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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 204 171 176
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 113 176 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.52% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.63% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 92 164 143
Average salary £52,500 £56,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
10077 10771 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 92.94% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8819 9263 9820
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 194 (87.00%) Software Engineering
2 126 (56.50%) Java
3 94 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (35.43%) C#
5 66 (29.60%) TDD
6 65 (29.15%) .NET
7 54 (24.22%) Scrum
8 52 (23.32%) SQL
9 51 (22.87%) MVC
10 46 (20.63%) C++
11 42 (18.83%) JavaScript
11 42 (18.83%) Python
12 41 (18.39%) HTML
12 41 (18.39%) SQL Server
12 41 (18.39%) OO
12 41 (18.39%) Spring
13 40 (17.94%) Finance
13 40 (17.94%) Degree
14 39 (17.49%) OOP
15 37 (16.59%) Computer Science
16 36 (16.14%) Linux
17 34 (15.25%) Web Services
18 32 (14.35%) CSS
18 32 (14.35%) XML
19 31 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (12.56%) C
20 28 (12.56%) WCF
21 27 (12.11%) Unit Testing
21 27 (12.11%) Multithreading
22 26 (11.66%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (5.38%) IIS
2 10 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.59%) CMS
4 6 (2.69%) Node.js
5 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.35%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.90%) Apache
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (7.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.73%) PaaS
3 5 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.35%) SaaS
6 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.79%) Wireless
3 3 (1.35%) 4G
3 3 (1.35%) 3G
3 3 (1.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) SNMP
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.31%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.87%) Big Data
4 17 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (7.17%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.73%) Hadoop
7 14 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (5.38%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.04%) Redis
10 7 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.24%) MySQL
12 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.79%) DB2
12 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.45%) SSDT
14 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (8.97%) JIRA
2 18 (8.07%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.62%) NUnit
4 13 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.59%) Maven
5 8 (3.59%) Grunt
6 7 (3.14%) Subversion
6 7 (3.14%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.69%) Selenium
7 6 (2.69%) Ant
8 5 (2.24%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.79%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.79%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.35%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.35%) Toad
10 3 (1.35%) JUnit
10 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (17.94%) Finance
2 11 (4.93%) Marketing
3 10 (4.48%) Retail
3 10 (4.48%) Front Office
4 9 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.59%) Banking
6 7 (3.14%) Publishing
7 5 (2.24%) Games
8 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.90%) Legal
10 2 (0.90%) Electronics
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.45%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (29.15%) .NET
2 41 (18.39%) Spring
2 41 (18.39%) HTML
3 34 (15.25%) Web Services
4 32 (14.35%) XML
4 32 (14.35%) CSS
5 28 (12.56%) WCF
6 23 (10.31%) ASP.NET
7 20 (8.97%) J2EE
8 19 (8.52%) REST
9 17 (7.62%) Hibernate
10 16 (7.17%) XSD
10 16 (7.17%) XSL
11 15 (6.73%) jQuery
12 14 (6.28%) HTML5
12 14 (6.28%) Spring MVC
13 13 (5.83%) SOAP
14 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 12 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (4.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.59%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.38%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.59%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.59%) Open Source
4 8 (3.59%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.69%) Equities
5 6 (2.69%) User Experience
6 5 (2.24%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.24%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.24%) Physics
7 4 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.79%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.35%) Social Media
9 2 (0.90%) Online Games
9 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.14%) Linux
2 26 (11.66%) Windows
3 14 (6.28%) UNIX
4 11 (4.93%) Android
5 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.45%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (87.00%) Software Engineering
2 94 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (29.60%) TDD
4 54 (24.22%) Scrum
5 51 (22.87%) MVC
6 41 (18.39%) OO
7 39 (17.49%) OOP
8 31 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (12.11%) Multithreading
9 27 (12.11%) Unit Testing
10 26 (11.66%) E-Commerce
11 22 (9.87%) CRM
12 20 (8.97%) OOD
13 19 (8.52%) BDD
14 18 (8.07%) SOA
14 18 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.38%) Refactoring
16 11 (4.93%) Analytics
16 11 (4.93%) Low Latency
17 10 (4.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 126 (56.50%) Java
2 79 (35.43%) C#
3 52 (23.32%) SQL
4 46 (20.63%) C++
5 42 (18.83%) JavaScript
5 42 (18.83%) Python
6 28 (12.56%) C
7 24 (10.76%) Scala
8 9 (4.04%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.04%) Perl
9 7 (3.14%) Ruby
10 6 (2.69%) PHP
10 6 (2.69%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.24%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.24%) VBA
12 4 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.35%) VB
13 3 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (17.94%) Degree
2 8 (3.59%) PhD
3 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) Varnish
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.97%) Oracle
3 7 (3.14%) Sybase
4 6 (2.69%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.24%) Informatica
5 5 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.24%) Tableau
6 4 (1.79%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.35%) IBM
7 3 (1.35%) Sony
8 2 (0.90%) HP
8 2 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.90%) SAP
8 2 (0.90%) Siebel
8 2 (0.90%) Ektron
8 2 (0.90%) Google
8 2 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.90%) Facebook
9 1 (0.45%) Lumension
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Package (travel, bonus, healthcare,
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + share options scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits including 10% pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 38,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago