Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 30 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 682 811 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.79% 7.28% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 7.86% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 559 744 522
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £46,000 £44,125 £40,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +16.67% -

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 9,375 10,319 9,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.40% 92.61% 92.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8,106 9,197 8,586
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £95,000
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 15 November 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 15 November 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 - 7 £65,000 -
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 296 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (36.07%) Java
3 235 (34.46%) Python
4 190 (27.86%) JavaScript
5 187 (27.42%) Finance
6 182 (26.69%) AWS
7 161 (23.61%) C#
8 160 (23.46%) Microservices
9 144 (21.11%) SQL
10 128 (18.77%) Docker
10 128 (18.77%) DevOps
11 126 (18.48%) Computer Science
12 118 (17.30%) Linux
13 110 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
14 109 (15.98%) HTML
15 107 (15.69%) Degree
16 105 (15.40%) Azure
17 104 (15.25%) OO
18 101 (14.81%) .NET
18 101 (14.81%) CSS
19 100 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
20 97 (14.22%) Node.js
21 96 (14.08%) AngularJS
22 92 (13.49%) React
23 89 (13.05%) Kubernetes
24 86 (12.61%) REST
24 86 (12.61%) Fintech
25 84 (12.32%) Scrum
26 83 (12.17%) Git (software)
27 82 (12.02%) TDD

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 32 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (4.40%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (1.61%) Headless CMS
5 9 (1.32%) Apache
5 9 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.17%) JBoss
7 7 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (1.03%) CMS
7 7 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.88%) IIS
9 5 (0.73%) Luigi
10 4 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.44%) Confluence
11 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.29%) Mule
12 2 (0.29%) SAS
12 2 (0.29%) Zope
Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Adobe XD
1 7 (1.03%) InVision
2 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.29%) Sketch
2 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) R3 Corda
2 6 (0.88%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 182 (26.69%) AWS
2 105 (15.40%) Azure
3 76 (11.14%) GCP
4 35 (5.13%) Serverless
5 25 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
6 24 (3.52%) GitHub
6 24 (3.52%) SaaS
7 20 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (2.93%) Amazon S3
8 15 (2.20%) AWS Fargate
9 11 (1.61%) Firebase
9 11 (1.61%) Heroku
10 10 (1.47%) Azure Functions
11 8 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.17%) npm
12 6 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.88%) Datadog
13 5 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.73%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.93%) HTTP
2 8 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.44%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) OpenVPN
4 2 (0.29%) SSH
4 2 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
2 71 (10.41%) Big Data
3 63 (9.24%) SQL Server
4 61 (8.94%) NoSQL
5 49 (7.18%) MySQL
6 37 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 36 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (3.67%) Blockchain
10 24 (3.52%) Oracle Database
11 20 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (2.93%) Oracle Database 12c
11 20 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (2.79%) Redis
13 17 (2.49%) MongoDB
14 16 (2.35%) BigQuery
15 15 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (2.20%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.61%) Flink
17 10 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 83 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.28%) Jenkins
3 26 (3.81%) JIRA
4 20 (2.93%) Maven
5 17 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (2.05%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.76%) Gradle
8 11 (1.61%) Bitbucket
8 11 (1.61%) JUnit
9 10 (1.47%) IntelliJ
9 10 (1.47%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.32%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.32%) Travis CI
11 8 (1.17%) gulp
12 7 (1.03%) Grunt
12 7 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.03%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.03%) webpack
13 6 (0.88%) Mockito
General
1 187 (27.42%) Finance
2 34 (4.99%) Banking
3 33 (4.84%) Retail
4 25 (3.67%) Marketing
5 24 (3.52%) Advertising
6 19 (2.79%) Games
7 14 (2.05%) Law
8 13 (1.91%) Legal
9 12 (1.76%) Public Sector
9 12 (1.76%) Publishing
10 10 (1.47%) Front Office
11 7 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.59%) Billing
14 4 (0.59%) Fire and Rescue
14 4 (0.59%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.59%) Police
15 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 296 (43.40%) Developer
2 229 (33.58%) Software Engineer
3 105 (15.40%) Java Developer
4 84 (12.32%) Senior Developer
5 65 (9.53%) Python Developer
6 63 (9.24%) Senior Software Engineer
7 57 (8.36%) Python Engineer
8 46 (6.74%) .NET Developer
9 45 (6.60%) Software Developer
10 39 (5.72%) Java Engineer
10 39 (5.72%) Python Software Engineer
11 35 (5.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 34 (4.99%) Java Software Engineer
12 34 (4.99%) Senior Java Developer
13 29 (4.25%) C# Developer
14 27 (3.96%) Angular Developer
15 25 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
15 25 (3.67%) Senior Software Developer
16 22 (3.23%) Data Engineer
17 21 (3.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (15.98%) HTML
2 101 (14.81%) .NET
2 101 (14.81%) CSS
3 97 (14.22%) Node.js
4 96 (14.08%) AngularJS
5 92 (13.49%) React
6 86 (12.61%) REST
7 75 (11.00%) Spring
8 67 (9.82%) Kafka
9 61 (8.94%) RESTful
10 47 (6.89%) Spring Boot
11 45 (6.60%) .NET Core
12 44 (6.45%) HTML5
13 37 (5.43%) Django
14 28 (4.11%) ASP.NET
15 27 (3.96%) JSON
16 26 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
17 24 (3.52%) Flask
17 24 (3.52%) Web Services
18 22 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (7.18%) User Experience
3 47 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (4.25%) Algorithms
6 28 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (3.67%) Fixed Income
7 25 (3.67%) Mobile App
8 22 (3.23%) Hedge funds
9 20 (2.93%) Cloud Native
10 16 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.20%) Data Structures
12 14 (2.05%) Social Media
13 12 (1.76%) Blog
13 12 (1.76%) Reinsurance
14 9 (1.32%) Robotics
15 8 (1.17%) Equities
15 8 (1.17%) Public Cloud
16 7 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 6 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 118 (17.30%) Linux
2 40 (5.87%) Windows
3 22 (3.23%) Android
4 15 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.47%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.03%) Unix
7 2 (0.29%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (23.46%) Microservices
3 128 (18.77%) DevOps
4 126 (18.48%) Computer Science
5 110 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (15.25%) OO
7 100 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (12.61%) Fintech
9 84 (12.32%) Scrum
10 82 (12.02%) TDD
11 80 (11.73%) Analytics
12 75 (11.00%) SDLC
13 71 (10.41%) Machine Learning
13 71 (10.41%) Test Automation
14 56 (8.21%) Web Development
15 51 (7.48%) Data Science
15 51 (7.48%) Open Source
16 49 (7.18%) OOP
17 47 (6.89%) Multithreading
18 45 (6.60%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 246 (36.07%) Java
2 235 (34.46%) Python
3 190 (27.86%) JavaScript
4 161 (23.61%) C#
5 144 (21.11%) SQL
6 82 (12.02%) C++
7 58 (8.50%) Java 8
8 46 (6.74%) Ruby
9 37 (5.43%) TypeScript
10 32 (4.69%) Go
11 29 (4.25%) Kotlin
12 24 (3.52%) Scala
13 22 (3.23%) PHP
14 21 (3.08%) ES6
15 18 (2.64%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.61%) Groovy
16 11 (1.61%) R
17 10 (1.47%) Clojure
17 10 (1.47%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (15.69%) Degree
2 48 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.47%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CAPM
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CISSP
7 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.15%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) MCP
7 1 (0.15%) PMP
7 1 (0.15%) SANS
7 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.18%) QA
2 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.59%) SLA
3 3 (0.44%) GDPR
3 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.44%) PMO
4 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 128 (18.77%) Docker
2 4 (0.59%) HDFS
3 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 89 (13.05%) Kubernetes
2 32 (4.69%) Terraform
3 28 (4.11%) Ansible
4 13 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.47%) Puppet
6 7 (1.03%) Control-M
6 7 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.73%) Oozie
8 4 (0.59%) Grafana
8 4 (0.59%) Graphite
8 4 (0.59%) Nagios
8 4 (0.59%) Packer
9 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.29%) Rancher
10 1 (0.15%) Automic
10 1 (0.15%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.15%) Kibana
10 1 (0.15%) logstash
10 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (9.53%) Google
2 53 (7.77%) Oracle
3 31 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.32%) Adobe
5 9 (1.32%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.17%) IBM
7 7 (1.03%) Facebook
7 7 (1.03%) Tableau
8 6 (0.88%) Ab Initio
9 5 (0.73%) Samsung
9 5 (0.73%) SAP
9 5 (0.73%) Solace
9 5 (0.73%) Splunk
10 4 (0.59%) Instagram
11 3 (0.44%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.44%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.29%) hybris
12 2 (0.29%) MEDITECH
12 2 (0.29%) Twitter