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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 221 216 221
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 574 592 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.38% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.47% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 516 540 567
Average salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £69,650
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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
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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 +28 138 £57,500 +15.00% 26
Kingston Upon Thames +5 17 £45,000 +12.50%
Teddington 0 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wimbledon +6 11 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Chessington - 7 £22,500 -
New Malden -1 4 £50,000 -
Orpington +3 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Hounslow -10 3 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £37,500 -
Enfield +1 2 £50,000 +9.89%
Chiswick -4 2 £49,000 +50.76%
Ealing +5 1 - -
Mayfair -1 1 £40,000 -55.55%
Docklands, London -4 1 £57,500 -20.68%
West Drayton - 1 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
Feltham - 1 £65,000 -
Bromley - 1 £33,000 -
Romford - 1 £33,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 603 (55.17%) C#
2 500 (45.75%) Java
2 500 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
3 430 (39.34%) .NET
4 345 (31.56%) SQL
5 333 (30.47%) Degree
6 330 (30.19%) JavaScript
7 307 (28.09%) C++
8 297 (27.17%) Finance
9 289 (26.44%) OO
10 273 (24.98%) SQL Server
11 260 (23.79%) TDD
12 245 (22.42%) MVC
13 232 (21.23%) HTML
14 230 (21.04%) ASP.NET
15 224 (20.49%) Computer Science
16 205 (18.76%) Software Engineering
17 184 (16.83%) Scrum
18 172 (15.74%) CSS
19 150 (13.72%) Windows
20 145 (13.27%) Linux
21 144 (13.17%) BDD
22 140 (12.81%) Microsoft
23 139 (12.72%) Web Services
24 136 (12.44%) OOP
25 133 (12.17%) XML
26 117 (10.70%) WCF
27 114 (10.43%) Oracle
27 114 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
28 108 (9.88%) Spring

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 67 (6.13%) Node.js
2 34 (3.11%) IIS
3 21 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.74%) Apache Solr
5 18 (1.65%) Apache
6 17 (1.56%) NServiceBus
7 15 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.01%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.91%) CMS
12 9 (0.82%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.64%) Confluence
14 6 (0.55%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.55%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.46%) WordPress
15 5 (0.46%) Drupal
15 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.46%) JBoss
Applications
1 66 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.10%) MS Office
3 4 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.091%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.091%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.091%) Summit
4 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.92%) GitHub
2 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.10%) SaaS
4 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.091%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.57%) Internet
2 21 (1.92%) HTTP
3 18 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.10%) FTP
4 12 (1.10%) Intranet
5 7 (0.64%) SNMP
6 5 (0.46%) SSL
7 4 (0.37%) VPN
8 3 (0.27%) 802.15
8 3 (0.27%) Firewall
8 3 (0.27%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.27%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.18%) HSPA
9 2 (0.18%) LTE
9 2 (0.18%) Wireless
9 2 (0.18%) Extranet
9 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.18%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.18%) UMTS
9 2 (0.18%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (24.98%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 48 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 46 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 45 (4.12%) MySQL
7 43 (3.93%) Big Data
8 38 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (2.93%) Hadoop
10 29 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 24 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (1.74%) Redis
15 15 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.55%) OLAP
18 5 (0.46%) Data Mining
18 5 (0.46%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 96 (8.78%) Visual Studio
2 79 (7.23%) Subversion
3 53 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 50 (4.57%) NUnit
5 49 (4.48%) Selenium
6 41 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (3.48%) Maven
8 35 (3.20%) Cucumber
9 34 (3.11%) Jenkins
10 25 (2.29%) JUnit
11 24 (2.20%) WebDriver
11 24 (2.20%) Hudson
12 19 (1.74%) Ant
13 17 (1.56%) SpecFlow
14 15 (1.37%) FitNesse
15 12 (1.10%) JIRA
15 12 (1.10%) Spock
16 11 (1.01%) Appium
16 11 (1.01%) Eclipse
17 10 (0.91%) Gradle
General
1 297 (27.17%) Finance
2 98 (8.97%) Banking
3 49 (4.48%) Front Office
4 39 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 37 (3.39%) Retail
6 36 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 33 (3.02%) Marketing
8 32 (2.93%) Games
9 30 (2.74%) Advertising
10 21 (1.92%) Aerospace
10 21 (1.92%) Automotive
11 18 (1.65%) Publishing
12 15 (1.37%) Back Office
13 12 (1.10%) Law
14 11 (1.01%) Legal
15 10 (0.91%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.73%) Online Betting
17 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.37%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (39.34%) .NET
2 232 (21.23%) HTML
3 230 (21.04%) ASP.NET
4 172 (15.74%) CSS
5 139 (12.72%) Web Services
6 133 (12.17%) XML
7 117 (10.70%) WCF
8 114 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 108 (9.88%) Spring
10 98 (8.97%) HTML5
11 86 (7.87%) REST
11 86 (7.87%) WPF
12 78 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 75 (6.86%) jQuery
14 72 (6.59%) AngularJS
15 62 (5.67%) SOAP
16 57 (5.22%) Ajax
17 50 (4.57%) CSS3
18 49 (4.48%) J2EE
19 47 (4.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 224 (20.49%) Computer Science
2 93 (8.51%) Mathematics
2 93 (8.51%) Open Source
3 75 (6.86%) Physics
4 62 (5.67%) Hedge funds
5 52 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 51 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (4.30%) Mobile App
8 33 (3.02%) Derivative
9 28 (2.56%) Visualisation
10 27 (2.47%) User Experience
10 27 (2.47%) Client/Server
11 25 (2.29%) Data Structures
12 22 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (2.01%) Fixed Income
13 20 (1.83%) Equities
14 19 (1.74%) Social Media
15 18 (1.65%) GIS
16 17 (1.56%) N-Tier
16 17 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 150 (13.72%) Windows
2 145 (13.27%) Linux
3 90 (8.23%) UNIX
4 49 (4.48%) Android
5 43 (3.93%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.65%) Solaris
7 9 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.37%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.27%) OpenWrt
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.18%) AIX
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.091%) zOS
11 1 (0.091%) OS/400
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (26.44%) OO
3 260 (23.79%) TDD
4 245 (22.42%) MVC
5 205 (18.76%) Software Engineering
6 184 (16.83%) Scrum
7 144 (13.17%) BDD
8 136 (12.44%) OOP
9 104 (9.52%) Multithreading
10 91 (8.33%) OOD
11 80 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (6.77%) E-Commerce
13 66 (6.04%) Pair Programming
14 53 (4.85%) Analytics
15 52 (4.76%) Unit Testing
16 46 (4.21%) Web Development
17 41 (3.75%) Android Development
18 39 (3.57%) Mentoring
19 38 (3.48%) Low Latency
20 37 (3.39%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 603 (55.17%) C#
2 500 (45.75%) Java
3 345 (31.56%) SQL
4 330 (30.19%) JavaScript
5 307 (28.09%) C++
6 81 (7.41%) Python
7 77 (7.04%) C
8 68 (6.22%) PHP
9 64 (5.86%) Ruby
10 48 (4.39%) Groovy
10 48 (4.39%) Scala
11 32 (2.93%) T-SQL
11 32 (2.93%) VB.NET
12 27 (2.47%) VB
13 26 (2.38%) Perl
14 22 (2.01%) VBA
15 18 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.28%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 333 (30.47%) Degree
2 49 (4.48%) PhD
3 16 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.27%) CSSLP
5 3 (0.27%) HND
5 3 (0.27%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.091%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.091%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.091%) ISEB
6 1 (0.091%) CISSP
6 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.091%) OCP
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.091%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.77%) QA
2 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.091%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.37%) Firmware
4 2 (0.18%) Varnish
5 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (1.37%) logstash
2 13 (1.19%) Puppet
3 10 (0.91%) Graphite
4 5 (0.46%) Kibana
4 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.46%) StatsD
5 2 (0.18%) Opsview
5 2 (0.18%) Control-M
5 2 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.091%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 140 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 114 (10.43%) Oracle
3 28 (2.56%) Google
4 15 (1.37%) IBM
5 14 (1.28%) Sybase
6 13 (1.19%) Facebook
6 13 (1.19%) Twitter
7 11 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.91%) HP
8 10 (0.91%) TIBCO
9 9 (0.82%) Telerik
10 8 (0.73%) VMware
11 7 (0.64%) Cisco
12 6 (0.55%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.55%) Sony
12 6 (0.55%) Sencha
12 6 (0.55%) New Relic
13 5 (0.46%) Splunk
13 5 (0.46%) Zend
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and career prog
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Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £30k - 45k per year + profit share
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £0 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience, bonus
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