Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 49,131 52,145 57,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.21% 31.19% 29.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.38% 32.42% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 42,868 45,880 52,091
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,978 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 156,579 160,854 184,896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.21% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 127,582 132,235 156,992
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in England

Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in England.

Salary trend for Developer in England

Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in England

Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 20,811 £60,000 +4.35% 3,348
South East 0 9,737 £45,000 +5.88% 1,332
North of England -1 7,561 £42,500 +6.25% 1,672
Midlands 0 4,211 £40,000 +2.56% 923
North West -1 4,068 £42,500 +6.25% 948
South West -1 3,378 £41,250 +3.13% 611
East of England 0 3,364 £45,000 +2.27% 590
Yorkshire -1 2,951 £42,500 +6.25% 608
West Midlands 0 2,507 £40,000 +6.67% 529
East Midlands 0 1,693 £40,000 - 393
North East 0 542 £40,000 +6.67% 116
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 22,636 (46.07%) JavaScript
2 21,168 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 19,879 (40.46%) C#
4 18,511 (37.68%) .NET
5 17,218 (35.05%) HTML
6 15,948 (32.46%) CSS
7 15,803 (32.17%) SQL
8 13,294 (27.06%) Java
9 13,204 (26.88%) SQL Server
10 12,645 (25.74%) MVC
11 11,558 (23.52%) AngularJS
12 10,698 (21.77%) ASP.NET
13 10,189 (20.74%) TDD
14 9,577 (19.49%) Finance
15 7,850 (15.98%) Git (software)
16 7,331 (14.92%) Microsoft
17 7,311 (14.88%) jQuery
18 6,511 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 6,457 (13.14%) Scrum
20 6,428 (13.08%) HTML5
21 6,346 (12.92%) Web Development
22 6,058 (12.33%) React
23 5,839 (11.88%) Degree
24 5,733 (11.67%) PHP
25 5,731 (11.66%) OO
26 5,593 (11.38%) Software Engineering
27 5,497 (11.19%) Web Services
28 5,483 (11.16%) RESTful
29 5,156 (10.49%) Node.js
30 5,138 (10.46%) Front End Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1,762 (3.59%) CMS
2 1,189 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1,098 (2.23%) Apache
4 1,055 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 929 (1.89%) WordPress
6 777 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 692 (1.41%) IIS
8 680 (1.38%) Umbraco
9 620 (1.26%) Drupal
10 577 (1.17%) Apache Spark
11 519 (1.06%) Confluence
12 472 (0.96%) JBoss
13 327 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 324 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 318 (0.65%) WebSphere
16 285 (0.58%) nginx
17 278 (0.57%) EPiServer
18 273 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
19 270 (0.55%) Ethereum
20 225 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 776 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 531 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 233 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 228 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 113 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 96 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 72 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 67 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 66 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 56 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 41 (0.083%) GIMP
12 27 (0.055%) InDesign
13 23 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
13 23 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
14 20 (0.041%) InVision
15 18 (0.037%) Fireworks
16 13 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
17 12 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
18 10 (0.020%) Simulink
19 9 (0.018%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 588 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 427 (0.87%) Magento
3 218 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 187 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 149 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
6 119 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 88 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 84 (0.17%) Markit EDM
9 79 (0.16%) NetSuite
10 57 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
11 48 (0.098%) SAP Hybris
11 48 (0.098%) thinkFolio
12 46 (0.094%) Elite 3E
13 44 (0.090%) Eloqua
13 44 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
14 43 (0.088%) Cognos TM1
15 42 (0.085%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 40 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 39 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
17 39 (0.079%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4,831 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4,409 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1,059 (2.16%) GitHub
4 1,043 (2.12%) SaaS
5 675 (1.37%) npm
6 518 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 420 (0.85%) Serverless
8 352 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 344 (0.70%) PaaS
10 337 (0.69%) Office 365
11 300 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 299 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
13 268 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
14 233 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
15 185 (0.38%) IaaS
16 158 (0.32%) Google Play
17 123 (0.25%) Google Analytics
18 109 (0.22%) OpenShift
19 108 (0.22%) Slack
20 103 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 867 (1.76%) Internet
2 677 (1.38%) HTTP
3 260 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 247 (0.50%) SMS
5 208 (0.42%) Intranet
6 137 (0.28%) Broadband
7 120 (0.24%) SSL
8 104 (0.21%) DNS
9 94 (0.19%) Wireless
10 92 (0.19%) Skype
11 70 (0.14%) Hyperconnected
12 59 (0.12%) Bluetooth
13 54 (0.11%) SSH
14 46 (0.094%) AMQP
14 46 (0.094%) HTTPS
15 39 (0.079%) Network Security
16 36 (0.073%) Wi-Fi
17 35 (0.071%) Firewall
18 32 (0.065%) SMTP
19 31 (0.063%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13,204 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 4,656 (9.48%) MySQL
3 3,607 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 2,815 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2,702 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2,320 (4.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 2,313 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 2,237 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 2,019 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
10 1,780 (3.62%) Big Data
11 1,645 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1,479 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
13 1,047 (2.13%) Power BI
14 1,025 (2.09%) Blockchain
15 857 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
16 796 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
17 739 (1.50%) Redis
18 700 (1.42%) Hadoop
19 651 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
20 645 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7,850 (15.98%) Git (software)
2 2,474 (5.04%) Visual Studio
3 2,170 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 1,854 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 1,795 (3.65%) JIRA
6 1,538 (3.13%) Maven
7 1,511 (3.08%) Subversion
8 1,275 (2.60%) Selenium
9 1,225 (2.49%) gulp
10 1,201 (2.44%) JUnit
11 1,069 (2.18%) webpack
12 1,029 (2.09%) NUnit
13 906 (1.84%) TeamCity
14 784 (1.60%) Grunt
15 667 (1.36%) Gradle
16 662 (1.35%) Cucumber
17 563 (1.15%) Jasmine
18 513 (1.04%) Eclipse
19 508 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
20 475 (0.97%) Bitbucket
General
1 9,577 (19.49%) Finance
2 2,866 (5.83%) Banking
3 2,249 (4.58%) Retail
4 1,935 (3.94%) Marketing
5 1,783 (3.63%) Games
6 1,718 (3.50%) Advertising
7 1,164 (2.37%) Front Office
8 1,084 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 848 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 653 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 643 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 517 (1.05%) Law
13 414 (0.84%) Electronics
14 407 (0.83%) Legal
15 331 (0.67%) Back Office
16 322 (0.66%) Automotive
17 252 (0.51%) Publishing
18 123 (0.25%) Music Industry
19 120 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
20 119 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18,511 (37.68%) .NET
2 17,218 (35.05%) HTML
3 15,948 (32.46%) CSS
4 11,558 (23.52%) AngularJS
5 10,698 (21.77%) ASP.NET
6 7,311 (14.88%) jQuery
7 6,511 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6,428 (13.08%) HTML5
9 6,058 (12.33%) React
10 5,497 (11.19%) Web Services
11 5,483 (11.16%) RESTful
12 5,156 (10.49%) Node.js
13 4,828 (9.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4,613 (9.39%) .NET Framework
15 4,403 (8.96%) Spring
16 3,948 (8.04%) CSS3
17 3,870 (7.88%) REST
18 3,283 (6.68%) WCF
19 3,184 (6.48%) XML
20 3,117 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4,205 (8.56%) Greenfield Project
2 4,108 (8.36%) Computer Science
3 3,499 (7.12%) User Experience
4 2,545 (5.18%) Fintech
5 2,255 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1,986 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 1,423 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 1,299 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1,048 (2.13%) Algorithms
10 708 (1.44%) Data Structures
11 620 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 619 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 594 (1.21%) Equities
14 484 (0.99%) Derivative
15 469 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 383 (0.78%) Management Information System
17 333 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
18 327 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
19 252 (0.51%) Social Media
20 249 (0.51%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 4,299 (8.75%) Linux
2 2,583 (5.26%) Windows
3 1,888 (3.84%) Android
4 1,595 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 1,209 (2.46%) Unix
6 257 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 125 (0.25%) CentOS
8 117 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 114 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 94 (0.19%) Debian
11 90 (0.18%) VMS
12 65 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 60 (0.12%) AIX
14 59 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 48 (0.098%) Solaris
16 46 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (0.092%) Windows 10
18 41 (0.083%) Windows 7
19 28 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (0.053%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21,168 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12,645 (25.74%) MVC
3 10,189 (20.74%) TDD
4 6,457 (13.14%) Scrum
5 6,346 (12.92%) Web Development
6 5,731 (11.66%) OO
7 5,593 (11.38%) Software Engineering
8 5,138 (10.46%) Front End Development
9 4,607 (9.38%) BDD
10 4,570 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 4,450 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
12 3,778 (7.69%) Microservices
13 3,547 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
14 3,493 (7.11%) Test Automation
15 3,365 (6.85%) Unit Testing
16 3,142 (6.40%) DevOps
17 3,060 (6.23%) SDLC
18 2,711 (5.52%) Web Application Development
19 2,693 (5.48%) OOP
20 2,676 (5.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22,636 (46.07%) JavaScript
2 19,879 (40.46%) C#
3 15,803 (32.17%) SQL
4 13,294 (27.06%) Java
5 5,733 (11.67%) PHP
6 4,781 (9.73%) Python
7 3,481 (7.09%) T-SQL
8 2,853 (5.81%) C++
9 2,213 (4.50%) Ruby
10 2,140 (4.36%) Java 8
11 1,716 (3.49%) TypeScript
12 1,475 (3.00%) Scala
13 1,389 (2.83%) VB.NET
14 1,275 (2.60%) C
15 1,232 (2.51%) ES6
16 1,007 (2.05%) PL/SQL
17 822 (1.67%) PowerShell
18 668 (1.36%) VB
19 614 (1.25%) Apple Swift
20 580 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5,839 (11.88%) Degree
2 1,956 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 584 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 441 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 321 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 273 (0.56%) PhD
7 237 (0.48%) Master's Degree
8 197 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
9 107 (0.22%) MCPD
10 101 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 85 (0.17%) MCP
12 64 (0.13%) MCSD
13 51 (0.10%) MCTS
14 50 (0.10%) MCSE
15 49 (0.100%) DBS Check
15 49 (0.100%) ISEB
15 49 (0.100%) Sun Certification
16 45 (0.092%) SAFe Agilist
17 44 (0.090%) HND
18 37 (0.075%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,726 (3.51%) QA
2 219 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 131 (0.27%) SLA
4 109 (0.22%) GCP
5 99 (0.20%) GDPR
6 76 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 57 (0.12%) MiFID
8 36 (0.073%) ISO 9001
9 31 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 24 (0.049%) WCAG
11 21 (0.043%) PMO
12 19 (0.039%) WAI
13 15 (0.031%) Disclosure Scotland
14 10 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.018%) HL7
16 8 (0.016%) GAMP
17 6 (0.012%) Cyber Essentials
17 6 (0.012%) EMIR
17 6 (0.012%) HAZOP
17 6 (0.012%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,683 (5.46%) Docker
2 190 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 133 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 60 (0.12%) HDFS
5 59 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (0.100%) Firmware
7 32 (0.065%) GridGain
8 23 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 21 (0.043%) Apache Flume
9 21 (0.043%) VirtualBox
9 21 (0.043%) vSphere
10 20 (0.041%) Hyper-V
11 18 (0.037%) LXC
12 16 (0.033%) Varnish
13 10 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.018%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.014%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.012%) Squid
17 4 (0.008%) Samba
Systems Management
1 782 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 572 (1.16%) Ansible
3 419 (0.85%) Terraform
4 340 (0.69%) Puppet
5 339 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 196 (0.40%) Kibana
7 100 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
8 66 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 54 (0.11%) HockeyApp
10 46 (0.094%) Salt
11 45 (0.092%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 43 (0.088%) WSUS
13 40 (0.081%) Single Sign-On
14 36 (0.073%) logstash
15 35 (0.071%) Mesos
16 34 (0.069%) Prometheus
17 28 (0.057%) Graphite
18 26 (0.053%) Grafana
18 26 (0.053%) HAProxy
19 22 (0.045%) Icinga
Vendors
1 7,331 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 3,240 (6.59%) Oracle
3 1,688 (3.44%) Google
4 789 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 728 (1.48%) Xamarin
6 688 (1.40%) SAP
7 614 (1.25%) Tableau
8 560 (1.14%) Adobe
8 560 (1.14%) Capita
9 527 (1.07%) Zend
10 468 (0.95%) Twitter
11 459 (0.93%) Sitecore
12 439 (0.89%) Facebook
13 298 (0.61%) Apple
14 275 (0.56%) Sybase
15 251 (0.51%) IBM
16 244 (0.50%) Atlassian
17 191 (0.39%) TIBCO
18 173 (0.35%) Talend
19 167 (0.34%) Cognos