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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 218 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 555 882 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.34% 2.09% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 2.22% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 441 784 791
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -27 126 £50,500 -8.18% 17
Kingston Upon Thames -5 7 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Uxbridge - 7 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 7 £50,000 -
Hounslow -18 5 £46,500 +3.33%
New Malden -2 3 £52,500 -
Orpington - 3 £40,000 -
Chiswick -4 2 £49,000 +22.50%
Canary Wharf +24 1 £70,000 -36.36%
Bromley +22 1 £40,000 +10.34%
Ealing +5 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Croydon -13 1 £22,000 -57.07%
Surbiton -16 1 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Greenford - 1 - - 1
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 945 (85.75%) Software Engineering
2 482 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (43.56%) Java
4 346 (31.40%) C#
5 327 (29.67%) C++
6 306 (27.77%) SQL
7 279 (25.32%) JavaScript
8 269 (24.41%) .NET
9 243 (22.05%) TDD
10 234 (21.23%) OO
11 223 (20.24%) HTML
12 221 (20.05%) Degree
13 220 (19.96%) MVC
14 212 (19.24%) Linux
15 193 (17.51%) Finance
16 190 (17.24%) Scrum
17 184 (16.70%) CSS
18 170 (15.43%) SQL Server
19 169 (15.34%) Computer Science
20 166 (15.06%) Python
21 156 (14.16%) Web Services
22 147 (13.34%) ASP.NET
23 144 (13.07%) XML
24 138 (12.52%) Windows
25 136 (12.34%) UNIX
26 117 (10.62%) QA
26 117 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
26 117 (10.62%) Algorithms
27 112 (10.16%) Oracle
27 112 (10.16%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 70 (6.35%) Node.js
2 48 (4.36%) CMS
3 34 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (2.99%) IIS
5 30 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.27%) Apache
7 20 (1.81%) Drupal
8 19 (1.72%) WordPress
9 13 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.09%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.73%) JBoss
13 7 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.64%) nginx
14 6 (0.54%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.54%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.45%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.45%) Mule
Applications
1 40 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.54%) MS Office
4 2 (0.18%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (0.18%) Maya
4 2 (0.18%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.091%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.27%) Summit
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.54%) PaaS
4 17 (1.54%) GitHub
5 15 (1.36%) SaaS
6 7 (0.64%) IaaS
7 6 (0.54%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.45%) Internet
2 28 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.81%) HTTP
4 19 (1.72%) Broadband
5 9 (0.82%) Wireless
6 7 (0.64%) GPRS
6 7 (0.64%) LDAP
7 5 (0.45%) 3G
7 5 (0.45%) 4G
8 4 (0.36%) Network Security
8 4 (0.36%) DNS
8 4 (0.36%) LAN
9 3 (0.27%) DVB
10 2 (0.18%) LTE
10 2 (0.18%) SCTP
10 2 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.18%) Firewall
10 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.18%) CTI
10 2 (0.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 104 (9.44%) MySQL
3 88 (7.99%) Relational Database
4 76 (6.90%) Big Data
5 63 (5.72%) MongoDB
6 56 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 37 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 36 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 36 (3.27%) Redis
9 24 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.81%) OLTP
11 20 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.45%) RavenDB
13 16 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 100 (9.07%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.35%) Selenium
3 56 (5.08%) Subversion
4 55 (4.99%) Maven
5 52 (4.72%) Jenkins
6 50 (4.54%) JIRA
7 47 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 39 (3.54%) WebDriver
9 35 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (2.90%) JUnit
11 31 (2.81%) NUnit
12 25 (2.27%) Cucumber
12 25 (2.27%) Visual Studio
13 19 (1.72%) NetBeans
13 19 (1.72%) Ant
13 19 (1.72%) PhpStorm
14 15 (1.36%) Bugzilla
14 15 (1.36%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.27%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.27%) JBehave
General
1 193 (17.51%) Finance
2 60 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 56 (5.08%) Games
4 45 (4.08%) Retail
5 30 (2.72%) Electronics
6 26 (2.36%) Banking
7 25 (2.27%) Front Office
8 24 (2.18%) Marketing
8 24 (2.18%) Publishing
9 21 (1.91%) Aerospace
9 21 (1.91%) Law
10 14 (1.27%) Advertising
11 12 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.91%) Automotive
13 6 (0.54%) Legal
13 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.45%) French Language
15 4 (0.36%) German Language
15 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (24.41%) .NET
2 223 (20.24%) HTML
3 184 (16.70%) CSS
4 156 (14.16%) Web Services
5 147 (13.34%) ASP.NET
6 144 (13.07%) XML
7 112 (10.16%) HTML5
8 110 (9.98%) jQuery
9 98 (8.89%) Spring
10 97 (8.80%) REST
11 90 (8.17%) J2EE
12 83 (7.53%) JSON
13 80 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 80 (7.26%) WCF
14 69 (6.26%) SOAP
15 64 (5.81%) .NET Framework
16 63 (5.72%) Ajax
17 59 (5.35%) AngularJS
18 56 (5.08%) STL
19 51 (4.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 169 (15.34%) Computer Science
2 117 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (10.62%) Algorithms
3 97 (8.80%) Open Source
4 76 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 72 (6.53%) Data Structures
6 63 (5.72%) Physics
7 36 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (2.54%) User Experience
9 28 (2.54%) Equities
10 25 (2.27%) Derivative
11 22 (2.00%) Visualisation
11 22 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
11 22 (2.00%) W3C
12 17 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
12 17 (1.54%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.45%) Blog
14 14 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 212 (19.24%) Linux
2 138 (12.52%) Windows
3 136 (12.34%) UNIX
4 47 (4.26%) Android
5 36 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.27%) Solaris
7 12 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.82%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.64%) CentOS
11 6 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.36%) AIX
13 3 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.091%) VMS
15 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.091%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.091%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 945 (85.75%) Software Engineering
2 482 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (22.05%) TDD
4 234 (21.23%) OO
5 220 (19.96%) MVC
6 190 (17.24%) Scrum
7 112 (10.16%) Multithreading
8 106 (9.62%) BDD
9 101 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (9.07%) OOP
10 100 (9.07%) E-Commerce
11 68 (6.17%) Analytics
12 65 (5.90%) OOD
13 61 (5.54%) Unit Testing
14 57 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 51 (4.63%) SOA
16 45 (4.08%) MVVM
17 41 (3.72%) CRM
17 41 (3.72%) Test Automation
18 37 (3.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 480 (43.56%) Java
2 346 (31.40%) C#
3 327 (29.67%) C++
4 306 (27.77%) SQL
5 279 (25.32%) JavaScript
6 166 (15.06%) Python
7 110 (9.98%) PHP
8 104 (9.44%) C
9 81 (7.35%) Scala
10 63 (5.72%) Ruby
11 49 (4.45%) Objective-C
12 39 (3.54%) Bash Shell
13 30 (2.72%) MATLAB
14 26 (2.36%) PL/SQL
14 26 (2.36%) R
15 23 (2.09%) Clojure
16 22 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 22 (2.00%) T-SQL
17 21 (1.91%) Golang
18 19 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 221 (20.05%) Degree
2 49 (4.45%) PhD
3 29 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.73%) ISEB
7 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.45%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.27%) MCSD
10 2 (0.18%) MCPD
11 1 (0.091%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (10.62%) QA
2 11 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.73%) Varnish
3 8 (0.73%) Firmware
4 6 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.18%) vCloud
6 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.091%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.54%) Puppet
2 9 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.64%) Ansible
3 7 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.27%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.18%) Oozie
6 1 (0.091%) MOM
Vendors
1 112 (10.16%) Oracle
2 95 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.54%) Google
4 15 (1.36%) Sybase
4 15 (1.36%) VMware
4 15 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (1.36%) Facebook
5 11 (1.00%) Informatica
6 10 (0.91%) SAP
7 9 (0.82%) Sitecore
8 8 (0.73%) IBM
9 7 (0.64%) Adobe
9 7 (0.64%) HP
9 7 (0.64%) Apple
9 7 (0.64%) Zend
9 7 (0.64%) Twitter
10 6 (0.54%) Renesas
10 6 (0.54%) Citrix
10 6 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.54%) Cisco
London
Esum
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £29,000 to £35,0000
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits In-house recording studio, free fo
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City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-55,000 + Bens
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Central London / West End
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Salary: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum plus company benefits
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London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Options
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
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