Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 51 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9043 9184 9796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.33% 5.15% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 5.34% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7700 8261 8866
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -6 4207 £65,000 - 298
South East +6 1669 £52,500 - 94
North of England -4 1207 £45,000 -2.17% 121
Midlands +7 780 £45,000 - 57
North West -7 697 £47,500 - 58
East of England +7 612 £52,500 -4.55% 41
South West +1 569 £47,500 +5.56% 38
West Midlands +3 482 £47,500 +11.76% 25
Yorkshire +4 450 £45,000 -2.17% 57
East Midlands +8 299 £45,000 -1.10% 30
North East +27 60 £40,000 - 6
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4373 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4216 (46.62%) JavaScript
3 3491 (38.60%) C#
4 3284 (36.32%) .NET
5 3161 (34.96%) HTML
6 2978 (32.93%) Java
7 2856 (31.58%) CSS
8 2816 (31.14%) SQL
9 2678 (29.61%) MVC
10 2255 (24.94%) AngularJS
11 2199 (24.32%) SQL Server
12 2175 (24.05%) TDD
13 2126 (23.51%) Finance
14 1955 (21.62%) ASP.NET
15 1462 (16.17%) jQuery
16 1401 (15.49%) Web Services
17 1396 (15.44%) OO
18 1367 (15.12%) Scrum
19 1358 (15.02%) HTML5
20 1328 (14.69%) Git (software)
21 1249 (13.81%) Spring
22 1230 (13.60%) Microsoft
23 1180 (13.05%) Web Development
24 1166 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
25 1097 (12.13%) Software Engineering
26 1065 (11.78%) RESTful
27 1047 (11.58%) Degree
28 1029 (11.38%) React
29 1009 (11.16%) PHP
30 981 (10.85%) Amazon AWS

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
1 385 (4.26%) CMS
2 346 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
3 337 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 270 (2.99%) Apache
5 198 (2.19%) JBoss
6 155 (1.71%) IIS
7 141 (1.56%) Confluence
8 131 (1.45%) Apache Spark
9 125 (1.38%) Drupal
10 121 (1.34%) SharePoint
11 118 (1.30%) WordPress
12 113 (1.25%) Apache Solr
13 104 (1.15%) WebSphere
14 94 (1.04%) Umbraco
15 85 (0.94%) WebLogic
16 73 (0.81%) nginx
17 65 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
18 61 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 60 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
20 54 (0.60%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 100 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 66 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.055%) Moqups
8 4 (0.044%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.033%) Autodesk Inventor
9 3 (0.033%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.033%) Revit
9 3 (0.033%) SPSS
10 2 (0.022%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.011%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.011%) InDesign
11 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.011%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 93 (1.03%) Magento
2 74 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 22 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (0.077%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.066%) Revive Adserver
10 5 (0.055%) nopCommerce
10 5 (0.055%) Oracle TCA
10 5 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.055%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.055%) Shopify
11 4 (0.044%) Endur
11 4 (0.044%) OpenCart
11 4 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.033%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 981 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 782 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 262 (2.90%) SaaS
4 255 (2.82%) GitHub
5 122 (1.35%) npm
6 82 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 71 (0.79%) Serverless
8 64 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 62 (0.69%) PaaS
10 54 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 54 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
11 49 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
12 43 (0.48%) Office 365
13 39 (0.43%) Slack
14 38 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
15 36 (0.40%) Heroku
16 30 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 27 (0.30%) Force.com
18 26 (0.29%) Firebase
19 22 (0.24%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 191 (2.11%) Internet
2 171 (1.89%) HTTP
3 55 (0.61%) AMQP
4 48 (0.53%) Intranet
5 47 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 32 (0.35%) SMS
7 26 (0.29%) Broadband
8 18 (0.20%) DNS
9 14 (0.15%) VoIP
10 13 (0.14%) Firewall
10 13 (0.14%) LDAP
10 13 (0.14%) SMTP
11 10 (0.11%) Ethernet
11 10 (0.11%) InfiniBand
11 10 (0.11%) SSH
11 10 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.11%) ZigBee
12 9 (0.100%) Skype
13 8 (0.088%) DHCP
14 7 (0.077%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2199 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 947 (10.47%) MySQL
3 762 (8.43%) NoSQL
4 470 (5.20%) MongoDB
5 439 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 382 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 371 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
8 323 (3.57%) Big Data
9 308 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 254 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
11 252 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 232 (2.57%) Redis
13 190 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 185 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 171 (1.89%) Hadoop
16 162 (1.79%) RDBMS
17 145 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 135 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 119 (1.32%) Oracle Database
20 104 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1328 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 530 (5.86%) Visual Studio
3 496 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 463 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 391 (4.32%) Maven
6 374 (4.14%) JIRA
7 373 (4.12%) Subversion
8 353 (3.90%) JUnit
9 287 (3.17%) TeamCity
10 262 (2.90%) NUnit
11 217 (2.40%) Selenium
12 201 (2.22%) gulp
13 164 (1.81%) Grunt
13 164 (1.81%) webpack
14 130 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 120 (1.33%) Mockito
16 117 (1.29%) Jasmine
17 112 (1.24%) Cucumber
18 103 (1.14%) Gradle
19 95 (1.05%) Eclipse
General
1 2126 (23.51%) Finance
2 949 (10.49%) Banking
3 566 (6.26%) Investment Banking
4 443 (4.90%) Marketing
5 413 (4.57%) Retail
6 408 (4.51%) Retail Banking
7 297 (3.28%) Front Office
8 261 (2.89%) Games
9 248 (2.74%) Telecoms
10 240 (2.65%) Advertising
11 211 (2.33%) Electronics
12 179 (1.98%) Manufacturing
13 127 (1.40%) Publishing
14 98 (1.08%) Back Office
15 95 (1.05%) Financial Institution
16 81 (0.90%) Law
17 78 (0.86%) Legal
18 46 (0.51%) Automotive
19 44 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
20 18 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3284 (36.32%) .NET
2 3161 (34.96%) HTML
3 2856 (31.58%) CSS
4 2255 (24.94%) AngularJS
5 1955 (21.62%) ASP.NET
6 1462 (16.17%) jQuery
7 1401 (15.49%) Web Services
8 1358 (15.02%) HTML5
9 1249 (13.81%) Spring
10 1166 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1065 (11.78%) RESTful
12 1029 (11.38%) React
13 914 (10.11%) Node.js
14 856 (9.47%) .NET Framework
15 820 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 815 (9.01%) REST
17 783 (8.66%) CSS3
18 699 (7.73%) XML
19 663 (7.33%) Hibernate
20 600 (6.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 748 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
2 712 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 597 (6.60%) User Experience
4 502 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
5 412 (4.56%) Fintech
6 309 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 306 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 246 (2.72%) Derivative
9 184 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 128 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 125 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
12 117 (1.29%) Equities
13 103 (1.14%) iPad
14 100 (1.11%) Hedge funds
14 100 (1.11%) Social Media
15 83 (0.92%) Management Information System
16 82 (0.91%) Data Structures
17 76 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
18 73 (0.81%) Market Risk
19 72 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 970 (10.73%) Linux
2 447 (4.94%) Windows
3 352 (3.89%) Unix
4 292 (3.23%) Android
5 226 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 36 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 31 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 17 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 17 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.18%) CentOS
11 12 (0.13%) Solaris
12 11 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.100%) Debian
14 6 (0.066%) Nucleus RTOS
15 5 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.033%) Fedora
17 3 (0.033%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.033%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4373 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2678 (29.61%) MVC
3 2175 (24.05%) TDD
4 1396 (15.44%) OO
5 1367 (15.12%) Scrum
6 1180 (13.05%) Web Development
7 1097 (12.13%) Software Engineering
8 973 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
9 917 (10.14%) Unit Testing
10 908 (10.04%) Front End Development
11 888 (9.82%) Mentoring
12 859 (9.50%) Microservices
13 830 (9.18%) SDLC
14 808 (8.94%) BDD
15 685 (7.57%) Test Automation
16 644 (7.12%) E-Commerce
17 590 (6.52%) OOP
18 546 (6.04%) DevOps
19 529 (5.85%) SOLID
20 469 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4216 (46.62%) JavaScript
2 3491 (38.60%) C#
3 2978 (32.93%) Java
4 2816 (31.14%) SQL
5 1009 (11.16%) PHP
6 881 (9.74%) Python
7 557 (6.16%) C++
8 541 (5.98%) T-SQL
9 326 (3.60%) Scala
10 271 (3.00%) TypeScript
11 257 (2.84%) Ruby
12 250 (2.76%) VB.NET
13 244 (2.70%) ES6
14 233 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 198 (2.19%) C
16 150 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 138 (1.53%) Bash Shell
18 96 (1.06%) Objective-C
19 93 (1.03%) Perl
20 84 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 1047 (11.58%) Degree
2 304 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 75 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 44 (0.49%) PhD
7 31 (0.34%) MCPD
8 30 (0.33%) Master's Degree
9 28 (0.31%) MCP
10 10 (0.11%) MCTS
10 10 (0.11%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.100%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.066%) MCSD
12 6 (0.066%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.044%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.033%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.033%) OCP
14 3 (0.033%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.011%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.011%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (3.90%) QA
2 36 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.24%) SLA
4 20 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.15%) SEPA
5 14 (0.15%) WAI
6 12 (0.13%) GCP
7 10 (0.11%) GAMP
8 8 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.066%) Basel III
9 6 (0.066%) MiFID
9 6 (0.066%) WCAG
10 4 (0.044%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.044%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.022%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.011%) IFRS
12 1 (0.011%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.011%) PMO
12 1 (0.011%) PSD2
System Software
1 487 (5.39%) Docker
2 34 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 32 (0.35%) HDFS
4 14 (0.15%) Firmware
5 8 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.088%) Samba
5 8 (0.088%) Squid
5 8 (0.088%) Varnish
6 2 (0.022%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.022%) vSphere
7 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.011%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.011%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.011%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.011%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 143 (1.58%) Puppet
2 133 (1.47%) Ansible
3 79 (0.87%) Kubernetes
4 76 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (0.76%) Terraform
6 49 (0.54%) Kibana
7 38 (0.42%) logstash
8 36 (0.40%) Packer
9 20 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (0.15%) Opsview
11 13 (0.14%) Capistrano
11 13 (0.14%) Consul
11 13 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
12 8 (0.088%) Salt
13 6 (0.066%) Rancher
13 6 (0.066%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.055%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.044%) Mesos
15 4 (0.044%) Nagios
15 4 (0.044%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 1230 (13.60%) Microsoft
2 715 (7.91%) Oracle
3 308 (3.41%) Google
4 197 (2.18%) SAP
5 170 (1.88%) Zend
6 119 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 118 (1.30%) Tableau
8 98 (1.08%) IBM
9 93 (1.03%) Sitecore
10 79 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 79 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 72 (0.80%) Sybase
12 68 (0.75%) Adobe
13 61 (0.67%) Apple
14 60 (0.66%) Twitter
15 48 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
16 47 (0.52%) hybris
17 40 (0.44%) Facebook
18 27 (0.30%) Atlassian
19 26 (0.29%) Telerik