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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 35 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2589 1804 2234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.33% 4.34% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 5.06% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2279 1523 1952
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
35920 35617 37447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.84% 85.70% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30668 29923 30305
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +47 338 £65,000 +18.18% 65
Ealing +4 54 £65,000 -23.52% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 24 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Chessington +16 15 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Wimbledon +9 12 - -
Surbiton +11 10 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Uxbridge +6 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Twickenham +5 9 £40,000 -33.33%
New Malden +3 9 £57,000 +107.27%
Croydon +2 9 £55,000 +94.69% 2
Hammersmith -10 8 £55,000 +27.90% 1
Greenford - 7 £50,000 -
Mayfair +11 5 £100,000 -
Hounslow -10 5 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Harrow +5 4 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf +5 4 £93,750 +33.92%
Enfield - 4 £37,500 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Chiswick -8 1 £65,000 +32.65%
Hendon - 1 £58,500 -
Bermondsey - 1 £55,000 -
Clapham - 1 £60,000 -
Finchley - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2719 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
2 2412 (45.01%) Java
3 1717 (32.04%) Finance
4 1653 (30.85%) JavaScript
5 1610 (30.04%) Degree
6 1479 (27.60%) TDD
7 1405 (26.22%) C#
8 1311 (24.46%) Computer Science
9 1276 (23.81%) OO
10 1253 (23.38%) C++
11 1214 (22.65%) SQL
12 1193 (22.26%) HTML
13 1138 (21.24%) .NET
14 1120 (20.90%) Linux
15 1077 (20.10%) Python
16 988 (18.44%) CSS
17 952 (17.76%) Scrum
18 826 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
19 699 (13.04%) Web Services
20 692 (12.91%) MVC
21 688 (12.84%) AngularJS
22 683 (12.74%) HTML5
23 655 (12.22%) Multithreading
24 634 (11.83%) BDD
25 619 (11.55%) Unix
26 617 (11.51%) jQuery
27 606 (11.31%) Spring
28 601 (11.21%) Git (software)
29 587 (10.95%) Windows
30 578 (10.79%) SQL Server

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 548 (10.23%) Node.js
2 187 (3.49%) Apache
3 168 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 154 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 137 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 90 (1.68%) Apache Solr
7 87 (1.62%) CMS
8 85 (1.59%) JBoss
9 61 (1.14%) nginx
10 57 (1.06%) Apache Pig
11 56 (1.04%) IIS
12 47 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 45 (0.84%) SharePoint
14 38 (0.71%) Confluence
14 38 (0.71%) WebSphere
15 37 (0.69%) Drupal
16 28 (0.52%) WebLogic
17 23 (0.43%) Mule
17 23 (0.43%) OpenStack
18 21 (0.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 199 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 52 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 38 (0.71%) MS Office
4 16 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.22%) MS Project
6 11 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.17%) HipChat
8 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.13%) SPSS
10 4 (0.075%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.037%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.019%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 21 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
4 10 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.13%) Magento
8 6 (0.11%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.093%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.075%) AquaLogic BPM
10 4 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.056%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.037%) MetaTrader
12 2 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.037%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.019%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 405 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 158 (2.95%) SaaS
4 157 (2.93%) GitHub
5 57 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 42 (0.78%) PaaS
8 28 (0.52%) Google App Engine
9 25 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.41%) Force.com
11 17 (0.32%) Heroku
12 16 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
13 15 (0.28%) IaaS
14 11 (0.21%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.15%) Trello
16 7 (0.13%) Engine Yard
17 6 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
17 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
17 6 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 186 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 182 (3.40%) Internet
3 130 (2.43%) HTTP
4 63 (1.18%) Network Security
5 45 (0.84%) Firewall
6 42 (0.78%) Intranet
7 37 (0.69%) VLAN
8 33 (0.62%) AMQP
8 33 (0.62%) Multicast
9 29 (0.54%) Extranet
10 19 (0.35%) LDAP
11 18 (0.34%) MQTT
12 14 (0.26%) GSM
12 14 (0.26%) SNMP
12 14 (0.26%) SSL
13 13 (0.24%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.22%) RTP
14 12 (0.22%) Wireless
15 11 (0.21%) RFID
15 11 (0.21%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 543 (10.13%) Big Data
3 498 (9.29%) NoSQL
4 411 (7.67%) Hadoop
5 351 (6.55%) MySQL
6 346 (6.46%) MongoDB
7 320 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 187 (3.49%) Redis
9 180 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
10 171 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 116 (2.16%) Apache Hive
12 96 (1.79%) RDBMS
13 94 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
14 84 (1.57%) Oracle Database
15 80 (1.49%) Neo4j
16 75 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 72 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
18 66 (1.23%) Hazelcast
19 60 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
20 50 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 601 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 323 (6.03%) Maven
3 306 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 270 (5.04%) JUnit
5 267 (4.98%) Selenium
6 205 (3.83%) Subversion
7 179 (3.34%) JIRA
8 139 (2.59%) SpecFlow
9 128 (2.39%) Cucumber
10 123 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 110 (2.05%) TeamCity
12 106 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 105 (1.96%) Grunt
14 94 (1.75%) Jasmine
15 90 (1.68%) Eclipse
16 83 (1.55%) gulp
17 81 (1.51%) NUnit
18 72 (1.34%) Moq
19 70 (1.31%) Visual Studio
20 64 (1.19%) Mockito
General
1 1717 (32.04%) Finance
2 356 (6.64%) Banking
3 263 (4.91%) Front Office
4 241 (4.50%) Games
5 226 (4.22%) Marketing
6 220 (4.11%) Retail
7 162 (3.02%) Telecoms
8 142 (2.65%) Investment Banking
9 133 (2.48%) Financial Institution
10 74 (1.38%) Publishing
11 71 (1.32%) Law
12 70 (1.31%) Legal
13 67 (1.25%) Advertising
14 42 (0.78%) Electronics
15 34 (0.63%) Back Office
16 27 (0.50%) Automotive
17 24 (0.45%) French Language
17 24 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 21 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3116 (58.15%) Developer
2 1342 (25.04%) Software Engineer
3 1014 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 585 (10.92%) C# Developer
5 506 (9.44%) Senior Developer
6 498 (9.29%) C++ Developer
7 463 (8.64%) .NET Developer
8 401 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 394 (7.35%) Java Engineer
10 387 (7.22%) Senior Software Engineer
11 378 (7.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 312 (5.82%) Java Software Engineer
13 298 (5.56%) Software Developer
14 274 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
15 234 (4.37%) C# Software Engineer
16 220 (4.11%) Agile Developer
17 214 (3.99%) Junior
18 200 (3.73%) Architect
19 194 (3.62%) Graduate
20 190 (3.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1193 (22.26%) HTML
2 1138 (21.24%) .NET
3 988 (18.44%) CSS
4 699 (13.04%) Web Services
5 688 (12.84%) AngularJS
6 683 (12.74%) HTML5
7 617 (11.51%) jQuery
8 606 (11.31%) Spring
9 495 (9.24%) ASP.NET
10 494 (9.22%) XML
11 454 (8.47%) REST
12 437 (8.15%) CSS3
13 314 (5.86%) WCF
14 305 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 299 (5.58%) RESTful
16 279 (5.21%) SOAP
17 264 (4.93%) Hibernate
18 258 (4.81%) WPF
19 239 (4.46%) .NET Framework
20 238 (4.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1311 (24.46%) Computer Science
2 530 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 393 (7.33%) Algorithms
4 376 (7.02%) Mathematics
5 297 (5.54%) Data Structures
6 278 (5.19%) Mobile App
7 273 (5.09%) User Experience
8 266 (4.96%) Hedge funds
9 212 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 189 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
11 139 (2.59%) Derivative
12 134 (2.50%) Fintech
12 134 (2.50%) Management Information System
13 128 (2.39%) Visualisation
14 121 (2.26%) Physics
15 92 (1.72%) Equities
16 90 (1.68%) Blog
17 82 (1.53%) Online Games
18 78 (1.46%) Client/Server
19 69 (1.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1120 (20.90%) Linux
2 619 (11.55%) Unix
3 587 (10.95%) Windows
4 411 (7.67%) Android
5 391 (7.30%) Apple iOS
6 74 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 57 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
8 46 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 33 (0.62%) Solaris
10 19 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 15 (0.28%) Windows Server
13 13 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.21%) CentOS
15 10 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.17%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.13%) AIX
18 6 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
18 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 5 (0.093%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2719 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1479 (27.60%) TDD
3 1276 (23.81%) OO
4 952 (17.76%) Scrum
5 826 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
6 692 (12.91%) MVC
7 655 (12.22%) Multithreading
8 634 (11.83%) BDD
9 473 (8.83%) Unit Testing
10 463 (8.64%) OOP
11 452 (8.43%) Open Source
12 445 (8.30%) E-Commerce
13 408 (7.61%) DevOps
14 403 (7.52%) SDLC
15 376 (7.02%) Analytics
16 362 (6.75%) Low Latency
17 360 (6.72%) Mentoring
18 340 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
19 295 (5.50%) OOD
20 276 (5.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2412 (45.01%) Java
2 1653 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 1405 (26.22%) C#
4 1253 (23.38%) C++
5 1214 (22.65%) SQL
6 1077 (20.10%) Python
7 450 (8.40%) C
8 400 (7.46%) PHP
9 383 (7.15%) Ruby
10 367 (6.85%) Scala
11 263 (4.91%) Objective-C
12 120 (2.24%) T-SQL
13 115 (2.15%) Perl
14 103 (1.92%) Bash Shell
15 86 (1.60%) Clojure
16 71 (1.32%) R
17 70 (1.31%) Groovy
18 68 (1.27%) Go
19 66 (1.23%) Apple Swift
19 66 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1610 (30.04%) Degree
2 182 (3.40%) PhD
3 73 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 53 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (0.75%) CISSP
6 37 (0.69%) CCNA
6 37 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (0.65%) GIAC
7 35 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
7 35 (0.65%) MCSE
7 35 (0.65%) SANS
8 34 (0.63%) SSCP
9 26 (0.49%) Brainbench
9 26 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 21 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
11 18 (0.34%) ISEB
12 17 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.24%) Sun Certification
14 12 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (7.67%) QA
2 28 (0.52%) SDET
3 25 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.26%) SLA
5 10 (0.19%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.13%) EMIR
7 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.075%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.056%) Basel III
9 3 (0.056%) WCAG
10 2 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.019%) HL7
11 1 (0.019%) MiFID
System Software
1 156 (2.91%) Docker
2 32 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.58%) HDFS
4 29 (0.54%) Firmware
5 28 (0.52%) Varnish
6 22 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (0.35%) iptables
8 15 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.15%) LXC
11 7 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.11%) Hyper-V
13 5 (0.093%) Platform Symphony
14 4 (0.075%) KVM
14 4 (0.075%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.056%) Kamailio
15 3 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.056%) vCloud
15 3 (0.056%) Xen
15 3 (0.056%) zsh
Systems Management
1 203 (3.79%) Puppet
2 201 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 146 (2.72%) Ansible
4 52 (0.97%) WMI
5 39 (0.73%) Mesos
6 26 (0.49%) yum
7 24 (0.45%) Capistrano
8 16 (0.30%) HAProxy
8 16 (0.30%) SCCM
9 13 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.17%) Apache Shiro
11 9 (0.17%) Kibana
11 9 (0.17%) Nagios
12 8 (0.15%) Opsview
12 8 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 7 (0.13%) Kubernetes
13 7 (0.13%) logstash
14 6 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 519 (9.68%) Oracle
2 486 (9.07%) Microsoft
3 227 (4.24%) Google
4 110 (2.05%) Apple
5 83 (1.55%) Red Hat
6 61 (1.14%) Facebook
7 58 (1.08%) IBM
8 49 (0.91%) Adobe
8 49 (0.91%) Sybase
9 46 (0.86%) Zend
10 43 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 41 (0.77%) Informatica
11 41 (0.77%) Twitter
12 39 (0.73%) Bloomberg
12 39 (0.73%) Perforce
12 39 (0.73%) VMware
13 35 (0.65%) hybris
13 35 (0.65%) Sun
14 34 (0.63%) Tableau
15 32 (0.60%) Talend
London
Aire
Salary: £36,000-£48,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
abrs Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
GL Global
Salary: stock
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, training, pension, holiday...
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum base.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Q-Bot
Salary: Salary + Performance Related Pay + Attractive Options Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago