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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 162 240 156
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 149 103 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 0.82% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.88% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 140 86 164
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £65,000
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
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 £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 141 (49.65%) C#
2 133 (46.83%) .NET
3 123 (43.31%) MVC
4 119 (41.90%) SQL
5 108 (38.03%) Java
6 92 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (29.23%) Finance
8 81 (28.52%) SQL Server
9 80 (28.17%) ASP.NET
10 79 (27.82%) HTML
11 67 (23.59%) JavaScript
12 65 (22.89%) Degree
13 62 (21.83%) C++
14 59 (20.77%) OO
15 56 (19.72%) CSS
16 51 (17.96%) Software Engineering
16 51 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (17.25%) Linux
18 41 (14.44%) WCF
18 41 (14.44%) HTML5
19 38 (13.38%) Web Services
20 37 (13.03%) J2EE
21 35 (12.32%) Scrum
21 35 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
22 34 (11.97%) jQuery
22 34 (11.97%) UNIX
23 33 (11.62%) Computer Science
23 33 (11.62%) Banking
24 32 (11.27%) TDD
24 32 (11.27%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.41%) Node.js
2 4 (1.41%) WordPress
2 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.41%) CMS
2 4 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.70%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (0.70%) IIS
3 2 (0.70%) Smallworld
3 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.35%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.70%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.28%) Internet
2 4 (1.41%) Broadband
3 3 (1.06%) Wireless
3 3 (1.06%) Intranet
3 3 (1.06%) FTP
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (28.52%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (10.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (8.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (5.28%) MySQL
7 11 (3.87%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.17%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.82%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.76%) Big Data
12 4 (1.41%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (10.21%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (4.23%) WebDriver
4 11 (3.87%) Selenium
4 11 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.52%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.17%) Maven
7 7 (2.46%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.11%) Ant
9 5 (1.76%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.41%) NUnit
11 3 (1.06%) Subversion
11 3 (1.06%) Spock
12 2 (0.70%) Hudson
12 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.70%) JMeter
13 1 (0.35%) jMock
13 1 (0.35%) Log4Net
General
1 83 (29.23%) Finance
2 33 (11.62%) Banking
3 15 (5.28%) Front Office
4 13 (4.58%) Marketing
5 11 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.87%) Publishing
6 9 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.82%) Games
8 7 (2.46%) Retail
8 7 (2.46%) Advertising
9 5 (1.76%) Automotive
10 3 (1.06%) Law
11 2 (0.70%) Legal
12 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (46.83%) .NET
2 80 (28.17%) ASP.NET
3 79 (27.82%) HTML
4 56 (19.72%) CSS
5 51 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (14.44%) WCF
6 41 (14.44%) HTML5
7 38 (13.38%) Web Services
8 37 (13.03%) J2EE
9 34 (11.97%) jQuery
10 31 (10.92%) XML
11 30 (10.56%) Spring
12 29 (10.21%) .NET Framework
12 29 (10.21%) REST
13 25 (8.80%) WPF
13 25 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 20 (7.04%) Ajax
14 20 (7.04%) CSS3
15 19 (6.69%) SOAP
15 19 (6.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 32 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.28%) N-Tier
3 15 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.93%) Social Media
4 14 (4.93%) Open Source
5 11 (3.87%) Derivative
6 9 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.82%) Physics
8 6 (2.11%) User Experience
8 6 (2.11%) Equities
9 4 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.41%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.06%) iPhone
10 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.06%) iPad
10 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.25%) Linux
2 34 (11.97%) UNIX
3 28 (9.86%) Windows
4 7 (2.46%) Android
5 5 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) VMS
6 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (43.31%) MVC
2 92 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (20.77%) OO
4 51 (17.96%) Software Engineering
5 35 (12.32%) Scrum
6 32 (11.27%) TDD
7 29 (10.21%) OOP
8 27 (9.51%) E-Commerce
9 25 (8.80%) BDD
10 17 (5.99%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.63%) Analytics
11 16 (5.63%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.28%) Multithreading
13 13 (4.58%) Low Latency
14 12 (4.23%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.52%) Migration
15 10 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (3.52%) Web Development
15 10 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (3.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 141 (49.65%) C#
2 119 (41.90%) SQL
3 108 (38.03%) Java
4 67 (23.59%) JavaScript
5 62 (21.83%) C++
6 28 (9.86%) Python
7 24 (8.45%) PHP
8 16 (5.63%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.28%) Perl
10 10 (3.52%) Scala
11 9 (3.17%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.17%) Groovy
11 9 (3.17%) R
12 8 (2.82%) C
12 8 (2.82%) Ruby
13 7 (2.46%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.46%) VBA
14 5 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.76%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 65 (22.89%) Degree
2 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.46%) PhD
2 7 (2.46%) MCAD
2 7 (2.46%) MCSD
3 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) OPNET
2 1 (0.35%) StatsD
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) logstash
2 1 (0.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (9.15%) Oracle
2 20 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.46%) Facebook
4 4 (1.41%) Google
5 3 (1.06%) Capita
5 3 (1.06%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.06%) Sun
6 2 (0.70%) Twitter
6 2 (0.70%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.70%) BT
7 1 (0.35%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.35%) Informatica
7 1 (0.35%) Sybase
7 1 (0.35%) IBM
7 1 (0.35%) Solace
7 1 (0.35%) New Relic
7 1 (0.35%) Sencha
7 1 (0.35%) StreamBase
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