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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 58 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 411 420 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.22% 3.58% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 4.31% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 323 367 429
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +3.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
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
8286 9742 9775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.01% 83.04% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7096 8091 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 397 (50.57%) Java
2 364 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 196 (24.97%) SQL
5 188 (23.95%) Finance
6 185 (23.57%) C#
7 184 (23.44%) Degree
8 173 (22.04%) HTML
9 160 (20.38%) C++
10 159 (20.25%) Python
11 155 (19.75%) Computer Science
12 154 (19.62%) Linux
13 139 (17.71%) CSS
14 132 (16.82%) TDD
15 131 (16.69%) Scrum
16 130 (16.56%) .NET
17 129 (16.43%) OO
18 125 (15.92%) Git (software)
19 114 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
20 109 (13.89%) Big Data
20 109 (13.89%) SQL Server
21 107 (13.63%) Ruby
22 102 (12.99%) REST
23 98 (12.48%) QA
24 95 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
25 91 (11.59%) Web Services
26 88 (11.21%) MVC
27 84 (10.70%) Oracle
28 82 (10.45%) E-Commerce
28 82 (10.45%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 69 (8.79%) Node.js
2 42 (5.35%) Apache
3 30 (3.82%) Apache Solr
4 23 (2.93%) Apache Spark
5 22 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.68%) CMS
7 16 (2.04%) MQSeries
8 12 (1.53%) IIS
9 11 (1.40%) Confluence
10 10 (1.27%) JBoss
10 10 (1.27%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.15%) nginx
11 9 (1.15%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.76%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.76%) Jetty
13 6 (0.76%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 28 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.02%) MS Office
3 7 (0.89%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.38%) HipChat
6 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Mingle
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.38%) Magento
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.13%) AWD
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 95 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.66%) GitHub
6 12 (1.53%) SaaS
7 5 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.64%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.51%) IaaS
8 4 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.25%) Heroku
11 1 (0.13%) Force.com
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.69%) HTTP
1 29 (3.69%) Internet
2 15 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.53%) Broadband
4 5 (0.64%) SSH
4 5 (0.64%) Wireless
5 4 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.51%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.51%) DNS
6 2 (0.25%) Firewall
6 2 (0.25%) SSL
6 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.13%) Multicast
7 1 (0.13%) UPnP
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) DHCP
7 1 (0.13%) DSL
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.89%) Big Data
1 109 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.03%) NoSQL
3 50 (6.37%) MySQL
4 47 (5.99%) MongoDB
5 44 (5.61%) Hadoop
6 40 (5.10%) Relational Database
7 39 (4.97%) Redis
8 36 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (2.29%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (1.27%) Riak
15 7 (0.89%) Impala
Development Applications
1 125 (15.92%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 44 (5.61%) Selenium
4 39 (4.97%) Maven
5 36 (4.59%) JIRA
6 32 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 28 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 25 (3.18%) JUnit
9 22 (2.80%) Visual Studio
10 15 (1.91%) RSpec
10 15 (1.91%) Hudson
10 15 (1.91%) Subversion
11 13 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.40%) TestNG
12 11 (1.40%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.40%) Ant
13 9 (1.15%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (1.15%) Gradle
13 9 (1.15%) Capybara
General
1 188 (23.95%) Finance
2 74 (9.43%) Banking
3 44 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 44 (5.61%) Marketing
4 26 (3.31%) Games
5 23 (2.93%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.93%) Front Office
6 17 (2.17%) Retail
7 13 (1.66%) Advertising
8 11 (1.40%) Electronics
9 10 (1.27%) Legal
10 7 (0.89%) Back Office
11 5 (0.64%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.38%) Billing
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 427 (54.39%) Developer
2 161 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 135 (17.20%) Senior Developer
4 130 (16.56%) Java Developer
5 65 (8.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 56 (7.13%) Software Developer
7 40 (5.10%) C# Developer
7 40 (5.10%) Architect
8 39 (4.97%) Graduate
9 36 (4.59%) .NET Developer
9 36 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 36 (4.59%) Analyst
10 33 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
11 26 (3.31%) Programmer
12 24 (3.06%) Python Developer
13 23 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (2.80%) iOS Developer
14 22 (2.80%) Graduate Developer
15 21 (2.68%) Big Data Developer
16 18 (2.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (22.04%) HTML
2 139 (17.71%) CSS
3 130 (16.56%) .NET
4 102 (12.99%) REST
5 91 (11.59%) Web Services
6 73 (9.30%) XML
7 67 (8.54%) J2EE
8 65 (8.28%) Spring
9 64 (8.15%) jQuery
10 63 (8.03%) RESTful
11 54 (6.88%) HTML5
12 52 (6.62%) AngularJS
12 52 (6.62%) ASP.NET
13 48 (6.11%) Middleware
14 45 (5.73%) SOAP
15 41 (5.22%) JSON
16 39 (4.97%) Ajax
17 36 (4.59%) WPF
18 35 (4.46%) CSS3
19 31 (3.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 155 (19.75%) Computer Science
2 74 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (4.33%) Mobile App
4 34 (4.33%) Algorithms
4 34 (4.33%) Hedge funds
4 34 (4.33%) Semantic Web
4 34 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (4.08%) Mathematics
6 31 (3.95%) User Experience
7 27 (3.44%) Derivative
7 27 (3.44%) Data Structures
8 25 (3.18%) Xbox
9 19 (2.42%) Statistics
10 18 (2.29%) Equities
11 16 (2.04%) Physics
12 15 (1.91%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.91%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.53%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 154 (19.62%) Linux
2 69 (8.79%) UNIX
2 69 (8.79%) Windows
3 44 (5.61%) Apple iOS
4 36 (4.59%) Ubuntu
5 30 (3.82%) Android
6 9 (1.15%) Solaris
7 4 (0.51%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.51%) CentOS
7 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.25%) VMS
8 2 (0.25%) AIX
8 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (16.82%) TDD
3 131 (16.69%) Scrum
4 129 (16.43%) OO
5 114 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (11.21%) MVC
7 82 (10.45%) E-Commerce
8 76 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 74 (9.43%) BDD
10 62 (7.90%) DevOps
11 58 (7.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 57 (7.26%) Analytics
12 57 (7.26%) Open Source
13 55 (7.01%) Test Automation
14 50 (6.37%) Multithreading
15 44 (5.61%) Automated Testing
16 43 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (5.22%) Web Development
18 39 (4.97%) SDLC
18 39 (4.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 397 (50.57%) Java
2 229 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 196 (24.97%) SQL
4 185 (23.57%) C#
5 160 (20.38%) C++
6 159 (20.25%) Python
7 107 (13.63%) Ruby
8 82 (10.45%) Scala
9 56 (7.13%) C
10 55 (7.01%) PHP
11 30 (3.82%) T-SQL
12 28 (3.57%) Objective-C
13 26 (3.31%) R
14 21 (2.68%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.68%) Perl
15 20 (2.55%) Bash Shell
16 19 (2.42%) Apple Swift
17 14 (1.78%) VBA
18 13 (1.66%) Groovy
19 12 (1.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 184 (23.44%) Degree
2 62 (7.90%) PhD
3 6 (0.76%) Postgraduate
3 6 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) CISSP
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) OCP
7 1 (0.13%) OCA
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) CCNA
7 1 (0.13%) SSCP
7 1 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (12.48%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.25%) MiFID
2 2 (0.25%) EMIR
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (3.69%) Docker
2 16 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.40%) Varnish
4 10 (1.27%) LXC
5 9 (1.15%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.89%) Firmware
7 3 (0.38%) HDFS
8 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 56 (7.13%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (5.86%) Puppet
2 46 (5.86%) Ansible
3 21 (2.68%) Vagrant
4 13 (1.66%) Mesos
5 12 (1.53%) OPNET
6 9 (1.15%) Nagios
7 8 (1.02%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.89%) Chronos
9 5 (0.64%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.51%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.51%) Salt
11 3 (0.38%) Graphite
12 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.13%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 84 (10.70%) Oracle
2 40 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.06%) Red Hat
4 21 (2.68%) TIBCO
4 21 (2.68%) hybris
5 18 (2.29%) Google
6 17 (2.17%) VMware
7 11 (1.40%) SaltStack
7 11 (1.40%) WorldPay
8 10 (1.27%) IBM
9 8 (1.02%) EPiServer
10 7 (0.89%) Zend
10 7 (0.89%) Intel
10 7 (0.89%) Apple
11 6 (0.76%) Cognos
12 5 (0.64%) Sencha
12 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.51%) Siebel
13 4 (0.51%) Sybase
13 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xcede
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £72,000 per annum Bonus, Cash shares, 28 days hol+Bank
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago