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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 188 206 150
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 121 135 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.14% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.22% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 117 129 187
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,500 £63,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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.

1 147 (63.36%) C#
2 124 (53.45%) .NET
3 105 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (38.79%) MVC
5 88 (37.93%) Java
6 84 (36.21%) SQL Server
7 82 (35.34%) SQL
8 80 (34.48%) JavaScript
9 79 (34.05%) ASP.NET
10 72 (31.03%) Finance
11 57 (24.57%) OO
12 56 (24.14%) HTML
13 52 (22.41%) Degree
13 52 (22.41%) TDD
14 51 (21.98%) CSS
14 51 (21.98%) WCF
15 48 (20.69%) XML
16 47 (20.26%) Web Services
16 47 (20.26%) C++
17 42 (18.10%) Software Engineering
18 41 (17.67%) Scrum
19 39 (16.81%) OOP
20 33 (14.22%) Computer Science
21 32 (13.79%) Visual Studio
22 31 (13.36%) BDD
23 30 (12.93%) Microsoft
24 29 (12.50%) Linux
24 29 (12.50%) jQuery
25 28 (12.07%) Banking
26 27 (11.64%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (6.03%) IIS
2 8 (3.45%) Node.js
2 8 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.59%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.16%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.29%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.29%) WordPress
7 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.86%) JBoss
8 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Apache
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Tornado
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.16%) PaaS
2 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.33%) Internet
2 7 (3.02%) Intranet
3 3 (1.29%) HTTP
4 2 (0.86%) Broadband
4 2 (0.86%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.74%) MySQL
4 11 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.16%) Redis
8 5 (2.16%) Big Data
9 3 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.29%) OLAP
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.86%) SQLite
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 24 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (9.91%) Subversion
4 11 (4.74%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.31%) Selenium
5 10 (4.31%) NUnit
6 8 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (3.02%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.59%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.16%) Spock
9 5 (2.16%) JIRA
9 5 (2.16%) Ant
10 4 (1.72%) JUnit
10 4 (1.72%) Hudson
11 2 (0.86%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.86%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.86%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.86%) Appium
General
1 72 (31.03%) Finance
2 28 (12.07%) Banking
3 11 (4.74%) Front Office
4 9 (3.88%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.16%) Publishing
7 3 (1.29%) Retail
7 3 (1.29%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.86%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (53.45%) .NET
2 79 (34.05%) ASP.NET
3 56 (24.14%) HTML
4 51 (21.98%) CSS
4 51 (21.98%) WCF
5 48 (20.69%) XML
6 47 (20.26%) Web Services
7 29 (12.50%) jQuery
8 26 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (10.34%) Spring
10 23 (9.91%) HTML5
11 22 (9.48%) CSS3
11 22 (9.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (9.05%) J2EE
13 20 (8.62%) JSON
14 19 (8.19%) SOAP
14 19 (8.19%) Ajax
15 18 (7.76%) .NET Framework
15 18 (7.76%) WPF
15 18 (7.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.22%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.47%) Hedge funds
3 13 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.17%) Open Source
5 9 (3.88%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.88%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.59%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.59%) Derivative
7 6 (2.59%) Social Media
8 2 (0.86%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.86%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.86%) W3C
8 2 (0.86%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) Equities
9 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.50%) Linux
2 27 (11.64%) UNIX
3 24 (10.34%) Windows
4 8 (3.45%) Solaris
5 6 (2.59%) Android
6 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) OS/400
7 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (38.79%) MVC
3 57 (24.57%) OO
4 52 (22.41%) TDD
5 42 (18.10%) Software Engineering
6 41 (17.67%) Scrum
7 39 (16.81%) OOP
8 31 (13.36%) BDD
9 22 (9.48%) OOD
10 17 (7.33%) Web Development
11 16 (6.90%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.47%) Multithreading
13 13 (5.60%) CRM
13 13 (5.60%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.17%) Refactoring
14 12 (5.17%) MVVM
14 12 (5.17%) Waterfall
15 11 (4.74%) Analytics
16 10 (4.31%) Low Latency
16 10 (4.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 147 (63.36%) C#
2 88 (37.93%) Java
3 82 (35.34%) SQL
4 80 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 47 (20.26%) C++
6 24 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 23 (9.91%) C
8 13 (5.60%) Groovy
9 9 (3.88%) Python
10 8 (3.45%) VB
11 7 (3.02%) Ruby
11 7 (3.02%) Scala
12 5 (2.16%) Perl
13 4 (1.72%) PHP
13 4 (1.72%) VBScript
13 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.29%) VB6
14 3 (1.29%) Clojure
14 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (22.41%) Degree
2 13 (5.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.31%) logstash
2 5 (2.16%) Kibana
2 5 (2.16%) Graphite
2 5 (2.16%) Puppet
2 5 (2.16%) StatsD
3 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.76%) Oracle
3 11 (4.74%) Telerik
4 9 (3.88%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.59%) Sybase
6 5 (2.16%) New Relic
7 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.86%) VMware
8 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.43%) Sencha
9 1 (0.43%) Facebook
9 1 (0.43%) Twitter
9 1 (0.43%) Talend
9 1 (0.43%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
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Salary: up to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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