The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 230 158 194
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 110 198 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 1.66% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.78% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 94 184 137
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11323 11126 12138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 93.35% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9488 9778 11067
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
London

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the City of London region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 141 (63.23%) C#
2 107 (47.98%) .NET
3 89 (39.91%) SQL
4 85 (38.12%) Java
5 81 (36.32%) SQL Server
6 67 (30.04%) Finance
7 62 (27.80%) JavaScript
8 55 (24.66%) ASP.NET
9 54 (24.22%) Software Engineering
10 51 (22.87%) C++
10 51 (22.87%) OO
11 47 (21.08%) Degree
12 45 (20.18%) Computer Science
12 45 (20.18%) MVC
13 41 (18.39%) TDD
14 40 (17.94%) Linux
15 38 (17.04%) HTML
15 38 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (15.70%) XML
17 34 (15.25%) WCF
18 31 (13.90%) Scrum
19 30 (13.45%) Banking
20 29 (13.00%) CSS
21 25 (11.21%) UNIX
21 25 (11.21%) Multithreading
22 24 (10.76%) Web Services
23 23 (10.31%) Microsoft
24 21 (9.42%) OOP
24 21 (9.42%) Python
24 21 (9.42%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.38%) IIS
2 10 (4.48%) Node.js
2 10 (4.48%) WordPress
3 6 (2.69%) Apache
4 5 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.79%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.35%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (1.35%) Drupal
6 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.45%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.35%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.35%) Magento
3 2 (0.90%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.24%) SaaS
1 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.14%) HTTP
2 5 (2.24%) Broadband
3 4 (1.79%) SSL
4 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.35%) VPN
4 3 (1.35%) FTP
4 3 (1.35%) Intranet
4 3 (1.35%) Internet
4 3 (1.35%) SSH
4 3 (1.35%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.45%) PBX
5 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (36.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.17%) MySQL
4 16 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.69%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.24%) Redis
8 5 (2.24%) Big Data
8 5 (2.24%) SQLite
9 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.35%) OLAP
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (8.97%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.28%) Subversion
4 13 (5.83%) NUnit
4 13 (5.83%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (2.69%) Selenium
7 5 (2.24%) JIRA
8 4 (1.79%) JBehave
8 4 (1.79%) Ant
9 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.90%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.90%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.90%) PhoneGap
General
1 67 (30.04%) Finance
2 30 (13.45%) Banking
3 16 (7.17%) Front Office
4 12 (5.38%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.59%) Retail
7 5 (2.24%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.24%) Games
8 3 (1.35%) Publishing
8 3 (1.35%) Law
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (47.98%) .NET
2 55 (24.66%) ASP.NET
3 38 (17.04%) HTML
4 35 (15.70%) XML
5 34 (15.25%) WCF
6 29 (13.00%) CSS
7 24 (10.76%) Web Services
8 19 (8.52%) jQuery
9 18 (8.07%) REST
10 16 (7.17%) SOAP
10 16 (7.17%) HTML5
11 15 (6.73%) WPF
12 13 (5.83%) Ajax
12 13 (5.83%) CSS3
13 11 (4.93%) Spring
13 11 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (4.48%) RESTful
14 10 (4.48%) WinForms
14 10 (4.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.18%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.62%) Mathematics
3 16 (7.17%) Derivative
4 12 (5.38%) N-Tier
5 10 (4.48%) Open Source
6 9 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.14%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.24%) Equities
8 5 (2.24%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.24%) Social Media
9 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.35%) Physics
9 3 (1.35%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.90%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.90%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.90%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.94%) Linux
2 25 (11.21%) UNIX
3 20 (8.97%) Windows
4 10 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.48%) Android
5 3 (1.35%) Solaris
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.22%) Software Engineering
2 51 (22.87%) OO
3 45 (20.18%) MVC
4 41 (18.39%) TDD
5 38 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (13.90%) Scrum
7 25 (11.21%) Multithreading
8 21 (9.42%) OOP
9 18 (8.07%) Web Development
9 18 (8.07%) BDD
9 18 (8.07%) Low Latency
10 17 (7.62%) Unit Testing
10 17 (7.62%) OOD
11 16 (7.17%) SOA
12 12 (5.38%) Asset Management
13 9 (4.04%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.04%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.59%) CRM
15 7 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (3.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (63.23%) C#
2 89 (39.91%) SQL
3 85 (38.12%) Java
4 62 (27.80%) JavaScript
5 51 (22.87%) C++
6 21 (9.42%) Python
7 19 (8.52%) C
7 19 (8.52%) PHP
8 12 (5.38%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.93%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.93%) Ruby
10 10 (4.48%) VB
11 8 (3.59%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.69%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.69%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.69%) Perl
13 5 (2.24%) Delphi
14 4 (1.79%) XAML
15 3 (1.35%) VBScript
15 3 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (21.08%) Degree
2 16 (7.17%) PhD
3 6 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Puppet
1 5 (2.24%) logstash
2 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.52%) Oracle
3 10 (4.48%) Telerik
4 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.35%) Sybase
5 3 (1.35%) JBoss
5 3 (1.35%) IBM
5 3 (1.35%) Software AG
5 3 (1.35%) hybris
6 2 (0.90%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.90%) Talend
6 2 (0.90%) Twitter
6 2 (0.90%) Facebook
6 2 (0.90%) Tableau
6 2 (0.90%) Adobe
6 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.45%) SunGard
7 1 (0.45%) Siemens
7 1 (0.45%) StatPro
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago