The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 31149 30579 33812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.23% 30.74% 30.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.97% 32.62% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27116 27181 30771
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -
Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the England region.

Developer Salary Trend in England

Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in England

Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 13506 £52,500 +5.00% 1692
South East 0 5724 £40,000 - 675
North West 0 2553 £37,500 +7.14% 505
East of England 0 2075 £40,000 +6.66% 312
South West 0 2066 £37,500 +7.14% 403
Yorkshire 0 2028 £35,661 +4.88% 375
West Midlands 0 1706 £37,500 +7.14% 247
East Midlands 0 1246 £37,000 +5.71% 167
North East 0 285 £32,500 -13.33% 88
Midlands -1 20 £42,500 -2.29% 2
South Coast +4 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 27919 (42.42%) .NET
2 27735 (42.14%) C#
3 26723 (40.60%) JavaScript
4 25792 (39.19%) HTML
5 23453 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
6 22906 (34.80%) SQL
7 22572 (34.29%) CSS
8 21442 (32.58%) SQL Server
9 18401 (27.96%) ASP.NET
10 16999 (25.83%) MVC
11 16955 (25.76%) Java
12 14899 (22.64%) jQuery
13 12247 (18.61%) OO
14 11819 (17.96%) TDD
15 11625 (17.66%) Finance
16 10192 (15.48%) Degree
17 10071 (15.30%) Microsoft
18 9828 (14.93%) HTML5
19 9700 (14.74%) XML
20 8990 (13.66%) Web Services
21 8886 (13.50%) PHP
22 8618 (13.09%) Scrum
23 8041 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
24 7665 (11.65%) MySQL
25 6991 (10.62%) Software Engineering
26 6909 (10.50%) WCF
27 6879 (10.45%) Linux
28 6339 (9.63%) CSS3
29 6286 (9.55%) Computer Science
30 6261 (9.51%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3063 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2877 (4.37%) CMS
3 2505 (3.81%) Node.js
4 2165 (3.29%) Apache
5 1887 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 1845 (2.80%) IIS
7 1435 (2.18%) WordPress
8 1265 (1.92%) Drupal
9 818 (1.24%) Umbraco
10 799 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 790 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 763 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 689 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
14 655 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 496 (0.75%) Apache Solr
16 432 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 314 (0.48%) nginx
18 301 (0.46%) Joomla!
19 268 (0.41%) SAS
20 264 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4797 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 1550 (2.35%) Photoshop
3 682 (1.04%) MS Office
4 550 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 196 (0.30%) Fireworks
6 125 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 117 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 104 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 92 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 77 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 73 (0.11%) InDesign
12 52 (0.079%) MS Project
13 26 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
14 16 (0.024%) XMetaL
15 15 (0.023%) AutoCAD
16 13 (0.020%) FastStats
16 13 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
17 12 (0.018%) GIMP
17 12 (0.018%) Maya
18 11 (0.017%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 887 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 885 (1.34%) Magento
3 207 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 200 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 185 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 177 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 148 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 93 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
9 84 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 73 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 72 (0.11%) WebTrends
12 70 (0.11%) Visualfiles
13 66 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 58 (0.088%) Markit EDM
15 54 (0.082%) Shopify
16 50 (0.076%) Oracle Financials
17 49 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
18 46 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
19 39 (0.059%) Sophis RISQUE
20 38 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 903 (1.37%) SaaS
2 809 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 808 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 475 (0.72%) GitHub
5 225 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 179 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 171 (0.26%) Force.com
8 118 (0.18%) Office 365
9 100 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 98 (0.15%) PaaS
11 67 (0.10%) Trello
12 52 (0.079%) Heroku
13 51 (0.077%) Google App Engine
14 40 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (0.040%) IaaS
15 26 (0.040%) Amazon EMR
15 26 (0.040%) Google Apps
16 21 (0.032%) Rackspace Cloud
17 15 (0.023%) CloudFront
18 13 (0.020%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2073 (3.15%) Internet
2 1453 (2.21%) HTTP
3 718 (1.09%) Intranet
4 538 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 187 (0.28%) LDAP
6 182 (0.28%) DNS
7 178 (0.27%) SSL
8 159 (0.24%) Extranet
9 146 (0.22%) SAN
10 135 (0.21%) FTP
11 125 (0.19%) Broadband
12 121 (0.18%) VoIP
13 107 (0.16%) SSH
14 85 (0.13%) SMTP
15 78 (0.12%) Firewall
16 75 (0.11%) SNMP
17 68 (0.10%) Wireless
18 67 (0.10%) CTI
19 62 (0.094%) AMQP
20 56 (0.085%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21442 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 7665 (11.65%) MySQL
3 4683 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4263 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4226 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3506 (5.33%) Relational Database
7 2940 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2863 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
9 2379 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2074 (3.15%) NoSQL
11 1932 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 1696 (2.58%) Big Data
13 1609 (2.44%) MongoDB
14 1456 (2.21%) RDBMS
15 1238 (1.88%) Oracle Database
16 1027 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
17 916 (1.39%) Hadoop
18 770 (1.17%) OLAP
19 594 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
20 592 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5472 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 4559 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 4197 (6.38%) Subversion
4 2590 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 2311 (3.51%) NUnit
6 1970 (2.99%) Maven
7 1654 (2.51%) JUnit
8 1493 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
9 1453 (2.21%) Eclipse
10 1343 (2.04%) Jenkins
11 1139 (1.73%) Selenium
12 1133 (1.72%) JIRA
13 1032 (1.57%) Moq
14 864 (1.31%) Ant
15 844 (1.28%) Cucumber
16 706 (1.07%) MSTest
17 676 (1.03%) TeamCity
18 534 (0.81%) Jasmine
19 493 (0.75%) Xcode
20 473 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 11625 (17.66%) Finance
2 3419 (5.19%) Banking
3 2986 (4.54%) Marketing
4 2374 (3.61%) Retail
5 2256 (3.43%) Games
6 2042 (3.10%) Front Office
7 1560 (2.37%) Advertising
8 1437 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 1406 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 760 (1.15%) Publishing
11 746 (1.13%) Back Office
12 631 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 610 (0.93%) Legal
14 581 (0.88%) Law
15 494 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 400 (0.61%) Automotive
17 263 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 166 (0.25%) Electronics
19 145 (0.22%) Billing
19 145 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27919 (42.42%) .NET
2 25792 (39.19%) HTML
3 22572 (34.29%) CSS
4 18401 (27.96%) ASP.NET
5 14899 (22.64%) jQuery
6 9828 (14.93%) HTML5
7 9700 (14.74%) XML
8 8990 (13.66%) Web Services
9 8041 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6909 (10.50%) WCF
11 6339 (9.63%) CSS3
12 6261 (9.51%) .NET Framework
13 5938 (9.02%) Ajax
14 5243 (7.97%) Spring
15 4024 (6.11%) WPF
16 3474 (5.28%) AngularJS
17 3376 (5.13%) JSON
18 3372 (5.12%) J2EE
19 3252 (4.94%) Hibernate
20 3174 (4.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6286 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 3255 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3130 (4.76%) User Experience
4 3059 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 2488 (3.78%) Open Source
6 2100 (3.19%) Mathematics
7 1298 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1274 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1127 (1.71%) Derivative
10 1021 (1.55%) Social Media
11 1014 (1.54%) iPhone
12 949 (1.44%) Hedge funds
13 834 (1.27%) N-Tier
14 777 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 773 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
16 769 (1.17%) Fixed Income
17 751 (1.14%) Equities
18 693 (1.05%) Visualisation
19 647 (0.98%) Physics
20 578 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6879 (10.45%) Linux
2 6163 (9.36%) Windows
3 3622 (5.50%) Android
4 3523 (5.35%) UNIX
5 3305 (5.02%) Apple iOS
6 299 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 292 (0.44%) Solaris
8 288 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 213 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 191 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 183 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 165 (0.25%) CentOS
13 156 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 147 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 128 (0.19%) Debian
16 119 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 118 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 112 (0.17%) AIX
19 83 (0.13%) Windows 7
20 76 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23453 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16999 (25.83%) MVC
3 12247 (18.61%) OO
4 11819 (17.96%) TDD
5 8618 (13.09%) Scrum
6 6991 (10.62%) Software Engineering
7 6075 (9.23%) E-Commerce
8 5368 (8.16%) Web Development
9 4602 (6.99%) OOP
10 4309 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
11 4084 (6.20%) BDD
12 4081 (6.20%) Unit Testing
13 3917 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
14 3588 (5.45%) Multithreading
15 2759 (4.19%) Mentoring
16 2610 (3.97%) Web Application Development
17 2487 (3.78%) ETL
18 2432 (3.69%) OOD
19 2153 (3.27%) iOS Development
20 2143 (3.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27735 (42.14%) C#
2 26723 (40.60%) JavaScript
3 22906 (34.80%) SQL
4 16955 (25.76%) Java
5 8886 (13.50%) PHP
6 5963 (9.06%) C++
7 5493 (8.35%) T-SQL
8 4548 (6.91%) VB.NET
9 3741 (5.68%) Python
10 2477 (3.76%) Ruby
11 2356 (3.58%) C
12 2122 (3.22%) VB
13 1575 (2.39%) PHP5
14 1567 (2.38%) Objective-C
15 1552 (2.36%) PL/SQL
16 1408 (2.14%) Perl
17 1095 (1.66%) VBA
18 928 (1.41%) Scala
19 713 (1.08%) VB6
20 624 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10192 (15.48%) Degree
2 1343 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 882 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 591 (0.90%) MCSD
5 567 (0.86%) MCTS
6 554 (0.84%) MCP
7 490 (0.74%) PhD
8 485 (0.74%) MCAD
9 454 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 143 (0.22%) Sun Certification
11 142 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 86 (0.13%) HND
13 84 (0.13%) MCITP
14 67 (0.10%) MCSE
15 57 (0.087%) CFA
16 53 (0.081%) MCPD
17 49 (0.074%) OCPJP
18 47 (0.071%) ISEB
19 40 (0.061%) Oracle Certification
20 38 (0.058%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2079 (3.16%) QA
2 324 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 155 (0.24%) SLA
4 105 (0.16%) WCAG
5 72 (0.11%) WAI
6 56 (0.085%) HL7
7 49 (0.074%) Data Quality
8 46 (0.070%) PCI DSS
9 41 (0.062%) EMIR
10 40 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
11 29 (0.044%) Solvency II
12 21 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 21 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 20 (0.030%) GAMP
14 17 (0.026%) UCITS
15 13 (0.020%) TickIT
15 13 (0.020%) COBIT
16 11 (0.017%) Basel III
17 9 (0.014%) Dublin Core
18 8 (0.012%) DO-178B
System Software
1 252 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 116 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (0.12%) Varnish
4 67 (0.10%) HDFS
5 42 (0.064%) Hyper-V
6 39 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (0.033%) KVM
8 20 (0.030%) vSphere
9 18 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.026%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 15 (0.023%) Squid
12 14 (0.021%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (0.015%) Docker
14 9 (0.014%) NFS
14 9 (0.014%) Samba
15 8 (0.012%) Apache Flume
15 8 (0.012%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.011%) VirtualBox
17 6 (0.009%) Kamailio
18 5 (0.008%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 394 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 384 (0.58%) Puppet
3 88 (0.13%) Vagrant
4 70 (0.11%) Ansible
5 61 (0.093%) Capistrano
6 59 (0.090%) logstash
7 57 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
8 56 (0.085%) Nagios
9 37 (0.056%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 35 (0.053%) YUM
11 32 (0.049%) SCOM
11 32 (0.049%) OpenView
12 26 (0.040%) Plesk
13 22 (0.033%) MOM
14 21 (0.032%) StatsD
15 17 (0.026%) Control-M
16 15 (0.023%) Kibana
17 13 (0.020%) HAProxy
18 12 (0.018%) Business Desktop Deployment
19 10 (0.015%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10071 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 6189 (9.40%) Oracle
3 1850 (2.81%) Zend
4 1676 (2.55%) Google
5 1311 (1.99%) Adobe
6 1114 (1.69%) Facebook
7 1011 (1.54%) JBoss
8 736 (1.12%) Twitter
9 722 (1.10%) SAP
10 717 (1.09%) Business Objects
11 654 (0.99%) IBM
12 603 (0.92%) Sitecore
13 601 (0.91%) Sybase
14 590 (0.90%) Cognos
15 548 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
16 440 (0.67%) Apple
17 390 (0.59%) TIBCO
18 374 (0.57%) Informatica
19 355 (0.54%) EPiServer
20 292 (0.44%) hybris
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: 24-28k + Bens
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Esher, Surrey
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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North Yorkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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