Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5318 4797 5144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.04% 6.31% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 6.96% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3987 4230 4315
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 69199 68947 80041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.62% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53178 59332 67406
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +28 919 £60,000 - 111
West London +30 352 £57,750 +10.00% 46
South London +17 126 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East London +8 99 £56,250 -10.00% 19
North London -14 26 £50,000 +12.99% 6
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 2898 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2483 (46.69%) Java
3 1801 (33.87%) Finance
4 1569 (29.50%) JavaScript
5 1432 (26.93%) C#
6 1391 (26.16%) TDD
7 1157 (21.76%) .NET
8 1137 (21.38%) Scrum
9 1133 (21.31%) Degree
10 1127 (21.19%) SQL
11 1058 (19.89%) Python
12 1024 (19.26%) Banking
13 1006 (18.92%) Computer Science
14 985 (18.52%) HTML
15 903 (16.98%) AngularJS
16 869 (16.34%) DevOps
17 852 (16.02%) BDD
18 832 (15.64%) Microservices
19 806 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
20 798 (15.01%) OO
21 794 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
22 786 (14.78%) C++
23 762 (14.33%) Linux
24 751 (14.12%) CSS
25 700 (13.16%) Asset Management
26 657 (12.35%) Web Services
27 619 (11.64%) SQL Server
28 616 (11.58%) Investment Banking
29 586 (11.02%) SDLC
30 578 (10.87%) Git (software)

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
1 260 (4.89%) Apache Spark
2 216 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
3 172 (3.23%) Apache
4 128 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 114 (2.14%) CMS
6 53 (1.00%) nginx
7 51 (0.96%) SAS
8 48 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 44 (0.83%) Confluence
9 44 (0.83%) JBoss
10 41 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 35 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 33 (0.62%) Jetty
13 31 (0.58%) SharePoint
14 27 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 25 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 24 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
17 23 (0.43%) Ethereum
17 23 (0.43%) IIS
18 21 (0.39%) EPiServer
Applications
1 45 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.075%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.075%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.056%) InVision
7 3 (0.056%) SPSS
8 2 (0.038%) HipChat
8 2 (0.038%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.038%) Simulink
9 1 (0.019%) InDesign
9 1 (0.019%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.019%) Stata
9 1 (0.019%) Weka
Business Applications
1 35 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
2 16 (0.30%) Magento
3 11 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.15%) HFM
6 6 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.094%) MetaTrader
7 5 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.094%) SessionCam
7 5 (0.094%) Social Studio
8 4 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.075%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 4 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.075%) ReMetrica
9 3 (0.056%) Endur
9 3 (0.056%) Findur
9 3 (0.056%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.056%) RMDS
9 3 (0.056%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 794 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 361 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (2.93%) GitHub
4 138 (2.59%) SaaS
5 120 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 85 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 85 (1.60%) PaaS
7 62 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
8 55 (1.03%) IaaS
9 50 (0.94%) Serverless
10 47 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 43 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
12 41 (0.77%) npm
13 39 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
14 34 (0.64%) Amazon S3
15 29 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 29 (0.55%) Office 365
16 25 (0.47%) Heroku
17 19 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
17 19 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 153 (2.88%) Internet
2 121 (2.28%) HTTP
3 77 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.73%) InfiniBand
5 31 (0.58%) ATM
6 29 (0.55%) Ethernet
7 24 (0.45%) DNS
7 24 (0.45%) Wireless
8 21 (0.39%) SSL
9 19 (0.36%) Firewall
10 17 (0.32%) Skype
11 16 (0.30%) VoIP
12 15 (0.28%) VSAT
13 13 (0.24%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.13%) DVB
15 7 (0.13%) RFID
15 7 (0.13%) SMTP
15 7 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 474 (8.91%) Big Data
3 424 (7.97%) NoSQL
4 329 (6.19%) MySQL
5 323 (6.07%) Hadoop
5 323 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 296 (5.57%) Relational Database
7 266 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 182 (3.42%) RDBMS
9 163 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
10 155 (2.91%) Oracle Database
11 124 (2.33%) Redis
12 116 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
13 77 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 76 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 75 (1.41%) Blockchain
16 71 (1.34%) Apache Hive
17 70 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 67 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 65 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 578 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 400 (7.52%) Jenkins
3 259 (4.87%) Maven
4 212 (3.99%) JIRA
5 204 (3.84%) TeamCity
6 193 (3.63%) JUnit
7 180 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 178 (3.35%) Selenium
9 166 (3.12%) Cucumber
10 157 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 139 (2.61%) Visual Studio
12 128 (2.41%) MSBuild
13 119 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 114 (2.14%) Subversion
15 107 (2.01%) Hudson
16 99 (1.86%) Gradle
17 83 (1.56%) gulp
18 69 (1.30%) webpack
19 65 (1.22%) WebDriver
20 61 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 1801 (33.87%) Finance
2 1024 (19.26%) Banking
3 616 (11.58%) Investment Banking
4 547 (10.29%) Retail Banking
5 376 (7.07%) Front Office
6 338 (6.36%) Retail
7 268 (5.04%) Games
8 187 (3.52%) Marketing
9 184 (3.46%) Telecoms
10 133 (2.50%) Financial Institution
11 84 (1.58%) Advertising
12 57 (1.07%) Law
13 54 (1.02%) Legal
13 54 (1.02%) Publishing
14 43 (0.81%) Online Betting
15 41 (0.77%) Electronics
16 36 (0.68%) Back Office
17 31 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.53%) Aerospace
19 23 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2119 (39.85%) Software Engineer
2 2027 (38.12%) Developer
3 585 (11.00%) Java Developer
4 551 (10.36%) Java Engineer
5 518 (9.74%) Senior Software Engineer
6 437 (8.22%) Java Software Engineer
7 427 (8.03%) Senior Developer
8 417 (7.84%) C# Developer
9 362 (6.81%) .NET Developer
10 332 (6.24%) C# Software Engineer
11 321 (6.04%) Software Developer
12 283 (5.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 262 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
14 218 (4.10%) .NET Software Engineer
14 218 (4.10%) Agile Developer
15 191 (3.59%) C++ Software Engineer
16 182 (3.42%) Java Software Developer
17 177 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
18 163 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
19 158 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1157 (21.76%) .NET
2 985 (18.52%) HTML
3 903 (16.98%) AngularJS
4 751 (14.12%) CSS
5 657 (12.35%) Web Services
6 569 (10.70%) Spring
7 554 (10.42%) REST
8 548 (10.30%) Node.js
9 537 (10.10%) RESTful
10 519 (9.76%) ASP.NET
11 513 (9.65%) HTML5
12 508 (9.55%) React
13 369 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 248 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 247 (4.64%) Kafka
16 246 (4.63%) jQuery
17 240 (4.51%) .NET Framework
18 234 (4.40%) XML
19 224 (4.21%) CSS3
20 220 (4.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1006 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 563 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 548 (10.30%) Greenfield Project
4 378 (7.11%) Fintech
5 311 (5.85%) User Experience
6 297 (5.58%) Algorithms
7 266 (5.00%) Derivative
8 166 (3.12%) Equity Derivative
9 161 (3.03%) Mobile App
10 143 (2.69%) Online Banking
11 133 (2.50%) Data Structures
12 131 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
13 121 (2.28%) Management Information System
14 87 (1.64%) Client/Server
15 78 (1.47%) Hedge funds
16 70 (1.32%) Credit Risk
17 67 (1.26%) Equities
18 60 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 58 (1.09%) Virtual Team
20 57 (1.07%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 762 (14.33%) Linux
2 377 (7.09%) Windows
3 314 (5.90%) Unix
4 259 (4.87%) Android
5 229 (4.31%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 26 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 20 (0.38%) CentOS
7 20 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.30%) CoreOS
10 15 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.094%) AIX
13 5 (0.094%) DC/OS
13 5 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.075%) Debian
14 4 (0.075%) Nucleus RTOS
14 4 (0.075%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2898 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1391 (26.16%) TDD
3 1137 (21.38%) Scrum
4 869 (16.34%) DevOps
5 852 (16.02%) BDD
6 832 (15.64%) Microservices
7 806 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
8 798 (15.01%) OO
9 700 (13.16%) Asset Management
10 586 (11.02%) SDLC
11 565 (10.62%) MVC
12 560 (10.53%) Wealth Management
13 530 (9.97%) Open Source
14 502 (9.44%) Analytics
15 485 (9.12%) Test Automation
16 441 (8.29%) Multithreading
17 440 (8.27%) E-Commerce
18 404 (7.60%) Unit Testing
19 380 (7.15%) Mentoring
20 378 (7.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2483 (46.69%) Java
2 1569 (29.50%) JavaScript
3 1432 (26.93%) C#
4 1127 (21.19%) SQL
5 1058 (19.89%) Python
6 786 (14.78%) C++
7 554 (10.42%) Scala
8 316 (5.94%) Ruby
9 273 (5.13%) PHP
10 245 (4.61%) C
11 206 (3.87%) Go
12 166 (3.12%) T-SQL
13 150 (2.82%) PowerShell
14 149 (2.80%) R
15 119 (2.24%) ES6
16 97 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 96 (1.81%) Groovy
18 95 (1.79%) Apple Swift
19 92 (1.73%) Objective-C
20 88 (1.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1133 (21.31%) Degree
2 448 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 145 (2.73%) PhD
4 80 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 78 (1.47%) Master's Degree
6 65 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
7 43 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (0.58%) MCSD
9 27 (0.51%) ISEB
10 24 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 21 (0.39%) MCAD
12 20 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.38%) MCP
12 20 (0.38%) SC Cleared
13 18 (0.34%) PMP
14 12 (0.23%) Postgraduate
15 10 (0.19%) APMG
16 9 (0.17%) MCSE
17 7 (0.13%) CISSP
17 7 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 463 (8.71%) QA
2 40 (0.75%) GCP
3 30 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 28 (0.53%) SEPA
5 24 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.41%) MiFID
7 17 (0.32%) SLA
8 15 (0.28%) PMO
9 13 (0.24%) GDPR
10 12 (0.23%) PSD2
11 9 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
11 9 (0.17%) MISRA
11 9 (0.17%) MISRA C
12 7 (0.13%) Basel III
13 3 (0.056%) COBIT
14 2 (0.038%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 15288
15 1 (0.019%) HL7
15 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
System Software
1 456 (8.57%) Docker
2 40 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.28%) HDFS
5 13 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 12 (0.23%) Firmware
7 8 (0.15%) vSphere
8 7 (0.13%) Xen
9 6 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.094%) etcd
10 5 (0.094%) Varnish
11 4 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.075%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.075%) flannel
12 3 (0.056%) iptables
13 2 (0.038%) LXC
13 2 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.019%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.019%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 254 (4.78%) Ansible
2 216 (4.06%) Puppet
3 163 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
4 158 (2.97%) Kubernetes
5 82 (1.54%) Terraform
6 34 (0.64%) Mesos
7 24 (0.45%) Opsview
8 18 (0.34%) Kibana
9 17 (0.32%) Nagios
10 16 (0.30%) ZABBIX
11 15 (0.28%) Consul
11 15 (0.28%) Salt
12 13 (0.24%) logstash
13 11 (0.21%) Graphite
14 10 (0.19%) Grafana
15 9 (0.17%) Marathon
16 7 (0.13%) Packer
17 6 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
18 5 (0.094%) Rancher
19 4 (0.075%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 552 (10.38%) Oracle
2 478 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 261 (4.91%) Google
4 95 (1.79%) Cadence
5 90 (1.69%) SAP
6 64 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (1.07%) Sun
8 55 (1.03%) Adobe
9 50 (0.94%) hybris
10 39 (0.73%) IBM
11 38 (0.71%) VMware
12 37 (0.70%) Splunk
13 35 (0.66%) Sitecore
14 33 (0.62%) Red Hat
15 30 (0.56%) Facebook
16 29 (0.55%) Apple
17 27 (0.51%) Zend
18 24 (0.45%) Xamarin
19 21 (0.39%) Tableau
20 20 (0.38%) Talend