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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 208 238 159
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 99 108 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.87% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.94% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 88 99 179
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £84,999 £67,500 £82,500
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
9717 11453 11180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.63% 92.43% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8364 9594 9818
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 30 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 30 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.

1 192 (85.33%) Software Engineering
2 92 (40.89%) Java
3 84 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (34.22%) C#
5 68 (30.22%) C++
6 60 (26.67%) Finance
7 59 (26.22%) SQL
8 54 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 53 (23.56%) Linux
10 52 (23.11%) Degree
11 49 (21.78%) .NET
11 49 (21.78%) MVC
12 48 (21.33%) Computer Science
13 42 (18.67%) OO
14 41 (18.22%) HTML
15 38 (16.89%) Scrum
16 37 (16.44%) CSS
17 35 (15.56%) Python
18 33 (14.67%) Windows
19 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (13.33%) XML
21 28 (12.44%) C
21 28 (12.44%) Spring
22 27 (12.00%) SQL Server
23 26 (11.56%) Microsoft
23 26 (11.56%) TDD
23 26 (11.56%) Git (software)
24 25 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
25 24 (10.67%) OOP
26 23 (10.22%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (4.89%) IIS
2 9 (4.00%) CMS
2 9 (4.00%) Node.js
3 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.67%) Apache
4 6 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.78%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.78%) JBoss
7 3 (1.33%) Confluence
7 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.89%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
9 1 (0.44%) nginx
9 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) GitHub
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.89%) HTTP
2 10 (4.44%) Internet
3 8 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.56%) Broadband
4 6 (2.67%) Wireless
5 4 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.78%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.44%) LDAP
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.44%) FTP
6 1 (0.44%) UPnP
6 1 (0.44%) MVNO
6 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.22%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.00%) MySQL
4 16 (7.11%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.78%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.67%) Redis
8 5 (2.22%) Big Data
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.33%) SQLite
10 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.89%) DB2
10 2 (0.89%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.44%) Selenium
3 11 (4.89%) Maven
4 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.56%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.11%) JUnit
5 7 (3.11%) Subversion
6 6 (2.67%) Ant
7 5 (2.22%) JIRA
7 5 (2.22%) TestNG
7 5 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.78%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.78%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.33%) JBehave
9 3 (1.33%) Hudson
9 3 (1.33%) Behat
10 2 (0.89%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
General
1 60 (26.67%) Finance
2 17 (7.56%) Banking
3 13 (5.78%) Games
3 13 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.11%) Front Office
4 7 (3.11%) Marketing
5 6 (2.67%) Electronics
6 4 (1.78%) Legal
7 3 (1.33%) Retail
8 2 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.89%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.78%) .NET
2 41 (18.22%) HTML
3 37 (16.44%) CSS
4 30 (13.33%) XML
5 28 (12.44%) Spring
6 22 (9.78%) J2EE
7 21 (9.33%) ASP.NET
8 18 (8.00%) Middleware
8 18 (8.00%) jQuery
9 15 (6.67%) HTML5
10 14 (6.22%) REST
10 14 (6.22%) WPF
11 12 (5.33%) JSON
11 12 (5.33%) AngularJS
12 11 (4.89%) Ajax
12 11 (4.89%) RESTful
13 10 (4.44%) Web Services
14 9 (4.00%) CSS3
15 8 (3.56%) LINQ
15 8 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.33%) Computer Science
2 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.56%) User Experience
5 7 (3.11%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.78%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.78%) Mobile Games
8 4 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.33%) iPad
9 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.33%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.33%) Derivative
10 2 (0.89%) Equities
10 2 (0.89%) Online Games
10 2 (0.89%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.56%) Linux
2 33 (14.67%) Windows
3 20 (8.89%) UNIX
4 14 (6.22%) Android
5 12 (5.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.89%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (85.33%) Software Engineering
2 84 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (21.78%) MVC
4 42 (18.67%) OO
5 38 (16.89%) Scrum
6 26 (11.56%) TDD
7 25 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.67%) OOP
9 18 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.00%) SDLC
10 16 (7.11%) Multithreading
11 15 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.67%) BDD
12 14 (6.22%) Open Source
13 13 (5.78%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.33%) Analytics
14 12 (5.33%) Functional Programming
15 11 (4.89%) Web Development
16 10 (4.44%) Low Latency
17 9 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.89%) Java
2 77 (34.22%) C#
3 68 (30.22%) C++
4 59 (26.22%) SQL
5 54 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (15.56%) Python
7 28 (12.44%) C
8 17 (7.56%) PHP
9 16 (7.11%) Ruby
10 15 (6.67%) Perl
11 12 (5.33%) Scala
12 11 (4.89%) T-SQL
13 10 (4.44%) R
14 9 (4.00%) MATLAB
15 6 (2.67%) VB
16 5 (2.22%) Objective-C
16 5 (2.22%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.78%) VB6
17 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (23.11%) Degree
2 16 (7.11%) PhD
3 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.33%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) Firmware
2 1 (0.44%) Varnish
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.56%) OPNET
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.22%) Oracle
3 6 (2.67%) Google
4 5 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.78%) Sybase
6 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.89%) Facebook
7 2 (0.89%) Twitter
7 2 (0.89%) Green Hills
7 2 (0.89%) Zend
7 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.89%) Atmel
8 1 (0.44%) hybris
8 1 (0.44%) Demandware
8 1 (0.44%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.44%) Reuters
8 1 (0.44%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.44%) ATG
8 1 (0.44%) Perforce
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
The City, London (EC2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 30k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £38,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Ixico
Salary: £30K depending on experience, plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago