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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 61 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1858 2145 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.20% 4.72% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 5.65% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1884 2255
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
36789 37941 39275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.07% 83.56% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31104 30830 33501
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -24 304 £55,000 -1.78% 62
Hammersmith - 20 £50,000 -
Hounslow +2 16 £52,500 +11.70% 1
Uxbridge +6 14 £40,000 -17.94% 1
New Malden -1 11 £52,500 - 1
Surbiton -11 8 £47,500 +46.15%
Kingston Upon Thames -17 8 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Orpington - 7 £40,000 -
Harrow - 6 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 4 £45,000 -
Greenford - 4 - - 1
Mayfair +4 3 £40,000 -61.90%
Chiswick -3 3 £49,000 +48.48% 1
Chessington - 3 £26,000 -
Ealing +5 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Docklands, London -13 2 £62,500 -3.84%
Wimbledon -26 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Bromley +13 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Coulsdon +2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Teddington -1 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Wembley -1 1 £50,000 +85.18%
Croydon -18 1 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2031 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1773 (44.10%) Java
3 1303 (32.41%) Degree
4 1199 (29.83%) Finance
5 1175 (29.23%) JavaScript
6 1155 (28.73%) C#
7 1096 (27.26%) OO
8 1034 (25.72%) Computer Science
9 1011 (25.15%) TDD
10 998 (24.83%) SQL
11 995 (24.75%) C++
12 941 (23.41%) .NET
13 821 (20.42%) HTML
14 686 (17.06%) Linux
15 682 (16.97%) Scrum
16 668 (16.62%) CSS
17 610 (15.17%) Python
18 592 (14.73%) SQL Server
19 547 (13.61%) Web Services
20 542 (13.48%) MVC
21 533 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
22 530 (13.18%) Multithreading
23 480 (11.94%) E-Commerce
23 480 (11.94%) XML
24 477 (11.87%) UNIX
25 434 (10.80%) HTML5
26 420 (10.45%) ASP.NET
27 415 (10.32%) BDD
28 404 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
29 403 (10.02%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 231 (5.75%) Node.js
2 132 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 122 (3.03%) CMS
4 93 (2.31%) Apache
5 65 (1.62%) WebLogic
6 58 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 52 (1.29%) IIS
8 51 (1.27%) Apache Solr
9 47 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 45 (1.12%) JBoss
11 43 (1.07%) WebSphere
12 41 (1.02%) Drupal
13 40 (1.00%) nginx
14 37 (0.92%) MQSeries
15 31 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
16 29 (0.72%) Umbraco
17 26 (0.65%) WordPress
18 25 (0.62%) Confluence
18 25 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 247 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.19%) MS Office
3 26 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 26 (0.65%) MS Project
4 25 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.17%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.100%) Maya
10 3 (0.075%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.075%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.050%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.050%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.025%) GIMP
12 1 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 41 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.22%) Magento
3 6 (0.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 6 (0.15%) Advent Moxy
4 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.100%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.100%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.100%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.050%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.050%) AquaLogic BPM
7 2 (0.050%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.025%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.025%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 119 (2.96%) SaaS
2 77 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (1.89%) GitHub
4 49 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 46 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (0.85%) PaaS
7 14 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.25%) IaaS
9 10 (0.25%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.100%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.050%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.050%) Force.com
14 1 (0.025%) Heroku
14 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.025%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.025%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (2.71%) HTTP
2 97 (2.41%) Internet
3 74 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.42%) Broadband
4 17 (0.42%) Wireless
5 14 (0.35%) AMQP
5 14 (0.35%) 3G
6 13 (0.32%) LDAP
6 13 (0.32%) GSM
7 12 (0.30%) SSL
7 12 (0.30%) 4G
8 11 (0.27%) Intranet
8 11 (0.27%) RTP
9 10 (0.25%) 2G
9 10 (0.25%) Firewall
10 9 (0.22%) DSL
10 9 (0.22%) BIG-IP
11 8 (0.20%) Multicast
11 8 (0.20%) Extranet
11 8 (0.20%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 592 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 329 (8.18%) MySQL
3 288 (7.16%) Relational Database
4 277 (6.89%) NoSQL
5 234 (5.82%) Big Data
6 224 (5.57%) MongoDB
7 135 (3.36%) Hadoop
8 110 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 105 (2.61%) Redis
10 91 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 79 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
12 74 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 56 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 56 (1.39%) Oracle Database
14 53 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 50 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 32 (0.80%) DB2
18 31 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 403 (10.02%) Git (software)
2 216 (5.37%) Maven
3 201 (5.00%) Selenium
4 193 (4.80%) Subversion
5 190 (4.73%) Jenkins
6 155 (3.86%) JUnit
7 144 (3.58%) Visual Studio
8 140 (3.48%) JIRA
9 133 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 130 (3.23%) Cucumber
11 106 (2.64%) Jasmine
12 83 (2.06%) WebDriver
13 78 (1.94%) Eclipse
14 55 (1.37%) NUnit
15 52 (1.29%) Ant
15 52 (1.29%) TeamCity
15 52 (1.29%) Hudson
16 42 (1.04%) Xcode
17 39 (0.97%) JBehave
18 38 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1199 (29.83%) Finance
2 318 (7.91%) Banking
3 192 (4.78%) Games
4 183 (4.55%) Marketing
5 178 (4.43%) Front Office
6 166 (4.13%) Retail
7 162 (4.03%) Telecoms
8 152 (3.78%) Financial Institution
9 116 (2.89%) Investment Banking
10 63 (1.57%) Back Office
11 62 (1.54%) Legal
12 53 (1.32%) Publishing
13 45 (1.12%) Advertising
14 43 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
15 37 (0.92%) Electronics
16 26 (0.65%) Aerospace
17 24 (0.60%) Law
17 24 (0.60%) French Language
18 22 (0.55%) German Language
19 14 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2411 (59.98%) Developer
2 993 (24.70%) Software Engineer
3 674 (16.77%) Java Developer
4 489 (12.16%) Senior Developer
5 376 (9.35%) C# Developer
6 317 (7.89%) C++ Developer
7 288 (7.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 242 (6.02%) Software Developer
9 212 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 203 (5.05%) .NET Developer
11 157 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
12 150 (3.73%) Programmer
13 132 (3.28%) Junior
14 130 (3.23%) Architect
15 121 (3.01%) Java Software Engineer
16 111 (2.76%) C++ Software Engineer
17 109 (2.71%) iOS Developer
18 106 (2.64%) Junior Developer
19 104 (2.59%) Python Developer
20 99 (2.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 941 (23.41%) .NET
2 821 (20.42%) HTML
3 668 (16.62%) CSS
4 547 (13.61%) Web Services
5 480 (11.94%) XML
6 434 (10.80%) HTML5
7 420 (10.45%) ASP.NET
8 388 (9.65%) jQuery
9 383 (9.53%) Spring
10 306 (7.61%) REST
11 264 (6.57%) J2EE
12 245 (6.09%) WCF
13 229 (5.70%) CSS3
14 223 (5.55%) .NET Framework
15 216 (5.37%) WPF
16 209 (5.20%) SOAP
17 202 (5.02%) AngularJS
18 198 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 171 (4.25%) RESTful
20 169 (4.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1034 (25.72%) Computer Science
2 404 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 385 (9.58%) Open Source
4 364 (9.05%) Algorithms
5 279 (6.94%) User Experience
6 228 (5.67%) Mathematics
7 203 (5.05%) Mobile App
8 201 (5.00%) Data Structures
9 167 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 163 (4.05%) Visualisation
11 151 (3.76%) Hedge funds
12 141 (3.51%) Derivative
13 111 (2.76%) Physics
14 105 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
15 86 (2.14%) Equities
16 67 (1.67%) Fixed Income
16 67 (1.67%) iPad
17 60 (1.49%) iPhone
18 58 (1.44%) N-Tier
19 57 (1.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 686 (17.06%) Linux
2 477 (11.87%) UNIX
3 398 (9.90%) Windows
4 317 (7.89%) Android
5 290 (7.21%) Apple iOS
6 42 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 27 (0.67%) Windows Phone
8 25 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.55%) Solaris
10 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.30%) CentOS
14 11 (0.27%) AIX
15 10 (0.25%) HPUX
15 10 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.22%) Debian
17 6 (0.15%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 2031 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1096 (27.26%) OO
3 1011 (25.15%) TDD
4 682 (16.97%) Scrum
5 542 (13.48%) MVC
6 533 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
7 530 (13.18%) Multithreading
8 480 (11.94%) E-Commerce
9 415 (10.32%) BDD
10 375 (9.33%) OOP
11 280 (6.97%) OOD
12 268 (6.67%) Unit Testing
13 221 (5.50%) Mentoring
14 209 (5.20%) Project Management
15 201 (5.00%) Analytics
16 194 (4.83%) Low Latency
17 193 (4.80%) SOA
18 173 (4.30%) iOS Development
19 171 (4.25%) Test Automation
20 164 (4.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1773 (44.10%) Java
2 1175 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 1155 (28.73%) C#
4 998 (24.83%) SQL
5 995 (24.75%) C++
6 610 (15.17%) Python
7 400 (9.95%) PHP
8 378 (9.40%) C
9 284 (7.06%) Ruby
10 184 (4.58%) Scala
11 149 (3.71%) Objective-C
12 138 (3.43%) Perl
13 94 (2.34%) Bash Shell
14 85 (2.11%) T-SQL
15 81 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 67 (1.67%) Shell Script
17 58 (1.44%) VB
18 48 (1.19%) PowerShell
18 48 (1.19%) PHP5
19 47 (1.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1303 (32.41%) Degree
2 187 (4.65%) PhD
3 60 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 30 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 25 (0.62%) ISEB
7 17 (0.42%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.22%) Brainbench
10 8 (0.20%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.17%) CSSLP
11 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.15%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.12%) CCA
13 5 (0.12%) PMP
14 4 (0.100%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.100%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.075%) CISSP
15 3 (0.075%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (8.13%) QA
2 41 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.45%) SLA
4 15 (0.37%) EMIR
4 15 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (0.32%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.025%) WCAG
9 1 (0.025%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.025%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 29 (0.72%) Varnish
2 26 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.27%) Docker
5 9 (0.22%) Xen
5 9 (0.22%) KVM
5 9 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.20%) Firmware
7 6 (0.15%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.100%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.100%) HDFS
9 3 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.050%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.025%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.025%) GridGain
11 1 (0.025%) vSphere
11 1 (0.025%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 94 (2.34%) Puppet
2 81 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (1.12%) Nagios
4 30 (0.75%) Ansible
5 26 (0.65%) Vagrant
6 16 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.25%) Graphite
9 9 (0.22%) Capistrano
9 9 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.22%) Salt
10 8 (0.20%) SCCM
11 7 (0.17%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.15%) yum
13 5 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.100%) logstash
14 4 (0.100%) Pingdom
15 3 (0.075%) OSSEC
15 3 (0.075%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 3 (0.075%) Oozie
Vendors
1 390 (9.70%) Oracle
2 368 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 116 (2.89%) Google
4 60 (1.49%) TIBCO
5 47 (1.17%) Zend
6 46 (1.14%) SAP
7 41 (1.02%) Facebook
8 39 (0.97%) HP
9 37 (0.92%) Sybase
9 37 (0.92%) IBM
10 33 (0.82%) Apple
10 33 (0.82%) Sitecore
11 29 (0.72%) VMware
11 29 (0.72%) Telerik
12 28 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (0.70%) Twitter
13 25 (0.62%) Adobe
14 24 (0.60%) Telelogic
14 24 (0.60%) iRise
15 21 (0.52%) Tableau
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Dental
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago