The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Senior Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 302 471 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.77% 7.49% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.05% 7.79% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 279 431 543
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.57% +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 4994 6046 9814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4459 5515 8410
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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.

1 328 (51.25%) Java
2 310 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (46.72%) Finance
4 273 (42.66%) JavaScript
5 242 (37.81%) SQL
6 198 (30.94%) Banking
7 188 (29.38%) SQL Server
8 182 (28.44%) HTML
9 171 (26.72%) C#
10 161 (25.16%) CSS
11 152 (23.75%) AngularJS
12 144 (22.50%) .NET
13 137 (21.41%) TDD
14 128 (20.00%) Scrum
15 109 (17.03%) Spring
16 96 (15.00%) jQuery
17 92 (14.38%) Node.js
18 89 (13.91%) OO
19 87 (13.59%) React
20 78 (12.19%) HTML5
21 75 (11.72%) Microsoft
22 74 (11.56%) Computer Science
23 72 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
23 72 (11.25%) MVC
24 71 (11.09%) Python
25 70 (10.94%) Git (software)
26 69 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 67 (10.47%) Low Latency
28 62 (9.69%) Hibernate
29 61 (9.53%) JUnit

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 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.03%) JBoss
2 13 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.88%) Apache TomEE
4 11 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.41%) Apache
5 9 (1.41%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.25%) CMS
7 6 (0.94%) Drupal
7 6 (0.94%) Jetty
8 5 (0.78%) Confluence
8 5 (0.78%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.47%) IIS
10 3 (0.47%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.47%) WordPress
11 1 (0.16%) Mule
11 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.78%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.63%) Revive Adserver
3 4 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.47%) Magento
5 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) Capstone
6 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.81%) SaaS
4 13 (2.03%) Office 365
5 11 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (1.72%) TestFlight
6 7 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.63%) GitHub
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.31%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.56%) HTTP
1 10 (1.56%) Internet
2 5 (0.78%) Intranet
3 2 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (29.38%) SQL Server
2 69 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (8.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 54 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 40 (6.25%) Power BI
7 39 (6.09%) MySQL
8 32 (5.00%) MongoDB
9 30 (4.69%) OLAP
9 30 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (3.91%) OLAP Cube
11 24 (3.75%) SSDT
12 20 (3.13%) Big Data
13 17 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (2.34%) Relational Database
15 14 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (1.88%) Oracle Database
17 11 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
18 9 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 70 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 61 (9.53%) JUnit
3 46 (7.19%) Maven
4 34 (5.31%) Gradle
5 29 (4.53%) JIRA
6 25 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 24 (3.75%) PowerDesigner
7 24 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 22 (3.44%) Ant
9 21 (3.28%) Cucumber
10 19 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (2.50%) Selenium
12 15 (2.34%) Jasmine
13 14 (2.19%) Mockito
14 12 (1.88%) Grunt
14 12 (1.88%) Subversion
14 12 (1.88%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.72%) gulp
16 9 (1.41%) NUnit
16 9 (1.41%) webpack
General
1 299 (46.72%) Finance
2 198 (30.94%) Banking
3 40 (6.25%) Front Office
4 28 (4.38%) Back Office
5 22 (3.44%) Advertising
6 17 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.66%) Marketing
7 13 (2.03%) Publishing
8 7 (1.09%) Games
8 7 (1.09%) Retail
8 7 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.63%) Electronics
10 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.47%) Legal
11 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.31%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (28.44%) HTML
2 161 (25.16%) CSS
3 152 (23.75%) AngularJS
4 144 (22.50%) .NET
5 109 (17.03%) Spring
6 96 (15.00%) jQuery
7 92 (14.38%) Node.js
8 87 (13.59%) React
9 78 (12.19%) HTML5
10 62 (9.69%) Hibernate
11 57 (8.91%) Web Services
12 55 (8.59%) REST
13 53 (8.28%) CSS3
14 48 (7.50%) Ajax
15 41 (6.41%) ASP.NET
16 36 (5.63%) .NET Framework
17 35 (5.47%) RESTful
18 33 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (5.16%) J2SE
19 28 (4.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.56%) Computer Science
2 48 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (7.19%) User Experience
4 43 (6.72%) Fintech
5 30 (4.69%) Credit Risk
6 29 (4.53%) Market Risk
7 16 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.56%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.25%) Social Media
12 5 (0.78%) Derivative
12 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.78%) Equities
12 5 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.78%) Photography
13 4 (0.63%) Streaming Media
14 3 (0.47%) BBC
14 3 (0.47%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.13%) Linux
2 28 (4.38%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.44%) Android
4 16 (2.50%) Unix
5 14 (2.19%) Windows
6 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (21.41%) TDD
3 128 (20.00%) Scrum
4 89 (13.91%) OO
5 72 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (11.25%) MVC
6 67 (10.47%) Low Latency
7 59 (9.22%) Mentoring
8 58 (9.06%) Web Development
9 56 (8.75%) Front End Development
10 53 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (8.13%) Microservices
12 51 (7.97%) BDD
12 51 (7.97%) ETL
13 48 (7.50%) Test Automation
14 46 (7.19%) OOD
15 44 (6.88%) Unit Testing
16 42 (6.56%) SDLC
17 40 (6.25%) SOA
17 40 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 328 (51.25%) Java
2 273 (42.66%) JavaScript
3 242 (37.81%) SQL
4 171 (26.72%) C#
5 71 (11.09%) Python
6 39 (6.09%) PHP
7 38 (5.94%) T-SQL
8 26 (4.06%) Scala
9 19 (2.97%) ES6
9 19 (2.97%) Ruby
10 16 (2.50%) Apple Swift
10 16 (2.50%) C++
11 15 (2.34%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 10 (1.56%) Go
15 8 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.25%) SOQL
15 8 (1.25%) SOSL
15 8 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (8.28%) Degree
2 27 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.63%) PhD
5 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.16%) MCSD
5 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.50%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) MiFID
3 3 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.16%) EMIR
4 1 (0.16%) GCP
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (5.16%) Docker
2 3 (0.47%) Varnish
3 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) Puppet
2 5 (0.78%) Kibana
3 4 (0.63%) Ansible
3 4 (0.63%) logstash
4 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) Grafana
5 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.31%) StatsD
6 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.16%) Graphite
6 1 (0.16%) Mesos
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.44%) Oracle
3 45 (7.03%) Sybase
4 27 (4.22%) Tableau
5 16 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.34%) StreamBase
7 10 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.25%) Google
9 7 (1.09%) GoldenSource
10 6 (0.94%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.78%) Apple
11 5 (0.78%) Cognos
11 5 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.78%) SAP
11 5 (0.78%) Zend
12 4 (0.63%) DoubleClick
12 4 (0.63%) Perforce
13 3 (0.47%) Twitter
13 3 (0.47%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.31%) New Relic
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £95000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Finsbury Digital
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 and amazing benefits / options / wellness package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 base (plus excellent package)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Innodigital
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Share Options + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 and strong benefits (car, bonus, more)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago