The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 37101 34055 39418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.64% 30.63% 31.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.42% 32.35% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31994 30263 35922
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 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England 0 34721 £42,500 +6.25% 4855
London 0 15350 £52,500 +5.00% 1878
South East 0 6697 £40,000 - 774
City of London 0 3539 £53,000 +4.95% 633
North West 0 2657 £35,000 +4.47% 489
East of England 0 2574 £40,000 +6.66% 393
Yorkshire 0 2308 £37,500 +15.38% 391
South West 0 1970 £35,000 - 384
Surrey 0 1582 £45,000 +12.50% 164
Manchester 0 1518 £36,000 +6.66% 269
West Midlands 0 1490 £37,500 +7.14% 253
East Midlands 0 1424 £37,500 +7.14% 213
West Yorkshire 0 1406 £37,500 +11.94% 268
Scotland 0 1398 £40,000 +11.11% 194
Berkshire 0 1180 £42,500 - 139
Hampshire 0 1126 £40,000 +6.66% 141
Leeds 0 1045 £37,500 +10.29% 177
Oxfordshire 0 838 £40,000 +1.26% 119
Cambridgeshire 0 824 £40,000 +6.66% 150
Glasgow 0 739 £40,000 - 76
Bristol 0 689 £36,000 +2.85% 131
Hertfordshire 0 656 £40,000 - 98
Cheshire 0 632 £36,000 +10.76% 105
Cambridge 0 628 £40,000 +3.89% 104
East Sussex 0 566 £37,500 +7.14% 38
North Yorkshire 0 566 £37,500 +15.38% 66
Buckinghamshire -1 545 £40,000 +3.89% 62
Brighton 0 515 £37,500 +7.14% 34
Nottinghamshire 0 486 £36,750 +5.00% 80
Edinburgh 0 467 £38,500 +10.00% 62

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29616 (42.95%) .NET
2 29068 (42.15%) C#
3 27204 (39.45%) JavaScript
4 26759 (38.81%) HTML
5 24182 (35.07%) SQL
6 23269 (33.74%) CSS
7 22595 (32.77%) SQL Server
8 19501 (28.28%) ASP.NET
9 18476 (26.79%) Java
10 17073 (24.76%) MVC
11 16054 (23.28%) jQuery
12 12590 (18.26%) OO
13 11961 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
14 11850 (17.18%) Finance
15 11786 (17.09%) TDD
16 10709 (15.53%) Degree
17 10566 (15.32%) Microsoft
18 10543 (15.29%) HTML5
19 10257 (14.87%) XML
20 10138 (14.70%) PHP
21 9052 (13.13%) Web Services
22 8762 (12.71%) Scrum
23 8408 (12.19%) MySQL
24 8046 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
25 7498 (10.87%) WCF
26 7073 (10.26%) Windows
27 7022 (10.18%) Linux
28 7011 (10.17%) Software Engineering
29 7004 (10.16%) Ajax
30 6918 (10.03%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3280 (4.76%) CMS
2 3099 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 2400 (3.48%) Apache
4 2044 (2.96%) Tomcat
5 1992 (2.89%) Node.js
6 1837 (2.66%) IIS
7 1392 (2.02%) Drupal
8 1338 (1.94%) WordPress
9 835 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 824 (1.19%) Umbraco
11 785 (1.14%) WebSphere
12 697 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 682 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
14 541 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
15 488 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
16 442 (0.64%) Apache Solr
17 330 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
18 293 (0.42%) Joomla!
19 240 (0.35%) SAS
20 210 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 4775 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 1673 (2.43%) Photoshop
3 650 (0.94%) MS Office
4 480 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 302 (0.44%) Fireworks
6 142 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 89 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 79 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 76 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 69 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
11 67 (0.097%) MS Project
12 47 (0.068%) InDesign
13 31 (0.045%) Acrobat
13 31 (0.045%) GIMP
14 23 (0.033%) ImageReady
15 22 (0.032%) FastStats
16 21 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
16 21 (0.030%) Mingle
17 17 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
17 17 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1065 (1.54%) Magento
2 759 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 295 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 261 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 205 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 190 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 151 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 139 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 105 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 98 (0.14%) Markit EDM
11 83 (0.12%) Visualfiles
12 73 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
13 71 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
14 66 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
15 63 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
16 60 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
17 57 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
18 54 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
19 52 (0.075%) Oracle General Ledger
20 49 (0.071%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1127 (1.63%) SaaS
2 765 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 681 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 388 (0.56%) GitHub
5 283 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 177 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 168 (0.24%) Force.com
8 97 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 95 (0.14%) Office 365
10 84 (0.12%) PaaS
11 77 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 45 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
13 42 (0.061%) Heroku
14 37 (0.054%) Rackspace Cloud
15 31 (0.045%) Trello
16 24 (0.035%) Google Apps
17 23 (0.033%) IaaS
18 17 (0.025%) Joyent
19 16 (0.023%) Basecamp
20 15 (0.022%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2141 (3.10%) Internet
2 1207 (1.75%) HTTP
3 624 (0.90%) Intranet
4 440 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 188 (0.27%) LDAP
6 162 (0.23%) DNS
7 150 (0.22%) Extranet
8 138 (0.20%) SSL
9 137 (0.20%) FTP
10 131 (0.19%) Broadband
11 102 (0.15%) SSH
12 98 (0.14%) SMTP
13 88 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
14 80 (0.12%) Firewall
15 77 (0.11%) 4G
16 75 (0.11%) VoIP
16 75 (0.11%) SAN
17 73 (0.11%) SNMP
18 66 (0.096%) SMS
19 52 (0.075%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22595 (32.77%) SQL Server
2 8408 (12.19%) MySQL
3 5386 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4331 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4175 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3559 (5.16%) Relational Database
7 3399 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 2711 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
9 2582 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 2219 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1958 (2.84%) NoSQL
12 1847 (2.68%) Big Data
13 1657 (2.40%) MongoDB
14 1646 (2.39%) Oracle Database
15 1545 (2.24%) RDBMS
16 1061 (1.54%) Hadoop
17 967 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
18 734 (1.06%) OLAP
19 698 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
20 629 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4767 (6.91%) Visual Studio
2 4576 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 4382 (6.35%) Subversion
4 2530 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2507 (3.64%) NUnit
6 2247 (3.26%) Maven
7 1777 (2.58%) JUnit
8 1744 (2.53%) Eclipse
9 1460 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
10 1357 (1.97%) Selenium
11 1180 (1.71%) Moq
12 1117 (1.62%) Jenkins
13 989 (1.43%) Ant
14 935 (1.36%) JIRA
15 848 (1.23%) MSTest
16 581 (0.84%) Xcode
17 572 (0.83%) Cucumber
18 564 (0.82%) Hudson
19 549 (0.80%) TeamCity
20 492 (0.71%) Jasmine
General
1 11850 (17.18%) Finance
2 3256 (4.72%) Banking
3 3171 (4.60%) Marketing
4 2342 (3.40%) Games
5 2035 (2.95%) Retail
6 1969 (2.86%) Front Office
7 1410 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 1345 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 1226 (1.78%) Advertising
10 763 (1.11%) Back Office
11 749 (1.09%) Publishing
12 727 (1.05%) Law
13 688 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 646 (0.94%) Legal
15 527 (0.76%) Manufacturing
16 277 (0.40%) Automotive
17 239 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 194 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 176 (0.26%) Electronics
20 174 (0.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29616 (42.95%) .NET
2 26759 (38.81%) HTML
3 23269 (33.74%) CSS
4 19501 (28.28%) ASP.NET
5 16054 (23.28%) jQuery
6 10543 (15.29%) HTML5
7 10257 (14.87%) XML
8 9052 (13.13%) Web Services
9 8046 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7498 (10.87%) WCF
11 7004 (10.16%) Ajax
12 6918 (10.03%) CSS3
13 6211 (9.01%) .NET Framework
14 6026 (8.74%) Spring
15 4794 (6.95%) WPF
16 4002 (5.80%) J2EE
17 3987 (5.78%) Hibernate
18 3544 (5.14%) JSON
19 3372 (4.89%) WinForms
20 3186 (4.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6697 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 3291 (4.77%) Mobile App
3 3032 (4.40%) Open Source
4 2257 (3.27%) Mathematics
5 1848 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1185 (1.72%) Derivative
7 1114 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1063 (1.54%) iPhone
9 1054 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
10 1023 (1.48%) N-Tier
11 928 (1.35%) Hedge funds
12 917 (1.33%) Social Media
13 867 (1.26%) Physics
14 752 (1.09%) Equities
15 736 (1.07%) iPad
16 701 (1.02%) Fixed Income
17 693 (1.00%) Client/Server
18 578 (0.84%) Visualisation
19 571 (0.83%) W3C
20 558 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7073 (10.26%) Windows
2 7022 (10.18%) Linux
3 3772 (5.47%) UNIX
4 3695 (5.36%) Android
5 3614 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 343 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 321 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 289 (0.42%) Solaris
9 262 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 237 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 213 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 165 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 159 (0.23%) CentOS
14 154 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 128 (0.19%) AIX
16 121 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 120 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 111 (0.16%) Debian
19 76 (0.11%) Windows 7
20 64 (0.093%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17073 (24.76%) MVC
2 12590 (18.26%) OO
3 11961 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
4 11786 (17.09%) TDD
5 8762 (12.71%) Scrum
6 7011 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 6187 (8.97%) Web Development
8 6092 (8.83%) E-Commerce
9 5117 (7.42%) OOP
10 4460 (6.47%) Unit Testing
11 4163 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
12 3900 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
13 3731 (5.41%) BDD
14 3267 (4.74%) Multithreading
15 2721 (3.95%) Web Application Development
16 2353 (3.41%) OOD
17 2307 (3.35%) iOS Development
18 2304 (3.34%) SOA
19 2115 (3.07%) ETL
20 2013 (2.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29068 (42.15%) C#
2 27204 (39.45%) JavaScript
3 24182 (35.07%) SQL
4 18476 (26.79%) Java
5 10138 (14.70%) PHP
6 6153 (8.92%) C++
7 5961 (8.64%) T-SQL
8 4878 (7.07%) VB.NET
9 3836 (5.56%) Python
10 2629 (3.81%) Ruby
11 2232 (3.24%) C
12 2124 (3.08%) VB
13 1830 (2.65%) PL/SQL
14 1717 (2.49%) Objective-C
15 1704 (2.47%) PHP5
16 1692 (2.45%) Perl
17 1177 (1.71%) Scala
18 1021 (1.48%) VBA
19 799 (1.16%) Shell Script
20 682 (0.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10709 (15.53%) Degree
2 2060 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1286 (1.86%) MCP
4 1269 (1.84%) MCTS
5 1237 (1.79%) MCSD
6 1171 (1.70%) MCAD
7 782 (1.13%) Security Cleared
8 528 (0.77%) PhD
9 334 (0.48%) SC Cleared
10 126 (0.18%) Sun Certification
11 107 (0.16%) HND
12 77 (0.11%) MCITP
13 73 (0.11%) MCPD
14 66 (0.096%) ISEB
15 64 (0.093%) DV Cleared
16 63 (0.091%) MCSE
17 50 (0.073%) HNC
18 49 (0.071%) OCPJP
19 43 (0.062%) CTC Cleared
20 39 (0.057%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2059 (2.99%) QA
2 357 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 161 (0.23%) SLA
4 83 (0.12%) WCAG
5 82 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 71 (0.10%) HL7
7 61 (0.088%) WAI
8 46 (0.067%) TickIT
9 32 (0.046%) Basel III
10 22 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.022%) GAMP
11 15 (0.022%) ISO 8583
11 15 (0.022%) PCI DSS
11 15 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (0.019%) ISO 14001
13 11 (0.016%) JTAG
13 11 (0.016%) Solvency II
14 9 (0.013%) EMIR
15 8 (0.012%) CRD IV
16 7 (0.010%) DICOM
System Software
1 259 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 119 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (0.12%) Varnish
4 48 (0.070%) Squid
5 41 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
6 34 (0.049%) Hyper-V
7 31 (0.045%) KVM
8 15 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.020%) qmail
10 13 (0.019%) Samba
10 13 (0.019%) vSphere
11 10 (0.015%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.015%) Platform Symphony
12 9 (0.013%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.012%) Cygwin
14 7 (0.010%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.007%) Corosync
15 5 (0.007%) SpamAssassin
15 5 (0.007%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (0.006%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 449 (0.65%) Puppet
2 338 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (0.12%) Vagrant
4 73 (0.11%) Nagios
5 59 (0.086%) Capistrano
6 58 (0.084%) Plesk
7 45 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 36 (0.052%) YUM
9 30 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (0.044%) Control-M
10 23 (0.033%) Zenoss
11 21 (0.030%) MOM
11 21 (0.030%) SCOM
12 19 (0.028%) OpenSSO
13 18 (0.026%) Ansible
14 15 (0.022%) SCCM
14 15 (0.022%) HAProxy
15 14 (0.020%) OpenView
16 12 (0.017%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 10 (0.015%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10566 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 6778 (9.83%) Oracle
3 2131 (3.09%) Zend
4 1684 (2.44%) Google
5 1293 (1.88%) JBoss
6 1287 (1.87%) Adobe
7 1022 (1.48%) Facebook
8 794 (1.15%) Twitter
9 679 (0.98%) SAP
10 664 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 662 (0.96%) Business Objects
12 622 (0.90%) Sybase
13 593 (0.86%) IBM
14 502 (0.73%) Cognos
15 499 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
16 474 (0.69%) TIBCO
17 400 (0.58%) Apple
18 368 (0.53%) Informatica
19 268 (0.39%) EPiServer
20 255 (0.37%) hybris
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Chester, Cheshire
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Shipley, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Training Budget
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Salary: 28,000 to £37,000
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Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
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Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to £40,000
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £55,000
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London
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