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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 50 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2296 1977 2403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.89% 4.42% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 5.39% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 1754 2085
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
38845 36652 40707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.78% 81.94% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31988 30365 35077
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -7 421 £57,500 - 73
Hounslow +15 33 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Surbiton - 18 £39,000 - 1
Croydon -3 16 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Chessington - 15 £47,500 -
Twickenham - 15 £40,000 -
New Malden +5 14 £27,500 - 1
Harrow -8 13 £31,500 +40.00% 2
Hammersmith +12 11 £50,000 +42.85%
Kingston Upon Thames -25 10 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Isleworth - 10 £52,500 - 1
Uxbridge 0 9 £30,000 -25.00%
Teddington -5 7 £27,500 -13.38%
Ealing +2 6 £51,250 +4.59% 1
Wimbledon -5 5 £27,500 -
Clapham - 5 £45,000 -
Southwark - 4 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf -6 2 £100,000 -
Wembley - 2 £40,000 -
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -
Romford +8 1 £95,000 +375.00%
Ruislip -3 1 £28,000 +12.00% 4
Sidcup - 1 £42,500 - 1
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -
Hackney - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2363 (48.11%) Java
2 1689 (34.39%) Degree
3 1486 (30.25%) C#
4 1466 (29.85%) OO
5 1410 (28.71%) Computer Science
6 1402 (28.54%) Finance
7 1351 (27.50%) JavaScript
8 1341 (27.30%) C++
9 1324 (26.95%) SQL
10 1233 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
11 1202 (24.47%) TDD
12 1189 (24.21%) .NET
13 1107 (22.54%) HTML
14 893 (18.18%) CSS
15 875 (17.81%) Scrum
16 855 (17.41%) Linux
17 777 (15.82%) SQL Server
18 768 (15.64%) Python
19 696 (14.17%) Web Services
20 683 (13.90%) UNIX
21 653 (13.29%) Multithreading
22 640 (13.03%) MVC
23 607 (12.36%) Oracle
24 584 (11.89%) XML
25 579 (11.79%) ASP.NET
26 573 (11.67%) HTML5
27 554 (11.28%) jQuery
28 552 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
28 552 (11.24%) C
29 511 (10.40%) E-Commerce

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 243 (4.95%) Node.js
2 201 (4.09%) Tomcat
3 144 (2.93%) CMS
4 125 (2.54%) Apache
5 104 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 95 (1.93%) Apache Solr
7 88 (1.79%) IIS
8 69 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 65 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 60 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
11 56 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 53 (1.08%) MQSeries
13 51 (1.04%) Umbraco
14 42 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
15 41 (0.83%) Confluence
15 41 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
16 38 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
17 35 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
18 33 (0.67%) Jetty
19 32 (0.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 327 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.38%) MS Office
3 42 (0.86%) MS Project
4 37 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.12%) Maya
9 5 (0.10%) 3ds Max
9 5 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
10 4 (0.081%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.041%) Stata
12 1 (0.020%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.020%) DOC1
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.020%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.020%) SPSS
12 1 (0.020%) Simulink
12 1 (0.020%) GIMP
12 1 (0.020%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 30 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.57%) Magento
3 15 (0.31%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
6 6 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 6 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
7 5 (0.10%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.020%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.020%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.020%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.020%) Tridion
10 1 (0.020%) Summit
10 1 (0.020%) Exstream
10 1 (0.020%) RMDS
10 1 (0.020%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 171 (3.48%) SaaS
2 94 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (0.77%) GitHub
6 20 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.37%) PaaS
8 14 (0.29%) Google App Engine
9 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.20%) Force.com
13 8 (0.16%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.081%) Heroku
15 2 (0.041%) IaaS
15 2 (0.041%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.020%) Basecamp
16 1 (0.020%) Office 365
16 1 (0.020%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 191 (3.89%) HTTP
2 180 (3.66%) Internet
3 121 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.69%) GSM
5 27 (0.55%) RTP
5 27 (0.55%) Wireless
6 25 (0.51%) SSH
7 22 (0.45%) SSL
8 20 (0.41%) SS7
9 18 (0.37%) TCAP
9 18 (0.37%) INAP
10 17 (0.35%) VLAN
10 17 (0.35%) SIGTRAN
10 17 (0.35%) AMQP
11 14 (0.29%) Firewall
12 12 (0.24%) SMS
12 12 (0.24%) BIG-IP
13 11 (0.22%) ATM
13 11 (0.22%) VPN
14 10 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 365 (7.43%) Relational Database
3 356 (7.25%) MySQL
4 339 (6.90%) Big Data
5 327 (6.66%) NoSQL
6 260 (5.29%) MongoDB
7 205 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 172 (3.50%) RDBMS
9 169 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 128 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 109 (2.22%) Redis
12 106 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 93 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
14 91 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
15 65 (1.32%) Oracle Database
16 61 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 61 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 60 (1.22%) OLTP
18 58 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
19 54 (1.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 444 (9.04%) Git (software)
2 260 (5.29%) Maven
2 260 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 249 (5.07%) Subversion
4 246 (5.01%) Selenium
5 230 (4.68%) Visual Studio
6 208 (4.23%) JUnit
7 193 (3.93%) JIRA
8 168 (3.42%) Cucumber
9 131 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 120 (2.44%) NUnit
11 109 (2.22%) WebDriver
12 77 (1.57%) Jasmine
13 75 (1.53%) Ant
14 74 (1.51%) Eclipse
15 50 (1.02%) Hudson
16 47 (0.96%) Moq
17 46 (0.94%) MSBuild
18 43 (0.88%) JBehave
19 42 (0.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 1402 (28.54%) Finance
2 434 (8.84%) Banking
3 307 (6.25%) Games
4 230 (4.68%) Front Office
5 181 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 171 (3.48%) Investment Banking
7 159 (3.24%) Financial Institution
8 147 (2.99%) Retail
9 136 (2.77%) Marketing
10 83 (1.69%) Publishing
11 81 (1.65%) Advertising
12 41 (0.83%) Legal
13 40 (0.81%) Back Office
14 35 (0.71%) Electronics
15 33 (0.67%) Multimedia
16 24 (0.49%) Law
17 21 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 21 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.37%) Automotive
19 13 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3134 (63.80%) Developer
2 1224 (24.92%) Software Engineer
3 868 (17.67%) Java Developer
4 612 (12.46%) Senior Developer
5 445 (9.06%) Software Developer
6 395 (8.04%) C++ Developer
7 393 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 302 (6.15%) .NET Developer
9 291 (5.92%) Senior Software Engineer
10 253 (5.15%) Programmer
11 223 (4.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 186 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
13 180 (3.66%) Analyst
14 166 (3.38%) Junior
15 157 (3.20%) Web Developer
15 157 (3.20%) C++ Software Engineer
16 144 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
17 138 (2.81%) Junior Developer
18 137 (2.79%) Graduate
19 132 (2.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1189 (24.21%) .NET
2 1107 (22.54%) HTML
3 893 (18.18%) CSS
4 696 (14.17%) Web Services
5 584 (11.89%) XML
6 579 (11.79%) ASP.NET
7 573 (11.67%) HTML5
8 554 (11.28%) jQuery
9 414 (8.43%) Spring
10 366 (7.45%) REST
11 340 (6.92%) CSS3
12 324 (6.60%) J2EE
13 323 (6.58%) .NET Framework
14 320 (6.51%) WCF
15 281 (5.72%) AngularJS
16 277 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 267 (5.44%) SOAP
18 266 (5.42%) J2SE
19 236 (4.80%) WPF
20 220 (4.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1410 (28.71%) Computer Science
2 455 (9.26%) Open Source
3 336 (6.84%) Mathematics
4 293 (5.96%) Mobile App
5 194 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 174 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 168 (3.42%) Hedge funds
8 167 (3.40%) Derivative
9 136 (2.77%) Physics
10 129 (2.63%) Visualisation
11 107 (2.18%) Equities
12 96 (1.95%) iPad
13 76 (1.55%) iPhone
14 75 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
15 71 (1.45%) Social Media
16 66 (1.34%) Statistics
17 65 (1.32%) Fixed Income
18 54 (1.10%) Blackberry
19 51 (1.04%) Client/Server
20 49 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 855 (17.41%) Linux
2 683 (13.90%) UNIX
3 506 (10.30%) Windows
4 478 (9.73%) Android
5 408 (8.31%) Apple iOS
6 37 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 31 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.37%) Solaris
8 18 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.29%) CentOS
10 14 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
11 12 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (0.16%) AIX
15 7 (0.14%) Debian
15 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
16 5 (0.10%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 1466 (29.85%) OO
2 1233 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1202 (24.47%) TDD
4 875 (17.81%) Scrum
5 653 (13.29%) Multithreading
6 640 (13.03%) MVC
7 552 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
8 511 (10.40%) E-Commerce
9 456 (9.28%) OOP
10 410 (8.35%) BDD
11 401 (8.16%) Unit Testing
12 384 (7.82%) OOD
13 289 (5.88%) Low Latency
14 269 (5.48%) Android Development
15 257 (5.23%) iOS Development
16 241 (4.91%) Analytics
17 237 (4.82%) Project Management
18 227 (4.62%) Web Development
19 214 (4.36%) SOA
20 198 (4.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2363 (48.11%) Java
2 1486 (30.25%) C#
3 1351 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 1341 (27.30%) C++
5 1324 (26.95%) SQL
6 768 (15.64%) Python
7 552 (11.24%) C
8 436 (8.88%) PHP
9 401 (8.16%) Ruby
10 310 (6.31%) Scala
11 167 (3.40%) Perl
12 162 (3.30%) Objective-C
13 114 (2.32%) PL/SQL
14 109 (2.22%) Bash Shell
15 105 (2.14%) F#
16 92 (1.87%) Shell Script
17 90 (1.83%) T-SQL
18 87 (1.77%) VBA
19 84 (1.71%) Clojure
20 71 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1689 (34.39%) Degree
2 200 (4.07%) PhD
3 50 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 27 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 24 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.41%) ISEB
7 18 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.22%) PMP
9 11 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.16%) CISSP
11 7 (0.14%) MCP
11 7 (0.14%) GIAC
11 7 (0.14%) GCIH
12 6 (0.12%) MCSD
13 5 (0.10%) CCA
14 4 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.081%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (8.20%) QA
2 68 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.24%) EMIR
3 12 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.18%) SLA
4 9 (0.18%) TickIT
5 2 (0.041%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.041%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.020%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.020%) WCAG
6 1 (0.020%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.47%) Varnish
4 12 (0.24%) Xen
4 12 (0.24%) KVM
4 12 (0.24%) HDFS
5 6 (0.12%) Snort
5 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.081%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.061%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.061%) NFS
7 3 (0.061%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.061%) Postfix
7 3 (0.061%) OpenSSH
7 3 (0.061%) Docker
8 2 (0.041%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 102 (2.08%) Puppet
2 67 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.86%) Nagios
4 25 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 13 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 12 (0.24%) Ansible
6 12 (0.24%) Salt
6 12 (0.24%) ZABBIX
7 10 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
7 10 (0.20%) OpenSSO
8 9 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.18%) Ganglia
8 9 (0.18%) logstash
9 7 (0.14%) StatsD
10 6 (0.12%) YUM
11 5 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (0.10%) Icinga
12 4 (0.081%) Kibana
12 4 (0.081%) collectd
12 4 (0.081%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 607 (12.36%) Oracle
2 486 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 208 (4.23%) Google
4 133 (2.71%) Facebook
5 92 (1.87%) Sitecore
5 92 (1.87%) TIBCO
6 81 (1.65%) Adobe
7 77 (1.57%) JBoss
8 70 (1.43%) Twitter
9 65 (1.32%) SAP
10 60 (1.22%) EPiServer
11 55 (1.12%) Zend
12 47 (0.96%) IBM
13 44 (0.90%) Sybase
14 42 (0.86%) Perforce
15 34 (0.69%) Atlassian
16 32 (0.65%) VMware
17 31 (0.63%) Telelogic
17 31 (0.63%) iRise
18 29 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £70k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Competitive Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - pens, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: Yesterday