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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 546 461 542
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 105 140 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 98 131 79
Average salary £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £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
44913 41478 48583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.45% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34642 42277
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
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 30 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 30 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 15 £63,000 +26.00%
Croydon +5 9 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 6 £60,000 -
Hackney - 5 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £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 30 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.

1 108 (52.17%) C#
2 95 (45.89%) .NET
3 76 (36.71%) Software Engineering
4 75 (36.23%) JavaScript
5 74 (35.75%) SQL Server
6 72 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 64 (30.92%) MVC
8 63 (30.43%) Java
8 63 (30.43%) SQL
9 60 (28.99%) OO
10 57 (27.54%) Finance
10 57 (27.54%) TDD
11 54 (26.09%) Microsoft
12 53 (25.60%) Scrum
12 53 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (23.67%) HTML
14 46 (22.22%) WCF
15 44 (21.26%) Computer Science
16 40 (19.32%) Degree
16 40 (19.32%) jQuery
17 38 (18.36%) PHP
18 35 (16.91%) .NET Framework
19 34 (16.43%) C++
20 33 (15.94%) CSS
21 31 (14.98%) BDD
22 29 (14.01%) Windows
22 29 (14.01%) Python
23 28 (13.53%) Web Services
23 28 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
24 26 (12.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 19 (9.18%) Apache Solr
2 15 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.76%) IIS
3 14 (6.76%) Node.js
4 10 (4.83%) Apache
5 9 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.38%) MTS
7 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.93%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.45%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.45%) WordPress
10 3 (1.45%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.97%) CMS
12 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.90%) SaaS
3 5 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.93%) GitHub
5 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.28%) Internet
2 6 (2.90%) HTTP
2 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.42%) SSH
4 3 (1.45%) SMS
5 2 (0.97%) Extranet
5 2 (0.97%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) GSM
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (35.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.08%) MySQL
3 16 (7.73%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (6.76%) Big Data
6 10 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.90%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.90%) Redis
9 5 (2.42%) MarkLogic
9 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.45%) OLTP
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (11.11%) Subversion
2 19 (9.18%) NUnit
3 16 (7.73%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.73%) SpecFlow
4 13 (6.28%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.38%) Selenium
6 5 (2.42%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.93%) Maven
7 4 (1.93%) JIRA
7 4 (1.93%) JUnit
7 4 (1.93%) Hudson
8 3 (1.45%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.97%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.97%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.97%) Sublime Text
10 1 (0.48%) Spring Roo
10 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
General
1 57 (27.54%) Finance
2 10 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.35%) Advertising
3 9 (4.35%) Banking
4 8 (3.86%) Back Office
5 5 (2.42%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.93%) Marketing
7 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.45%) Retail
8 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.97%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (45.89%) .NET
2 72 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 49 (23.67%) HTML
4 46 (22.22%) WCF
5 40 (19.32%) jQuery
6 35 (16.91%) .NET Framework
7 33 (15.94%) CSS
8 28 (13.53%) Web Services
8 28 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (12.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 24 (11.59%) NHibernate
11 22 (10.63%) XML
12 20 (9.66%) Backbone.js
12 20 (9.66%) HTML5
13 19 (9.18%) AngularJS
14 15 (7.25%) LINQ
15 14 (6.76%) CSS3
16 13 (6.28%) Spring
17 12 (5.80%) WF
17 12 (5.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.26%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.70%) Open Source
3 12 (5.80%) Hedge funds
3 12 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.35%) Device Driver
5 7 (3.38%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.42%) Video on Demand
6 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.42%) Clustering
6 5 (2.42%) Streaming Media
6 5 (2.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (1.93%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.45%) CUDA
9 2 (0.97%) Derivative
9 2 (0.97%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.97%) Social Media
10 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.48%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.01%) Windows
2 24 (11.59%) Linux
3 13 (6.28%) UNIX
4 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.71%) Software Engineering
2 64 (30.92%) MVC
3 60 (28.99%) OO
4 57 (27.54%) TDD
5 53 (25.60%) Scrum
5 53 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (14.98%) BDD
7 26 (12.56%) Unit Testing
8 21 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.70%) OOP
10 17 (8.21%) Web Development
10 17 (8.21%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.25%) Workflow
12 13 (6.28%) UML
12 13 (6.28%) Pair Programming
13 12 (5.80%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.31%) CRM
14 11 (5.31%) Test Scripting
15 10 (4.83%) Automated Testing
15 10 (4.83%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (52.17%) C#
2 75 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 63 (30.43%) Java
3 63 (30.43%) SQL
4 38 (18.36%) PHP
5 34 (16.43%) C++
6 29 (14.01%) Python
7 20 (9.66%) Ruby
8 16 (7.73%) T-SQL
9 15 (7.25%) VB.NET
10 14 (6.76%) C
11 10 (4.83%) XPath
11 10 (4.83%) TypeScript
12 9 (4.35%) Embedded C
12 9 (4.35%) Embedded C++
13 8 (3.86%) VBScript
14 7 (3.38%) VB
14 7 (3.38%) Perl
15 5 (2.42%) XQuery
16 4 (1.93%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 40 (19.32%) Degree
2 12 (5.80%) PhD
3 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) logstash
2 5 (2.42%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.48%) Nagios
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.48%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 54 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.70%) Oracle
3 15 (7.25%) JBoss
4 10 (4.83%) Zend
4 10 (4.83%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.35%) Sybase
6 5 (2.42%) Google
7 4 (1.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.48%) Siebel
8 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.48%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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