The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 49 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2554 1922 2336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.29% 4.35% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 5.35% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2212 1647 1974
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 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39863 35948 40924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.61% 81.38% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33126 29826 35485
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -13 448 £57,500 +4.54% 77
Hounslow +11 35 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Croydon +9 30 £52,500 +68.00% 1
Surbiton - 20 £39,000 - 2
Hammersmith +9 19 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Chessington - 17 £42,500 -
Uxbridge +15 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames -17 13 £55,000 +37.50% 3
New Malden +4 11 £27,500 - 3
Harrow - 10 £31,500 - 1
Clapham - 7 £45,000 -
Teddington -4 6 £27,500 -13.38%
Southwark - 5 £47,500 -
Wimbledon - 5 £27,500 -
Ealing -2 3 £52,500 +7.14% 2
Chiswick -6 3 £40,500 -4.70%
Canary Wharf -7 2 £100,000 +11.11%
Wembley - 2 £40,000 - 2
Coulsdon - 2 £40,000 -
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -
Isleworth - 2 £52,500 - 1
Twickenham +12 1 £52,500 - 2
Romford -4 1 £21,000 +5.00% 2
Ruislip - 1 £28,000 - 1
Sidcup - 1 £42,500 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2495 (48.53%) Java
2 1729 (33.63%) Degree
3 1686 (32.80%) C#
4 1540 (29.96%) OO
5 1501 (29.20%) Finance
6 1472 (28.63%) Computer Science
7 1415 (27.52%) JavaScript
8 1413 (27.48%) SQL
9 1411 (27.45%) C++
10 1282 (24.94%) .NET
11 1274 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
12 1240 (24.12%) HTML
13 1177 (22.89%) TDD
14 995 (19.35%) CSS
15 899 (17.49%) Linux
16 871 (16.94%) Scrum
17 850 (16.53%) SQL Server
18 782 (15.21%) UNIX
19 777 (15.11%) Python
20 751 (14.61%) Web Services
21 697 (13.56%) Oracle
22 665 (12.94%) MVC
23 654 (12.72%) Multithreading
24 651 (12.66%) HTML5
25 650 (12.64%) XML
26 632 (12.29%) ASP.NET
27 615 (11.96%) jQuery
28 579 (11.26%) C
29 572 (11.13%) Windows
30 550 (10.70%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 203 (3.95%) Node.js
2 189 (3.68%) Tomcat
3 158 (3.07%) CMS
4 143 (2.78%) Apache
5 97 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 90 (1.75%) IIS
7 88 (1.71%) Apache Solr
8 68 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 66 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 60 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
11 59 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
12 55 (1.07%) Umbraco
13 46 (0.89%) MQSeries
14 41 (0.80%) Confluence
15 39 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
16 33 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
16 33 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
16 33 (0.64%) Jetty
16 33 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
17 29 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 341 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 63 (1.23%) MS Office
3 42 (0.82%) MS Project
4 35 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.078%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.078%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.058%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.058%) Maya
9 3 (0.058%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.039%) SPSS
10 2 (0.039%) Stata
11 1 (0.019%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.019%) DOC1
11 1 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.019%) CATIA
11 1 (0.019%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.45%) Magento
3 20 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
5 8 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 8 (0.16%) SunGard AvantGard
6 5 (0.097%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.058%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 3 (0.058%) Advent Moxy
8 2 (0.039%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.019%) Tridion
9 1 (0.019%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.019%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.019%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 157 (3.05%) SaaS
2 112 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 59 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (0.91%) GitHub
6 23 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.29%) Force.com
7 15 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 13 (0.25%) PaaS
8 13 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.14%) Heroku
12 5 (0.097%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.097%) Office 365
13 2 (0.039%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.039%) IaaS
13 2 (0.039%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.039%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.019%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 229 (4.45%) Internet
2 190 (3.70%) HTTP
3 138 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.60%) Broadband
5 29 (0.56%) GSM
6 26 (0.51%) RTP
7 25 (0.49%) SSH
8 23 (0.45%) Wireless
9 20 (0.39%) SS7
10 18 (0.35%) TCAP
10 18 (0.35%) INAP
10 18 (0.35%) VLAN
11 17 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
11 17 (0.33%) SSL
11 17 (0.33%) ATM
12 13 (0.25%) BIG-IP
13 12 (0.23%) AMQP
13 12 (0.23%) DNS
13 12 (0.23%) Firewall
14 11 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 850 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 391 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 370 (7.20%) Big Data
4 361 (7.02%) MySQL
5 337 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 239 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 228 (4.43%) RDBMS
8 208 (4.05%) Hadoop
9 191 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 136 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 107 (2.08%) Redis
12 104 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
13 97 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 96 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 80 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 80 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 77 (1.50%) Oracle Database
17 71 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
18 70 (1.36%) OLTP
19 61 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 463 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 291 (5.66%) Subversion
3 257 (5.00%) Maven
4 248 (4.82%) Visual Studio
5 246 (4.79%) Selenium
6 234 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 210 (4.08%) JUnit
8 191 (3.72%) JIRA
9 150 (2.92%) NUnit
10 145 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 137 (2.66%) Cucumber
12 102 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 76 (1.48%) Ant
13 76 (1.48%) Eclipse
14 57 (1.11%) Moq
15 54 (1.05%) Jasmine
16 46 (0.89%) CruiseControl
17 42 (0.82%) SpecFlow
18 41 (0.80%) Xcode
19 40 (0.78%) Behat
General
1 1501 (29.20%) Finance
2 428 (8.33%) Banking
3 360 (7.00%) Games
4 237 (4.61%) Front Office
5 206 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 151 (2.94%) Retail
7 148 (2.88%) Investment Banking
8 121 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 119 (2.31%) Marketing
10 86 (1.67%) Advertising
11 72 (1.40%) Publishing
12 38 (0.74%) Back Office
13 34 (0.66%) Legal
14 33 (0.64%) Multimedia
15 31 (0.60%) Law
16 29 (0.56%) Electronics
17 26 (0.51%) Manufacturing
18 14 (0.27%) French Language
18 14 (0.27%) German Language
19 13 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3261 (63.43%) Developer
2 1425 (27.72%) Software Engineer
3 861 (16.75%) Java Developer
4 641 (12.47%) Senior Developer
5 497 (9.67%) Software Developer
6 430 (8.36%) C# Developer
7 413 (8.03%) C++ Developer
8 324 (6.30%) .NET Developer
9 320 (6.22%) Senior Software Engineer
10 300 (5.84%) Programmer
11 246 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 210 (4.08%) Analyst
13 188 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
14 172 (3.35%) C++ Software Engineer
15 169 (3.29%) Web Developer
16 163 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
17 161 (3.13%) Junior
18 153 (2.98%) Consultant
19 146 (2.84%) Graduate
20 141 (2.74%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1282 (24.94%) .NET
2 1240 (24.12%) HTML
3 995 (19.35%) CSS
4 751 (14.61%) Web Services
5 651 (12.66%) HTML5
6 650 (12.64%) XML
7 632 (12.29%) ASP.NET
8 615 (11.96%) jQuery
9 464 (9.03%) Spring
10 372 (7.24%) WCF
11 358 (6.96%) CSS3
12 343 (6.67%) REST
13 337 (6.56%) J2EE
14 322 (6.26%) .NET Framework
15 290 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 288 (5.60%) SOAP
17 274 (5.33%) Ajax
18 264 (5.14%) AngularJS
19 261 (5.08%) WPF
20 236 (4.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1472 (28.63%) Computer Science
2 417 (8.11%) Open Source
3 377 (7.33%) Mathematics
4 319 (6.21%) Mobile App
5 217 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 200 (3.89%) Hedge funds
7 158 (3.07%) Derivative
8 145 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 142 (2.76%) Physics
10 120 (2.33%) Visualisation
11 95 (1.85%) Equities
12 92 (1.79%) iPad
13 91 (1.77%) Blackberry
14 88 (1.71%) Social Media
15 87 (1.69%) Statistics
16 78 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
17 68 (1.32%) iPhone
18 65 (1.26%) Client/Server
19 60 (1.17%) Management Information System
20 57 (1.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 899 (17.49%) Linux
2 782 (15.21%) UNIX
3 572 (11.13%) Windows
4 527 (10.25%) Android
5 463 (9.01%) Apple iOS
6 36 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 22 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.31%) Solaris
10 14 (0.27%) BlackBerry OS
11 13 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
12 12 (0.23%) CentOS
12 12 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.14%) AIX
15 6 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.12%) Scientific Linux
16 5 (0.097%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1540 (29.96%) OO
2 1274 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1177 (22.89%) TDD
4 871 (16.94%) Scrum
5 665 (12.94%) MVC
6 654 (12.72%) Multithreading
7 513 (9.98%) E-Commerce
8 508 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 440 (8.56%) OOP
10 411 (7.99%) Unit Testing
11 400 (7.78%) BDD
12 390 (7.59%) OOD
13 306 (5.95%) Android Development
14 305 (5.93%) Low Latency
15 287 (5.58%) iOS Development
16 264 (5.14%) Web Development
17 244 (4.75%) SOA
18 240 (4.67%) Analytics
19 222 (4.32%) Project Management
20 196 (3.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2495 (48.53%) Java
2 1686 (32.80%) C#
3 1415 (27.52%) JavaScript
4 1413 (27.48%) SQL
5 1411 (27.45%) C++
6 777 (15.11%) Python
7 579 (11.26%) C
8 432 (8.40%) PHP
9 430 (8.36%) Ruby
10 303 (5.89%) Scala
11 179 (3.48%) Objective-C
12 169 (3.29%) Perl
13 152 (2.96%) F#
14 122 (2.37%) PL/SQL
15 119 (2.31%) T-SQL
16 114 (2.22%) Shell Script
17 109 (2.12%) Clojure
18 95 (1.85%) Bash Shell
19 86 (1.67%) VBA
20 83 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1729 (33.63%) Degree
2 203 (3.95%) PhD
3 59 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 32 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 30 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.37%) ISEB
7 18 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.18%) PMP
10 9 (0.18%) CISSP
11 8 (0.16%) MCP
11 8 (0.16%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.14%) GIAC
12 7 (0.14%) GCIH
13 6 (0.12%) HND
14 5 (0.097%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.078%) MySQL Certification
15 4 (0.078%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (7.74%) QA
2 72 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.18%) TickIT
5 6 (0.12%) EMIR
5 6 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.097%) WAI
7 2 (0.039%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.039%) SLA
8 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.019%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.47%) Varnish
3 18 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.27%) Xen
5 13 (0.25%) KVM
6 12 (0.23%) HDFS
7 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.12%) Snort
8 4 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.078%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.058%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.058%) Postfix
9 3 (0.058%) OpenSSH
9 3 (0.058%) NFS
10 2 (0.039%) Docker
10 2 (0.039%) vSphere
10 2 (0.039%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.019%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 93 (1.81%) Puppet
2 72 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (0.74%) Nagios
4 31 (0.60%) Vagrant
5 18 (0.35%) HAProxy
5 18 (0.35%) logstash
6 17 (0.33%) Ansible
7 15 (0.29%) Salt
8 12 (0.23%) StatsD
9 11 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
10 10 (0.19%) OpenSSO
11 9 (0.18%) collectd
11 9 (0.18%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.12%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.097%) Zenoss
14 5 (0.097%) YUM
15 4 (0.078%) Capistrano
15 4 (0.078%) Kibana
15 4 (0.078%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 697 (13.56%) Oracle
2 550 (10.70%) Microsoft
3 240 (4.67%) Google
4 171 (3.33%) Facebook
5 116 (2.26%) TIBCO
6 97 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 95 (1.85%) Adobe
8 85 (1.65%) Twitter
9 83 (1.61%) JBoss
10 73 (1.42%) Sybase
11 71 (1.38%) SAP
12 64 (1.24%) EPiServer
13 59 (1.15%) Perforce
14 52 (1.01%) Zend
15 46 (0.89%) IBM
16 38 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
17 34 (0.66%) Atlassian
18 30 (0.58%) iRise
18 30 (0.58%) Telelogic
19 29 (0.56%) Apple
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + be - trips, food +
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Tom Tom
Salary: /- 43K
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + strong benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus (c50%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FactSet
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago