Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 51644 53146 60377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.60% 29.67% 29.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.96% 30.74% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44730 48194 54826
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -2 21620 £57,500 - 1942
South East 0 9862 £45,000 +5.88% 674
North of England 0 7793 £40,000 - 795
Midlands 0 4979 £37,500 -3.85% 413
North West 0 4535 £40,000 - 422
East of England 0 3773 £45,000 +5.88% 335
South West 0 3589 £40,000 - 298
West Midlands 0 3169 £37,500 - 214
Yorkshire +1 2851 £40,000 - 318
East Midlands 0 1813 £37,500 -6.25% 191
North East 0 415 £37,500 - 55
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the England region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 23373 (45.26%) JavaScript
2 22782 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20381 (39.46%) C#
4 19064 (36.91%) .NET
5 18864 (36.53%) HTML
6 17123 (33.16%) CSS
7 16429 (31.81%) SQL
8 14419 (27.92%) MVC
9 14353 (27.79%) SQL Server
10 14033 (27.17%) Java
11 11917 (23.08%) ASP.NET
12 11480 (22.23%) AngularJS
13 10909 (21.12%) TDD
14 10552 (20.43%) Finance
15 8593 (16.64%) jQuery
16 7545 (14.61%) Git (software)
17 7445 (14.42%) HTML5
17 7445 (14.42%) Web Development
18 7322 (14.18%) Scrum
19 7279 (14.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 7172 (13.89%) Microsoft
21 6874 (13.31%) OO
22 6723 (13.02%) PHP
23 6423 (12.44%) Degree
24 6060 (11.73%) Web Services
25 5584 (10.81%) Node.js
26 5394 (10.44%) Front End Development
27 5316 (10.29%) MySQL
28 5261 (10.19%) RESTful
29 5152 (9.98%) Software Engineering

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 2003 (3.88%) CMS
2 1213 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1201 (2.33%) Apache
4 1095 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 1045 (2.02%) WordPress
6 986 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 888 (1.72%) IIS
8 669 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 631 (1.22%) JBoss
10 624 (1.21%) Drupal
11 619 (1.20%) Umbraco
12 519 (1.00%) Confluence
13 441 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 362 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
15 338 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
16 308 (0.60%) Apache Solr
17 286 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
18 275 (0.53%) nginx
19 253 (0.49%) EPiServer
20 227 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 787 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 687 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 399 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 334 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 167 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 79 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 45 (0.087%) Chatbot
8 44 (0.085%) MS Visio
9 43 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
10 37 (0.072%) InVision
11 35 (0.068%) InfoPath
12 31 (0.060%) InDesign
13 27 (0.052%) FileZilla
14 21 (0.041%) GIMP
15 20 (0.039%) SPSS
16 12 (0.023%) HipChat
17 9 (0.017%) Moqups
18 8 (0.015%) Fireworks
18 8 (0.015%) XMetaL
19 7 (0.014%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 691 (1.34%) Magento
2 686 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 225 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 184 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 135 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 99 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
7 65 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 52 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 50 (0.097%) Shopify
10 38 (0.074%) SAP CRM
11 37 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
12 34 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
13 32 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
14 31 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 28 (0.054%) Markit EDM
15 28 (0.054%) NetSuite
16 26 (0.050%) MetaTrader
17 25 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
18 24 (0.046%) Cognos TM1
19 23 (0.045%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3718 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3663 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1367 (2.65%) SaaS
4 1232 (2.39%) GitHub
5 523 (1.01%) npm
6 351 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 323 (0.63%) Google Play
8 300 (0.58%) Office 365
9 286 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 219 (0.42%) PaaS
11 209 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
12 188 (0.36%) Serverless
13 182 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
14 140 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 133 (0.26%) Google Analytics
16 130 (0.25%) IaaS
17 117 (0.23%) Heroku
18 112 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
19 111 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
20 105 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1204 (2.33%) Internet
2 774 (1.50%) HTTP
3 291 (0.56%) Intranet
4 237 (0.46%) SMS
5 199 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 184 (0.36%) Broadband
7 112 (0.22%) DNS
8 109 (0.21%) Wireless
9 106 (0.21%) FTP
10 85 (0.16%) Skype
11 82 (0.16%) Hyperconnected
12 81 (0.16%) AMQP
13 77 (0.15%) SSL
14 65 (0.13%) Firewall
14 65 (0.13%) SMTP
15 58 (0.11%) ATM
16 54 (0.10%) Ethernet
17 51 (0.099%) HTTPS
18 47 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
19 42 (0.081%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14353 (27.79%) SQL Server
2 5316 (10.29%) MySQL
3 3598 (6.97%) NoSQL
4 2826 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2630 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2447 (4.74%) Relational Database
7 2250 (4.36%) MongoDB
8 2142 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1776 (3.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 1774 (3.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 1720 (3.33%) Big Data
12 1470 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1350 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
14 1120 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 964 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 909 (1.76%) Hadoop
17 832 (1.61%) Power BI
18 787 (1.52%) Redis
19 724 (1.40%) RDBMS
20 702 (1.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7545 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 2788 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 2004 (3.88%) Subversion
4 1985 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1969 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 1926 (3.73%) JIRA
7 1497 (2.90%) NUnit
8 1447 (2.80%) Maven
9 1308 (2.53%) JUnit
10 1289 (2.50%) TeamCity
11 1133 (2.19%) gulp
12 1045 (2.02%) Selenium
13 882 (1.71%) Grunt
14 749 (1.45%) webpack
15 666 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
16 621 (1.20%) Moq
17 614 (1.19%) Cucumber
18 526 (1.02%) Jasmine
19 518 (1.00%) Eclipse
20 507 (0.98%) Gradle
General
1 10552 (20.43%) Finance
2 3892 (7.54%) Banking
3 2572 (4.98%) Marketing
4 2542 (4.92%) Retail
5 1982 (3.84%) Investment Banking
6 1950 (3.78%) Games
7 1707 (3.31%) Advertising
8 1420 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 1315 (2.55%) Front Office
10 1278 (2.47%) Retail Banking
11 983 (1.90%) Electronics
12 977 (1.89%) Manufacturing
13 495 (0.96%) Legal
14 435 (0.84%) Publishing
15 419 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 401 (0.78%) Back Office
17 347 (0.67%) Law
18 324 (0.63%) Automotive
19 254 (0.49%) Music Industry
20 228 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19064 (36.91%) .NET
2 18864 (36.53%) HTML
3 17123 (33.16%) CSS
4 11917 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 11480 (22.23%) AngularJS
6 8593 (16.64%) jQuery
7 7445 (14.42%) HTML5
8 7279 (14.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6060 (11.73%) Web Services
10 5584 (10.81%) Node.js
11 5261 (10.19%) RESTful
12 4860 (9.41%) React
13 4741 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4628 (8.96%) CSS3
15 4504 (8.72%) .NET Framework
16 4453 (8.62%) Spring
17 4072 (7.88%) REST
18 4007 (7.76%) WCF
19 3922 (7.59%) XML
20 3620 (7.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4573 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 3898 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
3 3509 (6.79%) User Experience
4 2624 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2250 (4.36%) Mobile App
6 2110 (4.09%) Fintech
7 1293 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 982 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 890 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 782 (1.51%) Data Structures
11 772 (1.49%) Derivative
12 641 (1.24%) Equities
13 537 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 507 (0.98%) Client/Server
15 477 (0.92%) Fixed Income
16 466 (0.90%) iPad
17 458 (0.89%) Social Media
18 347 (0.67%) Management Information System
19 345 (0.67%) N-Tier
20 320 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4811 (9.32%) Linux
2 2962 (5.74%) Windows
3 2309 (4.47%) Android
4 1968 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 1626 (3.15%) Unix
6 280 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 122 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 112 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 106 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 94 (0.18%) CentOS
11 91 (0.18%) Debian
12 74 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 71 (0.14%) Solaris
14 68 (0.13%) AIX
15 51 (0.099%) Windows 7
16 49 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
17 43 (0.083%) Windows Phone
18 42 (0.081%) Windows 10
19 39 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (0.064%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22782 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14419 (27.92%) MVC
3 10909 (21.12%) TDD
4 7445 (14.42%) Web Development
5 7322 (14.18%) Scrum
6 6874 (13.31%) OO
7 5394 (10.44%) Front End Development
8 5152 (9.98%) Software Engineering
9 5046 (9.77%) BDD
10 4581 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
11 4133 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 3765 (7.29%) SDLC
13 3687 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 3382 (6.55%) Test Automation
15 3351 (6.49%) OOP
16 3321 (6.43%) E-Commerce
17 3099 (6.00%) Web Application Development
18 2909 (5.63%) Microservices
19 2533 (4.90%) Mentoring
20 2247 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23373 (45.26%) JavaScript
2 20381 (39.46%) C#
3 16429 (31.81%) SQL
4 14033 (27.17%) Java
5 6723 (13.02%) PHP
6 4759 (9.22%) Python
7 3877 (7.51%) T-SQL
8 3414 (6.61%) C++
9 2464 (4.77%) Ruby
10 1722 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 1526 (2.95%) C
12 1298 (2.51%) Scala
13 1126 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 1117 (2.16%) TypeScript
15 969 (1.88%) ES6
16 817 (1.58%) VB
17 807 (1.56%) Objective-C
18 664 (1.29%) Apple Swift
19 589 (1.14%) PowerShell
20 536 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6423 (12.44%) Degree
2 2069 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 664 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 450 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 383 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 298 (0.58%) PhD
7 201 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 164 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 93 (0.18%) MCP
10 87 (0.17%) MCSD
11 83 (0.16%) MCPD
12 52 (0.10%) MCAD
13 50 (0.097%) HND
14 46 (0.089%) MCTS
15 45 (0.087%) Sun Certification
16 42 (0.081%) DBS Check
17 41 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
18 40 (0.077%) ISTQB
19 36 (0.070%) DV Cleared
20 33 (0.064%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1876 (3.63%) QA
2 325 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 132 (0.26%) SLA
4 89 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 62 (0.12%) GCP
6 58 (0.11%) WCAG
7 39 (0.076%) MiFID
8 31 (0.060%) SEPA
9 29 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 29 (0.056%) PMO
10 28 (0.054%) WAI
11 22 (0.043%) ISO 9001
12 21 (0.041%) EMIR
13 17 (0.033%) IFRS
14 15 (0.029%) IFRS 9
15 12 (0.023%) HL7
16 11 (0.021%) Basel III
16 11 (0.021%) GAMP
16 11 (0.021%) GDPR
16 11 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1909 (3.70%) Docker
2 150 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 97 (0.19%) HDFS
4 50 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (0.089%) Firmware
6 39 (0.076%) Apache Flume
7 24 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 24 (0.046%) Varnish
8 23 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.035%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.027%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.021%) Samba
11 11 (0.021%) vSphere
12 9 (0.017%) GridGain
12 9 (0.017%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.015%) Squid
14 7 (0.014%) Dovecot
15 6 (0.012%) KVM
16 4 (0.008%) LXC
16 4 (0.008%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 509 (0.99%) Ansible
2 496 (0.96%) Puppet
3 350 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 327 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 219 (0.42%) Kibana
6 132 (0.26%) Terraform
7 84 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 82 (0.16%) WSUS
9 60 (0.12%) logstash
10 47 (0.091%) Capistrano
11 45 (0.087%) Nagios
11 45 (0.087%) Salt
12 41 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 38 (0.074%) Packer
14 36 (0.070%) Hadoop YARN
15 35 (0.068%) Oozie
16 29 (0.056%) Consul
16 29 (0.056%) HockeyApp
17 28 (0.054%) Docker Swarm
18 27 (0.052%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7172 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3770 (7.30%) Oracle
3 1812 (3.51%) Google
4 1319 (2.55%) SAP
5 843 (1.63%) Zend
6 615 (1.19%) Adobe
7 598 (1.16%) Tableau
8 581 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 571 (1.11%) Facebook
10 538 (1.04%) Xamarin
11 531 (1.03%) Sitecore
12 462 (0.89%) Apple
13 432 (0.84%) IBM
14 388 (0.75%) Sybase
15 378 (0.73%) Twitter
16 325 (0.63%) Cognos
17 267 (0.52%) hybris
18 214 (0.41%) TIBCO
19 177 (0.34%) Atlassian
20 167 (0.32%) Telerik