Period
to 30 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Full Stack Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 141 211
Rank change year-on-year +19 +70 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 3,264 1,650 2,434
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.87% 2.41% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.53% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,087 1,403 2,140
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 103,609 65,173 137,985
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.21% 95.00% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73,681 53,188 111,578
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Developer in the UK

Full Stack Developer
Top 18 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 30 July 2021. 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 +13 2,867 £59,000 +2.61% 594
London +18 1,576 £70,000 - 253
UK excluding London +16 1,438 £47,500 -5.00% 370
Work from Home 0 859 £60,000 +5.26% 154
South East +6 489 £52,500 -4.55% 81
North of England -2 261 £47,500 +5.56% 100
South West -19 193 £45,000 +12.50% 56
Midlands -18 183 £45,000 - 57
Scotland +4 139 £42,500 -5.56% 20
North West -31 134 £50,000 - 57
West Midlands -20 126 £45,000 -5.26% 39
East of England +37 123 £57,500 +43.75% 43
Yorkshire -14 101 £47,500 +14.46% 32
East Midlands -37 57 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Wales -6 45 £42,500 -15.00% 9
North East +1 26 £35,000 -17.65% 11
Northern Ireland -36 8 £43,750 -12.50% 4
Isle of Man - 2 - -

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 3,244 (99.39%) Full Stack Development
2 2,295 (70.31%) JavaScript
3 1,833 (56.16%) React
4 1,381 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 1,210 (37.07%) AngularJS
6 1,154 (35.36%) HTML
7 1,135 (34.77%) CSS
8 1,106 (33.88%) .NET
9 1,096 (33.58%) C#
10 1,054 (32.29%) Node.js
11 918 (28.13%) TypeScript
12 884 (27.08%) SQL
13 862 (26.41%) Azure
14 816 (25.00%) AWS
15 727 (22.27%) Git (software)
16 696 (21.32%) Docker
17 629 (19.27%) Java
18 614 (18.81%) DevOps
19 579 (17.74%) Microservices
20 552 (16.91%) PHP
21 536 (16.42%) SQL Server
22 535 (16.39%) TDD
23 533 (16.33%) Finance
24 516 (15.81%) Social Skills
25 514 (15.75%) Python
26 511 (15.66%) REST
27 510 (15.63%) .NET Core
28 494 (15.13%) Scrum
29 488 (14.95%) MVC
30 483 (14.80%) 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
1 175 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 135 (4.14%) CMS
3 90 (2.76%) WordPress
4 89 (2.73%) Apache
5 59 (1.81%) Confluence
6 38 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 38 (1.16%) Drupal
7 36 (1.10%) Umbraco
8 30 (0.92%) IIS
9 23 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
11 19 (0.58%) nginx
12 18 (0.55%) SharePoint
12 18 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (0.49%) EPiServer
14 15 (0.46%) Headless CMS
15 12 (0.37%) MODX
16 11 (0.34%) ColdFusion
17 10 (0.31%) Kentico
17 10 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (0.83%) Sketch
2 20 (0.61%) InVision
3 16 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.46%) Adobe XD
4 15 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.40%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (0.25%) Figma
9 7 (0.21%) Campfire
10 6 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.092%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.092%) Revit
12 3 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.061%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (0.52%) Magento
2 15 (0.46%) Shopify
3 11 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.092%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.061%) Maximo
7 2 (0.061%) Summit
7 2 (0.061%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.031%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.031%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.031%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 862 (26.41%) Azure
2 816 (25.00%) AWS
3 330 (10.11%) Serverless
4 299 (9.16%) SaaS
5 268 (8.21%) GCP
6 193 (5.91%) AWS Lambda
7 133 (4.07%) GitHub
8 110 (3.37%) Amazon S3
9 85 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
10 79 (2.42%) npm
11 66 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
12 62 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
13 61 (1.87%) Azure Functions
14 49 (1.50%) PaaS
15 46 (1.41%) Firebase
16 44 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
17 42 (1.29%) Cloud Functions
18 37 (1.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 35 (1.07%) Azure Service Bus
20 32 (0.98%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.44%) HTTP
2 44 (1.35%) Internet
3 21 (0.64%) DNS
4 20 (0.61%) Firewall
4 20 (0.61%) VPN
5 19 (0.58%) Wireless
6 15 (0.46%) Broadband
7 12 (0.37%) MQTT
8 7 (0.21%) FTP
9 6 (0.18%) WebEx
10 4 (0.12%) Modbus
10 4 (0.12%) Network Security
10 4 (0.12%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.092%) Skype
11 3 (0.092%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.061%) Intranet
12 2 (0.061%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.061%) SSL
12 2 (0.061%) VoIP
13 1 (0.031%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 414 (12.68%) MySQL
3 366 (11.21%) NoSQL
4 308 (9.44%) MongoDB
5 285 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
6 183 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 98 (3.00%) Redis
8 89 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 85 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
10 72 (2.21%) Big Data
11 41 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 31 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
13 28 (0.86%) Amazon Aurora
14 26 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (0.77%) Hadoop
16 23 (0.70%) BigQuery
17 21 (0.64%) Apache Hive
18 14 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (0.40%) Power BI
20 12 (0.37%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 727 (22.27%) Git (software)
2 215 (6.59%) Jenkins
3 165 (5.06%) JIRA
4 143 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 115 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 85 (2.60%) webpack
7 71 (2.18%) GitLab
8 63 (1.93%) Maven
9 61 (1.87%) JUnit
10 60 (1.84%) Cypress.io
11 51 (1.56%) CircleCI
11 51 (1.56%) NUnit
12 47 (1.44%) gulp
13 45 (1.38%) TeamCity
14 38 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
15 35 (1.07%) Gradle
16 34 (1.04%) Selenium
17 33 (1.01%) Travis CI
18 32 (0.98%) Mockito
19 31 (0.95%) Mocha
General
1 533 (16.33%) Finance
2 516 (15.81%) Social Skills
3 171 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 138 (4.23%) Marketing
5 135 (4.14%) Banking
6 103 (3.16%) Retail
7 79 (2.42%) Games
8 68 (2.08%) Law
9 66 (2.02%) Legal
10 63 (1.93%) Advertising
11 60 (1.84%) Public Sector
12 53 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
13 47 (1.44%) Manufacturing
14 41 (1.26%) Financial Institution
15 39 (1.19%) Telecoms
16 33 (1.01%) Automotive
17 30 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 25 (0.77%) Front Office
19 23 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
19 23 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,833 (56.16%) React
2 1,210 (37.07%) AngularJS
3 1,154 (35.36%) HTML
4 1,135 (34.77%) CSS
5 1,106 (33.88%) .NET
6 1,054 (32.29%) Node.js
7 511 (15.66%) REST
8 510 (15.63%) .NET Core
9 483 (14.80%) Vue.js
10 402 (12.32%) RESTful
11 388 (11.89%) HTML5
12 366 (11.21%) ASP.NET
13 324 (9.93%) jQuery
14 278 (8.52%) .NET Framework
15 273 (8.36%) Web Services
16 267 (8.18%) GraphQL
17 258 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web API
18 248 (7.60%) Spring
19 246 (7.54%) Laravel
20 238 (7.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 411 (12.59%) User Experience
2 213 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 206 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
4 106 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 67 (2.05%) Virtual Team
6 66 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 49 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 46 (1.41%) Cloud Native
10 43 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
11 33 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 26 (0.80%) Legacy Code
12 26 (0.80%) Web 2.0
13 24 (0.74%) Blog
13 24 (0.74%) NHS
13 24 (0.74%) N-Tier
14 23 (0.70%) FMCG
15 20 (0.61%) e-Learning
15 20 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
16 19 (0.58%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 202 (6.19%) Linux
2 105 (3.22%) Android
3 94 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 93 (2.85%) Windows
5 50 (1.53%) Unix
6 22 (0.67%) VMS
7 18 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.18%) Mesosphere
10 5 (0.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.031%) CentOS
11 1 (0.031%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.031%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,244 (99.39%) Full Stack Development
2 1,381 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 614 (18.81%) DevOps
4 579 (17.74%) Microservices
5 535 (16.39%) TDD
6 494 (15.13%) Scrum
7 488 (14.95%) MVC
8 480 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 388 (11.89%) Web Development
10 330 (10.11%) OO
11 329 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
12 327 (10.02%) Fintech
13 297 (9.10%) Test Automation
14 290 (8.88%) Computer Science
15 288 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
16 264 (8.09%) SOLID
17 255 (7.81%) Front End Development
18 244 (7.48%) BDD
19 239 (7.32%) Mentoring
20 230 (7.05%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,295 (70.31%) JavaScript
2 1,096 (33.58%) C#
3 918 (28.13%) TypeScript
4 884 (27.08%) SQL
5 629 (19.27%) Java
6 552 (16.91%) PHP
7 514 (15.75%) Python
8 142 (4.35%) ES6
9 112 (3.43%) Go
10 105 (3.22%) Ruby
11 95 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 90 (2.76%) Java 8
13 64 (1.96%) Kotlin
14 56 (1.72%) Scala
15 50 (1.53%) C++
16 38 (1.16%) PowerShell
17 36 (1.10%) PHP 7
18 26 (0.80%) Bash Shell
19 25 (0.77%) Java 11
20 24 (0.74%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 299 (9.16%) Degree
2 175 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.70%) Master's Degree
6 21 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
7 12 (0.37%) SANS
8 9 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (0.28%) MBA
9 5 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.12%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.092%) HNC
11 3 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.061%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.061%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.031%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (4.50%) QA
2 118 (3.62%) Accessibility
3 24 (0.74%) WCAG
4 12 (0.37%) GDPR
5 7 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.12%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.092%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.061%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.061%) GxP
9 2 (0.061%) WAI
10 1 (0.031%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 696 (21.32%) Docker
2 25 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.34%) ISA Server
4 8 (0.25%) Firmware
4 8 (0.25%) Postfix
4 8 (0.25%) Varnish
5 3 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.031%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 416 (12.75%) Kubernetes
2 149 (4.56%) Terraform
3 28 (0.86%) Kibana
4 19 (0.58%) Ansible
5 15 (0.46%) logstash
6 14 (0.43%) Grafana
7 13 (0.40%) MIIS
8 9 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.21%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.21%) Puppet
10 6 (0.18%) Automic
10 6 (0.18%) Consul
11 5 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.12%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.092%) Mesos
14 2 (0.061%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.061%) Opsgenie
14 2 (0.061%) Pingdom
15 1 (0.031%) Rancher
Vendors
1 254 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 228 (6.99%) Google
3 103 (3.16%) Oracle
4 48 (1.47%) Zend
5 33 (1.01%) Adobe
6 26 (0.80%) SAP
7 25 (0.77%) Sitecore
8 24 (0.74%) Xamarin
9 23 (0.70%) Apple
10 17 (0.52%) IBM
10 17 (0.52%) Netlify
11 15 (0.46%) Splunk
11 15 (0.46%) Sybase
12 14 (0.43%) Facebook
13 12 (0.37%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.34%) New Relic
14 11 (0.34%) Telerik
15 9 (0.28%) Okta
16 8 (0.25%) Samsung