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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 217 195 221
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 585 707 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.64% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.75% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 519 622 530
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £69,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +15 131 £55,000 +10.00% 25
Kingston Upon Thames 0 15 £50,000 +5.26%
Teddington -1 14 £45,000 - 1
Wimbledon +9 8 £52,500 +50.00%
Hounslow -2 5 £45,000 -
Chessington - 4 £22,500 -
Enfield +1 3 £50,000 +13.63%
New Malden - 3 £47,500 -
Chiswick -8 2 £49,000 +50.76%
Sidcup - 2 £43,500 -
West Drayton - 2 £55,000 -
Feltham - 2 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf +14 1 £47,500 -47.22%
Docklands, London -3 1 £57,500 -20.68%
Ealing -3 1 - -
Mayfair -5 1 £40,000 -61.90%
Croydon -24 1 £75,000 +66.66%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 604 (54.51%) C#
2 513 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 510 (46.03%) Java
4 424 (38.27%) .NET
5 356 (32.13%) Degree
6 351 (31.68%) SQL
7 342 (30.87%) JavaScript
8 328 (29.60%) C++
9 287 (25.90%) Finance
10 276 (24.91%) OO
11 266 (24.01%) SQL Server
12 249 (22.47%) HTML
13 246 (22.20%) TDD
14 245 (22.11%) MVC
15 233 (21.03%) Computer Science
16 217 (19.58%) ASP.NET
17 199 (17.96%) Software Engineering
18 197 (17.78%) CSS
19 189 (17.06%) Scrum
20 169 (15.25%) Windows
21 150 (13.54%) Linux
22 145 (13.09%) Web Services
23 143 (12.91%) BDD
24 140 (12.64%) OOP
25 139 (12.55%) XML
26 135 (12.18%) Microsoft
27 125 (11.28%) WCF
28 118 (10.65%) Spring
29 116 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
30 109 (9.84%) Oracle

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (5.60%) Node.js
2 32 (2.89%) IIS
3 23 (2.08%) Apache
4 21 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.35%) NServiceBus
6 14 (1.26%) CMS
7 11 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.99%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 9 (0.81%) Confluence
8 9 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.81%) MQSeries
9 6 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (0.54%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.27%) WordPress
11 3 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 67 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.63%) MS Office
3 5 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.090%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.090%) Summit
3 1 (0.090%) HFM
3 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.090%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.17%) GitHub
2 13 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.72%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.090%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.88%) Internet
2 21 (1.90%) HTTP
3 20 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.17%) FTP
5 8 (0.72%) Intranet
6 7 (0.63%) SNMP
7 6 (0.54%) SSL
8 5 (0.45%) VPN
9 4 (0.36%) 802.15
9 4 (0.36%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.36%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.27%) Firewall
11 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.090%) GSM
12 1 (0.090%) 3GPP
12 1 (0.090%) UMTS
12 1 (0.090%) Wireless
12 1 (0.090%) 3G
12 1 (0.090%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.090%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (24.01%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 58 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 56 (5.05%) MongoDB
3 56 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 51 (4.60%) MySQL
5 40 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (2.62%) Big Data
7 28 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 23 (2.08%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.71%) Redis
13 18 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.72%) MarkLogic
16 7 (0.63%) Berkeley DB
16 7 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 104 (9.39%) Visual Studio
2 74 (6.68%) Subversion
3 53 (4.78%) NUnit
4 51 (4.60%) Git (software)
5 48 (4.33%) Selenium
6 45 (4.06%) Maven
7 38 (3.43%) Jenkins
8 34 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (2.71%) WebDriver
10 29 (2.62%) JUnit
11 28 (2.53%) Cucumber
12 24 (2.17%) Ant
13 22 (1.99%) Hudson
14 19 (1.71%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.71%) FitNesse
15 18 (1.62%) Eclipse
16 14 (1.26%) JIRA
16 14 (1.26%) Spock
17 11 (0.99%) Appium
17 11 (0.99%) CruiseControl
General
1 287 (25.90%) Finance
2 93 (8.39%) Banking
3 44 (3.97%) Front Office
4 40 (3.61%) Advertising
5 39 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 37 (3.34%) Retail
7 34 (3.07%) Marketing
8 33 (2.98%) Games
9 31 (2.80%) Telecoms
10 30 (2.71%) Automotive
11 29 (2.62%) Aerospace
12 21 (1.90%) Publishing
13 20 (1.81%) Back Office
14 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.08%) Law
15 11 (0.99%) Legal
16 9 (0.81%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.63%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.45%) Multimedia
19 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (38.27%) .NET
2 249 (22.47%) HTML
3 217 (19.58%) ASP.NET
4 197 (17.78%) CSS
5 145 (13.09%) Web Services
6 139 (12.55%) XML
7 125 (11.28%) WCF
8 118 (10.65%) Spring
9 116 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 105 (9.48%) HTML5
11 97 (8.75%) jQuery
12 83 (7.49%) WPF
13 81 (7.31%) .NET Framework
14 77 (6.95%) AngularJS
15 75 (6.77%) REST
16 65 (5.87%) SOAP
17 60 (5.42%) Ajax
18 58 (5.23%) J2EE
19 52 (4.69%) CSS3
20 47 (4.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 233 (21.03%) Computer Science
2 96 (8.66%) Open Source
3 95 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 86 (7.76%) Physics
5 61 (5.51%) Algorithms
6 56 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (4.96%) Hedge funds
8 48 (4.33%) Mobile App
9 35 (3.16%) Visualisation
9 35 (3.16%) Client/Server
10 32 (2.89%) Data Structures
11 31 (2.80%) Derivative
12 24 (2.17%) User Experience
13 20 (1.81%) Social Media
14 19 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.71%) Fixed Income
15 18 (1.62%) Equities
15 18 (1.62%) Digital Media
16 17 (1.53%) GIS
17 16 (1.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 169 (15.25%) Windows
2 150 (13.54%) Linux
3 82 (7.40%) UNIX
4 48 (4.33%) Android
4 48 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.26%) Solaris
6 10 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.45%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.27%) OpenWrt
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.090%) CentOS
10 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (24.91%) OO
3 246 (22.20%) TDD
4 245 (22.11%) MVC
5 199 (17.96%) Software Engineering
6 189 (17.06%) Scrum
7 143 (12.91%) BDD
8 140 (12.64%) OOP
9 96 (8.66%) Multithreading
10 90 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (7.85%) OOD
12 86 (7.76%) E-Commerce
13 62 (5.60%) Pair Programming
14 61 (5.51%) Analytics
15 53 (4.78%) Web Development
16 52 (4.69%) Unit Testing
17 45 (4.06%) Mentoring
18 37 (3.34%) iOS Development
19 36 (3.25%) Low Latency
20 35 (3.16%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 604 (54.51%) C#
2 510 (46.03%) Java
3 351 (31.68%) SQL
4 342 (30.87%) JavaScript
5 328 (29.60%) C++
6 90 (8.12%) Python
7 78 (7.04%) PHP
8 76 (6.86%) C
9 59 (5.32%) Groovy
10 53 (4.78%) Ruby
11 50 (4.51%) Scala
12 36 (3.25%) VB.NET
13 33 (2.98%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.53%) Perl
15 24 (2.17%) VBA
16 21 (1.90%) VB
17 20 (1.81%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.62%) Bash Shell
19 16 (1.44%) Objective-C
20 13 (1.17%) Golang
Qualifications
1 356 (32.13%) Degree
2 49 (4.42%) PhD
3 18 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.35%) VCP4
5 9 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.36%) HND
7 3 (0.27%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.27%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.090%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.090%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.090%) ISEB
8 1 (0.090%) CISSP
8 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.090%) OCP
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (8.39%) QA
2 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.81%) Firmware
3 6 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) Varnish
5 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (0.63%) logstash
2 5 (0.45%) Kibana
2 5 (0.45%) StatsD
3 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.36%) Puppet
4 3 (0.27%) Control-M
5 2 (0.18%) Nagios
5 2 (0.18%) Opsview
5 2 (0.18%) Graphite
6 1 (0.090%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 135 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.84%) Oracle
3 28 (2.53%) Google
4 17 (1.53%) Sybase
5 14 (1.26%) IBM
6 12 (1.08%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.72%) Cisco
7 8 (0.72%) VMware
8 7 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.63%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.63%) Facebook
9 6 (0.54%) Bloomberg
9 6 (0.54%) Adobe
9 6 (0.54%) HP
9 6 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.54%) New Relic
10 5 (0.45%) Telerik
10 5 (0.45%) Splunk
11 4 (0.36%) Endeca
11 4 (0.36%) JD Edwards
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