Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5,598 5,296 4,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 8.33% 7.01% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 7.55% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4,372 3,972 4,249
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +6.38%

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 61,604 70,122 70,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.62% 92.80% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 49,799 54,017 60,336
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,875
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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 1,001 £70,000 +16.67% 316
West London +1 282 £50,000 -13.04% 198
South London +5 144 £52,500 +5.00% 30
East London -1 119 £62,500 +8.70% 59
North London +3 17 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 2,872 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2,436 (43.52%) Java
3 1,602 (28.62%) JavaScript
4 1,596 (28.51%) Finance
5 1,497 (26.74%) C#
6 1,422 (25.40%) Python
7 1,320 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
8 1,262 (22.54%) SQL
9 1,195 (21.35%) DevOps
10 1,146 (20.47%) Microservices
11 1,136 (20.29%) Degree
12 1,100 (19.65%) TDD
13 1,084 (19.36%) .NET
14 1,005 (17.95%) AngularJS
15 971 (17.35%) HTML
16 943 (16.85%) Computer Science
17 884 (15.79%) Docker
18 851 (15.20%) CSS
19 838 (14.97%) Scrum
20 807 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
21 784 (14.01%) React
22 772 (13.79%) Linux
23 745 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
24 741 (13.24%) C++
25 709 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
26 647 (11.56%) Web Services
27 628 (11.22%) Spring
28 615 (10.99%) RESTful
29 611 (10.91%) OO
30 608 (10.86%) Node.js

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
1 265 (4.73%) Apache Spark
2 246 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
3 205 (3.66%) CMS
4 147 (2.63%) Apache
5 98 (1.75%) Ethereum
6 77 (1.38%) EPiServer
7 69 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 68 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 63 (1.13%) Tomcat
10 62 (1.11%) Confluence
11 55 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 38 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 37 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 36 (0.64%) JBoss
14 36 (0.64%) nginx
15 29 (0.52%) IIS
15 29 (0.52%) SharePoint
16 24 (0.43%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.41%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 41 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.45%) Chatbot
3 21 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.27%) Snapchat
5 14 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.11%) SPSS
8 5 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.071%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.071%) Maya
10 3 (0.054%) InVision
10 3 (0.054%) LibreOffice
11 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.018%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 48 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
2 41 (0.73%) thinkFolio
3 39 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (0.66%) Ripple
5 35 (0.63%) Eloqua
6 34 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
7 20 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
8 19 (0.34%) Actimize
9 18 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
10 17 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 17 (0.30%) Magento
11 16 (0.29%) Front Arena
12 14 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
13 13 (0.23%) Bloomberg AIM
14 11 (0.20%) Markit EDM
14 11 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 10 (0.18%) Temenos T24
16 7 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
17 6 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,320 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
2 745 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 342 (6.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 183 (3.27%) SaaS
5 161 (2.88%) Serverless
6 153 (2.73%) GitHub
7 126 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
8 116 (2.07%) npm
8 116 (2.07%) PaaS
9 91 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
10 60 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
11 55 (0.98%) Amazon S3
12 49 (0.88%) Office 365
13 46 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (0.55%) IaaS
14 31 (0.55%) Slack
15 30 (0.54%) OpenShift
16 24 (0.43%) Trello
17 23 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
18 20 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (2.41%) HTTP
2 103 (1.84%) Internet
3 54 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 36 (0.64%) Network Security
5 26 (0.46%) DNS
6 23 (0.41%) Firewall
7 19 (0.34%) Intranet
8 17 (0.30%) Bluetooth
8 17 (0.30%) FTP
9 13 (0.23%) VLAN
9 13 (0.23%) ZigBee
10 12 (0.21%) SSL
11 11 (0.20%) AMQP
12 10 (0.18%) NFC
13 9 (0.16%) BIG-IP
13 9 (0.16%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.13%) ATM
14 7 (0.13%) FCoE
14 7 (0.13%) SNMP
14 7 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 542 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 512 (9.15%) NoSQL
3 494 (8.82%) Big Data
4 344 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 263 (4.70%) MySQL
6 262 (4.68%) Hadoop
7 250 (4.47%) Relational Database
8 213 (3.80%) Blockchain
9 196 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
10 169 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 139 (2.48%) Redis
12 119 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
13 113 (2.02%) Apache Hive
14 80 (1.43%) RDBMS
15 75 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
16 63 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 61 (1.09%) Power BI
17 61 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 59 (1.05%) HBase
19 55 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 572 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 570 (10.18%) Jenkins
3 307 (5.48%) Selenium
4 267 (4.77%) TeamCity
5 220 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 200 (3.57%) JIRA
7 197 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 188 (3.36%) Maven
9 185 (3.30%) Visual Studio
10 169 (3.02%) gulp
11 151 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 127 (2.27%) JUnit
13 121 (2.16%) Cucumber
14 106 (1.89%) webpack
15 93 (1.66%) Mocha
16 91 (1.63%) Gradle
17 86 (1.54%) Bitbucket
18 82 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
19 80 (1.43%) Protractor
20 79 (1.41%) Bower
General
1 1,596 (28.51%) Finance
2 452 (8.07%) Banking
3 361 (6.45%) Games
4 287 (5.13%) Retail
5 273 (4.88%) Front Office
6 249 (4.45%) Marketing
7 132 (2.36%) Law
8 128 (2.29%) Investment Banking
9 112 (2.00%) Financial Institution
10 110 (1.96%) Advertising
11 93 (1.66%) Telecoms
12 88 (1.57%) Publishing
13 77 (1.38%) Electronics
14 56 (1.00%) Back Office
14 56 (1.00%) Manufacturing
15 30 (0.54%) Legal
16 27 (0.48%) Military
17 22 (0.39%) Automotive
18 19 (0.34%) Private Banking
19 17 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2,206 (39.41%) Developer
2 1,857 (33.17%) Software Engineer
3 731 (13.06%) Java Developer
4 544 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
5 506 (9.04%) Senior Developer
6 448 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 425 (7.59%) Java Engineer
8 351 (6.27%) Java Software Engineer
9 330 (5.89%) .NET Developer
10 328 (5.86%) Architect
11 267 (4.77%) Software Developer
12 249 (4.45%) Python Developer
13 241 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
14 240 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
15 238 (4.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 213 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
17 199 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
18 193 (3.45%) Junior
19 179 (3.20%) Graduate
20 152 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,084 (19.36%) .NET
2 1,005 (17.95%) AngularJS
3 971 (17.35%) HTML
4 851 (15.20%) CSS
5 784 (14.01%) React
6 647 (11.56%) Web Services
7 628 (11.22%) Spring
8 615 (10.99%) RESTful
9 608 (10.86%) Node.js
10 507 (9.06%) ASP.NET
11 483 (8.63%) HTML5
12 411 (7.34%) REST
13 314 (5.61%) CSS3
14 312 (5.57%) Kafka
15 291 (5.20%) jQuery
16 260 (4.64%) J2EE
17 240 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
18 232 (4.14%) Spring Boot
19 201 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
20 195 (3.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 943 (16.85%) Computer Science
2 572 (10.22%) Fintech
3 564 (10.08%) Greenfield Project
4 434 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
5 410 (7.32%) Algorithms
6 378 (6.75%) User Experience
7 273 (4.88%) Hedge funds
8 270 (4.82%) Data Structures
9 227 (4.06%) Equities
10 215 (3.84%) Fixed Income
11 209 (3.73%) Derivative
12 191 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 171 (3.05%) Mobile App
14 150 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
15 104 (1.86%) Virtual Team
16 97 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
17 95 (1.70%) Management Information System
18 87 (1.55%) Public Cloud
19 82 (1.46%) Cloud Native
20 80 (1.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 772 (13.79%) Linux
2 255 (4.56%) Windows
3 157 (2.80%) Android
4 154 (2.75%) Unix
5 100 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 42 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 27 (0.48%) CoreOS
8 27 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.21%) CentOS
10 12 (0.21%) Robot Operating System
11 11 (0.20%) Windows Server
12 9 (0.16%) FreeRTOS
12 9 (0.16%) Solaris
13 8 (0.14%) Debian
13 8 (0.14%) Fedora
13 8 (0.14%) VMS
14 6 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.071%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,872 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,195 (21.35%) DevOps
3 1,146 (20.47%) Microservices
4 1,100 (19.65%) TDD
5 838 (14.97%) Scrum
6 807 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
7 709 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
8 611 (10.91%) OO
9 596 (10.65%) Test Automation
10 556 (9.93%) Open Source
11 527 (9.41%) Analytics
12 509 (9.09%) BDD
13 497 (8.88%) MVC
14 490 (8.75%) Machine Learning
15 435 (7.77%) SDLC
16 426 (7.61%) Mentoring
17 416 (7.43%) Mathematics
18 382 (6.82%) Data Science
19 363 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
20 360 (6.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2,436 (43.52%) Java
2 1,602 (28.62%) JavaScript
3 1,497 (26.74%) C#
4 1,422 (25.40%) Python
5 1,262 (22.54%) SQL
6 741 (13.24%) C++
7 416 (7.43%) Java 8
8 395 (7.06%) Scala
9 294 (5.25%) C
10 277 (4.95%) Ruby
11 276 (4.93%) Go
12 239 (4.27%) PHP
13 148 (2.64%) ES6
13 148 (2.64%) TypeScript
14 138 (2.47%) R
15 134 (2.39%) Bash Shell
16 125 (2.23%) PowerShell
17 113 (2.02%) T-SQL
18 97 (1.73%) PL/SQL
19 90 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,136 (20.29%) Degree
2 387 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 183 (3.27%) PhD
4 149 (2.66%) Security Cleared
5 111 (1.98%) Master's Degree
6 70 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 64 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 58 (1.04%) SAFe Agilist
9 46 (0.82%) CISSP
10 39 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
12 28 (0.50%) MPhil
13 27 (0.48%) Sun Certification
14 18 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (0.30%) CCNA
15 17 (0.30%) GIAC
16 16 (0.29%) Linux+ Certification
16 16 (0.29%) MCSE
16 16 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
16 16 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (7.47%) QA
2 26 (0.46%) GDPR
3 12 (0.21%) PMO
4 10 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.14%) MiFID
5 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.13%) DO-178B
6 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 7 (0.13%) MISRA
6 7 (0.13%) MISRA C
7 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.11%) SEPA
8 5 (0.089%) SLA
9 4 (0.071%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.054%) EMIR
10 3 (0.054%) FATCA
11 2 (0.036%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.036%) JTAG
12 1 (0.018%) GxP
System Software
1 884 (15.79%) Docker
2 26 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 23 (0.41%) HDFS
5 20 (0.36%) Firmware
6 15 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.25%) etcd
8 13 (0.23%) Active Directory
9 10 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.16%) iptables
11 8 (0.14%) Varnish
11 8 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.14%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.14%) vSphere
11 8 (0.14%) Xen
12 7 (0.13%) Hyper-V
12 7 (0.13%) NFS
12 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.13%) Samba
13 4 (0.071%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 451 (8.06%) Kubernetes
2 328 (5.86%) Terraform
3 298 (5.32%) Ansible
4 193 (3.45%) Puppet
5 169 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (0.98%) Prometheus
7 35 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
8 32 (0.57%) Mesos
9 27 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 26 (0.46%) Kibana
10 26 (0.46%) Salt
11 24 (0.43%) Packer
12 21 (0.38%) Nagios
13 20 (0.36%) logstash
14 19 (0.34%) Grafana
15 17 (0.30%) Oozie
15 17 (0.30%) Rancher
16 14 (0.25%) vCenter Server
17 12 (0.21%) Graphite
18 10 (0.18%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 511 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 377 (6.73%) Google
3 333 (5.95%) Oracle
4 114 (2.04%) SAP
5 101 (1.80%) Adobe
6 92 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 82 (1.46%) Tableau
8 74 (1.32%) hybris
8 74 (1.32%) IBM
9 62 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 54 (0.96%) Cloudera
11 53 (0.95%) Charles River
12 42 (0.75%) Informatica
12 42 (0.75%) Splunk
12 42 (0.75%) VMware
13 41 (0.73%) Apple
14 38 (0.68%) Red Hat
14 38 (0.68%) TIBCO
15 35 (0.63%) ATG
15 35 (0.63%) Marketo