Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 278 506
Rank change year-on-year +47 +228 +399
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,672 2,054 1,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.20% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,340 1,860 1,120
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 171,248 165,387 197,547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.55% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 140,052 137,335 165,754
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 April 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 April 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 2,563 £50,000 +5.26% 444
UK excluding London +78 1,414 £42,500 +6.25% 291
London +13 1,240 £60,000 +9.09% 175
South East +97 507 £42,500 - 102
North of England +109 305 £40,250 +13.38% 76
North West +102 207 £42,500 +6.25% 49
East of England +61 181 £47,500 +11.76% 32
South West +22 173 £40,000 -2.44% 29
Midlands -27 165 £40,000 - 30
West Midlands +3 120 £39,500 -1.25% 13
Yorkshire +48 85 £40,000 +14.29% 23
Scotland -19 65 £45,000 +12.50% 14
East Midlands -34 45 £40,000 - 17
Wales +6 18 £40,750 +59.80% 3
North East -20 13 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 - 5

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2,107 (78.85%) JavaScript
2 1,454 (54.42%) HTML
3 1,376 (51.50%) CSS
4 1,263 (47.27%) AngularJS
5 1,214 (45.43%) C#
6 1,141 (42.70%) .NET
7 1,094 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
8 890 (33.31%) MVC
9 830 (31.06%) SQL
10 724 (27.10%) React
11 670 (25.07%) ASP.NET
12 645 (24.14%) Node.js
13 642 (24.03%) jQuery
14 594 (22.23%) HTML5
15 569 (21.29%) SQL Server
16 565 (21.15%) Java
17 560 (20.96%) Web Development
18 518 (19.39%) PHP
19 508 (19.01%) Git (software)
20 474 (17.74%) TDD
21 443 (16.58%) Finance
22 407 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
23 387 (14.48%) CSS3
24 384 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
25 378 (14.15%) Software Engineering
26 355 (13.29%) Scrum
27 343 (12.84%) MySQL
28 321 (12.01%) Web Services
28 321 (12.01%) ASP.NET Web API
29 305 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 152 (5.69%) CMS
2 121 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (2.69%) Apache
4 57 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 50 (1.87%) WordPress
6 49 (1.83%) Drupal
7 43 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 40 (1.50%) Confluence
9 38 (1.42%) EPiServer
10 37 (1.38%) IIS
11 34 (1.27%) SharePoint
12 25 (0.94%) nginx
13 19 (0.71%) Apache Spark
14 17 (0.64%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.60%) Ethereum
15 16 (0.60%) JBoss
16 15 (0.56%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.49%) Kentico
17 13 (0.49%) NServiceBus
18 12 (0.45%) Tornado
Applications
1 22 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (0.49%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.037%) GIMP
7 1 (0.037%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 42 (1.57%) Magento
2 26 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.19%) Shopify
6 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.075%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.037%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.037%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 384 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
2 305 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (4.57%) GitHub
4 114 (4.27%) SaaS
5 77 (2.88%) npm
6 63 (2.36%) Heroku
7 50 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (1.09%) Slack
9 28 (1.05%) Amazon S3
9 28 (1.05%) Serverless
10 25 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.90%) IaaS
12 21 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (0.67%) DigitalOcean
14 13 (0.49%) NuGet
15 12 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (0.45%) Coveralls
15 12 (0.45%) PaaS
15 12 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.61%) HTTP
2 41 (1.53%) Internet
3 19 (0.71%) AMQP
4 18 (0.67%) Intranet
5 17 (0.64%) SMS
6 12 (0.45%) Broadband
6 12 (0.45%) Firewall
7 9 (0.34%) DNS
7 9 (0.34%) LTE
8 8 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.30%) SSL
9 5 (0.19%) SNMP
10 4 (0.15%) SSH
11 2 (0.075%) Extranet
11 2 (0.075%) IMAP
11 2 (0.075%) SMTP
12 1 (0.037%) Network Security
12 1 (0.037%) Skype
12 1 (0.037%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.037%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (21.29%) SQL Server
2 343 (12.84%) MySQL
3 285 (10.67%) MongoDB
4 227 (8.50%) NoSQL
5 204 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
6 169 (6.32%) Relational Database
7 89 (3.33%) Redis
8 86 (3.22%) Blockchain
9 54 (2.02%) Big Data
10 52 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 38 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
14 32 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 32 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (1.09%) Couchbase
16 25 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 508 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 149 (5.58%) gulp
3 109 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 106 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 103 (3.85%) webpack
6 97 (3.63%) Maven
7 88 (3.29%) Visual Studio
8 81 (3.03%) JIRA
9 77 (2.88%) Grunt
10 74 (2.77%) JUnit
11 72 (2.69%) Subversion
12 70 (2.62%) Selenium
13 58 (2.17%) TeamCity
14 50 (1.87%) Mocha
14 50 (1.87%) Vagrant
15 40 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
16 39 (1.46%) Babel
17 37 (1.38%) Cucumber
17 37 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
18 32 (1.20%) Bower
General
1 443 (16.58%) Finance
2 148 (5.54%) Marketing
3 108 (4.04%) Banking
4 107 (4.00%) Retail
5 63 (2.36%) Games
6 58 (2.17%) Advertising
7 33 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 22 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 16 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.49%) Automotive
11 13 (0.49%) Back Office
11 13 (0.49%) Legal
11 13 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.45%) Law
13 11 (0.41%) Front Office
14 8 (0.30%) Publishing
15 7 (0.26%) Electronics
16 5 (0.19%) French Language
17 4 (0.15%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,454 (54.42%) HTML
2 1,376 (51.50%) CSS
3 1,263 (47.27%) AngularJS
4 1,141 (42.70%) .NET
5 724 (27.10%) React
6 670 (25.07%) ASP.NET
7 645 (24.14%) Node.js
8 642 (24.03%) jQuery
9 594 (22.23%) HTML5
10 407 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 387 (14.48%) CSS3
12 321 (12.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 321 (12.01%) Web Services
13 305 (11.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 293 (10.97%) RESTful
15 279 (10.44%) .NET Framework
16 251 (9.39%) REST
17 233 (8.72%) Sass
18 202 (7.56%) Spring
19 181 (6.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 270 (10.10%) User Experience
2 250 (9.36%) Greenfield Project
3 189 (7.07%) Fintech
4 178 (6.66%) Computer Science
5 123 (4.60%) Mobile App
6 76 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
7 55 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (1.27%) Bitcoin
9 29 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 28 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 23 (0.86%) Cloud Native
12 22 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.75%) Life Science
13 20 (0.75%) Social Media
14 19 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.64%) W3C
16 15 (0.56%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.49%) NHS
18 12 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 192 (7.19%) Linux
2 73 (2.73%) Android
3 66 (2.47%) Windows
4 56 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 54 (2.02%) Unix
6 14 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.19%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.11%) CentOS
11 2 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.075%) VMS
11 2 (0.075%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.037%) Debian
12 1 (0.037%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,094 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 890 (33.31%) MVC
3 560 (20.96%) Web Development
4 474 (17.74%) TDD
5 378 (14.15%) Software Engineering
6 355 (13.29%) Scrum
7 276 (10.33%) Front End Development
8 256 (9.58%) Microservices
9 235 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
10 228 (8.53%) BDD
11 223 (8.35%) DevOps
12 221 (8.27%) Unit Testing
13 214 (8.01%) OO
14 198 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
15 179 (6.70%) Test Automation
16 172 (6.44%) SDLC
17 170 (6.36%) E-Commerce
18 126 (4.72%) Analytics
19 123 (4.60%) SOLID
20 102 (3.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,107 (78.85%) JavaScript
2 1,214 (45.43%) C#
3 830 (31.06%) SQL
4 565 (21.15%) Java
5 518 (19.39%) PHP
6 280 (10.48%) Python
7 197 (7.37%) TypeScript
8 173 (6.47%) Ruby
9 162 (6.06%) ES6
10 110 (4.12%) T-SQL
11 103 (3.85%) Java 8
12 76 (2.84%) Scala
13 55 (2.06%) Go
14 44 (1.65%) C++
15 37 (1.38%) Elixir
16 35 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 30 (1.12%) Bash Shell
18 29 (1.09%) PowerShell
19 25 (0.94%) ES7
20 22 (0.82%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 268 (10.03%) Degree
2 88 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.60%) SAFe Agilist
4 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.34%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.19%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.15%) PhD
9 2 (0.075%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.075%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.037%) CEH
10 1 (0.037%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.037%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.037%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.59%) QA
2 10 (0.37%) GCP
2 10 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.19%) GDPR
3 5 (0.19%) SLA
4 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.11%) WAI
6 2 (0.075%) MiFID
7 1 (0.037%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.037%) HL7
7 1 (0.037%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.037%) WCAG
System Software
1 246 (9.21%) Docker
2 15 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.19%) HDFS
4 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.037%) Firmware
5 1 (0.037%) LXC
5 1 (0.037%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 66 (2.47%) Ansible
2 53 (1.98%) Kubernetes
3 29 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.79%) Capistrano
4 21 (0.79%) Puppet
5 20 (0.75%) Terraform
6 9 (0.34%) Nagios
6 9 (0.34%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.22%) Kibana
8 5 (0.19%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.19%) Salt
8 5 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.15%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.15%) logstash
10 2 (0.075%) Consul
11 1 (0.037%) Grafana
11 1 (0.037%) Graphite
11 1 (0.037%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.037%) Mesos
Vendors
1 305 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 99 (3.71%) Google
3 76 (2.84%) Capita
4 58 (2.17%) Oracle
5 53 (1.98%) Zend
6 32 (1.20%) Xamarin
7 29 (1.09%) Twitter
8 20 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 13 (0.49%) Adobe
9 13 (0.49%) Cisco
9 13 (0.49%) Sitecore
10 12 (0.45%) Apple
10 12 (0.45%) IBM
10 12 (0.45%) Telerik
11 11 (0.41%) Facebook
11 11 (0.41%) Splunk
12 10 (0.37%) New Relic
13 9 (0.34%) DataCash
13 9 (0.34%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.30%) SAP