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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 305 286 315
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 27 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 18
Average salary £66,000 £62,500 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £53,500 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,500 £122,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 31 (51.67%) C++
3 29 (48.33%) Linux
4 23 (38.33%) Multithreading
5 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
6 18 (30.00%) XML
7 17 (28.33%) Java
7 17 (28.33%) Wireless
8 16 (26.67%) Web Services
8 16 (26.67%) Python
8 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 16 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 15 (25.00%) SQL
9 15 (25.00%) .NET
9 15 (25.00%) OO
10 14 (23.33%) C#
11 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
11 13 (21.67%) STL
11 13 (21.67%) OOP
12 12 (20.00%) UNIX
12 12 (20.00%) WCF
12 12 (20.00%) Scala
13 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.33%) OOD
13 11 (18.33%) MVC
13 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (16.67%) SOA
14 10 (16.67%) GSM
14 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 10 (16.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (13.33%) IIS
1 8 (13.33%) Apache Solr
2 7 (11.67%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) Drupal
3 3 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.67%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Wireless
2 10 (16.67%) VLAN
2 10 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (16.67%) GSM
2 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.67%) RTP
2 10 (16.67%) SS7
2 10 (16.67%) TCAP
2 10 (16.67%) INAP
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
3 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 3 (5.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.67%) 4G
5 1 (1.67%) SNMP
5 1 (1.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.33%) MySQL
5 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.67%) Big Data
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.67%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) NUnit
2 8 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.00%) Hudson
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) MSTest
4 1 (1.67%) Moq
4 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Front Office
4 3 (5.00%) Music Industry
4 3 (5.00%) Publishing
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) XML
2 16 (26.67%) Web Services
2 16 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (25.00%) .NET
4 13 (21.67%) STL
5 12 (20.00%) WCF
6 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
7 10 (16.67%) RESTful
8 9 (15.00%) SOAP
9 8 (13.33%) XSD
9 8 (13.33%) XSL
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (13.33%) .NET Remoting
9 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 5 (8.33%) Spring
10 5 (8.33%) jQuery
11 4 (6.67%) Apache CXF
11 4 (6.67%) Java SE
11 4 (6.67%) JSON
11 4 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Streaming Music
4 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.33%) Derivative
4 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) UNIX
3 9 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 23 (38.33%) Multithreading
3 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 15 (25.00%) OO
5 13 (21.67%) OOP
6 11 (18.33%) MVC
6 11 (18.33%) OOD
7 10 (16.67%) SOA
7 10 (16.67%) Network Design
8 8 (13.33%) CRM
8 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.33%) Refactoring
9 7 (11.67%) TDD
9 7 (11.67%) Software Deployment
9 7 (11.67%) Low Latency
9 7 (11.67%) Scrum
10 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.00%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) C++
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 16 (26.67%) Python
4 15 (25.00%) SQL
5 14 (23.33%) C#
6 12 (20.00%) Scala
7 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (10.00%) PHP
9 4 (6.67%) Ruby
9 4 (6.67%) Erlang
9 4 (6.67%) Perl
9 4 (6.67%) C
10 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.33%) VC++
11 1 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CSSLP
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) NFS
1 3 (5.00%) Postfix
1 3 (5.00%) Varnish
1 3 (5.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
1 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Siebel
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.67%) Perforce
5 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago