The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 563 504 583
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 99 107 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 87 97 78
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Developer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -31 19 £60,000 +14.28%
Croydon - 11 £47,500 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £52,500 - 1
Enfield - 1 £50,000 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £75,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 77 (44.00%) .NET
2 74 (42.29%) C#
3 60 (34.29%) Java
4 59 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (32.57%) Software Engineering
6 55 (31.43%) ASP.NET
7 53 (30.29%) SQL Server
8 51 (29.14%) JavaScript
9 49 (28.00%) Degree
10 48 (27.43%) SQL
11 45 (25.71%) HTML
12 41 (23.43%) MVC
13 39 (22.29%) C++
13 39 (22.29%) Web Services
14 38 (21.71%) Microsoft
15 37 (21.14%) Finance
15 37 (21.14%) OO
15 37 (21.14%) WCF
15 37 (21.14%) TDD
16 36 (20.57%) Computer Science
17 35 (20.00%) CSS
18 31 (17.71%) jQuery
19 30 (17.14%) Scrum
20 28 (16.00%) XML
21 26 (14.86%) MS Excel
22 25 (14.29%) PHP
22 25 (14.29%) BDD
23 24 (13.71%) .NET Framework
24 23 (13.14%) Python
25 22 (12.57%) Windows

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (5.14%) Apache Solr
2 8 (4.57%) Apache
3 7 (4.00%) MTS
3 7 (4.00%) IIS
4 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.71%) SugarCRM
6 3 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.71%) WordPress
7 2 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) Mingle
3 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.71%) SaaS
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.57%) Route 53
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.86%) Internet
2 3 (1.71%) SMS
3 1 (0.57%) SSH
3 1 (0.57%) Intranet
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.14%) MySQL
3 11 (6.29%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.14%) Big Data
6 8 (4.57%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.86%) MarkLogic
8 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.57%) Redis
11 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.57%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Subversion
2 10 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.57%) NUnit
5 7 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.86%) JIRA
7 3 (1.71%) GCC
8 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.14%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.14%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.14%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.57%) MSTest
9 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.57%) Selenium
9 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 37 (21.14%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Multimedia
3 8 (4.57%) Back Office
3 8 (4.57%) Advertising
3 8 (4.57%) Banking
3 8 (4.57%) Retail
4 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.71%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (44.00%) .NET
2 55 (31.43%) ASP.NET
3 45 (25.71%) HTML
4 39 (22.29%) Web Services
5 37 (21.14%) WCF
6 35 (20.00%) CSS
7 31 (17.71%) jQuery
8 28 (16.00%) XML
9 24 (13.71%) .NET Framework
10 22 (12.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (9.14%) Spring
11 16 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (8.00%) NHibernate
13 13 (7.43%) HTML5
13 13 (7.43%) Classic ASP
14 12 (6.86%) WF
14 12 (6.86%) Hibernate
14 12 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (6.29%) Ajax
16 10 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.57%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.86%) Hedge funds
3 9 (5.14%) Video on Demand
3 9 (5.14%) Grid Computing
4 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.00%) MPEG
5 6 (3.43%) Open Source
6 5 (2.86%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.29%) New Media
8 3 (1.71%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.14%) Derivative
9 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.57%) STB
10 1 (0.57%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.57%) Windows
2 15 (8.57%) UNIX
3 14 (8.00%) Linux
4 11 (6.29%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.29%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.57%) Software Engineering
3 41 (23.43%) MVC
4 37 (21.14%) OO
4 37 (21.14%) TDD
5 30 (17.14%) Scrum
6 25 (14.29%) BDD
7 20 (11.43%) Multithreading
8 18 (10.29%) Waterfall
9 14 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.86%) OOD
11 10 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.14%) Workflow
13 8 (4.57%) OOP
13 8 (4.57%) CRM
13 8 (4.57%) Pair Programming
13 8 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (4.00%) Low Latency
14 7 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.29%) C#
2 60 (34.29%) Java
3 51 (29.14%) JavaScript
4 48 (27.43%) SQL
5 39 (22.29%) C++
6 25 (14.29%) PHP
7 23 (13.14%) Python
8 20 (11.43%) T-SQL
9 15 (8.57%) VB.NET
10 13 (7.43%) VBScript
11 11 (6.29%) C
12 10 (5.71%) XPath
13 6 (3.43%) Ruby
14 5 (2.86%) XQuery
14 5 (2.86%) Perl
15 4 (2.29%) PHP5
15 4 (2.29%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.71%) Clojure
16 3 (1.71%) F#
16 3 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (28.00%) Degree
2 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.00%) PhD
4 5 (2.86%) HND
5 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 38 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.71%) Oracle
3 8 (4.57%) Zend
4 7 (4.00%) JBoss
5 6 (3.43%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.86%) Sybase
7 3 (1.71%) Google
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe
8 2 (1.14%) VMware
8 2 (1.14%) Telerik
9 1 (0.57%) Informatica
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60-80k
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Salary: Up to £65,000 (possibly more for exceptional experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa45-60k
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £55-65,000
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Nativ TV
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 30+ days ago