The median annual salary for a Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Developer
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 10100 12786 11758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.94% 30.32% 27.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.28% 31.55% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8967 11562 10343
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +3.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in London

Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Developer in London

Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in London

Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1539 £62,500 +8.69% 403
Hammersmith +1 61 £58,750 +2.17% 2
Croydon +6 51 £52,500 -3.66% 14
Canary Wharf +3 43 £70,000 +27.27%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 26 £45,000 - 8
Brentford +7 24 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Wimbledon +18 20 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Uxbridge +3 19 £42,500 -4.49% 1
Twickenham -1 18 £50,000 +25.00% 4
West End of London -7 14 £45,000 -5.26% 57
Ruislip +3 12 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Chiswick -10 12 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Westminster -6 11 £57,500 +27.77% 6
Southwark +4 10 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Mayfair +1 10 £55,000 -45.00%
Hackney - 9 - -
Barnet 0 8 £40,000 +60.00%
Hounslow -9 8 £52,500 +7.14% 3
Teddington -1 7 £39,000 -2.50%
Stanmore - 7 £40,000 -
Docklands, London +1 6 £65,000 +23.80%
Beckenham -2 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bromley -5 6 £37,500 -7.30% 2
Romford +8 5 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Wembley -2 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Heathrow -8 5 £46,250 -2.63%
Isleworth - 5 £55,000 - 2
Ealing +8 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Harrow 0 4 £48,500 +2.10% 1
Greenford - 4 £55,000 -
Surbiton +10 3 £50,000 -4.76% 3
New Malden +6 3 £32,500 -31.57%
South Kensington -1 3 £39,245 -53.82%
Edgware -2 3 £42,500 +13.33%
West Drayton +5 2 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Orpington -1 2 £42,500 -
Paddington -2 2 £68,750 -1.78%
Enfield -3 2 £45,000 +8.43%
Greenwich - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 £40,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Mitcham - 1 £35,000 -
Northwood - 1 £40,000 -
Osterley - 1 £55,000 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 9156 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8724 (42.62%) JavaScript
3 6703 (32.74%) HTML
4 6609 (32.28%) C#
5 6538 (31.94%) Java
6 6105 (29.82%) Finance
7 6058 (29.59%) CSS
8 5961 (29.12%) .NET
9 5876 (28.70%) SQL
10 5274 (25.76%) TDD
11 4963 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 4531 (22.13%) AngularJS
13 3894 (19.02%) MVC
14 3262 (15.93%) ASP.NET
15 3197 (15.62%) OO
16 3166 (15.47%) HTML5
17 3124 (15.26%) Scrum
18 2879 (14.06%) Banking
19 2734 (13.36%) Degree
20 2622 (12.81%) Git (software)
21 2534 (12.38%) jQuery
22 2404 (11.74%) Python
23 2399 (11.72%) Node.js
24 2359 (11.52%) Microsoft
25 2312 (11.29%) Web Development
26 2279 (11.13%) Computer Science
27 2259 (11.04%) Front End Development
28 2242 (10.95%) BDD
29 2237 (10.93%) Software Engineering
30 2146 (10.48%) Linux

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 793 (3.87%) CMS
2 581 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
3 450 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 399 (1.95%) Apache
5 398 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 375 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 296 (1.45%) IIS
8 266 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 237 (1.16%) JBoss
10 217 (1.06%) Apache Solr
11 210 (1.03%) Drupal
12 204 (1.00%) WordPress
13 198 (0.97%) Umbraco
14 175 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 170 (0.83%) EPiServer
16 167 (0.82%) Confluence
17 159 (0.78%) Jetty
18 151 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 143 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
20 133 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1021 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 262 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 124 (0.61%) MS Office
4 110 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 37 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 34 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 29 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 28 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 23 (0.11%) InVision
10 18 (0.088%) MS Project
11 13 (0.064%) InDesign
11 13 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
12 11 (0.054%) GIMP
13 8 (0.039%) HipChat
13 8 (0.039%) InfoPath
14 7 (0.034%) MicroStation
15 4 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
15 4 (0.020%) Fireworks
16 3 (0.015%) Stata
17 2 (0.010%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 216 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 141 (0.69%) Magento
3 49 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 48 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 29 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (0.14%) Markit EDM
6 28 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 21 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.098%) NetSuite
9 19 (0.093%) Infor CloudSuite
9 19 (0.093%) Infor M3
10 17 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
10 17 (0.083%) thinkFolio
11 13 (0.064%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 12 (0.059%) Adobe Campaign
12 12 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 11 (0.054%) Cognos TM1
13 11 (0.054%) ION MarketView
14 10 (0.049%) Visualfiles
15 9 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1410 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 834 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 496 (2.42%) GitHub
4 418 (2.04%) SaaS
5 141 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 121 (0.59%) Google Play
7 94 (0.46%) Force.com
8 93 (0.45%) Heroku
9 83 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 83 (0.41%) PaaS
10 68 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 68 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 62 (0.30%) Office 365
12 49 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
13 40 (0.20%) Google App Engine
14 39 (0.19%) IaaS
15 34 (0.17%) Amazon S3
16 31 (0.15%) Slack
16 31 (0.15%) Trello
17 26 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 481 (2.35%) Internet
2 424 (2.07%) HTTP
3 162 (0.79%) Intranet
4 96 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 67 (0.33%) FTP
6 66 (0.32%) Broadband
7 53 (0.26%) Skype
8 46 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 40 (0.20%) SSL
10 35 (0.17%) LDAP
11 29 (0.14%) 3G
11 29 (0.14%) 4G
12 27 (0.13%) GSM
12 27 (0.13%) OpenFlow
13 26 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
14 23 (0.11%) Firewall
15 22 (0.11%) Extranet
15 22 (0.11%) Network Security
15 22 (0.11%) SSH
16 20 (0.098%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4963 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 1713 (8.37%) NoSQL
3 1662 (8.12%) MySQL
4 1195 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1039 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 1000 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 983 (4.80%) Big Data
8 950 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 908 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 849 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
11 687 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 661 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
13 501 (2.45%) Hadoop
14 483 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 445 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 434 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 397 (1.94%) Redis
18 346 (1.69%) RDBMS
19 281 (1.37%) Power BI
20 238 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2622 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 1002 (4.89%) Jenkins
3 893 (4.36%) Subversion
4 832 (4.06%) Maven
5 732 (3.58%) JIRA
6 664 (3.24%) Visual Studio
7 649 (3.17%) NUnit
8 565 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 560 (2.74%) JUnit
10 514 (2.51%) Grunt
11 498 (2.43%) gulp
12 477 (2.33%) TeamCity
13 453 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
14 382 (1.87%) Selenium
15 355 (1.73%) Moq
16 338 (1.65%) Jasmine
17 291 (1.42%) webpack
18 270 (1.32%) Cucumber
19 256 (1.25%) Gradle
20 247 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6105 (29.82%) Finance
2 2879 (14.06%) Banking
3 991 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 944 (4.61%) Games
5 921 (4.50%) Front Office
6 787 (3.84%) Marketing
7 724 (3.54%) Retail
8 682 (3.33%) Telecoms
9 522 (2.55%) Advertising
10 302 (1.48%) Publishing
11 294 (1.44%) Legal
12 285 (1.39%) Financial Institution
13 272 (1.33%) Back Office
14 181 (0.88%) Law
15 97 (0.47%) Music Industry
16 80 (0.39%) Automotive
17 69 (0.34%) Manufacturing
18 68 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 62 (0.30%) Electronics
20 53 (0.26%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6703 (32.74%) HTML
2 6058 (29.59%) CSS
3 5961 (29.12%) .NET
4 4531 (22.13%) AngularJS
5 3262 (15.93%) ASP.NET
6 3166 (15.47%) HTML5
7 2534 (12.38%) jQuery
8 2399 (11.72%) Node.js
9 2136 (10.43%) React
10 2089 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2051 (10.02%) CSS3
12 2006 (9.80%) Web Services
13 1838 (8.98%) REST
14 1683 (8.22%) Spring
15 1611 (7.87%) RESTful
16 1571 (7.67%) WCF
17 1560 (7.62%) XML
18 1325 (6.47%) .NET Framework
19 1254 (6.13%) WPF
20 1240 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2279 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 1317 (6.43%) User Experience
3 1214 (5.93%) Fintech
4 936 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 840 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 726 (3.55%) Algorithms
7 651 (3.18%) Hedge funds
8 605 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 520 (2.54%) Data Structures
10 467 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
11 457 (2.23%) Client/Server
12 453 (2.21%) Equities
13 445 (2.17%) Derivative
14 362 (1.77%) Fixed Income
15 175 (0.85%) Social Media
16 142 (0.69%) iPad
17 134 (0.65%) Management Information System
18 132 (0.64%) Online Games
19 130 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
20 113 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2146 (10.48%) Linux
2 1079 (5.27%) Windows
3 903 (4.41%) Unix
4 867 (4.24%) Android
5 787 (3.84%) Apple iOS
6 97 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 54 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 45 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 40 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (0.16%) CentOS
10 32 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (0.14%) Solaris
12 25 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 17 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.068%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.064%) AIX
16 8 (0.039%) HPUX
16 8 (0.039%) MVS
16 8 (0.039%) VMS
17 7 (0.034%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9156 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5274 (25.76%) TDD
3 3894 (19.02%) MVC
4 3197 (15.62%) OO
5 3124 (15.26%) Scrum
6 2312 (11.29%) Web Development
7 2259 (11.04%) Front End Development
8 2242 (10.95%) BDD
9 2237 (10.93%) Software Engineering
10 1951 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
11 1747 (8.53%) E-Commerce
12 1741 (8.50%) Multithreading
13 1391 (6.79%) OOP
14 1369 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
15 1229 (6.00%) Unit Testing
16 1201 (5.87%) SDLC
17 1177 (5.75%) Microservices
18 1165 (5.69%) Analytics
19 1066 (5.21%) DevOps
20 1010 (4.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8724 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 6609 (32.28%) C#
3 6538 (31.94%) Java
4 5876 (28.70%) SQL
5 2404 (11.74%) Python
6 1791 (8.75%) C++
7 1765 (8.62%) PHP
8 1286 (6.28%) T-SQL
9 1208 (5.90%) Scala
10 996 (4.87%) Ruby
11 590 (2.88%) ES6
12 434 (2.12%) C
13 429 (2.10%) TypeScript
14 410 (2.00%) Go
15 385 (1.88%) Objective-C
16 373 (1.82%) VB.NET
17 338 (1.65%) Apple Swift
18 314 (1.53%) Perl
19 304 (1.49%) PL/SQL
20 302 (1.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2734 (13.36%) Degree
2 145 (0.71%) PhD
3 141 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 110 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 52 (0.25%) SC Cleared
6 50 (0.24%) MCTS
7 42 (0.21%) MCSD
8 35 (0.17%) MCP
9 30 (0.15%) MCAD
10 26 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.093%) A+ Certification
12 13 (0.064%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.044%) Sun Certification
14 8 (0.039%) HND
14 8 (0.039%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.039%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.034%) CFA
15 7 (0.034%) MCPD
16 6 (0.029%) MySQL Certification
16 6 (0.029%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 774 (3.78%) QA
2 62 (0.30%) Data Quality
2 62 (0.30%) SDET
3 60 (0.29%) MiFID
4 58 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 43 (0.21%) SLA
6 18 (0.088%) EMIR
7 13 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
7 13 (0.064%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.049%) WAI
9 7 (0.034%) IFRS
9 7 (0.034%) IFRS 9
9 7 (0.034%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.029%) WCAG
11 5 (0.024%) IAS 39
11 5 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.020%) Basel III
12 4 (0.020%) ISO20022
12 4 (0.020%) SEPA
System Software
1 744 (3.63%) Docker
2 57 (0.28%) Varnish
3 51 (0.25%) HDFS
4 34 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (0.13%) KVM
6 26 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 22 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 16 (0.078%) LXC
10 15 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.059%) Apache Flume
13 11 (0.054%) etcd
14 6 (0.029%) Dovecot
15 5 (0.024%) Firmware
15 5 (0.024%) Shibboleth
16 4 (0.020%) Snort
16 4 (0.020%) Xen
17 3 (0.015%) vSphere
18 2 (0.010%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 353 (1.72%) Puppet
2 289 (1.41%) Ansible
3 275 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 169 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 91 (0.44%) Kibana
6 78 (0.38%) Control-M
7 73 (0.36%) logstash
8 48 (0.23%) Terraform
9 46 (0.22%) Salt
10 36 (0.18%) Mesos
11 16 (0.078%) Consul
11 16 (0.078%) Piwik
12 15 (0.073%) Grafana
12 15 (0.073%) Oozie
12 15 (0.073%) Packer
13 10 (0.049%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (0.049%) Nagios
14 9 (0.044%) StatsD
15 7 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.029%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2359 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 1254 (6.13%) Oracle
3 632 (3.09%) Google
4 366 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 345 (1.69%) Adobe
6 303 (1.48%) Tableau
7 254 (1.24%) Sybase
8 216 (1.06%) Zend
9 214 (1.05%) Facebook
10 182 (0.89%) IBM
11 175 (0.85%) TIBCO
12 172 (0.84%) Sitecore
13 142 (0.69%) Twitter
14 141 (0.69%) Xamarin
15 127 (0.62%) Apple
16 121 (0.59%) SAP
17 94 (0.46%) Cognos
18 91 (0.44%) hybris
19 85 (0.42%) Solace
20 80 (0.39%) Red Hat
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + stock options
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Share options
Posted: 29 minutes ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + stock / bonus / benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits, Bonus, healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + equity
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days holiday
Posted: 33 minutes ago