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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 521 562 498
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 112 98 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87 88 106
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
41630 45918 42856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.59% 93.82% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35113 38026 36260
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +31 17 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Ealing -3 6 - - 1
West Drayton - 6 £55,000 -
Sidcup - 2 £43,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 106 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (51.37%) C#
3 84 (45.90%) Java
4 81 (44.26%) TDD
5 67 (36.61%) Degree
5 67 (36.61%) .NET
5 67 (36.61%) OO
6 65 (35.52%) JavaScript
7 63 (34.43%) C++
8 52 (28.42%) SQL Server
8 52 (28.42%) SQL
8 52 (28.42%) ASP.NET
9 46 (25.14%) MVC
10 44 (24.04%) Computer Science
11 39 (21.31%) Scrum
12 38 (20.77%) XML
13 35 (19.13%) Spring
14 34 (18.58%) Software Engineering
15 31 (16.94%) Finance
16 30 (16.39%) HTML
16 30 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (16.39%) Algorithms
17 29 (15.85%) NoSQL
17 29 (15.85%) jQuery
17 29 (15.85%) Linux
18 25 (13.66%) Groovy
18 25 (13.66%) Open Source
18 25 (13.66%) QA
18 25 (13.66%) Redis
18 25 (13.66%) Mentoring

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.73%) Apache
2 5 (2.73%) CMS
2 5 (2.73%) Tornado
2 5 (2.73%) Node.js
3 4 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.19%) IIS
3 4 (2.19%) nginx
4 3 (1.64%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.64%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.09%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.55%) Mule
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.83%) HTTP
2 3 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.09%) LDAP
3 2 (1.09%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) Network Security
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.42%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.85%) NoSQL
3 25 (13.66%) Redis
4 23 (12.57%) MySQL
5 17 (9.29%) MarkLogic
5 17 (9.29%) Relational Database
6 16 (8.74%) RDBMS
7 13 (7.10%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.73%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.19%) Event Store
11 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.64%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.64%) Berkeley DB
13 2 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.74%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.56%) Maven
4 11 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.46%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.46%) Subversion
6 9 (4.92%) NUnit
6 9 (4.92%) JUnit
7 7 (3.83%) Spock
8 6 (3.28%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (2.73%) CruiseControl
9 5 (2.73%) Ant
9 5 (2.73%) Log4Net
10 4 (2.19%) JIRA
11 3 (1.64%) QUnit
11 3 (1.64%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.09%) Hudson
12 2 (1.09%) Xcode
13 1 (0.55%) MSTest
General
1 31 (16.94%) Finance
2 20 (10.93%) Aerospace
2 20 (10.93%) Automotive
3 9 (4.92%) Retail
3 9 (4.92%) Publishing
3 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.83%) Marketing
4 7 (3.83%) Games
5 5 (2.73%) Banking
6 4 (2.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.64%) Front Office
7 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (36.61%) .NET
2 52 (28.42%) ASP.NET
3 38 (20.77%) XML
4 35 (19.13%) Spring
5 30 (16.39%) HTML
5 30 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (15.85%) jQuery
7 23 (12.57%) CSS
8 22 (12.02%) Hibernate
9 20 (10.93%) Web Services
10 18 (9.84%) .NET Framework
11 13 (7.10%) WCF
12 12 (6.56%) AngularJS
13 11 (6.01%) Entity Framework
14 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (4.92%) Grails
15 9 (4.92%) Middleware
16 8 (4.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.04%) Computer Science
2 30 (16.39%) Algorithms
3 25 (13.66%) Open Source
4 21 (11.48%) Mathematics
5 20 (10.93%) Physics
6 11 (6.01%) Digital Media
6 11 (6.01%) Data Structures
7 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.92%) Mobile App
9 6 (3.28%) GIS
10 4 (2.19%) Device Driver
10 4 (2.19%) Data Integration
10 4 (2.19%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.64%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.64%) New Media
11 3 (1.64%) User Experience
12 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.09%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.85%) Linux
2 18 (9.84%) Windows
3 14 (7.65%) Android
3 14 (7.65%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.73%) UNIX
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (44.26%) TDD
3 67 (36.61%) OO
4 46 (25.14%) MVC
5 39 (21.31%) Scrum
6 34 (18.58%) Software Engineering
7 25 (13.66%) Mentoring
8 24 (13.11%) OOP
9 20 (10.93%) Software Architecture
10 16 (8.74%) OOD
11 15 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.10%) BDD
13 12 (6.56%) Web Development
13 12 (6.56%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.46%) Content Management
14 10 (5.46%) DevOps
15 9 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (4.92%) Multithreading
16 8 (4.37%) Integration Testing
16 8 (4.37%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 94 (51.37%) C#
2 84 (45.90%) Java
3 65 (35.52%) JavaScript
4 63 (34.43%) C++
5 52 (28.42%) SQL
6 25 (13.66%) Groovy
7 23 (12.57%) C
8 18 (9.84%) Python
9 9 (4.92%) Ruby
10 8 (4.37%) Perl
10 8 (4.37%) XQuery
11 7 (3.83%) Scala
11 7 (3.83%) PHP
12 6 (3.28%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.19%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.19%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.19%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.09%) Clojure
14 2 (1.09%) XPath
15 1 (0.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 67 (36.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.66%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Firmware
2 3 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) Puppet
1 5 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.64%) StatsD
2 3 (1.64%) logstash
2 3 (1.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (8.74%) Sybase
2 12 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.01%) Oracle
4 4 (2.19%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.64%) New Relic
5 3 (1.64%) Tableau
5 3 (1.64%) Splunk
6 2 (1.09%) StreamBase
6 2 (1.09%) Metastorm
6 2 (1.09%) Software AG
7 1 (0.55%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) Informatica
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) Twitter
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +?12.?5%? bonus +? 10%? pension + be
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + excelllent package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago