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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 52 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2162 1991 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.71% 4.54% 5.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 5.43% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 1785 2176
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
38449 36671 40469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.70% 83.63% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31645 30415 34772
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
(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 -8 398 £57,500 +1.76% 83
Hounslow +15 29 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Surbiton +5 15 £39,000 +30.00% 1
Twickenham - 15 £40,000 -
Croydon -10 13 £48,750 -15.21% 5
Chessington - 12 £32,500 - 3
Isleworth - 11 £55,000 -
Hammersmith +8 10 £43,750 -12.50% 1
New Malden 0 10 £27,500 -
Harrow -12 9 £31,500 +40.00% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -26 8 £60,000 +84.61% 2
Ealing +3 7 £51,250 +4.59%
Uxbridge +1 5 £55,000 +45.69% 1
Teddington -10 4 £27,500 -4.34%
Wimbledon -8 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Clapham - 3 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf -4 2 £100,000 -4.76%
Southwark - 2 £47,500 -
Romford +12 1 £95,000 +375.00%
Ruislip -3 1 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Paddington -9 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £50,000 -
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £42,500 - 1
Orpington - 1 £40,000 -
Wembley - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Edgware - 1 £60,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2329 (48.18%) Java
2 2263 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 1661 (34.36%) Degree
4 1429 (29.56%) OO
5 1421 (29.40%) Finance
6 1413 (29.23%) C#
7 1380 (28.55%) Computer Science
8 1338 (27.68%) JavaScript
9 1314 (27.18%) C++
10 1267 (26.21%) SQL
11 1183 (24.47%) TDD
12 1157 (23.93%) .NET
13 1066 (22.05%) HTML
14 863 (17.85%) CSS
15 857 (17.73%) Scrum
16 834 (17.25%) Linux
17 751 (15.54%) SQL Server
18 749 (15.49%) Python
19 667 (13.80%) Web Services
20 650 (13.45%) Multithreading
21 648 (13.41%) UNIX
22 619 (12.81%) MVC
23 576 (11.92%) Oracle
24 555 (11.48%) XML
25 549 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
26 547 (11.32%) ASP.NET
27 539 (11.15%) C
27 539 (11.15%) HTML5
28 531 (10.98%) jQuery
29 505 (10.45%) E-Commerce

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 248 (5.13%) Node.js
2 198 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 136 (2.81%) CMS
4 116 (2.40%) Apache
5 101 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 94 (1.94%) Apache Solr
7 79 (1.63%) IIS
8 71 (1.47%) WebLogic
9 70 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 62 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
11 52 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
12 51 (1.06%) MQSeries
13 49 (1.01%) Umbraco
14 46 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
15 43 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
16 39 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
17 36 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
18 34 (0.70%) Confluence
19 33 (0.68%) NServiceBus
19 33 (0.68%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 318 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.41%) MS Office
3 41 (0.85%) MS Project
4 38 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.14%) Maya
9 6 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
9 6 (0.12%) 3ds Max
10 4 (0.083%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.062%) Doxygen
12 2 (0.041%) Stata
13 1 (0.021%) SPSS
13 1 (0.021%) Simulink
13 1 (0.021%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.021%) DOC1
13 1 (0.021%) GIMP
13 1 (0.021%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 26 (0.54%) Magento
2 24 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.19%) AquaLogic BPM
6 6 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 6 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
7 4 (0.083%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.041%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.041%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.021%) Summit
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.021%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.021%) RMDS
9 1 (0.021%) Exstream
9 1 (0.021%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.021%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 167 (3.45%) SaaS
2 88 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (0.74%) GitHub
6 20 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (0.39%) PaaS
8 13 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.27%) Google App Engine
9 12 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (0.19%) Force.com
12 7 (0.14%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.041%) Heroku
13 2 (0.041%) IaaS
13 2 (0.041%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.021%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.021%) Office 365
14 1 (0.021%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 189 (3.91%) HTTP
2 169 (3.50%) Internet
3 112 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.70%) GSM
5 28 (0.58%) RTP
6 26 (0.54%) Wireless
7 24 (0.50%) SSH
8 21 (0.43%) SSL
9 20 (0.41%) SS7
10 18 (0.37%) TCAP
10 18 (0.37%) INAP
11 17 (0.35%) VLAN
11 17 (0.35%) SIGTRAN
12 16 (0.33%) AMQP
13 12 (0.25%) Firewall
13 12 (0.25%) SMS
13 12 (0.25%) Intranet
14 11 (0.23%) VPN
14 11 (0.23%) Broadband
15 10 (0.21%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 360 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 355 (7.34%) MySQL
4 327 (6.76%) Big Data
5 316 (6.54%) NoSQL
6 258 (5.34%) MongoDB
7 205 (4.24%) Hadoop
8 161 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 157 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 115 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 107 (2.21%) Redis
12 104 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 86 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
14 83 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
15 68 (1.41%) Oracle Database
16 57 (1.18%) Neo4j
17 56 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
17 56 (1.16%) OLTP
18 54 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 51 (1.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 437 (9.04%) Git (software)
2 262 (5.42%) Maven
3 251 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 246 (5.09%) Subversion
5 243 (5.03%) Selenium
6 220 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 205 (4.24%) JUnit
8 189 (3.91%) JIRA
9 173 (3.58%) Cucumber
10 125 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 109 (2.25%) NUnit
12 104 (2.15%) WebDriver
13 80 (1.65%) Jasmine
14 75 (1.55%) Eclipse
15 73 (1.51%) Ant
16 50 (1.03%) Hudson
17 45 (0.93%) JBehave
17 45 (0.93%) MSBuild
18 43 (0.89%) CruiseControl
19 41 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 1421 (29.40%) Finance
2 425 (8.79%) Banking
3 299 (6.19%) Games
4 234 (4.84%) Front Office
5 176 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 169 (3.50%) Investment Banking
7 168 (3.48%) Financial Institution
8 144 (2.98%) Retail
9 139 (2.88%) Marketing
10 76 (1.57%) Advertising
11 75 (1.55%) Publishing
12 53 (1.10%) Legal
13 49 (1.01%) Back Office
14 35 (0.72%) Electronics
15 33 (0.68%) Multimedia
16 24 (0.50%) Law
17 23 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.43%) Automotive
19 20 (0.41%) Manufacturing
20 14 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3065 (63.41%) Developer
2 1185 (24.51%) Software Engineer
3 861 (17.81%) Java Developer
4 608 (12.58%) Senior Developer
5 412 (8.52%) Software Developer
6 387 (8.01%) C++ Developer
7 380 (7.86%) C# Developer
8 297 (6.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 288 (5.96%) .NET Developer
10 236 (4.88%) Programmer
11 218 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 189 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 166 (3.43%) Analyst
14 160 (3.31%) Junior
15 155 (3.21%) Java Software Engineer
16 153 (3.17%) Web Developer
17 144 (2.98%) C++ Software Engineer
18 134 (2.77%) Junior Developer
18 134 (2.77%) Graduate
19 133 (2.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1157 (23.93%) .NET
2 1066 (22.05%) HTML
3 863 (17.85%) CSS
4 667 (13.80%) Web Services
5 555 (11.48%) XML
6 547 (11.32%) ASP.NET
7 539 (11.15%) HTML5
8 531 (10.98%) jQuery
9 426 (8.81%) Spring
10 362 (7.49%) REST
11 327 (6.76%) J2EE
12 318 (6.58%) CSS3
13 301 (6.23%) .NET Framework
14 294 (6.08%) WCF
15 278 (5.75%) AngularJS
16 271 (5.61%) SOAP
17 258 (5.34%) J2SE
18 257 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
19 226 (4.68%) WPF
20 217 (4.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1380 (28.55%) Computer Science
2 478 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 454 (9.39%) Open Source
4 321 (6.64%) User Experience
5 317 (6.56%) Mathematics
6 285 (5.90%) Mobile App
7 192 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 177 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
9 173 (3.58%) Derivative
10 168 (3.48%) Hedge funds
11 144 (2.98%) Visualisation
12 138 (2.85%) Physics
13 115 (2.38%) Equities
14 93 (1.92%) iPad
15 75 (1.55%) iPhone
16 73 (1.51%) Social Media
17 71 (1.47%) Fixed Income
17 71 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
18 59 (1.22%) Statistics
19 54 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 834 (17.25%) Linux
2 648 (13.41%) UNIX
3 473 (9.78%) Windows
4 453 (9.37%) Android
5 389 (8.05%) Apple iOS
6 37 (0.77%) Windows Phone
7 32 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.37%) Solaris
9 18 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
11 11 (0.23%) CentOS
11 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.17%) Debian
14 7 (0.14%) AIX
15 6 (0.12%) Tizen
16 5 (0.10%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2263 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1429 (29.56%) OO
3 1183 (24.47%) TDD
4 857 (17.73%) Scrum
5 650 (13.45%) Multithreading
6 619 (12.81%) MVC
7 549 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 505 (10.45%) E-Commerce
9 458 (9.47%) OOP
10 412 (8.52%) BDD
11 376 (7.78%) Unit Testing
12 369 (7.63%) OOD
13 298 (6.16%) Mentoring
14 278 (5.75%) Low Latency
15 250 (5.17%) Android Development
16 243 (5.03%) Project Management
17 240 (4.96%) iOS Development
18 230 (4.76%) Analytics
19 220 (4.55%) Web Development
20 211 (4.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2329 (48.18%) Java
2 1413 (29.23%) C#
3 1338 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 1314 (27.18%) C++
5 1267 (26.21%) SQL
6 749 (15.49%) Python
7 539 (11.15%) C
8 439 (9.08%) PHP
9 383 (7.92%) Ruby
10 297 (6.14%) Scala
11 166 (3.43%) Perl
12 163 (3.37%) Objective-C
13 118 (2.44%) PL/SQL
14 113 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 94 (1.94%) F#
16 85 (1.76%) Shell Script
17 82 (1.70%) VBA
18 79 (1.63%) T-SQL
19 71 (1.47%) Clojure
20 62 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 1661 (34.36%) Degree
2 196 (4.05%) PhD
3 46 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.52%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.46%) ISEB
6 19 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (0.21%) PMP
11 8 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.17%) CISSP
12 7 (0.14%) MCSD
12 7 (0.14%) GIAC
12 7 (0.14%) GCIH
13 6 (0.12%) MCP
14 5 (0.10%) CCA
15 4 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.083%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (8.19%) QA
2 66 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.31%) EMIR
3 15 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (0.25%) SLA
5 11 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.19%) TickIT
7 3 (0.062%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.041%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.021%) WCAG
9 1 (0.021%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.39%) Varnish
4 13 (0.27%) HDFS
5 10 (0.21%) KVM
5 10 (0.21%) Xen
6 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.12%) Snort
6 6 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.083%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.083%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.062%) OpenSSH
8 3 (0.062%) Docker
9 2 (0.041%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.021%) NFS
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.021%) vCloud
10 1 (0.021%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 96 (1.99%) Puppet
2 61 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.87%) Nagios
4 22 (0.46%) Vagrant
5 14 (0.29%) Ansible
6 12 (0.25%) ZABBIX
7 11 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 9 (0.19%) Ganglia
8 9 (0.19%) Salt
9 8 (0.17%) OpenSSO
9 8 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
10 6 (0.12%) logstash
10 6 (0.12%) YUM
11 5 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (0.10%) Icinga
12 4 (0.083%) StatsD
12 4 (0.083%) Kibana
12 4 (0.083%) SCCM
12 4 (0.083%) MOM
Vendors
1 576 (11.92%) Oracle
2 456 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 184 (3.81%) Google
4 117 (2.42%) Facebook
5 87 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 85 (1.76%) TIBCO
7 79 (1.63%) Adobe
8 71 (1.47%) JBoss
9 63 (1.30%) SAP
10 60 (1.24%) Twitter
11 57 (1.18%) EPiServer
12 56 (1.16%) Zend
13 50 (1.03%) IBM
14 40 (0.83%) Sybase
15 37 (0.77%) Perforce
16 33 (0.68%) Atlassian
17 31 (0.64%) Telelogic
17 31 (0.64%) iRise
18 30 (0.62%) Tableau
18 30 (0.62%) VMware
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