The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 529 527 505
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 114 120 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 105 110 134
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
Senior Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39261 39886 40581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.75% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 33811 33189
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 16 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Ealing - 11 £67,500 -
Wimbledon -2 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Chiswick - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (53.43%) Software Engineering
2 92 (45.10%) C#
3 90 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (43.63%) .NET
5 71 (34.80%) Java
6 68 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 66 (32.35%) Finance
8 63 (30.88%) JavaScript
9 58 (28.43%) SQL
10 56 (27.45%) HTML
11 54 (26.47%) CSS
12 53 (25.98%) TDD
13 44 (21.57%) ASP.NET
14 43 (21.08%) C++
15 40 (19.61%) Spring
16 38 (18.63%) Web Services
16 38 (18.63%) Windows
16 38 (18.63%) OO
16 38 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (17.16%) Hibernate
18 34 (16.67%) MVC
19 30 (14.71%) Unit Testing
20 29 (14.22%) Degree
21 28 (13.73%) Computer Science
22 27 (13.24%) WCF
22 27 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (13.24%) Scrum
22 27 (13.24%) XML
23 26 (12.75%) jQuery
24 25 (12.25%) Microsoft

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (8.33%) Node.js
2 7 (3.43%) CMS
2 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.94%) Drupal
4 5 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.45%) Alfresco
4 5 (2.45%) Apache
4 5 (2.45%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (2.45%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.45%) Mule
5 4 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) Jetty
7 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.49%) Global One
2 1 (0.49%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.49%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (0.49%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.37%) SaaS
2 6 (2.94%) GitHub
3 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.92%) HTTP
1 8 (3.92%) Internet
1 8 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.45%) Network Security
3 3 (1.47%) Broadband
3 3 (1.47%) Skype
3 3 (1.47%) VPN
4 2 (0.98%) SSL
5 1 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (12.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (9.80%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.37%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.39%) MySQL
8 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.45%) Pentaho
11 4 (1.96%) Event Store
11 4 (1.96%) SQLite
12 3 (1.47%) Big Data
12 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.84%) Subversion
2 13 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.39%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.43%) JUnit
4 7 (3.43%) Maven
4 7 (3.43%) Mockito
5 6 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.94%) JIRA
5 6 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.45%) Grunt
6 5 (2.45%) Moq
6 5 (2.45%) Rational Rose
7 4 (1.96%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.96%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.47%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.47%) WiX
9 2 (0.98%) MSTest
9 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 66 (32.35%) Finance
2 23 (11.27%) Back Office
3 10 (4.90%) Banking
3 10 (4.90%) Retail
4 9 (4.41%) Advertising
4 9 (4.41%) Games
4 9 (4.41%) Marketing
5 8 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.96%) Front Office
7 3 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.47%) Automotive
7 3 (1.47%) Legal
7 3 (1.47%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (43.63%) .NET
2 56 (27.45%) HTML
3 54 (26.47%) CSS
4 44 (21.57%) ASP.NET
5 40 (19.61%) Spring
6 38 (18.63%) Web Services
7 35 (17.16%) Hibernate
8 27 (13.24%) WCF
8 27 (13.24%) XML
9 26 (12.75%) jQuery
10 23 (11.27%) AngularJS
11 22 (10.78%) SOAP
12 18 (8.82%) JSON
12 18 (8.82%) RESTful
13 17 (8.33%) HTML5
13 17 (8.33%) J2EE
14 16 (7.84%) REST
15 14 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (6.86%) CSS3
15 14 (6.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.27%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.37%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.90%) Mathematics
6 9 (4.41%) Physics
6 9 (4.41%) User Experience
7 8 (3.92%) Visualisation
8 7 (3.43%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.45%) GPGPU
10 4 (1.96%) BYOD
10 4 (1.96%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.96%) Fintech
10 4 (1.96%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.47%) Derivative
12 2 (0.98%) Blog
12 2 (0.98%) Clustering
12 2 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.63%) Windows
2 23 (11.27%) Android
3 19 (9.31%) Apple iOS
3 19 (9.31%) Linux
4 12 (5.88%) Unix
5 11 (5.39%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.45%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.49%) CentOS
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (53.43%) Software Engineering
2 90 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (25.98%) TDD
4 38 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (18.63%) OO
5 34 (16.67%) MVC
6 30 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 27 (13.24%) Scrum
8 24 (11.76%) BDD
9 22 (10.78%) Business Development
9 22 (10.78%) Multithreading
10 19 (9.31%) iOS Development
11 17 (8.33%) Mobile Development
12 16 (7.84%) Kanban
13 15 (7.35%) High Availability
14 13 (6.37%) OOP
15 12 (5.88%) Android Development
15 12 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 12 (5.88%) Mentoring
16 11 (5.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 92 (45.10%) C#
2 71 (34.80%) Java
3 63 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 58 (28.43%) SQL
5 43 (21.08%) C++
6 16 (7.84%) Objective-C
7 13 (6.37%) PHP
7 13 (6.37%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.92%) Ruby
8 8 (3.92%) Scala
9 6 (2.94%) C
10 5 (2.45%) F#
10 5 (2.45%) Python
11 3 (1.47%) VBScript
11 3 (1.47%) XMLA
12 2 (0.98%) Perl
12 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.49%) Go
13 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (14.22%) Degree
2 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) PhD
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.27%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.98%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (1.96%) SCCM
1 4 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (1.96%) WMI
2 2 (0.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.82%) Oracle
3 10 (4.90%) Google
4 5 (2.45%) Adobe
5 4 (1.96%) Apple
6 3 (1.47%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.98%) Telerik
7 2 (0.98%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.49%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.49%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) Intel
8 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Sencha
8 1 (0.49%) SunGard
8 1 (0.49%) Sybase
8 1 (0.49%) Tableau
8 1 (0.49%) WorldPay
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