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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 52 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 315 307 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.40% 4.63% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 4.81% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 274 245 359
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
6836 6380 8163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 96.24% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5545 5161 7074
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +1 129 £40,000 - 38
Hertfordshire +15 87 £40,000 +8.10% 7
Essex -21 41 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Suffolk -3 28 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Bedfordshire +3 21 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Norfolk -22 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 372 (62.94%) C#
2 328 (55.50%) .NET
3 275 (46.53%) SQL
4 232 (39.26%) Software Engineering
5 226 (38.24%) HTML
6 218 (36.89%) JavaScript
7 217 (36.72%) ASP.NET
8 201 (34.01%) Degree
9 175 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
10 169 (28.60%) Computer Science
11 165 (27.92%) Java
12 162 (27.41%) SQL Server
13 154 (26.06%) C++
14 152 (25.72%) CSS
15 149 (25.21%) MVC
16 142 (24.03%) XML
17 139 (23.52%) Microsoft
18 129 (21.83%) Windows
19 122 (20.64%) OO
20 108 (18.27%) Linux
21 104 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
22 99 (16.75%) C
23 95 (16.07%) Visual Studio
24 91 (15.40%) jQuery
25 88 (14.89%) TDD
26 85 (14.38%) .NET Framework
26 85 (14.38%) HTML5
27 84 (14.21%) VB.NET
28 74 (12.52%) Finance
28 74 (12.52%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.52%) IIS
3 8 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.02%) Node.js
4 6 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.68%) JBoss
5 4 (0.68%) Apache
5 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.51%) Documentum
7 2 (0.34%) CMS
7 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 47 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.91%) MS Office
3 9 (1.52%) Mingle
4 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.34%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.35%) SaaS
4 4 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.51%) GitHub
5 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.37%) Wireless
2 10 (1.69%) Ethernet
2 10 (1.69%) Internet
3 7 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.02%) HTTP
4 6 (1.02%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.02%) ZigBee
5 4 (0.68%) ICMP
6 3 (0.51%) SMPP
6 3 (0.51%) SMS
6 3 (0.51%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.51%) NFC
6 3 (0.51%) AMQP
7 2 (0.34%) IPsec
7 2 (0.34%) SSH
7 2 (0.34%) VoIP
7 2 (0.34%) SMTP
7 2 (0.34%) SNMP
7 2 (0.34%) IPv6
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.77%) MySQL
2 40 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.74%) Crystal Reports
3 28 (4.74%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.71%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.03%) RavenDB
7 12 (2.03%) Neo4j
8 7 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.68%) MS Access
9 4 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.68%) BigTable
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.34%) Big Data
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 95 (16.07%) Visual Studio
2 56 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (8.46%) NUnit
4 26 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 24 (4.06%) MSTest
6 22 (3.72%) TeamCity
7 20 (3.38%) Eclipse
8 15 (2.54%) MSBuild
9 14 (2.37%) Maven
10 13 (2.20%) Selenium
11 12 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.69%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
13 9 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (1.35%) Subversion
15 7 (1.18%) JUnit
16 6 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 5 (0.85%) Moq
18 4 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 74 (12.52%) Finance
2 35 (5.92%) Banking
3 17 (2.88%) Marketing
4 16 (2.71%) Retail
5 15 (2.54%) Games
6 11 (1.86%) Electronics
6 11 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.35%) Advertising
8 7 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Legal
11 3 (0.51%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (55.50%) .NET
2 226 (38.24%) HTML
3 217 (36.72%) ASP.NET
4 152 (25.72%) CSS
5 142 (24.03%) XML
6 104 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 91 (15.40%) jQuery
8 85 (14.38%) .NET Framework
8 85 (14.38%) HTML5
9 70 (11.84%) WCF
10 59 (9.98%) WPF
10 59 (9.98%) WinForms
11 57 (9.64%) Web Services
11 57 (9.64%) LINQ
12 43 (7.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 41 (6.94%) CSS3
14 37 (6.26%) Ajax
15 35 (5.92%) JSON
16 25 (4.23%) Spring
17 23 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 169 (28.60%) Computer Science
2 44 (7.45%) Algorithms
3 33 (5.58%) Mathematics
4 30 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.89%) User Experience
6 19 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.05%) LIMS
8 15 (2.54%) Physics
9 12 (2.03%) Open Source
10 11 (1.86%) NHS
11 10 (1.69%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.69%) Informatics
11 10 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.52%) Life Science
13 8 (1.35%) Internet of Things
14 6 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (1.02%) Social Media
15 5 (0.85%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 129 (21.83%) Windows
2 108 (18.27%) Linux
3 51 (8.63%) UNIX
4 34 (5.75%) Android
5 29 (4.91%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.69%) Windows Phone
6 10 (1.69%) AIX
6 10 (1.69%) HPUX
7 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (39.26%) Software Engineering
2 175 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (25.21%) MVC
4 122 (20.64%) OO
5 88 (14.89%) TDD
6 74 (12.52%) Multithreading
7 69 (11.68%) Web Development
8 64 (10.83%) Scrum
9 45 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 34 (5.75%) OOD
11 25 (4.23%) Web Application Development
12 19 (3.21%) User Stories
12 19 (3.21%) OOP
13 16 (2.71%) CRM
13 16 (2.71%) SOA
14 14 (2.37%) BDD
14 14 (2.37%) Low Latency
15 13 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (2.03%) Test Automation
16 12 (2.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 372 (62.94%) C#
2 275 (46.53%) SQL
3 218 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 165 (27.92%) Java
5 154 (26.06%) C++
6 99 (16.75%) C
7 84 (14.21%) VB.NET
8 71 (12.01%) Python
9 52 (8.80%) T-SQL
10 34 (5.75%) PL/SQL
11 31 (5.25%) PHP
12 28 (4.74%) Perl
13 25 (4.23%) VB
14 21 (3.55%) PowerShell
15 18 (3.05%) Objective-C
16 17 (2.88%) XAML
17 14 (2.37%) Ruby
18 13 (2.20%) VB6
19 11 (1.86%) Shell Script
20 8 (1.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 201 (34.01%) Degree
2 7 (1.18%) PhD
3 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.51%) MCP
5 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.25%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.51%) SLA
2 3 (0.51%) WCAG
3 2 (0.34%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) JTAG
4 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (1.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.51%) Puppet
1 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 139 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.01%) Oracle
3 7 (1.18%) Google
4 6 (1.02%) Business Objects
5 5 (0.85%) Ab Initio
6 4 (0.68%) TOWER Software
6 4 (0.68%) Perforce
6 4 (0.68%) HP
7 2 (0.34%) Software AG
7 2 (0.34%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.34%) Progress
7 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.34%) webMethods
7 2 (0.34%) IBM
7 2 (0.34%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.17%) Telerik
8 1 (0.17%) Capita
8 1 (0.17%) Zend
8 1 (0.17%) Symbian
8 1 (0.17%) Siebel
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Salary: to £40k + benefits
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