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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 34894 32854 36225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 30.26% 30.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.61% 32.11% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30425 28917 32625
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,650 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 32868 £42,500 +6.25% 4523
London 0 14379 £52,500 +5.00% 1789
South East 0 6329 £40,000 - 748
City of London 0 3483 £52,500 - 646
North West 0 2518 £37,500 +7.14% 499
East of England 0 2269 £40,150 +7.06% 303
South West 0 2113 £37,500 +7.14% 347
Yorkshire 0 2013 £37,500 +15.38% 323
West Midlands 0 1753 £37,500 +7.14% 237
Surrey 0 1449 £45,000 +12.50% 138
Manchester 0 1405 £37,500 +7.14% 283
East Midlands 0 1253 £37,500 +7.14% 186
West Yorkshire +1 1245 £37,500 +10.29% 186
Scotland 0 1176 £40,000 - 196
Hampshire 0 1086 £37,500 +7.14% 160
Berkshire -5 1047 £40,500 +1.25% 154
Leeds +1 897 £37,500 +10.29% 116
Cambridgeshire 0 741 £41,500 +3.75% 125
East Sussex 0 697 £40,000 +14.28% 43
Cheshire 0 647 £35,500 +1.42% 103
Hertfordshire 0 642 £42,500 +13.33% 71
Brighton 0 642 £40,000 +14.28% 35
Glasgow 0 629 £40,000 - 101
Buckinghamshire 0 623 £37,500 - 58
Oxfordshire 0 600 £35,500 -8.97% 80
Cambridge 0 546 £42,500 +6.25% 81
Bristol 0 520 £40,000 +14.28% 103
Birmingham +1 505 £37,500 - 79
West Sussex +1 426 £40,000 +6.66% 44
Reading -4 417 £40,000 - 67

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30436 (42.66%) .NET
2 30060 (42.14%) C#
3 28594 (40.08%) JavaScript
4 27869 (39.07%) HTML
5 24906 (34.91%) SQL
6 24145 (33.85%) CSS
7 23231 (32.56%) SQL Server
8 20020 (28.06%) ASP.NET
9 18862 (26.44%) Java
10 17981 (25.21%) MVC
11 16222 (22.74%) jQuery
12 13361 (18.73%) OO
13 12637 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
14 12514 (17.54%) TDD
15 12462 (17.47%) Finance
16 11111 (15.57%) Degree
17 11017 (15.44%) Microsoft
18 10666 (14.95%) HTML5
19 10518 (14.74%) XML
20 9768 (13.69%) PHP
21 9589 (13.44%) Web Services
22 9301 (13.04%) Scrum
23 8588 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
24 8190 (11.48%) MySQL
25 7700 (10.79%) WCF
26 7578 (10.62%) Software Engineering
27 7543 (10.57%) Linux
28 6959 (9.75%) Oracle
29 6926 (9.71%) Computer Science
30 6864 (9.62%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3354 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 3297 (4.62%) CMS
3 2548 (3.57%) Node.js
4 2381 (3.34%) Apache
5 2130 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1874 (2.63%) IIS
7 1494 (2.09%) WordPress
8 1421 (1.99%) Drupal
9 893 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 879 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 832 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 810 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 713 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 684 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
15 472 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
16 454 (0.64%) Apache Solr
17 332 (0.47%) Joomla!
18 303 (0.42%) SAS
19 280 (0.39%) nginx
20 265 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5095 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1630 (2.28%) Photoshop
3 702 (0.98%) MS Office
4 556 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 218 (0.31%) Fireworks
6 177 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 125 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 94 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 82 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 82 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 72 (0.10%) InDesign
11 56 (0.078%) MS Project
12 30 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
13 22 (0.031%) GIMP
14 21 (0.029%) XMetaL
15 20 (0.028%) Acrobat
16 17 (0.024%) ImageReady
17 14 (0.020%) Maya
18 13 (0.018%) PrintSoft PReS
19 12 (0.017%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 986 (1.38%) Magento
2 908 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 240 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 226 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 218 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 211 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 172 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 111 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 95 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 92 (0.13%) Visualfiles
11 85 (0.12%) WebTrends
11 85 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
12 83 (0.12%) Markit EDM
13 70 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 60 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
15 54 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
16 52 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
17 48 (0.067%) Oracle Payables
18 47 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
19 45 (0.063%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1032 (1.45%) SaaS
2 855 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 817 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 446 (0.63%) GitHub
5 234 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 198 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 175 (0.25%) Force.com
8 128 (0.18%) Office 365
9 112 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 111 (0.16%) PaaS
11 70 (0.098%) Google App Engine
12 62 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
13 53 (0.074%) Heroku
14 47 (0.066%) Trello
15 41 (0.057%) IaaS
16 32 (0.045%) ElastiCache
17 29 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
18 28 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
19 21 (0.029%) Google Apps
20 20 (0.028%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2223 (3.12%) Internet
2 1477 (2.07%) HTTP
3 697 (0.98%) Intranet
4 551 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 198 (0.28%) DNS
6 168 (0.24%) LDAP
7 160 (0.22%) SSL
8 149 (0.21%) SAN
9 147 (0.21%) Extranet
10 136 (0.19%) FTP
11 129 (0.18%) VoIP
12 109 (0.15%) SSH
12 109 (0.15%) Broadband
13 85 (0.12%) SMTP
14 82 (0.11%) SNMP
14 82 (0.11%) Firewall
15 66 (0.093%) SMS
16 63 (0.088%) Network Security
17 60 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
18 59 (0.083%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23231 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 8190 (11.48%) MySQL
3 5172 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4485 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4475 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3864 (5.42%) Relational Database
7 3376 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 3032 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2396 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2269 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 2153 (3.02%) NoSQL
12 1927 (2.70%) Big Data
13 1690 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 1686 (2.36%) MongoDB
15 1538 (2.16%) Oracle Database
16 1069 (1.50%) Hadoop
17 1043 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
18 813 (1.14%) OLAP
19 674 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 657 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5335 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 4975 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 4462 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2712 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2471 (3.46%) NUnit
6 2203 (3.09%) Maven
7 1810 (2.54%) JUnit
8 1675 (2.35%) Eclipse
9 1514 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
10 1387 (1.94%) Jenkins
11 1301 (1.82%) Selenium
12 1152 (1.61%) Moq
13 1126 (1.58%) JIRA
14 1002 (1.40%) Ant
15 834 (1.17%) Cucumber
16 826 (1.16%) MSTest
17 630 (0.88%) TeamCity
18 543 (0.76%) Jasmine
19 526 (0.74%) Xcode
20 517 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 12462 (17.47%) Finance
2 3591 (5.03%) Banking
3 3229 (4.53%) Marketing
4 2483 (3.48%) Games
5 2365 (3.32%) Retail
6 2141 (3.00%) Front Office
7 1694 (2.37%) Advertising
8 1550 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 1454 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 817 (1.15%) Publishing
11 808 (1.13%) Back Office
12 697 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 688 (0.96%) Legal
14 647 (0.91%) Law
15 569 (0.80%) Manufacturing
16 383 (0.54%) Automotive
17 297 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 192 (0.27%) Electronics
19 155 (0.22%) Multimedia
20 149 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30436 (42.66%) .NET
2 27869 (39.07%) HTML
3 24145 (33.85%) CSS
4 20020 (28.06%) ASP.NET
5 16222 (22.74%) jQuery
6 10666 (14.95%) HTML5
7 10518 (14.74%) XML
8 9589 (13.44%) Web Services
9 8588 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7700 (10.79%) WCF
11 6864 (9.62%) CSS3
12 6634 (9.30%) Ajax
13 6588 (9.23%) .NET Framework
14 5964 (8.36%) Spring
15 4668 (6.54%) WPF
16 3783 (5.30%) J2EE
17 3735 (5.24%) JSON
18 3720 (5.21%) Hibernate
19 3345 (4.69%) REST
20 3334 (4.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6926 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 3452 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 2831 (3.97%) Open Source
4 2384 (3.34%) Mathematics
5 1537 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1314 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1237 (1.73%) Derivative
8 1131 (1.59%) Social Media
9 1087 (1.52%) iPhone
10 1002 (1.40%) Hedge funds
11 922 (1.29%) N-Tier
12 899 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
13 857 (1.20%) Equities
14 848 (1.19%) Client/Server
15 823 (1.15%) Physics
16 778 (1.09%) Fixed Income
17 646 (0.91%) Visualisation
18 643 (0.90%) iPad
19 517 (0.72%) Social Network
20 516 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7543 (10.57%) Linux
2 6712 (9.41%) Windows
3 3960 (5.55%) Android
4 3901 (5.47%) UNIX
5 3574 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 322 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 318 (0.45%) Solaris
8 291 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 232 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 185 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 183 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 179 (0.25%) CentOS
13 159 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 143 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 139 (0.19%) AIX
16 128 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 121 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 121 (0.17%) Debian
18 84 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
19 80 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17981 (25.21%) MVC
2 13361 (18.73%) OO
3 12637 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12514 (17.54%) TDD
5 9301 (13.04%) Scrum
6 7578 (10.62%) Software Engineering
7 6230 (8.73%) E-Commerce
8 6054 (8.49%) Web Development
9 4982 (6.98%) OOP
10 4573 (6.41%) Unit Testing
11 4481 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
12 4260 (5.97%) BDD
13 4170 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
14 3703 (5.19%) Multithreading
15 2842 (3.98%) Web Application Development
16 2553 (3.58%) OOD
17 2543 (3.56%) ETL
18 2354 (3.30%) SOA
19 2332 (3.27%) iOS Development
20 2145 (3.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 30060 (42.14%) C#
2 28594 (40.08%) JavaScript
3 24906 (34.91%) SQL
4 18862 (26.44%) Java
5 9768 (13.69%) PHP
6 6568 (9.21%) C++
7 5988 (8.39%) T-SQL
8 4885 (6.85%) VB.NET
9 4165 (5.84%) Python
10 2640 (3.70%) Ruby
11 2450 (3.43%) C
12 2217 (3.11%) VB
13 1730 (2.43%) PL/SQL
14 1657 (2.32%) Objective-C
15 1610 (2.26%) PHP5
16 1579 (2.21%) Perl
17 1131 (1.59%) VBA
18 1119 (1.57%) Scala
19 746 (1.05%) Shell Script
20 734 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11111 (15.57%) Degree
2 1611 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 881 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 784 (1.10%) MCP
4 784 (1.10%) MCTS
5 772 (1.08%) MCSD
6 701 (0.98%) MCAD
7 580 (0.81%) PhD
8 400 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 143 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 117 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 105 (0.15%) HND
12 84 (0.12%) MCITP
13 58 (0.081%) MCSE
14 57 (0.080%) ISEB
15 53 (0.074%) CFA
16 49 (0.069%) MCPD
17 48 (0.067%) HNC
18 47 (0.066%) Postgraduate
19 46 (0.064%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2267 (3.18%) QA
2 383 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 160 (0.22%) SLA
4 93 (0.13%) WCAG
5 71 (0.100%) Data Quality
6 68 (0.095%) WAI
7 57 (0.080%) HL7
8 40 (0.056%) PCI DSS
9 37 (0.052%) EMIR
10 34 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
11 31 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 26 (0.036%) Solvency II
13 24 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 22 (0.031%) TickIT
15 18 (0.025%) GAMP
16 17 (0.024%) UCITS
17 15 (0.021%) Basel III
18 14 (0.020%) ISO 8583
19 12 (0.017%) COBIT
20 11 (0.015%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 253 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 120 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (0.12%) Varnish
4 65 (0.091%) HDFS
5 43 (0.060%) Hyper-V
6 38 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
7 34 (0.048%) KVM
8 30 (0.042%) Squid
9 22 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.029%) vSphere
11 13 (0.018%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 12 (0.017%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (0.013%) NFS
13 9 (0.013%) SpamAssassin
13 9 (0.013%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.011%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.011%) Samba
14 8 (0.011%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.008%) Kamailio
16 5 (0.007%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 431 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 420 (0.59%) Puppet
3 88 (0.12%) Vagrant
4 70 (0.098%) Capistrano
5 65 (0.091%) Nagios
6 53 (0.074%) Ansible
7 50 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
8 40 (0.056%) Plesk
9 37 (0.052%) logstash
10 33 (0.046%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 31 (0.043%) SCOM
11 31 (0.043%) YUM
12 30 (0.042%) OpenView
13 27 (0.038%) MOM
14 24 (0.034%) Control-M
15 16 (0.022%) HAProxy
16 15 (0.021%) OpenSSO
17 13 (0.018%) Tivoli
18 11 (0.015%) Business Desktop Deployment
18 11 (0.015%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11017 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 6959 (9.75%) Oracle
3 1903 (2.67%) Zend
4 1868 (2.62%) Google
5 1420 (1.99%) Adobe
6 1262 (1.77%) JBoss
7 1152 (1.61%) Facebook
8 806 (1.13%) Twitter
9 789 (1.11%) SAP
10 725 (1.02%) Business Objects
11 709 (0.99%) Sybase
12 664 (0.93%) Sitecore
13 620 (0.87%) IBM
14 614 (0.86%) Cognos
15 528 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
16 451 (0.63%) TIBCO
17 449 (0.63%) Apple
18 368 (0.52%) Informatica
19 362 (0.51%) EPiServer
20 308 (0.43%) hybris
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + yes
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 2 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + yes
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + benefits/bonus/perks package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago