The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 261 304
Rank change year-on-year +38 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 10 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 19
Median salary £63,750 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,490
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 5123 6864 10083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.76% 95.79% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 6174 8557
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) MVC
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
5 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) WCF
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) SDLC
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
9 4 (18.18%) Node.js
9 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
9 4 (18.18%) Ruby
9 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) Marketing

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 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
1 1 (4.55%) GSM
1 1 (4.55%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JMeter
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) Mocha
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) WCF
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) Node.js
6 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
7 3 (13.64%) REST
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) React
9 1 (4.55%) Ember.js
9 1 (4.55%) LESS
9 1 (4.55%) Redux
9 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.64%) Social Network
3 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
9 1 (4.55%) Coaching
9 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
9 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning
9 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.55%) Reinforcement Learning
9 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) Scala
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago