Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,779 3,197 3,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.55% 27.70% 32.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.69% 28.59% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,410 2,785 3,565
East of England median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 6,926 11,182 11,713
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 96.87% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5,263 8,383 9,495
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 17 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 -1 593 £50,000 +5.26% 125
Cambridgeshire 0 513 £50,000 +11.11% 212
Essex 0 262 £40,000 -5.88% 62
Bedfordshire +3 238 £55,000 +15.79% 46
Suffolk 0 91 £42,500 -2.30% 47
Norfolk -1 78 £36,404 -4.20% 46
East Anglia - 3 £40,000 - 22
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 767 (43.11%) JavaScript
2 724 (40.70%) C#
3 705 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
4 618 (34.74%) .NET
5 586 (32.94%) HTML
6 537 (30.19%) CSS
7 526 (29.57%) SQL
8 437 (24.56%) SQL Server
9 397 (22.32%) Java
10 347 (19.51%) MVC
11 335 (18.83%) Microsoft
12 333 (18.72%) AngularJS
13 324 (18.21%) Git (software)
13 324 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 323 (18.16%) ASP.NET
15 275 (15.46%) Degree
16 259 (14.56%) OO
17 258 (14.50%) React
18 243 (13.66%) TDD
19 234 (13.15%) Web Development
20 232 (13.04%) Software Engineering
21 225 (12.65%) Finance
22 219 (12.31%) Scrum
23 214 (12.03%) PHP
24 208 (11.69%) HTML5
25 206 (11.58%) jQuery
26 204 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
27 194 (10.91%) Front End Development
28 189 (10.62%) Python
29 185 (10.40%) Web Services

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 48 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (2.47%) CMS
3 41 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 37 (2.08%) WordPress
5 28 (1.57%) Apache
5 28 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 25 (1.41%) IIS
7 24 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 20 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 15 (0.84%) nginx
10 14 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 14 (0.79%) JBoss
11 10 (0.56%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.51%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.51%) Confluence
12 9 (0.51%) CoreMedia CMS
13 7 (0.39%) GeoServer
14 5 (0.28%) Liferay
14 5 (0.28%) WildFly
15 4 (0.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.28%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.17%) GIMP
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) Sketch
8 2 (0.11%) Weka
9 1 (0.056%) InVision
9 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 66 (3.71%) Magento
2 28 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.62%) Summit
4 9 (0.51%) Maximo
4 9 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.28%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.11%) Odoo
7 2 (0.11%) ProductWriter
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.11%) Shopify
8 1 (0.056%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.056%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.056%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.056%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.056%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.056%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 324 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 204 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (5.00%) Power Platform
4 69 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 63 (3.54%) SaaS
6 51 (2.87%) GitHub
7 22 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (1.24%) npm
7 22 (1.24%) Serverless
8 17 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
10 13 (0.73%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.62%) AWS IoT
11 11 (0.62%) PowerApps
12 10 (0.56%) IaaS
12 10 (0.56%) PaaS
13 8 (0.45%) Office 365
14 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Flow
14 6 (0.34%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.42%) HTTP
2 35 (1.97%) Internet
3 16 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.79%) Bluetooth
5 11 (0.62%) RFID
6 8 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.39%) Intranet
8 5 (0.28%) ATM
9 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.22%) Wireless
10 3 (0.17%) DNS
10 3 (0.17%) IPv6
10 3 (0.17%) SMS
10 3 (0.17%) SSL
11 2 (0.11%) FTP
11 2 (0.11%) LTE
11 2 (0.11%) Software-Defined Radio
11 2 (0.11%) VPN
12 1 (0.056%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.056%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 179 (10.06%) MySQL
3 111 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 98 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 88 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
6 88 (4.95%) Power BI
7 85 (4.78%) NoSQL
8 70 (3.93%) MongoDB
9 65 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
10 59 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (1.52%) Big Data
12 24 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (1.29%) QlikView
14 22 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
15 21 (1.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.18%) GIS
16 18 (1.01%) Redis
17 15 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
18 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 324 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 124 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 112 (6.30%) JIRA
4 70 (3.93%) Jenkins
5 66 (3.71%) Subversion
6 59 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (2.53%) Maven
7 45 (2.53%) NUnit
8 43 (2.42%) webpack
9 41 (2.30%) Selenium
10 34 (1.91%) JUnit
11 33 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 32 (1.80%) Gradle
13 30 (1.69%) gulp
14 28 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
15 27 (1.52%) Grunt
16 26 (1.46%) TeamCity
17 22 (1.24%) Moq
18 20 (1.12%) Bitbucket
18 20 (1.12%) git-flow
General
1 225 (12.65%) Finance
2 119 (6.69%) Retail
3 58 (3.26%) Games
3 58 (3.26%) Marketing
4 35 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 32 (1.80%) Banking
6 31 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.18%) Electronics
8 15 (0.84%) Automotive
8 15 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.67%) Military
11 10 (0.56%) Legal
12 8 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.39%) Back Office
14 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.22%) Advertising
15 4 (0.22%) Law
16 2 (0.11%) Humanities
16 2 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (34.74%) .NET
2 586 (32.94%) HTML
3 537 (30.19%) CSS
4 333 (18.72%) AngularJS
5 323 (18.16%) ASP.NET
6 258 (14.50%) React
7 208 (11.69%) HTML5
8 206 (11.58%) jQuery
9 185 (10.40%) Web Services
10 159 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 147 (8.26%) Node.js
12 131 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 126 (7.08%) REST
14 122 (6.86%) Spring
15 118 (6.63%) CSS3
16 113 (6.35%) .NET Framework
17 106 (5.96%) RESTful
18 95 (5.34%) Vue.js
19 91 (5.12%) XML
20 89 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 134 (7.53%) User Experience
2 130 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
4 79 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 57 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (3.15%) Algorithms
7 42 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.57%) Animation
9 26 (1.46%) Smartphone
10 22 (1.24%) Photography
11 19 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.01%) Blog
13 15 (0.84%) Life Science
14 12 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
15 11 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.56%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.56%) Social Media
17 9 (0.51%) Virtual Team
18 8 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
18 8 (0.45%) Lidar
Operating Systems
1 182 (10.23%) Linux
2 112 (6.30%) Android
3 95 (5.34%) Apple iOS
4 68 (3.82%) Windows
5 20 (1.12%) Unix
6 11 (0.62%) CentOS
7 7 (0.39%) AIX
7 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.28%) zOS
10 3 (0.17%) SUSE
11 2 (0.11%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.11%) Debian
11 2 (0.11%) MVS
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (19.51%) MVC
3 259 (14.56%) OO
4 243 (13.66%) TDD
5 234 (13.15%) Web Development
6 232 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 219 (12.31%) Scrum
8 194 (10.91%) Front End Development
9 178 (10.01%) Computer Science
10 160 (8.99%) OOP
11 156 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
12 146 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
13 145 (8.15%) E-Commerce
14 126 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
15 122 (6.86%) SOLID
16 119 (6.69%) SDLC
17 114 (6.41%) DevOps
18 106 (5.96%) Mobile Development
19 105 (5.90%) Analytics
20 97 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 767 (43.11%) JavaScript
2 724 (40.70%) C#
3 526 (29.57%) SQL
4 397 (22.32%) Java
5 214 (12.03%) PHP
6 189 (10.62%) Python
7 149 (8.38%) T-SQL
8 136 (7.64%) C++
9 101 (5.68%) TypeScript
10 71 (3.99%) ES6
11 66 (3.71%) C
12 59 (3.32%) Apple Swift
12 59 (3.32%) Objective-C
13 49 (2.75%) Kotlin
14 46 (2.59%) Java 8
14 46 (2.59%) Ruby
15 30 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 29 (1.63%) VB.NET
17 26 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 24 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 275 (15.46%) Degree
2 112 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.96%) PhD
6 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.67%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.34%) MCSD
10 5 (0.28%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.28%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.22%) HND
12 3 (0.17%) ISEB
12 3 (0.17%) MBCS
13 2 (0.11%) CCNA
13 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.11%) OCP
14 1 (0.056%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (1.91%) QA
2 12 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.28%) SLA
4 4 (0.22%) WAI
5 3 (0.17%) GDPR
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 129 (7.25%) Docker
2 11 (0.62%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 6 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.28%) Firmware
5 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 2 (0.11%) Postfix
6 2 (0.11%) Varnish
6 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.056%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (2.64%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.63%) Ansible
3 27 (1.52%) Terraform
4 11 (0.62%) Puppet
5 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.22%) Grafana
6 4 (0.22%) Kibana
6 4 (0.22%) logstash
7 3 (0.17%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.11%) Graphite
8 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) Packer
9 1 (0.056%) Istio
9 1 (0.056%) Mesos
9 1 (0.056%) MIIS
Vendors
1 335 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 122 (6.86%) Oracle
3 80 (4.50%) Google
4 47 (2.64%) Xamarin
5 45 (2.53%) IBM
6 39 (2.19%) Adobe
6 39 (2.19%) Tableau
7 22 (1.24%) Talend
8 20 (1.12%) SAP
9 18 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.90%) WorldPay
11 15 (0.84%) ESRI
12 13 (0.73%) Elastic Path
13 12 (0.67%) MuleSoft
14 11 (0.62%) Apple
14 11 (0.62%) hybris
14 11 (0.62%) Logi
14 11 (0.62%) Logi Analytics
15 8 (0.45%) Luciad
16 6 (0.34%) Zend