Senior Developer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Senior Developer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Senior Developer salary in the UK excluding London is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 February 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 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 86 75 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1,749 2,622 2,964
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.13% 4.11% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 4.43% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 1,552 2,334
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +16.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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 UK excluding London with a recognized job title 53,023 59,162 66,071
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.03% 92.85% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39,057 33,397 42,944
10th Percentile £26,500 £29,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,831 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.36% +5.66% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,350 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the UK excluding London

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the UK excluding London

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the UK excluding London

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 29 February 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
North of England +16 485 £60,000 -4.00% 98
South East -17 437 £67,500 -3.57% 65
South West +19 299 £57,500 -4.17% 46
North West +4 291 £60,000 - 57
Midlands -42 185 £60,000 - 47
Yorkshire +39 170 £55,000 -15.38% 35
Scotland -75 138 £61,000 -6.15% 21
West Midlands -20 104 £61,250 +2.08% 31
East of England -28 94 £62,500 -10.71% 26
East Midlands -43 83 £55,000 -8.33% 16
Wales +23 76 £55,000 -8.33% 20
Northern Ireland +20 41 £55,000 -8.33% 10
North East -26 24 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 29 February 2024, Senior Developer 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 UK excluding London region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 570 (32.59%) C#
2 559 (31.96%) Agile
3 550 (31.45%) JavaScript
4 508 (29.05%) .NET
5 472 (26.99%) AWS
6 449 (25.67%) SQL
7 398 (22.76%) Azure
8 391 (22.36%) React
9 313 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
9 313 (17.90%) HTML
10 296 (16.92%) Git
10 296 (16.92%) Social Skills
11 283 (16.18%) DevOps
12 279 (15.95%) Java
12 279 (15.95%) CSS
13 261 (14.92%) AngularJS
13 261 (14.92%) Full Stack Development
14 259 (14.81%) Degree
15 249 (14.24%) Docker
16 243 (13.89%) Front End Development
17 228 (13.04%) PHP
18 226 (12.92%) TypeScript
19 220 (12.58%) Unit Testing
20 216 (12.35%) Artificial Intelligence
21 214 (12.24%) Actionable Insight
22 213 (12.18%) Microsoft
23 207 (11.84%) Mentoring
24 199 (11.38%) MVC
25 197 (11.26%) Software Engineering
26 192 (10.98%) SQL Server

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 60 (3.43%) CMS
2 53 (3.03%) Confluence
3 31 (1.77%) JBoss
3 31 (1.77%) Red Hat Fuse
4 28 (1.60%) IIS
4 28 (1.60%) Umbraco
5 23 (1.32%) Headless CMS
5 23 (1.32%) Kentico
6 17 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (0.91%) WordPress
8 14 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.29%) nginx
12 4 (0.23%) Apache
13 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.17%) Jetty
13 3 (0.17%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Exchange
14 2 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (0.23%) Maya
3 4 (0.23%) Trello
4 3 (0.17%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.09%) Siebel CRM
2 17 (0.97%) Shopify
3 10 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.057%) Magento
5 1 (0.057%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 472 (26.99%) AWS
2 398 (22.76%) Azure
3 148 (8.46%) SaaS
4 101 (5.77%) Azure DevOps
5 79 (4.52%) Power Platform
6 57 (3.26%) GCP
7 52 (2.97%) Serverless
8 51 (2.92%) GitHub
9 39 (2.23%) PowerApps
10 32 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
11 30 (1.72%) Power Automate
12 26 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
13 19 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
14 18 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (1.03%) Amazon EKS
15 16 (0.91%) Kontent
16 15 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (0.86%) Microsoft 365
17 14 (0.80%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.49%) Internet
2 7 (0.40%) DNS
2 7 (0.40%) HTTP
3 4 (0.23%) SSL
3 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.11%) MQTT
4 2 (0.11%) SSH
5 1 (0.057%) AMQP
5 1 (0.057%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.057%) CTI
5 1 (0.057%) DHCP
5 1 (0.057%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.057%) VoIP
5 1 (0.057%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 190 (10.86%) PostgreSQL
3 133 (7.60%) MySQL
4 118 (6.75%) Oracle Database
5 112 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 83 (4.75%) NoSQL
7 67 (3.83%) Relational Database
8 58 (3.32%) Power BI
9 42 (2.40%) MongoDB
10 29 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.26%) Redis
12 20 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
13 19 (1.09%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.09%) Siebel EIM
14 18 (1.03%) DynamoDB
14 18 (1.03%) OLTP
15 17 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (0.80%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 296 (16.92%) Git
2 81 (4.63%) JIRA
3 67 (3.83%) Jenkins
4 57 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 49 (2.80%) Bitbucket
6 42 (2.40%) Maven
7 35 (2.00%) Cypress.io
7 35 (2.00%) IntelliJ
8 31 (1.77%) Selenium
9 30 (1.72%) Sourcetree
10 26 (1.49%) JUnit
11 12 (0.69%) PHPUnit
12 10 (0.57%) Appium
12 10 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.57%) webpack
13 9 (0.51%) Android Studio
13 9 (0.51%) gulp
13 9 (0.51%) NUnit
13 9 (0.51%) Postman
13 9 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 296 (16.92%) Social Skills
2 179 (10.23%) Finance
3 79 (4.52%) Public Sector
4 77 (4.40%) Retail
5 75 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (3.03%) Games
6 53 (3.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 37 (2.12%) Banking
8 33 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.77%) Presentation Skills
10 23 (1.32%) Marketing
11 20 (1.14%) Tech for Good
12 19 (1.09%) Aerospace
12 19 (1.09%) Health Technology
13 18 (1.03%) Fire and Rescue
14 16 (0.91%) Law
14 16 (0.91%) Legal
15 14 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
15 14 (0.80%) Police
15 14 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (29.05%) .NET
2 391 (22.36%) React
3 313 (17.90%) HTML
4 279 (15.95%) CSS
5 261 (14.92%) AngularJS
6 171 (9.78%) .NET Core
7 169 (9.66%) Node.js
8 152 (8.69%) Vue
9 150 (8.58%) ASP.NET
9 150 (8.58%) Laravel
10 131 (7.49%) .NET Framework
11 121 (6.92%) REST
12 119 (6.80%) RESTful
13 114 (6.52%) Spring
14 113 (6.46%) Web Services
15 79 (4.52%) HTML5
16 73 (4.17%) JSON
17 72 (4.12%) jQuery
17 72 (4.12%) XML
18 71 (4.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 59 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (2.40%) Product Ownership
5 30 (1.72%) Virtual Reality
6 28 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
7 27 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.32%) IoT
9 21 (1.20%) Cloud Native
10 19 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 17 (0.97%) Onboarding
13 16 (0.91%) NHS
13 16 (0.91%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.86%) Distributed Systems
15 13 (0.74%) PropTech
16 10 (0.57%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.57%) Public Cloud
17 9 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 68 (3.89%) Linux
2 37 (2.12%) Android
3 36 (2.06%) Windows
4 15 (0.86%) Mac OS
5 12 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (31.96%) Agile
2 313 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
3 283 (16.18%) DevOps
4 261 (14.92%) Full Stack Development
5 243 (13.89%) Front End Development
6 220 (12.58%) Unit Testing
7 216 (12.35%) Artificial Intelligence
8 214 (12.24%) Actionable Insight
9 207 (11.84%) Mentoring
10 199 (11.38%) MVC
11 197 (11.26%) Software Engineering
12 182 (10.41%) CI/CD
13 180 (10.29%) Scrum
14 175 (10.01%) Computer Science
15 148 (8.46%) TDD
16 145 (8.29%) Microservices
17 143 (8.18%) User Experience
18 139 (7.95%) Migration
19 127 (7.26%) Design Patterns
20 123 (7.03%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 570 (32.59%) C#
2 550 (31.45%) JavaScript
3 449 (25.67%) SQL
4 279 (15.95%) Java
5 228 (13.04%) PHP
6 226 (12.92%) TypeScript
7 133 (7.60%) PL/SQL
8 109 (6.23%) Python
9 51 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 35 (2.00%) Ruby
11 33 (1.89%) C++
12 26 (1.49%) Kotlin
13 25 (1.43%) C
14 18 (1.03%) Bash
15 14 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions
16 9 (0.51%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.46%) Groovy
17 8 (0.46%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.34%) VB
19 5 (0.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 259 (14.81%) Degree
2 164 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 146 (8.35%) SC Cleared
4 103 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.57%) PhD
8 8 (0.46%) Azure Certification
9 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.29%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.23%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.17%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 3 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.17%) OCP
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.11%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
13 2 (0.11%) AWS Certified Developer
14 1 (0.057%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.37%) QA
2 22 (1.26%) WCAG
3 8 (0.46%) Accessibility
4 6 (0.34%) SLA
5 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.23%) GDPR
7 2 (0.11%) GRC
8 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.057%) NCSC
8 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 249 (14.24%) Docker
2 5 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.11%) Varnish
4 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.057%) Embedded Firmware
5 1 (0.057%) Firmware
5 1 (0.057%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 176 (10.06%) Kubernetes
2 33 (1.89%) Terraform
3 20 (1.14%) Ansible
4 3 (0.17%) Rancher
5 2 (0.11%) MIIS
6 1 (0.057%) Istio
6 1 (0.057%) Progress Chef
6 1 (0.057%) Puppet
Vendors
1 213 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 166 (9.49%) Oracle
3 52 (2.97%) Google
4 21 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.09%) Siebel
6 16 (0.91%) Optimizely
7 13 (0.74%) WSO2
8 10 (0.57%) SAP
9 9 (0.51%) NVIDIA
9 9 (0.51%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.46%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.40%) Salesforce
12 6 (0.34%) Adobe
12 6 (0.34%) F5
13 5 (0.29%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.23%) Apple
14 4 (0.23%) Computacenter
14 4 (0.23%) ForgeRock
14 4 (0.23%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.23%) UiPath