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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 32397 33067 34950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.78% 30.80% 30.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.45% 32.65% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27942 29256 31554
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 30412 £42,500 +4.93% 4586
London 0 13200 £52,500 +5.00% 1707
South East 0 5433 £40,000 - 731
City of London 0 3275 £52,500 - 576
North West 0 2548 £37,500 +7.14% 570
South West 0 2047 £37,500 +7.14% 343
Yorkshire 0 2043 £35,000 - 392
East of England 0 2033 £40,000 +6.66% 314
West Midlands 0 1630 £37,500 +7.14% 271
Manchester 0 1473 £37,500 +7.14% 325
East Midlands 0 1274 £36,250 +3.57% 182
West Yorkshire 0 1245 £35,000 - 223
Surrey 0 1218 £45,000 +5.88% 162
Hampshire 0 1114 £38,500 +2.66% 153
Scotland -1 1064 £39,000 -2.50% 185
Berkshire -5 912 £40,000 -5.88% 136
Leeds -2 817 £37,500 +7.14% 131
Cambridgeshire 0 665 £40,000 - 138
Cheshire -1 584 £35,000 - 117
Hertfordshire 0 581 £42,500 +13.33% 86
East Sussex 0 552 £37,500 +5.63% 38
Glasgow 0 542 £39,000 -2.50% 83
Bristol 0 537 £40,000 +14.28% 98
Birmingham +1 530 £37,500 +7.14% 68
Brighton 0 507 £40,000 +6.66% 34
Buckinghamshire -1 493 £38,500 -3.75% 71
Nottinghamshire 0 470 £35,000 +2.94% 51
Cambridge 0 468 £40,000 - 103
Oxfordshire 0 462 £40,000 +6.66% 80
Nottingham 0 399 £37,000 +10.44% 42

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29025 (42.45%) .NET
2 28820 (42.15%) C#
3 27766 (40.61%) JavaScript
4 26843 (39.26%) HTML
5 24349 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
6 23663 (34.61%) SQL
7 23517 (34.40%) CSS
8 22151 (32.40%) SQL Server
9 19060 (27.88%) ASP.NET
10 17807 (26.04%) Java
11 17622 (25.77%) MVC
12 15575 (22.78%) jQuery
13 12621 (18.46%) OO
14 12095 (17.69%) TDD
15 12083 (17.67%) Finance
16 10497 (15.35%) Degree
17 10388 (15.19%) Microsoft
18 10231 (14.96%) HTML5
19 9940 (14.54%) XML
20 9174 (13.42%) Web Services
21 9042 (13.22%) PHP
22 8951 (13.09%) Scrum
23 8346 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
24 7754 (11.34%) MySQL
25 7223 (10.56%) Software Engineering
26 7063 (10.33%) WCF
27 7049 (10.31%) Linux
28 6628 (9.69%) Oracle
29 6616 (9.68%) CSS3
30 6602 (9.66%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3301 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 2971 (4.35%) CMS
3 2616 (3.83%) Node.js
4 2204 (3.22%) Apache
5 1937 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 1872 (2.74%) IIS
7 1438 (2.10%) WordPress
8 1336 (1.95%) Drupal
9 902 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 880 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 838 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 829 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 715 (1.05%) WebLogic
14 678 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
15 507 (0.74%) Apache Solr
16 445 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
17 342 (0.50%) nginx
18 315 (0.46%) Joomla!
19 291 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
20 288 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 4925 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 1548 (2.26%) Photoshop
3 716 (1.05%) MS Office
4 553 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 245 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 207 (0.30%) Fireworks
7 158 (0.23%) PowerPivot
8 157 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 102 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 97 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 82 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
12 67 (0.098%) InDesign
13 54 (0.079%) MS Project
14 24 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
15 16 (0.023%) AutoCAD
15 16 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
16 14 (0.020%) FastStats
17 13 (0.019%) Maya
17 13 (0.019%) XMetaL
18 12 (0.018%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 888 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 852 (1.25%) Magento
3 205 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 200 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 189 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 180 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 174 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 103 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 99 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 81 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 72 (0.11%) WebTrends
12 71 (0.10%) Visualfiles
13 67 (0.098%) Markit EDM
13 67 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 56 (0.082%) Shopify
14 56 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
15 51 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
16 45 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
17 43 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
17 43 (0.063%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 913 (1.34%) SaaS
2 907 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 816 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 496 (0.73%) GitHub
5 225 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 218 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 166 (0.24%) Force.com
8 121 (0.18%) Office 365
9 117 (0.17%) PaaS
10 116 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 80 (0.12%) Trello
12 57 (0.083%) Heroku
13 52 (0.076%) Google App Engine
14 48 (0.070%) Amazon SQS
15 37 (0.054%) IaaS
16 27 (0.039%) Google Apps
16 27 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
17 21 (0.031%) Rackspace Cloud
18 16 (0.023%) Basecamp
19 14 (0.020%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2107 (3.08%) Internet
2 1424 (2.08%) HTTP
3 775 (1.13%) Intranet
4 511 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 189 (0.28%) LDAP
6 187 (0.27%) DNS
7 177 (0.26%) SSL
8 158 (0.23%) Extranet
9 140 (0.20%) SAN
9 140 (0.20%) Broadband
10 129 (0.19%) FTP
11 124 (0.18%) VoIP
12 102 (0.15%) SSH
13 81 (0.12%) SMTP
14 74 (0.11%) Firewall
15 71 (0.10%) CTI
15 71 (0.10%) Wireless
16 69 (0.10%) SNMP
17 59 (0.086%) AMQP
18 54 (0.079%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22151 (32.40%) SQL Server
2 7754 (11.34%) MySQL
3 4688 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4353 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4289 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3754 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 2901 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
8 2865 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 2423 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2162 (3.16%) NoSQL
11 1901 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 1673 (2.45%) Big Data
13 1668 (2.44%) MongoDB
14 1549 (2.27%) RDBMS
15 1386 (2.03%) Oracle Database
16 1036 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
17 904 (1.32%) Hadoop
18 803 (1.17%) OLAP
19 628 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
20 599 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5745 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 4755 (6.95%) Visual Studio
3 4305 (6.30%) Subversion
4 2679 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2418 (3.54%) NUnit
6 2028 (2.97%) Maven
7 1736 (2.54%) JUnit
8 1549 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
9 1518 (2.22%) Eclipse
10 1429 (2.09%) Jenkins
11 1173 (1.72%) Selenium
12 1160 (1.70%) JIRA
13 1115 (1.63%) Moq
14 888 (1.30%) Cucumber
15 870 (1.27%) Ant
16 741 (1.08%) TeamCity
17 737 (1.08%) MSTest
18 560 (0.82%) Jasmine
19 543 (0.79%) Xcode
20 499 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 12083 (17.67%) Finance
2 3676 (5.38%) Banking
3 2976 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2511 (3.67%) Retail
5 2311 (3.38%) Games
6 2083 (3.05%) Front Office
7 1552 (2.27%) Advertising
8 1551 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 1416 (2.07%) Telecoms
10 799 (1.17%) Back Office
11 727 (1.06%) Publishing
12 667 (0.98%) Legal
13 657 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 644 (0.94%) Law
15 506 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 406 (0.59%) Automotive
17 265 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 171 (0.25%) Multimedia
19 165 (0.24%) Electronics
20 143 (0.21%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29025 (42.45%) .NET
2 26843 (39.26%) HTML
3 23517 (34.40%) CSS
4 19060 (27.88%) ASP.NET
5 15575 (22.78%) jQuery
6 10231 (14.96%) HTML5
7 9940 (14.54%) XML
8 9174 (13.42%) Web Services
9 8346 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7063 (10.33%) WCF
11 6616 (9.68%) CSS3
12 6602 (9.66%) .NET Framework
13 6095 (8.91%) Ajax
14 5529 (8.09%) Spring
15 4082 (5.97%) WPF
16 3725 (5.45%) AngularJS
17 3514 (5.14%) JSON
18 3494 (5.11%) J2EE
19 3467 (5.07%) Hibernate
20 3245 (4.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6472 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 3474 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3255 (4.76%) User Experience
4 3135 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 2609 (3.82%) Open Source
6 2170 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 1671 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 1362 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 1311 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1141 (1.67%) Derivative
11 1036 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 1021 (1.49%) Social Media
13 1006 (1.47%) iPhone
14 948 (1.39%) Hedge funds
15 880 (1.29%) N-Tier
16 801 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
17 780 (1.14%) Fixed Income
18 774 (1.13%) Client/Server
19 735 (1.08%) Equities
20 712 (1.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7049 (10.31%) Linux
2 6292 (9.20%) Windows
3 3714 (5.43%) Android
4 3637 (5.32%) UNIX
5 3409 (4.99%) Apple iOS
6 312 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 297 (0.43%) Solaris
8 296 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 238 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 194 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 186 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 179 (0.26%) CentOS
13 153 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 148 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 143 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 143 (0.21%) Debian
16 130 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 127 (0.19%) AIX
18 97 (0.14%) Windows 7
19 80 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24349 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17622 (25.77%) MVC
3 12621 (18.46%) OO
4 12095 (17.69%) TDD
5 8951 (13.09%) Scrum
6 7223 (10.56%) Software Engineering
7 6149 (8.99%) E-Commerce
8 5603 (8.19%) Web Development
9 4819 (7.05%) OOP
10 4457 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
11 4314 (6.31%) Unit Testing
12 4240 (6.20%) BDD
13 4140 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
14 3659 (5.35%) Multithreading
15 2884 (4.22%) Mentoring
16 2711 (3.97%) Web Application Development
17 2586 (3.78%) OOD
18 2568 (3.76%) ETL
19 2301 (3.37%) SOA
20 2210 (3.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28820 (42.15%) C#
2 27766 (40.61%) JavaScript
3 23663 (34.61%) SQL
4 17807 (26.04%) Java
5 9042 (13.22%) PHP
6 6144 (8.99%) C++
7 5577 (8.16%) T-SQL
8 4665 (6.82%) VB.NET
9 3867 (5.66%) Python
10 2603 (3.81%) Ruby
11 2335 (3.42%) C
12 2137 (3.13%) VB
13 1761 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 1617 (2.37%) PHP5
15 1609 (2.35%) Objective-C
16 1481 (2.17%) Perl
17 1125 (1.65%) VBA
18 887 (1.30%) Scala
19 742 (1.09%) VB6
20 632 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10497 (15.35%) Degree
2 1317 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 919 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 542 (0.79%) MCSD
5 512 (0.75%) MCTS
6 489 (0.72%) MCP
7 482 (0.70%) PhD
8 478 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 435 (0.64%) MCAD
10 148 (0.22%) Sun Certification
11 145 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 91 (0.13%) HND
13 73 (0.11%) MCITP
14 63 (0.092%) MCSE
15 54 (0.079%) OCPJP
16 53 (0.078%) CFA
16 53 (0.078%) MCPD
17 48 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
18 45 (0.066%) ISEB
19 37 (0.054%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2103 (3.08%) QA
2 328 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 185 (0.27%) SLA
4 104 (0.15%) WCAG
5 65 (0.095%) WAI
6 52 (0.076%) PCI DSS
7 48 (0.070%) Data Quality
8 46 (0.067%) HL7
9 37 (0.054%) EMIR
9 37 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
10 26 (0.038%) Solvency II
11 25 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (0.031%) GAMP
13 17 (0.025%) UCITS
13 17 (0.025%) Basel III
14 14 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 13 (0.019%) COBIT
16 10 (0.015%) DO-178B
17 9 (0.013%) ISO 14001
18 8 (0.012%) TickIT
System Software
1 246 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 125 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (0.11%) Varnish
4 69 (0.10%) HDFS
5 45 (0.066%) Firmware
6 42 (0.061%) Hyper-V
7 38 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
8 20 (0.029%) vSphere
9 18 (0.026%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 17 (0.025%) KVM
11 16 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.020%) Docker
13 13 (0.019%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (0.015%) Squid
15 9 (0.013%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.013%) NFS
16 8 (0.012%) Terminal Services
17 7 (0.010%) VirtualBox
17 7 (0.010%) Samba
18 6 (0.009%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 384 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 368 (0.54%) Puppet
3 93 (0.14%) Vagrant
4 79 (0.12%) Ansible
5 69 (0.10%) Capistrano
6 68 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
7 62 (0.091%) logstash
8 55 (0.080%) Nagios
9 35 (0.051%) Hadoop YARN
10 33 (0.048%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 30 (0.044%) SCOM
11 30 (0.044%) YUM
12 29 (0.042%) OpenView
13 28 (0.041%) StatsD
14 25 (0.037%) MOM
15 18 (0.026%) Kibana
16 17 (0.025%) Plesk
16 17 (0.025%) Control-M
17 12 (0.018%) Business Desktop Deployment
18 10 (0.015%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10388 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 6628 (9.69%) Oracle
3 1839 (2.69%) Zend
4 1690 (2.47%) Google
5 1363 (1.99%) Adobe
6 1175 (1.72%) Facebook
7 1080 (1.58%) JBoss
8 797 (1.17%) Twitter
9 777 (1.14%) SAP
10 726 (1.06%) Business Objects
11 717 (1.05%) IBM
12 688 (1.01%) Sybase
13 624 (0.91%) Sitecore
14 605 (0.88%) Cognos
15 544 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
16 461 (0.67%) Apple
17 389 (0.57%) TIBCO
18 381 (0.56%) Informatica
19 368 (0.54%) EPiServer
20 282 (0.41%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austen Smythe and Associates
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £38000 per annum - Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago