The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 60 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 314 457 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.92% 5.83% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 6.16% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 275 426 417
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 £25,000 £24,000
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% -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7645 7417 8042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.44% 94.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6424 6404 6875
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,866 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Developer
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -18 116 £40,750 +8.66% 37
Essex -9 69 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Hertfordshire -46 68 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Bedfordshire +8 27 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Suffolk -14 24 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Norfolk +8 11 £24,000 -26.15%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 442 (67.07%) C#
2 416 (63.13%) .NET
3 304 (46.13%) SQL
4 256 (38.85%) SQL Server
5 254 (38.54%) ASP.NET
6 242 (36.72%) JavaScript
7 218 (33.08%) HTML
8 186 (28.22%) Degree
9 174 (26.40%) Computer Science
10 165 (25.04%) Software Engineering
11 153 (23.22%) Java
11 153 (23.22%) Microsoft
12 152 (23.07%) CSS
13 145 (22.00%) C++
14 126 (19.12%) OO
15 112 (17.00%) MVC
16 110 (16.69%) Linux
16 110 (16.69%) XML
17 100 (15.17%) Oracle
18 97 (14.72%) Windows
19 95 (14.42%) jQuery
20 85 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
20 85 (12.90%) VB.NET
21 81 (12.29%) Visual Studio
22 80 (12.14%) Web Services
23 75 (11.38%) PHP
24 73 (11.08%) WPF
24 73 (11.08%) HTML5
25 72 (10.93%) Finance
26 71 (10.77%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 39 (5.92%) IIS
2 32 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.03%) Apache
4 11 (1.67%) Node.js
5 10 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.61%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.61%) Papyrus
9 2 (0.30%) Drupal
9 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 56 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Magento
2 8 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.61%) Exstream
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.37%) SaaS
4 7 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.97%) HTTP
2 7 (1.06%) FTP
3 6 (0.91%) SMS
4 4 (0.61%) VoIP
4 4 (0.61%) LDAP
5 2 (0.30%) DNS
5 2 (0.30%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
6 1 (0.15%) UPnP
6 1 (0.15%) Internet
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (38.85%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 56 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (6.83%) MySQL
5 29 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 19 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.37%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.21%) MS Access
11 8 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.91%) Big Data
13 6 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 81 (12.29%) Visual Studio
2 40 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 32 (4.86%) Subversion
5 24 (3.64%) NUnit
6 19 (2.88%) MSTest
7 16 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 15 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (1.06%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.06%) JIRA
11 6 (0.91%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.76%) JUnit
12 5 (0.76%) Toad
13 4 (0.61%) Maven
13 4 (0.61%) PhoneGap
14 3 (0.46%) Xcode
15 2 (0.30%) MSI
15 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.30%) GoogleTest
General
1 72 (10.93%) Finance
2 15 (2.28%) Games
3 12 (1.82%) Banking
4 11 (1.67%) Retail
5 10 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.21%) Marketing
8 4 (0.61%) Advertising
9 3 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.30%) Back Office
10 2 (0.30%) Automotive
10 2 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (63.13%) .NET
2 254 (38.54%) ASP.NET
3 218 (33.08%) HTML
4 152 (23.07%) CSS
5 110 (16.69%) XML
6 95 (14.42%) jQuery
7 80 (12.14%) Web Services
8 73 (11.08%) HTML5
8 73 (11.08%) WPF
9 67 (10.17%) .NET Framework
10 66 (10.02%) WCF
11 63 (9.56%) WinForms
12 62 (9.41%) Ajax
13 50 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (5.61%) XSLT
15 32 (4.86%) SOAP
16 27 (4.10%) Flash
17 26 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
18 22 (3.34%) MFC
19 20 (3.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 174 (26.40%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.74%) Mathematics
3 31 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.64%) Physics
5 23 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 22 (3.34%) Informatics
7 21 (3.19%) Open Source
8 12 (1.82%) LIMS
9 10 (1.52%) Statistics
10 9 (1.37%) MPEG
11 8 (1.21%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.21%) iPhone
12 7 (1.06%) Robotics
13 6 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.76%) Biology
14 5 (0.76%) Data Extraction
15 4 (0.61%) IPTV
15 4 (0.61%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.61%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 110 (16.69%) Linux
2 97 (14.72%) Windows
3 51 (7.74%) Android
4 35 (5.31%) UNIX
5 33 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.21%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.21%) AIX
6 8 (1.21%) HPUX
7 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (25.04%) Software Engineering
2 126 (19.12%) OO
3 112 (17.00%) MVC
4 85 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (10.17%) TDD
6 62 (9.41%) OOP
7 55 (8.35%) OOD
8 42 (6.37%) Web Development
9 35 (5.31%) Android Development
10 31 (4.70%) MVVM
11 28 (4.25%) Scrum
12 27 (4.10%) E-Commerce
13 24 (3.64%) Multithreading
14 23 (3.49%) Bioinformatics
15 21 (3.19%) Unit Testing
16 19 (2.88%) Time Management
16 19 (2.88%) iOS Development
17 16 (2.43%) CRM
18 15 (2.28%) SOA
18 15 (2.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 442 (67.07%) C#
2 304 (46.13%) SQL
3 242 (36.72%) JavaScript
4 153 (23.22%) Java
5 145 (22.00%) C++
6 85 (12.90%) VB.NET
7 75 (11.38%) PHP
8 71 (10.77%) Python
9 60 (9.10%) VB
10 58 (8.80%) T-SQL
10 58 (8.80%) C
11 56 (8.50%) PL/SQL
12 45 (6.83%) Perl
13 41 (6.22%) Ruby
14 38 (5.77%) VB6
15 15 (2.28%) XAML
16 14 (2.12%) Objective-C
17 13 (1.97%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.67%) VC++
19 9 (1.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 186 (28.22%) Degree
2 8 (1.21%) PhD
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.15%) MCSD
4 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.52%) HL7
2 8 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.30%) HDFS
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 153 (23.22%) Microsoft
2 100 (15.17%) Oracle
3 18 (2.73%) DevExpress
4 10 (1.52%) SAP
5 8 (1.21%) Twitter
6 7 (1.06%) Perforce
6 7 (1.06%) Zend
6 7 (1.06%) HP
7 5 (0.76%) Sage
7 5 (0.76%) JBoss
7 5 (0.76%) Google
8 4 (0.61%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.61%) Cognos
8 4 (0.61%) Business Objects
8 4 (0.61%) Adobe
9 3 (0.46%) Siemens
9 3 (0.46%) IBM
9 3 (0.46%) BT
10 2 (0.30%) VMware
10 2 (0.30%) Trapeze
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35k to £45k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k region plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum according to experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £45,000 upwards + 80% Home Working
Posted: 4 days ago