Period
to 4 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

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
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 746 1,829 3,254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 24.95% 25.05% 27.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.13% 26.14% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1,624 3,094
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 2,855 6,998 11,432
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.85% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,202 5,395 8,658
Median annual salary £45,100 £47,500 £46,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.05% +2.43% +3.06%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 0 262 £52,500 - 70
Cambridgeshire 0 216 £47,500 -5.00% 90
Essex 0 164 £37,500 -6.25% 31
Suffolk 0 46 £42,500 - 11
Bedfordshire -7 35 £40,000 -27.27% 16
Norfolk -5 23 £42,500 +16.75% 13
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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.

1 359 (48.12%) JavaScript
2 344 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (42.36%) C#
4 288 (38.61%) .NET
5 282 (37.80%) SQL
6 278 (37.27%) HTML
7 252 (33.78%) CSS
8 203 (27.21%) AngularJS
9 182 (24.40%) SQL Server
10 170 (22.79%) Git (software)
11 166 (22.25%) Azure
12 145 (19.44%) Java
13 137 (18.36%) PHP
14 136 (18.23%) MVC
15 133 (17.83%) ASP.NET
16 119 (15.95%) Web Development
17 118 (15.82%) React
18 116 (15.55%) Degree
18 116 (15.55%) HTML5
18 116 (15.55%) Microsoft
19 113 (15.15%) Scrum
20 102 (13.67%) Linux
20 102 (13.67%) jQuery
20 102 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
21 101 (13.54%) RESTful
22 99 (13.27%) AWS
23 97 (13.00%) DevOps
24 95 (12.73%) Docker
25 94 (12.60%) User Experience
26 88 (11.80%) Continuous Integration

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 30 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (3.35%) Apache
3 23 (3.08%) CMS
4 22 (2.95%) Confluence
5 17 (2.28%) IIS
5 17 (2.28%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (1.61%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.47%) WordPress
9 6 (0.80%) nginx
10 5 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.67%) Luigi
10 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.54%) Mule
11 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.27%) JBoss
12 2 (0.27%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.94%) Sketch
4 5 (0.67%) InVision
4 5 (0.67%) Zeplin
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Magento
2 5 (0.67%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.54%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Maximo
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 166 (22.25%) Azure
2 99 (13.27%) AWS
3 29 (3.89%) SaaS
4 28 (3.75%) Serverless
5 23 (3.08%) Power Platform
6 21 (2.82%) GCP
7 14 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (1.88%) CloudBees
7 14 (1.88%) OpenShift
8 12 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.07%) npm
11 7 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.67%) Logic Apps
13 5 (0.67%) PaaS
14 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.88%) HTTP
2 4 (0.54%) InfiniBand
2 4 (0.54%) Internet
2 4 (0.54%) Wireless
3 3 (0.40%) Intranet
3 3 (0.40%) MQTT
4 2 (0.27%) Skype
4 2 (0.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.13%) 5G
5 1 (0.13%) DHCP
5 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.13%) Tactical Data Link
5 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (24.40%) SQL Server
2 79 (10.59%) MySQL
3 58 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (5.09%) Relational Database
7 32 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (3.62%) NoSQL
10 24 (3.22%) MongoDB
11 22 (2.95%) Power BI
11 22 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (2.14%) Text Mining
13 15 (2.01%) Oracle Database
13 15 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.61%) Big Data
15 11 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
16 10 (1.34%) MS Access
17 9 (1.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 170 (22.79%) Git (software)
2 67 (8.98%) JIRA
3 63 (8.45%) Jenkins
4 39 (5.23%) Visual Studio
5 25 (3.35%) webpack
6 22 (2.95%) Maven
7 21 (2.82%) Grunt
8 20 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (2.41%) gulp
10 16 (2.14%) PHPUnit
11 15 (2.01%) Bitbucket
12 14 (1.88%) Subversion
12 14 (1.88%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.61%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.47%) Gradle
14 11 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (1.21%) Selenium
16 8 (1.07%) Cypress.io
16 8 (1.07%) Mocha
17 7 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (8.85%) Finance
2 59 (7.91%) Retail
3 31 (4.16%) Games
4 21 (2.82%) Marketing
5 13 (1.74%) Public Sector
6 12 (1.61%) Law
7 11 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.67%) Back Office
10 5 (0.67%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
11 3 (0.40%) Police
11 3 (0.40%) Social Housing
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (38.61%) .NET
2 278 (37.27%) HTML
3 252 (33.78%) CSS
4 203 (27.21%) AngularJS
5 133 (17.83%) ASP.NET
6 118 (15.82%) React
7 116 (15.55%) HTML5
8 102 (13.67%) jQuery
9 101 (13.54%) RESTful
10 87 (11.66%) .NET Core
11 84 (11.26%) Web Services
12 82 (10.99%) CSS3
12 82 (10.99%) Node.js
13 62 (8.31%) Vue.js
14 60 (8.04%) .NET Framework
14 60 (8.04%) REST
15 59 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 55 (7.37%) Sass
17 53 (7.10%) Laravel
18 49 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.60%) User Experience
2 43 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 31 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.49%) Life Science
7 12 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.47%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.21%) FMCG
10 9 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.07%) Animation
11 8 (1.07%) NHS
12 7 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.80%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.67%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.67%) EPoS
14 5 (0.67%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 102 (13.67%) Linux
2 43 (5.76%) Windows
3 18 (2.41%) Android
4 16 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.21%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.94%) Unix
7 6 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (18.23%) MVC
3 119 (15.95%) Web Development
4 113 (15.15%) Scrum
5 102 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
6 97 (13.00%) DevOps
7 88 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (11.13%) Front End Development
9 76 (10.19%) TDD
10 75 (10.05%) Software Engineering
11 61 (8.18%) Computer Science
12 60 (8.04%) E-Commerce
13 58 (7.77%) OO
14 53 (7.10%) Analytics
14 53 (7.10%) Unit Testing
15 46 (6.17%) Microservices
16 45 (6.03%) Machine Learning
17 44 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (5.50%) Open Source
19 38 (5.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 359 (48.12%) JavaScript
2 316 (42.36%) C#
3 282 (37.80%) SQL
4 145 (19.44%) Java
5 137 (18.36%) PHP
6 81 (10.86%) Python
7 71 (9.52%) TypeScript
8 56 (7.51%) C++
9 44 (5.90%) T-SQL
10 24 (3.22%) PHP 7
11 23 (3.08%) Java 8
12 16 (2.14%) VB
12 16 (2.14%) VBA
13 15 (2.01%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.74%) ES6
14 13 (1.74%) Scala
15 11 (1.47%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.47%) Ruby
16 9 (1.21%) Rust
17 8 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 116 (15.55%) Degree
2 53 (7.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.80%) MBCS
6 4 (0.54%) ISEB
7 3 (0.40%) PhD
8 2 (0.27%) HND
8 2 (0.27%) MCITP
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.49%) QA
2 8 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.94%) GDPR
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (12.73%) Docker
2 4 (0.54%) GPFS
2 4 (0.54%) Lustre
2 4 (0.54%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (5.09%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.88%) Terraform
3 13 (1.74%) Ansible
4 11 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.80%) Puppet
6 2 (0.27%) MOM
7 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.50%) Oracle
3 28 (3.75%) IBM
4 26 (3.49%) Google
5 11 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.47%) Talend
6 8 (1.07%) Zend
7 7 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 7 (0.94%) Tableau
7 7 (0.94%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.67%) Databricks
8 5 (0.67%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.54%) Apple
9 4 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.54%) hybris
9 4 (0.54%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.54%) Percona
10 3 (0.40%) Optimizely
10 3 (0.40%) PTC
10 3 (0.40%) TIBCO