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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 472 452 464
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 162 175 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 140 145 124
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £75,000 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +9 30 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £55,000 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 287 (95.03%) Software Engineering
2 154 (50.99%) Java
3 147 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (31.79%) TDD
5 90 (29.80%) C++
6 84 (27.81%) .NET
7 82 (27.15%) SQL
8 80 (26.49%) JavaScript
9 78 (25.83%) Scrum
10 75 (24.83%) C#
11 72 (23.84%) MVC
12 64 (21.19%) HTML
13 61 (20.20%) ASP.NET
14 57 (18.87%) Linux
15 52 (17.22%) OO
15 52 (17.22%) Multithreading
16 50 (16.56%) Web Services
16 50 (16.56%) XML
17 47 (15.56%) CSS
18 45 (14.90%) Python
19 44 (14.57%) SQL Server
19 44 (14.57%) jQuery
20 42 (13.91%) UNIX
20 42 (13.91%) Finance
21 40 (13.25%) Spring
21 40 (13.25%) Computer Science
21 40 (13.25%) REST
22 38 (12.58%) QA
23 37 (12.25%) HTML5
24 36 (11.92%) Oracle

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (7.28%) Node.js
2 18 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.97%) CMS
4 11 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.99%) IIS
5 6 (1.99%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.32%) JBoss
7 4 (1.32%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.99%) Apache
8 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.66%) Mule
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.33%) Liferay
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (3.64%) SaaS
4 10 (3.31%) PaaS
4 10 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.98%) Internet
2 6 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.66%) SMS
3 5 (1.66%) HTTP
4 3 (0.99%) DVB
5 1 (0.33%) Wireless
5 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.33%) 4G
5 1 (0.33%) SNMP
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
5 1 (0.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.26%) NoSQL
3 33 (10.93%) Big Data
4 24 (7.95%) MongoDB
5 19 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.96%) MySQL
7 17 (5.63%) Redis
8 10 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.66%) DB2
12 5 (1.66%) OLTP
12 5 (1.66%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.99%) Pentaho
15 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (5.96%) Selenium
2 17 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.64%) Maven
4 13 (4.30%) JIRA
5 11 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.31%) MSBuild
7 9 (2.98%) Git (software)
8 8 (2.65%) JUnit
9 7 (2.32%) Ant
9 7 (2.32%) NUnit
10 6 (1.99%) Subversion
11 5 (1.66%) Xcode
11 5 (1.66%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.66%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.66%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.32%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.66%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 42 (13.91%) Finance
2 9 (2.98%) Games
2 9 (2.98%) Banking
3 8 (2.65%) Front Office
3 8 (2.65%) Electronics
4 7 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.99%) Law
6 5 (1.66%) Marketing
6 5 (1.66%) Publishing
6 5 (1.66%) Retail
7 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (27.81%) .NET
2 64 (21.19%) HTML
3 61 (20.20%) ASP.NET
4 50 (16.56%) Web Services
4 50 (16.56%) XML
5 47 (15.56%) CSS
6 44 (14.57%) jQuery
7 40 (13.25%) Spring
7 40 (13.25%) REST
8 37 (12.25%) HTML5
9 33 (10.93%) JSON
10 31 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (8.94%) Ajax
12 26 (8.61%) J2EE
12 26 (8.61%) SOAP
12 26 (8.61%) WCF
13 25 (8.28%) .NET Framework
14 24 (7.95%) Hibernate
15 20 (6.62%) Spring MVC
16 18 (5.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.93%) Algorithms
3 31 (10.26%) Open Source
4 25 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.95%) Data Structures
6 22 (7.28%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (5.30%) User Experience
8 10 (3.31%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.31%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (3.31%) Social Media
8 10 (3.31%) iPad
8 10 (3.31%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.98%) Derivative
9 9 (2.98%) Mathematics
10 7 (2.32%) Exotic Derivative
11 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.66%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.66%) iPhone
13 4 (1.32%) Physics
13 4 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.87%) Linux
2 42 (13.91%) UNIX
3 28 (9.27%) Windows
4 14 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.97%) Android
6 9 (2.98%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (95.03%) Software Engineering
2 147 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (31.79%) TDD
4 78 (25.83%) Scrum
5 72 (23.84%) MVC
6 52 (17.22%) OO
6 52 (17.22%) Multithreading
7 35 (11.59%) BDD
8 34 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (10.60%) E-Commerce
9 32 (10.60%) Analytics
10 29 (9.60%) Dependency Injection
11 27 (8.94%) Unit Testing
12 24 (7.95%) SOA
13 23 (7.62%) CRM
14 20 (6.62%) Mentoring
15 19 (6.29%) OOD
15 19 (6.29%) MVVM
16 18 (5.96%) Test Automation
17 16 (5.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 154 (50.99%) Java
2 90 (29.80%) C++
3 82 (27.15%) SQL
4 80 (26.49%) JavaScript
5 75 (24.83%) C#
6 45 (14.90%) Python
7 32 (10.60%) Objective-C
8 26 (8.61%) C
9 23 (7.62%) PHP
10 20 (6.62%) Bash Shell
11 18 (5.96%) Scala
12 12 (3.97%) T-SQL
13 10 (3.31%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.31%) Ruby
14 9 (2.98%) MATLAB
14 9 (2.98%) R
14 9 (2.98%) Perl
15 8 (2.65%) Groovy
16 7 (2.32%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.99%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 34 (11.26%) Degree
2 11 (3.64%) PhD
3 5 (1.66%) CCA
4 3 (0.99%) ISEB
5 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.58%) QA
2 5 (1.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (11.92%) Oracle
2 17 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.32%) Facebook
5 6 (1.99%) Apple
6 5 (1.66%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.99%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.99%) Zend
8 2 (0.66%) Google
8 2 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.66%) SAP
8 2 (0.66%) Siebel
9 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.33%) Perforce
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: to £55k+benefits
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Salary: to £55k+benefits
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