Period
to 12 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 12 August 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 48 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 603 1,334 1,595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.58% 5.11% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 5.30% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 596 1,326 1,486
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.02% +4.29%
10th Percentile £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 10,338 25,149 28,831
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.33% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,370 20,531 23,915
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,543 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.71% +3.09% +5.26%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +22 216 £51,500 -1.90% 25
Thames Valley +4 186 £60,000 - 35
Berkshire +3 109 £60,000 - 16
Surrey +24 89 £60,000 -4.00% 20
West Sussex +32 56 £55,000 - 5
East Sussex -14 54 £62,500 +13.64% 7
Oxfordshire +11 39 £57,500 -6.12% 13
Buckinghamshire +26 38 £65,000 +23.81% 6
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 366 (60.70%) JavaScript
2 280 (46.43%) .NET
3 277 (45.94%) C#
4 272 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (38.31%) HTML
6 222 (36.82%) CSS
7 202 (33.50%) SQL
8 194 (32.17%) SQL Server
9 181 (30.02%) Azure
10 165 (27.36%) MVC
11 162 (26.87%) AngularJS
12 142 (23.55%) ASP.NET
13 140 (23.22%) React
14 135 (22.39%) Java
15 130 (21.56%) .NET Core
16 129 (21.39%) jQuery
17 113 (18.74%) PHP
18 112 (18.57%) Web Development
19 108 (17.91%) Git (software)
20 97 (16.09%) DevOps
21 95 (15.75%) Microservices
22 94 (15.59%) MySQL
23 93 (15.42%) Microsoft
24 92 (15.26%) .NET Framework
25 91 (15.09%) Web Services
26 90 (14.93%) AWS
26 90 (14.93%) SaaS
27 88 (14.59%) REST
28 85 (14.10%) OOP
29 79 (13.10%) TDD

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 20 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.15%) Apache
3 18 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.32%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.32%) Umbraco
5 12 (1.99%) CMS
5 12 (1.99%) NServiceBus
6 9 (1.49%) WordPress
7 8 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.00%) IIS
9 3 (0.50%) Confluence
9 3 (0.50%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.50%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.33%) Apache Pulsar
11 1 (0.17%) DNN
11 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.17%) Kentico
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (1.99%) Sketch
1 12 (1.99%) Zeplin
2 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.66%) Adobe XD
3 4 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.82%) SAP HR
1 11 (1.82%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 181 (30.02%) Azure
2 90 (14.93%) AWS
2 90 (14.93%) SaaS
3 26 (4.31%) IaaS
3 26 (4.31%) PaaS
4 25 (4.15%) Office 365
5 18 (2.99%) GCP
6 15 (2.49%) Serverless
7 13 (2.16%) npm
7 13 (2.16%) Power Platform
8 12 (1.99%) GitHub
9 10 (1.66%) Stackdriver
10 7 (1.16%) Logic Apps
11 6 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.00%) Loggly
12 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.83%) Google Docs
12 5 (0.83%) Google Play
13 4 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.81%) HTTP
2 13 (2.16%) Skype
3 7 (1.16%) LAN
3 7 (1.16%) WAN
4 6 (1.00%) Internet
5 5 (0.83%) Bluetooth
5 5 (0.83%) Network Security
6 3 (0.50%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) WEP
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (32.17%) SQL Server
2 94 (15.59%) MySQL
3 37 (6.14%) NoSQL
4 28 (4.64%) Big Data
5 21 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.65%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.99%) Power BI
9 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.33%) Redis
12 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.66%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 108 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.15%) Babel
3 19 (3.15%) webpack
4 17 (2.82%) Selenium
5 14 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (2.16%) Maven
7 12 (1.99%) Gradle
7 12 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.99%) Xcode
8 11 (1.82%) gulp
8 11 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.66%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.66%) Jasmine
9 10 (1.66%) NUnit
10 9 (1.49%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.33%) JIRA
12 7 (1.16%) NetBeans
13 6 (1.00%) JMeter
13 6 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (12.11%) Finance
2 27 (4.48%) Public Sector
3 18 (2.99%) Marketing
4 12 (1.99%) Retail
4 12 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.16%) Banking
5 7 (1.16%) Games
6 5 (0.83%) Electronics
6 5 (0.83%) Legal
6 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.50%) Law
8 2 (0.33%) Billing
8 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (46.43%) .NET
2 231 (38.31%) HTML
3 222 (36.82%) CSS
4 162 (26.87%) AngularJS
5 142 (23.55%) ASP.NET
6 140 (23.22%) React
7 130 (21.56%) .NET Core
8 129 (21.39%) jQuery
9 92 (15.26%) .NET Framework
10 91 (15.09%) Web Services
11 88 (14.59%) REST
12 79 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 70 (11.61%) Laravel
14 69 (11.44%) Node.js
15 63 (10.45%) Entity Framework
16 62 (10.28%) Ajax
17 59 (9.78%) Spring
18 57 (9.45%) XML
19 54 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
20 52 (8.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.96%) Mobile App
2 44 (7.30%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (6.97%) User Experience
4 11 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.00%) Marketing Technology
5 6 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (0.83%) Taxonomies
7 4 (0.66%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.50%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.50%) Robotics
9 2 (0.33%) Clustering
9 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.17%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.17%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.17%) Life Science
10 1 (0.17%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.95%) Linux
2 48 (7.96%) Android
3 47 (7.79%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.81%) Windows
5 9 (1.49%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.00%) VMS
7 3 (0.50%) CentOS
7 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.50%) Unix
8 2 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.17%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (27.36%) MVC
3 112 (18.57%) Web Development
4 97 (16.09%) DevOps
5 95 (15.75%) Microservices
6 85 (14.10%) OOP
7 79 (13.10%) TDD
8 75 (12.44%) OO
9 72 (11.94%) Mentoring
10 63 (10.45%) Scrum
11 59 (9.78%) Front End Development
12 57 (9.45%) Software Engineering
13 47 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
14 45 (7.46%) Mobile Development
15 42 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (6.97%) OO PHP
16 41 (6.80%) Fintech
17 40 (6.63%) Test Automation
18 38 (6.30%) Artificial Intelligence
19 37 (6.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 366 (60.70%) JavaScript
2 277 (45.94%) C#
3 202 (33.50%) SQL
4 135 (22.39%) Java
5 113 (18.74%) PHP
6 66 (10.95%) TypeScript
7 64 (10.61%) Python
8 34 (5.64%) T-SQL
9 27 (4.48%) Apple Swift
9 27 (4.48%) Objective-C
10 24 (3.98%) Ruby
11 18 (2.99%) C++
12 13 (2.16%) Kotlin
13 12 (1.99%) ABAP
13 12 (1.99%) Java 8
14 10 (1.66%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.49%) PHP 5
16 8 (1.33%) PHP 7
17 7 (1.16%) VBA
18 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (9.62%) Degree
2 27 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.50%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.99%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) GDPR
3 1 (0.17%) HL7
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (11.94%) Docker
2 7 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (7.79%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.32%) Terraform
3 12 (1.99%) Puppet
4 10 (1.66%) Grafana
5 5 (0.83%) Ansible
6 3 (0.50%) Istio
6 3 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 93 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.47%) Zend
3 27 (4.48%) Google
4 20 (3.32%) Xamarin
5 18 (2.99%) SAP
6 15 (2.49%) Adobe
7 14 (2.32%) Splunk
8 13 (2.16%) Oracle
8 13 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.82%) DevExpress
10 7 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.16%) Fujitsu
11 6 (1.00%) New Relic
11 6 (1.00%) PayPal
12 5 (0.83%) BT
12 5 (0.83%) Cisco
12 5 (0.83%) WooCommerce
13 2 (0.33%) Cadence
13 2 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.33%) MuleSoft