The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / East Midlands
Rank 50 47 60
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 129 142 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.49% 4.50% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 4.62% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 102 136 130
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £42,500 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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

IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2782 3071 3134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.73% 97.34% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2229 2450 2548
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,992
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +9 66 £37,500 - 7
Leicestershire -17 25 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Derbyshire +3 22 £35,000 +5.26% 1
Northamptonshire +28 16 £35,750 +10.00% 3
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (64.94%) C#
2 129 (55.84%) .NET
3 123 (53.25%) HTML
4 110 (47.62%) SQL
5 108 (46.75%) JavaScript
5 108 (46.75%) CSS
6 96 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (37.66%) ASP.NET
8 85 (36.80%) MVC
9 67 (29.00%) SQL Server
10 60 (25.97%) C++
11 56 (24.24%) Java
12 55 (23.81%) HTML5
13 50 (21.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (19.91%) AngularJS
15 44 (19.05%) Web Services
16 43 (18.61%) Software Engineering
17 40 (17.32%) Degree
18 39 (16.88%) jQuery
19 36 (15.58%) SDLC
19 36 (15.58%) Microsoft
20 34 (14.72%) CSS3
21 33 (14.29%) .NET Framework
22 32 (13.85%) Git (software)
23 31 (13.42%) OOP
24 30 (12.99%) Python
25 27 (11.69%) OO
26 25 (10.82%) Scrum
26 25 (10.82%) Unit Testing
26 25 (10.82%) Computer Science

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (3.46%) IIS
2 4 (1.73%) CMS
3 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.87%) Apache
4 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) RTP
2 4 (1.73%) HTTP
3 3 (1.30%) Internet
4 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.43%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.06%) DB2
4 10 (4.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.90%) MySQL
6 6 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.73%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.30%) Big Data
9 3 (1.30%) Spotfire
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.66%) Subversion
4 13 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.76%) Selenium
6 8 (3.46%) JIRA
6 8 (3.46%) Maven
7 7 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.03%) JUnit
7 7 (3.03%) NetBeans
8 5 (2.16%) Ant
8 5 (2.16%) NUnit
9 4 (1.73%) AppVeyor
9 4 (1.73%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.73%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.30%) CMake
10 3 (1.30%) Grunt
10 3 (1.30%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.87%) CruiseControl
General
1 24 (10.39%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Retail
3 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.30%) Automotive
4 3 (1.30%) Electronics
5 2 (0.87%) Games
5 2 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (55.84%) .NET
2 123 (53.25%) HTML
3 108 (46.75%) CSS
4 87 (37.66%) ASP.NET
5 55 (23.81%) HTML5
6 50 (21.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (19.91%) AngularJS
8 44 (19.05%) Web Services
9 39 (16.88%) jQuery
10 34 (14.72%) CSS3
11 33 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 18 (7.79%) RESTful
13 17 (7.36%) Entity Framework
13 17 (7.36%) WPF
14 16 (6.93%) REST
14 16 (6.93%) SOAP
15 15 (6.49%) XML
16 14 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 14 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.82%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 12 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.46%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.46%) Fintech
4 8 (3.46%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.46%) User Experience
5 7 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.73%) Bitcoin
8 3 (1.30%) Verilog
8 3 (1.30%) VHDL
9 2 (0.87%) Animation
9 2 (0.87%) EPoS
9 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.96%) Linux
2 11 (4.76%) Windows
3 8 (3.46%) Android
4 5 (2.16%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.80%) MVC
3 43 (18.61%) Software Engineering
4 36 (15.58%) SDLC
5 31 (13.42%) OOP
6 27 (11.69%) OO
7 25 (10.82%) Scrum
7 25 (10.82%) Unit Testing
8 24 (10.39%) Web Development
9 23 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.36%) SOLID
11 15 (6.49%) TDD
12 13 (5.63%) Mathematics
13 11 (4.76%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.33%) Translating Business Requirements
14 10 (4.33%) Video Processing
15 9 (3.90%) SOA
16 8 (3.46%) Customer Engagement
16 8 (3.46%) ETL
16 8 (3.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 150 (64.94%) C#
2 110 (47.62%) SQL
3 108 (46.75%) JavaScript
4 60 (25.97%) C++
5 56 (24.24%) Java
6 30 (12.99%) Python
7 19 (8.23%) T-SQL
8 16 (6.93%) VB.NET
9 13 (5.63%) PHP
10 7 (3.03%) C
10 7 (3.03%) COBOL
10 7 (3.03%) MATLAB
10 7 (3.03%) R
11 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.73%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.30%) ES6
13 3 (1.30%) Groovy
14 2 (0.87%) Scala
14 2 (0.87%) VB
14 2 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (17.32%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) HNC
3 1 (0.43%) HND
3 1 (0.43%) PhD
3 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) Section 508
2 2 (0.87%) WCAG
3 1 (0.43%) DICOM
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) Firmware
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 36 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.19%) Oracle
3 9 (3.90%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.30%) IBM
4 3 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (1.30%) Tableau
5 2 (0.87%) Facebook
5 2 (0.87%) Google
5 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.87%) VMware
5 2 (0.87%) Zend
6 1 (0.43%) Apple
6 1 (0.43%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
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