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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 170 214 275
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 730 655 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.91% 1.50% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.57% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 625 541 413
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
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
36628 41767 43904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.77% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31751 35548 36537
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 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +70 103 £55,000 -21.42% 17
Chessington 0 8 £45,000 - 2
Canary Wharf - 8 £72,500 -
Uxbridge +8 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Hammersmith - 7 £50,000 -
Ealing +7 4 £72,500 +20.83%
Docklands, London - 4 £48,500 -
Hounslow +8 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Greenford - 2 £33,750 -
Feltham +4 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Wimbledon -11 1 £70,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £100,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1366 (97.71%) Software Engineering
2 768 (54.94%) Agile Software Development
3 709 (50.72%) Java
4 453 (32.40%) JavaScript
5 424 (30.33%) C#
6 409 (29.26%) TDD
7 406 (29.04%) SQL
8 337 (24.11%) Python
9 332 (23.75%) HTML
10 322 (23.03%) C++
11 308 (22.03%) .NET
12 297 (21.24%) Degree
13 289 (20.67%) Finance
14 287 (20.53%) Linux
15 257 (18.38%) OO
16 239 (17.10%) Computer Science
17 236 (16.88%) Node.js
18 233 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
19 225 (16.09%) Scrum
20 221 (15.81%) CSS
21 218 (15.59%) AngularJS
22 206 (14.74%) BDD
23 184 (13.16%) Scala
24 177 (12.66%) MVC
25 175 (12.52%) Git (software)
26 170 (12.16%) HTML5
27 165 (11.80%) Microservices
28 163 (11.66%) Web Services
29 160 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
30 150 (10.73%) Big Data

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 85 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (3.72%) Apache Spark
3 47 (3.36%) Apache
4 29 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.43%) Confluence
6 18 (1.29%) nginx
7 17 (1.22%) IIS
8 11 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 11 (0.79%) CMS
9 10 (0.72%) JBoss
9 10 (0.72%) Mule
10 9 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.50%) Jetty
13 6 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.36%) WordPress
15 3 (0.21%) Apache TomEE
15 3 (0.21%) Documentum
15 3 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.50%) HipChat
4 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.072%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.36%) Summit
3 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) assyst
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.072%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 160 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (3.93%) GitHub
4 29 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.79%) PaaS
6 22 (1.57%) SaaS
7 17 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.14%) iTunes
9 12 (0.86%) IaaS
10 8 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.43%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
13 5 (0.36%) Heroku
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.65%) HTTP
3 23 (1.65%) Internet
4 15 (1.07%) Network Security
5 13 (0.93%) Multicast
6 12 (0.86%) Ethernet
7 9 (0.64%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.50%) FTP
9 6 (0.43%) Firewall
10 4 (0.29%) ATM
10 4 (0.29%) RS-232
10 4 (0.29%) RS-485
11 3 (0.21%) AMQP
12 2 (0.14%) Broadband
12 2 (0.14%) DVB
13 1 (0.072%) 3G
13 1 (0.072%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.072%) SMTP
13 1 (0.072%) VoIP
13 1 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (10.73%) Big Data
2 149 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 129 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 120 (8.58%) MySQL
5 107 (7.65%) MongoDB
6 82 (5.87%) Hadoop
7 66 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 62 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
9 56 (4.01%) Relational Database
10 35 (2.50%) Redis
11 23 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (1.14%) Neo4j
16 15 (1.07%) Couchbase
17 14 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (1.00%) Triplestore
18 12 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 175 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 88 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 61 (4.36%) Maven
4 57 (4.08%) JUnit
5 45 (3.22%) JIRA
6 40 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.79%) Gradle
8 24 (1.72%) Subversion
9 21 (1.50%) SpecFlow
10 20 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 19 (1.36%) Cucumber
11 19 (1.36%) Selenium
12 18 (1.29%) Vagrant
13 17 (1.22%) Mockito
14 16 (1.14%) IntelliJ
14 16 (1.14%) Mocha
14 16 (1.14%) NUnit
15 14 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (1.00%) gulp
16 13 (0.93%) Grunt
General
1 289 (20.67%) Finance
2 96 (6.87%) Games
3 73 (5.22%) Retail
4 64 (4.58%) Banking
5 42 (3.00%) Marketing
6 41 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.65%) Front Office
8 31 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 31 (2.22%) Legal
9 22 (1.57%) Advertising
10 21 (1.50%) Publishing
11 17 (1.22%) Electronics
12 16 (1.14%) Music Industry
13 14 (1.00%) Back Office
13 14 (1.00%) Law
14 13 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.21%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (23.75%) HTML
2 308 (22.03%) .NET
3 236 (16.88%) Node.js
4 221 (15.81%) CSS
5 218 (15.59%) AngularJS
6 170 (12.16%) HTML5
7 163 (11.66%) Web Services
8 146 (10.44%) Spring
9 133 (9.51%) ASP.NET
10 120 (8.58%) REST
11 110 (7.87%) React
12 92 (6.58%) RESTful
13 78 (5.58%) J2EE
14 76 (5.44%) jQuery
15 69 (4.94%) Hibernate
16 68 (4.86%) CSS3
17 65 (4.65%) WPF
18 63 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web API
19 62 (4.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 239 (17.10%) Computer Science
2 85 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.58%) Fintech
4 77 (5.51%) Algorithms
5 69 (4.94%) Hedge funds
6 64 (4.58%) Mathematics
7 57 (4.08%) Mobile App
8 47 (3.36%) Data Structures
9 38 (2.72%) User Experience
10 36 (2.58%) Physics
11 33 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 32 (2.29%) Derivative
13 30 (2.15%) Artificial Intelligence
14 28 (2.00%) Visualisation
15 22 (1.57%) Linked Data
16 20 (1.43%) Blockchain
17 19 (1.36%) Client/Server
17 19 (1.36%) Public Cloud
18 17 (1.22%) Blog
18 17 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 287 (20.53%) Linux
2 142 (10.16%) Unix
3 132 (9.44%) Windows
4 56 (4.01%) Android
5 41 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.21%) CentOS
12 3 (0.21%) Fedora
12 3 (0.21%) Solaris
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.072%) AIX
14 1 (0.072%) MeeGo
14 1 (0.072%) webOS
14 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.072%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1366 (97.71%) Software Engineering
2 768 (54.94%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (29.26%) TDD
4 257 (18.38%) OO
5 233 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 225 (16.09%) Scrum
7 206 (14.74%) BDD
8 177 (12.66%) MVC
9 165 (11.80%) Microservices
10 146 (10.44%) Open Source
11 141 (10.09%) Analytics
12 140 (10.01%) DevOps
13 110 (7.87%) OOP
14 95 (6.80%) SDLC
15 90 (6.44%) E-Commerce
16 89 (6.37%) Kanban
17 87 (6.22%) Functional Programming
18 80 (5.72%) Multithreading
19 74 (5.29%) Continuous Delivery
20 72 (5.15%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 709 (50.72%) Java
2 453 (32.40%) JavaScript
3 424 (30.33%) C#
4 406 (29.04%) SQL
5 337 (24.11%) Python
6 322 (23.03%) C++
7 184 (13.16%) Scala
8 133 (9.51%) Ruby
9 119 (8.51%) C
10 94 (6.72%) PHP
11 73 (5.22%) Go
12 58 (4.15%) Clojure
13 53 (3.79%) PL/SQL
14 46 (3.29%) Erlang
15 44 (3.15%) T-SQL
16 39 (2.79%) Haskell
17 34 (2.43%) Objective-C
17 34 (2.43%) Shell Script
18 30 (2.15%) F#
19 28 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 297 (21.24%) Degree
2 52 (3.72%) PhD
3 33 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.79%) BC Cleared
5 6 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.14%) ISEB
7 2 (0.14%) MCSD
7 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.072%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.43%) QA
2 12 (0.86%) GCP
3 10 (0.72%) DO-178B
3 10 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 10 (0.72%) MISRA
3 10 (0.72%) MISRA C
4 9 (0.64%) SDET
5 6 (0.43%) SLA
6 1 (0.072%) JTAG
System Software
1 74 (5.29%) Docker
2 10 (0.72%) Firmware
3 9 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.36%) HDFS
6 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.072%) KVM
8 1 (0.072%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.072%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (3.15%) Puppet
2 29 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.36%) Ansible
4 16 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 14 (1.00%) WMI
6 13 (0.93%) Grafana
6 13 (0.93%) Kibana
7 12 (0.86%) Graphite
8 7 (0.50%) StatsD
9 6 (0.43%) logstash
9 6 (0.43%) Terraform
10 5 (0.36%) Mesos
11 3 (0.21%) Icinga
12 2 (0.14%) Rancher
12 2 (0.14%) rkt
12 2 (0.14%) Salt
13 1 (0.072%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.072%) Oozie
13 1 (0.072%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 119 (8.51%) Oracle
2 77 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 52 (3.72%) Google
4 38 (2.72%) Atlassian
5 23 (1.65%) TIBCO
6 21 (1.50%) Apple
7 15 (1.07%) Splunk
8 11 (0.79%) IBM
8 11 (0.79%) PayPal
9 9 (0.64%) MuleSoft
9 9 (0.64%) SAP
9 9 (0.64%) Zend
10 8 (0.57%) Facebook
10 8 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.57%) Sybase
11 7 (0.50%) Fiorano
11 7 (0.50%) ILOG
11 7 (0.50%) Informatica
11 7 (0.50%) Tableau
11 7 (0.50%) Talend
London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50,0000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 5% flex benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum and benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum plus £8,400 travel allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago