Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 243 432
Rank change year-on-year +38 +189 +367
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,920 2,683 1,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.51% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.58% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,600 2,418 1,253
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,425 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.29%

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 162,496 170,230 190,494
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.08% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 130,855 137,468 160,221
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +44 2,801 £50,000 - 548
UK excluding London +64 1,671 £45,000 +5.88% 315
London +9 1,210 £60,000 +4.35% 255
South East +110 756 £45,000 +5.88% 100
North of England +69 296 £45,000 +12.50% 69
North West +97 224 £45,000 - 41
Midlands -10 205 £41,000 +2.50% 42
East of England +31 183 £50,000 +11.11% 44
West Midlands +10 153 £42,500 +6.25% 21
South West 0 148 £40,000 -1.84% 38
Scotland -54 65 £43,750 -7.89% 14
Yorkshire +4 56 £42,500 +11.11% 23
East Midlands -34 52 £38,750 +10.71% 20
Wales -14 18 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East -16 16 £35,000 -22.22% 5

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2,278 (78.01%) JavaScript
2 1,638 (56.10%) HTML
3 1,542 (52.81%) CSS
4 1,427 (48.87%) C#
5 1,382 (47.33%) .NET
6 1,290 (44.18%) AngularJS
7 1,168 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 971 (33.25%) MVC
9 934 (31.99%) SQL
10 772 (26.44%) React
11 756 (25.89%) ASP.NET
12 658 (22.53%) Git (software)
13 654 (22.40%) SQL Server
14 643 (22.02%) jQuery
15 620 (21.23%) PHP
16 617 (21.13%) HTML5
16 617 (21.13%) Node.js
17 592 (20.27%) Web Development
18 543 (18.60%) Java
19 494 (16.92%) TDD
20 484 (16.58%) Finance
21 430 (14.73%) ASP.NET MVC
21 430 (14.73%) ASP.NET Web API
22 417 (14.28%) MySQL
23 398 (13.63%) CSS3
24 397 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
25 371 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
26 367 (12.57%) User Experience
27 365 (12.50%) RESTful
28 353 (12.09%) Scrum

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
1 172 (5.89%) CMS
2 108 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 93 (3.18%) WordPress
4 66 (2.26%) Apache
5 56 (1.92%) IIS
6 42 (1.44%) Drupal
6 42 (1.44%) EPiServer
7 37 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 35 (1.20%) Confluence
8 35 (1.20%) nginx
9 28 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 22 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.34%) JBoss
13 9 (0.31%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.31%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.27%) Ethereum
14 8 (0.27%) Kentico
15 7 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 16 (0.55%) Chatbot
2 12 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.068%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.034%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (1.47%) Magento
2 14 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.068%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.034%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.034%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.034%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 397 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 371 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (3.77%) GitHub
4 106 (3.63%) SaaS
5 74 (2.53%) npm
6 62 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 56 (1.92%) Serverless
8 50 (1.71%) Heroku
9 38 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
10 28 (0.96%) Amazon S3
11 22 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (0.65%) PaaS
13 16 (0.55%) IaaS
14 15 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (0.41%) CloudFront
16 11 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
17 9 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
17 9 (0.31%) Loggly
17 9 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
17 9 (0.31%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.88%) HTTP
2 38 (1.30%) Internet
3 22 (0.75%) Intranet
4 14 (0.48%) SMS
5 11 (0.38%) SSL
6 9 (0.31%) LTE
7 8 (0.27%) AMQP
7 8 (0.27%) Broadband
8 3 (0.10%) DNS
8 3 (0.10%) Extranet
8 3 (0.10%) Skype
9 2 (0.068%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.068%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 2 (0.068%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.068%) SSH
9 2 (0.068%) VoIP
9 2 (0.068%) VPN
10 1 (0.034%) SMTP
10 1 (0.034%) SNMP
10 1 (0.034%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 654 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 417 (14.28%) MySQL
3 291 (9.97%) MongoDB
4 221 (7.57%) NoSQL
5 139 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 113 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (2.64%) Blockchain
7 77 (2.64%) Redis
8 74 (2.53%) Big Data
9 62 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 61 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (1.20%) RDBMS
15 33 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 26 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
18 24 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
19 23 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 658 (22.53%) Git (software)
2 139 (4.76%) gulp
3 133 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 129 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 95 (3.25%) webpack
6 94 (3.22%) Grunt
7 91 (3.12%) Jenkins
8 88 (3.01%) Selenium
9 76 (2.60%) JIRA
9 76 (2.60%) NUnit
10 68 (2.33%) Subversion
11 67 (2.29%) TeamCity
12 65 (2.23%) Maven
13 59 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
14 49 (1.68%) Mocha
15 48 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
16 47 (1.61%) Jasmine
17 42 (1.44%) JUnit
18 38 (1.30%) Gradle
18 38 (1.30%) Protractor
General
1 484 (16.58%) Finance
2 167 (5.72%) Marketing
3 133 (4.55%) Retail
4 90 (3.08%) Banking
5 56 (1.92%) Advertising
6 54 (1.85%) Games
7 38 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 28 (0.96%) Law
9 22 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.48%) Front Office
12 12 (0.41%) Legal
13 11 (0.38%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.34%) Automotive
14 10 (0.34%) Publishing
15 9 (0.31%) Hindi Language
15 9 (0.31%) Punjabi Language
15 9 (0.31%) Urdu Language
16 8 (0.27%) Electronics
16 8 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,638 (56.10%) HTML
2 1,542 (52.81%) CSS
3 1,382 (47.33%) .NET
4 1,290 (44.18%) AngularJS
5 772 (26.44%) React
6 756 (25.89%) ASP.NET
7 643 (22.02%) jQuery
8 617 (21.13%) HTML5
8 617 (21.13%) Node.js
9 430 (14.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 430 (14.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 398 (13.63%) CSS3
11 365 (12.50%) RESTful
12 336 (11.51%) Web Services
13 324 (11.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 315 (10.79%) REST
15 298 (10.21%) .NET Framework
16 264 (9.04%) Sass
17 201 (6.88%) Spring
18 200 (6.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 367 (12.57%) User Experience
2 276 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
3 193 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 154 (5.27%) Fintech
5 133 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 80 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
8 39 (1.34%) Hedge funds
9 34 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.10%) N-Tier
11 29 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 29 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 23 (0.79%) Smartphone
13 19 (0.65%) Life Science
14 16 (0.55%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.51%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.51%) Equities
16 13 (0.45%) W3C
17 12 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
18 11 (0.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 220 (7.53%) Linux
2 139 (4.76%) Windows
3 95 (3.25%) Android
4 81 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 44 (1.51%) Unix
6 31 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.34%) CentOS
8 10 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.068%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.068%) Debian
12 2 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,168 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 971 (33.25%) MVC
3 592 (20.27%) Web Development
4 494 (16.92%) TDD
5 353 (12.09%) Scrum
6 352 (12.05%) Software Engineering
7 307 (10.51%) Microservices
8 294 (10.07%) Front End Development
9 251 (8.60%) Unit Testing
10 239 (8.18%) OO
11 231 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
12 223 (7.64%) DevOps
13 204 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
14 185 (6.34%) BDD
15 178 (6.10%) SDLC
16 177 (6.06%) E-Commerce
17 147 (5.03%) Test Automation
18 124 (4.25%) Open Source
19 122 (4.18%) OOP
20 117 (4.01%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2,278 (78.01%) JavaScript
2 1,427 (48.87%) C#
3 934 (31.99%) SQL
4 620 (21.23%) PHP
5 543 (18.60%) Java
6 320 (10.96%) Python
7 264 (9.04%) TypeScript
8 154 (5.27%) ES6
9 147 (5.03%) T-SQL
10 146 (5.00%) Ruby
11 78 (2.67%) C++
11 78 (2.67%) Java 8
12 63 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 60 (2.05%) Go
14 58 (1.99%) VB.NET
15 49 (1.68%) Scala
16 37 (1.27%) Elixir
16 37 (1.27%) Kotlin
17 22 (0.75%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.55%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 288 (9.86%) Degree
2 111 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (0.48%) AWS Certification
5 10 (0.34%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.24%) MCPD
7 6 (0.21%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.14%) PhD
9 4 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
10 3 (0.10%) MCTS
11 1 (0.034%) CEH
11 1 (0.034%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.034%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.25%) QA
2 21 (0.72%) GCP
3 13 (0.45%) SLA
4 12 (0.41%) GDPR
4 12 (0.41%) WAI
5 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.034%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 212 (7.26%) Docker
2 14 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.068%) HDFS
7 1 (0.034%) Firmware
7 1 (0.034%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 60 (2.05%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.27%) Terraform
3 29 (0.99%) Ansible
4 25 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.55%) Puppet
6 9 (0.31%) Nagios
6 9 (0.31%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.27%) Kibana
7 8 (0.27%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.21%) Grafana
9 4 (0.14%) logstash
9 4 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.10%) Graphite
11 2 (0.068%) Salt
12 1 (0.034%) Apache Shiro
12 1 (0.034%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.034%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 339 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 102 (3.49%) Google
3 59 (2.02%) Capita
4 53 (1.82%) Oracle
5 51 (1.75%) Xamarin
6 37 (1.27%) Zend
7 31 (1.06%) Twitter
8 15 (0.51%) New Relic
9 13 (0.45%) Sitecore
10 12 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.38%) Adobe
11 11 (0.38%) Cognizant
11 11 (0.38%) Rackspace
12 10 (0.34%) Facebook
12 10 (0.34%) Splunk
12 10 (0.34%) Sybase
13 9 (0.31%) Cadence
13 9 (0.31%) Charles River
13 9 (0.31%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.24%) Sencha