Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 337 545
Rank change year-on-year +111 +208 +444
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,628 1,650 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 0.94% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.97% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,280 1,504 937
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +1.23% -4.71%

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 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
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%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 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 +106 2,513 £50,000 +5.26% 495
UK excluding London +147 1,311 £42,500 +3.66% 260
London +71 1,290 £60,000 +9.09% 249
South East +115 430 £45,000 - 87
North of England +97 235 £40,000 +14.29% 60
Midlands +76 220 £37,000 -7.50% 33
East of England +96 179 £50,000 +11.11% 31
West Midlands +49 167 £35,000 -12.50% 20
South West +55 160 £42,500 -3.41% 35
North West +38 127 £38,750 -3.13% 36
Yorkshire +78 95 £40,000 +23.08% 22
Scotland +12 75 £45,000 +20.00% 8
East Midlands +40 53 £37,500 -14.29% 13
North East -12 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wales +22 12 £40,000 -2.44% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £55,750 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 2,075 (78.96%) JavaScript
2 1,456 (55.40%) HTML
3 1,371 (52.17%) CSS
4 1,346 (51.22%) AngularJS
5 1,167 (44.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1,106 (42.09%) C#
7 1,042 (39.65%) .NET
8 870 (33.11%) MVC
9 826 (31.43%) SQL
10 704 (26.79%) React
11 703 (26.75%) Java
12 671 (25.53%) Node.js
13 657 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 630 (23.97%) HTML5
15 622 (23.67%) jQuery
16 582 (22.15%) SQL Server
17 550 (20.93%) TDD
18 502 (19.10%) PHP
19 480 (18.26%) Git (software)
20 479 (18.23%) Web Development
21 465 (17.69%) Finance
22 425 (16.17%) Scrum
23 406 (15.45%) CSS3
24 392 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
25 384 (14.61%) Software Engineering
26 365 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
27 358 (13.62%) MySQL
28 353 (13.43%) Python
29 342 (13.01%) Web Services
30 339 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API

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
1 128 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
2 127 (4.83%) CMS
3 87 (3.31%) Umbraco
4 68 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 62 (2.36%) Apache
6 45 (1.71%) WordPress
7 40 (1.52%) IIS
8 38 (1.45%) SharePoint
9 37 (1.41%) Confluence
10 30 (1.14%) nginx
11 26 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 23 (0.88%) EPiServer
13 22 (0.84%) Apache Spark
13 22 (0.84%) Drupal
13 22 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 18 (0.68%) JBoss
15 16 (0.61%) Ethereum
15 16 (0.61%) Jetty
16 11 (0.42%) NServiceBus
16 11 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (1.07%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.30%) HipChat
5 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.038%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (1.07%) Magento
2 26 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.11%) Shopify
6 2 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.038%) RMDS
7 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 365 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 332 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (5.78%) GitHub
4 130 (4.95%) SaaS
5 69 (2.63%) npm
6 62 (2.36%) Heroku
7 41 (1.56%) Slack
8 40 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 29 (1.10%) IaaS
10 28 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
12 24 (0.91%) Amazon S3
12 24 (0.91%) Trello
13 23 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
14 19 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 14 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.46%) PaaS
17 10 (0.38%) Serverless
18 7 (0.27%) Loggly
18 7 (0.27%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.09%) Internet
2 48 (1.83%) HTTP
3 34 (1.29%) AMQP
4 19 (0.72%) SMS
5 14 (0.53%) DNS
6 13 (0.49%) SSL
7 10 (0.38%) Firewall
7 10 (0.38%) Wireless
8 8 (0.30%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.27%) Network Security
10 6 (0.23%) SMTP
10 6 (0.23%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.19%) Broadband
11 5 (0.19%) SNMP
12 4 (0.15%) IPFS
12 4 (0.15%) VPN
13 3 (0.11%) FTP
14 2 (0.076%) IMAP
14 2 (0.076%) SSH
15 1 (0.038%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 358 (13.62%) MySQL
3 334 (12.71%) NoSQL
4 303 (11.53%) MongoDB
5 230 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
6 205 (7.80%) Relational Database
7 110 (4.19%) Redis
8 74 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 74 (2.82%) Big Data
9 73 (2.78%) Blockchain
10 59 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 53 (2.02%) Couchbase
12 52 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 48 (1.83%) Hadoop
14 42 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
14 42 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 32 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (0.84%) Oracle Database
18 21 (0.80%) Riak
Development Applications
1 480 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 142 (5.40%) Jenkins
3 134 (5.10%) gulp
4 124 (4.72%) Visual Studio
5 117 (4.45%) JIRA
6 96 (3.65%) JUnit
6 96 (3.65%) Maven
6 96 (3.65%) webpack
7 95 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 81 (3.08%) Grunt
9 80 (3.04%) TeamCity
10 71 (2.70%) Selenium
11 63 (2.40%) Mocha
12 58 (2.21%) Subversion
13 57 (2.17%) Vagrant
14 46 (1.75%) Cucumber
14 46 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
15 40 (1.52%) Protractor
16 36 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
17 34 (1.29%) Bower
General
1 465 (17.69%) Finance
2 128 (4.87%) Marketing
3 111 (4.22%) Banking
4 81 (3.08%) Games
5 78 (2.97%) Retail
6 61 (2.32%) Advertising
7 54 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 25 (0.95%) Law
10 22 (0.84%) Electronics
11 20 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.68%) Automotive
13 16 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.57%) Publishing
15 12 (0.46%) Back Office
15 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.34%) Front Office
17 8 (0.30%) Billing
18 7 (0.27%) Legal
19 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,456 (55.40%) HTML
2 1,371 (52.17%) CSS
3 1,346 (51.22%) AngularJS
4 1,042 (39.65%) .NET
5 704 (26.79%) React
6 671 (25.53%) Node.js
7 657 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 630 (23.97%) HTML5
9 622 (23.67%) jQuery
10 406 (15.45%) CSS3
11 392 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 342 (13.01%) Web Services
13 339 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 338 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 313 (11.91%) REST
16 305 (11.61%) RESTful
17 259 (9.86%) Spring
18 247 (9.40%) .NET Framework
19 202 (7.69%) Sass
20 197 (7.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 227 (8.64%) User Experience
2 208 (7.91%) Computer Science
3 200 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
4 171 (6.51%) Fintech
5 135 (5.14%) Mobile App
6 67 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 41 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.33%) Social Media
11 32 (1.22%) Hedge funds
12 25 (0.95%) Bitcoin
13 20 (0.76%) Management Information System
14 18 (0.68%) Cloud Native
14 18 (0.68%) e-Health
15 17 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
16 16 (0.61%) Graphic Design
16 16 (0.61%) NHS
17 14 (0.53%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 235 (8.94%) Linux
2 102 (3.88%) Apple iOS
3 100 (3.81%) Android
4 58 (2.21%) Unix
4 58 (2.21%) Windows
5 14 (0.53%) Mac OS
6 7 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.15%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.11%) CentOS
9 3 (0.11%) VMS
10 2 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.038%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,167 (44.41%) Agile Software Development
2 870 (33.11%) MVC
3 550 (20.93%) TDD
4 479 (18.23%) Web Development
5 425 (16.17%) Scrum
6 384 (14.61%) Software Engineering
7 258 (9.82%) Microservices
8 245 (9.32%) Front End Development
9 237 (9.02%) OO
10 230 (8.75%) BDD
11 226 (8.60%) Test Automation
12 221 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
13 219 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 200 (7.61%) DevOps
15 177 (6.74%) SDLC
16 158 (6.01%) Analytics
17 156 (5.94%) E-Commerce
18 150 (5.71%) Mentoring
19 133 (5.06%) SOLID
20 114 (4.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,075 (78.96%) JavaScript
2 1,106 (42.09%) C#
3 826 (31.43%) SQL
4 703 (26.75%) Java
5 502 (19.10%) PHP
6 353 (13.43%) Python
7 194 (7.38%) TypeScript
8 182 (6.93%) Ruby
9 132 (5.02%) ES6
10 130 (4.95%) T-SQL
11 92 (3.50%) Go
11 92 (3.50%) Scala
12 74 (2.82%) C++
13 54 (2.05%) C
14 41 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 40 (1.52%) VB.NET
16 33 (1.26%) ES7
16 33 (1.26%) PHP 7
17 20 (0.76%) ClojureScript
18 18 (0.68%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 304 (11.57%) Degree
2 90 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.46%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.34%) PhD
6 5 (0.19%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.15%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.038%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.038%) CCNA
8 1 (0.038%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.038%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.038%) MCSA
8 1 (0.038%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.11%) QA
2 8 (0.30%) GDPR
3 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.11%) MiFID
6 2 (0.076%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.076%) SLA
7 1 (0.038%) GCP
7 1 (0.038%) HL7
7 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 299 (11.38%) Docker
2 20 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.19%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.15%) HDFS
5 2 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.076%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.038%) Firmware
6 1 (0.038%) LXC
6 1 (0.038%) NFS
6 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 93 (3.54%) Ansible
2 53 (2.02%) Kubernetes
3 50 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (1.60%) Puppet
5 24 (0.91%) Capistrano
6 16 (0.61%) Cobbler
7 7 (0.27%) Nagios
7 7 (0.27%) Salt
7 7 (0.27%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.23%) Terraform
9 4 (0.15%) cPanel
9 4 (0.15%) Rancher
9 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.076%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.076%) Kibana
11 2 (0.076%) Mesos
12 1 (0.038%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.038%) Consul
Vendors
1 297 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 114 (4.34%) Google
3 87 (3.31%) Oracle
4 53 (2.02%) Zend
5 35 (1.33%) Capita
6 24 (0.91%) IBM
6 24 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 24 (0.91%) Xamarin
7 21 (0.80%) Cisco
8 20 (0.76%) Apple
8 20 (0.76%) Symantec
9 19 (0.72%) SAP
9 19 (0.72%) TIBCO
9 19 (0.72%) Twitter
10 17 (0.65%) Facebook
11 15 (0.57%) Telerik
12 12 (0.46%) New Relic
13 11 (0.42%) Adobe
13 11 (0.42%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.42%) Sybase