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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 53 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2028 2101 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.52% 4.63% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 5.54% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 1891 2245
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
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
37379 37901 39510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.39% 83.46% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31039 31572 33648
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -1 376 £57,500 -4.16% 63
Hounslow +11 16 £52,500 +2.94% 2
Surbiton +3 14 £32,500 - 1
New Malden -2 13 £38,750 +40.90% 4
Twickenham - 13 £40,000 - 1
Uxbridge 0 11 £47,750 +19.37%
Chessington - 10 £26,000 - 3
Croydon -12 9 £45,000 - 1
Isleworth - 8 £57,500 - 3
Hammersmith +2 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -31 6 £55,000 +76.00% 2
Ealing +10 5 £45,000 -
Harrow -17 5 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Orpington - 5 £40,000 -
Teddington -10 3 £27,500 -4.34%
Greenford -3 2 - - 4
Docklands, London -16 2 £62,500 +45.34% 1
Wimbledon -18 2 £27,500 -47.61%
Sidcup - 2 £42,500 - 1
Mayfair +5 1 £40,000 -61.90%
Paddington -2 1 - -
Westminster -5 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Hackney - 1 £50,000 -
Edgware - 1 £60,000 -
Romford - 1 £95,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2190 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 2126 (47.31%) Java
3 1490 (33.16%) Degree
4 1337 (29.75%) Finance
5 1310 (29.15%) OO
6 1294 (28.79%) C#
7 1281 (28.50%) JavaScript
8 1211 (26.95%) Computer Science
9 1189 (26.46%) C++
10 1137 (25.30%) TDD
11 1136 (25.28%) SQL
12 1055 (23.48%) .NET
13 974 (21.67%) HTML
14 823 (18.31%) Scrum
15 809 (18.00%) CSS
16 784 (17.45%) Linux
17 702 (15.62%) SQL Server
18 670 (14.91%) Python
19 632 (14.06%) Web Services
20 609 (13.55%) Multithreading
21 595 (13.24%) MVC
22 584 (13.00%) UNIX
23 559 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
24 523 (11.64%) XML
25 506 (11.26%) HTML5
26 505 (11.24%) E-Commerce
27 502 (11.17%) ASP.NET
28 501 (11.15%) Oracle
29 478 (10.64%) C
30 467 (10.39%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 238 (5.30%) Node.js
2 164 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 141 (3.14%) CMS
4 99 (2.20%) Apache
5 85 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 82 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 74 (1.65%) IIS
8 71 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 59 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 56 (1.25%) JBoss
11 51 (1.13%) Umbraco
12 46 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
13 43 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 41 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
14 41 (0.91%) MQSeries
15 38 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 38 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
16 33 (0.73%) Sitefinity
17 31 (0.69%) NServiceBus
17 31 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 274 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.25%) MS Office
3 38 (0.85%) MS Project
4 37 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.16%) Doxygen
8 7 (0.16%) Maya
9 6 (0.13%) 3ds Max
9 6 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
10 4 (0.089%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.045%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.045%) Stata
12 1 (0.022%) Mingle
12 1 (0.022%) GIMP
12 1 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.42%) Magento
3 9 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
6 6 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 6 (0.13%) Advent Moxy
7 2 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.045%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.022%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.022%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.022%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.022%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.022%) Summit
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 141 (3.14%) SaaS
2 72 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (1.13%) GitHub
5 49 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (0.67%) PaaS
7 15 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.27%) Google App Engine
9 11 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.11%) IaaS
13 2 (0.045%) Heroku
13 2 (0.045%) Force.com
13 2 (0.045%) Office 365
13 2 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.022%) Route 53
14 1 (0.022%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 160 (3.56%) HTTP
2 140 (3.12%) Internet
3 88 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.69%) GSM
5 27 (0.60%) RTP
6 22 (0.49%) Wireless
7 18 (0.40%) SSL
7 18 (0.40%) SS7
8 17 (0.38%) AMQP
9 16 (0.36%) TCAP
9 16 (0.36%) INAP
9 16 (0.36%) VLAN
10 15 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
11 14 (0.31%) Intranet
12 12 (0.27%) SMS
13 11 (0.24%) 4G
13 11 (0.24%) BIG-IP
13 11 (0.24%) 3G
13 11 (0.24%) Extranet
13 11 (0.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 344 (7.65%) MySQL
3 307 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 303 (6.74%) Big Data
4 303 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 263 (5.85%) MongoDB
6 189 (4.21%) Hadoop
7 147 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 122 (2.71%) RDBMS
9 109 (2.43%) Redis
10 101 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 92 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 75 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 72 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
14 61 (1.36%) Oracle Database
15 58 (1.29%) Neo4j
16 56 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 53 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
18 50 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 49 (1.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 398 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 255 (5.67%) Maven
3 233 (5.18%) Selenium
4 230 (5.12%) Jenkins
5 226 (5.03%) Subversion
6 192 (4.27%) JUnit
7 184 (4.09%) Visual Studio
8 170 (3.78%) Cucumber
9 152 (3.38%) JIRA
10 121 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 100 (2.23%) WebDriver
12 98 (2.18%) NUnit
13 82 (1.82%) Jasmine
14 69 (1.54%) Eclipse
15 60 (1.34%) Ant
16 49 (1.09%) Hudson
17 46 (1.02%) JBehave
18 44 (0.98%) TeamCity
19 35 (0.78%) Moq
19 35 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1337 (29.75%) Finance
2 398 (8.86%) Banking
3 267 (5.94%) Games
4 216 (4.81%) Front Office
5 167 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 166 (3.69%) Investment Banking
7 158 (3.52%) Financial Institution
8 153 (3.40%) Marketing
9 127 (2.83%) Retail
10 65 (1.45%) Publishing
11 61 (1.36%) Legal
12 56 (1.25%) Back Office
13 46 (1.02%) Advertising
14 42 (0.93%) Electronics
15 31 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.56%) Multimedia
17 24 (0.53%) Aerospace
18 22 (0.49%) Law
19 17 (0.38%) Automotive
20 13 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2807 (62.46%) Developer
2 1109 (24.68%) Software Engineer
3 804 (17.89%) Java Developer
4 558 (12.42%) Senior Developer
5 375 (8.34%) C# Developer
6 372 (8.28%) C++ Developer
7 325 (7.23%) Software Developer
8 303 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
9 261 (5.81%) .NET Developer
10 211 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 210 (4.67%) Programmer
12 172 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
13 158 (3.52%) Junior
14 146 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
15 139 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
16 133 (2.96%) Web Developer
17 129 (2.87%) Junior Developer
18 125 (2.78%) Analyst
19 117 (2.60%) .NET Software Engineer
19 117 (2.60%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1055 (23.48%) .NET
2 974 (21.67%) HTML
3 809 (18.00%) CSS
4 632 (14.06%) Web Services
5 523 (11.64%) XML
6 506 (11.26%) HTML5
7 502 (11.17%) ASP.NET
8 467 (10.39%) jQuery
9 421 (9.37%) Spring
10 332 (7.39%) REST
11 315 (7.01%) J2EE
12 304 (6.76%) CSS3
13 277 (6.16%) WCF
14 266 (5.92%) .NET Framework
15 261 (5.81%) AngularJS
16 254 (5.65%) SOAP
17 248 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 234 (5.21%) J2SE
19 218 (4.85%) WPF
20 198 (4.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1211 (26.95%) Computer Science
2 441 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 439 (9.77%) Open Source
4 423 (9.41%) Algorithms
5 292 (6.50%) User Experience
6 277 (6.16%) Mathematics
7 262 (5.83%) Mobile App
8 236 (5.25%) Data Structures
9 207 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 163 (3.63%) Derivative
11 154 (3.43%) Visualisation
12 151 (3.36%) Hedge funds
13 145 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
14 127 (2.83%) Physics
15 122 (2.71%) Equities
16 81 (1.80%) iPad
17 73 (1.62%) Fixed Income
18 62 (1.38%) iPhone
19 61 (1.36%) Social Media
20 60 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 784 (17.45%) Linux
2 584 (13.00%) UNIX
3 430 (9.57%) Windows
4 388 (8.63%) Android
5 333 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 29 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 21 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.40%) Solaris
9 18 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.22%) Debian
10 10 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
11 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.20%) CentOS
12 8 (0.18%) AIX
12 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.13%) Tizen
15 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2190 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1310 (29.15%) OO
3 1137 (25.30%) TDD
4 823 (18.31%) Scrum
5 609 (13.55%) Multithreading
6 595 (13.24%) MVC
7 559 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
8 505 (11.24%) E-Commerce
9 462 (10.28%) OOP
10 400 (8.90%) BDD
11 341 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 334 (7.43%) OOD
13 244 (5.43%) Mentoring
14 241 (5.36%) Low Latency
15 215 (4.78%) Project Management
15 215 (4.78%) Analytics
15 215 (4.78%) Android Development
16 210 (4.67%) iOS Development
17 194 (4.32%) Test Automation
18 185 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2126 (47.31%) Java
2 1294 (28.79%) C#
3 1281 (28.50%) JavaScript
4 1189 (26.46%) C++
5 1136 (25.28%) SQL
6 670 (14.91%) Python
7 478 (10.64%) C
8 425 (9.46%) PHP
9 345 (7.68%) Ruby
10 251 (5.59%) Scala
11 164 (3.65%) Perl
12 161 (3.58%) Objective-C
13 100 (2.23%) Bash Shell
13 100 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 77 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 69 (1.54%) T-SQL
16 64 (1.42%) F#
17 63 (1.40%) VB
18 61 (1.36%) VBA
19 53 (1.18%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1490 (33.16%) Degree
2 186 (4.14%) PhD
3 46 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 21 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 21 (0.47%) ISEB
5 19 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.16%) MCSD
10 6 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.13%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.11%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.11%) CCA
12 4 (0.089%) CISSP
12 4 (0.089%) PMP
12 4 (0.089%) MCP
12 4 (0.089%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.067%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (7.85%) QA
2 59 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.38%) EMIR
3 17 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 17 (0.38%) SLA
4 10 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.11%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.089%) TickIT
7 3 (0.067%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.022%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.022%) WCAG
8 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.36%) Varnish
4 11 (0.24%) KVM
4 11 (0.24%) Xen
5 10 (0.22%) HDFS
6 9 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.18%) Firmware
8 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.089%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.089%) Docker
10 3 (0.067%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.067%) Snort
10 3 (0.067%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.022%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.022%) GridGain
11 1 (0.022%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 87 (1.94%) Puppet
2 61 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.93%) Nagios
4 21 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 15 (0.33%) Ansible
6 13 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.27%) HAProxy
7 12 (0.27%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.22%) Salt
9 9 (0.20%) Ganglia
10 8 (0.18%) logstash
11 7 (0.16%) SCCM
12 6 (0.13%) YUM
13 5 (0.11%) StatsD
13 5 (0.11%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.11%) OpenSSO
13 5 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
14 4 (0.089%) Kibana
15 3 (0.067%) Icinga
Vendors
1 501 (11.15%) Oracle
2 403 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 143 (3.18%) Google
4 80 (1.78%) Facebook
5 72 (1.60%) TIBCO
6 66 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 55 (1.22%) Adobe
8 54 (1.20%) SAP
8 54 (1.20%) Zend
9 50 (1.11%) Twitter
10 43 (0.96%) EPiServer
10 43 (0.96%) Sybase
11 37 (0.82%) IBM
12 33 (0.73%) Tableau
13 31 (0.69%) Atlassian
14 30 (0.67%) Telelogic
14 30 (0.67%) iRise
15 28 (0.62%) VMware
16 26 (0.58%) Telerik
17 25 (0.56%) Red Hat
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + share options
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits and Stock
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 60k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday