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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 77 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 214 289 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.25% 3.78% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 3.90% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 197 270 264
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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
6306 7410 7680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.87% 96.80% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 6158 6417
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +26 128 £45,000 - 35
Hertfordshire +1 37 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Suffolk -38 17 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Bedfordshire +11 13 £40,000 - 3
Essex -18 11 £39,250 +30.83% 3
Norfolk -4 7 £32,500 +44.44%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 251 (61.07%) C#
2 214 (52.07%) .NET
3 185 (45.01%) Java
4 174 (42.34%) JavaScript
5 158 (38.44%) SQL
5 158 (38.44%) Degree
6 155 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (36.74%) HTML
8 138 (33.58%) Computer Science
9 132 (32.12%) Software Engineering
10 131 (31.87%) C++
11 121 (29.44%) ASP.NET
12 101 (24.57%) CSS
13 95 (23.11%) MVC
14 84 (20.44%) Mathematics
15 81 (19.71%) OO
16 79 (19.22%) Microsoft
17 78 (18.98%) SQL Server
18 76 (18.49%) Web Services
19 73 (17.76%) TDD
20 69 (16.79%) jQuery
21 68 (16.55%) SDLC
22 66 (16.06%) Windows
22 66 (16.06%) C
23 64 (15.57%) Linux
23 64 (15.57%) XML
24 61 (14.84%) Python
24 61 (14.84%) Web Development
25 53 (12.90%) HTML5
26 49 (11.92%) Physics

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 14 (3.41%) IIS
2 9 (2.19%) Smallworld
3 7 (1.70%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.46%) Apache
5 5 (1.22%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.97%) MS Office
4 2 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.49%) Firebase
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.35%) Internet
2 10 (2.43%) Intranet
2 10 (2.43%) Wireless
3 7 (1.70%) HTTP
4 4 (0.97%) Network Security
5 3 (0.73%) Firewall
6 2 (0.49%) SSL
6 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.14%) MySQL
2 17 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.41%) Big Data
4 12 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.19%) GIS
6 9 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.73%) Redis
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.49%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.24%) HBase
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (6.57%) Git (software)
1 27 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.08%) Selenium
3 22 (5.35%) Subversion
4 19 (4.62%) JIRA
5 18 (4.38%) Eclipse
5 18 (4.38%) NUnit
6 16 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (3.41%) Maven
8 12 (2.92%) JUnit
9 8 (1.95%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.22%) LabVIEW
11 5 (1.22%) Mockito
12 4 (0.97%) Capybara
13 3 (0.73%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
14 2 (0.49%) Hudson
14 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (10.95%) Finance
2 16 (3.89%) Games
2 16 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.95%) Billing
4 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 4 (0.97%) Automotive
5 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.97%) Legal
5 4 (0.97%) Retail
6 3 (0.73%) Publishing
7 2 (0.49%) Banking
7 2 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (52.07%) .NET
2 151 (36.74%) HTML
3 121 (29.44%) ASP.NET
4 101 (24.57%) CSS
5 76 (18.49%) Web Services
6 69 (16.79%) jQuery
7 64 (15.57%) XML
8 53 (12.90%) HTML5
9 48 (11.68%) .NET Framework
9 48 (11.68%) REST
10 44 (10.71%) WCF
11 39 (9.49%) Ajax
12 35 (8.52%) WPF
13 33 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (8.03%) Entity Framework
14 31 (7.54%) JSON
15 30 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (7.30%) J2EE
15 30 (7.30%) LINQ
16 28 (6.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (33.58%) Computer Science
2 84 (20.44%) Mathematics
3 49 (11.92%) Physics
4 45 (10.95%) Algorithms
5 18 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.38%) User Experience
6 16 (3.89%) Virtual Team
7 14 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.92%) Statistics
9 9 (2.19%) Internet of Things
10 8 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.95%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.46%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.22%) Biology
13 4 (0.97%) Informatics
13 4 (0.97%) iPad
13 4 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.97%) Ontologies
13 4 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.06%) Windows
2 64 (15.57%) Linux
3 21 (5.11%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.14%) Android
5 16 (3.89%) Unix
6 14 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (32.12%) Software Engineering
3 95 (23.11%) MVC
4 81 (19.71%) OO
5 73 (17.76%) TDD
6 68 (16.55%) SDLC
7 61 (14.84%) Web Development
8 44 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 39 (9.49%) Scrum
10 38 (9.25%) OOP
11 35 (8.52%) User Stories
12 33 (8.03%) Front End Development
13 24 (5.84%) Automated Testing
14 22 (5.35%) Test Automation
15 18 (4.38%) Pair Programming
16 16 (3.89%) Multithreading
16 16 (3.89%) OOD
17 14 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (3.41%) Machine Learning
18 13 (3.16%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 251 (61.07%) C#
2 185 (45.01%) Java
3 174 (42.34%) JavaScript
4 158 (38.44%) SQL
5 131 (31.87%) C++
6 66 (16.06%) C
7 61 (14.84%) Python
8 48 (11.68%) VB.NET
9 33 (8.03%) T-SQL
10 27 (6.57%) Perl
11 24 (5.84%) PHP
12 17 (4.14%) VB
13 15 (3.65%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.19%) Magik
15 8 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.95%) Ruby
15 8 (1.95%) Scala
15 8 (1.95%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.46%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 158 (38.44%) Degree
2 16 (3.89%) PhD
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.49%) ISEB
4 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.68%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.35%) Oracle
3 10 (2.43%) Google
3 10 (2.43%) TOWER Software
4 4 (0.97%) Adobe
4 4 (0.97%) Telerik
5 2 (0.49%) Sage
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco
6 1 (0.24%) Facebook
6 1 (0.24%) Perforce
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.24%) SAP
6 1 (0.24%) Trillium
6 1 (0.24%) WorldPay
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