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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 78 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 337 461 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.24% 4.12% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 4.99% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 307 401 363
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
8747 9230 8879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.10% 82.52% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7347 7706 7865
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 299 (47.99%) Java
2 298 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (30.34%) C#
4 167 (26.81%) Finance
5 166 (26.65%) JavaScript
5 166 (26.65%) TDD
6 156 (25.04%) .NET
7 146 (23.43%) SQL
8 136 (21.83%) Degree
9 127 (20.39%) HTML
10 119 (19.10%) CSS
11 112 (17.98%) SQL Server
12 110 (17.66%) Computer Science
13 107 (17.17%) Scrum
14 104 (16.69%) OO
15 101 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
16 100 (16.05%) MVC
17 95 (15.25%) E-Commerce
18 87 (13.96%) Linux
19 81 (13.00%) Microsoft
20 79 (12.68%) Web Services
21 77 (12.36%) C++
21 77 (12.36%) BDD
22 72 (11.56%) Git (software)
23 70 (11.24%) Python
24 68 (10.91%) Unit Testing
25 64 (10.27%) jQuery
26 62 (9.95%) Spring
27 60 (9.63%) Banking
28 58 (9.31%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (7.54%) Node.js
2 31 (4.98%) CMS
3 25 (4.01%) IIS
4 19 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (2.25%) Apache
7 13 (2.09%) Apache Solr
7 13 (2.09%) MQSeries
7 13 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.61%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.28%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.12%) Magnolia
11 7 (1.12%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.96%) WordPress
13 5 (0.80%) JBoss
14 4 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Mingle
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.61%) SaaS
3 10 (1.61%) PaaS
4 9 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.12%) GitHub
6 4 (0.64%) IaaS
7 3 (0.48%) Joyent
7 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.32%) Route 53
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.73%) HTTP
2 14 (2.25%) Internet
3 10 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.61%) Wireless
4 7 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.12%) Bluetooth
5 5 (0.80%) Broadband
6 3 (0.48%) Intranet
7 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.32%) 4G
7 2 (0.32%) 3G
8 1 (0.16%) DSL
8 1 (0.16%) RTP
8 1 (0.16%) Q.931
8 1 (0.16%) Extranet
8 1 (0.16%) SNMP
8 1 (0.16%) PBX
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.03%) NoSQL
3 49 (7.87%) Big Data
4 43 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 35 (5.62%) MongoDB
6 31 (4.98%) MySQL
7 25 (4.01%) Hadoop
7 25 (4.01%) Redis
8 23 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (3.05%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.96%) SQLite
16 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.46%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.98%) Selenium
4 26 (4.17%) Maven
5 23 (3.69%) JIRA
6 20 (3.21%) Jasmine
7 19 (3.05%) Cucumber
7 19 (3.05%) Ant
8 18 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (2.41%) Subversion
10 14 (2.25%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.25%) NUnit
11 12 (1.93%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.93%) WebDriver
11 12 (1.93%) Grunt
12 9 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (1.28%) Gradle
14 7 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.12%) Moq
14 7 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 167 (26.81%) Finance
2 60 (9.63%) Banking
3 41 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.46%) Marketing
5 24 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.85%) Front Office
6 19 (3.05%) Games
7 18 (2.89%) Retail
8 10 (1.61%) Electronics
9 9 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.28%) Advertising
11 7 (1.12%) Back Office
12 5 (0.80%) Legal
13 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.64%) Automotive
13 4 (0.64%) Law
14 3 (0.48%) Publishing
15 2 (0.32%) Military
15 2 (0.32%) French Language
15 2 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 286 (45.91%) Developer
2 205 (32.91%) Software Engineer
3 92 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 89 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 67 (10.75%) Senior Software Engineer
6 53 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 47 (7.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 41 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 35 (5.62%) Graduate
10 28 (4.49%) iOS Developer
11 27 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (4.17%) Architect
13 23 (3.69%) .NET Developer
13 23 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
14 20 (3.21%) Analyst
15 19 (3.05%) Consultant
16 18 (2.89%) Graduate Developer
17 17 (2.73%) C# Software Engineer
18 16 (2.57%) Junior
18 16 (2.57%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (25.04%) .NET
2 127 (20.39%) HTML
3 119 (19.10%) CSS
4 79 (12.68%) Web Services
5 64 (10.27%) jQuery
6 62 (9.95%) Spring
7 55 (8.83%) ASP.NET
7 55 (8.83%) HTML5
8 52 (8.35%) XML
9 46 (7.38%) J2EE
10 42 (6.74%) REST
10 42 (6.74%) AngularJS
11 41 (6.58%) CSS3
12 40 (6.42%) RESTful
13 36 (5.78%) JSON
14 35 (5.62%) WCF
14 35 (5.62%) .NET Framework
15 33 (5.30%) Hibernate
16 32 (5.14%) Middleware
17 28 (4.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 110 (17.66%) Computer Science
2 58 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (7.06%) Open Source
4 33 (5.30%) Mobile App
5 31 (4.98%) User Experience
6 30 (4.82%) Mathematics
7 23 (3.69%) Visualisation
8 22 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.41%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.41%) Algorithms
9 15 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.25%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.93%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.77%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (1.77%) iPhone
13 10 (1.61%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.61%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.61%) Physics
14 8 (1.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 87 (13.96%) Linux
2 46 (7.38%) Android
3 45 (7.22%) UNIX
4 44 (7.06%) Windows
5 42 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.80%) CentOS
7 4 (0.64%) Solaris
8 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) uClinux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (26.65%) TDD
3 107 (17.17%) Scrum
4 104 (16.69%) OO
5 101 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (16.05%) MVC
7 95 (15.25%) E-Commerce
8 77 (12.36%) BDD
9 68 (10.91%) Unit Testing
10 45 (7.22%) Multithreading
11 43 (6.90%) Analytics
12 41 (6.58%) SOA
12 41 (6.58%) Project Management
13 34 (5.46%) Pair Programming
14 32 (5.14%) iOS Development
15 31 (4.98%) Data Modelling
16 30 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (4.82%) Waterfall
17 29 (4.65%) DevOps
18 26 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 299 (47.99%) Java
2 189 (30.34%) C#
3 166 (26.65%) JavaScript
4 146 (23.43%) SQL
5 77 (12.36%) C++
6 70 (11.24%) Python
7 56 (8.99%) C
8 51 (8.19%) Scala
9 41 (6.58%) PHP
10 35 (5.62%) Ruby
11 18 (2.89%) Perl
12 17 (2.73%) VB
12 17 (2.73%) R
13 16 (2.57%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.41%) Groovy
15 13 (2.09%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.93%) Embedded C
16 12 (1.93%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.77%) Bash Shell
18 10 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 136 (21.83%) Degree
2 50 (8.03%) PhD
3 20 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.57%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.64%) ISEB
8 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.32%) PMP
9 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.32%) MBA
10 1 (0.16%) MCTS
10 1 (0.16%) MCAD
10 1 (0.16%) MCSD
10 1 (0.16%) MCPD
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.26%) QA
2 8 (1.28%) JSP 440
3 6 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (1.61%) Firmware
2 7 (1.12%) Varnish
3 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Squid
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.16%) GridGain
4 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (2.41%) Puppet
2 11 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.80%) OPNET
4 4 (0.64%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) Plesk
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 81 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.83%) Oracle
3 19 (3.05%) TIBCO
4 16 (2.57%) hybris
5 13 (2.09%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.09%) Google
6 12 (1.93%) Sybase
7 9 (1.44%) EPiServer
8 8 (1.28%) Informatica
9 7 (1.12%) HP
9 7 (1.12%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.96%) Tableau
10 6 (0.96%) Demandware
10 6 (0.96%) Facebook
10 6 (0.96%) Cognos
10 6 (0.96%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.96%) Sony
11 5 (0.80%) Zend
12 4 (0.64%) Greenplum
12 4 (0.64%) Hortonworks
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dice Holdings
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago