Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 67 120
Rank change year-on-year +13 +53 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 219 207 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.23% 4.03% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 4.14% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 106 169 173
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -7.79% -3.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,125 £56,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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 Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,055 5,004 5,949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 97.49% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,025 4,222 4,761
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 6 months to 20 January 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
Leicestershire +54 121 £37,500 +1.92% 18
Nottinghamshire -14 58 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Northamptonshire -12 31 £37,500 +29.31% 8
Derbyshire +11 8 £40,250 +15.00% 5
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 East Midlands region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 210 (95.89%) Software Engineering
2 153 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (67.12%) Degree
4 129 (58.90%) Java
5 118 (53.88%) C#
6 87 (39.73%) C++
7 86 (39.27%) Time Management
8 84 (38.36%) Spring
8 84 (38.36%) Manufacturing
9 83 (37.90%) Maven
10 80 (36.53%) C
11 76 (34.70%) RESTful
12 75 (34.25%) Firmware
13 73 (33.33%) HTML
14 72 (32.88%) Technical Leadership
15 69 (31.51%) JavaScript
16 68 (31.05%) OO
16 68 (31.05%) Microsoft
17 66 (30.14%) Visual Studio
18 61 (27.85%) Linux
18 61 (27.85%) Unit Testing
19 60 (27.40%) Marketing
19 60 (27.40%) Android
20 59 (26.94%) Embedded Systems
21 58 (26.48%) Robot Framework
22 56 (25.57%) Continuous Integration
23 55 (25.11%) CSS
23 55 (25.11%) Problem-Solving
24 54 (24.66%) Finance
24 54 (24.66%) Apple iOS

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 37 (16.89%) Apache
2 5 (2.28%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.28%) IIS
3 4 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 50 (22.83%) GitHub
2 30 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.29%) Modbus
1 51 (23.29%) RS-485
1 51 (23.29%) TCP/IP
2 20 (9.13%) HTTP
3 5 (2.28%) PPP
4 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.42%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (8.68%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.76%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.02%) OLTP
5 6 (2.74%) Big Data
5 6 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.28%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.83%) Flink
7 4 (1.83%) HBase
8 2 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.91%) SQLite
9 1 (0.46%) MySQL
9 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 83 (37.90%) Maven
2 66 (30.14%) Visual Studio
3 58 (26.48%) Robot Framework
4 38 (17.35%) Jenkins
5 23 (10.50%) Subversion
6 16 (7.31%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.31%) Gradle
7 15 (6.85%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.20%) Grunt
8 7 (3.20%) gulp
8 7 (3.20%) webpack
9 6 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.91%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.46%) git-flow
11 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 84 (38.36%) Manufacturing
2 60 (27.40%) Marketing
3 54 (24.66%) Finance
4 36 (16.44%) Automotive
5 22 (10.05%) Banking
6 11 (5.02%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.74%) Retail
8 5 (2.28%) Advertising
9 2 (0.91%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Military
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (38.36%) Spring
2 76 (34.70%) RESTful
3 73 (33.33%) HTML
4 55 (25.11%) CSS
5 45 (20.55%) HTML5
6 39 (17.81%) JSON
7 34 (15.53%) Node.js
8 31 (14.16%) .NET
9 26 (11.87%) COM
10 17 (7.76%) REST
10 17 (7.76%) Spring Boot
11 15 (6.85%) Web Services
12 13 (5.94%) ASP.NET
13 11 (5.02%) .NET Framework
14 10 (4.57%) React
15 9 (4.11%) jQuery
15 9 (4.11%) WPF
16 7 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (3.20%) Entity Framework
16 7 (3.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.94%) Embedded Systems
2 51 (23.29%) CAN bus
2 51 (23.29%) Device Driver
3 25 (11.42%) Mobile App
4 23 (10.50%) User Experience
5 16 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.74%) EPoS
8 4 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.91%) Fintech
9 2 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 61 (27.85%) Linux
2 60 (27.40%) Android
3 54 (24.66%) Apple iOS
4 51 (23.29%) FreeRTOS
5 37 (16.89%) Windows
6 6 (2.74%) Unix
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (95.89%) Software Engineering
2 153 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (39.27%) Time Management
4 72 (32.88%) Technical Leadership
5 68 (31.05%) OO
6 61 (27.85%) Unit Testing
7 56 (25.57%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (25.11%) Problem-Solving
9 52 (23.74%) TDD
10 47 (21.46%) Scrum
11 39 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
12 38 (17.35%) Microservices
13 36 (16.44%) UML
14 35 (15.98%) Computer Science
15 33 (15.07%) MVC
16 31 (14.16%) SDLC
16 31 (14.16%) SOA
16 31 (14.16%) Web Development
17 18 (8.22%) Open Source
18 16 (7.31%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 129 (58.90%) Java
2 118 (53.88%) C#
3 87 (39.73%) C++
4 80 (36.53%) C
5 69 (31.51%) JavaScript
6 31 (14.16%) SQL
7 18 (8.22%) Python
8 13 (5.94%) Embedded C
9 10 (4.57%) PHP
10 8 (3.65%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.20%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.37%) Java 8
13 2 (0.91%) Scala
13 2 (0.91%) VB
13 2 (0.91%) VB6
14 1 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 147 (67.12%) Degree
2 18 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) GDPR
2 3 (1.37%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (34.25%) Firmware
2 22 (10.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 68 (31.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.11%) Google
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.46%) Verint