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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 216 165 182
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 117 170 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 1.42% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.52% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 111 158 153
Average salary £57,500 £56,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £86,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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.

1 213 (93.01%) Software Engineering
2 104 (45.41%) Java
3 76 (33.19%) .NET
4 71 (31.00%) C#
5 66 (28.82%) C++
6 65 (28.38%) SQL
7 60 (26.20%) Degree
8 59 (25.76%) JavaScript
8 59 (25.76%) TDD
9 57 (24.89%) HTML
10 54 (23.58%) Linux
11 49 (21.40%) CSS
11 49 (21.40%) MVC
12 47 (20.52%) OO
12 47 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (20.09%) Computer Science
14 41 (17.90%) Web Services
14 41 (17.90%) Scrum
15 39 (17.03%) Finance
15 39 (17.03%) WCF
16 38 (16.59%) ASP.NET
16 38 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (16.16%) XML
18 35 (15.28%) Microsoft
18 35 (15.28%) HTML5
19 34 (14.85%) SQL Server
19 34 (14.85%) Multithreading
20 33 (14.41%) Python
21 32 (13.97%) C
21 32 (13.97%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (6.11%) IIS
2 13 (5.68%) Apache
3 8 (3.49%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.75%) nginx
5 3 (1.31%) Node.js
5 3 (1.31%) Drupal
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.87%) Mule
6 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) uWSGI
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.44%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) Maya
4 1 (0.44%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.44%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.62%) SaaS
2 5 (2.18%) PaaS
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.86%) Wireless
2 10 (4.37%) VLAN
2 10 (4.37%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.37%) Internet
2 10 (4.37%) GSM
2 10 (4.37%) RTP
2 10 (4.37%) SS7
2 10 (4.37%) TCAP
2 10 (4.37%) INAP
3 4 (1.75%) HTTP
4 3 (1.31%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.44%) 4G
5 1 (0.44%) 3G
5 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.44%) SNMP
5 1 (0.44%) PBX
5 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (6.55%) MySQL
3 15 (6.55%) Hadoop
4 14 (6.11%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.68%) Big Data
5 13 (5.68%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.80%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.62%) Redis
10 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.44%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.86%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.99%) JIRA
4 15 (6.55%) NUnit
5 11 (4.80%) Selenium
5 11 (4.80%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.93%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (3.06%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.62%) Subversion
10 4 (1.75%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.31%) AppScan
11 3 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.31%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.31%) Hudson
11 3 (1.31%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.87%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.87%) Grunt
12 2 (0.87%) Toad
12 2 (0.87%) ClearQuest
General
1 39 (17.03%) Finance
2 28 (12.23%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.11%) Retail
4 11 (4.80%) Publishing
5 10 (4.37%) Banking
6 6 (2.62%) Front Office
7 5 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.31%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (33.19%) .NET
2 57 (24.89%) HTML
3 49 (21.40%) CSS
4 41 (17.90%) Web Services
5 39 (17.03%) WCF
6 38 (16.59%) ASP.NET
7 37 (16.16%) XML
8 35 (15.28%) HTML5
9 32 (13.97%) jQuery
10 30 (13.10%) Spring
11 28 (12.23%) CSS3
12 23 (10.04%) REST
13 19 (8.30%) SOAP
14 17 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (6.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 16 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (6.55%) Hibernate
17 14 (6.11%) XSD
17 14 (6.11%) RESTful
18 13 (5.68%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.09%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.30%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.99%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (5.68%) Open Source
5 12 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.93%) Social Media
7 7 (3.06%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.18%) Kindle
9 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.31%) NHS
10 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.31%) Streaming Music
10 3 (1.31%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.31%) Physics
11 2 (0.87%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.87%) Equities
11 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.87%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.87%) Firmware
11 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.58%) Linux
2 23 (10.04%) Windows
3 22 (9.61%) UNIX
4 10 (4.37%) Android
5 6 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.31%) CentOS
7 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (93.01%) Software Engineering
2 59 (25.76%) TDD
3 49 (21.40%) MVC
4 47 (20.52%) OO
4 47 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (17.90%) Scrum
6 38 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (14.85%) Multithreading
8 31 (13.54%) Unit Testing
9 28 (12.23%) OOP
10 21 (9.17%) OOD
10 21 (9.17%) SOA
10 21 (9.17%) Dependency Injection
11 18 (7.86%) Kanban
12 17 (7.42%) Low Latency
13 16 (6.99%) BDD
13 16 (6.99%) Configuration Management
13 16 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (6.55%) Mobile Application Development
15 13 (5.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.41%) Java
2 71 (31.00%) C#
3 66 (28.82%) C++
4 65 (28.38%) SQL
5 59 (25.76%) JavaScript
6 33 (14.41%) Python
7 32 (13.97%) C
8 27 (11.79%) Scala
9 17 (7.42%) T-SQL
10 16 (6.99%) Ruby
11 15 (6.55%) PHP
12 14 (6.11%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.62%) Perl
14 5 (2.18%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.75%) VBA
15 4 (1.75%) VC++
15 4 (1.75%) Erlang
16 3 (1.31%) Clojure
16 3 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (26.20%) Degree
2 8 (3.49%) PhD
3 3 (1.31%) MCSD
3 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.87%) CSSLP
4 2 (0.87%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.87%) CISSP
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.99%) QA
2 9 (3.93%) TickIT
3 5 (2.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.31%) NFS
1 3 (1.31%) Postfix
1 3 (1.31%) Varnish
1 3 (1.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.31%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.93%) Oracle
2 9 (3.93%) Google
3 6 (2.62%) IBM
4 5 (2.18%) Yahoo!
5 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.31%) Perforce
5 3 (1.31%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.87%) SAP
6 2 (0.87%) JBoss
6 2 (0.87%) Siebel
7 1 (0.44%) Apple
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.44%) Siemens
7 1 (0.44%) FatWire
7 1 (0.44%) Macrovision
7 1 (0.44%) Mitel
7 1 (0.44%) Telerik
7 1 (0.44%) Endeca
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - pens, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Highly Competive Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
EXPEDIA
Salary: Competitive Base + Travel Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
EXPEDIA
Salary: Competitive Base + Travel Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + benefitd
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Amazing benefit package
Posted: 24 days ago