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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 200 223 205
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 710 653 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.46% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.52% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 581 531 741
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
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
40299 42829 47251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.83% 95.78% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34947 36056 39118
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
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 6 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 6 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 +63 127 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Ealing - 24 £67,500 -
Surbiton +13 19 £37,500 +7.14%
Uxbridge +5 8 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Chessington -1 8 £32,250 -11.03%
Hounslow +2 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Canary Wharf +13 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Greenford - 5 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 4 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Orpington - 4 £41,000 -
Paddington - 4 £70,000 -
Croydon +1 3 £42,500 +17.24%
Westminster - 3 £85,000 -
Hammersmith -7 2 £55,000 - 1
Mayfair - 2 £120,000 -
New Malden - 2 £57,000 -
Bermondsey - 2 £55,000 -
Clapham - 2 £47,500 -
Brentford +5 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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 1358 (97.21%) Software Engineering
2 683 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 636 (45.53%) Java
4 520 (37.22%) TDD
5 440 (31.50%) JavaScript
6 421 (30.14%) C#
7 394 (28.20%) SQL
8 380 (27.20%) C++
9 375 (26.84%) HTML
10 357 (25.55%) Degree
11 329 (23.55%) Computer Science
11 329 (23.55%) OO
12 322 (23.05%) Python
13 321 (22.98%) .NET
14 315 (22.55%) Finance
15 289 (20.69%) Scrum
15 289 (20.69%) CSS
16 247 (17.68%) Linux
17 233 (16.68%) Continuous Integration
18 220 (15.75%) HTML5
19 218 (15.60%) BDD
20 216 (15.46%) SQL Server
21 214 (15.32%) Web Services
22 205 (14.67%) MVC
23 202 (14.46%) AngularJS
24 184 (13.17%) jQuery
25 163 (11.67%) Windows
26 162 (11.60%) Unix
27 160 (11.45%) C
28 152 (10.88%) Git (software)

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
1 141 (10.09%) Node.js
2 49 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 36 (2.58%) Apache
5 25 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 25 (1.79%) JBoss
6 18 (1.29%) IIS
7 13 (0.93%) nginx
8 12 (0.86%) Mule
9 10 (0.72%) Confluence
10 9 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.57%) Apache Pig
11 8 (0.57%) CMS
11 8 (0.57%) Jetty
12 7 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.29%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 20 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.29%) MS Office
3 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.072%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.072%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.86%) SaaS
4 34 (2.43%) GitHub
5 21 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.50%) Google App Engine
7 7 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.43%) Route 53
9 5 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.36%) Heroku
9 5 (0.36%) PaaS
10 3 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.80%) TCP/IP
2 40 (2.86%) Internet
3 35 (2.51%) HTTP
4 33 (2.36%) Network Security
5 20 (1.43%) AMQP
6 18 (1.29%) MQTT
7 10 (0.72%) LDAP
7 10 (0.72%) SNMP
8 9 (0.64%) RFID
9 8 (0.57%) Multicast
10 7 (0.50%) ATM
11 6 (0.43%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.43%) Intranet
12 5 (0.36%) Extranet
12 5 (0.36%) Firewall
12 5 (0.36%) SSL
12 5 (0.36%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.29%) DVB
13 4 (0.29%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 149 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 129 (9.23%) Big Data
4 119 (8.52%) MySQL
5 89 (6.37%) Hadoop
6 71 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 69 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (4.87%) Relational Database
9 52 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (3.36%) Redis
11 23 (1.65%) Apache Hive
12 22 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.22%) Data Mining
16 14 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
17 13 (0.93%) Couchbase
17 13 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.86%) Event Store
18 12 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 152 (10.88%) Git (software)
2 115 (8.23%) Jenkins
3 91 (6.51%) Maven
4 80 (5.73%) JUnit
5 54 (3.87%) Subversion
6 53 (3.79%) Selenium
7 48 (3.44%) SpecFlow
8 45 (3.22%) JIRA
9 41 (2.93%) TeamCity
10 34 (2.43%) Visual Studio
11 31 (2.22%) Mockito
12 29 (2.08%) Mercurial
13 22 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (1.50%) Cucumber
14 21 (1.50%) gulp
14 21 (1.50%) jMock
15 20 (1.43%) Vagrant
16 16 (1.15%) Ant
16 16 (1.15%) MSBuild
16 16 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 315 (22.55%) Finance
2 63 (4.51%) Banking
2 63 (4.51%) Front Office
3 49 (3.51%) Games
3 49 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.93%) Marketing
5 39 (2.79%) Retail
6 33 (2.36%) Advertising
7 26 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.50%) Electronics
9 20 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.15%) Aerospace
11 14 (1.00%) Law
11 14 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.79%) Publishing
13 10 (0.72%) Legal
14 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.21%) French Language
16 2 (0.14%) Back Office
17 1 (0.072%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (26.84%) HTML
2 321 (22.98%) .NET
3 289 (20.69%) CSS
4 220 (15.75%) HTML5
5 214 (15.32%) Web Services
6 202 (14.46%) AngularJS
7 184 (13.17%) jQuery
8 146 (10.45%) Spring
9 134 (9.59%) CSS3
10 130 (9.31%) ASP.NET
11 120 (8.59%) WCF
12 105 (7.52%) WPF
13 95 (6.80%) J2EE
14 78 (5.58%) XML
15 77 (5.51%) REST
16 72 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
17 70 (5.01%) Hibernate
18 67 (4.80%) JMS
19 62 (4.44%) React
20 61 (4.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 329 (23.55%) Computer Science
2 103 (7.37%) Hedge funds
3 97 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 87 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (4.94%) Mobile App
6 68 (4.87%) Algorithms
7 50 (3.58%) Physics
8 48 (3.44%) Visualisation
9 44 (3.15%) Fintech
10 43 (3.08%) Data Structures
11 37 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (2.29%) BYOD
13 28 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
13 28 (2.00%) User Experience
14 27 (1.93%) Blockchain
15 23 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (1.50%) Derivative
17 19 (1.36%) Equities
18 18 (1.29%) Bitcoin
19 17 (1.22%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 247 (17.68%) Linux
2 163 (11.67%) Windows
3 162 (11.60%) Unix
4 95 (6.80%) Android
5 75 (5.37%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 24 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
8 15 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.79%) Solaris
10 10 (0.72%) FreeBSD
11 9 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.21%) CentOS
12 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) Debian
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.072%) MeeGo
14 1 (0.072%) webOS
14 1 (0.072%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1358 (97.21%) Software Engineering
2 683 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 520 (37.22%) TDD
4 329 (23.55%) OO
5 289 (20.69%) Scrum
6 233 (16.68%) Continuous Integration
7 218 (15.60%) BDD
8 205 (14.67%) MVC
9 152 (10.88%) Open Source
10 112 (8.02%) OOP
11 108 (7.73%) E-Commerce
12 100 (7.16%) DevOps
13 99 (7.09%) Unit Testing
14 98 (7.02%) Multithreading
15 96 (6.87%) SOLID
16 86 (6.16%) Kanban
17 85 (6.08%) Web Development
18 84 (6.01%) SDLC
19 75 (5.37%) OOD
20 73 (5.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 636 (45.53%) Java
2 440 (31.50%) JavaScript
3 421 (30.14%) C#
4 394 (28.20%) SQL
5 380 (27.20%) C++
6 322 (23.05%) Python
7 160 (11.45%) C
8 131 (9.38%) Scala
9 114 (8.16%) PHP
10 86 (6.16%) Ruby
11 79 (5.65%) Objective-C
12 65 (4.65%) Clojure
13 58 (4.15%) Go
14 45 (3.22%) T-SQL
15 38 (2.72%) Haskell
16 33 (2.36%) Erlang
17 30 (2.15%) F#
18 29 (2.08%) PL/SQL
19 26 (1.86%) VB.NET
20 25 (1.79%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 357 (25.55%) Degree
2 38 (2.72%) PhD
3 34 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.36%) CCNA
6 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.36%) CISSP
6 5 (0.36%) GIAC
6 5 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
6 5 (0.36%) MCSE
6 5 (0.36%) SANS
6 5 (0.36%) SSCP
7 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.21%) HND
8 3 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.072%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.37%) QA
2 7 (0.50%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.50%) SDET
3 4 (0.29%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 3 (0.21%) MISRA
4 3 (0.21%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (2.79%) Docker
2 16 (1.15%) Firmware
3 14 (1.00%) Varnish
4 13 (0.93%) HDFS
5 12 (0.86%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.072%) KVM
7 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.072%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (5.08%) Puppet
2 52 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (2.29%) WMI
4 21 (1.50%) Ansible
5 8 (0.57%) Terraform
6 7 (0.50%) Oozie
7 6 (0.43%) logstash
7 6 (0.43%) Mesos
8 5 (0.36%) Kibana
8 5 (0.36%) Salt
9 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.14%) Graphite
11 1 (0.072%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.072%) Nagios
11 1 (0.072%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.072%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 141 (10.09%) Oracle
2 103 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 34 (2.43%) Apple
4 30 (2.15%) Google
5 20 (1.43%) Sybase
6 19 (1.36%) Zend
7 16 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 15 (1.07%) Perforce
9 11 (0.79%) Telerik
10 10 (0.72%) Wall Street Systems
11 9 (0.64%) Facebook
12 8 (0.57%) SAP
12 8 (0.57%) Tableau
12 8 (0.57%) Twitter
13 7 (0.50%) FactSet
14 5 (0.36%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.36%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.36%) Talend
15 4 (0.29%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 100k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Great Incentives
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent company benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Winter Court Consulting Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum +bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + equity
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANDigital
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Up to £65K (neg) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share options * Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum bonus (10%+), Health, Pension,shares
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago