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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 315 289 312
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 18 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 14
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £48,000 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11351 11187 12238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 93.16% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9510 9796 11163
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 54 (91.53%) Software Engineering
2 29 (49.15%) C++
3 25 (42.37%) Linux
4 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
5 20 (33.90%) .NET
5 20 (33.90%) Multithreading
6 19 (32.20%) OO
7 18 (30.51%) Wireless
8 17 (28.81%) OOP
9 16 (27.12%) Web Services
10 15 (25.42%) XML
10 15 (25.42%) C#
11 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
12 13 (22.03%) SQL
12 13 (22.03%) OOD
13 12 (20.34%) Java
13 12 (20.34%) STL
13 12 (20.34%) MVC
13 12 (20.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 11 (18.64%) SOA
15 10 (16.95%) GSM
15 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
15 10 (16.95%) RTP
15 10 (16.95%) SS7
15 10 (16.95%) TCAP
15 10 (16.95%) INAP
15 10 (16.95%) UNIX
15 10 (16.95%) Windows
15 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
15 10 (16.95%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (15.25%) IIS
2 8 (13.56%) Apache Solr
3 7 (11.86%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.08%) Drupal
4 3 (5.08%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.69%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.69%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) 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 5 (8.47%) HTTP
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
5 3 (5.08%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) Big Data
4 6 (10.17%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.47%) MySQL
5 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.08%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.39%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) NUnit
2 8 (13.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (13.56%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.08%) Hudson
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) MSTest
4 1 (1.69%) Moq
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 8 (13.56%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Advertising
5 3 (5.08%) Publishing
5 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Music Industry
6 2 (3.39%) Front Office
7 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) .NET
2 16 (27.12%) Web Services
3 15 (25.42%) XML
4 12 (20.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (20.34%) STL
5 10 (16.95%) RESTful
5 10 (16.95%) WCF
5 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
6 9 (15.25%) SOAP
6 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (13.56%) .NET Remoting
7 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
7 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 8 (13.56%) XSD
7 8 (13.56%) XSL
8 7 (11.86%) Spring
9 5 (8.47%) Middleware
9 5 (8.47%) jQuery
10 4 (6.78%) Apache CXF
10 4 (6.78%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Streaming Music
3 3 (5.08%) Psychology
4 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) UNIX
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) CentOS
4 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (91.53%) Software Engineering
2 20 (33.90%) Multithreading
3 19 (32.20%) OO
4 17 (28.81%) OOP
5 13 (22.03%) OOD
6 12 (20.34%) MVC
7 11 (18.64%) SOA
8 10 (16.95%) Network Design
8 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Refactoring
9 8 (13.56%) CRM
10 7 (11.86%) Software Deployment
11 6 (10.17%) TDD
12 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.47%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (6.78%) Project Management
13 4 (6.78%) Scrum
13 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) C++
2 15 (25.42%) C#
3 13 (22.03%) SQL
4 12 (20.34%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) Python
5 8 (13.56%) Scala
6 6 (10.17%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) C
7 5 (8.47%) Ruby
8 4 (6.78%) Erlang
8 4 (6.78%) Perl
9 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.39%) VC++
11 1 (1.69%) VB6
11 1 (1.69%) VB
11 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) CSSLP
2 5 (8.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) NFS
1 3 (5.08%) Postfix
1 3 (5.08%) Varnish
1 3 (5.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Capistrano
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
1 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.69%) logstash
2 1 (1.69%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore