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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 8 12 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13,632 4,906 3,975
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 19.44% 14.42% 10.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.14% 15.22% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,344 3,409 3,297
10th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £111,250 £98,750 £95,000
90th Percentile £133,375 £122,500 £122,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 67,689 32,239 37,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 96.54% 94.75% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34,099 24,491 30,178
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in London

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in London.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in London

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +4 735 £87,500 +16.67% 252
West London +5 277 £65,000 - 72
South London -2 247 £60,000 +9.09% 23
East London +6 79 £67,500 +5.06% 76
North London -2 45 £47,500 -43.28% 3
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 6,845 (50.21%) Agile
2 5,656 (41.49%) AWS
3 5,492 (40.29%) Python
4 4,960 (36.38%) JavaScript
5 4,788 (35.12%) Java
6 4,601 (33.75%) React
7 4,339 (31.83%) Finance
8 3,749 (27.50%) CI/CD
9 3,641 (26.71%) Microservices
10 3,571 (26.20%) Docker
11 3,450 (25.31%) Kubernetes
12 3,244 (23.80%) TypeScript
13 3,075 (22.56%) SQL
14 2,983 (21.88%) DevOps
15 2,880 (21.13%) Social Skills
16 2,879 (21.12%) Node.js
17 2,861 (20.99%) Azure
18 2,813 (20.64%) TDD
19 2,615 (19.18%) GCP
20 2,570 (18.85%) Full Stack Development
21 2,441 (17.91%) Mentoring
22 2,439 (17.89%) C#
23 2,108 (15.46%) Test Automation
24 2,031 (14.90%) Problem-Solving
25 2,000 (14.67%) PostgreSQL
26 1,983 (14.55%) Git (software)
27 1,957 (14.36%) .NET
28 1,894 (13.89%) Degree
29 1,859 (13.64%) Serverless
30 1,801 (13.21%) Terraform

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
1 544 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
2 328 (2.41%) Apache
3 322 (2.36%) Apache Spark
4 285 (2.09%) CMS
5 280 (2.05%) Confluence
6 175 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
7 84 (0.62%) Tornado
8 74 (0.54%) Headless CMS
9 52 (0.38%) Umbraco
10 51 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 50 (0.37%) Jupyter
12 38 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 34 (0.25%) Strapi
14 29 (0.21%) Luigi
15 28 (0.21%) Camunda
15 28 (0.21%) SharePoint
16 27 (0.20%) Drupal
16 27 (0.20%) GeoServer
17 24 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
18 23 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 106 (0.78%) Sketch
2 80 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (0.29%) Chatbot
4 34 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
5 31 (0.23%) Adobe XD
6 24 (0.18%) InVision
7 19 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 17 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 15 (0.11%) Zeplin
11 13 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.073%) Maya
14 7 (0.051%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.029%) Maple
15 4 (0.029%) SketchUp
16 3 (0.022%) Blender
16 3 (0.022%) InDesign
17 2 (0.015%) MS Visio
17 2 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 65 (0.48%) R3 Corda
2 57 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 47 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 44 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 28 (0.21%) Shopify
6 19 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.073%) Summit
9 9 (0.066%) Magento
10 7 (0.051%) Sentinel
11 6 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.037%) MetaTrader
13 3 (0.022%) NetSuite
13 3 (0.022%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.022%) SAP S/4HANA
13 3 (0.022%) StreamServe
13 3 (0.022%) Temenos T24
14 2 (0.015%) Endur
14 2 (0.015%) PeopleSoft Financials
14 2 (0.015%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5,656 (41.49%) AWS
2 2,861 (20.99%) Azure
3 2,615 (19.18%) GCP
4 1,859 (13.64%) Serverless
5 1,165 (8.55%) GitHub
6 974 (7.14%) SaaS
7 968 (7.10%) AWS Lambda
8 609 (4.47%) Amazon S3
9 529 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
10 402 (2.95%) Amazon ECS
11 357 (2.62%) Amazon SQS
12 343 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
13 311 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 264 (1.94%) GitHub Actions
15 255 (1.87%) Heroku
16 205 (1.50%) PaaS
17 190 (1.39%) Amazon EKS
18 170 (1.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 154 (1.13%) Figma
20 151 (1.11%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 374 (2.74%) HTTP
2 247 (1.81%) Internet
3 159 (1.17%) Broadband
4 62 (0.45%) PPP
5 58 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 32 (0.23%) MQTT
7 29 (0.21%) Firewall
8 27 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
9 26 (0.19%) Bluetooth
10 25 (0.18%) Wireless
11 24 (0.18%) DNS
12 23 (0.17%) WebEx
13 21 (0.15%) Network Security
13 21 (0.15%) VPN
14 17 (0.12%) Skype
15 16 (0.12%) Kerberos
16 14 (0.10%) HTTPS
16 14 (0.10%) Modbus
16 14 (0.10%) VoIP
17 10 (0.073%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,000 (14.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1,387 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 1,049 (7.70%) Relational Database
4 848 (6.22%) MySQL
5 834 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 667 (4.89%) Big Data
7 622 (4.56%) Redis
8 537 (3.94%) SQL Server
9 489 (3.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 320 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
11 300 (2.20%) Amazon Aurora
12 279 (2.05%) BigQuery
13 233 (1.71%) Hadoop
14 232 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
15 196 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
16 183 (1.34%) RDBMS
17 157 (1.15%) Data Lake
18 145 (1.06%) Tableau
19 131 (0.96%) Power BI
20 126 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,983 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 1,111 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 580 (4.25%) JIRA
4 459 (3.37%) GitLab
5 445 (3.26%) Cypress.io
6 438 (3.21%) CircleCI
7 354 (2.60%) webpack
8 302 (2.22%) JUnit
9 286 (2.10%) Maven
10 270 (1.98%) TeamCity
11 244 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
12 230 (1.69%) Selenium
13 221 (1.62%) Mocha
14 194 (1.42%) Cucumber
15 182 (1.34%) Gradle
16 158 (1.16%) Bitbucket
17 152 (1.12%) Postman
18 132 (0.97%) Mockito
19 126 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
20 122 (0.89%) Jasmine
General
1 4,339 (31.83%) Finance
2 2,880 (21.13%) Social Skills
3 1,111 (8.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1,072 (7.86%) Banking
5 1,023 (7.50%) Games
6 969 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
7 850 (6.24%) Retail
8 705 (5.17%) Front Office
9 690 (5.06%) Marketing
10 434 (3.18%) Legal
11 357 (2.62%) Public Sector
12 246 (1.80%) Publishing
13 233 (1.71%) Advertising
14 214 (1.57%) Financial Institution
15 202 (1.48%) Manufacturing
16 199 (1.46%) Law
17 198 (1.45%) Telecoms
18 193 (1.42%) Back Office
19 190 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
20 185 (1.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6,919 (50.76%) Software Engineer
2 3,056 (22.42%) Developer
3 2,448 (17.96%) Senior Software Engineer
4 838 (6.15%) Senior Developer
5 753 (5.52%) Java Engineer
6 692 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 660 (4.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 602 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
9 529 (3.88%) Lead Software Engineer
10 484 (3.55%) Python Developer
11 468 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
12 457 (3.35%) Python Engineer
13 414 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 388 (2.85%) AWS Developer
15 362 (2.66%) Engineering Manager
16 348 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
16 348 (2.55%) Python Software Engineer
17 343 (2.52%) AWS Software Engineer
18 326 (2.39%) Principal Engineer
19 318 (2.33%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,601 (33.75%) React
2 2,879 (21.12%) Node.js
3 1,957 (14.36%) .NET
4 1,526 (11.19%) CSS
5 1,404 (10.30%) Kafka
6 1,398 (10.26%) REST
7 1,377 (10.10%) HTML
8 1,310 (9.61%) AngularJS
9 1,229 (9.02%) Spring
10 1,184 (8.69%) RESTful
11 1,120 (8.22%) GraphQL
12 1,008 (7.39%) Vue.js
13 892 (6.54%) Spring Boot
14 817 (5.99%) .NET Core
15 686 (5.03%) Django
16 650 (4.77%) Redux
17 611 (4.48%) React Native
18 597 (4.38%) Jest
19 574 (4.21%) Web Services
20 572 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1,653 (12.13%) User Experience
2 1,166 (8.55%) Algorithms
3 798 (5.85%) Data Structures
4 721 (5.29%) Equities
5 716 (5.25%) Mobile App
6 710 (5.21%) Hedge funds
7 681 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
8 590 (4.33%) Derivative
9 542 (3.98%) Cloud Native
10 532 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 523 (3.84%) Fixed Income
12 504 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
13 343 (2.52%) Blog
14 327 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
15 260 (1.91%) Virtual Team
16 194 (1.42%) Blockchain
17 188 (1.38%) IoT
18 182 (1.34%) Management Information System
19 156 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
19 156 (1.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,091 (8.00%) Linux
2 554 (4.06%) Android
3 495 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 345 (2.53%) Unix
5 305 (2.24%) Windows
6 74 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
7 72 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 63 (0.46%) Mesosphere
9 57 (0.42%) VMS
10 25 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 20 (0.15%) tvOS
12 18 (0.13%) CentOS
13 17 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.11%) CoreOS
15 11 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.066%) Debian
17 6 (0.044%) OpenWrt
18 2 (0.015%) Amazon Linux
18 2 (0.015%) FreeRTOS
18 2 (0.015%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,845 (50.21%) Agile
2 3,749 (27.50%) CI/CD
3 3,641 (26.71%) Microservices
4 2,983 (21.88%) DevOps
5 2,813 (20.64%) TDD
6 2,570 (18.85%) Full Stack Development
7 2,441 (17.91%) Mentoring
8 2,108 (15.46%) Test Automation
9 2,031 (14.90%) Problem-Solving
10 1,775 (13.02%) Computer Science
11 1,722 (12.63%) Data Science
12 1,718 (12.60%) Analytics
13 1,712 (12.56%) Machine Learning
14 1,677 (12.30%) Scrum
15 1,502 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
16 1,409 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
17 1,392 (10.21%) Fintech
18 1,384 (10.15%) Coaching
19 1,278 (9.38%) Pair Programming
20 1,234 (9.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5,492 (40.29%) Python
2 4,960 (36.38%) JavaScript
3 4,788 (35.12%) Java
4 3,244 (23.80%) TypeScript
5 3,075 (22.56%) SQL
6 2,439 (17.89%) C#
7 1,254 (9.20%) C++
8 1,196 (8.77%) Go
9 1,004 (7.37%) Ruby
10 851 (6.24%) Kotlin
11 595 (4.36%) C
12 503 (3.69%) PHP
13 481 (3.53%) Scala
14 414 (3.04%) Rust
15 350 (2.57%) ES6
16 222 (1.63%) Bash
17 188 (1.38%) R
18 185 (1.36%) Apple Swift
19 180 (1.32%) Clojure
20 165 (1.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,894 (13.89%) Degree
2 940 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 333 (2.44%) Master's Degree
4 255 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 160 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 124 (0.91%) PhD
7 68 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 31 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 30 (0.22%) AWS Certification
10 24 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 20 (0.15%) ISTQB
12 19 (0.14%) HND
13 15 (0.11%) Sun Certification
14 12 (0.088%) HNC
15 11 (0.081%) SANS
16 9 (0.066%) CISSP
16 9 (0.066%) MBA
17 6 (0.044%) CISA
17 6 (0.044%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,255 (9.21%) QA
2 300 (2.20%) Accessibility
3 75 (0.55%) GDPR
3 75 (0.55%) SLA
4 58 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 34 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (0.21%) WCAG
7 26 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 21 (0.15%) ISO 13485
9 20 (0.15%) IEC 62304
10 17 (0.12%) NIST
10 17 (0.12%) SOC 2
11 16 (0.12%) SEPA
12 7 (0.051%) IEC 61131
12 7 (0.051%) PMO
13 5 (0.037%) NCSC
14 3 (0.022%) WAI
15 2 (0.015%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.015%) JTAG
System Software
1 3,571 (26.20%) Docker
2 82 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 53 (0.39%) Firmware
4 40 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.10%) HDFS
7 10 (0.073%) KVM
8 7 (0.051%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.037%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.029%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.022%) LXC
12 2 (0.015%) vCloud
12 2 (0.015%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1 (0.007%) Lustre
13 1 (0.007%) OpenDJ
13 1 (0.007%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.007%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3,450 (25.31%) Kubernetes
2 1,801 (13.21%) Terraform
3 425 (3.12%) Ansible
4 246 (1.80%) Grafana
5 231 (1.69%) Prometheus
6 191 (1.40%) Puppet
7 135 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 103 (0.76%) Kibana
9 63 (0.46%) Automic
10 59 (0.43%) Consul
11 56 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
11 56 (0.41%) logstash
12 54 (0.40%) Istio
13 29 (0.21%) Rancher
14 24 (0.18%) Kubeflow
14 24 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
15 22 (0.16%) Argo
16 14 (0.10%) Graylog
17 9 (0.066%) Marathon
18 8 (0.059%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,100 (8.07%) Google
2 694 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 367 (2.69%) Oracle
4 257 (1.89%) Twitter
5 159 (1.17%) Apple
6 149 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 147 (1.08%) Samsung
8 118 (0.87%) Adobe
9 117 (0.86%) LexisNexis
10 112 (0.82%) New Relic
11 102 (0.75%) Databricks
11 102 (0.75%) Facebook
12 98 (0.72%) Splunk
13 72 (0.53%) IBM
14 63 (0.46%) Confluent
14 63 (0.46%) SAP
15 62 (0.45%) Sun
16 61 (0.45%) PayPal
17 54 (0.40%) Instagram
17 54 (0.40%) Snapchat