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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 182 208 138
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 126 123 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 0.98% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.06% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 117 110 207
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,500 £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
9656 11607 11072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.53% 92.50% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8218 9790 9647
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 4 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 4 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.

1 204 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 129 (50.59%) Java
3 122 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (30.20%) C#
5 61 (23.92%) MVC
5 61 (23.92%) Scrum
6 59 (23.14%) JavaScript
7 57 (22.35%) Finance
8 54 (21.18%) .NET
9 53 (20.78%) SQL
10 46 (18.04%) Degree
10 46 (18.04%) HTML
11 43 (16.86%) Linux
12 42 (16.47%) J2EE
12 42 (16.47%) CSS
12 42 (16.47%) Spring
13 41 (16.08%) TDD
14 40 (15.69%) C++
14 40 (15.69%) OO
15 38 (14.90%) E-Commerce
16 35 (13.73%) Python
17 34 (13.33%) OOP
17 34 (13.33%) Git (software)
18 33 (12.94%) Relational Database
19 32 (12.55%) Microsoft
20 28 (10.98%) Computer Science
20 28 (10.98%) jQuery
21 27 (10.59%) SQL Server
22 26 (10.20%) C
22 26 (10.20%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 16 (6.27%) SharePoint
1 16 (6.27%) IIS
2 15 (5.88%) Node.js
3 10 (3.92%) CMS
4 8 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.96%) Apache
8 4 (1.57%) JBoss
8 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.78%) Confluence
10 2 (0.78%) nginx
10 2 (0.78%) Jetty
11 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (2.75%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.49%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.18%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) Office 365
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.27%) Internet
2 8 (3.14%) Wireless
3 6 (2.35%) HTTP
4 5 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.96%) Bluetooth
4 5 (1.96%) Broadband
5 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.78%) LDAP
6 2 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.39%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.94%) Relational Database
2 27 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 23 (9.02%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.27%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.88%) MySQL
6 12 (4.71%) Redis
7 11 (4.31%) Big Data
7 11 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.53%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.78%) DB2
14 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.84%) Selenium
3 18 (7.06%) Maven
4 13 (5.10%) JIRA
5 11 (4.31%) Subversion
6 9 (3.53%) Ant
7 8 (3.14%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.75%) Grunt
8 7 (2.75%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.75%) NUnit
8 7 (2.75%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.96%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.96%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.96%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.57%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.57%) xUnit.net
10 4 (1.57%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.57%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (22.35%) Finance
2 17 (6.67%) Banking
3 16 (6.27%) Games
4 13 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.71%) Retail
6 8 (3.14%) Publishing
6 8 (3.14%) Marketing
7 4 (1.57%) Electronics
8 3 (1.18%) Advertising
8 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Legal
9 2 (0.78%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.18%) .NET
2 46 (18.04%) HTML
3 42 (16.47%) J2EE
3 42 (16.47%) CSS
3 42 (16.47%) Spring
4 28 (10.98%) jQuery
5 26 (10.20%) XML
6 21 (8.24%) HTML5
6 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET
7 19 (7.45%) Middleware
8 18 (7.06%) Web Services
9 16 (6.27%) Ajax
10 14 (5.49%) JSON
10 14 (5.49%) REST
11 13 (5.10%) WPF
12 11 (4.31%) RESTful
13 10 (3.92%) WCF
13 10 (3.92%) Hibernate
13 10 (3.92%) AngularJS
13 10 (3.92%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.10%) Open Source
3 13 (5.10%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.31%) User Experience
5 8 (3.14%) Social Media
6 6 (2.35%) Kindle
7 5 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.96%) Physics
7 5 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.57%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.57%) Online Games
9 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.18%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.18%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.18%) Chemistry
9 3 (1.18%) Biology
10 2 (0.78%) W3C
10 2 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.86%) Linux
2 26 (10.20%) Windows
3 16 (6.27%) UNIX
4 13 (5.10%) Android
5 9 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.18%) CentOS
7 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 122 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (23.92%) MVC
3 61 (23.92%) Scrum
4 41 (16.08%) TDD
5 40 (15.69%) OO
6 38 (14.90%) E-Commerce
7 34 (13.33%) OOP
8 23 (9.02%) Analytics
8 23 (9.02%) BDD
9 20 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 16 (6.27%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.88%) Waterfall
12 15 (5.88%) OOD
12 15 (5.88%) CRM
13 12 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.71%) ERP
13 12 (4.71%) Web Development
13 12 (4.71%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 129 (50.59%) Java
2 77 (30.20%) C#
3 59 (23.14%) JavaScript
4 53 (20.78%) SQL
5 40 (15.69%) C++
6 35 (13.73%) Python
7 26 (10.20%) C
8 20 (7.84%) PHP
9 18 (7.06%) Scala
10 13 (5.10%) Ruby
10 13 (5.10%) Perl
11 9 (3.53%) R
12 8 (3.14%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.14%) Embedded C
12 8 (3.14%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.75%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.75%) VB
14 5 (1.96%) VB6
14 5 (1.96%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (18.04%) Degree
2 13 (5.10%) PhD
3 4 (1.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.84%) QA
2 6 (2.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) Firmware
2 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.18%) Varnish
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (1.96%) OPNET
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.06%) Oracle
3 8 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.35%) Sybase
4 6 (2.35%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.96%) Google
6 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.18%) VMware
6 3 (1.18%) Macrovision
6 3 (1.18%) Zend
6 3 (1.18%) Informatica
7 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.78%) Sony
7 2 (0.78%) Green Hills
7 2 (0.78%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.78%) Facebook
7 2 (0.78%) Twitter
7 2 (0.78%) Tableau
7 2 (0.78%) Atmel
8 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Rooftop bar, good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits Plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Inter-Vention UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Bonus!
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £10000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Boston Hale
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym discounts
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £5000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago