Period
to 26 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 212 254
Rank change year-on-year +7 +42 +233
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,466 2,855 2,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.71% 1.64% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.70% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,163 2,516 2,195
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -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 138,581 168,019 167,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.30% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 110,407 136,456 137,744
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.08%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -1 2,314 £51,000 +2.00% 644
UK excluding London +7 1,442 £45,000 +2.86% 432
London +11 959 £65,000 +8.33% 258
South East +4 546 £47,500 +5.56% 114
North of England -7 269 £42,500 -5.56% 98
Midlands +27 192 £40,000 - 66
South West +25 182 £42,500 +6.25% 66
North West -10 179 £42,500 -5.56% 46
East of England +55 157 £50,000 +5.26% 42
West Midlands +23 125 £40,000 - 24
Yorkshire +12 76 £42,500 +6.25% 39
East Midlands +51 67 £40,000 - 42
Scotland +8 67 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Wales +23 25 £45,000 +7.14% 16
North East +17 14 £53,750 +53.57% 13
Northern Ireland -20 6 £27,500 -26.67% 2

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1,908 (77.37%) JavaScript
2 1,235 (50.08%) CSS
3 1,218 (49.39%) HTML
4 1,146 (46.47%) AngularJS
5 1,096 (44.44%) C#
6 1,072 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
7 1,043 (42.30%) .NET
8 805 (32.64%) React
9 740 (30.01%) SQL
10 735 (29.81%) MVC
11 630 (25.55%) Node.js
12 552 (22.38%) PHP
13 549 (22.26%) ASP.NET
14 518 (21.01%) Git (software)
15 504 (20.44%) SQL Server
16 487 (19.75%) Java
17 476 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
18 472 (19.14%) Amazon AWS
19 436 (17.68%) jQuery
20 415 (16.83%) Web Development
21 414 (16.79%) HTML5
22 411 (16.67%) Finance
23 410 (16.63%) TDD
24 347 (14.07%) MySQL
24 347 (14.07%) Web Services
25 345 (13.99%) Python
25 345 (13.99%) DevOps
26 333 (13.50%) Microsoft
27 332 (13.46%) REST
28 326 (13.22%) RESTful

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
1 131 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
2 76 (3.08%) CMS
3 65 (2.64%) WordPress
4 40 (1.62%) Apache
5 31 (1.26%) nginx
6 29 (1.18%) Confluence
7 27 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.01%) IIS
8 25 (1.01%) Umbraco
9 21 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.77%) JBoss
11 18 (0.73%) Drupal
12 17 (0.69%) SharePoint
13 13 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (0.45%) Jupyter
15 10 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.32%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
17 4 (0.16%) Tornado
Applications
1 15 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.36%) Adobe XD
3 8 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.12%) HipChat
5 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.12%) Moqups
6 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.041%) Figma
7 1 (0.041%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 40 (1.62%) Magento
2 10 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.28%) Shopify
4 7 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.16%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.041%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.041%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.041%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 476 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 472 (19.14%) Amazon AWS
3 133 (5.39%) SaaS
4 98 (3.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 93 (3.77%) Serverless
6 89 (3.61%) GitHub
7 60 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
8 58 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
9 56 (2.27%) Amazon S3
10 54 (2.19%) npm
11 52 (2.11%) PaaS
12 31 (1.26%) OpenShift
13 28 (1.14%) Heroku
14 26 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (0.97%) Power Platform
16 22 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 21 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
17 21 (0.85%) CloudFront
17 21 (0.85%) Google Analytics
18 19 (0.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.81%) Internet
2 17 (0.69%) HTTP
3 15 (0.61%) SSH
4 10 (0.41%) Intranet
5 8 (0.32%) Skype
6 6 (0.24%) DNS
6 6 (0.24%) GoToMeeting
7 5 (0.20%) Firewall
7 5 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.16%) Network Security
8 4 (0.16%) SMTP
9 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.12%) IMAP
9 3 (0.12%) NFC
9 3 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.12%) RFID
10 2 (0.081%) AMQP
10 2 (0.081%) MQTT
10 2 (0.081%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 347 (14.07%) MySQL
3 223 (9.04%) MongoDB
4 211 (8.56%) NoSQL
5 164 (6.65%) Relational Database
6 117 (4.74%) Big Data
7 108 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
8 93 (3.77%) Redis
9 49 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 23 (0.93%) Power BI
15 22 (0.89%) Amazon Aurora
15 22 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (0.85%) Blockchain
17 19 (0.77%) MariaDB
18 15 (0.61%) RDBMS
19 14 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 518 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 139 (5.64%) Jenkins
3 113 (4.58%) JIRA
4 111 (4.50%) webpack
5 99 (4.01%) Visual Studio
6 90 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 78 (3.16%) Maven
8 71 (2.88%) Subversion
9 63 (2.55%) Selenium
10 47 (1.91%) gulp
11 44 (1.78%) Bitbucket
12 41 (1.66%) Babel
13 40 (1.62%) Jasmine
14 39 (1.58%) Mocha
15 38 (1.54%) TeamCity
16 37 (1.50%) Gradle
17 29 (1.18%) NUnit
18 28 (1.14%) GitLab
19 27 (1.09%) PostCSS
20 26 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 411 (16.67%) Finance
2 80 (3.24%) Marketing
3 79 (3.20%) Banking
4 78 (3.16%) Retail
5 63 (2.55%) Games
6 40 (1.62%) Front Office
6 40 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 40 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.30%) Legal
8 25 (1.01%) Law
9 23 (0.93%) Advertising
10 17 (0.69%) Back Office
10 17 (0.69%) Publishing
11 16 (0.65%) Electronics
12 14 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.28%) Automotive
14 7 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.16%) Local Government
16 2 (0.081%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,235 (50.08%) CSS
2 1,218 (49.39%) HTML
3 1,146 (46.47%) AngularJS
4 1,043 (42.30%) .NET
5 805 (32.64%) React
6 630 (25.55%) Node.js
7 549 (22.26%) ASP.NET
8 436 (17.68%) jQuery
9 414 (16.79%) HTML5
10 347 (14.07%) Web Services
11 332 (13.46%) REST
12 326 (13.22%) RESTful
13 307 (12.45%) .NET Framework
14 294 (11.92%) Vue.js
15 278 (11.27%) CSS3
16 264 (10.71%) .NET Core
17 261 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 238 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
19 233 (9.45%) Laravel
20 206 (8.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 265 (10.75%) Greenfield Project
2 176 (7.14%) User Experience
3 97 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 93 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 77 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 49 (1.99%) Algorithms
6 49 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (1.38%) Cloud Native
8 28 (1.14%) Hedge funds
8 28 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 24 (0.97%) Social Media
11 21 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 21 (0.85%) Fixed Income
12 19 (0.77%) Tandem
13 16 (0.65%) Derivative
14 14 (0.57%) Management Information System
14 14 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
15 13 (0.53%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 210 (8.52%) Linux
2 94 (3.81%) Apple iOS
3 88 (3.57%) Android
4 78 (3.16%) Windows
5 24 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.69%) Unix
7 10 (0.41%) CentOS
8 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.12%) ThreadX
10 2 (0.081%) Debian
10 2 (0.081%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.041%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.041%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,072 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
2 735 (29.81%) MVC
3 415 (16.83%) Web Development
4 410 (16.63%) TDD
5 345 (13.99%) DevOps
6 316 (12.81%) Microservices
7 287 (11.64%) Software Engineering
8 276 (11.19%) Scrum
9 275 (11.15%) OO
10 260 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
11 211 (8.56%) Test Automation
12 196 (7.95%) Unit Testing
13 170 (6.89%) Front End Development
14 153 (6.20%) Mentoring
15 150 (6.08%) Fintech
16 144 (5.84%) SDLC
17 142 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
18 141 (5.72%) BDD
19 131 (5.31%) Computer Science
20 123 (4.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,908 (77.37%) JavaScript
2 1,096 (44.44%) C#
3 740 (30.01%) SQL
4 552 (22.38%) PHP
5 487 (19.75%) Java
6 345 (13.99%) Python
7 188 (7.62%) TypeScript
8 151 (6.12%) ES6
9 101 (4.10%) T-SQL
10 85 (3.45%) C++
11 71 (2.88%) Ruby
12 46 (1.87%) Java 8
13 36 (1.46%) C
14 31 (1.26%) Kotlin
15 30 (1.22%) Scala
16 29 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 25 (1.01%) Go
18 23 (0.93%) PHP 7
19 20 (0.81%) PowerShell
20 19 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 260 (10.54%) Degree
2 79 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.45%) Postgraduate
7 10 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.32%) PhD
10 4 (0.16%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.16%) CCNA
10 4 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.16%) CISSP
10 4 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (0.16%) GIAC
10 4 (0.16%) MCSE
10 4 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.16%) SANS
10 4 (0.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.45%) QA
2 14 (0.57%) GDPR
3 9 (0.36%) MiFID
4 5 (0.20%) WAI
5 4 (0.16%) GAMP
6 2 (0.081%) EMIR
6 2 (0.081%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.041%) HL7
7 1 (0.041%) SLA
System Software
1 300 (12.17%) Docker
2 17 (0.69%) Varnish
3 2 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.041%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.041%) Firmware
4 1 (0.041%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.041%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 125 (5.07%) Kubernetes
2 64 (2.60%) Ansible
3 35 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (1.26%) Puppet
5 29 (1.18%) Terraform
6 8 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (0.32%) Plesk
7 5 (0.20%) Mesos
7 5 (0.20%) Rancher
8 2 (0.081%) SQL Sentry
9 1 (0.041%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.041%) Marathon
9 1 (0.041%) Nagios
9 1 (0.041%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 333 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 97 (3.93%) Google
3 79 (3.20%) Oracle
4 27 (1.09%) SAP
5 26 (1.05%) Adobe
6 25 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 21 (0.85%) Zend
8 19 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (0.61%) Rackspace
10 13 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 12 (0.49%) IBM
12 11 (0.45%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.45%) Splunk
12 11 (0.45%) Sybase
12 11 (0.45%) Tableau
13 8 (0.32%) WSO2
14 7 (0.28%) Cadence
14 7 (0.28%) SimCorp
14 7 (0.28%) Telstra
14 7 (0.28%) Temenos