The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 26517 27948 30545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 31.66% 30.25% 29.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.98% 31.33% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22993 25269 26971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
London -2 10963 £59,500 +8.18% 1761
South East 0 4710 £42,500 - 683
North West 0 2461 £40,000 - 416
East of England 0 2031 £45,000 +5.88% 311
West Midlands 0 1799 £40,000 +6.66% 236
South West 0 1784 £40,000 - 277
Yorkshire 0 1689 £40,000 - 303
East Midlands 0 898 £40,000 - 195
North East 0 179 £37,281 +3.55% 38
Midlands -4 3 £42,500 - 435
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 23494 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 21960 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20403 (40.24%) C#
4 19620 (38.70%) HTML
5 19449 (38.36%) .NET
6 18081 (35.66%) CSS
7 16185 (31.92%) SQL
8 14646 (28.89%) SQL Server
9 14110 (27.83%) MVC
10 13493 (26.61%) Java
11 12234 (24.13%) ASP.NET
12 11500 (22.68%) AngularJS
13 11105 (21.90%) TDD
14 9885 (19.50%) Finance
15 8781 (17.32%) jQuery
16 7727 (15.24%) HTML5
17 7682 (15.15%) Web Development
18 7391 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7305 (14.41%) OO
20 7239 (14.28%) Git (software)
21 7237 (14.27%) Microsoft
22 7207 (14.21%) Scrum
23 6626 (13.07%) Degree
24 6500 (12.82%) PHP
25 6166 (12.16%) Web Services
26 5437 (10.72%) MySQL
27 5239 (10.33%) Node.js
28 5089 (10.04%) Software Engineering
29 5034 (9.93%) Front End Development
30 4958 (9.78%) BDD

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 2048 (4.04%) CMS
2 1166 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1161 (2.29%) Apache
4 1037 (2.05%) Tomcat
5 1017 (2.01%) WordPress
6 988 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 749 (1.48%) IIS
8 727 (1.43%) Drupal
9 726 (1.43%) JBoss
10 642 (1.27%) Apache Spark
11 618 (1.22%) Umbraco
12 593 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 422 (0.83%) Confluence
14 391 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
15 382 (0.75%) Apache Solr
16 366 (0.72%) WebLogic
17 345 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
18 317 (0.63%) nginx
19 290 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 251 (0.50%) EPiServer
Applications
1 769 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 737 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 365 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 282 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 137 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 102 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 77 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 70 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 64 (0.13%) InVision
10 27 (0.053%) InDesign
10 27 (0.053%) InfoPath
11 25 (0.049%) Chatbot
12 23 (0.045%) FileZilla
12 23 (0.045%) Fireworks
12 23 (0.045%) GIMP
12 23 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
13 15 (0.030%) 3ds Max
14 13 (0.026%) Maya
15 11 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
16 9 (0.018%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 621 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 600 (1.18%) Magento
3 474 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 140 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 116 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 100 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 71 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 51 (0.10%) Markit EDM
9 50 (0.099%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 47 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
11 43 (0.085%) SAP BPC
12 42 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
13 40 (0.079%) Eloqua
14 39 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
15 36 (0.071%) SAP Hybris
16 35 (0.069%) NetSuite
17 32 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 32 (0.063%) Shopify
18 27 (0.053%) Cognos TM1
19 26 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3053 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3044 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1256 (2.48%) SaaS
4 1091 (2.15%) GitHub
5 275 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 251 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 250 (0.49%) Google Play
8 249 (0.49%) PaaS
9 225 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 211 (0.42%) Office 365
11 174 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 144 (0.28%) Force.com
13 127 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 119 (0.23%) IaaS
15 104 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 101 (0.20%) Heroku
17 87 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
18 85 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
19 77 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
20 59 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1057 (2.08%) Internet
2 904 (1.78%) HTTP
3 299 (0.59%) Intranet
4 231 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 131 (0.26%) Broadband
6 124 (0.24%) FTP
7 117 (0.23%) DNS
8 109 (0.21%) Skype
9 86 (0.17%) SSL
10 58 (0.11%) LDAP
11 55 (0.11%) SMTP
12 54 (0.11%) SSH
13 50 (0.099%) Firewall
14 48 (0.095%) Ethernet
15 45 (0.089%) Wireless
16 37 (0.073%) AMQP
17 35 (0.069%) Extranet
18 33 (0.065%) Wi-Fi
19 31 (0.061%) ZigBee
20 28 (0.055%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14646 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 5437 (10.72%) MySQL
3 3666 (7.23%) NoSQL
4 2960 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2708 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2465 (4.86%) MongoDB
7 2345 (4.63%) Relational Database
8 2014 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
9 1968 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 1787 (3.52%) Big Data
11 1626 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1389 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 1283 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
14 1123 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 1084 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
16 879 (1.73%) Hadoop
17 849 (1.67%) Redis
18 788 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
19 772 (1.52%) RDBMS
20 759 (1.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7239 (14.28%) Git (software)
2 2539 (5.01%) Visual Studio
3 2141 (4.22%) Subversion
4 2017 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 1986 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 1727 (3.41%) JIRA
7 1683 (3.32%) Maven
8 1478 (2.92%) NUnit
9 1302 (2.57%) JUnit
10 1148 (2.26%) TeamCity
11 1147 (2.26%) gulp
12 1116 (2.20%) Selenium
13 971 (1.92%) Grunt
14 648 (1.28%) Jasmine
15 621 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
16 588 (1.16%) Moq
17 582 (1.15%) webpack
18 542 (1.07%) Eclipse
19 534 (1.05%) Gradle
20 502 (0.99%) Cucumber
General
1 9885 (19.50%) Finance
2 3483 (6.87%) Banking
3 2415 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2241 (4.42%) Retail
5 1725 (3.40%) Games
6 1404 (2.77%) Investment Banking
7 1374 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 1131 (2.23%) Advertising
9 1042 (2.06%) Front Office
10 816 (1.61%) Manufacturing
11 783 (1.54%) Electronics
12 665 (1.31%) Legal
13 451 (0.89%) Publishing
14 424 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 394 (0.78%) Back Office
16 340 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 285 (0.56%) Law
18 274 (0.54%) Automotive
19 186 (0.37%) Music Industry
20 177 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19620 (38.70%) HTML
2 19449 (38.36%) .NET
3 18081 (35.66%) CSS
4 12234 (24.13%) ASP.NET
5 11500 (22.68%) AngularJS
6 8781 (17.32%) jQuery
7 7727 (15.24%) HTML5
8 7391 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6166 (12.16%) Web Services
10 5239 (10.33%) Node.js
11 4749 (9.37%) CSS3
12 4683 (9.24%) .NET Framework
13 4451 (8.78%) XML
14 4388 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4354 (8.59%) RESTful
16 4279 (8.44%) Spring
17 4218 (8.32%) React
18 4079 (8.05%) WCF
19 3988 (7.87%) REST
20 3189 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4592 (9.06%) Computer Science
2 3797 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
3 3274 (6.46%) User Experience
4 2375 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 2280 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1761 (3.47%) Fintech
7 1213 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 981 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 791 (1.56%) iPad
10 780 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 677 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 613 (1.21%) Hedge funds
13 514 (1.01%) Social Media
14 511 (1.01%) Derivative
15 468 (0.92%) Equities
16 422 (0.83%) Client/Server
17 398 (0.78%) Fixed Income
18 363 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
19 347 (0.68%) Management Information System
20 322 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4911 (9.69%) Linux
2 2969 (5.86%) Windows
3 2431 (4.79%) Android
4 2134 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 1424 (2.81%) Unix
6 322 (0.64%) Windows Server
7 157 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 155 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 122 (0.24%) CentOS
10 121 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 102 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 99 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 74 (0.15%) Solaris
14 69 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 66 (0.13%) Debian
16 64 (0.13%) Windows Phone
17 46 (0.091%) Windows Mobile
18 40 (0.079%) Embedded Linux
19 39 (0.077%) AIX
20 29 (0.057%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21960 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 14110 (27.83%) MVC
3 11105 (21.90%) TDD
4 7682 (15.15%) Web Development
5 7305 (14.41%) OO
6 7207 (14.21%) Scrum
7 5089 (10.04%) Software Engineering
8 5034 (9.93%) Front End Development
9 4958 (9.78%) BDD
10 4455 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 3964 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
12 3583 (7.07%) E-Commerce
13 3471 (6.85%) Unit Testing
14 3427 (6.76%) OOP
15 3367 (6.64%) SDLC
16 3020 (5.96%) Test Automation
17 2568 (5.06%) Web Application Development
18 2504 (4.94%) Mentoring
19 2412 (4.76%) Multithreading
20 2134 (4.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23494 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 20403 (40.24%) C#
3 16185 (31.92%) SQL
4 13493 (26.61%) Java
5 6500 (12.82%) PHP
6 4218 (8.32%) Python
7 3873 (7.64%) T-SQL
8 3372 (6.65%) C++
9 2376 (4.69%) Ruby
10 1896 (3.74%) VB.NET
11 1434 (2.83%) Scala
12 1314 (2.59%) C
13 1252 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 983 (1.94%) TypeScript
15 959 (1.89%) Objective-C
16 957 (1.89%) ES6
17 789 (1.56%) VB
18 719 (1.42%) Apple Swift
19 659 (1.30%) Perl
20 524 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6626 (13.07%) Degree
2 2160 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 659 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 415 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 395 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 328 (0.65%) PhD
7 266 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
8 158 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 86 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 79 (0.16%) MCP
11 72 (0.14%) MCSD
11 72 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 51 (0.10%) MCTS
13 49 (0.097%) HND
14 43 (0.085%) DBS Check
15 38 (0.075%) ISTQB
16 37 (0.073%) MCAD
16 37 (0.073%) Sun Certification
17 36 (0.071%) A+ Certification
18 27 (0.053%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1521 (3.00%) QA
2 233 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 97 (0.19%) SLA
4 89 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 80 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 59 (0.12%) MiFID
7 46 (0.091%) WCAG
8 25 (0.049%) ISO 14001
8 25 (0.049%) SEPA
9 20 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.037%) GCP
11 18 (0.036%) WAI
12 16 (0.032%) EMIR
13 15 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 12 (0.024%) IFRS
15 10 (0.020%) IFRS 9
16 9 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
17 6 (0.012%) Basel III
17 6 (0.012%) IAS 39
17 6 (0.012%) PMO
System Software
1 1358 (2.68%) Docker
2 111 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 91 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (0.17%) Firmware
5 64 (0.13%) Varnish
6 59 (0.12%) HDFS
7 42 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
8 37 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 28 (0.055%) LXC
10 24 (0.047%) Hyper-V
11 22 (0.043%) Apache Flume
12 18 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (0.034%) Dovecot
14 15 (0.030%) etcd
15 14 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (0.026%) VirtualBox
17 12 (0.024%) KVM
18 11 (0.022%) Shibboleth
18 11 (0.022%) vSphere
19 5 (0.010%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 510 (1.01%) Puppet
2 484 (0.95%) Ansible
3 404 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 294 (0.58%) Kibana
5 247 (0.49%) Kubernetes
6 133 (0.26%) Terraform
7 127 (0.25%) logstash
8 84 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 83 (0.16%) Control-M
10 74 (0.15%) WSUS
11 66 (0.13%) Salt
12 47 (0.093%) Grafana
13 37 (0.073%) Packer
14 32 (0.063%) Capistrano
15 27 (0.053%) Nagios
16 25 (0.049%) Opsview
17 23 (0.045%) Consul
18 22 (0.043%) Mesos
19 20 (0.039%) cPanel
19 20 (0.039%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7237 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 3825 (7.54%) Oracle
3 1340 (2.64%) Google
4 991 (1.95%) SAP
5 814 (1.61%) Zend
6 698 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 662 (1.31%) Adobe
8 652 (1.29%) Xamarin
9 534 (1.05%) Tableau
10 524 (1.03%) Sitecore
11 452 (0.89%) Facebook
12 415 (0.82%) IBM
13 396 (0.78%) Apple
14 332 (0.65%) Sybase
15 223 (0.44%) Cognos
15 223 (0.44%) hybris
16 205 (0.40%) TIBCO
17 203 (0.40%) Red Hat
18 201 (0.40%) Twitter
19 129 (0.25%) Sony
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge DT
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Omni RMS
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus / equity
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago