Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 70 99
Rank change year-on-year +21 +29 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 657 481 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.24% 3.82% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 3.95% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 577 458 368
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,625 £58,000
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 12,147 12,167 14,414
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.59% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,943 9,937 11,808
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.39% +3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +1 366 £45,000 +26.36% 71
Hertfordshire -7 130 £45,000 +9.09% 10
Suffolk +24 63 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Essex +7 47 £43,500 +16.00% 9
Norfolk +32 26 £32,500 -23.53% 6
Bedfordshire +28 25 £41,250 -5.17% 8
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 395 (60.12%) C#
2 269 (40.94%) Software Engineering
3 262 (39.88%) JavaScript
4 255 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
5 249 (37.90%) SQL
5 249 (37.90%) .NET
6 224 (34.09%) HTML
7 223 (33.94%) Degree
8 212 (32.27%) C++
9 197 (29.98%) Java
10 192 (29.22%) Computer Science
11 170 (25.88%) CSS
12 167 (25.42%) SQL Server
13 143 (21.77%) OO
14 141 (21.46%) SDLC
15 134 (20.40%) Python
16 118 (17.96%) MVC
17 116 (17.66%) Mathematics
18 115 (17.50%) C
18 115 (17.50%) AngularJS
19 111 (16.89%) Linux
20 110 (16.74%) ASP.NET
21 108 (16.44%) Microsoft
22 102 (15.53%) Scrum
23 98 (14.92%) HTML5
24 94 (14.31%) Finance
25 90 (13.70%) Windows
25 90 (13.70%) Git (software)
26 81 (12.33%) TDD
26 81 (12.33%) Web Development

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 10 (1.52%) IIS
2 9 (1.37%) Apache
2 9 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.07%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.91%) Confluence
5 6 (0.91%) JBoss
6 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.46%) nginx
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.30%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.30%) WordPress
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.30%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 3 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (5.48%) GitHub
4 6 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.76%) SaaS
6 3 (0.46%) TestFlight
7 2 (0.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Office 365
8 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.81%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.52%) SSL
3 8 (1.22%) Internet
3 8 (1.22%) Wireless
4 6 (0.91%) VoIP
5 5 (0.76%) HTTP
6 4 (0.61%) VPN
7 3 (0.46%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.46%) Broadband
7 3 (0.46%) iBeacon
7 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.46%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.30%) Firewall
8 2 (0.30%) Skype
8 2 (0.30%) SMS
8 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.15%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.07%) Relational Database
3 42 (6.39%) NoSQL
4 34 (5.18%) Big Data
5 30 (4.57%) MySQL
6 29 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.52%) GIS
9 10 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.91%) SQLite
12 3 (0.46%) DB2
12 3 (0.46%) Endeca
12 3 (0.46%) Redis
13 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 90 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.07%) Visual Studio
3 47 (7.15%) Subversion
4 39 (5.94%) NUnit
5 34 (5.18%) JIRA
6 30 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (3.65%) TeamCity
8 21 (3.20%) Jenkins
9 14 (2.13%) Selenium
10 9 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.37%) LabVIEW
10 9 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.22%) Maven
12 7 (1.07%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.07%) Moq
12 7 (1.07%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.91%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.91%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 94 (14.31%) Finance
2 23 (3.50%) Retail
3 18 (2.74%) Electronics
4 16 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (1.98%) Marketing
5 13 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.67%) Games
7 8 (1.22%) Law
8 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.76%) Advertising
9 5 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.76%) Automotive
9 5 (0.76%) Banking
9 5 (0.76%) Legal
10 3 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.30%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (37.90%) .NET
2 224 (34.09%) HTML
3 170 (25.88%) CSS
4 115 (17.50%) AngularJS
5 110 (16.74%) ASP.NET
6 98 (14.92%) HTML5
7 77 (11.72%) jQuery
8 67 (10.20%) WCF
8 67 (10.20%) Web Services
9 65 (9.89%) WPF
10 59 (8.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 50 (7.61%) XML
12 49 (7.46%) CSS3
13 47 (7.15%) REST
14 46 (7.00%) .NET Framework
14 46 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (6.85%) JSON
16 41 (6.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (5.48%) React
18 33 (5.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 192 (29.22%) Computer Science
2 64 (9.74%) Algorithms
3 63 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (4.57%) User Experience
6 16 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
7 14 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.37%) 3D Printing
9 8 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.22%) W3C
10 7 (1.07%) LIMS
11 6 (0.91%) Robotics
11 6 (0.91%) Smart City
11 6 (0.91%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.76%) Acoustics
12 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.76%) Fintech
12 5 (0.76%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 111 (16.89%) Linux
2 90 (13.70%) Windows
3 31 (4.72%) Android
4 21 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.04%) Unix
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.61%) Debian
9 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (40.94%) Software Engineering
2 255 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (21.77%) OO
4 141 (21.46%) SDLC
5 118 (17.96%) MVC
6 116 (17.66%) Mathematics
7 102 (15.53%) Scrum
8 81 (12.33%) TDD
8 81 (12.33%) Web Development
9 77 (11.72%) Unit Testing
10 64 (9.74%) Multithreading
11 63 (9.59%) Test Automation
12 50 (7.61%) Physics
13 49 (7.46%) Machine Learning
14 43 (6.54%) Artificial Intelligence
14 43 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (5.78%) OOP
15 38 (5.78%) Open Source
16 32 (4.87%) Analytics
16 32 (4.87%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 395 (60.12%) C#
2 262 (39.88%) JavaScript
3 249 (37.90%) SQL
4 212 (32.27%) C++
5 197 (29.98%) Java
6 134 (20.40%) Python
7 115 (17.50%) C
8 44 (6.70%) T-SQL
9 43 (6.54%) PHP
10 26 (3.96%) VB
10 26 (3.96%) VB.NET
11 21 (3.20%) VB6
12 18 (2.74%) F#
13 16 (2.44%) Ruby
14 15 (2.28%) MATLAB
14 15 (2.28%) Perl
15 13 (1.98%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.83%) VBA
17 11 (1.67%) Scala
18 10 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 223 (33.94%) Degree
2 54 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.98%) PhD
5 11 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.30%) MCP
8 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.15%) ISEB
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.72%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 19 (2.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.46%) HockeyApp
3 2 (0.30%) Grafana
3 2 (0.30%) Graphite
3 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 108 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.20%) Oracle
3 8 (1.22%) SAP
4 7 (1.07%) Google
4 7 (1.07%) Intel
4 7 (1.07%) NVIDIA
5 6 (0.91%) Ab Initio
5 6 (0.91%) IBM
5 6 (0.91%) Progress
5 6 (0.91%) Sony
5 6 (0.91%) TOWER Software
6 5 (0.76%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.46%) BroadVision
7 3 (0.46%) BT
7 3 (0.46%) hybris
7 3 (0.46%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.46%) Terracotta
8 2 (0.30%) Apple
8 2 (0.30%) Citrix
8 2 (0.30%) Twitter