Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
London > South London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 29 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 179 128 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 10.11% 8.19% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.14% 9.18% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 166 127 89
South London median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,250 £72,500
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 1,607 1,394 1,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 90.74% 89.24% 90.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,313 1,193 1,235
South London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £28,100
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,529 £70,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Croydon +25 100 £65,000 +18.18% 12
Kingston Upon Thames 0 41 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Merton -14 14 £62,750 +42.61% 7
Bromley +6 5 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Software Engineering
London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South London region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 88 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.02%) Java
3 62 (34.64%) Customer Requirements
4 40 (22.35%) C#
5 36 (20.11%) TDD
6 35 (19.55%) .NET
6 35 (19.55%) Linux
7 32 (17.88%) Finance
8 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
9 29 (16.20%) C++
9 29 (16.20%) Python
10 28 (15.64%) REST
11 27 (15.08%) Degree
12 26 (14.53%) Microservices
13 25 (13.97%) Machine Learning
14 24 (13.41%) Docker
14 24 (13.41%) C
15 23 (12.85%) Computer Science
16 22 (12.29%) Open Source
16 22 (12.29%) OO
17 20 (11.17%) Web Services
17 20 (11.17%) CSS
17 20 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (11.17%) AngularJS
18 19 (10.61%) HTML
18 19 (10.61%) Fintech
19 18 (10.06%) DevOps
19 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
19 18 (10.06%) UML
19 18 (10.06%) Test Automation

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 8 (4.47%) CMS
2 7 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.59%) SaaS
3 6 (3.35%) Force.com
3 6 (3.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 4 (2.23%) GitHub
4 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.12%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Internet
2 4 (2.23%) AMQP
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.47%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.79%) Big Data
4 5 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.68%) BigQuery
5 3 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.68%) MySQL
5 3 (1.68%) Redis
6 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) GIS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.68%) Moq
3 3 (1.68%) NUnit
3 3 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.12%) GCC
4 2 (1.12%) JIRA
4 2 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.56%) git-flow
5 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (17.88%) Finance
2 6 (3.35%) Banking
3 5 (2.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.12%) Games
4 2 (1.12%) Law
4 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (43.02%) Software Engineer
2 67 (37.43%) Developer
3 49 (27.37%) Java Developer
4 39 (21.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 26 (14.53%) Senior Developer
6 22 (12.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (10.61%) Agile Developer
7 19 (10.61%) Agile Java Developer
7 19 (10.61%) Java Engineer
7 19 (10.61%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (10.06%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 14 (7.82%) Architect
10 12 (6.70%) C# Software Engineer
11 11 (6.15%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.59%) .NET Developer
12 10 (5.59%) Senior Agile Developer
12 10 (5.59%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 9 (5.03%) Senior Java Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 8 (4.47%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.55%) .NET
2 28 (15.64%) REST
3 20 (11.17%) AngularJS
3 20 (11.17%) CSS
3 20 (11.17%) Web Services
4 19 (10.61%) HTML
5 17 (9.50%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.26%) JSON
6 13 (7.26%) Node.js
6 13 (7.26%) WCF
7 11 (6.15%) jQuery
7 11 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (5.59%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.03%) CSS3
9 9 (5.03%) HTML5
9 9 (5.03%) React
10 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.91%) SignalR
11 7 (3.91%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Fintech
2 16 (8.94%) Device Driver
3 11 (6.15%) Algorithms
4 10 (5.59%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.91%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.91%) Spread Betting
7 6 (3.35%) DataPower
7 6 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.12%) User Experience
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.56%) Life Science
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.55%) Linux
2 10 (5.59%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.35%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.64%) Customer Requirements
3 36 (20.11%) TDD
4 26 (14.53%) Microservices
5 25 (13.97%) Machine Learning
6 23 (12.85%) Computer Science
7 22 (12.29%) OO
7 22 (12.29%) Open Source
8 18 (10.06%) DevOps
8 18 (10.06%) Test Automation
8 18 (10.06%) UML
9 15 (8.38%) MVC
9 15 (8.38%) Scrum
9 15 (8.38%) SOA
9 15 (8.38%) Web Development
10 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.15%) Data Science
11 11 (6.15%) Multithreading
11 11 (6.15%) Physics
11 11 (6.15%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.02%) Java
2 40 (22.35%) C#
3 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
4 29 (16.20%) C++
4 29 (16.20%) Python
5 24 (13.41%) C
6 16 (8.94%) SQL
7 10 (5.59%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.68%) Groovy
9 3 (1.68%) Scala
10 2 (1.12%) ES6
10 2 (1.12%) ES7
11 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.56%) Java 8
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (15.08%) Degree
2 16 (8.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (7.82%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.03%) PhD
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) PMO
2 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (13.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.35%) Terraform
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.35%) IBM
3 6 (3.35%) Informatica
3 6 (3.35%) Pardot
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle
5 3 (1.68%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Civica
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau