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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 170 198 173
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 138 119 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.13% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.22% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 127 112 148
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
9457 9777 10266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.42% 92.92% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8353 9246
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 (57.74%) C#
2 114 (47.70%) .NET
3 103 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (38.49%) MVC
5 91 (38.08%) Java
6 79 (33.05%) Finance
7 72 (30.13%) SQL
8 71 (29.71%) OO
9 68 (28.45%) SQL Server
9 68 (28.45%) JavaScript
9 68 (28.45%) ASP.NET
10 62 (25.94%) HTML
11 57 (23.85%) C++
12 51 (21.34%) Degree
13 48 (20.08%) WCF
13 48 (20.08%) CSS
13 48 (20.08%) Web Services
14 46 (19.25%) XML
15 43 (17.99%) OOP
16 42 (17.57%) Scrum
16 42 (17.57%) TDD
17 41 (17.15%) Banking
18 35 (14.64%) Linux
19 34 (14.23%) BDD
20 33 (13.81%) Software Engineering
21 32 (13.39%) UNIX
22 31 (12.97%) HTML5
23 30 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
23 30 (12.55%) Spring
24 27 (11.30%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (3.77%) IIS
2 6 (2.51%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.09%) GlassFish
3 5 (2.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.67%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.26%) WordPress
5 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.84%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.84%) CMS
6 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Tornado
7 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) PaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.95%) Internet
2 7 (2.93%) Intranet
3 3 (1.26%) FTP
4 2 (0.84%) SSL
4 2 (0.84%) HTTP
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.18%) MySQL
5 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.09%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.09%) Big Data
8 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.84%) Redis
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.11%) Subversion
4 14 (5.86%) Selenium
5 12 (5.02%) WebDriver
6 8 (3.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.93%) NUnit
7 7 (2.93%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.51%) Spock
8 6 (2.51%) Ant
9 5 (2.09%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.09%) Hudson
10 4 (1.67%) JUnit
11 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.84%) Appium
12 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.84%) eggPlant
12 2 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.84%) Log4Net
12 2 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 79 (33.05%) Finance
2 41 (17.15%) Banking
3 17 (7.11%) Front Office
4 10 (4.18%) Publishing
5 9 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.77%) Advertising
6 8 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.35%) Marketing
7 4 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (47.70%) .NET
2 68 (28.45%) ASP.NET
3 62 (25.94%) HTML
4 48 (20.08%) WCF
4 48 (20.08%) CSS
4 48 (20.08%) Web Services
5 46 (19.25%) XML
6 31 (12.97%) HTML5
7 30 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (12.55%) Spring
8 27 (11.30%) J2EE
9 25 (10.46%) jQuery
10 24 (10.04%) WPF
11 22 (9.21%) Ajax
12 21 (8.79%) .NET Framework
12 21 (8.79%) JSON
12 21 (8.79%) CSS3
13 20 (8.37%) SOAP
14 17 (7.11%) REST
15 14 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.69%) N-Tier
3 15 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.86%) Social Media
5 12 (5.02%) Hedge funds
6 10 (4.18%) Open Source
6 10 (4.18%) Mathematics
6 10 (4.18%) Derivative
7 9 (3.77%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.51%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.09%) Physics
10 5 (2.09%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.09%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.67%) Equities
12 3 (1.26%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.64%) Linux
2 32 (13.39%) UNIX
3 25 (10.46%) Windows
4 9 (3.77%) Solaris
5 3 (1.26%) Android
6 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.42%) OS/400
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) zOS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.49%) MVC
3 71 (29.71%) OO
4 43 (17.99%) OOP
5 42 (17.57%) Scrum
5 42 (17.57%) TDD
6 34 (14.23%) BDD
7 33 (13.81%) Software Engineering
8 27 (11.30%) OOD
9 21 (8.79%) Multithreading
10 20 (8.37%) E-Commerce
11 15 (6.28%) Analytics
11 15 (6.28%) Low Latency
12 14 (5.86%) Waterfall
12 14 (5.86%) Test Automation
13 11 (4.60%) Unit Testing
13 11 (4.60%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.18%) CRM
14 10 (4.18%) Test Scripting
14 10 (4.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (57.74%) C#
2 91 (38.08%) Java
3 72 (30.13%) SQL
4 68 (28.45%) JavaScript
5 57 (23.85%) C++
6 25 (10.46%) C
7 16 (6.69%) T-SQL
8 13 (5.44%) Groovy
9 9 (3.77%) PHP
10 8 (3.35%) Scala
11 7 (2.93%) Ruby
11 7 (2.93%) Python
12 6 (2.51%) VB
13 5 (2.09%) Perl
14 3 (1.26%) VB6
14 3 (1.26%) VBScript
14 3 (1.26%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.84%) Clojure
15 2 (0.84%) VBA
15 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (21.34%) Degree
2 8 (3.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.09%) StatsD
1 5 (2.09%) logstash
1 5 (2.09%) Kibana
2 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.37%) Oracle
3 8 (3.35%) Telerik
4 7 (2.93%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.09%) Sybase
6 5 (2.09%) New Relic
7 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.84%) VMware
7 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) Facebook
8 1 (0.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.42%) Sencha
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Human Factors International
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: From £65,000 to £69,999 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
FlexTrade
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago