The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 172 212 260
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 692 675 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.96% 1.55% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.62% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 581 551 410
Median salary £56,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
33833 41773 43214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.90% 96.19% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28787 35551 36717
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 75 £56,250 -19.64% 23
Hammersmith +23 9 £50,000 -41.17%
Docklands, London - 9 £48,000 -
Chessington -10 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Hounslow - 4 £56,250 -
Uxbridge +5 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Greenwich - 3 £35,000 -
Hayes - 3 £45,000 -
West Drayton - 2 - -
Feltham +6 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Croydon +3 1 £43,500 -20.90% 2
Bromley - 1 £60,000 -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £85,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1390 (98.51%) Software Engineering
2 720 (51.03%) Java
3 719 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
4 508 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 401 (28.42%) SQL
6 400 (28.35%) Python
7 369 (26.15%) C#
8 347 (24.59%) TDD
9 336 (23.81%) C++
10 321 (22.75%) Linux
11 320 (22.68%) HTML
12 291 (20.62%) Degree
13 289 (20.48%) Finance
14 262 (18.57%) Computer Science
15 253 (17.93%) .NET
16 239 (16.94%) CSS
17 235 (16.65%) OO
17 235 (16.65%) Node.js
18 231 (16.37%) Microservices
19 210 (14.88%) AngularJS
20 207 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
21 206 (14.60%) BDD
22 205 (14.53%) Scala
23 202 (14.32%) Git (software)
24 177 (12.54%) Scrum
25 176 (12.47%) REST
26 172 (12.19%) MVC
27 170 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
28 164 (11.62%) C
29 163 (11.55%) Web Services

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 97 (6.87%) Elasticsearch
2 93 (6.59%) Apache Spark
3 54 (3.83%) Apache
4 46 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.70%) JBoss
6 18 (1.28%) Confluence
7 16 (1.13%) nginx
8 15 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.99%) IIS
9 14 (0.99%) Jetty
9 14 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.57%) CMS
12 7 (0.50%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.50%) WordPress
13 6 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.28%) NServiceBus
15 4 (0.28%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.21%) Documentum
Applications
1 33 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.50%) HipChat
3 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (0.50%) Summit
2 6 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.21%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 170 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (4.89%) GitHub
4 28 (1.98%) PaaS
5 25 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (1.56%) SaaS
7 16 (1.13%) iTunes
8 14 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (0.85%) IaaS
10 11 (0.78%) CloudFront
11 10 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
13 5 (0.35%) AWS OpsWorks
13 5 (0.35%) Google Play
14 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.83%) TCP/IP
2 36 (2.55%) HTTP
3 34 (2.41%) Internet
4 18 (1.28%) Ethernet
5 11 (0.78%) RS-232
5 11 (0.78%) RS-485
6 6 (0.43%) Firewall
7 5 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.28%) Network Security
8 4 (0.28%) SSL
9 3 (0.21%) Multicast
10 2 (0.14%) DNS
10 2 (0.14%) DVB
10 2 (0.14%) FTP
10 2 (0.14%) SNMP
11 1 (0.071%) AMQP
11 1 (0.071%) LDAP
11 1 (0.071%) SSH
11 1 (0.071%) Wireless
11 1 (0.071%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.84%) MySQL
2 150 (10.63%) Big Data
3 147 (10.42%) NoSQL
4 122 (8.65%) MongoDB
5 121 (8.58%) SQL Server
6 83 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 81 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
8 79 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 74 (5.24%) Relational Database
10 66 (4.68%) Redis
11 27 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.49%) Oracle Database
13 19 (1.35%) Couchbase
14 16 (1.13%) Neo4j
15 14 (0.99%) Apache Hive
15 14 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (0.92%) Triplestore
17 12 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 202 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 132 (9.36%) Jenkins
3 62 (4.39%) Maven
4 41 (2.91%) JUnit
5 38 (2.69%) TeamCity
6 34 (2.41%) Gradle
7 29 (2.06%) Selenium
8 28 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (1.84%) Grunt
10 25 (1.77%) JIRA
11 22 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (1.49%) gulp
12 21 (1.49%) Visual Studio
13 19 (1.35%) Jasmine
14 18 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.28%) Travis CI
15 16 (1.13%) Mocha
15 16 (1.13%) Mockito
15 16 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (1.13%) Subversion
General
1 289 (20.48%) Finance
2 103 (7.30%) Games
3 80 (5.67%) Banking
4 74 (5.24%) Retail
5 55 (3.90%) Marketing
6 36 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.91%) Legal
9 21 (1.49%) Prime Brokerage
10 20 (1.42%) Publishing
11 19 (1.35%) Front Office
12 18 (1.28%) Electronics
12 18 (1.28%) Music Industry
13 17 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.06%) Advertising
15 12 (0.85%) Back Office
16 11 (0.78%) Law
17 10 (0.71%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.50%) Military
18 7 (0.50%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (22.68%) HTML
2 253 (17.93%) .NET
3 239 (16.94%) CSS
4 235 (16.65%) Node.js
5 210 (14.88%) AngularJS
6 176 (12.47%) REST
7 163 (11.55%) Web Services
8 155 (10.99%) Spring
9 153 (10.84%) HTML5
10 119 (8.43%) ASP.NET
11 108 (7.65%) RESTful
12 107 (7.58%) React
13 81 (5.74%) XML
14 75 (5.32%) jQuery
15 63 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 62 (4.39%) J2EE
17 59 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 58 (4.11%) Hibernate
19 57 (4.04%) CSS3
20 52 (3.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 262 (18.57%) Computer Science
2 108 (7.65%) Fintech
3 89 (6.31%) Algorithms
4 60 (4.25%) Mathematics
4 60 (4.25%) User Experience
5 58 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (3.83%) Data Structures
7 53 (3.76%) Physics
8 36 (2.55%) Mobile App
9 29 (2.06%) Hedge funds
10 28 (1.98%) Artificial Intelligence
11 24 (1.70%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.56%) Blockchain
13 20 (1.42%) Visualisation
14 18 (1.28%) Linked Data
15 16 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.06%) Blog
16 15 (1.06%) N-Tier
16 15 (1.06%) Public Cloud
17 14 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 321 (22.75%) Linux
2 141 (9.99%) Unix
3 103 (7.30%) Windows
4 41 (2.91%) Android
5 24 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.21%) CentOS
9 3 (0.21%) Solaris
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.14%) AIX
10 2 (0.14%) Fedora
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.071%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1390 (98.51%) Software Engineering
2 719 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
3 347 (24.59%) TDD
4 235 (16.65%) OO
5 231 (16.37%) Microservices
6 207 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 206 (14.60%) BDD
8 177 (12.54%) Scrum
9 172 (12.19%) MVC
10 158 (11.20%) Analytics
11 147 (10.42%) DevOps
12 141 (9.99%) Open Source
13 120 (8.50%) OOP
14 98 (6.95%) E-Commerce
14 98 (6.95%) SDLC
15 90 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
16 84 (5.95%) Functional Programming
17 83 (5.88%) Kanban
18 77 (5.46%) Unit Testing
19 72 (5.10%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 720 (51.03%) Java
2 508 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 401 (28.42%) SQL
4 400 (28.35%) Python
5 369 (26.15%) C#
6 336 (23.81%) C++
7 205 (14.53%) Scala
8 164 (11.62%) C
9 143 (10.13%) Ruby
10 118 (8.36%) PHP
11 91 (6.45%) Go
12 50 (3.54%) PL/SQL
13 48 (3.40%) TypeScript
14 47 (3.33%) Perl
15 44 (3.12%) Bash Shell
15 44 (3.12%) T-SQL
16 36 (2.55%) Clojure
17 32 (2.27%) Shell Script
18 30 (2.13%) Erlang
19 28 (1.98%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 291 (20.62%) Degree
2 45 (3.19%) PhD
3 38 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.06%) BC Cleared
5 14 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.21%) MCSD
8 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.21%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.81%) QA
2 16 (1.13%) GCP
3 14 (0.99%) SDET
4 4 (0.28%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 4 (0.28%) MISRA
4 4 (0.28%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.28%) SLA
5 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) JTAG
6 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (7.30%) Docker
2 16 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.71%) Firmware
5 8 (0.57%) HDFS
6 7 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.071%) KVM
10 1 (0.071%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (4.04%) Puppet
2 41 (2.91%) Ansible
3 33 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.35%) Grafana
6 13 (0.92%) Kibana
7 12 (0.85%) Mesos
8 8 (0.57%) rkt
9 7 (0.50%) StatsD
10 6 (0.43%) logstash
10 6 (0.43%) Nagios
10 6 (0.43%) Opsview
10 6 (0.43%) Riemann
11 4 (0.28%) Icinga
12 3 (0.21%) Graphite
12 3 (0.21%) Rancher
12 3 (0.21%) Terraform
12 3 (0.21%) WMI
13 2 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 110 (7.80%) Oracle
2 68 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 52 (3.69%) Google
4 34 (2.41%) Atlassian
5 23 (1.63%) Splunk
6 20 (1.42%) Zend
7 14 (0.99%) IBM
7 14 (0.99%) PayPal
8 11 (0.78%) ILOG
9 9 (0.64%) Apple
9 9 (0.64%) Facebook
9 9 (0.64%) Fiorano
9 9 (0.64%) Talend
9 9 (0.64%) WSO2
10 8 (0.57%) MuleSoft
10 8 (0.57%) VMware
11 7 (0.50%) Calypso
11 7 (0.50%) Murex
11 7 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.50%) Temenos
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Free food, Pension, BUPA...
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Wiser Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £60,000 + a very favourable package!
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Michael Page International
Salary: £70000 - £750000 per annum + Unique Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus (10%) + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £5,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 75k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable
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London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + BONUS + GOOD BENS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Flexible Salary + Excellent Bonus's
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago