Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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

Technical Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 896 861 802
Rank change year-on-year -35 -59 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Developer 304 313 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 246 273 471
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +8.25%

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 169,607 169,366 204,229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139,181 140,637 170,778
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Developer in the UK

Technical Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Developer in the UK

Technical Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Developer over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Developer in the UK

Technical Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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 +9 294 £60,000 - 57
UK excluding London +6 167 £50,000 -4.76% 28
London 0 135 £72,500 +11.54% 32
North of England +14 51 £50,000 -0.99% 6
South East -13 39 £50,000 -5.66% 6
Midlands +37 27 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West 0 27 £60,000 +16.50% 4
West Midlands +23 26 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West 0 25 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire +13 17 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East of England -9 16 £65,000 +4.00% 7
North East -20 7 £44,000 -2.22%
Northern Ireland -12 5 - -
Scotland -45 5 £65,000 +27.45% 3
East Midlands +6 1 £65,000 +18.18%

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Technical 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 Technical Developer in the job title.

1 154 (50.66%) C#
2 144 (47.37%) .NET
3 143 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (42.43%) JavaScript
5 111 (36.51%) Java
6 103 (33.88%) SQL
7 81 (26.64%) Finance
8 80 (26.32%) HTML
9 75 (24.67%) AngularJS
10 70 (23.03%) SQL Server
11 69 (22.70%) Microsoft
12 64 (21.05%) CSS
13 57 (18.75%) MVC
14 56 (18.42%) Oracle
15 53 (17.43%) ASP.NET
16 52 (17.11%) OOP
17 50 (16.45%) Mentoring
18 49 (16.12%) Web Services
19 47 (15.46%) WCF
20 46 (15.13%) TDD
21 41 (13.49%) PHP
21 41 (13.49%) Linux
22 39 (12.83%) Python
22 39 (12.83%) CRM
22 39 (12.83%) Scrum
23 38 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
24 37 (12.17%) .NET Framework
24 37 (12.17%) E-Commerce
24 37 (12.17%) C++
25 36 (11.84%) HTML5

Technical 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 26 (8.55%) CMS
2 20 (6.58%) Apache Solr
3 15 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (4.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (4.28%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.63%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.30%) Apache
8 5 (1.64%) Drupal
8 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.32%) Jetty
9 4 (1.32%) nginx
10 3 (0.99%) SAS
11 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.66%) GemFire
12 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.33%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (6.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.64%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.66%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.33%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.33%) iTrent
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.33%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.25%) SaaS
4 16 (5.26%) PaaS
5 12 (3.95%) IaaS
6 5 (1.64%) GitHub
7 4 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.66%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.33%) Office 365
10 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.61%) HTTP
2 10 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) FTP
3 1 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.25%) Big Data
3 17 (5.59%) NoSQL
4 16 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.93%) MySQL
5 15 (4.93%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.28%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.97%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (9.87%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.24%) Selenium
3 16 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.61%) Maven
4 14 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.28%) Subversion
6 12 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.62%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.62%) SpecFlow
7 11 (3.62%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.63%) JIRA
9 7 (2.30%) Gradle
9 7 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.97%) NUnit
11 5 (1.64%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.64%) Capybara
11 5 (1.64%) JDeveloper
11 5 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.64%) RSpec
General
1 81 (26.64%) Finance
2 31 (10.20%) Retail
3 30 (9.87%) Advertising
4 20 (6.58%) Marketing
5 14 (4.61%) Games
6 13 (4.28%) Front Office
7 12 (3.95%) Publishing
8 8 (2.63%) Legal
9 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.97%) Banking
11 3 (0.99%) Electronics
11 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (47.37%) .NET
2 80 (26.32%) HTML
3 75 (24.67%) AngularJS
4 64 (21.05%) CSS
5 53 (17.43%) ASP.NET
6 49 (16.12%) Web Services
7 47 (15.46%) WCF
8 38 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (12.17%) .NET Framework
10 36 (11.84%) HTML5
11 34 (11.18%) WPF
12 30 (9.87%) Node.js
13 28 (9.21%) jQuery
14 27 (8.88%) React
14 27 (8.88%) RESTful
15 26 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (7.89%) WinForms
17 23 (7.57%) XML
18 20 (6.58%) Spring
19 18 (5.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.91%) User Experience
3 20 (6.58%) iPad
4 13 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.30%) Fintech
7 6 (1.97%) Xbox
8 5 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.32%) BBC
9 4 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.32%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.32%) New Media
10 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.66%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.66%) Derivative
11 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.66%) Oculus Rift
12 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.49%) Linux
2 21 (6.91%) Unix
3 13 (4.28%) Windows
4 8 (2.63%) Android
4 8 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (18.75%) MVC
3 52 (17.11%) OOP
4 50 (16.45%) Mentoring
5 46 (15.13%) TDD
6 39 (12.83%) CRM
6 39 (12.83%) Scrum
7 37 (12.17%) E-Commerce
8 31 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (9.21%) Workflow
10 26 (8.55%) Test Automation
11 23 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (7.57%) Microservices
12 22 (7.24%) Web Development
13 20 (6.58%) Asset Management
13 20 (6.58%) Multichannel Retail
13 20 (6.58%) OO
13 20 (6.58%) Open Source
13 20 (6.58%) SOA
14 19 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 154 (50.66%) C#
2 129 (42.43%) JavaScript
3 111 (36.51%) Java
4 103 (33.88%) SQL
5 41 (13.49%) PHP
6 39 (12.83%) Python
7 37 (12.17%) C++
8 22 (7.24%) C
9 21 (6.91%) PL/SQL
10 17 (5.59%) Ruby
11 14 (4.61%) Scala
12 10 (3.29%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.63%) VB
13 8 (2.63%) VBA
14 6 (1.97%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.32%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.99%) Go
16 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 25 (8.22%) Degree
2 9 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.29%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.66%) HL7
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (2.96%) Docker
2 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.66%) HDFS
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Puppet
2 3 (0.99%) Ansible
3 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.33%) Control-M
4 1 (0.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.42%) Oracle
3 13 (4.28%) hybris
4 12 (3.95%) ATG
4 12 (3.95%) Demandware
4 12 (3.95%) IBM
5 11 (3.62%) Capita
6 8 (2.63%) Google
7 7 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.64%) Citrix
8 5 (1.64%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.32%) BT
9 4 (1.32%) McAfee
9 4 (1.32%) SAP
10 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.99%) Informatica
11 2 (0.66%) Murex
11 2 (0.66%) Tableau
12 1 (0.33%) Facebook
12 1 (0.33%) Teradata