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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 613 624 624
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 32 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.070% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.073% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 18
Average salary £68,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.26% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +53 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Chessington - 2 £35,000 -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (62.96%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) SQL
3 22 (40.74%) C++
4 20 (37.04%) Python
4 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 16 (29.63%) Degree
5 16 (29.63%) Oracle
6 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
7 13 (24.07%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) Unix
9 11 (20.37%) Hadoop
10 10 (18.52%) Visualisation
11 9 (16.67%) Google
12 8 (14.81%) Ruby
12 8 (14.81%) Windows
12 8 (14.81%) C#
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.96%) Web Services
13 7 (12.96%) Apache Hive
13 7 (12.96%) Oozie
13 7 (12.96%) Cascading
14 6 (11.11%) Product Management
14 6 (11.11%) Facebook
14 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
14 6 (11.11%) Analytics
14 6 (11.11%) C
14 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 6 (11.11%) Perl
14 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (9.26%) ArcGIS
1 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
1 5 (9.26%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
1 5 (9.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Broadband
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.96%) Apache Hive
3 5 (9.26%) GIS
3 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) ClearCase
1 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Front Office
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Cascading
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 6 (11.11%) STL
3 5 (9.26%) Dojo
3 5 (9.26%) GWT
3 5 (9.26%) J2EE
3 5 (9.26%) JSF
3 5 (9.26%) XML
4 4 (7.41%) Middleware
4 4 (7.41%) RESTful
4 4 (7.41%) Swing
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.70%) COM
5 2 (3.70%) Ember.js
5 2 (3.70%) Spring
5 2 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.52%) Visualisation
3 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.11%) Physics
4 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.70%) BYOD
6 2 (3.70%) Derivative
6 2 (3.70%) Equities
6 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.85%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Unix
3 8 (14.81%) Windows
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) Analytics
3 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.11%) Product Management
3 6 (11.11%) Validation
4 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Image Processing
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) MVC
4 5 (9.26%) OO
4 5 (9.26%) Process Management
4 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.26%) Web Application Development
5 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (7.41%) Network Planning
5 4 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) SQL
3 22 (40.74%) C++
4 20 (37.04%) Python
5 8 (14.81%) C#
5 8 (14.81%) Ruby
6 6 (11.11%) C
6 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.11%) Perl
6 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
7 4 (7.41%) R
8 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Oozie
2 2 (3.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Google
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) Facebook
5 5 (9.26%) ESRI
5 5 (9.26%) Fujitsu
5 5 (9.26%) Lumension
5 5 (9.26%) Sophos
6 2 (3.70%) Alias
6 2 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) DataSynapse
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