Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019.

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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 50 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 332 594 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.45% 4.91% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 5.07% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 296 494 537
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 7,161 11,711 12,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 96.85% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,581 8,975 9,785
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,800 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 -17 120 £50,000 +11.11% 63
Hertfordshire +1 89 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Essex +34 49 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Bedfordshire +6 31 £50,750 +6.84% 4
Suffolk +6 27 £42,500 -3.95% 10
Norfolk +13 16 £36,250 +6.62% 9
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 215 (64.76%) C#
2 168 (50.60%) .NET
3 155 (46.69%) JavaScript
4 141 (42.47%) SQL
5 135 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (35.84%) SQL Server
7 100 (30.12%) ASP.NET
8 94 (28.31%) HTML
8 94 (28.31%) MVC
9 82 (24.70%) Java
10 81 (24.40%) CSS
10 81 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
11 78 (23.49%) Amazon AWS
12 73 (21.99%) Git (software)
12 73 (21.99%) Software Engineering
13 72 (21.69%) Microsoft
14 70 (21.08%) Degree
15 62 (18.67%) Computer Science
16 61 (18.37%) TDD
16 61 (18.37%) OO
17 56 (16.87%) Scrum
17 56 (16.87%) AngularJS
18 55 (16.57%) C++
19 51 (15.36%) Python
19 51 (15.36%) jQuery
20 49 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
21 48 (14.46%) HTML5
21 48 (14.46%) SDLC
22 47 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
23 45 (13.55%) Web Services

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 (6.02%) OpenStack
2 8 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.11%) JBoss
4 5 (1.51%) Apache
4 5 (1.51%) IIS
5 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.30%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) nginx
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.30%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 81 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (23.49%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (4.22%) GitHub
5 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.60%) Serverless
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.30%) Heroku
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Office 365
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.22%) HTTP
2 5 (1.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) IPv4
3 1 (0.30%) IPv6
3 1 (0.30%) Skype
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (35.84%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.75%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.83%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.02%) MySQL
5 13 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.61%) Big Data
7 11 (3.31%) Amazon Athena
8 9 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.41%) GIS
10 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.81%) Spatial Data
12 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.60%) Geospatial Data
14 2 (0.60%) Redis
14 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
15 1 (0.30%) QGIS
15 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 73 (21.99%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.14%) Visual Studio
3 20 (6.02%) NUnit
4 12 (3.61%) Subversion
5 11 (3.31%) Selenium
6 9 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.71%) webpack
7 8 (2.41%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.81%) Grunt
8 6 (1.81%) gulp
9 5 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.20%) JIRA
10 4 (1.20%) Maven
11 3 (0.90%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.90%) Gradle
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.60%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.60%) Visual Website Optimizer
13 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 40 (12.05%) Finance
2 14 (4.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (3.92%) Games
3 13 (3.92%) Retail
4 11 (3.31%) Military
5 10 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.71%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.11%) Banking
7 7 (2.11%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.90%) Automotive
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 2 (0.60%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (50.60%) .NET
2 100 (30.12%) ASP.NET
3 94 (28.31%) HTML
4 81 (24.40%) CSS
5 56 (16.87%) AngularJS
6 51 (15.36%) jQuery
7 48 (14.46%) HTML5
8 45 (13.55%) Web Services
9 41 (12.35%) React
10 38 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (10.24%) WCF
12 33 (9.94%) WPF
13 30 (9.04%) Velocity
14 29 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (7.83%) JSON
15 26 (7.83%) REST
15 26 (7.83%) XML
16 25 (7.53%) SOAP
17 23 (6.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (6.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.73%) User Experience
3 27 (8.13%) Algorithms
4 24 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.11%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.81%) Lidar
9 6 (1.81%) Social Media
10 5 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.51%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.20%) Industry 4.0
11 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.90%) Smart City
13 2 (0.60%) NHS
13 2 (0.60%) PlayStation
13 2 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.54%) Linux
2 12 (3.61%) Windows
3 9 (2.71%) Unix
4 8 (2.41%) Android
5 5 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (28.31%) MVC
3 73 (21.99%) Software Engineering
4 62 (18.67%) Computer Science
5 61 (18.37%) OO
5 61 (18.37%) TDD
6 56 (16.87%) Scrum
7 49 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (14.46%) SDLC
9 47 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (9.94%) Web Development
11 32 (9.64%) Analytics
12 30 (9.04%) BDD
12 30 (9.04%) Biology
13 27 (8.13%) SOLID
14 26 (7.83%) Mathematics
14 26 (7.83%) OOP
15 25 (7.53%) E-Commerce
15 25 (7.53%) Test Automation
15 25 (7.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 215 (64.76%) C#
2 155 (46.69%) JavaScript
3 141 (42.47%) SQL
4 82 (24.70%) Java
5 55 (16.57%) C++
6 51 (15.36%) Python
7 39 (11.75%) C
8 27 (8.13%) T-SQL
8 27 (8.13%) TypeScript
9 23 (6.93%) PHP
10 14 (4.22%) Scala
11 12 (3.61%) VB
12 8 (2.41%) R
13 7 (2.11%) Java 8
13 7 (2.11%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.11%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.11%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.81%) ES6
14 6 (1.81%) F#
14 6 (1.81%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 70 (21.08%) Degree
2 40 (12.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.71%) PhD
4 7 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.51%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 44 (13.25%) Docker
2 11 (3.31%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.60%) Firmware
4 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (6.33%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.92%) Ansible
3 12 (3.61%) Terraform
4 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) Grafana
5 1 (0.30%) Graphite
5 1 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 72 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.02%) Google
2 20 (6.02%) Xamarin
3 15 (4.52%) Oracle
4 7 (2.11%) Adobe
5 6 (1.81%) ESRI
5 6 (1.81%) Luciad
6 4 (1.20%) Sage
7 2 (0.60%) Hotjar
8 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.30%) Facebook
8 1 (0.30%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.30%) Rackspace