The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 79 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 66 111 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.50% 3.43% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 3.51% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57 105 131
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 Midlands. 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 Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2556 3158 3659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 97.00% 97.56% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2153 2559 3037
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Nottinghamshire -15 27 £40,000 -3.61% 5
Northamptonshire -18 19 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Derbyshire +8 13 £42,500 +21.42%
Leicestershire +11 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Lincolnshire +14 1 £45,000 +65.13%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software Engineer 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 Midlands region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 141 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 77 (54.61%) C#
3 57 (40.43%) C++
4 55 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (34.75%) C
6 45 (31.91%) Degree
7 42 (29.79%) Java
8 40 (28.37%) .NET
9 37 (26.24%) Linux
10 33 (23.40%) Windows
11 31 (21.99%) Finance
12 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
13 29 (20.57%) HTML
14 28 (19.86%) Computer Science
15 25 (17.73%) Electronics
15 25 (17.73%) OO
16 22 (15.60%) Scrum
17 21 (14.89%) Algorithms
17 21 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
18 20 (14.18%) SQL
19 19 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
19 19 (13.48%) CSS
20 18 (12.77%) Firmware
21 17 (12.06%) Python
21 17 (12.06%) Visual Studio
21 17 (12.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 16 (11.35%) OOP
22 16 (11.35%) Device Driver
23 14 (9.93%) Mathematics

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (0.71%) IIS
1 1 (0.71%) SAS
1 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Simulink
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) SaaS
2 10 (7.09%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.67%) GitHub
4 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) Wireless
2 6 (4.26%) FlexRay
3 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.13%) HTTP
4 3 (2.13%) Internet
4 3 (2.13%) RS-485
5 2 (1.42%) IPv6
5 2 (1.42%) Network Security
5 2 (1.42%) RS-232
6 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.71%) Modbus
6 1 (0.71%) PABX
6 1 (0.71%) RTP
6 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.67%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.42%) DB2
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) MS Access
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.93%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.80%) JIRA
4 9 (6.38%) JUnit
5 8 (5.67%) LabVIEW
6 7 (4.96%) NetBeans
6 7 (4.96%) NUnit
6 7 (4.96%) Selenium
7 6 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (4.26%) Subversion
8 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.84%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (2.13%) WiX
11 2 (1.42%) GCC
11 2 (1.42%) Maven
11 2 (1.42%) MSTest
11 2 (1.42%) PVCS
11 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (21.99%) Finance
2 25 (17.73%) Electronics
3 12 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.80%) Aerospace
4 11 (7.80%) Games
4 11 (7.80%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.67%) Automotive
6 6 (4.26%) Legal
6 6 (4.26%) Marketing
7 5 (3.55%) Advertising
8 3 (2.13%) Banking
9 2 (1.42%) Retail
10 1 (0.71%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.37%) .NET
2 29 (20.57%) HTML
3 19 (13.48%) CSS
4 12 (8.51%) ASP.NET
5 11 (7.80%) .NET Framework
6 10 (7.09%) Web Services
7 9 (6.38%) HTML5
8 8 (5.67%) CSS3
8 8 (5.67%) WPF
9 7 (4.96%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.96%) OSGi
9 7 (4.96%) XML
10 6 (4.26%) Apache Cordova
10 6 (4.26%) React
10 6 (4.26%) REST
10 6 (4.26%) Spring
10 6 (4.26%) WebSockets
10 6 (4.26%) XSLT
11 5 (3.55%) jQuery
12 4 (2.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.89%) Algorithms
3 17 (12.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 16 (11.35%) Device Driver
5 9 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (5.67%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (4.26%) CAN bus
9 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.13%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.13%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.42%) Fintech
11 2 (1.42%) Life Science
11 2 (1.42%) SCADA
11 2 (1.42%) User Experience
11 2 (1.42%) VHDL
12 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.24%) Linux
2 33 (23.40%) Windows
3 5 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.84%) Unix
5 3 (2.13%) Android
6 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.73%) OO
4 22 (15.60%) Scrum
5 19 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.35%) OOP
7 14 (9.93%) Mathematics
7 14 (9.93%) Test Automation
7 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.51%) Computer Vision
9 11 (7.80%) Image Processing
10 9 (6.38%) Analytics
10 9 (6.38%) Memory Management
11 8 (5.67%) Software Architecture
12 7 (4.96%) Build Automation
12 7 (4.96%) Web Development
13 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.26%) Supply Chain Management
14 5 (3.55%) Programme Management
14 5 (3.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (54.61%) C#
2 57 (40.43%) C++
3 49 (34.75%) C
4 42 (29.79%) Java
5 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
6 20 (14.18%) SQL
7 17 (12.06%) Python
8 9 (6.38%) MATLAB
8 9 (6.38%) Perl
9 7 (4.96%) Groovy
10 6 (4.26%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.26%) R
11 5 (3.55%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.55%) Ruby
12 3 (2.13%) VB
13 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.42%) Delphi
13 2 (1.42%) PHP
13 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Degree
2 21 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (8.51%) PhD
4 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) HND
4 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) ISO 26262
2 2 (1.42%) IEC 61131
2 2 (1.42%) JTAG
2 2 (1.42%) MISRA
2 2 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.77%) Firmware
2 13 (9.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Xilinx
3 5 (3.55%) SAP
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle
4 4 (2.84%) Perforce
4 4 (2.84%) Talend
4 4 (2.84%) WSO2
5 3 (2.13%) Altera
6 2 (1.42%) Embarcadero
6 2 (1.42%) Freescale
6 2 (1.42%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.71%) Atmel
7 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.71%) Renesas
7 1 (0.71%) Tableau
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