Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
London > South London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 35 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 144 125 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 7.87% 8.09% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.73% 9.08% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 131 124 87
South London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £32,300
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,250 £68,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%

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 South London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,650 1,377 1,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 90.21% 89.07% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,356 1,158 1,352
South London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in South London

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in South London.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in South London

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in South London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in South London over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in South London

Software Engineering
Job Locations in South 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 South London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Croydon +7 64 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Kingston Upon Thames -3 34 £42,500 - 13
Merton +3 18 £27,500 -65.63% 8
Bromley +3 5 £60,000 -26.15% 3
Sutton - 5 £48,500 - 3
Software Engineering
London

For the 6 months to 19 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 South London region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 78 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.89%) Java
3 36 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (22.92%) Customer Requirements
5 32 (22.22%) C#
6 29 (20.14%) Linux
6 29 (20.14%) Degree
7 27 (18.75%) TDD
8 26 (18.06%) REST
9 25 (17.36%) C++
9 25 (17.36%) HTML
9 25 (17.36%) .NET
9 25 (17.36%) Python
10 24 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 23 (15.97%) SQL
11 23 (15.97%) Web Services
12 22 (15.28%) UML
13 21 (14.58%) CSS
13 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (14.58%) Open Source
14 20 (13.89%) C
14 20 (13.89%) Scrum
14 20 (13.89%) AngularJS
14 20 (13.89%) Docker
15 19 (13.19%) Microservices
15 19 (13.19%) Finance
16 18 (12.50%) DevOps
17 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
18 16 (11.11%) Test Automation
18 16 (11.11%) Machine Learning

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 5 (3.47%) CMS
1 5 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.69%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (0.69%) SugarCRM
2 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.69%) InVision
2 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.17%) Force.com
2 6 (4.17%) SaaS
2 6 (4.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.69%) Heroku
4 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) AMQP
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.08%) Big Data
4 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.39%) Power BI
5 2 (1.39%) Redis
6 1 (0.69%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.08%) JIRA
3 2 (1.39%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.39%) Selenium
3 2 (1.39%) Subversion
3 2 (1.39%) TestRail
4 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.69%) GCC
4 1 (0.69%) git-flow
4 1 (0.69%) JUnit
4 1 (0.69%) Moq
4 1 (0.69%) NUnit
4 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.69%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.19%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Banking
3 7 (4.86%) Law
4 5 (3.47%) Games
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 54 (37.50%) Developer
3 31 (21.53%) Java Developer
4 23 (15.97%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.03%) Architect
7 12 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.94%) Java Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Agile Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
9 9 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 8 (5.56%) Lead Architect
11 7 (4.86%) Development Manager
11 7 (4.86%) Graduate
11 7 (4.86%) Research Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.06%) REST
2 25 (17.36%) .NET
2 25 (17.36%) HTML
3 23 (15.97%) Web Services
4 21 (14.58%) CSS
5 20 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET
7 11 (7.64%) JSON
8 10 (6.94%) jQuery
8 10 (6.94%) Node.js
8 10 (6.94%) WCF
9 9 (6.25%) Java EE
9 9 (6.25%) React
10 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (5.56%) XML
11 7 (4.86%) CSS3
11 7 (4.86%) HTML5
11 7 (4.86%) Spring
12 6 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 9 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 9 (6.25%) Fintech
3 6 (4.17%) DataPower
3 6 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.78%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.08%) User Experience
7 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.14%) Linux
2 8 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (3.47%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Android
4 2 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.92%) Customer Requirements
3 27 (18.75%) TDD
4 22 (15.28%) UML
5 21 (14.58%) Open Source
6 20 (13.89%) Scrum
7 19 (13.19%) Microservices
8 18 (12.50%) DevOps
9 16 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 16 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 15 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (10.42%) OO
11 14 (9.72%) SOA
11 14 (9.72%) Web Development
12 13 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (8.33%) MVC
14 10 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (6.94%) Multithreading
14 10 (6.94%) SDLC
15 9 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.89%) Java
2 36 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (22.22%) C#
4 25 (17.36%) C++
4 25 (17.36%) Python
5 23 (15.97%) SQL
6 20 (13.89%) C
7 5 (3.47%) Embedded C++
8 3 (2.08%) Groovy
8 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.08%) Scala
8 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.39%) ES6
9 2 (1.39%) ES7
9 2 (1.39%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.69%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.69%) Java 8
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (13.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.25%) Terraform
3 5 (3.47%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.69%) Kibana
5 1 (0.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.17%) IBM
3 6 (4.17%) Informatica
3 6 (4.17%) Pardot
4 2 (1.39%) Adobe
4 2 (1.39%) Google
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) Civica
5 1 (0.69%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) Sitecore