Period
to 21 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 495 1,650 2,910
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 27.48% 23.90% 27.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.66% 25.04% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 430 1,364 2,802
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,950 £32,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,700 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1,727 6,589 10,179
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.44% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,388 4,773 7,756
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,963
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.28% +3.50% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Cambridgeshire +3 172 £50,000 - 103
Essex 0 133 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Hertfordshire +1 101 £47,500 -9.52% 73
Bedfordshire 0 43 £45,000 -18.18% 18
Suffolk 0 32 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Norfolk -3 14 £41,250 +3.13% 10
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 270 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 209 (42.22%) HTML
3 208 (42.02%) CSS
4 201 (40.61%) C#
5 189 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
6 179 (36.16%) .NET
7 174 (35.15%) SQL
8 150 (30.30%) AngularJS
9 135 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 107 (21.62%) SQL Server
11 104 (21.01%) Java
11 104 (21.01%) MVC
12 102 (20.61%) Azure
13 97 (19.60%) PHP
14 94 (18.99%) React
15 86 (17.37%) Web Development
16 82 (16.57%) Scrum
17 80 (16.16%) ASP.NET
18 77 (15.56%) jQuery
18 77 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
19 76 (15.35%) Node.js
20 75 (15.15%) Microsoft
21 74 (14.95%) HTML5
22 70 (14.14%) Docker
22 70 (14.14%) Vue.js
23 69 (13.94%) MySQL
24 67 (13.54%) TypeScript
25 66 (13.33%) User Experience
26 65 (13.13%) DevOps
27 59 (11.92%) AWS

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 27 (5.45%) CMS
2 22 (4.44%) Apache
3 14 (2.83%) Confluence
4 13 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.42%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.42%) WordPress
6 9 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.82%) IIS
6 9 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (1.01%) Luigi
8 4 (0.81%) Mule
9 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.40%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.40%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) Shopify
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Maximo
5 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 102 (20.61%) Azure
2 59 (11.92%) AWS
3 18 (3.64%) SaaS
4 16 (3.23%) GitHub
5 15 (3.03%) npm
5 15 (3.03%) Power Platform
6 13 (2.63%) Serverless
7 10 (2.02%) CloudBees
7 10 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (2.02%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.41%) GCP
9 6 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.01%) Logic Apps
11 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle CX
12 2 (0.40%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.40%) Heroku
12 2 (0.40%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.42%) Internet
2 8 (1.62%) HTTP
3 3 (0.61%) Wireless
4 2 (0.40%) MQTT
4 2 (0.40%) Skype
4 2 (0.40%) SNMP
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.20%) Tactical Data Link
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 69 (13.94%) MySQL
3 31 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 29 (5.86%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (3.84%) MongoDB
7 19 (3.84%) Redis
8 18 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.83%) Big Data
10 12 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.42%) Power BI
10 12 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.21%) Apache Ignite
12 6 (1.21%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.21%) Flink
Development Applications
1 135 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.30%) Jenkins
3 40 (8.08%) JIRA
4 23 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.84%) NUnit
6 18 (3.64%) webpack
7 11 (2.22%) Maven
7 11 (2.22%) Selenium
8 10 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.41%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.21%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.21%) GitLab
10 6 (1.21%) Gradle
10 6 (1.21%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (1.21%) Protractor
10 6 (1.21%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.21%) Travis CI
General
1 56 (11.31%) Finance
2 12 (2.42%) Public Sector
3 11 (2.22%) Games
3 11 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (1.82%) Retail
5 8 (1.62%) Marketing
6 7 (1.41%) Law
7 5 (1.01%) Publishing
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Police
9 3 (0.61%) Social Housing
9 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) iGaming
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (42.22%) HTML
2 208 (42.02%) CSS
3 179 (36.16%) .NET
4 150 (30.30%) AngularJS
5 94 (18.99%) React
6 80 (16.16%) ASP.NET
7 77 (15.56%) jQuery
8 76 (15.35%) Node.js
9 74 (14.95%) HTML5
10 70 (14.14%) Vue.js
11 57 (11.52%) Laravel
11 57 (11.52%) RESTful
12 55 (11.11%) Web Services
13 54 (10.91%) .NET Core
13 54 (10.91%) REST
14 52 (10.51%) CSS3
15 43 (8.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (7.27%) Sass
18 34 (6.87%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.33%) User Experience
2 34 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 26 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (1.82%) Life Science
6 9 (1.82%) NHS
7 7 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.01%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.61%) Animation
11 2 (0.40%) Acoustics
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.40%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.20%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.71%) Linux
2 23 (4.65%) Android
3 22 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.83%) Windows
5 8 (1.62%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.40%) Unix
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (21.01%) MVC
3 86 (17.37%) Web Development
4 82 (16.57%) Scrum
5 77 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 65 (13.13%) DevOps
7 50 (10.10%) OO
8 47 (9.49%) Microservices
8 47 (9.49%) TDD
9 46 (9.29%) Front End Development
9 46 (9.29%) Software Engineering
10 37 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (6.87%) Unit Testing
12 33 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 30 (6.06%) Open Source
14 29 (5.86%) SDLC
15 27 (5.45%) Computer Science
16 25 (5.05%) Mathematics
16 25 (5.05%) OOP
17 24 (4.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 270 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 201 (40.61%) C#
3 174 (35.15%) SQL
4 104 (21.01%) Java
5 97 (19.60%) PHP
6 67 (13.54%) TypeScript
7 58 (11.72%) Python
8 27 (5.45%) C++
9 22 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 20 (4.04%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.63%) Apex Code
11 13 (2.63%) ES6
11 13 (2.63%) Scala
12 10 (2.02%) Java 8
13 9 (1.82%) Rust
14 8 (1.62%) PHP 7
15 7 (1.41%) Clojure
15 7 (1.41%) F#
15 7 (1.41%) Haskell
15 7 (1.41%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 50 (10.10%) Degree
2 18 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.61%) PhD
7 2 (0.40%) MCITP
8 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.42%) QA
2 6 (1.21%) GDPR
3 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (14.14%) Docker
2 5 (1.01%) Firmware
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.83%) Ansible
3 11 (2.22%) Terraform
4 6 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.46%) Oracle
3 15 (3.03%) IBM
3 15 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (3.03%) Xamarin
4 13 (2.63%) Zend
5 6 (1.21%) Google
6 5 (1.01%) JD Edwards
7 4 (0.81%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.61%) Talend
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe
9 2 (0.40%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.40%) Nintex
9 2 (0.40%) Pega
9 2 (0.40%) Twitter
9 2 (0.40%) WSO2
10 1 (0.20%) Apple
10 1 (0.20%) jBASE
10 1 (0.20%) SAP
10 1 (0.20%) Tableau