The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 194 250 169
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 703 513 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.25% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.30% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 614 405 746
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software 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
39382 39313 40777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.73% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33975 33320 33316
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 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the London region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in London

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Software 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 Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 14 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
(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 +26 95 £60,000 +20.00% 22
Ealing +2 32 £67,500 +50.00%
Chessington +14 15 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Surbiton +10 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Twickenham +4 7 £40,000 -33.33%
Croydon - 6 £55,000 -
Greenford - 6 £50,000 - 1
Uxbridge +3 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
New Malden -1 3 £57,000 +8.57% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Enfield - 2 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf +1 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Hounslow -5 1 £47,500 -1.55% 1
Bermondsey - 1 £55,000 -
Clapham - 1 £60,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 1350 (97.26%) Software Engineering
2 629 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 613 (44.16%) Java
4 511 (36.82%) TDD
5 483 (34.80%) JavaScript
6 441 (31.77%) C#
7 398 (28.67%) C++
8 395 (28.46%) SQL
9 364 (26.22%) HTML
10 331 (23.85%) .NET
11 328 (23.63%) Finance
12 301 (21.69%) CSS
13 293 (21.11%) Linux
14 289 (20.82%) Degree
15 286 (20.61%) OO
16 283 (20.39%) Python
17 268 (19.31%) Computer Science
18 267 (19.24%) Scrum
19 239 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
20 233 (16.79%) MVC
21 222 (15.99%) Web Services
22 220 (15.85%) BDD
23 202 (14.55%) AngularJS
24 200 (14.41%) jQuery
25 197 (14.19%) HTML5
26 195 (14.05%) SQL Server
27 192 (13.83%) Windows
28 178 (12.82%) Unix
29 173 (12.46%) Git (software)
30 161 (11.60%) C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 141 (10.16%) Node.js
2 57 (4.11%) Apache
3 50 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (3.53%) Tomcat
5 36 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 36 (2.59%) JBoss
6 23 (1.66%) Apache Pig
7 15 (1.08%) NServiceBus
8 14 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 12 (0.86%) IIS
9 12 (0.86%) nginx
10 10 (0.72%) CMS
10 10 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.50%) Drupal
13 6 (0.43%) Jetty
13 6 (0.43%) Mule
14 5 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.36%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.36%) HipChat
2 5 (0.36%) MS Office
3 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.072%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
1 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.29%) Magento
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 86 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.53%) GitHub
3 49 (3.53%) SaaS
4 10 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.36%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.29%) IaaS
7 4 (0.29%) PaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.072%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.072%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.072%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 96 (6.92%) TCP/IP
2 63 (4.54%) Internet
3 54 (3.89%) HTTP
4 51 (3.67%) Network Security
5 22 (1.59%) Firewall
6 15 (1.08%) AMQP
6 15 (1.08%) MQTT
7 11 (0.79%) LDAP
8 9 (0.65%) Intranet
8 9 (0.65%) RFID
8 9 (0.65%) Wireshark
9 8 (0.58%) Extranet
10 6 (0.43%) SNMP
11 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.36%) Multicast
11 5 (0.36%) Skype
12 4 (0.29%) DNS
12 4 (0.29%) Unicast
13 3 (0.22%) VLAN
14 2 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 151 (10.88%) Big Data
3 146 (10.52%) MySQL
4 145 (10.45%) NoSQL
5 110 (7.93%) Hadoop
6 80 (5.76%) MongoDB
7 74 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (5.04%) Relational Database
9 59 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (3.10%) Redis
11 38 (2.74%) Apache Hive
12 24 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 23 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.59%) HBase
15 19 (1.37%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.01%) RavenDB
17 13 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (0.86%) Couchbase
19 10 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
20 9 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 173 (12.46%) Git (software)
2 113 (8.14%) Jenkins
3 104 (7.49%) Maven
4 98 (7.06%) Selenium
5 81 (5.84%) JUnit
6 76 (5.48%) SpecFlow
7 49 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 41 (2.95%) JIRA
9 39 (2.81%) Subversion
10 35 (2.52%) Cucumber
11 34 (2.45%) Mockito
11 34 (2.45%) Visual Studio
12 29 (2.09%) gulp
13 27 (1.95%) Grunt
13 27 (1.95%) Mercurial
14 23 (1.66%) NUnit
15 21 (1.51%) Ant
15 21 (1.51%) Moq
15 21 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 328 (23.63%) Finance
2 121 (8.72%) Banking
3 61 (4.39%) Investment Banking
4 58 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.39%) Marketing
6 36 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 34 (2.45%) Retail
8 29 (2.09%) Front Office
9 23 (1.66%) Electronics
9 23 (1.66%) Legal
10 22 (1.59%) Advertising
10 22 (1.59%) Games
11 12 (0.86%) Publishing
12 11 (0.79%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.72%) Back Office
14 9 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.58%) Law
16 5 (0.36%) Automotive
17 4 (0.29%) Billing
18 3 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (26.22%) HTML
2 331 (23.85%) .NET
3 301 (21.69%) CSS
4 222 (15.99%) Web Services
5 202 (14.55%) AngularJS
6 200 (14.41%) jQuery
7 197 (14.19%) HTML5
8 158 (11.38%) Spring
9 155 (11.17%) ASP.NET
10 140 (10.09%) CSS3
11 138 (9.94%) WCF
12 118 (8.50%) WPF
13 107 (7.71%) REST
14 99 (7.13%) XML
15 91 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 82 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
17 81 (5.84%) Hibernate
18 77 (5.55%) Django
19 72 (5.19%) SOAP
20 70 (5.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 268 (19.31%) Computer Science
2 111 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 72 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (5.04%) Algorithms
5 67 (4.83%) Hedge funds
6 63 (4.54%) Visualisation
7 56 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (3.89%) Data Structures
9 49 (3.53%) BYOD
9 49 (3.53%) Mobile App
10 43 (3.10%) User Experience
11 38 (2.74%) Physics
12 32 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
13 26 (1.87%) Derivative
14 22 (1.59%) Fintech
15 21 (1.51%) Equities
16 20 (1.44%) Blog
16 20 (1.44%) Cybercrime
16 20 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 17 (1.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 293 (21.11%) Linux
2 192 (13.83%) Windows
3 178 (12.82%) Unix
4 88 (6.34%) Android
5 69 (4.97%) Apple iOS
6 49 (3.53%) Mac OS X
7 16 (1.15%) Solaris
8 12 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.65%) FreeBSD
10 8 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.14%) AIX
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.072%) CentOS
13 1 (0.072%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.072%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1350 (97.26%) Software Engineering
2 629 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (36.82%) TDD
4 286 (20.61%) OO
5 267 (19.24%) Scrum
6 239 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
7 233 (16.79%) MVC
8 220 (15.85%) BDD
9 131 (9.44%) Unit Testing
10 129 (9.29%) Multithreading
11 126 (9.08%) Open Source
12 114 (8.21%) OOP
13 98 (7.06%) OOD
14 97 (6.99%) DevOps
15 95 (6.84%) SDLC
16 90 (6.48%) E-Commerce
17 89 (6.41%) Kanban
18 79 (5.69%) SOLID
19 76 (5.48%) SOA
20 73 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 613 (44.16%) Java
2 483 (34.80%) JavaScript
3 441 (31.77%) C#
4 398 (28.67%) C++
5 395 (28.46%) SQL
6 283 (20.39%) Python
7 161 (11.60%) C
8 142 (10.23%) PHP
9 107 (7.71%) Objective-C
10 91 (6.56%) Scala
11 87 (6.27%) Ruby
12 32 (2.31%) Go
13 31 (2.23%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.02%) Groovy
15 24 (1.73%) Clojure
16 23 (1.66%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.51%) PHP 5
18 20 (1.44%) F#
18 20 (1.44%) Perl
19 16 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 289 (20.82%) Degree
2 28 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.73%) PhD
4 22 (1.59%) CCNA
4 22 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (1.59%) CISSP
4 22 (1.59%) GIAC
4 22 (1.59%) Linux+ Certification
4 22 (1.59%) MCSE
4 22 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.59%) SANS
4 22 (1.59%) SSCP
5 10 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (0.43%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.22%) HND
9 3 (0.22%) OCP
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.072%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (8.07%) QA
2 6 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (0.43%) EMIR
2 6 (0.43%) SDET
3 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (2.31%) Docker
2 18 (1.30%) Firmware
2 18 (1.30%) HDFS
3 17 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.94%) Varnish
5 9 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.36%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.22%) zsh
9 1 (0.072%) Ceph
9 1 (0.072%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.072%) KVM
9 1 (0.072%) LXC
9 1 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 81 (5.84%) Puppet
2 55 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (3.53%) WMI
4 34 (2.45%) Ansible
5 10 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (0.50%) Oozie
7 6 (0.43%) Terraform
8 5 (0.36%) logstash
9 4 (0.29%) Kibana
9 4 (0.29%) Mesos
9 4 (0.29%) Salt
10 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.22%) SCCM
10 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.072%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.072%) Graphite
11 1 (0.072%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.072%) Nagios
11 1 (0.072%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 145 (10.45%) Oracle
2 127 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 52 (3.75%) Apple
4 45 (3.24%) Google
5 24 (1.73%) Zend
6 22 (1.59%) Sybase
7 18 (1.30%) Telerik
8 15 (1.08%) Informatica
8 15 (1.08%) Talend
9 12 (0.86%) Adobe
9 12 (0.86%) Facebook
10 11 (0.79%) Perforce
11 8 (0.58%) FactSet
11 8 (0.58%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.50%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.50%) Twitter
12 7 (0.50%) Wall Street Systems
13 6 (0.43%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.43%) SAP
14 5 (0.36%) hybris
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10%+), Health, Pension,shares
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago