The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 93 57
Rank change year-on-year +40 -36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 324 185 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.22% 2.70% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 2.81% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 285 175 336
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6029 6586 7877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.23% 96.22% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4930 5599 6495
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the East of England

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in the East of England

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in the East of England

Software 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 Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 160 £40,000 -8.04% 21
Hertfordshire +9 57 £40,000 -3.61% 10
Essex +32 39 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Suffolk +17 28 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Norfolk +19 27 £25,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +18 13 £40,000 - 4
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 382 (65.98%) C#
2 284 (49.05%) .NET
3 272 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (39.21%) Software Engineering
5 206 (35.58%) Java
6 190 (32.82%) C++
7 188 (32.47%) JavaScript
8 182 (31.43%) Degree
9 177 (30.57%) MVC
10 166 (28.67%) HTML
11 160 (27.63%) Python
12 157 (27.12%) SQL
13 155 (26.77%) OO
14 154 (26.60%) ASP.NET
15 150 (25.91%) Computer Science
16 133 (22.97%) CSS
17 114 (19.69%) AngularJS
18 109 (18.83%) Mathematics
19 107 (18.48%) SQL Server
20 106 (18.31%) Physics
21 105 (18.13%) Linux
22 100 (17.27%) SDLC
23 98 (16.93%) Algorithms
23 98 (16.93%) jQuery
23 98 (16.93%) HTML5
24 91 (15.72%) Web Development
24 91 (15.72%) Computer Science Degree
25 90 (15.54%) Test Automation
26 89 (15.37%) Microsoft
27 85 (14.68%) Windows

Software 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 14 (2.42%) Apache
2 13 (2.25%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.69%) CMS
7 4 (0.69%) Drupal
7 4 (0.69%) IIS
7 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.52%) Kentico
8 3 (0.52%) nginx
8 3 (0.52%) SugarCRM
8 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.45%) GitHub
3 17 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.90%) SaaS
5 9 (1.55%) Office 365
6 6 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.52%) VoIP
3 2 (0.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) iBeacon
3 2 (0.35%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) SAN
3 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) Skype
4 1 (0.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 44 (7.60%) NoSQL
4 33 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.53%) MySQL
6 19 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (2.94%) Big Data
9 14 (2.42%) Redis
10 13 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.90%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.21%) SQLite
13 5 (0.86%) FileMaker
13 5 (0.86%) HBase
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.52%) GIS
14 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.52%) Text Mining
15 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 77 (13.30%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.29%) NUnit
3 47 (8.12%) Subversion
4 43 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (6.39%) Cucumber
6 34 (5.87%) Visual Studio
7 32 (5.53%) Jenkins
8 31 (5.35%) TeamCity
9 26 (4.49%) LabVIEW
9 26 (4.49%) Selenium
10 22 (3.80%) Xcode
11 20 (3.45%) JIRA
12 19 (3.28%) Moq
13 18 (3.11%) MSBuild
14 15 (2.59%) SpecFlow
15 12 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (1.90%) GoogleTest
17 9 (1.55%) Jasmine
17 9 (1.55%) MSTest
17 9 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (11.57%) Finance
2 27 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.59%) Games
4 12 (2.07%) Advertising
4 12 (2.07%) Marketing
5 9 (1.55%) Electronics
6 7 (1.21%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.04%) Retail
8 4 (0.69%) Back Office
8 4 (0.69%) Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (49.05%) .NET
2 166 (28.67%) HTML
3 154 (26.60%) ASP.NET
4 133 (22.97%) CSS
5 114 (19.69%) AngularJS
6 98 (16.93%) HTML5
6 98 (16.93%) jQuery
7 76 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (12.09%) CSS3
9 66 (11.40%) Web Services
10 61 (10.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (9.33%) JSON
12 45 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 40 (6.91%) Ajax
14 39 (6.74%) Node.js
15 38 (6.56%) WCF
16 36 (6.22%) REST
17 34 (5.87%) XML
18 32 (5.53%) .NET Framework
19 27 (4.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 150 (25.91%) Computer Science
2 98 (16.93%) Algorithms
3 35 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.63%) User Experience
6 20 (3.45%) Smart City
7 18 (3.11%) 3D Printing
8 13 (2.25%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.21%) Contactless
10 7 (1.21%) EMV
10 7 (1.21%) Smartcard
11 6 (1.04%) LIMS
11 6 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.04%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.04%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.86%) Fintech
13 4 (0.69%) Kindle
13 4 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 105 (18.13%) Linux
2 85 (14.68%) Windows
3 49 (8.46%) Apple iOS
4 29 (5.01%) Android
5 10 (1.73%) VMS
6 5 (0.86%) Unix
7 4 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (39.21%) Software Engineering
3 177 (30.57%) MVC
4 155 (26.77%) OO
5 109 (18.83%) Mathematics
6 106 (18.31%) Physics
7 100 (17.27%) SDLC
8 91 (15.72%) Web Development
9 90 (15.54%) Test Automation
10 85 (14.68%) TDD
11 83 (14.34%) Scrum
12 77 (13.30%) Machine Learning
13 52 (8.98%) SDET
14 51 (8.81%) Unit Testing
15 50 (8.64%) Artificial Intelligence
16 49 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (8.29%) OOP
18 46 (7.94%) OOD
19 42 (7.25%) Multithreading
20 33 (5.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 382 (65.98%) C#
2 206 (35.58%) Java
3 190 (32.82%) C++
4 188 (32.47%) JavaScript
5 160 (27.63%) Python
6 157 (27.12%) SQL
7 81 (13.99%) C
8 34 (5.87%) VB.NET
9 29 (5.01%) Perl
10 28 (4.84%) Objective-C
11 27 (4.66%) PHP
12 23 (3.97%) Ruby
12 23 (3.97%) TypeScript
13 22 (3.80%) Apple Swift
14 19 (3.28%) PL/SQL
14 19 (3.28%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.07%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.90%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.73%) Delphi
18 9 (1.55%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 182 (31.43%) Degree
2 91 (15.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (9.67%) PhD
4 33 (5.70%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (2.42%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.69%) HND
6 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.35%) MCP
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) GSEC
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.74%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (1.90%) LXC
2 9 (1.55%) Docker
3 5 (0.86%) Firmware
4 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
5 1 (0.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.07%) Puppet
2 2 (0.35%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.17%) Mesos
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.05%) Oracle
3 33 (5.70%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.07%) Google
5 9 (1.55%) Ab Initio
5 9 (1.55%) Progress
6 5 (0.86%) Apple
6 5 (0.86%) TOWER Software
7 3 (0.52%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.52%) SAP
7 3 (0.52%) Tableau
7 3 (0.52%) Virgin Media
7 3 (0.52%) VMware
7 3 (0.52%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco
9 1 (0.17%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: REMOTE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Top Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ISR Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Levy Associates Ltd
Salary: Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric Solutions
Salary: health, flexi, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Awesome Benefits + Prospects!!
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Secure Thingz
Salary: Competitive salary + early stage equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum £25k-£35k dep. experience+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 13 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago