Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9821 9906 12452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.09% 28.57% 29.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.22% 29.46% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9010 9150 11729
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 3646 £45,000 - 290
Hampshire 0 2233 £42,500 +6.25% 150
Surrey -1 1776 £50,000 +5.26% 94
Berkshire 0 1640 £45,000 - 127
Oxfordshire 0 1086 £42,500 -5.56% 97
Buckinghamshire 0 941 £44,500 +4.71% 66
East Sussex 0 918 £42,500 - 49
West Sussex +1 772 £42,500 -2.86% 25
Kent 0 404 £42,500 - 38
Sussex +5 19 £67,500 +68.75% 4
Middlesex -8 17 £57,500 +39.39% 2
Home Counties +3 10 £43,500 -13.00%
Isle of Wight +3 5 £24,000 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 5079 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 4738 (48.24%) C#
3 4614 (46.98%) .NET
4 4364 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4210 (42.87%) HTML
6 3847 (39.17%) CSS
7 3513 (35.77%) SQL
8 3343 (34.04%) MVC
9 3281 (33.41%) SQL Server
10 3024 (30.79%) ASP.NET
11 2421 (24.65%) AngularJS
12 2180 (22.20%) jQuery
13 2058 (20.96%) Java
14 1987 (20.23%) TDD
15 1821 (18.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1768 (18.00%) Web Development
17 1610 (16.39%) Microsoft
18 1469 (14.96%) Scrum
19 1352 (13.77%) Git (software)
20 1329 (13.53%) Web Services
21 1279 (13.02%) PHP
22 1268 (12.91%) HTML5
23 1227 (12.49%) ASP.NET Web API
24 1192 (12.14%) Degree
25 1179 (12.00%) OO
26 1131 (11.52%) .NET Framework
27 1121 (11.41%) Finance
28 1089 (11.09%) RESTful
29 1063 (10.82%) Front End Development
30 1030 (10.49%) WCF

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
1 463 (4.71%) CMS
2 306 (3.12%) IIS
3 222 (2.26%) Apache
4 219 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 191 (1.94%) WordPress
6 145 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 136 (1.38%) Drupal
7 136 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 126 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 116 (1.18%) JBoss
10 98 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 86 (0.88%) Confluence
12 69 (0.70%) Apache Spark
13 67 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 66 (0.67%) WebLogic
15 62 (0.63%) NServiceBus
16 51 (0.52%) nginx
17 50 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 45 (0.46%) Apache Solr
19 43 (0.44%) EPiServer
Applications
1 147 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 101 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
4 74 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (0.23%) Chatbot
6 20 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (0.12%) InVision
8 11 (0.11%) GIMP
8 11 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.061%) Inkscape
9 6 (0.061%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.051%) InDesign
10 5 (0.051%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.020%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.020%) Maya
12 2 (0.020%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 157 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (0.92%) Magento
3 53 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 15 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
7 15 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 14 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 14 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
9 10 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.092%) NetSuite
11 8 (0.081%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.081%) SAP BPC
12 7 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 6 (0.061%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 799 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 489 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 394 (4.01%) SaaS
4 198 (2.02%) GitHub
5 77 (0.78%) npm
6 74 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
8 39 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
9 37 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 33 (0.34%) PaaS
11 29 (0.30%) Force.com
12 28 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 28 (0.29%) Office 365
13 27 (0.27%) Google Play
14 23 (0.23%) Firebase
15 19 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
16 12 (0.12%) Slack
17 10 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 323 (3.29%) Internet
2 112 (1.14%) HTTP
3 68 (0.69%) Broadband
4 62 (0.63%) Intranet
5 44 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 38 (0.39%) AMQP
7 27 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 27 (0.27%) Wireless
8 26 (0.26%) DNS
9 20 (0.20%) SMS
10 17 (0.17%) Extranet
11 11 (0.11%) Firewall
11 11 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (0.11%) ZigBee
12 10 (0.10%) PPP
12 10 (0.10%) SMTP
13 8 (0.081%) Hyperconnected
14 7 (0.071%) LAN
14 7 (0.071%) Skype
14 7 (0.071%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3281 (33.41%) SQL Server
2 1004 (10.22%) MySQL
3 678 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 590 (6.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 539 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 432 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 413 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 335 (3.41%) Big Data
9 310 (3.16%) MongoDB
10 295 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 282 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
12 277 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
13 217 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 203 (2.07%) Power BI
14 203 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 160 (1.63%) Oracle Database
16 157 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 150 (1.53%) Redis
18 135 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
19 119 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1352 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 768 (7.82%) Visual Studio
3 586 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 394 (4.01%) Subversion
5 340 (3.46%) NUnit
6 324 (3.30%) JIRA
7 296 (3.01%) Jenkins
8 233 (2.37%) Maven
9 174 (1.77%) Selenium
10 164 (1.67%) JUnit
11 159 (1.62%) gulp
12 125 (1.27%) Moq
13 117 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 106 (1.08%) Eclipse
15 102 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
16 97 (0.99%) MSTest
17 86 (0.88%) webpack
18 71 (0.72%) Grunt
18 71 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
19 58 (0.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 1121 (11.41%) Finance
2 463 (4.71%) Marketing
3 369 (3.76%) Retail
4 314 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 245 (2.49%) Games
6 219 (2.23%) Advertising
7 145 (1.48%) Electronics
8 125 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 107 (1.09%) Banking
10 84 (0.86%) Music Industry
11 78 (0.79%) Publishing
12 70 (0.71%) Back Office
13 51 (0.52%) Automotive
14 43 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 42 (0.43%) Legal
16 35 (0.36%) Law
17 29 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 18 (0.18%) Billing
19 16 (0.16%) Investment Banking
20 14 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4614 (46.98%) .NET
2 4210 (42.87%) HTML
3 3847 (39.17%) CSS
4 3024 (30.79%) ASP.NET
5 2421 (24.65%) AngularJS
6 2180 (22.20%) jQuery
7 1821 (18.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1329 (13.53%) Web Services
9 1268 (12.91%) HTML5
10 1227 (12.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1131 (11.52%) .NET Framework
12 1089 (11.09%) RESTful
13 1030 (10.49%) WCF
14 997 (10.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 972 (9.90%) Node.js
16 874 (8.90%) React
17 863 (8.79%) XML
18 786 (8.00%) CSS3
19 749 (7.63%) Spring
20 669 (6.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 794 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 778 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
3 618 (6.29%) User Experience
4 444 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 411 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 230 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 195 (1.99%) Fintech
8 89 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 86 (0.88%) N-Tier
10 75 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 75 (0.76%) iPad
11 64 (0.65%) Clustering
12 58 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 50 (0.51%) Social Media
14 47 (0.48%) Data Structures
15 36 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
16 34 (0.35%) BBC
17 33 (0.34%) W3C
18 32 (0.33%) Smartphone
18 32 (0.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1016 (10.35%) Linux
2 744 (7.58%) Windows
3 353 (3.59%) Android
4 267 (2.72%) Unix
5 262 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 94 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 52 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 47 (0.48%) AIX
8 47 (0.48%) CentOS
9 38 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 28 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 22 (0.22%) Debian
12 14 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.092%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (0.081%) Amazon Linux
14 8 (0.081%) VxWorks
15 7 (0.071%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.031%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.020%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.020%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4364 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3343 (34.04%) MVC
3 1987 (20.23%) TDD
4 1768 (18.00%) Web Development
5 1469 (14.96%) Scrum
6 1179 (12.00%) OO
7 1063 (10.82%) Front End Development
8 944 (9.61%) BDD
9 930 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 897 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
11 782 (7.96%) Unit Testing
12 753 (7.67%) Web Application Development
13 699 (7.12%) SDLC
14 690 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
15 615 (6.26%) OOP
16 536 (5.46%) Test Automation
17 497 (5.06%) Mentoring
18 427 (4.35%) E-Commerce
19 402 (4.09%) Microservices
20 378 (3.85%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5079 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 4738 (48.24%) C#
3 3513 (35.77%) SQL
4 2058 (20.96%) Java
5 1279 (13.02%) PHP
6 834 (8.49%) T-SQL
7 704 (7.17%) Python
8 592 (6.03%) C++
8 592 (6.03%) VB.NET
9 525 (5.35%) Ruby
10 337 (3.43%) C
11 251 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 192 (1.95%) VB
13 187 (1.90%) TypeScript
14 116 (1.18%) Scala
15 111 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 108 (1.10%) ES6
17 105 (1.07%) PowerShell
18 104 (1.06%) Perl
19 94 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1192 (12.14%) Degree
2 335 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 177 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 103 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 88 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 56 (0.57%) PhD
7 36 (0.37%) MCPD
8 35 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 30 (0.31%) MCP
10 19 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
11 16 (0.16%) MCTS
12 10 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (0.081%) MCSD
13 8 (0.081%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.071%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.071%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.051%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.051%) Postgraduate
16 3 (0.031%) HND
17 2 (0.020%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (2.98%) QA
2 78 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.19%) GCP
4 19 (0.19%) SLA
5 12 (0.12%) WCAG
6 11 (0.11%) GAMP
7 7 (0.071%) PMO
8 6 (0.061%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.041%) WAI
11 3 (0.031%) HL7
12 1 (0.010%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.010%) GDPR
12 1 (0.010%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.010%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 270 (2.75%) Docker
2 34 (0.35%) HDFS
3 18 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.11%) Firmware
5 9 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.061%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.051%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.051%) vSphere
8 4 (0.041%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.041%) KVM
9 2 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 57 (0.58%) Ansible
2 32 (0.33%) Kibana
3 29 (0.30%) Kubernetes
4 28 (0.29%) Puppet
5 22 (0.22%) Terraform
6 19 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 16 (0.16%) WSUS
8 13 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (0.092%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.092%) Nagios
9 9 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.051%) cPanel
10 5 (0.051%) Packer
11 4 (0.041%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.041%) Oozie
12 3 (0.031%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.020%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.020%) rkt
13 2 (0.020%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1610 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 702 (7.15%) Oracle
3 255 (2.60%) SAP
4 219 (2.23%) Google
5 191 (1.94%) Zend
6 140 (1.43%) Xamarin
7 136 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 114 (1.16%) Sitecore
9 94 (0.96%) Adobe
10 90 (0.92%) Telerik
11 89 (0.91%) Tableau
12 75 (0.76%) Cognos
13 64 (0.65%) Apple
14 61 (0.62%) IBM
15 60 (0.61%) Facebook
16 52 (0.53%) HP
17 43 (0.44%) Capita
18 34 (0.35%) Sony
18 34 (0.35%) Twitter
19 33 (0.34%) Talend