Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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

Senior Developer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 33 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1,532 399 501
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.73% 7.36% 6.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 7.73% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,339 380 482
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +0.88% +3.64%
75th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 21,335 5,162 7,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 95.22% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17,232 4,505 6,882
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Senior Developer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Senior Developer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior Developer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Senior Developer.

Senior Developer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Senior Developer over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Senior Developer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 635 (41.45%) JavaScript
2 620 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 487 (31.79%) .NET
4 440 (28.72%) Azure
5 437 (28.52%) C#
6 435 (28.39%) React
7 409 (26.70%) AWS
8 400 (26.11%) SQL
9 367 (23.96%) HTML
10 353 (23.04%) Software Engineering
11 346 (22.58%) Docker
12 332 (21.67%) CSS
13 330 (21.54%) Java
14 323 (21.08%) DevOps
15 317 (20.69%) Microservices
16 308 (20.10%) Git (software)
17 286 (18.67%) AngularJS
18 269 (17.56%) SQL Server
19 266 (17.36%) Microsoft
20 264 (17.23%) Kubernetes
21 243 (15.86%) Node.js
22 225 (14.69%) Social Skills
23 211 (13.77%) Finance
24 210 (13.71%) .NET Core
25 205 (13.38%) TypeScript
26 200 (13.05%) MVC
27 198 (12.92%) REST
28 194 (12.66%) Mentoring
29 193 (12.60%) Front End Development
30 191 (12.47%) TDD

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 75 (4.90%) CMS
1 75 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (3.39%) WordPress
3 32 (2.09%) Confluence
4 20 (1.31%) Umbraco
5 18 (1.17%) Headless CMS
6 16 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 15 (0.98%) Drupal
7 15 (0.98%) Kentico
8 13 (0.85%) IIS
8 13 (0.85%) SharePoint
9 12 (0.78%) EPiServer
9 12 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.72%) Apache
10 11 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
10 11 (0.72%) nginx
11 8 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (1.57%) Figma
2 12 (0.78%) Sketch
3 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.39%) Adobe XD
4 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.065%) GIMP
6 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.24%) Magento
2 13 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.39%) Shopify
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.26%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.065%) Relativity
6 1 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.065%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.065%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.065%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.065%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.065%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.065%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.065%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 440 (28.72%) Azure
2 409 (26.70%) AWS
3 132 (8.62%) SaaS
4 130 (8.49%) GCP
5 78 (5.09%) Serverless
6 44 (2.87%) Amazon S3
7 40 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
8 34 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (2.22%) Power Platform
9 28 (1.83%) npm
10 27 (1.76%) Firebase
11 25 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (1.63%) GitHub
12 22 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
13 19 (1.24%) Azure Functions
14 17 (1.11%) Azure Logic Apps
14 17 (1.11%) CloudFront
15 16 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
16 15 (0.98%) AWS Fargate
16 15 (0.98%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.44%) Internet
2 14 (0.91%) HTTP
3 10 (0.65%) Bluetooth
4 7 (0.46%) DNS
5 6 (0.39%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (0.39%) SSL
6 5 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.26%) Modbus
7 4 (0.26%) RIP
8 3 (0.20%) AMQP
8 3 (0.20%) Broadband
8 3 (0.20%) Firewall
8 3 (0.20%) MQTT
9 2 (0.13%) SMS
10 1 (0.065%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 155 (10.12%) NoSQL
3 138 (9.01%) MySQL
4 123 (8.03%) MongoDB
5 91 (5.94%) Big Data
6 81 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 39 (2.55%) GIS
9 38 (2.48%) Redis
10 33 (2.15%) Power BI
11 31 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 29 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
13 24 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (1.44%) Amazon Aurora
14 22 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
14 22 (1.44%) Hazelcast
14 22 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (1.37%) Hadoop
16 20 (1.31%) Amazon Athena
17 17 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 308 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 156 (10.18%) Jenkins
3 90 (5.87%) Maven
4 64 (4.18%) JUnit
5 59 (3.85%) JIRA
6 53 (3.46%) Visual Studio
7 45 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (2.81%) webpack
9 34 (2.22%) Bitbucket
10 33 (2.15%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.70%) Gradle
12 19 (1.24%) Mockito
13 18 (1.17%) Cypress.io
14 17 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.91%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.91%) Mercurial
16 13 (0.85%) GitLab
16 13 (0.85%) NUnit
16 13 (0.85%) Selenium
17 11 (0.72%) Jasmine
General
1 225 (14.69%) Social Skills
2 211 (13.77%) Finance
3 65 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (3.33%) Banking
4 51 (3.33%) Retail
5 44 (2.87%) Games
6 41 (2.68%) Marketing
7 21 (1.37%) Front Office
8 20 (1.31%) Advertising
9 18 (1.17%) Public Sector
10 14 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.85%) Law
12 11 (0.72%) Automotive
12 11 (0.72%) Back Office
12 11 (0.72%) Electronics
12 11 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
13 8 (0.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 8 (0.52%) Legal
13 8 (0.52%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.39%) Fire and Rescue
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (31.79%) .NET
2 435 (28.39%) React
3 367 (23.96%) HTML
4 332 (21.67%) CSS
5 286 (18.67%) AngularJS
6 243 (15.86%) Node.js
7 210 (13.71%) .NET Core
8 198 (12.92%) REST
9 185 (12.08%) RESTful
10 167 (10.90%) Web Services
11 147 (9.60%) ASP.NET
11 147 (9.60%) Spring
12 123 (8.03%) Vue.js
13 115 (7.51%) Spring Boot
14 109 (7.11%) .NET Framework
15 104 (6.79%) jQuery
16 89 (5.81%) Laravel
17 86 (5.61%) HTML5
17 86 (5.61%) Redux
18 84 (5.48%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 124 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
2 120 (7.83%) User Experience
3 111 (7.25%) Mobile App
4 53 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 46 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.42%) Virtual Team
7 36 (2.35%) Social Media
8 33 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
9 29 (1.89%) Cloud Native
10 26 (1.70%) NHS
11 19 (1.24%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.11%) Derivative
14 11 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.65%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.59%) Graphic Design
17 7 (0.46%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.46%) Equities
17 7 (0.46%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 143 (9.33%) Linux
2 78 (5.09%) Android
3 66 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 58 (3.79%) Windows
5 18 (1.17%) Ubuntu
6 14 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.26%) Unix
8 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.065%) CentOS
9 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (23.04%) Software Engineering
3 323 (21.08%) DevOps
4 317 (20.69%) Microservices
5 200 (13.05%) MVC
6 194 (12.66%) Mentoring
7 193 (12.60%) Front End Development
8 191 (12.47%) TDD
9 178 (11.62%) Scrum
10 157 (10.25%) OOP
10 157 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
11 135 (8.81%) OO
12 134 (8.75%) Fintech
13 124 (8.09%) Unit Testing
14 114 (7.44%) Web Development
15 85 (5.55%) Computer Science
16 83 (5.42%) BDD
17 79 (5.16%) Artificial Intelligence
18 78 (5.09%) SOLID
19 76 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 635 (41.45%) JavaScript
2 437 (28.52%) C#
3 400 (26.11%) SQL
4 330 (21.54%) Java
5 205 (13.38%) TypeScript
6 178 (11.62%) Python
7 176 (11.49%) PHP
8 108 (7.05%) Ruby
9 76 (4.96%) Go
10 56 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 48 (3.13%) Kotlin
12 41 (2.68%) Java 8
13 29 (1.89%) C++
14 28 (1.83%) Apple Swift
15 27 (1.76%) ES6
16 25 (1.63%) C
17 21 (1.37%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.11%) PowerShell
19 16 (1.04%) PHP 7
20 15 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (6.01%) Degree
2 40 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.91%) PhD
6 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.39%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.39%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.09%) QA
2 28 (1.83%) Accessibility
3 10 (0.65%) GDPR
4 8 (0.52%) WCAG
5 7 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.46%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 346 (22.58%) Docker
2 4 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.065%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.065%) KVM
5 1 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.065%) vSphere
5 1 (0.065%) Xen
Systems Management
1 264 (17.23%) Kubernetes
2 54 (3.52%) Terraform
3 13 (0.85%) Ansible
4 9 (0.59%) Puppet
5 6 (0.39%) FlexNet
5 6 (0.39%) Kibana
5 6 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.33%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.065%) logstash
8 1 (0.065%) MIIS
Vendors
1 266 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 76 (4.96%) Oracle
3 47 (3.07%) Google
4 39 (2.55%) Zend
5 25 (1.63%) Xamarin
6 18 (1.17%) Apple
7 17 (1.11%) WooCommerce
8 15 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 13 (0.85%) Adobe
10 11 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 11 (0.72%) SAP
11 8 (0.52%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.46%) Klarna
12 7 (0.46%) PayPal
12 7 (0.46%) WorldPay
13 6 (0.39%) ANSYS
13 6 (0.39%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.39%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.26%) Symantec