Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Derby during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 48 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 2.36% 3.30% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.35% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 23
Derby median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.86% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £33,900 £28,750 £27,600
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.54% -13.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derby. 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
Derby
Permanent vacancies in Derby with a recognized job title 410 478 487
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 98.56% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 271 363 404
Derby median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,000 £24,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £56,250
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Derby

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Derby.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Derby

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Derby

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Derby over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Derby

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Software Engineer 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 Derby region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) MVVM
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
7 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) WPF
7 2 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQLite
7 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) MVVM
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft