Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 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
26 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 55448 59657 63593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.21% 29.56% 28.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.52% 30.63% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48207 53851 56546
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,374 £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 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
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 26 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 26 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 52035 £45,000 - 3991
UK excluding London 0 32996 £40,000 - 2504
London -2 21679 £57,500 +4.55% 1674
South East 0 9405 £42,500 - 628
North of England 0 8357 £40,000 - 765
Midlands 0 5147 £39,000 +4.00% 342
North West 0 4730 £40,000 - 436
East of England 0 3969 £44,000 +3.53% 307
South West 0 3462 £40,000 - 268
West Midlands 0 3279 £37,500 - 191
Yorkshire 0 3241 £40,000 - 293
Scotland +2 1923 £41,000 -2.38% 137
East Midlands 0 1882 £40,000 - 147
Wales 0 614 £39,000 +4.00% 38
North East 0 389 £37,500 +7.14% 36
Northern Ireland +3 176 £37,500 +4.17% 17
Isle of Man +12 12 £45,000 - 2

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 25378 (45.77%) JavaScript
2 24066 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 22075 (39.81%) C#
4 21155 (38.15%) HTML
5 21073 (38.00%) .NET
6 19367 (34.93%) CSS
7 17679 (31.88%) SQL
8 15923 (28.72%) SQL Server
9 15453 (27.87%) MVC
10 15189 (27.39%) Java
11 13210 (23.82%) ASP.NET
12 12505 (22.55%) AngularJS
13 12112 (21.84%) TDD
14 11196 (20.19%) Finance
15 9388 (16.93%) jQuery
16 8379 (15.11%) HTML5
17 8258 (14.89%) Web Development
18 7990 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7962 (14.36%) Git (software)
20 7911 (14.27%) OO
21 7904 (14.25%) Scrum
22 7835 (14.13%) Microsoft
23 7086 (12.78%) Degree
24 7009 (12.64%) PHP
25 6677 (12.04%) Web Services
26 5821 (10.50%) MySQL
27 5758 (10.38%) Node.js
28 5485 (9.89%) Front End Development
29 5441 (9.81%) Software Engineering
30 5384 (9.71%) 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 2263 (4.08%) CMS
2 1324 (2.39%) Apache
3 1271 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
4 1259 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1112 (2.01%) WordPress
6 1018 (1.84%) SharePoint
7 833 (1.50%) IIS
8 791 (1.43%) Drupal
9 789 (1.42%) JBoss
10 704 (1.27%) Apache Spark
11 665 (1.20%) Umbraco
12 646 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 494 (0.89%) Confluence
14 451 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
15 400 (0.72%) Apache Solr
16 380 (0.69%) WebLogic
17 367 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
18 326 (0.59%) nginx
19 307 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 262 (0.47%) EPiServer
Applications
1 894 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 766 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 400 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 329 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 150 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 104 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 78 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 77 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 62 (0.11%) InVision
10 36 (0.065%) FileZilla
11 33 (0.060%) InDesign
12 30 (0.054%) 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 (0.023%) Maya
18 10 (0.018%) Moqups
19 9 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 672 (1.21%) Magento
2 649 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 167 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 132 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 108 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 97 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 63 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 53 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
9 51 (0.092%) Markit EDM
10 48 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
10 48 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
11 47 (0.085%) Eloqua
12 44 (0.079%) SAP Hybris
13 34 (0.061%) NetSuite
14 33 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 33 (0.060%) Shopify
15 30 (0.054%) Adobe Campaign
15 30 (0.054%) Cognos TM1
16 28 (0.050%) SAP BPC
16 28 (0.050%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3481 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3468 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1409 (2.54%) SaaS
4 1267 (2.29%) GitHub
5 312 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 295 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 293 (0.53%) PaaS
8 277 (0.50%) Google Play
9 246 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 228 (0.41%) Office 365
11 169 (0.30%) Google Analytics
12 146 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 144 (0.26%) IaaS
14 143 (0.26%) Force.com
15 104 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
16 98 (0.18%) Heroku
17 95 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
17 95 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
18 81 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 58 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1068 (1.93%) Internet
2 956 (1.72%) HTTP
3 305 (0.55%) Intranet
4 212 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 134 (0.24%) Broadband
6 133 (0.24%) FTP
7 129 (0.23%) DNS
8 106 (0.19%) Skype
9 95 (0.17%) SSL
10 85 (0.15%) SMS
11 74 (0.13%) SMTP
12 60 (0.11%) SSH
13 56 (0.10%) Ethernet
13 56 (0.10%) Wireless
14 54 (0.097%) AMQP
15 50 (0.090%) Firewall
16 49 (0.088%) LDAP
17 40 (0.072%) Extranet
18 38 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
19 36 (0.065%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15923 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 5821 (10.50%) MySQL
3 3900 (7.03%) NoSQL
4 3241 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2977 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2895 (5.22%) Relational Database
7 2702 (4.87%) MongoDB
8 2286 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1981 (3.57%) Big Data
10 1864 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 1699 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1491 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 1422 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 1411 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
15 1221 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 996 (1.80%) RDBMS
17 974 (1.76%) Hadoop
18 901 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
19 898 (1.62%) Redis
20 846 (1.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7962 (14.36%) Git (software)
2 2996 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 2312 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2174 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 2168 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 2007 (3.62%) JIRA
7 1865 (3.36%) Maven
8 1611 (2.91%) NUnit
9 1503 (2.71%) JUnit
10 1326 (2.39%) TeamCity
11 1250 (2.25%) gulp
12 1217 (2.19%) Selenium
13 1015 (1.83%) Grunt
14 689 (1.24%) webpack
15 654 (1.18%) Jasmine
16 635 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
17 627 (1.13%) Moq
18 611 (1.10%) Eclipse
19 577 (1.04%) Cucumber
20 554 (1.00%) Gradle
General
1 11196 (20.19%) Finance
2 4023 (7.26%) Banking
3 2926 (5.28%) Retail
4 2821 (5.09%) Marketing
5 1909 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 1837 (3.31%) Games
7 1581 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 1276 (2.30%) Advertising
9 1258 (2.27%) Front Office
10 1071 (1.93%) Manufacturing
11 1047 (1.89%) Electronics
12 826 (1.49%) Retail Banking
13 666 (1.20%) Legal
14 489 (0.88%) Publishing
15 474 (0.85%) Financial Institution
16 409 (0.74%) Back Office
17 332 (0.60%) Automotive
18 284 (0.51%) Law
19 230 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 187 (0.34%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21155 (38.15%) HTML
2 21073 (38.00%) .NET
3 19367 (34.93%) CSS
4 13210 (23.82%) ASP.NET
5 12505 (22.55%) AngularJS
6 9388 (16.93%) jQuery
7 8379 (15.11%) HTML5
8 7990 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6677 (12.04%) Web Services
10 5758 (10.38%) Node.js
11 5211 (9.40%) CSS3
12 4997 (9.01%) .NET Framework
13 4906 (8.85%) Spring
14 4894 (8.83%) RESTful
15 4782 (8.62%) XML
16 4773 (8.61%) React
17 4750 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
18 4342 (7.83%) REST
19 4265 (7.69%) WCF
20 3531 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4880 (8.80%) Computer Science
2 4124 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
3 3599 (6.49%) User Experience
4 2632 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2561 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 1914 (3.45%) Fintech
7 1378 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1023 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 855 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 823 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 789 (1.42%) iPad
12 701 (1.26%) Derivative
13 618 (1.11%) Hedge funds
14 561 (1.01%) Equities
15 526 (0.95%) Social Media
16 472 (0.85%) Client/Server
17 471 (0.85%) Fixed Income
18 404 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
19 397 (0.72%) Management Information System
20 386 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5384 (9.71%) Linux
2 3240 (5.84%) Windows
3 2663 (4.80%) Android
4 2310 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1685 (3.04%) Unix
6 320 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 163 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 143 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 130 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 115 (0.21%) CentOS
11 93 (0.17%) Solaris
12 84 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 79 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 71 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 69 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 68 (0.12%) Debian
17 48 (0.087%) AIX
17 48 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
18 42 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
19 28 (0.050%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24066 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 15453 (27.87%) MVC
3 12112 (21.84%) TDD
4 8258 (14.89%) Web Development
5 7911 (14.27%) OO
6 7904 (14.25%) Scrum
7 5485 (9.89%) Front End Development
8 5441 (9.81%) Software Engineering
9 5272 (9.51%) BDD
10 5066 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
11 4547 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
12 3891 (7.02%) SDLC
13 3857 (6.96%) Unit Testing
14 3674 (6.63%) E-Commerce
15 3599 (6.49%) OOP
16 3393 (6.12%) Test Automation
17 2788 (5.03%) Mentoring
18 2760 (4.98%) Web Application Development
19 2579 (4.65%) Multithreading
20 2445 (4.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25378 (45.77%) JavaScript
2 22075 (39.81%) C#
3 17679 (31.88%) SQL
4 15189 (27.39%) Java
5 7009 (12.64%) PHP
6 4685 (8.45%) Python
7 4134 (7.46%) T-SQL
8 3655 (6.59%) C++
9 2521 (4.55%) Ruby
10 2018 (3.64%) VB.NET
11 1499 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 1486 (2.68%) C
13 1455 (2.62%) Scala
14 1156 (2.08%) TypeScript
15 1061 (1.91%) ES6
16 1019 (1.84%) Objective-C
17 845 (1.52%) VB
18 756 (1.36%) Apple Swift
19 724 (1.31%) Perl
20 579 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7086 (12.78%) Degree
2 2332 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 769 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 449 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 431 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 351 (0.63%) PhD
7 269 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
8 179 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 93 (0.17%) MCP
10 83 (0.15%) MCSD
11 82 (0.15%) DV Cleared
12 66 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 63 (0.11%) HND
14 55 (0.099%) MCTS
15 47 (0.085%) MCAD
16 43 (0.078%) DBS Check
16 43 (0.078%) ISTQB
17 35 (0.063%) MCPD
18 33 (0.060%) Sun Certification
19 29 (0.052%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1753 (3.16%) QA
2 295 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 103 (0.19%) SLA
4 81 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 66 (0.12%) MiFID
6 62 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 54 (0.097%) WCAG
8 36 (0.065%) Basel III
9 29 (0.052%) GCP
9 29 (0.052%) SEPA
10 23 (0.041%) EMIR
11 21 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 17 (0.031%) ISO 14001
13 15 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
13 15 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (0.025%) WAI
15 10 (0.018%) IFRS
16 9 (0.016%) PMO
17 8 (0.014%) IFRS 9
18 6 (0.011%) IAS 39
System Software
1 1573 (2.84%) Docker
2 121 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 86 (0.16%) Firmware
4 84 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (0.12%) HDFS
6 55 (0.099%) Varnish
7 50 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
8 37 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 34 (0.061%) Apache Flume
10 26 (0.047%) LXC
11 22 (0.040%) Hyper-V
12 18 (0.032%) Dovecot
12 18 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (0.031%) etcd
14 15 (0.027%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.020%) Shibboleth
16 9 (0.016%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.016%) vSphere
17 5 (0.009%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.009%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 505 (0.91%) Puppet
2 492 (0.89%) Ansible
3 380 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 285 (0.51%) Kibana
5 277 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 129 (0.23%) logstash
7 128 (0.23%) Terraform
8 80 (0.14%) Control-M
9 76 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 73 (0.13%) Salt
11 67 (0.12%) WSUS
12 44 (0.079%) Packer
13 43 (0.078%) Grafana
14 39 (0.070%) Nagios
15 37 (0.067%) Capistrano
16 31 (0.056%) Opsview
17 26 (0.047%) Oozie
18 24 (0.043%) Consul
18 24 (0.043%) cPanel
19 23 (0.041%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7835 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 4454 (8.03%) Oracle
3 1401 (2.53%) Google
4 1257 (2.27%) SAP
5 865 (1.56%) Zend
6 754 (1.36%) Xamarin
7 715 (1.29%) Adobe
8 702 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 646 (1.17%) Tableau
10 615 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 536 (0.97%) Facebook
12 520 (0.94%) IBM
13 430 (0.78%) Apple
14 416 (0.75%) Sybase
15 293 (0.53%) Cognos
16 257 (0.46%) hybris
17 248 (0.45%) Twitter
18 238 (0.43%) TIBCO
19 172 (0.31%) Informatica
20 171 (0.31%) Red Hat
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Free Gym Membership
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Lots of benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Hrg (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £250000 - £350000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £45k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 30 minutes ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago