Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 75 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 -28 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 120 197 407
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.38% 3.77% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 3.93% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 102 154 298
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,375 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,125 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 3,322 5,018 8,123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 95.91% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,165 3,756 6,319
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,800
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +16 64 £60,000 +2.13% 27
Essex +13 20 £55,000 +7.32% 6
Hertfordshire -7 19 £56,250 -2.17% 9
Bedfordshire +26 9 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Suffolk +8 6 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Norfolk -10 2 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 71 (59.17%) JavaScript
2 56 (46.67%) C#
3 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (38.33%) SQL
5 44 (36.67%) CSS
6 42 (35.00%) .NET
7 40 (33.33%) Azure
8 37 (30.83%) HTML
9 33 (27.50%) REST
10 32 (26.67%) DevOps
11 30 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 29 (24.17%) AngularJS
12 29 (24.17%) Git (software)
13 24 (20.00%) Java
13 24 (20.00%) Python
13 24 (20.00%) React
13 24 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (19.17%) Microservices
14 23 (19.17%) Node.js
15 22 (18.33%) OO
15 22 (18.33%) Degree
16 21 (17.50%) OOP
16 21 (17.50%) SOAP
16 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET
16 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
16 21 (17.50%) AWS
17 20 (16.67%) .NET Framework
18 17 (14.17%) Web Services
18 17 (14.17%) Docker
19 16 (13.33%) TypeScript

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 5 (4.17%) Drupal
1 5 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.33%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.33%) CMS
2 4 (3.33%) Luigi
3 3 (2.50%) Apache
3 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.67%) Confluence
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.83%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 40 (33.33%) Azure
2 21 (17.50%) AWS
3 9 (7.50%) PaaS
3 9 (7.50%) Power Platform
3 9 (7.50%) SaaS
4 7 (5.83%) Serverless
5 5 (4.17%) Azure Logic Apps
5 5 (4.17%) GCP
6 4 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.50%) Azure App Service
7 3 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.67%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.67%) Boomi
8 2 (1.67%) ServiceMax
9 1 (0.83%) Apple Pay
9 1 (0.83%) Google Pay
9 1 (0.83%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.83%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) 5G
1 1 (0.83%) SSL
1 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.67%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.67%) MySQL
3 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.67%) Power BI
7 6 (5.00%) Redis
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.33%) Azkaban
8 4 (3.33%) Big Data
8 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.33%) Tableau
9 2 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.67%) DB2
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (24.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.33%) Grunt
3 4 (3.33%) gulp
3 4 (3.33%) JIRA
3 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.50%) Gradle
4 3 (2.50%) JUnit
4 3 (2.50%) Maven
4 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.67%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.67%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.83%) GitLab
6 1 (0.83%) Mockito
6 1 (0.83%) MSTest
6 1 (0.83%) NUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Back Office
2 7 (5.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Police
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.67%) CSS
2 42 (35.00%) .NET
3 37 (30.83%) HTML
4 33 (27.50%) REST
5 29 (24.17%) AngularJS
6 24 (20.00%) React
7 23 (19.17%) Node.js
8 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET
8 21 (17.50%) SOAP
9 20 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 17 (14.17%) Web Services
11 16 (13.33%) JSON
11 16 (13.33%) RESTful
12 15 (12.50%) .NET Core
13 14 (11.67%) Spring
14 11 (9.17%) jQuery
15 10 (8.33%) HTML5
15 10 (8.33%) WPF
15 10 (8.33%) XML
16 9 (7.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) User Experience
2 10 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.50%) Life Science
5 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.50%) Spread Betting
6 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) Unix
3 2 (1.67%) Android
3 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.67%) DevOps
3 24 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (19.17%) Microservices
5 22 (18.33%) OO
6 21 (17.50%) OOP
7 15 (12.50%) SOLID
8 14 (11.67%) Analytics
8 14 (11.67%) Data Science
8 14 (11.67%) MVC
9 13 (10.83%) Scrum
9 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.83%) TDD
10 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.17%) Computer Science
11 11 (9.17%) Front End Development
11 11 (9.17%) Web Development
12 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.33%) Data Integration
12 10 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (59.17%) JavaScript
2 56 (46.67%) C#
3 46 (38.33%) SQL
4 24 (20.00%) Java
4 24 (20.00%) Python
5 16 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 12 (10.00%) C++
7 10 (8.33%) PHP
7 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.67%) C
9 4 (3.33%) Scala
10 3 (2.50%) ES6
10 3 (2.50%) Go
11 2 (1.67%) Java 8
12 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.33%) PhD
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (14.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.00%) Terraform
3 4 (3.33%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.17%) JD Edwards
2 5 (4.17%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.33%) ANSYS
3 4 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 3 (2.50%) Google
4 3 (2.50%) PayPal
5 2 (1.67%) Dell
5 2 (1.67%) IBM
5 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) Apple
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) Samsung
6 1 (0.83%) WSO2
6 1 (0.83%) Zend