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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 410 509 489
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 239 132 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 207 110 160
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Ealing - 31 £67,500 -
City of London +54 28 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Greenford - 6 £50,000 - 1
Surbiton - 4 £35,000 -
Westminster - 1 £75,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 385 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 219 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (45.50%) TDD
4 169 (43.44%) Java
5 135 (34.70%) JavaScript
6 134 (34.45%) C#
7 121 (31.11%) C++
7 121 (31.11%) .NET
8 117 (30.08%) SQL
9 113 (29.05%) Scrum
10 111 (28.53%) HTML
11 107 (27.51%) BDD
12 99 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
13 97 (24.94%) Linux
14 95 (24.42%) Windows
14 95 (24.42%) MVC
15 92 (23.65%) CSS
16 87 (22.37%) OO
17 83 (21.34%) Web Services
18 75 (19.28%) Spring
19 72 (18.51%) ASP.NET
20 66 (16.97%) NoSQL
21 63 (16.20%) Microsoft
22 61 (15.68%) WCF
23 60 (15.42%) AngularJS
23 60 (15.42%) Python
24 59 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
25 58 (14.91%) Unix
25 58 (14.91%) Objective-C
26 57 (14.65%) Oracle

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (7.20%) Node.js
2 26 (6.68%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.06%) Apache
5 7 (1.80%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.54%) CMS
6 6 (1.54%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.29%) Alfresco
7 5 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (1.29%) Drupal
7 5 (1.29%) IIS
7 5 (1.29%) JBoss
7 5 (1.29%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.29%) Mule
7 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.03%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.03%) MS Office
2 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.86%) SaaS
4 7 (1.80%) GitHub
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.65%) TCP/IP
2 43 (11.05%) Network Security
3 8 (2.06%) HTTP
4 7 (1.80%) LDAP
5 6 (1.54%) Internet
5 6 (1.54%) SNMP
6 4 (1.03%) AMQP
6 4 (1.03%) Firewall
6 4 (1.03%) MQTT
7 2 (0.51%) DVB
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.97%) NoSQL
2 51 (13.11%) Big Data
3 41 (10.54%) SQL Server
4 39 (10.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (8.23%) MySQL
5 32 (8.23%) Relational Database
6 30 (7.71%) Hadoop
7 23 (5.91%) MongoDB
8 22 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.86%) Redis
10 10 (2.57%) HBase
10 10 (2.57%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.31%) RavenDB
12 7 (1.80%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.54%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.29%) Event Store
14 5 (1.29%) Pentaho
15 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 45 (11.57%) Git (software)
2 43 (11.05%) SpecFlow
3 41 (10.54%) Jenkins
3 41 (10.54%) Maven
4 39 (10.03%) JUnit
5 24 (6.17%) Selenium
6 23 (5.91%) Cucumber
7 22 (5.66%) Mockito
8 19 (4.88%) Mercurial
9 16 (4.11%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.34%) jMock
11 9 (2.31%) Subversion
11 9 (2.31%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.06%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (1.54%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.54%) PHPUnit
14 5 (1.29%) Hudson
14 5 (1.29%) JMeter
14 5 (1.29%) Rational Rose
14 5 (1.29%) TestNG
General
1 55 (14.14%) Finance
2 20 (5.14%) Marketing
3 17 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.34%) Banking
5 10 (2.57%) Electronics
5 10 (2.57%) Games
6 8 (2.06%) Legal
7 7 (1.80%) Publishing
8 6 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.29%) Advertising
9 5 (1.29%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.77%) Back Office
11 3 (0.77%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (31.11%) .NET
2 111 (28.53%) HTML
3 92 (23.65%) CSS
4 83 (21.34%) Web Services
5 75 (19.28%) Spring
6 72 (18.51%) ASP.NET
7 61 (15.68%) WCF
8 60 (15.42%) AngularJS
9 57 (14.65%) jQuery
10 53 (13.62%) WPF
11 52 (13.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (12.85%) HTML5
13 43 (11.05%) COM
14 41 (10.54%) CSS3
15 38 (9.77%) Spring MVC
16 32 (8.23%) Hibernate
17 31 (7.97%) XML
18 26 (6.68%) SOAP
19 25 (6.43%) JMS
20 24 (6.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.37%) Computer Science
2 48 (12.34%) Visualisation
3 43 (11.05%) BYOD
3 43 (11.05%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (9.00%) Mathematics
5 23 (5.91%) Algorithms
5 23 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (5.66%) Mobile App
6 22 (5.66%) Physics
7 15 (3.86%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.60%) User Experience
9 10 (2.57%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.29%) Blog
12 5 (1.29%) GPGPU
12 5 (1.29%) Semantic Web
13 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.03%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.77%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.94%) Linux
2 95 (24.42%) Windows
3 58 (14.91%) Unix
4 33 (8.48%) Android
5 26 (6.68%) Apple iOS
6 18 (4.63%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (1.54%) FreeBSD
8 6 (1.54%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 219 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (45.50%) TDD
4 113 (29.05%) Scrum
5 107 (27.51%) BDD
6 99 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (24.42%) MVC
8 87 (22.37%) OO
9 55 (14.14%) Kanban
10 49 (12.60%) High Availability
11 44 (11.31%) Open Source
12 36 (9.25%) Mentoring
13 35 (9.00%) SOLID
14 23 (5.91%) E-Commerce
14 23 (5.91%) Front End Development
14 23 (5.91%) Multithreading
14 23 (5.91%) OOD
15 22 (5.66%) Microservices
15 22 (5.66%) SOA
15 22 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (43.44%) Java
2 135 (34.70%) JavaScript
3 134 (34.45%) C#
4 121 (31.11%) C++
5 117 (30.08%) SQL
6 60 (15.42%) Python
7 58 (14.91%) Objective-C
8 53 (13.62%) C
9 25 (6.43%) PHP
10 24 (6.17%) Scala
11 22 (5.66%) Ruby
12 7 (1.80%) Go
12 7 (1.80%) XPath
12 7 (1.80%) XQuery
13 6 (1.54%) F#
13 6 (1.54%) Groovy
13 6 (1.54%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.54%) VB
13 6 (1.54%) VB6
14 5 (1.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 52 (13.37%) Degree
2 7 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.03%) CCNA
3 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.03%) CISSP
3 4 (1.03%) GIAC
3 4 (1.03%) Linux+ Certification
3 4 (1.03%) MCSE
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.03%) SANS
3 4 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.03%) SSCP
4 3 (0.77%) PhD
5 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) HND
5 2 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.71%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.08%) Docker
2 11 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.31%) Firmware
4 3 (0.77%) HDFS
5 2 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (11.05%) WMI
2 16 (4.11%) Puppet
3 4 (1.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.03%) SCCM
3 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.65%) Oracle
3 43 (11.05%) Apple
4 16 (4.11%) Google
5 9 (2.31%) Perforce
5 9 (2.31%) Sybase
6 8 (2.06%) Talend
7 7 (1.80%) FactSet
8 5 (1.29%) Adobe
8 5 (1.29%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.29%) Facebook
8 5 (1.29%) Informatica
9 4 (1.03%) ATG
9 4 (1.03%) Demandware
9 4 (1.03%) hybris
9 4 (1.03%) IBM
9 4 (1.03%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.77%) Apigee
10 3 (0.77%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.77%) Pega
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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