Period
to 25 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 938 486 1,636
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 16.95% 27.15% 24.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.87% 28.31% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 668 393 1,296
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,050 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £48,250
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -1.55% +7.22%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4,971 1,717 6,506
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.84% 95.92% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,841 1,406 4,842
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -2 336 £50,000 - 128
Hertfordshire -6 261 £55,000 +15.79% 121
Essex -2 171 £52,500 +31.25% 50
Bedfordshire -8 54 £50,000 +14.29% 14
Norfolk -1 52 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Suffolk -2 50 £50,000 +11.11% 11
East Anglia - 13 £65,000 - 10
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 395 (42.11%) C#
2 368 (39.23%) JavaScript
3 347 (36.99%) SQL
4 319 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
5 301 (32.09%) .NET
6 228 (24.31%) Azure
7 223 (23.77%) React
8 219 (23.35%) Full Stack Development
9 188 (20.04%) Social Skills
10 187 (19.94%) CSS
11 177 (18.87%) AWS
12 174 (18.55%) Software Engineering
13 165 (17.59%) HTML
14 152 (16.20%) SQL Server
15 151 (16.10%) Java
16 149 (15.88%) Git (software)
17 135 (14.39%) Degree
18 134 (14.29%) Microservices
19 133 (14.18%) Scrum
20 130 (13.86%) Web Services
21 128 (13.65%) Python
22 126 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
23 124 (13.22%) Front End Development
24 119 (12.69%) PHP
25 116 (12.37%) DevOps
26 115 (12.26%) Microsoft
26 115 (12.26%) Node.js
27 111 (11.83%) Docker
27 111 (11.83%) AngularJS
28 109 (11.62%) C++

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 30 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.77%) CMS
3 22 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.03%) WordPress
5 17 (1.81%) Apache
6 13 (1.39%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.28%) IIS
8 9 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 9 (0.96%) Drupal
9 7 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.64%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.53%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.43%) Confluence
12 4 (0.43%) Kentico
12 4 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.32%) nginx
14 1 (0.11%) Jetty
14 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (1.92%) Simulink
2 15 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Magento
2 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.43%) Shopify
4 2 (0.21%) ProductWriter
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 228 (24.31%) Azure
2 177 (18.87%) AWS
3 57 (6.08%) Serverless
4 56 (5.97%) GCP
5 51 (5.44%) Power Platform
6 36 (3.84%) Azure Data Factory
7 35 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (3.30%) Azure Service Bus
8 31 (3.30%) SaaS
9 29 (3.09%) Azure Functions
10 28 (2.99%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 26 (2.77%) PaaS
12 25 (2.67%) Azure Stack
13 24 (2.56%) Azure Storage
14 17 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (1.81%) DigitalOcean
15 15 (1.60%) GitHub
16 11 (1.17%) Amazon ECS
17 10 (1.07%) Microsoft 365
17 10 (1.07%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.60%) HTTP
2 12 (1.28%) Intranet
3 6 (0.64%) DNS
4 3 (0.32%) AMQP
5 1 (0.11%) 5G
5 1 (0.11%) Broadband
5 1 (0.11%) DHCP
5 1 (0.11%) Extranet
5 1 (0.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) IPv4
5 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 109 (11.62%) MySQL
3 73 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 58 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (5.01%) NoSQL
7 45 (4.80%) Power BI
8 40 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (3.09%) Redis
11 22 (2.35%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.71%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 149 (15.88%) Git (software)
2 76 (8.10%) Jenkins
3 60 (6.40%) JIRA
4 45 (4.80%) GitLab
5 22 (2.35%) NUnit
6 19 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (1.28%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.17%) Selenium
10 10 (1.07%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.85%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.85%) Mocha
12 6 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.64%) MSTest
12 6 (0.64%) TestRail
13 4 (0.43%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.43%) Subversion
13 4 (0.43%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 3 (0.32%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.32%) Serenity BDD
General
1 188 (20.04%) Social Skills
2 87 (9.28%) Finance
3 66 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.69%) Marketing
5 39 (4.16%) Presentation Skills
6 37 (3.94%) Retail
7 24 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
8 23 (2.45%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
9 17 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.71%) Law
11 14 (1.49%) Automotive
12 13 (1.39%) Games
13 12 (1.28%) Public Sector
14 11 (1.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 8 (0.85%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.75%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.75%) German Language
17 5 (0.53%) Electronics
18 4 (0.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (32.09%) .NET
2 223 (23.77%) React
3 187 (19.94%) CSS
4 165 (17.59%) HTML
5 130 (13.86%) Web Services
6 115 (12.26%) Node.js
7 111 (11.83%) AngularJS
8 89 (9.49%) REST
9 86 (9.17%) RESTful
10 75 (8.00%) .NET Core
11 64 (6.82%) ASP.NET
12 59 (6.29%) HTML5
12 59 (6.29%) Vue.js
13 51 (5.44%) jQuery
14 50 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 49 (5.22%) JSON
15 49 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (4.80%) XML
17 40 (4.26%) Laravel
18 38 (4.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.25%) Mobile App
2 56 (5.97%) User Experience
3 38 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 24 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.24%) Algorithms
6 17 (1.81%) Life Science
6 17 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.17%) NHS
7 11 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.96%) FMCG
10 7 (0.75%) Animation
10 7 (0.75%) BBC
10 7 (0.75%) Biotechnology
10 7 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
10 7 (0.75%) STB
11 4 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 93 (9.91%) Linux
2 62 (6.61%) Android
3 46 (4.90%) Windows
4 29 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.13%) Unix
6 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (23.35%) Full Stack Development
3 174 (18.55%) Software Engineering
4 134 (14.29%) Microservices
5 133 (14.18%) Scrum
6 126 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
7 124 (13.22%) Front End Development
8 116 (12.37%) DevOps
9 107 (11.41%) MVC
10 101 (10.77%) Computer Science
11 94 (10.02%) Web Development
12 88 (9.38%) TDD
13 78 (8.32%) E-Commerce
13 78 (8.32%) Fintech
14 68 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
14 68 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (6.61%) SOLID
16 61 (6.50%) Unit Testing
17 60 (6.40%) Analytics
18 57 (6.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 395 (42.11%) C#
2 368 (39.23%) JavaScript
3 347 (36.99%) SQL
4 151 (16.10%) Java
5 128 (13.65%) Python
6 119 (12.69%) PHP
7 109 (11.62%) C++
8 79 (8.42%) TypeScript
9 42 (4.48%) T-SQL
10 41 (4.37%) C
11 33 (3.52%) Kotlin
12 28 (2.99%) VBA
13 27 (2.88%) PHP 7
14 18 (1.92%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.49%) Java 8
15 14 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.39%) Java 11
17 12 (1.28%) Embedded C
17 12 (1.28%) Embedded C++
17 12 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (14.39%) Degree
2 67 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.43%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.43%) PhD
6 3 (0.32%) ISEB
6 3 (0.32%) MBCS
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.73%) QA
2 22 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.49%) Accessibility
4 5 (0.53%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.32%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.21%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 111 (11.83%) Docker
2 9 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.32%) Firmware
5 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 76 (8.10%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.77%) Ansible
3 23 (2.45%) Terraform
4 6 (0.64%) Mesos
4 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.21%) Consul
6 2 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 115 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 34 (3.62%) Google
3 32 (3.41%) Oracle
4 20 (2.13%) OutSystems
4 20 (2.13%) Sage
5 10 (1.07%) SAP
6 8 (0.85%) Elastic Path
6 8 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.75%) Optimizely
7 7 (0.75%) Pega
7 7 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.75%) WSO2
7 7 (0.75%) Zend
8 6 (0.64%) Informatica
8 6 (0.64%) Talend
8 6 (0.64%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.64%) YouTube
9 5 (0.53%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.43%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.43%) Samsung