Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 44 52
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 775 543 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.05% 5.33% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 5.83% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 709 453 577
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 10,131 9,319 11,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.22% 91.54% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9,024 8,403 10,376
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 354 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (39.61%) Java
3 261 (33.68%) Finance
4 240 (30.97%) C#
5 234 (30.19%) JavaScript
6 231 (29.81%) .NET
7 229 (29.55%) SQL
8 160 (20.65%) Greenfield Project
9 157 (20.26%) Python
10 149 (19.23%) TDD
10 149 (19.23%) Degree
11 142 (18.32%) AngularJS
12 137 (17.68%) CSS
13 134 (17.29%) DevOps
14 132 (17.03%) Microservices
15 125 (16.13%) HTML
16 124 (16.00%) Fintech
17 118 (15.23%) Computer Science
17 118 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
18 113 (14.58%) MVC
19 101 (13.03%) OO
19 101 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
20 95 (12.26%) Microsoft
21 94 (12.13%) Linux
22 90 (11.61%) Scrum
23 85 (10.97%) Docker
24 84 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
25 83 (10.71%) React
26 80 (10.32%) SDLC
27 79 (10.19%) BDD

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 47 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 29 (3.74%) Ethereum
3 22 (2.84%) Apache
4 17 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.94%) CMS
6 10 (1.29%) Mule
7 9 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.90%) nginx
9 6 (0.77%) Anypoint
10 5 (0.65%) Confluence
11 4 (0.52%) IIS
12 3 (0.39%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.39%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.26%) Drupal
13 2 (0.26%) Jetty
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.26%) Maya
3 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (2.58%) Distributed Ledger
2 15 (1.94%) Ripple
3 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.26%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 118 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (3.35%) SaaS
5 19 (2.45%) Serverless
6 13 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.55%) IaaS
8 9 (1.16%) GitHub
9 7 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.90%) PaaS
10 6 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.65%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.39%) npm
13 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.26%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.29%) HTTP
1 10 (1.29%) Internet
2 6 (0.77%) BIG-IP
2 6 (0.77%) VLAN
3 4 (0.52%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.52%) FTP
3 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.26%) DNS
4 2 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
4 2 (0.26%) Multicast
4 2 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) AMQP
5 1 (0.13%) Broadband
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) MQTT
5 1 (0.13%) Network Security
5 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.87%) NoSQL
3 54 (6.97%) Blockchain
4 43 (5.55%) MySQL
5 41 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 40 (5.16%) Big Data
7 27 (3.48%) Hadoop
8 22 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (2.71%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.19%) Redis
12 15 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.77%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.65%) Riak
16 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
17 4 (0.52%) DB2
17 4 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 79 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.71%) Jenkins
3 33 (4.26%) Subversion
4 20 (2.58%) Maven
5 19 (2.45%) webpack
6 18 (2.32%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.19%) NUnit
8 16 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 15 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.81%) gulp
11 13 (1.68%) JIRA
11 13 (1.68%) MSBuild
12 12 (1.55%) CruiseControl
12 12 (1.55%) Selenium
13 9 (1.16%) Grunt
14 8 (1.03%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.90%) Moq
16 6 (0.77%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 261 (33.68%) Finance
2 58 (7.48%) Banking
3 25 (3.23%) Games
3 25 (3.23%) Law
4 22 (2.84%) Advertising
4 22 (2.84%) Retail
5 18 (2.32%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.94%) Front Office
7 12 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.42%) Marketing
8 11 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.77%) Publishing
10 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 384 (49.55%) Developer
2 235 (30.32%) Software Engineer
3 119 (15.35%) Java Developer
4 90 (11.61%) C# Developer
5 85 (10.97%) .NET Developer
6 72 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 68 (8.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 65 (8.39%) Java Engineer
8 65 (8.39%) Senior Developer
9 62 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 58 (7.48%) Java Software Engineer
11 49 (6.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 48 (6.19%) .NET Software Engineer
13 41 (5.29%) Graduate
14 39 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
14 39 (5.03%) Python Developer
15 35 (4.52%) Angular Developer
16 33 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
17 29 (3.74%) Software Developer
18 25 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (29.81%) .NET
2 142 (18.32%) AngularJS
3 137 (17.68%) CSS
4 125 (16.13%) HTML
5 83 (10.71%) React
6 71 (9.16%) ASP.NET
7 69 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 68 (8.77%) .NET Core
8 68 (8.77%) Node.js
9 67 (8.65%) REST
10 60 (7.74%) Web Services
11 59 (7.61%) Spring
12 54 (6.97%) RESTful
13 51 (6.58%) HTML5
14 46 (5.94%) RabbitMQ
15 42 (5.42%) Kafka
16 34 (4.39%) WCF
17 33 (4.26%) Ajax
17 33 (4.26%) jQuery
18 30 (3.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 160 (20.65%) Greenfield Project
2 124 (16.00%) Fintech
3 118 (15.23%) Computer Science
4 51 (6.58%) Algorithms
5 49 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (6.06%) Mobile App
7 43 (5.55%) User Experience
8 39 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (4.65%) Data Structures
10 29 (3.74%) Derivative
11 28 (3.61%) Hedge funds
12 26 (3.35%) Xbox
13 20 (2.58%) Bitcoin
14 17 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (2.06%) Digital Currency
16 11 (1.42%) Management Information System
17 9 (1.16%) Public Cloud
18 8 (1.03%) Fixed Income
18 8 (1.03%) Robotics
19 7 (0.90%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.13%) Linux
2 36 (4.65%) Windows
3 18 (2.32%) Unix
4 12 (1.55%) VMS
5 6 (0.77%) Android
5 6 (0.77%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (19.23%) TDD
3 134 (17.29%) DevOps
4 132 (17.03%) Microservices
5 113 (14.58%) MVC
6 101 (13.03%) OO
7 90 (11.61%) Scrum
8 84 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (10.32%) SDLC
10 79 (10.19%) BDD
11 70 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (9.03%) Test Automation
12 65 (8.39%) Web Development
13 62 (8.00%) Machine Learning
14 54 (6.97%) Mentoring
14 54 (6.97%) Open Source
15 51 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
16 49 (6.32%) OOP
17 47 (6.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 46 (5.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 307 (39.61%) Java
2 240 (30.97%) C#
3 234 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 229 (29.55%) SQL
5 157 (20.26%) Python
6 75 (9.68%) C++
7 66 (8.52%) Java 8
8 62 (8.00%) Scala
9 48 (6.19%) T-SQL
10 34 (4.39%) PHP
10 34 (4.39%) Ruby
11 24 (3.10%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.58%) Go
13 19 (2.45%) ES6
14 16 (2.06%) Kotlin
15 13 (1.68%) C
16 12 (1.55%) Groovy
16 12 (1.55%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.29%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 149 (19.23%) Degree
2 41 (5.29%) PhD
3 33 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.68%) CISSP
5 8 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) MBA
8 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.26%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) APMG
9 1 (0.13%) CEH
9 1 (0.13%) GCIA
9 1 (0.13%) GCIH
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.74%) QA
2 5 (0.65%) GDPR
3 4 (0.52%) MiFID
4 3 (0.39%) EMIR
5 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.13%) FATCA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (10.97%) Docker
2 12 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.77%) iptables
4 2 (0.26%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) ACF2
5 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) RACF
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (3.35%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.97%) Ansible
3 16 (2.06%) Terraform
4 13 (1.68%) Mesos
5 11 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.42%) Puppet
6 6 (0.77%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.52%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.52%) Rancher
8 3 (0.39%) logstash
9 2 (0.26%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.26%) Consul
9 2 (0.26%) cPanel
9 2 (0.26%) Grafana
9 2 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.26%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.26%) Kibana
9 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.26%) Oozie
9 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 95 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.42%) Oracle
3 40 (5.16%) Google
4 6 (0.77%) F5
4 6 (0.77%) MuleSoft
5 5 (0.65%) hybris
5 5 (0.65%) IBM
5 5 (0.65%) New Relic
5 5 (0.65%) Splunk
5 5 (0.65%) TIBCO
6 4 (0.52%) Ariba
6 4 (0.52%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.52%) SAP
6 4 (0.52%) SEEBURGER
6 4 (0.52%) TOWER Software
7 3 (0.39%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.39%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.39%) Facebook
7 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.39%) Tableau