Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 323 349
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 45 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 28
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £50,750 £49,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,125 £67,500 £76,875
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 10,796 9,864 13,055
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.68% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9,625 8,932 11,811
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 £32,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £87,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 29 (64.44%) C#
2 27 (60.00%) .NET
2 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (44.44%) SQL
5 17 (37.78%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) Finance
6 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
6 16 (35.56%) HTML
7 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
7 14 (31.11%) CSS
8 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
8 13 (28.89%) React
9 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.00%) DevOps
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.78%) TDD
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) MVC
12 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (15.56%) HTML5
13 7 (15.56%) Node.js
13 7 (15.56%) Analytics
13 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (15.56%) Python
13 7 (15.56%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.44%) Jetty
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.11%) PaaS
4 4 (8.89%) SaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) gulp
2 5 (11.11%) webpack
3 4 (8.89%) Grunt
4 3 (6.67%) Maven
4 3 (6.67%) NUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Moq
5 2 (4.44%) MSTest
5 2 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) GitLab
6 1 (2.22%) Gradle
6 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Advertising
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.11%) CSS
4 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
4 13 (28.89%) React
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (15.56%) HTML5
6 7 (15.56%) Node.js
7 6 (13.33%) Ajax
8 5 (11.11%) CSS3
9 4 (8.89%) .NET Core
9 4 (8.89%) D3.js
9 4 (8.89%) REST
9 4 (8.89%) Spring
9 4 (8.89%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 4 (8.89%) WPF
10 3 (6.67%) Java SE
11 2 (4.44%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Fintech
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.00%) DevOps
3 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (17.78%) MVC
4 8 (17.78%) TDD
5 7 (15.56%) Analytics
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) BDD
6 6 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.11%) OO
7 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.89%) Microservices
8 4 (8.89%) Mobile First
8 4 (8.89%) SOLID
8 4 (8.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) C#
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Java 8
6 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 4 (8.89%) Scala
7 3 (6.67%) Java 9
8 2 (4.44%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) R
9 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.22%) Lotus
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk