Period
to 22 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7,779 9,713 9,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.35% 32.16% 31.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.47% 33.16% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6,863 8,832 8,619
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 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 25,531 29,293 28,960
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.98% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20,850 24,359 24,285
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,949 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -1 2,607 £50,000 +5.26% 546
Hampshire 0 2,065 £45,000 +5.88% 245
Berkshire 0 1,553 £51,750 +3.50% 229
Surrey -1 1,096 £52,500 +11.70% 212
East Sussex 0 925 £47,500 +5.56% 82
West Sussex -1 772 £47,500 +5.56% 91
Buckinghamshire 0 556 £45,000 - 142
Oxfordshire -1 499 £47,500 - 175
Kent 0 289 £44,750 +6.55% 145
Isle of Wight 0 20 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Middlesex -3 12 £60,000 -33.33% 1
Sussex -5 4 £47,500 +5.56%
Home Counties -4 1 £60,000 +71.43%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3,944 (50.70%) JavaScript
2 3,329 (42.79%) C#
3 3,264 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
4 3,086 (39.67%) .NET
5 2,763 (35.52%) HTML
6 2,587 (33.26%) CSS
7 2,544 (32.70%) SQL
8 1,922 (24.71%) Java
9 1,913 (24.59%) MVC
10 1,765 (22.69%) SQL Server
11 1,735 (22.30%) AngularJS
12 1,679 (21.58%) ASP.NET
13 1,371 (17.62%) Git (software)
14 1,274 (16.38%) jQuery
15 1,197 (15.39%) TDD
16 1,099 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,063 (13.66%) Web Development
18 1,044 (13.42%) Software Engineering
19 981 (12.61%) PHP
20 960 (12.34%) React
21 942 (12.11%) Degree
22 918 (11.80%) Spring
23 913 (11.74%) Microsoft
24 898 (11.54%) Scrum
25 882 (11.34%) Web Services
26 855 (10.99%) HTML5
27 830 (10.67%) Linux
28 817 (10.50%) Front End Development
29 807 (10.37%) OO
30 793 (10.19%) .NET Framework

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
1 213 (2.74%) CMS
2 172 (2.21%) Confluence
3 164 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 157 (2.02%) WordPress
5 146 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 130 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 120 (1.54%) Apache
7 120 (1.54%) IIS
8 78 (1.00%) Drupal
9 65 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 50 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
11 37 (0.48%) JBoss
11 37 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 35 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 34 (0.44%) Joomla!
14 29 (0.37%) EPiServer
15 28 (0.36%) Kentico
16 25 (0.32%) Apache Spark
17 24 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
18 22 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 83 (1.07%) Photoshop
2 44 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (0.45%) Adobe XD
5 20 (0.26%) Sketch
6 17 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 15 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.090%) InDesign
10 7 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (0.077%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.026%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.026%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.026%) Maya
14 1 (0.013%) HipChat
14 1 (0.013%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 88 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.80%) Magento
3 37 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 26 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 19 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 17 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 15 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
11 9 (0.12%) NetSuite
11 9 (0.12%) nopCommerce
11 9 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (0.12%) Shopify
12 8 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.090%) Oracle Payroll
13 7 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (0.090%) SAP FSCM
13 7 (0.090%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1,099 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 646 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
3 422 (5.42%) SaaS
4 136 (1.75%) Serverless
5 135 (1.74%) Power Platform
6 133 (1.71%) GitHub
7 99 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 91 (1.17%) npm
9 67 (0.86%) PaaS
10 58 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
11 44 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
12 41 (0.53%) Amazon S3
13 29 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
13 29 (0.37%) Office 365
14 28 (0.36%) Heroku
15 23 (0.30%) Slack
16 22 (0.28%) Google Play
17 21 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
18 20 (0.26%) Azure Functions
19 19 (0.24%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 93 (1.20%) HTTP
2 53 (0.68%) Internet
3 41 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 30 (0.39%) Network Security
5 23 (0.30%) SSH
6 22 (0.28%) Bluetooth
7 20 (0.26%) Intranet
7 20 (0.26%) Wireless
8 16 (0.21%) FTP
9 12 (0.15%) VoIP
10 11 (0.14%) CTI
10 11 (0.14%) Skype
10 11 (0.14%) Software-Defined Radio
10 11 (0.14%) SSL
11 8 (0.10%) MQTT
11 8 (0.10%) RIP
12 7 (0.090%) 5G
12 7 (0.090%) Broadband
13 6 (0.077%) GPRS
13 6 (0.077%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,765 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 778 (10.00%) MySQL
3 367 (4.72%) NoSQL
4 331 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 311 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 305 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 237 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 223 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 189 (2.43%) Big Data
10 172 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 143 (1.84%) Redis
12 120 (1.54%) Power BI
13 87 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 78 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 76 (0.98%) RDBMS
16 71 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
17 68 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
18 67 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
19 63 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
20 60 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,371 (17.62%) Git (software)
2 507 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 449 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 430 (5.53%) JIRA
5 310 (3.99%) Maven
6 282 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 228 (2.93%) Subversion
8 202 (2.60%) JUnit
9 177 (2.28%) Selenium
10 161 (2.07%) webpack
11 143 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 137 (1.76%) Bitbucket
13 119 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
14 109 (1.40%) NUnit
15 98 (1.26%) Eclipse
16 97 (1.25%) Cucumber
17 96 (1.23%) gulp
18 94 (1.21%) Jasmine
19 82 (1.05%) Mockito
20 73 (0.94%) GitLab
General
1 782 (10.05%) Finance
2 252 (3.24%) Retail
3 210 (2.70%) Marketing
4 141 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 128 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 125 (1.61%) Games
7 61 (0.78%) Electronics
8 42 (0.54%) Automotive
9 40 (0.51%) Advertising
10 37 (0.48%) Banking
11 27 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 27 (0.35%) Law
12 24 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 24 (0.31%) Publishing
13 22 (0.28%) Legal
14 12 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.14%) Back Office
15 11 (0.14%) Billing
15 11 (0.14%) Military
16 10 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,086 (39.67%) .NET
2 2,763 (35.52%) HTML
3 2,587 (33.26%) CSS
4 1,735 (22.30%) AngularJS
5 1,679 (21.58%) ASP.NET
6 1,274 (16.38%) jQuery
7 960 (12.34%) React
8 918 (11.80%) Spring
9 882 (11.34%) Web Services
10 855 (10.99%) HTML5
11 793 (10.19%) .NET Framework
12 757 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 727 (9.35%) REST
14 709 (9.11%) RESTful
15 609 (7.83%) XML
16 598 (7.69%) Node.js
17 525 (6.75%) WCF
18 522 (6.71%) .NET Core
19 519 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
20 473 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 590 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
2 427 (5.49%) User Experience
3 386 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 362 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 302 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
6 141 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 125 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 64 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 50 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 49 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 46 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
12 43 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
13 37 (0.48%) N-Tier
14 33 (0.42%) Mainframe
15 27 (0.35%) Internet of Things
16 24 (0.31%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.30%) Cloud Native
18 22 (0.28%) iPad
18 22 (0.28%) Renewable Energy
18 22 (0.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 830 (10.67%) Linux
2 392 (5.04%) Android
3 373 (4.79%) Windows
4 334 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 153 (1.97%) Unix
6 44 (0.57%) Debian
7 43 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 36 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 21 (0.27%) MVS
11 13 (0.17%) AIX
12 11 (0.14%) CentOS
12 11 (0.14%) ThreadX
13 10 (0.13%) Solaris
14 9 (0.12%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.090%) VMS
17 5 (0.064%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.051%) Embedded Linux
19 3 (0.039%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,264 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,913 (24.59%) MVC
3 1,197 (15.39%) TDD
4 1,063 (13.66%) Web Development
5 1,044 (13.42%) Software Engineering
6 898 (11.54%) Scrum
7 817 (10.50%) Front End Development
8 807 (10.37%) OO
9 719 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
10 680 (8.74%) Microservices
11 619 (7.96%) Computer Science
12 618 (7.94%) DevOps
13 601 (7.73%) Unit Testing
14 526 (6.76%) Mentoring
15 510 (6.56%) OOP
16 488 (6.27%) Test Automation
17 480 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
18 449 (5.77%) BDD
19 433 (5.57%) SDLC
20 413 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3,944 (50.70%) JavaScript
2 3,329 (42.79%) C#
3 2,544 (32.70%) SQL
4 1,922 (24.71%) Java
5 981 (12.61%) PHP
6 729 (9.37%) Python
7 524 (6.74%) C++
8 365 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 354 (4.55%) Java 8
10 336 (4.32%) TypeScript
11 261 (3.36%) C
12 234 (3.01%) Ruby
13 222 (2.85%) VB.NET
14 193 (2.48%) PL/SQL
15 190 (2.44%) ES6
16 122 (1.57%) PowerShell
17 111 (1.43%) VB
18 104 (1.34%) Kotlin
19 98 (1.26%) Objective-C
20 87 (1.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 942 (12.11%) Degree
2 341 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 272 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 207 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 74 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 68 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
7 24 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.22%) ISEB
8 17 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.22%) PhD
9 16 (0.21%) HND
9 16 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.077%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.064%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.051%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.051%) MCITP
13 3 (0.039%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.039%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.026%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (2.98%) QA
2 28 (0.36%) WAI
3 24 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.28%) DICOM
5 11 (0.14%) SLA
6 8 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (0.090%) GDPR
7 7 (0.090%) WCAG
8 6 (0.077%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.064%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.051%) HL7
10 4 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.051%) PMO
11 2 (0.026%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.026%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.026%) PSD2
12 1 (0.013%) GAMP
12 1 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 606 (7.79%) Docker
2 24 (0.31%) VirtualBox
2 24 (0.31%) vSphere
3 10 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.077%) vCloud
8 4 (0.051%) KVM
9 3 (0.039%) Firmware
9 3 (0.039%) HDFS
9 3 (0.039%) LXC
9 3 (0.039%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.039%) Varnish
10 2 (0.026%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.026%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.013%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.013%) NFS
11 1 (0.013%) Samba
Systems Management
1 191 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 131 (1.68%) Ansible
3 39 (0.50%) Puppet
4 34 (0.44%) Terraform
5 29 (0.37%) logstash
6 25 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (0.32%) Mesos
7 24 (0.31%) Kibana
7 24 (0.31%) Marathon
8 22 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.17%) HP ALM
10 9 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
11 8 (0.10%) Plesk
12 6 (0.077%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.077%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.064%) Rancher
13 5 (0.064%) Salt
14 4 (0.051%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.051%) Packer
Vendors
1 913 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 462 (5.94%) Oracle
3 167 (2.15%) Xamarin
4 166 (2.13%) Google
5 149 (1.92%) SAP
6 120 (1.54%) Zend
7 87 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 67 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 63 (0.81%) Tableau
10 59 (0.76%) Adobe
11 53 (0.68%) Splunk
12 50 (0.64%) IBM
13 36 (0.46%) Sitecore
14 24 (0.31%) MuleSoft
14 24 (0.31%) ServiceNow
15 22 (0.28%) Samsung
16 19 (0.24%) VMware
17 17 (0.22%) Telerik
18 16 (0.21%) Cognos
18 16 (0.21%) Cypress Semiconductor