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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 300 292 326
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 16 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 21
Average salary £63,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
10586 11026 12043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 93.10% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8925 9669 11044
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 11 (40.74%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) MVC
6 10 (37.04%) BDD
7 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (33.33%) Scrum
8 8 (29.63%) C++
8 8 (29.63%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) CSS
8 8 (29.63%) OO
8 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 6 (22.22%) WCF
11 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (18.52%) PhD
11 5 (18.52%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (18.52%) Java SE
11 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
11 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 5 (18.52%) jQuery
11 5 (18.52%) Open Source
11 5 (18.52%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (18.52%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) Redis
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) NUnit
4 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.70%) Capybara
5 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.70%) Psake
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.70%) Log4Net
5 1 (3.70%) WATIR
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (22.22%) WCF
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) Java SE
5 4 (14.81%) MSMQ
5 4 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (14.81%) LINQ
6 3 (11.11%) Sensu
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) D3.js
6 3 (11.11%) JRuby
6 3 (11.11%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) BDD
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) OO
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) UML
7 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) RUP
8 2 (7.41%) CRM
8 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.70%) DevOps
9 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) C++
5 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby
7 3 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (11.11%) PHP
8 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) PhD
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO