The median annual salary for a Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1483 2030 2875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 28.49% 31.98% 27.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.88% 33.23% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1882 2565
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,300 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the City of London

Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Developer in the City of London

Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the City of London

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1246 (41.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1185 (39.65%) JavaScript
3 1177 (39.38%) Java
4 1136 (38.01%) Finance
5 989 (33.09%) SQL
6 861 (28.81%) HTML
7 800 (26.76%) SQL Server
8 794 (26.56%) C#
9 787 (26.33%) CSS
10 686 (22.95%) .NET
11 616 (20.61%) AngularJS
12 611 (20.44%) TDD
13 526 (17.60%) Banking
14 448 (14.99%) Degree
15 439 (14.69%) Microsoft
16 437 (14.62%) Scrum
17 419 (14.02%) MVC
18 392 (13.11%) jQuery
19 385 (12.88%) HTML5
20 383 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
21 343 (11.48%) Fintech
22 341 (11.41%) Linux
23 338 (11.31%) Multithreading
24 335 (11.21%) Spring
25 332 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 326 (10.91%) React
27 324 (10.84%) ASP.NET
28 314 (10.51%) Python
29 304 (10.17%) Front End Development
30 302 (10.10%) OO

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 77 (2.58%) CMS
2 55 (1.84%) Apache
3 51 (1.71%) JBoss
4 49 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 43 (1.44%) IIS
7 40 (1.34%) SharePoint
8 37 (1.24%) Confluence
8 37 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 33 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 32 (1.07%) Apache Solr
11 29 (0.97%) WordPress
12 28 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 25 (0.84%) EPiServer
14 22 (0.74%) Jetty
15 21 (0.70%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.64%) Drupal
17 16 (0.54%) Ethereum
18 13 (0.43%) Marvel
19 12 (0.40%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 44 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.43%) InVision
5 11 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.033%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 23 (0.77%) Magento
2 16 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.54%) Eloqua
2 16 (0.54%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.40%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.20%) MetaTrader
4 6 (0.20%) Revive Adserver
4 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.13%) RMDS
7 3 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
7 3 (0.10%) Investran
7 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.067%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.067%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.067%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 203 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (2.07%) SaaS
4 52 (1.74%) GitHub
5 28 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (0.80%) AWS OpsWorks
8 22 (0.74%) Office 365
9 18 (0.60%) TestFlight
10 17 (0.57%) Force.com
11 16 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 14 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.27%) Heroku
16 7 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
17 5 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
18 4 (0.13%) Basecamp
18 4 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.61%) HTTP
2 40 (1.34%) Intranet
3 35 (1.17%) Internet
4 17 (0.57%) FTP
5 14 (0.47%) DNS
6 5 (0.17%) Extranet
7 4 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.13%) SSL
7 4 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.10%) Firewall
8 3 (0.10%) Multicast
9 2 (0.067%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.033%) LAN
10 1 (0.033%) SMS
10 1 (0.033%) SSH
10 1 (0.033%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.033%) VPN
10 1 (0.033%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 800 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 332 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 241 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 236 (7.90%) MySQL
4 236 (7.90%) NoSQL
5 230 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 226 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 147 (4.92%) MongoDB
8 139 (4.65%) Big Data
9 136 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 119 (3.98%) Power BI
11 90 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 85 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
13 78 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 75 (2.51%) Blockchain
15 73 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 64 (2.14%) Hadoop
17 52 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
18 51 (1.71%) Redis
19 46 (1.54%) KDB
Development Applications
1 300 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 189 (6.32%) Maven
3 155 (5.19%) JIRA
4 126 (4.22%) JUnit
5 124 (4.15%) Visual Studio
6 117 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 98 (3.28%) Subversion
8 95 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 85 (2.84%) TeamCity
10 68 (2.28%) Selenium
11 67 (2.24%) Jasmine
12 63 (2.11%) Gradle
13 50 (1.67%) NUnit
14 44 (1.47%) webpack
15 43 (1.44%) Cucumber
16 41 (1.37%) Mockito
17 40 (1.34%) Grunt
18 39 (1.30%) Ant
19 38 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
20 35 (1.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 1136 (38.01%) Finance
2 526 (17.60%) Banking
3 241 (8.06%) Front Office
4 141 (4.72%) Investment Banking
5 111 (3.71%) Legal
6 86 (2.88%) Marketing
7 78 (2.61%) Advertising
8 67 (2.24%) Retail
9 63 (2.11%) Financial Institution
10 51 (1.71%) Back Office
11 40 (1.34%) Games
12 33 (1.10%) Publishing
13 26 (0.87%) Telecoms
14 18 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.43%) Law
16 8 (0.27%) French Language
17 7 (0.23%) Electronics
18 6 (0.20%) Billing
18 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 861 (28.81%) HTML
2 787 (26.33%) CSS
3 686 (22.95%) .NET
4 616 (20.61%) AngularJS
5 392 (13.11%) jQuery
6 385 (12.88%) HTML5
7 335 (11.21%) Spring
8 326 (10.91%) React
9 324 (10.84%) ASP.NET
10 261 (8.73%) Node.js
10 261 (8.73%) Web Services
11 235 (7.86%) CSS3
12 230 (7.69%) REST
13 207 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 192 (6.42%) Hibernate
15 175 (5.85%) RESTful
16 164 (5.49%) .NET Framework
17 159 (5.32%) XML
18 135 (4.52%) JSON
19 131 (4.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 343 (11.48%) Fintech
2 286 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 271 (9.07%) User Experience
4 225 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
5 111 (3.71%) Mobile App
6 107 (3.58%) Algorithms
7 100 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 98 (3.28%) Equities
9 84 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
10 81 (2.71%) Hedge funds
11 74 (2.48%) Derivative
12 49 (1.64%) Fixed Income
13 40 (1.34%) Credit Risk
13 40 (1.34%) Data Structures
14 37 (1.24%) Market Risk
15 36 (1.20%) Client/Server
16 25 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (0.77%) Social Media
18 16 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
19 15 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 341 (11.41%) Linux
2 143 (4.78%) Unix
3 120 (4.01%) Windows
4 113 (3.78%) Android
5 98 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.30%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.13%) Debian
10 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.067%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.033%) CentOS
12 1 (0.033%) Fedora
12 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.033%) Solaris
12 1 (0.033%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1246 (41.69%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (20.44%) TDD
3 437 (14.62%) Scrum
4 419 (14.02%) MVC
5 383 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
6 338 (11.31%) Multithreading
7 304 (10.17%) Front End Development
8 302 (10.10%) OO
9 297 (9.94%) Web Development
10 280 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
11 270 (9.03%) BDD
12 259 (8.67%) Low Latency
13 207 (6.93%) ETL
14 202 (6.76%) Microservices
15 183 (6.12%) Mentoring
16 177 (5.92%) Software Engineering
17 172 (5.75%) Test Automation
18 171 (5.72%) SDLC
19 164 (5.49%) Unit Testing
20 128 (4.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1185 (39.65%) JavaScript
2 1177 (39.38%) Java
3 989 (33.09%) SQL
4 794 (26.56%) C#
5 314 (10.51%) Python
6 292 (9.77%) T-SQL
7 232 (7.76%) C++
8 215 (7.19%) PHP
9 141 (4.72%) Scala
10 121 (4.05%) Ruby
11 76 (2.54%) ES6
12 65 (2.17%) C
13 61 (2.04%) PL/SQL
14 53 (1.77%) Apex Code
15 52 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 50 (1.67%) TypeScript
17 44 (1.47%) Shell Script
18 43 (1.44%) Objective-C
19 42 (1.41%) Go
20 41 (1.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 448 (14.99%) Degree
2 143 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (0.80%) PhD
4 21 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
5 20 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.40%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.37%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.30%) MCP
9 6 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.20%) MCPD
9 6 (0.20%) MCTS
10 5 (0.17%) ISEB
10 5 (0.17%) MCSD
10 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.17%) PMP
10 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.13%) OCMJD
12 3 (0.10%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.067%) HND
13 2 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (2.98%) QA
2 11 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.33%) GCP
3 10 (0.33%) MiFID
4 6 (0.20%) SLA
5 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.10%) EMIR
7 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.067%) Basel III
8 2 (0.067%) COREP
9 1 (0.033%) Basel II
System Software
1 92 (3.08%) Docker
2 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.13%) Varnish
3 4 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.10%) HDFS
5 2 (0.067%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (1.17%) Puppet
2 28 (0.94%) Ansible
3 21 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.60%) Kibana
5 17 (0.57%) logstash
6 13 (0.43%) Control-M
6 13 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.37%) Salt
8 5 (0.17%) Grafana
8 5 (0.17%) Piwik
8 5 (0.17%) Terraform
9 4 (0.13%) SCOM
9 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.10%) Mesos
10 3 (0.10%) MOM
10 3 (0.10%) StatsD
11 2 (0.067%) Graphite
11 2 (0.067%) SCCM
12 1 (0.033%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.033%) Nagios
Vendors
1 439 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 229 (7.66%) Oracle
3 86 (2.88%) Sybase
4 81 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
5 67 (2.24%) Tableau
6 47 (1.57%) Adobe
7 46 (1.54%) TIBCO
8 43 (1.44%) Xamarin
9 42 (1.41%) Google
10 35 (1.17%) StreamBase
11 32 (1.07%) Twitter
12 29 (0.97%) Cognos
13 24 (0.80%) Atlassian
14 19 (0.64%) Sitecore
15 18 (0.60%) PayPal
16 17 (0.57%) Zend
17 16 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
17 16 (0.54%) Red Hat
18 15 (0.50%) SAP
19 14 (0.47%) Talend
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + To £55k plus excellent bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Share Options + Great Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + 35% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £78,000 and expansive benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 2 days ago