Period
to 26 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 205 199
Rank change year-on-year +92 -6 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 1,318 2,374 3,040
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.74% 1.69% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 1.77% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,336 2,318 2,918
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 45,669 134,450 160,759
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.76% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37,390 107,009 129,523
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020. 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 +88 1,232 £57,500 +9.52% 464
UK excluding London +65 665 £50,000 +11.11% 307
London +122 614 £72,000 +10.77% 181
Work from Home +35 213 £57,500 +15.00% 88
South East +37 179 £55,000 +10.00% 79
North of England +121 162 £48,000 +6.67% 80
Midlands +51 124 £46,000 +15.00% 41
North West +85 107 £50,000 +11.11% 50
South West +55 89 £45,000 - 56
West Midlands +37 82 £47,500 +18.75% 24
East of England +80 51 £51,250 +2.50% 25
Yorkshire +113 43 £40,000 -5.88% 22
East Midlands +44 42 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Scotland +89 31 £48,750 +21.88% 17
Wales +33 22 £50,000 +9.89% 9
North East +22 12 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Northern Ireland +25 7 £50,000 +14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 909 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 603 (45.75%) React
3 567 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
4 527 (39.98%) AngularJS
5 483 (36.65%) HTML
6 470 (35.66%) C#
6 470 (35.66%) .NET
7 468 (35.51%) CSS
8 409 (31.03%) Node.js
9 308 (23.37%) SQL
10 283 (21.47%) Azure
11 274 (20.79%) TDD
12 269 (20.41%) Java
13 266 (20.18%) AWS
13 266 (20.18%) DevOps
14 253 (19.20%) TypeScript
15 250 (18.97%) Python
16 246 (18.66%) Microservices
17 242 (18.36%) Git (software)
18 221 (16.77%) Vue.js
19 216 (16.39%) SQL Server
19 216 (16.39%) MVC
20 214 (16.24%) .NET Core
21 212 (16.08%) Finance
22 210 (15.93%) PHP
23 192 (14.57%) Docker
24 185 (14.04%) ASP.NET
25 172 (13.05%) HTML5
26 161 (12.22%) REST
26 161 (12.22%) 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 65 (4.93%) Apache
2 33 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (2.20%) CMS
3 29 (2.20%) Confluence
4 24 (1.82%) WordPress
5 20 (1.52%) Apache Spark
6 17 (1.29%) IIS
7 11 (0.83%) Headless CMS
7 11 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.76%) Drupal
9 8 (0.61%) nginx
10 7 (0.53%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.076%) Camunda
14 1 (0.076%) JBoss
14 1 (0.076%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Zeplin
2 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.076%) Inkscape
5 1 (0.076%) Mingle
5 1 (0.076%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 13 (0.99%) Magento
2 8 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.38%) Shopify
4 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 283 (21.47%) Azure
2 266 (20.18%) AWS
3 113 (8.57%) Serverless
4 78 (5.92%) AWS Lambda
5 77 (5.84%) SaaS
6 67 (5.08%) GCP
7 65 (4.93%) GitHub
8 27 (2.05%) Firebase
8 27 (2.05%) npm
9 26 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (1.97%) Amazon S3
10 23 (1.75%) Azure Functions
11 20 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (1.14%) Power Platform
14 11 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
16 9 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.44%) HTTP
2 11 (0.83%) Internet
3 4 (0.30%) AMQP
4 2 (0.15%) Firewall
4 2 (0.15%) SNMP
4 2 (0.15%) Wireless
5 1 (0.076%) ATM
5 1 (0.076%) DNS
5 1 (0.076%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.076%) MQTT
5 1 (0.076%) RTP
5 1 (0.076%) Skype
5 1 (0.076%) SSH
5 1 (0.076%) VoIP
5 1 (0.076%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 149 (11.31%) MySQL
3 131 (9.94%) MongoDB
4 114 (8.65%) NoSQL
5 79 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
6 64 (4.86%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 37 (2.81%) Redis
9 29 (2.20%) Big Data
10 22 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
11 19 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.14%) Power BI
13 13 (0.99%) Riak
14 12 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.83%) Blockchain
15 11 (0.83%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 242 (18.36%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.25%) webpack
3 52 (3.95%) JIRA
4 48 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 36 (2.73%) Visual Studio
6 31 (2.35%) Mocha
7 30 (2.28%) NUnit
7 30 (2.28%) TeamCity
8 26 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (1.90%) Jasmine
10 24 (1.82%) JUnit
11 22 (1.67%) Maven
12 18 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (1.06%) Subversion
14 13 (0.99%) gulp
14 13 (0.99%) Selenium
14 13 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (0.83%) Cypress.io
15 11 (0.83%) GitLab
General
1 212 (16.08%) Finance
2 47 (3.57%) Marketing
3 42 (3.19%) Retail
4 41 (3.11%) Front Office
5 38 (2.88%) Games
6 36 (2.73%) Banking
7 27 (2.05%) Public Sector
8 18 (1.37%) Law
9 16 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.76%) Legal
11 8 (0.61%) Automotive
12 7 (0.53%) Back Office
13 6 (0.46%) Advertising
13 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.38%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.30%) Electronics
15 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (45.75%) React
2 527 (39.98%) AngularJS
3 483 (36.65%) HTML
4 470 (35.66%) .NET
5 468 (35.51%) CSS
6 409 (31.03%) Node.js
7 221 (16.77%) Vue.js
8 214 (16.24%) .NET Core
9 185 (14.04%) ASP.NET
10 172 (13.05%) HTML5
11 161 (12.22%) REST
12 154 (11.68%) .NET Framework
13 150 (11.38%) jQuery
14 122 (9.26%) RESTful
15 111 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 107 (8.12%) Web Services
17 102 (7.74%) CSS3
17 102 (7.74%) React Native
18 100 (7.59%) Spring
19 97 (7.36%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.48%) Mobile App
2 120 (9.10%) User Experience
3 104 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
4 77 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (2.28%) Cloud Native
7 28 (2.12%) Fixed Income
7 28 (2.12%) Hedge funds
8 25 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (1.59%) Equities
10 19 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.29%) Derivative
12 16 (1.21%) Social Media
13 14 (1.06%) Mobile Games
14 10 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.68%) Renewable Energy
16 8 (0.61%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.61%) Blog
17 7 (0.53%) Life Science
18 6 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 138 (10.47%) Linux
2 39 (2.96%) Windows
3 30 (2.28%) Android
4 23 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.83%) CentOS
7 8 (0.61%) Unix
8 7 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (20.79%) TDD
3 266 (20.18%) DevOps
4 246 (18.66%) Microservices
5 216 (16.39%) MVC
6 161 (12.22%) Software Engineering
7 151 (11.46%) Web Development
8 142 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 127 (9.64%) BDD
10 122 (9.26%) Scrum
11 120 (9.10%) OO
12 115 (8.73%) Fintech
13 88 (6.68%) Test Automation
14 84 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
15 83 (6.30%) SOLID
16 81 (6.15%) Mentoring
17 74 (5.61%) Front End Development
18 71 (5.39%) E-Commerce
19 67 (5.08%) SDLC
20 64 (4.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 909 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 470 (35.66%) C#
3 308 (23.37%) SQL
4 269 (20.41%) Java
5 253 (19.20%) TypeScript
6 250 (18.97%) Python
7 210 (15.93%) PHP
8 67 (5.08%) Ruby
9 60 (4.55%) Kotlin
10 55 (4.17%) Go
10 55 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 38 (2.88%) Scala
12 37 (2.81%) ES6
12 37 (2.81%) Java 8
13 31 (2.35%) Clojure
14 26 (1.97%) Elixir
15 25 (1.90%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.99%) PHP 7
17 11 (0.83%) Perl
18 10 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 66 (5.01%) Degree
2 39 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.30%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.23%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.076%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.076%) PhD
8 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (0.076%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.076%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.076%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.076%) NCSC
2 1 (0.076%) SLA
2 1 (0.076%) WCAG
System Software
1 192 (14.57%) Docker
2 3 (0.23%) Postfix
3 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.076%) Firmware
4 1 (0.076%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 89 (6.75%) Kubernetes
2 63 (4.78%) Terraform
3 14 (1.06%) Ansible
4 9 (0.68%) Kibana
5 7 (0.53%) Rancher
6 5 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.30%) cPanel
7 4 (0.30%) MIIS
8 3 (0.23%) logstash
8 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.15%) Grafana
9 2 (0.15%) Mesos
9 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.15%) Puppet
10 1 (0.076%) Graylog
10 1 (0.076%) Nagios
10 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 130 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.48%) Google
3 14 (1.06%) Oracle
4 13 (0.99%) IBM
4 13 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (0.68%) Splunk
6 8 (0.61%) Zend
7 7 (0.53%) SAP
8 5 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.38%) BT
8 5 (0.38%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.30%) GrapeCity
9 4 (0.30%) Pega
9 4 (0.30%) Progress
9 4 (0.30%) WSO2
10 3 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.23%) Solace
10 3 (0.23%) VMware
11 2 (0.15%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.15%) SendGrid