Period
to 20 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 199 230
Rank change year-on-year +28 +31 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 2,501 2,674 2,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.99% 1.79% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.86% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,125 2,323 2,301
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 119,829 143,469 166,598
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.92% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 95,868 114,667 135,349
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 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 +24 2,329 £50,500 +1.00% 605
UK excluding London +48 1,568 £45,000 - 419
London -16 848 £65,000 +8.33% 234
South East -4 524 £50,000 +8.70% 110
South West +103 313 £43,500 +8.75% 68
Midlands +101 261 £42,500 +13.33% 46
North of England +76 252 £50,000 +17.65% 107
North West +52 159 £50,000 +11.11% 66
West Midlands +37 144 £42,500 +10.39% 16
East of England +8 132 £50,000 - 40
East Midlands +92 117 £42,500 +21.43% 30
Yorkshire +67 83 £50,000 +29.03% 25
Scotland +1 44 £50,000 +9.89% 27
Wales +9 40 £43,000 -4.44% 21
North East +7 10 £43,500 -8.42% 16
Northern Ireland +8 7 £40,000 -17.95%

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1,873 (74.89%) JavaScript
2 1,176 (47.02%) HTML
3 1,153 (46.10%) C#
4 1,130 (45.18%) CSS
5 1,056 (42.22%) .NET
6 1,036 (41.42%) AngularJS
7 965 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
8 906 (36.23%) React
9 665 (26.59%) SQL
10 655 (26.19%) MVC
11 613 (24.51%) Node.js
12 537 (21.47%) Git (software)
13 536 (21.43%) PHP
14 521 (20.83%) Azure
15 509 (20.35%) ASP.NET
16 484 (19.35%) AWS
17 467 (18.67%) Java
18 448 (17.91%) Finance
18 448 (17.91%) SQL Server
19 442 (17.67%) TDD
20 414 (16.55%) jQuery
21 391 (15.63%) DevOps
22 373 (14.91%) MySQL
22 373 (14.91%) HTML5
23 364 (14.55%) Web Development
24 336 (13.43%) TypeScript
25 331 (13.23%) RESTful
25 331 (13.23%) Python
26 322 (12.87%) .NET Framework
27 311 (12.44%) Microservices

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
1 121 (4.84%) WordPress
2 99 (3.96%) CMS
3 79 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (2.60%) Apache
5 49 (1.96%) IIS
6 41 (1.64%) nginx
7 23 (0.92%) Drupal
8 22 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 21 (0.84%) Confluence
10 17 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 15 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.56%) Headless CMS
13 13 (0.52%) EPiServer
14 11 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
15 6 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.20%) SharePoint
17 4 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
17 4 (0.16%) GlassFish
17 4 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (0.56%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.16%) Sketch
5 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.080%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (2.00%) Magento
2 12 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.28%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.12%) Shopify
6 2 (0.080%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.080%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.080%) RMDS
7 1 (0.040%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.040%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 521 (20.83%) Azure
2 484 (19.35%) AWS
3 118 (4.72%) SaaS
4 116 (4.64%) GCP
5 110 (4.40%) Serverless
6 82 (3.28%) GitHub
7 79 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
8 41 (1.64%) npm
9 27 (1.08%) Azure Functions
10 23 (0.92%) Firebase
11 22 (0.88%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.44%) Yarn
15 10 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (0.40%) AWS IoT
16 9 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (0.36%) PaaS
17 8 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.48%) Internet
2 19 (0.76%) HTTP
3 11 (0.44%) SNA
4 10 (0.40%) SSH
5 8 (0.32%) DNS
5 8 (0.32%) RTP
6 6 (0.24%) Firewall
6 6 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.20%) Intranet
7 5 (0.20%) SSL
8 3 (0.12%) Wireless
9 2 (0.080%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.040%) AMQP
10 1 (0.040%) Network Security
10 1 (0.040%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 373 (14.91%) MySQL
3 162 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
4 158 (6.32%) MongoDB
5 150 (6.00%) NoSQL
6 117 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 55 (2.20%) Redis
8 54 (2.16%) Big Data
9 41 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 36 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 29 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
14 28 (1.12%) MariaDB
15 25 (1.00%) Blockchain
16 24 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
17 18 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
18 16 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (0.64%) CouchDB
19 15 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 537 (21.47%) Git (software)
2 124 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 98 (3.92%) gulp
4 96 (3.84%) JIRA
5 94 (3.76%) webpack
6 65 (2.60%) Grunt
7 55 (2.20%) Selenium
8 48 (1.92%) Visual Studio
9 41 (1.64%) Bitbucket
10 38 (1.52%) Maven
11 37 (1.48%) JUnit
11 37 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 33 (1.32%) Jasmine
13 33 (1.32%) Subversion
14 31 (1.24%) NUnit
15 26 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
15 26 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
16 23 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 448 (17.91%) Finance
2 134 (5.36%) Marketing
3 108 (4.32%) Banking
4 104 (4.16%) Retail
5 58 (2.32%) Front Office
6 57 (2.28%) Games
7 33 (1.32%) Advertising
8 32 (1.28%) Law
8 32 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.12%) Electronics
10 25 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 24 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.96%) Public Sector
12 22 (0.88%) Publishing
13 20 (0.80%) Automotive
14 15 (0.60%) Legal
15 12 (0.48%) Danish Language
16 9 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,176 (47.02%) HTML
2 1,130 (45.18%) CSS
3 1,056 (42.22%) .NET
4 1,036 (41.42%) AngularJS
5 906 (36.23%) React
6 613 (24.51%) Node.js
7 509 (20.35%) ASP.NET
8 414 (16.55%) jQuery
9 373 (14.91%) HTML5
10 331 (13.23%) RESTful
11 322 (12.87%) .NET Framework
12 293 (11.72%) .NET Core
13 290 (11.60%) REST
14 287 (11.48%) Vue.js
15 268 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 253 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
17 231 (9.24%) Web Services
18 225 (9.00%) CSS3
19 205 (8.20%) Laravel
20 200 (8.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 253 (10.12%) Greenfield Project
2 223 (8.92%) User Experience
3 111 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 74 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 71 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 52 (2.08%) Cloud Native
8 43 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.40%) Social Media
11 32 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 31 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.76%) Internet of Things
14 18 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (0.60%) Blog
17 13 (0.52%) Fixed Income
17 13 (0.52%) Hedge funds
17 13 (0.52%) Public Cloud
18 12 (0.48%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 176 (7.04%) Linux
2 96 (3.84%) Windows
3 55 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 52 (2.08%) Android
5 28 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 28 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.76%) CentOS
6 19 (0.76%) Unix
7 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.080%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.080%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.040%) Debian
10 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.040%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.040%) VMS
10 1 (0.040%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 965 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 655 (26.19%) MVC
3 442 (17.67%) TDD
4 391 (15.63%) DevOps
5 364 (14.55%) Web Development
6 311 (12.44%) Microservices
7 278 (11.12%) Software Engineering
8 260 (10.40%) Scrum
9 242 (9.68%) Front End Development
10 229 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
11 198 (7.92%) OO
12 179 (7.16%) Test Automation
13 174 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
14 157 (6.28%) Fintech
15 151 (6.04%) Unit Testing
16 146 (5.84%) E-Commerce
17 144 (5.76%) BDD
18 134 (5.36%) SDLC
19 126 (5.04%) OOP
20 110 (4.40%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,873 (74.89%) JavaScript
2 1,153 (46.10%) C#
3 665 (26.59%) SQL
4 536 (21.43%) PHP
5 467 (18.67%) Java
6 336 (13.43%) TypeScript
7 331 (13.23%) Python
8 136 (5.44%) ES6
9 72 (2.88%) Ruby
10 60 (2.40%) T-SQL
11 55 (2.20%) C++
12 53 (2.12%) Java 8
13 45 (1.80%) Go
14 44 (1.76%) Kotlin
15 39 (1.56%) PHP 7
16 30 (1.20%) VB.NET
17 28 (1.12%) Scala
18 20 (0.80%) C
19 18 (0.72%) Bash Shell
20 14 (0.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 149 (5.96%) Degree
2 61 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.12%) MCSD
6 3 (0.12%) PhD
7 2 (0.080%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.080%) MCPD
7 2 (0.080%) MCSA
8 1 (0.040%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.040%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.040%) MBCS
8 1 (0.040%) MCIPD
8 1 (0.040%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (2.64%) QA
2 9 (0.36%) WCAG
3 2 (0.080%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.040%) GDPR
4 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 261 (10.44%) Docker
2 5 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.040%) Firmware
3 1 (0.040%) LXC
3 1 (0.040%) Postfix
3 1 (0.040%) vCloud
3 1 (0.040%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.040%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 145 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 23 (0.92%) Terraform
3 17 (0.68%) Ansible
4 11 (0.44%) Kibana
4 11 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.32%) cPanel
5 8 (0.32%) Plesk
6 6 (0.24%) Puppet
7 5 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.16%) Grafana
8 4 (0.16%) Nagios
8 4 (0.16%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.16%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.080%) Graphite
10 1 (0.040%) Control-M
10 1 (0.040%) Istio
10 1 (0.040%) MIIS
10 1 (0.040%) SCCM
10 1 (0.040%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 266 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 95 (3.80%) Google
3 47 (1.88%) Oracle
4 35 (1.40%) Zend
5 31 (1.24%) Adobe
6 28 (1.12%) Xamarin
7 22 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (0.88%) SAP
8 16 (0.64%) Logi
8 16 (0.64%) Logi Analytics
9 14 (0.56%) Splunk
10 11 (0.44%) Sitecore
11 10 (0.40%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.28%) Intapp
12 7 (0.28%) Sage
13 6 (0.24%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.24%) Sony
13 6 (0.24%) Telstra
13 6 (0.24%) WooCommerce
14 5 (0.20%) Facebook