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

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 65 48
Rank change year-on-year +36 -17 +39
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 786 435 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.42% 4.27% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 4.69% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 689 365 680
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,000 £41,125
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 9,801 9,268 12,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.58% 90.92% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,674 8,333 11,174
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £94,250 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 1 - -
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 359 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (43.00%) C#
3 308 (39.19%) SQL
4 301 (38.30%) .NET
5 294 (37.40%) Finance
6 279 (35.50%) Java
6 279 (35.50%) JavaScript
7 206 (26.21%) Microsoft
7 206 (26.21%) Greenfield Project
8 192 (24.43%) AngularJS
9 184 (23.41%) ASP.NET
10 167 (21.25%) CSS
11 161 (20.48%) TDD
12 153 (19.47%) Degree
13 144 (18.32%) RESTful
14 127 (16.16%) MVC
15 122 (15.52%) SQL Server
16 121 (15.39%) Python
17 120 (15.27%) Computer Science
18 115 (14.63%) HTML
18 115 (14.63%) DevOps
19 113 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
20 107 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
20 107 (13.61%) Web Development
20 107 (13.61%) Microservices
21 100 (12.72%) Git (software)
22 98 (12.47%) OO
23 97 (12.34%) Scrum
24 92 (11.70%) SDLC
25 82 (10.43%) Fintech

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 41 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (4.33%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.31%) Apache
4 11 (1.40%) Ethereum
5 10 (1.27%) CMS
5 10 (1.27%) nginx
6 9 (1.15%) Anypoint
6 9 (1.15%) Mule
7 7 (0.89%) JBoss
8 6 (0.76%) Confluence
8 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.64%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.38%) Drupal
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.25%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 36 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.40%) Ripple
3 10 (1.27%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.25%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) Beauchamp
5 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 113 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.54%) SaaS
4 19 (2.42%) PaaS
5 17 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (2.04%) IaaS
7 15 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (1.65%) Serverless
10 10 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (1.15%) GitHub
12 8 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.76%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.76%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.51%) Loggly
14 4 (0.51%) Sumo Logic
15 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.38%) npm
15 3 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.29%) Internet
2 7 (0.89%) Network Security
3 6 (0.76%) 802.11
3 6 (0.76%) BGP
3 6 (0.76%) HSRP
3 6 (0.76%) IPsec
3 6 (0.76%) OSPF
3 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.64%) HTTP
5 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.13%) Broadband
6 1 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) Multicast
6 1 (0.13%) NAS
6 1 (0.13%) SAN
6 1 (0.13%) SMS
6 1 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
6 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.16%) MongoDB
3 66 (8.40%) NoSQL
4 55 (7.00%) MySQL
5 40 (5.09%) Big Data
6 30 (3.82%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (2.67%) Blockchain
9 20 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.40%) HBase
14 9 (1.15%) Couchbase
14 9 (1.15%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.02%) Redis
16 7 (0.89%) QlikView
16 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 100 (12.72%) Git (software)
2 62 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 29 (3.69%) Subversion
4 26 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (3.18%) MSBuild
5 25 (3.18%) NUnit
6 23 (2.93%) Maven
6 23 (2.93%) TeamCity
7 21 (2.67%) Visual Studio
8 18 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (1.91%) Moq
10 14 (1.78%) CruiseControl
10 14 (1.78%) MSTest
11 13 (1.65%) JIRA
11 13 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.53%) JUnit
13 10 (1.27%) Hudson
14 9 (1.15%) Grunt
15 8 (1.02%) gulp
General
1 294 (37.40%) Finance
2 68 (8.65%) Banking
3 37 (4.71%) Front Office
4 30 (3.82%) Financial Institution
5 29 (3.69%) Advertising
6 24 (3.05%) Retail
7 17 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 16 (2.04%) Games
8 16 (2.04%) Marketing
9 14 (1.78%) Law
10 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.64%) Legal
12 5 (0.64%) Publishing
13 4 (0.51%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.38%) Automotive
14 3 (0.38%) Back Office
14 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 385 (48.98%) Developer
2 230 (29.26%) Software Engineer
3 123 (15.65%) C# Developer
4 108 (13.74%) Java Developer
5 102 (12.98%) .NET Developer
6 85 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 79 (10.05%) C# Software Engineer
8 77 (9.80%) Senior Developer
9 68 (8.65%) .NET Software Engineer
10 63 (8.02%) Java Engineer
11 57 (7.25%) Full Stack Developer
12 56 (7.12%) Senior Software Engineer
13 51 (6.49%) Graduate
14 50 (6.36%) Java Software Engineer
15 45 (5.73%) Web Developer
16 44 (5.60%) ASP.NET Developer
17 43 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 43 (5.47%) C# Web Developer
18 41 (5.22%) Software Developer
19 40 (5.09%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (38.30%) .NET
2 192 (24.43%) AngularJS
3 184 (23.41%) ASP.NET
4 167 (21.25%) CSS
5 144 (18.32%) RESTful
6 115 (14.63%) HTML
7 81 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 76 (9.67%) Web Services
9 74 (9.41%) REST
10 71 (9.03%) React
11 62 (7.89%) Spring
12 57 (7.25%) Node.js
13 56 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (6.36%) Angular 2
15 45 (5.73%) jQuery
16 40 (5.09%) .NET Core
17 39 (4.96%) HTML5
18 36 (4.58%) WCF
19 33 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 32 (4.07%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 206 (26.21%) Greenfield Project
2 120 (15.27%) Computer Science
3 82 (10.43%) Fintech
4 63 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (5.34%) Algorithms
6 40 (5.09%) User Experience
7 32 (4.07%) Management Information System
8 27 (3.44%) Data Structures
9 23 (2.93%) Hedge funds
10 22 (2.80%) Mobile App
11 21 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (2.42%) Equities
13 16 (2.04%) Derivative
13 16 (2.04%) Market Risk
14 15 (1.91%) Xbox
15 12 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (1.53%) Online Banking
15 12 (1.53%) Spread Betting
16 11 (1.40%) Digital Currency
16 11 (1.40%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.78%) Linux
2 43 (5.47%) Windows
3 15 (1.91%) VMS
4 9 (1.15%) Android
5 7 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.76%) Unix
7 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (20.48%) TDD
3 127 (16.16%) MVC
4 115 (14.63%) DevOps
5 107 (13.61%) Microservices
5 107 (13.61%) Web Development
6 98 (12.47%) OO
7 97 (12.34%) Scrum
8 92 (11.70%) SDLC
9 82 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (8.91%) Analytics
11 69 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
12 66 (8.40%) Test Automation
13 61 (7.76%) BDD
13 61 (7.76%) Unit Testing
14 57 (7.25%) Machine Learning
15 53 (6.74%) Multithreading
16 49 (6.23%) Open Source
17 48 (6.11%) Mathematics
18 44 (5.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 338 (43.00%) C#
2 308 (39.19%) SQL
3 279 (35.50%) Java
3 279 (35.50%) JavaScript
4 121 (15.39%) Python
5 69 (8.78%) Java 8
6 52 (6.62%) T-SQL
7 47 (5.98%) PHP
8 46 (5.85%) Scala
9 43 (5.47%) C++
10 29 (3.69%) Ruby
11 21 (2.67%) Perl
12 19 (2.42%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.04%) Go
13 16 (2.04%) Groovy
14 14 (1.78%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.65%) C
16 11 (1.40%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.27%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (19.47%) Degree
2 37 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (4.58%) PhD
4 8 (1.02%) CISSP
5 6 (0.76%) CCIE
5 6 (0.76%) CCNP
5 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.38%) ISEB
6 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.38%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.38%) MBA
7 2 (0.25%) PMP
7 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.34%) QA
2 10 (1.27%) MiFID
3 6 (0.76%) GCP
4 4 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.51%) EMIR
5 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (9.54%) Docker
2 15 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) HDFS
3 3 (0.38%) Varnish
4 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.25%) LXC
4 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) ACF2
5 1 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) RACF
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (4.20%) Ansible
2 28 (3.56%) Puppet
3 24 (3.05%) Kubernetes
4 23 (2.93%) Terraform
5 22 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.76%) Mesos
7 5 (0.64%) Consul
8 4 (0.51%) Nagios
8 4 (0.51%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.51%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.38%) logstash
9 3 (0.38%) Oozie
10 2 (0.25%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.25%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.25%) Packer
10 2 (0.25%) Rancher
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 206 (26.21%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.09%) Oracle
3 26 (3.31%) Google
4 11 (1.40%) Cloudera
4 11 (1.40%) Hortonworks
5 10 (1.27%) MuleSoft
6 9 (1.15%) Cisco
6 9 (1.15%) MapR
7 7 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.89%) IBM
7 7 (0.89%) Juniper
7 7 (0.89%) New Relic
7 7 (0.89%) VMware
8 6 (0.76%) F5
8 6 (0.76%) hybris
8 6 (0.76%) Palo Alto
8 6 (0.76%) Splunk
8 6 (0.76%) Tableau
9 5 (0.64%) Sybase
10 4 (0.51%) Adobe