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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 200 231 138
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 103 112 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 0.89% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.96% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 93 98 205
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
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 £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 203 (81.20%) Software Engineering
2 122 (48.80%) Java
3 117 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (30.80%) C#
5 63 (25.20%) JavaScript
6 59 (23.60%) Scrum
6 59 (23.60%) MVC
7 56 (22.40%) Finance
8 52 (20.80%) Degree
9 51 (20.40%) SQL
10 50 (20.00%) .NET
11 49 (19.60%) HTML
12 46 (18.40%) CSS
13 43 (17.20%) Linux
14 42 (16.80%) OO
15 41 (16.40%) C++
16 39 (15.60%) TDD
17 38 (15.20%) Spring
18 37 (14.80%) J2EE
18 37 (14.80%) Git (software)
19 36 (14.40%) E-Commerce
20 33 (13.20%) OOP
20 33 (13.20%) Relational Database
21 32 (12.80%) Python
21 32 (12.80%) Microsoft
22 31 (12.40%) XML
22 31 (12.40%) Computer Science
23 29 (11.60%) Windows
24 28 (11.20%) SQL Server
24 28 (11.20%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (6.80%) IIS
2 16 (6.40%) Node.js
3 15 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.00%) CMS
5 8 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (2.40%) Apache
7 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.60%) JBoss
9 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.80%) Confluence
10 2 (0.80%) Jetty
10 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.80%) nginx
10 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (2.80%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.80%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.60%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.20%) PaaS
5 2 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.20%) Internet
2 7 (2.80%) HTTP
3 5 (2.00%) Broadband
4 4 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.60%) Wireless
4 4 (1.60%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.80%) LDAP
7 1 (0.40%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.20%) Relational Database
2 28 (11.20%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.80%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.40%) MySQL
5 15 (6.00%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.00%) Redis
7 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.60%) Big Data
9 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.80%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.40%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.80%) HBase
14 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (14.80%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.00%) Selenium
3 19 (7.60%) Maven
4 14 (5.60%) JIRA
5 11 (4.40%) Subversion
5 11 (4.40%) Ant
6 9 (3.60%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.20%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.80%) Grunt
9 6 (2.40%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.40%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.40%) NUnit
10 5 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.00%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.60%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.60%) JUnit
11 4 (1.60%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 56 (22.40%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Banking
3 16 (6.40%) Games
4 13 (5.20%) Retail
5 12 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.00%) Marketing
7 7 (2.80%) Publishing
8 4 (1.60%) Electronics
9 3 (1.20%) Advertising
9 3 (1.20%) Legal
10 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.00%) .NET
2 49 (19.60%) HTML
3 46 (18.40%) CSS
4 38 (15.20%) Spring
5 37 (14.80%) J2EE
6 31 (12.40%) XML
7 28 (11.20%) jQuery
8 22 (8.80%) HTML5
9 21 (8.40%) ASP.NET
10 18 (7.20%) Middleware
11 17 (6.80%) Web Services
11 17 (6.80%) Ajax
12 15 (6.00%) JSON
13 14 (5.60%) REST
13 14 (5.60%) WPF
14 11 (4.40%) RESTful
15 10 (4.00%) Akka
15 10 (4.00%) AngularJS
16 8 (3.20%) CSS3
16 8 (3.20%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.40%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.00%) Open Source
4 14 (5.60%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.40%) User Experience
6 7 (2.80%) Social Media
7 6 (2.40%) Kindle
7 6 (2.40%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.00%) Physics
8 5 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.60%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.20%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.20%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.20%) Biology
10 3 (1.20%) Online Games
10 3 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.80%) Xbox
11 2 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.20%) Linux
2 29 (11.60%) Windows
3 18 (7.20%) UNIX
4 14 (5.60%) Android
5 9 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.20%) CentOS
7 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (81.20%) Software Engineering
2 117 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (23.60%) Scrum
3 59 (23.60%) MVC
4 42 (16.80%) OO
5 39 (15.60%) TDD
6 36 (14.40%) E-Commerce
7 33 (13.20%) OOP
8 24 (9.60%) BDD
9 23 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (8.80%) Analytics
11 17 (6.80%) Multithreading
11 17 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.00%) OOD
13 14 (5.60%) Waterfall
14 13 (5.20%) Web Development
14 13 (5.20%) CRM
15 12 (4.80%) ERP
15 12 (4.80%) Logistics
16 11 (4.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 122 (48.80%) Java
2 77 (30.80%) C#
3 63 (25.20%) JavaScript
4 51 (20.40%) SQL
5 41 (16.40%) C++
6 32 (12.80%) Python
7 23 (9.20%) C
8 20 (8.00%) PHP
9 19 (7.60%) Scala
10 11 (4.40%) Ruby
11 10 (4.00%) Perl
12 9 (3.60%) R
13 8 (3.20%) MATLAB
13 8 (3.20%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.80%) VB
14 7 (2.80%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.00%) VB6
15 5 (2.00%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.60%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 52 (20.80%) Degree
2 12 (4.80%) PhD
3 4 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.60%) ISTQB
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 21 (8.40%) QA
2 6 (2.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.00%) Firmware
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.20%) Varnish
3 2 (0.80%) vCloud
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) OPNET
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 32 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.80%) Oracle
3 7 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.00%) Google
4 5 (2.00%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.60%) Sybase
6 3 (1.20%) VMware
6 3 (1.20%) Macrovision
6 3 (1.20%) Zend
7 2 (0.80%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.80%) Facebook
7 2 (0.80%) Twitter
7 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.80%) Atmel
7 2 (0.80%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.40%) Perforce
8 1 (0.40%) Intershop
8 1 (0.40%) Informatica
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) Reuters
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