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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 206 206 183
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 667 713 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.47% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.58% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 542 635 599
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £82,500
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
41387 45218 41435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.48% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35090 38008 34671
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +23 100 £57,500 - 18
Ealing -8 18 £57,500 +9.52%
Hounslow +3 10 £53,750 +2.38%
Chessington +3 8 - -
Uxbridge +4 5 £30,000 -6.25% 2
Croydon -16 5 £35,000 -33.33%
Isleworth - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 £28,750 -47.72%
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Paddington - 2 £52,500 -
Wembley +3 1 £47,500 -
Harrow -2 1 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Surbiton -10 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -
Feltham - 1 £48,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £28,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £69,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1181 (87.74%) Software Engineering
2 646 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
3 561 (41.68%) Java
4 451 (33.51%) C#
5 395 (29.35%) .NET
6 383 (28.45%) C++
7 382 (28.38%) SQL
8 345 (25.63%) JavaScript
9 321 (23.85%) TDD
10 320 (23.77%) Degree
11 290 (21.55%) MVC
12 273 (20.28%) Scrum
13 261 (19.39%) HTML
14 255 (18.95%) Linux
15 253 (18.80%) Computer Science
16 248 (18.42%) C
17 240 (17.83%) Python
18 237 (17.61%) OO
19 230 (17.09%) ASP.NET
20 228 (16.94%) CSS
21 227 (16.86%) SQL Server
22 215 (15.97%) Finance
23 179 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
24 174 (12.93%) jQuery
25 163 (12.11%) BDD
26 162 (12.04%) Windows
27 159 (11.81%) Web Services
27 159 (11.81%) Microsoft
28 158 (11.74%) Spring
29 151 (11.22%) QA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 82 (6.09%) Node.js
2 68 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (2.82%) Apache
3 38 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 38 (2.82%) IIS
4 34 (2.53%) Apache Solr
5 29 (2.15%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.71%) CMS
7 21 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.56%) JBoss
8 11 (0.82%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.74%) nginx
10 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.37%) Commerce Server
12 5 (0.37%) Drupal
12 5 (0.37%) Mule
13 4 (0.30%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 82 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.11%) MS Office
3 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.074%) HFM
4 1 (0.074%) RMDS
4 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.074%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.074%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.074%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 128 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (1.71%) SaaS
5 21 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.34%) GitHub
7 15 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.37%) IaaS
8 5 (0.37%) PaaS
8 5 (0.37%) Heroku
8 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.074%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.074%) Office 365
10 1 (0.074%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.94%) Internet
2 68 (5.05%) HTTP
3 35 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.49%) ATM
5 17 (1.26%) Network Security
6 12 (0.89%) Broadband
7 11 (0.82%) Wireless
8 7 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.45%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.22%) LAN
10 3 (0.22%) DNS
10 3 (0.22%) DHCP
10 3 (0.22%) Firewall
10 3 (0.22%) VPLS
10 3 (0.22%) 3G
10 3 (0.22%) CTI
10 3 (0.22%) MPLS
10 3 (0.22%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.15%) RTP
11 2 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 121 (8.99%) MongoDB
3 113 (8.40%) Big Data
4 111 (8.25%) MySQL
5 100 (7.43%) Relational Database
6 81 (6.02%) NoSQL
7 65 (4.83%) Hadoop
8 56 (4.16%) RDBMS
9 47 (3.49%) Redis
10 39 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (2.38%) Apache Hive
12 26 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.86%) Impala
14 23 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (1.71%) RavenDB
15 22 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (1.34%) DB2
18 17 (1.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 122 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 107 (7.95%) Selenium
3 91 (6.76%) JUnit
4 87 (6.46%) Maven
5 77 (5.72%) WebDriver
6 76 (5.65%) JIRA
7 75 (5.57%) Visual Studio
8 71 (5.27%) Jenkins
9 61 (4.53%) Eclipse
9 61 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 59 (4.38%) Cucumber
11 54 (4.01%) Subversion
12 52 (3.86%) TestNG
13 45 (3.34%) Ant
14 44 (3.27%) NUnit
14 44 (3.27%) JBehave
15 33 (2.45%) SpecFlow
16 21 (1.56%) SoapUI
17 20 (1.49%) MSBuild
18 15 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 215 (15.97%) Finance
2 108 (8.02%) Retail
3 61 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 54 (4.01%) Games
4 54 (4.01%) Banking
5 30 (2.23%) Marketing
6 26 (1.93%) Military
6 26 (1.93%) Electronics
7 25 (1.86%) Publishing
8 24 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.63%) Front Office
9 22 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.89%) Back Office
11 11 (0.82%) Legal
12 6 (0.45%) Automotive
13 5 (0.37%) Law
13 5 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.30%) Advertising
15 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (29.35%) .NET
2 261 (19.39%) HTML
3 230 (17.09%) ASP.NET
4 228 (16.94%) CSS
5 174 (12.93%) jQuery
6 159 (11.81%) Web Services
7 158 (11.74%) Spring
8 146 (10.85%) XML
9 142 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 130 (9.66%) WCF
11 121 (8.99%) REST
12 95 (7.06%) J2EE
13 89 (6.61%) AngularJS
14 85 (6.32%) Hibernate
15 77 (5.72%) .NET Framework
16 75 (5.57%) JSON
17 71 (5.27%) HTML5
18 68 (5.05%) WPF
19 65 (4.83%) RESTful
20 64 (4.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 253 (18.80%) Computer Science
2 125 (9.29%) Algorithms
3 116 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 89 (6.61%) Data Structures
6 72 (5.35%) Mobile App
7 64 (4.75%) Visualisation
8 48 (3.57%) Blog
9 47 (3.49%) Physics
10 41 (3.05%) 3D Graphics
11 38 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (2.60%) Derivative
13 31 (2.30%) Hedge funds
13 31 (2.30%) User Experience
14 30 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
14 30 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
15 27 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 23 (1.71%) CUDA
17 22 (1.63%) Equities
18 21 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 255 (18.95%) Linux
2 162 (12.04%) Windows
3 124 (9.21%) UNIX
4 81 (6.02%) Android
5 61 (4.53%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.67%) Solaris
10 8 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.52%) CentOS
11 7 (0.52%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.22%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.15%) Symbian OS
16 2 (0.15%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 1181 (87.74%) Software Engineering
2 646 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (23.85%) TDD
4 290 (21.55%) MVC
5 273 (20.28%) Scrum
6 237 (17.61%) OO
7 179 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
8 163 (12.11%) BDD
9 142 (10.55%) E-Commerce
10 122 (9.06%) Open Source
11 106 (7.88%) Multithreading
12 104 (7.73%) SDLC
13 103 (7.65%) DevOps
14 91 (6.76%) Mentoring
15 90 (6.69%) Unit Testing
15 90 (6.69%) OOD
16 88 (6.54%) OOP
17 70 (5.20%) Analytics
18 58 (4.31%) Web Development
19 56 (4.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 561 (41.68%) Java
2 451 (33.51%) C#
3 383 (28.45%) C++
4 382 (28.38%) SQL
5 345 (25.63%) JavaScript
6 248 (18.42%) C
7 240 (17.83%) Python
8 106 (7.88%) Ruby
9 74 (5.50%) Scala
10 70 (5.20%) PHP
11 51 (3.79%) T-SQL
12 50 (3.71%) Perl
13 41 (3.05%) Objective-C
14 32 (2.38%) PowerShell
15 30 (2.23%) Shell Script
16 26 (1.93%) VBA
17 25 (1.86%) Spark SQL
18 22 (1.63%) Bash Shell
18 22 (1.63%) MATLAB
19 19 (1.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 320 (23.77%) Degree
2 44 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.19%) PhD
4 34 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.11%) ISEB
5 15 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.22%) OCP
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.074%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.074%) MCTS
10 1 (0.074%) MCITP
10 1 (0.074%) MCSD
10 1 (0.074%) HND
10 1 (0.074%) MCSE
10 1 (0.074%) MCSA
10 1 (0.074%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (11.22%) QA
2 14 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (0.82%) EMIR
4 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) WCAG
6 1 (0.074%) SLA
6 1 (0.074%) JTAG
System Software
1 35 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.56%) Docker
4 15 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.74%) Varnish
6 8 (0.59%) vSphere
6 8 (0.59%) Firmware
6 8 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.22%) vCloud
8 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (2.38%) Puppet
2 29 (2.15%) Ansible
3 22 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.19%) WMI
5 12 (0.89%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.59%) OPNET
7 7 (0.52%) Nagios
8 5 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.30%) SCCM
9 4 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.30%) Mesos
10 3 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.074%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.074%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.074%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.074%) MOM
Vendors
1 159 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 129 (9.58%) Oracle
3 52 (3.86%) Google
4 42 (3.12%) VMware
5 20 (1.49%) IBM
6 19 (1.41%) TIBCO
7 18 (1.34%) Apple
8 14 (1.04%) SaltStack
9 12 (0.89%) Zend
10 11 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.82%) StreamBase
11 9 (0.67%) Sybase
12 7 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.52%) Splunk
13 6 (0.45%) hybris
13 6 (0.45%) Cisco
13 6 (0.45%) ATG
14 5 (0.37%) Demandware
15 4 (0.30%) Tableau
15 4 (0.30%) Xamarin
South West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Nintex
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-45k + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: Yesterday
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits on top
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago