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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 30678 34463 33623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.51% 30.78% 30.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.08% 32.55% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26885 29635 29946
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 2015. 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 28788 £44,000 +3.52% 5067
London -1 11743 £52,500 - 1846
South East 0 5758 £42,000 +5.00% 912
City of London 0 2546 £55,000 +0.91% 595
Yorkshire 0 2191 £37,500 - 378
North West 0 2139 £38,000 +5.55% 561
East of England 0 2097 £40,000 - 300
South West 0 2038 £37,500 +7.14% 429
West Midlands 0 1553 £37,500 - 308
Manchester 0 1309 £37,500 +2.73% 278
Surrey 0 1300 £47,500 +7.95% 175
West Yorkshire -1 1286 £37,500 +2.73% 230
Hampshire 0 1118 £40,000 - 139
East Midlands 0 1028 £40,000 +6.66% 212
Berkshire -3 945 £45,000 +4.65% 163
Leeds -1 915 £40,000 +11.11% 157
Scotland -1 873 £40,000 - 194
Hertfordshire +1 643 £45,000 +12.50% 71
Cambridgeshire 0 641 £42,500 +6.25% 111
Bristol 0 633 £37,500 +7.14% 134
East Sussex 0 583 £40,000 +6.66% 71
Oxfordshire 0 523 £40,000 - 144
Cheshire 0 510 £40,000 +6.66% 163
Brighton 0 504 £40,000 +6.66% 49
Cambridge 0 484 £42,500 +6.25% 86
Buckinghamshire 0 457 £40,000 - 85
Birmingham +1 450 £35,000 - 93
Glasgow 0 437 £40,000 -5.88% 83
North Yorkshire 0 411 £37,500 - 59
West Sussex +1 402 £40,000 - 59

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 26538 (43.06%) JavaScript
2 25999 (42.18%) C#
3 25997 (42.18%) .NET
4 25108 (40.74%) HTML
5 22849 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
6 22106 (35.87%) CSS
7 21592 (35.03%) SQL
8 19861 (32.23%) SQL Server
9 17627 (28.60%) MVC
10 17337 (28.13%) ASP.NET
11 15300 (24.82%) Java
12 14300 (23.20%) jQuery
13 11846 (19.22%) TDD
14 10898 (17.68%) Finance
15 10876 (17.65%) OO
16 10149 (16.47%) HTML5
17 9280 (15.06%) Microsoft
18 8768 (14.23%) Degree
19 8665 (14.06%) PHP
20 8528 (13.84%) XML
21 8496 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
22 8222 (13.34%) Web Services
23 8055 (13.07%) Scrum
24 7123 (11.56%) MySQL
25 6418 (10.41%) CSS3
26 6373 (10.34%) Git (software)
27 6274 (10.18%) .NET Framework
28 6224 (10.10%) WCF
29 6183 (10.03%) Software Engineering
30 6121 (9.93%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3118 (5.06%) Node.js
2 2772 (4.50%) CMS
3 2519 (4.09%) SharePoint
4 1976 (3.21%) Apache
5 1622 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1521 (2.47%) WordPress
7 1485 (2.41%) IIS
8 1199 (1.95%) Drupal
9 1031 (1.67%) JBoss
10 812 (1.32%) Umbraco
11 680 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 659 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
12 659 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 651 (1.06%) WebLogic
14 628 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
15 483 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
16 448 (0.73%) Apache Solr
17 399 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
18 352 (0.57%) nginx
19 322 (0.52%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4204 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1399 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 676 (1.10%) MS Office
4 473 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 283 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 225 (0.37%) PowerPivot
7 179 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 157 (0.25%) MS Visio
9 132 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 74 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 64 (0.10%) InDesign
12 55 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
13 37 (0.060%) AutoCAD
14 32 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
15 28 (0.045%) MS Project
16 21 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
17 19 (0.031%) CPLEX
18 18 (0.029%) Mingle
19 17 (0.028%) GIMP
20 16 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 903 (1.47%) Magento
2 660 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 241 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 211 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 207 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 179 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 141 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 137 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 114 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
10 112 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
11 109 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
12 106 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
13 87 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
14 86 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 73 (0.12%) Markit EDM
16 68 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
17 61 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
18 42 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
19 37 (0.060%) HFM
19 37 (0.060%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1235 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 922 (1.50%) SaaS
3 676 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 502 (0.81%) GitHub
5 226 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 224 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 159 (0.26%) Force.com
8 129 (0.21%) PaaS
9 125 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 125 (0.20%) Office 365
10 93 (0.15%) Heroku
11 71 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (0.070%) Amazon SQS
13 35 (0.057%) Google App Engine
14 33 (0.054%) Trello
14 33 (0.054%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 25 (0.041%) AWS OpsWorks
16 21 (0.034%) IaaS
17 16 (0.026%) Yammer
18 14 (0.023%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1685 (2.73%) Internet
2 1187 (1.93%) HTTP
3 453 (0.74%) Intranet
4 442 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 175 (0.28%) DNS
6 170 (0.28%) Broadband
7 147 (0.24%) LDAP
8 103 (0.17%) SSL
9 101 (0.16%) SSH
10 87 (0.14%) Wireless
11 75 (0.12%) Firewall
12 74 (0.12%) FTP
13 71 (0.12%) Network Security
14 69 (0.11%) VoIP
15 68 (0.11%) Extranet
16 67 (0.11%) SMTP
17 65 (0.11%) Bluetooth
18 58 (0.094%) AMQP
19 55 (0.089%) HTTPS
20 51 (0.083%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19861 (32.23%) SQL Server
2 7123 (11.56%) MySQL
3 3873 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 3615 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3603 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3147 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 2727 (4.42%) NoSQL
8 2575 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
9 2051 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1946 (3.16%) MongoDB
11 1856 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 1526 (2.48%) Big Data
13 1415 (2.30%) Oracle Database
14 1350 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
15 1268 (2.06%) RDBMS
16 1084 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
17 774 (1.26%) Hadoop
18 585 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
19 573 (0.93%) QlikView
20 555 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6373 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 4090 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 3835 (6.22%) Subversion
4 2530 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2411 (3.91%) NUnit
6 1865 (3.03%) Maven
7 1526 (2.48%) JUnit
8 1500 (2.43%) Eclipse
9 1440 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
10 1412 (2.29%) Jenkins
11 1188 (1.93%) Moq
12 1094 (1.78%) JIRA
13 1013 (1.64%) Selenium
14 829 (1.35%) MSTest
15 784 (1.27%) Ant
16 679 (1.10%) TeamCity
17 644 (1.04%) Cucumber
18 637 (1.03%) Xcode
19 564 (0.92%) Jasmine
20 535 (0.87%) Grunt
General
1 10898 (17.68%) Finance
2 3041 (4.93%) Banking
3 2963 (4.81%) Marketing
4 2380 (3.86%) Retail
5 1797 (2.92%) Games
6 1633 (2.65%) Advertising
7 1571 (2.55%) Front Office
8 1456 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 1134 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 715 (1.16%) Back Office
11 554 (0.90%) Publishing
12 522 (0.85%) Legal
13 493 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 432 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 422 (0.68%) Automotive
16 409 (0.66%) Law
17 229 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 210 (0.34%) Electronics
19 200 (0.32%) Multimedia
20 157 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25997 (42.18%) .NET
2 25108 (40.74%) HTML
3 22106 (35.87%) CSS
4 17337 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 14300 (23.20%) jQuery
6 10149 (16.47%) HTML5
7 8528 (13.84%) XML
8 8496 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8222 (13.34%) Web Services
10 6418 (10.41%) CSS3
11 6274 (10.18%) .NET Framework
12 6224 (10.10%) WCF
13 5241 (8.50%) Ajax
14 5223 (8.47%) AngularJS
15 5168 (8.39%) Spring
16 3652 (5.93%) JSON
17 3394 (5.51%) WPF
18 3277 (5.32%) REST
19 3269 (5.30%) RESTful
20 3068 (4.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4927 (7.99%) Computer Science
2 3434 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3182 (5.16%) User Experience
4 3077 (4.99%) Mobile App
5 2462 (3.99%) Open Source
6 1435 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1402 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 1056 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 934 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
10 870 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 866 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 861 (1.40%) Derivative
13 837 (1.36%) Social Media
14 784 (1.27%) N-Tier
15 758 (1.23%) iPhone
16 731 (1.19%) Hedge funds
17 698 (1.13%) Visualisation
18 685 (1.11%) Client/Server
19 609 (0.99%) Fixed Income
20 522 (0.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6121 (9.93%) Linux
2 5587 (9.07%) Windows
3 3428 (5.56%) Android
4 3248 (5.27%) Apple iOS
5 2992 (4.85%) UNIX
6 264 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 243 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 239 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 227 (0.37%) Solaris
10 177 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 156 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 149 (0.24%) CentOS
13 137 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 134 (0.22%) Windows 8
15 131 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 116 (0.19%) Windows 7
17 112 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 80 (0.13%) AIX
19 67 (0.11%) Debian
20 51 (0.083%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22849 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17627 (28.60%) MVC
3 11846 (19.22%) TDD
4 10876 (17.65%) OO
5 8055 (13.07%) Scrum
6 6183 (10.03%) Software Engineering
7 5136 (8.33%) Web Development
8 5016 (8.14%) E-Commerce
9 4569 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4154 (6.74%) OOP
11 4123 (6.69%) BDD
12 4121 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
13 3833 (6.22%) Unit Testing
14 3051 (4.95%) Web Application Development
15 3040 (4.93%) Multithreading
16 2332 (3.78%) OOD
17 2258 (3.66%) Mentoring
18 2257 (3.66%) ETL
19 2178 (3.53%) iOS Development
20 1993 (3.23%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 26538 (43.06%) JavaScript
2 25999 (42.18%) C#
3 21592 (35.03%) SQL
4 15300 (24.82%) Java
5 8665 (14.06%) PHP
6 5220 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 4839 (7.85%) C++
8 4191 (6.80%) VB.NET
9 3123 (5.07%) Python
10 2446 (3.97%) Ruby
11 1996 (3.24%) VB
12 1992 (3.23%) PL/SQL
13 1602 (2.60%) C
14 1527 (2.48%) Objective-C
15 1151 (1.87%) Perl
16 1124 (1.82%) PHP5
17 944 (1.53%) VBA
18 937 (1.52%) Scala
19 666 (1.08%) VB6
20 489 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8768 (14.23%) Degree
2 903 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 816 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 446 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 285 (0.46%) PhD
6 230 (0.37%) MCSD
7 164 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 161 (0.26%) MCP
9 118 (0.19%) Sun Certification
10 115 (0.19%) MCTS
11 84 (0.14%) MCPD
11 84 (0.14%) MCAD
12 65 (0.11%) HND
12 65 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
13 50 (0.081%) OCPJP
14 46 (0.075%) ISEB
15 41 (0.067%) ISTQB
16 34 (0.055%) MCSE
16 34 (0.055%) PMI Certification
17 28 (0.045%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1779 (2.89%) QA
2 215 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 202 (0.33%) SLA
4 69 (0.11%) WAI
5 61 (0.099%) Data Quality
6 60 (0.097%) WCAG
7 54 (0.088%) PCI DSS
8 42 (0.068%) HL7
9 26 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 22 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.036%) PMBOK
11 21 (0.034%) EMIR
11 21 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
12 16 (0.026%) ISO 8583
13 12 (0.019%) TickIT
13 12 (0.019%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.013%) Basel III
14 8 (0.013%) Basel II
15 7 (0.011%) ISO 14001
16 6 (0.010%) DICOM
System Software
1 204 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 126 (0.20%) Varnish
3 123 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (0.18%) Docker
5 90 (0.15%) Firmware
6 58 (0.094%) Hyper-V
7 35 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
8 33 (0.054%) HDFS
8 33 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (0.049%) VirtualBox
10 26 (0.042%) iptables
11 11 (0.018%) LXC
11 11 (0.018%) Platform Symphony
12 10 (0.016%) Apache Flume
13 9 (0.015%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.015%) Xen
14 7 (0.011%) Squid
14 7 (0.011%) Kamailio
14 7 (0.011%) KVM
15 6 (0.010%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 375 (0.61%) Puppet
2 334 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (0.21%) Vagrant
4 110 (0.18%) Ansible
5 56 (0.091%) Capistrano
6 51 (0.083%) logstash
7 47 (0.076%) Nagios
8 43 (0.070%) StatsD
9 39 (0.063%) HP Quality Center
10 35 (0.057%) Control-M
11 32 (0.052%) Kibana
12 29 (0.047%) Graphite
13 24 (0.039%) cPanel
14 23 (0.037%) yum
14 23 (0.037%) Tivoli
15 22 (0.036%) Plesk
16 20 (0.032%) HAProxy
17 16 (0.026%) SCOM
17 16 (0.026%) Data Guard
17 16 (0.026%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9280 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 5991 (9.72%) Oracle
3 1616 (2.62%) Zend
4 1465 (2.38%) Google
5 1082 (1.76%) Facebook
6 1005 (1.63%) Adobe
7 728 (1.18%) Twitter
8 607 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 588 (0.95%) IBM
10 579 (0.94%) Apple
11 574 (0.93%) SAP
12 557 (0.90%) Business Objects
13 509 (0.83%) Sitecore
14 495 (0.80%) Sybase
15 466 (0.76%) Cognos
16 462 (0.75%) Informatica
17 375 (0.61%) Tableau
18 362 (0.59%) TIBCO
19 348 (0.56%) Xamarin
20 335 (0.54%) hybris
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