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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 541 465 538
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 105 137 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 99 129 78
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45135 41404 48816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37931 34643 42521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -49 14 £63,000 +26.00% 2
Croydon - 10 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 6 £60,000 -
Hackney - 5 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £52,500 -
Chessington - 3 £47,500 -
Hammersmith -4 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Clapham - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 106 (51.96%) C#
2 94 (46.08%) .NET
3 76 (37.25%) Software Engineering
4 73 (35.78%) JavaScript
5 72 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 71 (34.80%) ASP.NET
7 63 (30.88%) MVC
8 62 (30.39%) SQL
9 61 (29.90%) Java
10 59 (28.92%) OO
11 55 (26.96%) Finance
12 54 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 54 (26.47%) TDD
13 52 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (25.49%) Scrum
14 48 (23.53%) HTML
15 46 (22.55%) WCF
16 43 (21.08%) Computer Science
17 39 (19.12%) jQuery
18 38 (18.63%) Degree
18 38 (18.63%) PHP
19 34 (16.67%) .NET Framework
19 34 (16.67%) C++
20 32 (15.69%) CSS
21 30 (14.71%) BDD
22 29 (14.22%) Windows
23 28 (13.73%) Web Services
23 28 (13.73%) Python
24 27 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
25 26 (12.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (8.82%) Apache Solr
2 15 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.86%) IIS
4 13 (6.37%) Node.js
5 10 (4.90%) Apache
6 9 (4.41%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.43%) MTS
8 6 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.47%) SugarCRM
11 3 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.47%) WordPress
12 2 (0.98%) CMS
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 24 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.45%) SaaS
2 5 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.47%) GitHub
4 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.37%) Internet
2 6 (2.94%) HTTP
2 6 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.45%) SSH
4 3 (1.47%) SMS
5 2 (0.98%) Intranet
5 2 (0.98%) Extranet
6 1 (0.49%) GSM
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.76%) MySQL
3 16 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.37%) Big Data
6 10 (4.90%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.94%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.94%) Redis
9 5 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.45%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.47%) OLTP
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (10.78%) Subversion
2 19 (9.31%) NUnit
3 16 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.35%) SpecFlow
5 12 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.94%) Selenium
8 4 (1.96%) JIRA
8 4 (1.96%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.47%) Hudson
9 3 (1.47%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.47%) JUnit
9 3 (1.47%) Maven
10 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.98%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.98%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.98%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.49%) Psake
11 1 (0.49%) Capybara
General
1 55 (26.96%) Finance
2 10 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.41%) Advertising
3 9 (4.41%) Banking
4 8 (3.92%) Back Office
5 5 (2.45%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.96%) Marketing
7 3 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.47%) Retail
8 2 (0.98%) Games
8 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (46.08%) .NET
2 71 (34.80%) ASP.NET
3 48 (23.53%) HTML
4 46 (22.55%) WCF
5 39 (19.12%) jQuery
6 34 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 32 (15.69%) CSS
8 28 (13.73%) Web Services
9 27 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (12.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 24 (11.76%) NHibernate
12 23 (11.27%) XML
13 20 (9.80%) HTML5
13 20 (9.80%) Backbone.js
14 19 (9.31%) AngularJS
15 14 (6.86%) CSS3
15 14 (6.86%) LINQ
16 12 (5.88%) WF
16 12 (5.88%) Classic ASP
16 12 (5.88%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.08%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.33%) Open Source
3 12 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 12 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.41%) Device Driver
5 7 (3.43%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.45%) Video on Demand
6 5 (2.45%) Clustering
6 5 (2.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.45%) Streaming Media
6 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.96%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.47%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.47%) CUDA
9 2 (0.98%) Social Media
9 2 (0.98%) Derivative
9 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) Equities
10 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.22%) Windows
2 23 (11.27%) Linux
3 13 (6.37%) UNIX
4 3 (1.47%) Android
4 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.25%) Software Engineering
2 63 (30.88%) MVC
3 59 (28.92%) OO
4 54 (26.47%) TDD
5 52 (25.49%) Scrum
5 52 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (14.71%) BDD
7 25 (12.25%) Unit Testing
8 20 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (8.33%) Web Development
9 17 (8.33%) OOP
10 16 (7.84%) Multithreading
11 14 (6.86%) Workflow
12 12 (5.88%) Pair Programming
12 12 (5.88%) UML
12 12 (5.88%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.39%) CRM
13 11 (5.39%) Test Scripting
14 10 (4.90%) Investment Management
14 10 (4.90%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 106 (51.96%) C#
2 73 (35.78%) JavaScript
3 62 (30.39%) SQL
4 61 (29.90%) Java
5 38 (18.63%) PHP
6 34 (16.67%) C++
7 28 (13.73%) Python
8 19 (9.31%) Ruby
9 16 (7.84%) VB.NET
9 16 (7.84%) T-SQL
10 14 (6.86%) C
11 10 (4.90%) XPath
11 10 (4.90%) TypeScript
12 9 (4.41%) VBScript
12 9 (4.41%) Embedded C
12 9 (4.41%) Embedded C++
13 7 (3.43%) VB
13 7 (3.43%) Perl
14 5 (2.45%) XQuery
15 4 (1.96%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 38 (18.63%) Degree
2 12 (5.88%) PhD
3 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.94%) logstash
2 5 (2.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.49%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 54 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.33%) Oracle
3 15 (7.35%) JBoss
4 10 (4.90%) TIBCO
4 10 (4.90%) Zend
5 9 (4.41%) Sybase
6 5 (2.45%) Google
7 4 (1.96%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) Siebel
8 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Canary Wharf
SearchTribes
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Based in South West London (SW6)
Guru Careers
Salary: £60 - 75k (DOE)
Posted: 19 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago