Period
to 24 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 52 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 268 86 259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.07% 4.39% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 4.60% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 213 72 226
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,688 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 4,765 1,868 6,762
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.19% 95.45% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,776 1,514 5,125
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £34,472 £36,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.80% +3.00%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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 +6 135 £40,000 -18.78% 32
Hertfordshire -12 61 £56,250 +18.42% 7
Essex -5 33 £52,500 +41.66% 5
Norfolk -5 14 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Anglia - 12 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 11 £50,000 - 2
Suffolk -22 1 - - 3
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 170 (63.43%) C#
2 122 (45.52%) .NET
3 113 (42.16%) SQL
4 85 (31.72%) Software Engineering
5 74 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (27.24%) JavaScript
7 59 (22.01%) Full Stack Development
7 59 (22.01%) Azure
8 54 (20.15%) Degree
9 51 (19.03%) MVC
10 50 (18.66%) C++
11 45 (16.79%) Computer Science
12 43 (16.04%) SOLID
13 40 (14.93%) TDD
14 38 (14.18%) Computer Science Degree
15 37 (13.81%) Git (software)
16 36 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (13.43%) React
17 35 (13.06%) Python
18 34 (12.69%) ASP.NET
19 33 (12.31%) AWS
20 32 (11.94%) AngularJS
21 31 (11.57%) Scrum
21 31 (11.57%) Java
21 31 (11.57%) Node.js
22 30 (11.19%) Social Skills
23 29 (10.82%) E-Commerce
24 27 (10.07%) Fintech
25 26 (9.70%) Microservices
26 25 (9.33%) Artificial Intelligence

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 6 (2.24%) Jupyter
2 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.37%) Confluence
3 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.01%) Azure
2 33 (12.31%) AWS
3 9 (3.36%) SaaS
4 7 (2.61%) Azure Service Bus
5 5 (1.87%) GCP
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (1.12%) npm
6 3 (1.12%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.12%) Yarn
7 2 (0.75%) Boomi
7 2 (0.75%) ServiceMax
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) 5G
2 1 (0.37%) DHCP
2 1 (0.37%) DNS
2 1 (0.37%) IPv4
2 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.24%) Redis
4 5 (1.87%) RavenDB
5 3 (1.12%) Metadata
5 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.37%) Power BI
6 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.46%) NUnit
3 17 (6.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (4.85%) JIRA
4 13 (4.85%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.10%) GitLab
6 8 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.24%) TestRail
8 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.12%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.37%) Moq
10 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 30 (11.19%) Social Skills
2 24 (8.96%) Finance
3 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.73%) Games
5 9 (3.36%) Law
5 9 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 7 (2.61%) Wearables
7 6 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (1.87%) Marketing
9 3 (1.12%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.12%) Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Electronics
9 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.12%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.12%) Retail
9 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (45.52%) .NET
2 36 (13.43%) React
3 34 (12.69%) ASP.NET
4 32 (11.94%) AngularJS
5 31 (11.57%) Node.js
6 24 (8.96%) Velocity
7 22 (8.21%) .NET Core
8 21 (7.84%) REST
9 19 (7.09%) CSS
10 17 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (6.34%) RESTful
11 16 (5.97%) HTML
11 16 (5.97%) XML
12 13 (4.85%) .NET Framework
12 13 (4.85%) Vue.js
13 12 (4.48%) WPF
14 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (3.73%) Entity Framework
15 9 (3.36%) jQuery
15 9 (3.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.22%) Algorithms
1 14 (5.22%) Life Science
2 7 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.24%) Spread Betting
4 3 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (0.37%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.37%) CUDA
5 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.37%) Handset
5 1 (0.37%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.37%) Legacy Code
5 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.37%) NHS
5 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.96%) Linux
2 17 (6.34%) Android
3 14 (5.22%) Windows
4 11 (4.10%) Unix
5 6 (2.24%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.72%) Software Engineering
2 74 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (22.01%) Full Stack Development
4 51 (19.03%) MVC
5 45 (16.79%) Computer Science
6 43 (16.04%) SOLID
7 40 (14.93%) TDD
8 36 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (11.57%) Scrum
10 29 (10.82%) E-Commerce
11 27 (10.07%) Fintech
12 26 (9.70%) Microservices
13 25 (9.33%) Artificial Intelligence
14 24 (8.96%) B2C
14 24 (8.96%) Product Roadmap
15 19 (7.09%) Front End Development
15 19 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (6.34%) BDD
17 15 (5.60%) Machine Learning
17 15 (5.60%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 170 (63.43%) C#
2 113 (42.16%) SQL
3 73 (27.24%) JavaScript
4 50 (18.66%) C++
5 35 (13.06%) Python
6 31 (11.57%) Java
7 16 (5.97%) PHP
7 16 (5.97%) TypeScript
8 11 (4.10%) C
9 9 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.36%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.24%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.87%) XPath
12 3 (1.12%) ES6
13 1 (0.37%) Go
13 1 (0.37%) Julia
13 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (20.15%) Degree
2 38 (14.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.24%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 24 (8.96%) Docker
2 4 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.99%) Ansible
2 8 (2.99%) Terraform
3 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (8.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.99%) Bloomberg
3 6 (2.24%) YouTube
4 5 (1.87%) ANSYS
5 3 (1.12%) SAP
5 3 (1.12%) Symantec
5 3 (1.12%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.75%) Dell
6 2 (0.75%) Google
6 2 (0.75%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.37%) Zend