The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / South East
Rank 56 52 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 671 970 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.56% 5.06% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 5.24% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 617 913 758
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the South East

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 160 £57,500 +4.54% 18
Hampshire -18 129 £47,500 - 18
Surrey -9 107 £55,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire +6 95 £47,500 - 9
Oxfordshire -7 67 £50,000 -9.09% 11
West Sussex -8 46 £50,000 -5.66% 8
East Sussex -9 35 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Kent -9 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Middlesex +6 4 £49,750 -18.77%
Home Counties - 2 £57,500 -
Thames Valley - 1 £70,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 787 (52.40%) JavaScript
2 782 (52.06%) Agile Software Development
3 711 (47.34%) .NET
4 696 (46.34%) C#
5 642 (42.74%) HTML
6 572 (38.08%) CSS
7 541 (36.02%) MVC
8 467 (31.09%) SQL
9 462 (30.76%) ASP.NET
10 429 (28.56%) Java
11 384 (25.57%) SQL Server
12 330 (21.97%) TDD
13 321 (21.37%) AngularJS
14 308 (20.51%) jQuery
15 275 (18.31%) Microsoft
16 274 (18.24%) Web Services
16 274 (18.24%) Scrum
17 268 (17.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 260 (17.31%) Spring
19 253 (16.84%) HTML5
20 248 (16.51%) Web Development
21 231 (15.38%) Finance
22 226 (15.05%) .NET Framework
23 221 (14.71%) XML
24 212 (14.11%) ASP.NET Web API
25 206 (13.72%) Software Engineering
26 203 (13.52%) Degree
27 194 (12.92%) Linux
28 183 (12.18%) J2EE
29 182 (12.12%) OO

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 57 (3.79%) Tomcat
2 49 (3.26%) IIS
3 48 (3.20%) Apache
4 45 (3.00%) CMS
5 41 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 37 (2.46%) JBoss
6 37 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 34 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
8 31 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.33%) GlassFish
10 19 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 19 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (1.00%) nginx
12 14 (0.93%) NServiceBus
13 13 (0.87%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.87%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.80%) Drupal
14 12 (0.80%) WordPress
15 10 (0.67%) EPiServer
16 9 (0.60%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 67 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.20%) MS Office
5 2 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (0.53%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.27%) Magento
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.13%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 162 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (4.33%) SaaS
4 20 (1.33%) GitHub
5 14 (0.93%) PaaS
6 11 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.47%) Asana
8 6 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.33%) Heroku
10 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.20%) Force.com
11 3 (0.20%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.067%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.067%) Linode
13 1 (0.067%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.06%) HTTP
2 26 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.67%) Internet
4 9 (0.60%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.27%) SMTP
6 3 (0.20%) ATM
6 3 (0.20%) Intranet
6 3 (0.20%) SSH
6 3 (0.20%) Wireless
7 2 (0.13%) AMQP
7 2 (0.13%) Broadband
7 2 (0.13%) Extranet
7 2 (0.13%) Network Security
7 2 (0.13%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.067%) CTI
8 1 (0.067%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (25.57%) SQL Server
2 165 (10.99%) MySQL
3 83 (5.53%) Big Data
4 71 (4.73%) NoSQL
5 63 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 49 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 37 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (2.13%) MongoDB
13 27 (1.80%) Hadoop
14 25 (1.66%) HBase
14 25 (1.66%) Redis
15 23 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
16 22 (1.46%) DB2
17 20 (1.33%) Oracle Database
18 18 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 124 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 112 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 94 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (4.66%) Maven
5 59 (3.93%) Subversion
6 55 (3.66%) Jenkins
7 45 (3.00%) TeamCity
8 37 (2.46%) JUnit
9 36 (2.40%) JIRA
10 31 (2.06%) Gradle
10 31 (2.06%) gulp
11 29 (1.93%) Ant
11 29 (1.93%) NUnit
12 27 (1.80%) Grunt
13 21 (1.40%) Selenium
14 20 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
15 18 (1.20%) Rational Application Developer
16 15 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
17 12 (0.80%) Eclipse
17 12 (0.80%) MSTest
General
1 231 (15.38%) Finance
2 63 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.26%) Marketing
4 46 (3.06%) Retail
5 43 (2.86%) Banking
6 39 (2.60%) Advertising
7 37 (2.46%) Publishing
8 20 (1.33%) Games
9 15 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.60%) Automotive
11 8 (0.53%) Electronics
12 6 (0.40%) Legal
12 6 (0.40%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.33%) Back Office
14 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.20%) German Language
15 2 (0.13%) Billing
16 1 (0.067%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.067%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 711 (47.34%) .NET
2 642 (42.74%) HTML
3 572 (38.08%) CSS
4 462 (30.76%) ASP.NET
5 321 (21.37%) AngularJS
6 308 (20.51%) jQuery
7 274 (18.24%) Web Services
8 268 (17.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 260 (17.31%) Spring
10 253 (16.84%) HTML5
11 226 (15.05%) .NET Framework
12 221 (14.71%) XML
13 212 (14.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 183 (12.18%) J2EE
15 182 (12.12%) Ajax
16 167 (11.12%) WCF
17 137 (9.12%) CSS3
17 137 (9.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 136 (9.05%) Hibernate
19 135 (8.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 128 (8.52%) Computer Science
2 78 (5.19%) User Experience
3 46 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 27 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.46%) Blog
8 20 (1.33%) Social Media
9 19 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.00%) iPad
10 15 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 14 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.67%) Semantic Web
12 10 (0.67%) W3C
13 9 (0.60%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.53%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.40%) Animation
15 6 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (0.33%) NHS
17 4 (0.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 194 (12.92%) Linux
2 139 (9.25%) Windows
3 38 (2.53%) Unix
4 33 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.80%) Android
7 10 (0.67%) Solaris
8 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.067%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.067%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 782 (52.06%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (36.02%) MVC
3 330 (21.97%) TDD
4 274 (18.24%) Scrum
5 248 (16.51%) Web Development
6 206 (13.72%) Software Engineering
7 182 (12.12%) OO
8 158 (10.52%) Mentoring
9 157 (10.45%) Unit Testing
10 140 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
11 114 (7.59%) SOLID
12 98 (6.52%) Front End Development
13 97 (6.46%) E-Commerce
14 96 (6.39%) BDD
15 84 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
16 83 (5.53%) SDLC
17 80 (5.33%) OOP
18 76 (5.06%) SOA
19 64 (4.26%) Mathematics
20 62 (4.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 787 (52.40%) JavaScript
2 696 (46.34%) C#
3 467 (31.09%) SQL
4 429 (28.56%) Java
5 173 (11.52%) PHP
6 130 (8.66%) T-SQL
7 109 (7.26%) VB.NET
8 88 (5.86%) C++
9 75 (4.99%) Python
10 45 (3.00%) C
11 37 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 33 (2.20%) Scala
13 26 (1.73%) Perl
14 25 (1.66%) TypeScript
15 22 (1.46%) Groovy
15 22 (1.46%) Ruby
16 19 (1.26%) VB
17 18 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.07%) Assembly Language
19 15 (1.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 203 (13.52%) Degree
2 22 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.20%) APMG
6 3 (0.20%) PhD
6 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.06%) QA
2 8 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 31 (2.06%) Docker
2 8 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.40%) HDFS
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.067%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (1.07%) Puppet
2 11 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.33%) Ansible
4 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.067%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.067%) Grafana
5 1 (0.067%) Kibana
5 1 (0.067%) logstash
Vendors
1 275 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 126 (8.39%) Oracle
3 36 (2.40%) Zend
4 27 (1.80%) SAP
5 23 (1.53%) Google
6 22 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 20 (1.33%) Talend
8 15 (1.00%) Telerik
9 14 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.67%) PayPal
11 10 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.47%) Tableau
12 7 (0.47%) VMware
13 6 (0.40%) Cognizant
14 5 (0.33%) Jaspersoft
15 4 (0.27%) Hyperion
15 4 (0.27%) Intel
15 4 (0.27%) Sophos
16 3 (0.20%) BT
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits, Flex Working and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Remote Working
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
I3
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + pension, bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago