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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 600 581 614
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 23 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.063% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.068% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 10
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,550 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £93,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.90%
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
42846 41399 47957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.51% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35783 34736 41598
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -7 2 £50,000 -29.82%
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (76.92%) SQL
2 28 (71.79%) C++
3 27 (69.23%) Degree
4 25 (64.10%) MySQL
5 23 (58.97%) OO
6 21 (53.85%) UNIX
6 21 (53.85%) Linux
6 21 (53.85%) OLTP
6 21 (53.85%) Oracle
6 21 (53.85%) STL
6 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (41.03%) C#
8 8 (20.51%) .NET
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
9 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.95%) MVC
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.26%) Scrum
12 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.26%) Marketing
12 4 (10.26%) PHP5
12 4 (10.26%) HTML5
12 4 (10.26%) CSS
12 4 (10.26%) PHP
12 4 (10.26%) C
12 4 (10.26%) OOD
12 4 (10.26%) Windows
12 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) MySQL
2 21 (53.85%) OLTP
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) STL
2 8 (20.51%) .NET
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.26%) HTML5
5 4 (10.26%) CSS
5 4 (10.26%) CSS3
6 3 (7.69%) MFC
7 2 (5.13%) NHibernate
7 2 (5.13%) WinForms
7 2 (5.13%) Qt
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 2 (5.13%) XML
7 2 (5.13%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.13%) Physics
4 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) UNIX
1 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) OO
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
3 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.26%) Scrum
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) OOD
5 3 (7.69%) Image Processing
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) UML
6 2 (5.13%) OOP
6 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Video Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (2.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) SQL
2 28 (71.79%) C++
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) PHP5
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 4 (10.26%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) HL7
1 1 (2.56%) DICOM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Borland