Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 348 423
Rank change year-on-year +34 +75 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 17 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 32
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -6.25% -7.69%
10th Percentile £49,000 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,750 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 9760 12954 20217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.28% 96.04% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8845 11735 17255
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +1.85%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in the City of London

Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in the City of London

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
8 3 (17.65%) REST
8 3 (17.65%) CSS3
8 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
8 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) Electronics
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification

Senior Software 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JMeter
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) Mocha
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
6 3 (17.65%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) Node.js
7 2 (11.76%) React
7 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
8 1 (5.88%) Redux
8 1 (5.88%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) SDLC
2 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Progress
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