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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 69 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 277 351 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.64% 4.92% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 5.15% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 248 328 374
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 £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
7333 6809 8838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.31% 95.50% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6003 5858 7526
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -24 100 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Hertfordshire +5 85 £40,000 +8.10% 8
Essex -2 40 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Bedfordshire +2 20 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Suffolk -1 18 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Norfolk -6 12 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 420 (67.31%) C#
2 391 (62.66%) .NET
3 278 (44.55%) SQL
4 258 (41.35%) ASP.NET
5 229 (36.70%) SQL Server
6 220 (35.26%) JavaScript
7 216 (34.62%) HTML
8 194 (31.09%) Software Engineering
9 180 (28.85%) Computer Science
10 174 (27.88%) Degree
11 154 (24.68%) Java
12 153 (24.52%) Microsoft
13 150 (24.04%) C++
14 149 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
15 137 (21.96%) CSS
15 137 (21.96%) OO
16 121 (19.39%) MVC
17 118 (18.91%) Linux
18 101 (16.19%) XML
19 97 (15.54%) jQuery
20 92 (14.74%) Visual Studio
21 88 (14.10%) Windows
22 80 (12.82%) WCF
23 79 (12.66%) Python
24 77 (12.34%) Oracle
25 76 (12.18%) Web Services
26 74 (11.86%) Finance
27 73 (11.70%) VB.NET
28 72 (11.54%) PHP
29 69 (11.06%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (4.97%) IIS
2 30 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.21%) Apache
4 11 (1.76%) Node.js
5 10 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.44%) GlassFish
6 9 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.64%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.32%) Papyrus
9 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.17%) MS Office
3 4 (0.64%) Mingle
4 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.92%) Magento
2 7 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Exstream
5 1 (0.16%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.60%) SaaS
3 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.28%) HTTP
2 6 (0.96%) LDAP
3 5 (0.80%) FTP
4 4 (0.64%) SMS
4 4 (0.64%) VoIP
5 2 (0.32%) Internet
5 2 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) UPnP
6 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (36.70%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 43 (6.89%) MySQL
5 33 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.53%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.04%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (2.56%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.92%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.28%) RavenDB
13 8 (1.28%) BigTable
14 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 92 (14.74%) Visual Studio
2 52 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 34 (5.45%) NUnit
5 30 (4.81%) MSTest
6 22 (3.53%) Subversion
7 15 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (2.08%) MSBuild
9 11 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (1.12%) JIRA
11 7 (1.12%) JUnit
12 6 (0.96%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.80%) Toad
14 4 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.48%) Selenium
16 2 (0.32%) Maven
16 2 (0.32%) MSI
16 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
16 2 (0.32%) GoogleTest
General
1 74 (11.86%) Finance
2 21 (3.37%) Games
3 20 (3.21%) Banking
4 14 (2.24%) Retail
5 10 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.12%) Marketing
6 7 (1.12%) Advertising
7 5 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.48%) Legal
8 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (62.66%) .NET
2 258 (41.35%) ASP.NET
3 216 (34.62%) HTML
4 137 (21.96%) CSS
5 101 (16.19%) XML
6 97 (15.54%) jQuery
7 80 (12.82%) WCF
8 76 (12.18%) Web Services
9 67 (10.74%) HTML5
10 64 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (9.62%) .NET Framework
12 57 (9.13%) WPF
13 55 (8.81%) WinForms
14 37 (5.93%) Ajax
15 29 (4.65%) LINQ
15 29 (4.65%) SOAP
16 25 (4.01%) CSS3
17 24 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
18 23 (3.69%) MFC
19 22 (3.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 180 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 48 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 34 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.01%) Physics
5 24 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 21 (3.37%) Open Source
7 20 (3.21%) Informatics
8 18 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.60%) LIMS
9 10 (1.60%) Statistics
10 8 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.96%) User Experience
13 5 (0.80%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.80%) Robotics
13 5 (0.80%) Biology
14 4 (0.64%) Social Media
14 4 (0.64%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 118 (18.91%) Linux
2 88 (14.10%) Windows
3 52 (8.33%) UNIX
4 51 (8.17%) Android
5 31 (4.97%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.92%) AIX
7 11 (1.76%) HPUX
8 8 (1.28%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (31.09%) Software Engineering
2 149 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (21.96%) OO
4 121 (19.39%) MVC
5 69 (11.06%) TDD
6 57 (9.13%) OOP
7 43 (6.89%) OOD
7 43 (6.89%) Multithreading
8 31 (4.97%) Scrum
9 30 (4.81%) E-Commerce
9 30 (4.81%) Unit Testing
10 29 (4.65%) Android Development
11 25 (4.01%) MVVM
12 23 (3.69%) Mentoring
13 22 (3.53%) Bioinformatics
13 22 (3.53%) Web Development
14 17 (2.72%) Web Application Development
14 17 (2.72%) CRM
14 17 (2.72%) Project Management
15 15 (2.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 420 (67.31%) C#
2 278 (44.55%) SQL
3 220 (35.26%) JavaScript
4 154 (24.68%) Java
5 150 (24.04%) C++
6 79 (12.66%) Python
7 73 (11.70%) VB.NET
8 72 (11.54%) PHP
9 67 (10.74%) C
10 55 (8.81%) VB
11 49 (7.85%) T-SQL
12 38 (6.09%) PL/SQL
12 38 (6.09%) Perl
13 34 (5.45%) Ruby
14 26 (4.17%) VB6
15 23 (3.69%) XAML
16 17 (2.72%) Objective-C
17 16 (2.56%) Shell Script
17 16 (2.56%) PowerShell
18 13 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 174 (27.88%) Degree
2 9 (1.44%) PhD
3 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) HDFS
2 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 153 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.34%) Oracle
3 18 (2.88%) DevExpress
4 12 (1.92%) SAP
5 10 (1.60%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.44%) HP
7 8 (1.28%) Twitter
7 8 (1.28%) Zend
8 7 (1.12%) Perforce
9 6 (0.96%) JBoss
10 4 (0.64%) Adobe
10 4 (0.64%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.64%) Sage
10 4 (0.64%) Cognos
10 4 (0.64%) Google
11 3 (0.48%) IBM
12 2 (0.32%) Sybase
13 1 (0.16%) Sencha
13 1 (0.16%) Siebel
13 1 (0.16%) Software AG
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