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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 179 200 173
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 146 128 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.40% 1.14% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.23% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 134 107 142
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £81,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
9698 10369 10363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.70% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8264 8719 9211
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 145 (54.10%) C#
2 124 (46.27%) .NET
3 115 (42.91%) Java
4 114 (42.54%) MVC
5 111 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (32.46%) SQL
7 82 (30.60%) Finance
8 77 (28.73%) HTML
9 76 (28.36%) SQL Server
10 74 (27.61%) ASP.NET
11 69 (25.75%) JavaScript
11 69 (25.75%) OO
12 62 (23.13%) C++
13 59 (22.01%) CSS
14 58 (21.64%) Degree
15 48 (17.91%) WCF
16 44 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (16.04%) TDD
18 42 (15.67%) Scrum
19 41 (15.30%) XML
19 41 (15.30%) Software Engineering
20 40 (14.93%) Web Services
20 40 (14.93%) OOP
20 40 (14.93%) Linux
20 40 (14.93%) HTML5
21 37 (13.81%) Banking
22 36 (13.43%) UNIX
22 36 (13.43%) J2EE
23 34 (12.69%) Spring
23 34 (12.69%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
1 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.87%) GlassFish
1 5 (1.87%) Apache Solr
1 5 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.49%) Node.js
2 4 (1.49%) WordPress
2 4 (1.49%) CMS
2 4 (1.49%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.75%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.75%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.37%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.34%) Internet
2 3 (1.12%) FTP
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (4.10%) MySQL
8 10 (3.73%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.12%) Big Data
12 2 (0.75%) Redis
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.37%) OLAP
13 1 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.60%) Selenium
2 15 (5.60%) WebDriver
3 14 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (4.10%) Subversion
6 10 (3.73%) Ant
7 8 (2.99%) NUnit
7 8 (2.99%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.61%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.24%) Maven
9 6 (2.24%) Hudson
9 6 (2.24%) Spock
10 5 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (1.87%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.49%) JUnit
12 2 (0.75%) Log4Net
12 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 82 (30.60%) Finance
2 37 (13.81%) Banking
3 14 (5.22%) Front Office
4 12 (4.48%) Publishing
4 12 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.48%) Marketing
5 9 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.61%) Advertising
7 4 (1.49%) Retail
7 4 (1.49%) Games
7 4 (1.49%) Automotive
7 4 (1.49%) Law
8 3 (1.12%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (46.27%) .NET
2 77 (28.73%) HTML
3 74 (27.61%) ASP.NET
4 59 (22.01%) CSS
5 48 (17.91%) WCF
6 44 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (15.30%) XML
8 40 (14.93%) Web Services
8 40 (14.93%) HTML5
9 36 (13.43%) J2EE
10 34 (12.69%) Spring
11 31 (11.57%) WPF
11 31 (11.57%) jQuery
12 28 (10.45%) .NET Framework
13 23 (8.58%) REST
13 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 22 (8.21%) Ajax
15 21 (7.84%) JSON
16 20 (7.46%) CSS3
17 19 (7.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.72%) N-Tier
4 16 (5.97%) Social Media
5 15 (5.60%) Open Source
6 13 (4.85%) Mobile App
7 12 (4.48%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.73%) Derivative
9 7 (2.61%) Physics
9 7 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.24%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.49%) Equities
13 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.37%) User Experience
14 1 (0.37%) iPad
14 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.93%) Linux
2 36 (13.43%) UNIX
3 26 (9.70%) Windows
4 5 (1.87%) Android
5 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.49%) Solaris
6 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) VMS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (42.54%) MVC
2 111 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (25.75%) OO
4 43 (16.04%) TDD
5 42 (15.67%) Scrum
6 41 (15.30%) Software Engineering
7 40 (14.93%) OOP
8 34 (12.69%) BDD
9 25 (9.33%) E-Commerce
10 21 (7.84%) OOD
11 20 (7.46%) Multithreading
12 17 (6.34%) Unit Testing
12 17 (6.34%) Waterfall
13 15 (5.60%) Analytics
14 14 (5.22%) Low Latency
15 13 (4.85%) Test Automation
15 13 (4.85%) Mentoring
16 12 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (4.48%) Web Development
17 11 (4.10%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 145 (54.10%) C#
2 115 (42.91%) Java
3 87 (32.46%) SQL
4 69 (25.75%) JavaScript
5 62 (23.13%) C++
6 16 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.97%) C
7 14 (5.22%) PHP
7 14 (5.22%) Groovy
8 12 (4.48%) Scala
9 11 (4.10%) Python
10 6 (2.24%) VBA
11 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.87%) Perl
11 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.49%) Ruby
12 4 (1.49%) R
13 3 (1.12%) Clojure
13 3 (1.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 58 (21.64%) Degree
2 5 (1.87%) MCAD
2 5 (1.87%) MCSD
2 5 (1.87%) PhD
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) StatsD
1 5 (1.87%) logstash
1 5 (1.87%) Kibana
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (9.33%) Oracle
2 20 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.61%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.87%) Sybase
5 5 (1.87%) New Relic
6 2 (0.75%) Telerik
6 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.75%) Facebook
6 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.37%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.37%) Twitter
7 1 (0.37%) Sencha
7 1 (0.37%) Capita
7 1 (0.37%) Google
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) Informatica
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.37%) BT
7 1 (0.37%) Metastorm
City, London
IT Human Resources
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and flexi-hours
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 25 days ago