Period
to 4 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 57 58
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2,046 2,774 3,499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.64% 4.83% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 5.06% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,833 2,523 3,151
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 34,207 54,770 65,972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.35% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27,799 44,694 53,845
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in London

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in London.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in London

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in London over the 6 months to 4 June 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 4 June 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 -4 496 £75,000 +3.45% 63
West London +7 84 £62,500 -3.85% 11
South London -1 35 £65,000 -
East London +20 30 £57,500 -8.00% 11
North London -3 6 £66,000 +10.00%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 951 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (38.95%) JavaScript
3 766 (37.44%) Java
4 467 (22.83%) React
5 462 (22.58%) TDD
6 453 (22.14%) Finance
7 439 (21.46%) CSS
8 438 (21.41%) Microservices
9 434 (21.21%) SQL
10 430 (21.02%) AngularJS
11 418 (20.43%) HTML
12 407 (19.89%) .NET
13 388 (18.96%) C#
14 382 (18.67%) AWS
15 378 (18.48%) Git (software)
16 337 (16.47%) Docker
17 325 (15.88%) Front End Development
18 318 (15.54%) DevOps
19 301 (14.71%) Azure
20 296 (14.47%) Spring
21 286 (13.98%) Fintech
22 272 (13.29%) Python
23 269 (13.15%) Node.js
24 235 (11.49%) REST
25 231 (11.29%) Kubernetes
26 228 (11.14%) Mentoring
27 227 (11.09%) OO
28 223 (10.90%) BDD
29 222 (10.85%) User Experience
29 222 (10.85%) 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 53 (2.59%) Confluence
2 38 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (1.76%) Apache Spark
4 30 (1.47%) CMS
5 28 (1.37%) Apache
6 23 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.83%) WordPress
8 15 (0.73%) nginx
9 13 (0.64%) Jupyter
10 9 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.34%) IIS
12 7 (0.34%) Mule
12 7 (0.34%) SAS
12 7 (0.34%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.29%) Mule ESB
14 5 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
14 5 (0.24%) Drupal
14 5 (0.24%) WildFly
15 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.49%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.39%) Sketch
4 3 (0.15%) InVision
4 3 (0.15%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.098%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.049%) Figma
6 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.049%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (1.42%) Shopify
2 27 (1.32%) Magento
3 6 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.098%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.049%) Odoo
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.049%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 382 (18.67%) AWS
2 301 (14.71%) Azure
3 141 (6.89%) SaaS
4 77 (3.76%) GCP
5 70 (3.42%) GitHub
5 70 (3.42%) Serverless
6 45 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
7 44 (2.15%) Power Platform
8 35 (1.71%) Amazon S3
9 33 (1.61%) npm
10 31 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (0.98%) Force.com
12 19 (0.93%) OpenShift
13 18 (0.88%) PaaS
14 11 (0.54%) Google Play
15 10 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 9 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.86%) HTTP
2 30 (1.47%) Internet
3 15 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.49%) DNS
5 6 (0.29%) Firewall
5 6 (0.29%) Intranet
6 5 (0.24%) VoIP
7 4 (0.20%) AMQP
8 3 (0.15%) Multicast
8 3 (0.15%) STUN
9 2 (0.098%) DHCP
9 2 (0.098%) Skype
9 2 (0.098%) SMS
10 1 (0.049%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.049%) FTP
10 1 (0.049%) IPv4
10 1 (0.049%) IPv6
10 1 (0.049%) SSH
10 1 (0.049%) SSL
10 1 (0.049%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 178 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 100 (4.89%) MongoDB
4 90 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 89 (4.35%) MySQL
6 86 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (3.23%) Big Data
8 54 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 44 (2.15%) Power BI
12 42 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
14 38 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (1.52%) RDBMS
16 30 (1.47%) Redis
17 29 (1.42%) Oracle Database
18 28 (1.37%) Hadoop
19 23 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 20 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 378 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 196 (9.58%) Jenkins
3 92 (4.50%) JIRA
4 72 (3.52%) webpack
5 54 (2.64%) Jasmine
6 53 (2.59%) Maven
7 42 (2.05%) Selenium
8 41 (2.00%) JUnit
9 38 (1.86%) gulp
10 36 (1.76%) Visual Studio
11 32 (1.56%) Cucumber
12 29 (1.42%) Grunt
12 29 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 28 (1.37%) Mocha
14 27 (1.32%) Bitbucket
15 26 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
16 25 (1.22%) GitLab
17 24 (1.17%) Subversion
18 23 (1.12%) CircleCI
19 21 (1.03%) Protractor
General
1 453 (22.14%) Finance
2 152 (7.43%) Banking
3 106 (5.18%) Front Office
4 77 (3.76%) Retail
5 70 (3.42%) Games
6 57 (2.79%) Marketing
7 54 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 45 (2.20%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.91%) Public Sector
10 37 (1.81%) Advertising
11 33 (1.61%) Back Office
12 19 (0.93%) Telecoms
13 16 (0.78%) Law
14 14 (0.68%) Publishing
15 10 (0.49%) Electronics
16 9 (0.44%) Legal
17 6 (0.29%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.24%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.15%) Billing
19 3 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (22.83%) React
2 439 (21.46%) CSS
3 430 (21.02%) AngularJS
4 418 (20.43%) HTML
5 407 (19.89%) .NET
6 296 (14.47%) Spring
7 269 (13.15%) Node.js
8 235 (11.49%) REST
9 203 (9.92%) HTML5
10 184 (8.99%) RESTful
11 182 (8.90%) Web Services
12 174 (8.50%) .NET Core
13 166 (8.11%) Redux
14 164 (8.02%) ASP.NET
15 162 (7.92%) jQuery
16 161 (7.87%) Sass
17 156 (7.62%) Spring Boot
18 130 (6.35%) CSS3
19 123 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
20 105 (5.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 222 (10.85%) User Experience
2 186 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 104 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 68 (3.32%) Derivative
6 57 (2.79%) Fixed Income
7 52 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 50 (2.44%) Algorithms
9 36 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 35 (1.71%) Hedge funds
11 32 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.37%) Equities
13 27 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
14 18 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
14 18 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.88%) Public Cloud
15 17 (0.83%) Online Games
16 15 (0.73%) Cloud Native
17 14 (0.68%) Animation
17 14 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 212 (10.36%) Linux
2 95 (4.64%) Apple iOS
3 85 (4.15%) Android
4 54 (2.64%) Unix
5 37 (1.81%) Windows
6 25 (1.22%) CentOS
7 21 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.24%) Solaris
10 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.15%) tvOS
13 1 (0.049%) AIX
13 1 (0.049%) Debian
13 1 (0.049%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.049%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 951 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (22.58%) TDD
3 438 (21.41%) Microservices
4 325 (15.88%) Front End Development
5 318 (15.54%) DevOps
6 286 (13.98%) Fintech
7 228 (11.14%) Mentoring
8 227 (11.09%) OO
9 223 (10.90%) BDD
10 222 (10.85%) MVC
10 222 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
10 222 (10.85%) Scrum
11 199 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
12 190 (9.29%) Software Engineering
13 163 (7.97%) Analytics
14 158 (7.72%) Web Development
15 152 (7.43%) OOP
16 142 (6.94%) Computer Science
16 142 (6.94%) SDLC
17 123 (6.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 797 (38.95%) JavaScript
2 766 (37.44%) Java
3 434 (21.21%) SQL
4 388 (18.96%) C#
5 272 (13.29%) Python
6 183 (8.94%) PHP
7 177 (8.65%) TypeScript
8 144 (7.04%) Java 8
9 83 (4.06%) ES6
10 59 (2.88%) Ruby
11 56 (2.74%) Kotlin
12 53 (2.59%) Scala
13 52 (2.54%) T-SQL
14 48 (2.35%) C++
15 45 (2.20%) PL/SQL
16 42 (2.05%) Go
17 40 (1.96%) Apple Swift
18 27 (1.32%) C
19 26 (1.27%) Apex Code
20 24 (1.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 202 (9.87%) Degree
2 114 (5.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.78%) Master's Degree
5 12 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.098%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.049%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.049%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.049%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.08%) QA
2 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.20%) MiFID
4 2 (0.098%) GDPR
5 1 (0.049%) NIST
System Software
1 337 (16.47%) Docker
2 10 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.049%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.049%) NFS
5 1 (0.049%) Varnish
5 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 231 (11.29%) Kubernetes
2 61 (2.98%) Ansible
3 57 (2.79%) Terraform
4 27 (1.32%) Puppet
5 18 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.59%) Mesos
7 3 (0.15%) Grafana
7 3 (0.15%) MIIS
7 3 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.098%) Consul
8 2 (0.098%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.049%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.049%) Kibana
9 1 (0.049%) logstash
9 1 (0.049%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (5.87%) Microsoft
2 95 (4.64%) Oracle
3 42 (2.05%) Google
3 42 (2.05%) Tableau
4 40 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (1.37%) SAP
6 24 (1.17%) Zend
7 22 (1.08%) Apple
8 17 (0.83%) Pardot
9 16 (0.78%) TIBCO
10 13 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.59%) Adobe
11 12 (0.59%) Sony
12 10 (0.49%) Bloomberg
13 9 (0.44%) Informatica
13 9 (0.44%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.39%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.34%) DevExpress
15 7 (0.34%) Solace
15 7 (0.34%) YouTube