Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Digital Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 672 782
Rank change year-on-year -53 +110 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Developer 492 574 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 429 498 490
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £69,000
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 169,313 170,798 196,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.21% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137,019 139,608 164,995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 -37 469 £45,000 - 44
UK excluding London -40 244 £40,000 - 27
London -2 241 £62,500 +19.05% 22
North of England +7 82 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Midlands -14 57 £36,500 -2.67% 4
South East -40 54 £42,000 -4.55% 4
North West -9 51 £40,000 - 5
West Midlands +10 35 £42,500 +37.10% 2
East Midlands -13 22 £33,750 -41.30% 2
Yorkshire +15 21 £35,000 +16.67% 3
East of England +11 21 £37,500 - 1
Scotland -17 15 £37,500 -2.60% 4
South West -18 13 £40,000 - 5
North East -11 10 £38,750 +3.33%
Wales 0 2 £61,000 +121.82% 1

Digital Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 267 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (53.46%) JavaScript
3 245 (49.80%) HTML
4 240 (48.78%) C#
5 236 (47.97%) .NET
6 219 (44.51%) CSS
7 185 (37.60%) MVC
8 165 (33.54%) SQL Server
9 162 (32.93%) ASP.NET
10 158 (32.11%) TDD
11 134 (27.24%) AngularJS
12 121 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 107 (21.75%) Mobile App
13 107 (21.75%) Web Development
14 102 (20.73%) Android
15 99 (20.12%) SQL
16 94 (19.11%) Java
17 90 (18.29%) Google
17 90 (18.29%) React
18 89 (18.09%) HTML5
19 84 (17.07%) jQuery
20 82 (16.67%) DevOps
21 81 (16.46%) Games
22 77 (15.65%) Node.js
23 75 (15.24%) Web Application Development
23 75 (15.24%) User Experience
23 75 (15.24%) Front End Development
24 74 (15.04%) iPhone
25 72 (14.63%) Google Play
25 72 (14.63%) Git (software)

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 46 (9.35%) CMS
2 27 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (5.08%) WordPress
4 24 (4.88%) Umbraco
5 20 (4.07%) Drupal
6 13 (2.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (2.64%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.24%) Apache
8 10 (2.03%) Confluence
8 10 (2.03%) Mule
8 10 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.83%) Kentico
9 9 (1.83%) nginx
10 8 (1.63%) IIS
11 6 (1.22%) Sitefinity
12 5 (1.02%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.81%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.02%) GIMP
4 4 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Magento
2 8 (1.63%) Eagle PACE
2 8 (1.63%) Front Arena
2 8 (1.63%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.63%) Google Play
2 58 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (6.71%) GitHub
5 19 (3.86%) npm
6 13 (2.64%) PaaS
7 12 (2.44%) IaaS
8 11 (2.24%) Google Analytics
9 10 (2.03%) Slack
10 9 (1.83%) Office 365
11 7 (1.42%) Google Tag Manager
12 6 (1.22%) SaaS
12 6 (1.22%) Serverless
13 2 (0.41%) Algolia
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.20%) Firebase
14 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.20%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.05%) HTTPS
2 6 (1.22%) Internet
3 2 (0.41%) HTTP
3 2 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.20%) NFC
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (33.54%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 30 (6.10%) MySQL
4 15 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.03%) Big Data
5 10 (2.03%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.63%) OLTP
6 8 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.02%) Redis
9 4 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.41%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.20%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 72 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 52 (10.57%) Jenkins
3 32 (6.50%) JIRA
4 31 (6.30%) Maven
5 28 (5.69%) JUnit
6 27 (5.49%) Visual Studio
7 20 (4.07%) TeamCity
8 18 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (3.05%) gulp
9 15 (3.05%) Mocha
9 15 (3.05%) Selenium
10 13 (2.64%) Bitbucket
10 13 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.24%) Babel
12 11 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (2.24%) SonarQube
12 11 (2.24%) webpack
13 9 (1.83%) MSBuild
General
1 81 (16.46%) Games
2 62 (12.60%) Finance
3 40 (8.13%) Marketing
4 32 (6.50%) Banking
5 12 (2.44%) Publishing
6 11 (2.24%) Advertising
7 10 (2.03%) Front Office
8 8 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.22%) Retail
10 4 (0.81%) Brand Awareness
10 4 (0.81%) Legal
10 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.61%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (49.80%) HTML
2 236 (47.97%) .NET
3 219 (44.51%) CSS
4 162 (32.93%) ASP.NET
5 134 (27.24%) AngularJS
6 121 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (18.29%) React
8 89 (18.09%) HTML5
9 84 (17.07%) jQuery
10 77 (15.65%) Node.js
11 72 (14.63%) CSS3
12 69 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 65 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 62 (12.60%) WCF
15 50 (10.16%) KnockoutJS
16 49 (9.96%) Ninject
17 40 (8.13%) Web Services
18 37 (7.52%) Sass
18 37 (7.52%) Spring
19 36 (7.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 107 (21.75%) Mobile App
2 75 (15.24%) User Experience
3 74 (15.04%) iPhone
4 22 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.25%) Fintech
6 15 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.05%) Social Media
7 12 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.24%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.03%) Derivative
9 10 (2.03%) W3C
10 9 (1.83%) Equities
10 9 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.63%) Exotic Derivative
11 8 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.22%) Photography
13 5 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.81%) Graphic Design
15 3 (0.61%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 102 (20.73%) Android
2 24 (4.88%) Linux
3 23 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.42%) Unix
5 3 (0.61%) CentOS
5 3 (0.61%) Debian
5 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.41%) Windows
7 1 (0.20%) HPUX
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (37.60%) MVC
3 158 (32.11%) TDD
4 107 (21.75%) Web Development
5 82 (16.67%) DevOps
6 75 (15.24%) Front End Development
6 75 (15.24%) Web Application Development
7 68 (13.82%) BDD
7 68 (13.82%) Scrum
8 59 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (11.59%) Software Engineering
10 50 (10.16%) Domain-Driven Design
11 49 (9.96%) Dependency Injection
12 46 (9.35%) Microservices
12 46 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (8.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (7.93%) Mentoring
15 37 (7.52%) Test Automation
16 33 (6.71%) Project Management
17 32 (6.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 263 (53.46%) JavaScript
2 240 (48.78%) C#
3 99 (20.12%) SQL
4 94 (19.11%) Java
5 62 (12.60%) PHP
6 39 (7.93%) T-SQL
7 30 (6.10%) Java 8
8 25 (5.08%) Python
9 22 (4.47%) ES6
10 20 (4.07%) TypeScript
11 18 (3.66%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.85%) Scala
13 12 (2.44%) Objective-C
14 11 (2.24%) Apple Swift
14 11 (2.24%) Ruby
15 8 (1.63%) PHP 7
16 6 (1.22%) Perl
17 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.81%) Elixir
18 4 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (10.57%) Degree
2 10 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.81%) MCP
5 4 (0.81%) MCPD
5 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) SAFe Agilist
7 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.42%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (7.32%) Docker
2 5 (1.02%) LXC
3 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.02%) Ansible
2 4 (0.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.81%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (18.29%) Google
2 58 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.50%) Oracle
4 18 (3.66%) Sitecore
5 15 (3.05%) Adobe
6 11 (2.24%) Apigee
6 11 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 11 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.03%) AppDynamics
7 10 (2.03%) Splunk
8 8 (1.63%) Cadence
8 8 (1.63%) Calypso
8 8 (1.63%) Charles River
8 8 (1.63%) FXall
8 8 (1.63%) SimCorp
9 7 (1.42%) WooCommerce
9 7 (1.42%) Zend
10 4 (0.81%) Pardot
11 3 (0.61%) Twitter
12 2 (0.41%) Xamarin