The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 313 285 317
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 19 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 19
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11650 10951 13021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.34% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9795 9599 11782
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Software Developer
London

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 (55.56%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) C#
5 12 (33.33%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) TDD
6 9 (25.00%) Ajax
6 9 (25.00%) CSS
7 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 8 (22.22%) BDD
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (19.44%) OO
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
9 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 6 (16.67%) Windows
9 6 (16.67%) PHP
9 6 (16.67%) jQuery
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) Subversion
10 5 (13.89%) Spring
10 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
10 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.89%) HTML5
11 4 (11.11%) Smart GWT
11 4 (11.11%) Degree
11 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 4 (11.11%) QA
11 4 (11.11%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 3 (8.33%) WordPress
2 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) NUnit
3 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.56%) Sublime Text
3 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Advertising
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) CSS
2 9 (25.00%) Ajax
3 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 6 (16.67%) jQuery
6 5 (13.89%) HTML5
6 5 (13.89%) Spring
7 4 (11.11%) XHTML
7 4 (11.11%) WCF
7 4 (11.11%) Smart GWT
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.33%) LAMP
8 3 (8.33%) GWT
8 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (8.33%) REST
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Derivative
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) BDD
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (19.44%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
6 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.33%) Android Development
7 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 2 (5.56%) Workflow
8 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.56%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) C#
4 6 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 4 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) Haskell
6 3 (8.33%) Erlang
6 3 (8.33%) F#
6 3 (8.33%) Scala
6 3 (8.33%) Clojure
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) PhD
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe
2 2 (5.56%) Telerik
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft