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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 72 69 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 273 291 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.64% 3.65% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 3.81% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 253 260 404
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
7127 7645 7252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.91% 95.86% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 6385 6208
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 83 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Suffolk +24 77 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Hertfordshire -24 54 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Essex -30 30 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Bedfordshire -7 22 £40,000 - 7
Norfolk 0 7 £22,500 -16.66% 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 390 (59.54%) C#
2 329 (50.23%) JavaScript
3 317 (48.40%) .NET
4 299 (45.65%) HTML
5 260 (39.69%) SQL
6 252 (38.47%) Agile Software Development
7 214 (32.67%) Java
8 201 (30.69%) SQL Server
9 200 (30.53%) CSS
10 198 (30.23%) Degree
11 193 (29.47%) OO
12 172 (26.26%) ASP.NET
13 156 (23.82%) Computer Science
14 153 (23.36%) Software Engineering
15 137 (20.92%) MVC
16 135 (20.61%) C++
17 117 (17.86%) Microsoft
18 114 (17.40%) Scrum
19 113 (17.25%) jQuery
20 111 (16.95%) Linux
21 100 (15.27%) Windows
21 100 (15.27%) Finance
22 95 (14.50%) HTML5
23 94 (14.35%) TDD
24 91 (13.89%) SDLC
25 88 (13.44%) C
26 86 (13.13%) Python
27 75 (11.45%) Web Services
28 73 (11.15%) Games
29 72 (10.99%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.22%) Apache
4 6 (0.92%) IIS
4 6 (0.92%) CMS
5 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.61%) Node.js
6 4 (0.61%) JBoss
7 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.46%) Confluence
7 3 (0.46%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.31%) Documentum
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.15%) Mule
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.68%) MS Office
3 6 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.15%) Simulink
4 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.66%) SaaS
2 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.66%) HTTP
2 18 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.98%) Internet
4 8 (1.22%) ICMP
5 3 (0.46%) SSH
5 3 (0.46%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.46%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.31%) SSL
6 2 (0.31%) SNMP
7 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.15%) ISDN
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.87%) MySQL
3 37 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 22 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (3.21%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.68%) Big Data
11 8 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
12 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.07%) DTS
13 6 (0.92%) FileMaker
14 5 (0.76%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.76%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.76%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (7.63%) Subversion
2 42 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 41 (6.26%) Git (software)
4 40 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (5.34%) NUnit
6 17 (2.60%) Selenium
6 17 (2.60%) Maven
6 17 (2.60%) JIRA
7 15 (2.29%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.53%) Xcode
9 9 (1.37%) Ant
10 8 (1.22%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.22%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.07%) MSTest
12 5 (0.76%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.46%) Mockito
13 3 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.46%) TestNG
13 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.46%) Bugzilla
General
1 100 (15.27%) Finance
2 73 (11.15%) Games
3 17 (2.60%) Electronics
4 15 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.29%) Marketing
5 13 (1.98%) Retail
6 9 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.92%) Automotive
8 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.76%) Banking
9 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (48.40%) .NET
2 299 (45.65%) HTML
3 200 (30.53%) CSS
4 172 (26.26%) ASP.NET
5 113 (17.25%) jQuery
6 95 (14.50%) HTML5
7 75 (11.45%) Web Services
8 66 (10.08%) .NET Framework
9 62 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (8.40%) WPF
11 49 (7.48%) XML
12 43 (6.56%) AngularJS
13 41 (6.26%) Entity Framework
14 40 (6.11%) CSS3
14 40 (6.11%) WCF
14 40 (6.11%) LAMP
15 39 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 38 (5.80%) J2EE
17 32 (4.89%) FFmpeg
18 31 (4.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 156 (23.82%) Computer Science
2 56 (8.55%) Mathematics
3 50 (7.63%) Online Games
4 38 (5.80%) User Experience
5 33 (5.04%) Algorithms
6 31 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (4.58%) Mobile App
8 24 (3.66%) Statistics
9 22 (3.36%) Management Information System
9 22 (3.36%) Physics
10 16 (2.44%) MPEG
11 11 (1.68%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.53%) Informatics
13 9 (1.37%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.37%) GIS
14 7 (1.07%) Biology
14 7 (1.07%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.92%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.92%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 111 (16.95%) Linux
2 100 (15.27%) Windows
3 34 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 32 (4.89%) Android
5 17 (2.60%) UNIX
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (38.47%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (29.47%) OO
3 153 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 137 (20.92%) MVC
5 114 (17.40%) Scrum
6 94 (14.35%) TDD
7 91 (13.89%) SDLC
8 69 (10.53%) Web Development
9 64 (9.77%) OOP
10 31 (4.73%) Unit Testing
11 30 (4.58%) Test Automation
12 28 (4.27%) Multithreading
12 28 (4.27%) CRM
12 28 (4.27%) OOD
13 25 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (3.66%) Migration
15 21 (3.21%) Financial Modelling
16 20 (3.05%) User Stories
17 19 (2.90%) Open Source
17 19 (2.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 390 (59.54%) C#
2 329 (50.23%) JavaScript
3 260 (39.69%) SQL
4 214 (32.67%) Java
5 135 (20.61%) C++
6 88 (13.44%) C
7 86 (13.13%) Python
8 72 (10.99%) PHP
9 56 (8.55%) VB.NET
10 43 (6.56%) T-SQL
11 36 (5.50%) Perl
12 34 (5.19%) VB
13 27 (4.12%) Objective-C
14 22 (3.36%) PL/SQL
15 21 (3.21%) Ruby
16 16 (2.44%) VB6
17 12 (1.83%) Go
18 10 (1.53%) Apple Swift
19 9 (1.37%) MATLAB
20 7 (1.07%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 198 (30.23%) Degree
2 20 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.07%) PhD
4 3 (0.46%) ISEB
4 3 (0.46%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) MCSD
5 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.11%) QA
2 9 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (3.97%) Firmware
2 5 (0.76%) Xen
2 5 (0.76%) KVM
2 5 (0.76%) Docker
2 5 (0.76%) LXC
2 5 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.76%) Mesos
2 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
3 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 117 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.92%) Oracle
3 18 (2.75%) TOWER Software
4 11 (1.68%) Perforce
5 9 (1.37%) IBM
6 8 (1.22%) Jaspersoft
6 8 (1.22%) Sybase
7 6 (0.92%) Adobe
7 6 (0.92%) Tableau
8 5 (0.76%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.76%) Pegasus
9 4 (0.61%) OpenLink
9 4 (0.61%) Tieto
9 4 (0.61%) Google
10 3 (0.46%) VMware
10 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.46%) Apple
11 2 (0.31%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.31%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.15%) New Relic
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum dependant on experience
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + benefits
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