Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9,111 9,358 10,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.28% 32.28% 28.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.44% 33.38% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,312 8,574 9,550
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
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 28,089 28,036 34,357
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.72% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,347 23,395 28,923
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 3,354 £50,000 +11.11% 671
Hampshire -1 2,031 £43,500 +2.35% 260
Berkshire 0 1,583 £50,000 +11.11% 286
Surrey -1 1,441 £47,500 -5.00% 302
East Sussex 0 1,128 £45,000 +5.88% 97
Oxfordshire 0 1,086 £47,500 +11.76% 217
West Sussex -1 760 £45,000 +5.88% 94
Buckinghamshire -1 690 £45,000 +2.70% 168
Kent 0 335 £40,000 - 113
Isle of Wight +2 17 £32,500 +35.42%
Sussex +2 16 £40,000 -42.86%
Middlesex 0 15 £58,750 +38.24% 4
Home Counties 0 6 £35,000 -19.54%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 4,963 (54.47%) JavaScript
2 4,176 (45.83%) C#
3 4,009 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4,002 (43.92%) .NET
5 3,820 (41.93%) HTML
6 3,621 (39.74%) CSS
7 2,939 (32.26%) SQL
8 2,660 (29.20%) MVC
9 2,467 (27.08%) AngularJS
10 2,430 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 2,280 (25.02%) ASP.NET
12 2,261 (24.82%) Java
13 1,805 (19.81%) jQuery
14 1,613 (17.70%) TDD
15 1,566 (17.19%) Git (software)
16 1,400 (15.37%) Web Development
17 1,305 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1,275 (13.99%) HTML5
19 1,248 (13.70%) Scrum
19 1,248 (13.70%) Microsoft
20 1,157 (12.70%) Degree
21 1,153 (12.66%) Web Services
22 1,133 (12.44%) PHP
23 1,004 (11.02%) MySQL
24 1,003 (11.01%) React
25 986 (10.82%) Software Engineering
26 984 (10.80%) Finance
27 974 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web API
28 965 (10.59%) Front End Development
29 960 (10.54%) OO

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
1 362 (3.97%) CMS
2 250 (2.74%) IIS
3 181 (1.99%) Apache
4 162 (1.78%) Umbraco
5 160 (1.76%) WordPress
6 150 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 130 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 127 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 108 (1.19%) Confluence
10 95 (1.04%) Drupal
11 77 (0.85%) Apache Spark
12 75 (0.82%) JBoss
13 70 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
14 69 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 53 (0.58%) EPiServer
16 50 (0.55%) Apache Solr
17 49 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
18 43 (0.47%) nginx
19 33 (0.36%) OpenStack
20 29 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 146 (1.60%) Photoshop
2 114 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 37 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 31 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 30 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 12 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.11%) GIMP
9 9 (0.099%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (0.099%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.055%) 3ds Max
10 5 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.055%) InDesign
11 3 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.022%) Mingle
13 1 (0.011%) Maya
Business Applications
1 85 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.41%) Magento
3 31 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 24 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 18 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (0.099%) SAP S/4HANA
11 8 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.088%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.088%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.077%) SAP Business One
12 7 (0.077%) Shopify
12 7 (0.077%) WebTrends
13 6 (0.066%) Oracle Payables
13 6 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
13 6 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
13 6 (0.066%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 954 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 667 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 204 (2.24%) SaaS
4 142 (1.56%) GitHub
5 119 (1.31%) npm
6 91 (1.00%) Serverless
7 61 (0.67%) Office 365
8 56 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 44 (0.48%) PaaS
10 43 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
11 38 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 36 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
13 35 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
14 32 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (0.27%) Heroku
16 24 (0.26%) IaaS
16 24 (0.26%) OpenShift
17 23 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
18 19 (0.21%) DigitalOcean
19 18 (0.20%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 141 (1.55%) Internet
2 125 (1.37%) HTTP
3 55 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 32 (0.35%) Intranet
4 32 (0.35%) SMS
5 22 (0.24%) Broadband
5 22 (0.24%) Skype
6 18 (0.20%) Wireless
7 16 (0.18%) DNS
8 14 (0.15%) SSH
9 10 (0.11%) AMQP
10 9 (0.099%) Network Security
10 9 (0.099%) SMTP
11 7 (0.077%) CDMA
11 7 (0.077%) GSM
11 7 (0.077%) Hyperconnected
11 7 (0.077%) LTE
11 7 (0.077%) UMTS
12 6 (0.066%) IMAP
12 6 (0.066%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,430 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1,004 (11.02%) MySQL
3 504 (5.53%) NoSQL
4 424 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 355 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 333 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 330 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 259 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
9 250 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
10 245 (2.69%) Big Data
11 233 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 178 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 162 (1.78%) RDBMS
14 154 (1.69%) Oracle Database
15 153 (1.68%) Power BI
16 140 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 138 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
18 124 (1.36%) Redis
19 92 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
20 82 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,566 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 572 (6.28%) Visual Studio
3 413 (4.53%) Jenkins
4 393 (4.31%) JIRA
5 363 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 284 (3.12%) Subversion
7 260 (2.85%) Maven
8 216 (2.37%) gulp
9 199 (2.18%) webpack
10 191 (2.10%) NUnit
11 169 (1.85%) Eclipse
12 159 (1.75%) JUnit
13 142 (1.56%) Selenium
14 141 (1.55%) TeamCity
15 107 (1.17%) Grunt
16 98 (1.08%) Gradle
17 82 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
18 78 (0.86%) IntelliJ
19 76 (0.83%) SpecFlow
20 61 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 984 (10.80%) Finance
2 367 (4.03%) Retail
3 330 (3.62%) Marketing
4 211 (2.32%) Games
5 157 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 140 (1.54%) Advertising
7 100 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 91 (1.00%) Banking
9 72 (0.79%) Automotive
10 58 (0.64%) Electronics
11 56 (0.61%) Publishing
12 31 (0.34%) Back Office
13 30 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.30%) Legal
15 24 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.25%) Law
17 19 (0.21%) Hindi Language
17 19 (0.21%) Punjabi Language
17 19 (0.21%) Urdu Language
18 17 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,002 (43.92%) .NET
2 3,820 (41.93%) HTML
3 3,621 (39.74%) CSS
4 2,467 (27.08%) AngularJS
5 2,280 (25.02%) ASP.NET
6 1,805 (19.81%) jQuery
7 1,305 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,275 (13.99%) HTML5
9 1,153 (12.66%) Web Services
10 1,003 (11.01%) React
11 974 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 889 (9.76%) .NET Framework
13 875 (9.60%) RESTful
14 846 (9.29%) Spring
15 819 (8.99%) Node.js
16 810 (8.89%) CSS3
17 782 (8.58%) REST
18 713 (7.83%) WCF
19 710 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 710 (7.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 833 (9.14%) Computer Science
2 668 (7.33%) User Experience
3 660 (7.24%) Greenfield Project
4 425 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 424 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 227 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 221 (2.43%) Fintech
8 219 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
9 164 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 65 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
11 54 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 50 (0.55%) Driving Licence
13 49 (0.54%) N-Tier
14 45 (0.49%) Data Structures
15 44 (0.48%) NHS
16 43 (0.47%) Social Media
17 39 (0.43%) Virtual Team
18 32 (0.35%) e-Learning
18 32 (0.35%) Graphic Design
19 31 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 921 (10.11%) Linux
2 613 (6.73%) Windows
3 417 (4.58%) Apple iOS
4 396 (4.35%) Android
5 296 (3.25%) Unix
6 56 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 50 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 30 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.32%) Debian
10 27 (0.30%) CentOS
11 17 (0.19%) AIX
11 17 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.066%) VMS
13 6 (0.066%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.066%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (0.055%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 4 (0.044%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.044%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,009 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2,660 (29.20%) MVC
3 1,613 (17.70%) TDD
4 1,400 (15.37%) Web Development
5 1,248 (13.70%) Scrum
6 986 (10.82%) Software Engineering
7 965 (10.59%) Front End Development
8 960 (10.54%) OO
9 781 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 755 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
11 684 (7.51%) BDD
12 658 (7.22%) Unit Testing
13 556 (6.10%) Test Automation
14 549 (6.03%) SDLC
15 514 (5.64%) Microservices
16 489 (5.37%) Mentoring
17 460 (5.05%) OOP
18 455 (4.99%) E-Commerce
19 409 (4.49%) SOLID
20 388 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4,963 (54.47%) JavaScript
2 4,176 (45.83%) C#
3 2,939 (32.26%) SQL
4 2,261 (24.82%) Java
5 1,133 (12.44%) PHP
6 863 (9.47%) Python
7 679 (7.45%) T-SQL
8 635 (6.97%) C++
9 398 (4.37%) TypeScript
10 374 (4.10%) Java 8
11 354 (3.89%) VB.NET
12 302 (3.31%) Ruby
13 288 (3.16%) C
14 202 (2.22%) PL/SQL
15 188 (2.06%) ES6
16 124 (1.36%) Scala
17 121 (1.33%) PowerShell
18 106 (1.16%) Go
19 103 (1.13%) VB
20 101 (1.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,157 (12.70%) Degree
2 376 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 138 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 94 (1.03%) PhD
5 85 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 42 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (0.41%) MPhil
8 34 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 31 (0.34%) ISEB
9 31 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 21 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.21%) Master's Degree
12 13 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.099%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.066%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.066%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.055%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.044%) CTC Cleared
16 4 (0.044%) HND
16 4 (0.044%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (4.17%) QA
2 33 (0.36%) SLA
3 32 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.33%) GDPR
5 21 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.11%) DICOM
8 10 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.077%) HL7
10 6 (0.066%) WAI
11 5 (0.055%) WCAG
12 4 (0.044%) PSD2
13 1 (0.011%) GAMP
13 1 (0.011%) PMO
System Software
1 371 (4.07%) Docker
2 34 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.19%) HDFS
5 16 (0.18%) vSphere
6 14 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 13 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.12%) LXC
10 7 (0.077%) Firmware
11 6 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.033%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.033%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.022%) Postfix
14 1 (0.011%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.011%) zsh
Systems Management
1 123 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 121 (1.33%) Ansible
3 46 (0.50%) Kibana
4 43 (0.47%) Terraform
5 40 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.24%) Puppet
7 13 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 11 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (0.099%) logstash
9 9 (0.099%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.066%) Packer
11 5 (0.055%) CloudHub
11 5 (0.055%) Grafana
11 5 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.044%) Marathon
12 4 (0.044%) Mesos
12 4 (0.044%) Salt
13 3 (0.033%) Oozie
13 3 (0.033%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1,248 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 637 (6.99%) Oracle
3 166 (1.82%) Xamarin
4 163 (1.79%) Google
5 122 (1.34%) Adobe
6 113 (1.24%) SAP
7 93 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 79 (0.87%) Zend
9 78 (0.86%) Sitecore
10 69 (0.76%) Tableau
11 47 (0.52%) Twitter
12 45 (0.49%) Telerik
13 41 (0.45%) VMware
14 38 (0.42%) Apple
15 34 (0.37%) Facebook
15 34 (0.37%) Splunk
16 27 (0.30%) Talend
17 26 (0.29%) Red Hat
18 24 (0.26%) TIBCO
19 23 (0.25%) Atlassian