Senior Developer Jobs in the South East

Senior Developer
England > South East

The median Senior Developer salary in the South East is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 85 56 67
Rank change year-on-year -29 +11 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 522 690 960
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.01% 4.87% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 5.40% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 423 503 757
10th Percentile £50,000 £53,150 £52,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £79,375 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £89,750 £85,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +3.45% +16.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,296 12,780 19,707
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.07% 90.25% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,638 8,092 12,422
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

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 27 May 2024.

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 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +6 279 £67,500 -3.57% 31
Berkshire +14 175 £70,000 -6.67% 14
Hampshire -68 92 £65,000 -3.70% 14
Oxfordshire -20 64 £61,500 -12.14% 6
Surrey -7 62 £72,500 +9.43% 11
Buckinghamshire -17 40 £60,000 -14.29% 11
Kent 0 39 £60,000 - 7
East Sussex -8 28 £57,500 -11.54% 1
West Sussex -7 15 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
Middlesex -16 2 £44,000 -43.23%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2024, Senior Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 209 (40.04%) Agile
2 191 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 188 (36.02%) C#
4 176 (33.72%) .NET
5 153 (29.31%) React
6 145 (27.78%) SQL
7 124 (23.75%) Azure
8 115 (22.03%) Docker
9 107 (20.50%) Git
10 101 (19.35%) AWS
11 98 (18.77%) Full Stack Development
12 97 (18.58%) DevOps
13 96 (18.39%) HTML
14 93 (17.82%) CSS
15 91 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
15 91 (17.43%) Social Skills
16 89 (17.05%) TypeScript
17 88 (16.86%) CI/CD
18 80 (15.33%) Degree
19 77 (14.75%) SQL Server
20 75 (14.37%) Computer Science
21 73 (13.98%) Java
22 72 (13.79%) Kubernetes
23 71 (13.60%) ASP.NET
24 68 (13.03%) Finance
24 68 (13.03%) Microservices
25 66 (12.64%) Oracle
26 65 (12.45%) Front End Development
27 64 (12.26%) CRM
28 62 (11.88%) Microsoft

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (5.94%) CMS
2 23 (4.41%) Headless CMS
2 23 (4.41%) Kentico
3 22 (4.21%) IIS
4 18 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 18 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.53%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.34%) Confluence
6 7 (1.34%) nginx
7 6 (1.15%) JBoss
7 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.57%) Apache
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Exchange
10 2 (0.38%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
1 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (6.51%) Siebel CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 124 (23.75%) Azure
2 101 (19.35%) AWS
3 45 (8.62%) SaaS
4 40 (7.66%) Azure DevOps
5 18 (3.45%) Kontent
6 15 (2.87%) Serverless
7 13 (2.49%) Power Platform
8 10 (1.92%) GCP
8 10 (1.92%) GitHub
9 9 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.77%) Power Automate
11 4 (0.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) Network Security
2 4 (0.77%) Internet
2 4 (0.77%) MQTT
2 4 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (0.77%) VPN
3 3 (0.57%) DNS
3 3 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.85%) MySQL
3 40 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (7.47%) NoSQL
5 34 (6.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 34 (6.51%) Siebel EIM
6 19 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.49%) OLTP
8 11 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.72%) Redis
11 8 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.34%) Power BI
13 6 (1.15%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.77%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.77%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 107 (20.50%) Git
2 29 (5.56%) Selenium
3 28 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 26 (4.98%) JIRA
5 20 (3.83%) JUnit
6 16 (3.07%) Cypress.io
7 15 (2.87%) NUnit
8 11 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.72%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.34%) Jasmine
10 7 (1.34%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (0.77%) Maven
11 4 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.77%) Postman
11 4 (0.77%) Vite
12 3 (0.57%) gulp
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.57%) PostCSS
12 3 (0.57%) rollup.js
12 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (17.43%) Social Skills
2 68 (13.03%) Finance
3 34 (6.51%) Aerospace
4 24 (4.60%) Public Sector
5 14 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.68%) Marketing
6 11 (2.11%) Law
7 9 (1.72%) Back Office
8 7 (1.34%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.34%) Retail
9 6 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (0.77%) Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Games
11 3 (0.57%) Health Technology
11 3 (0.57%) Local Government
11 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.38%) Digital Health
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (33.72%) .NET
2 153 (29.31%) React
3 96 (18.39%) HTML
4 93 (17.82%) CSS
5 71 (13.60%) ASP.NET
6 62 (11.88%) .NET Core
7 59 (11.30%) AngularJS
8 55 (10.54%) RESTful
9 51 (9.77%) .NET Framework
10 41 (7.85%) REST
11 40 (7.66%) Web Services
12 35 (6.70%) Node.js
13 33 (6.32%) HTML5
14 32 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
14 32 (6.13%) Spring
15 31 (5.94%) CSS3
16 29 (5.56%) Kafka
16 29 (5.56%) SOAP
17 27 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (5.17%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.39%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (3.07%) Legacy Systems
5 9 (1.72%) e-Learning
6 6 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.15%) Distributed Systems
7 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.77%) IoT
8 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.77%) NHS
8 4 (0.77%) Replication
9 3 (0.57%) Animation
9 3 (0.57%) BBC
9 3 (0.57%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Product Ownership
9 3 (0.57%) Social Media
9 3 (0.57%) Solar Energy
9 3 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.11%) Linux
2 9 (1.72%) Windows
3 5 (0.96%) Android
4 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (40.04%) Agile
2 98 (18.77%) Full Stack Development
3 97 (18.58%) DevOps
4 91 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (16.86%) CI/CD
6 75 (14.37%) Computer Science
7 68 (13.03%) Microservices
8 65 (12.45%) Front End Development
9 64 (12.26%) CRM
10 62 (11.88%) TDD
11 59 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (10.54%) Software Engineering
13 53 (10.15%) MVC
14 48 (9.20%) Artificial Intelligence
15 45 (8.62%) E-Commerce
16 44 (8.43%) Scrum
17 42 (8.05%) Propensity Modelling
18 41 (7.85%) Actionable Insight
19 40 (7.66%) Collaborative Working
20 34 (6.51%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 191 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 188 (36.02%) C#
3 145 (27.78%) SQL
4 89 (17.05%) TypeScript
5 73 (13.98%) Java
6 62 (11.88%) PHP
7 30 (5.75%) Python
8 23 (4.41%) Go
8 23 (4.41%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.68%) C++
11 10 (1.92%) C
12 5 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.77%) JSX
13 4 (0.77%) R
13 4 (0.77%) Ruby
14 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.57%) Swift
14 3 (0.57%) VB
14 3 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (15.33%) Degree
2 57 (10.92%) Security Cleared
3 50 (9.58%) SC Cleared
4 39 (7.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.34%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.15%) Azure Certification
6 6 (1.15%) PhD
7 3 (0.57%) MBA
8 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.26%) QA
2 16 (3.07%) WCAG
3 3 (0.57%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.57%) California Consumer Privacy Act
3 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.57%) GDPR
4 2 (0.38%) GRC
System Software
1 115 (22.03%) Docker
2 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 72 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.92%) Ansible
3 8 (1.53%) Terraform
4 2 (0.38%) MIIS
Vendors
1 66 (12.64%) Oracle
2 62 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.51%) Siebel
4 18 (3.45%) Optimizely
4 18 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 12 (2.30%) Google
6 8 (1.53%) WSO2
7 5 (0.96%) Adobe
8 4 (0.77%) Salesforce
9 3 (0.57%) Apple
9 3 (0.57%) Facebook
9 3 (0.57%) Sony
9 3 (0.57%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.38%) New Relic
10 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.38%) VMware
11 1 (0.19%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.19%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.19%) SAP
11 1 (0.19%) UiPath