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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 583 637 584
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 45 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.033% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.035% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 39 4 21
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +53.84%
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
41387 45218 41435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.48% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35090 38008 34671
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 £68,750 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £28,000 -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (84.21%) Java
2 60 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (65.79%) Selenium
4 49 (64.47%) WebDriver
5 40 (52.63%) MVC
6 39 (51.32%) JavaScript
7 37 (48.68%) JUnit
8 36 (47.37%) CSS
8 36 (47.37%) Eclipse
8 36 (47.37%) Cucumber
9 35 (46.05%) TestNG
9 35 (46.05%) HTML
10 33 (43.42%) Scrum
10 33 (43.42%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (43.42%) Maven
11 32 (42.11%) JIRA
12 31 (40.79%) QA
12 31 (40.79%) SDLC
13 30 (39.47%) JBehave
13 30 (39.47%) Ant
13 30 (39.47%) HTTP
13 30 (39.47%) E-Commerce
13 30 (39.47%) XML
14 28 (36.84%) BDD
14 28 (36.84%) Test Scripting
15 27 (35.53%) Blog
15 27 (35.53%) User Stories
15 27 (35.53%) Black-Box Testing
16 20 (26.32%) SQL
17 18 (23.68%) .NET

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.32%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (39.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) MySQL
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) OLTP
3 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (65.79%) Selenium
2 49 (64.47%) WebDriver
3 37 (48.68%) JUnit
4 36 (47.37%) Eclipse
4 36 (47.37%) Cucumber
5 35 (46.05%) TestNG
6 33 (43.42%) Maven
7 32 (42.11%) JIRA
8 30 (39.47%) Ant
8 30 (39.47%) JBehave
9 5 (6.58%) JSUnit
9 5 (6.58%) FitNesse
9 5 (6.58%) jMock
9 5 (6.58%) NUnit
9 5 (6.58%) Calabash
10 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.32%) Mockito
General
1 7 (9.21%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Publishing
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) CSS
2 35 (46.05%) HTML
3 30 (39.47%) XML
4 18 (23.68%) .NET
5 9 (11.84%) STL
6 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.58%) Gherkin
7 5 (6.58%) DOM
7 5 (6.58%) J2SE
8 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.32%) Java EE
10 1 (1.32%) JSP
10 1 (1.32%) Sphinx
10 1 (1.32%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.32%) DirectX
10 1 (1.32%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Blog
2 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.21%) Data Structures
4 7 (9.21%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Photography
6 3 (3.95%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.63%) User Experience
8 1 (1.32%) Xbox
8 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.32%) Physics
8 1 (1.32%) DTV
8 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) UNIX
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) MVC
3 33 (43.42%) Scrum
3 33 (43.42%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (40.79%) SDLC
5 30 (39.47%) E-Commerce
6 28 (36.84%) Test Scripting
6 28 (36.84%) BDD
7 27 (35.53%) User Stories
7 27 (35.53%) Black-Box Testing
8 18 (23.68%) Regression Testing
9 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 12 (15.79%) OO
11 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
12 9 (11.84%) DevOps
13 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
13 7 (9.21%) Software Deployment
13 7 (9.21%) OOD
14 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
15 5 (6.58%) UML
Programming Languages
1 64 (84.21%) Java
2 39 (51.32%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.32%) SQL
4 18 (23.68%) C#
4 18 (23.68%) C++
5 13 (17.11%) C
6 12 (15.79%) Python
7 8 (10.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) Lua
8 2 (2.63%) Groovy
8 2 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) ISEB
2 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (40.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle
2 3 (3.95%) Tableau
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
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