The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 24912 28794 28837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 31.03% 29.36% 28.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.22% 30.44% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22190 25883 25485
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 0 10163 £57,500 +4.54% 1720
South East 0 4430 £42,500 - 624
North West 0 2279 £40,000 - 473
East of England 0 1915 £42,500 - 301
Yorkshire 0 1713 £40,000 - 302
South West -1 1671 £40,000 +6.66% 279
West Midlands 0 1467 £37,500 -6.25% 241
East Midlands 0 1017 £37,500 - 219
North East 0 235 £37,062 +2.95% 67
Midlands +7 1 - - 7
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22986 (46.37%) JavaScript
2 21439 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
3 19882 (40.11%) C#
4 19513 (39.37%) HTML
5 19154 (38.64%) .NET
6 17786 (35.88%) CSS
7 15826 (31.93%) SQL
8 14188 (28.62%) SQL Server
9 13804 (27.85%) MVC
10 13235 (26.70%) Java
11 12129 (24.47%) ASP.NET
12 10755 (21.70%) AngularJS
13 10703 (21.59%) TDD
14 9391 (18.95%) Finance
15 8751 (17.66%) jQuery
16 7925 (15.99%) HTML5
17 7866 (15.87%) Web Development
18 7530 (15.19%) OO
19 7131 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
20 6906 (13.93%) Scrum
21 6879 (13.88%) Microsoft
22 6606 (13.33%) Git (software)
23 6466 (13.05%) Degree
24 6342 (12.80%) PHP
25 5815 (11.73%) Web Services
26 5375 (10.84%) Software Engineering
27 5305 (10.70%) MySQL
28 4839 (9.76%) CSS3
29 4799 (9.68%) Node.js
30 4769 (9.62%) Front End Development

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 1948 (3.93%) CMS
2 1192 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 1143 (2.31%) Apache
4 1115 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 1084 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 1026 (2.07%) WordPress
7 854 (1.72%) IIS
8 760 (1.53%) JBoss
9 665 (1.34%) Drupal
10 648 (1.31%) Apache Spark
11 622 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 593 (1.20%) Umbraco
13 408 (0.82%) WebLogic
14 372 (0.75%) Apache Solr
15 371 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
16 325 (0.66%) Confluence
17 294 (0.59%) nginx
18 282 (0.57%) EPiServer
19 277 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
20 272 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2795 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 754 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 353 (0.71%) MS Office
4 275 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 135 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 96 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 64 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 50 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 46 (0.093%) InVision
10 42 (0.085%) Fireworks
11 32 (0.065%) InDesign
11 32 (0.065%) InfoPath
12 24 (0.048%) MS Project
13 18 (0.036%) GIMP
14 15 (0.030%) Chatbot
15 14 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
16 13 (0.026%) HipChat
16 13 (0.026%) SPSS
17 11 (0.022%) 3ds Max
17 11 (0.022%) Maya
Business Applications
1 623 (1.26%) Magento
2 506 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 167 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 124 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 111 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 97 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 78 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 65 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 62 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 58 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 58 (0.12%) Visualfiles
11 45 (0.091%) NetSuite
12 41 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
13 37 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
14 35 (0.071%) Shopify
15 34 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 29 (0.059%) Markit EDM
16 29 (0.059%) SAP CRM
17 28 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
18 26 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2726 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2583 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1041 (2.10%) SaaS
4 907 (1.83%) GitHub
5 244 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 236 (0.48%) Google Play
7 221 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 218 (0.44%) Office 365
9 205 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 182 (0.37%) PaaS
11 158 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 124 (0.25%) Heroku
13 123 (0.25%) Force.com
14 97 (0.20%) Amazon S3
15 82 (0.17%) IaaS
16 60 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 54 (0.11%) Google App Engine
18 52 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
19 49 (0.099%) Slack
20 46 (0.093%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1095 (2.21%) Internet
2 924 (1.86%) HTTP
3 296 (0.60%) Intranet
4 251 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 116 (0.23%) SSL
6 112 (0.23%) DNS
7 109 (0.22%) FTP
8 108 (0.22%) Skype
9 104 (0.21%) Broadband
10 65 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 65 (0.13%) LDAP
11 58 (0.12%) SSH
12 47 (0.095%) Firewall
13 37 (0.075%) ATM
14 35 (0.071%) Wireshark
15 34 (0.069%) SMTP
16 32 (0.065%) Extranet
16 32 (0.065%) Network Security
17 31 (0.063%) 3G
17 31 (0.063%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14188 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 5305 (10.70%) MySQL
3 3569 (7.20%) NoSQL
4 2776 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2479 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2279 (4.60%) MongoDB
7 2274 (4.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 2241 (4.52%) Relational Database
9 1926 (3.89%) Big Data
10 1899 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
11 1514 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1408 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 1261 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
14 1105 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 996 (2.01%) Hadoop
16 789 (1.59%) Redis
17 770 (1.55%) Oracle Database
18 767 (1.55%) RDBMS
19 724 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
20 567 (1.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6606 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2547 (5.14%) Visual Studio
3 2119 (4.28%) Subversion
4 2018 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 1860 (3.75%) Jenkins
6 1637 (3.30%) Maven
7 1519 (3.06%) JIRA
8 1351 (2.73%) NUnit
9 1216 (2.45%) JUnit
10 1054 (2.13%) gulp
11 1030 (2.08%) Selenium
12 986 (1.99%) Grunt
13 907 (1.83%) TeamCity
14 661 (1.33%) Moq
14 661 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
15 596 (1.20%) Jasmine
16 539 (1.09%) Eclipse
17 508 (1.02%) Gradle
18 488 (0.98%) MSTest
19 473 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 9391 (18.95%) Finance
2 3550 (7.16%) Banking
3 1966 (3.97%) Marketing
4 1776 (3.58%) Retail
5 1640 (3.31%) Games
6 1356 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 1255 (2.53%) Advertising
8 1027 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 924 (1.86%) Front Office
10 561 (1.13%) Legal
11 544 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 474 (0.96%) Publishing
13 377 (0.76%) Back Office
14 354 (0.71%) Electronics
15 351 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 295 (0.60%) Law
17 280 (0.56%) Automotive
18 193 (0.39%) Music Industry
19 124 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 85 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19513 (39.37%) HTML
2 19154 (38.64%) .NET
3 17786 (35.88%) CSS
4 12129 (24.47%) ASP.NET
5 10755 (21.70%) AngularJS
6 8751 (17.66%) jQuery
7 7925 (15.99%) HTML5
8 7131 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5815 (11.73%) Web Services
10 4839 (9.76%) CSS3
11 4799 (9.68%) Node.js
12 4661 (9.40%) .NET Framework
13 4581 (9.24%) XML
14 4241 (8.56%) WCF
15 4166 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4101 (8.27%) Spring
17 3985 (8.04%) RESTful
18 3793 (7.65%) REST
19 3534 (7.13%) React
20 2989 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4549 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 3052 (6.16%) User Experience
3 2207 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2117 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 1485 (3.00%) Fintech
6 1207 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1055 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 756 (1.53%) iPad
9 754 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 666 (1.34%) Hedge funds
11 635 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 626 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 479 (0.97%) Social Media
14 463 (0.93%) Derivative
15 461 (0.93%) Equities
16 375 (0.76%) Fixed Income
17 330 (0.67%) Management Information System
18 302 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
19 282 (0.57%) N-Tier
20 224 (0.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4676 (9.43%) Linux
2 2958 (5.97%) Windows
3 2034 (4.10%) Android
4 1859 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 1489 (3.00%) Unix
6 356 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 152 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 143 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 125 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 96 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 91 (0.18%) CentOS
12 88 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 65 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 64 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 60 (0.12%) Solaris
16 49 (0.099%) Debian
17 38 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
18 36 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
19 35 (0.071%) Windows 7
20 28 (0.056%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21439 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13804 (27.85%) MVC
3 10703 (21.59%) TDD
4 7866 (15.87%) Web Development
5 7530 (15.19%) OO
6 6906 (13.93%) Scrum
7 5375 (10.84%) Software Engineering
8 4769 (9.62%) Front End Development
9 4513 (9.11%) BDD
10 3993 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
11 3741 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 3442 (6.94%) SDLC
13 3405 (6.87%) OOP
14 3257 (6.57%) Unit Testing
15 3236 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
16 2455 (4.95%) Multithreading
17 2386 (4.81%) Web Application Development
18 2300 (4.64%) Mentoring
19 1969 (3.97%) Kanban
20 1861 (3.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22986 (46.37%) JavaScript
2 19882 (40.11%) C#
3 15826 (31.93%) SQL
4 13235 (26.70%) Java
5 6342 (12.80%) PHP
6 4034 (8.14%) Python
7 3764 (7.59%) T-SQL
8 3450 (6.96%) C++
9 2321 (4.68%) Ruby
10 2094 (4.22%) VB.NET
11 1607 (3.24%) Scala
12 1165 (2.35%) C
13 1088 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 891 (1.80%) TypeScript
15 861 (1.74%) VB
16 814 (1.64%) Objective-C
17 751 (1.52%) ES6
18 698 (1.41%) Perl
19 583 (1.18%) Apple Swift
20 560 (1.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 6466 (13.05%) Degree
2 624 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 410 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 355 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 303 (0.61%) PhD
6 110 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 75 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 74 (0.15%) MCP
9 67 (0.14%) MCSD
10 56 (0.11%) MCTS
11 38 (0.077%) HND
12 34 (0.069%) DBS Check
12 34 (0.069%) MCAD
13 27 (0.054%) ISTQB
14 23 (0.046%) Postgraduate
15 21 (0.042%) A+ Certification
16 20 (0.040%) ISEB
17 19 (0.038%) HNC
17 19 (0.038%) Sun Certification
18 16 (0.032%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1502 (3.03%) QA
2 159 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 104 (0.21%) SLA
4 87 (0.18%) SDET
5 78 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 74 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 63 (0.13%) MiFID
8 57 (0.11%) WAI
9 53 (0.11%) WCAG
10 27 (0.054%) ISO 14001
11 24 (0.048%) HL7
12 19 (0.038%) EMIR
13 16 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 13 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
16 12 (0.024%) IFRS
17 11 (0.022%) PMO
18 10 (0.020%) IFRS 9
19 9 (0.018%) SEPA
20 7 (0.014%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1166 (2.35%) Docker
2 104 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 79 (0.16%) Firmware
5 74 (0.15%) Varnish
6 70 (0.14%) HDFS
7 61 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 45 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
9 38 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
10 33 (0.067%) KVM
11 24 (0.048%) Hyper-V
11 24 (0.048%) LXC
12 18 (0.036%) vSphere
13 14 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.026%) Apache Flume
15 11 (0.022%) etcd
16 10 (0.020%) VirtualBox
17 9 (0.018%) Samba
18 8 (0.016%) Squid
19 7 (0.014%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 563 (1.14%) Puppet
2 492 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 448 (0.90%) Ansible
4 279 (0.56%) Kibana
5 184 (0.37%) Kubernetes
6 124 (0.25%) logstash
7 93 (0.19%) Salt
8 85 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 84 (0.17%) Terraform
10 81 (0.16%) Control-M
11 77 (0.16%) WSUS
12 63 (0.13%) Grafana
13 49 (0.099%) Graphite
14 37 (0.075%) Capistrano
14 37 (0.075%) Mesos
15 27 (0.054%) Oozie
16 26 (0.052%) Packer
17 18 (0.036%) MOM
17 18 (0.036%) Nagios
18 16 (0.032%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6879 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 3580 (7.22%) Oracle
3 1314 (2.65%) Google
4 794 (1.60%) Zend
5 733 (1.48%) Adobe
6 670 (1.35%) SAP
7 646 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 570 (1.15%) Xamarin
9 505 (1.02%) Tableau
10 417 (0.84%) Facebook
11 413 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 372 (0.75%) Apple
13 365 (0.74%) IBM
14 293 (0.59%) Sybase
15 247 (0.50%) Twitter
16 225 (0.45%) TIBCO
17 205 (0.41%) Cognos
18 179 (0.36%) Red Hat
19 155 (0.31%) hybris
20 143 (0.29%) VMware
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Skegness, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fairford, Gloucestershire
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + NEG
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Car allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £competitive+flexi time+pension +great bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago