Period
to

The median annual salary for a Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 29,477 22,351 24,255
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 21.53% 27.41% 28.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.24% 29.68% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17,720 18,386 20,981
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.15% +1.90% +5.00%

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 126,812 75,305 81,459
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.63% 92.36% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 72,454 58,331 66,733
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%
75th Percentile £79,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in England

Developer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in England.

Salary trend for Developer in England

Developer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -4 15,778 £75,000 +7.14% 2,188
South East -2 4,345 £55,000 +5.26% 544
North of England -2 3,765 £52,500 +16.67% 809
Midlands -2 2,195 £50,000 +11.11% 489
South West 0 1,908 £52,500 +16.67% 328
North West -2 1,794 £55,000 +15.79% 460
Yorkshire -1 1,612 £52,500 +16.67% 255
West Midlands -2 1,484 £52,500 +16.67% 307
East of England -8 925 £50,000 - 286
East Midlands -3 688 £50,000 +17.65% 182
North East +1 361 £45,000 +5.88% 97
South Coast - 1 £70,000 -
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Developer job roles required the following 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 13,384 (45.40%) Agile
2 13,110 (44.48%) JavaScript
3 9,383 (31.83%) React
4 8,249 (27.98%) C#
5 7,752 (26.30%) .NET
6 7,628 (25.88%) HTML
7 7,469 (25.34%) SQL
8 7,345 (24.92%) CSS
9 7,127 (24.18%) Java
10 6,473 (21.96%) AWS
11 6,314 (21.42%) Finance
12 6,216 (21.09%) Azure
13 5,992 (20.33%) Full Stack Development
14 5,864 (19.89%) Git (software)
15 5,166 (17.53%) Docker
16 5,156 (17.49%) DevOps
17 5,146 (17.46%) Python
18 4,951 (16.80%) TypeScript
19 4,949 (16.79%) Software Engineering
20 4,928 (16.72%) AngularJS
21 4,823 (16.36%) CI/CD
22 4,795 (16.27%) TDD
23 4,740 (16.08%) Social Skills
24 4,571 (15.51%) Microservices
25 4,446 (15.08%) Front End Development
26 4,416 (14.98%) Node.js
27 4,212 (14.29%) SQL Server
28 4,080 (13.84%) Kubernetes
29 3,773 (12.80%) Scrum
30 3,733 (12.66%) Microsoft

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
1 948 (3.22%) CMS
2 727 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 535 (1.81%) WordPress
4 436 (1.48%) Confluence
5 373 (1.27%) Apache
6 286 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 281 (0.95%) IIS
8 199 (0.68%) nginx
9 189 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 172 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 161 (0.55%) Drupal
12 124 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 123 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 83 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
15 78 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
16 74 (0.25%) Headless CMS
17 71 (0.24%) Tornado
18 63 (0.21%) Jetty
19 60 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
20 54 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 322 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 182 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 123 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 106 (0.36%) Camtasia
5 85 (0.29%) Adobe XD
6 79 (0.27%) Sketch
7 77 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 56 (0.19%) InVision
9 48 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 46 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 39 (0.13%) Campfire
11 39 (0.13%) MS Visio
12 36 (0.12%) Chatbot
13 26 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
14 23 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
15 16 (0.054%) Maya
16 11 (0.037%) InDesign
17 5 (0.017%) GIMP
17 5 (0.017%) Microsoft Project
17 5 (0.017%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 203 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 147 (0.50%) Magento
3 104 (0.35%) Shopify
4 70 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
5 68 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 41 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 32 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 31 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 28 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
10 26 (0.088%) WebTrends
11 21 (0.071%) R3 Corda
12 20 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
13 19 (0.064%) SAP S/4HANA
14 17 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
15 15 (0.051%) Academy Housing
16 14 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
16 14 (0.047%) thinkFolio
17 13 (0.044%) Summit
18 12 (0.041%) Maximo
18 12 (0.041%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 6,473 (21.96%) AWS
2 6,216 (21.09%) Azure
3 1,934 (6.56%) GCP
4 1,876 (6.36%) SaaS
5 1,457 (4.94%) GitHub
6 1,419 (4.81%) Serverless
7 1,248 (4.23%) Power Platform
8 748 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
9 690 (2.34%) npm
10 552 (1.87%) Amazon S3
11 449 (1.52%) PaaS
12 404 (1.37%) Firebase
13 402 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
14 386 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
15 284 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
16 260 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
17 250 (0.85%) PowerApps
18 230 (0.78%) Amazon ECS
19 222 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
20 219 (0.74%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 644 (2.18%) HTTP
2 455 (1.54%) Broadband
3 447 (1.52%) Internet
4 154 (0.52%) VoIP
5 97 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 78 (0.26%) DNS
7 69 (0.23%) 5G
8 64 (0.22%) Intranet
9 52 (0.18%) MQTT
9 52 (0.18%) SSL
10 43 (0.15%) WebEx
11 40 (0.14%) AMQP
12 33 (0.11%) Network Security
13 32 (0.11%) NFC
14 30 (0.10%) HTTPS
14 30 (0.10%) SSH
15 26 (0.088%) Asterisk PBX
15 26 (0.088%) PBX
16 23 (0.078%) FTP
17 22 (0.075%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,212 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2,551 (8.65%) MySQL
3 1,994 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1,917 (6.50%) NoSQL
5 1,702 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 1,330 (4.51%) MongoDB
7 1,062 (3.60%) Power BI
8 863 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 820 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
10 818 (2.78%) Redis
11 704 (2.39%) Big Data
12 671 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 516 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 361 (1.22%) RDBMS
15 316 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 280 (0.95%) Tableau
17 271 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 226 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
19 215 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
20 208 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5,864 (19.89%) Git (software)
2 1,806 (6.13%) Jenkins
3 1,535 (5.21%) JIRA
4 979 (3.32%) webpack
5 734 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 687 (2.33%) Cypress.io
7 633 (2.15%) Maven
8 630 (2.14%) GitLab
9 570 (1.93%) JUnit
10 555 (1.88%) Bitbucket
11 528 (1.79%) TeamCity
12 478 (1.62%) Selenium
13 437 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 408 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
15 370 (1.26%) Gradle
16 350 (1.19%) gulp
17 330 (1.12%) NUnit
18 309 (1.05%) Mocha
19 299 (1.01%) Mockito
20 265 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 6,314 (21.42%) Finance
2 4,740 (16.08%) Social Skills
3 1,932 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1,647 (5.59%) Games
5 1,437 (4.87%) Marketing
6 1,399 (4.75%) Banking
7 1,290 (4.38%) Retail
8 984 (3.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 901 (3.06%) Front Office
10 841 (2.85%) Public Sector
11 696 (2.36%) Manufacturing
12 541 (1.84%) Advertising
13 441 (1.50%) Telecoms
14 436 (1.48%) Legal
15 416 (1.41%) Publishing
16 344 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
17 338 (1.15%) Law
18 336 (1.14%) Automotive
19 271 (0.92%) Financial Institution
19 271 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,383 (31.83%) React
2 7,752 (26.30%) .NET
3 7,628 (25.88%) HTML
4 7,345 (24.92%) CSS
5 4,928 (16.72%) AngularJS
6 4,416 (14.98%) Node.js
7 3,588 (12.17%) REST
8 3,152 (10.69%) .NET Core
9 2,973 (10.09%) RESTful
10 2,922 (9.91%) HTML5
11 2,627 (8.91%) Spring
12 2,572 (8.73%) ASP.NET
13 2,506 (8.50%) Vue.js
14 2,133 (7.24%) Web Services
15 2,120 (7.19%) .NET Framework
16 1,954 (6.63%) jQuery
17 1,933 (6.56%) Sass
18 1,820 (6.17%) CSS3
19 1,778 (6.03%) Redux
20 1,593 (5.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3,422 (11.61%) User Experience
2 2,453 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
3 1,673 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 1,148 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
5 979 (3.32%) Data Structures
6 752 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 730 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 666 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 658 (2.23%) Social Media
10 651 (2.21%) Algorithms
10 651 (2.21%) Derivative
11 643 (2.18%) Equities
12 568 (1.93%) Hedge funds
13 567 (1.92%) Cloud Native
14 536 (1.82%) Fixed Income
15 349 (1.18%) Blockchain
16 321 (1.09%) Blog
17 309 (1.05%) Sports Betting
18 299 (1.01%) IoT
19 278 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2,357 (8.00%) Linux
2 1,716 (5.82%) Android
3 1,674 (5.68%) Apple iOS
4 1,049 (3.56%) Windows
5 598 (2.03%) Unix
6 163 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 69 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 68 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 56 (0.19%) Debian
10 48 (0.16%) Mesosphere
11 47 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 35 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 34 (0.12%) CentOS
14 27 (0.092%) VMS
15 26 (0.088%) Windows Server 2016
16 22 (0.075%) Windows Phone
17 20 (0.068%) tvOS
18 10 (0.034%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 9 (0.031%) Alpine Linux
19 9 (0.031%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,384 (45.40%) Agile
2 5,992 (20.33%) Full Stack Development
3 5,156 (17.49%) DevOps
4 4,949 (16.79%) Software Engineering
5 4,823 (16.36%) CI/CD
6 4,795 (16.27%) TDD
7 4,571 (15.51%) Microservices
8 4,446 (15.08%) Front End Development
9 3,773 (12.80%) Scrum
10 3,641 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
11 3,039 (10.31%) MVC
12 3,038 (10.31%) Test Automation
13 2,914 (9.89%) Mentoring
14 2,807 (9.52%) OO
15 2,746 (9.32%) Web Development
16 2,506 (8.50%) Analytics
17 2,384 (8.09%) Unit Testing
18 2,341 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
19 2,234 (7.58%) Computer Science
20 2,079 (7.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13,110 (44.48%) JavaScript
2 8,249 (27.98%) C#
3 7,469 (25.34%) SQL
4 7,127 (24.18%) Java
5 5,146 (17.46%) Python
6 4,951 (16.80%) TypeScript
7 2,791 (9.47%) PHP
8 1,511 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 1,435 (4.87%) Go
10 1,266 (4.29%) Kotlin
11 1,216 (4.13%) C++
12 1,118 (3.79%) ES6
13 779 (2.64%) Apple Swift
14 716 (2.43%) Ruby
15 647 (2.19%) C
16 468 (1.59%) PowerShell
17 459 (1.56%) Scala
18 378 (1.28%) Objective-C
19 326 (1.11%) VB.NET
20 288 (0.98%) Bash
Qualifications
1 3,093 (10.49%) Degree
2 1,143 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 547 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 448 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 400 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
6 395 (1.34%) OCP
7 393 (1.33%) CIW
7 393 (1.33%) OCA
8 230 (0.78%) Master's Degree
9 219 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 144 (0.49%) PhD
11 92 (0.31%) DBS Check
12 85 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
13 45 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
14 42 (0.14%) DV Cleared
15 36 (0.12%) AWS Certification
16 23 (0.078%) HND
17 22 (0.075%) Postgraduate
18 18 (0.061%) MCSE
18 18 (0.061%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,728 (5.86%) QA
2 829 (2.81%) Accessibility
3 173 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 141 (0.48%) WCAG
5 131 (0.44%) GDPR
6 43 (0.15%) MiFID
6 43 (0.15%) SLA
7 37 (0.13%) EMIR
8 33 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 30 (0.10%) WAI
10 28 (0.095%) HL7
11 25 (0.085%) PCI DSS
12 22 (0.075%) ISO 9001
13 21 (0.071%) FATCA
14 18 (0.061%) PSD2
15 16 (0.054%) PMO
16 15 (0.051%) IFRS
16 15 (0.051%) IFRS 9
17 10 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
18 6 (0.020%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5,166 (17.53%) Docker
2 99 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 70 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 47 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (0.10%) Firmware
7 16 (0.054%) Kamailio
7 16 (0.054%) OpenSIPS
8 13 (0.044%) VirtualBox
9 11 (0.037%) Varnish
10 9 (0.031%) KVM
11 7 (0.024%) zsh
12 6 (0.020%) Ceph
12 6 (0.020%) GridGain
12 6 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.020%) Postfix
13 5 (0.017%) Hyper-V
13 5 (0.017%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 4 (0.014%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.014%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4,080 (13.84%) Kubernetes
2 951 (3.23%) Terraform
3 393 (1.33%) Ansible
4 194 (0.66%) Kibana
5 161 (0.55%) Prometheus
6 150 (0.51%) Puppet
7 134 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 123 (0.42%) Grafana
9 109 (0.37%) logstash
10 66 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
11 59 (0.20%) Bugsnag
12 55 (0.19%) Consul
13 48 (0.16%) Automic
14 46 (0.16%) MIIS
15 38 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
16 37 (0.13%) Opsgenie
17 32 (0.11%) Istio
18 31 (0.11%) ZABBIX
19 30 (0.10%) Rancher
20 29 (0.098%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 3,733 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 1,606 (5.45%) Google
3 1,357 (4.60%) Oracle
4 539 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 341 (1.16%) Apple
6 304 (1.03%) Adobe
7 273 (0.93%) SAP
8 189 (0.64%) Xamarin
9 180 (0.61%) Zend
10 159 (0.54%) Splunk
11 153 (0.52%) Twitter
12 148 (0.50%) Sitecore
13 129 (0.44%) Snapchat
14 105 (0.36%) Facebook
15 103 (0.35%) Northgate
16 102 (0.35%) NEC
17 98 (0.33%) ServiceNow
18 97 (0.33%) Sun
19 93 (0.32%) Atlassian
19 93 (0.32%) MuleSoft