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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 214 170 197
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 629 930 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.44% 1.85% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.97% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 540 824 579
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £60,000
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
40926 47115 41254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34602 39460 34719
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 £32,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(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 +89 151 £50,000 - 22
Ealing -4 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Twickenham -5 9 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 9 £32,500 - 1
West Drayton - 8 £55,000 -
Croydon -10 5 £34,500 -29.59% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £37,500 -28.57%
Hounslow +4 3 £60,000 +37.93%
Mayfair +1 3 £40,000 -50.00%
Romford 0 2 £37,500 +78.57%
Canary Wharf - 2 £37,500 -
Brentford - 2 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £50,000 -
Chiswick +1 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Paddington - 1 £45,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £27,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 618 (50.91%) C#
2 568 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 545 (44.89%) Java
4 492 (40.53%) .NET
5 480 (39.54%) SQL
6 400 (32.95%) JavaScript
7 399 (32.87%) Degree
8 351 (28.91%) C++
9 343 (28.25%) SQL Server
10 330 (27.18%) OO
11 319 (26.28%) HTML
12 312 (25.70%) MVC
13 305 (25.12%) TDD
14 286 (23.56%) Computer Science
15 279 (22.98%) Finance
16 271 (22.32%) ASP.NET
17 251 (20.68%) Software Engineering
18 237 (19.52%) CSS
19 219 (18.04%) Linux
20 206 (16.97%) Scrum
21 198 (16.31%) Windows
22 180 (14.83%) XML
23 169 (13.92%) Python
24 167 (13.76%) jQuery
25 159 (13.10%) OOP
26 149 (12.27%) Web Services
27 148 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
28 147 (12.11%) Microsoft
29 144 (11.86%) Spring
30 138 (11.37%) BDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 49 (4.04%) Node.js
2 43 (3.54%) IIS
3 27 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.57%) CMS
5 18 (1.48%) Apache
6 12 (0.99%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.91%) JBoss
8 7 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.58%) NServiceBus
8 7 (0.58%) Confluence
9 6 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.41%) Tornado
10 5 (0.41%) nginx
11 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.33%) WordPress
12 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 89 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.74%) MS Office
3 8 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.082%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (0.74%) Sophis RISQUE
2 8 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.16%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.082%) HFM
4 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.082%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.082%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.91%) GitHub
4 9 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.49%) Google App Engine
5 6 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.33%) SaaS
6 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.082%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.082%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.21%) HTTP
2 38 (3.13%) Internet
3 22 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.82%) FTP
5 7 (0.58%) SSL
6 6 (0.49%) WebEx
7 5 (0.41%) Broadband
8 4 (0.33%) OpenVPN
8 4 (0.33%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.33%) Firewall
8 4 (0.33%) 802.15
8 4 (0.33%) VPN
8 4 (0.33%) SNMP
9 3 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.25%) LDAP
9 3 (0.25%) Intranet
9 3 (0.25%) Wireless
10 2 (0.16%) Multicast
10 2 (0.16%) Network Security
11 1 (0.082%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (28.25%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 87 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 83 (6.84%) MongoDB
6 73 (6.01%) MySQL
7 71 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 58 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 57 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (4.28%) RDBMS
11 46 (3.79%) Redis
12 44 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 36 (2.97%) Big Data
14 30 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (2.06%) MarkLogic
16 24 (1.98%) Hadoop
17 16 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (1.07%) Oracle Database
19 10 (0.82%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 124 (10.21%) Visual Studio
2 69 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 60 (4.94%) Maven
4 53 (4.37%) Subversion
5 52 (4.28%) Jenkins
6 50 (4.12%) Selenium
7 49 (4.04%) NUnit
8 46 (3.79%) JUnit
9 43 (3.54%) Cucumber
10 34 (2.80%) WebDriver
11 27 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (1.98%) JIRA
13 22 (1.81%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.57%) Spock
15 18 (1.48%) Hudson
16 17 (1.40%) Ant
16 17 (1.40%) FitNesse
16 17 (1.40%) SpecFlow
17 15 (1.24%) TestNG
17 15 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 279 (22.98%) Finance
2 60 (4.94%) Banking
3 48 (3.95%) Retail
4 46 (3.79%) Automotive
5 44 (3.62%) Games
6 43 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 43 (3.54%) Marketing
7 41 (3.38%) Aerospace
8 39 (3.21%) Front Office
9 34 (2.80%) Advertising
9 34 (2.80%) Publishing
10 22 (1.81%) Back Office
11 19 (1.57%) Investment Banking
12 15 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.91%) Legal
14 10 (0.82%) Law
15 9 (0.74%) Online Betting
16 7 (0.58%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.49%) Electronics
18 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (40.53%) .NET
2 319 (26.28%) HTML
3 271 (22.32%) ASP.NET
4 237 (19.52%) CSS
5 180 (14.83%) XML
6 167 (13.76%) jQuery
7 149 (12.27%) Web Services
8 148 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (11.86%) Spring
10 134 (11.04%) HTML5
11 125 (10.30%) WCF
12 100 (8.24%) .NET Framework
13 77 (6.34%) Hibernate
14 76 (6.26%) REST
15 73 (6.01%) J2EE
15 73 (6.01%) AngularJS
16 72 (5.93%) Ajax
17 71 (5.85%) WPF
18 66 (5.44%) JSON
19 64 (5.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 286 (23.56%) Computer Science
2 103 (8.48%) Mathematics
3 93 (7.66%) Algorithms
4 89 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (6.92%) Physics
6 61 (5.02%) Mobile App
7 56 (4.61%) Data Structures
8 42 (3.46%) Hedge funds
9 38 (3.13%) Visualisation
10 36 (2.97%) Derivative
11 34 (2.80%) Digital Media
12 28 (2.31%) Client/Server
13 27 (2.22%) User Experience
14 23 (1.89%) Smartphone
15 20 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (1.48%) Equities
17 17 (1.40%) N-Tier
17 17 (1.40%) Fixed Income
18 15 (1.24%) Social Media
19 14 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 219 (18.04%) Linux
2 198 (16.31%) Windows
3 103 (8.48%) UNIX
4 50 (4.12%) Android
5 46 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.99%) Solaris
8 10 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.58%) VMS
11 5 (0.41%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.25%) AIX
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.25%) Tizen
12 3 (0.25%) OpenWrt
13 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.082%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.082%) Debian
14 1 (0.082%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (27.18%) OO
3 312 (25.70%) MVC
4 305 (25.12%) TDD
5 251 (20.68%) Software Engineering
6 206 (16.97%) Scrum
7 159 (13.10%) OOP
8 138 (11.37%) BDD
9 129 (10.63%) Open Source
10 126 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
11 109 (8.98%) E-Commerce
12 94 (7.74%) SDLC
13 85 (7.00%) Multithreading
14 79 (6.51%) OOD
15 68 (5.60%) Analytics
16 64 (5.27%) Pair Programming
17 63 (5.19%) Web Development
18 56 (4.61%) Unit Testing
19 50 (4.12%) Mentoring
20 45 (3.71%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 618 (50.91%) C#
2 545 (44.89%) Java
3 480 (39.54%) SQL
4 400 (32.95%) JavaScript
5 351 (28.91%) C++
6 169 (13.92%) Python
7 104 (8.57%) PHP
8 77 (6.34%) C
9 75 (6.18%) Groovy
10 64 (5.27%) Ruby
11 57 (4.70%) T-SQL
12 53 (4.37%) Scala
13 48 (3.95%) Perl
14 43 (3.54%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.39%) Go
16 26 (2.14%) PL/SQL
17 25 (2.06%) VBA
18 23 (1.89%) VB
19 21 (1.73%) Objective-C
20 17 (1.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 399 (32.87%) Degree
2 30 (2.47%) PhD
3 25 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.82%) ISEB
5 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.66%) MCSD
7 7 (0.58%) HND
7 7 (0.58%) MCAD
8 5 (0.41%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.16%) MCP
11 1 (0.082%) CISSP
11 1 (0.082%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (10.71%) QA
2 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (0.82%) Firmware
2 8 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.41%) Docker
5 2 (0.16%) Varnish
5 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.66%) Puppet
2 5 (0.41%) OPNET
2 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.33%) Control-M
4 1 (0.082%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.082%) logstash
4 1 (0.082%) StatsD
4 1 (0.082%) Ansible
4 1 (0.082%) Kibana
4 1 (0.082%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 147 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.88%) Oracle
3 40 (3.29%) Sybase
4 26 (2.14%) Google
5 9 (0.74%) IBM
5 9 (0.74%) Facebook
6 8 (0.66%) Tableau
6 8 (0.66%) Cisco
7 7 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.58%) VMware
8 6 (0.49%) Adobe
9 5 (0.41%) Reuters
9 5 (0.41%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.41%) Informatica
9 5 (0.41%) Twitter
10 4 (0.33%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.33%) Assembla
10 4 (0.33%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.33%) Endeca
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