Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,927 3,750 3,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.59% 32.04% 28.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.51% 33.00% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,611 3,338 3,589
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 10,268 11,362 12,780
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.08% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,812 9,346 10,661
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 1,104 £47,500 +5.56% 187
Cambridgeshire -1 871 £47,500 +5.56% 254
Essex 0 459 £40,000 -11.11% 70
Bedfordshire -4 206 £47,500 +11.76% 43
Suffolk 0 197 £42,500 +6.25% 47
Norfolk 0 93 £39,000 +20.00% 46
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,378 (47.08%) C#
2 1,243 (42.47%) .NET
3 1,242 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
4 1,213 (41.44%) JavaScript
5 1,059 (36.18%) SQL
6 930 (31.77%) HTML
7 862 (29.45%) SQL Server
8 851 (29.07%) CSS
9 781 (26.68%) Java
10 704 (24.05%) MVC
11 630 (21.52%) AngularJS
12 603 (20.60%) ASP.NET
13 569 (19.44%) TDD
14 467 (15.95%) Microsoft
15 460 (15.72%) jQuery
16 433 (14.79%) Web Services
17 406 (13.87%) Degree
18 400 (13.67%) Software Engineering
19 395 (13.50%) OO
20 393 (13.43%) Web Development
21 375 (12.81%) Git (software)
22 364 (12.44%) Computer Science
23 357 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
24 342 (11.68%) Python
25 324 (11.07%) HTML5
26 303 (10.35%) ASP.NET MVC
26 303 (10.35%) Scrum
27 292 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web API
28 286 (9.77%) RESTful
29 285 (9.74%) Front End Development

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 80 (2.73%) WebSphere
2 78 (2.66%) CMS
3 76 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 73 (2.49%) JBoss
5 55 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 51 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 50 (1.71%) WordPress
8 39 (1.33%) Drupal
9 38 (1.30%) Confluence
10 36 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 33 (1.13%) Apache Spark
12 30 (1.02%) IIS
13 24 (0.82%) Apache
13 24 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 19 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
17 14 (0.48%) Anypoint
18 11 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
18 11 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 59 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.17%) InDesign
7 3 (0.10%) EngageOne
7 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.10%) Weka
8 2 (0.068%) GIMP
8 2 (0.068%) HipChat
8 2 (0.068%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.034%) InVision
9 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.034%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 32 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.82%) Magento
3 17 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
6 12 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.14%) Odoo
9 4 (0.14%) StreamServe
10 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.068%) OpenCart
11 2 (0.068%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
12 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 357 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (1.74%) GitHub
4 46 (1.57%) SaaS
5 24 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (0.82%) Office 365
6 20 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
6 20 (0.68%) Serverless
7 19 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 13 (0.44%) npm
9 10 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.31%) Google Play
11 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.27%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.17%) Trello
15 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.10%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.10%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.36%) HTTP
2 34 (1.16%) Internet
3 27 (0.92%) SMS
4 22 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.38%) Skype
6 8 (0.27%) DNS
6 8 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.24%) SSL
7 7 (0.24%) Wireless
8 5 (0.17%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.17%) Broadband
8 5 (0.17%) Firewall
9 4 (0.14%) IPv6
9 4 (0.14%) SSH
10 3 (0.10%) DHCP
10 3 (0.10%) Hyperconnected
10 3 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.068%) Intranet
11 2 (0.068%) RTCP
11 2 (0.068%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 210 (7.17%) MySQL
3 202 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 198 (6.76%) Relational Database
5 172 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 155 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 137 (4.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 134 (4.58%) MongoDB
9 92 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
10 89 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 83 (2.84%) Power BI
12 76 (2.60%) Big Data
12 76 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
13 50 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 46 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 38 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
16 36 (1.23%) Redis
17 30 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
17 30 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 24 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 375 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 224 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 143 (4.89%) JIRA
4 95 (3.25%) Subversion
5 88 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 86 (2.94%) NUnit
7 83 (2.84%) Jenkins
8 63 (2.15%) Maven
9 56 (1.91%) JUnit
10 49 (1.67%) Selenium
11 47 (1.61%) Jasmine
12 45 (1.54%) Eclipse
13 35 (1.20%) LabVIEW
14 32 (1.09%) gulp
14 32 (1.09%) TeamCity
15 28 (0.96%) Grunt
15 28 (0.96%) webpack
16 27 (0.92%) Vagrant
17 25 (0.85%) StyleCop
18 20 (0.68%) Redmine
General
1 264 (9.02%) Finance
2 183 (6.25%) Retail
3 128 (4.37%) Games
4 85 (2.90%) Marketing
5 54 (1.84%) Advertising
6 52 (1.78%) Automotive
7 47 (1.61%) Back Office
8 46 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 29 (0.99%) Legal
11 25 (0.85%) Banking
12 22 (0.75%) Publishing
13 21 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 20 (0.68%) Law
15 17 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.31%) Electronics
17 5 (0.17%) Military
18 3 (0.10%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.10%) Retail Banking
19 2 (0.068%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,243 (42.47%) .NET
2 930 (31.77%) HTML
3 851 (29.07%) CSS
4 630 (21.52%) AngularJS
5 603 (20.60%) ASP.NET
6 460 (15.72%) jQuery
7 433 (14.79%) Web Services
8 324 (11.07%) HTML5
9 303 (10.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 292 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 286 (9.77%) RESTful
12 277 (9.46%) .NET Framework
13 269 (9.19%) Spring
14 258 (8.81%) React
15 236 (8.06%) Node.js
16 234 (7.99%) REST
17 212 (7.24%) XML
18 206 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 175 (5.98%) CSS3
20 163 (5.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 364 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 219 (7.48%) User Experience
3 201 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
4 159 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 125 (4.27%) Mobile App
6 99 (3.38%) Algorithms
7 86 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 66 (2.25%) Fintech
9 60 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
10 56 (1.91%) Robotics
11 35 (1.20%) AS400
11 35 (1.20%) iSeries
12 34 (1.16%) Life Science
13 24 (0.82%) Data Structures
14 22 (0.75%) Social Media
15 21 (0.72%) Reference Data
16 16 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (0.55%) Private Cloud
16 16 (0.55%) W3C
17 14 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 183 (6.25%) Linux
2 179 (6.12%) Windows
3 111 (3.79%) Android
4 87 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 28 (0.96%) Unix
6 14 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.14%) Debian
7 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.10%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.068%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.034%) HPUX
10 1 (0.034%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,242 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
2 704 (24.05%) MVC
3 569 (19.44%) TDD
4 400 (13.67%) Software Engineering
5 395 (13.50%) OO
6 393 (13.43%) Web Development
7 303 (10.35%) Scrum
8 285 (9.74%) Front End Development
9 280 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
10 216 (7.38%) Mathematics
11 208 (7.11%) DevOps
12 207 (7.07%) BDD
13 194 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
14 191 (6.53%) SDLC
15 184 (6.29%) Microservices
15 184 (6.29%) Unit Testing
16 181 (6.18%) E-Commerce
17 163 (5.57%) Web Application Development
18 156 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
19 146 (4.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,378 (47.08%) C#
2 1,213 (41.44%) JavaScript
3 1,059 (36.18%) SQL
4 781 (26.68%) Java
5 342 (11.68%) Python
6 269 (9.19%) T-SQL
7 252 (8.61%) PHP
8 234 (7.99%) C++
9 152 (5.19%) TypeScript
10 132 (4.51%) Java 8
11 122 (4.17%) C
12 77 (2.63%) VB.NET
13 75 (2.56%) Scala
14 72 (2.46%) PL/SQL
15 68 (2.32%) Ruby
16 58 (1.98%) ES6
17 46 (1.57%) PowerShell
18 41 (1.40%) VBA
19 40 (1.37%) VB
20 35 (1.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 406 (13.87%) Degree
2 202 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (2.39%) PhD
4 36 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 31 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
7 17 (0.58%) MPhil
8 16 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.14%) HND
10 1 (0.034%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.034%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.034%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.034%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.034%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.22%) QA
2 28 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.10%) SLA
4 3 (0.10%) WAI
5 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.034%) GDPR
6 1 (0.034%) JTAG
System Software
1 143 (4.89%) Docker
2 14 (0.48%) Firmware
2 14 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.41%) HDFS
5 9 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.14%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.068%) KVM
8 2 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.034%) Squid
Systems Management
1 52 (1.78%) Kubernetes
2 43 (1.47%) Ansible
3 31 (1.06%) Kibana
4 21 (0.72%) Consul
4 21 (0.72%) Graphite
5 17 (0.58%) Terraform
6 12 (0.41%) Grafana
7 9 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 9 (0.31%) WSUS
8 8 (0.27%) Oozie
8 8 (0.27%) Packer
9 7 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.24%) Puppet
10 6 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.034%) Nagios
11 1 (0.034%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 467 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 201 (6.87%) Oracle
3 84 (2.87%) Google
4 55 (1.88%) Xamarin
5 40 (1.37%) SAP
6 36 (1.23%) Facebook
7 34 (1.16%) Talend
8 32 (1.09%) Adobe
9 29 (0.99%) WorldPay
10 26 (0.89%) IBM
10 26 (0.89%) Tableau
11 21 (0.72%) New Relic
12 19 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.51%) MuleSoft
13 15 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.48%) VMware
15 13 (0.44%) CA
15 13 (0.44%) Cognos
15 13 (0.44%) Hortonworks
16 12 (0.41%) Sybase