Period
to 5 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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

Developer
England > North of England
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,233 5,458 7,829
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 30.37% 27.71% 32.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.62% 28.73% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,215 5,006 7,348
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 10,223 18,996 23,644
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.44% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8,360 14,782 19,562
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,272
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the North of England

Developer
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in the North of England.

Salary trend for Developer in the North of England

Developer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in the North of England over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in the North of England

Developer
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 5 July 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
North West +1 1,832 £47,500 +7.95% 396
Yorkshire 0 1,169 £45,000 +5.88% 235
North East +1 233 £42,500 +0.59% 79
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 North of England region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1,543 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 1,250 (38.66%) .NET
3 1,229 (38.01%) C#
4 1,171 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
5 981 (30.34%) HTML
6 953 (29.48%) CSS
7 823 (25.46%) SQL
8 740 (22.89%) AngularJS
9 725 (22.42%) MVC
10 719 (22.24%) SQL Server
11 554 (17.14%) PHP
12 549 (16.98%) Azure
13 543 (16.80%) React
14 514 (15.90%) ASP.NET
15 500 (15.47%) Git (software)
16 498 (15.40%) Java
17 493 (15.25%) TDD
18 457 (14.14%) .NET Core
19 451 (13.95%) Microsoft
20 420 (12.99%) AWS
21 416 (12.87%) DevOps
22 390 (12.06%) Front End Development
23 378 (11.69%) Node.js
24 351 (10.86%) MySQL
25 334 (10.33%) jQuery
26 332 (10.27%) Web Development
27 320 (9.90%) Vue.js
28 311 (9.62%) Microservices
29 308 (9.53%) Docker
30 304 (9.40%) User Experience

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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
1 146 (4.52%) CMS
2 64 (1.98%) WordPress
3 47 (1.45%) Apache
4 38 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 36 (1.11%) IIS
6 34 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (0.84%) nginx
8 25 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 23 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.59%) SAS
11 17 (0.53%) Confluence
12 16 (0.49%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.40%) Drupal
13 13 (0.40%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
15 9 (0.28%) Jadu
16 8 (0.25%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.22%) Apache Spark
17 7 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 26 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.22%) Sketch
6 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.15%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.093%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.062%) InDesign
10 1 (0.031%) InVision
10 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 84 (2.60%) Magento
2 30 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.71%) Shopify
4 14 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
7 6 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.093%) MIS ActiveH
9 3 (0.093%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.031%) BASE24
11 1 (0.031%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.031%) Elite 3E
11 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.031%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.031%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 549 (16.98%) Azure
2 420 (12.99%) AWS
3 124 (3.84%) Serverless
4 117 (3.62%) Power Platform
5 96 (2.97%) SaaS
6 69 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
7 68 (2.10%) GitHub
8 58 (1.79%) GCP
9 49 (1.52%) npm
10 48 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
11 37 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
12 32 (0.99%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
13 16 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (0.43%) AWS IoT
15 13 (0.40%) Office 365
16 9 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 9 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.30%) Internet
2 19 (0.59%) Intranet
3 16 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.43%) Bluetooth
4 14 (0.43%) HTTP
5 13 (0.40%) Wireless
6 12 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (0.28%) LTE
7 9 (0.28%) MQTT
7 9 (0.28%) SSL
8 7 (0.22%) Skype
9 6 (0.19%) RFID
10 3 (0.093%) Firewall
11 2 (0.062%) Broadband
11 2 (0.062%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.062%) RS-485
11 2 (0.062%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.031%) ATM
12 1 (0.031%) Modbus
12 1 (0.031%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 351 (10.86%) MySQL
3 171 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 165 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 128 (3.96%) NoSQL
6 114 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 113 (3.50%) Power BI
8 99 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (2.47%) MongoDB
10 72 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 53 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 44 (1.36%) Redis
13 40 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 30 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 28 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 23 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
18 16 (0.49%) Oracle Database
19 15 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 500 (15.47%) Git (software)
2 111 (3.43%) JIRA
3 109 (3.37%) Visual Studio
4 97 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 90 (2.78%) Selenium
6 79 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 77 (2.38%) webpack
8 58 (1.79%) Subversion
9 53 (1.64%) Maven
10 49 (1.52%) gulp
11 38 (1.18%) PHPUnit
12 36 (1.11%) Grunt
13 35 (1.08%) TeamCity
14 29 (0.90%) Bitbucket
15 28 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
16 26 (0.80%) Babel
17 24 (0.74%) Mercurial
17 24 (0.74%) NUnit
18 21 (0.65%) Cypress.io
18 21 (0.65%) JUnit
General
1 284 (8.78%) Finance
2 142 (4.39%) Retail
3 115 (3.56%) Marketing
4 99 (3.06%) Law
5 88 (2.72%) Games
6 49 (1.52%) Public Sector
7 47 (1.45%) Legal
8 39 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.18%) Automotive
10 33 (1.02%) Banking
11 16 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 15 (0.46%) Local Government
12 15 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.37%) Publishing
14 11 (0.34%) Advertising
14 11 (0.34%) Electronics
15 5 (0.15%) Billing
16 4 (0.12%) Back Office
16 4 (0.12%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,250 (38.66%) .NET
2 981 (30.34%) HTML
3 953 (29.48%) CSS
4 740 (22.89%) AngularJS
5 543 (16.80%) React
6 514 (15.90%) ASP.NET
7 457 (14.14%) .NET Core
8 378 (11.69%) Node.js
9 334 (10.33%) jQuery
10 320 (9.90%) Vue.js
11 297 (9.19%) HTML5
12 266 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 254 (7.86%) .NET Framework
14 241 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 232 (7.18%) Laravel
16 230 (7.11%) Web Services
17 220 (6.80%) RESTful
18 204 (6.31%) Spring
19 203 (6.28%) REST
20 178 (5.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 304 (9.40%) User Experience
2 293 (9.06%) Greenfield Project
3 192 (5.94%) Mobile App
4 137 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 85 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 29 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 25 (0.77%) Algorithms
10 23 (0.71%) Blog
11 21 (0.65%) NHS
12 18 (0.56%) Internet of Things
12 18 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 16 (0.49%) Animation
15 14 (0.43%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.43%) Social Media
15 14 (0.43%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.40%) Cloud Native
17 10 (0.31%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 138 (4.27%) Linux
2 91 (2.81%) Android
3 83 (2.57%) Windows
4 82 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 21 (0.65%) Unix
6 7 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.19%) CentOS
7 6 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.15%) Debian
8 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.12%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.093%) HPUX
11 2 (0.062%) VMS
11 2 (0.062%) watchOS
12 1 (0.031%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.031%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,171 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (22.42%) MVC
3 493 (15.25%) TDD
4 416 (12.87%) DevOps
5 390 (12.06%) Front End Development
6 332 (10.27%) Web Development
7 311 (9.62%) Microservices
8 288 (8.91%) Software Engineering
9 268 (8.29%) OO
10 236 (7.30%) BDD
11 231 (7.15%) Problem-Solving
12 224 (6.93%) Scrum
13 220 (6.80%) SDLC
14 219 (6.77%) Test Automation
15 214 (6.62%) E-Commerce
16 205 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
16 205 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
17 201 (6.22%) Unit Testing
18 193 (5.97%) OOP
19 153 (4.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,543 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 1,229 (38.01%) C#
3 823 (25.46%) SQL
4 554 (17.14%) PHP
5 498 (15.40%) Java
6 225 (6.96%) TypeScript
7 207 (6.40%) Python
8 167 (5.17%) T-SQL
9 123 (3.80%) ES6
10 108 (3.34%) C++
11 107 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 95 (2.94%) Java 8
13 71 (2.20%) C
14 57 (1.76%) Ruby
15 48 (1.48%) Kotlin
16 47 (1.45%) VB
17 36 (1.11%) Scala
18 33 (1.02%) Apple Swift
18 33 (1.02%) Go
19 30 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 208 (6.43%) Degree
2 45 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.56%) MCSD
6 17 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.25%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.12%) MCPD
9 3 (0.093%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.093%) HNC
9 3 (0.093%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.062%) HND
10 2 (0.062%) MCAD
10 2 (0.062%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.031%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.031%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.42%) QA
2 24 (0.74%) GDPR
3 18 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.093%) WCAG
7 2 (0.062%) HL7
7 2 (0.062%) SLA
8 1 (0.031%) PMO
8 1 (0.031%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 308 (9.53%) Docker
2 9 (0.28%) Firmware
3 6 (0.19%) Varnish
4 4 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.062%) Postfix
6 2 (0.062%) vSphere
7 1 (0.031%) NDS
7 1 (0.031%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 133 (4.11%) Kubernetes
2 55 (1.70%) Terraform
3 37 (1.14%) Ansible
4 23 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.68%) Puppet
6 10 (0.31%) cPanel
7 9 (0.28%) Kibana
8 5 (0.15%) Grafana
9 4 (0.12%) logstash
10 2 (0.062%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.062%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.031%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.031%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 1 (0.031%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.031%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.031%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 451 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 76 (2.35%) Oracle
3 68 (2.10%) Google
4 64 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 60 (1.86%) Zend
6 45 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 45 (1.39%) Tableau
7 44 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (0.77%) SAP
9 24 (0.74%) Adobe
10 22 (0.68%) ServiceNow
11 20 (0.62%) Atlassian
12 19 (0.59%) Apple
13 15 (0.46%) Facebook
13 15 (0.46%) Pega
14 14 (0.43%) Twitter
15 13 (0.40%) Sage
16 12 (0.37%) Remedy
16 12 (0.37%) SolarWinds
17 11 (0.34%) Splunk