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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 43 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2400 2276 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.44% 4.90% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 5.80% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1979 1961 1730
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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
37857 39249 37070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.76% 84.57% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31945 32349 30721
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +15 408 £65,000 +13.04% 56
Ealing -1 41 £57,500 +12.19% 4
Croydon +4 16 £47,500 +5.55%
Kingston Upon Thames +14 14 £58,750 -2.08% 4
Surbiton -4 12 £48,000 +23.07% 1
Uxbridge -1 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Wimbledon -2 5 £69,000 +150.90%
New Malden -4 5 - - 1
Hounslow -12 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Greenford - 5 £55,000 -
Feltham - 4 £47,500 -
Isleworth 0 3 - -
Docklands, London - 3 £80,000 -
Paddington - 3 £52,500 -
Bromley - 3 £47,500 - 1
Wembley +1 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Chessington -6 2 - -
Hammersmith -7 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Chiswick - 2 £37,500 -
Harrow -2 1 - - 1
Twickenham -24 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2403 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 2044 (45.19%) Java
3 1439 (31.82%) Degree
4 1305 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 1300 (28.74%) C#
6 1271 (28.10%) Finance
7 1179 (26.07%) TDD
8 1154 (25.51%) SQL
9 1153 (25.49%) Computer Science
10 1091 (24.12%) .NET
11 1077 (23.81%) C++
12 1016 (22.46%) OO
13 946 (20.92%) HTML
14 944 (20.87%) Linux
15 854 (18.88%) Python
16 786 (17.38%) CSS
17 745 (16.47%) Scrum
18 643 (14.22%) SQL Server
18 643 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
19 606 (13.40%) Web Services
20 563 (12.45%) MVC
21 551 (12.18%) ASP.NET
22 531 (11.74%) Spring
23 528 (11.67%) Git (software)
24 521 (11.52%) jQuery
25 495 (10.94%) BDD
26 487 (10.77%) Oracle
27 483 (10.68%) REST
28 460 (10.17%) Multithreading
29 452 (9.99%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 354 (7.83%) Node.js
2 171 (3.78%) Apache
3 140 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 116 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 112 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 87 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 73 (1.61%) CMS
7 73 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 62 (1.37%) IIS
8 62 (1.37%) nginx
9 60 (1.33%) SharePoint
10 49 (1.08%) MQSeries
11 46 (1.02%) JBoss
12 43 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 43 (0.95%) Apache Pig
13 42 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 40 (0.88%) OpenStack
15 28 (0.62%) Confluence
16 24 (0.53%) Jetty
17 20 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 249 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.77%) MS Office
3 17 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.15%) MS Project
7 6 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.088%) SPSS
10 3 (0.066%) HipChat
10 3 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.044%) Houdini
11 2 (0.044%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.044%) Mingle
11 2 (0.044%) Maya
12 1 (0.022%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
1 12 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.22%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
4 5 (0.11%) LatentZero
4 5 (0.11%) Endur
4 5 (0.11%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.088%) Magento
5 4 (0.088%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.066%) Beauchamp
6 3 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.044%) AWD
7 2 (0.044%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.022%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 405 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (2.76%) SaaS
4 72 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 71 (1.57%) GitHub
6 51 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (0.77%) IaaS
9 24 (0.53%) Force.com
10 20 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
10 20 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (0.35%) PaaS
12 15 (0.33%) Heroku
13 14 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 13 (0.29%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
15 6 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.11%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.088%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 217 (4.80%) Internet
2 156 (3.45%) HTTP
3 114 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 36 (0.80%) DNS
5 29 (0.64%) Network Security
6 24 (0.53%) Firewall
6 24 (0.53%) ATM
7 20 (0.44%) AMQP
8 19 (0.42%) SMTP
9 18 (0.40%) SNMP
9 18 (0.40%) Intranet
10 17 (0.38%) Broadband
10 17 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (0.29%) Wireless
12 12 (0.27%) VLAN
12 12 (0.27%) LDAP
13 10 (0.22%) GSM
14 9 (0.20%) RTP
15 8 (0.18%) Multicast
16 7 (0.15%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 393 (8.69%) NoSQL
3 392 (8.67%) MongoDB
4 379 (8.38%) Big Data
5 354 (7.83%) Relational Database
6 285 (6.30%) MySQL
7 264 (5.84%) Hadoop
8 157 (3.47%) Redis
9 148 (3.27%) RDBMS
10 144 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 113 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
12 91 (2.01%) Apache Hive
13 83 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
14 81 (1.79%) Oracle Database
15 70 (1.55%) HBase
16 66 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 53 (1.17%) Neo4j
18 50 (1.11%) DB2
19 49 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 48 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 528 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 269 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 235 (5.20%) Maven
4 188 (4.16%) Selenium
5 182 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 162 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 141 (3.12%) JUnit
8 139 (3.07%) Subversion
9 123 (2.72%) JIRA
10 100 (2.21%) Grunt
11 91 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 75 (1.66%) Jasmine
13 74 (1.64%) WebDriver
13 74 (1.64%) NUnit
14 60 (1.33%) Ant
15 54 (1.19%) Eclipse
15 54 (1.19%) SpecFlow
16 50 (1.11%) TeamCity
17 48 (1.06%) Gradle
18 44 (0.97%) Mercurial
General
1 1271 (28.10%) Finance
2 289 (6.39%) Banking
3 264 (5.84%) Retail
4 231 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 230 (5.09%) Games
6 175 (3.87%) Front Office
7 166 (3.67%) Marketing
8 130 (2.87%) Financial Institution
9 85 (1.88%) Back Office
10 77 (1.70%) Investment Banking
11 73 (1.61%) Publishing
12 41 (0.91%) Advertising
13 37 (0.82%) Legal
14 36 (0.80%) Electronics
15 26 (0.57%) Law
16 25 (0.55%) Military
17 21 (0.46%) Online Betting
18 15 (0.33%) Billing
19 14 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
20 12 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2600 (57.48%) Developer
2 1191 (26.33%) Software Engineer
3 711 (15.72%) Java Developer
4 568 (12.56%) Senior Developer
5 354 (7.83%) C# Developer
6 303 (6.70%) Software Developer
7 300 (6.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 252 (5.57%) C++ Developer
9 212 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 200 (4.42%) Junior
11 199 (4.40%) .NET Developer
11 199 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
12 192 (4.24%) Architect
13 167 (3.69%) Graduate
14 132 (2.92%) Python Developer
15 131 (2.90%) Analyst
16 130 (2.87%) Junior Developer
17 122 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
18 119 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
19 118 (2.61%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1091 (24.12%) .NET
2 946 (20.92%) HTML
3 786 (17.38%) CSS
4 606 (13.40%) Web Services
5 551 (12.18%) ASP.NET
6 531 (11.74%) Spring
7 521 (11.52%) jQuery
8 483 (10.68%) REST
9 444 (9.82%) XML
10 435 (9.62%) HTML5
11 395 (8.73%) AngularJS
12 305 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 293 (6.48%) WCF
14 259 (5.73%) CSS3
15 246 (5.44%) SOAP
16 242 (5.35%) J2EE
16 242 (5.35%) RESTful
17 227 (5.02%) Hibernate
18 223 (4.93%) WPF
19 221 (4.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1153 (25.49%) Computer Science
2 399 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 382 (8.45%) Algorithms
4 320 (7.07%) Mathematics
5 306 (6.77%) Data Structures
6 261 (5.77%) Mobile App
7 247 (5.46%) Hedge funds
8 240 (5.31%) User Experience
9 177 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 157 (3.47%) Derivative
11 125 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
12 114 (2.52%) Equities
13 100 (2.21%) Visualisation
14 97 (2.14%) Physics
15 87 (1.92%) Fixed Income
16 83 (1.84%) Management Information System
17 74 (1.64%) Client/Server
18 71 (1.57%) Blog
19 67 (1.48%) Xbox
20 63 (1.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 944 (20.87%) Linux
2 424 (9.37%) UNIX
3 421 (9.31%) Windows
4 382 (8.45%) Android
5 370 (8.18%) Apple iOS
6 67 (1.48%) Ubuntu
7 46 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 25 (0.55%) CoreOS
9 20 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
10 19 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 18 (0.40%) Solaris
12 14 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.27%) CentOS
13 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.18%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2403 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1179 (26.07%) TDD
3 1016 (22.46%) OO
4 745 (16.47%) Scrum
5 643 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
6 563 (12.45%) MVC
7 495 (10.94%) BDD
8 460 (10.17%) Multithreading
9 433 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 398 (8.80%) Open Source
11 364 (8.05%) SDLC
12 350 (7.74%) Mentoring
13 348 (7.69%) DevOps
14 326 (7.21%) Unit Testing
15 322 (7.12%) OOP
16 286 (6.32%) Web Development
17 265 (5.86%) OOD
17 265 (5.86%) Analytics
18 259 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
19 215 (4.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2044 (45.19%) Java
2 1305 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 1300 (28.74%) C#
4 1154 (25.51%) SQL
5 1077 (23.81%) C++
6 854 (18.88%) Python
7 452 (9.99%) C
8 416 (9.20%) Ruby
9 324 (7.16%) Scala
10 295 (6.52%) PHP
11 180 (3.98%) Objective-C
12 158 (3.49%) T-SQL
13 119 (2.63%) Bash Shell
14 106 (2.34%) Perl
15 94 (2.08%) Go
16 87 (1.92%) Shell Script
17 83 (1.84%) PL/SQL
18 80 (1.77%) VB.NET
19 72 (1.59%) VBA
20 67 (1.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1439 (31.82%) Degree
2 165 (3.65%) PhD
3 89 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 41 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 21 (0.46%) Brainbench
7 20 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
9 15 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.31%) CCNA
10 14 (0.31%) MCSE
11 13 (0.29%) CISSP
12 12 (0.27%) HND
13 11 (0.24%) Sun Certification
13 11 (0.24%) SSCP
14 10 (0.22%) IBM Certification
14 10 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
14 10 (0.22%) GIAC
15 9 (0.20%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (8.51%) QA
2 40 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 34 (0.75%) EMIR
4 14 (0.31%) SLA
5 12 (0.27%) WCAG
6 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.044%) MiFID
10 1 (0.022%) JTAG
10 1 (0.022%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (2.06%) Docker
2 76 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.99%) Varnish
4 31 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 30 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 27 (0.60%) HDFS
7 19 (0.42%) Firmware
8 15 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.27%) LXC
9 12 (0.27%) iptables
10 11 (0.24%) IMail Server
10 11 (0.24%) Xen
11 8 (0.18%) vSphere
12 4 (0.088%) Platform Symphony
13 3 (0.066%) Squid
13 3 (0.066%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.066%) Kamailio
13 3 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.044%) vCloud
14 2 (0.044%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 182 (4.02%) Puppet
2 176 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (3.29%) Ansible
4 70 (1.55%) Vagrant
5 44 (0.97%) Nagios
6 31 (0.69%) HAProxy
7 29 (0.64%) ZABBIX
8 26 (0.57%) WMI
9 24 (0.53%) Kubernetes
10 23 (0.51%) Salt
11 16 (0.35%) Mesos
12 15 (0.33%) Opsview
12 15 (0.33%) yum
13 13 (0.29%) OPNET
14 10 (0.22%) Capistrano
15 9 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 8 (0.18%) Graphite
17 7 (0.15%) Chronos
17 7 (0.15%) SCCM
17 7 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 487 (10.77%) Oracle
2 427 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 217 (4.80%) Google
4 88 (1.95%) VMware
5 87 (1.92%) Apple
6 75 (1.66%) IBM
7 58 (1.28%) TIBCO
8 51 (1.13%) SaltStack
9 50 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 45 (0.99%) Adobe
11 42 (0.93%) New Relic
12 41 (0.91%) hybris
13 40 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
14 39 (0.86%) Sybase
15 38 (0.84%) Rackspace
16 37 (0.82%) Splunk
17 31 (0.69%) Zend
18 25 (0.55%) Twitter
19 24 (0.53%) Atlassian
20 23 (0.51%) EPiServer
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Xcede
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Stock
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + equity
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum 30% bonus and package
Posted: 9 hours ago