Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 56 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 +29 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 167 96 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.51% 4.31% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 4.46% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 119 87 126
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,125
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
75th Percentile £45,750 £51,250 £47,188
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £51,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 2,844 2,151 3,893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.77% 96.59% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,135 1,811 2,967
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,000 £32,146 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% -1.19%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £53,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -2 57 £40,000 -11.11% 21
Derbyshire +9 43 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Leicestershire +5 38 £40,000 - 13
Northamptonshire +6 20 £30,750 +11.82% 7
Lincolnshire -10 9 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 148 (88.62%) C#
2 109 (65.27%) .NET
3 84 (50.30%) SQL
4 79 (47.31%) JavaScript
5 75 (44.91%) CSS
6 74 (44.31%) HTML
7 60 (35.93%) MVC
7 60 (35.93%) Microsoft
8 58 (34.73%) SQL Server
9 56 (33.53%) .NET Core
10 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET
11 39 (23.35%) DevOps
12 38 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (21.56%) Scrum
13 36 (21.56%) Azure
14 35 (20.96%) AngularJS
14 35 (20.96%) Social Skills
15 33 (19.76%) HTML5
16 28 (16.77%) Entity Framework
16 28 (16.77%) React
16 28 (16.77%) .NET Framework
16 28 (16.77%) Java
17 27 (16.17%) Finance
18 26 (15.57%) Web Development
18 26 (15.57%) Oracle
18 26 (15.57%) Git (software)
19 24 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
19 24 (14.37%) OCA
19 24 (14.37%) Oracle Certification
19 24 (14.37%) Java SE

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 9 (5.39%) IIS
2 6 (3.59%) OpenROAD
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.56%) Azure
2 8 (4.79%) AWS
3 7 (4.19%) SaaS
4 3 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.80%) Serverless
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) Intranet
2 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) MySQL
3 8 (4.79%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.59%) Ingres
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.20%) Redis
8 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.59%) JIRA
4 5 (2.99%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.20%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.20%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.20%) GCC
5 2 (1.20%) GitLab
5 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.20%) Xcode
6 1 (0.60%) Subversion
6 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (20.96%) Social Skills
2 27 (16.17%) Finance
3 19 (11.38%) Retail
4 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.78%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.99%) Law
7 4 (2.40%) Banking
7 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.40%) Marketing
8 2 (1.20%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.60%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (65.27%) .NET
2 75 (44.91%) CSS
3 74 (44.31%) HTML
4 56 (33.53%) .NET Core
5 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET
6 35 (20.96%) AngularJS
7 33 (19.76%) HTML5
8 28 (16.77%) .NET Framework
8 28 (16.77%) Entity Framework
8 28 (16.77%) React
9 24 (14.37%) Java SE
10 17 (10.18%) Vue.js
11 14 (8.38%) WPF
12 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET Core
12 13 (7.78%) jQuery
13 12 (7.19%) WCF
14 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (4.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (5.99%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.40%) User Experience
5 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Animation
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.60%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.19%) Linux
2 11 (6.59%) Windows
3 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.80%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.93%) MVC
2 39 (23.35%) DevOps
3 38 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (21.56%) Scrum
5 26 (15.57%) Web Development
6 24 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (13.77%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (10.18%) Microservices
9 14 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.78%) Collaborative Working
10 13 (7.78%) MVVM
11 12 (7.19%) SDLC
12 11 (6.59%) Project Delivery
13 10 (5.99%) Time Management
14 9 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (5.39%) Task Automation
14 9 (5.39%) Vulnerability Management
15 8 (4.79%) Thought Leadership
15 8 (4.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (88.62%) C#
2 84 (50.30%) SQL
3 79 (47.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.77%) Java
5 24 (14.37%) Java 8
6 20 (11.98%) T-SQL
7 12 (7.19%) Python
7 12 (7.19%) VB.NET
8 9 (5.39%) PHP
8 9 (5.39%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.79%) C
10 6 (3.59%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.59%) C++
10 6 (3.59%) Ingres ABF
11 5 (2.99%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.20%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.60%) VB
13 1 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (14.37%) CIW
1 24 (14.37%) OCA
1 24 (14.37%) OCAJ
1 24 (14.37%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.39%) Degree
4 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) QA
2 9 (5.39%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (35.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.57%) Oracle
3 14 (8.38%) Xamarin
4 12 (7.19%) Telerik
5 6 (3.59%) Actian
5 6 (3.59%) VMware
6 2 (1.20%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) Facebook
7 1 (0.60%) YouTube