The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / South East
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 4381 5539 5630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.33% 28.83% 27.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.38% 29.82% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3911 5096 5033
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 999 £40,000 - 145
Berkshire +2 821 £45,000 - 86
Surrey -1 633 £50,000 +11.11% 104
Oxfordshire 0 520 £42,500 -5.55% 103
Buckinghamshire 0 420 £45,000 +2.27% 59
West Sussex 0 338 £44,250 +4.11% 53
East Sussex 0 317 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Kent 0 277 £37,500 - 42
Middlesex 0 31 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Isle of Wight +4 11 £32,500 -
Home Counties +4 6 £50,000 -6.54%
Sussex -7 1 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Thames Valley - 1 £70,000 -
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4510 (50.14%) JavaScript
2 4383 (48.73%) C#
3 4358 (48.45%) .NET
4 3954 (43.96%) HTML
5 3880 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3681 (40.93%) CSS
7 3135 (34.86%) SQL
8 3019 (33.57%) MVC
9 2945 (32.74%) SQL Server
10 2939 (32.68%) ASP.NET
11 2021 (22.47%) Java
12 2013 (22.38%) AngularJS
13 1897 (21.09%) jQuery
14 1797 (19.98%) TDD
15 1662 (18.48%) Web Development
16 1660 (18.46%) Microsoft
17 1642 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1348 (14.99%) Degree
19 1347 (14.98%) Web Services
20 1232 (13.70%) HTML5
21 1210 (13.45%) OO
22 1190 (13.23%) PHP
23 1167 (12.98%) Scrum
24 1113 (12.37%) XML
25 1064 (11.83%) Finance
26 1049 (11.66%) Git (software)
27 1042 (11.59%) .NET Framework
28 1028 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
29 950 (10.56%) Software Engineering
30 934 (10.38%) WCF

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 313 (3.48%) CMS
2 240 (2.67%) Apache
3 212 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 194 (2.16%) IIS
5 177 (1.97%) Drupal
6 176 (1.96%) WordPress
7 175 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
8 154 (1.71%) Tomcat
9 140 (1.56%) JBoss
10 84 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 81 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 75 (0.83%) Confluence
13 73 (0.81%) Umbraco
14 61 (0.68%) NServiceBus
15 59 (0.66%) WebLogic
16 58 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
17 54 (0.60%) nginx
18 44 (0.49%) Apache Spark
19 42 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
20 39 (0.43%) EPiServer
Applications
1 589 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 169 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 61 (0.68%) MS Office
4 38 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.10%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.056%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.056%) MS Project
10 3 (0.033%) GIMP
10 3 (0.033%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.022%) InDesign
11 2 (0.022%) Inkscape
12 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.011%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 89 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 89 (0.99%) Magento
2 41 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 28 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 23 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 19 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 16 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 16 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 15 (0.17%) SAP BPC
11 14 (0.16%) Eloqua
12 13 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
12 13 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
12 13 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
13 12 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 11 (0.12%) SAP CRM
15 10 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
16 8 (0.089%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 724 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 388 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 219 (2.43%) SaaS
4 122 (1.36%) GitHub
5 65 (0.72%) Office 365
6 44 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (0.44%) PaaS
8 28 (0.31%) Google Play
9 26 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.24%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.11%) Heroku
12 9 (0.10%) Force.com
13 8 (0.089%) Boomi
14 7 (0.078%) Asana
15 5 (0.056%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.056%) Datadog
16 4 (0.044%) IaaS
16 4 (0.044%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 185 (2.06%) Internet
2 145 (1.61%) HTTP
3 88 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 51 (0.57%) DNS
5 27 (0.30%) Intranet
6 21 (0.23%) SSH
7 14 (0.16%) Skype
7 14 (0.16%) SMTP
8 12 (0.13%) SSL
9 11 (0.12%) Firewall
10 10 (0.11%) LDAP
10 10 (0.11%) Unified Communications
11 9 (0.10%) Broadband
11 9 (0.10%) RTSP
12 8 (0.089%) DHCP
12 8 (0.089%) FTP
13 7 (0.078%) SNMP
14 6 (0.067%) ATM
14 6 (0.067%) Network Security
14 6 (0.067%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2945 (32.74%) SQL Server
2 894 (9.94%) MySQL
3 456 (5.07%) NoSQL
4 437 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 425 (4.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 371 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 368 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 327 (3.64%) Big Data
9 298 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
10 295 (3.28%) MongoDB
11 278 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 233 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 214 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 194 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
15 160 (1.78%) Hadoop
16 147 (1.63%) Oracle Database
17 139 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
18 107 (1.19%) Power BI
19 103 (1.15%) Redis
20 100 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1049 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 611 (6.79%) Visual Studio
3 479 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 360 (4.00%) Subversion
5 266 (2.96%) NUnit
6 257 (2.86%) JIRA
7 242 (2.69%) Jenkins
8 225 (2.50%) Maven
9 186 (2.07%) TeamCity
10 172 (1.91%) Selenium
11 165 (1.83%) gulp
12 161 (1.79%) Grunt
13 136 (1.51%) JUnit
14 91 (1.01%) Moq
15 83 (0.92%) Ant
16 73 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
17 70 (0.78%) Eclipse
18 68 (0.76%) MSTest
19 62 (0.69%) Gradle
20 61 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1064 (11.83%) Finance
2 327 (3.64%) Marketing
3 266 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 235 (2.61%) Banking
5 219 (2.43%) Retail
6 206 (2.29%) Advertising
7 150 (1.67%) Games
8 88 (0.98%) Publishing
9 86 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 79 (0.88%) Automotive
11 68 (0.76%) Legal
12 67 (0.74%) Electronics
13 31 (0.34%) Back Office
14 26 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.29%) Music Industry
15 20 (0.22%) Military
16 16 (0.18%) Local Government
16 16 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 14 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4358 (48.45%) .NET
2 3954 (43.96%) HTML
3 3681 (40.93%) CSS
4 2939 (32.68%) ASP.NET
5 2013 (22.38%) AngularJS
6 1897 (21.09%) jQuery
7 1642 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1347 (14.98%) Web Services
9 1232 (13.70%) HTML5
10 1113 (12.37%) XML
11 1042 (11.59%) .NET Framework
12 1028 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 934 (10.38%) WCF
14 789 (8.77%) Spring
15 757 (8.42%) CSS3
16 755 (8.39%) Ajax
17 743 (8.26%) RESTful
18 701 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 674 (7.49%) Node.js
20 647 (7.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 794 (8.83%) Computer Science
2 541 (6.02%) User Experience
3 360 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 323 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 158 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 107 (1.19%) Social Media
7 91 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 84 (0.93%) Blog
9 75 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 72 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 68 (0.76%) Social Network
12 63 (0.70%) iPad
13 45 (0.50%) Fintech
14 43 (0.48%) Data Structures
15 38 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
16 37 (0.41%) BBC
17 33 (0.37%) Tandem
18 31 (0.34%) N-Tier
19 28 (0.31%) NHS
20 27 (0.30%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 868 (9.65%) Linux
2 767 (8.53%) Windows
3 338 (3.76%) Android
4 258 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 243 (2.70%) Unix
6 114 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 61 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 35 (0.39%) CentOS
10 29 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 24 (0.27%) Solaris
12 23 (0.26%) Debian
13 17 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (0.13%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.10%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.089%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3880 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3019 (33.57%) MVC
3 1797 (19.98%) TDD
4 1662 (18.48%) Web Development
5 1210 (13.45%) OO
6 1167 (12.98%) Scrum
7 950 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 857 (9.53%) Front End Development
9 719 (7.99%) BDD
10 690 (7.67%) Unit Testing
11 626 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
12 598 (6.65%) SDLC
13 575 (6.39%) OOP
14 520 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
15 503 (5.59%) Web Application Development
16 482 (5.36%) E-Commerce
17 390 (4.34%) Mentoring
18 367 (4.08%) SOLID
19 300 (3.34%) Mathematics
20 283 (3.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4510 (50.14%) JavaScript
2 4383 (48.73%) C#
3 3135 (34.86%) SQL
4 2021 (22.47%) Java
5 1190 (13.23%) PHP
6 784 (8.72%) T-SQL
7 653 (7.26%) C++
8 622 (6.92%) Python
9 561 (6.24%) VB.NET
10 465 (5.17%) Ruby
11 280 (3.11%) C
12 226 (2.51%) PL/SQL
13 168 (1.87%) VB
14 139 (1.55%) TypeScript
15 137 (1.52%) Scala
16 136 (1.51%) Perl
17 108 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 91 (1.01%) Objective-C
19 71 (0.79%) MATLAB
20 63 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1348 (14.99%) Degree
2 183 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 124 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 78 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (0.54%) PhD
6 19 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.18%) MCP
8 14 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.10%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.10%) MCSE
10 7 (0.078%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.078%) HND
10 7 (0.078%) ISEB
11 5 (0.056%) APMG
11 5 (0.056%) PMP
12 4 (0.044%) MCSD
13 3 (0.033%) MCSA
13 3 (0.033%) MCTS
13 3 (0.033%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (3.04%) QA
2 26 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.19%) WCAG
4 15 (0.17%) SLA
5 14 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.10%) HL7
7 5 (0.056%) IFRS
7 5 (0.056%) SDET
8 4 (0.044%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.033%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.033%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.033%) SEPA
10 2 (0.022%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.022%) WAI
11 1 (0.011%) PMO
System Software
1 130 (1.45%) Docker
2 28 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.27%) Firmware
4 21 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.13%) HDFS
6 10 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.067%) KVM
7 6 (0.067%) vSphere
8 5 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.033%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.022%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.011%) iptables
11 1 (0.011%) QEMU
11 1 (0.011%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.011%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 72 (0.80%) Puppet
2 53 (0.59%) Kibana
3 48 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 48 (0.53%) WSUS
4 46 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (0.48%) Ansible
6 12 (0.13%) Capistrano
7 10 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
8 7 (0.078%) cPanel
8 7 (0.078%) MOM
9 5 (0.056%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.044%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.044%) Oozie
10 4 (0.044%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.044%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.033%) Ambari
11 3 (0.033%) Packer
11 3 (0.033%) PowerCLI
11 3 (0.033%) Salt
11 3 (0.033%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1660 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 678 (7.54%) Oracle
3 187 (2.08%) Zend
4 150 (1.67%) Google
5 132 (1.47%) SAP
6 104 (1.16%) Adobe
7 84 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 83 (0.92%) Facebook
9 79 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 61 (0.68%) Talend
11 57 (0.63%) Tableau
12 51 (0.57%) Sitecore
13 47 (0.52%) Cognos
14 38 (0.42%) Twitter
14 38 (0.42%) VMware
15 32 (0.36%) Sony
16 31 (0.34%) Apple
17 30 (0.33%) IBM
17 30 (0.33%) Red Hat
18 27 (0.30%) TIBCO
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £40k per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 PA
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits: Bonus pay, Private healthc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £52000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £45k + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: UP TO 40K + BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 26 days holiday, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago