Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,738 3,873 3,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.91% 30.55% 26.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.87% 31.63% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,354 3,602 3,683
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 12,107 12,246 14,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.58% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,922 9,992 11,761
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +2.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 1,427 £50,000 +5.26% 150
Cambridgeshire -1 1,236 £45,000 +8.43% 225
Essex -1 526 £46,250 +4.41% 101
Suffolk 0 210 £43,500 +8.75% 57
Bedfordshire +1 179 £44,500 -1.11% 59
Norfolk +1 165 £36,750 -2.00% 44
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 1,883 (50.37%) C#
2 1,652 (44.19%) .NET
3 1,596 (42.70%) JavaScript
4 1,578 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1,359 (36.36%) HTML
6 1,244 (33.28%) SQL
7 1,134 (30.34%) CSS
8 1,106 (29.59%) MVC
9 1,086 (29.05%) SQL Server
10 1,011 (27.05%) ASP.NET
11 1,007 (26.94%) Java
12 885 (23.68%) AngularJS
13 771 (20.63%) TDD
14 698 (18.67%) Degree
15 653 (17.47%) Microsoft
16 648 (17.34%) Web Development
17 642 (17.17%) Software Engineering
18 629 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 614 (16.43%) OO
20 607 (16.24%) jQuery
21 572 (15.30%) Git (software)
22 561 (15.01%) Computer Science
23 518 (13.86%) Finance
24 515 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
25 513 (13.72%) Web Services
26 508 (13.59%) HTML5
27 480 (12.84%) RESTful
28 447 (11.96%) Python
29 433 (11.58%) Scrum
30 412 (11.02%) SDLC

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
1 102 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
2 101 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 99 (2.65%) JBoss
4 90 (2.41%) CMS
5 78 (2.09%) Apache
6 57 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 55 (1.47%) IIS
8 51 (1.36%) WordPress
9 46 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 42 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 36 (0.96%) Umbraco
12 31 (0.83%) Confluence
13 25 (0.67%) Drupal
14 24 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
15 23 (0.62%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.59%) Apache Spark
17 21 (0.56%) NServiceBus
18 17 (0.45%) WildFly
19 16 (0.43%) GlassFish
20 13 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.16%) Weka
7 4 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.11%) InDesign
8 3 (0.080%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.054%) Maya
9 2 (0.054%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.054%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.027%) GIMP
10 1 (0.027%) InVision
10 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.027%) NUKE
10 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.027%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.027%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 47 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
3 27 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.32%) Magento
6 6 (0.16%) Movex
7 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.080%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.080%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.080%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.054%) Maximo
9 2 (0.054%) SAP EWM
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.027%) FastStats
10 1 (0.027%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 1 (0.027%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 339 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 310 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (2.17%) GitHub
4 71 (1.90%) SaaS
5 43 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.02%) Office 365
7 33 (0.88%) Serverless
8 24 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 23 (0.62%) npm
10 22 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (0.54%) Google Play
12 19 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 11 (0.29%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.27%) Force.com
16 8 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.21%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.21%) PaaS
17 6 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 72 (1.93%) HTTP
2 65 (1.74%) Internet
3 43 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.64%) DNS
5 21 (0.56%) Intranet
5 21 (0.56%) VPN
6 20 (0.54%) Firewall
6 20 (0.54%) SMS
7 18 (0.48%) Wireless
8 15 (0.40%) Extranet
9 12 (0.32%) SSL
10 11 (0.29%) Bluetooth
10 11 (0.29%) Broadband
11 9 (0.24%) FTP
11 9 (0.24%) iBeacon
11 9 (0.24%) Skype
12 7 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.16%) SMTP
13 6 (0.16%) VoIP
14 5 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,086 (29.05%) SQL Server
2 359 (9.60%) NoSQL
3 307 (8.21%) SQL Server 2016
4 265 (7.09%) MySQL
5 252 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 220 (5.89%) MongoDB
7 167 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 160 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 114 (3.05%) Big Data
10 108 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
11 91 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 76 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 76 (2.03%) Redis
13 71 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
14 56 (1.50%) Oracle Database
15 52 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
16 49 (1.31%) Power BI
17 46 (1.23%) MS Access
18 43 (1.15%) RDBMS
19 37 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 572 (15.30%) Git (software)
2 261 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 149 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 141 (3.77%) Subversion
5 138 (3.69%) NUnit
6 123 (3.29%) Jenkins
7 122 (3.26%) Selenium
8 95 (2.54%) JUnit
9 94 (2.51%) JIRA
9 94 (2.51%) Maven
10 89 (2.38%) TeamCity
11 84 (2.25%) gulp
12 59 (1.58%) Cucumber
13 51 (1.36%) Jasmine
14 45 (1.20%) webpack
15 41 (1.10%) Eclipse
16 40 (1.07%) Gradle
17 38 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
17 38 (1.02%) Moq
18 37 (0.99%) Grunt
General
1 518 (13.86%) Finance
2 171 (4.57%) Advertising
3 163 (4.36%) Retail
4 145 (3.88%) Marketing
5 122 (3.26%) Games
6 65 (1.74%) Automotive
7 62 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 55 (1.47%) Banking
9 41 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 38 (1.02%) Electronics
11 35 (0.94%) Publishing
12 31 (0.83%) Legal
13 25 (0.67%) Music Industry
14 24 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.59%) Billing
16 18 (0.48%) Law
17 12 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.27%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.24%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.24%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,652 (44.19%) .NET
2 1,359 (36.36%) HTML
3 1,134 (30.34%) CSS
4 1,011 (27.05%) ASP.NET
5 885 (23.68%) AngularJS
6 629 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 607 (16.24%) jQuery
8 515 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 513 (13.72%) Web Services
10 508 (13.59%) HTML5
11 480 (12.84%) RESTful
12 403 (10.78%) Node.js
13 397 (10.62%) WCF
14 388 (10.38%) XML
15 345 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 336 (8.99%) .NET Framework
17 328 (8.77%) Spring
18 325 (8.69%) React
19 321 (8.59%) CSS3
20 290 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 561 (15.01%) Computer Science
2 248 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
3 246 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 218 (5.83%) User Experience
5 194 (5.19%) Mobile App
6 181 (4.84%) Algorithms
7 86 (2.30%) Fintech
8 66 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (1.26%) Robotics
10 34 (0.91%) Social Media
11 33 (0.88%) Xbox
12 27 (0.72%) Life Science
12 27 (0.72%) Virtual Team
13 25 (0.67%) iPhone
13 25 (0.67%) Social Network
14 24 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 24 (0.64%) Management Information System
14 24 (0.64%) Smartphone
15 22 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
16 21 (0.56%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 326 (8.72%) Linux
2 254 (6.80%) Windows
3 176 (4.71%) Android
4 150 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 86 (2.30%) Unix
6 61 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.40%) CoreOS
8 14 (0.37%) Debian
9 9 (0.24%) Solaris
10 8 (0.21%) HPUX
11 7 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.080%) CentOS
16 2 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,578 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,106 (29.59%) MVC
3 771 (20.63%) TDD
4 648 (17.34%) Web Development
5 642 (17.17%) Software Engineering
6 614 (16.43%) OO
7 433 (11.58%) Scrum
8 412 (11.02%) SDLC
9 371 (9.93%) Web Application Development
10 351 (9.39%) Mathematics
11 305 (8.16%) Unit Testing
12 303 (8.11%) BDD
13 230 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
14 223 (5.97%) Front End Development
15 218 (5.83%) OOP
16 207 (5.54%) Test Automation
17 202 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
18 188 (5.03%) Mentoring
19 184 (4.92%) Multithreading
20 163 (4.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,883 (50.37%) C#
2 1,596 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 1,244 (33.28%) SQL
4 1,007 (26.94%) Java
5 447 (11.96%) Python
6 399 (10.67%) C++
7 324 (8.67%) PHP
8 265 (7.09%) Ruby
9 246 (6.58%) T-SQL
10 201 (5.38%) C
11 146 (3.91%) TypeScript
12 131 (3.50%) VB.NET
13 87 (2.33%) VBA
14 72 (1.93%) PowerShell
15 66 (1.77%) VB
16 58 (1.55%) Scala
17 57 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 56 (1.50%) F#
19 53 (1.42%) Apple Swift
19 53 (1.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 698 (18.67%) Degree
2 247 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (1.85%) PhD
4 40 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 32 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 20 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
8 17 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 17 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.19%) MCP
10 4 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.080%) HND
11 3 (0.080%) ISEB
11 3 (0.080%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.027%) MCSD
12 1 (0.027%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.027%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (2.27%) QA
2 16 (0.43%) SLA
3 15 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.054%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.054%) WAI
7 1 (0.027%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.027%) MiFID
7 1 (0.027%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 139 (3.72%) Docker
2 10 (0.27%) HDFS
3 6 (0.16%) Firmware
4 5 (0.13%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.11%) LXC
6 3 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.027%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (1.18%) Kibana
2 37 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 35 (0.94%) WSUS
4 29 (0.78%) Consul
5 20 (0.54%) Ansible
5 20 (0.54%) Puppet
6 19 (0.51%) Graphite
7 12 (0.32%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.13%) HockeyApp
11 3 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.054%) Grafana
12 2 (0.054%) MOM
13 1 (0.027%) Mesos
13 1 (0.027%) Oozie
13 1 (0.027%) Terraform
13 1 (0.027%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.027%) WMI
Vendors
1 653 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 243 (6.50%) Oracle
3 126 (3.37%) Google
4 66 (1.77%) Xamarin
5 47 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (1.23%) Facebook
7 44 (1.18%) IBM
8 39 (1.04%) SAP
8 39 (1.04%) Tableau
9 30 (0.80%) Sitecore
10 29 (0.78%) Apple
11 27 (0.72%) Sony
12 26 (0.70%) Twitter
13 25 (0.67%) Adobe
13 25 (0.67%) Cognos
14 23 (0.62%) VMware
15 19 (0.51%) Citrix
16 17 (0.45%) Veeam
16 17 (0.45%) Yahoo!
17 15 (0.40%) Symantec