Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 67 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 216 265 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.15% 4.03% 4.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 4.13% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 201 268 338
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £24,450
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5062 6423 7289
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.69% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4217 5081 5926
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,650 £23,935 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +29 92 £40,000 - 5
Leicestershire -8 48 £39,000 -8.24% 5
Northamptonshire +27 45 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Derbyshire -9 23 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Lincolnshire -10 10 £33,500 -16.25%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 151 (69.91%) C#
2 128 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 126 (58.33%) .NET
4 120 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (49.07%) HTML
6 102 (47.22%) CSS
7 84 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 79 (36.57%) ASP.NET
9 63 (29.17%) MVC
9 63 (29.17%) jQuery
10 60 (27.78%) Java
11 59 (27.31%) Degree
12 58 (26.85%) SQL
13 52 (24.07%) Software Engineering
14 49 (22.69%) Computer Science
15 48 (22.22%) TDD
15 48 (22.22%) Git (software)
16 43 (19.91%) HTML5
16 43 (19.91%) AngularJS
17 38 (17.59%) Scrum
18 35 (16.20%) CSS3
18 35 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (15.74%) ASP.NET Web API
20 33 (15.28%) C++
20 33 (15.28%) Python
21 32 (14.81%) Linux
22 31 (14.35%) Unit Testing
23 30 (13.89%) SDLC
24 29 (13.43%) Web Services
24 29 (13.43%) XML

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 (5.56%) Apache
2 6 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.39%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.93%) Hyperledger
4 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) EPLAN
2 1 (0.46%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.87%) GitHub
2 16 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.78%) Serverless
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.78%) HTTP
1 6 (2.78%) SMS
2 3 (1.39%) DAB
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) Profibus
3 2 (0.93%) RFID
4 1 (0.46%) Extranet
4 1 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.41%) MySQL
3 12 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.85%) Big Data
7 4 (1.85%) Hazelcast
7 4 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.93%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) GIS
10 1 (0.46%) QlikView
10 1 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.43%) Visual Studio
3 27 (12.50%) Subversion
4 10 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.24%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.24%) Mercurial
5 7 (3.24%) NUnit
6 6 (2.78%) Selenium
6 6 (2.78%) T4 Templates
7 4 (1.85%) JIRA
7 4 (1.85%) JUnit
8 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.39%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.93%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.93%) Grunt
10 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.46%) Moq
10 1 (0.46%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.46%) TestRail
10 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (12.96%) Finance
2 24 (11.11%) Electronics
3 22 (10.19%) Games
4 14 (6.48%) Retail
5 8 (3.70%) Legal
5 8 (3.70%) Marketing
5 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.24%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (58.33%) .NET
2 106 (49.07%) HTML
3 102 (47.22%) CSS
4 79 (36.57%) ASP.NET
5 63 (29.17%) jQuery
6 43 (19.91%) AngularJS
6 43 (19.91%) HTML5
7 35 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (16.20%) CSS3
8 34 (15.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (13.43%) Web Services
9 29 (13.43%) XML
10 28 (12.96%) .NET Framework
11 23 (10.65%) REST
12 22 (10.19%) Ajax
13 20 (9.26%) JSON
14 17 (7.87%) Spring
14 17 (7.87%) WPF
15 16 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.69%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.65%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 15 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (6.02%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.02%) User Experience
6 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.17%) Fintech
8 3 (1.39%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.93%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.93%) FMCG
9 2 (0.93%) SCADA
10 1 (0.46%) Arduino
10 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.46%) GPGPU
10 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.46%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.81%) Linux
2 17 (7.87%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (6.02%) Android
4 12 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.56%) Windows
5 7 (3.24%) Unix
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.17%) MVC
3 52 (24.07%) Software Engineering
4 48 (22.22%) TDD
5 38 (17.59%) Scrum
6 31 (14.35%) Unit Testing
7 30 (13.89%) SDLC
8 28 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.57%) Mathematics
10 23 (10.65%) Test Automation
10 23 (10.65%) Web Development
11 21 (9.72%) OO
12 20 (9.26%) Physics
13 18 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (7.87%) Collaborative Working
14 17 (7.87%) Machine Learning
15 16 (7.41%) Computer Vision
16 13 (6.02%) Mentoring
17 12 (5.56%) Android Development
17 12 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (69.91%) C#
2 128 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 60 (27.78%) Java
4 58 (26.85%) SQL
5 33 (15.28%) C++
5 33 (15.28%) Python
6 21 (9.72%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.41%) PHP
8 13 (6.02%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.63%) C
10 9 (4.17%) Perl
11 8 (3.70%) VB
12 7 (3.24%) Ruby
12 7 (3.24%) VB6
13 5 (2.31%) VBA
14 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.85%) Scala
15 3 (1.39%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.93%) Ada
16 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (27.31%) Degree
2 19 (8.80%) PhD
3 16 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.24%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.93%) HND
5 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (7.87%) Microsoft
1 17 (7.87%) Oracle
2 16 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.78%) Google
3 6 (2.78%) SAP
4 4 (1.85%) Twitter
5 3 (1.39%) Progress
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe
6 2 (0.93%) Siemens
7 1 (0.46%) Facebook
7 1 (0.46%) Sage
7 1 (0.46%) Xero
7 1 (0.46%) Zend