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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 152 203 224
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 95 87 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 1.00% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.05% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 86 80 89
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
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
5737 8314 10781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.70% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 7213 9056
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 233 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 148 (63.52%) Java
3 144 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (33.48%) Finance
5 73 (31.33%) JavaScript
6 69 (29.61%) TDD
7 67 (28.76%) Python
8 63 (27.04%) C#
8 63 (27.04%) Big Data
9 60 (25.75%) SQL
10 48 (20.60%) Node.js
11 46 (19.74%) C++
11 46 (19.74%) OO
11 46 (19.74%) Linux
12 43 (18.45%) .NET
13 41 (17.60%) Degree
13 41 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (17.17%) Amazon AWS
15 37 (15.88%) HTML
16 34 (14.59%) BDD
17 33 (14.16%) CSS
17 33 (14.16%) Computer Science
18 31 (13.30%) Spring
18 31 (13.30%) Scrum
19 30 (12.88%) Ruby
20 29 (12.45%) Scala
21 28 (12.02%) MongoDB
22 27 (11.59%) NoSQL
22 27 (11.59%) Hadoop
22 27 (11.59%) Elasticsearch

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 27 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.00%) Confluence
2 7 (3.00%) nginx
3 6 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.15%) Apache
5 4 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (0.86%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.43%) IPython
7 1 (0.43%) Mule
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.87%) GitHub
3 12 (5.15%) PaaS
4 10 (4.29%) IaaS
5 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.29%) Heroku
6 2 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) HTTP
1 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.86%) AMQP
2 2 (0.86%) Broadband
2 2 (0.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.04%) Big Data
2 28 (12.02%) MongoDB
3 27 (11.59%) Hadoop
3 27 (11.59%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.73%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.72%) MySQL
5 11 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.86%) GIS
7 7 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.58%) Redis
8 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.15%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.15%) DB2
10 4 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.44%) JIRA
3 14 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.15%) Maven
5 9 (3.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (2.15%) Ant
6 5 (2.15%) JUnit
7 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.29%) NUnit
8 3 (1.29%) Selenium
9 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.86%) Mocha
9 2 (0.86%) Mockito
9 2 (0.86%) Moq
9 2 (0.86%) MSTest
9 2 (0.86%) RSpec
9 2 (0.86%) Subversion
9 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.86%) YouTrack
9 2 (0.86%) ZenHub
General
1 78 (33.48%) Finance
2 15 (6.44%) Banking
2 15 (6.44%) Retail
3 12 (5.15%) Games
4 10 (4.29%) Law
5 7 (3.00%) Advertising
6 6 (2.58%) Marketing
7 4 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.29%) Back Office
8 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.29%) Front Office
9 2 (0.86%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.60%) Node.js
2 43 (18.45%) .NET
3 37 (15.88%) HTML
4 33 (14.16%) CSS
5 31 (13.30%) Spring
6 25 (10.73%) J2EE
6 25 (10.73%) RESTful
6 25 (10.73%) Web Services
7 24 (10.30%) REST
8 17 (7.30%) AngularJS
9 16 (6.87%) React
10 14 (6.01%) ASP.NET
10 14 (6.01%) HTML5
11 11 (4.72%) Hibernate
11 11 (4.72%) NHibernate
11 11 (4.72%) SOAP
12 10 (4.29%) Django
12 10 (4.29%) Serverless Framework
12 10 (4.29%) Spring Boot
13 7 (3.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.16%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.16%) Fintech
3 21 (9.01%) Data Structures
4 20 (8.58%) Public Cloud
5 19 (8.15%) Linked Data
6 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.58%) Algorithms
8 12 (5.15%) Derivative
8 12 (5.15%) Taxonomies
9 9 (3.86%) User Experience
10 7 (3.00%) Mathematics
10 7 (3.00%) Physics
11 6 (2.58%) Client/Server
11 6 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (2.15%) Blockchain
12 5 (2.15%) Cryptocurrency
12 5 (2.15%) Cryptography
12 5 (2.15%) Hedge funds
12 5 (2.15%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.74%) Linux
2 22 (9.44%) Windows
3 16 (6.87%) Unix
4 7 (3.00%) Android
5 6 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 144 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (29.61%) TDD
4 46 (19.74%) OO
5 41 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (14.59%) BDD
7 31 (13.30%) Scrum
8 26 (11.16%) Analytics
8 26 (11.16%) SDLC
9 25 (10.73%) Open Source
10 23 (9.87%) Microservices
11 21 (9.01%) MVC
12 17 (7.30%) DevOps
13 16 (6.87%) High Availability
14 15 (6.44%) Functional Programming
14 15 (6.44%) SOA
15 14 (6.01%) Pair Programming
15 14 (6.01%) Unit Testing
16 13 (5.58%) API Development
16 13 (5.58%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 148 (63.52%) Java
2 73 (31.33%) JavaScript
3 67 (28.76%) Python
4 63 (27.04%) C#
5 60 (25.75%) SQL
6 46 (19.74%) C++
7 30 (12.88%) Ruby
8 29 (12.45%) Scala
9 19 (8.15%) PL/SQL
10 17 (7.30%) Clojure
10 17 (7.30%) Erlang
10 17 (7.30%) Haskell
11 13 (5.58%) Go
12 11 (4.72%) VB.NET
13 10 (4.29%) C
14 9 (3.86%) Elixir
15 8 (3.43%) PHP
15 8 (3.43%) T-SQL
16 5 (2.15%) OCaml
17 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (17.60%) Degree
2 7 (3.00%) PhD
3 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.44%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) SDET
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.73%) Docker
2 4 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.29%) Firmware
3 3 (1.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.00%) Graphite
1 7 (3.00%) Puppet
2 3 (1.29%) Ansible
3 2 (0.86%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (10.30%) Oracle
2 16 (6.87%) Atlassian
2 16 (6.87%) Google
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.15%) PayPal
3 5 (2.15%) Sybase
4 4 (1.72%) IBM
5 3 (1.29%) Tableau
6 2 (0.86%) Apple
6 2 (0.86%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.86%) Informatica
6 2 (0.86%) Rally
6 2 (0.86%) Splunk
6 2 (0.86%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.43%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.43%) Perforce
7 1 (0.43%) SAP
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum Car, 33 Days Annual Leave, Pension,
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City of Westminster
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago