The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 103 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2516 2502 2640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.81% 2.45% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 2.54% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2355 2268 2317
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86273 98484 101752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72683 82842 83044
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the England region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in England

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in England

Software Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 640 £42,000 -1.17% 91
London +59 571 £50,000 +5.26% 89
North West +42 314 £40,000 +14.28% 44
East of England +29 247 £40,000 - 33
South West -41 205 £37,500 +7.14% 52
Yorkshire +50 190 £37,500 +7.14% 34
West Midlands -2 177 £35,000 -4.10% 25
East Midlands 0 147 £40,000 +14.28% 14
North East -19 35 £37,900 -5.25% 12
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3160 (62.46%) C#
2 2991 (59.12%) .NET
3 2191 (43.31%) SQL
4 2171 (42.91%) JavaScript
5 2142 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
6 1933 (38.21%) HTML
7 1804 (35.66%) ASP.NET
8 1793 (35.44%) SQL Server
9 1691 (33.43%) MVC
10 1592 (31.47%) CSS
11 1397 (27.61%) Java
12 1351 (26.70%) Software Engineering
13 1246 (24.63%) Degree
14 1032 (20.40%) jQuery
15 957 (18.92%) C++
16 916 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 913 (18.05%) Computer Science
18 900 (17.79%) Microsoft
19 891 (17.61%) Finance
20 862 (17.04%) OO
21 841 (16.62%) TDD
22 757 (14.96%) Web Services
23 748 (14.79%) .NET Framework
24 726 (14.35%) Scrum
25 679 (13.42%) XML
26 677 (13.38%) Windows
27 670 (13.24%) SDLC
28 615 (12.16%) Visual Studio
29 610 (12.06%) WCF
30 584 (11.54%) Linux

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 139 (2.75%) IIS
2 102 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 97 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 92 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 92 (1.82%) JBoss
5 84 (1.66%) Apache
6 60 (1.19%) CMS
7 58 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 51 (1.01%) Apache Spark
9 50 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 49 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 37 (0.73%) Apache Solr
12 28 (0.55%) Confluence
13 26 (0.51%) NServiceBus
14 23 (0.45%) Umbraco
15 21 (0.42%) nginx
16 13 (0.26%) Drupal
17 10 (0.20%) GlassFish
17 10 (0.20%) Smallworld
17 10 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 349 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.23%) MS Office
3 15 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.059%) HipChat
5 3 (0.059%) InDesign
5 3 (0.059%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.059%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.040%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.040%) Simulink
7 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.020%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.020%) Blender
7 1 (0.020%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.020%) MS Project
7 1 (0.020%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 39 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.20%) Magento
4 6 (0.12%) ReMetrica
5 4 (0.079%) SystmOne
6 3 (0.059%) Beauchamp
6 3 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.040%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.040%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.040%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.020%) LabWindows
8 1 (0.020%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.020%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.020%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.020%) ProductWriter
8 1 (0.020%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.020%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 255 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 168 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (1.82%) SaaS
4 69 (1.36%) GitHub
5 42 (0.83%) PaaS
6 20 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.30%) iTunes
8 14 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.28%) Google Apps
8 14 (0.28%) Slack
9 13 (0.26%) IaaS
10 12 (0.24%) Trello
11 11 (0.22%) Basecamp
11 11 (0.22%) Dropbox
12 8 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.12%) TestFlight
15 5 (0.099%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.099%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 85 (1.68%) Internet
2 69 (1.36%) HTTP
3 57 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.47%) Wireless
5 21 (0.42%) Intranet
6 20 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (0.30%) Network Security
8 13 (0.26%) Bluetooth
9 12 (0.24%) SSH
9 12 (0.24%) SSL
10 11 (0.22%) LDAP
10 11 (0.22%) VPN
11 8 (0.16%) SNMP
12 7 (0.14%) NFC
12 7 (0.14%) Skype
13 6 (0.12%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.099%) CTI
14 5 (0.099%) Firewall
15 4 (0.079%) AMQP
15 4 (0.079%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1793 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 406 (8.03%) MySQL
3 345 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 263 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 222 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 182 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 161 (3.18%) Big Data
8 156 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 142 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 133 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 107 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
12 100 (1.98%) Hadoop
13 88 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 76 (1.50%) Redis
15 75 (1.48%) Oracle Database
16 67 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
17 63 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
18 42 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
19 39 (0.77%) GIS
20 35 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 615 (12.16%) Visual Studio
2 452 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 420 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 258 (5.10%) Subversion
5 181 (3.58%) Selenium
6 179 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 177 (3.50%) JIRA
8 156 (3.08%) NUnit
9 143 (2.83%) Maven
10 117 (2.31%) Eclipse
11 90 (1.78%) JUnit
12 85 (1.68%) Moq
13 75 (1.48%) Cucumber
14 72 (1.42%) SpecFlow
15 71 (1.40%) TeamCity
16 69 (1.36%) Jasmine
17 63 (1.25%) WebDriver
18 48 (0.95%) Mockito
19 44 (0.87%) Gradle
20 42 (0.83%) Grunt
General
1 891 (17.61%) Finance
2 263 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 188 (3.72%) Games
4 161 (3.18%) Retail
5 146 (2.89%) Banking
6 134 (2.65%) Aerospace
7 131 (2.59%) Automotive
8 111 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 99 (1.96%) Marketing
10 60 (1.19%) Electronics
10 60 (1.19%) Legal
11 55 (1.09%) Back Office
12 35 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.67%) Advertising
14 33 (0.65%) Front Office
15 31 (0.61%) Publishing
16 24 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 24 (0.47%) Law
17 23 (0.45%) Military
18 21 (0.42%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2991 (59.12%) .NET
2 1933 (38.21%) HTML
3 1804 (35.66%) ASP.NET
4 1592 (31.47%) CSS
5 1032 (20.40%) jQuery
6 916 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 757 (14.96%) Web Services
8 748 (14.79%) .NET Framework
9 679 (13.42%) XML
10 610 (12.06%) WCF
11 581 (11.48%) AngularJS
12 548 (10.83%) HTML5
13 396 (7.83%) WPF
14 386 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 328 (6.48%) Spring
16 321 (6.35%) CSS3
17 310 (6.13%) Entity Framework
18 283 (5.59%) Ajax
19 268 (5.30%) Node.js
20 265 (5.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 913 (18.05%) Computer Science
2 373 (7.37%) Mathematics
3 255 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 186 (3.68%) Algorithms
5 179 (3.54%) Physics
6 170 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 138 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 126 (2.49%) User Experience
9 73 (1.44%) iPad
10 66 (1.30%) N-Tier
11 65 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 64 (1.27%) Visualisation
13 50 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
14 48 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 44 (0.87%) Hedge funds
16 39 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
16 39 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 36 (0.71%) EPoS
18 33 (0.65%) Derivative
19 28 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 677 (13.38%) Windows
2 584 (11.54%) Linux
3 233 (4.61%) Unix
4 173 (3.42%) Android
5 128 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 89 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 19 (0.38%) Debian
11 17 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.28%) CentOS
14 12 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.16%) AIX
18 7 (0.14%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.12%) Windows 10
20 4 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2142 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1691 (33.43%) MVC
3 1351 (26.70%) Software Engineering
4 862 (17.04%) OO
5 841 (16.62%) TDD
6 726 (14.35%) Scrum
7 670 (13.24%) SDLC
8 512 (10.12%) Web Development
9 435 (8.60%) OOP
10 364 (7.20%) Unit Testing
11 354 (7.00%) BDD
12 339 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
13 283 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 242 (4.78%) OOD
15 209 (4.13%) SOA
16 183 (3.62%) Multithreading
17 165 (3.26%) UML
18 151 (2.98%) DevOps
19 147 (2.91%) Waterfall
20 144 (2.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3160 (62.46%) C#
2 2191 (43.31%) SQL
3 2171 (42.91%) JavaScript
4 1397 (27.61%) Java
5 957 (18.92%) C++
6 551 (10.89%) Python
7 452 (8.93%) T-SQL
8 427 (8.44%) VB.NET
9 400 (7.91%) PHP
10 392 (7.75%) C
11 168 (3.32%) Ruby
12 163 (3.22%) VB
13 133 (2.63%) Perl
14 127 (2.51%) Scala
15 106 (2.10%) PL/SQL
16 103 (2.04%) Bash Shell
17 101 (2.00%) VBA
18 78 (1.54%) TypeScript
19 71 (1.40%) PowerShell
20 60 (1.19%) F#
Qualifications
1 1246 (24.63%) Degree
2 126 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 98 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (1.76%) PhD
5 64 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 22 (0.43%) MCSD
8 18 (0.36%) MCAD
9 17 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.34%) HND
10 16 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 15 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.28%) MCTS
13 10 (0.20%) ISEB
14 7 (0.14%) MCPD
14 7 (0.14%) PMP
15 6 (0.12%) HNC
15 6 (0.12%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.099%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.099%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (5.00%) QA
2 60 (1.19%) SDET
3 13 (0.26%) GAMP
3 13 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.26%) SLA
4 8 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.059%) HL7
5 3 (0.059%) WCAG
6 2 (0.040%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.040%) WAI
7 1 (0.020%) DICOM
7 1 (0.020%) ISO13485
System Software
1 46 (0.91%) Docker
2 38 (0.75%) Firmware
3 15 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.099%) Btrfs
8 5 (0.099%) NFS
9 4 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.079%) KVM
10 3 (0.059%) HDFS
10 3 (0.059%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.040%) Ceph
11 2 (0.040%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.040%) Varnish
11 2 (0.040%) zsh
12 1 (0.020%) Squid
12 1 (0.020%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (0.93%) Puppet
2 45 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.55%) Ansible
4 13 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.20%) Salt
6 7 (0.14%) Control-M
6 7 (0.14%) Mesos
7 4 (0.079%) Grafana
7 4 (0.079%) Kibana
7 4 (0.079%) logstash
7 4 (0.079%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 3 (0.059%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.059%) Terraform
9 2 (0.040%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.040%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.020%) Cacti
10 1 (0.020%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.020%) Nagios
10 1 (0.020%) Packer
10 1 (0.020%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 900 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 487 (9.63%) Oracle
3 72 (1.42%) Google
4 69 (1.36%) Xamarin
5 45 (0.89%) SAP
6 41 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (0.59%) Zend
8 27 (0.53%) Sybase
9 24 (0.47%) Apple
9 24 (0.47%) Progress
10 23 (0.45%) Telerik
11 14 (0.28%) Informatica
11 14 (0.28%) Rally
12 13 (0.26%) Cloudera
12 13 (0.26%) EPiServer
13 12 (0.24%) IBM
14 11 (0.22%) RedGate
14 11 (0.22%) Twitter
15 10 (0.20%) Facebook
15 10 (0.20%) Maxymiser
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 40000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
business safety systems ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (Flexible Working Optional)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago