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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 280 303 307
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 37 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 28
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £38,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £67,500 £82,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
10451 11344 11110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.82% 93.11% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9105 9745 10127
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 62 (98.41%) Software Engineering
2 36 (57.14%) Java
3 31 (49.21%) TDD
4 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (31.75%) Multithreading
6 19 (30.16%) C#
6 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
7 18 (28.57%) C++
7 18 (28.57%) MVC
8 17 (26.98%) Spring
8 17 (26.98%) .NET
8 17 (26.98%) XML
8 17 (26.98%) Python
9 16 (25.40%) Unit Testing
10 15 (23.81%) Linux
11 14 (22.22%) Finance
11 14 (22.22%) Scrum
11 14 (22.22%) Scala
11 14 (22.22%) Big Data
12 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (20.63%) Spring MVC
12 13 (20.63%) WCF
12 13 (20.63%) Web Services
13 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (17.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 11 (17.46%) OO
14 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
15 10 (15.87%) Windows
15 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
15 10 (15.87%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (15.87%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.29%) PaaS
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) GSM
2 3 (4.76%) RTP
2 3 (4.76%) SS7
2 3 (4.76%) TCAP
2 3 (4.76%) INAP
2 3 (4.76%) Wireless
2 3 (4.76%) VLAN
2 3 (4.76%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) 3G
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) SNMP
4 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.59%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) Big Data
3 10 (15.87%) MongoDB
3 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
4 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (12.70%) Redis
6 7 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.76%) MySQL
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.59%) SSDT
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JIRA
2 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.52%) NUnit
4 4 (6.35%) Maven
5 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.17%) Ant
7 1 (1.59%) Toad
7 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
7 1 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.59%) Hudson
7 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Ivy
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Front Office
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (1.59%) Games
6 1 (1.59%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) .NET
1 17 (26.98%) XML
1 17 (26.98%) Spring
2 13 (20.63%) Spring MVC
2 13 (20.63%) WCF
2 13 (20.63%) Web Services
3 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
3 11 (17.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
5 9 (14.29%) HTML
5 9 (14.29%) SOAP
6 8 (12.70%) XSD
6 8 (12.70%) XSL
7 7 (11.11%) REST
8 6 (9.52%) RESTful
8 6 (9.52%) STL
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 4 (6.35%) jQuery
9 4 (6.35%) CSS
9 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.17%) Derivative
5 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (98.41%) Software Engineering
2 31 (49.21%) TDD
3 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.75%) Multithreading
5 18 (28.57%) MVC
6 16 (25.40%) Unit Testing
7 14 (22.22%) Scrum
8 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.46%) OO
10 9 (14.29%) CRM
10 9 (14.29%) SOA
10 9 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 8 (12.70%) OOD
12 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 7 (11.11%) OOP
12 7 (11.11%) BDD
12 7 (11.11%) Low Latency
13 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
14 4 (6.35%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) C#
3 18 (28.57%) C++
4 17 (26.98%) Python
5 14 (22.22%) Scala
6 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.76%) Erlang
9 3 (4.76%) Perl
10 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.17%) C
11 1 (1.59%) Groovy
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Siebel
3 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.59%) Perforce
4 1 (1.59%) Facebook
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