Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 53 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 574 572 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.85% 4.60% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 4.75% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 507 538 572
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +4.71%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 11,436 12,036 14,335
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.83% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,373 9,911 11,863
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,675
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -1 235 £55,000 -4.35% 21
Cambridgeshire +20 224 £50,000 - 36
Essex +2 82 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Suffolk -28 18 £42,000 -2.33% 3
Bedfordshire +6 10 £60,000 - 4
Norfolk +8 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 299 (52.09%) C#
2 275 (47.91%) JavaScript
3 261 (45.47%) .NET
4 258 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
5 230 (40.07%) HTML
6 206 (35.89%) MVC
7 197 (34.32%) CSS
8 185 (32.23%) SQL
9 156 (27.18%) AngularJS
10 145 (25.26%) ASP.NET
11 142 (24.74%) Java
12 123 (21.43%) Software Engineering
13 116 (20.21%) TDD
14 114 (19.86%) SQL Server
15 106 (18.47%) Web Services
16 103 (17.94%) Git (software)
17 102 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 102 (17.77%) Finance
18 101 (17.60%) SDLC
19 93 (16.20%) Degree
20 91 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
21 90 (15.68%) OO
22 89 (15.51%) Spring
23 87 (15.16%) Web Development
24 82 (14.29%) HTML5
25 79 (13.76%) Microsoft
26 78 (13.59%) Computer Science
27 75 (13.07%) Python
28 74 (12.89%) Unit Testing
29 69 (12.02%) C++

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 25 (4.36%) Tomcat
2 18 (3.14%) IIS
3 17 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (2.79%) JBoss
5 14 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.26%) CMS
7 12 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.92%) Apache
8 11 (1.92%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (1.39%) Drupal
10 8 (1.39%) WildFly
11 7 (1.22%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.22%) NServiceBus
12 6 (1.05%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.87%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.35%) Confluence
14 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.17%) GIMP
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.52%) Magento
5 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 91 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.14%) SaaS
4 16 (2.79%) GitHub
5 14 (2.44%) Office 365
6 10 (1.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (1.74%) Serverless
7 6 (1.05%) npm
7 6 (1.05%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.17%) Heroku
11 1 (0.17%) PaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.70%) HTTP
2 7 (1.22%) Internet
2 7 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.22%) Wireless
3 5 (0.87%) Intranet
3 5 (0.87%) Skype
4 2 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) IMAP
5 1 (0.17%) SMTP
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.28%) NoSQL
3 54 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 36 (6.27%) Redis
5 33 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 24 (4.18%) MySQL
7 17 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.57%) Big Data
13 7 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 103 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.36%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.27%) NUnit
4 35 (6.10%) Jenkins
5 26 (4.53%) Selenium
6 22 (3.83%) SpecFlow
7 20 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (3.31%) Subversion
9 18 (3.14%) Jasmine
9 18 (3.14%) Maven
10 17 (2.96%) gulp
11 16 (2.79%) Moq
12 14 (2.44%) JIRA
13 12 (2.09%) TeamCity
14 11 (1.92%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.57%) Grunt
15 9 (1.57%) JUnit
15 9 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 9 (1.57%) webpack
16 8 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 102 (17.77%) Finance
2 31 (5.40%) Advertising
3 26 (4.53%) Games
4 16 (2.79%) Banking
4 16 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.61%) Automotive
6 12 (2.09%) Marketing
7 9 (1.57%) Retail
8 7 (1.22%) Legal
9 5 (0.87%) Publishing
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Electronics
10 3 (0.52%) Law
10 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (45.47%) .NET
2 230 (40.07%) HTML
3 197 (34.32%) CSS
4 156 (27.18%) AngularJS
5 145 (25.26%) ASP.NET
6 106 (18.47%) Web Services
7 102 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 89 (15.51%) Spring
9 82 (14.29%) HTML5
10 67 (11.67%) jQuery
10 67 (11.67%) React
11 64 (11.15%) .NET Framework
12 61 (10.63%) RESTful
13 58 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 57 (9.93%) WCF
15 50 (8.71%) Node.js
16 44 (7.67%) Java EE
17 41 (7.14%) CSS3
18 40 (6.97%) Hibernate
19 39 (6.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 63 (10.98%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (10.28%) Mobile App
4 46 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (6.27%) User Experience
6 22 (3.83%) Fintech
6 22 (3.83%) Social Media
7 20 (3.48%) Xbox
8 17 (2.96%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.44%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.92%) Online Games
10 11 (1.92%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.39%) Acoustics
13 8 (1.39%) iPad
14 6 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (1.05%) Media Streaming
15 4 (0.70%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.52%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.89%) Linux
2 31 (5.40%) Windows
3 15 (2.61%) Unix
4 14 (2.44%) Android
5 13 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (35.89%) MVC
3 123 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 116 (20.21%) TDD
5 101 (17.60%) SDLC
6 90 (15.68%) OO
7 87 (15.16%) Web Development
8 74 (12.89%) Unit Testing
9 60 (10.45%) Mentoring
10 54 (9.41%) Mathematics
11 48 (8.36%) Scrum
12 43 (7.49%) Open Source
13 38 (6.62%) SOA
13 38 (6.62%) Web Application Development
14 37 (6.45%) Microservices
15 35 (6.10%) DevOps
16 34 (5.92%) Test Automation
17 32 (5.57%) OOP
18 30 (5.23%) OOD
19 29 (5.05%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 299 (52.09%) C#
2 275 (47.91%) JavaScript
3 185 (32.23%) SQL
4 142 (24.74%) Java
5 75 (13.07%) Python
6 69 (12.02%) C++
7 38 (6.62%) TypeScript
8 33 (5.75%) PHP
9 21 (3.66%) Ruby
10 17 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.09%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.92%) ES6
13 11 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.57%) C
14 9 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.22%) Scala
15 7 (1.22%) VB
16 5 (0.87%) R
16 5 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 93 (16.20%) Degree
2 50 (8.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.74%) PhD
4 7 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.66%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (4.88%) Docker
2 5 (0.87%) HDFS
3 4 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (1.74%) Consul
2 9 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.22%) Puppet
4 5 (0.87%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Mesos
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 79 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.97%) Oracle
3 24 (4.18%) Google
4 12 (2.09%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.57%) Software AG
5 9 (1.57%) webMethods
6 7 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.05%) SAP
7 6 (1.05%) WorldPay
8 5 (0.87%) Adobe
9 4 (0.70%) Sybase
10 3 (0.52%) Twitter
11 2 (0.35%) BroadVision
11 2 (0.35%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.35%) hybris
11 2 (0.35%) IBM
11 2 (0.35%) Teradata
11 2 (0.35%) Terracotta
11 2 (0.35%) Zend