Period
to 23 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 47 177 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.58% 4.42% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 4.58% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 163 189
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £34,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,500 £52,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%

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 1,281 3,866 4,605
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 96.63% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,025 3,204 3,750
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%

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 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 +8 31 £51,500 +28.75% 8
Northamptonshire +21 9 £44,750 +49.17% 1
Leicestershire +12 5 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Derbyshire +16 2 £43,750 +9.38% 3
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 38 (80.85%) C#
2 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) .NET
4 23 (48.94%) SQL
5 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
6 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
7 17 (36.17%) Azure
8 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
9 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
9 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
10 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
11 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
11 13 (27.66%) MVC
11 13 (27.66%) Microservices
12 12 (25.53%) Scrum
12 12 (25.53%) CSS
12 12 (25.53%) DevOps
13 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (23.40%) WCF
13 11 (23.40%) HTML
13 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
14 10 (21.28%) WinForms
14 10 (21.28%) Oracle
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (21.28%) SOLID
14 10 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (19.15%) .NET Core
15 9 (19.15%) Entity Framework
15 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (17.02%) RESTful

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 2 (4.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Azure
2 5 (10.64%) AWS
3 3 (6.38%) npm
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.38%) Grunt
4 3 (6.38%) gulp
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) jspm
4 3 (6.38%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) GitLab
5 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
3 12 (25.53%) CSS
4 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
4 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 11 (23.40%) WCF
5 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (21.28%) WinForms
6 9 (19.15%) .NET Core
6 9 (19.15%) Entity Framework
7 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
7 8 (17.02%) LINQ
7 8 (17.02%) RESTful
7 8 (17.02%) WPF
8 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.64%) React
9 5 (10.64%) REST
10 4 (8.51%) jQuery
10 4 (8.51%) MSMQ
11 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.51%) Cloud Native
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.66%) Microservices
3 13 (27.66%) MVC
4 12 (25.53%) DevOps
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (21.28%) SOLID
6 8 (17.02%) BDD
7 7 (14.89%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) OOP
8 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
9 5 (10.64%) SOA
9 5 (10.64%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (8.51%) CQRS
10 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Pair Programming
11 3 (6.38%) Asynchronous Programming
11 3 (6.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
4 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.38%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) GDPR
2 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle