The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 142 207 229
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 130 117 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.86% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.18% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 113 111 107
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,572 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
6678 9930 12017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.73% 95.11% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6036 8418 10142
Median salary £56,760 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.20% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 221 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 128 (57.92%) Java
3 113 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 85 (38.46%) TDD
6 78 (35.29%) C#
7 70 (31.67%) Python
8 64 (28.96%) Finance
9 63 (28.51%) SQL
10 59 (26.70%) OO
11 58 (26.24%) .NET
12 53 (23.98%) HTML
13 52 (23.53%) C++
14 48 (21.72%) Scrum
15 46 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (19.91%) MVC
16 44 (19.91%) Web Services
17 42 (19.00%) Degree
17 42 (19.00%) Computer Science
17 42 (19.00%) NoSQL
18 41 (18.55%) BDD
19 40 (18.10%) CSS
20 38 (17.19%) Big Data
21 33 (14.93%) Linux
22 29 (13.12%) Open Source
22 29 (13.12%) DevOps
23 28 (12.67%) Unit Testing
23 28 (12.67%) Node.js
24 27 (12.22%) Git (software)
25 26 (11.76%) Hadoop

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (12.67%) Node.js
2 14 (6.33%) Apache
3 13 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 13 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.71%) IIS
5 3 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.36%) Confluence
5 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.90%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.90%) CMS
6 2 (0.90%) IPython
7 1 (0.45%) Kentico
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.07%) GitHub
2 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.26%) SaaS
5 4 (1.81%) Heroku
6 3 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.52%) HTTP
1 10 (4.52%) Internet
2 6 (2.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) AMQP
3 2 (0.90%) Broadband
3 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 2 (0.90%) Intranet
3 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) Extranet
4 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.00%) NoSQL
2 38 (17.19%) Big Data
3 26 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 26 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 18 (8.14%) MySQL
5 14 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.62%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.26%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.81%) GIS
12 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.36%) HBase
Development Applications
1 27 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.86%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.79%) JUnit
4 12 (5.43%) jMock
4 12 (5.43%) Maven
5 11 (4.98%) TeamCity
6 10 (4.52%) Mockito
6 10 (4.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.62%) JIRA
7 8 (3.62%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.71%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.26%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (2.26%) Subversion
10 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.36%) git-flow
11 3 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.90%) JSUnit
General
1 64 (28.96%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Banking
3 7 (3.17%) Law
4 6 (2.71%) Advertising
4 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.26%) Front Office
6 3 (1.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (26.24%) .NET
2 53 (23.98%) HTML
3 44 (19.91%) Web Services
4 40 (18.10%) CSS
5 25 (11.31%) ASP.NET
6 24 (10.86%) J2EE
7 21 (9.50%) AngularJS
8 20 (9.05%) Spring
9 18 (8.14%) jQuery
10 15 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (6.79%) Django
10 15 (6.79%) RESTful
11 14 (6.33%) HTML5
11 14 (6.33%) REST
12 13 (5.88%) .NET Framework
13 11 (4.98%) React
14 10 (4.52%) CSS3
14 10 (4.52%) Ext JS
15 8 (3.62%) JSTL
15 8 (3.62%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.79%) Fintech
4 14 (6.33%) Data Structures
4 14 (6.33%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.98%) Physics
6 9 (4.07%) Blockchain
6 9 (4.07%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.62%) Cryptocurrency
7 8 (3.62%) Equities
8 7 (3.17%) Derivative
8 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.71%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.71%) User Experience
10 5 (2.26%) Bitcoin
11 4 (1.81%) Blog
11 4 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.93%) Linux
2 18 (8.14%) Unix
3 12 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.52%) Windows
5 9 (4.07%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 113 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (38.46%) TDD
4 59 (26.70%) OO
5 48 (21.72%) Scrum
6 46 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (19.91%) MVC
8 41 (18.55%) BDD
9 29 (13.12%) DevOps
9 29 (13.12%) Open Source
10 28 (12.67%) Unit Testing
11 21 (9.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (9.50%) Extreme Programming
12 19 (8.60%) E-Commerce
13 16 (7.24%) Functional Programming
13 16 (7.24%) SDLC
14 15 (6.79%) Microservices
15 12 (5.43%) Mentoring
16 11 (4.98%) Build Automation
17 10 (4.52%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 128 (57.92%) Java
2 91 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 78 (35.29%) C#
4 70 (31.67%) Python
5 63 (28.51%) SQL
6 52 (23.53%) C++
7 21 (9.50%) Scala
8 17 (7.69%) Ruby
9 16 (7.24%) Clojure
9 16 (7.24%) Erlang
9 16 (7.24%) VB.NET
10 15 (6.79%) Haskell
11 13 (5.88%) C
12 10 (4.52%) PHP
13 9 (4.07%) OCaml
13 9 (4.07%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.71%) Go
15 5 (2.26%) Elixir
16 4 (1.81%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (19.00%) Degree
2 2 (0.90%) CCNA
2 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.90%) CISSP
2 2 (0.90%) GIAC
2 2 (0.90%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (0.90%) MCSE
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.90%) PhD
2 2 (0.90%) SANS
2 2 (0.90%) SSCP
3 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) QA
2 6 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.90%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (4.07%) HDFS
2 8 (3.62%) Docker
3 3 (1.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (8.14%) Puppet
2 10 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.26%) Mesos
4 3 (1.36%) Ansible
4 3 (1.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.45%) logstash
5 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (9.50%) Oracle
2 13 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.71%) Google
4 4 (1.81%) Tableau
5 3 (1.36%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.36%) Splunk
5 3 (1.36%) Sybase
5 3 (1.36%) Talend
6 2 (0.90%) Perforce
6 2 (0.90%) Rally
6 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.90%) Zend
7 1 (0.45%) Akamai
7 1 (0.45%) Apigee
7 1 (0.45%) Apple
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.45%) Coverity
7 1 (0.45%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
City, London
Monarch Digital
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Awesome Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
MI5
Salary: From £43,574 up to £49,741
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + options, pension
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, Glasgow
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Private Medical + 36 days holiday
Posted: 25 days ago