Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9,457 9,271 10,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.91% 31.84% 29.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.96% 32.92% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,563 8,481 10,228
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 £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 28,694 28,161 35,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.71% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23,828 23,551 30,338
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
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 August 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 August 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 3,563 £47,500 +5.56% 606
Hampshire 0 2,054 £42,500 - 238
Berkshire 0 1,645 £50,000 +11.11% 262
Surrey 0 1,508 £47,500 -1.04% 204
Oxfordshire 0 1,187 £47,500 +11.76% 225
East Sussex 0 1,129 £45,000 +5.88% 103
Buckinghamshire 0 742 £45,000 - 119
West Sussex -1 741 £45,000 +6.51% 94
Kent 0 376 £40,000 +6.67% 77
Sussex +3 36 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Middlesex +2 22 £62,500 +38.89% 4
Isle of Wight -1 18 £32,500 +35.42% 2
Home Counties +1 11 £35,000 -19.54%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5,315 (56.20%) JavaScript
2 4,324 (45.72%) C#
3 4,195 (44.36%) HTML
4 4,193 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
5 4,172 (44.12%) .NET
6 3,937 (41.63%) CSS
7 3,023 (31.97%) SQL
8 2,862 (30.26%) MVC
9 2,561 (27.08%) SQL Server
10 2,553 (27.00%) AngularJS
11 2,464 (26.05%) ASP.NET
12 2,192 (23.18%) Java
13 1,991 (21.05%) jQuery
14 1,679 (17.75%) TDD
15 1,652 (17.47%) Git (software)
16 1,482 (15.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1,463 (15.47%) Web Development
18 1,424 (15.06%) HTML5
19 1,315 (13.91%) Microsoft
20 1,255 (13.27%) Scrum
21 1,214 (12.84%) PHP
22 1,164 (12.31%) Web Services
23 1,152 (12.18%) Degree
24 1,108 (11.72%) React
25 1,100 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
26 1,096 (11.59%) Front End Development
27 1,074 (11.36%) OO
28 1,048 (11.08%) MySQL
29 1,010 (10.68%) Finance
30 978 (10.34%) Software Engineering

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
1 430 (4.55%) CMS
2 203 (2.15%) IIS
3 188 (1.99%) Umbraco
4 186 (1.97%) Apache
5 175 (1.85%) WordPress
6 134 (1.42%) Drupal
7 124 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 123 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 120 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 96 (1.02%) Confluence
11 77 (0.81%) JBoss
12 74 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 73 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 66 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
15 64 (0.68%) EPiServer
16 59 (0.62%) Apache Spark
17 50 (0.53%) Apache Solr
18 46 (0.49%) nginx
19 33 (0.35%) NServiceBus
20 32 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 152 (1.61%) Photoshop
2 110 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 42 (0.44%) Chatbot
5 35 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 34 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (0.14%) GIMP
7 13 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.095%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.053%) InDesign
12 4 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.032%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.021%) Mingle
15 1 (0.011%) Maya
15 1 (0.011%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 107 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 35 (0.37%) Magento
5 23 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 18 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 16 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
9 11 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 10 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
11 9 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.095%) SAP ERP
12 8 (0.085%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.085%) Shopify
13 7 (0.074%) SAP Business One
13 7 (0.074%) WebTrends
14 6 (0.063%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 903 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 692 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 202 (2.14%) SaaS
4 140 (1.48%) npm
5 137 (1.45%) GitHub
6 99 (1.05%) Serverless
7 70 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 62 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 57 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
10 47 (0.50%) Office 365
10 47 (0.50%) PaaS
11 42 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 42 (0.44%) IaaS
12 37 (0.39%) Heroku
13 36 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 31 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.20%) DigitalOcean
17 18 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 151 (1.60%) Internet
2 140 (1.48%) HTTP
3 65 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 46 (0.49%) Intranet
5 43 (0.45%) SMS
6 37 (0.39%) Broadband
7 19 (0.20%) Wireless
8 18 (0.19%) DNS
8 18 (0.19%) Skype
9 14 (0.15%) AMQP
9 14 (0.15%) SSH
10 11 (0.12%) Hyperconnected
11 10 (0.11%) Extranet
11 10 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 10 (0.11%) Network Security
12 9 (0.095%) SSL
12 9 (0.095%) WPA
13 8 (0.085%) Bluetooth
14 6 (0.063%) SMTP
14 6 (0.063%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,561 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 1,048 (11.08%) MySQL
3 570 (6.03%) NoSQL
4 472 (4.99%) Relational Database
5 405 (4.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 367 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 365 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 344 (3.64%) MongoDB
9 263 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
10 239 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
11 233 (2.46%) Big Data
12 183 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 160 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 159 (1.68%) RDBMS
15 149 (1.58%) Power BI
16 136 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 135 (1.43%) Oracle Database
18 110 (1.16%) Redis
19 104 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
20 85 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,652 (17.47%) Git (software)
2 550 (5.82%) Visual Studio
3 435 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 373 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 347 (3.67%) JIRA
6 284 (3.00%) Subversion
7 239 (2.53%) gulp
8 230 (2.43%) Maven
9 219 (2.32%) NUnit
10 193 (2.04%) webpack
11 158 (1.67%) Selenium
12 140 (1.48%) Eclipse
13 121 (1.28%) Grunt
14 114 (1.21%) JUnit
15 109 (1.15%) TeamCity
16 87 (0.92%) Gradle
17 83 (0.88%) SpecFlow
18 65 (0.69%) Bitbucket
19 60 (0.63%) MSTest
19 60 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,010 (10.68%) Finance
2 419 (4.43%) Marketing
3 398 (4.21%) Retail
4 234 (2.47%) Games
5 176 (1.86%) Advertising
6 156 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 144 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 98 (1.04%) Banking
9 61 (0.65%) Electronics
10 59 (0.62%) Automotive
11 52 (0.55%) Publishing
12 35 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 31 (0.33%) Law
14 30 (0.32%) Music Industry
15 27 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (0.25%) Back Office
17 22 (0.23%) Legal
18 19 (0.20%) Hindi Language
18 19 (0.20%) Punjabi Language
18 19 (0.20%) Urdu Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,195 (44.36%) HTML
2 4,172 (44.12%) .NET
3 3,937 (41.63%) CSS
4 2,553 (27.00%) AngularJS
5 2,464 (26.05%) ASP.NET
6 1,991 (21.05%) jQuery
7 1,482 (15.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,424 (15.06%) HTML5
9 1,164 (12.31%) Web Services
10 1,108 (11.72%) React
11 1,100 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 971 (10.27%) .NET Framework
13 948 (10.02%) RESTful
14 941 (9.95%) Node.js
15 885 (9.36%) CSS3
16 847 (8.96%) WCF
17 803 (8.49%) REST
18 795 (8.41%) Spring
19 784 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 718 (7.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 820 (8.67%) Computer Science
2 696 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
3 691 (7.31%) User Experience
4 431 (4.56%) Mobile App
5 413 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
6 237 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 215 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
8 208 (2.20%) Fintech
9 150 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 68 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
11 53 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 50 (0.53%) N-Tier
13 44 (0.47%) Driving Licence
14 41 (0.43%) NHS
14 41 (0.43%) Social Media
15 39 (0.41%) Management Information System
16 37 (0.39%) CUDA
17 34 (0.36%) Social Network
17 34 (0.36%) Virtual Team
18 33 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 942 (9.96%) Linux
2 664 (7.02%) Windows
3 354 (3.74%) Android
4 339 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 235 (2.48%) Unix
6 67 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 61 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 37 (0.39%) CentOS
9 30 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 28 (0.30%) Debian
11 26 (0.27%) AIX
12 25 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 16 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
14 11 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.11%) VMS
16 7 (0.074%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.063%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.042%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 3 (0.032%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,193 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2,862 (30.26%) MVC
3 1,679 (17.75%) TDD
4 1,463 (15.47%) Web Development
5 1,255 (13.27%) Scrum
6 1,096 (11.59%) Front End Development
7 1,074 (11.36%) OO
8 978 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 796 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
10 765 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
11 722 (7.63%) BDD
12 675 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 564 (5.96%) SDLC
14 536 (5.67%) Test Automation
15 505 (5.34%) Mentoring
16 495 (5.23%) OOP
17 487 (5.15%) E-Commerce
18 473 (5.00%) Web Application Development
19 418 (4.42%) Microservices
20 403 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5,315 (56.20%) JavaScript
2 4,324 (45.72%) C#
3 3,023 (31.97%) SQL
4 2,192 (23.18%) Java
5 1,214 (12.84%) PHP
6 945 (9.99%) Python
7 687 (7.26%) T-SQL
8 601 (6.36%) C++
9 424 (4.48%) Ruby
10 381 (4.03%) VB.NET
11 363 (3.84%) TypeScript
12 323 (3.42%) C
13 317 (3.35%) Java 8
14 231 (2.44%) PL/SQL
15 155 (1.64%) ES6
16 137 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 134 (1.42%) VB
18 131 (1.39%) Scala
19 100 (1.06%) Go
20 87 (0.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,152 (12.18%) Degree
2 379 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 130 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 81 (0.86%) PhD
5 79 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 67 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 18 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 17 (0.18%) ISEB
10 17 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.16%) Master's Degree
12 13 (0.14%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.085%) MCSE
14 7 (0.074%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.063%) MCSA
15 6 (0.063%) MCTS
16 5 (0.053%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.053%) MCP
16 5 (0.053%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (3.53%) QA
2 38 (0.40%) SLA
3 34 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.31%) GDPR
5 15 (0.16%) GCP
5 15 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.085%) DICOM
8 7 (0.074%) HL7
8 7 (0.074%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.074%) WAI
9 6 (0.063%) GAMP
10 3 (0.032%) MISRA
10 3 (0.032%) WCAG
11 2 (0.021%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.021%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.011%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.011%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.011%) PMO
System Software
1 383 (4.05%) Docker
2 21 (0.22%) vSphere
3 20 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.20%) HDFS
5 9 (0.095%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.095%) LXC
5 9 (0.095%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.085%) Firmware
7 6 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.021%) Postfix
11 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.011%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.011%) zsh
Systems Management
1 125 (1.32%) Ansible
2 109 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 42 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (0.40%) Terraform
5 35 (0.37%) Puppet
6 24 (0.25%) Kibana
7 19 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 10 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.095%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.074%) Salt
11 7 (0.074%) SCCM
11 7 (0.074%) SCOM
12 6 (0.063%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.053%) Grafana
13 5 (0.053%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.053%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.053%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.053%) SCSM
14 4 (0.042%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1,315 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 635 (6.71%) Oracle
3 208 (2.20%) Google
4 195 (2.06%) Capita
5 182 (1.92%) Xamarin
6 131 (1.39%) Adobe
7 124 (1.31%) SAP
8 103 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 91 (0.96%) Zend
10 80 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 78 (0.82%) Tableau
12 59 (0.62%) Twitter
13 48 (0.51%) Facebook
14 47 (0.50%) Splunk
15 37 (0.39%) Apple
15 37 (0.39%) Talend
16 32 (0.34%) Telerik
16 32 (0.34%) TOWER Software
17 31 (0.33%) Atlassian
18 29 (0.31%) VMware