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

Location
3 months to
1 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 29960 34116 32390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.14% 30.68% 30.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.78% 32.43% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26355 29675 29059
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 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
97345 105192 99426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.60% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80380 86313 83740
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 12432 £52,500 - 1957
South East 0 5892 £42,500 +6.25% 798
East of England 0 2312 £40,000 - 367
Yorkshire 0 2151 £37,500 - 390
North West 0 2129 £37,500 +7.14% 598
South West 0 1986 £37,500 +7.14% 370
West Midlands 0 1670 £37,500 +0.67% 307
East Midlands 0 1140 £40,000 +6.66% 215
North East 0 333 £37,500 +7.14% 86
Midlands -7 12 £40,500 +1.25% 8
South Coast +4 2 - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 24840 (42.77%) JavaScript
2 24545 (42.26%) C#
3 24539 (42.25%) .NET
4 23325 (40.16%) HTML
5 21768 (37.48%) Agile Software Development
6 20569 (35.41%) SQL
7 20437 (35.19%) CSS
8 18920 (32.58%) SQL Server
9 16780 (28.89%) MVC
10 16260 (28.00%) ASP.NET
11 14259 (24.55%) Java
12 13366 (23.01%) jQuery
13 11380 (19.59%) TDD
14 10551 (18.17%) Finance
15 10140 (17.46%) OO
16 9461 (16.29%) HTML5
17 8609 (14.82%) Microsoft
18 8202 (14.12%) Degree
19 8061 (13.88%) ASP.NET MVC
20 8010 (13.79%) PHP
21 7850 (13.52%) XML
22 7769 (13.38%) Web Services
23 7638 (13.15%) Scrum
24 6714 (11.56%) MySQL
25 6100 (10.50%) Git (software)
26 5953 (10.25%) .NET Framework
27 5872 (10.11%) CSS3
28 5869 (10.10%) Software Engineering
29 5855 (10.08%) Linux
30 5806 (10.00%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3150 (5.42%) Node.js
2 2500 (4.30%) CMS
3 2152 (3.71%) SharePoint
4 1867 (3.21%) Apache
5 1515 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 1443 (2.48%) IIS
7 1307 (2.25%) WordPress
8 1020 (1.76%) Drupal
9 922 (1.59%) JBoss
10 672 (1.16%) Umbraco
11 666 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 634 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 588 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
14 578 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 566 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
16 480 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
17 455 (0.78%) Apache Solr
18 362 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
19 331 (0.57%) nginx
20 256 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3910 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 1237 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 629 (1.08%) MS Office
4 409 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 264 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 218 (0.38%) PowerPivot
7 155 (0.27%) Fireworks
8 153 (0.26%) MS Visio
9 108 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 71 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 61 (0.11%) InDesign
12 48 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
13 39 (0.067%) AutoCAD
14 24 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
14 24 (0.041%) MS Project
15 23 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
16 15 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
16 15 (0.026%) CPLEX
17 14 (0.024%) Mingle
17 14 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 782 (1.35%) Magento
2 584 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 226 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 210 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 185 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 145 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 124 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 122 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 121 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 106 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
11 103 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 95 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
13 92 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 88 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
15 53 (0.091%) Markit EDM
16 48 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
17 46 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
18 38 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
19 36 (0.062%) Oracle Assets
20 35 (0.060%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1446 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1261 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 915 (1.58%) SaaS
4 431 (0.74%) GitHub
5 218 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 167 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 163 (0.28%) Force.com
8 136 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 110 (0.19%) Office 365
10 94 (0.16%) Heroku
11 93 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 91 (0.16%) PaaS
13 78 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 48 (0.083%) Silverpop
15 40 (0.069%) Google App Engine
16 26 (0.045%) Trello
17 24 (0.041%) IaaS
18 21 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 20 (0.034%) Amazon SQS
20 17 (0.029%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1595 (2.75%) Internet
2 1176 (2.02%) HTTP
3 427 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 369 (0.64%) Intranet
5 173 (0.30%) Broadband
6 172 (0.30%) DNS
7 143 (0.25%) LDAP
8 109 (0.19%) Wireless
9 106 (0.18%) SSL
10 93 (0.16%) SSH
11 78 (0.13%) SMTP
12 74 (0.13%) Firewall
13 67 (0.12%) VoIP
13 67 (0.12%) AMQP
14 64 (0.11%) Bluetooth
15 62 (0.11%) FTP
16 53 (0.091%) VPN
17 52 (0.090%) Network Security
18 49 (0.084%) HTTPS
19 42 (0.072%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18920 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 6714 (11.56%) MySQL
3 3638 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3638 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3542 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 2789 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 2704 (4.66%) NoSQL
7 2526 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2115 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1953 (3.36%) MongoDB
10 1827 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 1484 (2.56%) Big Data
12 1299 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 1250 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 1131 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
15 1097 (1.89%) RDBMS
16 762 (1.31%) Hadoop
17 530 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
18 525 (0.90%) QlikView
19 512 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6100 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 3894 (6.70%) Visual Studio
3 3451 (5.94%) Subversion
4 2456 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2343 (4.03%) NUnit
6 1690 (2.91%) Maven
7 1388 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
8 1381 (2.38%) JUnit
9 1375 (2.37%) Eclipse
10 1361 (2.34%) Jenkins
11 1172 (2.02%) Moq
12 1035 (1.78%) JIRA
13 1020 (1.76%) Selenium
14 837 (1.44%) MSTest
15 749 (1.29%) Ant
16 623 (1.07%) TeamCity
17 595 (1.02%) Cucumber
18 590 (1.02%) Grunt
19 575 (0.99%) Xcode
20 522 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 10551 (18.17%) Finance
2 2790 (4.80%) Marketing
3 2708 (4.66%) Banking
4 2314 (3.98%) Retail
5 1732 (2.98%) Games
6 1571 (2.70%) Front Office
7 1397 (2.41%) Advertising
8 1321 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 1031 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 726 (1.25%) Back Office
11 539 (0.93%) Publishing
12 529 (0.91%) Legal
13 488 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 464 (0.80%) Law
15 429 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 384 (0.66%) Automotive
17 262 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 235 (0.40%) Electronics
19 155 (0.27%) Multimedia
20 141 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24539 (42.25%) .NET
2 23325 (40.16%) HTML
3 20437 (35.19%) CSS
4 16260 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 13366 (23.01%) jQuery
6 9461 (16.29%) HTML5
7 8061 (13.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7850 (13.52%) XML
9 7769 (13.38%) Web Services
10 5953 (10.25%) .NET Framework
11 5872 (10.11%) CSS3
12 5806 (10.00%) WCF
13 5306 (9.14%) AngularJS
14 4825 (8.31%) Ajax
15 4815 (8.29%) Spring
16 3345 (5.76%) JSON
17 3272 (5.63%) REST
18 3121 (5.37%) RESTful
19 3056 (5.26%) WPF
20 2966 (5.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4596 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 3247 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2955 (5.09%) User Experience
4 2882 (4.96%) Mobile App
5 2341 (4.03%) Open Source
6 1349 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1255 (2.16%) Mathematics
8 1083 (1.86%) Algorithms
9 901 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
10 889 (1.53%) Derivative
11 873 (1.50%) Data Structures
12 831 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 819 (1.41%) Social Media
14 693 (1.19%) N-Tier
14 693 (1.19%) Hedge funds
15 688 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 688 (1.18%) Visualisation
16 686 (1.18%) iPhone
17 558 (0.96%) Equities
18 553 (0.95%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5855 (10.08%) Linux
2 5379 (9.26%) Windows
3 3258 (5.61%) Android
4 3050 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 2916 (5.02%) UNIX
6 280 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 225 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 217 (0.37%) Windows Phone
8 217 (0.37%) Solaris
9 162 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
10 150 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 136 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 130 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 126 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 120 (0.21%) CentOS
14 120 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 115 (0.20%) Windows 7
16 94 (0.16%) AIX
17 70 (0.12%) Debian
18 56 (0.096%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21768 (37.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16780 (28.89%) MVC
3 11380 (19.59%) TDD
4 10140 (17.46%) OO
5 7638 (13.15%) Scrum
6 5869 (10.10%) Software Engineering
7 4797 (8.26%) Web Development
8 4704 (8.10%) E-Commerce
9 4184 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
10 4113 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
11 3987 (6.86%) BDD
12 3735 (6.43%) OOP
13 3583 (6.17%) Unit Testing
14 2965 (5.10%) Multithreading
15 2905 (5.00%) Web Application Development
16 2170 (3.74%) ETL
17 2154 (3.71%) Mentoring
18 2110 (3.63%) OOD
19 2014 (3.47%) iOS Development
20 1888 (3.25%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 24840 (42.77%) JavaScript
2 24545 (42.26%) C#
3 20569 (35.41%) SQL
4 14259 (24.55%) Java
5 8010 (13.79%) PHP
6 5140 (8.85%) T-SQL
7 4583 (7.89%) C++
8 3918 (6.75%) VB.NET
9 3021 (5.20%) Python
10 2408 (4.15%) Ruby
11 1884 (3.24%) PL/SQL
12 1837 (3.16%) VB
13 1491 (2.57%) C
14 1350 (2.32%) Objective-C
15 1021 (1.76%) Perl
16 954 (1.64%) Scala
17 947 (1.63%) PHP5
18 892 (1.54%) VBA
19 604 (1.04%) VB6
20 484 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8202 (14.12%) Degree
2 836 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 754 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 417 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 273 (0.47%) PhD
6 225 (0.39%) MCSD
7 180 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 149 (0.26%) MCP
9 115 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 103 (0.18%) MCTS
11 88 (0.15%) MCPD
12 82 (0.14%) MCAD
13 71 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
14 67 (0.12%) HND
15 46 (0.079%) OCPJP
16 44 (0.076%) ISEB
17 42 (0.072%) PMI Certification
18 38 (0.065%) ISTQB
19 31 (0.053%) ITIL Certification
20 30 (0.052%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1666 (2.87%) QA
2 169 (0.29%) SLA
3 159 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 64 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 57 (0.098%) WAI
6 56 (0.096%) WCAG
7 48 (0.083%) HL7
8 43 (0.074%) PCI DSS
9 37 (0.064%) EMIR
10 33 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
11 22 (0.038%) PMBOK
11 22 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 21 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (0.022%) ISO 8583
14 11 (0.019%) Basel II
15 9 (0.015%) TickIT
15 9 (0.015%) MiFID
15 9 (0.015%) Section 508
15 9 (0.015%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.012%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 193 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 136 (0.23%) Varnish
3 129 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (0.21%) Docker
5 87 (0.15%) Firmware
6 59 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 45 (0.077%) HDFS
8 38 (0.065%) VirtualBox
8 38 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
9 26 (0.045%) iptables
10 25 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.022%) Xen
11 13 (0.022%) Apache Flume
11 13 (0.022%) LXC
12 12 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
13 7 (0.012%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.012%) KVM
14 6 (0.010%) Kamailio
14 6 (0.010%) Squid
14 6 (0.010%) qmail
Systems Management
1 401 (0.69%) Puppet
2 359 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 148 (0.25%) Vagrant
4 116 (0.20%) Ansible
5 57 (0.098%) Nagios
6 53 (0.091%) Capistrano
7 46 (0.079%) logstash
8 43 (0.074%) Control-M
9 29 (0.050%) StatsD
10 28 (0.048%) Kibana
11 27 (0.046%) TeamSite
12 25 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
13 24 (0.041%) cPanel
14 22 (0.038%) HAProxy
15 19 (0.033%) Plesk
15 19 (0.033%) Graphite
16 18 (0.031%) Tivoli
17 17 (0.029%) Data Guard
17 17 (0.029%) yum
17 17 (0.029%) Salt
Vendors
1 8609 (14.82%) Microsoft
2 5441 (9.37%) Oracle
3 1519 (2.62%) Zend
4 1457 (2.51%) Google
5 993 (1.71%) Facebook
6 913 (1.57%) Adobe
7 654 (1.13%) Twitter
8 644 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 579 (1.00%) Apple
10 558 (0.96%) IBM
11 554 (0.95%) Business Objects
12 527 (0.91%) SAP
13 502 (0.86%) Sybase
14 471 (0.81%) Sitecore
15 447 (0.77%) Cognos
16 407 (0.70%) Informatica
17 381 (0.66%) Tableau
18 336 (0.58%) Xamarin
19 333 (0.57%) hybris
20 324 (0.56%) TIBCO
Feltham, Middlesex
Talent Crew
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 55 minutes ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Trainline
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Trainline
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Shares
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bonus + overtime + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 hours ago