Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 417 572 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.42% 4.86% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.54% 5.01% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 346 505 537
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 £41,500 £41,350 £41,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £68,750
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 9,175 11,411 11,997
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 96.86% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6,944 9,353 9,877
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,902 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.06% +4.23% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 January 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 January 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
Hertfordshire -12 153 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Cambridgeshire -14 139 £50,000 - 36
Bedfordshire +24 51 £60,000 - 4
Essex -16 41 £52,500 -4.55% 11
Norfolk +35 19 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Suffolk +6 17 £52,500 +25.00% 6
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 218 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (45.32%) C#
3 183 (43.88%) .NET
4 160 (38.37%) JavaScript
5 130 (31.18%) HTML
6 129 (30.94%) Java
7 123 (29.50%) MVC
8 117 (28.06%) SQL
9 111 (26.62%) CSS
10 110 (26.38%) ASP.NET
11 99 (23.74%) AngularJS
12 87 (20.86%) TDD
13 77 (18.47%) Web Services
14 73 (17.51%) SQL Server
15 72 (17.27%) Microsoft
16 64 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
17 63 (15.11%) Web Development
18 61 (14.63%) OO
19 60 (14.39%) Linux
20 59 (14.15%) Oracle
20 59 (14.15%) Git (software)
20 59 (14.15%) DevOps
21 54 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
22 52 (12.47%) Spring
22 52 (12.47%) Software Engineering
23 50 (11.99%) Greenfield Project
24 49 (11.75%) Degree
24 49 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
25 48 (11.51%) Scrum
26 47 (11.27%) Computer Science

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 24 (5.76%) OpenStack
2 20 (4.80%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.64%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.16%) Drupal
8 8 (1.92%) WordPress
9 6 (1.44%) Apache
9 6 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.20%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.96%) JBoss
12 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.72%) CMS
12 3 (0.72%) Confluence
13 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.48%) IIS
14 1 (0.24%) Mule
14 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (7.67%) SaaS
4 14 (3.36%) Office 365
5 6 (1.44%) Serverless
6 4 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (0.96%) Google Play
7 3 (0.72%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.48%) GitHub
8 2 (0.48%) npm
8 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.60%) HTTP
2 8 (1.92%) Internet
3 3 (0.72%) VoIP
4 1 (0.24%) Skype
4 1 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.52%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.52%) MySQL
4 22 (5.28%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.12%) Redis
8 12 (2.88%) Power BI
9 10 (2.40%) Big Data
9 10 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (1.20%) OLAP
14 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.72%) Geospatial Data
16 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 59 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.76%) JIRA
3 18 (4.32%) Visual Studio
4 17 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.84%) NUnit
6 12 (2.88%) Maven
7 11 (2.64%) Subversion
8 8 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.68%) Rational Team Concert
9 7 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.44%) Hudson
10 6 (1.44%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.44%) Selenium
10 6 (1.44%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.20%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.20%) Moq
12 4 (0.96%) Android Studio
12 4 (0.96%) JUnit
12 4 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 44 (10.55%) Retail
2 38 (9.11%) Finance
3 13 (3.12%) Games
4 12 (2.88%) Back Office
5 11 (2.64%) Law
6 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.44%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (43.88%) .NET
2 130 (31.18%) HTML
3 111 (26.62%) CSS
4 110 (26.38%) ASP.NET
5 99 (23.74%) AngularJS
6 77 (18.47%) Web Services
7 52 (12.47%) Spring
8 49 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (10.55%) jQuery
11 37 (8.87%) React
12 35 (8.39%) RESTful
13 33 (7.91%) Vue.js
14 32 (7.67%) J2EE
15 31 (7.43%) .NET Core
16 30 (7.19%) REST
16 30 (7.19%) XML
17 29 (6.95%) Hibernate
17 29 (6.95%) HTML5
18 28 (6.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.99%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (8.63%) User Experience
3 27 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.60%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.40%) Robotics
8 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.44%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.96%) Fintech
10 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.48%) LIMS
11 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.48%) Smart City
12 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.24%) Media Streaming
12 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.39%) Linux
2 16 (3.84%) Android
3 10 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.92%) Windows
5 7 (1.68%) CoreOS
6 6 (1.44%) Unix
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (29.50%) MVC
3 87 (20.86%) TDD
4 63 (15.11%) Web Development
5 61 (14.63%) OO
6 59 (14.15%) DevOps
7 52 (12.47%) Software Engineering
8 48 (11.51%) Scrum
9 47 (11.27%) Computer Science
10 45 (10.79%) Front End Development
11 42 (10.07%) Mentoring
12 39 (9.35%) Microservices
13 34 (8.15%) Open Source
14 32 (7.67%) Unit Testing
15 30 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (7.19%) E-Commerce
15 30 (7.19%) Mathematics
16 25 (6.00%) Mobile Development
17 24 (5.76%) Informatics
18 23 (5.52%) Biology
Programming Languages
1 189 (45.32%) C#
2 160 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 129 (30.94%) Java
4 117 (28.06%) SQL
5 36 (8.63%) T-SQL
6 32 (7.67%) PHP
7 23 (5.52%) TypeScript
8 22 (5.28%) Python
9 17 (4.08%) ES6
10 14 (3.36%) Scala
11 12 (2.88%) C++
12 9 (2.16%) Haskell
13 8 (1.92%) Go
14 7 (1.68%) ABAP
14 7 (1.68%) C
14 7 (1.68%) Groovy
14 7 (1.68%) XAML
15 6 (1.44%) Java 8
16 5 (1.20%) ES7
16 5 (1.20%) ES8
Qualifications
1 49 (11.75%) Degree
2 34 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.44%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) WAI
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (3.60%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.88%) Graphite
3 11 (2.64%) Consul
4 10 (2.40%) Ansible
5 5 (1.20%) Terraform
6 4 (0.96%) Grafana
7 3 (0.72%) Kibana
7 3 (0.72%) Packer
8 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 59 (14.15%) Oracle
3 11 (2.64%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.40%) WorldPay
5 9 (2.16%) IBM
6 8 (1.92%) Google
7 7 (1.68%) SAP
7 7 (1.68%) Zend
8 4 (0.96%) Tableau
8 4 (0.96%) VMware
9 3 (0.72%) New Relic