The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 292 281 327
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 40 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.29% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 12
Average salary £65,000 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% -14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,950 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11696 10979 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.35% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9858 9611 11780
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Engineer
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 69 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (46.67%) .NET
3 32 (42.67%) C#
4 30 (40.00%) OO
5 28 (37.33%) C++
6 24 (32.00%) Web Services
6 24 (32.00%) Windows
7 22 (29.33%) Java
8 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 19 (25.33%) SQL
10 18 (24.00%) MVC
10 18 (24.00%) Finance
11 17 (22.67%) TDD
11 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
11 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
12 16 (21.33%) Degree
12 16 (21.33%) WCF
12 16 (21.33%) OOP
12 16 (21.33%) SOA
12 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
13 15 (20.00%) OOD
13 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 15 (20.00%) Big Data
14 14 (18.67%) Scrum
15 13 (17.33%) Linux
15 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
16 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (12.00%) IIS
2 5 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.33%) CMS
4 3 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) Drupal
4 3 (4.00%) nginx
5 2 (2.67%) Kentico
5 2 (2.67%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Wireless
2 4 (5.33%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.33%) TCAP
4 1 (1.33%) INAP
4 1 (1.33%) RTP
4 1 (1.33%) SS7
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) GSM
4 1 (1.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.33%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.00%) Big Data
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (14.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (8.00%) Couchbase
6 6 (8.00%) MySQL
7 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.00%) Mahout
8 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.00%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.67%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.67%) RavenDB
9 2 (2.67%) HBase
9 2 (2.67%) Redis
9 2 (2.67%) QlikView
9 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) NUnit
2 8 (10.67%) JIRA
2 8 (10.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.00%) Subversion
5 3 (4.00%) Hudson
6 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.33%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Advertising
4 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Publishing
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.67%) .NET
2 24 (32.00%) Web Services
3 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
4 16 (21.33%) WCF
5 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (16.00%) XML
7 11 (14.67%) Spring
7 11 (14.67%) Hibernate
7 11 (14.67%) CSS
7 11 (14.67%) HTML
8 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 8 (10.67%) .NET Remoting
8 8 (10.67%) XSD
8 8 (10.67%) XSL
9 7 (9.33%) SOAP
10 6 (8.00%) Silverlight
10 6 (8.00%) STL
11 5 (6.67%) COM
12 4 (5.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.00%) Psychology
4 3 (4.00%) Open Source
5 2 (2.67%) Xbox
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.33%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.33%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 13 (17.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.33%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (40.00%) OO
3 18 (24.00%) MVC
4 17 (22.67%) TDD
5 16 (21.33%) OOP
5 16 (21.33%) SOA
6 15 (20.00%) OOD
6 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.67%) Scrum
8 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
9 11 (14.67%) Analytics
10 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.00%) Multithreading
11 9 (12.00%) BDD
12 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.67%) Refactoring
12 8 (10.67%) CRM
13 7 (9.33%) Software Deployment
14 6 (8.00%) Big Data Analytics
14 6 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) C#
2 28 (37.33%) C++
3 22 (29.33%) Java
4 19 (25.33%) SQL
5 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.67%) Scala
7 10 (13.33%) C
7 10 (13.33%) Python
8 9 (12.00%) Ruby
9 6 (8.00%) PHP
10 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.67%) R
11 2 (2.67%) VC++
11 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.33%) VB6
12 1 (1.33%) VB
12 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) CISSP
2 5 (6.67%) CSSLP
3 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) PhD
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) NFS
1 3 (4.00%) Postfix
1 3 (4.00%) VirtualBox
1 3 (4.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
1 3 (4.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.33%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.67%) StreamBase
4 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.67%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.67%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
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