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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
UK
Rank 96 124 108
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2501 2623 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.98% 2.56% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 2.66% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2183 2291 2674
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,843 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +26 2283 £40,000 -3.61% 407
South East +22 624 £40,000 -3.61% 105
London +4 454 £53,000 +6.00% 89
North West -4 262 £37,500 -11.76% 51
East of England +35 240 £40,000 +3.22% 36
Hampshire +27 225 £40,000 +6.66% 36
South West +5 224 £40,000 +1.91% 33
Yorkshire +43 211 £40,000 - 38
Manchester -14 179 £36,000 -20.00% 21
West Midlands +9 144 £39,000 +4.00% 29
West Yorkshire +57 133 £40,000 -5.88% 30
Cambridgeshire +19 112 £35,000 -22.22% 17
Bristol +28 108 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East Midlands -9 106 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Berkshire +34 105 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Cambridge +21 97 £35,000 -17.64% 14
Leeds +56 91 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Scotland +8 77 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Oxfordshire +2 75 £40,000 - 24
Hertfordshire +22 70 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +25 63 £34,273 -19.35% 13
Surrey -15 63 £45,000 -5.26% 9
City of London +4 59 £62,500 +31.57% 25
Southampton +1 58 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Wales +1 56 £35,000 -10.82% 6
Nottinghamshire -11 50 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Cheshire +23 48 £35,000 -17.64% 19
Reading +17 47 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Northern Ireland +22 46 £34,000 -5.55% 3
County Antrim +18 45 £34,000 -5.55% 3

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 3315 (64.22%) C#
2 3054 (59.16%) .NET
3 2410 (46.69%) JavaScript
4 2366 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 2191 (42.44%) HTML
6 2117 (41.01%) SQL
7 1873 (36.28%) ASP.NET
8 1828 (35.41%) MVC
9 1798 (34.83%) CSS
10 1754 (33.98%) SQL Server
11 1464 (28.36%) Java
12 1263 (24.47%) Software Engineering
13 1029 (19.93%) Degree
14 988 (19.14%) jQuery
15 973 (18.85%) AngularJS
16 931 (18.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 906 (17.55%) C++
18 868 (16.82%) Microsoft
19 862 (16.70%) TDD
20 847 (16.41%) Scrum
21 812 (15.73%) Computer Science
22 807 (15.63%) OO
23 743 (14.39%) Finance
24 742 (14.37%) .NET Framework
25 715 (13.85%) Web Services
26 703 (13.62%) XML
27 692 (13.41%) SDLC
28 690 (13.37%) HTML5
29 634 (12.28%) Python
30 604 (11.70%) 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
1 150 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
2 125 (2.42%) IIS
3 87 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 86 (1.67%) CMS
5 85 (1.65%) Apache
5 85 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 76 (1.47%) Apache Spark
7 73 (1.41%) JBoss
8 57 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 45 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 42 (0.81%) NServiceBus
11 40 (0.77%) OpenStack
12 34 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 34 (0.66%) nginx
13 33 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 30 (0.58%) Jetty
15 28 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
16 27 (0.52%) Umbraco
17 26 (0.50%) Apache Pig
18 25 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 311 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.37%) MS Office
3 18 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.12%) GIMP
5 4 (0.077%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.077%) Simulink
6 3 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.058%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.039%) Blender
7 2 (0.039%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.019%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.019%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.23%) Magento
4 4 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.077%) PlanetPress Connect
4 4 (0.077%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.058%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.039%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.019%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.019%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.019%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.019%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.019%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.019%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.019%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 362 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 229 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 138 (2.67%) SaaS
4 68 (1.32%) GitHub
5 30 (0.58%) PaaS
6 25 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.17%) Office 365
10 8 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.12%) G Suite
11 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.12%) Slack
12 5 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.097%) Datadog
12 5 (0.097%) Force.com
12 5 (0.097%) Heroku
13 4 (0.077%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.82%) HTTP
2 81 (1.57%) Internet
3 47 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.41%) Intranet
5 14 (0.27%) SSL
6 13 (0.25%) Wireshark
7 11 (0.21%) DNS
8 9 (0.17%) RTP
8 9 (0.17%) Wireless
9 7 (0.14%) Network Security
10 6 (0.12%) 3G
10 6 (0.12%) 4G
10 6 (0.12%) DHCP
10 6 (0.12%) RS-485
11 5 (0.097%) Broadband
11 5 (0.097%) Skype
12 4 (0.077%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.077%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.077%) SMPP
12 4 (0.077%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1754 (33.98%) SQL Server
2 436 (8.45%) MySQL
3 295 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 275 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 256 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 216 (4.18%) Big Data
7 169 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 148 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
9 126 (2.44%) Hadoop
10 122 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 103 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 99 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 97 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 73 (1.41%) Redis
15 58 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 53 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
17 50 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
18 33 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
18 33 (0.64%) Oracle Database
19 31 (0.60%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 527 (10.21%) Visual Studio
2 509 (9.86%) Git (software)
3 382 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 265 (5.13%) Subversion
5 200 (3.87%) Selenium
6 171 (3.31%) Jenkins
7 167 (3.24%) JIRA
8 136 (2.63%) NUnit
9 98 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 98 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 96 (1.86%) Moq
11 86 (1.67%) Maven
12 80 (1.55%) WebDriver
13 72 (1.39%) Eclipse
13 72 (1.39%) JUnit
14 63 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
15 51 (0.99%) gulp
16 49 (0.95%) Jasmine
17 43 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 35 (0.68%) MSBuild
General
1 743 (14.39%) Finance
2 198 (3.84%) Retail
3 165 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 145 (2.81%) Games
5 132 (2.56%) Banking
6 113 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 108 (2.09%) Marketing
8 92 (1.78%) Automotive
9 91 (1.76%) Advertising
10 71 (1.38%) Electronics
11 56 (1.08%) Front Office
12 51 (0.99%) Legal
13 48 (0.93%) Military
14 32 (0.62%) Aerospace
15 28 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 26 (0.50%) Back Office
17 24 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.46%) Publishing
18 18 (0.35%) Investment Banking
18 18 (0.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3054 (59.16%) .NET
2 2191 (42.44%) HTML
3 1873 (36.28%) ASP.NET
4 1798 (34.83%) CSS
5 988 (19.14%) jQuery
6 973 (18.85%) AngularJS
7 931 (18.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 742 (14.37%) .NET Framework
9 715 (13.85%) Web Services
10 703 (13.62%) XML
11 690 (13.37%) HTML5
12 581 (11.26%) WCF
13 458 (8.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 439 (8.50%) WPF
15 374 (7.25%) Entity Framework
16 352 (6.82%) CSS3
17 321 (6.22%) Node.js
18 311 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 310 (6.01%) WinForms
20 303 (5.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 812 (15.73%) Computer Science
2 253 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 183 (3.55%) Algorithms
4 159 (3.08%) User Experience
5 145 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 119 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 85 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 75 (1.45%) iPad
9 66 (1.28%) Fintech
10 47 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 45 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 42 (0.81%) PMI
13 41 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
14 39 (0.76%) Blog
15 38 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 36 (0.70%) NHS
17 32 (0.62%) Hedge funds
18 27 (0.52%) Management Information System
19 26 (0.50%) Derivative
20 25 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 585 (11.33%) Windows
2 561 (10.87%) Linux
3 214 (4.15%) Android
4 177 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 144 (2.79%) Unix
6 45 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 18 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.25%) AIX
11 9 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
13 7 (0.14%) CentOS
13 7 (0.14%) Solaris
13 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.12%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2366 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1828 (35.41%) MVC
3 1263 (24.47%) Software Engineering
4 862 (16.70%) TDD
5 847 (16.41%) Scrum
6 807 (15.63%) OO
7 692 (13.41%) SDLC
8 604 (11.70%) Web Development
9 458 (8.87%) Mathematics
10 439 (8.50%) Unit Testing
11 400 (7.75%) OOP
12 367 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
13 326 (6.32%) BDD
14 262 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 204 (3.95%) Multithreading
16 203 (3.93%) E-Commerce
17 193 (3.74%) DevOps
18 186 (3.60%) Physics
19 183 (3.55%) SOA
20 172 (3.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3315 (64.22%) C#
2 2410 (46.69%) JavaScript
3 2117 (41.01%) SQL
4 1464 (28.36%) Java
5 906 (17.55%) C++
6 634 (12.28%) Python
7 481 (9.32%) PHP
8 443 (8.58%) VB.NET
9 407 (7.88%) T-SQL
10 330 (6.39%) C
11 239 (4.63%) Ruby
12 156 (3.02%) Perl
13 149 (2.89%) VB
14 128 (2.48%) Scala
15 95 (1.84%) Go
16 88 (1.70%) PowerShell
17 72 (1.39%) Objective-C
18 64 (1.24%) Bash Shell
19 62 (1.20%) VBA
20 60 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1029 (19.93%) Degree
2 173 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 80 (1.55%) PhD
4 60 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 42 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 41 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.15%) HNC
9 8 (0.15%) HND
10 6 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.12%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.097%) ISEB
12 4 (0.077%) MCSD
13 3 (0.058%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.058%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.058%) IRCA
13 3 (0.058%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.039%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.039%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (3.82%) QA
2 48 (0.93%) SDET
3 15 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.19%) HL7
6 7 (0.14%) WCAG
7 5 (0.097%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.077%) WAI
9 3 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.039%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.039%) SEPA
11 1 (0.019%) DICOM
11 1 (0.019%) Section 508
11 1 (0.019%) TickIT
System Software
1 87 (1.69%) Docker
2 28 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.35%) Firmware
5 16 (0.31%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.12%) Varnish
8 4 (0.077%) KVM
9 3 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.039%) LXC
10 2 (0.039%) Samba
10 2 (0.039%) Snort
10 2 (0.039%) Squid
11 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.019%) iptables
11 1 (0.019%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.019%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.019%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.019%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
2 63 (1.22%) Puppet
3 47 (0.91%) Ansible
4 24 (0.46%) Kibana
4 24 (0.46%) logstash
5 22 (0.43%) Salt
6 20 (0.39%) Terraform
7 5 (0.097%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.097%) HockeyApp
8 4 (0.077%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.077%) Nagios
8 4 (0.077%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 3 (0.058%) Grafana
9 3 (0.058%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.039%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.039%) Mesos
10 2 (0.039%) Opsview
10 2 (0.039%) Packer
10 2 (0.039%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.019%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 868 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 371 (7.19%) Oracle
3 85 (1.65%) Google
4 75 (1.45%) Xamarin
5 43 (0.83%) SAP
5 43 (0.83%) Zend
6 36 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (0.60%) VMware
8 23 (0.45%) Twitter
9 19 (0.37%) Telerik
10 17 (0.33%) IBM
11 16 (0.31%) Apple
11 16 (0.31%) Red Hat
12 13 (0.25%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.23%) DevExpress
14 11 (0.21%) Tableau
15 10 (0.19%) TOWER Software
16 9 (0.17%) Adobe
16 9 (0.17%) OpenText
16 9 (0.17%) Sony
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: to 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Share Scheme and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Imperial College London
Salary: £35,140 - 43,350 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday