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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 540 553 467
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -86
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 87 106 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69 100 126
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
41333 45058 41496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.49% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35059 37848 34733
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 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 30 July 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 +28 6 £60,000 -4.76% 3
Ealing - 4 £57,500 -
Croydon -6 3 £47,500 -13.63%
Teddington - 3 £47,500 - 1
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £70,000 -
Hammersmith +4 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 119 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (50.51%) Java
3 95 (48.47%) C#
3 95 (48.47%) TDD
4 83 (42.35%) .NET
5 78 (39.80%) OO
6 70 (35.71%) Degree
7 65 (33.16%) C++
8 63 (32.14%) JavaScript
9 59 (30.10%) ASP.NET
10 58 (29.59%) MVC
11 56 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 55 (28.06%) SQL
13 54 (27.55%) Computer Science
14 49 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 43 (21.94%) Spring
16 41 (20.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (20.41%) Scrum
18 38 (19.39%) Web Services
18 38 (19.39%) XML
19 36 (18.37%) HTML
20 35 (17.86%) Linux
20 35 (17.86%) Finance
21 34 (17.35%) Hibernate
22 33 (16.84%) NoSQL
23 32 (16.33%) Windows
24 31 (15.82%) Algorithms
25 30 (15.31%) QA
26 28 (14.29%) jQuery
26 28 (14.29%) OOD

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (3.57%) JBoss
2 5 (2.55%) nginx
2 5 (2.55%) Tornado
3 3 (1.53%) IIS
3 3 (1.53%) Node.js
3 3 (1.53%) CMS
3 3 (1.53%) Apache
3 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.51%) Mule
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) HTTP
1 6 (3.06%) Network Security
2 5 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.02%) SSL
3 2 (1.02%) LDAP
4 1 (0.51%) AMQP
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.84%) NoSQL
3 21 (10.71%) Redis
4 19 (9.69%) MongoDB
4 19 (9.69%) Relational Database
5 17 (8.67%) RDBMS
6 15 (7.65%) MySQL
7 14 (7.14%) MarkLogic
8 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (5.61%) Big Data
10 9 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.06%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.02%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 24 (12.24%) Maven
2 21 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 17 (8.67%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (7.65%) JUnit
5 13 (6.63%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.12%) NUnit
7 11 (5.61%) Ant
8 8 (4.08%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.57%) Selenium
9 7 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.06%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.06%) Subversion
10 6 (3.06%) Spock
11 4 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (1.53%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.02%) Log4Net
13 2 (1.02%) CruiseControl
13 2 (1.02%) Hudson
14 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 35 (17.86%) Finance
2 21 (10.71%) Aerospace
2 21 (10.71%) Automotive
3 13 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.61%) Games
4 11 (5.61%) Retail
5 9 (4.59%) Marketing
6 8 (4.08%) Publishing
7 7 (3.57%) Back Office
8 6 (3.06%) Banking
9 4 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.02%) Front Office
10 2 (1.02%) Advertising
10 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (42.35%) .NET
2 59 (30.10%) ASP.NET
3 43 (21.94%) Spring
4 41 (20.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (19.39%) Web Services
5 38 (19.39%) XML
6 36 (18.37%) HTML
7 34 (17.35%) Hibernate
8 28 (14.29%) jQuery
9 23 (11.73%) CSS
10 21 (10.71%) AngularJS
11 18 (9.18%) .NET Framework
12 15 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (7.14%) WCF
13 14 (7.14%) J2EE
14 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (6.12%) HTML5
16 11 (5.61%) REST
16 11 (5.61%) JSP
17 10 (5.10%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 54 (27.55%) Computer Science
2 31 (15.82%) Algorithms
3 24 (12.24%) Mathematics
3 24 (12.24%) Physics
4 13 (6.63%) Mobile App
5 12 (6.12%) Digital Media
6 10 (5.10%) Visualisation
7 9 (4.59%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.55%) BYOD
10 4 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.53%) New Media
12 2 (1.02%) EMV
12 2 (1.02%) Smartcard
12 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.86%) Linux
2 32 (16.33%) Windows
3 16 (8.16%) UNIX
4 14 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.63%) Android
6 2 (1.02%) CentOS
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (48.47%) TDD
3 78 (39.80%) OO
4 58 (29.59%) MVC
5 49 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 40 (20.41%) Scrum
7 28 (14.29%) OOD
8 27 (13.78%) OOP
9 23 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.73%) Mentoring
10 18 (9.18%) Open Source
11 17 (8.67%) Software Architecture
11 17 (8.67%) SDLC
12 14 (7.14%) BDD
13 13 (6.63%) Multithreading
13 13 (6.63%) DevOps
13 13 (6.63%) SOA
14 12 (6.12%) Kanban
15 11 (5.61%) Web Development
15 11 (5.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (50.51%) Java
2 95 (48.47%) C#
3 65 (33.16%) C++
4 63 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 55 (28.06%) SQL
6 19 (9.69%) C
6 19 (9.69%) Python
7 16 (8.16%) Groovy
8 15 (7.65%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.59%) Scala
10 7 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.57%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.06%) XQuery
12 4 (2.04%) Ruby
12 4 (2.04%) F#
13 3 (1.53%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.53%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.53%) PHP
14 2 (1.02%) Clojure
15 1 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 70 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.31%) QA
2 7 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) Firmware
2 3 (1.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) Puppet
2 5 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.04%) WMI
3 4 (2.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.14%) Sybase
3 13 (6.63%) Oracle
4 6 (3.06%) TIBCO
4 6 (3.06%) StreamBase
5 5 (2.55%) Tableau
6 4 (2.04%) Apple
7 2 (1.02%) Metastorm
7 2 (1.02%) Software AG
7 2 (1.02%) Facebook
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Google
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £140000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension + Superb Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
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