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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 216 217 177
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 81 115 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.97% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.04% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 110 158
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £90,000
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
8862 11022 11265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.85% 92.68% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7643 9266 9968
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 164 (86.32%) Software Engineering
2 74 (38.95%) Java
3 73 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (35.26%) C#
5 60 (31.58%) C++
5 60 (31.58%) SQL
6 49 (25.79%) JavaScript
7 46 (24.21%) Finance
8 45 (23.68%) MVC
8 45 (23.68%) Computer Science
9 44 (23.16%) .NET
10 43 (22.63%) Degree
11 42 (22.11%) Linux
12 40 (21.05%) HTML
13 38 (20.00%) Scrum
14 37 (19.47%) CSS
15 35 (18.42%) OO
16 34 (17.89%) Python
17 29 (15.26%) TDD
18 27 (14.21%) Windows
19 26 (13.68%) XML
19 26 (13.68%) Git (software)
20 25 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (13.16%) Spring
21 23 (12.11%) C
21 23 (12.11%) SQL Server
21 23 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (11.58%) OOP
23 21 (11.05%) Oracle
24 20 (10.53%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (6.32%) Node.js
2 10 (5.26%) Apache
3 7 (3.68%) CMS
4 5 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.11%) IIS
5 4 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.11%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.58%) JBoss
6 3 (1.58%) Confluence
7 2 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.05%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.53%) WordPress
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) MS Office
1 3 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.37%) HTTP
2 11 (5.79%) Internet
3 10 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.68%) Broadband
5 4 (2.11%) Wireless
6 2 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.05%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.53%) LDAP
7 1 (0.53%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.53%) FTP
7 1 (0.53%) UPnP
7 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.00%) MySQL
3 14 (7.37%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.37%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.74%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.68%) Redis
5 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.16%) SQLite
6 6 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.11%) Big Data
9 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.05%) DB2
10 2 (1.05%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.53%) KDB
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.95%) Selenium
3 9 (4.74%) JUnit
4 8 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.68%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.68%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.68%) Maven
6 6 (3.16%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.16%) Subversion
7 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.63%) TestNG
7 5 (2.63%) JIRA
7 5 (2.63%) Ant
8 4 (2.11%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.11%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.58%) Mockito
9 3 (1.58%) Hudson
9 3 (1.58%) Behat
9 3 (1.58%) JBehave
10 2 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 46 (24.21%) Finance
2 13 (6.84%) Banking
3 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.21%) Games
5 7 (3.68%) Front Office
6 6 (3.16%) Marketing
7 4 (2.11%) Electronics
8 3 (1.58%) Legal
8 3 (1.58%) Retail
9 2 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.16%) .NET
2 40 (21.05%) HTML
3 37 (19.47%) CSS
4 26 (13.68%) XML
5 25 (13.16%) Spring
6 19 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 18 (9.47%) REST
8 17 (8.95%) J2EE
9 16 (8.42%) HTML5
10 15 (7.89%) JSON
11 14 (7.37%) Middleware
11 14 (7.37%) jQuery
12 13 (6.84%) WPF
13 12 (6.32%) CSS3
13 12 (6.32%) Web Services
13 12 (6.32%) AngularJS
14 10 (5.26%) SOAP
15 9 (4.74%) Ajax
16 8 (4.21%) LINQ
16 8 (4.21%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.74%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.21%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.68%) User Experience
6 6 (3.16%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.16%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.63%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.58%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.58%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.58%) Derivative
9 3 (1.58%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.58%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.58%) iPad
10 2 (1.05%) New Media
10 2 (1.05%) Xbox
10 2 (1.05%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.11%) Linux
2 27 (14.21%) Windows
3 15 (7.89%) UNIX
4 13 (6.84%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.26%) Android
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (86.32%) Software Engineering
2 73 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (23.68%) MVC
4 38 (20.00%) Scrum
5 35 (18.42%) OO
6 29 (15.26%) TDD
7 25 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (11.58%) OOP
9 19 (10.00%) BDD
10 16 (8.42%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.42%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.37%) SDLC
12 13 (6.84%) Open Source
13 12 (6.32%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.79%) Multithreading
14 11 (5.79%) Software Testing
15 10 (5.26%) Functional Programming
16 9 (4.74%) iOS Development
16 9 (4.74%) Analytics
16 9 (4.74%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.95%) Java
2 67 (35.26%) C#
3 60 (31.58%) C++
3 60 (31.58%) SQL
4 49 (25.79%) JavaScript
5 34 (17.89%) Python
6 23 (12.11%) C
7 16 (8.42%) Ruby
8 15 (7.89%) PHP
9 14 (7.37%) Perl
10 11 (5.79%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.74%) R
12 8 (4.21%) Scala
12 8 (4.21%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.63%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.58%) Clojure
14 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.58%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 43 (22.63%) Degree
2 12 (6.32%) PhD
3 3 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.58%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.58%) Firmware
2 1 (0.53%) Varnish
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) OPNET
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (11.05%) Oracle
2 16 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.68%) Google
4 4 (2.11%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.58%) Sybase
6 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.05%) Apigee
6 2 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.53%) Atmel
7 1 (0.53%) hybris
7 1 (0.53%) Demandware
7 1 (0.53%) Facebook
7 1 (0.53%) Twitter
7 1 (0.53%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.53%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.53%) Zend
7 1 (0.53%) Reuters
7 1 (0.53%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.53%) ATG
7 1 (0.53%) Intershop
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Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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