Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9,868 8,995 11,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.75% 30.64% 29.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.76% 31.70% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9,067 8,212 10,597
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 29,233 28,377 36,479
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 96.67% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24,440 23,698 31,106
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 21 June 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 21 June 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 3,840 £47,500 +7.95% 567
Hampshire 0 2,122 £42,500 +6.25% 295
Berkshire 0 1,833 £50,000 +11.11% 248
Surrey +1 1,558 £45,000 -5.26% 246
Oxfordshire 0 1,214 £45,000 +5.88% 184
East Sussex 0 1,105 £45,000 - 82
Buckinghamshire 0 814 £45,000 +0.56% 135
West Sussex 0 684 £45,000 +5.88% 78
Kent 0 443 £42,000 +12.00% 108
Sussex +4 67 £45,000 -33.33% 3
Middlesex +1 26 £67,500 +38.46% 4
Isle of Wight -5 13 £36,250 +11.54% 1
Home Counties +1 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 5,472 (55.45%) JavaScript
2 4,626 (46.88%) C#
3 4,467 (45.27%) .NET
4 4,391 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4,367 (44.25%) HTML
6 4,124 (41.79%) CSS
7 3,200 (32.43%) SQL
8 3,150 (31.92%) MVC
9 2,855 (28.93%) SQL Server
10 2,765 (28.02%) ASP.NET
11 2,729 (27.66%) AngularJS
12 2,262 (22.92%) Java
13 2,127 (21.55%) jQuery
14 1,922 (19.48%) TDD
15 1,703 (17.26%) Git (software)
16 1,680 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1,515 (15.35%) Web Development
18 1,464 (14.84%) HTML5
19 1,336 (13.54%) Microsoft
20 1,299 (13.16%) PHP
21 1,284 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1,267 (12.84%) Scrum
23 1,227 (12.43%) Degree
24 1,226 (12.42%) OO
25 1,189 (12.05%) Web Services
26 1,140 (11.55%) React
27 1,119 (11.34%) Front End Development
28 1,117 (11.32%) MySQL
29 1,098 (11.13%) .NET Framework
30 1,077 (10.91%) 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
1 470 (4.76%) CMS
2 208 (2.11%) WordPress
3 203 (2.06%) Apache
4 179 (1.81%) IIS
5 170 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 164 (1.66%) Drupal
7 128 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 127 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 125 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 119 (1.21%) JBoss
11 96 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 91 (0.92%) Confluence
13 76 (0.77%) EPiServer
14 68 (0.69%) NServiceBus
15 66 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
16 62 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
17 60 (0.61%) Apache Solr
18 50 (0.51%) WebLogic
19 47 (0.48%) nginx
20 46 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 173 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 104 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 49 (0.50%) Chatbot
5 47 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.12%) GIMP
8 12 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.091%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (0.071%) InDesign
12 5 (0.051%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.020%) Mingle
15 1 (0.010%) Blender
15 1 (0.010%) InVision
15 1 (0.010%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 114 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.53%) Magento
3 37 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 23 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 19 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 18 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 17 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 15 (0.15%) BusinessWare
10 14 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
10 14 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 11 (0.11%) Shopify
13 10 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
14 9 (0.091%) Infor M3
15 7 (0.071%) SAP ERP
16 6 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
17 5 (0.051%) SAP CO
17 5 (0.051%) SAP FI
17 5 (0.051%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 838 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 647 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 216 (2.19%) SaaS
4 175 (1.77%) GitHub
5 140 (1.42%) npm
6 82 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 74 (0.75%) Serverless
8 65 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 46 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
10 40 (0.41%) Office 365
11 39 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 34 (0.34%) PaaS
13 29 (0.29%) Heroku
13 29 (0.29%) IaaS
14 27 (0.27%) Yarn
15 26 (0.26%) Amazon S3
16 24 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (0.24%) Google Analytics
16 24 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 22 (0.22%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 185 (1.87%) Internet
2 147 (1.49%) HTTP
3 63 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 50 (0.51%) SMS
5 49 (0.50%) Intranet
6 47 (0.48%) Broadband
7 27 (0.27%) SSH
8 23 (0.23%) DNS
9 20 (0.20%) Hyperconnected
10 18 (0.18%) FTP
10 18 (0.18%) Wireless
11 17 (0.17%) AMQP
12 16 (0.16%) HTTPS
13 14 (0.14%) Network Security
13 14 (0.14%) WPA
14 13 (0.13%) Telnet
15 10 (0.10%) Extranet
15 10 (0.10%) SSL
16 9 (0.091%) Skype
17 6 (0.061%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,855 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 1,117 (11.32%) MySQL
3 675 (6.84%) NoSQL
4 651 (6.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 531 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 356 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 354 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 351 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 255 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
10 231 (2.34%) Big Data
11 211 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 207 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
13 186 (1.88%) RDBMS
14 183 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 160 (1.62%) Oracle Database
16 132 (1.34%) Power BI
17 128 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
18 96 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
19 91 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
20 84 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,703 (17.26%) Git (software)
2 533 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 461 (4.67%) Jenkins
4 403 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 359 (3.64%) Subversion
6 291 (2.95%) JIRA
7 243 (2.46%) Maven
8 235 (2.38%) NUnit
9 195 (1.98%) Selenium
10 192 (1.95%) gulp
11 177 (1.79%) webpack
12 142 (1.44%) Eclipse
13 112 (1.13%) JUnit
14 107 (1.08%) Grunt
15 104 (1.05%) MSTest
16 93 (0.94%) Gradle
17 92 (0.93%) TeamCity
18 77 (0.78%) SpecFlow
19 73 (0.74%) Bitbucket
20 63 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,062 (10.76%) Finance
2 476 (4.82%) Marketing
3 417 (4.23%) Retail
4 249 (2.52%) Games
5 225 (2.28%) Advertising
6 172 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 133 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 132 (1.34%) Banking
9 63 (0.64%) Music Industry
10 53 (0.54%) Electronics
11 44 (0.45%) Automotive
12 39 (0.40%) Publishing
13 36 (0.36%) Law
14 35 (0.35%) Back Office
15 34 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.27%) Legal
17 26 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.25%) Multimedia
19 20 (0.20%) Billing
20 12 (0.12%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,467 (45.27%) .NET
2 4,367 (44.25%) HTML
3 4,124 (41.79%) CSS
4 2,765 (28.02%) ASP.NET
5 2,729 (27.66%) AngularJS
6 2,127 (21.55%) jQuery
7 1,680 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,464 (14.84%) HTML5
9 1,284 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,189 (12.05%) Web Services
11 1,140 (11.55%) React
12 1,098 (11.13%) .NET Framework
13 1,077 (10.91%) Node.js
14 1,059 (10.73%) RESTful
15 1,008 (10.21%) WCF
16 914 (9.26%) CSS3
17 874 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 868 (8.80%) Spring
19 820 (8.31%) REST
20 769 (7.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 859 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 772 (7.82%) Greenfield Project
3 664 (6.73%) User Experience
4 417 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 389 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 273 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 261 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
8 213 (2.16%) Fintech
9 114 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 76 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
11 65 (0.66%) Social Media
12 61 (0.62%) Social Network
13 60 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 51 (0.52%) Management Information System
15 40 (0.41%) CUDA
15 40 (0.41%) Smartphone
16 39 (0.40%) Client/Server
17 35 (0.35%) Driving Licence
18 34 (0.34%) Robotics
19 30 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 963 (9.76%) Linux
2 652 (6.61%) Windows
3 320 (3.24%) Android
4 276 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 231 (2.34%) Unix
6 75 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 47 (0.48%) Windows Server
8 46 (0.47%) AIX
9 44 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 31 (0.31%) CentOS
11 26 (0.26%) Debian
12 19 (0.19%) Windows Phone
12 19 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
13 12 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.10%) VMS
16 6 (0.061%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.020%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.020%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,391 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3,150 (31.92%) MVC
3 1,922 (19.48%) TDD
4 1,515 (15.35%) Web Development
5 1,267 (12.84%) Scrum
6 1,226 (12.42%) OO
7 1,119 (11.34%) Front End Development
8 1,059 (10.73%) Software Engineering
9 895 (9.07%) BDD
10 848 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
11 815 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
12 678 (6.87%) Unit Testing
13 671 (6.80%) Web Application Development
14 579 (5.87%) Mentoring
15 572 (5.80%) SDLC
16 538 (5.45%) Test Automation
17 537 (5.44%) OOP
18 513 (5.20%) E-Commerce
19 415 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
20 381 (3.86%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5,472 (55.45%) JavaScript
2 4,626 (46.88%) C#
3 3,200 (32.43%) SQL
4 2,262 (22.92%) Java
5 1,299 (13.16%) PHP
6 882 (8.94%) Python
7 740 (7.50%) T-SQL
8 568 (5.76%) C++
9 527 (5.34%) Ruby
10 400 (4.05%) VB.NET
11 361 (3.66%) TypeScript
12 327 (3.31%) C
13 313 (3.17%) Java 8
14 247 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 170 (1.72%) VB
16 158 (1.60%) ES6
17 139 (1.41%) Scala
18 117 (1.19%) PowerShell
19 92 (0.93%) Perl
20 81 (0.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1,227 (12.43%) Degree
2 364 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 108 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 90 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 74 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 54 (0.55%) PhD
7 29 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 15 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.12%) MCPD
9 12 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (0.10%) MCSE
10 10 (0.10%) MCTS
11 9 (0.091%) ISEB
11 9 (0.091%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.091%) MCP
11 9 (0.091%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.081%) DBS Check
13 7 (0.071%) MCSA
14 4 (0.041%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (2.90%) QA
2 33 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 28 (0.28%) SLA
4 26 (0.26%) GDPR
5 23 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.19%) GCP
7 9 (0.091%) GAMP
8 5 (0.051%) HL7
8 5 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.030%) COSHH
9 3 (0.030%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.030%) MISRA
10 2 (0.020%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.020%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.010%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.010%) WAI
11 1 (0.010%) WCAG
System Software
1 321 (3.25%) Docker
2 21 (0.21%) HDFS
3 19 (0.19%) vSphere
4 15 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.12%) Firmware
7 7 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.061%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.041%) LXC
10 2 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.020%) KVM
10 2 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.020%) Postfix
10 2 (0.020%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.010%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.010%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 115 (1.17%) Ansible
2 76 (0.77%) Kubernetes
3 56 (0.57%) Puppet
4 47 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (0.31%) Terraform
6 26 (0.26%) Kibana
7 20 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 13 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 13 (0.13%) WSUS
9 11 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.081%) Salt
11 8 (0.081%) SCOM
11 8 (0.081%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.071%) SCCM
13 5 (0.051%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.051%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.051%) SCSM
14 4 (0.041%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (0.030%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1,336 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 720 (7.30%) Oracle
3 253 (2.56%) Google
4 198 (2.01%) Capita
5 176 (1.78%) Xamarin
6 137 (1.39%) Zend
7 133 (1.35%) Adobe
8 126 (1.28%) SAP
9 119 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 78 (0.79%) Facebook
11 71 (0.72%) Twitter
12 68 (0.69%) Tableau
13 67 (0.68%) Sitecore
14 52 (0.53%) Apple
15 44 (0.45%) Talend
16 36 (0.36%) Splunk
17 34 (0.34%) Telerik
18 33 (0.33%) webMethods
19 32 (0.32%) Atlassian
19 32 (0.32%) Sony