Period
to 22 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 32 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 703 735 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.77% 6.85% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 7.19% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 650 674 828
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £53,175 £51,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £97,750 £100,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +12.00%

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 9,926 10,219 10,126
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 95.27% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8,863 9,114 9,245
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 £52,500 - 1
Moorgate - 2 £67,500 -
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 2019, 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.

1 378 (53.77%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 272 (38.69%) Java
4 222 (31.58%) C#
5 208 (29.59%) Finance
6 205 (29.16%) .NET
7 189 (26.88%) SQL
8 173 (24.61%) TDD
9 170 (24.18%) Microservices
10 162 (23.04%) HTML
10 162 (23.04%) SQL Server
11 148 (21.05%) CSS
11 148 (21.05%) AngularJS
12 126 (17.92%) MVC
13 117 (16.64%) Python
14 114 (16.22%) React
15 110 (15.65%) Spring
16 101 (14.37%) Web Services
17 94 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
18 91 (12.94%) Banking
19 90 (12.80%) RESTful
20 81 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
21 77 (10.95%) Docker
22 76 (10.81%) Linux
22 76 (10.81%) ASP.NET
23 73 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
24 70 (9.96%) OO
24 70 (9.96%) Microsoft
25 68 (9.67%) Software Engineering
25 68 (9.67%) Degree

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 (2.42%) WebSphere
2 16 (2.28%) CMS
2 16 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.99%) JBoss
3 14 (1.99%) Umbraco
4 10 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.14%) Apache TomEE
6 7 (1.00%) IIS
6 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.85%) Confluence
8 5 (0.71%) Apache
8 5 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.43%) FileNet
10 3 (0.43%) WordPress
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.28%) InVision
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.14%) InDesign
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) RiskWrite
2 2 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.14%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 94 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.28%) Serverless
4 12 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (1.71%) SaaS
5 8 (1.14%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.57%) npm
7 4 (0.57%) Slack
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.43%) AWS OpsWorks
8 3 (0.43%) GitHub
8 3 (0.43%) Office 365
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.28%) Boomi
9 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.28%) Force.com
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.13%) HTTP
2 7 (1.00%) Internet
3 4 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.14%) 5G
4 1 (0.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.25%) NoSQL
3 46 (6.54%) MySQL
4 37 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (4.13%) Big Data
8 20 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (2.56%) Redis
10 18 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (2.42%) MongoDB
12 16 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (1.71%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (1.42%) Power BI
16 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (6.69%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.41%) Maven
4 19 (2.70%) JIRA
5 17 (2.42%) Gradle
6 16 (2.28%) Selenium
7 15 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 15 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (1.56%) JUnit
9 11 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.56%) Subversion
9 11 (1.56%) webpack
10 10 (1.42%) Mockito
11 9 (1.28%) gulp
11 9 (1.28%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.14%) Ant
12 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 208 (29.59%) Finance
2 91 (12.94%) Banking
3 40 (5.69%) Front Office
4 39 (5.55%) Retail
5 37 (5.26%) Law
6 22 (3.13%) Advertising
7 20 (2.84%) Games
7 20 (2.84%) Marketing
8 12 (1.71%) Back Office
9 9 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.14%) Publishing
11 6 (0.85%) Automotive
12 5 (0.71%) Legal
13 3 (0.43%) International Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (29.16%) .NET
2 162 (23.04%) HTML
3 148 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 148 (21.05%) CSS
4 114 (16.22%) React
5 110 (15.65%) Spring
6 101 (14.37%) Web Services
7 90 (12.80%) RESTful
8 76 (10.81%) ASP.NET
9 66 (9.39%) jQuery
10 65 (9.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 56 (7.97%) Node.js
12 53 (7.54%) .NET Core
12 53 (7.54%) Spring Boot
13 52 (7.40%) SOAP
14 50 (7.11%) HTML5
14 50 (7.11%) REST
15 45 (6.40%) .NET Framework
16 43 (6.12%) XML
17 42 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (6.69%) Fintech
3 40 (5.69%) User Experience
4 24 (3.41%) Derivative
4 24 (3.41%) Fixed Income
4 24 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (3.41%) Xbox
5 16 (2.28%) Algorithms
6 15 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (1.71%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.56%) Grid Computing
9 11 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.56%) Reinsurance
10 10 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.42%) Equities
11 7 (1.00%) RIA
12 6 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 76 (10.81%) Linux
2 22 (3.13%) Unix
3 20 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 18 (2.56%) Android
5 10 (1.42%) Windows
6 4 (0.57%) Solaris
7 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (53.77%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (24.61%) TDD
3 170 (24.18%) Microservices
4 126 (17.92%) MVC
5 70 (9.96%) OO
6 68 (9.67%) DevOps
6 68 (9.67%) Software Engineering
7 64 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (8.82%) SDLC
9 61 (8.68%) Front End Development
9 61 (8.68%) Test Automation
10 60 (8.53%) Unit Testing
11 59 (8.39%) Scrum
12 55 (7.82%) Mathematics
13 54 (7.68%) Pair Programming
14 46 (6.54%) SOA
15 41 (5.83%) Web Development
16 40 (5.69%) Computer Science
17 38 (5.41%) E-Commerce
17 38 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 289 (41.11%) JavaScript
2 272 (38.69%) Java
3 222 (31.58%) C#
4 189 (26.88%) SQL
5 117 (16.64%) Python
6 63 (8.96%) C++
6 63 (8.96%) Java 8
7 41 (5.83%) PHP
8 32 (4.55%) Ruby
9 31 (4.41%) ES6
10 27 (3.84%) Scala
11 26 (3.70%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.70%) Go
13 18 (2.56%) TypeScript
14 16 (2.28%) Groovy
15 15 (2.13%) C
16 14 (1.99%) Apex Code
16 14 (1.99%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.71%) Haskell
17 12 (1.71%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 68 (9.67%) Degree
2 25 (3.56%) PhD
3 12 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.97%) QA
2 10 (1.42%) MiFID
3 5 (0.71%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.43%) GDPR
5 2 (0.28%) EMIR
5 2 (0.28%) IFRS
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 77 (10.95%) Docker
2 7 (1.00%) Varnish
3 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 68 (9.67%) Kubernetes
2 27 (3.84%) Docker Swarm
3 11 (1.56%) Ansible
4 9 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.14%) Puppet
6 3 (0.43%) Terraform
7 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.14%) Grafana
7 1 (0.14%) Graphite
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Mesos
7 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 70 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.39%) Oracle
3 27 (3.84%) Red Hat
4 19 (2.70%) Google
5 18 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.99%) Zend
7 10 (1.42%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.00%) Tableau
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe
9 3 (0.43%) Facebook
9 3 (0.43%) IBM
9 3 (0.43%) Kofax
9 3 (0.43%) Perforce
9 3 (0.43%) Sybase
10 2 (0.28%) Dell
10 2 (0.28%) Fidessa
10 2 (0.28%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.28%) Murex
10 2 (0.28%) Software AG
10 2 (0.28%) SunGard