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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 33190 32705 34829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.99% 30.65% 30.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.70% 32.51% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28613 28948 31461
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,396 £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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 31156 £42,500 +6.25% 4530
London 0 13524 £52,500 +5.00% 1723
South East 0 5688 £40,000 - 682
City of London 0 3353 £52,500 - 625
North West 0 2568 £37,500 +7.14% 548
South West 0 2083 £37,500 +7.14% 352
Yorkshire 0 2062 £35,000 +2.94% 413
East of England 0 2052 £40,000 +6.66% 281
West Midlands 0 1695 £37,500 +7.14% 260
Manchester 0 1454 £37,500 +7.14% 312
Surrey 0 1278 £45,000 +5.88% 148
East Midlands 0 1244 £37,000 +5.71% 189
West Yorkshire 0 1237 £35,000 - 249
Hampshire 0 1152 £37,500 - 154
Scotland 0 1070 £39,000 -2.50% 196
Berkshire -5 960 £40,000 -3.61% 122
Leeds -2 836 £37,500 +7.14% 154
Cambridgeshire 0 682 £40,000 - 109
Cheshire -1 610 £35,000 - 114
East Sussex 0 594 £37,500 - 41
Hertfordshire 0 585 £42,500 +13.33% 70
Glasgow 0 559 £38,000 -5.00% 90
Brighton 0 546 £38,500 +2.66% 34
Bristol 0 544 £40,000 +14.28% 112
Birmingham +1 539 £37,500 +7.14% 69
Buckinghamshire 0 520 £38,500 -1.28% 59
Oxfordshire 0 495 £40,000 +6.66% 76
Cambridge 0 478 £40,000 - 78
Nottinghamshire 0 457 £35,000 +2.94% 51
North Yorkshire 0 405 £37,500 +7.14% 66

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29635 (42.50%) .NET
2 29360 (42.10%) C#
3 28188 (40.42%) JavaScript
4 27273 (39.11%) HTML
5 24840 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
6 24195 (34.70%) SQL
7 23847 (34.20%) CSS
8 22658 (32.49%) SQL Server
9 19474 (27.93%) ASP.NET
10 18216 (26.12%) Java
11 17920 (25.70%) MVC
12 15806 (22.67%) jQuery
13 12902 (18.50%) OO
14 12367 (17.73%) TDD
15 12224 (17.53%) Finance
16 10749 (15.41%) Degree
17 10685 (15.32%) Microsoft
18 10342 (14.83%) HTML5
19 10234 (14.68%) XML
20 9365 (13.43%) Web Services
21 9245 (13.26%) PHP
22 9131 (13.09%) Scrum
23 8511 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
24 7958 (11.41%) MySQL
25 7348 (10.54%) Software Engineering
26 7272 (10.43%) WCF
27 7236 (10.38%) Linux
28 6762 (9.70%) Oracle
29 6673 (9.57%) CSS3
30 6660 (9.55%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3356 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 3058 (4.39%) CMS
3 2641 (3.79%) Node.js
4 2257 (3.24%) Apache
5 2020 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 1916 (2.75%) IIS
7 1473 (2.11%) WordPress
8 1350 (1.94%) Drupal
9 924 (1.33%) Umbraco
10 889 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 855 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 844 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 712 (1.02%) WebLogic
14 690 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
15 507 (0.73%) Apache Solr
16 470 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
17 334 (0.48%) nginx
18 319 (0.46%) Joomla!
19 290 (0.42%) SAS
20 277 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5032 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 1589 (2.28%) Photoshop
3 729 (1.05%) MS Office
4 564 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 209 (0.30%) Fireworks
6 158 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 146 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 103 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 103 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 84 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 73 (0.10%) InDesign
11 55 (0.079%) MS Project
12 24 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
13 16 (0.023%) AutoCAD
14 15 (0.022%) XMetaL
15 13 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
15 13 (0.019%) FastStats
16 12 (0.017%) Maya
17 11 (0.016%) PrintSoft PReS
17 11 (0.016%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 923 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 907 (1.30%) Magento
3 218 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 204 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 202 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 190 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 177 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 112 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 94 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
10 84 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 74 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 74 (0.11%) Visualfiles
12 71 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 65 (0.093%) Markit EDM
14 57 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
15 56 (0.080%) Shopify
16 52 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
17 47 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
18 43 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
19 39 (0.056%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 917 (1.31%) SaaS
2 875 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 821 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 499 (0.72%) GitHub
5 227 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 214 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 172 (0.25%) Force.com
8 123 (0.18%) Office 365
9 110 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 110 (0.16%) PaaS
10 78 (0.11%) Trello
11 52 (0.075%) Heroku
12 51 (0.073%) Google App Engine
13 44 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
14 39 (0.056%) IaaS
15 27 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
16 26 (0.037%) Google Apps
17 21 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
18 15 (0.022%) CloudFront
18 15 (0.022%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2169 (3.11%) Internet
2 1482 (2.13%) HTTP
3 783 (1.12%) Intranet
4 533 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 187 (0.27%) LDAP
6 184 (0.26%) DNS
7 179 (0.26%) SSL
8 158 (0.23%) Extranet
9 145 (0.21%) SAN
10 139 (0.20%) Broadband
11 137 (0.20%) FTP
12 124 (0.18%) VoIP
13 108 (0.15%) SSH
14 84 (0.12%) SMTP
15 76 (0.11%) Firewall
16 74 (0.11%) SNMP
17 71 (0.10%) CTI
18 68 (0.098%) Wireless
19 61 (0.087%) AMQP
20 60 (0.086%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22658 (32.49%) SQL Server
2 7958 (11.41%) MySQL
3 4861 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4499 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4422 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3846 (5.52%) Relational Database
7 3059 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 2998 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
9 2487 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2193 (3.14%) NoSQL
11 1992 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 1739 (2.49%) Big Data
13 1692 (2.43%) MongoDB
14 1603 (2.30%) RDBMS
15 1439 (2.06%) Oracle Database
16 1076 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
17 928 (1.33%) Hadoop
18 821 (1.18%) OLAP
19 637 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
20 618 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5740 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 4832 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 4377 (6.28%) Subversion
4 2704 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2495 (3.58%) NUnit
6 2085 (2.99%) Maven
7 1796 (2.58%) JUnit
8 1598 (2.29%) Rhino Mocks
9 1542 (2.21%) Eclipse
10 1429 (2.05%) Jenkins
11 1225 (1.76%) Selenium
12 1173 (1.68%) JIRA
13 1151 (1.65%) Moq
14 910 (1.30%) Ant
15 885 (1.27%) Cucumber
16 774 (1.11%) MSTest
17 722 (1.04%) TeamCity
18 556 (0.80%) Jasmine
19 554 (0.79%) Xcode
20 501 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 12224 (17.53%) Finance
2 3682 (5.28%) Banking
3 3073 (4.41%) Marketing
4 2516 (3.61%) Retail
5 2398 (3.44%) Games
6 2112 (3.03%) Front Office
7 1644 (2.36%) Advertising
8 1567 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 1439 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 811 (1.16%) Back Office
11 750 (1.08%) Publishing
12 685 (0.98%) Legal
12 685 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 641 (0.92%) Law
14 525 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 405 (0.58%) Automotive
16 271 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 177 (0.25%) Electronics
18 162 (0.23%) Multimedia
19 148 (0.21%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29635 (42.50%) .NET
2 27273 (39.11%) HTML
3 23847 (34.20%) CSS
4 19474 (27.93%) ASP.NET
5 15806 (22.67%) jQuery
6 10342 (14.83%) HTML5
7 10234 (14.68%) XML
8 9365 (13.43%) Web Services
9 8511 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7272 (10.43%) WCF
11 6673 (9.57%) CSS3
12 6660 (9.55%) .NET Framework
13 6216 (8.91%) Ajax
14 5686 (8.15%) Spring
15 4209 (6.04%) WPF
16 3630 (5.21%) AngularJS
17 3591 (5.15%) J2EE
18 3582 (5.14%) JSON
19 3578 (5.13%) Hibernate
20 3312 (4.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6649 (9.53%) Computer Science
2 3545 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3274 (4.69%) User Experience
4 3227 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 2649 (3.80%) Open Source
6 2248 (3.22%) Mathematics
7 1400 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 1336 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1175 (1.68%) Derivative
10 1065 (1.53%) Social Media
11 1036 (1.49%) iPhone
12 959 (1.38%) Hedge funds
13 889 (1.27%) N-Tier
14 837 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
15 804 (1.15%) Client/Server
16 782 (1.12%) Fixed Income
17 763 (1.09%) Equities
18 744 (1.07%) Physics
19 721 (1.03%) Visualisation
20 600 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7236 (10.38%) Linux
2 6451 (9.25%) Windows
3 3826 (5.49%) Android
4 3712 (5.32%) UNIX
5 3491 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 322 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 305 (0.44%) Solaris
8 296 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 236 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 197 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 194 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 175 (0.25%) CentOS
13 152 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 151 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 146 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 139 (0.20%) Debian
17 131 (0.19%) AIX
18 129 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 91 (0.13%) Windows 7
20 84 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24840 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17920 (25.70%) MVC
3 12902 (18.50%) OO
4 12367 (17.73%) TDD
5 9131 (13.09%) Scrum
6 7348 (10.54%) Software Engineering
7 6272 (8.99%) E-Commerce
8 5712 (8.19%) Web Development
9 4865 (6.98%) OOP
10 4593 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
11 4346 (6.23%) Unit Testing
12 4276 (6.13%) BDD
13 4166 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
14 3700 (5.31%) Multithreading
15 2924 (4.19%) Mentoring
16 2802 (4.02%) Web Application Development
17 2625 (3.76%) ETL
18 2614 (3.75%) OOD
19 2336 (3.35%) SOA
20 2266 (3.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29360 (42.10%) C#
2 28188 (40.42%) JavaScript
3 24195 (34.70%) SQL
4 18216 (26.12%) Java
5 9245 (13.26%) PHP
6 6258 (8.97%) C++
7 5783 (8.29%) T-SQL
8 4772 (6.84%) VB.NET
9 3931 (5.64%) Python
10 2660 (3.81%) Ruby
11 2390 (3.43%) C
12 2211 (3.17%) VB
13 1795 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 1643 (2.36%) Objective-C
15 1617 (2.32%) PHP5
16 1498 (2.15%) Perl
17 1133 (1.62%) VBA
18 961 (1.38%) Scala
19 757 (1.09%) VB6
20 654 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10749 (15.41%) Degree
2 1395 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 931 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 602 (0.86%) MCSD
5 569 (0.82%) MCTS
6 547 (0.78%) MCP
7 500 (0.72%) PhD
8 494 (0.71%) MCAD
9 484 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 149 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 145 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 95 (0.14%) HND
13 79 (0.11%) MCITP
14 65 (0.093%) MCSE
15 57 (0.082%) CFA
16 54 (0.077%) MCPD
17 52 (0.075%) OCPJP
18 49 (0.070%) ISEB
19 43 (0.062%) Oracle Certification
20 40 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2173 (3.12%) QA
2 345 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 188 (0.27%) SLA
4 105 (0.15%) WCAG
5 71 (0.10%) WAI
6 56 (0.080%) Data Quality
7 55 (0.079%) HL7
8 48 (0.069%) PCI DSS
9 39 (0.056%) EMIR
9 39 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
10 28 (0.040%) Solvency II
11 27 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 20 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 20 (0.029%) GAMP
13 17 (0.024%) UCITS
14 15 (0.022%) Basel III
15 13 (0.019%) TickIT
15 13 (0.019%) COBIT
16 9 (0.013%) Dublin Core
17 8 (0.011%) DO-178B
System Software
1 254 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 124 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (0.11%) Varnish
4 66 (0.095%) HDFS
5 43 (0.062%) Hyper-V
6 39 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (0.029%) KVM
7 20 (0.029%) vSphere
8 17 (0.024%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 16 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.022%) Squid
11 14 (0.020%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.016%) Docker
13 9 (0.013%) NFS
14 8 (0.011%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.011%) Samba
14 8 (0.011%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.009%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.009%) Kamailio
16 5 (0.007%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 399 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 381 (0.55%) Puppet
3 88 (0.13%) Vagrant
4 71 (0.10%) Ansible
5 68 (0.098%) Capistrano
6 60 (0.086%) logstash
6 60 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
7 58 (0.083%) Nagios
8 35 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 34 (0.049%) YUM
10 33 (0.047%) OpenView
10 33 (0.047%) SCOM
11 25 (0.036%) MOM
12 22 (0.032%) Plesk
12 22 (0.032%) StatsD
13 17 (0.024%) Control-M
14 16 (0.023%) Kibana
15 12 (0.017%) Tivoli
15 12 (0.017%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 10 (0.014%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10685 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 6762 (9.70%) Oracle
3 1877 (2.69%) Zend
4 1741 (2.50%) Google
5 1406 (2.02%) Adobe
6 1186 (1.70%) Facebook
7 1114 (1.60%) JBoss
8 802 (1.15%) Twitter
9 789 (1.13%) SAP
10 751 (1.08%) Business Objects
11 707 (1.01%) IBM
12 701 (1.01%) Sybase
13 648 (0.93%) Sitecore
14 614 (0.88%) Cognos
15 554 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 466 (0.67%) Apple
17 400 (0.57%) TIBCO
18 389 (0.56%) Informatica
19 376 (0.54%) EPiServer
20 291 (0.42%) hybris
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