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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 241 222 222
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 534 586 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.43% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.49% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 434 519 573
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
39382 39313 40777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.73% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33975 33320 33316
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +8 79 £47,500 -13.63% 12
Canary Wharf +7 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Twickenham - 7 £40,000 -
Chessington +2 4 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Enfield -1 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Harrow - 3 £50,000 -
Hammersmith -8 2 £43,500 +16.00%
Teddington -8 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Chiswick -9 2 £50,000 +2.04%
Hendon - 2 £38,447 -
New Malden -6 1 £56,000 +12.00%
Wimbledon -9 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames -15 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Upminster - 1 £32,500 -
Wembley - 1 £50,000 -
Bermondsey - 1 £55,000 -
Clapham - 1 £60,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 508 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (46.47%) C#
3 435 (41.00%) Java
4 417 (39.30%) SQL
5 378 (35.63%) .NET
6 355 (33.46%) JavaScript
7 296 (27.90%) Software Engineering
8 292 (27.52%) TDD
9 282 (26.58%) SQL Server
10 275 (25.92%) Finance
11 274 (25.82%) HTML
12 270 (25.45%) Degree
13 237 (22.34%) C++
14 236 (22.24%) CSS
15 226 (21.30%) Computer Science
16 217 (20.45%) ASP.NET
17 206 (19.42%) Scrum
18 193 (18.19%) MVC
19 191 (18.00%) OO
20 181 (17.06%) Python
21 160 (15.08%) Microsoft
22 155 (14.61%) Web Services
23 150 (14.14%) jQuery
24 134 (12.63%) Git (software)
25 132 (12.44%) Oracle
26 129 (12.16%) PHP
27 122 (11.50%) OOP
28 119 (11.22%) Linux
29 116 (10.93%) Windows
29 116 (10.93%) MySQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 63 (5.94%) Node.js
2 39 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (2.36%) CMS
4 24 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.98%) Apache Spark
6 19 (1.79%) Apache
6 19 (1.79%) IIS
7 18 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.32%) JBoss
9 8 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.47%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.47%) WordPress
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.28%) Confluence
13 3 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 63 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.66%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.57%) MS Office
4 5 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.38%) 3ds Max
5 4 (0.38%) Blender
5 4 (0.38%) Maya
6 3 (0.28%) Abaqus
6 3 (0.28%) NASTRAN
6 3 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.19%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.19%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.094%) Global One
4 1 (0.094%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.094%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.094%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.094%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.77%) GitHub
3 27 (2.54%) Google App Engine
3 27 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (1.79%) SaaS
5 15 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) IaaS
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.094%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.45%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.26%) Internet
3 12 (1.13%) X.509
4 8 (0.75%) Broadband
4 8 (0.75%) HTTP
5 7 (0.66%) LDAP
6 6 (0.57%) ASN.1
7 4 (0.38%) Firewall
8 3 (0.28%) Intranet
8 3 (0.28%) Network Security
8 3 (0.28%) Skype
8 3 (0.28%) VLAN
8 3 (0.28%) VPN
9 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.094%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.094%) CDMA
10 1 (0.094%) FTP
10 1 (0.094%) M3UA
10 1 (0.094%) NFC
10 1 (0.094%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 116 (10.93%) MySQL
3 90 (8.48%) Relational Database
4 65 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (3.86%) Redis
9 37 (3.49%) RDBMS
10 36 (3.39%) Hadoop
10 36 (3.39%) NoSQL
11 33 (3.11%) Big Data
12 32 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (2.83%) Oracle Database
14 27 (2.54%) BigQuery
15 21 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (1.89%) GIS
17 19 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
17 19 (1.79%) KDB
Development Applications
1 134 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 102 (9.61%) Visual Studio
3 78 (7.35%) Subversion
4 71 (6.69%) JIRA
5 69 (6.50%) Maven
6 57 (5.37%) JUnit
7 54 (5.09%) Jenkins
8 48 (4.52%) Selenium
9 44 (4.15%) Cucumber
10 36 (3.39%) TeamCity
11 30 (2.83%) WebDriver
12 29 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (2.45%) Gradle
14 25 (2.36%) Mockito
14 25 (2.36%) Moq
15 19 (1.79%) NUnit
15 19 (1.79%) TestNG
16 15 (1.41%) Eclipse
17 14 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 13 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 275 (25.92%) Finance
2 89 (8.39%) Banking
3 44 (4.15%) Retail
4 40 (3.77%) Marketing
5 35 (3.30%) Back Office
6 33 (3.11%) Front Office
7 31 (2.92%) Advertising
8 30 (2.83%) Investment Banking
9 29 (2.73%) Games
10 27 (2.54%) Telecoms
11 25 (2.36%) Legal
12 20 (1.89%) Law
13 16 (1.51%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.41%) Automotive
15 14 (1.32%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.94%) Billing
16 10 (0.94%) Music Industry
17 8 (0.75%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.66%) Publishing
18 7 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (35.63%) .NET
2 274 (25.82%) HTML
3 236 (22.24%) CSS
4 217 (20.45%) ASP.NET
5 155 (14.61%) Web Services
6 150 (14.14%) jQuery
7 114 (10.74%) AngularJS
8 110 (10.37%) .NET Framework
8 110 (10.37%) WCF
9 107 (10.08%) Spring
10 106 (9.99%) XML
11 93 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (7.45%) HTML5
13 76 (7.16%) REST
14 68 (6.41%) Hibernate
15 65 (6.13%) WPF
16 62 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 61 (5.75%) Ajax
18 56 (5.28%) CSS3
19 52 (4.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 226 (21.30%) Computer Science
2 85 (8.01%) Algorithms
2 85 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.75%) Data Structures
3 61 (5.75%) Mathematics
4 51 (4.81%) Hedge funds
5 40 (3.77%) Derivative
6 39 (3.68%) Physics
7 31 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (2.54%) Oculus Rift
9 25 (2.36%) 3D Graphics
9 25 (2.36%) Visualisation
10 23 (2.17%) Equities
11 22 (2.07%) User Experience
12 20 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.89%) Fintech
13 19 (1.79%) Fixed Income
14 18 (1.70%) Mobile App
14 18 (1.70%) N-Tier
15 17 (1.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 119 (11.22%) Linux
2 116 (10.93%) Windows
3 73 (6.88%) Unix
4 51 (4.81%) Android
5 27 (2.54%) Tizen
6 19 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.75%) Solaris
9 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.094%) AIX
13 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (27.90%) Software Engineering
3 292 (27.52%) TDD
4 206 (19.42%) Scrum
5 193 (18.19%) MVC
6 191 (18.00%) OO
7 122 (11.50%) OOP
8 111 (10.46%) SDLC
9 110 (10.37%) Multithreading
10 99 (9.33%) Unit Testing
11 95 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (8.77%) BDD
13 91 (8.58%) Open Source
14 73 (6.88%) Web Development
15 63 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
16 59 (5.56%) Analytics
16 59 (5.56%) Low Latency
17 58 (5.47%) SOA
18 53 (5.00%) Kanban
19 50 (4.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 493 (46.47%) C#
2 435 (41.00%) Java
3 417 (39.30%) SQL
4 355 (33.46%) JavaScript
5 237 (22.34%) C++
6 181 (17.06%) Python
7 129 (12.16%) PHP
8 94 (8.86%) T-SQL
9 58 (5.47%) C
10 46 (4.34%) Ruby
11 40 (3.77%) Go
12 34 (3.20%) VB.NET
13 33 (3.11%) Perl
14 32 (3.02%) Scala
15 31 (2.92%) PL/SQL
16 26 (2.45%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.60%) Clojure
18 16 (1.51%) VB
19 14 (1.32%) F#
19 14 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 270 (25.45%) Degree
2 24 (2.26%) PhD
3 18 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.57%) ISEB
7 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.57%) MCTS
8 5 (0.47%) HND
8 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.38%) MCSE
9 4 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.28%) CISSP
10 3 (0.28%) GIAC
10 3 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.28%) SANS
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.41%) QA
2 31 (2.92%) SDET
3 10 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.66%) SLA
5 6 (0.57%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (3.20%) Varnish
2 10 (0.94%) HDFS
3 5 (0.47%) Docker
4 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.094%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (1.23%) Puppet
2 10 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.85%) Control-M
4 4 (0.38%) Mesos
4 4 (0.38%) SCCM
5 3 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.28%) WMI
6 2 (0.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.094%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 160 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 132 (12.44%) Oracle
3 41 (3.86%) Google
4 26 (2.45%) Informatica
5 17 (1.60%) Sybase
6 13 (1.23%) Bloomberg
7 12 (1.13%) Coverity
8 11 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 10 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.94%) SAP
10 9 (0.85%) Talend
11 8 (0.75%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.57%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.57%) TOWER Software
13 5 (0.47%) Maxymiser
13 5 (0.47%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.38%) BT
14 4 (0.38%) Infragistics
14 4 (0.38%) Twitter
14 4 (0.38%) webMethods
Enfield, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
London Business School
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £350000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefit and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + excellent training and career prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Flexible working from home
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50 - £51 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £95,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-100,000
Posted: 5 days ago