The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 497 513 456
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 141 118 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 118 94 187
Average salary £59,758 £57,500 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,200 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
Senior Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42843 41746 47655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.38% 93.51% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35073 41312
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the London region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in London

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 32 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Hounslow - 7 £52,500 -
Croydon - 3 £39,500 -
Ealing - 2 £52,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £77,500 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Wembley - 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 296 (96.10%) Software Engineering
2 160 (51.95%) Java
3 129 (41.88%) C++
4 124 (40.26%) SQL
5 117 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (30.84%) Linux
7 87 (28.25%) C#
8 82 (26.62%) Multithreading
9 74 (24.03%) Degree
10 73 (23.70%) Computer Science
10 73 (23.70%) .NET
11 70 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 70 (22.73%) UNIX
11 70 (22.73%) TDD
12 67 (21.75%) XML
13 65 (21.10%) Oracle
14 59 (19.16%) MVC
14 59 (19.16%) Scrum
15 58 (18.83%) HTML
15 58 (18.83%) Web Services
16 55 (17.86%) SQL Server
17 52 (16.88%) C
18 50 (16.23%) Unit Testing
19 47 (15.26%) OO
20 44 (14.29%) ASP.NET
21 43 (13.96%) CSS
22 40 (12.99%) SOAP
22 40 (12.99%) E-Commerce
23 39 (12.66%) STL
24 38 (12.34%) Spring

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 31 (10.06%) Apache Solr
2 25 (8.12%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.55%) IIS
4 13 (4.22%) GlassFish
5 10 (3.25%) Node.js
6 8 (2.60%) CMS
7 7 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.95%) Apache
8 6 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.30%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.65%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.65%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.65%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.62%) SaaS
4 4 (1.30%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.97%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.06%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.17%) Wireless
3 16 (5.19%) Internet
4 15 (4.87%) HTTP
5 13 (4.22%) RTP
6 12 (3.90%) SS7
7 10 (3.25%) TCAP
7 10 (3.25%) INAP
7 10 (3.25%) GSM
7 10 (3.25%) SIGTRAN
7 10 (3.25%) VLAN
8 5 (1.62%) SMS
9 4 (1.30%) SSH
9 4 (1.30%) DVB
10 1 (0.32%) Multicast
10 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.32%) 4G
10 1 (0.32%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.32%) NFC
10 1 (0.32%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 33 (10.71%) MySQL
3 26 (8.44%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.84%) OLTP
4 18 (5.84%) RDBMS
5 16 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 16 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.87%) Big Data
7 10 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.62%) Redis
10 5 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.62%) DB2
10 5 (1.62%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.97%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (6.82%) Eclipse
2 17 (5.52%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.19%) Ant
3 16 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.87%) JIRA
4 15 (4.87%) NUnit
5 14 (4.55%) Subversion
6 12 (3.90%) SpecFlow
7 11 (3.57%) Selenium
8 8 (2.60%) Maven
9 7 (2.27%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.27%) Mercurial
9 7 (2.27%) JUnit
10 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.62%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.62%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.30%) Hudson
13 3 (0.97%) YouTrack
14 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (9.74%) Finance
2 24 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.19%) Electronics
4 11 (3.57%) Games
5 9 (2.92%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.27%) Banking
7 6 (1.95%) Retail
7 6 (1.95%) Automotive
8 5 (1.62%) Front Office
9 4 (1.30%) Publishing
10 3 (0.97%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.97%) Marketing
11 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.70%) .NET
2 67 (21.75%) XML
3 58 (18.83%) HTML
3 58 (18.83%) Web Services
4 44 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 43 (13.96%) CSS
6 40 (12.99%) SOAP
7 39 (12.66%) STL
8 38 (12.34%) Spring
9 34 (11.04%) jQuery
10 31 (10.06%) WCF
11 30 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (9.42%) J2EE
13 26 (8.44%) JSON
13 26 (8.44%) REST
14 24 (7.79%) .NET Framework
15 23 (7.47%) Ajax
15 23 (7.47%) Swing
16 22 (7.14%) XSL
16 22 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.70%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.14%) Open Source
2 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.49%) User Experience
4 18 (5.84%) iPad
5 15 (4.87%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.90%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.25%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (2.60%) Streaming Media
8 8 (2.60%) DTV
8 8 (2.60%) Video on Demand
9 7 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (1.95%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.95%) Social Media
11 5 (1.62%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (1.62%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 95 (30.84%) Linux
2 70 (22.73%) UNIX
3 34 (11.04%) Windows
4 27 (8.77%) Android
5 14 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.30%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (96.10%) Software Engineering
2 117 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (26.62%) Multithreading
4 70 (22.73%) TDD
5 59 (19.16%) MVC
5 59 (19.16%) Scrum
6 50 (16.23%) Unit Testing
7 47 (15.26%) OO
8 40 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 25 (8.12%) Web Development
10 22 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 21 (6.82%) BDD
11 21 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (6.17%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.84%) Validation
14 17 (5.52%) Test Scripting
14 17 (5.52%) MVVM
14 17 (5.52%) SOA
15 16 (5.19%) Parallel Programming
16 15 (4.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 160 (51.95%) Java
2 129 (41.88%) C++
3 124 (40.26%) SQL
4 87 (28.25%) C#
5 70 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 52 (16.88%) C
7 27 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 26 (8.44%) Python
9 25 (8.12%) Scala
10 21 (6.82%) PL/SQL
11 19 (6.17%) PHP
12 15 (4.87%) Ruby
13 12 (3.90%) Perl
13 12 (3.90%) Objective-C
14 11 (3.57%) VBA
15 10 (3.25%) TypeScript
16 9 (2.92%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.95%) Erlang
18 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.62%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 74 (24.03%) Degree
2 8 (2.60%) PhD
3 5 (1.62%) CCA
4 2 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.84%) ISO 9001
1 18 (5.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Varnish
1 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.32%) Postfix
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (1.30%) Puppet
3 2 (0.65%) Kibana
3 2 (0.65%) StatsD
3 2 (0.65%) logstash
4 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 65 (21.10%) Oracle
2 15 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.60%) Perforce
6 6 (1.95%) JBoss
7 4 (1.30%) Adobe
8 3 (0.97%) Siebel
8 3 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.97%) SAP
9 2 (0.65%) Zend
9 2 (0.65%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.65%) New Relic
10 1 (0.32%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.32%) Apple
10 1 (0.32%) VMware
London
MOO.com
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farringdon, London
SearchTribes
Salary: c. £55K plus benefits and options
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £55,000 - 60,000 p.a. plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ruislip
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
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QVC
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Workdigital
Salary: Up to 65k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
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iKonnect
Salary: £85000 per annum + STRONG BENEFITS PACKAGE + GREAT BONUS
Posted: 27 days ago