Period
to 19 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 56 54
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6,630 8,346 8,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.82% 5.03% 5.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 5.21% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,718 7,415 7,648
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 131,991 160,117 156,566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.47% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 106,058 131,959 131,014
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +3 2,965 £70,000 +7.69% 679
South East -1 1,370 £55,000 +4.76% 214
North of England +4 995 £50,000 +11.11% 276
North West +4 524 £50,000 +5.26% 152
South West -4 458 £50,000 - 109
Midlands -23 442 £50,000 +8.70% 143
Yorkshire 0 434 £47,500 +5.56% 98
East of England +14 407 £55,000 +4.76% 99
West Midlands -29 239 £47,125 +2.45% 83
East Midlands -2 202 £55,000 +15.79% 60
North East -19 37 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 3,105 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2,877 (43.39%) JavaScript
3 2,388 (36.02%) C#
4 2,266 (34.18%) .NET
5 2,111 (31.84%) Java
6 1,906 (28.75%) HTML
7 1,860 (28.05%) CSS
8 1,820 (27.45%) SQL
9 1,501 (22.64%) MVC
10 1,438 (21.69%) AngularJS
11 1,430 (21.57%) TDD
12 1,418 (21.39%) SQL Server
13 1,349 (20.35%) ASP.NET
14 1,202 (18.13%) Git (software)
15 1,197 (18.05%) Finance
16 1,040 (15.69%) Software Engineering
17 1,036 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,013 (15.28%) React
19 991 (14.95%) Microservices
20 977 (14.74%) Scrum
21 903 (13.62%) Microsoft
22 902 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
23 897 (13.53%) Web Services
24 884 (13.33%) Spring
25 760 (11.46%) Front End Development
26 758 (11.43%) Degree
27 755 (11.39%) jQuery
28 727 (10.97%) Docker
29 726 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
30 721 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC

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
1 262 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 191 (2.88%) CMS
3 110 (1.66%) IIS
4 107 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 99 (1.49%) Apache
6 97 (1.46%) WordPress
7 93 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 89 (1.34%) Confluence
9 67 (1.01%) Apache Spark
10 62 (0.94%) Drupal
11 58 (0.87%) Umbraco
12 56 (0.84%) JBoss
13 45 (0.68%) SAS
14 42 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 39 (0.59%) Apache Solr
16 32 (0.48%) WebSphere
17 30 (0.45%) OpenStack
18 29 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
19 28 (0.42%) WebLogic
20 25 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 55 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.11%) InVision
6 7 (0.11%) SPSS
7 4 (0.060%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.045%) GIMP
8 3 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.030%) ArchiCAD
9 2 (0.030%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.030%) HipChat
9 2 (0.030%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.030%) Revit
10 1 (0.015%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 102 (1.54%) Magento
2 85 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.27%) Shopify
5 10 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 9 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.075%) Fredhopper
11 4 (0.060%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.060%) Ripple
12 2 (0.030%) ION MarketView
12 2 (0.030%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1,036 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 902 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
3 238 (3.59%) SaaS
4 166 (2.50%) GitHub
5 150 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 120 (1.81%) Serverless
7 74 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
8 60 (0.90%) PaaS
9 59 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (0.86%) Office 365
11 54 (0.81%) Amazon S3
12 46 (0.69%) npm
13 45 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
14 42 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
15 39 (0.59%) Heroku
16 38 (0.57%) Apigee
17 32 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
17 32 (0.48%) Slack
18 30 (0.45%) Google Analytics
19 24 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (2.23%) HTTP
2 84 (1.27%) Internet
3 25 (0.38%) Bluetooth
4 22 (0.33%) SSL
5 21 (0.32%) SSH
6 19 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.26%) Broadband
8 16 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 15 (0.23%) Network Security
10 12 (0.18%) VoIP
11 11 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (0.17%) Intranet
12 9 (0.14%) STUN
13 8 (0.12%) AMQP
13 8 (0.12%) SAN
13 8 (0.12%) Skype
13 8 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.11%) DNS
15 6 (0.090%) Firewall
15 6 (0.090%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,418 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 518 (7.81%) MySQL
3 477 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 366 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 303 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 285 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 266 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 258 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
9 251 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
10 245 (3.70%) Big Data
11 195 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 157 (2.37%) Power BI
13 121 (1.83%) Redis
14 115 (1.73%) Oracle Database
15 110 (1.66%) RDBMS
16 103 (1.55%) Hadoop
17 100 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
18 88 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
19 76 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
20 67 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1,202 (18.13%) Git (software)
2 372 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 326 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 298 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 269 (4.06%) Maven
6 265 (4.00%) JIRA
7 211 (3.18%) Selenium
8 203 (3.06%) webpack
9 171 (2.58%) gulp
10 165 (2.49%) Cucumber
11 162 (2.44%) Subversion
12 156 (2.35%) TeamCity
13 145 (2.19%) Gradle
14 142 (2.14%) JUnit
15 128 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
16 126 (1.90%) Jasmine
17 123 (1.86%) Grunt
18 117 (1.76%) NUnit
19 95 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
20 73 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 1,197 (18.05%) Finance
2 409 (6.17%) Banking
3 380 (5.73%) Retail
4 231 (3.48%) Marketing
5 155 (2.34%) Games
6 111 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 99 (1.49%) Law
8 98 (1.48%) Front Office
9 65 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 62 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 60 (0.90%) Advertising
12 54 (0.81%) Legal
13 50 (0.75%) Electronics
14 37 (0.56%) Back Office
15 36 (0.54%) Automotive
16 24 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.35%) Publishing
18 20 (0.30%) Billing
19 10 (0.15%) Retail Banking
20 8 (0.12%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,266 (34.18%) .NET
2 1,906 (28.75%) HTML
3 1,860 (28.05%) CSS
4 1,438 (21.69%) AngularJS
5 1,349 (20.35%) ASP.NET
6 1,013 (15.28%) React
7 897 (13.53%) Web Services
8 884 (13.33%) Spring
9 755 (11.39%) jQuery
10 721 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 681 (10.27%) RESTful
12 668 (10.08%) HTML5
13 625 (9.43%) Node.js
14 617 (9.31%) REST
15 589 (8.88%) .NET Framework
16 579 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 491 (7.41%) .NET Core
18 422 (6.37%) CSS3
19 388 (5.85%) XML
20 376 (5.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 531 (8.01%) User Experience
2 494 (7.45%) Fintech
3 488 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
4 329 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 216 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 197 (2.97%) Algorithms
7 157 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 155 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 113 (1.70%) Data Structures
10 78 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 65 (0.98%) Hedge funds
12 61 (0.92%) Equities
13 39 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 37 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 35 (0.53%) Client/Server
15 35 (0.53%) Management Information System
16 32 (0.48%) Derivative
17 31 (0.47%) Blog
17 31 (0.47%) Xbox
18 29 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 530 (7.99%) Linux
2 230 (3.47%) Windows
3 227 (3.42%) Android
4 186 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 142 (2.14%) Unix
6 33 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.26%) DC/OS
8 17 (0.26%) Mesosphere
9 15 (0.23%) Solaris
10 13 (0.20%) CentOS
10 13 (0.20%) CoreOS
11 12 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.17%) Debian
13 9 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.030%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.030%) VMS
15 2 (0.030%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.015%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,105 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,501 (22.64%) MVC
3 1,430 (21.57%) TDD
4 1,040 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 991 (14.95%) Microservices
6 977 (14.74%) Scrum
7 760 (11.46%) Front End Development
8 726 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
9 681 (10.27%) Mentoring
10 673 (10.15%) DevOps
11 661 (9.97%) Web Development
12 637 (9.61%) OO
13 579 (8.73%) BDD
14 557 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
15 546 (8.24%) Computer Science
16 532 (8.02%) Test Automation
17 489 (7.38%) Unit Testing
18 456 (6.88%) SDLC
19 437 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
20 436 (6.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,877 (43.39%) JavaScript
2 2,388 (36.02%) C#
3 2,111 (31.84%) Java
4 1,820 (27.45%) SQL
5 706 (10.65%) Python
6 698 (10.53%) PHP
7 406 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 393 (5.93%) Java 8
9 340 (5.13%) TypeScript
10 299 (4.51%) C++
11 257 (3.88%) ES6
12 211 (3.18%) Ruby
13 158 (2.38%) PL/SQL
14 155 (2.34%) Scala
15 148 (2.23%) C
16 116 (1.75%) Go
16 116 (1.75%) Kotlin
17 78 (1.18%) Apple Swift
18 75 (1.13%) Objective-C
19 60 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 758 (11.43%) Degree
2 239 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 118 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 91 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 35 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
6 34 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (0.33%) PhD
8 16 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.17%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.090%) HND
11 6 (0.090%) ISEB
11 6 (0.090%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.045%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.045%) MCSA
13 2 (0.030%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.030%) MBA
13 2 (0.030%) MCP
13 2 (0.030%) MCSD
13 2 (0.030%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (4.00%) QA
2 31 (0.47%) GDPR
3 27 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.36%) WAI
5 10 (0.15%) MiFID
6 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.090%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.090%) SLA
7 6 (0.090%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.075%) HL7
9 2 (0.030%) GAMP
9 2 (0.030%) IFRS
9 2 (0.030%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.030%) PSD2
9 2 (0.030%) WCAG
10 1 (0.015%) SEPA
System Software
1 727 (10.97%) Docker
2 29 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.44%) Varnish
3 19 (0.29%) HDFS
4 10 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 8 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.090%) Firmware
7 5 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.060%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.030%) GridGain
9 2 (0.030%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.015%) vSphere
10 1 (0.015%) zsh
Systems Management
1 339 (5.11%) Kubernetes
2 114 (1.72%) Ansible
3 100 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (1.42%) Puppet
5 77 (1.16%) Terraform
6 25 (0.38%) Rancher
7 19 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
8 16 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (0.21%) Grafana
9 14 (0.21%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.075%) logstash
12 4 (0.060%) CloudHub
12 4 (0.060%) Mesos
12 4 (0.060%) Salt
13 3 (0.045%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.045%) CA Service Virtualization
13 3 (0.045%) Kibana
13 3 (0.045%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.045%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 903 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 440 (6.64%) Oracle
3 236 (3.56%) Google
4 111 (1.67%) Tableau
5 100 (1.51%) Xamarin
6 94 (1.42%) Zend
7 92 (1.39%) SAP
8 76 (1.15%) Adobe
9 72 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 56 (0.84%) IBM
11 44 (0.66%) Splunk
12 37 (0.56%) Sitecore
13 27 (0.41%) Atlassian
13 27 (0.41%) Red Hat
14 25 (0.38%) DevExpress
15 23 (0.35%) AppDynamics
16 19 (0.29%) Informatica
17 18 (0.27%) Apple
18 16 (0.24%) Cognos
18 16 (0.24%) SaltStack