The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 186 190 149
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 140 135 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.19% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.29% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 127 124 178
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £81,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
9750 10469 10312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.27% 92.66% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8310 8802 9165
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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.

1 206 (82.07%) Software Engineering
2 129 (51.39%) Java
3 123 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (33.86%) C#
5 67 (26.69%) MVC
6 65 (25.90%) Finance
7 62 (24.70%) Scrum
8 60 (23.90%) .NET
9 55 (21.91%) JavaScript
10 54 (21.51%) TDD
11 53 (21.12%) SQL
12 44 (17.53%) HTML
12 44 (17.53%) OO
13 42 (16.73%) CSS
13 42 (16.73%) Spring
14 39 (15.54%) J2EE
14 39 (15.54%) Python
15 37 (14.74%) Linux
15 37 (14.74%) C++
15 37 (14.74%) Git (software)
16 36 (14.34%) OOP
16 36 (14.34%) Degree
17 33 (13.15%) E-Commerce
18 32 (12.75%) Microsoft
18 32 (12.75%) SQL Server
19 31 (12.35%) Relational Database
20 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
20 28 (11.16%) NoSQL
21 26 (10.36%) jQuery
22 25 (9.96%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 18 (7.17%) IIS
2 17 (6.77%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.98%) Node.js
4 14 (5.58%) CMS
5 12 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.39%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (1.99%) Apache
9 4 (1.59%) JBoss
9 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.80%) Jetty
11 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.80%) Confluence
12 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (5.58%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.79%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.37%) Internet
2 8 (3.19%) Wireless
3 5 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.99%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.99%) Broadband
4 4 (1.59%) HTTP
5 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.80%) LDAP
6 2 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.40%) 4G
7 1 (0.40%) MVNO
7 1 (0.40%) 3G
7 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 28 (11.16%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.17%) Big Data
5 16 (6.37%) Redis
6 15 (5.98%) MySQL
6 15 (5.98%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.58%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.59%) DB2
13 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 37 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.77%) Maven
2 17 (6.77%) Selenium
3 15 (5.98%) JIRA
4 12 (4.78%) Subversion
5 10 (3.98%) NUnit
6 8 (3.19%) Ant
6 8 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.79%) Grunt
7 7 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.99%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.99%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.59%) xUnit.net
10 4 (1.59%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.59%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.20%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.20%) InstallShield
General
1 65 (25.90%) Finance
2 15 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.58%) Banking
4 12 (4.78%) Retail
4 12 (4.78%) Marketing
4 12 (4.78%) Games
5 8 (3.19%) Publishing
6 4 (1.59%) Advertising
6 4 (1.59%) Front Office
6 4 (1.59%) Electronics
7 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.90%) .NET
2 44 (17.53%) HTML
3 42 (16.73%) CSS
3 42 (16.73%) Spring
4 39 (15.54%) J2EE
5 26 (10.36%) jQuery
6 24 (9.56%) ASP.NET
7 23 (9.16%) XML
7 23 (9.16%) HTML5
8 22 (8.76%) Web Services
9 19 (7.57%) Middleware
10 17 (6.77%) WCF
11 15 (5.98%) Ajax
12 14 (5.58%) Hibernate
13 13 (5.18%) RESTful
13 13 (5.18%) JSON
13 13 (5.18%) REST
14 11 (4.38%) WPF
15 10 (3.98%) AngularJS
15 10 (3.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.78%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.38%) Open Source
5 8 (3.19%) Social Media
6 7 (2.79%) User Experience
7 6 (2.39%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.39%) Kindle
7 6 (2.39%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.99%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.59%) Physics
9 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.59%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.20%) Online Games
10 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.20%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.20%) Biology
10 3 (1.20%) Equities
10 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.74%) Linux
2 22 (8.76%) Windows
3 18 (7.17%) UNIX
4 12 (4.78%) Android
5 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.20%) CentOS
7 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (82.07%) Software Engineering
2 123 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (26.69%) MVC
4 62 (24.70%) Scrum
5 54 (21.51%) TDD
6 44 (17.53%) OO
7 36 (14.34%) OOP
8 33 (13.15%) E-Commerce
9 25 (9.96%) BDD
10 24 (9.56%) Analytics
11 23 (9.16%) Multithreading
12 19 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (7.57%) CRM
13 18 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (6.77%) Unit Testing
15 16 (6.37%) Waterfall
16 15 (5.98%) SOA
17 14 (5.58%) OOD
18 13 (5.18%) Pair Programming
19 12 (4.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 129 (51.39%) Java
2 85 (33.86%) C#
3 55 (21.91%) JavaScript
4 53 (21.12%) SQL
5 39 (15.54%) Python
6 37 (14.74%) C++
7 23 (9.16%) C
8 21 (8.37%) PHP
9 16 (6.37%) Scala
10 14 (5.58%) Perl
11 13 (5.18%) Ruby
12 9 (3.59%) R
12 9 (3.59%) Embedded C
13 8 (3.19%) VB
13 8 (3.19%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.79%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.39%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.99%) VB6
17 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
18 3 (1.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (14.34%) Degree
2 11 (4.38%) PhD
3 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.98%) QA
2 6 (2.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.79%) Firmware
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.80%) Varnish
3 2 (0.80%) vCloud
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) OPNET
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.76%) Oracle
3 10 (3.98%) Sybase
4 8 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.39%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.39%) Informatica
6 5 (1.99%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.99%) Tableau
7 4 (1.59%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.20%) Zend
8 3 (1.20%) Facebook
8 3 (1.20%) Sony
8 3 (1.20%) VMware
8 3 (1.20%) Macrovision
8 3 (1.20%) Google
9 2 (0.80%) Green Hills
9 2 (0.80%) HP
9 2 (0.80%) Twitter
9 2 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.80%) Atmel
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Dice Holdings
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 80,000 plus benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago