The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 164 189 225
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 926 686 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.87% 1.51% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.61% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 796 595 602
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -48 139 £50,000 - 25
Croydon +26 36 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Hounslow - 11 £43,500 - 1
Teddington -2 8 £50,000 +66.66%
Hammersmith +28 7 £47,500 -20.83%
Mayfair - 7 £80,000 -
Bromley - 5 £50,000 - 1
Ealing +2 4 £41,500 -7.77%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 4 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Canary Wharf +6 3 £90,000 -14.28%
Enfield - 3 £44,000 - 1
Harrow - 2 £42,500 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 -
Upminster - 2 £27,500 -
Chiswick -12 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Orpington - 1 £52,500 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £52,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 895 (60.07%) C#
2 648 (43.49%) Java
3 543 (36.44%) C++
4 512 (34.36%) .NET
5 507 (34.03%) Finance
6 450 (30.20%) SQL
7 429 (28.79%) Degree
8 426 (28.59%) Software Engineering
9 420 (28.19%) OO
10 410 (27.52%) Computer Science
11 388 (26.04%) JavaScript
12 361 (24.23%) HTML
13 325 (21.81%) SQL Server
14 306 (20.54%) ASP.NET
15 298 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 267 (17.92%) TDD
17 244 (16.38%) Microsoft
18 242 (16.24%) Windows
19 232 (15.57%) Python
20 227 (15.23%) Linux
21 217 (14.56%) Scrum
22 215 (14.43%) Multithreading
23 208 (13.96%) CSS
24 207 (13.89%) MVC
25 193 (12.95%) UNIX
26 187 (12.55%) Big Data
27 177 (11.88%) HTML5
28 167 (11.21%) WCF
29 166 (11.14%) jQuery
30 162 (10.87%) Hedge funds

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 59 (3.96%) IIS
2 33 (2.21%) Tomcat
3 32 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.54%) Apache Solr
5 22 (1.48%) Node.js
6 21 (1.41%) Apache
7 14 (0.94%) CMS
8 13 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (0.81%) WordPress
10 9 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.54%) Confluence
11 8 (0.54%) Jetty
11 8 (0.54%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.47%) MTS
13 6 (0.40%) Joomla!
13 6 (0.40%) LiveLink
13 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.34%) Mule
14 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 155 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.40%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.13%) MS Office
5 1 (0.067%) Mingle
5 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.27%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.27%) Magento
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.067%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.067%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.067%) Endur
4 1 (0.067%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.21%) SaaS
3 20 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.60%) GitHub
6 7 (0.47%) Force.com
6 7 (0.47%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (0.40%) Route 53
7 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.067%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.067%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.01%) Internet
1 30 (2.01%) TCP/IP
2 26 (1.74%) HTTP
3 10 (0.67%) Wireless
4 8 (0.54%) SSL
5 6 (0.40%) CDMA
5 6 (0.40%) GPRS
5 6 (0.40%) GSM
5 6 (0.40%) 3GPP
5 6 (0.40%) UMTS
5 6 (0.40%) HSPA
5 6 (0.40%) LTE
6 5 (0.34%) SSH
7 4 (0.27%) Intranet
8 3 (0.20%) Network Security
8 3 (0.20%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.20%) VPN
8 3 (0.20%) SMS
8 3 (0.20%) FTP
8 3 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 187 (12.55%) Big Data
3 125 (8.39%) Hadoop
4 100 (6.71%) MySQL
5 85 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 57 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 54 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 44 (2.95%) MongoDB
9 34 (2.28%) NoSQL
10 33 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 32 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (1.48%) Data Mining
16 18 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (0.94%) Redis
18 12 (0.81%) MarkLogic
19 9 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 98 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 73 (4.90%) NUnit
3 58 (3.89%) Git (software)
4 54 (3.62%) JUnit
5 50 (3.36%) Maven
6 46 (3.09%) Selenium
7 42 (2.82%) FitNesse
8 40 (2.68%) SpecFlow
9 37 (2.48%) Subversion
10 31 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (1.88%) WebDriver
12 23 (1.54%) Ant
13 19 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.28%) Jenkins
14 18 (1.21%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.07%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.94%) JIRA
17 13 (0.87%) ReSharper
18 9 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
19 6 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 507 (34.03%) Finance
2 137 (9.19%) Games
3 84 (5.64%) Retail
4 65 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 56 (3.76%) Banking
6 51 (3.42%) Publishing
7 47 (3.15%) Marketing
8 39 (2.62%) Advertising
9 34 (2.28%) Front Office
10 32 (2.15%) Back Office
11 28 (1.88%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.74%) Investment Banking
13 20 (1.34%) Electronics
14 14 (0.94%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.40%) Law
17 5 (0.34%) Legal
17 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.20%) Billing
19 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (34.36%) .NET
2 361 (24.23%) HTML
3 306 (20.54%) ASP.NET
4 208 (13.96%) CSS
5 177 (11.88%) HTML5
6 167 (11.21%) WCF
7 166 (11.14%) jQuery
8 157 (10.54%) Web Services
9 145 (9.73%) XML
10 116 (7.79%) STL
11 114 (7.65%) WPF
12 112 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 105 (7.05%) .NET Framework
14 85 (5.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 84 (5.64%) Spring
16 79 (5.30%) WinForms
17 64 (4.30%) Hibernate
18 59 (3.96%) J2EE
19 53 (3.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 53 (3.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 410 (27.52%) Computer Science
2 162 (10.87%) Hedge funds
3 157 (10.54%) Mathematics
4 113 (7.58%) Open Source
5 69 (4.63%) Physics
6 51 (3.42%) Derivative
7 48 (3.22%) Mobile App
8 41 (2.75%) Blog
9 36 (2.42%) Equities
10 35 (2.35%) N-Tier
11 26 (1.74%) GIS
12 25 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
13 24 (1.61%) BBC
13 24 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 23 (1.54%) Management Information System
15 22 (1.48%) Visualisation
15 22 (1.48%) Digital Media
15 22 (1.48%) Client/Server
16 19 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (1.21%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 242 (16.24%) Windows
2 227 (15.23%) Linux
3 193 (12.95%) UNIX
4 71 (4.77%) Android
5 57 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.07%) Solaris
7 13 (0.87%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.067%) CentOS
13 1 (0.067%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (28.59%) Software Engineering
2 420 (28.19%) OO
3 298 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (17.92%) TDD
5 217 (14.56%) Scrum
6 215 (14.43%) Multithreading
7 207 (13.89%) MVC
8 141 (9.46%) Low Latency
9 130 (8.72%) E-Commerce
10 124 (8.32%) OOD
11 122 (8.19%) BDD
12 99 (6.64%) OOP
13 97 (6.51%) Unit Testing
14 77 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (3.89%) Web Development
16 56 (3.76%) SOA
17 51 (3.42%) Analytics
18 47 (3.15%) Waterfall
19 45 (3.02%) Automated Testing
19 45 (3.02%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 895 (60.07%) C#
2 648 (43.49%) Java
3 543 (36.44%) C++
4 450 (30.20%) SQL
5 388 (26.04%) JavaScript
6 232 (15.57%) Python
7 152 (10.20%) F#
8 133 (8.93%) Scala
9 129 (8.66%) PHP
10 128 (8.59%) C
11 101 (6.78%) Ruby
12 75 (5.03%) Erlang
13 61 (4.09%) Perl
14 58 (3.89%) VB.NET
14 58 (3.89%) T-SQL
15 44 (2.95%) Haskell
16 35 (2.35%) Clojure
17 32 (2.15%) VBA
18 24 (1.61%) Objective-C
19 23 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 429 (28.79%) Degree
2 71 (4.77%) PhD
3 29 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 6 (0.40%) HND
6 6 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.067%) MCP
9 1 (0.067%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.30%) QA
2 1 (0.067%) HL7
2 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.20%) OpenSSH
2 2 (0.13%) vSphere
3 1 (0.067%) Samba
Systems Management
1 35 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.81%) Puppet
3 9 (0.60%) YUM
4 2 (0.13%) MOM
5 1 (0.067%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.067%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.067%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.067%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.067%) Nagios
Vendors
1 244 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 145 (9.73%) Oracle
3 104 (6.98%) Facebook
4 87 (5.84%) Google
5 32 (2.15%) JBoss
6 24 (1.61%) Panasonic
7 18 (1.21%) Zend
8 16 (1.07%) Twitter
9 15 (1.01%) Sybase
10 13 (0.87%) SAP
10 13 (0.87%) Telerik
11 9 (0.60%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.60%) TIBCO
11 9 (0.60%) Bloomberg
12 8 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.54%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.47%) Razor Risk
14 6 (0.40%) IBM
14 6 (0.40%) Open Text
14 6 (0.40%) JD Edwards
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: £9000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 60% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nativ TV
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60-80k
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Salary: Up to £65,000 (possibly more for exceptional experience)
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Bonus + Relocation
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago