The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 190 175 233
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 76 143 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 1.37% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.44% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 135 100
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6655 9914 11852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.73% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6018 8404 9998
Median salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 4 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 70 (45.16%) Java
2 63 (40.65%) SQL
2 63 (40.65%) Finance
3 59 (38.06%) C#
4 54 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (30.97%) .NET
6 46 (29.68%) C++
7 44 (28.39%) Software Engineering
8 43 (27.74%) SQL Server
9 35 (22.58%) Oracle
10 34 (21.94%) JavaScript
11 32 (20.65%) HTML
12 31 (20.00%) Python
13 29 (18.71%) TDD
13 29 (18.71%) Degree
14 28 (18.06%) ASP.NET
15 26 (16.77%) Web Services
16 25 (16.13%) C
17 24 (15.48%) Banking
18 23 (14.84%) SDLC
19 22 (14.19%) Computer Science
20 21 (13.55%) Unit Testing
20 21 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (13.55%) Derivative
20 21 (13.55%) CSS
20 21 (13.55%) Linux
20 21 (13.55%) MVC
21 20 (12.90%) Subversion
21 20 (12.90%) jQuery
21 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.45%) Node.js
2 6 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.94%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.29%) Apache
5 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.29%) Abaqus
3 2 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.29%) NASTRAN
3 2 (1.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.29%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.65%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.65%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.23%) GitHub
4 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) Intranet
1 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.26%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.39%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (8.39%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (8.39%) RDBMS
6 12 (7.74%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (7.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 12 (7.74%) BusinessObjects XI
6 12 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (7.74%) QlikView
7 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (5.16%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.16%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.52%) MongoDB
10 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Subversion
2 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.10%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.10%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.16%) Selenium
5 6 (3.87%) JIRA
6 5 (3.23%) JUnit
6 5 (3.23%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.58%) GDB
7 4 (2.58%) Valgrind
8 3 (1.94%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.94%) Maven
8 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.29%) Gradle
General
1 63 (40.65%) Finance
2 24 (15.48%) Banking
3 14 (9.03%) Retail
4 13 (8.39%) Investment Banking
5 12 (7.74%) Front Office
6 11 (7.10%) Advertising
7 7 (4.52%) Law
8 5 (3.23%) Games
9 4 (2.58%) Legal
10 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.65%) Back Office
12 1 (0.65%) French Language
12 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.97%) .NET
2 32 (20.65%) HTML
3 28 (18.06%) ASP.NET
4 26 (16.77%) Web Services
5 21 (13.55%) CSS
6 20 (12.90%) jQuery
7 15 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 15 (9.68%) Silverlight
7 15 (9.68%) Spring
7 15 (9.68%) WCF
8 11 (7.10%) XML
9 9 (5.81%) HTML5
9 9 (5.81%) RESTful
10 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.52%) STL
12 6 (3.87%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.87%) REST
13 5 (3.23%) CSS3
13 5 (3.23%) Entity Framework
13 5 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.19%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.55%) Derivative
3 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.32%) Equities
5 13 (8.39%) Fixed Income
5 13 (8.39%) Visualisation
6 10 (6.45%) Algorithms
6 10 (6.45%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.81%) Data Structures
8 8 (5.16%) Physics
9 6 (3.87%) Hedge funds
10 5 (3.23%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.94%) Bitcoin
12 3 (1.94%) Blockchain
12 3 (1.94%) Cryptocurrency
12 3 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.29%) Fintech
13 2 (1.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.55%) Linux
2 17 (10.97%) Unix
3 11 (7.10%) Windows
4 4 (2.58%) Android
4 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.39%) Software Engineering
3 29 (18.71%) TDD
4 23 (14.84%) SDLC
5 21 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (13.55%) MVC
5 21 (13.55%) Unit Testing
6 18 (11.61%) Scrum
7 17 (10.97%) Analytics
8 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (10.32%) OO
8 16 (10.32%) Web Development
9 13 (8.39%) Open Source
10 12 (7.74%) Release Management
11 9 (5.81%) BDD
11 9 (5.81%) CRM
12 8 (5.16%) Data Protection
12 8 (5.16%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.52%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (45.16%) Java
2 63 (40.65%) SQL
3 59 (38.06%) C#
4 46 (29.68%) C++
5 34 (21.94%) JavaScript
6 31 (20.00%) Python
7 25 (16.13%) C
8 19 (12.26%) PL/SQL
9 16 (10.32%) T-SQL
10 13 (8.39%) Scala
11 9 (5.81%) PHP
11 9 (5.81%) Ruby
12 6 (3.87%) Clojure
13 5 (3.23%) Groovy
13 5 (3.23%) VB
14 4 (2.58%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.58%) Delphi
15 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.29%) R
16 2 (1.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (18.71%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) PhD
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.29%) MCAD
4 2 (1.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) QA
2 6 (3.87%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.58%) SDET
4 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) HDFS
2 2 (1.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (7.74%) Control-M
2 4 (2.58%) Mesos
3 2 (1.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (22.58%) Oracle
2 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.74%) Informatica
4 4 (2.58%) Google
5 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.94%) Sybase
6 2 (1.29%) ANSYS
6 2 (1.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.29%) iManage
6 2 (1.29%) Intel
6 2 (1.29%) LexisNexis
6 2 (1.29%) Rally
6 2 (1.29%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.65%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.65%) webMethods
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
KPRS
Salary: From £58,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eze Software Group
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago