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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 600 663 573
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 36 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.032% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.034% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 33 6 24
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
40926 47115 41254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34602 39460 34719
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 £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 3 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £45,000 -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 49 (79.03%) Java
2 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (56.45%) Selenium
4 32 (51.61%) MVC
5 31 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
7 28 (45.16%) Cucumber
8 26 (41.94%) JUnit
8 26 (41.94%) CSS
9 25 (40.32%) Eclipse
9 25 (40.32%) C#
9 25 (40.32%) HTML
9 25 (40.32%) Scrum
10 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (38.71%) TestNG
11 22 (35.48%) SQL
12 21 (33.87%) .NET
12 21 (33.87%) Maven
13 20 (32.26%) OO
13 20 (32.26%) QA
13 20 (32.26%) JIRA
13 20 (32.26%) BDD
13 20 (32.26%) JBehave
13 20 (32.26%) SDLC
14 19 (30.65%) HTTP
14 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
14 19 (30.65%) Ant
14 19 (30.65%) XML
14 19 (30.65%) C++
15 17 (27.42%) Degree

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (1.61%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) MySQL
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.52%) OLTP
4 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.84%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (56.45%) Selenium
2 31 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 28 (45.16%) Cucumber
4 26 (41.94%) JUnit
5 25 (40.32%) Eclipse
6 24 (38.71%) TestNG
7 21 (33.87%) Maven
8 20 (32.26%) JIRA
8 20 (32.26%) JBehave
9 19 (30.65%) Ant
10 8 (12.90%) NUnit
11 6 (9.68%) FitNesse
11 6 (9.68%) SpecFlow
12 5 (8.06%) Calabash
12 5 (8.06%) jMock
12 5 (8.06%) JSUnit
13 3 (4.84%) xUnit.net
14 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
15 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) CSS
2 25 (40.32%) HTML
3 21 (33.87%) .NET
4 19 (30.65%) XML
5 11 (17.74%) STL
6 8 (12.90%) Gherkin
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.06%) J2SE
8 5 (8.06%) DOM
9 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.61%) OpenGL
11 1 (1.61%) DirectX
11 1 (1.61%) JSP
11 1 (1.61%) SOAP
11 1 (1.61%) EJB
11 1 (1.61%) Java EE
11 1 (1.61%) RESTful
11 1 (1.61%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Blog
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
4 7 (11.29%) Data Structures
4 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.23%) Photography
6 2 (3.23%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.61%) DTV
7 1 (1.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) UNIX
2 11 (17.74%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) MVC
3 25 (40.32%) Scrum
4 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (32.26%) OO
5 20 (32.26%) BDD
5 20 (32.26%) SDLC
6 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
7 17 (27.42%) Test Scripting
8 16 (25.81%) User Stories
9 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
10 13 (20.97%) Test Automation
11 12 (19.35%) Black-Box Testing
12 10 (16.13%) Regression Testing
13 9 (14.52%) DevOps
14 7 (11.29%) Software Deployment
14 7 (11.29%) OOD
14 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
15 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (79.03%) Java
2 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.32%) C#
4 22 (35.48%) SQL
5 19 (30.65%) C++
6 15 (24.19%) Ruby
7 13 (20.97%) C
8 9 (14.52%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) Groovy
9 2 (3.23%) Lua
10 1 (1.61%) Perl
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Tableau
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
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