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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 222 166 183
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 604 922 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.35% 1.89% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.02% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 525 793 596
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
41776 45685 42411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.57% 93.84% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35245 37709 35803
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 +35 147 £50,000 -2.43% 22
Ealing 0 10 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +4 8 £41,250 -21.42%
Uxbridge - 8 £42,500 -
West Drayton - 7 £55,000 - 1
Twickenham +3 6 £45,000 -
Teddington +2 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Mayfair -6 3 £40,000 -50.00%
Hounslow +8 2 £45,000 +3.44%
Canary Wharf +5 2 £37,500 -58.33%
Enfield -4 2 £50,000 +13.63%
Croydon -16 2 £54,000 +13.68% 1
Romford - 2 £37,500 -
Sidcup - 2 £43,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £52,500 -
Chiswick +2 1 £40,000 +23.07%
New Malden - 1 £47,500 -
Feltham - 1 £60,000 -
Paddington - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 619 (52.37%) C#
2 555 (46.95%) Java
3 548 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
4 453 (38.32%) .NET
5 417 (35.28%) SQL
6 384 (32.49%) JavaScript
7 381 (32.23%) Degree
8 355 (30.03%) C++
9 320 (27.07%) OO
10 312 (26.40%) SQL Server
11 303 (25.63%) MVC
12 292 (24.70%) HTML
13 283 (23.94%) TDD
14 281 (23.77%) Finance
15 255 (21.57%) Computer Science
16 253 (21.40%) ASP.NET
17 235 (19.88%) Software Engineering
18 221 (18.70%) CSS
19 207 (17.51%) Scrum
20 204 (17.26%) Linux
21 189 (15.99%) Windows
22 165 (13.96%) XML
23 153 (12.94%) OOP
24 148 (12.52%) Python
25 144 (12.18%) Web Services
26 139 (11.76%) jQuery
26 139 (11.76%) Spring
26 139 (11.76%) BDD
27 138 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
28 133 (11.25%) Microsoft

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 57 (4.82%) Node.js
2 39 (3.30%) IIS
3 28 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.61%) Apache
5 17 (1.44%) CMS
6 14 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.93%) NServiceBus
9 7 (0.59%) Confluence
10 6 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.51%) JBoss
10 6 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.42%) nginx
12 4 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.34%) Tornado
12 4 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 76 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.34%) MS Office
4 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.51%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Bond Adapt
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.085%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.85%) GitHub
5 4 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.25%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.085%) IaaS
8 1 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.085%) PaaS
8 1 (0.085%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.085%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.30%) Internet
2 32 (2.71%) HTTP
3 19 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.93%) FTP
5 7 (0.59%) SNMP
6 6 (0.51%) SSL
6 6 (0.51%) WebEx
7 5 (0.42%) VPN
8 4 (0.34%) 802.15
8 4 (0.34%) Firewall
8 4 (0.34%) Broadband
8 4 (0.34%) OpenVPN
8 4 (0.34%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.17%) Network Security
9 2 (0.17%) Intranet
9 2 (0.17%) LDAP
9 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.085%) SAN
10 1 (0.085%) Wireless
10 1 (0.085%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 85 (7.19%) Relational Database
3 78 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 77 (6.51%) NoSQL
5 71 (6.01%) MongoDB
6 70 (5.92%) MySQL
7 54 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (4.40%) RDBMS
9 47 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (3.47%) Redis
12 37 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 31 (2.62%) Big Data
14 27 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 26 (2.20%) Hadoop
16 23 (1.95%) MarkLogic
17 12 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.93%) Event Store
19 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 108 (9.14%) Visual Studio
2 59 (4.99%) NUnit
2 59 (4.99%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.57%) Subversion
4 53 (4.48%) Maven
5 43 (3.64%) Selenium
6 41 (3.47%) Jenkins
7 37 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 36 (3.05%) Cucumber
9 35 (2.96%) JUnit
10 26 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (1.95%) Spock
12 22 (1.86%) Hudson
13 21 (1.78%) SpecFlow
14 20 (1.69%) FitNesse
14 20 (1.69%) JIRA
15 19 (1.61%) Ant
16 18 (1.52%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 12 (1.02%) TestNG
General
1 281 (23.77%) Finance
2 74 (6.26%) Banking
3 49 (4.15%) Retail
4 45 (3.81%) Marketing
5 43 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.64%) Automotive
6 42 (3.55%) Games
7 39 (3.30%) Aerospace
8 38 (3.21%) Front Office
9 36 (3.05%) Advertising
10 33 (2.79%) Publishing
11 25 (2.12%) Investment Banking
12 21 (1.78%) Back Office
13 15 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.93%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.76%) Legal
15 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.59%) Law
17 5 (0.42%) Electronics
18 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (38.32%) .NET
2 292 (24.70%) HTML
3 253 (21.40%) ASP.NET
4 221 (18.70%) CSS
5 165 (13.96%) XML
6 144 (12.18%) Web Services
7 139 (11.76%) Spring
7 139 (11.76%) jQuery
8 138 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 130 (11.00%) HTML5
10 123 (10.41%) WCF
11 90 (7.61%) .NET Framework
12 80 (6.77%) WPF
13 76 (6.43%) AngularJS
14 71 (6.01%) REST
15 70 (5.92%) Ajax
15 70 (5.92%) J2EE
16 64 (5.41%) Hibernate
17 62 (5.25%) SOAP
17 62 (5.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 255 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 128 (10.83%) Open Source
3 104 (8.80%) Mathematics
4 89 (7.53%) Physics
5 84 (7.11%) Algorithms
6 74 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (5.25%) Mobile App
8 48 (4.06%) Data Structures
9 45 (3.81%) Hedge funds
10 40 (3.38%) Visualisation
11 36 (3.05%) Derivative
12 35 (2.96%) Digital Media
13 32 (2.71%) Client/Server
14 22 (1.86%) User Experience
15 20 (1.69%) Smartphone
16 19 (1.61%) N-Tier
16 19 (1.61%) Fixed Income
17 18 (1.52%) Social Media
18 17 (1.44%) Blog
19 16 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 204 (17.26%) Linux
2 189 (15.99%) Windows
3 95 (8.04%) UNIX
4 49 (4.15%) Android
4 49 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.27%) Solaris
6 10 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.42%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.34%) VMS
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.25%) OpenWrt
12 2 (0.17%) AIX
13 1 (0.085%) Debian
13 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.085%) CentOS
13 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.085%) Tizen
13 1 (0.085%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (27.07%) OO
3 303 (25.63%) MVC
4 283 (23.94%) TDD
5 235 (19.88%) Software Engineering
6 207 (17.51%) Scrum
7 153 (12.94%) OOP
8 139 (11.76%) BDD
9 115 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
10 111 (9.39%) E-Commerce
11 87 (7.36%) Multithreading
12 79 (6.68%) OOD
13 74 (6.26%) Analytics
14 65 (5.50%) Pair Programming
15 62 (5.25%) Web Development
16 53 (4.48%) Mentoring
17 49 (4.15%) Unit Testing
18 45 (3.81%) Software Architecture
19 42 (3.55%) Low Latency
20 35 (2.96%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 619 (52.37%) C#
2 555 (46.95%) Java
3 417 (35.28%) SQL
4 384 (32.49%) JavaScript
5 355 (30.03%) C++
6 148 (12.52%) Python
7 101 (8.54%) PHP
8 77 (6.51%) Groovy
9 76 (6.43%) C
10 62 (5.25%) Ruby
11 55 (4.65%) Scala
12 47 (3.98%) T-SQL
13 45 (3.81%) Perl
14 43 (3.64%) VB.NET
15 27 (2.28%) VBA
16 25 (2.12%) PL/SQL
16 25 (2.12%) Go
17 19 (1.61%) VB
17 19 (1.61%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 381 (32.23%) Degree
2 43 (3.64%) PhD
3 26 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.59%) ISEB
6 7 (0.59%) MCSD
7 6 (0.51%) MCAD
8 5 (0.42%) HND
9 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.25%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.085%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.085%) CISSP
11 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.085%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (10.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.85%) Firmware
2 7 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.42%) Docker
4 3 (0.25%) Varnish
5 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.51%) Puppet
1 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.34%) Control-M
2 4 (0.34%) OPNET
3 3 (0.25%) StatsD
3 3 (0.25%) logstash
3 3 (0.25%) Kibana
4 1 (0.085%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.085%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 133 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 115 (9.73%) Oracle
3 41 (3.47%) Sybase
4 30 (2.54%) Google
5 11 (0.93%) IBM
6 10 (0.85%) Facebook
7 8 (0.68%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.59%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.59%) VMware
8 7 (0.59%) Cisco
8 7 (0.59%) Tableau
9 6 (0.51%) Adobe
10 5 (0.42%) Informatica
10 5 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.42%) Twitter
11 4 (0.34%) Assembla
11 4 (0.34%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.34%) Atomikos
11 4 (0.34%) HP
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