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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 48 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2214 2619 1905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.97% 5.35% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 6.30% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 2266 1618
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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
38094 41546 36997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.46% 84.81% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31996 34545 30786
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +5 400 £60,000 +4.34% 97
Ealing -4 20 £65,000 +26.82% 1
Hounslow +5 18 £60,000 +14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames +5 13 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Chessington 0 11 - - 1
Croydon -14 11 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Chiswick +8 9 £37,500 -7.40%
Surbiton -2 9 £36,000 -7.69% 2
Uxbridge -11 9 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Twickenham -13 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Feltham - 5 £47,500 -
Hammersmith -12 3 £52,500 -34.37%
Harrow +3 2 £35,000 +15.70% 1
Isleworth - 2 - - 2
Greenford - 2 £55,000 -
Brentford - 2 £66,250 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Wembley 0 1 £47,500 +18.75%
New Malden -3 1 - -
Wimbledon -12 1 £70,000 +154.54%
Sidcup - 1 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £77,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2223 (52.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1923 (45.14%) Java
3 1496 (35.12%) Degree
4 1262 (29.62%) C#
5 1258 (29.53%) JavaScript
6 1223 (28.71%) Finance
7 1137 (26.69%) Computer Science
8 1129 (26.50%) SQL
9 1089 (25.56%) .NET
10 1070 (25.12%) TDD
11 1045 (24.53%) OO
12 1006 (23.62%) C++
13 905 (21.24%) HTML
14 836 (19.62%) Linux
15 743 (17.44%) CSS
15 743 (17.44%) Python
16 695 (16.31%) Scrum
17 641 (15.05%) SQL Server
18 627 (14.72%) MVC
19 596 (13.99%) Web Services
20 552 (12.96%) Spring
21 544 (12.77%) ASP.NET
22 543 (12.75%) jQuery
23 541 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
24 504 (11.83%) BDD
25 483 (11.34%) Git (software)
26 468 (10.99%) C
27 464 (10.89%) XML
28 458 (10.75%) Oracle
29 441 (10.35%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 338 (7.93%) Node.js
2 136 (3.19%) Apache
3 130 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 98 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
5 96 (2.25%) IIS
6 89 (2.09%) Apache Spark
7 81 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 75 (1.76%) CMS
9 73 (1.71%) SharePoint
10 70 (1.64%) Apache Solr
11 60 (1.41%) WebLogic
12 57 (1.34%) MQSeries
13 56 (1.31%) JBoss
14 43 (1.01%) nginx
15 40 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 36 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
17 29 (0.68%) OpenStack
18 28 (0.66%) Apache Pig
19 27 (0.63%) Drupal
20 19 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 269 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 41 (0.96%) MS Office
3 24 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.28%) MS Project
5 11 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.070%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.070%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.047%) Mingle
9 2 (0.047%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.047%) Maya
9 2 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.047%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 23 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
4 8 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.12%) Endur
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.12%) RMDS
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.070%) AquaLogic BPM
6 3 (0.070%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.047%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.047%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.047%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.047%) Magento
8 1 (0.023%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.023%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 352 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (2.93%) SaaS
4 53 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (1.22%) GitHub
6 50 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 45 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.73%) IaaS
9 19 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (0.45%) PaaS
10 18 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
11 15 (0.35%) Force.com
12 13 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 10 (0.23%) Heroku
14 8 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.19%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.094%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.094%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 191 (4.48%) Internet
2 154 (3.62%) HTTP
3 91 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.68%) DNS
5 28 (0.66%) AMQP
6 24 (0.56%) Firewall
7 23 (0.54%) Broadband
8 20 (0.47%) ATM
9 18 (0.42%) SMTP
10 16 (0.38%) Intranet
11 14 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.33%) Multicast
12 13 (0.31%) Wireless
12 13 (0.31%) SNMP
13 12 (0.28%) Network Security
14 9 (0.21%) Bluetooth
14 9 (0.21%) SAN
15 8 (0.19%) GSM
15 8 (0.19%) LDAP
15 8 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 394 (9.25%) MongoDB
3 368 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 365 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 319 (7.49%) Big Data
6 285 (6.69%) MySQL
7 227 (5.33%) Hadoop
8 171 (4.01%) RDBMS
9 150 (3.52%) Redis
10 113 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 113 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
11 79 (1.85%) Oracle Database
12 76 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 73 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
14 64 (1.50%) Apache Hive
15 62 (1.46%) HBase
16 53 (1.24%) Neo4j
17 51 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
18 48 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 47 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 483 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 230 (5.40%) Maven
3 202 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 190 (4.46%) Selenium
5 188 (4.41%) Visual Studio
6 140 (3.29%) Subversion
7 119 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 118 (2.77%) JUnit
9 105 (2.46%) JIRA
10 84 (1.97%) Cucumber
11 74 (1.74%) NUnit
11 74 (1.74%) Grunt
12 73 (1.71%) Ant
13 72 (1.69%) WebDriver
14 71 (1.67%) Jasmine
15 57 (1.34%) Eclipse
16 44 (1.03%) SpecFlow
17 41 (0.96%) TeamCity
18 37 (0.87%) Mercurial
19 35 (0.82%) Gradle
General
1 1223 (28.71%) Finance
2 280 (6.57%) Retail
3 277 (6.50%) Banking
4 233 (5.47%) Games
5 199 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 149 (3.50%) Front Office
7 145 (3.40%) Marketing
8 134 (3.15%) Financial Institution
9 85 (2.00%) Back Office
10 57 (1.34%) Publishing
11 53 (1.24%) Investment Banking
12 38 (0.89%) Electronics
13 34 (0.80%) Advertising
14 32 (0.75%) Legal
15 27 (0.63%) Law
16 26 (0.61%) Military
17 14 (0.33%) Automotive
18 13 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.26%) Online Betting
20 10 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2372 (55.68%) Developer
2 1153 (27.07%) Software Engineer
3 656 (15.40%) Java Developer
4 457 (10.73%) Senior Developer
5 357 (8.38%) C# Developer
6 282 (6.62%) Senior Software Engineer
7 273 (6.41%) Software Developer
8 225 (5.28%) C++ Developer
9 217 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 198 (4.65%) Architect
11 190 (4.46%) .NET Developer
12 170 (3.99%) Junior
13 167 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
14 148 (3.47%) Graduate
15 129 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
16 110 (2.58%) Analyst
16 110 (2.58%) Python Developer
17 108 (2.54%) Programmer
18 102 (2.39%) Junior Developer
19 97 (2.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1089 (25.56%) .NET
2 905 (21.24%) HTML
3 743 (17.44%) CSS
4 596 (13.99%) Web Services
5 552 (12.96%) Spring
6 544 (12.77%) ASP.NET
7 543 (12.75%) jQuery
8 464 (10.89%) XML
9 433 (10.16%) REST
10 430 (10.09%) HTML5
11 367 (8.62%) AngularJS
12 294 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 262 (6.15%) J2EE
14 255 (5.99%) WCF
15 249 (5.85%) RESTful
16 237 (5.56%) Hibernate
17 232 (5.45%) CSS3
18 227 (5.33%) JSON
19 225 (5.28%) .NET Framework
20 219 (5.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1137 (26.69%) Computer Science
2 399 (9.37%) Algorithms
3 366 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 289 (6.78%) Data Structures
5 286 (6.71%) Mobile App
6 267 (6.27%) Mathematics
7 227 (5.33%) Hedge funds
8 213 (5.00%) User Experience
9 144 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 133 (3.12%) Derivative
11 117 (2.75%) Visualisation
12 106 (2.49%) Equities
13 103 (2.42%) Physics
14 102 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
15 87 (2.04%) Blog
16 81 (1.90%) Digital Media
17 76 (1.78%) Fixed Income
18 69 (1.62%) Management Information System
19 62 (1.46%) Client/Server
20 59 (1.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 836 (19.62%) Linux
2 394 (9.25%) UNIX
3 389 (9.13%) Windows
4 296 (6.95%) Android
5 281 (6.60%) Apple iOS
6 45 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 25 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.47%) CoreOS
8 20 (0.47%) Solaris
9 18 (0.42%) CentOS
10 17 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 10 (0.23%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.21%) AIX
14 8 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.16%) HPUX
15 7 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2223 (52.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1070 (25.12%) TDD
3 1045 (24.53%) OO
4 695 (16.31%) Scrum
5 627 (14.72%) MVC
6 541 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 504 (11.83%) BDD
8 431 (10.12%) E-Commerce
9 405 (9.51%) Open Source
10 401 (9.41%) Multithreading
11 332 (7.79%) Unit Testing
12 316 (7.42%) DevOps
12 316 (7.42%) SDLC
13 312 (7.32%) Mentoring
14 298 (7.00%) OOP
15 279 (6.55%) Web Development
16 266 (6.24%) OOD
17 234 (5.49%) Analytics
18 219 (5.14%) Continuous Delivery
19 187 (4.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1923 (45.14%) Java
2 1262 (29.62%) C#
3 1258 (29.53%) JavaScript
4 1129 (26.50%) SQL
5 1006 (23.62%) C++
6 743 (17.44%) Python
7 468 (10.99%) C
8 353 (8.29%) Ruby
9 296 (6.95%) PHP
10 285 (6.69%) Scala
11 142 (3.33%) T-SQL
12 126 (2.96%) Objective-C
13 100 (2.35%) PL/SQL
14 97 (2.28%) Bash Shell
15 96 (2.25%) Perl
16 76 (1.78%) VB.NET
16 76 (1.78%) Go
17 61 (1.43%) Clojure
18 59 (1.38%) Groovy
18 59 (1.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1496 (35.12%) Degree
2 194 (4.55%) PhD
3 87 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 43 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.38%) HND
8 15 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.33%) PMP
10 13 (0.31%) Brainbench
11 12 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.23%) IBM Certification
13 9 (0.21%) MCTS
13 9 (0.21%) MCPD
13 9 (0.21%) MCAD
13 9 (0.21%) MCSD
14 7 (0.16%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.14%) Siebel Certification
16 4 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.094%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (7.61%) QA
2 35 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 30 (0.70%) EMIR
4 18 (0.42%) WCAG
5 17 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.23%) SLA
8 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.070%) MiFID
9 3 (0.070%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.047%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.023%) JTAG
11 1 (0.023%) Basel III
System Software
1 69 (1.62%) Docker
2 61 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.10%) Varnish
4 30 (0.70%) HDFS
5 22 (0.52%) VirtualBox
6 21 (0.49%) Active Directory
6 21 (0.49%) Firmware
7 13 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.26%) IMail Server
9 7 (0.16%) vSphere
9 7 (0.16%) iptables
10 6 (0.14%) LXC
11 5 (0.12%) Squid
11 5 (0.12%) Xen
12 3 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.047%) vCloud
13 2 (0.047%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.047%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.047%) Snort
14 1 (0.023%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 166 (3.90%) Puppet
2 133 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (2.39%) Ansible
4 54 (1.27%) Vagrant
5 43 (1.01%) Nagios
6 27 (0.63%) Salt
7 19 (0.45%) Kubernetes
7 19 (0.45%) ZABBIX
8 18 (0.42%) HAProxy
9 14 (0.33%) OPNET
10 10 (0.23%) WMI
10 10 (0.23%) yum
10 10 (0.23%) Mesos
11 9 (0.21%) Opsview
12 8 (0.19%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.14%) Graphite
14 4 (0.094%) Kibana
14 4 (0.094%) logstash
14 4 (0.094%) Zenoss
15 3 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 458 (10.75%) Oracle
2 441 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 175 (4.11%) Google
4 77 (1.81%) VMware
5 76 (1.78%) IBM
6 46 (1.08%) Apple
6 46 (1.08%) TIBCO
7 44 (1.03%) Adobe
8 41 (0.96%) SaltStack
9 37 (0.87%) hybris
10 35 (0.82%) Splunk
11 32 (0.75%) Sybase
11 32 (0.75%) Zend
12 31 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (0.66%) Rackspace
13 28 (0.66%) New Relic
14 23 (0.54%) Twitter
15 21 (0.49%) Facebook
15 21 (0.49%) Roku
15 21 (0.49%) SAP
Isleworth, Middlesex
BSkyB
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum PLUS BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday