Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Digital Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 738 790
Rank change year-on-year +11 +52 -121
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Developer 480 467 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 399 444 497
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%

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 167,103 171,058 200,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,605 142,472 167,445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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 +32 451 £40,000 -11.11% 86
UK excluding London +65 291 £37,500 -6.25% 49
London -49 174 £50,000 -4.76% 39
North of England 0 82 £40,000 - 11
Midlands +35 66 £37,500 -25.00% 10
South East +38 57 £46,250 +2.78% 13
North West +2 57 £40,000 - 6
East of England +47 40 £37,500 +36.36% 7
West Midlands +21 34 £34,000 -24.44% 6
East Midlands +26 32 £37,500 -25.00% 4
South West +6 32 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Yorkshire +45 23 £35,000 +12.00% 4
Scotland -44 14 £42,500 +21.43% 2
North East -21 2 £33,750 -20.59% 1

Digital Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Digital 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 Digital Developer in the job title.

1 280 (58.33%) HTML
2 267 (55.63%) CSS
3 257 (53.54%) JavaScript
4 239 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
5 214 (44.58%) MVC
6 211 (43.96%) .NET
7 196 (40.83%) C#
8 167 (34.79%) SQL Server
9 158 (32.92%) ASP.NET
10 146 (30.42%) HTML5
11 144 (30.00%) TDD
12 139 (28.96%) AngularJS
13 133 (27.71%) Mobile App
14 126 (26.25%) Node.js
14 126 (26.25%) Google
15 125 (26.04%) CSS3
16 120 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 118 (24.58%) Android
18 106 (22.08%) Games
19 105 (21.88%) PHP
20 103 (21.46%) iPhone
21 97 (20.21%) Front End Development
21 97 (20.21%) Google Play
22 96 (20.00%) Web Development
23 91 (18.96%) jQuery
24 88 (18.33%) Web Application Development
25 84 (17.50%) KnockoutJS
26 80 (16.67%) WCF
27 76 (15.83%) Domain-Driven Design
27 76 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 64 (13.33%) CMS
2 40 (8.33%) WordPress
3 30 (6.25%) Apache
4 29 (6.04%) Umbraco
5 23 (4.79%) Drupal
6 22 (4.58%) EPiServer
7 21 (4.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.08%) Kentico
10 9 (1.88%) NServiceBus
11 5 (1.04%) bbPress
11 5 (1.04%) nginx
11 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.83%) JBoss
13 3 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.63%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.42%) concrete5
14 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.63%) InDesign
4 2 (0.42%) GIMP
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.21%) HipChat
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.29%) Magento
2 3 (0.63%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.42%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.42%) Shopify
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (20.21%) Google Play
2 42 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.33%) npm
5 14 (2.92%) GitHub
6 6 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (1.04%) SaaS
8 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.63%) IaaS
8 3 (0.63%) PaaS
9 2 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.42%) Heroku
9 2 (0.42%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.46%) Internet
2 5 (1.04%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.04%) InfiniBand
3 3 (0.63%) Intranet
4 2 (0.42%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) Extranet
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) NFC
5 1 (0.21%) Skype
5 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (34.79%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 37 (7.71%) MySQL
4 31 (6.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 24 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 23 (4.79%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.92%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.63%) Redis
10 2 (0.42%) Big Data
10 2 (0.42%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.42%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.21%) phpMyAdmin
11 1 (0.21%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 72 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.88%) Selenium
3 28 (5.83%) gulp
3 28 (5.83%) Visual Studio
4 22 (4.58%) Karma Test Runner
5 21 (4.38%) Mocha
6 20 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 20 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 20 (4.17%) webpack
7 19 (3.96%) Protractor
7 19 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (2.92%) Bower
9 14 (2.92%) Sinon.JS
10 13 (2.71%) NUnit
11 11 (2.29%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.29%) JIRA
12 9 (1.88%) Moq
13 8 (1.67%) Grunt
13 8 (1.67%) Jasmine
General
1 106 (22.08%) Games
2 74 (15.42%) Marketing
3 35 (7.29%) Finance
4 34 (7.08%) Retail
5 13 (2.71%) Banking
6 10 (2.08%) Advertising
7 4 (0.83%) Law
7 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.21%) Ukrainian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (58.33%) HTML
2 267 (55.63%) CSS
3 211 (43.96%) .NET
4 158 (32.92%) ASP.NET
5 146 (30.42%) HTML5
6 139 (28.96%) AngularJS
7 126 (26.25%) Node.js
8 125 (26.04%) CSS3
9 120 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 91 (18.96%) jQuery
11 84 (17.50%) KnockoutJS
12 80 (16.67%) WCF
13 76 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 74 (15.42%) Ninject
15 59 (12.29%) React
16 54 (11.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 50 (10.42%) Sass
18 43 (8.96%) Ajax
19 39 (8.13%) Laravel
19 39 (8.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 133 (27.71%) Mobile App
2 103 (21.46%) iPhone
3 60 (12.50%) User Experience
4 29 (6.04%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.92%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.08%) Blog
8 10 (2.08%) Fintech
9 9 (1.88%) Social Media
10 6 (1.25%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.25%) Graphic Design
10 6 (1.25%) iPad
11 5 (1.04%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.04%) VHDL
12 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.83%) Photography
12 4 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 118 (24.58%) Android
2 41 (8.54%) Linux
3 21 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.04%) CentOS
5 4 (0.83%) Unix
5 4 (0.83%) Windows
6 3 (0.63%) Debian
6 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (44.58%) MVC
3 144 (30.00%) TDD
4 97 (20.21%) Front End Development
5 96 (20.00%) Web Development
6 88 (18.33%) Web Application Development
7 76 (15.83%) Domain-Driven Design
8 74 (15.42%) Dependency Injection
9 56 (11.67%) Scrum
10 47 (9.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 47 (9.79%) Software Engineering
11 42 (8.75%) E-Commerce
12 41 (8.54%) Analytics
12 41 (8.54%) OO
13 38 (7.92%) BDD
14 35 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (7.29%) Mentoring
15 33 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (6.04%) Unit Testing
17 28 (5.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 257 (53.54%) JavaScript
2 196 (40.83%) C#
3 105 (21.88%) PHP
4 62 (12.92%) Java
5 55 (11.46%) SQL
6 25 (5.21%) Python
7 12 (2.50%) Ruby
8 11 (2.29%) ES6
9 9 (1.88%) C++
10 7 (1.46%) C
10 7 (1.46%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.46%) Scala
10 7 (1.46%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.63%) XPath
13 2 (0.42%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.42%) Clojure
13 2 (0.42%) Go
13 2 (0.42%) Groovy
13 2 (0.42%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 61 (12.71%) Degree
2 11 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (5.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) LXC
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 126 (26.25%) Google
2 36 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.04%) Sitecore
4 27 (5.63%) Adobe
5 23 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (3.96%) Cadence
7 13 (2.71%) Apple
7 13 (2.71%) Oracle
8 12 (2.50%) Zend
9 8 (1.67%) WooCommerce
9 8 (1.67%) Xamarin
10 7 (1.46%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.46%) Demandware
10 7 (1.46%) Facebook
10 7 (1.46%) Monetate
10 7 (1.46%) Optimizely
10 7 (1.46%) Qubit
11 6 (1.25%) Twitter
12 5 (1.04%) BuddyPress
13 4 (0.83%) Apigee