Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 226 328
Rank change year-on-year +36 +102 +212
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,710 2,696 1,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 1.54% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.60% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,357 2,328 1,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%

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 143,371 168,664 169,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.30% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114,682 138,131 140,900
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +32 2,556 £50,000 - 699
UK excluding London +44 1,527 £45,000 +5.88% 459
London -3 1,140 £60,000 - 283
South East +91 661 £46,000 +2.22% 115
North of England +23 216 £42,500 +6.25% 106
East of England +56 211 £50,000 +5.26% 50
South West +11 171 £40,000 -3.61% 70
Midlands 0 154 £37,500 - 75
North West +51 152 £42,500 +6.25% 52
West Midlands 0 108 £40,000 +7.38% 41
Scotland +19 79 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Yorkshire +16 55 £40,000 - 43
East Midlands +12 46 £35,000 -6.67% 34
Wales +28 26 £45,000 +12.50% 14
North East +12 9 £45,000 +9.09% 11
Northern Ireland -1 9 £27,500 -26.67% 5

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 2,089 (77.08%) JavaScript
2 1,407 (51.92%) HTML
3 1,406 (51.88%) CSS
4 1,275 (47.05%) AngularJS
5 1,151 (42.47%) C#
6 1,143 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
7 1,117 (41.22%) .NET
8 923 (34.06%) React
9 764 (28.19%) MVC
10 724 (26.72%) SQL
11 708 (26.13%) Node.js
12 615 (22.69%) ASP.NET
13 579 (21.37%) Git (software)
14 563 (20.77%) PHP
15 552 (20.37%) Java
16 540 (19.93%) SQL Server
17 523 (19.30%) HTML5
18 514 (18.97%) jQuery
19 503 (18.56%) Web Development
20 427 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
21 426 (15.72%) TDD
22 418 (15.42%) Finance
23 403 (14.87%) MySQL
24 384 (14.17%) Python
25 380 (14.02%) Microservices
26 354 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
27 351 (12.95%) REST
28 348 (12.84%) CSS3
29 342 (12.62%) RESTful
30 340 (12.55%) Software Engineering

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
1 118 (4.35%) CMS
2 117 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (2.73%) WordPress
4 54 (1.99%) Confluence
5 48 (1.77%) IIS
5 48 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 30 (1.11%) Drupal
7 29 (1.07%) Apache
8 27 (1.00%) nginx
9 25 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 17 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.59%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.52%) DNN
12 14 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.41%) JBoss
13 11 (0.41%) Jupyter
14 9 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.18%) Gunicorn
16 4 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.15%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 26 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.15%) HipChat
5 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.037%) GIMP
6 1 (0.037%) InDesign
6 1 (0.037%) InVision
Business Applications
1 45 (1.66%) Magento
2 19 (0.70%) Shopify
3 15 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.37%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.33%) Temenos T24
6 8 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (0.18%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.11%) Actimize
9 2 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.037%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.037%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 427 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 354 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (3.62%) GitHub
4 94 (3.47%) SaaS
5 78 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 67 (2.47%) npm
7 47 (1.73%) Serverless
8 37 (1.37%) Heroku
9 30 (1.11%) PaaS
10 23 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (0.81%) OpenShift
12 18 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (0.66%) Amazon S3
13 15 (0.55%) Google Analytics
13 15 (0.55%) Slack
14 14 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.44%) NuGet
16 10 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.37%) Office 365
17 7 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.96%) Internet
2 34 (1.25%) HTTP
3 9 (0.33%) DNS
3 9 (0.33%) Intranet
3 9 (0.33%) SSH
4 7 (0.26%) MQTT
4 7 (0.26%) Network Security
5 6 (0.22%) Firewall
5 6 (0.22%) Skype
6 5 (0.18%) GoToMeeting
6 5 (0.18%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.11%) IMAP
7 3 (0.11%) SMTP
7 3 (0.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.074%) SSL
8 2 (0.074%) VoIP
9 1 (0.037%) FTP
9 1 (0.037%) RTSP
9 1 (0.037%) SMS
9 1 (0.037%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 403 (14.87%) MySQL
3 263 (9.70%) MongoDB
4 193 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
5 177 (6.53%) NoSQL
6 158 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 98 (3.62%) Redis
8 92 (3.39%) Big Data
9 56 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (1.07%) Power BI
13 28 (1.03%) RDBMS
14 27 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 26 (0.96%) Blockchain
16 21 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (0.74%) MariaDB
17 20 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 17 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 579 (21.37%) Git (software)
2 136 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 134 (4.94%) webpack
4 109 (4.02%) Jenkins
5 108 (3.99%) JIRA
6 100 (3.69%) Selenium
7 93 (3.43%) Visual Studio
8 74 (2.73%) gulp
9 71 (2.62%) Maven
10 68 (2.51%) Subversion
11 59 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 57 (2.10%) Cucumber
13 52 (1.92%) Mocha
14 44 (1.62%) NUnit
15 43 (1.59%) JUnit
15 43 (1.59%) TeamCity
16 42 (1.55%) Grunt
16 42 (1.55%) Jasmine
17 40 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 39 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 418 (15.42%) Finance
2 146 (5.39%) Retail
3 113 (4.17%) Marketing
4 72 (2.66%) Banking
5 51 (1.88%) Games
6 40 (1.48%) Legal
7 38 (1.40%) Front Office
7 38 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.00%) Electronics
9 27 (1.00%) Law
10 25 (0.92%) Publishing
11 24 (0.89%) Automotive
12 23 (0.85%) Advertising
13 22 (0.81%) Back Office
14 15 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.15%) Military
17 4 (0.15%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,407 (51.92%) HTML
2 1,406 (51.88%) CSS
3 1,275 (47.05%) AngularJS
4 1,117 (41.22%) .NET
5 923 (34.06%) React
6 708 (26.13%) Node.js
7 615 (22.69%) ASP.NET
8 523 (19.30%) HTML5
9 514 (18.97%) jQuery
10 351 (12.95%) REST
11 348 (12.84%) CSS3
12 342 (12.62%) RESTful
13 306 (11.29%) Web Services
14 281 (10.37%) Sass
14 281 (10.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 277 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 275 (10.15%) .NET Framework
17 259 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
18 258 (9.52%) Vue.js
19 210 (7.75%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 290 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
2 248 (9.15%) User Experience
3 153 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 119 (4.39%) Fintech
5 85 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
8 61 (2.25%) Algorithms
9 39 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 32 (1.18%) Cloud Native
11 26 (0.96%) Derivative
11 26 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 26 (0.96%) Internet of Things
11 26 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 25 (0.92%) Blog
13 23 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
14 21 (0.77%) CCTV
14 21 (0.77%) Equities
15 20 (0.74%) Hedge funds
16 16 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 168 (6.20%) Linux
2 123 (4.54%) Windows
3 80 (2.95%) Apple iOS
4 78 (2.88%) Android
5 28 (1.03%) Unix
5 28 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.037%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.037%) Debian
10 1 (0.037%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.037%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,143 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 764 (28.19%) MVC
3 503 (18.56%) Web Development
4 426 (15.72%) TDD
5 380 (14.02%) Microservices
6 340 (12.55%) Software Engineering
7 318 (11.73%) Scrum
8 273 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
8 273 (10.07%) DevOps
9 230 (8.49%) Unit Testing
10 226 (8.34%) Test Automation
11 223 (8.23%) OO
12 205 (7.56%) Computer Science
13 195 (7.20%) Front End Development
14 190 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
15 168 (6.20%) E-Commerce
16 138 (5.09%) BDD
17 136 (5.02%) Open Source
18 134 (4.94%) SDLC
19 127 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,089 (77.08%) JavaScript
2 1,151 (42.47%) C#
3 724 (26.72%) SQL
4 563 (20.77%) PHP
5 552 (20.37%) Java
6 384 (14.17%) Python
7 230 (8.49%) TypeScript
8 186 (6.86%) ES6
9 123 (4.54%) Ruby
10 110 (4.06%) T-SQL
11 76 (2.80%) Java 8
12 75 (2.77%) C++
13 51 (1.88%) Scala
14 45 (1.66%) VB.NET
15 35 (1.29%) PowerShell
16 34 (1.25%) Go
17 27 (1.00%) C
18 25 (0.92%) ES7
19 14 (0.52%) Bash Shell
20 13 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 269 (9.93%) Degree
2 86 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.52%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.30%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.22%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.18%) HND
9 5 (0.18%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.15%) PhD
11 2 (0.074%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.074%) MPhil
12 1 (0.037%) CEH
12 1 (0.037%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.037%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.037%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.36%) QA
2 28 (1.03%) GDPR
3 9 (0.33%) GAMP
3 9 (0.33%) MiFID
4 8 (0.30%) WAI
5 5 (0.18%) SLA
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
7 3 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.037%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.037%) WCAG
System Software
1 246 (9.08%) Docker
2 9 (0.33%) Varnish
3 6 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.074%) Firmware
6 2 (0.074%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.037%) HDFS
7 1 (0.037%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 138 (5.09%) Kubernetes
2 46 (1.70%) Ansible
3 37 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.74%) Puppet
5 19 (0.70%) Terraform
6 8 (0.30%) Marathon
6 8 (0.30%) Mesos
7 5 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.11%) Plesk
9 1 (0.037%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.037%) Kibana
9 1 (0.037%) logstash
9 1 (0.037%) Nagios
9 1 (0.037%) OpenNebula
9 1 (0.037%) Salt
9 1 (0.037%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 297 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 96 (3.54%) Oracle
3 84 (3.10%) Google
4 37 (1.37%) SAP
5 25 (0.92%) Xamarin
6 24 (0.89%) Zend
7 21 (0.77%) Atlassian
7 21 (0.77%) Cadence
8 20 (0.74%) Adobe
9 19 (0.70%) Rackspace
10 17 (0.63%) Apple
11 16 (0.59%) Demandware
12 14 (0.52%) Telerik
13 12 (0.44%) BT
14 9 (0.33%) Charles River
14 9 (0.33%) Temenos
15 8 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.22%) HP
16 6 (0.22%) hybris
17 5 (0.18%) F5