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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 196 182 227
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 726 679 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.54% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.64% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 658 603 550
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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
44463 41317 49029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.44% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37382 34631 42706
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 £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 22 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 22 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 -84 102 £50,000 - 27
Teddington +2 17 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Croydon - 14 £55,000 -
Chiswick - 9 £30,000 -
Hounslow -9 8 £43,500 -3.33%
Clapham - 6 £45,000 -
Docklands, London +1 5 £60,000 -35.13%
Chessington - 5 £47,500 -
Hackney - 5 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -12 4 £52,500 +31.25%
Bromley - 4 £31,250 -
Wimbledon - 4 £50,000 -
Hammersmith -1 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Southwark - 3 £47,500 -
New Malden - 3 £50,000 -
Ealing +1 2 £50,000 +2.04%
Orpington - 2 £40,000 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 -
Romford -2 1 £21,000 +5.00%
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -
Mitcham - 1 £36,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 1005 (60.84%) C#
2 763 (46.19%) Java
3 568 (34.38%) C++
3 568 (34.38%) SQL
4 563 (34.08%) .NET
5 558 (33.78%) Finance
6 525 (31.78%) OO
7 496 (30.02%) JavaScript
7 496 (30.02%) Software Engineering
8 475 (28.75%) Computer Science
9 423 (25.61%) Degree
9 423 (25.61%) HTML
10 383 (23.18%) SQL Server
11 340 (20.58%) ASP.NET
12 320 (19.37%) TDD
13 292 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
14 284 (17.19%) MVC
15 265 (16.04%) Microsoft
16 263 (15.92%) Linux
17 254 (15.38%) Scrum
18 249 (15.07%) Big Data
19 238 (14.41%) CSS
20 227 (13.74%) Python
21 224 (13.56%) HTML5
22 210 (12.71%) jQuery
23 208 (12.59%) WCF
23 208 (12.59%) UNIX
24 207 (12.53%) Windows
25 200 (12.11%) XML
26 195 (11.80%) Multithreading

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 55 (3.33%) Node.js
2 48 (2.91%) IIS
3 43 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 37 (2.24%) Apache Solr
5 35 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 35 (2.12%) WordPress
6 29 (1.76%) Apache
7 28 (1.69%) CMS
8 19 (1.15%) Joomla!
9 17 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.73%) NServiceBus
10 12 (0.73%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.67%) Jetty
11 11 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.54%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.42%) LiveLink
13 7 (0.42%) MTS
13 7 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 167 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.42%) MS Office
3 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.061%) InDesign
5 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.30%) Magento
3 4 (0.24%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.12%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.061%) Endur
6 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.51%) SaaS
3 15 (0.91%) GitHub
4 14 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.48%) Force.com
7 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.061%) Heroku
9 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.36%) HTTP
2 38 (2.30%) Internet
3 33 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.97%) SSH
5 9 (0.54%) Intranet
5 9 (0.54%) SSL
6 5 (0.30%) Extranet
6 5 (0.30%) Broadband
7 3 (0.18%) FTP
7 3 (0.18%) SMS
7 3 (0.18%) VPN
7 3 (0.18%) AMQP
7 3 (0.18%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.12%) RTP
9 1 (0.061%) Wireless
9 1 (0.061%) DAB
9 1 (0.061%) VoIP
9 1 (0.061%) GSM
9 1 (0.061%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 249 (15.07%) Big Data
3 163 (9.87%) Hadoop
4 148 (8.96%) MySQL
5 120 (7.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 82 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 54 (3.27%) Relational Database
9 51 (3.09%) NoSQL
9 51 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 40 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 23 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (0.85%) MarkLogic
16 13 (0.79%) Redis
17 12 (0.73%) CouchDB
17 12 (0.73%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 100 (6.05%) Visual Studio
2 93 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 81 (4.90%) NUnit
4 62 (3.75%) Subversion
5 59 (3.57%) Selenium
6 54 (3.27%) Maven
7 47 (2.85%) JUnit
7 47 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (2.66%) SpecFlow
9 38 (2.30%) FitNesse
10 31 (1.88%) Ant
11 30 (1.82%) Jenkins
12 25 (1.51%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.39%) WebDriver
14 15 (0.91%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.79%) ReSharper
15 13 (0.79%) PhoneGap
16 11 (0.67%) JIRA
17 10 (0.61%) VisualVM
17 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 558 (33.78%) Finance
2 177 (10.71%) Games
3 80 (4.84%) Publishing
4 75 (4.54%) Telecoms
5 64 (3.87%) Front Office
6 63 (3.81%) Retail
7 61 (3.69%) Banking
8 48 (2.91%) Advertising
9 42 (2.54%) Marketing
10 31 (1.88%) Back Office
11 29 (1.76%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.33%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.61%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.42%) Law
14 7 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.36%) Electronics
16 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.12%) Legal
17 2 (0.12%) Military
18 1 (0.061%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (34.08%) .NET
2 423 (25.61%) HTML
3 340 (20.58%) ASP.NET
4 238 (14.41%) CSS
5 224 (13.56%) HTML5
6 210 (12.71%) jQuery
7 208 (12.59%) WCF
8 200 (12.11%) XML
9 189 (11.44%) Web Services
10 142 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 140 (8.47%) .NET Framework
12 119 (7.20%) WPF
13 106 (6.42%) Spring
14 102 (6.17%) WinForms
15 96 (5.81%) J2EE
16 82 (4.96%) STL
17 74 (4.48%) RESTful
17 74 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 66 (4.00%) SOAP
19 64 (3.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 475 (28.75%) Computer Science
2 163 (9.87%) Mathematics
3 157 (9.50%) Hedge funds
4 100 (6.05%) Open Source
5 56 (3.39%) Derivative
6 51 (3.09%) Physics
7 50 (3.03%) Equities
8 36 (2.18%) Mobile App
8 36 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 35 (2.12%) Visualisation
10 34 (2.06%) N-Tier
11 33 (2.00%) Client/Server
11 33 (2.00%) BBC
12 29 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
12 29 (1.76%) Blog
13 26 (1.57%) Fixed Income
14 23 (1.39%) Social Media
15 21 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
16 18 (1.09%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 263 (15.92%) Linux
2 208 (12.59%) UNIX
3 207 (12.53%) Windows
4 77 (4.66%) Android
5 63 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.42%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.24%) Solaris
9 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.061%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.061%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (31.78%) OO
2 496 (30.02%) Software Engineering
3 320 (19.37%) TDD
4 292 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
5 284 (17.19%) MVC
6 254 (15.38%) Scrum
7 195 (11.80%) Multithreading
8 127 (7.69%) OOP
9 124 (7.51%) Low Latency
10 122 (7.38%) BDD
11 113 (6.84%) Unit Testing
11 113 (6.84%) E-Commerce
12 107 (6.48%) OOD
13 88 (5.33%) Web Development
14 79 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (3.75%) SOA
16 54 (3.27%) Workflow
16 54 (3.27%) Automated Testing
17 51 (3.09%) Content Management
18 45 (2.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1005 (60.84%) C#
2 763 (46.19%) Java
3 568 (34.38%) C++
3 568 (34.38%) SQL
4 496 (30.02%) JavaScript
5 227 (13.74%) Python
6 164 (9.93%) PHP
7 151 (9.14%) F#
8 115 (6.96%) Scala
9 113 (6.84%) C
10 106 (6.42%) Ruby
11 71 (4.30%) T-SQL
12 61 (3.69%) Perl
12 61 (3.69%) Erlang
13 56 (3.39%) VB.NET
14 38 (2.30%) Objective-C
15 37 (2.24%) PL/SQL
16 36 (2.18%) VB
17 35 (2.12%) VBA
18 28 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 423 (25.61%) Degree
2 81 (4.90%) PhD
3 27 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.18%) ISEB
7 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.12%) MCP
8 1 (0.061%) MCSD
8 1 (0.061%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.061%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.12%) 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 51 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.79%) Puppet
3 9 (0.54%) YUM
4 8 (0.48%) logstash
5 1 (0.061%) Nagios
5 1 (0.061%) SCCM
5 1 (0.061%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.061%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.061%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.061%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 265 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 179 (10.84%) Oracle
3 127 (7.69%) Google
4 123 (7.45%) Facebook
5 36 (2.18%) JBoss
6 33 (2.00%) Panasonic
7 28 (1.69%) Zend
8 21 (1.27%) Sybase
9 13 (0.79%) Telerik
9 13 (0.79%) Xamarin
9 13 (0.79%) Tableau
10 12 (0.73%) SAP
11 11 (0.67%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.61%) Twitter
12 10 (0.61%) Adobe
13 8 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.42%) Open Text
15 6 (0.36%) DevExpress
15 6 (0.36%) Bloomberg
16 5 (0.30%) SunGard
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Corriculo
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Life Cover
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £100k+ (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago