Period
to 19 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

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

Senior Developer
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 51 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3,128 3,381 3,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.13% 5.37% 5.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 5.64% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 2,924 3,218
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 48,357 59,983 66,658
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.33% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39,192 49,095 55,101
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,375 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +3.96% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in London

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in London.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in London

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in London

Senior Developer
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London +2 802 £75,000 +7.14% 194
West London +23 141 £62,500 +4.17% 75
South London -3 65 £65,000 - 17
East London +19 27 £62,500 - 34
North London +1 14 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 1,468 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,291 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 1,228 (39.26%) Java
4 749 (23.95%) C#
5 740 (23.66%) Finance
6 728 (23.27%) Microservices
7 700 (22.38%) HTML
8 688 (21.99%) .NET
9 686 (21.93%) CSS
10 666 (21.29%) React
11 644 (20.59%) TDD
12 628 (20.08%) SQL
13 622 (19.88%) AngularJS
14 554 (17.71%) AWS
15 478 (15.28%) Front End Development
16 464 (14.83%) Git (software)
17 460 (14.71%) Python
17 460 (14.71%) Fintech
18 455 (14.55%) Spring
19 426 (13.62%) DevOps
20 422 (13.49%) Scrum
21 419 (13.40%) SQL Server
22 408 (13.04%) Azure
23 407 (13.01%) Docker
24 392 (12.53%) Web Services
25 391 (12.50%) Software Engineering
26 383 (12.24%) REST
27 368 (11.76%) OO
28 357 (11.41%) Mentoring
29 352 (11.25%) MVC

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 83 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 40 (1.28%) CMS
4 30 (0.96%) Confluence
5 27 (0.86%) Apache
6 25 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 23 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 19 (0.61%) nginx
9 14 (0.45%) Umbraco
10 13 (0.42%) EPiServer
10 13 (0.42%) Jupyter
11 12 (0.38%) Drupal
11 12 (0.38%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.32%) WordPress
13 9 (0.29%) IIS
14 8 (0.26%) Mule
15 7 (0.22%) JBoss
15 7 (0.22%) Mule ESB
15 7 (0.22%) SAS
15 7 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.29%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (1.21%) Magento
2 15 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.38%) Shopify
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.13%) Odoo
5 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.096%) FINCAD Analytics
6 3 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.032%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.032%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.032%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.032%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.032%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.032%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 554 (17.71%) AWS
2 408 (13.04%) Azure
3 95 (3.04%) Serverless
4 93 (2.97%) GCP
4 93 (2.97%) SaaS
5 87 (2.78%) GitHub
6 85 (2.72%) Power Platform
7 79 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
8 69 (2.21%) Amazon S3
9 67 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
10 51 (1.63%) OpenShift
11 48 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
12 44 (1.41%) npm
13 40 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
14 38 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 28 (0.90%) PaaS
16 23 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (0.54%) IaaS
18 16 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 15 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.60%) HTTP
2 35 (1.12%) Internet
3 27 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.35%) DNS
5 9 (0.29%) VoIP
6 4 (0.13%) Intranet
6 4 (0.13%) Multicast
7 3 (0.096%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.096%) WAN
7 3 (0.096%) Wireless
8 2 (0.064%) CDMA
8 2 (0.064%) DHCP
8 2 (0.064%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.064%) Firewall
8 2 (0.064%) Skype
8 2 (0.064%) SSL
9 1 (0.032%) Broadband
9 1 (0.032%) FTP
9 1 (0.032%) RTP
9 1 (0.032%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 211 (6.75%) NoSQL
3 203 (6.49%) MySQL
4 151 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 147 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
6 130 (4.16%) Big Data
7 109 (3.48%) MongoDB
8 102 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (2.69%) Power BI
10 68 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 45 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
13 45 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 43 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
15 40 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 33 (1.05%) Oracle Database
17 30 (0.96%) Hadoop
18 28 (0.90%) RDBMS
18 28 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 464 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 213 (6.81%) Jenkins
3 101 (3.23%) webpack
4 95 (3.04%) JIRA
5 78 (2.49%) JUnit
6 63 (2.01%) Maven
7 62 (1.98%) Jasmine
8 60 (1.92%) RStudio
8 60 (1.92%) Visual Studio
9 51 (1.63%) gulp
10 50 (1.60%) Selenium
11 43 (1.37%) Cucumber
12 41 (1.31%) Xcode
13 39 (1.25%) Bitbucket
14 36 (1.15%) Subversion
15 35 (1.12%) Mocha
16 34 (1.09%) Artifactory
16 34 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
16 34 (1.09%) Mockito
16 34 (1.09%) Protractor
General
1 740 (23.66%) Finance
2 248 (7.93%) Front Office
3 197 (6.30%) Banking
4 148 (4.73%) Retail
5 128 (4.09%) Marketing
6 123 (3.93%) Games
7 52 (1.66%) Public Sector
8 48 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 45 (1.44%) Law
10 44 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 41 (1.31%) Advertising
12 30 (0.96%) Back Office
13 29 (0.93%) Telecoms
14 15 (0.48%) Electronics
14 15 (0.48%) Publishing
15 11 (0.35%) Legal
16 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.26%) Billing
17 8 (0.26%) French Language
18 6 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 700 (22.38%) HTML
2 688 (21.99%) .NET
3 686 (21.93%) CSS
4 666 (21.29%) React
5 622 (19.88%) AngularJS
6 455 (14.55%) Spring
7 392 (12.53%) Web Services
8 383 (12.24%) REST
9 348 (11.13%) Node.js
10 340 (10.87%) HTML5
11 299 (9.56%) ASP.NET
12 278 (8.89%) RESTful
13 248 (7.93%) Spring Boot
14 238 (7.61%) Redux
15 229 (7.32%) .NET Core
16 223 (7.13%) jQuery
17 202 (6.46%) CSS3
18 178 (5.69%) Sass
19 168 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
20 156 (4.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 327 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
2 307 (9.81%) User Experience
3 175 (5.59%) Fixed Income
4 132 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 123 (3.93%) Mobile App
7 118 (3.77%) Derivative
8 113 (3.61%) Equities
9 81 (2.59%) Data Structures
10 80 (2.56%) Algorithms
11 66 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
12 43 (1.37%) Hedge funds
13 41 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.02%) Online Gambling
15 27 (0.86%) Animation
16 24 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 23 (0.74%) iPad
18 20 (0.64%) Online Games
19 18 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
19 18 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 249 (7.96%) Linux
2 143 (4.57%) Apple iOS
3 124 (3.96%) Android
4 79 (2.53%) Unix
5 61 (1.95%) Windows
6 29 (0.93%) CentOS
7 28 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 16 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 13 (0.42%) tvOS
10 9 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.26%) Windows Server
12 7 (0.22%) VMS
13 5 (0.16%) Debian
14 4 (0.13%) Solaris
15 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.032%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.032%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,468 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 728 (23.27%) Microservices
3 644 (20.59%) TDD
4 478 (15.28%) Front End Development
5 460 (14.71%) Fintech
6 426 (13.62%) DevOps
7 422 (13.49%) Scrum
8 391 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 368 (11.76%) OO
10 357 (11.41%) Mentoring
11 352 (11.25%) MVC
12 285 (9.11%) Computer Science
13 284 (9.08%) Analytics
14 281 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
15 275 (8.79%) BDD
16 263 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
17 253 (8.09%) Web Development
18 248 (7.93%) OOP
19 210 (6.71%) E-Commerce
20 177 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,291 (41.27%) JavaScript
2 1,228 (39.26%) Java
3 749 (23.95%) C#
4 628 (20.08%) SQL
5 460 (14.71%) Python
6 261 (8.34%) Java 8
7 240 (7.67%) PHP
8 225 (7.19%) TypeScript
9 140 (4.48%) ES6
10 119 (3.80%) Scala
11 113 (3.61%) R
12 111 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 85 (2.72%) Kotlin
14 83 (2.65%) Ruby
15 79 (2.53%) C++
16 52 (1.66%) Apex Code
17 46 (1.47%) Apple Swift
18 45 (1.44%) Go
19 42 (1.34%) C
20 38 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 341 (10.90%) Degree
2 195 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 20 (0.64%) Master's Degree
5 19 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.26%) MCSD
9 3 (0.096%) MCSA
10 2 (0.064%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.064%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.064%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.064%) MCPD
10 2 (0.064%) PhD
10 2 (0.064%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.032%) CISSP
11 1 (0.032%) MCP
11 1 (0.032%) MCSE
11 1 (0.032%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (4.73%) QA
2 11 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.26%) WCAG
4 7 (0.22%) GDPR
5 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.064%) RMADS
6 1 (0.032%) PMO
6 1 (0.032%) SLA
System Software
1 407 (13.01%) Docker
2 7 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.064%) Varnish
3 2 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.064%) vSphere
4 1 (0.032%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.032%) HDFS
4 1 (0.032%) NFS
4 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 247 (7.90%) Kubernetes
2 82 (2.62%) Terraform
3 49 (1.57%) Ansible
4 27 (0.86%) Puppet
5 21 (0.67%) Mesos
6 17 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.13%) Kibana
9 3 (0.096%) Control-M
9 3 (0.096%) Grafana
9 3 (0.096%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.064%) logstash
10 2 (0.064%) MIIS
11 1 (0.032%) Consul
11 1 (0.032%) Nagios
11 1 (0.032%) Packer
Vendors
1 229 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 109 (3.48%) Oracle
3 83 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
4 48 (1.53%) Tableau
5 47 (1.50%) Google
6 45 (1.44%) SAP
7 30 (0.96%) Adobe
7 30 (0.96%) Zend
8 27 (0.86%) Apple
9 24 (0.77%) TIBCO
10 21 (0.67%) RedGate
11 19 (0.61%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.54%) hybris
12 17 (0.54%) WorldPay
13 16 (0.51%) Demandware
14 13 (0.42%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.35%) Informatica
15 11 (0.35%) TOWER Software
16 10 (0.32%) DevExpress
16 10 (0.32%) Sony