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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 52 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 325 300 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.47% 4.19% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 4.38% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 280 243 300
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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
6976 6851 7835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.86% 95.75% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5618 5611 6746
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 £26,000 £25,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +7 134 £40,000 - 26
Hertfordshire +25 93 £40,000 +8.10% 8
Suffolk +11 40 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Essex -19 37 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Bedfordshire +6 17 £38,000 -7.87% 2
Norfolk -15 4 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 389 (60.31%) C#
2 340 (52.71%) .NET
3 303 (46.98%) SQL
4 256 (39.69%) HTML
5 249 (38.60%) JavaScript
6 239 (37.05%) Software Engineering
7 220 (34.11%) ASP.NET
8 211 (32.71%) Degree
9 203 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
10 186 (28.84%) Java
11 181 (28.06%) CSS
12 177 (27.44%) SQL Server
13 168 (26.05%) Computer Science
14 158 (24.50%) C++
15 154 (23.88%) XML
16 153 (23.72%) MVC
17 148 (22.95%) Microsoft
18 147 (22.79%) OO
19 143 (22.17%) Windows
20 124 (19.22%) Linux
21 112 (17.36%) C
22 108 (16.74%) ASP.NET MVC
23 99 (15.35%) Visual Studio
24 97 (15.04%) HTML5
25 93 (14.42%) TDD
26 92 (14.26%) jQuery
27 87 (13.49%) .NET Framework
27 87 (13.49%) VB.NET
28 83 (12.87%) Oracle
29 81 (12.56%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 29 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.40%) IIS
3 8 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.09%) Node.js
4 7 (1.09%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.93%) Apache
5 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.78%) Documentum
7 3 (0.47%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.31%) Confluence
8 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 54 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.88%) MS Office
3 8 (1.24%) Mingle
4 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.24%) SaaS
3 5 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.47%) GitHub
4 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.17%) Wireless
2 10 (1.55%) Ethernet
2 10 (1.55%) Internet
3 9 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.24%) HTTP
5 6 (0.93%) ZigBee
5 6 (0.93%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.93%) ICMP
6 3 (0.47%) SMPP
6 3 (0.47%) SMS
6 3 (0.47%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.47%) AMQP
6 3 (0.47%) NFC
7 2 (0.31%) IPv6
7 2 (0.31%) SMTP
7 2 (0.31%) VoIP
7 2 (0.31%) SNMP
7 2 (0.31%) SSH
7 2 (0.31%) IPsec
8 1 (0.16%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (27.44%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.60%) MySQL
3 40 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (4.34%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (2.64%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.48%) Neo4j
8 13 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.71%) RavenDB
10 7 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.09%) MS Access
10 7 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.78%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.78%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 99 (15.35%) Visual Studio
2 59 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (7.91%) NUnit
4 27 (4.19%) Git (software)
5 24 (3.72%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.10%) Eclipse
7 17 (2.64%) Subversion
7 17 (2.64%) MSTest
7 17 (2.64%) Selenium
8 16 (2.48%) Maven
9 13 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.86%) MSBuild
11 10 (1.55%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.40%) Ant
12 9 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (1.40%) JIRA
13 8 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (0.93%) Bugzilla
16 5 (0.78%) Moq
General
1 78 (12.09%) Finance
2 30 (4.65%) Banking
3 26 (4.03%) Games
4 19 (2.95%) Marketing
5 17 (2.64%) Electronics
6 16 (2.48%) Retail
7 10 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.09%) Advertising
10 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.62%) Publishing
12 3 (0.47%) Back Office
12 3 (0.47%) Automotive
12 3 (0.47%) Legal
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (52.71%) .NET
2 256 (39.69%) HTML
3 220 (34.11%) ASP.NET
4 181 (28.06%) CSS
5 154 (23.88%) XML
6 108 (16.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 97 (15.04%) HTML5
8 92 (14.26%) jQuery
9 87 (13.49%) .NET Framework
10 69 (10.70%) WCF
11 62 (9.61%) Web Services
11 62 (9.61%) WPF
12 60 (9.30%) WinForms
13 54 (8.37%) LINQ
14 49 (7.60%) CSS3
15 46 (7.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 41 (6.36%) Ajax
17 38 (5.89%) JSON
18 30 (4.65%) Spring
19 27 (4.19%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 168 (26.05%) Computer Science
2 42 (6.51%) Algorithms
3 36 (5.58%) Mathematics
4 31 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.88%) User Experience
6 20 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.79%) Open Source
7 18 (2.79%) LIMS
8 15 (2.33%) Physics
8 15 (2.33%) Informatics
9 13 (2.02%) Online Games
10 12 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.71%) NHS
12 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.55%) Blackberry
13 9 (1.40%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.40%) Statistics
13 9 (1.40%) Life Science
13 9 (1.40%) Internet of Things
14 8 (1.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 143 (22.17%) Windows
2 124 (19.22%) Linux
3 44 (6.82%) UNIX
4 36 (5.58%) Android
5 31 (4.81%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.55%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.09%) AIX
7 7 (1.09%) HPUX
8 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.31%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (37.05%) Software Engineering
2 203 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (23.72%) MVC
4 147 (22.79%) OO
5 93 (14.42%) TDD
6 79 (12.25%) Scrum
7 78 (12.09%) Web Development
8 70 (10.85%) Multithreading
9 45 (6.98%) Unit Testing
9 45 (6.98%) OOD
10 27 (4.19%) Web Application Development
11 24 (3.72%) User Stories
12 22 (3.41%) SOA
13 20 (3.10%) Test Automation
13 20 (3.10%) OOP
14 19 (2.95%) CRM
15 17 (2.64%) Low Latency
16 16 (2.48%) E-Commerce
17 15 (2.33%) Bioinformatics
18 13 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 389 (60.31%) C#
2 303 (46.98%) SQL
3 249 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 186 (28.84%) Java
5 158 (24.50%) C++
6 112 (17.36%) C
7 87 (13.49%) VB.NET
8 81 (12.56%) Python
9 61 (9.46%) T-SQL
10 38 (5.89%) PL/SQL
11 37 (5.74%) PHP
12 35 (5.43%) Perl
13 20 (3.10%) Objective-C
13 20 (3.10%) VB
14 19 (2.95%) PowerShell
14 19 (2.95%) Ruby
15 13 (2.02%) XAML
16 10 (1.55%) VB6
17 9 (1.40%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 211 (32.71%) Degree
2 23 (3.57%) VCP4
3 5 (0.78%) PhD
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.47%) MCP
5 1 (0.16%) ISEB
5 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.36%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.47%) WCAG
4 2 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.16%) JTAG
5 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
System Software
1 19 (2.95%) Firmware
2 5 (0.78%) Xen
2 5 (0.78%) KVM
2 5 (0.78%) Docker
2 5 (0.78%) LXC
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.78%) Mesos
2 3 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 148 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 83 (12.87%) Oracle
3 8 (1.24%) TOWER Software
4 7 (1.09%) Pegasus
4 7 (1.09%) Google
5 6 (0.93%) Ab Initio
5 6 (0.93%) Perforce
6 4 (0.62%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.62%) IBM
7 3 (0.47%) Progress
7 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.47%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.31%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.31%) Tableau
8 2 (0.31%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.31%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.31%) Zend
9 1 (0.16%) Telerik
9 1 (0.16%) Siebel
9 1 (0.16%) Symbian
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £60,000 per annum to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 26k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Computer People
Salary: Upwards of £45k + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bens personalised
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago