The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 201 176 176
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 725 723 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.63% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.75% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 649 604 700
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44849 41381 48880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.46% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37712 34656 42600
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 £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -68 111 £57,500 +9.52% 24
Hounslow +1 26 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Croydon +16 21 £52,500 -8.69%
Surbiton - 16 £40,000 - 2
Chessington - 15 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 10 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Harrow 0 8 £39,000 +73.33%
Clapham - 8 £45,000 -
Hammersmith 0 6 £37,500 -
New Malden -4 6 - -
Southwark - 5 £47,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £32,000 -
Ealing +5 2 £52,500 +7.14%
Wembley - 1 - -
South Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1397 (86.08%) Software Engineering
2 765 (47.13%) Java
3 609 (37.52%) C#
3 609 (37.52%) C++
4 495 (30.50%) SQL
5 474 (29.21%) Computer Science
6 426 (26.25%) Degree
7 404 (24.89%) Finance
8 402 (24.77%) OO
9 389 (23.97%) .NET
10 382 (23.54%) Linux
11 332 (20.46%) HTML
12 331 (20.39%) JavaScript
13 308 (18.98%) UNIX
14 289 (17.81%) TDD
15 284 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
16 264 (16.27%) SQL Server
17 254 (15.65%) C
18 251 (15.47%) Oracle
19 238 (14.66%) Multithreading
20 230 (14.17%) CSS
21 223 (13.74%) Windows
22 222 (13.68%) ASP.NET
23 218 (13.43%) Web Services
24 213 (13.12%) MVC
25 209 (12.88%) Python
26 197 (12.14%) Scrum
27 192 (11.83%) Big Data
28 180 (11.09%) HTML5
29 175 (10.78%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 54 (3.33%) IIS
2 53 (3.27%) CMS
2 53 (3.27%) Apache Solr
3 46 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 39 (2.40%) Apache
5 27 (1.66%) Node.js
6 19 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 18 (1.11%) Umbraco
8 17 (1.05%) Jetty
9 16 (0.99%) WordPress
10 15 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (0.92%) Apache Pig
11 14 (0.86%) GlassFish
11 14 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.80%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.62%) nginx
13 10 (0.62%) Confluence
14 9 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
14 9 (0.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 58 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.12%) Maya
4 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.062%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.43%) SunGard AvantGard
2 7 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.25%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (1.85%) SaaS
4 16 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.92%) GitHub
6 11 (0.68%) PaaS
7 7 (0.43%) Force.com
8 5 (0.31%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.12%) Heroku
10 2 (0.12%) IaaS
11 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.13%) Internet
2 64 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 35 (2.16%) HTTP
4 25 (1.54%) Wireless
5 17 (1.05%) ATM
6 14 (0.86%) GSM
6 14 (0.86%) RTP
7 13 (0.80%) SS7
8 12 (0.74%) Broadband
9 11 (0.68%) TCAP
9 11 (0.68%) INAP
10 10 (0.62%) VLAN
10 10 (0.62%) SIGTRAN
11 7 (0.43%) AMQP
12 6 (0.37%) LAN
13 5 (0.31%) SMS
13 5 (0.31%) DVB
13 5 (0.31%) SSL
14 4 (0.25%) DNS
14 4 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 192 (11.83%) Big Data
3 138 (8.50%) MySQL
4 125 (7.70%) Hadoop
5 92 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 86 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 70 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 70 (4.31%) OLTP
8 52 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 51 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 36 (2.22%) MongoDB
11 29 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 27 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.48%) Data Mining
15 21 (1.29%) Redis
16 20 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (1.23%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 104 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 64 (3.94%) NUnit
3 60 (3.70%) Selenium
4 56 (3.45%) JIRA
5 55 (3.39%) Subversion
6 51 (3.14%) Visual Studio
7 44 (2.71%) Jenkins
8 41 (2.53%) Maven
9 34 (2.09%) Eclipse
10 32 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (1.60%) JUnit
12 25 (1.54%) Mercurial
13 22 (1.36%) Ant
14 19 (1.17%) SpecFlow
15 18 (1.11%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.92%) ClearCase
17 14 (0.86%) PHPUnit
18 13 (0.80%) Cucumber
18 13 (0.80%) Hudson
18 13 (0.80%) VisualVM
General
1 404 (24.89%) Finance
2 145 (8.93%) Games
3 86 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 71 (4.37%) Banking
5 52 (3.20%) Retail
6 47 (2.90%) Publishing
7 39 (2.40%) Electronics
8 31 (1.91%) Advertising
9 28 (1.73%) Marketing
10 23 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.29%) Front Office
12 18 (1.11%) Multimedia
13 15 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.74%) Automotive
15 7 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.43%) German Language
16 6 (0.37%) Law
17 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.31%) Back Office
18 3 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (23.97%) .NET
2 332 (20.46%) HTML
3 230 (14.17%) CSS
4 222 (13.68%) ASP.NET
5 218 (13.43%) Web Services
6 180 (11.09%) HTML5
7 175 (10.78%) XML
8 141 (8.69%) .NET Framework
9 135 (8.32%) WCF
10 133 (8.19%) jQuery
11 124 (7.64%) Spring
12 116 (7.15%) STL
13 108 (6.65%) REST
14 106 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 81 (4.99%) WPF
16 79 (4.87%) Swing
16 79 (4.87%) SOAP
17 72 (4.44%) J2EE
18 68 (4.19%) Ajax
19 63 (3.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 474 (29.21%) Computer Science
2 166 (10.23%) Mathematics
3 87 (5.36%) Hedge funds
4 82 (5.05%) Open Source
5 52 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.96%) iPad
7 43 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (2.53%) Physics
8 41 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
9 38 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (2.28%) Statistics
11 31 (1.91%) Social Media
12 30 (1.85%) Device Driver
13 28 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
14 26 (1.60%) Equities
15 22 (1.36%) Client/Server
16 20 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
17 18 (1.11%) Grid Computing
17 18 (1.11%) CUDA
18 17 (1.05%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 382 (23.54%) Linux
2 308 (18.98%) UNIX
3 223 (13.74%) Windows
4 122 (7.52%) Android
5 85 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.62%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.37%) AIX
11 5 (0.31%) Scientific Linux
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.18%) CentOS
13 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.12%) Solaris
14 2 (0.12%) Debian
15 1 (0.062%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1397 (86.08%) Software Engineering
2 402 (24.77%) OO
3 289 (17.81%) TDD
4 284 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (14.66%) Multithreading
6 213 (13.12%) MVC
7 197 (12.14%) Scrum
8 109 (6.72%) Unit Testing
9 100 (6.16%) E-Commerce
10 99 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (5.91%) BDD
12 87 (5.36%) OOD
12 87 (5.36%) Web Development
13 86 (5.30%) OOP
14 83 (5.11%) Low Latency
15 74 (4.56%) Analytics
16 65 (4.00%) SOA
17 59 (3.64%) Android Development
18 56 (3.45%) MVVM
19 54 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 765 (47.13%) Java
2 609 (37.52%) C#
2 609 (37.52%) C++
3 495 (30.50%) SQL
4 331 (20.39%) JavaScript
5 254 (15.65%) C
6 209 (12.88%) Python
7 123 (7.58%) Ruby
8 115 (7.09%) PHP
9 112 (6.90%) Scala
10 82 (5.05%) F#
11 63 (3.88%) PL/SQL
12 55 (3.39%) Perl
13 49 (3.02%) Bash Shell
14 42 (2.59%) Erlang
15 39 (2.40%) T-SQL
16 37 (2.28%) VBA
17 28 (1.73%) Objective-C
18 27 (1.66%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 426 (26.25%) Degree
2 65 (4.00%) PhD
3 16 (0.99%) CISSP
3 16 (0.99%) CSSLP
4 15 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.49%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.31%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.31%) CCA
7 5 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.25%) MCSD
8 4 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
9 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.18%) ISEB
10 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.062%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.062%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.76%) QA
2 53 (3.27%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.55%) TickIT
4 1 (0.062%) HL7
4 1 (0.062%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.25%) Varnish
3 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.18%) Postfix
4 3 (0.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.062%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.062%) vSphere
5 1 (0.062%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.062%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 23 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.23%) Puppet
3 11 (0.68%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.55%) Ansible
4 9 (0.55%) Nagios
4 9 (0.55%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.31%) logstash
5 5 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.25%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.18%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.12%) StatsD
8 2 (0.12%) Kibana
9 1 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.062%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.062%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.062%) OpenView
9 1 (0.062%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.062%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 251 (15.47%) Oracle
2 161 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 130 (8.01%) Google
4 83 (5.11%) Facebook
5 28 (1.73%) JBoss
6 24 (1.48%) Sybase
6 24 (1.48%) Perforce
7 21 (1.29%) TIBCO
8 20 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.23%) Sitecore
9 18 (1.11%) SAP
10 13 (0.80%) Zend
11 12 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.68%) Adobe
13 9 (0.55%) IBM
13 9 (0.55%) Metastorm
13 9 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.55%) Twitter
13 9 (0.55%) StreamBase
13 9 (0.55%) Ektron
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum - Exceptional Benefits !
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £26k - 33k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ARM Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Plus company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago