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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 85 53 84
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +31
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 308 470 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.96% 4.52% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 5.46% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 271 410 332
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 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
8639 8614 8720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.04% 82.93% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7305 7231 7812
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,994 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 27 February 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 February 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.

1 313 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (46.62%) Java
3 188 (29.51%) C#
4 184 (28.89%) TDD
5 176 (27.63%) Finance
6 173 (27.16%) JavaScript
7 159 (24.96%) .NET
8 150 (23.55%) Degree
9 142 (22.29%) HTML
10 139 (21.82%) SQL
11 134 (21.04%) CSS
12 125 (19.62%) Computer Science
13 119 (18.68%) SQL Server
13 119 (18.68%) Scrum
14 117 (18.37%) OO
15 115 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
16 101 (15.86%) Web Services
17 98 (15.38%) MVC
18 95 (14.91%) Linux
19 93 (14.60%) C++
19 93 (14.60%) E-Commerce
20 85 (13.34%) Microsoft
21 79 (12.40%) Python
22 72 (11.30%) BDD
23 69 (10.83%) Git (software)
24 65 (10.20%) jQuery
25 63 (9.89%) C
26 61 (9.58%) Spring
27 60 (9.42%) XML
28 59 (9.26%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (5.97%) Node.js
2 24 (3.77%) IIS
2 24 (3.77%) CMS
3 21 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.51%) MQSeries
5 14 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.73%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.41%) Apache
9 7 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.10%) Magnolia
10 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.63%) WordPress
11 4 (0.63%) nginx
12 3 (0.47%) Confluence
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.63%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.35%) PaaS
3 14 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.57%) SaaS
5 7 (1.10%) GitHub
6 6 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.63%) IaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Joyent
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.31%) Route 53
10 1 (0.16%) Force.com
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.14%) HTTP
2 15 (2.35%) Internet
3 10 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.10%) Wireless
5 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.63%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.47%) 3G
6 3 (0.47%) Intranet
6 3 (0.47%) 4G
7 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.31%) RTP
8 1 (0.16%) Q.931
8 1 (0.16%) DSL
8 1 (0.16%) Extranet
8 1 (0.16%) SNMP
8 1 (0.16%) Broadband
8 1 (0.16%) PBX
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.85%) Big Data
3 44 (6.91%) NoSQL
4 43 (6.75%) Relational Database
5 39 (6.12%) MySQL
6 35 (5.49%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (4.24%) Hadoop
8 21 (3.30%) Redis
9 17 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.94%) SQLite
17 5 (0.78%) Apache Hive
17 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 69 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.18%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.55%) Selenium
4 28 (4.40%) Maven
5 24 (3.77%) JIRA
6 22 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (3.14%) Subversion
7 20 (3.14%) NUnit
7 20 (3.14%) Ant
8 19 (2.98%) Jasmine
8 19 (2.98%) Cucumber
9 15 (2.35%) Grunt
10 14 (2.20%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.73%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.73%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.57%) Moq
13 9 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
14 7 (1.10%) Gradle
14 7 (1.10%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 176 (27.63%) Finance
2 58 (9.11%) Banking
3 38 (5.97%) Marketing
4 37 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.30%) Games
7 20 (3.14%) Front Office
8 19 (2.98%) Retail
9 15 (2.35%) Advertising
10 9 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.10%) Back Office
11 7 (1.10%) Legal
12 6 (0.94%) Electronics
13 4 (0.63%) Publishing
14 3 (0.47%) Law
15 2 (0.31%) Military
15 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.31%) Automotive
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
15 2 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 287 (45.05%) Developer
2 205 (32.18%) Software Engineer
3 91 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 83 (13.03%) Java Developer
5 74 (11.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 55 (8.63%) C# Developer
7 49 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 34 (5.34%) Software Developer
9 31 (4.87%) iOS Developer
10 30 (4.71%) Graduate
11 24 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
13 21 (3.30%) .NET Developer
13 21 (3.30%) Architect
14 18 (2.83%) Analyst
14 18 (2.83%) Mobile Developer
15 17 (2.67%) Consultant
16 16 (2.51%) Lead Developer
16 16 (2.51%) Graduate Developer
17 14 (2.20%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (24.96%) .NET
2 142 (22.29%) HTML
3 134 (21.04%) CSS
4 101 (15.86%) Web Services
5 65 (10.20%) jQuery
6 61 (9.58%) Spring
7 60 (9.42%) XML
8 58 (9.11%) HTML5
9 56 (8.79%) ASP.NET
10 49 (7.69%) WCF
11 40 (6.28%) REST
12 39 (6.12%) CSS3
12 39 (6.12%) .NET Framework
13 38 (5.97%) AngularJS
14 36 (5.65%) RESTful
14 36 (5.65%) J2EE
14 36 (5.65%) Hibernate
15 32 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (4.55%) JSON
17 26 (4.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (19.62%) Computer Science
2 52 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.59%) User Experience
3 42 (6.59%) Open Source
4 39 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 32 (5.02%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.61%) Visualisation
7 21 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.67%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.20%) Data Structures
12 13 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
12 13 (2.04%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.73%) Physics
13 11 (1.73%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.57%) iPhone
15 9 (1.41%) Equities
15 9 (1.41%) N-Tier
16 8 (1.26%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 95 (14.91%) Linux
2 52 (8.16%) Windows
3 50 (7.85%) Android
4 48 (7.54%) UNIX
5 45 (7.06%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.78%) CentOS
7 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.63%) Solaris
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.31%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.16%) Tizen
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (28.89%) TDD
3 119 (18.68%) Scrum
4 117 (18.37%) OO
5 115 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
6 98 (15.38%) MVC
7 93 (14.60%) E-Commerce
8 72 (11.30%) BDD
9 59 (9.26%) Multithreading
10 58 (9.11%) Unit Testing
11 56 (8.79%) Project Management
12 46 (7.22%) SOA
13 40 (6.28%) Waterfall
14 36 (5.65%) Test Automation
15 34 (5.34%) OOP
16 33 (5.18%) CRM
16 33 (5.18%) Analytics
16 33 (5.18%) iOS Development
17 31 (4.87%) Pair Programming
18 30 (4.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 297 (46.62%) Java
2 188 (29.51%) C#
3 173 (27.16%) JavaScript
4 139 (21.82%) SQL
5 93 (14.60%) C++
6 79 (12.40%) Python
7 63 (9.89%) C
8 49 (7.69%) PHP
9 48 (7.54%) Scala
10 30 (4.71%) Ruby
11 20 (3.14%) VB
12 15 (2.35%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.20%) Perl
14 13 (2.04%) Groovy
14 13 (2.04%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.04%) R
15 10 (1.57%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.41%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 150 (23.55%) Degree
2 45 (7.06%) PhD
3 19 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.57%) VCP4
7 4 (0.63%) ISEB
8 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.31%) PMP
9 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) MBA
10 1 (0.16%) MCTS
10 1 (0.16%) MCPD
10 1 (0.16%) MCAD
10 1 (0.16%) MCSD
10 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.18%) QA
2 8 (1.26%) JSP 440
3 6 (0.94%) 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 9 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.10%) Firmware
2 7 (1.10%) Varnish
3 1 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.16%) GridGain
3 1 (0.16%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) Squid
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.88%) Puppet
2 11 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.63%) Ansible
4 2 (0.31%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) OPNET
5 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.16%) Plesk
Vendors
1 85 (13.34%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.85%) Oracle
3 18 (2.83%) TIBCO
4 13 (2.04%) Google
4 13 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.57%) hybris
6 9 (1.41%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.41%) Sybase
6 9 (1.41%) Informatica
7 8 (1.26%) Zend
8 7 (1.10%) HP
9 6 (0.94%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.94%) Sony
10 5 (0.78%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.78%) Siebel
10 5 (0.78%) Facebook
10 5 (0.78%) Twitter
10 5 (0.78%) Tableau
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum Stiok and Equity Options
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago