The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 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
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 12836 13725 13806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.08% 29.57% 31.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.21% 31.62% 33.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11251 12062 11973
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the London region.

Developer Salary Trend in London

Developer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in London

Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 2825 £55,000 +4.76% 450
Croydon 0 76 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Uxbridge +10 66 £50,000 +21.21% 9
Kingston Upon Thames +1 64 £51,250 +13.88% 5
Twickenham 0 60 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Canary Wharf +4 42 £67,500 +17.39%
Hammersmith +3 39 £50,000 - 1
Teddington +1 38 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Ealing -9 38 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Docklands, London -2 28 £67,500 +8.00%
Wimbledon -2 25 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bromley +3 20 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Harrow +3 19 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Surbiton +5 15 £48,500 +2.10% 1
Brentford +19 13 £72,500 - 1
Mayfair +1 13 £85,000 +106.06%
Chislehurst +1 10 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Wembley +1 10 £50,000 +42.85%
Paddington +7 9 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Beckenham +2 9 £40,000 +100.00%
New Malden 0 9 £47,500 +72.72%
Feltham - 9 £50,000 - 1
Westminster 0 7 £32,500 -32.29%
Chiswick -14 7 £37,500 -
Dagenham -1 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Ruislip +1 4 £35,000 -
Southwark +1 3 £44,750 -5.78%
Hounslow -14 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Sidcup +3 2 £45,625 +82.50%
Orpington 0 2 £41,500 -17.00%
Enfield -1 2 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Isleworth -2 2 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Barnet +2 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Chessington +1 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Coulsdon 0 1 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Romford 0 1 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Hayes -1 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Morden - 1 £72,500 -
Rainham - 1 £43,000 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 10711 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9413 (37.48%) JavaScript
3 8369 (33.32%) C#
4 8301 (33.05%) HTML
5 8097 (32.24%) Java
6 7996 (31.84%) SQL
7 7559 (30.10%) .NET
8 7134 (28.40%) CSS
9 6972 (27.76%) Finance
10 6356 (25.31%) SQL Server
11 6114 (24.34%) TDD
12 5446 (21.68%) MVC
13 4540 (18.08%) OO
14 4388 (17.47%) jQuery
15 4280 (17.04%) ASP.NET
16 4185 (16.66%) HTML5
17 4142 (16.49%) Degree
18 3743 (14.90%) Scrum
19 3191 (12.71%) AngularJS
20 2964 (11.80%) Git (software)
21 2881 (11.47%) Computer Science
22 2827 (11.26%) Web Services
23 2772 (11.04%) Linux
24 2663 (10.60%) Microsoft
25 2600 (10.35%) Software Engineering
26 2577 (10.26%) CSS3
27 2544 (10.13%) XML
28 2529 (10.07%) Spring
29 2526 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
30 2522 (10.04%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1690 (6.73%) Node.js
2 898 (3.58%) CMS
3 685 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 638 (2.54%) Apache
5 617 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 499 (1.99%) IIS
6 499 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 358 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 335 (1.33%) WordPress
9 330 (1.31%) Drupal
10 301 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 294 (1.17%) JBoss
12 261 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
13 258 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 250 (1.00%) Apache Spark
15 242 (0.96%) WebLogic
16 233 (0.93%) Umbraco
17 222 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
18 150 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
19 140 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1316 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 447 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 250 (1.00%) MS Office
4 138 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 76 (0.30%) PowerPivot
6 63 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 51 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 49 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 33 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 32 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 29 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 25 (0.100%) FastStats
13 17 (0.068%) Mathematica
14 15 (0.060%) InDesign
14 15 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
15 13 (0.052%) AutoCAD
16 11 (0.044%) SPSS
17 9 (0.036%) Maya
18 7 (0.028%) Acrobat
19 6 (0.024%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 239 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 151 (0.60%) Magento
3 57 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 53 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 42 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 41 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 41 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 39 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 35 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 29 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 26 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
11 19 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
11 19 (0.076%) Oracle Financials
11 19 (0.076%) WebTrends
11 19 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
11 19 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
12 18 (0.072%) Oracle 11i
12 18 (0.072%) RMDS
13 16 (0.064%) Endur
14 15 (0.060%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1021 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 591 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 354 (1.41%) SaaS
4 310 (1.23%) GitHub
5 133 (0.53%) Force.com
6 95 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 85 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 79 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 79 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 46 (0.18%) Heroku
10 36 (0.14%) PaaS
11 35 (0.14%) Google App Engine
12 34 (0.14%) Office 365
13 28 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 27 (0.11%) IaaS
15 21 (0.084%) Google Compute Engine
16 17 (0.068%) Trello
16 17 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.064%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 12 (0.048%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 678 (2.70%) Internet
2 470 (1.87%) HTTP
3 148 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 143 (0.57%) Intranet
5 87 (0.35%) Broadband
6 77 (0.31%) DNS
7 55 (0.22%) Firewall
8 50 (0.20%) SSL
8 50 (0.20%) LDAP
9 48 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 48 (0.19%) Multicast
10 40 (0.16%) FTP
11 38 (0.15%) AMQP
11 38 (0.15%) SSH
12 33 (0.13%) ATM
13 29 (0.12%) Network Security
14 23 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (0.092%) SMTP
15 22 (0.088%) VPN
16 17 (0.068%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6356 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 2175 (8.66%) MySQL
3 1783 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1590 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1469 (5.85%) NoSQL
6 1276 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 1273 (5.07%) Relational Database
8 1254 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
9 1188 (4.73%) Big Data
10 1136 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 1018 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 782 (3.11%) Hadoop
13 685 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
14 552 (2.20%) RDBMS
15 526 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
16 511 (2.03%) Oracle Database
17 406 (1.62%) Redis
18 374 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
19 315 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
20 302 (1.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2964 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 1422 (5.66%) Subversion
3 1076 (4.28%) Visual Studio
4 1005 (4.00%) NUnit
5 898 (3.58%) Maven
6 862 (3.43%) Jenkins
7 731 (2.91%) JUnit
8 682 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 666 (2.65%) Selenium
10 633 (2.52%) JIRA
11 611 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
12 483 (1.92%) Grunt
13 482 (1.92%) Cucumber
14 464 (1.85%) Moq
15 453 (1.80%) Jasmine
16 409 (1.63%) Eclipse
17 399 (1.59%) TeamCity
18 293 (1.17%) Ant
19 287 (1.14%) Mockito
20 247 (0.98%) MSTest
General
1 6972 (27.76%) Finance
2 2468 (9.83%) Banking
3 1686 (6.71%) Front Office
4 1255 (5.00%) Retail
5 1223 (4.87%) Marketing
6 1036 (4.12%) Games
7 1004 (4.00%) Investment Banking
8 580 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 488 (1.94%) Law
10 471 (1.88%) Back Office
11 467 (1.86%) Advertising
12 422 (1.68%) Publishing
13 344 (1.37%) Financial Institution
14 336 (1.34%) Legal
15 120 (0.48%) Automotive
16 91 (0.36%) Music Industry
17 82 (0.33%) Online Betting
18 76 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 69 (0.27%) Retail Banking
20 62 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8301 (33.05%) HTML
2 7559 (30.10%) .NET
3 7134 (28.40%) CSS
4 4388 (17.47%) jQuery
5 4280 (17.04%) ASP.NET
6 4185 (16.66%) HTML5
7 3191 (12.71%) AngularJS
8 2827 (11.26%) Web Services
9 2577 (10.26%) CSS3
10 2544 (10.13%) XML
11 2529 (10.07%) Spring
12 2526 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2110 (8.40%) WCF
14 1946 (7.75%) REST
15 1776 (7.07%) .NET Framework
16 1547 (6.16%) WPF
17 1538 (6.12%) RESTful
18 1512 (6.02%) Ajax
19 1380 (5.49%) JSON
20 1269 (5.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2881 (11.47%) Computer Science
2 1489 (5.93%) User Experience
3 1478 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1076 (4.28%) Mobile App
5 948 (3.77%) Derivative
6 945 (3.76%) Algorithms
7 924 (3.68%) Mathematics
8 823 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 767 (3.05%) Hedge funds
10 749 (2.98%) Data Structures
11 746 (2.97%) Equities
12 554 (2.21%) Fixed Income
13 477 (1.90%) Visualisation
14 374 (1.49%) Client/Server
15 356 (1.42%) Social Media
16 331 (1.32%) iPhone
17 318 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
18 316 (1.26%) Physics
19 278 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
20 269 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2772 (11.04%) Linux
2 1968 (7.84%) Windows
3 1802 (7.17%) UNIX
4 1572 (6.26%) Android
5 1552 (6.18%) Apple iOS
6 125 (0.50%) Solaris
7 114 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 101 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 87 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 84 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 83 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 71 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 66 (0.26%) CentOS
14 49 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 41 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (0.16%) AIX
17 35 (0.14%) Debian
17 35 (0.14%) Windows 8
18 32 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
19 28 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10711 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6114 (24.34%) TDD
3 5446 (21.68%) MVC
4 4540 (18.08%) OO
5 3743 (14.90%) Scrum
6 2600 (10.35%) Software Engineering
7 2446 (9.74%) E-Commerce
8 2291 (9.12%) BDD
9 2187 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
10 2165 (8.62%) Multithreading
11 1913 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
12 1562 (6.22%) Unit Testing
13 1523 (6.06%) Web Development
14 1512 (6.02%) OOP
15 1366 (5.44%) Analytics
16 1360 (5.41%) Open Source
17 1316 (5.24%) SDLC
18 1160 (4.62%) ETL
19 1098 (4.37%) iOS Development
20 982 (3.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9413 (37.48%) JavaScript
2 8369 (33.32%) C#
3 8097 (32.24%) Java
4 7996 (31.84%) SQL
5 2522 (10.04%) C++
6 2493 (9.93%) PHP
7 2359 (9.39%) Python
8 1793 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 1333 (5.31%) Ruby
10 1237 (4.93%) Scala
11 773 (3.08%) Objective-C
12 741 (2.95%) PL/SQL
13 647 (2.58%) C
14 583 (2.32%) VB.NET
15 553 (2.20%) VBA
16 507 (2.02%) Perl
17 385 (1.53%) Groovy
18 357 (1.42%) PHP5
19 319 (1.27%) Shell Script
20 304 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 4142 (16.49%) Degree
2 249 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 244 (0.97%) PhD
4 167 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 93 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 69 (0.27%) MCP
7 66 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 54 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 49 (0.20%) MCSD
9 49 (0.20%) ISEB
10 48 (0.19%) Sun Certification
10 48 (0.19%) MCTS
11 41 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 37 (0.15%) OCP
12 37 (0.15%) MCAD
12 37 (0.15%) ISTQB
13 21 (0.084%) Brainbench
14 20 (0.080%) MCSE
15 19 (0.076%) MCPD
16 18 (0.072%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 881 (3.51%) QA
2 63 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 59 (0.23%) EMIR
4 42 (0.17%) SLA
5 27 (0.11%) WCAG
6 26 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.084%) COBIT
8 20 (0.080%) ISO 9001
9 19 (0.076%) HL7
10 17 (0.068%) MiFID
11 12 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.044%) WAI
12 11 (0.044%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.020%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.016%) AIFMD
15 2 (0.008%) FATCA
15 2 (0.008%) Section 508
16 1 (0.004%) Dublin Core
16 1 (0.004%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.004%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 157 (0.63%) Docker
2 125 (0.50%) Varnish
3 53 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 46 (0.18%) HDFS
5 42 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (0.060%) LXC
8 14 (0.056%) Apache Flume
8 14 (0.056%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.048%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.048%) Platform Symphony
10 10 (0.040%) iptables
10 10 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.036%) vCloud
12 8 (0.032%) Squid
13 7 (0.028%) vSphere
14 3 (0.012%) Kamailio
14 3 (0.012%) FreeRADIUS
14 3 (0.012%) Snort
15 2 (0.008%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 256 (1.02%) Puppet
2 182 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 114 (0.45%) Ansible
4 93 (0.37%) Vagrant
5 47 (0.19%) Nagios
6 31 (0.12%) Mesos
7 25 (0.100%) Pingdom
8 24 (0.096%) Capistrano
9 22 (0.088%) Control-M
10 21 (0.084%) TeamSite
10 21 (0.084%) Salt
10 21 (0.084%) logstash
11 20 (0.080%) Kibana
12 19 (0.076%) Kubernetes
13 17 (0.068%) StatsD
13 17 (0.068%) Hadoop YARN
13 17 (0.068%) Oozie
14 16 (0.064%) HAProxy
14 16 (0.064%) Data Guard
15 14 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2663 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 2391 (9.52%) Oracle
3 771 (3.07%) Google
4 467 (1.86%) Zend
5 415 (1.65%) Facebook
6 406 (1.62%) Sybase
7 365 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 334 (1.33%) Adobe
9 305 (1.21%) Apple
10 253 (1.01%) TIBCO
11 245 (0.98%) Tableau
12 231 (0.92%) IBM
13 204 (0.81%) Informatica
13 204 (0.81%) SAP
14 184 (0.73%) Twitter
15 180 (0.72%) Sitecore
16 165 (0.66%) Cognos
17 149 (0.59%) hybris
18 141 (0.56%) EPiServer
19 136 (0.54%) Xamarin
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 44 minutes ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Bens - exceptional bonus + more
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Equity!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago