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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 69 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 273 312 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.54% 4.45% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 4.64% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 246 291 383
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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
7354 6721 8904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.36% 95.80% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5983 5652 7604
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -25 94 £38,000 +3.40% 31
Hertfordshire +6 91 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Essex -8 40 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Bedfordshire +3 23 £32,500 -24.41% 3
Suffolk +11 16 £37,500 +33.92% 4
Norfolk 0 9 £33,750 +3.84%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 385 (66.96%) C#
2 354 (61.57%) .NET
3 253 (44.00%) SQL
4 237 (41.22%) ASP.NET
5 210 (36.52%) HTML
6 198 (34.43%) JavaScript
7 195 (33.91%) Software Engineering
8 181 (31.48%) SQL Server
9 171 (29.74%) Degree
10 169 (29.39%) Computer Science
11 153 (26.61%) Java
12 151 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
13 139 (24.17%) C++
14 138 (24.00%) CSS
15 128 (22.26%) OO
15 128 (22.26%) MVC
16 127 (22.09%) Microsoft
17 109 (18.96%) XML
18 101 (17.57%) Linux
18 101 (17.57%) jQuery
19 90 (15.65%) Windows
20 88 (15.30%) WCF
21 87 (15.13%) Visual Studio
22 81 (14.09%) VB.NET
23 80 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
24 76 (13.22%) C
25 72 (12.52%) Oracle
25 72 (12.52%) TDD
25 72 (12.52%) Finance
26 70 (12.17%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.09%) IIS
3 11 (1.91%) Apache
3 11 (1.91%) Node.js
4 10 (1.74%) GlassFish
4 10 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.22%) JBoss
6 6 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.52%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Papyrus
9 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 58 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.35%) MS Office
3 6 (1.04%) Mingle
4 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Magento
2 7 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.17%) Exstream
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.09%) SaaS
2 11 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.39%) HTTP
2 6 (1.04%) LDAP
2 6 (1.04%) SMS
2 6 (1.04%) VoIP
2 6 (1.04%) Internet
3 4 (0.70%) FTP
3 4 (0.70%) Wireless
4 3 (0.52%) SMPP
4 3 (0.52%) NFC
5 2 (0.35%) AMQP
5 2 (0.35%) IPv6
5 2 (0.35%) SNMP
5 2 (0.35%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.35%) SMTP
5 2 (0.35%) IPsec
5 2 (0.35%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) UPnP
6 1 (0.17%) DVB
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (7.13%) Relational Database
4 38 (6.61%) MySQL
5 30 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 23 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.78%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.61%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.26%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.74%) RavenDB
14 9 (1.57%) BigTable
14 9 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.22%) Big Data
16 6 (1.04%) Neo4j
16 6 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (15.13%) Visual Studio
2 55 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (7.13%) NUnit
4 30 (5.22%) MSTest
5 29 (5.04%) Git (software)
6 17 (2.96%) MSBuild
7 16 (2.78%) Subversion
8 12 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (1.74%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (1.22%) JIRA
12 6 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.04%) Maven
13 5 (0.87%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.87%) JUnit
13 5 (0.87%) Selenium
13 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.87%) Moq
14 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 72 (12.52%) Finance
2 23 (4.00%) Banking
3 22 (3.83%) Games
4 18 (3.13%) Retail
5 11 (1.91%) Marketing
6 9 (1.57%) Advertising
7 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.52%) Electronics
9 3 (0.52%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (61.57%) .NET
2 237 (41.22%) ASP.NET
3 210 (36.52%) HTML
4 138 (24.00%) CSS
5 109 (18.96%) XML
6 101 (17.57%) jQuery
7 88 (15.30%) WCF
8 80 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 70 (12.17%) WPF
10 67 (11.65%) HTML5
11 66 (11.48%) .NET Framework
12 62 (10.78%) Web Services
13 45 (7.83%) WinForms
14 40 (6.96%) LINQ
15 35 (6.09%) Ajax
16 29 (5.04%) CSS3
17 24 (4.17%) Silverlight
18 22 (3.83%) XSLT
19 20 (3.48%) JSON
20 18 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 169 (29.39%) Computer Science
2 60 (10.43%) Algorithms
3 39 (6.78%) Mathematics
4 30 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.17%) Physics
6 21 (3.65%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.13%) Open Source
8 16 (2.78%) Informatics
9 13 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.09%) User Experience
11 10 (1.74%) Statistics
12 9 (1.57%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (1.39%) NHS
13 8 (1.39%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.22%) LIMS
14 7 (1.22%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.04%) Blackberry
16 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
17 4 (0.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 101 (17.57%) Linux
2 90 (15.65%) Windows
3 52 (9.04%) UNIX
4 38 (6.61%) Android
5 33 (5.74%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.09%) AIX
7 11 (1.91%) HPUX
8 7 (1.22%) Windows Phone
9 6 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (33.91%) Software Engineering
2 151 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (22.26%) OO
3 128 (22.26%) MVC
4 72 (12.52%) TDD
5 57 (9.91%) Multithreading
6 47 (8.17%) OOP
7 41 (7.13%) Unit Testing
8 40 (6.96%) Web Development
9 34 (5.91%) OOD
10 30 (5.22%) Scrum
11 22 (3.83%) E-Commerce
11 22 (3.83%) MVVM
11 22 (3.83%) Web Application Development
12 18 (3.13%) Mentoring
13 17 (2.96%) Bioinformatics
13 17 (2.96%) Project Management
14 15 (2.61%) CRM
14 15 (2.61%) SOA
15 13 (2.26%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 385 (66.96%) C#
2 253 (44.00%) SQL
3 198 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 153 (26.61%) Java
5 139 (24.17%) C++
6 81 (14.09%) VB.NET
7 76 (13.22%) C
8 67 (11.65%) Python
9 54 (9.39%) PHP
10 51 (8.87%) VB
11 43 (7.48%) T-SQL
12 32 (5.57%) PL/SQL
13 27 (4.70%) Perl
14 25 (4.35%) XAML
15 24 (4.17%) PowerShell
15 24 (4.17%) VB6
16 22 (3.83%) Objective-C
17 16 (2.78%) Scala
18 15 (2.61%) Shell Script
19 10 (1.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 171 (29.74%) Degree
2 9 (1.57%) PhD
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.39%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.52%) WCAG
3 2 (0.35%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (0.52%) HDFS
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 127 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 72 (12.52%) Oracle
3 9 (1.57%) HP
3 9 (1.57%) SAP
3 9 (1.57%) Business Objects
4 7 (1.22%) Perforce
5 6 (1.04%) Zend
6 4 (0.70%) Cognos
6 4 (0.70%) Sage
6 4 (0.70%) Ab Initio
7 3 (0.52%) IBM
8 2 (0.35%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.35%) Sybase
8 2 (0.35%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe
8 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.17%) Telerik
9 1 (0.17%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.17%) BT
9 1 (0.17%) Siebel
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