Period
to 27 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 167 195
Rank change year-on-year +65 +28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,036 2,512 2,679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.12% 2.01% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 2.11% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,263 2,378 2,506
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 62,096 119,284 143,736
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.56% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 50,358 96,575 116,321
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
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 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Top 18 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 27 January 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 +67 1,821 £55,000 +4.76% 470
UK excluding London +51 1,166 £50,000 +11.11% 308
London +100 736 £70,000 +7.69% 193
Work from Home +10 488 £52,500 +5.00% 109
South East +41 391 £55,000 +10.00% 66
North of England +72 221 £47,500 - 88
Midlands +41 196 £45,000 +4.65% 51
South West -14 161 £45,000 +3.45% 40
North West +57 142 £50,000 +4.17% 61
West Midlands +44 136 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East of England +54 79 £57,500 +15.00% 30
Scotland +58 69 £50,000 - 22
East Midlands +18 60 £40,000 -8.05% 19
Yorkshire +29 59 £36,500 -27.00% 21
Wales +37 36 £42,500 -2.30% 6
North East +25 20 £55,000 +26.44% 6
Isle of Man - 10 £49,500 - 1
Northern Ireland +13 5 £42,500 +6.25% 4

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1,455 (71.46%) JavaScript
2 907 (44.55%) React
3 874 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
4 844 (41.45%) AngularJS
5 816 (40.08%) CSS
6 796 (39.10%) HTML
7 721 (35.41%) C#
8 686 (33.69%) .NET
9 633 (31.09%) SQL
10 618 (30.35%) Node.js
11 566 (27.80%) Azure
12 458 (22.50%) AWS
13 448 (22.00%) TypeScript
14 438 (21.51%) Java
15 431 (21.17%) DevOps
16 425 (20.87%) Vue.js
17 405 (19.89%) PHP
18 400 (19.65%) Git (software)
19 388 (19.06%) MVC
20 387 (19.01%) TDD
21 367 (18.03%) SQL Server
22 350 (17.19%) Microservices
23 327 (16.06%) Docker
24 305 (14.98%) Python
25 300 (14.73%) .NET Core
26 282 (13.85%) Finance
26 282 (13.85%) MySQL
27 279 (13.70%) REST
28 269 (13.21%) Web Development
29 265 (13.02%) ASP.NET

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 71 (3.49%) WordPress
2 66 (3.24%) CMS
3 55 (2.70%) Apache
4 45 (2.21%) Confluence
4 45 (2.21%) IIS
5 41 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (1.47%) Apache Spark
7 25 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.08%) Drupal
8 22 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 18 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (0.69%) EPiServer
10 14 (0.69%) Kentico
10 14 (0.69%) nginx
11 11 (0.54%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.39%) Headless CMS
13 5 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.25%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.098%) Camunda
Applications
1 10 (0.49%) Chatbot
1 10 (0.49%) Sketch
2 9 (0.44%) InVision
3 8 (0.39%) Zeplin
4 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.15%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.049%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.049%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 17 (0.83%) Magento
1 17 (0.83%) Shopify
2 16 (0.79%) nopCommerce
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.098%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 566 (27.80%) Azure
2 458 (22.50%) AWS
3 160 (7.86%) SaaS
4 159 (7.81%) Serverless
5 111 (5.45%) GCP
6 92 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
7 59 (2.90%) GitHub
8 54 (2.65%) Azure Functions
9 45 (2.21%) npm
10 38 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
11 36 (1.77%) Firebase
12 28 (1.38%) Amazon S3
13 25 (1.23%) Cloud Functions
14 24 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (1.13%) Amazon ECS
16 19 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
17 18 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
17 18 (0.88%) Veeva
18 15 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
18 15 (0.74%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.57%) Internet
2 28 (1.38%) HTTP
3 8 (0.39%) Wireless
4 6 (0.29%) Intranet
5 5 (0.25%) DNS
6 3 (0.15%) MQTT
7 2 (0.098%) Firewall
7 2 (0.098%) SSH
7 2 (0.098%) VPN
8 1 (0.049%) AMQP
8 1 (0.049%) FTP
8 1 (0.049%) RFID
8 1 (0.049%) Skype
8 1 (0.049%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 282 (13.85%) MySQL
3 177 (8.69%) NoSQL
4 172 (8.45%) MongoDB
5 152 (7.47%) Relational Database
6 144 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (3.14%) Redis
8 55 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 38 (1.87%) Big Data
10 32 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
11 25 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.03%) RDBMS
13 19 (0.93%) Riak
14 18 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.64%) Apache Hive
16 13 (0.64%) Oracle Database
17 12 (0.59%) Blockchain
18 11 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 400 (19.65%) Git (software)
2 104 (5.11%) Jenkins
3 81 (3.98%) JIRA
4 63 (3.09%) JUnit
4 63 (3.09%) webpack
5 59 (2.90%) Cypress.io
6 50 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 50 (2.46%) Visual Studio
7 45 (2.21%) Selenium
8 43 (2.11%) Maven
9 37 (1.82%) Bitbucket
10 28 (1.38%) PHPUnit
11 27 (1.33%) Mocha
11 27 (1.33%) NUnit
12 26 (1.28%) gulp
13 25 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
14 23 (1.13%) Grunt
15 21 (1.03%) Jasmine
15 21 (1.03%) Storybook
16 20 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 282 (13.85%) Finance
2 78 (3.83%) Banking
3 74 (3.63%) Retail
4 71 (3.49%) Public Sector
5 56 (2.75%) Marketing
6 53 (2.60%) Games
7 41 (2.01%) Front Office
8 30 (1.47%) Law
9 25 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.18%) Automotive
11 22 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 18 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.59%) Advertising
13 12 (0.59%) Local Government
14 11 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.54%) Police
15 10 (0.49%) Electronics
16 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.34%) Back Office
17 7 (0.34%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 907 (44.55%) React
2 844 (41.45%) AngularJS
3 816 (40.08%) CSS
4 796 (39.10%) HTML
5 686 (33.69%) .NET
6 618 (30.35%) Node.js
7 425 (20.87%) Vue.js
8 300 (14.73%) .NET Core
9 279 (13.70%) REST
10 265 (13.02%) ASP.NET
11 260 (12.77%) jQuery
12 257 (12.62%) HTML5
13 224 (11.00%) .NET Framework
14 204 (10.02%) Spring
15 198 (9.72%) Laravel
16 168 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 163 (8.01%) Web Services
18 162 (7.96%) RESTful
19 157 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web API
20 143 (7.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 184 (9.04%) User Experience
2 171 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
3 130 (6.39%) Mobile App
4 89 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (2.46%) Cloud Native
6 42 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.62%) Fixed Income
8 30 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 30 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 29 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 24 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (0.98%) Derivative
13 19 (0.93%) Internet of Things
13 19 (0.93%) Mobile Games
14 18 (0.88%) NHS
15 17 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 17 (0.83%) Equities
16 15 (0.74%) N-Tier
17 14 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 161 (7.91%) Linux
2 80 (3.93%) Windows
3 27 (1.33%) Windows Server
4 26 (1.28%) Android
5 22 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.59%) CentOS
8 10 (0.49%) Unix
9 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.098%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (21.17%) DevOps
3 388 (19.06%) MVC
4 387 (19.01%) TDD
5 350 (17.19%) Microservices
6 269 (13.21%) Web Development
7 214 (10.51%) Software Engineering
8 211 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
9 189 (9.28%) Scrum
10 187 (9.18%) Fintech
11 182 (8.94%) OO
12 173 (8.50%) Unit Testing
13 150 (7.37%) BDD
14 143 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
15 139 (6.83%) Front End Development
16 135 (6.63%) Test Automation
17 130 (6.39%) Computer Science
18 124 (6.09%) SOLID
19 109 (5.35%) E-Commerce
20 97 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,455 (71.46%) JavaScript
2 721 (35.41%) C#
3 633 (31.09%) SQL
4 448 (22.00%) TypeScript
5 438 (21.51%) Java
6 405 (19.89%) PHP
7 305 (14.98%) Python
8 94 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 80 (3.93%) Java 8
10 76 (3.73%) Kotlin
11 70 (3.44%) Ruby
12 61 (3.00%) ES6
12 61 (3.00%) Go
13 49 (2.41%) Scala
14 48 (2.36%) PowerShell
15 31 (1.52%) Clojure
16 24 (1.18%) C
17 23 (1.13%) C++
18 19 (0.93%) Elixir
19 16 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 147 (7.22%) Degree
2 92 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 49 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.49%) HNC
6 8 (0.39%) SANS
7 7 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.15%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.15%) PhD
11 2 (0.098%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.098%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.29%) QA
2 15 (0.74%) WCAG
3 14 (0.69%) WAI
4 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.25%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.20%) GDPR
7 2 (0.098%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.098%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.098%) NCSC
8 1 (0.049%) SLA
System Software
1 327 (16.06%) Docker
2 19 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.25%) Firmware
4 4 (0.20%) Postfix
4 4 (0.20%) Varnish
5 2 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 199 (9.77%) Kubernetes
2 102 (5.01%) Terraform
3 29 (1.42%) Ansible
4 15 (0.74%) MIIS
5 9 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.29%) Rancher
7 5 (0.25%) Kibana
8 4 (0.20%) Puppet
9 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.098%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.098%) Grafana
10 2 (0.098%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.049%) logstash
11 1 (0.049%) Packer
11 1 (0.049%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 174 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.03%) Google
3 38 (1.87%) Oracle
4 29 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.03%) Zend
6 19 (0.93%) SAP
6 19 (0.93%) Sitecore
7 17 (0.83%) Splunk
8 15 (0.74%) Xamarin
9 13 (0.64%) Apple
10 12 (0.59%) Facebook
11 11 (0.54%) Siebel
11 11 (0.54%) WSO2
12 10 (0.49%) Databricks
12 10 (0.49%) IBM
12 10 (0.49%) Pega
13 8 (0.39%) Adobe
14 5 (0.25%) Atlassian
15 4 (0.20%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.20%) WooCommerce