Period
to 4 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Digital Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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

Digital Developer
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 719 835 715
Rank change year-on-year +116 -120 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Developer 155 259 505
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 158 237 426
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £30,375
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 82,921 137,077 165,001
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.97% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66,452 108,889 134,048
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Digital Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Developer in the UK

Digital Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Digital Developer.

Salary trend for Digital Developer in the UK

Digital Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Digital Developer over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Digital Developer in the UK

Digital Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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 +86 136 £67,500 +12.50% 18
London +136 103 £72,500 +3.57% 6
UK excluding London +98 49 £40,000 - 12
Work from Home +74 21 £70,000 +12.00% 2
North of England +118 11 £62,500 +56.25% 6
Wales - 10 £40,000 -
South East +54 8 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +100 7 £52,500 +55.56% 2
East of England +80 5 £57,500 +30.26%
South West +73 5 £37,750 -1.95% 2
Scotland +72 5 £34,000 -56.13%
Midlands +89 4 £34,500 -31.00%
North West +80 4 £65,000 +62.50% 4
West Midlands +73 4 £34,500 -34.29%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Digital Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, Digital Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Digital Developer in the job title.

1 88 (56.77%) Java
2 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (53.55%) JavaScript
4 65 (41.94%) TDD
5 54 (34.84%) CSS
6 52 (33.55%) Microservices
7 50 (32.26%) HTML
8 48 (30.97%) Docker
9 44 (28.39%) DevOps
9 44 (28.39%) Web Development
10 37 (23.87%) Spring
11 36 (23.23%) MySQL
12 35 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (21.94%) AngularJS
14 33 (21.29%) Kafka
14 33 (21.29%) Kubernetes
15 32 (20.65%) PHP
16 31 (20.00%) Kotlin
17 29 (18.71%) Finance
17 29 (18.71%) HTML5
18 28 (18.06%) Banking
18 28 (18.06%) React Native
19 27 (17.42%) SQL
19 27 (17.42%) Scala
19 27 (17.42%) Mobile App
20 26 (16.77%) Analytics
21 25 (16.13%) Python
21 25 (16.13%) React
22 24 (15.48%) AWS
22 24 (15.48%) BDD

Digital 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 10 (6.45%) CMS
2 7 (4.52%) Mule
3 5 (3.23%) WordPress
4 4 (2.58%) Apache
5 3 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (5.81%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.58%) Adobe XD
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Magento
1 2 (1.29%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.48%) AWS
2 13 (8.39%) Azure
3 6 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.58%) GitHub
5 2 (1.29%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.29%) Firebase
5 2 (1.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.29%) IaaS
5 2 (1.29%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Logic Apps
5 2 (1.29%) Office 365
5 2 (1.29%) PaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Power Automate
5 2 (1.29%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.29%) PowerApps
5 2 (1.29%) Serverless
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) Network Security
2 2 (1.29%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.29%) Extranet
2 2 (1.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.23%) MySQL
2 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.97%) MongoDB
4 16 (10.32%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.81%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.52%) Big Data
7 5 (3.23%) Redis
8 4 (2.58%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.29%) SQLite
11 1 (0.65%) Flink
11 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (13.55%) Git (software)
1 21 (13.55%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.03%) JUnit
3 9 (5.81%) Selenium
4 8 (5.16%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.23%) JBehave
6 4 (2.58%) Mockito
7 3 (1.94%) Grunt
7 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.94%) Mocha
7 3 (1.94%) NUnit
7 3 (1.94%) webpack
8 2 (1.29%) Appium
8 2 (1.29%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.29%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.29%) fastlane
8 2 (1.29%) Maven
8 2 (1.29%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.65%) Gradle
General
1 29 (18.71%) Finance
2 28 (18.06%) Banking
3 8 (5.16%) Marketing
4 6 (3.87%) Advertising
5 4 (2.58%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.94%) Electronics
6 3 (1.94%) Retail
6 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.29%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.65%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.84%) CSS
2 50 (32.26%) HTML
3 37 (23.87%) Spring
4 34 (21.94%) AngularJS
5 33 (21.29%) Kafka
6 29 (18.71%) HTML5
7 28 (18.06%) React Native
8 25 (16.13%) React
9 24 (15.48%) CSS3
10 23 (14.84%) Spring Boot
11 18 (11.61%) .NET
11 18 (11.61%) Apache Cordova
11 18 (11.61%) Ionic Framework
11 18 (11.61%) NativeScript
11 18 (11.61%) PhoneGap
12 17 (10.97%) Laravel
13 15 (9.68%) REST
14 14 (9.03%) Node.js
15 13 (8.39%) Symfony
16 12 (7.74%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Mobile App
2 18 (11.61%) User Experience
3 9 (5.81%) Graphic Design
4 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.16%) Digital Media
4 8 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.52%) Social Network
6 6 (3.87%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.29%) NHS
8 2 (1.29%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.16%) Linux
2 3 (1.94%) VMS
3 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.29%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) CentOS
4 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.94%) TDD
3 52 (33.55%) Microservices
4 44 (28.39%) DevOps
4 44 (28.39%) Web Development
5 35 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (16.77%) Analytics
7 24 (15.48%) BDD
8 19 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (12.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 19 (12.26%) Pair Programming
9 18 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (11.61%) Data Analytics
9 18 (11.61%) Infrastructure as Code
10 17 (10.97%) Digital Banking
11 16 (10.32%) Multithreading
11 16 (10.32%) MVC
12 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
12 15 (9.68%) Scrum
13 12 (7.74%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 88 (56.77%) Java
2 83 (53.55%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.65%) PHP
4 31 (20.00%) Kotlin
5 27 (17.42%) Scala
5 27 (17.42%) SQL
6 25 (16.13%) Python
7 18 (11.61%) Clojure
8 16 (10.32%) C#
8 16 (10.32%) Go
9 11 (7.10%) Elixir
9 11 (7.10%) Java 8
10 10 (6.45%) Ruby
11 9 (5.81%) ES6
12 5 (3.23%) Groovy
13 4 (2.58%) Erlang
13 4 (2.58%) Haskell
13 4 (2.58%) Java 9
13 4 (2.58%) Rust
14 3 (1.94%) ES8
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) Degree
2 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.94%) MCSD
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.65%) QA
1 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (30.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (21.29%) Kubernetes
2 19 (12.26%) Terraform
3 4 (2.58%) Istio
Vendors
1 12 (7.74%) Adobe
2 10 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.81%) Google
4 6 (3.87%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.23%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.58%) Oracle
7 3 (1.94%) Zend
8 2 (1.29%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.29%) Splunk
9 1 (0.65%) IBM