Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 357 531 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 20.32% 33.84% 19.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.20% 35.07% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 349 491 299
South London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 1,684 1,514 1,684
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.49% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 1,312 1,338
South London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,252 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £69,650
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 0 147 £52,500 -8.70% 33
Kingston Upon Thames -7 72 £60,000 +26.32% 20
Merton -5 64 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Bromley -10 31 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Wandsworth 0 18 £47,500 +18.75%
Sutton -1 10 £51,250 +10.22% 6
Developer
London

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 196 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (50.42%) .NET
3 169 (47.34%) C#
4 143 (40.06%) ASP.NET
5 142 (39.78%) JavaScript
6 132 (36.97%) SQL
7 131 (36.69%) SQL Server
8 119 (33.33%) HTML
9 114 (31.93%) CSS
10 96 (26.89%) Scrum
11 85 (23.81%) TDD
12 82 (22.97%) MVC
13 77 (21.57%) Java
14 67 (18.77%) .NET Framework
15 66 (18.49%) Software Engineering
16 61 (17.09%) Microsoft
17 60 (16.81%) Finance
17 60 (16.81%) Fintech
18 58 (16.25%) Web Development
19 57 (15.97%) AngularJS
20 55 (15.41%) Microservices
21 53 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
21 53 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
22 52 (14.57%) jQuery
23 47 (13.17%) REST
23 47 (13.17%) PHP
24 46 (12.89%) RESTful
25 45 (12.61%) Git (software)
25 45 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
26 42 (11.76%) JSON

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 16 (4.48%) Apache
1 16 (4.48%) CMS
2 9 (2.52%) Drupal
3 8 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.96%) IIS
4 7 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.84%) WordPress
7 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.28%) DNN
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.28%) InVision
Business Applications
1 12 (3.36%) Magento
2 6 (1.68%) Shopify
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 53 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.28%) SaaS
4 9 (2.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.56%) Serverless
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) NuGet
7 1 (0.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.28%) Route 53
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) Intranet
2 2 (0.56%) SMS
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.96%) MySQL
3 29 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.56%) Power BI
4 27 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (2.80%) Data Mining
8 10 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.52%) Data Lake
9 9 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.52%) PowerPivot
10 4 (1.12%) Big Data
11 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (2.80%) Maven
6 9 (2.52%) NUnit
7 8 (2.24%) DbUnit
7 8 (2.24%) jMock
7 8 (2.24%) JUnit
7 8 (2.24%) Mockito
7 8 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (2.24%) SonarQube
7 8 (2.24%) Subversion
8 7 (1.96%) Moq
8 7 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.68%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.40%) PhpStorm
10 5 (1.40%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (16.81%) Finance
2 31 (8.68%) Retail
3 7 (1.96%) Legal
3 7 (1.96%) Marketing
4 4 (1.12%) Law
5 3 (0.84%) Advertising
5 3 (0.84%) Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (50.42%) .NET
2 143 (40.06%) ASP.NET
3 119 (33.33%) HTML
4 114 (31.93%) CSS
5 67 (18.77%) .NET Framework
6 57 (15.97%) AngularJS
7 53 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (14.57%) jQuery
9 47 (13.17%) REST
10 46 (12.89%) RESTful
11 42 (11.76%) HTML5
11 42 (11.76%) JSON
11 42 (11.76%) React
12 39 (10.92%) Web Services
13 37 (10.36%) CSS3
14 36 (10.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (9.80%) XML
16 31 (8.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (8.40%) SOAP
18 28 (7.84%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.81%) Fintech
2 25 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.04%) User Experience
4 14 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.84%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) Anti-Piracy
9 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.28%) Life Science
9 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.72%) Windows
2 23 (6.44%) Linux
3 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.56%) Android
4 2 (0.56%) Unix
5 1 (0.28%) AIX
5 1 (0.28%) CentOS
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.89%) Scrum
3 85 (23.81%) TDD
4 82 (22.97%) MVC
5 66 (18.49%) Software Engineering
6 58 (16.25%) Web Development
7 55 (15.41%) Microservices
8 45 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 42 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 40 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (10.92%) Front End Development
12 38 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (10.36%) Customer Requirements
14 31 (8.68%) Data Modelling
15 29 (8.12%) Kanban
16 28 (7.84%) OO
17 26 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (7.00%) ETL
19 22 (6.16%) CRM
20 19 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 169 (47.34%) C#
2 142 (39.78%) JavaScript
3 132 (36.97%) SQL
4 77 (21.57%) Java
5 47 (13.17%) PHP
6 33 (9.24%) T-SQL
7 29 (8.12%) VB.NET
8 23 (6.44%) Python
9 19 (5.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 16 (4.48%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.92%) PHP 5
12 10 (2.80%) Java 8
12 10 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.80%) VBA
13 8 (2.24%) C
14 7 (1.96%) Go
15 6 (1.68%) C++
15 6 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.12%) Groovy
17 3 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (8.12%) Degree
2 14 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.08%) Docker
2 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.40%) Terraform
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 61 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.64%) Oracle
3 6 (1.68%) Demandware
3 6 (1.68%) VMware
4 4 (1.12%) Tableau
5 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.84%) Cognos
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe
6 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.28%) Google
7 1 (0.28%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.28%) Qubit
7 1 (0.28%) SAP
7 1 (0.28%) Telerik
7 1 (0.28%) Xamarin