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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 54 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 333 322 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.31% 3.96% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 4.15% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 316 277 428
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 £47,750 £51,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
7373 7760 7445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.32% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6138 6516 6436
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,928
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 3 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 3 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
Suffolk +32 103 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 100 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Hertfordshire -8 57 £41,500 +6.41% 12
Essex -24 39 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Bedfordshire +13 26 £40,000 - 4
Norfolk -1 9 £22,500 -6.25%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 416 (59.77%) C#
2 346 (49.71%) .NET
3 339 (48.71%) JavaScript
4 313 (44.97%) HTML
5 280 (40.23%) SQL
6 268 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
7 219 (31.47%) Java
8 215 (30.89%) CSS
9 211 (30.32%) SQL Server
10 196 (28.16%) ASP.NET
11 195 (28.02%) Degree
12 188 (27.01%) OO
13 164 (23.56%) Software Engineering
14 151 (21.70%) Computer Science
14 151 (21.70%) MVC
15 147 (21.12%) C++
16 126 (18.10%) Microsoft
17 117 (16.81%) jQuery
18 113 (16.24%) Scrum
19 110 (15.80%) Linux
20 109 (15.66%) Windows
21 106 (15.23%) HTML5
22 101 (14.51%) TDD
23 98 (14.08%) Finance
24 94 (13.51%) Python
24 94 (13.51%) C
25 93 (13.36%) SDLC
26 75 (10.78%) Web Services
27 72 (10.34%) VB.NET
28 71 (10.20%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.16%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.44%) Apache
5 7 (1.01%) IIS
6 6 (0.86%) CMS
6 6 (0.86%) Node.js
7 5 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.72%) JBoss
7 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.72%) Documentum
8 4 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.43%) Confluence
9 3 (0.43%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.58%) MS Office
3 6 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.43%) Mingle
5 1 (0.14%) Simulink
5 1 (0.14%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.16%) SaaS
2 7 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.45%) HTTP
2 18 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.72%) Internet
4 9 (1.29%) ICMP
5 5 (0.72%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.43%) iBeacon
6 3 (0.43%) SSH
7 2 (0.29%) SSL
7 2 (0.29%) SNMP
8 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.14%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.14%) Firewall
8 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.14%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) AMQP
8 1 (0.14%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (30.32%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.61%) MySQL
3 34 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.30%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.29%) Big Data
10 8 (1.15%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.15%) Sybase ASE
11 6 (0.86%) FileMaker
12 5 (0.72%) DTS
12 5 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.72%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.72%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (7.33%) Visual Studio
2 45 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (6.18%) Subversion
4 39 (5.60%) NUnit
5 37 (5.32%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.30%) Maven
6 16 (2.30%) JIRA
7 15 (2.16%) Selenium
8 12 (1.72%) Ant
9 11 (1.58%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.58%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.44%) Xcode
11 9 (1.29%) MSTest
12 7 (1.01%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.72%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.57%) Mockito
14 4 (0.57%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.43%) MSBuild
15 3 (0.43%) CocoaPods
General
1 98 (14.08%) Finance
2 71 (10.20%) Games
3 23 (3.30%) Electronics
4 16 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.16%) Retail
6 14 (2.01%) Marketing
7 10 (1.44%) Banking
8 9 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.72%) Automotive
10 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.57%) Publishing
11 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (49.71%) .NET
2 313 (44.97%) HTML
3 215 (30.89%) CSS
4 196 (28.16%) ASP.NET
5 117 (16.81%) jQuery
6 106 (15.23%) HTML5
7 75 (10.78%) Web Services
8 71 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (9.91%) XML
10 68 (9.77%) .NET Framework
11 58 (8.33%) WPF
12 45 (6.47%) CSS3
13 43 (6.18%) WCF
13 43 (6.18%) J2EE
14 42 (6.03%) LAMP
15 40 (5.75%) AngularJS
16 36 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (4.74%) Spring
18 32 (4.60%) Entity Framework
18 32 (4.60%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 151 (21.70%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.33%) Mathematics
3 49 (7.04%) Online Games
4 42 (6.03%) User Experience
5 32 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 32 (4.60%) Algorithms
6 30 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.45%) Statistics
8 20 (2.87%) Physics
9 18 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.30%) MPEG
11 11 (1.58%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.44%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.44%) Informatics
13 7 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.01%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.86%) CUDA
14 6 (0.86%) Handset
14 6 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 110 (15.80%) Linux
2 109 (15.66%) Windows
3 36 (5.17%) Apple iOS
4 34 (4.89%) Android
5 17 (2.44%) UNIX
6 7 (1.01%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.01%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.86%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (27.01%) OO
3 164 (23.56%) Software Engineering
4 151 (21.70%) MVC
5 113 (16.24%) Scrum
6 101 (14.51%) TDD
7 93 (13.36%) SDLC
8 70 (10.06%) Web Development
9 62 (8.91%) OOP
10 34 (4.89%) CRM
11 32 (4.60%) Multithreading
11 32 (4.60%) Test Automation
12 31 (4.45%) Unit Testing
13 27 (3.88%) OOD
14 24 (3.45%) User Stories
15 21 (3.02%) Financial Modelling
15 21 (3.02%) Migration
15 21 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (2.87%) SOA
17 19 (2.73%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 416 (59.77%) C#
2 339 (48.71%) JavaScript
3 280 (40.23%) SQL
4 219 (31.47%) Java
5 147 (21.12%) C++
6 94 (13.51%) C
6 94 (13.51%) Python
7 72 (10.34%) VB.NET
8 71 (10.20%) PHP
9 45 (6.47%) T-SQL
10 34 (4.89%) Perl
11 32 (4.60%) VB
12 28 (4.02%) Objective-C
13 26 (3.74%) PL/SQL
14 22 (3.16%) Ruby
15 16 (2.30%) VB6
16 12 (1.72%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.72%) Go
17 10 (1.44%) Apple Swift
18 7 (1.01%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 195 (28.02%) Degree
2 22 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.86%) PhD
4 4 (0.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.14%) MCP
6 1 (0.14%) MCSD
6 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.89%) QA
2 12 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (3.74%) Firmware
2 5 (0.72%) Xen
2 5 (0.72%) KVM
2 5 (0.72%) Docker
2 5 (0.72%) LXC
2 5 (0.72%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.72%) Mesos
2 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 126 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 70 (10.06%) Oracle
3 18 (2.59%) TOWER Software
4 11 (1.58%) Perforce
4 11 (1.58%) IBM
5 8 (1.15%) Sybase
5 8 (1.15%) Jaspersoft
6 6 (0.86%) Adobe
6 6 (0.86%) Tableau
7 5 (0.72%) Pegasus
8 4 (0.57%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.57%) Tieto
8 4 (0.57%) OpenLink
8 4 (0.57%) Google
9 3 (0.43%) VMware
9 3 (0.43%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.43%) Progress
9 3 (0.43%) Apple
10 2 (0.29%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.29%) Red Gate
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