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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 199 235 163
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 110 110 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 0.90% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.97% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 93 94 184
Average salary £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,200 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
9597 11355 11139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.39% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8262 9517 9791
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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.

1 137 (53.31%) SQL
2 127 (49.42%) C#
3 121 (47.08%) .NET
4 94 (36.58%) MVC
5 91 (35.41%) Java
6 86 (33.46%) SQL Server
7 74 (28.79%) ASP.NET
8 73 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (27.63%) Finance
10 70 (27.24%) HTML
11 67 (26.07%) JavaScript
12 66 (25.68%) Degree
13 60 (23.35%) Software Engineering
14 55 (21.40%) C++
15 54 (21.01%) CSS
16 44 (17.12%) Linux
17 42 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
18 37 (14.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 37 (14.40%) Computer Science
18 37 (14.40%) Python
19 36 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (13.62%) jQuery
21 34 (13.23%) OO
22 29 (11.28%) J2EE
22 29 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
23 28 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 28 (10.89%) UNIX
24 27 (10.51%) T-SQL
25 26 (10.12%) SQL Server 2012
26 25 (9.73%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.11%) Umbraco
3 7 (2.72%) Apache Pig
4 6 (2.33%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (1.95%) Node.js
5 5 (1.95%) WordPress
6 4 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.56%) IIS
6 4 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.17%) CMS
8 2 (0.78%) Smallworld
8 2 (0.78%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.78%) Drupal
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Maya
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.39%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (0.39%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) Internet
2 7 (2.72%) Broadband
3 3 (1.17%) Intranet
3 3 (1.17%) Wireless
4 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (33.46%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (10.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (5.84%) MySQL
7 15 (5.84%) Big Data
8 14 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.28%) NoSQL
9 11 (4.28%) MongoDB
10 10 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.50%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.72%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (2.33%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (9.73%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.50%) Selenium
3 9 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.72%) Maven
5 7 (2.72%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (1.17%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.17%) Ant
8 3 (1.17%) NUnit
9 2 (0.78%) JMeter
10 1 (0.39%) TestNG
10 1 (0.39%) JUnit
10 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 71 (27.63%) Finance
2 18 (7.00%) Banking
3 12 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.72%) Games
4 7 (2.72%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Marketing
6 5 (1.95%) Retail
6 5 (1.95%) Automotive
7 4 (1.56%) Law
7 4 (1.56%) Front Office
7 4 (1.56%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (47.08%) .NET
2 74 (28.79%) ASP.NET
3 70 (27.24%) HTML
4 54 (21.01%) CSS
5 42 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (13.62%) jQuery
7 29 (11.28%) J2EE
8 25 (9.73%) .NET Framework
9 22 (8.56%) XML
9 22 (8.56%) HTML5
10 21 (8.17%) WCF
10 21 (8.17%) WPF
10 21 (8.17%) Web Services
11 20 (7.78%) Spring
12 19 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (6.61%) JSON
14 15 (5.84%) Ajax
14 15 (5.84%) LINQ
14 15 (5.84%) Entity Framework
14 15 (5.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.40%) Computer Science
2 36 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.72%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.72%) User Experience
5 5 (1.95%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.95%) Physics
5 5 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.56%) Equities
6 4 (1.56%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.17%) iPad
7 3 (1.17%) iPhone
7 3 (1.17%) Derivative
8 2 (0.78%) Animation
8 2 (0.78%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.78%) Blog
8 2 (0.78%) GIS
8 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.12%) Linux
2 28 (10.89%) UNIX
3 20 (7.78%) Windows
4 7 (2.72%) Android
5 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.78%) VMS
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (36.58%) MVC
2 73 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (23.35%) Software Engineering
4 34 (13.23%) OO
5 25 (9.73%) Unit Testing
6 24 (9.34%) Scrum
7 22 (8.56%) TDD
8 15 (5.84%) E-Commerce
8 15 (5.84%) OOP
8 15 (5.84%) Waterfall
9 14 (5.45%) Analytics
9 14 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.67%) Open Source
10 12 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.89%) Data Analysis
11 10 (3.89%) Migration
11 10 (3.89%) BDD
11 10 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.50%) MapReduce
12 9 (3.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (53.31%) SQL
2 127 (49.42%) C#
3 91 (35.41%) Java
4 67 (26.07%) JavaScript
5 55 (21.40%) C++
6 37 (14.40%) Python
7 27 (10.51%) T-SQL
8 22 (8.56%) PHP
9 17 (6.61%) Perl
10 16 (6.23%) Ruby
11 15 (5.84%) VB.NET
12 13 (5.06%) R
13 11 (4.28%) Scala
14 8 (3.11%) C
14 8 (3.11%) MATLAB
15 7 (2.72%) VBA
16 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.95%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
18 3 (1.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 66 (25.68%) Degree
2 11 (4.28%) PhD
3 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.72%) MCAD
4 7 (2.72%) MCSD
5 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.84%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.72%) OPNET
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (9.34%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.56%) Oracle
3 8 (3.11%) Facebook
4 5 (1.95%) Google
5 3 (1.17%) Sun
5 3 (1.17%) Twitter
5 3 (1.17%) Capita
6 2 (0.78%) IBM
6 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.78%) BT
6 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.39%) Coverity
7 1 (0.39%) Sencha
7 1 (0.39%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.39%) Advent
7 1 (0.39%) Pega
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) CA
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £77000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Kainos Software
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension + Superb Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago