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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 214 175 202
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 598 816 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.80% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.91% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 533 708 555
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 £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
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 £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 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 March 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 +21 146 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Kingston Upon Thames +3 10 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Teddington 0 10 £46,250 -7.50%
Wimbledon - 7 £52,500 -
Hounslow +9 5 £45,000 +3.44% 2
West Drayton - 5 £55,000 - 1
Ealing -4 4 - - 1
Twickenham 0 3 - -
Enfield -1 3 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £52,500 - 1
Mayfair -9 2 £40,000 -56.75%
Feltham - 2 £62,500 -
New Malden - 2 £47,500 -
Romford - 2 £37,500 -
Sidcup - 2 £43,500 -
Docklands, London 0 1 £57,500 -20.68%
Chiswick -4 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Croydon -23 1 £75,000 +57.89%
Paddington - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 628 (54.85%) C#
2 544 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
3 530 (46.29%) Java
4 451 (39.39%) .NET
5 378 (33.01%) SQL
6 376 (32.84%) Degree
7 368 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 329 (28.73%) C++
9 299 (26.11%) SQL Server
10 287 (25.07%) OO
11 285 (24.89%) HTML
12 284 (24.80%) MVC
13 280 (24.45%) Finance
14 269 (23.49%) TDD
15 246 (21.48%) ASP.NET
16 239 (20.87%) Computer Science
17 217 (18.95%) CSS
18 208 (18.17%) Software Engineering
19 204 (17.82%) Scrum
20 178 (15.55%) Windows
21 166 (14.50%) Linux
22 156 (13.62%) XML
23 147 (12.84%) OOP
24 143 (12.49%) Web Services
25 142 (12.40%) BDD
26 138 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
27 136 (11.88%) Microsoft
28 130 (11.35%) Spring
28 130 (11.35%) HTML5
29 127 (11.09%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 61 (5.33%) Node.js
2 35 (3.06%) IIS
3 24 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.92%) Apache
5 17 (1.48%) CMS
6 15 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.05%) NServiceBus
8 9 (0.79%) Confluence
9 8 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.70%) MQSeries
9 8 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.52%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.44%) JBoss
12 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.35%) WordPress
12 4 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 74 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.35%) MS Office
4 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.087%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Sophis RISQUE
1 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.087%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.087%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.70%) GitHub
5 3 (0.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.087%) PaaS
6 1 (0.087%) IaaS
6 1 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.087%) Trello
6 1 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.087%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.23%) Internet
2 24 (2.10%) HTTP
3 19 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.14%) FTP
5 7 (0.61%) SNMP
6 6 (0.52%) SSL
7 5 (0.44%) VPN
8 4 (0.35%) 802.15
8 4 (0.35%) Firewall
8 4 (0.35%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.35%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.26%) Intranet
10 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.17%) LDAP
10 2 (0.17%) Network Security
11 1 (0.087%) HSPA
11 1 (0.087%) LTE
11 1 (0.087%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.087%) 4G
11 1 (0.087%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 68 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 63 (5.50%) MongoDB
6 59 (5.15%) MySQL
7 53 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (3.41%) RDBMS
8 39 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (2.45%) Redis
11 27 (2.36%) Big Data
12 26 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
14 24 (2.10%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.31%) MarkLogic
16 13 (1.14%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (0.61%) Berkeley DB
19 5 (0.44%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 110 (9.61%) Visual Studio
2 67 (5.85%) Subversion
3 59 (5.15%) NUnit
4 54 (4.72%) Git (software)
5 46 (4.02%) Maven
6 42 (3.67%) Selenium
7 37 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 36 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (2.97%) WebDriver
10 27 (2.36%) JUnit
11 25 (2.18%) Cucumber
12 23 (2.01%) Ant
13 21 (1.83%) SpecFlow
14 20 (1.75%) Hudson
15 19 (1.66%) FitNesse
16 17 (1.48%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.48%) JIRA
17 16 (1.40%) Spock
18 12 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 11 (0.96%) Log4Net
General
1 280 (24.45%) Finance
2 89 (7.77%) Banking
3 47 (4.10%) Retail
4 43 (3.76%) Front Office
5 38 (3.32%) Automotive
6 37 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 36 (3.14%) Advertising
8 35 (3.06%) Aerospace
8 35 (3.06%) Games
9 33 (2.88%) Marketing
10 32 (2.79%) Telecoms
11 29 (2.53%) Publishing
12 20 (1.75%) Back Office
13 14 (1.22%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.87%) Law
14 10 (0.87%) Legal
14 10 (0.87%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.79%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.26%) Electronics
16 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (39.39%) .NET
2 285 (24.89%) HTML
3 246 (21.48%) ASP.NET
4 217 (18.95%) CSS
5 156 (13.62%) XML
6 143 (12.49%) Web Services
7 138 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 130 (11.35%) HTML5
8 130 (11.35%) Spring
9 127 (11.09%) jQuery
10 123 (10.74%) WCF
11 95 (8.30%) .NET Framework
12 92 (8.03%) WPF
13 79 (6.90%) AngularJS
14 78 (6.81%) REST
15 68 (5.94%) Ajax
16 66 (5.76%) SOAP
16 66 (5.76%) J2EE
17 59 (5.15%) CSS3
18 56 (4.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 239 (20.87%) Computer Science
2 108 (9.43%) Open Source
3 99 (8.65%) Mathematics
4 91 (7.95%) Physics
5 70 (6.11%) Algorithms
6 61 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (5.07%) Mobile App
8 52 (4.54%) Hedge funds
9 39 (3.41%) Visualisation
10 35 (3.06%) Data Structures
11 33 (2.88%) Derivative
12 32 (2.79%) Client/Server
13 30 (2.62%) Digital Media
14 24 (2.10%) User Experience
15 20 (1.75%) N-Tier
16 19 (1.66%) Fixed Income
16 19 (1.66%) Social Media
17 18 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (1.40%) Blog
18 16 (1.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 178 (15.55%) Windows
2 166 (14.50%) Linux
3 80 (6.99%) UNIX
4 46 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 45 (3.93%) Android
6 15 (1.31%) Solaris
7 10 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.44%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.26%) OpenWrt
11 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.087%) VMS
12 1 (0.087%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.087%) CentOS
12 1 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (25.07%) OO
3 284 (24.80%) MVC
4 269 (23.49%) TDD
5 208 (18.17%) Software Engineering
6 204 (17.82%) Scrum
7 147 (12.84%) OOP
8 142 (12.40%) BDD
9 105 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (8.56%) E-Commerce
11 93 (8.12%) Multithreading
12 88 (7.69%) OOD
13 64 (5.59%) Analytics
14 60 (5.24%) Pair Programming
15 57 (4.98%) Web Development
16 54 (4.72%) Unit Testing
17 53 (4.63%) Mentoring
18 40 (3.49%) Software Architecture
19 38 (3.32%) Low Latency
20 35 (3.06%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 628 (54.85%) C#
2 530 (46.29%) Java
3 378 (33.01%) SQL
4 368 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 329 (28.73%) C++
6 104 (9.08%) Python
7 86 (7.51%) PHP
8 69 (6.03%) C
9 67 (5.85%) Groovy
10 55 (4.80%) Ruby
11 51 (4.45%) Scala
12 46 (4.02%) T-SQL
13 40 (3.49%) VB.NET
14 33 (2.88%) Perl
15 26 (2.27%) VBA
16 19 (1.66%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.57%) Golang
18 17 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.48%) Objective-C
19 14 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 376 (32.84%) Degree
2 45 (3.93%) PhD
3 20 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.52%) MCSD
5 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.44%) MCAD
7 4 (0.35%) HND
8 3 (0.26%) ISEB
8 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.26%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.087%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.087%) OCP
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.087%) CISSP
9 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (9.08%) QA
System Software
1 13 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.87%) Firmware
3 7 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.26%) Varnish
4 3 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (0.44%) StatsD
1 5 (0.44%) logstash
1 5 (0.44%) Kibana
2 3 (0.26%) Control-M
2 3 (0.26%) Puppet
2 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.17%) Nagios
3 2 (0.17%) Opsview
4 1 (0.087%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 136 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 113 (9.87%) Oracle
3 30 (2.62%) Google
4 28 (2.45%) Sybase
5 12 (1.05%) IBM
6 10 (0.87%) Xamarin
7 9 (0.79%) TIBCO
8 8 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.70%) VMware
8 8 (0.70%) Cisco
8 8 (0.70%) Facebook
9 6 (0.52%) New Relic
9 6 (0.52%) Adobe
9 6 (0.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.44%) HP
10 5 (0.44%) Splunk
11 4 (0.35%) Twitter
11 4 (0.35%) Endeca
11 4 (0.35%) Assembla
11 4 (0.35%) Atomikos
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Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
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