Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,178 3,958 3,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.60% 32.71% 27.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.50% 33.66% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,765 3,585 3,509
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11,151 11,759 13,011
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.18% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8,351 9,533 10,945
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the East of England

Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Developer in the East of England

Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in the East of England

Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Hertfordshire 0 1,242 £47,500 +5.56% 133
Cambridgeshire -1 936 £45,000 +5.88% 249
Essex 0 459 £42,500 -5.56% 69
Suffolk 0 228 £43,500 +8.75% 49
Bedfordshire -4 211 £47,500 +8.57% 28
Norfolk 0 103 £38,000 +15.15% 55
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 of England region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1,510 (47.51%) C#
2 1,400 (44.05%) .NET
3 1,356 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1,282 (40.34%) JavaScript
5 1,144 (36.00%) SQL
6 982 (30.90%) HTML
7 977 (30.74%) SQL Server
8 873 (27.47%) CSS
9 828 (26.05%) Java
10 793 (24.95%) MVC
11 721 (22.69%) ASP.NET
12 711 (22.37%) AngularJS
13 654 (20.58%) TDD
14 526 (16.55%) Microsoft
15 491 (15.45%) jQuery
16 490 (15.42%) Software Engineering
17 471 (14.82%) Git (software)
18 456 (14.35%) Web Services
19 454 (14.29%) OO
20 443 (13.94%) Degree
21 419 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
22 401 (12.62%) Web Development
23 390 (12.27%) Computer Science
24 376 (11.83%) HTML5
25 375 (11.80%) Python
26 370 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
27 354 (11.14%) RESTful
28 344 (10.82%) Scrum
29 338 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
30 332 (10.45%) .NET Framework

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 91 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 86 (2.71%) WebSphere
3 75 (2.36%) CMS
4 72 (2.27%) JBoss
4 72 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 65 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 50 (1.57%) WordPress
7 48 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 41 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 38 (1.20%) Confluence
10 37 (1.16%) Apache
10 37 (1.16%) Drupal
11 31 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
12 28 (0.88%) Apache Spark
12 28 (0.88%) Umbraco
13 24 (0.76%) IIS
14 23 (0.72%) OpenStack
15 17 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (0.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 63 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.31%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.25%) InVision
6 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (0.22%) HipChat
8 5 (0.16%) GIMP
8 5 (0.16%) InDesign
9 3 (0.094%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.063%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.063%) Weka
11 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.031%) Simulink
11 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.031%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
2 35 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
4 26 (0.82%) Magento
5 13 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
7 9 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
8 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.19%) Maximo
10 3 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.063%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.063%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.063%) OpenCart
12 1 (0.031%) Movex
12 1 (0.031%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 370 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 291 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (2.17%) GitHub
4 61 (1.92%) SaaS
5 41 (1.29%) Office 365
6 26 (0.82%) OpenShift
7 23 (0.72%) npm
8 19 (0.60%) Serverless
9 18 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.25%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.22%) Boomi
15 7 (0.22%) Dropbox
16 6 (0.19%) Google Play
17 5 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
18 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 4 (0.13%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.61%) HTTP
2 37 (1.16%) Internet
3 36 (1.13%) SMS
4 23 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.44%) SSL
6 13 (0.41%) Broadband
7 12 (0.38%) Skype
8 8 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.25%) VPN
9 6 (0.19%) Intranet
10 5 (0.16%) DNS
11 4 (0.13%) Firewall
11 4 (0.13%) IPv6
11 4 (0.13%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.094%) Extranet
12 3 (0.094%) Hyperconnected
12 3 (0.094%) Wireless
13 2 (0.063%) FTP
13 2 (0.063%) OpenFlow
13 2 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 977 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 207 (6.51%) MySQL
3 201 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 200 (6.29%) NoSQL
5 186 (5.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 173 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 159 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 153 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 89 (2.80%) Big Data
10 87 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 84 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
12 79 (2.49%) Power BI
13 74 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
14 51 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 50 (1.57%) Oracle Database
15 50 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 48 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (1.04%) RavenDB
18 30 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
19 25 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 471 (14.82%) Git (software)
2 241 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 150 (4.72%) JIRA
4 113 (3.56%) Jenkins
5 102 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 101 (3.18%) NUnit
7 93 (2.93%) Subversion
8 79 (2.49%) Selenium
9 70 (2.20%) Maven
10 66 (2.08%) JUnit
11 61 (1.92%) gulp
12 57 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 54 (1.70%) Jasmine
14 48 (1.51%) webpack
15 45 (1.42%) Eclipse
16 43 (1.35%) Vagrant
17 38 (1.20%) Grunt
18 35 (1.10%) Cucumber
18 35 (1.10%) ReSharper
19 34 (1.07%) LabVIEW
General
1 316 (9.94%) Finance
2 177 (5.57%) Retail
3 137 (4.31%) Games
4 121 (3.81%) Marketing
5 93 (2.93%) Advertising
6 70 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 51 (1.60%) Automotive
8 45 (1.42%) Back Office
9 32 (1.01%) Legal
9 32 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 24 (0.76%) Aerospace
10 24 (0.76%) Banking
11 15 (0.47%) Publishing
12 13 (0.41%) Law
13 11 (0.35%) Electronics
13 11 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.16%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.13%) Military
17 3 (0.094%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,400 (44.05%) .NET
2 982 (30.90%) HTML
3 873 (27.47%) CSS
4 721 (22.69%) ASP.NET
5 711 (22.37%) AngularJS
6 491 (15.45%) jQuery
7 456 (14.35%) Web Services
8 419 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 376 (11.83%) HTML5
10 354 (11.14%) RESTful
11 338 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 332 (10.45%) .NET Framework
13 272 (8.56%) Spring
14 268 (8.43%) XML
15 266 (8.37%) React
16 234 (7.36%) Node.js
17 232 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 225 (7.08%) REST
19 211 (6.64%) CSS3
20 202 (6.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 390 (12.27%) Computer Science
2 241 (7.58%) User Experience
3 206 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
4 176 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
5 151 (4.75%) Mobile App
6 129 (4.06%) Algorithms
7 92 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
8 89 (2.80%) Fintech
9 66 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
10 56 (1.76%) Robotics
11 44 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 38 (1.20%) Life Science
13 26 (0.82%) AS400
13 26 (0.82%) iSeries
14 25 (0.79%) Smartphone
15 23 (0.72%) Private Cloud
16 19 (0.60%) Social Media
17 18 (0.57%) Acoustics
18 17 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
18 17 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 253 (7.96%) Linux
2 227 (7.14%) Windows
3 109 (3.43%) Apple iOS
4 104 (3.27%) Android
5 66 (2.08%) Unix
6 23 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.28%) Debian
8 9 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.25%) Solaris
10 6 (0.19%) HPUX
11 5 (0.16%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.063%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.031%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,356 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 793 (24.95%) MVC
3 654 (20.58%) TDD
4 490 (15.42%) Software Engineering
5 454 (14.29%) OO
6 401 (12.62%) Web Development
7 344 (10.82%) Scrum
8 324 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
9 291 (9.16%) Front End Development
10 270 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
11 238 (7.49%) DevOps
12 237 (7.46%) SDLC
13 232 (7.30%) Web Application Development
14 228 (7.17%) BDD
15 227 (7.14%) Mathematics
16 220 (6.92%) E-Commerce
17 215 (6.77%) Unit Testing
18 199 (6.26%) Microservices
19 188 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
20 166 (5.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,510 (47.51%) C#
2 1,282 (40.34%) JavaScript
3 1,144 (36.00%) SQL
4 828 (26.05%) Java
5 375 (11.80%) Python
6 286 (9.00%) C++
7 247 (7.77%) PHP
8 230 (7.24%) T-SQL
9 167 (5.25%) C
10 143 (4.50%) TypeScript
11 108 (3.40%) Java 8
12 98 (3.08%) Ruby
13 97 (3.05%) Scala
14 90 (2.83%) VB.NET
15 65 (2.05%) PL/SQL
16 63 (1.98%) ES6
17 51 (1.60%) PowerShell
18 46 (1.45%) VBA
19 43 (1.35%) Delphi
20 41 (1.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 443 (13.94%) Degree
2 223 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 67 (2.11%) PhD
4 29 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 27 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
6 22 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.31%) HND
9 4 (0.13%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.13%) MCSD
10 3 (0.094%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.063%) MCPD
11 2 (0.063%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.031%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.031%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.031%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (2.27%) QA
2 20 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.47%) GCP
5 11 (0.35%) SLA
6 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.063%) WAI
7 1 (0.031%) JTAG
7 1 (0.031%) PMO
System Software
1 164 (5.16%) Docker
2 19 (0.60%) Firmware
3 15 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.16%) HDFS
6 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.031%) LXC
8 1 (0.031%) Squid
8 1 (0.031%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 58 (1.83%) Kubernetes
2 54 (1.70%) Kibana
3 33 (1.04%) Ansible
4 23 (0.72%) Terraform
5 19 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 18 (0.57%) WSUS
7 14 (0.44%) Puppet
8 12 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.28%) Consul
9 9 (0.28%) Graphite
10 7 (0.22%) Packer
11 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.094%) Grafana
12 3 (0.094%) Oozie
13 2 (0.063%) CA Service Virtualization
13 2 (0.063%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.031%) logstash
14 1 (0.031%) Nagios
14 1 (0.031%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.031%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 526 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 211 (6.64%) Oracle
3 106 (3.34%) Google
4 62 (1.95%) Xamarin
5 54 (1.70%) WorldPay
6 46 (1.45%) IBM
7 44 (1.38%) Facebook
8 32 (1.01%) Adobe
9 29 (0.91%) Capita
9 29 (0.91%) SAP
10 26 (0.82%) Talend
11 23 (0.72%) VMware
12 22 (0.69%) Sitecore
12 22 (0.69%) Tableau
13 20 (0.63%) Cognos
14 18 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (0.53%) MuleSoft
15 17 (0.53%) New Relic
16 13 (0.41%) WSO2
17 12 (0.38%) hybris