Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 10,451 8,912 11,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.00% 29.70% 29.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.04% 30.64% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,600 8,120 11,081
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,818 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
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 30,701 29,086 37,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 96.94% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,587 24,280 32,275
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 4,061 £45,000 - 559
Hampshire 0 2,578 £42,500 +6.25% 253
Berkshire 0 1,973 £47,500 +5.56% 252
Surrey +1 1,562 £45,000 -5.26% 255
Oxfordshire 0 1,245 £45,000 +5.88% 188
East Sussex 0 1,048 £45,000 - 122
Buckinghamshire 0 875 £45,000 +4.05% 119
West Sussex -1 637 £45,000 +2.27% 102
Kent 0 459 £42,500 +6.25% 116
Sussex +7 74 £45,000 +12.50%
Middlesex -1 30 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Home Counties +1 6 £35,000 -39.13%
Isle of Wight -5 5 £38,750 +19.23% 4
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 5,823 (55.72%) JavaScript
2 4,911 (46.99%) C#
3 4,733 (45.29%) .NET
4 4,652 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4,626 (44.26%) HTML
6 4,337 (41.50%) CSS
7 3,599 (34.44%) SQL
8 3,426 (32.78%) MVC
9 3,257 (31.16%) SQL Server
10 3,005 (28.75%) ASP.NET
11 2,821 (26.99%) AngularJS
12 2,325 (22.25%) jQuery
13 2,298 (21.99%) Java
14 2,072 (19.83%) TDD
15 1,830 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,686 (16.13%) Web Development
17 1,624 (15.54%) Git (software)
18 1,445 (13.83%) PHP
19 1,439 (13.77%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1,421 (13.60%) HTML5
21 1,372 (13.13%) Scrum
22 1,367 (13.08%) Web Services
23 1,351 (12.93%) OO
24 1,343 (12.85%) Degree
25 1,330 (12.73%) Microsoft
26 1,222 (11.69%) MySQL
27 1,196 (11.44%) .NET Framework
28 1,164 (11.14%) WCF
29 1,153 (11.03%) Node.js
30 1,149 (10.99%) RESTful

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
1 483 (4.62%) CMS
2 240 (2.30%) Apache
3 226 (2.16%) WordPress
4 220 (2.11%) IIS
5 177 (1.69%) Drupal
6 139 (1.33%) JBoss
7 132 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 130 (1.24%) Umbraco
9 117 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 116 (1.11%) SharePoint
11 89 (0.85%) Confluence
12 86 (0.82%) NServiceBus
13 79 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 68 (0.65%) EPiServer
15 62 (0.59%) nginx
16 58 (0.55%) WebLogic
17 57 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
18 51 (0.49%) Apache Spark
19 43 (0.41%) Apache Solr
20 34 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 152 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 75 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 56 (0.54%) Chatbot
5 55 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
6 34 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.11%) GIMP
7 12 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.048%) 3ds Max
10 5 (0.048%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.038%) Blender
12 3 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.029%) InDesign
12 3 (0.029%) Maya
13 2 (0.019%) InVision
14 1 (0.010%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 145 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (0.70%) Magento
3 53 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 21 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 19 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 18 (0.17%) BusinessWare
8 15 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
9 13 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 11 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 10 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
11 10 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (0.086%) Elite 3E
12 9 (0.086%) Hyperion Planning
12 9 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
12 9 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (0.086%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 789 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 572 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 381 (3.65%) SaaS
4 242 (2.32%) GitHub
5 131 (1.25%) npm
6 71 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
7 70 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 51 (0.49%) Serverless
9 39 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 34 (0.33%) Yarn
11 28 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 27 (0.26%) PaaS
13 26 (0.25%) IaaS
14 24 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
15 20 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.18%) Cloudflare
16 19 (0.18%) Firebase
16 19 (0.18%) Force.com
16 19 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 239 (2.29%) Internet
2 127 (1.22%) HTTP
3 67 (0.64%) Broadband
4 58 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 52 (0.50%) Intranet
6 50 (0.48%) SMS
7 26 (0.25%) Hyperconnected
8 22 (0.21%) SSH
9 21 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 20 (0.19%) FTP
10 20 (0.19%) Wireless
11 18 (0.17%) DNS
12 15 (0.14%) AMQP
13 13 (0.12%) Telnet
13 13 (0.12%) WPA
14 12 (0.11%) Extranet
14 12 (0.11%) Network Security
15 9 (0.086%) Bluetooth
15 9 (0.086%) SSL
16 8 (0.077%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,257 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 1,222 (11.69%) MySQL
3 760 (7.27%) SQL Server 2016
4 753 (7.21%) NoSQL
5 553 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 362 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 354 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 342 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 304 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
10 281 (2.69%) Big Data
11 212 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 203 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 194 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
14 188 (1.80%) RDBMS
15 167 (1.60%) Oracle Database
16 162 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
17 146 (1.40%) Power BI
18 140 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
19 89 (0.85%) Hadoop
20 79 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,624 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 556 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 465 (4.45%) Jenkins
4 436 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 392 (3.75%) Subversion
6 285 (2.73%) JIRA
7 251 (2.40%) NUnit
8 224 (2.14%) Selenium
9 213 (2.04%) Maven
10 194 (1.86%) gulp
11 177 (1.69%) webpack
12 151 (1.44%) Eclipse
13 127 (1.22%) MSTest
14 116 (1.11%) JUnit
15 101 (0.97%) Grunt
16 92 (0.88%) Moq
17 85 (0.81%) TeamCity
18 82 (0.78%) Gradle
19 76 (0.73%) SpecFlow
20 71 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 1,060 (10.14%) Finance
2 470 (4.50%) Retail
3 457 (4.37%) Marketing
4 269 (2.57%) Advertising
5 263 (2.52%) Games
6 212 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 140 (1.34%) Banking
8 95 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 87 (0.83%) Music Industry
10 51 (0.49%) Back Office
11 49 (0.47%) Electronics
11 49 (0.47%) Publishing
12 40 (0.38%) Law
13 33 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 31 (0.30%) Billing
15 27 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 26 (0.25%) Automotive
17 18 (0.17%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.17%) Legal
18 12 (0.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,733 (45.29%) .NET
2 4,626 (44.26%) HTML
3 4,337 (41.50%) CSS
4 3,005 (28.75%) ASP.NET
5 2,821 (26.99%) AngularJS
6 2,325 (22.25%) jQuery
7 1,830 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,439 (13.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,421 (13.60%) HTML5
10 1,367 (13.08%) Web Services
11 1,196 (11.44%) .NET Framework
12 1,164 (11.14%) WCF
13 1,153 (11.03%) Node.js
14 1,149 (10.99%) RESTful
15 1,147 (10.98%) React
16 1,036 (9.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 902 (8.63%) Spring
18 871 (8.33%) CSS3
19 832 (7.96%) XML
20 796 (7.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 909 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 853 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
3 619 (5.92%) User Experience
4 462 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 348 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 302 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
7 274 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
8 257 (2.46%) Fintech
9 93 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 76 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
11 75 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 72 (0.69%) Social Media
13 63 (0.60%) Social Network
14 50 (0.48%) Smartphone
15 48 (0.46%) Management Information System
16 41 (0.39%) BBC
17 39 (0.37%) Client/Server
18 36 (0.34%) CUDA
19 35 (0.33%) EPoS
20 34 (0.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1,077 (10.31%) Linux
2 693 (6.63%) Windows
3 287 (2.75%) Android
4 280 (2.68%) Unix
5 259 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 74 (0.71%) AIX
7 73 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 60 (0.57%) Windows Server
9 56 (0.54%) Mac OS
10 43 (0.41%) CentOS
11 17 (0.16%) Debian
11 17 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 15 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
13 9 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (0.086%) VMS
14 5 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.038%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.038%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.029%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,652 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 3,426 (32.78%) MVC
3 2,072 (19.83%) TDD
4 1,686 (16.13%) Web Development
5 1,372 (13.13%) Scrum
6 1,351 (12.93%) OO
7 1,101 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 1,090 (10.43%) Front End Development
9 1,029 (9.85%) BDD
10 889 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 882 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
12 790 (7.56%) Web Application Development
13 730 (6.98%) Unit Testing
14 691 (6.61%) OOP
15 629 (6.02%) SDLC
16 580 (5.55%) Mentoring
17 576 (5.51%) Test Automation
18 524 (5.01%) E-Commerce
19 447 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
20 396 (3.79%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5,823 (55.72%) JavaScript
2 4,911 (46.99%) C#
3 3,599 (34.44%) SQL
4 2,298 (21.99%) Java
5 1,445 (13.83%) PHP
6 864 (8.27%) T-SQL
7 839 (8.03%) Python
8 589 (5.64%) C++
9 565 (5.41%) Ruby
10 426 (4.08%) VB.NET
11 335 (3.21%) C
12 320 (3.06%) TypeScript
13 268 (2.56%) Java 8
14 250 (2.39%) PL/SQL
15 212 (2.03%) VB
16 159 (1.52%) ES6
17 139 (1.33%) Scala
18 121 (1.16%) Perl
19 103 (0.99%) PowerShell
20 91 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,343 (12.85%) Degree
2 397 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 107 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 101 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 61 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 56 (0.54%) PhD
7 41 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 33 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
9 23 (0.22%) MCPD
10 19 (0.18%) MCP
11 17 (0.16%) MCTS
12 16 (0.15%) DBS Check
13 13 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
14 11 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (0.11%) MCSE
15 9 (0.086%) MCSA
16 5 (0.048%) ISEB
16 5 (0.048%) ISTQB
17 3 (0.029%) BPSS Clearance
17 3 (0.029%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (2.77%) QA
2 28 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 27 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.19%) GCP
5 17 (0.16%) SLA
6 15 (0.14%) GDPR
7 10 (0.096%) GAMP
8 8 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.038%) HL7
10 3 (0.029%) COSHH
10 3 (0.029%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.029%) MISRA
10 3 (0.029%) PMO
10 3 (0.029%) WCAG
11 2 (0.019%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.019%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.019%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.010%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.010%) WAI
System Software
1 314 (3.00%) Docker
2 26 (0.25%) HDFS
3 18 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.17%) vSphere
4 13 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.12%) Firmware
4 13 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.077%) KVM
5 8 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.038%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.038%) LXC
7 2 (0.019%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.010%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.010%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 82 (0.78%) Ansible
2 58 (0.55%) Kubernetes
3 52 (0.50%) Puppet
4 36 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
6 26 (0.25%) Kibana
7 20 (0.19%) Terraform
8 17 (0.16%) HAProxy
9 16 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 16 (0.15%) WSUS
10 8 (0.077%) HP ALM
10 8 (0.077%) SCOM
10 8 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.057%) Salt
11 6 (0.057%) SCCM
12 5 (0.048%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.048%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.048%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.048%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.048%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1,330 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 738 (7.06%) Oracle
3 303 (2.90%) Google
4 208 (1.99%) Capita
5 201 (1.92%) Zend
6 184 (1.76%) Xamarin
7 145 (1.39%) SAP
8 131 (1.25%) Adobe
9 129 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 86 (0.82%) Facebook
11 81 (0.78%) Twitter
12 63 (0.60%) Apple
13 62 (0.59%) Tableau
14 57 (0.55%) Telerik
15 51 (0.49%) HP
15 51 (0.49%) webMethods
16 47 (0.45%) Sony
17 41 (0.39%) Sitecore
18 38 (0.36%) IBM
19 32 (0.31%) Sun