Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
London > South London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 164 110 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 9.67% 6.51% 8.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.31% 7.40% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 138 99 116
South London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £45,875 £26,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,250 £77,250
London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 1,591 1,486 1,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 93.81% 87.93% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,339 1,259 1,068
South London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Kingston Upon Thames +8 58 £70,000 +100.00% 5
Croydon -4 51 £58,180 +10.82% 9
Merton +13 44 £65,000 +52.94%
Bromley +19 16 £60,000 +36.36% 5
Wandsworth -3 9 £50,000 -20.00%
Software Engineering
London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 105 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (63.41%) C#
3 92 (56.10%) .NET
4 71 (43.29%) ASP.NET
5 67 (40.85%) SQL Server
6 65 (39.63%) Web Development
7 60 (36.59%) SQL
8 58 (35.37%) Scrum
9 57 (34.76%) Finance
10 46 (28.05%) MVC
11 43 (26.22%) Greenfield Project
12 41 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 39 (23.78%) DevOps
14 37 (22.56%) NHibernate
15 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (21.95%) Fintech
16 33 (20.12%) Microsoft
16 33 (20.12%) Windows
17 27 (16.46%) E-Commerce
18 26 (15.85%) .NET Framework
19 25 (15.24%) C++
20 23 (14.02%) VB.NET
20 23 (14.02%) Front End Development
21 21 (12.80%) Degree
22 19 (11.59%) Aerospace
22 19 (11.59%) ERP
23 18 (10.98%) Linux
23 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
24 17 (10.37%) Web Application Development
24 17 (10.37%) SaaS

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 3 (1.83%) Confluence
2 2 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) Liferay
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (6.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.37%) SaaS
2 14 (8.54%) Azure
3 10 (6.10%) Serverless
4 8 (4.88%) AWS
5 4 (2.44%) Azure Functions
5 4 (2.44%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.22%) Force.com
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Firewall
2 3 (1.83%) VoIP
3 2 (1.22%) HTTP
3 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.61%) OLTP
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.05%) JIRA
3 5 (3.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.61%) GitLab
6 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (34.76%) Finance
2 19 (11.59%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.88%) Law
4 7 (4.27%) Fire and Rescue
4 7 (4.27%) Police
5 6 (3.66%) General Ledger
5 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.44%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.83%) Billing
8 2 (1.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (39.63%) Developer
2 51 (31.10%) Software Engineer
3 38 (23.17%) .NET Developer
4 21 (12.80%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.98%) Senior .NET Developer
6 17 (10.37%) Architect
7 14 (8.54%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 12 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) .NET Software Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Software Architect
10 6 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Software Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) Applications Architect
11 5 (3.05%) Informatica Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (56.10%) .NET
2 71 (43.29%) ASP.NET
3 41 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (22.56%) NHibernate
5 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (15.85%) .NET Framework
7 17 (10.37%) XML
8 16 (9.76%) .NET Core
9 14 (8.54%) WPF
10 11 (6.71%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (6.10%) HTML
12 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET Core
12 9 (5.49%) REST
13 6 (3.66%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.66%) CSS
13 6 (3.66%) WCF
13 6 (3.66%) Web Services
14 5 (3.05%) Apache Flex
14 5 (3.05%) JSON
14 5 (3.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.22%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.37%) Client/Server
4 16 (9.76%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.66%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.44%) Anti-Piracy
7 4 (2.44%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.44%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.83%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.61%) CMDB
9 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Robotics
9 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.12%) Windows
2 18 (10.98%) Linux
3 12 (7.32%) Unix
4 8 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 8 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.63%) Web Development
3 58 (35.37%) Scrum
4 46 (28.05%) MVC
5 39 (23.78%) DevOps
6 36 (21.95%) Fintech
7 27 (16.46%) E-Commerce
8 23 (14.02%) Front End Development
9 19 (11.59%) ERP
10 17 (10.37%) UML
10 17 (10.37%) Web Application Development
11 16 (9.76%) Configuration Management
11 16 (9.76%) SDLC
12 15 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (7.93%) Computer Science
13 13 (7.93%) Kanban
14 11 (6.71%) Critical Thinking
14 11 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (6.10%) Risk Management
16 9 (5.49%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (63.41%) C#
2 60 (36.59%) SQL
3 25 (15.24%) C++
4 23 (14.02%) VB.NET
5 17 (10.37%) Python
6 15 (9.15%) Ada
7 14 (8.54%) Java
8 13 (7.93%) JavaScript
8 13 (7.93%) PL/SQL
9 12 (7.32%) PowerShell
10 11 (6.71%) C
11 9 (5.49%) VBScript
12 6 (3.66%) Go
12 6 (3.66%) VB
13 4 (2.44%) PHP
13 4 (2.44%) VBA
14 3 (1.83%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.22%) SOQL
15 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.80%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) PhD
3 2 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 10 (6.10%) IFRS
3 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.32%) Docker
3 8 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (3.66%) Perfmon
3 3 (1.83%) Ansible
4 2 (1.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.22%) Terraform
5 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.76%) Oracle
3 14 (8.54%) VMware
4 11 (6.71%) Informatica
5 10 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.44%) Instagram
6 4 (2.44%) Tableau
7 3 (1.83%) Google
7 3 (1.83%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.22%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.61%) SAP