The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 475 468 523
Rank change year-on-year -7 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 138 173 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 120 149 100
Median salary £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £85,500 £70,250
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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34928 37857 42985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.93% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28337 32945 36330
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer 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 in London.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in London

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in London

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 29 £70,000 +9.80% 5
Croydon +8 2 £55,000 +0.91%
Uxbridge +3 2 £70,000 +47.36%
New Malden - 2 £39,000 - 1
Coulsdon - 1 £45,000 -
Greenford - 1 £44,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 247 (96.86%) Software Engineering
2 115 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (40.39%) Java
4 102 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 84 (32.94%) Finance
6 74 (29.02%) C#
7 68 (26.67%) C++
8 66 (25.88%) .NET
9 62 (24.31%) TDD
10 60 (23.53%) HTML
11 57 (22.35%) Microservices
12 56 (21.96%) SQL
13 53 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (20.78%) Scala
14 49 (19.22%) Python
15 48 (18.82%) Node.js
16 46 (18.04%) Open Source
16 46 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
17 41 (16.08%) React
17 41 (16.08%) CSS
18 40 (15.69%) OO
19 39 (15.29%) Greenfield Project
20 38 (14.90%) Fintech
21 37 (14.51%) Linux
21 37 (14.51%) HTML5
22 36 (14.12%) Go
22 36 (14.12%) Degree
22 36 (14.12%) MVC
23 35 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
23 35 (13.73%) NoSQL

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (8.63%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 13 (5.10%) JBoss
3 13 (5.10%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.71%) Apache
4 12 (4.71%) Jetty
4 12 (4.71%) nginx
4 12 (4.71%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.71%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.35%) CMS
7 5 (1.96%) Confluence
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.18%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.39%) Drupal
10 1 (0.39%) IIS
10 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.49%) iTunes
3 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.14%) Google Play
5 6 (2.35%) SaaS
6 5 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.18%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.18%) GitHub
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.78%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.92%) HTTP
3 6 (2.35%) 3G
3 6 (2.35%) 4G
3 6 (2.35%) GSM
3 6 (2.35%) OpenFlow
4 5 (1.96%) Broadband
4 5 (1.96%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.96%) SNMP
5 1 (0.39%) DNS
5 1 (0.39%) Internet
5 1 (0.39%) PPP
5 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.73%) NoSQL
1 35 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 24 (9.41%) MySQL
4 23 (9.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (9.02%) MongoDB
5 22 (8.63%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.06%) Blockchain
6 18 (7.06%) Hadoop
7 15 (5.88%) Big Data
8 14 (5.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (5.10%) Oracle Database
9 13 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (4.71%) InterSystems Cache
11 9 (3.53%) Redis
12 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.57%) GIS
14 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 30 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.41%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.88%) Android Studio
4 15 (5.88%) JUnit
4 15 (5.88%) Maven
4 15 (5.88%) Xcode
5 14 (5.49%) Hudson
6 13 (5.10%) Babel
6 13 (5.10%) Subversion
7 12 (4.71%) Ant
7 12 (4.71%) Eclipse
7 12 (4.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (4.71%) webpack
8 8 (3.14%) Mercurial
9 7 (2.75%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (2.75%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.35%) JIRA
10 6 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.96%) XMLSpy
General
1 84 (32.94%) Finance
2 31 (12.16%) Banking
3 21 (8.24%) Games
3 21 (8.24%) Retail
4 8 (3.14%) Legal
4 8 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.35%) Billing
6 6 (2.35%) Marketing
6 6 (2.35%) Publishing
7 4 (1.57%) Front Office
7 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Advertising
8 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (25.88%) .NET
2 60 (23.53%) HTML
3 48 (18.82%) Node.js
4 41 (16.08%) CSS
4 41 (16.08%) React
5 37 (14.51%) HTML5
6 32 (12.55%) AngularJS
6 32 (12.55%) Web Services
7 29 (11.37%) ASP.NET
8 28 (10.98%) REST
8 28 (10.98%) Spring
9 25 (9.80%) RESTful
9 25 (9.80%) XML
10 19 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (7.45%) Hibernate
10 19 (7.45%) J2EE
10 19 (7.45%) Java EE
11 15 (5.88%) JMS
11 15 (5.88%) JPA
11 15 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.29%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (14.90%) Fintech
3 32 (12.55%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 15 (5.88%) User Experience
6 14 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.49%) Data Structures
7 11 (4.31%) PMI
8 8 (3.14%) CUDA
9 7 (2.75%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.96%) Blog
11 5 (1.96%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.57%) Social Media
12 4 (1.57%) Spread Betting
13 3 (1.18%) Derivative
13 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.78%) Bitcoin
14 2 (0.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.51%) Linux
2 33 (12.94%) Windows
3 24 (9.41%) Android
3 24 (9.41%) Apple iOS
4 17 (6.67%) Unix
5 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (96.86%) Software Engineering
2 115 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (24.31%) TDD
4 57 (22.35%) Microservices
5 53 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (18.04%) Open Source
7 40 (15.69%) OO
8 36 (14.12%) MVC
9 35 (13.73%) Multithreading
10 27 (10.59%) DevOps
11 26 (10.20%) UML
12 24 (9.41%) Low Latency
13 23 (9.02%) BDD
14 22 (8.63%) Analytics
14 22 (8.63%) E-Commerce
14 22 (8.63%) Mentoring
15 21 (8.24%) Test Automation
16 20 (7.84%) Pair Programming
16 20 (7.84%) Scrum
17 19 (7.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 103 (40.39%) Java
2 102 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 74 (29.02%) C#
4 68 (26.67%) C++
5 56 (21.96%) SQL
6 53 (20.78%) Scala
7 49 (19.22%) Python
8 36 (14.12%) Go
9 34 (13.33%) Ruby
10 25 (9.80%) PHP
11 24 (9.41%) C
12 20 (7.84%) ES6
13 18 (7.06%) Apple Swift
13 18 (7.06%) Elixir
13 18 (7.06%) Objective-C
14 14 (5.49%) Groovy
15 12 (4.71%) Shell Script
15 12 (4.71%) T-SQL
16 10 (3.92%) F#
17 9 (3.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (14.12%) Degree
2 11 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (4.31%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.57%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.78%) PhD
4 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.71%) QA
2 6 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.35%) SEPA
3 1 (0.39%) Section 508
3 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (9.02%) Docker
2 6 (2.35%) KVM
2 6 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.39%) HDFS
3 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.53%) Puppet
3 8 (3.14%) Ansible
4 6 (2.35%) Opsview
5 2 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.78%) Kibana
5 2 (0.78%) logstash
5 2 (0.78%) Mesos
5 2 (0.78%) rkt
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) Salt
6 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (8.63%) Google
2 20 (7.84%) Splunk
3 18 (7.06%) Oracle
4 12 (4.71%) Altova
4 12 (4.71%) ILOG
4 12 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.75%) Fiorano
5 7 (2.75%) Talend
5 7 (2.75%) WSO2
5 7 (2.75%) Zend
6 6 (2.35%) Adobe
6 6 (2.35%) Twitter
6 6 (2.35%) VMware
7 5 (1.96%) Facebook
8 4 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.18%) RedGate
10 2 (0.78%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.39%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.39%) MapR
11 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Healthcare, Holidays
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Innodigital
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 70,000 plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-90,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Source Coders
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus equity
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Direct Resource Services Ltd
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Capital One
Posted: 26 days ago