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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 315 268 317
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 17 52 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.43% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.47% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 18
Average salary £63,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 16 (57.14%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 12 (42.86%) TDD
5 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (39.29%) BDD
6 10 (35.71%) .NET
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (35.71%) MVC
6 10 (35.71%) Scrum
7 9 (32.14%) OO
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
8 8 (28.57%) C++
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 6 (21.43%) WCF
10 6 (21.43%) Open Source
11 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
11 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.86%) MSMQ
11 5 (17.86%) PhD
11 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
11 5 (17.86%) Java SE
11 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
11 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
11 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
11 5 (17.86%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) Redis
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) NUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.57%) Capybara
5 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.57%) Psake
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) WATIR
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) WCF
4 5 (17.86%) Java SE
4 5 (17.86%) MSMQ
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (10.71%) REST
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) D3.js
6 3 (10.71%) JRuby
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) LINQ
6 3 (10.71%) NHibernate
6 3 (10.71%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 11 (39.29%) BDD
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) OO
4 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.29%) UML
6 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) RUP
8 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) DevOps
9 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (28.57%) C++
6 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.29%) Ruby
8 3 (10.71%) Python
8 3 (10.71%) PHP
9 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) PhD
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
2 2 (7.14%) Sybase
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss