Period
to 26 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 26 October 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 > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 42 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 543 1,341 1,474
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.71% 5.32% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% 5.54% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 587 1,361 1,390
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 7,806 24,200 28,152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 96.00% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,386 19,802 23,406
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the South East

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the South East

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the South East

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 October 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
Hampshire +23 194 £52,500 +5.00% 34
Thames Valley +7 154 £60,000 - 51
Berkshire -2 87 £60,000 - 25
Surrey +30 72 £65,000 +4.00% 19
West Sussex +40 61 £60,000 - 5
East Sussex -3 53 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Oxfordshire +9 34 £57,500 -4.17% 15
Buckinghamshire +33 33 £57,500 - 11
Kent +3 6 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 South East region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 298 (54.88%) JavaScript
2 276 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (45.12%) .NET
4 243 (44.75%) C#
5 228 (41.99%) CSS
6 227 (41.80%) HTML
7 203 (37.38%) SQL
8 172 (31.68%) Azure
9 156 (28.73%) SQL Server
10 150 (27.62%) DevOps
11 149 (27.44%) React
12 148 (27.26%) .NET Core
13 128 (23.57%) ASP.NET
14 127 (23.39%) Java
15 118 (21.73%) Microservices
16 116 (21.36%) AngularJS
17 113 (20.81%) MVC
18 112 (20.63%) Git (software)
19 107 (19.71%) jQuery
20 94 (17.31%) Microsoft
21 92 (16.94%) .NET Framework
22 87 (16.02%) Web Development
23 84 (15.47%) MySQL
23 84 (15.47%) Docker
24 83 (15.29%) Kubernetes
25 80 (14.73%) PHP
25 80 (14.73%) Python
25 80 (14.73%) TDD
26 79 (14.55%) TypeScript
26 79 (14.55%) Entity Framework

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 40 (7.37%) NServiceBus
2 33 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (5.16%) Apache
4 25 (4.60%) CMS
5 24 (4.42%) Apache Spark
6 17 (3.13%) WordPress
7 16 (2.95%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.39%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.03%) Joomla!
10 8 (1.47%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.37%) DNN
12 2 (0.37%) Documentum
13 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.18%) Kentico
13 1 (0.18%) Mule
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Sketch
1 2 (0.37%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.95%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (2.58%) Magento
3 11 (2.03%) SAP HR
3 11 (2.03%) SAP PSCD
4 9 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.55%) Shopify
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 172 (31.68%) Azure
2 70 (12.89%) AWS
3 55 (10.13%) SaaS
4 44 (8.10%) GCP
5 38 (7.00%) PaaS
6 37 (6.81%) IaaS
7 34 (6.26%) GitHub
8 24 (4.42%) Stackdriver
9 22 (4.05%) Office 365
10 11 (2.03%) Serverless
11 10 (1.84%) Power Platform
12 8 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.92%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.92%) Google Play
14 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.74%) Route 53
15 2 (0.37%) npm
15 2 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.66%) HTTP
2 36 (6.63%) Skype
3 6 (1.10%) WEP
4 5 (0.92%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.37%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (28.73%) SQL Server
2 84 (15.47%) MySQL
3 67 (12.34%) NoSQL
4 41 (7.55%) Big Data
5 31 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.50%) MongoDB
7 18 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.66%) Power BI
10 9 (1.66%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.37%) Event Store
13 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.37%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.18%) OLTP
14 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 112 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (4.97%) Selenium
4 24 (4.42%) Gradle
4 24 (4.42%) JUnit
5 14 (2.58%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.58%) JIRA
6 13 (2.39%) Maven
7 12 (2.21%) PHPUnit
8 11 (2.03%) NUnit
9 9 (1.66%) CircleCI
9 9 (1.66%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.29%) Cypress.io
10 7 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (1.10%) Xcode
12 5 (0.92%) webpack
13 2 (0.37%) Moq
13 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.37%) RSpec
13 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (12.15%) Finance
2 34 (6.26%) Public Sector
3 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.29%) Marketing
3 7 (1.29%) Retail
4 5 (0.92%) Games
5 4 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.37%) Billing
6 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Automotive
7 1 (0.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.18%) Banking
7 1 (0.18%) Electronics
7 1 (0.18%) Law
7 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (45.12%) .NET
2 228 (41.99%) CSS
3 227 (41.80%) HTML
4 149 (27.44%) React
5 148 (27.26%) .NET Core
6 128 (23.57%) ASP.NET
7 116 (21.36%) AngularJS
8 107 (19.71%) jQuery
9 92 (16.94%) .NET Framework
10 79 (14.55%) Entity Framework
11 75 (13.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 72 (13.26%) Spring
13 66 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 58 (10.68%) REST
15 55 (10.13%) ASP.NET Core
15 55 (10.13%) HTML5
16 54 (9.94%) Web Services
17 51 (9.39%) Redux
17 51 (9.39%) XML
18 49 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 29 (5.34%) User Experience
4 6 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
4 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (0.92%) NHS
6 3 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.55%) Cloud Native
6 3 (0.55%) iPhone
6 3 (0.55%) Life Science
6 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (0.37%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.37%) RIA
7 2 (0.37%) Robotics
7 2 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.37%) Xbox
8 1 (0.18%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.55%) Android
1 41 (7.55%) Linux
2 39 (7.18%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.84%) Windows
4 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.74%) CentOS
6 3 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.37%) Unix
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (27.62%) DevOps
3 118 (21.73%) Microservices
4 113 (20.81%) MVC
5 87 (16.02%) Web Development
6 80 (14.73%) TDD
7 60 (11.05%) Scrum
8 56 (10.31%) Front End Development
9 55 (10.13%) Software Engineering
10 54 (9.94%) OOP
11 50 (9.21%) SOLID
12 41 (7.55%) OO
13 40 (7.37%) Mentoring
14 39 (7.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 38 (7.00%) SOA
16 36 (6.63%) Fintech
17 33 (6.08%) BDD
17 33 (6.08%) Mobile Development
18 31 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (5.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 298 (54.88%) JavaScript
2 243 (44.75%) C#
3 203 (37.38%) SQL
4 127 (23.39%) Java
5 80 (14.73%) PHP
5 80 (14.73%) Python
6 79 (14.55%) TypeScript
7 22 (4.05%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.76%) Apple Swift
8 15 (2.76%) Ruby
9 14 (2.58%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.21%) ABAP
10 12 (2.21%) C++
11 10 (1.84%) XPath
12 9 (1.66%) C
12 9 (1.66%) Scala
13 7 (1.29%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.29%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.10%) Java 8
15 5 (0.92%) ES6
Qualifications
1 44 (8.10%) Degree
2 39 (7.18%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.81%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.92%) ISO 13485
1 5 (0.92%) ISO 9001
1 5 (0.92%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 84 (15.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 83 (15.29%) Kubernetes
2 35 (6.45%) Terraform
3 24 (4.42%) Grafana
4 2 (0.37%) Ansible
4 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 94 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.31%) Google
3 37 (6.81%) Splunk
4 26 (4.79%) ServiceNow
5 21 (3.87%) Zend
6 14 (2.58%) Xamarin
7 13 (2.39%) SAP
8 11 (2.03%) Adobe
9 5 (0.92%) Apple
9 5 (0.92%) Cisco
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle
10 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.55%) BT
11 3 (0.55%) Telerik
12 2 (0.37%) EMC
12 2 (0.37%) VMware
13 1 (0.18%) Guidewire
13 1 (0.18%) Intel
13 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.18%) TIBCO