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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 6 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2 1 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 8.70% 3.70% 67.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.70% 5.56% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 39
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
23 18 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 100.00% 66.67% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 46
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,512 £54,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £50,000 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL