Full-Stack Engineer
UK

The median Full-Stack Engineer salary in the UK is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 348 505 273
Rank change year-on-year +157 -232 +229
Permanent jobs requiring a Full Stack Engineer 786 613 2,249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.57% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.62% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 333 324 390
10th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £57,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.13% - +24.00%
75th Percentile £91,934 £100,000 £96,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £120,000 £116,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +10.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 90,948 98,840 145,959
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 91.68% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 65,793 61,698 85,831
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Full Stack Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Engineer in the UK

Full Stack Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Full Stack Engineer in the UK

Full Stack Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Engineer over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Full Stack Engineer in the UK

Full Stack Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +190 623 £60,000 -7.69% 73
England +40 420 £70,000 -12.50% 188
Scotland +134 340 £60,000 +20.57% 7
Work from Home -82 181 £65,000 -18.75% 97
London +43 152 £90,000 +1.41% 122
North of England +75 102 £60,000 -22.58% 26
North West +75 82 £60,000 -7.69% 15
Midlands +52 60 £58,500 +11.43% 9
South East +20 59 £60,000 -11.11% 10
East Midlands +24 43 £55,000 -31.25% 6
South West -14 27 £50,000 -23.08% 7
West Midlands +42 17 £60,000 +14.29% 3
Wales +4 17 £60,000 - 3
East of England +19 16 £60,000 -12.73% 10
Yorkshire +72 14 £45,000 -43.75% 8
North East +2 6 £65,000 - 3
Northern Ireland +7 2 £90,000 +56.52% 2

Full Stack Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 14 April 2024, Full Stack Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Full Stack Engineer in the job title.

1 786 (100.00%) Full Stack Development
2 575 (73.16%) Software Engineering
3 520 (66.16%) Agile
4 472 (60.05%) React
5 446 (56.74%) Finance
6 398 (50.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 393 (50.00%) Java
8 355 (45.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 351 (44.66%) SQL
10 339 (43.13%) SDLC
11 337 (42.88%) AngularJS
12 328 (41.73%) JavaScript
13 325 (41.35%) Law
14 306 (38.93%) CI/CD
15 275 (34.99%) Operational Stability
16 266 (33.84%) Machine Learning
17 245 (31.17%) AWS
18 243 (30.92%) TypeScript
19 229 (29.13%) Spring
20 214 (27.23%) CSS
21 206 (26.21%) Node.js
22 205 (26.08%) HTML
23 196 (24.94%) NoSQL
23 196 (24.94%) Algorithms
24 191 (24.30%) Python
25 175 (22.26%) MongoDB
26 166 (21.12%) Microservices
27 161 (20.48%) Azure
28 143 (18.19%) PostgreSQL
28 143 (18.19%) Risk Management

Full Stack Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (6.49%) FileNet
2 26 (3.31%) Apache Airflow
3 23 (2.93%) Apache
4 20 (2.54%) nginx
5 17 (2.16%) Camunda
6 16 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 16 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.38%) Confluence
8 2 (0.25%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Simulink
2 3 (0.38%) Sketch
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) UXPin
4 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 245 (31.17%) AWS
2 161 (20.48%) Azure
3 88 (11.20%) GCP
4 74 (9.41%) IBM Cloud
5 51 (6.49%) Amazon S3
6 27 (3.44%) GitHub
7 23 (2.93%) SaaS
8 20 (2.54%) Azure DevOps
9 17 (2.16%) OpenShift
10 15 (1.91%) BlazeMeter
11 12 (1.53%) Serverless
12 9 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.76%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
15 3 (0.38%) Figma
15 3 (0.38%) IaaS
16 2 (0.25%) Amazon Cognito
16 2 (0.25%) Power Platform
17 1 (0.13%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.76%) MQTT
2 3 (0.38%) HTTP
2 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (24.94%) NoSQL
2 175 (22.26%) MongoDB
3 143 (18.19%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (9.41%) Elasticsearch
5 67 (8.52%) MySQL
6 57 (7.25%) DB2
7 51 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 44 (5.60%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.93%) Apache Ignite
10 20 (2.54%) Oracle Database
11 18 (2.29%) Redis
12 17 (2.16%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.04%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.65%) Big Data
15 7 (0.89%) SQL Server
16 3 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.38%) HBase
17 2 (0.25%) DynamoDB
17 2 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 76 (9.67%) Git
2 71 (9.03%) JUnit
3 38 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.82%) Cypress.io
5 21 (2.67%) Jasmine
6 20 (2.54%) Mockito
7 16 (2.04%) GitLab
8 15 (1.91%) JMeter
9 14 (1.78%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.78%) JIRA
10 6 (0.76%) Maven
11 5 (0.64%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio Code
12 4 (0.51%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.51%) CircleCI
12 4 (0.51%) webpack
13 3 (0.38%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.38%) Gradle
13 3 (0.38%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 446 (56.74%) Finance
2 398 (50.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 325 (41.35%) Law
4 137 (17.43%) Legal
5 135 (17.18%) Banking
6 118 (15.01%) Marketing
7 79 (10.05%) Public Sector
8 65 (8.27%) Front Office
9 55 (7.00%) Social Skills
10 43 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (5.09%) Private Banking
12 26 (3.31%) Investment Banking
13 15 (1.91%) Aviation
14 14 (1.78%) Health Technology
15 13 (1.65%) Financial Institution
15 13 (1.65%) Retail
16 12 (1.53%) Tech for Good
17 6 (0.76%) Games
17 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.64%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (60.05%) React
2 337 (42.88%) AngularJS
3 229 (29.13%) Spring
4 214 (27.23%) CSS
5 206 (26.21%) Node.js
6 205 (26.08%) HTML
7 141 (17.94%) Kafka
8 119 (15.14%) .NET
9 115 (14.63%) jQuery
10 113 (14.38%) J2EE
10 113 (14.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 112 (14.25%) Web Services
12 108 (13.74%) RESTful
13 104 (13.23%) Vue
14 96 (12.21%) REST
15 95 (12.09%) GraphQL
16 94 (11.96%) Spring Boot
17 89 (11.32%) JMS
18 87 (11.07%) Hibernate
19 72 (9.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 196 (24.94%) Algorithms
2 114 (14.50%) Cloud Native
3 95 (12.09%) Data Structures
4 74 (9.41%) Blockchain
4 74 (9.41%) e-Learning
4 74 (9.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 47 (5.98%) Fixed Income
6 46 (5.85%) Reference Data
7 45 (5.73%) Public Cloud
8 38 (4.83%) Onboarding
9 23 (2.93%) Hedge funds
10 20 (2.54%) Private Cloud
11 18 (2.29%) Distributed Systems
12 16 (2.04%) Legacy Code
12 16 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.91%) Market Risk
14 13 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (1.53%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.27%) Equities
16 10 (1.27%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 98 (12.47%) Linux
2 63 (8.02%) Windows
3 58 (7.38%) Android
4 57 (7.25%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.89%) Unix
6 3 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (100.00%) Full Stack Development
2 575 (73.16%) Software Engineering
3 520 (66.16%) Agile
4 355 (45.17%) Artificial Intelligence
5 339 (43.13%) SDLC
6 306 (38.93%) CI/CD
7 275 (34.99%) Operational Stability
8 266 (33.84%) Machine Learning
9 166 (21.12%) Microservices
10 143 (18.19%) Risk Management
11 137 (17.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 133 (16.92%) Community of Practice
13 129 (16.41%) Visualisation
14 122 (15.52%) Decision-Making
15 108 (13.74%) Asset Management
16 102 (12.98%) Mentoring
16 102 (12.98%) OO
17 101 (12.85%) Coaching
18 99 (12.60%) Design Patterns
19 93 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 393 (50.00%) Java
2 351 (44.66%) SQL
3 328 (41.73%) JavaScript
4 243 (30.92%) TypeScript
5 191 (24.30%) Python
6 134 (17.05%) C#
7 33 (4.20%) PHP
8 30 (3.82%) Kotlin
9 21 (2.67%) Go
10 17 (2.16%) Lua
11 10 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.15%) C
13 8 (1.02%) C++
13 8 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.51%) Ruby
15 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.38%) VBA
16 2 (0.25%) Bash
17 1 (0.13%) Rust
Qualifications
1 57 (7.25%) Degree
2 30 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.02%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.76%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.51%) Azure Certification
6 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) OCP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.31%) SLA
2 18 (2.29%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.64%) QA
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.25%) GDPR
5 2 (0.25%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.25%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 85 (10.81%) Docker
2 5 (0.64%) Firmware
3 3 (0.38%) HDFS
4 2 (0.25%) Embedded Firmware
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 115 (14.63%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.40%) Terraform
3 5 (0.64%) Ansible
4 3 (0.38%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Grafana
Vendors
1 127 (16.16%) Oracle
2 74 (9.41%) IBM
2 74 (9.41%) Red Hat
3 45 (5.73%) Google
4 9 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.51%) Rackspace
5 4 (0.51%) Zend
6 3 (0.38%) Cloudera
6 3 (0.38%) Databricks
6 3 (0.38%) Dynatrace
6 3 (0.38%) ION Trading
6 3 (0.38%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.38%) Splunk
6 3 (0.38%) Telerik
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe
7 2 (0.25%) VMware
7 2 (0.25%) YouTube
8 1 (0.13%) SAP