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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 283 316 295
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 18 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 38
Average salary £63,750 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
9252 11768 10807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 92.52% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7931 9974 9303
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,200 £75,000 £77,200
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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.33%) Finance
4 18 (30.00%) C#
5 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (25.00%) Java
6 15 (25.00%) IIS
7 14 (23.33%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (20.00%) Logistics
8 12 (20.00%) OO
8 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 12 (20.00%) ERP
9 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
9 11 (18.33%) TDD
10 10 (16.67%) Scrum
10 10 (16.67%) SQL
10 10 (16.67%) Python
11 9 (15.00%) PHP
11 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
11 9 (15.00%) Analytics
12 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.33%) .NET
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.33%) XML
12 8 (13.33%) CSS
13 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.67%) Degree
13 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
13 7 (11.67%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 15 (25.00%) IIS
2 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.67%) JBoss
4 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.33%) Redis
5 4 (6.67%) Big Data
5 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.00%) MySQL
7 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.67%) DB2
8 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Ant
3 3 (5.00%) Maven
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
4 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.67%) Hudson
5 1 (1.67%) Bower
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.67%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) Grunt
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) .NET
1 8 (13.33%) XML
1 8 (13.33%) CSS
2 6 (10.00%) WPF
2 6 (10.00%) jQuery
2 6 (10.00%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) Spring
3 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 5 (8.33%) HTML5
3 5 (8.33%) Akka
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.67%) WCF
4 4 (6.67%) Middleware
4 4 (6.67%) MSMQ
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.00%) Ajax
5 3 (5.00%) JSON
5 3 (5.00%) REST
5 3 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Physics
3 3 (5.00%) Chemistry
3 3 (5.00%) Biology
3 3 (5.00%) Kindle
3 3 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.33%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) W3C
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) CentOS
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) Logistics
3 12 (20.00%) OO
3 12 (20.00%) ERP
4 11 (18.33%) TDD
5 10 (16.67%) Scrum
6 9 (15.00%) Analytics
7 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.67%) BDD
8 6 (10.00%) MVC
9 5 (8.33%) SOA
9 5 (8.33%) OOP
9 5 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.33%) Open Source
9 5 (8.33%) SDLC
10 4 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) C#
2 15 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) PHP
6 5 (8.33%) C++
6 5 (8.33%) Scala
7 4 (6.67%) C
8 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (5.00%) R
9 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Varnish
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.67%) Sybase
4 2 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Intershop
5 1 (1.67%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.67%) ATG
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Zend
5 1 (1.67%) hybris
5 1 (1.67%) StreamBase
5 1 (1.67%) Demandware
5 1 (1.67%) Facebook
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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