The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 4702 5560 5906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.21% 30.19% 28.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.32% 31.13% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4320 5248 5435
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51716 74983 82617
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 1059 £42,500 +6.25% 171
Berkshire 0 776 £45,000 +2.27% 95
Surrey -1 744 £47,500 - 124
Oxfordshire 0 519 £40,000 -19.19% 95
Buckinghamshire 0 495 £43,500 +2.35% 74
West Sussex 0 415 £40,000 -5.88% 48
East Sussex 0 407 £42,500 +6.25% 35
Kent 0 244 £36,500 -6.41% 34
Middlesex -3 26 £55,500 +38.75% 2
Sussex +4 9 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Home Counties -2 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Isle of Wight - 1 £25,000 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4609 (50.53%) JavaScript
2 4422 (48.48%) C#
3 4349 (47.68%) .NET
4 3990 (43.75%) HTML
5 3938 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 3764 (41.27%) CSS
7 3183 (34.90%) SQL
8 3024 (33.15%) MVC
9 2954 (32.39%) ASP.NET
10 2896 (31.75%) SQL Server
11 2253 (24.70%) AngularJS
12 2096 (22.98%) Java
13 1895 (20.78%) jQuery
14 1798 (19.71%) TDD
15 1743 (19.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1711 (18.76%) Microsoft
17 1705 (18.69%) Web Development
18 1373 (15.05%) Degree
19 1310 (14.36%) Web Services
20 1240 (13.60%) Scrum
21 1235 (13.54%) Git (software)
22 1176 (12.89%) Finance
23 1171 (12.84%) HTML5
24 1149 (12.60%) PHP
25 1140 (12.50%) OO
26 1048 (11.49%) .NET Framework
27 1029 (11.28%) XML
28 1018 (11.16%) Front End Development
29 1007 (11.04%) Software Engineering
30 1001 (10.97%) ASP.NET Web API

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
1 387 (4.24%) CMS
2 219 (2.40%) Apache
3 196 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 185 (2.03%) WordPress
5 173 (1.90%) Drupal
6 171 (1.87%) IIS
7 146 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 142 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 124 (1.36%) JBoss
10 105 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
11 97 (1.06%) Confluence
12 84 (0.92%) Umbraco
13 79 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
14 74 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 54 (0.59%) Apache Spark
16 50 (0.55%) nginx
17 48 (0.53%) EPiServer
18 46 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 43 (0.47%) WebSphere
20 39 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 182 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 118 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
4 64 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (0.19%) InVision
7 15 (0.16%) GIMP
7 15 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 8 (0.088%) InDesign
11 7 (0.077%) Inkscape
12 5 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.044%) Microsoft Project
14 3 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.033%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.033%) MS Visio
14 3 (0.033%) PaintShop Pro
15 2 (0.022%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 132 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 77 (0.84%) Magento
4 37 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 28 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 20 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (0.21%) Eloqua
7 19 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
8 18 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
9 17 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
10 16 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
11 15 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 15 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
14 9 (0.099%) Oracle BRM
14 9 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
15 8 (0.088%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 752 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 378 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 260 (2.85%) SaaS
4 120 (1.32%) GitHub
5 80 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (0.50%) Office 365
7 42 (0.46%) PaaS
8 29 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.26%) Google Play
10 19 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 18 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
11 18 (0.20%) Force.com
12 16 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (0.16%) Datadog
14 14 (0.15%) Boomi
15 11 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
16 9 (0.099%) Akamai
17 8 (0.088%) Heroku
18 7 (0.077%) Asana
18 7 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 213 (2.34%) Internet
2 155 (1.70%) HTTP
3 66 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 38 (0.42%) Intranet
5 36 (0.39%) DNS
6 19 (0.21%) SMTP
7 16 (0.18%) AMQP
7 16 (0.18%) ZigBee
8 13 (0.14%) Wireless
9 10 (0.11%) Broadband
9 10 (0.11%) Firewall
10 9 (0.099%) 3G
10 9 (0.099%) 4G
10 9 (0.099%) Skype
10 9 (0.099%) SSH
10 9 (0.099%) SSL
11 8 (0.088%) LDAP
12 7 (0.077%) LTE
13 6 (0.066%) Extranet
13 6 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2896 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 862 (9.45%) MySQL
3 476 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 462 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 453 (4.97%) Relational Database
6 404 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 335 (3.67%) MongoDB
8 333 (3.65%) Big Data
9 302 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
10 299 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 275 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
12 243 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
13 216 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
14 191 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 182 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 169 (1.85%) Power BI
17 136 (1.49%) Oracle Database
18 133 (1.46%) Hadoop
19 106 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
20 104 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1235 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 583 (6.39%) Visual Studio
3 501 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 391 (4.29%) Subversion
5 304 (3.33%) NUnit
6 300 (3.29%) JIRA
7 286 (3.14%) Jenkins
8 230 (2.52%) Maven
9 182 (2.00%) TeamCity
10 167 (1.83%) Selenium
11 165 (1.81%) gulp
12 142 (1.56%) JUnit
13 122 (1.34%) Grunt
14 98 (1.07%) Eclipse
15 83 (0.91%) Moq
16 70 (0.77%) Gradle
17 68 (0.75%) Ant
18 61 (0.67%) Jasmine
19 59 (0.65%) MSBuild
20 58 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1176 (12.89%) Finance
2 484 (5.31%) Marketing
3 295 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 208 (2.28%) Retail
5 166 (1.82%) Games
6 164 (1.80%) Advertising
7 159 (1.74%) Banking
8 122 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 121 (1.33%) Electronics
10 88 (0.96%) Publishing
11 80 (0.88%) Automotive
12 69 (0.76%) Legal
13 41 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 33 (0.36%) Back Office
16 25 (0.27%) Music Industry
17 24 (0.26%) Billing
18 21 (0.23%) Law
19 18 (0.20%) Investment Banking
19 18 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4349 (47.68%) .NET
2 3990 (43.75%) HTML
3 3764 (41.27%) CSS
4 2954 (32.39%) ASP.NET
5 2253 (24.70%) AngularJS
6 1895 (20.78%) jQuery
7 1743 (19.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1310 (14.36%) Web Services
9 1171 (12.84%) HTML5
10 1048 (11.49%) .NET Framework
11 1029 (11.28%) XML
12 1001 (10.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 797 (8.74%) WCF
14 783 (8.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 774 (8.49%) RESTful
16 762 (8.35%) CSS3
17 741 (8.12%) Node.js
18 727 (7.97%) Spring
19 705 (7.73%) Ajax
20 638 (6.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 809 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 668 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 540 (5.92%) User Experience
4 410 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 394 (4.32%) Mobile App
6 144 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 94 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 94 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 91 (1.00%) Social Media
9 89 (0.98%) Fintech
10 70 (0.77%) iPad
11 58 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 57 (0.62%) N-Tier
13 53 (0.58%) Management Information System
14 44 (0.48%) Clustering
15 40 (0.44%) W3C
16 39 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
17 36 (0.39%) BBC
18 31 (0.34%) AS400
19 30 (0.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 969 (10.62%) Linux
2 762 (8.35%) Windows
3 442 (4.85%) Android
4 311 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 223 (2.44%) Unix
6 107 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 73 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 57 (0.62%) CentOS
9 39 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 27 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 27 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (0.29%) Debian
12 25 (0.27%) VxWorks
13 16 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
16 13 (0.14%) Solaris
17 10 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3938 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3024 (33.15%) MVC
3 1798 (19.71%) TDD
4 1705 (18.69%) Web Development
5 1240 (13.60%) Scrum
6 1140 (12.50%) OO
7 1018 (11.16%) Front End Development
8 1007 (11.04%) Software Engineering
9 817 (8.96%) BDD
10 813 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
11 684 (7.50%) Unit Testing
12 619 (6.79%) SDLC
13 599 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
14 592 (6.49%) OOP
15 581 (6.37%) Web Application Development
16 446 (4.89%) E-Commerce
16 446 (4.89%) Test Automation
17 399 (4.37%) Mentoring
18 327 (3.59%) SOLID
19 290 (3.18%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 4609 (50.53%) JavaScript
2 4422 (48.48%) C#
3 3183 (34.90%) SQL
4 2096 (22.98%) Java
5 1149 (12.60%) PHP
6 720 (7.89%) C++
7 705 (7.73%) T-SQL
8 590 (6.47%) VB.NET
9 583 (6.39%) Python
10 457 (5.01%) Ruby
11 388 (4.25%) C
12 247 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 164 (1.80%) TypeScript
14 152 (1.67%) Perl
15 136 (1.49%) VB
16 134 (1.47%) Scala
17 124 (1.36%) Objective-C
18 83 (0.91%) ES6
19 74 (0.81%) Shell Script
20 67 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1373 (15.05%) Degree
2 370 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 192 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 106 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 100 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (0.48%) PhD
7 38 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 33 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 30 (0.33%) DV Cleared
10 18 (0.20%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 11 (0.12%) MCP
13 7 (0.077%) MCSE
13 7 (0.077%) Sun Certification
14 6 (0.066%) HND
14 6 (0.066%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.055%) APMG
15 5 (0.055%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.055%) PMP
16 4 (0.044%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (2.91%) QA
2 31 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.18%) SLA
5 14 (0.15%) WCAG
6 5 (0.055%) IFRS
6 5 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.044%) WAI
8 3 (0.033%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.033%) PMO
9 1 (0.011%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.011%) HL7
9 1 (0.011%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.011%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.011%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.011%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.011%) SEPA
System Software
1 156 (1.71%) Docker
2 37 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 16 (0.18%) Firmware
7 9 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.088%) HDFS
9 5 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.044%) vSphere
11 2 (0.022%) KVM
12 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.011%) iptables
12 1 (0.011%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 96 (1.05%) Ansible
2 50 (0.55%) Kibana
3 49 (0.54%) Puppet
4 43 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 43 (0.47%) WSUS
5 22 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.16%) HAProxy
7 11 (0.12%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.077%) cPanel
8 7 (0.077%) Terraform
9 6 (0.066%) MOM
10 5 (0.055%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (0.055%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.055%) Packer
11 4 (0.044%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.044%) Oozie
11 4 (0.044%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.033%) Marathon
12 3 (0.033%) Salt
13 2 (0.022%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1711 (18.76%) Microsoft
2 716 (7.85%) Oracle
3 197 (2.16%) SAP
4 188 (2.06%) Zend
5 135 (1.48%) Google
6 126 (1.38%) Adobe
7 110 (1.21%) Xamarin
8 94 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 86 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 75 (0.82%) Tableau
11 59 (0.65%) Cognos
12 52 (0.57%) VMware
13 51 (0.56%) Red Hat
14 45 (0.49%) Apple
15 44 (0.48%) IBM
16 42 (0.46%) Sony
16 42 (0.46%) Talend
17 38 (0.42%) Facebook
18 27 (0.30%) Hyperion
18 27 (0.30%) Telerik
Thame, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k
Posted: 10 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hythe, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hythe, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Longfield, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive market rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Corriculo
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago