The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 168 168 177
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 892 759 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.80% 1.67% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.78% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 797 636 725
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46423 42735 52633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.75% 93.92% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38303 36072 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Engineer
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -68 132 £60,000 +20.00% 22
Croydon - 44 £52,500 - 2
Hounslow +5 28 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Surbiton - 8 £31,500 -
Chessington - 7 £32,500 - 1
Teddington +16 6 £43,750 +16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £32,500 - 1
Mayfair - 5 £105,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 £38,500 - 1
Bromley - 3 £37,500 -
Greenford - 2 £42,500 - 2
Twickenham -3 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf -9 1 £110,000 +22.22%
Southwark - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £70,000 -
Harrow - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1563 (87.71%) Software Engineering
2 765 (42.93%) Java
3 687 (38.55%) C#
4 637 (35.75%) C++
5 543 (30.47%) Degree
6 532 (29.85%) SQL
7 486 (27.27%) .NET
8 471 (26.43%) Finance
9 440 (24.69%) Computer Science
10 409 (22.95%) OO
11 384 (21.55%) JavaScript
11 384 (21.55%) TDD
12 372 (20.88%) Linux
13 364 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
14 350 (19.64%) HTML
15 324 (18.18%) Windows
16 310 (17.40%) SQL Server
17 292 (16.39%) UNIX
18 284 (15.94%) CSS
18 284 (15.94%) Python
19 278 (15.60%) Web Services
20 256 (14.37%) Multithreading
21 246 (13.80%) C
22 243 (13.64%) MVC
23 241 (13.52%) Oracle
24 239 (13.41%) ASP.NET
25 228 (12.79%) Microsoft
25 228 (12.79%) Scrum
26 204 (11.45%) XML
27 190 (10.66%) HTML5

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 87 (4.88%) IIS
2 65 (3.65%) CMS
3 64 (3.59%) Apache
4 46 (2.58%) Apache Solr
5 33 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 32 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.52%) Umbraco
7 27 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 22 (1.23%) Node.js
8 22 (1.23%) Joomla!
9 18 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
11 12 (0.67%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
13 10 (0.56%) MQSeries
13 10 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
13 10 (0.56%) nginx
14 8 (0.45%) Jetty
14 8 (0.45%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.39%) uWSGI
Applications
1 95 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.62%) MS Office
3 8 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (0.17%) Maya
5 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.056%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
2 11 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.62%) SunGard AvantGard
3 5 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.22%) Magento
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.07%) SaaS
5 14 (0.79%) GitHub
6 7 (0.39%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.34%) Force.com
8 3 (0.17%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.11%) IaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Heroku
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.056%) Office 365
10 1 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.60%) Internet
2 50 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 43 (2.41%) HTTP
4 18 (1.01%) Wireless
5 14 (0.79%) ATM
6 13 (0.73%) Broadband
7 10 (0.56%) VoIP
8 9 (0.51%) DNS
9 8 (0.45%) GSM
9 8 (0.45%) Intranet
10 7 (0.39%) LTE
10 7 (0.39%) UMTS
10 7 (0.39%) SNMP
11 6 (0.34%) 3GPP
11 6 (0.34%) CDMA
11 6 (0.34%) GPRS
11 6 (0.34%) HSPA
12 5 (0.28%) DHCP
12 5 (0.28%) SAN
12 5 (0.28%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (17.40%) SQL Server
2 177 (9.93%) Big Data
3 157 (8.81%) MySQL
4 122 (6.85%) Hadoop
5 96 (5.39%) Relational Database
6 77 (4.32%) NoSQL
7 75 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 59 (3.31%) RDBMS
8 59 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 54 (3.03%) OLTP
10 53 (2.97%) MongoDB
10 53 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 49 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 49 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (1.63%) Oracle Database
15 25 (1.40%) Redis
16 22 (1.23%) MarkLogic
17 18 (1.01%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 124 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 93 (5.22%) Subversion
3 80 (4.49%) Visual Studio
4 72 (4.04%) Selenium
5 68 (3.82%) NUnit
6 61 (3.42%) Maven
7 54 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (2.58%) JUnit
9 45 (2.53%) JIRA
10 43 (2.41%) Jenkins
11 28 (1.57%) Mercurial
12 25 (1.40%) Ant
13 23 (1.29%) Hudson
14 19 (1.07%) Cucumber
15 16 (0.90%) SpecFlow
15 16 (0.90%) Eclipse
16 14 (0.79%) Behat
16 14 (0.79%) WebDriver
17 13 (0.73%) Bugzilla
18 11 (0.62%) Calabash
General
1 471 (26.43%) Finance
2 139 (7.80%) Games
3 101 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 83 (4.66%) Banking
5 54 (3.03%) Retail
6 53 (2.97%) Publishing
7 40 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 38 (2.13%) Marketing
9 27 (1.52%) Advertising
9 27 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.46%) Electronics
11 23 (1.29%) Front Office
12 11 (0.62%) Automotive
12 11 (0.62%) Law
13 8 (0.45%) German Language
14 6 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.28%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.28%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (27.27%) .NET
2 350 (19.64%) HTML
3 284 (15.94%) CSS
4 278 (15.60%) Web Services
5 239 (13.41%) ASP.NET
6 204 (11.45%) XML
7 190 (10.66%) HTML5
8 167 (9.37%) Spring
9 164 (9.20%) WCF
10 152 (8.53%) jQuery
11 150 (8.42%) STL
12 147 (8.25%) .NET Framework
13 108 (6.06%) WPF
14 103 (5.78%) REST
15 91 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 91 (5.11%) Ajax
15 91 (5.11%) J2EE
16 85 (4.77%) Hibernate
17 71 (3.98%) SOAP
18 64 (3.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 440 (24.69%) Computer Science
2 168 (9.43%) Mathematics
3 97 (5.44%) Open Source
4 94 (5.27%) Hedge funds
5 50 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 40 (2.24%) iPad
8 39 (2.19%) Social Media
9 37 (2.08%) Digital Media
10 36 (2.02%) Physics
11 34 (1.91%) Statistics
12 31 (1.74%) Derivative
13 30 (1.68%) Blackberry
14 28 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 26 (1.46%) BBC
16 25 (1.40%) Equities
16 25 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
17 23 (1.29%) 3D Graphics
17 23 (1.29%) Device Driver
18 22 (1.23%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 372 (20.88%) Linux
2 324 (18.18%) Windows
3 292 (16.39%) UNIX
4 134 (7.52%) Android
5 96 (5.39%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 23 (1.29%) Solaris
8 16 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.45%) AIX
10 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (0.34%) Scientific Linux
13 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.28%) HPUX
14 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.17%) CentOS
15 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.17%) Tizen
16 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1563 (87.71%) Software Engineering
2 409 (22.95%) OO
3 384 (21.55%) TDD
4 364 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
5 256 (14.37%) Multithreading
6 243 (13.64%) MVC
7 228 (12.79%) Scrum
8 124 (6.96%) BDD
9 112 (6.29%) Unit Testing
10 104 (5.84%) OOP
11 103 (5.78%) OOD
12 100 (5.61%) Low Latency
13 98 (5.50%) E-Commerce
14 90 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
15 83 (4.66%) Analytics
16 74 (4.15%) Web Development
17 68 (3.82%) SOA
18 66 (3.70%) Automated Testing
19 57 (3.20%) Algorithmic Trading
20 56 (3.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 765 (42.93%) Java
2 687 (38.55%) C#
3 637 (35.75%) C++
4 532 (29.85%) SQL
5 384 (21.55%) JavaScript
6 284 (15.94%) Python
7 246 (13.80%) C
8 150 (8.42%) Ruby
9 140 (7.86%) Scala
10 134 (7.52%) PHP
11 78 (4.38%) F#
12 71 (3.98%) Perl
13 65 (3.65%) T-SQL
14 51 (2.86%) PL/SQL
15 43 (2.41%) VBA
16 38 (2.13%) Clojure
17 36 (2.02%) Shell Script
18 35 (1.96%) Objective-C
19 33 (1.85%) Erlang
20 31 (1.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 543 (30.47%) Degree
2 52 (2.92%) PhD
3 20 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.62%) CSSLP
6 11 (0.62%) CISSP
7 8 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 8 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.34%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.34%) ISEB
9 5 (0.28%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.22%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.71%) QA
2 39 (2.19%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.22%) TickIT
4 1 (0.056%) HL7
4 1 (0.056%) DICOM
4 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 14 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.39%) vSphere
3 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
4 4 (0.22%) Varnish
4 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.17%) Kamailio
5 3 (0.17%) NFS
5 3 (0.17%) Postfix
5 3 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
5 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.056%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (1.80%) Puppet
2 17 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.73%) Nagios
3 13 (0.73%) ZABBIX
4 11 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.45%) Ansible
6 7 (0.39%) WMI
7 5 (0.28%) Zenoss
7 5 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.22%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.056%) Nessus
9 1 (0.056%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 241 (13.52%) Oracle
2 228 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 89 (4.99%) Google
4 63 (3.54%) Facebook
5 49 (2.75%) TIBCO
6 30 (1.68%) Zend
7 28 (1.57%) Sybase
8 27 (1.52%) Sitecore
9 26 (1.46%) StreamBase
9 26 (1.46%) Metastorm
10 25 (1.40%) JBoss
11 24 (1.35%) Ektron
12 21 (1.18%) Adobe
12 21 (1.18%) SAP
13 18 (1.01%) Perforce
14 15 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.79%) Intel
15 14 (0.79%) Twitter
16 13 (0.73%) Business Objects
16 13 (0.73%) IBM
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Release Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + fantastic package!
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arqiva
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits incl performance bonus, p
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus (up to 100%) & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago