The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
UK
Rank 97 135 110
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2431 2398 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.93% 2.40% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.49% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2144 2142 2645
Median salary £40,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer within the UK.

Software Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 2215 £40,000 -5.88% 382
South East +16 605 £40,000 -2.43% 79
London +34 465 £50,000 - 68
East of England +42 242 £37,500 -6.25% 35
North West +7 238 £37,500 -11.76% 52
South West +15 224 £40,000 +6.66% 37
Hampshire +29 214 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Yorkshire +43 201 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Manchester +8 150 £37,500 -16.66% 24
Cambridgeshire +39 135 £34,750 -26.84% 18
West Midlands -13 127 £40,000 +6.66% 41
Cambridge +31 119 £34,500 -27.36% 13
West Yorkshire +46 117 £40,000 -11.11% 27
Bristol +45 99 £45,000 - 16
Surrey -4 89 £41,000 -8.88% 12
Berkshire +26 88 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East Midlands -20 87 £38,500 +2.66% 19
Leeds +34 82 £41,250 -8.33% 14
Oxfordshire +6 80 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Scotland +26 75 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Wales +10 64 £38,500 +2.66% 10
City of London -2 56 £60,000 +26.31% 12
Buckinghamshire +35 51 £35,428 -16.64% 6
Cheshire +21 51 £32,500 -13.33% 19
South Wales +7 47 £37,500 - 7
Hertfordshire -5 46 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North Yorkshire +19 44 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Gloucestershire +4 40 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Portsmouth +30 39 £40,000 -3.03% 7
Reading +16 39 £37,500 -11.76% 3

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3251 (63.97%) C#
2 3017 (59.37%) .NET
3 2338 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
4 2317 (45.59%) JavaScript
5 2157 (42.44%) HTML
6 2108 (41.48%) SQL
7 1802 (35.46%) ASP.NET
8 1770 (34.83%) SQL Server
9 1744 (34.32%) MVC
10 1742 (34.28%) CSS
11 1415 (27.84%) Java
12 1294 (25.46%) Software Engineering
13 1044 (20.54%) Degree
14 969 (19.07%) jQuery
15 929 (18.28%) C++
16 900 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 875 (17.22%) AngularJS
18 859 (16.90%) Microsoft
19 858 (16.88%) TDD
20 844 (16.61%) Computer Science
21 825 (16.23%) Scrum
22 794 (15.62%) OO
23 755 (14.86%) Finance
24 745 (14.66%) .NET Framework
25 715 (14.07%) Web Services
26 696 (13.70%) SDLC
27 687 (13.52%) XML
28 661 (13.01%) HTML5
29 656 (12.91%) Python
30 617 (12.14%) Web Development

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 136 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
2 116 (2.28%) IIS
3 99 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 87 (1.71%) CMS
5 85 (1.67%) Apache
6 83 (1.63%) JBoss
7 82 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 66 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 56 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 47 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 40 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 37 (0.73%) NServiceBus
13 36 (0.71%) Apache Solr
14 33 (0.65%) nginx
15 32 (0.63%) OpenStack
16 31 (0.61%) Umbraco
17 29 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
18 27 (0.53%) Jetty
19 26 (0.51%) Confluence
19 26 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 308 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.51%) MS Office
3 19 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.12%) GIMP
5 5 (0.098%) Simulink
6 4 (0.079%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.059%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.039%) Blender
8 2 (0.039%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.020%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.020%) InDesign
9 1 (0.020%) MS Project
9 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.20%) Magento
4 3 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.039%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.039%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.020%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.020%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.020%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.020%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 349 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 213 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 112 (2.20%) SaaS
4 63 (1.24%) GitHub
5 33 (0.65%) PaaS
6 16 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.24%) G Suite
8 12 (0.24%) Slack
9 10 (0.20%) iTunes
10 9 (0.18%) Basecamp
10 9 (0.18%) Dropbox
10 9 (0.18%) Trello
11 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.098%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.098%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.098%) Heroku
12 5 (0.098%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (1.77%) HTTP
2 75 (1.48%) Internet
3 51 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.35%) Intranet
4 18 (0.35%) SSL
5 11 (0.22%) Network Security
6 10 (0.20%) Wireless
6 10 (0.20%) Wireshark
7 9 (0.18%) DNS
7 9 (0.18%) RTP
8 7 (0.14%) 3G
8 7 (0.14%) 4G
9 6 (0.12%) DHCP
10 5 (0.098%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.098%) Broadband
10 5 (0.098%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.098%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.079%) 2G
11 4 (0.079%) Firewall
11 4 (0.079%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1770 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 440 (8.66%) MySQL
3 290 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 286 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 272 (5.35%) NoSQL
6 206 (4.05%) Big Data
7 188 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 155 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
9 128 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 121 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 120 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 106 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 95 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 77 (1.52%) Redis
15 63 (1.24%) RDBMS
16 57 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
17 47 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 36 (0.71%) Oracle Database
19 35 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
20 31 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 528 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 527 (10.37%) Visual Studio
3 399 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 266 (5.23%) Subversion
5 192 (3.78%) Selenium
6 187 (3.68%) Jenkins
7 180 (3.54%) JIRA
8 140 (2.75%) NUnit
9 104 (2.05%) Moq
10 95 (1.87%) Cucumber
11 89 (1.75%) TeamCity
12 85 (1.67%) Maven
13 79 (1.55%) Eclipse
14 72 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 70 (1.38%) JUnit
16 59 (1.16%) Jasmine
17 57 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
18 53 (1.04%) gulp
19 47 (0.92%) Mockito
20 38 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 755 (14.86%) Finance
2 178 (3.50%) Retail
3 169 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 165 (3.25%) Games
5 127 (2.50%) Banking
6 121 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 104 (2.05%) Marketing
8 87 (1.71%) Automotive
9 83 (1.63%) Electronics
10 71 (1.40%) Advertising
11 55 (1.08%) Front Office
11 55 (1.08%) Legal
12 38 (0.75%) Military
13 33 (0.65%) Aerospace
14 30 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 28 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.53%) Back Office
17 22 (0.43%) Law
18 21 (0.41%) Publishing
19 17 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3017 (59.37%) .NET
2 2157 (42.44%) HTML
3 1802 (35.46%) ASP.NET
4 1742 (34.28%) CSS
5 969 (19.07%) jQuery
6 900 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 875 (17.22%) AngularJS
8 745 (14.66%) .NET Framework
9 715 (14.07%) Web Services
10 687 (13.52%) XML
11 661 (13.01%) HTML5
12 567 (11.16%) WCF
13 451 (8.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 435 (8.56%) WPF
15 359 (7.06%) Entity Framework
16 355 (6.99%) CSS3
17 313 (6.16%) REST
18 310 (6.10%) Node.js
19 309 (6.08%) WinForms
20 302 (5.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 844 (16.61%) Computer Science
2 402 (7.91%) Mathematics
3 244 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 198 (3.90%) Algorithms
5 190 (3.74%) Physics
6 153 (3.01%) User Experience
7 136 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 135 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
9 86 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 79 (1.55%) iPad
11 72 (1.42%) Visualisation
12 55 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 54 (1.06%) Fintech
14 50 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
15 44 (0.87%) PMI
16 43 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
17 41 (0.81%) Informatics
18 39 (0.77%) Blog
19 37 (0.73%) Artificial Intelligence
19 37 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 591 (11.63%) Windows
2 589 (11.59%) Linux
3 191 (3.76%) Android
4 168 (3.31%) Unix
5 162 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 47 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 16 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.22%) AIX
12 9 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.16%) CentOS
13 8 (0.16%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
14 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.12%) Solaris
15 6 (0.12%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.098%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2338 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1744 (34.32%) MVC
3 1294 (25.46%) Software Engineering
4 858 (16.88%) TDD
5 825 (16.23%) Scrum
6 794 (15.62%) OO
7 696 (13.70%) SDLC
8 617 (12.14%) Web Development
9 415 (8.17%) Unit Testing
10 379 (7.46%) OOP
11 351 (6.91%) BDD
12 348 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
13 261 (5.14%) Mentoring
14 209 (4.11%) Multithreading
15 201 (3.96%) E-Commerce
16 194 (3.82%) DevOps
17 179 (3.52%) Analytics
18 178 (3.50%) SOA
19 159 (3.13%) SOLID
20 150 (2.95%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3251 (63.97%) C#
2 2317 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 2108 (41.48%) SQL
4 1415 (27.84%) Java
5 929 (18.28%) C++
6 656 (12.91%) Python
7 470 (9.25%) PHP
8 443 (8.72%) VB.NET
9 401 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 338 (6.65%) C
11 231 (4.55%) Ruby
12 161 (3.17%) Perl
13 141 (2.77%) VB
14 122 (2.40%) Scala
15 87 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 80 (1.57%) Go
17 74 (1.46%) Bash Shell
18 71 (1.40%) PL/SQL
19 59 (1.16%) Groovy
19 59 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1044 (20.54%) Degree
2 153 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 83 (1.63%) PhD
4 52 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 44 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 36 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.16%) HND
9 7 (0.14%) ISEB
10 6 (0.12%) HNC
11 5 (0.098%) MCSD
11 5 (0.098%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.079%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.059%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.059%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.059%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.039%) NVQ Level 4
14 2 (0.039%) PMP
15 1 (0.020%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (4.09%) QA
2 51 (1.00%) SDET
3 14 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.16%) HL7
6 6 (0.12%) WCAG
7 5 (0.098%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.079%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.079%) WAI
9 3 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.039%) SEPA
System Software
1 68 (1.34%) Docker
2 22 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.35%) Firmware
3 18 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.12%) KVM
7 5 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.079%) Varnish
9 3 (0.059%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.039%) Samba
10 2 (0.039%) Squid
10 2 (0.039%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.020%) iptables
11 1 (0.020%) LXC
11 1 (0.020%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.020%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.020%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 56 (1.10%) Puppet
2 40 (0.79%) Ansible
3 21 (0.41%) Kibana
3 21 (0.41%) logstash
4 20 (0.39%) Salt
5 12 (0.24%) Terraform
6 10 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 5 (0.098%) Grafana
8 5 (0.098%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.098%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.039%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.039%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.039%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.039%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.020%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.020%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.020%) Mesos
10 1 (0.020%) Packer
Vendors
1 859 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 370 (7.28%) Oracle
3 80 (1.57%) Google
4 66 (1.30%) Xamarin
5 47 (0.92%) SAP
6 38 (0.75%) Zend
7 36 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (0.47%) VMware
9 19 (0.37%) Twitter
10 16 (0.31%) Atlassian
10 16 (0.31%) IBM
11 15 (0.30%) Red Hat
11 15 (0.30%) Telerik
12 14 (0.28%) Apple
13 11 (0.22%) Tableau
14 10 (0.20%) Adobe
14 10 (0.20%) OpenText
15 9 (0.18%) Sony
16 8 (0.16%) Sybase
16 8 (0.16%) TOWER Software
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Net Talent
Salary: competitive salaries
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits including healthcare, Bupa, p
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago