The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 299 307 284
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 21 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 36
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software 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
10293 11302 11278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.82% 93.01% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8961 9714 10287
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Software 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 Software Developer across the City of London region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) C#
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) .NET
3 17 (44.74%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) Finance
4 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
5 13 (34.21%) C++
5 13 (34.21%) MVC
6 12 (31.58%) HTML
6 12 (31.58%) CSS
7 11 (28.95%) TDD
8 10 (26.32%) WCF
9 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
9 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
10 8 (21.05%) OO
10 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 7 (18.42%) C
11 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
11 7 (18.42%) Scrum
11 7 (18.42%) jQuery
11 7 (18.42%) BDD
11 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (18.42%) logstash
12 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (15.79%) LINQ
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
12 6 (15.79%) TIBCO

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) MQSeries
3 4 (10.53%) GlassFish
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.89%) Node.js
4 3 (7.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.26%) JBoss
6 1 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.63%) WordPress
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Redis
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Log4Net
3 2 (5.26%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.63%) Capybara
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.63%) Psake
4 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.63%) WATIR
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
3 10 (26.32%) WCF
4 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 7 (18.42%) jQuery
7 6 (15.79%) LINQ
7 6 (15.79%) XML
7 6 (15.79%) Middleware
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (13.16%) JSON
8 5 (13.16%) J2EE
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (10.53%) Grails
9 4 (10.53%) WPF
9 4 (10.53%) Spring
9 4 (10.53%) Java EE
9 4 (10.53%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.53%) Open Source
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) UNIX
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) MVC
3 11 (28.95%) TDD
4 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.05%) OO
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) UML
8 3 (7.89%) Web Development
8 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.89%) Analytics
9 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
9 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) C++
5 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.42%) C
6 4 (10.53%) Groovy
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PhD
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) logstash
2 4 (10.53%) Kibana
2 4 (10.53%) StatsD
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) TIBCO
2 4 (10.53%) New Relic
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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