Period
to 24 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Digital Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 657 762 749
Rank change year-on-year +105 -13 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Developer 571 511 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 488 476 557
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 167021 185908 212504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133911 156207 176083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 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 +86 541 £42,500 -5.56% 20
UK excluding London +129 309 £40,000 - 13
London -7 238 £52,500 - 8
North of England +35 93 £39,250 -1.88% 2
South East +82 77 £44,000 +3.53% 3
Midlands +79 73 £42,500 +3.03% 4
North West +8 60 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +48 37 £60,000 +50.00% 2
East of England +42 37 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +40 36 £31,500 -35.38% 2
Yorkshire +28 29 £35,000 -
South West +3 23 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Scotland -7 6 £38,750 +3.33% 1
North East +15 4 £38,000 -10.59%

Digital Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, 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.

1 328 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (55.69%) JavaScript
3 272 (47.64%) HTML
4 269 (47.11%) CSS
5 256 (44.83%) .NET
6 234 (40.98%) C#
7 228 (39.93%) TDD
8 215 (37.65%) MVC
9 181 (31.70%) SQL Server
10 162 (28.37%) Node.js
11 159 (27.85%) ASP.NET
12 158 (27.67%) AngularJS
13 138 (24.17%) Mobile App
14 135 (23.64%) HTML5
15 132 (23.12%) Web Development
16 127 (22.24%) PHP
17 123 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 119 (20.84%) iPhone
19 115 (20.14%) Finance
20 112 (19.61%) Android
21 107 (18.74%) CSS3
22 105 (18.39%) Google
22 105 (18.39%) WCF
23 103 (18.04%) Marketing
24 102 (17.86%) Front End Development
25 101 (17.69%) Scrum
26 100 (17.51%) CMS
27 98 (17.16%) Google Play
28 95 (16.64%) Games
29 94 (16.46%) OO

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
1 100 (17.51%) CMS
2 54 (9.46%) WordPress
3 39 (6.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 35 (6.13%) Drupal
5 27 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (4.55%) Umbraco
7 24 (4.20%) EPiServer
8 13 (2.28%) Apache
9 12 (2.10%) NServiceBus
10 10 (1.75%) IIS
11 9 (1.58%) Joomla!
11 9 (1.58%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.23%) JBoss
13 6 (1.05%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.70%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.70%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
14 4 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.53%) nginx
15 3 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (3.68%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.88%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) InDesign
4 1 (0.18%) InVision
Business Applications
1 24 (4.20%) Magento
2 12 (2.10%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.53%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (17.16%) Google Play
2 75 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (4.73%) Adobe Analytics
5 21 (3.68%) GitHub
6 17 (2.98%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.75%) npm
8 7 (1.23%) SaaS
9 5 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.88%) iTunes
10 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.53%) Slack
12 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.35%) Office 365
12 2 (0.35%) Route 53
13 1 (0.18%) IaaS
13 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.88%) DNS
1 5 (0.88%) Intranet
2 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.53%) Extranet
2 3 (0.53%) InfiniBand
2 3 (0.53%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) PPP
4 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (31.70%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.81%) SQL Server 2016
3 53 (9.28%) MySQL
4 44 (7.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 37 (6.48%) NoSQL
6 30 (5.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 29 (5.08%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.10%) Big Data
9 10 (1.75%) Couchbase
10 9 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.40%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.88%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.70%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.70%) Pentaho
15 3 (0.53%) Redis
15 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 86 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.23%) Selenium
3 40 (7.01%) NUnit
3 40 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (6.83%) Karma Test Runner
5 35 (6.13%) TeamCity
6 34 (5.95%) Protractor
7 32 (5.60%) Mocha
8 30 (5.25%) Jasmine
9 28 (4.90%) GitLab
9 28 (4.90%) Visual Studio
10 27 (4.73%) PhantomJS
10 27 (4.73%) Subversion
11 21 (3.68%) gulp
11 21 (3.68%) HP UFT
12 16 (2.80%) Grunt
13 15 (2.63%) Jenkins
14 12 (2.10%) JBehave
14 12 (2.10%) JUnit
14 12 (2.10%) Moq
General
1 115 (20.14%) Finance
2 103 (18.04%) Marketing
3 95 (16.64%) Games
4 41 (7.18%) Retail
5 32 (5.60%) Telecoms
6 30 (5.25%) Law
7 23 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (2.80%) Advertising
9 12 (2.10%) Banking
10 10 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.58%) Local Government
11 9 (1.58%) Music Industry
12 7 (1.23%) Military
12 7 (1.23%) Publishing
13 5 (0.88%) Electronics
14 4 (0.70%) Automotive
15 3 (0.53%) Avionics
16 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (47.64%) HTML
2 269 (47.11%) CSS
3 256 (44.83%) .NET
4 162 (28.37%) Node.js
5 159 (27.85%) ASP.NET
6 158 (27.67%) AngularJS
7 135 (23.64%) HTML5
8 123 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 107 (18.74%) CSS3
10 105 (18.39%) WCF
11 89 (15.59%) jQuery
11 89 (15.59%) KnockoutJS
12 84 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 83 (14.54%) Ninject
14 70 (12.26%) Web Services
15 55 (9.63%) Sass
16 49 (8.58%) React
16 49 (8.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 44 (7.71%) Spring
18 43 (7.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 138 (24.17%) Mobile App
2 119 (20.84%) iPhone
3 73 (12.78%) User Experience
4 36 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (4.90%) iPad
6 22 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.10%) Blog
8 12 (2.10%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.93%) Fintech
10 9 (1.58%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.23%) Equities
11 7 (1.23%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.05%) Marketing Technology
13 5 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.88%) Social Media
14 4 (0.70%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.70%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 3 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 112 (19.61%) Android
2 51 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 44 (7.71%) Linux
4 21 (3.68%) Windows
5 7 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 5 (0.88%) Unix
7 4 (0.70%) CentOS
7 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (39.93%) TDD
3 215 (37.65%) MVC
4 132 (23.12%) Web Development
5 102 (17.86%) Front End Development
6 101 (17.69%) Scrum
7 94 (16.46%) OO
8 92 (16.11%) Web Application Development
9 87 (15.24%) Dependency Injection
10 84 (14.71%) Domain-Driven Design
11 64 (11.21%) E-Commerce
12 56 (9.81%) Software Engineering
13 54 (9.46%) Analytics
14 44 (7.71%) Mentoring
14 44 (7.71%) Test Automation
15 42 (7.36%) OOP
16 41 (7.18%) Content Management
17 38 (6.65%) BDD
18 37 (6.48%) Asset Management
19 36 (6.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 318 (55.69%) JavaScript
2 234 (40.98%) C#
3 127 (22.24%) PHP
4 72 (12.61%) Java
5 66 (11.56%) SQL
6 25 (4.38%) ES6
7 20 (3.50%) Python
8 16 (2.80%) Ruby
9 15 (2.63%) Apple Swift
9 15 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.28%) XPath
11 12 (2.10%) Scala
12 9 (1.58%) Clojure
12 9 (1.58%) Groovy
13 6 (1.05%) C++
14 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.70%) C
15 4 (0.70%) Jython
16 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 65 (11.38%) Degree
2 15 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (1.75%) DBS Check
4 10 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) APMP
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.03%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) WCAG
3 2 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 43 (7.53%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.53%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (3.68%) Terraform
2 15 (2.63%) Kibana
2 15 (2.63%) logstash
2 15 (2.63%) Packer
3 6 (1.05%) Ansible
4 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 105 (18.39%) Google
2 50 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.76%) Sitecore
3 49 (8.58%) Adobe
4 16 (2.80%) Oracle
5 14 (2.45%) Zend
6 11 (1.93%) Facebook
7 9 (1.58%) Marketo
8 4 (0.70%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.70%) Dynatrace
8 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.70%) Talend
9 3 (0.53%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.53%) PayPal
9 3 (0.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (0.53%) Twitter
9 3 (0.53%) VMware
10 2 (0.35%) Apple
10 2 (0.35%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.35%) Telerik