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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 66 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 275 367 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.56% 5.08% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 5.34% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 242 336 375
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 £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
7435 6868 8675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.22% 95.05% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6116 5893 7372
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 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 1 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 -25 104 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Hertfordshire -3 77 £40,000 +8.10% 13
Essex -3 44 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Bedfordshire +2 20 £40,000 -
Suffolk -7 17 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Norfolk 0 12 £32,500 - 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 412 (67.10%) C#
2 381 (62.05%) .NET
3 282 (45.93%) SQL
4 243 (39.58%) ASP.NET
5 226 (36.81%) SQL Server
6 217 (35.34%) JavaScript
7 209 (34.04%) HTML
8 180 (29.32%) Computer Science
9 177 (28.83%) Software Engineering
10 175 (28.50%) Degree
11 151 (24.59%) Java
11 151 (24.59%) C++
12 150 (24.43%) Microsoft
13 136 (22.15%) CSS
14 135 (21.99%) OO
15 115 (18.73%) Linux
16 107 (17.43%) MVC
17 94 (15.31%) XML
18 91 (14.82%) jQuery
19 87 (14.17%) Oracle
20 83 (13.52%) Visual Studio
20 83 (13.52%) Windows
21 80 (13.03%) Finance
21 80 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
22 77 (12.54%) Python
23 75 (12.21%) PHP
24 74 (12.05%) VB.NET
25 73 (11.89%) WCF
26 68 (11.07%) Web Services
27 63 (10.26%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.05%) IIS
2 28 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.42%) Apache
4 11 (1.79%) Node.js
5 9 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.30%) GlassFish
7 6 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.65%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.33%) Papyrus
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Magento
2 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Exstream
5 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.16%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.63%) SaaS
3 7 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.30%) HTTP
2 6 (0.98%) LDAP
2 6 (0.98%) SMS
3 5 (0.81%) FTP
4 4 (0.65%) VoIP
5 2 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) UPnP
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (36.81%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.10%) Relational Database
3 58 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (7.17%) MySQL
5 32 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.58%) RDBMS
7 20 (3.26%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.79%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.14%) BigTable
15 7 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (13.52%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (5.37%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.05%) NUnit
5 28 (4.56%) MSTest
6 26 (4.23%) Subversion
7 16 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (1.63%) MSBuild
10 9 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (1.14%) JUnit
11 7 (1.14%) JIRA
12 5 (0.81%) Toad
13 3 (0.49%) Maven
13 3 (0.49%) Xcode
14 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.33%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.33%) GoogleTest
14 2 (0.33%) Selenium
14 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 80 (13.03%) Finance
2 20 (3.26%) Games
3 17 (2.77%) Banking
4 12 (1.95%) Retail
5 8 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.14%) Marketing
7 6 (0.98%) Advertising
8 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.49%) Electronics
9 3 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (62.05%) .NET
2 243 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 209 (34.04%) HTML
4 136 (22.15%) CSS
5 94 (15.31%) XML
6 91 (14.82%) jQuery
7 73 (11.89%) WCF
8 68 (11.07%) Web Services
9 63 (10.26%) HTML5
10 56 (9.12%) WinForms
11 55 (8.96%) WPF
12 53 (8.63%) .NET Framework
13 49 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (6.03%) Ajax
15 28 (4.56%) SOAP
16 26 (4.23%) LINQ
17 25 (4.07%) XSLT
18 24 (3.91%) Ruby on Rails
19 23 (3.75%) MFC
20 21 (3.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 180 (29.32%) Computer Science
2 51 (8.31%) Mathematics
3 27 (4.40%) Physics
4 22 (3.58%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.42%) Open Source
6 20 (3.26%) Informatics
6 20 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.63%) Statistics
7 10 (1.63%) LIMS
8 7 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.81%) Robotics
9 5 (0.81%) Biology
9 5 (0.81%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.81%) iPhone
10 4 (0.65%) MPEG
10 4 (0.65%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.49%) CUDA
11 3 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (18.73%) Linux
2 83 (13.52%) Windows
3 49 (7.98%) UNIX
4 46 (7.49%) Android
5 28 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.95%) AIX
7 11 (1.79%) HPUX
8 8 (1.30%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (28.83%) Software Engineering
2 135 (21.99%) OO
3 107 (17.43%) MVC
4 80 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (10.10%) OOP
6 61 (9.93%) TDD
7 48 (7.82%) OOD
8 38 (6.19%) Multithreading
9 29 (4.72%) E-Commerce
10 28 (4.56%) Scrum
10 28 (4.56%) Android Development
11 27 (4.40%) MVVM
12 24 (3.91%) Unit Testing
13 22 (3.58%) Web Development
13 22 (3.58%) Bioinformatics
14 17 (2.77%) CRM
15 16 (2.61%) Project Management
16 14 (2.28%) SOA
16 14 (2.28%) Web Application Development
17 13 (2.12%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 412 (67.10%) C#
2 282 (45.93%) SQL
3 217 (35.34%) JavaScript
4 151 (24.59%) C++
4 151 (24.59%) Java
5 77 (12.54%) Python
6 75 (12.21%) PHP
7 74 (12.05%) VB.NET
8 61 (9.93%) C
9 56 (9.12%) VB
10 53 (8.63%) T-SQL
11 43 (7.00%) PL/SQL
12 37 (6.03%) Perl
13 35 (5.70%) Ruby
14 29 (4.72%) VB6
15 20 (3.26%) XAML
16 18 (2.93%) Objective-C
17 16 (2.61%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.95%) Scala
19 11 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 175 (28.50%) Degree
2 8 (1.30%) PhD
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.33%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.16%) MCSD
5 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.49%) HDFS
2 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 150 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 87 (14.17%) Oracle
3 18 (2.93%) DevExpress
4 12 (1.95%) SAP
5 9 (1.47%) HP
5 9 (1.47%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.30%) Zend
6 8 (1.30%) Twitter
7 7 (1.14%) Perforce
8 6 (0.98%) JBoss
9 4 (0.65%) Cognos
9 4 (0.65%) Adobe
9 4 (0.65%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.65%) Sage
9 4 (0.65%) Google
10 3 (0.49%) Siemens
10 3 (0.49%) IBM
11 2 (0.33%) Sybase
12 1 (0.16%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.16%) Software AG
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