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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 57 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 319 311 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.99% 4.54% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.70% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 279 263 440
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
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
7563 6612 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.68% 96.43% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6203 5330 7505
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 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -4 127 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Hertfordshire +9 91 £40,000 - 7
Essex -9 55 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Suffolk +1 20 £40,000 +14.28%
Bedfordshire -2 20 £39,000 -10.85% 2
Norfolk -23 7 £42,500 - 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 380 (64.52%) C#
2 334 (56.71%) .NET
3 267 (45.33%) SQL
4 239 (40.58%) Software Engineering
5 222 (37.69%) HTML
6 219 (37.18%) ASP.NET
7 210 (35.65%) JavaScript
8 206 (34.97%) Degree
9 184 (31.24%) Computer Science
10 167 (28.35%) SQL Server
11 166 (28.18%) Java
12 163 (27.67%) C++
13 158 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
14 145 (24.62%) Microsoft
15 142 (24.11%) CSS
16 140 (23.77%) MVC
17 134 (22.75%) XML
18 129 (21.90%) OO
19 122 (20.71%) Linux
20 119 (20.20%) Windows
21 105 (17.83%) C
22 103 (17.49%) Visual Studio
23 100 (16.98%) jQuery
24 98 (16.64%) ASP.NET MVC
25 86 (14.60%) VB.NET
26 83 (14.09%) Finance
27 81 (13.75%) TDD
28 79 (13.41%) Multithreading
29 77 (13.07%) .NET Framework
29 77 (13.07%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.21%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.70%) GlassFish
4 8 (1.36%) IIS
5 5 (0.85%) JBoss
5 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.85%) Node.js
6 4 (0.68%) Apache
7 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.77%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) 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 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Magento
3 2 (0.34%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.87%) SaaS
3 10 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.21%) Wireless
2 10 (1.70%) Internet
3 8 (1.36%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.02%) HTTP
4 6 (1.02%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.02%) ZigBee
5 5 (0.85%) LDAP
6 3 (0.51%) ICMP
6 3 (0.51%) SMPP
6 3 (0.51%) SMS
6 3 (0.51%) NFC
7 2 (0.34%) AMQP
7 2 (0.34%) IPsec
7 2 (0.34%) SSH
7 2 (0.34%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.34%) VoIP
7 2 (0.34%) SMTP
7 2 (0.34%) SNMP
7 2 (0.34%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (28.35%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (6.45%) MySQL
4 31 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 30 (5.09%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (4.07%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.04%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.70%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.53%) BigTable
13 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.19%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.85%) Big Data
15 4 (0.68%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 103 (17.49%) Visual Studio
2 65 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (7.81%) NUnit
4 25 (4.24%) MSTest
5 21 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.72%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.55%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.55%) MSBuild
8 13 (2.21%) Maven
9 11 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (1.70%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.53%) Selenium
12 8 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (1.19%) JUnit
13 7 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (1.02%) Subversion
15 5 (0.85%) Moq
16 3 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 83 (14.09%) Finance
2 32 (5.43%) Banking
3 19 (3.23%) Retail
4 18 (3.06%) Games
5 17 (2.89%) Marketing
6 8 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.85%) Advertising
7 5 (0.85%) Electronics
8 4 (0.68%) Automotive
8 4 (0.68%) Legal
9 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (56.71%) .NET
2 222 (37.69%) HTML
3 219 (37.18%) ASP.NET
4 142 (24.11%) CSS
5 134 (22.75%) XML
6 100 (16.98%) jQuery
7 98 (16.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 77 (13.07%) HTML5
8 77 (13.07%) .NET Framework
9 75 (12.73%) WCF
10 56 (9.51%) WPF
11 53 (9.00%) LINQ
11 53 (9.00%) WinForms
11 53 (9.00%) Web Services
12 38 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 36 (6.11%) CSS3
14 35 (5.94%) Ajax
15 33 (5.60%) JSON
16 25 (4.24%) Silverlight
17 21 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 184 (31.24%) Computer Science
2 59 (10.02%) Algorithms
3 39 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.11%) Mathematics
5 19 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.23%) User Experience
6 17 (2.89%) Physics
7 16 (2.72%) LIMS
8 11 (1.87%) NHS
8 11 (1.87%) Informatics
8 11 (1.87%) Open Source
9 10 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (1.53%) Life Science
10 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.19%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.19%) Internet of Things
12 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 122 (20.71%) Linux
2 119 (20.20%) Windows
3 62 (10.53%) UNIX
4 41 (6.96%) Android
5 36 (6.11%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.55%) AIX
7 14 (2.38%) HPUX
8 8 (1.36%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (40.58%) Software Engineering
2 158 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (23.77%) MVC
4 129 (21.90%) OO
5 81 (13.75%) TDD
6 79 (13.41%) Multithreading
7 60 (10.19%) Web Development
8 52 (8.83%) Scrum
9 49 (8.32%) Unit Testing
10 34 (5.77%) OOD
11 23 (3.90%) OOP
12 19 (3.23%) Web Application Development
13 16 (2.72%) CRM
14 15 (2.55%) E-Commerce
15 14 (2.38%) SOA
15 14 (2.38%) User Stories
16 13 (2.21%) Mentoring
17 12 (2.04%) Low Latency
17 12 (2.04%) Information Management
17 12 (2.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 380 (64.52%) C#
2 267 (45.33%) SQL
3 210 (35.65%) JavaScript
4 166 (28.18%) Java
5 163 (27.67%) C++
6 105 (17.83%) C
7 86 (14.60%) VB.NET
8 75 (12.73%) Python
9 45 (7.64%) T-SQL
10 39 (6.62%) VB
11 38 (6.45%) PHP
12 33 (5.60%) PL/SQL
13 30 (5.09%) Perl
14 23 (3.90%) Objective-C
15 21 (3.57%) VB6
15 21 (3.57%) PowerShell
15 21 (3.57%) XAML
16 15 (2.55%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.87%) Scala
18 10 (1.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 206 (34.97%) Degree
2 7 (1.19%) PhD
3 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.34%) MCP
5 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
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 (1.53%) Firmware
2 3 (0.51%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Sysprep
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 145 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 74 (12.56%) Oracle
3 10 (1.70%) Business Objects
4 8 (1.36%) HP
4 8 (1.36%) Google
5 5 (0.85%) SAP
6 4 (0.68%) TOWER Software
6 4 (0.68%) Ab Initio
7 3 (0.51%) Perforce
8 2 (0.34%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.34%) Zend
9 1 (0.17%) webMethods
9 1 (0.17%) BT
9 1 (0.17%) Apple
9 1 (0.17%) Sage
9 1 (0.17%) Telerik
9 1 (0.17%) Capita
9 1 (0.17%) Siebel
9 1 (0.17%) Symbian
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Salary: Negotiable + Pension/ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum & Bonus, Training, Health, Pension, Life, Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago