Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 253 472
Rank change year-on-year +42 +219 +395
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,804 2,370 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 1.37% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.43% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,465 2,145 1,169
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% +6.25%

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 166,189 166,064 194,291
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,115 136,769 163,202
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +51 2,690 £50,000 +5.26% 482
UK excluding London +71 1,587 £43,500 +8.75% 306
London -6 1,196 £60,000 +4.35% 204
South East +107 633 £45,000 +5.88% 112
North of England +122 327 £45,000 +16.88% 67
North West +125 240 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Midlands -26 192 £40,000 - 30
East of England +64 180 £47,500 +18.75% 43
South West -1 169 £40,000 -0.93% 26
West Midlands -10 139 £40,000 - 24
Yorkshire +21 74 £40,000 +14.29% 19
Scotland -41 70 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East Midlands -35 53 £40,000 +11.89% 6
Wales -4 15 £42,000 +20.00% 8
North East -16 13 £42,500 +30.77% 7
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 2,181 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 1,526 (54.42%) HTML
3 1,457 (51.96%) CSS
4 1,364 (48.64%) C#
5 1,317 (46.97%) .NET
6 1,277 (45.54%) AngularJS
7 1,113 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
8 948 (33.81%) MVC
9 880 (31.38%) SQL
10 739 (26.36%) React
11 723 (25.78%) ASP.NET
12 642 (22.90%) jQuery
13 624 (22.25%) SQL Server
14 608 (21.68%) Node.js
15 600 (21.40%) Git (software)
16 597 (21.29%) HTML5
17 596 (21.26%) Web Development
18 552 (19.69%) PHP
19 522 (18.62%) Java
20 488 (17.40%) TDD
21 469 (16.73%) Finance
22 432 (15.41%) ASP.NET MVC
23 397 (14.16%) ASP.NET Web API
24 379 (13.52%) CSS3
25 374 (13.34%) Amazon AWS
26 367 (13.09%) Software Engineering
27 362 (12.91%) MySQL
28 356 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
29 345 (12.30%) Scrum
30 334 (11.91%) RESTful

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
1 162 (5.78%) CMS
2 117 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (2.57%) Apache
4 66 (2.35%) WordPress
5 47 (1.68%) IIS
6 46 (1.64%) Drupal
7 45 (1.60%) EPiServer
8 37 (1.32%) Confluence
9 33 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 33 (1.18%) Umbraco
10 28 (1.00%) nginx
11 27 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 15 (0.53%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.50%) JBoss
13 14 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.43%) Kentico
14 12 (0.43%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.39%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 25 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (0.53%) Chatbot
4 12 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.071%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.036%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 44 (1.57%) Magento
2 14 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.11%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.071%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.071%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.071%) Shopify
6 1 (0.036%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 374 (13.34%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (3.67%) SaaS
4 102 (3.64%) GitHub
5 78 (2.78%) npm
6 50 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 50 (1.78%) Heroku
7 47 (1.68%) Serverless
8 30 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
9 29 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 26 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (0.78%) IaaS
12 17 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (0.50%) PaaS
14 13 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
15 12 (0.43%) Slack
16 11 (0.39%) NuGet
17 10 (0.36%) CloudFront
17 10 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.85%) HTTP
2 38 (1.36%) Internet
3 24 (0.86%) Intranet
4 17 (0.61%) Broadband
4 17 (0.61%) SMS
5 14 (0.50%) AMQP
6 9 (0.32%) LTE
6 9 (0.32%) SSL
7 8 (0.29%) Firewall
8 5 (0.18%) DNS
9 4 (0.14%) SNMP
10 3 (0.11%) Extranet
10 3 (0.11%) Skype
10 3 (0.11%) SSH
11 2 (0.071%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.071%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 2 (0.071%) VoIP
12 1 (0.036%) SMTP
12 1 (0.036%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.036%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 624 (22.25%) SQL Server
2 362 (12.91%) MySQL
3 280 (9.99%) MongoDB
4 224 (7.99%) NoSQL
5 152 (5.42%) Relational Database
6 134 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (2.50%) Blockchain
8 67 (2.39%) Big Data
9 66 (2.35%) Redis
10 57 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 53 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 42 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (1.18%) RDBMS
16 31 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 26 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
19 23 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
20 18 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 600 (21.40%) Git (software)
2 148 (5.28%) gulp
3 124 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 120 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 96 (3.42%) webpack
6 88 (3.14%) Jenkins
7 85 (3.03%) Selenium
8 81 (2.89%) Grunt
9 77 (2.75%) JIRA
10 73 (2.60%) Maven
11 71 (2.53%) TeamCity
12 63 (2.25%) Subversion
13 60 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
14 58 (2.07%) NUnit
15 53 (1.89%) JUnit
16 47 (1.68%) Mocha
17 44 (1.57%) Jasmine
17 44 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
18 41 (1.46%) Vagrant
19 40 (1.43%) Bower
General
1 469 (16.73%) Finance
2 177 (6.31%) Marketing
3 114 (4.07%) Retail
4 97 (3.46%) Banking
5 59 (2.10%) Games
6 43 (1.53%) Advertising
7 29 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 21 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 15 (0.53%) Legal
10 12 (0.43%) Automotive
10 12 (0.43%) Front Office
11 9 (0.32%) Electronics
12 8 (0.29%) French Language
13 7 (0.25%) Back Office
13 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.21%) Law
15 4 (0.14%) Hindi Language
15 4 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,526 (54.42%) HTML
2 1,457 (51.96%) CSS
3 1,317 (46.97%) .NET
4 1,277 (45.54%) AngularJS
5 739 (26.36%) React
6 723 (25.78%) ASP.NET
7 642 (22.90%) jQuery
8 608 (21.68%) Node.js
9 597 (21.29%) HTML5
10 432 (15.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 397 (14.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 379 (13.52%) CSS3
13 334 (11.91%) RESTful
14 311 (11.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 309 (11.02%) Web Services
16 308 (10.98%) .NET Framework
17 265 (9.45%) REST
18 254 (9.06%) Sass
19 201 (7.17%) Entity Framework
20 192 (6.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 331 (11.80%) User Experience
2 270 (9.63%) Greenfield Project
3 178 (6.35%) Fintech
4 177 (6.31%) Computer Science
5 119 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 93 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
7 53 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 26 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 24 (0.86%) Data Structures
11 20 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 19 (0.68%) Bitcoin
13 18 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.64%) Cloud Native
14 17 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.61%) Life Science
15 16 (0.57%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.57%) W3C
16 13 (0.46%) Smartphone
17 12 (0.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 199 (7.10%) Linux
2 97 (3.46%) Windows
3 90 (3.21%) Android
4 74 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 43 (1.53%) Unix
6 20 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.43%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.29%) CentOS
9 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.14%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.071%) Debian
11 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,113 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 948 (33.81%) MVC
3 596 (21.26%) Web Development
4 488 (17.40%) TDD
5 367 (13.09%) Software Engineering
6 345 (12.30%) Scrum
7 304 (10.84%) Microservices
8 289 (10.31%) Front End Development
9 248 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
10 230 (8.20%) DevOps
11 223 (7.95%) OO
11 223 (7.95%) Unit Testing
12 208 (7.42%) BDD
13 197 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
14 180 (6.42%) E-Commerce
15 168 (5.99%) SDLC
15 168 (5.99%) Test Automation
16 112 (3.99%) SOLID
17 111 (3.96%) Open Source
18 105 (3.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,181 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 1,364 (48.64%) C#
3 880 (31.38%) SQL
4 552 (19.69%) PHP
5 522 (18.62%) Java
6 306 (10.91%) Python
7 237 (8.45%) TypeScript
8 158 (5.63%) ES6
9 148 (5.28%) T-SQL
10 146 (5.21%) Ruby
11 85 (3.03%) Java 8
12 58 (2.07%) Scala
13 54 (1.93%) Go
14 50 (1.78%) C++
15 46 (1.64%) VB.NET
16 40 (1.43%) PowerShell
17 38 (1.36%) Elixir
18 27 (0.96%) Kotlin
19 25 (0.89%) Bash Shell
20 17 (0.61%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 289 (10.31%) Degree
2 96 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.39%) AWS Certification
5 10 (0.36%) SAFe Agilist
6 9 (0.32%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.11%) PhD
9 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.071%) MCTS
11 1 (0.036%) CEH
11 1 (0.036%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.036%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.14%) QA
2 13 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.43%) GCP
4 11 (0.39%) SLA
5 8 (0.29%) GDPR
6 5 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.11%) WAI
9 1 (0.036%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.036%) MiFID
9 1 (0.036%) WCAG
System Software
1 225 (8.02%) Docker
2 11 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.18%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.14%) HDFS
6 3 (0.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.036%) Firmware
7 1 (0.036%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 47 (1.68%) Kubernetes
2 44 (1.57%) Ansible
3 29 (1.03%) Terraform
4 21 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.64%) Puppet
6 10 (0.36%) Nagios
6 10 (0.36%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.32%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.25%) Kibana
8 7 (0.25%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.18%) Grafana
11 4 (0.14%) logstash
11 4 (0.14%) Salt
12 3 (0.11%) Graphite
13 2 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (0.036%) Apache Shiro
14 1 (0.036%) Consul
14 1 (0.036%) Hadoop YARN
14 1 (0.036%) Rancher
Vendors
1 319 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 93 (3.32%) Google
3 74 (2.64%) Capita
4 58 (2.07%) Oracle
5 42 (1.50%) Xamarin
6 41 (1.46%) Zend
7 29 (1.03%) Twitter
8 16 (0.57%) Adobe
9 15 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 14 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.46%) New Relic
11 13 (0.46%) Splunk
12 12 (0.43%) Rackspace
12 12 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.36%) Facebook
14 9 (0.32%) Sybase
15 8 (0.29%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.29%) Cognizant
15 8 (0.29%) DataCash
16 7 (0.25%) VMware