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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 67 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 356 480 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.45% 3.72% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 4.48% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 326 428 417
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
8829 10718 9603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.55% 82.96% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7442 8916 8331
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015, 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.

1 311 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (47.00%) Java
3 173 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 173 (26.57%) C#
4 155 (23.81%) Degree
5 154 (23.66%) SQL
6 152 (23.35%) Finance
7 147 (22.58%) TDD
8 141 (21.66%) .NET
9 133 (20.43%) HTML
10 115 (17.67%) Computer Science
11 113 (17.36%) CSS
12 111 (17.05%) Scrum
13 108 (16.59%) SQL Server
14 103 (15.82%) OO
15 99 (15.21%) Linux
16 98 (15.05%) E-Commerce
17 95 (14.59%) Git (software)
18 94 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
19 89 (13.67%) BDD
20 85 (13.06%) C++
21 84 (12.90%) MVC
22 76 (11.67%) Python
23 74 (11.37%) Microsoft
24 71 (10.91%) Web Services
24 71 (10.91%) Unit Testing
25 66 (10.14%) Spring
26 65 (9.98%) Scala
27 64 (9.83%) jQuery
27 64 (9.83%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 58 (8.91%) Node.js
2 26 (3.99%) CMS
3 25 (3.84%) IIS
4 19 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.46%) Apache
5 16 (2.46%) Apache Solr
6 15 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.54%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.38%) MQSeries
10 8 (1.23%) JBoss
11 7 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.08%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.92%) nginx
12 6 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.92%) Magnolia
Applications
1 25 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.31%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) Mingle
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.23%) SaaS
4 8 (1.23%) IaaS
4 8 (1.23%) GitHub
5 6 (0.92%) PaaS
6 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.46%) Joyent
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.31%) Route 53
8 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.15%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.53%) HTTP
2 19 (2.92%) Internet
3 12 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.54%) Wireless
5 9 (1.38%) Broadband
6 7 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.08%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.61%) DNS
8 2 (0.31%) DSL
8 2 (0.31%) Intranet
8 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.31%) Multicast
9 1 (0.15%) MVNO
9 1 (0.15%) AMQP
9 1 (0.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.76%) Relational Database
3 49 (7.53%) Big Data
4 46 (7.07%) NoSQL
5 42 (6.45%) MySQL
6 29 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (4.45%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.15%) Hadoop
8 25 (3.84%) RDBMS
9 24 (3.69%) Redis
10 22 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.92%) SQLite
17 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
18 4 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 95 (14.59%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.45%) Maven
3 38 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 35 (5.38%) Selenium
5 26 (3.99%) Cucumber
6 25 (3.84%) JIRA
6 25 (3.84%) Ant
7 18 (2.76%) Jasmine
8 16 (2.46%) Visual Studio
8 16 (2.46%) Eclipse
8 16 (2.46%) Subversion
8 16 (2.46%) WebDriver
9 14 (2.15%) JUnit
10 13 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.00%) Grunt
11 11 (1.69%) Gradle
11 11 (1.69%) RSpec
12 9 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (1.38%) NUnit
13 7 (1.08%) TestNG
General
1 152 (23.35%) Finance
2 55 (8.45%) Banking
3 38 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.07%) Marketing
5 27 (4.15%) Games
6 21 (3.23%) Front Office
7 19 (2.92%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.61%) Retail
9 9 (1.38%) Electronics
9 9 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.23%) Advertising
10 8 (1.23%) Legal
11 7 (1.08%) Back Office
12 5 (0.77%) Automotive
13 4 (0.61%) Law
13 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.46%) Publishing
15 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 299 (45.93%) Developer
2 204 (31.34%) Software Engineer
3 101 (15.51%) Java Developer
4 89 (13.67%) Senior Developer
5 60 (9.22%) Senior Software Engineer
6 50 (7.68%) Software Developer
7 49 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 45 (6.91%) C# Developer
9 39 (5.99%) Graduate
10 33 (5.07%) Architect
11 26 (3.99%) .NET Developer
12 25 (3.84%) iOS Developer
13 24 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
14 23 (3.53%) Junior
15 22 (3.38%) Analyst
15 22 (3.38%) Consultant
16 20 (3.07%) Graduate Developer
17 19 (2.92%) Junior Developer
18 15 (2.30%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (21.66%) .NET
2 133 (20.43%) HTML
3 113 (17.36%) CSS
4 71 (10.91%) Web Services
5 66 (10.14%) Spring
6 64 (9.83%) jQuery
6 64 (9.83%) XML
7 61 (9.37%) REST
8 51 (7.83%) HTML5
9 49 (7.53%) ASP.NET
9 49 (7.53%) J2EE
10 47 (7.22%) RESTful
11 43 (6.61%) JSON
12 41 (6.30%) AngularJS
13 37 (5.68%) Middleware
14 35 (5.38%) CSS3
15 31 (4.76%) Hibernate
16 29 (4.45%) WPF
17 25 (3.84%) SOAP
18 23 (3.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 115 (17.67%) Computer Science
2 63 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.76%) Open Source
4 31 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 31 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 30 (4.61%) User Experience
6 20 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.07%) Visualisation
7 19 (2.92%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.00%) Derivative
10 12 (1.84%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.84%) Equities
10 12 (1.84%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.54%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.54%) Physics
11 10 (1.54%) iPhone
11 10 (1.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 99 (15.21%) Linux
2 51 (7.83%) UNIX
3 48 (7.37%) Windows
4 43 (6.61%) Apple iOS
5 41 (6.30%) Android
6 6 (0.92%) CentOS
7 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.61%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Solaris
10 2 (0.31%) VMS
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (22.58%) TDD
3 111 (17.05%) Scrum
4 103 (15.82%) OO
5 98 (15.05%) E-Commerce
6 94 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (13.67%) BDD
8 84 (12.90%) MVC
9 71 (10.91%) Unit Testing
10 46 (7.07%) Analytics
11 45 (6.91%) Multithreading
12 38 (5.84%) SOA
13 37 (5.68%) DevOps
14 33 (5.07%) Data Modelling
15 30 (4.61%) iOS Development
15 30 (4.61%) Project Management
16 29 (4.45%) Pair Programming
16 29 (4.45%) Continuous Delivery
17 28 (4.30%) Automated Testing
18 27 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 306 (47.00%) Java
2 173 (26.57%) JavaScript
2 173 (26.57%) C#
3 154 (23.66%) SQL
4 85 (13.06%) C++
5 76 (11.67%) Python
6 65 (9.98%) Scala
7 58 (8.91%) Ruby
7 58 (8.91%) C
8 49 (7.53%) PHP
9 22 (3.38%) Objective-C
10 19 (2.92%) R
10 19 (2.92%) Perl
11 18 (2.76%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.46%) Groovy
13 15 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.84%) MATLAB
14 12 (1.84%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (23.81%) Degree
2 52 (7.99%) PhD
3 19 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.46%) ISEB
8 3 (0.46%) PMP
8 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCPD
9 1 (0.15%) MCTS
9 1 (0.15%) MCAD
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.99%) QA
2 8 (1.23%) JSP 440
3 6 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.46%) EMIR
4 3 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (1.54%) Varnish
2 9 (1.38%) Firmware
3 6 (0.92%) Docker
4 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.61%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.31%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 28 (4.30%) Puppet
2 17 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.00%) Ansible
4 9 (1.38%) OPNET
5 6 (0.92%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.61%) Nagios
6 4 (0.61%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.61%) Salt
6 4 (0.61%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.15%) Plesk
Vendors
1 74 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.29%) Oracle
3 20 (3.07%) hybris
4 16 (2.46%) Google
5 15 (2.30%) TIBCO
6 9 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.08%) WorldPay
7 7 (1.08%) Rackspace
7 7 (1.08%) Demandware
7 7 (1.08%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.08%) Sybase
8 6 (0.92%) Cognos
8 6 (0.92%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.77%) Splunk
9 5 (0.77%) VMware
10 4 (0.61%) HP
10 4 (0.61%) Informatica
10 4 (0.61%) ESRI
10 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.61%) Greenplum
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £77,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: Yesterday