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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
London / City of London
Rank 175 164 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 54 88 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 1.36% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.42% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48 73 118
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
4854 6186 9609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 97.00% 95.85% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4412 5535 8406
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 83 (63.85%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (55.38%) C#
3 66 (50.77%) .NET
4 55 (42.31%) Finance
5 50 (38.46%) HTML
6 47 (36.15%) MVC
7 43 (33.08%) SQL
8 41 (31.54%) CSS
9 38 (29.23%) Java
9 38 (29.23%) Scrum
9 38 (29.23%) WCF
10 37 (28.46%) JavaScript
11 36 (27.69%) TDD
12 33 (25.38%) AngularJS
13 32 (24.62%) SQL Server
14 28 (21.54%) ASP.NET
15 25 (19.23%) Linux
16 24 (18.46%) Analytics
17 23 (17.69%) BDD
17 23 (17.69%) Software Engineering
17 23 (17.69%) Degree
18 22 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (16.92%) OO
19 21 (16.15%) .NET Framework
20 19 (14.62%) ASP.NET Web API
21 17 (13.08%) Visual Studio
21 17 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (13.08%) MongoDB
22 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
22 16 (12.31%) Ruby

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 13 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.54%) Apache
2 2 (1.54%) Confluence
2 2 (1.54%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.92%) PaaS
3 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) 3G
2 1 (0.77%) 4G
2 1 (0.77%) GSM
2 1 (0.77%) OpenFlow
2 1 (0.77%) SSL
2 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.08%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.77%) Big Data
4 12 (9.23%) Hadoop
5 10 (7.69%) MySQL
6 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.08%) KDB
9 4 (3.08%) Kdb+
9 4 (3.08%) Power BI
10 3 (2.31%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.54%) Redis
12 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.77%) OLAP
12 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Visual Studio
2 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.62%) Selenium
5 6 (4.62%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.85%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.08%) Subversion
7 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.31%) Appium
8 3 (2.31%) JIRA
8 3 (2.31%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.31%) Mocha
9 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.54%) Maven
9 2 (1.54%) Mockito
9 2 (1.54%) Phabricator
9 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (42.31%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Banking
3 11 (8.46%) Legal
4 7 (5.38%) Front Office
5 6 (4.62%) Marketing
5 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.31%) Automotive
7 3 (2.31%) Retail
8 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.54%) Games
8 2 (1.54%) Law
9 1 (0.77%) French Language
9 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (50.77%) .NET
2 50 (38.46%) HTML
3 41 (31.54%) CSS
4 38 (29.23%) WCF
5 33 (25.38%) AngularJS
6 28 (21.54%) ASP.NET
7 22 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (16.15%) .NET Framework
9 19 (14.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (12.31%) XML
11 15 (11.54%) RESTful
12 14 (10.77%) jQuery
13 13 (10.00%) JSON
13 13 (10.00%) REST
14 12 (9.23%) HTML5
14 12 (9.23%) Node.js
15 9 (6.92%) Ajax
15 9 (6.92%) Entity Framework
15 9 (6.92%) React
15 9 (6.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Data Structures
2 10 (7.69%) Linked Data
2 10 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.15%) Fintech
5 7 (5.38%) Derivative
6 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.62%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.08%) Equities
8 4 (3.08%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.31%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.54%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.54%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.77%) CCTV
11 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.23%) Linux
2 11 (8.46%) Unix
2 11 (8.46%) Windows
3 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.54%) Debian
5 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (63.85%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (36.15%) MVC
3 38 (29.23%) Scrum
4 36 (27.69%) TDD
5 24 (18.46%) Analytics
6 23 (17.69%) BDD
6 23 (17.69%) Software Engineering
7 22 (16.92%) OO
8 17 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.77%) Multithreading
10 12 (9.23%) Low Latency
10 12 (9.23%) OOD
10 12 (9.23%) OOP
10 12 (9.23%) SOLID
10 12 (9.23%) Web Development
11 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.62%) DevOps
13 6 (4.62%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.62%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 72 (55.38%) C#
2 43 (33.08%) SQL
3 38 (29.23%) Java
4 37 (28.46%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.31%) Ruby
6 14 (10.77%) C++
6 14 (10.77%) Python
7 6 (4.62%) Perl
8 5 (3.85%) C
9 4 (3.08%) PHP
9 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.31%) Scala
10 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) Clojure
11 2 (1.54%) Elixir
11 2 (1.54%) Go
11 2 (1.54%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) CFA
2 1 (0.77%) MCSD
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) QA
2 8 (6.15%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) KVM
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Ansible
2 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.54%) Informatica
2 2 (1.54%) Sencha
2 2 (1.54%) Twitter
3 1 (0.77%) iManage
3 1 (0.77%) Intel
3 1 (0.77%) VMware
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