Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Thames Valley during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Developer
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,768 3,635 4,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 30.51% 27.12% 26.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.71% 28.15% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,484 3,390 4,617
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. 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
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies in the Thames Valley with a recognized job title 11,881 12,915 17,408
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.37% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9,644 10,291 14,166
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the Thames Valley

Developer
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Developer in the Thames Valley

Developer
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in the Thames Valley

Developer
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Berkshire 0 1,750 £47,500 +5.56% 251
Oxfordshire 0 1,139 £43,000 +1.18% 232
Buckinghamshire 0 904 £44,000 +4.76% 138
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Thames Valley region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1,963 (52.10%) JavaScript
2 1,719 (45.62%) C#
3 1,644 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1,608 (42.68%) .NET
5 1,590 (42.20%) HTML
6 1,496 (39.70%) CSS
7 1,233 (32.72%) SQL Server
8 1,228 (32.59%) SQL
8 1,228 (32.59%) MVC
9 1,062 (28.18%) Java
10 1,004 (26.65%) ASP.NET
11 903 (23.96%) jQuery
12 900 (23.89%) AngularJS
13 749 (19.88%) TDD
14 633 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 577 (15.31%) Degree
16 561 (14.89%) Microsoft
17 559 (14.84%) Web Development
18 554 (14.70%) Git (software)
19 538 (14.28%) Web Services
20 535 (14.20%) Scrum
21 503 (13.35%) Node.js
22 477 (12.66%) OO
23 471 (12.50%) HTML5
24 457 (12.13%) Spring
25 455 (12.08%) Python
26 437 (11.60%) RESTful
27 412 (10.93%) MySQL
28 400 (10.62%) PHP
29 391 (10.38%) BDD

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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
1 264 (7.01%) CMS
2 95 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 91 (2.42%) IIS
4 78 (2.07%) Apache
5 76 (2.02%) Umbraco
6 65 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
7 64 (1.70%) WordPress
8 52 (1.38%) Drupal
9 49 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 45 (1.19%) Confluence
11 43 (1.14%) SharePoint
12 35 (0.93%) EPiServer
13 32 (0.85%) JBoss
14 26 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 24 (0.64%) NServiceBus
16 22 (0.58%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.50%) Apache Spark
18 18 (0.48%) nginx
18 18 (0.48%) Sitefinity
19 15 (0.40%) DNN
Applications
1 46 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (0.90%) Chatbot
3 32 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.080%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.080%) Blender
9 3 (0.080%) InDesign
9 3 (0.080%) InVision
9 3 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.027%) Maya
10 1 (0.027%) MotionBuilder
10 1 (0.027%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.64%) Magento
4 13 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.24%) BusinessWare
7 6 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.16%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.11%) Shopify
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.080%) SAP EHS
10 3 (0.080%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.027%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.027%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.027%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 243 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (2.57%) SaaS
4 52 (1.38%) GitHub
5 30 (0.80%) npm
6 28 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
8 17 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
9 14 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (0.35%) Office 365
10 13 (0.35%) Serverless
11 12 (0.32%) Force.com
12 11 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.24%) OpenShift
13 9 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 7 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.19%) PaaS
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
17 4 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 184 (4.88%) Internet
2 54 (1.43%) HTTP
3 42 (1.11%) Intranet
4 23 (0.61%) Broadband
4 23 (0.61%) Wireless
5 20 (0.53%) AMQP
6 17 (0.45%) DNS
7 16 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
9 11 (0.29%) Extranet
9 11 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.24%) SMS
11 7 (0.19%) LAN
11 7 (0.19%) WAN
12 6 (0.16%) Firewall
12 6 (0.16%) Skype
12 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.16%) ZigBee
13 4 (0.11%) LDAP
13 4 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,233 (32.72%) SQL Server
2 412 (10.93%) MySQL
3 370 (9.82%) NoSQL
4 214 (5.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 190 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 153 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 142 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
8 129 (3.42%) Big Data
9 123 (3.26%) MongoDB
10 112 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 94 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 76 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
13 59 (1.57%) Power BI
14 55 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 53 (1.41%) Oracle Database
16 48 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 46 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 45 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 45 (1.19%) RDBMS
19 40 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 554 (14.70%) Git (software)
2 264 (7.01%) Visual Studio
3 234 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 165 (4.38%) Subversion
5 158 (4.19%) Jenkins
6 107 (2.84%) JIRA
7 101 (2.68%) Maven
8 82 (2.18%) JUnit
9 80 (2.12%) Selenium
10 66 (1.75%) gulp
11 65 (1.73%) Eclipse
12 55 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 50 (1.33%) webpack
14 41 (1.09%) Ant
14 41 (1.09%) Bitbucket
14 41 (1.09%) NUnit
14 41 (1.09%) TeamCity
15 37 (0.98%) MSTest
16 33 (0.88%) Jasmine
17 31 (0.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 323 (8.57%) Finance
2 128 (3.40%) Games
3 126 (3.34%) Marketing
4 111 (2.95%) Retail
5 99 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 67 (1.78%) Advertising
7 66 (1.75%) Banking
8 37 (0.98%) Music Industry
8 37 (0.98%) Publishing
9 31 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 24 (0.64%) Electronics
11 18 (0.48%) Billing
12 17 (0.45%) Legal
13 14 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 13 (0.35%) Back Office
14 13 (0.35%) Law
15 8 (0.21%) Automotive
16 6 (0.16%) Arabic Language
16 6 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,608 (42.68%) .NET
2 1,590 (42.20%) HTML
3 1,496 (39.70%) CSS
4 1,004 (26.65%) ASP.NET
5 903 (23.96%) jQuery
6 900 (23.89%) AngularJS
7 633 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 538 (14.28%) Web Services
9 503 (13.35%) Node.js
10 471 (12.50%) HTML5
11 457 (12.13%) Spring
12 437 (11.60%) RESTful
13 373 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 359 (9.53%) .NET Framework
15 358 (9.50%) WCF
16 352 (9.34%) React
17 342 (9.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 326 (8.65%) XML
19 302 (8.01%) CSS3
20 290 (7.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 354 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 268 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
3 195 (5.18%) User Experience
4 183 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 149 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 125 (3.32%) Mobile App
7 66 (1.75%) Fintech
8 47 (1.25%) Social Media
9 45 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 38 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 33 (0.88%) BBC
12 27 (0.72%) RIA
13 23 (0.61%) Mainframe
14 19 (0.50%) Smartphone
15 18 (0.48%) Reinsurance
16 16 (0.42%) Tandem
17 15 (0.40%) Data Structures
17 15 (0.40%) iPad
17 15 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
18 13 (0.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 374 (9.93%) Linux
2 259 (6.87%) Windows
3 97 (2.57%) Apple iOS
4 84 (2.23%) Android
5 77 (2.04%) Unix
6 31 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 30 (0.80%) AIX
8 27 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 23 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 18 (0.48%) CentOS
11 16 (0.42%) Debian
12 15 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.053%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.053%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.027%) HPUX
14 1 (0.027%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.027%) Solaris
14 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.027%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,644 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,228 (32.59%) MVC
3 749 (19.88%) TDD
4 559 (14.84%) Web Development
5 535 (14.20%) Scrum
6 477 (12.66%) OO
7 391 (10.38%) BDD
8 337 (8.94%) Software Engineering
8 337 (8.94%) Unit Testing
9 324 (8.60%) Front End Development
10 307 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
11 289 (7.67%) Web Application Development
12 256 (6.79%) SDLC
13 222 (5.89%) Microservices
14 217 (5.76%) Mentoring
15 205 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
16 204 (5.41%) Test Automation
17 197 (5.23%) OOP
18 175 (4.64%) Mathematics
19 164 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,963 (52.10%) JavaScript
2 1,719 (45.62%) C#
3 1,228 (32.59%) SQL
4 1,062 (28.18%) Java
5 455 (12.08%) Python
6 400 (10.62%) PHP
7 266 (7.06%) C++
8 216 (5.73%) T-SQL
9 194 (5.15%) Ruby
10 149 (3.95%) VB.NET
11 127 (3.37%) C
12 126 (3.34%) TypeScript
13 61 (1.62%) Perl
14 54 (1.43%) VB
15 52 (1.38%) Scala
16 48 (1.27%) Apex Code
17 47 (1.25%) R
18 41 (1.09%) Bash Shell
19 38 (1.01%) PowerShell
20 31 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 577 (15.31%) Degree
2 174 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (1.01%) PhD
5 34 (0.90%) Master's Degree
6 29 (0.77%) Security Cleared
7 24 (0.64%) MCP
7 24 (0.64%) MCPD
8 14 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.29%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.27%) MCTS
11 5 (0.13%) MCSD
11 5 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.11%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.080%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.080%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.053%) ISEB
14 2 (0.053%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.027%) HND
15 1 (0.027%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (2.87%) QA
2 23 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.29%) GAMP
4 8 (0.21%) GDPR
5 6 (0.16%) SLA
6 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.053%) HL7
7 2 (0.053%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.027%) COSHH
8 1 (0.027%) GCP
8 1 (0.027%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.027%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 160 (4.25%) Docker
2 33 (0.88%) HDFS
3 12 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.29%) Firmware
5 10 (0.27%) vSphere
6 9 (0.24%) KVM
6 9 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (0.64%) Ansible
2 22 (0.58%) Terraform
3 9 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (0.24%) Nagios
3 9 (0.24%) Puppet
4 8 (0.21%) HAProxy
5 6 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.13%) cPanel
6 5 (0.13%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.11%) Oozie
8 2 (0.053%) Kibana
8 2 (0.053%) Mesos
8 2 (0.053%) Packer
8 2 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.027%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.027%) Rancher
Vendors
1 561 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 265 (7.03%) Oracle
3 93 (2.47%) Google
4 84 (2.23%) Capita
5 78 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 65 (1.73%) Xamarin
7 52 (1.38%) SAP
7 52 (1.38%) Sitecore
8 51 (1.35%) Facebook
9 42 (1.11%) Adobe
10 41 (1.09%) Apple
11 36 (0.96%) Twitter
12 35 (0.93%) Telerik
13 33 (0.88%) Sony
13 33 (0.88%) Yahoo!
14 31 (0.82%) webMethods
15 28 (0.74%) Sophos
16 27 (0.72%) Zend
17 23 (0.61%) IBM
18 21 (0.56%) Tableau