The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 97 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 177 392 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.71% 5.23% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 5.35% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 165 366 292
Median salary £41,500 £38,782 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6256 7323 8217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.89% 97.65% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5266 6035 6838
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the East of England region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 100 £43,500 -3.33% 28
Hertfordshire -5 44 £42,000 +5.00% 7
Suffolk -37 17 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Bedfordshire -13 9 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Essex -25 6 £47,500 +50.68% 5
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 247 (63.66%) C#
2 205 (52.84%) .NET
3 181 (46.65%) SQL
4 175 (45.10%) JavaScript
5 169 (43.56%) Java
6 161 (41.49%) HTML
7 142 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (33.51%) Degree
9 113 (29.12%) C++
10 112 (28.87%) Software Engineering
11 110 (28.35%) Computer Science
12 108 (27.84%) ASP.NET
12 108 (27.84%) CSS
13 105 (27.06%) SQL Server
14 92 (23.71%) Web Services
15 89 (22.94%) MVC
16 84 (21.65%) jQuery
17 77 (19.85%) OO
18 76 (19.59%) XML
18 76 (19.59%) Microsoft
19 70 (18.04%) Mathematics
20 60 (15.46%) TDD
21 59 (15.21%) Windows
22 58 (14.95%) VB.NET
23 56 (14.43%) Web Development
23 56 (14.43%) .NET Framework
24 55 (14.18%) Ajax
25 54 (13.92%) C
25 54 (13.92%) SDLC
25 54 (13.92%) REST

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 31 (7.99%) IIS
2 10 (2.58%) Node.js
3 5 (1.29%) Facebook Platform
4 4 (1.03%) Apache
4 4 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.52%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.52%) MS Office
4 2 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.52%) Firebase
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.35%) Internet
2 11 (2.84%) HTTP
3 3 (0.77%) Firewall
3 3 (0.77%) Intranet
3 3 (0.77%) Wireless
3 3 (0.77%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.52%) NFC
4 2 (0.52%) SMPP
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.35%) MySQL
5 12 (3.09%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.84%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.32%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.06%) Big Data
9 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.77%) Datomic
11 3 (0.77%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.52%) GIS
12 2 (0.52%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.52%) Redis
13 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 29 (7.47%) Selenium
2 28 (7.22%) Subversion
3 26 (6.70%) Visual Studio
4 24 (6.19%) JIRA
5 18 (4.64%) NUnit
6 17 (4.38%) Git (software)
7 15 (3.87%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.87%) Maven
7 15 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (3.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (2.58%) JUnit
10 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.29%) Mockito
11 4 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.03%) MSTest
12 3 (0.77%) Fiddler
12 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.52%) Hudson
13 2 (0.52%) NCover
General
1 50 (12.89%) Finance
2 14 (3.61%) Games
2 14 (3.61%) Legal
3 10 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.80%) iGaming
5 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.03%) Banking
7 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.77%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (52.84%) .NET
2 161 (41.49%) HTML
3 108 (27.84%) ASP.NET
3 108 (27.84%) CSS
4 92 (23.71%) Web Services
5 84 (21.65%) jQuery
6 76 (19.59%) XML
7 56 (14.43%) .NET Framework
8 55 (14.18%) Ajax
9 54 (13.92%) REST
10 52 (13.40%) HTML5
11 49 (12.63%) WCF
12 44 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (9.54%) Entity Framework
14 36 (9.28%) LINQ
15 35 (9.02%) JSON
16 34 (8.76%) WPF
17 31 (7.99%) SOAP
18 30 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (6.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 110 (28.35%) Computer Science
2 70 (18.04%) Mathematics
3 27 (6.96%) Algorithms
4 24 (6.19%) Physics
5 19 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.90%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.61%) User Experience
7 12 (3.09%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.58%) Internet of Things
8 10 (2.58%) Statistics
9 8 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.55%) Life Science
11 5 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.29%) iPad
11 5 (1.29%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.03%) Oculus Rift
12 4 (1.03%) Social Media
13 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.21%) Windows
2 41 (10.57%) Linux
3 22 (5.67%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 18 (4.64%) Android
6 5 (1.29%) Unix
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (28.87%) Software Engineering
3 89 (22.94%) MVC
4 77 (19.85%) OO
5 60 (15.46%) TDD
6 56 (14.43%) Web Development
7 54 (13.92%) SDLC
8 40 (10.31%) Scrum
9 39 (10.05%) Front End Development
10 38 (9.79%) Unit Testing
11 35 (9.02%) User Stories
12 30 (7.73%) OOP
13 25 (6.44%) Test Automation
14 23 (5.93%) Automated Testing
14 23 (5.93%) Pair Programming
15 17 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (4.38%) Mobile Application Development
15 17 (4.38%) Multithreading
16 16 (4.12%) Software Testing
17 13 (3.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 247 (63.66%) C#
2 181 (46.65%) SQL
3 175 (45.10%) JavaScript
4 169 (43.56%) Java
5 113 (29.12%) C++
6 58 (14.95%) VB.NET
7 54 (13.92%) C
8 53 (13.66%) T-SQL
9 46 (11.86%) Python
10 30 (7.73%) VB
11 28 (7.22%) PHP
12 19 (4.90%) Perl
13 14 (3.61%) PL/SQL
14 13 (3.35%) Objective-C
15 11 (2.84%) Scala
15 11 (2.84%) VB6
16 7 (1.80%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.80%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.29%) VBScript
18 4 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 130 (33.51%) Degree
2 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.03%) PhD
4 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.37%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) SDET
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (2.06%) Firmware
2 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.51%) Oracle
3 10 (2.58%) TOWER Software
4 7 (1.80%) Google
5 6 (1.55%) Facebook
6 5 (1.29%) Telerik
7 4 (1.03%) Adobe
7 4 (1.03%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.77%) Perforce
9 2 (0.52%) Sage
9 2 (0.52%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.26%) SAP
10 1 (0.26%) Trillium
10 1 (0.26%) Twitter
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