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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 67 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 273 366 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.56% 5.05% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 5.32% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 240 335 379
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 £25,400 £22,700
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
7382 6886 8679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.18% 95.02% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 5911 7362
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -22 104 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Hertfordshire -8 75 £40,000 +8.10% 11
Essex -3 45 £38,750 +29.16% 4
Bedfordshire +2 21 £40,000 -
Suffolk +2 15 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Norfolk +2 12 £32,500 - 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 416 (67.10%) C#
2 386 (62.26%) .NET
3 284 (45.81%) SQL
4 247 (39.84%) ASP.NET
5 230 (37.10%) SQL Server
6 224 (36.13%) JavaScript
7 214 (34.52%) HTML
8 180 (29.03%) Computer Science
9 176 (28.39%) Software Engineering
10 174 (28.06%) Degree
11 152 (24.52%) C++
11 152 (24.52%) Microsoft
12 151 (24.35%) Java
13 141 (22.74%) CSS
14 134 (21.61%) OO
15 117 (18.87%) Linux
16 109 (17.58%) MVC
17 95 (15.32%) XML
18 92 (14.84%) jQuery
19 86 (13.87%) Oracle
20 82 (13.23%) Visual Studio
21 80 (12.90%) Python
21 80 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
22 79 (12.74%) Windows
23 78 (12.58%) Finance
24 77 (12.42%) PHP
25 75 (12.10%) VB.NET
26 72 (11.61%) WCF
27 67 (10.81%) Web Services
28 63 (10.16%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (5.16%) IIS
2 27 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.39%) Apache
4 11 (1.77%) Node.js
5 9 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.29%) GlassFish
7 6 (0.97%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.65%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.32%) Papyrus
9 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Magento
2 6 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Exstream
5 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.16%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.77%) SaaS
3 7 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.29%) HTTP
2 6 (0.97%) LDAP
2 6 (0.97%) SMS
3 5 (0.81%) FTP
4 4 (0.65%) VoIP
5 2 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) UPnP
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 58 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (7.26%) MySQL
5 32 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.55%) RDBMS
7 21 (3.39%) NoSQL
8 19 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.77%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.13%) BigTable
15 7 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 82 (13.23%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 30 (4.84%) NUnit
5 27 (4.35%) Subversion
5 27 (4.35%) MSTest
6 16 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (1.61%) MSBuild
9 7 (1.13%) JUnit
9 7 (1.13%) JIRA
10 5 (0.81%) Toad
11 4 (0.65%) Maven
12 3 (0.48%) Xcode
13 2 (0.32%) GoogleTest
13 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.32%) Selenium
13 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Blend
13 2 (0.32%) MSI
General
1 78 (12.58%) Finance
2 19 (3.06%) Games
3 17 (2.74%) Banking
4 12 (1.94%) Retail
5 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.29%) Marketing
7 6 (0.97%) Advertising
8 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 3 (0.48%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Automotive
10 2 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (62.26%) .NET
2 247 (39.84%) ASP.NET
3 214 (34.52%) HTML
4 141 (22.74%) CSS
5 95 (15.32%) XML
6 92 (14.84%) jQuery
7 72 (11.61%) WCF
8 67 (10.81%) Web Services
9 63 (10.16%) HTML5
10 57 (9.19%) WinForms
11 55 (8.87%) WPF
12 53 (8.55%) .NET Framework
13 51 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (6.29%) Ajax
15 28 (4.52%) SOAP
16 26 (4.19%) LINQ
17 25 (4.03%) XSLT
18 24 (3.87%) Ruby on Rails
19 22 (3.55%) MFC
20 21 (3.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 180 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 50 (8.06%) Mathematics
3 27 (4.35%) Physics
4 21 (3.39%) Open Source
4 21 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.23%) Informatics
6 10 (1.61%) Statistics
6 10 (1.61%) LIMS
7 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (0.97%) 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 (0.48%) CUDA
11 3 (0.48%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 117 (18.87%) Linux
2 79 (12.74%) Windows
3 49 (7.90%) UNIX
4 46 (7.42%) Android
5 28 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.94%) AIX
7 11 (1.77%) HPUX
8 8 (1.29%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (28.39%) Software Engineering
2 134 (21.61%) OO
3 109 (17.58%) MVC
4 80 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (10.16%) TDD
6 62 (10.00%) OOP
7 48 (7.74%) OOD
8 38 (6.13%) Multithreading
9 30 (4.84%) E-Commerce
9 30 (4.84%) Scrum
10 28 (4.52%) Android Development
11 26 (4.19%) MVVM
12 23 (3.71%) Unit Testing
13 22 (3.55%) Bioinformatics
14 20 (3.23%) Web Development
15 16 (2.58%) Project Management
15 16 (2.58%) CRM
16 14 (2.26%) SOA
16 14 (2.26%) Web Application Development
17 13 (2.10%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 416 (67.10%) C#
2 284 (45.81%) SQL
3 224 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 152 (24.52%) C++
5 151 (24.35%) Java
6 80 (12.90%) Python
7 77 (12.42%) PHP
8 75 (12.10%) VB.NET
9 63 (10.16%) C
10 56 (9.03%) VB
11 54 (8.71%) T-SQL
12 42 (6.77%) PL/SQL
13 38 (6.13%) Perl
14 36 (5.81%) Ruby
15 30 (4.84%) VB6
16 20 (3.23%) XAML
17 18 (2.90%) Objective-C
18 16 (2.58%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.94%) Scala
20 11 (1.77%) VC++
Qualifications
1 174 (28.06%) Degree
2 8 (1.29%) PhD
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.16%) MCSD
5 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) HDFS
2 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 152 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 86 (13.87%) Oracle
3 18 (2.90%) DevExpress
4 12 (1.94%) SAP
5 9 (1.45%) HP
5 9 (1.45%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.29%) Zend
6 8 (1.29%) Twitter
7 7 (1.13%) Perforce
8 6 (0.97%) 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 (0.48%) Siemens
10 3 (0.48%) IBM
11 2 (0.32%) Sybase
12 1 (0.16%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.16%) Software AG
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: + Benefits & Training
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Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
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