Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 8,585 9,998 9,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.50% 32.07% 28.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.65% 33.17% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,818 9,171 8,970
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 27,127 30,141 33,002
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.67% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22,434 25,149 27,623
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 3,057 £50,000 +11.11% 542
Hampshire 0 2,015 £44,000 +3.53% 235
Berkshire -1 1,443 £50,165 +11.48% 228
Surrey -1 1,265 £49,000 - 242
East Sussex 0 1,056 £45,000 +2.27% 87
Oxfordshire 0 925 £47,500 +11.76% 182
West Sussex -1 844 £45,000 +2.27% 88
Buckinghamshire 0 693 £45,000 +2.27% 132
Kent 0 311 £42,000 -1.18% 163
Middlesex +3 16 £58,750 -6.00% 3
Isle of Wight +3 8 £32,500 +35.42% 1
Home Counties 0 4 £35,000 -19.54%
Sussex -7 4 £40,000 -37.25%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 4,520 (52.65%) JavaScript
2 3,909 (45.53%) C#
3 3,806 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3,793 (44.18%) .NET
5 3,402 (39.63%) HTML
6 3,232 (37.65%) CSS
7 2,773 (32.30%) SQL
8 2,433 (28.34%) MVC
9 2,283 (26.59%) SQL Server
10 2,202 (25.65%) Java
11 2,165 (25.22%) AngularJS
12 2,105 (24.52%) ASP.NET
13 1,640 (19.10%) jQuery
14 1,501 (17.48%) TDD
15 1,449 (16.88%) Git (software)
16 1,272 (14.82%) Web Development
17 1,199 (13.97%) Scrum
18 1,150 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
19 1,147 (13.36%) Microsoft
20 1,120 (13.05%) HTML5
21 1,085 (12.64%) Degree
22 1,073 (12.50%) Software Engineering
23 1,072 (12.49%) Web Services
24 1,001 (11.66%) PHP
25 968 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
26 948 (11.04%) Finance
27 909 (10.59%) React
28 877 (10.22%) MySQL
29 861 (10.03%) OO
30 855 (9.96%) 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
1 275 (3.20%) CMS
2 269 (3.13%) IIS
3 175 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 149 (1.74%) Apache
5 131 (1.53%) WordPress
6 117 (1.36%) Umbraco
7 112 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 107 (1.25%) Confluence
9 100 (1.16%) SharePoint
10 67 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 67 (0.78%) Drupal
11 55 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
12 44 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 41 (0.48%) JBoss
14 39 (0.45%) EPiServer
15 35 (0.41%) nginx
16 34 (0.40%) Apache Solr
16 34 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
17 28 (0.33%) OpenStack
18 26 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 121 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 88 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 22 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
6 20 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 16 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.093%) GIMP
9 6 (0.070%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.058%) 3ds Max
10 5 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.047%) InDesign
11 4 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (0.047%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.023%) SPSS
13 2 (0.023%) Stata
14 1 (0.012%) Maya
Business Applications
1 69 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.50%) Magento
3 25 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
7 11 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 9 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.082%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.082%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.070%) SAP Business One
11 6 (0.070%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 968 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 593 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
3 219 (2.55%) SaaS
4 132 (1.54%) GitHub
5 97 (1.13%) npm
6 92 (1.07%) Serverless
7 49 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 48 (0.56%) PaaS
9 36 (0.42%) Office 365
10 33 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 32 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
12 29 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
13 28 (0.33%) OpenShift
14 26 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (0.28%) IaaS
16 21 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
17 19 (0.22%) Azure Functions
18 17 (0.20%) Google Analytics
18 17 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 122 (1.42%) Internet
2 108 (1.26%) HTTP
3 37 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.33%) Intranet
5 21 (0.24%) Wireless
6 20 (0.23%) SMS
7 18 (0.21%) SSH
8 17 (0.20%) Network Security
8 17 (0.20%) Skype
9 14 (0.16%) Broadband
10 13 (0.15%) RIP
11 11 (0.13%) DNS
12 9 (0.10%) FTP
12 9 (0.10%) Software-Defined Radio
12 9 (0.10%) VoIP
13 8 (0.093%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.082%) Firewall
14 7 (0.082%) LTE
14 7 (0.082%) SMTP
14 7 (0.082%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,283 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 877 (10.22%) MySQL
3 434 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 428 (4.99%) Relational Database
5 330 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 316 (3.68%) MongoDB
7 286 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 253 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 238 (2.77%) Big Data
10 228 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
11 165 (1.92%) Oracle Database
12 164 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 159 (1.85%) Power BI
14 146 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 122 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
16 120 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
17 106 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 105 (1.22%) Redis
19 84 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
20 62 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,449 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 582 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 374 (4.36%) Jenkins
4 366 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 362 (4.22%) JIRA
6 234 (2.73%) Maven
7 221 (2.57%) Subversion
8 198 (2.31%) webpack
9 167 (1.95%) gulp
9 167 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 157 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 157 (1.83%) NUnit
11 155 (1.81%) JUnit
12 145 (1.69%) Selenium
13 107 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
14 92 (1.07%) Gradle
15 89 (1.04%) Grunt
16 76 (0.89%) IntelliJ
17 70 (0.82%) Jasmine
18 59 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 948 (11.04%) Finance
2 331 (3.86%) Retail
3 271 (3.16%) Marketing
4 151 (1.76%) Games
5 125 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 96 (1.12%) Advertising
7 72 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 69 (0.80%) Banking
9 61 (0.71%) Automotive
10 52 (0.61%) Publishing
11 48 (0.56%) Electronics
12 40 (0.47%) Back Office
12 40 (0.47%) Legal
13 25 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (0.22%) Law
15 16 (0.19%) Hindi Language
15 16 (0.19%) Punjabi Language
15 16 (0.19%) Urdu Language
16 14 (0.16%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,793 (44.18%) .NET
2 3,402 (39.63%) HTML
3 3,232 (37.65%) CSS
4 2,165 (25.22%) AngularJS
5 2,105 (24.52%) ASP.NET
6 1,640 (19.10%) jQuery
7 1,150 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,120 (13.05%) HTML5
9 1,072 (12.49%) Web Services
10 909 (10.59%) React
11 855 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 834 (9.71%) Spring
13 824 (9.60%) .NET Framework
14 787 (9.17%) RESTful
15 727 (8.47%) REST
16 707 (8.24%) XML
17 701 (8.17%) CSS3
18 660 (7.69%) Node.js
19 634 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 616 (7.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 635 (7.40%) User Experience
2 608 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
3 399 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 369 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 305 (3.55%) Fintech
6 206 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 202 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 179 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 60 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 55 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 53 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
12 49 (0.57%) N-Tier
13 44 (0.51%) Driving Licence
14 41 (0.48%) EPoS
15 39 (0.45%) NHS
16 35 (0.41%) Graphic Design
17 34 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
18 33 (0.38%) Social Media
19 32 (0.37%) Virtual Team
19 32 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 826 (9.62%) Linux
2 574 (6.69%) Windows
3 426 (4.96%) Apple iOS
4 404 (4.71%) Android
5 312 (3.63%) Unix
6 66 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 36 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.29%) AIX
9 23 (0.27%) CentOS
10 22 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.22%) Debian
12 11 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.093%) VMS
14 7 (0.082%) Amazon Linux
14 7 (0.082%) DC/OS
14 7 (0.082%) Mesosphere
15 6 (0.070%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.058%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 4 (0.047%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.047%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,806 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2,433 (28.34%) MVC
3 1,501 (17.48%) TDD
4 1,272 (14.82%) Web Development
5 1,199 (13.97%) Scrum
6 1,073 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 861 (10.03%) OO
8 816 (9.50%) Front End Development
9 752 (8.76%) Computer Science
10 702 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
11 692 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
12 647 (7.54%) Microservices
13 598 (6.97%) Unit Testing
14 561 (6.53%) Test Automation
15 543 (6.32%) BDD
16 539 (6.28%) SDLC
17 454 (5.29%) SOLID
18 437 (5.09%) E-Commerce
19 418 (4.87%) OOP
20 416 (4.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4,520 (52.65%) JavaScript
2 3,909 (45.53%) C#
3 2,773 (32.30%) SQL
4 2,202 (25.65%) Java
5 1,001 (11.66%) PHP
6 740 (8.62%) Python
7 653 (7.61%) T-SQL
8 621 (7.23%) C++
9 383 (4.46%) Java 8
10 370 (4.31%) TypeScript
11 308 (3.59%) VB.NET
12 247 (2.88%) C
13 195 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 195 (2.27%) Ruby
14 179 (2.09%) ES6
15 102 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 96 (1.12%) Apple Swift
17 92 (1.07%) Scala
18 91 (1.06%) VB
19 89 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,085 (12.64%) Degree
2 357 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 144 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 93 (1.08%) PhD
5 89 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 44 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
7 34 (0.40%) MPhil
8 29 (0.34%) ISEB
8 29 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 24 (0.28%) Master's Degree
10 19 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (0.10%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.070%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.047%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (0.035%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.035%) HND
15 3 (0.035%) SAS Certification
16 2 (0.023%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (4.10%) QA
2 30 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 29 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.29%) GDPR
6 24 (0.28%) SLA
7 16 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 15 (0.17%) DICOM
9 7 (0.082%) WAI
9 7 (0.082%) WCAG
10 6 (0.070%) GAMP
11 4 (0.047%) HL7
11 4 (0.047%) PMO
11 4 (0.047%) PSD2
System Software
1 380 (4.43%) Docker
2 32 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (0.17%) VirtualBox
5 14 (0.16%) vSphere
6 13 (0.15%) HDFS
7 12 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.12%) LXC
9 6 (0.070%) Firmware
10 5 (0.058%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.047%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.012%) Varnish
12 1 (0.012%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.012%) zsh
Systems Management
1 128 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 85 (0.99%) Ansible
3 53 (0.62%) Kibana
4 31 (0.36%) Terraform
5 23 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (0.21%) logstash
8 16 (0.19%) Puppet
9 9 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (0.10%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.082%) CloudHub
11 6 (0.070%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.058%) Packer
13 4 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.047%) Oozie
13 4 (0.047%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.047%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.035%) Grafana
15 2 (0.023%) Marathon
15 2 (0.023%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,147 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 596 (6.94%) Oracle
3 171 (1.99%) Xamarin
4 117 (1.36%) Google
5 98 (1.14%) Adobe
6 93 (1.08%) SAP
7 78 (0.91%) Zend
8 76 (0.89%) Sitecore
9 71 (0.83%) Tableau
10 68 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 51 (0.59%) Telerik
12 40 (0.47%) Splunk
13 34 (0.40%) VMware
14 22 (0.26%) MuleSoft
14 22 (0.26%) Red Hat
14 22 (0.26%) Twitter
15 21 (0.24%) Atlassian
15 21 (0.24%) IBM
16 20 (0.23%) Apple
17 19 (0.22%) TIBCO