Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 37 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.23% 5.49% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 5.63% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 37
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £34,375 £35,000 £33,900
90th Percentile £49,688 £58,750 £57,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.78% +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 834 782 981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 97.63% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 662 656 810
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,025 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,625 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018, 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 Sheffield region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.74%) HTML
4 20 (37.04%) C#
4 20 (37.04%) AngularJS
5 19 (35.19%) CSS
6 18 (33.33%) PHP
6 18 (33.33%) MVC
6 18 (33.33%) Analytics
7 17 (31.48%) .NET
7 17 (31.48%) React
8 16 (29.63%) Mentoring
9 15 (27.78%) jQuery
10 14 (25.93%) SQL
10 14 (25.93%) Finance
11 11 (20.37%) MySQL
11 11 (20.37%) Sass
12 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
12 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
12 10 (18.52%) TDD
12 10 (18.52%) Games
12 10 (18.52%) Vue.js
13 9 (16.67%) Coaching
13 9 (16.67%) Python
13 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
13 9 (16.67%) Android
14 8 (14.81%) Degree
14 8 (14.81%) Node.js
14 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.81%) LAMP

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 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Grunt
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) gulp
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Games
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Automotive
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) HTML
2 20 (37.04%) AngularJS
3 19 (35.19%) CSS
4 17 (31.48%) .NET
4 17 (31.48%) React
5 15 (27.78%) jQuery
6 11 (20.37%) Sass
7 10 (18.52%) Vue.js
8 8 (14.81%) LAMP
8 8 (14.81%) Node.js
9 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
9 7 (12.96%) Django
9 7 (12.96%) Laravel
9 7 (12.96%) React Native
10 6 (11.11%) Spring
11 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (7.41%) HTML5
12 4 (7.41%) REST
13 3 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.85%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Android
1 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Analytics
2 18 (33.33%) MVC
3 16 (29.63%) Mentoring
4 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 10 (18.52%) TDD
4 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.67%) Coaching
6 8 (14.81%) Android Development
6 8 (14.81%) DevOps
6 8 (14.81%) iOS Development
7 7 (12.96%) Mobile Development
8 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.11%) OOP
8 6 (11.11%) SDLC
8 6 (11.11%) Web Development
9 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (9.26%) SOLID
10 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.04%) C#
3 18 (33.33%) PHP
4 14 (25.93%) SQL
5 9 (16.67%) Python
6 7 (12.96%) Java
7 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Kotlin
9 2 (3.70%) C++
9 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.85%) C
10 1 (1.85%) Java 8
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.85%) Scala
10 1 (1.85%) XPath
10 1 (1.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Twitter
3 6 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.85%) Avid
5 1 (1.85%) Informatica
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Zend