Period
to 19 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 35,711 47,275 51,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.25% 29.95% 31.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.42% 31.12% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30,848 41,100 45,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 125,634 151,913 159,969
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.25% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 101,028 123,201 130,137
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +1 15,219 £65,000 +8.33% 2,934
South East 0 7,579 £47,500 +5.56% 1,290
North of England 0 5,259 £42,500 - 1,608
Midlands 0 3,118 £42,500 +6.25% 930
North West 0 3,049 £45,000 +5.88% 944
South West 0 2,703 £42,500 +6.25% 648
Yorkshire 0 1,937 £41,500 -2.35% 522
West Midlands -1 1,819 £42,500 +6.25% 505
East of England -1 1,750 £47,500 +5.56% 562
East Midlands 0 1,287 £40,000 -3.61% 424
North East -2 275 £42,000 +5.00% 142
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 15,621 (43.74%) JavaScript
2 14,869 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
3 13,503 (37.81%) C#
4 12,212 (34.20%) .NET
5 10,840 (30.35%) SQL
6 10,564 (29.58%) HTML
7 9,926 (27.80%) CSS
8 9,103 (25.49%) Java
9 8,054 (22.55%) SQL Server
10 7,108 (19.90%) MVC
11 7,104 (19.89%) AngularJS
12 6,384 (17.88%) ASP.NET
13 6,181 (17.31%) Finance
14 5,911 (16.55%) TDD
15 5,393 (15.10%) Git (software)
16 5,136 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 5,102 (14.29%) React
18 4,758 (13.32%) Microsoft
19 4,398 (12.32%) Software Engineering
20 4,293 (12.02%) Scrum
21 4,254 (11.91%) Amazon AWS
22 4,217 (11.81%) Python
23 4,213 (11.80%) PHP
24 4,027 (11.28%) jQuery
25 3,872 (10.84%) Web Development
26 3,867 (10.83%) Degree
27 3,766 (10.55%) Microservices
28 3,716 (10.41%) Front End Development
29 3,573 (10.01%) Web Services
30 3,556 (9.96%) HTML5

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
1 871 (2.44%) CMS
2 853 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
3 672 (1.88%) WordPress
4 561 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 511 (1.43%) Apache
6 487 (1.36%) Confluence
7 459 (1.29%) Apache Spark
8 405 (1.13%) IIS
9 378 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 349 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 320 (0.90%) Drupal
12 185 (0.52%) JBoss
12 185 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 173 (0.48%) nginx
14 144 (0.40%) Apache Solr
15 137 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 124 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 105 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
18 94 (0.26%) WebLogic
19 91 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 397 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 291 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 152 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 100 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 99 (0.28%) Sketch
6 63 (0.18%) Adobe XD
7 58 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 50 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 35 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 31 (0.087%) Chatbot
11 28 (0.078%) MS Visio
11 28 (0.078%) Zeplin
12 16 (0.045%) InfoPath
12 16 (0.045%) S-PLUS
13 14 (0.039%) GIMP
14 13 (0.036%) InDesign
14 13 (0.036%) InVision
14 13 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
14 13 (0.036%) SPSS
15 10 (0.028%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 454 (1.27%) Magento
2 388 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 115 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 83 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 72 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 68 (0.19%) Shopify
7 65 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 57 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 46 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 41 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 38 (0.11%) Markit EDM
12 33 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 33 (0.092%) SAP S/4HANA
13 32 (0.090%) SAP Hybris
14 30 (0.084%) SAP ERP
15 25 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
15 25 (0.070%) thinkFolio
16 24 (0.067%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 24 (0.067%) Front Arena
16 24 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,136 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4,254 (11.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1,373 (3.84%) Power Platform
4 1,240 (3.47%) SaaS
5 955 (2.67%) Serverless
6 877 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 850 (2.38%) GitHub
8 527 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
9 411 (1.15%) npm
10 389 (1.09%) Amazon S3
11 369 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
12 315 (0.88%) PaaS
13 304 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
14 216 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
15 209 (0.59%) Office 365
16 189 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
17 176 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
18 151 (0.42%) OpenShift
19 147 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
20 125 (0.35%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 466 (1.30%) HTTP
2 408 (1.14%) Internet
3 153 (0.43%) Broadband
4 119 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 83 (0.23%) DNS
6 80 (0.22%) Intranet
6 80 (0.22%) Network Security
7 72 (0.20%) Firewall
8 71 (0.20%) SMTP
9 68 (0.19%) Bluetooth
10 67 (0.19%) WAN
11 63 (0.18%) SSH
12 56 (0.16%) FTP
13 53 (0.15%) RIP
13 53 (0.15%) VPN
14 48 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
15 46 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 46 (0.13%) MPLS
16 45 (0.13%) NetScaler
16 45 (0.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,054 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 3,297 (9.23%) MySQL
3 2,133 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,883 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,875 (5.25%) NoSQL
6 1,759 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1,506 (4.22%) Relational Database
8 1,348 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 1,336 (3.74%) MongoDB
10 1,321 (3.70%) Power BI
11 1,237 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1,187 (3.32%) Big Data
13 730 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
14 629 (1.76%) Redis
15 485 (1.36%) Hadoop
16 450 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
17 392 (1.10%) Oracle Database
18 379 (1.06%) RDBMS
19 333 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
20 325 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5,393 (15.10%) Git (software)
2 1,834 (5.14%) Jenkins
3 1,577 (4.42%) JIRA
4 1,559 (4.37%) Visual Studio
5 1,077 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 930 (2.60%) Maven
7 873 (2.44%) webpack
8 869 (2.43%) Selenium
9 779 (2.18%) Subversion
10 722 (2.02%) JUnit
11 571 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 545 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 542 (1.52%) Bitbucket
14 527 (1.48%) gulp
15 457 (1.28%) NUnit
16 398 (1.11%) Grunt
17 365 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
18 359 (1.01%) Jasmine
19 335 (0.94%) Gradle
20 321 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6,181 (17.31%) Finance
2 1,808 (5.06%) Banking
3 1,629 (4.56%) Retail
4 1,434 (4.02%) Marketing
5 1,009 (2.83%) Games
6 759 (2.13%) Front Office
7 599 (1.68%) Public Sector
8 519 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 498 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 399 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 368 (1.03%) Law
12 334 (0.94%) Advertising
13 239 (0.67%) Electronics
14 238 (0.67%) Legal
15 209 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 202 (0.57%) Back Office
17 162 (0.45%) Automotive
18 128 (0.36%) Publishing
19 121 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
20 61 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,212 (34.20%) .NET
2 10,564 (29.58%) HTML
3 9,926 (27.80%) CSS
4 7,104 (19.89%) AngularJS
5 6,384 (17.88%) ASP.NET
6 5,102 (14.29%) React
7 4,027 (11.28%) jQuery
8 3,573 (10.01%) Web Services
9 3,556 (9.96%) HTML5
10 3,482 (9.75%) Node.js
11 3,275 (9.17%) Spring
12 3,163 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3,094 (8.66%) REST
14 2,950 (8.26%) RESTful
15 2,753 (7.71%) .NET Framework
16 2,685 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2,300 (6.44%) .NET Core
18 2,073 (5.80%) CSS3
19 2,005 (5.61%) XML
20 1,736 (4.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,851 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
2 2,321 (6.50%) User Experience
3 1,730 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 1,394 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 946 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 791 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 765 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 589 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 497 (1.39%) Hedge funds
10 411 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 408 (1.14%) Fixed Income
12 351 (0.98%) Derivative
13 319 (0.89%) Equities
14 258 (0.72%) Management Information System
15 231 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
16 181 (0.51%) Virtual Team
17 172 (0.48%) Client/Server
18 163 (0.46%) Robotics
19 147 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
20 142 (0.40%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2,827 (7.92%) Linux
2 1,459 (4.09%) Windows
3 1,445 (4.05%) Android
4 1,214 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 750 (2.10%) Unix
6 173 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 111 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 101 (0.28%) CentOS
9 80 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 79 (0.22%) Debian
11 52 (0.15%) AIX
12 51 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 48 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (0.084%) MVS
15 28 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (0.062%) Windows 7
17 16 (0.045%) Fedora
18 15 (0.042%) Windows Mobile
19 14 (0.039%) Mac OS X
20 12 (0.034%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,869 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7,108 (19.90%) MVC
3 5,911 (16.55%) TDD
4 4,398 (12.32%) Software Engineering
5 4,293 (12.02%) Scrum
6 3,872 (10.84%) Web Development
7 3,766 (10.55%) Microservices
8 3,716 (10.41%) Front End Development
9 3,494 (9.78%) DevOps
10 3,348 (9.38%) OO
11 2,924 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
12 2,866 (8.03%) Computer Science
13 2,833 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
14 2,745 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
15 2,589 (7.25%) Test Automation
16 2,523 (7.07%) BDD
17 2,361 (6.61%) Unit Testing
18 2,267 (6.35%) SDLC
19 2,188 (6.13%) Mentoring
20 2,125 (5.95%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 15,621 (43.74%) JavaScript
2 13,503 (37.81%) C#
3 10,840 (30.35%) SQL
4 9,103 (25.49%) Java
5 4,217 (11.81%) Python
6 4,213 (11.80%) PHP
7 2,320 (6.50%) T-SQL
8 1,887 (5.28%) C++
9 1,650 (4.62%) TypeScript
10 1,571 (4.40%) Java 8
11 1,183 (3.31%) ES6
12 983 (2.75%) Ruby
13 859 (2.41%) VB.NET
14 838 (2.35%) Scala
15 784 (2.20%) C
16 632 (1.77%) Kotlin
17 631 (1.77%) PL/SQL
18 528 (1.48%) PowerShell
19 462 (1.29%) Apple Swift
20 454 (1.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3,867 (10.83%) Degree
2 1,326 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 762 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 465 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 210 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 189 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 136 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 112 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
9 70 (0.20%) PhD
10 53 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 53 (0.15%) HND
11 47 (0.13%) DBS Check
12 45 (0.13%) CCNP
13 39 (0.11%) AWS Certification
14 29 (0.081%) CCNA
14 29 (0.081%) MCSE
15 26 (0.073%) ISEB
15 26 (0.073%) MCSD
16 25 (0.070%) MCP
17 24 (0.067%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,224 (3.43%) QA
2 168 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 72 (0.20%) GDPR
4 67 (0.19%) WAI
5 56 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 54 (0.15%) SLA
7 48 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 23 (0.064%) DICOM
9 19 (0.053%) PMO
10 16 (0.045%) MiFID
11 13 (0.036%) NCSC
12 12 (0.034%) WCAG
13 11 (0.031%) EMIR
13 11 (0.031%) PCI DSS
14 8 (0.022%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 7 (0.020%) Cyber Essentials
15 7 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.020%) TickIT
16 6 (0.017%) PSD2
17 5 (0.014%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3,255 (9.11%) Docker
2 138 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 54 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.14%) Varnish
5 45 (0.13%) HDFS
6 44 (0.12%) Firmware
7 43 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 43 (0.12%) vSphere
8 39 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (0.056%) VirtualBox
10 17 (0.048%) Apache Flume
11 16 (0.045%) Hyper-V
12 14 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.031%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 11 (0.031%) vCloud
14 9 (0.025%) GridGain
15 8 (0.022%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 5 (0.014%) Cronacle
16 5 (0.014%) LXC
17 4 (0.011%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,476 (4.13%) Kubernetes
2 466 (1.30%) Ansible
3 364 (1.02%) Terraform
4 268 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 204 (0.57%) Puppet
6 80 (0.22%) Kibana
7 55 (0.15%) Grafana
7 55 (0.15%) Nagios
8 51 (0.14%) SQL Sentry
9 50 (0.14%) Rancher
10 46 (0.13%) logstash
11 45 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 45 (0.13%) Mesos
12 40 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
12 40 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
13 39 (0.11%) Marathon
14 37 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
15 35 (0.098%) Prometheus
16 31 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
17 24 (0.067%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4,758 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 2,107 (5.90%) Oracle
3 1,054 (2.95%) Google
4 554 (1.55%) SAP
5 548 (1.53%) Tableau
6 507 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 427 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 363 (1.02%) Zend
9 300 (0.84%) Adobe
10 278 (0.78%) IBM
11 209 (0.59%) Sitecore
12 196 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 157 (0.44%) ServiceNow
14 126 (0.35%) Facebook
15 123 (0.34%) Splunk
16 120 (0.34%) Databricks
17 116 (0.32%) Informatica
18 114 (0.32%) Apple
18 114 (0.32%) Cognos
19 112 (0.31%) MuleSoft