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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 126 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2518 2874 3561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.62% 2.79% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 2.89% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2592 3157
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
92434 99547 107967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.55% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78534 82125 88470
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +25 808 £42,500 +6.25% 121
London -20 521 £50,000 - 72
South West -4 226 £40,000 +14.28% 36
North West +28 222 £37,500 -6.25% 45
Yorkshire -20 195 £35,000 -6.66% 37
East of England -52 186 £40,000 - 46
West Midlands -37 167 £37,500 +7.14% 30
East Midlands -4 136 £40,000 -3.03% 17
North East +13 68 £35,000 +2.18% 7
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2998 (62.41%) C#
2 2665 (55.47%) .NET
3 2064 (42.96%) SQL
4 2038 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 2031 (42.28%) JavaScript
6 1858 (38.68%) SQL Server
7 1759 (36.62%) HTML
8 1630 (33.93%) ASP.NET
9 1438 (29.93%) CSS
10 1409 (29.33%) Java
11 1389 (28.91%) MVC
12 1278 (26.60%) Software Engineering
13 1242 (25.85%) Degree
14 1090 (22.69%) C++
15 983 (20.46%) jQuery
16 951 (19.80%) Microsoft
17 847 (17.63%) OO
18 814 (16.94%) Windows
19 813 (16.92%) Computer Science
20 798 (16.61%) Finance
21 760 (15.82%) .NET Framework
22 756 (15.74%) TDD
23 725 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
24 720 (14.99%) Web Services
25 682 (14.20%) Visual Studio
26 658 (13.70%) XML
27 625 (13.01%) Scrum
28 603 (12.55%) Linux
29 594 (12.36%) SDLC
30 575 (11.97%) WCF

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
1 245 (5.10%) Node.js
2 182 (3.79%) IIS
3 96 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 77 (1.60%) JBoss
5 72 (1.50%) Apache
6 68 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 67 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 52 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 48 (1.00%) CMS
10 42 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 33 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 30 (0.62%) Apache Spark
13 22 (0.46%) GlassFish
14 20 (0.42%) Drupal
15 19 (0.40%) Confluence
15 19 (0.40%) Umbraco
16 16 (0.33%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.33%) WordPress
17 14 (0.29%) SAS
18 13 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 498 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.14%) MS Office
3 33 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.083%) 3ds Max
7 4 (0.083%) Abaqus
7 4 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.083%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.083%) Blender
7 4 (0.083%) HipChat
7 4 (0.083%) Maya
7 4 (0.083%) NASTRAN
8 2 (0.042%) MS Project
8 2 (0.042%) Simulink
9 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.21%) Magento
5 9 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.12%) Infor M3
8 5 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.083%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.083%) SystmOne
10 3 (0.062%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.042%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.042%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.021%) Beauchamp
12 1 (0.021%) Sage 1000
12 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.021%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 171 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 138 (2.87%) SaaS
4 52 (1.08%) GitHub
5 34 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (0.60%) PaaS
7 23 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 19 (0.40%) Google App Engine
10 18 (0.37%) IaaS
11 13 (0.27%) Force.com
12 12 (0.25%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.10%) Office 365
17 4 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.083%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.083%) Route 53
18 3 (0.062%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 76 (1.58%) Internet
3 53 (1.10%) HTTP
4 13 (0.27%) VPN
5 11 (0.23%) Wireless
6 9 (0.19%) Intranet
7 8 (0.17%) DNS
7 8 (0.17%) FTP
7 8 (0.17%) SPDY
7 8 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.12%) Broadband
8 6 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.12%) SNMP
8 6 (0.12%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.10%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.10%) X.509
10 4 (0.083%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.083%) Firewall
10 4 (0.083%) PBX
10 4 (0.083%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1858 (38.68%) SQL Server
2 356 (7.41%) MySQL
3 327 (6.81%) Relational Database
4 235 (4.89%) NoSQL
5 227 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 162 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 149 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 134 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 126 (2.62%) RDBMS
10 114 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 110 (2.29%) MongoDB
12 96 (2.00%) Big Data
13 89 (1.85%) Oracle Database
14 75 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 72 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 66 (1.37%) Redis
17 65 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
18 64 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
19 49 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 47 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 682 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 415 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 383 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 251 (5.22%) Subversion
5 185 (3.85%) JIRA
6 183 (3.81%) NUnit
7 158 (3.29%) Selenium
8 153 (3.18%) Maven
9 144 (3.00%) Jenkins
10 143 (2.98%) JUnit
11 82 (1.71%) Eclipse
12 77 (1.60%) Moq
13 62 (1.29%) Cucumber
13 62 (1.29%) Jasmine
14 61 (1.27%) TeamCity
15 60 (1.25%) ReSharper
16 57 (1.19%) MSTest
17 45 (0.94%) SpecFlow
18 43 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
19 36 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 798 (16.61%) Finance
2 242 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 181 (3.77%) Banking
4 166 (3.46%) Games
4 166 (3.46%) Retail
5 135 (2.81%) Marketing
6 79 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 68 (1.42%) Aerospace
8 65 (1.35%) Back Office
9 59 (1.23%) Automotive
10 58 (1.21%) Advertising
10 58 (1.21%) Legal
11 44 (0.92%) Electronics
12 39 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 38 (0.79%) Publishing
14 35 (0.73%) Front Office
15 34 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 26 (0.54%) Law
17 22 (0.46%) Multimedia
18 20 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2665 (55.47%) .NET
2 1759 (36.62%) HTML
3 1630 (33.93%) ASP.NET
4 1438 (29.93%) CSS
5 983 (20.46%) jQuery
6 760 (15.82%) .NET Framework
7 725 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 720 (14.99%) Web Services
9 658 (13.70%) XML
10 575 (11.97%) WCF
11 540 (11.24%) HTML5
12 497 (10.35%) AngularJS
13 380 (7.91%) WPF
14 365 (7.60%) Entity Framework
15 363 (7.56%) Ajax
16 344 (7.16%) Spring
17 340 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 332 (6.91%) CSS3
19 257 (5.35%) WinForms
20 251 (5.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 813 (16.92%) Computer Science
2 345 (7.18%) Mathematics
3 323 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 199 (4.14%) Algorithms
5 187 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 121 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 113 (2.35%) User Experience
8 101 (2.10%) Physics
9 85 (1.77%) N-Tier
10 79 (1.64%) Visualisation
11 63 (1.31%) iPad
12 62 (1.29%) Data Structures
13 60 (1.25%) Hedge funds
14 52 (1.08%) Management Information System
15 42 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
16 40 (0.83%) Derivative
16 40 (0.83%) Digital Media
17 35 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
18 33 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
19 32 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 814 (16.94%) Windows
2 603 (12.55%) Linux
3 330 (6.87%) Android
4 232 (4.83%) Apple iOS
5 224 (4.66%) Unix
6 86 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 70 (1.46%) Mac OS X
8 41 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
12 25 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 19 (0.40%) Tizen
14 17 (0.35%) CentOS
14 17 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.35%) Windows Phone
15 15 (0.31%) AIX
15 15 (0.31%) Debian
16 11 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2038 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1389 (28.91%) MVC
3 1278 (26.60%) Software Engineering
4 847 (17.63%) OO
5 756 (15.74%) TDD
6 625 (13.01%) Scrum
7 594 (12.36%) SDLC
8 535 (11.14%) Web Development
9 426 (8.87%) Unit Testing
10 399 (8.31%) OOP
11 336 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
12 258 (5.37%) OOD
13 255 (5.31%) Mentoring
14 242 (5.04%) Multithreading
15 200 (4.16%) BDD
16 195 (4.06%) Open Source
17 179 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
18 165 (3.43%) SOA
19 158 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
20 154 (3.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2998 (62.41%) C#
2 2064 (42.96%) SQL
3 2031 (42.28%) JavaScript
4 1409 (29.33%) Java
5 1090 (22.69%) C++
6 510 (10.62%) Python
7 455 (9.47%) PHP
7 455 (9.47%) VB.NET
8 453 (9.43%) T-SQL
9 356 (7.41%) C
10 204 (4.25%) VB
11 179 (3.73%) Ruby
12 136 (2.83%) PL/SQL
13 129 (2.69%) Perl
14 116 (2.41%) Objective-C
15 73 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 69 (1.44%) VB6
17 67 (1.39%) VBA
18 65 (1.35%) Scala
19 58 (1.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1242 (25.85%) Degree
2 168 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 138 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 103 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 62 (1.29%) PhD
6 54 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 42 (0.87%) MCTS
8 21 (0.44%) HND
8 21 (0.44%) MCSD
9 18 (0.37%) MCPD
10 15 (0.31%) MCAD
11 13 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.15%) ISEB
13 7 (0.15%) MCP
14 6 (0.12%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.12%) OCPJP
15 5 (0.10%) MCSA
16 4 (0.083%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (6.10%) QA
2 34 (0.71%) SDET
3 12 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.23%) SLA
5 5 (0.10%) GAMP
5 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.042%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.021%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.021%) ECSS
7 1 (0.021%) GMP
7 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.021%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.021%) TickIT
System Software
1 37 (0.77%) Varnish
2 35 (0.73%) Docker
3 33 (0.69%) Firmware
4 17 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.25%) HDFS
6 10 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.12%) Cygwin
8 5 (0.10%) Btrfs
8 5 (0.10%) iptables
8 5 (0.10%) NFS
8 5 (0.10%) Xen
8 5 (0.10%) XenServer
9 4 (0.083%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.062%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (0.77%) Puppet
2 26 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.40%) Control-M
4 9 (0.19%) Ansible
5 6 (0.12%) Mesos
6 4 (0.083%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.083%) Rundeck
6 4 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.083%) Wonderware InTouch
7 2 (0.042%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.042%) logstash
7 2 (0.042%) Salt
7 2 (0.042%) StatsD
8 1 (0.021%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 951 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 465 (9.68%) Oracle
3 88 (1.83%) Google
4 65 (1.35%) SAP
5 52 (1.08%) Apple
6 47 (0.98%) Xamarin
7 44 (0.92%) TOWER Software
8 34 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (0.71%) Telerik
9 32 (0.67%) Informatica
10 28 (0.58%) VMware
11 23 (0.48%) IBM
12 22 (0.46%) Sybase
13 20 (0.42%) EPiServer
13 20 (0.42%) Red Hat
14 19 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 18 (0.37%) webMethods
16 17 (0.35%) Twitter
17 16 (0.33%) Perforce
18 15 (0.31%) Zend
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
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Salary: £50,000 per annum
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Lancaster, Lancashire
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £15000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and training
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Relocation Package
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Somerset
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Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
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Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: 45-50k
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Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
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Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
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London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
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Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Winchester, Hampshire
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Hinckley, Leicestershire
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
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Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38500 per annum
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Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Basildon, Essex
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
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Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + 42 days hols + exc bens
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