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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 196 184 180
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 677 854 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.58% 1.74% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.85% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 538 767 612
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 29 May 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 May 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 +28 98 £47,500 -24.00% 19
Chessington +1 21 £35,000 +7.69%
Hammersmith - 10 £52,500 -
Uxbridge +1 9 £32,500 +1.56%
Hounslow -2 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Croydon -17 4 £36,250 -30.95% 2
Feltham - 2 £48,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Harrow +2 1 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £30,000 -42.85%
Ruislip - 1 £27,500 -
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £57,500 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1102 (85.89%) Software Engineering
2 591 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
3 561 (43.73%) Java
4 411 (32.03%) C#
5 361 (28.14%) .NET
6 355 (27.67%) JavaScript
7 336 (26.19%) SQL
8 325 (25.33%) C++
9 321 (25.02%) Degree
10 287 (22.37%) MVC
11 267 (20.81%) HTML
12 254 (19.80%) TDD
13 253 (19.72%) Scrum
14 248 (19.33%) OO
15 245 (19.10%) Linux
16 228 (17.77%) CSS
17 225 (17.54%) Computer Science
18 224 (17.46%) C
19 218 (16.99%) SQL Server
20 215 (16.76%) Python
21 203 (15.82%) Finance
22 199 (15.51%) ASP.NET
23 184 (14.34%) jQuery
24 168 (13.09%) Spring
25 157 (12.24%) XML
26 146 (11.38%) Microsoft
27 144 (11.22%) E-Commerce
27 144 (11.22%) Windows
28 142 (11.07%) QA
29 137 (10.68%) Web Services

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 90 (7.01%) Node.js
2 56 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
3 50 (3.90%) IIS
4 39 (3.04%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.88%) Apache
6 28 (2.18%) Apache Solr
6 28 (2.18%) CMS
7 27 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 25 (1.95%) WebSphere
9 24 (1.87%) Apache Spark
9 24 (1.87%) JBoss
10 11 (0.86%) nginx
11 10 (0.78%) Drupal
11 10 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.70%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.62%) WordPress
14 6 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.47%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.39%) Commerce Server
15 5 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 85 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.17%) MS Office
3 9 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.078%) HFM
4 1 (0.078%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.078%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 108 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.03%) SaaS
4 16 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.17%) GitHub
6 8 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.55%) PaaS
7 7 (0.55%) IaaS
8 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.23%) Heroku
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.078%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.078%) Office 365
11 1 (0.078%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.30%) Internet
2 53 (4.13%) HTTP
3 22 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.17%) Broadband
5 11 (0.86%) Wireless
6 7 (0.55%) GPRS
6 7 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.47%) DNS
7 6 (0.47%) ATM
7 6 (0.47%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.31%) DHCP
8 4 (0.31%) LAN
9 3 (0.23%) LDAP
9 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.23%) MPLS
9 3 (0.23%) VPLS
9 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.23%) Network Security
10 2 (0.16%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.51%) MySQL
3 116 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 115 (8.96%) MongoDB
5 106 (8.26%) Big Data
6 65 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 56 (4.36%) RDBMS
8 53 (4.13%) Hadoop
9 52 (4.05%) Redis
10 31 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (1.64%) RavenDB
17 20 (1.56%) Apache Hive
18 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database
19 14 (1.09%) Impala
Development Applications
1 125 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 97 (7.56%) Selenium
3 77 (6.00%) Maven
4 66 (5.14%) Jenkins
5 65 (5.07%) JIRA
6 60 (4.68%) JUnit
6 60 (4.68%) WebDriver
7 59 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 56 (4.36%) Eclipse
9 52 (4.05%) Cucumber
10 47 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 44 (3.43%) NUnit
12 43 (3.35%) Subversion
13 38 (2.96%) Ant
14 36 (2.81%) TestNG
15 32 (2.49%) JBehave
16 23 (1.79%) SpecFlow
17 16 (1.25%) Jasmine
17 16 (1.25%) SoapUI
18 15 (1.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 203 (15.82%) Finance
2 124 (9.66%) Retail
3 63 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 53 (4.13%) Games
5 43 (3.35%) Banking
6 30 (2.34%) Electronics
7 25 (1.95%) Military
8 24 (1.87%) Marketing
9 22 (1.71%) Publishing
10 15 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.94%) Advertising
12 10 (0.78%) Front Office
12 10 (0.78%) Law
13 8 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.62%) Legal
13 8 (0.62%) Automotive
14 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.39%) Back Office
16 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (28.14%) .NET
2 267 (20.81%) HTML
3 228 (17.77%) CSS
4 199 (15.51%) ASP.NET
5 184 (14.34%) jQuery
6 168 (13.09%) Spring
7 157 (12.24%) XML
8 137 (10.68%) Web Services
9 121 (9.43%) J2EE
10 119 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 106 (8.26%) REST
12 97 (7.56%) Hibernate
13 95 (7.40%) JSON
14 90 (7.01%) HTML5
15 89 (6.94%) WCF
16 83 (6.47%) AngularJS
17 82 (6.39%) SOAP
18 71 (5.53%) .NET Framework
19 62 (4.83%) RESTful
20 57 (4.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 225 (17.54%) Computer Science
2 122 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (9.43%) Algorithms
4 90 (7.01%) Data Structures
5 81 (6.31%) Mathematics
6 60 (4.68%) Mobile App
7 48 (3.74%) Physics
8 39 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
9 38 (2.96%) Visualisation
10 33 (2.57%) User Experience
11 31 (2.42%) Blog
11 31 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
12 25 (1.95%) Derivative
12 25 (1.95%) Social Media
13 22 (1.71%) Hedge funds
14 21 (1.64%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.64%) CUDA
15 19 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
16 16 (1.25%) iPad
16 16 (1.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 245 (19.10%) Linux
2 144 (11.22%) Windows
3 124 (9.66%) UNIX
4 57 (4.44%) Android
5 46 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.33%) Solaris
7 15 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.94%) CentOS
9 12 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.16%) Tizen
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1102 (85.89%) Software Engineering
2 591 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (22.37%) MVC
4 254 (19.80%) TDD
5 253 (19.72%) Scrum
6 248 (19.33%) OO
7 144 (11.22%) E-Commerce
8 114 (8.89%) BDD
9 111 (8.65%) Open Source
10 108 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
11 104 (8.11%) Multithreading
12 96 (7.48%) SDLC
13 92 (7.17%) OOP
13 92 (7.17%) OOD
14 85 (6.63%) Analytics
15 83 (6.47%) DevOps
15 83 (6.47%) Unit Testing
16 70 (5.46%) Mentoring
17 56 (4.36%) Web Development
18 45 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 561 (43.73%) Java
2 411 (32.03%) C#
3 355 (27.67%) JavaScript
4 336 (26.19%) SQL
5 325 (25.33%) C++
6 224 (17.46%) C
7 215 (16.76%) Python
8 97 (7.56%) PHP
9 89 (6.94%) Ruby
10 77 (6.00%) Scala
11 42 (3.27%) Perl
12 37 (2.88%) Objective-C
13 35 (2.73%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.18%) MATLAB
15 27 (2.10%) R
16 26 (2.03%) VB.NET
17 25 (1.95%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.87%) VB
19 20 (1.56%) Embedded C
20 18 (1.40%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 321 (25.02%) Degree
2 48 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.66%) PhD
4 33 (2.57%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.40%) ISEB
6 13 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.078%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.078%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (11.07%) QA
2 13 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.23%) EMIR
3 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.16%) WCAG
5 1 (0.078%) SLA
5 1 (0.078%) JTAG
System Software
1 34 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.94%) Varnish
5 10 (0.78%) Firmware
6 9 (0.70%) Docker
7 8 (0.62%) vSphere
8 7 (0.55%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.23%) vCloud
10 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (1.79%) Puppet
2 22 (1.71%) Ansible
3 17 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.86%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.55%) Nagios
6 6 (0.47%) OPNET
7 3 (0.23%) Mesos
8 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.078%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 146 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.34%) Oracle
3 41 (3.20%) VMware
4 37 (2.88%) Google
5 23 (1.79%) IBM
6 15 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.09%) Zend
8 11 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 9 (0.70%) SaltStack
10 7 (0.55%) Cisco
10 7 (0.55%) Splunk
10 7 (0.55%) StreamBase
10 7 (0.55%) Facebook
11 6 (0.47%) Renesas
11 6 (0.47%) hybris
11 6 (0.47%) ATG
12 5 (0.39%) Sybase
12 5 (0.39%) SAP
12 5 (0.39%) Apple
13 4 (0.31%) Demandware
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