The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 31826 35364 33526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.08% 30.06% 30.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.80% 31.81% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27804 30957 29708
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 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer within the UK.

Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 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
England 0 30011 £45,000 +5.88% 5132
London -1 12690 £55,000 +4.76% 2071
South East 0 5845 £42,500 +6.25% 765
City of London 0 2879 £55,000 +1.85% 717
East of England 0 2271 £40,000 -0.37% 318
North West 0 2134 £38,000 +4.10% 555
Yorkshire 0 2083 £37,500 - 389
South West 0 1955 £37,500 - 407
West Midlands 0 1689 £37,500 +1.35% 299
West Yorkshire -1 1361 £39,000 +1.29% 256
Surrey 0 1295 £45,000 - 151
Manchester 0 1104 £40,000 +6.66% 286
East Midlands 0 1086 £39,000 +4.00% 216
Hampshire 0 1068 £40,000 +6.66% 153
Berkshire +5 1051 £45,000 +5.88% 147
Leeds 0 968 £40,000 - 180
Scotland -1 838 £40,000 - 188
Bristol 0 767 £39,000 -2.50% 154
Hertfordshire 0 659 £45,000 +5.88% 74
Cambridgeshire 0 637 £42,500 +3.65% 131
Buckinghamshire 0 586 £40,000 +6.66% 59
Cheshire 0 549 £40,000 +14.28% 142
Birmingham +1 526 £37,500 +7.14% 79
East Sussex 0 509 £40,000 - 50
Oxfordshire 0 489 £40,000 +6.66% 98
Cambridge 0 473 £44,000 +10.00% 96
Kent 0 457 £38,500 -6.38% 49
Brighton 0 448 £40,000 - 30
Reading +3 436 £45,000 +11.11% 72
Nottinghamshire 0 428 £37,500 +7.14% 82

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 27424 (42.56%) JavaScript
2 26612 (41.30%) .NET
3 26575 (41.25%) C#
4 25517 (39.60%) HTML
5 25002 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
6 22761 (35.33%) SQL
7 22097 (34.30%) CSS
8 20940 (32.50%) SQL Server
9 18328 (28.45%) MVC
10 17362 (26.95%) ASP.NET
11 16356 (25.39%) Java
12 14511 (22.52%) jQuery
13 12845 (19.94%) TDD
14 11978 (18.59%) Finance
15 10582 (16.42%) OO
16 10403 (16.15%) HTML5
17 9427 (14.63%) Microsoft
18 9256 (14.37%) Degree
19 9028 (14.01%) ASP.NET MVC
20 8798 (13.66%) Scrum
21 8431 (13.09%) Web Services
22 8414 (13.06%) PHP
23 8177 (12.69%) XML
24 7085 (11.00%) MySQL
25 6940 (10.77%) Git (software)
26 6580 (10.21%) Linux
27 6521 (10.12%) AngularJS
28 6516 (10.11%) Software Engineering
29 6453 (10.02%) .NET Framework
30 6430 (9.98%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 3616 (5.61%) Node.js
2 2639 (4.10%) CMS
3 2215 (3.44%) SharePoint
4 2049 (3.18%) Apache
5 1721 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 1566 (2.43%) IIS
7 1342 (2.08%) WordPress
8 1033 (1.60%) JBoss
9 973 (1.51%) Drupal
10 708 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 694 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 680 (1.06%) Umbraco
13 605 (0.94%) WebLogic
14 577 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
15 544 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
16 533 (0.83%) Apache Solr
17 506 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
18 367 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
19 295 (0.46%) nginx
20 254 (0.39%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4350 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 1240 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 686 (1.06%) MS Office
4 399 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 282 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 225 (0.35%) PowerPivot
7 139 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 138 (0.21%) MS Visio
9 129 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 83 (0.13%) InDesign
11 69 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 42 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
13 40 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
14 39 (0.061%) MS Project
15 35 (0.054%) AutoCAD
16 23 (0.036%) FastStats
17 22 (0.034%) Final Cut Pro
18 21 (0.033%) SPSS
19 17 (0.026%) Mingle
19 17 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 765 (1.19%) Magento
2 679 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 257 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 197 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 193 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 148 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 146 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 130 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 124 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 120 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
11 117 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
11 117 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
12 114 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
13 91 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
14 73 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
15 65 (0.10%) Markit EDM
16 64 (0.099%) Oracle Assets
17 40 (0.062%) Adobe Campaign
17 40 (0.062%) Oracle SCM
18 38 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1747 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1536 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1048 (1.63%) SaaS
4 519 (0.81%) GitHub
5 221 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 209 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 195 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 177 (0.27%) Force.com
9 157 (0.24%) Office 365
10 129 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 117 (0.18%) PaaS
12 115 (0.18%) Heroku
13 58 (0.090%) Amazon S3
13 58 (0.090%) Google App Engine
14 41 (0.064%) IaaS
15 29 (0.045%) Amazon SQS
16 28 (0.043%) Trello
17 23 (0.036%) Google Compute Engine
18 21 (0.033%) Amazon EMR
18 21 (0.033%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1682 (2.61%) Internet
2 1198 (1.86%) HTTP
3 415 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 390 (0.61%) Intranet
5 202 (0.31%) Broadband
6 168 (0.26%) DNS
7 117 (0.18%) LDAP
8 114 (0.18%) SMTP
9 106 (0.16%) Wireless
10 100 (0.16%) Network Security
11 96 (0.15%) SSL
12 89 (0.14%) SSH
13 80 (0.12%) AMQP
14 78 (0.12%) Firewall
15 68 (0.11%) VoIP
16 64 (0.099%) FTP
17 63 (0.098%) HTTPS
18 62 (0.096%) Bluetooth
19 58 (0.090%) Multicast
20 47 (0.073%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20940 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 7085 (11.00%) MySQL
3 4327 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4173 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3558 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3238 (5.03%) Relational Database
7 3076 (4.77%) NoSQL
8 2878 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
9 2430 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2360 (3.66%) MongoDB
11 1980 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 1803 (2.80%) Big Data
13 1611 (2.50%) Oracle Database
14 1305 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
15 1238 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 1183 (1.84%) RDBMS
17 929 (1.44%) Hadoop
18 661 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
19 594 (0.92%) OLAP
20 585 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6940 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 4128 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 3629 (5.63%) Subversion
4 2651 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2506 (3.89%) NUnit
6 1908 (2.96%) Maven
7 1588 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 1575 (2.44%) JUnit
9 1471 (2.28%) Rhino Mocks
10 1435 (2.23%) Eclipse
11 1327 (2.06%) Selenium
12 1276 (1.98%) Moq
13 1209 (1.88%) JIRA
14 932 (1.45%) MSTest
15 781 (1.21%) Ant
16 751 (1.17%) Grunt
17 718 (1.11%) TeamCity
18 690 (1.07%) Cucumber
19 612 (0.95%) Jasmine
20 581 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 11978 (18.59%) Finance
2 3067 (4.76%) Banking
3 3052 (4.74%) Marketing
4 2538 (3.94%) Retail
5 2122 (3.29%) Games
6 1644 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 1624 (2.52%) Front Office
8 1246 (1.93%) Advertising
9 1050 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 806 (1.25%) Back Office
11 640 (0.99%) Publishing
12 627 (0.97%) Legal
13 604 (0.94%) Manufacturing
14 586 (0.91%) Law
15 497 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 427 (0.66%) Automotive
17 316 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
18 297 (0.46%) Electronics
19 185 (0.29%) Multimedia
20 160 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26612 (41.30%) .NET
2 25517 (39.60%) HTML
3 22097 (34.30%) CSS
4 17362 (26.95%) ASP.NET
5 14511 (22.52%) jQuery
6 10403 (16.15%) HTML5
7 9028 (14.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8431 (13.09%) Web Services
9 8177 (12.69%) XML
10 6521 (10.12%) AngularJS
11 6453 (10.02%) .NET Framework
12 6395 (9.93%) WCF
13 6384 (9.91%) CSS3
14 5558 (8.63%) Spring
15 4670 (7.25%) Ajax
16 3718 (5.77%) REST
17 3699 (5.74%) RESTful
18 3480 (5.40%) JSON
19 3329 (5.17%) Entity Framework
20 3316 (5.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5448 (8.46%) Computer Science
2 3446 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3367 (5.23%) User Experience
4 2995 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1508 (2.34%) Mathematics
6 1388 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1205 (1.87%) Algorithms
8 996 (1.55%) Derivative
9 980 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 970 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
11 952 (1.48%) Social Media
12 858 (1.33%) Visualisation
13 854 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 761 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 752 (1.17%) Hedge funds
16 748 (1.16%) iPhone
17 724 (1.12%) Equities
18 666 (1.03%) N-Tier
19 531 (0.82%) Fixed Income
20 503 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6580 (10.21%) Linux
2 5830 (9.05%) Windows
3 3561 (5.53%) Android
4 3318 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 3269 (5.07%) UNIX
6 301 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 263 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 228 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 199 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 187 (0.29%) Solaris
11 186 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 161 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 155 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 137 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 137 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 109 (0.17%) CentOS
16 104 (0.16%) Debian
17 103 (0.16%) Windows 7
18 102 (0.16%) AIX
19 56 (0.087%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25002 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18328 (28.45%) MVC
3 12845 (19.94%) TDD
4 10582 (16.42%) OO
5 8798 (13.66%) Scrum
6 6516 (10.11%) Software Engineering
7 5090 (7.90%) Web Development
8 5015 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 4927 (7.65%) E-Commerce
10 4789 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
11 4414 (6.85%) BDD
12 4177 (6.48%) Unit Testing
13 4119 (6.39%) SDLC
14 3901 (6.05%) OOP
15 3159 (4.90%) Web Application Development
16 2997 (4.65%) Multithreading
17 2660 (4.13%) Open Source
18 2482 (3.85%) Mentoring
19 2456 (3.81%) ETL
20 2179 (3.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 27424 (42.56%) JavaScript
2 26575 (41.25%) C#
3 22761 (35.33%) SQL
4 16356 (25.39%) Java
5 8414 (13.06%) PHP
6 5804 (9.01%) T-SQL
7 4909 (7.62%) C++
8 3903 (6.06%) VB.NET
9 3706 (5.75%) Python
10 2826 (4.39%) Ruby
11 2248 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 1866 (2.90%) VB
13 1726 (2.68%) C
14 1542 (2.39%) Objective-C
15 1311 (2.03%) Scala
16 1142 (1.77%) Perl
17 995 (1.54%) VBA
18 903 (1.40%) PHP5
19 590 (0.92%) Shell Script
20 584 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9256 (14.37%) Degree
2 894 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 711 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 423 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 299 (0.46%) PhD
6 181 (0.28%) MCSD
7 171 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 160 (0.25%) MCP
9 135 (0.21%) Sun Certification
10 88 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 84 (0.13%) MCTS
12 81 (0.13%) MCPD
13 79 (0.12%) MCAD
14 77 (0.12%) HND
15 69 (0.11%) ISEB
16 53 (0.082%) PMI Certification
17 47 (0.073%) MCSE
18 45 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
19 43 (0.067%) OCP
20 40 (0.062%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1857 (2.88%) QA
2 169 (0.26%) SLA
3 121 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 97 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 83 (0.13%) HL7
6 73 (0.11%) WCAG
7 60 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
8 57 (0.088%) EMIR
9 43 (0.067%) WAI
10 33 (0.051%) PCI DSS
11 27 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 20 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 19 (0.029%) MiFID
14 15 (0.023%) GAMP
15 14 (0.022%) Section 508
15 14 (0.022%) PMBOK
16 10 (0.016%) Basel II
16 10 (0.016%) COBIT
17 9 (0.014%) TickIT
18 8 (0.012%) DICOM
System Software
1 201 (0.31%) Docker
2 155 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 145 (0.23%) Varnish
4 125 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (0.13%) Firmware
6 62 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
7 50 (0.078%) HDFS
8 49 (0.076%) Hyper-V
9 29 (0.045%) LXC
10 28 (0.043%) VirtualBox
11 20 (0.031%) Xen
12 19 (0.029%) iptables
13 18 (0.028%) vSphere
14 16 (0.025%) Apache Flume
15 13 (0.020%) Platform Symphony
16 10 (0.016%) VMware ESX
16 10 (0.016%) Squid
17 9 (0.014%) VMware ESXi
18 8 (0.012%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 7 (0.011%) KVM
Systems Management
1 491 (0.76%) Puppet
2 387 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 161 (0.25%) Ansible
4 159 (0.25%) Vagrant
5 74 (0.11%) Nagios
6 57 (0.088%) Capistrano
7 54 (0.084%) Control-M
8 45 (0.070%) logstash
9 36 (0.056%) cPanel
10 32 (0.050%) TeamSite
11 30 (0.047%) Data Guard
12 26 (0.040%) Tivoli
12 26 (0.040%) Mesos
13 25 (0.039%) Salt
14 24 (0.037%) Kibana
14 24 (0.037%) StatsD
15 23 (0.036%) HP Quality Center
16 21 (0.033%) Pingdom
17 20 (0.031%) HAProxy
17 20 (0.031%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9427 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 6430 (9.98%) Oracle
3 1607 (2.49%) Google
4 1593 (2.47%) Zend
5 1019 (1.58%) Facebook
6 1005 (1.56%) Adobe
7 723 (1.12%) Apple
8 721 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 696 (1.08%) Business Objects
10 677 (1.05%) SAP
11 627 (0.97%) Twitter
12 620 (0.96%) IBM
13 592 (0.92%) Sybase
14 497 (0.77%) Sitecore
15 454 (0.70%) Informatica
16 453 (0.70%) Cognos
17 446 (0.69%) Tableau
18 407 (0.63%) Xamarin
19 315 (0.49%) TIBCO
20 306 (0.47%) hybris
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