Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 67 68
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 177 215 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.18% 4.19% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 4.30% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 156 186 229
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,750 £51,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 4,094 5,001 5,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.54% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,066 4,216 4,715
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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
Leicestershire -9 58 £40,000 +11.43% 17
Nottinghamshire +1 54 £40,000 +2.56% 21
Northamptonshire -10 36 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Derbyshire +8 18 £40,000 +3.90% 16
Lincolnshire +22 9 £40,000 +25.98% 5
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 144 (81.36%) C#
2 132 (74.58%) .NET
3 106 (59.89%) JavaScript
4 85 (48.02%) ASP.NET
5 84 (47.46%) SQL
5 84 (47.46%) MVC
6 83 (46.89%) SQL Server
7 78 (44.07%) HTML
8 74 (41.81%) CSS
8 74 (41.81%) Microsoft
9 69 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (32.77%) AngularJS
11 55 (31.07%) jQuery
12 52 (29.38%) .NET Framework
13 50 (28.25%) Scrum
13 50 (28.25%) Software Engineering
14 45 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (24.86%) Git (software)
16 41 (23.16%) T-SQL
17 36 (20.34%) Web Development
18 33 (18.64%) Visual Studio
19 31 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
20 30 (16.95%) QA
20 30 (16.95%) LINQ
21 29 (16.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 28 (15.82%) DevOps
22 28 (15.82%) Ajax
22 28 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
23 27 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
24 26 (14.69%) Spring

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 7 (3.95%) Confluence
2 6 (3.39%) Apache
3 5 (2.82%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.13%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) MODX
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (46.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.26%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (2.26%) MySQL
6 4 (2.26%) Redis
7 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.13%) SQLite
9 1 (0.56%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.56%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (24.86%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.64%) Visual Studio
3 28 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (9.04%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (6.21%) JIRA
7 7 (3.95%) JUnit
8 6 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.39%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.39%) EasyMock
8 6 (3.39%) Gatling
8 6 (3.39%) Gradle
8 6 (3.39%) Maven
9 3 (1.69%) GitLab
10 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.13%) Subversion
11 1 (0.56%) Ant
11 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 14 (7.91%) Finance
2 8 (4.52%) Automotive
3 7 (3.95%) Banking
4 6 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.82%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (74.58%) .NET
2 85 (48.02%) ASP.NET
3 78 (44.07%) HTML
4 74 (41.81%) CSS
5 58 (32.77%) AngularJS
6 55 (31.07%) jQuery
7 52 (29.38%) .NET Framework
8 45 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (16.95%) LINQ
10 29 (16.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (15.82%) Ajax
12 26 (14.69%) Spring
13 25 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (14.12%) HTML5
14 24 (13.56%) JSON
15 20 (11.30%) Razor View Engine
16 18 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 18 (10.17%) WPF
17 16 (9.04%) React
17 16 (9.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.39%) User Experience
3 6 (3.39%) Wiki
4 4 (2.26%) Fintech
5 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) EPoS
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.34%) Linux
2 10 (5.65%) Windows
3 6 (3.39%) CentOS
3 6 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.46%) MVC
2 69 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.25%) Scrum
3 50 (28.25%) Software Engineering
4 36 (20.34%) Web Development
5 31 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (15.82%) DevOps
7 24 (13.56%) OO
8 18 (10.17%) Progressive Web App
9 16 (9.04%) Computer Science
10 14 (7.91%) Logistics
10 14 (7.91%) OOP
10 14 (7.91%) SDLC
11 13 (7.34%) SOA
11 13 (7.34%) Test Automation
11 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.78%) Acceptance Criteria
12 12 (6.78%) Open Source
13 10 (5.65%) TDD
14 9 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 144 (81.36%) C#
2 106 (59.89%) JavaScript
3 84 (47.46%) SQL
4 41 (23.16%) T-SQL
5 24 (13.56%) Java
6 22 (12.43%) Python
7 17 (9.60%) C++
7 17 (9.60%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.39%) C
8 6 (3.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) ABAP
9 1 (0.56%) ES6
9 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (12.99%) Degree
2 9 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) MBCS
4 1 (0.56%) MCP
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.56%) PhD
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.95%) QA
2 5 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 74 (41.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.21%) Telerik
3 6 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.26%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle
6 2 (1.13%) Zend
7 1 (0.56%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.56%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
7 1 (0.56%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.56%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.56%) VMware