Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer/Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer/Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 217 289
Rank change year-on-year +49 +72 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 222 162 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.83% 1.30% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.34% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 173 156 93
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

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 11,725 12,060 13,648
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.05% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,986 9,736 11,326
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
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/Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Developer/Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Developer/Software Engineer in the East of England

Developer/Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Developer/Software Engineer in the East of England

Developer/Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer/Software Engineer in the East of England

Developer/Software Engineer
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/Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Cambridgeshire +39 153 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Hertfordshire +9 47 £45,000 -
Suffolk -2 13 £43,500 -3.33%
Essex +35 5 £50,000 +76.99% 1
Bedfordshire +22 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Norfolk +5 1 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Developer/Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Developer/Software Engineer 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/Software Engineer in the job title.

1 202 (90.99%) Software Engineering
2 122 (54.95%) C#
3 105 (47.30%) C++
4 90 (40.54%) .NET
5 80 (36.04%) JavaScript
6 76 (34.23%) AngularJS
7 73 (32.88%) Java
8 68 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (30.18%) SQL Server
10 63 (28.38%) Python
11 62 (27.93%) SQL
12 60 (27.03%) Computer Science
13 56 (25.23%) Mathematics
14 52 (23.42%) Linux
15 51 (22.97%) Physics
16 50 (22.52%) Windows
17 48 (21.62%) C
18 46 (20.72%) HTML
19 45 (20.27%) CSS
20 40 (18.02%) Multithreading
21 37 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
22 36 (16.22%) .NET Framework
22 36 (16.22%) PhD
23 35 (15.77%) React
24 34 (15.32%) Algorithms
25 33 (14.86%) ASP.NET
25 33 (14.86%) T-SQL
26 32 (14.41%) Visual Studio
27 30 (13.51%) Degree
28 27 (12.16%) SDLC

Developer/Software Engineer 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 8 (3.60%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.90%) Apache
3 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.90%) Kentico
3 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.26%) GitHub
2 23 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.90%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (30.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.21%) Big Data
3 11 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.35%) Redis
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (14.41%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.11%) JIRA
3 17 (7.66%) ReSharper
4 9 (4.05%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.15%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.70%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.25%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.35%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.35%) Xcode
10 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.90%) GitLab
10 2 (0.90%) Subversion
11 1 (0.45%) CocoaPods
11 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.45%) JBehave
11 1 (0.45%) JUnit
11 1 (0.45%) NUnit
General
1 17 (7.66%) Aerospace
1 17 (7.66%) Automotive
2 16 (7.21%) Finance
3 9 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.80%) Marketing
4 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.35%) Retail
6 2 (0.90%) Military
6 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (40.54%) .NET
2 76 (34.23%) AngularJS
3 46 (20.72%) HTML
4 45 (20.27%) CSS
5 36 (16.22%) .NET Framework
6 35 (15.77%) React
7 33 (14.86%) ASP.NET
8 21 (9.46%) Web Services
9 17 (7.66%) Angular 2
10 16 (7.21%) jQuery
10 16 (7.21%) Vue.js
11 15 (6.76%) STL
12 14 (6.31%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (5.86%) Natural Language Processing
13 13 (5.86%) WCF
14 12 (5.41%) REST
15 11 (4.95%) Entity Framework
15 11 (4.95%) LINQ
16 10 (4.50%) Ember.js
16 10 (4.50%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 34 (15.32%) Algorithms
3 26 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (10.36%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.80%) NHS
6 4 (1.80%) User Experience
7 3 (1.35%) Acoustics
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.90%) Life Science
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.42%) Linux
2 50 (22.52%) Windows
3 12 (5.41%) Unix
4 3 (1.35%) Android
4 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (90.99%) Software Engineering
2 68 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (25.23%) Mathematics
4 51 (22.97%) Physics
5 40 (18.02%) Multithreading
6 37 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (12.16%) SDLC
8 25 (11.26%) MVC
8 25 (11.26%) Refactoring
9 24 (10.81%) Web Development
10 23 (10.36%) OO
11 22 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.91%) Unit Testing
12 18 (8.11%) Machine Learning
13 17 (7.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (7.66%) Kanban
13 17 (7.66%) Test Automation
14 16 (7.21%) Artificial Intelligence
14 16 (7.21%) CAD
14 16 (7.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 122 (54.95%) C#
2 105 (47.30%) C++
3 80 (36.04%) JavaScript
4 73 (32.88%) Java
5 63 (28.38%) Python
6 62 (27.93%) SQL
7 48 (21.62%) C
8 33 (14.86%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.05%) Scala
10 8 (3.60%) VB
11 6 (2.70%) Fortran
11 6 (2.70%) Pascal
12 5 (2.25%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.35%) Java 8
14 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.35%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.90%) Go
15 2 (0.90%) Julia
Qualifications
1 36 (16.22%) PhD
2 30 (13.51%) Degree
3 3 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) Grafana
3 1 (0.45%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (6.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.25%) Oracle
2 5 (2.25%) Xamarin
3 4 (1.80%) Talend
4 3 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (0.45%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.45%) Google
5 1 (0.45%) VMware