Period
to 15 August 2018

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 August 2018.

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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 60 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 205 222 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.17% 4.13% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 4.25% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 173 232 260
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 4,786 5,219 6,320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.15% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,969 4,286 5,086
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 August 2018.

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 August 2018. 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 57 £40,000 +2.56% 16
Leicestershire -10 55 £40,000 +2.56% 23
Northamptonshire +9 54 £40,000 +33.33% 21
Derbyshire -2 24 £40,000 - 7
Lincolnshire +5 9 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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.

1 164 (80.00%) C#
2 159 (77.56%) .NET
3 129 (62.93%) JavaScript
4 109 (53.17%) ASP.NET
5 106 (51.71%) SQL
6 105 (51.22%) HTML
7 97 (47.32%) SQL Server
8 96 (46.83%) MVC
9 95 (46.34%) CSS
10 77 (37.56%) Microsoft
11 74 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (31.22%) jQuery
13 59 (28.78%) AngularJS
14 53 (25.85%) Software Engineering
15 50 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (21.46%) T-SQL
17 41 (20.00%) Scrum
18 39 (19.02%) HTML5
19 36 (17.56%) Java
20 32 (15.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 31 (15.12%) .NET Framework
22 28 (13.66%) Retail
22 28 (13.66%) Web Development
22 28 (13.66%) OO
23 27 (13.17%) Degree
23 27 (13.17%) ASP.NET Web API
24 26 (12.68%) Ajax
25 23 (11.22%) VB.NET
26 22 (10.73%) C++
26 22 (10.73%) Web Services

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 13 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.90%) WordPress
3 7 (3.41%) IIS
4 5 (2.44%) Confluence
5 4 (1.95%) Apache
5 4 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.46%) CMS
6 3 (1.46%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.98%) JBoss
7 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) G Suite
5 1 (0.49%) GitHub
5 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) DNS
2 2 (0.98%) Internet
2 2 (0.98%) SMS
3 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.83%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.90%) MySQL
4 7 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.49%) GIS
10 1 (0.49%) OLAP
10 1 (0.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 21 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.80%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.83%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.88%) NUnit
5 9 (4.39%) JIRA
6 8 (3.90%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.41%) JUnit
8 6 (2.93%) Gatling
9 5 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.44%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.95%) EasyMock
10 4 (1.95%) Gradle
10 4 (1.95%) Maven
10 4 (1.95%) Selenium
10 4 (1.95%) Xcode
11 3 (1.46%) Bower
11 3 (1.46%) JMeter
11 3 (1.46%) Yeoman
General
1 28 (13.66%) Retail
2 20 (9.76%) Finance
3 5 (2.44%) Banking
3 5 (2.44%) Law
4 4 (1.95%) Automotive
4 4 (1.95%) Marketing
4 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.46%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.98%) Electronics
6 2 (0.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (77.56%) .NET
2 109 (53.17%) ASP.NET
3 105 (51.22%) HTML
4 95 (46.34%) CSS
5 64 (31.22%) jQuery
6 59 (28.78%) AngularJS
7 50 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (19.02%) HTML5
9 32 (15.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 31 (15.12%) .NET Framework
11 27 (13.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (12.68%) Ajax
13 22 (10.73%) Web Services
14 21 (10.24%) React
14 21 (10.24%) WCF
15 17 (8.29%) Sass
15 17 (8.29%) Spring
15 17 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (8.29%) WinForms
16 16 (7.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.37%) NHS
3 10 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.95%) LIMS
7 4 (1.95%) Wiki
8 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.46%) Fintech
9 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.98%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.76%) Linux
2 13 (6.34%) Windows
3 8 (3.90%) Unix
4 5 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.95%) CentOS
5 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.46%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (46.83%) MVC
2 74 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (25.85%) Software Engineering
4 41 (20.00%) Scrum
5 28 (13.66%) OO
5 28 (13.66%) Web Development
6 20 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 14 (6.83%) DevOps
7 14 (6.83%) Migration
7 14 (6.83%) TDD
8 13 (6.34%) Information Management
9 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.85%) SDET
10 11 (5.37%) SDLC
10 11 (5.37%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.88%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.88%) Front End Development
11 10 (4.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 164 (80.00%) C#
2 129 (62.93%) JavaScript
3 106 (51.71%) SQL
4 44 (21.46%) T-SQL
5 36 (17.56%) Java
6 23 (11.22%) VB.NET
7 22 (10.73%) C++
8 16 (7.80%) Python
9 14 (6.83%) PHP
10 10 (4.88%) Ruby
11 7 (3.41%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.93%) C
12 6 (2.93%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.44%) VB
14 4 (1.95%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.95%) VBA
15 3 (1.46%) Perl
15 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.98%) Go
16 2 (0.98%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 27 (13.17%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MBCS
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (2.93%) SLA
3 5 (2.44%) PMO
4 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) DICOM
5 1 (0.49%) HL7
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Kibana
3 1 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 77 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.83%) Google
3 7 (3.41%) Oracle
3 7 (3.41%) Telerik
4 6 (2.93%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.44%) SAP
6 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.46%) Twitter
8 1 (0.49%) Atmel
8 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.49%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.49%) Tableau
8 1 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) Zend