Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Developer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 44 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.43% 4.11% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 4.24% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 45
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £34,625 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £45,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 790 991 1267
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 97.06% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 679 828 1123
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,925 £23,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Sheffield

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Sheffield

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Sheffield

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
4 23 (52.27%) C#
4 23 (52.27%) SDLC
5 21 (47.73%) Scrum
5 21 (47.73%) Software Engineering
6 20 (45.45%) .NET
7 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (36.36%) Java
8 16 (36.36%) MVC
9 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
9 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
10 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
11 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (25.00%) Waterfall
12 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 10 (22.73%) Oracle
13 10 (22.73%) Linux
13 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (22.73%) WCF
13 10 (22.73%) WPF
14 9 (20.45%) HTML
15 8 (18.18%) Web Development
15 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
16 7 (15.91%) Spring
16 7 (15.91%) CSS
17 6 (13.64%) Web Services

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (6.82%) JBoss
1 3 (6.82%) OpenROAD
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Broadband
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.82%) Informix
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Power BI
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
4 3 (6.82%) CA Gen
4 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.82%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (6.82%) PROIV
5 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
4 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (22.73%) WCF
5 10 (22.73%) WPF
6 9 (20.45%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 7 (15.91%) Spring
8 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 6 (13.64%) REST
8 6 (13.64%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) HTML5
10 4 (9.09%) SOAP
11 3 (6.82%) Ajax
11 3 (6.82%) CSS3
11 3 (6.82%) J2EE
11 3 (6.82%) Node.js
12 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Tandem
2 2 (4.55%) iPad
2 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Fintech
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) SDLC
3 21 (47.73%) Scrum
3 21 (47.73%) Software Engineering
4 16 (36.36%) MVC
5 11 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 8 (18.18%) Web Development
7 5 (11.36%) Kanban
7 5 (11.36%) Microservices
7 5 (11.36%) OOP
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
7 5 (11.36%) SOLID
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 3 (6.82%) RAD
9 3 (6.82%) SOA
10 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
3 23 (52.27%) C#
4 16 (36.36%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) PHP
5 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.36%) Python
7 4 (9.09%) C++
8 3 (6.82%) C
8 3 (6.82%) Clipper
8 3 (6.82%) COBOL
8 3 (6.82%) DataFlex
8 3 (6.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 3 (6.82%) LINC
8 3 (6.82%) RPG
8 3 (6.82%) Tcl
8 3 (6.82%) Uniface
8 3 (6.82%) VB
8 3 (6.82%) xBase
9 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) Rancher
3 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.27%) Zend