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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 213 221 165
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 90 109 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.93% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.00% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 76 97 161
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 130 (55.08%) SQL
2 113 (47.88%) C#
3 107 (45.34%) .NET
4 82 (34.75%) Java
5 75 (31.78%) SQL Server
6 74 (31.36%) MVC
7 69 (29.24%) Finance
8 64 (27.12%) ASP.NET
9 62 (26.27%) Degree
10 61 (25.85%) HTML
11 59 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (24.58%) JavaScript
13 56 (23.73%) Software Engineering
14 52 (22.03%) C++
15 47 (19.92%) CSS
16 40 (16.95%) Linux
16 40 (16.95%) Python
17 36 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (14.41%) Computer Science
18 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (13.14%) OO
20 29 (12.29%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (11.44%) jQuery
22 26 (11.02%) Unit Testing
22 26 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 25 (10.59%) T-SQL
24 24 (10.17%) Oracle
24 24 (10.17%) XML
24 24 (10.17%) UNIX
24 24 (10.17%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.39%) Apache Pig
3 7 (2.97%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.54%) Node.js
5 5 (2.12%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (2.12%) WordPress
6 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.69%) IIS
6 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.27%) CMS
7 3 (1.27%) Drupal
8 2 (0.85%) Smallworld
8 2 (0.85%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.42%) Apache
9 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Maya
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.42%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (0.42%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) Broadband
2 5 (2.12%) Internet
3 3 (1.27%) Wireless
3 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (31.78%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (6.78%) Big Data
6 15 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (6.36%) MySQL
7 14 (5.93%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.66%) MongoDB
8 11 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (4.24%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.24%) Hadoop
9 10 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (3.39%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.54%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (9.75%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.39%) Selenium
2 8 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (2.12%) WebDriver
4 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.69%) Maven
6 3 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.85%) JMeter
7 2 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.42%) TestNG
8 1 (0.42%) Hudson
8 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 69 (29.24%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Banking
3 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.97%) Games
5 6 (2.54%) Retail
5 6 (2.54%) Front Office
6 5 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.12%) Marketing
7 4 (1.69%) Back Office
7 4 (1.69%) Automotive
8 3 (1.27%) Law
8 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (45.34%) .NET
2 64 (27.12%) ASP.NET
3 61 (25.85%) HTML
4 47 (19.92%) CSS
5 29 (12.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (11.44%) jQuery
7 24 (10.17%) XML
8 23 (9.75%) J2EE
9 22 (9.32%) Web Services
10 18 (7.63%) .NET Framework
10 18 (7.63%) WPF
11 17 (7.20%) WCF
11 17 (7.20%) HTML5
11 17 (7.20%) Spring
12 14 (5.93%) JSON
12 14 (5.93%) LINQ
13 13 (5.51%) REST
13 13 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (5.08%) SOAP
15 10 (4.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.41%) Computer Science
1 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.39%) User Experience
4 7 (2.97%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.12%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.12%) Equities
5 5 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.69%) Derivative
6 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.27%) Physics
7 3 (1.27%) iPad
7 3 (1.27%) iPhone
8 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.85%) Animation
8 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) Blog
8 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.95%) Linux
2 24 (10.17%) UNIX
3 17 (7.20%) Windows
4 6 (2.54%) Android
5 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.85%) VMS
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (31.36%) MVC
2 59 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (23.73%) Software Engineering
4 31 (13.14%) OO
5 26 (11.02%) Unit Testing
6 19 (8.05%) TDD
7 15 (6.36%) Scrum
7 15 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 14 (5.93%) E-Commerce
9 13 (5.51%) Waterfall
10 12 (5.08%) Analytics
11 11 (4.66%) OOP
11 11 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.24%) Project Management
12 10 (4.24%) Migration
12 10 (4.24%) BDD
12 10 (4.24%) MapReduce
13 9 (3.81%) Data Analysis
13 9 (3.81%) SDLC
14 8 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 130 (55.08%) SQL
2 113 (47.88%) C#
3 82 (34.75%) Java
4 58 (24.58%) JavaScript
5 52 (22.03%) C++
6 40 (16.95%) Python
7 25 (10.59%) T-SQL
8 21 (8.90%) PHP
9 17 (7.20%) Perl
9 17 (7.20%) Ruby
10 13 (5.51%) VB.NET
11 12 (5.08%) R
12 10 (4.24%) Scala
13 8 (3.39%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.97%) C
14 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.54%) VBA
16 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.27%) Groovy
17 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (26.27%) Degree
2 12 (5.08%) PhD
3 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.97%) MCAD
4 7 (2.97%) MCSD
5 5 (2.12%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) QA
2 5 (2.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.97%) OPNET
2 2 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (10.17%) Microsoft
1 24 (10.17%) Oracle
2 8 (3.39%) Facebook
3 5 (2.12%) Google
4 3 (1.27%) Twitter
4 3 (1.27%) Sun
4 3 (1.27%) Capita
5 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.85%) IBM
5 2 (0.85%) BT
6 1 (0.42%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.42%) HP
6 1 (0.42%) CA
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.42%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.42%) StreamBase
6 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.42%) Solace
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Kainos Software
Salary: From £38,000 to £52,000 per annum with superb benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Kainos Software
Salary: Excellent Basic and Package
Posted: 24 days ago
London (City)
Smart Trade Technologies
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago