Period
to 19 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 50 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6,281 8,008 9,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.79% 5.07% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 5.27% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,491 6,986 7,695
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 125,634 151,913 159,969
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.25% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 101,028 123,201 130,137
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in England

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in England.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in England

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in England

Senior Developer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
London -3 2,731 £75,000 +11.11% 511
South East -2 1,332 £57,500 +5.99% 163
North of England 0 1,015 £50,000 +11.11% 283
North West +14 618 £52,500 +10.53% 168
Midlands +6 524 £50,000 - 117
South West -10 406 £50,000 - 94
Yorkshire -33 354 £47,500 +5.56% 83
West Midlands -2 303 £50,000 - 65
East of England -2 256 £55,000 - 73
East Midlands +4 218 £50,000 - 52
North East +2 43 £47,500 +5.56% 32
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 3,064 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 2,735 (43.54%) JavaScript
3 2,415 (38.45%) C#
4 2,205 (35.11%) .NET
5 1,937 (30.84%) Java
6 1,683 (26.80%) HTML
7 1,673 (26.64%) SQL
8 1,637 (26.06%) CSS
9 1,351 (21.51%) AngularJS
10 1,326 (21.11%) SQL Server
11 1,266 (20.16%) MVC
12 1,263 (20.11%) TDD
13 1,171 (18.64%) ASP.NET
14 1,144 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,020 (16.24%) Finance
16 1,019 (16.22%) Git (software)
17 1,011 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
18 996 (15.86%) React
19 974 (15.51%) Scrum
20 969 (15.43%) Microservices
21 819 (13.04%) Software Engineering
22 803 (12.78%) Microsoft
22 803 (12.78%) Mentoring
23 801 (12.75%) Spring
24 772 (12.29%) Web Services
25 741 (11.80%) Docker
26 717 (11.42%) REST
27 714 (11.37%) jQuery
28 713 (11.35%) Front End Development
29 710 (11.30%) PHP

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 191 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
2 153 (2.44%) CMS
3 103 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 101 (1.61%) Confluence
5 91 (1.45%) Apache
6 89 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 83 (1.32%) IIS
8 82 (1.31%) Drupal
9 71 (1.13%) WordPress
10 61 (0.97%) Umbraco
11 57 (0.91%) SharePoint
12 54 (0.86%) JBoss
13 46 (0.73%) WebSphere
14 42 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 40 (0.64%) Apache Solr
16 37 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 26 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
18 24 (0.38%) Apache Pig
19 23 (0.37%) nginx
19 23 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 42 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 26 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.32%) Adobe XD
4 16 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 13 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (0.19%) Sketch
9 11 (0.18%) SPSS
10 5 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.080%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.064%) HipChat
12 3 (0.048%) GIMP
12 3 (0.048%) InVision
12 3 (0.048%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (0.032%) InDesign
13 2 (0.032%) Marvel
13 2 (0.032%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.016%) ArchiCAD
14 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 73 (1.16%) Magento
2 57 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 20 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
5 15 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.19%) Shopify
7 11 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.11%) Fredhopper
9 7 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.096%) Distributed Ledger
11 5 (0.080%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.048%) OpenCart
12 3 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.048%) osCommerce
12 3 (0.048%) SDL Web 8
13 2 (0.032%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,144 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,011 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
3 354 (5.64%) SaaS
4 227 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 197 (3.14%) Serverless
6 173 (2.75%) Power Platform
7 149 (2.37%) GitHub
8 123 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
9 87 (1.39%) Amazon S3
10 78 (1.24%) PaaS
11 73 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
12 50 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
13 47 (0.75%) npm
14 41 (0.65%) Heroku
15 35 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
16 27 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
17 25 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
18 24 (0.38%) IaaS
19 23 (0.37%) Apigee
20 22 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (2.12%) HTTP
2 77 (1.23%) Internet
3 28 (0.45%) Broadband
4 20 (0.32%) SSL
4 20 (0.32%) WAN
5 16 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.24%) Bluetooth
7 13 (0.21%) SSH
8 11 (0.18%) STUN
8 11 (0.18%) VoIP
9 9 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.13%) DNS
10 8 (0.13%) Firewall
10 8 (0.13%) Intranet
10 8 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.096%) SAN
12 5 (0.080%) AMQP
12 5 (0.080%) Network Security
12 5 (0.080%) Wireless
13 4 (0.064%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,326 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 552 (8.79%) MySQL
3 531 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 300 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 299 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 289 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
7 275 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 242 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 232 (3.69%) Big Data
10 219 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 166 (2.64%) Power BI
12 165 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 128 (2.04%) Redis
14 103 (1.64%) Hadoop
15 98 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 81 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
17 76 (1.21%) Oracle Database
18 75 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
19 69 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
20 62 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,019 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 391 (6.23%) Jenkins
3 288 (4.59%) JIRA
4 265 (4.22%) Maven
5 226 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 224 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 210 (3.34%) Selenium
8 176 (2.80%) webpack
9 153 (2.44%) JUnit
10 138 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 121 (1.93%) Gradle
12 117 (1.86%) gulp
12 117 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 110 (1.75%) Jasmine
14 102 (1.62%) TeamCity
15 98 (1.56%) Subversion
16 97 (1.54%) NUnit
17 93 (1.48%) Grunt
18 70 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
19 65 (1.03%) Mockito
General
1 1,020 (16.24%) Finance
2 327 (5.21%) Retail
3 289 (4.60%) Banking
4 165 (2.63%) Marketing
5 106 (1.69%) Games
6 93 (1.48%) Front Office
7 87 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 86 (1.37%) Law
9 85 (1.35%) Public Sector
10 61 (0.97%) Back Office
10 61 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 54 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 43 (0.68%) Advertising
13 39 (0.62%) Legal
14 32 (0.51%) Automotive
15 26 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.37%) Electronics
17 14 (0.22%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.21%) Publishing
19 7 (0.11%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,205 (35.11%) .NET
2 1,683 (26.80%) HTML
3 1,637 (26.06%) CSS
4 1,351 (21.51%) AngularJS
5 1,171 (18.64%) ASP.NET
6 996 (15.86%) React
7 801 (12.75%) Spring
8 772 (12.29%) Web Services
9 717 (11.42%) REST
10 714 (11.37%) jQuery
11 635 (10.11%) Node.js
12 611 (9.73%) HTML5
13 604 (9.62%) RESTful
14 588 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 540 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 534 (8.50%) .NET Framework
17 471 (7.50%) .NET Core
18 387 (6.16%) CSS3
19 347 (5.52%) Spring Boot
20 346 (5.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 522 (8.31%) Greenfield Project
2 466 (7.42%) User Experience
3 260 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 259 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 183 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
6 146 (2.32%) Algorithms
7 130 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 96 (1.53%) Data Structures
9 83 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 58 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 53 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 48 (0.76%) Derivative
13 45 (0.72%) Equities
14 44 (0.70%) Management Information System
15 38 (0.60%) Client/Server
16 36 (0.57%) Virtual Team
17 34 (0.54%) iPad
17 34 (0.54%) Public Cloud
18 33 (0.53%) N-Tier
19 30 (0.48%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 510 (8.12%) Linux
2 248 (3.95%) Windows
3 208 (3.31%) Android
4 169 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 110 (1.75%) Unix
6 24 (0.38%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 14 (0.22%) CentOS
9 13 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.11%) AIX
13 5 (0.080%) Solaris
13 5 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.064%) Debian
14 4 (0.064%) Fedora
15 3 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.048%) tvOS
15 3 (0.048%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.032%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,064 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1,266 (20.16%) MVC
3 1,263 (20.11%) TDD
4 974 (15.51%) Scrum
5 969 (15.43%) Microservices
6 819 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 803 (12.78%) Mentoring
8 713 (11.35%) Front End Development
9 686 (10.92%) DevOps
10 628 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 615 (9.79%) OO
12 590 (9.39%) Test Automation
13 584 (9.30%) Web Development
14 559 (8.90%) BDD
15 539 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
16 530 (8.44%) Computer Science
17 467 (7.44%) Unit Testing
18 462 (7.36%) SDLC
19 434 (6.91%) Fintech
20 398 (6.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,735 (43.54%) JavaScript
2 2,415 (38.45%) C#
3 1,937 (30.84%) Java
4 1,673 (26.64%) SQL
5 710 (11.30%) PHP
6 656 (10.44%) Python
7 451 (7.18%) Java 8
8 350 (5.57%) TypeScript
9 348 (5.54%) T-SQL
10 214 (3.41%) C++
11 208 (3.31%) ES6
12 202 (3.22%) Scala
13 161 (2.56%) Ruby
14 140 (2.23%) Kotlin
15 113 (1.80%) PowerShell
16 104 (1.66%) C
17 100 (1.59%) PL/SQL
18 97 (1.54%) Go
19 88 (1.40%) Objective-C
20 82 (1.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 667 (10.62%) Degree
2 231 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 54 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 27 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 22 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 19 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 16 (0.25%) ISEB
9 16 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.21%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 9 (0.14%) MBA
12 8 (0.13%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.096%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.080%) PhD
15 4 (0.064%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.064%) MCP
16 3 (0.048%) MCSA
17 2 (0.032%) MCSE
17 2 (0.032%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (3.58%) QA
2 21 (0.33%) WAI
3 14 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.13%) GDPR
5 4 (0.064%) WCAG
6 3 (0.048%) MiFID
7 2 (0.032%) FINRA
7 2 (0.032%) PMO
7 2 (0.032%) TickIT
8 1 (0.016%) DICOM
8 1 (0.016%) HL7
8 1 (0.016%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.016%) SLA
System Software
1 741 (11.80%) Docker
2 26 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.35%) Varnish
4 15 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.21%) HDFS
6 11 (0.18%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 11 (0.18%) vSphere
7 7 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.064%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.048%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.032%) vCloud
11 2 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.032%) XenApp
11 2 (0.032%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.016%) GridGain
12 1 (0.016%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.016%) zsh
Systems Management
1 318 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 100 (1.59%) Ansible
3 81 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (1.29%) Puppet
4 66 (1.05%) Terraform
5 24 (0.38%) Rancher
6 17 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
7 16 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (0.21%) Grafana
8 13 (0.21%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
11 7 (0.11%) Ganglia
11 7 (0.11%) Kibana
12 6 (0.096%) Marathon
12 6 (0.096%) Mesos
13 5 (0.080%) logstash
14 2 (0.032%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.032%) Oozie
14 2 (0.032%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 803 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 347 (5.52%) Oracle
3 239 (3.81%) Google
4 117 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 97 (1.54%) Zend
6 95 (1.51%) Xamarin
7 85 (1.35%) Tableau
8 79 (1.26%) SAP
9 69 (1.10%) IBM
10 63 (1.00%) Adobe
11 38 (0.60%) Sitecore
11 38 (0.60%) Splunk
12 34 (0.54%) DevExpress
13 32 (0.51%) Databricks
14 27 (0.43%) Sage
15 25 (0.40%) hybris
16 22 (0.35%) Facebook
17 21 (0.33%) Atlassian
18 20 (0.32%) Cypress Semiconductor
19 18 (0.29%) Pega