Period
to 22 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 12,787 7,126 14,633
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 25.04% 29.64% 28.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.49% 31.72% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8,604 6,270 12,672
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £40,750
25th Percentile £56,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £107,625 £98,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 46,514 22,462 48,690
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.10% 93.43% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,054 19,056 39,899
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £101,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 0 1,654 £75,000 +7.14% 864
West London -1 510 £67,500 +12.50% 230
South London -1 197 £57,500 -4.65% 35
East London -9 81 £68,750 +37.50% 176
North London -17 8 £47,500 -9.52% 17
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 5,535 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5,502 (43.03%) JavaScript
3 4,644 (36.32%) React
4 3,721 (29.10%) Finance
5 3,482 (27.23%) Java
6 3,105 (24.28%) SQL
7 3,052 (23.87%) AWS
8 3,001 (23.47%) Full Stack Development
9 2,851 (22.30%) C#
10 2,768 (21.65%) HTML
11 2,735 (21.39%) Python
12 2,680 (20.96%) TypeScript
13 2,660 (20.80%) .NET
14 2,559 (20.01%) Software Engineering
15 2,556 (19.99%) CSS
16 2,498 (19.54%) Azure
17 2,325 (18.18%) Microservices
18 2,316 (18.11%) TDD
19 2,314 (18.10%) CI/CD
20 2,313 (18.09%) Node.js
21 2,310 (18.07%) Social Skills
22 2,263 (17.70%) Docker
23 2,089 (16.34%) Git (software)
24 2,061 (16.12%) AngularJS
25 1,961 (15.34%) DevOps
26 1,951 (15.26%) Front End Development
27 1,831 (14.32%) Kubernetes
28 1,621 (12.68%) REST
29 1,575 (12.32%) SQL Server
30 1,532 (11.98%) 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
1 351 (2.74%) CMS
1 351 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
2 230 (1.80%) WordPress
3 209 (1.63%) Apache
4 186 (1.45%) Confluence
5 114 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 86 (0.67%) Drupal
7 82 (0.64%) Apache Spark
8 69 (0.54%) nginx
9 66 (0.52%) IIS
10 64 (0.50%) uWSGI
11 50 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 43 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 37 (0.29%) EPiServer
14 36 (0.28%) Ethereum
15 35 (0.27%) Umbraco
16 29 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
17 25 (0.20%) Mule
18 23 (0.18%) Jetty
19 22 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 144 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (0.50%) Sketch
4 55 (0.43%) Adobe XD
4 55 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 30 (0.23%) InVision
6 26 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 22 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 15 (0.12%) MS Visio
10 12 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.039%) GIMP
11 5 (0.039%) InDesign
12 3 (0.023%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.023%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.016%) SPSS
14 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.008%) Revit
Business Applications
1 84 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.41%) Magento
3 39 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 39 (0.30%) Shopify
4 30 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
5 25 (0.20%) Summit
6 23 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 16 (0.13%) R3 Corda
8 14 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
11 9 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
11 9 (0.070%) WebTrends
12 7 (0.055%) NetSuite
12 7 (0.055%) Sentinel
12 7 (0.055%) Temenos T24
13 6 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
14 5 (0.039%) MetaTrader
15 4 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
15 4 (0.031%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 3,052 (23.87%) AWS
2 2,498 (19.54%) Azure
3 1,121 (8.77%) GCP
4 876 (6.85%) Serverless
5 613 (4.79%) SaaS
6 583 (4.56%) GitHub
7 549 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
8 415 (3.25%) Power Platform
9 376 (2.94%) Amazon S3
10 336 (2.63%) npm
11 258 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
12 182 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
13 160 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
13 160 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
14 145 (1.13%) PaaS
15 136 (1.06%) AWS Step Functions
16 129 (1.01%) Firebase
17 126 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
18 121 (0.95%) OpenShift
19 116 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 334 (2.61%) HTTP
2 277 (2.17%) Broadband
3 147 (1.15%) Internet
4 50 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.27%) VoIP
6 31 (0.24%) 5G
6 31 (0.24%) DNS
7 25 (0.20%) Bluetooth
7 25 (0.20%) NFC
8 22 (0.17%) DVB
8 22 (0.17%) SSL
9 19 (0.15%) MQTT
10 18 (0.14%) AMQP
11 16 (0.13%) Intranet
12 14 (0.11%) SSH
13 13 (0.10%) SMS
14 10 (0.078%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.070%) WebEx
16 8 (0.063%) Firewall
17 6 (0.047%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,575 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 917 (7.17%) MySQL
3 795 (6.22%) NoSQL
4 782 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 660 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 645 (5.04%) MongoDB
7 399 (3.12%) Redis
8 358 (2.80%) Power BI
9 356 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 318 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 310 (2.42%) Big Data
11 310 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
12 250 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 220 (1.72%) Blockchain
14 192 (1.50%) RDBMS
15 178 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
16 177 (1.38%) Tableau
17 134 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 125 (0.98%) Hadoop
19 117 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2,089 (16.34%) Git (software)
2 828 (6.48%) Jenkins
3 508 (3.97%) webpack
4 473 (3.70%) JIRA
5 329 (2.57%) JUnit
6 309 (2.42%) Cypress.io
7 291 (2.28%) Maven
8 269 (2.10%) Bitbucket
9 261 (2.04%) Selenium
9 261 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 236 (1.85%) TeamCity
11 233 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 210 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 192 (1.50%) GitLab
13 192 (1.50%) NUnit
14 158 (1.24%) Mockito
15 157 (1.23%) Jasmine
16 145 (1.13%) gulp
17 144 (1.13%) Moq
18 143 (1.12%) Mocha
General
1 3,721 (29.10%) Finance
2 2,310 (18.07%) Social Skills
3 1,014 (7.93%) Banking
4 937 (7.33%) Front Office
5 768 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
6 498 (3.89%) Games
7 494 (3.86%) Marketing
8 443 (3.46%) Retail
9 347 (2.71%) Advertising
10 288 (2.25%) Investment Banking
11 279 (2.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 195 (1.52%) Public Sector
13 192 (1.50%) Financial Institution
14 154 (1.20%) Publishing
15 144 (1.13%) Manufacturing
16 125 (0.98%) Back Office
17 118 (0.92%) Telecoms
18 107 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
19 97 (0.76%) Automotive
20 88 (0.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,644 (36.32%) React
2 2,768 (21.65%) HTML
3 2,660 (20.80%) .NET
4 2,556 (19.99%) CSS
5 2,313 (18.09%) Node.js
6 2,061 (16.12%) AngularJS
7 1,621 (12.68%) REST
8 1,293 (10.11%) Spring
9 1,250 (9.78%) HTML5
10 1,095 (8.56%) .NET Core
11 1,094 (8.56%) RESTful
12 1,013 (7.92%) Vue.js
13 957 (7.48%) Web Services
14 834 (6.52%) Redux
15 830 (6.49%) Spring Boot
16 813 (6.36%) ASP.NET
17 741 (5.79%) CSS3
18 679 (5.31%) Sass
19 645 (5.04%) Kafka
20 635 (4.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,518 (11.87%) User Experience
2 1,039 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
3 643 (5.03%) Equities
4 615 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 611 (4.78%) Hedge funds
6 551 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 516 (4.04%) Derivative
8 445 (3.48%) Fixed Income
9 369 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
10 336 (2.63%) Algorithms
11 326 (2.55%) Data Structures
12 300 (2.35%) Social Media
13 285 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
14 164 (1.28%) Cloud Native
15 159 (1.24%) Virtual Team
16 130 (1.02%) Blog
17 123 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
18 111 (0.87%) Management Information System
19 110 (0.86%) Public Cloud
20 106 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 750 (5.87%) Linux
2 601 (4.70%) Android
3 594 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 434 (3.39%) Windows
5 255 (1.99%) Unix
6 42 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 32 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 21 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.11%) Mesosphere
10 11 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (0.086%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (0.070%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.063%) VMS
13 6 (0.047%) Alpine Linux
13 6 (0.047%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.023%) CentOS
14 3 (0.023%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.023%) tvOS
15 2 (0.016%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,535 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3,001 (23.47%) Full Stack Development
3 2,559 (20.01%) Software Engineering
4 2,325 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2,316 (18.11%) TDD
6 2,314 (18.10%) CI/CD
7 1,961 (15.34%) DevOps
8 1,951 (15.26%) Front End Development
9 1,532 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
10 1,386 (10.84%) Fintech
11 1,322 (10.34%) Analytics
12 1,287 (10.06%) Test Automation
13 1,244 (9.73%) Scrum
14 1,075 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
15 1,005 (7.86%) Mentoring
16 1,001 (7.83%) Unit Testing
17 998 (7.80%) Asset Management
18 956 (7.48%) Computer Science
19 940 (7.35%) OO
20 913 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5,502 (43.03%) JavaScript
2 3,482 (27.23%) Java
3 3,105 (24.28%) SQL
4 2,851 (22.30%) C#
5 2,735 (21.39%) Python
6 2,680 (20.96%) TypeScript
7 845 (6.61%) PHP
8 633 (4.95%) Kotlin
9 523 (4.09%) C++
10 503 (3.93%) ES6
11 472 (3.69%) T-SQL
12 468 (3.66%) Go
13 444 (3.47%) Java 8
14 401 (3.14%) Scala
15 284 (2.22%) Ruby
16 280 (2.19%) Apple Swift
17 228 (1.78%) C
18 192 (1.50%) Apex Code
19 185 (1.45%) Java 11
20 160 (1.25%) Bash
Qualifications
1 1,163 (9.10%) Degree
2 416 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 121 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 108 (0.84%) Master's Degree
6 69 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
7 40 (0.31%) PhD
8 38 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 28 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.13%) SANS
12 11 (0.086%) ISEB
13 9 (0.070%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.070%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.055%) MBA
14 7 (0.055%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.047%) MCSD
15 6 (0.047%) MCSE
16 4 (0.031%) MCSA
16 4 (0.031%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 692 (5.41%) QA
2 286 (2.24%) Accessibility
3 62 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 45 (0.35%) GDPR
5 39 (0.30%) WCAG
6 31 (0.24%) MiFID
7 28 (0.22%) EMIR
8 13 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 12 (0.094%) PSD2
10 10 (0.078%) IFRS
11 9 (0.070%) WAI
12 8 (0.063%) IFRS 9
13 7 (0.055%) SLA
14 5 (0.039%) FATCA
15 4 (0.031%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.023%) PMO
16 3 (0.023%) SOC 2
17 2 (0.016%) ISO 20022
17 2 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 14443
17 2 (0.016%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2,263 (17.70%) Docker
2 36 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (0.13%) Postfix
5 14 (0.11%) Firmware
6 9 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.055%) Varnish
8 6 (0.047%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.047%) Kamailio
8 6 (0.047%) OpenSIPS
9 5 (0.039%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.031%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.031%) HDFS
11 3 (0.023%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (0.008%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.008%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1,831 (14.32%) Kubernetes
2 636 (4.97%) Terraform
3 188 (1.47%) Ansible
4 153 (1.20%) Grafana
5 93 (0.73%) Prometheus
6 74 (0.58%) Puppet
7 58 (0.45%) Kibana
8 55 (0.43%) logstash
9 51 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
11 33 (0.26%) Rancher
12 30 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
13 28 (0.22%) Opsgenie
14 23 (0.18%) MIIS
15 20 (0.16%) Consul
16 18 (0.14%) HAProxy
17 17 (0.13%) Istio
17 17 (0.13%) Pingdom
17 17 (0.13%) ZABBIX
18 15 (0.12%) Automic
Vendors
1 1,102 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 785 (6.14%) Google
3 403 (3.15%) Oracle
4 336 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 137 (1.07%) Apple
6 119 (0.93%) Adobe
7 85 (0.66%) MuleSoft
8 75 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 74 (0.58%) SAP
10 71 (0.56%) Bloomberg
11 69 (0.54%) ServiceNow
12 53 (0.41%) Databricks
12 53 (0.41%) Sitecore
13 46 (0.36%) Xamarin
14 44 (0.34%) Splunk
15 43 (0.34%) Zend
16 42 (0.33%) Informatica
17 41 (0.32%) Facebook
18 40 (0.31%) Cognizant
19 39 (0.30%) Blue Prism