The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 507 537 566
Rank change year-on-year +30 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 108 95 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85 90 92
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +6.52%  

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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in London

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in London

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in London

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
Croydon - 9 - -
City of London +8 5 £60,000 +14.28% 6
Coulsdon - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 140 (71.07%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (50.25%) SQL Server
3 93 (47.21%) .NET
4 91 (46.19%) C#
5 67 (34.01%) SQL
6 64 (32.49%) Java
7 63 (31.98%) Finance
8 62 (31.47%) TDD
9 57 (28.93%) JavaScript
10 44 (22.34%) Node.js
11 43 (21.83%) Entity Framework
11 43 (21.83%) React
11 43 (21.83%) .NET Framework
11 43 (21.83%) MVC
11 43 (21.83%) HTML
12 39 (19.80%) Scrum
12 39 (19.80%) Mentoring
13 38 (19.29%) MongoDB
14 37 (18.78%) BDD
14 37 (18.78%) ASP.NET
15 36 (18.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (18.27%) AngularJS
16 34 (17.26%) Elasticsearch
17 31 (15.74%) Computer Science
17 31 (15.74%) Scala
18 30 (15.23%) Docker
18 30 (15.23%) CSS
18 30 (15.23%) Software Engineering
19 29 (14.72%) MySQL
19 29 (14.72%) SOA

Senior Software 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 34 (17.26%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (9.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.05%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.54%) CMS
5 5 (2.54%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.03%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.03%) JBoss
6 4 (2.03%) Jetty
6 4 (2.03%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.02%) Drupal
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.02%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.18%) HTTP
2 4 (2.03%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (50.25%) SQL Server
2 38 (19.29%) MongoDB
3 29 (14.72%) MySQL
4 28 (14.21%) NoSQL
5 24 (12.18%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (11.68%) Big Data
7 10 (5.08%) GIS
8 8 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (4.06%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.55%) Redis
10 5 (2.54%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.54%) Riak
11 4 (2.03%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.52%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.52%) HPCC
12 3 (1.52%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.02%) Blockchain
13 2 (1.02%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.02%) Event Store
14 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (14.21%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.15%) gulp
2 20 (10.15%) Selenium
3 18 (9.14%) webpack
4 12 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.06%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.55%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.05%) JUnit
8 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.52%) JIRA
9 3 (1.52%) Maven
9 3 (1.52%) Moq
9 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.02%) Grunt
10 2 (1.02%) Hudson
10 2 (1.02%) Mocha
10 2 (1.02%) Mockito
10 2 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (31.98%) Finance
2 20 (10.15%) Law
3 16 (8.12%) Banking
4 12 (6.09%) Marketing
5 8 (4.06%) Retail
5 8 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.05%) Back Office
6 6 (3.05%) Games
6 6 (3.05%) Publishing
7 5 (2.54%) Advertising
8 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (47.21%) .NET
2 44 (22.34%) Node.js
3 43 (21.83%) .NET Framework
3 43 (21.83%) Entity Framework
3 43 (21.83%) HTML
3 43 (21.83%) React
4 37 (18.78%) ASP.NET
5 36 (18.27%) AngularJS
5 36 (18.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (15.23%) CSS
7 25 (12.69%) WCF
8 24 (12.18%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (10.66%) HTML5
9 21 (10.66%) Spring
10 20 (10.15%) LINQ
11 19 (9.64%) XML
12 18 (9.14%) jQuery
13 16 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (8.12%) REST
14 13 (6.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.20%) Hedge funds
3 23 (11.68%) Fintech
4 22 (11.17%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (10.66%) Blog
6 18 (9.14%) N-Tier
7 11 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.52%) User Experience
10 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.02%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.02%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.51%) BBC
11 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.51%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.66%) Windows
2 18 (9.14%) Linux
3 14 (7.11%) Android
4 7 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (71.07%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.47%) TDD
3 43 (21.83%) MVC
4 39 (19.80%) Mentoring
4 39 (19.80%) Scrum
5 37 (18.78%) BDD
6 30 (15.23%) Software Engineering
7 29 (14.72%) SOA
8 28 (14.21%) Microservices
9 27 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (12.69%) Coaching
11 21 (10.66%) SDLC
12 19 (9.64%) OO
13 18 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (9.14%) Open Source
13 18 (9.14%) Workflow
14 16 (8.12%) Unit Testing
15 15 (7.61%) Multithreading
15 15 (7.61%) Test Automation
15 15 (7.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (46.19%) C#
2 67 (34.01%) SQL
3 64 (32.49%) Java
4 57 (28.93%) JavaScript
5 31 (15.74%) Scala
6 20 (10.15%) Python
7 16 (8.12%) Go
8 12 (6.09%) T-SQL
9 11 (5.58%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.57%) C++
10 9 (4.57%) PHP
10 9 (4.57%) Ruby
11 6 (3.05%) Groovy
12 5 (2.54%) Kotlin
13 4 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.03%) Perl
14 3 (1.52%) F#
15 2 (1.02%) C
15 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.09%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.18%) QA
2 6 (3.05%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.05%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (15.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) Opsview
2 6 (3.05%) Kibana
2 6 (3.05%) logstash
3 5 (2.54%) Ansible
4 4 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.03%) Puppet
4 4 (2.03%) Salt
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) Oracle
2 17 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.57%) Splunk
4 6 (3.05%) Google
5 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.02%) Twitter
6 1 (0.51%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.51%) Perforce
6 1 (0.51%) Progress
6 1 (0.51%) Telerik
6 1 (0.51%) Zend
City, Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension Scheme and 22 days+ holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,915 to £47,300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago