The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 560 504 559
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 100 112 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88 101 73
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46874 43055 52359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.92% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38720 36351 45400
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the London region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in London

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in London

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 18 £60,000 +14.28%
Croydon - 11 £47,500 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £52,500 -
Ealing +4 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £75,000 -
Enfield - 1 £50,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 77 (44.25%) .NET
2 75 (43.10%) C#
3 60 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 59 (33.91%) Java
5 58 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (32.18%) ASP.NET
7 53 (30.46%) SQL Server
8 50 (28.74%) JavaScript
9 48 (27.59%) Degree
10 46 (26.44%) SQL
11 45 (25.86%) HTML
12 42 (24.14%) MVC
13 39 (22.41%) Finance
13 39 (22.41%) OO
14 38 (21.84%) C++
14 38 (21.84%) Web Services
14 38 (21.84%) Microsoft
14 38 (21.84%) WCF
15 37 (21.26%) Computer Science
15 37 (21.26%) TDD
16 34 (19.54%) CSS
17 32 (18.39%) jQuery
18 31 (17.82%) Scrum
19 29 (16.67%) XML
20 26 (14.94%) MS Excel
21 25 (14.37%) PHP
21 25 (14.37%) .NET Framework
21 25 (14.37%) BDD
22 23 (13.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 23 (13.22%) Python

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 10 (5.75%) Apache Solr
2 8 (4.60%) IIS
2 8 (4.60%) Apache
3 7 (4.02%) MTS
3 7 (4.02%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.87%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.72%) SugarCRM
5 3 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.72%) WordPress
5 3 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Node.js
7 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 26 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.57%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Route 53
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.72%) SMS
3 2 (1.15%) HTTP
3 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.15%) SSH
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (30.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.20%) MySQL
3 11 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.17%) Big Data
6 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.02%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.87%) MarkLogic
9 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.57%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.57%) Redis
12 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) Subversion
2 10 (5.75%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.17%) NUnit
4 8 (4.60%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.87%) JIRA
6 3 (1.72%) GCC
7 2 (1.15%) Sublime Text
7 2 (1.15%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.15%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.57%) Selenium
8 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.57%) MSTest
8 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 39 (22.41%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Multimedia
3 8 (4.60%) Advertising
3 8 (4.60%) Banking
3 8 (4.60%) Retail
3 8 (4.60%) Back Office
4 5 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (44.25%) .NET
2 56 (32.18%) ASP.NET
3 45 (25.86%) HTML
4 38 (21.84%) Web Services
4 38 (21.84%) WCF
5 34 (19.54%) CSS
6 32 (18.39%) jQuery
7 29 (16.67%) XML
8 25 (14.37%) .NET Framework
9 23 (13.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (8.62%) NHibernate
12 14 (8.05%) Spring
12 14 (8.05%) Classic ASP
13 13 (7.47%) WF
14 12 (6.90%) HTML5
14 12 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (6.32%) Ajax
16 10 (5.75%) Middleware
16 10 (5.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.26%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.90%) Hedge funds
3 9 (5.17%) Video on Demand
4 8 (4.60%) Grid Computing
4 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.45%) MPEG
5 6 (3.45%) Open Source
6 5 (2.87%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.30%) New Media
8 3 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.15%) Streaming Media
9 2 (1.15%) Derivative
9 2 (1.15%) Clustering
9 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.57%) Equities
10 1 (0.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.07%) Windows
2 15 (8.62%) UNIX
3 14 (8.05%) Linux
4 10 (5.75%) Android
4 10 (5.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 58 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.14%) MVC
4 39 (22.41%) OO
5 37 (21.26%) TDD
6 31 (17.82%) Scrum
7 25 (14.37%) BDD
8 19 (10.92%) Multithreading
9 18 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 16 (9.20%) Unit Testing
11 13 (7.47%) OOD
12 10 (5.75%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.75%) Workflow
13 9 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.60%) Low Latency
14 8 (4.60%) Pair Programming
14 8 (4.60%) OOP
14 8 (4.60%) CRM
15 7 (4.02%) UML
15 7 (4.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (43.10%) C#
2 59 (33.91%) Java
3 50 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 46 (26.44%) SQL
5 38 (21.84%) C++
6 25 (14.37%) PHP
7 23 (13.22%) Python
8 19 (10.92%) T-SQL
9 15 (8.62%) VB.NET
10 13 (7.47%) VBScript
11 10 (5.75%) XPath
11 10 (5.75%) C
12 6 (3.45%) Ruby
13 5 (2.87%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.87%) XQuery
13 5 (2.87%) Perl
14 4 (2.30%) PHP5
15 3 (1.72%) Haskell
15 3 (1.72%) Erlang
15 3 (1.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 48 (27.59%) Degree
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.60%) PhD
4 5 (2.87%) HND
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
5 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) vSphere
Vendors
1 38 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.34%) Oracle
3 8 (4.60%) JBoss
3 8 (4.60%) Zend
4 7 (4.02%) TIBCO
5 6 (3.45%) Sybase
6 3 (1.72%) Google
7 2 (1.15%) VMware
7 2 (1.15%) Telerik
7 2 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) Informatica
8 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
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