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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 203 244 151
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 99 113 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 0.88% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.95% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 88 100 193
Average salary £51,250 £58,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.76% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £67,750 £75,000
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
9422 11918 11324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.55% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8125 10076 9811
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 199 (82.57%) Software Engineering
2 104 (43.15%) Java
3 98 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (33.20%) C#
5 64 (26.56%) Finance
6 58 (24.07%) C++
7 56 (23.24%) Degree
7 56 (23.24%) SQL
8 55 (22.82%) JavaScript
9 54 (22.41%) Linux
10 53 (21.99%) MVC
11 49 (20.33%) .NET
12 47 (19.50%) Scrum
12 47 (19.50%) Computer Science
13 44 (18.26%) OO
14 43 (17.84%) HTML
15 40 (16.60%) CSS
16 37 (15.35%) Windows
17 35 (14.52%) Python
18 34 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (12.86%) Microsoft
19 31 (12.86%) Spring
20 30 (12.45%) XML
20 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
21 28 (11.62%) J2EE
21 28 (11.62%) SQL Server
21 28 (11.62%) TDD
22 26 (10.79%) OOP
22 26 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (10.37%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (6.64%) IIS
2 13 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.39%) Node.js
3 8 (3.32%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.32%) CMS
4 6 (2.49%) Apache
4 6 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.66%) JBoss
6 4 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.24%) Confluence
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.83%) nginx
8 2 (0.83%) Jetty
9 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Photoshop
1 7 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (6.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.56%) Internet
2 8 (3.32%) Broadband
2 8 (3.32%) HTTP
3 6 (2.49%) Wireless
4 5 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.07%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.24%) LDAP
6 2 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.41%) MVNO
7 1 (0.41%) UPnP
7 1 (0.41%) Firewall
7 1 (0.41%) DNS
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.96%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.47%) MySQL
4 17 (7.05%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.05%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.73%) Big Data
6 8 (3.32%) Redis
6 8 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.66%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.83%) DB2
11 2 (0.83%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.88%) Selenium
3 18 (7.47%) Maven
4 12 (4.98%) Subversion
5 10 (4.15%) Ant
6 9 (3.73%) JIRA
7 8 (3.32%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.32%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.32%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.90%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.66%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.66%) JUnit
9 4 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.24%) TestNG
10 3 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.24%) JBehave
10 3 (1.24%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.24%) InstallShield
General
1 64 (26.56%) Finance
2 16 (6.64%) Banking
3 14 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.39%) Games
5 7 (2.90%) Marketing
6 6 (2.49%) Electronics
7 4 (1.66%) Front Office
7 4 (1.66%) Publishing
8 3 (1.24%) Retail
8 3 (1.24%) Legal
9 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.33%) .NET
2 43 (17.84%) HTML
3 40 (16.60%) CSS
4 31 (12.86%) Spring
5 30 (12.45%) XML
6 28 (11.62%) J2EE
7 22 (9.13%) jQuery
8 20 (8.30%) ASP.NET
8 20 (8.30%) Middleware
9 18 (7.47%) HTML5
10 14 (5.81%) WPF
10 14 (5.81%) Ajax
11 13 (5.39%) Web Services
12 12 (4.98%) REST
13 11 (4.56%) RESTful
14 10 (4.15%) JSON
14 10 (4.15%) AngularJS
14 10 (4.15%) Akka
15 8 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.50%) Computer Science
2 34 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.39%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.15%) User Experience
5 9 (3.73%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.90%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.49%) Kindle
7 6 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.07%) Physics
8 5 (2.07%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.66%) Social Media
9 4 (1.66%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.24%) iPad
10 3 (1.24%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.24%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.24%) Biology
10 3 (1.24%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.24%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.83%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.41%) Linux
2 37 (15.35%) Windows
3 23 (9.54%) UNIX
4 11 (4.56%) Android
5 10 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.24%) CentOS
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (82.57%) Software Engineering
2 98 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.99%) MVC
4 47 (19.50%) Scrum
5 44 (18.26%) OO
6 28 (11.62%) TDD
7 26 (10.79%) OOP
7 26 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.54%) E-Commerce
9 20 (8.30%) Analytics
9 20 (8.30%) SDLC
10 18 (7.47%) BDD
11 17 (7.05%) Multithreading
12 13 (5.39%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.39%) Waterfall
12 13 (5.39%) Logistics
12 13 (5.39%) Web Development
12 13 (5.39%) Unit Testing
12 13 (5.39%) ERP
13 12 (4.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 104 (43.15%) Java
2 80 (33.20%) C#
3 58 (24.07%) C++
4 56 (23.24%) SQL
5 55 (22.82%) JavaScript
6 35 (14.52%) Python
7 23 (9.54%) C
8 19 (7.88%) PHP
9 17 (7.05%) Ruby
9 17 (7.05%) Scala
10 14 (5.81%) Perl
11 13 (5.39%) R
12 12 (4.98%) MATLAB
13 9 (3.73%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.90%) VB
15 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.07%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.07%) VB6
15 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.07%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 56 (23.24%) Degree
2 17 (7.05%) PhD
3 4 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.66%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.13%) QA
2 6 (2.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.90%) Firmware
2 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) Varnish
3 2 (0.83%) vCloud
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.32%) OPNET
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.37%) Oracle
3 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.07%) TIBCO
3 5 (2.07%) Google
4 4 (1.66%) Sybase
5 3 (1.24%) VMware
5 3 (1.24%) Macrovision
5 3 (1.24%) Zend
6 2 (0.83%) Atmel
6 2 (0.83%) Green Hills
6 2 (0.83%) Facebook
6 2 (0.83%) Twitter
6 2 (0.83%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.41%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.41%) Intershop
7 1 (0.41%) hybris
7 1 (0.41%) Demandware
7 1 (0.41%) Informatica
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
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