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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 93 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 200 309 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.83% 4.21% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 4.36% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 167 268 240
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
6830 7087 6495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.58% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5580 5742 5264
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -23 76 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Hertfordshire -24 58 £40,000 - 3
Suffolk -5 31 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Essex -18 22 £35,856 -10.36% 3
Bedfordshire -10 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Norfolk +8 5 £35,000 -6.66%
East Anglia - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 259 (64.43%) C#
2 238 (59.20%) .NET
3 209 (51.99%) SQL
4 191 (47.51%) HTML
5 179 (44.53%) JavaScript
6 141 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (34.83%) Software Engineering
8 139 (34.58%) Java
9 124 (30.85%) ASP.NET
10 119 (29.60%) CSS
11 113 (28.11%) MVC
12 112 (27.86%) Degree
13 106 (26.37%) SQL Server
14 105 (26.12%) Computer Science
15 99 (24.63%) jQuery
16 89 (22.14%) Web Services
17 87 (21.64%) XML
18 80 (19.90%) C++
19 78 (19.40%) Microsoft
20 76 (18.91%) OO
21 73 (18.16%) VB.NET
22 65 (16.17%) .NET Framework
23 58 (14.43%) T-SQL
23 58 (14.43%) Ajax
24 57 (14.18%) HTML5
25 56 (13.93%) Web Development
25 56 (13.93%) WCF
26 53 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
27 50 (12.44%) TDD
27 50 (12.44%) C

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (5.97%) IIS
2 10 (2.49%) Node.js
3 7 (1.74%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.00%) Facebook Platform
5 3 (0.75%) Apache
5 3 (0.75%) CMS
5 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.50%) JBoss
6 2 (0.50%) Liferay
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Documentum
7 1 (0.25%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Firebase
3 1 (0.25%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.74%) HTTP
2 6 (1.49%) Internet
2 6 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.50%) NFC
4 2 (0.50%) SMPP
4 2 (0.50%) Wireless
5 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.25%) ISDN
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.97%) MySQL
3 23 (5.72%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (3.73%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.24%) Big Data
8 8 (1.99%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.49%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.24%) Datomic
12 4 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.00%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.46%) Selenium
3 32 (7.96%) JIRA
4 19 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.48%) NUnit
5 18 (4.48%) Subversion
6 16 (3.98%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.74%) Maven
9 8 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.24%) MSTest
12 4 (1.00%) Fiddler
12 4 (1.00%) PhantomJS
13 3 (0.75%) JUnit
13 3 (0.75%) NCover
13 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (10.95%) Finance
2 17 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.48%) Legal
4 10 (2.49%) iGaming
5 9 (2.24%) Banking
6 8 (1.99%) Games
7 6 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.00%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (59.20%) .NET
2 191 (47.51%) HTML
3 124 (30.85%) ASP.NET
4 119 (29.60%) CSS
5 99 (24.63%) jQuery
6 89 (22.14%) Web Services
7 87 (21.64%) XML
8 65 (16.17%) .NET Framework
9 58 (14.43%) Ajax
10 57 (14.18%) HTML5
11 56 (13.93%) WCF
12 53 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 45 (11.19%) Entity Framework
14 40 (9.95%) REST
15 38 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (8.21%) LINQ
17 32 (7.96%) CSS3
17 32 (7.96%) JSON
18 29 (7.21%) XSLT
19 25 (6.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 105 (26.12%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 28 (6.97%) Mobile App
4 21 (5.22%) Algorithms
5 16 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.49%) Physics
8 8 (1.99%) Life Science
9 7 (1.74%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.49%) Statistics
11 5 (1.24%) Biology
11 5 (1.24%) Semantic Web
11 5 (1.24%) Social Media
11 5 (1.24%) User Experience
11 5 (1.24%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.00%) iPad
12 4 (1.00%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.19%) Windows
2 43 (10.70%) Linux
3 32 (7.96%) Apple iOS
4 30 (7.46%) Android
5 10 (2.49%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.49%) Unix
7 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.25%) HPUX
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (34.83%) Software Engineering
3 113 (28.11%) MVC
4 76 (18.91%) OO
5 56 (13.93%) Web Development
6 50 (12.44%) TDD
7 49 (12.19%) Scrum
8 48 (11.94%) SDLC
9 33 (8.21%) Automated Testing
10 32 (7.96%) Front End Development
11 28 (6.97%) Test Automation
12 27 (6.72%) Mobile Application Development
13 26 (6.47%) Unit Testing
14 22 (5.47%) User Stories
15 18 (4.48%) Data Modelling
15 18 (4.48%) Pair Programming
16 17 (4.23%) OOP
16 17 (4.23%) Software Testing
17 15 (3.73%) Kanban
17 15 (3.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 259 (64.43%) C#
2 209 (51.99%) SQL
3 179 (44.53%) JavaScript
4 139 (34.58%) Java
5 80 (19.90%) C++
6 73 (18.16%) VB.NET
7 58 (14.43%) T-SQL
8 50 (12.44%) C
9 44 (10.95%) Python
10 38 (9.45%) VB
11 37 (9.20%) PHP
12 21 (5.22%) Objective-C
12 21 (5.22%) Perl
13 19 (4.73%) VB6
14 16 (3.98%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.99%) VBScript
16 7 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.74%) Scala
17 5 (1.24%) Clojure
18 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 112 (27.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.50%) PhD
3 1 (0.25%) ISEB
3 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.95%) QA
2 6 (1.49%) SDET
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (5.22%) Firmware
2 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.46%) Oracle
3 15 (3.73%) Telerik
4 11 (2.74%) Perforce
5 6 (1.49%) TOWER Software
6 5 (1.24%) Facebook
7 4 (1.00%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.00%) webMethods
8 3 (0.75%) Google
8 3 (0.75%) IBM
8 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.50%) Adobe
9 2 (0.50%) Coverity
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.25%) SAP
10 1 (0.25%) Twitter
10 1 (0.25%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
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