The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 88 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 304 456 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.79% 3.85% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 4.64% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 263 420 351
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineering
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8861 9822 9383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.26% 82.89% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7700 8365 8464
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the City of London region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 359 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (47.44%) Java
3 222 (31.62%) C#
4 208 (29.63%) TDD
5 196 (27.92%) .NET
6 192 (27.35%) JavaScript
7 179 (25.50%) Finance
8 164 (23.36%) Degree
9 158 (22.51%) SQL
10 155 (22.08%) SQL Server
11 152 (21.65%) HTML
12 148 (21.08%) CSS
13 141 (20.09%) Scrum
13 141 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
14 140 (19.94%) Web Services
15 139 (19.80%) Computer Science
16 126 (17.95%) OO
17 107 (15.24%) MVC
18 104 (14.81%) C++
19 98 (13.96%) E-Commerce
20 89 (12.68%) Microsoft
21 85 (12.11%) Python
22 84 (11.97%) Linux
23 81 (11.54%) Banking
24 80 (11.40%) XML
25 75 (10.68%) Project Management
26 74 (10.54%) Windows
27 71 (10.11%) Android
28 67 (9.54%) Unit Testing
29 66 (9.40%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (2.99%) IIS
2 20 (2.85%) CMS
3 19 (2.71%) MQSeries
4 17 (2.42%) Node.js
5 13 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 13 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.14%) Apache
10 8 (1.14%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.71%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.71%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (0.71%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.71%) Magnolia
12 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.57%) Drupal
12 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 23 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.85%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 6 (0.85%) Advent Moxy
3 4 (0.57%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.56%) PaaS
3 16 (2.28%) SaaS
4 5 (0.71%) GitHub
5 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.14%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.27%) HTTP
2 14 (1.99%) Internet
3 6 (0.85%) 4G
4 5 (0.71%) RTP
5 4 (0.57%) 3G
5 4 (0.57%) Wireless
6 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.28%) SNMP
7 2 (0.28%) GSM
7 2 (0.28%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.28%) SSL
7 2 (0.28%) Intranet
7 2 (0.28%) LTE
7 2 (0.28%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.14%) SSH
8 1 (0.14%) VLAN
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 40 (5.70%) Big Data
3 40 (5.70%) MySQL
4 38 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (4.70%) NoSQL
6 30 (4.27%) MongoDB
7 29 (4.13%) Hadoop
8 25 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.99%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.85%) Redis
14 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.28%) MS Access
16 6 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.71%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 59 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.27%) NUnit
3 29 (4.13%) JIRA
3 29 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (3.56%) Selenium
5 24 (3.42%) Jasmine
6 21 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 20 (2.85%) Cucumber
8 18 (2.56%) Subversion
8 18 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 15 (2.14%) WebDriver
10 14 (1.99%) Grunt
11 13 (1.85%) Maven
12 10 (1.42%) Xcode
13 9 (1.28%) Moq
13 9 (1.28%) Ant
14 6 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (0.85%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 179 (25.50%) Finance
2 81 (11.54%) Banking
3 39 (5.56%) Marketing
4 36 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 36 (5.13%) Front Office
5 31 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.85%) Retail
7 15 (2.14%) Advertising
8 14 (1.99%) Games
9 13 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.71%) Legal
11 9 (1.28%) Back Office
12 5 (0.71%) Publishing
13 4 (0.57%) Electronics
14 3 (0.43%) Law
14 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.28%) Military
15 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 359 (51.14%) Developer
2 196 (27.92%) Software Engineer
3 96 (13.68%) Senior Developer
4 93 (13.25%) Java Developer
5 60 (8.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 58 (8.26%) C# Developer
7 43 (6.13%) iOS Developer
8 42 (5.98%) Software Developer
9 39 (5.56%) .NET Developer
10 37 (5.27%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (4.13%) Graduate
12 28 (3.99%) Mobile Developer
13 25 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (3.28%) Lead Developer
15 22 (3.13%) Programmer
16 21 (2.99%) Analyst
17 20 (2.85%) Architect
18 19 (2.71%) Senior C# Developer
19 17 (2.42%) C# Software Engineer
19 17 (2.42%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (27.92%) .NET
2 152 (21.65%) HTML
3 148 (21.08%) CSS
4 140 (19.94%) Web Services
5 80 (11.40%) XML
6 66 (9.40%) jQuery
7 64 (9.12%) ASP.NET
8 60 (8.55%) WCF
9 58 (8.26%) HTML5
10 56 (7.98%) Spring
11 52 (7.41%) REST
12 48 (6.84%) .NET Framework
13 41 (5.84%) CSS3
14 39 (5.56%) RESTful
15 34 (4.84%) SOAP
16 31 (4.42%) Hibernate
16 31 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (4.13%) AngularJS
17 29 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 139 (19.80%) Computer Science
2 64 (9.12%) Mobile App
2 64 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (8.40%) Open Source
4 44 (6.27%) User Experience
5 31 (4.42%) Algorithms
5 31 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (4.27%) Visualisation
7 28 (3.99%) Mathematics
8 25 (3.56%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.71%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.71%) Physics
10 12 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (1.71%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.57%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.42%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.42%) Equities
13 9 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 84 (11.97%) Linux
2 74 (10.54%) Windows
3 71 (10.11%) Android
4 65 (9.26%) Apple iOS
5 46 (6.55%) UNIX
6 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.57%) Solaris
9 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.28%) AIX
10 2 (0.28%) HPUX
10 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Tizen
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) zOS
11 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.14%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (29.63%) TDD
3 141 (20.09%) Scrum
3 141 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (17.95%) OO
5 107 (15.24%) MVC
6 98 (13.96%) E-Commerce
7 75 (10.68%) Project Management
8 67 (9.54%) Unit Testing
9 58 (8.26%) Multithreading
10 55 (7.83%) BDD
11 51 (7.26%) Test Automation
12 50 (7.12%) OOP
13 49 (6.98%) Waterfall
14 47 (6.70%) Android Development
15 46 (6.55%) iOS Development
16 42 (5.98%) SOA
17 39 (5.56%) CRM
18 33 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (4.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 333 (47.44%) Java
2 222 (31.62%) C#
3 192 (27.35%) JavaScript
4 158 (22.51%) SQL
5 104 (14.81%) C++
6 85 (12.11%) Python
7 64 (9.12%) C
8 41 (5.84%) PHP
9 40 (5.70%) Scala
10 26 (3.70%) Ruby
11 21 (2.99%) VB
12 19 (2.71%) Perl
13 17 (2.42%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.14%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.85%) VBA
16 11 (1.57%) PHP5
17 10 (1.42%) Groovy
17 10 (1.42%) VB.NET
18 8 (1.14%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 164 (23.36%) Degree
2 52 (7.41%) PhD
3 14 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) ISEB
6 3 (0.43%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.28%) MBA
7 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.85%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.43%) Firmware
4 2 (0.28%) Varnish
5 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.14%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.43%) Puppet
3 2 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.55%) Oracle
3 21 (2.99%) Google
4 19 (2.71%) TIBCO
5 11 (1.57%) Zend
5 11 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.28%) IBM
7 9 (1.28%) Informatica
8 8 (1.14%) Citrix
8 8 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.00%) Sybase
9 7 (1.00%) Siebel
9 7 (1.00%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.85%) Advent
10 6 (0.85%) Twitter
10 6 (0.85%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.85%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.85%) HP
10 6 (0.85%) Sony
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago