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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 57 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1837 2308 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.37% 5.36% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 6.40% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 2011 2019
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
35193 36060 36345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.63% 83.79% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29381 29162 30584
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -32 308 £55,000 - 66
Kingston Upon Thames +11 27 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Hammersmith +6 12 £50,000 -
Hounslow -5 10 £52,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 8 £40,000 -
Ealing +5 7 £85,000 +88.88%
Surbiton 0 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Chessington -9 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Croydon -24 6 £28,250 -40.52%
Teddington +4 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Feltham - 4 £55,000 - 2
Wimbledon -6 3 £27,500 -47.61%
Chiswick -7 3 £49,000 +22.50% 1
New Malden - 3 £27,500 -
Sidcup - 2 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £48,500 -
Canary Wharf +14 1 £70,000 -26.31%
Harrow +10 1 - - 1
Bromley +7 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Greenford +2 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Mayfair -4 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £37,500 -
Wembley - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1874 (50.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1608 (42.94%) Java
3 1262 (33.70%) Degree
4 1158 (30.92%) Finance
5 1156 (30.87%) JavaScript
6 1131 (30.20%) C#
7 1001 (26.73%) OO
8 984 (26.28%) Computer Science
9 941 (25.13%) SQL
10 940 (25.10%) .NET
11 887 (23.68%) TDD
12 853 (22.78%) C++
13 813 (21.71%) HTML
14 658 (17.57%) CSS
15 647 (17.28%) Linux
16 584 (15.59%) Scrum
17 583 (15.57%) MVC
18 577 (15.41%) Python
19 551 (14.71%) Web Services
20 547 (14.61%) SQL Server
21 482 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
22 466 (12.44%) XML
23 434 (11.59%) E-Commerce
24 432 (11.54%) Spring
25 431 (11.51%) Multithreading
26 426 (11.38%) ASP.NET
27 422 (11.27%) HTML5
28 416 (11.11%) jQuery
29 393 (10.49%) UNIX
29 393 (10.49%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 244 (6.52%) Node.js
2 131 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 113 (3.02%) CMS
4 103 (2.75%) Apache
5 76 (2.03%) WebLogic
6 61 (1.63%) IIS
7 56 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 49 (1.31%) Drupal
9 48 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 46 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
11 44 (1.17%) JBoss
12 38 (1.01%) MQSeries
13 35 (0.93%) nginx
13 35 (0.93%) Apache Solr
14 30 (0.80%) Apache Spark
15 28 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 28 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
16 27 (0.72%) WordPress
17 25 (0.67%) Umbraco
18 21 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 252 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.23%) MS Office
3 26 (0.69%) MS Project
4 24 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.16%) Doxygen
10 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.080%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.080%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.053%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.027%) Maya
13 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.027%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.027%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 39 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.13%) RMDS
3 5 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.11%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.11%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.053%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.053%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.027%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.027%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.027%) HFM
7 1 (0.027%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 104 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (2.30%) SaaS
3 83 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (2.06%) GitHub
5 54 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.83%) PaaS
7 23 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.40%) IaaS
9 12 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.13%) Force.com
11 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.11%) Route 53
12 3 (0.080%) Joyent
12 3 (0.080%) Heroku
13 2 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.053%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.027%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.027%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.027%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.12%) HTTP
2 95 (2.54%) Internet
3 75 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.56%) Broadband
4 21 (0.56%) Firewall
5 18 (0.48%) Intranet
6 17 (0.45%) Wireless
7 13 (0.35%) AMQP
8 12 (0.32%) Multicast
8 12 (0.32%) 3G
9 10 (0.27%) 4G
10 9 (0.24%) DSL
10 9 (0.24%) Extranet
10 9 (0.24%) GPRS
11 8 (0.21%) GSM
11 8 (0.21%) 2G
12 7 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (0.19%) SSL
13 6 (0.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 321 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 303 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 291 (7.77%) MySQL
5 271 (7.24%) MongoDB
6 230 (6.14%) Big Data
7 148 (3.95%) Hadoop
8 145 (3.87%) RDBMS
9 114 (3.04%) Redis
10 90 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 81 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
12 60 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 54 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 53 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 44 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
17 42 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
18 39 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (0.99%) Neo4j
20 30 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 380 (10.15%) Git (software)
2 190 (5.07%) Maven
3 178 (4.75%) Selenium
4 172 (4.59%) Subversion
5 145 (3.87%) Jenkins
6 117 (3.12%) JUnit
7 116 (3.10%) Visual Studio
8 103 (2.75%) JIRA
9 101 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 86 (2.30%) Eclipse
11 71 (1.90%) Cucumber
12 70 (1.87%) Jasmine
13 59 (1.58%) WebDriver
13 59 (1.58%) Ant
13 59 (1.58%) NUnit
14 47 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
15 44 (1.17%) TeamCity
16 38 (1.01%) Xcode
17 35 (0.93%) Hudson
18 33 (0.88%) Grunt
General
1 1158 (30.92%) Finance
2 244 (6.52%) Banking
3 186 (4.97%) Games
4 178 (4.75%) Retail
5 156 (4.17%) Marketing
6 151 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 151 (4.03%) Front Office
7 135 (3.60%) Financial Institution
8 64 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 61 (1.63%) Back Office
10 48 (1.28%) Legal
11 35 (0.93%) Advertising
11 35 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 32 (0.85%) Electronics
12 32 (0.85%) Law
13 27 (0.72%) Publishing
14 20 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 20 (0.53%) French Language
15 19 (0.51%) German Language
16 14 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2132 (56.93%) Developer
2 996 (26.60%) Software Engineer
3 590 (15.75%) Java Developer
4 410 (10.95%) Senior Developer
5 406 (10.84%) C# Developer
6 283 (7.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 255 (6.81%) C++ Developer
8 236 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 199 (5.31%) Software Developer
10 166 (4.43%) .NET Developer
11 158 (4.22%) Architect
12 140 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
13 128 (3.42%) Java Software Engineer
14 123 (3.28%) Junior
15 122 (3.26%) Programmer
16 104 (2.78%) Python Developer
17 95 (2.54%) iOS Developer
18 93 (2.48%) C++ Software Engineer
19 89 (2.38%) Consultant
20 84 (2.24%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 940 (25.10%) .NET
2 813 (21.71%) HTML
3 658 (17.57%) CSS
4 551 (14.71%) Web Services
5 466 (12.44%) XML
6 432 (11.54%) Spring
7 426 (11.38%) ASP.NET
8 422 (11.27%) HTML5
9 416 (11.11%) jQuery
10 289 (7.72%) REST
11 243 (6.49%) J2EE
12 226 (6.03%) AngularJS
13 224 (5.98%) WCF
14 218 (5.82%) .NET Framework
15 212 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 210 (5.61%) SOAP
17 200 (5.34%) JSON
18 198 (5.29%) WPF
19 195 (5.21%) RESTful
20 186 (4.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 984 (26.28%) Computer Science
2 362 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 353 (9.43%) Open Source
4 326 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 248 (6.62%) User Experience
6 211 (5.63%) Mobile App
7 193 (5.15%) Data Structures
8 190 (5.07%) Mathematics
9 185 (4.94%) Hedge funds
10 164 (4.38%) Visualisation
11 122 (3.26%) Derivative
12 115 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 105 (2.80%) Physics
14 97 (2.59%) Blog
15 81 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
16 71 (1.90%) Equities
17 60 (1.60%) N-Tier
18 59 (1.58%) Fixed Income
18 59 (1.58%) iPad
19 58 (1.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 647 (17.28%) Linux
2 393 (10.49%) UNIX
3 327 (8.73%) Windows
4 258 (6.89%) Android
5 256 (6.84%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 28 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 23 (0.61%) Solaris
9 20 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.48%) CentOS
11 17 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
12 16 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.40%) AIX
14 13 (0.35%) Windows Phone
15 12 (0.32%) HPUX
15 12 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.16%) Debian
18 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1874 (50.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1001 (26.73%) OO
3 887 (23.68%) TDD
4 584 (15.59%) Scrum
5 583 (15.57%) MVC
6 482 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
7 434 (11.59%) E-Commerce
8 431 (11.51%) Multithreading
9 391 (10.44%) BDD
10 321 (8.57%) OOP
11 248 (6.62%) Unit Testing
12 221 (5.90%) OOD
13 207 (5.53%) Analytics
14 195 (5.21%) Mentoring
15 188 (5.02%) SOA
16 168 (4.49%) Project Management
17 146 (3.90%) Low Latency
18 144 (3.85%) iOS Development
18 144 (3.85%) Pair Programming
19 142 (3.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1608 (42.94%) Java
2 1156 (30.87%) JavaScript
3 1131 (30.20%) C#
4 941 (25.13%) SQL
5 853 (22.78%) C++
6 577 (15.41%) Python
7 352 (9.40%) PHP
8 348 (9.29%) C
9 230 (6.14%) Ruby
10 173 (4.62%) Scala
11 137 (3.66%) Objective-C
12 98 (2.62%) T-SQL
13 92 (2.46%) Perl
14 90 (2.40%) PL/SQL
15 79 (2.11%) Bash Shell
16 50 (1.34%) VB
17 49 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 49 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 46 (1.23%) MATLAB
18 46 (1.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1262 (33.70%) Degree
2 187 (4.99%) PhD
3 84 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 54 (1.44%) VCP4
5 49 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 46 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.51%) ISEB
8 17 (0.45%) Sun Certification
9 15 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.29%) PMP
10 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.29%) CSSLP
11 9 (0.24%) Brainbench
12 7 (0.19%) HND
13 5 (0.13%) MCSD
13 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.13%) MCPD
14 4 (0.11%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.11%) MCTS
14 4 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (6.89%) QA
2 35 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.40%) JSP 440
5 12 (0.32%) EMIR
5 12 (0.32%) SLA
6 11 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.27%) WCAG
8 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.027%) MiFID
10 1 (0.027%) Basel III
10 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.027%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 40 (1.07%) Varnish
2 20 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.45%) Firmware
4 15 (0.40%) Docker
5 14 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.27%) HDFS
7 6 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.080%) Xen
8 3 (0.080%) KVM
9 2 (0.053%) vSphere
9 2 (0.053%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.053%) Squid
10 1 (0.027%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.027%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.027%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.027%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 94 (2.51%) Puppet
2 89 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.12%) Ansible
4 31 (0.83%) Nagios
5 22 (0.59%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.32%) Salt
7 9 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.24%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.16%) SCCM
9 5 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.13%) logstash
9 5 (0.13%) Graphite
10 4 (0.11%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.080%) Pingdom
11 3 (0.080%) Oozie
11 3 (0.080%) MOM
12 2 (0.053%) collectd
12 2 (0.053%) StatsD
12 2 (0.053%) Kibana
12 2 (0.053%) Graylog
Vendors
1 393 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 360 (9.61%) Oracle
3 102 (2.72%) Google
4 47 (1.26%) IBM
5 43 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 40 (1.07%) SAP
7 37 (0.99%) Sybase
8 36 (0.96%) Facebook
9 35 (0.93%) Zend
10 32 (0.85%) HP
11 30 (0.80%) Twitter
12 29 (0.77%) Apple
13 28 (0.75%) Sitecore
14 27 (0.72%) Adobe
14 27 (0.72%) VMware
15 25 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
16 22 (0.59%) Tableau
17 21 (0.56%) iRise
17 21 (0.56%) Telelogic
18 20 (0.53%) Informatica
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - bonus, flex hours, pens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent basic + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago