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The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £59,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

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
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 90 43 70
Rank change year-on-year -47 +27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 58 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.34% 5.16% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 5.46% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 27
10th Percentile £49,750 £39,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,875 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% +23.53% -10.05%
75th Percentile £69,063 £65,000 £48,125
90th Percentile £83,125 - £55,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% +4.17% -

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 1,404 1,063 1,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.98% 94.66% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 999 848 848
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,750 £23,525
25th Percentile £31,438 £32,500 £31,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,000 £40,913
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.54% +2.28%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Tyne and Wear -42 15 £62,500 +19.05% 12
Durham -14 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, Senior Developer job roles required the following 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 11 (55.00%) Agile
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) .NET Core
5 6 (30.00%) Azure
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Docker
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
7 4 (20.00%) Microservices
7 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 3 (15.00%) Go
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring

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 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) npm
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Babel
1 1 (5.00%) Cypress.io
1 1 (5.00%) ERwin
1 1 (5.00%) GitLab
1 1 (5.00%) Gradle
1 1 (5.00%) PVCS
1 1 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (10.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Core
3 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) Kafka
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) Express
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) JPA
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (10.00%) React Native
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Microservices
4 3 (15.00%) CI/CD
4 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.00%) Fintech
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Go
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) HND
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Databricks
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft