Period
to 15 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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

Developer
London > South London
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 335 411 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 19.66% 22.11% 34.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.91% 22.94% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 311 401 500
South London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £32,375
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,250 £70,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South 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
South London
Permanent vacancies in South London with a recognized job title 1,602 1,792 1,512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 96.40% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,313 1,499 1,311
South London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +4.35%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in South London

Developer
Salary Trend in South London

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

Salary trend for Developer in South London

Developer
Salary Histogram in South London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in South London over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in South London

Developer
Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. 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
Croydon -2 144 £52,500 - 30
Kingston Upon Thames 0 70 £65,000 +13.04% 29
Merton -11 52 £65,000 +15.56% 4
Bromley 0 36 £51,250 +13.89% 9
Wandsworth -5 26 £45,000 -5.26%
Sutton -1 8 £65,000 +40.54% 15
Developer
London

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 191 (57.01%) .NET
2 182 (54.33%) C#
3 140 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (41.19%) SQL Server
5 135 (40.30%) SQL
6 124 (37.01%) ASP.NET
7 122 (36.42%) JavaScript
8 103 (30.75%) Microsoft
9 95 (28.36%) Azure
10 90 (26.87%) Web Development
11 87 (25.97%) MVC
12 85 (25.37%) .NET Core
13 81 (24.18%) AngularJS
14 76 (22.69%) CSS
15 75 (22.39%) HTML
16 74 (22.09%) Finance
17 68 (20.30%) DevOps
18 67 (20.00%) Software Engineering
19 66 (19.70%) Front End Development
20 63 (18.81%) Scrum
21 58 (17.31%) Java
22 57 (17.01%) TDD
23 50 (14.93%) REST
23 50 (14.93%) AWS
24 49 (14.63%) Fintech
25 48 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
26 47 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web API
27 46 (13.73%) User Experience
27 46 (13.73%) Git (software)
28 45 (13.43%) .NET Framework

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 7 (2.09%) CMS
1 7 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (2.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.79%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.49%) WordPress
4 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.90%) Drupal
5 2 (0.60%) Camunda
5 2 (0.60%) DNN
5 2 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 95 (28.36%) Azure
2 50 (14.93%) AWS
3 29 (8.66%) SaaS
4 24 (7.16%) Power Platform
5 15 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (4.48%) Serverless
6 11 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.39%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (2.09%) Azure Functions
9 6 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.79%) npm
9 6 (1.79%) PaaS
10 5 (1.49%) GCP
10 5 (1.49%) Office 365
11 4 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.90%) AtomSphere
12 3 (0.90%) Boomi
12 3 (0.90%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.49%) VoIP
2 3 (0.90%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.60%) FTP
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (41.19%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.16%) Power BI
3 22 (6.57%) MySQL
4 18 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.69%) PowerPivot
9 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (2.09%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.09%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.49%) Big Data
13 5 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 24 (7.16%) JUnit
4 22 (6.57%) Maven
5 21 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (5.97%) Mockito
7 19 (5.67%) DbUnit
7 19 (5.67%) Jenkins
7 19 (5.67%) jMock
7 19 (5.67%) SonarQube
8 11 (3.28%) NUnit
9 10 (2.99%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.69%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.69%) Moq
10 9 (2.69%) Selenium
11 8 (2.39%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.79%) Gatling
12 6 (1.79%) JMeter
13 5 (1.49%) Gradle
13 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 74 (22.09%) Finance
2 14 (4.18%) Aerospace
3 13 (3.88%) Marketing
4 10 (2.99%) Law
5 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.09%) Local Government
6 7 (2.09%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.79%) Games
7 6 (1.79%) Retail
8 4 (1.19%) Advertising
8 4 (1.19%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.90%) Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (57.01%) .NET
2 124 (37.01%) ASP.NET
3 85 (25.37%) .NET Core
4 81 (24.18%) AngularJS
5 76 (22.69%) CSS
6 75 (22.39%) HTML
7 50 (14.93%) REST
8 48 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 45 (13.43%) .NET Framework
11 44 (13.13%) React
12 43 (12.84%) Web Services
13 39 (11.64%) RESTful
14 33 (9.85%) XML
15 32 (9.55%) HTML5
16 27 (8.06%) SOAP
17 25 (7.46%) CSS3
18 24 (7.16%) NHibernate
19 23 (6.87%) jQuery
20 22 (6.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.73%) User Experience
2 25 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (5.07%) Client/Server
4 16 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.19%) BBC
9 4 (1.19%) Online Games
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.60%) W3C
11 1 (0.30%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.30%) Photography
11 1 (0.30%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.76%) Windows
2 10 (2.99%) Linux
3 5 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.60%) Android
5 2 (0.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.30%) Android TV
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (26.87%) Web Development
3 87 (25.97%) MVC
4 68 (20.30%) DevOps
5 67 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 66 (19.70%) Front End Development
7 63 (18.81%) Scrum
8 57 (17.01%) TDD
9 49 (14.63%) Fintech
10 37 (11.04%) Microservices
11 35 (10.45%) BDD
12 34 (10.15%) Integration Testing
13 29 (8.66%) E-Commerce
14 26 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (7.46%) OO
16 24 (7.16%) Analytics
17 23 (6.87%) Migration
18 21 (6.27%) Mentoring
19 20 (5.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 182 (54.33%) C#
2 135 (40.30%) SQL
3 122 (36.42%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.31%) Java
5 33 (9.85%) VB.NET
6 30 (8.96%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.46%) Python
8 21 (6.27%) C++
9 20 (5.97%) PHP
10 19 (5.67%) ES6
10 19 (5.67%) VB
11 17 (5.07%) TypeScript
12 14 (4.18%) Ada
13 12 (3.58%) VB6
14 9 (2.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (2.39%) F#
16 7 (2.09%) C
17 6 (1.79%) Go
17 6 (1.79%) Java 8
17 6 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (11.64%) Degree
2 17 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.60%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (3.88%) vSphere
2 12 (3.58%) Docker
3 4 (1.19%) Postfix
4 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.09%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (1.79%) Kibana
3 6 (1.79%) logstash
4 3 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.60%) Terraform
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 103 (30.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.88%) VMware
3 12 (3.58%) Google
4 11 (3.28%) Oracle
5 9 (2.69%) Adobe
6 8 (2.39%) Tableau
7 6 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.19%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.90%) Dell
9 3 (0.90%) Informatica
10 2 (0.60%) OutSystems
10 2 (0.60%) Sybase
10 2 (0.60%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.60%) Xero
11 1 (0.30%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.30%) Roku
11 1 (0.30%) Spotify
11 1 (0.30%) WooCommerce