Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 69 45
Rank change year-on-year +41 -24 +48
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 770 432 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.22% 4.12% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 4.60% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 653 382 678
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +18.18%

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 9,715 9,395 12,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.11% 89.49% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8,642 8,556 11,063
City of London median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,775 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 - 1 - -
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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.

1 363 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (40.00%) C#
3 302 (39.22%) Java
4 281 (36.49%) Finance
5 270 (35.06%) .NET
6 269 (34.94%) JavaScript
7 268 (34.81%) SQL
8 205 (26.62%) Greenfield Project
9 189 (24.55%) AngularJS
10 182 (23.64%) ASP.NET
11 176 (22.86%) Microsoft
12 168 (21.82%) CSS
13 162 (21.04%) RESTful
14 150 (19.48%) TDD
15 139 (18.05%) Python
16 127 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
17 119 (15.45%) Microservices
18 118 (15.32%) OO
18 118 (15.32%) SQL Server
18 118 (15.32%) HTML
19 117 (15.19%) Degree
19 117 (15.19%) DevOps
20 116 (15.06%) Scrum
21 114 (14.81%) Computer Science
22 108 (14.03%) Amazon AWS
23 95 (12.34%) MongoDB
24 91 (11.82%) MVC
25 89 (11.56%) Node.js
26 86 (11.17%) Web Development
27 81 (10.52%) Git (software)

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 43 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (3.64%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.38%) Apache
4 20 (2.60%) JBoss
5 19 (2.47%) nginx
6 18 (2.34%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.56%) CMS
8 9 (1.17%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.78%) Confluence
10 4 (0.52%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.52%) Drupal
10 4 (0.52%) Lightstreamer
10 4 (0.52%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.39%) Jetty
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.13%) HipChat
4 1 (0.13%) InVision
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 36 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) ReMetrica
3 3 (0.39%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (14.03%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.25%) SaaS
4 21 (2.73%) GitHub
5 17 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.21%) PaaS
6 14 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (1.69%) Serverless
8 11 (1.43%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.04%) CloudFront
10 8 (1.04%) Route 53
11 7 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.95%) Internet
2 14 (1.82%) HTTP
3 9 (1.17%) Network Security
4 8 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.91%) 802.11
5 7 (0.91%) BGP
5 7 (0.91%) HSRP
5 7 (0.91%) IPsec
5 7 (0.91%) OSPF
6 4 (0.52%) DVB
7 2 (0.26%) SMS
7 2 (0.26%) VPN
8 1 (0.13%) DNS
8 1 (0.13%) LAN
8 1 (0.13%) SAN
8 1 (0.13%) SMTP
8 1 (0.13%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) WAN
8 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 95 (12.34%) MongoDB
3 73 (9.48%) NoSQL
4 69 (8.96%) MySQL
5 50 (6.49%) Big Data
6 28 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 21 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (2.08%) QlikView
9 16 (2.08%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (1.69%) HBase
11 13 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
12 11 (1.43%) Couchbase
13 10 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (1.04%) Redis
15 7 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (10.52%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.75%) Jenkins
3 29 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 24 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (2.60%) MSBuild
6 19 (2.47%) Hudson
7 17 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.95%) JUnit
9 14 (1.82%) JIRA
10 13 (1.69%) Maven
11 12 (1.56%) NUnit
12 11 (1.43%) Moq
12 11 (1.43%) MSTest
12 11 (1.43%) Selenium
13 10 (1.30%) Subversion
13 10 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (1.17%) CircleCI
15 8 (1.04%) gulp
15 8 (1.04%) Travis CI
General
1 281 (36.49%) Finance
2 65 (8.44%) Banking
3 28 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 27 (3.51%) Front Office
4 27 (3.51%) Retail
5 25 (3.25%) Advertising
6 24 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.34%) Law
8 13 (1.69%) Marketing
9 11 (1.43%) Online Betting
10 10 (1.30%) Games
11 8 (1.04%) Legal
11 8 (1.04%) Publishing
12 5 (0.65%) Back Office
13 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.52%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.39%) Automotive
14 3 (0.39%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 361 (46.88%) Developer
2 221 (28.70%) Software Engineer
3 111 (14.42%) Java Developer
4 104 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 78 (10.13%) .NET Developer
5 78 (10.13%) C# Software Engineer
6 71 (9.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 71 (9.22%) Senior Developer
7 68 (8.83%) .NET Software Engineer
8 63 (8.18%) Java Engineer
9 60 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
10 50 (6.49%) Software Developer
11 47 (6.10%) Java Software Engineer
12 44 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
13 42 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
14 41 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 39 (5.06%) Web Developer
16 37 (4.81%) C# Web Developer
17 36 (4.68%) Graduate
18 31 (4.03%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (35.06%) .NET
2 189 (24.55%) AngularJS
3 182 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 168 (21.82%) CSS
5 162 (21.04%) RESTful
6 118 (15.32%) HTML
7 89 (11.56%) Node.js
8 79 (10.26%) REST
9 73 (9.48%) React
10 70 (9.09%) Web Services
11 69 (8.96%) Angular 2
12 62 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 56 (7.27%) Spring
15 42 (5.45%) XML
16 37 (4.81%) HTML5
16 37 (4.81%) JSON
17 34 (4.42%) Ajax
18 29 (3.77%) Kafka
18 29 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 205 (26.62%) Greenfield Project
2 114 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 80 (10.39%) Fintech
4 55 (7.14%) User Experience
5 39 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (4.42%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.73%) Equities
10 19 (2.47%) e-Health
10 19 (2.47%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.34%) Online Banking
12 17 (2.21%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.95%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.43%) Spread Betting
14 11 (1.43%) Xbox
15 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.17%) Market Risk
16 8 (1.04%) Derivative
16 8 (1.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.26%) Linux
2 37 (4.81%) Windows
3 19 (2.47%) Android
4 15 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.82%) Unix
6 5 (0.65%) CentOS
6 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.39%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.26%) Debian
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (19.48%) TDD
3 127 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (15.45%) Microservices
5 118 (15.32%) OO
6 117 (15.19%) DevOps
7 116 (15.06%) Scrum
8 91 (11.82%) MVC
9 86 (11.17%) Web Development
10 80 (10.39%) Multithreading
11 59 (7.66%) SDLC
12 58 (7.53%) Analytics
12 58 (7.53%) Unit Testing
13 56 (7.27%) BDD
14 53 (6.88%) E-Commerce
14 53 (6.88%) Low Latency
15 52 (6.75%) Machine Learning
16 50 (6.49%) Open Source
17 49 (6.36%) SOLID
18 45 (5.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 308 (40.00%) C#
2 302 (39.22%) Java
3 269 (34.94%) JavaScript
4 268 (34.81%) SQL
5 139 (18.05%) Python
6 67 (8.70%) C++
7 43 (5.58%) PHP
8 37 (4.81%) Scala
9 29 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.51%) Ruby
10 27 (3.51%) TypeScript
11 20 (2.60%) C
11 20 (2.60%) Groovy
11 20 (2.60%) Perl
11 20 (2.60%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.08%) Go
13 10 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.30%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.04%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 117 (15.19%) Degree
2 47 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (5.45%) PhD
4 7 (0.91%) CCIE
4 7 (0.91%) CCNP
4 7 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (0.91%) CISSP
5 2 (0.26%) ISEB
5 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.13%) MBA
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.81%) QA
2 20 (2.60%) MiFID
3 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.26%) EMIR
4 1 (0.13%) GCP
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 81 (10.52%) Docker
2 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.39%) Varnish
3 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.26%) Firmware
4 2 (0.26%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (6.49%) Ansible
2 38 (4.94%) Puppet
3 33 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (3.25%) Terraform
5 22 (2.86%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.65%) Mesos
7 4 (0.52%) Consul
7 4 (0.52%) Nagios
8 3 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.39%) Oozie
9 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.26%) Kibana
9 2 (0.26%) logstash
9 2 (0.26%) Packer
9 2 (0.26%) Rancher
9 2 (0.26%) Salt
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.13%) SCCM
10 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 176 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.51%) Oracle
3 22 (2.86%) Google
4 9 (1.17%) Cloudera
4 9 (1.17%) Hortonworks
5 8 (1.04%) Arqiva
5 8 (1.04%) BT
5 8 (1.04%) Cisco
5 8 (1.04%) Juniper
6 7 (0.91%) F5
6 7 (0.91%) MapR
6 7 (0.91%) Palo Alto
6 7 (0.91%) Tableau
6 7 (0.91%) VMware
7 6 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.65%) Apple
8 5 (0.65%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.52%) Broadcom
9 4 (0.52%) New Relic
9 4 (0.52%) SaltStack