Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 67 70
Rank change year-on-year +37 +3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 69 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.24% 3.24% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 3.33% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 66 38 45
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £37,125 £29,875 £35,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,625 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,074 1,320 1,429
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 97.35% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1,101 1,230
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,200 £22,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +14 49 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Doncaster +15 13 £60,000 +41.18%
Barnsley +7 2 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (49.28%) Java
3 32 (46.38%) JavaScript
4 31 (44.93%) C#
5 29 (42.03%) SQL
6 25 (36.23%) Scrum
7 24 (34.78%) .NET
8 22 (31.88%) PHP
9 21 (30.43%) OO
9 21 (30.43%) MVC
10 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (28.99%) SDLC
11 18 (26.09%) Web Services
11 18 (26.09%) Linux
11 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
12 17 (24.64%) Software Engineering
12 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (23.19%) HTML
13 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
13 16 (23.19%) MongoDB
14 15 (21.74%) Open Source
14 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (21.74%) Web Development
15 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
15 14 (20.29%) CSS
15 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
15 14 (20.29%) Node.js
16 13 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
16 13 (18.84%) Spring

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 4 (5.80%) JBoss
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.90%) Jetty
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) MongoDB
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.59%) MySQL
4 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) Power BI
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.14%) JUnit
3 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.70%) IntelliJ
4 6 (8.70%) JIRA
4 6 (8.70%) Subversion
5 4 (5.80%) Gradle
5 4 (5.80%) Maven
6 3 (4.35%) Ant
6 3 (4.35%) Mockito
6 3 (4.35%) PHPUnit
6 3 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Advertising
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.90%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.09%) Web Services
4 16 (23.19%) HTML
5 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
6 14 (20.29%) CSS
6 14 (20.29%) Node.js
7 13 (18.84%) Spring
8 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 10 (14.49%) JSON
9 10 (14.49%) RESTful
9 10 (14.49%) XML
10 9 (13.04%) Flask
10 9 (13.04%) Hibernate
10 9 (13.04%) SOAP
11 8 (11.59%) HTML5
12 7 (10.14%) JMS
12 7 (10.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.35%) Fintech
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Scrum
3 21 (30.43%) MVC
3 21 (30.43%) OO
4 20 (28.99%) SDLC
5 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (24.64%) Software Engineering
6 15 (21.74%) Open Source
6 15 (21.74%) Web Development
7 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.94%) Microservices
8 11 (15.94%) TDD
8 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.49%) SOA
10 9 (13.04%) OOP
11 6 (8.70%) BDD
11 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) Java
2 32 (46.38%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.93%) C#
4 29 (42.03%) SQL
5 22 (31.88%) PHP
6 12 (17.39%) Python
7 3 (4.35%) C++
7 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.90%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
1 2 (2.90%) Rancher
1 2 (2.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Google
3 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter