The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 497 470 511
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 167 142 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 151 125 126
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 40 £65,000 +26.82% 2
Hounslow - 12 £52,500 - 1
Croydon - 6 £52,500 - 1
Greenford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 335 (94.10%) Software Engineering
2 157 (44.10%) Java
3 152 (42.70%) C#
4 140 (39.33%) .NET
5 123 (34.55%) C++
6 115 (32.30%) Windows
6 115 (32.30%) Degree
7 109 (30.62%) SQL
7 109 (30.62%) SQL Server
8 99 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (26.40%) TDD
10 88 (24.72%) Web Services
11 87 (24.44%) OO
12 83 (23.31%) JavaScript
13 80 (22.47%) Finance
14 71 (19.94%) Scrum
15 66 (18.54%) Computer Science
16 65 (18.26%) C
17 63 (17.70%) MVC
18 62 (17.42%) CSS
18 62 (17.42%) Linux
19 61 (17.13%) XML
20 60 (16.85%) .NET Framework
21 59 (16.57%) WCF
22 55 (15.45%) Spring
23 54 (15.17%) ASP.NET
23 54 (15.17%) Python
23 54 (15.17%) HTML
24 51 (14.33%) Microsoft
25 49 (13.76%) Unit Testing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (8.15%) IIS
2 14 (3.93%) Apache Solr
2 14 (3.93%) CMS
3 13 (3.65%) Umbraco
3 13 (3.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (2.81%) MQSeries
4 10 (2.81%) Joomla!
5 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.12%) Apache
6 3 (0.84%) nginx
6 3 (0.84%) Drupal
7 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.56%) Node.js
7 2 (0.56%) Kentico
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.12%) SaaS
4 3 (0.84%) Basecamp
4 3 (0.84%) GitHub
5 2 (0.56%) Heroku
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.49%) Internet
2 15 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.09%) Wireless
4 6 (1.69%) HTTP
5 4 (1.12%) DVB
6 3 (0.84%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.56%) ATM
8 1 (0.28%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.28%) RTP
8 1 (0.28%) SS7
8 1 (0.28%) TCAP
8 1 (0.28%) INAP
8 1 (0.28%) SSL
8 1 (0.28%) GSM
8 1 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (30.62%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (12.36%) MySQL
4 30 (8.43%) NoSQL
5 28 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (7.87%) Relational Database
6 25 (7.02%) Big Data
7 24 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (5.90%) Hadoop
8 21 (5.90%) MongoDB
9 19 (5.34%) OLTP
9 19 (5.34%) RDBMS
10 15 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (2.81%) CouchDB
13 9 (2.53%) MarkLogic
13 9 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.69%) Couchbase
15 4 (1.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.27%) NUnit
3 32 (8.99%) Subversion
4 21 (5.90%) Mercurial
5 19 (5.34%) JIRA
6 17 (4.78%) Visual Studio
7 16 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.37%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.81%) JUnit
10 9 (2.53%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (2.25%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.25%) Selenium
12 4 (1.12%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.84%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.84%) YouTrack
13 3 (0.84%) Hudson
13 3 (0.84%) Ant
14 2 (0.56%) GNU Toolchain
14 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 80 (22.47%) Finance
2 23 (6.46%) Banking
2 23 (6.46%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.65%) Games
5 10 (2.81%) Publishing
6 8 (2.25%) Advertising
6 8 (2.25%) Electronics
7 6 (1.69%) Automotive
7 6 (1.69%) Marketing
8 5 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.12%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.56%) Retail
10 2 (0.56%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (39.33%) .NET
2 88 (24.72%) Web Services
3 62 (17.42%) CSS
4 61 (17.13%) XML
5 60 (16.85%) .NET Framework
6 59 (16.57%) WCF
7 55 (15.45%) Spring
8 54 (15.17%) ASP.NET
8 54 (15.17%) HTML
9 48 (13.48%) STL
10 38 (10.67%) J2EE
11 34 (9.55%) Hibernate
12 33 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (7.87%) jQuery
14 27 (7.58%) Silverlight
15 25 (7.02%) SOAP
16 23 (6.46%) REST
16 23 (6.46%) COM
17 22 (6.18%) WPF
18 20 (5.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.54%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.90%) Mobile App
2 21 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.78%) Mathematics
4 16 (4.49%) iPad
5 14 (3.93%) Open Source
5 14 (3.93%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.65%) BBC
7 7 (1.97%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.97%) New Media
7 7 (1.97%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.69%) DTV
8 6 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.69%) Psychology
9 4 (1.12%) IPTV
9 4 (1.12%) Social Media
9 4 (1.12%) Derivative
10 3 (0.84%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.84%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.84%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 115 (32.30%) Windows
2 62 (17.42%) Linux
3 44 (12.36%) UNIX
4 41 (11.52%) Android
5 36 (10.11%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.84%) CentOS
7 3 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (94.10%) Software Engineering
2 99 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (26.40%) TDD
4 87 (24.44%) OO
5 71 (19.94%) Scrum
6 63 (17.70%) MVC
7 49 (13.76%) Unit Testing
8 35 (9.83%) BDD
9 33 (9.27%) Multithreading
10 30 (8.43%) E-Commerce
10 30 (8.43%) SOA
11 28 (7.87%) OOD
11 28 (7.87%) Time Management
12 27 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (6.46%) Web Development
13 23 (6.46%) Automated Testing
13 23 (6.46%) OOP
14 21 (5.90%) OOA/OOD
15 20 (5.62%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (5.62%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (44.10%) Java
2 152 (42.70%) C#
3 123 (34.55%) C++
4 109 (30.62%) SQL
5 83 (23.31%) JavaScript
6 65 (18.26%) C
7 54 (15.17%) Python
8 42 (11.80%) Ruby
9 24 (6.74%) Scala
10 17 (4.78%) T-SQL
11 16 (4.49%) PHP
11 16 (4.49%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.81%) Perl
13 9 (2.53%) XQuery
14 7 (1.97%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.97%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.69%) PowerHouse
15 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.69%) Groovy
16 5 (1.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 115 (32.30%) Degree
2 5 (1.40%) CSSLP
2 5 (1.40%) CISSP
3 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) PhD
4 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.34%) QA
2 15 (4.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Postfix
1 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (0.84%) VirtualBox
1 3 (0.84%) Varnish
1 3 (0.84%) NFS
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) WMI
2 5 (1.40%) ZABBIX
2 5 (1.40%) Zenoss
2 5 (1.40%) HAProxy
2 5 (1.40%) Nagios
3 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.84%) Puppet
3 3 (0.84%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.64%) Oracle
3 22 (6.18%) TIBCO
4 15 (4.21%) Perforce
5 14 (3.93%) StreamBase
5 14 (3.93%) Metastorm
6 13 (3.65%) Sitecore
7 10 (2.81%) Ektron
8 5 (1.40%) Facebook
8 5 (1.40%) hybris
9 4 (1.12%) Sybase
9 4 (1.12%) Twitter
10 3 (0.84%) Adobe
10 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.56%) VMware
11 2 (0.56%) IBM
11 2 (0.56%) NCR
11 2 (0.56%) Nokia
11 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tom Tom
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Release Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arqiva
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
News UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Croydon
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £55k + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago