Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 21628 22463 26471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.78% 30.01% 29.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.50% 31.27% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17725 20164 23581
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 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
Central London 0 4145 £59,500 +3.48% 546
West London 0 883 £50,000 - 130
South London +4 528 £47,500 -5.00% 41
East London 0 263 £55,000 - 54
North London +1 134 £45,000 - 30
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 10085 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8492 (39.26%) JavaScript
3 7364 (34.05%) Java
4 6855 (31.70%) C#
5 6782 (31.36%) Finance
6 6226 (28.79%) HTML
7 6105 (28.23%) .NET
8 6007 (27.77%) SQL
9 5543 (25.63%) CSS
10 5380 (24.88%) TDD
11 4962 (22.94%) SQL Server
12 4569 (21.13%) AngularJS
13 4394 (20.32%) MVC
14 3484 (16.11%) Scrum
15 3437 (15.89%) Banking
16 3417 (15.80%) ASP.NET
17 3045 (14.08%) OO
18 3016 (13.94%) Git (software)
19 2951 (13.64%) HTML5
20 2842 (13.14%) Degree
21 2809 (12.99%) Python
22 2509 (11.60%) BDD
23 2494 (11.53%) Front End Development
24 2465 (11.40%) React
25 2418 (11.18%) Microsoft
26 2410 (11.14%) Node.js
27 2377 (10.99%) jQuery
28 2344 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
29 2288 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
30 2252 (10.41%) Computer Science

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
1 731 (3.38%) CMS
2 654 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
3 540 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 514 (2.38%) Apache
5 483 (2.23%) Apache Spark
6 478 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 349 (1.61%) WordPress
8 264 (1.22%) IIS
9 259 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 258 (1.19%) Confluence
11 257 (1.19%) Drupal
12 227 (1.05%) Umbraco
13 192 (0.89%) JBoss
14 182 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 167 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
16 152 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
17 151 (0.70%) Apache Solr
18 118 (0.55%) EPiServer
19 91 (0.42%) Ethereum
20 87 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 377 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 312 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 142 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 126 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 50 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 34 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 24 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.097%) InVision
9 17 (0.079%) InfoPath
10 14 (0.065%) Chatbot
11 11 (0.051%) MS Visio
12 8 (0.037%) HipChat
13 6 (0.028%) GIMP
14 5 (0.023%) InDesign
14 5 (0.023%) SPSS
15 3 (0.014%) Doxygen
15 3 (0.014%) Mathematica
15 3 (0.014%) XMetaL
16 2 (0.009%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.009%) Maya
Business Applications
1 306 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 167 (0.77%) Magento
3 84 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 80 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 51 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 34 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 29 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 29 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 25 (0.12%) MetaTrader
9 24 (0.11%) Temenos T24
10 22 (0.10%) Eloqua
11 20 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
12 18 (0.083%) ION MarketView
12 18 (0.083%) Summit
13 16 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 16 (0.074%) Temenos Globus
14 12 (0.055%) Oracle EBS R12
14 12 (0.055%) Revive Adserver
15 10 (0.046%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1950 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1396 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 615 (2.84%) GitHub
4 522 (2.41%) SaaS
5 246 (1.14%) npm
6 203 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 152 (0.70%) Office 365
8 134 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 116 (0.54%) Google Play
10 112 (0.52%) Serverless
11 105 (0.49%) Heroku
11 105 (0.49%) PaaS
12 86 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 85 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
14 79 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
15 67 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
16 64 (0.30%) Slack
17 59 (0.27%) Google Analytics
18 53 (0.25%) IaaS
19 36 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 475 (2.20%) Internet
2 362 (1.67%) HTTP
3 168 (0.78%) Intranet
4 81 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 63 (0.29%) SMS
6 61 (0.28%) Broadband
7 50 (0.23%) Skype
8 42 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 41 (0.19%) FTP
10 37 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
11 34 (0.16%) DNS
12 33 (0.15%) ATM
13 29 (0.13%) InfiniBand
14 27 (0.12%) SSL
15 26 (0.12%) AMQP
16 22 (0.10%) Wireless
17 21 (0.097%) SMPP
18 20 (0.092%) VoIP
19 18 (0.083%) Firewall
19 18 (0.083%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4962 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 1745 (8.07%) MySQL
3 1540 (7.12%) NoSQL
4 1092 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1027 (4.75%) MongoDB
6 1016 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1005 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 972 (4.49%) Big Data
9 933 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 927 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 709 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
12 583 (2.70%) Hadoop
13 547 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 452 (2.09%) Redis
15 448 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
16 376 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
17 360 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 352 (1.63%) RDBMS
19 322 (1.49%) Blockchain
20 264 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3016 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 1022 (4.73%) Jenkins
3 891 (4.12%) JIRA
4 814 (3.76%) Maven
5 807 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 806 (3.73%) Subversion
7 762 (3.52%) TeamCity
8 736 (3.40%) NUnit
9 636 (2.94%) JUnit
10 606 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 554 (2.56%) gulp
12 533 (2.46%) Rhino Mocks
13 460 (2.13%) Grunt
14 431 (1.99%) webpack
15 418 (1.93%) Selenium
16 373 (1.72%) Moq
17 364 (1.68%) Cucumber
18 308 (1.42%) Jasmine
19 280 (1.29%) Gradle
20 247 (1.14%) Mockito
General
1 6782 (31.36%) Finance
2 3437 (15.89%) Banking
3 1989 (9.20%) Investment Banking
4 1304 (6.03%) Front Office
5 1277 (5.90%) Retail Banking
6 1038 (4.80%) Games
7 966 (4.47%) Marketing
8 955 (4.42%) Retail
9 579 (2.68%) Advertising
10 467 (2.16%) Telecoms
11 357 (1.65%) Financial Institution
12 286 (1.32%) Publishing
13 262 (1.21%) Legal
14 252 (1.17%) Back Office
15 201 (0.93%) Law
16 200 (0.92%) Electronics
17 199 (0.92%) Manufacturing
18 85 (0.39%) Music Industry
19 78 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
20 45 (0.21%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6226 (28.79%) HTML
2 6105 (28.23%) .NET
3 5543 (25.63%) CSS
4 4569 (21.13%) AngularJS
5 3417 (15.80%) ASP.NET
6 2951 (13.64%) HTML5
7 2465 (11.40%) React
8 2410 (11.14%) Node.js
9 2377 (10.99%) jQuery
10 2288 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2228 (10.30%) Web Services
12 2130 (9.85%) RESTful
13 2101 (9.71%) Spring
14 1952 (9.03%) REST
15 1847 (8.54%) CSS3
16 1485 (6.87%) WCF
17 1463 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1363 (6.30%) .NET Framework
19 1251 (5.78%) WPF
20 1183 (5.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2252 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 1803 (8.34%) Greenfield Project
3 1609 (7.44%) Fintech
4 1589 (7.35%) User Experience
5 1298 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 888 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 767 (3.55%) Derivative
8 764 (3.53%) Mobile App
9 644 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
10 638 (2.95%) Equities
11 608 (2.81%) Algorithms
12 528 (2.44%) Hedge funds
13 476 (2.20%) Data Structures
14 475 (2.20%) Fixed Income
15 349 (1.61%) Client/Server
16 231 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
17 206 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
18 162 (0.75%) Social Media
19 154 (0.71%) Market Risk
20 148 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2174 (10.05%) Linux
2 1241 (5.74%) Windows
3 1059 (4.90%) Unix
4 932 (4.31%) Android
5 875 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 89 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 58 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 51 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (0.20%) Solaris
10 32 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 29 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 27 (0.12%) Windows 10
13 25 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (0.10%) HPUX
15 20 (0.092%) CentOS
16 19 (0.088%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.083%) Debian
17 18 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (0.074%) AIX
19 12 (0.055%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10085 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5380 (24.88%) TDD
3 4394 (20.32%) MVC
4 3484 (16.11%) Scrum
5 3045 (14.08%) OO
6 2509 (11.60%) BDD
7 2494 (11.53%) Front End Development
8 2344 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 2241 (10.36%) Web Development
10 2029 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 1820 (8.42%) Microservices
12 1721 (7.96%) Asset Management
13 1687 (7.80%) Multithreading
14 1594 (7.37%) Unit Testing
15 1550 (7.17%) Test Automation
16 1472 (6.81%) E-Commerce
17 1449 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
18 1418 (6.56%) DevOps
19 1412 (6.53%) SDLC
20 1388 (6.42%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8492 (39.26%) JavaScript
2 7364 (34.05%) Java
3 6855 (31.70%) C#
4 6007 (27.77%) SQL
5 2809 (12.99%) Python
6 1933 (8.94%) PHP
7 1663 (7.69%) C++
8 1396 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 980 (4.53%) Scala
10 946 (4.37%) Ruby
11 650 (3.01%) ES6
12 491 (2.27%) C
13 475 (2.20%) TypeScript
14 467 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 395 (1.83%) VB.NET
16 351 (1.62%) Objective-C
17 346 (1.60%) Apple Swift
18 312 (1.44%) PowerShell
19 308 (1.42%) Go
20 299 (1.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2842 (13.14%) Degree
2 1021 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 152 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 148 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 127 (0.59%) PhD
6 106 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 102 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
8 83 (0.38%) SC Cleared
9 67 (0.31%) MCSD
10 52 (0.24%) MCAD
11 27 (0.12%) MCTS
12 21 (0.097%) MCP
13 19 (0.088%) A+ Certification
14 16 (0.074%) AWS Certification
15 12 (0.055%) MBA
16 11 (0.051%) CTC Cleared
16 11 (0.051%) ISEB
16 11 (0.051%) MCSE
17 10 (0.046%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.046%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1099 (5.08%) QA
2 131 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 56 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.18%) MiFID
5 32 (0.15%) GCP
6 30 (0.14%) SEPA
7 29 (0.13%) WCAG
8 24 (0.11%) SLA
9 22 (0.10%) EMIR
10 17 (0.079%) IFRS
10 17 (0.079%) PMO
11 15 (0.069%) IFRS 9
12 13 (0.060%) WAI
13 11 (0.051%) Basel III
14 9 (0.042%) GDPR
14 9 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
17 4 (0.018%) HIPAA
18 3 (0.014%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1063 (4.91%) Docker
2 87 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 49 (0.23%) HDFS
4 28 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 18 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 18 (0.083%) Varnish
6 14 (0.065%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (0.060%) Firmware
8 10 (0.046%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.042%) GridGain
10 6 (0.028%) Dovecot
11 4 (0.018%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.014%) Cygwin
12 3 (0.014%) LXC
12 3 (0.014%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.009%) KVM
13 2 (0.009%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.009%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.009%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 309 (1.43%) Ansible
2 287 (1.33%) Puppet
3 262 (1.21%) Kubernetes
4 194 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (0.38%) Terraform
6 81 (0.37%) Kibana
7 53 (0.25%) logstash
8 30 (0.14%) Packer
9 28 (0.13%) Salt
10 27 (0.12%) Oozie
10 27 (0.12%) Opsview
11 25 (0.12%) Nagios
12 22 (0.10%) Control-M
13 19 (0.088%) Mesos
14 16 (0.074%) cPanel
14 16 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
15 12 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (0.051%) Capistrano
17 10 (0.046%) ITRS Geneos
18 9 (0.042%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2418 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 1681 (7.77%) Oracle
3 705 (3.26%) Google
4 373 (1.72%) Sybase
5 339 (1.57%) Tableau
6 307 (1.42%) SAP
7 286 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 274 (1.27%) Facebook
9 236 (1.09%) Adobe
10 220 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 220 (1.02%) Zend
11 195 (0.90%) TIBCO
12 174 (0.80%) IBM
13 140 (0.65%) Apple
14 135 (0.62%) hybris
15 122 (0.56%) ION Trading
16 111 (0.51%) Xamarin
17 107 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
18 105 (0.49%) Cognos
19 88 (0.41%) Twitter