Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 48 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6,773 7,746 9,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.39% 5.11% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 5.32% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6,006 6,763 7,705
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 120,178 145,613 162,100
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.97% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 97,033 118,306 131,035
England median annual salary £52,419 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +2 3,148 £75,000 +7.14% 515
South East +8 1,353 £57,500 +4.55% 179
North of England +9 1,018 £50,000 +7.46% 235
North West +28 616 £52,500 +5.00% 135
Midlands +18 601 £50,000 - 126
South West -2 446 £50,000 - 70
West Midlands +29 375 £50,000 - 82
Yorkshire -9 354 £47,500 +5.56% 73
East Midlands +3 223 £50,000 -4.76% 44
East of England -31 221 £57,500 +4.55% 54
North East +30 49 £42,500 - 27
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 3,274 (48.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2,990 (44.15%) JavaScript
3 2,564 (37.86%) C#
4 2,367 (34.95%) .NET
5 2,218 (32.75%) Java
6 1,830 (27.02%) HTML
7 1,702 (25.13%) SQL
8 1,700 (25.10%) CSS
9 1,502 (22.18%) AngularJS
10 1,439 (21.25%) SQL Server
11 1,302 (19.22%) TDD
12 1,286 (18.99%) MVC
13 1,233 (18.20%) Azure
14 1,205 (17.79%) Microservices
15 1,180 (17.42%) ASP.NET
16 1,158 (17.10%) AWS
17 1,151 (16.99%) React
18 1,121 (16.55%) Finance
19 984 (14.53%) Git (software)
20 951 (14.04%) Scrum
21 937 (13.83%) Spring
22 855 (12.62%) Mentoring
23 844 (12.46%) Web Services
24 809 (11.94%) Microsoft
25 799 (11.80%) Software Engineering
26 789 (11.65%) DevOps
27 782 (11.55%) jQuery
28 759 (11.21%) REST
29 751 (11.09%) Python
30 742 (10.96%) Front End Development

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
1 166 (2.45%) CMS
2 164 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 119 (1.76%) Tomcat
4 105 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 105 (1.55%) IIS
5 93 (1.37%) Confluence
6 86 (1.27%) Apache
7 73 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 62 (0.92%) WordPress
9 61 (0.90%) Drupal
10 47 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 44 (0.65%) JBoss
12 37 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 35 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 33 (0.49%) nginx
15 30 (0.44%) EPiServer
16 29 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
17 27 (0.40%) Apache Solr
18 26 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 24 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 36 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.28%) Adobe XD
4 16 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 5 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.044%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.044%) Sketch
8 3 (0.044%) SPSS
9 2 (0.030%) HipChat
9 2 (0.030%) InDesign
9 2 (0.030%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.015%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.015%) InVision
10 1 (0.015%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 65 (0.96%) Magento
2 39 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 14 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.13%) SAP EHS
7 8 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.074%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.059%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.059%) Odoo
9 4 (0.059%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
9 4 (0.059%) Shopify
10 3 (0.044%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,233 (18.20%) Azure
2 1,158 (17.10%) AWS
3 361 (5.33%) SaaS
4 227 (3.35%) GCP
5 223 (3.29%) Serverless
6 162 (2.39%) Power Platform
7 153 (2.26%) GitHub
8 148 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
9 128 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
10 107 (1.58%) Amazon S3
11 60 (0.89%) PaaS
12 56 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
13 53 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
14 48 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
14 48 (0.71%) npm
15 44 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
16 43 (0.63%) OpenShift
17 33 (0.49%) Heroku
18 28 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
19 25 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (1.65%) Internet
2 107 (1.58%) HTTP
3 27 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.24%) SSL
5 15 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 14 (0.21%) WAN
7 8 (0.12%) Intranet
7 8 (0.12%) Wireless
8 6 (0.089%) AMQP
8 6 (0.089%) Broadband
8 6 (0.089%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.074%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.059%) Firewall
10 4 (0.059%) RIP
10 4 (0.059%) SAN
10 4 (0.059%) SSH
11 3 (0.044%) FTP
11 3 (0.044%) VoIP
11 3 (0.044%) X.509
11 3 (0.044%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,439 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 623 (9.20%) MySQL
3 459 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 307 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
5 295 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 259 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 227 (3.35%) Big Data
8 213 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 207 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
10 176 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 156 (2.30%) Power BI
12 123 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 93 (1.37%) Hadoop
14 79 (1.17%) Redis
15 78 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
16 76 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
16 76 (1.12%) Oracle Database
17 66 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
18 65 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
19 52 (0.77%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 984 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 429 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 292 (4.31%) Maven
4 254 (3.75%) JIRA
5 234 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 190 (2.81%) Selenium
7 174 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 167 (2.47%) JUnit
9 164 (2.42%) webpack
10 130 (1.92%) Gradle
11 113 (1.67%) Cucumber
12 98 (1.45%) Subversion
13 92 (1.36%) gulp
14 83 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
15 79 (1.17%) Eclipse
16 78 (1.15%) NUnit
17 75 (1.11%) Jasmine
18 74 (1.09%) Grunt
18 74 (1.09%) RStudio
19 71 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 1,121 (16.55%) Finance
2 369 (5.45%) Retail
3 261 (3.85%) Banking
4 241 (3.56%) Front Office
5 196 (2.89%) Marketing
6 139 (2.05%) Games
7 96 (1.42%) Law
7 96 (1.42%) Public Sector
8 74 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 73 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 69 (1.02%) Back Office
11 60 (0.89%) Advertising
12 53 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 42 (0.62%) Automotive
14 34 (0.50%) Legal
15 33 (0.49%) Electronics
16 27 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.31%) Publishing
19 10 (0.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,367 (34.95%) .NET
2 1,830 (27.02%) HTML
3 1,700 (25.10%) CSS
4 1,502 (22.18%) AngularJS
5 1,180 (17.42%) ASP.NET
6 1,151 (16.99%) React
7 937 (13.83%) Spring
8 844 (12.46%) Web Services
9 782 (11.55%) jQuery
10 759 (11.21%) REST
11 691 (10.20%) Node.js
12 678 (10.01%) HTML5
13 588 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 563 (8.31%) RESTful
15 522 (7.71%) .NET Framework
16 515 (7.60%) .NET Core
17 513 (7.57%) ASP.NET Web API
18 425 (6.27%) Spring Boot
19 419 (6.19%) CSS3
20 367 (5.42%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 619 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
2 462 (6.82%) User Experience
3 295 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 243 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 210 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
6 173 (2.55%) Fixed Income
7 156 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 124 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 122 (1.80%) Equities
10 116 (1.71%) Derivative
11 113 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 110 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
13 59 (0.87%) Hedge funds
14 43 (0.63%) Management Information System
15 41 (0.61%) Online Gambling
16 38 (0.56%) Cloud Native
16 38 (0.56%) N-Tier
17 36 (0.53%) iPad
18 35 (0.52%) Public Cloud
19 28 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 476 (7.03%) Linux
2 276 (4.08%) Windows
3 252 (3.72%) Android
4 230 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 138 (2.04%) Unix
6 45 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 20 (0.30%) CentOS
9 12 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.15%) tvOS
11 10 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.10%) AIX
12 7 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.10%) VMS
13 6 (0.089%) Debian
14 5 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.074%) Robot Operating System
14 5 (0.074%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,274 (48.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,302 (19.22%) TDD
3 1,286 (18.99%) MVC
4 1,205 (17.79%) Microservices
5 951 (14.04%) Scrum
6 855 (12.62%) Mentoring
7 799 (11.80%) Software Engineering
8 789 (11.65%) DevOps
9 742 (10.96%) Front End Development
10 693 (10.23%) Web Development
11 685 (10.11%) OO
12 608 (8.98%) Computer Science
13 547 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
14 540 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
15 515 (7.60%) BDD
16 513 (7.57%) Fintech
17 508 (7.50%) Unit Testing
18 506 (7.47%) Test Automation
19 448 (6.61%) SDLC
20 427 (6.30%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,990 (44.15%) JavaScript
2 2,564 (37.86%) C#
3 2,218 (32.75%) Java
4 1,702 (25.13%) SQL
5 751 (11.09%) Python
6 691 (10.20%) PHP
7 489 (7.22%) Java 8
8 374 (5.52%) TypeScript
9 352 (5.20%) T-SQL
10 229 (3.38%) Scala
11 209 (3.09%) ES6
12 177 (2.61%) C++
13 157 (2.32%) Ruby
14 144 (2.13%) Kotlin
15 136 (2.01%) R
16 109 (1.61%) VB.NET
17 98 (1.45%) C
18 94 (1.39%) Objective-C
19 93 (1.37%) Apex Code
20 92 (1.36%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 693 (10.23%) Degree
2 278 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 40 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 39 (0.58%) Master's Degree
6 19 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.22%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 10 (0.15%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.13%) MCSD
10 8 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.10%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.10%) ISEB
12 4 (0.059%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.059%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.044%) MCSA
13 3 (0.044%) PhD
13 3 (0.044%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.030%) MBA
14 2 (0.030%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (3.51%) QA
2 35 (0.52%) GDPR
3 16 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.21%) WCAG
5 6 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.059%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.059%) PMO
7 2 (0.030%) TickIT
7 2 (0.030%) WAI
8 1 (0.015%) DICOM
8 1 (0.015%) FINRA
8 1 (0.015%) HL7
8 1 (0.015%) MiFID
8 1 (0.015%) RMADS
8 1 (0.015%) SLA
System Software
1 740 (10.93%) Docker
2 25 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.19%) Firmware
6 12 (0.18%) vSphere
7 6 (0.089%) HDFS
8 5 (0.074%) Varnish
9 4 (0.059%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.044%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.044%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.030%) vCloud
11 2 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.030%) XenApp
11 2 (0.030%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.015%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.015%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 390 (5.76%) Kubernetes
2 114 (1.68%) Terraform
3 72 (1.06%) Puppet
4 64 (0.94%) Ansible
5 53 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.24%) Kibana
7 13 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (0.18%) logstash
9 10 (0.15%) Mesos
10 8 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.10%) Ganglia
11 7 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.089%) Marathon
13 5 (0.074%) Grafana
13 5 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.059%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (0.059%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.059%) Rancher
15 2 (0.030%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 809 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 309 (4.56%) Oracle
3 186 (2.75%) Google
4 144 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 92 (1.36%) Xamarin
6 85 (1.25%) SAP
7 82 (1.21%) Tableau
8 76 (1.12%) Zend
9 56 (0.83%) Sitecore
10 54 (0.80%) Adobe
11 47 (0.69%) Sage
12 39 (0.58%) Apple
13 31 (0.46%) IBM
14 30 (0.44%) Splunk
15 29 (0.43%) hybris
16 24 (0.35%) Demandware
16 24 (0.35%) Facebook
17 22 (0.32%) Databricks
17 22 (0.32%) Red Hat
18 19 (0.28%) MuleSoft