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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 46 70 39
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 391 338 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.18% 4.00% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 4.19% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 368 288 450
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
7245 8067 7897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.91% 95.35% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5972 6731 6878
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +13 123 £45,000 +20.00% 27
Suffolk +33 106 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hertfordshire +15 77 £41,000 +9.33% 7
Essex -18 42 £31,522 -9.93% 2
Bedfordshire +15 29 £42,500 +2.40%
Norfolk -2 14 £25,500 -15.00%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 415 (59.03%) C#
2 346 (49.22%) .NET
3 326 (46.37%) JavaScript
4 306 (43.53%) HTML
5 296 (42.11%) SQL
6 263 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
7 225 (32.01%) SQL Server
8 209 (29.73%) Java
9 206 (29.30%) ASP.NET
10 205 (29.16%) CSS
11 198 (28.17%) Degree
12 180 (25.60%) Software Engineering
13 173 (24.61%) OO
14 162 (23.04%) C++
15 150 (21.34%) Computer Science
16 146 (20.77%) MVC
17 139 (19.77%) Microsoft
18 135 (19.20%) Windows
19 127 (18.07%) Linux
20 110 (15.65%) Scrum
21 109 (15.50%) jQuery
22 108 (15.36%) HTML5
23 106 (15.08%) C
24 105 (14.94%) TDD
25 101 (14.37%) Finance
26 99 (14.08%) Python
27 94 (13.37%) XML
28 88 (12.52%) SDLC
29 80 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
30 78 (11.10%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.42%) IIS
4 9 (1.28%) Apache
5 6 (0.85%) Node.js
6 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.71%) Documentum
6 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.71%) JBoss
6 5 (0.71%) CMS
7 4 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.43%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.43%) Mingle
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Simulink
5 1 (0.14%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.28%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.14%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.28%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) GitHub
2 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.41%) HTTP
2 18 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.71%) Internet
4 9 (1.28%) ICMP
5 7 (1.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.43%) SSH
7 2 (0.28%) SSL
7 2 (0.28%) SNMP
8 1 (0.14%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) FTP
8 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.14%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.14%) IGMP
8 1 (0.14%) RTSP
8 1 (0.14%) AMQP
8 1 (0.14%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.14%) MQTT
8 1 (0.14%) Firewall
8 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (32.01%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.11%) MySQL
3 36 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.56%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.14%) Sybase ASE
12 7 (1.00%) MS Access
12 7 (1.00%) Big Data
13 6 (0.85%) RavenDB
13 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.71%) FileMaker
14 5 (0.71%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 58 (8.25%) Visual Studio
2 53 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (6.12%) NUnit
4 33 (4.69%) Subversion
5 31 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.13%) Selenium
6 15 (2.13%) JIRA
7 14 (1.99%) Maven
8 12 (1.71%) Ant
9 10 (1.42%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.14%) MSTest
10 8 (1.14%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.00%) Xcode
12 5 (0.71%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.57%) Mockito
13 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 101 (14.37%) Finance
2 60 (8.53%) Games
3 25 (3.56%) Electronics
4 20 (2.84%) Marketing
5 19 (2.70%) Banking
6 17 (2.42%) Retail
7 16 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.00%) Automotive
10 4 (0.57%) Law
10 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.57%) Advertising
10 4 (0.57%) Publishing
11 3 (0.43%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (49.22%) .NET
2 306 (43.53%) HTML
3 206 (29.30%) ASP.NET
4 205 (29.16%) CSS
5 109 (15.50%) jQuery
6 108 (15.36%) HTML5
7 94 (13.37%) XML
8 80 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 74 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 69 (9.82%) Web Services
11 61 (8.68%) WPF
12 52 (7.40%) WCF
13 46 (6.54%) CSS3
14 45 (6.40%) J2EE
15 40 (5.69%) LAMP
16 39 (5.55%) WinForms
16 39 (5.55%) Entity Framework
17 35 (4.98%) Spring
18 34 (4.84%) LINQ
18 34 (4.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 150 (21.34%) Computer Science
2 52 (7.40%) Mathematics
3 39 (5.55%) Online Games
4 37 (5.26%) User Experience
4 37 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.98%) Algorithms
6 27 (3.84%) Mobile App
7 22 (3.13%) Statistics
8 19 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.42%) Physics
10 16 (2.28%) MPEG
11 11 (1.56%) Informatics
12 10 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.14%) LIMS
14 7 (1.00%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (1.00%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.85%) CUDA
15 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 135 (19.20%) Windows
2 127 (18.07%) Linux
3 34 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 33 (4.69%) Android
5 26 (3.70%) UNIX
6 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (25.60%) Software Engineering
3 173 (24.61%) OO
4 146 (20.77%) MVC
5 110 (15.65%) Scrum
6 105 (14.94%) TDD
7 88 (12.52%) SDLC
8 67 (9.53%) Web Development
9 49 (6.97%) OOP
10 44 (6.26%) Multithreading
11 37 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 32 (4.55%) CRM
13 31 (4.41%) Test Automation
14 29 (4.13%) User Stories
15 28 (3.98%) OOD
16 26 (3.70%) Web Application Development
17 23 (3.27%) SOA
17 23 (3.27%) Financial Modelling
18 19 (2.70%) Risk Management
19 18 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 415 (59.03%) C#
2 326 (46.37%) JavaScript
3 296 (42.11%) SQL
4 209 (29.73%) Java
5 162 (23.04%) C++
6 106 (15.08%) C
7 99 (14.08%) Python
8 78 (11.10%) VB.NET
9 62 (8.82%) PHP
10 55 (7.82%) T-SQL
11 34 (4.84%) VB
12 32 (4.55%) Perl
13 30 (4.27%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.41%) Ruby
15 22 (3.13%) Objective-C
16 17 (2.42%) VB6
17 12 (1.71%) MATLAB
17 12 (1.71%) Go
18 9 (1.28%) VBA
19 7 (1.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 198 (28.17%) Degree
2 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.71%) PhD
4 4 (0.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.43%) ISEB
6 2 (0.28%) MCP
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.11%) QA
2 11 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 30 (4.27%) Firmware
2 5 (0.71%) Xen
2 5 (0.71%) KVM
2 5 (0.71%) Docker
2 5 (0.71%) LXC
2 5 (0.71%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.71%) Mesos
2 4 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 139 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.10%) Oracle
3 20 (2.84%) TOWER Software
4 11 (1.56%) IBM
5 10 (1.42%) Perforce
6 8 (1.14%) Jaspersoft
6 8 (1.14%) Sybase
7 6 (0.85%) Tableau
8 5 (0.71%) Pegasus
9 4 (0.57%) Tieto
9 4 (0.57%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.43%) VMware
10 3 (0.43%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.43%) Progress
11 2 (0.28%) Sage
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe
11 2 (0.28%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.28%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.28%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.28%) AppDynamics
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
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Salary: £38000 per annum
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £Very competitive package
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £70,000 DoE + good benefits
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Essex
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago