Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 63 42
Rank change year-on-year +37 -21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 67 34 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 7.63% 3.55% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.79% 3.64% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 61
Sheffield median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £34,050 £28,050 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 860 935 1,130
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.95% 97.70% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 736 775 976
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (61.19%) PHP
3 31 (46.27%) MVC
4 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
5 28 (41.79%) C#
6 26 (38.81%) HTML
7 25 (37.31%) Java
8 24 (35.82%) CSS
9 23 (34.33%) Web Development
10 21 (31.34%) .NET
11 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
12 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (23.88%) Google
13 16 (23.88%) OO
13 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
14 15 (22.39%) Relational Database
14 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
15 14 (20.90%) User Stories
15 14 (20.90%) SDLC
16 12 (17.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 12 (17.91%) React
16 12 (17.91%) Laravel
17 11 (16.42%) Twitter
17 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
17 11 (16.42%) SQL
18 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
18 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
18 10 (14.93%) Node.js
19 9 (13.43%) MySQL

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 1 (1.49%) CMS
1 1 (1.49%) DNN
1 1 (1.49%) Drupal
1 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.43%) MySQL
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) git-flow
4 1 (1.49%) Grunt
4 1 (1.49%) gulp
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.48%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) HTML
2 24 (35.82%) CSS
3 21 (31.34%) .NET
4 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
5 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
7 12 (17.91%) Laravel
7 12 (17.91%) React
7 12 (17.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 10 (14.93%) Node.js
9 7 (10.45%) .NET Core
9 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (10.45%) Flask
9 7 (10.45%) jQuery
9 7 (10.45%) LAMP
10 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.97%) Web Services
12 3 (4.48%) Sass
13 2 (2.99%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) User Experience
2 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.27%) MVC
3 23 (34.33%) Web Development
4 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (23.88%) OO
5 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
6 14 (20.90%) SDLC
6 14 (20.90%) User Stories
7 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.94%) Scrum
8 8 (11.94%) SOLID
9 7 (10.45%) Open Source
10 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.96%) OOP
11 5 (7.46%) Front End Development
12 3 (4.48%) OO PHP
12 3 (4.48%) Waterfall
13 2 (2.99%) Coaching
13 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) PHP
2 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.79%) C#
4 25 (37.31%) Java
5 11 (16.42%) SQL
6 7 (10.45%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) XPath
7 1 (1.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.49%) Rancher
1 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Google
2 11 (16.42%) Twitter
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Avid