Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020.

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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 51 62
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 233 397 553
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.05% 4.65% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.80% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 195 369 503
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £39,750 £42,500 £42,093
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 5,526 8,273 12,387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 96.82% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4,016 6,396 9,970
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 -11 77 £57,500 +4.55% 22
Cambridgeshire -21 61 £57,500 +9.52% 21
Norfolk +11 32 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Essex -5 25 £52,500 +15.16% 3
Suffolk +15 21 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Bedfordshire -11 17 £70,000 +16.67%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 111 (47.64%) JavaScript
2 104 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (37.77%) SQL
4 85 (36.48%) Azure
5 78 (33.48%) HTML
6 75 (32.19%) C#
7 74 (31.76%) Java
8 73 (31.33%) CSS
9 72 (30.90%) AWS
10 71 (30.47%) .NET
11 67 (28.76%) Scrum
12 65 (27.90%) MVC
13 62 (26.61%) React
14 59 (25.32%) AngularJS
15 54 (23.18%) Retail
16 51 (21.89%) Web Development
17 50 (21.46%) Git (software)
18 44 (18.88%) Python
19 40 (17.17%) ASP.NET
20 38 (16.31%) Microsoft
20 38 (16.31%) Spring
21 37 (15.88%) Front End Development
22 35 (15.02%) MySQL
23 34 (14.59%) E-Commerce
23 34 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
24 32 (13.73%) DevOps
24 32 (13.73%) REST
25 31 (13.30%) Microservices
25 31 (13.30%) HTML5
26 30 (12.88%) XML

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 20 (8.58%) OpenStack
2 19 (8.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.15%) Confluence
4 4 (1.72%) CMS
5 3 (1.29%) Apache
5 3 (1.29%) IIS
6 2 (0.86%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.43%) InVision
1 8 (3.43%) Photoshop
1 8 (3.43%) Sketch
1 8 (3.43%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (36.48%) Azure
2 72 (30.90%) AWS
3 26 (11.16%) GCP
4 22 (9.44%) SaaS
5 6 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (2.58%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (2.58%) Serverless
6 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.86%) IaaS
6 2 (0.86%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.43%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.43%) Internet
2 4 (1.72%) HTTP
2 4 (1.72%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.43%) Broadband
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.02%) MySQL
2 23 (9.87%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.44%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.29%) Amazon Athena
4 10 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.00%) Data Lake
6 7 (3.00%) Spotfire
7 6 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.58%) Blockchain
7 6 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.86%) Big Data
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.86%) Redis
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 24 (10.30%) Maven
4 23 (9.87%) Gradle
5 19 (8.15%) Ant
5 19 (8.15%) Eclipse
6 16 (6.87%) Grunt
7 15 (6.44%) JIRA
8 10 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.86%) webpack
10 8 (3.43%) gulp
11 6 (2.58%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.15%) Selenium
13 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
15 2 (0.86%) Hudson
15 2 (0.86%) NUnit
15 2 (0.86%) Subversion
15 2 (0.86%) VisualVM
General
1 54 (23.18%) Retail
2 13 (5.58%) Games
3 10 (4.29%) Finance
3 10 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.58%) Law
5 5 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.29%) Housing Association
6 3 (1.29%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Banking
7 2 (0.86%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (33.48%) HTML
2 73 (31.33%) CSS
3 71 (30.47%) .NET
4 62 (26.61%) React
5 59 (25.32%) AngularJS
6 40 (17.17%) ASP.NET
7 38 (16.31%) Spring
8 32 (13.73%) REST
9 31 (13.30%) HTML5
10 30 (12.88%) XML
11 29 (12.45%) Web Services
12 28 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (12.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (11.59%) Hibernate
14 26 (11.16%) CSS3
14 26 (11.16%) Vue.js
15 24 (10.30%) XSLT
16 21 (9.01%) .NET Core
16 21 (9.01%) J2EE
17 20 (8.58%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.59%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (10.73%) Mobile App
4 18 (7.73%) User Experience
5 16 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.29%) Cloud Native
7 7 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.58%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.29%) Robotics
10 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.86%) FMCG
10 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.43%) Acoustics
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) Music Streaming
11 1 (0.43%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.01%) Android
1 21 (9.01%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.58%) Linux
3 12 (5.15%) Windows
4 9 (3.86%) Unix
5 3 (1.29%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (28.76%) Scrum
3 65 (27.90%) MVC
4 51 (21.89%) Web Development
5 37 (15.88%) Front End Development
6 34 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (14.59%) E-Commerce
7 32 (13.73%) DevOps
8 31 (13.30%) Microservices
9 29 (12.45%) TDD
10 26 (11.16%) ERP
11 24 (10.30%) CRM
11 24 (10.30%) Workflow
12 22 (9.44%) Multithreading
13 21 (9.01%) Computer Science
14 19 (8.15%) Android Development
14 19 (8.15%) iOS Development
14 19 (8.15%) Mobile Application Development
14 19 (8.15%) Multithreaded Programming
14 19 (8.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (47.64%) JavaScript
2 88 (37.77%) SQL
3 75 (32.19%) C#
4 74 (31.76%) Java
5 44 (18.88%) Python
6 25 (10.73%) C
7 23 (9.87%) TypeScript
8 14 (6.01%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.29%) PHP
9 10 (4.29%) R
10 9 (3.86%) Java 8
11 7 (3.00%) Ruby
12 6 (2.58%) Perl
13 5 (2.15%) ES6
13 5 (2.15%) XAML
14 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.29%) C++
15 3 (1.29%) PyPy
15 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (11.59%) Degree
2 8 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (8.58%) Docker
2 15 (6.44%) Firmware
3 4 (1.72%) GPFS
3 4 (1.72%) Lustre
3 4 (1.72%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) MOM
3 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.02%) Oracle
3 23 (9.87%) Google
4 7 (3.00%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.58%) IBM
6 3 (1.29%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.86%) Tableau
7 2 (0.86%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.43%) Apple
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) Splunk
8 1 (0.43%) TippingPoint
8 1 (0.43%) Zend