Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 35 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 555 703 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.15% 6.77% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 7.08% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 507 650 674
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £57,500 £53,175 £51,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,750 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 8,562 9,924 10,222
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.51% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7,390 8,862 9,117
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the City of London

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the City of London

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the City of London

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate +7 6 £120,000 +77.78%
London Bridge -15 3 £82,500 +57.14%
Senior Developer
Central London

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 242 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (43.06%) JavaScript
3 183 (32.97%) Java
4 168 (30.27%) C#
5 162 (29.19%) React
6 155 (27.93%) .NET
7 144 (25.95%) AngularJS
8 143 (25.77%) Microservices
9 141 (25.41%) Finance
10 136 (24.50%) HTML
11 128 (23.06%) CSS
12 125 (22.52%) Fintech
13 119 (21.44%) TDD
14 114 (20.54%) SQL
15 102 (18.38%) Azure
16 99 (17.84%) AWS
17 84 (15.14%) Greenfield Project
18 83 (14.95%) MVC
18 83 (14.95%) SQL Server
19 82 (14.77%) Python
20 81 (14.59%) HTML5
21 78 (14.05%) Spring
21 78 (14.05%) Front End Development
22 70 (12.61%) Scrum
22 70 (12.61%) Docker
23 68 (12.25%) DevOps
23 68 (12.25%) ASP.NET
24 66 (11.89%) Degree
25 62 (11.17%) Git (software)
26 60 (10.81%) RESTful

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (3.06%) CMS
2 10 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.62%) EPiServer
4 7 (1.26%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.26%) Mule
4 7 (1.26%) Mule ESB
5 6 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.90%) Confluence
6 5 (0.90%) JBoss
7 4 (0.72%) Drupal
8 3 (0.54%) Apache
8 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.36%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Temenos Globus
2 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 102 (18.38%) Azure
2 99 (17.84%) AWS
3 28 (5.05%) GCP
4 23 (4.14%) SaaS
5 13 (2.34%) Power Platform
6 8 (1.44%) npm
7 7 (1.26%) Serverless
8 6 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.08%) Heroku
9 5 (0.90%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (0.90%) GitHub
10 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.72%) Firebase
10 4 (0.72%) PaaS
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.36%) Asana
12 2 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.98%) Internet
2 7 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) Multicast
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.21%) Big Data
3 39 (7.03%) NoSQL
4 31 (5.59%) MySQL
5 30 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 18 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.34%) Power BI
8 13 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.80%) Looker
10 10 (1.80%) Pentaho
11 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.44%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.24%) Cucumber
3 16 (2.88%) JUnit
4 15 (2.70%) JIRA
4 15 (2.70%) webpack
5 13 (2.34%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.98%) Maven
7 10 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.44%) gulp
9 7 (1.26%) JBehave
10 5 (0.90%) NUnit
11 4 (0.72%) Cypress.io
11 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.72%) GitLab
11 4 (0.72%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.72%) MSTest
11 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.54%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.54%) CircleCI
General
1 141 (25.41%) Finance
2 53 (9.55%) Marketing
3 45 (8.11%) Banking
4 32 (5.77%) Front Office
5 20 (3.60%) Law
6 17 (3.06%) Games
7 14 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.98%) Advertising
9 10 (1.80%) Electronics
9 10 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.80%) Public Sector
9 10 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.62%) Retail
11 7 (1.26%) Back Office
12 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.72%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (29.19%) React
2 155 (27.93%) .NET
3 144 (25.95%) AngularJS
4 136 (24.50%) HTML
5 128 (23.06%) CSS
6 81 (14.59%) HTML5
7 78 (14.05%) Spring
8 68 (12.25%) ASP.NET
9 60 (10.81%) RESTful
10 56 (10.09%) .NET Core
11 54 (9.73%) CSS3
12 50 (9.01%) .NET Framework
12 50 (9.01%) Web Services
13 45 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 43 (7.75%) Node.js
15 42 (7.57%) REST
16 39 (7.03%) Redux
17 38 (6.85%) Sass
18 31 (5.59%) Spring Boot
18 31 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.14%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (6.31%) User Experience
3 23 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (3.78%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.52%) Derivative
7 14 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.34%) Renewable Energy
9 11 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.62%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.08%) Online Games
12 5 (0.90%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.72%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.54%) Equities
15 2 (0.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.83%) Linux
2 26 (4.68%) Unix
3 17 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.34%) Windows
5 10 (1.80%) Android
6 4 (0.72%) CentOS
7 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (25.77%) Microservices
3 125 (22.52%) Fintech
4 119 (21.44%) TDD
5 83 (14.95%) MVC
6 78 (14.05%) Front End Development
7 70 (12.61%) Scrum
8 68 (12.25%) DevOps
9 60 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 60 (10.81%) OO
10 58 (10.45%) Computer Science
11 54 (9.73%) Software Engineering
12 46 (8.29%) BDD
13 44 (7.93%) Web Development
14 40 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (7.21%) SDLC
15 30 (5.41%) Mathematics
15 30 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (5.41%) SOA
15 30 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 239 (43.06%) JavaScript
2 183 (32.97%) Java
3 168 (30.27%) C#
4 114 (20.54%) SQL
5 82 (14.77%) Python
6 40 (7.21%) Java 8
7 36 (6.49%) TypeScript
8 32 (5.77%) C++
9 28 (5.05%) PHP
10 22 (3.96%) Scala
11 21 (3.78%) Kotlin
12 13 (2.34%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.80%) C
14 9 (1.62%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.62%) Ruby
14 9 (1.62%) XPath
15 8 (1.44%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.44%) ES6
15 8 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.90%) F#
Qualifications
1 66 (11.89%) Degree
2 45 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.08%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) CISSP
6 1 (0.18%) MCP
6 1 (0.18%) MCPD
6 1 (0.18%) MCSE
6 1 (0.18%) MCTS
6 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.68%) QA
System Software
1 70 (12.61%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 31 (5.59%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.42%) Terraform
3 6 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.18%) Grafana
4 1 (0.18%) Kibana
4 1 (0.18%) MIIS
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 55 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.60%) Oracle
3 15 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (2.70%) Tableau
4 11 (1.98%) Google
4 11 (1.98%) SAP
5 10 (1.80%) Informatica
5 10 (1.80%) Talend
6 7 (1.26%) MuleSoft
7 5 (0.90%) Adobe
7 5 (0.90%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.72%) Charles River
9 3 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.54%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.54%) Zend
9 3 (0.54%) Zuora
10 2 (0.36%) Nintex
10 2 (0.36%) Solace
11 1 (0.18%) Blue Prism