The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 11 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 3.45% 5.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £38,695 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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
27 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 93.10% 94.74% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 4
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Westminster

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RUP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java