The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 246 297
Rank change year-on-year +22 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 17 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 25
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5003 6743 9991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.59% 95.86% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4547 6078 8468
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in the City of London

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in the City of London

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in the City of London

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) TDD
4 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
5 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
6 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.86%) C++
7 8 (22.86%) Android
7 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
8 7 (20.00%) iOS SDK
8 7 (20.00%) Apple Swift
8 7 (20.00%) Android Studio
8 7 (20.00%) iTunes
8 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (20.00%) UML
8 7 (20.00%) OpenGL
8 7 (20.00%) Xcode
8 7 (20.00%) Objective-C
8 7 (20.00%) Retail
9 6 (17.14%) C#
9 6 (17.14%) OO
9 6 (17.14%) HTML
9 6 (17.14%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (17.14%) Puppet
9 6 (17.14%) QA
9 6 (17.14%) Fintech

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) iTunes
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.71%) CloudFront
5 2 (5.71%) Google Play
5 2 (5.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.29%) Redis
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Android Studio
2 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.00%) Xcode
3 5 (14.29%) Selenium
4 4 (11.43%) Gerrit
4 4 (11.43%) Grunt
4 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
4 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) Gradle
5 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.71%) Spock
6 1 (2.86%) Appium
6 1 (2.86%) Calabash
6 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Publishing
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Front Office
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 7 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) Apache Avro
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) D3.js
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
4 3 (8.57%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.71%) OpenCL
5 2 (5.71%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Fintech
2 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Social Network
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) CUDA
4 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.71%) Spread Betting
4 2 (5.71%) Xbox
5 1 (2.86%) Animation
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Android
1 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (17.14%) MapReduce
5 6 (17.14%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) API Development
6 5 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.43%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Android Development
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.57%) Low Latency
8 3 (8.57%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 7 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 6 (17.14%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
7 4 (11.43%) Python
7 4 (11.43%) Scala
8 2 (5.71%) Erlang
8 2 (5.71%) Go
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) Clojure
9 1 (2.86%) Elixir
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Section 508
2 1 (2.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (11.43%) HDFS
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) IBM
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Zend
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