Period
to 20 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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

Full Stack Developer
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 134 163
Rank change year-on-year +9 +29 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 488 186 527
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.82% 2.27% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.37% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 330 163 476
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,550 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £48,250
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +13.99% +7.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,431 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.47% +13.72% +1.00%

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 16,216 7,853 24,972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.66% 95.92% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11,458 6,501 20,632
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £74,975
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Full Stack Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in the South East

Full Stack Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Full Stack Developer in the South East

Full Stack Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in the South East

Full Stack 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 Full Stack Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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 -30 157 £60,000 +4.35% 42
East Sussex +34 147 £50,000 +29.03% 4
Berkshire -37 86 £60,000 -4.00% 22
Hampshire -96 86 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Buckinghamshire -18 40 £60,000 +41.18% 7
West Sussex +13 36 £48,750 -
Surrey -58 34 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Oxfordshire -18 31 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Kent -23 19 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Full Stack Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, Full Stack 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 Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 488 (100.00%) Full Stack Development
2 370 (75.82%) JavaScript
3 221 (45.29%) .NET
4 220 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
5 209 (42.83%) C#
6 207 (42.42%) HTML
7 200 (40.98%) CSS
8 187 (38.32%) AngularJS
9 185 (37.91%) React
10 170 (34.84%) SQL
11 168 (34.43%) Azure
12 152 (31.15%) PHP
13 142 (29.10%) jQuery
14 122 (25.00%) .NET Core
15 118 (24.18%) Web Development
16 105 (21.52%) Git (software)
17 102 (20.90%) Scrum
18 101 (20.70%) MVC
19 100 (20.49%) Node.js
20 91 (18.65%) Vue.js
21 87 (17.83%) ASP.NET
22 85 (17.42%) SQL Server
23 82 (16.80%) MySQL
24 81 (16.60%) TypeScript
25 79 (16.19%) Microservices
26 78 (15.98%) DevOps
27 75 (15.37%) Web Services
28 71 (14.55%) Laravel
29 66 (13.52%) SaaS
30 65 (13.32%) AWS

Full Stack 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 28 (5.74%) WordPress
2 25 (5.12%) CMS
3 19 (3.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.46%) MODX
6 8 (1.64%) IIS
7 6 (1.23%) Confluence
7 6 (1.23%) Moodle
8 5 (1.02%) Apache
8 5 (1.02%) nginx
8 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Campfire
2 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) nopCommerce
1 2 (0.41%) Shopify
2 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 168 (34.43%) Azure
2 66 (13.52%) SaaS
3 65 (13.32%) AWS
4 32 (6.56%) GitHub
5 28 (5.74%) PaaS
6 26 (5.33%) GCP
6 26 (5.33%) npm
7 23 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (4.30%) Azure Storage
9 20 (4.10%) Azure App Service
10 19 (3.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 19 (3.89%) Azure Service Bus
10 19 (3.89%) IaaS
11 12 (2.46%) Serverless
12 10 (2.05%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (2.05%) Amazon S3
12 10 (2.05%) OpenShift
13 8 (1.64%) Apigee
14 7 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (1.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.89%) DNS
1 19 (3.89%) Firewall
1 19 (3.89%) VPN
2 14 (2.87%) MQTT
3 9 (1.84%) HTTP
4 8 (1.64%) Internet
5 7 (1.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 82 (16.80%) MySQL
3 52 (10.66%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.89%) Big Data
5 14 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.23%) Data Lake
9 6 (1.23%) MS Access
9 6 (1.23%) SQLite
10 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.82%) Power BI
11 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 105 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (10.04%) Jenkins
4 33 (6.76%) Visual Studio
5 27 (5.53%) JIRA
6 19 (3.89%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (2.46%) Gradle
7 12 (2.46%) webpack
8 11 (2.25%) Mocha
8 11 (2.25%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.84%) NUnit
10 8 (1.64%) ESLint
10 8 (1.64%) GitLab
10 8 (1.64%) Maven
10 8 (1.64%) Storybook
11 7 (1.43%) JUnit
12 6 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.23%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.02%) Grunt
13 5 (1.02%) gulp
General
1 53 (10.86%) Social Skills
2 41 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.97%) Finance
4 20 (4.10%) Organisational Skills
5 18 (3.69%) Marketing
6 16 (3.28%) Advertising
7 13 (2.66%) Retail
8 10 (2.05%) Automotive
8 10 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.64%) Electronics
10 7 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.23%) Wearables
12 5 (1.02%) Banking
13 4 (0.82%) Law
13 4 (0.82%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.41%) Back Office
14 2 (0.41%) Publishing
15 1 (0.20%) Games
15 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (45.29%) .NET
2 207 (42.42%) HTML
3 200 (40.98%) CSS
4 187 (38.32%) AngularJS
5 185 (37.91%) React
6 142 (29.10%) jQuery
7 122 (25.00%) .NET Core
8 100 (20.49%) Node.js
9 91 (18.65%) Vue.js
10 87 (17.83%) ASP.NET
11 75 (15.37%) Web Services
12 71 (14.55%) Laravel
13 62 (12.70%) REST
14 57 (11.68%) Symfony
15 55 (11.27%) RESTful
16 51 (10.45%) HTML5
17 49 (10.04%) Sass
18 44 (9.02%) CodeIgniter
19 40 (8.20%) Yii
20 35 (7.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.63%) User Experience
2 40 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 11 (2.25%) Cloud Native
6 8 (1.64%) Renewable Energy
6 8 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.02%) Industry 4.0
8 5 (1.02%) Legacy Code
8 5 (1.02%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (0.82%) Cybercrime
9 4 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.82%) Legacy Applications
9 4 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.82%) Smart Home
10 3 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.92%) Android
1 24 (4.92%) Apple iOS
1 24 (4.92%) Windows
2 21 (4.30%) Linux
2 21 (4.30%) VMS
3 11 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.43%) Unix
5 1 (0.20%) CentOS
5 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (100.00%) Full Stack Development
2 220 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (24.18%) Web Development
4 102 (20.90%) Scrum
5 101 (20.70%) MVC
6 79 (16.19%) Microservices
7 78 (15.98%) DevOps
8 58 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
9 53 (10.86%) Unit Testing
10 50 (10.25%) SDLC
10 50 (10.25%) TDD
11 49 (10.04%) Test Automation
12 47 (9.63%) Computer Science
13 46 (9.43%) OO
14 38 (7.79%) Software Engineering
15 35 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (7.17%) Front End Development
16 34 (6.97%) Artificial Intelligence
16 34 (6.97%) BDD
16 34 (6.97%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 370 (75.82%) JavaScript
2 209 (42.83%) C#
3 170 (34.84%) SQL
4 152 (31.15%) PHP
5 81 (16.60%) TypeScript
6 58 (11.89%) Java
7 49 (10.04%) Python
8 25 (5.12%) ES6
9 20 (4.10%) Go
9 20 (4.10%) Ruby
10 15 (3.07%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.46%) Gremlin
12 10 (2.05%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.84%) C++
14 7 (1.43%) PHP 7
15 6 (1.23%) ES7
16 5 (1.02%) Rust
17 4 (0.82%) XPath
18 1 (0.20%) Perl
18 1 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (7.99%) Degree
2 29 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.89%) QA
2 8 (1.64%) WCAG
3 7 (1.43%) GDPR
4 3 (0.61%) GAMP
5 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 62 (12.70%) Docker
2 19 (3.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.41%) Postfix
3 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (7.99%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.25%) Kibana
3 4 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.41%) Rancher
5 1 (0.20%) logstash
5 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.20%) Terraform
5 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.28%) Telerik
3 15 (3.07%) Zend
4 14 (2.87%) Google
5 11 (2.25%) Oracle
6 8 (1.64%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.20%) Agilent
8 1 (0.20%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.20%) Rollbar
8 1 (0.20%) SAP
8 1 (0.20%) TOWER Software