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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 27698 32062 32945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.36% 29.23% 28.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.50% 30.38% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24631 28366 28414
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 £29,049
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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 26163 £46,500 +3.33% 4050
London +1 11437 £57,500 +4.54% 1676
South East 0 4914 £44,500 +4.70% 555
North West 0 2159 £40,000 +3.89% 460
City of London 0 1997 £57,500 +2.67% 386
East of England 0 1789 £42,500 - 323
South West 0 1690 £40,000 +6.66% 281
West Midlands 0 1565 £37,500 - 227
Yorkshire 0 1432 £40,000 - 287
Manchester 0 1348 £40,000 - 305
Hampshire 0 997 £40,000 - 118
Surrey 0 927 £47,500 +5.55% 85
West Yorkshire -1 925 £40,000 - 180
East Midlands 0 922 £40,000 +6.66% 175
Berkshire 0 906 £45,000 -5.26% 92
Scotland 0 731 £40,000 - 125
Leeds -1 676 £40,000 - 121
Bristol 0 637 £41,000 +9.33% 102
Cambridgeshire 0 586 £42,500 -5.55% 130
Birmingham 0 579 £40,000 +6.66% 75
Oxfordshire 0 559 £45,000 +5.88% 83
Hertfordshire +1 545 £47,500 +5.55% 77
Buckinghamshire 0 530 £42,500 +6.25% 73
Cheshire 0 442 £38,500 +1.31% 68
Glasgow 0 425 £40,000 - 59
Wales 0 393 £35,000 - 70
Cambridge 0 391 £42,500 -5.55% 83
Nottinghamshire -1 356 £40,000 +6.66% 60
East Sussex 0 355 £40,000 - 28
Oxford 0 332 £45,000 +12.50% 36

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 25549 (44.94%) JavaScript
2 23391 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
3 22214 (39.07%) C#
4 22069 (38.82%) HTML
5 21830 (38.40%) .NET
6 19891 (34.98%) CSS
7 18049 (31.75%) SQL
8 16147 (28.40%) SQL Server
9 15713 (27.64%) MVC
10 14394 (25.32%) Java
11 13664 (24.03%) ASP.NET
12 11851 (20.84%) TDD
13 11619 (20.44%) jQuery
14 10694 (18.81%) Finance
15 10456 (18.39%) AngularJS
16 9309 (16.37%) Web Development
17 9222 (16.22%) HTML5
18 8367 (14.72%) OO
19 8261 (14.53%) Scrum
20 7944 (13.97%) Degree
21 7710 (13.56%) Microsoft
22 7673 (13.50%) ASP.NET MVC
23 7512 (13.21%) Git (software)
24 7088 (12.47%) PHP
25 6915 (12.16%) Web Services
26 6171 (10.85%) Software Engineering
27 6021 (10.59%) MySQL
28 5897 (10.37%) CSS3
29 5633 (9.91%) Front End Development
30 5597 (9.84%) XML

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 2110 (3.71%) CMS
2 1642 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 1394 (2.45%) Apache
4 1246 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1181 (2.08%) IIS
6 1074 (1.89%) WordPress
7 1042 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 818 (1.44%) JBoss
9 740 (1.30%) Umbraco
10 735 (1.29%) Drupal
11 701 (1.23%) Apache Spark
12 596 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 485 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 476 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 399 (0.70%) Apache Solr
16 348 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 345 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
18 341 (0.60%) nginx
19 340 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
20 247 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 3169 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 845 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 460 (0.81%) MS Office
4 315 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 162 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 79 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 66 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 57 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
9 46 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
10 42 (0.074%) InfoPath
11 19 (0.033%) SPSS
12 17 (0.030%) HipChat
12 17 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
13 16 (0.028%) GIMP
13 16 (0.028%) MS Project
14 14 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
15 13 (0.023%) InDesign
16 11 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
17 9 (0.016%) Mathematica
18 8 (0.014%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 760 (1.34%) Magento
2 724 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 249 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 163 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 144 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 107 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 97 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 79 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 77 (0.14%) Visualfiles
10 67 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 67 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 65 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 65 (0.11%) Markit EDM
11 65 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 64 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
13 56 (0.098%) SAP CRM
14 46 (0.081%) Shopify
15 42 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
16 36 (0.063%) WebTrends
17 35 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2390 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2167 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1012 (1.78%) GitHub
4 892 (1.57%) SaaS
5 284 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 262 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 233 (0.41%) PaaS
8 202 (0.36%) Office 365
9 198 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 179 (0.31%) Google Play
11 150 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 148 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 125 (0.22%) IaaS
14 105 (0.18%) Heroku
15 89 (0.16%) Force.com
16 65 (0.11%) Sage Pay
17 57 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
18 51 (0.090%) AWS Lambda
19 44 (0.077%) iTunes
20 42 (0.074%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1298 (2.28%) Internet
2 886 (1.56%) HTTP
3 389 (0.68%) Intranet
4 292 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 152 (0.27%) SSL
6 135 (0.24%) FTP
7 118 (0.21%) LDAP
8 115 (0.20%) DNS
9 113 (0.20%) SSH
10 97 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 97 (0.17%) Multicast
11 77 (0.14%) Broadband
12 76 (0.13%) SMTP
13 73 (0.13%) Skype
14 70 (0.12%) Firewall
15 69 (0.12%) Wireless
16 62 (0.11%) Extranet
16 62 (0.11%) VPN
17 43 (0.076%) Network Security
18 40 (0.070%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16147 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 6021 (10.59%) MySQL
3 3579 (6.29%) NoSQL
4 3267 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3110 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2924 (5.14%) Relational Database
7 2621 (4.61%) MongoDB
8 2481 (4.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2298 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
10 2017 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 1966 (3.46%) Big Data
12 1608 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1543 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 1331 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
15 1178 (2.07%) Hadoop
16 1072 (1.89%) RDBMS
17 943 (1.66%) Oracle Database
18 860 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
19 816 (1.44%) Redis
20 668 (1.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7512 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 3372 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 2672 (4.70%) Subversion
4 2637 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2240 (3.94%) Jenkins
6 1793 (3.15%) Maven
7 1679 (2.95%) JIRA
8 1677 (2.95%) NUnit
9 1460 (2.57%) JUnit
10 1327 (2.33%) Selenium
11 1178 (2.07%) Grunt
12 1150 (2.02%) gulp
13 959 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
14 916 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 819 (1.44%) Cucumber
16 817 (1.44%) Moq
17 774 (1.36%) Eclipse
18 726 (1.28%) Gradle
19 639 (1.12%) Jasmine
20 629 (1.11%) MSTest
General
1 10694 (18.81%) Finance
2 3195 (5.62%) Banking
3 2455 (4.32%) Marketing
4 2235 (3.93%) Games
5 1927 (3.39%) Retail
6 1487 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 1213 (2.13%) Advertising
8 1126 (1.98%) Front Office
9 920 (1.62%) Law
10 908 (1.60%) Investment Banking
11 634 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 555 (0.98%) Legal
13 545 (0.96%) Publishing
14 500 (0.88%) Back Office
15 445 (0.78%) Financial Institution
16 392 (0.69%) Automotive
17 329 (0.58%) Electronics
18 291 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 198 (0.35%) Aerospace
20 181 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22069 (38.82%) HTML
2 21830 (38.40%) .NET
3 19891 (34.98%) CSS
4 13664 (24.03%) ASP.NET
5 11619 (20.44%) jQuery
6 10456 (18.39%) AngularJS
7 9222 (16.22%) HTML5
8 7673 (13.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6915 (12.16%) Web Services
10 5897 (10.37%) CSS3
11 5597 (9.84%) XML
12 5074 (8.92%) .NET Framework
13 4945 (8.70%) WCF
14 4751 (8.36%) Node.js
15 4459 (7.84%) Spring
16 3987 (7.01%) RESTful
17 3915 (6.89%) REST
18 3893 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
19 3384 (5.95%) Ajax
20 3237 (5.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5509 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 3717 (6.54%) User Experience
3 2935 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2532 (4.45%) Mobile App
5 1641 (2.89%) Mathematics
6 1327 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1147 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 1121 (1.97%) Fintech
9 919 (1.62%) Visualisation
10 862 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 813 (1.43%) iPad
12 788 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 697 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
14 685 (1.20%) Derivative
15 671 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 650 (1.14%) Equities
17 522 (0.92%) Physics
18 477 (0.84%) Management Information System
19 476 (0.84%) Client/Server
20 472 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5505 (9.68%) Linux
2 4027 (7.08%) Windows
3 2419 (4.25%) Apple iOS
4 2352 (4.14%) Android
5 2223 (3.91%) Unix
6 393 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 250 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 190 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 148 (0.26%) Debian
10 117 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 111 (0.20%) CentOS
12 106 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 99 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 94 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 79 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 77 (0.14%) Windows 7
17 69 (0.12%) Solaris
18 60 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
19 55 (0.097%) AIX
20 51 (0.090%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23391 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15713 (27.64%) MVC
3 11851 (20.84%) TDD
4 9309 (16.37%) Web Development
5 8367 (14.72%) OO
6 8261 (14.53%) Scrum
7 6171 (10.85%) Software Engineering
8 5633 (9.91%) Front End Development
9 4901 (8.62%) BDD
10 4532 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
11 4048 (7.12%) E-Commerce
12 3970 (6.98%) SDLC
13 3841 (6.76%) OOP
14 3793 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
15 3760 (6.61%) Unit Testing
16 2602 (4.58%) Mentoring
17 2450 (4.31%) Web Application Development
18 2405 (4.23%) Multithreading
19 2322 (4.08%) ETL
20 2280 (4.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25549 (44.94%) JavaScript
2 22214 (39.07%) C#
3 18049 (31.75%) SQL
4 14394 (25.32%) Java
5 7088 (12.47%) PHP
6 4617 (8.12%) Python
7 4404 (7.75%) T-SQL
8 4069 (7.16%) C++
9 2696 (4.74%) VB.NET
10 2689 (4.73%) Ruby
11 2019 (3.55%) Scala
12 1600 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 1477 (2.60%) C
14 1254 (2.21%) VB
15 1237 (2.18%) Objective-C
16 822 (1.45%) Perl
17 783 (1.38%) Apple Swift
18 666 (1.17%) TypeScript
19 625 (1.10%) VBA
20 621 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7944 (13.97%) Degree
2 811 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 725 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 462 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 341 (0.60%) PhD
6 176 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 147 (0.26%) MCSD
8 101 (0.18%) MCP
9 98 (0.17%) MCTS
10 95 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 72 (0.13%) ISEB
12 71 (0.12%) HND
13 69 (0.12%) MCAD
14 60 (0.11%) Sun Certification
15 58 (0.10%) ISTQB
16 41 (0.072%) MCITP
17 40 (0.070%) MCPD
17 40 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
18 36 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
19 33 (0.058%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1803 (3.17%) QA
2 226 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 143 (0.25%) SLA
4 124 (0.22%) SDET
5 87 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 72 (0.13%) WAI
7 66 (0.12%) MiFID
8 57 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 42 (0.074%) WCAG
10 22 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (0.032%) GAMP
11 18 (0.032%) HL7
11 18 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 7816
12 16 (0.028%) ISO 14001
13 10 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
13 10 (0.018%) EMIR
13 10 (0.018%) ISO13485
14 8 (0.014%) ISO 8583
14 8 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.012%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1070 (1.88%) Docker
2 139 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 120 (0.21%) HDFS
4 98 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 97 (0.17%) Varnish
5 97 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 73 (0.13%) Firmware
7 67 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 50 (0.088%) Apache Flume
9 30 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
10 27 (0.047%) KVM
11 20 (0.035%) VirtualBox
12 14 (0.025%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.018%) LXC
14 9 (0.016%) Ceph
15 8 (0.014%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.014%) VMware ESX
16 7 (0.012%) Cygwin
16 7 (0.012%) Squid
17 6 (0.011%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 599 (1.05%) Puppet
2 426 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 384 (0.68%) Ansible
4 129 (0.23%) Kubernetes
5 118 (0.21%) Control-M
6 103 (0.18%) Kibana
7 92 (0.16%) Mesos
8 66 (0.12%) Salt
9 55 (0.097%) logstash
10 53 (0.093%) Oozie
11 44 (0.077%) Terraform
12 40 (0.070%) HAProxy
12 40 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
12 40 (0.070%) Packer
13 38 (0.067%) Hadoop YARN
14 36 (0.063%) Nagios
15 34 (0.060%) Capistrano
16 33 (0.058%) Grafana
16 33 (0.058%) Graphite
17 27 (0.047%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7710 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 4774 (8.40%) Oracle
3 1323 (2.33%) Google
4 989 (1.74%) Zend
5 837 (1.47%) SAP
6 709 (1.25%) Adobe
7 603 (1.06%) Tableau
8 552 (0.97%) Facebook
9 517 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 499 (0.88%) IBM
11 488 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
12 453 (0.80%) Xamarin
13 441 (0.78%) Apple
14 420 (0.74%) Informatica
15 383 (0.67%) Sybase
16 340 (0.60%) Twitter
17 330 (0.58%) TIBCO
18 317 (0.56%) Cognos
19 261 (0.46%) EPiServer
20 183 (0.32%) ServiceNow
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £2688 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + great bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday