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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 249 241 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 523 566 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.22% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.30% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 466 499 621
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +8 90 £50,000 - 14
Croydon +18 21 £47,500 -13.63%
Teddington -5 13 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Wimbledon -3 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Ealing -22 7 £57,500 +15.00%
New Malden +3 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Twickenham -9 6 £47,500 -13.63%
Kingston Upon Thames +11 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hammersmith +3 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Canary Wharf - 3 £47,500 -
Brentford - 2 £28,750 -
Bromley +23 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Hounslow +3 1 £70,000 +60.91%
Uxbridge +2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 576 (50.39%) C#
2 546 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (44.71%) SQL
4 482 (42.17%) Java
5 471 (41.21%) .NET
6 380 (33.25%) Degree
7 370 (32.37%) JavaScript
8 348 (30.45%) SQL Server
9 330 (28.87%) C++
10 317 (27.73%) Computer Science
11 305 (26.68%) TDD
12 303 (26.51%) Software Engineering
12 303 (26.51%) OO
13 293 (25.63%) HTML
14 276 (24.15%) ASP.NET
15 262 (22.92%) Finance
16 249 (21.78%) MVC
17 229 (20.03%) CSS
18 193 (16.89%) Linux
19 184 (16.10%) Python
20 179 (15.66%) Scrum
21 168 (14.70%) jQuery
22 167 (14.61%) Windows
23 158 (13.82%) Microsoft
24 156 (13.65%) OOP
25 139 (12.16%) XML
26 135 (11.81%) Web Services
27 130 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
27 130 (11.37%) Spring
28 119 (10.41%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (3.15%) Node.js
2 31 (2.71%) IIS
2 31 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.66%) CMS
4 13 (1.14%) JBoss
5 11 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 8 (0.70%) Apache
6 8 (0.70%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
7 7 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.52%) WordPress
8 6 (0.52%) nginx
9 5 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.44%) Tornado
9 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.35%) Drupal
10 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.87%) MS Office
3 7 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.17%) Maya
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (0.79%) Sophis RISQUE
2 8 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Magento
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.087%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.087%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.087%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.57%) GitHub
4 9 (0.79%) SaaS
5 8 (0.70%) Google App Engine
5 8 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.26%) Office 365
7 2 (0.17%) IaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.087%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.087%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.84%) HTTP
1 21 (1.84%) Internet
2 17 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.87%) Network Security
4 8 (0.70%) Broadband
5 5 (0.44%) Wireless
6 3 (0.26%) SSL
6 3 (0.26%) LDAP
6 3 (0.26%) Intranet
7 2 (0.17%) WEP
7 2 (0.17%) X.509
7 2 (0.17%) Firewall
7 2 (0.17%) Multicast
8 1 (0.087%) WebEx
8 1 (0.087%) HSPA
8 1 (0.087%) LTE
8 1 (0.087%) AMQP
8 1 (0.087%) SSH
8 1 (0.087%) SAN
8 1 (0.087%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (30.45%) SQL Server
2 94 (8.22%) NoSQL
3 84 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 81 (7.09%) MySQL
5 77 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 72 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 65 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 64 (5.60%) MongoDB
9 55 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 50 (4.37%) Big Data
11 42 (3.67%) RDBMS
12 41 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (2.97%) Redis
14 30 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (2.36%) Hadoop
16 25 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (1.40%) MarkLogic
19 13 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
20 12 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 101 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 60 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 53 (4.64%) JUnit
4 51 (4.46%) Jenkins
5 48 (4.20%) Selenium
6 43 (3.76%) Maven
7 36 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (3.06%) Cucumber
9 34 (2.97%) WebDriver
10 31 (2.71%) NUnit
11 28 (2.45%) Subversion
12 21 (1.84%) JIRA
13 20 (1.75%) Mockito
14 18 (1.57%) Eclipse
15 17 (1.49%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.40%) SpecFlow
17 14 (1.22%) Ant
17 14 (1.22%) TestNG
18 13 (1.14%) JBehave
19 12 (1.05%) Hudson
General
1 262 (22.92%) Finance
2 55 (4.81%) Banking
3 53 (4.64%) Automotive
4 44 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 44 (3.85%) Games
5 43 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.15%) Marketing
7 31 (2.71%) Retail
8 29 (2.54%) Investment Banking
9 28 (2.45%) Front Office
10 23 (2.01%) Law
11 16 (1.40%) Legal
11 16 (1.40%) Back Office
12 13 (1.14%) Publishing
13 10 (0.87%) Electronics
13 10 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.70%) Music Industry
15 6 (0.52%) Advertising
16 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.35%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (41.21%) .NET
2 293 (25.63%) HTML
3 276 (24.15%) ASP.NET
4 229 (20.03%) CSS
5 168 (14.70%) jQuery
6 139 (12.16%) XML
7 135 (11.81%) Web Services
8 130 (11.37%) Spring
9 119 (10.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 109 (9.54%) .NET Framework
11 96 (8.40%) HTML5
12 94 (8.22%) WCF
13 86 (7.52%) Hibernate
14 84 (7.35%) AngularJS
15 70 (6.12%) WPF
16 69 (6.04%) JSON
17 62 (5.42%) REST
18 55 (4.81%) Ajax
19 53 (4.64%) J2EE
20 52 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 317 (27.73%) Computer Science
2 111 (9.71%) Algorithms
3 98 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 83 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (6.47%) Physics
6 57 (4.99%) Data Structures
7 40 (3.50%) Hedge funds
8 35 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 35 (3.06%) Equities
9 34 (2.97%) Mobile App
10 32 (2.80%) Visualisation
11 27 (2.36%) Derivative
12 22 (1.92%) Digital Media
13 20 (1.75%) User Experience
14 17 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 16 (1.40%) W3C
16 14 (1.22%) Smartphone
17 11 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
17 11 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (0.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 193 (16.89%) Linux
2 167 (14.61%) Windows
3 101 (8.84%) UNIX
4 54 (4.72%) Android
5 37 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.87%) Solaris
9 8 (0.70%) VMS
10 5 (0.44%) Tizen
11 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.087%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.087%) CentOS
13 1 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.087%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.087%) Debian
13 1 (0.087%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (26.68%) TDD
3 303 (26.51%) Software Engineering
3 303 (26.51%) OO
4 249 (21.78%) MVC
5 179 (15.66%) Scrum
6 156 (13.65%) OOP
7 130 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (7.61%) BDD
9 84 (7.35%) SDLC
10 80 (7.00%) E-Commerce
11 76 (6.65%) Unit Testing
11 76 (6.65%) Open Source
12 71 (6.21%) OOD
13 64 (5.60%) Multithreading
14 61 (5.34%) Mentoring
15 51 (4.46%) Web Development
16 50 (4.37%) Analytics
17 48 (4.20%) Waterfall
18 47 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 576 (50.39%) C#
2 511 (44.71%) SQL
3 482 (42.17%) Java
4 370 (32.37%) JavaScript
5 330 (28.87%) C++
6 184 (16.10%) Python
7 89 (7.79%) T-SQL
8 83 (7.26%) PHP
9 62 (5.42%) Ruby
10 51 (4.46%) C
11 48 (4.20%) Scala
12 46 (4.02%) VB.NET
13 44 (3.85%) Groovy
14 43 (3.76%) Perl
15 27 (2.36%) VB
16 24 (2.10%) Go
17 23 (2.01%) F#
18 20 (1.75%) VBA
19 19 (1.66%) PL/SQL
20 17 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 380 (33.25%) Degree
2 25 (2.19%) PhD
3 21 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.40%) DV Cleared
4 16 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.79%) ISEB
6 8 (0.70%) MCSD
7 7 (0.61%) HND
7 7 (0.61%) MCAD
8 6 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.17%) MCP
11 1 (0.087%) CISSP
11 1 (0.087%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.087%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (9.89%) QA
2 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.52%) Docker
2 3 (0.26%) Varnish
3 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.05%) Puppet
2 7 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.61%) OPNET
2 7 (0.61%) WMI
2 7 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 7 (0.61%) SCCM
2 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.26%) Control-M
4 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.087%) logstash
5 1 (0.087%) Salt
5 1 (0.087%) Kibana
5 1 (0.087%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.087%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.087%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 158 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 116 (10.15%) Oracle
3 36 (3.15%) Sybase
4 13 (1.14%) Google
4 13 (1.14%) Tableau
5 11 (0.96%) Facebook
6 8 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 8 (0.70%) TIBCO
7 7 (0.61%) Apple
7 7 (0.61%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.52%) StreamBase
8 6 (0.52%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.44%) Reuters
9 5 (0.44%) SAP
9 5 (0.44%) Capita
10 4 (0.35%) Twitter
10 4 (0.35%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.35%) IBM
10 4 (0.35%) Progress
10 4 (0.35%) Informatica
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £55,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Norton Leigh
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Norton Leigh
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago