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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 102 142 113
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2570 2528 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.87% 2.38% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.47% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2306 2265 2715
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016 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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 2338 £40,000 - 355
South East +23 683 £40,000 -2.43% 76
London +49 494 £50,000 - 71
Hampshire +45 264 £40,000 +6.66% 29
North West +16 242 £37,500 - 40
East of England +29 233 £37,500 -6.25% 42
South West -8 211 £40,000 +11.11% 37
Yorkshire +17 190 £37,500 -6.25% 35
West Midlands -19 150 £37,500 +4.16% 24
Manchester +9 138 £37,500 - 24
Cambridgeshire +30 124 £37,500 -16.66% 29
West Yorkshire +19 120 £37,500 -11.76% 22
Cambridge +19 106 £32,500 -31.57% 24
East Midlands -18 106 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Surrey -32 96 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Berkshire +20 95 £42,500 -0.58% 9
Oxfordshire +15 94 £37,500 -9.63% 12
Wales +26 83 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Leeds -1 81 £38,000 -10.58% 11
Bristol +35 79 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland +47 78 £37,500 -8.53% 12
Cheshire +35 67 £32,500 -7.14% 9
South Wales +26 63 £35,000 - 3
City of London +9 61 £55,000 +18.91% 18
Buckinghamshire +37 60 £40,000 - 5
Staffordshire +8 49 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Oxford +12 47 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Basingstoke +25 46 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Portsmouth +31 44 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Cardiff +13 39 £36,250 - 1

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 3424 (64.10%) C#
2 3219 (60.26%) .NET
3 2425 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
4 2413 (45.17%) JavaScript
5 2278 (42.64%) SQL
6 2225 (41.65%) HTML
7 1943 (36.37%) SQL Server
8 1928 (36.09%) ASP.NET
9 1865 (34.91%) MVC
10 1820 (34.07%) CSS
11 1502 (28.12%) Java
12 1352 (25.31%) Software Engineering
13 1160 (21.71%) Degree
14 1079 (20.20%) jQuery
15 974 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 971 (18.18%) C++
17 937 (17.54%) Microsoft
17 937 (17.54%) TDD
17 937 (17.54%) Computer Science
18 889 (16.64%) Finance
19 863 (16.15%) Scrum
20 859 (16.08%) OO
21 816 (15.28%) AngularJS
22 782 (14.64%) .NET Framework
23 748 (14.00%) Web Services
24 732 (13.70%) SDLC
25 721 (13.50%) XML
26 669 (12.52%) Python
27 665 (12.45%) Windows
28 656 (12.28%) WCF

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
1 135 (2.53%) IIS
2 133 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
3 119 (2.23%) Tomcat
4 105 (1.97%) JBoss
5 102 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 87 (1.63%) CMS
7 83 (1.55%) Apache
8 74 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 67 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 66 (1.24%) Apache Spark
11 53 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 49 (0.92%) Apache Solr
13 44 (0.82%) NServiceBus
14 34 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
15 32 (0.60%) Umbraco
16 29 (0.54%) Confluence
17 27 (0.51%) Jetty
17 27 (0.51%) nginx
18 24 (0.45%) Drupal
19 22 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 327 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 41 (0.77%) MS Office
3 23 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.11%) GIMP
5 5 (0.094%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.094%) Simulink
6 4 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.056%) InDesign
7 3 (0.056%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.056%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.037%) Blender
9 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.019%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.019%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.094%) Magento
4 3 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.056%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.019%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.019%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.019%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.019%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.019%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.019%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 345 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 188 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (1.70%) SaaS
4 68 (1.27%) GitHub
5 37 (0.69%) PaaS
6 15 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.28%) iTunes
7 14 (0.26%) G Suite
7 14 (0.26%) Slack
8 12 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.22%) Trello
9 11 (0.21%) Basecamp
9 11 (0.21%) Dropbox
10 9 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.094%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.094%) IaaS
12 5 (0.094%) Office 365
12 5 (0.094%) TestFlight
13 4 (0.075%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.76%) HTTP
2 89 (1.67%) Internet
3 56 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.43%) Intranet
5 18 (0.34%) SSL
6 16 (0.30%) Network Security
7 15 (0.28%) Wireless
8 10 (0.19%) Wireshark
9 9 (0.17%) DNS
9 9 (0.17%) RTP
9 9 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.11%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.094%) Broadband
11 5 (0.094%) DHCP
11 5 (0.094%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.094%) SSH
12 4 (0.075%) 3G
12 4 (0.075%) Firewall
12 4 (0.075%) SNMP
12 4 (0.075%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1943 (36.37%) SQL Server
2 483 (9.04%) MySQL
3 313 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 294 (5.50%) MongoDB
5 289 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 207 (3.87%) Big Data
7 201 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 155 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
9 151 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 124 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 123 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 117 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 94 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 82 (1.54%) Redis
15 60 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 57 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
17 51 (0.95%) Oracle Database
18 46 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
19 37 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
20 33 (0.62%) GIS
Development Applications
1 599 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 552 (10.33%) Git (software)
3 429 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 287 (5.37%) Subversion
5 206 (3.86%) Selenium
6 191 (3.58%) Jenkins
7 185 (3.46%) JIRA
8 151 (2.83%) NUnit
9 106 (1.98%) Maven
10 99 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 99 (1.85%) Moq
11 94 (1.76%) Eclipse
12 78 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 72 (1.35%) WebDriver
14 68 (1.27%) JUnit
15 63 (1.18%) gulp
16 55 (1.03%) Jasmine
17 54 (1.01%) SpecFlow
18 50 (0.94%) Grunt
18 50 (0.94%) Mockito
General
1 889 (16.64%) Finance
2 216 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 163 (3.05%) Retail
4 160 (3.00%) Games
5 150 (2.81%) Banking
6 126 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 110 (2.06%) Automotive
8 105 (1.97%) Marketing
9 88 (1.65%) Electronics
10 71 (1.33%) Advertising
11 67 (1.25%) Aerospace
12 61 (1.14%) Legal
13 50 (0.94%) Front Office
14 38 (0.71%) Back Office
15 34 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.62%) Military
17 29 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.49%) Publishing
19 24 (0.45%) Law
20 19 (0.36%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3219 (60.26%) .NET
2 2225 (41.65%) HTML
3 1928 (36.09%) ASP.NET
4 1820 (34.07%) CSS
5 1079 (20.20%) jQuery
6 974 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 816 (15.28%) AngularJS
8 782 (14.64%) .NET Framework
9 748 (14.00%) Web Services
10 721 (13.50%) XML
11 656 (12.28%) WCF
12 636 (11.91%) HTML5
13 471 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 448 (8.39%) WPF
15 365 (6.83%) Entity Framework
16 359 (6.72%) CSS3
17 326 (6.10%) WinForms
18 314 (5.88%) Spring
19 309 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 306 (5.73%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 937 (17.54%) Computer Science
2 407 (7.62%) Mathematics
3 243 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 209 (3.91%) Algorithms
4 209 (3.91%) Physics
5 170 (3.18%) User Experience
6 168 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 147 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 94 (1.76%) Data Structures
9 71 (1.33%) iPad
10 65 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 61 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 48 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 47 (0.88%) Fintech
14 45 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
15 44 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
16 43 (0.80%) Blog
17 42 (0.79%) PMI
18 38 (0.71%) Hedge funds
18 38 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 665 (12.45%) Windows
2 633 (11.85%) Linux
3 215 (4.02%) Unix
4 211 (3.95%) Android
5 183 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 57 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 16 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.19%) AIX
12 10 (0.19%) CentOS
13 9 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.094%) Solaris
16 5 (0.094%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2425 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1865 (34.91%) MVC
3 1352 (25.31%) Software Engineering
4 937 (17.54%) TDD
5 863 (16.15%) Scrum
6 859 (16.08%) OO
7 732 (13.70%) SDLC
8 638 (11.94%) Web Development
9 425 (7.96%) OOP
10 416 (7.79%) Unit Testing
11 389 (7.28%) BDD
12 360 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
13 312 (5.84%) Mentoring
14 219 (4.10%) Multithreading
15 203 (3.80%) DevOps
16 202 (3.78%) SOA
17 188 (3.52%) E-Commerce
18 178 (3.33%) OOD
19 156 (2.92%) Analytics
20 154 (2.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3424 (64.10%) C#
2 2413 (45.17%) JavaScript
3 2278 (42.64%) SQL
4 1502 (28.12%) Java
5 971 (18.18%) C++
6 669 (12.52%) Python
7 466 (8.72%) T-SQL
8 462 (8.65%) PHP
9 458 (8.57%) VB.NET
10 370 (6.93%) C
11 219 (4.10%) Ruby
12 168 (3.14%) Perl
13 142 (2.66%) VB
14 136 (2.55%) Scala
15 94 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 86 (1.61%) PL/SQL
17 80 (1.50%) PowerShell
18 75 (1.40%) TypeScript
19 73 (1.37%) Objective-C
20 69 (1.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 1160 (21.71%) Degree
2 138 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 88 (1.65%) PhD
4 71 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 42 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 30 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.32%) MCSD
9 16 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.22%) MCAD
11 9 (0.17%) HND
11 9 (0.17%) ISEB
12 8 (0.15%) HNC
13 7 (0.13%) MCTS
14 6 (0.11%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.094%) PMP
16 4 (0.075%) DBS Check
17 3 (0.056%) BPSS Clearance
17 3 (0.056%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (0.056%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (4.62%) QA
2 65 (1.22%) SDET
3 17 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.19%) HL7
4 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.15%) GAMP
6 6 (0.11%) WCAG
7 4 (0.075%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.075%) WAI
8 3 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.019%) DICOM
9 1 (0.019%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (1.05%) Docker
2 25 (0.47%) Firmware
3 17 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.094%) KVM
8 3 (0.056%) Varnish
9 2 (0.037%) Samba
9 2 (0.037%) Squid
9 2 (0.037%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.019%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (1.01%) Puppet
2 50 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.64%) Ansible
4 21 (0.39%) Kibana
4 21 (0.39%) logstash
5 20 (0.37%) Salt
6 11 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 5 (0.094%) Grafana
8 5 (0.094%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.056%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.037%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.037%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.037%) Control-M
10 2 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.037%) Terraform
11 1 (0.019%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.019%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.019%) Mesos
11 1 (0.019%) Packer
Vendors
1 937 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 457 (8.55%) Oracle
3 78 (1.46%) Google
4 77 (1.44%) Xamarin
5 48 (0.90%) SAP
6 46 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 35 (0.66%) Zend
8 28 (0.52%) Sybase
9 19 (0.36%) Twitter
10 17 (0.32%) Telerik
11 16 (0.30%) Apple
11 16 (0.30%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.30%) IBM
12 15 (0.28%) VMware
13 14 (0.26%) Progress
14 12 (0.22%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.21%) Adobe
15 11 (0.21%) CA Agile Central
15 11 (0.21%) Tableau
16 10 (0.19%) Cloudera
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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