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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 203 172 173
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 679 888 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.52% 1.81% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.93% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 549 798 641
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,105 £35,000 £33,250
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
41825 45977 42442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.60% 93.83% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35281 38040 35854
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 £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +29 128 £55,000 -8.33% 24
Chessington +3 21 £36,250 +11.53%
Hammersmith - 14 £55,000 - 1
Uxbridge +2 8 £32,500 -15.58%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 5 £35,000 +3.70%
Surbiton +1 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Canary Wharf +4 1 £57,500 -47.72%
Croydon -24 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Feltham - 1 £48,500 - 2
Isleworth - 1 £20,500 -
Brentford - 1 £37,500 -
Ruislip - 1 £27,500 -
Ealing - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1046 (84.83%) Software Engineering
2 560 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
3 538 (43.63%) Java
4 390 (31.63%) C#
5 346 (28.06%) JavaScript
6 335 (27.17%) .NET
7 332 (26.93%) SQL
8 315 (25.55%) C++
9 264 (21.41%) Degree
10 263 (21.33%) MVC
11 258 (20.92%) HTML
12 239 (19.38%) OO
13 233 (18.90%) Linux
14 232 (18.82%) Scrum
15 228 (18.49%) TDD
16 217 (17.60%) CSS
16 217 (17.60%) Python
17 210 (17.03%) Finance
18 196 (15.90%) SQL Server
19 195 (15.82%) C
20 189 (15.33%) Computer Science
21 178 (14.44%) jQuery
22 173 (14.03%) ASP.NET
23 160 (12.98%) Spring
24 148 (12.00%) XML
25 143 (11.60%) Windows
26 139 (11.27%) Web Services
27 137 (11.11%) QA
28 134 (10.87%) E-Commerce
29 133 (10.79%) UNIX

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 84 (6.81%) Node.js
2 55 (4.46%) IIS
3 49 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (3.00%) Apache
5 36 (2.92%) CMS
6 35 (2.84%) Tomcat
7 28 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 23 (1.87%) JBoss
8 23 (1.87%) Apache Solr
9 22 (1.78%) WebSphere
10 18 (1.46%) Apache Spark
11 14 (1.14%) Drupal
12 13 (1.05%) WordPress
12 13 (1.05%) nginx
13 12 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.41%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 68 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.97%) MS Office
3 9 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.081%) Summit
5 1 (0.081%) HFM
5 1 (0.081%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.081%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 96 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.35%) SaaS
4 23 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.05%) GitHub
7 12 (0.97%) PaaS
8 10 (0.81%) IaaS
9 8 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.081%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.081%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.081%) Heroku
13 1 (0.081%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.081%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.081%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.68%) Internet
2 49 (3.97%) HTTP
3 25 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.54%) Broadband
5 15 (1.22%) Wireless
6 8 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.57%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.57%) GPRS
7 7 (0.57%) LDAP
8 6 (0.49%) DNS
9 4 (0.32%) DHCP
9 4 (0.32%) ATM
9 4 (0.32%) Network Security
10 3 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.24%) Firewall
10 3 (0.24%) WAN
10 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.16%) LAN
11 2 (0.16%) DVB
11 2 (0.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 125 (10.14%) MySQL
3 115 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 97 (7.87%) Big Data
5 91 (7.38%) MongoDB
6 61 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 56 (4.54%) RDBMS
8 51 (4.14%) Redis
9 43 (3.49%) Hadoop
10 35 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.22%) RavenDB
17 14 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (1.14%) OLTP
18 11 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 129 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 90 (7.30%) Selenium
3 73 (5.92%) Maven
4 62 (5.03%) JIRA
4 62 (5.03%) Eclipse
5 53 (4.30%) JUnit
6 52 (4.22%) Jenkins
7 51 (4.14%) WebDriver
8 50 (4.06%) Subversion
9 49 (3.97%) NUnit
10 45 (3.65%) Cucumber
11 43 (3.49%) Visual Studio
11 43 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (2.35%) TestNG
13 28 (2.27%) Ant
13 28 (2.27%) JBehave
14 26 (2.11%) SpecFlow
15 18 (1.46%) Jasmine
15 18 (1.46%) Xcode
16 15 (1.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 210 (17.03%) Finance
2 99 (8.03%) Retail
3 65 (5.27%) Telecoms
4 54 (4.38%) Games
5 39 (3.16%) Banking
6 29 (2.35%) Electronics
7 22 (1.78%) Marketing
8 19 (1.54%) Law
9 17 (1.38%) Military
10 15 (1.22%) Advertising
11 10 (0.81%) Publishing
11 10 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.73%) Front Office
12 9 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.65%) Automotive
14 7 (0.57%) Legal
15 6 (0.49%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (27.17%) .NET
2 258 (20.92%) HTML
3 217 (17.60%) CSS
4 178 (14.44%) jQuery
5 173 (14.03%) ASP.NET
6 160 (12.98%) Spring
7 148 (12.00%) XML
8 139 (11.27%) Web Services
9 119 (9.65%) J2EE
10 104 (8.43%) HTML5
11 99 (8.03%) REST
12 95 (7.70%) JSON
13 91 (7.38%) Hibernate
13 91 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 78 (6.33%) WCF
15 77 (6.24%) AngularJS
15 77 (6.24%) SOAP
16 68 (5.52%) Ajax
17 67 (5.43%) .NET Framework
18 62 (5.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 189 (15.33%) Computer Science
2 123 (9.98%) Algorithms
3 115 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (8.76%) Open Source
5 82 (6.65%) Data Structures
6 73 (5.92%) Mathematics
7 52 (4.22%) Physics
8 46 (3.73%) Mobile App
9 35 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (2.76%) User Experience
10 34 (2.76%) Visualisation
11 30 (2.43%) Social Media
12 28 (2.27%) Blog
13 25 (2.03%) 3D Graphics
13 25 (2.03%) Derivative
14 24 (1.95%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.54%) Hedge funds
16 17 (1.38%) iPad
17 16 (1.30%) W3C
18 15 (1.22%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 233 (18.90%) Linux
2 143 (11.60%) Windows
3 133 (10.79%) UNIX
4 62 (5.03%) Android
5 52 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.46%) Solaris
7 14 (1.14%) CentOS
8 13 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.89%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.16%) VMS
14 2 (0.16%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1046 (84.83%) Software Engineering
2 560 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (21.33%) MVC
4 239 (19.38%) OO
5 232 (18.82%) Scrum
6 228 (18.49%) TDD
7 134 (10.87%) E-Commerce
8 102 (8.27%) Multithreading
9 97 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (7.54%) Analytics
11 91 (7.38%) OOP
12 90 (7.30%) BDD
13 84 (6.81%) OOD
14 75 (6.08%) Unit Testing
15 64 (5.19%) DevOps
16 59 (4.79%) Mentoring
17 54 (4.38%) Web Development
18 46 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
19 45 (3.65%) Data Modelling
20 43 (3.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 538 (43.63%) Java
2 390 (31.63%) C#
3 346 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 332 (26.93%) SQL
5 315 (25.55%) C++
6 217 (17.60%) Python
7 195 (15.82%) C
8 103 (8.35%) PHP
9 102 (8.27%) Ruby
10 69 (5.60%) Scala
11 45 (3.65%) Objective-C
12 42 (3.41%) Perl
13 34 (2.76%) MATLAB
14 32 (2.60%) R
15 29 (2.35%) T-SQL
16 28 (2.27%) VB.NET
17 24 (1.95%) VB
17 24 (1.95%) Shell Script
18 23 (1.87%) Clojure
19 21 (1.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 264 (21.41%) Degree
2 55 (4.46%) PhD
3 49 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.30%) ISEB
6 13 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.081%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (11.11%) QA
2 15 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.16%) WCAG
4 1 (0.081%) SLA
4 1 (0.081%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.14%) Varnish
4 10 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.81%) Firmware
5 9 (0.73%) Docker
6 7 (0.57%) vSphere
7 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.24%) vCloud
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (1.38%) Ansible
2 13 (1.05%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.89%) Puppet
4 5 (0.41%) OPNET
5 3 (0.24%) Mesos
6 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.16%) MOM
7 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.081%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 129 (10.46%) Microsoft
2 101 (8.19%) Oracle
3 37 (3.00%) Google
4 30 (2.43%) VMware
5 21 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (1.62%) IBM
7 12 (0.97%) Zend
8 10 (0.81%) TIBCO
8 10 (0.81%) Sybase
8 10 (0.81%) Facebook
9 8 (0.65%) SAP
10 7 (0.57%) Cisco
10 7 (0.57%) HP
10 7 (0.57%) Apple
10 7 (0.57%) Tableau
11 6 (0.49%) Renesas
11 6 (0.49%) Informatica
12 5 (0.41%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.41%) StreamBase
13 4 (0.32%) hybris
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