Period
to 28 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

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
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 709 1,539 2,568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 28.06% 25.27% 27.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.33% 26.43% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1,359 2,439
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,450
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2,417 5,824 9,145
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.62% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,780 4,257 7,018
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,139
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.23% -4.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

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 28 January 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +4 258 £50,000 - 96
Essex 0 197 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Hertfordshire -2 133 £47,500 -9.52% 77
Bedfordshire +6 65 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Suffolk 0 29 £47,500 +11.76% 24
Norfolk -2 27 £40,000 - 18
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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.

1 411 (57.97%) JavaScript
2 282 (39.77%) CSS
3 281 (39.63%) HTML
4 275 (38.79%) C#
5 266 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (32.86%) SQL
7 214 (30.18%) .NET
8 195 (27.50%) Git (software)
9 157 (22.14%) AngularJS
10 143 (20.17%) SQL Server
11 142 (20.03%) Azure
12 138 (19.46%) MVC
13 135 (19.04%) Java
14 132 (18.62%) Node.js
15 131 (18.48%) React
16 124 (17.49%) Scrum
17 121 (17.07%) DevOps
18 118 (16.64%) Web Development
19 110 (15.51%) PHP
20 106 (14.95%) ASP.NET
21 104 (14.67%) Degree
21 104 (14.67%) REST
22 96 (13.54%) Microsoft
23 95 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
24 92 (12.98%) User Experience
25 91 (12.83%) HTML5
26 86 (12.13%) Vue.js
27 85 (11.99%) Web Services
28 84 (11.85%) Software Engineering
29 80 (11.28%) AWS

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 19 (2.68%) WordPress
2 17 (2.40%) CMS
3 11 (1.55%) IIS
3 11 (1.55%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.27%) Apache
4 9 (1.27%) Drupal
4 9 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.71%) Confluence
7 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.56%) Luigi
9 3 (0.42%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.28%) nginx
10 2 (0.28%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.56%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) Figma
5 2 (0.28%) Sketch
6 1 (0.14%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.13%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.13%) Shopify
3 5 (0.71%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 142 (20.03%) Azure
2 80 (11.28%) AWS
3 38 (5.36%) Power Platform
3 38 (5.36%) SaaS
4 34 (4.80%) Serverless
5 24 (3.39%) GitHub
6 20 (2.82%) Amazon ECS
7 19 (2.68%) Amazon EKS
8 18 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (1.69%) GCP
9 12 (1.69%) npm
10 11 (1.55%) PaaS
11 9 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.85%) Logic Apps
13 5 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.71%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle CX
14 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.12%) Internet
2 5 (0.71%) Broadband
3 4 (0.56%) HTTP
4 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.42%) Wireless
5 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.28%) MQTT
5 2 (0.28%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.14%) 5G
6 1 (0.14%) AMQP
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) RFID
6 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 73 (10.30%) MySQL
3 71 (10.01%) Relational Database
4 43 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (4.65%) Power BI
9 30 (4.23%) MongoDB
10 25 (3.53%) NoSQL
11 22 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (2.68%) Redis
13 15 (2.12%) Tableau
14 12 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.27%) Big Data
16 6 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (0.71%) Tableau Server
18 4 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
18 4 (0.56%) Azkaban
18 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 195 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.62%) Jenkins
3 37 (5.22%) Visual Studio
4 32 (4.51%) webpack
5 31 (4.37%) JIRA
6 29 (4.09%) NUnit
7 22 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.12%) gulp
9 14 (1.97%) Maven
9 14 (1.97%) Selenium
10 10 (1.41%) Grunt
11 8 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.13%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.99%) Gradle
12 7 (0.99%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.85%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.85%) JUnit
13 6 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (8.46%) Finance
2 27 (3.81%) Public Sector
3 22 (3.10%) Games
4 20 (2.82%) Marketing
5 9 (1.27%) Retail
6 8 (1.13%) Back Office
6 8 (1.13%) Law
7 7 (0.99%) German Language
7 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.71%) Police
8 5 (0.71%) Publishing
9 3 (0.42%) Automotive
9 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) iGaming
10 1 (0.14%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (39.77%) CSS
2 281 (39.63%) HTML
3 214 (30.18%) .NET
4 157 (22.14%) AngularJS
5 132 (18.62%) Node.js
6 131 (18.48%) React
7 106 (14.95%) ASP.NET
8 104 (14.67%) REST
9 91 (12.83%) HTML5
10 86 (12.13%) Vue.js
11 85 (11.99%) Web Services
12 77 (10.86%) jQuery
13 69 (9.73%) RESTful
14 65 (9.17%) Spring
15 56 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (7.48%) Laravel
17 48 (6.77%) JSON
18 46 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 46 (6.49%) CSS3
19 43 (6.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.98%) User Experience
2 33 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 31 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.13%) Animation
7 8 (1.13%) Life Science
8 7 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 7 (0.99%) BBC
8 7 (0.99%) STB
9 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.71%) NHS
10 5 (0.71%) Robotics
11 4 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.32%) Linux
2 32 (4.51%) Android
3 28 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.39%) Windows
5 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.56%) Unix
7 3 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Debian
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (19.46%) MVC
3 124 (17.49%) Scrum
4 121 (17.07%) DevOps
5 118 (16.64%) Web Development
6 95 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (11.85%) Software Engineering
8 76 (10.72%) TDD
9 72 (10.16%) Microservices
10 62 (8.74%) Computer Science
11 60 (8.46%) Unit Testing
12 57 (8.04%) OO
13 55 (7.76%) Front End Development
14 53 (7.48%) SDLC
15 52 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (7.19%) BDD
17 44 (6.21%) Kanban
18 43 (6.06%) OOP
19 40 (5.64%) Artificial Intelligence
20 38 (5.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 411 (57.97%) JavaScript
2 275 (38.79%) C#
3 233 (32.86%) SQL
4 135 (19.04%) Java
5 110 (15.51%) PHP
6 77 (10.86%) Python
7 74 (10.44%) TypeScript
8 38 (5.36%) C++
9 31 (4.37%) T-SQL
10 29 (4.09%) Java 8
11 22 (3.10%) ES6
12 19 (2.68%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.40%) VBA
14 12 (1.69%) C
15 8 (1.13%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.56%) Perl
16 4 (0.56%) Scala
17 3 (0.42%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (14.67%) Degree
2 36 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.42%) PhD
8 2 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) MBCS
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.96%) QA
2 8 (1.13%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.13%) WCAG
3 5 (0.71%) GDPR
4 3 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (8.74%) Docker
2 5 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 31 (4.37%) Ansible
3 19 (2.68%) Terraform
4 3 (0.42%) Puppet
5 2 (0.28%) Plesk
Vendors
1 96 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.53%) Xamarin
3 23 (3.24%) Oracle
4 13 (1.83%) Sage
4 13 (1.83%) WSO2
4 13 (1.83%) Zend
5 10 (1.41%) JD Edwards
5 10 (1.41%) Pega
6 9 (1.27%) Google
6 9 (1.27%) IBM
7 7 (0.99%) Adobe
8 6 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.71%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.42%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.42%) Facebook
11 2 (0.28%) ANSYS
11 2 (0.28%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (0.28%) Informatica
12 1 (0.14%) Databricks