Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 38 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 45 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.61% 5.76% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 5.92% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 34
Sheffield median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,975 £28,375
90th Percentile £57,275 £55,000 £57,125
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 774 794 974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 97.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 571 700 817
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Sheffield region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 21 (46.67%) C#
4 20 (44.44%) TDD
5 19 (42.22%) CSS
6 18 (40.00%) .NET
7 17 (37.78%) HTML
8 16 (35.56%) SQL
8 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
9 15 (33.33%) MVC
10 14 (31.11%) MySQL
11 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
12 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
12 11 (24.44%) Analytics
12 11 (24.44%) Sass
12 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
12 11 (24.44%) Coaching
13 10 (22.22%) Node.js
14 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (20.00%) Python
14 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 8 (17.78%) React
15 8 (17.78%) PHP
15 8 (17.78%) Java
15 8 (17.78%) Finance
15 8 (17.78%) jQuery
16 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
16 7 (15.56%) Degree
16 7 (15.56%) Microservices

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 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) gulp
1 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 5 (11.11%) webpack
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Games
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) CSS
2 18 (40.00%) .NET
3 17 (37.78%) HTML
4 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
5 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 11 (24.44%) Sass
7 10 (22.22%) Node.js
8 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery
9 8 (17.78%) React
10 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (11.11%) .NET Core
11 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 5 (11.11%) Angular 2
11 5 (11.11%) Django
11 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 5 (11.11%) React Native
11 5 (11.11%) RESTful
11 5 (11.11%) Spring
12 3 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Android
1 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) TDD
3 15 (33.33%) MVC
4 11 (24.44%) Analytics
4 11 (24.44%) Coaching
4 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
4 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.56%) Microservices
5 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.33%) DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 5 (11.11%) Mobile Development
7 5 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 5 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (11.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 5 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) C#
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) Python
5 8 (17.78%) Java
5 8 (17.78%) PHP
6 4 (8.89%) C++
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.44%) AWK
8 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.44%) sed
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) Java 8
9 1 (2.22%) Korn
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 5 (11.11%) Rancher
1 5 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) Xamarin