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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 28473 31402 34312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.57% 28.76% 29.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.69% 29.90% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25413 27583 29624
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2016 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 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 26923 £46,000 +2.22% 3980
London +1 11803 £57,500 +4.54% 1638
South East 0 5264 £42,500 - 579
North West 0 2005 £40,000 +3.89% 455
City of London 0 1977 £57,500 +4.54% 376
East of England 0 1833 £42,500 - 259
South West 0 1752 £40,000 +6.66% 269
West Midlands 0 1561 £37,500 - 211
Yorkshire 0 1498 £40,000 - 300
Manchester 0 1236 £40,000 +2.56% 294
Hampshire 0 1086 £40,000 - 151
West Yorkshire -1 996 £40,000 - 203
Surrey 0 985 £47,500 +5.55% 101
Berkshire 0 955 £45,000 -5.26% 86
East Midlands 0 931 £40,000 +6.66% 192
Scotland 0 785 £40,000 - 107
Leeds -1 704 £40,000 - 143
Cambridgeshire 0 656 £42,500 -5.55% 114
Bristol 0 651 £42,500 +13.33% 89
Oxfordshire 0 620 £47,500 +18.75% 70
Birmingham 0 547 £40,000 +2.56% 71
Hertfordshire +1 509 £47,500 +5.55% 62
Buckinghamshire 0 509 £42,500 +6.25% 62
Glasgow 0 462 £40,000 -2.43% 49
Cheshire 0 430 £38,500 -3.75% 74
East Sussex 0 429 £40,000 - 43
Cambridge 0 424 £45,000 - 85
Wales 0 397 £35,000 - 55
Oxford 0 374 £47,250 +18.12% 36
West Sussex -1 352 £41,500 -3.48% 21

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 26124 (44.96%) JavaScript
2 23850 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
3 22536 (38.78%) C#
4 22450 (38.64%) HTML
5 22186 (38.18%) .NET
6 20312 (34.96%) CSS
7 18626 (32.06%) SQL
8 16695 (28.73%) SQL Server
9 15915 (27.39%) MVC
10 14837 (25.53%) Java
11 13923 (23.96%) ASP.NET
12 11983 (20.62%) jQuery
13 11926 (20.52%) TDD
14 11183 (19.25%) Finance
15 10407 (17.91%) AngularJS
16 9496 (16.34%) Web Development
17 9492 (16.34%) HTML5
18 8650 (14.89%) OO
19 8400 (14.46%) Scrum
20 8335 (14.34%) Degree
21 7983 (13.74%) Microsoft
22 7751 (13.34%) ASP.NET MVC
23 7491 (12.89%) Git (software)
24 7268 (12.51%) PHP
25 7073 (12.17%) Web Services
26 6362 (10.95%) Software Engineering
27 6241 (10.74%) MySQL
28 6149 (10.58%) CSS3
29 5893 (10.14%) XML
30 5806 (9.99%) 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 2216 (3.81%) CMS
2 1710 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1420 (2.44%) Apache
4 1235 (2.13%) IIS
5 1228 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1074 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1074 (1.85%) WordPress
7 831 (1.43%) JBoss
8 788 (1.36%) Umbraco
9 764 (1.31%) Drupal
10 700 (1.20%) Apache Spark
11 601 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 516 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 470 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 386 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 383 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
16 377 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
17 363 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
18 333 (0.57%) nginx
19 264 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 3350 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 904 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 488 (0.84%) MS Office
4 332 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 174 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 84 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 70 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 59 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
9 49 (0.084%) InfoPath
10 48 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
11 31 (0.053%) GIMP
12 29 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
13 23 (0.040%) MS Project
14 19 (0.033%) SPSS
15 18 (0.031%) HipChat
16 17 (0.029%) Gliffy
17 15 (0.026%) PrintSoft PReS
18 14 (0.024%) InDesign
19 11 (0.019%) Mathematica
20 10 (0.017%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 775 (1.33%) Magento
2 723 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 258 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 188 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 156 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 117 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 106 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 104 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 88 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 81 (0.14%) Visualfiles
11 76 (0.13%) Markit EDM
12 70 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
13 67 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
14 63 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 61 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
16 51 (0.088%) SAP CRM
17 50 (0.086%) Shopify
18 49 (0.084%) Oracle 11i
19 45 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
20 43 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2381 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2148 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1018 (1.75%) GitHub
4 933 (1.61%) SaaS
5 291 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 269 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 227 (0.39%) Office 365
8 226 (0.39%) PaaS
9 206 (0.35%) Google Play
10 198 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 172 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 160 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 118 (0.20%) IaaS
14 104 (0.18%) Heroku
15 103 (0.18%) Force.com
16 65 (0.11%) Sage Pay
17 51 (0.088%) Amazon SQS
17 51 (0.088%) iTunes
18 47 (0.081%) AWS Lambda
19 43 (0.074%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1301 (2.24%) Internet
2 882 (1.52%) HTTP
3 393 (0.68%) Intranet
4 310 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 153 (0.26%) SSL
6 142 (0.24%) DNS
7 125 (0.22%) FTP
8 115 (0.20%) SSH
9 108 (0.19%) LDAP
10 107 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 98 (0.17%) Multicast
12 89 (0.15%) Wireless
13 85 (0.15%) SMTP
14 82 (0.14%) Firewall
15 80 (0.14%) Broadband
16 73 (0.13%) Skype
17 60 (0.10%) VPN
18 54 (0.093%) Extranet
19 49 (0.084%) Network Security
20 48 (0.083%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16695 (28.73%) SQL Server
2 6241 (10.74%) MySQL
3 3546 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 3435 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3239 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3091 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 2546 (4.38%) MongoDB
8 2518 (4.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 2468 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
10 2141 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 1953 (3.36%) Big Data
12 1657 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1624 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 1334 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
15 1209 (2.08%) Hadoop
16 1133 (1.95%) RDBMS
17 1024 (1.76%) Oracle Database
18 868 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
19 787 (1.35%) Redis
20 703 (1.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7491 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 3477 (5.98%) Visual Studio
3 2705 (4.66%) Subversion
4 2673 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2258 (3.89%) Jenkins
6 1848 (3.18%) Maven
7 1694 (2.92%) NUnit
8 1646 (2.83%) JIRA
9 1581 (2.72%) JUnit
10 1384 (2.38%) Selenium
11 1153 (1.98%) Grunt
12 1087 (1.87%) gulp
13 984 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
14 919 (1.58%) TeamCity
15 870 (1.50%) Cucumber
16 841 (1.45%) Eclipse
17 827 (1.42%) Moq
18 760 (1.31%) Gradle
19 654 (1.13%) Jasmine
20 648 (1.12%) MSTest
General
1 11183 (19.25%) Finance
2 3190 (5.49%) Banking
3 2513 (4.32%) Marketing
4 2327 (4.00%) Games
5 1965 (3.38%) Retail
6 1560 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 1221 (2.10%) Advertising
8 1175 (2.02%) Front Office
9 975 (1.68%) Law
10 921 (1.59%) Investment Banking
11 650 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 568 (0.98%) Legal
13 565 (0.97%) Publishing
14 501 (0.86%) Back Office
15 467 (0.80%) Financial Institution
16 407 (0.70%) Automotive
17 331 (0.57%) Electronics
18 308 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
19 196 (0.34%) Aerospace
20 171 (0.29%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22450 (38.64%) HTML
2 22186 (38.18%) .NET
3 20312 (34.96%) CSS
4 13923 (23.96%) ASP.NET
5 11983 (20.62%) jQuery
6 10407 (17.91%) AngularJS
7 9492 (16.34%) HTML5
8 7751 (13.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7073 (12.17%) Web Services
10 6149 (10.58%) CSS3
11 5893 (10.14%) XML
12 5131 (8.83%) .NET Framework
13 4994 (8.59%) WCF
14 4703 (8.09%) Node.js
15 4628 (7.96%) Spring
16 4077 (7.02%) RESTful
17 3938 (6.78%) REST
18 3929 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
19 3442 (5.92%) Ajax
20 3392 (5.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5806 (9.99%) Computer Science
2 3775 (6.50%) User Experience
3 3088 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 2593 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 1722 (2.96%) Mathematics
6 1334 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1158 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 1088 (1.87%) Fintech
9 978 (1.68%) Visualisation
10 959 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 854 (1.47%) iPad
12 765 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 728 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
14 708 (1.22%) Derivative
15 705 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 666 (1.15%) Equities
17 556 (0.96%) Physics
18 515 (0.89%) Fixed Income
19 511 (0.88%) Social Media
20 496 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5619 (9.67%) Linux
2 4307 (7.41%) Windows
3 2539 (4.37%) Apple iOS
4 2491 (4.29%) Android
5 2226 (3.83%) Unix
6 437 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 261 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 207 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 165 (0.28%) Debian
10 111 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 109 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 104 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 103 (0.18%) CentOS
14 97 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 86 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 80 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
17 73 (0.13%) Windows 7
18 71 (0.12%) Solaris
19 53 (0.091%) Mac OS
20 52 (0.089%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23850 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
2 15915 (27.39%) MVC
3 11926 (20.52%) TDD
4 9496 (16.34%) Web Development
5 8650 (14.89%) OO
6 8400 (14.46%) Scrum
7 6362 (10.95%) Software Engineering
8 5742 (9.88%) Front End Development
9 4894 (8.42%) BDD
10 4724 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 4203 (7.23%) E-Commerce
12 4047 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
13 3978 (6.85%) OOP
14 3967 (6.83%) SDLC
15 3763 (6.48%) Unit Testing
16 2614 (4.50%) Mentoring
17 2483 (4.27%) Multithreading
18 2462 (4.24%) Web Application Development
19 2449 (4.21%) ETL
20 2308 (3.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26124 (44.96%) JavaScript
2 22536 (38.78%) C#
3 18626 (32.06%) SQL
4 14837 (25.53%) Java
5 7268 (12.51%) PHP
6 4675 (8.05%) Python
7 4562 (7.85%) T-SQL
8 4350 (7.49%) C++
9 2761 (4.75%) Ruby
10 2747 (4.73%) VB.NET
11 1948 (3.35%) Scala
12 1713 (2.95%) PL/SQL
13 1511 (2.60%) C
14 1306 (2.25%) VB
15 1284 (2.21%) Objective-C
16 879 (1.51%) Perl
17 769 (1.32%) Apple Swift
18 658 (1.13%) VBA
19 624 (1.07%) TypeScript
20 579 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8335 (14.34%) Degree
2 810 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 778 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 460 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 348 (0.60%) PhD
6 158 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 156 (0.27%) MCSD
8 104 (0.18%) MCP
9 103 (0.18%) MCTS
10 96 (0.17%) HND
11 92 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 85 (0.15%) ISEB
13 77 (0.13%) Sun Certification
14 70 (0.12%) ISTQB
15 68 (0.12%) MCAD
16 47 (0.081%) MCITP
17 46 (0.079%) MCPD
18 42 (0.072%) MCSE
19 41 (0.071%) Oracle Certification
20 40 (0.069%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1845 (3.18%) QA
2 241 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 148 (0.25%) SLA
4 113 (0.19%) SDET
5 84 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 77 (0.13%) MiFID
7 59 (0.10%) WAI
8 45 (0.077%) ISO 9001
9 37 (0.064%) WCAG
10 29 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 23 (0.040%) GAMP
12 22 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 7816
13 17 (0.029%) HL7
14 12 (0.021%) EMIR
15 11 (0.019%) AIFMD
16 10 (0.017%) ISO13485
16 10 (0.017%) Solvency II
17 9 (0.015%) ISO 14001
17 9 (0.015%) SEPA
18 7 (0.012%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1003 (1.73%) Docker
2 158 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 126 (0.22%) HDFS
4 99 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 93 (0.16%) Varnish
6 90 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 73 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 64 (0.11%) Firmware
9 54 (0.093%) Apache Flume
10 30 (0.052%) VirtualBox
11 25 (0.043%) KVM
11 25 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (0.038%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.017%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.015%) Ceph
14 9 (0.015%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (0.014%) Squid
15 8 (0.014%) VMware ESX
16 7 (0.012%) GeoWebCache
16 7 (0.012%) LXC
Systems Management
1 573 (0.99%) Puppet
2 391 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 340 (0.59%) Ansible
4 130 (0.22%) Control-M
5 125 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 95 (0.16%) Mesos
7 94 (0.16%) Kibana
8 63 (0.11%) Salt
9 54 (0.093%) Oozie
10 45 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
11 43 (0.074%) logstash
12 42 (0.072%) HAProxy
12 42 (0.072%) Packer
12 42 (0.072%) Terraform
13 41 (0.071%) Nagios
14 39 (0.067%) Hadoop YARN
15 32 (0.055%) Graphite
16 31 (0.053%) Capistrano
16 31 (0.053%) cPanel
17 30 (0.052%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7983 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 5145 (8.85%) Oracle
3 1380 (2.37%) Google
4 1007 (1.73%) Zend
5 856 (1.47%) SAP
6 779 (1.34%) Adobe
7 572 (0.98%) Tableau
8 567 (0.98%) Facebook
9 554 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 512 (0.88%) IBM
11 504 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 481 (0.83%) Apple
13 478 (0.82%) Informatica
14 427 (0.73%) Xamarin
15 403 (0.69%) Sybase
16 354 (0.61%) Twitter
17 325 (0.56%) Cognos
17 325 (0.56%) TIBCO
18 259 (0.45%) EPiServer
19 199 (0.34%) ServiceNow
Central London / West End
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Gym
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Season Ticket Loan + Gym
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension, PMI, life insurance
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago