The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 26961 31131 31994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.07% 29.32% 28.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.18% 30.36% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23778 27635 28161
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Developer in the job title.

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 9 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 25275 £45,000 - 4031
London +1 10527 £57,500 +4.54% 1696
South East 0 4693 £42,500 -1.16% 603
North West 0 2182 £40,000 +5.26% 374
East of England 0 1959 £42,500 +6.25% 268
City of London 0 1728 £60,000 +4.34% 327
South West -1 1652 £40,500 +5.19% 283
West Midlands 0 1551 £40,000 +0.62% 239
Yorkshire -1 1462 £40,000 - 301
Manchester 0 1404 £41,500 +3.75% 222
Hampshire 0 1068 £40,000 - 136
East Midlands 0 992 £40,000 +6.66% 204
West Yorkshire -1 941 £40,000 - 192
Berkshire 0 836 £45,000 -5.26% 108
Surrey -1 827 £46,500 +3.33% 90
Scotland +2 782 £40,500 - 108
Leeds -1 735 £40,000 - 138
Hertfordshire 0 662 £47,500 +5.55% 73
Bristol -1 591 £44,000 +6.02% 93
Buckinghamshire 0 551 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Birmingham 0 522 £40,000 - 76
Cambridgeshire 0 517 £42,500 +6.25% 112
Oxfordshire 0 494 £42,500 -5.55% 85
Wales -1 433 £37,500 +7.14% 41
Glasgow +1 424 £40,250 +0.62% 41
Cheshire 0 386 £37,250 -0.66% 63
Nottinghamshire -1 364 £40,000 +6.66% 88
Reading +1 351 £45,000 - 39
South Wales 0 346 £36,000 +2.85% 28
Cambridge -1 335 £40,000 -11.11% 85

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Developer in the job title.

1 25004 (45.06%) JavaScript
2 23240 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
3 22075 (39.78%) C#
4 21720 (39.15%) HTML
5 21539 (38.82%) .NET
6 19541 (35.22%) CSS
7 17637 (31.79%) SQL
8 15654 (28.21%) SQL Server
9 15301 (27.58%) MVC
10 14491 (26.12%) Java
11 13485 (24.30%) ASP.NET
12 11459 (20.65%) TDD
13 10847 (19.55%) AngularJS
14 10710 (19.30%) jQuery
15 10575 (19.06%) Finance
16 8996 (16.21%) Web Development
17 8949 (16.13%) HTML5
18 8090 (14.58%) OO
19 7904 (14.25%) Scrum
20 7699 (13.88%) ASP.NET MVC
21 7584 (13.67%) Microsoft
22 7373 (13.29%) Degree
23 7360 (13.26%) Git (software)
24 6692 (12.06%) PHP
25 6649 (11.98%) Web Services
26 6122 (11.03%) Software Engineering
27 5707 (10.29%) MySQL
28 5578 (10.05%) CSS3
29 5325 (9.60%) Computer Science
30 5304 (9.56%) Front End Development

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2101 (3.79%) CMS
2 1461 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1305 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1292 (2.33%) Apache
5 1116 (2.01%) WordPress
6 1111 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 1070 (1.93%) IIS
8 867 (1.56%) JBoss
9 739 (1.33%) Umbraco
10 720 (1.30%) Drupal
11 700 (1.26%) Apache Spark
12 681 (1.23%) WebSphere
13 529 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 430 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 401 (0.72%) Apache Solr
16 373 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
17 350 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 317 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
19 309 (0.56%) nginx
20 272 (0.49%) Jetty
Applications
1 2964 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 863 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 376 (0.68%) MS Office
4 356 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 146 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 79 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 74 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 46 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
9 43 (0.077%) InfoPath
10 35 (0.063%) InDesign
11 34 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
12 29 (0.052%) SPSS
13 22 (0.040%) GIMP
14 15 (0.027%) InVision
15 12 (0.022%) HipChat
16 11 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
16 11 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
17 9 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
18 8 (0.014%) MS Project
18 8 (0.014%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 716 (1.29%) Magento
2 629 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 218 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 168 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 116 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 104 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 102 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 89 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 79 (0.14%) Visualfiles
10 76 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 69 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
12 65 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
13 62 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
14 51 (0.092%) SAP CRM
15 50 (0.090%) SAP BPC
16 46 (0.083%) Shopify
17 43 (0.077%) Markit EDM
18 32 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
18 32 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
19 31 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2537 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2473 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 947 (1.71%) SaaS
4 926 (1.67%) GitHub
5 235 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 233 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 212 (0.38%) Office 365
7 212 (0.38%) PaaS
8 201 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 187 (0.34%) Google Play
10 157 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 110 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 110 (0.20%) Heroku
12 101 (0.18%) IaaS
13 88 (0.16%) Force.com
14 63 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 62 (0.11%) Google App Engine
16 55 (0.099%) Slack
17 49 (0.088%) iTunes
18 45 (0.081%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1229 (2.21%) Internet
2 1018 (1.83%) HTTP
3 362 (0.65%) Intranet
4 269 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 141 (0.25%) SSL
6 132 (0.24%) FTP
7 114 (0.21%) DNS
8 95 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 94 (0.17%) LDAP
10 84 (0.15%) SSH
11 79 (0.14%) Broadband
12 76 (0.14%) Skype
13 59 (0.11%) Firewall
14 57 (0.10%) Multicast
15 54 (0.097%) SMTP
16 53 (0.096%) Extranet
17 52 (0.094%) ATM
18 47 (0.085%) Network Security
19 45 (0.081%) Wireless
20 42 (0.076%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15654 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 5707 (10.29%) MySQL
3 3754 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 2998 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2743 (4.94%) MongoDB
6 2700 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 2659 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2469 (4.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 2123 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
10 2093 (3.77%) Big Data
11 1846 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 1510 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1461 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 1322 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
15 1183 (2.13%) Hadoop
16 940 (1.69%) RDBMS
17 878 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
18 868 (1.56%) Oracle Database
19 824 (1.49%) Redis
20 545 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7360 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 3190 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 2604 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2551 (4.60%) Subversion
5 2180 (3.93%) Jenkins
6 1739 (3.13%) Maven
7 1706 (3.07%) JIRA
8 1523 (2.74%) NUnit
9 1303 (2.35%) JUnit
10 1266 (2.28%) Selenium
11 1209 (2.18%) Grunt
12 1206 (2.17%) gulp
13 901 (1.62%) TeamCity
14 831 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
15 770 (1.39%) Moq
16 689 (1.24%) Cucumber
17 666 (1.20%) Eclipse
18 636 (1.15%) Jasmine
19 633 (1.14%) Gradle
20 587 (1.06%) MSTest
General
1 10575 (19.06%) Finance
2 3541 (6.38%) Banking
3 2277 (4.10%) Marketing
4 1949 (3.51%) Games
5 1820 (3.28%) Retail
6 1584 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 1363 (2.46%) Advertising
8 1067 (1.92%) Front Office
9 939 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 643 (1.16%) Law
11 606 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 563 (1.01%) Legal
13 506 (0.91%) Publishing
14 469 (0.85%) Back Office
15 393 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 334 (0.60%) Electronics
17 327 (0.59%) Automotive
18 229 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 203 (0.37%) Music Industry
20 138 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21720 (39.15%) HTML
2 21539 (38.82%) .NET
3 19541 (35.22%) CSS
4 13485 (24.30%) ASP.NET
5 10847 (19.55%) AngularJS
6 10710 (19.30%) jQuery
7 8949 (16.13%) HTML5
8 7699 (13.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6649 (11.98%) Web Services
10 5578 (10.05%) CSS3
11 5222 (9.41%) XML
12 5126 (9.24%) .NET Framework
13 4883 (8.80%) Node.js
14 4832 (8.71%) WCF
15 4440 (8.00%) Spring
16 4112 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4101 (7.39%) RESTful
18 4076 (7.35%) REST
19 3218 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 3188 (5.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5325 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 3612 (6.51%) User Experience
3 2655 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2409 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 1626 (2.93%) Mathematics
6 1344 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1288 (2.32%) Algorithms
8 1253 (2.26%) Fintech
9 891 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 867 (1.56%) Visualisation
11 745 (1.34%) iPad
12 721 (1.30%) Hedge funds
13 685 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 641 (1.16%) Derivative
15 636 (1.15%) Client/Server
16 629 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
17 597 (1.08%) Equities
18 545 (0.98%) Physics
19 451 (0.81%) Fixed Income
20 447 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5285 (9.52%) Linux
2 3595 (6.48%) Windows
3 2157 (3.89%) Apple iOS
4 2108 (3.80%) Android
5 2088 (3.76%) Unix
6 388 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 200 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 152 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 141 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 113 (0.20%) CentOS
11 93 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 88 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 87 (0.16%) Debian
14 69 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 68 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 64 (0.12%) Solaris
17 54 (0.097%) Windows 7
18 53 (0.096%) Windows 8
19 40 (0.072%) Windows 10
20 38 (0.068%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23240 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15301 (27.58%) MVC
3 11459 (20.65%) TDD
4 8996 (16.21%) Web Development
5 8090 (14.58%) OO
6 7904 (14.25%) Scrum
7 6122 (11.03%) Software Engineering
8 5304 (9.56%) Front End Development
9 4611 (8.31%) BDD
10 4201 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
11 4068 (7.33%) SDLC
12 3900 (7.03%) E-Commerce
13 3744 (6.75%) OOP
14 3641 (6.56%) Unit Testing
15 3375 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
16 2620 (4.72%) Mentoring
17 2466 (4.44%) Multithreading
18 2352 (4.24%) Web Application Development
19 2183 (3.93%) Open Source
20 2074 (3.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25004 (45.06%) JavaScript
2 22075 (39.78%) C#
3 17637 (31.79%) SQL
4 14491 (26.12%) Java
5 6692 (12.06%) PHP
6 4530 (8.16%) Python
7 4233 (7.63%) T-SQL
8 3956 (7.13%) C++
9 2610 (4.70%) VB.NET
10 2492 (4.49%) Ruby
11 2076 (3.74%) Scala
12 1403 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 1360 (2.45%) C
14 1076 (1.94%) Objective-C
15 1066 (1.92%) VB
16 798 (1.44%) TypeScript
17 772 (1.39%) Perl
18 741 (1.34%) Apple Swift
19 660 (1.19%) PowerShell
20 656 (1.18%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7373 (13.29%) Degree
2 791 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 618 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 451 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 331 (0.60%) PhD
6 202 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 114 (0.21%) MCSD
8 104 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 95 (0.17%) MCP
10 90 (0.16%) MCTS
11 58 (0.10%) MCAD
12 57 (0.10%) HND
13 52 (0.094%) ISEB
14 39 (0.070%) ISTQB
14 39 (0.070%) Sun Certification
15 30 (0.054%) BPSS Clearance
16 29 (0.052%) MCITP
16 29 (0.052%) Postgraduate
17 25 (0.045%) MCPD
18 22 (0.040%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1636 (2.95%) QA
2 184 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 142 (0.26%) SLA
4 128 (0.23%) SDET
5 94 (0.17%) WAI
6 78 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 78 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 71 (0.13%) MiFID
8 57 (0.10%) WCAG
9 34 (0.061%) HL7
10 24 (0.043%) ISO 14001
10 24 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (0.025%) EMIR
12 12 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.014%) GAMP
13 8 (0.014%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.013%) AIFMD
14 7 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 7816
14 7 (0.013%) ISO13485
15 6 (0.011%) SEPA
System Software
1 1133 (2.04%) Docker
2 136 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 122 (0.22%) HDFS
3 122 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (0.16%) Varnish
5 84 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 82 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 76 (0.14%) Firmware
8 46 (0.083%) Apache Flume
9 43 (0.077%) KVM
10 28 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (0.031%) VirtualBox
13 16 (0.029%) Samba
14 14 (0.025%) vSphere
15 12 (0.022%) Squid
16 11 (0.020%) LXC
17 9 (0.016%) Hyper-V
18 6 (0.011%) Cygwin
19 4 (0.007%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 620 (1.12%) Puppet
2 488 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 450 (0.81%) Ansible
4 171 (0.31%) Kibana
5 137 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 98 (0.18%) Control-M
7 92 (0.17%) logstash
8 81 (0.15%) Salt
9 59 (0.11%) Mesos
10 52 (0.094%) Grafana
11 50 (0.090%) Oozie
12 48 (0.087%) Graphite
13 40 (0.072%) Terraform
14 39 (0.070%) Hadoop YARN
14 39 (0.070%) Packer
15 37 (0.067%) WSUS
16 36 (0.065%) Capistrano
17 35 (0.063%) Business Desktop Deployment
18 30 (0.054%) Nagios
19 29 (0.052%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7584 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 4206 (7.58%) Oracle
3 1309 (2.36%) Google
4 943 (1.70%) Zend
5 790 (1.42%) SAP
6 746 (1.34%) Adobe
7 581 (1.05%) Tableau
8 540 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 533 (0.96%) Xamarin
10 519 (0.94%) Sitecore
11 472 (0.85%) Facebook
12 448 (0.81%) IBM
13 411 (0.74%) Sybase
14 383 (0.69%) Apple
15 318 (0.57%) Twitter
16 302 (0.54%) TIBCO
17 294 (0.53%) EPiServer
18 292 (0.53%) Cognos
19 262 (0.47%) Informatica
20 166 (0.30%) hybris
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Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £57000 per annum
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