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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 498 488 488
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 144 167 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 118 151 128
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +18 33 £57,500 -11.53%
Hammersmith - 13 £55,000 -
Chessington - 3 - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 269 (94.06%) Software Engineering
2 151 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (42.31%) C#
4 112 (39.16%) .NET
5 97 (33.92%) Java
6 82 (28.67%) ASP.NET
7 79 (27.62%) MVC
8 78 (27.27%) Scrum
9 71 (24.83%) JavaScript
9 71 (24.83%) C++
10 65 (22.73%) TDD
11 62 (21.68%) Finance
12 59 (20.63%) SQL
13 58 (20.28%) OO
14 57 (19.93%) SQL Server
15 54 (18.88%) jQuery
16 53 (18.53%) Python
17 51 (17.83%) Web Services
18 49 (17.13%) HTML
19 47 (16.43%) Degree
20 44 (15.38%) XML
21 41 (14.34%) C
21 41 (14.34%) Computer Science
22 40 (13.99%) JSON
22 40 (13.99%) Microsoft
23 38 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
24 37 (12.94%) Algorithms
25 36 (12.59%) CSS
26 35 (12.24%) QA
26 35 (12.24%) REST

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (7.69%) Node.js
2 18 (6.29%) IIS
3 13 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.45%) JBoss
7 5 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.05%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.70%) CMS
11 1 (0.35%) Mule
11 1 (0.35%) Apache
11 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.94%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.50%) SaaS
5 5 (1.75%) GitHub
6 4 (1.40%) IaaS
6 4 (1.40%) PaaS
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.20%) HTTP
2 6 (2.10%) Internet
3 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.70%) DVB
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) SNMP
5 1 (0.35%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.35%) GPRS
5 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.35%) SMTP
5 1 (0.35%) DHCP
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) LTE
5 1 (0.35%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.79%) Big Data
3 22 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.29%) Redis
4 18 (6.29%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.90%) MySQL
6 10 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.10%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.05%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (9.79%) Selenium
2 27 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (8.39%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.24%) NUnit
4 15 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.85%) JIRA
6 9 (3.15%) Subversion
6 9 (3.15%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.80%) MSTest
7 8 (2.80%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (2.10%) Maven
8 6 (2.10%) Xcode
9 5 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.75%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.75%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.75%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.40%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.40%) Ant
11 3 (1.05%) JUnit
11 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
General
1 62 (21.68%) Finance
2 14 (4.90%) Retail
3 9 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.80%) Law
4 8 (2.80%) Games
5 5 (1.75%) Marketing
5 5 (1.75%) Electronics
6 4 (1.40%) Automotive
6 4 (1.40%) Legal
6 4 (1.40%) Banking
7 3 (1.05%) Military
8 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (39.16%) .NET
2 82 (28.67%) ASP.NET
3 54 (18.88%) jQuery
4 51 (17.83%) Web Services
5 49 (17.13%) HTML
6 44 (15.38%) XML
7 40 (13.99%) JSON
8 38 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (12.59%) CSS
10 35 (12.24%) REST
11 29 (10.14%) WCF
12 26 (9.09%) .NET Framework
13 24 (8.39%) HTML5
14 20 (6.99%) Entity Framework
15 19 (6.64%) Spring
16 18 (6.29%) RESTful
17 17 (5.94%) Ajax
18 14 (4.90%) J2EE
19 13 (4.55%) SOAP
20 12 (4.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.34%) Computer Science
2 37 (12.94%) Algorithms
3 32 (11.19%) Data Structures
4 31 (10.84%) Open Source
5 23 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (8.04%) Mobile App
6 13 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 12 (4.20%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (3.50%) User Experience
8 10 (3.50%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (3.50%) Client/Server
9 9 (3.15%) Physics
10 7 (2.45%) Exotic Derivative
10 7 (2.45%) Derivative
11 5 (1.75%) GIS
11 5 (1.75%) iPhone
11 5 (1.75%) iPad
12 4 (1.40%) Social Media
12 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.05%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.89%) Linux
2 21 (7.34%) Windows
3 18 (6.29%) Apple iOS
4 16 (5.59%) Android
5 13 (4.55%) UNIX
6 7 (2.45%) CentOS
7 6 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.10%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.75%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.70%) Symbian OS
10 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.35%) VMS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (94.06%) Software Engineering
2 151 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.62%) MVC
4 78 (27.27%) Scrum
5 65 (22.73%) TDD
6 58 (20.28%) OO
7 31 (10.84%) Analytics
8 29 (10.14%) OOD
8 29 (10.14%) Multithreading
8 29 (10.14%) Dependency Injection
9 28 (9.79%) Mentoring
10 27 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 20 (6.99%) DevOps
13 19 (6.64%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.29%) MVVM
15 16 (5.59%) SOA
15 16 (5.59%) Data Modelling
16 15 (5.24%) BDD
16 15 (5.24%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 121 (42.31%) C#
2 97 (33.92%) Java
3 71 (24.83%) JavaScript
3 71 (24.83%) C++
4 59 (20.63%) SQL
5 53 (18.53%) Python
6 41 (14.34%) C
7 26 (9.09%) PHP
8 25 (8.74%) Objective-C
9 23 (8.04%) Ruby
10 19 (6.64%) VB.NET
11 12 (4.20%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.50%) MATLAB
12 10 (3.50%) R
13 7 (2.45%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.10%) VB
14 6 (2.10%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.10%) VB6
15 5 (1.75%) OCaml
15 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (16.43%) Degree
2 12 (4.20%) PhD
3 6 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.24%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.75%) vSphere
2 3 (1.05%) Docker
3 2 (0.70%) Varnish
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Puppet
1 4 (1.40%) Ansible
2 3 (1.05%) Mesos
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.55%) Oracle
3 10 (3.50%) TIBCO
3 10 (3.50%) VMware
4 7 (2.45%) Facebook
4 7 (2.45%) Apple
5 6 (2.10%) Google
6 5 (1.75%) StreamBase
6 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.40%) Sybase
8 3 (1.05%) Tableau
8 3 (1.05%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.05%) Talend
8 3 (1.05%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.70%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.35%) Informatica
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.35%) Zend
10 1 (0.35%) Twitter
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