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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 173 194 183
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 138 111 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.08% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.17% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 125 93 118
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £90,000 £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
9331 9507 10001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.33% 92.71% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7980 8050 8948
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 £78,000
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 6 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 6 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.

1 136 (54.18%) C#
2 112 (44.62%) .NET
3 107 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (41.43%) Java
5 102 (40.64%) MVC
6 79 (31.47%) SQL
7 78 (31.08%) Finance
8 70 (27.89%) HTML
9 69 (27.49%) OO
10 68 (27.09%) SQL Server
11 67 (26.69%) JavaScript
12 65 (25.90%) ASP.NET
13 59 (23.51%) C++
14 56 (22.31%) CSS
15 55 (21.91%) Degree
16 48 (19.12%) WCF
17 45 (17.93%) Scrum
18 43 (17.13%) OOP
18 43 (17.13%) XML
19 41 (16.33%) Web Services
20 40 (15.94%) TDD
21 38 (15.14%) Linux
21 38 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
22 37 (14.74%) Banking
23 36 (14.34%) Software Engineering
24 35 (13.94%) UNIX
24 35 (13.94%) HTML5
25 34 (13.55%) J2EE
26 33 (13.15%) Spring
26 33 (13.15%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (1.99%) Tomcat
1 5 (1.99%) GlassFish
1 5 (1.99%) Apache Solr
1 5 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.59%) WordPress
2 4 (1.59%) MQSeries
2 4 (1.59%) IIS
3 3 (1.20%) CMS
3 3 (1.20%) Node.js
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.80%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.40%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Tornado
Applications
1 14 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.97%) Internet
2 4 (1.59%) Intranet
3 3 (1.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (27.09%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.38%) MySQL
6 10 (3.98%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.99%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.99%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.59%) Big Data
9 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.80%) Redis
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.40%) OLAP
12 1 (0.40%) QlikView
12 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (10.76%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.77%) Selenium
3 15 (5.98%) WebDriver
4 14 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.18%) Subversion
6 12 (4.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (3.98%) Ant
8 8 (3.19%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.19%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.79%) NUnit
9 7 (2.79%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.39%) Spock
11 5 (1.99%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.99%) Hudson
11 5 (1.99%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.99%) Maven
12 4 (1.59%) JUnit
13 3 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
14 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.80%) Appium
General
1 78 (31.08%) Finance
2 37 (14.74%) Banking
3 14 (5.58%) Front Office
4 12 (4.78%) Publishing
5 10 (3.98%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.98%) Marketing
6 8 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.79%) Advertising
8 3 (1.20%) Automotive
8 3 (1.20%) Law
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (44.62%) .NET
2 70 (27.89%) HTML
3 65 (25.90%) ASP.NET
4 56 (22.31%) CSS
5 48 (19.12%) WCF
6 43 (17.13%) XML
7 41 (16.33%) Web Services
8 38 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (13.94%) HTML5
10 34 (13.55%) J2EE
11 33 (13.15%) Spring
12 28 (11.16%) WPF
12 28 (11.16%) jQuery
13 22 (8.76%) Ajax
14 21 (8.37%) .NET Framework
14 21 (8.37%) REST
15 20 (7.97%) JSON
16 19 (7.57%) CSS3
17 18 (7.17%) AngularJS
17 18 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.36%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.37%) Social Media
3 16 (6.37%) N-Tier
4 14 (5.58%) Open Source
5 12 (4.78%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.98%) Derivative
6 10 (3.98%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.79%) Physics
8 6 (2.39%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.99%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.59%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.59%) Equities
10 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.14%) Linux
2 35 (13.94%) UNIX
3 27 (10.76%) Windows
4 5 (1.99%) Solaris
5 4 (1.59%) Android
5 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (40.64%) MVC
3 69 (27.49%) OO
4 45 (17.93%) Scrum
5 43 (17.13%) OOP
6 40 (15.94%) TDD
7 36 (14.34%) Software Engineering
8 33 (13.15%) BDD
9 23 (9.16%) E-Commerce
10 22 (8.76%) OOD
11 21 (8.37%) Multithreading
12 15 (5.98%) Test Automation
12 15 (5.98%) Low Latency
13 14 (5.58%) Analytics
13 14 (5.58%) Waterfall
14 13 (5.18%) Web Development
15 12 (4.78%) Unit Testing
16 11 (4.38%) Test Scripting
16 11 (4.38%) Mentoring
17 10 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 136 (54.18%) C#
2 104 (41.43%) Java
3 79 (31.47%) SQL
4 67 (26.69%) JavaScript
5 59 (23.51%) C++
6 21 (8.37%) C
7 14 (5.58%) Groovy
8 12 (4.78%) Scala
8 12 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.38%) PHP
10 8 (3.19%) Python
11 7 (2.79%) Ruby
12 5 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.59%) VBA
13 4 (1.59%) Perl
14 3 (1.20%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (21.91%) Degree
2 14 (5.58%) VCP4
3 5 (1.99%) PhD
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) MCAD
4 1 (0.40%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) StatsD
1 5 (1.99%) logstash
1 5 (1.99%) Kibana
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (8.37%) Oracle
2 16 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.79%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.99%) New Relic
5 5 (1.99%) Sybase
6 4 (1.59%) Telerik
7 2 (0.80%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.80%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.40%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.40%) Informatica
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,00 - 64,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago