The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 242 207 194
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 551 710 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.47% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.57% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 480 645 607
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Software 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
41387 45218 41435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.48% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35090 38008 34671
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in London

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in London

Software 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 Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +36 117 £47,500 -5.00% 26
Croydon +6 19 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Teddington -15 6 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +5 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Twickenham -17 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Ealing -21 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Hounslow +11 4 £65,000 +49.42%
Wimbledon -3 4 £50,000 -
Hammersmith +5 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £47,500 -
New Malden +4 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £38,500 - 1
West Drayton - 2 £55,000 -
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Brentford - 2 £65,000 - 1
Bromley +14 1 £45,000 +44.00%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 588 (50.52%) C#
2 559 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
3 507 (43.56%) SQL
4 504 (43.30%) Java
5 480 (41.24%) .NET
6 399 (34.28%) Degree
7 381 (32.73%) JavaScript
8 353 (30.33%) SQL Server
9 341 (29.30%) C++
10 310 (26.63%) Computer Science
11 306 (26.29%) HTML
12 298 (25.60%) OO
12 298 (25.60%) TDD
13 287 (24.66%) Software Engineering
14 271 (23.28%) ASP.NET
14 271 (23.28%) MVC
15 259 (22.25%) Finance
16 234 (20.10%) CSS
17 205 (17.61%) Linux
18 187 (16.07%) Scrum
19 181 (15.55%) Python
20 180 (15.46%) Windows
21 179 (15.38%) jQuery
22 150 (12.89%) Microsoft
23 146 (12.54%) XML
24 142 (12.20%) OOP
25 139 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
26 136 (11.68%) Spring
27 134 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
28 133 (11.43%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 35 (3.01%) Node.js
2 32 (2.75%) IIS
3 27 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.55%) CMS
5 13 (1.12%) JBoss
5 13 (1.12%) Apache
6 9 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.69%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.60%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.52%) Orchard CMS
9 6 (0.52%) nginx
10 5 (0.43%) Tornado
10 5 (0.43%) WordPress
11 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 88 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.86%) MS Office
3 8 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) Maya
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.086%) GIMP
6 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Sophis RISQUE
2 8 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.086%) Odoo
4 1 (0.086%) HFM
4 1 (0.086%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.086%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.086%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.20%) GitHub
4 6 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.52%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.34%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) PaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.086%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.32%) HTTP
2 26 (2.23%) Internet
3 17 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.60%) Broadband
4 7 (0.60%) Network Security
5 4 (0.34%) Wireless
5 4 (0.34%) SSL
6 3 (0.26%) LDAP
6 3 (0.26%) Intranet
7 2 (0.17%) Firewall
7 2 (0.17%) FTP
7 2 (0.17%) WEP
7 2 (0.17%) Multicast
7 2 (0.17%) WebEx
8 1 (0.086%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.086%) HSPA
8 1 (0.086%) LTE
8 1 (0.086%) AMQP
8 1 (0.086%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.086%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 102 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 88 (7.56%) Relational Database
4 80 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (6.44%) MongoDB
6 69 (5.93%) MySQL
7 68 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 63 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (4.04%) RDBMS
11 46 (3.95%) Big Data
12 45 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 38 (3.26%) Redis
14 29 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (2.32%) Hadoop
16 22 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (1.72%) MarkLogic
18 19 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 13 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 108 (9.28%) Visual Studio
2 67 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 61 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 57 (4.90%) JUnit
5 55 (4.73%) Maven
6 52 (4.47%) Selenium
7 43 (3.69%) NUnit
8 40 (3.44%) Subversion
9 39 (3.35%) Cucumber
10 33 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (2.84%) WebDriver
11 24 (2.06%) JIRA
12 23 (1.98%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.72%) Ant
14 19 (1.63%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.46%) SpecFlow
15 17 (1.46%) TestNG
16 15 (1.29%) JBehave
17 13 (1.12%) Hudson
17 13 (1.12%) Spock
General
1 259 (22.25%) Finance
2 53 (4.55%) Automotive
3 52 (4.47%) Banking
4 47 (4.04%) Marketing
5 46 (3.95%) Games
6 44 (3.78%) Aerospace
7 42 (3.61%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.66%) Retail
9 29 (2.49%) Investment Banking
10 27 (2.32%) Front Office
11 24 (2.06%) Publishing
12 21 (1.80%) Advertising
13 20 (1.72%) Back Office
13 20 (1.72%) Law
14 12 (1.03%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.95%) Legal
16 8 (0.69%) Electronics
17 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.34%) Online Betting
19 3 (0.26%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (41.24%) .NET
2 306 (26.29%) HTML
3 271 (23.28%) ASP.NET
4 234 (20.10%) CSS
5 179 (15.38%) jQuery
6 146 (12.54%) XML
7 136 (11.68%) Spring
8 134 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 133 (11.43%) Web Services
10 108 (9.28%) WCF
10 108 (9.28%) HTML5
11 107 (9.19%) .NET Framework
12 92 (7.90%) Hibernate
13 71 (6.10%) AngularJS
14 69 (5.93%) WPF
15 67 (5.76%) JSON
16 65 (5.58%) REST
17 63 (5.41%) J2EE
18 55 (4.73%) Ajax
19 50 (4.30%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 310 (26.63%) Computer Science
2 105 (9.02%) Algorithms
3 102 (8.76%) Mathematics
4 79 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (6.53%) Physics
6 59 (5.07%) Data Structures
7 42 (3.61%) Mobile App
8 39 (3.35%) Hedge funds
9 35 (3.01%) Visualisation
10 32 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 32 (2.75%) Digital Media
11 28 (2.41%) Equities
12 24 (2.06%) Derivative
13 22 (1.89%) User Experience
14 18 (1.55%) Smartphone
15 17 (1.46%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.20%) W3C
17 11 (0.95%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.77%) Online Games
18 9 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 205 (17.61%) Linux
2 180 (15.46%) Windows
3 100 (8.59%) UNIX
4 51 (4.38%) Android
5 38 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.69%) Solaris
9 7 (0.60%) VMS
10 3 (0.26%) Tizen
10 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.17%) CentOS
11 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.086%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.086%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.086%) Debian
12 1 (0.086%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.086%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (25.60%) TDD
2 298 (25.60%) OO
3 287 (24.66%) Software Engineering
4 271 (23.28%) MVC
5 187 (16.07%) Scrum
6 142 (12.20%) OOP
7 139 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (8.51%) BDD
9 95 (8.16%) Open Source
10 88 (7.56%) SDLC
11 85 (7.30%) E-Commerce
12 72 (6.19%) Unit Testing
13 66 (5.67%) OOD
14 63 (5.41%) Multithreading
15 62 (5.33%) Mentoring
16 58 (4.98%) Analytics
16 58 (4.98%) Web Development
17 46 (3.95%) Waterfall
18 44 (3.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 588 (50.52%) C#
2 507 (43.56%) SQL
3 504 (43.30%) Java
4 381 (32.73%) JavaScript
5 341 (29.30%) C++
6 181 (15.55%) Python
7 85 (7.30%) PHP
8 76 (6.53%) T-SQL
9 64 (5.50%) C
10 58 (4.98%) Ruby
11 57 (4.90%) Groovy
12 48 (4.12%) VB.NET
13 44 (3.78%) Scala
14 39 (3.35%) Perl
15 27 (2.32%) Go
16 25 (2.15%) VB
17 22 (1.89%) VBA
18 21 (1.80%) PL/SQL
19 19 (1.63%) F#
20 17 (1.46%) R
Qualifications
1 399 (34.28%) Degree
2 27 (2.32%) PhD
3 20 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.86%) ISEB
7 8 (0.69%) MCSD
7 8 (0.69%) HND
8 7 (0.60%) MCAD
9 6 (0.52%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.17%) MCP
12 1 (0.086%) CISSP
12 1 (0.086%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.086%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (10.40%) QA
2 7 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.52%) Firmware
1 6 (0.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.17%) Varnish
2 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.086%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.86%) Puppet
2 7 (0.60%) OPNET
3 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.34%) WMI
4 4 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (0.34%) SCCM
4 4 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.086%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.086%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.086%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.086%) Ansible
Vendors
1 150 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 111 (9.54%) Oracle
3 40 (3.44%) Sybase
4 14 (1.20%) Google
5 11 (0.95%) Facebook
6 10 (0.86%) Tableau
7 6 (0.52%) StreamBase
7 6 (0.52%) TIBCO
7 6 (0.52%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.43%) IBM
9 4 (0.34%) Informatica
9 4 (0.34%) Progress
9 4 (0.34%) Reuters
9 4 (0.34%) Apple
9 4 (0.34%) Netezza
9 4 (0.34%) Capita
9 4 (0.34%) Twitter
9 4 (0.34%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.34%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.26%) Coverity
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £77000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £140000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago