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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 173 251 148
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -103
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 144 94 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 0.75% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.81% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 129 80 178
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £68,250
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
9441 11652 11236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.27% 92.50% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8153 9827 9754
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 July 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 July 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.

1 143 (48.47%) C#
2 141 (47.80%) SQL
3 136 (46.10%) .NET
4 116 (39.32%) MVC
5 107 (36.27%) Java
6 89 (30.17%) SQL Server
6 89 (30.17%) Finance
6 89 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (27.12%) ASP.NET
8 79 (26.78%) HTML
9 73 (24.75%) Degree
10 70 (23.73%) JavaScript
11 65 (22.03%) C++
12 60 (20.34%) Software Engineering
13 58 (19.66%) CSS
14 51 (17.29%) Linux
15 48 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (15.93%) OO
17 41 (13.90%) Computer Science
18 40 (13.56%) jQuery
19 38 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 36 (12.20%) Python
21 35 (11.86%) UNIX
21 35 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (11.53%) J2EE
23 33 (11.19%) WCF
23 33 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
24 32 (10.85%) HTML5
25 31 (10.51%) .NET Framework
25 31 (10.51%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.03%) Orchard CMS
2 6 (2.03%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.69%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.36%) WordPress
4 4 (1.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.36%) IIS
4 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.36%) Node.js
5 3 (1.02%) CMS
6 2 (0.68%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 18 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Maya
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.34%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (0.34%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.39%) Internet
2 7 (2.37%) Broadband
3 3 (1.02%) FTP
3 3 (1.02%) Intranet
3 3 (1.02%) Wireless
4 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (30.17%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (10.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (6.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (6.10%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.41%) MySQL
9 13 (4.41%) NoSQL
9 13 (4.41%) Big Data
10 10 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (2.37%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.69%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (10.51%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.75%) Selenium
2 14 (4.75%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (4.07%) WebDriver
4 11 (3.73%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.05%) Maven
7 7 (2.37%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.03%) Ant
9 5 (1.69%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.02%) NUnit
11 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.68%) Subversion
12 2 (0.68%) Hudson
12 2 (0.68%) JMeter
13 1 (0.34%) TestNG
13 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
General
1 89 (30.17%) Finance
2 25 (8.47%) Banking
3 13 (4.41%) Marketing
3 13 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.71%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.37%) Games
5 7 (2.37%) Advertising
6 6 (2.03%) Publishing
6 6 (2.03%) Retail
6 6 (2.03%) Front Office
7 5 (1.69%) Automotive
8 4 (1.36%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (46.10%) .NET
2 80 (27.12%) ASP.NET
3 79 (26.78%) HTML
4 58 (19.66%) CSS
5 48 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (13.56%) jQuery
7 34 (11.53%) J2EE
8 33 (11.19%) WCF
9 32 (10.85%) HTML5
10 31 (10.51%) .NET Framework
10 31 (10.51%) Web Services
11 29 (9.83%) WPF
12 28 (9.49%) XML
13 25 (8.47%) Spring
14 24 (8.14%) REST
15 22 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 22 (7.46%) JSON
16 21 (7.12%) Ajax
17 17 (5.76%) SOAP
18 16 (5.42%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.90%) Computer Science
2 35 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.73%) Social Media
5 9 (3.05%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.05%) Physics
6 7 (2.37%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.37%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.03%) User Experience
8 5 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.69%) Equities
9 4 (1.36%) Derivative
9 4 (1.36%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.02%) iPad
10 3 (1.02%) iPhone
10 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.68%) GIS
11 2 (0.68%) Animation
11 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.29%) Linux
2 35 (11.86%) UNIX
3 25 (8.47%) Windows
4 6 (2.03%) Android
5 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.68%) VMS
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (39.32%) MVC
2 89 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (20.34%) Software Engineering
4 47 (15.93%) OO
5 30 (10.17%) Scrum
6 23 (7.80%) TDD
7 22 (7.46%) E-Commerce
7 22 (7.46%) Unit Testing
8 21 (7.12%) OOP
9 17 (5.76%) Waterfall
9 17 (5.76%) Analytics
10 16 (5.42%) Open Source
11 15 (5.08%) BDD
11 15 (5.08%) SDLC
12 14 (4.75%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.75%) Multithreading
13 12 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.39%) Migration
14 10 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (3.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (48.47%) C#
2 141 (47.80%) SQL
3 107 (36.27%) Java
4 70 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 65 (22.03%) C++
6 36 (12.20%) Python
7 26 (8.81%) PHP
8 25 (8.47%) T-SQL
9 19 (6.44%) Perl
10 16 (5.42%) Ruby
11 13 (4.41%) R
12 12 (4.07%) Scala
12 12 (4.07%) VB.NET
13 11 (3.73%) MATLAB
14 9 (3.05%) C
15 7 (2.37%) VBA
16 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
16 6 (2.03%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.69%) Groovy
17 5 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (24.75%) Degree
2 9 (3.05%) PhD
2 9 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.37%) MCAD
3 7 (2.37%) MCSD
4 4 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Firmware
1 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.37%) OPNET
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.81%) Oracle
3 7 (2.37%) Facebook
4 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.36%) Google
5 3 (1.02%) Capita
5 3 (1.02%) Sun
6 2 (0.68%) IBM
6 2 (0.68%) BT
6 2 (0.68%) Twitter
7 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.34%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.34%) Solace
7 1 (0.34%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.34%) Advent
7 1 (0.34%) Pega
7 1 (0.34%) Coverity
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