Period
to 23 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 54 52
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 196 289 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.82% 4.46% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 4.57% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 209 294 370
East Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £24,650
90th Percentile £52,750 £55,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4983 6323 7402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.61% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 5059 6067
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,300 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +6 76 £40,000 - 8
Leicestershire -11 54 £39,000 -8.24% 6
Northamptonshire +5 35 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Derbyshire +3 24 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Lincolnshire +2 13 £40,000 -
Rutland - 2 £42,500 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 139 (70.92%) C#
2 129 (65.82%) .NET
3 103 (52.55%) JavaScript
4 98 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (43.88%) SQL Server
6 84 (42.86%) HTML
7 83 (42.35%) CSS
8 76 (38.78%) ASP.NET
9 61 (31.12%) MVC
10 57 (29.08%) SQL
11 53 (27.04%) jQuery
12 48 (24.49%) Degree
13 44 (22.45%) TDD
13 44 (22.45%) Java
14 42 (21.43%) Git (software)
15 41 (20.92%) Computer Science
16 40 (20.41%) Software Engineering
17 37 (18.88%) AngularJS
18 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 35 (17.86%) HTML5
20 33 (16.84%) Python
21 32 (16.33%) Scrum
21 32 (16.33%) CSS3
22 30 (15.31%) Unit Testing
22 30 (15.31%) C++
22 30 (15.31%) Visual Studio
23 27 (13.78%) Mobile App
24 26 (13.27%) Linux
25 25 (12.76%) Web Services
25 25 (12.76%) Electronics

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 8 (4.08%) Apache
2 5 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.53%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.02%) CMS
5 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.51%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Moqups
2 1 (0.51%) EPLAN
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (6.12%) GitHub
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) HTTP
1 5 (2.55%) SMS
2 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) DAB
3 1 (0.51%) Extranet
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Profibus
3 1 (0.51%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (43.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.61%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.10%) MySQL
4 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) GIS
7 1 (0.51%) QlikView
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 30 (15.31%) Visual Studio
3 19 (9.69%) Subversion
4 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.61%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.06%) NUnit
7 5 (2.55%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.55%) Selenium
8 4 (2.04%) Grunt
9 3 (1.53%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.53%) T4 Templates
10 2 (1.02%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.02%) JIRA
11 1 (0.51%) Ant
11 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.51%) Automake
11 1 (0.51%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (12.76%) Electronics
1 25 (12.76%) Finance
2 17 (8.67%) Games
3 10 (5.10%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.10%) Marketing
4 6 (3.06%) Legal
4 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.04%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (65.82%) .NET
2 84 (42.86%) HTML
3 83 (42.35%) CSS
4 76 (38.78%) ASP.NET
5 53 (27.04%) jQuery
6 37 (18.88%) AngularJS
7 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (17.86%) HTML5
9 32 (16.33%) CSS3
10 25 (12.76%) Web Services
11 20 (10.20%) XML
12 19 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (9.18%) WPF
14 16 (8.16%) .NET Framework
15 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (7.14%) REST
15 14 (7.14%) Spring
15 14 (7.14%) WCF
16 13 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (6.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.92%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.78%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.63%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.08%) User Experience
7 3 (1.53%) Arduino
7 3 (1.53%) Fintech
7 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.53%) Social Media
8 1 (0.51%) Animation
8 1 (0.51%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.51%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.27%) Linux
2 16 (8.16%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (7.14%) Windows
4 13 (6.63%) Android
5 12 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.12%) MVC
3 44 (22.45%) TDD
4 40 (20.41%) Software Engineering
5 32 (16.33%) Scrum
6 30 (15.31%) Unit Testing
7 25 (12.76%) SDLC
7 25 (12.76%) Web Development
8 24 (12.24%) Mathematics
9 21 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 20 (10.20%) Physics
11 19 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.65%) OO
13 14 (7.14%) MVVM
14 13 (6.63%) Machine Learning
15 12 (6.12%) BDD
15 12 (6.12%) Computer Vision
16 10 (5.10%) Android Development
16 10 (5.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 139 (70.92%) C#
2 103 (52.55%) JavaScript
3 57 (29.08%) SQL
4 44 (22.45%) Java
5 33 (16.84%) Python
6 30 (15.31%) C++
7 20 (10.20%) T-SQL
8 14 (7.14%) PHP
9 12 (6.12%) C
10 8 (4.08%) Perl
11 7 (3.57%) Ruby
11 7 (3.57%) VB.NET
12 6 (3.06%) VB
13 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.55%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.53%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.53%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.53%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.53%) Scala
14 3 (1.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (24.49%) Degree
2 18 (9.18%) PhD
3 13 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Section 508
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (4.59%) Firmware
2 3 (1.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.69%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.06%) SAP
4 5 (2.55%) Oracle
5 3 (1.53%) Adobe
5 3 (1.53%) Facebook
5 3 (1.53%) Google
5 3 (1.53%) Progress
5 3 (1.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.51%) Sage
6 1 (0.51%) Siemens