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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 202 164 162
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 642 871 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.92% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.04% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 515 780 671
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,309 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 +12 139 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Chessington 0 16 £36,250 +11.53%
Hammersmith - 9 £62,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Uxbridge +8 5 £40,000 +25.00%
Surbiton -3 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Canary Wharf +12 2 £63,750 -42.04%
Hounslow -6 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Isleworth - 1 £20,500 -
Ruislip - 1 £27,500 -
Brentford - 1 £37,500 -
Ealing - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1029 (84.97%) Software Engineering
2 541 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
3 522 (43.10%) Java
4 389 (32.12%) C#
5 333 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 326 (26.92%) .NET
7 323 (26.67%) C++
8 320 (26.42%) SQL
9 258 (21.30%) MVC
10 249 (20.56%) OO
11 240 (19.82%) TDD
12 235 (19.41%) HTML
13 233 (19.24%) Linux
14 232 (19.16%) Degree
15 225 (18.58%) Scrum
16 218 (18.00%) Finance
17 204 (16.85%) Python
18 202 (16.68%) CSS
19 190 (15.69%) SQL Server
20 176 (14.53%) Computer Science
21 166 (13.71%) ASP.NET
22 164 (13.54%) C
23 162 (13.38%) jQuery
24 154 (12.72%) Windows
25 153 (12.63%) Web Services
26 147 (12.14%) Spring
27 143 (11.81%) XML
28 138 (11.40%) UNIX
28 138 (11.40%) QA
29 124 (10.24%) Git (software)

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 81 (6.69%) Node.js
2 59 (4.87%) IIS
3 46 (3.80%) CMS
3 46 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.89%) Apache
6 24 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.73%) JBoss
8 19 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.49%) Drupal
9 18 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 17 (1.40%) WordPress
11 12 (0.99%) nginx
12 11 (0.91%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.50%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.41%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.41%) Mule
16 4 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 60 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.91%) MS Office
3 9 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.17%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.25%) Summit
4 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.083%) HFM
5 1 (0.083%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.083%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (1.98%) SaaS
5 17 (1.40%) PaaS
6 16 (1.32%) GitHub
7 11 (0.91%) IaaS
8 9 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.083%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.95%) Internet
2 34 (2.81%) HTTP
3 25 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.82%) Broadband
5 13 (1.07%) Wireless
6 8 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.58%) LDAP
8 6 (0.50%) GPRS
8 6 (0.50%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.41%) DNS
10 4 (0.33%) LAN
10 4 (0.33%) Network Security
11 3 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.25%) 4G
11 3 (0.25%) 3G
12 2 (0.17%) WAN
12 2 (0.17%) ATM
12 2 (0.17%) DHCP
12 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.17%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 118 (9.74%) MySQL
3 112 (9.25%) Relational Database
4 91 (7.51%) Big Data
5 82 (6.77%) MongoDB
6 64 (5.28%) NoSQL
7 55 (4.54%) RDBMS
8 53 (4.38%) Redis
9 33 (2.73%) Hadoop
10 31 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (1.32%) OLTP
15 16 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (1.24%) RavenDB
17 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 124 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.52%) Selenium
3 63 (5.20%) Maven
4 62 (5.12%) Subversion
5 52 (4.29%) Eclipse
6 51 (4.21%) JIRA
7 47 (3.88%) NUnit
7 47 (3.88%) Jenkins
8 42 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (3.14%) WebDriver
10 37 (3.06%) JUnit
11 33 (2.73%) Visual Studio
12 29 (2.39%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.90%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.57%) Jasmine
14 19 (1.57%) Ant
15 17 (1.40%) Bugzilla
15 17 (1.40%) NetBeans
15 17 (1.40%) JBehave
15 17 (1.40%) PhpStorm
General
1 218 (18.00%) Finance
2 76 (6.28%) Retail
3 66 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.96%) Games
5 36 (2.97%) Banking
6 27 (2.23%) Electronics
7 23 (1.90%) Law
8 21 (1.73%) Marketing
9 14 (1.16%) Advertising
10 13 (1.07%) Front Office
11 12 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.99%) Publishing
12 11 (0.91%) Military
13 9 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.58%) Legal
15 5 (0.41%) Automotive
16 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (26.92%) .NET
2 235 (19.41%) HTML
3 202 (16.68%) CSS
4 166 (13.71%) ASP.NET
5 162 (13.38%) jQuery
6 153 (12.63%) Web Services
7 147 (12.14%) Spring
8 143 (11.81%) XML
9 113 (9.33%) J2EE
10 111 (9.17%) HTML5
11 96 (7.93%) JSON
12 93 (7.68%) REST
13 87 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 85 (7.02%) Hibernate
15 76 (6.28%) WCF
15 76 (6.28%) AngularJS
16 75 (6.19%) SOAP
17 72 (5.95%) Ajax
18 71 (5.86%) .NET Framework
19 63 (5.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 176 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 118 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (9.74%) Algorithms
3 99 (8.18%) Open Source
4 66 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 65 (5.37%) Mathematics
6 52 (4.29%) Physics
7 43 (3.55%) Mobile App
8 36 (2.97%) Visualisation
9 32 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (2.64%) User Experience
10 24 (1.98%) Social Media
11 23 (1.90%) Blog
12 22 (1.82%) Derivative
13 20 (1.65%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.65%) W3C
13 20 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
14 18 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (1.16%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 233 (19.24%) Linux
2 154 (12.72%) Windows
3 138 (11.40%) UNIX
4 59 (4.87%) Android
5 43 (3.55%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.40%) Solaris
7 14 (1.16%) CentOS
8 12 (0.99%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.17%) Tizen
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.17%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1029 (84.97%) Software Engineering
2 541 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (21.30%) MVC
4 249 (20.56%) OO
5 240 (19.82%) TDD
6 225 (18.58%) Scrum
7 113 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 109 (9.00%) Multithreading
9 100 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (8.18%) BDD
11 96 (7.93%) OOP
12 94 (7.76%) Analytics
13 80 (6.61%) OOD
14 76 (6.28%) Unit Testing
15 56 (4.62%) DevOps
16 55 (4.54%) Mentoring
17 48 (3.96%) Data Modelling
17 48 (3.96%) Web Development
18 45 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
19 44 (3.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 522 (43.10%) Java
2 389 (32.12%) C#
3 333 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 323 (26.67%) C++
5 320 (26.42%) SQL
6 204 (16.85%) Python
7 164 (13.54%) C
8 115 (9.50%) PHP
9 102 (8.42%) Ruby
10 59 (4.87%) Scala
11 45 (3.72%) Objective-C
12 41 (3.39%) MATLAB
13 38 (3.14%) Perl
14 35 (2.89%) R
15 28 (2.31%) T-SQL
16 26 (2.15%) VB.NET
17 24 (1.98%) VB
17 24 (1.98%) Clojure
18 21 (1.73%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 232 (19.16%) Degree
2 56 (4.62%) PhD
3 42 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.99%) ISEB
6 12 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.083%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (11.40%) QA
2 15 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.07%) Varnish
4 11 (0.91%) Firmware
5 9 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.66%) Docker
7 6 (0.50%) vSphere
8 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (1.16%) Ansible
2 12 (0.99%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.74%) Puppet
5 5 (0.41%) OPNET
6 3 (0.25%) Mesos
7 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.17%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.17%) MOM
8 1 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.083%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 123 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.75%) Oracle
3 32 (2.64%) Google
4 27 (2.23%) VMware
5 21 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.40%) IBM
7 15 (1.24%) Sybase
8 13 (1.07%) Facebook
9 10 (0.83%) Zend
9 10 (0.83%) Informatica
9 10 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 8 (0.66%) HP
10 8 (0.66%) Cisco
10 8 (0.66%) SAP
10 8 (0.66%) Tableau
11 7 (0.58%) Apple
12 6 (0.50%) Twitter
12 6 (0.50%) Renesas
13 5 (0.41%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.41%) StreamBase
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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