Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3775 3871 4081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.28% 29.47% 26.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.38% 30.54% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3334 3606 3963
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% +5.88%

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 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 1369 £47,500 - 75
Cambridgeshire 0 1352 £45,000 +5.88% 147
Essex 0 486 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Bedfordshire +1 215 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Suffolk 0 206 £42,500 +14.86% 10
Norfolk +1 152 £34,000 -2.86% 31
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1876 (49.70%) C#
2 1651 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1628 (43.13%) JavaScript
4 1601 (42.41%) .NET
5 1408 (37.30%) HTML
6 1239 (32.82%) CSS
7 1165 (30.86%) SQL
8 1132 (29.99%) MVC
9 1051 (27.84%) Java
10 1035 (27.42%) SQL Server
11 1029 (27.26%) ASP.NET
12 873 (23.13%) AngularJS
13 801 (21.22%) Degree
14 734 (19.44%) TDD
15 703 (18.62%) Software Engineering
16 663 (17.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 658 (17.43%) OO
18 656 (17.38%) Web Development
19 630 (16.69%) Computer Science
20 626 (16.58%) jQuery
21 602 (15.95%) Microsoft
22 551 (14.60%) HTML5
23 537 (14.23%) Finance
24 516 (13.67%) Web Services
25 496 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
26 478 (12.66%) Git (software)
27 465 (12.32%) C++
28 450 (11.92%) RESTful
29 444 (11.76%) SDLC
30 435 (11.52%) Scrum

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
1 102 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 89 (2.36%) CMS
3 85 (2.25%) JBoss
4 79 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 72 (1.91%) Apache
5 72 (1.91%) IIS
6 55 (1.46%) WordPress
7 51 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 41 (1.09%) Umbraco
9 36 (0.95%) Drupal
10 33 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 21 (0.56%) Apache Spark
14 18 (0.48%) Confluence
15 16 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
16 15 (0.40%) WildFly
17 13 (0.34%) MS Exchange
18 11 (0.29%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.13%) XMetaL
7 4 (0.11%) InDesign
8 3 (0.079%) Pipeline Pilot
8 3 (0.079%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.053%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.026%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.026%) GIMP
10 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.45%) Magento
4 16 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.19%) Movex
8 7 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.16%) Maximo
9 6 (0.16%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.079%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 3 (0.079%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.053%) osCommerce
12 2 (0.053%) SAP EWM
13 1 (0.026%) Cognos Controller
13 1 (0.026%) Cognos TM1
13 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
13 1 (0.026%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 287 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 224 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (2.52%) GitHub
4 58 (1.54%) SaaS
5 43 (1.14%) Office 365
6 36 (0.95%) Google Play
7 27 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.64%) npm
9 18 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.45%) Serverless
11 15 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (0.40%) Force.com
12 9 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (0.21%) TestFlight
14 6 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 6 (0.16%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.11%) PaaS
16 3 (0.079%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.17%) Internet
2 72 (1.91%) HTTP
3 49 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.58%) Firewall
5 20 (0.53%) Wireless
6 19 (0.50%) DNS
7 16 (0.42%) Intranet
8 11 (0.29%) FTP
8 11 (0.29%) iBeacon
9 10 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.24%) Bluetooth
10 9 (0.24%) Broadband
10 9 (0.24%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.24%) SMS
11 6 (0.16%) Hyperconnected
11 6 (0.16%) VoIP
12 5 (0.13%) Extranet
12 5 (0.13%) VPN
13 4 (0.11%) SAN
13 4 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1035 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 324 (8.58%) MySQL
3 317 (8.40%) NoSQL
4 260 (6.89%) Relational Database
5 232 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 172 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 159 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 157 (4.16%) MongoDB
9 119 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 95 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
11 91 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 91 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 90 (2.38%) Big Data
13 80 (2.12%) Redis
14 78 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
15 71 (1.88%) Oracle Database
16 53 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (1.09%) RDBMS
18 40 (1.06%) Power BI
19 28 (0.74%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 478 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 261 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 184 (4.87%) NUnit
4 169 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 149 (3.95%) Subversion
6 116 (3.07%) Selenium
7 110 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 106 (2.81%) JIRA
9 103 (2.73%) Jenkins
10 94 (2.49%) JUnit
11 84 (2.23%) Maven
12 68 (1.80%) Cucumber
13 65 (1.72%) Moq
14 59 (1.56%) Eclipse
15 48 (1.27%) SpecFlow
16 47 (1.25%) Grunt
17 43 (1.14%) gulp
17 43 (1.14%) MSTest
18 37 (0.98%) Jasmine
18 37 (0.98%) LabVIEW
General
1 537 (14.23%) Finance
2 163 (4.32%) Retail
3 157 (4.16%) Marketing
4 137 (3.63%) Advertising
5 132 (3.50%) Games
6 100 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 62 (1.64%) Automotive
8 58 (1.54%) Banking
9 55 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 53 (1.40%) Electronics
11 42 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 39 (1.03%) Publishing
13 34 (0.90%) Legal
14 21 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 18 (0.48%) Billing
16 16 (0.42%) Music Industry
17 15 (0.40%) Multimedia
18 14 (0.37%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.32%) Back Office
19 12 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1601 (42.41%) .NET
2 1408 (37.30%) HTML
3 1239 (32.82%) CSS
4 1029 (27.26%) ASP.NET
5 873 (23.13%) AngularJS
6 663 (17.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 626 (16.58%) jQuery
8 551 (14.60%) HTML5
9 516 (13.67%) Web Services
10 496 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 450 (11.92%) RESTful
12 425 (11.26%) XML
13 420 (11.13%) Node.js
14 409 (10.83%) WCF
15 374 (9.91%) CSS3
16 328 (8.69%) .NET Framework
17 325 (8.61%) Spring
18 316 (8.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 291 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 287 (7.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 630 (16.69%) Computer Science
2 249 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 232 (6.15%) Mobile App
5 208 (5.51%) User Experience
6 169 (4.48%) Algorithms
7 61 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 58 (1.54%) Social Media
9 51 (1.35%) Fintech
10 42 (1.11%) Life Science
11 41 (1.09%) Social Network
12 39 (1.03%) BBC
13 35 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 34 (0.90%) iPhone
15 32 (0.85%) Robotics
15 32 (0.85%) Xbox
16 31 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 30 (0.79%) Data Structures
18 29 (0.77%) 3D Printing
19 27 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 372 (9.85%) Linux
2 336 (8.90%) Windows
3 184 (4.87%) Android
4 128 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 66 (1.75%) Unix
6 45 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 27 (0.72%) Debian
8 18 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 12 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.26%) Windows Vista
12 9 (0.24%) CoreOS
12 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.079%) HPUX
15 3 (0.079%) Solaris
16 2 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1651 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1132 (29.99%) MVC
3 734 (19.44%) TDD
4 703 (18.62%) Software Engineering
5 658 (17.43%) OO
6 656 (17.38%) Web Development
7 444 (11.76%) SDLC
8 435 (11.52%) Scrum
9 360 (9.54%) Web Application Development
10 353 (9.35%) Mathematics
11 335 (8.87%) Unit Testing
12 308 (8.16%) BDD
13 272 (7.21%) Test Automation
14 215 (5.70%) Front End Development
15 214 (5.67%) OOP
16 207 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
17 182 (4.82%) Mentoring
18 173 (4.58%) E-Commerce
19 168 (4.45%) Multithreading
20 156 (4.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1876 (49.70%) C#
2 1628 (43.13%) JavaScript
3 1165 (30.86%) SQL
4 1051 (27.84%) Java
5 465 (12.32%) C++
6 423 (11.21%) Python
7 340 (9.01%) PHP
8 257 (6.81%) T-SQL
9 245 (6.49%) Ruby
10 239 (6.33%) C
11 169 (4.48%) TypeScript
12 92 (2.44%) VB.NET
13 80 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 80 (2.12%) PowerShell
14 78 (2.07%) VB
15 66 (1.75%) Objective-C
16 54 (1.43%) F#
17 52 (1.38%) VBA
18 48 (1.27%) VB6
19 47 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 801 (21.22%) Degree
2 271 (7.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (2.17%) PhD
4 41 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
6 34 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (0.56%) DBS Check
8 13 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.21%) MCP
11 7 (0.19%) HND
12 6 (0.16%) MCSD
13 5 (0.13%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.053%) ISEB
14 2 (0.053%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.053%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.053%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.053%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (1.96%) QA
2 14 (0.37%) SLA
3 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.053%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.026%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 79 (2.09%) Docker
2 8 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.13%) Firmware
6 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.11%) HDFS
7 3 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.026%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 23 (0.61%) Kibana
1 23 (0.61%) Puppet
1 23 (0.61%) WSUS
2 21 (0.56%) Ansible
3 19 (0.50%) Consul
4 15 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.32%) Graphite
6 7 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.11%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.026%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.026%) Mesos
10 1 (0.026%) Oozie
10 1 (0.026%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.026%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.026%) Terraform
10 1 (0.026%) WMI
Vendors
1 602 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 280 (7.42%) Oracle
3 146 (3.87%) Google
4 63 (1.67%) Xamarin
5 50 (1.32%) SAP
6 47 (1.25%) Facebook
7 42 (1.11%) Apple
8 38 (1.01%) Sony
9 36 (0.95%) IBM
9 36 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (0.82%) Tableau
11 30 (0.79%) Yahoo!
12 27 (0.72%) Adobe
13 23 (0.61%) Sitecore
14 22 (0.58%) Cognos
14 22 (0.58%) Twitter
15 20 (0.53%) Symantec
16 19 (0.50%) Cisco
17 17 (0.45%) Samsung
18 16 (0.42%) VMware