Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 58 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 188 208 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.78% 4.42% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 4.55% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 159 179 213
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,550 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 3,797 4,574 4,857
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.24% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,202 3,695 4,071
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 October 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 October 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
Nottinghamshire +9 81 £43,750 +2.94% 25
Leicestershire -3 44 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Northamptonshire +12 33 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Derbyshire +2 27 £38,750 -3.13% 18
Lincolnshire -5 3 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 154 (81.91%) C#
2 143 (76.06%) .NET
3 125 (66.49%) JavaScript
4 95 (50.53%) CSS
5 89 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (46.28%) HTML
7 82 (43.62%) MVC
8 78 (41.49%) ASP.NET
9 75 (39.89%) SQL
10 58 (30.85%) SQL Server
11 54 (28.72%) AngularJS
12 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
12 45 (23.94%) .NET Core
13 40 (21.28%) Degree
14 38 (20.21%) Azure
15 37 (19.68%) .NET Framework
16 36 (19.15%) Visual Studio
17 34 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (17.55%) AWS
19 32 (17.02%) jQuery
19 32 (17.02%) DevOps
20 29 (15.43%) Test Automation
21 28 (14.89%) Java
22 26 (13.83%) Computer Science Degree
23 25 (13.30%) Software Engineering
23 25 (13.30%) React
24 24 (12.77%) Web Development
25 23 (12.23%) Computer Science
26 22 (11.70%) Node.js
27 21 (11.17%) SDLC

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 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.13%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.06%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.21%) Azure
2 33 (17.55%) AWS
3 8 (4.26%) SaaS
4 7 (3.72%) GitHub
5 6 (3.19%) Serverless
6 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.53%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.53%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (30.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.98%) MySQL
3 13 (6.91%) Amazon Aurora
4 5 (2.66%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.06%) Big Data
7 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.06%) SQLite
8 1 (0.53%) Firebird
8 1 (0.53%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.98%) JIRA
3 12 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (5.85%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.32%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.32%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.72%) Subversion
7 6 (3.19%) Gatling
7 6 (3.19%) Gradle
7 6 (3.19%) Maven
7 6 (3.19%) Protractor
7 6 (3.19%) Selenium
8 5 (2.66%) webpack
9 4 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.60%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.06%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.53%) Bazaar
12 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (10.11%) Finance
2 14 (7.45%) Retail
3 5 (2.66%) Marketing
4 4 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.13%) Law
5 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (76.06%) .NET
2 95 (50.53%) CSS
3 87 (46.28%) HTML
4 78 (41.49%) ASP.NET
5 54 (28.72%) AngularJS
6 45 (23.94%) .NET Core
7 37 (19.68%) .NET Framework
8 34 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (17.02%) jQuery
10 25 (13.30%) React
11 22 (11.70%) Node.js
12 20 (10.64%) RESTful
13 19 (10.11%) Web Services
14 17 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (9.04%) WPF
15 14 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (6.38%) HTML5
17 11 (5.85%) RabbitMQ
18 10 (5.32%) SOAP
19 9 (4.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) User Experience
2 14 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (7.45%) Virtual Team
3 9 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.26%) Graphic Design
4 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.66%) NHS
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
10 1 (0.53%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.04%) Linux
2 11 (5.85%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.79%) Android
4 5 (2.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (43.62%) MVC
3 32 (17.02%) DevOps
4 29 (15.43%) Test Automation
5 25 (13.30%) Software Engineering
6 24 (12.77%) Web Development
7 23 (12.23%) Computer Science
8 21 (11.17%) SDLC
9 20 (10.64%) Scrum
10 18 (9.57%) BDD
11 14 (7.45%) TDD
12 13 (6.91%) BPMN
12 13 (6.91%) Epics
12 13 (6.91%) Microservices
12 13 (6.91%) Sprint Retrospective
12 13 (6.91%) Sprint Review
13 12 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (6.38%) SOA
14 11 (5.85%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (5.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (81.91%) C#
2 125 (66.49%) JavaScript
3 75 (39.89%) SQL
4 28 (14.89%) Java
5 20 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.98%) C++
6 15 (7.98%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.72%) C
8 5 (2.66%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.13%) Python
10 3 (1.60%) PHP
11 2 (1.06%) Go
11 2 (1.06%) Scala
11 2 (1.06%) VBScript
12 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 40 (21.28%) Degree
2 26 (13.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (5.32%) Docker
2 5 (2.66%) Firmware
3 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.26%) Xamarin
3 7 (3.72%) Adobe
4 5 (2.66%) Spotify
5 2 (1.06%) Apple
5 2 (1.06%) Google
5 2 (1.06%) IBM
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle
5 2 (1.06%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) Apiary
6 1 (0.53%) JDA
6 1 (0.53%) Red Box
6 1 (0.53%) Sage
6 1 (0.53%) SAP