The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
London / City of London
Rank 30 27 48
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 345 497 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.80% 7.03% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 7.35% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 324 459 425
Median salary £72,500 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.88% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the City of London

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 412 (54.43%) Finance
2 404 (53.37%) Java
3 323 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (40.69%) Banking
5 270 (35.67%) JavaScript
6 253 (33.42%) SQL
7 242 (31.97%) C#
8 231 (30.52%) SQL Server
9 203 (26.82%) .NET
10 184 (24.31%) AngularJS
11 166 (21.93%) HTML
12 155 (20.48%) TDD
13 153 (20.21%) CSS
14 145 (19.15%) Scrum
15 128 (16.91%) Spring
16 115 (15.19%) OO
17 104 (13.74%) Node.js
18 103 (13.61%) Web Development
19 97 (12.81%) MVC
20 90 (11.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 87 (11.49%) OOD
21 87 (11.49%) Linux
22 86 (11.36%) Front Office
23 80 (10.57%) ASP.NET
23 80 (10.57%) Low Latency
24 79 (10.44%) React
25 76 (10.04%) HTML5
26 75 (9.91%) Microsoft
27 72 (9.51%) Electronic Trading
28 71 (9.38%) Web Services

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 32 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (3.70%) Jetty
3 25 (3.30%) CMS
4 21 (2.77%) EPiServer
5 17 (2.25%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.59%) Apache
8 8 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.66%) JBoss
10 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.66%) WordPress
11 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.40%) Confluence
12 3 (0.40%) Drupal
12 3 (0.40%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Magento
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 57 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.59%) SaaS
4 11 (1.45%) GitHub
5 10 (1.32%) Office 365
6 8 (1.06%) TestFlight
7 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.40%) Trello
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.26%) PaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.13%) Force.com
11 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.10%) Internet
2 21 (2.77%) Intranet
3 14 (1.85%) HTTP
4 3 (0.40%) FTP
4 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) 3G
6 1 (0.13%) 4G
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.13%) GSM
6 1 (0.13%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 90 (11.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (7.66%) NoSQL
4 54 (7.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (5.68%) MySQL
6 39 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (5.15%) Power BI
7 34 (4.49%) Big Data
8 32 (4.23%) MongoDB
9 30 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (3.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (2.91%) Hadoop
13 20 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (2.51%) Couchbase
15 16 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (1.98%) Relational Database
17 14 (1.85%) OLAP
18 13 (1.72%) Redis
19 12 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 70 (9.25%) JUnit
1 70 (9.25%) Maven
2 64 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 56 (7.40%) Gradle
4 40 (5.28%) Visual Studio
5 37 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (4.23%) Jenkins
7 25 (3.30%) NUnit
8 22 (2.91%) JIRA
9 17 (2.25%) MSTest
10 14 (1.85%) Ant
11 11 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.45%) Gatling
11 11 (1.45%) Subversion
12 10 (1.32%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.19%) Android Studio
14 8 (1.06%) gulp
14 8 (1.06%) JMeter
14 8 (1.06%) PowerDesigner
15 7 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 412 (54.43%) Finance
2 308 (40.69%) Banking
3 86 (11.36%) Front Office
4 37 (4.89%) Back Office
5 30 (3.96%) Advertising
6 14 (1.85%) Publishing
7 13 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.72%) Retail
8 10 (1.32%) Games
8 10 (1.32%) Marketing
9 6 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.40%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (26.82%) .NET
2 184 (24.31%) AngularJS
3 166 (21.93%) HTML
4 153 (20.21%) CSS
5 128 (16.91%) Spring
6 104 (13.74%) Node.js
7 80 (10.57%) ASP.NET
8 79 (10.44%) React
9 76 (10.04%) HTML5
10 71 (9.38%) Web Services
11 67 (8.85%) .NET Framework
12 64 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 57 (7.53%) CSS3
14 56 (7.40%) REST
15 54 (7.13%) jQuery
16 53 (7.00%) Entity Framework
17 52 (6.87%) JDBC
18 48 (6.34%) J2SE
19 44 (5.81%) Hibernate
19 44 (5.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 50 (6.61%) User Experience
3 32 (4.23%) Fintech
4 22 (2.91%) Algorithms
4 22 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (1.85%) Reference Data
7 13 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.19%) Derivative
8 9 (1.19%) Equities
8 9 (1.19%) Social Media
9 7 (0.92%) Reinsurance
10 6 (0.79%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.79%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.79%) Xbox
11 5 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.40%) Animation
12 3 (0.40%) Photography
12 3 (0.40%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.49%) Linux
2 31 (4.10%) Apple iOS
3 21 (2.77%) Windows
4 19 (2.51%) Android
5 17 (2.25%) Unix
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (20.48%) TDD
3 145 (19.15%) Scrum
4 115 (15.19%) OO
5 103 (13.61%) Web Development
6 97 (12.81%) MVC
7 87 (11.49%) OOD
8 80 (10.57%) Low Latency
9 72 (9.51%) Electronic Trading
10 70 (9.25%) Front End Development
11 65 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
11 65 (8.59%) Mentoring
12 62 (8.19%) Microservices
13 59 (7.79%) Multithreading
14 52 (6.87%) ETL
15 50 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (6.34%) SOA
17 47 (6.21%) SDLC
18 44 (5.81%) BDD
19 40 (5.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 404 (53.37%) Java
2 270 (35.67%) JavaScript
3 253 (33.42%) SQL
4 242 (31.97%) C#
5 51 (6.74%) Python
6 40 (5.28%) Scala
7 35 (4.62%) T-SQL
8 32 (4.23%) PHP
9 28 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 26 (3.43%) C++
11 22 (2.91%) XPath
12 19 (2.51%) Ruby
13 15 (1.98%) Apple Swift
13 15 (1.98%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.72%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.59%) Go
16 11 (1.45%) ES6
17 10 (1.32%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.19%) C
18 9 (1.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 54 (7.13%) Degree
2 12 (1.59%) PhD
3 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.26%) OCP
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.62%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) MiFID
3 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.26%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (4.76%) Docker
2 4 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.26%) KVM
3 2 (0.26%) Varnish
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (4.23%) Puppet
2 16 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.59%) Ansible
4 6 (0.79%) Kibana
4 6 (0.79%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.79%) logstash
5 5 (0.66%) Mesos
6 4 (0.53%) Marathon
7 3 (0.40%) Salt
8 2 (0.26%) Grafana
8 2 (0.26%) StatsD
9 1 (0.13%) Graphite
9 1 (0.13%) MOM
9 1 (0.13%) rkt
9 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 67 (8.85%) Oracle
3 48 (6.34%) Sybase
4 18 (2.38%) Tableau
5 14 (1.85%) TIBCO
6 7 (0.92%) GoldenSource
6 7 (0.92%) Zend
7 6 (0.79%) Cognos
7 6 (0.79%) Google
8 5 (0.66%) Adobe
8 5 (0.66%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.66%) Hortonworks
8 5 (0.66%) Netezza
9 4 (0.53%) IBM
9 4 (0.53%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.53%) StreamBase
9 4 (0.53%) Telerik
9 4 (0.53%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.40%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bens - Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Competitve package + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 and fruitful benefits / strong options package
Posted: 2 days ago