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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 223 155 147
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 576 880 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.32% 1.97% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.10% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 462 771 838
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -33 113 £52,500 -6.25% 19
New Malden 0 13 £52,500 - 1
Hammersmith - 11 £52,500 -
Uxbridge +3 7 £37,000 -32.72%
Orpington - 7 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -10 6 £55,000 +69.23%
Hounslow -18 4 £46,500 +3.33%
Greenford - 4 - -
Hillingdon - 3 £34,000 -
Ealing +5 2 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Chiswick -2 2 £49,000 +22.50%
Bromley +14 1 £40,000 +10.34%
Croydon -3 1 £22,000 -60.00%
Surbiton -19 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Chessington - 1 £26,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 976 (87.46%) Software Engineering
2 502 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
3 474 (42.47%) Java
4 370 (33.15%) C++
5 329 (29.48%) C#
6 313 (28.05%) SQL
7 257 (23.03%) TDD
8 247 (22.13%) .NET
9 244 (21.86%) JavaScript
10 237 (21.24%) OO
11 235 (21.06%) Linux
12 226 (20.25%) Degree
13 210 (18.82%) Scrum
14 209 (18.73%) HTML
15 189 (16.94%) Computer Science
16 182 (16.31%) MVC
17 180 (16.13%) Finance
18 169 (15.14%) Python
19 167 (14.96%) CSS
20 164 (14.70%) Web Services
21 163 (14.61%) SQL Server
22 152 (13.62%) Windows
23 142 (12.72%) UNIX
24 140 (12.54%) XML
25 136 (12.19%) Oracle
26 135 (12.10%) C
27 124 (11.11%) ASP.NET
27 124 (11.11%) Algorithms
28 122 (10.93%) Multithreading
29 108 (9.68%) PHP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 61 (5.47%) Node.js
2 53 (4.75%) CMS
3 33 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (2.15%) Apache
4 24 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.06%) IIS
6 19 (1.70%) WordPress
7 17 (1.52%) Drupal
8 14 (1.25%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.99%) GlassFish
10 10 (0.90%) JBoss
11 9 (0.81%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.54%) nginx
14 6 (0.54%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.45%) Mule
15 5 (0.45%) Jetty
16 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 27 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.81%) MS Office
3 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.27%) Maya
4 3 (0.27%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.18%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.090%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.27%) Summit
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.97%) PaaS
5 18 (1.61%) SaaS
6 15 (1.34%) GitHub
7 7 (0.63%) Basecamp
7 7 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.54%) IaaS
9 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.090%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.94%) Internet
2 31 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.52%) HTTP
3 17 (1.52%) Broadband
4 7 (0.63%) Wireless
5 6 (0.54%) LDAP
6 5 (0.45%) SMS
7 4 (0.36%) GPRS
7 4 (0.36%) LAN
8 3 (0.27%) 3G
8 3 (0.27%) DVB
8 3 (0.27%) 4G
9 2 (0.18%) CTI
9 2 (0.18%) DNS
9 2 (0.18%) ATM
10 1 (0.090%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.090%) CDMA
10 1 (0.090%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.090%) UMTS
10 1 (0.090%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 106 (9.50%) MySQL
3 87 (7.80%) Relational Database
4 70 (6.27%) Big Data
5 49 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 46 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 35 (3.14%) Hadoop
7 35 (3.14%) Redis
8 34 (3.05%) RDBMS
9 29 (2.60%) OLTP
10 27 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.90%) DB2
16 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
18 7 (0.63%) Apache Hive
19 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 101 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.09%) Selenium
3 52 (4.66%) Subversion
4 50 (4.48%) JIRA
4 50 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 49 (4.39%) Maven
6 44 (3.94%) Eclipse
7 36 (3.23%) WebDriver
8 35 (3.14%) JUnit
9 33 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.33%) NUnit
11 21 (1.88%) Visual Studio
11 21 (1.88%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.61%) ClearCase
13 16 (1.43%) Ant
13 16 (1.43%) NetBeans
13 16 (1.43%) PhpStorm
14 15 (1.34%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.25%) Xcode
16 13 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 180 (16.13%) Finance
2 77 (6.90%) Games
3 55 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.67%) Retail
5 36 (3.23%) Electronics
6 26 (2.33%) Publishing
6 26 (2.33%) Marketing
7 25 (2.24%) Banking
7 25 (2.24%) Aerospace
7 25 (2.24%) Front Office
8 19 (1.70%) Law
9 13 (1.16%) Advertising
9 13 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.99%) Automotive
12 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.45%) Legal
12 5 (0.45%) French Language
13 4 (0.36%) German Language
13 4 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (22.13%) .NET
2 209 (18.73%) HTML
3 167 (14.96%) CSS
4 164 (14.70%) Web Services
5 140 (12.54%) XML
6 124 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 108 (9.68%) REST
8 107 (9.59%) HTML5
9 91 (8.15%) jQuery
9 91 (8.15%) Spring
10 85 (7.62%) WCF
11 75 (6.72%) J2EE
12 67 (6.00%) JSON
13 66 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (5.65%) SOAP
15 61 (5.47%) STL
16 60 (5.38%) .NET Framework
17 57 (5.11%) Ajax
18 52 (4.66%) CSS3
19 45 (4.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 189 (16.94%) Computer Science
2 124 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 108 (9.68%) Open Source
4 89 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (7.26%) Data Structures
6 76 (6.81%) Mathematics
7 63 (5.65%) Physics
8 47 (4.21%) User Experience
9 33 (2.96%) Mobile App
9 33 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 31 (2.78%) Equities
11 30 (2.69%) 3D Graphics
12 28 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
14 24 (2.15%) iPad
15 23 (2.06%) Visualisation
16 22 (1.97%) Client/Server
16 22 (1.97%) Derivative
17 18 (1.61%) W3C
18 16 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 235 (21.06%) Linux
2 152 (13.62%) Windows
3 142 (12.72%) UNIX
4 62 (5.56%) Android
5 49 (4.39%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.81%) Solaris
7 9 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.54%) CentOS
9 6 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.45%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.27%) AIX
12 2 (0.18%) Debian
12 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.090%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.090%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 976 (87.46%) Software Engineering
2 502 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (23.03%) TDD
4 237 (21.24%) OO
5 210 (18.82%) Scrum
6 182 (16.31%) MVC
7 122 (10.93%) Multithreading
8 106 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (9.50%) E-Commerce
9 99 (8.87%) BDD
10 98 (8.78%) OOP
11 64 (5.73%) Unit Testing
12 63 (5.65%) OOD
13 61 (5.47%) Analytics
14 55 (4.93%) SOA
15 53 (4.75%) Mentoring
16 47 (4.21%) MVVM
17 46 (4.12%) CRM
18 43 (3.85%) Test Automation
19 40 (3.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 474 (42.47%) Java
2 370 (33.15%) C++
3 329 (29.48%) C#
4 313 (28.05%) SQL
5 244 (21.86%) JavaScript
6 169 (15.14%) Python
7 135 (12.10%) C
8 108 (9.68%) PHP
9 76 (6.81%) Scala
10 67 (6.00%) Ruby
11 51 (4.57%) Bash Shell
12 43 (3.85%) Objective-C
13 32 (2.87%) PL/SQL
14 29 (2.60%) Perl
15 28 (2.51%) PowerShell
16 24 (2.15%) Golang
17 22 (1.97%) Clojure
17 22 (1.97%) MATLAB
18 21 (1.88%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 226 (20.25%) Degree
2 48 (4.30%) PhD
3 26 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.54%) ISEB
5 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.45%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.45%) CCA
6 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.27%) MCSD
8 2 (0.18%) MCPD
9 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.090%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.06%) QA
2 16 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 10 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.63%) Varnish
4 5 (0.45%) Firmware
5 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.090%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.97%) Puppet
2 15 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.63%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.54%) Ansible
5 5 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.27%) Nagios
6 3 (0.27%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.18%) Oozie
8 1 (0.090%) MOM
Vendors
1 136 (12.19%) Oracle
2 66 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.32%) Google
4 17 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (1.34%) VMware
5 15 (1.34%) Sybase
5 15 (1.34%) Facebook
6 10 (0.90%) SAP
6 10 (0.90%) Cisco
6 10 (0.90%) Adobe
6 10 (0.90%) Citrix
6 10 (0.90%) Informatica
6 10 (0.90%) Perforce
6 10 (0.90%) Apple
7 9 (0.81%) 3Com
7 9 (0.81%) Dell
7 9 (0.81%) Sitecore
8 8 (0.72%) Twitter
8 8 (0.72%) IBM
9 7 (0.63%) HP
London
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ITV
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Package (travel, bonus, healthcare,
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Sporting Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Sporting Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Sporting Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits including 10% pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 38,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago