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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 460 469 429
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 156 151 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 130 124 171
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,150 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
42416 42167 44994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.81% 93.93% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35749 35452 38742
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +26 45 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Isleworth - 2 £77,500 -
New Malden - 2 - - 2
Hounslow - 1 £77,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 305 (97.13%) Software Engineering
2 177 (56.37%) Java
3 125 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (36.62%) C++
5 106 (33.76%) SQL
6 92 (29.30%) Linux
7 85 (27.07%) TDD
8 76 (24.20%) JavaScript
9 75 (23.89%) Multithreading
10 74 (23.57%) C#
11 71 (22.61%) .NET
11 71 (22.61%) MVC
12 67 (21.34%) Scrum
13 62 (19.75%) HTML
13 62 (19.75%) UNIX
14 60 (19.11%) XML
14 60 (19.11%) Computer Science
15 58 (18.47%) Web Services
16 56 (17.83%) Oracle
16 56 (17.83%) Degree
17 49 (15.61%) Spring
18 47 (14.97%) SQL Server
18 47 (14.97%) ASP.NET
19 46 (14.65%) OO
20 44 (14.01%) CSS
21 40 (12.74%) SOAP
22 38 (12.10%) Unit Testing
23 37 (11.78%) E-Commerce
24 36 (11.46%) Finance
24 36 (11.46%) jQuery

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 24 (7.64%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.32%) Apache Solr
3 15 (4.78%) Node.js
4 14 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (4.14%) GlassFish
6 12 (3.82%) CMS
7 10 (3.18%) IIS
8 7 (2.23%) JBoss
9 5 (1.59%) Apache
9 5 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.27%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.32%) Mule
12 1 (0.32%) Liferay
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.55%) PaaS
5 6 (1.91%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.96%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.46%) HTTP
3 11 (3.50%) Internet
4 10 (3.18%) RTP
5 9 (2.87%) SS7
5 9 (2.87%) Wireless
6 7 (2.23%) TCAP
6 7 (2.23%) INAP
6 7 (2.23%) GSM
6 7 (2.23%) VLAN
6 7 (2.23%) SIGTRAN
7 5 (1.59%) SMS
8 4 (1.27%) SSH
8 4 (1.27%) DVB
9 1 (0.32%) NFC
9 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.32%) 4G
9 1 (0.32%) Multicast
9 1 (0.32%) 3G
9 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.87%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.92%) Relational Database
4 27 (8.60%) MySQL
5 22 (7.01%) Big Data
6 20 (6.37%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.82%) OLTP
7 12 (3.82%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.18%) Redis
8 10 (3.18%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
11 5 (1.59%) DB2
12 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.96%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.14%) Ant
1 13 (4.14%) Eclipse
2 11 (3.50%) Maven
2 11 (3.50%) JIRA
2 11 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.18%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.18%) NUnit
3 10 (3.18%) Subversion
4 9 (2.87%) Selenium
5 8 (2.55%) JUnit
6 6 (1.91%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.91%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.59%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.59%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.96%) Hudson
8 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.64%) Gradle
9 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (11.46%) Finance
2 19 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.14%) Electronics
4 11 (3.50%) Games
5 8 (2.55%) Front Office
6 7 (2.23%) Banking
7 6 (1.91%) Retail
8 5 (1.59%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.59%) Publishing
8 5 (1.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.64%) Automotive
10 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (22.61%) .NET
2 62 (19.75%) HTML
3 60 (19.11%) XML
4 58 (18.47%) Web Services
5 49 (15.61%) Spring
6 47 (14.97%) ASP.NET
7 44 (14.01%) CSS
8 40 (12.74%) SOAP
9 36 (11.46%) jQuery
10 35 (11.15%) J2EE
11 30 (9.55%) REST
12 29 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (9.24%) HTML5
12 29 (9.24%) Ajax
13 28 (8.92%) Hibernate
14 26 (8.28%) STL
15 25 (7.96%) JSON
16 24 (7.64%) Spring MVC
16 24 (7.64%) XSL
17 21 (6.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.11%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.32%) Open Source
3 21 (6.69%) Algorithms
4 19 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.05%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (4.78%) Data Structures
5 15 (4.78%) User Experience
6 12 (3.82%) iPad
7 11 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.87%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.55%) Streaming Media
9 8 (2.55%) Social Media
9 8 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.59%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.59%) Clustering
11 5 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.30%) Linux
2 62 (19.75%) UNIX
3 27 (8.60%) Windows
4 17 (5.41%) Android
5 8 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.91%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (97.13%) Software Engineering
2 125 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (27.07%) TDD
4 75 (23.89%) Multithreading
5 71 (22.61%) MVC
6 67 (21.34%) Scrum
7 46 (14.65%) OO
8 38 (12.10%) Unit Testing
9 37 (11.78%) E-Commerce
10 32 (10.19%) BDD
11 29 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (7.32%) SOA
13 19 (6.05%) CRM
14 18 (5.73%) MVVM
14 18 (5.73%) Mentoring
15 17 (5.41%) OOD
16 15 (4.78%) Dependency Injection
16 15 (4.78%) Web Development
16 15 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (4.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 177 (56.37%) Java
2 115 (36.62%) C++
3 106 (33.76%) SQL
4 76 (24.20%) JavaScript
5 74 (23.57%) C#
6 35 (11.15%) C
7 30 (9.55%) Python
8 25 (7.96%) Scala
9 24 (7.64%) Bash Shell
10 22 (7.01%) Objective-C
11 17 (5.41%) PHP
12 14 (4.46%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.82%) Perl
14 8 (2.55%) VBA
15 7 (2.23%) T-SQL
15 7 (2.23%) Erlang
16 5 (1.59%) Groovy
16 5 (1.59%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.59%) Ruby
16 5 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 56 (17.83%) Degree
2 9 (2.87%) PhD
3 5 (1.59%) CCA
4 1 (0.32%) ISEB
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.32%) QA
2 12 (3.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.96%) Puppet
3 2 (0.64%) StatsD
3 2 (0.64%) logstash
3 2 (0.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 56 (17.83%) Oracle
2 12 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.18%) Sitecore
4 3 (0.96%) Zend
5 2 (0.64%) New Relic
5 2 (0.64%) Perforce
5 2 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.64%) SAP
5 2 (0.64%) Siebel
6 1 (0.32%) VMware
6 1 (0.32%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (0.32%) Facebook
6 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe
6 1 (0.32%) Apple
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £60k
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Smart Recruit Online
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 20 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South East London
Sporting Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago