The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 219 214 157
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 102 124 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 1.04% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.11% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 95 118 182
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10338 11140 11245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.61% 93.00% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8907 9635 10307
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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.

1 145 (67.76%) C#
2 121 (56.54%) .NET
3 88 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (39.25%) SQL Server
5 78 (36.45%) JavaScript
6 76 (35.51%) SQL
7 75 (35.05%) Java
8 71 (33.18%) ASP.NET
8 71 (33.18%) Finance
9 66 (30.84%) MVC
10 52 (24.30%) OO
11 48 (22.43%) HTML
12 47 (21.96%) XML
12 47 (21.96%) Degree
13 45 (21.03%) Software Engineering
13 45 (21.03%) C++
14 43 (20.09%) TDD
14 43 (20.09%) WCF
15 36 (16.82%) Web Services
16 35 (16.36%) CSS
16 35 (16.36%) Computer Science
17 33 (15.42%) Scrum
18 32 (14.95%) Microsoft
19 29 (13.55%) Banking
19 29 (13.55%) Visual Studio
20 27 (12.62%) Linux
20 27 (12.62%) jQuery
21 26 (12.15%) UNIX
21 26 (12.15%) T-SQL
22 23 (10.75%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 17 (7.94%) IIS
2 8 (3.74%) Node.js
3 7 (3.27%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.27%) WordPress
4 5 (2.34%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.40%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.40%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Magento
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.93%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.34%) PaaS
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.21%) Intranet
2 8 (3.74%) Internet
3 5 (2.34%) HTTP
3 5 (2.34%) SSL
4 2 (0.93%) Broadband
5 1 (0.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (39.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.67%) MySQL
6 8 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.87%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.87%) Big Data
9 3 (1.40%) Redis
9 3 (1.40%) OLAP
10 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.93%) SQLite
10 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (13.55%) Visual Studio
2 22 (10.28%) Subversion
2 22 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.07%) Selenium
4 9 (4.21%) NUnit
5 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.80%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.80%) Ant
8 5 (2.34%) JIRA
8 5 (2.34%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.40%) Appium
9 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.40%) JBehave
9 3 (1.40%) JUnit
10 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.93%) RSpec
10 2 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 71 (33.18%) Finance
2 29 (13.55%) Banking
3 14 (6.54%) Front Office
4 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Games
5 3 (1.40%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (56.54%) .NET
2 71 (33.18%) ASP.NET
3 48 (22.43%) HTML
4 47 (21.96%) XML
5 43 (20.09%) WCF
6 36 (16.82%) Web Services
7 35 (16.36%) CSS
8 27 (12.62%) jQuery
9 21 (9.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (9.35%) .NET Framework
11 19 (8.88%) SOAP
11 19 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (8.41%) Ajax
12 18 (8.41%) JSON
13 17 (7.94%) REST
14 14 (6.54%) WPF
14 14 (6.54%) Spring
15 13 (6.07%) LINQ
15 13 (6.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.48%) Hedge funds
3 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.21%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.27%) Open Source
5 7 (3.27%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.87%) Derivative
9 3 (1.40%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.40%) Social Media
9 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.93%) W3C
10 2 (0.93%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.62%) Linux
2 26 (12.15%) UNIX
3 19 (8.88%) Windows
4 6 (2.80%) Solaris
4 6 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.34%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) OS/400
6 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (30.84%) MVC
3 52 (24.30%) OO
4 45 (21.03%) Software Engineering
5 43 (20.09%) TDD
6 33 (15.42%) Scrum
7 22 (10.28%) OOP
8 21 (9.81%) BDD
9 20 (9.35%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.88%) OOD
11 18 (8.41%) Multithreading
12 16 (7.48%) Web Development
13 14 (6.54%) Low Latency
14 13 (6.07%) MVVM
14 13 (6.07%) SOA
15 11 (5.14%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.14%) Refactoring
16 10 (4.67%) CRM
17 9 (4.21%) UML
18 8 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 145 (67.76%) C#
2 78 (36.45%) JavaScript
3 76 (35.51%) SQL
4 75 (35.05%) Java
5 45 (21.03%) C++
6 26 (12.15%) T-SQL
7 21 (9.81%) C
8 13 (6.07%) VB
9 12 (5.61%) Python
9 12 (5.61%) Ruby
10 9 (4.21%) PHP
11 7 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.34%) VBScript
12 5 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.34%) VB6
13 4 (1.87%) Groovy
14 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.40%) Perl
14 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 47 (21.96%) Degree
2 17 (7.94%) PhD
3 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.27%) logstash
2 5 (2.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) StatsD
3 2 (0.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle
3 11 (5.14%) Telerik
4 5 (2.34%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.87%) Sybase
5 4 (1.87%) IBM
6 3 (1.40%) hybris
6 3 (1.40%) Software AG
6 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.93%) VMware
7 2 (0.93%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.93%) Tableau
7 2 (0.93%) Talend
7 2 (0.93%) New Relic
8 1 (0.47%) Facebook
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Sencha
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £75000 per annum + excpetional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £750000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
mkodo
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Human Factors International
Salary: Competitve Salary, Quarterly Bonus, Free Health Care
Posted: 17 days ago