Period
to 25 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 January 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,531 2,569 3,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.28% 27.27% 30.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.43% 28.08% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 2,254 3,322
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 5,792 9,150 11,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 97.12% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,094 6,935 9,513
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,139 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% -3.96% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 25 January 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 25 January 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
Hertfordshire +1 574 £52,500 +5.00% 149
Cambridgeshire -4 320 £50,000 - 203
Essex 0 291 £42,500 +6.25% 98
Bedfordshire -2 117 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Norfolk +3 113 £40,000 +6.67% 33
Suffolk 0 113 £42,500 - 42
East Anglia - 3 £40,000 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 677 (44.22%) C#
2 653 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 623 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
4 611 (39.91%) .NET
5 602 (39.32%) SQL
6 475 (31.03%) CSS
7 467 (30.50%) HTML
8 429 (28.02%) SQL Server
9 391 (25.54%) MVC
10 350 (22.86%) ASP.NET
11 341 (22.27%) Azure
12 323 (21.10%) AngularJS
13 322 (21.03%) Microsoft
14 312 (20.38%) Web Development
15 286 (18.68%) Git (software)
16 266 (17.37%) Java
17 219 (14.30%) PHP
18 214 (13.98%) AWS
19 213 (13.91%) Degree
20 212 (13.85%) TDD
21 211 (13.78%) Scrum
22 207 (13.52%) User Experience
23 202 (13.19%) React
24 201 (13.13%) MySQL
24 201 (13.13%) jQuery
25 182 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
25 182 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
26 180 (11.76%) E-Commerce
27 174 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
28 152 (9.93%) Python

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 52 (3.40%) Confluence
2 48 (3.14%) CMS
3 35 (2.29%) IIS
4 32 (2.09%) nginx
5 31 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 31 (2.02%) WordPress
6 26 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 21 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (1.24%) Apache
9 17 (1.11%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.91%) OpenEdge
12 11 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
12 11 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.26%) Drupal
15 3 (0.20%) JBoss
15 3 (0.20%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
15 3 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.76%) HipChat
3 18 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 30 (1.96%) Magento
2 18 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.13%) Maximo
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.13%) Shopify
7 1 (0.065%) Odoo
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.065%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.065%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 341 (22.27%) Azure
2 214 (13.98%) AWS
3 81 (5.29%) SaaS
4 67 (4.38%) GCP
5 59 (3.85%) Power Platform
6 38 (2.48%) npm
7 30 (1.96%) GitHub
8 25 (1.63%) Serverless
9 21 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.05%) Amazon ECS
11 14 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
12 12 (0.78%) Office 365
13 10 (0.65%) PaaS
14 9 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.52%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
15 8 (0.52%) IaaS
16 7 (0.46%) Google Analytics
17 6 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.16%) HTTP
2 28 (1.83%) Internet
3 13 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (0.59%) Broadband
4 9 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.39%) DNS
6 4 (0.26%) SSL
7 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.20%) Wireless
8 2 (0.13%) ATM
8 2 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.13%) SNMP
9 1 (0.065%) FTP
9 1 (0.065%) Hyperconnected
9 1 (0.065%) MQTT
9 1 (0.065%) SMS
9 1 (0.065%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.065%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 201 (13.13%) MySQL
3 124 (8.10%) Relational Database
4 94 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
7 59 (3.85%) Power BI
8 56 (3.66%) NoSQL
9 55 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.83%) MongoDB
12 26 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
13 21 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
14 20 (1.31%) IBM InfoSphere
15 17 (1.11%) QlikView
16 16 (1.05%) MS Access
17 14 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 13 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (0.85%) Data Lake
18 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 286 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 131 (8.56%) JIRA
3 112 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 75 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 71 (4.64%) Visual Studio
6 59 (3.85%) webpack
7 55 (3.59%) Bitbucket
8 41 (2.68%) Maven
9 35 (2.29%) Selenium
10 33 (2.16%) Subversion
11 32 (2.09%) Jasmine
12 31 (2.02%) TeamCity
13 30 (1.96%) Gradle
14 29 (1.89%) Eclipse
15 27 (1.76%) SonarQube
16 26 (1.70%) Ant
16 26 (1.70%) Grunt
17 22 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (1.44%) gulp
17 22 (1.44%) NUnit
General
1 118 (7.71%) Retail
2 107 (6.99%) Finance
3 57 (3.72%) Marketing
4 27 (1.76%) Games
5 21 (1.37%) Public Sector
6 18 (1.18%) Legal
7 17 (1.11%) Law
8 14 (0.91%) Automotive
9 13 (0.85%) Electronics
9 13 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.72%) Back Office
12 10 (0.65%) Advertising
13 9 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.33%) Publishing
15 4 (0.26%) Banking
15 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.20%) Housing Association
17 2 (0.13%) Police
18 1 (0.065%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (39.91%) .NET
2 475 (31.03%) CSS
3 467 (30.50%) HTML
4 350 (22.86%) ASP.NET
5 323 (21.10%) AngularJS
6 202 (13.19%) React
7 201 (13.13%) jQuery
8 182 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 148 (9.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 141 (9.21%) RESTful
11 140 (9.14%) Web Services
12 130 (8.49%) Node.js
13 128 (8.36%) HTML5
14 125 (8.16%) .NET Framework
15 95 (6.21%) Spring
16 94 (6.14%) Vue.js
17 91 (5.94%) REST
18 87 (5.68%) XML
19 82 (5.36%) .NET Core
20 75 (4.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 207 (13.52%) User Experience
2 174 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (8.03%) Self-Motivation
4 105 (6.86%) Mobile App
5 80 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 20 (1.31%) Replication
8 19 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.11%) Smartphone
11 16 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
12 14 (0.91%) W3C
13 13 (0.85%) Animation
14 10 (0.65%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.65%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.52%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.52%) Life Science
15 8 (0.52%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.33%) Robotics
16 5 (0.33%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 95 (6.21%) Linux
2 88 (5.75%) Android
3 84 (5.49%) Apple iOS
4 63 (4.11%) Windows
5 15 (0.98%) Unix
6 4 (0.26%) AIX
6 4 (0.26%) CentOS
6 4 (0.26%) MVS
6 4 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
7 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.13%) Debian
8 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.13%) zOS
9 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.065%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (25.54%) MVC
3 312 (20.38%) Web Development
4 212 (13.85%) TDD
5 211 (13.78%) Scrum
6 182 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
7 180 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 149 (9.73%) Computer Science
9 142 (9.27%) DevOps
10 141 (9.21%) Software Engineering
11 134 (8.75%) Front End Development
12 133 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
13 116 (7.58%) OO
14 112 (7.32%) Unit Testing
15 111 (7.25%) Microservices
16 109 (7.12%) Continuous Delivery
17 101 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
18 100 (6.53%) BDD
19 97 (6.34%) SOLID
20 92 (6.01%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 677 (44.22%) C#
2 653 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 602 (39.32%) SQL
4 266 (17.37%) Java
5 219 (14.30%) PHP
6 152 (9.93%) Python
7 126 (8.23%) TypeScript
8 96 (6.27%) T-SQL
9 71 (4.64%) VB.NET
10 67 (4.38%) C
11 59 (3.85%) C++
12 47 (3.07%) ES6
13 45 (2.94%) Apple Swift
14 34 (2.22%) Objective-C
15 27 (1.76%) VBA
16 22 (1.44%) Kotlin
16 22 (1.44%) VB
17 20 (1.31%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.18%) Ruby
19 15 (0.98%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 213 (13.91%) Degree
2 97 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 21 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.24%) Postgraduate
5 9 (0.59%) HND
5 9 (0.59%) MBCS
6 8 (0.52%) ISEB
7 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.33%) CCNA
8 5 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.13%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.065%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.065%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.065%) PhD
10 1 (0.065%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.70%) QA
2 9 (0.59%) GDPR
2 9 (0.59%) WAI
3 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 70 (4.57%) Docker
2 22 (1.44%) Firmware
3 1 (0.065%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.065%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 52 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.78%) Terraform
3 9 (0.59%) Ansible
4 5 (0.33%) Matomo
4 5 (0.33%) Puppet
5 4 (0.26%) Istio
5 4 (0.26%) Kibana
6 3 (0.20%) logstash
6 3 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.13%) MOM
7 2 (0.13%) Nagios
7 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.065%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.065%) Grafana
8 1 (0.065%) Graphite
8 1 (0.065%) MIIS
8 1 (0.065%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.065%) WSUS
Vendors
1 322 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 135 (8.82%) Oracle
3 61 (3.98%) Google
4 37 (2.42%) IBM
5 34 (2.22%) hybris
6 27 (1.76%) Atlassian
7 23 (1.50%) Adobe
8 22 (1.44%) Tableau
9 20 (1.31%) Talend
10 19 (1.24%) Zend
11 16 (1.05%) Logi
11 16 (1.05%) Logi Analytics
11 16 (1.05%) MuleSoft
11 16 (1.05%) Xamarin
12 15 (0.98%) Progress
13 13 (0.85%) SAP
13 13 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.78%) IFS
14 12 (0.78%) RedGate
15 9 (0.59%) WorldPay