The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 50 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2415 1918 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.05% 4.33% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 5.31% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2114 1648 2017
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £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% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39531 36102 40848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.64% 81.55% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32780 29775 35312
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,309 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
England

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 August 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 August 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 -12 437 £57,500 +4.54% 65
Hounslow +12 39 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Croydon +5 22 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Surbiton - 22 £39,000 - 2
Chessington - 17 £47,500 - 2
Hammersmith +10 15 £80,000 +128.57%
New Malden +5 15 £27,500 -
Uxbridge +15 14 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -17 13 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Harrow +4 11 £31,500 +40.00% 2
Twickenham - 8 £46,250 - 3
Teddington -5 7 £27,500 -13.38%
Clapham - 7 £45,000 -
Southwark - 6 £47,500 -
Wimbledon - 6 £27,500 -
Isleworth - 5 £52,500 - 1
Ealing -4 4 £52,500 +7.14% 1
Canary Wharf -8 2 £100,000 -
Coulsdon - 2 £40,000 -
Wembley - 2 £40,000 -
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -
Romford 0 1 £21,000 +5.00%
Ruislip -5 1 £28,000 +12.00%
Chiswick -8 1 £40,500 -4.70%
Hackney - 1 £50,000 - 2
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £42,500 - 1
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2453 (48.82%) Java
2 1725 (34.33%) Degree
3 1588 (31.60%) C#
4 1507 (29.99%) OO
5 1478 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 1452 (28.90%) Finance
7 1409 (28.04%) C++
8 1380 (27.46%) SQL
9 1374 (27.34%) JavaScript
10 1258 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
11 1214 (24.16%) .NET
12 1186 (23.60%) HTML
13 1166 (23.20%) TDD
14 936 (18.63%) CSS
15 896 (17.83%) Linux
16 855 (17.01%) Scrum
17 810 (16.12%) SQL Server
18 791 (15.74%) Python
19 740 (14.73%) UNIX
20 717 (14.27%) Web Services
21 677 (13.47%) Oracle
22 649 (12.92%) Multithreading
23 637 (12.68%) MVC
24 627 (12.48%) HTML5
25 614 (12.22%) XML
26 601 (11.96%) ASP.NET
27 584 (11.62%) jQuery
28 575 (11.44%) C
29 542 (10.79%) Windows
30 530 (10.55%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 221 (4.40%) Node.js
2 200 (3.98%) Tomcat
3 146 (2.91%) CMS
4 143 (2.85%) Apache
5 97 (1.93%) SharePoint
6 91 (1.81%) Apache Solr
7 82 (1.63%) IIS
8 63 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 62 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
10 61 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 51 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 49 (0.98%) MQSeries
12 49 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
13 43 (0.86%) Confluence
14 38 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
15 36 (0.72%) Jetty
15 36 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
15 36 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
16 34 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
17 29 (0.58%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 341 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.45%) MS Office
3 45 (0.90%) MS Project
4 38 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.100%) Maya
9 4 (0.080%) 3ds Max
9 4 (0.080%) CINEMA 4D
9 4 (0.080%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.040%) Stata
11 1 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.020%) DOC1
11 1 (0.020%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.020%) Simulink
11 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.54%) Magento
3 19 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
6 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.060%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.060%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.060%) SunGard AvantGard
8 3 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.020%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.020%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 1 (0.020%) Advent Moxy
10 1 (0.020%) Documaker
10 1 (0.020%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.020%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 161 (3.20%) SaaS
2 105 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 56 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 42 (0.84%) GitHub
6 21 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.32%) PaaS
8 15 (0.30%) Google App Engine
9 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.24%) Force.com
10 12 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 11 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.14%) Heroku
13 3 (0.060%) Office 365
14 2 (0.040%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.040%) IaaS
14 2 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.040%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.020%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 205 (4.08%) Internet
2 189 (3.76%) HTTP
3 132 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 33 (0.66%) GSM
5 27 (0.54%) RTP
6 25 (0.50%) SSH
6 25 (0.50%) Wireless
7 20 (0.40%) SSL
7 20 (0.40%) SS7
8 18 (0.36%) Broadband
8 18 (0.36%) TCAP
8 18 (0.36%) INAP
9 17 (0.34%) SIGTRAN
9 17 (0.34%) VLAN
10 16 (0.32%) ATM
11 15 (0.30%) BIG-IP
12 14 (0.28%) Firewall
13 12 (0.24%) DNS
14 11 (0.22%) AMQP
14 11 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 810 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 383 (7.62%) Relational Database
3 370 (7.36%) MySQL
4 360 (7.16%) Big Data
5 334 (6.65%) NoSQL
6 243 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 212 (4.22%) Hadoop
8 202 (4.02%) RDBMS
9 181 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 141 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 110 (2.19%) Redis
12 104 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
13 98 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 94 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 70 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 67 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 66 (1.31%) OLTP
18 65 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 63 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
20 60 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 459 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 272 (5.41%) Subversion
3 257 (5.11%) Jenkins
4 254 (5.05%) Maven
5 238 (4.74%) Visual Studio
6 236 (4.70%) Selenium
7 205 (4.08%) JUnit
8 192 (3.82%) JIRA
9 146 (2.91%) Cucumber
10 138 (2.75%) NUnit
10 138 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 104 (2.07%) WebDriver
12 78 (1.55%) Ant
13 70 (1.39%) Eclipse
14 69 (1.37%) Jasmine
15 52 (1.03%) Moq
16 45 (0.90%) CruiseControl
17 42 (0.84%) SpecFlow
18 41 (0.82%) Hudson
19 39 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 1452 (28.90%) Finance
2 417 (8.30%) Banking
3 335 (6.67%) Games
4 224 (4.46%) Front Office
5 187 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 161 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 139 (2.77%) Retail
8 137 (2.73%) Financial Institution
9 121 (2.41%) Marketing
10 81 (1.61%) Advertising
11 77 (1.53%) Publishing
12 42 (0.84%) Back Office
13 38 (0.76%) Legal
14 34 (0.68%) Multimedia
14 34 (0.68%) Electronics
15 28 (0.56%) Law
16 22 (0.44%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.30%) Automotive
18 12 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3224 (64.16%) Developer
2 1337 (26.61%) Software Engineer
3 864 (17.19%) Java Developer
4 637 (12.68%) Senior Developer
5 496 (9.87%) Software Developer
6 413 (8.22%) C# Developer
7 405 (8.06%) C++ Developer
8 309 (6.15%) .NET Developer
9 296 (5.89%) Senior Software Engineer
10 274 (5.45%) Programmer
11 234 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
12 199 (3.96%) Analyst
13 186 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
14 172 (3.42%) C++ Software Engineer
15 162 (3.22%) Web Developer
16 160 (3.18%) Junior
17 154 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
18 149 (2.97%) Consultant
19 148 (2.95%) Graduate
20 131 (2.61%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1214 (24.16%) .NET
2 1186 (23.60%) HTML
3 936 (18.63%) CSS
4 717 (14.27%) Web Services
5 627 (12.48%) HTML5
6 614 (12.22%) XML
7 601 (11.96%) ASP.NET
8 584 (11.62%) jQuery
9 429 (8.54%) Spring
10 361 (7.18%) CSS3
11 347 (6.91%) REST
12 341 (6.79%) WCF
13 328 (6.53%) J2EE
14 320 (6.37%) .NET Framework
15 282 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 276 (5.49%) AngularJS
17 273 (5.43%) SOAP
18 251 (5.00%) Ajax
18 251 (5.00%) WPF
19 246 (4.90%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1478 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 430 (8.56%) Open Source
3 360 (7.16%) Mathematics
4 308 (6.13%) Mobile App
5 210 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
6 190 (3.78%) Hedge funds
7 164 (3.26%) Derivative
8 154 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 136 (2.71%) Physics
10 127 (2.53%) Visualisation
11 101 (2.01%) Equities
12 95 (1.89%) iPad
13 80 (1.59%) Statistics
14 79 (1.57%) Social Media
15 77 (1.53%) Blackberry
16 72 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
17 70 (1.39%) iPhone
18 66 (1.31%) Fixed Income
19 64 (1.27%) Client/Server
20 59 (1.17%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 896 (17.83%) Linux
2 740 (14.73%) UNIX
3 542 (10.79%) Windows
4 506 (10.07%) Android
5 442 (8.80%) Apple iOS
6 34 (0.68%) Windows Phone
7 29 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.30%) Solaris
10 14 (0.28%) CentOS
10 14 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
11 11 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.20%) BlackBerry OS
13 9 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.14%) Debian
14 7 (0.14%) AIX
15 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.100%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1507 (29.99%) OO
2 1258 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1166 (23.20%) TDD
4 855 (17.01%) Scrum
5 649 (12.92%) Multithreading
6 637 (12.68%) MVC
7 530 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
8 501 (9.97%) E-Commerce
9 447 (8.90%) OOP
10 412 (8.20%) Unit Testing
11 394 (7.84%) BDD
12 393 (7.82%) OOD
13 297 (5.91%) Android Development
14 290 (5.77%) Low Latency
15 280 (5.57%) iOS Development
16 250 (4.98%) Web Development
17 249 (4.96%) Analytics
18 230 (4.58%) SOA
19 226 (4.50%) Project Management
20 202 (4.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2453 (48.82%) Java
2 1588 (31.60%) C#
3 1409 (28.04%) C++
4 1380 (27.46%) SQL
5 1374 (27.34%) JavaScript
6 791 (15.74%) Python
7 575 (11.44%) C
8 451 (8.98%) PHP
9 424 (8.44%) Ruby
10 300 (5.97%) Scala
11 179 (3.56%) Perl
12 159 (3.16%) Objective-C
13 126 (2.51%) F#
14 120 (2.39%) PL/SQL
15 106 (2.11%) Shell Script
15 106 (2.11%) Bash Shell
16 95 (1.89%) Clojure
17 90 (1.79%) T-SQL
18 88 (1.75%) VBA
19 78 (1.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1725 (34.33%) Degree
2 206 (4.10%) PhD
3 54 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 30 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 27 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.38%) ISEB
7 16 (0.32%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.20%) PMP
9 10 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.16%) CISSP
12 7 (0.14%) GCIH
12 7 (0.14%) GIAC
12 7 (0.14%) MCP
13 5 (0.100%) CCA
14 4 (0.080%) MCSD
14 4 (0.080%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.080%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (7.68%) QA
2 75 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.20%) EMIR
4 10 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.18%) TickIT
6 5 (0.100%) SLA
7 2 (0.040%) WAI
7 2 (0.040%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.020%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.52%) Varnish
3 25 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.32%) Xen
5 15 (0.30%) KVM
6 12 (0.24%) HDFS
7 8 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.12%) Snort
9 5 (0.100%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.080%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.060%) Postfix
11 3 (0.060%) OpenSSH
11 3 (0.060%) NFS
12 2 (0.040%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.040%) Docker
13 1 (0.020%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.020%) vCloud
13 1 (0.020%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (1.99%) Puppet
2 79 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.84%) Nagios
4 31 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 16 (0.32%) HAProxy
5 16 (0.32%) Salt
5 16 (0.32%) Ansible
6 13 (0.26%) logstash
7 11 (0.22%) StatsD
8 10 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
8 10 (0.20%) OpenSSO
9 9 (0.18%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.18%) Ganglia
10 8 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.16%) collectd
11 7 (0.14%) YUM
12 5 (0.100%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.080%) MOM
13 4 (0.080%) SCCM
13 4 (0.080%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 677 (13.47%) Oracle
2 515 (10.25%) Microsoft
3 241 (4.80%) Google
4 160 (3.18%) Facebook
5 103 (2.05%) TIBCO
6 88 (1.75%) Adobe
7 87 (1.73%) Sitecore
8 81 (1.61%) JBoss
8 81 (1.61%) Twitter
9 72 (1.43%) SAP
10 64 (1.27%) Sybase
11 61 (1.21%) EPiServer
12 54 (1.07%) Zend
13 52 (1.03%) Perforce
14 44 (0.88%) IBM
15 34 (0.68%) Atlassian
15 34 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
16 33 (0.66%) iRise
16 33 (0.66%) Telelogic
17 32 (0.64%) VMware
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + benefitd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + good bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + good bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago