Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 178 267
Rank change year-on-year -21 +89 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 128 197 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 1.68% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.73% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 119 175 106
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +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 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/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 October 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 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
Cambridgeshire -35 78 £47,500 +21.79% 19
Hertfordshire +9 35 £27,750 -38.33% 1
Suffolk -2 12 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Norfolk +13 2 £47,500 +90.00%
Bedfordshire +7 1 £47,500 -5.00% 2
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 October 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.

1 110 (85.94%) Software Engineering
2 88 (68.75%) C#
3 81 (63.28%) Java
4 77 (60.16%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (42.19%) AngularJS
6 50 (39.06%) C++
7 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
8 48 (37.50%) PhD
9 45 (35.16%) Python
10 44 (34.38%) SQL
11 43 (33.59%) Mathematics
12 35 (27.34%) SQL Server
13 33 (25.78%) .NET
13 33 (25.78%) Computer Science
14 30 (23.44%) HTML
15 29 (22.66%) CSS
16 28 (21.88%) Physics
16 28 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (21.09%) T-SQL
18 24 (18.75%) C
18 24 (18.75%) Web Services
18 24 (18.75%) Multithreading
19 23 (17.97%) Algorithms
19 23 (17.97%) React
19 23 (17.97%) Greenfield Project
20 21 (16.41%) Machine Learning
21 20 (15.63%) Windows
21 20 (15.63%) OO
21 20 (15.63%) Artificial Intelligence
22 19 (14.84%) MVC

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 7 (5.47%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.56%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.94%) GitHub
2 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.56%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.94%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.03%) Big Data
4 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.94%) JIRA
3 7 (5.47%) ReSharper
3 7 (5.47%) Vagrant
4 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.34%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.78%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.78%) JBehave
8 1 (0.78%) JUnit
8 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 12 (9.38%) Games
1 12 (9.38%) Publishing
2 11 (8.59%) Aerospace
2 11 (8.59%) Automotive
3 8 (6.25%) Finance
4 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.56%) Military
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (42.19%) AngularJS
2 33 (25.78%) .NET
3 30 (23.44%) HTML
4 29 (22.66%) CSS
5 24 (18.75%) Web Services
6 23 (17.97%) React
7 18 (14.06%) Natural Language Processing
8 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
9 13 (10.16%) jQuery
9 13 (10.16%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (9.38%) TensorFlow
11 11 (8.59%) Angular 2
12 9 (7.03%) .NET Framework
12 9 (7.03%) Entity Framework
12 9 (7.03%) LINQ
12 9 (7.03%) REST
13 7 (5.47%) Vue.js
14 6 (4.69%) STL
14 6 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.78%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.97%) Algorithms
2 23 (17.97%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (9.38%) Robotics
3 12 (9.38%) Smart City
4 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.69%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.13%) NHS
7 3 (2.34%) Acoustics
8 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.56%) Life Science
8 2 (1.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Fintech
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 11 (8.59%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (85.94%) Software Engineering
2 77 (60.16%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (33.59%) Mathematics
4 28 (21.88%) Physics
5 24 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 21 (16.41%) Machine Learning
7 20 (15.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 20 (15.63%) OO
8 19 (14.84%) Distributed Algorithms
8 19 (14.84%) MVC
9 17 (13.28%) Bayesian Methods
9 17 (13.28%) Data Migration
9 17 (13.28%) Migration
9 17 (13.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 15 (11.72%) Analytics
10 15 (11.72%) Data Analysis
10 15 (11.72%) Data Analytics
11 13 (10.16%) Decision-Making
11 13 (10.16%) Scrum
12 12 (9.38%) Computational Linguistics
Programming Languages
1 88 (68.75%) C#
2 81 (63.28%) Java
3 50 (39.06%) C++
4 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
5 45 (35.16%) Python
6 44 (34.38%) SQL
7 27 (21.09%) T-SQL
8 24 (18.75%) C
9 15 (11.72%) PL/SQL
10 8 (6.25%) TypeScript
11 7 (5.47%) Java 8
11 7 (5.47%) VB
12 6 (4.69%) Fortran
12 6 (4.69%) Pascal
12 6 (4.69%) Scala
13 2 (1.56%) Go
13 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.78%) PHP
14 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (37.50%) PhD
2 17 (13.28%) MPhil
3 8 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Ansible
2 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Talend
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.34%) Twitter
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) VMware