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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 189 238 258
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 683 610 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.38% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.45% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 591 501 475
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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
37519 42126 45471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.57% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32609 35777 37900
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 26 August 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 August 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 +99 112 £55,000 -15.38% 19
Canary Wharf - 11 £72,500 -
Ealing +13 10 £67,500 +17.39%
Chessington +5 7 £45,000 -
Uxbridge +1 5 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hammersmith - 4 £50,000 -
Hounslow +7 3 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Greenford - 2 £33,750 -
Twickenham +9 1 £43,500 -27.50%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £27,500 -
Croydon -8 1 £54,500 +4.80%
Wimbledon -17 1 £70,000 +1.44%
Mayfair - 1 £100,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £60,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 1337 (97.45%) Software Engineering
2 765 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
3 664 (48.40%) Java
4 436 (31.78%) TDD
5 434 (31.63%) C#
6 415 (30.25%) JavaScript
7 405 (29.52%) SQL
8 340 (24.78%) HTML
9 333 (24.27%) C++
10 330 (24.05%) .NET
11 322 (23.47%) Python
12 314 (22.89%) Degree
13 296 (21.57%) Finance
14 272 (19.83%) OO
15 257 (18.73%) Computer Science
16 254 (18.51%) Linux
17 242 (17.64%) Continuous Integration
18 241 (17.57%) Scrum
19 229 (16.69%) CSS
20 223 (16.25%) BDD
21 209 (15.23%) Node.js
22 203 (14.80%) AngularJS
23 189 (13.78%) Scala
24 185 (13.48%) HTML5
25 182 (13.27%) MVC
26 177 (12.90%) SQL Server
26 177 (12.90%) Web Services
27 159 (11.59%) Git (software)
28 149 (10.86%) Big Data
29 146 (10.64%) Amazon AWS

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 74 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (3.35%) Apache
3 41 (2.99%) Apache Spark
4 26 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.60%) Confluence
6 19 (1.38%) IIS
6 19 (1.38%) nginx
7 12 (0.87%) Mule
8 10 (0.73%) CMS
9 7 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.44%) JBoss
11 5 (0.36%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.22%) Apache TomEE
13 3 (0.22%) Documentum
13 3 (0.22%) SAS
13 3 (0.22%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.51%) HipChat
4 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.073%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.29%) Summit
3 3 (0.22%) assyst
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.073%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 146 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (3.86%) GitHub
4 29 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.53%) PaaS
6 19 (1.38%) SaaS
7 16 (1.17%) iTunes
8 15 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.80%) IaaS
10 9 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (0.51%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.44%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.36%) Heroku
13 5 (0.36%) Route 53
14 4 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.92%) HTTP
2 34 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.90%) Internet
4 18 (1.31%) Network Security
5 13 (0.95%) Multicast
6 9 (0.66%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.58%) FTP
8 7 (0.51%) ATM
8 7 (0.51%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.36%) AMQP
10 3 (0.22%) LDAP
10 3 (0.22%) MQTT
10 3 (0.22%) SNMP
11 2 (0.15%) Broadband
11 2 (0.15%) DVB
11 2 (0.15%) Firewall
11 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.15%) RS-232
11 2 (0.15%) Skype
11 2 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 149 (10.86%) Big Data
3 117 (8.53%) NoSQL
4 100 (7.29%) MySQL
5 90 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 77 (5.61%) Hadoop
7 55 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 55 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 54 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (2.33%) Redis
10 20 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (0.95%) Neo4j
15 12 (0.87%) Couchbase
15 12 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.80%) Data Mining
16 11 (0.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 159 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 83 (6.05%) Jenkins
3 61 (4.45%) JUnit
4 60 (4.37%) Maven
5 49 (3.57%) JIRA
6 40 (2.92%) TeamCity
7 34 (2.48%) Subversion
8 26 (1.90%) Visual Studio
9 25 (1.82%) SpecFlow
10 22 (1.60%) Mockito
11 21 (1.53%) Vagrant
12 18 (1.31%) Gradle
13 17 (1.24%) NUnit
13 17 (1.24%) Selenium
14 16 (1.17%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.02%) Mocha
15 14 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
15 14 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (0.95%) jMock
17 11 (0.80%) Jasmine
General
1 296 (21.57%) Finance
2 94 (6.85%) Games
3 61 (4.45%) Banking
4 55 (4.01%) Retail
5 50 (3.64%) Front Office
6 43 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 42 (3.06%) Marketing
8 32 (2.33%) Advertising
9 28 (2.04%) Investment Banking
10 26 (1.90%) Legal
11 19 (1.38%) Publishing
12 17 (1.24%) Electronics
13 16 (1.17%) Music Industry
14 14 (1.02%) Law
14 14 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.87%) Back Office
15 12 (0.87%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.80%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (24.78%) HTML
2 330 (24.05%) .NET
3 229 (16.69%) CSS
4 209 (15.23%) Node.js
5 203 (14.80%) AngularJS
6 185 (13.48%) HTML5
7 177 (12.90%) Web Services
8 142 (10.35%) ASP.NET
9 136 (9.91%) Spring
10 99 (7.22%) React
11 91 (6.63%) REST
12 90 (6.56%) J2EE
13 87 (6.34%) jQuery
14 84 (6.12%) RESTful
15 80 (5.83%) CSS3
16 79 (5.76%) WCF
16 79 (5.76%) WPF
17 67 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
18 63 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
19 57 (4.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 257 (18.73%) Computer Science
2 92 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (6.20%) Hedge funds
4 78 (5.69%) Algorithms
5 71 (5.17%) Fintech
6 66 (4.81%) Mathematics
7 65 (4.74%) Mobile App
8 50 (3.64%) Data Structures
9 38 (2.77%) Physics
10 32 (2.33%) Derivative
11 29 (2.11%) User Experience
11 29 (2.11%) Visualisation
12 28 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 27 (1.97%) Artificial Intelligence
14 24 (1.75%) Blockchain
15 20 (1.46%) Linked Data
16 19 (1.38%) Client/Server
17 17 (1.24%) BYOD
17 17 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (1.24%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 254 (18.51%) Linux
2 136 (9.91%) Windows
3 130 (9.48%) Unix
4 62 (4.52%) Android
5 52 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.44%) Solaris
10 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.22%) CentOS
11 3 (0.22%) Fedora
11 3 (0.22%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.073%) MeeGo
13 1 (0.073%) webOS
13 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1337 (97.45%) Software Engineering
2 765 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (31.78%) TDD
4 272 (19.83%) OO
5 242 (17.64%) Continuous Integration
6 241 (17.57%) Scrum
7 223 (16.25%) BDD
8 182 (13.27%) MVC
9 139 (10.13%) DevOps
10 134 (9.77%) Analytics
11 133 (9.69%) Open Source
12 123 (8.97%) Microservices
13 104 (7.58%) OOP
14 103 (7.51%) SDLC
15 94 (6.85%) E-Commerce
16 84 (6.12%) Functional Programming
17 78 (5.69%) Kanban
18 76 (5.54%) Multithreading
19 74 (5.39%) Web Development
20 73 (5.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 664 (48.40%) Java
2 434 (31.63%) C#
3 415 (30.25%) JavaScript
4 405 (29.52%) SQL
5 333 (24.27%) C++
6 322 (23.47%) Python
7 189 (13.78%) Scala
8 118 (8.60%) C
9 115 (8.38%) Ruby
10 72 (5.25%) PHP
11 70 (5.10%) Go
12 69 (5.03%) Clojure
13 51 (3.72%) PL/SQL
14 50 (3.64%) Erlang
15 43 (3.13%) Haskell
15 43 (3.13%) T-SQL
16 39 (2.84%) Objective-C
17 31 (2.26%) F#
18 25 (1.82%) VB.NET
19 24 (1.75%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 314 (22.89%) Degree
2 51 (3.72%) PhD
3 32 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.51%) BC Cleared
5 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) ISEB
7 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.073%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.66%) QA
2 10 (0.73%) SDET
3 8 (0.58%) GCP
4 7 (0.51%) SLA
5 6 (0.44%) DO-178B
5 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 6 (0.44%) MISRA
5 6 (0.44%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.073%) JTAG
6 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (4.30%) Docker
2 9 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.51%) Firmware
4 6 (0.44%) HDFS
5 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.073%) KVM
7 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.073%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (3.57%) Puppet
2 35 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.24%) WMI
4 12 (0.87%) Ansible
4 12 (0.87%) Graphite
5 11 (0.80%) Grafana
5 11 (0.80%) Kibana
5 11 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.51%) StatsD
7 4 (0.29%) logstash
7 4 (0.29%) Terraform
8 3 (0.22%) Salt
9 2 (0.15%) Mesos
10 1 (0.073%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.073%) Oozie
10 1 (0.073%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 122 (8.89%) Oracle
2 81 (5.90%) Microsoft
3 45 (3.28%) Google
4 33 (2.41%) Atlassian
5 24 (1.75%) Apple
6 23 (1.68%) TIBCO
7 11 (0.80%) PayPal
8 10 (0.73%) SAP
9 9 (0.66%) IBM
9 9 (0.66%) Sitecore
9 9 (0.66%) Splunk
9 9 (0.66%) Sybase
10 8 (0.58%) Tableau
11 7 (0.51%) Informatica
11 7 (0.51%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.44%) Perforce
12 6 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.44%) Telerik
12 6 (0.44%) Zend
13 5 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Central London / West End
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