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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 209 192 167
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 112 143 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 1.21% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.30% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 103 135 183
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,200 £100,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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.

1 208 (90.83%) Software Engineering
2 116 (50.66%) Java
3 90 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (29.69%) .NET
5 67 (29.26%) C#
6 65 (28.38%) C++
7 63 (27.51%) Degree
8 61 (26.64%) TDD
9 58 (25.33%) Linux
10 56 (24.45%) HTML
10 56 (24.45%) SQL
11 55 (24.02%) JavaScript
11 55 (24.02%) Computer Science
12 54 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (20.09%) CSS
13 46 (20.09%) Scrum
14 41 (17.90%) MVC
14 41 (17.90%) Finance
14 41 (17.90%) OO
15 39 (17.03%) XML
16 38 (16.59%) Web Services
16 38 (16.59%) Spring
17 36 (15.72%) Multithreading
18 34 (14.85%) Python
19 33 (14.41%) C
19 33 (14.41%) SQL Server
19 33 (14.41%) Microsoft
20 32 (13.97%) WCF
21 31 (13.54%) Scala
21 31 (13.54%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (4.37%) Apache
2 8 (3.49%) IIS
2 8 (3.49%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.31%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.31%) Node.js
4 3 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) Mule
5 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 24 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.06%) MS Office
3 3 (1.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) Maya
4 1 (0.44%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.44%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 9 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.06%) PaaS
2 6 (2.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.55%) Wireless
2 10 (4.37%) VLAN
2 10 (4.37%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (4.37%) GSM
2 10 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.37%) RTP
2 10 (4.37%) SS7
2 10 (4.37%) TCAP
2 10 (4.37%) INAP
3 7 (3.06%) Internet
4 5 (2.18%) HTTP
5 2 (0.87%) 3G
5 2 (0.87%) 4G
6 1 (0.44%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.30%) Hadoop
3 17 (7.42%) Big Data
4 16 (6.99%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.55%) MongoDB
6 14 (6.11%) MySQL
7 12 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.49%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.62%) Redis
11 6 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.55%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.11%) JIRA
4 12 (5.24%) Selenium
5 11 (4.80%) NUnit
6 10 (4.37%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.93%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.06%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.62%) Maven
9 6 (2.62%) Subversion
10 3 (1.31%) AppScan
10 3 (1.31%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.31%) Ant
10 3 (1.31%) JUnit
10 3 (1.31%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.31%) Toad
10 3 (1.31%) Grunt
11 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.87%) Hudson
11 2 (0.87%) MSBuild
General
1 41 (17.90%) Finance
2 27 (11.79%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.37%) Banking
3 10 (4.37%) Retail
3 10 (4.37%) Publishing
4 7 (3.06%) Front Office
5 5 (2.18%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.31%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (29.69%) .NET
2 56 (24.45%) HTML
3 46 (20.09%) CSS
4 39 (17.03%) XML
5 38 (16.59%) Web Services
5 38 (16.59%) Spring
6 32 (13.97%) WCF
7 31 (13.54%) HTML5
7 31 (13.54%) ASP.NET
8 27 (11.79%) REST
8 27 (11.79%) jQuery
9 24 (10.48%) CSS3
9 24 (10.48%) SOAP
10 19 (8.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 17 (7.42%) Hibernate
12 14 (6.11%) STL
12 14 (6.11%) Spring MVC
13 13 (5.68%) RESTful
14 11 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (4.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (24.02%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.30%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.11%) User Experience
5 13 (5.68%) Open Source
6 12 (5.24%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (3.93%) Social Media
8 7 (3.06%) Digital Media
8 7 (3.06%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.62%) Physics
9 6 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.18%) Kindle
11 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.31%) NHS
12 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.31%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.31%) Equities
12 3 (1.31%) Streaming Music
12 3 (1.31%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.87%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.33%) Linux
2 24 (10.48%) UNIX
3 21 (9.17%) Windows
4 9 (3.93%) Android
5 6 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.44%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (90.83%) Software Engineering
2 90 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (26.64%) TDD
4 54 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (20.09%) Scrum
6 41 (17.90%) MVC
6 41 (17.90%) OO
7 36 (15.72%) Multithreading
8 26 (11.35%) Unit Testing
8 26 (11.35%) OOP
9 20 (8.73%) Kanban
9 20 (8.73%) BDD
10 17 (7.42%) Low Latency
10 17 (7.42%) Dependency Injection
10 17 (7.42%) OOD
10 17 (7.42%) Configuration Management
11 16 (6.99%) SOA
12 14 (6.11%) Mobile Application Development
12 14 (6.11%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.68%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 116 (50.66%) Java
2 67 (29.26%) C#
3 65 (28.38%) C++
4 56 (24.45%) SQL
5 55 (24.02%) JavaScript
6 34 (14.85%) Python
7 33 (14.41%) C
8 31 (13.54%) Scala
9 16 (6.99%) Bash Shell
10 14 (6.11%) PHP
11 12 (5.24%) T-SQL
12 11 (4.80%) Ruby
13 6 (2.62%) Perl
14 5 (2.18%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.18%) VBA
15 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.75%) Erlang
16 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.87%) VC++
17 2 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (27.51%) Degree
2 8 (3.49%) PhD
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.31%) MCSD
4 3 (1.31%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) CISSP
6 1 (0.44%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.99%) QA
2 9 (3.93%) TickIT
3 5 (2.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) NFS
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.44%) Postfix
1 1 (0.44%) Varnish
1 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 33 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.24%) Oracle
3 6 (2.62%) IBM
3 6 (2.62%) Google
4 3 (1.31%) Yahoo!
4 3 (1.31%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.31%) Perforce
5 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.87%) Siebel
5 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.44%) JBoss
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) Sophos
6 1 (0.44%) ESRI
6 1 (0.44%) ATG
6 1 (0.44%) FatWire
6 1 (0.44%) Macrovision
6 1 (0.44%) Telerik
6 1 (0.44%) Endeca
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