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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 29238 31275 36979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.78% 28.93% 30.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.92% 29.99% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26169 27296 32287
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 £29,775
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 27586 £45,000 - 3998
London +1 12221 £55,000 +4.76% 1683
South East 0 5390 £42,500 - 592
City of London 0 2011 £60,000 +9.09% 384
East of England 0 1854 £42,500 +6.25% 232
North West 0 1782 £39,000 - 468
South West 0 1762 £39,000 +4.00% 271
Yorkshire 0 1724 £38,500 +2.66% 313
West Midlands 0 1640 £37,500 - 227
Hampshire 0 1172 £40,000 - 134
Surrey 0 1171 £45,500 -4.21% 130
Manchester 0 1103 £40,000 - 278
West Yorkshire 0 1089 £40,000 - 186
East Midlands 0 911 £40,000 - 148
Scotland -1 859 £42,500 +6.25% 113
Berkshire 0 848 £45,000 -5.26% 78
Leeds 0 813 £40,000 - 134
Cambridgeshire 0 674 £42,500 - 93
Bristol 0 654 £39,500 +2.59% 82
Oxfordshire 0 553 £47,500 +18.75% 69
Glasgow +1 488 £42,500 +6.25% 61
Cambridge 0 479 £42,500 -5.02% 68
Birmingham 0 475 £39,000 +4.00% 67
Buckinghamshire 0 453 £42,500 +6.25% 46
East Sussex 0 421 £42,500 +6.25% 50
West Sussex -1 400 £44,750 +5.29% 28
Hertfordshire -2 398 £45,000 - 55
Reading +4 387 £45,000 - 33
Brighton 0 352 £40,000 - 33
Wales 0 344 £37,500 +7.14% 34

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 26058 (44.08%) JavaScript
2 24239 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22593 (38.22%) HTML
4 22524 (38.10%) C#
5 22150 (37.47%) .NET
6 20420 (34.54%) CSS
7 19682 (33.29%) SQL
8 17516 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 15574 (26.34%) MVC
10 15384 (26.02%) Java
11 14044 (23.76%) ASP.NET
12 12155 (20.56%) jQuery
13 12026 (20.34%) TDD
14 11817 (19.99%) Finance
15 9658 (16.34%) Web Development
16 9627 (16.28%) HTML5
17 9590 (16.22%) AngularJS
18 9061 (15.33%) Degree
19 8938 (15.12%) OO
20 8339 (14.11%) Microsoft
21 8097 (13.70%) Scrum
22 7695 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
23 7451 (12.60%) PHP
24 7190 (12.16%) Web Services
25 7026 (11.89%) Git (software)
26 6686 (11.31%) Software Engineering
27 6678 (11.30%) XML
28 6343 (10.73%) CSS3
29 6196 (10.48%) MySQL
29 6196 (10.48%) Computer Science

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 4379 (7.41%) Node.js
2 2312 (3.91%) CMS
3 1695 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 1588 (2.69%) Apache
5 1307 (2.21%) IIS
6 1303 (2.20%) Tomcat
7 1107 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 1066 (1.80%) WordPress
9 881 (1.49%) JBoss
10 761 (1.29%) Umbraco
11 737 (1.25%) Drupal
12 649 (1.10%) WebSphere
13 611 (1.03%) Apache Spark
14 499 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 475 (0.80%) WebLogic
16 430 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
17 379 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
18 374 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
19 363 (0.61%) Apache Solr
20 291 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 3664 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 1088 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 505 (0.85%) MS Office
4 355 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 186 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 117 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 108 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 79 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 63 (0.11%) GIMP
10 49 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
11 48 (0.081%) InfoPath
12 33 (0.056%) MS Project
13 29 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
14 23 (0.039%) InDesign
14 23 (0.039%) SPSS
15 21 (0.036%) Gliffy
15 21 (0.036%) HipChat
16 17 (0.029%) PrintSoft PReS
17 14 (0.024%) Mathematica
18 12 (0.020%) Maya
Business Applications
1 715 (1.21%) Magento
2 586 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 254 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 200 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 155 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 137 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 109 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 102 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 102 (0.17%) Visualfiles
9 85 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 83 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
11 64 (0.11%) Markit EDM
12 62 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
13 61 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
13 61 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
13 61 (0.10%) SAP CRM
14 55 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 54 (0.091%) SAP Business One
16 46 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
17 35 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2252 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1958 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1111 (1.88%) SaaS
4 1042 (1.76%) GitHub
5 325 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 271 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 260 (0.44%) Google Play
8 239 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 236 (0.40%) Office 365
10 192 (0.32%) PaaS
11 182 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 147 (0.25%) Force.com
13 133 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 132 (0.22%) Heroku
15 106 (0.18%) IaaS
16 93 (0.16%) Google App Engine
17 59 (0.100%) Sage Pay
18 49 (0.083%) iTunes
19 42 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
20 41 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1215 (2.06%) Internet
2 858 (1.45%) HTTP
3 407 (0.69%) Intranet
4 389 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 177 (0.30%) DNS
6 158 (0.27%) SSL
7 131 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 93 (0.16%) SSH
9 91 (0.15%) LDAP
10 90 (0.15%) Firewall
10 90 (0.15%) Skype
11 86 (0.15%) Multicast
12 84 (0.14%) FTP
13 79 (0.13%) Wireless
14 73 (0.12%) Extranet
15 72 (0.12%) SMTP
16 69 (0.12%) Broadband
17 51 (0.086%) VPN
18 39 (0.066%) VoIP
19 36 (0.061%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17516 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6196 (10.48%) MySQL
3 4070 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3784 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3474 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 3226 (5.46%) Relational Database
7 2695 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2520 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2505 (4.24%) SQL Server 2014
10 2328 (3.94%) MongoDB
11 2069 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1985 (3.36%) Big Data
13 1752 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 1403 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
15 1257 (2.13%) RDBMS
16 1235 (2.09%) Oracle Database
17 1229 (2.08%) Hadoop
18 838 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
19 745 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
20 739 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7026 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 3607 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 2914 (4.93%) Subversion
4 2664 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 2039 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1929 (3.26%) Maven
7 1898 (3.21%) NUnit
8 1798 (3.04%) JUnit
9 1558 (2.64%) JIRA
10 1346 (2.28%) Selenium
11 1114 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
12 1087 (1.84%) Grunt
13 1018 (1.72%) Eclipse
14 982 (1.66%) Moq
15 923 (1.56%) gulp
16 856 (1.45%) TeamCity
17 838 (1.42%) Cucumber
18 747 (1.26%) MSTest
19 705 (1.19%) Jasmine
20 651 (1.10%) Gradle
General
1 11817 (19.99%) Finance
2 3099 (5.24%) Banking
3 2602 (4.40%) Marketing
4 2367 (4.00%) Games
5 1959 (3.31%) Retail
6 1573 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 1318 (2.23%) Front Office
8 1177 (1.99%) Advertising
9 972 (1.64%) Law
10 888 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 605 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 589 (1.00%) Legal
13 555 (0.94%) Publishing
14 533 (0.90%) Back Office
15 446 (0.75%) Financial Institution
16 340 (0.58%) Automotive
17 325 (0.55%) Electronics
18 300 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 166 (0.28%) Billing
20 144 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22593 (38.22%) HTML
2 22150 (37.47%) .NET
3 20420 (34.54%) CSS
4 14044 (23.76%) ASP.NET
5 12155 (20.56%) jQuery
6 9627 (16.28%) HTML5
7 9590 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 7695 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7190 (12.16%) Web Services
10 6678 (11.30%) XML
11 6343 (10.73%) CSS3
12 5143 (8.70%) Spring
13 5093 (8.62%) .NET Framework
14 4911 (8.31%) WCF
15 4014 (6.79%) RESTful
16 3879 (6.56%) Ajax
17 3773 (6.38%) REST
18 3626 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web API
19 3610 (6.11%) JSON
20 3062 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6196 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 3784 (6.40%) User Experience
3 3380 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2618 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 1890 (3.20%) Mathematics
6 1330 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1205 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 1099 (1.86%) Visualisation
9 1066 (1.80%) Hedge funds
10 915 (1.55%) Fintech
11 846 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 831 (1.41%) Data Structures
13 769 (1.30%) iPad
14 765 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
15 711 (1.20%) Equities
16 658 (1.11%) Derivative
17 510 (0.86%) Social Media
18 502 (0.85%) Data Integration
19 500 (0.85%) Fixed Income
20 492 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5861 (9.91%) Linux
2 4955 (8.38%) Windows
3 2937 (4.97%) Android
4 2838 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 2532 (4.28%) Unix
6 527 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 282 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 263 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 199 (0.34%) Debian
10 177 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 166 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 143 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 123 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 123 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 116 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 95 (0.16%) AIX
16 91 (0.15%) Windows 7
17 85 (0.14%) CentOS
18 74 (0.13%) Solaris
19 61 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24239 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15574 (26.34%) MVC
3 12026 (20.34%) TDD
4 9658 (16.34%) Web Development
5 8938 (15.12%) OO
6 8097 (13.70%) Scrum
7 6686 (11.31%) Software Engineering
8 5562 (9.41%) Front End Development
9 4894 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
10 4644 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
11 4571 (7.73%) E-Commerce
12 4523 (7.65%) BDD
13 4017 (6.80%) OOP
14 3956 (6.69%) Unit Testing
15 3864 (6.54%) SDLC
16 2857 (4.83%) Multithreading
17 2651 (4.48%) ETL
18 2502 (4.23%) Web Application Development
19 2492 (4.22%) Mentoring
20 2451 (4.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26058 (44.08%) JavaScript
2 22524 (38.10%) C#
3 19682 (33.29%) SQL
4 15384 (26.02%) Java
5 7451 (12.60%) PHP
6 4908 (8.30%) T-SQL
7 4766 (8.06%) C++
8 4617 (7.81%) Python
9 2948 (4.99%) VB.NET
10 2657 (4.49%) Ruby
11 1975 (3.34%) PL/SQL
12 1712 (2.90%) C
13 1697 (2.87%) Scala
14 1519 (2.57%) VB
15 1388 (2.35%) Objective-C
16 939 (1.59%) Perl
17 707 (1.20%) VBA
18 678 (1.15%) Apple Swift
19 520 (0.88%) PowerShell
20 504 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9061 (15.33%) Degree
2 829 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 780 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 427 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 333 (0.56%) PhD
6 148 (0.25%) MCSD
7 136 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 112 (0.19%) MCTS
9 111 (0.19%) HND
10 109 (0.18%) MCP
11 105 (0.18%) Sun Certification
12 83 (0.14%) ISEB
13 66 (0.11%) ISTQB
14 61 (0.10%) MCAD
14 61 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
15 54 (0.091%) MCPD
16 51 (0.086%) MCSE
17 42 (0.071%) PMI Certification
18 37 (0.063%) SAS Certification
19 29 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1982 (3.35%) QA
2 351 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 187 (0.32%) SLA
4 84 (0.14%) MiFID
5 64 (0.11%) SDET
6 48 (0.081%) WAI
7 47 (0.080%) PCI DSS
8 42 (0.071%) ISO 9001
9 30 (0.051%) SEPA
10 29 (0.049%) WCAG
11 22 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (0.036%) AIFMD
13 20 (0.034%) GAMP
14 16 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 7816
14 16 (0.027%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.014%) HL7
16 4 (0.007%) EMIR
17 3 (0.005%) Basel III
17 3 (0.005%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 2 (0.003%) TickIT
System Software
1 818 (1.38%) Docker
2 169 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 139 (0.24%) Varnish
4 126 (0.21%) HDFS
5 122 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 72 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 65 (0.11%) Firmware
8 31 (0.052%) Hyper-V
8 31 (0.052%) VirtualBox
9 26 (0.044%) Cygwin
10 23 (0.039%) Apache Flume
11 17 (0.029%) Xen
12 16 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (0.025%) KVM
14 10 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.012%) Ceph
15 7 (0.012%) Snort
15 7 (0.012%) Squid
15 7 (0.012%) XenApp
15 7 (0.012%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 498 (0.84%) Puppet
2 310 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 211 (0.36%) Ansible
4 115 (0.19%) Control-M
5 89 (0.15%) Mesos
6 80 (0.14%) Kibana
7 65 (0.11%) Salt
8 62 (0.10%) Kubernetes
9 51 (0.086%) logstash
10 47 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
11 35 (0.059%) Grafana
12 34 (0.058%) TIBCO Hawk
13 32 (0.054%) Nagios
14 30 (0.051%) HAProxy
15 28 (0.047%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 28 (0.047%) StatsD
16 26 (0.044%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 25 (0.042%) SCCM
18 22 (0.037%) Capistrano
18 22 (0.037%) yum
Vendors
1 8339 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 5713 (9.66%) Oracle
3 1463 (2.47%) Google
4 1000 (1.69%) Zend
5 934 (1.58%) Adobe
6 905 (1.53%) SAP
7 712 (1.20%) Facebook
8 610 (1.03%) IBM
9 587 (0.99%) Tableau
10 558 (0.94%) Apple
11 518 (0.88%) Twitter
12 503 (0.85%) Sitecore
13 498 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 477 (0.81%) Informatica
15 375 (0.63%) Xamarin
16 334 (0.56%) Cognos
17 296 (0.50%) EPiServer
18 293 (0.50%) Sybase
19 288 (0.49%) TIBCO
20 271 (0.46%) hybris
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £6000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
Posted: 13 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + INCREDIBLE BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + Microsoft accreditation
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £25,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £36000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago