Period
to 15 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Digital Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 858 792 691
Rank change year-on-year -66 -101 +95
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Developer 215 387 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 190 350 484
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £76,250 £71,250
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 131,568 157,903 166,839
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 95.93% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,883 127,278 133,684
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,960
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.25% +0.97%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Digital Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Developer in the UK

Digital Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Developer in the UK

Digital Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Developer over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Digital Developer in the UK

Digital Developer
Top 14 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 15 October 2019. 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 -25 209 £55,000 +10.00% 35
UK excluding London -4 108 £40,000 - 23
London +1 106 £70,000 +7.69% 19
South East +42 36 £40,000 -9.09% 5
South West +18 23 £40,000 +5.26% 1
East of England +84 19 £35,000 -5.41% 2
Midlands +19 14 £50,000 +36.99% 5
North of England -29 11 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Midlands +21 7 £42,500 -5.56% 5
East Midlands +16 7 £50,000 +36.99%
Yorkshire -1 7 £32,500 -2.99%
Scotland +4 5 £44,676 +19.14% 7
North West -6 3 £30,000 -25.00% 2
North East +20 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1

Digital Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 109 (50.70%) JavaScript
2 94 (43.72%) HTML
3 88 (40.93%) CSS
4 76 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (29.30%) MVC
6 59 (27.44%) Git (software)
7 57 (26.51%) C#
7 57 (26.51%) PHP
8 56 (26.05%) TDD
9 53 (24.65%) Web Development
10 50 (23.26%) .NET
11 47 (21.86%) SQL
12 43 (20.00%) MySQL
12 43 (20.00%) Finance
13 42 (19.53%) Java
13 42 (19.53%) Python
13 42 (19.53%) Azure
14 41 (19.07%) DevOps
15 40 (18.60%) AngularJS
15 40 (18.60%) OOP
16 39 (18.14%) HTML5
17 37 (17.21%) Microservices
18 35 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
18 35 (16.28%) CSS3
18 35 (16.28%) Computer Science
19 34 (15.81%) Mobile App
20 33 (15.35%) Marketing
20 33 (15.35%) AWS
21 32 (14.88%) Laravel
21 32 (14.88%) CMS

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 32 (14.88%) CMS
2 16 (7.44%) WordPress
3 14 (6.51%) Drupal
4 12 (5.58%) Confluence
5 9 (4.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (3.72%) EPiServer
6 8 (3.72%) Umbraco
7 7 (3.26%) Apache
8 5 (2.33%) IIS
9 4 (1.86%) Joomla!
10 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.93%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.93%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.47%) Documentum
12 1 (0.47%) Kentico
12 1 (0.47%) Mendix
Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Magento
2 3 (1.40%) Shopify
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (19.53%) Azure
2 33 (15.35%) AWS
3 9 (4.19%) GCP
4 6 (2.79%) npm
5 5 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.33%) GitHub
6 3 (1.40%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.47%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.47%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.47%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.58%) Intranet
2 7 (3.26%) Internet
3 6 (2.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.00%) MySQL
2 26 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.58%) Big Data
4 8 (3.72%) QlikView
4 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.33%) GIS
5 5 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.47%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Power BI
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 59 (27.44%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.16%) Subversion
3 19 (8.84%) JIRA
4 15 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.65%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.72%) webpack
7 4 (1.86%) gulp
7 4 (1.86%) Moq
7 4 (1.86%) NUnit
7 4 (1.86%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.93%) Maven
9 2 (0.93%) Mocha
9 2 (0.93%) Mockito
9 2 (0.93%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 43 (20.00%) Finance
2 33 (15.35%) Marketing
3 25 (11.63%) Banking
3 25 (11.63%) Retail
4 15 (6.98%) Advertising
5 8 (3.72%) Legal
6 7 (3.26%) Games
7 4 (1.86%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Digital Economy
8 3 (1.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (43.72%) HTML
2 88 (40.93%) CSS
3 50 (23.26%) .NET
4 40 (18.60%) AngularJS
5 39 (18.14%) HTML5
6 35 (16.28%) CSS3
7 32 (14.88%) Laravel
8 28 (13.02%) Web Services
9 27 (12.56%) React
9 27 (12.56%) REST
9 27 (12.56%) RESTful
10 21 (9.77%) ASP.NET
10 21 (9.77%) jQuery
11 20 (9.30%) React Native
12 18 (8.37%) Sass
12 18 (8.37%) SOAP
13 16 (7.44%) .NET Framework
13 16 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (6.98%) Django
15 13 (6.05%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (15.81%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.91%) Hedge funds
4 9 (4.19%) User Experience
5 8 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.26%) Social Media
7 5 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.86%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.86%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) Robotics
10 1 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.44%) Linux
2 12 (5.58%) Debian
3 8 (3.72%) Android
4 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.33%) Unix
4 5 (2.33%) Windows
5 4 (1.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.30%) MVC
3 56 (26.05%) TDD
4 53 (24.65%) Web Development
5 41 (19.07%) DevOps
6 40 (18.60%) OOP
7 37 (17.21%) Microservices
8 35 (16.28%) Computer Science
9 32 (14.88%) SDLC
9 32 (14.88%) Software Engineering
10 30 (13.95%) Mathematics
10 30 (13.95%) Unit Testing
11 28 (13.02%) OO
12 27 (12.56%) Digital Marketing
13 26 (12.09%) BDD
14 25 (11.63%) Digital Banking
14 25 (11.63%) E-Commerce
14 25 (11.63%) Fintech
15 24 (11.16%) Scrum
16 17 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 109 (50.70%) JavaScript
2 57 (26.51%) C#
2 57 (26.51%) PHP
3 47 (21.86%) SQL
4 42 (19.53%) Java
4 42 (19.53%) Python
5 23 (10.70%) ES6
6 13 (6.05%) Scala
7 12 (5.58%) TypeScript
8 10 (4.65%) Ruby
9 9 (4.19%) PHP 7
9 9 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.26%) PHP 5
11 5 (2.33%) Java 8
12 4 (1.86%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.86%) Go
12 4 (1.86%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.40%) Elixir
13 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.72%) Postgraduate
2 5 (2.33%) Degree
3 3 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.33%) Terraform
3 2 (0.93%) Ansible
3 2 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (13.95%) Google
2 29 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 9 (4.19%) Samsung
4 9 (4.19%) YouTube
5 8 (3.72%) Tableau
6 5 (2.33%) Adobe
6 5 (2.33%) Apple
6 5 (2.33%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.93%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.93%) hybris
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle
9 1 (0.47%) Demandware
9 1 (0.47%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.47%) UiPath