The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 7 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 12.00% 57.69% 35.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 60.00% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 5
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +55.73%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Westminster 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
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 72.00% 96.15% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 10
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +55.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,771 £40,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £30,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Developer
Salary Trend in Westminster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Westminster region.

Developer Salary Trend in Westminster

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (64.29%) NoSQL
5 8 (57.14%) Java
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Spring
6 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (42.86%) C#
7 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 6 (42.86%) CSS
7 6 (42.86%) XML
7 6 (42.86%) MVC
7 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 6 (42.86%) Open Source
7 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) J2EE
8 5 (35.71%) Games
8 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
8 5 (35.71%) NUnit
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (35.71%) Business Transformation
8 5 (35.71%) GitHub
8 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 5 (35.71%) TypeScript
8 5 (35.71%) User Experience

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Behat
General
1 5 (35.71%) Games
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 2 (14.29%) JSP
6 2 (14.29%) Servlets
6 2 (14.29%) Struts
7 1 (7.14%) Flash
7 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Business Transformation
5 4 (28.57%) OOD
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) RUP
7 2 (14.29%) DSDM
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Android Development
8 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Zend
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian