Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 21 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 587 406 665
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.45% 9.50% 7.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.08% 9.98% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 526 352 557
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £101,250 £93,750 £93,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £113,750
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 5,822 4,067 8,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.72% 95.20% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,163 3,577 7,457
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £38,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 - 2 £70,000 -
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 276 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (37.82%) Java
3 206 (35.09%) AWS
4 190 (32.37%) DevOps
5 167 (28.45%) Docker
6 159 (27.09%) Azure
7 152 (25.89%) Python
8 145 (24.70%) C#
9 141 (24.02%) CI/CD
10 139 (23.68%) Kubernetes
11 127 (21.64%) Finance
12 125 (21.29%) Analytics
13 118 (20.10%) JavaScript
14 107 (18.23%) Microservices
15 104 (17.72%) .NET
16 102 (17.38%) Mentoring
17 100 (17.04%) TDD
18 99 (16.87%) Node.js
19 97 (16.52%) Jenkins
20 96 (16.35%) Social Skills
21 83 (14.14%) SQL Server
22 82 (13.97%) SQL
22 82 (13.97%) React
23 81 (13.80%) Full Stack Development
24 78 (13.29%) Terraform
25 75 (12.78%) GCP
25 75 (12.78%) Scrum
25 75 (12.78%) Coaching
25 75 (12.78%) Test Automation
26 69 (11.75%) Kafka

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 (4.77%) Apache Spark
2 20 (3.41%) SAS
3 19 (3.24%) Confluence
4 9 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (1.02%) nginx
7 4 (0.68%) Drupal
8 3 (0.51%) Luigi
9 2 (0.34%) Apache
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.34%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.17%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 206 (35.09%) AWS
2 159 (27.09%) Azure
3 75 (12.78%) GCP
4 68 (11.58%) Serverless
5 28 (4.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (4.26%) GitHub
7 24 (4.09%) SaaS
8 19 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (3.07%) npm
9 18 (3.07%) PaaS
10 16 (2.73%) IaaS
11 9 (1.53%) Power Platform
12 8 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (1.19%) Azure Monitor
13 7 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (1.02%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.85%) Amazon Cognito
15 5 (0.85%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.56%) Internet
2 7 (1.19%) DNS
3 6 (1.02%) HTTP
4 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.34%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) DHCP
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) Network Security
6 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 45 (7.67%) MongoDB
5 43 (7.33%) Relational Database
6 38 (6.47%) Hadoop
7 29 (4.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 25 (4.26%) Big Data
9 22 (3.75%) MySQL
10 19 (3.24%) Tableau
11 18 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (2.21%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.87%) Pentaho
16 10 (1.70%) Apache Hive
16 10 (1.70%) Impala
16 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (1.53%) Blockchain
17 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 97 (16.52%) Jenkins
2 50 (8.52%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 31 (5.28%) JIRA
4 23 (3.92%) SonarQube
5 21 (3.58%) Spinnaker
6 20 (3.41%) webpack
7 19 (3.24%) TeamCity
8 18 (3.07%) Bower
8 18 (3.07%) Grunt
9 15 (2.56%) GitLab
10 14 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.70%) CircleCI
12 7 (1.19%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.02%) Cypress.io
13 6 (1.02%) Selenium
14 4 (0.68%) Artifactory
14 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.51%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 127 (21.64%) Finance
2 96 (16.35%) Social Skills
3 55 (9.37%) Publishing
4 31 (5.28%) Electronics
5 24 (4.09%) Presentation Skills
5 24 (4.09%) Retail
6 23 (3.92%) Marketing
7 22 (3.75%) Public Sector
8 21 (3.58%) Front Office
8 21 (3.58%) Influencing Skills
9 19 (3.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 18 (3.07%) Games
11 17 (2.90%) Banking
12 15 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (2.39%) Law
14 11 (1.87%) Manufacturing
15 9 (1.53%) Advertising
16 6 (1.02%) Investment Banking
16 6 (1.02%) Telecoms
17 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 155 (26.41%) Developer
2 121 (20.61%) Software Engineer
3 53 (9.03%) Software Manager
4 44 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 41 (6.98%) Engineering Manager
6 31 (5.28%) Lead Developer
6 31 (5.28%) Software Engineering Manager
7 29 (4.94%) Data Engineer
8 27 (4.60%) Architect
9 24 (4.09%) Development Manager
9 24 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (4.09%) Technical Leader
10 23 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.75%) Principal Engineer
11 22 (3.75%) Software Development Manager
12 21 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (3.58%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 20 (3.41%) Node.js Developer
14 18 (3.07%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (17.72%) .NET
2 99 (16.87%) Node.js
3 82 (13.97%) React
4 69 (11.75%) Kafka
5 60 (10.22%) CSS
6 49 (8.35%) AngularJS
6 49 (8.35%) HTML
7 36 (6.13%) .NET Core
8 31 (5.28%) HTML5
9 27 (4.60%) CSS3
9 27 (4.60%) Web Services
10 23 (3.92%) Vue.js
11 21 (3.58%) OAuth
11 21 (3.58%) OAuth2
11 21 (3.58%) OpenID
12 20 (3.41%) RESTful
13 19 (3.24%) Sass
14 18 (3.07%) Laravel
14 18 (3.07%) LESS
14 18 (3.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.39%) User Experience
2 34 (5.79%) Mobile App
3 30 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.73%) Cloud Native
5 15 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.04%) Internet of Things
6 12 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.36%) Derivative
7 8 (1.36%) Social Media
8 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 5 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.68%) Blog
9 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.68%) Legacy Code
10 3 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.11%) Linux
2 23 (3.92%) Unix
3 18 (3.07%) Android
3 18 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.70%) Windows
5 9 (1.53%) VMS
6 7 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.51%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Debian
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (32.37%) DevOps
3 141 (24.02%) CI/CD
4 125 (21.29%) Analytics
5 107 (18.23%) Microservices
6 102 (17.38%) Mentoring
7 100 (17.04%) TDD
8 81 (13.80%) Full Stack Development
9 75 (12.78%) Coaching
9 75 (12.78%) Scrum
9 75 (12.78%) Test Automation
10 58 (9.88%) Infrastructure as Code
11 57 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (9.71%) Fintech
12 53 (9.03%) Requirements Gathering
13 51 (8.69%) Data Science
14 50 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (8.18%) Informatics
16 47 (8.01%) Technical Leadership
17 43 (7.33%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 222 (37.82%) Java
2 152 (25.89%) Python
3 145 (24.70%) C#
4 118 (20.10%) JavaScript
5 82 (13.97%) SQL
6 67 (11.41%) Scala
7 58 (9.88%) Go
8 54 (9.20%) TypeScript
9 48 (8.18%) C++
10 35 (5.96%) Kotlin
11 23 (3.92%) PHP
12 20 (3.41%) ES6
12 20 (3.41%) Ruby
13 16 (2.73%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.87%) Bash
14 11 (1.87%) Java 8
14 11 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.87%) R
15 10 (1.70%) HiveQL
16 9 (1.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 60 (10.22%) Degree
2 27 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 27 (4.60%) Master's Degree
3 8 (1.36%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.02%) SAS Certification
4 6 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.51%) CCNA
5 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.51%) PhD
6 2 (0.34%) CISSP
6 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.17%) LPIC
7 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.86%) QA
2 24 (4.09%) GDPR
3 14 (2.39%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 167 (28.45%) Docker
2 11 (1.87%) HDFS
3 9 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 139 (23.68%) Kubernetes
2 78 (13.29%) Terraform
3 21 (3.58%) Ansible
4 9 (1.53%) Prometheus
5 8 (1.36%) Grafana
6 7 (1.19%) Puppet
7 6 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.51%) Control-M
8 3 (0.51%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.17%) Consul
9 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.17%) Istio
9 1 (0.17%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 55 (9.37%) Oracle
2 52 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.58%) Google
4 13 (2.21%) Informatica
5 12 (2.04%) Talend
5 12 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 11 (1.87%) Cloudera
7 8 (1.36%) IBM
8 7 (1.19%) Alteryx
9 6 (1.02%) SAP
10 5 (0.85%) Teradata
11 3 (0.51%) Checkmarx
11 3 (0.51%) DataFlux
11 3 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.51%) Veracode
12 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe
13 1 (0.17%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.17%) New Relic
13 1 (0.17%) Roku