Period
to 25 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 73 73
Rank change year-on-year -53 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 95 117 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.01% 3.64% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 3.81% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72 91 198
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,050 £43,425
25th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +0.92%
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,250
90th Percentile £83,375 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 4,314 3,068 7,107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.24% 95.55% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,598 2,406 5,610
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,300 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.38% -4.63% +2.15%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,864 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 2021. 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 -34 46 £62,500 +13.64% 19
Hertfordshire -49 22 £65,000 +13.04% 19
Essex +5 13 £55,000 +12.82% 7
Suffolk +5 7 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Bedfordshire -9 5 £50,000 -31.03% 4
Norfolk -7 2 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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 62 (65.26%) JavaScript
2 51 (53.68%) SQL
3 43 (45.26%) React
4 40 (42.11%) .NET
5 38 (40.00%) C#
6 36 (37.89%) CSS
7 34 (35.79%) HTML
8 30 (31.58%) Azure
9 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (28.42%) REST
11 26 (27.37%) Social Skills
12 25 (26.32%) Docker
13 24 (25.26%) TypeScript
13 24 (25.26%) Microservices
14 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
15 21 (22.11%) AngularJS
15 21 (22.11%) Node.js
16 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
17 19 (20.00%) User Experience
18 18 (18.95%) .NET Core
19 17 (17.89%) Front End Development
20 16 (16.84%) Mentoring
20 16 (16.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 15 (15.79%) Relational Database
21 15 (15.79%) Python
21 15 (15.79%) Web Development
22 14 (14.74%) OO
22 14 (14.74%) DevOps
22 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
23 13 (13.68%) HTML5

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 10 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) nginx
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.11%) Maximo
1 2 (2.11%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Azure
2 13 (13.68%) AWS
3 6 (6.32%) Apple Pay
3 6 (6.32%) Google Pay
3 6 (6.32%) Samsung Pay
4 5 (5.26%) GCP
5 4 (4.21%) npm
5 4 (4.21%) SaaS
6 3 (3.16%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.11%) Boomi
7 2 (2.11%) PaaS
7 2 (2.11%) Serverless
7 2 (2.11%) ServiceMax
7 2 (2.11%) Snowflake
8 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.05%) Azure Pipelines
8 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.05%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (1.05%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.53%) MySQL
4 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.32%) Redis
6 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.16%) Metadata
8 2 (2.11%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.11%) Power BI
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.11%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) GitLab
2 6 (6.32%) JIRA
3 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.11%) Gradle
4 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 26 (27.37%) Social Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Finance
3 7 (7.37%) Back Office
4 5 (5.26%) Marketing
5 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.21%) Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Retail
7 2 (2.11%) Law
7 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.05%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.26%) React
2 40 (42.11%) .NET
3 36 (37.89%) CSS
4 34 (35.79%) HTML
5 27 (28.42%) REST
6 21 (22.11%) AngularJS
6 21 (22.11%) Node.js
7 18 (18.95%) .NET Core
8 16 (16.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (13.68%) .NET Framework
10 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET
10 13 (13.68%) HTML5
10 13 (13.68%) React Native
11 12 (12.63%) JSON
12 10 (10.53%) RESTful
13 9 (9.47%) Ajax
13 9 (9.47%) Sass
14 8 (8.42%) SOAP
14 8 (8.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) User Experience
2 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.32%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.26%) Spread Betting
4 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.16%) iPad
6 2 (2.11%) Life Science
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.05%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.05%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Linux
2 6 (6.32%) Android
3 4 (4.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.26%) Microservices
3 17 (17.89%) Front End Development
4 16 (16.84%) Mentoring
5 15 (15.79%) Web Development
6 14 (14.74%) DevOps
6 14 (14.74%) OO
7 11 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.53%) Machine Learning
8 10 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (9.47%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (9.47%) Fintech
10 8 (8.42%) API Development
10 8 (8.42%) Coaching
10 8 (8.42%) MVC
10 8 (8.42%) Scrum
11 7 (7.37%) OOP
11 7 (7.37%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.26%) JavaScript
2 51 (53.68%) SQL
3 38 (40.00%) C#
4 24 (25.26%) TypeScript
5 15 (15.79%) Python
6 13 (13.68%) Java
7 5 (5.26%) C
7 5 (5.26%) C++
7 5 (5.26%) ES7
8 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.16%) Java 11
9 3 (3.16%) Java 8
9 3 (3.16%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
9 3 (3.16%) Ruby
10 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.11%) Go
10 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.05%) Clojure
11 1 (1.05%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) PhD
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.37%) Terraform
3 4 (4.21%) FlexNet
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Google
3 6 (6.32%) Apple
3 6 (6.32%) Samsung
4 4 (4.21%) ANSYS
4 4 (4.21%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.16%) PayPal
5 3 (3.16%) Symantec
5 3 (3.16%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.11%) Dell
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Zend