Period
to 21 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 201 225
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24 +160
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,382 2,936 2,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 1.79% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.87% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,115 2,584 2,490
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,600 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 131,018 156,893 167,207
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.92% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104,525 126,399 133,879
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 October 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 21 October 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 -6 2,233 £52,500 +5.00% 578
UK excluding London +4 1,474 £45,000 - 367
London -21 830 £65,000 +8.33% 246
South East -40 543 £50,000 +11.11% 96
Midlands +72 288 £40,000 - 56
South West +65 222 £45,000 +12.50% 61
North of England +2 218 £45,000 - 77
West Midlands +41 172 £40,000 - 25
North West +8 137 £45,000 - 50
East of England +7 131 £50,000 - 42
East Midlands +89 116 £42,500 +13.33% 30
Yorkshire +32 66 £42,500 -2.86% 21
Scotland -21 40 £42,500 -5.56% 16
Wales +11 32 £43,500 -8.42% 12
North East +17 15 £60,000 +54.84% 6
Northern Ireland - 6 £40,000 - 7

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,798 (75.48%) JavaScript
2 1,091 (45.80%) C#
3 1,080 (45.34%) HTML
4 1,069 (44.88%) CSS
5 1,043 (43.79%) AngularJS
6 1,042 (43.74%) .NET
7 953 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
8 817 (34.30%) React
9 683 (28.67%) MVC
10 672 (28.21%) SQL
11 621 (26.07%) Node.js
12 547 (22.96%) ASP.NET
13 522 (21.91%) Azure
14 496 (20.82%) Git (software)
15 455 (19.10%) SQL Server
16 442 (18.56%) AWS
17 441 (18.51%) PHP
18 432 (18.14%) Java
19 416 (17.46%) TDD
20 381 (15.99%) Finance
21 373 (15.66%) jQuery
22 370 (15.53%) Web Development
23 367 (15.41%) DevOps
24 350 (14.69%) MySQL
25 338 (14.19%) Python
26 325 (13.64%) HTML5
27 304 (12.76%) Microsoft
28 301 (12.64%) .NET Framework
29 299 (12.55%) REST
30 290 (12.17%) Microservices

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
1 113 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
2 79 (3.32%) WordPress
3 58 (2.43%) CMS
4 57 (2.39%) Apache
5 39 (1.64%) IIS
6 35 (1.47%) nginx
7 30 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 21 (0.88%) Confluence
9 19 (0.80%) Apache Solr
9 19 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.67%) Drupal
11 12 (0.50%) Headless CMS
12 10 (0.42%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
14 6 (0.25%) JBoss
15 5 (0.21%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.21%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.21%) Tornado
16 3 (0.13%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.17%) Sketch
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.13%) Moqups
6 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (1.97%) Magento
2 12 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.17%) Shopify
4 2 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.084%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.084%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.084%) RMDS
5 1 (0.042%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 522 (21.91%) Azure
2 442 (18.56%) AWS
3 124 (5.21%) SaaS
4 115 (4.83%) GCP
5 93 (3.90%) Serverless
6 86 (3.61%) GitHub
7 58 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (1.47%) npm
9 29 (1.22%) Amazon S3
10 26 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (1.01%) PaaS
12 23 (0.97%) OpenShift
13 17 (0.71%) Azure Functions
14 16 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.67%) IaaS
15 15 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.59%) Power Platform
17 13 (0.55%) Firebase
18 12 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.13%) Internet
2 25 (1.05%) HTTP
3 10 (0.42%) SSH
4 9 (0.38%) Firewall
4 9 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.25%) DNS
5 6 (0.25%) SSL
6 5 (0.21%) Network Security
6 5 (0.21%) Wireless
7 4 (0.17%) Intranet
7 4 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.084%) AMQP
9 2 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.042%) FTP
10 1 (0.042%) IMAP
10 1 (0.042%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 350 (14.69%) MySQL
3 178 (7.47%) MongoDB
4 165 (6.93%) NoSQL
5 153 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
6 139 (5.84%) Relational Database
7 60 (2.52%) Big Data
8 50 (2.10%) Redis
9 47 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 44 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (0.97%) MariaDB
13 22 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
14 21 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (0.84%) Blockchain
16 17 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
16 17 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 14 (0.59%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 496 (20.82%) Git (software)
2 99 (4.16%) JIRA
3 97 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 80 (3.36%) webpack
5 73 (3.06%) Visual Studio
6 57 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (2.14%) gulp
8 49 (2.06%) Selenium
9 48 (2.02%) TeamCity
10 47 (1.97%) JUnit
11 45 (1.89%) Bitbucket
12 43 (1.81%) Maven
12 43 (1.81%) Subversion
13 39 (1.64%) Jasmine
14 32 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
15 25 (1.05%) Grunt
15 25 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
15 25 (1.05%) NUnit
16 24 (1.01%) GitLab
17 23 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 381 (15.99%) Finance
2 87 (3.65%) Marketing
3 83 (3.48%) Banking
4 79 (3.32%) Retail
5 64 (2.69%) Games
6 46 (1.93%) Front Office
7 32 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 23 (0.97%) Public Sector
9 22 (0.92%) Legal
9 22 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.88%) Advertising
10 21 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 21 (0.88%) Publishing
11 20 (0.84%) Law
12 18 (0.76%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.67%) Electronics
14 15 (0.63%) Back Office
15 13 (0.55%) Automotive
16 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.29%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,080 (45.34%) HTML
2 1,069 (44.88%) CSS
3 1,043 (43.79%) AngularJS
4 1,042 (43.74%) .NET
5 817 (34.30%) React
6 621 (26.07%) Node.js
7 547 (22.96%) ASP.NET
8 373 (15.66%) jQuery
9 325 (13.64%) HTML5
10 301 (12.64%) .NET Framework
11 299 (12.55%) REST
12 288 (12.09%) .NET Core
12 288 (12.09%) Vue.js
13 276 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 262 (11.00%) RESTful
15 220 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 218 (9.15%) CSS3
17 206 (8.65%) Web Services
18 188 (7.89%) Spring
19 186 (7.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 209 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 186 (7.81%) User Experience
3 98 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 71 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 37 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 29 (1.22%) Cloud Native
10 24 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 23 (0.97%) Social Media
12 19 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 14 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
15 13 (0.55%) W3C
16 12 (0.50%) Digital Media
16 12 (0.50%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.50%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.50%) Xbox
17 11 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 188 (7.89%) Linux
2 89 (3.74%) Windows
3 70 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 61 (2.56%) Android
5 30 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.76%) Unix
7 17 (0.71%) CentOS
8 16 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.13%) ThreadX
10 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.042%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.042%) Debian
11 1 (0.042%) VMS
11 1 (0.042%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 953 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (28.67%) MVC
3 416 (17.46%) TDD
4 370 (15.53%) Web Development
5 367 (15.41%) DevOps
6 290 (12.17%) Microservices
7 250 (10.50%) Software Engineering
8 232 (9.74%) Scrum
9 189 (7.93%) OO
9 189 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
10 176 (7.39%) Front End Development
11 174 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
12 158 (6.63%) Fintech
13 153 (6.42%) Test Automation
14 141 (5.92%) E-Commerce
15 137 (5.75%) BDD
16 135 (5.67%) Unit Testing
17 130 (5.46%) SDLC
18 114 (4.79%) Computer Science
19 108 (4.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,798 (75.48%) JavaScript
2 1,091 (45.80%) C#
3 672 (28.21%) SQL
4 441 (18.51%) PHP
5 432 (18.14%) Java
6 338 (14.19%) Python
7 244 (10.24%) TypeScript
8 123 (5.16%) ES6
9 72 (3.02%) Ruby
10 55 (2.31%) C++
11 49 (2.06%) T-SQL
12 46 (1.93%) Go
13 44 (1.85%) Java 8
14 42 (1.76%) Kotlin
15 34 (1.43%) Scala
16 26 (1.09%) VB.NET
17 21 (0.88%) PHP 7
18 18 (0.76%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.63%) Clojure
19 15 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 197 (8.27%) Degree
2 80 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.21%) PhD
8 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.13%) CCNA
9 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.13%) CISSP
9 3 (0.13%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.13%) GIAC
9 3 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (0.13%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.13%) MCSE
9 3 (0.13%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.13%) SANS
9 3 (0.13%) SSCP
10 2 (0.084%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.06%) QA
2 4 (0.17%) GDPR
2 4 (0.17%) WAI
3 3 (0.13%) GAAP
3 3 (0.13%) WCAG
4 2 (0.084%) EMIR
4 2 (0.084%) MiFID
4 2 (0.084%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.042%) SLA
System Software
1 256 (10.75%) Docker
2 4 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.084%) LXC
3 2 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.042%) Firmware
4 1 (0.042%) vCloud
4 1 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 122 (5.12%) Kubernetes
2 40 (1.68%) Ansible
3 24 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.92%) Terraform
5 16 (0.67%) Puppet
6 5 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.21%) Mesos
7 4 (0.17%) Nagios
7 4 (0.17%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.17%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.084%) cPanel
9 2 (0.084%) Plesk
9 2 (0.084%) SCCM
9 2 (0.084%) SQL Sentry
9 2 (0.084%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.042%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.042%) Grafana
10 1 (0.042%) Kibana
10 1 (0.042%) Rancher
Vendors
1 304 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 88 (3.69%) Google
3 73 (3.06%) Oracle
4 27 (1.13%) Xamarin
5 20 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (0.84%) SAP
5 20 (0.84%) Splunk
6 18 (0.76%) Zend
7 17 (0.71%) Adobe
8 11 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 11 (0.46%) Logi
8 11 (0.46%) Logi Analytics
9 10 (0.42%) Sybase
10 8 (0.34%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.29%) Apple
12 6 (0.25%) Databricks
12 6 (0.25%) Facebook
12 6 (0.25%) IBM
12 6 (0.25%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.25%) Telstra