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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 210 184 188
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 111 153 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 1.29% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.39% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 100 142 155
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 19 September 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 September 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.

1 145 (67.44%) C#
2 122 (56.74%) .NET
3 86 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 85 (39.53%) SQL
5 83 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (33.95%) Java
7 71 (33.02%) JavaScript
8 67 (31.16%) Finance
9 65 (30.23%) ASP.NET
10 59 (27.44%) MVC
11 51 (23.72%) OO
12 48 (22.33%) Software Engineering
13 45 (20.93%) C++
14 40 (18.60%) HTML
14 40 (18.60%) Degree
15 39 (18.14%) TDD
15 39 (18.14%) XML
16 38 (17.67%) Banking
16 38 (17.67%) Computer Science
17 34 (15.81%) WCF
18 32 (14.88%) Web Services
18 32 (14.88%) Linux
19 31 (14.42%) Scrum
20 30 (13.95%) CSS
21 27 (12.56%) UNIX
22 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
23 25 (11.63%) jQuery
24 23 (10.70%) Visual Studio
24 23 (10.70%) Multithreading
25 22 (10.23%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (7.44%) IIS
2 8 (3.72%) WordPress
2 8 (3.72%) Node.js
3 6 (2.79%) Apache
4 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.40%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.40%) Drupal
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.47%) nginx
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Magento
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.93%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.33%) PaaS
2 4 (1.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) HTTP
1 8 (3.72%) Intranet
2 6 (2.79%) Internet
3 5 (2.33%) Broadband
3 5 (2.33%) SSL
4 3 (1.40%) FTP
4 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.40%) VPN
4 3 (1.40%) SSH
4 3 (1.40%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (6.51%) MySQL
5 13 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.05%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.79%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.33%) SQLite
7 5 (2.33%) Big Data
7 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.86%) Redis
9 3 (1.40%) OLAP
10 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.98%) Subversion
4 12 (5.58%) NUnit
4 12 (5.58%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.26%) Selenium
7 5 (2.33%) JIRA
8 4 (1.86%) Ant
8 4 (1.86%) JBehave
9 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.47%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.47%) JUnit
11 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 67 (31.16%) Finance
2 38 (17.67%) Banking
3 19 (8.84%) Front Office
4 11 (5.12%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.33%) Games
6 5 (2.33%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) Law
8 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (56.74%) .NET
2 65 (30.23%) ASP.NET
3 40 (18.60%) HTML
4 39 (18.14%) XML
5 34 (15.81%) WCF
6 32 (14.88%) Web Services
7 30 (13.95%) CSS
8 25 (11.63%) jQuery
9 20 (9.30%) SOAP
10 17 (7.91%) .NET Framework
11 16 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (6.98%) Ajax
12 15 (6.98%) REST
13 14 (6.51%) CSS3
14 13 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (6.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (5.58%) HTML5
15 12 (5.58%) Spring
15 12 (5.58%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (5.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.98%) Hedge funds
3 14 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.51%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.65%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.72%) Open Source
7 7 (3.26%) Derivative
8 6 (2.79%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.40%) Equities
10 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.40%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.93%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.93%) Physics
11 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.93%) W3C
11 2 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.88%) Linux
2 27 (12.56%) UNIX
3 15 (6.98%) Windows
4 7 (3.26%) Solaris
5 6 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.33%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) OS/400
7 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (27.44%) MVC
3 51 (23.72%) OO
4 48 (22.33%) Software Engineering
5 39 (18.14%) TDD
6 31 (14.42%) Scrum
7 23 (10.70%) Multithreading
8 20 (9.30%) OOD
8 20 (9.30%) OOP
9 18 (8.37%) BDD
10 17 (7.91%) Web Development
11 16 (7.44%) Unit Testing
11 16 (7.44%) Low Latency
12 13 (6.05%) SOA
13 12 (5.58%) MVVM
14 10 (4.65%) Waterfall
14 10 (4.65%) CRM
15 9 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (3.72%) Asset Management
17 7 (3.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 145 (67.44%) C#
2 85 (39.53%) SQL
3 73 (33.95%) Java
4 71 (33.02%) JavaScript
5 45 (20.93%) C++
6 22 (10.23%) T-SQL
7 18 (8.37%) C
8 14 (6.51%) Python
9 13 (6.05%) VB
10 12 (5.58%) PHP
11 9 (4.19%) Ruby
12 8 (3.72%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.72%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.33%) VBScript
14 4 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.86%) VB6
14 4 (1.86%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.40%) Perl
15 3 (1.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 40 (18.60%) Degree
2 18 (8.37%) PhD
3 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) Puppet
1 5 (2.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.91%) Oracle
3 12 (5.58%) Telerik
4 4 (1.86%) IBM
5 3 (1.40%) hybris
5 3 (1.40%) Sybase
5 3 (1.40%) Software AG
5 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.93%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.93%) Talend
6 2 (0.93%) Tableau
7 1 (0.47%) Facebook
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) Sencha
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £100k+ (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £32095.36 - £48143.04 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits offered.
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 11 days ago
The City, London (EC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £35 - 50k + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago