Period
to 19 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 55 39 42
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5,716 3,536 6,492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.14% 6.26% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 6.58% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,243 3,175 5,654
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £76,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 102,414 53,720 110,025
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.16% 95.04% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 71,126 44,645 89,714
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in England

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in England.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in England

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -8 3,160 £82,500 +10.00% 464
South East -17 924 £60,000 +3.45% 134
North of England -39 614 £60,000 +14.29% 188
Midlands -14 478 £55,000 +4.76% 117
North West -43 340 £60,000 +9.09% 119
South West -32 312 £57,000 +8.57% 46
West Midlands -16 276 £62,500 +21.36% 71
Yorkshire -27 223 £65,000 +36.84% 46
East Midlands -19 175 £52,500 -4.55% 46
East of England -77 121 £65,000 +8.33% 34
North East -38 51 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 2,596 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
2 2,369 (41.45%) JavaScript
3 1,884 (32.96%) React
4 1,748 (30.58%) .NET
5 1,686 (29.50%) C#
6 1,538 (26.91%) Azure
7 1,531 (26.78%) Java
8 1,374 (24.04%) HTML
9 1,348 (23.58%) SQL
10 1,327 (23.22%) AWS
11 1,258 (22.01%) CSS
12 1,222 (21.38%) TDD
13 1,179 (20.63%) DevOps
14 1,170 (20.47%) CI/CD
15 1,092 (19.10%) Finance
16 1,073 (18.77%) Full Stack Development
17 1,050 (18.37%) Microservices
18 1,038 (18.16%) AngularJS
19 1,028 (17.98%) Git (software)
20 1,025 (17.93%) Software Engineering
21 1,015 (17.76%) Docker
22 983 (17.20%) TypeScript
23 954 (16.69%) Python
24 904 (15.82%) Social Skills
25 825 (14.43%) Mentoring
26 820 (14.35%) Node.js
27 803 (14.05%) SQL Server
28 788 (13.79%) .NET Core
29 748 (13.09%) REST
30 745 (13.03%) 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
1 198 (3.46%) CMS
2 122 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 92 (1.61%) WordPress
4 78 (1.36%) Confluence
5 63 (1.10%) Drupal
6 62 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 48 (0.84%) Apache
7 48 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 41 (0.72%) IIS
9 27 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 24 (0.42%) EPiServer
11 20 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
11 20 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.33%) Jetty
12 19 (0.33%) Umbraco
13 17 (0.30%) MQSeries
14 16 (0.28%) JBoss
14 16 (0.28%) Kentico
15 14 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (0.51%) Adobe XD
2 28 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.44%) Sketch
4 22 (0.38%) InVision
5 20 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.14%) Campfire
9 7 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.087%) GIMP
11 3 (0.052%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.052%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.017%) InDesign
12 1 (0.017%) Oracle Smart View
12 1 (0.017%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 31 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (0.33%) Magento
4 16 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
5 15 (0.26%) Shopify
6 9 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.14%) R3 Corda
8 4 (0.070%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.070%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.052%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.052%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.035%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.035%) SAP IBP
10 2 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.017%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.017%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.017%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.017%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.017%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,538 (26.91%) Azure
2 1,327 (23.22%) AWS
3 455 (7.96%) GCP
4 369 (6.46%) Serverless
5 350 (6.12%) SaaS
6 284 (4.97%) GitHub
7 185 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
8 164 (2.87%) npm
9 144 (2.52%) Power Platform
10 137 (2.40%) Amazon S3
11 116 (2.03%) Azure Functions
12 109 (1.91%) Azure Service Bus
13 102 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
14 76 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
15 75 (1.31%) PaaS
16 73 (1.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 64 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
17 64 (1.12%) CloudFront
18 59 (1.03%) Cloudflare
19 55 (0.96%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 160 (2.80%) Broadband
2 90 (1.57%) HTTP
3 49 (0.86%) Internet
4 45 (0.79%) DNS
5 39 (0.68%) AMQP
6 25 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.30%) SSL
8 14 (0.24%) 5G
9 13 (0.23%) Bluetooth
10 11 (0.19%) DVB
11 10 (0.17%) SMS
12 9 (0.16%) Modbus
13 7 (0.12%) Intranet
13 7 (0.12%) SSH
13 7 (0.12%) VoIP
14 5 (0.087%) Asterisk PBX
14 5 (0.087%) ISDN
14 5 (0.087%) PBX
14 5 (0.087%) RTP
14 5 (0.087%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 398 (6.96%) MySQL
3 396 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 335 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
5 239 (4.18%) MongoDB
6 216 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 208 (3.64%) Redis
8 190 (3.32%) Big Data
9 131 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
10 127 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 121 (2.12%) Power BI
12 118 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 82 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
14 77 (1.35%) Blockchain
15 75 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 72 (1.26%) Data Lake
17 69 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
18 57 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
19 50 (0.87%) RDBMS
20 49 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,028 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 361 (6.32%) Jenkins
3 247 (4.32%) JIRA
4 226 (3.95%) webpack
5 167 (2.92%) Bitbucket
6 151 (2.64%) Visual Studio
7 144 (2.52%) Maven
8 138 (2.41%) JUnit
9 136 (2.38%) Selenium
10 128 (2.24%) Cypress.io
11 118 (2.06%) GitLab
12 95 (1.66%) TeamCity
13 80 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 78 (1.36%) CircleCI
15 76 (1.33%) NUnit
16 73 (1.28%) Mercurial
17 72 (1.26%) Mockito
18 63 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
19 57 (1.00%) Gradle
19 57 (1.00%) Jasmine
General
1 1,092 (19.10%) Finance
2 904 (15.82%) Social Skills
3 297 (5.20%) Games
4 252 (4.41%) Marketing
5 250 (4.37%) Retail
6 248 (4.34%) Banking
7 231 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
8 134 (2.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 125 (2.19%) Front Office
10 114 (1.99%) Manufacturing
11 89 (1.56%) Investment Banking
12 84 (1.47%) Automotive
13 74 (1.29%) Public Sector
14 60 (1.05%) Publishing
15 59 (1.03%) Advertising
15 59 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
16 53 (0.93%) Financial Institution
17 51 (0.89%) Law
18 48 (0.84%) Telecoms
19 40 (0.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,884 (32.96%) React
2 1,748 (30.58%) .NET
3 1,374 (24.04%) HTML
4 1,258 (22.01%) CSS
5 1,038 (18.16%) AngularJS
6 820 (14.35%) Node.js
7 788 (13.79%) .NET Core
8 748 (13.09%) REST
9 681 (11.91%) Spring
10 579 (10.13%) HTML5
11 560 (9.80%) RESTful
12 544 (9.52%) Vue.js
13 503 (8.80%) ASP.NET
14 435 (7.61%) Sass
15 395 (6.91%) .NET Framework
16 390 (6.82%) Spring Boot
17 358 (6.26%) Web Services
18 345 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
19 336 (5.88%) Kafka
20 318 (5.56%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 581 (10.16%) User Experience
2 525 (9.18%) Greenfield Project
3 281 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 251 (4.39%) Social Media
5 147 (2.57%) Derivative
6 144 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 132 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 112 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 108 (1.89%) Fixed Income
10 107 (1.87%) Equities
10 107 (1.87%) Video\Live Streaming
11 106 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 105 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 87 (1.52%) Hedge funds
14 84 (1.47%) Cloud Native
14 84 (1.47%) Data Structures
15 76 (1.33%) Video on Demand
16 70 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
17 67 (1.17%) Over-the-Top Content
18 62 (1.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 398 (6.96%) Linux
2 255 (4.46%) Apple iOS
3 235 (4.11%) Windows
4 226 (3.95%) Android
5 91 (1.59%) Unix
6 18 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 13 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.17%) CentOS
9 7 (0.12%) Mesosphere
10 6 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.10%) VMS
11 5 (0.087%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.070%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.052%) AIX
13 3 (0.052%) Debian
13 3 (0.052%) HPUX
13 3 (0.052%) zOS
14 2 (0.035%) watchOS
14 2 (0.035%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,596 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,222 (21.38%) TDD
3 1,179 (20.63%) DevOps
4 1,170 (20.47%) CI/CD
5 1,073 (18.77%) Full Stack Development
6 1,050 (18.37%) Microservices
7 1,025 (17.93%) Software Engineering
8 825 (14.43%) Mentoring
9 745 (13.03%) Front End Development
10 706 (12.35%) Scrum
11 700 (12.25%) MVC
12 551 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
13 500 (8.75%) Test Automation
14 484 (8.47%) SDLC
15 468 (8.19%) Analytics
16 461 (8.07%) Fintech
17 457 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
18 436 (7.63%) Unit Testing
19 400 (7.00%) OO
20 399 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2,369 (41.45%) JavaScript
2 1,686 (29.50%) C#
3 1,531 (26.78%) Java
4 1,348 (23.58%) SQL
5 983 (17.20%) TypeScript
6 954 (16.69%) Python
7 391 (6.84%) PHP
8 273 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 240 (4.20%) Kotlin
10 213 (3.73%) C++
11 206 (3.60%) ES6
12 193 (3.38%) Go
13 174 (3.04%) Java 8
14 125 (2.19%) Java 11
15 99 (1.73%) Apple Swift
16 98 (1.71%) Ruby
17 94 (1.64%) PowerShell
18 92 (1.61%) C
19 88 (1.54%) Apex Code
20 85 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 465 (8.14%) Degree
2 157 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 82 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 49 (0.86%) Master's Degree
6 26 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (0.38%) AWS Certification
8 17 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 16 (0.28%) PhD
9 16 (0.28%) SANS
10 7 (0.12%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.087%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.070%) HND
12 4 (0.070%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.070%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.052%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.052%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.035%) MCSD
14 2 (0.035%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (6.28%) QA
2 120 (2.10%) Accessibility
3 44 (0.77%) GDPR
4 37 (0.65%) WCAG
5 11 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.14%) IFRS
6 8 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.035%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.035%) PSD2
7 2 (0.035%) SLA
8 1 (0.017%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.017%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,015 (17.76%) Docker
2 22 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.087%) Kamailio
4 5 (0.087%) OpenSIPS
4 5 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.070%) Firmware
5 4 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.070%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.035%) Ceph
6 2 (0.035%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.035%) Xen
7 1 (0.017%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.017%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.017%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 702 (12.28%) Kubernetes
2 220 (3.85%) Terraform
3 55 (0.96%) Prometheus
4 51 (0.89%) Grafana
5 48 (0.84%) Ansible
6 25 (0.44%) Kibana
7 21 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
8 19 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.23%) Consul
10 9 (0.16%) Istio
10 9 (0.16%) MIIS
10 9 (0.16%) Puppet
11 7 (0.12%) Automic
12 5 (0.087%) Graphite
12 5 (0.087%) Graylog
12 5 (0.087%) Opsgenie
13 2 (0.035%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.035%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.035%) Proxmox
13 2 (0.035%) SCCM
Vendors
1 582 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 283 (4.95%) Google
3 174 (3.04%) Oracle
4 121 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
5 66 (1.15%) Apple
6 65 (1.14%) SAP
7 64 (1.12%) Adobe
8 50 (0.87%) Twitter
9 46 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 35 (0.61%) Atlassian
11 27 (0.47%) TIBCO
11 27 (0.47%) Zend
12 26 (0.45%) ServiceNow
13 23 (0.40%) Sitecore
14 21 (0.37%) IBM
15 17 (0.30%) Splunk
16 16 (0.28%) Brandwatch
16 16 (0.28%) Databricks
17 15 (0.26%) Bloomberg
18 14 (0.24%) Sony