Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer/Software Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 240 222
Rank change year-on-year +78 -18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 222 128 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.84% 0.99% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.03% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 191 131 187
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% -0.58%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 11662 12487 14601
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.72% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9549 10322 12108
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +44 163 £39,000 -13.33% 9
Hertfordshire -5 27 £45,000 +4.65%
Suffolk +34 21 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex +14 6 £35,000 +9.38%
Norfolk +5 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Bedfordshire +30 1 £45,000 -
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 17 December 2017, Developer/Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Developer/Software Engineer in the job title.

1 210 (94.59%) Software Engineering
2 130 (58.56%) C#
3 105 (47.30%) C++
4 102 (45.95%) Computer Science
5 98 (44.14%) Degree
6 84 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (37.84%) Java
7 78 (35.14%) SDLC
8 77 (34.68%) Linux
9 75 (33.78%) Mathematics
10 73 (32.88%) SQL
11 72 (32.43%) C
12 68 (30.63%) Windows
13 64 (28.83%) JavaScript
14 61 (27.48%) Python
15 58 (26.13%) Physics
16 56 (25.23%) .NET
17 52 (23.42%) SQL Server
18 45 (20.27%) Finance
18 45 (20.27%) Scrum
19 44 (19.82%) Algorithms
20 42 (18.92%) HTML
21 37 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
21 37 (16.67%) ASP.NET
22 35 (15.77%) CSS
22 35 (15.77%) OO
23 32 (14.41%) AngularJS
24 30 (13.51%) Test Automation
24 30 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
25 28 (12.61%) Machine Learning

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 4 (1.80%) Kentico
2 3 (1.35%) CMS
2 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.90%) JBoss
3 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.46%) GitHub
3 7 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.90%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.90%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) Skype
2 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.90%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.45%) Modbus
3 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.05%) GIS
3 8 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.25%) Big Data
5 5 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.35%) DB2
7 3 (1.35%) Redis
8 2 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (9.46%) TeamCity
2 17 (7.66%) JIRA
2 17 (7.66%) NUnit
3 16 (7.21%) Subversion
4 13 (5.86%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.86%) Visual Studio
5 12 (5.41%) LabVIEW
6 5 (2.25%) Maven
7 4 (1.80%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.80%) jMock
7 4 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.80%) webpack
8 2 (0.90%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.90%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.45%) Ant
9 1 (0.45%) GCC
9 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (20.27%) Finance
2 14 (6.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.90%) Military
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.23%) .NET
2 42 (18.92%) HTML
3 37 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 35 (15.77%) CSS
5 32 (14.41%) AngularJS
6 27 (12.16%) WCF
7 24 (10.81%) Apache Axis
8 23 (10.36%) HTML5
8 23 (10.36%) WPF
9 22 (9.91%) jQuery
9 22 (9.91%) Web Services
10 20 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (8.56%) REST
12 18 (8.11%) Ajax
13 17 (7.66%) WinForms
14 16 (7.21%) JSON
14 16 (7.21%) Sass
15 15 (6.76%) CSS3
15 15 (6.76%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (45.95%) Computer Science
2 44 (19.82%) Algorithms
3 24 (10.81%) 3D Printing
3 24 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.41%) Acoustics
5 7 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.25%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.45%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.45%) Fintech
9 1 (0.45%) Handset
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 77 (34.68%) Linux
2 68 (30.63%) Windows
3 8 (3.60%) Android
4 5 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.35%) Unix
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (94.59%) Software Engineering
2 84 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (35.14%) SDLC
4 75 (33.78%) Mathematics
5 58 (26.13%) Physics
6 45 (20.27%) Scrum
7 37 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
8 35 (15.77%) OO
9 30 (13.51%) Test Automation
10 28 (12.61%) Artificial Intelligence
10 28 (12.61%) Machine Learning
11 27 (12.16%) Unit Testing
12 24 (10.81%) CAD
12 24 (10.81%) CAE
12 24 (10.81%) Content Writing
12 24 (10.81%) MVC
13 18 (8.11%) Waterfall
14 17 (7.66%) Refactoring
14 17 (7.66%) Signal Processing
14 17 (7.66%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 130 (58.56%) C#
2 105 (47.30%) C++
3 84 (37.84%) Java
4 73 (32.88%) SQL
5 72 (32.43%) C
6 64 (28.83%) JavaScript
7 61 (27.48%) Python
8 23 (10.36%) MATLAB
9 20 (9.01%) VB
10 19 (8.56%) F#
10 19 (8.56%) VB6
11 16 (7.21%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.15%) Scala
13 5 (2.25%) Fortran
13 5 (2.25%) PHP
14 4 (1.80%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.80%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.80%) Go
14 4 (1.80%) Haskell
14 4 (1.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 98 (44.14%) Degree
2 19 (8.56%) PhD
3 11 (4.95%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (11.26%) Oracle
2 11 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.35%) JD Edwards
3 3 (1.35%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.45%) Wind River