The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 53 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2107 2603 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.73% 5.27% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 6.31% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1793 2239 1808
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 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37666 41273 38330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.60% 83.59% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31435 33779 31988
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the London region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in London

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in London

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -7 369 £55,000 - 68
Kingston Upon Thames +23 32 £57,500 +76.92% 3
Chessington -2 21 £36,250 +11.53%
Ealing +8 19 £75,000 +66.66% 3
Surbiton +9 15 £36,000 +14.28% 3
Hammersmith -3 13 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Hounslow -3 7 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Croydon -20 7 £29,000 -40.81% 1
Chiswick +5 6 £37,500 -7.40%
Uxbridge +1 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Canary Wharf +13 5 £57,500 -47.72%
Feltham - 5 £39,000 -
Teddington +2 3 £35,000 -20.00%
Docklands, London - 3 £77,500 -
Twickenham -2 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Sidcup - 2 £47,500 - 1
Bromley +8 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Greenford +1 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Brentford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 1948 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1657 (43.15%) Java
3 1300 (33.85%) Degree
4 1196 (31.15%) JavaScript
5 1169 (30.44%) C#
6 1141 (29.71%) Finance
7 1010 (26.30%) .NET
8 1004 (26.15%) SQL
9 1002 (26.09%) Computer Science
10 973 (25.34%) OO
11 909 (23.67%) TDD
12 842 (21.93%) HTML
13 832 (21.67%) C++
14 678 (17.66%) CSS
15 673 (17.53%) Linux
16 617 (16.07%) Python
17 605 (15.76%) MVC
18 589 (15.34%) Scrum
19 555 (14.45%) SQL Server
20 525 (13.67%) Web Services
21 499 (12.99%) jQuery
22 494 (12.86%) Spring
23 474 (12.34%) ASP.NET
24 469 (12.21%) XML
25 463 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
26 446 (11.61%) E-Commerce
27 433 (11.28%) BDD
28 432 (11.25%) HTML5
29 422 (10.99%) Git (software)
30 398 (10.36%) Multithreading

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 294 (7.66%) Node.js
2 115 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 113 (2.94%) Apache
4 95 (2.47%) CMS
5 85 (2.21%) IIS
6 71 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 69 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 64 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 58 (1.51%) SharePoint
10 55 (1.43%) JBoss
11 48 (1.25%) Apache Spark
12 43 (1.12%) Apache Solr
13 42 (1.09%) nginx
14 40 (1.04%) Drupal
15 39 (1.02%) MQSeries
15 39 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
16 25 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
17 24 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
18 22 (0.57%) WordPress
19 19 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 248 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.30%) MS Office
3 28 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.55%) MS Project
5 20 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.078%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.052%) Maya
11 2 (0.052%) Houdini
12 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.026%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 35 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
5 5 (0.13%) RMDS
5 5 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.10%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.078%) Endur
8 2 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.052%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.026%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.026%) SunGard GMI
9 1 (0.026%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.026%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 242 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (2.79%) SaaS
4 64 (1.67%) GitHub
5 54 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (0.68%) IaaS
8 24 (0.63%) PaaS
9 17 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.18%) Force.com
14 6 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
15 4 (0.10%) Route 53
15 4 (0.10%) Silverpop
16 3 (0.078%) Joyent
16 3 (0.078%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 148 (3.85%) HTTP
2 128 (3.33%) Internet
3 80 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.76%) Firewall
5 22 (0.57%) Broadband
6 20 (0.52%) AMQP
7 19 (0.49%) Wireless
8 18 (0.47%) DNS
9 13 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (0.29%) Multicast
10 11 (0.29%) SMTP
11 10 (0.26%) GPRS
11 10 (0.26%) Intranet
12 9 (0.23%) GSM
12 9 (0.23%) Bluetooth
12 9 (0.23%) DSL
13 8 (0.21%) SAN
14 7 (0.18%) VPN
14 7 (0.18%) LDAP
14 7 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 555 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 355 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 311 (8.10%) NoSQL
4 296 (7.71%) MongoDB
5 278 (7.24%) MySQL
6 221 (5.76%) Big Data
7 172 (4.48%) RDBMS
8 161 (4.19%) Hadoop
9 139 (3.62%) Redis
10 106 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
11 83 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 63 (1.64%) Oracle Database
13 62 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
14 55 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 49 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
16 48 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 46 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
19 31 (0.81%) Neo4j
20 27 (0.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 422 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 180 (4.69%) Selenium
3 178 (4.64%) Maven
4 151 (3.93%) Subversion
5 145 (3.78%) Jenkins
6 135 (3.52%) Visual Studio
7 113 (2.94%) JUnit
8 108 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 96 (2.50%) JIRA
10 85 (2.21%) Eclipse
11 84 (2.19%) Jasmine
12 75 (1.95%) Cucumber
13 71 (1.85%) NUnit
14 62 (1.61%) Ant
15 55 (1.43%) WebDriver
16 47 (1.22%) Grunt
17 41 (1.07%) TeamCity
18 39 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
19 37 (0.96%) Xcode
19 37 (0.96%) Gradle
General
1 1141 (29.71%) Finance
2 249 (6.48%) Banking
3 243 (6.33%) Retail
4 195 (5.08%) Games
5 160 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 144 (3.75%) Front Office
7 139 (3.62%) Financial Institution
8 131 (3.41%) Marketing
9 74 (1.93%) Back Office
10 35 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 33 (0.86%) Law
12 32 (0.83%) Advertising
12 32 (0.83%) Electronics
13 28 (0.73%) Legal
14 27 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.52%) French Language
16 19 (0.49%) Military
17 17 (0.44%) German Language
18 15 (0.39%) Automotive
19 12 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2121 (55.23%) Developer
2 1041 (27.11%) Software Engineer
3 573 (14.92%) Java Developer
4 410 (10.68%) Senior Developer
5 387 (10.08%) C# Developer
6 269 (7.01%) Senior Software Engineer
7 231 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 230 (5.99%) Software Developer
9 209 (5.44%) C++ Developer
10 193 (5.03%) Architect
11 183 (4.77%) .NET Developer
12 139 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
13 137 (3.57%) Junior
14 131 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
15 108 (2.81%) Programmer
16 96 (2.50%) Python Developer
16 96 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
17 89 (2.32%) Consultant
18 88 (2.29%) Graduate
18 88 (2.29%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1010 (26.30%) .NET
2 842 (21.93%) HTML
3 678 (17.66%) CSS
4 525 (13.67%) Web Services
5 499 (12.99%) jQuery
6 494 (12.86%) Spring
7 474 (12.34%) ASP.NET
8 469 (12.21%) XML
9 432 (11.25%) HTML5
10 344 (8.96%) REST
11 290 (7.55%) AngularJS
12 250 (6.51%) J2EE
13 227 (5.91%) JSON
14 222 (5.78%) .NET Framework
14 222 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 217 (5.65%) RESTful
15 217 (5.65%) WCF
16 212 (5.52%) CSS3
17 204 (5.31%) Hibernate
18 203 (5.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1002 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 357 (9.30%) Open Source
3 350 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
4 337 (8.78%) Algorithms
5 250 (6.51%) User Experience
6 236 (6.15%) Mobile App
7 220 (5.73%) Data Structures
8 194 (5.05%) Mathematics
9 191 (4.97%) Hedge funds
10 138 (3.59%) Visualisation
11 107 (2.79%) Derivative
12 102 (2.66%) Blog
13 93 (2.42%) Physics
14 91 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 88 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
16 80 (2.08%) Digital Media
17 66 (1.72%) Equities
18 61 (1.59%) Client/Server
18 61 (1.59%) Social Media
19 58 (1.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 673 (17.53%) Linux
2 387 (10.08%) UNIX
3 331 (8.62%) Windows
4 284 (7.40%) Android
5 279 (7.27%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 26 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 25 (0.65%) Solaris
9 22 (0.57%) CentOS
9 22 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 15 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.39%) AIX
12 14 (0.36%) HPUX
13 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.21%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1948 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
2 973 (25.34%) OO
3 909 (23.67%) TDD
4 605 (15.76%) MVC
5 589 (15.34%) Scrum
6 463 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
7 446 (11.61%) E-Commerce
8 433 (11.28%) BDD
9 398 (10.36%) Multithreading
10 299 (7.79%) OOP
11 288 (7.50%) Unit Testing
12 228 (5.94%) OOD
13 223 (5.81%) Mentoring
14 216 (5.63%) Analytics
15 208 (5.42%) DevOps
16 187 (4.87%) Web Development
17 185 (4.82%) SOA
18 166 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
19 146 (3.80%) iOS Development
20 145 (3.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1657 (43.15%) Java
2 1196 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 1169 (30.44%) C#
4 1004 (26.15%) SQL
5 832 (21.67%) C++
6 617 (16.07%) Python
7 380 (9.90%) C
8 306 (7.97%) PHP
9 272 (7.08%) Ruby
10 210 (5.47%) Scala
11 121 (3.15%) T-SQL
12 119 (3.10%) Objective-C
13 101 (2.63%) PL/SQL
14 96 (2.50%) Perl
15 75 (1.95%) Bash Shell
16 70 (1.82%) VB.NET
17 59 (1.54%) Clojure
18 47 (1.22%) Shell Script
19 46 (1.20%) R
20 45 (1.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1300 (33.85%) Degree
2 200 (5.21%) PhD
3 97 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 66 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 52 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.36%) ISEB
7 14 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 12 (0.31%) HND
8 12 (0.31%) PMP
9 11 (0.29%) CSSLP
9 11 (0.29%) Brainbench
10 9 (0.23%) MCPD
10 9 (0.23%) MCTS
10 9 (0.23%) MCAD
10 9 (0.23%) MCSD
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.13%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (7.42%) QA
2 30 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 16 (0.42%) EMIR
6 15 (0.39%) WCAG
7 12 (0.31%) JSP 440
8 8 (0.21%) SLA
9 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.078%) MiFID
12 1 (0.026%) SNOMED CT
12 1 (0.026%) JTAG
12 1 (0.026%) Basel III
System Software
1 56 (1.46%) Varnish
2 34 (0.89%) Docker
3 32 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.44%) Firmware
6 16 (0.42%) HDFS
7 8 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.16%) vSphere
9 5 (0.13%) IMail Server
9 5 (0.13%) Squid
10 4 (0.10%) iptables
11 3 (0.078%) Xen
12 2 (0.052%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.052%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.026%) KVM
13 1 (0.026%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.026%) vCloud
13 1 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 112 (2.92%) Puppet
2 94 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (1.67%) Ansible
4 37 (0.96%) Vagrant
5 31 (0.81%) Nagios
6 18 (0.47%) Salt
7 12 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.23%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.18%) OPNET
10 6 (0.16%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.13%) Graphite
12 3 (0.078%) Mesos
12 3 (0.078%) logstash
12 3 (0.078%) Graylog
12 3 (0.078%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.078%) MOM
13 2 (0.052%) Cacti
13 2 (0.052%) Icinga
Vendors
1 396 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 366 (9.53%) Oracle
3 149 (3.88%) Google
4 62 (1.61%) IBM
5 50 (1.30%) VMware
6 45 (1.17%) Sybase
7 37 (0.96%) SAP
7 37 (0.96%) TIBCO
8 36 (0.94%) Apple
9 33 (0.86%) Facebook
10 28 (0.73%) Twitter
10 28 (0.73%) Zend
11 27 (0.70%) Adobe
12 26 (0.68%) HP
12 26 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (0.65%) Sitecore
14 23 (0.60%) Tableau
15 22 (0.57%) hybris
16 20 (0.52%) Roku
17 19 (0.49%) Splunk
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum base.
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum 50% Bonus, Private Health Care, Life Insuranc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday