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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 239 299 290
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 17 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 23
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
6294 9752 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 8452 8446
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 (76.19%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Silverlight
6 8 (38.10%) Subversion
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) WCF
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) TDD
10 4 (19.05%) Retail
10 4 (19.05%) Release Management
10 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
10 4 (19.05%) Java
10 4 (19.05%) C++
10 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (19.05%) Advertising
10 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
10 4 (19.05%) HTML5
10 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
10 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (19.05%) Mobile Development
11 3 (14.29%) SOLID

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LatentZero
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
1 1 (4.76%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQLite
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (19.05%) Advertising
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) Silverlight
4 6 (28.57%) WCF
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
8 1 (4.76%) J2EE
8 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
4 4 (19.05%) Mobile Development
4 4 (19.05%) Release Management
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) SOLID
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Fidessa
2 1 (4.76%) Intel
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) WorldPay
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Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, insurance
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