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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 595 604 598
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 33 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.053% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.057% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 16
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
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
41652 44041 41257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.51% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35598 36801 34617
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +32 1 £84,999 +69.99%
Docklands, London - 1 £28,000 -
Feltham - 1 £53,000 -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (86.96%) Java
2 55 (79.71%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (69.57%) Selenium
4 47 (68.12%) WebDriver
5 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
6 37 (53.62%) JUnit
6 37 (53.62%) MVC
6 37 (53.62%) Eclipse
7 36 (52.17%) Cucumber
8 35 (50.72%) HTML
8 35 (50.72%) CSS
8 35 (50.72%) TestNG
9 33 (47.83%) Maven
10 32 (46.38%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (46.38%) JIRA
11 31 (44.93%) QA
11 31 (44.93%) Scrum
11 31 (44.93%) XML
12 30 (43.48%) Ant
12 30 (43.48%) HTTP
12 30 (43.48%) E-Commerce
12 30 (43.48%) JBehave
12 30 (43.48%) SDLC
13 28 (40.58%) BDD
13 28 (40.58%) Test Scripting
14 27 (39.13%) Blog
14 27 (39.13%) User Stories
14 27 (39.13%) Black-Box Testing
15 18 (26.09%) Regression Testing
16 17 (24.64%) SQL

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.45%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) OLTP
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 48 (69.57%) Selenium
2 47 (68.12%) WebDriver
3 37 (53.62%) JUnit
3 37 (53.62%) Eclipse
4 36 (52.17%) Cucumber
5 35 (50.72%) TestNG
6 33 (47.83%) Maven
7 32 (46.38%) JIRA
8 30 (43.48%) Ant
8 30 (43.48%) JBehave
9 5 (7.25%) JSUnit
9 5 (7.25%) FitNesse
9 5 (7.25%) jMock
9 5 (7.25%) NUnit
9 5 (7.25%) Calabash
10 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.45%) Mockito
General
1 4 (5.80%) Publishing
1 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Front Office
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) HTML
1 35 (50.72%) CSS
2 31 (44.93%) XML
3 12 (17.39%) .NET
4 7 (10.14%) STL
5 5 (7.25%) J2SE
5 5 (7.25%) DOM
5 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.45%) Swing
8 1 (1.45%) EJB
8 1 (1.45%) J2EE
8 1 (1.45%) Web Services
8 1 (1.45%) JSP
8 1 (1.45%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.45%) DirectX
8 1 (1.45%) JSF
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.13%) Blog
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.80%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.80%) Photography
5 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Xbox
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.45%) Physics
7 1 (1.45%) GIS
7 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) UNIX
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (79.71%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) MVC
3 32 (46.38%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (44.93%) Scrum
5 30 (43.48%) E-Commerce
5 30 (43.48%) SDLC
6 28 (40.58%) Test Scripting
6 28 (40.58%) BDD
7 27 (39.13%) Black-Box Testing
7 27 (39.13%) User Stories
8 18 (26.09%) Regression Testing
9 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.14%) OO
12 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Web Application Development
13 5 (7.25%) DevOps
13 5 (7.25%) UML
14 4 (5.80%) OOD
14 4 (5.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (86.96%) Java
2 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.64%) SQL
4 12 (17.39%) Python
4 12 (17.39%) C#
4 12 (17.39%) C++
5 10 (14.49%) C
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) Groovy
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (44.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Tableau
3 1 (1.45%) Lumension
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Sophos
3 1 (1.45%) ESRI
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Fujitsu