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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 232 180 222
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 572 703 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.57% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.68% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 504 631 575
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
43846 41812 47867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.44% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36609 35107 41532
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(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 -50 109 £50,000 - 18
Teddington -1 15 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Wimbledon - 9 £50,000 -
Docklands, London +9 8 £60,000 -23.80%
Croydon -1 7 £55,000 +83.33%
Chiswick - 7 £30,000 -
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Hounslow -9 5 £43,500 -3.33%
Kingston Upon Thames -17 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bromley - 4 £25,000 -
Clapham - 4 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 4 £46,875 - 1
Southwark - 3 £47,500 -
Orpington +2 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Ealing -1 2 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Harrow -19 2 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Chessington - 2 £37,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £75,000 -
Westminster -3 1 £50,000 +4.16%
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Mitcham - 1 £36,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 863 (58.00%) C#
2 695 (46.71%) Java
3 512 (34.41%) .NET
4 511 (34.34%) SQL
5 494 (33.20%) JavaScript
6 477 (32.06%) C++
7 475 (31.92%) OO
8 463 (31.12%) Finance
9 445 (29.91%) Software Engineering
10 415 (27.89%) Computer Science
11 378 (25.40%) HTML
12 372 (25.00%) Degree
13 362 (24.33%) SQL Server
14 327 (21.98%) TDD
15 295 (19.83%) ASP.NET
16 282 (18.95%) MVC
17 273 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
18 250 (16.80%) Linux
19 229 (15.39%) Scrum
20 222 (14.92%) Microsoft
21 220 (14.78%) CSS
22 219 (14.72%) Big Data
23 203 (13.64%) HTML5
24 199 (13.37%) UNIX
25 195 (13.10%) jQuery
26 187 (12.57%) XML
27 186 (12.50%) Multithreading
27 186 (12.50%) WCF
28 183 (12.30%) Python
29 172 (11.56%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 71 (4.77%) Node.js
2 45 (3.02%) IIS
3 41 (2.76%) Tomcat
4 37 (2.49%) Apache Solr
5 36 (2.42%) WordPress
6 28 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 24 (1.61%) Apache
7 24 (1.61%) CMS
8 22 (1.48%) Joomla!
9 18 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.01%) NServiceBus
12 12 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
12 12 (0.81%) Jetty
13 11 (0.74%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.60%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.40%) LiveLink
Applications
1 133 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.81%) MS Office
3 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.13%) MS Project
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.067%) InDesign
5 1 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.20%) Magento
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.13%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.067%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.067%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.81%) GitHub
3 19 (1.28%) SaaS
4 12 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.47%) Force.com
6 5 (0.34%) PaaS
7 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.067%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.76%) HTTP
2 30 (2.02%) Internet
3 28 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.08%) SSH
5 13 (0.87%) Intranet
6 8 (0.54%) SSL
7 7 (0.47%) Extranet
8 5 (0.34%) Broadband
9 3 (0.20%) VPN
9 3 (0.20%) FTP
9 3 (0.20%) AMQP
9 3 (0.20%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.13%) RTP
10 2 (0.13%) GSM
10 2 (0.13%) PBX
11 1 (0.067%) SMS
11 1 (0.067%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.067%) UMTS
11 1 (0.067%) VoIP
11 1 (0.067%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (24.33%) SQL Server
2 219 (14.72%) Big Data
3 149 (10.01%) Hadoop
4 135 (9.07%) MySQL
5 98 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 77 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 56 (3.76%) NoSQL
8 56 (3.76%) MongoDB
9 50 (3.36%) Relational Database
10 44 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 42 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 30 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (1.68%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (1.01%) OLAP
15 15 (1.01%) Redis
16 13 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.74%) CouchDB
17 11 (0.74%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 102 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 91 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 83 (5.58%) Subversion
4 74 (4.97%) NUnit
5 55 (3.70%) Selenium
6 52 (3.49%) Maven
7 46 (3.09%) JUnit
8 43 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (2.89%) Jenkins
9 38 (2.55%) Cucumber
9 38 (2.55%) SpecFlow
10 31 (2.08%) Ant
11 24 (1.61%) FitNesse
12 15 (1.01%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.87%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.81%) Hudson
14 12 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 11 (0.74%) VisualVM
15 11 (0.74%) Gradle
16 10 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 463 (31.12%) Finance
2 153 (10.28%) Games
3 67 (4.50%) Banking
3 67 (4.50%) Publishing
4 64 (4.30%) Front Office
5 61 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.29%) Advertising
6 49 (3.29%) Marketing
7 40 (2.69%) Retail
8 25 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.21%) Back Office
11 10 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.47%) Law
13 6 (0.40%) Electronics
14 5 (0.34%) Legal
14 5 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.13%) Military
17 1 (0.067%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (34.41%) .NET
2 378 (25.40%) HTML
3 295 (19.83%) ASP.NET
4 220 (14.78%) CSS
5 203 (13.64%) HTML5
6 195 (13.10%) jQuery
7 187 (12.57%) XML
8 186 (12.50%) WCF
9 172 (11.56%) Web Services
10 131 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 126 (8.47%) .NET Framework
12 102 (6.85%) Spring
13 101 (6.79%) WPF
14 88 (5.91%) J2EE
15 86 (5.78%) REST
16 74 (4.97%) AngularJS
16 74 (4.97%) WinForms
17 71 (4.77%) RESTful
18 70 (4.70%) CSS3
19 69 (4.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 415 (27.89%) Computer Science
2 146 (9.81%) Mathematics
3 119 (8.00%) Hedge funds
4 96 (6.45%) Open Source
5 52 (3.49%) Derivative
6 46 (3.09%) Equities
7 43 (2.89%) Physics
8 35 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 35 (2.35%) Visualisation
9 34 (2.28%) Equity Derivative
10 33 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (2.15%) Mobile App
12 31 (2.08%) Fixed Income
13 29 (1.95%) BBC
14 27 (1.81%) N-Tier
15 26 (1.75%) Client/Server
16 21 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
17 20 (1.34%) GIS
18 19 (1.28%) Blog
18 19 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 250 (16.80%) Linux
2 199 (13.37%) UNIX
3 170 (11.42%) Windows
4 78 (5.24%) Android
5 55 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.60%) Solaris
7 5 (0.34%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.067%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.067%) AIX
10 1 (0.067%) OS/400
10 1 (0.067%) zOS
10 1 (0.067%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (31.92%) OO
2 445 (29.91%) Software Engineering
3 327 (21.98%) TDD
4 282 (18.95%) MVC
5 273 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (15.39%) Scrum
7 186 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 125 (8.40%) BDD
9 120 (8.06%) OOP
10 112 (7.53%) Unit Testing
11 101 (6.79%) Low Latency
12 93 (6.25%) OOD
13 88 (5.91%) Web Development
14 77 (5.17%) E-Commerce
15 72 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (3.29%) SOA
16 49 (3.29%) Content Management
17 46 (3.09%) Pair Programming
18 45 (3.02%) Automated Testing
19 44 (2.96%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 863 (58.00%) C#
2 695 (46.71%) Java
3 511 (34.34%) SQL
4 494 (33.20%) JavaScript
5 477 (32.06%) C++
6 183 (12.30%) Python
7 137 (9.21%) PHP
8 101 (6.79%) F#
9 100 (6.72%) C
10 98 (6.59%) Ruby
11 89 (5.98%) Scala
12 71 (4.77%) T-SQL
13 44 (2.96%) Perl
13 44 (2.96%) VB
14 43 (2.89%) VB.NET
15 39 (2.62%) Objective-C
16 38 (2.55%) Erlang
17 36 (2.42%) PL/SQL
18 31 (2.08%) VBA
19 20 (1.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 372 (25.00%) Degree
2 80 (5.38%) PhD
3 19 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.067%) MCP
8 1 (0.067%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.067%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.067%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.067%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.27%) SpamAssassin
2 3 (0.20%) OpenSSH
3 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (1.61%) Puppet
3 20 (1.34%) logstash
4 9 (0.60%) YUM
5 1 (0.067%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.067%) Nagios
5 1 (0.067%) SCCM
5 1 (0.067%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.067%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 222 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 160 (10.75%) Oracle
3 109 (7.33%) Google
4 106 (7.12%) Facebook
5 31 (2.08%) JBoss
6 29 (1.95%) Panasonic
7 28 (1.88%) Zend
8 19 (1.28%) Twitter
9 17 (1.14%) Sybase
10 14 (0.94%) Telerik
11 13 (0.87%) Tableau
12 11 (0.74%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.74%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.60%) SAP
14 8 (0.54%) Adobe
15 7 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.47%) Sencha
16 6 (0.40%) IBM
16 6 (0.40%) Open Text
17 5 (0.34%) Bloomberg
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum DOE + Excellent Corporate Bens/bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £200000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Energon Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago