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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / London
Rank 30 32 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2234 2627 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.72% 6.35% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 7.10% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 2261 1600
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +7.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29978 37022 36462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.15% 89.54% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25114 31603 30371
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +0.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,559 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 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 -25 198 £62,500 - 91
Canary Wharf -2 14 £73,750 +34.09%
Wimbledon +8 10 £72,500 - 1
Hammersmith -9 9 £27,500 -50.00%
West End of London +12 8 £35,000 -51.72% 27
Hounslow 0 8 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Hackney - 8 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 7 £47,500 -7.31% 3
Stanmore - 7 £40,000 -
Bromley - 7 - -
Croydon +9 6 £55,000 +2.32% 5
Chiswick 0 6 £63,750 -1.92%
Heathrow - 6 £60,000 -
Edgware - 5 £100,000 -
Ilford - 4 £32,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £48,750 - 1
Brentford - 3 £45,000 -
Wembley - 3 £30,500 -
Chessington -9 2 - -
Greenford +1 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Uxbridge -1 1 £36,500 -30.47% 1
Mayfair - 1 £90,000 -
Moorgate - 1 £50,000 -
Barnet - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 2544 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1942 (41.27%) Java
3 1593 (33.85%) JavaScript
4 1413 (30.03%) Finance
5 1197 (25.44%) TDD
6 1126 (23.93%) Degree
7 1108 (23.54%) C#
8 1086 (23.08%) SQL
9 1042 (22.14%) Computer Science
10 1017 (21.61%) Python
11 986 (20.95%) HTML
12 931 (19.78%) .NET
13 880 (18.70%) CSS
14 842 (17.89%) C++
15 807 (17.15%) Linux
16 781 (16.60%) Scrum
17 746 (15.85%) AngularJS
18 740 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
19 714 (15.17%) OO
20 613 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
21 608 (12.92%) DevOps
22 582 (12.37%) BDD
23 563 (11.96%) Microservices
24 554 (11.77%) Node.js
25 536 (11.39%) Web Services
26 514 (10.92%) Git (software)
27 510 (10.84%) HTML5
28 484 (10.28%) E-Commerce
29 470 (9.99%) SQL Server
30 454 (9.65%) Banking

Software Engineering
Top Related 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
1 221 (4.70%) Apache Spark
2 211 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 180 (3.82%) Apache
4 138 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 93 (1.98%) JBoss
6 86 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 77 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 66 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 55 (1.17%) nginx
10 54 (1.15%) Apache Solr
10 54 (1.15%) CMS
11 48 (1.02%) IIS
12 45 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 44 (0.93%) Confluence
14 39 (0.83%) Jetty
15 30 (0.64%) OpenStack
16 25 (0.53%) MQSeries
17 24 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 22 (0.47%) Drupal
19 20 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 211 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
5 13 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.21%) InVision
9 7 (0.15%) MS Office
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.021%) InDesign
10 1 (0.021%) Mingle
10 1 (0.021%) MS Project
10 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 14 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 9 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.15%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.13%) HFM
6 6 (0.13%) Magento
7 5 (0.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 5 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.085%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.085%) Odoo
8 4 (0.085%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.064%) BASE24
9 3 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.064%) Postilion
10 2 (0.042%) Summit
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.021%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.021%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 613 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (3.93%) SaaS
4 123 (2.61%) GitHub
5 82 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 80 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 39 (0.83%) Office 365
8 36 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (0.64%) PaaS
10 27 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
10 27 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 26 (0.55%) G Suite
12 23 (0.49%) Slack
13 22 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
14 21 (0.45%) IaaS
15 19 (0.40%) Heroku
16 18 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
16 18 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (0.30%) Force.com
18 13 (0.28%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.40%) HTTP
2 104 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 96 (2.04%) Internet
4 51 (1.08%) Intranet
5 24 (0.51%) DNS
6 19 (0.40%) ATM
7 18 (0.38%) Skype
8 17 (0.36%) Ethernet
9 15 (0.32%) InfiniBand
10 14 (0.30%) LDAP
11 11 (0.23%) GSM
12 10 (0.21%) 3G
12 10 (0.21%) 4G
12 10 (0.21%) OpenFlow
12 10 (0.21%) RS-232
12 10 (0.21%) RS-485
13 9 (0.19%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.19%) IMAP
13 9 (0.19%) SMTP
14 8 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (9.99%) SQL Server
2 434 (9.22%) NoSQL
3 395 (8.39%) MySQL
4 375 (7.97%) Big Data
5 356 (7.56%) Relational Database
6 312 (6.63%) MongoDB
7 236 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
8 230 (4.89%) Hadoop
9 146 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 145 (3.08%) Redis
11 137 (2.91%) RDBMS
12 85 (1.81%) Blockchain
13 71 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
14 64 (1.36%) Neo4j
15 57 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 53 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
17 52 (1.10%) Oracle Database
18 50 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 49 (1.04%) HBase
20 42 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 514 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 428 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 206 (4.38%) Maven
4 184 (3.91%) Selenium
5 177 (3.76%) JUnit
6 149 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 146 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 140 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 135 (2.87%) Subversion
10 115 (2.44%) JIRA
11 104 (2.21%) Cucumber
12 95 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
13 94 (2.00%) Visual Studio
14 92 (1.95%) Hudson
15 91 (1.93%) Jasmine
16 85 (1.81%) Grunt
17 81 (1.72%) WebDriver
18 76 (1.61%) gulp
19 65 (1.38%) Mockito
20 61 (1.30%) Appium
General
1 1413 (30.03%) Finance
2 454 (9.65%) Banking
3 278 (5.91%) Retail
4 235 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 218 (4.63%) Games
6 187 (3.97%) Marketing
7 92 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 89 (1.89%) Front Office
9 86 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 69 (1.47%) Advertising
10 69 (1.47%) Publishing
11 37 (0.79%) Law
12 28 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.57%) Legal
14 23 (0.49%) Online Betting
15 20 (0.42%) Back Office
15 20 (0.42%) Electronics
16 18 (0.38%) Automotive
16 18 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2262 (48.07%) Developer
2 1306 (27.75%) Software Engineer
3 641 (13.62%) Java Developer
4 413 (8.78%) C# Developer
5 372 (7.90%) Java Engineer
6 366 (7.78%) .NET Developer
7 354 (7.52%) Senior Developer
8 297 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 271 (5.76%) Software Developer
10 266 (5.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 248 (5.27%) Java Software Engineer
12 227 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
13 213 (4.53%) Architect
14 206 (4.38%) C++ Developer
15 205 (4.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 172 (3.65%) C++ Software Engineer
17 169 (3.59%) Python Developer
18 167 (3.55%) C# Software Engineer
19 153 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
20 145 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 986 (20.95%) HTML
2 931 (19.78%) .NET
3 880 (18.70%) CSS
4 746 (15.85%) AngularJS
5 554 (11.77%) Node.js
6 536 (11.39%) Web Services
7 510 (10.84%) HTML5
8 428 (9.09%) REST
9 410 (8.71%) React
10 362 (7.69%) Spring
11 357 (7.59%) ASP.NET
12 325 (6.91%) jQuery
13 322 (6.84%) CSS3
14 268 (5.69%) RESTful
14 268 (5.69%) XML
15 237 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 192 (4.08%) JSON
17 190 (4.04%) J2EE
18 180 (3.82%) SOAP
19 154 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1042 (22.14%) Computer Science
2 325 (6.91%) Algorithms
3 318 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 309 (6.57%) Fintech
5 223 (4.74%) Mobile App
6 216 (4.59%) User Experience
7 164 (3.48%) Data Structures
8 161 (3.42%) Hedge funds
9 156 (3.31%) Client/Server
10 153 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
11 133 (2.83%) Management Information System
12 82 (1.74%) Fixed Income
13 77 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 70 (1.49%) Data Centre
15 65 (1.38%) Equities
16 61 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
17 56 (1.19%) Derivative
18 51 (1.08%) Bitcoin
18 51 (1.08%) Virtual Team
19 41 (0.87%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 807 (17.15%) Linux
2 298 (6.33%) Unix
3 288 (6.12%) Windows
4 171 (3.63%) Android
5 158 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 19 (0.40%) CoreOS
6 19 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.38%) CentOS
8 16 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.23%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.085%) AIX
14 4 (0.085%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.085%) MVS
15 3 (0.064%) Solaris
15 3 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.064%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2544 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1197 (25.44%) TDD
3 781 (16.60%) Scrum
4 740 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
5 714 (15.17%) OO
6 608 (12.92%) DevOps
7 582 (12.37%) BDD
8 563 (11.96%) Microservices
9 484 (10.28%) E-Commerce
10 421 (8.95%) MVC
11 407 (8.65%) Mathematics
12 406 (8.63%) Open Source
13 402 (8.54%) Analytics
14 359 (7.63%) Multithreading
15 307 (6.52%) OOP
16 300 (6.37%) Web Development
17 292 (6.20%) Mentoring
18 280 (5.95%) Unit Testing
19 271 (5.76%) SDLC
20 265 (5.63%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1942 (41.27%) Java
2 1593 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 1108 (23.54%) C#
4 1086 (23.08%) SQL
5 1017 (21.61%) Python
6 842 (17.89%) C++
7 448 (9.52%) Scala
8 381 (8.10%) Ruby
9 309 (6.57%) PHP
10 307 (6.52%) C
11 153 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 147 (3.12%) Go
13 145 (3.08%) ES6
14 120 (2.55%) Perl
15 110 (2.34%) Groovy
16 103 (2.19%) TypeScript
17 86 (1.83%) PowerShell
18 77 (1.64%) Apple Swift
18 77 (1.64%) Objective-C
19 72 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1126 (23.93%) Degree
2 114 (2.42%) PhD
3 47 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 40 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 29 (0.62%) ISEB
6 22 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.40%) APMP
8 18 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.25%) Postgraduate
10 12 (0.25%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.23%) PMP
12 8 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (0.15%) MCSD
14 6 (0.13%) MBA
15 5 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.085%) BC Cleared
17 3 (0.064%) CCNA
17 3 (0.064%) MCP
17 3 (0.064%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 433 (9.20%) QA
2 58 (1.23%) SDET
3 19 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.32%) MiFID
5 10 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.19%) GCP
6 9 (0.19%) PMO
7 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.085%) SLA
9 3 (0.064%) JTAG
9 3 (0.064%) WAI
10 2 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.042%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.042%) MISRA
11 1 (0.021%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.021%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.021%) Section 508
11 1 (0.021%) SEPA
System Software
1 320 (6.80%) Docker
2 51 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.66%) HDFS
4 27 (0.57%) vCloud
4 27 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.38%) KVM
6 16 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 16 (0.34%) Varnish
7 14 (0.30%) Firmware
8 11 (0.23%) Active Directory
9 8 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.17%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.17%) vSphere
10 6 (0.13%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.11%) Snort
11 5 (0.11%) Xen
12 3 (0.064%) iptables
13 1 (0.021%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.021%) Squid
Systems Management
1 202 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 196 (4.16%) Puppet
3 190 (4.04%) Ansible
4 112 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 46 (0.98%) Terraform
6 44 (0.93%) Mesos
7 34 (0.72%) Kibana
8 31 (0.66%) Nagios
9 21 (0.45%) Capistrano
9 21 (0.45%) Control-M
9 21 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
10 17 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 16 (0.34%) logstash
12 13 (0.28%) Grafana
13 12 (0.25%) Rancher
14 10 (0.21%) rkt
15 9 (0.19%) Opsview
15 9 (0.19%) Riemann
16 6 (0.13%) Graphite
16 6 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 367 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 298 (6.33%) Oracle
3 216 (4.59%) Google
4 134 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
5 123 (2.61%) Adobe
6 72 (1.53%) SAP
7 64 (1.36%) IBM
8 61 (1.30%) Zend
9 58 (1.23%) Splunk
9 58 (1.23%) VMware
10 45 (0.96%) Tableau
11 42 (0.89%) TIBCO
12 35 (0.74%) Coverity
12 35 (0.74%) Sybase
13 28 (0.59%) Solace
14 26 (0.55%) Atlassian
15 25 (0.53%) Vermilion
16 23 (0.49%) WSO2
17 22 (0.47%) ILOG
17 22 (0.47%) New Relic
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + options
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benfits (Including flexi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50,000 - £70,000 and strong bonus/benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Mayson Hunt
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Medical, Flexi Hours, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k
Posted: Yesterday