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

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 35 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 810 627 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.26% 6.12% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% 6.67% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 743 532 503
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%

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 10,221 9,407 10,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.64% 91.78% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9,114 8,502 9,640
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,825 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 November 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 November 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
Moorgate - 3 £65,000 -
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 338 (41.73%) Java
2 335 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (29.14%) Finance
4 216 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 210 (25.93%) Python
6 206 (25.43%) C#
7 188 (23.21%) SQL
8 184 (22.72%) .NET
9 177 (21.85%) Microservices
10 162 (20.00%) DevOps
11 153 (18.89%) Degree
12 143 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
13 138 (17.04%) CSS
14 137 (16.91%) Computer Science
15 134 (16.54%) TDD
16 129 (15.93%) HTML
17 127 (15.68%) Fintech
18 118 (14.57%) AngularJS
19 117 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
20 116 (14.32%) Linux
21 106 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
22 103 (12.72%) Scrum
23 95 (11.73%) C++
24 91 (11.23%) Docker
25 83 (10.25%) OO
26 81 (10.00%) Git (software)
27 76 (9.38%) NoSQL
27 76 (9.38%) React
28 75 (9.26%) SDLC
29 74 (9.14%) MVC

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 43 (5.31%) Apache Spark
2 25 (3.09%) Ethereum
3 22 (2.72%) Apache
3 22 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.11%) Confluence
5 9 (1.11%) nginx
5 9 (1.11%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.99%) CMS
6 8 (0.99%) JBoss
7 6 (0.74%) Apache TomEE
7 6 (0.74%) IIS
8 4 (0.49%) Mule
9 3 (0.37%) Kinematics
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.25%) Drupal
10 2 (0.25%) Jetty
10 2 (0.25%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.25%) Maya
5 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.99%) Ripple
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.37%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.25%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 117 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (2.96%) GitHub
4 24 (2.96%) SaaS
5 18 (2.22%) Serverless
6 10 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.11%) PaaS
8 6 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.74%) NuGet
8 6 (0.74%) Trello
9 5 (0.62%) IaaS
10 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.37%) npm
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.48%) HTTP
2 9 (1.11%) BIG-IP
2 9 (1.11%) VLAN
3 8 (0.99%) Internet
4 6 (0.74%) AMQP
4 6 (0.74%) DNS
5 4 (0.49%) FTP
5 4 (0.49%) Network Security
5 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.25%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) MQTT
7 1 (0.12%) Multicast
7 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 62 (7.65%) Big Data
3 49 (6.05%) SQL Server
4 47 (5.80%) MySQL
5 46 (5.68%) Blockchain
6 36 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 30 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.59%) Redis
10 20 (2.47%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.86%) InfluxDB
13 7 (0.86%) Power BI
13 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.62%) Riak
15 4 (0.49%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.54%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.33%) Subversion
4 26 (3.21%) TeamCity
5 24 (2.96%) JIRA
6 19 (2.35%) Selenium
7 17 (2.10%) Maven
8 16 (1.98%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.98%) webpack
9 15 (1.85%) gulp
10 14 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.48%) JUnit
13 10 (1.23%) Gradle
13 10 (1.23%) Grunt
13 10 (1.23%) NUnit
14 9 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.11%) CircleCI
14 9 (1.11%) Mockito
15 8 (0.99%) Ant
General
1 236 (29.14%) Finance
2 37 (4.57%) Banking
3 32 (3.95%) Games
4 29 (3.58%) Retail
5 27 (3.33%) Advertising
6 25 (3.09%) Law
7 14 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.60%) Marketing
9 11 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.36%) Publishing
9 11 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.62%) Electronics
10 5 (0.62%) Front Office
11 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.25%) Back Office
12 2 (0.25%) Legal
12 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 384 (47.41%) Developer
2 253 (31.23%) Software Engineer
3 126 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 76 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 74 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 73 (9.01%) C# Developer
7 66 (8.15%) Java Engineer
8 60 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
9 58 (7.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 56 (6.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 51 (6.30%) Senior Software Engineer
12 45 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
13 41 (5.06%) Python Developer
14 36 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 36 (4.44%) Graduate
15 35 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
16 33 (4.07%) .NET Software Engineer
16 33 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
17 30 (3.70%) C++ Developer
18 27 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (22.72%) .NET
2 138 (17.04%) CSS
3 129 (15.93%) HTML
4 118 (14.57%) AngularJS
5 76 (9.38%) React
6 72 (8.89%) REST
7 70 (8.64%) Node.js
8 66 (8.15%) .NET Core
9 51 (6.30%) Spring
10 49 (6.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 49 (6.05%) Kafka
11 47 (5.80%) HTML5
11 47 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
12 46 (5.68%) RESTful
12 46 (5.68%) Web Services
13 45 (5.56%) ASP.NET
14 44 (5.43%) Ajax
15 31 (3.83%) GWT
16 29 (3.58%) Sass
17 26 (3.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 143 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 137 (16.91%) Computer Science
3 127 (15.68%) Fintech
4 58 (7.16%) Algorithms
5 44 (5.43%) User Experience
6 42 (5.19%) Mobile App
7 41 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (4.69%) Data Structures
9 37 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (4.57%) Xbox
10 27 (3.33%) Derivative
11 23 (2.84%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.60%) Bitcoin
12 13 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.36%) Robotics
14 10 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (1.11%) Digital Currency
15 9 (1.11%) Public Cloud
15 9 (1.11%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 116 (14.32%) Linux
2 29 (3.58%) Windows
3 16 (1.98%) Unix
4 9 (1.11%) CoreOS
5 8 (0.99%) Android
5 8 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.74%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.49%) Robot Operating System
7 4 (0.49%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (21.85%) Microservices
3 162 (20.00%) DevOps
4 134 (16.54%) TDD
5 103 (12.72%) Scrum
6 83 (10.25%) OO
7 75 (9.26%) SDLC
8 74 (9.14%) MVC
9 73 (9.01%) BDD
9 73 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
11 61 (7.53%) Machine Learning
12 59 (7.28%) Test Automation
13 58 (7.16%) Analytics
14 55 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 55 (6.79%) Kanban
15 53 (6.54%) Mathematics
15 53 (6.54%) Open Source
16 51 (6.30%) Mentoring
17 45 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 338 (41.73%) Java
2 216 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 210 (25.93%) Python
4 206 (25.43%) C#
5 188 (23.21%) SQL
6 95 (11.73%) C++
7 71 (8.77%) Java 8
8 56 (6.91%) Scala
9 36 (4.44%) Ruby
9 36 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 35 (4.32%) Bash Shell
10 35 (4.32%) PHP
11 23 (2.84%) ES6
11 23 (2.84%) Go
12 15 (1.85%) Kotlin
12 15 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.73%) C
14 13 (1.60%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.36%) Groovy
16 8 (0.99%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 153 (18.89%) Degree
2 67 (8.27%) PhD
3 45 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.73%) CISSP
5 7 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.25%) PMP
9 1 (0.12%) APMG
9 1 (0.12%) CCNA
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.12%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) OSCE
9 1 (0.12%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.95%) QA
2 5 (0.62%) GDPR
3 4 (0.49%) MiFID
4 3 (0.37%) EMIR
4 3 (0.37%) FATCA
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (11.23%) Docker
2 9 (1.11%) iptables
3 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) ACF2
4 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) RACF
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 36 (4.44%) Ansible
3 23 (2.84%) Terraform
4 17 (2.10%) Mesos
4 17 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.10%) Puppet
5 9 (1.11%) HAProxy
6 7 (0.86%) Kibana
7 6 (0.74%) Grafana
7 6 (0.74%) logstash
8 5 (0.62%) Rancher
9 3 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.37%) Oozie
9 3 (0.37%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.25%) Consul
10 2 (0.25%) cPanel
10 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.12%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.12%) linkerd
Vendors
1 70 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.56%) Google
3 40 (4.94%) Oracle
4 9 (1.11%) F5
5 8 (0.99%) TOWER Software
6 7 (0.86%) Tableau
7 6 (0.74%) SAP
8 5 (0.62%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.62%) Facebook
8 5 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.62%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.49%) Ariba
9 4 (0.49%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.49%) IBM
9 4 (0.49%) SEEBURGER
10 3 (0.37%) CQG
10 3 (0.37%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.37%) Reuters
10 3 (0.37%) SmartStream
10 3 (0.37%) SunGard