Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 10,405 8,920 12,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.88% 28.50% 29.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.96% 29.42% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9,585 8,118 11,681
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 30,640 30,324 39,810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.90% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25,634 25,159 33,871
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 3,971 £45,000 +1.12% 567
Hampshire 0 2,558 £40,000 - 245
Berkshire 0 1,874 £47,500 +5.56% 248
Surrey +1 1,726 £47,500 - 204
Oxfordshire 0 1,194 £43,000 +1.18% 185
East Sussex 0 993 £45,000 - 88
Buckinghamshire 0 936 £45,000 +5.88% 134
West Sussex +1 634 £45,000 - 110
Kent 0 446 £42,500 - 82
Sussex +6 58 £45,000 +12.50%
Middlesex -6 19 £62,500 +20.19% 5
Home Counties -2 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Isle of Wight -5 1 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 5,676 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5,030 (48.34%) C#
3 4,816 (46.29%) .NET
4 4,651 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4,473 (42.99%) HTML
6 4,189 (40.26%) CSS
7 3,716 (35.71%) SQL
8 3,556 (34.18%) MVC
9 3,458 (33.23%) SQL Server
10 3,101 (29.80%) ASP.NET
11 2,772 (26.64%) AngularJS
12 2,340 (22.49%) jQuery
13 2,190 (21.05%) Java
14 2,119 (20.37%) TDD
15 1,898 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,700 (16.34%) Web Development
17 1,487 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 1,454 (13.97%) PHP
19 1,452 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1,442 (13.86%) Scrum
21 1,380 (13.26%) Microsoft
22 1,348 (12.96%) Web Services
23 1,340 (12.88%) OO
24 1,298 (12.47%) HTML5
25 1,289 (12.39%) Degree
26 1,213 (11.66%) MySQL
27 1,212 (11.65%) .NET Framework
28 1,203 (11.56%) RESTful
29 1,185 (11.39%) WCF
30 1,148 (11.03%) Node.js

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
1 515 (4.95%) CMS
2 275 (2.64%) IIS
3 245 (2.35%) Apache
4 225 (2.16%) WordPress
5 167 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
6 157 (1.51%) Drupal
7 134 (1.29%) JBoss
8 129 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 124 (1.19%) Umbraco
10 111 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 88 (0.85%) Confluence
12 81 (0.78%) NServiceBus
13 70 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 67 (0.64%) nginx
15 64 (0.62%) Apache Spark
16 56 (0.54%) EPiServer
17 50 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 50 (0.48%) WebLogic
18 44 (0.42%) Joomla!
19 42 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 145 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 106 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
4 68 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 44 (0.42%) Chatbot
6 27 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (0.086%) GIMP
10 5 (0.048%) 3ds Max
10 5 (0.048%) Blender
10 5 (0.048%) InDesign
10 5 (0.048%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.029%) Maya
13 2 (0.019%) InVision
13 2 (0.019%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 143 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.76%) Magento
3 43 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 23 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
6 20 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 18 (0.17%) BusinessWare
8 15 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.12%) Infor M3
10 11 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
10 11 (0.11%) SAP HR
11 10 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
12 9 (0.086%) Elite 3E
13 7 (0.067%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.067%) SAP Business One
14 6 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
15 5 (0.048%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 755 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 511 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 448 (4.31%) SaaS
4 244 (2.35%) GitHub
5 103 (0.99%) npm
6 62 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
7 49 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 38 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 32 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (0.31%) Yarn
10 28 (0.27%) Serverless
11 25 (0.24%) Firebase
12 24 (0.23%) Office 365
13 23 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (0.21%) PaaS
15 18 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 16 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
18 13 (0.12%) Google Play
18 13 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 304 (2.92%) Internet
2 96 (0.92%) HTTP
3 78 (0.75%) Broadband
4 50 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 47 (0.45%) SMS
6 46 (0.44%) Intranet
7 29 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 24 (0.23%) Hyperconnected
9 23 (0.22%) Wireless
10 19 (0.18%) FTP
11 18 (0.17%) DNS
12 17 (0.16%) SSH
13 14 (0.13%) AMQP
14 13 (0.12%) Telnet
15 9 (0.086%) Firewall
16 8 (0.077%) Extranet
17 7 (0.067%) Network Security
17 7 (0.067%) SNMP
18 6 (0.058%) SSL
18 6 (0.058%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,458 (33.23%) SQL Server
2 1,213 (11.66%) MySQL
3 781 (7.51%) NoSQL
4 780 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 545 (5.24%) Relational Database
6 378 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 363 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 330 (3.17%) MongoDB
9 313 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 295 (2.84%) Big Data
11 238 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
12 231 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 210 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 198 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 192 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
16 181 (1.74%) Oracle Database
17 163 (1.57%) Power BI
18 159 (1.53%) RDBMS
19 88 (0.85%) Hadoop
19 88 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,487 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 672 (6.46%) Visual Studio
3 507 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 411 (3.95%) Subversion
5 390 (3.75%) Jenkins
6 311 (2.99%) JIRA
7 293 (2.82%) NUnit
8 221 (2.12%) Selenium
9 208 (2.00%) Maven
10 169 (1.62%) gulp
11 141 (1.36%) webpack
12 140 (1.35%) MSTest
13 128 (1.23%) Eclipse
14 122 (1.17%) JUnit
15 116 (1.11%) Moq
16 104 (1.00%) TeamCity
17 93 (0.89%) Grunt
18 86 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
19 84 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
20 70 (0.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,068 (10.26%) Finance
2 441 (4.24%) Retail
3 399 (3.83%) Marketing
4 274 (2.63%) Games
5 244 (2.35%) Advertising
6 199 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 146 (1.40%) Banking
8 97 (0.93%) Music Industry
9 61 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 59 (0.57%) Back Office
11 56 (0.54%) Publishing
12 47 (0.45%) Electronics
13 41 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 37 (0.36%) Law
15 29 (0.28%) Automotive
16 25 (0.24%) Legal
17 24 (0.23%) Billing
18 19 (0.18%) Multimedia
19 14 (0.13%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,816 (46.29%) .NET
2 4,473 (42.99%) HTML
3 4,189 (40.26%) CSS
4 3,101 (29.80%) ASP.NET
5 2,772 (26.64%) AngularJS
6 2,340 (22.49%) jQuery
7 1,898 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,452 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,348 (12.96%) Web Services
10 1,298 (12.47%) HTML5
11 1,212 (11.65%) .NET Framework
12 1,203 (11.56%) RESTful
13 1,185 (11.39%) WCF
14 1,148 (11.03%) Node.js
15 1,087 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 1,022 (9.82%) React
17 865 (8.31%) XML
18 858 (8.25%) Spring
19 782 (7.52%) CSS3
20 723 (6.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 868 (8.34%) Greenfield Project
2 843 (8.10%) Computer Science
3 608 (5.84%) User Experience
4 467 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 371 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 309 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 254 (2.44%) Fintech
8 118 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 75 (0.72%) Social Media
10 72 (0.69%) Algorithms
11 62 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
12 58 (0.56%) Management Information System
13 53 (0.51%) Smartphone
14 52 (0.50%) Client/Server
15 49 (0.47%) Social Network
16 47 (0.45%) BBC
17 44 (0.42%) Data Structures
18 39 (0.37%) iPad
19 36 (0.35%) Data Centre
20 33 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1,073 (10.31%) Linux
2 722 (6.94%) Windows
3 311 (2.99%) Unix
4 275 (2.64%) Android
5 254 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 80 (0.77%) AIX
7 73 (0.70%) Windows Server
8 66 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 50 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 39 (0.37%) CentOS
11 19 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.16%) Debian
13 10 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.058%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.029%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.029%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.029%) zOS
17 2 (0.019%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.019%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,651 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 3,556 (34.18%) MVC
3 2,119 (20.37%) TDD
4 1,700 (16.34%) Web Development
5 1,442 (13.86%) Scrum
6 1,340 (12.88%) OO
7 1,065 (10.24%) BDD
8 1,031 (9.91%) Front End Development
9 1,022 (9.82%) Software Engineering
10 864 (8.30%) Web Application Development
11 843 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
12 777 (7.47%) Unit Testing
13 712 (6.84%) OOP
14 620 (5.96%) SDLC
15 563 (5.41%) Mentoring
16 548 (5.27%) Test Automation
17 514 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
18 487 (4.68%) E-Commerce
19 424 (4.07%) SOLID
20 390 (3.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5,676 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5,030 (48.34%) C#
3 3,716 (35.71%) SQL
4 2,190 (21.05%) Java
5 1,454 (13.97%) PHP
6 917 (8.81%) T-SQL
7 754 (7.25%) Python
8 583 (5.60%) C++
9 574 (5.52%) Ruby
10 477 (4.58%) VB.NET
11 318 (3.06%) C
12 277 (2.66%) TypeScript
13 236 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 223 (2.14%) VB
15 159 (1.53%) ES6
16 126 (1.21%) Scala
17 109 (1.05%) Perl
18 93 (0.89%) Bash Shell
19 88 (0.85%) Objective-C
19 88 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1,289 (12.39%) Degree
2 346 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 113 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 57 (0.55%) PhD
7 47 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 34 (0.33%) MCPD
9 32 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
10 25 (0.24%) MCP
11 24 (0.23%) MCTS
12 11 (0.11%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.086%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.058%) Numerate Degree
15 5 (0.048%) ISEB
15 5 (0.048%) ISTQB
16 4 (0.038%) MCSE
17 3 (0.029%) BPSS Clearance
17 3 (0.029%) MCSA
17 3 (0.029%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (2.86%) QA
2 48 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 34 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.24%) SLA
5 16 (0.15%) GCP
6 11 (0.11%) GDPR
6 11 (0.11%) WCAG
7 9 (0.086%) GAMP
8 7 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.038%) HL7
9 4 (0.038%) PMO
9 4 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.029%) COSHH
11 2 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.019%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.010%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 284 (2.73%) Docker
2 32 (0.31%) HDFS
3 18 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.12%) Firmware
5 12 (0.12%) vSphere
6 9 (0.086%) KVM
7 8 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.048%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.038%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.038%) LXC
9 4 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.019%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 62 (0.60%) Ansible
2 44 (0.42%) Puppet
3 36 (0.35%) Kubernetes
4 34 (0.33%) Kibana
5 29 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
6 27 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 21 (0.20%) Terraform
7 21 (0.20%) WSUS
8 11 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
8 11 (0.11%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.096%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.077%) Nagios
11 5 (0.048%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.048%) Oozie
11 5 (0.048%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.038%) cPanel
13 3 (0.029%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.029%) Salt
14 2 (0.019%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,380 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 748 (7.19%) Oracle
3 266 (2.56%) Google
4 244 (2.35%) Zend
5 186 (1.79%) SAP
6 154 (1.48%) Capita
7 152 (1.46%) Xamarin
8 121 (1.16%) Adobe
9 117 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 93 (0.89%) Facebook
11 76 (0.73%) Telerik
12 72 (0.69%) Tableau
12 72 (0.69%) Twitter
13 68 (0.65%) Apple
14 59 (0.57%) HP
15 51 (0.49%) webMethods
16 50 (0.48%) Sitecore
17 49 (0.47%) IBM
18 48 (0.46%) Sony
19 35 (0.34%) Yahoo!