The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 277 282 290
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 33 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 19
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Senior Software Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the City of London region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 76 (97.44%) Software Engineering
2 37 (47.44%) Java
3 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (42.31%) TDD
5 23 (29.49%) C#
6 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
6 20 (25.64%) Python
6 20 (25.64%) MVC
6 20 (25.64%) Finance
6 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
7 19 (24.36%) .NET
8 17 (21.79%) Big Data
9 16 (20.51%) Multithreading
9 16 (20.51%) Spring
10 15 (19.23%) Scrum
10 15 (19.23%) Web Services
10 15 (19.23%) XML
10 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
11 14 (17.95%) Spring MVC
11 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
11 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
11 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.67%) C++
12 13 (16.67%) WCF
13 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (15.38%) Scala
13 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (15.38%) OO
13 12 (15.38%) SOA
13 12 (15.38%) Hibernate

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.10%) IIS
1 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.85%) CMS
3 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.85%) Node.js
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.54%) PaaS
3 2 (2.56%) IaaS
3 2 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
1 1 (1.28%) SNMP
1 1 (1.28%) SSL
1 1 (1.28%) 3G
1 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.28%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.79%) Big Data
3 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
4 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
5 10 (12.82%) Redis
6 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
7 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.85%) MySQL
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) JIRA
2 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.69%) NUnit
3 6 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (5.13%) Ant
5 3 (3.85%) Selenium
5 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.28%) Toad
7 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Marketing
3 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Games
4 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.28%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 16 (20.51%) Spring
3 15 (19.23%) Web Services
3 15 (19.23%) XML
4 14 (17.95%) Spring MVC
5 13 (16.67%) WCF
6 12 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 11 (14.10%) HTML
7 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.54%) XSD
8 9 (11.54%) XSL
9 7 (8.97%) REST
10 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 6 (7.69%) CSS
10 6 (7.69%) SOAP
11 5 (6.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.13%) jQuery
13 3 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.41%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.13%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.13%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.85%) Physics
6 3 (3.85%) Chemistry
6 3 (3.85%) Biology
6 3 (3.85%) Smart Meter
6 3 (3.85%) Open Source
7 2 (2.56%) Kindle
7 2 (2.56%) Derivative
7 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.28%) Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (97.44%) Software Engineering
2 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.31%) TDD
4 20 (25.64%) MVC
4 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 16 (20.51%) Multithreading
6 15 (19.23%) Scrum
7 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.38%) OO
7 12 (15.38%) SOA
8 10 (12.82%) Pair Programming
9 9 (11.54%) CRM
9 9 (11.54%) OOD
9 9 (11.54%) BDD
9 9 (11.54%) Analytics
10 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.26%) OOP
10 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.97%) Refactoring
12 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) Java
2 23 (29.49%) C#
3 20 (25.64%) Python
4 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.67%) C++
6 12 (15.38%) Scala
7 10 (12.82%) SQL
8 5 (6.41%) PHP
9 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.85%) C
10 3 (3.85%) R
11 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.28%) Perl
12 1 (1.28%) Ruby
12 1 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Varnish
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.56%) SAP
3 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.56%) Siebel
4 1 (1.28%) Informatica
4 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.28%) Perforce
4 1 (1.28%) Facebook
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