Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 55269 60127 63644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.21% 29.63% 28.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.51% 30.70% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 48179 54228 56597
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual 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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170014 195855 213983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.02% 96.50% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 138687 164501 175450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the UK

Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Developer in the UK

Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the UK

Developer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
England 0 51774 £45,000 - 4097
UK excluding London 0 32944 £40,000 - 2544
London -2 21450 £57,500 +4.55% 1720
South East 0 9321 £42,500 - 677
North of England 0 8388 £40,000 - 742
Midlands 0 5186 £39,000 +4.00% 355
North West 0 4731 £40,000 - 425
East of England 0 3961 £43,500 +2.35% 310
South West 0 3435 £40,000 - 287
West Midlands 0 3310 £37,500 - 184
Yorkshire 0 3264 £40,000 - 286
Scotland +2 1917 £41,000 -1.11% 110
East Midlands 0 1889 £40,000 - 170
Wales 0 619 £38,500 +2.67% 49
North East 0 396 £37,500 +7.14% 31
Northern Ireland +3 175 £37,500 - 14
Isle of Man +12 12 £45,000 -

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 25316 (45.81%) JavaScript
2 23985 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 22050 (39.90%) C#
4 21138 (38.25%) HTML
5 21051 (38.09%) .NET
6 19342 (35.00%) CSS
7 17650 (31.93%) SQL
8 15942 (28.84%) SQL Server
9 15396 (27.86%) MVC
10 15102 (27.32%) Java
11 13222 (23.92%) ASP.NET
12 12455 (22.54%) AngularJS
13 12059 (21.82%) TDD
14 11067 (20.02%) Finance
15 9382 (16.98%) jQuery
16 8380 (15.16%) HTML5
17 8233 (14.90%) Web Development
18 7996 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7912 (14.32%) Git (software)
20 7898 (14.29%) OO
21 7874 (14.25%) Scrum
22 7854 (14.21%) Microsoft
23 7076 (12.80%) Degree
24 6991 (12.65%) PHP
25 6679 (12.08%) Web Services
26 5799 (10.49%) MySQL
27 5709 (10.33%) Node.js
28 5450 (9.86%) Software Engineering
29 5440 (9.84%) Front End Development
30 5319 (9.62%) Linux

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2258 (4.09%) CMS
2 1300 (2.35%) Apache
3 1270 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1228 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1109 (2.01%) WordPress
6 1024 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 826 (1.49%) IIS
8 789 (1.43%) Drupal
9 782 (1.41%) JBoss
10 703 (1.27%) Apache Spark
11 665 (1.20%) Umbraco
12 640 (1.16%) WebSphere
13 481 (0.87%) Confluence
14 453 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
15 398 (0.72%) Apache Solr
16 384 (0.69%) WebLogic
17 366 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
18 330 (0.60%) nginx
19 311 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 264 (0.48%) EPiServer
Applications
1 884 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 771 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 400 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 329 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 151 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 106 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 78 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 76 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 63 (0.11%) InVision
10 34 (0.062%) InDesign
11 31 (0.056%) FileZilla
12 29 (0.052%) Chatbot
13 27 (0.049%) GIMP
14 25 (0.045%) InfoPath
14 25 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
15 24 (0.043%) Fireworks
16 15 (0.027%) 3ds Max
17 13 (0.024%) Maya
18 10 (0.018%) Moqups
19 9 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 660 (1.19%) Magento
2 652 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 162 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 130 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 102 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 95 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 63 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 54 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
9 52 (0.094%) Markit EDM
10 48 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
11 47 (0.085%) Eloqua
11 47 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
12 42 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
13 37 (0.067%) NetSuite
14 33 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 33 (0.060%) Shopify
15 31 (0.056%) Cognos TM1
16 30 (0.054%) SAP BPC
16 30 (0.054%) Visualfiles
17 29 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3460 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3431 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1404 (2.54%) SaaS
4 1255 (2.27%) GitHub
5 306 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 295 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 293 (0.53%) PaaS
8 278 (0.50%) Google Play
9 239 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 229 (0.41%) Office 365
11 175 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 144 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 140 (0.25%) Force.com
14 139 (0.25%) IaaS
15 103 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
16 95 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
17 93 (0.17%) Heroku
18 91 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
19 83 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
20 60 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1076 (1.95%) Internet
2 956 (1.73%) HTTP
3 304 (0.55%) Intranet
4 212 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 133 (0.24%) Broadband
6 132 (0.24%) FTP
7 130 (0.24%) DNS
8 109 (0.20%) Skype
9 94 (0.17%) SSL
10 81 (0.15%) SMS
11 70 (0.13%) SMTP
12 56 (0.10%) SSH
12 56 (0.10%) Wireless
13 55 (0.100%) Ethernet
14 50 (0.090%) Firewall
14 50 (0.090%) LDAP
15 49 (0.089%) AMQP
16 38 (0.069%) Extranet
17 36 (0.065%) ATM
18 35 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15942 (28.84%) SQL Server
2 5799 (10.49%) MySQL
3 3887 (7.03%) NoSQL
4 3240 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2977 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2880 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 2690 (4.87%) MongoDB
8 2282 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1984 (3.59%) Big Data
10 1894 (3.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 1714 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1493 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 1389 (2.51%) SQL Server 2016
14 1382 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
15 1233 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 994 (1.80%) RDBMS
17 972 (1.76%) Hadoop
18 896 (1.62%) Redis
19 880 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
20 851 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7912 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 2982 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 2302 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2193 (3.97%) Jenkins
5 2192 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 1967 (3.56%) JIRA
7 1870 (3.38%) Maven
8 1604 (2.90%) NUnit
9 1487 (2.69%) JUnit
10 1307 (2.36%) TeamCity
11 1237 (2.24%) gulp
12 1209 (2.19%) Selenium
13 1018 (1.84%) Grunt
14 670 (1.21%) webpack
15 649 (1.17%) Jasmine
16 634 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
17 629 (1.14%) Moq
18 608 (1.10%) Eclipse
19 567 (1.03%) Gradle
20 563 (1.02%) Cucumber
General
1 11067 (20.02%) Finance
2 3932 (7.11%) Banking
3 2789 (5.05%) Retail
4 2759 (4.99%) Marketing
5 1812 (3.28%) Games
6 1798 (3.25%) Investment Banking
7 1528 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 1270 (2.30%) Advertising
9 1217 (2.20%) Front Office
10 1032 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 997 (1.80%) Electronics
12 706 (1.28%) Retail Banking
13 676 (1.22%) Legal
14 483 (0.87%) Publishing
15 469 (0.85%) Financial Institution
16 405 (0.73%) Back Office
17 318 (0.58%) Automotive
18 298 (0.54%) Law
19 219 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
20 189 (0.34%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21138 (38.25%) HTML
2 21051 (38.09%) .NET
3 19342 (35.00%) CSS
4 13222 (23.92%) ASP.NET
5 12455 (22.54%) AngularJS
6 9382 (16.98%) jQuery
7 8380 (15.16%) HTML5
8 7996 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6679 (12.08%) Web Services
10 5709 (10.33%) Node.js
11 5186 (9.38%) CSS3
12 5007 (9.06%) .NET Framework
13 4877 (8.82%) Spring
14 4830 (8.74%) RESTful
15 4769 (8.63%) XML
16 4752 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4695 (8.49%) React
18 4301 (7.78%) REST
19 4269 (7.72%) WCF
20 3503 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4847 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 4095 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 3556 (6.43%) User Experience
4 2600 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2561 (4.63%) Mobile App
6 1900 (3.44%) Fintech
7 1363 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1008 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 839 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 810 (1.47%) iPad
11 790 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 668 (1.21%) Derivative
13 619 (1.12%) Hedge funds
14 545 (0.99%) Equities
15 527 (0.95%) Social Media
16 476 (0.86%) Client/Server
17 465 (0.84%) Fixed Income
18 397 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
19 391 (0.71%) Management Information System
20 378 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5319 (9.62%) Linux
2 3213 (5.81%) Windows
3 2661 (4.81%) Android
4 2319 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 1644 (2.97%) Unix
6 318 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 164 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 145 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 133 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 119 (0.22%) CentOS
11 90 (0.16%) Solaris
12 87 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 83 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 71 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 69 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 67 (0.12%) Debian
17 50 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
18 46 (0.083%) AIX
19 42 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
20 27 (0.049%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 23985 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 15396 (27.86%) MVC
3 12059 (21.82%) TDD
4 8233 (14.90%) Web Development
5 7898 (14.29%) OO
6 7874 (14.25%) Scrum
7 5450 (9.86%) Software Engineering
8 5440 (9.84%) Front End Development
9 5264 (9.52%) BDD
10 5025 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 4514 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
12 3850 (6.97%) SDLC
13 3820 (6.91%) Unit Testing
14 3708 (6.71%) E-Commerce
15 3583 (6.48%) OOP
16 3355 (6.07%) Test Automation
17 2772 (5.02%) Mentoring
18 2752 (4.98%) Web Application Development
19 2546 (4.61%) Multithreading
20 2406 (4.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25316 (45.81%) JavaScript
2 22050 (39.90%) C#
3 17650 (31.93%) SQL
4 15102 (27.32%) Java
5 6991 (12.65%) PHP
6 4630 (8.38%) Python
7 4139 (7.49%) T-SQL
8 3608 (6.53%) C++
9 2525 (4.57%) Ruby
10 2021 (3.66%) VB.NET
11 1478 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 1468 (2.66%) C
13 1452 (2.63%) Scala
14 1139 (2.06%) TypeScript
15 1057 (1.91%) ES6
16 1018 (1.84%) Objective-C
17 840 (1.52%) VB
18 754 (1.36%) Apple Swift
19 719 (1.30%) Perl
20 576 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7076 (12.80%) Degree
2 2318 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 768 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 453 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 437 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 349 (0.63%) PhD
7 279 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
8 178 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 93 (0.17%) MCP
10 86 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 82 (0.15%) MCSD
12 67 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 63 (0.11%) HND
14 55 (0.100%) MCTS
15 47 (0.085%) MCAD
16 43 (0.078%) DBS Check
17 42 (0.076%) ISTQB
18 36 (0.065%) Sun Certification
19 35 (0.063%) MCPD
20 30 (0.054%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1724 (3.12%) QA
2 291 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 103 (0.19%) SLA
4 81 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 69 (0.12%) MiFID
6 66 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 54 (0.098%) WCAG
8 35 (0.063%) Basel III
9 27 (0.049%) GCP
10 26 (0.047%) SEPA
11 23 (0.042%) EMIR
12 21 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 18 (0.033%) ISO 14001
14 16 (0.029%) Dodd-Frank
15 14 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 14 (0.025%) WAI
16 11 (0.020%) IFRS
17 10 (0.018%) IFRS 9
18 8 (0.014%) PMO
19 6 (0.011%) IAS 39
System Software
1 1561 (2.82%) Docker
2 123 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 87 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (0.15%) Firmware
5 62 (0.11%) HDFS
6 57 (0.10%) Varnish
7 50 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 33 (0.060%) Apache Flume
10 27 (0.049%) LXC
11 25 (0.045%) Hyper-V
12 19 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (0.033%) Dovecot
14 17 (0.031%) etcd
15 15 (0.027%) VirtualBox
16 11 (0.020%) Shibboleth
17 10 (0.018%) vSphere
18 9 (0.016%) Oracle RAC
19 5 (0.009%) Microsoft App-V
19 5 (0.009%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 511 (0.92%) Puppet
2 504 (0.91%) Ansible
3 391 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 289 (0.52%) Kibana
5 276 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 133 (0.24%) Terraform
7 131 (0.24%) logstash
8 80 (0.14%) Control-M
9 77 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 72 (0.13%) Salt
11 68 (0.12%) WSUS
12 43 (0.078%) Grafana
12 43 (0.078%) Packer
13 37 (0.067%) Capistrano
13 37 (0.067%) Nagios
14 28 (0.051%) Opsview
15 24 (0.043%) Consul
15 24 (0.043%) cPanel
15 24 (0.043%) Oozie
16 23 (0.042%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7854 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 4393 (7.95%) Oracle
3 1410 (2.55%) Google
4 1207 (2.18%) SAP
5 865 (1.57%) Zend
6 740 (1.34%) Xamarin
7 720 (1.30%) Adobe
8 707 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 651 (1.18%) Tableau
10 612 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 536 (0.97%) Facebook
12 503 (0.91%) IBM
13 415 (0.75%) Apple
14 407 (0.74%) Sybase
15 283 (0.51%) Cognos
16 253 (0.46%) Twitter
17 250 (0.45%) hybris
18 236 (0.43%) TIBCO
19 181 (0.33%) Red Hat
20 172 (0.31%) Informatica
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefit package and holiday all
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45K + 25 days holiday + 5% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Lots of benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Innodigital
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Macbook + Phone + Flexible Working
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-50K (Flexible) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + 4.5 day working week
Posted: 7 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Salary: £45,938 - £48,440 (PO 2-5 £31,938 to £34,440 + £14k Market Factor Unit
Posted: 4 hours ago