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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 58 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1769 2156 2527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.29% 5.05% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 6.01% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1888 2181
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
34359 35854 37472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.24% 83.91% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28913 28966 31809
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -35 271 £55,000 +4.76% 64
Hounslow +2 17 £52,500 +11.70% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -1 15 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Hammersmith - 14 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 7 £40,000 - 4
New Malden -1 4 £40,000 - 1
Wimbledon -13 4 £38,750 -26.19% 1
Harrow +17 3 - -
Chiswick -4 3 £49,000 +34.24%
Orpington - 3 £40,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £47,500 -
Bromley +22 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Teddington +2 2 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Mayfair +1 2 - -
Wembley -6 2 £50,000 +85.18%
Surbiton -13 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Croydon -21 2 £51,250 +5.12% 1
Feltham - 2 £50,500 -
Greenford - 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +19 1 £70,000 -36.36%
Ealing +4 1 £85,000 +88.88%
Coulsdon +1 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Docklands, London -3 1 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1890 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1619 (42.71%) Java
3 1223 (32.26%) Degree
4 1156 (30.49%) Finance
5 1148 (30.28%) JavaScript
6 1128 (29.75%) C#
7 1024 (27.01%) OO
8 966 (25.48%) Computer Science
9 954 (25.16%) TDD
10 944 (24.90%) .NET
11 933 (24.61%) SQL
12 887 (23.40%) C++
13 812 (21.42%) HTML
14 653 (17.23%) CSS
15 625 (16.49%) Scrum
16 619 (16.33%) Linux
17 578 (15.25%) Python
18 567 (14.96%) MVC
19 564 (14.88%) SQL Server
20 535 (14.11%) Web Services
21 493 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
22 462 (12.19%) Multithreading
23 454 (11.98%) XML
24 439 (11.58%) E-Commerce
25 431 (11.37%) ASP.NET
26 422 (11.13%) HTML5
27 405 (10.68%) BDD
28 404 (10.66%) UNIX
29 401 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
30 384 (10.13%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 238 (6.28%) Node.js
2 122 (3.22%) Tomcat
3 115 (3.03%) CMS
4 91 (2.40%) Apache
5 71 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 58 (1.53%) IIS
7 56 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 48 (1.27%) Drupal
9 47 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 43 (1.13%) Apache Solr
11 42 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 36 (0.95%) JBoss
12 36 (0.95%) nginx
13 34 (0.90%) MQSeries
14 33 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
15 27 (0.71%) Umbraco
16 25 (0.66%) Confluence
17 24 (0.63%) WordPress
18 21 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
18 21 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 252 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.27%) MS Office
3 29 (0.76%) MS Project
4 27 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.18%) Doxygen
10 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.053%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.053%) Maya
11 2 (0.053%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.053%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.053%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.026%) GIMP
12 1 (0.026%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.026%) Mingle
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 37 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 6 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
4 5 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.11%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.11%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.079%) Magento
6 3 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.053%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.026%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.026%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 107 (2.82%) SaaS
2 92 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (2.08%) GitHub
4 54 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 48 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.82%) PaaS
7 18 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.29%) IaaS
9 8 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.11%) Force.com
12 2 (0.053%) Heroku
12 2 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.053%) Joyent
12 2 (0.053%) Route 53
12 2 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.026%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.026%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.026%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.026%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.93%) HTTP
2 82 (2.16%) Internet
3 76 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.50%) Broadband
5 17 (0.45%) Wireless
6 15 (0.40%) Intranet
7 14 (0.37%) Firewall
7 14 (0.37%) 3G
8 13 (0.34%) AMQP
9 12 (0.32%) 4G
9 12 (0.32%) Multicast
10 10 (0.26%) DSL
10 10 (0.26%) SSL
11 9 (0.24%) Extranet
11 9 (0.24%) LDAP
11 9 (0.24%) 2G
12 8 (0.21%) GPRS
13 7 (0.18%) GSM
13 7 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
14 6 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 564 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 300 (7.91%) MySQL
3 286 (7.54%) NoSQL
4 272 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 249 (6.57%) MongoDB
6 227 (5.99%) Big Data
7 139 (3.67%) Hadoop
8 114 (3.01%) Redis
9 110 (2.90%) RDBMS
10 87 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 72 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 61 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 55 (1.45%) Oracle Database
14 54 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 47 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
16 46 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
17 43 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
18 42 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 31 (0.82%) Data Mining
20 30 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 349 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 190 (5.01%) Selenium
3 188 (4.96%) Maven
4 164 (4.33%) Subversion
5 152 (4.01%) Jenkins
6 132 (3.48%) JUnit
7 125 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 119 (3.14%) JIRA
8 119 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 103 (2.72%) Cucumber
10 84 (2.22%) Jasmine
11 73 (1.93%) Eclipse
12 71 (1.87%) WebDriver
13 52 (1.37%) NUnit
14 49 (1.29%) Ant
14 49 (1.29%) TeamCity
15 48 (1.27%) Hudson
16 47 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
17 37 (0.98%) Xcode
18 34 (0.90%) Grunt
General
1 1156 (30.49%) Finance
2 275 (7.25%) Banking
3 171 (4.51%) Games
3 171 (4.51%) Front Office
4 170 (4.48%) Marketing
5 168 (4.43%) Retail
6 153 (4.04%) Telecoms
7 145 (3.82%) Financial Institution
8 83 (2.19%) Investment Banking
9 54 (1.42%) Back Office
10 53 (1.40%) Legal
11 43 (1.13%) Advertising
12 41 (1.08%) Publishing
13 39 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 34 (0.90%) Electronics
15 29 (0.76%) Law
16 22 (0.58%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.58%) German Language
17 21 (0.55%) French Language
18 13 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2219 (58.53%) Developer
2 943 (24.87%) Software Engineer
3 619 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 436 (11.50%) Senior Developer
5 379 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 289 (7.62%) C++ Developer
7 280 (7.39%) Senior Software Engineer
8 217 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 207 (5.46%) Software Developer
10 178 (4.70%) .NET Developer
11 148 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
12 140 (3.69%) Architect
13 132 (3.48%) Programmer
14 118 (3.11%) Junior
15 112 (2.95%) Java Software Engineer
16 102 (2.69%) Python Developer
17 99 (2.61%) iOS Developer
18 97 (2.56%) PHP Developer
19 89 (2.35%) Junior Developer
19 89 (2.35%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 944 (24.90%) .NET
2 812 (21.42%) HTML
3 653 (17.23%) CSS
4 535 (14.11%) Web Services
5 454 (11.98%) XML
6 431 (11.37%) ASP.NET
7 422 (11.13%) HTML5
8 384 (10.13%) jQuery
9 381 (10.05%) Spring
10 296 (7.81%) REST
11 246 (6.49%) J2EE
12 234 (6.17%) WCF
13 216 (5.70%) .NET Framework
14 209 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 206 (5.43%) AngularJS
16 205 (5.41%) WPF
17 199 (5.25%) SOAP
18 197 (5.20%) CSS3
19 185 (4.88%) JSON
20 168 (4.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 966 (25.48%) Computer Science
2 401 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 369 (9.73%) Open Source
4 327 (8.63%) Algorithms
5 242 (6.38%) User Experience
6 206 (5.43%) Mathematics
7 194 (5.12%) Mobile App
8 193 (5.09%) Data Structures
9 167 (4.41%) Visualisation
10 161 (4.25%) Hedge funds
11 138 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 134 (3.53%) Derivative
13 104 (2.74%) Physics
14 94 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
15 79 (2.08%) Blog
16 67 (1.77%) Fixed Income
17 66 (1.74%) Equities
18 62 (1.64%) iPad
19 60 (1.58%) N-Tier
20 59 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 619 (16.33%) Linux
2 404 (10.66%) UNIX
3 336 (8.86%) Windows
4 269 (7.10%) Android
5 266 (7.02%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 27 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.66%) Solaris
9 21 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 18 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
13 13 (0.34%) AIX
14 11 (0.29%) HPUX
14 11 (0.29%) CentOS
15 10 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.16%) Tizen
17 6 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1890 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1024 (27.01%) OO
3 954 (25.16%) TDD
4 625 (16.49%) Scrum
5 567 (14.96%) MVC
6 493 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
7 462 (12.19%) Multithreading
8 439 (11.58%) E-Commerce
9 405 (10.68%) BDD
10 344 (9.07%) OOP
11 242 (6.38%) OOD
12 236 (6.23%) Unit Testing
13 212 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 208 (5.49%) Analytics
15 195 (5.14%) Project Management
16 181 (4.77%) SOA
17 171 (4.51%) Low Latency
18 170 (4.48%) Test Automation
19 160 (4.22%) Pair Programming
20 152 (4.01%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1619 (42.71%) Java
2 1148 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 1128 (29.75%) C#
4 933 (24.61%) SQL
5 887 (23.40%) C++
6 578 (15.25%) Python
7 380 (10.02%) PHP
8 338 (8.92%) C
9 233 (6.15%) Ruby
10 187 (4.93%) Scala
11 142 (3.75%) Objective-C
12 100 (2.64%) Perl
13 99 (2.61%) T-SQL
14 79 (2.08%) Bash Shell
15 77 (2.03%) PL/SQL
16 53 (1.40%) VB
17 48 (1.27%) Shell Script
18 47 (1.24%) VB.NET
19 44 (1.16%) F#
19 44 (1.16%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1223 (32.26%) Degree
2 172 (4.54%) PhD
3 71 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 37 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.58%) ISEB
7 17 (0.45%) Sun Certification
8 15 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.26%) CSSLP
9 10 (0.26%) PMP
10 9 (0.24%) Brainbench
11 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.13%) HND
14 4 (0.11%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.11%) MCSE
14 4 (0.11%) CISSP
15 3 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.079%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (7.70%) QA
2 36 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.42%) JSP 440
4 15 (0.40%) SLA
5 12 (0.32%) EMIR
5 12 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.16%) WCAG
7 6 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.026%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (0.92%) Varnish
2 24 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.32%) Firmware
5 11 (0.29%) Docker
6 6 (0.16%) HDFS
6 6 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.079%) Xen
9 3 (0.079%) KVM
9 3 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.026%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.026%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.026%) GridGain
10 1 (0.026%) vSphere
10 1 (0.026%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 93 (2.45%) Puppet
2 83 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.03%) Ansible
4 38 (1.00%) Nagios
5 25 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.26%) Salt
8 9 (0.24%) Capistrano
9 7 (0.18%) Graphite
9 7 (0.18%) SCCM
9 7 (0.18%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.13%) logstash
11 4 (0.11%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.11%) yum
11 4 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.079%) Oozie
13 2 (0.053%) collectd
13 2 (0.053%) StatsD
13 2 (0.053%) MOM
13 2 (0.053%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 376 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 334 (8.81%) Oracle
3 102 (2.69%) Google
4 51 (1.35%) TIBCO
5 47 (1.24%) SAP
6 44 (1.16%) Zend
7 39 (1.03%) Sybase
8 38 (1.00%) HP
9 36 (0.95%) IBM
9 36 (0.95%) Facebook
10 33 (0.87%) Sitecore
11 31 (0.82%) Twitter
12 29 (0.76%) Apple
12 29 (0.76%) Adobe
13 28 (0.74%) Telerik
14 25 (0.66%) Telelogic
14 25 (0.66%) iRise
15 24 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (0.63%) VMware
16 22 (0.58%) Informatica
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bens Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bens package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
DCM Select
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Opportunity
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary and Package on offer
Posted: 9 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 60k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 10 hours ago