Period
to 16 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 40 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 948 520 1,347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.34% 6.59% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.72% 6.84% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 804 469 1,239
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 16,563 7,597 24,376
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.21% 96.35% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11,629 6,321 20,187
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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 -32 308 £60,000 +20.00% 35
Thames Valley -16 288 £62,500 +4.17% 44
Berkshire -5 184 £65,000 +8.33% 20
East Sussex -8 98 £60,000 - 5
Surrey -43 95 £60,000 -7.69% 16
Kent +23 85 £56,250 +12.50% 2
West Sussex -9 60 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Oxfordshire -8 59 £60,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire -46 45 £61,250 +6.52% 14
Sussex - 9 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £72,500 -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 489 (51.58%) JavaScript
2 454 (47.89%) C#
3 452 (47.68%) .NET
4 397 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
5 353 (37.24%) Azure
6 350 (36.92%) SQL
7 343 (36.18%) React
8 320 (33.76%) HTML
9 277 (29.22%) .NET Core
10 265 (27.95%) CSS
11 210 (22.15%) Git (software)
12 190 (20.04%) Full Stack Development
13 181 (19.09%) AngularJS
14 180 (18.99%) Docker
15 179 (18.88%) Microservices
16 167 (17.62%) HTML5
17 163 (17.19%) Java
18 161 (16.98%) SQL Server
19 157 (16.56%) MVC
19 157 (16.56%) TDD
20 151 (15.93%) DevOps
21 150 (15.82%) AWS
21 150 (15.82%) Kubernetes
22 143 (15.08%) Mentoring
23 137 (14.45%) Social Skills
24 132 (13.92%) Vue.js
25 130 (13.71%) REST
26 127 (13.40%) Scrum
27 115 (12.13%) TypeScript
28 114 (12.03%) ASP.NET

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 61 (6.43%) CMS
2 39 (4.11%) WordPress
3 26 (2.74%) EPiServer
4 20 (2.11%) Drupal
5 16 (1.69%) Confluence
6 15 (1.58%) Apache Solr
6 15 (1.58%) IIS
7 11 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.84%) Kentico
9 7 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.63%) JBoss
11 5 (0.53%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.42%) Apache
12 4 (0.42%) nginx
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (1.90%) Figma
2 12 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.95%) GIMP
4 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Sketch
6 1 (0.11%) UXPin
6 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 353 (37.24%) Azure
2 150 (15.82%) AWS
3 101 (10.65%) SaaS
4 93 (9.81%) Serverless
5 78 (8.23%) GCP
6 72 (7.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 68 (7.17%) Azure Functions
8 52 (5.49%) Azure Event Grid
9 42 (4.43%) Azure Service Bus
10 38 (4.01%) GitHub
11 32 (3.38%) Azure Service Fabric
12 15 (1.58%) Power Platform
13 13 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (1.16%) Cloudflare
16 8 (0.84%) Azure Storage
16 8 (0.84%) GitHub Actions
17 6 (0.63%) Amazon Cognito
17 6 (0.63%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.05%) Bluetooth
2 9 (0.95%) MQTT
3 4 (0.42%) SMTP
4 3 (0.32%) AMQP
4 3 (0.32%) DNS
4 3 (0.32%) HTTP
5 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) 4G
6 1 (0.11%) 5G
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 84 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 74 (7.81%) MySQL
4 38 (4.01%) Data Lake
5 37 (3.90%) Big Data
6 27 (2.85%) Redis
7 26 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.37%) OLAP
11 13 (1.37%) Power BI
11 13 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.27%) MariaDB
12 12 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.16%) GIS
13 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 210 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 52 (5.49%) JIRA
3 47 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 47 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 39 (4.11%) TeamCity
5 28 (2.95%) webpack
6 25 (2.64%) Selenium
7 20 (2.11%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.27%) Maven
10 10 (1.05%) GitLab
10 10 (1.05%) NUnit
11 9 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (0.84%) Grunt
12 8 (0.84%) gulp
12 8 (0.84%) JUnit
13 7 (0.74%) git-flow
14 6 (0.63%) Babel
14 6 (0.63%) Moq
14 6 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 137 (14.45%) Social Skills
2 56 (5.91%) Finance
3 42 (4.43%) Organisational Skills
4 40 (4.22%) Marketing
5 37 (3.90%) Retail
6 20 (2.11%) Automotive
7 16 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.48%) Banking
9 13 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (1.16%) Advertising
11 8 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
11 8 (0.84%) Publishing
12 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.63%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (0.63%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.42%) Electronics
13 4 (0.42%) Games
14 3 (0.32%) Local Government
14 3 (0.32%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (47.68%) .NET
2 343 (36.18%) React
3 320 (33.76%) HTML
4 277 (29.22%) .NET Core
5 265 (27.95%) CSS
6 181 (19.09%) AngularJS
7 167 (17.62%) HTML5
8 132 (13.92%) Vue.js
9 130 (13.71%) REST
10 114 (12.03%) ASP.NET
11 107 (11.29%) Node.js
12 103 (10.86%) .NET Framework
12 103 (10.86%) RESTful
13 81 (8.54%) Spring
14 79 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 75 (7.91%) CSS3
16 74 (7.81%) Sass
17 54 (5.70%) Laravel
18 52 (5.49%) Web Services
19 50 (5.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (4.75%) User Experience
3 43 (4.54%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.53%) Social Media
5 14 (1.48%) Cloud Native
6 12 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.16%) Smartphone
8 9 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (0.84%) Blog
10 7 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.53%) Animation
11 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.53%) Industry 4.0
11 5 (0.53%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
12 4 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.32%) iPad
13 3 (0.32%) Life Science
13 3 (0.32%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.32%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.17%) Linux
2 44 (4.64%) Windows
3 20 (2.11%) Android
4 15 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.74%) Unix
7 6 (0.63%) VMS
8 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (20.04%) Full Stack Development
3 179 (18.88%) Microservices
4 157 (16.56%) MVC
4 157 (16.56%) TDD
5 151 (15.93%) DevOps
6 143 (15.08%) Mentoring
7 127 (13.40%) Scrum
8 104 (10.97%) Web Development
9 89 (9.39%) Front End Development
10 86 (9.07%) Software Engineering
11 83 (8.76%) Test Automation
11 83 (8.76%) Unit Testing
12 75 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
14 65 (6.86%) Pair Programming
15 55 (5.80%) E-Commerce
15 55 (5.80%) OO
16 54 (5.70%) Computer Science
16 54 (5.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 489 (51.58%) JavaScript
2 454 (47.89%) C#
3 350 (36.92%) SQL
4 163 (17.19%) Java
5 115 (12.13%) TypeScript
6 88 (9.28%) PHP
7 77 (8.12%) Python
8 39 (4.11%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.43%) C++
10 22 (2.32%) C
11 17 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.58%) Java 8
13 11 (1.16%) Java 11
14 10 (1.05%) Go
14 10 (1.05%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.05%) PHP 7
15 9 (0.95%) ES6
15 9 (0.95%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.84%) Ruby
17 6 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (7.38%) Degree
2 36 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.74%) PhD
6 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.38%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.42%) PMO
3 4 (0.42%) WCAG
4 3 (0.32%) GRC
System Software
1 180 (18.99%) Docker
2 5 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 150 (15.82%) Kubernetes
2 29 (3.06%) Terraform
3 20 (2.11%) Ansible
4 3 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.11%) Control-M
5 1 (0.11%) Grafana
5 1 (0.11%) Kibana
5 1 (0.11%) logstash
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 88 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.85%) Google
3 25 (2.64%) Oracle
4 8 (0.84%) Brandwatch
4 8 (0.84%) Sitecore
4 8 (0.84%) VMware
5 7 (0.74%) TIBCO
6 6 (0.63%) Orchard
7 5 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.53%) SAP
7 5 (0.53%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.42%) Adobe
8 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.42%) Solace
8 4 (0.42%) Splunk
9 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.21%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.21%) IBM
9 2 (0.21%) Telerik
9 2 (0.21%) WooCommerce