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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 240 199 161
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 549 635 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.19% 1.43% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.53% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 457 541 810
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -17 112 £57,500 - 23
Hounslow -2 14 £52,500 +16.66%
Surbiton +3 12 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Croydon +2 12 £45,000 -25.00%
Chessington - 12 £32,500 - 3
New Malden -6 8 - -
Hammersmith - 8 £37,500 -
Ealing +4 5 £52,500 +40.00%
Clapham - 4 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -17 3 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Uxbridge 0 2 £32,000 -9.85%
Harrow -19 2 £40,000 +77.77%
Isleworth - 2 £77,500 -
Paddington -11 1 - -
Orpington - 1 £40,000 -
Wembley - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £37,500 -
Southwark - 1 £47,500 -
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1188 (86.02%) Software Engineering
2 659 (47.72%) Java
3 531 (38.45%) C++
4 521 (37.73%) Agile Software Development
5 452 (32.73%) C#
6 420 (30.41%) SQL
7 403 (29.18%) Computer Science
8 368 (26.65%) Degree
9 341 (24.69%) Linux
10 328 (23.75%) OO
11 301 (21.80%) Finance
12 299 (21.65%) .NET
13 294 (21.29%) HTML
14 284 (20.56%) JavaScript
15 267 (19.33%) TDD
16 242 (17.52%) UNIX
17 222 (16.08%) C
18 209 (15.13%) Oracle
19 204 (14.77%) CSS
20 202 (14.63%) SQL Server
20 202 (14.63%) Scrum
21 196 (14.19%) Multithreading
22 187 (13.54%) Web Services
23 184 (13.32%) MVC
24 179 (12.96%) Python
25 169 (12.24%) ASP.NET
26 157 (11.37%) XML
27 152 (11.01%) Windows
28 150 (10.86%) HTML5
29 146 (10.57%) Mathematics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (3.62%) Tomcat
2 46 (3.33%) Apache Solr
3 43 (3.11%) Node.js
4 39 (2.82%) CMS
5 24 (1.74%) IIS
6 21 (1.52%) Apache
7 17 (1.23%) Apache Pig
7 17 (1.23%) WordPress
8 15 (1.09%) GlassFish
9 14 (1.01%) Jetty
10 13 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.58%) Confluence
14 8 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
14 8 (0.58%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.58%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 44 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.58%) MS Office
3 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.29%) Maya
4 4 (0.29%) 3ds Max
4 4 (0.29%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.072%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.10%) SaaS
3 26 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.30%) GitHub
6 15 (1.09%) PaaS
7 11 (0.80%) Basecamp
8 5 (0.36%) Force.com
9 2 (0.14%) Heroku
9 2 (0.14%) IaaS
10 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 46 (3.33%) Internet
3 26 (1.88%) HTTP
4 23 (1.67%) Wireless
5 15 (1.09%) GSM
6 14 (1.01%) RTP
7 13 (0.94%) SS7
8 11 (0.80%) TCAP
8 11 (0.80%) INAP
9 10 (0.72%) VLAN
9 10 (0.72%) SIGTRAN
10 9 (0.65%) ATM
11 7 (0.51%) LAN
12 6 (0.43%) DVB
13 5 (0.36%) SMS
13 5 (0.36%) AMQP
14 4 (0.29%) Broadband
14 4 (0.29%) SSH
14 4 (0.29%) SSL
15 3 (0.22%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 142 (10.28%) Big Data
3 120 (8.69%) MySQL
4 98 (7.10%) Hadoop
5 85 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 64 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 60 (4.34%) NoSQL
8 57 (4.13%) OLTP
9 48 (3.48%) MongoDB
10 38 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 30 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (1.59%) Redis
13 20 (1.45%) Data Mining
14 16 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.09%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.87%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 84 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 66 (4.78%) Selenium
3 59 (4.27%) JIRA
4 56 (4.06%) Jenkins
5 51 (3.69%) Subversion
6 43 (3.11%) Maven
7 39 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 39 (2.82%) NUnit
8 33 (2.39%) JUnit
9 30 (2.17%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.88%) WebDriver
11 25 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (1.74%) Ant
13 19 (1.38%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.30%) Mercurial
15 17 (1.23%) ClearCase
16 13 (0.94%) PHPUnit
16 13 (0.94%) SpecFlow
17 12 (0.87%) VisualVM
18 10 (0.72%) MSBuild
General
1 301 (21.80%) Finance
2 128 (9.27%) Games
3 66 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.84%) Banking
5 46 (3.33%) Publishing
6 44 (3.19%) Electronics
7 38 (2.75%) Retail
8 24 (1.74%) Front Office
9 23 (1.67%) Marketing
10 22 (1.59%) Advertising
11 19 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.38%) Investment Banking
12 18 (1.30%) Automotive
12 18 (1.30%) Multimedia
13 14 (1.01%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.51%) Back Office
15 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.22%) Legal
16 3 (0.22%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (21.65%) .NET
2 294 (21.29%) HTML
3 204 (14.77%) CSS
4 187 (13.54%) Web Services
5 169 (12.24%) ASP.NET
6 157 (11.37%) XML
7 150 (10.86%) HTML5
8 118 (8.54%) REST
9 114 (8.25%) WCF
10 112 (8.11%) jQuery
11 108 (7.82%) Spring
12 101 (7.31%) .NET Framework
13 93 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 85 (6.15%) SOAP
15 82 (5.94%) STL
16 64 (4.63%) CSS3
17 63 (4.56%) J2EE
18 62 (4.49%) Swing
19 61 (4.42%) WPF
20 55 (3.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 403 (29.18%) Computer Science
2 146 (10.57%) Mathematics
3 112 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (7.39%) Open Source
5 70 (5.07%) User Experience
6 55 (3.98%) Physics
7 54 (3.91%) Mobile App
8 46 (3.33%) Hedge funds
9 42 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 42 (3.04%) 3D Graphics
10 40 (2.90%) iPad
11 30 (2.17%) Equities
12 29 (2.10%) Statistics
12 29 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (2.03%) Device Driver
14 24 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
15 21 (1.52%) CUDA
16 20 (1.45%) Social Media
16 20 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
17 18 (1.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 341 (24.69%) Linux
2 242 (17.52%) UNIX
3 152 (11.01%) Windows
4 85 (6.15%) Android
5 55 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.43%) AIX
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Debian
12 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.072%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.072%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.072%) ThreadX
13 1 (0.072%) CentOS
13 1 (0.072%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1188 (86.02%) Software Engineering
2 521 (37.73%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (23.75%) OO
4 267 (19.33%) TDD
5 202 (14.63%) Scrum
6 196 (14.19%) Multithreading
7 184 (13.32%) MVC
8 117 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (7.39%) E-Commerce
10 92 (6.66%) Unit Testing
11 91 (6.59%) BDD
12 78 (5.65%) Web Development
13 76 (5.50%) OOP
14 66 (4.78%) Low Latency
15 63 (4.56%) Mentoring
15 63 (4.56%) OOD
16 58 (4.20%) SOA
17 56 (4.06%) Test Automation
18 54 (3.91%) Analytics
19 53 (3.84%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 659 (47.72%) Java
2 531 (38.45%) C++
3 452 (32.73%) C#
4 420 (30.41%) SQL
5 284 (20.56%) JavaScript
6 222 (16.08%) C
7 179 (12.96%) Python
8 121 (8.76%) Scala
9 99 (7.17%) PHP
10 84 (6.08%) Ruby
11 67 (4.85%) Bash Shell
12 56 (4.06%) PL/SQL
13 44 (3.19%) F#
14 42 (3.04%) Perl
15 30 (2.17%) Erlang
16 27 (1.96%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.88%) Objective-C
18 22 (1.59%) VBA
19 17 (1.23%) Shell Script
19 17 (1.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 368 (26.65%) Degree
2 54 (3.91%) PhD
3 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.80%) CISSP
4 11 (0.80%) CSSLP
5 7 (0.51%) MCSD
5 7 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.36%) CCA
7 3 (0.22%) ISEB
7 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
8 2 (0.14%) MCPD
8 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.072%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.072%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.072%) CCNA
9 1 (0.072%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.71%) QA
2 42 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.65%) TickIT
4 5 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.14%) Varnish
4 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.072%) NFS
4 1 (0.072%) Postfix
4 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (1.81%) Puppet
2 15 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.22%) Nagios
5 2 (0.14%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.14%) StatsD
5 2 (0.14%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) logstash
5 2 (0.14%) Kibana
5 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.072%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.072%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.072%) OpenView
6 1 (0.072%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.072%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 209 (15.13%) Oracle
2 99 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 98 (7.10%) Google
4 59 (4.27%) Facebook
5 23 (1.67%) Perforce
6 22 (1.59%) JBoss
7 19 (1.38%) SAP
8 16 (1.16%) Sybase
9 15 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.01%) Adobe
10 14 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.72%) Zend
12 9 (0.65%) TIBCO
12 9 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.65%) VMware
13 8 (0.58%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.51%) Apple
15 6 (0.43%) 3Com
15 6 (0.43%) Cisco
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £22,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
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Salary: £22000 to £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Contribution Pension Scheme and more
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