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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 207 162 187
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 108 176 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 1.47% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.57% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 96 161 151
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £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
10841 11193 12244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.18% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9123 9904 11199
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 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 27 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.

1 144 (66.98%) C#
2 114 (53.02%) .NET
3 87 (40.47%) SQL Server
4 84 (39.07%) SQL
5 77 (35.81%) Java
6 66 (30.70%) Finance
7 65 (30.23%) JavaScript
8 59 (27.44%) ASP.NET
9 55 (25.58%) MVC
10 52 (24.19%) OO
11 51 (23.72%) Software Engineering
12 47 (21.86%) C++
13 41 (19.07%) Degree
14 40 (18.60%) Computer Science
14 40 (18.60%) TDD
15 39 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (18.14%) Linux
15 39 (18.14%) XML
16 38 (17.67%) HTML
17 36 (16.74%) WCF
18 34 (15.81%) Banking
19 30 (13.95%) Scrum
19 30 (13.95%) CSS
19 30 (13.95%) Web Services
20 29 (13.49%) UNIX
21 25 (11.63%) Microsoft
22 24 (11.16%) Multithreading
23 22 (10.23%) jQuery
23 22 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
23 22 (10.23%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 14 (6.51%) IIS
2 10 (4.65%) WordPress
3 8 (3.72%) Node.js
4 6 (2.79%) Apache
5 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.40%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.40%) Drupal
6 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) 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 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.33%) PaaS
2 4 (1.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) HTTP
2 5 (2.33%) Broadband
2 5 (2.33%) Intranet
3 3 (1.40%) Internet
3 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.40%) VPN
3 3 (1.40%) SSL
3 3 (1.40%) SSH
3 3 (1.40%) OpenVPN
3 3 (1.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.47%) Extranet
4 1 (0.47%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (40.47%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (6.05%) MySQL
6 13 (6.05%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.79%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.79%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.33%) SQLite
8 5 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.86%) Redis
9 4 (1.86%) Big Data
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.40%) OLAP
10 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.05%) NUnit
3 13 (6.05%) Subversion
4 12 (5.58%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.79%) JIRA
7 6 (2.79%) Selenium
8 4 (1.86%) JBehave
8 4 (1.86%) Ant
9 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.47%) Capybara
11 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 66 (30.70%) Finance
2 34 (15.81%) Banking
3 18 (8.37%) Front Office
4 12 (5.58%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.33%) Games
6 5 (2.33%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.40%) Law
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (53.02%) .NET
2 59 (27.44%) ASP.NET
3 39 (18.14%) XML
4 38 (17.67%) HTML
5 36 (16.74%) WCF
6 30 (13.95%) CSS
6 30 (13.95%) Web Services
7 22 (10.23%) jQuery
8 20 (9.30%) SOAP
9 17 (7.91%) REST
10 15 (6.98%) CSS3
10 15 (6.98%) .NET Framework
11 14 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (6.05%) HTML5
13 12 (5.58%) WPF
13 12 (5.58%) Ajax
14 11 (5.12%) Spring
14 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (4.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.98%) Mathematics
3 12 (5.58%) N-Tier
4 11 (5.12%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.65%) Derivative
6 8 (3.72%) Open Source
7 7 (3.26%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.86%) Equities
10 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.40%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.93%) Social Media
11 2 (0.93%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.93%) W3C
11 2 (0.93%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.14%) Linux
2 29 (13.49%) UNIX
3 20 (9.30%) Windows
4 8 (3.72%) Android
4 8 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.26%) Solaris
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) OS/400
7 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.58%) MVC
2 52 (24.19%) OO
3 51 (23.72%) Software Engineering
4 40 (18.60%) TDD
5 39 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (13.95%) Scrum
7 24 (11.16%) Multithreading
8 21 (9.77%) OOD
9 20 (9.30%) OOP
10 18 (8.37%) BDD
11 17 (7.91%) Web Development
11 17 (7.91%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.91%) Low Latency
12 15 (6.98%) SOA
13 11 (5.12%) CRM
14 10 (4.65%) Asset Management
14 10 (4.65%) MVVM
15 9 (4.19%) Waterfall
15 9 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (3.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 144 (66.98%) C#
2 84 (39.07%) SQL
3 77 (35.81%) Java
4 65 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 47 (21.86%) C++
6 19 (8.84%) T-SQL
7 18 (8.37%) C
8 16 (7.44%) Python
8 16 (7.44%) PHP
9 12 (5.58%) VB
10 11 (5.12%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.65%) Ruby
12 6 (2.79%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.79%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.79%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.33%) Perl
14 4 (1.86%) VBScript
14 4 (1.86%) XAML
15 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 41 (19.07%) Degree
2 17 (7.91%) PhD
3 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) Puppet
1 5 (2.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.91%) Oracle
3 10 (4.65%) Telerik
4 4 (1.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.86%) IBM
5 3 (1.40%) hybris
5 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.40%) Sybase
5 3 (1.40%) Software AG
6 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.93%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.93%) Talend
6 2 (0.93%) Tableau
7 1 (0.47%) BI-SAM
7 1 (0.47%) Facebook
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) FactSet
7 1 (0.47%) Sencha
7 1 (0.47%) Advent
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - pens, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mintel International Group Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE and a skills assessment
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Holiday
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago