Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

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

Full Stack Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 384 699
Rank change year-on-year +160 +315 +394
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2791 1518 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.59% 0.80% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.83% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2494 1357 647
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 168119 182893 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134641 153253 174947
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £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% -

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Full Stack Developer over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Full Stack Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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 +160 2626 £50,000 - 167
UK excluding London +208 1432 £42,500 - 91
London +100 1314 £60,000 +9.09% 83
South East +187 459 £45,000 -5.26% 25
Midlands +122 284 £40,000 - 14
North of England +112 222 £40,000 - 23
West Midlands +107 212 £40,000 - 6
East of England +52 173 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South West +94 172 £42,500 -5.56% 11
North West +70 114 £41,000 +2.50% 11
Scotland +63 101 £50,000 +29.03% 6
Yorkshire +80 95 £40,000 +17.65% 9
East Midlands +59 72 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Wales +17 19 £40,000 +34.45% 1
North East +25 13 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £65,000 -

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, Full Stack 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 Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 2153 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 1620 (58.04%) HTML
3 1537 (55.07%) CSS
4 1383 (49.55%) AngularJS
5 1271 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
6 1221 (43.75%) C#
7 1172 (41.99%) .NET
8 998 (35.76%) MVC
9 795 (28.48%) SQL
10 736 (26.37%) ASP.NET
11 714 (25.58%) Node.js
12 709 (25.40%) Java
13 700 (25.08%) React
14 686 (24.58%) TDD
15 682 (24.44%) jQuery
16 671 (24.04%) HTML5
17 657 (23.54%) SQL Server
18 575 (20.60%) PHP
19 572 (20.49%) Finance
20 512 (18.34%) Web Development
21 490 (17.56%) Git (software)
22 466 (16.70%) Scrum
23 429 (15.37%) CSS3
24 427 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
25 426 (15.26%) MySQL
26 415 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web API
27 413 (14.80%) Web Services
28 407 (14.58%) NoSQL
29 378 (13.54%) REST
30 365 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure

Full Stack 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
1 149 (5.34%) CMS
2 93 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 83 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 81 (2.90%) WordPress
5 59 (2.11%) Umbraco
6 57 (2.04%) Apache
7 47 (1.68%) nginx
8 45 (1.61%) Drupal
9 43 (1.54%) IIS
10 31 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 27 (0.97%) SharePoint
12 24 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 20 (0.72%) Apache Spark
14 17 (0.61%) Confluence
14 17 (0.61%) JBoss
14 17 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (0.50%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.43%) Jetty
16 12 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.39%) Ethereum
Applications
1 37 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 21 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.29%) HipChat
5 8 (0.29%) Moqups
6 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.072%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 28 (1.00%) Magento
2 17 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.072%) RMDS
6 1 (0.036%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.036%) Shopify
6 1 (0.036%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 365 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 364 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (4.62%) GitHub
4 127 (4.55%) SaaS
5 54 (1.93%) npm
6 41 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 38 (1.36%) Heroku
8 33 (1.18%) PaaS
9 31 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 28 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
11 27 (0.97%) IaaS
12 26 (0.93%) Slack
13 23 (0.82%) Amazon S3
14 21 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 18 (0.64%) DigitalOcean
17 16 (0.57%) Trello
18 14 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (0.50%) Firebase
18 14 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.69%) Internet
2 62 (2.22%) HTTP
3 36 (1.29%) AMQP
4 16 (0.57%) DNS
4 16 (0.57%) SMS
5 10 (0.36%) Wireless
6 8 (0.29%) SMTP
6 8 (0.29%) SSL
7 7 (0.25%) Network Security
8 6 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.21%) SSH
9 5 (0.18%) FTP
9 5 (0.18%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.14%) Broadband
10 4 (0.14%) VPN
11 3 (0.11%) Intranet
11 3 (0.11%) LDAP
11 3 (0.11%) Skype
11 3 (0.11%) SNMP
12 2 (0.072%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (23.54%) SQL Server
2 426 (15.26%) MySQL
3 407 (14.58%) NoSQL
4 321 (11.50%) MongoDB
5 197 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 160 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
7 94 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 84 (3.01%) Big Data
9 83 (2.97%) Redis
10 70 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 59 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 53 (1.90%) Hadoop
13 50 (1.79%) Blockchain
14 49 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 43 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
16 40 (1.43%) Couchbase
17 37 (1.33%) RDBMS
17 37 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
19 33 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 490 (17.56%) Git (software)
2 151 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 146 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 132 (4.73%) gulp
5 115 (4.12%) JIRA
6 110 (3.94%) Grunt
7 104 (3.73%) TeamCity
8 100 (3.58%) webpack
9 98 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 89 (3.19%) JUnit
11 79 (2.83%) Maven
12 62 (2.22%) Selenium
13 58 (2.08%) Subversion
14 54 (1.93%) Jasmine
15 53 (1.90%) NUnit
16 50 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
16 50 (1.79%) Mocha
17 46 (1.65%) Babel
18 40 (1.43%) Vagrant
19 34 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 572 (20.49%) Finance
2 169 (6.06%) Marketing
3 122 (4.37%) Banking
4 107 (3.83%) Games
5 86 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 74 (2.65%) Electronics
7 68 (2.44%) Retail
8 66 (2.36%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.36%) Advertising
10 31 (1.11%) Front Office
11 26 (0.93%) Law
12 24 (0.86%) Publishing
13 19 (0.68%) Automotive
14 18 (0.64%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.57%) Legal
15 16 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.43%) Billing
18 10 (0.36%) Retail Banking
19 8 (0.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1620 (58.04%) HTML
2 1537 (55.07%) CSS
3 1383 (49.55%) AngularJS
4 1172 (41.99%) .NET
5 736 (26.37%) ASP.NET
6 714 (25.58%) Node.js
7 700 (25.08%) React
8 682 (24.44%) jQuery
9 671 (24.04%) HTML5
10 429 (15.37%) CSS3
11 427 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 415 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 413 (14.80%) Web Services
14 378 (13.54%) REST
15 353 (12.65%) .NET Framework
16 324 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 298 (10.68%) Spring
18 296 (10.61%) RESTful
19 253 (9.06%) WCF
20 226 (8.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 254 (9.10%) Greenfield Project
2 238 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 228 (8.17%) User Experience
4 153 (5.48%) Fintech
5 139 (4.98%) Mobile App
6 66 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 44 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 43 (1.54%) Social Media
10 39 (1.40%) Algorithms
11 32 (1.15%) Fixed Income
12 30 (1.07%) iPad
13 26 (0.93%) Management Information System
14 24 (0.86%) Equities
15 20 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
16 17 (0.61%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.50%) Graphic Design
18 13 (0.47%) Virtual Team
19 12 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 286 (10.25%) Linux
2 144 (5.16%) Apple iOS
3 137 (4.91%) Android
4 93 (3.33%) Windows
5 35 (1.25%) Unix
6 10 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.29%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.18%) CentOS
10 2 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.036%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.036%) Debian
11 1 (0.036%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1271 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 998 (35.76%) MVC
3 686 (24.58%) TDD
4 512 (18.34%) Web Development
5 466 (16.70%) Scrum
6 360 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 298 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
8 291 (10.43%) OO
9 290 (10.39%) Microservices
10 278 (9.96%) Front End Development
11 276 (9.89%) Test Automation
12 239 (8.56%) Unit Testing
13 192 (6.88%) DevOps
14 181 (6.49%) SDLC
14 181 (6.49%) SOLID
15 178 (6.38%) BDD
16 166 (5.95%) Open Source
17 161 (5.77%) E-Commerce
18 148 (5.30%) Mentoring
19 143 (5.12%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2153 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 1221 (43.75%) C#
3 795 (28.48%) SQL
4 709 (25.40%) Java
5 575 (20.60%) PHP
6 354 (12.68%) Python
7 182 (6.52%) TypeScript
8 179 (6.41%) Ruby
9 175 (6.27%) T-SQL
10 142 (5.09%) ES6
11 83 (2.97%) Go
11 83 (2.97%) Scala
12 79 (2.83%) C++
13 59 (2.11%) C
14 50 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 36 (1.29%) Clojure
16 34 (1.22%) Bash Shell
17 33 (1.18%) PHP 7
18 24 (0.86%) Elixir
18 24 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 297 (10.64%) Degree
2 115 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (0.47%) PhD
5 12 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.32%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.072%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.036%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.036%) CCNA
8 1 (0.036%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.036%) MCSA
8 1 (0.036%) MCSD
8 1 (0.036%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.036%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.79%) QA
2 7 (0.25%) GDPR
3 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.072%) WCAG
5 1 (0.036%) MiFID
5 1 (0.036%) SLA
System Software
1 255 (9.14%) Docker
2 8 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.25%) Varnish
4 6 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.18%) HDFS
6 4 (0.14%) etcd
7 2 (0.072%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.072%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.036%) LXC
8 1 (0.036%) NFS
8 1 (0.036%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (2.76%) Ansible
2 59 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (1.65%) Puppet
4 31 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.54%) Capistrano
6 13 (0.47%) cPanel
7 12 (0.43%) Cobbler
8 11 (0.39%) Nagios
8 11 (0.39%) Terraform
9 10 (0.36%) Salt
9 10 (0.36%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.32%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.18%) Consul
11 5 (0.18%) Rancher
12 3 (0.11%) Graphite
12 3 (0.11%) Kibana
13 2 (0.072%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.072%) Mesos
14 1 (0.036%) BladeLogic
14 1 (0.036%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 315 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 130 (4.66%) Oracle
3 126 (4.51%) Google
4 62 (2.22%) SAP
5 39 (1.40%) Zend
6 38 (1.36%) Xamarin
7 37 (1.33%) Facebook
8 27 (0.97%) Adobe
9 23 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 21 (0.75%) IBM
11 18 (0.64%) Cisco
12 16 (0.57%) Symantec
13 15 (0.54%) New Relic
13 15 (0.54%) Rackspace
13 15 (0.54%) TIBCO
14 14 (0.50%) Apple
14 14 (0.50%) MuleSoft
14 14 (0.50%) Splunk
14 14 (0.50%) Twitter
15 13 (0.47%) Sitecore