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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 225 184 222
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 580 715 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.59% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.70% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 510 642 573
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 £31,150 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,500
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -57 113 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Teddington -2 17 £35,000 -17.64%
Wimbledon - 9 £50,000 -
Chiswick - 8 £30,000 -
Docklands, London +7 7 £60,000 -23.80%
Croydon -3 7 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Hounslow -14 6 £43,500 -3.33%
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Clapham - 6 £45,000 -
Hammersmith +4 4 £55,000 -
Bromley - 4 £25,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -20 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Southwark - 3 £47,500 -
Ealing -1 2 £50,000 +2.04%
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -
Chessington - 2 £37,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £75,000 - 1
Westminster -5 1 £50,000 +4.16%
Harrow -16 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Mitcham - 1 £36,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Hackney - 1 £47,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 885 (58.65%) C#
2 709 (46.98%) Java
3 519 (34.39%) .NET
4 517 (34.26%) SQL
5 496 (32.87%) JavaScript
6 485 (32.14%) C++
7 482 (31.94%) OO
8 476 (31.54%) Finance
9 454 (30.09%) Software Engineering
10 422 (27.97%) Computer Science
11 389 (25.78%) HTML
12 379 (25.12%) Degree
13 371 (24.59%) SQL Server
14 329 (21.80%) TDD
15 305 (20.21%) ASP.NET
16 287 (19.02%) MVC
17 277 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
18 249 (16.50%) Linux
19 234 (15.51%) Scrum
20 229 (15.18%) Microsoft
21 226 (14.98%) Big Data
22 223 (14.78%) CSS
23 208 (13.78%) HTML5
24 200 (13.25%) UNIX
25 198 (13.12%) jQuery
26 195 (12.92%) XML
27 191 (12.66%) Python
27 191 (12.66%) WCF
28 187 (12.39%) Multithreading
29 174 (11.53%) Windows

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 67 (4.44%) Node.js
2 48 (3.18%) IIS
3 41 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 36 (2.39%) Apache Solr
4 36 (2.39%) WordPress
5 27 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 24 (1.59%) CMS
6 24 (1.59%) Apache
7 22 (1.46%) Joomla!
8 18 (1.19%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.93%) NServiceBus
11 12 (0.80%) Jetty
12 11 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
12 11 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.66%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.60%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.46%) LiveLink
Applications
1 138 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.066%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.20%) Magento
2 3 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.066%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.66%) GitHub
3 17 (1.13%) SaaS
4 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.53%) Force.com
6 5 (0.33%) PaaS
7 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.066%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.72%) HTTP
2 30 (1.99%) Internet
3 28 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.06%) SSH
5 12 (0.80%) Intranet
6 8 (0.53%) SSL
7 7 (0.46%) Extranet
8 5 (0.33%) Broadband
9 3 (0.20%) FTP
9 3 (0.20%) VPN
9 3 (0.20%) AMQP
9 3 (0.20%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.13%) RTP
11 1 (0.066%) GSM
11 1 (0.066%) PBX
11 1 (0.066%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 226 (14.98%) Big Data
3 154 (10.21%) Hadoop
4 138 (9.15%) MySQL
5 103 (6.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 81 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (3.78%) MongoDB
7 57 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 55 (3.64%) NoSQL
9 50 (3.31%) Relational Database
10 47 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 44 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.99%) Redis
16 14 (0.93%) MarkLogic
16 14 (0.93%) OLAP
17 12 (0.80%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 102 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 97 (6.43%) Visual Studio
3 81 (5.37%) Subversion
4 78 (5.17%) NUnit
5 56 (3.71%) Selenium
6 53 (3.51%) Maven
7 46 (3.05%) JUnit
7 46 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (2.72%) Jenkins
8 41 (2.72%) SpecFlow
9 37 (2.45%) Cucumber
10 32 (2.12%) Ant
11 28 (1.86%) FitNesse
12 18 (1.19%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.86%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (0.80%) JIRA
15 11 (0.73%) ReSharper
15 11 (0.73%) Gradle
15 11 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 476 (31.54%) Finance
2 162 (10.74%) Games
3 72 (4.77%) Publishing
4 65 (4.31%) Front Office
5 63 (4.17%) Banking
6 59 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 49 (3.25%) Marketing
8 47 (3.11%) Advertising
9 44 (2.92%) Retail
10 23 (1.52%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.39%) Back Office
13 10 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.46%) Law
15 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.33%) Electronics
17 4 (0.27%) Legal
17 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
18 2 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (34.39%) .NET
2 389 (25.78%) HTML
3 305 (20.21%) ASP.NET
4 223 (14.78%) CSS
5 208 (13.78%) HTML5
6 198 (13.12%) jQuery
7 195 (12.92%) XML
8 191 (12.66%) WCF
9 174 (11.53%) Web Services
10 135 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 128 (8.48%) .NET Framework
12 107 (7.09%) Spring
13 104 (6.89%) WPF
14 92 (6.10%) J2EE
15 83 (5.50%) REST
16 77 (5.10%) WinForms
17 71 (4.71%) AngularJS
18 70 (4.64%) RESTful
18 70 (4.64%) STL
19 68 (4.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 422 (27.97%) Computer Science
2 149 (9.87%) Mathematics
3 123 (8.15%) Hedge funds
4 98 (6.49%) Open Source
5 54 (3.58%) Derivative
6 46 (3.05%) Equities
7 45 (2.98%) Physics
8 36 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 35 (2.32%) Equity Derivative
9 35 (2.32%) Visualisation
10 34 (2.25%) Mobile App
11 33 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (2.12%) Fixed Income
13 31 (2.05%) BBC
14 29 (1.92%) N-Tier
15 27 (1.79%) Client/Server
16 22 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
17 20 (1.33%) Social Media
17 20 (1.33%) GIS
18 19 (1.26%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 249 (16.50%) Linux
2 200 (13.25%) UNIX
3 174 (11.53%) Windows
4 76 (5.04%) Android
5 55 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.53%) Solaris
7 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.066%) zOS
10 1 (0.066%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.066%) OS/400
10 1 (0.066%) AIX
10 1 (0.066%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (31.94%) OO
2 454 (30.09%) Software Engineering
3 329 (21.80%) TDD
4 287 (19.02%) MVC
5 277 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (15.51%) Scrum
7 187 (12.39%) Multithreading
8 129 (8.55%) BDD
9 125 (8.28%) OOP
10 113 (7.49%) Unit Testing
11 100 (6.63%) Low Latency
12 95 (6.30%) OOD
13 87 (5.77%) Web Development
14 82 (5.43%) E-Commerce
15 74 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
16 51 (3.38%) Content Management
16 51 (3.38%) SOA
17 50 (3.31%) Automated Testing
18 48 (3.18%) Pair Programming
19 42 (2.78%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 885 (58.65%) C#
2 709 (46.98%) Java
3 517 (34.26%) SQL
4 496 (32.87%) JavaScript
5 485 (32.14%) C++
6 191 (12.66%) Python
7 144 (9.54%) PHP
8 104 (6.89%) F#
9 102 (6.76%) Ruby
10 98 (6.49%) C
11 90 (5.96%) Scala
12 73 (4.84%) T-SQL
13 47 (3.11%) Perl
14 45 (2.98%) VB.NET
15 43 (2.85%) VB
16 39 (2.58%) Objective-C
17 38 (2.52%) Erlang
18 36 (2.39%) PL/SQL
19 31 (2.05%) VBA
20 22 (1.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 379 (25.12%) Degree
2 79 (5.24%) PhD
3 21 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.066%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.066%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.066%) MCP
8 1 (0.066%) MCSD
8 1 (0.066%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.58%) QA
2 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.066%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.27%) SpamAssassin
2 3 (0.20%) OpenSSH
3 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.46%) Puppet
3 18 (1.19%) logstash
4 9 (0.60%) YUM
5 1 (0.066%) SCCM
5 1 (0.066%) Nagios
5 1 (0.066%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.066%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.066%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 229 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 167 (11.07%) Oracle
3 114 (7.55%) Google
4 111 (7.36%) Facebook
5 31 (2.05%) JBoss
5 31 (2.05%) Panasonic
6 28 (1.86%) Zend
7 19 (1.26%) Twitter
8 18 (1.19%) Sybase
9 14 (0.93%) Telerik
10 13 (0.86%) Tableau
11 12 (0.80%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.73%) TIBCO
12 11 (0.73%) SAP
13 8 (0.53%) Adobe
13 8 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.46%) Open Text
14 7 (0.46%) Sencha
15 6 (0.40%) IBM
16 5 (0.33%) Bloomberg
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Energon Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oldbury Howard Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k dep. on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago