Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 565 597 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.69% 4.96% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 5.52% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 471 549 658
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +13.64%

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 8945 10809 16153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.07% 89.87% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8064 9861 13942
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 293 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (40.53%) Java
3 213 (37.70%) Finance
4 175 (30.97%) JavaScript
5 166 (29.38%) SQL
6 158 (27.96%) .NET
7 153 (27.08%) C#
8 148 (26.19%) TDD
9 129 (22.83%) Python
10 124 (21.95%) CSS
11 119 (21.06%) HTML
12 115 (20.35%) AngularJS
13 110 (19.47%) SQL Server
14 104 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (17.88%) Microsoft
16 100 (17.70%) C++
17 98 (17.35%) Microservices
18 96 (16.99%) Degree
19 94 (16.64%) DevOps
20 91 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
21 87 (15.40%) Greenfield Project
22 86 (15.22%) OO
23 84 (14.87%) Web Services
24 82 (14.51%) Git (software)
25 80 (14.16%) Node.js
26 76 (13.45%) Scala
27 75 (13.27%) Fintech
28 71 (12.57%) Docker
29 70 (12.39%) Scrum
30 67 (11.86%) MongoDB

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 30 (5.31%) Apache Spark
2 23 (4.07%) CMS
3 19 (3.36%) Apache
4 17 (3.01%) JBoss
5 13 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.12%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.95%) nginx
8 8 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (1.24%) EPiServer
9 7 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.53%) IIS
10 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.35%) Confluence
11 2 (0.35%) Marvel
11 2 (0.35%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.18%) GeoServer
Applications
1 24 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.35%) InVision
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.71%) HFM
2 4 (0.71%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.35%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.35%) RMDS
4 1 (0.18%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.18%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 91 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (10.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (3.72%) GitHub
5 20 (3.54%) SaaS
6 17 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (2.30%) Serverless
9 12 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (1.77%) TestFlight
11 8 (1.42%) Akamai
11 8 (1.42%) CloudFront
11 8 (1.42%) iTunes
11 8 (1.42%) Route 53
12 7 (1.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (1.24%) IaaS
12 7 (1.24%) PaaS
13 6 (1.06%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.77%) HTTP
2 5 (0.88%) Internet
3 3 (0.53%) SMS
4 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) Multicast
5 1 (0.18%) SMTP
5 1 (0.18%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.18%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 67 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 63 (11.15%) NoSQL
4 48 (8.50%) Big Data
5 47 (8.32%) MySQL
6 24 (4.25%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.01%) Redis
10 16 (2.83%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.95%) CouchDB
14 10 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (1.77%) Neo4j
14 10 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 82 (14.51%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 43 (7.61%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (3.89%) Selenium
6 17 (3.01%) Mocha
7 16 (2.83%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.48%) JIRA
8 14 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.95%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.77%) gulp
10 10 (1.77%) Maven
11 9 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (1.59%) Xcode
12 8 (1.42%) Android Studio
12 8 (1.42%) Sinon.JS
12 8 (1.42%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.24%) Vagrant
14 6 (1.06%) Jasmine
General
1 213 (37.70%) Finance
2 39 (6.90%) Marketing
3 37 (6.55%) Retail
4 34 (6.02%) Banking
5 23 (4.07%) Games
6 20 (3.54%) Legal
7 19 (3.36%) Front Office
8 14 (2.48%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.48%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.95%) Advertising
9 11 (1.95%) Publishing
10 8 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.24%) Law
11 7 (1.24%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.88%) Electronics
12 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (38.23%) Developer
2 197 (34.87%) Software Engineer
3 73 (12.92%) Java Developer
4 61 (10.80%) Java Engineer
5 57 (10.09%) .NET Software Engineer
6 50 (8.85%) C# Software Engineer
7 47 (8.32%) Senior Software Engineer
8 45 (7.96%) Java Software Engineer
9 29 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 28 (4.96%) C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (4.60%) Analyst
11 26 (4.60%) Junior
12 25 (4.42%) C# Developer
13 23 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
14 22 (3.89%) .NET Developer
15 20 (3.54%) Web Engineer
16 19 (3.36%) Python Software Engineer
16 19 (3.36%) Software Developer
17 18 (3.19%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
18 17 (3.01%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (27.96%) .NET
2 124 (21.95%) CSS
3 119 (21.06%) HTML
4 115 (20.35%) AngularJS
5 84 (14.87%) Web Services
6 80 (14.16%) Node.js
7 66 (11.68%) RESTful
8 65 (11.50%) ASP.NET
8 65 (11.50%) REST
9 63 (11.15%) React
10 53 (9.38%) HTML5
11 46 (8.14%) JSON
12 35 (6.19%) Spring
13 34 (6.02%) XML
14 31 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 31 (5.49%) SOAP
15 28 (4.96%) jQuery
16 27 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (4.60%) CSS3
18 25 (4.42%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.40%) Greenfield Project
2 75 (13.27%) Fintech
3 59 (10.44%) Computer Science
4 54 (9.56%) User Experience
5 37 (6.55%) Algorithms
6 33 (5.84%) Mobile App
7 31 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (4.07%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.65%) Equities
10 14 (2.48%) Hedge funds
11 13 (2.30%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.95%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.59%) e-Health
14 8 (1.42%) Social Media
15 7 (1.24%) Cloud Native
15 7 (1.24%) Derivative
15 7 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (1.24%) PMI
16 6 (1.06%) CUDA
17 5 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.38%) Linux
2 42 (7.43%) Apple iOS
3 37 (6.55%) Windows
4 34 (6.02%) Android
5 32 (5.66%) Unix
6 6 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.88%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.71%) CentOS
8 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.53%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Fedora
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (26.19%) TDD
3 104 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (17.35%) Microservices
5 94 (16.64%) DevOps
6 86 (15.22%) OO
7 70 (12.39%) Scrum
8 62 (10.97%) BDD
9 61 (10.80%) Analytics
10 54 (9.56%) Multithreading
11 53 (9.38%) MVC
12 52 (9.20%) Test Automation
13 46 (8.14%) Machine Learning
14 41 (7.26%) E-Commerce
15 40 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 39 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (6.19%) Mathematics
18 33 (5.84%) Open Source
19 30 (5.31%) Unit Testing
20 29 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 229 (40.53%) Java
2 175 (30.97%) JavaScript
3 166 (29.38%) SQL
4 153 (27.08%) C#
5 129 (22.83%) Python
6 100 (17.70%) C++
7 76 (13.45%) Scala
8 41 (7.26%) T-SQL
9 34 (6.02%) Objective-C
10 32 (5.66%) Apple Swift
11 25 (4.42%) Ruby
12 18 (3.19%) Go
12 18 (3.19%) PHP
13 17 (3.01%) TypeScript
14 14 (2.48%) F#
15 13 (2.30%) Groovy
16 10 (1.77%) Clojure
16 10 (1.77%) R
16 10 (1.77%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 96 (16.99%) Degree
2 32 (5.66%) PhD
3 25 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.42%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.24%) ISEB
6 4 (0.71%) ACCA
7 3 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.18%) OCP
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMP
9 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.31%) QA
2 20 (3.54%) MiFID
3 3 (0.53%) GCP
4 1 (0.18%) PMO
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 71 (12.57%) Docker
2 5 (0.88%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) Xen
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) LXC
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (5.84%) Ansible
2 15 (2.65%) Puppet
3 14 (2.48%) Terraform
4 13 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.95%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.88%) Nagios
7 4 (0.71%) Mesos
7 4 (0.71%) Rancher
7 4 (0.71%) Salt
8 3 (0.53%) HockeyApp
8 3 (0.53%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.18%) Consul
9 1 (0.18%) Control-M
9 1 (0.18%) Graphite
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) Kibana
9 1 (0.18%) logstash
9 1 (0.18%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 101 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.19%) Google
3 21 (3.72%) Oracle
4 12 (2.12%) Atlassian
4 12 (2.12%) New Relic
4 12 (2.12%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.59%) Infragistics
6 8 (1.42%) PagerDuty
6 8 (1.42%) Tableau
7 7 (1.24%) Marketo
7 7 (1.24%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.06%) Adobe
9 5 (0.88%) SAP
10 4 (0.71%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.71%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.71%) Splunk
10 4 (0.71%) VMware
11 3 (0.53%) Cadence
11 3 (0.53%) Caplin