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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 49 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2344 1990 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.94% 4.43% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 5.41% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 1760 2044
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
39277 36796 40730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.88% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32377 30444 35159
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 -8 440 £57,500 +4.54% 66
Hounslow +12 34 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Surbiton - 20 £39,000 -
Croydon -5 17 £48,750 +39.28% 3
Chessington - 17 £42,500 -
New Malden +6 15 £27,500 - 1
Twickenham - 15 £40,000 - 2
Hammersmith +13 13 £60,000 +71.42%
Harrow -5 12 £31,500 +40.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -27 11 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Isleworth - 10 £52,500 - 2
Uxbridge +8 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Teddington -7 8 £27,500 -
Clapham - 7 £45,000 -
Wimbledon -5 6 £27,500 -
Southwark - 6 £47,500 -
Ealing -1 5 £52,500 +7.14% 1
Canary Wharf -8 2 £100,000 -
Wembley - 2 £40,000 -
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -
Romford +8 1 £95,000 +375.00%
Ruislip -2 1 £28,000 +12.00% 4
Sidcup - 1 £42,500 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -
Hackney - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2394 (48.36%) Java
2 1700 (34.34%) Degree
3 1520 (30.71%) C#
4 1482 (29.94%) OO
5 1428 (28.85%) Computer Science
6 1408 (28.44%) Finance
7 1359 (27.45%) C++
8 1357 (27.41%) JavaScript
9 1335 (26.97%) SQL
10 1234 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
11 1200 (24.24%) TDD
12 1197 (24.18%) .NET
13 1119 (22.61%) HTML
14 901 (18.20%) CSS
15 879 (17.76%) Scrum
16 865 (17.47%) Linux
17 791 (15.98%) SQL Server
18 772 (15.60%) Python
19 705 (14.24%) Web Services
20 692 (13.98%) UNIX
21 652 (13.17%) Multithreading
22 645 (13.03%) MVC
23 631 (12.75%) Oracle
24 602 (12.16%) XML
25 585 (11.82%) ASP.NET
26 581 (11.74%) HTML5
27 558 (11.27%) jQuery
28 557 (11.25%) C
29 542 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
30 520 (10.51%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.81%) Node.js
2 205 (4.14%) Tomcat
3 143 (2.89%) CMS
4 132 (2.67%) Apache
5 102 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 95 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 92 (1.86%) IIS
8 66 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 65 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 61 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
11 54 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
12 52 (1.05%) MQSeries
13 51 (1.03%) Umbraco
14 43 (0.87%) Confluence
15 41 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
16 40 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
17 37 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
18 36 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
19 34 (0.69%) Jetty
20 31 (0.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 325 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.39%) MS Office
3 44 (0.89%) MS Project
4 37 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.12%) Maya
9 5 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
9 5 (0.10%) 3ds Max
10 4 (0.081%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.040%) Stata
12 1 (0.020%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.020%) DOC1
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.020%) Simulink
12 1 (0.020%) SPSS
12 1 (0.020%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.020%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.57%) Magento
3 18 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
6 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.10%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 5 (0.10%) Advent Moxy
8 2 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.020%) Exstream
9 1 (0.020%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.020%) RMDS
9 1 (0.020%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.020%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.020%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.020%) Tridion
9 1 (0.020%) Summit
9 1 (0.020%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 173 (3.49%) SaaS
2 95 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (0.77%) GitHub
6 20 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.36%) PaaS
8 15 (0.30%) Google App Engine
9 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.24%) Force.com
10 12 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.18%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.10%) Heroku
14 3 (0.061%) Office 365
15 2 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.040%) IaaS
16 1 (0.020%) Basecamp
16 1 (0.020%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 194 (3.92%) HTTP
2 182 (3.68%) Internet
3 125 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 33 (0.67%) GSM
5 27 (0.55%) RTP
6 25 (0.51%) SSH
6 25 (0.51%) Wireless
7 21 (0.42%) SSL
8 20 (0.40%) SS7
9 18 (0.36%) TCAP
9 18 (0.36%) INAP
10 17 (0.34%) VLAN
10 17 (0.34%) SIGTRAN
11 15 (0.30%) Firewall
12 14 (0.28%) AMQP
13 13 (0.26%) ATM
14 12 (0.24%) BIG-IP
15 11 (0.22%) SMS
15 11 (0.22%) VPN
16 10 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 791 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 364 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 359 (7.25%) MySQL
4 345 (6.97%) Big Data
5 331 (6.69%) NoSQL
6 257 (5.19%) MongoDB
7 205 (4.14%) Hadoop
8 177 (3.58%) RDBMS
9 173 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 131 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 107 (2.16%) Redis
12 106 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 98 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
14 93 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
15 65 (1.31%) Oracle Database
16 62 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 62 (1.25%) OLTP
17 61 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
17 61 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 53 (1.07%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 440 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 265 (5.35%) Jenkins
3 263 (5.31%) Maven
4 251 (5.07%) Subversion
5 239 (4.83%) Selenium
6 234 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 207 (4.18%) JUnit
8 193 (3.90%) JIRA
9 166 (3.35%) Cucumber
10 135 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 125 (2.53%) NUnit
12 105 (2.12%) WebDriver
13 76 (1.54%) Ant
14 75 (1.52%) Jasmine
15 73 (1.47%) Eclipse
16 49 (0.99%) Hudson
17 48 (0.97%) Moq
18 42 (0.85%) MSBuild
18 42 (0.85%) CruiseControl
19 40 (0.81%) JBehave
General
1 1408 (28.44%) Finance
2 436 (8.81%) Banking
3 314 (6.34%) Games
4 229 (4.63%) Front Office
5 176 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 169 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 152 (3.07%) Financial Institution
8 143 (2.89%) Retail
9 127 (2.57%) Marketing
10 82 (1.66%) Publishing
11 79 (1.60%) Advertising
12 40 (0.81%) Legal
13 38 (0.77%) Back Office
14 36 (0.73%) Electronics
15 33 (0.67%) Multimedia
16 24 (0.48%) Law
17 21 (0.42%) Manufacturing
18 19 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.36%) Automotive
20 13 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3165 (63.94%) Developer
2 1249 (25.23%) Software Engineer
3 875 (17.68%) Java Developer
4 628 (12.69%) Senior Developer
5 454 (9.17%) Software Developer
6 395 (7.98%) C++ Developer
7 392 (7.92%) C# Developer
8 311 (6.28%) .NET Developer
9 296 (5.98%) Senior Software Engineer
10 253 (5.11%) Programmer
11 223 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 191 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
13 183 (3.70%) Analyst
14 166 (3.35%) Junior
15 161 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
16 155 (3.13%) Web Developer
17 144 (2.91%) Java Software Engineer
18 139 (2.81%) Consultant
19 137 (2.77%) Junior Developer
20 136 (2.75%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1197 (24.18%) .NET
2 1119 (22.61%) HTML
3 901 (18.20%) CSS
4 705 (14.24%) Web Services
5 602 (12.16%) XML
6 585 (11.82%) ASP.NET
7 581 (11.74%) HTML5
8 558 (11.27%) jQuery
9 417 (8.42%) Spring
10 362 (7.31%) REST
11 343 (6.93%) CSS3
12 328 (6.63%) J2EE
13 326 (6.59%) WCF
14 322 (6.51%) .NET Framework
15 283 (5.72%) AngularJS
16 277 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 265 (5.35%) SOAP
18 262 (5.29%) J2SE
19 240 (4.85%) WPF
20 225 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1428 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 444 (8.97%) Open Source
3 340 (6.87%) Mathematics
4 293 (5.92%) Mobile App
5 200 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 174 (3.52%) Hedge funds
7 165 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 162 (3.27%) Derivative
9 135 (2.73%) Physics
10 127 (2.57%) Visualisation
11 106 (2.14%) Equities
12 97 (1.96%) iPad
13 75 (1.52%) iPhone
14 74 (1.49%) Social Media
14 74 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
15 70 (1.41%) Statistics
16 62 (1.25%) Fixed Income
17 58 (1.17%) Blackberry
18 55 (1.11%) Client/Server
19 51 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 865 (17.47%) Linux
2 692 (13.98%) UNIX
3 520 (10.51%) Windows
4 482 (9.74%) Android
5 411 (8.30%) Apple iOS
6 35 (0.71%) Windows Phone
7 31 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.34%) Solaris
9 16 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.30%) CentOS
11 14 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
12 13 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.14%) AIX
16 7 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
17 6 (0.12%) Debian
18 5 (0.10%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 1482 (29.94%) OO
2 1234 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1200 (24.24%) TDD
4 879 (17.76%) Scrum
5 652 (13.17%) Multithreading
6 645 (13.03%) MVC
7 542 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
8 497 (10.04%) E-Commerce
9 452 (9.13%) OOP
10 409 (8.26%) Unit Testing
11 402 (8.12%) BDD
12 391 (7.90%) OOD
13 289 (5.84%) Low Latency
14 271 (5.47%) Android Development
15 259 (5.23%) iOS Development
16 244 (4.93%) Analytics
17 234 (4.73%) Project Management
18 228 (4.61%) Web Development
19 219 (4.42%) SOA
20 194 (3.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2394 (48.36%) Java
2 1520 (30.71%) C#
3 1359 (27.45%) C++
4 1357 (27.41%) JavaScript
5 1335 (26.97%) SQL
6 772 (15.60%) Python
7 557 (11.25%) C
8 436 (8.81%) PHP
9 409 (8.26%) Ruby
10 309 (6.24%) Scala
11 168 (3.39%) Perl
12 158 (3.19%) Objective-C
13 116 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 112 (2.26%) F#
15 108 (2.18%) Bash Shell
16 94 (1.90%) Shell Script
17 89 (1.80%) T-SQL
18 86 (1.74%) Clojure
18 86 (1.74%) VBA
19 71 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1700 (34.34%) Degree
2 205 (4.14%) PhD
3 52 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.57%) DV Cleared
5 25 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (0.42%) ISEB
7 16 (0.32%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.22%) PMP
9 11 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.16%) CISSP
12 7 (0.14%) MCP
12 7 (0.14%) GCIH
12 7 (0.14%) GIAC
13 6 (0.12%) MCSD
14 5 (0.10%) CCA
15 4 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.081%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (7.96%) QA
2 70 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.20%) EMIR
4 10 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.18%) TickIT
6 7 (0.14%) SLA
7 2 (0.040%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.020%) WCAG
8 1 (0.020%) WAI
8 1 (0.020%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.46%) Varnish
4 12 (0.24%) KVM
4 12 (0.24%) HDFS
4 12 (0.24%) Xen
5 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.12%) Snort
6 5 (0.10%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.081%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.061%) NFS
8 3 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.061%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.061%) Postfix
8 3 (0.061%) OpenSSH
8 3 (0.061%) Docker
9 2 (0.040%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.040%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 99 (2.00%) Puppet
2 68 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (0.83%) Nagios
4 25 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 13 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 12 (0.24%) Ansible
6 12 (0.24%) Salt
7 11 (0.22%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.20%) OpenSSO
8 10 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
9 9 (0.18%) Ganglia
9 9 (0.18%) logstash
10 8 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.14%) StatsD
12 6 (0.12%) YUM
13 5 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.10%) Icinga
14 4 (0.081%) Kibana
14 4 (0.081%) collectd
14 4 (0.081%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 631 (12.75%) Oracle
2 488 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 215 (4.34%) Google
4 136 (2.75%) Facebook
5 94 (1.90%) TIBCO
6 90 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 84 (1.70%) Adobe
8 79 (1.60%) JBoss
9 73 (1.47%) Twitter
10 64 (1.29%) SAP
11 59 (1.19%) EPiServer
12 52 (1.05%) Zend
13 47 (0.95%) Sybase
14 43 (0.87%) IBM
15 42 (0.85%) Perforce
16 33 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
16 33 (0.67%) Atlassian
17 32 (0.65%) iRise
17 32 (0.65%) Telelogic
17 32 (0.65%) VMware
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + £10k Bonus
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
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South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
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South West London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
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New Malden, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Bonus
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Croydon, Surrey
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Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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London
Linux Recruit
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £40k to £60k + benefits
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London
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West London
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Hounslow, Middlesex
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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