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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 222 220 192
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 556 616 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.35% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.44% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 499 578 658
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +6 121 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Kingston Upon Thames -5 16 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Teddington -2 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Chessington - 8 £23,750 -
Orpington 0 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Wimbledon - 7 £50,000 -
New Malden -8 5 £50,000 -
Hammersmith - 5 £37,500 -
Uxbridge -7 4 £72,000 +44.00%
Ealing +6 3 - - 1
Chiswick 0 2 £49,000 +50.76%
Twickenham 0 2 £55,000 -
Romford -2 2 £33,000 -22.35%
Harrow - 2 £50,000 -
Docklands, London -17 1 £30,000 -44.18%
Bromley - 1 £33,000 -
Westminster - 1 £38,695 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 629 (56.51%) C#
2 503 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
3 495 (44.47%) Java
4 452 (40.61%) .NET
5 380 (34.14%) SQL
6 354 (31.81%) JavaScript
7 331 (29.74%) Degree
8 319 (28.66%) SQL Server
9 288 (25.88%) C++
10 284 (25.52%) Finance
11 275 (24.71%) OO
12 269 (24.17%) TDD
13 256 (23.00%) ASP.NET
14 252 (22.64%) MVC
15 241 (21.65%) Software Engineering
16 236 (21.20%) Computer Science
17 234 (21.02%) HTML
18 181 (16.26%) CSS
19 177 (15.90%) Scrum
20 160 (14.38%) Web Services
21 157 (14.11%) Windows
22 147 (13.21%) Linux
23 141 (12.67%) Microsoft
24 139 (12.49%) XML
25 132 (11.86%) BDD
26 130 (11.68%) OOP
27 127 (11.41%) Oracle
28 120 (10.78%) WCF
29 114 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
30 98 (8.81%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 85 (7.64%) Node.js
2 31 (2.79%) IIS
3 25 (2.25%) Apache Solr
4 24 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.35%) Apache
7 15 (1.35%) NServiceBus
7 15 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
8 13 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.17%) JBoss
9 11 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.99%) CMS
10 10 (0.90%) WordPress
11 9 (0.81%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.54%) Joomla!
13 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.54%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 82 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.53%) MS Office
3 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.18%) MS Project
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.090%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.090%) Endur
4 1 (0.090%) Summit
4 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.090%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.16%) GitHub
2 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.17%) SaaS
4 5 (0.45%) PaaS
4 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.79%) Internet
2 17 (1.53%) HTTP
3 16 (1.44%) Intranet
4 13 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.72%) FTP
6 7 (0.63%) SNMP
7 6 (0.54%) Extranet
8 5 (0.45%) SSL
9 4 (0.36%) VPN
10 3 (0.27%) 802.15
10 3 (0.27%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.27%) Firewall
10 3 (0.27%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.18%) Wireless
11 2 (0.18%) SSH
11 2 (0.18%) HSPA
11 2 (0.18%) LTE
11 2 (0.18%) RTP
11 2 (0.18%) 3GPP
11 2 (0.18%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (28.66%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.74%) MySQL
3 53 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.13%) Big Data
5 41 (3.68%) NoSQL
6 39 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 32 (2.88%) Hadoop
8 32 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (2.52%) Oracle Database
11 23 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (1.53%) Redis
13 12 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.99%) OLAP
15 9 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 95 (8.54%) Visual Studio
2 93 (8.36%) Subversion
3 77 (6.92%) Git (software)
4 55 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (4.94%) NUnit
5 50 (4.49%) Selenium
6 44 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 39 (3.50%) Jenkins
8 34 (3.05%) Maven
9 29 (2.61%) JUnit
10 23 (2.07%) Hudson
11 19 (1.71%) SpecFlow
12 17 (1.53%) WebDriver
13 14 (1.26%) Ant
13 14 (1.26%) JIRA
13 14 (1.26%) Gradle
14 13 (1.17%) FitNesse
15 12 (1.08%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 9 (0.81%) Spock
General
1 284 (25.52%) Finance
2 86 (7.73%) Banking
3 42 (3.77%) Front Office
4 40 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.96%) Games
6 32 (2.88%) Marketing
7 26 (2.34%) Retail
8 19 (1.71%) Advertising
9 16 (1.44%) Law
10 15 (1.35%) Aerospace
10 15 (1.35%) Automotive
10 15 (1.35%) Publishing
11 13 (1.17%) Back Office
12 10 (0.90%) Legal
13 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.45%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.36%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (40.61%) .NET
2 256 (23.00%) ASP.NET
3 234 (21.02%) HTML
4 181 (16.26%) CSS
5 160 (14.38%) Web Services
6 139 (12.49%) XML
7 120 (10.78%) WCF
8 114 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 98 (8.81%) jQuery
10 96 (8.63%) Spring
11 94 (8.45%) REST
12 90 (8.09%) HTML5
13 87 (7.82%) .NET Framework
14 82 (7.37%) WPF
15 68 (6.11%) AngularJS
16 60 (5.39%) SOAP
17 54 (4.85%) Ajax
17 54 (4.85%) CSS3
18 53 (4.76%) RESTful
18 53 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 236 (21.20%) Computer Science
2 94 (8.45%) Open Source
3 82 (7.37%) Mathematics
4 65 (5.84%) Hedge funds
5 59 (5.30%) Physics
6 58 (5.21%) Algorithms
7 55 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (3.77%) User Experience
9 34 (3.05%) Mobile App
10 28 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (2.52%) Derivative
11 26 (2.34%) Visualisation
12 25 (2.25%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.89%) Equities
14 20 (1.80%) Client/Server
15 18 (1.62%) GIS
16 15 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 15 (1.35%) Social Media
17 14 (1.26%) Digital Media
17 14 (1.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 157 (14.11%) Windows
2 147 (13.21%) Linux
3 84 (7.55%) UNIX
4 59 (5.30%) Android
5 44 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.35%) Solaris
7 4 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.27%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.090%) zOS
10 1 (0.090%) OS/400
10 1 (0.090%) AIX
10 1 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (24.71%) OO
3 269 (24.17%) TDD
4 252 (22.64%) MVC
5 241 (21.65%) Software Engineering
6 177 (15.90%) Scrum
7 132 (11.86%) BDD
8 130 (11.68%) OOP
9 94 (8.45%) Multithreading
10 83 (7.46%) OOD
11 67 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (5.57%) Unit Testing
13 60 (5.39%) E-Commerce
14 57 (5.12%) Pair Programming
15 54 (4.85%) Web Development
16 43 (3.86%) Mentoring
17 40 (3.59%) Android Development
18 39 (3.50%) Analytics
19 34 (3.05%) UML
19 34 (3.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 629 (56.51%) C#
2 495 (44.47%) Java
3 380 (34.14%) SQL
4 354 (31.81%) JavaScript
5 288 (25.88%) C++
6 79 (7.10%) Python
7 74 (6.65%) C
8 66 (5.93%) PHP
9 59 (5.30%) Ruby
10 43 (3.86%) Scala
11 41 (3.68%) T-SQL
12 38 (3.41%) VB
12 38 (3.41%) Groovy
13 35 (3.14%) VB.NET
14 28 (2.52%) VBA
15 20 (1.80%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.80%) Perl
16 13 (1.17%) VB6
16 13 (1.17%) F#
16 13 (1.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 331 (29.74%) Degree
2 61 (5.48%) PhD
3 15 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.27%) HND
4 3 (0.27%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.18%) ISEB
5 2 (0.18%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.090%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.090%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.090%) CISSP
6 1 (0.090%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.090%) OCP
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.39%) QA
2 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.36%) Firmware
3 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.18%) Varnish
4 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (2.16%) logstash
2 22 (1.98%) Puppet
3 19 (1.71%) Graphite
4 9 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.45%) StatsD
5 5 (0.45%) Kibana
6 2 (0.18%) Opsview
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.090%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 141 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 127 (11.41%) Oracle
3 25 (2.25%) Google
4 17 (1.53%) Facebook
5 13 (1.17%) Twitter
6 12 (1.08%) Zend
6 12 (1.08%) Telerik
6 12 (1.08%) IBM
6 12 (1.08%) TIBCO
7 11 (0.99%) Sybase
7 11 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.72%) HP
9 7 (0.63%) Sencha
10 6 (0.54%) Sony
10 6 (0.54%) New Relic
11 5 (0.45%) Splunk
12 4 (0.36%) VMware
12 4 (0.36%) Atomikos
12 4 (0.36%) Toshiba
12 4 (0.36%) Bloomberg
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MOO.com
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Financial Services Tech Business
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 6 days ago