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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 489 500 470
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 146 166 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 109 152 119
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
40569 45917 40808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.47% 93.82% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34311 38472 34322
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 £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +33 18 £63,750 -5.55% 4
Hammersmith - 10 £52,500 -
Chessington 0 5 - -
Hounslow -1 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 268 (95.71%) Software Engineering
2 161 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (48.93%) C#
4 129 (46.07%) .NET
5 92 (32.86%) ASP.NET
6 90 (32.14%) Java
7 88 (31.43%) MVC
8 87 (31.07%) Scrum
9 74 (26.43%) SQL Server
9 74 (26.43%) OO
10 71 (25.36%) TDD
11 67 (23.93%) C++
12 64 (22.86%) JavaScript
13 62 (22.14%) Degree
14 58 (20.71%) Web Services
15 56 (20.00%) Finance
16 53 (18.93%) C
16 53 (18.93%) SQL
16 53 (18.93%) jQuery
17 49 (17.50%) Python
17 49 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 48 (17.14%) Computer Science
19 46 (16.43%) HTML
19 46 (16.43%) XML
20 45 (16.07%) Microsoft
21 39 (13.93%) Mentoring
22 38 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
22 38 (13.57%) REST
22 38 (13.57%) JSON
23 37 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (8.21%) Node.js
2 19 (6.79%) IIS
3 12 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.43%) JBoss
7 4 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.07%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.07%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Mule
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.07%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.79%) GitHub
4 5 (1.79%) SaaS
5 3 (1.07%) IaaS
5 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.07%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.29%) HTTP
2 5 (1.79%) Internet
3 3 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.71%) DVB
5 1 (0.36%) MVNO
5 1 (0.36%) LTE
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.36%) GPRS
5 1 (0.36%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.36%) SMTP
5 1 (0.36%) SNMP
5 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (26.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.86%) Big Data
3 19 (6.79%) MongoDB
4 18 (6.43%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.36%) MySQL
5 15 (5.36%) Redis
6 10 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.43%) Riak
10 4 (1.43%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.43%) Impala
11 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.07%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 33 (11.79%) Visual Studio
2 32 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (9.64%) Selenium
4 21 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 17 (6.07%) NUnit
6 13 (4.64%) Git (software)
7 10 (3.57%) JIRA
8 9 (3.21%) MSTest
8 9 (3.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (2.86%) Subversion
10 7 (2.50%) MSBuild
10 7 (2.50%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.79%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.79%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.79%) Xcode
11 5 (1.79%) Maven
11 5 (1.79%) Ant
12 4 (1.43%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (1.07%) Bugzilla
General
1 56 (20.00%) Finance
2 24 (8.57%) Retail
3 10 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.57%) Publishing
4 9 (3.21%) Games
5 7 (2.50%) Law
6 6 (2.14%) Marketing
7 5 (1.79%) Military
7 5 (1.79%) Electronics
8 4 (1.43%) Automotive
8 4 (1.43%) Legal
9 3 (1.07%) Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (46.07%) .NET
2 92 (32.86%) ASP.NET
3 58 (20.71%) Web Services
4 53 (18.93%) jQuery
5 49 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (16.43%) HTML
6 46 (16.43%) XML
7 38 (13.57%) REST
7 38 (13.57%) JSON
8 34 (12.14%) WCF
9 33 (11.79%) CSS
10 30 (10.71%) .NET Framework
11 28 (10.00%) Entity Framework
12 23 (8.21%) RESTful
13 17 (6.07%) SOAP
13 17 (6.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (5.36%) HTML5
15 13 (4.64%) Spring
16 12 (4.29%) MSMQ
16 12 (4.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 33 (11.79%) Algorithms
3 32 (11.43%) Data Structures
4 30 (10.71%) Mobile App
5 21 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.64%) Mathematics
7 12 (4.29%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (3.57%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.57%) Physics
9 9 (3.21%) Photography
10 8 (2.86%) User Experience
11 5 (1.79%) iPad
11 5 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.79%) iPhone
11 5 (1.79%) CUDA
11 5 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.79%) GIS
12 4 (1.43%) Derivative
13 3 (1.07%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.07%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.64%) Linux
2 21 (7.50%) Windows
3 17 (6.07%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.00%) Android
5 8 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.50%) CentOS
6 7 (2.50%) UNIX
7 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.71%) Symbian OS
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (95.71%) Software Engineering
2 161 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (31.43%) MVC
4 87 (31.07%) Scrum
5 74 (26.43%) OO
6 71 (25.36%) TDD
7 39 (13.93%) Mentoring
8 36 (12.86%) OOD
9 32 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (10.71%) DevOps
11 29 (10.36%) Unit Testing
11 29 (10.36%) Open Source
12 27 (9.64%) Dependency Injection
13 25 (8.93%) Multithreading
14 23 (8.21%) Software Deployment
15 19 (6.79%) Analytics
15 19 (6.79%) MVVM
16 18 (6.43%) BDD
16 18 (6.43%) E-Commerce
17 15 (5.36%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 137 (48.93%) C#
2 90 (32.14%) Java
3 67 (23.93%) C++
4 64 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 53 (18.93%) C
5 53 (18.93%) SQL
6 49 (17.50%) Python
7 24 (8.57%) PHP
8 21 (7.50%) Ruby
9 18 (6.43%) Objective-C
10 17 (6.07%) VB.NET
11 16 (5.71%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.86%) VB
12 8 (2.86%) VB6
13 7 (2.50%) Scala
13 7 (2.50%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.50%) OCaml
14 6 (2.14%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.79%) R
15 5 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (22.14%) Degree
2 11 (3.93%) PhD
3 7 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.50%) vSphere
1 7 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.07%) Docker
3 2 (0.71%) Varnish
4 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.21%) Puppet
2 8 (2.86%) Ansible
3 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.07%) Mesos
4 3 (1.07%) Nagios
5 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 45 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.29%) VMware
3 11 (3.93%) TIBCO
4 9 (3.21%) Oracle
5 7 (2.50%) StreamBase
5 7 (2.50%) Google
6 6 (2.14%) Apple
7 5 (1.79%) Facebook
8 4 (1.43%) Sybase
8 4 (1.43%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.07%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.07%) Splunk
9 3 (1.07%) Tableau
9 3 (1.07%) Talend
10 2 (0.71%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.36%) hybris
11 1 (0.36%) Demandware
11 1 (0.36%) Twitter
11 1 (0.36%) ATG
11 1 (0.36%) Intershop
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