Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 113 204
Rank change year-on-year -17 +91 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 3,418 1,390 2,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.72% 2.84% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 2.99% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,157 1,225 2,092
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £44,250 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 114,854 46,428 130,230
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.23% 94.98% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 79,474 38,868 105,157
10th Percentile £31,894 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 -18 2,959 £60,000 +9.09% 600
London +5 1,710 £72,500 +3.57% 268
UK excluding London -43 1,384 £50,000 - 372
Work from Home -16 959 £60,000 +9.09% 153
South East -6 508 £52,500 -4.55% 77
North of England -89 237 £45,000 -5.26% 112
Midlands -81 197 £45,000 - 63
South West -45 147 £47,500 +8.57% 39
West Midlands -68 138 £45,000 - 42
Scotland -9 129 £47,500 -5.00% 26
North West -84 129 £50,000 +4.17% 69
East of England -37 127 £60,000 +9.09% 39
Yorkshire -73 81 £45,000 +12.50% 31
East Midlands -60 59 £45,000 - 21
Wales -37 37 £45,000 -10.00% 13
North East -19 27 £35,000 -36.36% 12
Northern Ireland -39 8 £57,500 +15.00% 3

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 3,398 (99.41%) Full Stack Development
2 2,378 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 1,902 (55.65%) React
4 1,409 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1,193 (34.90%) .NET
6 1,159 (33.91%) HTML
7 1,144 (33.47%) C#
8 1,138 (33.29%) AngularJS
9 1,116 (32.65%) Node.js
10 1,082 (31.66%) CSS
11 1,037 (30.34%) TypeScript
12 1,003 (29.34%) SQL
13 958 (28.03%) Azure
14 955 (27.94%) AWS
15 746 (21.83%) Docker
16 735 (21.50%) Git (software)
17 608 (17.79%) TDD
18 601 (17.58%) DevOps
19 598 (17.50%) Java
20 596 (17.44%) Python
20 596 (17.44%) Social Skills
21 587 (17.17%) Microservices
22 567 (16.59%) Finance
23 560 (16.38%) PHP
24 542 (15.86%) Scrum
25 536 (15.68%) .NET Core
26 531 (15.54%) SQL Server
27 521 (15.24%) Software Engineering
28 492 (14.39%) MVC
29 481 (14.07%) 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
1 167 (4.89%) CMS
2 156 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
3 132 (3.86%) WordPress
4 65 (1.90%) Apache
5 47 (1.38%) Confluence
6 43 (1.26%) Drupal
7 36 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 25 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 24 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 21 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
11 20 (0.59%) EPiServer
12 18 (0.53%) Apache Spark
13 17 (0.50%) MODX
14 15 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.41%) IIS
16 10 (0.29%) Ethereum
16 10 (0.29%) Sitefinity
16 10 (0.29%) ThingWorx
17 9 (0.26%) nginx
18 8 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.32%) Adobe XD
4 9 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.23%) Campfire
5 8 (0.23%) InVision
5 8 (0.23%) Sketch
6 7 (0.20%) Figma
7 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.029%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (0.59%) Shopify
2 14 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.32%) nopCommerce
4 10 (0.29%) Magento
5 7 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.088%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.088%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.059%) Summit
7 2 (0.059%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.029%) Maximo
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.029%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 958 (28.03%) Azure
2 955 (27.94%) AWS
3 349 (10.21%) Serverless
4 344 (10.06%) GCP
5 341 (9.98%) SaaS
6 201 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
7 199 (5.82%) GitHub
8 119 (3.48%) Amazon S3
9 87 (2.55%) npm
10 74 (2.17%) PaaS
11 73 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
12 64 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
12 64 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
13 62 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
14 48 (1.40%) Azure Functions
15 42 (1.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 42 (1.23%) Firebase
16 40 (1.17%) Heroku
17 37 (1.08%) Stripe
18 35 (1.02%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.84%) Internet
2 39 (1.14%) HTTP
3 26 (0.76%) MQTT
4 25 (0.73%) DNS
5 20 (0.59%) Firewall
5 20 (0.59%) VPN
6 12 (0.35%) Broadband
7 11 (0.32%) Modbus
7 11 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.26%) WebEx
9 8 (0.23%) Wireless
10 5 (0.15%) SMS
11 2 (0.059%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.059%) SSL
12 1 (0.029%) FTP
12 1 (0.029%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 452 (13.22%) MySQL
3 375 (10.97%) NoSQL
4 336 (9.83%) PostgreSQL
5 319 (9.33%) MongoDB
6 211 (6.17%) Relational Database
7 149 (4.36%) Redis
8 109 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 99 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
10 79 (2.31%) Big Data
11 67 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 36 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
14 34 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
15 24 (0.70%) Blockchain
16 20 (0.59%) MariaDB
17 19 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (0.50%) Power BI
18 17 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 735 (21.50%) Git (software)
2 213 (6.23%) Jenkins
3 167 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 137 (4.01%) JIRA
5 112 (3.28%) Cypress.io
6 108 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 107 (3.13%) webpack
8 76 (2.22%) NUnit
9 68 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
10 61 (1.78%) JUnit
11 60 (1.76%) Postman
12 58 (1.70%) Moq
13 57 (1.67%) Maven
14 52 (1.52%) Selenium
15 50 (1.46%) GitLab
16 48 (1.40%) CircleCI
17 43 (1.26%) Jasmine
17 43 (1.26%) TeamCity
18 41 (1.20%) gulp
18 41 (1.20%) Mocha
General
1 596 (17.44%) Social Skills
2 567 (16.59%) Finance
3 230 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 169 (4.94%) Marketing
5 132 (3.86%) Banking
6 96 (2.81%) Retail
7 86 (2.52%) Law
8 81 (2.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 72 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 71 (2.08%) Games
11 65 (1.90%) Legal
12 59 (1.73%) Public Sector
13 58 (1.70%) Organisational Skills
14 47 (1.38%) Advertising
15 38 (1.11%) Front Office
15 38 (1.11%) Investment Banking
16 37 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
16 37 (1.08%) Telecoms
17 28 (0.82%) Financial Institution
18 26 (0.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,902 (55.65%) React
2 1,193 (34.90%) .NET
3 1,159 (33.91%) HTML
4 1,138 (33.29%) AngularJS
5 1,116 (32.65%) Node.js
6 1,082 (31.66%) CSS
7 536 (15.68%) .NET Core
8 481 (14.07%) REST
9 463 (13.55%) Vue.js
10 367 (10.74%) HTML5
11 361 (10.56%) RESTful
12 360 (10.53%) jQuery
13 353 (10.33%) .NET Framework
14 350 (10.24%) ASP.NET
15 348 (10.18%) Web Services
16 270 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 251 (7.34%) GraphQL
18 225 (6.58%) Spring
19 223 (6.52%) Laravel
20 219 (6.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 435 (12.73%) User Experience
2 195 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 188 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 112 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 96 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 94 (2.75%) Algorithms
7 76 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 67 (1.96%) Cloud Native
9 66 (1.93%) Virtual Team
10 58 (1.70%) Blog
11 34 (0.99%) Equities
12 30 (0.88%) Legacy Code
12 30 (0.88%) Life Science
12 30 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
13 27 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 23 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
14 23 (0.67%) FMCG
15 22 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
16 21 (0.61%) Management Information System
17 20 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 155 (4.53%) Linux
2 95 (2.78%) Android
3 94 (2.75%) Windows
4 85 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.05%) Unix
6 22 (0.64%) VMS
7 9 (0.26%) Mesosphere
8 7 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.20%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.029%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,398 (99.41%) Full Stack Development
2 1,409 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
3 608 (17.79%) TDD
4 601 (17.58%) DevOps
5 587 (17.17%) Microservices
6 542 (15.86%) Scrum
7 521 (15.24%) Software Engineering
8 492 (14.39%) MVC
9 404 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
10 395 (11.56%) Web Development
11 327 (9.57%) Computer Science
12 320 (9.36%) Test Automation
13 317 (9.27%) Fintech
14 309 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
15 304 (8.89%) OO
16 291 (8.51%) SOLID
17 250 (7.31%) Mentoring
17 250 (7.31%) SDLC
18 240 (7.02%) Front End Development
19 239 (6.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,378 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 1,144 (33.47%) C#
3 1,037 (30.34%) TypeScript
4 1,003 (29.34%) SQL
5 598 (17.50%) Java
6 596 (17.44%) Python
7 560 (16.38%) PHP
8 178 (5.21%) ES6
9 131 (3.83%) Go
10 112 (3.28%) Ruby
11 88 (2.57%) T-SQL
12 74 (2.17%) Java 8
13 70 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 62 (1.81%) C++
15 46 (1.35%) Kotlin
16 42 (1.23%) PHP 7
17 31 (0.91%) Scala
18 29 (0.85%) Bash Shell
19 23 (0.67%) C
20 20 (0.59%) Rust
Qualifications
1 331 (9.68%) Degree
2 211 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
4 36 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 27 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.26%) MBA
8 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.12%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.088%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.059%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.029%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (5.38%) QA
2 115 (3.36%) Accessibility
3 12 (0.35%) GDPR
4 11 (0.32%) WCAG
5 9 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 9 (0.26%) GxP
6 6 (0.18%) GAMP
7 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.088%) IEC 62304
8 3 (0.088%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.059%) PSD2
9 2 (0.059%) SLA
10 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
System Software
1 746 (21.83%) Docker
2 23 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.38%) Postfix
4 12 (0.35%) Varnish
5 11 (0.32%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.18%) Firmware
7 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 444 (12.99%) Kubernetes
2 171 (5.00%) Terraform
3 55 (1.61%) Grafana
4 48 (1.40%) Kibana
5 35 (1.02%) logstash
6 26 (0.76%) Ansible
7 22 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.41%) Prometheus
8 14 (0.41%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.38%) Puppet
10 12 (0.35%) HAProxy
10 12 (0.35%) Opsgenie
10 12 (0.35%) Pingdom
11 9 (0.26%) Automic
11 9 (0.26%) Consul
11 9 (0.26%) MIIS
12 6 (0.18%) Mesos
13 5 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 267 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 258 (7.55%) Google
3 83 (2.43%) Oracle
4 29 (0.85%) Zend
5 27 (0.79%) SAP
6 26 (0.76%) New Relic
7 23 (0.67%) Telerik
8 22 (0.64%) Adobe
9 21 (0.61%) Xamarin
10 20 (0.59%) Netlify
11 19 (0.56%) Apple
11 19 (0.56%) Sitecore
12 17 (0.50%) Facebook
12 17 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (0.47%) IBM
14 15 (0.44%) Sybase
15 12 (0.35%) Splunk
16 10 (0.29%) Intel
17 9 (0.26%) Agilent
17 9 (0.26%) Okta