Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 30 72
Rank change year-on-year +4 +42 -28
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 823 791 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.95% 7.38% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 7.93% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 751 671 369
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +0.81%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -

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 9,523 9,975 9,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.05% 93.13% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,444 8,833 8,538
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +0.87%

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Moorgate - 8 £65,000 -
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 328 (39.85%) Java
2 321 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (35.48%) Python
4 247 (30.01%) Microservices
5 231 (28.07%) JavaScript
6 207 (25.15%) C#
7 191 (23.21%) DevOps
8 188 (22.84%) TDD
9 186 (22.60%) Finance
10 171 (20.78%) Computer Science
11 163 (19.81%) .NET
12 159 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
13 154 (18.71%) Degree
14 153 (18.59%) SQL
15 142 (17.25%) HTML
16 137 (16.65%) CSS
17 135 (16.40%) Docker
18 128 (15.55%) AngularJS
19 116 (14.09%) Fintech
20 112 (13.61%) Greenfield Project
21 109 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
22 102 (12.39%) Linux
23 92 (11.18%) Scrum
24 91 (11.06%) Node.js
25 89 (10.81%) Microsoft
25 89 (10.81%) SDLC
26 84 (10.21%) Java 8
26 84 (10.21%) PhD
27 83 (10.09%) NoSQL
28 82 (9.96%) .NET Core

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 31 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 23 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 16 (1.94%) Confluence
5 15 (1.82%) JBoss
6 14 (1.70%) Apache TomEE
7 12 (1.46%) Apache
8 9 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.85%) CMS
10 5 (0.61%) nginx
11 4 (0.49%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.49%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.36%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.36%) IIS
12 3 (0.36%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.36%) Mule
12 3 (0.36%) Tornado
13 2 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.24%) Kinematics
Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.49%) Maple
2 4 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.12%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.12%) Ripple
3 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 159 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (6.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (3.65%) GitHub
5 17 (2.07%) PaaS
5 17 (2.07%) Serverless
6 14 (1.70%) IaaS
7 12 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.34%) SaaS
9 9 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.97%) NuGet
11 6 (0.73%) Slack
11 6 (0.73%) Trello
12 4 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.36%) Heroku
14 2 (0.24%) npm
14 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.70%) AMQP
2 8 (0.97%) HTTP
3 5 (0.61%) BIG-IP
3 5 (0.61%) DNS
3 5 (0.61%) Network Security
3 5 (0.61%) VLAN
4 4 (0.49%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.49%) Internet
5 2 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) GSM
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) LTE
6 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (10.09%) NoSQL
2 81 (9.84%) Big Data
3 60 (7.29%) MySQL
4 43 (5.22%) SQL Server
5 34 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (3.52%) Redis
8 22 (2.67%) Blockchain
9 19 (2.31%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.19%) MongoDB
11 17 (2.07%) Data Lake
12 16 (1.94%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.82%) MarkLogic
14 12 (1.46%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.97%) InfluxDB
15 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.85%) Event Store
16 7 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 80 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 75 (9.11%) Jenkins
3 33 (4.01%) Selenium
4 31 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 28 (3.40%) JIRA
5 28 (3.40%) Subversion
5 28 (3.40%) WebDriver
6 25 (3.04%) Maven
7 24 (2.92%) TeamCity
8 21 (2.55%) Gradle
9 20 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (2.43%) JUnit
9 20 (2.43%) Mockito
10 16 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (1.82%) Ant
11 15 (1.82%) git-flow
11 15 (1.82%) NUnit
11 15 (1.82%) SpecFlow
11 15 (1.82%) Travis CI
12 14 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 186 (22.60%) Finance
2 40 (4.86%) Retail
3 37 (4.50%) Advertising
4 28 (3.40%) Banking
5 21 (2.55%) Law
6 18 (2.19%) Games
6 18 (2.19%) Publishing
7 12 (1.46%) Marketing
8 11 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.22%) Electronics
10 9 (1.09%) Front Office
11 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.49%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 371 (45.08%) Developer
2 257 (31.23%) Software Engineer
3 110 (13.37%) Java Developer
4 81 (9.84%) .NET Developer
5 70 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 68 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 56 (6.80%) Java Engineer
8 54 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 51 (6.20%) Python Engineer
10 50 (6.08%) Java Software Engineer
11 48 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
12 45 (5.47%) Full Stack Developer
13 38 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
14 35 (4.25%) Software Developer
15 34 (4.13%) Python Developer
16 33 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
17 32 (3.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 29 (3.52%) Graduate
19 28 (3.40%) Angular Developer
19 28 (3.40%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (19.81%) .NET
2 142 (17.25%) HTML
3 137 (16.65%) CSS
4 128 (15.55%) AngularJS
5 91 (11.06%) Node.js
6 82 (9.96%) .NET Core
7 79 (9.60%) Web Services
8 77 (9.36%) RESTful
9 76 (9.23%) Spring
10 75 (9.11%) React
11 57 (6.93%) Kafka
12 54 (6.56%) ASP.NET
13 50 (6.08%) REST
14 43 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 43 (5.22%) HTML5
15 39 (4.74%) Ajax
16 35 (4.25%) RabbitMQ
17 33 (4.01%) Spring Boot
18 29 (3.52%) GWT
19 27 (3.28%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.09%) Fintech
2 112 (13.61%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.47%) Algorithms
5 42 (5.10%) User Experience
6 41 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (4.98%) Xbox
7 30 (3.65%) Data Structures
7 30 (3.65%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.79%) Hedge funds
9 20 (2.43%) Cloud Native
10 16 (1.94%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.82%) Derivative
11 15 (1.82%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.22%) Robotics
13 9 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.97%) Equities
15 7 (0.85%) Spread Betting
15 7 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (12.39%) Linux
2 20 (2.43%) Windows
3 14 (1.70%) Apple iOS
3 14 (1.70%) Unix
4 13 (1.58%) Android
5 9 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (0.61%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.36%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.12%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (30.01%) Microservices
3 191 (23.21%) DevOps
4 188 (22.84%) TDD
5 171 (20.78%) Computer Science
6 92 (11.18%) Scrum
7 89 (10.81%) SDLC
8 75 (9.11%) Machine Learning
9 70 (8.51%) Analytics
10 68 (8.26%) Mathematics
11 64 (7.78%) Test Automation
12 62 (7.53%) BDD
13 57 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (6.93%) MVC
14 56 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
15 55 (6.68%) Artificial Intelligence
15 55 (6.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (6.44%) Kanban
17 51 (6.20%) Open Source
18 50 (6.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 328 (39.85%) Java
2 292 (35.48%) Python
3 231 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 207 (25.15%) C#
5 153 (18.59%) SQL
6 84 (10.21%) Java 8
7 76 (9.23%) C++
8 54 (6.56%) Ruby
9 53 (6.44%) Scala
10 52 (6.32%) Bash Shell
11 41 (4.98%) Go
12 32 (3.89%) PHP
13 28 (3.40%) ES6
14 26 (3.16%) T-SQL
15 20 (2.43%) Groovy
16 17 (2.07%) R
17 15 (1.82%) C
17 15 (1.82%) Kotlin
18 14 (1.70%) Elixir
18 14 (1.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (18.71%) Degree
2 84 (10.21%) PhD
3 47 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.61%) CISSP
4 5 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.36%) CSSLP
5 3 (0.36%) GWAPT
5 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.12%) CCNA
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) GIAC
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.12%) OSCE
6 1 (0.12%) OSCP
6 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.04%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) EMIR
2 2 (0.24%) FATCA
2 2 (0.24%) MiFID
3 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 135 (16.40%) Docker
2 6 (0.73%) HDFS
3 5 (0.61%) iptables
4 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 81 (9.84%) Kubernetes
2 51 (6.20%) Ansible
3 39 (4.74%) Terraform
4 36 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (4.13%) Puppet
6 10 (1.22%) Grafana
6 10 (1.22%) Kibana
6 10 (1.22%) Rancher
7 8 (0.97%) logstash
8 7 (0.85%) Mesos
9 5 (0.61%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.61%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.49%) Oozie
11 3 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.24%) Packer
13 1 (0.12%) Consul
13 1 (0.12%) Fluentd
13 1 (0.12%) Graphite
13 1 (0.12%) linkerd
Vendors
1 89 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.93%) Google
3 34 (4.13%) Oracle
4 15 (1.82%) Cognizant
5 11 (1.34%) Facebook
6 8 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (0.97%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.73%) Splunk
7 6 (0.73%) Tableau
8 5 (0.61%) F5
8 5 (0.61%) Zend
9 4 (0.49%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.49%) Hortonworks
9 4 (0.49%) MapR
10 3 (0.36%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.36%) Demandware
10 3 (0.36%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.36%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.36%) SAP