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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 199 133 173
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 130 223 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 1.89% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.03% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 118 201 148
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £35,000 £38,375
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £80,000
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
11495 10987 12807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.34% 93.36% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9673 9598 11610
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 April 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 April 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.

1 278 (92.67%) Software Engineering
2 110 (36.67%) SQL
3 105 (35.00%) C++
4 104 (34.67%) Degree
5 100 (33.33%) Java
6 94 (31.33%) C#
7 91 (30.33%) .NET
8 79 (26.33%) Computer Science
9 68 (22.67%) TDD
9 68 (22.67%) JavaScript
9 68 (22.67%) HTML
10 62 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (20.33%) Finance
11 61 (20.33%) Linux
12 60 (20.00%) CSS
13 58 (19.33%) Python
14 54 (18.00%) MVC
15 51 (17.00%) Multithreading
16 50 (16.67%) Web Services
17 49 (16.33%) WCF
18 48 (16.00%) Microsoft
19 46 (15.33%) ASP.NET
20 45 (15.00%) OO
21 42 (14.00%) jQuery
22 41 (13.67%) HTML5
23 40 (13.33%) C
24 38 (12.67%) Windows
25 35 (11.67%) Banking
26 34 (11.33%) SQL Server
26 34 (11.33%) Dependency Injection

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (6.00%) Apache
2 10 (3.33%) nginx
2 10 (3.33%) IIS
3 7 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (2.33%) uWSGI
4 6 (2.00%) CMS
5 5 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.00%) Drupal
6 3 (1.00%) Node.js
7 2 (0.67%) Kentico
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.33%) Escenic
Applications
1 20 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Maya
3 1 (0.33%) Simulink
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.33%) Internet
2 10 (3.33%) Wireless
3 5 (1.67%) Broadband
3 5 (1.67%) HTTP
4 4 (1.33%) RTP
5 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.00%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.67%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (0.67%) VLAN
6 2 (0.67%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.67%) SS7
6 2 (0.67%) TCAP
6 2 (0.67%) INAP
6 2 (0.67%) VoIP
6 2 (0.67%) GSM
7 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.33%) PBX
7 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.33%) MySQL
4 17 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.33%) Big Data
6 15 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.33%) MongoDB
8 12 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.00%) Redis
12 6 (2.00%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.67%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.00%) Mahout
15 2 (0.67%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 26 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.00%) Subversion
5 12 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.00%) NUnit
6 11 (3.67%) Selenium
7 8 (2.67%) JIRA
7 8 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (2.00%) Hudson
9 5 (1.67%) PHPUnit
9 5 (1.67%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.00%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.00%) Maven
11 3 (1.00%) Ant
12 2 (0.67%) Gradle
12 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.33%) Xcode
13 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 61 (20.33%) Finance
2 35 (11.67%) Banking
3 24 (8.00%) Retail
4 17 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.33%) Games
6 7 (2.33%) Publishing
7 5 (1.67%) Advertising
8 4 (1.33%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.67%) Front Office
9 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (30.33%) .NET
2 68 (22.67%) HTML
3 60 (20.00%) CSS
4 50 (16.67%) Web Services
5 49 (16.33%) WCF
6 46 (15.33%) ASP.NET
7 42 (14.00%) jQuery
8 41 (13.67%) HTML5
9 31 (10.33%) XML
10 30 (10.00%) CSS3
11 29 (9.67%) .NET Framework
12 28 (9.33%) Spring
13 27 (9.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (5.67%) Hibernate
14 17 (5.67%) Ajax
15 13 (4.33%) RESTful
15 13 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (4.00%) STL
16 12 (4.00%) J2EE
17 11 (3.67%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 79 (26.33%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 23 (7.67%) Inversion of Control
4 19 (6.33%) Open Source
5 17 (5.67%) Physics
6 11 (3.67%) Social Media
6 11 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.33%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.33%) Grid Computing
8 7 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.00%) Linked Data
9 6 (2.00%) Semantic Web
10 5 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.67%) Psychology
11 4 (1.33%) Derivative
11 4 (1.33%) W3C
11 4 (1.33%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.00%) Social Gaming
13 2 (0.67%) Xbox
13 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.33%) Linux
2 38 (12.67%) Windows
3 13 (4.33%) UNIX
4 10 (3.33%) Android
5 7 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.00%) Solaris
7 3 (1.00%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (92.67%) Software Engineering
2 68 (22.67%) TDD
3 62 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (18.00%) MVC
5 51 (17.00%) Multithreading
6 45 (15.00%) OO
7 34 (11.33%) Dependency Injection
8 30 (10.00%) Scrum
9 28 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (9.33%) OOP
10 26 (8.67%) Unit Testing
11 24 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.00%) SOA
13 20 (6.67%) BDD
14 19 (6.33%) OOD
15 12 (4.00%) Web Application Development
16 11 (3.67%) Automated Testing
16 11 (3.67%) Analytics
17 10 (3.33%) Time Management
17 10 (3.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.67%) SQL
2 105 (35.00%) C++
3 100 (33.33%) Java
4 94 (31.33%) C#
5 68 (22.67%) JavaScript
6 58 (19.33%) Python
7 40 (13.33%) C
8 28 (9.33%) Scala
9 27 (9.00%) Ruby
10 26 (8.67%) T-SQL
11 22 (7.33%) PHP
12 11 (3.67%) Delphi
13 10 (3.33%) Perl
14 7 (2.33%) VC++
15 6 (2.00%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.67%) Clojure
17 4 (1.33%) SPARQL
17 4 (1.33%) XQuery
18 3 (1.00%) Objective-C
18 3 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (34.67%) Degree
2 8 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.33%) CISSP
3 7 (2.33%) CSSLP
4 6 (2.00%) PhD
5 5 (1.67%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.67%) QA
2 5 (1.67%) TickIT
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (1.00%) NFS
2 3 (1.00%) Postfix
2 3 (1.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.00%) Varnish
3 2 (0.67%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (0.67%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 10 (3.33%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.33%) Ansible
3 5 (1.67%) Puppet
4 3 (1.00%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.33%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 48 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.33%) Oracle
2 10 (3.33%) Borland
3 6 (2.00%) Intel
3 6 (2.00%) Google
4 4 (1.33%) Informatica
4 4 (1.33%) Yahoo!
5 3 (1.00%) Sony
5 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.00%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.67%) StreamBase
6 2 (0.67%) Siebel
6 2 (0.67%) SAP
6 2 (0.67%) Metastorm
6 2 (0.67%) Perforce
7 1 (0.33%) QNX
7 1 (0.33%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.33%) Mitel
City, London
BenjaminJames Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus(up to 10%), pension, life ass
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: £65000 - £140000 per annum + Uncapped Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £5k Cash Car + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pivotal Software
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent package with pre IPO stock
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum exc
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
News UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 30+ days ago