Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 61 57
Rank change year-on-year +28 -4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 648 511 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.29% 4.51% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.97% 5.04% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 556 473 650
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 £38,750 £37,500 £37,375
90th Percentile £98,750 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +18.18%

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 9302 10138 14483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.31% 89.43% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8384 9225 12606
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 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 +4 1 - -
Software Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 325 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (42.90%) Java
3 220 (33.95%) Finance
4 204 (31.48%) JavaScript
5 197 (30.40%) C#
6 192 (29.63%) .NET
7 174 (26.85%) SQL
8 154 (23.77%) TDD
9 142 (21.91%) Python
10 133 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
10 133 (20.52%) AngularJS
11 127 (19.60%) CSS
12 124 (19.14%) Greenfield Project
13 113 (17.44%) HTML
13 113 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
14 112 (17.28%) OO
15 110 (16.98%) DevOps
15 110 (16.98%) Microservices
16 106 (16.36%) Node.js
17 103 (15.90%) SQL Server
17 103 (15.90%) Microsoft
18 100 (15.43%) ASP.NET
19 93 (14.35%) Degree
20 92 (14.20%) RESTful
21 91 (14.04%) Scrum
22 88 (13.58%) C++
23 86 (13.27%) React
24 85 (13.12%) Docker
25 82 (12.65%) Web Services
26 80 (12.35%) Multithreading

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 35 (5.40%) Apache Spark
2 25 (3.86%) Apache
3 23 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.78%) nginx
6 17 (2.62%) CMS
7 15 (2.31%) JBoss
8 8 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.93%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.62%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.46%) IIS
11 3 (0.46%) Jetty
11 3 (0.46%) Lightstreamer
11 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.31%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.15%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.15%) Marvel
13 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.15%) HipChat
3 1 (0.15%) InVision
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.31%) HFM
3 2 (0.31%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.31%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 113 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.94%) GitHub
4 29 (4.48%) SaaS
5 24 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (3.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 21 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (2.93%) Serverless
8 18 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 12 (1.85%) CloudFront
10 12 (1.85%) Route 53
11 10 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (1.39%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (1.23%) Akamai
14 6 (0.93%) Heroku
15 5 (0.77%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.62%) HTTP
2 8 (1.23%) Internet
3 6 (0.93%) Network Security
3 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.77%) 802.11
4 5 (0.77%) BGP
4 5 (0.77%) HSRP
4 5 (0.77%) IPsec
4 5 (0.77%) OSPF
5 4 (0.62%) DVB
6 3 (0.46%) SMS
7 2 (0.31%) SSL
7 2 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) Firewall
8 1 (0.15%) SMTP
8 1 (0.15%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.03%) MongoDB
3 59 (9.10%) MySQL
4 55 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 50 (7.72%) Big Data
6 26 (4.01%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (2.78%) Redis
10 17 (2.62%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
12 14 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.85%) QlikView
13 12 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.70%) Qlik Sense
15 10 (1.54%) Neo4j
16 9 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (10.80%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.10%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.40%) TeamCity
4 21 (3.24%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (2.16%) Hudson
7 13 (2.01%) JIRA
7 13 (2.01%) Maven
7 13 (2.01%) MSBuild
8 12 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.70%) JUnit
9 11 (1.70%) Mocha
9 11 (1.70%) Selenium
10 9 (1.39%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.23%) gulp
11 8 (1.23%) Subversion
12 7 (1.08%) CircleCI
12 7 (1.08%) Travis CI
12 7 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 220 (33.95%) Finance
2 42 (6.48%) Banking
3 24 (3.70%) Marketing
4 22 (3.40%) Retail
5 20 (3.09%) Law
6 19 (2.93%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.62%) Front Office
7 17 (2.62%) Games
8 13 (2.01%) Online Betting
9 11 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.70%) Legal
9 11 (1.70%) Publishing
10 9 (1.39%) Advertising
11 7 (1.08%) Electronics
11 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.77%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.46%) Back Office
14 2 (0.31%) Automotive
14 2 (0.31%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 267 (41.20%) Developer
2 200 (30.86%) Software Engineer
3 91 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 61 (9.41%) Java Engineer
5 59 (9.10%) .NET Software Engineer
6 58 (8.95%) C# Software Engineer
7 44 (6.79%) Java Software Engineer
8 41 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 39 (6.02%) Software Developer
10 36 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 35 (5.40%) C# Developer
12 32 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 29 (4.48%) Junior
14 28 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (4.32%) Java Software Developer
14 28 (4.32%) Senior Developer
15 25 (3.86%) Lead Developer
16 23 (3.55%) C++ Software Engineer
16 23 (3.55%) Web Engineer
17 22 (3.40%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (29.63%) .NET
2 133 (20.52%) AngularJS
3 127 (19.60%) CSS
4 113 (17.44%) HTML
5 106 (16.36%) Node.js
6 100 (15.43%) ASP.NET
7 92 (14.20%) RESTful
8 86 (13.27%) React
9 82 (12.65%) Web Services
10 67 (10.34%) REST
11 48 (7.41%) HTML5
12 47 (7.25%) Angular 2
13 43 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (6.64%) JSON
14 41 (6.33%) Spring
15 40 (6.17%) XML
16 39 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (4.32%) jQuery
18 27 (4.17%) Kafka
19 25 (3.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 124 (19.14%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (11.88%) Fintech
3 76 (11.73%) Computer Science
4 52 (8.02%) User Experience
5 36 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 30 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.78%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.62%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.16%) e-Health
11 11 (1.70%) Online Banking
12 10 (1.54%) Equities
12 10 (1.54%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.39%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.23%) BBC
14 8 (1.23%) Digital TV
14 8 (1.23%) STB
15 7 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (1.08%) Social Media
15 7 (1.08%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.19%) Linux
2 36 (5.56%) Windows
3 27 (4.17%) Unix
4 26 (4.01%) Android
5 22 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.08%) CentOS
7 5 (0.77%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.31%) Debian
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (23.77%) TDD
3 133 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
4 112 (17.28%) OO
5 110 (16.98%) DevOps
5 110 (16.98%) Microservices
6 91 (14.04%) Scrum
7 80 (12.35%) Multithreading
8 65 (10.03%) BDD
9 62 (9.57%) MVC
10 56 (8.64%) E-Commerce
11 54 (8.33%) Machine Learning
12 53 (8.18%) Analytics
13 50 (7.72%) Web Development
14 46 (7.10%) Low Latency
15 43 (6.64%) Open Source
15 43 (6.64%) Unit Testing
16 42 (6.48%) SDLC
17 41 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
18 38 (5.86%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 278 (42.90%) Java
2 204 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 197 (30.40%) C#
4 174 (26.85%) SQL
5 142 (21.91%) Python
6 88 (13.58%) C++
7 63 (9.72%) Scala
8 29 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 27 (4.17%) Ruby
10 25 (3.86%) PHP
11 23 (3.55%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.09%) Go
13 17 (2.62%) C
14 14 (2.16%) Groovy
15 13 (2.01%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.01%) ES6
15 13 (2.01%) Objective-C
15 13 (2.01%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.85%) Clojure
16 12 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 93 (14.35%) Degree
2 37 (5.71%) PhD
3 34 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.77%) CCIE
4 5 (0.77%) CCNP
4 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.77%) CISSP
4 5 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.46%) ISEB
6 2 (0.31%) ACCA
6 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.63%) QA
2 18 (2.78%) MiFID
3 3 (0.46%) GCP
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 85 (13.12%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.46%) Xen
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) LXC
4 1 (0.15%) Varnish
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (7.10%) Ansible
2 25 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (3.86%) Puppet
3 20 (3.09%) Terraform
4 12 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.93%) Mesos
5 6 (0.93%) Nagios
6 4 (0.62%) Rancher
6 4 (0.62%) Salt
7 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.31%) Kibana
8 2 (0.31%) logstash
9 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.15%) Consul
9 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.15%) Graphite
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.15%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.15%) SCCM
9 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 103 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.17%) Oracle
3 24 (3.70%) Google
4 10 (1.54%) New Relic
4 10 (1.54%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.23%) Arqiva
5 8 (1.23%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.23%) BT
5 8 (1.23%) PagerDuty
6 5 (0.77%) Cisco
6 5 (0.77%) F5
6 5 (0.77%) Juniper
6 5 (0.77%) Palo Alto
6 5 (0.77%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.77%) SAP
6 5 (0.77%) VMware
7 4 (0.62%) Adobe
7 4 (0.62%) Broadcom
7 4 (0.62%) CA
7 4 (0.62%) SaltStack