The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Software Development Engineer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 625 623
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 12 19 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.047% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.049% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 50
Median salary £45,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £88,750 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in London

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in London

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Engineer in London

Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hounslow - 2 - -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
3 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
4 9 (39.13%) SDET
5 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
5 8 (34.78%) QA
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) C++
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Python
6 7 (30.43%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
7 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
8 5 (21.74%) Feasibility Study
8 5 (21.74%) Presales
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) Unix

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
2 1 (4.35%) G Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) Fiddler
3 4 (17.39%) Protractor
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.04%) Bundler
4 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.35%) Gradle
6 1 (4.35%) Grunt
6 1 (4.35%) gulp
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) Qt Creator
6 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) STL
3 5 (21.74%) Swing
3 5 (21.74%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) CSS3
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (17.39%) React
4 4 (17.39%) RESTful
5 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
6 2 (8.70%) Node.js
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.35%) Qt
7 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Blog
4 2 (8.70%) Fintech
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Animation
5 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 9 (39.13%) SDET
4 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
5 7 (30.43%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
7 5 (21.74%) Feasibility Study
7 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Presales
7 5 (21.74%) Product Management
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Change Management
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) C++
3 7 (30.43%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) Go
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSD
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Snort
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
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