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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 532 551 499
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 102 113 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 75 104 108
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £47,500 £47,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
40569 45917 40808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.47% 93.82% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34311 38472 34322
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 +51 13 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Ealing -9 6 - -
West Drayton - 5 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £70,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 105 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (53.23%) C#
3 88 (47.31%) Java
4 84 (45.16%) TDD
5 76 (40.86%) .NET
5 76 (40.86%) OO
6 73 (39.25%) Degree
7 65 (34.95%) JavaScript
8 63 (33.87%) C++
9 57 (30.65%) ASP.NET
10 54 (29.03%) SQL
10 54 (29.03%) MVC
11 52 (27.96%) SQL Server
12 46 (24.73%) Computer Science
13 38 (20.43%) XML
14 37 (19.89%) Spring
14 37 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (18.82%) Scrum
16 34 (18.28%) Software Engineering
17 32 (17.20%) Finance
17 32 (17.20%) Algorithms
18 30 (16.13%) NoSQL
18 30 (16.13%) Linux
19 29 (15.59%) HTML
19 29 (15.59%) jQuery
20 26 (13.98%) QA
20 26 (13.98%) OOP
20 26 (13.98%) Redis
20 26 (13.98%) Mentoring
21 24 (12.90%) Hibernate

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.69%) CMS
2 5 (2.69%) Apache
2 5 (2.69%) Node.js
2 5 (2.69%) Tornado
3 4 (2.15%) nginx
3 4 (2.15%) IIS
4 3 (1.61%) JBoss
5 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.08%) Mule
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.54%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) SSL
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) LDAP
3 1 (0.54%) Network Security
3 1 (0.54%) AMQP
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 26 (13.98%) Redis
4 19 (10.22%) MySQL
5 18 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 17 (9.14%) MarkLogic
6 17 (9.14%) MongoDB
7 16 (8.60%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.69%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.15%) Event Store
12 4 (2.15%) Big Data
12 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.61%) Berkeley DB
13 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.22%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.60%) Maven
4 13 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.45%) JUnit
6 11 (5.91%) Subversion
7 10 (5.38%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.30%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.30%) NUnit
9 7 (3.76%) Spock
10 6 (3.23%) Ant
11 5 (2.69%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.69%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (2.15%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.15%) Log4Net
13 3 (1.61%) Selenium
14 2 (1.08%) JIRA
14 2 (1.08%) Xcode
14 2 (1.08%) Hudson
14 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (17.20%) Finance
2 21 (11.29%) Aerospace
2 21 (11.29%) Automotive
3 11 (5.91%) Retail
4 9 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.84%) Publishing
4 9 (4.84%) Games
5 5 (2.69%) Banking
5 5 (2.69%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.61%) Front Office
6 3 (1.61%) Back Office
6 3 (1.61%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (40.86%) .NET
2 57 (30.65%) ASP.NET
3 38 (20.43%) XML
4 37 (19.89%) Spring
4 37 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (15.59%) jQuery
5 29 (15.59%) HTML
6 24 (12.90%) Hibernate
7 23 (12.37%) Web Services
8 18 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 18 (9.68%) CSS
9 14 (7.53%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (6.99%) WCF
11 10 (5.38%) LINQ
11 10 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (4.30%) Entity Framework
12 8 (4.30%) XSLT
13 7 (3.76%) Middleware
13 7 (3.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.73%) Computer Science
2 32 (17.20%) Algorithms
3 21 (11.29%) Mathematics
3 21 (11.29%) Physics
4 13 (6.99%) Data Structures
5 12 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.91%) Mobile App
6 11 (5.91%) Digital Media
7 6 (3.23%) GIS
8 5 (2.69%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.15%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.61%) User Experience
10 3 (1.61%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.61%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.61%) New Media
11 2 (1.08%) EMV
11 2 (1.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.13%) Linux
2 18 (9.68%) Windows
3 14 (7.53%) Apple iOS
3 14 (7.53%) Android
4 5 (2.69%) UNIX
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (45.16%) TDD
3 76 (40.86%) OO
4 54 (29.03%) MVC
5 35 (18.82%) Scrum
6 34 (18.28%) Software Engineering
7 26 (13.98%) OOP
7 26 (13.98%) Mentoring
8 23 (12.37%) Open Source
9 22 (11.83%) OOD
9 22 (11.83%) SDLC
10 20 (10.75%) Software Architecture
11 17 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.99%) BDD
13 12 (6.45%) DevOps
13 12 (6.45%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.45%) Web Development
14 11 (5.91%) Multithreading
14 11 (5.91%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (5.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (53.23%) C#
2 88 (47.31%) Java
3 65 (34.95%) JavaScript
4 63 (33.87%) C++
5 54 (29.03%) SQL
6 23 (12.37%) Groovy
7 21 (11.29%) C
8 19 (10.22%) Python
9 10 (5.38%) Ruby
10 8 (4.30%) XQuery
10 8 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.30%) Scala
11 7 (3.76%) Perl
12 5 (2.69%) PHP
13 4 (2.15%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.61%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.61%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.08%) XPath
15 2 (1.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 73 (39.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.98%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) Firmware
2 3 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Puppet
1 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) StatsD
2 1 (0.54%) logstash
2 1 (0.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (8.60%) Sybase
2 11 (5.91%) Oracle
3 10 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.15%) Tableau
5 2 (1.08%) StreamBase
5 2 (1.08%) Software AG
5 2 (1.08%) Splunk
5 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.08%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.54%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) Informatica
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.54%) New Relic
6 1 (0.54%) Twitter
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £140000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago