Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 229 236 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.29% 3.87% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 3.98% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 188 214 313
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £24,800
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,375 £52,500
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 5,203 5,931 6,670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 97.33% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,401 4,760 5,278
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £56,575
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -5 98 £40,000 - 24
Northamptonshire +33 43 £35,000 -17.65% 6
Leicestershire +4 42 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Derbyshire -13 32 £38,500 +10.00% 8
Lincolnshire -14 8 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 160 (69.87%) C#
2 131 (57.21%) JavaScript
3 125 (54.59%) .NET
4 115 (50.22%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (47.60%) CSS
6 102 (44.54%) HTML
7 97 (42.36%) SQL
8 87 (37.99%) SQL Server
9 79 (34.50%) MVC
10 78 (34.06%) ASP.NET
11 73 (31.88%) Java
12 65 (28.38%) jQuery
13 60 (26.20%) Software Engineering
14 51 (22.27%) Degree
15 50 (21.83%) Computer Science
16 49 (21.40%) TDD
17 46 (20.09%) Scrum
17 46 (20.09%) Git (software)
18 44 (19.21%) C++
19 42 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
20 41 (17.90%) OO
21 38 (16.59%) AngularJS
22 36 (15.72%) Web Services
22 36 (15.72%) RESTful
23 34 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
24 33 (14.41%) Linux
24 33 (14.41%) SDLC
24 33 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
25 32 (13.97%) Microsoft
25 32 (13.97%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.49%) Apache
3 4 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.31%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (1.31%) WordPress
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) EPLAN
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.37%) GitHub
2 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Serverless
4 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.18%) HTTP
2 4 (1.75%) SMS
3 3 (1.31%) DAB
4 2 (0.87%) Internet
4 2 (0.87%) Profibus
4 2 (0.87%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (37.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.42%) MySQL
3 15 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.93%) Big Data
4 9 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.62%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.75%) Hazelcast
6 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.31%) GIS
7 3 (1.31%) OLAP
7 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.87%) HBase
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.79%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.73%) Subversion
4 19 (8.30%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.55%) JIRA
6 11 (4.80%) NUnit
7 9 (3.93%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.49%) Maven
8 8 (3.49%) Selenium
9 7 (3.06%) MSTest
10 6 (2.62%) Gatling
10 6 (2.62%) Gradle
11 5 (2.18%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.18%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.75%) JMeter
12 4 (1.75%) JUnit
12 4 (1.75%) T4 Templates
12 4 (1.75%) Zephyr
13 3 (1.31%) Protractor
General
1 28 (12.23%) Finance
2 24 (10.48%) Retail
3 11 (4.80%) Games
4 8 (3.49%) Electronics
5 6 (2.62%) Automotive
5 6 (2.62%) Banking
6 5 (2.18%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.18%) Marketing
6 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.31%) Legal
9 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (54.59%) .NET
2 109 (47.60%) CSS
3 102 (44.54%) HTML
4 78 (34.06%) ASP.NET
5 65 (28.38%) jQuery
6 42 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (16.59%) AngularJS
8 36 (15.72%) RESTful
8 36 (15.72%) Web Services
9 32 (13.97%) .NET Framework
10 31 (13.54%) XML
11 29 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (11.79%) Ajax
12 27 (11.79%) HTML5
13 25 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 22 (9.61%) CSS3
15 18 (7.86%) REST
16 17 (7.42%) JSON
17 16 (6.99%) LINQ
17 16 (6.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.83%) Computer Science
2 33 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.68%) NHS
4 9 (3.93%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.93%) Fintech
4 9 (3.93%) User Experience
5 8 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.62%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.87%) CAN bus
8 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.87%) GPGPU
8 2 (0.87%) SCADA
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.44%) iSeries
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.41%) Linux
2 11 (4.80%) Android
2 11 (4.80%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (3.06%) Windows
5 5 (2.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (50.22%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (34.50%) MVC
3 60 (26.20%) Software Engineering
4 49 (21.40%) TDD
5 46 (20.09%) Scrum
6 41 (17.90%) OO
7 33 (14.41%) SDLC
8 32 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (13.54%) Test Automation
10 26 (11.35%) BDD
11 20 (8.73%) Unit Testing
12 17 (7.42%) Mathematics
12 17 (7.42%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.99%) OOP
13 16 (6.99%) Web Development
14 15 (6.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (6.55%) Machine Learning
14 15 (6.55%) Microservices
14 15 (6.55%) MVVM
15 13 (5.68%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 160 (69.87%) C#
2 131 (57.21%) JavaScript
3 97 (42.36%) SQL
4 73 (31.88%) Java
5 44 (19.21%) C++
6 31 (13.54%) T-SQL
7 27 (11.79%) VB.NET
8 25 (10.92%) Python
9 12 (5.24%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.80%) PHP
10 11 (4.80%) Scala
11 9 (3.93%) C
11 9 (3.93%) VB
11 9 (3.93%) VB6
12 7 (3.06%) Perl
13 6 (2.62%) VBA
14 5 (2.18%) Smalltalk
15 4 (1.75%) Ruby
15 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (22.27%) Degree
2 9 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (3.93%) Sun Certification
3 8 (3.49%) PhD
4 3 (1.31%) HND
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) QA
2 9 (3.93%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) GCP
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (6.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.30%) Oracle
3 16 (6.99%) Xamarin
4 15 (6.55%) Google
5 3 (1.31%) Twitter
6 2 (0.87%) SAP
6 2 (0.87%) Siemens
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.44%) HP
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.44%) Zend