Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 73 102
Rank change year-on-year +16 +29 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 597 475 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.91% 3.61% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 3.74% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 527 467 411
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 11740 12701 14700
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.45% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9639 10550 12191
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 -6 344 £43,500 +8.75% 35
Hertfordshire +16 118 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Suffolk +15 51 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Essex +34 43 £45,000 +34.33% 7
Bedfordshire +35 28 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Norfolk +2 13 £32,500 -23.53% 5
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 398 (66.67%) C#
2 267 (44.72%) Software Engineering
3 245 (41.04%) .NET
4 236 (39.53%) Degree
5 233 (39.03%) Agile Software Development
6 232 (38.86%) C++
7 218 (36.52%) SQL
8 198 (33.17%) Computer Science
9 193 (32.33%) JavaScript
10 192 (32.16%) Java
11 179 (29.98%) HTML
12 154 (25.80%) OO
13 142 (23.79%) Mathematics
14 139 (23.28%) CSS
15 137 (22.95%) Python
16 133 (22.28%) SDLC
17 128 (21.44%) SQL Server
18 121 (20.27%) C
18 121 (20.27%) Linux
19 120 (20.10%) ASP.NET
20 109 (18.26%) Windows
20 109 (18.26%) MVC
21 102 (17.09%) Physics
22 99 (16.58%) HTML5
22 99 (16.58%) Microsoft
23 93 (15.58%) Finance
24 86 (14.41%) AngularJS
25 77 (12.90%) Test Automation
26 76 (12.73%) jQuery
26 76 (12.73%) Scrum

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 9 (1.51%) IIS
2 7 (1.17%) Apache
2 7 (1.17%) Kentico
3 5 (0.84%) JBoss
3 5 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.34%) CMS
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 3 (0.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (5.70%) GitHub
3 22 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.84%) SaaS
5 2 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.34%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Serverless
6 1 (0.17%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.84%) Internet
3 7 (1.17%) Wireless
4 6 (1.01%) VoIP
5 5 (0.84%) Firewall
6 4 (0.67%) SAN
7 3 (0.50%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.50%) Broadband
8 2 (0.34%) HTTP
8 2 (0.34%) iBeacon
8 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.34%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.17%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.17%) SMS
9 1 (0.17%) SSL
9 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (21.44%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 27 (4.52%) NoSQL
4 24 (4.02%) MySQL
5 18 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.85%) Big Data
7 13 (2.18%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.68%) GIS
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.01%) Redis
12 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.50%) DB2
14 3 (0.50%) SQLite
15 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
15 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.34%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (10.89%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.55%) Visual Studio
3 48 (8.04%) Subversion
4 43 (7.20%) NUnit
5 40 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (6.37%) TeamCity
7 29 (4.86%) JIRA
8 23 (3.85%) Jenkins
9 22 (3.69%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.69%) LabVIEW
10 15 (2.51%) Moq
11 14 (2.35%) MSBuild
12 13 (2.18%) Selenium
12 13 (2.18%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (1.34%) PowerBuilder
15 6 (1.01%) Mercurial
16 2 (0.34%) MSTest
16 2 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (15.58%) Finance
2 28 (4.69%) Games
3 26 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.35%) Retail
5 18 (3.02%) Marketing
6 16 (2.68%) Aerospace
7 12 (2.01%) Electronics
8 11 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.34%) Advertising
9 8 (1.34%) Legal
10 5 (0.84%) Banking
11 4 (0.67%) Automotive
11 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.34%) Military
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (41.04%) .NET
2 179 (29.98%) HTML
3 139 (23.28%) CSS
4 120 (20.10%) ASP.NET
5 99 (16.58%) HTML5
6 86 (14.41%) AngularJS
7 76 (12.73%) jQuery
8 74 (12.40%) Web Services
9 61 (10.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 58 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (9.72%) JSON
11 57 (9.55%) WCF
12 54 (9.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 53 (8.88%) CSS3
13 53 (8.88%) REST
14 34 (5.70%) Ajax
14 34 (5.70%) XML
15 31 (5.19%) WPF
16 29 (4.86%) .NET Framework
16 29 (4.86%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 198 (33.17%) Computer Science
2 73 (12.23%) Algorithms
3 54 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.03%) 3D Printing
5 18 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.68%) Video\Live Streaming
7 15 (2.51%) User Experience
8 12 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.01%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.68%) Smart City
11 8 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.17%) Contactless
12 7 (1.17%) EMV
12 7 (1.17%) Smartcard
13 6 (1.01%) Acoustics
13 6 (1.01%) BBC
13 6 (1.01%) Fintech
13 6 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 121 (20.27%) Linux
2 109 (18.26%) Windows
3 29 (4.86%) Android
4 17 (2.85%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.18%) Unix
6 6 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.67%) Debian
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (44.72%) Software Engineering
2 233 (39.03%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (25.80%) OO
4 142 (23.79%) Mathematics
5 133 (22.28%) SDLC
6 109 (18.26%) MVC
7 102 (17.09%) Physics
8 77 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 76 (12.73%) Scrum
10 72 (12.06%) TDD
11 70 (11.73%) Machine Learning
12 67 (11.22%) Unit Testing
13 66 (11.06%) Web Development
14 56 (9.38%) Artificial Intelligence
15 50 (8.38%) Multithreading
16 41 (6.87%) OOD
17 39 (6.53%) Collaborative Working
18 38 (6.37%) Open Source
19 35 (5.86%) SDET
20 34 (5.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 398 (66.67%) C#
2 232 (38.86%) C++
3 218 (36.52%) SQL
4 193 (32.33%) JavaScript
5 192 (32.16%) Java
6 137 (22.95%) Python
7 121 (20.27%) C
8 38 (6.37%) VB
9 36 (6.03%) T-SQL
10 29 (4.86%) VB6
11 26 (4.36%) MATLAB
12 22 (3.69%) F#
13 21 (3.52%) VB.NET
14 19 (3.18%) PHP
15 16 (2.68%) Perl
16 13 (2.18%) Ruby
17 10 (1.68%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.68%) TypeScript
18 9 (1.51%) Objective-C
19 8 (1.34%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 236 (39.53%) Degree
2 59 (9.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (4.52%) Numerate Degree
4 23 (3.85%) PhD
5 15 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.67%) HND
7 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) MCP
8 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 7 (1.17%) Docker
2 5 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.84%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Ansible
3 1 (0.17%) Grafana
3 1 (0.17%) Graphite
3 1 (0.17%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 99 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.54%) Oracle
3 11 (1.84%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.34%) Ab Initio
4 8 (1.34%) Intel
4 8 (1.34%) NVIDIA
4 8 (1.34%) Progress
5 7 (1.17%) Google
6 6 (1.01%) Virgin Media
7 5 (0.84%) Dell
7 5 (0.84%) IBM
7 5 (0.84%) SAP
7 5 (0.84%) Sony
7 5 (0.84%) WorldPay
8 4 (0.67%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.50%) BT
9 3 (0.50%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.50%) Sage
9 3 (0.50%) Twitter
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian