Senior Jobs in England

Senior
UK > England

The median Senior salary in England is £62,783 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 May 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 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior 13,428 13,361 25,117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 15.01% 15.47% 17.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.85% 16.91% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,344 8,191 11,769
10th Percentile £41,772 £47,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £55,471 £54,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,783 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.31% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £106,250 £100,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% - +12.00%

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 84,698 78,992 134,069
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 91.44% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62,716 50,412 74,905
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,066 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Senior
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior in England

Senior
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior in England.

Salary trend for Senior in England

Senior
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior in England over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior in England

Senior
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 29 May 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 +2 4,589 £77,500 -6.06% 1,563
North of England +5 2,709 £60,000 - 607
South East -1 2,225 £60,000 -11.11% 519
South West +13 1,669 £57,500 -0.86% 324
North West +8 1,527 £60,000 - 367
Midlands +4 1,510 £57,500 - 368
West Midlands +8 959 £58,232 -2.95% 249
Yorkshire +1 888 £57,965 -3.39% 176
East of England +1 598 £59,000 -9.23% 281
East Midlands +1 542 £55,000 - 120
North East +16 299 £57,965 +2.59% 67
Senior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2024, Senior 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 in the job title.

1 2,993 (22.29%) Agile
2 2,911 (21.68%) Social Skills
3 2,620 (19.51%) Finance
4 2,527 (18.82%) Azure
5 2,256 (16.80%) AWS
6 2,246 (16.73%) Software Engineering
7 2,146 (15.98%) Microsoft
8 2,009 (14.96%) Degree
9 1,987 (14.80%) SQL
10 1,939 (14.44%) Python
11 1,853 (13.80%) Mentoring
12 1,710 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
13 1,586 (11.81%) JavaScript
14 1,446 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
15 1,400 (10.43%) C#
16 1,398 (10.41%) DevOps
17 1,315 (9.79%) .NET
18 1,132 (8.43%) Security Cleared
19 1,073 (7.99%) Java
20 1,072 (7.98%) React
21 1,010 (7.52%) Coaching
22 1,000 (7.45%) Linux
23 979 (7.29%) Windows
24 962 (7.16%) Actionable Insight
25 897 (6.68%) Project Management
26 873 (6.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
27 872 (6.49%) Analytics
28 849 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
29 837 (6.23%) TypeScript
30 826 (6.15%) Decision-Making

Senior 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
1 209 (1.56%) Microsoft Exchange
2 174 (1.30%) Apache
3 162 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 149 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
5 144 (1.07%) CMS
6 132 (0.98%) ArcGIS
7 126 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 126 (0.94%) GeoServer
8 117 (0.87%) Confluence
9 101 (0.75%) SAS
10 92 (0.69%) IIS
11 52 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 50 (0.37%) WordPress
13 42 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
14 41 (0.31%) Headless CMS
15 40 (0.30%) Kentico
16 37 (0.28%) Tuxedo
17 24 (0.18%) nginx
17 24 (0.18%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 552 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 263 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 157 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 102 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 49 (0.36%) Simulink
6 46 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 37 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 37 (0.28%) Sketch
8 31 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 25 (0.19%) Stateflow
10 24 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 18 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 16 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
13 12 (0.089%) OrCAD
14 11 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
15 10 (0.074%) InDesign
15 10 (0.074%) Solid Edge
16 7 (0.052%) CANalyzer
17 6 (0.045%) 3ds Max
17 6 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 66 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.39%) Endur
3 36 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 35 (0.26%) Siebel CRM
5 26 (0.19%) Magento
6 24 (0.18%) Shopify
7 20 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 18 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
9 17 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
10 15 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (0.097%) SAP SCM
12 11 (0.082%) Workday HCM
13 10 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.074%) SAP HR
14 9 (0.067%) NEC Housing
14 9 (0.067%) SAP FI
15 8 (0.060%) Primavera
16 7 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
16 7 (0.052%) SAP CO
16 7 (0.052%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2,527 (18.82%) Azure
2 2,256 (16.80%) AWS
3 638 (4.75%) SaaS
4 554 (4.13%) Microsoft 365
5 496 (3.69%) GCP
6 481 (3.58%) Power Platform
7 399 (2.97%) Azure DevOps
8 356 (2.65%) Entra ID
9 213 (1.59%) Serverless
10 194 (1.44%) GitHub
11 190 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
12 162 (1.21%) Snowflake
13 149 (1.11%) Amazon S3
14 123 (0.92%) dbt
14 123 (0.92%) PaaS
15 122 (0.91%) OneDrive
16 113 (0.84%) IaaS
17 110 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
18 109 (0.81%) PowerApps
19 98 (0.73%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 500 (3.72%) Firewall
2 386 (2.87%) Broadband
3 315 (2.35%) WAN
4 246 (1.83%) DNS
5 216 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 204 (1.52%) LAN
7 190 (1.41%) Wireless
8 177 (1.32%) Network Security
9 165 (1.23%) DHCP
10 159 (1.18%) 5G
11 153 (1.14%) VPN
12 143 (1.06%) SD-WAN
13 128 (0.95%) Internet
14 123 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
15 99 (0.74%) MPLS
16 92 (0.69%) VLAN
17 86 (0.64%) SAN
18 78 (0.58%) BGP
19 75 (0.56%) HTTP
20 58 (0.43%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 449 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
3 370 (2.76%) Power BI
4 362 (2.70%) MySQL
5 329 (2.45%) Tableau
6 271 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 260 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 230 (1.71%) Data Lake
9 218 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 157 (1.17%) MongoDB
11 137 (1.02%) GIS
12 128 (0.95%) QGIS
13 121 (0.90%) Big Data
14 109 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 101 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
16 98 (0.73%) Amazon Athena
17 97 (0.72%) Apache Ignite
17 97 (0.72%) Oracle Database
18 95 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
19 87 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 800 (5.96%) Git
2 325 (2.42%) JIRA
3 204 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 136 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 126 (0.94%) GitLab
6 99 (0.74%) Selenium
7 91 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 59 (0.44%) TeamCity
9 57 (0.42%) Cypress.io
10 53 (0.39%) Sourcetree
11 44 (0.33%) Cucumber
12 42 (0.31%) Postman
13 41 (0.31%) Subversion
14 39 (0.29%) NUnit
15 38 (0.28%) CircleCI
16 37 (0.28%) JUnit
16 37 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 36 (0.27%) Eclipse
18 35 (0.26%) Maven
19 33 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2,911 (21.68%) Social Skills
2 2,620 (19.51%) Finance
3 1,446 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
4 873 (6.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 643 (4.79%) Banking
6 630 (4.69%) Retail
7 557 (4.15%) Public Sector
8 541 (4.03%) Marketing
9 499 (3.72%) Legal
10 416 (3.10%) Law
11 383 (2.85%) Presentation Skills
12 352 (2.62%) Influencing Skills
13 340 (2.53%) Manufacturing
14 251 (1.87%) Front Office
15 239 (1.78%) Games
16 216 (1.61%) Electronics
17 204 (1.52%) Aerospace
18 180 (1.34%) Automotive
19 171 (1.27%) Telecoms
20 163 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,315 (9.79%) .NET
2 1,072 (7.98%) React
3 736 (5.48%) CSS
4 707 (5.27%) HTML
5 521 (3.88%) AngularJS
6 457 (3.40%) .NET Core
7 404 (3.01%) ASP.NET
8 392 (2.92%) Node.js
9 359 (2.67%) RESTful
10 343 (2.55%) REST
11 322 (2.40%) Vue
12 315 (2.35%) .NET Framework
13 248 (1.85%) Kafka
14 230 (1.71%) Spring
15 206 (1.53%) Laravel
16 200 (1.49%) Web Services
17 188 (1.40%) Pandas
18 162 (1.21%) Entity Framework
18 162 (1.21%) XML
19 157 (1.17%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 329 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
2 320 (2.38%) Product Ownership
3 301 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 290 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 287 (2.14%) Algorithms
6 246 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 244 (1.82%) Onboarding
8 219 (1.63%) IoT
9 204 (1.52%) Derivative
10 200 (1.49%) Public Cloud
11 198 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 194 (1.44%) Social Media
13 191 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 171 (1.27%) Driving Licence
15 165 (1.23%) Equities
16 152 (1.13%) Cloud Native
17 148 (1.10%) Fixed Income
18 146 (1.09%) Mobile App
19 140 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
20 126 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,000 (7.45%) Linux
2 979 (7.29%) Windows
3 335 (2.49%) Windows Server
4 193 (1.44%) Ubuntu
5 132 (0.98%) Unix
6 117 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
7 112 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 111 (0.83%) Android
9 103 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 80 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
11 62 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
12 59 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 37 (0.28%) VMS
15 32 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 23 (0.17%) Windows 7
17 18 (0.13%) CentOS
18 17 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
20 8 (0.060%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,993 (22.29%) Agile
2 2,246 (16.73%) Software Engineering
3 1,853 (13.80%) Mentoring
4 1,710 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
5 1,398 (10.41%) DevOps
6 1,010 (7.52%) Coaching
7 962 (7.16%) Actionable Insight
8 897 (6.68%) Project Management
9 872 (6.49%) Analytics
10 849 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
11 826 (6.15%) Decision-Making
12 818 (6.09%) CI/CD
13 718 (5.35%) Full Stack Development
14 717 (5.34%) Computer Science
15 697 (5.19%) Artificial Intelligence
16 683 (5.09%) Roadmaps
17 551 (4.10%) Microservices
18 542 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 508 (3.78%) Project Delivery
19 508 (3.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,987 (14.80%) SQL
2 1,939 (14.44%) Python
3 1,586 (11.81%) JavaScript
4 1,400 (10.43%) C#
5 1,073 (7.99%) Java
6 837 (6.23%) TypeScript
7 398 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 383 (2.85%) C++
9 370 (2.76%) C
10 349 (2.60%) PHP
11 344 (2.56%) Bash
12 198 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 126 (0.94%) Go
14 122 (0.91%) R
15 120 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 110 (0.82%) Kotlin
17 95 (0.71%) Rust
18 84 (0.63%) Perl
19 83 (0.62%) MATLAB
20 79 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2,009 (14.96%) Degree
2 1,132 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 742 (5.53%) SC Cleared
4 315 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 288 (2.14%) Master's Degree
6 271 (2.02%) ACCA
7 246 (1.83%) DBS Check
8 238 (1.77%) CIMA
9 220 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 194 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
11 136 (1.01%) CCNP
12 134 (1.00%) CISSP
13 133 (0.99%) Azure Certification
14 129 (0.96%) PMI Certification
15 112 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
16 106 (0.79%) PhD
17 103 (0.77%) AWS Certification
18 94 (0.70%) CCNA
19 91 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
20 58 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (2.61%) QA
2 234 (1.74%) SLA
3 223 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 186 (1.39%) GDPR
5 175 (1.30%) Accessibility
6 108 (0.80%) NIST
7 93 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 93 (0.69%) WCAG
8 78 (0.58%) PMO
9 77 (0.57%) IFRS
10 58 (0.43%) GMP
11 55 (0.41%) IFRS 9
12 41 (0.31%) PCI DSS
13 39 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
14 35 (0.26%) Automotive SPICE
15 33 (0.25%) ISO 26262
16 31 (0.23%) GRC
17 26 (0.19%) NCSC
18 25 (0.19%) Good Clinical Practice
19 24 (0.18%) AUTOSAR
System Software
1 733 (5.46%) Docker
2 675 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 301 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 194 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 133 (0.99%) Firmware
6 55 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 54 (0.40%) vSphere
8 51 (0.38%) Embedded Firmware
9 50 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (0.34%) RACF
11 23 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 21 (0.16%) VMware NSX
13 17 (0.13%) KVM
13 17 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 16 (0.12%) XenApp
15 13 (0.097%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.067%) NFS
17 7 (0.052%) HDFS
17 7 (0.052%) IAG
18 6 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 791 (5.89%) Kubernetes
2 575 (4.28%) Terraform
3 273 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 270 (2.01%) Ansible
5 138 (1.03%) Jamf Pro
6 114 (0.85%) SCCM
7 94 (0.70%) Puppet
8 90 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 64 (0.48%) Grafana
9 64 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
10 46 (0.34%) Progress Chef
10 46 (0.34%) vCenter Server
11 39 (0.29%) FortiGate
12 31 (0.23%) Stealthwatch
13 29 (0.22%) CASB
14 22 (0.16%) OpenSSO
15 21 (0.16%) SCOM
16 20 (0.15%) Nagios
17 19 (0.14%) Nmap
18 18 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2,146 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 457 (3.40%) VMware
3 430 (3.20%) Oracle
4 391 (2.91%) Cisco
5 341 (2.54%) Google
6 318 (2.37%) Databricks
7 224 (1.67%) ServiceNow
8 200 (1.49%) CyberArk
9 185 (1.38%) SAP
10 169 (1.26%) Dell
11 129 (0.96%) ESRI
12 128 (0.95%) Tanium
13 124 (0.92%) IBM
14 123 (0.92%) Adobe
14 123 (0.92%) Meraki
15 119 (0.89%) Salesforce
16 115 (0.86%) Red Hat
17 105 (0.78%) Juniper
18 102 (0.76%) Palo Alto
19 94 (0.70%) HP