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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 128 235 241
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 128 89 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.04% 0.85% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.89% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 109 78 93
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £81,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
6032 9967 11720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.93% 94.94% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5496 8543 9804
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016, 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 158 (63.97%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (61.13%) Java
4 91 (36.84%) TDD
5 88 (35.63%) JavaScript
6 82 (33.20%) C#
7 81 (32.79%) Finance
8 79 (31.98%) Python
9 64 (25.91%) Big Data
9 64 (25.91%) SQL
10 60 (24.29%) .NET
11 58 (23.48%) OO
12 55 (22.27%) Node.js
12 55 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (21.05%) C++
14 51 (20.65%) Scrum
15 49 (19.84%) BDD
16 48 (19.43%) HTML
17 46 (18.62%) Degree
18 42 (17.00%) Web Services
19 40 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
19 40 (16.19%) NoSQL
20 35 (14.17%) Open Source
21 34 (13.77%) CSS
21 34 (13.77%) Linux
22 33 (13.36%) Scala
23 32 (12.96%) Computer Science
23 32 (12.96%) Spring
24 31 (12.55%) J2EE
25 30 (12.15%) Ruby

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 21 (8.50%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.24%) Confluence
3 7 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.43%) Apache
4 6 (2.43%) nginx
5 4 (1.62%) IIS
6 3 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.81%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.81%) IPython
8 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.48%) GitHub
3 13 (5.26%) PaaS
4 10 (4.05%) IaaS
5 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.62%) Heroku
8 3 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.05%) HTTP
2 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.81%) AMQP
3 2 (0.81%) Broadband
3 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.81%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.91%) Big Data
2 40 (16.19%) NoSQL
3 26 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 24 (9.72%) MongoDB
5 22 (8.91%) SQL Server
6 16 (6.48%) MySQL
7 12 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.64%) GIS
10 6 (2.43%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.02%) CouchDB
11 5 (2.02%) DB2
11 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.21%) Redis
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.81%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 27 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.48%) Maven
4 15 (6.07%) JIRA
5 11 (4.45%) JUnit
6 10 (4.05%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (3.24%) jMock
8 6 (2.43%) Mockito
9 5 (2.02%) Ant
10 4 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.62%) NUnit
11 3 (1.21%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.21%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.21%) Selenium
11 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.81%) Moq
12 2 (0.81%) MSTest
12 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (32.79%) Finance
2 14 (5.67%) Retail
3 12 (4.86%) Games
4 8 (3.24%) Advertising
4 8 (3.24%) Banking
5 7 (2.83%) Law
5 7 (2.83%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Front Office
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.29%) .NET
2 55 (22.27%) Node.js
3 48 (19.43%) HTML
4 42 (17.00%) Web Services
5 34 (13.77%) CSS
6 32 (12.96%) Spring
7 31 (12.55%) J2EE
8 28 (11.34%) REST
9 25 (10.12%) AngularJS
10 24 (9.72%) RESTful
11 23 (9.31%) ASP.NET
12 20 (8.10%) React
13 15 (6.07%) HTML5
13 15 (6.07%) SOAP
14 12 (4.86%) .NET Framework
14 12 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (4.45%) NHibernate
16 10 (4.05%) Django
16 10 (4.05%) Flask
16 10 (4.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.31%) Fintech
3 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 12 (4.86%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.45%) Linked Data
6 11 (4.45%) Mathematics
6 11 (4.45%) Physics
6 11 (4.45%) Taxonomies
7 10 (4.05%) Blockchain
7 10 (4.05%) Derivative
8 9 (3.64%) Cryptocurrency
9 7 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.83%) User Experience
10 5 (2.02%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.02%) Bitcoin
10 5 (2.02%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.62%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.21%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.77%) Linux
2 22 (8.91%) Windows
3 18 (7.29%) Unix
4 8 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.81%) Android
5 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 158 (63.97%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (36.84%) TDD
4 58 (23.48%) OO
5 55 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (20.65%) Scrum
7 49 (19.84%) BDD
8 35 (14.17%) Open Source
9 30 (12.15%) Microservices
10 29 (11.74%) MVC
11 24 (9.72%) SDLC
12 22 (8.91%) DevOps
12 22 (8.91%) Extreme Programming
13 21 (8.50%) Functional Programming
14 19 (7.69%) Pair Programming
14 19 (7.69%) SOA
14 19 (7.69%) Unit Testing
15 18 (7.29%) E-Commerce
16 16 (6.48%) High Availability
17 15 (6.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 151 (61.13%) Java
2 88 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 82 (33.20%) C#
4 79 (31.98%) Python
5 64 (25.91%) SQL
6 52 (21.05%) C++
7 33 (13.36%) Scala
8 30 (12.15%) Ruby
9 22 (8.91%) Clojure
9 22 (8.91%) Erlang
9 22 (8.91%) Haskell
10 18 (7.29%) VB.NET
11 14 (5.67%) PL/SQL
12 12 (4.86%) T-SQL
13 11 (4.45%) Go
14 10 (4.05%) C
14 10 (4.05%) Elixir
15 9 (3.64%) OCaml
16 7 (2.83%) PHP
17 4 (1.62%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 46 (18.62%) Degree
2 5 (2.02%) PhD
3 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.67%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.81%) SDET
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.48%) Docker
2 4 (1.62%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (4.05%) Puppet
2 6 (2.43%) Graphite
3 3 (1.21%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.21%) Mesos
4 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (10.12%) Oracle
2 16 (6.48%) Atlassian
2 16 (6.48%) Google
3 10 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.02%) Sybase
5 4 (1.62%) PayPal
5 4 (1.62%) Tableau
6 2 (0.81%) Apple
6 2 (0.81%) Perforce
6 2 (0.81%) Rally
6 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.81%) Splunk
7 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £70 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £65,000 + a very favourable and generous package!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Opus One Associates
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago