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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 60 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 436 437 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.16% 3.53% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 4.22% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 367 371 448
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £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
8935 10354 9938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.18% 83.56% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7632 8540 8710
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 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 July 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.

1 403 (50.44%) Java
2 359 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 201 (25.16%) Finance
5 196 (24.53%) SQL
6 195 (24.41%) C#
7 189 (23.65%) Degree
8 161 (20.15%) Linux
9 160 (20.03%) HTML
10 157 (19.65%) C++
11 154 (19.27%) Computer Science
12 145 (18.15%) .NET
12 145 (18.15%) OO
13 141 (17.65%) TDD
14 134 (16.77%) Python
15 126 (15.77%) CSS
16 125 (15.64%) SQL Server
16 125 (15.64%) Scrum
17 119 (14.89%) Git (software)
18 115 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
19 103 (12.89%) Ruby
20 95 (11.89%) Big Data
21 94 (11.76%) REST
21 94 (11.76%) MVC
22 90 (11.26%) E-Commerce
23 88 (11.01%) Oracle
23 88 (11.01%) QA
24 84 (10.51%) Web Services
24 84 (10.51%) XML
25 82 (10.26%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (8.26%) Node.js
2 42 (5.26%) Apache
3 28 (3.50%) CMS
3 28 (3.50%) Apache Solr
4 24 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.88%) IIS
6 19 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (2.25%) Apache Spark
8 16 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.75%) MQSeries
10 13 (1.63%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.50%) JBoss
11 12 (1.50%) nginx
12 8 (1.00%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.00%) Apache Pig
12 8 (1.00%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.88%) Jetty
13 7 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
14 6 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.63%) MS Office
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.25%) Mingle
6 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.38%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.25%) AquaLogic BPM
4 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 74 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.13%) SaaS
6 6 (0.75%) IaaS
7 5 (0.63%) GitHub
7 5 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.25%) Route 53
9 2 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) Heroku
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.63%) Internet
2 26 (3.25%) HTTP
3 17 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.75%) Broadband
5 7 (0.88%) Wireless
6 6 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (0.75%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.50%) DNS
8 3 (0.38%) Intranet
8 3 (0.38%) SSH
9 2 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.25%) Firewall
9 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.13%) FTP
10 1 (0.13%) DHCP
10 1 (0.13%) SSL
10 1 (0.13%) IPsec
10 1 (0.13%) DSL
10 1 (0.13%) UPnP
10 1 (0.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 95 (11.89%) Big Data
3 64 (8.01%) NoSQL
4 51 (6.38%) MySQL
4 51 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 45 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 44 (5.51%) Hadoop
7 36 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (3.75%) Redis
9 25 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.88%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (1.25%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.75%) Riak
17 5 (0.63%) Impala
Development Applications
1 119 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.63%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.76%) Maven
3 46 (5.76%) Selenium
4 30 (3.75%) Cucumber
5 29 (3.63%) WebDriver
5 29 (3.63%) Visual Studio
6 27 (3.38%) JIRA
7 24 (3.00%) JUnit
8 18 (2.25%) Ant
9 15 (1.88%) RSpec
9 15 (1.88%) Hudson
10 13 (1.63%) Subversion
10 13 (1.63%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.38%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.38%) TestNG
12 9 (1.13%) Gradle
13 8 (1.00%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.00%) Capybara
General
1 201 (25.16%) Finance
2 73 (9.14%) Banking
3 48 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 47 (5.88%) Marketing
5 29 (3.63%) Games
6 25 (3.13%) Front Office
7 18 (2.25%) Retail
7 18 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.75%) Advertising
9 13 (1.63%) Electronics
10 11 (1.38%) Legal
11 8 (1.00%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) Automotive
12 5 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.38%) Law
14 3 (0.38%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 410 (51.31%) Developer
2 192 (24.03%) Software Engineer
3 135 (16.90%) Java Developer
4 123 (15.39%) Senior Developer
5 62 (7.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 61 (7.63%) Software Developer
7 48 (6.01%) C# Developer
8 45 (5.63%) Architect
9 44 (5.51%) Senior Software Engineer
10 41 (5.13%) Graduate
11 38 (4.76%) .NET Developer
12 29 (3.63%) Analyst
13 27 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
15 23 (2.88%) Programmer
16 22 (2.75%) Junior
16 22 (2.75%) Java Software Engineer
17 21 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
18 19 (2.38%) iOS Developer
19 18 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (20.03%) HTML
2 145 (18.15%) .NET
3 126 (15.77%) CSS
4 94 (11.76%) REST
5 84 (10.51%) Web Services
5 84 (10.51%) XML
6 75 (9.39%) Spring
7 70 (8.76%) J2EE
8 68 (8.51%) RESTful
9 65 (8.14%) jQuery
10 56 (7.01%) AngularJS
10 56 (7.01%) ASP.NET
11 52 (6.51%) HTML5
12 50 (6.26%) Middleware
13 44 (5.51%) SOAP
14 41 (5.13%) JSON
15 39 (4.88%) WPF
16 38 (4.76%) Hibernate
17 37 (4.63%) Ajax
18 30 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 154 (19.27%) Computer Science
2 80 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.13%) Mathematics
6 32 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (3.88%) Hedge funds
7 31 (3.88%) Algorithms
8 26 (3.25%) User Experience
8 26 (3.25%) Derivative
9 25 (3.13%) Data Structures
10 21 (2.63%) Xbox
11 20 (2.50%) Semantic Web
12 19 (2.38%) Equities
13 17 (2.13%) Management Information System
13 17 (2.13%) Visualisation
14 15 (1.88%) Fixed Income
15 14 (1.75%) Physics
16 12 (1.50%) Statistics
16 12 (1.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 161 (20.15%) Linux
2 79 (9.89%) Windows
3 74 (9.26%) UNIX
4 42 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 35 (4.38%) Android
6 28 (3.50%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.88%) CentOS
7 7 (0.88%) Solaris
8 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.50%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) VMS
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (18.15%) OO
3 141 (17.65%) TDD
4 125 (15.64%) Scrum
5 115 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (11.76%) MVC
7 90 (11.26%) E-Commerce
8 78 (9.76%) BDD
9 75 (9.39%) Unit Testing
10 60 (7.51%) Multithreading
11 55 (6.88%) Open Source
12 54 (6.76%) Analytics
13 53 (6.63%) DevOps
14 52 (6.51%) Continuous Delivery
15 43 (5.38%) Automated Testing
16 41 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (5.13%) Test Automation
17 40 (5.01%) SDLC
18 38 (4.76%) SOA
19 37 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 403 (50.44%) Java
2 216 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 196 (24.53%) SQL
4 195 (24.41%) C#
5 157 (19.65%) C++
6 134 (16.77%) Python
7 103 (12.89%) Ruby
8 82 (10.26%) Scala
9 59 (7.38%) C
10 53 (6.63%) PHP
11 34 (4.26%) T-SQL
12 24 (3.00%) Objective-C
12 24 (3.00%) R
13 23 (2.88%) Perl
14 22 (2.75%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.25%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.88%) Groovy
16 15 (1.88%) Apple Swift
17 14 (1.75%) MATLAB
18 13 (1.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 189 (23.65%) Degree
2 65 (8.14%) PhD
3 8 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.38%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.25%) CISSP
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) MCPD
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) MCAD
9 1 (0.13%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (11.01%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) MiFID
2 3 (0.38%) EMIR
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (2.50%) Docker
2 12 (1.50%) Varnish
3 11 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.25%) Firmware
4 10 (1.25%) LXC
5 9 (1.13%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.38%) HDFS
7 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 45 (5.63%) Puppet
2 44 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (4.38%) Ansible
4 19 (2.38%) Vagrant
5 14 (1.75%) OPNET
6 11 (1.38%) Mesos
7 10 (1.25%) HAProxy
8 9 (1.13%) Nagios
9 7 (0.88%) Chronos
10 5 (0.63%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.50%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.50%) Salt
12 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.13%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 88 (11.01%) Oracle
2 61 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.25%) hybris
4 22 (2.75%) TIBCO
5 15 (1.88%) Red Hat
6 14 (1.75%) Google
7 12 (1.50%) VMware
8 10 (1.25%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.25%) WorldPay
9 9 (1.13%) SaltStack
9 9 (1.13%) IBM
10 8 (1.00%) Zend
11 6 (0.75%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.75%) Intel
11 6 (0.75%) Sybase
11 6 (0.75%) Cognos
11 6 (0.75%) Demandware
12 5 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.63%) Sencha
12 5 (0.63%) Splunk
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Car Allowance, Pool Tables, Early fi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £900000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago