Period
to 22 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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

Full Stack Developer
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 229 208
Rank change year-on-year +120 -21 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 597 827 1,237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.02% 1.51% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.60% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 600 806 1,091
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 18,463 51,841 64,826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 94.96% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15,458 42,235 52,986
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,123
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in London

Full Stack Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Full Stack Developer in London

Full Stack Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in London

Full Stack 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 Full Stack Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. 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 +70 124 £65,000 -7.14% 53
West London +54 13 £52,500 -12.50% 23
South London +48 3 £67,500 +28.57%
East London - 1 £62,500 - 14
Full Stack Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, Full Stack 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 Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 371 (62.14%) JavaScript
2 334 (55.95%) React
3 306 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (40.54%) Node.js
5 225 (37.69%) AngularJS
6 175 (29.31%) Python
7 174 (29.15%) Java
8 162 (27.14%) C#
9 161 (26.97%) CSS
9 161 (26.97%) TDD
10 159 (26.63%) .NET
11 158 (26.47%) HTML
12 147 (24.62%) TypeScript
13 139 (23.28%) Finance
14 138 (23.12%) AWS
15 126 (21.11%) SQL
16 122 (20.44%) Microservices
17 119 (19.93%) Azure
18 116 (19.43%) DevOps
19 114 (19.10%) Vue.js
20 109 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
20 109 (18.26%) Docker
21 106 (17.76%) Git (software)
22 90 (15.08%) Software Engineering
23 87 (14.57%) REST
24 84 (14.07%) BDD
25 83 (13.90%) SQL Server
26 77 (12.90%) Mobile App
27 76 (12.73%) Kafka
28 74 (12.40%) .NET Core

Full Stack 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 21 (3.52%) Apache
2 20 (3.35%) Confluence
3 17 (2.85%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.84%) Headless CMS
5 7 (1.17%) CMS
6 6 (1.01%) IIS
6 6 (1.01%) nginx
7 5 (0.84%) WordPress
8 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.50%) Drupal
10 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Zeplin
2 5 (0.84%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.34%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.34%) Inkscape
4 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.67%) Shopify
3 3 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 138 (23.12%) AWS
2 119 (19.93%) Azure
3 67 (11.22%) Serverless
4 55 (9.21%) AWS Lambda
5 41 (6.87%) GCP
6 32 (5.36%) GitHub
7 22 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (3.52%) Firebase
9 20 (3.35%) Amazon S3
9 20 (3.35%) Azure Functions
10 10 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (1.68%) SaaS
11 8 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.34%) npm
12 5 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.84%) Veeva
13 3 (0.50%) Cloudflare
13 3 (0.50%) Heroku
14 2 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.17%) HTTP
2 3 (0.50%) SSH
3 2 (0.34%) AMQP
3 2 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) Skype
4 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.54%) MongoDB
3 44 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 30 (5.03%) MySQL
7 29 (4.86%) Redis
8 25 (4.19%) Relational Database
9 19 (3.18%) Big Data
10 16 (2.68%) Riak
11 12 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.34%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.01%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.01%) Flink
15 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 106 (17.76%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.70%) JIRA
3 32 (5.36%) webpack
4 29 (4.86%) Mocha
5 25 (4.19%) Jasmine
6 21 (3.52%) TeamCity
7 20 (3.35%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.84%) JUnit
9 10 (1.68%) Cypress.io
9 10 (1.68%) Maven
9 10 (1.68%) NUnit
10 9 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.34%) Subversion
12 7 (1.17%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.01%) Mockito
13 6 (1.01%) Selenium
13 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.84%) RSpec
14 5 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 139 (23.28%) Finance
2 45 (7.54%) Front Office
3 38 (6.37%) Marketing
4 36 (6.03%) Retail
5 33 (5.53%) Banking
6 29 (4.86%) Games
7 21 (3.52%) Public Sector
8 13 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.68%) Automotive
10 8 (1.34%) Law
11 5 (0.84%) Advertising
11 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.67%) Legal
12 4 (0.67%) Local Government
12 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) German Language
13 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (55.95%) React
2 242 (40.54%) Node.js
3 225 (37.69%) AngularJS
4 161 (26.97%) CSS
5 159 (26.63%) .NET
6 158 (26.47%) HTML
7 114 (19.10%) Vue.js
8 87 (14.57%) REST
9 76 (12.73%) Kafka
10 74 (12.40%) .NET Core
11 72 (12.06%) Redux
12 71 (11.89%) Web Services
13 68 (11.39%) ASP.NET
14 64 (10.72%) HTML5
15 57 (9.55%) React Native
16 53 (8.88%) Spring
17 46 (7.71%) RESTful
18 39 (6.53%) GraphQL
18 39 (6.53%) Jest
19 35 (5.86%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 54 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (6.53%) User Experience
4 35 (5.86%) Fixed Income
5 34 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (4.86%) Hedge funds
8 27 (4.52%) Cloud Native
9 23 (3.85%) Equities
10 20 (3.35%) Derivative
11 17 (2.85%) Mobile Games
12 9 (1.51%) Social Media
13 8 (1.34%) Blog
14 7 (1.17%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.17%) Robotics
15 6 (1.01%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.84%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
18 3 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
18 3 (0.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.89%) Linux
2 30 (5.03%) Windows
3 18 (3.02%) Android
3 18 (3.02%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.34%) Unix
6 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (26.97%) TDD
3 122 (20.44%) Microservices
4 116 (19.43%) DevOps
5 109 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
6 90 (15.08%) Software Engineering
7 84 (14.07%) BDD
8 74 (12.40%) Fintech
9 66 (11.06%) OO
10 60 (10.05%) Scrum
11 57 (9.55%) Pair Programming
12 54 (9.05%) MVC
13 46 (7.71%) Computer Science
14 45 (7.54%) Web Development
15 39 (6.53%) E-Commerce
16 37 (6.20%) Front End Development
17 33 (5.53%) Infrastructure as Code
18 32 (5.36%) Mobile Application Development
18 32 (5.36%) Open Source
19 30 (5.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 371 (62.14%) JavaScript
2 175 (29.31%) Python
3 174 (29.15%) Java
4 162 (27.14%) C#
5 147 (24.62%) TypeScript
6 126 (21.11%) SQL
7 72 (12.06%) Ruby
8 62 (10.39%) Kotlin
9 48 (8.04%) PHP
10 44 (7.37%) Go
11 40 (6.70%) Scala
12 36 (6.03%) Clojure
13 31 (5.19%) Java 8
14 29 (4.86%) Elixir
15 22 (3.69%) T-SQL
16 16 (2.68%) PowerShell
17 12 (2.01%) Perl
17 12 (2.01%) Rust
18 10 (1.68%) ES6
19 9 (1.51%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 41 (6.87%) Degree
2 29 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.84%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) WCAG
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (18.26%) Docker
2 3 (0.50%) Postfix
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (9.88%) Kubernetes
2 42 (7.04%) Terraform
3 7 (1.17%) Rancher
4 4 (0.67%) Ansible
5 2 (0.34%) Grafana
5 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.70%) Google
3 11 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle
5 4 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.50%) SAP
7 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.34%) Facebook
7 2 (0.34%) GrapeCity
7 2 (0.34%) SendGrid
7 2 (0.34%) Solace
7 2 (0.34%) Sony
7 2 (0.34%) Zend
8 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.17%) IBM
8 1 (0.17%) Pega
8 1 (0.17%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.17%) WSO2