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

Location
3 months to
1 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 34017 32712 35302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.30% 30.37% 30.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.03% 32.23% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29395 28827 31808
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 1 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 31961 £42,500 +6.25% 4352
London 0 13866 £52,500 +5.00% 1756
South East 0 6054 £40,000 - 652
City of London 0 3403 £52,500 - 650
North West 0 2590 £37,500 +7.14% 514
East of England 0 2138 £40,000 +6.66% 290
South West 0 2076 £37,500 +7.14% 314
Yorkshire 0 2002 £36,250 +6.61% 342
West Midlands 0 1728 £37,500 +7.14% 218
Manchester 0 1461 £37,500 +7.14% 308
Surrey 0 1366 £45,000 +9.75% 130
East Midlands 0 1237 £37,500 +7.14% 196
West Yorkshire 0 1180 £36,250 +5.07% 186
Hampshire 0 1145 £37,500 +4.16% 123
Scotland 0 1122 £40,000 - 187
Berkshire -5 1019 £40,000 - 102
Leeds 0 839 £37,500 +7.14% 100
Cambridgeshire 0 718 £40,000 - 98
East Sussex 0 665 £40,000 +14.28% 53
Cheshire 0 636 £35,000 - 103
Hertfordshire 0 617 £42,500 +13.33% 78
Brighton 0 609 £40,000 +14.28% 40
Glasgow 0 596 £39,500 -1.25% 92
Buckinghamshire 0 570 £38,500 +2.66% 57
Oxfordshire 0 550 £37,500 - 86
Birmingham +1 529 £37,500 +1.35% 71
Cambridge 0 519 £41,500 +3.75% 79
Bristol 0 518 £40,000 +14.28% 98
Nottinghamshire 0 445 £35,500 +1.42% 49
North Yorkshire 0 441 £37,500 +7.14% 67

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 29741 (42.57%) .NET
2 29414 (42.10%) C#
3 28225 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 27274 (39.04%) HTML
5 24315 (34.80%) SQL
6 23766 (34.02%) CSS
7 22679 (32.46%) SQL Server
8 19516 (27.93%) ASP.NET
9 18369 (26.29%) Java
10 17860 (25.56%) MVC
11 15820 (22.64%) jQuery
12 13029 (18.65%) OO
13 12590 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
14 12354 (17.68%) TDD
15 12169 (17.42%) Finance
16 10812 (15.48%) Microsoft
17 10795 (15.45%) Degree
18 10347 (14.81%) HTML5
19 10319 (14.77%) XML
20 9378 (13.42%) Web Services
21 9363 (13.40%) PHP
22 9185 (13.15%) Scrum
23 8472 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
24 7997 (11.45%) MySQL
25 7413 (10.61%) Software Engineering
26 7363 (10.54%) WCF
27 7336 (10.50%) Linux
28 6806 (9.74%) Oracle
29 6703 (9.59%) Computer Science
30 6648 (9.52%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3295 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 3048 (4.36%) CMS
3 2633 (3.77%) Node.js
4 2268 (3.25%) Apache
5 2069 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 1884 (2.70%) IIS
7 1463 (2.09%) WordPress
8 1365 (1.95%) Drupal
9 903 (1.29%) Umbraco
10 874 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 848 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 818 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 700 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 689 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
15 492 (0.70%) Apache Solr
16 469 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
17 324 (0.46%) Joomla!
18 304 (0.44%) nginx
19 296 (0.42%) SAS
20 266 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5026 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 1574 (2.25%) Photoshop
3 727 (1.04%) MS Office
4 543 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 205 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 170 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 110 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 108 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 95 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 81 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 76 (0.11%) InDesign
12 60 (0.086%) MS Project
13 27 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
14 18 (0.026%) XMetaL
15 14 (0.020%) AutoCAD
15 14 (0.020%) Acrobat
16 13 (0.019%) FastStats
16 13 (0.019%) GIMP
17 12 (0.017%) Maya
18 11 (0.016%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 946 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 926 (1.33%) Magento
3 217 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 211 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 205 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 193 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 189 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 110 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 90 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 87 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
11 78 (0.11%) WebTrends
12 77 (0.11%) Visualfiles
13 74 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 63 (0.090%) Markit EDM
15 53 (0.076%) Shopify
15 53 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
16 49 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
17 45 (0.064%) Dynamics GP
18 43 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
18 43 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 944 (1.35%) SaaS
2 853 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 840 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 482 (0.69%) GitHub
5 237 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 204 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 174 (0.25%) Force.com
8 126 (0.18%) Office 365
9 122 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 119 (0.17%) PaaS
11 66 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
12 65 (0.093%) Trello
13 59 (0.084%) Google App Engine
14 57 (0.082%) Heroku
15 42 (0.060%) IaaS
16 35 (0.050%) ElastiCache
16 35 (0.050%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 27 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
17 27 (0.039%) Google Apps
18 21 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2170 (3.11%) Internet
2 1503 (2.15%) HTTP
3 735 (1.05%) Intranet
4 556 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 186 (0.27%) DNS
6 181 (0.26%) LDAP
7 175 (0.25%) SSL
8 150 (0.21%) Extranet
9 149 (0.21%) SAN
10 139 (0.20%) FTP
11 126 (0.18%) VoIP
12 118 (0.17%) Broadband
13 110 (0.16%) SSH
14 88 (0.13%) SMTP
15 80 (0.11%) Firewall
16 78 (0.11%) SNMP
17 68 (0.097%) CTI
18 65 (0.093%) Network Security
19 63 (0.090%) AMQP
19 63 (0.090%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22679 (32.46%) SQL Server
2 7997 (11.45%) MySQL
3 4951 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4446 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4388 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3832 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 3159 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 2968 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2414 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2176 (3.11%) NoSQL
11 2074 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 1816 (2.60%) Big Data
13 1722 (2.46%) MongoDB
14 1641 (2.35%) RDBMS
15 1472 (2.11%) Oracle Database
16 1077 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
17 971 (1.39%) Hadoop
18 813 (1.16%) OLAP
19 637 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 633 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5567 (7.97%) Git (software)
2 4820 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 4378 (6.27%) Subversion
4 2677 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2452 (3.51%) NUnit
6 2110 (3.02%) Maven
7 1795 (2.57%) JUnit
8 1559 (2.23%) Eclipse
9 1538 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
10 1410 (2.02%) Jenkins
11 1227 (1.76%) Selenium
12 1131 (1.62%) JIRA
13 1130 (1.62%) Moq
14 929 (1.33%) Ant
15 858 (1.23%) Cucumber
16 791 (1.13%) MSTest
17 671 (0.96%) TeamCity
18 555 (0.79%) Xcode
19 532 (0.76%) Jasmine
20 499 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 12169 (17.42%) Finance
2 3629 (5.19%) Banking
3 3153 (4.51%) Marketing
4 2456 (3.52%) Retail
5 2418 (3.46%) Games
6 2104 (3.01%) Front Office
7 1656 (2.37%) Advertising
8 1578 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 1442 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 796 (1.14%) Back Office
11 792 (1.13%) Publishing
12 678 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 668 (0.96%) Legal
14 644 (0.92%) Law
15 546 (0.78%) Manufacturing
16 401 (0.57%) Automotive
17 285 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 193 (0.28%) Electronics
19 155 (0.22%) Billing
20 153 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29741 (42.57%) .NET
2 27274 (39.04%) HTML
3 23766 (34.02%) CSS
4 19516 (27.93%) ASP.NET
5 15820 (22.64%) jQuery
6 10347 (14.81%) HTML5
7 10319 (14.77%) XML
8 9378 (13.42%) Web Services
9 8472 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7363 (10.54%) WCF
11 6648 (9.52%) CSS3
12 6607 (9.46%) .NET Framework
13 6335 (9.07%) Ajax
14 5760 (8.24%) Spring
15 4371 (6.26%) WPF
16 3671 (5.25%) JSON
17 3640 (5.21%) J2EE
18 3610 (5.17%) Hibernate
19 3476 (4.98%) AngularJS
20 3378 (4.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6703 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 3339 (4.78%) Mobile App
3 2707 (3.87%) Open Source
4 2286 (3.27%) Mathematics
5 1422 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1334 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1208 (1.73%) Derivative
8 1097 (1.57%) Social Media
9 1064 (1.52%) iPhone
10 974 (1.39%) Hedge funds
11 898 (1.29%) N-Tier
12 831 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
13 817 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 801 (1.15%) Equities
15 771 (1.10%) Fixed Income
16 761 (1.09%) Physics
17 680 (0.97%) Visualisation
18 613 (0.88%) iPad
19 506 (0.72%) Management Information System
20 487 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7336 (10.50%) Linux
2 6553 (9.38%) Windows
3 3880 (5.55%) Android
4 3776 (5.40%) UNIX
5 3532 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 337 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 309 (0.44%) Solaris
8 293 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 237 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 187 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 178 (0.25%) CentOS
12 177 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 168 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 151 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 146 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 140 (0.20%) AIX
17 134 (0.19%) Debian
18 124 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 92 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
20 82 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17860 (25.56%) MVC
2 13029 (18.65%) OO
3 12590 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
4 12354 (17.68%) TDD
5 9185 (13.15%) Scrum
6 7413 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 6173 (8.84%) E-Commerce
8 5753 (8.23%) Web Development
9 4888 (7.00%) OOP
10 4530 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
11 4397 (6.29%) Unit Testing
12 4195 (6.00%) BDD
13 4111 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 3711 (5.31%) Multithreading
15 2780 (3.98%) Web Application Development
16 2598 (3.72%) ETL
17 2589 (3.71%) OOD
18 2314 (3.31%) SOA
18 2314 (3.31%) iOS Development
19 2137 (3.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29414 (42.10%) C#
2 28225 (40.40%) JavaScript
3 24315 (34.80%) SQL
4 18369 (26.29%) Java
5 9363 (13.40%) PHP
6 6341 (9.08%) C++
7 5821 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 4755 (6.81%) VB.NET
9 4009 (5.74%) Python
10 2645 (3.79%) Ruby
11 2404 (3.44%) C
12 2186 (3.13%) VB
13 1776 (2.54%) PL/SQL
14 1678 (2.40%) Objective-C
15 1593 (2.28%) PHP5
16 1512 (2.16%) Perl
17 1112 (1.59%) VBA
18 1034 (1.48%) Scala
19 756 (1.08%) VB6
20 682 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10795 (15.45%) Degree
2 1489 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 904 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 667 (0.95%) MCSD
5 639 (0.91%) MCTS
6 633 (0.91%) MCP
7 563 (0.81%) MCAD
8 534 (0.76%) PhD
9 446 (0.64%) SC Cleared
10 142 (0.20%) Sun Certification
11 132 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 95 (0.14%) HND
13 87 (0.12%) MCITP
14 68 (0.097%) MCSE
15 57 (0.082%) CFA
16 56 (0.080%) ISEB
17 52 (0.074%) MCPD
18 46 (0.066%) OCPJP
19 42 (0.060%) Postgraduate
19 42 (0.060%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2181 (3.12%) QA
2 351 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 171 (0.24%) SLA
4 102 (0.15%) WCAG
5 71 (0.10%) WAI
6 61 (0.087%) Data Quality
7 57 (0.082%) HL7
8 40 (0.057%) PCI DSS
8 40 (0.057%) EMIR
9 37 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
10 29 (0.042%) Solvency II
11 24 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 23 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 20 (0.029%) GAMP
14 17 (0.024%) UCITS
15 15 (0.021%) Basel III
15 15 (0.021%) TickIT
16 13 (0.019%) ISO 8583
16 13 (0.019%) COBIT
17 8 (0.011%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 253 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 128 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (0.12%) Varnish
4 67 (0.096%) HDFS
5 40 (0.057%) Hyper-V
6 39 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
7 24 (0.034%) KVM
8 20 (0.029%) vSphere
9 19 (0.027%) Squid
10 18 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.019%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.019%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (0.013%) Samba
12 9 (0.013%) NFS
13 8 (0.011%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.011%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.011%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.010%) Docker
15 6 (0.009%) Kamailio
16 5 (0.007%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 410 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 397 (0.57%) Puppet
3 88 (0.13%) Vagrant
4 64 (0.092%) Capistrano
5 62 (0.089%) Ansible
6 58 (0.083%) Nagios
7 56 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
8 51 (0.073%) logstash
9 35 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 34 (0.049%) Plesk
11 33 (0.047%) YUM
11 33 (0.047%) OpenView
11 33 (0.047%) SCOM
12 24 (0.034%) MOM
13 20 (0.029%) Control-M
14 15 (0.021%) StatsD
15 13 (0.019%) Kibana
15 13 (0.019%) HAProxy
16 12 (0.017%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 11 (0.016%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10812 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 6806 (9.74%) Oracle
3 1877 (2.69%) Zend
4 1781 (2.55%) Google
5 1375 (1.97%) Adobe
6 1158 (1.66%) Facebook
7 1153 (1.65%) JBoss
8 787 (1.13%) Twitter
9 759 (1.09%) SAP
10 729 (1.04%) Business Objects
11 687 (0.98%) Sybase
12 669 (0.96%) IBM
13 650 (0.93%) Sitecore
14 601 (0.86%) Cognos
15 548 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
16 465 (0.67%) Apple
17 404 (0.58%) TIBCO
18 394 (0.56%) Informatica
19 377 (0.54%) EPiServer
20 304 (0.44%) hybris
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pention, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Bens!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hull, North Humberside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £19000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens!
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago