Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 229 347
Rank change year-on-year +34 +118 +267
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,817 2,808 1,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 1.56% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.63% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,468 2,479 1,522
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 151,510 172,360 178,969
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121,415 138,723 149,394
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +31 2,664 £50,000 - 572
UK excluding London +43 1,561 £45,000 +5.88% 319
London +2 1,204 £60,000 - 279
South East +100 744 £45,000 - 83
North of England -5 203 £45,000 +12.50% 76
East of England +33 197 £50,000 - 50
Midlands -11 171 £38,500 -3.75% 45
North West +39 151 £45,000 +12.50% 39
South West -8 138 £40,000 -5.88% 39
West Midlands +10 137 £40,000 - 29
Scotland -10 72 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Yorkshire -26 39 £37,250 -6.88% 29
East Midlands -11 34 £35,000 -6.67% 16
Wales +18 30 £47,500 +18.75% 6
North East -6 13 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Northern Ireland -2 6 £70,000 +7.69% 3

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 2,148 (76.25%) JavaScript
2 1,512 (53.67%) HTML
3 1,472 (52.25%) CSS
4 1,306 (46.36%) AngularJS
5 1,263 (44.83%) C#
6 1,230 (43.66%) .NET
7 1,161 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
8 921 (32.69%) React
9 830 (29.46%) SQL
10 820 (29.11%) MVC
11 694 (24.64%) Node.js
12 685 (24.32%) ASP.NET
13 616 (21.87%) Git (software)
14 571 (20.27%) Java
15 570 (20.23%) PHP
16 569 (20.20%) HTML5
17 563 (19.99%) SQL Server
18 551 (19.56%) jQuery
19 520 (18.46%) Web Development
20 447 (15.87%) TDD
21 434 (15.41%) Finance
22 416 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
23 411 (14.59%) MySQL
24 387 (13.74%) CSS3
25 364 (12.92%) Scrum
26 351 (12.46%) RESTful
27 342 (12.14%) REST
28 336 (11.93%) Software Engineering
29 333 (11.82%) Python
30 327 (11.61%) Amazon AWS

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
1 145 (5.15%) CMS
2 131 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 83 (2.95%) WordPress
4 63 (2.24%) IIS
5 51 (1.81%) Umbraco
6 47 (1.67%) Confluence
7 39 (1.38%) Apache
8 29 (1.03%) Drupal
9 26 (0.92%) nginx
10 21 (0.75%) EPiServer
11 18 (0.64%) Apache Spark
12 16 (0.57%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.35%) DNN
14 9 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.25%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.18%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 4 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
17 4 (0.14%) JBoss
17 4 (0.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 19 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.35%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.035%) GIMP
4 1 (0.035%) HipChat
4 1 (0.035%) InDesign
4 1 (0.035%) InVision
4 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.035%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 49 (1.74%) Magento
2 18 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.57%) Shopify
4 9 (0.32%) thinkFolio
5 8 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.11%) Actimize
9 2 (0.071%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.035%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.035%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.035%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 416 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 327 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (3.34%) SaaS
4 92 (3.27%) GitHub
5 68 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 68 (2.41%) npm
6 53 (1.88%) Serverless
7 45 (1.60%) Heroku
8 24 (0.85%) PaaS
9 23 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.50%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.46%) NuGet
13 12 (0.43%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.32%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (0.28%) Slack
16 7 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.81%) Internet
2 42 (1.49%) HTTP
3 11 (0.39%) Intranet
4 7 (0.25%) SMS
5 6 (0.21%) DNS
6 5 (0.18%) Firewall
6 5 (0.18%) NetScaler
6 5 (0.18%) Network Security
7 4 (0.14%) MQTT
7 4 (0.14%) SSL
8 3 (0.11%) AMQP
8 3 (0.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.071%) VPN
9 2 (0.071%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.035%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.035%) FTP
10 1 (0.035%) IMAP
10 1 (0.035%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.035%) SMTP
10 1 (0.035%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 563 (19.99%) SQL Server
2 411 (14.59%) MySQL
3 282 (10.01%) MongoDB
4 175 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
5 164 (5.82%) NoSQL
6 136 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 90 (3.19%) Redis
8 75 (2.66%) Big Data
9 63 (2.24%) Blockchain
10 52 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 36 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
14 35 (1.24%) Power BI
15 34 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 31 (1.10%) RDBMS
17 21 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (0.67%) CouchDB
18 19 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
19 18 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 616 (21.87%) Git (software)
2 132 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 114 (4.05%) webpack
4 105 (3.73%) Visual Studio
5 100 (3.55%) gulp
6 95 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 93 (3.30%) JIRA
8 77 (2.73%) Selenium
9 69 (2.45%) Subversion
10 62 (2.20%) Grunt
10 62 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 62 (2.20%) TeamCity
11 58 (2.06%) NUnit
12 54 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
13 53 (1.88%) Maven
14 51 (1.81%) Mocha
15 46 (1.63%) JUnit
16 45 (1.60%) Jasmine
17 39 (1.38%) Bitbucket
18 38 (1.35%) Cucumber
General
1 434 (15.41%) Finance
2 158 (5.61%) Retail
3 118 (4.19%) Marketing
4 72 (2.56%) Banking
5 50 (1.77%) Games
6 49 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 43 (1.53%) Advertising
8 40 (1.42%) Law
9 29 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 24 (0.85%) Electronics
11 23 (0.82%) Front Office
11 23 (0.82%) Legal
12 22 (0.78%) Back Office
13 21 (0.75%) Automotive
14 20 (0.71%) Publishing
15 18 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.21%) Hindi Language
17 6 (0.21%) Urdu Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,512 (53.67%) HTML
2 1,472 (52.25%) CSS
3 1,306 (46.36%) AngularJS
4 1,230 (43.66%) .NET
5 921 (32.69%) React
6 694 (24.64%) Node.js
7 685 (24.32%) ASP.NET
8 569 (20.20%) HTML5
9 551 (19.56%) jQuery
10 387 (13.74%) CSS3
11 351 (12.46%) RESTful
12 342 (12.14%) REST
13 326 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 306 (10.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 297 (10.54%) Sass
16 287 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 281 (9.98%) Web Services
18 271 (9.62%) .NET Framework
19 225 (7.99%) Vue.js
20 203 (7.21%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 305 (10.83%) User Experience
2 263 (9.34%) Greenfield Project
3 162 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 112 (3.98%) Fintech
5 95 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 50 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 48 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 37 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 24 (0.85%) Hedge funds
11 23 (0.82%) Internet of Things
12 22 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 21 (0.75%) CCTV
14 20 (0.71%) Equities
15 19 (0.67%) NHS
16 18 (0.64%) Blog
17 16 (0.57%) Derivative
17 16 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
18 15 (0.53%) Client/Server
19 14 (0.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 184 (6.53%) Linux
2 159 (5.64%) Windows
3 61 (2.17%) Android
4 59 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.42%) Unix
6 37 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.035%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.035%) Debian
12 1 (0.035%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,161 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
2 820 (29.11%) MVC
3 520 (18.46%) Web Development
4 447 (15.87%) TDD
5 364 (12.92%) Scrum
6 336 (11.93%) Software Engineering
7 324 (11.50%) Microservices
8 234 (8.31%) Unit Testing
9 233 (8.27%) DevOps
10 229 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 227 (8.06%) Front End Development
12 226 (8.02%) OO
13 204 (7.24%) Computer Science
14 196 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
15 184 (6.53%) E-Commerce
16 175 (6.21%) Test Automation
17 148 (5.25%) SDLC
18 141 (5.01%) BDD
19 140 (4.97%) Open Source
20 124 (4.40%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,148 (76.25%) JavaScript
2 1,263 (44.83%) C#
3 830 (29.46%) SQL
4 571 (20.27%) Java
5 570 (20.23%) PHP
6 333 (11.82%) Python
7 265 (9.41%) TypeScript
8 179 (6.35%) ES6
9 144 (5.11%) Ruby
10 121 (4.30%) T-SQL
11 75 (2.66%) Java 8
12 70 (2.48%) C++
13 61 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 58 (2.06%) Scala
15 57 (2.02%) VB.NET
16 48 (1.70%) Go
17 24 (0.85%) C
18 23 (0.82%) ES7
19 18 (0.64%) Elixir
20 15 (0.53%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 266 (9.44%) Degree
2 99 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.39%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.28%) AWS Certification
5 8 (0.28%) MCPD
5 8 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (0.28%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.21%) PhD
6 6 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.18%) HND
7 5 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.14%) MPhil
9 3 (0.11%) SAFe Agilist
10 2 (0.071%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.035%) MCTS
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.27%) QA
2 21 (0.75%) GDPR
3 14 (0.50%) WAI
4 11 (0.39%) SLA
5 4 (0.14%) GAMP
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.071%) MiFID
7 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.035%) HL7
7 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.035%) PMO
System Software
1 221 (7.85%) Docker
2 9 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.18%) Varnish
5 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.035%) Firmware
6 1 (0.035%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 109 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 28 (0.99%) Ansible
3 26 (0.92%) Terraform
4 25 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.32%) Puppet
6 5 (0.18%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.11%) Marathon
7 3 (0.11%) Mesos
8 2 (0.071%) Kibana
8 2 (0.071%) Nagios
8 2 (0.071%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.071%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.035%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.035%) Grafana
9 1 (0.035%) logstash
9 1 (0.035%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.035%) Salt
Vendors
1 281 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 84 (2.98%) Google
3 67 (2.38%) Oracle
4 36 (1.28%) Xamarin
5 30 (1.06%) Zend
6 25 (0.89%) SAP
7 21 (0.75%) Apple
8 20 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 17 (0.60%) Charles River
9 17 (0.60%) Telerik
10 16 (0.57%) Cadence
10 16 (0.57%) Demandware
11 14 (0.50%) Adobe
12 11 (0.39%) BT
12 11 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.39%) Twitter
13 9 (0.32%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.28%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.28%) Sencha
15 7 (0.25%) Tableau