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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 200 212 206
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 689 649 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.70% 1.49% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.56% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 565 521 721
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,750 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
38680 41680 46825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.76% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33569 35176 39123
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +95 130 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Ealing - 24 £67,500 -
Surbiton +15 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Uxbridge +6 10 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Hounslow +4 8 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Canary Wharf +14 7 £55,000 -4.34%
Croydon -1 7 £42,500 +21.42%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 3 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Chessington -4 3 £32,000 -8.57%
Greenford - 3 £50,000 -
Hayes - 3 £50,000 -
Hammersmith -2 2 £52,500 -
Mayfair - 2 £120,000 -
Orpington - 2 £41,000 -
Westminster - 2 £85,000 -
Paddington - 2 £70,000 -
Brentford +6 1 £52,500 -22.22%
Harrow +6 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £42,500 -
Bermondsey - 1 £55,000 -
Clapham - 1 £47,500 -
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1385 (97.33%) Software Engineering
2 719 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
3 651 (45.75%) Java
4 501 (35.21%) TDD
5 442 (31.06%) JavaScript
6 428 (30.08%) C#
7 394 (27.69%) SQL
8 379 (26.63%) HTML
9 376 (26.42%) C++
10 357 (25.09%) Degree
11 328 (23.05%) .NET
12 325 (22.84%) OO
12 325 (22.84%) Computer Science
13 311 (21.86%) Finance
14 308 (21.64%) Python
15 285 (20.03%) CSS
15 285 (20.03%) Scrum
16 260 (18.27%) Linux
17 236 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
18 227 (15.95%) HTML5
19 215 (15.11%) Web Services
20 214 (15.04%) SQL Server
21 211 (14.83%) AngularJS
22 208 (14.62%) BDD
23 201 (14.13%) MVC
24 174 (12.23%) jQuery
25 165 (11.60%) Open Source
25 165 (11.60%) Windows
26 160 (11.24%) Unix
26 160 (11.24%) C

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
1 146 (10.26%) Node.js
2 52 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (2.95%) Tomcat
4 38 (2.67%) Apache
5 25 (1.76%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.62%) JBoss
7 20 (1.41%) IIS
8 16 (1.12%) Confluence
9 13 (0.91%) Mule
9 13 (0.91%) nginx
10 8 (0.56%) CMS
10 8 (0.56%) Jetty
11 7 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.49%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.28%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 24 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.070%) MS Office
4 1 (0.070%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.070%) MS Project
4 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.21%) assyst
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.070%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 107 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.46%) SaaS
4 34 (2.39%) GitHub
5 23 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.49%) Google App Engine
6 7 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (0.42%) Route 53
8 5 (0.35%) Heroku
8 5 (0.35%) PaaS
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.36%) TCP/IP
2 38 (2.67%) HTTP
3 32 (2.25%) Network Security
4 31 (2.18%) Internet
5 16 (1.12%) AMQP
6 14 (0.98%) MQTT
7 11 (0.77%) Multicast
8 10 (0.70%) LDAP
8 10 (0.70%) SNMP
9 7 (0.49%) ATM
9 7 (0.49%) RFID
10 6 (0.42%) Intranet
11 5 (0.35%) Extranet
11 5 (0.35%) FTP
11 5 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.28%) DVB
12 4 (0.28%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.28%) SSL
12 4 (0.28%) VLAN
13 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 142 (9.98%) NoSQL
3 123 (8.64%) Big Data
4 107 (7.52%) MySQL
5 83 (5.83%) Hadoop
6 70 (4.92%) MongoDB
7 65 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (4.43%) Relational Database
9 50 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 36 (2.53%) Redis
11 23 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.26%) Apache Hive
13 18 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.19%) Data Mining
15 13 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (0.91%) Event Store
15 13 (0.91%) GIS
15 13 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.84%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 153 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 110 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 85 (5.97%) Maven
4 73 (5.13%) JUnit
5 57 (4.01%) Subversion
6 49 (3.44%) JIRA
7 45 (3.16%) SpecFlow
8 40 (2.81%) Visual Studio
9 39 (2.74%) Selenium
10 37 (2.60%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.83%) Mercurial
11 26 (1.83%) Mockito
12 22 (1.55%) Vagrant
13 20 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.26%) jMock
15 17 (1.19%) gulp
16 16 (1.12%) Cucumber
17 15 (1.05%) MSBuild
18 14 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (0.91%) Jasmine
General
1 311 (21.86%) Finance
2 65 (4.57%) Front Office
3 61 (4.29%) Banking
4 53 (3.72%) Games
5 46 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.88%) Retail
7 37 (2.60%) Marketing
8 31 (2.18%) Advertising
9 23 (1.62%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.48%) Electronics
11 18 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.19%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.98%) Law
13 14 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.98%) Publishing
14 10 (0.70%) Legal
15 8 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.28%) Back Office
17 3 (0.21%) French Language
18 1 (0.070%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (26.63%) HTML
2 328 (23.05%) .NET
3 285 (20.03%) CSS
4 227 (15.95%) HTML5
5 215 (15.11%) Web Services
6 211 (14.83%) AngularJS
7 174 (12.23%) jQuery
8 142 (9.98%) Spring
9 133 (9.35%) ASP.NET
10 129 (9.07%) CSS3
11 117 (8.22%) WCF
12 108 (7.59%) WPF
13 100 (7.03%) J2EE
14 76 (5.34%) XML
15 75 (5.27%) Hibernate
16 74 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 67 (4.71%) React
18 66 (4.64%) JMS
19 65 (4.57%) RESTful
20 64 (4.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 325 (22.84%) Computer Science
2 111 (7.80%) Hedge funds
3 93 (6.54%) Mathematics
4 85 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (5.48%) Mobile App
6 70 (4.92%) Algorithms
7 46 (3.23%) Physics
8 45 (3.16%) Visualisation
9 42 (2.95%) Fintech
10 41 (2.88%) Data Structures
11 32 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (2.18%) BYOD
13 28 (1.97%) Blockchain
13 28 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
13 28 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (1.83%) Derivative
15 24 (1.69%) User Experience
16 18 (1.26%) Bitcoin
16 18 (1.26%) Equities
17 17 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 260 (18.27%) Linux
2 165 (11.60%) Windows
3 160 (11.24%) Unix
4 95 (6.68%) Android
5 70 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
7 24 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 15 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (0.70%) FreeBSD
10 10 (0.70%) Solaris
11 3 (0.21%) CentOS
11 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.14%) AIX
12 2 (0.14%) Debian
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.070%) Fedora
13 1 (0.070%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1385 (97.33%) Software Engineering
2 719 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (35.21%) TDD
4 325 (22.84%) OO
5 285 (20.03%) Scrum
6 236 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
7 208 (14.62%) BDD
8 201 (14.13%) MVC
9 165 (11.60%) Open Source
10 118 (8.29%) DevOps
11 110 (7.73%) OOP
12 105 (7.38%) E-Commerce
13 96 (6.75%) Multithreading
14 94 (6.61%) SOLID
15 91 (6.39%) Unit Testing
16 89 (6.25%) Kanban
17 87 (6.11%) Web Development
18 86 (6.04%) SDLC
19 80 (5.62%) Analytics
20 75 (5.27%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 651 (45.75%) Java
2 442 (31.06%) JavaScript
3 428 (30.08%) C#
4 394 (27.69%) SQL
5 376 (26.42%) C++
6 308 (21.64%) Python
7 160 (11.24%) C
8 145 (10.19%) Scala
9 105 (7.38%) PHP
10 95 (6.68%) Ruby
11 72 (5.06%) Objective-C
12 70 (4.92%) Clojure
13 58 (4.08%) Go
14 54 (3.79%) T-SQL
15 41 (2.88%) Haskell
16 35 (2.46%) Erlang
17 34 (2.39%) PL/SQL
18 30 (2.11%) F#
19 29 (2.04%) VB.NET
20 26 (1.83%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 357 (25.09%) Degree
2 45 (3.16%) PhD
3 35 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.21%) HND
6 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.070%) CCNA
7 1 (0.070%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.070%) CISSP
7 1 (0.070%) GIAC
7 1 (0.070%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.070%) MCSE
7 1 (0.070%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.070%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.070%) SANS
7 1 (0.070%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.55%) QA
2 7 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.42%) SDET
4 5 (0.35%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 5 (0.35%) MISRA
4 5 (0.35%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.28%) SLA
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (2.81%) Docker
2 17 (1.19%) Firmware
3 13 (0.91%) HDFS
4 12 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.84%) Varnish
5 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.070%) KVM
6 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (4.85%) Puppet
2 51 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.18%) WMI
4 17 (1.19%) Ansible
5 11 (0.77%) Terraform
6 8 (0.56%) Oozie
7 6 (0.42%) Graphite
7 6 (0.42%) logstash
7 6 (0.42%) Mesos
8 5 (0.35%) Kibana
8 5 (0.35%) Salt
9 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.070%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.070%) Nagios
10 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.070%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (9.28%) Oracle
2 104 (7.31%) Microsoft
3 34 (2.39%) Apple
4 33 (2.32%) Google
5 20 (1.41%) TIBCO
6 17 (1.19%) Zend
7 16 (1.12%) Sybase
8 15 (1.05%) Perforce
9 10 (0.70%) Wall Street Systems
10 9 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.63%) Twitter
11 8 (0.56%) SAP
11 8 (0.56%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.56%) Telerik
12 7 (0.49%) Facebook
12 7 (0.49%) Tableau
13 5 (0.35%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.28%) Akamai
14 4 (0.28%) Cloudera
14 4 (0.28%) FactSet
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Contract: £450-£550
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary, plus an attracti
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 100k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talendrone.com
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + strong benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + Bonus + Equity + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25-30K per annum, plus Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+More!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £38000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Wenham Carter
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Extensive Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago