Period
to 20 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 June 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 15,556 20,318 21,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.02% 29.27% 30.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.34% 30.60% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13,407 17,316 18,213
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £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 54,883 66,398 66,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 95.67% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 44,863 54,288 55,486
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 June 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 June 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 3,932 £65,000 +4.00% 1,117
West London +1 687 £55,000 - 415
South London -1 329 £52,500 +10.53% 69
East London -1 141 £52,500 -4.55% 241
North London -1 63 £45,000 -10.00% 57
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 6,470 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5,939 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 5,001 (32.15%) C#
4 4,706 (30.25%) Java
5 4,404 (28.31%) SQL
6 4,304 (27.67%) .NET
7 4,049 (26.03%) Finance
8 3,737 (24.02%) HTML
9 3,525 (22.66%) CSS
10 3,421 (21.99%) SQL Server
11 3,158 (20.30%) AngularJS
12 2,984 (19.18%) TDD
13 2,497 (16.05%) Python
14 2,414 (15.52%) React
15 2,410 (15.49%) MVC
16 2,249 (14.46%) ASP.NET
17 2,132 (13.71%) Microservices
18 2,083 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
19 2,063 (13.26%) Git (software)
20 2,056 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
21 1,967 (12.64%) Software Engineering
22 1,799 (11.56%) Microsoft
23 1,790 (11.51%) Degree
24 1,785 (11.47%) Scrum
25 1,758 (11.30%) Front End Development
26 1,664 (10.70%) Banking
27 1,619 (10.41%) Node.js
28 1,585 (10.19%) RESTful
29 1,568 (10.08%) Docker
30 1,551 (9.97%) DevOps

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
1 535 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
2 281 (1.81%) CMS
3 269 (1.73%) Apache Spark
4 260 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 236 (1.52%) Apache
6 200 (1.29%) WordPress
7 189 (1.21%) Confluence
8 162 (1.04%) Drupal
9 148 (0.95%) IIS
10 143 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 113 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 101 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 70 (0.45%) JBoss
13 70 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
14 66 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 56 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 54 (0.35%) nginx
17 50 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 48 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 44 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 237 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 82 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 44 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 33 (0.21%) Sketch
6 21 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 17 (0.11%) Zeplin
8 14 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 13 (0.084%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.051%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.045%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.039%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.026%) InVision
13 4 (0.026%) Notepad++
14 3 (0.019%) InDesign
14 3 (0.019%) Marvel
15 2 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 183 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 128 (0.82%) Magento
3 39 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 39 (0.25%) thinkFolio
4 27 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 26 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
5 26 (0.17%) R3 Corda
6 24 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 24 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 21 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 20 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 18 (0.12%) Temenos T24
10 14 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 14 (0.090%) Front Arena
11 8 (0.051%) Shopify
12 7 (0.045%) Cognos TM1
12 7 (0.045%) Maximo
12 7 (0.045%) Odoo
12 7 (0.045%) Quorum
12 7 (0.045%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2,083 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2,056 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 691 (4.44%) Power Platform
4 486 (3.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 415 (2.67%) Serverless
6 408 (2.62%) GitHub
7 396 (2.55%) SaaS
8 279 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
9 233 (1.50%) Amazon S3
10 220 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
11 189 (1.21%) PaaS
12 147 (0.94%) npm
13 110 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
14 106 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
14 106 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
14 106 (0.68%) OpenShift
15 98 (0.63%) Office 365
16 93 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
17 92 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
18 88 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 235 (1.51%) HTTP
2 218 (1.40%) Internet
3 35 (0.22%) Intranet
3 35 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.17%) Broadband
4 27 (0.17%) SSH
5 25 (0.16%) RTMP
6 21 (0.13%) AMQP
6 21 (0.13%) Firewall
7 20 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 18 (0.12%) SSL
9 17 (0.11%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 16 (0.10%) DNS
10 16 (0.10%) Skype
10 16 (0.10%) VoIP
11 15 (0.096%) FTP
12 14 (0.090%) SMS
13 13 (0.084%) DSL
14 12 (0.077%) Bluetooth
15 11 (0.071%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,421 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 1,087 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,079 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 1,053 (6.77%) MySQL
5 981 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
6 968 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 761 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 682 (4.38%) Relational Database
9 673 (4.33%) Power BI
10 653 (4.20%) SQL Server 2016
11 595 (3.82%) Big Data
12 573 (3.68%) MongoDB
13 565 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
14 330 (2.12%) Redis
15 300 (1.93%) Hadoop
16 222 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 215 (1.38%) Blockchain
18 200 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
19 193 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
20 183 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2,063 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 852 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 560 (3.60%) JIRA
4 468 (3.01%) Visual Studio
5 403 (2.59%) Maven
6 393 (2.53%) Selenium
7 361 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 358 (2.30%) webpack
9 320 (2.06%) Cucumber
10 310 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 299 (1.92%) JUnit
12 250 (1.61%) Subversion
13 212 (1.36%) NUnit
14 209 (1.34%) gulp
15 206 (1.32%) Gradle
16 198 (1.27%) Bitbucket
17 191 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
18 189 (1.21%) Jasmine
19 161 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 161 (1.03%) Grunt
General
1 4,049 (26.03%) Finance
2 1,664 (10.70%) Banking
3 709 (4.56%) Front Office
4 707 (4.54%) Retail
5 656 (4.22%) Games
6 515 (3.31%) Marketing
7 382 (2.46%) Investment Banking
8 260 (1.67%) Advertising
9 227 (1.46%) Law
10 178 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 158 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 134 (0.86%) Legal
13 133 (0.85%) Back Office
14 113 (0.73%) Publishing
15 71 (0.46%) Manufacturing
16 63 (0.40%) Automotive
17 44 (0.28%) Electronics
18 40 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 36 (0.23%) Billing
20 25 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,304 (27.67%) .NET
2 3,737 (24.02%) HTML
3 3,525 (22.66%) CSS
4 3,158 (20.30%) AngularJS
5 2,414 (15.52%) React
6 2,249 (14.46%) ASP.NET
7 1,619 (10.41%) Node.js
8 1,585 (10.19%) RESTful
9 1,500 (9.64%) Web Services
10 1,461 (9.39%) REST
11 1,419 (9.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1,397 (8.98%) HTML5
13 1,392 (8.95%) Spring
14 1,293 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,059 (6.81%) jQuery
16 938 (6.03%) .NET Framework
17 860 (5.53%) CSS3
18 842 (5.41%) .NET Core
19 735 (4.72%) XML
20 687 (4.42%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,456 (9.36%) Greenfield Project
2 993 (6.38%) User Experience
3 722 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 513 (3.30%) Algorithms
5 487 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 472 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 452 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 428 (2.75%) Data Structures
9 390 (2.51%) Fixed Income
10 355 (2.28%) Derivative
11 331 (2.13%) Equities
12 321 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
13 254 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
14 117 (0.75%) Cloud Native
14 117 (0.75%) Virtual Team
15 112 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
16 104 (0.67%) Management Information System
17 89 (0.57%) Credit Risk
18 87 (0.56%) Blog
19 79 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,139 (7.32%) Linux
2 621 (3.99%) Windows
3 541 (3.48%) Android
4 462 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 426 (2.74%) Unix
6 64 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 56 (0.36%) CentOS
8 46 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 37 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.096%) Debian
13 13 (0.084%) Fedora
14 12 (0.077%) Solaris
15 11 (0.071%) openSUSE
15 11 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.045%) CoreOS
18 5 (0.032%) SUSE
19 4 (0.026%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,470 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,984 (19.18%) TDD
3 2,410 (15.49%) MVC
4 2,132 (13.71%) Microservices
5 1,967 (12.64%) Software Engineering
6 1,785 (11.47%) Scrum
7 1,758 (11.30%) Front End Development
8 1,551 (9.97%) DevOps
9 1,481 (9.52%) Fintech
10 1,458 (9.37%) Computer Science
11 1,383 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
12 1,373 (8.83%) BDD
13 1,326 (8.52%) OO
14 1,322 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
15 1,301 (8.36%) Test Automation
16 1,262 (8.11%) Web Development
17 1,141 (7.33%) Analytics
18 1,098 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
19 978 (6.29%) Unit Testing
20 917 (5.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5,939 (38.18%) JavaScript
2 5,001 (32.15%) C#
3 4,706 (30.25%) Java
4 4,404 (28.31%) SQL
5 2,497 (16.05%) Python
6 1,331 (8.56%) PHP
7 1,002 (6.44%) T-SQL
8 879 (5.65%) C++
9 831 (5.34%) Java 8
10 699 (4.49%) ES6
11 624 (4.01%) TypeScript
12 610 (3.92%) Scala
13 596 (3.83%) Ruby
14 334 (2.15%) Kotlin
15 316 (2.03%) C
16 290 (1.86%) PowerShell
17 274 (1.76%) PL/SQL
18 268 (1.72%) Go
19 261 (1.68%) VBA
20 214 (1.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,790 (11.51%) Degree
2 578 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 225 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 131 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 73 (0.47%) Master's Degree
6 61 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 54 (0.35%) PhD
8 48 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 27 (0.17%) AWS Certification
11 14 (0.090%) MBA
12 12 (0.077%) MCSE
13 9 (0.058%) HND
14 8 (0.051%) MCSD
15 7 (0.045%) HNC
15 7 (0.045%) MCSA
15 7 (0.045%) Postgraduate
16 6 (0.039%) ISEB
16 6 (0.039%) MCAD
16 6 (0.039%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 715 (4.60%) QA
2 76 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 40 (0.26%) MiFID
4 37 (0.24%) GDPR
5 34 (0.22%) WAI
6 21 (0.13%) SLA
7 12 (0.077%) EMIR
8 10 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.045%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.045%) TickIT
10 5 (0.032%) WCAG
11 4 (0.026%) NCSC
11 4 (0.026%) PSD2
12 3 (0.019%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.013%) HL7
14 1 (0.006%) DICOM
14 1 (0.006%) DO-254
14 1 (0.006%) IFRS
14 1 (0.006%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1,568 (10.08%) Docker
2 79 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 49 (0.31%) Varnish
4 46 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 29 (0.19%) HDFS
6 22 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.096%) vSphere
9 12 (0.077%) Firmware
10 10 (0.064%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.064%) GridGain
10 10 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.019%) Cronacle
11 3 (0.019%) etcd
12 2 (0.013%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 2 (0.013%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.006%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.006%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.006%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.006%) zsh
Systems Management
1 919 (5.91%) Kubernetes
2 241 (1.55%) Ansible
3 218 (1.40%) Terraform
4 174 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 141 (0.91%) Puppet
6 52 (0.33%) Grafana
7 48 (0.31%) Kibana
8 37 (0.24%) Rancher
9 35 (0.22%) Prometheus
10 27 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
11 23 (0.15%) SQL Sentry
12 21 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 17 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.10%) logstash
15 15 (0.096%) Salt
16 14 (0.090%) Mesos
16 14 (0.090%) SCCM
17 8 (0.051%) HP Fortify
17 8 (0.051%) Istio
18 7 (0.045%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,799 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 1,043 (6.70%) Oracle
3 552 (3.55%) Google
4 259 (1.66%) Tableau
5 250 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 175 (1.12%) SAP
7 112 (0.72%) Facebook
8 96 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 95 (0.61%) IBM
9 95 (0.61%) ServiceNow
10 90 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 86 (0.55%) Adobe
12 82 (0.53%) TIBCO
13 80 (0.51%) Zend
14 75 (0.48%) Databricks
15 72 (0.46%) Informatica
16 62 (0.40%) Splunk
17 60 (0.39%) YouTube
18 57 (0.37%) Blue Prism
19 55 (0.35%) MuleSoft