Period
to 18 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,299 3,770 3,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.31% 29.25% 31.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.23% 30.14% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,966 3,328 3,670
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £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 8,143 12,510 11,982
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.06% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,287 9,880 9,749
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 -1 782 £51,500 +3.00% 192
Cambridgeshire 0 773 £50,000 +11.11% 288
Essex +1 357 £42,500 -10.53% 65
Bedfordshire 0 229 £55,000 +15.79% 58
Suffolk -1 94 £42,500 -2.30% 47
Norfolk +1 66 £36,404 -2.92% 74
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 1,063 (46.24%) JavaScript
2 1,022 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
3 926 (40.28%) C#
4 898 (39.06%) HTML
5 818 (35.58%) .NET
6 809 (35.19%) CSS
7 699 (30.40%) SQL
8 580 (25.23%) Java
9 555 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 519 (22.58%) MVC
11 513 (22.31%) AngularJS
12 444 (19.31%) ASP.NET
13 388 (16.88%) Microsoft
14 364 (15.83%) TDD
15 362 (15.75%) Git (software)
16 347 (15.09%) Software Engineering
17 321 (13.96%) OO
18 320 (13.92%) jQuery
19 319 (13.88%) Degree
20 316 (13.75%) Web Development
21 312 (13.57%) Web Services
22 309 (13.44%) Finance
23 307 (13.35%) Scrum
24 296 (12.88%) React
25 285 (12.40%) HTML5
26 276 (12.01%) Front End Development
27 273 (11.87%) PHP
28 261 (11.35%) Linux
29 244 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
30 242 (10.53%) Python

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 61 (2.65%) Tomcat
2 60 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 58 (2.52%) JBoss
4 48 (2.09%) WebSphere
5 44 (1.91%) CMS
6 42 (1.83%) Apache
7 38 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 31 (1.35%) WordPress
10 29 (1.26%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.17%) IIS
12 22 (0.96%) Apache Spark
12 22 (0.96%) Confluence
13 20 (0.87%) Drupal
14 15 (0.65%) Apache Geronimo
14 15 (0.65%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.52%) WildFly
16 11 (0.48%) nginx
17 9 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.61%) Chatbot
3 14 (0.61%) Weka
4 8 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.17%) GIMP
7 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.043%) InVision
8 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.043%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (2.13%) Magento
2 41 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.78%) Summit
4 10 (0.43%) Odoo
4 10 (0.43%) SAP Business One
5 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.13%) CiviCRM
8 3 (0.13%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.043%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.043%) HFM
10 1 (0.043%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.043%) ProductWriter
10 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.043%) SAP PS
10 1 (0.043%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 244 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 225 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (2.96%) SaaS
4 63 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 49 (2.13%) GitHub
6 32 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
7 27 (1.17%) Office 365
8 17 (0.74%) npm
9 14 (0.61%) Serverless
10 13 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.30%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (0.22%) Azure Functions
14 5 (0.22%) IaaS
14 5 (0.22%) Yarn
15 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.00%) Internet
2 41 (1.78%) HTTP
3 15 (0.65%) DNS
3 15 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.52%) Intranet
5 9 (0.39%) Bluetooth
5 9 (0.39%) SMS
6 7 (0.30%) VoIP
7 6 (0.26%) ATM
7 6 (0.26%) RFID
7 6 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.22%) Firewall
8 5 (0.22%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.22%) Skype
9 4 (0.17%) DHCP
9 4 (0.17%) PBX
9 4 (0.17%) RTCP
9 4 (0.17%) RTP
9 4 (0.17%) SNMP
9 4 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 555 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 217 (9.44%) MySQL
3 168 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 158 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 136 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 133 (5.79%) Relational Database
7 99 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 97 (4.22%) NoSQL
9 84 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 82 (3.57%) Power BI
11 58 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
12 48 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
13 41 (1.78%) Big Data
14 32 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 29 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (1.17%) QlikView
17 26 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
18 24 (1.04%) Hadoop
19 23 (1.00%) Geospatial Data
19 23 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 362 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 172 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 91 (3.96%) JIRA
4 90 (3.91%) NUnit
5 89 (3.87%) Jenkins
6 79 (3.44%) Subversion
7 73 (3.18%) Maven
8 68 (2.96%) Gradle
9 64 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 63 (2.74%) TeamCity
11 47 (2.04%) gulp
12 46 (2.00%) Selenium
13 45 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
14 38 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 38 (1.65%) Hudson
15 34 (1.48%) webpack
16 31 (1.35%) JUnit
16 31 (1.35%) Moq
17 28 (1.22%) Ant
18 18 (0.78%) Mercurial
General
1 309 (13.44%) Finance
2 112 (4.87%) Retail
3 53 (2.31%) Marketing
4 52 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 49 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.09%) Games
7 32 (1.39%) Banking
8 30 (1.30%) Automotive
9 25 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.87%) Electronics
11 13 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.39%) Law
12 9 (0.39%) Legal
13 8 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.35%) Publishing
14 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.22%) Back Office
14 5 (0.22%) Military
15 4 (0.17%) Advertising
15 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 898 (39.06%) HTML
2 818 (35.58%) .NET
3 809 (35.19%) CSS
4 513 (22.31%) AngularJS
5 444 (19.31%) ASP.NET
6 320 (13.92%) jQuery
7 312 (13.57%) Web Services
8 296 (12.88%) React
9 285 (12.40%) HTML5
10 201 (8.74%) Node.js
11 190 (8.26%) RESTful
12 182 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 182 (7.92%) Spring
13 180 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 177 (7.70%) CSS3
15 172 (7.48%) REST
16 162 (7.05%) XML
17 144 (6.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 133 (5.79%) JSON
19 127 (5.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 183 (7.96%) User Experience
2 101 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
4 92 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 66 (2.87%) Fintech
6 62 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 59 (2.57%) Mobile App
8 58 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.74%) Robotics
10 31 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.91%) Blog
12 20 (0.87%) Animation
12 20 (0.87%) Private Cloud
13 18 (0.78%) Reference Data
14 16 (0.70%) Photography
14 16 (0.70%) Social Media
15 14 (0.61%) Smartphone
16 12 (0.52%) Smart City
16 12 (0.52%) Xbox
17 10 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 261 (11.35%) Linux
2 116 (5.05%) Windows
3 95 (4.13%) Android
4 77 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 16 (0.70%) Unix
6 15 (0.65%) CoreOS
7 13 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.26%) zOS
10 5 (0.22%) CentOS
11 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.087%) SUSE
13 2 (0.087%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.043%) Debian
14 1 (0.043%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,022 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (22.58%) MVC
3 364 (15.83%) TDD
4 347 (15.09%) Software Engineering
5 321 (13.96%) OO
6 316 (13.75%) Web Development
7 307 (13.35%) Scrum
8 276 (12.01%) Front End Development
9 240 (10.44%) Computer Science
10 217 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
11 179 (7.79%) Test Automation
12 172 (7.48%) DevOps
13 169 (7.35%) Mathematics
14 164 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
15 163 (7.09%) SDLC
16 155 (6.74%) Unit Testing
17 144 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
18 141 (6.13%) OOP
19 133 (5.79%) BDD
20 124 (5.39%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,063 (46.24%) JavaScript
2 926 (40.28%) C#
3 699 (30.40%) SQL
4 580 (25.23%) Java
5 273 (11.87%) PHP
6 242 (10.53%) Python
7 229 (9.96%) T-SQL
8 192 (8.35%) C++
9 105 (4.57%) TypeScript
10 95 (4.13%) C
11 86 (3.74%) ES6
12 61 (2.65%) Ruby
13 60 (2.61%) Java 8
14 54 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 42 (1.83%) VB.NET
16 39 (1.70%) Scala
17 38 (1.65%) R
18 37 (1.61%) Objective-C
19 36 (1.57%) Apple Swift
20 32 (1.39%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 319 (13.88%) Degree
2 129 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.04%) PhD
4 37 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 22 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (0.61%) DBS Check
8 14 (0.61%) HND
9 11 (0.48%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.35%) MCSD
11 5 (0.22%) ISEB
11 5 (0.22%) MPhil
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.13%) MBCS
12 3 (0.13%) OCP
13 2 (0.087%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.087%) MCP
14 1 (0.043%) HNC
14 1 (0.043%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.65%) QA
2 25 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.22%) SLA
4 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (0.17%) WAI
5 2 (0.087%) GDPR
5 2 (0.087%) HL7
5 2 (0.087%) JTAG
6 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 166 (7.22%) Docker
2 14 (0.61%) HDFS
3 10 (0.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 10 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.39%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.26%) Firmware
6 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.17%) KVM
8 3 (0.13%) Postfix
9 2 (0.087%) Varnish
10 1 (0.043%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 68 (2.96%) Kubernetes
2 41 (1.78%) Ansible
3 24 (1.04%) Terraform
4 20 (0.87%) Puppet
5 13 (0.57%) Kibana
6 8 (0.35%) logstash
7 6 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.22%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.17%) Consul
9 4 (0.17%) Graphite
10 3 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.043%) Nagios
11 1 (0.043%) Packer
Vendors
1 388 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 189 (8.22%) Oracle
3 70 (3.04%) Google
4 55 (2.39%) Tableau
5 54 (2.35%) Xamarin
6 30 (1.30%) SAP
7 27 (1.17%) IBM
8 21 (0.91%) Adobe
8 21 (0.91%) Talend
8 21 (0.91%) WorldPay
9 15 (0.65%) Zend
10 14 (0.61%) Alteryx
10 14 (0.61%) Blue Prism
11 12 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.43%) Twitter
13 9 (0.39%) Apple
13 9 (0.39%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.35%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.35%) MuleSoft
14 8 (0.35%) Samsung