The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 102 60
Rank change year-on-year +45 -42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 256 204 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.15% 2.74% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 2.85% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 223 172 299
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5925 7156 7405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.03% 96.23% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 5778 5964
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 89 £36,557 -18.76% 24
Hertfordshire +56 87 £42,500 - 3
Essex +41 43 £39,729 -16.36% 8
Suffolk +8 15 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Norfolk -6 12 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Bedfordshire +26 10 £40,500 +35.00%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 277 (55.29%) C#
2 215 (42.91%) .NET
3 201 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (39.92%) Java
5 195 (38.92%) JavaScript
6 176 (35.13%) Degree
7 163 (32.53%) Software Engineering
8 158 (31.54%) C++
9 157 (31.34%) HTML
10 154 (30.74%) SQL
11 152 (30.34%) Computer Science
12 147 (29.34%) ASP.NET
13 135 (26.95%) MVC
14 126 (25.15%) CSS
15 112 (22.36%) Python
16 96 (19.16%) AngularJS
17 94 (18.76%) OO
18 84 (16.77%) Mathematics
19 78 (15.57%) SQL Server
20 75 (14.97%) Scrum
20 75 (14.97%) Windows
20 75 (14.97%) Linux
20 75 (14.97%) HTML5
20 75 (14.97%) SDLC
21 73 (14.57%) Algorithms
21 73 (14.57%) C
22 71 (14.17%) Web Development
22 71 (14.17%) Physics
23 70 (13.97%) jQuery
24 65 (12.97%) TDD

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 12 (2.40%) OpenStack
1 12 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.80%) Apache
2 9 (1.80%) NServiceBus
3 8 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.00%) IIS
7 4 (0.80%) CMS
7 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.60%) Drupal
8 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) Luigi
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.40%) SaaS
3 7 (1.40%) GitHub
4 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.20%) Office 365
5 2 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.20%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.00%) Internet
2 9 (1.80%) HTTP
3 6 (1.20%) SSL
4 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.00%) Wireless
5 3 (0.60%) VoIP
6 2 (0.40%) Firewall
6 2 (0.40%) Skype
6 2 (0.40%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.79%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.59%) MySQL
3 23 (4.59%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.59%) Big Data
6 17 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.60%) CouchDB
8 8 (1.60%) Redis
9 6 (1.20%) FileMaker
9 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.00%) HBase
10 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.60%) SQLite
13 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.40%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 57 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.99%) Subversion
4 26 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (4.59%) Selenium
6 22 (4.39%) Cucumber
7 21 (4.19%) NUnit
8 17 (3.39%) LabVIEW
9 16 (3.19%) Jenkins
10 15 (2.99%) JUnit
11 14 (2.79%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.00%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.80%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.80%) Xcode
14 8 (1.60%) gulp
14 8 (1.60%) JBehave
14 8 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (1.60%) Moq
14 8 (1.60%) WebDriver
15 7 (1.40%) MSBuild
General
1 58 (11.58%) Finance
2 12 (2.40%) Advertising
3 10 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.80%) Automotive
4 9 (1.80%) Electronics
5 8 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.20%) Banking
7 5 (1.00%) Legal
7 5 (1.00%) Marketing
7 5 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.60%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (42.91%) .NET
2 157 (31.34%) HTML
3 147 (29.34%) ASP.NET
4 126 (25.15%) CSS
5 96 (19.16%) AngularJS
6 75 (14.97%) HTML5
7 70 (13.97%) jQuery
8 62 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (10.98%) CSS3
10 48 (9.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (7.98%) .NET Framework
11 40 (7.98%) Web Services
12 38 (7.58%) Node.js
13 36 (7.19%) XML
14 28 (5.59%) WPF
15 27 (5.39%) Entity Framework
16 26 (5.19%) REST
17 25 (4.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 24 (4.79%) JSON
19 18 (3.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 152 (30.34%) Computer Science
2 73 (14.57%) Algorithms
3 22 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 17 (3.39%) User Experience
5 10 (2.00%) Internet of Things
6 9 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.20%) Smart Home
8 5 (1.00%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.80%) Fintech
9 4 (0.80%) Grid Computing
9 4 (0.80%) Life Science
10 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.60%) NHS
11 2 (0.40%) 3D Printing
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.97%) Linux
1 75 (14.97%) Windows
2 37 (7.39%) Apple iOS
3 24 (4.79%) Android
4 7 (1.40%) VMS
4 7 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.20%) Unix
6 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (32.53%) Software Engineering
3 135 (26.95%) MVC
4 94 (18.76%) OO
5 84 (16.77%) Mathematics
6 75 (14.97%) Scrum
6 75 (14.97%) SDLC
7 71 (14.17%) Physics
7 71 (14.17%) Web Development
8 65 (12.97%) TDD
9 52 (10.38%) OOP
10 42 (8.38%) Multithreading
11 41 (8.18%) Machine Learning
12 32 (6.39%) OOD
12 32 (6.39%) Unit Testing
13 30 (5.99%) Informatics
14 28 (5.59%) BDD
14 28 (5.59%) Bioinformatics
14 28 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (5.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 277 (55.29%) C#
2 200 (39.92%) Java
3 195 (38.92%) JavaScript
4 158 (31.54%) C++
5 154 (30.74%) SQL
6 112 (22.36%) Python
7 73 (14.57%) C
8 42 (8.38%) Perl
9 31 (6.19%) PHP
10 23 (4.59%) T-SQL
11 21 (4.19%) Objective-C
12 16 (3.19%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.99%) Ruby
14 14 (2.79%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.59%) TypeScript
16 11 (2.20%) Apple Swift
17 9 (1.80%) Embedded C++
18 8 (1.60%) ES6
19 7 (1.40%) PL/SQL
20 6 (1.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 176 (35.13%) Degree
2 36 (7.19%) PhD
3 9 (1.80%) Postgraduate
4 6 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) CISSP
6 1 (0.20%) GSEC
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.19%) QA
2 14 (2.79%) SDET
3 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (1.80%) Docker
2 8 (1.60%) LXC
3 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) KVM
5 1 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 61 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.39%) Oracle
3 18 (3.59%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.60%) Apple
5 6 (1.20%) Ab Initio
5 6 (1.20%) Google
5 6 (1.20%) Progress
6 5 (1.00%) TOWER Software
7 4 (0.80%) VMware
8 2 (0.40%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco
9 1 (0.20%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.20%) Snow
9 1 (0.20%) Virgin Media
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Salary: 27-35k 25 days holiday + bank holidays, 6% Pension and much more
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Salary: 65,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
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Pure Resourcing Solutions
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Salary: to £70k+ DOE
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + Cloud training + career
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
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