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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 25303 29332 29995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.49% 29.38% 28.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.61% 30.45% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22473 26141 26522
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 23700 £45,000 - 3921
London 0 9931 £57,500 +4.54% 1599
South East 0 4310 £42,500 - 576
North West 0 2060 £40,000 - 388
East of England 0 1868 £42,500 - 299
South West -1 1613 £41,500 +10.66% 248
City of London 0 1466 £60,000 +4.34% 359
Yorkshire 0 1445 £40,000 - 291
Manchester 0 1363 £40,000 - 217
West Midlands 0 1307 £40,000 - 269
Hampshire 0 959 £40,000 - 132
East Midlands 0 904 £40,000 +3.89% 184
West Yorkshire 0 898 £40,000 - 189
Berkshire +2 799 £45,000 - 105
Scotland +2 769 £45,000 +7.14% 107
Surrey 0 717 £45,000 -5.26% 88
Leeds 0 674 £42,500 +3.65% 142
Bristol -1 646 £45,000 +12.50% 94
Hertfordshire 0 643 £45,000 - 89
Cambridgeshire 0 572 £42,500 +6.25% 104
Oxfordshire 0 458 £42,500 -5.55% 81
Birmingham 0 448 £40,000 - 94
Buckinghamshire 0 422 £42,500 +1.79% 49
Cambridge -1 404 £40,000 -11.11% 81
Glasgow 0 392 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Wales 0 383 £37,500 +4.16% 54
Nottinghamshire -1 362 £42,250 +12.66% 80
Reading +3 345 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Cheshire 0 334 £40,000 +6.66% 87
Nottingham -1 325 £42,500 +13.33% 67

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 23786 (45.26%) JavaScript
2 22539 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21120 (40.19%) C#
4 20557 (39.12%) HTML
5 20535 (39.07%) .NET
6 18484 (35.17%) CSS
7 16675 (31.73%) SQL
8 14956 (28.46%) SQL Server
9 14515 (27.62%) MVC
10 13757 (26.18%) Java
11 12968 (24.68%) ASP.NET
12 11084 (21.09%) TDD
13 10639 (20.24%) AngularJS
14 10058 (19.14%) Finance
15 9736 (18.53%) jQuery
16 8417 (16.02%) HTML5
17 8400 (15.98%) Web Development
18 7829 (14.90%) OO
19 7561 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
20 7513 (14.30%) Scrum
21 7241 (13.78%) Microsoft
22 6910 (13.15%) Git (software)
23 6828 (12.99%) Degree
24 6315 (12.02%) PHP
25 6167 (11.73%) Web Services
26 5912 (11.25%) Software Engineering
27 5290 (10.07%) MySQL
28 5193 (9.88%) CSS3
29 5046 (9.60%) Front End Development
30 5001 (9.52%) 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 2023 (3.85%) CMS
2 1288 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 1230 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
4 1218 (2.32%) Apache
5 1102 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 1075 (2.05%) WordPress
7 978 (1.86%) IIS
8 831 (1.58%) JBoss
9 666 (1.27%) Drupal
10 663 (1.26%) Apache Spark
11 660 (1.26%) Umbraco
12 651 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 472 (0.90%) WebLogic
14 377 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
15 371 (0.71%) Apache Solr
16 363 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
17 319 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 282 (0.54%) Jetty
19 279 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
20 276 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 2832 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 816 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 337 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 322 (0.61%) MS Office
5 136 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 69 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 67 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 47 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
9 44 (0.084%) InfoPath
10 39 (0.074%) InDesign
11 28 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
12 26 (0.049%) InVision
12 26 (0.049%) SPSS
13 19 (0.036%) GIMP
14 13 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
15 12 (0.023%) HipChat
16 10 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
16 10 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
17 8 (0.015%) Simulink
18 7 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 675 (1.28%) Magento
2 568 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 215 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 153 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 100 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 97 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 96 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 95 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 70 (0.13%) Visualfiles
10 69 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 68 (0.13%) SAP BPC
12 61 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
13 52 (0.099%) SAP CRM
14 51 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
15 40 (0.076%) Markit EDM
16 36 (0.068%) Shopify
17 35 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
18 32 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
19 30 (0.057%) SAP MM
20 29 (0.055%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2539 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2512 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 964 (1.83%) SaaS
4 901 (1.71%) GitHub
5 228 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 221 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 202 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 197 (0.37%) Office 365
9 186 (0.35%) PaaS
10 185 (0.35%) Google Play
11 153 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 117 (0.22%) Heroku
13 96 (0.18%) Force.com
14 94 (0.18%) IaaS
15 78 (0.15%) Amazon S3
16 67 (0.13%) Slack
17 64 (0.12%) Google App Engine
18 50 (0.095%) AWS Lambda
19 47 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
20 46 (0.088%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1162 (2.21%) Internet
2 1035 (1.97%) HTTP
3 356 (0.68%) Intranet
4 268 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 134 (0.25%) SSL
6 122 (0.23%) FTP
7 105 (0.20%) DNS
8 92 (0.18%) Skype
9 90 (0.17%) Broadband
10 79 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 79 (0.15%) LDAP
11 69 (0.13%) SSH
12 55 (0.10%) Firewall
13 53 (0.10%) ATM
14 45 (0.086%) Extranet
15 43 (0.082%) Wireshark
16 42 (0.080%) 3G
16 42 (0.080%) 4G
17 41 (0.078%) SMTP
18 38 (0.072%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14956 (28.46%) SQL Server
2 5290 (10.07%) MySQL
3 3659 (6.96%) NoSQL
4 2862 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2564 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 2546 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 2535 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 2465 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2011 (3.83%) Big Data
10 1984 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
11 1666 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 1479 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1347 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 1253 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
15 1117 (2.13%) Hadoop
16 863 (1.64%) RDBMS
17 859 (1.63%) Oracle Database
18 806 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
19 779 (1.48%) Redis
20 475 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6910 (13.15%) Git (software)
2 2901 (5.52%) Visual Studio
3 2423 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 2289 (4.36%) Subversion
5 2019 (3.84%) Jenkins
6 1693 (3.22%) Maven
7 1635 (3.11%) JIRA
8 1442 (2.74%) NUnit
9 1230 (2.34%) JUnit
10 1148 (2.18%) Grunt
11 1146 (2.18%) gulp
12 1144 (2.18%) Selenium
13 897 (1.71%) TeamCity
14 789 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
15 750 (1.43%) Moq
16 611 (1.16%) Cucumber
17 609 (1.16%) Jasmine
18 601 (1.14%) Eclipse
19 570 (1.08%) Gradle
20 560 (1.07%) MSTest
General
1 10058 (19.14%) Finance
2 3499 (6.66%) Banking
3 2159 (4.11%) Marketing
4 1802 (3.43%) Retail
5 1783 (3.39%) Games
6 1466 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 1378 (2.62%) Advertising
8 1000 (1.90%) Front Office
9 942 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 605 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 570 (1.08%) Legal
12 489 (0.93%) Law
13 474 (0.90%) Publishing
14 434 (0.83%) Back Office
15 356 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 333 (0.63%) Electronics
17 299 (0.57%) Automotive
18 210 (0.40%) Music Industry
19 186 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
20 106 (0.20%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20557 (39.12%) HTML
2 20535 (39.07%) .NET
3 18484 (35.17%) CSS
4 12968 (24.68%) ASP.NET
5 10639 (20.24%) AngularJS
6 9736 (18.53%) jQuery
7 8417 (16.02%) HTML5
8 7561 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6167 (11.73%) Web Services
10 5193 (9.88%) CSS3
11 4965 (9.45%) XML
12 4951 (9.42%) .NET Framework
13 4760 (9.06%) Node.js
14 4562 (8.68%) WCF
15 4247 (8.08%) Spring
16 4160 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4109 (7.82%) RESTful
18 3951 (7.52%) REST
19 3223 (6.13%) React
20 3082 (5.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5001 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 3359 (6.39%) User Experience
3 2513 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2272 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 1534 (2.92%) Mathematics
6 1321 (2.51%) Fintech
7 1309 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1214 (2.31%) Algorithms
9 886 (1.69%) Visualisation
10 855 (1.63%) Data Structures
11 741 (1.41%) iPad
12 686 (1.31%) Hedge funds
13 664 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 598 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
15 571 (1.09%) Client/Server
16 552 (1.05%) Derivative
17 529 (1.01%) Equities
18 489 (0.93%) Physics
19 412 (0.78%) Social Media
20 381 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4943 (9.41%) Linux
2 3272 (6.23%) Windows
3 2011 (3.83%) Android
4 1983 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 1871 (3.56%) Unix
6 370 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 193 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 148 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 119 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 106 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 96 (0.18%) CentOS
12 93 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 68 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 63 (0.12%) Debian
14 63 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 49 (0.093%) Solaris
16 41 (0.078%) Windows 7
17 38 (0.072%) Windows 8
18 37 (0.070%) Windows 10
19 35 (0.067%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22539 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14515 (27.62%) MVC
3 11084 (21.09%) TDD
4 8400 (15.98%) Web Development
5 7829 (14.90%) OO
6 7513 (14.30%) Scrum
7 5912 (11.25%) Software Engineering
8 5046 (9.60%) Front End Development
9 4492 (8.55%) BDD
10 4039 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 3897 (7.42%) SDLC
12 3772 (7.18%) E-Commerce
13 3511 (6.68%) OOP
14 3473 (6.61%) Unit Testing
15 3168 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
16 2452 (4.67%) Mentoring
17 2411 (4.59%) Web Application Development
18 2390 (4.55%) Multithreading
19 2052 (3.90%) Kanban
20 1934 (3.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23786 (45.26%) JavaScript
2 21120 (40.19%) C#
3 16675 (31.73%) SQL
4 13757 (26.18%) Java
5 6315 (12.02%) PHP
6 4329 (8.24%) Python
7 4016 (7.64%) T-SQL
8 3691 (7.02%) C++
9 2408 (4.58%) VB.NET
10 2380 (4.53%) Ruby
11 1902 (3.62%) Scala
12 1278 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 1254 (2.39%) C
14 988 (1.88%) VB
15 921 (1.75%) Objective-C
16 784 (1.49%) TypeScript
17 730 (1.39%) Perl
18 682 (1.30%) ES6
19 675 (1.28%) Apple Swift
20 620 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6828 (12.99%) Degree
2 725 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 507 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 400 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 310 (0.59%) PhD
6 171 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 85 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 84 (0.16%) MCSD
9 83 (0.16%) MCP
10 68 (0.13%) MCTS
11 49 (0.093%) HND
11 49 (0.093%) MySQL Certification
12 44 (0.084%) MCAD
13 43 (0.082%) ISEB
14 33 (0.063%) ISTQB
15 32 (0.061%) Sun Certification
16 27 (0.051%) Postgraduate
17 20 (0.038%) DBS Check
18 19 (0.036%) Siebel Certification
19 18 (0.034%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1569 (2.99%) QA
2 164 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 130 (0.25%) SLA
4 117 (0.22%) SDET
5 97 (0.18%) WAI
6 91 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 77 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 66 (0.13%) MiFID
9 48 (0.091%) WCAG
10 33 (0.063%) HL7
11 31 (0.059%) ISO 14001
12 21 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
13 14 (0.027%) EMIR
14 9 (0.017%) SEPA
15 7 (0.013%) Basel III
16 6 (0.011%) Disclosure Scotland
16 6 (0.011%) ISO 8583
16 6 (0.011%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.008%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1136 (2.16%) Docker
2 118 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 107 (0.20%) HDFS
5 91 (0.17%) Varnish
6 83 (0.16%) Firmware
7 75 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 74 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 48 (0.091%) KVM
10 34 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
11 22 (0.042%) Apache Flume
12 19 (0.036%) Hyper-V
13 16 (0.030%) Samba
13 16 (0.030%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (0.030%) VirtualBox
14 14 (0.027%) vSphere
15 13 (0.025%) LXC
15 13 (0.025%) Squid
16 6 (0.011%) NFS
16 6 (0.011%) Xen
Systems Management
1 624 (1.19%) Puppet
2 481 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 449 (0.85%) Ansible
4 205 (0.39%) Kibana
5 154 (0.29%) Kubernetes
6 93 (0.18%) logstash
7 84 (0.16%) Control-M
8 73 (0.14%) Salt
9 66 (0.13%) Grafana
10 59 (0.11%) Mesos
11 56 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 55 (0.10%) Graphite
13 53 (0.10%) WSUS
14 51 (0.097%) Terraform
15 42 (0.080%) Capistrano
16 30 (0.057%) Hadoop YARN
17 26 (0.049%) Packer
18 25 (0.048%) Nagios
18 25 (0.048%) Oozie
19 24 (0.046%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7241 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 3855 (7.34%) Oracle
3 1297 (2.47%) Google
4 851 (1.62%) Zend
5 748 (1.42%) SAP
6 738 (1.40%) Adobe
7 556 (1.06%) Xamarin
8 548 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 517 (0.98%) Tableau
10 466 (0.89%) Facebook
11 460 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 403 (0.77%) IBM
13 383 (0.73%) Sybase
14 371 (0.71%) Apple
15 317 (0.60%) EPiServer
16 296 (0.56%) Twitter
17 261 (0.50%) TIBCO
18 256 (0.49%) Cognos
19 196 (0.37%) Informatica
20 173 (0.33%) Talend
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + bonus + work from home
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health + work fr
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-47k
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday