Period
to

The median annual salary for a Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 16,616 11,781 9,288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 21.44% 28.19% 28.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.47% 31.26% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,982 8,305 7,982
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,400 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £69,542
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +0.66% +6.99%
75th Percentile £96,250 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 70,808 37,690 31,019
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.36% 90.19% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34,964 27,006 25,645
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,850
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +5.60%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in London

Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Developer in London

Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 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
Central London -1 1,883 £80,000 +10.34% 521
West London -8 453 £67,500 +8.00% 111
South London -38 126 £50,000 -13.04% 13
East London -15 91 £70,000 +33.33% 100
North London -39 11 £49,250 -1.50% 13
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7,886 (47.46%) Agile
2 6,769 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 6,006 (36.15%) React
4 4,745 (28.56%) Finance
5 4,742 (28.54%) Java
6 4,325 (26.03%) AWS
7 4,036 (24.29%) SQL
8 3,750 (22.57%) Git (software)
9 3,613 (21.74%) Python
10 3,597 (21.65%) CI/CD
11 3,535 (21.27%) HTML
12 3,461 (20.83%) C#
13 3,430 (20.64%) CSS
14 3,425 (20.61%) TypeScript
15 3,389 (20.40%) Full Stack Development
16 3,367 (20.26%) Microservices
17 3,346 (20.14%) TDD
18 3,282 (19.75%) Software Engineering
19 3,235 (19.47%) Docker
20 3,194 (19.22%) Azure
21 3,156 (18.99%) .NET
22 3,147 (18.94%) Social Skills
23 3,048 (18.34%) Node.js
24 2,865 (17.24%) DevOps
25 2,747 (16.53%) Front End Development
26 2,681 (16.14%) Kubernetes
27 2,542 (15.30%) REST
28 2,509 (15.10%) AngularJS
29 2,288 (13.77%) User Experience
30 2,168 (13.05%) Problem-Solving

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
1 480 (2.89%) CMS
2 289 (1.74%) Confluence
3 194 (1.17%) WordPress
4 187 (1.13%) Apache
5 162 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 158 (0.95%) IIS
7 140 (0.84%) nginx
8 113 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
9 97 (0.58%) Apache Spark
10 78 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 78 (0.47%) Tornado
11 74 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 62 (0.37%) Jupyter
13 61 (0.37%) Umbraco
14 54 (0.32%) Drupal
15 53 (0.32%) Headless CMS
16 45 (0.27%) Ethereum
17 41 (0.25%) Jetty
18 32 (0.19%) WebLogic
19 29 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 163 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 47 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 40 (0.24%) Camtasia
5 30 (0.18%) Adobe XD
5 30 (0.18%) Sketch
6 27 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 22 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 21 (0.13%) Maya
9 19 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 17 (0.10%) InVision
11 11 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.030%) GNU Octave
12 5 (0.030%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (0.030%) NUKE
13 3 (0.018%) Blender
13 3 (0.018%) InDesign
14 2 (0.012%) Stata
Business Applications
1 141 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.32%) Shopify
3 49 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 36 (0.22%) Magento
5 35 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 26 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 24 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 20 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.078%) Ripple
9 13 (0.078%) Ripple XRP
9 13 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
10 12 (0.072%) R3 Corda
10 12 (0.072%) Summit
10 12 (0.072%) thinkFolio
11 11 (0.066%) SimCorp Dimension
12 10 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (0.048%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
15 6 (0.036%) WebTrends
16 5 (0.030%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4,325 (26.03%) AWS
2 3,194 (19.22%) Azure
3 1,617 (9.73%) GCP
4 1,048 (6.31%) Serverless
5 976 (5.87%) SaaS
6 961 (5.78%) GitHub
7 660 (3.97%) Power Platform
8 637 (3.83%) Azure DevOps
9 636 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
10 519 (3.12%) npm
11 442 (2.66%) Amazon S3
12 296 (1.78%) Firebase
13 291 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
14 272 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
15 241 (1.45%) PaaS
16 191 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
17 184 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
18 172 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
19 171 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
20 162 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 462 (2.78%) HTTP
2 279 (1.68%) Broadband
3 274 (1.65%) Internet
4 119 (0.72%) VoIP
5 58 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 46 (0.28%) MQTT
7 43 (0.26%) WebEx
8 36 (0.22%) Intranet
8 36 (0.22%) SSL
9 33 (0.20%) NFC
10 26 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 26 (0.16%) SSH
11 24 (0.14%) 5G
12 21 (0.13%) DNS
13 18 (0.11%) AMQP
13 18 (0.11%) PBX
14 16 (0.096%) Firewall
15 15 (0.090%) Network Security
16 14 (0.084%) Bluetooth
16 14 (0.084%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,835 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 1,430 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1,424 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 1,354 (8.15%) MySQL
5 1,106 (6.66%) Relational Database
6 986 (5.93%) MongoDB
7 599 (3.60%) Redis
8 548 (3.30%) Power BI
9 485 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
10 455 (2.74%) Big Data
11 447 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 431 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
13 360 (2.17%) DynamoDB
14 329 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 255 (1.53%) RDBMS
16 202 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
17 184 (1.11%) Tableau
18 176 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 144 (0.87%) Amazon Athena
20 135 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3,750 (22.57%) Git (software)
2 1,379 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 955 (5.75%) JIRA
4 703 (4.23%) webpack
5 602 (3.62%) Cypress.io
6 494 (2.97%) GitLab
7 481 (2.89%) Maven
8 436 (2.62%) JUnit
9 415 (2.50%) Bitbucket
10 339 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 291 (1.75%) Selenium
12 286 (1.72%) Gradle
12 286 (1.72%) Visual Studio
13 276 (1.66%) Mocha
14 273 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
15 267 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
16 250 (1.50%) Mockito
17 236 (1.42%) Jasmine
18 205 (1.23%) NUnit
19 187 (1.13%) Cucumber
General
1 4,745 (28.56%) Finance
2 3,147 (18.94%) Social Skills
3 1,364 (8.21%) Banking
4 1,239 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 1,057 (6.36%) Games
6 973 (5.86%) Front Office
7 819 (4.93%) Retail
8 715 (4.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 708 (4.26%) Marketing
10 460 (2.77%) Advertising
11 454 (2.73%) Public Sector
12 341 (2.05%) Legal
13 299 (1.80%) Investment Banking
14 284 (1.71%) Manufacturing
15 263 (1.58%) Publishing
16 230 (1.38%) Financial Institution
17 204 (1.23%) Back Office
18 190 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
18 190 (1.14%) Telecoms
19 155 (0.93%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,006 (36.15%) React
2 3,535 (21.27%) HTML
3 3,430 (20.64%) CSS
4 3,156 (18.99%) .NET
5 3,048 (18.34%) Node.js
6 2,542 (15.30%) REST
7 2,509 (15.10%) AngularJS
8 1,998 (12.02%) RESTful
9 1,783 (10.73%) Spring
10 1,459 (8.78%) HTML5
11 1,272 (7.66%) Spring Boot
12 1,232 (7.41%) .NET Core
13 1,227 (7.38%) Redux
14 1,224 (7.37%) Vue.js
15 1,204 (7.25%) Sass
16 1,188 (7.15%) Kafka
17 1,183 (7.12%) Web Services
18 1,079 (6.49%) GraphQL
19 977 (5.88%) Jest
20 896 (5.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2,288 (13.77%) User Experience
2 1,265 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
3 1,131 (6.81%) Mobile App
4 662 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 661 (3.98%) Derivative
6 646 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 597 (3.59%) Equities
8 592 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
9 570 (3.43%) Hedge funds
10 549 (3.30%) Fixed Income
11 506 (3.05%) Algorithms
12 450 (2.71%) Data Structures
13 370 (2.23%) Social Media
14 355 (2.14%) Cloud Native
15 325 (1.96%) Sports Betting
16 275 (1.66%) Blog
17 264 (1.59%) Hackathon
18 245 (1.47%) Blockchain
19 240 (1.44%) Virtual Team
20 226 (1.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,391 (8.37%) Linux
2 1,129 (6.79%) Android
3 1,086 (6.54%) Apple iOS
4 582 (3.50%) Windows
5 422 (2.54%) Unix
6 54 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 53 (0.32%) Mesosphere
8 45 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 35 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 26 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
10 26 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
11 22 (0.13%) tvOS
12 19 (0.11%) Windows Server
13 17 (0.10%) CentOS
14 10 (0.060%) Alpine Linux
15 9 (0.054%) CoreOS
15 9 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.042%) Tizen
16 7 (0.042%) webOS
17 4 (0.024%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,886 (47.46%) Agile
2 3,597 (21.65%) CI/CD
3 3,389 (20.40%) Full Stack Development
4 3,367 (20.26%) Microservices
5 3,346 (20.14%) TDD
6 3,282 (19.75%) Software Engineering
7 2,865 (17.24%) DevOps
8 2,747 (16.53%) Front End Development
9 2,168 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
10 2,072 (12.47%) Test Automation
11 2,012 (12.11%) Scrum
12 1,856 (11.17%) Analytics
13 1,841 (11.08%) Mentoring
14 1,594 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
14 1,594 (9.59%) Unit Testing
15 1,550 (9.33%) Fintech
16 1,489 (8.96%) Computer Science
17 1,436 (8.64%) OO
18 1,250 (7.52%) Web Development
19 1,247 (7.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6,769 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 4,742 (28.54%) Java
3 4,036 (24.29%) SQL
4 3,613 (21.74%) Python
5 3,461 (20.83%) C#
6 3,425 (20.61%) TypeScript
7 1,008 (6.07%) PHP
8 903 (5.43%) Kotlin
9 807 (4.86%) C++
10 758 (4.56%) Go
11 749 (4.51%) ES6
12 602 (3.62%) T-SQL
13 487 (2.93%) Apple Swift
14 426 (2.56%) C
15 393 (2.37%) Ruby
15 393 (2.37%) Scala
16 262 (1.58%) Objective-C
17 217 (1.31%) PowerShell
18 191 (1.15%) R
19 183 (1.10%) Bash
Qualifications
1 1,840 (11.07%) Degree
2 705 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 237 (1.43%) Master's Degree
4 123 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 100 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 57 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 46 (0.28%) PhD
9 20 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
10 18 (0.11%) MCSD
11 15 (0.090%) AWS Certification
12 14 (0.084%) MCSE
13 9 (0.054%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.048%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.042%) HND
15 7 (0.042%) MBA
16 6 (0.036%) DV Cleared
17 5 (0.030%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.030%) MCPD
17 5 (0.030%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,044 (6.28%) QA
2 474 (2.85%) Accessibility
3 85 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 64 (0.39%) GDPR
5 41 (0.25%) MiFID
6 35 (0.21%) EMIR
7 29 (0.17%) WCAG
8 23 (0.14%) FATCA
9 16 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (0.090%) PSD2
11 13 (0.078%) IFRS
11 13 (0.078%) IFRS 9
11 13 (0.078%) SLA
12 10 (0.060%) PMO
13 8 (0.048%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.048%) WAI
14 7 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
15 6 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 14443
16 5 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 17025
17 4 (0.024%) HL7
System Software
1 3,235 (19.47%) Docker
2 66 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 58 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.11%) Firmware
5 15 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.072%) Kamailio
6 12 (0.072%) OpenSIPS
7 10 (0.060%) GridGain
8 7 (0.042%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.024%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (0.012%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.012%) Postfix
11 1 (0.006%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2,681 (16.14%) Kubernetes
2 774 (4.66%) Terraform
3 266 (1.60%) Ansible
4 143 (0.86%) Puppet
5 140 (0.84%) Prometheus
6 125 (0.75%) Kibana
7 113 (0.68%) logstash
8 108 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
9 102 (0.61%) Grafana
10 68 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 64 (0.39%) Bugsnag
12 58 (0.35%) Consul
13 53 (0.32%) Automic
14 39 (0.23%) Istio
15 36 (0.22%) MIIS
16 35 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
17 33 (0.20%) Opsgenie
18 28 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
18 28 (0.17%) Pingdom
18 28 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,488 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 1,153 (6.94%) Google
3 546 (3.29%) Oracle
4 354 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 272 (1.64%) Apple
6 161 (0.97%) Splunk
7 138 (0.83%) Snapchat
8 121 (0.73%) Adobe
9 89 (0.54%) SAP
9 89 (0.54%) Sony
10 84 (0.51%) Xamarin
11 79 (0.48%) Sitecore
12 72 (0.43%) Sybase
13 68 (0.41%) Zend
14 67 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 66 (0.40%) Facebook
16 64 (0.39%) Trayport
17 63 (0.38%) Civica
18 62 (0.37%) ServiceNow
19 60 (0.36%) Spotify