The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 157 157 235
Rank change year-on-year
0 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 82 106 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.55% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.62% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 79 100 76
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Software Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5295 6561 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.89% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4805 5821 9166
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +4.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the City of London region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 191 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 112 (58.64%) Java
3 93 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (30.37%) TDD
5 56 (29.32%) JavaScript
6 50 (26.18%) Finance
7 46 (24.08%) Python
7 46 (24.08%) Big Data
8 42 (21.99%) Linux
9 41 (21.47%) C++
9 41 (21.47%) SQL
10 37 (19.37%) Amazon AWS
11 36 (18.85%) Degree
11 36 (18.85%) C#
12 33 (17.28%) HTML
13 32 (16.75%) Computer Science
14 31 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (16.23%) BDD
15 30 (15.71%) CSS
16 29 (15.18%) OO
16 29 (15.18%) Node.js
17 25 (13.09%) NoSQL
17 25 (13.09%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (12.57%) REST
18 24 (12.57%) Git (software)
19 22 (11.52%) Scala
19 22 (11.52%) Hadoop
19 22 (11.52%) Spring
19 22 (11.52%) MongoDB
20 21 (10.99%) Microservices

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 25 (13.09%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.71%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.19%) Apache
4 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.57%) nginx
6 2 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.52%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.37%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.28%) GitHub
3 11 (5.76%) PaaS
4 10 (5.24%) IaaS
5 6 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.57%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.57%) Google Play
7 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.52%) Heroku
8 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.52%) AMQP
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.08%) Big Data
2 25 (13.09%) NoSQL
3 22 (11.52%) Hadoop
3 22 (11.52%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.81%) MySQL
6 11 (5.76%) Redis
7 8 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.09%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.09%) Text Mining
9 4 (2.09%) Triplestore
10 3 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.05%) Tick Data
12 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.52%) GIS
12 1 (0.52%) OLTP
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.24%) Maven
4 8 (4.19%) Selenium
5 7 (3.66%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.62%) JIRA
7 4 (2.09%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.09%) Gerrit
7 4 (2.09%) Grunt
7 4 (2.09%) Mockito
8 3 (1.57%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.57%) Genymotion
8 3 (1.57%) Gradle
8 3 (1.57%) JUnit
8 3 (1.57%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.05%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.05%) Subversion
9 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 50 (26.18%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Banking
3 12 (6.28%) Games
4 8 (4.19%) Retail
5 6 (3.14%) Law
5 6 (3.14%) Marketing
6 5 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.09%) Front Office
8 3 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.05%) Automotive
9 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.28%) HTML
2 30 (15.71%) CSS
3 29 (15.18%) Node.js
4 24 (12.57%) REST
5 22 (11.52%) Spring
6 21 (10.99%) .NET
7 19 (9.95%) HTML5
7 19 (9.95%) RESTful
8 17 (8.90%) SOAP
9 16 (8.38%) AngularJS
10 11 (5.76%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.76%) CSS3
11 10 (5.24%) Serverless Framework
11 10 (5.24%) Spring Boot
12 9 (4.71%) Django
12 9 (4.71%) J2EE
12 9 (4.71%) React
12 9 (4.71%) Web Services
13 8 (4.19%) Qt
13 8 (4.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.75%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.47%) Data Structures
3 19 (9.95%) Algorithms
3 19 (9.95%) Fintech
4 16 (8.38%) Public Cloud
5 15 (7.85%) Linked Data
6 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.19%) User Experience
8 7 (3.66%) Client/Server
8 7 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (3.66%) Taxonomies
9 6 (3.14%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (2.62%) Cryptography
10 5 (2.62%) Physics
11 4 (2.09%) Equities
11 4 (2.09%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.09%) Semantic Web
12 3 (1.57%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.99%) Linux
2 16 (8.38%) Windows
3 15 (7.85%) Android
4 11 (5.76%) Unix
5 6 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 93 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (30.37%) TDD
4 31 (16.23%) BDD
4 31 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (15.18%) OO
6 21 (10.99%) Microservices
7 20 (10.47%) Analytics
8 15 (7.85%) MVC
8 15 (7.85%) SDLC
8 15 (7.85%) SOA
9 13 (6.81%) OOP
9 13 (6.81%) Open Source
10 12 (6.28%) API Development
11 11 (5.76%) Multithreading
11 11 (5.76%) Pair Programming
12 10 (5.24%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.24%) Low Latency
12 10 (5.24%) OOD
12 10 (5.24%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 112 (58.64%) Java
2 56 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 46 (24.08%) Python
4 41 (21.47%) C++
4 41 (21.47%) SQL
5 36 (18.85%) C#
6 22 (11.52%) Scala
7 20 (10.47%) Ruby
8 17 (8.90%) PHP
9 14 (7.33%) C
10 9 (4.71%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.19%) Go
12 7 (3.66%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.66%) PHP 5
13 5 (2.62%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.09%) Perl
14 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.09%) SPARQL
15 3 (1.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (18.85%) Degree
2 10 (5.24%) PhD
3 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) MCSD
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.47%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) JTAG
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.24%) Docker
2 8 (4.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.09%) Firmware
3 4 (2.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.71%) Puppet
2 4 (2.09%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.57%) Ansible
3 3 (1.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (9.95%) Google
2 17 (8.90%) Oracle
3 13 (6.81%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.66%) IBM
4 7 (3.66%) Zend
5 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.62%) PayPal
6 3 (1.57%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (1.05%) Apple
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco
7 2 (1.05%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.05%) Informatica
7 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.52%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
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