Period
to 24 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 36 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 389 247 730
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.55% 6.85% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 7.35% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 370 234 666
10th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
25th Percentile £66,250 £62,250 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% +7.14%

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 5,556 3,362 9,556
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 93.21% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,934 2,955 8,454
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,016 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021. 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
London Bridge - 5 £80,000 -
Senior Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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.

1 169 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (37.02%) Finance
3 141 (36.25%) C#
4 133 (34.19%) JavaScript
5 129 (33.16%) .NET
6 107 (27.51%) SQL
7 105 (26.99%) Java
8 102 (26.22%) React
9 91 (23.39%) Fintech
9 91 (23.39%) HTML
9 91 (23.39%) CSS
10 84 (21.59%) Azure
11 78 (20.05%) AWS
12 76 (19.54%) .NET Core
13 73 (18.77%) SQL Server
14 72 (18.51%) Social Skills
15 71 (18.25%) DevOps
16 70 (17.99%) Microservices
16 70 (17.99%) Multithreading
17 69 (17.74%) TDD
18 67 (17.22%) Full Stack Development
19 66 (16.97%) Node.js
20 58 (14.91%) AngularJS
20 58 (14.91%) Scrum
21 53 (13.62%) Web Services
21 53 (13.62%) Docker
22 52 (13.37%) TypeScript
23 51 (13.11%) Python
24 49 (12.60%) Greenfield Project
25 46 (11.83%) HTML5

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 10 (2.57%) Apache Solr
1 10 (2.57%) Apache Spark
1 10 (2.57%) CMS
1 10 (2.57%) Drupal
1 10 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.06%) IIS
3 6 (1.54%) Confluence
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.26%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.26%) GemFire
5 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Figma
2 1 (0.26%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (0.77%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 84 (21.59%) Azure
2 78 (20.05%) AWS
3 22 (5.66%) Serverless
4 18 (4.63%) Power Platform
5 17 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (3.08%) SaaS
7 9 (2.31%) GCP
7 9 (2.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 7 (1.80%) Azure Logic Apps
9 6 (1.54%) npm
10 5 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (1.29%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (1.29%) Azure App Service
10 5 (1.29%) Azure Key Vault
10 5 (1.29%) Azure Service Bus
10 5 (1.29%) Azure Service Fabric
10 5 (1.29%) Azure Storage
11 4 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.03%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.06%) FTP
2 4 (1.03%) AMQP
3 3 (0.77%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.68%) Big Data
3 23 (5.91%) MySQL
4 22 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 21 (5.40%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.40%) NoSQL
6 20 (5.14%) Flink
7 18 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (4.63%) Power BI
8 15 (3.86%) Redis
9 14 (3.60%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.77%) Biml
14 3 (0.77%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 36 (9.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.91%) JIRA
3 15 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.83%) webpack
5 10 (2.57%) Maven
5 10 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.80%) Cypress.io
7 5 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.03%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.77%) CocoaPods
9 3 (0.77%) git-flow
9 3 (0.77%) Gradle
9 3 (0.77%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.77%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.77%) JUnit
9 3 (0.77%) NUnit
9 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 144 (37.02%) Finance
2 72 (18.51%) Social Skills
3 44 (11.31%) Banking
4 21 (5.40%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.63%) Front Office
6 16 (4.11%) Retail
7 9 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.31%) Public Sector
8 8 (2.06%) Marketing
9 6 (1.54%) Games
10 5 (1.29%) Advertising
11 4 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (0.77%) Automotive
12 3 (0.77%) Electronics
12 3 (0.77%) Law
12 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.77%) Publishing
12 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (33.16%) .NET
2 102 (26.22%) React
3 91 (23.39%) CSS
3 91 (23.39%) HTML
4 76 (19.54%) .NET Core
5 66 (16.97%) Node.js
6 58 (14.91%) AngularJS
7 53 (13.62%) Web Services
8 46 (11.83%) HTML5
9 42 (10.80%) ASP.NET
10 37 (9.51%) Spring
11 34 (8.74%) REST
12 30 (7.71%) Redux
13 27 (6.94%) .NET Framework
14 26 (6.68%) Spring Boot
15 22 (5.66%) JSON
16 21 (5.40%) RESTful
17 20 (5.14%) Express
18 19 (4.88%) Entity Framework
19 18 (4.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.60%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (8.74%) User Experience
3 19 (4.88%) Derivative
4 18 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.34%) Equities
6 6 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.29%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.03%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.77%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.51%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.46%) Windows
2 24 (6.17%) Linux
3 12 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.31%) Unix
5 8 (2.06%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (23.39%) Fintech
3 71 (18.25%) DevOps
4 70 (17.99%) Microservices
4 70 (17.99%) Multithreading
5 69 (17.74%) TDD
6 67 (17.22%) Full Stack Development
7 58 (14.91%) Scrum
8 39 (10.03%) Analytics
8 39 (10.03%) MVC
9 37 (9.51%) Computer Science
9 37 (9.51%) Front End Development
10 36 (9.25%) Software Engineering
11 35 (9.00%) SDLC
12 33 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (8.23%) OO
14 26 (6.68%) Mentoring
14 26 (6.68%) Multithreaded Programming
15 24 (6.17%) OOP
16 22 (5.66%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 141 (36.25%) C#
2 133 (34.19%) JavaScript
3 107 (27.51%) SQL
4 105 (26.99%) Java
5 52 (13.37%) TypeScript
6 51 (13.11%) Python
7 22 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.60%) ES6
9 12 (3.08%) Go
10 11 (2.83%) Kotlin
11 10 (2.57%) Apex Code
12 9 (2.31%) VBA
13 7 (1.80%) PHP
14 6 (1.54%) C++
14 6 (1.54%) ES7
15 5 (1.29%) C
15 5 (1.29%) Java 8
15 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.03%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.03%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 24 (6.17%) Degree
2 6 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (1.54%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.40%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) PSD2
System Software
1 53 (13.62%) Docker
2 7 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (9.77%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.86%) Terraform
3 3 (0.77%) Ansible
3 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.51%) Grafana
Vendors
1 25 (6.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.34%) Oracle
3 12 (3.08%) Fidessa
4 10 (2.57%) Google
4 10 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.03%) Databricks
5 4 (1.03%) SAP
6 3 (0.77%) Apple
6 3 (0.77%) Intapp
7 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.51%) Murex
7 2 (0.51%) Nintex
7 2 (0.51%) OpenText
7 2 (0.51%) Solace
7 2 (0.51%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.26%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.26%) IBM