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The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £70,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 68 47 46
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7,232 5,286 3,952
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.90% 5.69% 5.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 6.22% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,940 4,159 3,407
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £50,625 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.46% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

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 136,007 84,988 70,182
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.19% 91.54% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74,583 62,239 57,666
10th Percentile £32,206 £32,175 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -16 4,299 £80,000 +6.67% 372
South East -17 942 £65,000 +8.33% 92
North of England -12 795 £60,000 +14.29% 139
Midlands -4 533 £57,500 +15.00% 80
North West -20 425 £60,000 +9.09% 71
South West -34 372 £62,500 +25.00% 62
West Midlands 0 350 £60,000 +17.65% 47
Yorkshire 0 347 £60,000 +20.00% 44
East Midlands -10 164 £52,500 +5.00% 32
East of England -41 154 £54,000 -4.00% 34
North East -55 23 £62,500 +11.61% 24
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Senior Developer job roles required the following 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 3,789 (52.39%) Agile
2 3,086 (42.67%) JavaScript
3 2,319 (32.07%) React
4 1,976 (27.32%) Java
5 1,922 (26.58%) .NET
6 1,809 (25.01%) C#
7 1,779 (24.60%) HTML
8 1,778 (24.59%) Git (software)
9 1,689 (23.35%) Azure
10 1,674 (23.15%) CSS
11 1,610 (22.26%) CI/CD
12 1,592 (22.01%) AWS
13 1,580 (21.85%) TDD
14 1,520 (21.02%) Finance
15 1,510 (20.88%) DevOps
16 1,484 (20.52%) SQL
17 1,437 (19.87%) Full Stack Development
18 1,417 (19.59%) Docker
19 1,346 (18.61%) TypeScript
20 1,342 (18.56%) Software Engineering
21 1,298 (17.95%) Microservices
22 1,281 (17.71%) Social Skills
23 1,238 (17.12%) Mentoring
24 1,211 (16.75%) Kubernetes
25 1,159 (16.03%) Node.js
26 1,143 (15.80%) Front End Development
27 1,089 (15.06%) Scrum
28 1,056 (14.60%) AngularJS
29 1,053 (14.56%) User Experience
30 1,028 (14.21%) SQL Server

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
1 219 (3.03%) CMS
2 175 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 129 (1.78%) Apache Solr
4 107 (1.48%) Confluence
5 68 (0.94%) Umbraco
6 59 (0.82%) nginx
7 48 (0.66%) Apache
8 47 (0.65%) WordPress
9 42 (0.58%) SharePoint
10 37 (0.51%) Drupal
11 35 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 31 (0.43%) Jetty
13 28 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 28 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
14 21 (0.29%) EPiServer
14 21 (0.29%) MQSeries
15 18 (0.25%) IIS
15 18 (0.25%) JBoss
16 17 (0.24%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (0.40%) Adobe XD
3 20 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.25%) InVision
5 14 (0.19%) Sketch
6 13 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 12 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.12%) Campfire
10 9 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.055%) Maya
13 2 (0.028%) FileZilla
13 2 (0.028%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.014%) GIMP
14 1 (0.014%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 78 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.41%) Shopify
3 28 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
4 26 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (0.21%) Magento
5 15 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.083%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.069%) R3 Corda
9 4 (0.055%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.055%) Maximo
9 4 (0.055%) Odoo
10 3 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.041%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.028%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.028%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.014%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.014%) FastStats
12 1 (0.014%) ION MarketView
12 1 (0.014%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,689 (23.35%) Azure
2 1,592 (22.01%) AWS
3 484 (6.69%) GCP
4 470 (6.50%) GitHub
5 442 (6.11%) SaaS
6 424 (5.86%) Serverless
7 235 (3.25%) npm
8 218 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
9 171 (2.36%) Power Platform
10 154 (2.13%) PaaS
11 137 (1.89%) Firebase
12 103 (1.42%) Azure Service Bus
13 99 (1.37%) Amazon S3
14 96 (1.33%) OpenShift
15 95 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
16 86 (1.19%) Figma
17 80 (1.11%) Azure Functions
18 76 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
19 74 (1.02%) Slack
20 69 (0.95%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 179 (2.48%) Broadband
2 139 (1.92%) HTTP
3 126 (1.74%) Internet
4 33 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 20 (0.28%) VoIP
6 18 (0.25%) 5G
6 18 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.24%) DNS
8 15 (0.21%) AMQP
9 13 (0.18%) Intranet
10 12 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
10 12 (0.17%) ISDN
10 12 (0.17%) PBX
10 12 (0.17%) RTP
10 12 (0.17%) SS7
11 7 (0.097%) MQTT
11 7 (0.097%) SSH
11 7 (0.097%) Wireless
12 6 (0.083%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.055%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,028 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 569 (7.87%) MySQL
3 543 (7.51%) NoSQL
4 486 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
5 398 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 356 (4.92%) Redis
7 316 (4.37%) MongoDB
8 300 (4.15%) Big Data
9 137 (1.89%) Power BI
10 128 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 97 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 88 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 74 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
14 66 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 63 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 62 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
17 59 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
18 58 (0.80%) Hadoop
19 42 (0.58%) Oracle Database
20 37 (0.51%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,778 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 648 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 439 (6.07%) JIRA
4 350 (4.84%) webpack
5 317 (4.38%) Maven
6 250 (3.46%) Cypress.io
7 216 (2.99%) Bitbucket
8 214 (2.96%) GitLab
9 195 (2.70%) JUnit
10 185 (2.56%) Visual Studio
11 166 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 164 (2.27%) Gradle
13 144 (1.99%) Mockito
14 136 (1.88%) Mocha
15 122 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
16 102 (1.41%) Babel
17 101 (1.40%) Jasmine
18 98 (1.36%) Mercurial
19 96 (1.33%) Selenium
20 76 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,520 (21.02%) Finance
2 1,281 (17.71%) Social Skills
3 549 (7.59%) Games
4 468 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 384 (5.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 359 (4.96%) Retail
7 351 (4.85%) Marketing
8 321 (4.44%) Public Sector
9 268 (3.71%) Banking
10 181 (2.50%) Front Office
11 179 (2.48%) Manufacturing
12 131 (1.81%) Legal
13 130 (1.80%) Publishing
14 125 (1.73%) Advertising
15 124 (1.71%) Telecoms
16 92 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 88 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
18 85 (1.18%) Electronics
19 63 (0.87%) Automotive
19 63 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,319 (32.07%) React
2 1,922 (26.58%) .NET
3 1,779 (24.60%) HTML
4 1,674 (23.15%) CSS
5 1,159 (16.03%) Node.js
6 1,056 (14.60%) AngularJS
7 1,002 (13.86%) REST
8 874 (12.09%) Spring
9 855 (11.82%) RESTful
10 707 (9.78%) .NET Core
11 596 (8.24%) HTML5
12 592 (8.19%) ASP.NET
13 568 (7.85%) Kafka
14 554 (7.66%) Sass
15 550 (7.61%) Vue.js
16 529 (7.31%) Spring Boot
17 521 (7.20%) .NET Framework
18 499 (6.90%) Web Services
19 451 (6.24%) Jest
20 447 (6.18%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,053 (14.56%) User Experience
2 545 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
3 445 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 323 (4.47%) Social Media
5 293 (4.05%) Virtual Team
6 283 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
7 229 (3.17%) Data Structures
8 214 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
9 203 (2.81%) Algorithms
10 174 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 168 (2.32%) Cloud Native
12 166 (2.30%) Equities
13 159 (2.20%) Blog
14 134 (1.85%) Hedge funds
15 133 (1.84%) Fixed Income
16 130 (1.80%) Derivative
17 123 (1.70%) Sports Betting
18 87 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
19 86 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
20 82 (1.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 546 (7.55%) Linux
2 485 (6.71%) Android
3 430 (5.95%) Apple iOS
4 174 (2.41%) Windows
5 135 (1.87%) Unix
6 37 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 29 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 27 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 17 (0.24%) tvOS
10 8 (0.11%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.097%) Tizen
11 7 (0.097%) webOS
12 6 (0.083%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.069%) Debian
14 2 (0.028%) Android TV
14 2 (0.028%) CentOS
14 2 (0.028%) VMS
15 1 (0.014%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,789 (52.39%) Agile
2 1,610 (22.26%) CI/CD
3 1,580 (21.85%) TDD
4 1,510 (20.88%) DevOps
5 1,437 (19.87%) Full Stack Development
6 1,342 (18.56%) Software Engineering
7 1,298 (17.95%) Microservices
8 1,238 (17.12%) Mentoring
9 1,143 (15.80%) Front End Development
10 1,089 (15.06%) Scrum
11 980 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
12 797 (11.02%) Test Automation
13 777 (10.74%) MVC
14 734 (10.15%) Unit Testing
15 635 (8.78%) BDD
16 624 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
17 619 (8.56%) Web Development
18 617 (8.53%) Analytics
19 598 (8.27%) OO
20 555 (7.67%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 3,086 (42.67%) JavaScript
2 1,976 (27.32%) Java
3 1,809 (25.01%) C#
4 1,484 (20.52%) SQL
5 1,346 (18.61%) TypeScript
6 977 (13.51%) Python
7 449 (6.21%) PHP
8 404 (5.59%) Kotlin
9 290 (4.01%) ES6
10 277 (3.83%) Go
11 272 (3.76%) T-SQL
12 248 (3.43%) C++
13 194 (2.68%) Apple Swift
14 166 (2.30%) Ruby
15 149 (2.06%) PowerShell
16 148 (2.05%) C
17 130 (1.80%) Scala
18 96 (1.33%) Objective-C
19 84 (1.16%) Apex Code
20 74 (1.02%) ES7
Qualifications
1 828 (11.45%) Degree
2 236 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 110 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 99 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 98 (1.36%) Master's Degree
7 18 (0.25%) PhD
8 15 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.083%) MCSD
11 5 (0.069%) MCPD
11 5 (0.069%) MCSE
12 3 (0.041%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.041%) HNC
12 3 (0.041%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.028%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.028%) SANS
14 1 (0.014%) CCNA
14 1 (0.014%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.014%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 462 (6.39%) QA
2 258 (3.57%) Accessibility
3 45 (0.62%) GDPR
4 27 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.19%) IFRS
6 14 (0.19%) IFRS 9
7 13 (0.18%) WAI
7 13 (0.18%) WCAG
8 11 (0.15%) HL7
9 3 (0.041%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.028%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.014%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.014%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.014%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,417 (19.59%) Docker
2 33 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 23 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.17%) Kamailio
4 12 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
5 9 (0.12%) Firmware
6 7 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.028%) Ceph
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.028%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,211 (16.75%) Kubernetes
2 280 (3.87%) Terraform
3 83 (1.15%) Ansible
4 53 (0.73%) Prometheus
5 41 (0.57%) Bugsnag
5 41 (0.57%) Grafana
5 41 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
6 37 (0.51%) Kibana
7 21 (0.29%) Istio
7 21 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.083%) MIIS
8 6 (0.083%) Puppet
9 5 (0.069%) Cisco IPCC
9 5 (0.069%) Graphite
9 5 (0.069%) Graylog
9 5 (0.069%) Mesos
9 5 (0.069%) Opsgenie
10 3 (0.041%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.028%) Proxmox
12 1 (0.014%) Argo
Vendors
1 838 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 452 (6.25%) Google
3 216 (2.99%) Oracle
4 172 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 125 (1.73%) Apple
6 117 (1.62%) Twitter
7 101 (1.40%) Adobe
8 63 (0.87%) SAP
9 53 (0.73%) Sitecore
10 51 (0.71%) Xamarin
11 38 (0.53%) Northgate
12 37 (0.51%) NEC
13 31 (0.43%) Samsung
14 29 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 28 (0.39%) Sybase
16 27 (0.37%) Zend
17 26 (0.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 26 (0.36%) Splunk
18 25 (0.35%) Trayport
19 22 (0.30%) Sun