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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 540 559 491
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 92 103 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 68 95 122
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
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
41812 46833 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.66% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35435 39378 34737
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +41 8 £60,000 +14.28%
Ealing - 5 - -
Hounslow - 2 £70,000 -
West Drayton - 2 £55,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 112 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (51.31%) Java
2 98 (51.31%) C#
3 90 (47.12%) TDD
4 77 (40.31%) .NET
4 77 (40.31%) OO
5 72 (37.70%) Degree
6 68 (35.60%) JavaScript
7 62 (32.46%) C++
8 55 (28.80%) ASP.NET
9 54 (28.27%) SQL
9 54 (28.27%) MVC
10 52 (27.23%) SQL Server
11 46 (24.08%) Computer Science
12 41 (21.47%) Scrum
13 40 (20.94%) Software Engineering
14 39 (20.42%) Spring
14 39 (20.42%) XML
15 38 (19.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (18.32%) Finance
17 33 (17.28%) NoSQL
18 32 (16.75%) HTML
19 31 (16.23%) Algorithms
20 30 (15.71%) Linux
21 29 (15.18%) Web Services
21 29 (15.18%) jQuery
21 29 (15.18%) QA
22 27 (14.14%) OOP
22 27 (14.14%) Mentoring
23 26 (13.61%) Hibernate

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (2.62%) JBoss
1 5 (2.62%) Apache
1 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.62%) CMS
1 5 (2.62%) Tornado
2 4 (2.09%) IIS
2 4 (2.09%) nginx
2 4 (2.09%) Node.js
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.52%) Mule
4 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.66%) HTTP
2 2 (1.05%) SSL
2 2 (1.05%) LDAP
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Network Security
3 1 (0.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.28%) NoSQL
3 24 (12.57%) Redis
4 18 (9.42%) Relational Database
5 17 (8.90%) MarkLogic
5 17 (8.90%) MongoDB
6 16 (8.38%) RDBMS
7 15 (7.85%) MySQL
8 11 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (4.19%) Big Data
11 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.62%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.09%) Event Store
13 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.57%) Berkeley DB
13 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (11.52%) Maven
2 21 (10.99%) Visual Studio
3 20 (10.47%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.33%) JUnit
5 13 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.28%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.76%) Subversion
7 11 (5.76%) NUnit
8 10 (5.24%) Ant
9 8 (4.19%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.66%) Spock
11 6 (3.14%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.62%) CruiseControl
12 5 (2.62%) Selenium
13 4 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (2.09%) Log4Net
14 3 (1.57%) Hudson
15 2 (1.05%) Xcode
16 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
16 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 21 (10.99%) Aerospace
2 21 (10.99%) Automotive
3 13 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.76%) Games
4 11 (5.76%) Retail
5 9 (4.71%) Publishing
6 7 (3.66%) Marketing
6 7 (3.66%) Banking
7 5 (2.62%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.62%) Back Office
8 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.05%) Advertising
9 2 (1.05%) Front Office
10 1 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (40.31%) .NET
2 55 (28.80%) ASP.NET
3 39 (20.42%) XML
3 39 (20.42%) Spring
4 38 (19.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (16.75%) HTML
6 29 (15.18%) Web Services
6 29 (15.18%) jQuery
7 26 (13.61%) Hibernate
8 21 (10.99%) CSS
9 18 (9.42%) AngularJS
10 14 (7.33%) .NET Framework
11 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (5.76%) WCF
13 10 (5.24%) LINQ
13 10 (5.24%) J2EE
13 10 (5.24%) HTML5
14 9 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (4.19%) REST
15 8 (4.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.08%) Computer Science
2 31 (16.23%) Algorithms
3 21 (10.99%) Mathematics
3 21 (10.99%) Physics
4 13 (6.81%) Digital Media
4 13 (6.81%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.24%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.14%) Visualisation
7 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.62%) GIS
9 4 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.57%) New Media
10 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.05%) Clustering
11 2 (1.05%) Derivative
11 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.05%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.71%) Linux
2 24 (12.57%) Windows
3 14 (7.33%) Apple iOS
4 13 (6.81%) Android
5 8 (4.19%) UNIX
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (47.12%) TDD
3 77 (40.31%) OO
4 54 (28.27%) MVC
5 41 (21.47%) Scrum
6 40 (20.94%) Software Engineering
7 27 (14.14%) OOP
7 27 (14.14%) Mentoring
8 25 (13.09%) OOD
9 22 (11.52%) SDLC
10 20 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.47%) Open Source
10 20 (10.47%) Software Architecture
11 15 (7.85%) BDD
12 12 (6.28%) Web Development
12 12 (6.28%) DevOps
13 11 (5.76%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.76%) Multithreading
13 11 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (51.31%) Java
1 98 (51.31%) C#
2 68 (35.60%) JavaScript
3 62 (32.46%) C++
4 54 (28.27%) SQL
5 20 (10.47%) C
6 19 (9.95%) Python
7 18 (9.42%) Groovy
8 13 (6.81%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.19%) XQuery
10 7 (3.66%) Ruby
10 7 (3.66%) Scala
11 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.09%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.57%) Perl
13 3 (1.57%) PHP
14 2 (1.05%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.05%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.05%) Clojure
14 2 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 72 (37.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.18%) QA
2 5 (2.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) Firmware
2 3 (1.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) Puppet
1 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (8.38%) Sybase
2 11 (5.76%) Oracle
3 10 (5.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.62%) TIBCO
4 5 (2.62%) StreamBase
4 5 (2.62%) Tableau
5 2 (1.05%) Facebook
5 2 (1.05%) Metastorm
5 2 (1.05%) Software AG
6 1 (0.52%) Informatica
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) SAP
6 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +12.5% bonus + 10% pension + benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago