Period
to 25 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 911 808 1,855
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 19.27% 25.16% 25.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.12% 26.34% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 657 654 1,528
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,375 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,050 £49,125
Median % change year-on-year +10.99% -8.30% +9.17%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 4,314 3,068 7,107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.24% 95.55% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,598 2,406 5,610
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,300 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.38% -4.63% +2.15%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,864 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 381 £50,000 +5.26% 126
Hertfordshire -2 222 £55,000 +4.76% 107
Essex 0 169 £50,750 +35.33% 73
Suffolk 0 52 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Norfolk +1 40 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Bedfordshire -9 38 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East Anglia - 7 £65,000 - 2
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 380 (41.71%) C#
2 379 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 350 (38.42%) SQL
4 308 (33.81%) .NET
5 260 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (23.16%) React
7 210 (23.05%) CSS
8 181 (19.87%) Social Skills
9 176 (19.32%) HTML
9 176 (19.32%) Java
10 168 (18.44%) Software Engineering
11 159 (17.45%) Git (software)
12 152 (16.68%) SQL Server
13 150 (16.47%) Azure
14 127 (13.94%) AngularJS
15 124 (13.61%) Front End Development
16 122 (13.39%) AWS
17 121 (13.28%) Node.js
18 119 (13.06%) Microservices
19 115 (12.62%) MVC
20 111 (12.18%) C++
20 111 (12.18%) Python
20 111 (12.18%) Degree
21 102 (11.20%) Linux
22 101 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
23 100 (10.98%) REST
24 98 (10.76%) Microsoft
25 97 (10.65%) PHP
25 97 (10.65%) Web Services
26 96 (10.54%) TypeScript

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 (3.29%) CMS
1 30 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.09%) WordPress
3 12 (1.32%) Apache
3 12 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.21%) Confluence
5 7 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.55%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.44%) Drupal
8 4 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.22%) nginx
10 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.11%) IIS
11 1 (0.11%) Kentico
11 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.54%) Simulink
3 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Sketch
5 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (1.32%) NetSuite
2 10 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.99%) Magento
4 6 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.66%) Shopify
5 2 (0.22%) Maximo
5 2 (0.22%) ProductWriter
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 150 (16.47%) Azure
2 122 (13.39%) AWS
3 36 (3.95%) Power Platform
4 32 (3.51%) GCP
5 29 (3.18%) Serverless
6 28 (3.07%) SaaS
7 24 (2.63%) Azure Service Bus
8 17 (1.87%) PaaS
9 16 (1.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 15 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (1.54%) Azure Functions
12 12 (1.32%) Azure Stack
12 12 (1.32%) Azure Storage
13 10 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.99%) npm
15 8 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
16 7 (0.77%) Microsoft 365
17 6 (0.66%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.32%) Intranet
2 6 (0.66%) HTTP
3 4 (0.44%) Broadband
4 2 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.11%) 5G
5 1 (0.11%) DHCP
5 1 (0.11%) Extranet
5 1 (0.11%) IPv4
5 1 (0.11%) SSL
5 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (16.68%) SQL Server
2 77 (8.45%) MySQL
3 68 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 53 (5.82%) NoSQL
5 42 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (3.84%) MongoDB
9 34 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (3.62%) Power BI
11 23 (2.52%) Redis
12 17 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.10%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.88%) Tableau
16 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 159 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.26%) JIRA
3 38 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 25 (2.74%) NUnit
5 20 (2.20%) GitLab
6 16 (1.76%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (1.32%) Subversion
9 11 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.10%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.99%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.88%) Gradle
12 8 (0.88%) Mocha
12 8 (0.88%) Selenium
13 5 (0.55%) Maven
13 5 (0.55%) Spock
14 4 (0.44%) Moq
15 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 181 (19.87%) Social Skills
2 94 (10.32%) Finance
3 40 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.40%) Marketing
5 29 (3.18%) Presentation Skills
5 29 (3.18%) Retail
6 27 (2.96%) Games
7 22 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
9 14 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.43%) Public Sector
10 13 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.43%) Wearables
11 12 (1.32%) Law
12 10 (1.10%) Electronics
13 7 (0.77%) Automotive
13 7 (0.77%) Back Office
14 6 (0.66%) German Language
15 5 (0.55%) Banking
16 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (33.81%) .NET
2 211 (23.16%) React
3 210 (23.05%) CSS
4 176 (19.32%) HTML
5 127 (13.94%) AngularJS
6 121 (13.28%) Node.js
7 100 (10.98%) REST
8 97 (10.65%) Web Services
9 79 (8.67%) HTML5
10 75 (8.23%) RESTful
11 74 (8.12%) ASP.NET
12 72 (7.90%) Vue.js
13 67 (7.35%) .NET Core
14 55 (6.04%) XML
15 49 (5.38%) .NET Framework
15 49 (5.38%) JSON
16 44 (4.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (4.72%) CSS3
18 41 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
19 39 (4.28%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.45%) Mobile App
2 51 (5.60%) User Experience
3 44 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 14 (1.54%) Life Science
7 12 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 8 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
8 8 (0.88%) Spread Betting
9 7 (0.77%) iPad
9 7 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.66%) Animation
10 6 (0.66%) BBC
10 6 (0.66%) STB
10 6 (0.66%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.55%) NHS
11 5 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 102 (11.20%) Linux
2 74 (8.12%) Android
3 36 (3.95%) Windows
4 29 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.21%) Unix
6 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.55%) Debian
7 5 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (18.44%) Software Engineering
3 124 (13.61%) Front End Development
4 119 (13.06%) Microservices
5 115 (12.62%) MVC
6 101 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (10.43%) Scrum
8 91 (9.99%) Computer Science
8 91 (9.99%) Web Development
9 86 (9.44%) TDD
10 81 (8.89%) DevOps
10 81 (8.89%) OO
11 76 (8.34%) SOLID
12 70 (7.68%) Fintech
13 65 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 63 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (6.15%) OOP
16 53 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (5.71%) SDLC
18 50 (5.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 380 (41.71%) C#
2 379 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 350 (38.42%) SQL
4 176 (19.32%) Java
5 111 (12.18%) C++
5 111 (12.18%) Python
6 97 (10.65%) PHP
7 96 (10.54%) TypeScript
8 47 (5.16%) C
8 47 (5.16%) T-SQL
9 35 (3.84%) Kotlin
10 32 (3.51%) VBA
11 26 (2.85%) PHP 7
12 21 (2.31%) Embedded C
12 21 (2.31%) Embedded C++
13 18 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.21%) Java 8
15 9 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.99%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (12.18%) Degree
2 59 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 18 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.88%) PhD
5 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.11%) ISEB
6 1 (0.11%) MBCS
6 1 (0.11%) MCAD
6 1 (0.11%) MCP
6 1 (0.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 18 (1.98%) QA
3 12 (1.32%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.33%) IEC 62304
4 3 (0.33%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.22%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.11%) Basel III
6 1 (0.11%) COREP
6 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (10.43%) Docker
2 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) Firmware
3 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.11%) NFS
4 1 (0.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 55 (6.04%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.87%) Terraform
3 10 (1.10%) Ansible
3 10 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.44%) FlexNet
5 3 (0.33%) Mesos
6 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.11%) Icinga
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 98 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.85%) Sage
3 25 (2.74%) Zend
4 23 (2.52%) Google
5 21 (2.31%) Oracle
6 20 (2.20%) OutSystems
7 18 (1.98%) Bloomberg
8 15 (1.65%) ANSYS
9 12 (1.32%) SAP
10 10 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.10%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.10%) Xamarin
11 8 (0.88%) Elastic Path
11 8 (0.88%) JD Edwards
12 7 (0.77%) IBM
12 7 (0.77%) Informatica
13 6 (0.66%) Apple
13 6 (0.66%) Dell
13 6 (0.66%) Samsung
14 5 (0.55%) WooCommerce