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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 621 588 614
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 21 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.072% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.077% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 9
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £84,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.10%
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
44357 41423 48051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37081 34736 41760
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Software Development Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 27 (72.97%) C++
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 26 (70.27%) MySQL
3 24 (64.86%) Degree
4 23 (62.16%) OO
5 22 (59.46%) Linux
6 21 (56.76%) Oracle
6 21 (56.76%) STL
6 21 (56.76%) UNIX
6 21 (56.76%) OLTP
7 13 (35.14%) C#
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.51%) MVC
8 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.81%) C
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
10 3 (8.11%) PHP
10 3 (8.11%) MFC
10 3 (8.11%) IIS
10 3 (8.11%) Windows
10 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.11%) Finance
10 3 (8.11%) Scrum
10 3 (8.11%) TDD
10 3 (8.11%) Maven
10 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
11 2 (5.41%) Java

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) MySQL
2 21 (56.76%) OLTP
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Maven
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JMeter
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) STL
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) MFC
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) SOAP
5 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
5 2 (5.41%) Qt
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) CSS3
5 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) Life Science
1 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) OO
2 5 (13.51%) MVC
2 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
3 3 (8.11%) Scrum
3 3 (8.11%) TDD
4 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) OOD
4 2 (5.41%) UML
4 2 (5.41%) Image Processing
4 2 (5.41%) BDD
5 1 (2.70%) Video Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (2.70%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C++
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) C
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) PHP5
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) HL7
1 1 (2.70%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Borland
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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