Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 214 263 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.06% 3.99% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 4.09% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 195 262 324
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £24,050
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 5130 6438 7193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.71% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4277 5094 5825
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +21 90 £40,000 - 11
Leicestershire -8 49 £39,000 -8.24% 4
Northamptonshire +31 44 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Derbyshire -9 22 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Lincolnshire -12 9 £31,750 -20.63% 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 East Midlands region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 150 (70.09%) C#
2 128 (59.81%) JavaScript
3 122 (57.01%) .NET
4 118 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (49.07%) HTML
6 100 (46.73%) CSS
7 84 (39.25%) SQL Server
8 76 (35.51%) ASP.NET
9 65 (30.37%) MVC
10 61 (28.50%) Java
10 61 (28.50%) jQuery
11 58 (27.10%) Degree
11 58 (27.10%) SQL
12 53 (24.77%) Software Engineering
13 47 (21.96%) Computer Science
13 47 (21.96%) Git (software)
14 45 (21.03%) TDD
15 41 (19.16%) AngularJS
16 39 (18.22%) HTML5
17 38 (17.76%) Scrum
18 35 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (15.89%) Python
20 33 (15.42%) C++
20 33 (15.42%) CSS3
21 32 (14.95%) Linux
21 32 (14.95%) Unit Testing
22 29 (13.55%) SDLC
22 29 (13.55%) XML
22 29 (13.55%) Visual Studio

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 (5.61%) Apache
2 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.93%) Hyperledger
5 2 (0.93%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) EPLAN
2 1 (0.47%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.94%) GitHub
2 15 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.80%) Serverless
4 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.80%) HTTP
2 5 (2.34%) SMS
3 3 (1.40%) DAB
4 2 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) Profibus
4 2 (0.93%) RFID
5 1 (0.47%) Extranet
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (39.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.94%) MySQL
3 11 (5.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.80%) Big Data
4 6 (2.80%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.87%) Hazelcast
6 4 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.93%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) HBase
9 1 (0.47%) QlikView
9 1 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (21.96%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.55%) Visual Studio
3 26 (12.15%) Subversion
4 8 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.27%) Mercurial
6 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.80%) NUnit
6 6 (2.80%) T4 Templates
7 5 (2.34%) Selenium
8 4 (1.87%) JIRA
8 4 (1.87%) JUnit
9 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.93%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.93%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.47%) Grunt
11 1 (0.47%) Moq
11 1 (0.47%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.47%) TestRail
11 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (13.08%) Finance
2 24 (11.21%) Electronics
3 21 (9.81%) Games
4 15 (7.01%) Retail
5 9 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.74%) Legal
6 8 (3.74%) Marketing
7 7 (3.27%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (57.01%) .NET
2 105 (49.07%) HTML
3 100 (46.73%) CSS
4 76 (35.51%) ASP.NET
5 61 (28.50%) jQuery
6 41 (19.16%) AngularJS
7 39 (18.22%) HTML5
8 35 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (15.42%) CSS3
10 29 (13.55%) XML
11 28 (13.08%) .NET Framework
12 27 (12.62%) Web Services
13 24 (11.21%) REST
14 22 (10.28%) Ajax
15 21 (9.81%) JSON
16 17 (7.94%) Spring
17 16 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (7.48%) WPF
18 13 (6.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.96%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.21%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (8.41%) Algorithms
4 15 (7.01%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.07%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.07%) User Experience
6 9 (4.21%) Fintech
7 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.93%) CAN bus
8 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.93%) FMCG
8 2 (0.93%) SCADA
9 1 (0.47%) Arduino
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.47%) iSeries
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.95%) Linux
2 17 (7.94%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (6.07%) Android
4 12 (5.61%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.67%) Windows
6 7 (3.27%) Unix
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (30.37%) MVC
3 53 (24.77%) Software Engineering
4 45 (21.03%) TDD
5 38 (17.76%) Scrum
6 32 (14.95%) Unit Testing
7 29 (13.55%) SDLC
8 27 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (11.21%) Mathematics
10 22 (10.28%) OO
10 22 (10.28%) Test Automation
10 22 (10.28%) Web Development
11 19 (8.88%) Physics
12 18 (8.41%) Collaborative Working
12 18 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (7.94%) Machine Learning
14 16 (7.48%) Computer Vision
15 12 (5.61%) Android Development
15 12 (5.61%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.61%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (70.09%) C#
2 128 (59.81%) JavaScript
3 61 (28.50%) Java
4 58 (27.10%) SQL
5 34 (15.89%) Python
6 33 (15.42%) C++
7 20 (9.35%) T-SQL
8 16 (7.48%) PHP
9 14 (6.54%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.21%) C
10 9 (4.21%) Perl
11 8 (3.74%) VB
12 7 (3.27%) Ruby
12 7 (3.27%) VB6
13 6 (2.80%) VBA
14 5 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.34%) Scala
15 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 58 (27.10%) Degree
2 18 (8.41%) PhD
3 13 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.27%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.40%) HND
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (7.94%) Microsoft
1 17 (7.94%) Oracle
2 16 (7.48%) Xamarin
3 8 (3.74%) Google
4 6 (2.80%) SAP
5 4 (1.87%) Twitter
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe
6 2 (0.93%) Progress
6 2 (0.93%) Siemens
7 1 (0.47%) Facebook
7 1 (0.47%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.47%) Sage
7 1 (0.47%) Xero
7 1 (0.47%) Zend