Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 223 381
Rank change year-on-year +23 +158 +311
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,936 2,786 1,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.80% 1.60% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.67% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,584 2,490 1,367
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 156,873 167,151 184,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126,373 133,833 154,598
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Top 15 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 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 +38 2,796 £50,000 - 624
UK excluding London +46 1,661 £45,000 +5.88% 383
London +1 1,229 £60,000 - 279
South East +90 789 £45,000 - 117
North of England +48 228 £45,000 +12.50% 77
East of England +36 203 £50,000 - 47
Midlands -25 194 £40,000 - 60
North West +64 174 £45,000 +9.76% 50
West Midlands -12 149 £40,000 - 37
South West -21 145 £40,000 -5.88% 44
Scotland -20 75 £45,000 -10.00% 20
East Midlands -27 45 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Yorkshire -27 37 £43,750 +9.38% 23
Wales +9 27 £47,500 +18.75% 10
North East -5 17 £38,750 -13.89% 4

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2,239 (76.26%) JavaScript
2 1,659 (56.51%) HTML
3 1,583 (53.92%) CSS
4 1,403 (47.79%) C#
5 1,381 (47.04%) .NET
6 1,364 (46.46%) AngularJS
7 1,201 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 948 (32.29%) SQL
9 942 (32.08%) MVC
10 858 (29.22%) React
11 758 (25.82%) ASP.NET
12 670 (22.82%) Git (software)
13 640 (21.80%) HTML5
14 636 (21.66%) Node.js
15 622 (21.19%) SQL Server
16 608 (20.71%) PHP
17 600 (20.44%) jQuery
18 582 (19.82%) Web Development
19 580 (19.75%) Java
20 472 (16.08%) Finance
21 459 (15.63%) TDD
22 444 (15.12%) MySQL
22 444 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
23 424 (14.44%) CSS3
24 421 (14.34%) ASP.NET Web API
25 407 (13.86%) RESTful
26 373 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
27 369 (12.57%) Scrum
28 354 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
29 348 (11.85%) 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
1 177 (6.03%) CMS
2 132 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (3.30%) WordPress
4 69 (2.35%) IIS
5 59 (2.01%) Apache
6 46 (1.57%) Umbraco
7 38 (1.29%) EPiServer
8 35 (1.19%) nginx
9 31 (1.06%) Confluence
10 28 (0.95%) Drupal
11 18 (0.61%) SharePoint
12 17 (0.58%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.20%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.20%) Ethereum
16 5 (0.17%) DNN
16 5 (0.17%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (0.58%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.51%) Chatbot
3 14 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.068%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.034%) GIMP
7 1 (0.034%) HipChat
7 1 (0.034%) InDesign
7 1 (0.034%) InVision
Business Applications
1 45 (1.53%) Magento
2 11 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.31%) Shopify
5 4 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.10%) Actimize
7 2 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.068%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.034%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.034%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.034%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 444 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 354 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (3.71%) GitHub
4 100 (3.41%) SaaS
5 78 (2.66%) npm
6 66 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 56 (1.91%) Serverless
8 51 (1.74%) Heroku
9 30 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
9 30 (1.02%) PaaS
10 23 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (0.37%) IaaS
13 10 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.31%) DigitalOcean
14 9 (0.31%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.87%) HTTP
2 38 (1.29%) Internet
3 16 (0.54%) Intranet
4 11 (0.37%) SMS
5 10 (0.34%) SSL
6 7 (0.24%) AMQP
7 5 (0.17%) Broadband
8 4 (0.14%) DNS
8 4 (0.14%) Network Security
8 4 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.10%) Skype
10 2 (0.068%) IMAP
10 2 (0.068%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 2 (0.068%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.068%) SMTP
10 2 (0.068%) VPN
10 2 (0.068%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.034%) Extranet
11 1 (0.034%) VoIP
11 1 (0.034%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 444 (15.12%) MySQL
3 290 (9.88%) MongoDB
4 202 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 135 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 135 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 85 (2.90%) Redis
7 73 (2.49%) Big Data
8 64 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 62 (2.11%) Blockchain
10 50 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 49 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 38 (1.29%) Power BI
14 35 (1.19%) RDBMS
15 34 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
15 34 (1.16%) CouchDB
16 33 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
18 22 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 670 (22.82%) Git (software)
2 145 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 130 (4.43%) Visual Studio
4 123 (4.19%) gulp
5 109 (3.71%) webpack
6 99 (3.37%) Selenium
7 93 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 84 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 84 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 78 (2.66%) Grunt
10 77 (2.62%) JIRA
11 73 (2.49%) NUnit
12 63 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
13 60 (2.04%) Mocha
14 58 (1.98%) Subversion
15 54 (1.84%) Jasmine
16 50 (1.70%) Maven
17 47 (1.60%) Protractor
18 42 (1.43%) JUnit
19 39 (1.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 472 (16.08%) Finance
2 146 (4.97%) Retail
3 145 (4.94%) Marketing
4 75 (2.55%) Banking
5 57 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 52 (1.77%) Advertising
7 44 (1.50%) Games
8 34 (1.16%) Law
9 28 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 22 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 21 (0.72%) Electronics
12 15 (0.51%) Automotive
12 15 (0.51%) Publishing
13 13 (0.44%) Back Office
13 13 (0.44%) Front Office
13 13 (0.44%) Legal
14 10 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.31%) Hindi Language
15 9 (0.31%) Punjabi Language
15 9 (0.31%) Urdu Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,659 (56.51%) HTML
2 1,583 (53.92%) CSS
3 1,381 (47.04%) .NET
4 1,364 (46.46%) AngularJS
5 858 (29.22%) React
6 758 (25.82%) ASP.NET
7 640 (21.80%) HTML5
8 636 (21.66%) Node.js
9 600 (20.44%) jQuery
10 424 (14.44%) CSS3
11 421 (14.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 407 (13.86%) RESTful
13 373 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 347 (11.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 330 (11.24%) REST
16 302 (10.29%) Web Services
17 293 (9.98%) .NET Framework
18 288 (9.81%) Sass
19 211 (7.19%) Spring
20 205 (6.98%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 348 (11.85%) User Experience
2 256 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
3 186 (6.34%) Computer Science
4 149 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 132 (4.50%) Fintech
6 96 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
8 40 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 40 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 27 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 22 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 21 (0.72%) Smartphone
13 18 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 17 (0.58%) Equities
15 16 (0.54%) Blog
16 15 (0.51%) Graphic Design
16 15 (0.51%) Social Media
17 14 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
18 13 (0.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 217 (7.39%) Linux
2 169 (5.76%) Windows
3 80 (2.72%) Android
4 72 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 49 (1.67%) Unix
6 38 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.31%) CentOS
8 9 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.034%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.034%) Debian
11 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,201 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 942 (32.08%) MVC
3 582 (19.82%) Web Development
4 459 (15.63%) TDD
5 369 (12.57%) Scrum
6 348 (11.85%) Software Engineering
7 317 (10.80%) Microservices
8 275 (9.37%) Front End Development
9 259 (8.82%) OO
10 237 (8.07%) Unit Testing
11 225 (7.66%) DevOps
12 217 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
13 215 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
14 184 (6.27%) E-Commerce
15 180 (6.13%) Test Automation
16 171 (5.82%) SDLC
17 163 (5.55%) BDD
18 130 (4.43%) Open Source
19 127 (4.33%) SOLID
20 126 (4.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,239 (76.26%) JavaScript
2 1,403 (47.79%) C#
3 948 (32.29%) SQL
4 608 (20.71%) PHP
5 580 (19.75%) Java
6 329 (11.21%) Python
7 291 (9.91%) TypeScript
8 165 (5.62%) ES6
9 144 (4.90%) Ruby
10 141 (4.80%) T-SQL
11 82 (2.79%) C++
12 72 (2.45%) Java 8
13 69 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 65 (2.21%) VB.NET
15 62 (2.11%) Go
16 52 (1.77%) Scala
17 29 (0.99%) Kotlin
18 26 (0.89%) Elixir
19 19 (0.65%) C
20 18 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 293 (9.98%) Degree
2 104 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (0.44%) AWS Certification
5 10 (0.34%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.34%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.34%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.27%) MCPD
7 7 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.14%) MPhil
8 4 (0.14%) PhD
8 4 (0.14%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.10%) MCTS
9 3 (0.10%) SAFe Agilist
10 2 (0.068%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.034%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.02%) QA
2 19 (0.65%) GDPR
3 14 (0.48%) WAI
4 11 (0.37%) SLA
5 5 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 220 (7.49%) Docker
2 18 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.17%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.034%) Firmware
6 1 (0.034%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 83 (2.83%) Kubernetes
2 33 (1.12%) Terraform
3 31 (1.06%) Ansible
4 26 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.51%) Puppet
6 5 (0.17%) Grafana
7 4 (0.14%) Kibana
7 4 (0.14%) Nagios
7 4 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.14%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.10%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.068%) Graphite
10 1 (0.034%) Apache Shiro
10 1 (0.034%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.034%) Salt
10 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 319 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 102 (3.47%) Google
3 62 (2.11%) Oracle
4 45 (1.53%) Xamarin
5 40 (1.36%) Zend
6 23 (0.78%) Twitter
7 19 (0.65%) Apple
8 18 (0.61%) Telerik
9 17 (0.58%) SAP
10 16 (0.54%) Adobe
11 14 (0.48%) Cadence
12 13 (0.44%) Rackspace
12 13 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.37%) Sybase
15 10 (0.34%) Cognizant
15 10 (0.34%) New Relic
16 9 (0.31%) Charles River
16 9 (0.31%) Demandware
17 8 (0.27%) Red Hat