Period
to

The median annual salary for a Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 4,381 4,111 5,127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 21.71% 30.72% 30.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.95% 32.59% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,222 3,478 4,496
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,675 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,500 £55,000 £53,600
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.61% +7.20%

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 19,092 12,615 16,231
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 94.28% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12,334 9,832 13,297
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for Developer in the South East

Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -1 1,396 £55,000 +15.79% 122
Thames Valley -3 1,347 £60,000 +9.09% 218
Berkshire -2 700 £60,000 +9.09% 118
East Sussex 0 572 £65,000 +30.00% 38
Surrey -7 562 £60,000 +9.09% 85
Oxfordshire -4 339 £60,000 +20.00% 51
Buckinghamshire -6 317 £57,500 +15.00% 49
Kent -5 239 £42,500 - 43
West Sussex -10 166 £53,400 +1.71% 21
Home Counties -5 14 £100,000 +11.11%
Isle of Wight - 6 £40,000 -
Sussex -5 4 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Middlesex -32 1 £62,500 +11.11%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, Developer job roles required the following 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 2,205 (50.33%) JavaScript
2 1,954 (44.60%) Agile
3 1,763 (40.24%) .NET
4 1,735 (39.60%) C#
5 1,454 (33.19%) HTML
6 1,331 (30.38%) CSS
7 1,225 (27.96%) SQL
8 1,215 (27.73%) React
9 1,145 (26.14%) Azure
10 956 (21.82%) Full Stack Development
11 864 (19.72%) SQL Server
12 837 (19.11%) AngularJS
13 825 (18.83%) DevOps
14 796 (18.17%) Git (software)
15 794 (18.12%) Docker
16 731 (16.69%) Microsoft
17 726 (16.57%) Java
18 712 (16.25%) .NET Core
19 676 (15.43%) AWS
20 675 (15.41%) ASP.NET
21 651 (14.86%) MVC
22 615 (14.04%) Finance
23 597 (13.63%) Scrum
24 595 (13.58%) PHP
25 590 (13.47%) .NET Framework
26 556 (12.69%) Software Engineering
27 529 (12.07%) Front End Development
28 513 (11.71%) TDD
29 506 (11.55%) CI/CD
30 500 (11.41%) Problem-Solving

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
1 197 (4.50%) WordPress
2 168 (3.83%) CMS
3 132 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
4 104 (2.37%) Apache
5 61 (1.39%) Drupal
6 55 (1.26%) IIS
7 43 (0.98%) Confluence
8 42 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 36 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 33 (0.75%) Umbraco
11 25 (0.57%) nginx
12 22 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 18 (0.41%) EPiServer
14 15 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 14 (0.32%) Moodle
16 11 (0.25%) Jetty
17 10 (0.23%) ColdFusion
18 9 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (0.21%) IBM Domino
19 7 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (0.82%) Campfire
3 29 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.37%) Camtasia
7 12 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.21%) Sketch
10 6 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.068%) Pipeline Pilot
12 2 (0.046%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.046%) GIMP
12 2 (0.046%) InDesign
13 1 (0.023%) FileZilla
13 1 (0.023%) InVision
Business Applications
1 46 (1.05%) Magento
2 35 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.50%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.091%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.091%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.068%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 3 (0.068%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.068%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.046%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,145 (26.14%) Azure
2 676 (15.43%) AWS
3 350 (7.99%) SaaS
4 215 (4.91%) Power Platform
5 173 (3.95%) Serverless
6 143 (3.26%) GitHub
7 104 (2.37%) GCP
7 104 (2.37%) PaaS
8 63 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
9 61 (1.39%) npm
10 53 (1.21%) Azure Service Bus
11 50 (1.14%) PowerApps
12 47 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
13 41 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
13 41 (0.94%) Firebase
14 39 (0.89%) Google Analytics
15 37 (0.84%) Microsoft 365
16 36 (0.82%) Amazon S3
17 34 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
18 33 (0.75%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.55%) HTTP
2 47 (1.07%) Broadband
3 38 (0.87%) Internet
4 32 (0.73%) VoIP
5 22 (0.50%) Network Security
5 22 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.37%) 5G
7 14 (0.32%) DNS
8 11 (0.25%) Wireless
9 10 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (0.14%) SMTP
11 3 (0.068%) AMQP
11 3 (0.068%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.068%) FTP
11 3 (0.068%) SSL
11 3 (0.068%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.068%) VPN
12 2 (0.046%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.046%) MQTT
12 2 (0.046%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 864 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 472 (10.77%) MySQL
3 247 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
3 247 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 228 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 195 (4.45%) Power BI
6 137 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 122 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 118 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 116 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 99 (2.26%) Big Data
11 95 (2.17%) Redis
12 62 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 56 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
14 49 (1.12%) MariaDB
15 44 (1.00%) RavenDB
16 42 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 35 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 30 (0.68%) Hadoop
19 27 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 796 (18.17%) Git (software)
2 196 (4.47%) Visual Studio
3 167 (3.81%) JIRA
4 136 (3.10%) Jenkins
5 122 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 92 (2.10%) Selenium
7 82 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 71 (1.62%) webpack
9 53 (1.21%) Maven
9 53 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (1.10%) NUnit
11 43 (0.98%) JUnit
12 34 (0.78%) Grunt
12 34 (0.78%) SpecFlow
13 33 (0.75%) Android Studio
14 31 (0.71%) ESLint
14 31 (0.71%) gulp
14 31 (0.71%) Moq
15 30 (0.68%) GitLab
16 29 (0.66%) PHPUnit
General
1 615 (14.04%) Finance
2 437 (9.97%) Social Skills
3 252 (5.75%) Marketing
4 194 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 184 (4.20%) Games
6 174 (3.97%) Retail
7 103 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 97 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 60 (1.37%) Law
10 58 (1.32%) Organisational Skills
11 53 (1.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 52 (1.19%) Automotive
12 52 (1.19%) Public Sector
13 50 (1.14%) Fire and Rescue
14 45 (1.03%) Banking
14 45 (1.03%) Publishing
15 44 (1.00%) Advertising
16 42 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
17 41 (0.94%) Electronics
18 25 (0.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,763 (40.24%) .NET
2 1,454 (33.19%) HTML
3 1,331 (30.38%) CSS
4 1,215 (27.73%) React
5 837 (19.11%) AngularJS
6 712 (16.25%) .NET Core
7 675 (15.41%) ASP.NET
8 590 (13.47%) .NET Framework
9 497 (11.34%) Vue.js
10 451 (10.29%) HTML5
11 435 (9.93%) Node.js
12 402 (9.18%) jQuery
13 324 (7.40%) REST
14 307 (7.01%) CSS3
15 306 (6.98%) Sass
15 306 (6.98%) Web Services
16 305 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 303 (6.92%) RESTful
18 288 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
19 284 (6.48%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 424 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 416 (9.50%) User Experience
3 210 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 208 (4.75%) Virtual Team
5 133 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 86 (1.96%) NHS
7 81 (1.85%) Cloud Native
8 80 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 68 (1.55%) IoT
9 68 (1.55%) Social Media
10 56 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
11 40 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
12 38 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
12 38 (0.87%) Cyberattack
13 35 (0.80%) EPoS
14 32 (0.73%) Legacy Systems
14 32 (0.73%) Public Cloud
15 31 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 31 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
16 28 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 349 (7.97%) Linux
2 266 (6.07%) Apple iOS
3 259 (5.91%) Android
4 197 (4.50%) Windows
5 49 (1.12%) Unix
6 39 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 29 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.46%) VMS
9 12 (0.27%) Debian
9 12 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (0.25%) CentOS
11 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.068%) zOS
15 2 (0.046%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,954 (44.60%) Agile
2 956 (21.82%) Full Stack Development
3 825 (18.83%) DevOps
4 651 (14.86%) MVC
5 597 (13.63%) Scrum
6 556 (12.69%) Software Engineering
7 529 (12.07%) Front End Development
8 513 (11.71%) TDD
9 506 (11.55%) CI/CD
10 500 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
11 490 (11.18%) Web Development
12 442 (10.09%) Test Automation
13 441 (10.07%) Unit Testing
14 428 (9.77%) OO
15 423 (9.66%) Microservices
16 412 (9.40%) OOP
17 405 (9.24%) Computer Science
18 272 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
19 263 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
20 260 (5.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,205 (50.33%) JavaScript
2 1,735 (39.60%) C#
3 1,225 (27.96%) SQL
4 726 (16.57%) Java
5 595 (13.58%) PHP
6 486 (11.09%) Python
7 470 (10.73%) TypeScript
8 281 (6.41%) T-SQL
9 211 (4.82%) Go
10 166 (3.79%) C++
11 138 (3.15%) Kotlin
12 137 (3.13%) Apple Swift
13 124 (2.83%) ES6
14 92 (2.10%) C
15 89 (2.03%) PowerShell
16 86 (1.96%) Ruby
17 85 (1.94%) Objective-C
18 63 (1.44%) VB.NET
19 62 (1.42%) VB
20 55 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 500 (11.41%) Degree
2 217 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 57 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 56 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (1.16%) OCP
6 51 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
7 49 (1.12%) CIW
7 49 (1.12%) OCA
8 38 (0.87%) PhD
9 16 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 9 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.16%) MCAD
12 6 (0.14%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.068%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.068%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.046%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.046%) MCSA
15 1 (0.023%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (5.36%) QA
2 102 (2.33%) Accessibility
3 37 (0.84%) WCAG
4 33 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 26 (0.59%) GDPR
6 14 (0.32%) HL7
7 11 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.068%) GRC
9 2 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.023%) SOC 2
System Software
1 794 (18.12%) Docker
2 26 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.21%) KVM
6 5 (0.11%) Firmware
7 3 (0.068%) RACF
7 3 (0.068%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.046%) HDFS
8 2 (0.046%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.046%) NFS
9 1 (0.023%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 492 (11.23%) Kubernetes
2 59 (1.35%) Ansible
2 59 (1.35%) Terraform
3 45 (1.03%) Kibana
4 15 (0.34%) Prometheus
5 8 (0.18%) cPanel
6 7 (0.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 7 (0.16%) Rundeck
7 6 (0.14%) Puppet
8 5 (0.11%) Consul
8 5 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.11%) Packer
9 3 (0.068%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.068%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.068%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.046%) Nmap
10 2 (0.046%) Rancher
10 2 (0.046%) SCCM
11 1 (0.023%) Kubeflow
11 1 (0.023%) Podman
Vendors
1 731 (16.69%) Microsoft
2 178 (4.06%) Oracle
3 177 (4.04%) Google
4 58 (1.32%) Apple
5 51 (1.16%) Adobe
6 45 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (1.03%) Zend
7 40 (0.91%) Xamarin
8 35 (0.80%) Twitter
9 34 (0.78%) Sitecore
10 33 (0.75%) Informatica
11 28 (0.64%) VMware
12 24 (0.55%) Cognos
13 23 (0.52%) Sophos
14 22 (0.50%) Dell
14 22 (0.50%) Telerik
15 17 (0.39%) Anaplan
15 17 (0.39%) Red Hat
15 17 (0.39%) SAP
16 16 (0.37%) Atmel