The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 204 137 186
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 131 216 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.84% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.97% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 119 195 152
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £38,875
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11696 10979 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.35% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9858 9611 11780
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 287 (92.88%) Software Engineering
2 111 (35.92%) SQL
3 109 (35.28%) C++
4 105 (33.98%) Degree
5 103 (33.33%) Java
6 96 (31.07%) C#
7 92 (29.77%) .NET
8 82 (26.54%) Computer Science
9 69 (22.33%) JavaScript
10 68 (22.01%) HTML
10 68 (22.01%) TDD
11 63 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (20.39%) Linux
12 62 (20.06%) Python
13 61 (19.74%) Finance
14 59 (19.09%) CSS
15 55 (17.80%) MVC
16 53 (17.15%) Multithreading
17 50 (16.18%) Web Services
18 49 (15.86%) WCF
19 47 (15.21%) OO
19 47 (15.21%) Microsoft
20 46 (14.89%) ASP.NET
21 43 (13.92%) Windows
21 43 (13.92%) jQuery
22 41 (13.27%) HTML5
23 40 (12.94%) C
24 36 (11.65%) Banking
25 34 (11.00%) SQL Server
25 34 (11.00%) Dependency Injection

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (5.83%) Apache
2 10 (3.24%) nginx
2 10 (3.24%) IIS
3 7 (2.27%) CMS
3 7 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (2.27%) uWSGI
4 5 (1.62%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.97%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.97%) Drupal
6 3 (0.97%) Node.js
6 3 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.65%) Kentico
7 2 (0.65%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.32%) Mule
8 1 (0.32%) Escenic
Applications
1 19 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Simulink
3 1 (0.32%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.65%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.53%) Internet
2 9 (2.91%) Wireless
3 5 (1.62%) Broadband
3 5 (1.62%) HTTP
4 4 (1.29%) RTP
5 3 (0.97%) VoIP
5 3 (0.97%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (0.97%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.32%) GSM
7 1 (0.32%) PBX
7 1 (0.32%) SS7
7 1 (0.32%) TCAP
7 1 (0.32%) INAP
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.32%) VLAN
7 1 (0.32%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.74%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.12%) MySQL
4 17 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.18%) Big Data
6 15 (4.85%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.21%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.94%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.94%) Redis
12 6 (1.94%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.97%) Mahout
16 2 (0.65%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.65%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 28 (9.06%) Visual Studio
2 26 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.12%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.85%) Subversion
5 12 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.88%) NUnit
6 11 (3.56%) Selenium
7 8 (2.59%) JIRA
7 8 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.94%) Hudson
9 5 (1.62%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.62%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.97%) Ant
11 3 (0.97%) Maven
11 3 (0.97%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.65%) Gradle
12 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
13 1 (0.32%) CodeWarrior
General
1 61 (19.74%) Finance
2 36 (11.65%) Banking
3 24 (7.77%) Retail
4 18 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.18%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.88%) Games
7 7 (2.27%) Publishing
8 6 (1.94%) Marketing
8 6 (1.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Front Office
9 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (29.77%) .NET
2 68 (22.01%) HTML
3 59 (19.09%) CSS
4 50 (16.18%) Web Services
5 49 (15.86%) WCF
6 46 (14.89%) ASP.NET
7 43 (13.92%) jQuery
8 41 (13.27%) HTML5
9 30 (9.71%) XML
10 29 (9.39%) .NET Framework
10 29 (9.39%) CSS3
10 29 (9.39%) Spring
11 27 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (5.83%) Hibernate
12 18 (5.83%) Ajax
13 13 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (3.88%) Guice
14 12 (3.88%) RESTful
14 12 (3.88%) J2EE
15 11 (3.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 82 (26.54%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.36%) Mathematics
3 23 (7.44%) Inversion of Control
4 22 (7.12%) Open Source
5 17 (5.50%) Physics
6 11 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.24%) Social Media
7 10 (3.24%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.27%) Grid Computing
8 7 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.94%) Linked Data
9 6 (1.94%) Semantic Web
9 6 (1.94%) Psychology
10 4 (1.29%) Derivative
10 4 (1.29%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.29%) W3C
11 3 (0.97%) Social Gaming
12 2 (0.65%) Xbox
12 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.39%) Linux
2 43 (13.92%) Windows
3 13 (4.21%) UNIX
4 10 (3.24%) Android
4 10 (3.24%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.97%) Solaris
6 3 (0.97%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (92.88%) Software Engineering
2 68 (22.01%) TDD
3 63 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (17.80%) MVC
5 53 (17.15%) Multithreading
6 47 (15.21%) OO
7 34 (11.00%) Dependency Injection
8 31 (10.03%) Scrum
9 27 (8.74%) OOP
9 27 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (8.41%) Unit Testing
11 24 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (6.80%) SOA
13 19 (6.15%) BDD
13 19 (6.15%) OOD
14 13 (4.21%) Time Management
15 12 (3.88%) Analytics
15 12 (3.88%) Web Application Development
16 11 (3.56%) Automated Testing
17 10 (3.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.92%) SQL
2 109 (35.28%) C++
3 103 (33.33%) Java
4 96 (31.07%) C#
5 69 (22.33%) JavaScript
6 62 (20.06%) Python
7 40 (12.94%) C
8 30 (9.71%) Scala
9 28 (9.06%) Ruby
10 26 (8.41%) T-SQL
11 22 (7.12%) PHP
12 11 (3.56%) Delphi
13 10 (3.24%) Perl
14 7 (2.27%) VC++
15 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.62%) Clojure
16 4 (1.29%) SPARQL
16 4 (1.29%) XQuery
17 3 (0.97%) VB
17 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (33.98%) Degree
2 9 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.27%) CISSP
3 7 (2.27%) CSSLP
4 6 (1.94%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.94%) PhD
5 5 (1.62%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.09%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) TickIT
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.62%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (0.97%) NFS
2 3 (0.97%) Postfix
2 3 (0.97%) OpenSIPS
2 3 (0.97%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.97%) Kamailio
2 3 (0.97%) Varnish
3 1 (0.32%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 10 (3.24%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.27%) Ansible
3 5 (1.62%) Puppet
4 3 (0.97%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 47 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.24%) Oracle
2 10 (3.24%) Borland
3 6 (1.94%) Google
3 6 (1.94%) Intel
4 4 (1.29%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.29%) EPiServer
4 4 (1.29%) Sony
4 4 (1.29%) Yahoo!
4 4 (1.29%) Informatica
5 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.65%) StreamBase
6 2 (0.65%) Ektron
6 2 (0.65%) Metastorm
6 2 (0.65%) Perforce
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe
6 2 (0.65%) Siebel
6 2 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Cash Car + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum exc
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
News UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Premier Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Premier Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 30+ days ago