Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020.

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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 47 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 587 1,039 1,231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.50% 5.36% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 5.55% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 625 938 1,165
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 8,687 18,716 22,471
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 96.50% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,241 14,483 18,499
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the North of England over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +13 373 £55,000 +4.76% 95
Yorkshire +27 190 £47,500 - 33
North East +9 25 £45,000 -4.26% 19
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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.

1 261 (44.46%) .NET
1 261 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (43.61%) JavaScript
3 241 (41.06%) C#
4 170 (28.96%) HTML
5 155 (26.41%) CSS
6 149 (25.38%) TDD
7 139 (23.68%) AngularJS
8 138 (23.51%) SQL
9 135 (23.00%) MVC
10 133 (22.66%) .NET Core
11 131 (22.32%) Azure
12 127 (21.64%) SQL Server
13 123 (20.95%) React
14 119 (20.27%) Git (software)
15 104 (17.72%) AWS
16 95 (16.18%) Java
16 95 (16.18%) ASP.NET
17 94 (16.01%) Docker
18 86 (14.65%) Microservices
19 84 (14.31%) Node.js
20 77 (13.12%) PHP
20 77 (13.12%) Software Engineering
21 75 (12.78%) Front End Development
22 73 (12.44%) DevOps
22 73 (12.44%) Test Automation
23 68 (11.58%) Microsoft
24 67 (11.41%) HTML5
24 67 (11.41%) ASP.NET Web API
25 66 (11.24%) User Experience

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 22 (3.75%) CMS
2 18 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (1.70%) IIS
4 10 (1.70%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.02%) WordPress
6 5 (0.85%) Apache
7 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.34%) nginx
8 2 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.17%) Confluence
9 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.17%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.51%) Sketch
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.36%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (1.02%) Magento
3 5 (0.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 131 (22.32%) Azure
2 104 (17.72%) AWS
3 34 (5.79%) Serverless
4 25 (4.26%) GCP
5 16 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (1.87%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.87%) SaaS
7 8 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.36%) GitHub
7 8 (1.36%) Power Platform
8 5 (0.85%) npm
9 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.51%) Slack
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon Cognito
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.34%) Logic Apps
10 2 (0.34%) NuGet
10 2 (0.34%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.36%) Internet
2 3 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (21.64%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.67%) MongoDB
3 39 (6.64%) MySQL
3 39 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.56%) Redis
7 12 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.36%) InterSystems Cache
9 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.02%) Power BI
12 5 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.85%) Big Data
12 5 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.68%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 119 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (4.09%) JIRA
3 24 (4.09%) Selenium
4 23 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.58%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.90%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.87%) git-flow
7 11 (1.87%) JUnit
7 11 (1.87%) Maven
8 8 (1.36%) Appium
8 8 (1.36%) Calabash
8 8 (1.36%) Gradle
8 8 (1.36%) ReSharper
9 6 (1.02%) Protractor
9 6 (1.02%) Subversion
10 5 (0.85%) gulp
10 5 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.85%) NUnit
10 5 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 57 (9.71%) Finance
2 32 (5.45%) Law
2 32 (5.45%) Marketing
3 27 (4.60%) Legal
4 18 (3.07%) Games
5 16 (2.73%) Retail
6 11 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.85%) Back Office
7 5 (0.85%) Banking
8 4 (0.68%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.51%) Advertising
9 3 (0.51%) Automotive
9 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (44.46%) .NET
2 170 (28.96%) HTML
3 155 (26.41%) CSS
4 139 (23.68%) AngularJS
5 133 (22.66%) .NET Core
6 123 (20.95%) React
7 95 (16.18%) ASP.NET
8 84 (14.31%) Node.js
9 67 (11.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 67 (11.41%) HTML5
10 60 (10.22%) Vue.js
11 58 (9.88%) Spring
12 53 (9.03%) REST
13 49 (8.35%) jQuery
14 48 (8.18%) CSS3
15 43 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (6.30%) Spring Boot
17 36 (6.13%) .NET Framework
17 36 (6.13%) Web Services
18 30 (5.11%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.24%) User Experience
2 59 (10.05%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.04%) Blog
7 11 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.53%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.36%) NHS
10 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.68%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.51%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.51%) Social Media
13 2 (0.34%) Online Games
13 2 (0.34%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.17%) Augmented Reality
14 1 (0.17%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.96%) Linux
2 14 (2.39%) Android
3 12 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.53%) Windows
5 6 (1.02%) Unix
6 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) Debian
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (25.38%) TDD
3 135 (23.00%) MVC
4 86 (14.65%) Microservices
5 77 (13.12%) Software Engineering
6 75 (12.78%) Front End Development
7 73 (12.44%) DevOps
7 73 (12.44%) Test Automation
8 63 (10.73%) BDD
9 61 (10.39%) Mentoring
10 58 (9.88%) Web Development
11 57 (9.71%) OOP
12 55 (9.37%) Unit Testing
13 54 (9.20%) SDLC
14 53 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (8.01%) Scrum
16 40 (6.81%) E-Commerce
16 40 (6.81%) OO
17 33 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
18 32 (5.45%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 256 (43.61%) JavaScript
2 241 (41.06%) C#
3 138 (23.51%) SQL
4 95 (16.18%) Java
5 77 (13.12%) PHP
6 57 (9.71%) TypeScript
7 25 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 24 (4.09%) ES6
8 24 (4.09%) Python
9 23 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 20 (3.41%) Java 8
11 15 (2.56%) C++
12 11 (1.87%) Scala
13 9 (1.53%) C
13 9 (1.53%) Kotlin
13 9 (1.53%) Ruby
14 8 (1.36%) Groovy
15 7 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.85%) Go
16 5 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (5.62%) Degree
2 5 (0.85%) MCSD
2 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.68%) DBS Check
3 4 (0.68%) MCPD
3 4 (0.68%) PhD
4 2 (0.34%) HND
5 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.20%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) GDPR
2 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 94 (16.01%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.39%) Terraform
3 11 (1.87%) Ansible
4 4 (0.68%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.92%) Google
3 18 (3.07%) Oracle
4 13 (2.21%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.36%) Xamarin
6 5 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.68%) Zend
8 3 (0.51%) Apple
9 2 (0.34%) iManage
9 2 (0.34%) SAP
9 2 (0.34%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.34%) Splunk
9 2 (0.34%) Tableau
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe
10 1 (0.17%) Cognos
10 1 (0.17%) IBM
10 1 (0.17%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.17%) Progress
10 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com