Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,682 2,884 3,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.79% 28.15% 31.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.92% 29.05% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,278 2,589 3,378
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,925
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 6,488 9,929 11,749
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 96.91% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,646 7,571 9,648
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,125 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,364 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.73% - +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 0 604 £52,500 +5.00% 155
Cambridgeshire -1 414 £50,000 +5.26% 213
Essex 0 280 £42,500 +6.25% 70
Bedfordshire 0 153 £55,000 +15.79% 23
Suffolk 0 122 £42,500 - 47
Norfolk +1 105 £40,000 +2.56% 33
East Anglia - 4 £39,250 - 1
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 758 (45.07%) C#
2 724 (43.04%) JavaScript
3 667 (39.66%) .NET
3 667 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
4 617 (36.68%) SQL
5 535 (31.81%) HTML
6 523 (31.09%) CSS
7 482 (28.66%) SQL Server
8 404 (24.02%) MVC
9 398 (23.66%) Azure
10 387 (23.01%) Microsoft
11 379 (22.53%) ASP.NET
12 358 (21.28%) AngularJS
13 319 (18.97%) Web Development
14 307 (18.25%) Java
15 304 (18.07%) Git (software)
16 264 (15.70%) Degree
17 240 (14.27%) React
18 223 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
19 222 (13.20%) jQuery
20 221 (13.14%) TDD
21 218 (12.96%) Scrum
22 210 (12.49%) AWS
23 203 (12.07%) E-Commerce
24 200 (11.89%) User Experience
25 192 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
26 183 (10.88%) PHP
27 181 (10.76%) Python
28 178 (10.58%) MySQL
28 178 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC

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 51 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.79%) CMS
3 38 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (2.26%) IIS
4 34 (2.02%) nginx
5 33 (1.96%) Confluence
6 32 (1.90%) WordPress
7 24 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 18 (1.07%) Apache
10 17 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.83%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.71%) OpenEdge
13 11 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
14 7 (0.42%) JBoss
15 6 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.30%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.30%) CoreMedia CMS
16 5 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 20 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (1.07%) HipChat
5 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 47 (2.79%) Magento
2 26 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.48%) Maximo
5 6 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Shopify
9 1 (0.059%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.059%) Odoo
9 1 (0.059%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.059%) SessionCam
9 1 (0.059%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 398 (23.66%) Azure
2 210 (12.49%) AWS
3 87 (5.17%) Power Platform
4 72 (4.28%) SaaS
5 71 (4.22%) GCP
6 38 (2.26%) npm
7 36 (2.14%) GitHub
8 20 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (1.13%) Serverless
10 16 (0.95%) Office 365
11 15 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (0.59%) PaaS
14 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.48%) AWS IoT
15 8 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.48%) PowerApps
16 7 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.26%) HTTP
2 27 (1.61%) Internet
3 20 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (0.48%) Broadband
6 6 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.18%) Wireless
8 2 (0.12%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.12%) DNS
8 2 (0.12%) RFID
8 2 (0.12%) Software-Defined Radio
8 2 (0.12%) SSL
9 1 (0.059%) Firewall
9 1 (0.059%) FTP
9 1 (0.059%) Hyperconnected
9 1 (0.059%) IPv6
9 1 (0.059%) MQTT
9 1 (0.059%) SNMP
9 1 (0.059%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (28.66%) SQL Server
2 178 (10.58%) MySQL
3 120 (7.13%) Relational Database
4 102 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 90 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
6 86 (5.11%) Power BI
7 83 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 74 (4.40%) NoSQL
9 60 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (2.44%) MongoDB
12 31 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
13 24 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
14 23 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 22 (1.31%) QlikView
16 17 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 14 (0.83%) Big Data
18 13 (0.77%) Data Lake
18 13 (0.77%) GIS
19 12 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 304 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 130 (7.73%) JIRA
3 94 (5.59%) Jenkins
4 91 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 73 (4.34%) webpack
6 72 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (2.91%) Maven
8 42 (2.50%) Subversion
9 41 (2.44%) Bitbucket
10 37 (2.20%) Selenium
11 33 (1.96%) Gradle
12 31 (1.84%) Grunt
13 28 (1.66%) Jasmine
14 27 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 26 (1.55%) gulp
16 25 (1.49%) Eclipse
17 22 (1.31%) JUnit
17 22 (1.31%) NUnit
18 21 (1.25%) Ant
18 21 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 124 (7.37%) Retail
2 111 (6.60%) Finance
3 54 (3.21%) Marketing
4 43 (2.56%) Games
5 24 (1.43%) Public Sector
6 20 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.07%) Legal
7 18 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (0.95%) Electronics
9 15 (0.89%) Automotive
10 13 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.59%) Advertising
12 9 (0.54%) Law
13 8 (0.48%) Back Office
14 7 (0.42%) Banking
15 5 (0.30%) Military
15 5 (0.30%) Publishing
16 4 (0.24%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.12%) Humanities
17 2 (0.12%) Social Science
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 667 (39.66%) .NET
2 535 (31.81%) HTML
3 523 (31.09%) CSS
4 379 (22.53%) ASP.NET
5 358 (21.28%) AngularJS
6 240 (14.27%) React
7 222 (13.20%) jQuery
8 178 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 173 (10.29%) HTML5
10 171 (10.17%) Node.js
11 167 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 155 (9.22%) Web Services
13 140 (8.32%) .NET Framework
14 120 (7.13%) RESTful
15 111 (6.60%) Spring
16 97 (5.77%) REST
17 96 (5.71%) Vue.js
18 91 (5.41%) XML
19 90 (5.35%) .NET Core
20 87 (5.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 200 (11.89%) User Experience
2 192 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
4 102 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 93 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 27 (1.61%) Smartphone
8 22 (1.31%) Replication
9 20 (1.19%) Animation
10 19 (1.13%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 16 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
13 14 (0.83%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.77%) Photography
14 13 (0.77%) W3C
15 11 (0.65%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.54%) Life Science
16 9 (0.54%) Social Media
16 9 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 129 (7.67%) Linux
2 108 (6.42%) Android
3 96 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 79 (4.70%) Windows
5 24 (1.43%) Unix
6 9 (0.54%) CentOS
7 8 (0.48%) AIX
8 6 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.24%) MVS
9 4 (0.24%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.12%) Debian
10 2 (0.12%) SUSE
10 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (24.02%) MVC
3 319 (18.97%) Web Development
4 223 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
5 221 (13.14%) TDD
6 218 (12.96%) Scrum
7 203 (12.07%) E-Commerce
8 175 (10.40%) Computer Science
9 172 (10.23%) OO
10 171 (10.17%) Software Engineering
11 161 (9.57%) Front End Development
12 143 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
13 120 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
14 115 (6.84%) DevOps
15 114 (6.78%) OOP
16 109 (6.48%) Microservices
17 103 (6.12%) SOLID
18 97 (5.77%) SDLC
19 96 (5.71%) Analytics
20 95 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 758 (45.07%) C#
2 724 (43.04%) JavaScript
3 617 (36.68%) SQL
4 307 (18.25%) Java
5 183 (10.88%) PHP
6 181 (10.76%) Python
7 141 (8.38%) TypeScript
8 111 (6.60%) T-SQL
9 80 (4.76%) C
9 80 (4.76%) C++
10 71 (4.22%) VB.NET
11 59 (3.51%) Apple Swift
12 57 (3.39%) ES6
13 49 (2.91%) Objective-C
14 33 (1.96%) Kotlin
15 30 (1.78%) Java 8
16 27 (1.61%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.43%) Ruby
17 24 (1.43%) VBA
18 22 (1.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 264 (15.70%) Degree
2 117 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.77%) Postgraduate
6 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.54%) HND
7 9 (0.54%) MBCS
8 8 (0.48%) ISEB
9 7 (0.42%) CCNA
9 7 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.24%) MCSD
11 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.12%) PhD
12 1 (0.059%) CISSP
12 1 (0.059%) MCSE
12 1 (0.059%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.059%) SSCP
12 1 (0.059%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.43%) QA
2 9 (0.54%) WAI
3 8 (0.48%) GDPR
4 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.18%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) PSD2
8 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 87 (5.17%) Docker
2 12 (0.71%) Firmware
3 4 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.059%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.059%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.059%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (3.27%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.77%) Terraform
3 12 (0.71%) Ansible
4 10 (0.59%) Puppet
5 7 (0.42%) Kibana
6 6 (0.36%) logstash
6 6 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.30%) Matomo
8 3 (0.18%) Grafana
8 3 (0.18%) Graphite
8 3 (0.18%) Nagios
8 3 (0.18%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.12%) Istio
9 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.059%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.059%) Mesos
10 1 (0.059%) MIIS
10 1 (0.059%) WSUS
Vendors
1 387 (23.01%) Microsoft
2 147 (8.74%) Oracle
3 81 (4.82%) Google
4 49 (2.91%) IBM
5 42 (2.50%) Adobe
6 36 (2.14%) Tableau
6 36 (2.14%) Xamarin
7 30 (1.78%) hybris
8 24 (1.43%) Talend
9 21 (1.25%) Logi
9 21 (1.25%) Logi Analytics
9 21 (1.25%) MuleSoft
10 19 (1.13%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.01%) RedGate
11 17 (1.01%) SAP
12 16 (0.95%) WorldPay
12 16 (0.95%) Zend
13 13 (0.77%) Progress
13 13 (0.77%) UiPath
14 11 (0.65%) ESRI