Period
to 25 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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

Developer
England > South East
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 8,032 10,262 8,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.28% 32.70% 29.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.35% 33.75% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7,248 9,444 8,185
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £28,506
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 25,620 30,406 29,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.88% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21,204 25,350 24,821
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,525 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the South East

Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for Developer in the South East

Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in the South East

Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 March 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
Thames Valley 0 2,716 £50,000 +11.11% 722
Hampshire -1 2,044 £42,500 +0.59% 323
Berkshire 0 1,441 £52,500 +10.53% 290
Surrey 0 1,253 £50,000 +5.26% 334
East Sussex 0 886 £45,000 - 109
West Sussex -1 811 £47,500 +5.56% 110
Oxfordshire -1 638 £45,000 +2.27% 231
Buckinghamshire 0 637 £47,000 +4.44% 202
Kent 0 302 £42,000 -1.18% 156
Middlesex -5 7 £55,000 -12.00%
Sussex -8 2 £70,000 +55.56%
Isle of Wight +2 1 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Home Counties -4 1 £50,000 +42.86%
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4,080 (50.80%) JavaScript
2 3,647 (45.41%) C#
3 3,557 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3,500 (43.58%) .NET
5 2,946 (36.68%) HTML
6 2,814 (35.03%) CSS
7 2,536 (31.57%) SQL
8 2,252 (28.04%) MVC
9 2,157 (26.86%) Java
10 2,016 (25.10%) SQL Server
11 1,950 (24.28%) ASP.NET
12 1,906 (23.73%) AngularJS
13 1,478 (18.40%) jQuery
14 1,389 (17.29%) TDD
15 1,341 (16.70%) Git (software)
16 1,177 (14.65%) Software Engineering
17 1,057 (13.16%) Web Development
18 1,043 (12.99%) Scrum
19 1,040 (12.95%) Degree
20 1,015 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
21 1,008 (12.55%) HTML5
22 1,005 (12.51%) ASP.NET MVC
23 1,004 (12.50%) Microsoft
24 945 (11.77%) React
25 934 (11.63%) Finance
26 918 (11.43%) Web Services
27 914 (11.38%) Spring
28 873 (10.87%) .NET Framework
29 809 (10.07%) PHP
30 805 (10.02%) Front End Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 209 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
2 195 (2.43%) CMS
3 181 (2.25%) IIS
4 142 (1.77%) Confluence
5 134 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 120 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 118 (1.47%) WordPress
8 114 (1.42%) Apache
9 83 (1.03%) Umbraco
10 62 (0.77%) Drupal
11 52 (0.65%) EPiServer
12 51 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 36 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 33 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
15 31 (0.39%) Kentico
16 28 (0.35%) SAS
17 25 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (0.31%) Sitefinity
18 24 (0.30%) Apache Spark
19 23 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 60 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 38 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (0.087%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.075%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.037%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.025%) SPSS
11 2 (0.025%) Stata
12 1 (0.012%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 63 (0.78%) Magento
2 57 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
6 14 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
8 12 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.12%) Shopify
11 8 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.100%) Ripple
12 7 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
12 7 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,015 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 561 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 298 (3.71%) SaaS
4 109 (1.36%) GitHub
5 86 (1.07%) npm
6 78 (0.97%) Serverless
7 45 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 40 (0.50%) PaaS
9 34 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 30 (0.37%) Google Play
12 24 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
13 22 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
14 18 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (0.22%) AWS Fargate
15 17 (0.21%) Google Analytics
15 17 (0.21%) Office 365
15 17 (0.21%) OpenShift
16 16 (0.20%) Firebase
16 16 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 97 (1.21%) HTTP
2 92 (1.15%) Internet
3 44 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 43 (0.54%) Network Security
5 39 (0.49%) SSH
6 34 (0.42%) Wireless
7 28 (0.35%) Intranet
8 27 (0.34%) RIP
9 24 (0.30%) Software-Defined Radio
10 23 (0.29%) FTP
10 23 (0.29%) VoIP
11 17 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 11 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.12%) SSL
14 9 (0.11%) DNS
14 9 (0.11%) MQTT
14 9 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (0.100%) CTI
16 6 (0.075%) Extranet
16 6 (0.075%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,016 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 719 (8.95%) MySQL
3 437 (5.44%) Relational Database
4 425 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 373 (4.64%) MongoDB
6 253 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 241 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 225 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 211 (2.63%) Big Data
10 164 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
11 129 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 129 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 107 (1.33%) Redis
13 100 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 93 (1.16%) Power BI
15 79 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 78 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
17 77 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
18 75 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
19 62 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1,341 (16.70%) Git (software)
2 480 (5.98%) Visual Studio
3 403 (5.02%) Jenkins
4 346 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 297 (3.70%) JIRA
6 261 (3.25%) Maven
7 190 (2.37%) Selenium
8 187 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 184 (2.29%) JUnit
10 179 (2.23%) Subversion
11 154 (1.92%) webpack
12 148 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 134 (1.67%) NUnit
14 106 (1.32%) Eclipse
15 95 (1.18%) Bitbucket
16 92 (1.15%) Jasmine
17 84 (1.05%) gulp
18 80 (1.00%) Mockito
19 75 (0.93%) Cucumber
20 74 (0.92%) Mocha
General
1 934 (11.63%) Finance
2 256 (3.19%) Retail
3 240 (2.99%) Marketing
4 84 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 76 (0.95%) Games
6 75 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 56 (0.70%) Legal
8 52 (0.65%) Banking
9 41 (0.51%) Electronics
10 39 (0.49%) Automotive
11 38 (0.47%) Advertising
12 35 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 30 (0.37%) Law
14 28 (0.35%) Publishing
15 20 (0.25%) Back Office
16 17 (0.21%) Billing
17 15 (0.19%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.16%) Military
19 8 (0.100%) Investment Banking
20 6 (0.075%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,500 (43.58%) .NET
2 2,946 (36.68%) HTML
3 2,814 (35.03%) CSS
4 1,950 (24.28%) ASP.NET
5 1,906 (23.73%) AngularJS
6 1,478 (18.40%) jQuery
7 1,008 (12.55%) HTML5
8 1,005 (12.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 945 (11.77%) React
10 918 (11.43%) Web Services
11 914 (11.38%) Spring
12 873 (10.87%) .NET Framework
13 726 (9.04%) RESTful
14 667 (8.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 665 (8.28%) REST
16 644 (8.02%) XML
17 621 (7.73%) CSS3
18 558 (6.95%) Node.js
19 541 (6.74%) WCF
20 493 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 624 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
2 475 (5.91%) User Experience
3 387 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 333 (4.15%) Fintech
5 312 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 273 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 191 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 175 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 64 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 44 (0.55%) N-Tier
11 41 (0.51%) Client/Server
12 40 (0.50%) EPoS
13 37 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
14 36 (0.45%) RIA
15 35 (0.44%) Management Information System
16 33 (0.41%) Internet of Things
17 25 (0.31%) Tandem
18 24 (0.30%) Driving Licence
18 24 (0.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 24 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 750 (9.34%) Linux
2 483 (6.01%) Windows
3 414 (5.15%) Android
4 357 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 271 (3.37%) Unix
6 44 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 40 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 22 (0.27%) AIX
9 17 (0.21%) DC/OS
9 17 (0.21%) Mesosphere
9 17 (0.21%) Solaris
10 14 (0.17%) Debian
11 8 (0.100%) CentOS
11 8 (0.100%) VMS
11 8 (0.100%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.100%) Windows Phone 8
12 7 (0.087%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.062%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.050%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.050%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,557 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2,252 (28.04%) MVC
3 1,389 (17.29%) TDD
4 1,177 (14.65%) Software Engineering
5 1,057 (13.16%) Web Development
6 1,043 (12.99%) Scrum
7 805 (10.02%) Front End Development
8 802 (9.99%) OO
9 725 (9.03%) Microservices
10 695 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
11 644 (8.02%) Computer Science
12 585 (7.28%) Unit Testing
13 572 (7.12%) Test Automation
14 538 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
15 484 (6.03%) DevOps
16 474 (5.90%) BDD
17 463 (5.76%) Mentoring
18 457 (5.69%) SDLC
19 408 (5.08%) OOP
20 407 (5.07%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4,080 (50.80%) JavaScript
2 3,647 (45.41%) C#
3 2,536 (31.57%) SQL
4 2,157 (26.86%) Java
5 809 (10.07%) PHP
6 692 (8.62%) Python
7 629 (7.83%) C++
8 463 (5.76%) T-SQL
9 389 (4.84%) Java 8
10 382 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 285 (3.55%) C
12 222 (2.76%) VB.NET
13 210 (2.61%) PL/SQL
14 205 (2.55%) Ruby
15 188 (2.34%) ES6
16 97 (1.21%) Apple Swift
17 94 (1.17%) Kotlin
18 92 (1.15%) VB
19 83 (1.03%) PowerShell
20 79 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,040 (12.95%) Degree
2 302 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 274 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 203 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 65 (0.81%) PhD
6 62 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 58 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 28 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 19 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.21%) HND
11 10 (0.12%) MPhil
12 7 (0.087%) ISEB
12 7 (0.087%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.062%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.050%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.050%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.037%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.025%) BPSS Clearance
16 2 (0.025%) MCPD
16 2 (0.025%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (3.30%) QA
2 28 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.27%) WAI
4 21 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.25%) DICOM
6 19 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.15%) GAMP
9 11 (0.14%) SLA
10 10 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 10 (0.12%) PMO
11 6 (0.075%) GDPR
12 5 (0.062%) HL7
12 5 (0.062%) WCAG
13 1 (0.012%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 472 (5.88%) Docker
2 37 (0.46%) vSphere
3 36 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 14 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.087%) Firmware
8 6 (0.075%) Varnish
9 5 (0.062%) HDFS
10 4 (0.050%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.050%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.012%) vCloud
12 1 (0.012%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 140 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 128 (1.59%) Ansible
3 61 (0.76%) Kibana
4 52 (0.65%) logstash
5 30 (0.37%) Puppet
6 29 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (0.31%) Marathon
7 25 (0.31%) Mesos
8 12 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (0.14%) Terraform
10 10 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.11%) Salt
12 8 (0.100%) Plesk
13 6 (0.075%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.062%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.062%) CloudHub
14 5 (0.062%) HP ALM
15 4 (0.050%) Oozie
15 4 (0.050%) Rundeck
16 3 (0.037%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,004 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 529 (6.59%) Oracle
3 183 (2.28%) Xamarin
4 133 (1.66%) Google
5 92 (1.15%) Zend
6 82 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 74 (0.92%) SAP
8 57 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 55 (0.68%) Atlassian
10 48 (0.60%) Adobe
11 44 (0.55%) Tableau
12 41 (0.51%) Splunk
13 33 (0.41%) Telerik
14 32 (0.40%) IBM
15 30 (0.37%) Samsung
16 22 (0.27%) Cisco
17 20 (0.25%) MuleSoft
18 18 (0.22%) VMware
18 18 (0.22%) WooCommerce
19 13 (0.16%) Apple