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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 93 56 90
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 277 443 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.69% 4.27% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 5.13% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 242 402 298
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
8423 8637 8729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.82% 83.30% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7271 7329 7823
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 £37,764 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 330 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (45.99%) Java
3 200 (30.86%) C#
4 199 (30.71%) TDD
5 180 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 176 (27.16%) .NET
7 170 (26.23%) Finance
8 157 (24.23%) SQL
9 148 (22.84%) Degree
10 146 (22.53%) HTML
11 140 (21.60%) CSS
12 134 (20.68%) SQL Server
13 132 (20.37%) Scrum
14 131 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
15 127 (19.60%) Computer Science
16 120 (18.52%) OO
17 116 (17.90%) Web Services
18 101 (15.59%) MVC
19 91 (14.04%) C++
20 89 (13.73%) E-Commerce
21 86 (13.27%) Microsoft
22 79 (12.19%) Linux
22 79 (12.19%) Python
23 68 (10.49%) Project Management
23 68 (10.49%) BDD
24 67 (10.34%) Git (software)
25 65 (10.03%) jQuery
26 64 (9.88%) Banking
27 62 (9.57%) Windows
28 61 (9.41%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (4.48%) Node.js
2 22 (3.40%) CMS
3 21 (3.24%) IIS
4 18 (2.78%) MQSeries
4 18 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.70%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.93%) Magnolia
10 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.77%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.77%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.77%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (0.77%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.62%) Drupal
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 33 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 19 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.93%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 6 (0.93%) Advent Moxy
2 6 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.62%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.47%) PaaS
3 13 (2.01%) SaaS
4 6 (0.93%) GitHub
4 6 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.46%) Joyent
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Force.com
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.86%) HTTP
2 11 (1.70%) Internet
3 5 (0.77%) Wireless
4 4 (0.62%) 4G
4 4 (0.62%) 3G
4 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.31%) RTP
5 2 (0.31%) Intranet
5 2 (0.31%) SNMP
5 2 (0.31%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.15%) VLAN
6 1 (0.15%) PBX
6 1 (0.15%) VoIP
6 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Extranet
6 1 (0.15%) DSL
6 1 (0.15%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (20.68%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.79%) Big Data
3 38 (5.86%) MySQL
3 38 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 33 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (4.94%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 20 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (2.93%) Redis
10 18 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.08%) MS Access
16 6 (0.93%) SQLite
17 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.77%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 67 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.78%) Selenium
3 29 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.86%) JIRA
5 24 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (3.55%) NUnit
7 22 (3.40%) Jasmine
7 22 (3.40%) Cucumber
8 21 (3.24%) Maven
9 18 (2.78%) Subversion
10 16 (2.47%) Grunt
10 16 (2.47%) WebDriver
11 15 (2.31%) Visual Studio
12 14 (2.16%) Ant
13 9 (1.39%) Moq
13 9 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (1.39%) SpecFlow
14 7 (1.08%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.08%) Xcode
14 7 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 170 (26.23%) Finance
2 64 (9.88%) Banking
3 44 (6.79%) Marketing
4 34 (5.25%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.01%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.86%) Front Office
7 20 (3.09%) Retail
8 17 (2.62%) Advertising
9 16 (2.47%) Games
10 12 (1.85%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.23%) Legal
12 6 (0.93%) Back Office
13 4 (0.62%) Electronics
14 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.46%) Law
15 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.31%) Military
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
15 2 (0.31%) German Language
15 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 308 (47.53%) Developer
2 192 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 94 (14.51%) Senior Developer
4 86 (13.27%) Java Developer
5 76 (11.73%) Senior Software Engineer
6 55 (8.49%) C# Developer
7 46 (7.10%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (5.40%) iOS Developer
9 33 (5.09%) Software Developer
10 28 (4.32%) Graduate
11 27 (4.17%) .NET Developer
12 22 (3.40%) Mobile Developer
12 22 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (3.24%) Analyst
14 19 (2.93%) Lead Developer
15 18 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
16 16 (2.47%) Architect
16 16 (2.47%) Java Software Engineer
17 14 (2.16%) Development Manager
17 14 (2.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (27.16%) .NET
2 146 (22.53%) HTML
3 140 (21.60%) CSS
4 116 (17.90%) Web Services
5 65 (10.03%) jQuery
6 57 (8.80%) XML
7 56 (8.64%) ASP.NET
7 56 (8.64%) HTML5
8 55 (8.49%) WCF
9 54 (8.33%) Spring
10 47 (7.25%) REST
11 44 (6.79%) .NET Framework
12 36 (5.56%) CSS3
13 32 (4.94%) Hibernate
14 31 (4.78%) J2EE
14 31 (4.78%) RESTful
15 30 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (4.63%) AngularJS
16 28 (4.32%) JSON
17 27 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 127 (19.60%) Computer Science
2 60 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.87%) Open Source
4 47 (7.25%) Mobile App
5 42 (6.48%) User Experience
6 30 (4.63%) Mathematics
7 29 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (4.17%) Visualisation
9 23 (3.55%) Algorithms
10 21 (3.24%) Data Structures
11 16 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (2.01%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (1.85%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.85%) Physics
14 11 (1.70%) Equities
14 11 (1.70%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.39%) Data Integration
15 9 (1.39%) N-Tier
15 9 (1.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 79 (12.19%) Linux
2 62 (9.57%) Windows
3 58 (8.95%) Android
4 54 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 43 (6.64%) UNIX
6 6 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.77%) Solaris
8 3 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.31%) CentOS
9 2 (0.31%) AIX
9 2 (0.31%) HPUX
9 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.15%) OS/400
10 1 (0.15%) zOS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (30.71%) TDD
3 132 (20.37%) Scrum
4 131 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (18.52%) OO
6 101 (15.59%) MVC
7 89 (13.73%) E-Commerce
8 68 (10.49%) Project Management
8 68 (10.49%) BDD
9 61 (9.41%) Unit Testing
10 51 (7.87%) Multithreading
11 45 (6.94%) OOP
11 45 (6.94%) Test Automation
12 43 (6.64%) Waterfall
13 41 (6.33%) SOA
14 37 (5.71%) iOS Development
15 33 (5.09%) CRM
15 33 (5.09%) Android Development
16 31 (4.78%) Risk Management
16 31 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 298 (45.99%) Java
2 200 (30.86%) C#
3 180 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 157 (24.23%) SQL
5 91 (14.04%) C++
6 79 (12.19%) Python
7 58 (8.95%) C
8 48 (7.41%) PHP
9 44 (6.79%) Scala
10 26 (4.01%) Ruby
11 22 (3.40%) VB
12 15 (2.31%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.01%) Groovy
14 12 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.85%) Perl
15 11 (1.70%) R
16 10 (1.54%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.54%) PHP5
17 9 (1.39%) VB.NET
18 8 (1.23%) F#
Qualifications
1 148 (22.84%) Degree
2 46 (7.10%) PhD
3 16 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.46%) ISEB
6 3 (0.46%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.31%) MBA
7 2 (0.31%) PMP
7 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.86%) QA
2 8 (1.23%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.93%) Varnish
2 6 (0.93%) Terminal Services
3 5 (0.77%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.15%) GridGain
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.08%) Puppet
3 4 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.15%) Plesk
4 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.41%) Oracle
3 18 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 15 (2.31%) Google
5 12 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.54%) Zend
7 9 (1.39%) Informatica
8 8 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (1.23%) Citrix
8 8 (1.23%) EPiServer
9 7 (1.08%) HP
9 7 (1.08%) Siebel
9 7 (1.08%) Sybase
10 6 (0.93%) Twitter
10 6 (0.93%) Sony
10 6 (0.93%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.93%) Advent
11 5 (0.77%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.77%) IBM
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25%+ Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £320-£330 Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £55000 per annum + excelllent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago