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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 168 201 166
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 94 120 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.40% 1.18% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.23% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 90 101 148
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £62,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average 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
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 200 (99.50%) Software Engineering
2 101 (50.25%) Java
2 101 (50.25%) JavaScript
3 89 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (33.83%) TDD
4 68 (33.83%) HTML
5 64 (31.84%) MVC
6 55 (27.36%) C#
6 55 (27.36%) SQL
7 54 (26.87%) CSS
8 53 (26.37%) Python
9 51 (25.37%) OO
10 48 (23.88%) Big Data
11 47 (23.38%) BDD
12 45 (22.39%) Unit Testing
13 43 (21.39%) Apache
14 42 (20.90%) Finance
15 39 (19.40%) Git (software)
16 38 (18.91%) Hadoop
17 35 (17.41%) .NET
17 35 (17.41%) C++
18 31 (15.42%) Banking
19 30 (14.93%) Spring
19 30 (14.93%) NoSQL
19 30 (14.93%) Jenkins
20 29 (14.43%) Linux
20 29 (14.43%) Scrum
21 28 (13.93%) Internet
21 28 (13.93%) Computer Science
21 28 (13.93%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (21.39%) Apache
2 23 (11.44%) Apache Spark
2 23 (11.44%) Node.js
3 14 (6.97%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.49%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.99%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.49%) IIS
6 3 (1.49%) nginx
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.99%) GitHub
3 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.99%) SaaS
4 3 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.93%) Internet
2 6 (2.99%) HTTP
3 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.00%) Firewall
4 2 (1.00%) Skype
5 1 (0.50%) Extranet
5 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.88%) Big Data
2 38 (18.91%) Hadoop
3 30 (14.93%) NoSQL
4 26 (12.94%) MySQL
4 26 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (12.44%) SQL Server
6 13 (6.47%) HBase
6 13 (6.47%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.48%) Couchbase
8 6 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.49%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.44%) JUnit
4 21 (10.45%) Maven
5 19 (9.45%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (7.96%) TeamCity
7 15 (7.46%) Mockito
8 14 (6.97%) SpecFlow
9 13 (6.47%) jMock
9 13 (6.47%) Subversion
10 12 (5.97%) MSBuild
11 9 (4.48%) Selenium
12 6 (2.99%) TestNG
13 4 (1.99%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.49%) Gradle
14 3 (1.49%) JIRA
14 3 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (20.90%) Finance
2 31 (15.42%) Banking
3 17 (8.46%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Front Office
4 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Law
6 3 (1.49%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.83%) HTML
2 54 (26.87%) CSS
3 35 (17.41%) .NET
4 30 (14.93%) Spring
5 28 (13.93%) CSS3
6 27 (13.43%) Ext JS
7 26 (12.94%) Django
8 21 (10.45%) ASP.NET
9 20 (9.95%) AngularJS
9 20 (9.95%) jQuery
10 16 (7.96%) Web Services
11 15 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (7.46%) Spring MVC
12 14 (6.97%) .NET Framework
12 14 (6.97%) JSP
12 14 (6.97%) Servlets
13 13 (6.47%) JSTL
14 11 (5.47%) HTML5
15 10 (4.98%) REST
16 8 (3.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.93%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.95%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.47%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.98%) Equities
4 8 (3.98%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.48%) Physics
6 6 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.99%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.49%) Blog
8 3 (1.49%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.49%) Social Media
8 3 (1.49%) User Experience
9 2 (1.00%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.43%) Linux
2 17 (8.46%) Unix
3 12 (5.97%) Apple iOS
3 12 (5.97%) Windows
4 7 (3.48%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (99.50%) Software Engineering
2 89 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (33.83%) TDD
4 64 (31.84%) MVC
5 51 (25.37%) OO
6 47 (23.38%) BDD
7 45 (22.39%) Unit Testing
8 29 (14.43%) Scrum
9 28 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (13.93%) Web Testing
10 24 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (11.94%) E-Commerce
11 22 (10.95%) DevOps
12 18 (8.96%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.46%) Open Source
14 16 (7.96%) SDLC
15 14 (6.97%) Build Automation
16 13 (6.47%) Data Management
17 12 (5.97%) Low Latency
18 11 (5.47%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 101 (50.25%) Java
1 101 (50.25%) JavaScript
2 55 (27.36%) C#
2 55 (27.36%) SQL
3 53 (26.37%) Python
4 35 (17.41%) C++
5 22 (10.95%) Scala
6 15 (7.46%) Ruby
7 12 (5.97%) PHP
8 8 (3.98%) C
9 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.49%) Groovy
10 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.49%) Clojure
12 2 (1.00%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.00%) Erlang
12 2 (1.00%) ES6
12 2 (1.00%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (12.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) CCNA
2 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.00%) CISSP
2 2 (1.00%) GIAC
2 2 (1.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (1.00%) MCSE
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.00%) PhD
2 2 (1.00%) SANS
2 2 (1.00%) SSCP
3 1 (0.50%) ISEB
3 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (7.96%) HDFS
2 9 (4.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.99%) Docker
4 3 (1.49%) Firmware
5 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (12.44%) Puppet
2 18 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.98%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.99%) Ansible
5 3 (1.49%) Mesos
6 1 (0.50%) logstash
6 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (9.95%) Oracle
2 9 (4.48%) Google
2 9 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.49%) Apigee
3 3 (1.49%) Cloudera
3 3 (1.49%) Talend
4 2 (1.00%) Zend
5 1 (0.50%) Akamai
5 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.50%) Coverity
5 1 (0.50%) Facebook
5 1 (0.50%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.50%) Remedy
5 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.50%) Splunk
5 1 (0.50%) Sybase
5 1 (0.50%) Yahoo!
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harper Harrison
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City Of London
Guru Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum Pension & Health
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 23 days ago
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Aire Labs
Salary: From £36,000 to £48,000 per annum Equity: 0.3% - 0.5% DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £67500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago