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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 49 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 472 576 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.88% 4.91% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 5.30% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 408 510 668
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 444 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (40.28%) Java
3 335 (33.40%) Finance
4 325 (32.40%) SQL
5 322 (32.10%) JavaScript
6 280 (27.92%) TDD
7 271 (27.02%) C#
8 259 (25.82%) HTML
9 248 (24.73%) .NET
10 230 (22.93%) CSS
11 225 (22.43%) SQL Server
12 178 (17.75%) MVC
13 173 (17.25%) jQuery
14 154 (15.35%) Multithreading
14 154 (15.35%) Scrum
14 154 (15.35%) OO
15 145 (14.46%) Web Services
16 136 (13.56%) Software Engineering
17 133 (13.26%) Spring
18 130 (12.96%) Degree
18 130 (12.96%) E-Commerce
19 128 (12.76%) Linux
20 122 (12.16%) Banking
21 119 (11.86%) Git (software)
22 117 (11.67%) HTML5
23 110 (10.97%) Python
24 108 (10.77%) ASP.NET
25 106 (10.57%) MySQL
26 105 (10.47%) Oracle
26 105 (10.47%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (6.18%) Node.js
2 59 (5.88%) Apache
3 57 (5.68%) Apache Solr
4 49 (4.89%) Tomcat
5 47 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 32 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (2.89%) WebLogic
8 27 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (2.09%) GlassFish
9 21 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (1.79%) CMS
11 17 (1.69%) MQSeries
12 16 (1.60%) IIS
12 16 (1.60%) JBoss
13 15 (1.50%) Jetty
14 14 (1.40%) Drupal
15 13 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (1.20%) WebSphere
17 11 (1.10%) Apache Spark
18 9 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.80%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.30%) MS Office
4 2 (0.20%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.100%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.30%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.20%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.20%) PORTIA
7 1 (0.100%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.100%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.100%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.19%) SaaS
3 21 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.60%) GitHub
6 6 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.50%) Trello
8 4 (0.40%) IaaS
9 2 (0.20%) Force.com
9 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.100%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.100%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.100%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.29%) HTTP
2 20 (1.99%) Internet
3 16 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.00%) Firewall
5 5 (0.50%) DNS
5 5 (0.50%) Broadband
6 3 (0.30%) WAN
7 2 (0.20%) LAN
7 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.20%) Intranet
8 1 (0.100%) Multicast
8 1 (0.100%) Skype
8 1 (0.100%) SMTP
8 1 (0.100%) FTP
8 1 (0.100%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 106 (10.57%) MySQL
3 80 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (6.68%) Big Data
5 61 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (5.58%) NoSQL
8 46 (4.59%) Relational Database
9 43 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (3.49%) Hadoop
12 29 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
13 28 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (2.79%) MongoDB
14 27 (2.69%) Redis
15 25 (2.49%) OLAP
16 21 (2.09%) RDBMS
17 20 (1.99%) Xcelsius
18 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (1.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 119 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 71 (7.08%) Jenkins
3 55 (5.48%) JUnit
4 53 (5.28%) Maven
5 42 (4.19%) Visual Studio
6 38 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (3.39%) NUnit
8 26 (2.59%) JIRA
9 25 (2.49%) Subversion
9 25 (2.49%) Moq
10 23 (2.29%) Selenium
11 21 (2.09%) Mockito
12 19 (1.89%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.79%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.50%) Gradle
15 14 (1.40%) RSpec
15 14 (1.40%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
16 13 (1.30%) Ant
17 12 (1.20%) Grunt
General
1 335 (33.40%) Finance
2 122 (12.16%) Banking
3 86 (8.57%) Front Office
4 61 (6.08%) Retail
5 48 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 45 (4.49%) Marketing
7 39 (3.89%) Investment Banking
8 33 (3.29%) Games
9 20 (1.99%) Advertising
10 14 (1.40%) Back Office
11 10 (1.00%) International Banking
12 9 (0.90%) Legal
12 9 (0.90%) Publishing
13 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.60%) Law
14 5 (0.50%) Electronics
14 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.50%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (25.82%) HTML
2 248 (24.73%) .NET
3 230 (22.93%) CSS
4 173 (17.25%) jQuery
5 145 (14.46%) Web Services
6 133 (13.26%) Spring
7 117 (11.67%) HTML5
8 108 (10.77%) ASP.NET
9 105 (10.47%) XML
10 97 (9.67%) WCF
11 88 (8.77%) AngularJS
12 86 (8.57%) REST
13 82 (8.18%) Hibernate
14 77 (7.68%) J2EE
14 77 (7.68%) CSS3
15 74 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 65 (6.48%) JSON
17 59 (5.88%) WPF
17 59 (5.88%) .NET Framework
17 59 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.67%) Computer Science
2 66 (6.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (5.18%) User Experience
4 50 (4.99%) Mobile App
5 47 (4.69%) Algorithms
6 43 (4.29%) Equities
7 41 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (3.99%) Data Structures
9 37 (3.69%) Derivative
10 31 (3.09%) Mathematics
10 31 (3.09%) Hedge funds
11 24 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (2.09%) Fixed Income
13 15 (1.50%) Xbox
14 14 (1.40%) Statistics
15 12 (1.20%) Semantic Web
16 11 (1.10%) iPhone
17 10 (1.00%) iPad
17 10 (1.00%) Data Extraction
17 10 (1.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 128 (12.76%) Linux
2 82 (8.18%) Windows
3 75 (7.48%) UNIX
4 65 (6.48%) Apple iOS
5 47 (4.69%) Android
6 8 (0.80%) CoreOS
7 7 (0.70%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.40%) Solaris
10 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.30%) openSUSE
11 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (27.92%) TDD
3 178 (17.75%) MVC
4 154 (15.35%) OO
4 154 (15.35%) Scrum
4 154 (15.35%) Multithreading
5 136 (13.56%) Software Engineering
6 130 (12.96%) E-Commerce
7 104 (10.37%) BDD
8 101 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
10 73 (7.28%) Web Development
11 67 (6.68%) Unit Testing
12 58 (5.78%) SDLC
13 57 (5.68%) Low Latency
13 57 (5.68%) Mentoring
14 52 (5.18%) iOS Development
15 51 (5.08%) OOD
16 45 (4.49%) Asset Management
17 43 (4.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 404 (40.28%) Java
2 325 (32.40%) SQL
3 322 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 271 (27.02%) C#
5 110 (10.97%) Python
6 97 (9.67%) C++
7 74 (7.38%) PHP
8 66 (6.58%) Scala
9 63 (6.28%) Ruby
10 60 (5.98%) T-SQL
11 47 (4.69%) C
12 38 (3.79%) PL/SQL
13 26 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 23 (2.29%) Objective-C
15 21 (2.09%) Apple Swift
16 15 (1.50%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.30%) PHP5
17 13 (1.30%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.20%) Groovy
18 12 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 130 (12.96%) Degree
2 21 (2.09%) PhD
3 17 (1.69%) OCP
3 17 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.30%) PMP
5 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.100%) MCTS
6 1 (0.100%) MCITP
6 1 (0.100%) MCSD
6 1 (0.100%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.59%) QA
2 6 (0.60%) SLA
3 5 (0.50%) WCAG
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.100%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (1.60%) Docker
2 8 (0.80%) Varnish
3 5 (0.50%) LXC
4 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.100%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.100%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (3.09%) Puppet
2 18 (1.79%) logstash
2 18 (1.79%) Kibana
3 17 (1.69%) StatsD
4 15 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.90%) Nagios
6 7 (0.70%) Salt
7 6 (0.60%) TeamSite
8 4 (0.40%) Ansible
8 4 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.40%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.100%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (10.47%) Oracle
2 55 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.19%) TIBCO
4 30 (2.99%) hybris
5 26 (2.59%) Apple
6 23 (2.29%) Google
7 18 (1.79%) New Relic
8 14 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.40%) IBM
9 12 (1.20%) Sybase
9 12 (1.20%) SAP
10 10 (1.00%) Cognos
10 10 (1.00%) Zend
10 10 (1.00%) ATG
10 10 (1.00%) Intershop
10 10 (1.00%) Demandware
10 10 (1.00%) Twitter
11 9 (0.90%) Endeca
12 8 (0.80%) Facebook
12 8 (0.80%) Xamarin
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