Period
to 20 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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

Senior Developer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 26 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 47 80 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.33% 6.63% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 6.86% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 72 52
South Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,800 £35,125
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £62,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -2.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 832 1,167 1,076
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 96.77% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 724 906 900
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,875 £22,725
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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
Sheffield -6 40 £44,500 +4.71% 6
Doncaster -2 4 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Rotherham -1 3 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 20 (42.55%) AWS
4 18 (38.30%) .NET
4 18 (38.30%) C#
4 18 (38.30%) HTML
4 18 (38.30%) CSS
4 18 (38.30%) MVC
5 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.04%) Spring
6 15 (31.91%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (29.79%) TDD
8 13 (27.66%) PHP
9 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
10 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
10 10 (21.28%) Azure
10 10 (21.28%) OOP
10 10 (21.28%) SOA
11 9 (19.15%) Microservices
11 9 (19.15%) Spring Boot
12 8 (17.02%) DevOps
12 8 (17.02%) Drupal
12 8 (17.02%) Umbraco
12 8 (17.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.02%) Linux
12 8 (17.02%) Oracle

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (17.02%) CMS
1 8 (17.02%) Drupal
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (17.02%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) AWS
2 10 (21.28%) Azure
3 2 (4.26%) GCP
4 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.77%) MySQL
5 5 (10.64%) Data Mining
5 5 (10.64%) MariaDB
6 2 (4.26%) Redis
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.26%) Mocha
3 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.13%) Codeception
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Mockito
4 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
1 18 (38.30%) CSS
1 18 (38.30%) HTML
2 16 (34.04%) Spring
3 9 (19.15%) Spring Boot
4 8 (17.02%) Dropwizard
5 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.77%) jQuery
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Core
6 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.64%) Laravel
7 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.51%) REST
7 4 (8.51%) Vue.js
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (6.38%) JSON
8 3 (6.38%) XML
8 3 (6.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) MVC
2 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) TDD
4 10 (21.28%) OOP
4 10 (21.28%) SOA
5 9 (19.15%) Microservices
6 8 (17.02%) Content Management
6 8 (17.02%) DevOps
7 7 (14.89%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) Process Management
8 5 (10.64%) Workflow
9 4 (8.51%) Fintech
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.51%) Web Development
10 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.26%) CAD
11 2 (4.26%) PDM
11 2 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) C#
4 13 (27.66%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Go
6 2 (4.26%) PHP 5
6 2 (4.26%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.13%) Java 8
7 1 (2.13%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) Xamarin