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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 49 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2151 2655 1875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.92% 5.35% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 6.32% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1787 2280 1585
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
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
37403 42017 36693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.55% 84.62% 83.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31288 34926 30536
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 £80,000 £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 June 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 June 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 +12 385 £57,500 +4.54% 92
Chessington 0 20 £35,000 +7.69%
Hounslow +5 17 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Ealing -1 17 £75,000 +66.66%
Kingston Upon Thames +15 16 £63,750 +21.42%
Surbiton +1 11 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Hammersmith -8 10 £52,500 -34.37%
Chiswick +7 9 £37,500 -7.40%
Uxbridge -10 9 £32,500 -23.52%
Twickenham -6 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Feltham - 6 £39,000 -
Croydon -23 5 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £57,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Brentford - 2 £66,250 -
Docklands, London - 2 £77,500 -
Sidcup - 2 £47,500 -
Harrow +5 1 £35,000 - 1
Wimbledon -16 1 £70,000 +154.54%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2048 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1733 (43.66%) Java
3 1393 (35.10%) Degree
4 1201 (30.26%) JavaScript
5 1195 (30.11%) C#
6 1115 (28.09%) Finance
7 1057 (26.63%) Computer Science
8 1054 (26.56%) .NET
9 1036 (26.10%) SQL
10 982 (24.74%) OO
11 980 (24.69%) TDD
12 894 (22.52%) C++
13 869 (21.89%) HTML
14 748 (18.85%) Linux
15 707 (17.81%) CSS
16 657 (16.55%) Python
17 633 (15.95%) Scrum
18 604 (15.22%) MVC
19 599 (15.09%) SQL Server
20 536 (13.50%) Web Services
21 523 (13.18%) jQuery
22 516 (13.00%) Spring
23 515 (12.98%) ASP.NET
24 467 (11.77%) XML
24 467 (11.77%) BDD
25 462 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
26 457 (11.51%) Git (software)
27 439 (11.06%) C
28 435 (10.96%) E-Commerce
29 421 (10.61%) HTML5

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 314 (7.91%) Node.js
2 115 (2.90%) Apache
2 115 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 92 (2.32%) IIS
4 90 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 80 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 77 (1.94%) CMS
7 75 (1.89%) Apache Spark
8 67 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 63 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 59 (1.49%) Apache Solr
11 53 (1.34%) JBoss
12 48 (1.21%) MQSeries
13 41 (1.03%) nginx
14 37 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
15 36 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 34 (0.86%) Drupal
17 24 (0.60%) OpenStack
18 19 (0.48%) Apache Pig
18 19 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 260 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.11%) MS Office
3 24 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.43%) MS Project
5 15 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.076%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.076%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.050%) Maya
10 2 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.050%) Houdini
11 1 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
4 5 (0.13%) Endur
4 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.13%) RMDS
5 4 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.050%) Magento
7 2 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.050%) AquaLogic BPM
7 2 (0.050%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.025%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.025%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.025%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.025%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.025%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.025%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 290 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (3.00%) SaaS
4 49 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (1.21%) GitHub
6 44 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (0.73%) IaaS
9 19 (0.48%) PaaS
10 16 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
13 12 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 12 (0.30%) Force.com
14 11 (0.28%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.25%) Heroku
16 9 (0.23%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.10%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 4 (0.10%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 156 (3.93%) Internet
2 152 (3.83%) HTTP
3 84 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 30 (0.76%) Firewall
5 26 (0.66%) AMQP
6 24 (0.60%) DNS
7 23 (0.58%) Broadband
8 17 (0.43%) SMTP
9 15 (0.38%) Intranet
10 14 (0.35%) Wireless
11 12 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (0.30%) Multicast
12 11 (0.28%) ATM
13 10 (0.25%) GPRS
14 9 (0.23%) SAN
15 8 (0.20%) GSM
15 8 (0.20%) Bluetooth
15 8 (0.20%) SNMP
16 7 (0.18%) LDAP
16 7 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 357 (8.99%) MongoDB
3 351 (8.84%) Relational Database
4 327 (8.24%) NoSQL
5 276 (6.95%) MySQL
6 265 (6.68%) Big Data
7 200 (5.04%) Hadoop
8 168 (4.23%) RDBMS
9 155 (3.91%) Redis
10 120 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
11 85 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 77 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 64 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 60 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
15 55 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
16 49 (1.23%) HBase
17 48 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 45 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 44 (1.11%) Apache Hive
20 43 (1.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 457 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 210 (5.29%) Maven
3 189 (4.76%) Selenium
4 170 (4.28%) Jenkins
5 166 (4.18%) Visual Studio
6 123 (3.10%) Subversion
7 108 (2.72%) JUnit
8 103 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 96 (2.42%) JIRA
10 85 (2.14%) Cucumber
11 72 (1.81%) Jasmine
12 70 (1.76%) Ant
13 68 (1.71%) Grunt
14 64 (1.61%) NUnit
15 61 (1.54%) Eclipse
16 58 (1.46%) WebDriver
17 39 (0.98%) Gradle
18 34 (0.86%) TeamCity
19 33 (0.83%) SpecFlow
20 32 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 1115 (28.09%) Finance
2 290 (7.31%) Retail
3 241 (6.07%) Banking
4 209 (5.27%) Games
5 177 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 139 (3.50%) Front Office
7 132 (3.33%) Financial Institution
8 131 (3.30%) Marketing
9 76 (1.91%) Back Office
10 44 (1.11%) Publishing
11 37 (0.93%) Electronics
12 33 (0.83%) Advertising
12 33 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.68%) Legal
14 26 (0.66%) Law
14 26 (0.66%) Military
15 16 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.38%) Automotive
17 11 (0.28%) Manufacturing
18 10 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2191 (55.20%) Developer
2 1117 (28.14%) Software Engineer
3 601 (15.14%) Java Developer
4 412 (10.38%) Senior Developer
5 357 (8.99%) C# Developer
6 270 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
7 251 (6.32%) Software Developer
8 216 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 198 (4.99%) Architect
9 198 (4.99%) C++ Developer
10 183 (4.61%) .NET Developer
11 147 (3.70%) Junior
12 143 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
13 135 (3.40%) Java Software Engineer
14 125 (3.15%) Graduate
15 108 (2.72%) Programmer
16 102 (2.57%) Python Developer
17 91 (2.29%) Analyst
18 90 (2.27%) C# Software Engineer
19 88 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1054 (26.56%) .NET
2 869 (21.89%) HTML
3 707 (17.81%) CSS
4 536 (13.50%) Web Services
5 523 (13.18%) jQuery
6 516 (13.00%) Spring
7 515 (12.98%) ASP.NET
8 467 (11.77%) XML
9 421 (10.61%) HTML5
10 397 (10.00%) REST
11 335 (8.44%) AngularJS
12 263 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 259 (6.53%) J2EE
14 238 (6.00%) JSON
15 235 (5.92%) RESTful
16 222 (5.59%) CSS3
17 219 (5.52%) .NET Framework
18 218 (5.49%) SOAP
19 216 (5.44%) WCF
20 211 (5.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1057 (26.63%) Computer Science
2 361 (9.10%) Algorithms
3 351 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
4 269 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 261 (6.58%) Data Structures
6 234 (5.90%) Mathematics
7 225 (5.67%) User Experience
8 198 (4.99%) Hedge funds
9 116 (2.92%) Visualisation
10 106 (2.67%) Derivative
11 104 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 97 (2.44%) Physics
13 93 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
14 92 (2.32%) Blog
15 84 (2.12%) Equities
16 76 (1.91%) Digital Media
17 69 (1.74%) Management Information System
18 67 (1.69%) Fixed Income
19 66 (1.66%) Client/Server
20 56 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 748 (18.85%) Linux
2 365 (9.20%) UNIX
3 340 (8.57%) Windows
4 283 (7.13%) Apple iOS
5 276 (6.95%) Android
6 36 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 25 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.53%) CentOS
8 21 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 19 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.45%) CoreOS
10 18 (0.45%) Solaris
11 16 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
12 13 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.25%) AIX
15 9 (0.23%) HPUX
16 7 (0.18%) VMS
17 6 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2048 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 982 (24.74%) OO
3 980 (24.69%) TDD
4 633 (15.95%) Scrum
5 604 (15.22%) MVC
6 467 (11.77%) BDD
7 462 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
8 435 (10.96%) E-Commerce
9 377 (9.50%) Open Source
10 369 (9.30%) Multithreading
11 301 (7.58%) SDLC
12 299 (7.53%) Unit Testing
13 294 (7.41%) OOP
14 274 (6.90%) DevOps
15 256 (6.45%) Mentoring
16 247 (6.22%) OOD
17 244 (6.15%) Web Development
18 215 (5.42%) Analytics
19 184 (4.64%) SOA
20 176 (4.43%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1733 (43.66%) Java
2 1201 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 1195 (30.11%) C#
4 1036 (26.10%) SQL
5 894 (22.52%) C++
6 657 (16.55%) Python
7 439 (11.06%) C
8 303 (7.63%) PHP
9 302 (7.61%) Ruby
10 255 (6.42%) Scala
11 129 (3.25%) T-SQL
12 117 (2.95%) Objective-C
13 97 (2.44%) PL/SQL
14 93 (2.34%) Perl
15 84 (2.12%) Bash Shell
16 72 (1.81%) VB.NET
17 62 (1.56%) Go
18 59 (1.49%) Clojure
19 52 (1.31%) Groovy
20 51 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1393 (35.10%) Degree
2 190 (4.79%) PhD
3 90 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 42 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.38%) HND
8 13 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.28%) PMP
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.23%) MCAD
11 9 (0.23%) MCSD
11 9 (0.23%) MCPD
11 9 (0.23%) IBM Certification
11 9 (0.23%) MCTS
12 7 (0.18%) ISEB
13 6 (0.15%) Siebel Certification
13 6 (0.15%) Brainbench
14 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (7.51%) QA
2 28 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (0.63%) EMIR
4 22 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.45%) WCAG
7 10 (0.25%) SLA
8 6 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.076%) MiFID
10 3 (0.076%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.025%) JTAG
11 1 (0.025%) Basel III
System Software
1 57 (1.44%) Varnish
2 54 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.28%) Docker
4 26 (0.66%) HDFS
5 17 (0.43%) VirtualBox
5 17 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 16 (0.40%) Firmware
7 13 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.25%) IMail Server
9 8 (0.20%) vSphere
10 5 (0.13%) Squid
10 5 (0.13%) Xen
10 5 (0.13%) iptables
11 4 (0.10%) LXC
12 2 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.050%) vCloud
12 2 (0.050%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.050%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.025%) Snort
13 1 (0.025%) KVM
Systems Management
1 143 (3.60%) Puppet
2 106 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (2.22%) Ansible
4 50 (1.26%) Vagrant
5 38 (0.96%) Nagios
6 26 (0.66%) Salt
7 17 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 16 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 14 (0.35%) HAProxy
10 13 (0.33%) OPNET
11 6 (0.15%) yum
11 6 (0.15%) Mesos
11 6 (0.15%) Graphite
12 5 (0.13%) Opsview
13 4 (0.10%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.076%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.076%) Cacti
14 3 (0.076%) MOM
14 3 (0.076%) Graylog
Vendors
1 412 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 393 (9.90%) Oracle
3 171 (4.31%) Google
4 75 (1.89%) IBM
5 71 (1.79%) VMware
6 38 (0.96%) Adobe
7 36 (0.91%) Apple
7 36 (0.91%) TIBCO
8 33 (0.83%) hybris
9 32 (0.81%) Splunk
9 32 (0.81%) Zend
10 28 (0.71%) Sybase
10 28 (0.71%) Facebook
10 28 (0.71%) SaltStack
11 26 (0.66%) Twitter
11 26 (0.66%) Rackspace
11 26 (0.66%) SAP
12 23 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (0.53%) New Relic
14 20 (0.50%) Tableau
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum HIGHLY COMPETITIVE!!!!!!!!
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
First Point IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JM Digital
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Trainline
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Negotiable + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Benefits, pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago