Senior Jobs in the South East

Senior
England > South East

The median Senior salary in the South East is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior 2,225 2,084 2,880
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.69% 14.83% 14.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.48% 16.45% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 1,215 1,886
10th Percentile £43,032 £47,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £62,783 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.31% - +7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,502 12,669 19,735
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 90.16% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11,730 7,986 12,354
10th Percentile £27,613 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

Senior
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior in the South East

Senior
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior in the South East

Senior
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior in the South East over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior in the South East

Senior
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +2 1,090 £62,500 -10.71% 207
Berkshire +5 543 £67,500 -3.57% 103
Hampshire -9 398 £62,500 -7.41% 91
Surrey -2 346 £60,000 -7.69% 72
Oxfordshire +1 295 £60,000 -14.29% 53
Buckinghamshire 0 253 £55,000 -9.61% 51
Kent +3 167 £60,000 +4.35% 46
East Sussex -5 91 £55,000 -15.38% 26
West Sussex -14 58 £57,500 -8.00% 11
Middlesex +13 50 £61,339 -20.85% 1
Sussex - 24 £59,000 - 4
Senior
England

Senior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2024, Senior job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 in the job title.

1 527 (23.69%) Agile
2 505 (22.70%) Social Skills
3 445 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 443 (19.91%) Degree
5 392 (17.62%) Finance
6 376 (16.90%) Software Engineering
7 358 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
8 352 (15.82%) Azure
9 300 (13.48%) Security Cleared
10 297 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
11 285 (12.81%) C#
12 270 (12.13%) JavaScript
13 266 (11.96%) Mentoring
14 265 (11.91%) .NET
15 251 (11.28%) Python
16 233 (10.47%) SQL
17 216 (9.71%) Actionable Insight
18 212 (9.53%) Decision-Making
19 211 (9.48%) Linux
20 208 (9.35%) React
21 203 (9.12%) AWS
22 199 (8.94%) DevOps
23 197 (8.85%) SC Cleared
24 185 (8.31%) Windows
25 184 (8.27%) Computer Science
26 177 (7.96%) Java
27 176 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
28 153 (6.88%) Docker
29 151 (6.79%) Git
30 146 (6.56%) Broadband

Senior Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (1.44%) CMS
2 23 (1.03%) Headless CMS
2 23 (1.03%) Kentico
3 22 (0.99%) IIS
3 22 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 22 (0.99%) WebLogic
4 20 (0.90%) Microsoft Exchange
5 19 (0.85%) ArcGIS
5 19 (0.85%) GeoServer
5 19 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 17 (0.76%) Confluence
8 9 (0.40%) SAS
9 8 (0.36%) nginx
9 8 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.36%) WordPress
10 6 (0.27%) JBoss
10 6 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
11 4 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 176 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 31 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
4 30 (1.35%) Simulink
5 25 (1.12%) Stateflow
6 13 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (0.49%) OrCAD
9 9 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.31%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.31%) CANalyzer
11 4 (0.18%) InDesign
11 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.18%) Sketch
11 4 (0.18%) Solid Edge
11 4 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.18%) Windchill
12 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 35 (1.57%) Siebel CRM
2 7 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.13%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.13%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.090%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.090%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.045%) Primavera
7 1 (0.045%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.045%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 352 (15.82%) Azure
2 203 (9.12%) AWS
3 93 (4.18%) SaaS
4 86 (3.87%) Microsoft 365
5 57 (2.56%) Entra ID
6 52 (2.34%) Azure DevOps
7 37 (1.66%) Power Platform
8 36 (1.62%) OneDrive
9 30 (1.35%) Serverless
10 21 (0.94%) GCP
11 20 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.90%) Dropbox
11 20 (0.90%) Google Drive
12 19 (0.85%) IaaS
13 18 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (0.81%) Kontent
13 18 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.72%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.72%) GitHub
15 15 (0.67%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 146 (6.56%) Broadband
2 92 (4.13%) Firewall
3 47 (2.11%) 5G
4 43 (1.93%) Wireless
5 38 (1.71%) VPN
5 38 (1.71%) WAN
6 30 (1.35%) DNS
7 26 (1.17%) Network Security
8 25 (1.12%) LAN
8 25 (1.12%) TCP/IP
9 21 (0.94%) J1939
10 20 (0.90%) SD-WAN
11 15 (0.67%) Cisco Firepower
12 14 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (0.63%) MPLS
12 14 (0.63%) SAN
13 13 (0.58%) SNMP
13 13 (0.58%) SSH
14 11 (0.49%) Internet
14 11 (0.49%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (4.54%) SQL Server
2 65 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (2.83%) MySQL
4 47 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 43 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 35 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 35 (1.57%) Siebel EIM
7 33 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (1.39%) Power BI
9 28 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.03%) Tableau
11 21 (0.94%) GIS
12 19 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (0.85%) QGIS
13 13 (0.58%) Data Lake
13 13 (0.58%) OLTP
13 13 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.45%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 151 (6.79%) Git
2 60 (2.70%) JIRA
3 43 (1.93%) Visual Studio
4 38 (1.71%) Selenium
5 25 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.03%) JUnit
7 18 (0.81%) Subversion
8 17 (0.76%) Cypress.io
9 16 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 15 (0.67%) NUnit
11 14 (0.63%) ClearCase
11 14 (0.63%) CMake
11 14 (0.63%) Plastic SCM
12 13 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.45%) GitLab
13 10 (0.45%) Maven
14 7 (0.31%) ClearQuest
14 7 (0.31%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.31%) Visual Studio Code
15 6 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 505 (22.70%) Social Skills
2 392 (17.62%) Finance
3 297 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (5.44%) Influencing Skills
5 92 (4.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 78 (3.51%) Marketing
7 75 (3.37%) Manufacturing
8 70 (3.15%) Aerospace
9 64 (2.88%) Public Sector
10 59 (2.65%) Electronics
11 52 (2.34%) Automotive
12 50 (2.25%) Military
13 48 (2.16%) Retail
14 43 (1.93%) Legal
15 34 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
15 34 (1.53%) Telecoms
16 24 (1.08%) Law
16 24 (1.08%) Police
17 22 (0.99%) Organisational Skills
18 19 (0.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (11.91%) .NET
2 208 (9.35%) React
3 142 (6.38%) CSS
4 138 (6.20%) HTML
5 96 (4.31%) .NET Core
6 91 (4.09%) ASP.NET
7 81 (3.64%) AngularJS
8 65 (2.92%) RESTful
9 61 (2.74%) .NET Framework
9 61 (2.74%) Spring
10 60 (2.70%) REST
11 57 (2.56%) Web Services
12 56 (2.52%) XML
13 44 (1.98%) SOAP
14 38 (1.71%) Node.js
15 36 (1.62%) Vue
16 35 (1.57%) Kafka
16 35 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
17 32 (1.44%) HTML5
18 30 (1.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 96 (4.31%) Algorithms
2 72 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
3 70 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 52 (2.34%) Social Media
6 51 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 44 (1.98%) IoT
8 37 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 36 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
10 27 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
11 26 (1.17%) Product Ownership
12 25 (1.12%) Life Science
12 25 (1.12%) Onboarding
13 22 (0.99%) Driving Licence
14 20 (0.90%) Biopharmaceutical
14 20 (0.90%) iPad
15 19 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
15 19 (0.85%) PMI
16 17 (0.76%) FPGA
16 17 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (9.48%) Linux
2 185 (8.31%) Windows
3 55 (2.47%) Unix
4 50 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.20%) Ubuntu
6 38 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
7 27 (1.21%) Windows 10
8 26 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
9 21 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
10 12 (0.54%) Android
11 10 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.36%) CentOS
13 6 (0.27%) VMS
14 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.13%) Rocky
16 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.045%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (23.69%) Agile
2 376 (16.90%) Software Engineering
3 358 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
4 266 (11.96%) Mentoring
5 216 (9.71%) Actionable Insight
6 212 (9.53%) Decision-Making
7 199 (8.94%) DevOps
8 184 (8.27%) Computer Science
9 140 (6.29%) Project Management
10 136 (6.11%) Cybersecurity
11 134 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
12 132 (5.93%) Business Case
13 127 (5.71%) CI/CD
14 124 (5.57%) Full Stack Development
15 116 (5.21%) CRM
16 112 (5.03%) Mathematics
17 109 (4.90%) Budgeting
17 109 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 106 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
18 106 (4.76%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 285 (12.81%) C#
2 270 (12.13%) JavaScript
3 251 (11.28%) Python
4 233 (10.47%) SQL
5 177 (7.96%) Java
6 127 (5.71%) C
7 117 (5.26%) C++
8 116 (5.21%) TypeScript
9 80 (3.60%) Bash
10 71 (3.19%) PHP
11 55 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 42 (1.89%) Perl
13 41 (1.84%) MATLAB
14 31 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 30 (1.35%) Fortran
16 26 (1.17%) PL/SQL
17 25 (1.12%) Embedded C
17 25 (1.12%) Go
18 24 (1.08%) Shell Script
19 17 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 443 (19.91%) Degree
2 300 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 197 (8.85%) SC Cleared
4 102 (4.58%) ACCA
4 102 (4.58%) CIMA
5 81 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 60 (2.70%) Master's Degree
7 48 (2.16%) PhD
8 34 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (1.53%) HNC
9 30 (1.35%) HND
10 26 (1.17%) CCNP
11 24 (1.08%) Azure Certification
12 22 (0.99%) DBS Check
13 20 (0.90%) AWS Certification
13 20 (0.90%) CCNA
13 20 (0.90%) PMI Certification
14 19 (0.85%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.54%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
15 12 (0.54%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (1.80%) QA
2 35 (1.57%) SLA
3 26 (1.17%) ISO 26262
4 25 (1.12%) Automotive SPICE
5 24 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 23 (1.03%) GDPR
7 20 (0.90%) WCAG
8 17 (0.76%) Accessibility
9 16 (0.72%) Good Clinical Practice
10 14 (0.63%) AUTOSAR
10 14 (0.63%) MISRA
11 11 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (0.36%) GMP
13 8 (0.36%) NIST
13 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.31%) CDISC
15 5 (0.22%) GRC
16 4 (0.18%) COSHH
16 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (6.88%) Docker
2 126 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 55 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.12%) Firmware
6 18 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.49%) vSphere
8 6 (0.27%) Embedded Firmware
9 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 122 (5.48%) Kubernetes
2 65 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 42 (1.89%) Terraform
4 40 (1.80%) Ansible
5 38 (1.71%) Jamf Pro
6 26 (1.17%) SCCM
6 26 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
7 22 (0.99%) OpenSSO
8 14 (0.63%) Functional Safety
9 13 (0.58%) WMI
10 10 (0.45%) FortiGate
11 9 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
11 9 (0.40%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.27%) SmoothWall
13 5 (0.22%) CASB
13 5 (0.22%) Nagios
13 5 (0.22%) SELinux
14 4 (0.18%) Puppet
15 3 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 445 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 130 (5.84%) Oracle
3 84 (3.78%) VMware
4 46 (2.07%) Cisco
5 38 (1.71%) CyberArk
5 38 (1.71%) Tanium
6 35 (1.57%) Google
6 35 (1.57%) Siebel
7 31 (1.39%) SAP
8 30 (1.35%) Adobe
9 27 (1.21%) Meraki
10 24 (1.08%) EMC
11 22 (0.99%) Remedy
12 21 (0.94%) IBM
12 21 (0.94%) Juniper
13 19 (0.85%) ESRI
13 19 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 18 (0.81%) Apple
14 18 (0.81%) Optimizely
14 18 (0.81%) Splunk