Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 47 58
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 55 72 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.94% 5.08% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 5.21% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 70 73
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £35,375 £35,000 £34,100
90th Percentile £59,625 £56,250 £45,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1364 1382 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.78% 97.46% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1178 1644
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 -23 36 £42,500 +4.94% 7
Doncaster +4 9 £35,000 -18.60%
Barnsley -3 2 £38,500 -3.75%
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.91%) SQL
4 25 (45.45%) Spring
5 24 (43.64%) SOAP
6 21 (38.18%) TDD
7 20 (36.36%) CSS
8 19 (34.55%) MVC
9 18 (32.73%) XML
9 18 (32.73%) HTML
10 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
10 17 (30.91%) SDLC
11 16 (29.09%) C#
11 16 (29.09%) SOA
12 15 (27.27%) Finance
12 15 (27.27%) .NET
12 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
13 14 (25.45%) JBoss
13 14 (25.45%) Linux
14 13 (23.64%) OO
15 12 (21.82%) Web Services
15 12 (21.82%) J2EE
15 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (20.00%) BDD
16 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 11 (20.00%) JSON

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 14 (25.45%) JBoss
2 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.45%) OpenROAD
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) MySQL
4 6 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.45%) Informix
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.82%) Big Data
8 1 (1.82%) Power BI
8 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.55%) JUnit
2 8 (14.55%) Maven
3 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.91%) Gradle
3 6 (10.91%) IntelliJ
3 6 (10.91%) Subversion
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.45%) CA Gen
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (5.45%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (5.45%) PROIV
6 2 (3.64%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) Spring
2 24 (43.64%) SOAP
3 20 (36.36%) CSS
4 18 (32.73%) HTML
4 18 (32.73%) XML
5 15 (27.27%) .NET
5 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 12 (21.82%) J2EE
6 12 (21.82%) Web Services
7 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (20.00%) JSON
8 10 (18.18%) RESTful
9 9 (16.36%) HTML5
9 9 (16.36%) Java EE
9 9 (16.36%) JPA
9 9 (16.36%) REST
10 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.73%) Ajax
11 7 (12.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Fintech
3 3 (5.45%) Tandem
4 2 (3.64%) iPad
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) TDD
3 19 (34.55%) MVC
4 17 (30.91%) SDLC
5 16 (29.09%) SOA
6 13 (23.64%) OO
7 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (20.00%) BDD
8 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.18%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
10 6 (10.91%) Microservices
10 6 (10.91%) OOD
10 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.91%) Web Development
11 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) PHP
4 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C
5 3 (5.45%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) Clipper
5 3 (5.45%) COBOL
5 3 (5.45%) DataFlex
5 3 (5.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (5.45%) LINC
5 3 (5.45%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) RPG
5 3 (5.45%) Tcl
5 3 (5.45%) Uniface
5 3 (5.45%) VB
5 3 (5.45%) xBase
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.82%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.82%) Zend
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