Period
to 12 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Polyglot Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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

Polyglot Developer
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1033 1158 1207
Rank change year-on-year +125 +49 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Polyglot Developer 29 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 10
UK median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.52% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £42,750 £42,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £77,250 £84,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £51,250
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% -26.79%

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 130,695 155,097 170,902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.90% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 104,594 124,978 137,021
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Polyglot Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Polyglot Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Polyglot Developer in the UK

Polyglot Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Polyglot Developer.

Salary trend for Polyglot Developer in the UK

Polyglot Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Polyglot Developer over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Polyglot Developer in the UK

Polyglot Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Polyglot Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 12 November 2019. 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 +108 29 £55,000 -18.52% 1
London +105 20 £93,500 +28.97%
UK excluding London +70 9 £55,000 +2.33% 1
East of England - 8 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
North of England - 1 £50,000 -

Polyglot Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, Polyglot 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 Polyglot Developer in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 17 (58.62%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (58.62%) SOLID
2 17 (58.62%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (58.62%) LAMP
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) PHP
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) C++
4 10 (34.48%) Scala
5 9 (31.03%) Python
6 8 (27.59%) Haskell
7 5 (17.24%) GitHub
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 3 (10.34%) Maven
9 3 (10.34%) AWS
10 2 (6.90%) Line Management
10 2 (6.90%) GCP
10 2 (6.90%) Azure
10 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.90%) ION MarketView
10 2 (6.90%) RESTful
10 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
10 2 (6.90%) KDB
10 2 (6.90%) Investment Management

Polyglot 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ION MarketView
1 2 (6.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (17.24%) GitHub
3 3 (10.34%) AWS
4 2 (6.90%) Azure
4 2 (6.90%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) KDB
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Clang
General
1 2 (6.90%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) LAMP
2 2 (6.90%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) LLVM
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
2 17 (58.62%) SOLID
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.90%) Line Management
4 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Fintech
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Programming
5 1 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (3.45%) Microservices
5 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) PHP
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) Scala
4 9 (31.03%) Python
5 8 (27.59%) Haskell
6 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Clojure
7 1 (3.45%) Java 8
7 1 (3.45%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Sybase
2 2 (6.90%) TIBCO