Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 31 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 692 775 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.84% 7.03% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 7.54% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 579 709 447
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £110,850 £96,250 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% +4.17%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,457 10,277 9,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.47% 93.16% 92.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,306 9,163 8,508
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering 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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the City of London

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the City of London

Software Engineering
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 6 £65,000 -
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 292 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (36.13%) Java
3 245 (35.40%) Python
4 212 (30.64%) Finance
5 206 (29.77%) JavaScript
6 197 (28.47%) C#
7 195 (28.18%) AWS
8 155 (22.40%) SQL
9 154 (22.25%) Microservices
10 132 (19.08%) DevOps
11 120 (17.34%) .NET
12 114 (16.47%) Computer Science
13 112 (16.18%) Linux
14 111 (16.04%) HTML
14 111 (16.04%) CSS
14 111 (16.04%) Docker
15 108 (15.61%) Degree
15 108 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
16 107 (15.46%) Fintech
17 104 (15.03%) AngularJS
18 103 (14.88%) Node.js
19 100 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
20 97 (14.02%) Azure
21 94 (13.58%) OO
22 93 (13.44%) TDD
23 87 (12.57%) REST
24 84 (12.14%) Kubernetes
24 84 (12.14%) SDLC
24 84 (12.14%) C++
25 83 (11.99%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (3.32%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (1.59%) Confluence
5 10 (1.45%) Apache
6 7 (1.01%) Headless CMS
6 7 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.87%) CMS
7 6 (0.87%) JBoss
8 5 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.72%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.43%) IIS
10 3 (0.43%) Luigi
10 3 (0.43%) Mule
10 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Adobe XD
1 7 (1.01%) InVision
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 195 (28.18%) AWS
2 97 (14.02%) Azure
3 70 (10.12%) GCP
4 26 (3.76%) GitHub
5 23 (3.32%) Serverless
6 20 (2.89%) SaaS
7 15 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (2.17%) Heroku
8 13 (1.88%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.16%) Firebase
9 8 (1.16%) PaaS
10 7 (1.01%) Azure Functions
10 7 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.01%) IaaS
11 6 (0.87%) AWS Fargate
11 6 (0.87%) npm
12 4 (0.58%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.43%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.75%) HTTP
2 6 (0.87%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.29%) OpenVPN
4 2 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.14%) LAN
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
5 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (11.71%) NoSQL
2 71 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 69 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (9.54%) Big Data
5 56 (8.09%) MySQL
6 42 (6.07%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (2.75%) Redis
10 17 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 16 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
12 14 (2.02%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.88%) Amazon Aurora
13 13 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (1.73%) BigQuery
15 10 (1.45%) Blockchain
16 9 (1.30%) Flink
Development Applications
1 76 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 51 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 37 (5.35%) JIRA
4 21 (3.03%) Maven
5 17 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (2.17%) Selenium
6 15 (2.17%) WebDriver
7 12 (1.73%) NUnit
7 12 (1.73%) SpecFlow
8 11 (1.59%) Gradle
8 11 (1.59%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.45%) Travis CI
10 9 (1.30%) gulp
11 8 (1.16%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.16%) Grunt
11 8 (1.16%) IntelliJ
11 8 (1.16%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.01%) Mocha
12 7 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 212 (30.64%) Finance
2 60 (8.67%) Banking
3 30 (4.34%) Retail
4 28 (4.05%) Advertising
5 19 (2.75%) Law
6 15 (2.17%) Marketing
7 12 (1.73%) Games
8 11 (1.59%) Front Office
8 11 (1.59%) Publishing
9 9 (1.30%) Public Sector
10 8 (1.16%) Legal
11 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.58%) Fire and Rescue
12 4 (0.58%) Police
13 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (45.23%) Developer
2 206 (29.77%) Software Engineer
3 99 (14.31%) Java Developer
4 82 (11.85%) Senior Developer
5 64 (9.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 59 (8.53%) .NET Developer
7 57 (8.24%) Python Developer
8 49 (7.08%) Python Engineer
9 48 (6.94%) C# Developer
9 48 (6.94%) Software Developer
10 37 (5.35%) Python Software Engineer
11 31 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 31 (4.48%) Java Engineer
11 31 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 26 (3.76%) Angular Developer
14 25 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
14 25 (3.61%) Lead Developer
15 20 (2.89%) C# Software Engineer
15 20 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.34%) .NET
2 111 (16.04%) CSS
2 111 (16.04%) HTML
3 104 (15.03%) AngularJS
4 103 (14.88%) Node.js
5 87 (12.57%) REST
6 78 (11.27%) React
7 77 (11.13%) Spring
8 74 (10.69%) .NET Core
8 74 (10.69%) RESTful
9 50 (7.23%) Kafka
10 42 (6.07%) HTML5
11 41 (5.92%) Spring Boot
12 37 (5.35%) ASP.NET
13 34 (4.91%) Django
14 30 (4.34%) Web Services
15 28 (4.05%) J2EE
16 27 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
18 25 (3.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.83%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.36%) User Experience
4 36 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.90%) Algorithms
6 26 (3.76%) Mobile App
7 22 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (3.03%) Fixed Income
9 16 (2.31%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.17%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.88%) Cloud Native
11 13 (1.88%) Equities
12 12 (1.73%) Social Media
13 11 (1.59%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.59%) Robotics
14 10 (1.45%) Blog
14 10 (1.45%) Derivative
15 8 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (1.01%) Public Cloud
16 7 (1.01%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 112 (16.18%) Linux
2 46 (6.65%) Windows
3 17 (2.46%) Android
4 16 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.01%) Unix
7 2 (0.29%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (22.25%) Microservices
3 132 (19.08%) DevOps
4 114 (16.47%) Computer Science
5 108 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (15.46%) Fintech
7 100 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
8 94 (13.58%) OO
9 93 (13.44%) TDD
10 84 (12.14%) SDLC
11 83 (11.99%) Scrum
12 75 (10.84%) Test Automation
13 66 (9.54%) Analytics
14 64 (9.25%) Machine Learning
15 52 (7.51%) Low Latency
15 52 (7.51%) Multithreading
16 51 (7.37%) MVC
17 50 (7.23%) Unit Testing
18 48 (6.94%) Open Source
19 47 (6.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 250 (36.13%) Java
2 245 (35.40%) Python
3 206 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 197 (28.47%) C#
5 155 (22.40%) SQL
6 84 (12.14%) C++
7 51 (7.37%) Java 8
8 45 (6.50%) Ruby
9 38 (5.49%) Go
10 36 (5.20%) TypeScript
11 30 (4.34%) PHP
12 22 (3.18%) T-SQL
13 20 (2.89%) ES6
14 19 (2.75%) Kotlin
14 19 (2.75%) Scala
15 11 (1.59%) Groovy
16 10 (1.45%) C
16 10 (1.45%) R
17 7 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (15.61%) Degree
2 47 (6.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.45%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.72%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CAPM
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CISSP
7 1 (0.14%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) PMP
7 1 (0.14%) SANS
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.65%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.29%) GDPR
4 2 (0.29%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) NIST
System Software
1 111 (16.04%) Docker
2 3 (0.43%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 84 (12.14%) Kubernetes
2 38 (5.49%) Terraform
3 26 (3.76%) Ansible
4 14 (2.02%) Puppet
5 12 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.87%) Control-M
8 4 (0.58%) Nagios
8 4 (0.58%) Packer
9 3 (0.43%) Grafana
9 3 (0.43%) Oozie
10 2 (0.29%) Graphite
10 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.29%) Rancher
11 1 (0.14%) Automic
11 1 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.14%) Kibana
11 1 (0.14%) logstash
11 1 (0.14%) Mesos
11 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 60 (8.67%) Google
2 54 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 42 (6.07%) Oracle
4 17 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.30%) Adobe
5 9 (1.30%) Fidessa
6 7 (1.01%) Splunk
6 7 (1.01%) Tableau
7 6 (0.87%) IBM
7 6 (0.87%) Solace
8 5 (0.72%) Ab Initio
9 4 (0.58%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.58%) Facebook
9 4 (0.58%) Instagram
10 3 (0.43%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.43%) MEDITECH
10 3 (0.43%) Samsung
10 3 (0.43%) Zuora
11 2 (0.29%) hybris
11 2 (0.29%) Zend