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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 35 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +29
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2470 2696 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.86% 6.23% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.70% 7.06% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 2269 1627
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
32093 38196 38672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.07% 88.26% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27226 32251 32657
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 222 £60,000 -7.69% 82
Docklands, London - 18 £48,000 -
Canary Wharf +2 17 £115,000 +15.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 17 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Chessington -2 15 £40,000 -20.00%
Croydon +11 14 £51,250 -1.44% 2
Hammersmith +23 13 £50,000 -9.09%
Chiswick - 12 £57,500 - 1
Bromley - 6 £26,000 -
Hounslow +19 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Uxbridge -2 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Wimbledon -8 4 £70,000 -
West Drayton - 4 - -
Hayes - 3 £45,000 -
Greenwich - 3 £35,000 -
Hackney - 2 £51,500 -
Feltham +4 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Greenford 0 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 - 2
Hendon - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £62,500 -
Edgware - 1 £43,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 2636 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
2 2186 (44.80%) Java
3 1446 (29.64%) JavaScript
4 1439 (29.49%) Finance
5 1331 (27.28%) TDD
6 1178 (24.14%) Degree
7 1164 (23.86%) SQL
8 1140 (23.37%) C#
9 1039 (21.30%) Python
10 1016 (20.82%) Computer Science
11 1009 (20.68%) HTML
12 916 (18.77%) .NET
13 893 (18.30%) C++
14 833 (17.07%) CSS
15 828 (16.97%) OO
16 825 (16.91%) Linux
17 747 (15.31%) Scrum
18 708 (14.51%) AngularJS
19 682 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
20 645 (13.22%) BDD
21 612 (12.54%) Scala
22 578 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
23 572 (11.72%) Node.js
24 571 (11.70%) Git (software)
25 559 (11.46%) Microservices
26 549 (11.25%) HTML5
27 529 (10.84%) E-Commerce
28 511 (10.47%) DevOps
29 497 (10.19%) NoSQL
30 494 (10.13%) Open Source

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 282 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
2 236 (4.84%) Apache Spark
3 126 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 125 (2.56%) Apache
5 85 (1.74%) Apache Solr
6 78 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 71 (1.46%) CMS
8 65 (1.33%) Confluence
8 65 (1.33%) JBoss
9 55 (1.13%) SharePoint
10 49 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 39 (0.80%) IIS
12 33 (0.68%) nginx
13 31 (0.64%) MQSeries
14 30 (0.61%) Apache Pig
15 27 (0.55%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.39%) WildFly
18 17 (0.35%) Jetty
18 17 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 164 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 22 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (0.18%) MS Office
6 8 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.14%) HipChat
8 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.12%) InVision
9 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.020%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.020%) Mingle
9 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.23%) Summit
4 8 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.082%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.082%) Magento
8 4 (0.082%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.061%) OpenText MBPM
9 3 (0.061%) Postilion
10 2 (0.041%) RMDS
10 2 (0.041%) SAP APO
10 2 (0.041%) Shopify
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.020%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.020%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 578 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 201 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (2.99%) GitHub
4 117 (2.40%) SaaS
5 88 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 69 (1.41%) PaaS
7 59 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 46 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (0.70%) IaaS
10 28 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 24 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
12 19 (0.39%) iTunes
13 18 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (0.35%) CloudFront
15 16 (0.33%) Google App Engine
16 15 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
17 14 (0.29%) Heroku
18 13 (0.27%) Office 365
18 13 (0.27%) OpenShift
19 12 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 118 (2.42%) HTTP
2 114 (2.34%) Internet
3 108 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 32 (0.66%) Multicast
5 30 (0.61%) Intranet
6 18 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 16 (0.33%) DNS
8 15 (0.31%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.29%) Firewall
10 11 (0.23%) Network Security
10 11 (0.23%) RS-232
10 11 (0.23%) RS-485
11 10 (0.20%) LDAP
12 9 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.16%) SSL
13 8 (0.16%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.16%) Wireless
14 6 (0.12%) Skype
14 6 (0.12%) SMTP
14 6 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (10.19%) NoSQL
2 453 (9.28%) Big Data
3 443 (9.08%) SQL Server
4 401 (8.22%) MongoDB
5 311 (6.37%) MySQL
6 307 (6.29%) Relational Database
7 285 (5.84%) Hadoop
8 218 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 205 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
10 144 (2.95%) Redis
11 113 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 87 (1.78%) Neo4j
13 73 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 72 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 59 (1.21%) Apache Hive
16 54 (1.11%) Couchbase
17 51 (1.05%) Data Mining
18 50 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 49 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 45 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 571 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 411 (8.42%) Jenkins
3 197 (4.04%) Maven
4 188 (3.85%) JIRA
5 184 (3.77%) Selenium
6 174 (3.57%) JUnit
7 124 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 109 (2.23%) Subversion
9 106 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 105 (2.15%) Jasmine
11 91 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 88 (1.80%) Visual Studio
13 80 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 75 (1.54%) Grunt
15 74 (1.52%) gulp
16 70 (1.43%) WebDriver
17 68 (1.39%) Gradle
18 57 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
19 54 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
20 51 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 1439 (29.49%) Finance
2 474 (9.72%) Banking
3 275 (5.64%) Retail
4 270 (5.53%) Games
5 210 (4.30%) Marketing
6 197 (4.04%) Telecoms
7 135 (2.77%) Front Office
8 127 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 77 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 74 (1.52%) Publishing
11 72 (1.48%) Law
12 63 (1.29%) Advertising
13 61 (1.25%) Back Office
14 50 (1.02%) Legal
15 40 (0.82%) Automotive
16 34 (0.70%) Electronics
17 28 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 23 (0.47%) Manufacturing
18 23 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
19 22 (0.45%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2632 (53.95%) Developer
2 1404 (28.78%) Software Engineer
3 924 (18.94%) Java Developer
4 498 (10.21%) C# Developer
5 479 (9.82%) Java Engineer
6 459 (9.41%) .NET Developer
7 454 (9.31%) Senior Developer
8 399 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 368 (7.54%) Java Software Engineer
10 322 (6.60%) Senior Software Engineer
11 309 (6.33%) C++ Developer
12 286 (5.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 278 (5.70%) Software Developer
14 237 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
15 198 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
16 179 (3.67%) Python Developer
17 176 (3.61%) SQL Developer
18 172 (3.53%) Scala Developer
19 167 (3.42%) Agile Developer
20 163 (3.34%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1009 (20.68%) HTML
2 916 (18.77%) .NET
3 833 (17.07%) CSS
4 708 (14.51%) AngularJS
5 572 (11.72%) Node.js
6 549 (11.25%) HTML5
7 480 (9.84%) REST
8 469 (9.61%) Web Services
9 439 (9.00%) Spring
10 357 (7.32%) React
11 339 (6.95%) ASP.NET
12 314 (6.44%) CSS3
13 299 (6.13%) jQuery
14 275 (5.64%) RESTful
15 267 (5.47%) XML
16 199 (4.08%) JSON
17 185 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
18 176 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 166 (3.40%) J2EE
20 150 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1016 (20.82%) Computer Science
2 445 (9.12%) Algorithms
3 335 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 325 (6.66%) Mathematics
5 280 (5.74%) Fintech
6 247 (5.06%) Data Structures
7 232 (4.76%) User Experience
8 222 (4.55%) Mobile App
9 214 (4.39%) Hedge funds
10 145 (2.97%) Client/Server
11 139 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 135 (2.77%) Physics
13 119 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
14 113 (2.32%) Artificial Intelligence
15 82 (1.68%) Visualisation
16 81 (1.66%) Derivative
17 73 (1.50%) Statistics
18 67 (1.37%) Management Information System
19 65 (1.33%) Equities
20 64 (1.31%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 825 (16.91%) Linux
2 372 (7.62%) Unix
3 305 (6.25%) Windows
4 183 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 177 (3.63%) Android
6 36 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 24 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.37%) CentOS
9 12 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 9 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.16%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.16%) MVS
13 7 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2636 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1331 (27.28%) TDD
3 828 (16.97%) OO
4 747 (15.31%) Scrum
5 682 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
6 645 (13.22%) BDD
7 559 (11.46%) Microservices
8 529 (10.84%) E-Commerce
9 511 (10.47%) DevOps
10 494 (10.13%) Open Source
11 474 (9.72%) MVC
12 403 (8.26%) Multithreading
13 402 (8.24%) Analytics
14 343 (7.03%) OOP
15 289 (5.92%) Low Latency
15 289 (5.92%) Web Development
16 283 (5.80%) Mentoring
17 273 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
18 272 (5.57%) Front End Development
19 262 (5.37%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 2186 (44.80%) Java
2 1446 (29.64%) JavaScript
3 1164 (23.86%) SQL
4 1140 (23.37%) C#
5 1039 (21.30%) Python
6 893 (18.30%) C++
7 612 (12.54%) Scala
8 384 (7.87%) Ruby
9 337 (6.91%) C
10 260 (5.33%) PHP
11 158 (3.24%) Go
12 128 (2.62%) Bash Shell
13 118 (2.42%) Perl
14 111 (2.28%) T-SQL
15 106 (2.17%) Objective-C
16 103 (2.11%) ES6
17 98 (2.01%) TypeScript
18 95 (1.95%) PL/SQL
19 90 (1.84%) Apple Swift
20 89 (1.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1178 (24.14%) Degree
2 123 (2.52%) PhD
3 81 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 38 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 25 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 24 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 21 (0.43%) ISEB
9 17 (0.35%) PMP
10 15 (0.31%) BC Cleared
11 12 (0.25%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.14%) CISSP
12 7 (0.14%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.12%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.12%) HNC
13 6 (0.12%) HND
14 5 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.10%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (0.10%) MCP
14 5 (0.10%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (5.60%) QA
2 48 (0.98%) SDET
3 16 (0.33%) GCP
4 14 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.25%) MiFID
6 10 (0.20%) SLA
7 8 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.14%) WCAG
9 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.082%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 4 (0.082%) MISRA
10 4 (0.082%) MISRA C
11 3 (0.061%) JTAG
12 2 (0.041%) SEPA
12 2 (0.041%) WAI
13 1 (0.020%) JSP 440
System Software
1 327 (6.70%) Docker
2 54 (1.11%) HDFS
3 42 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 23 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (0.37%) Active Directory
7 16 (0.33%) VirtualBox
8 14 (0.29%) Firmware
9 13 (0.27%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.18%) Xen
11 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.12%) KVM
12 5 (0.10%) LXC
13 4 (0.082%) Varnish
14 3 (0.061%) iptables
15 1 (0.020%) etcd
15 1 (0.020%) vCloud
15 1 (0.020%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.020%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 209 (4.28%) Puppet
2 162 (3.32%) Ansible
3 160 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 43 (0.88%) Mesos
6 28 (0.57%) Terraform
7 23 (0.47%) Grafana
8 16 (0.33%) Control-M
9 15 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 15 (0.31%) Kibana
10 14 (0.29%) Nagios
10 14 (0.29%) Rancher
10 14 (0.29%) rkt
11 12 (0.25%) Capistrano
12 10 (0.20%) Graphite
12 10 (0.20%) Salt
13 7 (0.14%) logstash
13 7 (0.14%) StatsD
14 6 (0.12%) Opsview
14 6 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 297 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 295 (6.05%) Oracle
3 168 (3.44%) Google
4 100 (2.05%) IBM
5 83 (1.70%) Adobe
6 63 (1.29%) Atlassian
7 56 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 51 (1.05%) Sybase
9 47 (0.96%) SAP
10 46 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 41 (0.84%) Splunk
12 38 (0.78%) MuleSoft
13 35 (0.72%) Apple
14 31 (0.64%) VMware
15 29 (0.59%) Zend
16 27 (0.55%) Red Hat
17 24 (0.49%) Cloudera
17 24 (0.49%) PayPal
18 22 (0.45%) Solace
19 21 (0.43%) Hortonworks
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + stock options + free food!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Michael Page International
Salary: Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago