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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 63.64% 42.86% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 63.64% 48.00% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Average salary £32,500 £46,000 £43,913
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.34% +4.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
11 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 100.00% 89.29% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 18
Average salary £32,500 £45,375 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.37% -1.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 6 (40.00%) Sass
4 6 (40.00%) User Experience
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) SEO
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Google
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Social Media
6 4 (26.67%) Magento
6 4 (26.67%) WordPress
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Behat
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 6 (40.00%) Sass
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XHTML
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Symfony
6 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) SEO
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft