The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / London
Rank 228 233 227
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 452 578 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.39% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.45% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 367 471 513
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
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%  

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 23 March 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 23 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 +41 65 £62,500 +25.00% 20
Hammersmith -3 10 £27,500 -50.00%
Stanmore - 7 £40,000 -
Croydon +12 5 £45,000 -14.28% 8
West End of London +11 5 £40,000 - 4
Westminster -8 3 - - 6
Canary Wharf -17 3 £60,000 +9.09%
South Kensington 0 2 £39,245 -53.82%
Wimbledon +13 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Harrow +4 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Heathrow -6 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Wembley - 1 £47,500 -
Edgware - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 488 (51.59%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (47.15%) C#
3 381 (40.27%) .NET
4 322 (34.04%) JavaScript
5 299 (31.61%) Java
6 281 (29.70%) SQL Server
7 272 (28.75%) HTML
8 268 (28.33%) Software Engineering
9 266 (28.12%) SQL
9 266 (28.12%) Finance
10 211 (22.30%) CSS
10 211 (22.30%) OO
11 204 (21.56%) TDD
12 203 (21.46%) Computer Science
13 201 (21.25%) C++
14 198 (20.93%) Degree
15 185 (19.56%) MVC
16 180 (19.03%) ASP.NET
17 179 (18.92%) AngularJS
18 156 (16.49%) Scrum
19 154 (16.28%) Microsoft
20 146 (15.43%) Python
20 146 (15.43%) Linux
21 127 (13.42%) MySQL
22 121 (12.79%) BDD
23 119 (12.58%) SDLC
24 117 (12.37%) Web Services
25 112 (11.84%) Git (software)
26 111 (11.73%) Mathematics
26 111 (11.73%) Node.js

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 44 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.85%) Apache
3 21 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.22%) IIS
4 20 (2.11%) JBoss
4 20 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.59%) Jetty
8 14 (1.48%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.16%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.85%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.74%) nginx
12 6 (0.63%) WordPress
13 5 (0.53%) CMS
14 4 (0.42%) Confluence
14 4 (0.42%) Drupal
15 3 (0.32%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 48 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.63%) GIMP
4 3 (0.32%) MS Office
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Exstream
2 1 (0.11%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 83 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.59%) GitHub
4 29 (3.07%) SaaS
5 5 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.42%) Heroku
7 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.32%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.32%) PaaS
8 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.21%) Force.com
8 2 (0.21%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Google Play
9 1 (0.11%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.81%) HTTP
2 17 (1.80%) Internet
3 7 (0.74%) Wireshark
4 6 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.42%) InfiniBand
6 3 (0.32%) 3G
6 3 (0.32%) 4G
6 3 (0.32%) RS-232
6 3 (0.32%) RS-485
6 3 (0.32%) SSL
7 2 (0.21%) 2G
7 2 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.21%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.21%) DNS
7 2 (0.21%) DSL
7 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.21%) RFID
7 2 (0.21%) RTP
7 2 (0.21%) SMPP
7 2 (0.21%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 127 (13.42%) MySQL
3 75 (7.93%) Big Data
4 68 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 64 (6.77%) MongoDB
6 55 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 26 (2.75%) Hadoop
9 21 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (2.22%) Redis
10 15 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.48%) Couchbase
12 13 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.27%) KDB
13 12 (1.27%) Kdb+
13 12 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (1.16%) Riak
15 10 (1.06%) Hazelcast
16 6 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 112 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 84 (8.88%) Visual Studio
3 65 (6.87%) Subversion
4 48 (5.07%) Selenium
5 46 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (3.81%) Jenkins
7 35 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 29 (3.07%) Eclipse
9 27 (2.85%) gulp
10 26 (2.75%) WebDriver
11 25 (2.64%) TeamCity
12 24 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 20 (2.11%) webpack
14 19 (2.01%) JIRA
15 18 (1.90%) SpecFlow
16 16 (1.69%) Moq
17 15 (1.59%) Maven
17 15 (1.59%) Mockito
18 14 (1.48%) JUnit
18 14 (1.48%) NUnit
General
1 266 (28.12%) Finance
2 74 (7.82%) Banking
3 69 (7.29%) Retail
4 64 (6.77%) Games
5 57 (6.03%) Telecoms
6 49 (5.18%) Front Office
7 36 (3.81%) Automotive
8 34 (3.59%) Advertising
9 29 (3.07%) Marketing
10 22 (2.33%) Manufacturing
11 19 (2.01%) Aerospace
12 16 (1.69%) Back Office
13 13 (1.37%) Financial Institution
13 13 (1.37%) Law
14 12 (1.27%) Investment Banking
15 10 (1.06%) Publishing
16 9 (0.95%) French Language
17 6 (0.63%) German Language
18 5 (0.53%) Italian Language
18 5 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (40.27%) .NET
2 272 (28.75%) HTML
3 211 (22.30%) CSS
4 180 (19.03%) ASP.NET
5 179 (18.92%) AngularJS
6 117 (12.37%) Web Services
7 111 (11.73%) Node.js
8 109 (11.52%) jQuery
9 99 (10.47%) .NET Framework
9 99 (10.47%) WCF
10 97 (10.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 94 (9.94%) XML
12 92 (9.73%) HTML5
12 92 (9.73%) React
12 92 (9.73%) REST
13 79 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 76 (8.03%) Entity Framework
15 68 (7.19%) WPF
16 62 (6.55%) JSON
17 59 (6.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 203 (21.46%) Computer Science
2 48 (5.07%) Algorithms
3 47 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.76%) Fintech
5 33 (3.49%) Data Structures
5 33 (3.49%) Hedge funds
6 29 (3.07%) 3D Graphics
7 27 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 26 (2.75%) Derivative
8 26 (2.75%) User Experience
9 25 (2.64%) N-Tier
10 22 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (2.22%) Blog
12 19 (2.01%) Fixed Income
13 17 (1.80%) Equities
14 15 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (1.48%) Graphic Design
16 13 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
17 10 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (15.43%) Linux
2 92 (9.73%) Windows
3 56 (5.92%) Android
4 48 (5.07%) Unix
5 37 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.32%) AIX
9 3 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (51.59%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (28.33%) Software Engineering
3 211 (22.30%) OO
4 204 (21.56%) TDD
5 185 (19.56%) MVC
6 156 (16.49%) Scrum
7 121 (12.79%) BDD
8 119 (12.58%) SDLC
9 111 (11.73%) Mathematics
10 109 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (11.42%) OOP
12 95 (10.04%) Web Development
13 92 (9.73%) Unit Testing
14 67 (7.08%) Multithreading
15 64 (6.77%) SOA
16 59 (6.24%) Automated Testing
17 56 (5.92%) Mentoring
18 55 (5.81%) Physics
19 54 (5.71%) E-Commerce
19 54 (5.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 446 (47.15%) C#
2 322 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 299 (31.61%) Java
4 266 (28.12%) SQL
5 201 (21.25%) C++
6 146 (15.43%) Python
7 90 (9.51%) PHP
8 69 (7.29%) Ruby
9 50 (5.29%) T-SQL
10 49 (5.18%) Go
11 45 (4.76%) Scala
12 44 (4.65%) VBA
13 40 (4.23%) C
14 31 (3.28%) Perl
15 28 (2.96%) VB.NET
16 23 (2.43%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.90%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.90%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.59%) Haskell
19 12 (1.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 198 (20.93%) Degree
2 22 (2.33%) PhD
3 14 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.32%) IRCA
8 1 (0.11%) CFA
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.88%) QA
2 32 (3.38%) SDET
3 11 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (4.44%) Docker
2 5 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.42%) Shibboleth
3 4 (0.42%) Snort
4 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.43%) Ansible
2 23 (2.43%) Puppet
3 11 (1.16%) Kibana
3 11 (1.16%) logstash
4 10 (1.06%) Salt
4 10 (1.06%) Terraform
5 5 (0.53%) Nagios
6 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.11%) Mesos
7 1 (0.11%) Opsview
Vendors
1 154 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.56%) Oracle
3 23 (2.43%) Google
4 12 (1.27%) Twitter
5 11 (1.16%) Zend
6 9 (0.95%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.53%) LexisNexis
7 5 (0.53%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.42%) IBM
9 3 (0.32%) Facebook
9 3 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.32%) Sybase
10 2 (0.21%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.21%) Intel
10 2 (0.21%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.21%) Reuters
10 2 (0.21%) SAP
10 2 (0.21%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.21%) Virgin Media
London
Jambo Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Up to £25k + Generous Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive salary STE
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 75000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £40,000 - £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago