Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,712 3,820 3,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.60% 31.50% 29.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.42% 32.53% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,404 3,382 3,654
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 9,544 11,742 12,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 96.82% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7,179 9,604 10,461
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 993 £50,000 +5.26% 139
Cambridgeshire -1 841 £50,000 +5.26% 219
Essex 0 439 £40,000 -11.11% 73
Bedfordshire -3 211 £50,000 +25.00% 44
Suffolk 0 163 £42,500 - 37
Norfolk -1 69 £36,000 +4.35% 38
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1,202 (44.32%) C#
2 1,191 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
3 1,152 (42.48%) JavaScript
4 1,084 (39.97%) .NET
5 1,003 (36.98%) SQL
6 952 (35.10%) HTML
7 872 (32.15%) CSS
8 721 (26.59%) SQL Server
9 709 (26.14%) Java
10 635 (23.41%) MVC
11 582 (21.46%) AngularJS
12 540 (19.91%) ASP.NET
13 480 (17.70%) TDD
14 461 (17.00%) Microsoft
15 434 (16.00%) jQuery
16 430 (15.86%) Web Development
17 417 (15.38%) Web Services
18 379 (13.97%) Degree
19 362 (13.35%) Software Engineering
20 349 (12.87%) Computer Science
21 336 (12.39%) Git (software)
22 329 (12.13%) OO
23 315 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
24 310 (11.43%) Scrum
25 305 (11.25%) Python
26 304 (11.21%) HTML5
27 300 (11.06%) Front End Development
28 294 (10.84%) T-SQL
29 288 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
30 274 (10.10%) React

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 83 (3.06%) WebSphere
2 70 (2.58%) JBoss
3 68 (2.51%) CMS
4 60 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 51 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 47 (1.73%) WordPress
8 33 (1.22%) Drupal
8 33 (1.22%) IIS
9 32 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 32 (1.18%) Confluence
10 31 (1.14%) Apache
11 30 (1.11%) Umbraco
12 27 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 15 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.48%) Anypoint
14 13 (0.48%) Mule
15 12 (0.44%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 44 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.37%) Weka
4 8 (0.29%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.11%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.11%) GIMP
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.037%) InDesign
7 1 (0.037%) InVision
Business Applications
1 32 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.00%) Magento
3 15 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.37%) Odoo
6 10 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.26%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.18%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.15%) StreamServe
10 2 (0.074%) CiviCRM
10 2 (0.074%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.074%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.074%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.074%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.037%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.037%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 315 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 217 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (2.51%) SaaS
4 39 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 31 (1.14%) GitHub
6 23 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
7 22 (0.81%) Office 365
8 21 (0.77%) Serverless
9 14 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.41%) npm
12 9 (0.33%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.29%) Google Play
14 6 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.18%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.18%) Trello
16 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.95%) HTTP
2 43 (1.59%) Internet
3 22 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.59%) SMS
5 12 (0.44%) DNS
6 9 (0.33%) VoIP
7 8 (0.29%) Firewall
8 6 (0.22%) DHCP
8 6 (0.22%) IGMP
8 6 (0.22%) PBX
8 6 (0.22%) RTCP
8 6 (0.22%) RTP
8 6 (0.22%) SNMP
8 6 (0.22%) VLAN
8 6 (0.22%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.18%) Intranet
9 5 (0.18%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.18%) Skype
10 4 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 210 (7.74%) MySQL
3 191 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 171 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 152 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 129 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 110 (4.06%) MongoDB
8 104 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
9 83 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (2.91%) Power BI
11 78 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
12 76 (2.80%) Big Data
13 72 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
14 45 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 43 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (1.25%) Redis
17 33 (1.22%) Hadoop
18 28 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
19 27 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
20 25 (0.92%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 336 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 222 (8.19%) Visual Studio
3 131 (4.83%) JIRA
4 91 (3.36%) Subversion
5 81 (2.99%) NUnit
6 80 (2.95%) Jenkins
7 74 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 69 (2.54%) Maven
9 42 (1.55%) JUnit
10 41 (1.51%) gulp
11 39 (1.44%) Gradle
12 37 (1.36%) Selenium
13 33 (1.22%) Eclipse
14 28 (1.03%) Jasmine
15 25 (0.92%) TeamCity
16 23 (0.85%) LabVIEW
17 22 (0.81%) webpack
18 21 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
18 21 (0.77%) StyleCop
19 20 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 256 (9.44%) Finance
2 167 (6.16%) Retail
3 95 (3.50%) Games
4 52 (1.92%) Marketing
5 45 (1.66%) Automotive
6 43 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.44%) Back Office
8 36 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.29%) Advertising
10 26 (0.96%) Publishing
11 21 (0.77%) Law
12 20 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 20 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.55%) Electronics
14 11 (0.41%) Legal
15 9 (0.33%) Banking
16 3 (0.11%) Billing
17 2 (0.074%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.074%) Military
18 1 (0.037%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,084 (39.97%) .NET
2 952 (35.10%) HTML
3 872 (32.15%) CSS
4 582 (21.46%) AngularJS
5 540 (19.91%) ASP.NET
6 434 (16.00%) jQuery
7 417 (15.38%) Web Services
8 304 (11.21%) HTML5
9 274 (10.10%) React
10 248 (9.14%) Spring
11 234 (8.63%) Node.js
11 234 (8.63%) RESTful
12 228 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 219 (8.08%) REST
14 216 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 210 (7.74%) XML
16 200 (7.37%) .NET Framework
17 189 (6.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 172 (6.34%) CSS3
19 166 (6.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 212 (7.82%) User Experience
2 183 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
3 133 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 83 (3.06%) Algorithms
6 79 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 60 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 56 (2.06%) Robotics
9 51 (1.88%) Fintech
10 36 (1.33%) AS400
10 36 (1.33%) iSeries
11 28 (1.03%) Social Media
12 27 (1.00%) Reference Data
13 21 (0.77%) Life Science
14 18 (0.66%) Smart City
15 14 (0.52%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.52%) N-Tier
15 14 (0.52%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.48%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 205 (7.56%) Linux
2 148 (5.46%) Windows
3 96 (3.54%) Android
4 78 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 16 (0.59%) Unix
6 10 (0.37%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.18%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.11%) CentOS
9 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.074%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.037%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,191 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
2 635 (23.41%) MVC
3 480 (17.70%) TDD
4 430 (15.86%) Web Development
5 362 (13.35%) Software Engineering
6 349 (12.87%) Computer Science
7 329 (12.13%) OO
8 310 (11.43%) Scrum
9 300 (11.06%) Front End Development
10 288 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
11 216 (7.96%) Mathematics
12 192 (7.08%) DevOps
13 179 (6.60%) Test Automation
14 173 (6.38%) BDD
15 171 (6.31%) Microservices
16 167 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
17 166 (6.12%) SDLC
18 152 (5.60%) Unit Testing
19 149 (5.49%) E-Commerce
20 142 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,202 (44.32%) C#
2 1,152 (42.48%) JavaScript
3 1,003 (36.98%) SQL
4 709 (26.14%) Java
5 305 (11.25%) Python
6 294 (10.84%) T-SQL
7 264 (9.73%) PHP
8 207 (7.63%) C++
9 142 (5.24%) TypeScript
10 122 (4.50%) C
11 113 (4.17%) Java 8
12 73 (2.69%) PL/SQL
13 65 (2.40%) ES6
14 64 (2.36%) VB.NET
15 51 (1.88%) Scala
16 46 (1.70%) Ruby
17 36 (1.33%) RPG
18 33 (1.22%) VBA
19 29 (1.07%) VB
20 28 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 379 (13.97%) Degree
2 188 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (2.18%) PhD
4 42 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 37 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.63%) MPhil
8 15 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.22%) MCSD
10 3 (0.11%) HND
11 1 (0.037%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.037%) HNC
11 1 (0.037%) ISEB
11 1 (0.037%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.037%) MBCS
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.037%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.10%) QA
2 32 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.22%) SLA
4 3 (0.11%) WAI
5 2 (0.074%) GDPR
5 2 (0.074%) JTAG
System Software
1 135 (4.98%) Docker
2 23 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (0.59%) HDFS
3 16 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 16 (0.59%) VirtualBox
4 14 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.33%) Firmware
6 6 (0.22%) KVM
7 2 (0.074%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 48 (1.77%) Ansible
3 25 (0.92%) Consul
3 25 (0.92%) Graphite
4 21 (0.77%) Terraform
5 19 (0.70%) Kibana
6 15 (0.55%) Puppet
7 12 (0.44%) Grafana
8 8 (0.29%) logstash
8 8 (0.29%) Packer
9 7 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.18%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.18%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.18%) Oozie
12 1 (0.037%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 461 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 209 (7.71%) Oracle
3 67 (2.47%) Google
4 42 (1.55%) Xamarin
5 38 (1.40%) SAP
6 36 (1.33%) Tableau
7 34 (1.25%) Talend
8 29 (1.07%) IBM
9 27 (1.00%) Adobe
10 23 (0.85%) WorldPay
11 20 (0.74%) MuleSoft
12 19 (0.70%) Facebook
13 17 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.52%) VMware
15 13 (0.48%) Blue Prism
15 13 (0.48%) New Relic
15 13 (0.48%) Sitecore
15 13 (0.48%) Zend
16 10 (0.37%) Alteryx
16 10 (0.37%) Hortonworks