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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 163 161 205
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 60 94 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 1.46% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.52% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 59 89 85
Median salary £65,000 £67,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +33.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
4813 6177 9788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.92% 95.87% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4385 5536 8551
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 77 (51.33%) Java
3 72 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (27.33%) Linux
5 39 (26.00%) Finance
6 37 (24.67%) TDD
7 36 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 36 (24.00%) SQL
8 33 (22.00%) C++
8 33 (22.00%) Python
9 27 (18.00%) C#
9 27 (18.00%) Degree
9 27 (18.00%) Computer Science
10 25 (16.67%) QA
11 23 (15.33%) OO
11 23 (15.33%) Big Data
12 22 (14.67%) Git (software)
13 21 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (14.00%) HTML
14 20 (13.33%) CSS
15 19 (12.67%) Android
16 18 (12.00%) Hadoop
16 18 (12.00%) NoSQL
16 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (12.00%) PHP
17 17 (11.33%) MongoDB
17 17 (11.33%) BDD
18 16 (10.67%) Fintech
18 16 (10.67%) Algorithms
19 15 (10.00%) AngularJS

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 15 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (7.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) Mule
4 1 (0.67%) nginx
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.33%) GitHub
4 4 (2.67%) Google Play
5 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.67%) Heroku
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.33%) SSH
3 1 (0.67%) AMQP
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) Big Data
2 18 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 18 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.33%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.67%) Redis
6 9 (6.00%) MySQL
7 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.67%) Text Mining
7 4 (2.67%) Triplestore
8 3 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.33%) GIS
9 2 (1.33%) Tick Data
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) OLTP
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.33%) Selenium
4 7 (4.67%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.00%) Maven
6 4 (2.67%) Android Studio
6 4 (2.67%) Fiddler
6 4 (2.67%) Genymotion
6 4 (2.67%) Gerrit
6 4 (2.67%) Gradle
6 4 (2.67%) Grunt
6 4 (2.67%) Mockito
6 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.67%) Xcode
7 3 (2.00%) Appium
7 3 (2.00%) Calabash
7 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.00%) Protractor
7 3 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (26.00%) Finance
2 14 (9.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Front Office
4 5 (3.33%) Law
5 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.00%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Automotive
7 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.00%) HTML
2 20 (13.33%) CSS
3 15 (10.00%) .NET
3 15 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 15 (10.00%) HTML5
3 15 (10.00%) RESTful
4 13 (8.67%) Web Services
5 11 (7.33%) REST
5 11 (7.33%) XML
6 10 (6.67%) JSON
6 10 (6.67%) SOAP
6 10 (6.67%) Spring
7 8 (5.33%) CSS3
7 8 (5.33%) Qt
8 6 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.33%) Django
9 5 (3.33%) React
9 5 (3.33%) Symfony
10 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.67%) Algorithms
2 16 (10.67%) Fintech
3 14 (9.33%) Data Structures
4 9 (6.00%) Linked Data
4 9 (6.00%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.67%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.67%) User Experience
6 5 (3.33%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.67%) Equities
7 4 (2.67%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.67%) iPad
7 4 (2.67%) iPhone
7 4 (2.67%) Semantic Web
8 3 (2.00%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.33%) Linux
2 19 (12.67%) Android
3 12 (8.00%) Windows
4 11 (7.33%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.33%) Unix
5 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 72 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.67%) TDD
4 23 (15.33%) OO
5 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (11.33%) BDD
7 14 (9.33%) OOP
8 13 (8.67%) Analytics
8 13 (8.67%) Android Development
8 13 (8.67%) Low Latency
8 13 (8.67%) Microservices
9 12 (8.00%) Multithreading
10 11 (7.33%) DevOps
11 10 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.67%) MVC
12 9 (6.00%) OOD
13 8 (5.33%) Matrix Management
13 8 (5.33%) Open Source
13 8 (5.33%) Scrum
14 7 (4.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (51.33%) Java
2 36 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (24.00%) SQL
3 33 (22.00%) C++
3 33 (22.00%) Python
4 27 (18.00%) C#
5 18 (12.00%) PHP
6 12 (8.00%) Scala
7 11 (7.33%) C
8 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.33%) Go
8 8 (5.33%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.67%) PHP 5
9 7 (4.67%) Ruby
10 5 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.67%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.67%) SPARQL
11 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Degree
2 9 (6.00%) PhD
3 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.67%) MCSD
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (5.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 8 (5.33%) Docker
2 4 (2.67%) Firmware
2 4 (2.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.67%) Puppet
2 3 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (8.00%) Oracle
2 9 (6.00%) Google
3 7 (4.67%) IBM
3 7 (4.67%) Zend
4 5 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.67%) Apple
6 3 (2.00%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco
7 2 (1.33%) Informatica
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.67%) PayPal
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) Tableau
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary
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Salary: Circa £40,000 - £50,000 + a very favourable package!
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