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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 68 60 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 440 460 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.65% 3.80% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 4.69% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 385 437 359
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
9776 9807 10158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.18% 80.92% 79.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8086 8640 9280
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 451 (50.06%) Java
2 281 (31.19%) C#
3 248 (27.52%) .NET
4 247 (27.41%) SQL
5 245 (27.19%) JavaScript
6 235 (26.08%) Finance
7 218 (24.20%) Degree
8 211 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
9 207 (22.97%) HTML
10 206 (22.86%) TDD
11 189 (20.98%) CSS
12 188 (20.87%) SQL Server
12 188 (20.87%) Scrum
13 181 (20.09%) C++
14 178 (19.76%) OO
15 176 (19.53%) Web Services
16 156 (17.31%) Computer Science
16 156 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
17 146 (16.20%) MVC
18 144 (15.98%) Banking
19 137 (15.21%) XML
20 115 (12.76%) Oracle
20 115 (12.76%) Python
21 114 (12.65%) Linux
22 110 (12.21%) E-Commerce
23 109 (12.10%) Microsoft
24 106 (11.76%) ASP.NET
24 106 (11.76%) C
25 98 (10.88%) Open Source
26 92 (10.21%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (4.33%) MQSeries
2 34 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 32 (3.55%) IIS
4 30 (3.33%) Apache
5 20 (2.22%) Node.js
6 19 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 18 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (2.00%) CMS
7 18 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 17 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.78%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
12 11 (1.22%) Orchard CMS
12 11 (1.22%) NServiceBus
12 11 (1.22%) Sitefinity
13 9 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.00%) Magnolia
14 8 (0.89%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 60 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 25 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.89%) AquaLogic BPM
3 5 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.55%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 5 (0.55%) Advent Moxy
4 3 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.22%) SaaS
2 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.55%) PaaS
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.11%) Route 53
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.22%) HTTP
2 27 (3.00%) Internet
3 24 (2.66%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.11%) Wireless
5 16 (1.78%) RTP
6 13 (1.44%) GSM
7 10 (1.11%) TCAP
7 10 (1.11%) INAP
7 10 (1.11%) SS7
7 10 (1.11%) VLAN
7 10 (1.11%) SIGTRAN
8 8 (0.89%) SSH
9 7 (0.78%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.78%) Firewall
10 6 (0.67%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.44%) SSL
11 4 (0.44%) Broadband
12 3 (0.33%) FTP
12 3 (0.33%) VPN
12 3 (0.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.44%) MySQL
2 58 (6.44%) Relational Database
3 56 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 42 (4.66%) MongoDB
6 37 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (3.55%) Big Data
8 31 (3.44%) Hadoop
9 27 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.33%) Neo4j
16 11 (1.22%) RavenDB
17 10 (1.11%) MS Access
18 9 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (5.22%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.11%) Visual Studio
3 34 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (3.55%) Selenium
5 30 (3.33%) NUnit
6 27 (3.00%) Subversion
7 26 (2.89%) JIRA
8 25 (2.77%) Maven
9 20 (2.22%) Jenkins
9 20 (2.22%) JUnit
10 19 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 18 (2.00%) WebDriver
12 13 (1.44%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 12 (1.33%) Ant
14 10 (1.11%) Jasmine
15 9 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
16 8 (0.89%) WATIR
17 7 (0.78%) CruiseControl
17 7 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 235 (26.08%) Finance
2 144 (15.98%) Banking
3 75 (8.32%) Telecoms
4 68 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.11%) Front Office
6 30 (3.33%) Retail
7 14 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.55%) Marketing
8 13 (1.44%) Games
8 13 (1.44%) Publishing
9 11 (1.22%) Advertising
10 10 (1.11%) Multimedia
11 9 (1.00%) Legal
12 6 (0.67%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.55%) Law
14 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
15 2 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 493 (54.72%) Developer
2 213 (23.64%) Software Engineer
3 142 (15.76%) Senior Developer
4 139 (15.43%) Java Developer
5 86 (9.54%) .NET Developer
6 71 (7.88%) C# Developer
7 60 (6.66%) Senior Software Engineer
8 52 (5.77%) Software Developer
9 50 (5.55%) Programmer
10 43 (4.77%) iOS Developer
10 43 (4.77%) Architect
11 40 (4.44%) Analyst
12 34 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
13 33 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (3.66%) C++ Software Engineer
14 32 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
15 30 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
16 29 (3.22%) Team Leader
17 27 (3.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (27.52%) .NET
2 207 (22.97%) HTML
3 189 (20.98%) CSS
4 176 (19.53%) Web Services
5 137 (15.21%) XML
6 106 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 89 (9.88%) jQuery
8 84 (9.32%) REST
9 83 (9.21%) WCF
10 79 (8.77%) HTML5
11 70 (7.77%) Spring
12 67 (7.44%) SOAP
13 64 (7.10%) .NET Framework
14 57 (6.33%) CSS3
15 55 (6.10%) RESTful
16 53 (5.88%) J2EE
17 50 (5.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (4.66%) Middleware
19 41 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 38 (4.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 156 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 98 (10.88%) Open Source
3 91 (10.10%) Mobile App
4 67 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (4.22%) Mathematics
6 29 (3.22%) Physics
7 25 (2.77%) Inversion of Control
8 21 (2.33%) Market Risk
8 21 (2.33%) Fixed Income
9 20 (2.22%) Visualisation
10 18 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (2.00%) Derivative
11 14 (1.55%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.44%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.22%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.11%) Social Media
14 10 (1.11%) Equities
15 8 (0.89%) Blackberry
16 7 (0.78%) Grid Computing
16 7 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.65%) Linux
2 92 (10.21%) UNIX
3 89 (9.88%) Windows
4 84 (9.32%) Android
5 70 (7.77%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.44%) CentOS
8 4 (0.44%) Solaris
9 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.22%) HPUX
10 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
11 1 (0.11%) Debian
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) OS/400
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (22.86%) TDD
3 188 (20.87%) Scrum
4 178 (19.76%) OO
5 156 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (16.20%) MVC
7 110 (12.21%) E-Commerce
8 88 (9.77%) Multithreading
9 78 (8.66%) Project Management
10 72 (7.99%) Waterfall
11 70 (7.77%) Risk Management
12 68 (7.55%) Unit Testing
13 64 (7.10%) SOA
14 63 (6.99%) Technical Architecture
15 54 (5.99%) Test Automation
16 53 (5.88%) iOS Development
16 53 (5.88%) OOP
17 51 (5.66%) Android Development
18 50 (5.55%) Low Latency
19 43 (4.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 451 (50.06%) Java
2 281 (31.19%) C#
3 247 (27.41%) SQL
4 245 (27.19%) JavaScript
5 181 (20.09%) C++
6 115 (12.76%) Python
7 106 (11.76%) C
8 75 (8.32%) Ruby
9 61 (6.77%) PHP
10 45 (4.99%) Scala
11 30 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.33%) VB
12 28 (3.11%) Objective-C
13 26 (2.89%) Groovy
14 25 (2.77%) Perl
15 21 (2.33%) XAML
15 21 (2.33%) T-SQL
15 21 (2.33%) VBScript
16 15 (1.66%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 218 (24.20%) Degree
2 47 (5.22%) PhD
3 24 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.89%) CISSP
7 7 (0.78%) GCIH
7 7 (0.78%) GIAC
8 3 (0.33%) MCSD
8 3 (0.33%) ISEB
8 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) PMP
9 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.11%) CCNP
10 1 (0.11%) CCNA
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.22%) QA
2 11 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.00%) TickIT
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.67%) Snort
2 5 (0.55%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.33%) NFS
3 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.33%) Varnish
3 3 (0.33%) Postfix
3 3 (0.33%) OpenSSH
4 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (1.33%) Puppet
2 9 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.89%) Nagios
4 5 (0.55%) CA SiteMinder
4 5 (0.55%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.55%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.33%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.22%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) Graylog2
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 115 (12.76%) Oracle
2 109 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.77%) TIBCO
4 25 (2.77%) Google
5 21 (2.33%) IBM
5 21 (2.33%) EPiServer
6 20 (2.22%) Sitecore
7 17 (1.89%) Adobe
8 12 (1.33%) Twitter
9 11 (1.22%) Zend
10 8 (0.89%) JBoss
11 7 (0.78%) Symantec
11 7 (0.78%) Citrix
11 7 (0.78%) ArcSight
11 7 (0.78%) LogLogic
11 7 (0.78%) Q1 Labs
12 6 (0.67%) hybris
12 6 (0.67%) ATG
12 6 (0.67%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.67%) Endeca
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Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
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