Period
to 20 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 34 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5305 4695 5132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.06% 6.27% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.70% 6.92% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3981 4142 4313
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 £37,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 68869 67817 79798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.61% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52972 58374 67234
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 £33,000
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 20 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 20 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 +30 924 £60,000 - 120
West London +33 359 £58,000 +12.62% 52
South London +18 126 £50,000 +5.26% 5
East London +9 98 £56,250 -11.76% 20
North London -19 26 £50,000 +12.99% 5
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 2882 (54.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2481 (46.77%) Java
3 1777 (33.50%) Finance
4 1565 (29.50%) JavaScript
5 1422 (26.80%) C#
6 1393 (26.26%) TDD
7 1141 (21.51%) .NET
8 1132 (21.34%) Degree
9 1128 (21.26%) Scrum
10 1119 (21.09%) SQL
11 1055 (19.89%) Python
12 1010 (19.04%) Banking
13 1008 (19.00%) Computer Science
14 975 (18.38%) HTML
15 898 (16.93%) AngularJS
16 863 (16.27%) DevOps
17 856 (16.14%) BDD
18 838 (15.80%) Microservices
19 800 (15.08%) OO
19 800 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
20 793 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
21 781 (14.72%) C++
22 759 (14.31%) Linux
23 743 (14.01%) CSS
24 689 (12.99%) Asset Management
25 659 (12.42%) Web Services
26 609 (11.48%) Investment Banking
27 608 (11.46%) SQL Server
28 586 (11.05%) SDLC
29 574 (10.82%) 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 (4.90%) Apache Spark
2 213 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
3 172 (3.24%) Apache
4 123 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 115 (2.17%) CMS
6 49 (0.92%) nginx
6 49 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 49 (0.92%) SAS
7 43 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 43 (0.81%) Confluence
8 41 (0.77%) JBoss
9 33 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 33 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 30 (0.57%) Jetty
11 27 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 27 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.45%) Ethereum
12 24 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 22 (0.41%) IIS
14 21 (0.40%) EPiServer
Applications
1 46 (0.87%) 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
5 5 (0.094%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.075%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.057%) InVision
7 3 (0.057%) 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 17 (0.32%) Magento
3 11 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.15%) HFM
6 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
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%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 4 (0.075%) ReMetrica
9 3 (0.057%) Endur
9 3 (0.057%) Findur
9 3 (0.057%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.057%) RMDS
9 3 (0.057%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 793 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
2 362 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (2.94%) GitHub
4 137 (2.58%) SaaS
5 122 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 85 (1.60%) PaaS
7 82 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 61 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 56 (1.06%) IaaS
10 46 (0.87%) Serverless
11 42 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (0.79%) npm
12 40 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
13 38 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
14 33 (0.62%) Amazon S3
15 31 (0.58%) Office 365
16 29 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 25 (0.47%) Heroku
18 19 (0.36%) Route 53
18 19 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 152 (2.87%) Internet
2 124 (2.34%) HTTP
3 76 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 37 (0.70%) InfiniBand
5 31 (0.58%) ATM
6 28 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 25 (0.47%) DNS
7 25 (0.47%) Wireless
8 21 (0.40%) SSL
9 19 (0.36%) Firewall
10 17 (0.32%) Skype
11 16 (0.30%) VoIP
12 15 (0.28%) VSAT
13 13 (0.25%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.15%) Network Security
14 8 (0.15%) VPN
14 8 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (0.13%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 608 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 472 (8.90%) Big Data
3 420 (7.92%) NoSQL
4 329 (6.20%) MySQL
5 326 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 323 (6.09%) Hadoop
7 295 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 272 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 178 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 164 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
11 155 (2.92%) Oracle Database
12 124 (2.34%) Redis
13 116 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
14 77 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 75 (1.41%) Blockchain
16 70 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 70 (1.32%) Apache Hive
17 68 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 65 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
18 65 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 574 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 397 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 263 (4.96%) Maven
4 209 (3.94%) JIRA
5 199 (3.75%) TeamCity
6 194 (3.66%) JUnit
7 177 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 174 (3.28%) Selenium
9 166 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 154 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 136 (2.56%) Visual Studio
12 125 (2.36%) MSBuild
13 117 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 114 (2.15%) Subversion
15 104 (1.96%) Hudson
16 99 (1.87%) Gradle
17 84 (1.58%) gulp
18 69 (1.30%) webpack
19 63 (1.19%) WebDriver
20 61 (1.15%) Grunt
General
1 1777 (33.50%) Finance
2 1010 (19.04%) Banking
3 609 (11.48%) Investment Banking
4 541 (10.20%) Retail Banking
5 372 (7.01%) Front Office
6 331 (6.24%) Retail
7 271 (5.11%) Games
8 182 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 179 (3.37%) Marketing
10 130 (2.45%) Financial Institution
11 86 (1.62%) Advertising
12 61 (1.15%) Law
13 54 (1.02%) Publishing
14 52 (0.98%) Legal
15 42 (0.79%) Electronics
15 42 (0.79%) Online Betting
16 36 (0.68%) Back Office
17 32 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.53%) Aerospace
19 22 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2110 (39.77%) Software Engineer
2 2029 (38.25%) Developer
3 588 (11.08%) Java Developer
4 554 (10.44%) Java Engineer
5 523 (9.86%) Senior Software Engineer
6 440 (8.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 430 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 417 (7.86%) C# Developer
9 359 (6.77%) .NET Developer
10 329 (6.20%) C# Software Engineer
11 318 (5.99%) Software Developer
12 283 (5.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 261 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
14 216 (4.07%) .NET Software Engineer
15 215 (4.05%) Agile Developer
16 190 (3.58%) C++ Software Engineer
17 181 (3.41%) Java Software Developer
18 178 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
19 162 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
20 159 (3.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1141 (21.51%) .NET
2 975 (18.38%) HTML
3 898 (16.93%) AngularJS
4 743 (14.01%) CSS
5 659 (12.42%) Web Services
6 573 (10.80%) Spring
7 553 (10.42%) REST
8 544 (10.25%) Node.js
9 538 (10.14%) RESTful
10 516 (9.73%) ASP.NET
11 509 (9.59%) HTML5
12 505 (9.52%) React
13 365 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 249 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 249 (4.69%) jQuery
15 247 (4.66%) Kafka
16 238 (4.49%) .NET Framework
17 231 (4.35%) XML
18 222 (4.18%) CSS3
19 221 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1008 (19.00%) Computer Science
2 562 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 539 (10.16%) Greenfield Project
4 377 (7.11%) Fintech
5 308 (5.81%) User Experience
6 296 (5.58%) Algorithms
7 263 (4.96%) Derivative
8 163 (3.07%) Equity Derivative
8 163 (3.07%) Mobile App
9 139 (2.62%) Online Banking
10 133 (2.51%) Data Structures
11 129 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
12 120 (2.26%) Management Information System
13 87 (1.64%) Client/Server
14 76 (1.43%) Hedge funds
15 70 (1.32%) Credit Risk
16 67 (1.26%) Equities
17 60 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 58 (1.09%) Virtual Team
19 57 (1.07%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 759 (14.31%) Linux
2 376 (7.09%) Windows
3 314 (5.92%) Unix
4 258 (4.86%) Android
5 228 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 26 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.38%) CentOS
8 20 (0.38%) Windows Server
9 18 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.32%) CoreOS
11 15 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (0.17%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.094%) DC/OS
14 5 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.075%) AIX
15 4 (0.075%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.075%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.075%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2882 (54.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1393 (26.26%) TDD
3 1128 (21.26%) Scrum
4 863 (16.27%) DevOps
5 856 (16.14%) BDD
6 838 (15.80%) Microservices
7 800 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
7 800 (15.08%) OO
8 689 (12.99%) Asset Management
9 586 (11.05%) SDLC
10 572 (10.78%) MVC
11 553 (10.42%) Wealth Management
12 525 (9.90%) Open Source
13 496 (9.35%) Analytics
14 483 (9.10%) Test Automation
15 439 (8.28%) E-Commerce
15 439 (8.28%) Multithreading
16 409 (7.71%) Unit Testing
17 379 (7.14%) Mentoring
18 375 (7.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2481 (46.77%) Java
2 1565 (29.50%) JavaScript
3 1422 (26.80%) C#
4 1119 (21.09%) SQL
5 1055 (19.89%) Python
6 781 (14.72%) C++
7 558 (10.52%) Scala
8 318 (5.99%) Ruby
9 277 (5.22%) PHP
10 242 (4.56%) C
11 208 (3.92%) Go
12 163 (3.07%) T-SQL
13 149 (2.81%) PowerShell
14 146 (2.75%) R
15 117 (2.21%) ES6
16 97 (1.83%) PL/SQL
17 96 (1.81%) Apple Swift
18 95 (1.79%) Groovy
19 93 (1.75%) Objective-C
20 88 (1.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1132 (21.34%) Degree
2 444 (8.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 143 (2.70%) PhD
4 81 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 77 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 64 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
7 44 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (0.60%) MCSD
9 27 (0.51%) ISEB
10 23 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 21 (0.40%) MCAD
12 20 (0.38%) MCP
12 20 (0.38%) SC Cleared
13 19 (0.36%) DV Cleared
14 18 (0.34%) PMP
15 12 (0.23%) Postgraduate
16 10 (0.19%) APMG
17 9 (0.17%) MCSE
18 7 (0.13%) CISSP
18 7 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 460 (8.67%) QA
2 42 (0.79%) GCP
3 27 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.49%) SEPA
5 24 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.40%) MiFID
7 17 (0.32%) SLA
8 15 (0.28%) PMO
9 13 (0.25%) GDPR
10 11 (0.21%) 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 (0.057%) 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
1 454 (8.56%) Docker
2 40 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.30%) HDFS
5 13 (0.25%) Apache Flume
6 12 (0.23%) Firmware
7 8 (0.15%) vSphere
8 7 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.13%) Xen
9 6 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.094%) Varnish
11 4 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.075%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.075%) etcd
12 3 (0.057%) flannel
12 3 (0.057%) iptables
13 2 (0.038%) LXC
13 2 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.019%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.019%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 249 (4.69%) Ansible
2 210 (3.96%) Puppet
3 162 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
4 160 (3.02%) Kubernetes
5 78 (1.47%) Terraform
6 34 (0.64%) Mesos
7 22 (0.41%) Opsview
8 18 (0.34%) Kibana
8 18 (0.34%) Nagios
9 17 (0.32%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.28%) Salt
11 14 (0.26%) Consul
12 13 (0.25%) 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%) Oozie
Vendors
1 551 (10.39%) Oracle
2 470 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 264 (4.98%) Google
4 95 (1.79%) Cadence
5 89 (1.68%) SAP
6 63 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 55 (1.04%) Sun
8 53 (1.00%) Adobe
9 49 (0.92%) hybris
10 40 (0.75%) IBM
10 40 (0.75%) VMware
11 36 (0.68%) Splunk
12 35 (0.66%) Sitecore
13 33 (0.62%) Red Hat
14 30 (0.57%) Facebook
15 29 (0.55%) Apple
16 28 (0.53%) Zend
17 24 (0.45%) Xamarin
18 21 (0.40%) Tableau
19 20 (0.38%) Talend