Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 702 393 999
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 10.42% 9.06% 7.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 9.60% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 638 342 857
10th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
75th Percentile £96,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £107,500
London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% +7.41%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,331 4,094 12,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 94.02% 94.35% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5,657 3,551 10,693
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £96,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Central London

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Central London.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Central London

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Central London over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Central London

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 652 £80,000 +6.67% 283
West End of London -2 21 £82,500 -5.71% 1
City of Westminster - 3 £100,000 -
Camden -5 2 £45,000 -50.00% 2
Southwark -6 2 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £85,000 -
Software Engineering
London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 325 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (39.60%) Java
3 248 (35.33%) AWS
4 246 (35.04%) DevOps
5 216 (30.77%) Docker
6 212 (30.20%) Python
7 205 (29.20%) Azure
8 204 (29.06%) Kubernetes
9 201 (28.63%) C#
10 188 (26.78%) JavaScript
11 185 (26.35%) Microservices
12 173 (24.64%) Finance
13 153 (21.79%) TDD
14 144 (20.51%) React
15 141 (20.09%) .NET
16 137 (19.52%) Node.js
17 128 (18.23%) SQL Server
18 119 (16.95%) Jenkins
19 116 (16.52%) Analytics
19 116 (16.52%) Social Skills
20 106 (15.10%) Terraform
21 103 (14.67%) SQL
22 102 (14.53%) Full Stack Development
23 101 (14.39%) GCP
24 99 (14.10%) Serverless
25 91 (12.96%) NoSQL
26 86 (12.25%) Oracle
27 85 (12.11%) Scrum
27 85 (12.11%) Degree
28 83 (11.82%) PostgreSQL

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 30 (4.27%) Confluence
3 15 (2.14%) SAS
4 14 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.85%) Drupal
6 12 (1.71%) CMS
7 11 (1.57%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.28%) nginx
9 5 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.43%) Apache
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.14%) IIS
13 1 (0.14%) JBoss
13 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 248 (35.33%) AWS
2 205 (29.20%) Azure
3 101 (14.39%) GCP
4 99 (14.10%) Serverless
5 42 (5.98%) SaaS
6 28 (3.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (3.42%) PaaS
8 21 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (2.85%) Amazon EKS
10 15 (2.14%) Amazon ECS
10 15 (2.14%) IaaS
11 14 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (1.71%) npm
13 11 (1.57%) BrowserStack
13 11 (1.57%) GitHub
14 9 (1.28%) Azure Functions
14 9 (1.28%) Power Platform
15 7 (1.00%) AWS Fargate
15 7 (1.00%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.85%) Internet
2 7 (1.00%) DNS
2 7 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.28%) 3GPP
3 2 (0.28%) 4G
3 2 (0.28%) 5G
3 2 (0.28%) ASN.1
3 2 (0.28%) HTTP
3 2 (0.28%) LTE
4 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 91 (12.96%) NoSQL
3 83 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (10.40%) MongoDB
5 61 (8.69%) Big Data
6 52 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 49 (6.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 33 (4.70%) Hadoop
9 27 (3.85%) MySQL
10 23 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
11 21 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (2.85%) Redis
12 20 (2.85%) Tableau
13 17 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.99%) BigQuery
14 14 (1.99%) SQL Server 2017
15 12 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
17 6 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 119 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 70 (9.97%) Git (software)
3 58 (8.26%) JIRA
4 55 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 44 (6.27%) SonarQube
6 28 (3.99%) webpack
7 20 (2.85%) Cypress.io
8 19 (2.71%) CircleCI
8 19 (2.71%) GitLab
9 16 (2.28%) Spinnaker
10 11 (1.57%) Bitbucket
10 11 (1.57%) Grunt
11 10 (1.42%) Bower
11 10 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.42%) Postman
11 10 (1.42%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.42%) TestCafe
12 9 (1.28%) Selenium
13 8 (1.14%) Maven
14 7 (1.00%) Jasmine
General
1 173 (24.64%) Finance
2 116 (16.52%) Social Skills
3 45 (6.41%) Presentation Skills
4 43 (6.13%) Influencing Skills
5 39 (5.56%) Publishing
6 37 (5.27%) Retail
7 31 (4.42%) Banking
8 27 (3.85%) Front Office
9 26 (3.70%) Marketing
10 20 (2.85%) Games
11 16 (2.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 15 (2.14%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.71%) Investment Banking
14 11 (1.57%) Electronics
14 11 (1.57%) Law
15 10 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (1.14%) Public Sector
17 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
19 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 193 (27.49%) Software Engineer
2 190 (27.07%) Developer
3 79 (11.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 61 (8.69%) Java Engineer
5 48 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 46 (6.55%) Technical Leader
7 44 (6.27%) Senior Developer
8 43 (6.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 33 (4.70%) C# Developer
9 33 (4.70%) Engineering Manager
9 33 (4.70%) Java Developer
10 30 (4.27%) Architect
10 30 (4.27%) Software Manager
11 29 (4.13%) Principal Engineer
12 28 (3.99%) Big Data Engineer
13 24 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
13 24 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.13%) Data Engineer
15 20 (2.85%) Software Developer
16 19 (2.71%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (20.51%) React
2 141 (20.09%) .NET
3 137 (19.52%) Node.js
4 81 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 79 (11.25%) Web Services
6 69 (9.83%) HTML
7 63 (8.97%) Kafka
7 63 (8.97%) Spring
8 62 (8.83%) CSS
9 60 (8.55%) .NET Core
10 49 (6.98%) Spring Boot
11 47 (6.70%) OAuth
12 45 (6.41%) OAuth2
12 45 (6.41%) OpenID
13 42 (5.98%) REST
14 34 (4.84%) RESTful
15 33 (4.70%) HTML5
16 30 (4.27%) .NET Framework
17 22 (3.13%) Sass
18 21 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (4.99%) User Experience
3 30 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 21 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.85%) Legacy Code
7 14 (1.99%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.57%) Derivative
10 10 (1.42%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
11 9 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.28%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.14%) Social Media
12 8 (1.14%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.85%) Blog
14 5 (0.71%) Clustering
14 5 (0.71%) Spread Betting
15 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.84%) Linux
2 25 (3.56%) Unix
3 15 (2.14%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.99%) Android
5 13 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.28%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.43%) Windows
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (35.04%) DevOps
3 185 (26.35%) Microservices
4 153 (21.79%) TDD
5 116 (16.52%) Analytics
6 102 (14.53%) Full Stack Development
7 85 (12.11%) Scrum
8 82 (11.68%) Coaching
8 82 (11.68%) Mentoring
9 79 (11.25%) Test Automation
10 77 (10.97%) Fintech
11 73 (10.40%) Infrastructure as Code
12 70 (9.97%) Event-Driven
13 66 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (8.97%) Technical Leadership
15 57 (8.12%) OO
16 56 (7.98%) BDD
16 56 (7.98%) OWASP
17 52 (7.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 52 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 278 (39.60%) Java
2 212 (30.20%) Python
3 201 (28.63%) C#
4 188 (26.78%) JavaScript
5 103 (14.67%) SQL
6 81 (11.54%) TypeScript
7 77 (10.97%) C++
8 70 (9.97%) Go
9 50 (7.12%) Scala
10 28 (3.99%) Java 8
10 28 (3.99%) Kotlin
11 21 (2.99%) ES6
12 17 (2.42%) Java 11
12 17 (2.42%) PHP
13 16 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.14%) R
14 15 (2.14%) Ruby
15 10 (1.42%) Perl
16 9 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (12.11%) Degree
2 50 (7.12%) Master's Degree
3 15 (2.14%) AWS Certification
4 12 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.85%) SAS Certification
8 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.28%) PhD
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (10.97%) QA
2 51 (7.26%) GDPR
3 9 (1.28%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 216 (30.77%) Docker
2 5 (0.71%) HDFS
3 3 (0.43%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.43%) OpenDJ
4 2 (0.28%) LXC
5 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 204 (29.06%) Kubernetes
2 106 (15.10%) Terraform
3 30 (4.27%) Ansible
4 18 (2.56%) Grafana
4 18 (2.56%) Prometheus
5 6 (0.85%) Puppet
6 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.43%) Control-M
8 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.14%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 86 (12.25%) Oracle
2 62 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (2.99%) Google
4 9 (1.28%) Cloudera
4 9 (1.28%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.00%) Alteryx
6 6 (0.85%) Informatica
6 6 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.71%) Talend
8 4 (0.57%) Teradata
9 3 (0.43%) Charles River
9 3 (0.43%) DataFlux
9 3 (0.43%) Facebook
9 3 (0.43%) ForgeRock
9 3 (0.43%) Intapp
9 3 (0.43%) Splunk
10 2 (0.28%) New Relic
10 2 (0.28%) Okta
10 2 (0.28%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.28%) Veracode