Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 57 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 513 590 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.01% 4.89% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 5.05% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 469 527 475
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 9,925 11,690 12,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,555 9,596 10,708
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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 -12 179 £50,000 +14.94% 70
Hertfordshire +41 158 £45,000 - 24
Essex +45 73 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Suffolk +12 71 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Bedfordshire -7 28 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Norfolk -2 4 £41,250 +26.92% 10
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 314 (61.21%) C#
2 247 (48.15%) .NET
3 245 (47.76%) JavaScript
4 244 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (46.39%) SQL
6 181 (35.28%) SQL Server
7 165 (32.16%) HTML
8 149 (29.04%) Software Engineering
9 144 (28.07%) ASP.NET
9 144 (28.07%) OO
10 131 (25.54%) CSS
11 129 (25.15%) Java
11 129 (25.15%) AngularJS
12 128 (24.95%) MVC
13 125 (24.37%) Degree
14 114 (22.22%) Computer Science
15 104 (20.27%) Git (software)
16 103 (20.08%) Microsoft
17 101 (19.69%) Python
18 98 (19.10%) TDD
19 88 (17.15%) Web Development
20 84 (16.37%) C++
21 82 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
22 79 (15.40%) Web Services
23 76 (14.81%) Visual Studio
24 71 (13.84%) Computer Science Degree
25 70 (13.65%) jQuery
26 68 (13.26%) Scrum
27 64 (12.48%) T-SQL
28 63 (12.28%) HTML5

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 20 (3.90%) OpenStack
2 17 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 16 (3.12%) Confluence
4 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.75%) WordPress
5 6 (1.17%) IIS
5 6 (1.17%) JBoss
6 5 (0.97%) nginx
7 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.39%) Kentico
10 1 (0.19%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.34%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.78%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 82 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.31%) GitHub
4 14 (2.73%) Serverless
5 13 (2.53%) SaaS
6 9 (1.75%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.78%) Trello
8 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Datadog
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.46%) HTTP
2 14 (2.73%) Internet
3 13 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.17%) DHCP
4 6 (1.17%) IGMP
4 6 (1.17%) PBX
4 6 (1.17%) RTCP
4 6 (1.17%) RTP
4 6 (1.17%) SNMP
4 6 (1.17%) VLAN
4 6 (1.17%) VoIP
4 6 (1.17%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.78%) SSH
6 3 (0.58%) Broadband
6 3 (0.58%) SSL
7 2 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.39%) SMS
8 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (35.28%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.75%) NoSQL
3 45 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 39 (7.60%) MySQL
5 20 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.95%) MS Access
7 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.75%) Big Data
9 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.17%) GIS
12 4 (0.78%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 104 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 76 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 54 (10.53%) JIRA
4 42 (8.19%) Subversion
5 34 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (5.26%) NUnit
7 22 (4.29%) LabVIEW
8 20 (3.90%) Vagrant
9 16 (3.12%) Redmine
10 15 (2.92%) Jasmine
10 15 (2.92%) Log4Net
11 14 (2.73%) Jenkins
12 12 (2.34%) Maven
13 8 (1.56%) ReSharper
14 6 (1.17%) GDB
14 6 (1.17%) Gradle
14 6 (1.17%) Valgrind
15 5 (0.97%) gulp
15 5 (0.97%) JUnit
15 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (9.94%) Games
2 39 (7.60%) Finance
3 27 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.70%) Automotive
5 17 (3.31%) Aerospace
5 17 (3.31%) Retail
6 15 (2.92%) Publishing
7 12 (2.34%) Law
8 10 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.36%) Marketing
10 4 (0.78%) Electronics
11 3 (0.58%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (48.15%) .NET
2 165 (32.16%) HTML
3 144 (28.07%) ASP.NET
4 131 (25.54%) CSS
5 129 (25.15%) AngularJS
6 79 (15.40%) Web Services
7 70 (13.65%) jQuery
8 63 (12.28%) HTML5
9 62 (12.09%) .NET Framework
10 60 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 51 (9.94%) React
12 49 (9.55%) WPF
13 48 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 47 (9.16%) JSON
15 46 (8.97%) WCF
16 44 (8.58%) Node.js
17 42 (8.19%) XML
18 41 (7.99%) Vue.js
19 40 (7.80%) REST
20 38 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 114 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.16%) User Experience
3 34 (6.63%) Algorithms
4 30 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.12%) Robotics
8 15 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.92%) Smart City
9 14 (2.73%) Social Media
10 12 (2.34%) W3C
11 10 (1.95%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.56%) Cloud Native
14 7 (1.36%) Virtual Team
15 6 (1.17%) NHS
15 6 (1.17%) Video\Live Streaming
16 4 (0.78%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.75%) Windows
2 44 (8.58%) Linux
3 6 (1.17%) Unix
4 4 (0.78%) Android
5 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (29.04%) Software Engineering
3 144 (28.07%) OO
4 128 (24.95%) MVC
5 98 (19.10%) TDD
6 88 (17.15%) Web Development
7 68 (13.26%) Scrum
8 63 (12.28%) Front End Development
8 63 (12.28%) SDLC
9 62 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 56 (10.92%) DevOps
11 54 (10.53%) Mathematics
12 52 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
14 44 (8.58%) Unit Testing
15 39 (7.60%) BDD
16 36 (7.02%) OOP
17 33 (6.43%) User Stories
18 32 (6.24%) Microservices
18 32 (6.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 314 (61.21%) C#
2 245 (47.76%) JavaScript
3 238 (46.39%) SQL
4 129 (25.15%) Java
5 101 (19.69%) Python
6 84 (16.37%) C++
7 64 (12.48%) T-SQL
8 49 (9.55%) C
9 47 (9.16%) PHP
10 42 (8.19%) TypeScript
11 22 (4.29%) VB.NET
12 17 (3.31%) XAML
13 15 (2.92%) Java 8
13 15 (2.92%) Scala
14 13 (2.53%) Ruby
15 11 (2.14%) Go
16 10 (1.95%) VBA
17 9 (1.75%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.75%) VB
17 9 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 125 (24.37%) Degree
2 71 (13.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.48%) PhD
4 16 (3.12%) MPhil
5 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) GDPR
2 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 39 (7.60%) Docker
2 16 (3.12%) Hyper-V
2 16 (3.12%) VirtualBox
3 14 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.17%) KVM
5 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (5.65%) Ansible
2 22 (4.29%) Kubernetes
3 17 (3.31%) Terraform
4 8 (1.56%) Consul
4 8 (1.56%) Packer
5 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) Grafana
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 103 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.60%) Oracle
3 16 (3.12%) New Relic
4 15 (2.92%) VMware
5 14 (2.73%) Adobe
6 11 (2.14%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.75%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.97%) Google
10 4 (0.78%) Sage
10 4 (0.78%) SAP
11 2 (0.39%) BT
11 2 (0.39%) Perforce
12 1 (0.19%) BroadVision
12 1 (0.19%) hybris
12 1 (0.19%) Samsung