Period
to 3 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 58 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3,367 6,365 8,170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.44% 4.78% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 4.98% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,251 6,003 7,545
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
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 58,749 127,739 155,623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.88% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47,812 102,947 126,547
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,371 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +10 1,563 £75,000 +3.45% 188
South East +5 639 £58,000 +2.20% 82
North of England +12 605 £50,000 - 148
North West +14 375 £55,000 +4.76% 101
Midlands +3 226 £50,000 - 48
South West +11 207 £52,500 +5.00% 40
Yorkshire +25 205 £47,500 - 31
West Midlands +7 131 £50,000 - 27
East of England -3 105 £57,500 +4.55% 34
East Midlands +1 95 £47,500 -5.00% 20
North East +16 26 £45,000 - 16
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 1,589 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,509 (44.82%) JavaScript
3 1,084 (32.19%) .NET
4 1,029 (30.56%) C#
5 935 (27.77%) Java
6 908 (26.97%) HTML
7 907 (26.94%) CSS
8 880 (26.14%) SQL
9 775 (23.02%) AngularJS
10 720 (21.38%) React
11 703 (20.88%) Azure
12 677 (20.11%) TDD
13 643 (19.10%) SQL Server
14 620 (18.41%) Git (software)
15 611 (18.15%) MVC
16 589 (17.49%) Microservices
17 584 (17.34%) AWS
18 551 (16.36%) Finance
19 529 (15.71%) DevOps
20 524 (15.56%) Docker
21 504 (14.97%) ASP.NET
22 495 (14.70%) .NET Core
23 445 (13.22%) Node.js
24 436 (12.95%) Front End Development
25 409 (12.15%) Spring
26 402 (11.94%) jQuery
27 396 (11.76%) REST
27 396 (11.76%) PHP
28 390 (11.58%) Python
28 390 (11.58%) Mentoring

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 78 (2.32%) CMS
2 76 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
3 66 (1.96%) Confluence
4 56 (1.66%) Apache
5 52 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 47 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 39 (1.16%) WordPress
8 37 (1.10%) Umbraco
9 31 (0.92%) SharePoint
10 28 (0.83%) IIS
11 18 (0.53%) NServiceBus
12 17 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.39%) nginx
14 11 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.30%) Drupal
16 9 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
17 7 (0.21%) Jupyter
18 6 (0.18%) Headless CMS
18 6 (0.18%) JBoss
18 6 (0.18%) Luigi
Applications
1 38 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (0.89%) Sketch
3 22 (0.65%) Zeplin
4 17 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.24%) InVision
7 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (0.12%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.089%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.059%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.059%) Inkscape
11 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.030%) Figma
11 1 (0.030%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.030%) Mingle
11 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (1.01%) Magento
2 33 (0.98%) Shopify
3 19 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.33%) SAP HR
4 11 (0.33%) SAP PSCD
5 10 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
7 8 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
8 7 (0.21%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.089%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 3 (0.089%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.089%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.059%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.059%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.059%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.059%) Social Studio
13 1 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 703 (20.88%) Azure
2 584 (17.34%) AWS
3 252 (7.48%) SaaS
4 135 (4.01%) Serverless
5 122 (3.62%) GCP
6 108 (3.21%) Power Platform
7 81 (2.41%) GitHub
8 68 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
9 57 (1.69%) npm
10 49 (1.46%) PaaS
11 43 (1.28%) Amazon S3
12 41 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
13 35 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
14 29 (0.86%) IaaS
15 26 (0.77%) Office 365
16 21 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
17 17 (0.50%) OpenShift
18 15 (0.45%) Logic Apps
19 13 (0.39%) Google Play
20 12 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.57%) HTTP
2 50 (1.49%) Internet
3 16 (0.48%) Skype
4 14 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.27%) Network Security
6 7 (0.21%) LAN
6 7 (0.21%) WAN
7 6 (0.18%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.18%) Firewall
7 6 (0.18%) Intranet
7 6 (0.18%) SSH
8 4 (0.12%) AMQP
8 4 (0.12%) Broadband
8 4 (0.12%) InfiniBand
9 3 (0.089%) DNS
9 3 (0.089%) SMS
10 2 (0.059%) DHCP
10 2 (0.059%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.059%) FTP
10 2 (0.059%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 267 (7.93%) MySQL
3 241 (7.16%) NoSQL
4 199 (5.91%) MongoDB
5 143 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 124 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 107 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
8 96 (2.85%) Power BI
9 93 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
9 93 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 82 (2.44%) Big Data
11 64 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 62 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
13 58 (1.72%) Redis
14 52 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 48 (1.43%) Hadoop
16 37 (1.10%) RDBMS
17 34 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 25 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 620 (18.41%) Git (software)
2 213 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 139 (4.13%) JIRA
4 100 (2.97%) webpack
5 90 (2.67%) Maven
6 85 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 82 (2.44%) Selenium
8 74 (2.20%) Visual Studio
9 59 (1.75%) gulp
10 54 (1.60%) Grunt
11 51 (1.51%) JUnit
12 50 (1.49%) TeamCity
13 46 (1.37%) Gradle
14 45 (1.34%) Bitbucket
15 43 (1.28%) Babel
16 42 (1.25%) Jasmine
17 40 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
18 32 (0.95%) NUnit
19 30 (0.89%) Subversion
20 29 (0.86%) Cucumber
General
1 551 (16.36%) Finance
2 154 (4.57%) Banking
3 118 (3.50%) Retail
4 111 (3.30%) Marketing
5 71 (2.11%) Front Office
6 70 (2.08%) Law
6 70 (2.08%) Public Sector
7 69 (2.05%) Games
8 59 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 48 (1.43%) Legal
10 36 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 33 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 32 (0.95%) Advertising
13 26 (0.77%) Back Office
14 18 (0.53%) Electronics
14 18 (0.53%) Publishing
15 15 (0.45%) Automotive
16 9 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,084 (32.19%) .NET
2 908 (26.97%) HTML
3 907 (26.94%) CSS
4 775 (23.02%) AngularJS
5 720 (21.38%) React
6 504 (14.97%) ASP.NET
7 495 (14.70%) .NET Core
8 445 (13.22%) Node.js
9 409 (12.15%) Spring
10 402 (11.94%) jQuery
11 396 (11.76%) REST
12 365 (10.84%) Web Services
13 316 (9.39%) HTML5
14 293 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 287 (8.52%) RESTful
16 278 (8.26%) .NET Framework
17 236 (7.01%) Vue.js
18 227 (6.74%) Spring Boot
19 225 (6.68%) Sass
20 224 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 303 (9.00%) Greenfield Project
2 280 (8.32%) User Experience
3 152 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 81 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
6 61 (1.81%) Derivative
7 52 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (1.28%) Fixed Income
9 41 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 39 (1.16%) Cloud Native
11 35 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 29 (0.86%) Public Cloud
13 26 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 26 (0.77%) Hedge funds
14 19 (0.56%) Equities
14 19 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.53%) Market Risk
15 18 (0.53%) N-Tier
16 17 (0.50%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 331 (9.83%) Linux
2 126 (3.74%) Android
3 123 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 84 (2.49%) Unix
5 70 (2.08%) Windows
6 17 (0.50%) CentOS
7 14 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 12 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.24%) VMS
11 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.12%) AIX
12 4 (0.12%) Debian
12 4 (0.12%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.059%) Android TV
13 2 (0.059%) Solaris
13 2 (0.059%) tvOS
14 1 (0.030%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.030%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.030%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,589 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (20.11%) TDD
3 611 (18.15%) MVC
4 589 (17.49%) Microservices
5 529 (15.71%) DevOps
6 436 (12.95%) Front End Development
7 390 (11.58%) Mentoring
8 387 (11.49%) Scrum
9 378 (11.23%) Software Engineering
10 368 (10.93%) Web Development
11 328 (9.74%) BDD
12 319 (9.47%) OO
13 312 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
14 296 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
15 277 (8.23%) Fintech
16 264 (7.84%) Test Automation
17 247 (7.34%) SDLC
18 246 (7.31%) OOP
19 205 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
20 190 (5.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,509 (44.82%) JavaScript
2 1,029 (30.56%) C#
3 935 (27.77%) Java
4 880 (26.14%) SQL
5 396 (11.76%) PHP
6 390 (11.58%) Python
7 326 (9.68%) TypeScript
8 170 (5.05%) T-SQL
9 165 (4.90%) Java 8
10 108 (3.21%) C++
11 96 (2.85%) ES6
12 87 (2.58%) Ruby
13 80 (2.38%) Kotlin
14 67 (1.99%) Scala
15 62 (1.84%) VB.NET
16 59 (1.75%) Apple Swift
17 55 (1.63%) PL/SQL
18 54 (1.60%) Go
19 51 (1.51%) C
20 46 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 275 (8.17%) Degree
2 119 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.50%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.30%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.15%) MCSD
9 5 (0.15%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.12%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.12%) HND
10 4 (0.12%) MCPD
11 2 (0.059%) PhD
12 1 (0.030%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.030%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.030%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.030%) MCSA
12 1 (0.030%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (3.71%) QA
2 12 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.33%) GDPR
4 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.18%) NIST
6 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.12%) MiFID
7 3 (0.089%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.059%) IFRS
8 2 (0.059%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.030%) HL7
9 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.030%) SLA
9 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 524 (15.56%) Docker
2 17 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.27%) Squid
3 9 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (0.21%) HDFS
5 4 (0.12%) GPFS
5 4 (0.12%) Lustre
5 4 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.059%) vSphere
7 1 (0.030%) Ceph
7 1 (0.030%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.030%) LXC
7 1 (0.030%) NFS
7 1 (0.030%) Varnish
7 1 (0.030%) Xen
Systems Management
1 314 (9.33%) Kubernetes
2 96 (2.85%) Terraform
3 63 (1.87%) Ansible
4 37 (1.10%) Puppet
5 14 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.27%) Grafana
7 5 (0.15%) Kibana
7 5 (0.15%) logstash
8 4 (0.12%) MIIS
8 4 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.089%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.089%) Istio
9 3 (0.089%) vRealize
10 2 (0.059%) Consul
10 2 (0.059%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.059%) Rancher
11 1 (0.030%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.030%) Control-M
11 1 (0.030%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.030%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 379 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 152 (4.51%) Oracle
3 102 (3.03%) Google
4 72 (2.14%) Zend
5 47 (1.40%) SAP
6 44 (1.31%) Xamarin
7 36 (1.07%) Tableau
8 33 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (0.89%) Atlassian
10 21 (0.62%) Apple
11 20 (0.59%) Adobe
11 20 (0.59%) ServiceNow
11 20 (0.59%) Sitecore
12 14 (0.42%) DevExpress
13 13 (0.39%) MuleSoft
13 13 (0.39%) TIBCO
14 12 (0.36%) Sony
14 12 (0.36%) Splunk
15 10 (0.30%) Bloomberg
15 10 (0.30%) Informatica