Period
to

The median annual salary for a Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,885 1,728 2,193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 21.21% 26.56% 28.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.82% 28.59% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,521 1,590 1,973
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £101,250 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £99,750
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £69,542
% change year-on-year +7.14% +0.66% +6.99%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 8,261 6,044 7,219
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 92.90% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6,372 5,410 6,351
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £97,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +5.60%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Central London

Developer
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Central London.

Salary trend for Developer in Central London

Developer
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Central London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Developer in Central London

Developer
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
City of London -1 1,750 £80,000 +6.67% 448
City of Westminster +2 24 £72,500 +27.74%
West End of London -6 18 £81,250 +41.30%
Southwark -3 13 £90,000 +56.52% 1
Camden -12 9 £70,000 +5.66%
Kensington and Chelsea -2 5 £55,000 -22.81% 1
Developer
London

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Developer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 712 (37.77%) Java
2 709 (37.61%) Agile
3 528 (28.01%) SQL
4 515 (27.32%) JavaScript
5 489 (25.94%) C#
5 489 (25.94%) .NET
6 425 (22.55%) Azure
7 423 (22.44%) Finance
8 389 (20.64%) React
9 370 (19.63%) CI/CD
10 365 (19.36%) DevOps
11 364 (19.31%) Microservices
12 349 (18.51%) SQL Server
13 325 (17.24%) Git (software)
14 293 (15.54%) HTML
15 283 (15.01%) TDD
16 277 (14.69%) Microsoft
17 273 (14.48%) Python
17 273 (14.48%) Full Stack Development
18 263 (13.95%) Social Skills
19 257 (13.63%) CSS
20 256 (13.58%) AWS
21 225 (11.94%) Unit Testing
22 216 (11.46%) Spring
23 214 (11.35%) Software Engineering
24 211 (11.19%) AngularJS
25 208 (11.03%) .NET Core
26 194 (10.29%) OO
27 191 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
28 190 (10.08%) Docker

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 52 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.55%) CMS
3 41 (2.18%) IIS
4 27 (1.43%) Jetty
5 26 (1.38%) Apache
6 21 (1.11%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.11%) WordPress
7 19 (1.01%) Confluence
7 19 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.53%) Moodle
8 10 (0.53%) Totara
9 7 (0.37%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.16%) Appian
11 3 (0.16%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.16%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.11%) Camunda
12 2 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (1.70%) Camtasia
2 24 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.11%) InDesign
5 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.053%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.053%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.16%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.11%) Relativity
4 1 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.053%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.053%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.053%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.053%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.053%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.053%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.053%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.053%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 425 (22.55%) Azure
2 256 (13.58%) AWS
3 146 (7.75%) Power Platform
4 107 (5.68%) Azure DevOps
5 69 (3.66%) Serverless
6 57 (3.02%) Azure Service Bus
7 50 (2.65%) GCP
8 49 (2.60%) Azure Functions
9 43 (2.28%) GitHub
10 40 (2.12%) SaaS
11 33 (1.75%) npm
12 28 (1.49%) PowerApps
13 26 (1.38%) Microsoft 365
14 24 (1.27%) Power Automate
14 24 (1.27%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
15 22 (1.17%) Snowflake
16 20 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
17 18 (0.95%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 15 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
19 13 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.17%) Internet
2 16 (0.85%) HTTP
3 12 (0.64%) Intranet
4 9 (0.48%) Network Security
5 8 (0.42%) SSL
6 7 (0.37%) Broadband
7 6 (0.32%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.32%) DNS
7 6 (0.32%) Firewall
7 6 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.32%) VoIP
8 4 (0.21%) Multicast
9 3 (0.16%) AMQP
10 2 (0.11%) DHCP
11 1 (0.053%) FTP
11 1 (0.053%) NFC
11 1 (0.053%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (18.51%) SQL Server
2 135 (7.16%) Relational Database
3 131 (6.95%) Power BI
4 127 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 102 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
7 94 (4.99%) NoSQL
8 84 (4.46%) MySQL
9 65 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 59 (3.13%) MongoDB
11 56 (2.97%) RDBMS
12 42 (2.23%) Big Data
13 37 (1.96%) Redis
14 35 (1.86%) Tableau
15 34 (1.80%) KDB
16 31 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 23 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
19 22 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
20 16 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 325 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 111 (5.89%) JIRA
3 94 (4.99%) Maven
4 79 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 77 (4.08%) JUnit
6 74 (3.93%) Jenkins
7 46 (2.44%) Visual Studio
8 41 (2.18%) Bitbucket
9 40 (2.12%) Gradle
10 39 (2.07%) Cucumber
11 29 (1.54%) gulp
11 29 (1.54%) Mockito
12 27 (1.43%) Ant
12 27 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
12 27 (1.43%) Concordion
12 27 (1.43%) Selenium
13 25 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (1.22%) TeamCity
15 22 (1.17%) Subversion
16 20 (1.06%) Grunt
General
1 423 (22.44%) Finance
2 263 (13.95%) Social Skills
3 162 (8.59%) Front Office
4 142 (7.53%) Banking
5 136 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
6 91 (4.83%) Advertising
7 69 (3.66%) Retail
8 61 (3.24%) Public Sector
9 39 (2.07%) Marketing
10 37 (1.96%) Investment Banking
11 34 (1.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 33 (1.75%) Back Office
13 29 (1.54%) Games
14 23 (1.22%) Financial Institution
15 21 (1.11%) Legal
16 20 (1.06%) Law
17 19 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
18 17 (0.90%) Publishing
19 14 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
20 8 (0.42%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (25.94%) .NET
2 389 (20.64%) React
3 293 (15.54%) HTML
4 257 (13.63%) CSS
5 216 (11.46%) Spring
6 211 (11.19%) AngularJS
7 208 (11.03%) .NET Core
8 185 (9.81%) REST
9 170 (9.02%) RESTful
10 145 (7.69%) Node.js
11 135 (7.16%) Web Services
12 132 (7.00%) Spring Boot
13 127 (6.74%) HTML5
14 113 (5.99%) Kafka
15 101 (5.36%) .NET Framework
16 96 (5.09%) ASP.NET
17 74 (3.93%) XML
18 71 (3.77%) jQuery
19 69 (3.66%) Sass
20 64 (3.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 183 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
2 134 (7.11%) User Experience
3 83 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (3.55%) Derivative
5 66 (3.50%) Fixed Income
6 63 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (3.13%) Algorithms
8 51 (2.71%) Data Structures
9 49 (2.60%) Equities
10 40 (2.12%) Cloud Native
11 38 (2.02%) Blockchain
11 38 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
12 34 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 22 (1.17%) Blog
14 19 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
15 17 (0.90%) SWIFT
16 13 (0.69%) Legacy Systems
17 12 (0.64%) Market Risk
18 11 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 143 (7.59%) Linux
2 88 (4.67%) Windows
3 83 (4.40%) Android
4 72 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 66 (3.50%) Unix
6 6 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.053%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.053%) Debian
9 1 (0.053%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (37.61%) Agile
2 370 (19.63%) CI/CD
3 365 (19.36%) DevOps
4 364 (19.31%) Microservices
5 283 (15.01%) TDD
6 273 (14.48%) Full Stack Development
7 225 (11.94%) Unit Testing
8 214 (11.35%) Software Engineering
9 194 (10.29%) OO
10 191 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
11 188 (9.97%) Multithreading
12 185 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
13 184 (9.76%) Test Automation
14 173 (9.18%) Scrum
15 162 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
16 160 (8.49%) Fintech
17 146 (7.75%) MVC
18 142 (7.53%) Analytics
19 141 (7.48%) Mentoring
20 123 (6.53%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 712 (37.77%) Java
2 528 (28.01%) SQL
3 515 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 489 (25.94%) C#
5 273 (14.48%) Python
6 182 (9.66%) TypeScript
7 123 (6.53%) T-SQL
8 115 (6.10%) C++
9 111 (5.89%) PHP
10 60 (3.18%) Kotlin
11 43 (2.28%) Scala
12 33 (1.75%) Go
13 30 (1.59%) Perl
14 29 (1.54%) Ruby
15 27 (1.43%) C
16 24 (1.27%) Apex Code
17 20 (1.06%) Apple Swift
17 20 (1.06%) ES6
18 19 (1.01%) Bash
19 18 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (5.25%) Degree
2 27 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (0.69%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.53%) MCSE
5 10 (0.53%) PhD
6 8 (0.42%) MCSD
6 8 (0.42%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.16%) MCITP
7 3 (0.16%) MCTS
7 3 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.053%) CFA
9 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.053%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.053%) SANS
9 1 (0.053%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.66%) QA
2 19 (1.01%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.48%) MiFID
4 7 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.37%) EMIR
5 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.11%) WCAG
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.053%) NIST
System Software
1 190 (10.08%) Docker
2 19 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 127 (6.74%) Kubernetes
2 51 (2.71%) Terraform
3 10 (0.53%) Ansible
4 3 (0.16%) Kibana
5 2 (0.11%) Grafana
5 2 (0.11%) Puppet
5 2 (0.11%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.053%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.053%) Control-M
6 1 (0.053%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.053%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.053%) logstash
6 1 (0.053%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 277 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 63 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
3 54 (2.86%) Oracle
4 46 (2.44%) Google
5 33 (1.75%) Xamarin
6 18 (0.95%) Bloomberg
7 17 (0.90%) Sybase
8 15 (0.80%) QAD
9 14 (0.74%) Informatica
10 13 (0.69%) DocuSign
11 11 (0.58%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.53%) Databricks
13 9 (0.48%) SAP
13 9 (0.48%) SnapLogic
13 9 (0.48%) Talend
14 8 (0.42%) Actuate
14 8 (0.42%) Brio
14 8 (0.42%) PagerDuty
14 8 (0.42%) Sun
15 7 (0.37%) ServiceNow