The median annual salary for a Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
London / City of London
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1516 2119 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.24% 30.21% 24.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.52% 31.62% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1951 2249
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
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 4809 6702 9653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.93% 95.54% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 5986 8221
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,075 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the City of London

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 1305 (41.25%) Finance
2 1273 (40.23%) Java
3 1198 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1192 (37.67%) JavaScript
5 1070 (33.82%) SQL
6 930 (29.39%) C#
7 892 (28.19%) SQL Server
8 859 (27.15%) HTML
9 836 (26.42%) .NET
10 756 (23.89%) CSS
11 677 (21.40%) Banking
12 607 (19.18%) TDD
12 607 (19.18%) AngularJS
13 462 (14.60%) MVC
14 434 (13.72%) Degree
15 415 (13.12%) ASP.NET
15 415 (13.12%) Scrum
16 411 (12.99%) HTML5
17 403 (12.74%) Microsoft
18 401 (12.67%) Linux
19 392 (12.39%) Web Development
20 387 (12.23%) jQuery
21 386 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 386 (12.20%) OO
22 380 (12.01%) Multithreading
23 328 (10.37%) Python
24 317 (10.02%) Fintech
25 314 (9.92%) Web Services
26 309 (9.77%) Front End Development
27 305 (9.64%) Low Latency

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 131 (4.14%) CMS
2 81 (2.56%) EPiServer
3 71 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
4 63 (1.99%) Apache
5 54 (1.71%) Jetty
5 54 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 47 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 35 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 31 (0.98%) IIS
8 31 (0.98%) JBoss
9 26 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 26 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 25 (0.79%) Confluence
10 25 (0.79%) WordPress
11 24 (0.76%) Drupal
12 20 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 19 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 18 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 15 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 127 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 25 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.35%) MS Office
4 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.095%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.063%) InVision
6 2 (0.063%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.032%) GIMP
7 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.032%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 18 (0.57%) Magento
2 13 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.28%) thinkFolio
5 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.13%) RMDS
7 4 (0.13%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.095%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.095%) StreamServe
9 2 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.063%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.063%) Eze OMS
9 2 (0.063%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.063%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.063%) Unica
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 150 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (1.64%) GitHub
4 36 (1.14%) SaaS
5 24 (0.76%) Force.com
6 15 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.41%) Office 365
8 12 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
11 8 (0.25%) TestFlight
12 6 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.16%) PaaS
13 5 (0.16%) Trello
14 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.095%) AdWords
15 3 (0.095%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.095%) Google Play
15 3 (0.095%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.54%) Internet
2 92 (2.91%) Intranet
3 51 (1.61%) HTTP
4 24 (0.76%) FTP
5 13 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.32%) Extranet
7 7 (0.22%) SSL
8 5 (0.16%) DNS
9 4 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.063%) DVB
10 2 (0.063%) Firewall
10 2 (0.063%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.063%) Network Security
11 1 (0.032%) 3G
11 1 (0.032%) 4G
11 1 (0.032%) GSM
11 1 (0.032%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.032%) LAN
11 1 (0.032%) OpenFlow
11 1 (0.032%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 892 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 386 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 227 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 225 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 216 (6.83%) NoSQL
6 206 (6.51%) MySQL
7 204 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
8 134 (4.24%) Big Data
9 132 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 121 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 116 (3.67%) Power BI
12 115 (3.63%) MongoDB
13 108 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
14 88 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 74 (2.34%) Hadoop
16 60 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
17 58 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
18 54 (1.71%) KDB
19 42 (1.33%) Redis
20 40 (1.26%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 266 (8.41%) Git (software)
2 233 (7.36%) Maven
3 162 (5.12%) Visual Studio
4 158 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 150 (4.74%) Jenkins
6 125 (3.95%) JIRA
7 120 (3.79%) JUnit
8 105 (3.32%) Subversion
9 82 (2.59%) Gradle
10 72 (2.28%) NUnit
11 50 (1.58%) TeamCity
12 44 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 42 (1.33%) MSTest
14 41 (1.30%) Ant
15 39 (1.23%) Grunt
16 38 (1.20%) gulp
16 38 (1.20%) Jasmine
17 37 (1.17%) Mockito
18 34 (1.07%) Eclipse
19 30 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 1305 (41.25%) Finance
2 677 (21.40%) Banking
3 298 (9.42%) Front Office
4 124 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 84 (2.65%) Marketing
6 72 (2.28%) Advertising
6 72 (2.28%) Retail
7 58 (1.83%) Back Office
8 57 (1.80%) Legal
9 49 (1.55%) Games
10 48 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 48 (1.52%) Publishing
11 34 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 17 (0.54%) Law
13 11 (0.35%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.28%) French Language
15 4 (0.13%) Automotive
15 4 (0.13%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.095%) Billing
16 3 (0.095%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (27.15%) HTML
2 836 (26.42%) .NET
3 756 (23.89%) CSS
4 607 (19.18%) AngularJS
5 415 (13.12%) ASP.NET
6 411 (12.99%) HTML5
7 387 (12.23%) jQuery
8 314 (9.92%) Web Services
9 289 (9.13%) Spring
10 277 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 272 (8.60%) CSS3
12 262 (8.28%) Node.js
13 246 (7.77%) React
14 219 (6.92%) XML
15 218 (6.89%) REST
16 212 (6.70%) .NET Framework
17 168 (5.31%) WCF
18 159 (5.03%) Entity Framework
19 147 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 141 (4.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 317 (10.02%) Fintech
2 305 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 230 (7.27%) User Experience
4 143 (4.52%) Algorithms
5 113 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 111 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 108 (3.41%) Hedge funds
8 107 (3.38%) Equities
9 99 (3.13%) Mobile App
10 82 (2.59%) Derivative
11 53 (1.68%) Client/Server
12 42 (1.33%) Fixed Income
13 40 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 31 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.76%) Social Media
16 23 (0.73%) SWIFT
17 22 (0.70%) Market Risk
18 19 (0.60%) N-Tier
18 19 (0.60%) Reference Data
19 16 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 401 (12.67%) Linux
2 174 (5.50%) Unix
3 153 (4.84%) Windows
4 96 (3.03%) Android
5 89 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.25%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.13%) Debian
10 2 (0.063%) CentOS
10 2 (0.063%) Solaris
10 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.032%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.032%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1198 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 607 (19.18%) TDD
3 462 (14.60%) MVC
4 415 (13.12%) Scrum
5 392 (12.39%) Web Development
6 386 (12.20%) OO
7 380 (12.01%) Multithreading
8 309 (9.77%) Front End Development
9 305 (9.64%) Low Latency
10 304 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
11 276 (8.72%) BDD
12 237 (7.49%) SDLC
13 234 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
14 220 (6.95%) Mathematics
15 188 (5.94%) ETL
15 188 (5.94%) OOD
16 174 (5.50%) Mentoring
17 167 (5.28%) Software Engineering
18 165 (5.21%) Microservices
19 147 (4.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1273 (40.23%) Java
2 1192 (37.67%) JavaScript
3 1070 (33.82%) SQL
4 930 (29.39%) C#
5 328 (10.37%) Python
6 294 (9.29%) C++
7 278 (8.79%) T-SQL
8 187 (5.91%) PHP
9 177 (5.59%) Scala
10 111 (3.51%) Ruby
11 84 (2.65%) XPath
12 74 (2.34%) C
13 68 (2.15%) PL/SQL
14 56 (1.77%) Apex Code
15 52 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 51 (1.61%) VB.NET
17 45 (1.42%) TypeScript
18 43 (1.36%) Perl
18 43 (1.36%) VBA
19 41 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 434 (13.72%) Degree
2 37 (1.17%) PhD
3 18 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.35%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.25%) MCTS
6 6 (0.19%) MCPD
6 6 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.16%) MCSD
8 4 (0.13%) MCP
8 4 (0.13%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.063%) OCP
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.032%) ACCA
10 1 (0.032%) CFA
10 1 (0.032%) CIMA
10 1 (0.032%) ISEB
10 1 (0.032%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.032%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.032%) PMP
10 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (4.80%) QA
2 19 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.32%) MiFID
5 5 (0.16%) EMIR
5 5 (0.16%) SDET
6 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.13%) SLA
7 3 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.095%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.063%) Basel III
8 2 (0.063%) GDPR
9 1 (0.032%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.032%) Basel II
9 1 (0.032%) COREP
9 1 (0.032%) GCP
System Software
1 110 (3.48%) Docker
2 8 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.13%) Varnish
3 4 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.095%) HDFS
5 2 (0.063%) KVM
5 2 (0.063%) Xen
6 1 (0.032%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.032%) Firmware
6 1 (0.032%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 61 (1.93%) Puppet
2 41 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.04%) Ansible
4 17 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.41%) Kibana
5 13 (0.41%) logstash
6 11 (0.35%) Salt
7 9 (0.28%) Control-M
8 6 (0.19%) Mesos
9 5 (0.16%) Piwik
10 4 (0.13%) Marathon
11 3 (0.095%) Grafana
11 3 (0.095%) MOM
11 3 (0.095%) StatsD
12 2 (0.063%) Rancher
13 1 (0.032%) Dokku
13 1 (0.032%) Graphite
13 1 (0.032%) Oozie
13 1 (0.032%) rkt
13 1 (0.032%) Terraform
Vendors
1 403 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 247 (7.81%) Oracle
3 78 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
3 78 (2.47%) Sybase
3 78 (2.47%) Tableau
4 54 (1.71%) TIBCO
5 41 (1.30%) Google
6 40 (1.26%) Adobe
6 40 (1.26%) Cognos
6 40 (1.26%) Twitter
7 31 (0.98%) Xamarin
8 29 (0.92%) PayPal
9 25 (0.79%) Zend
10 22 (0.70%) Sitecore
11 19 (0.60%) hybris
12 16 (0.51%) IBM
13 15 (0.47%) StreamBase
14 13 (0.41%) SAP
15 12 (0.38%) Red Hat
15 12 (0.38%) Solace
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, life ass
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Integrated Financial Arrangements plc
Salary: Competitive basic with discretionary bonus, BUPA, season ticket loan
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + fantastic benefits and working env
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago