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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 142 232 231
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 112 74 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 0.76% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.80% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 103 65 102
Median salary £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £95,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5865 9226 11399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.94% 95.20% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5354 7936 9543
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 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 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 August 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 151 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (61.00%) Java
4 85 (35.27%) Finance
5 78 (32.37%) TDD
6 77 (31.95%) Python
7 76 (31.54%) JavaScript
8 72 (29.88%) C#
9 61 (25.31%) SQL
9 61 (25.31%) Big Data
10 55 (22.82%) OO
11 54 (22.41%) Node.js
12 52 (21.58%) .NET
13 48 (19.92%) C++
13 48 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (17.01%) HTML
14 41 (17.01%) BDD
15 40 (16.60%) Scrum
16 39 (16.18%) Linux
16 39 (16.18%) Degree
16 39 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (14.94%) Web Services
18 34 (14.11%) CSS
19 32 (13.28%) Scala
19 32 (13.28%) Spring
20 31 (12.86%) Ruby
20 31 (12.86%) J2EE
21 30 (12.45%) Computer Science
21 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
22 29 (12.03%) NoSQL

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 24 (9.96%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.32%) Confluence
3 7 (2.90%) nginx
4 6 (2.49%) Apache
4 6 (2.49%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.66%) IIS
6 3 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.83%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.83%) IPython
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (2.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.05%) GitHub
3 13 (5.39%) PaaS
4 10 (4.15%) IaaS
5 4 (1.66%) Heroku
6 3 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.49%) HTTP
2 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.83%) AMQP
3 2 (0.83%) Broadband
3 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.31%) Big Data
2 29 (12.03%) NoSQL
3 26 (10.79%) Hadoop
3 26 (10.79%) MongoDB
4 20 (8.30%) SQL Server
5 13 (5.39%) MySQL
6 11 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.73%) GIS
8 8 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.07%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.07%) DB2
10 5 (2.07%) Redis
11 4 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.83%) QGIS
13 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.05%) JIRA
3 15 (6.22%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.81%) Maven
5 10 (4.15%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (3.32%) JUnit
7 5 (2.07%) Ant
8 4 (1.66%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.66%) jMock
8 4 (1.66%) Mockito
8 4 (1.66%) NUnit
8 4 (1.66%) Selenium
9 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.83%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.83%) JSUnit
10 2 (0.83%) Mocha
10 2 (0.83%) SilkTest
10 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (35.27%) Finance
2 15 (6.22%) Retail
3 12 (4.98%) Banking
3 12 (4.98%) Games
4 9 (3.73%) Law
5 7 (2.90%) Advertising
5 7 (2.90%) Marketing
6 4 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.24%) Back Office
7 3 (1.24%) Front Office
7 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.41%) Node.js
2 52 (21.58%) .NET
3 41 (17.01%) HTML
4 36 (14.94%) Web Services
5 34 (14.11%) CSS
6 32 (13.28%) Spring
7 31 (12.86%) J2EE
8 27 (11.20%) REST
8 27 (11.20%) RESTful
9 22 (9.13%) AngularJS
10 18 (7.47%) ASP.NET
11 16 (6.64%) React
12 14 (5.81%) HTML5
13 13 (5.39%) Django
13 13 (5.39%) SOAP
14 12 (4.98%) NHibernate
15 10 (4.15%) Hibernate
15 10 (4.15%) Serverless Framework
15 10 (4.15%) Spring Boot
16 9 (3.73%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.45%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.20%) Fintech
3 20 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.05%) Data Structures
4 17 (7.05%) Public Cloud
5 16 (6.64%) Linked Data
6 12 (4.98%) Taxonomies
7 11 (4.56%) Derivative
8 9 (3.73%) Mathematics
8 9 (3.73%) Physics
9 8 (3.32%) User Experience
10 7 (2.90%) Blockchain
10 7 (2.90%) Cryptocurrency
11 6 (2.49%) Mobile App
12 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.07%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (1.66%) Cryptography
14 3 (1.24%) Fixed Income
14 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.18%) Linux
2 23 (9.54%) Windows
3 17 (7.05%) Unix
4 7 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.24%) Android
6 2 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 151 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (32.37%) TDD
4 55 (22.82%) OO
5 48 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (17.01%) BDD
7 40 (16.60%) Scrum
8 28 (11.62%) Open Source
9 27 (11.20%) SDLC
10 25 (10.37%) MVC
11 23 (9.54%) Analytics
11 23 (9.54%) Microservices
12 19 (7.88%) DevOps
12 19 (7.88%) Extreme Programming
13 18 (7.47%) Functional Programming
13 18 (7.47%) Unit Testing
14 17 (7.05%) High Availability
15 16 (6.64%) SOA
16 15 (6.22%) Pair Programming
17 14 (5.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 147 (61.00%) Java
2 77 (31.95%) Python
3 76 (31.54%) JavaScript
4 72 (29.88%) C#
5 61 (25.31%) SQL
6 48 (19.92%) C++
7 32 (13.28%) Scala
8 31 (12.86%) Ruby
9 21 (8.71%) Clojure
10 20 (8.30%) Erlang
10 20 (8.30%) Haskell
11 18 (7.47%) PL/SQL
12 17 (7.05%) VB.NET
13 13 (5.39%) Go
14 10 (4.15%) Elixir
15 8 (3.32%) C
15 8 (3.32%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.90%) OCaml
17 6 (2.49%) PHP
18 5 (2.07%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (16.18%) Degree
2 6 (2.49%) PhD
3 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.05%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SDET
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.47%) Docker
2 3 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.32%) Puppet
2 7 (2.90%) Graphite
3 3 (1.24%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.83%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) Mesos
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (9.54%) Oracle
2 16 (6.64%) Atlassian
3 14 (5.81%) Google
4 6 (2.49%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.07%) PayPal
5 5 (2.07%) Sybase
6 4 (1.66%) Tableau
7 3 (1.24%) IBM
8 2 (0.83%) Apple
8 2 (0.83%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.83%) Informatica
8 2 (0.83%) Perforce
8 2 (0.83%) Rally
8 2 (0.83%) Splunk
9 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.41%) SAP
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £65,000 + a very favourable and generous package!
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £65,000 + a very favourable and generous package!
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: 30 day vac health program, retirement savings
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago