The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 90 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 212 274 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.89% 3.57% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 3.70% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 194 241 331
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -9 70 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Hertfordshire -29 53 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Suffolk +18 37 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Essex -22 28 £25,000 -35.48% 1
Bedfordshire +11 21 £37,250 -6.87% 1
East Anglia - 2 £37,500 -
Norfolk -5 1 £20,000 -38.46%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 352 (59.76%) C#
2 305 (51.78%) JavaScript
3 297 (50.42%) .NET
4 270 (45.84%) HTML
5 242 (41.09%) SQL
6 231 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
7 181 (30.73%) Java
7 181 (30.73%) SQL Server
8 175 (29.71%) CSS
9 170 (28.86%) ASP.NET
9 170 (28.86%) Degree
10 169 (28.69%) OO
11 135 (22.92%) Computer Science
12 132 (22.41%) Software Engineering
12 132 (22.41%) MVC
13 114 (19.35%) Microsoft
14 111 (18.85%) jQuery
15 110 (18.68%) C++
16 107 (18.17%) Scrum
17 90 (15.28%) TDD
18 87 (14.77%) Linux
19 86 (14.60%) Windows
20 83 (14.09%) Finance
20 83 (14.09%) HTML5
21 73 (12.39%) Python
21 73 (12.39%) SDLC
22 72 (12.22%) Web Services
22 72 (12.22%) .NET Framework
23 67 (11.38%) Web Development
24 66 (11.21%) PHP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.53%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.19%) CMS
4 7 (1.19%) Apache
5 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.02%) IIS
6 5 (0.85%) Node.js
6 5 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.68%) JBoss
8 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.51%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.17%) Mule
9 1 (0.17%) Confluence
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 42 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.53%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Simulink
4 1 (0.17%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.58%) SaaS
2 14 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Boomi
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.07%) HTTP
2 19 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.55%) Internet
4 6 (1.02%) ICMP
5 3 (0.51%) SSH
5 3 (0.51%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.34%) SSL
6 2 (0.34%) SNMP
7 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.17%) ISDN
7 1 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (30.73%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (5.43%) MySQL
4 26 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.21%) Big Data
10 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.53%) DTS
13 8 (1.36%) Sybase ASE
14 6 (1.02%) FileMaker
15 5 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.85%) SQLite
16 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (7.30%) Subversion
1 43 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 34 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (5.60%) NUnit
5 19 (3.23%) Selenium
6 18 (3.06%) Maven
6 18 (3.06%) Jenkins
7 15 (2.55%) JIRA
8 9 (1.53%) Xcode
9 8 (1.36%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.36%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.19%) MSTest
11 5 (0.85%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.68%) Ant
12 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.51%) Mockito
13 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.51%) CocoaPods
13 3 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 83 (14.09%) Finance
2 60 (10.19%) Games
3 16 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.38%) Marketing
5 13 (2.21%) Retail
6 11 (1.87%) Electronics
7 9 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.19%) Automotive
9 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.85%) Banking
11 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.68%) Law
12 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (50.42%) .NET
2 270 (45.84%) HTML
3 175 (29.71%) CSS
4 170 (28.86%) ASP.NET
5 111 (18.85%) jQuery
6 83 (14.09%) HTML5
7 72 (12.22%) Web Services
7 72 (12.22%) .NET Framework
8 58 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (9.51%) WPF
10 47 (7.98%) Entity Framework
11 42 (7.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 41 (6.96%) AngularJS
13 40 (6.79%) XML
14 37 (6.28%) WCF
15 36 (6.11%) LAMP
16 34 (5.77%) CSS3
17 32 (5.43%) J2EE
18 31 (5.26%) LINQ
19 30 (5.09%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 135 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 52 (8.83%) Mathematics
3 43 (7.30%) Online Games
4 34 (5.77%) User Experience
5 28 (4.75%) Mobile App
6 27 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (4.41%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.06%) Statistics
9 17 (2.89%) Physics
10 15 (2.55%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.38%) MPEG
12 10 (1.70%) GIS
13 9 (1.53%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.19%) Biology
14 7 (1.19%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.02%) Internet of Things
15 6 (1.02%) CUDA
15 6 (1.02%) Handset
15 6 (1.02%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.77%) Linux
2 86 (14.60%) Windows
3 31 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 28 (4.75%) Android
5 12 (2.04%) UNIX
6 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (28.69%) OO
3 132 (22.41%) MVC
3 132 (22.41%) Software Engineering
4 107 (18.17%) Scrum
5 90 (15.28%) TDD
6 73 (12.39%) SDLC
7 67 (11.38%) Web Development
8 63 (10.70%) OOP
9 29 (4.92%) CRM
9 29 (4.92%) Unit Testing
10 27 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (4.58%) Test Automation
11 24 (4.07%) Multithreading
12 23 (3.90%) Migration
13 20 (3.40%) Analytics
14 19 (3.23%) OOD
15 18 (3.06%) User Stories
16 17 (2.89%) Mentoring
16 17 (2.89%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 352 (59.76%) C#
2 305 (51.78%) JavaScript
3 242 (41.09%) SQL
4 181 (30.73%) Java
5 110 (18.68%) C++
6 73 (12.39%) Python
7 66 (11.21%) PHP
8 64 (10.87%) C
9 52 (8.83%) VB.NET
10 41 (6.96%) T-SQL
11 35 (5.94%) VB
12 34 (5.77%) Perl
13 25 (4.24%) Objective-C
14 19 (3.23%) VB6
15 17 (2.89%) Ruby
15 17 (2.89%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.53%) Apple Swift
17 7 (1.19%) Go
17 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.02%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 170 (28.86%) Degree
2 20 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.19%) PhD
4 3 (0.51%) ISEB
4 3 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) MCSD
5 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.11%) QA
2 8 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (2.72%) Firmware
2 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 114 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.66%) Oracle
3 17 (2.89%) TOWER Software
4 12 (2.04%) Perforce
5 8 (1.36%) Sybase
5 8 (1.36%) Jaspersoft
6 7 (1.19%) IBM
7 6 (1.02%) Adobe
7 6 (1.02%) Telerik
8 5 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.68%) Tieto
9 4 (0.68%) Tableau
9 4 (0.68%) Google
9 4 (0.68%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.51%) VMware
10 3 (0.51%) Apple
11 2 (0.34%) New Relic
12 1 (0.17%) Sage
12 1 (0.17%) Symantec
12 1 (0.17%) SAP
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £56500 per annum + Exc bonus + other great bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k + bonus, 25 days, flexitime and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35k - 55k per year
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Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + .
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Poupart Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits
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