The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 218 154 194
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 111 197 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.64% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.76% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 101 183 131
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £79,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11489 11178 12228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.27% 93.20% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9633 9788 11147
Average salary £52,500 £53,625 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
London

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 223 (92.53%) Software Engineering
2 95 (39.42%) Java
3 77 (31.95%) .NET
4 75 (31.12%) SQL
5 74 (30.71%) C++
6 70 (29.05%) C#
7 64 (26.56%) Degree
8 63 (26.14%) JavaScript
9 61 (25.31%) HTML
9 61 (25.31%) TDD
10 60 (24.90%) Linux
11 56 (23.24%) CSS
12 53 (21.99%) MVC
13 48 (19.92%) Finance
13 48 (19.92%) OO
13 48 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (19.92%) Computer Science
14 42 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (16.60%) jQuery
15 40 (16.60%) ASP.NET
16 39 (16.18%) WCF
17 38 (15.77%) Multithreading
18 37 (15.35%) C
19 36 (14.94%) Web Services
19 36 (14.94%) HTML5
20 34 (14.11%) Python
20 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
21 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
22 32 (13.28%) XML
23 30 (12.45%) Telecoms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.88%) Apache
2 13 (5.39%) IIS
3 10 (4.15%) nginx
4 8 (3.32%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.90%) uWSGI
6 4 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.24%) Drupal
7 3 (1.24%) Node.js
7 3 (1.24%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.83%) Mule
9 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.41%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.41%) Maya
4 1 (0.41%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 11 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.66%) SaaS
2 3 (1.24%) PaaS
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.88%) Wireless
2 10 (4.15%) VLAN
2 10 (4.15%) RTP
2 10 (4.15%) SS7
2 10 (4.15%) Internet
2 10 (4.15%) GSM
2 10 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.15%) TCAP
2 10 (4.15%) INAP
2 10 (4.15%) SIGTRAN
3 6 (2.49%) HTTP
4 3 (1.24%) OpenVPN
4 3 (1.24%) Broadband
5 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.41%) PBX
5 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.71%) MySQL
3 15 (6.22%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.39%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.39%) Big Data
5 12 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.98%) Hadoop
5 12 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.56%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.49%) Redis
10 3 (1.24%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.83%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.47%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.81%) JIRA
5 13 (5.39%) NUnit
6 11 (4.56%) Selenium
7 8 (3.32%) Subversion
7 8 (3.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (3.32%) PHPUnit
8 7 (2.90%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.24%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.24%) Hudson
9 3 (1.24%) AppScan
10 2 (0.83%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.41%) Moq
11 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.41%) RSpec
11 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.41%) MSTest
General
1 48 (19.92%) Finance
2 30 (12.45%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.30%) Banking
4 17 (7.05%) Retail
5 11 (4.56%) Publishing
6 6 (2.49%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.66%) Advertising
8 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.24%) Music Industry
8 3 (1.24%) Games
9 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.83%) Marketing
9 2 (0.83%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (31.95%) .NET
2 61 (25.31%) HTML
3 56 (23.24%) CSS
4 40 (16.60%) jQuery
4 40 (16.60%) ASP.NET
5 39 (16.18%) WCF
6 36 (14.94%) Web Services
6 36 (14.94%) HTML5
7 32 (13.28%) XML
8 30 (12.45%) Spring
8 30 (12.45%) CSS3
9 19 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (7.05%) Hibernate
11 17 (7.05%) .NET Framework
12 16 (6.64%) SOAP
13 15 (6.22%) REST
14 14 (5.81%) RESTful
15 13 (5.39%) STL
16 12 (4.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.92%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.88%) Inversion of Control
3 17 (7.05%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.64%) Open Source
5 11 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.15%) Social Media
7 7 (2.90%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.90%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.07%) Kindle
9 4 (1.66%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.24%) Psychology
10 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.24%) NHS
10 3 (1.24%) Streaming Music
11 2 (0.83%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.83%) Physics
11 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.83%) Blog
12 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.90%) Linux
2 21 (8.71%) Windows
3 20 (8.30%) UNIX
4 8 (3.32%) Android
5 3 (1.24%) CentOS
5 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (92.53%) Software Engineering
2 61 (25.31%) TDD
3 53 (21.99%) MVC
4 48 (19.92%) OO
4 48 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (15.77%) Multithreading
7 29 (12.03%) Scrum
8 28 (11.62%) OOP
9 26 (10.79%) Dependency Injection
9 26 (10.79%) Unit Testing
10 22 (9.13%) OOD
11 20 (8.30%) SOA
12 19 (7.88%) BDD
12 19 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.05%) Kanban
14 15 (6.22%) Mobile Application Development
15 14 (5.81%) Risk Management
15 14 (5.81%) Web Application Development
16 13 (5.39%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.42%) Java
2 75 (31.12%) SQL
3 74 (30.71%) C++
4 70 (29.05%) C#
5 63 (26.14%) JavaScript
6 37 (15.35%) C
7 34 (14.11%) Python
8 23 (9.54%) Scala
8 23 (9.54%) Ruby
9 19 (7.88%) PHP
10 18 (7.47%) T-SQL
11 11 (4.56%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.90%) Perl
13 4 (1.66%) VC++
13 4 (1.66%) Delphi
13 4 (1.66%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.66%) Erlang
14 3 (1.24%) Clojure
15 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 64 (26.56%) Degree
2 6 (2.49%) CISSP
2 6 (2.49%) PhD
2 6 (2.49%) CSSLP
3 3 (1.24%) MCSD
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.24%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.47%) QA
2 9 (3.73%) TickIT
3 5 (2.07%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Postfix
1 3 (1.24%) Varnish
1 3 (1.24%) VirtualBox
1 3 (1.24%) NFS
2 1 (0.41%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (4.15%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.90%) Ansible
3 3 (1.24%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.41%) logstash
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.73%) Google
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle
4 5 (2.07%) Yahoo!
5 4 (1.66%) IBM
6 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.24%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.83%) Perforce
7 2 (0.83%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) Zend
8 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.41%) Polycom
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.41%) hybris
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe
8 1 (0.41%) Siemens
8 1 (0.41%) Sophos
8 1 (0.41%) Apple
8 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.41%) Endeca
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Amazing benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Shares, Large Bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
FactSet
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
FactSet
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
FactSet
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 27 days ago