Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 49 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 996 990 1,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 5.75% 4.81% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 4.98% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 884 891 1,077
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -2.17%
10th Percentile £39,325 £35,677 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 of 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 16,741 19,888 23,570
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 96.56% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,454 16,203 19,329
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,065 £66,235 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the North of England

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the North of England.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the North of England

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the North of England over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the North of England

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
North West +29 611 £52,500 +5.00% 153
Yorkshire -4 339 £50,000 +11.11% 67
North East +31 47 £42,500 -5.56% 19
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 of England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 485 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
2 474 (47.59%) C#
3 469 (47.09%) .NET
4 434 (43.57%) JavaScript
5 302 (30.32%) MVC
6 293 (29.42%) Java
7 268 (26.91%) HTML
8 257 (25.80%) SQL Server
9 253 (25.40%) AngularJS
10 252 (25.30%) CSS
11 245 (24.60%) SQL
12 237 (23.80%) TDD
13 230 (23.09%) Azure
14 224 (22.49%) ASP.NET
15 181 (18.17%) AWS
16 161 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 160 (16.06%) jQuery
17 160 (16.06%) Microservices
18 156 (15.66%) PHP
18 156 (15.66%) Microsoft
19 142 (14.26%) Mentoring
20 139 (13.96%) DevOps
20 139 (13.96%) Git (software)
21 129 (12.95%) Spring
22 126 (12.65%) .NET Core
23 118 (11.85%) Web Services
24 113 (11.35%) Test Automation
25 112 (11.24%) Finance
26 109 (10.94%) Scrum
27 106 (10.64%) Docker

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 47 (4.72%) IIS
2 42 (4.22%) CMS
3 34 (3.41%) Umbraco
4 15 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (1.10%) Confluence
8 10 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.80%) Drupal
10 8 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.60%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.50%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.50%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.40%) Apache
13 4 (0.40%) nginx
13 4 (0.40%) WordPress
14 3 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.20%) Sketch
3 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Magento
2 4 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.20%) Shopify
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.10%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 230 (23.09%) Azure
2 181 (18.17%) AWS
3 61 (6.12%) Serverless
4 51 (5.12%) SaaS
5 39 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
6 35 (3.51%) Amazon S3
7 34 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (2.11%) GCP
9 19 (1.91%) GitHub
10 18 (1.81%) Power Platform
11 8 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.30%) Apple Pay
13 3 (0.30%) AWS IoT
13 3 (0.30%) Google Pay
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon ECS
14 2 (0.20%) IaaS
14 2 (0.20%) PaaS
15 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.81%) Internet
2 8 (0.80%) HTTP
2 8 (0.80%) SSL
3 5 (0.50%) Wireless
4 3 (0.30%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.30%) RFID
4 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.30%) X.509
5 2 (0.20%) AMQP
5 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.10%) Broadband
6 1 (0.10%) Extranet
6 1 (0.10%) Intranet
6 1 (0.10%) LAN
6 1 (0.10%) SMS
6 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (25.80%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.94%) MySQL
3 59 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 56 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 48 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.91%) Redis
9 18 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.71%) Power BI
11 16 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (1.31%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (0.60%) Big Data
17 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 139 (13.96%) Git (software)
2 73 (7.33%) Maven
3 58 (5.82%) Selenium
4 56 (5.62%) Visual Studio
5 39 (3.92%) Gradle
6 36 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (3.51%) NUnit
8 30 (3.01%) gulp
8 30 (3.01%) Jenkins
8 30 (3.01%) JUnit
8 30 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (2.51%) JIRA
9 25 (2.51%) Subversion
10 24 (2.41%) webpack
11 23 (2.31%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.31%) Grunt
12 15 (1.51%) Gatling
13 13 (1.31%) SpecFlow
14 11 (1.10%) PHPUnit
15 10 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 112 (11.24%) Finance
2 57 (5.72%) Retail
3 21 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 19 (1.91%) Marketing
5 16 (1.61%) Back Office
5 16 (1.61%) Games
5 16 (1.61%) Legal
6 11 (1.10%) Automotive
7 10 (1.00%) Banking
7 10 (1.00%) Law
8 8 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.60%) Public Sector
10 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.10%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.10%) Local Government
11 1 (0.10%) Police
11 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 469 (47.09%) .NET
2 268 (26.91%) HTML
3 253 (25.40%) AngularJS
4 252 (25.30%) CSS
5 224 (22.49%) ASP.NET
6 161 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 160 (16.06%) jQuery
8 129 (12.95%) Spring
9 126 (12.65%) .NET Core
10 118 (11.85%) Web Services
11 105 (10.54%) .NET Framework
11 105 (10.54%) REST
12 104 (10.44%) React
13 96 (9.64%) Node.js
14 84 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 79 (7.93%) HTML5
16 73 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 71 (7.13%) Hibernate
18 70 (7.03%) RESTful
19 69 (6.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.54%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (5.42%) User Experience
3 36 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.51%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.00%) Cloud Native
8 6 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.40%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.40%) W3C
11 3 (0.30%) Animation
11 3 (0.30%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.30%) Life Science
12 2 (0.20%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.20%) PKI
13 1 (0.10%) Chip and PIN
13 1 (0.10%) EMV
13 1 (0.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.42%) Linux
1 44 (4.42%) Windows
2 26 (2.61%) Android
3 20 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.10%) Unix
5 7 (0.70%) AIX
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.30%) VMS
7 3 (0.30%) watchOS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (30.32%) MVC
3 237 (23.80%) TDD
4 160 (16.06%) Microservices
5 142 (14.26%) Mentoring
6 139 (13.96%) DevOps
7 113 (11.35%) Test Automation
8 109 (10.94%) Scrum
9 96 (9.64%) BDD
10 90 (9.04%) E-Commerce
11 89 (8.94%) Front End Development
11 89 (8.94%) OO
12 84 (8.43%) Unit Testing
13 74 (7.43%) Web Development
14 69 (6.93%) Software Engineering
15 63 (6.33%) Computer Science
16 61 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (5.72%) Kanban
17 57 (5.72%) SOA
18 56 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 474 (47.59%) C#
2 434 (43.57%) JavaScript
3 293 (29.42%) Java
4 245 (24.60%) SQL
5 156 (15.66%) PHP
6 80 (8.03%) Java 8
7 64 (6.43%) Python
8 38 (3.82%) TypeScript
9 30 (3.01%) Apex Code
10 21 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.01%) C++
11 20 (2.01%) Go
11 20 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 19 (1.91%) Ruby
13 17 (1.71%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.61%) VB
15 15 (1.51%) C
16 14 (1.41%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.41%) VB6
17 13 (1.31%) ES6
Qualifications
1 90 (9.04%) Degree
2 13 (1.31%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 6 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.40%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) MCSD
6 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.51%) QA
2 15 (1.51%) GDPR
3 14 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.40%) PA-DSS
4 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.10%) FINRA
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 106 (10.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.10%) LXC
2 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.10%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (3.61%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.11%) Terraform
3 16 (1.61%) Ansible
4 9 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.70%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.20%) Nagios
6 2 (0.20%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.10%) Kibana
7 1 (0.10%) logstash
7 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 156 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
3 29 (2.91%) Oracle
4 28 (2.81%) Xamarin
5 25 (2.51%) Sage
6 18 (1.81%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.41%) Google
8 10 (1.00%) Adobe
9 8 (0.80%) Tableau
10 7 (0.70%) Apple
10 7 (0.70%) Zend
11 3 (0.30%) Facebook
11 3 (0.30%) New Relic
11 3 (0.30%) Splunk
12 2 (0.20%) SAP
13 1 (0.10%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.10%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.10%) IBM
13 1 (0.10%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.10%) Twitter