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The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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

Software Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 120 137 176
Rank change year-on-year +17 +39 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 218 113 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.71% 2.07% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 2.23% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 147 109 69
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £39,250
25th Percentile £50,625 £47,500 £48,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +8.43%
75th Percentile £98,750 £82,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £95,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% - +12.50%

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 7,463 5,063 5,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.60% 92.58% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,662 4,511 5,040
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £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 £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the City of London

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Software Developer in the City of London

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in the City of London

Software 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 Software Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 3 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
London Bridge - 4 £72,500 -
Software Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Software 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 City of London region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 136 (62.39%) C#
2 122 (55.96%) .NET
3 117 (53.67%) Agile
4 109 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 82 (37.61%) Java
5 82 (37.61%) Social Skills
6 67 (30.73%) HTML
6 67 (30.73%) Python
7 62 (28.44%) Azure
8 59 (27.06%) CSS
9 58 (26.61%) OO
9 58 (26.61%) .NET Core
10 57 (26.15%) TDD
11 54 (24.77%) C++
12 53 (24.31%) SQL Server
13 52 (23.85%) Computer Science
14 51 (23.39%) SQL
14 51 (23.39%) Greenfield Project
15 50 (22.94%) React
16 48 (22.02%) Windows
17 47 (21.56%) Git (software)
17 47 (21.56%) HTML5
18 45 (20.64%) DevOps
19 44 (20.18%) Multithreaded Programming
19 44 (20.18%) Multithreading
20 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
21 36 (16.51%) Mentoring
22 35 (16.06%) Unit Testing
22 35 (16.06%) Relational Database
23 34 (15.60%) Test Automation

Software 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 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.46%) Apache
2 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.46%) Appian
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.46%) JBoss
2 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
2 1 (0.46%) nginx
2 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.92%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.44%) Azure
2 27 (12.39%) AWS
3 19 (8.72%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
4 17 (7.80%) Azure DevOps
5 11 (5.05%) SaaS
6 10 (4.59%) Serverless
7 8 (3.67%) Azure Functions
7 8 (3.67%) Azure Service Bus
8 6 (2.75%) GitHub
9 4 (1.83%) GCP
9 4 (1.83%) Salesforce Einstein
10 3 (1.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.38%) Power Automate
10 3 (1.38%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.38%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.75%) Broadband
2 5 (2.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.06%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.59%) MySQL
4 8 (3.67%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) DynamoDB
10 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (21.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.88%) JIRA
3 13 (5.96%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.96%) JUnit
3 13 (5.96%) Selenium
3 13 (5.96%) TeamCity
4 12 (5.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (4.59%) Plastic SCM
6 9 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.67%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.21%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.75%) JMeter
10 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.92%) Cypress.io
12 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.46%) Gradle
12 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.46%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 82 (37.61%) Social Skills
2 30 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.76%) Finance
3 26 (11.93%) Retail
4 8 (3.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 8 (3.67%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.29%) Back Office
5 5 (2.29%) Fire and Rescue
6 4 (1.83%) Games
6 4 (1.83%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.38%) Law
8 2 (0.92%) Front Office
8 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (55.96%) .NET
2 67 (30.73%) HTML
3 59 (27.06%) CSS
4 58 (26.61%) .NET Core
5 50 (22.94%) React
6 47 (21.56%) HTML5
7 22 (10.09%) ASP.NET
8 20 (9.17%) .NET Framework
9 18 (8.26%) RESTful
10 16 (7.34%) AngularJS
10 16 (7.34%) Entity Framework
10 16 (7.34%) Node.js
11 14 (6.42%) WPF
12 11 (5.05%) Web Services
13 10 (4.59%) JSON
14 9 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (4.13%) jQuery
14 9 (4.13%) REST
15 8 (3.67%) Kafka
15 8 (3.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.39%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (11.93%) Cloud Native
3 23 (10.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.29%) User Experience
5 4 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.38%) Derivative
6 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.92%) Equities
7 2 (0.92%) Hackathon
7 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.02%) Windows
2 8 (3.67%) Android
2 8 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.38%) Linux
3 3 (1.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (53.67%) Agile
2 58 (26.61%) OO
3 57 (26.15%) TDD
4 52 (23.85%) Computer Science
5 45 (20.64%) DevOps
6 44 (20.18%) Multithreaded Programming
6 44 (20.18%) Multithreading
7 36 (16.51%) Mentoring
8 35 (16.06%) Unit Testing
9 34 (15.60%) Collaborative Working
9 34 (15.60%) OOP
9 34 (15.60%) Test Automation
10 32 (14.68%) CI/CD
11 30 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (13.30%) Scrum
13 28 (12.84%) Full Stack Development
14 27 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (11.01%) MVC
15 24 (11.01%) Software Engineering
16 23 (10.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 136 (62.39%) C#
2 109 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 82 (37.61%) Java
4 67 (30.73%) Python
5 54 (24.77%) C++
6 51 (23.39%) SQL
7 28 (12.84%) TypeScript
8 26 (11.93%) PHP
9 23 (10.55%) C
10 22 (10.09%) Go
11 15 (6.88%) T-SQL
12 11 (5.05%) Ruby
12 11 (5.05%) VB.NET
13 9 (4.13%) Perl
14 8 (3.67%) Kotlin
14 8 (3.67%) MATLAB
14 8 (3.67%) Objective-C
14 8 (3.67%) Pascal
14 8 (3.67%) R
14 8 (3.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (3.21%) Degree
2 5 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.50%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (5.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (6.42%) Kubernetes
2 13 (5.96%) Terraform
3 1 (0.46%) Kibana
3 1 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.84%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.67%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.38%) Databricks
4 3 (1.38%) iManage
4 3 (1.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.92%) Google
6 1 (0.46%) Cadence
6 1 (0.46%) Capita
6 1 (0.46%) OpenText
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle
6 1 (0.46%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.46%) Sun