Period
to 26 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 90 69
Rank change year-on-year +43 -21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 116 129 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.72% 3.22% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 3.33% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 112 128 177
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £28,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,372 3,874 4,958
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.61% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,938 2,893 4,189
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,175 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +17 57 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Leicestershire +20 21 £40,000 - 9
Derbyshire +21 18 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Northamptonshire +29 12 £28,750 -28.13% 1
Lincolnshire +1 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 97 (83.62%) C#
2 87 (75.00%) .NET
3 61 (52.59%) JavaScript
4 53 (45.69%) ASP.NET
5 51 (43.97%) MVC
5 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (42.24%) CSS
6 49 (42.24%) HTML
7 47 (40.52%) SQL
8 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
9 29 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 28 (24.14%) .NET Framework
11 23 (19.83%) .NET Core
12 22 (18.97%) Java
12 22 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
13 21 (18.10%) Azure
14 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
15 18 (15.52%) jQuery
15 18 (15.52%) AngularJS
15 18 (15.52%) LINQ
16 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (13.79%) Entity Framework
17 16 (13.79%) Degree
17 16 (13.79%) SOA
18 15 (12.93%) TDD
19 14 (12.07%) Scrum
19 14 (12.07%) MSMQ
19 14 (12.07%) CQRS
20 13 (11.21%) Python

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 12 (10.34%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Azure
2 7 (6.03%) AWS
3 2 (1.72%) GitHub
3 2 (1.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.86%) npm
4 1 (0.86%) Slack
4 1 (0.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.76%) JIRA
2 9 (7.76%) ReSharper
3 8 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.45%) Selenium
5 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.59%) GitLab
7 2 (1.72%) JUnit
7 2 (1.72%) Maven
7 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.72%) NUnit
7 2 (1.72%) Postman
7 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.86%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.86%) MSI
8 1 (0.86%) TestLink
General
1 6 (5.17%) Law
2 5 (4.31%) Electronics
2 5 (4.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.72%) Automotive
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (75.00%) .NET
2 53 (45.69%) ASP.NET
3 49 (42.24%) CSS
3 49 (42.24%) HTML
4 28 (24.14%) .NET Framework
5 23 (19.83%) .NET Core
6 18 (15.52%) AngularJS
6 18 (15.52%) jQuery
6 18 (15.52%) LINQ
7 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (13.79%) Entity Framework
9 14 (12.07%) MSMQ
10 12 (10.34%) Kafka
10 12 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (10.34%) WinForms
10 12 (10.34%) WPF
11 11 (9.48%) React
12 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.03%) User Experience
4 6 (5.17%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.45%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.59%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.72%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.76%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Android
2 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (43.97%) MVC
2 29 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 22 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (13.79%) SOA
5 15 (12.93%) TDD
6 14 (12.07%) CQRS
6 14 (12.07%) Scrum
7 11 (9.48%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.62%) DevOps
8 10 (8.62%) Technical Debt
9 9 (7.76%) Microservices
9 9 (7.76%) Time Management
10 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
10 8 (6.90%) OO
11 7 (6.03%) BDD
11 7 (6.03%) SOLID
12 6 (5.17%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (83.62%) C#
2 61 (52.59%) JavaScript
3 47 (40.52%) SQL
4 22 (18.97%) Java
5 13 (11.21%) Python
6 12 (10.34%) C++
7 8 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.17%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.45%) Scala
10 2 (1.72%) Fortran
10 2 (1.72%) Java 8
10 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.72%) Perl
10 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.72%) VB
11 1 (0.86%) C
11 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.86%) PhD
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.72%) MIIS
3 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.31%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle
3 4 (3.45%) Telerik
3 4 (3.45%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.59%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) Okta
5 1 (0.86%) Remedy