Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 24 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 618 893 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.07% 7.63% 5.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 7.92% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 585 845 826
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 9643 11276 16563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.38% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8738 10274 14384
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,675 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 308 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (48.22%) Finance
3 293 (47.41%) Java
4 257 (41.59%) JavaScript
5 216 (34.95%) SQL
6 186 (30.10%) HTML
7 161 (26.05%) Banking
8 158 (25.57%) TDD
9 148 (23.95%) C#
10 146 (23.62%) .NET
11 140 (22.65%) SQL Server
12 136 (22.01%) CSS
13 121 (19.58%) AngularJS
14 118 (19.09%) MVC
15 96 (15.53%) Python
16 91 (14.72%) HTML5
17 88 (14.24%) OO
18 84 (13.59%) jQuery
19 83 (13.43%) Microsoft
19 83 (13.43%) React
20 79 (12.78%) Front End Development
20 79 (12.78%) ASP.NET
21 77 (12.46%) Spring
22 76 (12.30%) BDD
23 73 (11.81%) Microservices
24 72 (11.65%) Web Development
25 70 (11.33%) Web Services
26 69 (11.17%) Degree
27 65 (10.52%) Scrum
28 64 (10.36%) Amazon AWS

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 30 (4.85%) CMS
2 22 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.43%) EPiServer
4 14 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.10%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.10%) Jetty
6 10 (1.62%) Apache TomEE
6 10 (1.62%) JBoss
6 10 (1.62%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.81%) Apache
8 5 (0.81%) Confluence
8 5 (0.81%) IIS
9 4 (0.65%) Drupal
9 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.65%) WordPress
10 3 (0.49%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.32%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.16%) GemFire
Applications
1 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Revive Adserver
2 3 (0.49%) Temenos Globus
2 3 (0.49%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.32%) FastStats
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.78%) SaaS
4 9 (1.46%) Office 365
5 8 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.13%) GitHub
7 6 (0.97%) Google Play
7 6 (0.97%) npm
8 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.32%) Serverless
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.16%) PaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.21%) Internet
2 23 (3.72%) Intranet
3 9 (1.46%) HTTP
4 3 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (7.61%) NoSQL
4 40 (6.47%) Relational Database
5 36 (5.83%) MySQL
6 33 (5.34%) MongoDB
7 21 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 19 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.75%) Big Data
10 16 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.10%) Power BI
12 11 (1.78%) Blockchain
12 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.62%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.18%) Visual Studio
3 29 (4.69%) Selenium
4 26 (4.21%) JUnit
5 23 (3.72%) Jenkins
6 22 (3.56%) Jasmine
6 22 (3.56%) JIRA
7 20 (3.24%) Mockito
8 19 (3.07%) Gradle
8 19 (3.07%) Maven
9 14 (2.27%) webpack
10 13 (2.10%) Ant
10 13 (2.10%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.10%) gulp
11 12 (1.94%) Mocha
11 12 (1.94%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.78%) Sinon.JS
12 11 (1.78%) Subversion
13 10 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (1.46%) TeamCity
General
1 298 (48.22%) Finance
2 161 (26.05%) Banking
3 61 (9.87%) Investment Banking
4 56 (9.06%) Front Office
5 37 (5.99%) Advertising
6 26 (4.21%) Marketing
7 21 (3.40%) Publishing
8 11 (1.78%) Back Office
9 9 (1.46%) Electronics
9 9 (1.46%) Games
9 9 (1.46%) Law
10 8 (1.29%) Legal
11 7 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.97%) Retail
13 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (30.10%) HTML
2 146 (23.62%) .NET
3 136 (22.01%) CSS
4 121 (19.58%) AngularJS
5 91 (14.72%) HTML5
6 84 (13.59%) jQuery
7 83 (13.43%) React
8 79 (12.78%) ASP.NET
9 77 (12.46%) Spring
10 70 (11.33%) Web Services
11 63 (10.19%) Hibernate
12 59 (9.55%) Ajax
13 55 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (8.90%) RESTful
14 54 (8.74%) CSS3
15 52 (8.41%) Node.js
16 45 (7.28%) .NET Framework
17 42 (6.80%) REST
18 38 (6.15%) Sass
19 36 (5.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.22%) Fintech
2 53 (8.58%) Computer Science
3 49 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.02%) User Experience
6 23 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (3.56%) Credit Risk
7 22 (3.56%) Market Risk
8 15 (2.43%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.78%) SWIFT
10 10 (1.62%) Derivative
10 10 (1.62%) Equities
11 7 (1.13%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.97%) Bitcoin
12 6 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.97%) e-Health
12 6 (0.97%) Media Streaming
13 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.93%) Linux
2 33 (5.34%) Unix
3 31 (5.02%) Windows
4 14 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.10%) Android
6 9 (1.46%) Solaris
7 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (25.57%) TDD
3 118 (19.09%) MVC
4 88 (14.24%) OO
5 79 (12.78%) Front End Development
6 76 (12.30%) BDD
7 73 (11.81%) Microservices
8 72 (11.65%) Web Development
9 65 (10.52%) Scrum
10 63 (10.19%) Mentoring
11 57 (9.22%) Multithreading
12 53 (8.58%) SDLC
13 45 (7.28%) Unit Testing
14 44 (7.12%) Test Automation
15 42 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (6.15%) E-Commerce
17 37 (5.99%) DevOps
18 34 (5.50%) SOA
19 33 (5.34%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 293 (47.41%) Java
2 257 (41.59%) JavaScript
3 216 (34.95%) SQL
4 148 (23.95%) C#
5 96 (15.53%) Python
6 54 (8.74%) PHP
7 43 (6.96%) Scala
8 31 (5.02%) T-SQL
9 27 (4.37%) TypeScript
10 25 (4.05%) Ruby
11 23 (3.72%) C++
12 20 (3.24%) Groovy
13 16 (2.59%) ES6
13 16 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.29%) Go
14 8 (1.29%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.13%) R
16 6 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.81%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 69 (11.17%) Degree
2 17 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.81%) PhD
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.16%) OCP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.02%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) Basel III
3 2 (0.32%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.16%) GCP
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (5.34%) Docker
2 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.13%) Ansible
3 4 (0.65%) Kibana
3 4 (0.65%) logstash
4 3 (0.49%) Graphite
4 3 (0.49%) Mesos
4 3 (0.49%) Puppet
4 3 (0.49%) Terraform
5 2 (0.32%) Grafana
6 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 83 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.55%) Oracle
3 16 (2.59%) Google
4 12 (1.94%) Sybase
5 10 (1.62%) Tableau
6 9 (1.46%) Apigee
6 9 (1.46%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.13%) SAP
8 6 (0.97%) Apple
8 6 (0.97%) DoubleClick
9 5 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (0.81%) Zend
10 4 (0.65%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.49%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.49%) IBM
11 3 (0.49%) jBASE
11 3 (0.49%) Perforce
11 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.49%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.49%) Xamarin