The median annual salary for a Developer was £59,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 10843 12312 12894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.92% 30.73% 28.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.55% 32.04% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9077 11085 11276
Median salary £59,500 £55,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.72% +6.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 1464 £60,000 - 361
Hammersmith 0 133 £60,000 +13.20% 4
Croydon 0 50 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +7 32 £50,000 - 13
Canary Wharf -3 32 £63,000 +0.80%
Bromley +7 30 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Uxbridge -1 25 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Chiswick -2 25 £57,500 +4.54%
Brentford +5 24 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Wimbledon +7 23 £42,500 -9.57% 4
Twickenham -3 23 £50,000 +17.64% 1
West End of London -2 22 £50,000 +11.11% 52
Wembley +1 20 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Romford +16 15 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Mayfair +2 15 £52,500 -25.00%
New Malden -1 14 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Westminster -5 13 £90,000 +113.70% 4
Hounslow +4 12 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Barnet +2 11 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Ruislip -1 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Ealing +11 8 £40,000 -37.25%
Stanmore 0 8 £40,000 +8.10%
Surbiton 0 8 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Paddington +2 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Docklands, London +1 7 £60,000 -
Greenford - 7 £40,000 -
South Kensington - 6 £35,000 -
Isleworth +4 4 £55,000 -
Edgware - 4 £42,500 -
Harrow +6 3 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Sidcup 0 3 - -
Heathrow -2 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Greenwich -4 3 £50,000 - 1
Enfield +3 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Southwark +3 2 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Moorgate -1 2 £41,250 -14.06%
Teddington -6 2 £46,750 +55.83% 1
Feltham -9 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Coulsdon - 2 £45,000 -
Dagenham -9 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Morden - 1 £35,000 -
Hackney - 1 - -
Chislehurst - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 9616 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8738 (41.85%) JavaScript
3 6823 (32.68%) C#
4 6515 (31.21%) Java
5 6504 (31.15%) HTML
6 6195 (29.67%) Finance
7 6179 (29.60%) .NET
8 5975 (28.62%) SQL
9 5966 (28.58%) CSS
10 5457 (26.14%) TDD
11 5187 (24.85%) SQL Server
12 4669 (22.36%) AngularJS
13 4120 (19.73%) MVC
14 3330 (15.95%) ASP.NET
15 3329 (15.95%) Scrum
16 3073 (14.72%) OO
17 2980 (14.27%) Banking
18 2914 (13.96%) HTML5
19 2843 (13.62%) Git (software)
20 2709 (12.98%) Degree
21 2527 (12.10%) jQuery
22 2515 (12.05%) Node.js
23 2477 (11.86%) Python
24 2470 (11.83%) Microsoft
25 2420 (11.59%) BDD
26 2359 (11.30%) Front End Development
27 2353 (11.27%) React
28 2250 (10.78%) Computer Science
29 2237 (10.72%) Web Development
30 2208 (10.58%) 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
1 790 (3.78%) CMS
2 572 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 446 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 441 (2.11%) Apache
5 407 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 381 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 279 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 271 (1.30%) JBoss
9 242 (1.16%) Apache Solr
10 236 (1.13%) Umbraco
11 221 (1.06%) WordPress
12 216 (1.03%) Drupal
13 215 (1.03%) IIS
14 189 (0.91%) Confluence
15 174 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
16 146 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
17 141 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
18 132 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 112 (0.54%) EPiServer
20 110 (0.53%) Jetty
Applications
1 410 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 271 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 126 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
4 113 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 54 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 52 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 31 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 22 (0.11%) InVision
9 18 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (0.057%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.048%) Chatbot
11 10 (0.048%) InDesign
12 7 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.014%) GIMP
14 3 (0.014%) Stata
15 2 (0.010%) MicroStation
15 2 (0.010%) UXPin
15 2 (0.010%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 298 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 116 (0.56%) Magento
3 85 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 83 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 51 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 41 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 33 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 23 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite
8 23 (0.11%) Infor M3
9 21 (0.10%) Eloqua
10 19 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 15 (0.072%) Cognos TM1
11 15 (0.072%) ION MarketView
12 14 (0.067%) NetSuite
12 14 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
12 14 (0.067%) thinkFolio
13 13 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 13 (0.062%) MetaTrader
14 12 (0.057%) Summit
15 10 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1608 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1001 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 611 (2.93%) GitHub
4 505 (2.42%) SaaS
5 139 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 124 (0.59%) PaaS
7 116 (0.56%) Google Play
8 107 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 90 (0.43%) Google Analytics
10 89 (0.43%) Force.com
11 79 (0.38%) Office 365
12 77 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
13 76 (0.36%) Heroku
14 72 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 70 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 55 (0.26%) Amazon S3
16 55 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
16 55 (0.26%) IaaS
17 39 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
18 34 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 425 (2.04%) Internet
2 381 (1.82%) HTTP
3 139 (0.67%) Intranet
4 74 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 71 (0.34%) FTP
6 68 (0.33%) Broadband
7 67 (0.32%) Skype
8 39 (0.19%) LDAP
9 37 (0.18%) DNS
10 31 (0.15%) SSL
11 29 (0.14%) Firewall
11 29 (0.14%) SSH
12 24 (0.11%) Ethernet
12 24 (0.11%) Extranet
13 22 (0.11%) InfiniBand
14 21 (0.10%) Network Security
15 20 (0.096%) HTTPS
16 19 (0.091%) VoIP
17 18 (0.086%) FIX Connectivity
18 12 (0.057%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5187 (24.85%) SQL Server
2 1782 (8.54%) MySQL
3 1682 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 1223 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1163 (5.57%) MongoDB
6 1073 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 997 (4.78%) Relational Database
8 937 (4.49%) Big Data
9 898 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
10 846 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 704 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 673 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
13 495 (2.37%) Redis
14 491 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
15 487 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 475 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
17 450 (2.16%) Hadoop
18 317 (1.52%) RDBMS
19 301 (1.44%) Power BI
20 247 (1.18%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2843 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 1054 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 922 (4.42%) Maven
4 877 (4.20%) Subversion
5 814 (3.90%) JIRA
6 673 (3.22%) NUnit
7 671 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 659 (3.16%) Visual Studio
9 621 (2.97%) JUnit
10 535 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 526 (2.52%) gulp
12 494 (2.37%) Grunt
13 472 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
14 426 (2.04%) Selenium
15 399 (1.91%) Jasmine
16 378 (1.81%) webpack
17 339 (1.62%) Moq
18 282 (1.35%) Cucumber
19 276 (1.32%) Gradle
20 268 (1.28%) Mockito
General
1 6195 (29.67%) Finance
2 2980 (14.27%) Banking
3 1368 (6.55%) Investment Banking
4 1040 (4.98%) Retail
5 1026 (4.91%) Front Office
6 949 (4.55%) Games
7 893 (4.28%) Marketing
8 486 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 450 (2.16%) Advertising
10 389 (1.86%) Legal
11 357 (1.71%) Financial Institution
12 340 (1.63%) Retail Banking
13 303 (1.45%) Publishing
14 257 (1.23%) Back Office
15 178 (0.85%) Law
16 136 (0.65%) Electronics
17 133 (0.64%) Manufacturing
18 89 (0.43%) Music Industry
19 80 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
20 63 (0.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6504 (31.15%) HTML
2 6179 (29.60%) .NET
3 5966 (28.58%) CSS
4 4669 (22.36%) AngularJS
5 3330 (15.95%) ASP.NET
6 2914 (13.96%) HTML5
7 2527 (12.10%) jQuery
8 2515 (12.05%) Node.js
9 2353 (11.27%) React
10 2141 (10.26%) Web Services
11 2117 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1903 (9.12%) CSS3
13 1892 (9.06%) Spring
14 1879 (9.00%) REST
15 1807 (8.66%) RESTful
16 1592 (7.63%) WCF
17 1452 (6.96%) XML
18 1382 (6.62%) .NET Framework
19 1324 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1232 (5.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2250 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 1759 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
3 1514 (7.25%) User Experience
4 1363 (6.53%) Fintech
5 957 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 899 (4.31%) Mobile App
7 652 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 596 (2.85%) Algorithms
8 596 (2.85%) Hedge funds
9 496 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 494 (2.37%) Derivative
11 465 (2.23%) Equities
12 436 (2.09%) Data Structures
13 395 (1.89%) Fixed Income
14 237 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 168 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
15 168 (0.80%) Social Media
16 137 (0.66%) iPad
17 132 (0.63%) N-Tier
18 130 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2208 (10.58%) Linux
2 1036 (4.96%) Windows
3 1012 (4.85%) Android
4 926 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 888 (4.25%) Unix
6 90 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 64 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 52 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (0.24%) Solaris
10 40 (0.19%) CentOS
11 38 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 33 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 25 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.11%) AIX
16 18 (0.086%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.077%) HPUX
18 13 (0.062%) Windows 10
19 10 (0.048%) Debian
20 8 (0.038%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9616 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5457 (26.14%) TDD
3 4120 (19.73%) MVC
4 3329 (15.95%) Scrum
5 3073 (14.72%) OO
6 2420 (11.59%) BDD
7 2359 (11.30%) Front End Development
8 2237 (10.72%) Web Development
9 2146 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
10 1875 (8.98%) Software Engineering
11 1711 (8.20%) Multithreading
12 1590 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
13 1546 (7.41%) E-Commerce
14 1450 (6.95%) Analytics
15 1426 (6.83%) Unit Testing
16 1370 (6.56%) OOP
17 1356 (6.50%) Test Automation
18 1328 (6.36%) Microservices
19 1267 (6.07%) DevOps
20 1216 (5.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8738 (41.85%) JavaScript
2 6823 (32.68%) C#
3 6515 (31.21%) Java
4 5975 (28.62%) SQL
5 2477 (11.86%) Python
6 1795 (8.60%) PHP
7 1604 (7.68%) C++
8 1411 (6.76%) T-SQL
9 1028 (4.92%) Scala
10 978 (4.68%) Ruby
11 701 (3.36%) ES6
12 437 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 435 (2.08%) Objective-C
14 434 (2.08%) Apple Swift
15 394 (1.89%) C
16 386 (1.85%) TypeScript
17 359 (1.72%) Go
18 333 (1.60%) VB.NET
19 332 (1.59%) VBA
20 318 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2709 (12.98%) Degree
2 1006 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 143 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 141 (0.68%) PhD
5 131 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 101 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
7 89 (0.43%) SC Cleared
8 85 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 45 (0.22%) MCSD
10 39 (0.19%) MCTS
11 38 (0.18%) MCP
12 37 (0.18%) A+ Certification
13 35 (0.17%) MCAD
14 18 (0.086%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.057%) DV Cleared
16 11 (0.053%) HND
16 11 (0.053%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.043%) DBS Check
17 9 (0.043%) MCPD
18 7 (0.034%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 834 (3.99%) QA
2 98 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 77 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 59 (0.28%) MiFID
5 31 (0.15%) SLA
6 23 (0.11%) SEPA
7 16 (0.077%) EMIR
8 14 (0.067%) GCP
8 14 (0.067%) WCAG
9 11 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.034%) IFRS
11 7 (0.034%) IFRS 9
12 6 (0.029%) Basel III
12 6 (0.029%) IAS 39
13 5 (0.024%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.019%) ISO 20022
14 4 (0.019%) ISO 8583
14 4 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (0.014%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 872 (4.18%) Docker
2 54 (0.26%) Varnish
3 42 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 41 (0.20%) HDFS
5 26 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (0.096%) Apache Flume
7 17 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 17 (0.081%) Dovecot
7 17 (0.081%) LXC
8 15 (0.072%) etcd
9 13 (0.062%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (0.048%) Shibboleth
11 9 (0.043%) Firmware
11 9 (0.043%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.038%) KVM
13 5 (0.024%) Hyper-V
14 4 (0.019%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.019%) Snort
14 4 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.019%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 298 (1.43%) Puppet
2 271 (1.30%) Ansible
3 217 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 209 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 107 (0.51%) Kibana
6 91 (0.44%) Terraform
7 89 (0.43%) logstash
8 83 (0.40%) Control-M
9 35 (0.17%) Salt
10 26 (0.12%) Packer
11 23 (0.11%) Consul
11 23 (0.11%) Opsview
12 21 (0.10%) Mesos
13 16 (0.077%) Nagios
14 15 (0.072%) Grafana
14 15 (0.072%) Piwik
15 12 (0.057%) StatsD
16 9 (0.043%) Capistrano
16 9 (0.043%) Rancher
16 9 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2470 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 1478 (7.08%) Oracle
3 653 (3.13%) Google
4 403 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
5 301 (1.44%) Tableau
6 295 (1.41%) Sybase
7 293 (1.40%) Adobe
8 234 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 225 (1.08%) SAP
10 220 (1.05%) Facebook
11 208 (1.00%) Zend
12 185 (0.89%) IBM
13 168 (0.80%) TIBCO
14 145 (0.69%) Xamarin
15 119 (0.57%) Apple
16 115 (0.55%) Bloomberg
17 103 (0.49%) Twitter
18 100 (0.48%) hybris
19 99 (0.47%) Red Hat
20 89 (0.43%) Atlassian
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £70000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £110,000 to £110,000 per annum private healthcare, bonus pay and
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £60kK + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 70k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000+BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Innodigital
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum 40k-70k with benefits package
Posted: Yesterday