Period
to 17 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 788 1,322 2,308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 22.42% 24.96% 27.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.97% 26.01% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 637 1,070 1,928
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,675
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £67,500 £67,500
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 3,288 5,083 8,140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 95.98% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,137 3,795 6,347
10th Percentile £28,575 £26,278 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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 +1 330 £50,000 +5.26% 110
Essex 0 180 £45,000 +20.00% 49
Hertfordshire -4 164 £50,000 -9.09% 106
Bedfordshire +11 49 £52,500 -4.55% 10
Suffolk +1 38 £45,000 - 16
Norfolk -1 27 £40,000 - 13
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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.

1 392 (49.75%) JavaScript
2 296 (37.56%) C#
3 272 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (33.88%) SQL
5 238 (30.20%) CSS
6 235 (29.82%) HTML
7 210 (26.65%) .NET
8 189 (23.98%) Git (software)
9 157 (19.92%) Java
10 150 (19.04%) SQL Server
11 138 (17.51%) Azure
12 133 (16.88%) AngularJS
13 127 (16.12%) REST
14 123 (15.61%) Node.js
15 121 (15.36%) DevOps
15 121 (15.36%) React
16 114 (14.47%) MVC
17 110 (13.96%) Degree
18 106 (13.45%) Web Development
18 106 (13.45%) Software Engineering
19 102 (12.94%) PHP
20 96 (12.18%) Microservices
21 94 (11.93%) Scrum
22 92 (11.68%) ASP.NET
23 90 (11.42%) Microsoft
24 89 (11.29%) Web Services
24 89 (11.29%) TDD
24 89 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
25 85 (10.79%) Python
25 85 (10.79%) 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 25 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.79%) CMS
3 17 (2.16%) WordPress
4 13 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.40%) Apache
5 11 (1.40%) Confluence
5 11 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.02%) Drupal
8 7 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.51%) IIS
10 4 (0.51%) Luigi
11 3 (0.38%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.25%) nginx
13 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.51%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.38%) Sketch
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.25%) Figma
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.13%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.13%) InVision
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Simulink
6 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 14 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.78%) NetSuite
2 10 (1.27%) Shopify
3 6 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.76%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 138 (17.51%) Azure
2 85 (10.79%) AWS
3 56 (7.11%) Power Platform
4 46 (5.84%) SaaS
5 33 (4.19%) Serverless
6 20 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
7 17 (2.16%) GCP
8 16 (2.03%) Amazon EKS
9 15 (1.90%) PaaS
10 10 (1.27%) GitHub
11 9 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.02%) Logic Apps
12 8 (1.02%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.76%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.76%) Boomi
14 6 (0.76%) Microsoft 365
14 6 (0.76%) npm
14 6 (0.76%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.02%) Broadband
2 6 (0.76%) Internet
3 5 (0.63%) Intranet
4 3 (0.38%) HTTP
5 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.25%) Wireless
6 1 (0.13%) 5G
6 1 (0.13%) AMQP
6 1 (0.13%) RFID
6 1 (0.13%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (19.04%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 54 (6.85%) MySQL
4 51 (6.47%) Power BI
4 51 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (5.33%) MongoDB
8 41 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (3.30%) NoSQL
11 19 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.41%) Tableau
12 16 (2.03%) Redis
13 6 (0.76%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.63%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.63%) Tableau Server
15 4 (0.51%) Azkaban
15 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 189 (23.98%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.09%) JIRA
3 44 (5.58%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.43%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.41%) NUnit
7 17 (2.16%) webpack
8 14 (1.78%) Maven
9 13 (1.65%) Subversion
10 12 (1.52%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.52%) gulp
11 11 (1.40%) Gradle
11 11 (1.40%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.27%) Grunt
12 10 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (1.14%) Selenium
14 7 (0.89%) JUnit
15 6 (0.76%) GitLab
15 6 (0.76%) Spock
16 5 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 77 (9.77%) Finance
2 33 (4.19%) Games
2 33 (4.19%) Marketing
3 25 (3.17%) Public Sector
4 22 (2.79%) Retail
5 14 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.02%) Back Office
7 8 (1.02%) German Language
8 7 (0.89%) Law
9 6 (0.76%) Electronics
10 4 (0.51%) Automotive
10 4 (0.51%) Police
11 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.25%) Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (30.20%) CSS
2 235 (29.82%) HTML
3 210 (26.65%) .NET
4 133 (16.88%) AngularJS
5 127 (16.12%) REST
6 123 (15.61%) Node.js
7 121 (15.36%) React
8 92 (11.68%) ASP.NET
9 89 (11.29%) Web Services
10 77 (9.77%) HTML5
11 72 (9.14%) Vue.js
12 67 (8.50%) RESTful
13 65 (8.25%) Spring
14 51 (6.47%) SOAP
15 49 (6.22%) .NET Framework
16 48 (6.09%) XML
17 47 (5.96%) JSON
18 45 (5.71%) Laravel
19 43 (5.46%) jQuery
20 39 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.26%) User Experience
2 39 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 38 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.90%) Life Science
9 13 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.02%) Animation
11 8 (1.02%) BBC
11 8 (1.02%) STB
12 7 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (0.63%) Robotics
14 5 (0.63%) Wiki
15 4 (0.51%) iPad
15 4 (0.51%) NHS
15 4 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (10.28%) Linux
2 42 (5.33%) Android
3 33 (4.19%) Windows
4 28 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.40%) Unix
6 9 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.76%) Debian
9 3 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (15.36%) DevOps
3 114 (14.47%) MVC
4 106 (13.45%) Software Engineering
4 106 (13.45%) Web Development
5 96 (12.18%) Microservices
6 94 (11.93%) Scrum
7 89 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (11.29%) TDD
8 83 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 79 (10.03%) Computer Science
10 75 (9.52%) Front End Development
11 71 (9.01%) OO
12 67 (8.50%) OOP
13 52 (6.60%) SOLID
14 51 (6.47%) BDD
15 50 (6.35%) SDLC
16 45 (5.71%) E-Commerce
16 45 (5.71%) Test Automation
17 43 (5.46%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 392 (49.75%) JavaScript
2 296 (37.56%) C#
3 267 (33.88%) SQL
4 157 (19.92%) Java
5 102 (12.94%) PHP
6 85 (10.79%) Python
7 68 (8.63%) TypeScript
8 67 (8.50%) C++
9 45 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 30 (3.81%) C
10 30 (3.81%) VBA
11 28 (3.55%) Java 8
12 14 (1.78%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.65%) Kotlin
14 12 (1.52%) ES6
15 10 (1.27%) PHP 7
16 8 (1.02%) Embedded C
16 8 (1.02%) Embedded C++
16 8 (1.02%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.89%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 110 (13.96%) Degree
2 43 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.89%) PhD
6 2 (0.25%) ISEB
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) MBCS
7 1 (0.13%) MCAD
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.79%) QA
2 13 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.02%) WCAG
4 3 (0.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.25%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.13%) Basel III
6 1 (0.13%) COREP
6 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (9.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 55 (6.98%) Kubernetes
2 26 (3.30%) Ansible
3 14 (1.78%) Terraform
4 5 (0.63%) Puppet
5 4 (0.51%) FlexNet
6 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.25%) Plesk
8 1 (0.13%) Icinga
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 90 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.17%) Sage
3 18 (2.28%) Xamarin
3 18 (2.28%) Zend
4 16 (2.03%) Oracle
5 15 (1.90%) JD Edwards
6 14 (1.78%) ANSYS
7 13 (1.65%) IBM
8 12 (1.52%) Bloomberg
8 12 (1.52%) Google
9 10 (1.27%) WSO2
10 9 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.02%) Adobe
11 8 (1.02%) Pega
12 6 (0.76%) Dell
12 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.76%) SAP
12 6 (0.76%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.76%) Splunk
12 6 (0.76%) WooCommerce