Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019.

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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 66 46
Rank change year-on-year +18 -20 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 406 543 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.84% 4.20% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 4.33% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 322 451 645
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 £42,500 £42,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 8,121 12,539 11,947
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.03% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,260 9,890 9,716
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,095
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +9 166 £52,500 +5.00% 50
Hertfordshire +14 135 £56,250 +2.27% 19
Bedfordshire +11 49 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Essex +4 31 £45,591 -17.11% 5
Norfolk +28 14 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Suffolk +15 11 £48,750 -9.30% 5
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 231 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (42.61%) .NET
3 171 (42.12%) C#
3 171 (42.12%) JavaScript
4 148 (36.45%) HTML
5 137 (33.74%) CSS
6 134 (33.00%) Java
7 122 (30.05%) MVC
8 113 (27.83%) ASP.NET
9 99 (24.38%) AngularJS
10 94 (23.15%) SQL
11 93 (22.91%) Git (software)
12 89 (21.92%) TDD
13 76 (18.72%) Microsoft
14 70 (17.24%) Web Services
15 69 (17.00%) SQL Server
15 69 (17.00%) Linux
16 65 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
17 59 (14.53%) Computer Science
17 59 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 59 (14.53%) Front End Development
18 58 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 58 (14.29%) Software Engineering
19 57 (14.04%) Oracle
20 56 (13.79%) Docker
21 54 (13.30%) React
21 54 (13.30%) RESTful
22 51 (12.56%) Unit Testing
22 51 (12.56%) Scrum
22 51 (12.56%) Degree

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 29 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 28 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.97%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.48%) Apache
5 6 (1.48%) Confluence
6 5 (1.23%) Drupal
6 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.74%) CoreMedia CMS
7 3 (0.74%) IIS
7 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.49%) JBoss
8 2 (0.49%) WordPress
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.74%) GIMP
2 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.22%) Magento
3 3 (0.74%) Fredhopper
3 3 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.25%) ProductWriter
5 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 65 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.68%) SaaS
4 17 (4.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (3.69%) Office 365
6 10 (2.46%) GitHub
7 7 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.72%) OneDrive
8 6 (1.48%) Serverless
9 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.74%) Algolia
10 3 (0.74%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.49%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.49%) npm
12 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.25%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.71%) HTTP
2 8 (1.97%) Internet
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.49%) FTP
3 2 (0.49%) SSL
3 2 (0.49%) VoIP
4 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.58%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (6.65%) MySQL
5 25 (6.16%) NoSQL
6 22 (5.42%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.19%) Power BI
8 16 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.71%) Amazon Athena
11 10 (2.46%) Big Data
12 9 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.97%) Redis
13 8 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.72%) QlikView
14 7 (1.72%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
16 3 (0.74%) GIS
Development Applications
1 93 (22.91%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.91%) NUnit
3 20 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (4.68%) JIRA
5 17 (4.19%) Visual Studio
6 16 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (3.94%) Jenkins
7 14 (3.45%) Maven
7 14 (3.45%) Moq
7 14 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.20%) Subversion
9 11 (2.71%) Gradle
9 11 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (2.46%) MSTest
11 9 (2.22%) Selenium
11 9 (2.22%) xUnit.net
12 8 (1.97%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.97%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.72%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 47 (11.58%) Retail
2 43 (10.59%) Finance
3 16 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.69%) Games
5 12 (2.96%) Banking
6 7 (1.72%) Marketing
7 6 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.99%) Electronics
9 4 (0.99%) Law
10 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.49%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (42.61%) .NET
2 148 (36.45%) HTML
3 137 (33.74%) CSS
4 113 (27.83%) ASP.NET
5 99 (24.38%) AngularJS
6 70 (17.24%) Web Services
7 59 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 54 (13.30%) React
8 54 (13.30%) RESTful
9 50 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (10.84%) jQuery
11 40 (9.85%) HTML5
11 40 (9.85%) REST
12 37 (9.11%) Spring
13 32 (7.88%) .NET Framework
14 31 (7.64%) .NET Core
15 28 (6.90%) JSON
15 28 (6.90%) Vue.js
16 26 (6.40%) XML
17 25 (6.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.36%) User Experience
2 28 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.94%) Private Cloud
5 13 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.71%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.46%) Fintech
9 9 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.72%) Robotics
11 6 (1.48%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.48%) Smart City
12 5 (1.23%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.23%) Xbox
13 3 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.74%) Blog
14 1 (0.25%) Industry 4.0
14 1 (0.25%) STB
14 1 (0.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.00%) Linux
2 21 (5.17%) Android
3 12 (2.96%) CoreOS
4 11 (2.71%) Unix
5 9 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.22%) Windows
6 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (30.05%) MVC
3 89 (21.92%) TDD
4 59 (14.53%) Computer Science
4 59 (14.53%) Front End Development
5 58 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 51 (12.56%) Scrum
6 51 (12.56%) Unit Testing
7 50 (12.32%) OO
8 49 (12.07%) Web Development
9 43 (10.59%) Biology
9 43 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (10.10%) DevOps
11 40 (9.85%) Open Source
12 39 (9.61%) E-Commerce
13 38 (9.36%) Informatics
14 35 (8.62%) Microservices
14 35 (8.62%) SOLID
15 33 (8.13%) Bioinformatics
15 33 (8.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 171 (42.12%) C#
1 171 (42.12%) JavaScript
2 134 (33.00%) Java
3 94 (23.15%) SQL
4 43 (10.59%) Python
5 27 (6.65%) PHP
5 27 (6.65%) TypeScript
6 22 (5.42%) ES6
7 21 (5.17%) C++
7 21 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.96%) Haskell
8 12 (2.96%) Scala
9 10 (2.46%) C
9 10 (2.46%) Kotlin
10 9 (2.22%) XAML
11 7 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.23%) ES7
12 5 (1.23%) ES8
13 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (12.56%) Degree
2 33 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.48%) DBS Check
4 5 (1.23%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.19%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (13.79%) Docker
2 10 (2.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 2 (0.49%) Varnish
4 1 (0.25%) Firmware
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.69%) Ansible
3 12 (2.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.04%) Oracle
3 14 (3.45%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.97%) WorldPay
5 7 (1.72%) Tableau
6 6 (1.48%) SAP
7 5 (1.23%) Google
7 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.99%) Zend
9 3 (0.74%) Adobe
9 3 (0.74%) Elastic Path
9 3 (0.74%) hybris
9 3 (0.74%) IBM
9 3 (0.74%) Sencha
10 2 (0.49%) Nintex
10 2 (0.49%) SendGrid
11 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.25%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.25%) VMware