Period
to 19 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 April 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 38,540 51,250 49,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.03% 30.88% 30.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.20% 32.01% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33,218 45,286 45,118
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 131,991 160,117 156,566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.47% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 106,058 131,959 131,014
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 April 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 April 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 0 16,725 £65,000 +8.33% 3,911
South East 0 7,967 £47,500 +5.56% 1,746
North of England 0 5,396 £42,500 +6.25% 2,134
Midlands -1 3,093 £40,000 - 1,222
South West -1 3,006 £42,500 +6.25% 815
North West 0 2,890 £44,000 +9.32% 1,213
East of England -1 2,289 £50,000 +5.26% 767
Yorkshire 0 2,203 £42,500 +6.25% 734
West Midlands -1 1,757 £41,250 +3.13% 737
East Midlands 0 1,331 £40,000 - 485
North East -2 304 £41,375 +8.88% 187
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 17,344 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 16,162 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 14,783 (38.36%) C#
4 13,524 (35.09%) .NET
5 12,119 (31.45%) HTML
6 11,784 (30.58%) SQL
7 11,339 (29.42%) CSS
8 10,393 (26.97%) Java
9 9,349 (24.26%) SQL Server
10 8,725 (22.64%) MVC
11 8,214 (21.31%) AngularJS
12 7,537 (19.56%) ASP.NET
13 7,050 (18.29%) TDD
14 6,893 (17.89%) Finance
15 5,913 (15.34%) Git (software)
16 5,347 (13.87%) React
17 5,325 (13.82%) Microsoft
18 5,028 (13.05%) Software Engineering
19 4,874 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
20 4,668 (12.11%) jQuery
21 4,594 (11.92%) Scrum
22 4,549 (11.80%) Python
23 4,445 (11.53%) Degree
24 4,279 (11.10%) PHP
25 4,266 (11.07%) HTML5
26 4,237 (10.99%) Web Development
27 4,187 (10.86%) ASP.NET MVC
28 4,163 (10.80%) Web Services
29 4,038 (10.48%) Front End Development
30 3,891 (10.10%) Microservices

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 1,128 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
2 1,008 (2.62%) CMS
3 682 (1.77%) WordPress
4 615 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 580 (1.50%) Apache
6 549 (1.42%) IIS
7 493 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 461 (1.20%) Confluence
9 383 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 383 (0.99%) Drupal
10 377 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 268 (0.70%) JBoss
12 189 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 186 (0.48%) nginx
14 161 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
15 149 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 143 (0.37%) Apache Solr
17 126 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
18 111 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 110 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 507 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 258 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 256 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 91 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 62 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 45 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 36 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
8 29 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 28 (0.073%) MS Visio
10 26 (0.067%) AutoCAD
11 19 (0.049%) InVision
12 18 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
13 13 (0.034%) Fireworks
13 13 (0.034%) Weka
14 11 (0.029%) GIMP
15 10 (0.026%) InfoPath
15 10 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
15 10 (0.026%) SPSS
16 7 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
17 5 (0.013%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 481 (1.25%) Magento
2 438 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 108 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 97 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 78 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 63 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 63 (0.16%) Shopify
7 61 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 58 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 47 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 45 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
11 37 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 33 (0.086%) R3 Corda
13 29 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
14 27 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
15 25 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 24 (0.062%) Temenos T24
17 22 (0.057%) Oracle Payroll
18 19 (0.049%) Markit EDM
18 19 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4,874 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,816 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1,132 (2.94%) SaaS
4 817 (2.12%) GitHub
5 705 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 654 (1.70%) Serverless
7 390 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
8 371 (0.96%) npm
9 311 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 283 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
11 270 (0.70%) PaaS
12 259 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
13 237 (0.61%) Office 365
14 152 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
15 146 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
16 145 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 122 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
17 122 (0.32%) OpenShift
18 118 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 112 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 624 (1.62%) Internet
2 510 (1.32%) HTTP
3 129 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 122 (0.32%) Broadband
5 110 (0.29%) Intranet
6 102 (0.26%) Network Security
7 79 (0.20%) DNS
8 73 (0.19%) Firewall
8 73 (0.19%) SSH
9 68 (0.18%) Bluetooth
10 65 (0.17%) SSL
11 64 (0.17%) Wireless
12 58 (0.15%) RIP
13 57 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 51 (0.13%) SMTP
15 49 (0.13%) AMQP
16 48 (0.12%) VPN
17 47 (0.12%) FTP
18 46 (0.12%) VoIP
19 43 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9,349 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 3,308 (8.58%) MySQL
3 2,321 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 2,096 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,928 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,785 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 1,657 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1,637 (4.25%) MongoDB
9 1,377 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
10 1,327 (3.44%) Big Data
11 1,164 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1,151 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
13 1,042 (2.70%) Power BI
14 685 (1.78%) Redis
15 520 (1.35%) Hadoop
16 504 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
17 477 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 466 (1.21%) RDBMS
19 427 (1.11%) Oracle Database
20 395 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5,913 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 1,894 (4.91%) Jenkins
3 1,889 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 1,432 (3.72%) JIRA
5 1,321 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1,081 (2.80%) Maven
7 920 (2.39%) Selenium
8 890 (2.31%) Subversion
9 867 (2.25%) webpack
10 748 (1.94%) JUnit
11 703 (1.82%) gulp
12 690 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 617 (1.60%) Cucumber
14 547 (1.42%) NUnit
15 542 (1.41%) Gradle
16 506 (1.31%) Grunt
17 431 (1.12%) Bitbucket
18 424 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
19 374 (0.97%) Jasmine
20 334 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6,893 (17.89%) Finance
2 2,115 (5.49%) Banking
3 1,551 (4.02%) Retail
4 1,535 (3.98%) Marketing
5 1,162 (3.02%) Games
6 739 (1.92%) Front Office
7 566 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 507 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 499 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 406 (1.05%) Advertising
11 354 (0.92%) Law
12 297 (0.77%) Legal
13 264 (0.69%) Electronics
14 210 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 193 (0.50%) Automotive
16 192 (0.50%) Back Office
17 189 (0.49%) Publishing
18 157 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 95 (0.25%) Billing
20 66 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13,524 (35.09%) .NET
2 12,119 (31.45%) HTML
3 11,339 (29.42%) CSS
4 8,214 (21.31%) AngularJS
5 7,537 (19.56%) ASP.NET
6 5,347 (13.87%) React
7 4,668 (12.11%) jQuery
8 4,266 (11.07%) HTML5
9 4,187 (10.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4,163 (10.80%) Web Services
11 3,816 (9.90%) Node.js
12 3,745 (9.72%) Spring
13 3,625 (9.41%) RESTful
14 3,351 (8.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3,240 (8.41%) REST
16 3,094 (8.03%) .NET Framework
17 2,584 (6.70%) CSS3
18 2,325 (6.03%) XML
19 2,116 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 2,081 (5.40%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 3,208 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
2 2,525 (6.55%) User Experience
3 2,125 (5.51%) Fintech
4 1,827 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1,376 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1,050 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 1,021 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
8 980 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 646 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 533 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 519 (1.35%) Hedge funds
12 477 (1.24%) Derivative
13 467 (1.21%) Fixed Income
14 417 (1.08%) Equities
15 299 (0.78%) Management Information System
16 231 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
17 210 (0.54%) Virtual Team
18 176 (0.46%) Social Media
19 165 (0.43%) Robotics
20 158 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3,132 (8.13%) Linux
2 1,829 (4.75%) Windows
3 1,530 (3.97%) Android
4 1,278 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 909 (2.36%) Unix
6 191 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 171 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 84 (0.22%) Debian
9 81 (0.21%) CentOS
10 69 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 62 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 52 (0.13%) Solaris
13 48 (0.12%) Windows 10
14 39 (0.10%) AIX
15 27 (0.070%) Mac OS X
15 27 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (0.060%) CoreOS
17 20 (0.052%) DC/OS
17 20 (0.052%) openSUSE
18 19 (0.049%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16,162 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8,725 (22.64%) MVC
3 7,050 (18.29%) TDD
4 5,028 (13.05%) Software Engineering
5 4,594 (11.92%) Scrum
6 4,237 (10.99%) Web Development
7 4,038 (10.48%) Front End Development
8 3,891 (10.10%) Microservices
9 3,720 (9.65%) OO
10 3,302 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 3,166 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
12 3,149 (8.17%) Computer Science
13 3,004 (7.79%) DevOps
14 2,893 (7.51%) BDD
15 2,806 (7.28%) Test Automation
16 2,797 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
17 2,543 (6.60%) Unit Testing
18 2,383 (6.18%) SDLC
19 2,117 (5.49%) OOP
20 2,063 (5.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17,344 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 14,783 (38.36%) C#
3 11,784 (30.58%) SQL
4 10,393 (26.97%) Java
5 4,549 (11.80%) Python
6 4,279 (11.10%) PHP
7 2,486 (6.45%) C++
8 2,483 (6.44%) T-SQL
9 1,708 (4.43%) Java 8
10 1,571 (4.08%) TypeScript
11 1,330 (3.45%) ES6
12 1,272 (3.30%) Ruby
13 1,039 (2.70%) C
14 938 (2.43%) VB.NET
15 859 (2.23%) Scala
16 777 (2.02%) PL/SQL
17 529 (1.37%) Kotlin
18 517 (1.34%) Go
18 517 (1.34%) PowerShell
19 508 (1.32%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4,445 (11.53%) Degree
2 1,370 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 889 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 631 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 227 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 208 (0.54%) PhD
7 186 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
8 159 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 158 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 68 (0.18%) HND
11 53 (0.14%) DBS Check
12 35 (0.091%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (0.083%) CCNP
14 30 (0.078%) AWS Certification
15 25 (0.065%) MCSD
15 25 (0.065%) PMI Certification
16 24 (0.062%) Postgraduate
17 19 (0.049%) CCNA
17 19 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (0.042%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,362 (3.53%) QA
2 213 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 140 (0.36%) GDPR
4 84 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 59 (0.15%) SLA
7 54 (0.14%) WAI
8 53 (0.14%) MiFID
9 21 (0.054%) PCI DSS
10 20 (0.052%) DICOM
11 17 (0.044%) PMO
12 16 (0.042%) Solvency II
13 13 (0.034%) WCAG
14 12 (0.031%) GAMP
14 12 (0.031%) HL7
15 11 (0.029%) EMIR
15 11 (0.029%) IFRS
16 10 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
17 8 (0.021%) ISO 14001
18 6 (0.016%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3,051 (7.92%) Docker
2 170 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 74 (0.19%) Varnish
4 71 (0.18%) HDFS
5 69 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 59 (0.15%) vSphere
7 51 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 49 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (0.11%) Firmware
10 37 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.042%) Hyper-V
13 15 (0.039%) Apache Flume
14 12 (0.031%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 10 (0.026%) GridGain
16 8 (0.021%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.013%) etcd
17 5 (0.013%) KVM
18 4 (0.010%) Postfix
19 3 (0.008%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,325 (3.44%) Kubernetes
2 512 (1.33%) Ansible
3 303 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 297 (0.77%) Terraform
5 270 (0.70%) Puppet
6 133 (0.35%) Kibana
7 88 (0.23%) logstash
8 57 (0.15%) Mesos
9 49 (0.13%) Grafana
10 42 (0.11%) Rancher
11 37 (0.096%) FortiGate
11 37 (0.096%) Salt
12 36 (0.093%) Nagios
13 34 (0.088%) Prometheus
14 31 (0.080%) Docker Swarm
14 31 (0.080%) Single Sign-On
15 30 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
16 29 (0.075%) Marathon
17 21 (0.054%) SQL Sentry
18 18 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5,325 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 2,412 (6.26%) Oracle
3 1,084 (2.81%) Google
4 517 (1.34%) Xamarin
5 508 (1.32%) Tableau
6 503 (1.31%) SAP
7 438 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 355 (0.92%) Zend
9 335 (0.87%) Adobe
10 305 (0.79%) Sitecore
11 263 (0.68%) IBM
12 218 (0.57%) Facebook
13 169 (0.44%) Apple
14 165 (0.43%) Atlassian
15 132 (0.34%) Splunk
16 120 (0.31%) Red Hat
17 117 (0.30%) ServiceNow
18 107 (0.28%) TIBCO
19 106 (0.28%) Cognos
20 102 (0.26%) Informatica