Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 63 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 208 208 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.42% 4.13% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.54% 4.24% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 179 214 302
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,550 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,988 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 4,577 4,900 6,369
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 97.36% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,692 4,108 5,040
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,876 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +3 61 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Leicestershire -8 53 £40,000 +2.56% 16
Northamptonshire +4 52 £40,000 +33.33% 15
Derbyshire +2 26 £40,000 +3.90% 6
Lincolnshire +11 13 £40,000 - 6
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 168 (80.77%) C#
2 163 (78.37%) .NET
3 137 (65.87%) JavaScript
4 111 (53.37%) ASP.NET
5 110 (52.88%) HTML
6 104 (50.00%) MVC
7 102 (49.04%) CSS
8 100 (48.08%) SQL
9 98 (47.12%) SQL Server
10 87 (41.83%) Microsoft
11 79 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (37.02%) AngularJS
13 75 (36.06%) jQuery
14 61 (29.33%) Software Engineering
15 54 (25.96%) .NET Framework
16 53 (25.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 52 (25.00%) Scrum
18 46 (22.12%) T-SQL
19 44 (21.15%) Web Development
20 41 (19.71%) HTML5
21 40 (19.23%) Git (software)
22 39 (18.75%) Ajax
23 32 (15.38%) JSON
23 32 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
24 31 (14.90%) Java
24 31 (14.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 28 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
26 27 (12.98%) Razor View Engine
27 26 (12.50%) QA
28 25 (12.02%) Visual Studio

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 9 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.85%) Confluence
2 8 (3.85%) WordPress
3 7 (3.37%) IIS
4 6 (2.88%) Apache
5 3 (1.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) G Suite
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.37%) HTTP
2 2 (0.96%) DNS
2 2 (0.96%) SMS
3 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (47.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.33%) MySQL
3 9 (4.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (4.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.48%) GIS
8 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 40 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (12.02%) Visual Studio
4 18 (8.65%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.29%) JIRA
6 10 (4.81%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (4.33%) JUnit
8 8 (3.85%) Gatling
9 7 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.37%) NUnit
10 6 (2.88%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.88%) EasyMock
10 6 (2.88%) Gradle
10 6 (2.88%) Maven
11 5 (2.40%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.92%) Selenium
12 4 (1.92%) Xcode
13 3 (1.44%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.44%) JMeter
General
1 23 (11.06%) Retail
2 18 (8.65%) Finance
3 7 (3.37%) Banking
4 4 (1.92%) Automotive
4 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.96%) Electronics
5 2 (0.96%) Law
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (78.37%) .NET
2 111 (53.37%) ASP.NET
3 110 (52.88%) HTML
4 102 (49.04%) CSS
5 77 (37.02%) AngularJS
6 75 (36.06%) jQuery
7 54 (25.96%) .NET Framework
8 53 (25.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (19.71%) HTML5
10 39 (18.75%) Ajax
11 32 (15.38%) JSON
12 31 (14.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (12.98%) Razor View Engine
15 23 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (10.58%) React
16 22 (10.58%) Web Services
17 21 (10.10%) Sass
17 21 (10.10%) Spring
17 21 (10.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 16 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.85%) NHS
4 6 (2.88%) Wiki
5 5 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.92%) LIMS
6 4 (1.92%) User Experience
7 3 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.44%) Fintech
8 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.65%) Linux
2 15 (7.21%) Windows
3 6 (2.88%) CentOS
3 6 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.40%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.40%) Unix
5 4 (1.92%) Android
6 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (50.00%) MVC
2 79 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (29.33%) Software Engineering
4 52 (25.00%) Scrum
5 44 (21.15%) Web Development
6 25 (12.02%) OO
6 25 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (10.10%) DevOps
7 21 (10.10%) Test Automation
8 18 (8.65%) Progressive Web App
9 16 (7.69%) TDD
10 15 (7.21%) Migration
11 14 (6.73%) Open Source
12 13 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.77%) Information Management
13 12 (5.77%) SDET
13 12 (5.77%) SDLC
14 11 (5.29%) OOP
15 10 (4.81%) Front End Development
15 10 (4.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 168 (80.77%) C#
2 137 (65.87%) JavaScript
3 100 (48.08%) SQL
4 46 (22.12%) T-SQL
5 31 (14.90%) Java
6 20 (9.62%) VB.NET
7 15 (7.21%) C++
7 15 (7.21%) PHP
8 14 (6.73%) Python
9 8 (3.85%) C
10 7 (3.37%) Ruby
10 7 (3.37%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.92%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.44%) VBA
13 2 (0.96%) Go
13 2 (0.96%) Perl
14 1 (0.48%) ABAP
14 1 (0.48%) ES6
14 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MBCS
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.50%) QA
2 6 (2.88%) SLA
3 3 (1.44%) PMO
4 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (6.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Kibana
2 1 (0.48%) logstash
Vendors
1 87 (41.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.81%) Google
2 10 (4.81%) Telerik
3 7 (3.37%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.40%) Oracle
6 3 (1.44%) SAP
6 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.44%) Twitter
7 1 (0.48%) Atmel
7 1 (0.48%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.48%) Tableau
7 1 (0.48%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) Zend