The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 261 226
Rank change year-on-year +34 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 571 496 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.23% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.29% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 448 449 546
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £70,000 £72,500
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 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in London

Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in London

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in London

Software 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 Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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 +7 64 £57,500 - 21
Croydon +17 27 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Bromley - 10 - -
Stanmore +2 7 £40,000 +17.64%
West End of London -2 7 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Canary Wharf -9 4 £71,250 +29.54%
Sidcup - 3 - -
Uxbridge 0 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Harrow +12 1 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +6 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Morden - 1 £35,000 -
Enfield - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 516 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (43.44%) C#
3 407 (39.55%) JavaScript
4 394 (38.29%) .NET
5 361 (35.08%) Java
6 351 (34.11%) SQL Server
7 308 (29.93%) Finance
8 285 (27.70%) SQL
9 261 (25.36%) HTML
10 246 (23.91%) Software Engineering
11 235 (22.84%) Degree
12 219 (21.28%) Computer Science
13 218 (21.19%) TDD
14 209 (20.31%) MVC
14 209 (20.31%) C++
15 207 (20.12%) CSS
16 193 (18.76%) Scrum
17 190 (18.46%) AngularJS
18 187 (18.17%) ASP.NET
19 166 (16.13%) OO
20 154 (14.97%) Microsoft
20 154 (14.97%) Node.js
21 148 (14.38%) Python
22 137 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
23 132 (12.83%) WCF
24 128 (12.44%) Git (software)
24 128 (12.44%) SDLC
25 127 (12.34%) Windows
26 122 (11.86%) Linux
27 120 (11.66%) React

Software 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 61 (5.93%) Apache
2 48 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (3.69%) JBoss
4 36 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 18 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.17%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.07%) WordPress
9 10 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.97%) Drupal
10 9 (0.87%) nginx
10 9 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.78%) CMS
12 6 (0.58%) IIS
13 4 (0.39%) Jetty
14 3 (0.29%) NServiceBus
15 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.19%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.19%) InDesign
3 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.49%) Magento
4 3 (0.29%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.097%) Exstream
5 1 (0.097%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.097%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.68%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.82%) GitHub
4 26 (2.53%) SaaS
5 7 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.58%) Force.com
7 5 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.49%) Heroku
7 5 (0.49%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.29%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.29%) IaaS
8 3 (0.29%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.097%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.097%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.097%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.92%) HTTP
2 15 (1.46%) Internet
3 6 (0.58%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.39%) InfiniBand
5 4 (0.39%) Network Security
5 4 (0.39%) Skype
6 3 (0.29%) RFID
6 3 (0.29%) SNMP
7 1 (0.097%) AMQP
7 1 (0.097%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.097%) DNS
7 1 (0.097%) Firewall
7 1 (0.097%) MQTT
7 1 (0.097%) SMS
7 1 (0.097%) SSL
7 1 (0.097%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.097%) Wireless
7 1 (0.097%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (34.11%) SQL Server
2 112 (10.88%) MySQL
3 98 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 75 (7.29%) MongoDB
5 67 (6.51%) Relational Database
6 56 (5.44%) Big Data
7 47 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 43 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (3.89%) Redis
10 35 (3.40%) Neo4j
11 34 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (2.53%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.65%) GIS
15 13 (1.26%) Hazelcast
16 12 (1.17%) KDB
16 12 (1.17%) Kdb+
17 8 (0.78%) Blockchain
17 8 (0.78%) Couchbase
17 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 128 (12.44%) Git (software)
2 81 (7.87%) Visual Studio
3 74 (7.19%) Subversion
4 47 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (4.37%) Jenkins
5 45 (4.37%) JUnit
5 45 (4.37%) Selenium
6 43 (4.18%) Maven
6 43 (4.18%) TeamCity
7 39 (3.79%) JIRA
8 34 (3.30%) Hudson
9 33 (3.21%) Mercurial
10 28 (2.72%) EasyMock
10 28 (2.72%) gulp
11 26 (2.53%) Ant
11 26 (2.53%) Eclipse
11 26 (2.53%) jMock
12 21 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 18 (1.75%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 308 (29.93%) Finance
2 94 (9.14%) Retail
3 92 (8.94%) Banking
4 61 (5.93%) Games
5 60 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 47 (4.57%) Investment Banking
7 44 (4.28%) Marketing
8 41 (3.98%) Front Office
9 35 (3.40%) Retail Banking
10 34 (3.30%) Automotive
10 34 (3.30%) Back Office
11 31 (3.01%) Legal
12 28 (2.72%) Aerospace
13 27 (2.62%) Advertising
14 25 (2.43%) Manufacturing
15 22 (2.14%) Law
16 13 (1.26%) Financial Institution
17 11 (1.07%) Publishing
18 9 (0.87%) French Language
19 8 (0.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (38.29%) .NET
2 261 (25.36%) HTML
3 207 (20.12%) CSS
4 190 (18.46%) AngularJS
5 187 (18.17%) ASP.NET
6 154 (14.97%) Node.js
7 132 (12.83%) WCF
8 120 (11.66%) React
9 113 (10.98%) Web Services
10 110 (10.69%) .NET Framework
11 104 (10.11%) jQuery
12 99 (9.62%) Entity Framework
13 97 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 96 (9.33%) HTML5
15 94 (9.14%) RESTful
16 91 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 90 (8.75%) Spring
18 87 (8.45%) REST
19 73 (7.09%) WPF
20 65 (6.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 219 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 91 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (6.51%) Algorithms
4 59 (5.73%) Fintech
5 53 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (4.57%) Data Structures
7 44 (4.28%) User Experience
8 35 (3.40%) Hedge funds
9 34 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
9 34 (3.30%) Mobile App
10 25 (2.43%) Blog
11 20 (1.94%) N-Tier
12 17 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.17%) Derivative
15 11 (1.07%) 3D Graphics
16 10 (0.97%) Replication
17 9 (0.87%) Fixed Income
18 7 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 127 (12.34%) Windows
2 122 (11.86%) Linux
3 79 (7.68%) Unix
4 41 (3.98%) Android
5 26 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.78%) CentOS
8 4 (0.39%) AIX
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (23.91%) Software Engineering
3 218 (21.19%) TDD
4 209 (20.31%) MVC
5 193 (18.76%) Scrum
6 166 (16.13%) OO
7 137 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
8 128 (12.44%) SDLC
9 111 (10.79%) BDD
10 95 (9.23%) Test Automation
10 95 (9.23%) Unit Testing
11 92 (8.94%) Multithreading
12 88 (8.55%) OOP
13 74 (7.19%) Microservices
14 71 (6.90%) Front End Development
14 71 (6.90%) Mathematics
15 70 (6.80%) Open Source
16 63 (6.12%) Kanban
17 62 (6.03%) Web Development
18 60 (5.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 447 (43.44%) C#
2 407 (39.55%) JavaScript
3 361 (35.08%) Java
4 285 (27.70%) SQL
5 209 (20.31%) C++
6 148 (14.38%) Python
7 89 (8.65%) PHP
8 73 (7.09%) Scala
9 68 (6.61%) Ruby
10 61 (5.93%) T-SQL
11 52 (5.05%) Go
12 40 (3.89%) VBA
13 35 (3.40%) Groovy
14 31 (3.01%) C
15 27 (2.62%) VB.NET
16 19 (1.85%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.75%) Perl
18 17 (1.65%) Bash Shell
19 14 (1.36%) Shell Script
19 14 (1.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 235 (22.84%) Degree
2 100 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (1.75%) PhD
6 17 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.29%) IRCA
12 2 (0.19%) HND
13 1 (0.097%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (11.27%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.097%) GCP
3 1 (0.097%) MiFID
System Software
1 70 (6.80%) Docker
2 4 (0.39%) Shibboleth
2 4 (0.39%) Snort
3 1 (0.097%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (1.94%) Ansible
2 14 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.26%) Puppet
4 12 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.07%) Terraform
6 7 (0.68%) Kibana
6 7 (0.68%) logstash
7 5 (0.49%) Nagios
8 4 (0.39%) Salt
9 1 (0.097%) Mesos
9 1 (0.097%) Opsview
Vendors
1 154 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 110 (10.69%) Oracle
3 38 (3.69%) Google
4 33 (3.21%) Sybase
5 27 (2.62%) Perforce
6 26 (2.53%) CA Agile Central
7 13 (1.26%) Zend
8 11 (1.07%) DevExpress
8 11 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 9 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.68%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.58%) SAP
12 4 (0.39%) Alias
12 4 (0.39%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.39%) LexisNexis
13 3 (0.29%) Apigee
13 3 (0.29%) Facebook
13 3 (0.29%) Splunk
13 3 (0.29%) Twitter
14 2 (0.19%) T-Plan
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Salary: £25182 - £31897.20 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + private health
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £34,915 to £47,300 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
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Salary: Up to £43k plus benefits
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East London
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension Scheme and 22 days+ holiday
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North London
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum Standard Benfits
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London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Citywire
Salary: Competitive
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South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £63,000 per annum + benefits
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London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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London
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