The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1848 2239 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.47% 5.28% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 5.50% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1625 2043 1809
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -2 346 £70,000 +13.82% 68
Croydon +16 17 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Canary Wharf -7 7 £80,000 +45.45%
Hammersmith -19 6 £68,750 +14.58%
Wimbledon +21 5 £72,500 +61.11%
Uxbridge +12 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Romford +9 3 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Brentford +2 3 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Westminster - 3 - - 3
Hounslow 0 2 £57,500 +17.34% 2
Ruislip - 2 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £57,500 -
Edgware - 2 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 £47,500 -15.55%
Wembley -1 1 - -
Mayfair -1 1 £52,500 -
Heathrow - 1 £52,500 -
Southwark - 1 £49,000 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1794 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1529 (42.13%) JavaScript
3 1486 (40.95%) Java
4 1192 (32.85%) HTML
5 1137 (31.33%) TDD
6 1127 (31.06%) CSS
7 1120 (30.86%) Finance
8 1076 (29.65%) C#
9 989 (27.25%) SQL
10 957 (26.37%) .NET
11 919 (25.32%) AngularJS
12 780 (21.49%) SQL Server
13 678 (18.68%) MVC
14 650 (17.91%) Scrum
15 606 (16.70%) Banking
16 568 (15.65%) HTML5
17 548 (15.10%) OO
18 538 (14.83%) Spring
19 505 (13.92%) Git (software)
20 477 (13.14%) jQuery
21 475 (13.09%) ASP.NET
22 466 (12.84%) Node.js
23 458 (12.62%) REST
24 454 (12.51%) Web Services
25 440 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
26 431 (11.88%) CSS3
27 414 (11.41%) React
28 411 (11.33%) Front End Development
29 404 (11.13%) BDD
30 392 (10.80%) NoSQL

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
1 204 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 115 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 104 (2.87%) CMS
4 99 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 90 (2.48%) Apache Solr
6 84 (2.31%) Apache
7 69 (1.90%) Jetty
8 66 (1.82%) JBoss
9 65 (1.79%) IIS
9 65 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 46 (1.27%) SharePoint
11 39 (1.07%) Drupal
12 35 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 31 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 31 (0.85%) WordPress
14 30 (0.83%) OpenStack
15 29 (0.80%) Confluence
16 28 (0.77%) Umbraco
17 25 (0.69%) EPiServer
17 25 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 152 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.30%) MS Office
4 10 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.19%) InDesign
5 7 (0.19%) MicroStation
6 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.028%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 32 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.28%) Magento
4 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.083%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.055%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.055%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.055%) RMDS
9 2 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.055%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.028%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.028%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.028%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.028%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.028%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 361 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (2.67%) GitHub
4 89 (2.45%) SaaS
5 25 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (0.58%) Heroku
7 16 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.44%) Office 365
8 15 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.41%) Trello
9 14 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (0.39%) PaaS
10 12 (0.33%) Google Play
11 11 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.25%) TestFlight
13 8 (0.22%) Route 53
14 7 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.19%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.15%) HTTP
1 78 (2.15%) Internet
2 35 (0.96%) Broadband
3 26 (0.72%) Intranet
4 21 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 14 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.30%) SSH
6 11 (0.30%) SSL
7 10 (0.28%) 3G
7 10 (0.28%) 4G
7 10 (0.28%) GSM
7 10 (0.28%) OpenFlow
8 9 (0.25%) Value-Added Service
9 7 (0.19%) FTP
9 7 (0.19%) Skype
9 7 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.14%) DNS
11 4 (0.11%) IPv4
11 4 (0.11%) IPv6
11 4 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 780 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 392 (10.80%) NoSQL
3 322 (8.87%) MySQL
4 224 (6.17%) MongoDB
5 223 (6.14%) Big Data
6 186 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 179 (4.93%) Relational Database
8 152 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
9 122 (3.36%) Hadoop
10 121 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 121 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 109 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 107 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 100 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 87 (2.40%) Redis
15 81 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 62 (1.71%) Power BI
17 60 (1.65%) RDBMS
18 58 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
19 52 (1.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 505 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 227 (6.26%) Jenkins
3 209 (5.76%) Maven
4 193 (5.32%) JUnit
5 139 (3.83%) gulp
6 121 (3.33%) Gradle
7 109 (3.00%) Visual Studio
8 104 (2.87%) webpack
9 101 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 94 (2.59%) JIRA
11 93 (2.56%) Subversion
12 91 (2.51%) TeamCity
13 88 (2.42%) Selenium
14 82 (2.26%) Grunt
15 80 (2.20%) Cucumber
16 66 (1.82%) Jasmine
17 59 (1.63%) Karma Test Runner
17 59 (1.63%) NUnit
18 52 (1.43%) Mockito
19 48 (1.32%) Mocha
General
1 1120 (30.86%) Finance
2 606 (16.70%) Banking
3 165 (4.55%) Front Office
4 149 (4.11%) Games
4 149 (4.11%) Retail
5 124 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 120 (3.31%) Investment Banking
7 111 (3.06%) Marketing
8 82 (2.26%) Advertising
9 68 (1.87%) Back Office
10 59 (1.63%) Publishing
11 55 (1.52%) Law
12 37 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 35 (0.96%) Legal
14 25 (0.69%) Online Betting
15 15 (0.41%) Electronics
16 14 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
17 11 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.25%) Automotive
19 7 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1192 (32.85%) HTML
2 1127 (31.06%) CSS
3 957 (26.37%) .NET
4 919 (25.32%) AngularJS
5 568 (15.65%) HTML5
6 538 (14.83%) Spring
7 477 (13.14%) jQuery
8 475 (13.09%) ASP.NET
9 466 (12.84%) Node.js
10 458 (12.62%) REST
11 454 (12.51%) Web Services
12 431 (11.88%) CSS3
13 414 (11.41%) React
14 317 (8.74%) RESTful
15 313 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 255 (7.03%) Sass
17 253 (6.97%) .NET Framework
18 216 (5.95%) XML
19 202 (5.57%) Hibernate
20 188 (5.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 334 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 253 (6.97%) User Experience
3 188 (5.18%) Fintech
4 152 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 127 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 123 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 122 (3.36%) Hedge funds
8 98 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 93 (2.56%) Algorithms
10 69 (1.90%) Data Structures
10 69 (1.90%) Derivative
11 59 (1.63%) Equities
12 45 (1.24%) iPad
13 44 (1.21%) Blog
14 42 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 39 (1.07%) Fixed Income
16 29 (0.80%) N-Tier
17 28 (0.77%) Online Games
18 26 (0.72%) Animation
19 24 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 388 (10.69%) Linux
2 185 (5.10%) Apple iOS
3 181 (4.99%) Android
4 162 (4.46%) Windows
5 137 (3.78%) Unix
6 13 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.30%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.22%) MVS
9 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.083%) CentOS
10 3 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.055%) AIX
11 2 (0.055%) Debian
11 2 (0.055%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.055%) Solaris
11 2 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.028%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1794 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1137 (31.33%) TDD
3 678 (18.68%) MVC
4 650 (17.91%) Scrum
5 548 (15.10%) OO
6 440 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 411 (11.33%) Front End Development
8 404 (11.13%) BDD
9 381 (10.50%) Web Development
10 357 (9.84%) Software Engineering
11 346 (9.53%) Mentoring
12 345 (9.51%) Microservices
13 305 (8.40%) E-Commerce
14 295 (8.13%) Multithreading
15 278 (7.66%) DevOps
16 254 (7.00%) OOP
17 238 (6.56%) SDLC
18 228 (6.28%) Unit Testing
19 215 (5.92%) Low Latency
20 209 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1529 (42.13%) JavaScript
2 1486 (40.95%) Java
3 1076 (29.65%) C#
4 989 (27.25%) SQL
5 352 (9.70%) Python
6 279 (7.69%) PHP
7 267 (7.36%) Scala
8 232 (6.39%) C++
9 155 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 152 (4.19%) Ruby
11 124 (3.42%) ES6
12 92 (2.54%) Go
12 92 (2.54%) Objective-C
13 85 (2.34%) C
14 84 (2.31%) Groovy
15 73 (2.01%) Apple Swift
16 62 (1.71%) VB.NET
17 61 (1.68%) TypeScript
18 51 (1.41%) Perl
19 43 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 322 (8.87%) Degree
2 22 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (0.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (0.50%) PhD
4 14 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.14%) CFA
7 4 (0.11%) MCSD
8 2 (0.055%) MBA
8 2 (0.055%) OCP
8 2 (0.055%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.055%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.028%) MCAD
9 1 (0.028%) MCP
9 1 (0.028%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (4.55%) QA
2 19 (0.52%) MiFID
3 13 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.28%) SDET
5 7 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.14%) EMIR
7 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.055%) SLA
8 2 (0.055%) WCAG
9 1 (0.028%) Basel III
System Software
1 180 (4.96%) Docker
2 13 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.28%) KVM
4 10 (0.28%) Varnish
5 8 (0.22%) HDFS
6 5 (0.14%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.11%) etcd
8 3 (0.083%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.083%) vSphere
9 2 (0.055%) NFS
10 1 (0.028%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 110 (3.03%) Puppet
2 81 (2.23%) Ansible
3 72 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (1.24%) Kibana
5 40 (1.10%) logstash
6 35 (0.96%) Kubernetes
7 21 (0.58%) Salt
8 12 (0.33%) Grafana
9 8 (0.22%) Packer
9 8 (0.22%) Terraform
10 7 (0.19%) StatsD
11 6 (0.17%) Mesos
11 6 (0.17%) Oozie
12 5 (0.14%) Marathon
13 4 (0.11%) Consul
13 4 (0.11%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.083%) Graphite
15 2 (0.055%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 2 (0.055%) Uchiwa
15 2 (0.055%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 374 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 242 (6.67%) Oracle
3 110 (3.03%) Google
4 84 (2.31%) Sybase
5 66 (1.82%) Zend
6 56 (1.54%) TIBCO
7 51 (1.41%) Tableau
8 49 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (1.30%) Adobe
10 36 (0.99%) Solace
11 25 (0.69%) Apple
11 25 (0.69%) Xamarin
12 24 (0.66%) IBM
13 22 (0.61%) Facebook
14 21 (0.58%) Sitecore
15 18 (0.50%) Red Hat
16 17 (0.47%) ION Trading
16 17 (0.47%) SAP
17 16 (0.44%) MuleSoft
17 16 (0.44%) Twitter
West London
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Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + share & benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Romford, Essex
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £400 - £500 / day
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, equity
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London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £105000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits, Bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
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London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus great benefits and amazing cult
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
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