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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 28952 32452 31535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 28.69% 30.90% 31.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.26% 32.67% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25574 28120 28332
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 March 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 March 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 11846 £52,500 - 1842
South East 0 5788 £42,000 +5.00% 908
Yorkshire 0 2198 £37,500 - 376
North West 0 2145 £38,500 +6.94% 561
East of England 0 2112 £40,000 - 302
South West 0 2018 £37,500 +7.14% 427
West Midlands 0 1562 £37,500 - 305
East Midlands 0 1034 £40,000 +6.66% 212
North East 0 299 £35,000 - 97
Midlands -8 13 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South Coast -2 1 - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24918 (43.04%) JavaScript
2 24542 (42.39%) C#
3 24506 (42.33%) .NET
4 23547 (40.67%) HTML
5 21486 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
6 20702 (35.76%) CSS
7 20467 (35.35%) SQL
8 18669 (32.25%) SQL Server
9 16635 (28.73%) MVC
10 16334 (28.21%) ASP.NET
11 14277 (24.66%) Java
12 13496 (23.31%) jQuery
13 11221 (19.38%) TDD
14 10325 (17.83%) Finance
15 10303 (17.80%) OO
16 9450 (16.32%) HTML5
17 8673 (14.98%) Microsoft
18 8228 (14.21%) Degree
19 8192 (14.15%) PHP
20 8135 (14.05%) XML
21 7990 (13.80%) ASP.NET MVC
22 7784 (13.45%) Web Services
23 7542 (13.03%) Scrum
24 6808 (11.76%) MySQL
25 6009 (10.38%) Git (software)
26 5920 (10.23%) CSS3
27 5848 (10.10%) .NET Framework
28 5841 (10.09%) WCF
29 5826 (10.06%) Software Engineering
30 5793 (10.01%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2977 (5.14%) Node.js
2 2599 (4.49%) CMS
3 2333 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 1882 (3.25%) Apache
5 1501 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 1414 (2.44%) WordPress
7 1412 (2.44%) IIS
8 1104 (1.91%) Drupal
9 950 (1.64%) JBoss
10 730 (1.26%) Umbraco
11 640 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 632 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 625 (1.08%) WebLogic
14 612 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
15 597 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
16 469 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
17 444 (0.77%) Apache Solr
18 376 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
19 346 (0.60%) nginx
20 297 (0.51%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3959 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 1328 (2.29%) Photoshop
3 638 (1.10%) MS Office
4 441 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 259 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 216 (0.37%) PowerPivot
7 172 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 149 (0.26%) MS Visio
9 120 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 69 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 58 (0.10%) InDesign
12 56 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
13 37 (0.064%) AutoCAD
14 26 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
15 25 (0.043%) MS Project
16 21 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
17 18 (0.031%) Mingle
17 18 (0.031%) CPLEX
18 17 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
19 14 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 838 (1.45%) Magento
2 599 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 229 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 199 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 188 (0.32%) Google Analytics
6 173 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 141 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 119 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 115 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 113 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
11 111 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
12 104 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
13 87 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
14 74 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 71 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
16 59 (0.10%) Markit EDM
17 40 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
18 39 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
19 38 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
20 37 (0.064%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1183 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 890 (1.54%) SaaS
3 629 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 434 (0.75%) GitHub
5 221 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 160 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 155 (0.27%) Force.com
8 112 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 111 (0.19%) Office 365
10 104 (0.18%) PaaS
11 93 (0.16%) Heroku
12 68 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 35 (0.060%) Google App Engine
14 32 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
14 32 (0.055%) Trello
14 32 (0.055%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 19 (0.033%) IaaS
16 18 (0.031%) AWS OpsWorks
17 16 (0.028%) Yammer
18 14 (0.024%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1612 (2.78%) Internet
2 1126 (1.94%) HTTP
3 431 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 418 (0.72%) Intranet
5 172 (0.30%) DNS
6 170 (0.29%) Broadband
7 143 (0.25%) LDAP
8 104 (0.18%) SSL
9 96 (0.17%) SSH
10 87 (0.15%) Wireless
11 75 (0.13%) Firewall
12 71 (0.12%) FTP
13 70 (0.12%) VoIP
14 67 (0.12%) Extranet
15 65 (0.11%) SMTP
16 62 (0.11%) Bluetooth
17 53 (0.092%) HTTPS
18 52 (0.090%) VPN
18 52 (0.090%) AMQP
19 50 (0.086%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18669 (32.25%) SQL Server
2 6808 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3645 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3445 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3399 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2794 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 2604 (4.50%) NoSQL
8 2452 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
9 1978 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1848 (3.19%) MongoDB
11 1778 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 1458 (2.52%) Big Data
13 1279 (2.21%) Oracle Database
14 1272 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
15 1121 (1.94%) RDBMS
16 1031 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
17 736 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 538 (0.93%) QlikView
19 534 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
20 492 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6009 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 3866 (6.68%) Visual Studio
3 3633 (6.28%) Subversion
4 2429 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2310 (3.99%) NUnit
6 1734 (3.00%) Maven
7 1435 (2.48%) JUnit
8 1414 (2.44%) Eclipse
9 1386 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
10 1332 (2.30%) Jenkins
11 1134 (1.96%) Moq
12 1075 (1.86%) JIRA
13 948 (1.64%) Selenium
14 780 (1.35%) MSTest
15 748 (1.29%) Ant
16 639 (1.10%) TeamCity
17 613 (1.06%) Cucumber
18 579 (1.00%) Xcode
19 513 (0.89%) Grunt
20 472 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 10325 (17.83%) Finance
2 2829 (4.89%) Banking
3 2764 (4.77%) Marketing
4 2245 (3.88%) Retail
5 1671 (2.89%) Games
6 1550 (2.68%) Front Office
7 1495 (2.58%) Advertising
8 1340 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 1079 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 693 (1.20%) Back Office
11 540 (0.93%) Publishing
12 518 (0.89%) Legal
13 484 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 402 (0.69%) Law
15 395 (0.68%) Automotive
16 393 (0.68%) Manufacturing
17 228 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 195 (0.34%) Electronics
19 156 (0.27%) Multimedia
20 146 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24506 (42.33%) .NET
2 23547 (40.67%) HTML
3 20702 (35.76%) CSS
4 16334 (28.21%) ASP.NET
5 13496 (23.31%) jQuery
6 9450 (16.32%) HTML5
7 8135 (14.05%) XML
8 7990 (13.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7784 (13.45%) Web Services
10 5920 (10.23%) CSS3
11 5848 (10.10%) .NET Framework
12 5841 (10.09%) WCF
13 5005 (8.64%) Ajax
14 4981 (8.60%) AngularJS
15 4813 (8.31%) Spring
16 3458 (5.97%) JSON
17 3198 (5.52%) WPF
18 3111 (5.37%) REST
19 3075 (5.31%) RESTful
20 2915 (5.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4607 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 3243 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2973 (5.14%) User Experience
4 2866 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 2296 (3.97%) Open Source
6 1364 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 1309 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 1040 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 890 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
10 851 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 837 (1.45%) Derivative
12 828 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 783 (1.35%) Social Media
14 732 (1.26%) N-Tier
15 725 (1.25%) Hedge funds
16 721 (1.25%) iPhone
17 674 (1.16%) Visualisation
18 666 (1.15%) Client/Server
19 602 (1.04%) Fixed Income
20 519 (0.90%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5793 (10.01%) Linux
2 5310 (9.17%) Windows
3 3223 (5.57%) Android
4 3026 (5.23%) Apple iOS
5 2829 (4.89%) UNIX
6 258 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 236 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 229 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 221 (0.38%) Solaris
10 153 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 153 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 147 (0.25%) CentOS
12 134 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 131 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 127 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 115 (0.20%) Windows 7
16 112 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 77 (0.13%) AIX
18 64 (0.11%) Debian
19 48 (0.083%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21486 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16635 (28.73%) MVC
3 11221 (19.38%) TDD
4 10303 (17.80%) OO
5 7542 (13.03%) Scrum
6 5826 (10.06%) Software Engineering
7 4833 (8.35%) E-Commerce
8 4814 (8.32%) Web Development
9 4188 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
10 3970 (6.86%) BDD
11 3908 (6.75%) OOP
12 3899 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
13 3514 (6.07%) Unit Testing
14 2948 (5.09%) Multithreading
15 2826 (4.88%) Web Application Development
16 2180 (3.77%) OOD
17 2118 (3.66%) Mentoring
18 2095 (3.62%) ETL
19 2031 (3.51%) iOS Development
20 1910 (3.30%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 24918 (43.04%) JavaScript
2 24542 (42.39%) C#
3 20467 (35.35%) SQL
4 14277 (24.66%) Java
5 8192 (14.15%) PHP
6 4938 (8.53%) T-SQL
7 4629 (8.00%) C++
8 3967 (6.85%) VB.NET
9 2962 (5.12%) Python
10 2338 (4.04%) Ruby
11 1877 (3.24%) VB
12 1823 (3.15%) PL/SQL
13 1522 (2.63%) C
14 1378 (2.38%) Objective-C
15 1081 (1.87%) Perl
16 1050 (1.81%) PHP5
17 906 (1.56%) Scala
18 902 (1.56%) VBA
19 625 (1.08%) VB6
20 461 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8228 (14.21%) Degree
2 834 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 787 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 424 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 284 (0.49%) PhD
6 225 (0.39%) MCSD
7 163 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 152 (0.26%) MCP
9 119 (0.21%) Sun Certification
10 109 (0.19%) MCTS
11 84 (0.15%) MCPD
12 82 (0.14%) MCAD
13 63 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
14 57 (0.098%) HND
15 49 (0.085%) OCPJP
16 38 (0.066%) ISEB
17 37 (0.064%) ISTQB
18 34 (0.059%) MCSE
18 34 (0.059%) PMI Certification
19 27 (0.047%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1661 (2.87%) QA
2 205 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 184 (0.32%) SLA
4 69 (0.12%) WAI
5 58 (0.10%) WCAG
5 58 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 51 (0.088%) PCI DSS
7 38 (0.066%) HL7
8 26 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 23 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.038%) EMIR
10 22 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
10 22 (0.038%) PMBOK
11 16 (0.028%) ISO 8583
12 12 (0.021%) TickIT
12 12 (0.021%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.016%) Basel II
14 7 (0.012%) ISO 14001
14 7 (0.012%) Basel III
15 6 (0.010%) Section 508
System Software
1 200 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 124 (0.21%) Varnish
3 123 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 105 (0.18%) Docker
5 88 (0.15%) Firmware
6 58 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 36 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
8 33 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (0.055%) HDFS
10 30 (0.052%) VirtualBox
11 26 (0.045%) iptables
12 11 (0.019%) LXC
12 11 (0.019%) Platform Symphony
13 10 (0.017%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.016%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.016%) Xen
15 7 (0.012%) Squid
15 7 (0.012%) Kamailio
15 7 (0.012%) KVM
16 6 (0.010%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 351 (0.61%) Puppet
2 309 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 124 (0.21%) Vagrant
4 102 (0.18%) Ansible
5 53 (0.092%) Capistrano
6 51 (0.088%) logstash
7 47 (0.081%) Nagios
8 43 (0.074%) StatsD
9 39 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
10 34 (0.059%) Control-M
11 32 (0.055%) Kibana
12 29 (0.050%) Graphite
13 25 (0.043%) cPanel
14 22 (0.038%) yum
15 19 (0.033%) HAProxy
16 18 (0.031%) Plesk
16 18 (0.031%) Tivoli
17 16 (0.028%) Data Guard
18 15 (0.026%) SCOM
18 15 (0.026%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8673 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 5483 (9.47%) Oracle
3 1560 (2.69%) Zend
4 1412 (2.44%) Google
5 1001 (1.73%) Facebook
6 952 (1.64%) Adobe
7 667 (1.15%) Twitter
8 595 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 542 (0.94%) Apple
10 541 (0.93%) IBM
11 517 (0.89%) Business Objects
12 505 (0.87%) SAP
13 482 (0.83%) Sitecore
14 458 (0.79%) Cognos
15 444 (0.77%) Sybase
16 424 (0.73%) Informatica
17 358 (0.62%) Tableau
18 351 (0.61%) TIBCO
19 331 (0.57%) hybris
20 321 (0.55%) Xamarin
Hull, North Humberside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Midlands
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Horsham, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Tavistock, Devon
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Rochdale, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Godalming, Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Barnet, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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