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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 492 487 468
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 141 168 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 95 157 105
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +29 16 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Ealing -15 7 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Chessington +7 3 - -
Hammersmith - 3 £52,500 -
Hounslow +2 2 £70,000 +33.33%
Croydon -2 2 £53,500 +35.44%
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 282 (97.58%) Software Engineering
2 180 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (57.09%) C#
4 153 (52.94%) .NET
5 113 (39.10%) ASP.NET
6 104 (35.99%) MVC
7 99 (34.26%) Scrum
8 96 (33.22%) Java
9 90 (31.14%) SQL Server
10 87 (30.10%) OO
11 83 (28.72%) TDD
12 82 (28.37%) C++
13 80 (27.68%) Degree
14 69 (23.88%) JavaScript
14 69 (23.88%) SQL
15 68 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 67 (23.18%) Web Services
17 61 (21.11%) C
18 57 (19.72%) Computer Science
18 57 (19.72%) jQuery
19 56 (19.38%) Mentoring
19 56 (19.38%) Microsoft
20 53 (18.34%) Microsoft Azure
21 50 (17.30%) Amazon AWS
22 49 (16.96%) HTML
23 47 (16.26%) Finance
24 46 (15.92%) WCF
25 45 (15.57%) OOD
26 44 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
27 43 (14.88%) Algorithms

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (7.61%) Node.js
2 18 (6.23%) IIS
3 12 (4.15%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.77%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.42%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.38%) JBoss
9 3 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.04%) CMS
9 3 (1.04%) CloudStack
9 3 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 23 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.54%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (17.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.73%) GitHub
4 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.04%) SaaS
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
5 2 (0.69%) IaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.81%) HTTP
2 8 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.42%) Network Security
4 4 (1.38%) Internet
5 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.69%) DVB
7 1 (0.35%) SNMP
7 1 (0.35%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.35%) GPRS
7 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.35%) SMTP
7 1 (0.35%) DHCP
7 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.35%) Wireless
7 1 (0.35%) LTE
7 1 (0.35%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (31.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.65%) Big Data
3 22 (7.61%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.54%) MySQL
6 13 (4.50%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.81%) Redis
8 10 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.42%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.42%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.73%) Impala
12 5 (1.73%) Riak
13 3 (1.04%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.04%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 41 (14.19%) Visual Studio
1 41 (14.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (6.92%) NUnit
3 18 (6.23%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.54%) Selenium
5 15 (5.19%) Git (software)
6 12 (4.15%) MSBuild
7 11 (3.81%) MSTest
7 11 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (3.46%) SpecFlow
8 10 (3.46%) Subversion
9 8 (2.77%) JIRA
10 6 (2.08%) Maven
10 6 (2.08%) Ant
11 5 (1.73%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.04%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.04%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.04%) NSubstitute
13 2 (0.69%) Android Studio
General
1 47 (16.26%) Finance
2 35 (12.11%) Retail
3 20 (6.92%) Publishing
4 12 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.81%) Games
6 5 (1.73%) Military
6 5 (1.73%) Electronics
6 5 (1.73%) Marketing
7 4 (1.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Automotive
8 2 (0.69%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (52.94%) .NET
2 113 (39.10%) ASP.NET
3 68 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 67 (23.18%) Web Services
5 57 (19.72%) jQuery
6 49 (16.96%) HTML
7 46 (15.92%) WCF
8 41 (14.19%) CSS
9 40 (13.84%) XML
10 37 (12.80%) REST
11 31 (10.73%) Entity Framework
11 31 (10.73%) .NET Framework
11 31 (10.73%) JSON
12 26 (9.00%) RESTful
13 18 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (5.88%) SOAP
14 17 (5.88%) MSMQ
14 17 (5.88%) WPF
15 14 (4.84%) AngularJS
15 14 (4.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.72%) Computer Science
2 43 (14.88%) Algorithms
3 39 (13.49%) Mobile App
4 37 (12.80%) Data Structures
5 23 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (6.92%) Photography
7 19 (6.57%) Inversion of Control
8 15 (5.19%) Mathematics
9 13 (4.50%) Visualisation
10 12 (4.15%) Physics
11 8 (2.77%) Client/Server
12 7 (2.42%) User Experience
12 7 (2.42%) BYOD
13 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (1.73%) GIS
14 5 (1.73%) CUDA
14 5 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
15 3 (1.04%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.11%) Linux
2 32 (11.07%) Windows
3 14 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.50%) Android
5 12 (4.15%) UNIX
6 8 (2.77%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.42%) CentOS
8 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.69%) Symbian OS
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (97.58%) Software Engineering
2 180 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (35.99%) MVC
4 99 (34.26%) Scrum
5 87 (30.10%) OO
6 83 (28.72%) TDD
7 56 (19.38%) Mentoring
8 45 (15.57%) OOD
9 44 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (13.84%) DevOps
11 34 (11.76%) Software Deployment
11 34 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
12 33 (11.42%) BDD
13 27 (9.34%) Open Source
14 26 (9.00%) Unit Testing
15 20 (6.92%) MVVM
16 19 (6.57%) Multithreading
17 16 (5.54%) OOP
17 16 (5.54%) Logistics
18 15 (5.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 165 (57.09%) C#
2 96 (33.22%) Java
3 82 (28.37%) C++
4 69 (23.88%) JavaScript
4 69 (23.88%) SQL
5 61 (21.11%) C
6 37 (12.80%) Python
7 24 (8.30%) T-SQL
8 20 (6.92%) Objective-C
9 19 (6.57%) Ruby
10 15 (5.19%) VB.NET
10 15 (5.19%) PHP
11 12 (4.15%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.81%) Scala
13 8 (2.77%) VB
13 8 (2.77%) VB6
14 7 (2.42%) OCaml
15 5 (1.73%) Spark SQL
16 4 (1.38%) Go
17 3 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (27.68%) Degree
2 9 (3.11%) PhD
3 8 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.73%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.42%) vSphere
2 5 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.04%) Docker
4 1 (0.35%) Firmware
4 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (3.81%) Puppet
2 9 (3.11%) Ansible
3 7 (2.42%) WMI
4 6 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.04%) Mesos
5 3 (1.04%) Nagios
6 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 56 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.84%) TIBCO
3 12 (4.15%) VMware
4 10 (3.46%) StreamBase
5 9 (3.11%) Apple
6 6 (2.08%) Google
6 6 (2.08%) Oracle
7 5 (1.73%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.38%) Sybase
9 3 (1.04%) Splunk
9 3 (1.04%) Tableau
9 3 (1.04%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.04%) Talend
10 2 (0.69%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.35%) ATG
11 1 (0.35%) Adobe
11 1 (0.35%) Informatica
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.35%) Demandware
11 1 (0.35%) Facebook
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
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CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Salary: Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £90,000 per annum Various experience levels being cons
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £40-45k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: Upon experience & good benefits package
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London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
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Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
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