The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 66 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 291 438 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.65% 5.71% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 6.04% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 261 406 415
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7624 7256 8180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.73% 94.54% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6369 6220 6978
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -22 105 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Hertfordshire -32 67 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Essex -4 65 £37,500 +11.11% 4
Bedfordshire +7 26 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Suffolk -18 20 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Norfolk +7 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 432 (66.77%) C#
2 406 (62.75%) .NET
3 300 (46.37%) SQL
4 257 (39.72%) ASP.NET
5 252 (38.95%) SQL Server
6 234 (36.17%) JavaScript
7 214 (33.08%) HTML
8 177 (27.36%) Degree
9 176 (27.20%) Computer Science
10 174 (26.89%) Software Engineering
11 154 (23.80%) Microsoft
12 151 (23.34%) Java
13 149 (23.03%) C++
14 146 (22.57%) CSS
15 133 (20.56%) OO
16 114 (17.62%) Linux
17 111 (17.16%) MVC
18 105 (16.23%) XML
19 100 (15.46%) Oracle
20 95 (14.68%) jQuery
21 86 (13.29%) Visual Studio
22 83 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
23 82 (12.67%) Windows
24 80 (12.36%) VB.NET
25 78 (12.06%) PHP
25 78 (12.06%) Web Services
25 78 (12.06%) Python
26 70 (10.82%) HTML5
27 69 (10.66%) Finance
28 67 (10.36%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 36 (5.56%) IIS
2 30 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.25%) Apache
4 11 (1.70%) Node.js
5 10 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.93%) GlassFish
7 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.62%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.62%) Papyrus
9 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.31%) Drupal
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.70%) Magento
2 8 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.62%) Exstream
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.55%) SaaS
4 7 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.85%) HTTP
2 7 (1.08%) FTP
3 6 (0.93%) LDAP
3 6 (0.93%) SMS
4 4 (0.62%) VoIP
5 2 (0.31%) DNS
5 2 (0.31%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) UPnP
6 1 (0.15%) Internet
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (38.95%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.05%) Relational Database
3 60 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (6.65%) MySQL
5 30 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.71%) RDBMS
7 21 (3.25%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.39%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.24%) MS Access
13 7 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.93%) Big Data
14 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 86 (13.29%) Visual Studio
2 45 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (5.10%) Git (software)
4 29 (4.48%) Subversion
5 25 (3.86%) NUnit
6 22 (3.40%) MSTest
7 16 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 14 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.24%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.08%) JIRA
11 6 (0.93%) JUnit
12 5 (0.77%) Maven
12 5 (0.77%) Toad
13 4 (0.62%) PhoneGap
14 3 (0.46%) Xcode
15 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.31%) Selenium
15 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 69 (10.66%) Finance
2 15 (2.32%) Games
3 13 (2.01%) Banking
4 12 (1.85%) Retail
5 9 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.24%) Marketing
7 5 (0.77%) Advertising
8 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 3 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.31%) Automotive
10 2 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (62.75%) .NET
2 257 (39.72%) ASP.NET
3 214 (33.08%) HTML
4 146 (22.57%) CSS
5 105 (16.23%) XML
6 95 (14.68%) jQuery
7 78 (12.06%) Web Services
8 70 (10.82%) HTML5
9 67 (10.36%) WCF
10 66 (10.20%) WPF
11 63 (9.74%) WinForms
12 61 (9.43%) .NET Framework
13 57 (8.81%) Ajax
14 51 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (6.03%) XSLT
16 33 (5.10%) SOAP
17 27 (4.17%) Flash
18 24 (3.71%) Ruby on Rails
18 24 (3.71%) LINQ
19 23 (3.55%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 176 (27.20%) Computer Science
2 49 (7.57%) Mathematics
3 27 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.55%) Physics
5 23 (3.55%) Open Source
6 20 (3.09%) Informatics
7 10 (1.55%) Statistics
7 10 (1.55%) LIMS
8 9 (1.39%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.24%) MPEG
9 8 (1.24%) iPhone
10 7 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.77%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.77%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (0.77%) Robotics
12 5 (0.77%) Biology
13 4 (0.62%) IPTV
13 4 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 114 (17.62%) Linux
2 82 (12.67%) Windows
3 52 (8.04%) Android
4 40 (6.18%) UNIX
5 34 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.55%) AIX
7 9 (1.39%) HPUX
8 8 (1.24%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Solaris
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (26.89%) Software Engineering
2 133 (20.56%) OO
3 111 (17.16%) MVC
4 83 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (10.20%) TDD
6 63 (9.74%) OOP
7 54 (8.35%) OOD
8 36 (5.56%) Web Development
9 33 (5.10%) Android Development
10 30 (4.64%) Multithreading
10 30 (4.64%) E-Commerce
11 29 (4.48%) MVVM
12 26 (4.02%) Scrum
13 25 (3.86%) Bioinformatics
14 21 (3.25%) Unit Testing
15 18 (2.78%) CRM
16 17 (2.63%) iOS Development
17 16 (2.47%) Project Management
18 15 (2.32%) Web Application Development
19 14 (2.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 432 (66.77%) C#
2 300 (46.37%) SQL
3 234 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 151 (23.34%) Java
5 149 (23.03%) C++
6 80 (12.36%) VB.NET
7 78 (12.06%) Python
7 78 (12.06%) PHP
8 59 (9.12%) C
9 57 (8.81%) VB
10 56 (8.66%) T-SQL
11 53 (8.19%) PL/SQL
12 44 (6.80%) Perl
13 38 (5.87%) Ruby
14 34 (5.26%) VB6
15 20 (3.09%) XAML
16 18 (2.78%) Objective-C
17 14 (2.16%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.70%) VC++
19 10 (1.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 177 (27.36%) Degree
2 7 (1.08%) PhD
3 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.15%) MCSD
5 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.39%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.46%) HDFS
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Sysprep
2 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 154 (23.80%) Microsoft
2 100 (15.46%) Oracle
3 18 (2.78%) DevExpress
4 12 (1.85%) SAP
5 8 (1.24%) HP
5 8 (1.24%) Zend
5 8 (1.24%) Twitter
6 7 (1.08%) Perforce
6 7 (1.08%) JBoss
7 6 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 5 (0.77%) Google
9 4 (0.62%) Cognos
9 4 (0.62%) Adobe
9 4 (0.62%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.62%) Sage
10 3 (0.46%) Siemens
10 3 (0.46%) IBM
10 3 (0.46%) BT
11 2 (0.31%) Trapeze
11 2 (0.31%) Sybase
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum according to experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension,Healthcare,Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
nsp europe
Salary: Competitive, Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago