Period
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The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 40 33 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 492 399 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.09% 7.30% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.58% 7.88% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 384 371 317
10th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
25th Percentile £72,500 £65,625 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £108,750 £89,375 £87,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £97,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%

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 7,481 5,063 5,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.60% 92.59% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,676 4,510 5,032
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 2 £95,000 -
Senior Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Senior Developer job roles required the following 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.

1 242 (49.19%) Java
2 198 (40.24%) Agile
3 151 (30.69%) CI/CD
4 129 (26.22%) Microservices
5 124 (25.20%) JavaScript
6 120 (24.39%) Finance
7 115 (23.37%) Azure
8 109 (22.15%) .NET
9 103 (20.93%) SQL
10 102 (20.73%) C#
11 100 (20.33%) Full Stack Development
12 93 (18.90%) DevOps
13 91 (18.50%) HTML
14 87 (17.68%) Git (software)
15 86 (17.48%) React
16 85 (17.28%) TDD
17 80 (16.26%) SQL Server
18 77 (15.65%) Multithreading
18 77 (15.65%) User Experience
19 75 (15.24%) Line Management
20 71 (14.43%) CSS
21 70 (14.23%) AWS
22 68 (13.82%) Front Office
23 66 (13.41%) Spring
24 60 (12.20%) Docker
25 59 (11.99%) RESTful
26 57 (11.59%) Multithreaded Programming
26 57 (11.59%) Maven
26 57 (11.59%) Python
27 56 (11.38%) SDLC

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 (3.46%) Jetty
2 10 (2.03%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.03%) CMS
2 10 (2.03%) Moodle
2 10 (2.03%) Totara
3 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.02%) Confluence
5 3 (0.61%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) Appian
6 2 (0.41%) Camunda
7 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.20%) nginx
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 115 (23.37%) Azure
2 70 (14.23%) AWS
3 21 (4.27%) Azure DevOps
4 15 (3.05%) Serverless
5 13 (2.64%) SaaS
6 12 (2.44%) Power Platform
7 11 (2.24%) Azure Service Bus
8 10 (2.03%) GCP
8 10 (2.03%) GitHub
9 9 (1.83%) Azure Functions
9 9 (1.83%) Snowflake
10 4 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 4 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.61%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.41%) Microsoft 365
12 2 (0.41%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.61%) Broadband
2 2 (0.41%) AMQP
2 2 (0.41%) DNS
2 2 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.47%) MongoDB
2 22 (4.47%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.24%) Big Data
5 11 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.03%) Power BI
7 9 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.63%) KDB
9 6 (1.22%) Power Query
9 6 (1.22%) Redis
9 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.02%) MySQL
11 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 87 (17.68%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.59%) Maven
3 42 (8.54%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.54%) JUnit
4 28 (5.69%) Gradle
5 27 (5.49%) JIRA
6 22 (4.47%) Bitbucket
6 22 (4.47%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.66%) Mockito
8 17 (3.46%) Ant
8 17 (3.46%) Apache Ivy
8 17 (3.46%) Concordion
8 17 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (3.05%) Artifactory
9 15 (3.05%) SonarQube
10 10 (2.03%) GitLab
11 6 (1.22%) Cypress.io
11 6 (1.22%) Selenium
12 5 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 120 (24.39%) Finance
2 68 (13.82%) Front Office
3 51 (10.37%) Social Skills
4 46 (9.35%) Public Sector
5 18 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 16 (3.25%) Banking
7 15 (3.05%) Advertising
8 12 (2.44%) Games
9 10 (2.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 8 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.42%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.22%) Retail
13 5 (1.02%) Fire and Rescue
13 5 (1.02%) Law
14 3 (0.61%) Back Office
14 3 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.41%) Automotive
15 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.41%) Marketing
15 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (22.15%) .NET
2 91 (18.50%) HTML
3 86 (17.48%) React
4 71 (14.43%) CSS
5 66 (13.41%) Spring
6 59 (11.99%) RESTful
7 54 (10.98%) AngularJS
8 51 (10.37%) REST
9 49 (9.96%) HTML5
9 49 (9.96%) Spring Boot
10 48 (9.76%) Web Services
11 37 (7.52%) .NET Core
12 34 (6.91%) Kafka
13 25 (5.08%) JMS
14 24 (4.88%) Node.js
15 22 (4.47%) JSON
16 21 (4.27%) XML
17 19 (3.86%) ASP.NET
17 19 (3.86%) JDBC
17 19 (3.86%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.65%) User Experience
2 53 (10.77%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (5.28%) Derivative
4 21 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (3.05%) Equity Derivative
6 14 (2.85%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.03%) Grid Computing
9 9 (1.83%) Blog
9 9 (1.83%) Equities
10 6 (1.22%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.02%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
13 3 (0.61%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.61%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.61%) W3C
14 2 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.15%) Linux
2 30 (6.10%) Unix
3 22 (4.47%) Windows
4 16 (3.25%) Android
5 9 (1.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (40.24%) Agile
2 151 (30.69%) CI/CD
3 129 (26.22%) Microservices
4 100 (20.33%) Full Stack Development
5 93 (18.90%) DevOps
6 85 (17.28%) TDD
7 77 (15.65%) Multithreading
8 75 (15.24%) Line Management
9 57 (11.59%) Multithreaded Programming
10 56 (11.38%) SDLC
11 53 (10.77%) OO
12 52 (10.57%) UX Design
13 49 (9.96%) Software Engineering
14 46 (9.35%) Unit Testing
15 45 (9.15%) Fintech
16 42 (8.54%) Low Latency
16 42 (8.54%) Service Design
17 39 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (7.72%) Product Roadmap
19 37 (7.52%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 242 (49.19%) Java
2 124 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 103 (20.93%) SQL
4 102 (20.73%) C#
5 57 (11.59%) Python
6 35 (7.11%) TypeScript
7 26 (5.28%) PHP
8 25 (5.08%) Kotlin
9 14 (2.85%) C++
10 13 (2.64%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.63%) Apex Code
12 5 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.02%) Ruby
13 4 (0.81%) Go
13 4 (0.81%) Groovy
14 3 (0.61%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (0.61%) ES7
14 3 (0.61%) Scala
14 3 (0.61%) VBA
14 3 (0.61%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 19 (3.86%) Degree
2 4 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (12.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 40 (8.13%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.46%) Terraform
3 4 (0.81%) Ansible
4 2 (0.41%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Grafana
5 1 (0.20%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 44 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.46%) Oracle
2 17 (3.46%) Sybase
3 9 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.63%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.22%) Google
6 4 (0.81%) Zend
7 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.61%) Databricks
7 3 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.41%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco
9 1 (0.20%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.20%) MarketAxess
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.20%) Remedy
9 1 (0.20%) Reuters
9 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.20%) Tradeweb