Developer/Software Engineer Jobs in London

Software Engineer/Developer
England > London

The median Software Engineer/Developer salary in London is £110,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
16 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 252 380 360
Rank change year-on-year +128 -20 -133
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 279 290 703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.19% 0.78% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.82% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 278 277 675
10th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £64,250
25th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%
75th Percentile £142,500 £122,500 £128,750
90th Percentile £153,750 £151,250 £136,250
England median annual salary £110,000 £90,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +26.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 22,063 35,308 61,804
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 95.07% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16,690 25,807 35,082
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £93,250 £95,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%

Developer/Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Developer/Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Developer/Software Engineer in London

Developer/Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Developer/Software Engineer in London

Developer/Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Developer/Software Engineer in London

Developer/Software Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 16 April 2024. 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
Jobs
East London - 6 £150,000 -
Central London +34 1 £45,000 -37.93% 1
Developer/Software Engineer
England

Developer/Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2024, Developer/Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Developer/Software Engineer in the job title.

1 279 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 274 (98.21%) Front Office
3 269 (96.42%) AWS
4 267 (95.70%) GCP
4 267 (95.70%) Finance
4 267 (95.70%) Asset Management
5 261 (93.55%) TypeScript
6 253 (90.68%) Agile
7 248 (88.89%) Fixed Income
8 224 (80.29%) Python
9 223 (79.93%) Investment Management
10 212 (75.99%) React
11 202 (72.40%) JavaScript
12 191 (68.46%) Redux
13 179 (64.16%) Hedge funds
14 172 (61.65%) Azure
15 159 (56.99%) Equities
16 158 (56.63%) Protocol Buffers
16 158 (56.63%) gRPC
16 158 (56.63%) Apache Airflow
17 146 (52.33%) Full Stack Development
18 140 (50.18%) Apache Ignite
18 140 (50.18%) Apache
19 135 (48.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 135 (48.39%) Derivative
20 127 (45.52%) Banking
21 113 (40.50%) Vue
21 113 (40.50%) AngularJS
22 104 (37.28%) Material-UI
23 93 (33.33%) Fintech

Developer/Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 158 (56.63%) Apache Airflow
2 140 (50.18%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 269 (96.42%) AWS
2 267 (95.70%) GCP
3 172 (61.65%) Azure
4 68 (24.37%) dbt
5 24 (8.60%) Snowflake
6 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (50.18%) Apache Ignite
2 68 (24.37%) Amazon Athena
2 68 (24.37%) Apache Arrow
2 68 (24.37%) Dremio
3 62 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (8.60%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.36%) KDB
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (13.62%) Cypress.io
2 1 (0.36%) Git
2 1 (0.36%) GitLab
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 274 (98.21%) Front Office
2 267 (95.70%) Finance
3 127 (45.52%) Banking
4 65 (23.30%) Investment Banking
5 38 (13.62%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Electronics
6 2 (0.72%) Health Technology
6 2 (0.72%) Wearables
7 1 (0.36%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (75.99%) React
2 191 (68.46%) Redux
3 158 (56.63%) gRPC
3 158 (56.63%) Protocol Buffers
4 113 (40.50%) AngularJS
4 113 (40.50%) Vue
5 104 (37.28%) Material-UI
6 88 (31.54%) .NET
7 86 (30.82%) Pandas
8 68 (24.37%) NumPy
8 68 (24.37%) SciPy
9 46 (16.49%) ASP.NET
9 46 (16.49%) ASP.NET Core
10 44 (15.77%) Node.js
11 39 (13.98%) .NET Core
12 25 (8.96%) GraphQL
13 6 (2.15%) Kafka
13 6 (2.15%) Spring
13 6 (2.15%) Spring Boot
14 2 (0.72%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 248 (88.89%) Fixed Income
2 179 (64.16%) Hedge funds
3 159 (56.99%) Equities
4 135 (48.39%) Derivative
4 135 (48.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.72%) IoT
5 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 267 (95.70%) Asset Management
3 253 (90.68%) Agile
4 223 (79.93%) Investment Management
5 146 (52.33%) Full Stack Development
6 93 (33.33%) Fintech
7 76 (27.24%) Analytics
8 62 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
8 62 (22.22%) Automated Trading
8 62 (22.22%) Machine Learning
9 48 (17.20%) TDD
10 47 (16.85%) DevOps
11 44 (15.77%) Performance Attribution
12 28 (10.04%) Data Architecture
13 24 (8.60%) Line Management
13 24 (8.60%) Risk Analytics
14 21 (7.53%) Mentoring
15 12 (4.30%) User Experience
16 10 (3.58%) Credit Risk Analysis
16 10 (3.58%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 261 (93.55%) TypeScript
2 224 (80.29%) Python
3 202 (72.40%) JavaScript
4 88 (31.54%) C#
5 85 (30.47%) Java
6 72 (25.81%) SQL
7 24 (8.60%) Kotlin
8 15 (5.38%) Ruby
8 15 (5.38%) Scala
9 2 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.08%) Degree
2 2 (0.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (16.85%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) GDPR
2 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
2 2 (0.72%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.72%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 6 (2.15%) Docker
2 2 (0.72%) Embedded Firmware
2 2 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (22.22%) Google