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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 181 188 202
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 77 136 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.31% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.37% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 68 124 114
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
6343 9933 9935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.43% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 8620 8472
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 81 (51.59%) SQL
2 69 (43.95%) Java
3 64 (40.76%) C#
3 64 (40.76%) Finance
4 53 (33.76%) .NET
5 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (29.30%) C++
7 45 (28.66%) SQL Server
7 45 (28.66%) Software Engineering
8 41 (26.11%) JavaScript
9 40 (25.48%) Degree
10 38 (24.20%) HTML
11 35 (22.29%) Oracle
12 33 (21.02%) Python
13 32 (20.38%) ASP.NET
14 31 (19.75%) Unit Testing
15 30 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (18.47%) OO
17 28 (17.83%) CSS
18 25 (15.92%) Banking
18 25 (15.92%) Computer Science
19 23 (14.65%) SDLC
20 21 (13.38%) Relational Database
21 20 (12.74%) PostgreSQL
22 19 (12.10%) MVC
22 19 (12.10%) Web Services
22 19 (12.10%) Derivative
23 18 (11.46%) TDD
23 18 (11.46%) Front Office
24 16 (10.19%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (3.82%) Node.js
2 5 (3.18%) Apache
2 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.27%) SAS
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Drupal
6 1 (0.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.27%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.64%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.64%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.64%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) GitHub
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Internet
2 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) LDAP
3 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.38%) Relational Database
3 20 (12.74%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.92%) RDBMS
5 11 (7.01%) Oracle Database
6 10 (6.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (5.10%) MySQL
8 8 (5.10%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (3.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 6 (3.82%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (3.82%) QlikView
11 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (3.18%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.64%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.01%) Subversion
4 9 (5.73%) Selenium
5 8 (5.10%) JUnit
6 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.82%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.18%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.18%) JIRA
7 5 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.91%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.91%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.91%) Maven
8 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (1.91%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.27%) Gradle
9 2 (1.27%) NUnit
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 64 (40.76%) Finance
2 25 (15.92%) Banking
3 18 (11.46%) Front Office
4 15 (9.55%) Retail
5 8 (5.10%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.46%) Games
7 6 (3.82%) Law
8 5 (3.18%) Advertising
8 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.55%) Legal
10 2 (1.27%) Back Office
10 2 (1.27%) Billing
10 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.64%) French Language
11 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.76%) .NET
2 38 (24.20%) HTML
3 32 (20.38%) ASP.NET
4 28 (17.83%) CSS
5 19 (12.10%) Web Services
6 15 (9.55%) XML
7 14 (8.92%) AngularJS
8 11 (7.01%) CSS3
8 11 (7.01%) HTML5
8 11 (7.01%) jQuery
8 11 (7.01%) LINQ
8 11 (7.01%) WCF
9 10 (6.37%) WinForms
10 9 (5.73%) Spring
11 8 (5.10%) J2EE
11 8 (5.10%) Silverlight
12 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.82%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.82%) JDBC
12 6 (3.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (15.92%) Computer Science
3 19 (12.10%) Derivative
4 12 (7.64%) Equities
5 8 (5.10%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.10%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.46%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.46%) Visualisation
7 6 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.82%) Hedge funds
7 6 (3.82%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.55%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.55%) User Experience
9 3 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.27%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.19%) Linux
2 15 (9.55%) Unix
3 12 (7.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Solaris
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (28.66%) Software Engineering
3 31 (19.75%) Unit Testing
4 29 (18.47%) OO
5 23 (14.65%) SDLC
6 19 (12.10%) MVC
7 18 (11.46%) TDD
8 14 (8.92%) Scrum
9 13 (8.28%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.28%) Open Source
9 13 (8.28%) Web Development
10 11 (7.01%) Analytics
10 11 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.01%) Multithreading
11 8 (5.10%) BDD
11 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.10%) DevOps
11 8 (5.10%) SOLID
11 8 (5.10%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.46%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.59%) SQL
2 69 (43.95%) Java
3 64 (40.76%) C#
4 46 (29.30%) C++
5 41 (26.11%) JavaScript
6 33 (21.02%) Python
7 14 (8.92%) C
7 14 (8.92%) PHP
7 14 (8.92%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.92%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.37%) Scala
9 9 (5.73%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.82%) Ruby
10 6 (3.82%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.18%) VB
12 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.27%) Delphi
13 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.27%) VBScript
14 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (25.48%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.27%) MCAD
3 2 (1.27%) MCSD
3 2 (1.27%) PhD
4 1 (0.64%) CFA
4 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) QA
2 8 (5.10%) SLA
3 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.55%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Docker
1 2 (1.27%) HDFS
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) Control-M
2 3 (1.91%) Mesos
3 2 (1.27%) Ansible
4 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (22.29%) Oracle
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.82%) Informatica
4 4 (2.55%) Sybase
4 4 (2.55%) webMethods
5 3 (1.91%) Google
6 2 (1.27%) iManage
6 2 (1.27%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.64%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.64%) Facebook
7 1 (0.64%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Intel
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.64%) WorldPay
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