Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 51 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8,548 8,452 9,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.17% 5.13% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 5.31% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,586 7,653 8,894
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £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 159,174 159,109 190,644
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.50% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,450 133,199 160,983
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 0 3,803 £65,000 - 606
South East +8 1,727 £52,500 - 197
North of England -4 1,264 £45,000 -5.26% 233
Midlands -3 691 £45,000 - 134
North West -12 673 £47,500 - 123
East of England -4 574 £55,000 - 102
Yorkshire +4 517 £45,000 - 87
South West -4 494 £50,000 +5.26% 69
West Midlands -3 423 £47,500 +5.56% 74
East Midlands -8 274 £47,500 +4.40% 60
North East -3 74 £40,000 +5.26% 23
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 4,249 (49.71%) JavaScript
2 4,169 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3,259 (38.13%) C#
4 3,189 (37.31%) HTML
5 3,121 (36.51%) .NET
6 2,909 (34.03%) CSS
7 2,676 (31.31%) Java
8 2,659 (31.11%) SQL
9 2,392 (27.98%) MVC
10 2,124 (24.85%) AngularJS
11 1,988 (23.26%) SQL Server
12 1,954 (22.86%) TDD
13 1,810 (21.17%) ASP.NET
14 1,725 (20.18%) Finance
15 1,461 (17.09%) jQuery
16 1,365 (15.97%) Scrum
17 1,351 (15.80%) Git (software)
18 1,307 (15.29%) HTML5
19 1,257 (14.71%) OO
20 1,251 (14.64%) Web Services
21 1,161 (13.58%) Software Engineering
22 1,158 (13.55%) Spring
23 1,152 (13.48%) Web Development
24 1,130 (13.22%) PHP
25 1,107 (12.95%) React
26 1,082 (12.66%) Microsoft
27 1,069 (12.51%) Degree
28 1,067 (12.48%) Node.js
29 1,031 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
30 989 (11.57%) MySQL

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
1 344 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 328 (3.84%) CMS
3 250 (2.92%) Apache
4 201 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 133 (1.56%) JBoss
6 132 (1.54%) IIS
7 113 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 103 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 102 (1.19%) WordPress
10 101 (1.18%) Confluence
11 97 (1.13%) Drupal
12 91 (1.06%) WebSphere
13 90 (1.05%) Apache Spark
14 82 (0.96%) nginx
15 78 (0.91%) Apache Solr
16 67 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 54 (0.63%) WebLogic
18 44 (0.51%) NServiceBus
19 42 (0.49%) Mule
20 41 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 57 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.070%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.035%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.023%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.023%) Autodesk Inventor
9 2 (0.023%) Blender
9 2 (0.023%) InDesign
9 2 (0.023%) Revit
10 1 (0.012%) GIMP
10 1 (0.012%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.012%) Weka
Business Applications
1 74 (0.87%) Magento
2 67 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 29 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
6 11 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
8 6 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.070%) Elite 3E
9 5 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.047%) Shopify
11 3 (0.035%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.035%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.035%) Eloqua
11 3 (0.035%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.035%) Oracle TCA
11 3 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.035%) Summit
12 2 (0.023%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 974 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 782 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 302 (3.53%) GitHub
4 222 (2.60%) SaaS
5 143 (1.67%) npm
6 74 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 72 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 68 (0.80%) Heroku
9 66 (0.77%) Office 365
9 66 (0.77%) Serverless
10 65 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 62 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
12 61 (0.71%) Slack
13 54 (0.63%) PaaS
14 33 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
15 32 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 31 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
17 30 (0.35%) Force.com
18 29 (0.34%) OpenShift
19 28 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 166 (1.94%) HTTP
2 161 (1.88%) Internet
3 74 (0.87%) Intranet
4 57 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.43%) AMQP
6 32 (0.37%) SMS
7 26 (0.30%) Broadband
8 24 (0.28%) SSH
9 19 (0.22%) DNS
10 13 (0.15%) SSL
11 12 (0.14%) Firewall
11 12 (0.14%) Skype
12 11 (0.13%) DHCP
13 10 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.12%) Wireless
14 8 (0.094%) ZigBee
15 7 (0.082%) Bluetooth
15 7 (0.082%) Ethernet
16 6 (0.070%) InfiniBand
16 6 (0.070%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,988 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 989 (11.57%) MySQL
3 688 (8.05%) NoSQL
4 440 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 408 (4.77%) Relational Database
6 365 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
7 336 (3.93%) Big Data
8 265 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 247 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 235 (2.75%) Redis
11 175 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
12 170 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 148 (1.73%) Hadoop
14 141 (1.65%) RDBMS
15 132 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 131 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
17 127 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
18 100 (1.17%) Blockchain
19 99 (1.16%) Oracle Database
20 81 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,351 (15.80%) Git (software)
2 506 (5.92%) Visual Studio
3 422 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 394 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 320 (3.74%) Subversion
6 311 (3.64%) JIRA
7 285 (3.33%) Maven
8 235 (2.75%) JUnit
9 231 (2.70%) gulp
10 220 (2.57%) webpack
11 207 (2.42%) TeamCity
12 202 (2.36%) Selenium
13 184 (2.15%) NUnit
14 175 (2.05%) Grunt
15 156 (1.82%) Jasmine
16 129 (1.51%) Cucumber
17 110 (1.29%) Eclipse
18 107 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
19 97 (1.13%) MSTest
20 94 (1.10%) Gradle
General
1 1,725 (20.18%) Finance
2 603 (7.05%) Banking
3 420 (4.91%) Retail
4 306 (3.58%) Games
5 302 (3.53%) Advertising
6 264 (3.09%) Marketing
7 224 (2.62%) Investment Banking
8 171 (2.00%) Front Office
9 168 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 120 (1.40%) Retail Banking
11 98 (1.15%) Back Office
11 98 (1.15%) Electronics
12 96 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 94 (1.10%) Law
14 79 (0.92%) Publishing
15 75 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 62 (0.73%) Legal
17 51 (0.60%) Automotive
18 32 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.23%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,189 (37.31%) HTML
2 3,121 (36.51%) .NET
3 2,909 (34.03%) CSS
4 2,124 (24.85%) AngularJS
5 1,810 (21.17%) ASP.NET
6 1,461 (17.09%) jQuery
7 1,307 (15.29%) HTML5
8 1,251 (14.64%) Web Services
9 1,158 (13.55%) Spring
10 1,107 (12.95%) React
11 1,067 (12.48%) Node.js
12 1,031 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 964 (11.28%) RESTful
14 839 (9.82%) .NET Framework
15 823 (9.63%) REST
16 778 (9.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 753 (8.81%) CSS3
18 607 (7.10%) XML
19 554 (6.48%) WCF
20 523 (6.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 796 (9.31%) Computer Science
2 679 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
3 534 (6.25%) User Experience
4 481 (5.63%) Fintech
5 400 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
6 300 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 294 (3.44%) Mobile App
8 149 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 112 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 105 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 104 (1.22%) Equities
12 100 (1.17%) Derivative
13 83 (0.97%) Management Information System
14 71 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 65 (0.76%) Social Media
16 63 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
17 55 (0.64%) Online Games
18 54 (0.63%) Fixed Income
19 47 (0.55%) N-Tier
20 45 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 895 (10.47%) Linux
2 403 (4.71%) Windows
3 291 (3.40%) Unix
4 271 (3.17%) Android
5 256 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 37 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 35 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 33 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.28%) Solaris
10 22 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
11 19 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 17 (0.20%) CentOS
12 17 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.14%) Debian
14 11 (0.13%) VMS
15 5 (0.058%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.047%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.035%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.035%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,169 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2,392 (27.98%) MVC
3 1,954 (22.86%) TDD
4 1,365 (15.97%) Scrum
5 1,257 (14.71%) OO
6 1,161 (13.58%) Software Engineering
7 1,152 (13.48%) Web Development
8 947 (11.08%) Front End Development
9 917 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
10 844 (9.87%) Mentoring
11 843 (9.86%) Unit Testing
12 797 (9.32%) Microservices
13 720 (8.42%) SDLC
14 685 (8.01%) BDD
15 629 (7.36%) Test Automation
16 614 (7.18%) DevOps
17 606 (7.09%) OOP
18 581 (6.80%) E-Commerce
19 499 (5.84%) SOLID
20 421 (4.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4,249 (49.71%) JavaScript
2 3,259 (38.13%) C#
3 2,676 (31.31%) Java
4 2,659 (31.11%) SQL
5 1,130 (13.22%) PHP
6 786 (9.20%) Python
7 521 (6.09%) C++
8 446 (5.22%) T-SQL
9 351 (4.11%) Ruby
10 295 (3.45%) Scala
11 289 (3.38%) TypeScript
12 286 (3.35%) ES6
13 238 (2.78%) C
14 212 (2.48%) VB.NET
15 156 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 133 (1.56%) Apple Swift
17 126 (1.47%) Objective-C
18 112 (1.31%) PowerShell
19 99 (1.16%) Bash Shell
20 96 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,069 (12.51%) Degree
2 332 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 66 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (0.75%) PhD
6 44 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 26 (0.30%) Master's Degree
7 26 (0.30%) MCPD
8 25 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
9 23 (0.27%) MCP
10 12 (0.14%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.13%) MCTS
12 7 (0.082%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.082%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.058%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.035%) OCP
15 2 (0.023%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.023%) MCSD
15 2 (0.023%) Postgraduate
16 1 (0.012%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (4.12%) QA
2 33 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 23 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.23%) SLA
5 9 (0.11%) WAI
6 8 (0.094%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.082%) WCAG
8 6 (0.070%) GAMP
9 5 (0.058%) MiFID
10 4 (0.047%) GCP
10 4 (0.047%) PSD2
10 4 (0.047%) SEPA
11 2 (0.023%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.023%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.023%) TickIT
12 1 (0.012%) Basel III
12 1 (0.012%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.012%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.012%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 535 (6.26%) Docker
2 45 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.46%) HDFS
4 10 (0.12%) Samba
4 10 (0.12%) Squid
4 10 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.094%) Varnish
6 6 (0.070%) Firmware
7 4 (0.047%) GridGain
7 4 (0.047%) LXC
8 2 (0.023%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.023%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.023%) vSphere
9 1 (0.012%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.012%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 131 (1.53%) Puppet
2 126 (1.47%) Ansible
3 98 (1.15%) Kubernetes
4 86 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (0.64%) Terraform
6 44 (0.51%) Kibana
7 38 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
8 27 (0.32%) Packer
9 26 (0.30%) logstash
10 19 (0.22%) Consul
11 13 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (0.12%) Capistrano
14 8 (0.094%) Salt
15 6 (0.070%) Mesos
16 5 (0.058%) Graphite
16 5 (0.058%) Rancher
17 4 (0.047%) Control-M
18 2 (0.023%) OpenNebula
18 2 (0.023%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1,082 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 626 (7.32%) Oracle
3 349 (4.08%) Google
4 177 (2.07%) Zend
5 130 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 100 (1.17%) SAP
7 85 (0.99%) Twitter
8 81 (0.95%) Capita
9 70 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 67 (0.78%) IBM
11 62 (0.73%) Xamarin
12 51 (0.60%) Apple
13 47 (0.55%) Adobe
14 46 (0.54%) Tableau
15 42 (0.49%) Sybase
16 37 (0.43%) hybris
17 33 (0.39%) TIBCO
18 29 (0.34%) WorldPay
19 28 (0.33%) Telerik
20 27 (0.32%) Facebook