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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 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 25575 29912 29721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.45% 29.21% 28.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.61% 30.28% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22688 26534 26289
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 £40,000

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 23892 £45,000 - 4270
London 0 9976 £57,500 +4.54% 1803
South East 0 4307 £43,750 +2.94% 645
North West 0 2102 £40,000 - 450
East of England 0 1828 £42,500 - 273
South West -1 1635 £40,000 +6.66% 244
Yorkshire 0 1531 £40,000 - 326
City of London 0 1517 £62,500 +8.69% 388
Manchester -1 1388 £40,000 - 263
West Midlands 0 1325 £39,000 -2.50% 246
Hampshire 0 957 £40,000 - 158
West Yorkshire 0 954 £40,000 - 216
East Midlands 0 945 £38,500 +2.66% 205
Berkshire +2 835 £45,000 - 83
Scotland 0 829 £42,500 +6.25% 114
Leeds 0 692 £42,500 +6.25% 157
Bristol -1 675 £42,750 +11.03% 95
Surrey -1 663 £47,500 - 97
Hertfordshire 0 647 £45,000 - 67
Cambridgeshire 0 564 £40,000 -2.43% 107
Oxfordshire 0 466 £42,500 -5.55% 92
Birmingham 0 448 £40,000 - 83
Glasgow 0 433 £45,000 +12.50% 54
Cambridge 0 417 £40,000 -6.97% 84
Nottinghamshire 0 409 £42,500 +13.33% 74
Buckinghamshire 0 392 £43,000 -1.14% 72
Wales 0 386 £36,250 -2.02% 53
Cheshire +1 366 £40,000 +3.89% 97
Nottingham -1 354 £42,500 +13.33% 57
Edinburgh +2 326 £42,500 -2.29% 48

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 23936 (45.34%) JavaScript
2 22846 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
3 21365 (40.47%) C#
4 20724 (39.25%) .NET
5 20654 (39.12%) HTML
6 18602 (35.24%) CSS
7 16826 (31.87%) SQL
8 15236 (28.86%) SQL Server
9 14674 (27.79%) MVC
10 13966 (26.45%) Java
11 13170 (24.95%) ASP.NET
12 11230 (21.27%) TDD
13 10955 (20.75%) AngularJS
14 10212 (19.34%) Finance
15 9500 (17.99%) jQuery
16 8426 (15.96%) Web Development
17 8292 (15.71%) HTML5
18 7805 (14.78%) OO
19 7724 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
20 7513 (14.23%) Scrum
21 7510 (14.23%) Microsoft
22 6898 (13.07%) Git (software)
23 6809 (12.90%) Degree
24 6424 (12.17%) PHP
25 6266 (11.87%) Web Services
26 5855 (11.09%) Software Engineering
27 5291 (10.02%) MySQL
28 5035 (9.54%) Front End Development
29 5025 (9.52%) .NET Framework
30 5017 (9.50%) XML

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 2024 (3.83%) CMS
2 1277 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 1229 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1196 (2.27%) Apache
5 1127 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 1052 (1.99%) WordPress
7 953 (1.81%) IIS
8 838 (1.59%) JBoss
9 678 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 669 (1.27%) Apache Spark
11 659 (1.25%) Drupal
12 640 (1.21%) Umbraco
13 468 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 386 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
15 374 (0.71%) Apache Solr
16 323 (0.61%) EPiServer
17 317 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
18 309 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 307 (0.58%) Confluence
20 294 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 2937 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 822 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 360 (0.68%) MS Office
4 320 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 141 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 78 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 56 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 50 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
9 41 (0.078%) InDesign
9 41 (0.078%) InfoPath
10 33 (0.063%) InVision
11 31 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
12 24 (0.045%) SPSS
13 21 (0.040%) GIMP
14 14 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
15 13 (0.025%) HipChat
16 10 (0.019%) Maya
17 9 (0.017%) 3ds Max
17 9 (0.017%) Adobe Captivate
18 7 (0.013%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 644 (1.22%) Magento
2 576 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 193 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 157 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 110 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 101 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 100 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 86 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 73 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 72 (0.14%) Visualfiles
11 67 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 54 (0.10%) NetSuite
12 54 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
13 49 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
14 48 (0.091%) SAP CRM
15 38 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 38 (0.072%) Shopify
16 33 (0.063%) Markit EDM
17 31 (0.059%) SAP MM
18 24 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2702 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2680 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1036 (1.96%) SaaS
4 899 (1.70%) GitHub
5 232 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 231 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 221 (0.42%) Office 365
8 212 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 204 (0.39%) Google Play
10 177 (0.34%) PaaS
11 160 (0.30%) Google Analytics
12 123 (0.23%) Heroku
13 109 (0.21%) Force.com
14 90 (0.17%) IaaS
15 83 (0.16%) Amazon S3
16 68 (0.13%) Slack
17 55 (0.10%) Google App Engine
18 53 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
19 46 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
20 45 (0.085%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1163 (2.20%) Internet
2 1022 (1.94%) HTTP
3 341 (0.65%) Intranet
4 246 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 124 (0.23%) FTP
6 123 (0.23%) SSL
7 107 (0.20%) DNS
8 104 (0.20%) Skype
9 93 (0.18%) Broadband
10 84 (0.16%) LDAP
11 74 (0.14%) HTTPS
12 63 (0.12%) SSH
13 56 (0.11%) Firewall
14 53 (0.10%) ATM
15 45 (0.085%) Wireshark
16 43 (0.081%) Extranet
17 41 (0.078%) 3G
17 41 (0.078%) 4G
18 38 (0.072%) SMTP
19 37 (0.070%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15236 (28.86%) SQL Server
2 5291 (10.02%) MySQL
3 3705 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 2948 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2616 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2540 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 2511 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 2500 (4.74%) MongoDB
9 2061 (3.90%) Big Data
10 2017 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
11 1650 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 1598 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1289 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 1282 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
15 1085 (2.06%) Hadoop
16 852 (1.61%) RDBMS
17 851 (1.61%) Oracle Database
18 781 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
18 781 (1.48%) Redis
19 534 (1.01%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6898 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 2825 (5.35%) Visual Studio
3 2321 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2245 (4.25%) Subversion
5 1944 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 1722 (3.26%) Maven
7 1616 (3.06%) JIRA
8 1441 (2.73%) NUnit
9 1234 (2.34%) JUnit
10 1137 (2.15%) gulp
11 1118 (2.12%) Grunt
12 1082 (2.05%) Selenium
13 914 (1.73%) TeamCity
14 746 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
15 722 (1.37%) Moq
16 604 (1.14%) Jasmine
17 562 (1.06%) Eclipse
18 552 (1.05%) Gradle
19 549 (1.04%) Cucumber
20 532 (1.01%) MSTest
General
1 10212 (19.34%) Finance
2 3698 (7.00%) Banking
3 2136 (4.05%) Marketing
4 1866 (3.53%) Retail
5 1666 (3.16%) Games
6 1484 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 1440 (2.73%) Advertising
8 994 (1.88%) Investment Banking
9 970 (1.84%) Front Office
10 591 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 570 (1.08%) Legal
12 467 (0.88%) Publishing
13 428 (0.81%) Back Office
14 347 (0.66%) Law
15 335 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 331 (0.63%) Electronics
17 292 (0.55%) Automotive
18 210 (0.40%) Music Industry
19 148 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 84 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20724 (39.25%) .NET
2 20654 (39.12%) HTML
3 18602 (35.24%) CSS
4 13170 (24.95%) ASP.NET
5 10955 (20.75%) AngularJS
6 9500 (17.99%) jQuery
7 8292 (15.71%) HTML5
8 7724 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6266 (11.87%) Web Services
10 5025 (9.52%) .NET Framework
11 5017 (9.50%) XML
12 4983 (9.44%) CSS3
13 4788 (9.07%) Node.js
14 4609 (8.73%) WCF
15 4383 (8.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4236 (8.02%) Spring
17 4179 (7.92%) RESTful
18 3967 (7.51%) REST
19 3400 (6.44%) React
20 3116 (5.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4845 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 3294 (6.24%) User Experience
3 2479 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2252 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 1437 (2.72%) Fintech
6 1329 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1136 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 818 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 751 (1.42%) iPad
10 676 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 653 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 626 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 503 (0.95%) Equities
14 499 (0.95%) Derivative
15 441 (0.84%) Social Media
16 370 (0.70%) Management Information System
17 361 (0.68%) Fixed Income
18 280 (0.53%) N-Tier
19 271 (0.51%) Blog
20 261 (0.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4805 (9.10%) Linux
2 3195 (6.05%) Windows
3 2058 (3.90%) Android
4 1977 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 1730 (3.28%) Unix
6 361 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 178 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 152 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 114 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 105 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 100 (0.19%) CentOS
12 87 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 81 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 60 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 57 (0.11%) Debian
16 52 (0.098%) Solaris
17 41 (0.078%) Windows 7
18 33 (0.063%) AIX
18 33 (0.063%) Windows 10
19 28 (0.053%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22846 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14674 (27.79%) MVC
3 11230 (21.27%) TDD
4 8426 (15.96%) Web Development
5 7805 (14.78%) OO
6 7513 (14.23%) Scrum
7 5855 (11.09%) Software Engineering
8 5035 (9.54%) Front End Development
9 4635 (8.78%) BDD
10 4150 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
11 3870 (7.33%) SDLC
12 3851 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 3525 (6.68%) Unit Testing
14 3414 (6.47%) OOP
15 3320 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
16 2507 (4.75%) Web Application Development
17 2453 (4.65%) Mentoring
18 2420 (4.58%) Multithreading
19 2049 (3.88%) Kanban
20 1934 (3.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23936 (45.34%) JavaScript
2 21365 (40.47%) C#
3 16826 (31.87%) SQL
4 13966 (26.45%) Java
5 6424 (12.17%) PHP
6 4248 (8.05%) Python
7 4086 (7.74%) T-SQL
8 3619 (6.85%) C++
9 2430 (4.60%) VB.NET
10 2380 (4.51%) Ruby
11 1805 (3.42%) Scala
12 1264 (2.39%) C
13 1251 (2.37%) PL/SQL
14 934 (1.77%) VB
15 895 (1.70%) Objective-C
16 874 (1.66%) TypeScript
17 734 (1.39%) Perl
18 730 (1.38%) ES6
19 647 (1.23%) Apple Swift
20 611 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6809 (12.90%) Degree
2 730 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 471 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 391 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 300 (0.57%) PhD
6 151 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 80 (0.15%) MCP
8 78 (0.15%) PMI Certification
9 69 (0.13%) MCSD
10 64 (0.12%) MCTS
11 55 (0.10%) HND
12 49 (0.093%) MySQL Certification
13 36 (0.068%) MCAD
14 31 (0.059%) ISEB
15 27 (0.051%) Postgraduate
15 27 (0.051%) Sun Certification
16 24 (0.045%) ISTQB
17 22 (0.042%) DBS Check
18 21 (0.040%) Siebel Certification
19 20 (0.038%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1593 (3.02%) QA
2 177 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 120 (0.23%) SLA
4 100 (0.19%) SDET
5 93 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 79 (0.15%) WAI
7 76 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 65 (0.12%) MiFID
9 47 (0.089%) WCAG
10 33 (0.063%) ISO 14001
11 29 (0.055%) HL7
12 22 (0.042%) Basel III
13 20 (0.038%) EMIR
14 18 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
15 16 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 9 (0.017%) IFRS
17 8 (0.015%) IFRS 9
17 8 (0.015%) SEPA
18 7 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 7 (0.013%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1191 (2.26%) Docker
2 117 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 98 (0.19%) HDFS
5 86 (0.16%) Firmware
6 85 (0.16%) Varnish
7 62 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 61 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 44 (0.083%) KVM
10 36 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
11 30 (0.057%) Hyper-V
12 20 (0.038%) Apache Flume
13 17 (0.032%) LXC
14 16 (0.030%) Virtual Servers
14 16 (0.030%) vSphere
15 15 (0.028%) Samba
16 13 (0.025%) VirtualBox
17 12 (0.023%) Squid
18 6 (0.011%) NFS
18 6 (0.011%) Xen
Systems Management
1 622 (1.18%) Puppet
2 491 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 467 (0.88%) Ansible
4 249 (0.47%) Kibana
5 171 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 115 (0.22%) logstash
7 86 (0.16%) Salt
8 73 (0.14%) Control-M
9 72 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 67 (0.13%) WSUS
11 66 (0.13%) Terraform
12 65 (0.12%) Grafana
13 55 (0.10%) Graphite
14 44 (0.083%) Mesos
15 39 (0.074%) Capistrano
16 29 (0.055%) Oozie
17 28 (0.053%) Packer
18 23 (0.044%) Hadoop YARN
19 20 (0.038%) Nagios
20 19 (0.036%) cPanel
Vendors
1 7510 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 3807 (7.21%) Oracle
3 1322 (2.50%) Google
4 853 (1.62%) Zend
5 757 (1.43%) Adobe
6 729 (1.38%) SAP
7 627 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 589 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 539 (1.02%) Tableau
10 484 (0.92%) Facebook
11 444 (0.84%) Sitecore
12 393 (0.74%) IBM
13 365 (0.69%) Apple
14 321 (0.61%) Sybase
15 311 (0.59%) Twitter
16 258 (0.49%) TIBCO
17 229 (0.43%) Cognos
18 199 (0.38%) Red Hat
19 165 (0.31%) Talend
20 156 (0.30%) hybris
Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + life insurance, health insurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Innodigital
Salary: From £40 to £60 per annum Flexible, depending on experience level.
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 38k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Itecco
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum £35,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £50K Basic DOE + full benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 45k
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Up to £35,000
Posted: 10 hours ago