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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 28100 29593 33316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 28.44% 30.94% 32.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.00% 32.72% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25042 25782 30453
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 11406 £52,500 - 1748
South East 0 5629 £40,000 - 820
North West 0 2259 £37,500 +7.14% 569
South West 0 2148 £36,500 +4.28% 419
Yorkshire 0 2024 £36,500 +2.35% 438
East of England 0 1986 £40,000 - 318
West Midlands 0 1444 £37,500 +7.14% 279
East Midlands 0 939 £37,500 +7.14% 204
North East 0 252 £35,000 - 75
Midlands -4 29 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24786 (42.74%) C#
2 24733 (42.65%) .NET
3 24623 (42.46%) JavaScript
4 23576 (40.65%) HTML
5 21257 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
6 20932 (36.09%) CSS
7 20297 (35.00%) SQL
8 18771 (32.37%) SQL Server
9 16563 (28.56%) MVC
10 16482 (28.42%) ASP.NET
11 14208 (24.50%) Java
12 13698 (23.62%) jQuery
13 10885 (18.77%) TDD
14 10499 (18.10%) OO
15 10118 (17.45%) Finance
16 9320 (16.07%) HTML5
17 8774 (15.13%) Microsoft
18 8302 (14.32%) Degree
19 8243 (14.21%) XML
20 8160 (14.07%) PHP
21 7898 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
22 7770 (13.40%) Web Services
23 7618 (13.14%) Scrum
24 6952 (11.99%) MySQL
25 6021 (10.38%) CSS3
26 6008 (10.36%) .NET Framework
27 5870 (10.12%) Software Engineering
28 5761 (9.93%) WCF
29 5734 (9.89%) Git (software)
30 5645 (9.73%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2707 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 2696 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2672 (4.61%) CMS
4 1823 (3.14%) Apache
5 1600 (2.76%) IIS
6 1500 (2.59%) WordPress
7 1417 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 1127 (1.94%) Drupal
9 950 (1.64%) JBoss
10 806 (1.39%) Umbraco
11 742 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 692 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 663 (1.14%) WebLogic
14 661 (1.14%) WebSphere
15 617 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
16 465 (0.80%) Apache Solr
17 416 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
18 410 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
19 391 (0.67%) nginx
20 310 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4130 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 1371 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 677 (1.17%) MS Office
4 485 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 250 (0.43%) PowerPivot
6 234 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 175 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 140 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 133 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 76 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 59 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
12 55 (0.095%) InDesign
13 34 (0.059%) AutoCAD
14 28 (0.048%) MS Project
15 23 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
16 21 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
17 16 (0.028%) Maya
18 15 (0.026%) CPLEX
19 13 (0.022%) Mingle
20 12 (0.021%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 873 (1.51%) Magento
2 653 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 213 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 161 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 148 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 145 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 142 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 140 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 127 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 80 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
11 77 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
11 77 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
12 76 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
13 70 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
14 55 (0.095%) Markit EDM
15 54 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 48 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
16 48 (0.083%) Shopify
17 45 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
18 43 (0.074%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 1025 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 823 (1.42%) SaaS
3 659 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 493 (0.85%) GitHub
5 196 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 158 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 145 (0.25%) Force.com
8 139 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 114 (0.20%) Office 365
10 101 (0.17%) PaaS
11 71 (0.12%) Heroku
12 67 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 59 (0.10%) Trello
14 41 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
15 27 (0.047%) Google App Engine
16 22 (0.038%) Google Apps
17 20 (0.034%) Yammer
18 19 (0.033%) IaaS
18 19 (0.033%) MailChimp
19 17 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1644 (2.83%) Internet
2 1088 (1.88%) HTTP
3 547 (0.94%) Intranet
4 422 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 199 (0.34%) LDAP
6 168 (0.29%) DNS
7 161 (0.28%) Broadband
8 124 (0.21%) Extranet
9 117 (0.20%) SSL
10 91 (0.16%) Wireless
11 87 (0.15%) SSH
12 85 (0.15%) FTP
13 81 (0.14%) Firewall
14 67 (0.12%) SMTP
15 62 (0.11%) SAN
16 51 (0.088%) VoIP
17 48 (0.083%) HTTPS
17 48 (0.083%) Network Security
18 47 (0.081%) CTI
19 46 (0.079%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18771 (32.37%) SQL Server
2 6952 (11.99%) MySQL
3 3716 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3504 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3421 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2808 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 2406 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
8 2373 (4.09%) NoSQL
9 2019 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1815 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 1742 (3.00%) MongoDB
12 1429 (2.46%) Big Data
13 1319 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 1168 (2.01%) Oracle Database
15 1122 (1.93%) RDBMS
16 953 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
17 707 (1.22%) Hadoop
18 547 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
19 529 (0.91%) OLAP
20 505 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5734 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 3861 (6.66%) Visual Studio
3 3688 (6.36%) Subversion
4 2362 (4.07%) NUnit
5 2361 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 1722 (2.97%) Maven
7 1506 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
8 1431 (2.47%) JUnit
9 1363 (2.35%) Eclipse
10 1311 (2.26%) Jenkins
11 1099 (1.89%) Moq
12 1095 (1.89%) JIRA
13 849 (1.46%) Selenium
14 725 (1.25%) Ant
15 720 (1.24%) TeamCity
16 711 (1.23%) MSTest
17 641 (1.11%) Cucumber
18 554 (0.96%) Xcode
19 480 (0.83%) Jasmine
20 431 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10118 (17.45%) Finance
2 2985 (5.15%) Banking
3 2683 (4.63%) Marketing
4 2313 (3.99%) Retail
5 1675 (2.89%) Games
6 1638 (2.82%) Front Office
7 1496 (2.58%) Advertising
8 1234 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 1161 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 679 (1.17%) Back Office
11 568 (0.98%) Legal
12 548 (0.94%) Publishing
13 530 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 442 (0.76%) Law
15 381 (0.66%) Automotive
16 348 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 200 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 148 (0.26%) Multimedia
19 141 (0.24%) Electronics
20 132 (0.23%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24733 (42.65%) .NET
2 23576 (40.65%) HTML
3 20932 (36.09%) CSS
4 16482 (28.42%) ASP.NET
5 13698 (23.62%) jQuery
6 9320 (16.07%) HTML5
7 8243 (14.21%) XML
8 7898 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7770 (13.40%) Web Services
10 6021 (10.38%) CSS3
11 6008 (10.36%) .NET Framework
12 5761 (9.93%) WCF
13 5168 (8.91%) Ajax
14 4618 (7.96%) Spring
15 4439 (7.65%) AngularJS
16 3323 (5.73%) JSON
17 3310 (5.71%) WPF
18 2913 (5.02%) RESTful
19 2904 (5.01%) J2EE
20 2900 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4773 (8.23%) Computer Science
2 3314 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3005 (5.18%) User Experience
4 2792 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 2258 (3.89%) Open Source
6 1454 (2.51%) Mathematics
7 1292 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1051 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 985 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 872 (1.50%) Derivative
11 848 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
12 789 (1.36%) iPhone
13 773 (1.33%) Hedge funds
14 759 (1.31%) N-Tier
15 758 (1.31%) Data Structures
16 735 (1.27%) Social Media
17 700 (1.21%) Visualisation
18 684 (1.18%) Fixed Income
19 596 (1.03%) Client/Server
20 501 (0.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5645 (9.73%) Linux
2 5375 (9.27%) Windows
3 3115 (5.37%) Android
4 2997 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 2915 (5.03%) UNIX
6 262 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 262 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 238 (0.41%) Solaris
8 206 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 189 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 151 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 143 (0.25%) CentOS
12 131 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 124 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 121 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 118 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 110 (0.19%) Windows 7
17 88 (0.15%) Debian
18 72 (0.12%) AIX
19 57 (0.098%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21257 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16563 (28.56%) MVC
3 10885 (18.77%) TDD
4 10499 (18.10%) OO
5 7618 (13.14%) Scrum
6 5870 (10.12%) Software Engineering
7 5169 (8.91%) E-Commerce
8 4728 (8.15%) Web Development
9 4092 (7.06%) OOP
10 4019 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
11 3975 (6.85%) BDD
12 3861 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
13 3370 (5.81%) Unit Testing
14 3021 (5.21%) Multithreading
15 2704 (4.66%) Web Application Development
16 2290 (3.95%) OOD
17 2169 (3.74%) Mentoring
18 2127 (3.67%) ETL
19 2004 (3.46%) iOS Development
20 1935 (3.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24786 (42.74%) C#
2 24623 (42.46%) JavaScript
3 20297 (35.00%) SQL
4 14208 (24.50%) Java
5 8160 (14.07%) PHP
6 4801 (8.28%) C++
7 4788 (8.26%) T-SQL
8 4034 (6.96%) VB.NET
9 2946 (5.08%) Python
10 2276 (3.92%) Ruby
11 1856 (3.20%) VB
12 1723 (2.97%) PL/SQL
13 1681 (2.90%) C
14 1427 (2.46%) Objective-C
15 1364 (2.35%) PHP5
16 1180 (2.03%) Perl
17 945 (1.63%) VBA
18 748 (1.29%) Scala
19 646 (1.11%) VB6
20 471 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8302 (14.32%) Degree
2 885 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 837 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 465 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 312 (0.54%) PhD
6 244 (0.42%) MCSD
7 154 (0.27%) MCP
8 142 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 132 (0.23%) Sun Certification
10 127 (0.22%) MCTS
11 88 (0.15%) MCAD
12 78 (0.13%) MCPD
13 60 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
13 60 (0.10%) HND
14 53 (0.091%) OCPJP
15 41 (0.071%) MCSE
16 33 (0.057%) ISTQB
16 33 (0.057%) MCITP
17 30 (0.052%) PMI Certification
18 29 (0.050%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1590 (2.74%) QA
2 240 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 211 (0.36%) SLA
4 65 (0.11%) WAI
5 64 (0.11%) WCAG
6 53 (0.091%) PCI DSS
7 43 (0.074%) Data Quality
8 41 (0.071%) HL7
9 24 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.029%) Solvency II
12 14 (0.024%) EMIR
13 13 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
14 12 (0.021%) ISO 8583
14 12 (0.021%) TickIT
15 10 (0.017%) ISO 14001
15 10 (0.017%) GAMP
16 9 (0.016%) Basel III
17 7 (0.012%) Basel II
18 6 (0.010%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 230 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 123 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (0.18%) Varnish
4 65 (0.11%) Docker
5 61 (0.11%) Firmware
6 48 (0.083%) Hyper-V
7 34 (0.059%) HDFS
8 32 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
9 29 (0.050%) VirtualBox
10 13 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.014%) Platform Symphony
12 7 (0.012%) vSphere
13 6 (0.010%) Kamailio
13 6 (0.010%) qmail
14 5 (0.009%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.009%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.009%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.007%) KVM
15 4 (0.007%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 322 (0.56%) Puppet
2 321 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 86 (0.15%) Ansible
5 66 (0.11%) logstash
6 58 (0.10%) Capistrano
7 51 (0.088%) StatsD
8 50 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
9 45 (0.078%) Nagios
10 37 (0.064%) Graphite
11 33 (0.057%) Kibana
12 28 (0.048%) yum
13 21 (0.036%) Control-M
14 20 (0.034%) Hadoop YARN
14 20 (0.034%) MOM
14 20 (0.034%) OpenView
14 20 (0.034%) SCOM
15 17 (0.029%) cPanel
16 16 (0.028%) Plesk
17 14 (0.024%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8774 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 5502 (9.49%) Oracle
3 1630 (2.81%) Zend
4 1308 (2.26%) Google
5 1046 (1.80%) Facebook
6 1028 (1.77%) Adobe
7 725 (1.25%) Twitter
8 609 (1.05%) IBM
9 555 (0.96%) SAP
10 525 (0.91%) Business Objects
11 512 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 494 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
13 493 (0.85%) Cognos
14 482 (0.83%) Apple
15 460 (0.79%) Sybase
16 432 (0.74%) Informatica
17 373 (0.64%) TIBCO
18 287 (0.49%) EPiServer
19 286 (0.49%) Xamarin
20 284 (0.49%) Tableau
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits 15% bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago