The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4185 4863 4629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.27% 5.02% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 5.20% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4408 4127
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 1815 £65,000 +8.33% 291
South East -4 682 £50,000 - 75
North West +6 382 £50,000 - 79
East of England +21 315 £52,500 - 46
Yorkshire +1 296 £45,000 - 41
South West -2 270 £49,000 +6.52% 46
West Midlands +6 225 £45,000 -5.26% 33
East Midlands +9 170 £42,500 -3.40% 32
North East -10 25 £38,000 +1.33% 9
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4280 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3836 (46.01%) JavaScript
3 3208 (38.48%) C#
4 3147 (37.75%) HTML
5 3066 (36.78%) .NET
6 2867 (34.39%) Java
7 2831 (33.96%) CSS
8 2710 (32.51%) SQL
9 2469 (29.61%) MVC
10 2165 (25.97%) TDD
11 2102 (25.21%) SQL Server
12 1951 (23.40%) AngularJS
13 1880 (22.55%) ASP.NET
14 1729 (20.74%) Finance
15 1515 (18.17%) Scrum
16 1379 (16.54%) HTML5
17 1368 (16.41%) jQuery
18 1343 (16.11%) OO
19 1300 (15.59%) Web Services
20 1254 (15.04%) Git (software)
21 1233 (14.79%) Spring
22 1161 (13.93%) Microsoft
23 1121 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
24 1060 (12.71%) Web Development
25 996 (11.95%) MySQL
26 968 (11.61%) Software Engineering
27 966 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
28 934 (11.20%) Linux
29 920 (11.04%) PHP
30 904 (10.84%) REST

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
1 340 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 331 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
3 282 (3.38%) JBoss
4 256 (3.07%) Apache
5 254 (3.05%) CMS
6 214 (2.57%) WebSphere
7 193 (2.31%) SharePoint
8 190 (2.28%) Apache Spark
9 178 (2.14%) IIS
10 159 (1.91%) WebLogic
11 126 (1.51%) Apache Solr
12 117 (1.40%) WordPress
13 105 (1.26%) Jetty
14 96 (1.15%) Umbraco
15 90 (1.08%) Drupal
15 90 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 87 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
17 86 (1.03%) nginx
18 71 (0.85%) OpenStack
19 67 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 408 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 74 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 34 (0.41%) MS Office
4 27 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.13%) InVision
6 7 (0.084%) InDesign
6 7 (0.084%) MicroStation
7 6 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.048%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (0.048%) Maya
9 3 (0.036%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.036%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.024%) Autodesk Inventor
10 2 (0.024%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.024%) MS Project
10 2 (0.024%) Revit
11 1 (0.012%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 84 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.78%) Magento
3 53 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.096%) Sentinel
9 7 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.072%) Shopify
11 5 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.060%) SAP BPC
11 5 (0.060%) SAP MDG
12 4 (0.048%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.036%) SAP CRM
13 3 (0.036%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 736 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
2 644 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 266 (3.19%) SaaS
4 162 (1.94%) GitHub
5 90 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 66 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 60 (0.72%) Office 365
8 40 (0.48%) PaaS
9 39 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 36 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 27 (0.32%) Heroku
12 25 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 21 (0.25%) Force.com
14 18 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 16 (0.19%) IaaS
16 15 (0.18%) Google Play
16 15 (0.18%) Trello
17 14 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.17%) TestFlight
18 13 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 176 (2.11%) HTTP
2 146 (1.75%) Internet
3 50 (0.60%) Intranet
4 42 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 39 (0.47%) Broadband
6 34 (0.41%) SSL
7 25 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 16 (0.19%) DNS
9 14 (0.17%) SSH
10 10 (0.12%) 3G
10 10 (0.12%) 4G
10 10 (0.12%) GSM
10 10 (0.12%) OpenFlow
10 10 (0.12%) Unified Communications
11 9 (0.11%) DHCP
11 9 (0.11%) Value-Added Service
12 8 (0.096%) Skype
12 8 (0.096%) Wireless
13 7 (0.084%) Firewall
13 7 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2102 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 996 (11.95%) MySQL
3 752 (9.02%) NoSQL
4 495 (5.94%) MongoDB
5 440 (5.28%) Big Data
6 426 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 407 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 306 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 301 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
10 258 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 250 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 244 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
13 241 (2.89%) Hadoop
14 221 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 177 (2.12%) Redis
16 164 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 147 (1.76%) RDBMS
18 123 (1.48%) Oracle Database
19 115 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
20 110 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1254 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 433 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 423 (5.07%) Visual Studio
4 420 (5.04%) JUnit
5 398 (4.77%) Maven
6 386 (4.63%) Subversion
7 347 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 286 (3.43%) JIRA
9 258 (3.09%) gulp
10 230 (2.76%) Selenium
11 216 (2.59%) Gradle
12 200 (2.40%) TeamCity
13 185 (2.22%) NUnit
14 169 (2.03%) Grunt
15 139 (1.67%) Ant
16 128 (1.54%) webpack
17 117 (1.40%) Cucumber
17 117 (1.40%) Jasmine
18 104 (1.25%) Eclipse
19 98 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1729 (20.74%) Finance
2 708 (8.49%) Banking
3 348 (4.17%) Retail
4 260 (3.12%) Marketing
5 248 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 214 (2.57%) Games
7 201 (2.41%) Advertising
8 164 (1.97%) Front Office
9 122 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 98 (1.18%) Publishing
11 94 (1.13%) Electronics
12 80 (0.96%) Back Office
13 73 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 66 (0.79%) Legal
15 58 (0.70%) Law
16 50 (0.60%) Automotive
17 43 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 24 (0.29%) Online Betting
18 24 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.22%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3147 (37.75%) HTML
2 3066 (36.78%) .NET
3 2831 (33.96%) CSS
4 1951 (23.40%) AngularJS
5 1880 (22.55%) ASP.NET
6 1379 (16.54%) HTML5
7 1368 (16.41%) jQuery
8 1300 (15.59%) Web Services
9 1233 (14.79%) Spring
10 1121 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 904 (10.84%) REST
12 852 (10.22%) .NET Framework
13 824 (9.88%) CSS3
14 818 (9.81%) XML
15 758 (9.09%) Node.js
16 694 (8.32%) ASP.NET Web API
17 648 (7.77%) RESTful
18 647 (7.76%) React
19 604 (7.24%) Hibernate
20 602 (7.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 678 (8.13%) Computer Science
2 499 (5.99%) User Experience
3 318 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 305 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 214 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
5 214 (2.57%) Fintech
6 212 (2.54%) iPad
7 162 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 134 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 129 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 127 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 106 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 81 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
13 71 (0.85%) Social Media
14 70 (0.84%) Blog
15 69 (0.83%) Derivative
16 68 (0.82%) N-Tier
17 61 (0.73%) Equities
18 44 (0.53%) Virtual Team
19 42 (0.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 934 (11.20%) Linux
2 504 (6.05%) Windows
3 324 (3.89%) Apple iOS
4 318 (3.81%) Android
5 246 (2.95%) Unix
6 92 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 43 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 26 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.14%) Solaris
13 11 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.096%) MVS
15 8 (0.096%) VMS
16 6 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.060%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4280 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2469 (29.61%) MVC
3 2165 (25.97%) TDD
4 1515 (18.17%) Scrum
5 1343 (16.11%) OO
6 1060 (12.71%) Web Development
7 968 (11.61%) Software Engineering
8 966 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 889 (10.66%) Mentoring
10 748 (8.97%) BDD
11 744 (8.92%) E-Commerce
12 713 (8.55%) Unit Testing
13 693 (8.31%) Front End Development
14 627 (7.52%) SDLC
15 592 (7.10%) OOP
16 491 (5.89%) Microservices
17 486 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
18 472 (5.66%) Multithreading
19 466 (5.59%) DevOps
20 464 (5.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3836 (46.01%) JavaScript
2 3208 (38.48%) C#
3 2867 (34.39%) Java
4 2710 (32.51%) SQL
5 920 (11.04%) PHP
6 596 (7.15%) T-SQL
7 542 (6.50%) Python
8 440 (5.28%) C++
9 358 (4.29%) Scala
10 332 (3.98%) VB.NET
11 224 (2.69%) Ruby
12 190 (2.28%) PL/SQL
13 187 (2.24%) C
14 163 (1.96%) Objective-C
15 149 (1.79%) TypeScript
16 134 (1.61%) ES6
17 122 (1.46%) Groovy
18 121 (1.45%) Go
19 116 (1.39%) Perl
20 96 (1.15%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 868 (10.41%) Degree
2 98 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 89 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 30 (0.36%) PhD
6 13 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.12%) MCSD
7 10 (0.12%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.11%) Postgraduate
9 7 (0.084%) SAS Certification
9 7 (0.084%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.072%) MCP
11 5 (0.060%) CFA
12 3 (0.036%) APMG
12 3 (0.036%) MCTS
12 3 (0.036%) PMP
13 2 (0.024%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.024%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.024%) OCP
13 2 (0.024%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (3.45%) QA
2 22 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.22%) MiFID
4 17 (0.20%) ISO 14001
5 15 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.17%) SLA
7 10 (0.12%) SDET
8 7 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.060%) EMIR
10 3 (0.036%) WCAG
11 2 (0.024%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.024%) GCP
11 2 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.024%) TickIT
12 1 (0.012%) Basel III
12 1 (0.012%) Section 508
System Software
1 288 (3.45%) Docker
2 26 (0.31%) Firmware
3 23 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (0.22%) HDFS
6 16 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.16%) vSphere
8 12 (0.14%) Varnish
9 11 (0.13%) Active Directory
10 10 (0.12%) KVM
11 8 (0.096%) Samba
11 8 (0.096%) Squid
12 7 (0.084%) LXC
13 4 (0.048%) etcd
14 3 (0.036%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.024%) NFS
15 2 (0.024%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 173 (2.08%) Puppet
2 143 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (1.51%) Ansible
4 74 (0.89%) Kibana
5 65 (0.78%) logstash
6 46 (0.55%) Salt
7 40 (0.48%) Kubernetes
8 29 (0.35%) Grafana
9 18 (0.22%) Graphite
10 11 (0.13%) Packer
10 11 (0.13%) Terraform
11 9 (0.11%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.084%) Mesos
12 7 (0.084%) Oozie
12 7 (0.084%) StatsD
13 6 (0.072%) Marathon
13 6 (0.072%) Nagios
14 4 (0.048%) Consul
14 4 (0.048%) HP Fortify
14 4 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1161 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 742 (8.90%) Oracle
3 193 (2.31%) Google
4 179 (2.15%) Zend
5 112 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
6 104 (1.25%) Xamarin
7 94 (1.13%) SAP
8 91 (1.09%) Sybase
9 88 (1.06%) Sitecore
10 78 (0.94%) Adobe
11 74 (0.89%) Tableau
12 68 (0.82%) IBM
13 64 (0.77%) Apple
14 58 (0.70%) TIBCO
15 36 (0.43%) Solace
16 32 (0.38%) Telerik
17 31 (0.37%) Red Hat
17 31 (0.37%) Talend
18 28 (0.34%) Cognizant
18 28 (0.34%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: 40+ holidays per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £45-60K + 10% Bonus & 20% Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + FlexiTime, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + car + expenses
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexible hrs
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Ideally 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Send
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Full Benefits Package + share option
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holiday, remote working
Posted: 13 hours ago