Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 940 870 863
Rank change year-on-year -70 -7 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Developer 246 323 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 203 271 359
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £39,950 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 167,323 166,529 194,105
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,824 137,155 163,040
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 June 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 June 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 -62 238 £62,500 +8.70% 40
UK excluding London -41 147 £57,500 +9.52% 22
London -39 97 £70,000 +3.70% 19
North of England +2 52 £58,750 +17.50% 4
South East -3 34 £53,750 +1.42% 6
North West +2 28 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Yorkshire +10 21 £55,000 +10.00%
Midlands +4 21 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England -5 21 £63,750 +8.51% 3
West Midlands +23 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West -18 13 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Scotland -29 5 £55,000 -21.43% 1
North East - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands +1 2 £53,750 -8.51% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 133 (54.07%) C#
2 124 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (45.53%) .NET
4 103 (41.87%) JavaScript
5 79 (32.11%) Java
6 75 (30.49%) SQL
7 62 (25.20%) HTML
8 58 (23.58%) CSS
9 56 (22.76%) AngularJS
10 52 (21.14%) TDD
11 49 (19.92%) Finance
11 49 (19.92%) SQL Server
12 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 39 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (14.63%) Web Services
14 36 (14.63%) WCF
15 35 (14.23%) Linux
16 34 (13.82%) Web Development
16 34 (13.82%) MVC
17 33 (13.41%) Microservices
18 31 (12.60%) ASP.NET
19 30 (12.20%) Mentoring
19 30 (12.20%) Git (software)
20 27 (10.98%) Test Automation
20 27 (10.98%) React
20 27 (10.98%) SDLC
20 27 (10.98%) CRM
21 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (10.57%) HTML5
21 26 (10.57%) jQuery

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 17 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (6.50%) CMS
3 10 (4.07%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.66%) Apache
5 8 (3.25%) Apache Solr
5 8 (3.25%) WordPress
6 7 (2.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (2.03%) Drupal
8 5 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.63%) Jetty
9 4 (1.63%) nginx
10 3 (1.22%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.22%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.41%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (8.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (1.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.81%) Magento
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Endur
4 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.85%) SaaS
4 6 (2.44%) Zapier
5 4 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.22%) Serverless
7 2 (0.81%) GitHub
7 2 (0.81%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.25%) HTTP
2 7 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.44%) DNS
3 6 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.69%) MySQL
3 14 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.28%) Big Data
5 11 (4.47%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.85%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.63%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.54%) Selenium
3 12 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.47%) Subversion
5 10 (4.07%) SpecFlow
5 10 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.07%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.66%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.66%) NUnit
6 9 (3.66%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.85%) JIRA
8 6 (2.44%) GitLab
9 5 (2.03%) GoCD
9 5 (2.03%) Gradle
9 5 (2.03%) JUnit
9 5 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.63%) Maven
10 4 (1.63%) Protractor
10 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.63%) TestNG
General
1 49 (19.92%) Finance
2 23 (9.35%) Advertising
3 17 (6.91%) Marketing
4 15 (6.10%) Publishing
5 11 (4.47%) Games
6 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.25%) Banking
7 8 (3.25%) Retail
8 6 (2.44%) Front Office
9 4 (1.63%) Electronics
9 4 (1.63%) Law
9 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.81%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (45.53%) .NET
2 62 (25.20%) HTML
3 58 (23.58%) CSS
4 56 (22.76%) AngularJS
5 36 (14.63%) WCF
5 36 (14.63%) Web Services
6 31 (12.60%) ASP.NET
7 27 (10.98%) React
8 26 (10.57%) HTML5
8 26 (10.57%) jQuery
9 20 (8.13%) RESTful
10 19 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (7.72%) Spring
11 18 (7.32%) .NET Framework
12 17 (6.91%) CSS3
13 16 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (6.50%) Node.js
14 14 (5.69%) .NET Core
15 13 (5.28%) WPF
16 12 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.54%) User Experience
2 20 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (6.91%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.85%) Fintech
5 7 (2.85%) Xbox
6 5 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.63%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.81%) BBC
9 2 (0.81%) iPad
9 2 (0.81%) New Media
9 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.41%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.23%) Linux
2 15 (6.10%) Unix
3 4 (1.63%) Windows
4 2 (0.81%) Android
4 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.14%) TDD
3 39 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (13.82%) MVC
4 34 (13.82%) Web Development
5 33 (13.41%) Microservices
6 30 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 27 (10.98%) CRM
7 27 (10.98%) SDLC
7 27 (10.98%) Test Automation
8 23 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (8.94%) SOA
10 19 (7.72%) Scrum
10 19 (7.72%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.32%) DevOps
11 18 (7.32%) OO
11 18 (7.32%) Workflow
12 17 (6.91%) OOP
13 15 (6.10%) Coaching
14 12 (4.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 133 (54.07%) C#
2 103 (41.87%) JavaScript
3 79 (32.11%) Java
4 75 (30.49%) SQL
5 25 (10.16%) PHP
5 25 (10.16%) Python
6 21 (8.54%) Java 8
7 20 (8.13%) C++
8 16 (6.50%) Ruby
9 13 (5.28%) C
9 13 (5.28%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.07%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.66%) VB
12 7 (2.85%) VBA
13 6 (2.44%) Scala
14 5 (2.03%) Perl
14 5 (2.03%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.22%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (7.72%) Degree
2 13 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) QA
2 6 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.81%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (3.25%) Docker
2 4 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.41%) Kibana
2 1 (0.41%) logstash
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.16%) Oracle
3 6 (2.44%) Zuora
4 5 (2.03%) Capita
4 5 (2.03%) Google
4 5 (2.03%) Informatica
4 5 (2.03%) SAP
5 3 (1.22%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.81%) Adobe
6 2 (0.81%) BT
6 2 (0.81%) Citrix
6 2 (0.81%) HP
6 2 (0.81%) McAfee
6 2 (0.81%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.81%) Talend
7 1 (0.41%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.41%) OpenText
7 1 (0.41%) VMware