Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 43 64
Rank change year-on-year -20 +21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 532 680 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.12% 5.57% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 5.75% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 438 647 572
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year - +2.33% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 12,517 11,835 14,054
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.97% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9,875 9,622 11,493
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +20 237 £50,000 - 32
Hertfordshire -39 184 £55,000 -8.33% 18
Essex -39 63 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Bedfordshire +7 24 £57,500 - 6
Suffolk -33 18 £53,750 +25.00% 6
Norfolk +12 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 269 (50.56%) .NET
2 264 (49.62%) JavaScript
3 261 (49.06%) C#
4 253 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (43.05%) SQL
6 197 (37.03%) HTML
7 172 (32.33%) CSS
8 139 (26.13%) MVC
9 132 (24.81%) Degree
10 131 (24.62%) Java
11 128 (24.06%) AngularJS
12 127 (23.87%) TDD
13 124 (23.31%) ASP.NET
14 121 (22.74%) Amazon AWS
15 115 (21.62%) Git (software)
15 115 (21.62%) Computer Science
16 108 (20.30%) Software Engineering
17 102 (19.17%) Microsoft
18 100 (18.80%) OO
19 99 (18.61%) SQL Server
20 95 (17.86%) Finance
20 95 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
21 90 (16.92%) HTML5
22 89 (16.73%) jQuery
23 88 (16.54%) Web Services
24 87 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
25 84 (15.79%) RESTful
26 81 (15.23%) Spring
27 80 (15.04%) DevOps
28 78 (14.66%) Web Development

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (4.32%) Oracle Service Bus
3 22 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.44%) Apache Spark
7 11 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.88%) Apache
9 9 (1.69%) JBoss
10 7 (1.32%) GlassFish
10 7 (1.32%) IIS
10 7 (1.32%) Mule
11 5 (0.94%) CMS
11 5 (0.94%) Confluence
11 5 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.56%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.38%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 22 (4.14%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.56%) Magento
4 3 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 121 (22.74%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.02%) GitHub
4 22 (4.14%) Office 365
4 22 (4.14%) OpenShift
5 15 (2.82%) SaaS
6 8 (1.50%) npm
6 8 (1.50%) Serverless
7 7 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.75%) Boomi
9 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.38%) IaaS
11 2 (0.38%) PaaS
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.58%) HTTP
2 5 (0.94%) Internet
2 5 (0.94%) Wireless
3 4 (0.75%) Skype
4 2 (0.38%) Broadband
4 2 (0.38%) Intranet
4 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.38%) OpenFlow
4 2 (0.38%) VPN
5 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (18.61%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.41%) NoSQL
3 38 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (3.20%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.44%) MySQL
8 11 (2.07%) Big Data
8 11 (2.07%) Redis
9 10 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 115 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.96%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.83%) NUnit
5 27 (5.08%) Jasmine
6 24 (4.51%) Subversion
7 22 (4.14%) Cucumber
7 22 (4.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (3.95%) Selenium
9 20 (3.76%) JIRA
10 18 (3.38%) MSTest
10 18 (3.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 17 (3.20%) Maven
11 17 (3.20%) webpack
12 15 (2.82%) gulp
13 10 (1.88%) JUnit
14 9 (1.69%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.50%) Ant
15 8 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (1.50%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (17.86%) Finance
2 45 (8.46%) Games
3 32 (6.02%) Advertising
4 19 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.20%) Retail
6 12 (2.26%) Banking
6 12 (2.26%) Marketing
7 9 (1.69%) Automotive
7 9 (1.69%) Law
8 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.13%) Electronics
9 6 (1.13%) Legal
10 4 (0.75%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (50.56%) .NET
2 197 (37.03%) HTML
3 172 (32.33%) CSS
4 128 (24.06%) AngularJS
5 124 (23.31%) ASP.NET
6 95 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (16.92%) HTML5
8 89 (16.73%) jQuery
9 88 (16.54%) Web Services
10 84 (15.79%) RESTful
11 81 (15.23%) Spring
12 71 (13.35%) .NET Framework
13 65 (12.22%) React
14 53 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 44 (8.27%) XML
16 39 (7.33%) CSS3
17 37 (6.95%) REST
17 37 (6.95%) WPF
18 36 (6.77%) Node.js
19 35 (6.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 115 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 42 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (7.52%) Mobile App
3 40 (7.52%) User Experience
4 31 (5.83%) Fintech
5 28 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.08%) Private Cloud
7 26 (4.89%) Online Games
8 22 (4.14%) Algorithms
8 22 (4.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (2.07%) Xbox
11 10 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.69%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.50%) Media Streaming
14 7 (1.32%) Acoustics
15 6 (1.13%) LIMS
15 6 (1.13%) Management Information System
16 4 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.97%) Linux
2 33 (6.20%) Android
3 29 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 29 (5.45%) Unix
4 23 (4.32%) Windows
5 3 (0.56%) HPUX
5 3 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (26.13%) MVC
3 127 (23.87%) TDD
4 108 (20.30%) Software Engineering
5 100 (18.80%) OO
6 87 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
7 80 (15.04%) DevOps
8 78 (14.66%) Web Development
9 68 (12.78%) Unit Testing
10 64 (12.03%) Mathematics
11 58 (10.90%) Mentoring
12 56 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 54 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (10.15%) Microservices
13 54 (10.15%) SDLC
14 53 (9.96%) Continuous Delivery
14 53 (9.96%) Scrum
15 48 (9.02%) SOA
16 46 (8.65%) E-Commerce
17 40 (7.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 264 (49.62%) JavaScript
2 261 (49.06%) C#
3 229 (43.05%) SQL
4 131 (24.62%) Java
5 70 (13.16%) Python
6 57 (10.71%) C++
7 38 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 32 (6.02%) Ruby
9 31 (5.83%) Scala
10 19 (3.57%) ES6
11 17 (3.20%) T-SQL
12 16 (3.01%) Java 8
12 16 (3.01%) PHP
13 12 (2.26%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.88%) C
16 9 (1.69%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.32%) Perl
18 5 (0.94%) Haskell
18 5 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 132 (24.81%) Degree
2 70 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.50%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.13%) PhD
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.38%) MCPD
6 2 (0.38%) MCSD
6 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.14%) PCI DSS
2 19 (3.57%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) GCP
3 4 (0.75%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (11.47%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) LXC
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
3 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.26%) Kibana
2 9 (1.69%) Puppet
3 7 (1.32%) Consul
4 6 (1.13%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.94%) Ansible
6 4 (0.75%) Terraform
7 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 102 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.09%) Oracle
3 29 (5.45%) Google
4 27 (5.08%) WorldPay
5 22 (4.14%) Xamarin
6 14 (2.63%) Sitecore
7 13 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.69%) IBM
8 9 (1.69%) SAP
9 8 (1.50%) WSO2
10 5 (0.94%) hybris
10 5 (0.94%) webMethods
11 4 (0.75%) Dell
11 4 (0.75%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.75%) Talend
11 4 (0.75%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.56%) BroadVision
12 3 (0.56%) Capita
12 3 (0.56%) Tableau
13 2 (0.38%) Demandware