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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 538 506 541
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 93 114 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 79 104 86
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
42393 42507 46095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.65% 93.84% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35579 35768 39728
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 18 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Twickenham +3 4 £55,000 -
Teddington -8 4 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £60,000 -
Croydon -4 1 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £77,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £77,500 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 113 (57.65%) C#
1 113 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (43.37%) JavaScript
3 83 (42.35%) .NET
4 72 (36.73%) Java
5 71 (36.22%) SQL Server
6 68 (34.69%) SQL
7 66 (33.67%) TDD
8 62 (31.63%) Finance
9 59 (30.10%) Software Engineering
10 58 (29.59%) ASP.NET
11 56 (28.57%) OO
12 55 (28.06%) MVC
13 52 (26.53%) Scrum
14 43 (21.94%) Microsoft
15 41 (20.92%) C++
16 40 (20.41%) HTML
16 40 (20.41%) Computer Science
17 38 (19.39%) WCF
18 36 (18.37%) Degree
19 31 (15.82%) Subversion
19 31 (15.82%) BDD
20 30 (15.31%) Open Source
20 30 (15.31%) .NET Framework
20 30 (15.31%) jQuery
20 30 (15.31%) Unit Testing
21 29 (14.80%) Linux
22 28 (14.29%) CSS
23 27 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
23 27 (13.78%) Multithreading

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (13.27%) Node.js
2 23 (11.73%) Apache Solr
3 16 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.12%) JBoss
4 12 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (5.10%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (4.59%) IIS
6 9 (4.59%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.53%) Apache
9 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.02%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.51%) Liferay
10 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.16%) GitHub
2 11 (5.61%) SaaS
3 7 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) Internet
2 6 (3.06%) HTTP
3 5 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.04%) SSH
5 3 (1.53%) Intranet
6 2 (1.02%) Extranet
7 1 (0.51%) GSM
7 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (36.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.67%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.65%) MySQL
5 14 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 14 (7.14%) Big Data
6 12 (6.12%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.10%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.10%) Redis
8 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.53%) OLTP
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.51%) Riak
11 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (15.82%) Subversion
2 19 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.69%) NUnit
3 18 (9.18%) Selenium
4 17 (8.67%) Cucumber
5 14 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.63%) SpecFlow
6 13 (6.63%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.12%) Hudson
8 11 (5.61%) JUnit
8 11 (5.61%) Maven
9 6 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.55%) WATIR
11 4 (2.04%) ReSharper
11 4 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.04%) NDepend
11 4 (2.04%) RSpec
12 3 (1.53%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.02%) CruiseControl
General
1 62 (31.63%) Finance
2 11 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.04%) Music Industry
3 4 (2.04%) Multimedia
3 4 (2.04%) Games
3 4 (2.04%) Front Office
3 4 (2.04%) Publishing
4 3 (1.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Automotive
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (42.35%) .NET
2 58 (29.59%) ASP.NET
3 40 (20.41%) HTML
4 38 (19.39%) WCF
5 30 (15.31%) .NET Framework
5 30 (15.31%) jQuery
6 28 (14.29%) CSS
7 27 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (11.22%) NHibernate
9 19 (9.69%) Middleware
10 18 (9.18%) Spring
10 18 (9.18%) REST
11 17 (8.67%) Backbone.js
11 17 (8.67%) Web Services
12 16 (8.16%) HTML5
13 15 (7.65%) AngularJS
14 14 (7.14%) LINQ
14 14 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (6.63%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (6.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 30 (15.31%) Open Source
3 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.10%) Device Driver
4 10 (5.10%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.59%) User Experience
6 8 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.57%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.06%) E-Learning
9 5 (2.55%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.04%) Blog
10 4 (2.04%) Streaming Media
10 4 (2.04%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.04%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.04%) Clustering
10 4 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (2.04%) Digital Media
10 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (2.04%) Video on Demand
10 4 (2.04%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.80%) Linux
2 17 (8.67%) Windows
3 15 (7.65%) UNIX
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.67%) TDD
3 59 (30.10%) Software Engineering
4 56 (28.57%) OO
5 55 (28.06%) MVC
6 52 (26.53%) Scrum
7 31 (15.82%) BDD
8 30 (15.31%) Unit Testing
9 27 (13.78%) Multithreading
10 19 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (9.69%) UML
11 18 (9.18%) Pair Programming
12 16 (8.16%) Web Development
13 14 (7.14%) OOP
13 14 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
13 14 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.63%) Automated Testing
14 13 (6.63%) OOD
15 11 (5.61%) E-Commerce
15 11 (5.61%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 113 (57.65%) C#
2 85 (43.37%) JavaScript
3 72 (36.73%) Java
4 68 (34.69%) SQL
5 41 (20.92%) C++
6 26 (13.27%) Python
6 26 (13.27%) PHP
7 24 (12.24%) Ruby
8 15 (7.65%) C
9 12 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 12 (6.12%) VB
10 10 (5.10%) Embedded C
10 10 (5.10%) Embedded C++
11 9 (4.59%) VB.NET
12 6 (3.06%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.53%) Groovy
14 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.02%) Perl
14 2 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (18.37%) Degree
2 6 (3.06%) PhD
3 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.63%) logstash
2 10 (5.10%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) StatsD
3 2 (1.02%) Kibana
4 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.51%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (21.94%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.27%) Oracle
3 9 (4.59%) TIBCO
4 8 (4.08%) Google
4 8 (4.08%) Sybase
5 4 (2.04%) Sony
5 4 (2.04%) Toshiba
5 4 (2.04%) HP
5 4 (2.04%) Twitter
6 3 (1.53%) Zend
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe
7 2 (1.02%) New Relic
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Siebel
8 1 (0.51%) GigaSpaces
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Pension + Discounts + Many More
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Nucleus Global
Salary: competitive salary plus a range of company benefits
Posted: 21 days ago