Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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

Senior Developer
England > North East
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 55 74
Rank change year-on-year +29 +19 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 66 47 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.10% 3.73% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.31% 3.81% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 78 34 37
Median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -7.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £61,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.83% +2.92% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 903 1,232 1,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 97.78% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 768 891 993
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,260
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.35% +8.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £66,200
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the North East

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in the North East.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the North East

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the North East over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the North East

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear +37 53 £50,000 +21.95% 11
Durham +4 10 £45,000 +8.43%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 North East region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.94%) .NET
4 25 (37.88%) C#
5 20 (30.30%) Java
5 20 (30.30%) Azure
6 16 (24.24%) AWS
7 15 (22.73%) HTML
7 15 (22.73%) .NET Core
8 14 (21.21%) SQL
8 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
9 13 (19.70%) CSS
9 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
9 13 (19.70%) TDD
10 12 (18.18%) Finance
11 10 (15.15%) PHP
12 9 (13.64%) REST
12 9 (13.64%) OOP
12 9 (13.64%) Scrum
13 8 (12.12%) Python
13 8 (12.12%) Node.js
13 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
13 8 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (12.12%) DevOps
13 8 (12.12%) Microservices
13 8 (12.12%) Public Sector
14 7 (10.61%) Spring Boot
14 7 (10.61%) SDLC
14 7 (10.61%) User Experience

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Azure
2 16 (24.24%) AWS
3 8 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (9.09%) GCP
4 6 (9.09%) Serverless
5 4 (6.06%) SaaS
6 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.55%) Logic Apps
7 2 (3.03%) DigitalOcean
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.55%) Redis
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.52%) OLAP
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Babel
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) webpack
4 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.06%) git-flow
4 4 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.58%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) .NET Core
2 15 (22.73%) HTML
3 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
4 13 (19.70%) CSS
5 9 (13.64%) REST
6 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
6 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (12.12%) Node.js
7 7 (10.61%) Spring
7 7 (10.61%) Spring Boot
8 6 (9.09%) Express
8 6 (9.09%) React
8 6 (9.09%) React Native
8 6 (9.09%) Web Services
9 5 (7.58%) Laravel
10 4 (6.06%) Dagger
10 4 (6.06%) Lambda Expressions
10 4 (6.06%) Sass
11 3 (4.55%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
1 7 (10.61%) Social Media
1 7 (10.61%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.55%) W3C
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) Animation
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Android
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
2 13 (19.70%) TDD
3 9 (13.64%) OOP
3 9 (13.64%) Scrum
4 8 (12.12%) DevOps
4 8 (12.12%) Microservices
5 7 (10.61%) MVC
5 7 (10.61%) SDLC
6 6 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 6 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
6 6 (9.09%) Web Development
7 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.06%) Android Development
8 4 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (6.06%) Machine Learning
8 4 (6.06%) Mobile Development
8 4 (6.06%) MVVM
8 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.88%) C#
3 20 (30.30%) Java
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
5 10 (15.15%) PHP
6 8 (12.12%) Python
7 4 (6.06%) Kotlin
8 3 (4.55%) ES6
8 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.03%) C++
9 2 (3.03%) Lua
9 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Java 8
10 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.03%) Google
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Databricks
3 1 (1.52%) Informatica
3 1 (1.52%) WooCommerce