The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 594 636 584
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 34 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.035% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.037% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 20
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +18.51%
Software Development 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
41632 45743 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.84% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35154 37996 35183
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the London region.

Software Development Engineer Salary Trend in London

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Software Development Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 - 4 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in their job title.

1 45 (76.27%) Java
2 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.93%) Selenium
4 31 (52.54%) MVC
5 29 (49.15%) Cucumber
6 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
7 27 (45.76%) WebDriver
8 26 (44.07%) C#
8 26 (44.07%) Scrum
9 25 (42.37%) JUnit
9 25 (42.37%) CSS
9 25 (42.37%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (40.68%) Eclipse
10 24 (40.68%) SQL
10 24 (40.68%) HTML
11 23 (38.98%) TestNG
12 21 (35.59%) .NET
12 21 (35.59%) OO
13 20 (33.90%) Maven
13 20 (33.90%) QA
13 20 (33.90%) BDD
14 19 (32.20%) JBehave
14 19 (32.20%) JIRA
15 18 (30.51%) Ruby
15 18 (30.51%) HTTP
15 18 (30.51%) E-Commerce
15 18 (30.51%) Ant
15 18 (30.51%) XML
15 18 (30.51%) C++
16 17 (28.81%) UNIX

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) HTTP
2 5 (8.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) MySQL
2 10 (16.95%) OLTP
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.08%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) Redis
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (55.93%) Selenium
2 29 (49.15%) Cucumber
3 27 (45.76%) WebDriver
4 25 (42.37%) JUnit
5 24 (40.68%) Eclipse
6 23 (38.98%) TestNG
7 20 (33.90%) Maven
8 19 (32.20%) JIRA
8 19 (32.20%) JBehave
9 18 (30.51%) Ant
10 10 (16.95%) NUnit
11 8 (13.56%) SpecFlow
12 6 (10.17%) FitNesse
13 5 (8.47%) jMock
13 5 (8.47%) JSUnit
13 5 (8.47%) xUnit.net
13 5 (8.47%) Calabash
14 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
15 1 (1.69%) Behat
15 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (8.47%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) CSS
2 24 (40.68%) HTML
3 21 (35.59%) .NET
4 18 (30.51%) XML
5 12 (20.34%) STL
6 10 (16.95%) Gherkin
7 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.47%) DOM
8 5 (8.47%) J2SE
9 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.69%) Java EE
11 1 (1.69%) RESTful
11 1 (1.69%) JSP
11 1 (1.69%) SOAP
11 1 (1.69%) Sphinx
11 1 (1.69%) OpenGL
11 1 (1.69%) DirectX
11 1 (1.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Blog
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.47%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Xbox
6 1 (1.69%) Open Source
6 1 (1.69%) DTV
6 1 (1.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) UNIX
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) MVC
3 26 (44.07%) Scrum
4 25 (42.37%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (35.59%) OO
6 20 (33.90%) BDD
7 18 (30.51%) E-Commerce
8 16 (27.12%) Test Scripting
9 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
9 15 (25.42%) User Stories
10 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.95%) Black-Box Testing
12 8 (13.56%) TDD
13 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
13 7 (11.86%) Regression Testing
13 7 (11.86%) DevOps
14 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
14 6 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (8.47%) Kanban
15 5 (8.47%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 26 (44.07%) C#
4 24 (40.68%) SQL
5 18 (30.51%) C++
5 18 (30.51%) Ruby
6 11 (18.64%) C
7 9 (15.25%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) Lua
8 2 (3.39%) Groovy
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Tableau
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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