The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 52 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4480 4802 4873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.35% 5.20% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 5.38% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3875 4330 4248
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 2022 £65,000 +4.00% 295
South East -3 685 £52,500 +5.00% 98
North West -1 391 £47,500 - 50
East of England +10 350 £52,500 -4.54% 41
South West +7 295 £47,500 +5.55% 34
West Midlands +15 282 £47,500 +11.76% 25
Yorkshire +2 281 £45,000 - 52
East Midlands +20 143 £47,500 - 29
North East +4 15 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 4308 (50.02%) Agile Software Development
2 4043 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 3341 (38.79%) C#
4 3203 (37.19%) HTML
5 3158 (36.67%) .NET
6 2991 (34.73%) CSS
7 2883 (33.47%) SQL
8 2838 (32.95%) Java
9 2487 (28.87%) MVC
10 2275 (26.41%) TDD
11 2196 (25.50%) SQL Server
12 2156 (25.03%) AngularJS
13 1901 (22.07%) ASP.NET
14 1801 (20.91%) Finance
15 1450 (16.84%) Scrum
16 1424 (16.53%) jQuery
17 1399 (16.24%) Git (software)
18 1394 (16.18%) HTML5
19 1379 (16.01%) OO
20 1314 (15.26%) Microsoft
21 1266 (14.70%) Spring
22 1261 (14.64%) Web Services
23 1160 (13.47%) Web Development
24 1083 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
25 1063 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
26 998 (11.59%) Software Engineering
27 971 (11.27%) MySQL
28 957 (11.11%) REST
29 943 (10.95%) PHP
30 914 (10.61%) Degree

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
1 372 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
2 312 (3.62%) CMS
2 312 (3.62%) Tomcat
3 266 (3.09%) Apache
4 253 (2.94%) JBoss
5 173 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 157 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 139 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 137 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 132 (1.53%) IIS
10 114 (1.32%) Apache Solr
11 113 (1.31%) Drupal
12 107 (1.24%) WordPress
13 95 (1.10%) nginx
14 92 (1.07%) Confluence
15 85 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 83 (0.96%) Umbraco
17 69 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
18 67 (0.78%) Jetty
19 66 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 86 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 38 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.13%) InVision
7 9 (0.10%) 3ds Max
7 9 (0.10%) Maya
8 6 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.058%) Autodesk Inventor
9 5 (0.058%) Revit
10 3 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.035%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.035%) Moqups
11 2 (0.023%) InDesign
11 2 (0.023%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (0.023%) MicroStation
11 2 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.012%) GIMP
12 1 (0.012%) Weka
Business Applications
1 94 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 93 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 67 (0.78%) Magento
4 29 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.20%) Markit EDM
5 17 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 16 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
9 9 (0.10%) WebTrends
10 8 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.081%) Eloqua
11 7 (0.081%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.081%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (0.081%) SAP S/4HANA
12 6 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 721 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 705 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 269 (3.12%) SaaS
4 208 (2.41%) GitHub
5 80 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 71 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 70 (0.81%) PaaS
8 56 (0.65%) Office 365
9 55 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 40 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 33 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 24 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (0.22%) Force.com
15 18 (0.21%) Google Analytics
16 17 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 16 (0.19%) Firebase
17 16 (0.19%) Heroku
18 15 (0.17%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 199 (2.31%) HTTP
2 166 (1.93%) Internet
3 42 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.45%) Intranet
5 28 (0.33%) Broadband
6 19 (0.22%) AMQP
7 17 (0.20%) SSH
8 15 (0.17%) SMTP
9 14 (0.16%) Skype
10 9 (0.10%) DNS
10 9 (0.10%) SSL
11 8 (0.093%) Firewall
11 8 (0.093%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.093%) SMS
12 7 (0.081%) iBeacon
12 7 (0.081%) Value-Added Service
12 7 (0.081%) VoIP
12 7 (0.081%) ZigBee
13 6 (0.070%) Extranet
13 6 (0.070%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2196 (25.50%) SQL Server
2 971 (11.27%) MySQL
3 769 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 541 (6.28%) MongoDB
5 487 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 420 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 359 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 351 (4.08%) Big Data
9 336 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
10 322 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
11 270 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 248 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 228 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 205 (2.38%) Hadoop
15 192 (2.23%) Redis
16 178 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
17 154 (1.79%) Power BI
18 152 (1.76%) RDBMS
19 124 (1.44%) Oracle Database
20 93 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1399 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 486 (5.64%) Jenkins
3 467 (5.42%) Visual Studio
4 440 (5.11%) Maven
5 423 (4.91%) JUnit
6 415 (4.82%) Subversion
7 379 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 304 (3.53%) Selenium
9 286 (3.32%) JIRA
10 262 (3.04%) gulp
11 245 (2.84%) NUnit
12 237 (2.75%) TeamCity
13 176 (2.04%) webpack
14 172 (2.00%) Gradle
15 160 (1.86%) Grunt
16 153 (1.78%) Jasmine
17 145 (1.68%) Ant
18 141 (1.64%) Cucumber
19 117 (1.36%) Mockito
20 104 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1801 (20.91%) Finance
2 646 (7.50%) Banking
3 409 (4.75%) Retail
4 344 (3.99%) Marketing
5 229 (2.66%) Games
5 229 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 209 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 185 (2.15%) Advertising
8 167 (1.94%) Electronics
9 153 (1.78%) Front Office
10 116 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 97 (1.13%) Back Office
12 96 (1.11%) Legal
13 93 (1.08%) Publishing
14 70 (0.81%) Law
15 62 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 61 (0.71%) Retail Banking
17 50 (0.58%) Automotive
18 43 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.17%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3203 (37.19%) HTML
2 3158 (36.67%) .NET
3 2991 (34.73%) CSS
4 2156 (25.03%) AngularJS
5 1901 (22.07%) ASP.NET
6 1424 (16.53%) jQuery
7 1394 (16.18%) HTML5
8 1266 (14.70%) Spring
9 1261 (14.64%) Web Services
10 1083 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 957 (11.11%) REST
12 843 (9.79%) CSS3
13 839 (9.74%) Node.js
14 838 (9.73%) .NET Framework
15 830 (9.64%) React
16 794 (9.22%) XML
17 781 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API
18 742 (8.61%) Hibernate
19 740 (8.59%) RESTful
20 579 (6.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 701 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 699 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
3 529 (6.14%) User Experience
4 341 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 306 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 295 (3.43%) Fintech
7 219 (2.54%) iPad
8 211 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
9 172 (2.00%) Hedge funds
10 143 (1.66%) Algorithms
11 125 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 112 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 93 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
14 89 (1.03%) Social Media
15 88 (1.02%) Derivative
16 85 (0.99%) Client/Server
17 73 (0.85%) Blog
18 72 (0.84%) N-Tier
19 62 (0.72%) Equities
20 53 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 884 (10.26%) Linux
2 487 (5.65%) Windows
3 360 (4.18%) Android
4 339 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 232 (2.69%) Unix
6 65 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 29 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 27 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 24 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 16 (0.19%) VMS
12 14 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.13%) Solaris
14 10 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.093%) MVS
16 8 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
18 5 (0.058%) CentOS
18 5 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4308 (50.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2487 (28.87%) MVC
3 2275 (26.41%) TDD
4 1450 (16.84%) Scrum
5 1379 (16.01%) OO
6 1160 (13.47%) Web Development
7 1063 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
8 998 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 907 (10.53%) BDD
10 904 (10.50%) Mentoring
11 816 (9.47%) Unit Testing
12 803 (9.32%) Test Automation
13 776 (9.01%) Front End Development
14 686 (7.96%) E-Commerce
15 685 (7.95%) SDLC
16 649 (7.54%) Microservices
17 599 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
18 593 (6.88%) OOP
19 486 (5.64%) DevOps
20 484 (5.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4043 (46.94%) JavaScript
2 3341 (38.79%) C#
3 2883 (33.47%) SQL
4 2838 (32.95%) Java
5 943 (10.95%) PHP
6 622 (7.22%) Python
7 605 (7.02%) T-SQL
8 414 (4.81%) C++
9 302 (3.51%) Scala
10 262 (3.04%) VB.NET
11 261 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 251 (2.91%) ES6
13 235 (2.73%) Ruby
14 231 (2.68%) TypeScript
15 183 (2.12%) C
16 156 (1.81%) Objective-C
17 120 (1.39%) Perl
18 105 (1.22%) Go
19 103 (1.20%) Bash Shell
20 98 (1.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 914 (10.61%) Degree
2 295 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 103 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 55 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.29%) PhD
7 24 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 22 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.15%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.093%) MCP
10 8 (0.093%) MCSD
10 8 (0.093%) MCTS
11 6 (0.070%) MCPD
11 6 (0.070%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.046%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.046%) PMP
13 3 (0.035%) APMG
13 3 (0.035%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.023%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.023%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (3.04%) QA
2 31 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 24 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.20%) MiFID
5 11 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.081%) SEPA
6 7 (0.081%) SLA
7 4 (0.046%) EMIR
8 3 (0.035%) GCP
8 3 (0.035%) Section 508
8 3 (0.035%) WAI
8 3 (0.035%) WCAG
9 2 (0.023%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.023%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.023%) TickIT
10 1 (0.012%) MISRA
10 1 (0.012%) MISRA C
System Software
1 367 (4.26%) Docker
2 20 (0.23%) Firmware
3 14 (0.16%) HDFS
3 14 (0.16%) Varnish
4 13 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.12%) LXC
5 10 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.046%) etcd
6 4 (0.046%) KVM
7 3 (0.035%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.035%) vSphere
8 2 (0.023%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.023%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.023%) NFS
9 1 (0.012%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.012%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.012%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.012%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 131 (1.52%) Puppet
2 113 (1.31%) Ansible
3 106 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (0.73%) Kibana
5 61 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 55 (0.64%) logstash
7 28 (0.33%) Salt
8 22 (0.26%) Grafana
8 22 (0.26%) Terraform
9 18 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 14 (0.16%) Packer
11 10 (0.12%) StatsD
12 8 (0.093%) HAProxy
12 8 (0.093%) Opsview
13 6 (0.070%) HockeyApp
14 5 (0.058%) Graphite
14 5 (0.058%) Marathon
14 5 (0.058%) Nagios
15 4 (0.046%) Mesos
15 4 (0.046%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1314 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 713 (8.28%) Oracle
3 194 (2.25%) Google
4 170 (1.97%) Zend
5 144 (1.67%) SAP
6 130 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 128 (1.49%) Xamarin
8 116 (1.35%) Tableau
9 102 (1.18%) Sitecore
10 80 (0.93%) Sybase
11 78 (0.91%) Adobe
12 73 (0.85%) IBM
13 48 (0.56%) Apple
14 46 (0.53%) TIBCO
15 42 (0.49%) hybris
16 40 (0.46%) Facebook
17 34 (0.39%) Red Hat
18 32 (0.37%) Cognizant
19 28 (0.33%) Twitter
20 26 (0.30%) Telerik
London
Omni RMS
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wiltshire
Bristol DT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexible hrs
Posted: 23 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £80,000 per annum Private health insurance, Stock Plan, Donut Mondays
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £49000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Share Options + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55k +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago