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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 482 496 483
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 146 122 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 130 97 142
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
43717 42131 48841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36551 35326 42450
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -12 26 £66,000 +5.60% 2
Hounslow - 13 £52,500 -
Croydon 0 5 £39,500 -31.30%
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 20 August 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.

1 298 (94.60%) Software Engineering
2 158 (50.16%) Java
3 142 (45.08%) C++
4 132 (41.90%) SQL
5 100 (31.75%) Linux
6 91 (28.89%) Degree
7 89 (28.25%) C#
8 84 (26.67%) Multithreading
9 79 (25.08%) Computer Science
10 76 (24.13%) .NET
11 74 (23.49%) UNIX
12 69 (21.90%) XML
13 67 (21.27%) Oracle
14 64 (20.32%) TDD
15 63 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 61 (19.37%) OO
17 60 (19.05%) C
18 59 (18.73%) JavaScript
19 58 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
20 57 (18.10%) MVC
20 57 (18.10%) Web Services
21 54 (17.14%) Unit Testing
22 51 (16.19%) Scrum
23 50 (15.87%) STL
24 48 (15.24%) Windows
24 48 (15.24%) HTML
25 41 (13.02%) ASP.NET
26 38 (12.06%) Spring
26 38 (12.06%) Relational Database
27 36 (11.43%) WCF

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (10.48%) Apache Solr
2 23 (7.30%) Tomcat
3 19 (6.03%) IIS
4 13 (4.13%) GlassFish
5 9 (2.86%) Apache
6 6 (1.90%) CMS
7 4 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.27%) Node.js
7 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.95%) Drupal
8 3 (0.95%) nginx
9 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.63%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.63%) Orchard CMS
9 2 (0.63%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.59%) SaaS
5 4 (1.27%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 23 (7.30%) Wireless
3 17 (5.40%) Internet
4 14 (4.44%) HTTP
5 13 (4.13%) RTP
6 12 (3.81%) SS7
7 10 (3.17%) TCAP
7 10 (3.17%) INAP
7 10 (3.17%) GSM
7 10 (3.17%) VLAN
7 10 (3.17%) SIGTRAN
8 5 (1.59%) SMS
9 4 (1.27%) SSH
10 3 (0.95%) DVB
10 3 (0.95%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.32%) 4G
11 1 (0.32%) Multicast
11 1 (0.32%) NFC
11 1 (0.32%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.06%) Relational Database
3 31 (9.84%) MySQL
4 28 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (7.94%) NoSQL
6 23 (7.30%) RDBMS
7 22 (6.98%) OLTP
8 16 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (4.44%) Big Data
10 12 (3.81%) MongoDB
11 11 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (2.22%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.90%) DB2
15 5 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (1.27%) MarkLogic
17 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.95%) Redis
17 3 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 24 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.35%) JIRA
2 20 (6.35%) NUnit
2 20 (6.35%) Subversion
3 19 (6.03%) Eclipse
4 17 (5.40%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.13%) Ant
6 12 (3.81%) SpecFlow
7 11 (3.49%) Mercurial
7 11 (3.49%) Selenium
8 8 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (2.22%) JUnit
9 7 (2.22%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.90%) Maven
11 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.59%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.59%) Hudson
12 3 (0.95%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.95%) YouTrack
12 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (9.52%) Finance
2 27 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.44%) Electronics
4 11 (3.49%) Banking
5 9 (2.86%) Games
5 9 (2.86%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.90%) Retail
6 6 (1.90%) Automotive
7 4 (1.27%) Front Office
7 4 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.27%) Publishing
8 3 (0.95%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.95%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Military
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (24.13%) .NET
2 69 (21.90%) XML
3 57 (18.10%) Web Services
4 50 (15.87%) STL
5 48 (15.24%) HTML
6 41 (13.02%) ASP.NET
7 38 (12.06%) Spring
8 36 (11.43%) WCF
8 36 (11.43%) CSS
9 34 (10.79%) SOAP
10 33 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (10.16%) .NET Framework
12 27 (8.57%) Swing
13 26 (8.25%) J2EE
13 26 (8.25%) jQuery
14 24 (7.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 24 (7.62%) XSL
15 22 (6.98%) Ajax
15 22 (6.98%) JSON
16 21 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.08%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.98%) iPad
3 19 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (5.40%) Open Source
5 16 (5.08%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.54%) Video on Demand
7 8 (2.54%) Streaming Media
8 7 (2.22%) DTV
8 7 (2.22%) Device Driver
8 7 (2.22%) Social Media
9 6 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.90%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.27%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.27%) Physics
11 4 (1.27%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 100 (31.75%) Linux
2 74 (23.49%) UNIX
3 48 (15.24%) Windows
4 28 (8.89%) Android
5 14 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.27%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.95%) CentOS
8 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (94.60%) Software Engineering
2 84 (26.67%) Multithreading
3 64 (20.32%) TDD
4 61 (19.37%) OO
5 58 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (18.10%) MVC
7 54 (17.14%) Unit Testing
8 51 (16.19%) Scrum
9 35 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 26 (8.25%) Web Development
11 23 (7.30%) OOD
11 23 (7.30%) Validation
12 20 (6.35%) SOA
13 18 (5.71%) BDD
14 17 (5.40%) Test Scripting
14 17 (5.40%) Test Automation
15 16 (5.08%) OOP
15 16 (5.08%) OOA/OOD
16 15 (4.76%) CRM
17 14 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 158 (50.16%) Java
2 142 (45.08%) C++
3 132 (41.90%) SQL
4 89 (28.25%) C#
5 60 (19.05%) C
6 59 (18.73%) JavaScript
7 25 (7.94%) PL/SQL
7 25 (7.94%) Python
7 25 (7.94%) Bash Shell
8 20 (6.35%) Scala
9 19 (6.03%) PHP
10 17 (5.40%) Ruby
11 12 (3.81%) Perl
12 10 (3.17%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.86%) VBA
14 7 (2.22%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.22%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.59%) Korn
15 5 (1.59%) XPath
15 5 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 91 (28.89%) Degree
2 6 (1.90%) PhD
3 5 (1.59%) CCA
4 2 (0.63%) CISSP
4 2 (0.63%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.98%) ISO 9001
2 16 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) NFS
1 3 (0.95%) Postfix
1 3 (0.95%) Varnish
1 3 (0.95%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Puppet
1 5 (1.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.95%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.95%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.63%) StatsD
3 2 (0.63%) logstash
3 2 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 67 (21.27%) Oracle
2 27 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.49%) Perforce
4 10 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.90%) JBoss
7 4 (1.27%) Adobe
8 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.95%) Siebel
8 3 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.95%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) New Relic
9 2 (0.63%) Zend
9 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.32%) VMware
10 1 (0.32%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.32%) Sybase
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