The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 206 181 222
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 690 698 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.43% 1.57% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.68% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 628 624 563
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44913 41478 48583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.45% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34642 42277
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -70 112 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Teddington -1 19 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Croydon +8 12 £55,000 -
Chiswick - 10 £30,000 -
Hounslow -11 8 £43,500 -3.33%
Docklands, London +2 6 £60,000 -35.13%
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Clapham - 6 £45,000 -
Hackney - 5 £47,500 -
New Malden - 5 £50,000 -
Chessington - 5 £47,500 -
Hammersmith -2 4 £55,000 -
Bromley - 4 £25,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -16 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Southwark - 3 £47,500 -
Ealing 0 2 £50,000 +2.04%
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 -
Romford 0 1 £21,000 +5.00%
Harrow -7 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -
Mitcham - 1 £36,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £72,500 -
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 987 (60.37%) C#
2 769 (47.03%) Java
3 560 (34.25%) C++
4 556 (34.01%) SQL
5 549 (33.58%) .NET
6 539 (32.97%) Finance
7 525 (32.11%) OO
8 504 (30.83%) JavaScript
9 501 (30.64%) Software Engineering
10 471 (28.81%) Computer Science
11 423 (25.87%) Degree
12 419 (25.63%) HTML
13 386 (23.61%) SQL Server
14 331 (20.24%) TDD
15 329 (20.12%) ASP.NET
16 287 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
17 286 (17.49%) MVC
18 265 (16.21%) Linux
19 260 (15.90%) Microsoft
20 256 (15.66%) Scrum
21 251 (15.35%) Big Data
22 238 (14.56%) CSS
23 225 (13.76%) Python
23 225 (13.76%) HTML5
24 208 (12.72%) WCF
25 207 (12.66%) UNIX
26 206 (12.60%) jQuery
27 199 (12.17%) Windows
27 199 (12.17%) XML
28 195 (11.93%) Multithreading

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 60 (3.67%) Node.js
2 49 (3.00%) IIS
3 43 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 37 (2.26%) Apache Solr
5 36 (2.20%) WordPress
6 33 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 29 (1.77%) Apache
8 25 (1.53%) CMS
9 20 (1.22%) Joomla!
10 17 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.73%) Jetty
12 12 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 12 (0.73%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.55%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.43%) Confluence
16 7 (0.43%) MTS
Applications
1 163 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.43%) MS Office
3 6 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.12%) MS Project
4 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.061%) InDesign
5 1 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) Magento
3 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.18%) Front Arena
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.061%) Endur
5 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.41%) SaaS
3 17 (1.04%) GitHub
4 16 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.49%) Force.com
7 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.24%) PaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.061%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.39%) HTTP
2 38 (2.32%) Internet
3 33 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.98%) SSH
5 9 (0.55%) SSL
5 9 (0.55%) Intranet
6 5 (0.31%) Broadband
6 5 (0.31%) Extranet
7 3 (0.18%) AMQP
7 3 (0.18%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.18%) FTP
7 3 (0.18%) SMS
7 3 (0.18%) VPN
8 2 (0.12%) RTP
9 1 (0.061%) VoIP
9 1 (0.061%) GSM
9 1 (0.061%) PBX
9 1 (0.061%) Wireless
9 1 (0.061%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 251 (15.35%) Big Data
3 166 (10.15%) Hadoop
4 150 (9.17%) MySQL
5 120 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 81 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 58 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 55 (3.36%) Relational Database
9 54 (3.30%) NoSQL
10 52 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 46 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 42 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 22 (1.35%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (0.86%) MarkLogic
18 13 (0.80%) Redis
19 12 (0.73%) Data Mining
19 12 (0.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 101 (6.18%) Visual Studio
2 94 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 84 (5.14%) NUnit
4 67 (4.10%) Subversion
5 58 (3.55%) Selenium
6 55 (3.36%) Maven
7 49 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (2.94%) JUnit
9 44 (2.69%) SpecFlow
10 36 (2.20%) FitNesse
11 33 (2.02%) Jenkins
12 32 (1.96%) Ant
13 29 (1.77%) Cucumber
14 23 (1.41%) WebDriver
15 17 (1.04%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.80%) PhoneGap
16 13 (0.80%) JIRA
16 13 (0.80%) ReSharper
17 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 11 (0.67%) VisualVM
General
1 539 (32.97%) Finance
2 176 (10.76%) Games
3 81 (4.95%) Publishing
4 73 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 64 (3.91%) Front Office
6 60 (3.67%) Retail
7 58 (3.55%) Banking
8 48 (2.94%) Advertising
9 42 (2.57%) Marketing
10 30 (1.83%) Back Office
11 25 (1.53%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.28%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.61%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.43%) Law
14 7 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.37%) Electronics
16 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.12%) Legal
17 2 (0.12%) Military
18 1 (0.061%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (33.58%) .NET
2 419 (25.63%) HTML
3 329 (20.12%) ASP.NET
4 238 (14.56%) CSS
5 225 (13.76%) HTML5
6 208 (12.72%) WCF
7 206 (12.60%) jQuery
8 199 (12.17%) XML
9 190 (11.62%) Web Services
10 141 (8.62%) .NET Framework
11 140 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 116 (7.09%) WPF
13 109 (6.67%) Spring
14 97 (5.93%) J2EE
14 97 (5.93%) WinForms
15 81 (4.95%) STL
16 75 (4.59%) RESTful
17 74 (4.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 69 (4.22%) REST
19 68 (4.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 471 (28.81%) Computer Science
2 161 (9.85%) Mathematics
3 150 (9.17%) Hedge funds
4 103 (6.30%) Open Source
5 56 (3.43%) Derivative
6 50 (3.06%) Equities
7 48 (2.94%) Physics
8 38 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (2.14%) Visualisation
10 34 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 34 (2.08%) N-Tier
11 33 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 33 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 33 (2.02%) BBC
12 31 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
13 27 (1.65%) Fixed Income
14 25 (1.53%) Blog
15 22 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
15 22 (1.35%) Social Media
16 20 (1.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 265 (16.21%) Linux
2 207 (12.66%) UNIX
3 199 (12.17%) Windows
4 77 (4.71%) Android
5 61 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.43%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.061%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.061%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (32.11%) OO
2 501 (30.64%) Software Engineering
3 331 (20.24%) TDD
4 287 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
5 286 (17.49%) MVC
6 256 (15.66%) Scrum
7 195 (11.93%) Multithreading
8 131 (8.01%) OOP
9 127 (7.77%) BDD
10 117 (7.16%) Low Latency
10 117 (7.16%) Unit Testing
11 108 (6.61%) E-Commerce
11 108 (6.61%) OOD
12 89 (5.44%) Web Development
13 80 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (3.67%) SOA
15 55 (3.36%) Automated Testing
16 54 (3.30%) Workflow
17 52 (3.18%) Content Management
18 43 (2.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 987 (60.37%) C#
2 769 (47.03%) Java
3 560 (34.25%) C++
4 556 (34.01%) SQL
5 504 (30.83%) JavaScript
6 225 (13.76%) Python
7 161 (9.85%) PHP
8 145 (8.87%) F#
9 112 (6.85%) Scala
10 111 (6.79%) C
11 108 (6.61%) Ruby
12 71 (4.34%) T-SQL
13 60 (3.67%) Perl
14 58 (3.55%) Erlang
15 54 (3.30%) VB.NET
16 38 (2.32%) VB
16 38 (2.32%) Objective-C
17 36 (2.20%) PL/SQL
18 34 (2.08%) VBA
19 26 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 423 (25.87%) Degree
2 82 (5.02%) PhD
3 25 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.18%) ISEB
7 2 (0.12%) MCP
7 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.061%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.061%) MCSD
8 1 (0.061%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.061%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.16%) QA
2 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.061%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
2 3 (0.18%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 52 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.86%) Puppet
3 10 (0.61%) logstash
4 9 (0.55%) YUM
5 1 (0.061%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.061%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.061%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.061%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.061%) Nagios
5 1 (0.061%) SCCM
Vendors
1 260 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 178 (10.89%) Oracle
3 126 (7.71%) Google
4 122 (7.46%) Facebook
5 37 (2.26%) JBoss
6 33 (2.02%) Panasonic
7 30 (1.83%) Zend
8 20 (1.22%) Sybase
9 14 (0.86%) Telerik
10 13 (0.80%) Tableau
10 13 (0.80%) Xamarin
11 12 (0.73%) SAP
12 11 (0.67%) Twitter
12 11 (0.67%) Adobe
12 11 (0.67%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.43%) Open Text
15 6 (0.37%) Bloomberg
16 5 (0.31%) Sitecore
16 5 (0.31%) DevExpress
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Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + be - trips, food +
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Salary: £40000.00 per annum
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
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