The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 200 222
Rank change year-on-year +42 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 819 680 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.24% 1.69% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.76% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 596 591 513
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in London

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in London

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in London

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 Software Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London -19 87 £62,500 +13.63% 26
West End of London +9 13 £35,000 - 10
Bromley - 12 - -
Heathrow +10 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Canary Wharf -11 9 £72,500 +31.81%
Uxbridge 0 8 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Hounslow -3 6 £47,500 -
Barnet - 5 £35,000 -
Hackney - 5 - -
Croydon +2 3 £55,000 +29.41%
New Malden - 3 £46,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +10 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Greenford -3 1 £44,000 -12.00%
Brentford -6 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Chessington - 1 - -
Coulsdon - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Software 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1438 (98.22%) Software Engineering
2 693 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 655 (44.74%) Java
4 552 (37.70%) JavaScript
5 451 (30.81%) C#
6 369 (25.20%) C++
6 369 (25.20%) Finance
7 359 (24.52%) Python
8 357 (24.39%) TDD
9 355 (24.25%) .NET
10 343 (23.43%) SQL
11 325 (22.20%) Degree
12 296 (20.22%) Linux
13 273 (18.65%) Computer Science
14 262 (17.90%) HTML
15 241 (16.46%) OO
16 239 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
17 233 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
18 230 (15.71%) AngularJS
19 224 (15.30%) Microservices
19 224 (15.30%) CSS
20 218 (14.89%) Banking
21 206 (14.07%) SQL Server
22 189 (12.91%) Git (software)
23 187 (12.77%) BDD
24 186 (12.70%) Node.js
25 185 (12.64%) Scala
25 185 (12.64%) Retail
26 179 (12.23%) MVC
27 177 (12.09%) Web Services

Software 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
1 100 (6.83%) Apache Spark
2 85 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 62 (4.23%) Apache
4 39 (2.66%) JBoss
5 38 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 24 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.57%) SAS
9 20 (1.37%) nginx
10 17 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
12 15 (1.02%) IIS
13 14 (0.96%) Jetty
14 13 (0.89%) Confluence
15 11 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.68%) CMS
17 8 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
18 7 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
19 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.14%) Simulink
3 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.068%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.068%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.068%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 239 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (2.73%) Amazon Kinesis
4 40 (2.73%) SaaS
5 35 (2.39%) GitHub
6 31 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (1.78%) Amazon S3
9 22 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (1.02%) Office 365
10 15 (1.02%) PaaS
11 14 (0.96%) iTunes
12 13 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.68%) IaaS
14 8 (0.55%) Google Play
15 7 (0.48%) Force.com
16 6 (0.41%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 38 (2.60%) HTTP
2 38 (2.60%) InfiniBand
3 22 (1.50%) Internet
4 20 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.61%) Broadband
6 8 (0.55%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.48%) 3G
7 7 (0.48%) 4G
7 7 (0.48%) GSM
7 7 (0.48%) OpenFlow
8 5 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.34%) NFC
8 5 (0.34%) SNMP
9 4 (0.27%) Firewall
10 3 (0.20%) DNS
10 3 (0.20%) Wireless
11 2 (0.14%) AMQP
11 2 (0.14%) ATM
11 2 (0.14%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 127 (8.67%) NoSQL
3 126 (8.61%) MySQL
4 111 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 106 (7.24%) MongoDB
6 95 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (5.26%) Big Data
8 68 (4.64%) Hadoop
9 56 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (3.14%) RDBMS
11 38 (2.60%) Blockchain
12 31 (2.12%) Oracle Database
13 29 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 29 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (1.64%) Redis
16 23 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (1.30%) Neo4j
18 18 (1.23%) Apache Hive
19 17 (1.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 189 (12.91%) Git (software)
2 121 (8.27%) Jenkins
3 62 (4.23%) Maven
4 54 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 54 (3.69%) Subversion
5 51 (3.48%) JUnit
5 51 (3.48%) TeamCity
6 49 (3.35%) Visual Studio
7 37 (2.53%) webpack
8 34 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 29 (1.98%) Hudson
11 27 (1.84%) Android Studio
11 27 (1.84%) Bitbucket
12 26 (1.78%) Xcode
13 23 (1.57%) Gradle
13 23 (1.57%) Mercurial
14 22 (1.50%) Babel
15 21 (1.43%) JIRA
15 21 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 369 (25.20%) Finance
2 218 (14.89%) Banking
3 185 (12.64%) Retail
4 127 (8.67%) Investment Banking
5 91 (6.22%) Retail Banking
6 80 (5.46%) Marketing
7 78 (5.33%) Games
8 66 (4.51%) Front Office
9 46 (3.14%) Financial Institution
9 46 (3.14%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.37%) Legal
11 17 (1.16%) Publishing
12 13 (0.89%) Electronics
13 12 (0.82%) Advertising
14 10 (0.68%) Billing
14 10 (0.68%) Law
15 9 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.41%) Military
18 5 (0.34%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (24.25%) .NET
2 262 (17.90%) HTML
3 230 (15.71%) AngularJS
4 224 (15.30%) CSS
5 186 (12.70%) Node.js
6 177 (12.09%) Web Services
7 155 (10.59%) React
8 153 (10.45%) ASP.NET
9 141 (9.63%) REST
10 135 (9.22%) Spring
11 130 (8.88%) HTML5
12 96 (6.56%) jQuery
13 89 (6.08%) RESTful
14 86 (5.87%) CSS3
15 83 (5.67%) Kafka
16 81 (5.53%) XML
17 80 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 70 (4.78%) J2EE
19 68 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
20 60 (4.10%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 273 (18.65%) Computer Science
2 166 (11.34%) Greenfield Project
3 126 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (7.86%) Fintech
5 99 (6.76%) Algorithms
6 66 (4.51%) User Experience
7 53 (3.62%) Data Structures
8 51 (3.48%) Derivative
9 49 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (3.35%) Mobile App
10 47 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
11 30 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
12 22 (1.50%) 3D Graphics
12 22 (1.50%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.50%) Hedge funds
13 21 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 21 (1.43%) N-Tier
14 20 (1.37%) Device Driver
14 20 (1.37%) Public Cloud
15 19 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 296 (20.22%) Linux
2 136 (9.29%) Windows
3 108 (7.38%) Unix
4 97 (6.63%) Android
5 64 (4.37%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.75%) AIX
7 9 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1438 (98.22%) Software Engineering
2 693 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (24.39%) TDD
4 241 (16.46%) OO
5 233 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
6 224 (15.30%) Microservices
7 187 (12.77%) BDD
8 179 (12.23%) MVC
9 173 (11.82%) DevOps
10 171 (11.68%) Scrum
11 157 (10.72%) Test Automation
12 146 (9.97%) Open Source
13 111 (7.58%) Unit Testing
14 105 (7.17%) OOD
15 103 (7.04%) Asset Management
16 102 (6.97%) Multithreading
17 101 (6.90%) OOP
18 99 (6.76%) SDLC
19 97 (6.63%) Analytics
20 95 (6.49%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 655 (44.74%) Java
2 552 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 451 (30.81%) C#
4 369 (25.20%) C++
5 359 (24.52%) Python
6 343 (23.43%) SQL
7 185 (12.64%) Scala
8 160 (10.93%) C
9 100 (6.83%) Go
10 91 (6.22%) PHP
11 83 (5.67%) Ruby
12 48 (3.28%) ES6
13 41 (2.80%) R
14 40 (2.73%) Shell Script
15 37 (2.53%) Objective-C
15 37 (2.53%) T-SQL
16 35 (2.39%) Groovy
17 33 (2.25%) Clojure
17 33 (2.25%) MATLAB
18 32 (2.19%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 325 (22.20%) Degree
2 154 (10.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.69%) PhD
4 33 (2.25%) Numerate Degree
5 32 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
8 10 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.55%) MCSD
9 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.55%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.068%) CISSP
11 1 (0.068%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.068%) MCAD
11 1 (0.068%) MCP
11 1 (0.068%) OCP
11 1 (0.068%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.81%) QA
2 18 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.82%) SEPA
5 9 (0.61%) MiFID
6 2 (0.14%) GCP
6 2 (0.14%) WCAG
7 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.068%) JTAG
7 1 (0.068%) Section 508
System Software
1 112 (7.65%) Docker
2 8 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.48%) Firmware
3 7 (0.48%) KVM
4 5 (0.34%) HDFS
4 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.20%) Snort
6 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.068%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.068%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.068%) Varnish
7 1 (0.068%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (4.10%) Ansible
2 56 (3.83%) Puppet
3 48 (3.28%) Kubernetes
4 37 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (2.32%) Kibana
6 12 (0.82%) Opsview
7 7 (0.48%) Terraform
8 6 (0.41%) Nagios
9 5 (0.34%) logstash
10 2 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.14%) Mesos
10 2 (0.14%) Oozie
10 2 (0.14%) rkt
10 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.068%) Control-M
11 1 (0.068%) Packer
11 1 (0.068%) Salt
11 1 (0.068%) StatsD
Vendors
1 142 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 133 (9.08%) Oracle
3 73 (4.99%) Google
4 28 (1.91%) Splunk
5 22 (1.50%) Sun
6 17 (1.16%) Zend
7 16 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (0.89%) Red Hat
9 12 (0.82%) Altova
9 12 (0.82%) ILOG
9 12 (0.82%) Twitter
10 11 (0.75%) Apple
11 9 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.55%) Adobe
12 8 (0.55%) SAP
12 8 (0.55%) VMware
13 7 (0.48%) Facebook
13 7 (0.48%) Fiorano
13 7 (0.48%) Talend
13 7 (0.48%) WSO2
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Source Coders
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus equity
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable dep. on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £80000 - £110000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago