Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 50 63
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 492 667 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.04% 5.31% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 5.47% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 398 615 540
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,175 £38,600 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 11,790 12,199 13,673
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.05% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9,057 9,839 11,330
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
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 15 July 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 15 July 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
Hertfordshire -13 186 £57,500 -4.17% 18
Cambridgeshire +2 183 £50,000 - 27
Bedfordshire +17 48 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Essex -53 38 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Suffolk -18 27 £55,000 +27.91% 4
Norfolk +15 10 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 251 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 250 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (50.20%) .NET
4 230 (46.75%) C#
5 218 (44.31%) SQL
6 174 (35.37%) HTML
7 143 (29.07%) CSS
8 142 (28.86%) Java
9 134 (27.24%) TDD
10 117 (23.78%) AngularJS
11 116 (23.58%) MVC
12 111 (22.56%) Git (software)
13 109 (22.15%) Amazon AWS
13 109 (22.15%) SQL Server
14 108 (21.95%) ASP.NET
15 107 (21.75%) DevOps
16 104 (21.14%) Web Services
17 96 (19.51%) OO
17 96 (19.51%) Degree
18 95 (19.31%) Microsoft Azure
19 85 (17.28%) HTML5
20 83 (16.87%) jQuery
21 81 (16.46%) Computer Science
21 81 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
22 80 (16.26%) Spring
23 79 (16.06%) RESTful
24 78 (15.85%) Software Engineering
25 76 (15.45%) Microsoft
26 74 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
27 71 (14.43%) Microservices

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 28 (5.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 24 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.67%) Apache Spark
4 23 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.85%) Confluence
7 11 (2.24%) Apache
8 8 (1.63%) Mule
9 7 (1.42%) CMS
10 5 (1.02%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.81%) IIS
11 4 (0.81%) JBoss
12 3 (0.61%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.41%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (4.27%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.81%) Magento
4 3 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 109 (22.15%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (19.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.30%) GitHub
4 23 (4.67%) Office 365
5 21 (4.27%) OpenShift
6 11 (2.24%) Serverless
7 9 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.22%) SaaS
9 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.81%) Boomi
10 4 (0.81%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.61%) npm
12 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.20%) Datadog
12 1 (0.20%) Google Play
12 1 (0.20%) IaaS
12 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.72%) HTTP
2 5 (1.02%) Internet
3 3 (0.61%) SMS
3 3 (0.61%) SSL
4 2 (0.41%) Broadband
4 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.41%) OpenFlow
4 2 (0.41%) VPN
4 2 (0.41%) Wireless
5 1 (0.20%) 802.15
5 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 64 (13.01%) NoSQL
3 37 (7.52%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (3.46%) MySQL
6 16 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.85%) Big Data
8 14 (2.85%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.03%) Power BI
11 8 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.81%) Redis
15 4 (0.81%) SQLPlus
16 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 111 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.54%) Jenkins
3 39 (7.93%) JIRA
3 39 (7.93%) Visual Studio
4 33 (6.71%) Jasmine
4 33 (6.71%) NUnit
5 21 (4.27%) Cucumber
5 21 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 21 (4.27%) Subversion
6 20 (4.07%) Eclipse
7 17 (3.46%) Selenium
8 15 (3.05%) MSTest
8 15 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 13 (2.64%) Maven
10 12 (2.44%) webpack
11 11 (2.24%) Log4Net
12 10 (2.03%) JUnit
12 10 (2.03%) Rational Team Concert
12 10 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (2.03%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (12.40%) Finance
2 53 (10.77%) Games
3 23 (4.67%) Retail
4 20 (4.07%) Advertising
4 20 (4.07%) Marketing
5 15 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.83%) Back Office
6 9 (1.83%) Banking
7 8 (1.63%) Law
8 7 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.22%) Electronics
10 5 (1.02%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (50.20%) .NET
2 174 (35.37%) HTML
3 143 (29.07%) CSS
4 117 (23.78%) AngularJS
5 108 (21.95%) ASP.NET
6 104 (21.14%) Web Services
7 85 (17.28%) HTML5
8 83 (16.87%) jQuery
9 80 (16.26%) Spring
10 79 (16.06%) RESTful
11 74 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (13.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 61 (12.40%) .NET Framework
14 51 (10.37%) React
15 44 (8.94%) REST
16 43 (8.74%) XML
17 42 (8.54%) .NET Core
18 33 (6.71%) Ajax
19 30 (6.10%) Hibernate
20 28 (5.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.46%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.93%) User Experience
3 34 (6.91%) Mobile App
4 29 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.89%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (5.08%) Fintech
6 22 (4.47%) Private Cloud
7 21 (4.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 21 (4.27%) Online Games
8 13 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.03%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.02%) Acoustics
10 5 (1.02%) LIMS
10 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.81%) Photography
11 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.61%) Media Streaming
12 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (14.02%) Linux
2 31 (6.30%) Android
3 26 (5.28%) Apple iOS
4 21 (4.27%) Unix
5 11 (2.24%) Windows
6 3 (0.61%) HPUX
6 3 (0.61%) Solaris
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (27.24%) TDD
3 116 (23.58%) MVC
4 107 (21.75%) DevOps
5 96 (19.51%) OO
6 81 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
7 78 (15.85%) Software Engineering
8 71 (14.43%) Microservices
9 61 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 56 (11.38%) Test Automation
12 52 (10.57%) E-Commerce
13 51 (10.37%) Web Development
14 50 (10.16%) SOLID
15 49 (9.96%) Scrum
15 49 (9.96%) SOA
16 48 (9.76%) Mentoring
17 47 (9.55%) Unit Testing
18 39 (7.93%) SDLC
19 38 (7.72%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 251 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 230 (46.75%) C#
3 218 (44.31%) SQL
4 142 (28.86%) Java
5 56 (11.38%) Python
6 48 (9.76%) TypeScript
7 39 (7.93%) Scala
8 34 (6.91%) C++
9 24 (4.88%) Ruby
9 24 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 20 (4.07%) Java 8
11 16 (3.25%) PHP
12 14 (2.85%) ES6
13 12 (2.44%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.03%) C
14 10 (2.03%) Groovy
15 8 (1.63%) Haskell
15 8 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.42%) Perl
17 5 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 96 (19.51%) Degree
2 48 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.41%) MCPD
3 2 (0.41%) MCSD
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.27%) PCI DSS
2 17 (3.46%) QA
3 4 (0.81%) GCP
3 4 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (11.99%) Docker
2 5 (1.02%) LXC
3 3 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (4.27%) Kibana
2 10 (2.03%) Puppet
3 9 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.81%) Ansible
4 4 (0.81%) Consul
4 4 (0.81%) Terraform
5 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.41%) Oracle
3 37 (7.52%) Google
4 30 (6.10%) Xamarin
5 28 (5.69%) WorldPay
6 17 (3.46%) IBM
7 11 (2.24%) New Relic
8 10 (2.03%) SAP
8 10 (2.03%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.83%) WSO2
10 6 (1.22%) Tableau
11 5 (1.02%) hybris
11 5 (1.02%) Talend
12 4 (0.81%) Adobe
12 4 (0.81%) Dell
12 4 (0.81%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.81%) Pardot
12 4 (0.81%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.81%) webMethods