Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 158 200
Rank change year-on-year +52 +42 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,444 2,569 2,615
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.94% 2.26% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.37% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,028 2,161 2,256
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,688
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 77,346 108,572 142,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.13% 95.37% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60,849 88,179 115,251
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,750 £37,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Full Stack Developer.

Salary trend for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Developer over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Top 18 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 13 April 2021. 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 +44 2,143 £55,000 - 567
UK excluding London +35 1,320 £47,500 - 352
London +52 933 £70,000 +7.69% 252
Work from Home +12 644 £55,000 +7.32% 148
South East +29 438 £55,000 - 82
North of England +23 236 £45,500 -9.00% 90
South West -8 212 £45,000 +5.88% 49
Midlands +48 202 £45,000 - 62
North West +26 136 £50,000 -4.76% 46
West Midlands +57 135 £50,000 +5.26% 33
Scotland +29 99 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Yorkshire 0 80 £42,500 -12.82% 27
East of England +52 79 £55,000 +12.82% 32
East Midlands +12 67 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Wales +24 34 £42,500 -10.53% 17
North East +22 20 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Isle of Man - 13 £49,500 -
Northern Ireland 0 9 £42,500 +6.25% 4

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

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, Full Stack 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 Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 1,758 (71.93%) JavaScript
2 1,146 (46.89%) React
3 1,051 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1,015 (41.53%) AngularJS
5 979 (40.06%) CSS
6 958 (39.20%) HTML
7 916 (37.48%) C#
8 852 (34.86%) .NET
9 770 (31.51%) Node.js
10 754 (30.85%) SQL
11 743 (30.40%) Azure
12 570 (23.32%) AWS
13 550 (22.50%) TypeScript
14 545 (22.30%) Git (software)
15 506 (20.70%) DevOps
16 498 (20.38%) Java
17 492 (20.13%) PHP
18 464 (18.99%) Vue.js
19 460 (18.82%) SQL Server
20 452 (18.49%) Docker
21 446 (18.25%) MVC
22 440 (18.00%) Microservices
23 405 (16.57%) TDD
24 384 (15.71%) .NET Core
25 372 (15.22%) REST
26 360 (14.73%) Finance
27 332 (13.58%) jQuery
28 329 (13.46%) MySQL
29 328 (13.42%) ASP.NET
30 323 (13.22%) Kubernetes

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 93 (3.81%) CMS
2 92 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
3 77 (3.15%) WordPress
4 61 (2.50%) Apache
5 53 (2.17%) IIS
6 51 (2.09%) Confluence
7 49 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 34 (1.39%) Umbraco
9 28 (1.15%) Drupal
9 28 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (0.86%) Tomcat
11 20 (0.82%) nginx
12 19 (0.78%) EPiServer
13 18 (0.74%) Kentico
14 11 (0.45%) Headless CMS
14 11 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.41%) ColdFusion
16 8 (0.33%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.33%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 27 (1.10%) Sketch
2 20 (0.82%) Chatbot
2 20 (0.82%) InVision
3 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.33%) Adobe XD
7 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.25%) Figma
8 5 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.12%) Revit
10 1 (0.041%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 21 (0.86%) Shopify
2 16 (0.65%) nopCommerce
3 13 (0.53%) Magento
4 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.041%) Maximo
7 1 (0.041%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 743 (30.40%) Azure
2 570 (23.32%) AWS
3 210 (8.59%) SaaS
4 209 (8.55%) Serverless
5 163 (6.67%) GCP
6 103 (4.21%) AWS Lambda
7 81 (3.31%) Azure Functions
8 64 (2.62%) GitHub
9 54 (2.21%) npm
10 40 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
11 38 (1.55%) Firebase
12 34 (1.39%) Amazon S3
13 30 (1.23%) Cloud Functions
14 27 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
15 25 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
16 23 (0.94%) PaaS
17 22 (0.90%) Amazon EKS
18 21 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
19 20 (0.82%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.43%) HTTP
2 33 (1.35%) Internet
3 19 (0.78%) Wireless
4 8 (0.33%) FTP
4 8 (0.33%) Intranet
5 5 (0.20%) Broadband
6 4 (0.16%) DNS
6 4 (0.16%) Network Security
7 3 (0.12%) Skype
7 3 (0.12%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.082%) Firewall
8 2 (0.082%) MQTT
8 2 (0.082%) SSH
8 2 (0.082%) VoIP
8 2 (0.082%) VPN
9 1 (0.041%) AMQP
9 1 (0.041%) RFID
9 1 (0.041%) RTP
9 1 (0.041%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 329 (13.46%) MySQL
3 246 (10.07%) NoSQL
4 215 (8.80%) MongoDB
5 173 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
6 153 (6.26%) Relational Database
7 62 (2.54%) Redis
8 53 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 41 (1.68%) Hadoop
10 40 (1.64%) Apache Hive
11 33 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
11 33 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
12 30 (1.23%) Big Data
13 21 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 20 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (0.61%) Blockchain
17 13 (0.53%) Riak
17 13 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (0.41%) Presto
Development Applications
1 545 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 139 (5.69%) Jenkins
3 114 (4.66%) JIRA
4 100 (4.09%) Visual Studio
5 80 (3.27%) webpack
6 74 (3.03%) Cypress.io
7 60 (2.45%) JUnit
8 52 (2.13%) TeamCity
9 51 (2.09%) Selenium
10 44 (1.80%) Maven
11 38 (1.55%) gulp
11 38 (1.55%) NUnit
12 37 (1.51%) GitLab
13 36 (1.47%) Bitbucket
13 36 (1.47%) Grunt
14 34 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
15 29 (1.19%) Mocha
16 28 (1.15%) Mockito
17 27 (1.10%) PHPUnit
17 27 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 360 (14.73%) Finance
2 117 (4.79%) Banking
3 103 (4.21%) Retail
4 85 (3.48%) Public Sector
5 74 (3.03%) Marketing
6 58 (2.37%) Games
7 39 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.51%) Automotive
9 35 (1.43%) Advertising
10 34 (1.39%) Front Office
11 32 (1.31%) Law
12 30 (1.23%) Telecoms
13 23 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.78%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.53%) Police
17 12 (0.49%) Legal
17 12 (0.49%) Local Government
18 9 (0.37%) Electronics
19 8 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,146 (46.89%) React
2 1,015 (41.53%) AngularJS
3 979 (40.06%) CSS
4 958 (39.20%) HTML
5 852 (34.86%) .NET
6 770 (31.51%) Node.js
7 464 (18.99%) Vue.js
8 384 (15.71%) .NET Core
9 372 (15.22%) REST
10 332 (13.58%) jQuery
11 328 (13.42%) ASP.NET
12 320 (13.09%) HTML5
13 250 (10.23%) Laravel
14 240 (9.82%) RESTful
15 227 (9.29%) .NET Framework
16 212 (8.67%) Spring
17 200 (8.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 197 (8.06%) CSS3
19 195 (7.98%) Web Services
20 194 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 251 (10.27%) User Experience
2 198 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
3 150 (6.14%) Mobile App
4 102 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 51 (2.09%) Cloud Native
7 48 (1.96%) Virtual Team
8 30 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 28 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.10%) NHS
11 24 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 24 (0.98%) Web 2.0
12 23 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (0.86%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.74%) e-Learning
15 15 (0.61%) Internet of Things
16 14 (0.57%) EPoS
16 14 (0.57%) Social Media
17 13 (0.53%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 184 (7.53%) Linux
2 81 (3.31%) Windows
3 55 (2.25%) Android
4 52 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 29 (1.19%) Unix
7 18 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.29%) CentOS
9 5 (0.20%) Debian
10 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.082%) Alpine Linux
11 2 (0.082%) VMS
12 1 (0.041%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.041%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,051 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (20.70%) DevOps
3 446 (18.25%) MVC
4 440 (18.00%) Microservices
5 405 (16.57%) TDD
6 321 (13.13%) Software Engineering
7 305 (12.48%) Web Development
8 271 (11.09%) Scrum
9 253 (10.35%) Fintech
10 243 (9.94%) OO
11 232 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
12 226 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
13 206 (8.43%) Front End Development
14 199 (8.14%) Test Automation
15 187 (7.65%) Unit Testing
16 174 (7.12%) Computer Science
17 171 (7.00%) BDD
18 145 (5.93%) SOLID
19 135 (5.52%) E-Commerce
20 119 (4.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,758 (71.93%) JavaScript
2 916 (37.48%) C#
3 754 (30.85%) SQL
4 550 (22.50%) TypeScript
5 498 (20.38%) Java
6 492 (20.13%) PHP
7 321 (13.13%) Python
8 116 (4.75%) T-SQL
9 93 (3.81%) ES6
10 79 (3.23%) Java 8
11 72 (2.95%) Go
12 66 (2.70%) Ruby
13 55 (2.25%) Kotlin
14 47 (1.92%) Scala
15 44 (1.80%) PowerShell
16 35 (1.43%) C++
17 24 (0.98%) C
18 23 (0.94%) ES7
19 21 (0.86%) Bash Shell
19 21 (0.86%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 216 (8.84%) Degree
2 112 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 54 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.78%) SANS
6 15 (0.61%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.53%) HNC
8 11 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.12%) PhD
11 2 (0.082%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.082%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.041%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.041%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.89%) QA
2 25 (1.02%) WCAG
3 17 (0.70%) WAI
4 10 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.25%) GDPR
6 5 (0.20%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.041%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.041%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.041%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.041%) SLA
System Software
1 452 (18.49%) Docker
2 26 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.25%) Firmware
4 4 (0.16%) Varnish
5 3 (0.12%) Postfix
6 1 (0.041%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 323 (13.22%) Kubernetes
2 140 (5.73%) Terraform
3 32 (1.31%) Ansible
4 16 (0.65%) MIIS
5 5 (0.20%) Puppet
6 3 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.082%) Grafana
7 2 (0.082%) Rancher
8 1 (0.041%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.041%) Kibana
8 1 (0.041%) Packer
8 1 (0.041%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.041%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 201 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 126 (5.16%) Google
3 80 (3.27%) Oracle
4 35 (1.43%) Zend
5 32 (1.31%) Sitecore
6 22 (0.90%) Xamarin
7 21 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (0.78%) Adobe
9 16 (0.65%) IBM
10 14 (0.57%) Apple
11 13 (0.53%) Splunk
12 12 (0.49%) Facebook
12 12 (0.49%) SAP
13 10 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.33%) Autodesk
14 8 (0.33%) Databricks
14 8 (0.33%) WSO2
15 7 (0.29%) Pega
16 6 (0.25%) Netlify
17 4 (0.16%) WooCommerce