Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,500 3,931 3,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.04% 32.47% 26.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.94% 33.49% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,094 3,656 3,499
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 12,092 11,739 13,781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.96% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9,433 9,511 11,316
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 1,394 £50,000 +11.11% 130
Cambridgeshire -1 1,082 £45,000 +7.14% 216
Essex -1 498 £47,000 +4.44% 96
Suffolk -1 211 £43,500 +8.75% 56
Bedfordshire -3 178 £47,500 +5.56% 41
Norfolk +1 137 £37,500 - 40
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1,750 (50.00%) C#
2 1,651 (47.17%) .NET
3 1,502 (42.91%) JavaScript
4 1,483 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 1,202 (34.34%) SQL
6 1,194 (34.11%) HTML
7 1,102 (31.49%) SQL Server
8 1,014 (28.97%) MVC
9 1,012 (28.91%) CSS
10 987 (28.20%) ASP.NET
11 892 (25.49%) Java
12 855 (24.43%) AngularJS
13 766 (21.89%) TDD
14 605 (17.29%) Microsoft
15 598 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 595 (17.00%) Git (software)
17 557 (15.91%) jQuery
18 548 (15.66%) Software Engineering
19 537 (15.34%) Degree
20 535 (15.29%) OO
21 524 (14.97%) Web Development
22 480 (13.71%) HTML5
23 469 (13.40%) Web Services
24 464 (13.26%) Computer Science
25 457 (13.06%) RESTful
26 454 (12.97%) ASP.NET Web API
27 423 (12.09%) Finance
28 417 (11.91%) Python
29 413 (11.80%) Scrum
30 397 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 112 (3.20%) Tomcat
2 108 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (2.77%) JBoss
4 82 (2.34%) CMS
5 80 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 78 (2.23%) SharePoint
7 62 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 59 (1.69%) Apache
9 50 (1.43%) WebLogic
10 46 (1.31%) IIS
11 43 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
12 38 (1.09%) Confluence
13 35 (1.00%) WordPress
14 34 (0.97%) Umbraco
15 29 (0.83%) Apache Spark
16 26 (0.74%) Drupal
17 21 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
18 19 (0.54%) GlassFish
18 19 (0.54%) NServiceBus
19 18 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 48 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (0.40%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.26%) InVision
6 8 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (0.20%) HipChat
7 7 (0.20%) Weka
8 3 (0.086%) GIMP
9 2 (0.057%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.057%) Maya
9 2 (0.057%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.029%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.029%) InDesign
10 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.029%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.029%) Simulink
10 1 (0.029%) SPSS
10 1 (0.029%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 56 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
3 41 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.43%) Magento
5 12 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.23%) Maximo
8 7 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.17%) Movex
9 6 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.086%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.057%) Fredhopper
13 1 (0.029%) Adobe Campaign
13 1 (0.029%) FastStats
13 1 (0.029%) FastStats PeopleStage
13 1 (0.029%) Oracle Financials
13 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.029%) Shopify
13 1 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 397 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 348 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (2.54%) GitHub
4 72 (2.06%) SaaS
5 40 (1.14%) Office 365
6 36 (1.03%) npm
7 35 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (0.83%) Serverless
9 26 (0.74%) OpenShift
10 17 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.20%) Boomi
15 7 (0.20%) Dropbox
16 6 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (0.17%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.17%) Google Play
16 6 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.46%) HTTP
2 50 (1.43%) Internet
3 30 (0.86%) SMS
4 27 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.66%) VPN
6 17 (0.49%) Skype
6 17 (0.49%) SSL
7 16 (0.46%) Broadband
8 14 (0.40%) Intranet
9 12 (0.34%) Extranet
10 11 (0.31%) DNS
11 8 (0.23%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.17%) Wireless
13 5 (0.14%) iBeacon
14 4 (0.11%) Firewall
14 4 (0.11%) FTP
14 4 (0.11%) Kerberos
15 2 (0.057%) IMAP
15 2 (0.057%) SMTP
15 2 (0.057%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,102 (31.49%) SQL Server
2 288 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 274 (7.83%) SQL Server 2016
4 232 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 222 (6.34%) MySQL
6 212 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 158 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 151 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 110 (3.14%) Big Data
10 92 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 80 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
12 75 (2.14%) Oracle Database
13 73 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 60 (1.71%) Power BI
15 55 (1.57%) RDBMS
16 48 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 39 (1.11%) RavenDB
17 39 (1.11%) Redis
18 33 (0.94%) MS Access
19 32 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 595 (17.00%) Git (software)
2 228 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 139 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 132 (3.77%) JIRA
5 124 (3.54%) Selenium
6 120 (3.43%) NUnit
7 108 (3.09%) gulp
7 108 (3.09%) Subversion
8 106 (3.03%) Maven
9 103 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 78 (2.23%) TeamCity
11 69 (1.97%) JUnit
12 66 (1.89%) webpack
13 63 (1.80%) Cucumber
14 58 (1.66%) Jasmine
15 50 (1.43%) Gradle
16 47 (1.34%) ReSharper
17 46 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
18 41 (1.17%) Grunt
19 40 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 423 (12.09%) Finance
2 179 (5.11%) Retail
3 163 (4.66%) Marketing
4 137 (3.91%) Advertising
5 123 (3.51%) Games
6 56 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 52 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.34%) Automotive
9 38 (1.09%) Legal
10 37 (1.06%) Banking
11 20 (0.57%) Law
11 20 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (0.57%) Publishing
12 16 (0.46%) Electronics
13 14 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.37%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.26%) Billing
16 8 (0.23%) Back Office
16 8 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.086%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,651 (47.17%) .NET
2 1,194 (34.11%) HTML
3 1,012 (28.91%) CSS
4 987 (28.20%) ASP.NET
5 855 (24.43%) AngularJS
6 598 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 557 (15.91%) jQuery
8 480 (13.71%) HTML5
9 469 (13.40%) Web Services
10 457 (13.06%) RESTful
11 454 (12.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 360 (10.29%) .NET Framework
13 343 (9.80%) XML
14 325 (9.29%) React
15 321 (9.17%) Node.js
15 321 (9.17%) WCF
16 297 (8.49%) Spring
17 289 (8.26%) CSS3
18 287 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 262 (7.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 464 (13.26%) Computer Science
2 250 (7.14%) User Experience
3 215 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
4 203 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 185 (5.29%) Mobile App
6 169 (4.83%) Algorithms
7 104 (2.97%) Fintech
8 92 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 78 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 56 (1.60%) Robotics
11 41 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 36 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 33 (0.94%) Life Science
13 33 (0.94%) Xbox
14 31 (0.89%) Online Games
15 30 (0.86%) Media Streaming
16 27 (0.77%) Smartphone
17 26 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 22 (0.63%) Management Information System
19 20 (0.57%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 327 (9.34%) Linux
2 257 (7.34%) Windows
3 148 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 139 (3.97%) Android
5 103 (2.94%) Unix
6 52 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.37%) Solaris
8 11 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.29%) Debian
9 10 (0.29%) HPUX
10 9 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.17%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.086%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.057%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.029%) CentOS
15 1 (0.029%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,483 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,014 (28.97%) MVC
3 766 (21.89%) TDD
4 548 (15.66%) Software Engineering
5 535 (15.29%) OO
6 524 (14.97%) Web Development
7 413 (11.80%) Scrum
8 349 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
9 322 (9.20%) SDLC
10 316 (9.03%) Web Application Development
11 297 (8.49%) Front End Development
12 285 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
13 266 (7.60%) Mathematics
14 257 (7.34%) BDD
15 243 (6.94%) Unit Testing
16 225 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
17 213 (6.09%) E-Commerce
18 211 (6.03%) DevOps
19 190 (5.43%) Test Automation
20 185 (5.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,750 (50.00%) C#
2 1,502 (42.91%) JavaScript
3 1,202 (34.34%) SQL
4 892 (25.49%) Java
5 417 (11.91%) Python
6 341 (9.74%) C++
7 255 (7.29%) PHP
8 215 (6.14%) T-SQL
9 197 (5.63%) C
10 193 (5.51%) Ruby
11 138 (3.94%) TypeScript
12 125 (3.57%) VB.NET
13 95 (2.71%) Scala
14 80 (2.29%) ES6
15 75 (2.14%) Java 8
15 75 (2.14%) VBA
16 65 (1.86%) PL/SQL
17 56 (1.60%) PowerShell
18 54 (1.54%) Apple Swift
19 46 (1.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 537 (15.34%) Degree
2 239 (6.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.69%) PhD
4 35 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 25 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.29%) HND
9 8 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.11%) MCSD
11 3 (0.086%) MCP
12 2 (0.057%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.057%) MCPD
12 2 (0.057%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.029%) ISEB
13 1 (0.029%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.029%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.26%) QA
2 26 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.49%) SLA
4 15 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.26%) GCP
6 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.086%) WAI
8 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.029%) MiFID
9 1 (0.029%) PMO
9 1 (0.029%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 187 (5.34%) Docker
2 16 (0.46%) Firmware
3 9 (0.26%) HDFS
4 8 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.17%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.14%) LXC
8 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.029%) Squid
9 1 (0.029%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 63 (1.80%) Kibana
2 33 (0.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 30 (0.86%) Kubernetes
3 30 (0.86%) WSUS
4 15 (0.43%) Puppet
5 14 (0.40%) Ansible
6 13 (0.37%) Consul
6 13 (0.37%) Graphite
7 12 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.20%) Terraform
10 6 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.14%) HockeyApp
12 3 (0.086%) MOM
13 2 (0.057%) CA Service Virtualization
13 2 (0.057%) Oozie
14 1 (0.029%) Grafana
14 1 (0.029%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.029%) logstash
Vendors
1 605 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 250 (7.14%) Oracle
3 110 (3.14%) Google
4 79 (2.26%) Xamarin
5 52 (1.49%) WorldPay
6 47 (1.34%) IBM
7 44 (1.26%) Facebook
8 37 (1.06%) Tableau
9 33 (0.94%) Adobe
9 33 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 32 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 30 (0.86%) SAP
11 30 (0.86%) VMware
12 25 (0.71%) Capita
13 23 (0.66%) Cognos
14 21 (0.60%) Citrix
15 19 (0.54%) Veeam
16 18 (0.51%) Twitter
17 16 (0.46%) Talend
18 15 (0.43%) hybris