The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 221 146 194
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 110 198 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.65% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.77% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 181 136
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11435 11158 12229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 93.21% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9588 9777 11149
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,850 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 150 (61.98%) C#
2 117 (48.35%) .NET
3 99 (40.91%) SQL
4 90 (37.19%) Java
5 84 (34.71%) SQL Server
6 74 (30.58%) Finance
7 67 (27.69%) JavaScript
8 65 (26.86%) ASP.NET
9 56 (23.14%) C++
10 55 (22.73%) Software Engineering
11 54 (22.31%) OO
12 51 (21.07%) Degree
12 51 (21.07%) Computer Science
13 47 (19.42%) MVC
14 45 (18.60%) Linux
14 45 (18.60%) HTML
15 42 (17.36%) TDD
16 40 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (16.12%) XML
18 35 (14.46%) CSS
19 34 (14.05%) Scrum
20 33 (13.64%) WCF
21 30 (12.40%) Banking
22 27 (11.16%) Web Services
22 27 (11.16%) Multithreading
23 25 (10.33%) UNIX
23 25 (10.33%) Windows
23 25 (10.33%) MS Excel
23 25 (10.33%) PHP
23 25 (10.33%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (4.96%) WordPress
2 11 (4.55%) IIS
3 10 (4.13%) Node.js
4 6 (2.48%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.48%) Apache
5 5 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.24%) CMS
7 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (1.24%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.24%) Moodle
7 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.24%) Drupal
7 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.41%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 25 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Magento
2 3 (1.24%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.83%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.89%) SaaS
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.89%) HTTP
2 5 (2.07%) Broadband
2 5 (2.07%) Internet
3 4 (1.65%) SSL
4 3 (1.24%) Intranet
4 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.24%) VPN
4 3 (1.24%) SMS
4 3 (1.24%) FTP
4 3 (1.24%) SSH
4 3 (1.24%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.41%) Wireless
5 1 (0.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (34.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.68%) MySQL
2 21 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.48%) Big Data
7 6 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.48%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.07%) Redis
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.07%) SQLite
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.24%) OLAP
11 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (8.26%) Visual Studio
1 20 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.61%) Subversion
3 13 (5.37%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.96%) NUnit
5 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.89%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.48%) Selenium
7 4 (1.65%) JIRA
7 4 (1.65%) JBehave
7 4 (1.65%) Ant
8 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.24%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.83%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.83%) Sublime Text
9 2 (0.83%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (30.58%) Finance
2 30 (12.40%) Banking
3 16 (6.61%) Front Office
4 12 (4.96%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.13%) Retail
6 9 (3.72%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.07%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.07%) Games
8 3 (1.24%) Law
8 3 (1.24%) Advertising
8 3 (1.24%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (48.35%) .NET
2 65 (26.86%) ASP.NET
3 45 (18.60%) HTML
4 39 (16.12%) XML
5 35 (14.46%) CSS
6 33 (13.64%) WCF
7 27 (11.16%) Web Services
8 24 (9.92%) jQuery
9 20 (8.26%) HTML5
10 18 (7.44%) REST
11 17 (7.02%) Ajax
12 16 (6.61%) SOAP
13 15 (6.20%) WPF
14 13 (5.37%) CSS3
15 12 (4.96%) WinForms
16 11 (4.55%) Spring
16 11 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (4.13%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (4.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.07%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.44%) Mathematics
2 18 (7.44%) Derivative
3 12 (4.96%) N-Tier
4 10 (4.13%) Open Source
4 10 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.89%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.48%) Equities
8 5 (2.07%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.07%) Social Media
9 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.24%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.24%) Physics
10 3 (1.24%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.24%) Tandem
10 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.83%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.60%) Linux
2 25 (10.33%) UNIX
2 25 (10.33%) Windows
3 12 (4.96%) Android
3 12 (4.96%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.24%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 54 (22.31%) OO
3 47 (19.42%) MVC
4 42 (17.36%) TDD
5 40 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (14.05%) Scrum
7 27 (11.16%) Multithreading
8 23 (9.50%) OOP
9 19 (7.85%) Web Development
9 19 (7.85%) Low Latency
10 18 (7.44%) BDD
10 18 (7.44%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.02%) OOD
11 17 (7.02%) SOA
12 13 (5.37%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.96%) Asset Management
14 10 (4.13%) Waterfall
15 8 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (2.89%) Software Testing
16 7 (2.89%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 150 (61.98%) C#
2 99 (40.91%) SQL
3 90 (37.19%) Java
4 67 (27.69%) JavaScript
5 56 (23.14%) C++
6 25 (10.33%) PHP
7 23 (9.50%) Python
8 20 (8.26%) C
9 11 (4.55%) Ruby
9 11 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.55%) VB
9 11 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.13%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.89%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.89%) Perl
12 6 (2.48%) Delphi
12 6 (2.48%) PHP5
12 6 (2.48%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.65%) XAML
14 3 (1.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (21.07%) Degree
2 15 (6.20%) PhD
3 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) Puppet
1 5 (2.07%) logstash
2 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.68%) Oracle
3 11 (4.55%) Telerik
4 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.65%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.24%) Sybase
5 3 (1.24%) JBoss
5 3 (1.24%) IBM
5 3 (1.24%) Software AG
5 3 (1.24%) hybris
6 2 (0.83%) Tableau
6 2 (0.83%) Facebook
6 2 (0.83%) Twitter
6 2 (0.83%) Talend
6 2 (0.83%) Adobe
6 2 (0.83%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.83%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.41%) Advent
7 1 (0.41%) Polycom
7 1 (0.41%) SimCorp
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
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Trust In Soda
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
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Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago