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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 526 522 553
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 92 113 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78 103 81
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 £48,000 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 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 24 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 +8 17 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Twickenham +2 4 £55,000 -
Teddington -8 4 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £60,000 -
Croydon -2 1 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £77,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £77,500 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 112 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (56.63%) C#
3 85 (43.37%) JavaScript
4 82 (41.84%) .NET
5 73 (37.24%) Java
6 71 (36.22%) SQL Server
7 68 (34.69%) SQL
8 66 (33.67%) TDD
9 61 (31.12%) Finance
10 57 (29.08%) Software Engineering
11 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 54 (27.55%) OO
13 53 (27.04%) MVC
14 50 (25.51%) Scrum
15 44 (22.45%) Microsoft
15 44 (22.45%) C++
16 41 (20.92%) Computer Science
17 40 (20.41%) Degree
18 39 (19.90%) HTML
19 36 (18.37%) WCF
20 31 (15.82%) Subversion
20 31 (15.82%) BDD
21 30 (15.31%) Open Source
21 30 (15.31%) .NET Framework
22 29 (14.80%) jQuery
22 29 (14.80%) Linux
23 28 (14.29%) CSS
23 28 (14.29%) Unit Testing
24 27 (13.78%) Multithreading
24 27 (13.78%) Python

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 22 (11.22%) Apache Solr
3 14 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (5.10%) JBoss
5 10 (5.10%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (4.08%) IIS
6 8 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.53%) Apache
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.02%) CMS
8 2 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.02%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
9 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 6 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) Internet
2 5 (2.55%) HTTP
3 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.53%) Intranet
4 3 (1.53%) SSH
5 2 (1.02%) Extranet
6 1 (0.51%) 3G
6 1 (0.51%) 4G
6 1 (0.51%) GSM
6 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (36.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.69%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.18%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.65%) Big Data
4 15 (7.65%) MySQL
5 14 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.12%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.10%) Redis
7 10 (5.10%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.53%) OLTP
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.51%) Riak
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (15.82%) Subversion
2 19 (9.69%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.18%) NUnit
3 18 (9.18%) Selenium
4 17 (8.67%) Cucumber
5 14 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.12%) Hudson
6 12 (6.12%) SpecFlow
6 12 (6.12%) Visual Studio
7 11 (5.61%) JUnit
7 11 (5.61%) Maven
8 6 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (2.55%) WATIR
9 5 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.04%) RSpec
10 4 (2.04%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.04%) NDepend
10 4 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.53%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.02%) MSBuild
General
1 61 (31.12%) Finance
2 12 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.04%) Front Office
3 4 (2.04%) Publishing
3 4 (2.04%) Games
3 4 (2.04%) Music Industry
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
4 3 (1.53%) Automotive
4 3 (1.53%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.53%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.84%) .NET
2 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 39 (19.90%) HTML
4 36 (18.37%) WCF
5 30 (15.31%) .NET Framework
6 29 (14.80%) jQuery
7 28 (14.29%) CSS
8 26 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (10.71%) NHibernate
10 19 (9.69%) Middleware
11 18 (9.18%) Spring
11 18 (9.18%) REST
12 17 (8.67%) Backbone.js
12 17 (8.67%) Web Services
13 16 (8.16%) HTML5
14 14 (7.14%) AngularJS
15 13 (6.63%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (6.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (6.63%) CSS3
15 13 (6.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.92%) Computer Science
2 30 (15.31%) Open Source
3 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.10%) User Experience
4 10 (5.10%) Algorithms
4 10 (5.10%) Device Driver
5 8 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.06%) E-Learning
8 5 (2.55%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.04%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.04%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.04%) Blog
9 4 (2.04%) CUDA
9 4 (2.04%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.53%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.53%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.80%) Linux
2 18 (9.18%) Windows
3 16 (8.16%) UNIX
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.67%) TDD
3 57 (29.08%) Software Engineering
4 54 (27.55%) OO
5 53 (27.04%) MVC
6 50 (25.51%) Scrum
7 31 (15.82%) BDD
8 28 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 27 (13.78%) Multithreading
10 19 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (9.18%) Pair Programming
11 18 (9.18%) UML
12 16 (8.16%) Web Development
13 15 (7.65%) OOP
14 14 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
14 14 (7.14%) Mentoring
15 13 (6.63%) Automated Testing
16 12 (6.12%) OOD
17 11 (5.61%) E-Commerce
18 10 (5.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 111 (56.63%) C#
2 85 (43.37%) JavaScript
3 73 (37.24%) Java
4 68 (34.69%) SQL
5 44 (22.45%) C++
6 27 (13.78%) Python
7 26 (13.27%) PHP
8 24 (12.24%) Ruby
9 17 (8.67%) C
10 12 (6.12%) T-SQL
10 12 (6.12%) VB
11 10 (5.10%) Embedded C
11 10 (5.10%) Embedded C++
12 9 (4.59%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.55%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.04%) Groovy
15 3 (1.53%) Scala
15 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.53%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (20.41%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) PhD
3 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.63%) logstash
2 10 (5.10%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) Kibana
3 2 (1.02%) StatsD
4 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) SCCM
4 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.51%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 44 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.78%) Oracle
3 9 (4.59%) TIBCO
3 9 (4.59%) Google
4 7 (3.57%) Sybase
5 4 (2.04%) HP
5 4 (2.04%) Twitter
5 4 (2.04%) Sony
5 4 (2.04%) Toshiba
6 3 (1.53%) Zend
7 2 (1.02%) New Relic
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Siebel
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + Parking + Flexi-working +
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Pension + Discounts + Many More
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Nucleus Global
Salary: competitive salary plus a range of company benefits
Posted: 25 days ago