The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 467 432 524
Rank change year-on-year -35 +92  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 122 231 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.57% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 98 178 119
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £77,500
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 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 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +27 16 £65,000 +8.33% 8
Croydon - 5 £55,000 -
Edgware - 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £67,500 -
Moorgate - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 263 (98.13%) Software Engineering
2 151 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (45.15%) JavaScript
4 114 (42.54%) Java
5 88 (32.84%) HTML
6 79 (29.48%) Python
7 76 (28.36%) TDD
8 70 (26.12%) Linux
9 69 (25.75%) Finance
10 68 (25.37%) CSS
11 66 (24.63%) C#
12 65 (24.25%) SQL
13 61 (22.76%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (21.27%) Microservices
14 57 (21.27%) .NET
15 56 (20.90%) C++
16 50 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
17 47 (17.54%) REST
18 46 (17.16%) OO
19 45 (16.79%) Web Services
19 45 (16.79%) MVC
20 43 (16.04%) Open Source
21 42 (15.67%) Spring
22 40 (14.93%) Git (software)
23 39 (14.55%) Multithreading
24 38 (14.18%) HTML5
24 38 (14.18%) DevOps
24 38 (14.18%) AngularJS
24 38 (14.18%) MySQL
25 37 (13.81%) Computer Science

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 24 (8.96%) Apache Spark
2 17 (6.34%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.97%) JBoss
4 15 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (5.60%) Jetty
5 14 (5.22%) nginx
5 14 (5.22%) WebLogic
5 14 (5.22%) WebSphere
6 12 (4.48%) IIS
7 10 (3.73%) Apache
8 7 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (2.24%) Confluence
9 6 (2.24%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.87%) CMS
11 3 (1.12%) Drupal
12 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.37%) WildFly
13 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 50 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.10%) CloudFront
3 11 (4.10%) SaaS
4 10 (3.73%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (2.24%) Sumo Logic
6 5 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.87%) iTunes
7 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (1.12%) PaaS
9 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.75%) Google Play
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.37%) GitHub
10 1 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.48%) HTTP
3 8 (2.99%) 3G
3 8 (2.99%) 4G
3 8 (2.99%) GSM
3 8 (2.99%) OpenFlow
4 7 (2.61%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.61%) SNMP
5 6 (2.24%) Internet
6 4 (1.49%) Broadband
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) DVB
7 1 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.18%) MySQL
2 30 (11.19%) Big Data
3 29 (10.82%) NoSQL
4 28 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (10.45%) Relational Database
5 26 (9.70%) MongoDB
6 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
7 20 (7.46%) Hadoop
8 17 (6.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (5.97%) Redis
10 14 (5.22%) InterSystems Cache
10 14 (5.22%) Oracle Database
10 14 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (4.10%) Blockchain
12 6 (2.24%) HBase
12 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 25 (9.33%) Visual Studio
4 22 (8.21%) Maven
5 17 (6.34%) JUnit
6 15 (5.60%) Ant
7 14 (5.22%) Eclipse
7 14 (5.22%) Hudson
7 14 (5.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (5.22%) Subversion
8 9 (3.36%) webpack
9 8 (2.99%) Babel
9 8 (2.99%) Grunt
10 7 (2.61%) CppUnit
10 7 (2.61%) GDB
10 7 (2.61%) JIRA
10 7 (2.61%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (2.61%) Valgrind
10 7 (2.61%) XMLSpy
11 6 (2.24%) Selenium
General
1 69 (25.75%) Finance
2 24 (8.96%) Games
3 18 (6.72%) Banking
4 16 (5.97%) Retail
5 10 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.24%) Online Betting
7 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Marketing
8 4 (1.49%) Publishing
9 3 (1.12%) Front Office
9 3 (1.12%) Legal
10 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (32.84%) HTML
2 68 (25.37%) CSS
3 57 (21.27%) .NET
4 47 (17.54%) REST
5 45 (16.79%) Web Services
6 42 (15.67%) Spring
7 38 (14.18%) AngularJS
7 38 (14.18%) HTML5
8 32 (11.94%) React
8 32 (11.94%) RESTful
9 29 (10.82%) XML
10 25 (9.33%) Node.js
11 21 (7.84%) Hibernate
11 21 (7.84%) jQuery
12 20 (7.46%) ASP.NET
13 19 (7.09%) JMS
13 19 (7.09%) JPA
14 18 (6.72%) Java EE
15 17 (6.34%) J2EE
15 17 (6.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 35 (13.06%) Fintech
3 20 (7.46%) Algorithms
4 13 (4.85%) Data Structures
5 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.73%) PMI
6 10 (3.73%) User Experience
7 8 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.99%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.24%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.49%) Blog
11 4 (1.49%) Xbox
12 3 (1.12%) Social Network
13 2 (0.75%) BBC
13 2 (0.75%) CUDA
13 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.75%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.12%) Linux
2 30 (11.19%) Windows
3 21 (7.84%) Unix
4 7 (2.61%) Android
4 7 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) CentOS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (98.13%) Software Engineering
2 151 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (28.36%) TDD
4 61 (22.76%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (21.27%) Microservices
6 46 (17.16%) OO
7 45 (16.79%) MVC
8 43 (16.04%) Open Source
9 39 (14.55%) Multithreading
10 38 (14.18%) DevOps
11 36 (13.43%) Analytics
11 36 (13.43%) E-Commerce
12 30 (11.19%) Scrum
13 29 (10.82%) OOP
14 27 (10.07%) BDD
14 27 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (8.96%) Functional Programming
16 23 (8.58%) Mentoring
17 21 (7.84%) Low Latency
17 21 (7.84%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 121 (45.15%) JavaScript
2 114 (42.54%) Java
3 79 (29.48%) Python
4 66 (24.63%) C#
5 65 (24.25%) SQL
6 56 (20.90%) C++
7 36 (13.43%) Ruby
8 33 (12.31%) Scala
9 32 (11.94%) Go
10 29 (10.82%) PHP
11 25 (9.33%) C
12 18 (6.72%) Elixir
13 17 (6.34%) Groovy
14 14 (5.22%) ES6
14 14 (5.22%) Shell Script
15 10 (3.73%) Perl
16 9 (3.36%) F#
17 5 (1.87%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.87%) Objective-C
18 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (11.57%) Degree
2 10 (3.73%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (1.49%) PhD
5 3 (1.12%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.33%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) GCP
3 1 (0.37%) Section 508
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (7.46%) Docker
2 9 (3.36%) KVM
3 8 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.49%) HDFS
5 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (8.21%) Puppet
2 20 (7.46%) Ansible
3 15 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.85%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (2.99%) Mesos
5 8 (2.99%) rkt
6 7 (2.61%) Nagios
7 6 (2.24%) Grafana
7 6 (2.24%) Opsview
7 6 (2.24%) Riemann
8 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (8.96%) Oracle
2 21 (7.84%) Splunk
3 14 (5.22%) Altova
3 14 (5.22%) ILOG
4 12 (4.48%) Google
5 11 (4.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.99%) VMware
6 8 (2.99%) Zend
7 7 (2.61%) Fiorano
7 7 (2.61%) Talend
7 7 (2.61%) WSO2
8 6 (2.24%) Adobe
9 4 (1.49%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.12%) IBM
10 3 (1.12%) Tableau
11 2 (0.75%) RedGate
12 1 (0.37%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.37%) Facebook
12 1 (0.37%) New Relic
12 1 (0.37%) Twitter
North West London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London, UK
Alphasights
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits, Equity
Posted: 13 days ago
ColinDale, North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago