The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
England / London
Rank 478 515 518
Rank change year-on-year +37 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 89 130 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 114 120
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 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 +41 8 £62,500 +24.37% 4
Westminster - 3 - - 3
Hammersmith - 3 £57,500 -
Croydon - 1 - - 3
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 127 (64.80%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (47.45%) C#
3 91 (46.43%) .NET
4 81 (41.33%) SQL Server
5 64 (32.65%) Java
6 63 (32.14%) Finance
7 58 (29.59%) SQL
8 57 (29.08%) TDD
9 47 (23.98%) Scrum
9 47 (23.98%) HTML
10 45 (22.96%) JavaScript
10 45 (22.96%) MVC
11 44 (22.45%) Software Engineering
12 43 (21.94%) AngularJS
13 40 (20.41%) MySQL
14 38 (19.39%) CSS
15 36 (18.37%) MongoDB
16 35 (17.86%) Big Data
16 35 (17.86%) OO
17 34 (17.35%) .NET Framework
18 33 (16.84%) Oracle
18 33 (16.84%) Entity Framework
18 33 (16.84%) BDD
19 32 (16.33%) ASP.NET
20 31 (15.82%) Mentoring
21 30 (15.31%) Git (software)
22 29 (14.80%) Computer Science
22 29 (14.80%) PostgreSQL
22 29 (14.80%) NoSQL
22 29 (14.80%) ASP.NET Web API

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 27 (13.78%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 17 (8.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (7.65%) Apache Spark
5 13 (6.63%) OpenStack
6 11 (5.61%) Jetty
7 10 (5.10%) Apache Solr
7 10 (5.10%) JBoss
7 10 (5.10%) WebLogic
7 10 (5.10%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.53%) Apache
8 3 (1.53%) nginx
9 2 (1.02%) CMS
9 2 (1.02%) Drupal
9 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.51%) Confluence
10 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.02%) GitHub
4 2 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.02%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.51%) 3G
3 1 (0.51%) 4G
3 1 (0.51%) GSM
3 1 (0.51%) LDAP
3 1 (0.51%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 40 (20.41%) MySQL
3 36 (18.37%) MongoDB
4 35 (17.86%) Big Data
5 29 (14.80%) NoSQL
5 29 (14.80%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (7.65%) Hadoop
7 14 (7.14%) Redis
8 11 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (5.10%) Couchbase
9 10 (5.10%) Riak
10 3 (1.53%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.51%) Event Store
12 1 (0.51%) GIS
12 1 (0.51%) HPCC
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.71%) gulp
3 19 (9.69%) webpack
4 18 (9.18%) Selenium
5 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.10%) Mockito
6 10 (5.10%) Moq
7 9 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.55%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.55%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.53%) Gradle
9 3 (1.53%) Grunt
9 3 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.53%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.53%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.02%) JUnit
10 2 (1.02%) Maven
11 1 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 63 (32.14%) Finance
2 25 (12.76%) Banking
3 13 (6.63%) Retail
4 10 (5.10%) Law
5 9 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.08%) Games
7 6 (3.06%) Marketing
8 4 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.53%) Advertising
9 3 (1.53%) Back Office
10 2 (1.02%) Publishing
11 1 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (46.43%) .NET
2 47 (23.98%) HTML
3 43 (21.94%) AngularJS
4 38 (19.39%) CSS
5 34 (17.35%) .NET Framework
6 33 (16.84%) Entity Framework
7 32 (16.33%) ASP.NET
8 29 (14.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (14.29%) React
10 24 (12.24%) Web Services
11 23 (11.73%) Node.js
11 23 (11.73%) REST
11 23 (11.73%) WCF
12 20 (10.20%) LINQ
13 19 (9.69%) HTML5
14 18 (9.18%) Spring
15 16 (8.16%) WPF
16 15 (7.65%) XML
17 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.80%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.20%) Blog
3 17 (8.67%) N-Tier
4 16 (8.16%) Fintech
5 14 (7.14%) Hedge funds
6 10 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.59%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (2.04%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.04%) User Experience
11 3 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.53%) Social Network
12 2 (1.02%) BBC
12 2 (1.02%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.02%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.02%) Xbox
13 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.76%) Linux
2 18 (9.18%) Android
3 12 (6.12%) Windows
4 10 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.02%) Unix
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (64.80%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.08%) TDD
3 47 (23.98%) Scrum
4 45 (22.96%) MVC
5 44 (22.45%) Software Engineering
6 35 (17.86%) OO
7 33 (16.84%) BDD
8 31 (15.82%) Mentoring
9 28 (14.29%) SOA
10 23 (11.73%) Multithreading
11 22 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (10.71%) Unit Testing
13 20 (10.20%) Coaching
14 19 (9.69%) Workflow
15 18 (9.18%) Web Development
16 15 (7.65%) Mathematics
16 15 (7.65%) Microservices
16 15 (7.65%) SDLC
17 12 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (6.12%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (47.45%) C#
2 64 (32.65%) Java
3 58 (29.59%) SQL
4 45 (22.96%) JavaScript
5 20 (10.20%) Python
6 18 (9.18%) Go
7 13 (6.63%) C++
7 13 (6.63%) PHP
8 11 (5.61%) Perl
9 10 (5.10%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.10%) Scala
10 7 (3.57%) Ruby
11 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.55%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.53%) C
12 3 (1.53%) F#
12 3 (1.53%) Haskell
13 2 (1.02%) Groovy
13 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.12%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.67%) QA
2 6 (3.06%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (5.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) KVM
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.14%) Ansible
2 13 (6.63%) Puppet
3 12 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.10%) Kibana
4 10 (5.10%) logstash
4 10 (5.10%) Salt
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 33 (16.84%) Oracle
2 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.53%) Google
3 3 (1.53%) IBM
3 3 (1.53%) Twitter
3 3 (1.53%) Zend
4 2 (1.02%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.02%) Reuters
4 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe
5 1 (0.51%) Facebook
5 1 (0.51%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.51%) SAP
5 1 (0.51%) Splunk
5 1 (0.51%) VMware
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-60K
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
ColinDale, North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Mergermarket Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 10 days ago