Period
to 11 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 41 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 810 1,147 1,384
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.51% 5.57% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.89% 5.83% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 732 1,014 1,293
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,305 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +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 11,763 19,675 25,737
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 95.59% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9,333 16,186 21,508
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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
Thames Valley 0 318 £60,000 - 50
Hampshire +8 228 £55,000 +4.76% 29
Berkshire +8 195 £65,000 +8.33% 35
Surrey +14 105 £62,500 +4.17% 17
West Sussex +25 89 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Oxfordshire +13 78 £57,500 -4.17% 5
East Sussex -6 57 £55,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire -9 45 £57,500 -11.54% 10
Kent -7 9 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 422 (52.10%) C#
2 415 (51.23%) .NET
3 379 (46.79%) JavaScript
4 298 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
5 279 (34.44%) SQL
6 266 (32.84%) HTML
7 261 (32.22%) Azure
7 261 (32.22%) .NET Core
8 252 (31.11%) CSS
9 203 (25.06%) SQL Server
10 193 (23.83%) TDD
11 182 (22.47%) Docker
12 167 (20.62%) Kubernetes
13 166 (20.49%) AngularJS
13 166 (20.49%) MVC
14 161 (19.88%) Microservices
15 153 (18.89%) ASP.NET
15 153 (18.89%) Java
16 149 (18.40%) DevOps
17 141 (17.41%) Git (software)
18 139 (17.16%) React
19 136 (16.79%) AWS
20 112 (13.83%) Scrum
21 106 (13.09%) Microsoft
22 95 (11.73%) TypeScript
23 92 (11.36%) .NET Framework
24 87 (10.74%) OOP
25 85 (10.49%) RESTful
26 83 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
26 83 (10.25%) Vue.js

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 53 (6.54%) CMS
2 24 (2.96%) WordPress
3 23 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (2.59%) IIS
5 18 (2.22%) EPiServer
6 15 (1.85%) NServiceBus
7 13 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.36%) Confluence
9 10 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.99%) Joomla!
10 8 (0.99%) Kentico
10 8 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.86%) Apache
12 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.62%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.37%) Headless CMS
14 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.25%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 14 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.86%) Magento
2 7 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.49%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 261 (32.22%) Azure
2 136 (16.79%) AWS
3 77 (9.51%) SaaS
4 22 (2.72%) Serverless
5 17 (2.10%) GCP
6 13 (1.60%) IaaS
6 13 (1.60%) PaaS
7 11 (1.36%) AWS Fargate
7 11 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (1.36%) Azure Functions
8 10 (1.23%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
8 10 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.23%) GitHub
9 6 (0.74%) Google Play
10 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.07%) HTTP
2 30 (3.70%) Skype
3 7 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.25%) Intranet
4 2 (0.25%) SMTP
5 1 (0.12%) Broadband
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.12%) Internet
5 1 (0.12%) LAN
5 1 (0.12%) Network Security
5 1 (0.12%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (25.06%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.75%) MySQL
3 67 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 28 (3.46%) MongoDB
5 26 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
7 19 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.85%) SQLPlus
9 13 (1.60%) Amazon Aurora
9 13 (1.60%) Cosmos DB
9 13 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.36%) OLTP
10 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.11%) Big Data
12 9 (1.11%) Data Lake
12 9 (1.11%) Redis
13 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 141 (17.41%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.83%) JIRA
3 30 (3.70%) Selenium
4 28 (3.46%) Jenkins
5 27 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (3.21%) Visual Studio
7 23 (2.84%) NUnit
8 15 (1.85%) Subversion
8 15 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (1.73%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.36%) JUnit
11 9 (1.11%) gulp
11 9 (1.11%) Moq
11 9 (1.11%) webpack
12 8 (0.99%) Maven
12 8 (0.99%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.86%) Grunt
14 6 (0.74%) Gradle
14 6 (0.74%) Jasmine
General
1 66 (8.15%) Finance
2 29 (3.58%) Marketing
3 15 (1.85%) Retail
4 14 (1.73%) Automotive
5 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.74%) Electronics
7 5 (0.62%) Games
7 5 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.49%) Publishing
9 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.37%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.12%) Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.12%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (51.23%) .NET
2 266 (32.84%) HTML
3 261 (32.22%) .NET Core
4 252 (31.11%) CSS
5 166 (20.49%) AngularJS
6 153 (18.89%) ASP.NET
7 139 (17.16%) React
8 92 (11.36%) .NET Framework
9 85 (10.49%) RESTful
10 83 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 83 (10.25%) Vue.js
11 81 (10.00%) REST
12 76 (9.38%) Spring
13 71 (8.77%) Entity Framework
14 68 (8.40%) HTML5
14 68 (8.40%) jQuery
14 68 (8.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 67 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 67 (8.27%) Web Services
16 50 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 27 (3.33%) User Experience
3 19 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.36%) NHS
6 9 (1.11%) Virtual Team
7 8 (0.99%) RIA
7 8 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.49%) Xbox
10 3 (0.37%) FMCG
10 3 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.25%) iPhone
11 2 (0.25%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.25%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.12%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.32%) Linux
2 34 (4.20%) Android
3 31 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.84%) Windows
5 17 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.73%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.74%) CentOS
8 2 (0.25%) Unix
8 2 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (23.83%) TDD
3 166 (20.49%) MVC
4 161 (19.88%) Microservices
5 149 (18.40%) DevOps
6 112 (13.83%) Scrum
7 87 (10.74%) OOP
8 80 (9.88%) Mentoring
9 70 (8.64%) Unit Testing
10 68 (8.40%) Software Engineering
11 62 (7.65%) Web Development
12 61 (7.53%) Front End Development
13 60 (7.41%) SOLID
14 54 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (6.05%) OO
16 47 (5.80%) Fintech
16 47 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
17 45 (5.56%) BDD
17 45 (5.56%) Computer Science
18 41 (5.06%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 422 (52.10%) C#
2 379 (46.79%) JavaScript
3 279 (34.44%) SQL
4 153 (18.89%) Java
5 95 (11.73%) TypeScript
6 76 (9.38%) PHP
7 51 (6.30%) Ruby
8 48 (5.93%) Python
9 47 (5.80%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.35%) C++
11 17 (2.10%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.36%) Apple Swift
13 10 (1.23%) Java 8
14 9 (1.11%) C
15 8 (0.99%) Kotlin
15 8 (0.99%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.86%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.74%) ES6
17 6 (0.74%) PHP 5
17 6 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 68 (8.40%) Degree
2 37 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.49%) PhD
5 3 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.58%) QA
2 7 (0.86%) GRC
3 3 (0.37%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 182 (22.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 167 (20.62%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.23%) Terraform
3 4 (0.49%) Ansible
3 4 (0.49%) FlexNet
4 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.95%) Google
3 19 (2.35%) Oracle
4 16 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 15 (1.85%) Apple
6 9 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.11%) SAP
7 8 (0.99%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.62%) Splunk
8 5 (0.62%) Telerik
9 4 (0.49%) ANSYS
9 4 (0.49%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.49%) VMware
9 4 (0.49%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.37%) Meridio
10 3 (0.37%) Micro Focus
11 2 (0.25%) Automation Anywhere
11 2 (0.25%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.25%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.25%) UiPath