Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 17,993 20,664 20,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.65% 29.34% 29.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.06% 30.78% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15,511 17,670 18,701
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £86,250 £86,250
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 59,860 67,132 66,852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.32% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48,970 55,475 56,987
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in London

Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in London.

Salary trend for Developer in London

Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in London

Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Central London +1 4,397 £65,000 +8.33% 1,175
West London +1 710 £52,500 - 540
South London -2 367 £50,250 +5.79% 71
East London -2 133 £55,000 - 258
North London -1 58 £45,000 - 51
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7,662 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6,889 (38.29%) JavaScript
3 5,995 (33.32%) C#
4 5,673 (31.53%) Java
5 5,175 (28.76%) .NET
6 5,082 (28.24%) SQL
7 4,775 (26.54%) Finance
8 4,520 (25.12%) HTML
9 4,171 (23.18%) SQL Server
10 4,121 (22.90%) CSS
11 3,910 (21.73%) AngularJS
12 3,674 (20.42%) TDD
13 3,065 (17.03%) MVC
14 2,792 (15.52%) ASP.NET
15 2,727 (15.16%) Python
16 2,722 (15.13%) React
17 2,497 (13.88%) Microservices
18 2,428 (13.49%) Git (software)
19 2,219 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
20 2,147 (11.93%) Banking
21 2,103 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
22 2,090 (11.62%) Scrum
23 2,068 (11.49%) Degree
24 2,041 (11.34%) Software Engineering
25 2,023 (11.24%) Microsoft
26 1,997 (11.10%) Front End Development
27 1,938 (10.77%) RESTful
28 1,894 (10.53%) Node.js
29 1,852 (10.29%) HTML5
30 1,767 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 708 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
2 510 (2.83%) CMS
3 284 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 274 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 250 (1.39%) WordPress
6 212 (1.18%) Drupal
7 203 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 202 (1.12%) Apache
9 197 (1.09%) IIS
10 178 (0.99%) Confluence
11 135 (0.75%) Umbraco
12 98 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 91 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 81 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
15 75 (0.42%) EPiServer
15 75 (0.42%) Ethereum
16 67 (0.37%) JBoss
17 63 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
18 62 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 60 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 414 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 41 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 25 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 24 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.078%) Chatbot
9 12 (0.067%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.061%) InDesign
11 10 (0.056%) MS Visio
11 10 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.044%) InVision
13 6 (0.033%) Mingle
14 5 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.017%) Autodesk Inventor
15 3 (0.017%) Avid Media Composer
15 3 (0.017%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.011%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 255 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 158 (0.88%) Magento
3 65 (0.36%) thinkFolio
4 46 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 36 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 31 (0.17%) Shopify
7 30 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 27 (0.15%) R3 Corda
8 27 (0.15%) Temenos T24
9 23 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
10 21 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
11 19 (0.11%) Eloqua
12 15 (0.083%) Actimize
13 14 (0.078%) Markit EDM
13 14 (0.078%) NetSuite
14 12 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
15 10 (0.056%) Odoo
16 8 (0.044%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 8 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
17 6 (0.033%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 2,219 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,103 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 449 (2.50%) SaaS
4 430 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 388 (2.16%) GitHub
6 301 (1.67%) Serverless
7 189 (1.05%) PaaS
8 186 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
9 155 (0.86%) npm
10 140 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 121 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
12 118 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
13 111 (0.62%) Office 365
14 86 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
15 84 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
16 81 (0.45%) OpenShift
17 75 (0.42%) Heroku
18 71 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
19 53 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
20 52 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 298 (1.66%) Internet
2 272 (1.51%) HTTP
3 53 (0.29%) Intranet
4 41 (0.23%) AMQP
5 38 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 36 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 30 (0.17%) Broadband
8 27 (0.15%) Hyperconnected
9 21 (0.12%) SSL
10 20 (0.11%) SSH
11 17 (0.094%) Firewall
12 16 (0.089%) Bluetooth
13 15 (0.083%) Multicast
13 15 (0.083%) RTMP
14 13 (0.072%) Skype
15 11 (0.061%) FTP
16 10 (0.056%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
17 9 (0.050%) DNS
17 9 (0.050%) SMS
17 9 (0.050%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,171 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 1,345 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 1,235 (6.86%) MySQL
4 1,022 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 915 (5.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 877 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 804 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
8 772 (4.29%) MongoDB
9 753 (4.18%) Relational Database
10 744 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
11 738 (4.10%) Big Data
12 620 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 474 (2.63%) Power BI
14 347 (1.93%) Redis
15 306 (1.70%) Hadoop
16 279 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
17 277 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
18 266 (1.48%) Blockchain
19 245 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
20 212 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2,428 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 937 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 555 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 520 (2.89%) JIRA
5 463 (2.57%) Maven
6 460 (2.56%) Selenium
7 442 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 420 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 395 (2.20%) webpack
10 349 (1.94%) JUnit
11 336 (1.87%) Cucumber
12 308 (1.71%) gulp
13 299 (1.66%) Gradle
14 286 (1.59%) Subversion
15 253 (1.41%) NUnit
16 233 (1.29%) Grunt
17 232 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
18 189 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
19 158 (0.88%) Jasmine
20 153 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 4,775 (26.54%) Finance
2 2,147 (11.93%) Banking
3 864 (4.80%) Front Office
4 843 (4.69%) Games
5 762 (4.23%) Retail
6 617 (3.43%) Marketing
7 603 (3.35%) Investment Banking
8 358 (1.99%) Advertising
9 237 (1.32%) Law
10 185 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 185 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 161 (0.89%) Legal
12 159 (0.88%) Publishing
13 113 (0.63%) Back Office
14 70 (0.39%) Automotive
15 67 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 61 (0.34%) Electronics
17 40 (0.22%) Music Industry
17 40 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 37 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,175 (28.76%) .NET
2 4,520 (25.12%) HTML
3 4,121 (22.90%) CSS
4 3,910 (21.73%) AngularJS
5 2,792 (15.52%) ASP.NET
6 2,722 (15.13%) React
7 1,938 (10.77%) RESTful
8 1,894 (10.53%) Node.js
9 1,852 (10.29%) HTML5
10 1,767 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1,740 (9.67%) Web Services
12 1,707 (9.49%) Spring
13 1,624 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1,541 (8.56%) REST
15 1,382 (7.68%) jQuery
16 1,153 (6.41%) CSS3
17 1,093 (6.07%) .NET Framework
18 920 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 876 (4.87%) .NET Core
20 843 (4.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,645 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1,518 (8.44%) Fintech
3 1,127 (6.26%) User Experience
4 774 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 726 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 591 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 562 (3.12%) Derivative
8 558 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 545 (3.03%) Hedge funds
10 526 (2.92%) Fixed Income
11 519 (2.88%) Data Structures
12 467 (2.60%) Equities
13 410 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
14 373 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
15 186 (1.03%) Management Information System
16 133 (0.74%) Virtual Team
17 123 (0.68%) Tandem
18 107 (0.59%) Cloud Native
18 107 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
19 103 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,306 (7.26%) Linux
2 829 (4.61%) Windows
3 616 (3.42%) Android
4 539 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 488 (2.71%) Unix
6 74 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 41 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 40 (0.22%) Solaris
9 39 (0.22%) CentOS
10 38 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (0.18%) Debian
12 23 (0.13%) openSUSE
13 19 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.089%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.056%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.039%) VMS
18 5 (0.028%) AIX
18 5 (0.028%) CoreOS
19 3 (0.017%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,662 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3,674 (20.42%) TDD
3 3,065 (17.03%) MVC
4 2,497 (13.88%) Microservices
5 2,090 (11.62%) Scrum
6 2,041 (11.34%) Software Engineering
7 1,997 (11.10%) Front End Development
8 1,745 (9.70%) Computer Science
9 1,689 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
10 1,662 (9.24%) BDD
11 1,572 (8.74%) Web Development
12 1,514 (8.41%) OO
13 1,457 (8.10%) DevOps
14 1,440 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
15 1,394 (7.75%) Test Automation
16 1,216 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
17 1,065 (5.92%) Analytics
18 1,028 (5.71%) Unit Testing
19 981 (5.45%) SDLC
20 980 (5.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6,889 (38.29%) JavaScript
2 5,995 (33.32%) C#
3 5,673 (31.53%) Java
4 5,082 (28.24%) SQL
5 2,727 (15.16%) Python
6 1,553 (8.63%) PHP
7 1,232 (6.85%) C++
8 1,143 (6.35%) Java 8
9 1,093 (6.07%) T-SQL
10 840 (4.67%) Ruby
11 751 (4.17%) ES6
12 663 (3.68%) Scala
13 612 (3.40%) TypeScript
14 417 (2.32%) Go
15 331 (1.84%) PowerShell
16 328 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 319 (1.77%) C
18 300 (1.67%) VBA
19 288 (1.60%) VB.NET
20 285 (1.58%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2,068 (11.49%) Degree
2 683 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 201 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 158 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 115 (0.64%) PhD
6 91 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
7 72 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 39 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.089%) ISEB
11 15 (0.083%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.083%) Sun Certification
12 13 (0.072%) AWS Certification
12 13 (0.072%) MCSE
13 11 (0.061%) HND
14 10 (0.056%) SAFe Agilist
15 9 (0.050%) CISSP
16 7 (0.039%) Postgraduate
17 6 (0.033%) TOGAF Certification
18 5 (0.028%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 753 (4.18%) QA
2 108 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 64 (0.36%) MiFID
4 58 (0.32%) GDPR
5 24 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.083%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.061%) IFRS
8 10 (0.056%) SLA
9 7 (0.039%) IFRS 9
10 6 (0.033%) EMIR
10 6 (0.033%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.028%) WCAG
12 4 (0.022%) PMO
13 3 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.017%) HL7
14 2 (0.011%) FATCA
14 2 (0.011%) PSD2
15 1 (0.006%) DO-254
15 1 (0.006%) WAI
System Software
1 1,550 (8.61%) Docker
2 88 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 57 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 36 (0.20%) Varnish
5 34 (0.19%) HDFS
6 24 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.067%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (0.050%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.039%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.033%) Oracle Clusterware
11 6 (0.033%) vSphere
12 5 (0.028%) GridGain
12 5 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.022%) Firmware
14 3 (0.017%) iptables
14 3 (0.017%) KVM
14 3 (0.017%) LXC
14 3 (0.017%) NFS
15 2 (0.011%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 816 (4.54%) Kubernetes
2 234 (1.30%) Ansible
3 224 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 194 (1.08%) Puppet
5 170 (0.94%) Terraform
6 70 (0.39%) Kibana
7 46 (0.26%) Grafana
8 40 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
9 37 (0.21%) Prometheus
10 36 (0.20%) Mesos
11 32 (0.18%) Salt
12 24 (0.13%) logstash
13 15 (0.083%) Rancher
13 15 (0.083%) Single Sign-On
14 14 (0.078%) Automic
15 13 (0.072%) Control-M
16 7 (0.039%) Graphite
17 6 (0.033%) Packer
18 5 (0.028%) CloudHub
18 5 (0.028%) Consul
Vendors
1 2,023 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 1,196 (6.65%) Oracle
3 628 (3.49%) Google
4 277 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 274 (1.52%) Tableau
6 191 (1.06%) Facebook
7 185 (1.03%) SAP
8 148 (0.82%) Adobe
9 140 (0.78%) Sitecore
10 130 (0.72%) Apple
11 127 (0.71%) IBM
12 108 (0.60%) TIBCO
13 105 (0.58%) Red Hat
13 105 (0.58%) Zend
14 80 (0.44%) ServiceNow
15 77 (0.43%) Splunk
16 73 (0.41%) Informatica
17 70 (0.39%) Charles River
18 67 (0.37%) Sybase
18 67 (0.37%) Xamarin