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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 175 210 151
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 142 137 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.09% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.18% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 130 113 163
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
9768 11643 11166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 92.49% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8316 9804 9765
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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.

1 138 (50.00%) C#
2 123 (44.57%) .NET
3 119 (43.12%) Java
4 116 (42.03%) MVC
5 103 (37.32%) SQL
6 102 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (29.71%) Finance
8 76 (27.54%) SQL Server
9 72 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 72 (26.09%) HTML
10 70 (25.36%) C++
11 65 (23.55%) OO
12 63 (22.83%) JavaScript
13 60 (21.74%) Degree
14 53 (19.20%) CSS
15 49 (17.75%) Software Engineering
15 49 (17.75%) Linux
16 43 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (14.86%) UNIX
18 40 (14.49%) WCF
18 40 (14.49%) HTML5
19 39 (14.13%) J2EE
20 38 (13.77%) Scrum
21 37 (13.41%) TDD
22 36 (13.04%) Banking
23 35 (12.68%) Web Services
23 35 (12.68%) OOP
24 33 (11.96%) XML
25 32 (11.59%) Spring
26 31 (11.23%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.45%) CMS
2 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.09%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.09%) WordPress
3 3 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.09%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.09%) Node.js
4 2 (0.72%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.72%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.80%) Internet
2 3 (1.09%) Broadband
2 3 (1.09%) FTP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (5.43%) MySQL
7 10 (3.62%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.54%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.81%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.45%) Big Data
13 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.07%) WebDriver
3 13 (4.71%) Selenium
4 12 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.26%) Ant
6 9 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.54%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.54%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.54%) Maven
8 6 (2.17%) NUnit
8 6 (2.17%) Subversion
8 6 (2.17%) Spock
9 5 (1.81%) Hudson
9 5 (1.81%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.81%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.72%) Log4Net
10 2 (0.72%) JUnit
10 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
General
1 82 (29.71%) Finance
2 36 (13.04%) Banking
3 14 (5.07%) Front Office
4 13 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.71%) Marketing
5 12 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.35%) Publishing
6 7 (2.54%) Advertising
7 6 (2.17%) Games
8 5 (1.81%) Retail
8 5 (1.81%) Automotive
9 4 (1.45%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (44.57%) .NET
2 72 (26.09%) HTML
2 72 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 53 (19.20%) CSS
4 43 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (14.49%) HTML5
5 40 (14.49%) WCF
6 39 (14.13%) J2EE
7 35 (12.68%) Web Services
8 33 (11.96%) XML
9 32 (11.59%) Spring
10 28 (10.14%) .NET Framework
10 28 (10.14%) jQuery
11 27 (9.78%) WPF
12 24 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 23 (8.33%) REST
14 20 (7.25%) CSS3
14 20 (7.25%) Ajax
15 19 (6.88%) JSON
16 18 (6.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.16%) N-Tier
4 15 (5.43%) Open Source
4 15 (5.43%) Social Media
5 14 (5.07%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.62%) Derivative
6 10 (3.62%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.54%) Physics
8 6 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.81%) User Experience
9 5 (1.81%) Equities
10 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.72%) iPad
12 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.75%) Linux
2 41 (14.86%) UNIX
3 24 (8.70%) Windows
4 6 (2.17%) Android
5 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.09%) Solaris
7 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) VMS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.03%) MVC
2 102 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (23.55%) OO
4 49 (17.75%) Software Engineering
5 38 (13.77%) Scrum
6 37 (13.41%) TDD
7 35 (12.68%) OOP
8 31 (11.23%) E-Commerce
8 31 (11.23%) BDD
9 18 (6.52%) Analytics
9 18 (6.52%) Multithreading
10 17 (6.16%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.43%) Unit Testing
11 15 (5.43%) OOD
12 14 (5.07%) Low Latency
12 14 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (3.99%) Test Automation
15 10 (3.62%) Test Scripting
15 10 (3.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (50.00%) C#
2 119 (43.12%) Java
3 103 (37.32%) SQL
4 70 (25.36%) C++
5 63 (22.83%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.06%) Python
7 19 (6.88%) PHP
8 15 (5.43%) C
9 14 (5.07%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.07%) Perl
9 14 (5.07%) Groovy
10 11 (3.99%) Scala
11 8 (2.90%) R
12 7 (2.54%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.54%) VBA
13 6 (2.17%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.17%) Ruby
14 5 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 60 (21.74%) Degree
2 7 (2.54%) PhD
3 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.17%) MCAD
3 6 (2.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) OPNET
1 3 (1.09%) StatsD
1 3 (1.09%) logstash
1 3 (1.09%) Kibana
2 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (10.14%) Oracle
2 17 (6.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.54%) Facebook
5 6 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.45%) Sybase
6 4 (1.45%) Google
7 3 (1.09%) New Relic
8 2 (0.72%) Capita
8 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.72%) Twitter
8 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.72%) BT
9 1 (0.36%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.36%) Sun
9 1 (0.36%) Informatica
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.36%) Sencha
9 1 (0.36%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 70,000 - 85,000
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Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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