The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2010 2388 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.51% 5.94% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 6.19% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1698 2126 1916
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 299 £67,500 +8.00% 60
Croydon +19 14 £55,000 +34.14% 1
Hammersmith -16 14 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Hounslow - 9 £62,500 -
Uxbridge +5 8 £52,500 +7.14% 1
Mayfair +4 8 £52,500 -
Bromley - 6 £115,000 -
Docklands, London +5 5 £60,000 +2.12%
Wembley -1 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Canary Wharf -16 4 £77,500 +14.81%
Kingston Upon Thames +9 3 £46,250 -33.92% 3
Brentford -4 3 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Ruislip - 3 £55,000 -
Twickenham - 3 £42,500 -
Romford +6 2 £61,250 -25.75%
Feltham 0 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Wimbledon - 2 £48,750 - 1
Coulsdon - 2 £45,000 -
Ealing +8 1 £65,000 -3.70%
Southwark +5 1 £60,000 -
West End of London +2 1 £60,000 -20.00% 8
Teddington 0 1 £65,000 +4.00%
Dagenham -8 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Edgware - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 1939 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1592 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 1492 (38.99%) Java
4 1232 (32.19%) HTML
5 1170 (30.57%) TDD
6 1168 (30.52%) CSS
7 1152 (30.10%) C#
8 1113 (29.08%) SQL
9 1104 (28.85%) Finance
10 1033 (26.99%) .NET
11 954 (24.93%) AngularJS
12 840 (21.95%) SQL Server
13 750 (19.60%) MVC
14 683 (17.85%) Scrum
15 627 (16.38%) HTML5
16 588 (15.36%) Spring
17 578 (15.10%) Banking
18 547 (14.29%) OO
18 547 (14.29%) Git (software)
19 531 (13.88%) jQuery
20 505 (13.20%) Front End Development
21 498 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
22 493 (12.88%) ASP.NET
23 486 (12.70%) Node.js
24 484 (12.65%) React
25 480 (12.54%) REST
26 478 (12.49%) BDD
27 453 (11.84%) Python
28 450 (11.76%) Web Services
29 448 (11.71%) Microsoft

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
1 214 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
2 115 (3.00%) CMS
3 102 (2.67%) Apache
4 99 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 96 (2.51%) Apache Spark
6 82 (2.14%) Apache Solr
7 81 (2.12%) JBoss
8 60 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 52 (1.36%) IIS
10 50 (1.31%) Drupal
11 44 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 43 (1.12%) Confluence
12 43 (1.12%) Jetty
13 29 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 27 (0.71%) nginx
14 27 (0.71%) Umbraco
15 23 (0.60%) WordPress
16 22 (0.57%) WebLogic
17 21 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 20 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.052%) InDesign
7 2 (0.052%) MicroStation
7 2 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.026%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 50 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
5 9 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.21%) Magento
7 7 (0.18%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.16%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.13%) Endur
10 4 (0.10%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.10%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.078%) Revive Adserver
12 2 (0.052%) Front Arena
12 2 (0.052%) MetaTrader
12 2 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.052%) SAP CO
12 2 (0.052%) SAP FI
12 2 (0.052%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 365 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (3.11%) GitHub
4 109 (2.85%) SaaS
5 30 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (0.68%) PaaS
7 21 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.44%) Office 365
10 16 (0.42%) Google Analytics
11 14 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.31%) Google Play
14 11 (0.29%) Heroku
14 11 (0.29%) TestFlight
15 9 (0.24%) IaaS
15 9 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 7 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 97 (2.53%) Internet
2 93 (2.43%) HTTP
3 28 (0.73%) Broadband
4 13 (0.34%) SSH
5 12 (0.31%) Intranet
6 11 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.24%) Skype
8 8 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.18%) Value-Added Service
10 6 (0.16%) VoIP
11 5 (0.13%) Extranet
11 5 (0.13%) FTP
11 5 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.10%) 3G
12 4 (0.10%) Firewall
12 4 (0.10%) GSM
12 4 (0.10%) IPv4
12 4 (0.10%) IPv6
12 4 (0.10%) OpenFlow
12 4 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 840 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 363 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 342 (8.94%) MySQL
4 250 (6.53%) MongoDB
5 205 (5.36%) Big Data
6 197 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 196 (5.12%) Relational Database
8 177 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
9 162 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 154 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
11 144 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 115 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 115 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 108 (2.82%) Hadoop
13 108 (2.82%) Redis
14 81 (2.12%) Power BI
15 75 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 66 (1.72%) RDBMS
17 52 (1.36%) OLAP
18 47 (1.23%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 547 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 244 (6.38%) Maven
3 235 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 211 (5.51%) JUnit
5 143 (3.74%) gulp
6 128 (3.34%) Selenium
7 122 (3.19%) Visual Studio
8 118 (3.08%) TeamCity
9 112 (2.93%) webpack
10 107 (2.80%) JIRA
11 100 (2.61%) Cucumber
12 99 (2.59%) Gradle
12 99 (2.59%) Jasmine
13 91 (2.38%) Subversion
14 90 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 87 (2.27%) Grunt
16 76 (1.99%) Mocha
16 76 (1.99%) Mockito
17 70 (1.83%) NUnit
18 57 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1104 (28.85%) Finance
2 578 (15.10%) Banking
3 211 (5.51%) Investment Banking
4 197 (5.15%) Retail
5 165 (4.31%) Games
6 155 (4.05%) Front Office
7 151 (3.95%) Marketing
8 91 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 79 (2.06%) Advertising
10 71 (1.86%) Publishing
11 69 (1.80%) Back Office
12 66 (1.72%) Law
13 61 (1.59%) Retail Banking
14 52 (1.36%) Financial Institution
15 51 (1.33%) Legal
16 25 (0.65%) Electronics
17 24 (0.63%) Manufacturing
17 24 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
19 13 (0.34%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1232 (32.19%) HTML
2 1168 (30.52%) CSS
3 1033 (26.99%) .NET
4 954 (24.93%) AngularJS
5 627 (16.38%) HTML5
6 588 (15.36%) Spring
7 531 (13.88%) jQuery
8 493 (12.88%) ASP.NET
9 486 (12.70%) Node.js
10 484 (12.65%) React
11 480 (12.54%) REST
12 450 (11.76%) Web Services
13 439 (11.47%) CSS3
14 346 (9.04%) RESTful
15 310 (8.10%) Hibernate
16 294 (7.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 258 (6.74%) .NET Framework
18 248 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
18 248 (6.48%) Sass
19 223 (5.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 358 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 315 (8.23%) Greenfield Project
3 253 (6.61%) User Experience
4 230 (6.01%) Fintech
5 165 (4.31%) Hedge funds
6 138 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 126 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
8 120 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 88 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 85 (2.22%) Derivative
11 71 (1.86%) Algorithms
12 62 (1.62%) Equities
13 57 (1.49%) Blog
14 47 (1.23%) Data Structures
15 46 (1.20%) Credit Risk
16 37 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
17 36 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
18 31 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 31 (0.81%) Market Risk
19 30 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 398 (10.40%) Linux
2 180 (4.70%) Android
3 166 (4.34%) Apple iOS
4 148 (3.87%) Windows
5 141 (3.68%) Unix
6 13 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.26%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.21%) MVS
10 4 (0.10%) AIX
10 4 (0.10%) Solaris
11 3 (0.078%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.078%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.052%) CentOS
12 2 (0.052%) Debian
12 2 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.026%) VMS
13 1 (0.026%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1939 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1170 (30.57%) TDD
3 750 (19.60%) MVC
4 683 (17.85%) Scrum
5 547 (14.29%) OO
6 505 (13.20%) Front End Development
7 498 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
8 478 (12.49%) BDD
9 414 (10.82%) Web Development
10 411 (10.74%) Microservices
11 381 (9.96%) Mentoring
12 358 (9.35%) Software Engineering
13 348 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 346 (9.04%) Test Automation
15 326 (8.52%) Multithreading
16 294 (7.68%) DevOps
17 276 (7.21%) SDLC
18 268 (7.00%) E-Commerce
19 235 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
20 230 (6.01%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1592 (41.60%) JavaScript
2 1492 (38.99%) Java
3 1152 (30.10%) C#
4 1113 (29.08%) SQL
5 453 (11.84%) Python
6 295 (7.71%) PHP
7 256 (6.69%) Scala
8 219 (5.72%) ES6
9 211 (5.51%) C++
10 196 (5.12%) T-SQL
11 151 (3.95%) Ruby
12 90 (2.35%) TypeScript
13 89 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 87 (2.27%) Go
15 81 (2.12%) Objective-C
16 70 (1.83%) C
16 70 (1.83%) VB.NET
17 68 (1.78%) Apple Swift
18 67 (1.75%) Bash Shell
19 64 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 318 (8.31%) Degree
2 111 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.26%) PhD
7 9 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.078%) MCSD
10 2 (0.052%) MBA
11 1 (0.026%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.026%) CFA
11 1 (0.026%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.026%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.026%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.026%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (4.15%) QA
2 29 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.44%) MiFID
4 14 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.18%) SEPA
6 4 (0.10%) EMIR
7 2 (0.052%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.052%) SLA
8 1 (0.026%) Basel III
8 1 (0.026%) GCP
8 1 (0.026%) WAI
System Software
1 228 (5.96%) Docker
2 12 (0.31%) Varnish
3 8 (0.21%) HDFS
4 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.10%) etcd
5 4 (0.10%) KVM
6 3 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.052%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.052%) NFS
7 2 (0.052%) vSphere
8 1 (0.026%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.026%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 80 (2.09%) Puppet
2 67 (1.75%) Ansible
3 49 (1.28%) Kubernetes
4 45 (1.18%) Kibana
4 45 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (1.10%) logstash
6 15 (0.39%) Salt
6 15 (0.39%) Terraform
7 10 (0.26%) Grafana
7 10 (0.26%) StatsD
8 8 (0.21%) Opsview
9 7 (0.18%) Packer
10 5 (0.13%) Oozie
11 4 (0.10%) Consul
11 4 (0.10%) Mesos
11 4 (0.10%) Nagios
12 3 (0.078%) Marathon
12 3 (0.078%) Rancher
12 3 (0.078%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.052%) CloudForms
Vendors
1 448 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 288 (7.53%) Oracle
3 126 (3.29%) Google
4 84 (2.19%) Tableau
5 73 (1.91%) Sybase
6 67 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 64 (1.67%) Zend
8 46 (1.20%) TIBCO
9 33 (0.86%) Adobe
10 32 (0.84%) SAP
11 29 (0.76%) Facebook
11 29 (0.76%) IBM
12 26 (0.68%) Sitecore
13 21 (0.55%) Splunk
13 21 (0.55%) Twitter
14 20 (0.52%) Xamarin
15 19 (0.50%) Apple
16 18 (0.47%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.44%) Red Hat
17 17 (0.44%) StreamBase
London
Omni RMS
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Share Options + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
3Search
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10-15%, 2k training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 and strong benefits (car, bonus, more)
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 50-60% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus, 28 Days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday