Period
to 23 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 44 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1,345 1,655 1,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.08% 5.48% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.27% 5.65% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,237 1,482 1,306
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 25,509 29,288 28,749
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.97% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20,821 24,357 24,100
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,955 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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
Thames Valley -11 496 £59,750 +8.64% 80
Hampshire -1 342 £52,500 -4.55% 36
Berkshire -1 318 £60,000 +4.35% 36
East Sussex -4 192 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Surrey -3 184 £62,500 +8.70% 26
Buckinghamshire -28 91 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Oxfordshire -6 87 £60,000 +14.29% 23
West Sussex +12 86 £63,750 +34.21% 7
Kent -4 35 £45,000 -10.89% 13
Sussex +13 2 £75,000 +114.29%
Middlesex +2 1 £60,000 -33.33%
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 730 (54.28%) JavaScript
2 663 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
3 560 (41.64%) C#
4 550 (40.89%) .NET
5 499 (37.10%) HTML
6 467 (34.72%) CSS
7 430 (31.97%) Java
8 388 (28.85%) SQL
9 359 (26.69%) MVC
10 346 (25.72%) SQL Server
11 339 (25.20%) AngularJS
12 338 (25.13%) ASP.NET
13 296 (22.01%) TDD
14 271 (20.15%) Spring
15 265 (19.70%) Git (software)
16 247 (18.36%) Microsoft Azure
17 238 (17.70%) Mentoring
18 237 (17.62%) React
19 224 (16.65%) jQuery
20 202 (15.02%) Scrum
21 180 (13.38%) Web Services
22 174 (12.94%) Finance
22 174 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
23 173 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
24 172 (12.79%) REST
25 170 (12.64%) Microsoft
26 169 (12.57%) OO
27 166 (12.34%) PHP
28 165 (12.27%) Degree
29 164 (12.19%) Linux

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 (2.97%) Tomcat
2 38 (2.83%) Confluence
3 26 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (1.78%) IIS
5 21 (1.56%) CMS
6 20 (1.49%) JBoss
7 13 (0.97%) WordPress
8 12 (0.89%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 10 (0.74%) Apache
10 10 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.74%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.45%) Drupal
11 6 (0.45%) Hyperledger
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.30%) SAS
14 3 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (1.04%) Adobe XD
2 11 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.15%) Ripple
7 1 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.074%) Magento
7 1 (0.074%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.074%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.074%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 247 (18.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
3 137 (10.19%) SaaS
4 20 (1.49%) PaaS
5 19 (1.41%) GitHub
6 13 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.89%) Serverless
8 10 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.74%) Heroku
8 10 (0.74%) Power Platform
9 9 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.45%) IaaS
11 4 (0.30%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (0.30%) Apigee
11 4 (0.30%) AWS IoT
11 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.30%) Twilio
12 3 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.93%) HTTP
2 11 (0.82%) SSL
3 10 (0.74%) Internet
4 6 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.37%) Network Security
6 4 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.30%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.22%) CTI
7 3 (0.22%) GPRS
7 3 (0.22%) Intranet
7 3 (0.22%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.22%) Z-Wave
8 2 (0.15%) SSH
9 1 (0.074%) 5G
9 1 (0.074%) AMQP
9 1 (0.074%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.074%) MQTT
9 1 (0.074%) NFC
9 1 (0.074%) RFID
9 1 (0.074%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (25.72%) SQL Server
2 121 (9.00%) NoSQL
3 104 (7.73%) MySQL
4 50 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 49 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (3.35%) MongoDB
7 36 (2.68%) Redis
8 26 (1.93%) Big Data
9 24 (1.78%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 20 (1.49%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.97%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 265 (19.70%) Git (software)
2 83 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 83 (6.17%) JIRA
3 76 (5.65%) Maven
4 66 (4.91%) Visual Studio
5 57 (4.24%) JUnit
5 57 (4.24%) Selenium
6 56 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (3.94%) Jasmine
8 34 (2.53%) Mocha
9 33 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 32 (2.38%) gulp
11 30 (2.23%) Karma Test Runner
12 29 (2.16%) Grunt
13 28 (2.08%) Subversion
14 27 (2.01%) Eclipse
14 27 (2.01%) PostCSS
15 25 (1.86%) webpack
16 23 (1.71%) Bitbucket
17 20 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 174 (12.94%) Finance
2 51 (3.79%) Retail
3 33 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.01%) Marketing
5 13 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.52%) Banking
6 7 (0.52%) Games
7 6 (0.45%) Law
8 5 (0.37%) Electronics
8 5 (0.37%) Legal
9 4 (0.30%) Publishing
10 3 (0.22%) Automotive
10 3 (0.22%) Back Office
10 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.15%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.074%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.074%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.074%) Local Government
12 1 (0.074%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (40.89%) .NET
2 499 (37.10%) HTML
3 467 (34.72%) CSS
4 339 (25.20%) AngularJS
5 338 (25.13%) ASP.NET
6 271 (20.15%) Spring
7 237 (17.62%) React
8 224 (16.65%) jQuery
9 180 (13.38%) Web Services
10 174 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 172 (12.79%) REST
12 153 (11.38%) .NET Framework
13 132 (9.81%) WCF
14 130 (9.67%) SOAP
15 129 (9.59%) HTML5
16 115 (8.55%) .NET Core
17 105 (7.81%) Ajax
17 105 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
18 104 (7.73%) XML
19 98 (7.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.51%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 67 (4.98%) User Experience
4 62 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 12 (0.89%) Video on Demand
10 11 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.74%) iPad
12 8 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.52%) Clustering
14 6 (0.45%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.45%) PKI
15 5 (0.37%) Private Cloud
16 4 (0.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 4 (0.30%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.30%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 164 (12.19%) Linux
2 48 (3.57%) Windows
3 45 (3.35%) Android
4 30 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.08%) Unix
6 11 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.22%) CentOS
8 3 (0.22%) Solaris
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (26.69%) MVC
3 296 (22.01%) TDD
4 238 (17.70%) Mentoring
5 202 (15.02%) Scrum
6 169 (12.57%) OO
7 152 (11.30%) Software Engineering
8 151 (11.23%) Microservices
9 146 (10.86%) Web Development
10 139 (10.33%) Front End Development
11 137 (10.19%) BDD
12 135 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
13 131 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
14 120 (8.92%) Test Automation
15 108 (8.03%) Computer Science
15 108 (8.03%) Unit Testing
16 88 (6.54%) DevOps
17 85 (6.32%) OOP
18 75 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
19 74 (5.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 730 (54.28%) JavaScript
2 560 (41.64%) C#
3 430 (31.97%) Java
4 388 (28.85%) SQL
5 166 (12.34%) PHP
6 113 (8.40%) Java 8
7 109 (8.10%) Python
8 87 (6.47%) TypeScript
9 81 (6.02%) Ruby
10 48 (3.57%) C++
11 42 (3.12%) T-SQL
12 33 (2.45%) ES6
12 33 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 29 (2.16%) VB
14 24 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.78%) PowerShell
15 21 (1.56%) C
16 19 (1.41%) Elixir
17 18 (1.34%) Kotlin
18 16 (1.19%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 165 (12.27%) Degree
2 55 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 31 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.19%) ISEB
5 16 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.37%) HND
8 4 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.074%) HNC
10 1 (0.074%) MCP
10 1 (0.074%) MCSD
10 1 (0.074%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.57%) QA
2 27 (2.01%) WAI
3 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.22%) HL7
5 2 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 86 (6.39%) Docker
2 5 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.074%) Firmware
4 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (1.12%) Puppet
4 11 (0.82%) Ansible
5 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.30%) Terraform
7 3 (0.22%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.22%) logstash
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.074%) MIIS
9 1 (0.074%) Salt
Vendors
1 170 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 97 (7.21%) Oracle
3 41 (3.05%) Xamarin
4 37 (2.75%) Zend
5 29 (2.16%) Splunk
6 26 (1.93%) Google
7 20 (1.49%) SAP
8 14 (1.04%) IBM
9 12 (0.89%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.37%) Telerik
12 4 (0.30%) Cisco
12 4 (0.30%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.30%) Xilinx
13 3 (0.22%) Avaya
13 3 (0.22%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 3 (0.22%) Thunderhead
14 2 (0.15%) Cadence
14 2 (0.15%) Guidewire
14 2 (0.15%) MuleSoft