Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1,202 1,389 1,734
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.63% 5.23% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 5.41% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 1,404 1,609
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.52% -
10th Percentile £43,500 £42,500 £41,893
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 20,411 25,674 30,583
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 96.65% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16,628 21,224 25,467
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 2 April 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 2 April 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
Thames Valley +5 484 £60,000 +3.45% 55
Hampshire +25 344 £50,000 -4.76% 33
Berkshire +1 259 £62,500 +4.17% 26
Surrey +6 144 £60,000 - 31
Buckinghamshire +18 116 £65,000 +18.18% 13
East Sussex -13 112 £55,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +13 109 £60,000 +9.09% 16
West Sussex -5 76 £55,000 -18.52% 5
Kent +11 32 £50,000 - 5
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 605 (50.33%) C#
2 593 (49.33%) JavaScript
3 582 (48.42%) .NET
4 515 (42.85%) Agile Software Development
5 393 (32.70%) AngularJS
6 389 (32.36%) HTML
7 388 (32.28%) CSS
8 362 (30.12%) SQL Server
9 361 (30.03%) SQL
10 318 (26.46%) Java
11 308 (25.62%) MVC
12 285 (23.71%) ASP.NET
13 279 (23.21%) Azure
14 220 (18.30%) React
15 212 (17.64%) jQuery
16 187 (15.56%) TDD
17 181 (15.06%) Web Development
17 181 (15.06%) Git (software)
18 180 (14.98%) REST
19 165 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
19 165 (13.73%) .NET Core
20 163 (13.56%) AWS
20 163 (13.56%) .NET Framework
21 161 (13.39%) Mentoring
22 156 (12.98%) Web Services
23 153 (12.73%) Finance
24 145 (12.06%) Degree
25 144 (11.98%) Spring
26 141 (11.73%) OOP
27 140 (11.65%) Microsoft

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 30 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 28 (2.33%) IIS
2 28 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 20 (1.66%) CMS
4 20 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.66%) Umbraco
5 12 (1.00%) WordPress
6 11 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.83%) EPiServer
8 9 (0.75%) Apache
9 8 (0.67%) JBoss
9 8 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.58%) Confluence
11 6 (0.50%) Kentico
12 5 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (1.33%) Sketch
2 14 (1.16%) Adobe XD
2 14 (1.16%) Zeplin
3 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.083%) Magento
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 279 (23.21%) Azure
2 163 (13.56%) AWS
3 139 (11.56%) SaaS
4 24 (2.00%) PaaS
4 24 (2.00%) Serverless
5 22 (1.83%) GitHub
6 19 (1.58%) Office 365
7 18 (1.50%) npm
8 16 (1.33%) IaaS
9 10 (0.83%) Amazon Cognito
10 8 (0.67%) Power Platform
11 7 (0.58%) Azure Functions
11 7 (0.58%) GCP
11 7 (0.58%) Loggly
12 6 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.50%) Google Docs
12 6 (0.50%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.16%) Internet
2 10 (0.83%) HTTP
3 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.58%) FTP
5 5 (0.42%) Intranet
5 5 (0.42%) LAN
5 5 (0.42%) WAN
6 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.33%) Network Security
6 4 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.083%) Broadband
7 1 (0.083%) SSH
7 1 (0.083%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (30.12%) SQL Server
2 125 (10.40%) MySQL
3 69 (5.74%) NoSQL
4 61 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (2.33%) Big Data
6 25 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 24 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 22 (1.83%) Redis
10 21 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
12 19 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.92%) ArangoDB
16 10 (0.83%) Relational Database
17 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
18 8 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
18 8 (0.67%) Power BI
19 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 181 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 82 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 66 (5.49%) Visual Studio
4 55 (4.58%) Maven
5 44 (3.66%) webpack
6 42 (3.49%) JIRA
7 31 (2.58%) Babel
8 28 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 26 (2.16%) Eclipse
9 26 (2.16%) Selenium
10 23 (1.91%) Jasmine
11 22 (1.83%) NetBeans
11 22 (1.83%) Subversion
11 22 (1.83%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.75%) JUnit
13 20 (1.66%) Gradle
14 19 (1.58%) gulp
14 19 (1.58%) SoapUI
15 18 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (1.25%) WiX
General
1 153 (12.73%) Finance
2 30 (2.50%) Banking
3 24 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 18 (1.50%) Marketing
5 16 (1.33%) Retail
6 15 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 15 (1.25%) Automotive
7 13 (1.08%) Games
7 13 (1.08%) Public Sector
8 11 (0.92%) Back Office
9 9 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.50%) Law
10 6 (0.50%) Publishing
10 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.42%) Advertising
11 5 (0.42%) Billing
11 5 (0.42%) Electronics
12 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.25%) Local Government
14 2 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (48.42%) .NET
2 393 (32.70%) AngularJS
3 389 (32.36%) HTML
4 388 (32.28%) CSS
5 285 (23.71%) ASP.NET
6 220 (18.30%) React
7 212 (17.64%) jQuery
8 180 (14.98%) REST
9 165 (13.73%) .NET Core
9 165 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 163 (13.56%) .NET Framework
11 156 (12.98%) Web Services
12 144 (11.98%) Spring
13 116 (9.65%) HTML5
13 116 (9.65%) SOAP
14 113 (9.40%) Ajax
15 107 (8.90%) Entity Framework
16 100 (8.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 98 (8.15%) Sass
18 95 (7.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.90%) Greenfield Project
2 78 (6.49%) User Experience
3 73 (6.07%) Mobile App
4 45 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (1.08%) Video on Demand
8 11 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.58%) Marketing Technology
9 7 (0.58%) NHS
9 7 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 7 (0.58%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.50%) Replication
11 5 (0.42%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.42%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.33%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.33%) Clustering
12 4 (0.33%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.25%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 101 (8.40%) Linux
2 78 (6.49%) Windows
3 54 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 44 (3.66%) Android
5 15 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.92%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.58%) tvOS
7 7 (0.58%) Unix
7 7 (0.58%) VMS
8 2 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.083%) Debian
9 1 (0.083%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.083%) Solaris
9 1 (0.083%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (42.85%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (25.62%) MVC
3 187 (15.56%) TDD
4 181 (15.06%) Web Development
5 161 (13.39%) Mentoring
6 141 (11.73%) OOP
7 140 (11.65%) Software Engineering
8 138 (11.48%) Scrum
9 137 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
10 126 (10.48%) OO
11 120 (9.98%) Front End Development
12 114 (9.48%) Microservices
13 112 (9.32%) DevOps
14 103 (8.57%) SDLC
15 91 (7.57%) Computer Science
16 83 (6.91%) Unit Testing
17 72 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (5.74%) BDD
19 68 (5.66%) Fintech
20 66 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 605 (50.33%) C#
2 593 (49.33%) JavaScript
3 361 (30.03%) SQL
4 318 (26.46%) Java
5 134 (11.15%) PHP
6 78 (6.49%) Python
6 78 (6.49%) TypeScript
7 63 (5.24%) T-SQL
8 58 (4.83%) Java 8
9 39 (3.24%) C++
10 30 (2.50%) Ruby
11 27 (2.25%) Objective-C
12 25 (2.08%) Go
13 22 (1.83%) Apple Swift
14 21 (1.75%) ES6
14 21 (1.75%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.41%) PHP 5
16 17 (1.41%) PHP 7
17 12 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 145 (12.06%) Degree
2 68 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.083%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.083%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.083%) PhD
10 1 (0.083%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.91%) QA
2 17 (1.41%) GDPR
3 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.17%) WAI
5 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (9.65%) Docker
2 22 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.083%) Firmware
4 1 (0.083%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 70 (5.82%) Kubernetes
2 23 (1.91%) Puppet
3 22 (1.83%) Terraform
4 6 (0.50%) Ansible
5 4 (0.33%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.25%) Istio
7 2 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.17%) Kibana
8 1 (0.083%) Graphite
8 1 (0.083%) Packer
Vendors
1 140 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.66%) Oracle
3 44 (3.66%) Zend
4 17 (1.41%) SAP
5 15 (1.25%) Google
6 14 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 11 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 11 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 9 (0.75%) Adobe
8 9 (0.75%) DevExpress
8 9 (0.75%) IBM
8 9 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.67%) HP
9 8 (0.67%) Splunk
10 7 (0.58%) Apple
10 7 (0.58%) Fujitsu
10 7 (0.58%) New Relic
11 6 (0.50%) PayPal
11 6 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.50%) WooCommerce