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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 528 532 494
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 98 98 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 91 84 117
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
41596 43445 41197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35513 36298 34581
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Ealing - 7 £57,500 -
Croydon +11 6 £47,500 -13.63%
Teddington +1 6 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Twickenham -8 6 £47,500 -13.63%
City of London +4 3 £60,000 -4.76% 3
Hounslow +7 1 £70,000 -9.67%
Hammersmith -1 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 126 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (48.99%) Java
3 93 (46.97%) C#
4 88 (44.44%) TDD
5 82 (41.41%) .NET
6 80 (40.40%) OO
7 74 (37.37%) Degree
8 70 (35.35%) C++
9 67 (33.84%) Software Engineering
10 58 (29.29%) JavaScript
10 58 (29.29%) ASP.NET
11 57 (28.79%) MVC
12 56 (28.28%) Computer Science
13 54 (27.27%) SQL Server
14 52 (26.26%) SQL
15 45 (22.73%) Spring
16 43 (21.72%) Web Services
17 41 (20.71%) Scrum
18 36 (18.18%) Hibernate
18 36 (18.18%) HTML
18 36 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 35 (17.68%) Windows
20 34 (17.17%) Linux
20 34 (17.17%) XML
21 33 (16.67%) Algorithms
22 32 (16.16%) Finance
23 29 (14.65%) OOP
23 29 (14.65%) OOD
23 29 (14.65%) QA
24 27 (13.64%) Mathematics

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (3.54%) JBoss
1 7 (3.54%) Node.js
2 5 (2.53%) Tornado
3 4 (2.02%) nginx
4 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.51%) Mule
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.04%) TCP/IP
1 8 (4.04%) Network Security
2 6 (3.03%) HTTP
3 2 (1.01%) LDAP
3 2 (1.01%) SSL
4 1 (0.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.59%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.59%) MongoDB
4 16 (8.08%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.08%) Redis
5 13 (6.57%) Big Data
6 12 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (5.05%) MySQL
8 10 (5.05%) MarkLogic
9 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (3.54%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.51%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 23 (11.62%) Maven
2 19 (9.60%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.07%) JUnit
4 13 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.05%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.05%) Ant
5 10 (5.05%) NUnit
5 10 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 9 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.54%) Selenium
7 7 (3.54%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.03%) Spock
9 4 (2.02%) Subversion
10 3 (1.52%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.01%) Mockito
11 2 (1.01%) Hudson
12 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.51%) Gradle
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 21 (10.61%) Aerospace
2 21 (10.61%) Automotive
3 12 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.06%) Retail
4 10 (5.05%) Games
5 8 (4.04%) Marketing
6 7 (3.54%) Back Office
7 6 (3.03%) Banking
8 4 (2.02%) Publishing
9 3 (1.52%) Advertising
9 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.51%) Front Office
11 1 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.51%) Legal
11 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.41%) .NET
2 58 (29.29%) ASP.NET
3 45 (22.73%) Spring
4 43 (21.72%) Web Services
5 36 (18.18%) HTML
5 36 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 36 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (17.17%) XML
7 25 (12.63%) AngularJS
8 22 (11.11%) jQuery
9 21 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (10.61%) CSS
9 21 (10.61%) .NET Framework
10 16 (8.08%) WCF
11 15 (7.58%) J2EE
12 13 (6.57%) JSP
12 13 (6.57%) HTML5
13 12 (6.06%) Struts
14 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (5.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (28.28%) Computer Science
2 33 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 27 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 27 (13.64%) Physics
4 14 (7.07%) Visualisation
5 13 (6.57%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 8 (4.04%) BYOD
7 8 (4.04%) Digital Media
8 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (3.03%) GPGPU
10 5 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.52%) New Media
13 2 (1.01%) EMV
13 2 (1.01%) Smartcard
13 2 (1.01%) Clustering
13 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.68%) Windows
2 34 (17.17%) Linux
3 20 (10.10%) UNIX
4 10 (5.05%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.55%) Android
6 6 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (44.44%) TDD
3 80 (40.40%) OO
4 67 (33.84%) Software Engineering
5 57 (28.79%) MVC
6 41 (20.71%) Scrum
7 29 (14.65%) OOP
7 29 (14.65%) OOD
8 25 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 18 (9.09%) SDLC
10 18 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.58%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.58%) Kanban
11 15 (7.58%) SOA
12 14 (7.07%) BDD
13 13 (6.57%) UML
13 13 (6.57%) DevOps
14 12 (6.06%) Open Source
15 11 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 97 (48.99%) Java
2 93 (46.97%) C#
3 70 (35.35%) C++
4 58 (29.29%) JavaScript
5 52 (26.26%) SQL
6 18 (9.09%) Python
7 13 (6.57%) C
8 12 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 12 (6.06%) Groovy
9 10 (5.05%) Scala
10 9 (4.55%) Objective-C
11 7 (3.54%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.03%) XQuery
12 6 (3.03%) Ruby
12 6 (3.03%) F#
13 5 (2.53%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.53%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.51%) Perl
14 1 (0.51%) XPath
14 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (37.37%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.65%) QA
2 7 (3.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (3.54%) WMI
1 7 (3.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 7 (3.54%) SCCM
2 6 (3.03%) Puppet
3 5 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.08%) Oracle
3 11 (5.56%) Sybase
4 7 (3.54%) Apple
5 6 (3.03%) Tableau
6 5 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.53%) StreamBase
7 2 (1.01%) Facebook
7 2 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.51%) Google
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Norton Leigh
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + unrivalled benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
School Explained Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
MetaPack
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago