Period
to 9 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £56,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 210 207
Rank change year-on-year +65 -3 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 1,831 2,514 2,949
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 1.71% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 1.78% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,732 2,404 2,828
Median annual salary £56,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.78% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,575 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 74,068 141,117 170,919
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 95.88% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59,680 112,643 138,569
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Top 17 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 9 July 2020. 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 +61 1,691 £57,500 +12.75% 250
UK excluding London +42 927 £50,000 +11.11% 157
London +89 855 £70,000 +7.69% 105
South East +44 361 £55,000 +15.79% 40
Work from Home +35 198 £57,000 +8.57% 40
North of England +62 180 £49,000 +15.29% 45
South West +58 128 £40,000 -2.44% 22
North West +55 124 £50,000 +17.65% 27
Midlands +36 116 £47,500 +18.75% 29
West Midlands +47 72 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Scotland +68 53 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire +73 48 £42,500 - 14
East of England +6 47 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East Midlands +45 44 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Wales +30 31 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Northern Ireland +27 10 £50,000 +81.82%
North East +17 8 £42,500 -29.17% 4

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 1,274 (69.58%) JavaScript
2 822 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
3 806 (44.02%) HTML
4 777 (42.44%) AngularJS
5 770 (42.05%) CSS
6 757 (41.34%) React
7 736 (40.20%) C#
8 715 (39.05%) .NET
9 542 (29.60%) Node.js
10 462 (25.23%) SQL
11 443 (24.19%) Azure
12 398 (21.74%) TDD
13 396 (21.63%) Git (software)
14 395 (21.57%) AWS
15 377 (20.59%) MVC
16 357 (19.50%) Java
17 341 (18.62%) Finance
18 334 (18.24%) PHP
19 300 (16.38%) DevOps
20 296 (16.17%) HTML5
21 294 (16.06%) TypeScript
22 290 (15.84%) Docker
23 285 (15.57%) Microservices
24 280 (15.29%) .NET Core
25 279 (15.24%) SQL Server
26 278 (15.18%) Python
27 275 (15.02%) ASP.NET
28 261 (14.25%) Vue.js
29 250 (13.65%) jQuery
30 245 (13.38%) REST

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 74 (4.04%) Apache
2 49 (2.68%) CMS
3 47 (2.57%) WordPress
4 43 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (1.69%) IIS
6 20 (1.09%) Confluence
7 17 (0.93%) Drupal
8 16 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.60%) nginx
9 11 (0.60%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.33%) Headless CMS
13 5 (0.27%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.22%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.22%) Gunicorn
14 4 (0.22%) JBoss
15 3 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
16 2 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.16%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.055%) Inkscape
4 1 (0.055%) Mingle
4 1 (0.055%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (0.66%) Magento
1 12 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.27%) Shopify
3 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.11%) Summit
4 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.055%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 443 (24.19%) Azure
2 395 (21.57%) AWS
3 126 (6.88%) Serverless
4 103 (5.63%) SaaS
5 97 (5.30%) GCP
6 75 (4.10%) AWS Lambda
6 75 (4.10%) GitHub
7 29 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 28 (1.53%) npm
9 26 (1.42%) Amazon S3
10 24 (1.31%) PaaS
11 23 (1.26%) Amazon ECS
11 23 (1.26%) Azure Functions
11 23 (1.26%) Firebase
12 19 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (1.04%) Amazon EKS
12 19 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (0.98%) AWS CodePipeline
14 17 (0.93%) Power Platform
15 13 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.53%) Internet
2 16 (0.87%) HTTP
3 7 (0.38%) RTP
4 4 (0.22%) AMQP
5 3 (0.16%) DNS
6 2 (0.11%) Firewall
6 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.11%) Intranet
6 2 (0.11%) Skype
6 2 (0.11%) SMTP
6 2 (0.11%) SNMP
6 2 (0.11%) SSH
6 2 (0.11%) VoIP
6 2 (0.11%) Wireless
7 1 (0.055%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.055%) ATM
7 1 (0.055%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.055%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 208 (11.36%) MySQL
3 185 (10.10%) MongoDB
4 128 (6.99%) NoSQL
5 115 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
6 94 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.80%) Redis
8 25 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 22 (1.20%) Big Data
10 20 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 18 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
11 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.87%) Power BI
13 16 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 15 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (0.76%) MariaDB
16 12 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 396 (21.63%) Git (software)
2 101 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 95 (5.19%) webpack
4 79 (4.31%) Visual Studio
5 62 (3.39%) JIRA
6 59 (3.22%) gulp
7 58 (3.17%) NUnit
8 50 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (2.02%) TeamCity
10 36 (1.97%) Jasmine
11 34 (1.86%) GitLab
11 34 (1.86%) Selenium
12 31 (1.69%) Grunt
13 29 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
14 28 (1.53%) Bitbucket
15 27 (1.47%) Mocha
16 23 (1.26%) Babel
16 23 (1.26%) Moq
17 22 (1.20%) Maven
18 20 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 341 (18.62%) Finance
2 107 (5.84%) Retail
3 49 (2.68%) Banking
4 47 (2.57%) Games
5 43 (2.35%) Marketing
6 32 (1.75%) Front Office
6 32 (1.75%) Law
7 24 (1.31%) Public Sector
8 19 (1.04%) Automotive
9 18 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.98%) Legal
10 12 (0.66%) Back Office
11 11 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.55%) Publishing
13 9 (0.49%) Music Industry
14 7 (0.38%) Advertising
15 6 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.33%) Telecoms
16 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 806 (44.02%) HTML
2 777 (42.44%) AngularJS
3 770 (42.05%) CSS
4 757 (41.34%) React
5 715 (39.05%) .NET
6 542 (29.60%) Node.js
7 296 (16.17%) HTML5
8 280 (15.29%) .NET Core
9 275 (15.02%) ASP.NET
10 261 (14.25%) Vue.js
11 250 (13.65%) jQuery
12 245 (13.38%) REST
13 239 (13.05%) .NET Framework
14 203 (11.09%) RESTful
15 190 (10.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 172 (9.39%) Web Services
17 168 (9.18%) Sass
18 157 (8.57%) CSS3
19 153 (8.36%) Laravel
20 144 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.85%) User Experience
2 136 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
3 126 (6.88%) Mobile App
4 92 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (2.68%) Cloud Native
6 38 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.64%) Virtual Team
9 26 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
11 20 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 18 (0.98%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.60%) Life Science
16 10 (0.55%) N-Tier
17 9 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
17 9 (0.49%) Fixed Income
18 8 (0.44%) Equities
18 8 (0.44%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 188 (10.27%) Linux
2 49 (2.68%) Windows
3 34 (1.86%) Android
4 30 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 20 (1.09%) Unix
8 16 (0.87%) CentOS
9 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
13 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (21.74%) TDD
3 377 (20.59%) MVC
4 300 (16.38%) DevOps
5 285 (15.57%) Microservices
6 233 (12.73%) Scrum
7 231 (12.62%) Web Development
8 225 (12.29%) Software Engineering
9 189 (10.32%) OO
10 174 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
11 164 (8.96%) BDD
12 162 (8.85%) Test Automation
13 157 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
14 153 (8.36%) Fintech
15 127 (6.94%) SOLID
16 114 (6.23%) Front End Development
17 110 (6.01%) Mentoring
18 104 (5.68%) OOP
19 100 (5.46%) Unit Testing
20 90 (4.92%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,274 (69.58%) JavaScript
2 736 (40.20%) C#
3 462 (25.23%) SQL
4 357 (19.50%) Java
5 334 (18.24%) PHP
6 294 (16.06%) TypeScript
7 278 (15.18%) Python
8 94 (5.13%) ES6
9 73 (3.99%) Ruby
10 66 (3.60%) T-SQL
11 51 (2.79%) Go
12 39 (2.13%) Java 8
13 33 (1.80%) Kotlin
14 27 (1.47%) PHP 7
15 25 (1.37%) Scala
16 24 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 21 (1.15%) C++
18 20 (1.09%) PowerShell
19 18 (0.98%) Clojure
20 17 (0.93%) F#
Qualifications
1 116 (6.34%) Degree
2 56 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.27%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.22%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.055%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.57%) QA
2 4 (0.22%) WCAG
3 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 290 (15.84%) Docker
2 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.055%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.055%) Postfix
3 1 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 129 (7.05%) Kubernetes
2 72 (3.93%) Terraform
3 19 (1.04%) Ansible
3 19 (1.04%) Kibana
4 10 (0.55%) cPanel
5 9 (0.49%) Grafana
6 6 (0.33%) logstash
7 4 (0.22%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.22%) Puppet
7 4 (0.22%) Rancher
8 3 (0.16%) Plesk
8 3 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.11%) Mesos
9 2 (0.11%) Nagios
9 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.055%) Graphite
10 1 (0.055%) Graylog
Vendors
1 180 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 105 (5.73%) Google
3 36 (1.97%) Oracle
4 18 (0.98%) Zend
5 17 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (0.66%) VMware
7 11 (0.60%) Tableau
7 11 (0.60%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.55%) IBM
9 8 (0.44%) Adobe
9 8 (0.44%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.44%) Sony
10 7 (0.38%) BT
11 6 (0.33%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.33%) Fujitsu
11 6 (0.33%) PayPal
12 5 (0.27%) Juniper
12 5 (0.27%) Progress
12 5 (0.27%) Telstra
13 4 (0.22%) Splunk