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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 38 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2325 2416 2218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.31% 6.12% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 6.76% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1835 2151 1851
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 33547 35737 39897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.07% 90.55% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26755 30975 33510
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -1 259 £62,500 +4.16% 77
Bromley - 17 - -
Croydon 0 16 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West End of London +1 13 £35,000 -53.33% 22
Heathrow +12 11 £57,500 +15.00%
Uxbridge +1 10 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Westminster +1 10 £90,000 +56.52%
Canary Wharf -8 10 £72,500 +31.81%
Kingston Upon Thames +19 8 £52,500 - 3
Stanmore +2 8 £40,000 +17.64%
Paddington - 6 £55,000 -
Hounslow -5 5 £47,500 -
Hackney - 5 - -
Barnet - 5 £35,000 -
Hammersmith -24 3 £90,000 +53.19%
New Malden - 3 £46,000 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £62,500 -
Hayes +4 1 £36,500 -27.00%
Brentford -4 1 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Chessington -5 1 - - 1
Wembley -7 1 £30,500 -35.78%
Coulsdon - 1 £45,000 -
Greenford - 1 £44,000 -
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2416 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1853 (40.78%) Java
3 1576 (34.68%) JavaScript
4 1370 (30.15%) Finance
5 1208 (26.58%) TDD
6 1132 (24.91%) C#
7 1077 (23.70%) Degree
8 981 (21.59%) SQL
9 961 (21.15%) .NET
10 946 (20.82%) HTML
11 944 (20.77%) Python
12 929 (20.44%) Computer Science
13 867 (19.08%) Scrum
14 847 (18.64%) CSS
15 761 (16.75%) AngularJS
16 726 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
17 720 (15.85%) Linux
18 704 (15.49%) C++
19 694 (15.27%) OO
20 681 (14.99%) DevOps
21 648 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
22 617 (13.58%) BDD
23 615 (13.53%) Microservices
24 565 (12.43%) Git (software)
25 558 (12.28%) Test Automation
26 552 (12.15%) Web Services
27 551 (12.13%) SQL Server
28 528 (11.62%) Node.js
29 516 (11.36%) MVC
30 500 (11.00%) REST

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
1 217 (4.78%) Apache Spark
2 212 (4.67%) Apache
3 188 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
4 146 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 107 (2.35%) JBoss
6 91 (2.00%) CMS
7 84 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 72 (1.58%) SharePoint
8 72 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 67 (1.47%) nginx
10 62 (1.36%) Jetty
11 40 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 40 (0.88%) SAS
12 38 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 33 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 32 (0.70%) Confluence
15 28 (0.62%) Apache Solr
16 26 (0.57%) IIS
17 23 (0.51%) Drupal
17 23 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 56 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.088%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.088%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.044%) Simulink
8 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.022%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.022%) InDesign
8 1 (0.022%) InVision
8 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.022%) Stata
8 1 (0.022%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 16 (0.35%) Eloqua
2 16 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.33%) HFM
4 12 (0.26%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 12 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
5 9 (0.20%) SessionCam
5 9 (0.20%) Social Studio
6 8 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 6 (0.13%) Magento
9 5 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.11%) MetaTrader
9 5 (0.11%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.088%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.088%) Odoo
11 3 (0.066%) BASE24
11 3 (0.066%) Postilion
12 2 (0.044%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 648 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
2 323 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (4.07%) SaaS
4 110 (2.42%) GitHub
5 87 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
6 81 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 43 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 41 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
9 39 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (0.84%) Office 365
11 33 (0.73%) Amazon S3
12 31 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
12 31 (0.68%) Force.com
12 31 (0.68%) PaaS
13 28 (0.62%) Slack
14 26 (0.57%) G Suite
15 22 (0.48%) IaaS
16 17 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.35%) TestFlight
18 15 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (3.48%) Internet
2 143 (3.15%) HTTP
3 92 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.86%) InfiniBand
5 38 (0.84%) Intranet
6 23 (0.51%) Skype
7 21 (0.46%) ATM
7 21 (0.46%) Ethernet
8 20 (0.44%) DNS
9 16 (0.35%) LDAP
10 13 (0.29%) Bluetooth
11 12 (0.26%) Broadband
11 12 (0.26%) Firewall
12 11 (0.24%) IMAP
12 11 (0.24%) SMTP
13 9 (0.20%) GSM
14 8 (0.18%) 3G
14 8 (0.18%) 4G
14 8 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 419 (9.22%) MySQL
3 393 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 320 (7.04%) Big Data
5 312 (6.87%) MongoDB
6 285 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 243 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
8 207 (4.56%) Hadoop
9 142 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 132 (2.90%) Blockchain
11 126 (2.77%) RDBMS
12 113 (2.49%) Redis
13 78 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 77 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
15 75 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 62 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
17 59 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 51 (1.12%) Oracle Database
19 47 (1.03%) Apache Hive
20 44 (0.97%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 565 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 387 (8.52%) Jenkins
3 208 (4.58%) Maven
4 196 (4.31%) Selenium
5 176 (3.87%) JUnit
6 164 (3.61%) TeamCity
7 148 (3.26%) Visual Studio
8 141 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 134 (2.95%) JIRA
9 134 (2.95%) Subversion
10 132 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 111 (2.44%) Cucumber
12 105 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
13 101 (2.22%) Hudson
14 87 (1.91%) WebDriver
15 85 (1.87%) Jasmine
16 80 (1.76%) gulp
16 80 (1.76%) webpack
17 71 (1.56%) Grunt
18 67 (1.47%) MSBuild
General
1 1370 (30.15%) Finance
2 464 (10.21%) Banking
3 409 (9.00%) Retail
4 218 (4.80%) Marketing
5 184 (4.05%) Games
6 173 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 156 (3.43%) Telecoms
8 154 (3.39%) Financial Institution
9 139 (3.06%) Front Office
10 120 (2.64%) Retail Banking
11 65 (1.43%) Legal
12 58 (1.28%) Advertising
13 52 (1.14%) Publishing
14 26 (0.57%) Electronics
14 26 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.46%) Law
16 20 (0.44%) Back Office
17 13 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.29%) Billing
18 12 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1876 (41.29%) Developer
2 1445 (31.80%) Software Engineer
3 468 (10.30%) Java Developer
4 362 (7.97%) Java Engineer
5 360 (7.92%) Senior Developer
6 331 (7.28%) C# Developer
7 291 (6.40%) .NET Developer
8 249 (5.48%) Java Software Engineer
9 247 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
10 244 (5.37%) Software Developer
11 212 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
12 203 (4.47%) Architect
13 196 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
14 182 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
15 177 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 175 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
17 172 (3.79%) .NET Software Engineer
18 169 (3.72%) Analyst
19 162 (3.57%) Python Developer
20 140 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 961 (21.15%) .NET
2 946 (20.82%) HTML
3 847 (18.64%) CSS
4 761 (16.75%) AngularJS
5 552 (12.15%) Web Services
6 528 (11.62%) Node.js
7 500 (11.00%) REST
8 473 (10.41%) React
9 468 (10.30%) HTML5
10 432 (9.51%) ASP.NET
11 386 (8.49%) Spring
12 334 (7.35%) CSS3
13 302 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 290 (6.38%) jQuery
15 279 (6.14%) RESTful
16 251 (5.52%) XML
17 215 (4.73%) J2EE
18 210 (4.62%) JSON
19 205 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
20 200 (4.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 929 (20.44%) Computer Science
2 464 (10.21%) Greenfield Project
3 355 (7.81%) Fintech
4 324 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
5 300 (6.60%) User Experience
6 252 (5.55%) Algorithms
7 237 (5.22%) Mobile App
8 169 (3.72%) Management Information System
9 155 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
10 114 (2.51%) Data Structures
11 113 (2.49%) Hedge funds
12 95 (2.09%) Derivative
13 72 (1.58%) Fixed Income
14 65 (1.43%) Bitcoin
15 63 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
16 62 (1.36%) Client/Server
17 60 (1.32%) Online Banking
18 58 (1.28%) Data Centre
18 58 (1.28%) Equities
18 58 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 720 (15.85%) Linux
2 307 (6.76%) Windows
3 256 (5.63%) Unix
4 237 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 233 (5.13%) Android
6 17 (0.37%) CentOS
6 17 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.24%) AIX
10 10 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.15%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.044%) Solaris
13 2 (0.044%) VMS
13 2 (0.044%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.044%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2416 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1208 (26.58%) TDD
3 867 (19.08%) Scrum
4 726 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
5 694 (15.27%) OO
6 681 (14.99%) DevOps
7 617 (13.58%) BDD
8 615 (13.53%) Microservices
9 558 (12.28%) Test Automation
10 516 (11.36%) MVC
11 401 (8.82%) Analytics
12 395 (8.69%) Open Source
13 358 (7.88%) E-Commerce
14 351 (7.72%) Unit Testing
15 331 (7.28%) Web Development
16 312 (6.87%) OOP
17 299 (6.58%) SDLC
18 295 (6.49%) Mathematics
19 288 (6.34%) Multithreading
20 282 (6.21%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1853 (40.78%) Java
2 1576 (34.68%) JavaScript
3 1132 (24.91%) C#
4 981 (21.59%) SQL
5 944 (20.77%) Python
6 704 (15.49%) C++
7 462 (10.17%) Scala
8 321 (7.06%) Ruby
9 297 (6.54%) PHP
10 237 (5.22%) C
11 202 (4.45%) ES6
12 176 (3.87%) Go
13 120 (2.64%) Objective-C
14 117 (2.57%) Apple Swift
14 117 (2.57%) Bash Shell
15 108 (2.38%) T-SQL
16 105 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 96 (2.11%) R
18 88 (1.94%) Groovy
18 88 (1.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1077 (23.70%) Degree
2 416 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (2.53%) PhD
4 69 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 61 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
6 46 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 36 (0.79%) ISEB
8 33 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 22 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 18 (0.40%) PMP
11 17 (0.37%) SC Cleared
12 16 (0.35%) APMP
13 12 (0.26%) Postgraduate
14 10 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
14 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.20%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.18%) MCSD
17 5 (0.11%) MBA
18 3 (0.066%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 460 (10.12%) QA
2 29 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.42%) SLA
5 13 (0.29%) SEPA
6 12 (0.26%) PMO
7 9 (0.20%) MiFID
8 6 (0.13%) GCP
8 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.044%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.044%) WCAG
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 1 (0.022%) JTAG
11 1 (0.022%) MISRA
11 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 332 (7.31%) Docker
2 40 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.46%) HDFS
3 21 (0.46%) Varnish
3 21 (0.46%) vCloud
4 14 (0.31%) Firmware
5 12 (0.26%) KVM
6 7 (0.15%) etcd
6 7 (0.15%) flannel
6 7 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.15%) vSphere
7 5 (0.11%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.11%) Snort
8 4 (0.088%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.088%) Xen
9 3 (0.066%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.022%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 214 (4.71%) Ansible
2 195 (4.29%) Puppet
3 166 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
4 139 (3.06%) Kubernetes
5 60 (1.32%) Terraform
6 54 (1.19%) Kibana
7 27 (0.59%) Nagios
8 24 (0.53%) Mesos
8 24 (0.53%) ZABBIX
9 22 (0.48%) logstash
10 17 (0.37%) Control-M
11 13 (0.29%) Opsview
12 11 (0.24%) Consul
12 11 (0.24%) Salt
13 10 (0.22%) Capistrano
13 10 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.20%) Grafana
15 7 (0.15%) Rancher
15 7 (0.15%) StatsD
15 7 (0.15%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 438 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 345 (7.59%) Oracle
3 218 (4.80%) Google
4 152 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
5 84 (1.85%) Adobe
6 68 (1.50%) SAP
7 60 (1.32%) IBM
7 60 (1.32%) Splunk
8 59 (1.30%) Zend
9 53 (1.17%) Tableau
10 48 (1.06%) Cadence
11 43 (0.95%) VMware
12 39 (0.86%) New Relic
13 33 (0.73%) Red Hat
14 31 (0.68%) Sitecore
15 29 (0.64%) Atlassian
16 28 (0.62%) Apple
17 27 (0.59%) hybris
18 26 (0.57%) Sun
19 22 (0.48%) Coverity
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + annum 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 70k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £5000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 100,000 to 150,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Innodigital
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 70,000 plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago