Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 53 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 202 237 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.01% 4.24% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 4.38% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 168 223 286
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,675 £26,250 £24,625
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,914 5,415 6,131
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.66% 96.96% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,152 4,441 4,893
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -13 70 £40,000 - 26
Northamptonshire +8 48 £40,000 +17.65% 9
Leicestershire -11 43 £39,000 +1.30% 11
Derbyshire -17 29 £41,250 +3.13% 8
Lincolnshire 0 5 £31,500 -21.25% 6
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 151 (74.75%) C#
2 141 (69.80%) .NET
3 111 (54.95%) JavaScript
4 107 (52.97%) SQL
5 86 (42.57%) SQL Server
5 86 (42.57%) ASP.NET
6 84 (41.58%) CSS
6 84 (41.58%) HTML
7 80 (39.60%) MVC
8 79 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (29.21%) Java
10 52 (25.74%) Software Engineering
11 51 (25.25%) Microsoft
12 46 (22.77%) jQuery
13 45 (22.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (19.31%) TDD
15 37 (18.32%) C++
16 36 (17.82%) OO
17 35 (17.33%) Scrum
18 34 (16.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 33 (16.34%) Web Services
19 33 (16.34%) Test Automation
20 32 (15.84%) Finance
20 32 (15.84%) AngularJS
21 30 (14.85%) RESTful
21 30 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
21 30 (14.85%) Retail
21 30 (14.85%) Degree
22 28 (13.86%) VB.NET
23 27 (13.37%) T-SQL

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 12 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.46%) WordPress
3 5 (2.48%) IIS
3 5 (2.48%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.49%) CMS
5 3 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.99%) JBoss
6 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.99%) GitHub
5 1 (0.50%) G Suite
5 1 (0.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) HTTP
2 2 (0.99%) DNS
2 2 (0.99%) SMS
3 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.48%) MySQL
6 5 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.98%) OLAP
8 3 (1.49%) Big Data
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.99%) GIS
9 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.50%) HBase
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.41%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.42%) Visual Studio
4 15 (7.43%) JIRA
4 15 (7.43%) NUnit
5 9 (4.46%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.46%) MSTest
6 8 (3.96%) Gatling
6 8 (3.96%) Maven
7 7 (3.47%) Selenium
7 7 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.97%) Gradle
8 6 (2.97%) JMeter
8 6 (2.97%) Zephyr
9 5 (2.48%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.48%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.48%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.49%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.49%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 32 (15.84%) Finance
2 30 (14.85%) Retail
3 7 (3.47%) Banking
3 7 (3.47%) Marketing
4 6 (2.97%) Automotive
5 5 (2.48%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.98%) Law
7 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.99%) Front Office
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (69.80%) .NET
2 86 (42.57%) ASP.NET
3 84 (41.58%) CSS
3 84 (41.58%) HTML
4 46 (22.77%) jQuery
5 45 (22.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (16.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 33 (16.34%) Web Services
8 32 (15.84%) AngularJS
9 30 (14.85%) RESTful
10 26 (12.87%) WCF
11 20 (9.90%) HTML5
12 19 (9.41%) WPF
13 17 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (8.42%) WinForms
14 16 (7.92%) Ajax
15 15 (7.43%) SOAP
15 15 (7.43%) XML
16 14 (6.93%) .NET Framework
17 13 (6.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.89%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (9.41%) NHS
4 10 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.97%) Renewable Energy
6 3 (1.49%) Fintech
6 3 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.50%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.40%) Linux
2 12 (5.94%) Windows
3 8 (3.96%) Unix
4 4 (1.98%) Android
4 4 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.60%) MVC
2 79 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (25.74%) Software Engineering
4 39 (19.31%) TDD
5 36 (17.82%) OO
6 35 (17.33%) Scrum
7 33 (16.34%) Test Automation
8 27 (13.37%) BDD
9 22 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.41%) MVVM
12 16 (7.92%) SDLC
13 15 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (7.43%) SDET
13 15 (7.43%) Web Development
14 13 (6.44%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.44%) OOP
15 12 (5.94%) Microservices
16 11 (5.45%) Data Science
17 10 (4.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 151 (74.75%) C#
2 111 (54.95%) JavaScript
3 107 (52.97%) SQL
4 59 (29.21%) Java
5 37 (18.32%) C++
6 28 (13.86%) VB.NET
7 27 (13.37%) T-SQL
8 18 (8.91%) Python
9 12 (5.94%) PL/SQL
10 11 (5.45%) Ruby
11 10 (4.95%) PHP
12 9 (4.46%) Scala
12 9 (4.46%) VB
13 7 (3.47%) C
14 6 (2.97%) Smalltalk
15 5 (2.48%) TypeScript
15 5 (2.48%) VB6
16 4 (1.98%) Perl
16 4 (1.98%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (14.85%) Degree
2 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) PMO
2 8 (3.96%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) DICOM
4 1 (0.50%) GCP
4 1 (0.50%) HL7
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Kibana
1 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 51 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.42%) Google
3 6 (2.97%) Oracle
3 6 (2.97%) SAP
4 5 (2.48%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.50%) Atmel