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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 185 156 186
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 122 168 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 1.60% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.72% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 100 155 125
Average salary £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
9457 9777 10266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.42% 92.92% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8353 9246
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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.

1 193 (82.83%) Software Engineering
2 132 (56.65%) Java
3 107 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (32.19%) C#
5 61 (26.18%) TDD
6 60 (25.75%) Scrum
6 60 (25.75%) .NET
7 58 (24.89%) MVC
8 52 (22.32%) SQL
9 49 (21.03%) JavaScript
10 46 (19.74%) Spring
11 45 (19.31%) Finance
11 45 (19.31%) HTML
12 43 (18.45%) Python
13 41 (17.60%) OOP
13 41 (17.60%) C++
14 39 (16.74%) OO
15 38 (16.31%) Degree
16 36 (15.45%) Computer Science
16 36 (15.45%) Linux
16 36 (15.45%) SQL Server
16 36 (15.45%) CSS
17 32 (13.73%) Web Services
18 31 (13.30%) J2EE
19 30 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (12.45%) XML
21 28 (12.02%) E-Commerce
22 27 (11.59%) Microsoft
22 27 (11.59%) Scala
23 26 (11.16%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (6.01%) IIS
2 12 (5.15%) Node.js
3 11 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.86%) CMS
6 4 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.29%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.29%) Apache
7 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.86%) Jetty
8 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.86%) Confluence
8 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.86%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.15%) MS Office
3 4 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (6.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.15%) PaaS
3 9 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.86%) SaaS
5 2 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.58%) Internet
2 5 (2.15%) Wireless
3 3 (1.29%) 3G
3 3 (1.29%) 4G
4 2 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.86%) LDAP
4 2 (0.86%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.86%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) SNMP
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.73%) Big Data
3 23 (9.87%) Relational Database
4 21 (9.01%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.87%) Hadoop
6 14 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (5.58%) MongoDB
8 12 (5.15%) Redis
9 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (4.29%) MySQL
11 9 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.58%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (1.72%) DB2
15 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
16 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.86%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.86%) HBase
Development Applications
1 26 (11.16%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.01%) JIRA
3 15 (6.44%) Maven
4 14 (6.01%) NUnit
5 11 (4.72%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.29%) Subversion
6 10 (4.29%) Ant
6 10 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.86%) Grunt
8 8 (3.43%) Selenium
9 6 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.15%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.72%) xUnit.net
11 4 (1.72%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.72%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.72%) CruiseControl
12 3 (1.29%) JUnit
12 3 (1.29%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (19.31%) Finance
2 13 (5.58%) Marketing
3 10 (4.29%) Retail
4 8 (3.43%) Front Office
4 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.00%) Publishing
5 7 (3.00%) Banking
6 6 (2.58%) Games
7 5 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.72%) Advertising
9 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.86%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.75%) .NET
2 46 (19.74%) Spring
3 45 (19.31%) HTML
4 36 (15.45%) CSS
5 32 (13.73%) Web Services
6 31 (13.30%) J2EE
7 29 (12.45%) XML
8 24 (10.30%) WCF
9 21 (9.01%) REST
9 21 (9.01%) ASP.NET
10 19 (8.15%) HTML5
11 18 (7.73%) Hibernate
12 17 (7.30%) jQuery
13 15 (6.44%) Spring MVC
14 14 (6.01%) XSD
14 14 (6.01%) XSL
15 12 (5.15%) JSON
15 12 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (4.29%) Akka
16 10 (4.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.45%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.01%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.15%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.86%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.43%) Open Source
6 8 (3.43%) Physics
7 6 (2.58%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.58%) Equities
7 6 (2.58%) Social Media
7 6 (2.58%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.15%) User Experience
8 5 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.72%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.72%) Kindle
9 4 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.29%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.29%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.45%) Linux
2 26 (11.16%) Windows
3 17 (7.30%) UNIX
4 9 (3.86%) Android
5 5 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.43%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (82.83%) Software Engineering
2 107 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (26.18%) TDD
4 60 (25.75%) Scrum
5 58 (24.89%) MVC
6 41 (17.60%) OOP
7 39 (16.74%) OO
8 30 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (12.02%) E-Commerce
10 25 (10.73%) Multithreading
10 25 (10.73%) Unit Testing
11 23 (9.87%) BDD
12 22 (9.44%) CRM
13 18 (7.73%) OOD
13 18 (7.73%) Analytics
14 17 (7.30%) SOA
15 16 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (5.58%) Waterfall
17 11 (4.72%) Kanban
17 11 (4.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (56.65%) Java
2 75 (32.19%) C#
3 52 (22.32%) SQL
4 49 (21.03%) JavaScript
5 43 (18.45%) Python
6 41 (17.60%) C++
7 27 (11.59%) Scala
8 22 (9.44%) C
9 12 (5.15%) PHP
10 8 (3.43%) Perl
11 7 (3.00%) Ruby
12 6 (2.58%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.58%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.58%) Embedded C
12 6 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.72%) VB
13 4 (1.72%) R
14 3 (1.29%) Groovy
14 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (16.31%) Degree
2 8 (3.43%) PhD
3 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.29%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.72%) Firmware
2 3 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) Varnish
3 2 (0.86%) vCloud
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.01%) Oracle
3 8 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.00%) Sybase
5 6 (2.58%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.58%) Informatica
6 5 (2.15%) Tableau
7 4 (1.72%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.29%) Facebook
8 3 (1.29%) Sony
8 3 (1.29%) VMware
9 2 (0.86%) Macrovision
9 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.86%) HP
9 2 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.86%) SAP
9 2 (0.86%) Siebel
9 2 (0.86%) IBM
9 2 (0.86%) Ektron
9 2 (0.86%) EPiServer
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