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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 28985 33859 31241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.45% 30.65% 30.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.12% 32.39% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25549 29774 27971
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 12179 £52,500 - 1839
South East 0 5734 £42,500 +6.25% 736
East of England 0 2312 £40,000 - 288
North West 0 2025 £39,750 +10.41% 574
Yorkshire 0 1992 £37,500 - 392
South West 0 1887 £37,500 +4.16% 349
West Midlands 0 1582 £37,500 +1.35% 303
East Midlands 0 1071 £40,000 +6.66% 202
North East 0 326 £37,500 +7.14% 86
Midlands -17 13 £44,000 +6.66% 1
South Coast +3 2 - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24561 (42.85%) JavaScript
2 24205 (42.23%) .NET
3 24165 (42.16%) C#
4 22971 (40.08%) HTML
5 21941 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
6 20329 (35.47%) SQL
7 19957 (34.82%) CSS
8 18831 (32.85%) SQL Server
9 16621 (29.00%) MVC
10 15939 (27.81%) ASP.NET
11 14128 (24.65%) Java
12 13189 (23.01%) jQuery
13 11503 (20.07%) TDD
14 10535 (18.38%) Finance
15 9855 (17.19%) OO
16 9342 (16.30%) HTML5
17 8427 (14.70%) Microsoft
18 8133 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8092 (14.12%) Degree
20 7715 (13.46%) PHP
21 7652 (13.35%) Scrum
22 7608 (13.27%) Web Services
23 7454 (13.01%) XML
24 6463 (11.28%) MySQL
25 6089 (10.62%) Git (software)
26 5867 (10.24%) .NET Framework
27 5809 (10.14%) Linux
28 5790 (10.10%) WCF
29 5771 (10.07%) Software Engineering
30 5740 (10.01%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3195 (5.57%) Node.js
2 2371 (4.14%) CMS
3 1977 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1795 (3.13%) Apache
5 1502 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 1436 (2.51%) IIS
7 1172 (2.04%) WordPress
8 932 (1.63%) Drupal
9 874 (1.52%) JBoss
10 657 (1.15%) WebSphere
11 626 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 612 (1.07%) Umbraco
13 547 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 523 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
15 507 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
16 501 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
17 482 (0.84%) Apache Solr
18 343 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
19 298 (0.52%) nginx
20 239 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3862 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 1176 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 623 (1.09%) MS Office
4 387 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 251 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 211 (0.37%) PowerPivot
7 141 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 139 (0.24%) Fireworks
9 103 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 72 (0.13%) InDesign
11 63 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 45 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
13 32 (0.056%) AutoCAD
14 30 (0.052%) MS Project
15 23 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
16 20 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
17 17 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
18 15 (0.026%) Mingle
19 13 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
19 13 (0.023%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 729 (1.27%) Magento
2 558 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 226 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 198 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 183 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 139 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 117 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 117 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 116 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
9 103 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 102 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
11 99 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
12 95 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
13 89 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
14 53 (0.092%) Markit EDM
15 50 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
16 46 (0.080%) Oracle Assets
17 45 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
18 38 (0.066%) Oracle SCM
19 37 (0.065%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1500 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1304 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 966 (1.69%) SaaS
4 443 (0.77%) GitHub
5 210 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 172 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 161 (0.28%) Force.com
8 132 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 122 (0.21%) Office 365
10 101 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 100 (0.17%) Heroku
12 88 (0.15%) PaaS
13 65 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 47 (0.082%) Google App Engine
15 40 (0.070%) Silverpop
16 27 (0.047%) IaaS
17 25 (0.044%) Trello
18 22 (0.038%) Google Compute Engine
19 18 (0.031%) Amazon SQS
20 16 (0.028%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1549 (2.70%) Internet
2 1143 (1.99%) HTTP
3 407 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 350 (0.61%) Intranet
5 183 (0.32%) Broadband
6 164 (0.29%) DNS
7 129 (0.23%) LDAP
8 102 (0.18%) SSL
8 102 (0.18%) Wireless
9 86 (0.15%) SSH
10 84 (0.15%) SMTP
11 70 (0.12%) AMQP
12 69 (0.12%) VoIP
13 63 (0.11%) Firewall
14 60 (0.10%) FTP
15 57 (0.099%) Network Security
16 56 (0.098%) Bluetooth
17 48 (0.084%) HTTPS
18 45 (0.079%) Multicast
19 44 (0.077%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18831 (32.85%) SQL Server
2 6463 (11.28%) MySQL
3 3731 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3685 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3362 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 2731 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 2714 (4.74%) NoSQL
8 2528 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2157 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2003 (3.49%) MongoDB
11 1845 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 1530 (2.67%) Big Data
13 1303 (2.27%) Oracle Database
14 1193 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 1148 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
16 1014 (1.77%) RDBMS
17 789 (1.38%) Hadoop
18 525 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
19 516 (0.90%) QlikView
20 509 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6089 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 3797 (6.62%) Visual Studio
3 3269 (5.70%) Subversion
4 2406 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2365 (4.13%) NUnit
6 1598 (2.79%) Maven
7 1392 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
8 1367 (2.39%) Jenkins
9 1336 (2.33%) JUnit
10 1313 (2.29%) Eclipse
11 1187 (2.07%) Moq
12 1119 (1.95%) Selenium
13 1035 (1.81%) JIRA
14 878 (1.53%) MSTest
15 693 (1.21%) Ant
16 629 (1.10%) TeamCity
17 618 (1.08%) Grunt
18 601 (1.05%) Cucumber
19 534 (0.93%) Xcode
20 532 (0.93%) Jasmine
General
1 10535 (18.38%) Finance
2 2698 (4.71%) Marketing
3 2620 (4.57%) Banking
4 2256 (3.94%) Retail
5 1846 (3.22%) Games
6 1524 (2.66%) Front Office
7 1346 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 1239 (2.16%) Advertising
9 958 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 738 (1.29%) Back Office
11 559 (0.98%) Publishing
12 530 (0.92%) Legal
13 479 (0.84%) Law
14 472 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 454 (0.79%) Manufacturing
16 385 (0.67%) Automotive
17 278 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
18 249 (0.43%) Electronics
19 146 (0.25%) Multimedia
20 136 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24205 (42.23%) .NET
2 22971 (40.08%) HTML
3 19957 (34.82%) CSS
4 15939 (27.81%) ASP.NET
5 13189 (23.01%) jQuery
6 9342 (16.30%) HTML5
7 8133 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7608 (13.27%) Web Services
9 7454 (13.01%) XML
10 5867 (10.24%) .NET Framework
11 5790 (10.10%) WCF
12 5740 (10.01%) CSS3
13 5617 (9.80%) AngularJS
14 4694 (8.19%) Spring
15 4543 (7.93%) Ajax
16 3290 (5.74%) REST
17 3200 (5.58%) JSON
18 3180 (5.55%) RESTful
19 3008 (5.25%) WPF
20 2971 (5.18%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4666 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 3152 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2943 (5.13%) User Experience
4 2758 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 1304 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1287 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 1092 (1.91%) Algorithms
8 909 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
9 883 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 881 (1.54%) Derivative
11 850 (1.48%) Social Media
12 803 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 740 (1.29%) Visualisation
14 709 (1.24%) Hedge funds
15 703 (1.23%) Client/Server
16 663 (1.16%) iPhone
17 630 (1.10%) N-Tier
18 585 (1.02%) Equities
19 503 (0.88%) Fixed Income
20 447 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5809 (10.14%) Linux
2 5368 (9.37%) Windows
3 3228 (5.63%) Android
4 2965 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 2884 (5.03%) UNIX
6 275 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 220 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 218 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 199 (0.35%) Solaris
10 171 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
11 165 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 137 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 133 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 123 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 115 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 109 (0.19%) Windows 7
17 98 (0.17%) CentOS
17 98 (0.17%) AIX
18 81 (0.14%) Debian
19 57 (0.099%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21941 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 16621 (29.00%) MVC
3 11503 (20.07%) TDD
4 9855 (17.19%) OO
5 7652 (13.35%) Scrum
6 5771 (10.07%) Software Engineering
7 4672 (8.15%) Web Development
8 4580 (7.99%) E-Commerce
9 4266 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
10 4167 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
11 4034 (7.04%) BDD
12 3608 (6.29%) Unit Testing
13 3543 (6.18%) OOP
14 3509 (6.12%) SDLC
15 2947 (5.14%) Web Application Development
16 2856 (4.98%) Multithreading
17 2349 (4.10%) Open Source
18 2115 (3.69%) Mentoring
19 2113 (3.69%) ETL
20 2051 (3.58%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24561 (42.85%) JavaScript
2 24165 (42.16%) C#
3 20329 (35.47%) SQL
4 14128 (24.65%) Java
5 7715 (13.46%) PHP
6 5127 (8.95%) T-SQL
7 4481 (7.82%) C++
8 3706 (6.47%) VB.NET
9 3090 (5.39%) Python
10 2491 (4.35%) Ruby
11 1888 (3.29%) PL/SQL
12 1756 (3.06%) VB
13 1533 (2.67%) C
14 1349 (2.35%) Objective-C
15 1015 (1.77%) Scala
16 962 (1.68%) Perl
17 864 (1.51%) VBA
18 832 (1.45%) PHP5
19 549 (0.96%) VB6
20 494 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8092 (14.12%) Degree
2 784 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 666 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 373 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 269 (0.47%) PhD
6 193 (0.34%) MCSD
7 172 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 144 (0.25%) MCP
9 117 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 91 (0.16%) MCTS
11 84 (0.15%) MCAD
12 82 (0.14%) MCPD
13 76 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
14 69 (0.12%) HND
15 52 (0.091%) ISEB
16 39 (0.068%) OCPJP
17 38 (0.066%) PMI Certification
17 38 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
17 38 (0.066%) ISTQB
18 31 (0.054%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1625 (2.84%) QA
2 162 (0.28%) SLA
3 126 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 78 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 69 (0.12%) WCAG
6 56 (0.098%) HL7
7 48 (0.084%) EMIR
7 48 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
7 48 (0.084%) WAI
8 31 (0.054%) PCI DSS
9 24 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (0.037%) PMBOK
11 19 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (0.024%) MiFID
13 13 (0.023%) ISO 8583
14 12 (0.021%) Section 508
15 9 (0.016%) TickIT
15 9 (0.016%) Basel II
16 5 (0.009%) DICOM
16 5 (0.009%) GAMP
System Software
1 165 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 153 (0.27%) Docker
3 135 (0.24%) Varnish
4 126 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 88 (0.15%) Firmware
6 51 (0.089%) Hyper-V
7 47 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
8 44 (0.077%) HDFS
9 34 (0.059%) VirtualBox
10 24 (0.042%) iptables
11 20 (0.035%) LXC
12 19 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (0.028%) Xen
14 12 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
14 12 (0.021%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.016%) vSphere
16 8 (0.014%) VMware ESX
17 7 (0.012%) Squid
17 7 (0.012%) KVM
18 5 (0.009%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 428 (0.75%) Puppet
2 364 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 160 (0.28%) Vagrant
4 131 (0.23%) Ansible
5 59 (0.10%) Nagios
6 50 (0.087%) Capistrano
7 45 (0.079%) logstash
8 43 (0.075%) Control-M
9 29 (0.051%) TeamSite
10 27 (0.047%) Kibana
11 25 (0.044%) Salt
11 25 (0.044%) cPanel
12 24 (0.042%) StatsD
13 22 (0.038%) Data Guard
14 21 (0.037%) HP Quality Center
15 19 (0.033%) Plesk
15 19 (0.033%) Tivoli
15 19 (0.033%) Graphite
16 16 (0.028%) HAProxy
16 16 (0.028%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 8427 (14.70%) Microsoft
2 5421 (9.46%) Oracle
3 1469 (2.56%) Zend
4 1444 (2.52%) Google
5 942 (1.64%) Facebook
6 906 (1.58%) Adobe
7 664 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 613 (1.07%) Twitter
9 612 (1.07%) Apple
10 595 (1.04%) Business Objects
11 556 (0.97%) IBM
12 541 (0.94%) SAP
13 485 (0.85%) Sybase
14 447 (0.78%) Sitecore
15 424 (0.74%) Tableau
16 417 (0.73%) Cognos
17 366 (0.64%) Informatica
18 340 (0.59%) Xamarin
19 305 (0.53%) TIBCO
20 303 (0.53%) hybris
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits etc
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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago