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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 470 487 511
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 158 144 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 123 127 91
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
41652 44041 41257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.51% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35598 36801 34617
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 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Ealing -13 19 £62,500 +19.04% 4
City of London +22 18 £70,000 +6.06% 2
Isleworth +8 3 - -
Croydon +5 1 £52,000 +31.64%
Hounslow 0 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Chessington - 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 300 (98.68%) Software Engineering
2 200 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (53.95%) .NET
4 159 (52.30%) C#
5 122 (40.13%) TDD
6 118 (38.82%) ASP.NET
7 111 (36.51%) MVC
8 108 (35.53%) Java
9 105 (34.54%) C++
10 99 (32.57%) Scrum
11 94 (30.92%) SQL
12 88 (28.95%) OO
13 87 (28.62%) SQL Server
14 82 (26.97%) JavaScript
15 72 (23.68%) Web Services
16 70 (23.03%) HTML
16 70 (23.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (22.04%) Degree
18 63 (20.72%) C
18 63 (20.72%) Computer Science
19 62 (20.39%) WCF
20 58 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
21 57 (18.75%) Windows
22 55 (18.09%) jQuery
22 55 (18.09%) Mentoring
23 54 (17.76%) CSS
24 53 (17.43%) Linux
25 52 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
26 50 (16.45%) BDD
27 48 (15.79%) Amazon AWS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (6.91%) Node.js
2 12 (3.95%) Apache
2 12 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.62%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.62%) Apache Solr
4 7 (2.30%) CMS
4 7 (2.30%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.32%) IIS
6 3 (0.99%) JBoss
6 3 (0.99%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.66%) Mule
7 2 (0.66%) Drupal
7 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.33%) CloudStack
Applications
1 22 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.99%) GitHub
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.54%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.58%) Network Security
3 13 (4.28%) HTTP
4 7 (2.30%) Internet
5 3 (0.99%) 3G
5 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.99%) CTI
6 2 (0.66%) LDAP
6 2 (0.66%) Wireless
6 2 (0.66%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) LTE
7 1 (0.33%) DVB
7 1 (0.33%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.33%) GPRS
7 1 (0.33%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.33%) SMTP
7 1 (0.33%) DHCP
7 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.18%) Big Data
3 23 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.24%) MySQL
5 21 (6.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (6.58%) MongoDB
7 19 (6.25%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.28%) Apache Hive
9 12 (3.95%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.62%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.30%) SQLite
12 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.30%) Redis
13 6 (1.97%) Riak
13 6 (1.97%) HBase
14 5 (1.64%) Impala
14 5 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (14.80%) Visual Studio
1 45 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.91%) SpecFlow
4 19 (6.25%) JUnit
5 17 (5.59%) NUnit
6 16 (5.26%) MSBuild
7 13 (4.28%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.62%) MSTest
8 11 (3.62%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (3.62%) Selenium
9 9 (2.96%) Subversion
10 7 (2.30%) Mockito
10 7 (2.30%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.97%) Maven
12 4 (1.32%) Ant
12 4 (1.32%) Moq
12 4 (1.32%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.32%) NSubstitute
13 3 (0.99%) Behat
General
1 30 (9.87%) Finance
1 30 (9.87%) Retail
2 20 (6.58%) Publishing
3 12 (3.95%) Games
3 12 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.30%) Electronics
5 5 (1.64%) Military
6 4 (1.32%) Marketing
6 4 (1.32%) Back Office
6 4 (1.32%) Legal
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Automotive
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (53.95%) .NET
2 118 (38.82%) ASP.NET
3 72 (23.68%) Web Services
4 70 (23.03%) HTML
4 70 (23.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 62 (20.39%) WCF
6 55 (18.09%) jQuery
7 54 (17.76%) CSS
8 39 (12.83%) REST
9 34 (11.18%) .NET Framework
10 33 (10.86%) AngularJS
11 32 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (10.53%) Entity Framework
12 29 (9.54%) RESTful
13 27 (8.88%) WPF
13 27 (8.88%) XML
14 26 (8.55%) SOAP
15 24 (7.89%) JSON
16 23 (7.57%) Spring
17 20 (6.58%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.72%) Computer Science
2 44 (14.47%) Algorithms
3 38 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 32 (10.53%) Data Structures
5 29 (9.54%) Visualisation
6 23 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (7.24%) Inversion of Control
8 20 (6.58%) Photography
8 20 (6.58%) BYOD
9 16 (5.26%) Mathematics
10 15 (4.93%) 3D Graphics
10 15 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (4.28%) User Experience
12 9 (2.96%) Physics
13 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
13 7 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (1.97%) GPGPU
14 6 (1.97%) CUDA
15 4 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
16 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.75%) Windows
2 53 (17.43%) Linux
3 30 (9.87%) Apple iOS
4 27 (8.88%) UNIX
5 21 (6.91%) Android
6 14 (4.61%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.33%) CentOS
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (98.68%) Software Engineering
2 200 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (40.13%) TDD
4 111 (36.51%) MVC
5 99 (32.57%) Scrum
6 88 (28.95%) OO
7 58 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (18.09%) Mentoring
9 50 (16.45%) BDD
10 39 (12.83%) OOD
11 32 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
11 32 (10.53%) DevOps
12 30 (9.87%) Unit Testing
13 29 (9.54%) Kanban
13 29 (9.54%) Software Deployment
14 28 (9.21%) Open Source
15 23 (7.57%) Multithreading
16 18 (5.92%) Automated Testing
17 17 (5.59%) Test Automation
18 16 (5.26%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 159 (52.30%) C#
2 108 (35.53%) Java
3 105 (34.54%) C++
4 94 (30.92%) SQL
5 82 (26.97%) JavaScript
6 63 (20.72%) C
7 31 (10.20%) Python
8 30 (9.87%) Objective-C
9 27 (8.88%) T-SQL
10 19 (6.25%) Scala
11 17 (5.59%) PowerShell
11 17 (5.59%) Ruby
12 16 (5.26%) PHP
13 7 (2.30%) F#
14 6 (1.97%) VB6
14 6 (1.97%) VB
14 6 (1.97%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.64%) OCaml
15 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 67 (22.04%) Degree
2 8 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.99%) PhD
4 2 (0.66%) CCNA
4 2 (0.66%) CISSP
4 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.66%) SSCP
4 2 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.66%) Linux+ Certification
4 2 (0.66%) GIAC
4 2 (0.66%) MCSE
4 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.86%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.64%) vSphere
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (6.25%) WMI
2 9 (2.96%) Puppet
3 7 (2.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (2.30%) SCCM
3 7 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.97%) Ansible
5 5 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.99%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 45 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.25%) Apple
3 13 (4.28%) TIBCO
3 13 (4.28%) Oracle
4 11 (3.62%) Google
5 9 (2.96%) StreamBase
6 6 (1.97%) VMware
7 5 (1.64%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.32%) Pega
9 3 (0.99%) Splunk
9 3 (0.99%) Tableau
9 3 (0.99%) Sybase
9 3 (0.99%) Adobe
10 2 (0.66%) Talend
10 2 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.66%) Apigee
11 1 (0.33%) PayPal
11 1 (0.33%) hybris
11 1 (0.33%) Intel
11 1 (0.33%) Metastorm
North London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension, Sha
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus(10%+), Health, Pension, Shares
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-45k + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago