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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 231 190 214
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 542 695 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.56% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.67% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 476 623 626
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -21 110 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Teddington -1 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wimbledon - 10 £50,000 -
New Malden -3 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Kingston Upon Thames -15 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Docklands, London +4 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Croydon -6 5 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Chiswick - 4 £30,000 -
Hammersmith - 4 £39,375 -
Uxbridge +9 3 £58,500 +17.00%
Hounslow -9 3 £72,500 +61.11%
Harrow -20 3 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Bromley - 3 £25,000 -
Ealing -1 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Twickenham - 2 £55,000 -
Isleworth - 2 £75,000 -
Westminster -4 1 £50,000 +4.16%
Orpington -5 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Clapham - 1 £45,000 -
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 23 September 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.

1 800 (56.94%) C#
2 638 (45.41%) Java
3 554 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
4 505 (35.94%) .NET
5 478 (34.02%) JavaScript
5 478 (34.02%) SQL
6 436 (31.03%) OO
7 434 (30.89%) C++
8 431 (30.68%) Finance
9 409 (29.11%) Software Engineering
10 382 (27.19%) Computer Science
11 349 (24.84%) HTML
12 348 (24.77%) SQL Server
13 343 (24.41%) Degree
14 310 (22.06%) TDD
15 288 (20.50%) ASP.NET
16 268 (19.07%) MVC
17 232 (16.51%) Linux
18 212 (15.09%) CSS
19 204 (14.52%) Scrum
20 201 (14.31%) Microsoft
21 187 (13.31%) Big Data
22 182 (12.95%) jQuery
23 178 (12.67%) UNIX
24 177 (12.60%) XML
25 175 (12.46%) Multithreading
25 175 (12.46%) HTML5
26 169 (12.03%) WCF
27 165 (11.74%) Web Services
28 155 (11.03%) Python

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 77 (5.48%) Node.js
2 40 (2.85%) IIS
3 39 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 37 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 32 (2.28%) WordPress
6 26 (1.85%) Apache
7 25 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 24 (1.71%) CMS
9 21 (1.49%) Joomla!
10 18 (1.28%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
11 15 (1.07%) NServiceBus
12 14 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.78%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.64%) Jetty
15 9 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.57%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.36%) LiveLink
Applications
1 119 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.21%) MS Office
3 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.14%) MS Project
4 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.071%) InDesign
5 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.21%) Magento
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.14%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.071%) Endur
4 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.071%) Summit
4 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.071%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.14%) GitHub
3 20 (1.42%) SaaS
4 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.36%) Force.com
6 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.36%) PaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.92%) HTTP
2 28 (1.99%) Internet
3 25 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.21%) Intranet
5 16 (1.14%) SSH
6 9 (0.64%) SSL
7 7 (0.50%) Extranet
8 5 (0.36%) Broadband
9 3 (0.21%) VPN
9 3 (0.21%) FTP
9 3 (0.21%) AMQP
9 3 (0.21%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.14%) RTP
10 2 (0.14%) GSM
11 1 (0.071%) PBX
11 1 (0.071%) SMS
11 1 (0.071%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.071%) UMTS
11 1 (0.071%) VoIP
11 1 (0.071%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 187 (13.31%) Big Data
3 128 (9.11%) MySQL
4 124 (8.83%) Hadoop
5 77 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 74 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 55 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 55 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 50 (3.56%) Relational Database
9 46 (3.27%) MongoDB
10 44 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (1.99%) Oracle Database
14 16 (1.14%) OLAP
15 15 (1.07%) Redis
16 13 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (0.71%) RDBMS
18 9 (0.64%) Cognos Impromptu
18 9 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 101 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 91 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 89 (6.33%) Subversion
4 70 (4.98%) NUnit
5 58 (4.13%) Selenium
6 53 (3.77%) Maven
7 47 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (3.20%) JUnit
9 42 (2.99%) Cucumber
9 42 (2.99%) Jenkins
10 32 (2.28%) SpecFlow
11 29 (2.06%) Ant
12 19 (1.35%) FitNesse
13 16 (1.14%) Hudson
14 13 (0.93%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.85%) WebDriver
15 12 (0.85%) Gradle
15 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 11 (0.78%) Jasmine
16 11 (0.78%) JBehave
General
1 431 (30.68%) Finance
2 135 (9.61%) Games
3 72 (5.12%) Banking
4 62 (4.41%) Front Office
5 58 (4.13%) Publishing
6 54 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 46 (3.27%) Marketing
8 43 (3.06%) Advertising
9 31 (2.21%) Retail
10 24 (1.71%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.93%) Back Office
13 10 (0.71%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.50%) Law
14 7 (0.50%) Legal
15 5 (0.36%) Electronics
16 4 (0.28%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.14%) Military
19 1 (0.071%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (35.94%) .NET
2 349 (24.84%) HTML
3 288 (20.50%) ASP.NET
4 212 (15.09%) CSS
5 182 (12.95%) jQuery
6 177 (12.60%) XML
7 175 (12.46%) HTML5
8 169 (12.03%) WCF
9 165 (11.74%) Web Services
10 124 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 118 (8.40%) .NET Framework
12 101 (7.19%) Spring
13 87 (6.19%) WPF
14 81 (5.77%) J2EE
14 81 (5.77%) REST
15 76 (5.41%) AngularJS
16 69 (4.91%) RESTful
17 65 (4.63%) SOAP
18 64 (4.56%) CSS3
19 63 (4.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 382 (27.19%) Computer Science
2 126 (8.97%) Mathematics
3 105 (7.47%) Hedge funds
4 86 (6.12%) Open Source
5 74 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (4.13%) User Experience
7 48 (3.42%) Derivative
8 45 (3.20%) Equities
9 44 (3.13%) Physics
10 34 (2.42%) Equity Derivative
10 34 (2.42%) Visualisation
11 33 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (1.99%) Fixed Income
14 26 (1.85%) Mobile App
15 24 (1.71%) Client/Server
16 23 (1.64%) N-Tier
16 23 (1.64%) BBC
17 19 (1.35%) GIS
17 19 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 232 (16.51%) Linux
2 178 (12.67%) UNIX
3 147 (10.46%) Windows
4 70 (4.98%) Android
5 49 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.64%) Solaris
7 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.071%) AIX
9 1 (0.071%) OS/400
9 1 (0.071%) zOS
9 1 (0.071%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (31.03%) OO
3 409 (29.11%) Software Engineering
4 310 (22.06%) TDD
5 268 (19.07%) MVC
6 204 (14.52%) Scrum
7 175 (12.46%) Multithreading
8 120 (8.54%) BDD
9 116 (8.26%) OOP
10 107 (7.62%) Unit Testing
11 88 (6.26%) OOD
11 88 (6.26%) Low Latency
12 85 (6.05%) Web Development
13 71 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (4.77%) E-Commerce
15 60 (4.27%) Mentoring
16 43 (3.06%) Pair Programming
16 43 (3.06%) Content Management
17 42 (2.99%) SOA
17 42 (2.99%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 800 (56.94%) C#
2 638 (45.41%) Java
3 478 (34.02%) JavaScript
3 478 (34.02%) SQL
4 434 (30.89%) C++
5 155 (11.03%) Python
6 123 (8.75%) PHP
7 97 (6.90%) C
8 86 (6.12%) Ruby
9 80 (5.69%) F#
10 74 (5.27%) Scala
11 65 (4.63%) T-SQL
12 49 (3.49%) VB
13 41 (2.92%) Perl
14 40 (2.85%) VB.NET
15 35 (2.49%) PL/SQL
16 33 (2.35%) Objective-C
17 31 (2.21%) Erlang
18 25 (1.78%) VBA
19 20 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 343 (24.41%) Degree
2 73 (5.20%) PhD
3 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.28%) ISEB
6 3 (0.21%) HND
7 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.071%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.071%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.071%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.071%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.13%) QA
2 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.071%) SLA
3 1 (0.071%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.28%) SpamAssassin
2 3 (0.21%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 39 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (1.71%) Puppet
3 20 (1.42%) logstash
4 8 (0.57%) YUM
5 1 (0.071%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.071%) Nagios
5 1 (0.071%) SCCM
5 1 (0.071%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.071%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 201 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 152 (10.82%) Oracle
3 89 (6.33%) Google
4 84 (5.98%) Facebook
5 27 (1.92%) Zend
5 27 (1.92%) JBoss
6 22 (1.57%) Panasonic
7 17 (1.21%) Twitter
7 17 (1.21%) Telerik
8 16 (1.14%) Sybase
9 13 (0.93%) Tableau
10 11 (0.78%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.71%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.57%) IBM
12 8 (0.57%) Adobe
13 7 (0.50%) SAP
13 7 (0.50%) Sencha
14 6 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.36%) Open Text
15 5 (0.36%) Sophos
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