Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018.

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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 36 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 806 621 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.21% 6.08% 7.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 6.40% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 732 588 840
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - +8.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 10,692 9,700 11,115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.94% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,553 8,789 10,133
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,700 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.84% +1.74% +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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 - 6 £52,500 -
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 20 November 2018, 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.

1 414 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 281 (34.86%) Java
4 279 (34.62%) .NET
5 277 (34.37%) C#
6 250 (31.02%) SQL
7 243 (30.15%) Finance
8 213 (26.43%) TDD
9 195 (24.19%) SQL Server
10 192 (23.82%) CSS
11 187 (23.20%) Microservices
12 184 (22.83%) HTML
13 178 (22.08%) AngularJS
14 154 (19.11%) MVC
15 152 (18.86%) Python
16 140 (17.37%) React
17 121 (15.01%) Spring
18 110 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
19 107 (13.28%) Banking
20 105 (13.03%) Scrum
21 103 (12.78%) ASP.NET
22 101 (12.53%) Microsoft Azure
23 98 (12.16%) OO
24 97 (12.03%) DevOps
24 97 (12.03%) Greenfield Project
25 96 (11.91%) Web Services
26 93 (11.54%) Microsoft
26 93 (11.54%) jQuery
27 90 (11.17%) RESTful
28 88 (10.92%) Continuous Integration

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 27 (3.35%) CMS
2 26 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.73%) Umbraco
4 19 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.36%) IIS
6 11 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.87%) Drupal
9 6 (0.74%) Apache
9 6 (0.74%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.74%) WordPress
10 5 (0.62%) Apache TomEE
10 5 (0.62%) JBoss
10 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.50%) Confluence
11 4 (0.50%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.50%) Marvel
11 4 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.50%) InVision
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.37%) RiskWrite
4 2 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 110 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (12.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.36%) SaaS
4 10 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.87%) Serverless
6 6 (0.74%) Apigee
6 6 (0.74%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.62%) GitHub
7 5 (0.62%) PaaS
8 4 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.50%) npm
9 3 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.37%) Apple Pay
9 3 (0.37%) Boomi
9 3 (0.37%) Google Pay
9 3 (0.37%) Heroku
9 3 (0.37%) Office 365
10 2 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.25%) Force.com
10 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.12%) HTTP
1 9 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.12%) DNS
2 1 (0.12%) Multicast
2 1 (0.12%) SAN
2 1 (0.12%) Skype
2 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.31%) NoSQL
3 48 (5.96%) MySQL
4 46 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (3.47%) Big Data
8 26 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 25 (3.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 24 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (2.48%) Blockchain
12 20 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (2.11%) Hadoop
13 17 (2.11%) Power BI
14 16 (1.99%) MongoDB
15 14 (1.74%) Redis
16 13 (1.61%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 70 (8.68%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 40 (4.96%) Maven
4 37 (4.59%) TeamCity
5 30 (3.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 28 (3.47%) Jasmine
7 26 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.23%) Selenium
8 23 (2.85%) Gradle
9 22 (2.73%) Visual Studio
10 20 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.36%) Subversion
12 18 (2.23%) gulp
12 18 (2.23%) webpack
13 17 (2.11%) Grunt
13 17 (2.11%) JIRA
14 16 (1.99%) NUnit
15 15 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
16 14 (1.74%) JUnit
17 13 (1.61%) Mockito
General
1 243 (30.15%) Finance
2 107 (13.28%) Banking
3 50 (6.20%) Front Office
4 38 (4.71%) Advertising
5 34 (4.22%) Law
6 31 (3.85%) Retail
7 26 (3.23%) Marketing
8 20 (2.48%) Games
9 13 (1.61%) Back Office
9 13 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.87%) Publishing
12 6 (0.74%) Legal
12 6 (0.74%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.37%) International Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.25%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (34.62%) .NET
2 192 (23.82%) CSS
3 184 (22.83%) HTML
4 178 (22.08%) AngularJS
5 140 (17.37%) React
6 121 (15.01%) Spring
7 103 (12.78%) ASP.NET
8 96 (11.91%) Web Services
9 93 (11.54%) jQuery
10 90 (11.17%) RESTful
11 86 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 81 (10.05%) HTML5
13 65 (8.06%) REST
14 64 (7.94%) CSS3
15 57 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (6.82%) .NET Framework
17 54 (6.70%) Hibernate
17 54 (6.70%) Spring Boot
18 53 (6.58%) Node.js
19 51 (6.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.03%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (6.58%) Fintech
3 49 (6.08%) User Experience
4 43 (5.33%) Derivative
5 38 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.73%) Fixed Income
9 21 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (2.11%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.99%) Equities
12 16 (1.99%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.99%) Reinsurance
13 15 (1.86%) Xbox
14 14 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
14 14 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.74%) Market Risk
15 12 (1.49%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (9.06%) Linux
2 26 (3.23%) Unix
3 17 (2.11%) Windows
4 11 (1.36%) Android
4 11 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.37%) Solaris
7 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (26.43%) TDD
3 187 (23.20%) Microservices
4 154 (19.11%) MVC
5 105 (13.03%) Scrum
6 98 (12.16%) OO
7 97 (12.03%) DevOps
8 88 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (9.18%) Front End Development
10 73 (9.06%) Software Engineering
11 68 (8.44%) BDD
12 65 (8.06%) Multithreading
13 60 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (7.20%) SOA
15 56 (6.95%) SDLC
16 55 (6.82%) Unit Testing
17 54 (6.70%) Pair Programming
18 53 (6.58%) SOLID
18 53 (6.58%) Web Development
19 52 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 325 (40.32%) JavaScript
2 281 (34.86%) Java
3 277 (34.37%) C#
4 250 (31.02%) SQL
5 152 (18.86%) Python
6 75 (9.31%) Java 8
7 64 (7.94%) C++
8 58 (7.20%) Scala
9 55 (6.82%) PHP
10 45 (5.58%) T-SQL
11 36 (4.47%) Ruby
12 29 (3.60%) TypeScript
13 21 (2.61%) ES6
14 16 (1.99%) Go
15 15 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.49%) C
16 12 (1.49%) Kotlin
16 12 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.36%) Groovy
18 10 (1.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (9.18%) Degree
2 20 (2.48%) PhD
3 15 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.50%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.34%) QA
2 13 (1.61%) MiFID
3 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.50%) EMIR
4 4 (0.50%) GDPR
4 4 (0.50%) WAI
5 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 72 (8.93%) Docker
2 5 (0.62%) HDFS
3 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Varnish
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (7.07%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.85%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (0.99%) Ansible
4 4 (0.50%) Kibana
4 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.50%) Puppet
5 3 (0.37%) Graphite
5 3 (0.37%) logstash
5 3 (0.37%) Mesos
5 3 (0.37%) Rancher
5 3 (0.37%) Terraform
6 2 (0.25%) Grafana
6 2 (0.25%) Oozie
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Shiro
7 1 (0.12%) cPanel
7 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 93 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.58%) Oracle
3 20 (2.48%) Google
3 20 (2.48%) Zend
4 19 (2.36%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.36%) Tableau
6 9 (1.12%) Nintex
7 8 (0.99%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.87%) MuleSoft
9 6 (0.74%) Adobe
9 6 (0.74%) IBM
10 5 (0.62%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.50%) CQG
11 4 (0.50%) Fidessa
11 4 (0.50%) FIS
11 4 (0.50%) HubSpot
11 4 (0.50%) Lotus
11 4 (0.50%) SunGard
12 3 (0.37%) Solace