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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 29747 31744 30620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.24% 29.41% 30.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.04% 31.14% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26502 27660 27170
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,770 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -1 12833 £55,000 +4.76% 1788
South East 0 5994 £42,500 +6.25% 788
North West 0 2159 £38,000 +1.33% 592
South West 0 1975 £37,500 - 409
East of England 0 1957 £42,500 +6.25% 270
Yorkshire -1 1775 £40,000 +11.11% 378
West Midlands 0 1584 £37,500 - 334
East Midlands 0 1119 £37,500 - 278
North East 0 353 £40,000 +23.07% 88
Midlands -7 22 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 25461 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 24144 (40.42%) C#
3 23770 (39.79%) .NET
4 23756 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
5 23524 (39.38%) HTML
6 20918 (35.02%) SQL
7 20483 (34.29%) CSS
8 19014 (31.83%) SQL Server
9 16503 (27.63%) MVC
10 15404 (25.79%) ASP.NET
11 15316 (25.64%) Java
12 13398 (22.43%) jQuery
13 12139 (20.32%) TDD
14 11559 (19.35%) Finance
15 9922 (16.61%) HTML5
16 9449 (15.82%) OO
17 8690 (14.55%) Degree
18 8284 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8230 (13.78%) Microsoft
20 8222 (13.76%) Scrum
21 7657 (12.82%) Web Services
22 7477 (12.52%) PHP
23 7123 (11.92%) XML
24 6873 (11.51%) AngularJS
25 6589 (11.03%) Git (software)
26 6425 (10.76%) MySQL
27 6291 (10.53%) Software Engineering
28 6133 (10.27%) CSS3
29 6093 (10.20%) Linux
30 5830 (9.76%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3651 (6.11%) Node.js
2 2430 (4.07%) CMS
3 1930 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1747 (2.92%) Apache
5 1461 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 1435 (2.40%) IIS
7 1245 (2.08%) WordPress
8 862 (1.44%) JBoss
9 817 (1.37%) Drupal
10 682 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 655 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 654 (1.09%) Umbraco
13 578 (0.97%) WebLogic
14 575 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
15 496 (0.83%) Apache Solr
16 493 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
17 388 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
18 365 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
19 325 (0.54%) Apache Spark
20 260 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 3786 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 1125 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 597 (1.00%) MS Office
4 362 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 234 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 232 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 109 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 108 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 91 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 81 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
11 56 (0.094%) InDesign
12 51 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
13 32 (0.054%) FastStats
13 32 (0.054%) MS Project
14 30 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
15 28 (0.047%) AutoCAD
16 22 (0.037%) SPSS
17 21 (0.035%) Mathematica
18 15 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
19 12 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 648 (1.08%) Magento
2 628 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 216 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 169 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 166 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 144 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 115 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 113 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
9 110 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 86 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 83 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 75 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
13 74 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
14 73 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
15 60 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
16 57 (0.095%) Oracle Assets
17 55 (0.092%) Markit EDM
18 49 (0.082%) Oracle 11i
19 43 (0.072%) Visualfiles
20 33 (0.055%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1710 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1513 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1076 (1.80%) SaaS
4 476 (0.80%) GitHub
5 205 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 185 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 180 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 171 (0.29%) Force.com
9 153 (0.26%) Office 365
10 146 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 127 (0.21%) Heroku
12 115 (0.19%) PaaS
13 91 (0.15%) Google App Engine
14 52 (0.087%) IaaS
15 45 (0.075%) Amazon S3
16 42 (0.070%) Google Compute Engine
17 39 (0.065%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 27 (0.045%) Amazon SQS
19 21 (0.035%) Trello
20 16 (0.027%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1459 (2.44%) Internet
2 1057 (1.77%) HTTP
3 391 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 346 (0.58%) Intranet
5 173 (0.29%) DNS
6 171 (0.29%) Broadband
7 136 (0.23%) SMTP
8 108 (0.18%) SSL
9 99 (0.17%) Wireless
10 93 (0.16%) LDAP
11 91 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 81 (0.14%) Firewall
13 80 (0.13%) FTP
14 77 (0.13%) SSH
15 76 (0.13%) Network Security
16 49 (0.082%) Multicast
17 48 (0.080%) AMQP
18 45 (0.075%) VoIP
19 43 (0.072%) Bluetooth
19 43 (0.072%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19014 (31.83%) SQL Server
2 6425 (10.76%) MySQL
3 4217 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4035 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3019 (5.05%) NoSQL
6 2984 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2759 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 2722 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2361 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2238 (3.75%) MongoDB
11 1858 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 1798 (3.01%) Big Data
13 1409 (2.36%) Oracle Database
14 1099 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
15 1060 (1.77%) Hadoop
16 1018 (1.70%) RDBMS
17 981 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
18 667 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
19 596 (1.00%) OLAP
20 567 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6589 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 3691 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 3444 (5.77%) Subversion
4 2611 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 2271 (3.80%) NUnit
6 1685 (2.82%) Maven
7 1582 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 1485 (2.49%) JUnit
9 1340 (2.24%) Rhino Mocks
10 1331 (2.23%) Selenium
11 1267 (2.12%) JIRA
12 1256 (2.10%) Eclipse
13 1181 (1.98%) Moq
14 886 (1.48%) Grunt
15 850 (1.42%) MSTest
16 698 (1.17%) Ant
17 689 (1.15%) TeamCity
18 682 (1.14%) Cucumber
19 623 (1.04%) Jasmine
20 445 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11559 (19.35%) Finance
2 3154 (5.28%) Banking
3 2803 (4.69%) Marketing
4 2513 (4.21%) Retail
5 2024 (3.39%) Games
6 1757 (2.94%) Front Office
7 1649 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 1082 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 1032 (1.73%) Advertising
10 803 (1.34%) Back Office
11 676 (1.13%) Law
12 599 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 594 (0.99%) Legal
14 547 (0.92%) Publishing
15 461 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 357 (0.60%) Automotive
17 306 (0.51%) Electronics
18 294 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
19 152 (0.25%) Music Industry
20 145 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23770 (39.79%) .NET
2 23524 (39.38%) HTML
3 20483 (34.29%) CSS
4 15404 (25.79%) ASP.NET
5 13398 (22.43%) jQuery
6 9922 (16.61%) HTML5
7 8284 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7657 (12.82%) Web Services
9 7123 (11.92%) XML
10 6873 (11.51%) AngularJS
11 6133 (10.27%) CSS3
12 5830 (9.76%) WCF
13 5748 (9.62%) .NET Framework
14 5077 (8.50%) Spring
15 4236 (7.09%) Ajax
16 3773 (6.32%) REST
17 3605 (6.04%) RESTful
18 3137 (5.25%) Entity Framework
19 3134 (5.25%) WPF
20 3109 (5.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5490 (9.19%) Computer Science
2 3281 (5.49%) User Experience
3 3202 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2571 (4.30%) Mobile App
5 1641 (2.75%) Mathematics
6 1280 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 1193 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1037 (1.74%) Derivative
9 1006 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 915 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
11 881 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 845 (1.41%) Equities
13 822 (1.38%) Visualisation
14 804 (1.35%) Social Media
15 803 (1.34%) Hedge funds
16 736 (1.23%) Client/Server
17 662 (1.11%) iPhone
18 584 (0.98%) Fixed Income
19 531 (0.89%) N-Tier
20 529 (0.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6093 (10.20%) Linux
2 5386 (9.02%) Windows
3 3232 (5.41%) Android
4 3175 (5.32%) UNIX
5 3040 (5.09%) Apple iOS
6 312 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 240 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 211 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 208 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 189 (0.32%) Solaris
11 184 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 180 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 173 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 162 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 124 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 118 (0.20%) AIX
17 110 (0.18%) CentOS
18 101 (0.17%) Debian
19 85 (0.14%) Windows 7
20 51 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23756 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16503 (27.63%) MVC
3 12139 (20.32%) TDD
4 9449 (15.82%) OO
5 8222 (13.76%) Scrum
6 6291 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4699 (7.87%) E-Commerce
8 4685 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
9 4570 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
10 4534 (7.59%) Web Development
11 4172 (6.98%) BDD
12 3762 (6.30%) Unit Testing
13 3695 (6.19%) SDLC
14 3623 (6.07%) OOP
15 2930 (4.91%) Web Application Development
16 2914 (4.88%) Multithreading
17 2429 (4.07%) Mentoring
18 2420 (4.05%) Open Source
19 2334 (3.91%) ETL
20 2107 (3.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25461 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 24144 (40.42%) C#
3 20918 (35.02%) SQL
4 15316 (25.64%) Java
5 7477 (12.52%) PHP
6 5387 (9.02%) T-SQL
7 4700 (7.87%) C++
8 3805 (6.37%) Python
9 3308 (5.54%) VB.NET
10 2773 (4.64%) Ruby
11 2047 (3.43%) PL/SQL
12 1647 (2.76%) C
13 1496 (2.50%) VB
14 1479 (2.48%) Scala
15 1441 (2.41%) Objective-C
16 1049 (1.76%) Perl
17 949 (1.59%) VBA
18 887 (1.48%) PHP5
19 573 (0.96%) Bash Shell
20 566 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8690 (14.55%) Degree
2 733 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 697 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 415 (0.69%) SC Cleared
5 326 (0.55%) PhD
6 183 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 134 (0.22%) Sun Certification
8 122 (0.20%) MCSD
9 112 (0.19%) MCP
10 100 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
11 89 (0.15%) ISEB
12 74 (0.12%) HND
13 64 (0.11%) ISTQB
14 63 (0.11%) MCAD
14 63 (0.11%) PMI Certification
15 58 (0.097%) MCTS
16 56 (0.094%) MCPD
17 54 (0.090%) OCP
18 50 (0.084%) MCSE
19 41 (0.069%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1738 (2.91%) QA
2 145 (0.24%) SLA
3 104 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 94 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 90 (0.15%) HL7
6 61 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 59 (0.099%) WCAG
8 57 (0.095%) EMIR
9 33 (0.055%) PCI DSS
10 30 (0.050%) WAI
11 24 (0.040%) GAMP
12 21 (0.035%) COBIT
13 20 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 17 (0.028%) MiFID
16 11 (0.018%) Section 508
17 10 (0.017%) ISO 14001
18 7 (0.012%) TickIT
18 7 (0.012%) DICOM
19 6 (0.010%) Basel II
System Software
1 209 (0.35%) Docker
2 168 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 144 (0.24%) Varnish
4 116 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 74 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 64 (0.11%) HDFS
7 59 (0.099%) Firmware
8 29 (0.049%) LXC
9 27 (0.045%) Hyper-V
10 21 (0.035%) VirtualBox
11 17 (0.028%) Xen
12 16 (0.027%) Time Sharing Option
13 15 (0.025%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.025%) vSphere
14 14 (0.023%) iptables
15 13 (0.022%) Platform Symphony
16 11 (0.018%) VMware ESX
17 10 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 10 (0.017%) vCloud
18 8 (0.013%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 441 (0.74%) Puppet
2 363 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (0.26%) Vagrant
4 154 (0.26%) Ansible
5 75 (0.13%) Nagios
6 44 (0.074%) Capistrano
7 42 (0.070%) Control-M
8 39 (0.065%) cPanel
9 36 (0.060%) logstash
9 36 (0.060%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 33 (0.055%) Tivoli
11 32 (0.054%) HP Quality Center
11 32 (0.054%) Mesos
12 31 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 31 (0.052%) Oracle RMAN
13 30 (0.050%) Pingdom
14 27 (0.045%) Data Guard
15 24 (0.040%) Salt
16 23 (0.039%) SCCM
17 22 (0.037%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8230 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 5778 (9.67%) Oracle
3 1612 (2.70%) Google
4 1341 (2.24%) Zend
5 880 (1.47%) Adobe
6 851 (1.42%) Facebook
7 733 (1.23%) SAP
8 694 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 685 (1.15%) Apple
10 630 (1.05%) IBM
11 547 (0.92%) Sybase
12 528 (0.88%) Sitecore
13 523 (0.88%) Twitter
14 452 (0.76%) Tableau
15 428 (0.72%) Xamarin
16 415 (0.69%) Cognos
17 386 (0.65%) Informatica
18 309 (0.52%) TIBCO
19 291 (0.49%) hybris
20 259 (0.43%) EPiServer
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sale, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £3000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago