Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3014 3837 5164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.53% 33.27% 30.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.17% 34.52% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2790 3610 4619
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% +2.17% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the City of London

Developer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge 0 15 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Moorgate +3 1 £42,500 -19.05%
Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1248 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1204 (39.95%) Finance
3 1136 (37.69%) JavaScript
4 1109 (36.79%) Java
5 938 (31.12%) SQL
6 852 (28.27%) C#
7 850 (28.20%) HTML
8 791 (26.24%) .NET
9 750 (24.88%) CSS
10 731 (24.25%) SQL Server
11 675 (22.40%) TDD
12 613 (20.34%) AngularJS
13 539 (17.88%) MVC
14 521 (17.29%) Microsoft
15 466 (15.46%) Banking
16 422 (14.00%) ASP.NET
17 393 (13.04%) HTML5
18 388 (12.87%) Degree
19 384 (12.74%) Python
20 362 (12.01%) Front End Development
20 362 (12.01%) Fintech
21 358 (11.88%) jQuery
22 347 (11.51%) Scrum
23 345 (11.45%) Git (software)
24 343 (11.38%) Multithreading
25 342 (11.35%) OO
26 332 (11.02%) React
27 319 (10.58%) Web Development
28 303 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
29 295 (9.79%) Business Intelligence

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
1 123 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 84 (2.79%) CMS
3 81 (2.69%) Apache Spark
4 76 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 47 (1.56%) IIS
6 45 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 33 (1.09%) EPiServer
9 26 (0.86%) JBoss
9 26 (0.86%) WordPress
10 24 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 23 (0.76%) Apache
11 23 (0.76%) Jetty
12 22 (0.73%) Apache Solr
13 20 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.60%) Confluence
15 16 (0.53%) Drupal
16 15 (0.50%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.43%) OpenStack
18 11 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 75 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 28 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.66%) InVision
5 14 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.100%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.033%) HipChat
10 1 (0.033%) InDesign
10 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.033%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 56 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.60%) MetaTrader
4 13 (0.43%) Temenos Globus
4 13 (0.43%) Temenos T24
5 12 (0.40%) Revive Adserver
6 9 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.20%) Magento
7 6 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.13%) ReMetrica
10 3 (0.100%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.100%) RMDS
10 3 (0.100%) Summit
11 2 (0.066%) Actimize
11 2 (0.066%) Endur
11 2 (0.066%) FastStats
11 2 (0.066%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.066%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 254 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.29%) SaaS
4 50 (1.66%) GitHub
5 34 (1.13%) npm
6 28 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (0.93%) Office 365
7 24 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
8 22 (0.73%) Heroku
9 19 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
11 10 (0.33%) Force.com
11 10 (0.33%) Google Play
12 8 (0.27%) PaaS
13 7 (0.23%) FinancialForce
13 7 (0.23%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.20%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.20%) DigitalOcean
14 6 (0.20%) Slack
15 5 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.06%) Intranet
2 56 (1.86%) Internet
3 26 (0.86%) HTTP
4 8 (0.27%) SMS
4 8 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.13%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.13%) SSL
6 3 (0.100%) InfiniBand
6 3 (0.100%) IPFIX
6 3 (0.100%) Network Security
6 3 (0.100%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.066%) Broadband
7 2 (0.066%) DNS
7 2 (0.066%) SMTP
8 1 (0.033%) Firewall
8 1 (0.033%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.033%) Skype
8 1 (0.033%) VPN
8 1 (0.033%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 731 (24.25%) SQL Server
2 248 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 238 (7.90%) MySQL
4 235 (7.80%) NoSQL
5 191 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 177 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 175 (5.81%) Big Data
8 162 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
9 145 (4.81%) Relational Database
10 115 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 106 (3.52%) Hadoop
12 100 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
13 79 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 76 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 67 (2.22%) RDBMS
15 67 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 63 (2.09%) Power BI
17 62 (2.06%) Blockchain
18 57 (1.89%) Redis
19 55 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 345 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 168 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 120 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 110 (3.65%) Maven
5 104 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 93 (3.09%) JIRA
7 75 (2.49%) TeamCity
8 71 (2.36%) JUnit
9 66 (2.19%) Selenium
10 65 (2.16%) webpack
11 61 (2.02%) Jasmine
12 60 (1.99%) gulp
13 57 (1.89%) Grunt
14 54 (1.79%) Gradle
15 46 (1.53%) Subversion
16 38 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 37 (1.23%) Mocha
18 36 (1.19%) NUnit
19 35 (1.16%) Mockito
20 30 (1.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1204 (39.95%) Finance
2 466 (15.46%) Banking
3 246 (8.16%) Front Office
4 152 (5.04%) Advertising
5 148 (4.91%) Investment Banking
6 97 (3.22%) Marketing
7 72 (2.39%) Retail
8 69 (2.29%) Games
9 66 (2.19%) Legal
10 62 (2.06%) Financial Institution
11 55 (1.82%) Back Office
12 42 (1.39%) Law
13 33 (1.09%) Publishing
14 29 (0.96%) Telecoms
15 21 (0.70%) Electronics
16 17 (0.56%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.27%) Private Banking
18 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.17%) Automotive
20 3 (0.100%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 850 (28.20%) HTML
2 791 (26.24%) .NET
3 750 (24.88%) CSS
4 613 (20.34%) AngularJS
5 422 (14.00%) ASP.NET
6 393 (13.04%) HTML5
7 358 (11.88%) jQuery
8 332 (11.02%) React
9 283 (9.39%) Web Services
10 280 (9.29%) Spring
11 269 (8.93%) CSS3
12 263 (8.73%) Node.js
13 246 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 246 (8.16%) RESTful
14 232 (7.70%) REST
15 206 (6.83%) .NET Framework
16 165 (5.47%) Hibernate
17 163 (5.41%) XML
18 161 (5.34%) Sass
19 150 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 362 (12.01%) Fintech
2 257 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 231 (7.66%) Greenfield Project
4 223 (7.40%) User Experience
5 158 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 128 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
7 103 (3.42%) Algorithms
8 82 (2.72%) Fixed Income
9 72 (2.39%) Mobile App
10 71 (2.36%) Equities
11 59 (1.96%) Hedge funds
12 51 (1.69%) Data Structures
13 50 (1.66%) Derivative
14 36 (1.19%) Credit Risk
14 36 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (1.00%) Market Risk
16 25 (0.83%) Reinsurance
17 24 (0.80%) Client/Server
18 20 (0.66%) Management Information System
19 18 (0.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 226 (7.50%) Linux
2 144 (4.78%) Windows
3 102 (3.38%) Unix
4 59 (1.96%) Android
5 52 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.36%) Solaris
8 7 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.17%) Fedora
9 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.100%) HPUX
10 3 (0.100%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.066%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.033%) AIX
12 1 (0.033%) CentOS
12 1 (0.033%) Debian
12 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.033%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1248 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (22.40%) TDD
3 539 (17.88%) MVC
4 362 (12.01%) Front End Development
5 347 (11.51%) Scrum
6 343 (11.38%) Multithreading
7 342 (11.35%) OO
8 319 (10.58%) Web Development
9 303 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
10 295 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
11 280 (9.29%) Microservices
12 251 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 201 (6.67%) BDD
14 188 (6.24%) DevOps
15 182 (6.04%) Unit Testing
16 176 (5.84%) SDLC
17 167 (5.54%) E-Commerce
18 157 (5.21%) ETL
19 155 (5.14%) Test Automation
20 152 (5.04%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1136 (37.69%) JavaScript
2 1109 (36.79%) Java
3 938 (31.12%) SQL
4 852 (28.27%) C#
5 384 (12.74%) Python
6 267 (8.86%) T-SQL
7 235 (7.80%) PHP
8 193 (6.40%) C++
9 170 (5.64%) Scala
10 113 (3.75%) Ruby
11 88 (2.92%) TypeScript
12 76 (2.52%) ES6
13 68 (2.26%) VBA
14 62 (2.06%) PowerShell
15 52 (1.73%) VB
16 47 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 47 (1.56%) VB.NET
17 41 (1.36%) R
18 40 (1.33%) Groovy
19 37 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 388 (12.87%) Degree
2 125 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.46%) PhD
4 27 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.23%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.13%) MCSD
9 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.100%) MCSA
11 2 (0.066%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.066%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.066%) MCP
11 2 (0.066%) PMP
12 1 (0.033%) ISEB
12 1 (0.033%) OCP
12 1 (0.033%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.55%) QA
2 10 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.17%) Basel III
3 5 (0.17%) MiFID
4 3 (0.100%) SLA
5 2 (0.066%) GCP
5 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.066%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.066%) SEPA
6 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.033%) HL7
6 1 (0.033%) PMO
System Software
1 201 (6.67%) Docker
2 10 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.33%) Apache Flume
2 10 (0.33%) HDFS
3 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.100%) Varnish
4 3 (0.100%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.066%) GridGain
5 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.033%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (1.76%) Ansible
2 42 (1.39%) Puppet
3 38 (1.26%) Kubernetes
4 35 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.46%) Kibana
5 14 (0.46%) logstash
6 10 (0.33%) Mesos
7 9 (0.30%) Salt
8 7 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.23%) Terraform
9 6 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.13%) Control-M
10 4 (0.13%) Grafana
10 4 (0.13%) Graphite
11 3 (0.100%) SCCM
12 2 (0.066%) SCOM
12 2 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.033%) MOM
13 1 (0.033%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.033%) WMI
Vendors
1 521 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 171 (5.67%) Oracle
3 63 (2.09%) Google
4 40 (1.33%) Sitecore
4 40 (1.33%) Tableau
5 34 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (1.13%) TIBCO
6 29 (0.96%) SAP
7 24 (0.80%) Sybase
8 22 (0.73%) Adobe
9 21 (0.70%) StreamBase
10 19 (0.63%) Zend
11 17 (0.56%) Cognos
12 15 (0.50%) Xamarin
13 14 (0.46%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.43%) Alteryx
14 13 (0.43%) IBM
14 13 (0.43%) jBASE
14 13 (0.43%) Temenos
15 12 (0.40%) MicroStrategy