The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Developer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 28117 29607 31882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.62% 30.09% 29.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.96% 31.18% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24163 26431 27875
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median 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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the UK

Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 26320 £45,000 - 4144
London -2 10930 £59,000 +5.35% 1674
South East 0 4702 £42,500 - 663
North West 0 2438 £40,000 - 441
East of England 0 2022 £45,000 +5.88% 300
South West 0 1783 £40,000 - 291
West Midlands 0 1773 £40,000 +6.66% 243
Yorkshire 0 1624 £40,000 - 318
Manchester 0 1545 £40,000 - 266
City of London 0 1473 £60,000 - 326
Hampshire 0 1059 £42,500 +6.25% 163
Scotland +2 1024 £42,500 - 126
West Yorkshire 0 939 £42,500 +6.25% 203
East Midlands 0 877 £40,000 - 168
Berkshire 0 776 £45,000 - 92
Surrey -1 744 £47,500 - 122
Bristol 0 666 £40,000 - 106
Cambridgeshire 0 663 £42,500 - 126
Leeds 0 656 £42,500 +6.25% 141
Birmingham 0 623 £42,500 +13.33% 67
Glasgow 0 609 £45,000 +11.11% 67
Hertfordshire 0 607 £46,000 +2.22% 86
Oxfordshire 0 519 £40,000 -20.00% 92
Buckinghamshire 0 495 £44,000 +3.52% 67
Cheshire 0 463 £40,000 +14.28% 82
Cambridge 0 455 £45,000 +1.12% 94
West Sussex 0 415 £40,000 -5.88% 46
East Sussex 0 407 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Edinburgh +1 381 £40,000 -5.88% 43
Nottinghamshire 0 365 £40,000 - 70

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 25124 (46.04%) JavaScript
2 23692 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
3 22001 (40.32%) C#
4 21029 (38.54%) .NET
5 20992 (38.47%) HTML
6 19257 (35.29%) CSS
7 17407 (31.90%) SQL
8 15902 (29.14%) SQL Server
9 15253 (27.95%) MVC
10 14655 (26.86%) Java
11 13278 (24.33%) ASP.NET
12 12273 (22.49%) AngularJS
13 11939 (21.88%) TDD
14 10623 (19.47%) Finance
15 9339 (17.11%) jQuery
16 8274 (15.16%) HTML5
17 8213 (15.05%) Web Development
18 8037 (14.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7807 (14.31%) OO
20 7804 (14.30%) Scrum
21 7791 (14.28%) Microsoft
22 7729 (14.16%) Git (software)
23 7054 (12.93%) Degree
24 6910 (12.66%) PHP
25 6536 (11.98%) Web Services
26 5746 (10.53%) MySQL
27 5574 (10.21%) Node.js
28 5466 (10.02%) Software Engineering
29 5341 (9.79%) Front End Development
30 5223 (9.57%) BDD

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 2236 (4.10%) CMS
2 1251 (2.29%) Apache
3 1225 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
4 1132 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 1088 (1.99%) WordPress
6 1019 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 808 (1.48%) IIS
8 778 (1.43%) Drupal
9 755 (1.38%) JBoss
10 686 (1.26%) Apache Spark
11 673 (1.23%) Umbraco
12 624 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 448 (0.82%) Confluence
14 443 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
15 388 (0.71%) Apache Solr
16 377 (0.69%) WebLogic
17 367 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
18 329 (0.60%) nginx
19 317 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 264 (0.48%) EPiServer
Applications
1 835 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 772 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 388 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 309 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 146 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 102 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 78 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 73 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 65 (0.12%) InVision
10 33 (0.060%) InDesign
11 27 (0.049%) FileZilla
11 27 (0.049%) InfoPath
12 26 (0.048%) Chatbot
12 26 (0.048%) GIMP
13 24 (0.044%) Fireworks
14 23 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
15 15 (0.027%) 3ds Max
16 13 (0.024%) Maya
17 10 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
18 9 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 658 (1.21%) Magento
2 641 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 522 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 159 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 119 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 103 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 78 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 59 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 56 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 52 (0.095%) Markit EDM
11 47 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
12 44 (0.081%) Eloqua
13 43 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
14 42 (0.077%) SAP BPC
15 40 (0.073%) NetSuite
16 37 (0.068%) SAP Hybris
17 33 (0.060%) Cognos TM1
18 32 (0.059%) Shopify
19 31 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
20 30 (0.055%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3325 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3235 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1338 (2.45%) SaaS
4 1172 (2.15%) GitHub
5 284 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 272 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 261 (0.48%) PaaS
8 257 (0.47%) Google Play
9 231 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 222 (0.41%) Office 365
11 187 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 146 (0.27%) Force.com
13 137 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 125 (0.23%) IaaS
15 100 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 96 (0.18%) Heroku
17 94 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
18 87 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
19 80 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
20 59 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1095 (2.01%) Internet
2 951 (1.74%) HTTP
3 317 (0.58%) Intranet
4 228 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 139 (0.25%) Broadband
6 130 (0.24%) FTP
7 122 (0.22%) DNS
8 113 (0.21%) Skype
9 89 (0.16%) SSL
10 64 (0.12%) SMTP
11 58 (0.11%) LDAP
12 54 (0.099%) SSH
13 52 (0.095%) Ethernet
13 52 (0.095%) Wireless
14 49 (0.090%) Firewall
15 40 (0.073%) SMS
16 39 (0.071%) AMQP
17 36 (0.066%) Extranet
18 33 (0.060%) Wi-Fi
19 31 (0.057%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15902 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 5746 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3858 (7.07%) NoSQL
4 3197 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2927 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2777 (5.09%) Relational Database
7 2636 (4.83%) MongoDB
8 2220 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
9 2062 (3.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 1953 (3.58%) Big Data
11 1707 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1483 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 1368 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
14 1239 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 1228 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
16 983 (1.80%) RDBMS
17 948 (1.74%) Hadoop
18 867 (1.59%) Redis
19 844 (1.55%) Oracle Database
20 841 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7729 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 2901 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 2285 (4.19%) Subversion
4 2203 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 2114 (3.87%) Jenkins
6 1851 (3.39%) JIRA
7 1845 (3.38%) Maven
8 1578 (2.89%) NUnit
9 1394 (2.55%) JUnit
10 1237 (2.27%) TeamCity
11 1213 (2.22%) gulp
12 1177 (2.16%) Selenium
13 1018 (1.87%) Grunt
14 660 (1.21%) Jasmine
15 650 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
16 634 (1.16%) Moq
17 599 (1.10%) webpack
18 591 (1.08%) Eclipse
19 565 (1.04%) Gradle
20 537 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 10623 (19.47%) Finance
2 3634 (6.66%) Banking
3 2604 (4.77%) Marketing
4 2373 (4.35%) Retail
5 1782 (3.27%) Games
6 1494 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 1426 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 1241 (2.27%) Advertising
9 1071 (1.96%) Front Office
10 893 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 842 (1.54%) Electronics
12 698 (1.28%) Legal
13 462 (0.85%) Publishing
14 451 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 406 (0.74%) Back Office
16 364 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 310 (0.57%) Automotive
18 292 (0.54%) Law
19 192 (0.35%) Music Industry
20 187 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21029 (38.54%) .NET
2 20992 (38.47%) HTML
3 19257 (35.29%) CSS
4 13278 (24.33%) ASP.NET
5 12273 (22.49%) AngularJS
6 9339 (17.11%) jQuery
7 8274 (15.16%) HTML5
8 8037 (14.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6536 (11.98%) Web Services
10 5574 (10.21%) Node.js
11 5124 (9.39%) CSS3
12 5051 (9.26%) .NET Framework
13 4822 (8.84%) XML
14 4734 (8.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4698 (8.61%) RESTful
16 4671 (8.56%) Spring
17 4509 (8.26%) React
18 4324 (7.92%) WCF
19 4218 (7.73%) REST
20 3419 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4804 (8.80%) Computer Science
2 4088 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
3 3476 (6.37%) User Experience
4 2531 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 2481 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1836 (3.36%) Fintech
7 1362 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1001 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 813 (1.49%) iPad
10 806 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 698 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 653 (1.20%) Hedge funds
13 550 (1.01%) Derivative
14 540 (0.99%) Social Media
15 479 (0.88%) Equities
16 457 (0.84%) Client/Server
17 410 (0.75%) Fixed Income
18 377 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
19 373 (0.68%) Management Information System
20 352 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5172 (9.48%) Linux
2 3194 (5.85%) Windows
3 2611 (4.78%) Android
4 2285 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 1579 (2.89%) Unix
6 330 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 164 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 156 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 130 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 123 (0.23%) CentOS
11 100 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 100 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 83 (0.15%) Solaris
13 73 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 67 (0.12%) Debian
14 67 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 50 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
16 42 (0.077%) Embedded Linux
17 40 (0.073%) AIX
18 28 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23692 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15253 (27.95%) MVC
3 11939 (21.88%) TDD
4 8213 (15.05%) Web Development
5 7807 (14.31%) OO
6 7804 (14.30%) Scrum
7 5466 (10.02%) Software Engineering
8 5341 (9.79%) Front End Development
9 5223 (9.57%) BDD
10 4893 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 4297 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
12 3761 (6.89%) E-Commerce
13 3734 (6.84%) SDLC
14 3732 (6.84%) Unit Testing
15 3575 (6.55%) OOP
16 3225 (5.91%) Test Automation
17 2765 (5.07%) Web Application Development
18 2731 (5.00%) Mentoring
19 2491 (4.56%) Multithreading
20 2267 (4.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25124 (46.04%) JavaScript
2 22001 (40.32%) C#
3 17407 (31.90%) SQL
4 14655 (26.86%) Java
5 6910 (12.66%) PHP
6 4511 (8.27%) Python
7 4117 (7.54%) T-SQL
8 3559 (6.52%) C++
9 2553 (4.68%) Ruby
10 2066 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 1476 (2.70%) Scala
12 1438 (2.64%) PL/SQL
13 1408 (2.58%) C
14 1075 (1.97%) TypeScript
15 1017 (1.86%) Objective-C
16 999 (1.83%) ES6
17 853 (1.56%) VB
18 755 (1.38%) Apple Swift
19 726 (1.33%) Perl
20 549 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7054 (12.93%) Degree
2 2279 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 743 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 448 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 416 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 330 (0.60%) PhD
7 278 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
8 166 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 91 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 86 (0.16%) MCP
11 76 (0.14%) MCSD
12 71 (0.13%) PMI Certification
13 62 (0.11%) HND
14 56 (0.10%) MCTS
15 43 (0.079%) DBS Check
16 42 (0.077%) MCAD
17 41 (0.075%) ISTQB
18 38 (0.070%) A+ Certification
18 38 (0.070%) Sun Certification
19 29 (0.053%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1633 (2.99%) QA
2 264 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 99 (0.18%) SLA
4 89 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 78 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 65 (0.12%) MiFID
7 51 (0.093%) WCAG
8 32 (0.059%) Basel III
9 25 (0.046%) SEPA
10 23 (0.042%) ISO 14001
11 22 (0.040%) EMIR
12 20 (0.037%) GCP
12 20 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 18 (0.033%) WAI
14 15 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
14 15 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 12 (0.022%) IFRS
16 10 (0.018%) IFRS 9
17 6 (0.011%) IAS 39
17 6 (0.011%) PMO
System Software
1 1465 (2.68%) Docker
2 117 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 95 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (0.16%) Firmware
5 63 (0.12%) Varnish
6 60 (0.11%) HDFS
7 49 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
8 37 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 32 (0.059%) Hyper-V
10 28 (0.051%) LXC
11 22 (0.040%) Apache Flume
12 18 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (0.031%) Dovecot
14 16 (0.029%) etcd
14 16 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (0.026%) VirtualBox
16 11 (0.020%) KVM
16 11 (0.020%) Shibboleth
17 10 (0.018%) vSphere
18 5 (0.009%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 524 (0.96%) Puppet
2 493 (0.90%) Ansible
3 413 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 299 (0.55%) Kibana
5 262 (0.48%) Kubernetes
6 136 (0.25%) Terraform
7 131 (0.24%) logstash
8 84 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 84 (0.15%) Control-M
9 73 (0.13%) WSUS
10 67 (0.12%) Salt
11 50 (0.092%) Grafana
12 38 (0.070%) Packer
13 34 (0.062%) Capistrano
14 27 (0.049%) Nagios
15 25 (0.046%) cPanel
15 25 (0.046%) Opsview
16 24 (0.044%) Consul
16 24 (0.044%) HAProxy
17 23 (0.042%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7791 (14.28%) Microsoft
2 4228 (7.75%) Oracle
3 1409 (2.58%) Google
4 1074 (1.97%) SAP
5 867 (1.59%) Zend
6 743 (1.36%) Xamarin
7 729 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 703 (1.29%) Adobe
9 596 (1.09%) Sitecore
9 596 (1.09%) Tableau
10 535 (0.98%) Facebook
11 463 (0.85%) IBM
12 403 (0.74%) Apple
13 359 (0.66%) Sybase
14 259 (0.47%) Twitter
15 252 (0.46%) Cognos
16 233 (0.43%) hybris
17 218 (0.40%) TIBCO
18 205 (0.38%) Red Hat
19 154 (0.28%) Informatica
Manchester, Lancashire
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Citrus Lime Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £45,000-£55,000 + 20% Non-Contributory Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Riding
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-50K (Flexible) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago