Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 53 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1656 1707 2136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.41% 4.85% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 5.00% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1544 1965
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 29566 34125 41527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28612 34601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +3 692 £52,500 - 26
Berkshire +31 377 £55,000 - 16
Hampshire +12 356 £50,000 - 10
Surrey -17 293 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Oxfordshire -9 164 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East Sussex +35 156 £50,000 - 11
Buckinghamshire -13 156 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Sussex +10 112 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Kent -15 34 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Middlesex +9 1 £60,000 +55.84% 1
Home Counties +4 1 £50,000 -16.67%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 876 (52.90%) JavaScript
2 843 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
3 799 (48.25%) .NET
4 790 (47.71%) C#
5 702 (42.39%) HTML
6 647 (39.07%) CSS
7 584 (35.27%) MVC
8 580 (35.02%) SQL
9 558 (33.70%) SQL Server
10 529 (31.94%) ASP.NET
11 478 (28.86%) Java
12 435 (26.27%) AngularJS
13 430 (25.97%) TDD
14 386 (23.31%) Web Services
15 330 (19.93%) Microsoft
16 325 (19.63%) jQuery
17 302 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
18 280 (16.91%) Scrum
19 270 (16.30%) Web Development
20 260 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
20 260 (15.70%) Git (software)
21 257 (15.52%) Degree
22 238 (14.37%) HTML5
23 236 (14.25%) .NET Framework
24 230 (13.89%) Spring
25 224 (13.53%) OO
25 224 (13.53%) RESTful
26 218 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
27 207 (12.50%) Mentoring
28 205 (12.38%) Finance

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
1 106 (6.40%) CMS
2 55 (3.32%) IIS
3 43 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 41 (2.48%) Apache
4 41 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 40 (2.42%) Confluence
6 33 (1.99%) Apache Solr
7 29 (1.75%) JBoss
8 27 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 26 (1.57%) SharePoint
10 21 (1.27%) WordPress
11 20 (1.21%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.21%) NServiceBus
12 15 (0.91%) Drupal
12 15 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.66%) nginx
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.060%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.060%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.42%) Magento
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.30%) nopCommerce
5 4 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.060%) HFM
8 1 (0.060%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.060%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 186 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.26%) GitHub
4 52 (3.14%) SaaS
5 38 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
6 21 (1.27%) npm
7 18 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.09%) PaaS
8 12 (0.72%) Firebase
9 10 (0.60%) Force.com
10 8 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.36%) Datadog
11 6 (0.36%) Slack
12 4 (0.24%) Algolia
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.18%) Serverless
14 2 (0.12%) Office 365
14 2 (0.12%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.96%) Internet
2 36 (2.17%) AMQP
3 25 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.09%) HTTP
5 9 (0.54%) Broadband
6 7 (0.42%) Firewall
7 5 (0.30%) SMTP
8 4 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.24%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.18%) Network Security
9 3 (0.18%) RTP
9 3 (0.18%) VoIP
10 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.060%) DNS
11 1 (0.060%) Intranet
11 1 (0.060%) SMS
11 1 (0.060%) SNMP
11 1 (0.060%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 160 (9.66%) MySQL
3 136 (8.21%) NoSQL
4 97 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
5 86 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 80 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 66 (3.99%) Big Data
8 55 (3.32%) MongoDB
9 50 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 45 (2.72%) Oracle Database
12 43 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 41 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (2.23%) RDBMS
15 36 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 35 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
17 31 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
17 31 (1.87%) Redis
18 29 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
19 28 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 260 (15.70%) Git (software)
2 199 (12.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 141 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 99 (5.98%) Jenkins
5 96 (5.80%) Subversion
6 83 (5.01%) JIRA
7 82 (4.95%) Maven
8 78 (4.71%) NUnit
9 58 (3.50%) JUnit
10 55 (3.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 36 (2.17%) Eclipse
12 33 (1.99%) TeamCity
13 24 (1.45%) gulp
14 22 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
14 22 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 21 (1.27%) RSpec
16 20 (1.21%) Sublime Text
16 20 (1.21%) TextMate
17 18 (1.09%) Selenium
18 15 (0.91%) Bitbucket
General
1 205 (12.38%) Finance
2 59 (3.56%) Marketing
3 53 (3.20%) Retail
4 44 (2.66%) Electronics
4 44 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.21%) Games
7 15 (0.91%) Advertising
7 15 (0.91%) Back Office
8 10 (0.60%) Automotive
8 10 (0.60%) Banking
9 9 (0.54%) Legal
10 7 (0.42%) Billing
10 7 (0.42%) Law
10 7 (0.42%) Publishing
11 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.060%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.060%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (48.25%) .NET
2 702 (42.39%) HTML
3 647 (39.07%) CSS
4 529 (31.94%) ASP.NET
5 435 (26.27%) AngularJS
6 386 (23.31%) Web Services
7 325 (19.63%) jQuery
8 302 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 238 (14.37%) HTML5
10 236 (14.25%) .NET Framework
11 230 (13.89%) Spring
12 224 (13.53%) RESTful
13 218 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 159 (9.60%) XML
15 157 (9.48%) React
16 152 (9.18%) WCF
17 149 (9.00%) REST
18 135 (8.15%) Ajax
19 128 (7.73%) WPF
20 125 (7.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 162 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 127 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
3 101 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
4 96 (5.80%) User Experience
5 84 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (2.60%) Fintech
7 35 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.39%) iPad
9 18 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.09%) RIA
10 17 (1.03%) Clustering
11 13 (0.79%) Digital Media
11 13 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.48%) W3C
13 7 (0.42%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.42%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.36%) Life Science
15 5 (0.30%) Blog
15 5 (0.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 164 (9.90%) Linux
2 118 (7.13%) Windows
3 40 (2.42%) Unix
4 37 (2.23%) Android
5 17 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.72%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.12%) CentOS
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.060%) Debian
11 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.060%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (35.27%) MVC
3 430 (25.97%) TDD
4 280 (16.91%) Scrum
5 270 (16.30%) Web Development
6 260 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
7 224 (13.53%) OO
8 207 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 198 (11.96%) Software Engineering
10 168 (10.14%) Unit Testing
11 149 (9.00%) Microservices
12 147 (8.88%) BDD
13 145 (8.76%) SDLC
14 141 (8.51%) Test Automation
15 132 (7.97%) Front End Development
16 125 (7.55%) SOLID
17 105 (6.34%) E-Commerce
18 84 (5.07%) DevOps
19 82 (4.95%) Mathematics
20 71 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 876 (52.90%) JavaScript
2 790 (47.71%) C#
3 580 (35.02%) SQL
4 478 (28.86%) Java
5 172 (10.39%) PHP
6 106 (6.40%) C++
7 100 (6.04%) Python
8 98 (5.92%) T-SQL
9 62 (3.74%) VB.NET
10 59 (3.56%) Ruby
11 48 (2.90%) PL/SQL
12 45 (2.72%) TypeScript
13 35 (2.11%) C
14 27 (1.63%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.39%) ES6
16 20 (1.21%) Scala
17 18 (1.09%) ActionScript
17 18 (1.09%) ECMAScript
18 17 (1.03%) F#
18 17 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 257 (15.52%) Degree
2 79 (4.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 35 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.33%) MCPD
5 22 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.15%) MCP
7 14 (0.85%) PhD
8 7 (0.42%) MCTS
9 4 (0.24%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.060%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.060%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.90%) QA
2 12 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.60%) GAMP
4 8 (0.48%) GCP
5 4 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) WAI
8 1 (0.060%) DO-178B
System Software
1 89 (5.37%) Docker
2 15 (0.91%) HDFS
3 4 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
2 14 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 14 (0.85%) Puppet
2 14 (0.85%) Terraform
3 11 (0.66%) Ansible
4 6 (0.36%) HAProxy
5 5 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.30%) Packer
6 1 (0.060%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.060%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 330 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 152 (9.18%) Oracle
3 34 (2.05%) SAP
4 30 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
4 30 (1.81%) Sitecore
5 22 (1.33%) Telerik
6 21 (1.27%) Zend
7 18 (1.09%) Google
8 16 (0.97%) hybris
8 16 (0.97%) IBM
9 11 (0.66%) Adobe
10 10 (0.60%) Xamarin
11 8 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (0.42%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.42%) Tableau
13 6 (0.36%) Rakuten
13 6 (0.36%) Talend
14 5 (0.30%) Apple
14 5 (0.30%) EMC
14 5 (0.30%) Teradata