The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 187 171 257
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 153 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 1.49% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.57% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 67 143 91
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £64,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6247 9769 12203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.71% 94.90% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5717 8351 10331
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,044 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 63 (41.45%) Java
2 61 (40.13%) C#
3 59 (38.82%) Finance
4 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (36.84%) SQL
6 49 (32.24%) .NET
7 43 (28.29%) Software Engineering
8 39 (25.66%) C++
9 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 33 (21.71%) TDD
11 32 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 31 (20.39%) HTML
13 28 (18.42%) Oracle
13 28 (18.42%) Python
14 26 (17.11%) ASP.NET
14 26 (17.11%) Degree
15 25 (16.45%) Web Services
16 24 (15.79%) C
17 23 (15.13%) CSS
17 23 (15.13%) MVC
17 23 (15.13%) Computer Science
18 22 (14.47%) Linux
19 21 (13.82%) Scrum
19 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (13.82%) Derivative
20 20 (13.16%) jQuery
20 20 (13.16%) PL/SQL
21 19 (12.50%) Banking
22 18 (11.84%) Unit Testing
22 18 (11.84%) AngularJS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.58%) Node.js
2 8 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.29%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.97%) IIS
5 2 (1.32%) Apache
5 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Abaqus
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.32%) NASTRAN
3 2 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.32%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.66%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.66%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.29%) GitHub
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.63%) Intranet
3 3 (1.97%) HTTP
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.18%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 16 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (9.21%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (9.21%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (8.55%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (8.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 13 (8.55%) BusinessObjects XI
5 13 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (8.55%) QlikView
6 11 (7.24%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.24%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.58%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (5.92%) NoSQL
9 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.95%) Big Data
10 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Subversion
2 15 (9.87%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.58%) Selenium
4 9 (5.92%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.61%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.95%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.29%) JIRA
9 4 (2.63%) GDB
9 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.63%) Maven
9 4 (2.63%) Valgrind
10 3 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.97%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (1.32%) YouTrack
11 2 (1.32%) ZenHub
12 1 (0.66%) LoadUI
General
1 59 (38.82%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Banking
3 14 (9.21%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.24%) Retail
5 9 (5.92%) Advertising
6 7 (4.61%) Front Office
6 7 (4.61%) Law
7 4 (2.63%) Games
8 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Billing
9 1 (0.66%) Electronics
9 1 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.66%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (32.24%) .NET
2 31 (20.39%) HTML
3 26 (17.11%) ASP.NET
4 25 (16.45%) Web Services
5 23 (15.13%) CSS
6 20 (13.16%) jQuery
7 18 (11.84%) AngularJS
8 13 (8.55%) Silverlight
9 12 (7.89%) Spring
9 12 (7.89%) WCF
10 10 (6.58%) RESTful
10 10 (6.58%) XML
11 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (4.61%) STL
13 6 (3.95%) HTML5
13 6 (3.95%) REST
14 5 (3.29%) .NET Framework
14 5 (3.29%) Dropwizard
14 5 (3.29%) Play Framework
15 4 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.82%) Derivative
3 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.21%) Equities
4 14 (9.21%) Fixed Income
4 14 (9.21%) Visualisation
5 12 (7.89%) Data Structures
6 11 (7.24%) Algorithms
6 11 (7.24%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.92%) Physics
8 7 (4.61%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.63%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.63%) Cryptocurrency
9 4 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.63%) Linked Data
9 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.63%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.63%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.97%) Bitcoin
10 3 (1.97%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.47%) Linux
2 12 (7.89%) Unix
3 10 (6.58%) Windows
4 4 (2.63%) Android
4 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.29%) Software Engineering
3 33 (21.71%) TDD
4 23 (15.13%) MVC
5 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (13.82%) Scrum
6 18 (11.84%) Unit Testing
7 17 (11.18%) Analytics
7 17 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.18%) SDLC
8 16 (10.53%) OO
8 16 (10.53%) Web Development
9 12 (7.89%) BDD
10 11 (7.24%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.58%) Open Source
11 10 (6.58%) Release Management
12 9 (5.92%) CRM
13 8 (5.26%) Data Protection
13 8 (5.26%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.26%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (41.45%) Java
2 61 (40.13%) C#
3 56 (36.84%) SQL
4 39 (25.66%) C++
5 32 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 28 (18.42%) Python
7 24 (15.79%) C
8 20 (13.16%) PL/SQL
9 14 (9.21%) T-SQL
10 13 (8.55%) Scala
11 10 (6.58%) Ruby
12 7 (4.61%) Clojure
12 7 (4.61%) PHP
13 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.63%) Delphi
14 4 (2.63%) Groovy
15 3 (1.97%) Perl
16 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.32%) VB
16 2 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.11%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) PhD
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) MCAD
4 2 (1.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) QA
2 8 (5.26%) SDET
3 6 (3.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) HDFS
2 3 (1.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) Control-M
2 4 (2.63%) Mesos
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Oracle
2 13 (8.55%) Informatica
3 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.63%) Google
5 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.32%) ANSYS
6 2 (1.32%) IBM
6 2 (1.32%) iManage
6 2 (1.32%) Intel
6 2 (1.32%) LexisNexis
6 2 (1.32%) Rally
6 2 (1.32%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.66%) Fidessa
City Of London
HFG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Metaskil Limited
Salary: £Highly competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + excellent cash benefits scheme and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aquent
Salary: £32 - £37 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago