Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 50,907 49,677 58,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.89% 29.98% 29.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.10% 31.07% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44,949 44,927 53,644
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 158,592 159,887 190,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.50% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,189 133,793 161,204
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,293 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 -2 20,506 £60,000 +4.35% 3,452
South East 0 10,334 £45,000 +5.88% 1,368
North of England -1 8,003 £40,000 - 1,646
Midlands 0 4,779 £38,500 -3.75% 942
North West 0 4,340 £40,000 - 940
East of England 0 3,727 £45,000 +5.88% 687
South West +1 3,489 £40,000 - 590
Yorkshire 0 3,117 £40,000 - 583
West Midlands 0 2,878 £40,000 +2.56% 486
East Midlands 0 1,904 £37,500 -6.25% 454
North East 0 549 £35,845 -4.41% 123
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 23,355 (45.88%) JavaScript
2 22,336 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20,524 (40.32%) C#
4 19,013 (37.35%) .NET
5 18,338 (36.02%) HTML
6 16,783 (32.97%) CSS
7 16,066 (31.56%) SQL
8 14,374 (28.24%) MVC
9 14,025 (27.55%) SQL Server
10 13,464 (26.45%) Java
11 11,815 (23.21%) ASP.NET
12 11,570 (22.73%) AngularJS
13 10,947 (21.50%) TDD
14 9,145 (17.96%) Finance
15 8,468 (16.63%) jQuery
16 7,622 (14.97%) Git (software)
17 7,315 (14.37%) Web Development
18 7,287 (14.31%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7,133 (14.01%) HTML5
20 7,079 (13.91%) Scrum
21 7,012 (13.77%) Microsoft
22 6,905 (13.56%) PHP
23 6,416 (12.60%) OO
24 6,125 (12.03%) Degree
25 5,914 (11.62%) Node.js
26 5,728 (11.25%) Web Services
27 5,627 (11.05%) Software Engineering
28 5,577 (10.96%) RESTful
29 5,411 (10.63%) MySQL
30 5,390 (10.59%) 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 1,912 (3.76%) CMS
2 1,232 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1,127 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 1,122 (2.20%) Apache
5 1,037 (2.04%) WordPress
6 802 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 756 (1.49%) IIS
8 707 (1.39%) Umbraco
9 576 (1.13%) Apache Spark
10 569 (1.12%) Drupal
11 552 (1.08%) JBoss
12 476 (0.94%) Confluence
13 358 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 331 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 328 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 322 (0.63%) nginx
17 319 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
18 273 (0.54%) EPiServer
19 245 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 208 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 677 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 652 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 301 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
4 282 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 158 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 78 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 62 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 50 (0.098%) InfoPath
9 40 (0.079%) MS Visio
10 38 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
11 35 (0.069%) InDesign
12 34 (0.067%) GIMP
13 17 (0.033%) SPSS
14 12 (0.024%) Acrobat
14 12 (0.024%) Weka
15 11 (0.022%) InVision
15 11 (0.022%) Maya
16 10 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
17 9 (0.018%) 3ds Max
18 8 (0.016%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 699 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 658 (1.29%) Magento
3 213 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 149 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 141 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 106 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
7 92 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
8 58 (0.11%) Shopify
9 57 (0.11%) Elite 3E
10 54 (0.11%) NetSuite
11 48 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
12 41 (0.081%) SAP CRM
13 39 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
14 37 (0.073%) Markit EDM
14 37 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 33 (0.065%) Cognos TM1
15 33 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
16 29 (0.057%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 29 (0.057%) Eloqua
17 25 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3,950 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,870 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1,307 (2.57%) SaaS
4 1,190 (2.34%) GitHub
5 598 (1.17%) npm
6 421 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 342 (0.67%) Office 365
8 308 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 248 (0.49%) Google Play
10 245 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 238 (0.47%) PaaS
12 232 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
13 230 (0.45%) Serverless
14 206 (0.40%) Amazon S3
15 143 (0.28%) Heroku
16 127 (0.25%) IaaS
17 126 (0.25%) Google Analytics
18 123 (0.24%) Slack
19 100 (0.20%) Force.com
20 99 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1,143 (2.25%) Internet
2 670 (1.32%) HTTP
3 270 (0.53%) SMS
4 268 (0.53%) Intranet
5 214 (0.42%) Broadband
6 201 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 155 (0.30%) Wireless
8 101 (0.20%) Hyperconnected
9 90 (0.18%) DNS
10 80 (0.16%) SSL
11 73 (0.14%) Firewall
12 70 (0.14%) FTP
13 69 (0.14%) SSH
14 60 (0.12%) Skype
15 56 (0.11%) HTTPS
16 55 (0.11%) AMQP
17 40 (0.079%) Wi-Fi
18 39 (0.077%) Extranet
19 38 (0.075%) Network Security
20 36 (0.071%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14,025 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 5,411 (10.63%) MySQL
3 3,760 (7.39%) NoSQL
4 2,620 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2,513 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2,318 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 2,254 (4.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 2,128 (4.18%) Relational Database
9 1,925 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
10 1,752 (3.44%) Big Data
11 1,633 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 1,527 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
13 1,472 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 846 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 804 (1.58%) Power BI
16 782 (1.54%) Hadoop
17 771 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
18 697 (1.37%) Redis
19 651 (1.28%) Oracle Database
20 631 (1.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7,622 (14.97%) Git (software)
2 2,571 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 1,965 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 1,859 (3.65%) Subversion
5 1,835 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1,743 (3.42%) JIRA
7 1,438 (2.82%) NUnit
8 1,359 (2.67%) Maven
9 1,166 (2.29%) gulp
10 1,129 (2.22%) JUnit
11 1,123 (2.21%) Selenium
12 1,007 (1.98%) TeamCity
13 915 (1.80%) webpack
14 834 (1.64%) Grunt
15 697 (1.37%) Cucumber
16 680 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
17 607 (1.19%) Moq
18 573 (1.13%) Gradle
19 537 (1.05%) Jasmine
20 534 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 9,145 (17.96%) Finance
2 2,884 (5.67%) Banking
3 2,488 (4.89%) Retail
4 2,151 (4.23%) Advertising
5 2,032 (3.99%) Marketing
6 2,000 (3.93%) Games
7 1,078 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 1,034 (2.03%) Front Office
9 985 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 507 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 496 (0.97%) Electronics
12 487 (0.96%) Legal
13 459 (0.90%) Law
14 384 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 356 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 353 (0.69%) Back Office
17 337 (0.66%) Publishing
18 283 (0.56%) Automotive
19 253 (0.50%) Music Industry
20 171 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19,013 (37.35%) .NET
2 18,338 (36.02%) HTML
3 16,783 (32.97%) CSS
4 11,815 (23.21%) ASP.NET
5 11,570 (22.73%) AngularJS
6 8,468 (16.63%) jQuery
7 7,287 (14.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7,133 (14.01%) HTML5
9 5,914 (11.62%) Node.js
10 5,728 (11.25%) Web Services
11 5,577 (10.96%) RESTful
12 5,342 (10.49%) React
13 4,881 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4,787 (9.40%) .NET Framework
15 4,423 (8.69%) CSS3
16 4,362 (8.57%) Spring
17 4,238 (8.32%) WCF
18 3,906 (7.67%) REST
19 3,659 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 3,422 (6.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4,262 (8.37%) Computer Science
2 4,097 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
3 3,378 (6.64%) User Experience
4 2,499 (4.91%) Fintech
5 2,277 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2,171 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 1,344 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 944 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 650 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 587 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 511 (1.00%) Equities
12 510 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 461 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 417 (0.82%) Social Media
15 393 (0.77%) Derivative
16 366 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
17 362 (0.71%) Fixed Income
18 358 (0.70%) Management Information System
19 261 (0.51%) iPhone
20 244 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4,549 (8.94%) Linux
2 2,686 (5.28%) Windows
3 2,095 (4.12%) Android
4 1,786 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 1,465 (2.88%) Unix
6 256 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 140 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 127 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 110 (0.22%) Debian
10 105 (0.21%) AIX
11 100 (0.20%) CentOS
12 65 (0.13%) Solaris
13 61 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 53 (0.10%) Windows 7
15 52 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 52 (0.10%) Windows 10
16 39 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (0.071%) Windows Phone
19 28 (0.055%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22,336 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14,374 (28.24%) MVC
3 10,947 (21.50%) TDD
4 7,315 (14.37%) Web Development
5 7,079 (13.91%) Scrum
6 6,416 (12.60%) OO
7 5,627 (11.05%) Software Engineering
8 5,390 (10.59%) Front End Development
9 5,293 (10.40%) BDD
10 4,313 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
11 3,568 (7.01%) Unit Testing
12 3,561 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
13 3,426 (6.73%) Web Application Development
14 3,344 (6.57%) Test Automation
15 3,331 (6.54%) OOP
16 3,283 (6.45%) SDLC
17 3,203 (6.29%) E-Commerce
18 3,107 (6.10%) Microservices
19 2,473 (4.86%) Mentoring
20 2,457 (4.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23,355 (45.88%) JavaScript
2 20,524 (40.32%) C#
3 16,066 (31.56%) SQL
4 13,464 (26.45%) Java
5 6,905 (13.56%) PHP
6 4,535 (8.91%) Python
7 3,661 (7.19%) T-SQL
8 3,076 (6.04%) C++
9 2,819 (5.54%) Ruby
10 1,614 (3.17%) VB.NET
11 1,454 (2.86%) Scala
12 1,385 (2.72%) TypeScript
13 1,322 (2.60%) C
14 1,111 (2.18%) ES6
15 916 (1.80%) PL/SQL
16 859 (1.69%) VB
17 714 (1.40%) Objective-C
18 636 (1.25%) Apple Swift
19 598 (1.17%) PowerShell
20 572 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 6,125 (12.03%) Degree
2 1,851 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 590 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 464 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 359 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 304 (0.60%) PhD
7 209 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 188 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 98 (0.19%) MCP
9 98 (0.19%) MCPD
10 82 (0.16%) Sun Certification
11 80 (0.16%) MCSD
12 55 (0.11%) MCAD
13 54 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
14 53 (0.10%) MCTS
15 46 (0.090%) ISTQB
16 41 (0.081%) DV Cleared
17 40 (0.079%) ISEB
18 39 (0.077%) HND
19 31 (0.061%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,732 (3.40%) QA
2 260 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 135 (0.27%) SLA
4 109 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 85 (0.17%) GCP
6 46 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 40 (0.079%) GDPR
7 40 (0.079%) MiFID
7 40 (0.079%) WCAG
8 38 (0.075%) PMO
9 23 (0.045%) WAI
10 20 (0.039%) EMIR
11 16 (0.031%) Disclosure Scotland
11 16 (0.031%) ISO 9001
12 14 (0.028%) IFRS
12 14 (0.028%) IFRS 9
13 12 (0.024%) HL7
13 12 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.020%) GAMP
15 7 (0.014%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,236 (4.39%) Docker
2 172 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 98 (0.19%) HDFS
4 56 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 45 (0.088%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (0.065%) Firmware
7 28 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 23 (0.045%) Apache Flume
8 23 (0.045%) Hyper-V
8 23 (0.045%) VirtualBox
9 16 (0.031%) LXC
9 16 (0.031%) Varnish
9 16 (0.031%) vSphere
10 15 (0.029%) GridGain
10 15 (0.029%) Samba
11 11 (0.022%) KVM
12 9 (0.018%) Squid
13 7 (0.014%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.012%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 565 (1.11%) Ansible
2 485 (0.95%) Puppet
3 455 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 355 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 229 (0.45%) Kibana
6 181 (0.36%) Terraform
7 118 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 111 (0.22%) WSUS
9 77 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 74 (0.15%) HockeyApp
11 68 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 60 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
13 46 (0.090%) Hadoop YARN
14 44 (0.086%) Capistrano
15 42 (0.083%) Consul
16 38 (0.075%) logstash
17 31 (0.061%) Salt
18 30 (0.059%) Graphite
18 30 (0.059%) Packer
19 24 (0.047%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7,012 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 3,274 (6.43%) Oracle
3 1,985 (3.90%) Google
4 885 (1.74%) SAP
5 880 (1.73%) Zend
6 691 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 609 (1.20%) Facebook
8 571 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 568 (1.12%) Tableau
10 549 (1.08%) Adobe
11 542 (1.06%) Twitter
12 485 (0.95%) Sitecore
13 436 (0.86%) Capita
14 404 (0.79%) Apple
15 353 (0.69%) IBM
16 249 (0.49%) Cognos
17 233 (0.46%) Atlassian
18 204 (0.40%) Sybase
19 202 (0.40%) hybris
20 176 (0.35%) TIBCO