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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 22 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 751 599 384
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.53% 10.75% 7.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.01% 11.29% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 431 546 334
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £67,500 £60,313 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £80,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +10.34% -3.33%
75th Percentile £112,500 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £127,500 £110,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% +10.34% +3.57%

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 7,500 5,307 4,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.15% 95.23% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,640 4,759 4,088
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge -4 3 £65,000 -18.75%
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 433 (57.66%) Agile
2 349 (46.47%) Java
3 282 (37.55%) Finance
4 225 (29.96%) Microservices
5 218 (29.03%) AWS
6 204 (27.16%) Azure
7 190 (25.30%) Python
8 178 (23.70%) Problem-Solving
9 167 (22.24%) Social Skills
9 167 (22.24%) C#
10 155 (20.64%) .NET
11 154 (20.51%) DevOps
12 151 (20.11%) SQL
13 133 (17.71%) JavaScript
14 131 (17.44%) React
15 129 (17.18%) TDD
16 125 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
17 124 (16.51%) Scrum
18 120 (15.98%) Node.js
19 105 (13.98%) Kubernetes
20 104 (13.85%) Docker
21 101 (13.45%) Git (software)
22 100 (13.32%) Mentoring
23 95 (12.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
24 94 (12.52%) Spring
25 92 (12.25%) Test Automation
26 88 (11.72%) Public Sector
27 87 (11.58%) AngularJS
28 85 (11.32%) Cyberattack
29 84 (11.19%) Machine Learning

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 28 (3.73%) Umbraco
2 21 (2.80%) Confluence
3 11 (1.46%) Apache
4 8 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.67%) CMS
6 5 (0.67%) JBoss
6 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.40%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.40%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.13%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.67%) Maple
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.40%) Summit
3 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.13%) Shopify
4 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 218 (29.03%) AWS
2 204 (27.16%) Azure
3 49 (6.52%) GCP
4 38 (5.06%) Serverless
5 33 (4.39%) SaaS
6 30 (3.99%) Azure DevOps
7 22 (2.93%) GitHub
8 20 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 12 (1.60%) PaaS
11 11 (1.46%) Azure Service Bus
12 10 (1.33%) Trello
13 8 (1.07%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.80%) Amazon Alexa
14 6 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.80%) Azure Storage
14 6 (0.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 5 (0.67%) Azure App Service
15 5 (0.67%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.99%) Internet
2 10 (1.33%) Network Security
3 9 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.67%) LoRaWAN
4 5 (0.67%) VoIP
5 3 (0.40%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.13%) MySQL
2 43 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 39 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 33 (4.39%) SQL Server
5 29 (3.86%) MongoDB
6 25 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (3.06%) Redis
8 22 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.00%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (1.60%) DynamoDB
11 10 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.07%) Big Data
14 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.80%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.80%) Impala
16 4 (0.53%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 101 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.39%) JIRA
3 31 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.13%) Maven
4 23 (3.06%) SonarQube
5 19 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (2.40%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.13%) Subversion
8 14 (1.86%) GitLab
9 12 (1.60%) Selenium
10 9 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.93%) NUnit
12 6 (0.80%) Cypress.io
12 6 (0.80%) Moq
13 5 (0.67%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.67%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.67%) Postman
14 4 (0.53%) CircleCI
14 4 (0.53%) Gradle
15 3 (0.40%) TestRail
General
1 282 (37.55%) Finance
2 167 (22.24%) Social Skills
3 125 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (12.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 88 (11.72%) Public Sector
6 35 (4.66%) Marketing
7 33 (4.39%) Law
8 30 (3.99%) Banking
9 29 (3.86%) Electronics
9 29 (3.86%) Manufacturing
10 28 (3.73%) Telecoms
11 18 (2.40%) Influencing Skills
12 13 (1.73%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.73%) Legal
12 13 (1.73%) Retail
13 11 (1.46%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (1.46%) Wearables
14 10 (1.33%) Advertising
15 9 (1.20%) Front Office
15 9 (1.20%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 232 (30.89%) Software Engineer
2 222 (29.56%) Developer
3 108 (14.38%) Java Developer
4 59 (7.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 58 (7.72%) Senior Developer
6 50 (6.66%) Software Manager
7 42 (5.59%) Lead Software Engineer
8 39 (5.19%) Development Manager
9 36 (4.79%) Engineering Manager
10 34 (4.53%) .NET Developer
10 34 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (4.39%) Java Engineer
12 30 (3.99%) Software Engineering Manager
13 25 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
13 25 (3.33%) Security Engineer
14 24 (3.20%) Technical Leader
15 23 (3.06%) C# Developer
15 23 (3.06%) Principal Developer
15 23 (3.06%) Software Developer
16 19 (2.53%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (20.64%) .NET
2 131 (17.44%) React
3 120 (15.98%) Node.js
4 94 (12.52%) Spring
5 87 (11.58%) AngularJS
6 72 (9.59%) Kafka
7 71 (9.45%) Spring Boot
8 70 (9.32%) HTML
9 66 (8.79%) CSS
10 51 (6.79%) REST
11 45 (5.99%) Sass
12 33 (4.39%) .NET Core
13 29 (3.86%) Semantic HTML
14 28 (3.73%) RESTful
15 19 (2.53%) Apache NiFi
16 18 (2.40%) HTML5
17 16 (2.13%) Apache Camel
17 16 (2.13%) OAuth
18 15 (2.00%) Web Services
19 14 (1.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.32%) Cyberattack
2 49 (6.52%) Cyber Defence
3 47 (6.26%) Cybercrime
4 34 (4.53%) User Experience
5 29 (3.86%) Blog
6 27 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 27 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (3.20%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.53%) Fixed Income
11 17 (2.26%) Cloud Native
12 16 (2.13%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.46%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.20%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.20%) PropTech
15 8 (1.07%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.07%) Data Centre
15 8 (1.07%) Grid Computing
15 8 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.52%) Linux
2 29 (3.86%) Android
3 20 (2.66%) Windows
4 13 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.46%) Unix
6 2 (0.27%) VMS
7 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (57.66%) Agile
2 225 (29.96%) Microservices
3 178 (23.70%) Problem-Solving
4 154 (20.51%) DevOps
5 129 (17.18%) TDD
6 124 (16.51%) Scrum
7 100 (13.32%) Mentoring
8 92 (12.25%) Test Automation
9 84 (11.19%) Machine Learning
10 80 (10.65%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 80 (10.65%) Threat Intelligence
11 78 (10.39%) OO
12 74 (9.85%) Full Stack Development
13 73 (9.72%) Fintech
13 73 (9.72%) Unit Testing
14 68 (9.05%) CI/CD
15 65 (8.66%) Analytics
15 65 (8.66%) Artificial Intelligence
15 65 (8.66%) Computer Science
16 64 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 349 (46.47%) Java
2 190 (25.30%) Python
3 167 (22.24%) C#
4 151 (20.11%) SQL
5 133 (17.71%) JavaScript
6 75 (9.99%) TypeScript
7 70 (9.32%) C++
8 38 (5.06%) C
9 30 (3.99%) Scala
10 28 (3.73%) Go
11 27 (3.60%) Ruby
12 22 (2.93%) Kotlin
12 22 (2.93%) PHP
13 21 (2.80%) Perl
14 15 (2.00%) Bash
15 14 (1.86%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.07%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.07%) R
17 7 (0.93%) VBA
18 6 (0.80%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 72 (9.59%) Degree
2 57 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 51 (6.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.33%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.53%) PhD
7 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) CSPO
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.13%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.13%) OSCE
9 1 (0.13%) OSCP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.65%) QA
2 15 (2.00%) Accessibility
3 9 (1.20%) GDPR
4 6 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.13%) MiFID
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 104 (13.85%) Docker
2 7 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.80%) HDFS
4 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 105 (13.98%) Kubernetes
2 29 (3.86%) Terraform
3 13 (1.73%) Ansible
4 8 (1.07%) Grafana
4 8 (1.07%) Prometheus
5 5 (0.67%) Kibana
6 4 (0.53%) Kubeflow
7 3 (0.40%) Nagios
7 3 (0.40%) Xymon
8 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.27%) Puppet
9 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (5.86%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.33%) Oracle
3 27 (3.60%) SAP
4 19 (2.53%) Google
5 8 (1.07%) Confluent
6 7 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.80%) Databricks
7 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.67%) Perforce
8 5 (0.67%) Siemens
9 4 (0.53%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.53%) Informatica
9 4 (0.53%) Okta
10 3 (0.40%) IBM
10 3 (0.40%) Optimizely
10 3 (0.40%) PagerDuty
10 3 (0.40%) Talend
11 2 (0.27%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.27%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft