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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 32036 34356 35348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.16% 31.01% 30.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.76% 32.74% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28089 30330 32164
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,640
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +0.98%

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
107644 104931 108810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89153 86333 93218
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £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

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 24 November 2014 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 24 November 2014. 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 30104 £42,500 +6.25% 4477
London -1 12652 £52,500 +5.00% 1553
South East 0 5546 £40,000 - 778
City of London 0 3043 £55,000 - 534
North West 0 2459 £37,500 +7.14% 567
South West 0 2231 £37,000 +5.71% 404
Yorkshire 0 2185 £35,000 - 396
East of England 0 2015 £40,000 - 300
West Midlands 0 1589 £37,500 +7.14% 238
Manchester 0 1487 £37,500 +7.14% 294
West Yorkshire 0 1353 £37,500 +7.14% 229
Surrey 0 1229 £45,000 +5.88% 132
East Midlands 0 1209 £37,500 +7.14% 161
Hampshire 0 1129 £39,000 +11.42% 178
Scotland -1 1035 £40,000 - 197
Berkshire -5 892 £40,000 -5.88% 122
Leeds -1 874 £40,000 +14.28% 140
Bristol 0 690 £37,500 +7.14% 125
Cambridgeshire 0 658 £40,000 +6.66% 109
Hertfordshire -1 566 £41,000 +2.50% 60
East Sussex 0 510 £37,500 +7.14% 52
Oxfordshire 0 504 £40,000 +6.66% 114
Cheshire -1 499 £37,500 +7.14% 145
Nottinghamshire 0 496 £35,000 - 52
Buckinghamshire -1 484 £38,500 -3.75% 54
Birmingham +1 482 £37,500 +7.14% 77
Brighton 0 466 £40,000 +14.28% 34
Glasgow 0 446 £40,000 - 78
Cambridge -1 445 £40,000 +6.66% 77
Edinburgh 0 427 £40,000 - 78

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 28147 (42.28%) .NET
2 28032 (42.11%) C#
3 27732 (41.66%) JavaScript
4 26693 (40.10%) HTML
5 23972 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
6 23659 (35.54%) CSS
7 23200 (34.85%) SQL
8 21506 (32.31%) SQL Server
9 18664 (28.04%) ASP.NET
10 17949 (26.96%) MVC
11 16880 (25.36%) Java
12 15563 (23.38%) jQuery
13 12080 (18.15%) OO
14 11865 (17.82%) TDD
15 11454 (17.21%) Finance
16 10268 (15.42%) HTML5
17 10053 (15.10%) Microsoft
18 10015 (15.04%) Degree
19 9814 (14.74%) XML
20 9098 (13.67%) PHP
21 8842 (13.28%) Web Services
22 8624 (12.95%) Scrum
23 8527 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
24 7848 (11.79%) MySQL
25 6837 (10.27%) Software Engineering
26 6758 (10.15%) WCF
27 6647 (9.99%) Linux
27 6647 (9.99%) CSS3
28 6624 (9.95%) .NET Framework
29 6569 (9.87%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 3215 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 2969 (4.46%) CMS
3 2773 (4.17%) Node.js
4 2082 (3.13%) Apache
5 1796 (2.70%) IIS
6 1731 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 1595 (2.40%) WordPress
8 1316 (1.98%) Drupal
9 1043 (1.57%) JBoss
10 952 (1.43%) Umbraco
11 829 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 797 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 776 (1.17%) WebSphere
14 747 (1.12%) WebLogic
15 685 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
16 523 (0.79%) Apache Solr
17 441 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
18 388 (0.58%) nginx
19 383 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
20 337 (0.51%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4819 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 1538 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 706 (1.06%) MS Office
4 539 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 254 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 195 (0.29%) PowerPivot
7 192 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 159 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 123 (0.18%) MS Visio
10 80 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 74 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 62 (0.093%) InDesign
13 27 (0.041%) MS Project
14 24 (0.036%) AutoCAD
14 24 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
15 18 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
16 17 (0.026%) Maya
17 15 (0.023%) Mingle
18 13 (0.020%) GIMP
19 12 (0.018%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 910 (1.37%) Magento
2 864 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 219 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 200 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 181 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 172 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 164 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 125 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 97 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 79 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
11 73 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 72 (0.11%) Markit EDM
13 65 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
14 62 (0.093%) Visualfiles
15 56 (0.084%) Shopify
16 55 (0.083%) Sophis RISQUE
17 52 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
18 46 (0.069%) Endur
18 46 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
19 45 (0.068%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 996 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 895 (1.34%) SaaS
3 799 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 529 (0.79%) GitHub
5 221 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 211 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 154 (0.23%) Force.com
8 134 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 127 (0.19%) PaaS
10 122 (0.18%) Office 365
11 85 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 81 (0.12%) Trello
13 63 (0.095%) Heroku
14 53 (0.080%) Amazon SQS
15 45 (0.068%) Google App Engine
16 34 (0.051%) Google Apps
17 31 (0.047%) IaaS
18 23 (0.035%) Amazon EMR
19 16 (0.024%) Rackspace Cloud
20 13 (0.020%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1945 (2.92%) Internet
2 1246 (1.87%) HTTP
3 754 (1.13%) Intranet
4 436 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 189 (0.28%) LDAP
6 183 (0.27%) DNS
7 167 (0.25%) Extranet
8 152 (0.23%) Broadband
9 151 (0.23%) SSL
10 110 (0.17%) FTP
11 103 (0.15%) SAN
12 102 (0.15%) SSH
13 101 (0.15%) VoIP
14 87 (0.13%) Firewall
15 81 (0.12%) Wireless
15 81 (0.12%) SMTP
16 65 (0.098%) HTTPS
17 63 (0.095%) CTI
18 61 (0.092%) SNMP
19 51 (0.077%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21506 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 7848 (11.79%) MySQL
3 4408 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4098 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4091 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3527 (5.30%) Relational Database
7 2826 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2387 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 2323 (3.49%) NoSQL
10 2304 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1746 (2.62%) MongoDB
12 1668 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 1540 (2.31%) Big Data
14 1459 (2.19%) RDBMS
15 1375 (2.07%) Oracle Database
16 985 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
17 820 (1.23%) Hadoop
18 768 (1.15%) OLAP
19 595 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
20 578 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6080 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 4610 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 4271 (6.42%) Subversion
4 2643 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 2426 (3.64%) NUnit
6 2016 (3.03%) Maven
7 1718 (2.58%) JUnit
8 1563 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
9 1498 (2.25%) Eclipse
10 1438 (2.16%) Jenkins
11 1183 (1.78%) JIRA
12 1128 (1.69%) Moq
13 1082 (1.63%) Selenium
14 880 (1.32%) Cucumber
15 838 (1.26%) Ant
16 794 (1.19%) TeamCity
17 727 (1.09%) MSTest
18 601 (0.90%) Xcode
19 573 (0.86%) Jasmine
20 470 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 11454 (17.21%) Finance
2 3596 (5.40%) Banking
3 2998 (4.50%) Marketing
4 2650 (3.98%) Retail
5 2001 (3.01%) Games
6 1890 (2.84%) Front Office
7 1657 (2.49%) Advertising
8 1497 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 1357 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 763 (1.15%) Back Office
11 675 (1.01%) Legal
12 674 (1.01%) Publishing
13 571 (0.86%) Law
14 570 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 449 (0.67%) Manufacturing
16 410 (0.62%) Automotive
17 218 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 189 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 166 (0.25%) Electronics
20 134 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28147 (42.28%) .NET
2 26693 (40.10%) HTML
3 23659 (35.54%) CSS
4 18664 (28.04%) ASP.NET
5 15563 (23.38%) jQuery
6 10268 (15.42%) HTML5
7 9814 (14.74%) XML
8 8842 (13.28%) Web Services
9 8527 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6758 (10.15%) WCF
11 6647 (9.99%) CSS3
12 6624 (9.95%) .NET Framework
13 5808 (8.72%) Ajax
14 5390 (8.10%) Spring
15 4141 (6.22%) AngularJS
16 3857 (5.79%) WPF
17 3642 (5.47%) JSON
18 3370 (5.06%) J2EE
19 3335 (5.01%) Hibernate
20 3249 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5956 (8.95%) Computer Science
2 3586 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3323 (4.99%) User Experience
4 3076 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 2521 (3.79%) Open Source
6 1913 (2.87%) Mathematics
7 1349 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1344 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 1171 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1024 (1.54%) Derivative
11 916 (1.38%) iPhone
12 886 (1.33%) Social Media
13 853 (1.28%) Hedge funds
14 845 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
15 835 (1.25%) N-Tier
16 817 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 740 (1.11%) Visualisation
18 739 (1.11%) Fixed Income
19 721 (1.08%) Client/Server
20 628 (0.94%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6647 (9.99%) Linux
2 6110 (9.18%) Windows
3 3485 (5.24%) Android
4 3424 (5.14%) UNIX
5 3419 (5.14%) Apple iOS
6 310 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 296 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 276 (0.41%) Solaris
9 205 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 205 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 191 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 173 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 165 (0.25%) CentOS
13 163 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 140 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 133 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 130 (0.20%) Debian
17 112 (0.17%) Windows 7
18 108 (0.16%) AIX
19 78 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23972 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 17949 (26.96%) MVC
3 12080 (18.15%) OO
4 11865 (17.82%) TDD
5 8624 (12.95%) Scrum
6 6837 (10.27%) Software Engineering
7 6061 (9.10%) E-Commerce
8 5410 (8.13%) Web Development
9 4743 (7.12%) OOP
10 4416 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
11 4306 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 4238 (6.37%) BDD
13 3973 (5.97%) Unit Testing
14 3345 (5.02%) Multithreading
15 2765 (4.15%) Web Application Development
16 2729 (4.10%) Mentoring
17 2579 (3.87%) ETL
18 2571 (3.86%) OOD
19 2239 (3.36%) SOA
20 2227 (3.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28032 (42.11%) C#
2 27732 (41.66%) JavaScript
3 23200 (34.85%) SQL
4 16880 (25.36%) Java
5 9098 (13.67%) PHP
6 5625 (8.45%) C++
7 5360 (8.05%) T-SQL
8 4608 (6.92%) VB.NET
9 3615 (5.43%) Python
10 2541 (3.82%) Ruby
11 2123 (3.19%) VB
12 2122 (3.19%) C
13 1900 (2.85%) PL/SQL
14 1662 (2.50%) PHP5
15 1632 (2.45%) Objective-C
16 1411 (2.12%) Perl
17 1088 (1.63%) VBA
18 740 (1.11%) Scala
19 729 (1.10%) VB6
20 580 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10015 (15.04%) Degree
2 1133 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 959 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 516 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 421 (0.63%) PhD
6 349 (0.52%) MCSD
7 284 (0.43%) MCTS
8 273 (0.41%) MCP
9 210 (0.32%) MCAD
10 146 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 143 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 74 (0.11%) HND
13 62 (0.093%) MCSE
14 58 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
15 55 (0.083%) MCITP
16 53 (0.080%) MCPD
17 51 (0.077%) OCPJP
18 37 (0.056%) CFA
19 36 (0.054%) Postgraduate
20 32 (0.048%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1965 (2.95%) QA
2 327 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 223 (0.33%) SLA
4 93 (0.14%) WCAG
5 69 (0.10%) WAI
6 59 (0.089%) PCI DSS
7 46 (0.069%) Data Quality
8 38 (0.057%) HL7
9 33 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
10 32 (0.048%) EMIR
11 28 (0.042%) Solvency II
12 25 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 22 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (0.029%) GAMP
15 15 (0.023%) Basel III
16 13 (0.020%) ISO 14001
17 12 (0.018%) UCITS
18 10 (0.015%) TickIT
19 7 (0.011%) Basel II
20 6 (0.009%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 223 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 121 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (0.13%) Varnish
4 58 (0.087%) Firmware
5 50 (0.075%) HDFS
6 46 (0.069%) Hyper-V
7 38 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
8 35 (0.053%) Docker
9 22 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 15 (0.023%) vSphere
12 13 (0.020%) Apache Flume
12 13 (0.020%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.017%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (0.017%) KVM
14 9 (0.014%) Kamailio
15 7 (0.011%) Squid
16 6 (0.009%) Snort
17 5 (0.008%) Samba
17 5 (0.008%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 361 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 354 (0.53%) Puppet
3 83 (0.12%) Ansible
4 82 (0.12%) Vagrant
5 70 (0.11%) logstash
6 62 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
7 60 (0.090%) Capistrano
8 52 (0.078%) StatsD
8 52 (0.078%) Nagios
9 37 (0.056%) YUM
10 33 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 33 (0.050%) Hadoop YARN
11 29 (0.044%) Kibana
12 28 (0.042%) SCOM
13 26 (0.039%) OpenView
14 22 (0.033%) MOM
15 18 (0.027%) Plesk
16 15 (0.023%) Tivoli
17 13 (0.020%) HAProxy
18 12 (0.018%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 10053 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 6569 (9.87%) Oracle
3 1854 (2.79%) Zend
4 1658 (2.49%) Google
5 1242 (1.87%) Adobe
6 1195 (1.80%) Facebook
7 819 (1.23%) Twitter
8 738 (1.11%) IBM
9 717 (1.08%) SAP
10 682 (1.02%) Business Objects
11 643 (0.97%) Sybase
12 591 (0.89%) Sitecore
13 552 (0.83%) Cognos
14 517 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
15 500 (0.75%) Apple
16 476 (0.72%) Informatica
17 387 (0.58%) TIBCO
18 386 (0.58%) EPiServer
19 306 (0.46%) Telerik
20 277 (0.42%) hybris
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