Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 50 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3,381 3,772 3,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.37% 5.40% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 5.66% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,924 3,218 3,330
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 59,974 66,618 66,345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 95.32% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49,089 55,073 56,540
London median annual salary £62,375 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 2019.

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 2019. 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 0 907 £70,000 +3.70% 232
West London -8 111 £60,000 - 98
South London -35 77 £65,000 +18.18% 14
East London -33 18 £62,500 +4.17% 47
North London +12 5 £52,500 - 9
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 1,562 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,241 (36.71%) JavaScript
3 1,154 (34.13%) Java
4 920 (27.21%) C#
4 920 (27.21%) Finance
5 859 (25.41%) SQL
6 809 (23.93%) .NET
7 794 (23.48%) HTML
8 762 (22.54%) CSS
9 754 (22.30%) AngularJS
10 751 (22.21%) TDD
11 675 (19.96%) Microservices
12 619 (18.31%) React
13 613 (18.13%) SQL Server
14 531 (15.71%) Python
15 529 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
16 483 (14.29%) Scrum
17 470 (13.90%) Git (software)
18 467 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 465 (13.75%) Spring
19 465 (13.75%) Web Services
20 463 (13.69%) MVC
21 462 (13.66%) Front End Development
22 453 (13.40%) Software Engineering
23 430 (12.72%) Banking
24 420 (12.42%) Docker
25 395 (11.68%) Fintech
25 395 (11.68%) ASP.NET
26 393 (11.62%) HTML5
27 354 (10.47%) Continuous Integration

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
1 162 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
2 137 (4.05%) CMS
3 51 (1.51%) Tomcat
4 50 (1.48%) WordPress
5 47 (1.39%) Apache
5 47 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 44 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 36 (1.06%) Drupal
8 29 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 28 (0.83%) JBoss
10 27 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 27 (0.80%) IIS
10 27 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 23 (0.68%) Confluence
12 21 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 18 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.47%) nginx
16 13 (0.38%) EPiServer
17 12 (0.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 57 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.089%) InVision
7 2 (0.059%) InDesign
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.030%) Maya
8 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 56 (1.66%) Magento
2 45 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.27%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.21%) Shopify
5 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) Ripple
5 4 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.089%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.089%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.089%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.089%) RiskWrite
7 2 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.059%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.030%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.030%) Odoo
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 529 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 467 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (3.22%) SaaS
4 96 (2.84%) GitHub
5 75 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 75 (2.22%) Serverless
6 54 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
7 44 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 37 (1.09%) PaaS
9 35 (1.04%) Office 365
10 30 (0.89%) Amazon S3
11 29 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 26 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
13 25 (0.74%) Heroku
14 24 (0.71%) npm
15 19 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (0.56%) Slack
16 18 (0.53%) Apigee
17 16 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
18 15 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.31%) HTTP
2 45 (1.33%) Internet
3 10 (0.30%) SSH
4 6 (0.18%) Skype
5 5 (0.15%) GoToMeeting
5 5 (0.15%) SAN
6 4 (0.12%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.12%) Intranet
6 4 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.089%) AMQP
7 3 (0.089%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.089%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.089%) Wireless
8 2 (0.059%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.059%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.059%) MQTT
8 2 (0.059%) Multicast
8 2 (0.059%) SMPP
8 2 (0.059%) SMS
8 2 (0.059%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 294 (8.70%) MySQL
3 219 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 182 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 170 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
6 145 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 133 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 132 (3.90%) Big Data
9 117 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
10 113 (3.34%) MongoDB
11 112 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 73 (2.16%) Power BI
13 69 (2.04%) Redis
14 67 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
15 65 (1.92%) Hadoop
16 55 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
17 53 (1.57%) RDBMS
17 53 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
18 44 (1.30%) Oracle Database
19 43 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 470 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 177 (5.24%) Jenkins
3 126 (3.73%) Maven
4 110 (3.25%) webpack
5 104 (3.08%) Selenium
6 81 (2.40%) JIRA
7 77 (2.28%) Cucumber
8 76 (2.25%) gulp
9 72 (2.13%) Gradle
10 70 (2.07%) Subversion
10 70 (2.07%) Visual Studio
11 64 (1.89%) TeamCity
12 59 (1.75%) Grunt
13 57 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 54 (1.60%) JUnit
15 47 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
16 44 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
17 36 (1.06%) Jasmine
18 31 (0.92%) Ant
18 31 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 920 (27.21%) Finance
2 430 (12.72%) Banking
3 239 (7.07%) Retail
4 140 (4.14%) Front Office
5 136 (4.02%) Games
6 111 (3.28%) Marketing
7 74 (2.19%) Advertising
8 70 (2.07%) Law
9 57 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 40 (1.18%) Legal
11 33 (0.98%) Telecoms
12 25 (0.74%) Back Office
13 24 (0.71%) Publishing
14 22 (0.65%) Automotive
15 19 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 18 (0.53%) Electronics
17 15 (0.44%) Billing
18 11 (0.33%) Digital Economy
18 11 (0.33%) Military
19 10 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (23.93%) .NET
2 794 (23.48%) HTML
3 762 (22.54%) CSS
4 754 (22.30%) AngularJS
5 619 (18.31%) React
6 465 (13.75%) Spring
6 465 (13.75%) Web Services
7 395 (11.68%) ASP.NET
8 393 (11.62%) HTML5
9 342 (10.12%) RESTful
10 322 (9.52%) Node.js
11 299 (8.84%) REST
12 279 (8.25%) CSS3
13 255 (7.54%) jQuery
14 254 (7.51%) Spring Boot
15 217 (6.42%) .NET Core
16 211 (6.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 193 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 184 (5.44%) .NET Framework
19 182 (5.38%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 395 (11.68%) Fintech
2 280 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
3 269 (7.96%) User Experience
4 130 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 129 (3.82%) Algorithms
6 99 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 93 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 87 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
9 82 (2.43%) Data Structures
9 82 (2.43%) Equities
10 73 (2.16%) Hedge funds
11 54 (1.60%) Fixed Income
12 48 (1.42%) Derivative
13 35 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (0.92%) Xbox
15 26 (0.77%) Management Information System
16 24 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
17 19 (0.56%) Credit Risk
18 18 (0.53%) Blog
18 18 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 260 (7.69%) Linux
2 138 (4.08%) Android
3 121 (3.58%) Windows
4 116 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 75 (2.22%) Unix
6 26 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 19 (0.56%) CentOS
8 17 (0.50%) Solaris
9 11 (0.33%) Debian
10 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.15%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.089%) VMS
13 2 (0.059%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.030%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,562 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 751 (22.21%) TDD
3 675 (19.96%) Microservices
4 483 (14.29%) Scrum
5 463 (13.69%) MVC
6 462 (13.66%) Front End Development
7 453 (13.40%) Software Engineering
8 354 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
9 351 (10.38%) DevOps
10 299 (8.84%) BDD
11 293 (8.67%) Web Development
12 286 (8.46%) Test Automation
13 283 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
14 265 (7.84%) E-Commerce
15 264 (7.81%) Computer Science
16 248 (7.34%) OO
17 240 (7.10%) Unit Testing
18 217 (6.42%) Mentoring
19 215 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
20 210 (6.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,241 (36.71%) JavaScript
2 1,154 (34.13%) Java
3 920 (27.21%) C#
4 859 (25.41%) SQL
5 531 (15.71%) Python
6 337 (9.97%) PHP
7 278 (8.22%) Java 8
8 211 (6.24%) C++
9 177 (5.24%) Ruby
10 149 (4.41%) ES6
11 141 (4.17%) T-SQL
12 139 (4.11%) Scala
13 125 (3.70%) TypeScript
14 94 (2.78%) Go
15 74 (2.19%) Objective-C
16 73 (2.16%) Apple Swift
17 70 (2.07%) C
18 68 (2.01%) PL/SQL
19 67 (1.98%) Kotlin
20 47 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 328 (9.70%) Degree
2 118 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 30 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 27 (0.80%) PhD
6 25 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.18%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.12%) MCSE
11 3 (0.089%) CISSP
12 2 (0.059%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.059%) MCSA
12 2 (0.059%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.030%) ISEB
13 1 (0.030%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.030%) MCAD
13 1 (0.030%) MCSD
13 1 (0.030%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (5.00%) QA
2 19 (0.56%) MiFID
3 13 (0.38%) GDPR
4 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.059%) EMIR
6 2 (0.059%) IFRS
6 2 (0.059%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.059%) PSD2
7 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 420 (12.42%) Docker
2 18 (0.53%) Varnish
3 6 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.18%) HDFS
3 6 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.059%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.030%) GridGain
6 1 (0.030%) LXC
6 1 (0.030%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 207 (6.12%) Kubernetes
2 76 (2.25%) Ansible
3 70 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (1.80%) Puppet
5 52 (1.54%) Terraform
6 31 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (0.44%) Grafana
8 11 (0.33%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.24%) Mesos
10 5 (0.15%) Rancher
11 4 (0.12%) CloudHub
12 3 (0.089%) Kibana
12 3 (0.089%) logstash
12 3 (0.089%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.059%) Graphite
13 2 (0.059%) Marathon
14 1 (0.030%) Capistrano
14 1 (0.030%) Packer
Vendors
1 294 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 230 (6.80%) Oracle
3 150 (4.44%) Google
4 46 (1.36%) Tableau
5 44 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 38 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 35 (1.04%) Adobe
7 35 (1.04%) Zend
8 31 (0.92%) SAP
9 26 (0.77%) Apple
10 22 (0.65%) IBM
11 21 (0.62%) Facebook
11 21 (0.62%) SaltStack
11 21 (0.62%) TIBCO
12 18 (0.53%) Informatica
13 16 (0.47%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.38%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.35%) Rakuten
16 11 (0.33%) Rackspace
17 10 (0.30%) Xamarin