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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 479 456 471
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 133 169 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 116 159 112
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,400 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
38180 39749 40739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.82% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32210 32598 34627
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +3 43 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Hammersmith - 5 £62,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 283 (94.33%) Software Engineering
2 140 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (39.67%) Java
4 101 (33.67%) C#
5 93 (31.00%) .NET
6 79 (26.33%) JavaScript
7 72 (24.00%) TDD
8 70 (23.33%) Scrum
8 70 (23.33%) C++
8 70 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 70 (23.33%) MVC
9 63 (21.00%) Finance
10 62 (20.67%) Web Services
11 59 (19.67%) SQL
12 57 (19.00%) XML
13 54 (18.00%) HTML
14 53 (17.67%) Python
15 47 (15.67%) OO
15 47 (15.67%) jQuery
16 44 (14.67%) CSS
16 44 (14.67%) JSON
17 42 (14.00%) SQL Server
18 41 (13.67%) Linux
19 39 (13.00%) Microsoft
19 39 (13.00%) QA
20 37 (12.33%) Multithreading
20 37 (12.33%) REST
21 36 (12.00%) Analytics
22 35 (11.67%) Computer Science
22 35 (11.67%) Degree

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 23 (7.67%) Node.js
2 20 (6.67%) IIS
3 17 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.33%) CMS
7 6 (2.00%) JBoss
8 5 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.67%) Mule
10 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.67%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.33%) Apache
11 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.33%) SaaS
4 10 (3.33%) PaaS
5 5 (1.67%) GitHub
6 3 (1.00%) IaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.33%) HTTP
2 3 (1.00%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) DVB
4 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.33%) MVNO
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.00%) Big Data
3 32 (10.67%) NoSQL
4 23 (7.67%) MongoDB
5 22 (7.33%) Redis
6 16 (5.33%) MySQL
7 9 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.67%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.33%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 24 (8.00%) Selenium
2 19 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.67%) JIRA
4 15 (5.00%) NUnit
4 15 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.33%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.33%) Maven
7 9 (3.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.67%) Subversion
9 7 (2.33%) Ant
10 6 (2.00%) Xcode
11 5 (1.67%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.67%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.67%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.67%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.33%) JUnit
13 3 (1.00%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.67%) Gradle
General
1 63 (21.00%) Finance
2 9 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.67%) Law
3 8 (2.67%) Marketing
4 7 (2.33%) Games
5 6 (2.00%) Electronics
6 5 (1.67%) Publishing
6 5 (1.67%) Banking
6 5 (1.67%) Retail
7 4 (1.33%) Front Office
8 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.67%) Automotive
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (31.00%) .NET
2 70 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 62 (20.67%) Web Services
4 57 (19.00%) XML
5 54 (18.00%) HTML
6 47 (15.67%) jQuery
7 44 (14.67%) JSON
7 44 (14.67%) CSS
8 37 (12.33%) REST
9 33 (11.00%) HTML5
10 30 (10.00%) Spring
10 30 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (8.67%) .NET Framework
11 26 (8.67%) WCF
12 23 (7.67%) Ajax
13 22 (7.33%) J2EE
14 19 (6.33%) XSL
15 18 (6.00%) Hibernate
16 17 (5.67%) SOAP
16 17 (5.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 34 (11.33%) Open Source
3 33 (11.00%) Algorithms
4 26 (8.67%) Data Structures
5 24 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (6.00%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.67%) Mathematics
8 9 (3.00%) User Experience
9 8 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (2.33%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.33%) Exotic Derivative
10 7 (2.33%) Derivative
11 6 (2.00%) Physics
12 5 (1.67%) iPhone
12 5 (1.67%) Social Media
12 5 (1.67%) iPad
12 5 (1.67%) GIS
13 3 (1.00%) Streaming Video
13 3 (1.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.67%) Linux
2 28 (9.33%) Windows
3 21 (7.00%) UNIX
4 14 (4.67%) Android
4 14 (4.67%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.00%) Mac OS
6 7 (2.33%) CentOS
7 6 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.67%) Symbian OS
11 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.33%) VMS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (94.33%) Software Engineering
2 140 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (24.00%) TDD
4 70 (23.33%) Scrum
4 70 (23.33%) MVC
5 47 (15.67%) OO
6 37 (12.33%) Multithreading
7 36 (12.00%) Analytics
8 34 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.67%) Dependency Injection
10 26 (8.67%) BDD
11 25 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.00%) OOD
13 23 (7.67%) SOA
14 22 (7.33%) Unit Testing
15 20 (6.67%) Mentoring
16 19 (6.33%) CRM
16 19 (6.33%) Data Modelling
17 18 (6.00%) MVVM
18 14 (4.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 119 (39.67%) Java
2 101 (33.67%) C#
3 79 (26.33%) JavaScript
4 70 (23.33%) C++
5 59 (19.67%) SQL
6 53 (17.67%) Python
7 32 (10.67%) PHP
8 29 (9.67%) Objective-C
9 21 (7.00%) C
10 16 (5.33%) VB.NET
10 16 (5.33%) Ruby
11 12 (4.00%) MATLAB
11 12 (4.00%) R
12 10 (3.33%) Bash Shell
13 9 (3.00%) Scala
14 8 (2.67%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.67%) T-SQL
15 7 (2.33%) Embedded C++
16 6 (2.00%) Groovy
17 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (11.67%) Degree
2 12 (4.00%) PhD
3 10 (3.33%) VCP4
4 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.00%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.67%) vSphere
1 2 (0.67%) Varnish
1 2 (0.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) Puppet
1 3 (1.00%) Ansible
2 2 (0.67%) Mesos
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.67%) Oracle
3 8 (2.67%) Facebook
3 8 (2.67%) Apple
4 7 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.33%) VMware
5 6 (2.00%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.67%) Google
7 3 (1.00%) Zend
7 3 (1.00%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.00%) StreamBase
8 2 (0.67%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.67%) Sybase
9 1 (0.33%) Twitter
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.33%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Informatica
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) Talend
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