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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 170 165 163
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 145 158 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.42% 1.50% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.62% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 126 145 152
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £85,000 £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
9538 9764 10349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.31% 92.88% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8178 8266 9283
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,925 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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.

1 201 (82.72%) Software Engineering
2 131 (53.91%) Java
3 113 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (32.10%) C#
5 62 (25.51%) MVC
6 57 (23.46%) Finance
6 57 (23.46%) .NET
6 57 (23.46%) TDD
7 52 (21.40%) Scrum
8 51 (20.99%) JavaScript
9 49 (20.16%) SQL
10 48 (19.75%) Spring
11 44 (18.11%) HTML
12 43 (17.70%) OO
13 41 (16.87%) Linux
14 40 (16.46%) OOP
14 40 (16.46%) C++
15 38 (15.64%) CSS
15 38 (15.64%) Degree
16 36 (14.81%) Python
17 35 (14.40%) SQL Server
17 35 (14.40%) J2EE
18 32 (13.17%) Microsoft
18 32 (13.17%) Computer Science
19 31 (12.76%) E-Commerce
19 31 (12.76%) Git (software)
20 30 (12.35%) Multithreading
20 30 (12.35%) Relational Database
21 28 (11.52%) Web Services
21 28 (11.52%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 19 (7.82%) IIS
2 17 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.94%) Node.js
4 11 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.53%) CMS
5 4 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.23%) Apache
6 3 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.82%) Confluence
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.82%) Jetty
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.76%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.12%) PaaS
3 9 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.76%) Internet
2 7 (2.88%) Wireless
3 4 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.65%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.82%) HTTP
4 2 (0.82%) LDAP
4 2 (0.82%) 3G
4 2 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.82%) 4G
5 1 (0.41%) MVNO
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.05%) NoSQL
3 22 (9.05%) Big Data
4 13 (5.35%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.35%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.94%) Redis
6 11 (4.53%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.53%) MySQL
7 10 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.65%) DB2
11 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 31 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.41%) Maven
2 18 (7.41%) JIRA
3 12 (4.94%) NUnit
3 12 (4.94%) Subversion
4 10 (4.12%) Selenium
5 9 (3.70%) Ant
6 8 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.29%) Grunt
7 6 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.06%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.65%) xUnit.net
9 4 (1.65%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.23%) InstallShield
10 3 (1.23%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 57 (23.46%) Finance
2 14 (5.76%) Marketing
3 12 (4.94%) Games
3 12 (4.94%) Banking
4 11 (4.53%) Retail
5 10 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.29%) Publishing
7 5 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.65%) Front Office
8 4 (1.65%) Advertising
9 3 (1.23%) Electronics
9 3 (1.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.46%) .NET
2 48 (19.75%) Spring
3 44 (18.11%) HTML
4 38 (15.64%) CSS
5 35 (14.40%) J2EE
6 28 (11.52%) Web Services
6 28 (11.52%) XML
7 22 (9.05%) ASP.NET
8 21 (8.64%) WCF
9 20 (8.23%) jQuery
9 20 (8.23%) HTML5
10 19 (7.82%) Hibernate
11 15 (6.17%) REST
12 14 (5.76%) Spring MVC
13 12 (4.94%) Ajax
13 12 (4.94%) XSD
13 12 (4.94%) XSL
13 12 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (4.12%) JSON
14 10 (4.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.58%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.12%) Open Source
5 8 (3.29%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.88%) User Experience
6 7 (2.88%) Social Media
6 7 (2.88%) Physics
7 6 (2.47%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.47%) Kindle
7 6 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.65%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.65%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.65%) Equities
9 3 (1.23%) Chemistry
9 3 (1.23%) Biology
9 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.23%) Online Games
9 3 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.87%) Linux
2 27 (11.11%) Windows
3 20 (8.23%) UNIX
4 11 (4.53%) Android
5 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.23%) CentOS
6 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (82.72%) Software Engineering
2 113 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (25.51%) MVC
4 57 (23.46%) TDD
5 52 (21.40%) Scrum
6 43 (17.70%) OO
7 40 (16.46%) OOP
8 31 (12.76%) E-Commerce
9 30 (12.35%) Multithreading
10 23 (9.47%) BDD
11 22 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (8.64%) CRM
13 19 (7.82%) Analytics
14 18 (7.41%) Unit Testing
15 17 (7.00%) OOD
15 17 (7.00%) SOA
16 15 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (5.76%) Waterfall
18 12 (4.94%) Logistics
18 12 (4.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 131 (53.91%) Java
2 78 (32.10%) C#
3 51 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 49 (20.16%) SQL
5 40 (16.46%) C++
6 36 (14.81%) Python
7 25 (10.29%) C
8 21 (8.64%) Scala
9 17 (7.00%) PHP
10 9 (3.70%) Perl
11 8 (3.29%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.29%) Ruby
12 7 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.47%) VB
14 5 (2.06%) R
15 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.65%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.23%) VB6
16 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (15.64%) Degree
2 8 (3.29%) PhD
3 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) VCP4
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.94%) QA
2 6 (2.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.47%) Firmware
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) Varnish
3 2 (0.82%) vCloud
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) OPNET
1 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.82%) Oracle
3 8 (3.29%) Sybase
4 7 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.47%) Informatica
5 6 (2.47%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.06%) Tableau
7 4 (1.65%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.23%) Facebook
8 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.23%) Sony
8 3 (1.23%) VMware
8 3 (1.23%) Macrovision
9 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.82%) HP
9 2 (0.82%) Twitter
9 2 (0.82%) Zend
9 2 (0.82%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.82%) Ektron
10 1 (0.41%) Atmel
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Mulvaney Capital Management Ltd
Salary: Competitive base salary coupled with a strong bonus opportunity.
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago