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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 164 161 193
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 62 101 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 1.47% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.54% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 58 94 117
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £85,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
4844 6564 9926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.40% 95.85% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4437 5852 8528
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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.

1 143 (99.31%) Software Engineering
2 67 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (45.14%) Java
4 38 (26.39%) JavaScript
5 37 (25.69%) Linux
6 35 (24.31%) Finance
7 34 (23.61%) Python
8 33 (22.92%) C++
8 33 (22.92%) SQL
8 33 (22.92%) TDD
9 30 (20.83%) Computer Science
10 29 (20.14%) Degree
11 27 (18.75%) C#
12 24 (16.67%) PHP
12 24 (16.67%) OO
13 23 (15.97%) QA
14 22 (15.28%) Git (software)
15 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (14.58%) AngularJS
16 20 (13.89%) Big Data
16 20 (13.89%) HTML
17 19 (13.19%) CSS
18 18 (12.50%) Android
18 18 (12.50%) NoSQL
19 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (11.81%) Algorithms
20 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
20 16 (11.11%) BDD
20 16 (11.11%) HTML5
20 16 (11.11%) OOP

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 11 (7.64%) Apache Spark
1 11 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.78%) Google Play
4 3 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.08%) GitHub
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.69%) Heroku
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.39%) SSH
3 1 (0.69%) AMQP
3 1 (0.69%) Extranet
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.89%) Big Data
2 18 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.03%) Hadoop
4 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.64%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.94%) MySQL
7 8 (5.56%) Redis
7 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.78%) Text Mining
8 4 (2.78%) Triplestore
9 3 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.39%) GIS
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.69%) OLTP
11 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.69%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 22 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.33%) Selenium
4 6 (4.17%) Fiddler
4 6 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 6 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.47%) Gradle
5 5 (3.47%) Maven
5 5 (3.47%) Protractor
5 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.78%) Android Studio
6 4 (2.78%) Genymotion
6 4 (2.78%) Gerrit
6 4 (2.78%) Grunt
6 4 (2.78%) Xcode
7 3 (2.08%) Appium
7 3 (2.08%) Calabash
7 3 (2.08%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.39%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 35 (24.31%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Front Office
4 4 (2.78%) Law
5 3 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) AngularJS
2 20 (13.89%) HTML
3 19 (13.19%) CSS
4 16 (11.11%) HTML5
5 15 (10.42%) .NET
5 15 (10.42%) Web Services
6 13 (9.03%) RESTful
7 10 (6.94%) SOAP
8 9 (6.25%) Spring
8 9 (6.25%) XML
9 8 (5.56%) jQuery
9 8 (5.56%) JSON
9 8 (5.56%) REST
10 7 (4.86%) CSS3
10 7 (4.86%) Qt
11 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.17%) React
11 6 (4.17%) Symfony
12 4 (2.78%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.81%) Algorithms
3 13 (9.03%) Fintech
4 10 (6.94%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.47%) Equities
6 5 (3.47%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.47%) User Experience
7 4 (2.78%) iPad
7 4 (2.78%) iPhone
7 4 (2.78%) Linked Data
7 4 (2.78%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.78%) Semantic Web
8 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.08%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.08%) Social Network
9 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.69%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) Android
3 12 (8.33%) Windows
4 11 (7.64%) Unix
5 10 (6.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (99.31%) Software Engineering
2 67 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.92%) TDD
4 24 (16.67%) OO
5 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.11%) BDD
6 16 (11.11%) OOP
7 14 (9.72%) Microservices
8 13 (9.03%) Android Development
8 13 (9.03%) Low Latency
9 12 (8.33%) Scrum
10 11 (7.64%) DevOps
10 11 (7.64%) Multithreading
10 11 (7.64%) Open Source
11 10 (6.94%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.94%) OOD
12 9 (6.25%) MVC
12 9 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.56%) Analytics
13 8 (5.56%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.14%) Java
2 38 (26.39%) JavaScript
3 34 (23.61%) Python
4 33 (22.92%) C++
4 33 (22.92%) SQL
5 27 (18.75%) C#
6 24 (16.67%) PHP
7 13 (9.03%) C
8 12 (8.33%) Scala
9 8 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 8 (5.56%) PHP 5
10 7 (4.86%) Go
10 7 (4.86%) Ruby
11 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.78%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.78%) SPARQL
13 3 (2.08%) Erlang
14 2 (1.39%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) PhD
3 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCSD
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.97%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Docker
2 5 (3.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.78%) Firmware
3 4 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.78%) Puppet
3 3 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (6.25%) Google
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle
1 9 (6.25%) Zend
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.78%) Apple
3 4 (2.78%) IBM
4 3 (2.08%) Vertica
4 3 (2.08%) Wallstreet Suite
5 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.39%) Cisco
5 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) StreamBase
6 1 (0.69%) Tableau
6 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £85,000 per annum (Graduates welcome to apply as well
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 65,000
Posted: 22 minutes ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35,000 - £50,000 - may be some flexibility for superstars!
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus (10%) + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 23 days ago