Period
to 9 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 199 229
Rank change year-on-year +43 +30 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,590 2,611 2,656
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.25% 1.75% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.83% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,390 2,394 2,448
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 109,825 143,040 170,956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.98% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 88,088 114,076 139,951
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Full Stack Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Full Stack Developer.

Salary trend for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Developer over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Top 17 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 9 April 2020. 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 +42 2,387 £55,000 +10.00% 381
UK excluding London +55 1,468 £47,500 +5.56% 223
London +50 1,038 £65,000 +4.00% 179
South East +32 558 £52,500 +14.13% 71
Work from Home +76 267 £50,000 - 30
North of England +48 261 £50,000 +25.00% 59
South West +79 257 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Midlands +56 176 £45,000 +12.50% 25
North West +29 162 £52,500 +26.51% 37
West Midlands +49 96 £47,500 +18.75% 13
East of England -30 92 £48,750 -2.50% 17
Yorkshire +70 86 £47,500 +18.75% 21
East Midlands +63 80 £43,500 +16.00% 12
Scotland +36 72 £45,000 - 6
Wales +13 42 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North East +13 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Northern Ireland +20 11 £40,000 +45.45% 5

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

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 1,863 (71.93%) JavaScript
2 1,260 (48.65%) HTML
3 1,210 (46.72%) CSS
4 1,163 (44.90%) C#
5 1,096 (42.32%) AngularJS
6 1,081 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
7 1,070 (41.31%) .NET
8 994 (38.38%) React
9 684 (26.41%) SQL
10 673 (25.98%) Node.js
11 608 (23.47%) MVC
12 570 (22.01%) Azure
13 568 (21.93%) Git (software)
14 552 (21.31%) AWS
15 544 (21.00%) PHP
16 542 (20.93%) TDD
17 525 (20.27%) Finance
18 494 (19.07%) Java
19 460 (17.76%) HTML5
20 446 (17.22%) ASP.NET
21 434 (16.76%) SQL Server
22 402 (15.52%) jQuery
23 383 (14.79%) TypeScript
24 374 (14.44%) Docker
25 370 (14.29%) DevOps
26 359 (13.86%) .NET Framework
27 354 (13.67%) Web Development
28 346 (13.36%) RESTful
29 345 (13.32%) Microservices
29 345 (13.32%) Vue.js

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
1 105 (4.05%) WordPress
2 103 (3.98%) CMS
3 85 (3.28%) Apache
4 59 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (1.78%) IIS
6 30 (1.16%) nginx
7 25 (0.97%) Drupal
8 20 (0.77%) Confluence
9 18 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 15 (0.58%) Apache Spark
10 15 (0.58%) EPiServer
11 13 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.27%) Headless CMS
12 7 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.19%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.19%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
15 4 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (0.54%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.12%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.039%) Mingle
5 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (1.16%) Magento
2 12 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.31%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.12%) Shopify
5 2 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.077%) Summit
6 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 570 (22.01%) Azure
2 552 (21.31%) AWS
3 143 (5.52%) Serverless
4 122 (4.71%) GCP
5 117 (4.52%) SaaS
6 95 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
7 85 (3.28%) GitHub
8 40 (1.54%) npm
9 35 (1.35%) Amazon S3
10 30 (1.16%) Azure Functions
11 27 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (0.97%) Firebase
13 24 (0.93%) PaaS
14 23 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
15 19 (0.73%) Amazon EKS
15 19 (0.73%) AWS CodePipeline
15 19 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (0.46%) IaaS
17 11 (0.42%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.58%) Internet
2 15 (0.58%) HTTP
3 13 (0.50%) RTP
4 11 (0.42%) SNA
5 7 (0.27%) DNS
6 4 (0.15%) Intranet
7 2 (0.077%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.077%) Skype
7 2 (0.077%) SMTP
8 1 (0.039%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.039%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.039%) SSH
8 1 (0.039%) VoIP
8 1 (0.039%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 334 (12.90%) MySQL
3 197 (7.61%) MongoDB
4 149 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 145 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
6 129 (4.98%) Relational Database
7 45 (1.74%) Big Data
8 41 (1.58%) Redis
9 38 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 26 (1.00%) MariaDB
13 23 (0.89%) Hadoop
13 23 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
16 18 (0.69%) Blockchain
16 18 (0.69%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 568 (21.93%) Git (software)
2 148 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 113 (4.36%) gulp
4 112 (4.32%) webpack
5 94 (3.63%) JIRA
6 91 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 69 (2.66%) Grunt
8 60 (2.32%) NUnit
9 58 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 56 (2.16%) Selenium
11 49 (1.89%) Bitbucket
12 48 (1.85%) GitLab
13 39 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
14 36 (1.39%) Jasmine
15 34 (1.31%) TeamCity
16 30 (1.16%) Maven
17 28 (1.08%) Babel
18 27 (1.04%) JUnit
18 27 (1.04%) Moq
19 26 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 525 (20.27%) Finance
2 141 (5.44%) Retail
3 108 (4.17%) Banking
3 108 (4.17%) Marketing
4 66 (2.55%) Games
5 44 (1.70%) Law
6 42 (1.62%) Front Office
7 32 (1.24%) Public Sector
8 30 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.12%) Advertising
9 29 (1.12%) Automotive
10 28 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.89%) Electronics
12 19 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.66%) Publishing
14 16 (0.62%) Telecoms
15 13 (0.50%) Back Office
15 13 (0.50%) Legal
16 12 (0.46%) Danish Language
17 8 (0.31%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,260 (48.65%) HTML
2 1,210 (46.72%) CSS
3 1,096 (42.32%) AngularJS
4 1,070 (41.31%) .NET
5 994 (38.38%) React
6 673 (25.98%) Node.js
7 460 (17.76%) HTML5
8 446 (17.22%) ASP.NET
9 402 (15.52%) jQuery
10 359 (13.86%) .NET Framework
11 346 (13.36%) RESTful
12 345 (13.32%) .NET Core
12 345 (13.32%) Vue.js
13 330 (12.74%) REST
14 288 (11.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 265 (10.23%) Web Services
16 257 (9.92%) CSS3
17 256 (9.88%) Laravel
18 219 (8.46%) Sass
19 208 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 238 (9.19%) User Experience
2 236 (9.11%) Greenfield Project
3 131 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 111 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 65 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 64 (2.47%) Cloud Native
8 43 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 29 (1.12%) Social Media
13 27 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
14 25 (0.97%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.50%) Internet of Things
15 13 (0.50%) Life Science
16 11 (0.42%) e-Health
16 11 (0.42%) Social Network
17 10 (0.39%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 230 (8.88%) Linux
2 83 (3.20%) Windows
3 40 (1.54%) Android
4 35 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 34 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 29 (1.12%) Unix
8 27 (1.04%) CentOS
9 18 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.039%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,081 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (23.47%) MVC
3 542 (20.93%) TDD
4 370 (14.29%) DevOps
5 354 (13.67%) Web Development
6 345 (13.32%) Microservices
7 314 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 311 (12.01%) Scrum
9 246 (9.50%) OO
10 238 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
11 229 (8.84%) Front End Development
12 216 (8.34%) Test Automation
13 207 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
14 205 (7.92%) Fintech
15 184 (7.10%) BDD
16 154 (5.95%) Unit Testing
17 148 (5.71%) OOP
18 137 (5.29%) SOLID
19 134 (5.17%) Mentoring
20 124 (4.79%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,863 (71.93%) JavaScript
2 1,163 (44.90%) C#
3 684 (26.41%) SQL
4 544 (21.00%) PHP
5 494 (19.07%) Java
6 383 (14.79%) TypeScript
7 304 (11.74%) Python
8 148 (5.71%) ES6
9 78 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 72 (2.78%) Ruby
11 57 (2.20%) Java 8
12 45 (1.74%) Go
13 43 (1.66%) PHP 7
14 39 (1.51%) C++
15 34 (1.31%) Kotlin
16 32 (1.24%) VB.NET
17 26 (1.00%) C
17 26 (1.00%) F#
18 21 (0.81%) Bash Shell
19 20 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 151 (5.83%) Degree
2 71 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 21 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.077%) PhD
10 1 (0.039%) MCIPD
10 1 (0.039%) MCSD
10 1 (0.039%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (2.82%) QA
2 9 (0.35%) WCAG
3 2 (0.077%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.077%) SLA
3 2 (0.077%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 374 (14.44%) Docker
2 3 (0.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.039%) Firmware
3 1 (0.039%) Postfix
3 1 (0.039%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 176 (6.80%) Kubernetes
2 58 (2.24%) Terraform
3 27 (1.04%) Kibana
4 18 (0.69%) Ansible
5 14 (0.54%) cPanel
6 11 (0.42%) Plesk
7 10 (0.39%) Grafana
8 6 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.19%) logstash
10 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.15%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.15%) Puppet
11 2 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.077%) Rancher
12 1 (0.039%) Graphite
12 1 (0.039%) Istio
12 1 (0.039%) Mesos
12 1 (0.039%) MIIS
12 1 (0.039%) Nagios
12 1 (0.039%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 241 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 111 (4.29%) Google
3 47 (1.81%) Oracle
4 40 (1.54%) Zend
5 24 (0.93%) Adobe
6 20 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (0.77%) Xamarin
7 17 (0.66%) SAP
8 16 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 13 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 12 (0.46%) Tableau
11 11 (0.42%) Sony
11 11 (0.42%) VMware
12 8 (0.31%) IBM
12 8 (0.31%) Telstra
13 7 (0.27%) Intapp
13 7 (0.27%) Sage
14 6 (0.23%) Fujitsu
14 6 (0.23%) Logi Analytics
14 6 (0.23%) PayPal