Period
to 22 July 2019

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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 35 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 624 716 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.07% 6.47% 5.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 6.75% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 572 637 575
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £73,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.70% +8.00%

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 9,818 10,614 9,894
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.95% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8,713 9,480 8,964
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 July 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 July 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 -1 3 £80,000 +48.84%
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 July 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.

1 282 (45.19%) JavaScript
2 254 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (34.13%) Java
4 201 (32.21%) C#
5 165 (26.44%) Finance
6 160 (25.64%) Microservices
7 159 (25.48%) SQL
8 158 (25.32%) .NET
9 139 (22.28%) HTML
9 139 (22.28%) CSS
10 138 (22.12%) AngularJS
11 137 (21.96%) React
12 126 (20.19%) TDD
13 124 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
14 113 (18.11%) SQL Server
15 96 (15.38%) Python
15 96 (15.38%) MVC
15 96 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 96 (15.38%) Front End Development
16 89 (14.26%) SDLC
17 88 (14.10%) Docker
17 88 (14.10%) NoSQL
18 86 (13.78%) RESTful
19 79 (12.66%) Web Services
20 76 (12.18%) Spring
20 76 (12.18%) DevOps
21 73 (11.70%) Fintech
21 73 (11.70%) Git (software)
22 72 (11.54%) MySQL
23 71 (11.38%) OO

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 25 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.53%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.40%) Apache
3 15 (2.40%) CMS
4 12 (1.92%) Apache Solr
4 12 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.44%) Confluence
5 9 (1.44%) JBoss
6 8 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.80%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.64%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.64%) Apache TomEE
8 4 (0.64%) WordPress
9 3 (0.48%) IIS
9 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.32%) Zope
11 1 (0.16%) nginx
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.32%) RMDS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 124 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.45%) Power Platform
4 24 (3.85%) SaaS
5 23 (3.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (3.04%) Serverless
7 16 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (2.08%) Heroku
9 10 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (1.28%) GitHub
11 6 (0.96%) npm
11 6 (0.96%) PaaS
12 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.48%) Slack
14 2 (0.32%) Asana
14 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.32%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.56%) HTTP
2 6 (0.96%) Internet
2 6 (0.96%) SAN
3 2 (0.32%) Multicast
3 2 (0.32%) RIP
4 1 (0.16%) 5G
4 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.16%) Broadband
4 1 (0.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) SMS
4 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 88 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 72 (11.54%) MySQL
4 48 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (6.73%) Big Data
6 39 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (5.77%) Relational Database
9 34 (5.45%) Power BI
10 26 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (3.37%) MongoDB
12 17 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (2.56%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.40%) Redis
15 12 (1.92%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.76%) Data Lake
17 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.97%) Jenkins
2 31 (4.97%) JIRA
3 24 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 17 (2.72%) webpack
6 15 (2.40%) Jasmine
7 12 (1.92%) Maven
7 12 (1.92%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.60%) gulp
9 9 (1.44%) Selenium
9 9 (1.44%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.28%) JUnit
10 8 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (0.96%) ERwin
11 6 (0.96%) Grunt
11 6 (0.96%) PowerDesigner
11 6 (0.96%) Protractor
11 6 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 165 (26.44%) Finance
2 61 (9.78%) Banking
3 27 (4.33%) Retail
4 25 (4.01%) Back Office
5 21 (3.37%) Law
6 20 (3.21%) Front Office
7 17 (2.72%) Advertising
8 10 (1.60%) Games
9 8 (1.28%) Marketing
10 4 (0.64%) Automotive
10 4 (0.64%) Billing
11 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.32%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (25.32%) .NET
2 139 (22.28%) CSS
2 139 (22.28%) HTML
3 138 (22.12%) AngularJS
4 137 (21.96%) React
5 86 (13.78%) RESTful
6 79 (12.66%) Web Services
7 76 (12.18%) Spring
8 71 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 68 (10.90%) REST
10 67 (10.74%) Node.js
11 62 (9.94%) .NET Core
11 62 (9.94%) ASP.NET
12 53 (8.49%) HTML5
12 53 (8.49%) jQuery
13 44 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (5.61%) Redux
15 33 (5.29%) Spring Boot
16 32 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (4.97%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (7.21%) User Experience
3 42 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.24%) N-Tier
7 11 (1.76%) Derivative
7 11 (1.76%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.28%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.12%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.96%) Xbox
13 5 (0.80%) Equities
14 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.48%) Life Science
15 3 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
15 3 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.49%) Linux
2 28 (4.49%) Windows
3 19 (3.04%) Android
4 17 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.92%) Mac OS
5 12 (1.92%) Unix
6 2 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (25.64%) Microservices
3 126 (20.19%) TDD
4 96 (15.38%) Front End Development
4 96 (15.38%) MVC
5 89 (14.26%) SDLC
6 76 (12.18%) DevOps
7 73 (11.70%) Fintech
8 71 (11.38%) OO
9 67 (10.74%) Software Engineering
10 66 (10.58%) Scrum
11 65 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 62 (9.94%) Test Automation
14 54 (8.65%) Analytics
15 48 (7.69%) Unit Testing
16 47 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (7.37%) OOP
18 45 (7.21%) Web Development
19 44 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 282 (45.19%) JavaScript
2 213 (34.13%) Java
3 201 (32.21%) C#
4 159 (25.48%) SQL
5 96 (15.38%) Python
6 44 (7.05%) TypeScript
7 41 (6.57%) ES6
8 40 (6.41%) Java 8
9 33 (5.29%) PHP
10 28 (4.49%) Scala
11 27 (4.33%) C++
11 27 (4.33%) T-SQL
12 23 (3.69%) Go
12 23 (3.69%) Kotlin
13 22 (3.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 20 (3.21%) Apex Code
15 13 (2.08%) VBA
16 12 (1.92%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.92%) C
17 11 (1.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 46 (7.37%) Degree
2 12 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.28%) PhD
4 5 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.32%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) MCSA
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.29%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.16%) IFRS
2 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 88 (14.10%) Docker
2 4 (0.64%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 35 (5.61%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.72%) Ansible
3 15 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.08%) Puppet
5 10 (1.60%) Terraform
6 9 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 61 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (4.01%) Google
3 25 (4.01%) Oracle
4 16 (2.56%) Zend
5 11 (1.76%) Nintex
6 10 (1.60%) Databricks
7 7 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.64%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.64%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.64%) SAP
8 4 (0.64%) Sybase
8 4 (0.64%) Zuora
9 3 (0.48%) Cognos
9 3 (0.48%) IBM
10 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.32%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.32%) IONA
10 2 (0.32%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.32%) webMethods