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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 580 623 588
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 27 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.053% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.056% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 11
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +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
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
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 £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 2 £48,750 -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (64.58%) Java
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (52.08%) C#
3 25 (52.08%) OO
4 24 (50.00%) SQL
4 24 (50.00%) MVC
5 21 (43.75%) Scrum
5 21 (43.75%) Degree
6 20 (41.67%) Selenium
6 20 (41.67%) C++
7 19 (39.58%) .NET
7 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (35.42%) Cucumber
8 17 (35.42%) MySQL
9 16 (33.33%) BDD
10 14 (29.17%) QA
10 14 (29.17%) Linux
10 14 (29.17%) UNIX
11 13 (27.08%) STL
11 13 (27.08%) OLTP
11 13 (27.08%) Oracle
11 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
11 13 (27.08%) Ruby
11 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
12 12 (25.00%) CSS
13 11 (22.92%) HTML
14 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
14 10 (20.83%) JUnit
14 10 (20.83%) Maven

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Summit
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) MySQL
2 13 (27.08%) OLTP
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Selenium
2 17 (35.42%) Cucumber
3 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (20.83%) JBehave
4 10 (20.83%) Maven
4 10 (20.83%) JUnit
5 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 9 (18.75%) JIRA
5 9 (18.75%) Ant
5 9 (18.75%) TestNG
6 8 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 8 (16.67%) NUnit
6 8 (16.67%) xUnit.net
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.08%) Hudson
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) STL
3 12 (25.00%) CSS
4 11 (22.92%) HTML
5 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.75%) XML
6 5 (10.42%) Gherkin
6 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) Sphinx
7 1 (2.08%) WinForms
7 1 (2.08%) Ajax
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.08%) Grails
7 1 (2.08%) RESTful
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 5 (10.42%) Data Structures
4 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.33%) Blog
6 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.17%) User Experience
7 1 (2.08%) DTV
7 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.08%) Physics
7 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) UNIX
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) OO
3 24 (50.00%) MVC
4 21 (43.75%) Scrum
5 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (33.33%) BDD
7 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 9 (18.75%) TDD
8 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 9 (18.75%) User Stories
9 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.58%) DevOps
11 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.50%) OOD
12 5 (10.42%) Web Development
12 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Kanban
12 5 (10.42%) Software Deployment
13 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) Java
2 25 (52.08%) C#
3 24 (50.00%) SQL
4 20 (41.67%) C++
5 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 13 (27.08%) Ruby
6 5 (10.42%) C
7 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Lua
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Borland
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
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