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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 197 149 224
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 139 198 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 1.68% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.80% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 116 163 114
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,000 £70,000
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
11696 10979 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.35% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9858 9611 11780
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 140 (55.56%) C#
2 103 (40.87%) Java
3 99 (39.29%) .NET
4 92 (36.51%) SQL
5 79 (31.35%) Degree
6 76 (30.16%) Computer Science
7 75 (29.76%) Finance
8 72 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 65 (25.79%) SQL Server
10 63 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 63 (25.00%) C++
11 60 (23.81%) ASP.NET
12 52 (20.63%) HTML
13 45 (17.86%) Python
14 44 (17.46%) Linux
15 43 (17.06%) CSS
16 39 (15.48%) OO
17 36 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (13.49%) Windows
18 34 (13.49%) Mathematics
19 32 (12.70%) Microsoft
20 29 (11.51%) TDD
20 29 (11.51%) MVC
21 26 (10.32%) XML
21 26 (10.32%) PHP
22 25 (9.92%) Scrum
23 24 (9.52%) E-Commerce
23 24 (9.52%) jQuery
24 23 (9.13%) HTML5
25 22 (8.73%) C

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (3.17%) IIS
2 7 (2.78%) Umbraco
2 7 (2.78%) WordPress
2 7 (2.78%) Node.js
3 4 (1.59%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.59%) CMS
3 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.59%) Apache
4 3 (1.19%) Moodle
5 2 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.40%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.38%) HTTP
1 6 (2.38%) Internet
2 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.19%) VPN
2 3 (1.19%) Broadband
2 3 (1.19%) SMS
2 3 (1.19%) FTP
2 3 (1.19%) SSH
2 3 (1.19%) Network Security
2 3 (1.19%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.40%) PBX
3 1 (0.40%) Intranet
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
3 1 (0.40%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (25.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.35%) MySQL
3 15 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.38%) Big Data
10 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.19%) IDOL
12 3 (1.19%) SQLite
13 2 (0.79%) KDB
13 2 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.76%) NUnit
3 11 (4.37%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.97%) Subversion
5 6 (2.38%) Selenium
6 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.19%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.19%) JIRA
6 3 (1.19%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.79%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.79%) Trac
7 2 (0.79%) Sublime Text
7 2 (0.79%) Maven
7 2 (0.79%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.79%) JUnit
8 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 75 (29.76%) Finance
2 21 (8.33%) Banking
3 12 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.37%) Retail
5 6 (2.38%) Front Office
6 4 (1.59%) Advertising
7 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.19%) Games
7 3 (1.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (39.29%) .NET
2 60 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 52 (20.63%) HTML
4 43 (17.06%) CSS
5 26 (10.32%) XML
6 24 (9.52%) jQuery
7 23 (9.13%) HTML5
8 22 (8.73%) Web Services
9 21 (8.33%) WCF
10 20 (7.94%) Ajax
11 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (5.95%) .NET Framework
13 14 (5.56%) WPF
14 12 (4.76%) REST
15 11 (4.37%) STL
15 11 (4.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 10 (3.97%) Backbone.js
16 10 (3.97%) Hibernate
16 10 (3.97%) SOAP
17 9 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (30.16%) Computer Science
2 34 (13.49%) Mathematics
3 20 (7.94%) Derivative
4 18 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 16 (6.35%) Physics
6 11 (4.37%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.37%) Hedge funds
7 10 (3.97%) Digital Media
8 9 (3.57%) Equities
9 8 (3.17%) Social Media
10 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.98%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.98%) Open Source
12 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.19%) Blackberry
13 3 (1.19%) Tandem
13 3 (1.19%) Statistics
14 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.79%) iPad
14 2 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.46%) Linux
2 34 (13.49%) Windows
3 13 (5.16%) Android
4 11 (4.37%) UNIX
5 7 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.19%) Solaris
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 39 (15.48%) OO
3 36 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (11.51%) TDD
4 29 (11.51%) MVC
5 25 (9.92%) Scrum
6 24 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 21 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 16 (6.35%) Unit Testing
8 16 (6.35%) Waterfall
9 15 (5.95%) OOP
10 13 (5.16%) Low Latency
11 12 (4.76%) SOA
12 11 (4.37%) Web Development
12 11 (4.37%) BDD
13 9 (3.57%) Asset Management
13 9 (3.57%) Pair Programming
13 9 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (55.56%) C#
2 103 (40.87%) Java
3 92 (36.51%) SQL
4 63 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 63 (25.00%) C++
5 45 (17.86%) Python
6 26 (10.32%) PHP
7 22 (8.73%) C
8 17 (6.75%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.97%) Ruby
10 9 (3.57%) VB
11 8 (3.17%) PHP5
11 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.17%) Perl
12 7 (2.78%) Delphi
12 7 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.38%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.98%) Scala
15 4 (1.59%) VBScript
16 3 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 79 (31.35%) Degree
2 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.19%) PhD
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.54%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.94%) Oracle
3 10 (3.97%) Telerik
4 3 (1.19%) Zend
5 2 (0.79%) Facebook
5 2 (0.79%) Twitter
5 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.79%) IBM
5 2 (0.79%) Remedy
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe
5 2 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.40%) Sybase
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.40%) SunGard
6 1 (0.40%) Intel
6 1 (0.40%) StatPro
6 1 (0.40%) BMC
6 1 (0.40%) Siemens
6 1 (0.40%) MKS
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £36000.00 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: £9000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £85000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £110000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago