Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 28 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5,577 5,457 4,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 9.60% 7.87% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.41% 8.50% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,109 4,231 3,720
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,950 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -2.06%

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 53,588 64,214 63,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.21% 92.63% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 43,222 51,783 52,752
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £90,000
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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 1,030 £70,000 +11.11% 220
West London -5 211 £55,000 +10.00% 109
South London +9 152 £58,180 +29.29% 20
East London -22 23 £55,000 -2.65% 38
North London -11 10 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 3,112 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2,330 (41.78%) Java
3 1,597 (28.64%) Python
4 1,572 (28.19%) Finance
5 1,484 (26.61%) JavaScript
6 1,427 (25.59%) Amazon AWS
7 1,407 (25.23%) C#
8 1,292 (23.17%) DevOps
9 1,247 (22.36%) SQL
10 1,175 (21.07%) Microservices
11 1,053 (18.88%) Degree
12 1,052 (18.86%) .NET
13 989 (17.73%) TDD
14 979 (17.55%) Computer Science
15 955 (17.12%) Docker
16 913 (16.37%) Scrum
17 839 (15.04%) Banking
18 820 (14.70%) AngularJS
19 766 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
20 735 (13.18%) React
21 680 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
22 655 (11.74%) HTML
23 649 (11.64%) Linux
24 647 (11.60%) Kubernetes
25 641 (11.49%) C++
26 637 (11.42%) CSS
27 635 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
28 619 (11.10%) Asset Management
29 610 (10.94%) QA
30 605 (10.85%) Web Services

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
1 348 (6.24%) Apache Spark
2 197 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
3 183 (3.28%) CMS
4 147 (2.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 130 (2.33%) Apache
6 94 (1.69%) Confluence
7 60 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 57 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 52 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 52 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 46 (0.82%) Apache Solr
11 45 (0.81%) JBoss
12 35 (0.63%) Apache Pig
13 30 (0.54%) Jupyter
13 30 (0.54%) SharePoint
13 30 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 27 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
14 27 (0.48%) Ethereum
14 27 (0.48%) IIS
15 23 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.20%) Sketch
4 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.16%) Maple
6 8 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.11%) InVision
9 4 (0.072%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.036%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.018%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.018%) Simulink
11 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 120 (2.15%) Temenos T24
2 93 (1.67%) thinkFolio
3 75 (1.34%) SAP Hybris
4 35 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 26 (0.47%) Magento
6 25 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
7 23 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
8 22 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
9 15 (0.27%) R3 Corda
10 14 (0.25%) Front Arena
10 14 (0.25%) Markit EDM
11 13 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
12 9 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
13 7 (0.13%) SAP CRM
14 5 (0.090%) MultiChain
14 5 (0.090%) Quorum
15 4 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 3 (0.054%) Actimize
16 3 (0.054%) Exstream
17 2 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1,427 (25.59%) Amazon AWS
2 766 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 448 (8.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 253 (4.54%) GitHub
5 210 (3.77%) Serverless
6 176 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
7 161 (2.89%) SaaS
8 159 (2.85%) PaaS
9 155 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
10 127 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
11 126 (2.26%) Amazon S3
12 85 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
13 81 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 81 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 69 (1.24%) OpenShift
15 65 (1.17%) Power Platform
16 53 (0.95%) IaaS
17 44 (0.79%) Office 365
18 35 (0.63%) G Suite
18 35 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 91 (1.63%) HTTP
2 66 (1.18%) Internet
3 31 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.36%) VPN
5 19 (0.34%) DNS
6 18 (0.32%) AMQP
7 17 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (0.29%) Firewall
9 15 (0.27%) Network Security
10 14 (0.25%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 12 (0.22%) WAN
12 9 (0.16%) Intranet
12 9 (0.16%) LAN
12 9 (0.16%) Skype
13 8 (0.14%) Software-Defined Networking
13 8 (0.14%) SSH
14 7 (0.13%) Bluetooth
14 7 (0.13%) DHCP
14 7 (0.13%) MQTT
14 7 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 492 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 466 (8.36%) NoSQL
3 454 (8.14%) Big Data
4 353 (6.33%) Hadoop
5 285 (5.11%) MySQL
6 226 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
7 203 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 200 (3.59%) Relational Database
9 195 (3.50%) MongoDB
10 189 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
11 148 (2.65%) Redis
12 142 (2.55%) Apache Hive
13 111 (1.99%) HBase
14 109 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 107 (1.92%) Blockchain
16 102 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
17 100 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
18 77 (1.38%) RDBMS
19 76 (1.36%) Neo4j
20 74 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 516 (9.25%) Git (software)
2 496 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 217 (3.89%) Selenium
4 186 (3.34%) JIRA
5 170 (3.05%) Maven
6 129 (2.31%) Cucumber
7 124 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 98 (1.76%) webpack
9 94 (1.69%) GitLab
10 93 (1.67%) TeamCity
11 91 (1.63%) Visual Studio
12 90 (1.61%) Gradle
13 84 (1.51%) JUnit
14 77 (1.38%) Artifactory
15 74 (1.33%) gulp
16 73 (1.31%) Mockito
17 72 (1.29%) Bitbucket
17 72 (1.29%) WebDriver
18 67 (1.20%) Babel
19 58 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 1,572 (28.19%) Finance
2 839 (15.04%) Banking
3 417 (7.48%) Retail
4 385 (6.90%) Front Office
5 345 (6.19%) Games
6 243 (4.36%) Marketing
7 151 (2.71%) Law
8 118 (2.12%) Advertising
9 110 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 69 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 62 (1.11%) Electronics
12 55 (0.99%) German Language
13 54 (0.97%) Private Banking
13 54 (0.97%) Publishing
14 50 (0.90%) Back Office
15 33 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.59%) Legal
16 32 (0.57%) Manufacturing
17 26 (0.47%) Spanish Language
18 21 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,979 (35.49%) Developer
2 1,545 (27.70%) Software Engineer
3 670 (12.01%) Java Developer
4 456 (8.18%) Architect
5 406 (7.28%) Senior Software Engineer
6 386 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 373 (6.69%) Java Engineer
8 357 (6.40%) C# Developer
9 303 (5.43%) .NET Developer
10 283 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
11 276 (4.95%) Analyst
12 253 (4.54%) Business Analyst
13 239 (4.29%) Software Developer
14 234 (4.20%) C# Software Engineer
15 227 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
16 210 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
17 209 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
18 189 (3.39%) Python Developer
19 179 (3.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 173 (3.10%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,052 (18.86%) .NET
2 820 (14.70%) AngularJS
3 735 (13.18%) React
4 655 (11.74%) HTML
5 637 (11.42%) CSS
6 605 (10.85%) Web Services
7 566 (10.15%) Node.js
8 518 (9.29%) ASP.NET
9 496 (8.89%) RESTful
10 474 (8.50%) Spring
11 441 (7.91%) Kafka
12 383 (6.87%) REST
13 306 (5.49%) XML
14 281 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 258 (4.63%) J2EE
16 247 (4.43%) HTML5
17 235 (4.21%) .NET Core
18 217 (3.89%) Spring Boot
19 167 (2.99%) Vue.js
20 148 (2.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 549 (9.84%) Fintech
2 533 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 421 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
4 375 (6.72%) Derivative
5 373 (6.69%) Fixed Income
6 344 (6.17%) Hedge funds
7 333 (5.97%) User Experience
8 309 (5.54%) Algorithms
9 293 (5.25%) Equities
10 283 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 268 (4.81%) Management Information System
12 263 (4.72%) Mobile App
13 191 (3.42%) Data Structures
14 184 (3.30%) Virtual Team
15 157 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
16 140 (2.51%) Cloud Native
17 82 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
18 80 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
19 79 (1.42%) Blog
20 77 (1.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 649 (11.64%) Linux
2 220 (3.94%) Windows
3 185 (3.32%) Unix
4 136 (2.44%) Android
5 127 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 46 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 35 (0.63%) CentOS
8 29 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 15 (0.27%) Debian
12 10 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.16%) Fedora
14 8 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.13%) AIX
15 7 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
16 5 (0.090%) Robot Operating System
16 5 (0.090%) Solaris
17 4 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,112 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,292 (23.17%) DevOps
3 1,175 (21.07%) Microservices
4 989 (17.73%) TDD
5 979 (17.55%) Computer Science
6 913 (16.37%) Scrum
7 680 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
8 635 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
9 619 (11.10%) Asset Management
10 588 (10.54%) Test Automation
11 548 (9.83%) Mentoring
12 504 (9.04%) Machine Learning
13 467 (8.37%) BDD
14 466 (8.36%) Analytics
15 460 (8.25%) E-Commerce
16 457 (8.19%) Creative Thinking
17 431 (7.73%) OO
18 430 (7.71%) SDLC
19 418 (7.50%) Open Source
20 393 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,330 (41.78%) Java
2 1,597 (28.64%) Python
3 1,484 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 1,407 (25.23%) C#
5 1,247 (22.36%) SQL
6 641 (11.49%) C++
7 404 (7.24%) Scala
8 280 (5.02%) Java 8
9 268 (4.81%) PHP
10 247 (4.43%) C
11 238 (4.27%) Ruby
12 190 (3.41%) TypeScript
13 187 (3.35%) Go
14 133 (2.38%) PL/SQL
15 129 (2.31%) R
16 123 (2.21%) Bash Shell
17 121 (2.17%) ES6
18 120 (2.15%) Kotlin
19 94 (1.69%) T-SQL
20 81 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1,053 (18.88%) Degree
2 319 (5.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 99 (1.78%) PhD
4 74 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 57 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
6 51 (0.91%) AWS Certification
7 46 (0.82%) SAFe Agilist
8 37 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 34 (0.61%) CISSP
10 31 (0.56%) SC Cleared
11 30 (0.54%) ISEB
12 26 (0.47%) CISM
13 21 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
13 21 (0.38%) CISA
14 15 (0.27%) CRISC
15 13 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
17 9 (0.16%) Master's Degree
18 8 (0.14%) SANS
19 7 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 610 (10.94%) QA
2 57 (1.02%) GDPR
3 43 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 36 (0.65%) MiFID
5 19 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.30%) SLA
7 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.090%) PSD2
9 4 (0.072%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.072%) EMIR
10 3 (0.054%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.036%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.036%) FISMA
11 2 (0.036%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.036%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 2 (0.036%) MISRA
11 2 (0.036%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.036%) SEPA
12 1 (0.018%) DICOM
System Software
1 955 (17.12%) Docker
2 59 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 30 (0.54%) Firmware
4 23 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 16 (0.29%) HDFS
7 10 (0.18%) GridGain
8 8 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.090%) KVM
9 5 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.090%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.054%) iptables
10 3 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (0.036%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.018%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.018%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 647 (11.60%) Kubernetes
2 438 (7.85%) Terraform
3 323 (5.79%) Ansible
4 202 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
5 174 (3.12%) Puppet
6 58 (1.04%) Prometheus
7 56 (1.00%) Oozie
8 48 (0.86%) Grafana
9 45 (0.81%) Rancher
10 40 (0.72%) Mesos
11 23 (0.41%) Ambari
11 23 (0.41%) Marathon
12 19 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
13 17 (0.30%) Kibana
14 15 (0.27%) HP ALM
14 15 (0.27%) Packer
15 12 (0.22%) Nagios
16 11 (0.20%) HAProxy
17 9 (0.16%) logstash
17 9 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 574 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 454 (8.14%) Oracle
3 407 (7.30%) Google
4 153 (2.74%) SAP
5 121 (2.17%) hybris
6 109 (1.95%) Cloudera
6 109 (1.95%) Tableau
7 102 (1.83%) Charles River
8 101 (1.81%) Sitecore
9 98 (1.76%) Adobe
10 94 (1.69%) IBM
11 77 (1.38%) Bloomberg
12 73 (1.31%) Reuters
13 68 (1.22%) Cadence
13 68 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
14 52 (0.93%) ATG
14 52 (0.93%) Splunk
15 42 (0.75%) WorldPay
16 35 (0.63%) HP
17 33 (0.59%) TIBCO