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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 490 507 485
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 147 160 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 101 149 105
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £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 31 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 31 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 +24 17 £67,500 - 2
Ealing -16 10 £65,000 +23.80%
Chessington - 3 - -
Isleworth - 3 - -
Hounslow +2 2 £70,000 +33.33%
Croydon 0 2 £53,500 +35.44%
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 277 (97.88%) Software Engineering
2 184 (65.02%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (55.12%) C#
4 155 (54.77%) .NET
5 111 (39.22%) ASP.NET
6 106 (37.46%) MVC
7 99 (34.98%) Scrum
8 97 (34.28%) TDD
9 89 (31.45%) SQL Server
9 89 (31.45%) C++
10 88 (31.10%) Java
11 85 (30.04%) OO
12 84 (29.68%) SQL
13 73 (25.80%) Degree
14 70 (24.73%) JavaScript
15 68 (24.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 64 (22.61%) C
16 64 (22.61%) Web Services
17 57 (20.14%) jQuery
18 55 (19.43%) Mentoring
19 54 (19.08%) Computer Science
20 53 (18.73%) HTML
21 52 (18.37%) WCF
22 51 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
23 49 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
24 48 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
25 46 (16.25%) Microsoft
26 45 (15.90%) Windows
26 45 (15.90%) Team Foundation Server
27 44 (15.55%) Linux

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 19 (6.71%) Node.js
2 12 (4.24%) IIS
3 11 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.18%) Apache Solr
4 9 (3.18%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.12%) Apache
7 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.77%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.41%) CMS
8 4 (1.41%) JBoss
9 3 (1.06%) CloudStack
9 3 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 23 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.77%) GitHub
5 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Heroku
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.30%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.95%) HTTP
3 11 (3.89%) Network Security
4 4 (1.41%) Internet
5 3 (1.06%) 3G
5 3 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.06%) CTI
6 2 (0.71%) LDAP
6 2 (0.71%) Wireless
7 1 (0.35%) DVB
7 1 (0.35%) LTE
7 1 (0.35%) MVNO
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%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.83%) Big Data
3 20 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.71%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.71%) MySQL
5 14 (4.95%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.18%) Redis
8 9 (3.18%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.18%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.47%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.77%) Impala
12 5 (1.77%) Riak
13 4 (1.41%) HBase
13 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (15.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (15.55%) Visual Studio
3 21 (7.42%) NUnit
4 16 (5.65%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.65%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.30%) Selenium
6 14 (4.95%) MSBuild
7 13 (4.59%) SpecFlow
8 11 (3.89%) MSTest
8 11 (3.89%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (3.53%) Subversion
10 8 (2.83%) JUnit
11 6 (2.12%) Maven
11 6 (2.12%) JIRA
11 6 (2.12%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.77%) Ant
13 4 (1.41%) NSubstitute
14 3 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (1.06%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.06%) Moq
General
1 40 (14.13%) Finance
2 33 (11.66%) Retail
3 20 (7.07%) Publishing
4 14 (4.95%) Games
5 10 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.77%) Electronics
6 5 (1.77%) Military
7 4 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
9 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (54.77%) .NET
2 111 (39.22%) ASP.NET
3 68 (24.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (22.61%) Web Services
5 57 (20.14%) jQuery
6 53 (18.73%) HTML
7 52 (18.37%) WCF
8 44 (15.55%) CSS
9 41 (14.49%) REST
10 33 (11.66%) Entity Framework
10 33 (11.66%) .NET Framework
11 31 (10.95%) XML
12 28 (9.89%) RESTful
13 26 (9.19%) JSON
14 21 (7.42%) SOAP
14 21 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (7.07%) AngularJS
15 20 (7.07%) WPF
16 19 (6.71%) MSMQ
17 13 (4.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.08%) Computer Science
2 40 (14.13%) Algorithms
3 39 (13.78%) Mobile App
4 32 (11.31%) Data Structures
5 22 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (7.42%) Inversion of Control
7 20 (7.07%) Visualisation
7 20 (7.07%) Photography
8 11 (3.89%) 3D Graphics
8 11 (3.89%) BYOD
9 10 (3.53%) Mathematics
10 9 (3.18%) Physics
11 8 (2.83%) Client/Server
12 7 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (2.47%) User Experience
13 6 (2.12%) CUDA
14 5 (1.77%) GIS
14 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
16 3 (1.06%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.90%) Windows
2 44 (15.55%) Linux
3 21 (7.42%) Apple iOS
4 17 (6.01%) Android
5 16 (5.65%) UNIX
6 8 (2.83%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.47%) CentOS
8 6 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.12%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.06%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.71%) Symbian OS
12 1 (0.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (97.88%) Software Engineering
2 184 (65.02%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (37.46%) MVC
4 99 (34.98%) Scrum
5 97 (34.28%) TDD
6 85 (30.04%) OO
7 55 (19.43%) Mentoring
8 49 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (14.84%) OOD
10 36 (12.72%) DevOps
11 35 (12.37%) Dependency Injection
11 35 (12.37%) BDD
12 32 (11.31%) Software Deployment
13 29 (10.25%) Open Source
14 25 (8.83%) Unit Testing
15 19 (6.71%) Kanban
15 19 (6.71%) MVVM
16 17 (6.01%) Multithreading
17 15 (5.30%) Test Automation
17 15 (5.30%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 156 (55.12%) C#
2 89 (31.45%) C++
3 88 (31.10%) Java
4 84 (29.68%) SQL
5 70 (24.73%) JavaScript
6 64 (22.61%) C
7 30 (10.60%) Python
8 27 (9.54%) T-SQL
9 19 (6.71%) Objective-C
10 18 (6.36%) Ruby
11 15 (5.30%) PowerShell
12 14 (4.95%) Scala
13 11 (3.89%) PHP
14 9 (3.18%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.83%) VB6
15 8 (2.83%) VB
16 7 (2.47%) OCaml
17 5 (1.77%) Spark SQL
18 4 (1.41%) TypeScript
18 4 (1.41%) F#
Qualifications
1 73 (25.80%) Degree
2 8 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.06%) PhD
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.60%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.47%) vSphere
2 5 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.06%) Docker
4 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.53%) WMI
1 10 (3.53%) Puppet
2 8 (2.83%) Ansible
3 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (1.41%) SCCM
4 4 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.06%) Nagios
5 3 (1.06%) Mesos
6 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 46 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.65%) TIBCO
3 12 (4.24%) VMware
3 12 (4.24%) Apple
4 11 (3.89%) StreamBase
5 9 (3.18%) Google
6 7 (2.47%) Oracle
7 5 (1.77%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.41%) Sybase
9 3 (1.06%) Splunk
9 3 (1.06%) Tableau
9 3 (1.06%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.06%) Talend
10 2 (0.71%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.35%) ATG
11 1 (0.35%) Intershop
11 1 (0.35%) Adobe
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.35%) Demandware
11 1 (0.35%) Facebook
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-45k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bens inc ESOP Share Award
Posted: 23 days ago