The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 42 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 533 615 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.12% 4.97% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 5.37% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 487 527 646
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Senior Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the City of London region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 457 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (39.36%) Java
3 313 (30.13%) JavaScript
3 313 (30.13%) SQL
4 308 (29.64%) Finance
5 304 (29.26%) C#
6 294 (28.30%) TDD
7 287 (27.62%) .NET
8 245 (23.58%) HTML
9 240 (23.10%) SQL Server
10 215 (20.69%) CSS
10 215 (20.69%) MVC
11 181 (17.42%) jQuery
12 166 (15.98%) Scrum
13 162 (15.59%) OO
14 153 (14.73%) Multithreading
15 141 (13.57%) Spring
16 132 (12.70%) Web Services
17 130 (12.51%) E-Commerce
18 125 (12.03%) ASP.NET
19 122 (11.74%) Software Engineering
20 118 (11.36%) Linux
21 117 (11.26%) Git (software)
22 115 (11.07%) Degree
22 115 (11.07%) MySQL
23 114 (10.97%) HTML5
24 113 (10.88%) BDD
25 110 (10.59%) Python
26 109 (10.49%) Banking
26 109 (10.49%) WCF

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 69 (6.64%) Apache Solr
2 68 (6.54%) Apache
3 59 (5.68%) Node.js
4 58 (5.58%) Tomcat
5 53 (5.10%) SharePoint
6 39 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (2.98%) WebLogic
8 29 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 27 (2.60%) CMS
10 25 (2.41%) GlassFish
11 23 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (1.73%) Jetty
12 18 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (1.54%) JBoss
14 15 (1.44%) Drupal
14 15 (1.44%) MQSeries
15 13 (1.25%) IIS
15 13 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (1.15%) Umbraco
17 11 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.96%) PowerPivot
3 5 (0.48%) MS Office
4 4 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.096%) Maya
6 1 (0.096%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.67%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.29%) Magento
5 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.19%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.19%) PORTIA
6 1 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.096%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.096%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.54%) SaaS
5 15 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.48%) Trello
8 4 (0.38%) Force.com
8 4 (0.38%) GitHub
8 4 (0.38%) IaaS
9 2 (0.19%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.096%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.096%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.12%) HTTP
2 19 (1.83%) Internet
3 13 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.87%) Firewall
5 5 (0.48%) DNS
5 5 (0.48%) Broadband
6 2 (0.19%) Intranet
6 2 (0.19%) Skype
6 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.096%) AMQP
7 1 (0.096%) Multicast
7 1 (0.096%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.096%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 115 (11.07%) MySQL
3 83 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (7.03%) Big Data
5 61 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (5.58%) NoSQL
7 54 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 46 (4.43%) Relational Database
9 42 (4.04%) MongoDB
9 42 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (3.75%) Hadoop
11 30 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (2.60%) OLAP
13 26 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (2.50%) Redis
14 23 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.92%) Xcelsius
15 20 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (1.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 117 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 77 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 63 (6.06%) Maven
4 62 (5.97%) JUnit
5 52 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 47 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (3.18%) NUnit
8 28 (2.69%) Subversion
9 25 (2.41%) Moq
10 24 (2.31%) Mockito
11 23 (2.21%) Ant
12 22 (2.12%) Selenium
13 21 (2.02%) Eclipse
14 17 (1.64%) JIRA
15 15 (1.44%) TeamCity
15 15 (1.44%) PHPUnit
16 14 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
17 13 (1.25%) RSpec
17 13 (1.25%) Cucumber
18 12 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 308 (29.64%) Finance
2 109 (10.49%) Banking
3 85 (8.18%) Front Office
4 57 (5.49%) Retail
5 53 (5.10%) Telecoms
6 50 (4.81%) Marketing
7 43 (4.14%) Investment Banking
8 37 (3.56%) Games
9 23 (2.21%) Advertising
10 13 (1.25%) Back Office
11 12 (1.15%) Publishing
12 10 (0.96%) Legal
13 7 (0.67%) Law
14 6 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.48%) International Banking
16 4 (0.38%) Electronics
17 3 (0.29%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (27.62%) .NET
2 245 (23.58%) HTML
3 215 (20.69%) CSS
4 181 (17.42%) jQuery
5 141 (13.57%) Spring
6 132 (12.70%) Web Services
7 125 (12.03%) ASP.NET
8 114 (10.97%) HTML5
9 109 (10.49%) WCF
10 108 (10.39%) XML
11 95 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 91 (8.76%) AngularJS
13 83 (7.99%) J2EE
13 83 (7.99%) Hibernate
14 82 (7.89%) REST
15 73 (7.03%) CSS3
15 73 (7.03%) .NET Framework
16 70 (6.74%) JSON
17 67 (6.45%) WPF
18 56 (5.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 62 (5.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 48 (4.62%) User Experience
4 45 (4.33%) Equities
5 39 (3.75%) Derivative
5 39 (3.75%) Algorithms
6 38 (3.66%) Data Structures
7 33 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (2.79%) Mathematics
9 28 (2.69%) Hedge funds
10 23 (2.21%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.25%) Xbox
13 12 (1.15%) Statistics
14 10 (0.96%) iPhone
15 9 (0.87%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.77%) BBC
16 8 (0.77%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 118 (11.36%) Linux
2 80 (7.70%) Windows
3 65 (6.26%) UNIX
4 58 (5.58%) Apple iOS
5 47 (4.52%) Android
6 8 (0.77%) Windows Phone
6 8 (0.77%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.38%) Solaris
8 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.29%) openSUSE
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.096%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (28.30%) TDD
3 215 (20.69%) MVC
4 166 (15.98%) Scrum
5 162 (15.59%) OO
6 153 (14.73%) Multithreading
7 130 (12.51%) E-Commerce
8 122 (11.74%) Software Engineering
9 113 (10.88%) BDD
10 96 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
11 95 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (7.51%) Web Development
13 73 (7.03%) Unit Testing
14 67 (6.45%) Mentoring
15 63 (6.06%) SDLC
16 56 (5.39%) SOA
17 55 (5.29%) Low Latency
18 53 (5.10%) OOD
19 47 (4.52%) iOS Development
20 45 (4.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 409 (39.36%) Java
2 313 (30.13%) JavaScript
2 313 (30.13%) SQL
3 304 (29.26%) C#
4 110 (10.59%) Python
5 88 (8.47%) C++
6 80 (7.70%) PHP
7 72 (6.93%) Scala
8 65 (6.26%) Ruby
8 65 (6.26%) T-SQL
9 43 (4.14%) C
10 34 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.02%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.64%) Apple Swift
13 16 (1.54%) XPath
13 16 (1.54%) PHP5
14 15 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.06%) Groovy
15 11 (1.06%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 115 (11.07%) Degree
2 17 (1.64%) PhD
3 15 (1.44%) OCP
3 15 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.29%) PMP
5 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.096%) MCTS
6 1 (0.096%) MCITP
6 1 (0.096%) MCSD
6 1 (0.096%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.56%) QA
2 5 (0.48%) SLA
3 4 (0.38%) WCAG
4 1 (0.096%) COBIT
4 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (1.15%) Docker
2 8 (0.77%) Varnish
3 5 (0.48%) LXC
4 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.096%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.096%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (2.89%) Puppet
2 20 (1.92%) StatsD
2 20 (1.92%) logstash
2 20 (1.92%) Kibana
3 14 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.87%) Nagios
5 6 (0.58%) Salt
6 5 (0.48%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.38%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.29%) TeamSite
8 3 (0.29%) Ansible
9 1 (0.096%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (8.85%) Oracle
2 71 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.75%) hybris
4 34 (3.27%) TIBCO
5 23 (2.21%) Google
5 23 (2.21%) Apple
5 23 (2.21%) New Relic
6 17 (1.64%) Demandware
6 17 (1.64%) Intershop
6 17 (1.64%) ATG
7 16 (1.54%) Endeca
7 16 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.25%) SAP
9 12 (1.15%) Sybase
10 11 (1.06%) Zend
10 11 (1.06%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.96%) Twitter
11 10 (0.96%) IBM
12 9 (0.87%) Cognos
13 8 (0.77%) Facebook
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80 - £100 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Month Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + 20% Bonus & Excellent Benefits Pac
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago