Period
to 5 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1,921 646 619
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.64% 7.49% 7.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 7.85% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,673 617 585
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 27,343 8,230 7,482
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.45% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21,702 7,381 6,629
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 5 December 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 5 December 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.

1 766 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 738 (38.42%) JavaScript
3 713 (37.12%) .NET
4 656 (34.15%) C#
5 585 (30.45%) Azure
6 552 (28.74%) React
7 482 (25.09%) AWS
8 475 (24.73%) HTML
9 467 (24.31%) SQL
10 449 (23.37%) Java
11 440 (22.90%) DevOps
12 419 (21.81%) CSS
13 410 (21.34%) Software Engineering
14 395 (20.56%) Microservices
15 364 (18.95%) Docker
16 360 (18.74%) Python
17 349 (18.17%) Git (software)
18 338 (17.60%) Microsoft
19 336 (17.49%) Full Stack Development
20 332 (17.28%) SQL Server
21 326 (16.97%) Finance
22 313 (16.29%) AngularJS
23 302 (15.72%) Social Skills
24 293 (15.25%) TDD
25 292 (15.20%) MVC
26 267 (13.90%) .NET Core
27 254 (13.22%) Mentoring
28 250 (13.01%) Node.js
29 245 (12.75%) REST
30 229 (11.92%) Front End Development

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 68 (3.54%) CMS
2 63 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (2.81%) WordPress
4 49 (2.55%) Apache Solr
5 29 (1.51%) Drupal
6 27 (1.41%) Confluence
7 21 (1.09%) Umbraco
8 19 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 17 (0.88%) Apache Spark
10 16 (0.83%) Kentico
10 16 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
11 15 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (0.73%) Headless CMS
13 13 (0.68%) nginx
14 12 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.57%) EPiServer
15 11 (0.57%) IIS
16 9 (0.47%) Apache
17 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (2.13%) Figma
2 18 (0.94%) Sketch
3 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.21%) InVision
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.052%) UXPin
7 1 (0.052%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 23 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.83%) NetSuite
3 15 (0.78%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 12 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.47%) Shopify
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.10%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.052%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.052%) Relativity
8 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 585 (30.45%) Azure
2 482 (25.09%) AWS
3 150 (7.81%) SaaS
4 121 (6.30%) GCP
5 94 (4.89%) Serverless
6 66 (3.44%) Power Platform
7 62 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
8 58 (3.02%) Amazon S3
9 52 (2.71%) Cloudflare
10 48 (2.50%) GitHub
11 47 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
12 43 (2.24%) CloudFront
13 36 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
14 32 (1.67%) Azure Service Bus
15 29 (1.51%) Azure Functions
16 28 (1.46%) npm
17 27 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
17 27 (1.41%) Azure Logic Apps
18 24 (1.25%) Azure Event Grid
19 21 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.39%) DNS
2 37 (1.93%) AMQP
3 27 (1.41%) Internet
4 13 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.62%) SSL
6 11 (0.57%) Modbus
7 10 (0.52%) HTTP
8 9 (0.47%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (0.21%) Broadband
10 4 (0.21%) MQTT
10 4 (0.21%) RIP
11 3 (0.16%) Firewall
12 2 (0.10%) Network Security
13 1 (0.052%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.052%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.052%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.052%) SMTP
13 1 (0.052%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 146 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
3 144 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 138 (7.18%) MySQL
5 124 (6.45%) Big Data
6 111 (5.78%) Redis
7 93 (4.84%) MongoDB
8 66 (3.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 60 (3.12%) Relational Database
10 59 (3.07%) Power BI
11 57 (2.97%) Amazon Athena
12 48 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
13 40 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
14 39 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 37 (1.93%) OLAP
16 33 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
18 26 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
19 25 (1.30%) Hadoop
19 25 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 349 (18.17%) Git (software)
2 101 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 80 (4.16%) Maven
4 69 (3.59%) Visual Studio
5 68 (3.54%) JIRA
6 67 (3.49%) JUnit
7 47 (2.45%) webpack
8 44 (2.29%) Selenium
9 43 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
10 41 (2.13%) TeamCity
11 35 (1.82%) Bitbucket
12 33 (1.72%) Cypress.io
13 32 (1.67%) CircleCI
14 25 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 24 (1.25%) Mockito
16 21 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (0.88%) GitLab
18 15 (0.78%) Cucumber
18 15 (0.78%) WebStorm
19 12 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 326 (16.97%) Finance
2 302 (15.72%) Social Skills
3 81 (4.22%) Banking
4 80 (4.16%) Retail
5 69 (3.59%) Marketing
6 55 (2.86%) Games
7 53 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (2.34%) Automotive
9 34 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.46%) Front Office
11 23 (1.20%) Public Sector
12 21 (1.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 19 (0.99%) Documentation Skills
13 19 (0.99%) Electronics
14 16 (0.83%) Back Office
14 16 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.78%) Advertising
16 14 (0.73%) Law
17 11 (0.57%) Investment Banking
18 9 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (37.12%) .NET
2 552 (28.74%) React
3 475 (24.73%) HTML
4 419 (21.81%) CSS
5 313 (16.29%) AngularJS
6 267 (13.90%) .NET Core
7 250 (13.01%) Node.js
8 245 (12.75%) REST
9 217 (11.30%) Web Services
10 198 (10.31%) Spring
11 194 (10.10%) ASP.NET
12 173 (9.01%) RESTful
13 168 (8.75%) Django
14 141 (7.34%) HTML5
15 139 (7.24%) .NET Framework
16 137 (7.13%) Vue.js
17 126 (6.56%) Spring Boot
18 125 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
19 124 (6.45%) jQuery
20 101 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 214 (11.14%) Greenfield Project
2 158 (8.22%) Social Media
3 134 (6.98%) User Experience
4 76 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 66 (3.44%) Virtual Team
6 44 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 43 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 37 (1.93%) Video\Live Streaming
10 32 (1.67%) Video on Demand
11 29 (1.51%) Cloud Native
12 27 (1.41%) Fixed Income
13 25 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
14 23 (1.20%) Derivative
15 20 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (0.73%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.73%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.52%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
17 10 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 128 (6.66%) Linux
2 74 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 60 (3.12%) Windows
4 58 (3.02%) Android
5 15 (0.78%) Unix
6 14 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.052%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (22.90%) DevOps
3 410 (21.34%) Software Engineering
4 395 (20.56%) Microservices
5 336 (17.49%) Full Stack Development
6 293 (15.25%) TDD
7 292 (15.20%) MVC
8 254 (13.22%) Mentoring
9 229 (11.92%) Front End Development
10 197 (10.26%) Scrum
11 163 (8.49%) Fintech
12 162 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
13 152 (7.91%) OO
14 140 (7.29%) Test Automation
15 131 (6.82%) Web Development
16 128 (6.66%) Unit Testing
17 127 (6.61%) OOP
18 114 (5.93%) BDD
19 103 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
20 98 (5.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 738 (38.42%) JavaScript
2 656 (34.15%) C#
3 467 (24.31%) SQL
4 449 (23.37%) Java
5 360 (18.74%) Python
6 213 (11.09%) TypeScript
7 189 (9.84%) PHP
8 112 (5.83%) Go
9 67 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 61 (3.18%) Ruby
11 59 (3.07%) Java 8
11 59 (3.07%) Kotlin
12 52 (2.71%) T-SQL
13 45 (2.34%) C++
14 33 (1.72%) C
15 32 (1.67%) ES6
16 28 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 28 (1.46%) R
17 26 (1.35%) Apple Swift
18 22 (1.15%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 106 (5.52%) Degree
2 49 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.31%) PhD
8 4 (0.21%) SANS
9 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.052%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.79%) QA
2 38 (1.98%) Accessibility
3 35 (1.82%) GDPR
4 21 (1.09%) WCAG
5 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.10%) SLA
7 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 364 (18.95%) Docker
2 18 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 224 (11.66%) Kubernetes
2 85 (4.42%) Terraform
3 17 (0.88%) Ansible
4 13 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.31%) MIIS
6 3 (0.16%) Puppet
7 2 (0.10%) Consul
7 2 (0.10%) Kibana
7 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.052%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.052%) Grafana
8 1 (0.052%) logstash
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 338 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 85 (4.42%) Oracle
3 50 (2.60%) Google
4 39 (2.03%) Twitter
4 39 (2.03%) Xamarin
5 28 (1.46%) Apple
6 26 (1.35%) SAP
7 21 (1.09%) Adobe
8 20 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 18 (0.94%) Zend
10 15 (0.78%) MuleSoft
11 9 (0.47%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.42%) Guidewire
12 8 (0.42%) Hyland
12 8 (0.42%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 7 (0.36%) Orchard
14 6 (0.31%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.31%) Facebook
15 4 (0.21%) Instagram