Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Full Stack Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Full Stack Development over the 6 months to 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Full Stack Development
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 36 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Full Stack Development 9,515 3,350 6,964
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.85% 6.50% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 6.97% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5,730 2,928 5,965
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,750 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% +6.19% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Full Stack Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 113,897 48,043 130,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.99% 93.16% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 76,281 39,497 103,817
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -

Full Stack Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Full Stack Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Development in the UK

Full Stack Development
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Full Stack Development in the UK

Full Stack Development
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Development over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Development in the UK

Full Stack Development
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 Development within the UK over the 6 months to 16 September 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 +3 8,602 £60,000 +4.35% 1,361
London +16 5,062 £75,000 +3.45% 602
UK excluding London -1 3,767 £50,000 - 825
Work from Home -3 2,450 £60,000 +9.09% 391
South East +6 1,547 £52,500 -4.55% 198
North of England -15 692 £46,500 -7.00% 225
South West +14 485 £47,500 +5.56% 88
Midlands -35 405 £45,000 - 143
North West -11 396 £50,000 - 144
Scotland -1 292 £46,250 -7.50% 44
East of England +2 275 £55,000 +10.00% 101
West Midlands -30 271 £47,500 -5.00% 96
Yorkshire -31 225 £47,500 - 53
East Midlands -36 132 £45,000 +12.50% 47
North East -11 72 £35,000 -30.00% 28
Wales -18 60 £46,250 -7.50% 20
Northern Ireland -29 26 £40,000 -20.00% 8

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, IT jobs citing Full Stack Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Full Stack Development.

1 6,211 (65.28%) JavaScript
2 5,410 (56.86%) React
3 4,522 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3,114 (32.73%) Node.js
5 3,086 (32.43%) AWS
6 3,009 (31.62%) AngularJS
7 2,987 (31.39%) Software Engineering
8 2,798 (29.41%) TypeScript
9 2,756 (28.96%) CSS
10 2,722 (28.61%) C#
11 2,685 (28.22%) .NET
12 2,596 (27.28%) HTML
13 2,546 (26.76%) SQL
14 2,324 (24.42%) Finance
15 2,306 (24.24%) Azure
16 2,255 (23.70%) Docker
17 2,236 (23.50%) Java
18 2,094 (22.01%) Python
19 2,020 (21.23%) DevOps
20 1,988 (20.89%) Microservices
21 1,960 (20.60%) Git (software)
22 1,695 (17.81%) TDD
23 1,616 (16.98%) Kubernetes
24 1,424 (14.97%) User Experience
25 1,402 (14.73%) Social Skills
26 1,379 (14.49%) PHP
27 1,362 (14.31%) Vue.js
28 1,344 (14.13%) SQL Server
29 1,321 (13.88%) Scrum
30 1,261 (13.25%) Web Services

Full Stack Development
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
1 447 (4.70%) Apache
2 412 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
3 404 (4.25%) CMS
4 289 (3.04%) Apache Spark
5 269 (2.83%) WordPress
6 182 (1.91%) Confluence
7 143 (1.50%) GemFire
8 74 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 72 (0.76%) Drupal
10 70 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 60 (0.63%) nginx
12 54 (0.57%) SharePoint
13 53 (0.56%) IIS
14 51 (0.54%) Tomcat
15 44 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
16 35 (0.37%) EPiServer
17 34 (0.36%) Apache Solr
18 31 (0.33%) Headless CMS
19 30 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
20 28 (0.29%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 50 (0.53%) Sketch
2 42 (0.44%) InVision
3 40 (0.42%) Figma
4 34 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 32 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 28 (0.29%) Adobe XD
6 28 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 24 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
9 20 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.11%) Marvel
10 10 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.074%) Campfire
12 7 (0.074%) Chatbot
13 6 (0.063%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.063%) MS Visio
14 4 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.032%) Revit
16 2 (0.021%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 92 (0.97%) Shopify
2 82 (0.86%) Magento
3 64 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.14%) nopCommerce
5 10 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.084%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.074%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.063%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.053%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 5 (0.053%) RMDS
9 5 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.053%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.021%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.021%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.021%) Summit
12 1 (0.011%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3,086 (32.43%) AWS
2 2,306 (24.24%) Azure
3 1,145 (12.03%) Serverless
4 1,078 (11.33%) GCP
5 775 (8.15%) AWS Lambda
6 733 (7.70%) SaaS
7 667 (7.01%) GitHub
8 558 (5.86%) Amazon S3
9 349 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
10 341 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
11 218 (2.29%) PaaS
12 202 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
13 201 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
14 184 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 181 (1.90%) AWS Step Functions
16 144 (1.51%) npm
17 134 (1.41%) Heroku
18 107 (1.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 104 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
20 97 (1.02%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 152 (1.60%) Internet
2 144 (1.51%) HTTP
3 59 (0.62%) DNS
4 44 (0.46%) Firewall
4 44 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.39%) Broadband
6 32 (0.34%) MQTT
7 30 (0.32%) VPN
8 28 (0.29%) SSL
9 27 (0.28%) SSH
10 26 (0.27%) Skype
11 24 (0.25%) IPsec
12 23 (0.24%) DHCP
13 15 (0.16%) BGP
14 14 (0.15%) Network Security
14 14 (0.15%) Wireless
15 13 (0.14%) VLAN
16 12 (0.13%) HTTPS
16 12 (0.13%) SMTP
17 11 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,344 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 1,225 (12.87%) MySQL
3 1,022 (10.74%) NoSQL
4 1,000 (10.51%) PostgreSQL
5 711 (7.47%) MongoDB
6 621 (6.53%) Relational Database
7 564 (5.93%) Redis
8 562 (5.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 400 (4.20%) Amazon RDS
10 363 (3.82%) Big Data
11 199 (2.09%) MariaDB
12 172 (1.81%) HBase
13 167 (1.76%) Amazon Aurora
14 132 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 128 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
16 112 (1.18%) Apache Ignite
17 105 (1.10%) Blockchain
18 82 (0.86%) Hadoop
19 78 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
20 70 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,960 (20.60%) Git (software)
2 768 (8.07%) Jenkins
3 496 (5.21%) JIRA
4 426 (4.48%) Cypress.io
5 315 (3.31%) webpack
6 252 (2.65%) Storybook
7 249 (2.62%) JUnit
8 234 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 226 (2.38%) Visual Studio
10 224 (2.35%) Cucumber
11 222 (2.33%) Selenium
12 209 (2.20%) Gradle
12 209 (2.20%) Protractor
13 194 (2.04%) GitLab
14 177 (1.86%) IntelliJ
15 174 (1.83%) CircleCI
16 172 (1.81%) Mockito
17 165 (1.73%) Eclipse
18 164 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
19 149 (1.57%) Maven
General
1 2,324 (24.42%) Finance
2 1,402 (14.73%) Social Skills
3 557 (5.85%) Banking
4 494 (5.19%) Marketing
5 482 (5.07%) Front Office
6 427 (4.49%) Law
7 413 (4.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 381 (4.00%) Retail
9 376 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
10 322 (3.38%) Games
11 148 (1.56%) Legal
12 143 (1.50%) Public Sector
13 135 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
14 128 (1.35%) Telecoms
15 110 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
16 105 (1.10%) Advertising
17 96 (1.01%) Financial Institution
18 95 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
19 82 (0.86%) Publishing
20 81 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6,330 (66.53%) Developer
2 3,340 (35.10%) Full Stack Developer
3 1,495 (15.71%) Software Engineer
4 1,158 (12.17%) Senior Developer
5 962 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 865 (9.09%) React Developer
7 724 (7.61%) Software Developer
8 592 (6.22%) C# Developer
9 589 (6.19%) PHP Developer
10 569 (5.98%) Java Developer
11 560 (5.89%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 517 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
13 458 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
14 400 (4.20%) Lead Developer
15 378 (3.97%) Python Developer
16 364 (3.83%) Angular Developer
17 336 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
18 331 (3.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 288 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 250 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,410 (56.86%) React
2 3,114 (32.73%) Node.js
3 3,009 (31.62%) AngularJS
4 2,756 (28.96%) CSS
5 2,685 (28.22%) .NET
6 2,596 (27.28%) HTML
7 1,362 (14.31%) Vue.js
8 1,261 (13.25%) Web Services
9 1,201 (12.62%) .NET Core
10 1,196 (12.57%) REST
11 1,024 (10.76%) RESTful
12 892 (9.37%) Spring
13 860 (9.04%) GraphQL
14 845 (8.88%) ASP.NET
15 723 (7.60%) jQuery
16 716 (7.52%) Redux
17 710 (7.46%) .NET Framework
18 701 (7.37%) HTML5
19 658 (6.92%) Kafka
20 570 (5.99%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1,424 (14.97%) User Experience
2 580 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
3 450 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 321 (3.37%) Hedge funds
5 275 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
6 274 (2.88%) Algorithms
7 271 (2.85%) Equities
8 265 (2.79%) Derivative
9 256 (2.69%) Cloud Native
10 238 (2.50%) Fixed Income
11 230 (2.42%) Virtual Team
12 227 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
13 222 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
14 208 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 180 (1.89%) Data Structures
16 153 (1.61%) Blog
17 112 (1.18%) Legacy Code
18 81 (0.85%) Public Cloud
19 73 (0.77%) Social Media
20 68 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 816 (8.58%) Linux
2 331 (3.48%) Unix
3 304 (3.19%) Android
4 282 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 271 (2.85%) Windows
6 50 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 41 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 27 (0.28%) VMS
10 14 (0.15%) Fedora
11 11 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.095%) Mesosphere
14 4 (0.042%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.032%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.032%) watchOS
16 1 (0.011%) CentOS
16 1 (0.011%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,522 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2,987 (31.39%) Software Engineering
3 2,020 (21.23%) DevOps
4 1,988 (20.89%) Microservices
5 1,695 (17.81%) TDD
6 1,321 (13.88%) Scrum
7 1,245 (13.08%) MVC
8 1,233 (12.96%) Computer Science
9 1,066 (11.20%) Web Development
10 967 (10.16%) Mentoring
11 943 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
12 901 (9.47%) Front End Development
13 897 (9.43%) OO
14 890 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
15 863 (9.07%) Test Automation
16 852 (8.95%) Fintech
17 738 (7.76%) Analytics
18 725 (7.62%) BDD
19 666 (7.00%) Unit Testing
20 624 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6,211 (65.28%) JavaScript
2 2,798 (29.41%) TypeScript
3 2,722 (28.61%) C#
4 2,546 (26.76%) SQL
5 2,236 (23.50%) Java
6 2,094 (22.01%) Python
7 1,379 (14.49%) PHP
8 415 (4.36%) ES6
9 393 (4.13%) Kotlin
10 390 (4.10%) Ruby
11 364 (3.83%) Go
12 315 (3.31%) Scala
13 285 (3.00%) T-SQL
14 233 (2.45%) C++
15 216 (2.27%) Java 8
16 173 (1.82%) Groovy
17 165 (1.73%) Shell Script
18 150 (1.58%) Clojure
19 139 (1.46%) PowerShell
20 119 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1,210 (12.72%) Degree
2 604 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 141 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 131 (1.38%) OCP
4 131 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
5 98 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 70 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 34 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 33 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
9 32 (0.34%) PhD
10 26 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 22 (0.23%) APMP
13 15 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (0.16%) HND
14 12 (0.13%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.11%) DBS Check
16 9 (0.095%) MBA
17 8 (0.084%) Sun Certification
18 6 (0.063%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (4.70%) QA
2 198 (2.08%) Accessibility
3 32 (0.34%) GDPR
4 23 (0.24%) WCAG
5 22 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.22%) SLA
7 13 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.084%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.084%) WAI
9 7 (0.074%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 7 (0.074%) GxP
10 6 (0.063%) GAMP
11 4 (0.042%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.042%) PSD2
12 3 (0.032%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.021%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.011%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.011%) PMO
14 1 (0.011%) SEPA
14 1 (0.011%) SOC 2
System Software
1 2,255 (23.70%) Docker
2 136 (1.43%) HDFS
3 125 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 31 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.14%) Firmware
7 13 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 12 (0.13%) Postfix
8 12 (0.13%) Varnish
9 11 (0.12%) vSphere
10 10 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.074%) Ceph
12 3 (0.032%) LXC
13 1 (0.011%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.011%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,616 (16.98%) Kubernetes
2 863 (9.07%) Terraform
3 354 (3.72%) Ansible
4 141 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 113 (1.19%) Grafana
6 58 (0.61%) Kibana
7 54 (0.57%) Puppet
8 48 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 45 (0.47%) Opsgenie
10 32 (0.34%) logstash
11 30 (0.32%) Graphite
11 30 (0.32%) Graylog
12 23 (0.24%) Istio
13 22 (0.23%) HAProxy
14 21 (0.22%) Packer
15 19 (0.20%) MIIS
15 19 (0.20%) ZABBIX
16 15 (0.16%) Pingdom
16 15 (0.16%) Rancher
17 14 (0.15%) Bugsnag
Vendors
1 674 (7.08%) Microsoft
2 622 (6.54%) Google
3 243 (2.55%) Oracle
4 178 (1.87%) VMware
5 175 (1.84%) Okta
6 112 (1.18%) Zend
7 85 (0.89%) Xamarin
8 73 (0.77%) Adobe
9 71 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 66 (0.69%) SAP
11 63 (0.66%) New Relic
12 61 (0.64%) Apple
13 51 (0.54%) Sitecore
14 50 (0.53%) Facebook
14 50 (0.53%) Netlify
15 45 (0.47%) Atlassian
15 45 (0.47%) Red Hat
16 40 (0.42%) Dell
17 33 (0.35%) Elastic Path
18 32 (0.34%) Splunk