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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 531 485 555
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 103 121 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 94
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 -18 17 £63,000 +20.00% 1
Docklands, London - 6 £60,000 -
Croydon -3 3 £55,000 -
Teddington - 2 £55,000 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £77,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £77,500 -
Clapham - 1 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 125 (58.96%) C#
1 125 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 90 (42.45%) .NET
4 76 (35.85%) Java
4 76 (35.85%) SQL Server
4 76 (35.85%) TDD
5 71 (33.49%) Software Engineering
6 70 (33.02%) SQL
7 66 (31.13%) ASP.NET
8 64 (30.19%) Finance
9 59 (27.83%) OO
10 58 (27.36%) MVC
11 55 (25.94%) Scrum
12 47 (22.17%) HTML
13 45 (21.23%) Microsoft
14 44 (20.75%) WCF
15 41 (19.34%) BDD
16 39 (18.40%) Computer Science
17 36 (16.98%) jQuery
17 36 (16.98%) C++
18 35 (16.51%) .NET Framework
19 34 (16.04%) Unit Testing
20 32 (15.09%) Linux
21 31 (14.62%) PHP
21 31 (14.62%) Degree
21 31 (14.62%) Subversion
21 31 (14.62%) Open Source
22 30 (14.15%) NHibernate
23 29 (13.68%) CSS

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (12.26%) Node.js
2 25 (11.79%) Apache Solr
3 17 (8.02%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.13%) IIS
5 11 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.72%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.83%) Apache
8 5 (2.36%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.36%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.42%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.94%) CMS
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.47%) Liferay
12 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.55%) GitHub
2 13 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.13%) SaaS
3 5 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.72%) Internet
2 6 (2.83%) HTTP
2 6 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.36%) SSH
4 3 (1.42%) Intranet
5 2 (0.94%) Extranet
6 1 (0.47%) GSM
6 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.96%) MySQL
3 18 (8.49%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.55%) Big Data
5 15 (7.08%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.13%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.66%) Oracle Database
8 11 (5.19%) Redis
9 10 (4.72%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.42%) OLTP
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (14.62%) Subversion
2 24 (11.32%) NUnit
3 22 (10.38%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.49%) SpecFlow
4 18 (8.49%) Selenium
5 17 (8.02%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.60%) Jenkins
6 14 (6.60%) Visual Studio
7 12 (5.66%) Hudson
8 11 (5.19%) JUnit
8 11 (5.19%) Maven
9 6 (2.83%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (2.36%) WATIR
11 4 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.89%) JIRA
11 4 (1.89%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.89%) NDepend
11 4 (1.89%) RSpec
12 3 (1.42%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.94%) MSBuild
General
1 64 (30.19%) Finance
2 12 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.30%) Banking
4 5 (2.36%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.36%) Marketing
5 4 (1.89%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.89%) Retail
5 4 (1.89%) Publishing
6 3 (1.42%) Games
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (42.45%) .NET
2 66 (31.13%) ASP.NET
3 47 (22.17%) HTML
4 44 (20.75%) WCF
5 36 (16.98%) jQuery
6 35 (16.51%) .NET Framework
7 30 (14.15%) NHibernate
8 29 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (13.68%) CSS
9 23 (10.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (9.43%) Web Services
10 20 (9.43%) Middleware
11 19 (8.96%) Spring
11 19 (8.96%) Backbone.js
11 19 (8.96%) AngularJS
11 19 (8.96%) HTML5
11 19 (8.96%) REST
12 17 (8.02%) LINQ
13 15 (7.08%) Hibernate
14 14 (6.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.40%) Computer Science
2 31 (14.62%) Open Source
3 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.72%) Device Driver
5 8 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.30%) User Experience
7 6 (2.83%) E-Learning
8 5 (2.36%) Streaming Media
8 5 (2.36%) Clustering
8 5 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.36%) Video on Demand
8 5 (2.36%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.89%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.89%) Blog
9 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.42%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.09%) Linux
2 20 (9.43%) Windows
3 13 (6.13%) UNIX
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.85%) TDD
3 71 (33.49%) Software Engineering
4 59 (27.83%) OO
5 58 (27.36%) MVC
6 55 (25.94%) Scrum
7 41 (19.34%) BDD
8 34 (16.04%) Unit Testing
9 27 (12.74%) Multithreading
10 24 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (10.38%) Mentoring
11 22 (10.38%) Pair Programming
11 22 (10.38%) UML
12 21 (9.91%) Web Development
13 14 (6.60%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (6.13%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.13%) OOP
14 13 (6.13%) Automated Testing
15 11 (5.19%) Test Scripting
15 11 (5.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 125 (58.96%) C#
2 92 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 76 (35.85%) Java
4 70 (33.02%) SQL
5 36 (16.98%) C++
6 31 (14.62%) PHP
7 27 (12.74%) Python
8 26 (12.26%) Ruby
9 15 (7.08%) C
10 13 (6.13%) T-SQL
11 12 (5.66%) VB
12 11 (5.19%) VB.NET
13 10 (4.72%) Embedded C
13 10 (4.72%) Embedded C++
13 10 (4.72%) TypeScript
14 7 (3.30%) Perl
15 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.42%) PHP5
16 2 (0.94%) Scala
16 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (14.62%) Degree
2 8 (3.77%) PhD
2 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (5.19%) logstash
2 10 (4.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 45 (21.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.26%) Oracle
3 15 (7.08%) JBoss
4 10 (4.72%) Sybase
4 10 (4.72%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.25%) Google
6 6 (2.83%) Zend
7 4 (1.89%) Twitter
7 4 (1.89%) Sony
7 4 (1.89%) Toshiba
7 4 (1.89%) HP
8 2 (0.94%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) Siebel
9 1 (0.47%) IBM
9 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.47%) SAP
9 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.47%) GigaSpaces
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Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Salary: 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago