Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior Developer
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 41 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 31 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.45% 4.68% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 4.72% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 16
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -7.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £36,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £72,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 561 974 870
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.59% 99.08% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 527 852 752
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,900 £22,750 £23,025
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £59,515
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Suffolk

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Suffolk

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Suffolk over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Suffolk

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Ipswich +24 26 £55,000 -15.38%
Stowmarket - 3 £40,000 -
Bury St Edmunds -1 1 £43,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Suffolk region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
4 22 (70.97%) HTML
4 22 (70.97%) CSS
5 21 (67.74%) .NET
6 15 (48.39%) SQL
7 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 14 (45.16%) MVC
8 13 (41.94%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
9 11 (35.48%) Scrum
10 10 (32.26%) CSS3
10 10 (32.26%) HTML5
11 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
11 9 (29.03%) Kanban
11 9 (29.03%) Kendo UI
11 9 (29.03%) React
11 9 (29.03%) Games
11 9 (29.03%) Finance
11 9 (29.03%) OO
11 9 (29.03%) TDD
12 8 (25.81%) OOP
12 8 (25.81%) Xbox
13 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
14 4 (12.90%) SOLID
14 4 (12.90%) Web Development
14 4 (12.90%) LINQ
14 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
15 3 (9.68%) T-SQL

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Kentico
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) Gradle
1 1 (3.23%) gulp
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
1 9 (29.03%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) CSS
1 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
5 10 (32.26%) CSS3
5 10 (32.26%) HTML5
6 9 (29.03%) Kendo UI
6 9 (29.03%) React
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.90%) LINQ
9 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.45%) jQuery
10 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.45%) WCF
11 1 (3.23%) SOAP
11 1 (3.23%) Web Services
11 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Xbox
2 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) Kanban
4 9 (29.03%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 8 (25.81%) OOP
6 4 (12.90%) SOLID
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.45%) SDLC
9 1 (3.23%) Content Management
9 1 (3.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (3.23%) Line Management
9 1 (3.23%) MVVM
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.23%) Prototyping
9 1 (3.23%) SOA
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter