Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 28 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5,586 5,211 4,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 8.85% 7.46% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% 8.00% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,216 4,054 4,148
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 58,065 65,106 64,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.99% 93.16% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46,843 52,419 54,782
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,575
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering 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 in London.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in London

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in London

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Central London -1 994 £70,000 +16.67% 328
West London -6 231 £52,500 -12.50% 194
South London +11 180 £65,000 +44.44% 27
East London +1 76 £70,000 +27.27% 55
North London -5 14 £60,000 +1.69% 9
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 2,849 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2,328 (41.68%) Java
3 1,511 (27.05%) Python
4 1,478 (26.46%) Finance
5 1,458 (26.10%) C#
6 1,421 (25.44%) JavaScript
7 1,210 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
8 1,179 (21.11%) Degree
9 1,168 (20.91%) SQL
10 1,113 (19.92%) Microservices
11 1,101 (19.71%) DevOps
12 1,079 (19.32%) Computer Science
13 1,028 (18.40%) .NET
14 934 (16.72%) TDD
15 879 (15.74%) AngularJS
16 833 (14.91%) Scrum
17 806 (14.43%) HTML
18 776 (13.89%) Docker
19 772 (13.82%) C++
20 751 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
21 721 (12.91%) CSS
22 711 (12.73%) Banking
23 704 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
24 679 (12.16%) Linux
25 673 (12.05%) React
26 643 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
27 602 (10.78%) Test Automation
28 581 (10.40%) QA
29 564 (10.10%) Microsoft
30 552 (9.88%) Machine Learning

Software Engineering
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
1 303 (5.42%) Apache Spark
2 207 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
3 140 (2.51%) CMS
4 138 (2.47%) Apache
5 76 (1.36%) Confluence
5 76 (1.36%) Ethereum
6 70 (1.25%) Apache Solr
7 58 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
7 58 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 54 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 45 (0.81%) EPiServer
10 44 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
11 39 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 31 (0.55%) nginx
13 27 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
13 27 (0.48%) SharePoint
14 26 (0.47%) IIS
15 21 (0.38%) JBoss
15 21 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 33 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 12 (0.21%) Snapchat
5 8 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.13%) SPSS
7 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.072%) Maple
9 3 (0.054%) InVision
9 3 (0.054%) Maya
10 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 122 (2.18%) Temenos T24
2 100 (1.79%) thinkFolio
3 57 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
4 51 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 44 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
6 23 (0.41%) Actimize
7 22 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
8 21 (0.38%) Magento
9 20 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
10 19 (0.34%) Eloqua
11 16 (0.29%) R3 Corda
11 16 (0.29%) Ripple
12 11 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
13 7 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
14 6 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 6 (0.11%) SAP CRM
15 5 (0.090%) SAP ERP
16 4 (0.072%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1,210 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
2 751 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 425 (7.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 184 (3.29%) SaaS
5 144 (2.58%) GitHub
6 138 (2.47%) PaaS
7 126 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
8 125 (2.24%) Serverless
9 85 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
10 77 (1.38%) npm
11 52 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 51 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
13 49 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 42 (0.75%) Office 365
15 34 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
15 34 (0.61%) IaaS
16 33 (0.59%) OpenShift
16 33 (0.59%) Slack
17 29 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
18 19 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.02%) HTTP
2 93 (1.66%) Internet
3 40 (0.72%) Network Security
4 36 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.43%) Intranet
6 16 (0.29%) Bluetooth
6 16 (0.29%) Firewall
6 16 (0.29%) VLAN
7 15 (0.27%) AMQP
8 13 (0.23%) BIG-IP
9 12 (0.21%) DNS
10 10 (0.18%) Wireless
11 9 (0.16%) Broadband
11 9 (0.16%) MQTT
12 8 (0.14%) ZigBee
13 7 (0.13%) ATM
13 7 (0.13%) GSM
14 6 (0.11%) FCoE
14 6 (0.11%) SNMP
14 6 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 467 (8.36%) NoSQL
3 464 (8.31%) Big Data
4 302 (5.41%) Hadoop
5 240 (4.30%) MySQL
6 236 (4.22%) Relational Database
7 229 (4.10%) MongoDB
8 200 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 184 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
10 166 (2.97%) Blockchain
11 149 (2.67%) Apache Hive
12 136 (2.43%) Redis
13 105 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
14 103 (1.84%) HBase
15 92 (1.65%) RDBMS
16 91 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
17 66 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 58 (1.04%) Power BI
19 54 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 50 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 540 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 460 (8.23%) Jenkins
3 246 (4.40%) Selenium
4 198 (3.54%) JIRA
5 185 (3.31%) TeamCity
6 160 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 157 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 152 (2.72%) Maven
9 132 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 122 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 113 (2.02%) gulp
12 109 (1.95%) Cucumber
13 101 (1.81%) JUnit
14 84 (1.50%) webpack
15 83 (1.49%) Gradle
16 67 (1.20%) Bitbucket
17 62 (1.11%) Subversion
18 61 (1.09%) WebDriver
19 56 (1.00%) MSBuild
20 54 (0.97%) Mocha
General
1 1,478 (26.46%) Finance
2 711 (12.73%) Banking
3 463 (8.29%) Games
4 322 (5.76%) Retail
5 280 (5.01%) Front Office
6 254 (4.55%) Marketing
7 143 (2.56%) Law
8 110 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 96 (1.72%) Advertising
10 95 (1.70%) Electronics
11 77 (1.38%) Investment Banking
12 73 (1.31%) Publishing
13 67 (1.20%) Private Banking
14 59 (1.06%) Manufacturing
15 49 (0.88%) Military
16 39 (0.70%) Legal
17 35 (0.63%) German Language
18 31 (0.55%) Back Office
18 31 (0.55%) Financial Institution
19 20 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,039 (36.50%) Developer
2 1,753 (31.38%) Software Engineer
3 711 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 509 (9.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 462 (8.27%) Senior Developer
6 407 (7.29%) Architect
7 401 (7.18%) C# Developer
8 368 (6.59%) Java Engineer
9 293 (5.25%) Java Software Engineer
10 274 (4.91%) .NET Developer
11 265 (4.74%) C# Software Engineer
12 220 (3.94%) Software Developer
13 207 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
14 203 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
15 191 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
15 191 (3.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 184 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
17 182 (3.26%) Analyst
17 182 (3.26%) Python Developer
18 174 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,028 (18.40%) .NET
2 879 (15.74%) AngularJS
3 806 (14.43%) HTML
4 721 (12.91%) CSS
5 673 (12.05%) React
6 527 (9.43%) Node.js
7 516 (9.24%) Web Services
8 477 (8.54%) Spring
9 475 (8.50%) RESTful
10 474 (8.49%) ASP.NET
11 398 (7.12%) REST
12 368 (6.59%) HTML5
13 347 (6.21%) Kafka
14 257 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 233 (4.17%) CSS3
16 229 (4.10%) jQuery
17 218 (3.90%) J2EE
18 196 (3.51%) Spring Boot
19 187 (3.35%) .NET Core
20 183 (3.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 522 (9.34%) Greenfield Project
2 521 (9.33%) Fintech
3 409 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 408 (7.30%) Algorithms
5 305 (5.46%) Management Information System
6 300 (5.37%) User Experience
7 290 (5.19%) Equities
8 282 (5.05%) Fixed Income
9 276 (4.94%) Hedge funds
10 257 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 251 (4.49%) Data Structures
11 251 (4.49%) Derivative
12 193 (3.46%) Mobile App
13 142 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
14 119 (2.13%) Cloud Native
15 107 (1.92%) Virtual Team
16 82 (1.47%) Public Cloud
17 73 (1.31%) Blog
18 58 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
19 57 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 679 (12.16%) Linux
2 219 (3.92%) Windows
3 141 (2.52%) Android
4 131 (2.35%) Unix
5 90 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 52 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 35 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
9 24 (0.43%) CoreOS
10 20 (0.36%) CentOS
11 16 (0.29%) Debian
12 13 (0.23%) FreeRTOS
12 13 (0.23%) Robot Operating System
12 13 (0.23%) Windows Server
13 11 (0.20%) Fedora
14 8 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.13%) Solaris
16 6 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
17 5 (0.090%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.072%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,849 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,113 (19.92%) Microservices
3 1,101 (19.71%) DevOps
4 1,079 (19.32%) Computer Science
5 934 (16.72%) TDD
6 833 (14.91%) Scrum
7 704 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
8 643 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
9 602 (10.78%) Test Automation
10 552 (9.88%) Machine Learning
11 509 (9.11%) OO
12 495 (8.86%) Analytics
13 490 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 479 (8.58%) Open Source
15 448 (8.02%) Asset Management
16 423 (7.57%) Mentoring
17 419 (7.50%) MVC
18 415 (7.43%) SDLC
19 411 (7.36%) BDD
20 364 (6.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,328 (41.68%) Java
2 1,511 (27.05%) Python
3 1,458 (26.10%) C#
4 1,421 (25.44%) JavaScript
5 1,168 (20.91%) SQL
6 772 (13.82%) C++
7 421 (7.54%) Scala
8 342 (6.12%) Java 8
9 295 (5.28%) C
10 254 (4.55%) Go
11 231 (4.14%) Ruby
12 204 (3.65%) PHP
13 165 (2.95%) R
13 165 (2.95%) TypeScript
14 133 (2.38%) Bash Shell
15 118 (2.11%) ES6
16 97 (1.74%) T-SQL
17 92 (1.65%) PL/SQL
18 89 (1.59%) PowerShell
19 86 (1.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,179 (21.11%) Degree
2 357 (6.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 187 (3.35%) PhD
4 115 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 72 (1.29%) SAFe Agilist
6 56 (1.00%) Master's Degree
7 54 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 52 (0.93%) CISSP
9 48 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 28 (0.50%) CISA
10 28 (0.50%) CISM
11 25 (0.45%) MPhil
11 25 (0.45%) Sun Certification
12 24 (0.43%) CRISC
12 24 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
14 21 (0.38%) ISEB
15 20 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
16 14 (0.25%) ISTQB
17 12 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 581 (10.40%) QA
2 44 (0.79%) GDPR
3 32 (0.57%) MiFID
4 29 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.29%) SLA
6 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.16%) DO-178B
7 9 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 9 (0.16%) MISRA
7 9 (0.16%) MISRA C
8 8 (0.14%) SEPA
9 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.11%) PMO
11 4 (0.072%) FedRAMP
11 4 (0.072%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.054%) PSD2
13 2 (0.036%) EMIR
13 2 (0.036%) FATCA
13 2 (0.036%) FISMA
13 2 (0.036%) JTAG
System Software
1 776 (13.89%) Docker
2 33 (0.59%) Firmware
3 25 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 25 (0.45%) HDFS
4 19 (0.34%) VirtualBox
5 15 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.25%) etcd
7 13 (0.23%) iptables
7 13 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.13%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.13%) Xen
9 6 (0.11%) NFS
9 6 (0.11%) Samba
10 5 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.072%) SkyDNS
11 4 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.054%) Varnish
13 2 (0.036%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 488 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 278 (4.98%) Terraform
3 272 (4.87%) Ansible
4 193 (3.46%) Puppet
5 185 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (0.86%) Prometheus
7 45 (0.81%) Oozie
8 34 (0.61%) Mesos
9 30 (0.54%) HAProxy
10 27 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
11 25 (0.45%) HP ALM
12 23 (0.41%) Grafana
12 23 (0.41%) Packer
13 22 (0.39%) Rancher
14 20 (0.36%) Kibana
15 16 (0.29%) logstash
16 15 (0.27%) Nagios
17 13 (0.23%) vCenter Server
18 12 (0.21%) Graphite
18 12 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 564 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 394 (7.05%) Google
3 358 (6.41%) Oracle
4 143 (2.56%) SAP
5 108 (1.93%) Charles River
6 96 (1.72%) Tableau
7 89 (1.59%) hybris
8 86 (1.54%) IBM
9 80 (1.43%) Sitecore
10 79 (1.41%) Adobe
11 74 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 70 (1.25%) Cloudera
13 62 (1.11%) Cadence
14 39 (0.70%) Informatica
15 38 (0.68%) HP
16 37 (0.66%) Hortonworks
17 36 (0.64%) ATG
17 36 (0.64%) WorldPay
18 34 (0.61%) Splunk
19 29 (0.52%) Red Hat