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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 30277 31920 36616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.30% 28.75% 30.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.44% 29.80% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27091 27904 31639
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 28621 £45,000 - 4336
London +1 12854 £55,000 +4.76% 1814
South East 0 5581 £42,500 - 662
City of London 0 2162 £57,500 +4.54% 395
East of England 0 1902 £42,500 +6.25% 296
Yorkshire 0 1830 £39,500 +5.33% 349
North West 0 1801 £39,000 +4.00% 424
South West 0 1774 £38,000 +1.33% 280
West Midlands 0 1602 £38,500 +2.66% 283
Surrey 0 1233 £45,000 -5.26% 133
West Yorkshire 0 1141 £40,000 - 219
Hampshire 0 1134 £40,000 - 149
Manchester 0 1093 £40,000 +3.89% 253
East Midlands 0 970 £39,000 -2.50% 161
Berkshire +1 921 £45,000 -2.17% 92
Leeds +1 845 £40,000 - 161
Scotland -1 835 £42,500 +6.25% 136
Bristol 0 693 £38,000 +1.33% 89
Cambridgeshire 0 684 £42,500 - 123
Oxfordshire 0 532 £45,000 +12.50% 86
Cambridge 0 492 £42,500 - 100
Buckinghamshire 0 473 £42,500 +7.59% 54
Glasgow 0 460 £42,500 +6.25% 87
Birmingham -1 448 £40,000 +12.67% 84
Reading +6 445 £45,000 -1.09% 37
West Sussex -1 426 £45,000 +9.75% 33
East Sussex 0 421 £42,500 +6.25% 47
Hertfordshire -2 408 £45,000 - 58
Kent 0 400 £37,500 -6.25% 45
Nottinghamshire 0 385 £38,500 -3.75% 52

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26133 (43.61%) JavaScript
2 24797 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22764 (37.99%) C#
4 22683 (37.85%) HTML
5 22235 (37.10%) .NET
6 20574 (34.33%) CSS
7 20182 (33.68%) SQL
8 17853 (29.79%) SQL Server
9 15916 (26.56%) Java
10 15538 (25.93%) MVC
11 14134 (23.59%) ASP.NET
12 12277 (20.49%) jQuery
13 12177 (20.32%) Finance
14 12092 (20.18%) TDD
15 9794 (16.34%) HTML5
16 9675 (16.15%) Web Development
17 9500 (15.85%) AngularJS
18 9236 (15.41%) Degree
19 9105 (15.19%) OO
20 8394 (14.01%) Microsoft
21 8023 (13.39%) Scrum
22 7732 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
23 7403 (12.35%) PHP
24 7333 (12.24%) Web Services
25 7012 (11.70%) Git (software)
26 6889 (11.50%) XML
27 6880 (11.48%) Software Engineering
28 6534 (10.90%) CSS3
29 6309 (10.53%) Computer Science
30 6178 (10.31%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4450 (7.43%) Node.js
2 2311 (3.86%) CMS
3 1670 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 1640 (2.74%) Apache
5 1383 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 1350 (2.25%) IIS
7 1091 (1.82%) WordPress
8 1079 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
9 938 (1.57%) JBoss
10 768 (1.28%) Drupal
11 757 (1.26%) Umbraco
12 655 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 554 (0.92%) Apache Spark
14 504 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
14 504 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 438 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 388 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
16 388 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
17 357 (0.60%) Apache Solr
18 309 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 3752 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 1126 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 482 (0.80%) MS Office
4 379 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 178 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 119 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 114 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 87 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 76 (0.13%) GIMP
10 50 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
11 48 (0.080%) InfoPath
12 42 (0.070%) InDesign
13 27 (0.045%) MS Project
14 26 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
14 26 (0.043%) SPSS
15 21 (0.035%) Gliffy
16 16 (0.027%) HipChat
16 16 (0.027%) Mathematica
17 14 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
18 12 (0.020%) Maya
Business Applications
1 695 (1.16%) Magento
2 558 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 244 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 200 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 160 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 153 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 121 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 111 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 90 (0.15%) Visualfiles
10 87 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 82 (0.14%) Markit EDM
12 72 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
12 72 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
13 64 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
14 56 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 53 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
16 51 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
16 51 (0.085%) SAP Business One
17 49 (0.082%) SAP CRM
18 37 (0.062%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2233 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1943 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1160 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1021 (1.70%) GitHub
5 345 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 261 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 243 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 224 (0.37%) Office 365
9 181 (0.30%) Force.com
10 177 (0.30%) PaaS
11 170 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 145 (0.24%) Heroku
13 125 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 108 (0.18%) IaaS
15 107 (0.18%) Google App Engine
16 49 (0.082%) CloudFront
17 44 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
18 43 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
18 43 (0.072%) Google Compute Engine
19 36 (0.060%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1160 (1.94%) Internet
2 897 (1.50%) HTTP
3 420 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 418 (0.70%) Intranet
5 175 (0.29%) DNS
6 138 (0.23%) SSL
7 112 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 90 (0.15%) SSH
9 85 (0.14%) Firewall
10 83 (0.14%) FTP
11 81 (0.14%) Extranet
12 79 (0.13%) Skype
13 77 (0.13%) Multicast
14 75 (0.13%) Wireless
15 72 (0.12%) LDAP
16 67 (0.11%) Broadband
17 59 (0.098%) SMTP
18 44 (0.073%) VPN
19 42 (0.070%) VoIP
20 41 (0.068%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17853 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 6178 (10.31%) MySQL
3 4293 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3890 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3470 (5.79%) NoSQL
6 3251 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 2801 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2643 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 2419 (4.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 2393 (3.99%) MongoDB
11 2217 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2059 (3.44%) Big Data
13 1731 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 1400 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
15 1300 (2.17%) Oracle Database
16 1288 (2.15%) RDBMS
17 1259 (2.10%) Hadoop
18 835 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
19 789 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
20 739 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7012 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 3692 (6.16%) Visual Studio
3 3092 (5.16%) Subversion
4 2666 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2041 (3.41%) Maven
6 2000 (3.34%) Jenkins
7 1920 (3.20%) NUnit
8 1840 (3.07%) JUnit
9 1513 (2.52%) JIRA
10 1380 (2.30%) Selenium
11 1133 (1.89%) Eclipse
12 1116 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
13 1093 (1.82%) Grunt
14 1024 (1.71%) Moq
15 870 (1.45%) gulp
16 854 (1.43%) TeamCity
17 838 (1.40%) Cucumber
18 749 (1.25%) MSTest
19 737 (1.23%) Jasmine
20 616 (1.03%) Ant
General
1 12177 (20.32%) Finance
2 3112 (5.19%) Banking
3 2586 (4.32%) Marketing
4 2290 (3.82%) Games
5 1931 (3.22%) Retail
6 1577 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 1435 (2.39%) Front Office
8 1194 (1.99%) Advertising
9 935 (1.56%) Law
10 898 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 589 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 582 (0.97%) Legal
13 577 (0.96%) Back Office
14 564 (0.94%) Publishing
15 459 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 327 (0.55%) Electronics
17 313 (0.52%) Automotive
18 302 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
19 159 (0.27%) Billing
20 135 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22683 (37.85%) HTML
2 22235 (37.10%) .NET
3 20574 (34.33%) CSS
4 14134 (23.59%) ASP.NET
5 12277 (20.49%) jQuery
6 9794 (16.34%) HTML5
7 9500 (15.85%) AngularJS
8 7732 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7333 (12.24%) Web Services
10 6889 (11.50%) XML
11 6534 (10.90%) CSS3
12 5358 (8.94%) Spring
13 5166 (8.62%) .NET Framework
14 5004 (8.35%) WCF
15 4028 (6.72%) RESTful
16 3992 (6.66%) Ajax
17 3853 (6.43%) REST
18 3787 (6.32%) JSON
19 3545 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 3100 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6309 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 3798 (6.34%) User Experience
3 3412 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2655 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 1941 (3.24%) Mathematics
6 1350 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1298 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 1090 (1.82%) Hedge funds
9 1074 (1.79%) Visualisation
10 901 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 889 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 876 (1.46%) Fintech
13 768 (1.28%) Equities
14 765 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
15 660 (1.10%) iPad
16 646 (1.08%) Derivative
17 530 (0.88%) Fixed Income
18 529 (0.88%) N-Tier
19 521 (0.87%) Social Media
20 512 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5879 (9.81%) Linux
2 5075 (8.47%) Windows
3 3041 (5.07%) Android
4 2860 (4.77%) Apple iOS
5 2633 (4.39%) Unix
6 519 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 268 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 266 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 197 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 195 (0.33%) Debian
11 175 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 165 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 145 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 114 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 112 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 100 (0.17%) CentOS
17 98 (0.16%) AIX
18 80 (0.13%) Solaris
19 76 (0.13%) Windows 7
20 66 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24797 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15538 (25.93%) MVC
3 12092 (20.18%) TDD
4 9675 (16.15%) Web Development
5 9105 (15.19%) OO
6 8023 (13.39%) Scrum
7 6880 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 5577 (9.31%) Front End Development
9 4852 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
10 4764 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
11 4604 (7.68%) E-Commerce
12 4470 (7.46%) BDD
13 4059 (6.77%) OOP
14 4021 (6.71%) Unit Testing
15 3876 (6.47%) SDLC
16 3012 (5.03%) Multithreading
17 2753 (4.59%) ETL
18 2569 (4.29%) Mentoring
19 2539 (4.24%) Open Source
20 2505 (4.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26133 (43.61%) JavaScript
2 22764 (37.99%) C#
3 20182 (33.68%) SQL
4 15916 (26.56%) Java
5 7403 (12.35%) PHP
6 5127 (8.56%) T-SQL
7 4959 (8.28%) C++
8 4677 (7.80%) Python
9 3010 (5.02%) VB.NET
10 2614 (4.36%) Ruby
11 2023 (3.38%) PL/SQL
12 1743 (2.91%) C
13 1660 (2.77%) Scala
14 1544 (2.58%) VB
15 1409 (2.35%) Objective-C
16 934 (1.56%) Perl
17 714 (1.19%) VBA
18 632 (1.05%) Apple Swift
19 555 (0.93%) Shell Script
20 489 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9236 (15.41%) Degree
2 812 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 760 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 410 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 352 (0.59%) PhD
6 151 (0.25%) MCSD
7 139 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 123 (0.21%) MCP
9 122 (0.20%) MCTS
10 120 (0.20%) Sun Certification
11 104 (0.17%) HND
12 89 (0.15%) ISEB
13 73 (0.12%) ISTQB
14 63 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
15 61 (0.10%) MCAD
16 58 (0.097%) MCPD
17 52 (0.087%) MCSE
18 39 (0.065%) PMI Certification
18 39 (0.065%) SAS Certification
19 34 (0.057%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1980 (3.30%) QA
2 393 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 192 (0.32%) SLA
4 89 (0.15%) MiFID
5 76 (0.13%) SDET
6 52 (0.087%) ISO 9001
7 39 (0.065%) WAI
8 38 (0.063%) PCI DSS
9 35 (0.058%) SEPA
10 34 (0.057%) WCAG
11 28 (0.047%) AIFMD
12 26 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 24 (0.040%) Solvency II
14 12 (0.020%) GAMP
15 11 (0.018%) HL7
16 10 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 7816
17 8 (0.013%) Disclosure Scotland
18 4 (0.007%) Basel III
18 4 (0.007%) FINREP
19 3 (0.005%) EMIR
System Software
1 744 (1.24%) Docker
2 166 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 148 (0.25%) Varnish
4 133 (0.22%) HDFS
5 129 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 69 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 58 (0.097%) Firmware
8 33 (0.055%) Hyper-V
9 30 (0.050%) VirtualBox
10 28 (0.047%) Cygwin
11 19 (0.032%) Xen
12 18 (0.030%) Apache Flume
13 14 (0.023%) KVM
14 13 (0.022%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.018%) XenApp
15 11 (0.018%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.015%) iptables
17 7 (0.012%) Cronacle
17 7 (0.012%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 453 (0.76%) Puppet
2 281 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 202 (0.34%) Ansible
4 107 (0.18%) Control-M
5 77 (0.13%) Kibana
6 74 (0.12%) Mesos
7 60 (0.10%) logstash
8 55 (0.092%) Salt
9 54 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
10 42 (0.070%) Kubernetes
11 35 (0.058%) Grafana
11 35 (0.058%) Nagios
12 33 (0.055%) StatsD
13 30 (0.050%) SCCM
14 26 (0.043%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 24 (0.040%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 24 (0.040%) HAProxy
16 22 (0.037%) BladeLogic
17 21 (0.035%) yum
18 19 (0.032%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8394 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 5790 (9.66%) Oracle
3 1539 (2.57%) Google
4 1026 (1.71%) Zend
5 986 (1.65%) Adobe
6 913 (1.52%) SAP
7 717 (1.20%) Facebook
8 645 (1.08%) IBM
9 584 (0.97%) Apple
10 564 (0.94%) Tableau
11 536 (0.89%) Twitter
12 534 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 524 (0.87%) Sitecore
14 473 (0.79%) Informatica
15 369 (0.62%) Xamarin
16 359 (0.60%) Sybase
17 326 (0.54%) Cognos
18 294 (0.49%) EPiServer
19 293 (0.49%) hybris
20 253 (0.42%) TIBCO
West London
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Energon People
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Knowit
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + equity
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago