Senior Developer Jobs in England

Senior Developer
UK > England

The median Senior Developer salary in England is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 81 77 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2,361 4,113 6,136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.32% 4.13% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 4.40% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,965 2,780 4,325
10th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +16.67%
75th Percentile £83,750 £88,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £101,500 £105,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +16.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 67,331 93,494 116,009
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 93.85% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 52,244 59,268 74,986
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,553 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,715 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £61,089 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.97% +1.82% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

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 29 February 2024.

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 29 February 2024. 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 -1 836 £80,000 -5.88% 223
North of England +16 485 £60,000 -4.00% 98
South East -17 437 £67,500 -3.57% 65
South West +19 299 £57,500 -4.17% 46
North West +4 291 £60,000 - 57
Midlands -42 185 £60,000 - 47
Yorkshire +39 170 £55,000 -15.38% 35
West Midlands -20 104 £61,250 +2.08% 31
East of England -28 94 £62,500 -10.71% 26
East Midlands -43 83 £55,000 -8.33% 16
North East -26 24 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 February 2024, Senior Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 833 (35.28%) JavaScript
2 777 (32.91%) C#
3 731 (30.96%) Agile
4 729 (30.88%) .NET
5 671 (28.42%) AWS
6 647 (27.40%) SQL
7 564 (23.89%) Azure
8 552 (23.38%) React
9 444 (18.81%) Java
10 435 (18.42%) HTML
11 400 (16.94%) CSS
12 390 (16.52%) AngularJS
13 382 (16.18%) Finance
14 381 (16.14%) Full Stack Development
15 375 (15.88%) Social Skills
16 369 (15.63%) TypeScript
17 354 (14.99%) DevOps
18 349 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
19 347 (14.70%) Docker
20 326 (13.81%) Git
21 320 (13.55%) Degree
22 308 (13.05%) Software Engineering
23 296 (12.54%) Microservices
24 285 (12.07%) Mentoring
25 283 (11.99%) Microsoft
26 278 (11.77%) Python
26 278 (11.77%) Front End Development
27 269 (11.39%) SQL Server
28 264 (11.18%) Kubernetes
29 253 (10.72%) PHP

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (2.58%) CMS
2 51 (2.16%) Confluence
3 30 (1.27%) IIS
3 30 (1.27%) Umbraco
4 25 (1.06%) JBoss
4 25 (1.06%) Red Hat Fuse
5 23 (0.97%) Headless CMS
5 23 (0.97%) Kentico
6 19 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
6 19 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (0.72%) WordPress
8 13 (0.55%) Apache
8 13 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 13 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.51%) nginx
10 11 (0.47%) Drupal
10 11 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Exchange
12 6 (0.25%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (0.17%) Maya
3 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.17%) Trello
4 3 (0.13%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (0.80%) Siebel CRM
2 17 (0.72%) Shopify
3 12 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.38%) Endur
7 2 (0.085%) Magento
8 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.042%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.042%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 671 (28.42%) AWS
2 564 (23.89%) Azure
3 160 (6.78%) SaaS
4 131 (5.55%) Azure DevOps
5 124 (5.25%) GCP
6 101 (4.28%) Power Platform
7 81 (3.43%) GitHub
8 74 (3.13%) Serverless
9 46 (1.95%) PowerApps
10 43 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
11 38 (1.61%) Azure Service Bus
12 37 (1.57%) Power Automate
13 30 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
14 23 (0.97%) GitHub Actions
15 22 (0.93%) Amazon ECS
16 20 (0.85%) Amazon EKS
16 20 (0.85%) Microsoft 365
17 19 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
18 18 (0.76%) Azure Logic Apps
19 17 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.10%) Internet
2 10 (0.42%) HTTP
2 10 (0.42%) VoIP
3 7 (0.30%) AMQP
4 6 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.21%) DNS
6 4 (0.17%) SSL
7 3 (0.13%) IPFS
7 3 (0.13%) MQTT
8 2 (0.085%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.085%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.085%) SSH
8 2 (0.085%) VPN
9 1 (0.042%) CTI
9 1 (0.042%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 180 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
3 164 (6.95%) MySQL
4 111 (4.70%) Oracle Database
5 102 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 87 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 84 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 80 (3.39%) Power BI
9 56 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 48 (2.03%) Redis
11 38 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
15 19 (0.80%) Siebel EIM
16 18 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (0.76%) DynamoDB
16 18 (0.76%) OLTP
17 15 (0.64%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 326 (13.81%) Git
2 102 (4.32%) JIRA
3 62 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 57 (2.41%) Bitbucket
5 53 (2.24%) Jenkins
6 43 (1.82%) Cypress.io
7 37 (1.57%) Selenium
8 36 (1.52%) Maven
9 33 (1.40%) Sourcetree
10 27 (1.14%) JUnit
11 23 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
12 22 (0.93%) IntelliJ
13 15 (0.64%) PHPUnit
14 14 (0.59%) Android Studio
14 14 (0.59%) gulp
14 14 (0.59%) webpack
15 13 (0.55%) NUnit
16 12 (0.51%) Appium
17 11 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 11 (0.47%) Storybook
General
1 382 (16.18%) Finance
2 375 (15.88%) Social Skills
3 101 (4.28%) Retail
4 90 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (3.52%) Games
6 81 (3.43%) Banking
7 79 (3.35%) Front Office
8 75 (3.18%) Public Sector
9 50 (2.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 48 (2.03%) Marketing
11 36 (1.52%) Back Office
12 34 (1.44%) Manufacturing
12 34 (1.44%) Presentation Skills
13 32 (1.36%) Legal
13 32 (1.36%) Tech for Good
14 28 (1.19%) Law
15 27 (1.14%) Financial Institution
16 24 (1.02%) Health Technology
17 23 (0.97%) Investment Banking
18 21 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 729 (30.88%) .NET
2 552 (23.38%) React
3 435 (18.42%) HTML
4 400 (16.94%) CSS
5 390 (16.52%) AngularJS
6 248 (10.50%) ASP.NET
7 235 (9.95%) Vue
8 226 (9.57%) .NET Core
9 212 (8.98%) Node.js
10 173 (7.33%) Spring
11 170 (7.20%) REST
12 168 (7.12%) .NET Framework
13 155 (6.57%) Laravel
14 151 (6.40%) RESTful
15 142 (6.01%) Web Services
16 124 (5.25%) Kafka
17 114 (4.83%) HTML5
18 109 (4.62%) JSON
19 106 (4.49%) jQuery
20 95 (4.02%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 133 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
2 88 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 66 (2.80%) Product Ownership
4 65 (2.75%) Equities
5 57 (2.41%) Derivative
6 53 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
8 47 (1.99%) Fixed Income
9 44 (1.86%) IoT
10 43 (1.82%) Algorithms
10 43 (1.82%) Hedge funds
11 37 (1.57%) Cloud Native
12 32 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 30 (1.27%) Virtual Reality
14 29 (1.23%) Distributed Systems
15 28 (1.19%) Data Structures
15 28 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
15 28 (1.19%) Management Information System
16 26 (1.10%) Client/Server
17 25 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 106 (4.49%) Linux
2 63 (2.67%) Windows
3 61 (2.58%) Android
4 45 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.72%) Unix
6 15 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (30.96%) Agile
2 381 (16.14%) Full Stack Development
3 354 (14.99%) DevOps
4 349 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
5 308 (13.05%) Software Engineering
6 296 (12.54%) Microservices
7 285 (12.07%) Mentoring
8 278 (11.77%) Front End Development
9 248 (10.50%) CI/CD
10 245 (10.38%) MVC
11 226 (9.57%) Computer Science
12 215 (9.11%) Artificial Intelligence
13 199 (8.43%) Unit Testing
13 199 (8.43%) User Experience
14 196 (8.30%) TDD
15 192 (8.13%) Scrum
16 172 (7.29%) Design Patterns
17 168 (7.12%) Actionable Insight
18 155 (6.57%) Fintech
19 131 (5.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 833 (35.28%) JavaScript
2 777 (32.91%) C#
3 647 (27.40%) SQL
4 444 (18.81%) Java
5 369 (15.63%) TypeScript
6 278 (11.77%) Python
7 253 (10.72%) PHP
8 129 (5.46%) PL/SQL
9 85 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 59 (2.50%) C++
11 54 (2.29%) Kotlin
12 37 (1.57%) Ruby
13 18 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 18 (0.76%) Go
13 18 (0.76%) VB
14 17 (0.72%) PowerShell
15 15 (0.64%) Bicep
15 15 (0.64%) C
16 14 (0.59%) Bash
16 14 (0.59%) Swift
Qualifications
1 320 (13.55%) Degree
2 144 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 125 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 121 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (1.57%) Master's Degree
6 35 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.51%) PhD
8 10 (0.42%) Azure Certification
9 6 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.13%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 3 (0.13%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.085%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
13 2 (0.085%) AWS Certified Developer
13 2 (0.085%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.042%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.90%) QA
2 22 (0.93%) WCAG
3 14 (0.59%) Accessibility
4 8 (0.34%) SLA
5 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.21%) GDPR
8 4 (0.17%) PMO
9 2 (0.085%) GRC
10 1 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.042%) EMIR
10 1 (0.042%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.042%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.042%) MiFID
10 1 (0.042%) NCSC
10 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 347 (14.70%) Docker
2 14 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.38%) OpenSIPS
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.085%) Embedded Firmware
6 2 (0.085%) Firmware
6 2 (0.085%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.042%) Postfix
7 1 (0.042%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 264 (11.18%) Kubernetes
2 38 (1.61%) Terraform
3 22 (0.93%) Ansible
4 8 (0.34%) Grafana
5 6 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.25%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.13%) Rancher
7 1 (0.042%) Istio
7 1 (0.042%) Kibana
7 1 (0.042%) Progress Chef
7 1 (0.042%) Puppet
Vendors
1 283 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 177 (7.50%) Oracle
3 76 (3.22%) Google
4 23 (0.97%) Sitecore
5 20 (0.85%) Salesforce
6 19 (0.80%) Siebel
7 16 (0.68%) Optimizely
8 13 (0.55%) Sybase
8 13 (0.55%) WSO2
9 12 (0.51%) F5
10 10 (0.42%) Adobe
10 10 (0.42%) SAP
10 10 (0.42%) Xamarin
11 9 (0.38%) NVIDIA
11 9 (0.38%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.34%) MuleSoft
12 8 (0.34%) OpenLink
12 8 (0.34%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.25%) Facebook
14 5 (0.21%) Apple