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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 531 487 552
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 98 129 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 119 86
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,700 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +6.87%
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
43289 41874 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36157 35150 42053
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -19 17 £63,000 +26.00%
Docklands, London - 7 £60,000 -
Croydon -4 4 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £77,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £77,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Teddington - 1 £55,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Clapham - 1 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £60,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -
Chessington - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 121 (57.08%) C#
2 94 (44.34%) .NET
3 85 (40.09%) JavaScript
4 76 (35.85%) SQL Server
5 72 (33.96%) TDD
5 72 (33.96%) Software Engineering
6 71 (33.49%) ASP.NET
6 71 (33.49%) SQL
7 70 (33.02%) Java
8 67 (31.60%) MVC
9 62 (29.25%) Finance
10 60 (28.30%) OO
11 56 (26.42%) Scrum
12 50 (23.58%) Microsoft
13 48 (22.64%) HTML
14 46 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (21.23%) WCF
16 41 (19.34%) Computer Science
17 39 (18.40%) BDD
18 37 (17.45%) C++
18 37 (17.45%) .NET Framework
18 37 (17.45%) Degree
18 37 (17.45%) jQuery
19 32 (15.09%) Python
19 32 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 30 (14.15%) PHP
21 29 (13.68%) Unit Testing
21 29 (13.68%) Subversion
21 29 (13.68%) Open Source
22 28 (13.21%) CSS

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (10.38%) Apache Solr
2 21 (9.91%) Node.js
3 17 (8.02%) Tomcat
4 14 (6.60%) IIS
5 11 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (3.30%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (3.30%) Apache
7 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.36%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.42%) SugarCRM
9 3 (1.42%) MTS
10 2 (0.94%) CMS
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.66%) GitHub
3 9 (4.25%) SaaS
4 5 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.94%) 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 20 (9.43%) MySQL
3 17 (8.02%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.08%) Big Data
4 15 (7.08%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.13%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.72%) Redis
7 10 (4.72%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.89%) MarkLogic
11 3 (1.42%) OLTP
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (13.68%) Subversion
2 24 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.38%) NUnit
4 17 (8.02%) SpecFlow
5 14 (6.60%) Selenium
6 13 (6.13%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.13%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.66%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.77%) Hudson
9 7 (3.30%) Maven
9 7 (3.30%) JUnit
10 5 (2.36%) WATIR
10 5 (2.36%) JIRA
10 5 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (1.89%) RSpec
11 4 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.89%) NDepend
11 4 (1.89%) ReSharper
12 3 (1.42%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (29.25%) Finance
2 12 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.77%) Banking
4 6 (2.83%) Advertising
5 5 (2.36%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.36%) Marketing
6 4 (1.89%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.89%) Publishing
6 4 (1.89%) Retail
7 3 (1.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.94%) Games
8 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (44.34%) .NET
2 71 (33.49%) ASP.NET
3 48 (22.64%) HTML
4 45 (21.23%) WCF
5 37 (17.45%) .NET Framework
5 37 (17.45%) jQuery
6 32 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (13.21%) CSS
8 27 (12.74%) NHibernate
9 25 (11.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 23 (10.85%) Web Services
11 19 (8.96%) Backbone.js
12 18 (8.49%) REST
12 18 (8.49%) AngularJS
12 18 (8.49%) XML
13 17 (8.02%) Middleware
13 17 (8.02%) Spring
13 17 (8.02%) HTML5
14 16 (7.55%) LINQ
15 13 (6.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.34%) Computer Science
2 29 (13.68%) Open Source
3 9 (4.25%) Device Driver
3 9 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.30%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.36%) Video on Demand
6 5 (2.36%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.36%) Clustering
6 5 (2.36%) Streaming Media
7 4 (1.89%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.89%) Blog
8 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.42%) CUDA
9 2 (0.94%) Social Media
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.47%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.21%) Linux
2 25 (11.79%) Windows
3 13 (6.13%) UNIX
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.96%) TDD
1 72 (33.96%) Software Engineering
2 67 (31.60%) MVC
3 60 (28.30%) OO
4 56 (26.42%) Scrum
5 46 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (18.40%) BDD
7 29 (13.68%) Unit Testing
8 24 (11.32%) Multithreading
9 23 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (9.91%) Web Development
11 18 (8.49%) Pair Programming
11 18 (8.49%) UML
11 18 (8.49%) OOP
12 12 (5.66%) CRM
12 12 (5.66%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.66%) Automated Testing
13 11 (5.19%) Test Scripting
13 11 (5.19%) Migration
13 11 (5.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 121 (57.08%) C#
2 85 (40.09%) JavaScript
3 71 (33.49%) SQL
4 70 (33.02%) Java
5 37 (17.45%) C++
6 32 (15.09%) Python
7 30 (14.15%) PHP
8 26 (12.26%) Ruby
9 15 (7.08%) T-SQL
10 14 (6.60%) C
11 13 (6.13%) VB.NET
12 10 (4.72%) VB
12 10 (4.72%) TypeScript
13 9 (4.25%) Embedded C
13 9 (4.25%) Embedded C++
14 7 (3.30%) Perl
15 5 (2.36%) VBScript
15 5 (2.36%) XPath
16 4 (1.89%) XQuery
17 3 (1.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 37 (17.45%) Degree
2 9 (4.25%) PhD
2 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) logstash
2 9 (4.25%) 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 50 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.32%) Oracle
3 15 (7.08%) JBoss
4 10 (4.72%) Sybase
4 10 (4.72%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.25%) Google
6 7 (3.30%) 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
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago