Period
to 16 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 36 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 71 40 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.77% 5.91% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 6.02% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 63 38 20
10th Percentile £40,840 £37,500 £36,000
25th Percentile £42,750 £41,250 £38,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,500 £44,250
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +9.60% +0.57%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £50,563
90th Percentile " £63,250 £56,375
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,121 664 1,098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.06% 98.08% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 878 590 830
10th Percentile £26,088 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £42,500 £40,339
Median % change year-on-year +4.71% +5.36% +0.85%
75th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,055
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +3 64 £54,250 +8.50% 22
Durham -16 4 £43,500 -3.33% 5
Northumberland - 2 - -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 42 (59.15%) SQL
2 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (50.70%) Azure
4 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
5 30 (42.25%) Oracle
6 26 (36.62%) Software Engineering
6 26 (36.62%) AWS
6 26 (36.62%) Microservices
7 25 (35.21%) DevOps
7 25 (35.21%) RESTful
7 25 (35.21%) Java
8 24 (33.80%) Linux
8 24 (33.80%) OOP
8 24 (33.80%) Spring
8 24 (33.80%) Maven
8 24 (33.80%) NoSQL
8 24 (33.80%) Jenkins
9 23 (32.39%) Spring Boot
9 23 (32.39%) OO
9 23 (32.39%) JUnit
9 23 (32.39%) Web Services
10 22 (30.99%) .NET
11 16 (22.54%) C#
11 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
12 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
13 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
13 12 (16.90%) .NET Core
14 10 (14.08%) Data Protection
14 10 (14.08%) HTML

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 (2.82%) CMS
1 2 (2.82%) Confluence
1 2 (2.82%) Kentico
1 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 36 (50.70%) Azure
2 26 (36.62%) AWS
3 9 (12.68%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.23%) Matillion
4 3 (4.23%) Snowflake
5 2 (2.82%) GCP
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.41%) npm
6 1 (1.41%) PaaS
6 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) NoSQL
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.68%) Power BI
4 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.63%) OLAP
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.63%) SSDT
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 24 (33.80%) Jenkins
1 24 (33.80%) Maven
2 23 (32.39%) JUnit
3 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.82%) JIRA
6 2 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.41%) Cypress.io
7 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.41%) Mocha
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Social Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Local Government
3 2 (2.82%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) RESTful
2 24 (33.80%) Spring
3 23 (32.39%) Spring Boot
3 23 (32.39%) Web Services
4 22 (30.99%) .NET
5 12 (16.90%) .NET Core
6 10 (14.08%) HTML
7 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
7 8 (11.27%) CSS
8 7 (9.86%) React
9 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.04%) Node.js
11 4 (5.63%) MDX
11 4 (5.63%) Sass
12 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.23%) Entity Framework
12 3 (4.23%) JSON
12 3 (4.23%) REST
13 2 (2.82%) Express
13 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (11.27%) User Experience
3 4 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) Legacy Code
4 2 (2.82%) Podcast
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) Microservices
2 26 (36.62%) Software Engineering
3 25 (35.21%) DevOps
4 24 (33.80%) OOP
5 23 (32.39%) OO
6 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.08%) Data Protection
8 9 (12.68%) Web Development
9 8 (11.27%) ETL
10 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.63%) Clean Code
11 4 (5.63%) Coaching
11 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
11 4 (5.63%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.63%) MVC
11 4 (5.63%) Scrum
11 4 (5.63%) SDLC
11 4 (5.63%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) SQL
2 25 (35.21%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) C#
4 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (5.63%) R
7 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) ES6
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) GDPR
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (42.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Informatica
4 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin