Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 42 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 689 1,271 1,360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.97% 5.49% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 5.73% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 758 1,293 1,350
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +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 9,513 22,179 25,779
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.86% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7,705 18,267 21,605
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,502
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +25 240 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Thames Valley 0 222 £60,000 - 53
Berkshire +3 124 £60,000 -2.44% 30
West Sussex +32 89 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Surrey +21 75 £65,000 +1.17% 18
Oxfordshire +7 60 £57,500 -4.17% 15
East Sussex +3 51 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Buckinghamshire +3 38 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Kent -10 9 £50,000 - 9
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 361 (52.39%) .NET
2 360 (52.25%) C#
3 347 (50.36%) JavaScript
4 331 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
5 277 (40.20%) HTML
6 273 (39.62%) CSS
7 260 (37.74%) SQL
8 236 (34.25%) Azure
8 236 (34.25%) .NET Core
9 185 (26.85%) SQL Server
10 173 (25.11%) ASP.NET
11 166 (24.09%) Microservices
12 160 (23.22%) Java
13 158 (22.93%) React
14 156 (22.64%) DevOps
15 151 (21.92%) TDD
16 147 (21.34%) AngularJS
17 144 (20.90%) MVC
18 131 (19.01%) Git (software)
18 131 (19.01%) Kubernetes
19 118 (17.13%) Microsoft
20 115 (16.69%) Docker
21 113 (16.40%) TypeScript
22 111 (16.11%) .NET Framework
23 103 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
24 101 (14.66%) jQuery
25 100 (14.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 99 (14.37%) Entity Framework
27 98 (14.22%) MySQL
28 96 (13.93%) Spring

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 45 (6.53%) NServiceBus
2 42 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (4.64%) CMS
4 28 (4.06%) Apache
5 22 (3.19%) Apache Spark
5 22 (3.19%) WordPress
6 19 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 16 (2.32%) Tomcat
8 15 (2.18%) Joomla!
9 12 (1.74%) Confluence
10 9 (1.31%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.73%) IIS
12 4 (0.58%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.44%) Kentico
13 3 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.29%) Documentum
14 2 (0.29%) Drupal
14 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 18 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (2.61%) Magento
2 17 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.58%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.44%) Shopify
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.29%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 236 (34.25%) Azure
2 78 (11.32%) AWS
3 64 (9.29%) SaaS
4 46 (6.68%) GCP
5 41 (5.95%) IaaS
5 41 (5.95%) PaaS
6 35 (5.08%) GitHub
7 22 (3.19%) Stackdriver
8 9 (1.31%) Office 365
8 9 (1.31%) Serverless
9 8 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (1.16%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.02%) Azure Functions
11 4 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 1 (0.15%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.84%) HTTP
2 51 (7.40%) Skype
3 7 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.87%) WEP
5 2 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 98 (14.22%) MySQL
3 84 (12.19%) NoSQL
4 37 (5.37%) Big Data
5 35 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (3.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 21 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.45%) SQLPlus
10 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.16%) Power BI
12 6 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.87%) Redis
13 5 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.58%) OLTP
14 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.44%) Amazon Aurora
15 3 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 131 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (5.66%) Selenium
4 29 (4.21%) JUnit
5 25 (3.63%) Jenkins
6 24 (3.48%) JIRA
7 23 (3.34%) Gradle
8 22 (3.19%) NUnit
9 16 (2.32%) Maven
9 16 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (1.89%) PHPUnit
10 13 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.45%) CircleCI
12 7 (1.02%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.02%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.87%) Moq
14 5 (0.73%) Cypress.io
14 5 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.73%) webpack
15 4 (0.58%) gulp
General
1 74 (10.74%) Finance
2 24 (3.48%) Public Sector
3 16 (2.32%) Marketing
4 9 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.16%) Games
5 8 (1.16%) Retail
6 4 (0.58%) Electronics
6 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.29%) Automotive
7 2 (0.29%) Legal
7 2 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.15%) Advertising
8 1 (0.15%) Back Office
8 1 (0.15%) Billing
8 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.15%) Housing Association
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (52.39%) .NET
2 277 (40.20%) HTML
3 273 (39.62%) CSS
4 236 (34.25%) .NET Core
5 173 (25.11%) ASP.NET
6 158 (22.93%) React
7 147 (21.34%) AngularJS
8 111 (16.11%) .NET Framework
9 103 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 101 (14.66%) jQuery
11 100 (14.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 99 (14.37%) Entity Framework
13 96 (13.93%) Spring
14 75 (10.89%) ASP.NET Core
15 74 (10.74%) Vue.js
16 70 (10.16%) HTML5
17 59 (8.56%) Redux
18 57 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 56 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
19 56 (8.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (4.50%) User Experience
3 20 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.31%) RIA
6 8 (1.16%) NHS
7 6 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (0.73%) Xbox
9 4 (0.58%) iPhone
9 4 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.44%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.44%) FMCG
10 3 (0.44%) Life Science
11 2 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.29%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.15%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.15%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.37%) Android
2 34 (4.93%) Linux
3 31 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.03%) Windows
5 8 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.87%) CentOS
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (24.09%) Microservices
3 156 (22.64%) DevOps
4 151 (21.92%) TDD
5 144 (20.90%) MVC
6 94 (13.64%) Scrum
7 73 (10.60%) Front End Development
8 72 (10.45%) Web Development
9 70 (10.16%) SOLID
10 54 (7.84%) OOP
11 52 (7.55%) Mentoring
11 52 (7.55%) OO
12 49 (7.11%) BDD
12 49 (7.11%) Software Engineering
13 45 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (6.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 43 (6.24%) SOA
16 41 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (5.81%) SDLC
18 38 (5.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 360 (52.25%) C#
2 347 (50.36%) JavaScript
3 260 (37.74%) SQL
4 160 (23.22%) Java
5 113 (16.40%) TypeScript
6 72 (10.45%) Python
7 65 (9.43%) PHP
8 33 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.03%) XPath
10 12 (1.74%) C++
11 11 (1.60%) Apple Swift
11 11 (1.60%) Java 8
12 10 (1.45%) Ruby
13 9 (1.31%) C
14 8 (1.16%) Scala
15 6 (0.87%) PHP 5
15 6 (0.87%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.73%) ES6
16 5 (0.73%) Go
17 4 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 49 (7.11%) Degree
2 30 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.76%) QA
2 6 (0.87%) ISO 13485
2 6 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 115 (16.69%) Docker
2 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 131 (19.01%) Kubernetes
2 34 (4.93%) Terraform
3 22 (3.19%) Grafana
4 2 (0.29%) Ansible
4 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 118 (17.13%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.42%) Google
3 37 (5.37%) Splunk
4 22 (3.19%) ServiceNow
5 16 (2.32%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.89%) Apple
7 7 (1.02%) Zend
8 6 (0.87%) SAP
8 6 (0.87%) Telerik
9 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle
10 3 (0.44%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.44%) VMware
11 2 (0.29%) Adobe
11 2 (0.29%) EMC
12 1 (0.15%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.15%) Intel
12 1 (0.15%) Meridio
12 1 (0.15%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.15%) TIBCO