Developer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Developer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Developer salary in the UK excluding London is £52,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 7 10 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 11,546 7,740 15,091
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.41% 14.01% 19.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.19% 15.77% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9,661 5,670 10,297
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £56,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.08% +8.33% +9.09%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 75,991 49,070 72,896
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 88.81% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 53,059 29,227 42,783
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
Median % change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the UK excluding London

Developer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Developer in the UK excluding London

Developer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Developer in the UK excluding London

Developer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
North of England +12 3,312 £52,500 -4.55% 414
South East 0 2,523 £57,500 -4.17% 321
Midlands +6 1,952 £50,000 -9.09% 256
North West +11 1,948 £52,500 -4.55% 236
South West +4 1,538 £50,000 -7.41% 141
West Midlands +11 1,249 £50,000 -9.09% 151
Yorkshire +15 1,038 £50,000 -4.76% 124
East of England +13 943 £50,000 -11.11% 109
Scotland -16 705 £54,000 -1.82% 74
East Midlands +5 695 £50,000 -9.09% 105
Wales +12 404 £52,500 +14.75% 36
North East +4 326 £52,500 -4.55% 60
Northern Ireland 0 167 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Channel Islands - 5 £60,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 2 £36,000 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2024, Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4,139 (35.85%) C#
2 4,080 (35.34%) .NET
3 3,977 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 3,153 (27.31%) Agile
5 3,100 (26.85%) Azure
6 2,873 (24.88%) Full Stack Development
7 2,479 (21.47%) SQL
8 2,442 (21.15%) HTML
9 2,197 (19.03%) CSS
10 2,070 (17.93%) React
11 1,967 (17.04%) SQL Server
12 1,941 (16.81%) Microsoft
13 1,816 (15.73%) AngularJS
14 1,698 (14.71%) Social Skills
15 1,689 (14.63%) AWS
16 1,655 (14.33%) ASP.NET
17 1,601 (13.87%) MVC
18 1,501 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
19 1,440 (12.47%) DevOps
20 1,412 (12.23%) .NET Core
21 1,320 (11.43%) TypeScript
22 1,301 (11.27%) Microservices
23 1,275 (11.04%) PHP
24 1,238 (10.72%) Git
25 1,173 (10.16%) Degree
26 1,149 (9.95%) Software Engineering
27 1,142 (9.89%) .NET Framework
28 1,133 (9.81%) Java
29 1,106 (9.58%) Vue
30 1,101 (9.54%) Web Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 282 (2.44%) CMS
2 281 (2.43%) WordPress
3 210 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 129 (1.12%) IIS
5 126 (1.09%) Umbraco
6 97 (0.84%) Confluence
7 79 (0.68%) Apache
8 59 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 53 (0.46%) Headless CMS
10 51 (0.44%) nginx
11 50 (0.43%) OpenEdge
12 45 (0.39%) Drupal
13 44 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
14 43 (0.37%) Kentico
15 29 (0.25%) SAS
16 28 (0.24%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.16%) Microsoft Exchange
18 16 (0.14%) IBM Domino
19 14 (0.12%) Apache Solr
20 13 (0.11%) Appian
Applications
1 98 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.27%) Adobe XD
4 30 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 27 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 26 (0.23%) Simulink
7 14 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 14 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.061%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.052%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.043%) Sketch
11 4 (0.035%) Maya
11 4 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.035%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.026%) InDesign
12 3 (0.026%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.017%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.009%) Blender
14 1 (0.009%) Revit
Business Applications
1 154 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 104 (0.90%) Shopify
3 103 (0.89%) Magento
4 53 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 38 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 36 (0.31%) Siebel CRM
7 32 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 28 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.095%) Visualfiles
10 7 (0.061%) BPCS
11 6 (0.052%) Sage 200
12 5 (0.043%) IBM Planning Analytics
12 5 (0.043%) Odoo
12 5 (0.043%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.043%) Sage X3
13 4 (0.035%) Elite 3E
13 4 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (0.035%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
13 4 (0.035%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3,100 (26.85%) Azure
2 1,689 (14.63%) AWS
3 745 (6.45%) Power Platform
4 683 (5.92%) Azure DevOps
5 515 (4.46%) SaaS
6 410 (3.55%) Dynamics 365
7 373 (3.23%) Serverless
8 313 (2.71%) GitHub
9 291 (2.52%) PowerApps
10 281 (2.43%) Power Automate
11 219 (1.90%) Microsoft 365
12 175 (1.52%) Azure Functions
13 171 (1.48%) Azure Service Bus
14 165 (1.43%) Azure Logic Apps
15 142 (1.23%) GCP
16 123 (1.07%) Azure API Management
17 117 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
18 111 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
19 76 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
20 73 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 197 (1.71%) Internet
2 61 (0.53%) DNS
2 61 (0.53%) HTTP
3 49 (0.42%) Firewall
4 42 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 39 (0.34%) SSL
6 32 (0.28%) Wireless
7 27 (0.23%) Intranet
8 19 (0.16%) Network Security
9 18 (0.16%) MQTT
10 16 (0.14%) Hyperconnected
11 15 (0.13%) 5G
11 15 (0.13%) VPN
12 13 (0.11%) Broadband
12 13 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.087%) WAN
14 9 (0.078%) SMTP
15 8 (0.069%) Mobile Broadband
15 8 (0.069%) SD-WAN
15 8 (0.069%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,967 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 844 (7.31%) MySQL
3 520 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
4 495 (4.29%) Power BI
5 467 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 449 (3.89%) MongoDB
7 405 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 243 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
9 214 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 204 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 165 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
12 118 (1.02%) DB2
13 113 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 107 (0.93%) Oracle Database
15 87 (0.75%) Power Query
15 87 (0.75%) Redis
16 73 (0.63%) DynamoDB
17 69 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
18 54 (0.47%) Apache Hive
19 50 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,238 (10.72%) Git
2 398 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 270 (2.34%) JIRA
4 241 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 147 (1.27%) Bitbucket
6 121 (1.05%) GitLab
7 93 (0.81%) Selenium
8 86 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 71 (0.61%) NUnit
10 67 (0.58%) Sourcetree
11 61 (0.53%) Cypress.io
12 55 (0.48%) webpack
13 54 (0.47%) JUnit
14 51 (0.44%) Bitbucket Server
14 51 (0.44%) Jasmine
15 46 (0.40%) TeamCity
16 44 (0.38%) Visual Studio Code
17 42 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
18 38 (0.33%) gulp
19 32 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 1,698 (14.71%) Social Skills
2 1,014 (8.78%) Finance
3 460 (3.98%) Marketing
4 416 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 403 (3.49%) Public Sector
6 387 (3.35%) Retail
7 377 (3.27%) Law
8 327 (2.83%) Games
9 261 (2.26%) Manufacturing
10 242 (2.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 156 (1.35%) Legal
12 137 (1.19%) Tech for Good
13 132 (1.14%) Banking
14 119 (1.03%) Advertising
14 119 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
15 117 (1.01%) Telecoms
16 100 (0.87%) Automotive
17 87 (0.75%) Aerospace
17 87 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
18 81 (0.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,080 (35.34%) .NET
2 2,442 (21.15%) HTML
3 2,197 (19.03%) CSS
4 2,070 (17.93%) React
5 1,816 (15.73%) AngularJS
6 1,655 (14.33%) ASP.NET
7 1,412 (12.23%) .NET Core
8 1,142 (9.89%) .NET Framework
9 1,106 (9.58%) Vue
10 1,054 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 979 (8.48%) Node.js
12 936 (8.11%) Entity Framework
13 843 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 810 (7.02%) HTML5
15 757 (6.56%) RESTful
16 729 (6.31%) REST
17 716 (6.20%) Laravel
18 604 (5.23%) jQuery
19 589 (5.10%) Web Services
20 497 (4.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 490 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
2 361 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 310 (2.68%) Algorithms
4 202 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 191 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 188 (1.63%) Product Ownership
7 181 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 161 (1.39%) IoT
9 139 (1.20%) Blockchain
10 123 (1.07%) Legacy Systems
11 117 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 93 (0.81%) Virtual Reality
13 90 (0.78%) Social Media
14 85 (0.74%) Management Information System
15 77 (0.67%) Distributed Systems
16 75 (0.65%) Client/Server
17 67 (0.58%) NHS
18 65 (0.56%) Onboarding
19 63 (0.55%) Cloud Native
19 63 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 611 (5.29%) Linux
2 418 (3.62%) Windows
3 370 (3.20%) Android
4 290 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 110 (0.95%) Unix
6 34 (0.29%) Windows Server
7 31 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
8 24 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.20%) VMS
10 22 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (0.095%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.078%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (0.052%) Alpine Linux
14 5 (0.043%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.035%) AIX
15 4 (0.035%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.026%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.017%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,153 (27.31%) Agile
2 2,873 (24.88%) Full Stack Development
3 1,601 (13.87%) MVC
4 1,501 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1,440 (12.47%) DevOps
6 1,301 (11.27%) Microservices
7 1,149 (9.95%) Software Engineering
8 1,101 (9.54%) Web Development
9 983 (8.51%) TDD
10 840 (7.28%) Scrum
10 840 (7.28%) User Experience
11 813 (7.04%) CI/CD
12 796 (6.89%) Computer Science
13 795 (6.89%) Front End Development
14 662 (5.73%) Artificial Intelligence
15 649 (5.62%) Mentoring
16 618 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
17 593 (5.14%) Design Patterns
18 540 (4.68%) OO
19 536 (4.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4,139 (35.85%) C#
2 3,977 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 2,479 (21.47%) SQL
4 1,320 (11.43%) TypeScript
5 1,275 (11.04%) PHP
6 1,133 (9.81%) Java
7 881 (7.63%) Python
8 425 (3.68%) C++
9 294 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 248 (2.15%) C
11 208 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 180 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 144 (1.25%) Go
14 120 (1.04%) VB
15 114 (0.99%) Kotlin
16 110 (0.95%) PowerShell
17 95 (0.82%) Ruby
18 76 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions
19 70 (0.61%) Swift
20 58 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,173 (10.16%) Degree
2 523 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 515 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 373 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 82 (0.71%) Master's Degree
6 75 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 72 (0.62%) DBS Check
8 59 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 59 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (0.36%) PhD
10 34 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 33 (0.29%) Azure Certification
12 27 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
13 11 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.087%) HND
15 7 (0.061%) AWS Certified Developer
15 7 (0.061%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 6 (0.052%) CIPD
17 5 (0.043%) Numerate Degree
18 3 (0.026%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (3.10%) QA
2 91 (0.79%) Accessibility
3 59 (0.51%) GDPR
4 41 (0.36%) WCAG
5 40 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.10%) SLA
7 11 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.087%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.035%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.026%) California Consumer Privacy Act
10 3 (0.026%) GRC
10 3 (0.026%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.017%) HL7
11 2 (0.017%) MISRA
11 2 (0.017%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.017%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.017%) Software Quality Assurance
12 1 (0.009%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.009%) ITGC
12 1 (0.009%) NIST
System Software
1 763 (6.61%) Docker
2 51 (0.44%) Firmware
3 49 (0.42%) HDFS
4 31 (0.27%) Embedded Firmware
5 21 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 19 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.043%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.026%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.017%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (0.009%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.009%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 479 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 208 (1.80%) Terraform
3 70 (0.61%) Ansible
4 21 (0.18%) Kibana
5 10 (0.087%) Rancher
6 9 (0.078%) MIIS
6 9 (0.078%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.061%) Progress Chef
7 7 (0.061%) SCOM
8 5 (0.043%) cPanel
8 5 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.035%) Grafana
9 4 (0.035%) Puppet
9 4 (0.035%) WSUS
10 3 (0.026%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.017%) Plesk
12 1 (0.009%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.009%) Istio
12 1 (0.009%) Nagios
12 1 (0.009%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,941 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 365 (3.16%) Oracle
3 254 (2.20%) Google
4 154 (1.33%) IBM
5 125 (1.08%) Xamarin
6 120 (1.04%) Red Hat
7 119 (1.03%) Facebook
8 101 (0.87%) ServiceNow
9 90 (0.78%) Adobe
10 86 (0.74%) Salesforce
11 75 (0.65%) Databricks
12 62 (0.54%) SAP
13 60 (0.52%) Sitecore
14 58 (0.50%) Informatica
15 57 (0.49%) Apple
16 49 (0.42%) Cloudera
17 48 (0.42%) WooCommerce
18 40 (0.35%) Optimizely
19 36 (0.31%) Siebel
19 36 (0.31%) YouTube