Software Developer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Software Developer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Software Developer salary in the UK excluding London is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 123 139 75
Rank change year-on-year +16 -64 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1,309 1,627 2,861
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.34% 2.55% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.75% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 1,229 1,705
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £28,875
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £35,975
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.73% +4.76% +5.60%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised 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 53,203 59,096 66,092
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 92.46% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39,145 33,223 43,046
10th Percentile £26,700 £29,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the UK excluding London

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in the UK excluding London

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in the UK excluding London

Software 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 Software Developer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 2 March 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
South East -53 293 £60,000 +14.29% 66
South West +58 248 £50,000 +2.56% 35
North of England +64 245 £50,000 -4.76% 102
Midlands +95 235 £47,500 - 49
West Midlands +111 147 £50,000 -2.44% 27
North West +58 141 £51,250 +2.50% 60
East of England +44 133 £52,500 -4.55% 27
East Midlands +30 87 £43,000 -3.37% 21
Scotland -60 76 £52,500 - 28
Yorkshire +68 69 £48,750 -11.36% 35
Northern Ireland -7 61 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North East +9 35 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Wales -13 20 £49,316 +12.08% 17
Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 763 (58.29%) C#
2 656 (50.11%) .NET
3 498 (38.04%) JavaScript
4 413 (31.55%) SQL
5 364 (27.81%) Agile
6 322 (24.60%) SQL Server
7 281 (21.47%) React
8 276 (21.08%) HTML
9 275 (21.01%) Azure
10 272 (20.78%) Degree
11 261 (19.94%) Social Skills
12 257 (19.63%) CSS
13 243 (18.56%) Software Engineering
14 225 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
15 217 (16.58%) AngularJS
16 204 (15.58%) Computer Science
16 204 (15.58%) Full Stack Development
17 199 (15.20%) Microsoft
18 196 (14.97%) MVC
19 194 (14.82%) ASP.NET
20 190 (14.51%) .NET Core
21 187 (14.29%) TypeScript
22 179 (13.67%) Java
23 174 (13.29%) Docker
24 170 (12.99%) DevOps
25 163 (12.45%) AWS
26 160 (12.22%) .NET Framework
27 155 (11.84%) Python
28 138 (10.54%) Kubernetes
29 137 (10.47%) Git

Software 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 20 (1.53%) CMS
2 12 (0.92%) Umbraco
3 9 (0.69%) IIS
4 5 (0.38%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.31%) Apache
5 4 (0.31%) OpenEdge
5 4 (0.31%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Exchange
8 1 (0.076%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.076%) Confluence
8 1 (0.076%) Drupal
8 1 (0.076%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.076%) Kentico
8 1 (0.076%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.53%) Shopify
2 2 (0.15%) Infor LN
2 2 (0.15%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 275 (21.01%) Azure
2 163 (12.45%) AWS
3 90 (6.88%) Azure DevOps
4 56 (4.28%) SaaS
5 32 (2.44%) GitHub
6 31 (2.37%) Serverless
7 29 (2.22%) GCP
8 27 (2.06%) Power Platform
9 16 (1.22%) PowerApps
10 14 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (1.07%) Microsoft 365
11 10 (0.76%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.61%) PaaS
13 7 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.38%) Azure Service Bus
14 5 (0.38%) NuGet
15 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.31%) iPaaS
15 4 (0.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.76%) LAN
1 23 (1.76%) WAN
2 19 (1.45%) Internet
3 10 (0.76%) Wireless
4 3 (0.23%) 4G
4 3 (0.23%) 5G
4 3 (0.23%) DNS
4 3 (0.23%) SSL
4 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.15%) HTTP
5 2 (0.15%) Network Security
5 2 (0.15%) SNMP
6 1 (0.076%) MQTT
6 1 (0.076%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 96 (7.33%) NoSQL
3 82 (6.26%) MySQL
4 50 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 24 (1.83%) Redis
8 16 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (0.99%) Power BI
10 12 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
13 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.46%) GIS
15 5 (0.38%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.31%) SQLite
17 3 (0.23%) Amazon Aurora
17 3 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
18 2 (0.15%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 137 (10.47%) Git
2 57 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 29 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.38%) Bitbucket
5 15 (1.15%) Maven
6 14 (1.07%) JIRA
7 10 (0.76%) PHPUnit
8 8 (0.61%) Gradle
8 8 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
8 8 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.46%) Cypress.io
10 6 (0.46%) JetBrains Rider
10 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.38%) NUnit
12 4 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.31%) Selenium
12 4 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 261 (19.94%) Social Skills
2 127 (9.70%) Finance
3 60 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.59%) Public Sector
5 39 (2.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 36 (2.75%) Automotive
7 30 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.29%) Retail
8 27 (2.06%) Electronics
9 22 (1.68%) Law
10 21 (1.60%) Banking
10 21 (1.60%) Marketing
11 18 (1.38%) Tech for Good
12 17 (1.30%) Games
13 15 (1.15%) Telecoms
14 14 (1.07%) Presentation Skills
15 12 (0.92%) Fire and Rescue
16 11 (0.84%) Health Technology
17 8 (0.61%) Legal
17 8 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 656 (50.11%) .NET
2 281 (21.47%) React
3 276 (21.08%) HTML
4 257 (19.63%) CSS
5 217 (16.58%) AngularJS
6 194 (14.82%) ASP.NET
7 190 (14.51%) .NET Core
8 160 (12.22%) .NET Framework
9 93 (7.10%) Node.js
10 92 (7.03%) Entity Framework
11 75 (5.73%) HTML5
12 70 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (5.27%) RESTful
14 66 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 62 (4.74%) Vue
16 61 (4.66%) XML
17 56 (4.28%) jQuery
17 56 (4.28%) REST
18 49 (3.74%) Web Services
19 45 (3.44%) Blazor
Miscellaneous
1 44 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (3.28%) IoT
3 42 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 29 (2.22%) Product Ownership
6 27 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.30%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
12 10 (0.76%) CUDA
12 10 (0.76%) NHS
13 8 (0.61%) Blog
13 8 (0.61%) Onboarding
14 7 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
15 6 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
15 6 (0.46%) Cloud Native
15 6 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (6.57%) Linux
2 75 (5.73%) Windows
3 32 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 27 (2.06%) Android
5 10 (0.76%) Unix
6 5 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.15%) AIX
7 2 (0.15%) VMS
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (27.81%) Agile
2 243 (18.56%) Software Engineering
3 225 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
4 204 (15.58%) Computer Science
4 204 (15.58%) Full Stack Development
5 196 (14.97%) MVC
6 170 (12.99%) DevOps
7 106 (8.10%) Mentoring
8 105 (8.02%) CI/CD
9 101 (7.72%) Microservices
10 94 (7.18%) Artificial Intelligence
10 94 (7.18%) Design Patterns
11 92 (7.03%) SDLC
12 86 (6.57%) TDD
13 84 (6.42%) Web Development
14 78 (5.96%) Front End Development
15 77 (5.88%) Scrum
16 72 (5.50%) Clean Code
17 70 (5.35%) Unit Testing
17 70 (5.35%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 763 (58.29%) C#
2 498 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 413 (31.55%) SQL
4 187 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 179 (13.67%) Java
6 155 (11.84%) Python
7 89 (6.80%) PHP
8 73 (5.58%) C
9 72 (5.50%) C++
10 49 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 39 (2.98%) VB.NET
12 35 (2.67%) VB
13 26 (1.99%) Ruby
14 23 (1.76%) JSX
15 20 (1.53%) Go
15 20 (1.53%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.07%) Rust
17 13 (0.99%) Kotlin
18 12 (0.92%) Ada
18 12 (0.92%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 272 (20.78%) Degree
2 128 (9.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.99%) Master's Degree
5 17 (1.30%) PhD
5 17 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.31%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
10 4 (0.31%) AWS Certified Developer
10 4 (0.31%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 4 (0.31%) CIPD
11 3 (0.23%) Azure Certification
11 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.23%) OCP
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.43%) QA
2 5 (0.38%) SLA
3 3 (0.23%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.23%) GDPR
4 2 (0.15%) MISRA
5 1 (0.076%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.076%) WCAG
System Software
1 174 (13.29%) Docker
2 11 (0.84%) Firmware
3 7 (0.53%) Embedded Firmware
4 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 138 (10.54%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.53%) Terraform
3 5 (0.38%) Ansible
4 3 (0.23%) MIIS
5 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.076%) Grafana
6 1 (0.076%) Kiali
6 1 (0.076%) Kibana
6 1 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 199 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 31 (2.37%) Oracle
3 29 (2.22%) Google
4 23 (1.76%) Xamarin
5 9 (0.69%) NVIDIA
6 7 (0.53%) JDA
6 7 (0.53%) Salesforce
6 7 (0.53%) SAP
7 6 (0.46%) Autodesk
7 6 (0.46%) F5
8 5 (0.38%) Databricks
8 5 (0.38%) ESRI
8 5 (0.38%) Facebook
9 4 (0.31%) Peregrine
9 4 (0.31%) YouTube
10 3 (0.23%) New Relic
10 3 (0.23%) Quadient
10 3 (0.23%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.23%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.23%) WooCommerce