Senior Jobs in the UK excluding London

Senior
UK > UK excluding London

The median Senior salary in the UK excluding London is £60,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 8 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior 10,972 7,695 10,187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.70% 13.93% 13.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.44% 15.68% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,344 4,271 5,937
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,805 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% - +12.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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 75,991 49,070 72,896
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 88.81% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 53,059 29,227 42,783
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
Median % change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Senior
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior in the UK excluding London

Senior
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Senior in the UK excluding London

Senior
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior in the UK excluding London

Senior
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 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 June 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 +4 2,926 £60,000 - 478
South East -1 2,391 £60,000 -11.11% 418
South West +14 1,772 £60,000 +3.45% 237
North West +10 1,655 £60,000 - 299
Midlands +3 1,638 £57,965 +0.81% 248
Scotland -10 1,051 £60,000 -1.32% 138
West Midlands +5 1,038 £60,000 +4.35% 163
Yorkshire +1 947 £59,526 -0.79% 132
East of England +1 640 £57,500 -11.54% 176
East Midlands +1 591 £55,000 - 85
Wales +9 420 £50,000 -9.09% 63
North East +11 329 £58,800 +4.07% 49
Northern Ireland +21 141 £55,000 +10.00% 25
Isle of Man - 6 £52,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -
Senior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2024, Senior 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 in the job title.

1 2,471 (22.52%) Agile
2 2,258 (20.58%) Software Engineering
3 1,862 (16.97%) Social Skills
4 1,799 (16.40%) Azure
5 1,701 (15.50%) Finance
6 1,531 (13.95%) AWS
7 1,450 (13.22%) Degree
8 1,435 (13.08%) Microsoft
9 1,428 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
10 1,383 (12.60%) Mentoring
11 1,234 (11.25%) C#
12 1,216 (11.08%) SQL
13 1,195 (10.89%) JavaScript
14 1,169 (10.65%) .NET
15 1,154 (10.52%) Python
16 1,125 (10.25%) Security Cleared
17 1,117 (10.18%) DevOps
18 957 (8.72%) Coaching
19 878 (8.00%) React
20 860 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
21 810 (7.38%) SC Cleared
22 797 (7.26%) Linux
23 780 (7.11%) Actionable Insight
24 778 (7.09%) Java
25 759 (6.92%) Windows
26 714 (6.51%) Project Management
26 714 (6.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
27 658 (6.00%) CSS
28 618 (5.63%) CI/CD
29 598 (5.45%) Artificial Intelligence

Senior 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
1 169 (1.54%) ArcGIS
2 164 (1.49%) GeoServer
3 124 (1.13%) Microsoft Exchange
4 118 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 111 (1.01%) CMS
6 107 (0.98%) Confluence
7 99 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 89 (0.81%) SAS
9 79 (0.72%) IIS
10 46 (0.42%) Umbraco
11 41 (0.37%) Headless CMS
12 40 (0.36%) Kentico
13 37 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 37 (0.34%) Tuxedo
14 36 (0.33%) WordPress
15 27 (0.25%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.16%) FileNet
17 17 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.15%) OpenStack
18 15 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 354 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 174 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 119 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 96 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (0.47%) Sketch
6 49 (0.45%) Simulink
7 35 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 35 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
8 25 (0.23%) Stateflow
9 22 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
11 14 (0.13%) OrCAD
12 13 (0.12%) Photoshop
13 11 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (0.091%) Solid Edge
15 8 (0.073%) InVision
16 7 (0.064%) CANalyzer
17 6 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 6 (0.055%) InDesign
17 6 (0.055%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.33%) Siebel CRM
3 26 (0.24%) Magento
3 26 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.20%) Shopify
5 21 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 13 (0.12%) NEC Housing
9 11 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.064%) Workday HCM
11 6 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.046%) Primavera
12 5 (0.046%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.046%) Teamcenter
13 4 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (0.036%) ResourceLink
13 4 (0.036%) SAP HCM
13 4 (0.036%) Sonata
13 4 (0.036%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,799 (16.40%) Azure
2 1,531 (13.95%) AWS
3 412 (3.76%) SaaS
4 356 (3.24%) Microsoft 365
5 318 (2.90%) Azure DevOps
6 291 (2.65%) Power Platform
7 248 (2.26%) GCP
8 212 (1.93%) Entra ID
9 130 (1.18%) GitHub
10 123 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
11 121 (1.10%) Serverless
12 113 (1.03%) OneDrive
13 107 (0.98%) Amazon S3
14 92 (0.84%) PowerApps
15 70 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
15 70 (0.64%) IaaS
15 70 (0.64%) Power Automate
16 68 (0.62%) Figma
17 64 (0.58%) OCI
18 63 (0.57%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 351 (3.20%) Firewall
2 231 (2.11%) WAN
3 227 (2.07%) DNS
4 192 (1.75%) Broadband
5 191 (1.74%) TCP/IP
6 185 (1.69%) Wireless
7 136 (1.24%) DHCP
7 136 (1.24%) Network Security
8 135 (1.23%) LAN
9 107 (0.98%) SD-WAN
9 107 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
10 95 (0.87%) VPN
11 81 (0.74%) Internet
12 78 (0.71%) SAN
13 73 (0.67%) VLAN
14 63 (0.57%) 5G
15 59 (0.54%) Kerberos
16 58 (0.53%) HTTP
17 52 (0.47%) Cisco Firepower
18 49 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 379 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 278 (2.53%) MySQL
4 265 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 208 (1.90%) Power BI
6 181 (1.65%) GIS
7 173 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
8 164 (1.49%) QGIS
9 137 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 112 (1.02%) Big Data
11 92 (0.84%) Tableau
12 87 (0.79%) Data Lake
13 85 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 81 (0.74%) MongoDB
15 79 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
16 77 (0.70%) Oracle Database
17 69 (0.63%) Metadata
18 58 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
18 58 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 56 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 591 (5.39%) Git
2 264 (2.41%) JIRA
3 139 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 121 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 111 (1.01%) Bitbucket
6 90 (0.82%) GitLab
7 78 (0.71%) Selenium
8 64 (0.58%) Artifactory
9 49 (0.45%) JUnit
10 41 (0.37%) Cypress.io
11 39 (0.36%) Subversion
12 37 (0.34%) TeamCity
13 31 (0.28%) Eclipse
13 31 (0.28%) Sourcetree
14 30 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (0.23%) LabVIEW
15 25 (0.23%) Maven
16 24 (0.22%) webpack
17 22 (0.20%) Postman
18 21 (0.19%) Cucumber
General
1 1,862 (16.97%) Social Skills
2 1,701 (15.50%) Finance
3 860 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 714 (6.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 502 (4.58%) Marketing
6 488 (4.45%) Public Sector
7 435 (3.96%) Law
8 420 (3.83%) Manufacturing
9 365 (3.33%) Retail
10 360 (3.28%) Banking
11 347 (3.16%) Legal
12 250 (2.28%) Influencing Skills
13 245 (2.23%) Electronics
14 231 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
15 214 (1.95%) Aerospace
16 181 (1.65%) Games
17 174 (1.59%) Automotive
18 152 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
19 146 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
20 143 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,169 (10.65%) .NET
2 878 (8.00%) React
3 658 (6.00%) CSS
4 571 (5.20%) HTML
5 464 (4.23%) .NET Core
6 428 (3.90%) AngularJS
7 347 (3.16%) RESTful
8 327 (2.98%) ASP.NET
9 325 (2.96%) Node.js
10 316 (2.88%) .NET Framework
11 266 (2.42%) Vue
12 228 (2.08%) REST
13 209 (1.90%) Web Services
14 199 (1.81%) Laravel
15 193 (1.76%) Spring
16 165 (1.50%) PostGIS
17 164 (1.49%) JSON
17 164 (1.49%) Leaflet
17 164 (1.49%) OpenLayers
18 156 (1.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 266 (2.42%) Management Information System
2 254 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
3 240 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 226 (2.06%) Product Ownership
5 211 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 207 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 181 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 180 (1.64%) IoT
9 178 (1.62%) Cloud Native
10 172 (1.57%) Driving Licence
11 139 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 128 (1.17%) Onboarding
13 113 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 98 (0.89%) Mobile App
15 86 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
16 78 (0.71%) Data Structures
16 78 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
17 75 (0.68%) Social Media
18 69 (0.63%) e-Learning
18 69 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 797 (7.26%) Linux
2 759 (6.92%) Windows
3 264 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 137 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
5 112 (1.02%) Unix
6 95 (0.87%) Android
7 77 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 65 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 64 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 58 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
11 49 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
12 43 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 22 (0.20%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (0.13%) CentOS
17 14 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
18 11 (0.10%) VMS
19 8 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,471 (22.52%) Agile
2 2,258 (20.58%) Software Engineering
3 1,428 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
4 1,383 (12.60%) Mentoring
5 1,117 (10.18%) DevOps
6 957 (8.72%) Coaching
7 780 (7.11%) Actionable Insight
8 714 (6.51%) Project Management
9 618 (5.63%) CI/CD
10 598 (5.45%) Artificial Intelligence
11 594 (5.41%) Decision-Making
12 579 (5.28%) Computer Science
13 558 (5.09%) Cybersecurity
14 553 (5.04%) Roadmaps
15 545 (4.97%) Analytics
16 516 (4.70%) Full Stack Development
17 495 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 479 (4.37%) SDLC
19 403 (3.67%) Scrum
20 396 (3.61%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,234 (11.25%) C#
2 1,216 (11.08%) SQL
3 1,195 (10.89%) JavaScript
4 1,154 (10.52%) Python
5 778 (7.09%) Java
6 502 (4.58%) TypeScript
7 436 (3.97%) C
8 430 (3.92%) C++
9 333 (3.03%) PHP
10 249 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 218 (1.99%) Bash
12 116 (1.06%) Go
13 112 (1.02%) Embedded C
14 111 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 104 (0.95%) PL/SQL
16 79 (0.72%) Scala
17 76 (0.69%) MATLAB
18 72 (0.66%) R
19 70 (0.64%) Perl
20 64 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1,450 (13.22%) Degree
2 1,125 (10.25%) Security Cleared
3 810 (7.38%) SC Cleared
4 232 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 179 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 169 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 166 (1.51%) Master's Degree
8 146 (1.33%) ACCA
9 139 (1.27%) CIMA
10 118 (1.08%) CCNP
11 103 (0.94%) CCNA
12 102 (0.93%) Azure Certification
13 93 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
13 93 (0.85%) PMI Certification
14 89 (0.81%) DBS Check
15 88 (0.80%) PhD
16 85 (0.77%) AWS Certification
17 63 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 59 (0.54%) CISSP
18 59 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (2.57%) QA
2 193 (1.76%) Accessibility
3 153 (1.39%) GDPR
4 129 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 116 (1.06%) SLA
6 104 (0.95%) WCAG
7 95 (0.87%) GMP
8 65 (0.59%) NIST
9 61 (0.56%) PMO
10 51 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 45 (0.41%) IFRS
12 36 (0.33%) IFRS 9
13 33 (0.30%) Automotive SPICE
13 33 (0.30%) ISO 26262
14 25 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
15 24 (0.22%) MISRA
16 23 (0.21%) AUTOSAR
17 21 (0.19%) PCI DSS
18 18 (0.16%) Good Clinical Practice
18 18 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 511 (4.66%) Docker
2 455 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 257 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 183 (1.67%) Firmware
5 174 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 71 (0.65%) Embedded Firmware
7 46 (0.42%) vSphere
8 45 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (0.40%) RACF
10 37 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (0.23%) VMware NSX
12 12 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.10%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.064%) IAG
15 7 (0.064%) NFS
15 7 (0.064%) XenApp
16 4 (0.036%) KVM
16 4 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.036%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 532 (4.85%) Kubernetes
2 376 (3.43%) Terraform
3 194 (1.77%) Ansible
4 145 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 69 (0.63%) SCCM
6 68 (0.62%) Prometheus
7 61 (0.56%) Puppet
8 54 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
9 42 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
10 33 (0.30%) Stealthwatch
11 27 (0.25%) Grafana
11 27 (0.25%) vCenter Server
12 25 (0.23%) FortiGate
12 25 (0.23%) Progress Chef
13 24 (0.22%) OpenSSO
14 22 (0.20%) CASB
15 21 (0.19%) SCOM
16 19 (0.17%) Functional Safety
17 13 (0.12%) WMI
18 12 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,435 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 377 (3.44%) Oracle
3 373 (3.40%) VMware
4 295 (2.69%) Cisco
5 208 (1.90%) Google
6 165 (1.50%) ESRI
7 122 (1.11%) SAP
8 113 (1.03%) IBM
9 97 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 96 (0.87%) CyberArk
10 96 (0.87%) Meraki
11 95 (0.87%) Databricks
12 94 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 83 (0.76%) Adobe
14 71 (0.65%) Palo Alto
15 67 (0.61%) HP
16 66 (0.60%) Apple
16 66 (0.60%) Dell
16 66 (0.60%) Juniper
17 61 (0.56%) CheckPoint