Period
to 19 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 74 97
Rank change year-on-year -50 +23 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 111 56 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.02% 3.11% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 3.25% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80 48 150
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,375
25th Percentile £51,250 £48,125 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 4,940 1,723 6,564
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.92% 95.83% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,832 1,415 4,905
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -57 36 £65,000 +13.04% 21
Hertfordshire -53 32 £65,000 +8.33% 19
Essex +1 20 £52,500 -8.70% 7
Bedfordshire -4 16 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Suffolk -14 4 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Norfolk -23 2 £48,808 -7.03% 3
East Anglia - 1 £65,000 - 4
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 64 (57.66%) JavaScript
2 58 (52.25%) SQL
3 53 (47.75%) .NET
4 52 (46.85%) C#
5 48 (43.24%) Azure
6 47 (42.34%) React
7 42 (37.84%) Full Stack Development
8 41 (36.94%) AWS
9 33 (29.73%) HTML
9 33 (29.73%) CSS
10 31 (27.93%) DevOps
11 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (26.13%) Social Skills
13 27 (24.32%) SQL Server
14 26 (23.42%) Docker
15 25 (22.52%) TypeScript
15 25 (22.52%) Web Development
16 22 (19.82%) Microservices
16 22 (19.82%) GCP
16 22 (19.82%) MySQL
17 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (16.22%) REST
18 18 (16.22%) GitLab
19 17 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
19 17 (15.32%) Google
20 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (14.41%) AngularJS
20 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
20 16 (14.41%) Front End 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 11 (9.91%) IIS
2 8 (7.21%) CMS
3 4 (3.60%) nginx
3 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.80%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) Kentico
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 48 (43.24%) Azure
2 41 (36.94%) AWS
3 22 (19.82%) GCP
4 11 (9.91%) GitHub
5 7 (6.31%) Cloudflare
6 5 (4.50%) Apple Pay
6 5 (4.50%) Google Pay
6 5 (4.50%) npm
6 5 (4.50%) Samsung Pay
6 5 (4.50%) Serverless
7 4 (3.60%) Azure Event Grid
7 4 (3.60%) Azure Functions
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.70%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.70%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.80%) Stripe
10 1 (0.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) AMQP
1 3 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.82%) MySQL
3 14 (12.61%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.11%) Redis
5 6 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.70%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.70%) Metadata
7 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.80%) Big Data
9 1 (0.90%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) GitLab
2 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.50%) JIRA
5 3 (2.70%) CircleCI
5 3 (2.70%) MSTest
5 3 (2.70%) NUnit
5 3 (2.70%) Selenium
5 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.80%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.80%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.90%) Gradle
7 1 (0.90%) Maven
7 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (26.13%) Social Skills
2 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.91%) Influencing Skills
3 11 (9.91%) Presentation Skills
4 9 (8.11%) Marketing
5 7 (6.31%) Finance
6 5 (4.50%) Back Office
7 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.60%) Retail
8 3 (2.70%) Automotive
8 3 (2.70%) Banking
8 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.80%) Games
9 2 (1.80%) Law
10 1 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.90%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (47.75%) .NET
2 47 (42.34%) React
3 33 (29.73%) CSS
3 33 (29.73%) HTML
4 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (16.22%) REST
6 16 (14.41%) .NET Core
6 16 (14.41%) AngularJS
7 15 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (12.61%) React Native
9 13 (11.71%) Node.js
10 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET
10 12 (10.81%) HTML5
11 10 (9.01%) Sass
12 9 (8.11%) RESTful
12 9 (8.11%) Web Services
13 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.21%) Ajax
14 7 (6.31%) jQuery
14 7 (6.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) User Experience
2 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.50%) iPad
4 4 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.70%) Legacy Applications
5 3 (2.70%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.70%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.80%) FMCG
6 2 (1.80%) Life Science
6 2 (1.80%) Online Games
6 2 (1.80%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.90%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.90%) CUDA
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.90%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 5 (4.50%) Android
4 2 (1.80%) Unix
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.84%) Full Stack Development
2 31 (27.93%) DevOps
3 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.52%) Web Development
5 22 (19.82%) Microservices
6 17 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (14.41%) Front End Development
8 15 (13.51%) OO
8 15 (13.51%) SDLC
9 14 (12.61%) Analytics
10 13 (11.71%) API Development
10 13 (11.71%) Fintech
11 12 (10.81%) Machine Learning
11 12 (10.81%) Scrum
11 12 (10.81%) TDD
12 11 (9.91%) Analytical Thinking
12 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.91%) Strategic Thinking
13 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
13 10 (9.01%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (57.66%) JavaScript
2 58 (52.25%) SQL
3 52 (46.85%) C#
4 25 (22.52%) TypeScript
5 10 (9.01%) Python
6 9 (8.11%) Java
7 8 (7.21%) PHP
8 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.41%) ES7
9 6 (5.41%) Java 8
9 6 (5.41%) Kotlin
10 5 (4.50%) Java 11
11 3 (2.70%) Ruby
12 2 (1.80%) C++
12 2 (1.80%) ES6
13 1 (0.90%) C
13 1 (0.90%) Haskell
13 1 (0.90%) Julia
13 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
1 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (23.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.31%) Terraform
3 2 (1.80%) Ansible
4 1 (0.90%) Consul
4 1 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Google
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Apple
2 5 (4.50%) Samsung
3 4 (3.60%) Optimizely
4 3 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe
5 1 (0.90%) Citrix
5 1 (0.90%) Dell KACE
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) Orchard
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.90%) VMware