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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 277 294 308
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 31 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 26
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,700 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,000 £112,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
10529 11001 12001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 93.17% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8887 9655 10999
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 58 (98.31%) Software Engineering
2 31 (52.54%) C++
3 29 (49.15%) Linux
4 24 (40.68%) Java
5 20 (33.90%) Multithreading
6 18 (30.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (27.12%) XML
8 16 (27.12%) Python
8 16 (27.12%) Telecoms
9 15 (25.42%) Wireless
9 15 (25.42%) Scala
10 14 (23.73%) TDD
11 13 (22.03%) SOAP
11 13 (22.03%) STL
11 13 (22.03%) UNIX
11 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
11 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (20.34%) Web Services
13 11 (18.64%) RESTful
14 10 (16.95%) C#
14 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.95%) SQL
14 10 (16.95%) .NET
14 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.95%) OO
14 10 (16.95%) GSM
14 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
14 10 (16.95%) RTP
14 10 (16.95%) SS7

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (10.17%) Apache Solr
2 5 (8.47%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.69%) Drupal
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.69%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Wireless
2 10 (16.95%) VLAN
2 10 (16.95%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (16.95%) GSM
2 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.95%) RTP
2 10 (16.95%) SS7
2 10 (16.95%) TCAP
2 10 (16.95%) INAP
3 4 (6.78%) Internet
3 4 (6.78%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) SNMP
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
4 1 (1.69%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Hadoop
3 7 (11.86%) Big Data
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.47%) MySQL
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.69%) SSDT
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) NUnit
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Maven
2 3 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.39%) Hudson
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.69%) MSTest
4 1 (1.69%) Moq
4 1 (1.69%) Toad
4 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 16 (27.12%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Front Office
4 3 (5.08%) Music Industry
5 2 (3.39%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (27.12%) XML
3 13 (22.03%) SOAP
3 13 (22.03%) STL
4 12 (20.34%) Web Services
5 11 (18.64%) RESTful
6 10 (16.95%) .NET
7 9 (15.25%) Spring
8 8 (13.56%) WCF
9 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
9 7 (11.86%) REST
10 6 (10.17%) HTML
11 5 (8.47%) jQuery
12 4 (6.78%) Java SE
12 4 (6.78%) JSON
12 4 (6.78%) Spring MVC
12 4 (6.78%) Apache CXF
12 4 (6.78%) Sass
12 4 (6.78%) LESS
12 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Streaming Music
4 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.39%) Derivative
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) UNIX
3 5 (8.47%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Android
4 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (98.31%) Software Engineering
2 20 (33.90%) Multithreading
3 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.73%) TDD
5 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.95%) Network Design
6 10 (16.95%) OO
7 9 (15.25%) MVC
8 8 (13.56%) Scrum
9 7 (11.86%) OOP
9 7 (11.86%) Low Latency
10 6 (10.17%) SOA
11 5 (8.47%) OOD
12 4 (6.78%) Extreme Programming
13 3 (5.08%) Refactoring
13 3 (5.08%) CRM
13 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
13 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
14 2 (3.39%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) C++
2 24 (40.68%) Java
3 16 (27.12%) Python
4 15 (25.42%) Scala
5 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.95%) C#
5 10 (16.95%) SQL
6 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.78%) Erlang
7 4 (6.78%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) C
9 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.39%) VC++
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby
10 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) NFS
1 1 (1.69%) Postfix
1 1 (1.69%) Varnish
1 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (3.39%) SAP
2 2 (3.39%) Siebel
2 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.69%) Perforce
3 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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