Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,146 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 113 79
Rank change year-on-year +38 -34 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 201 148 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.77% 2.44% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 2.51% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 148 152 226
East Midlands median annual salary £37,146 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%

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 5,208 5,907 6,614
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 97.30% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,403 4,751 5,231
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £56,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +51 127 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Northamptonshire +14 35 £29,000 -22.67% 8
Derbyshire -16 18 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Leicestershire +2 11 £36,792 -10.81% 9
Lincolnshire -9 5 £33,000 -26.67% 3
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 East Midlands region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 199 (99.00%) Software Engineering
2 122 (60.70%) Java
3 98 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (35.82%) C#
5 69 (34.33%) Degree
6 66 (32.84%) Computer Science
7 60 (29.85%) QA
8 57 (28.36%) Linux
8 57 (28.36%) OO
9 56 (27.86%) C++
9 56 (27.86%) JavaScript
9 56 (27.86%) SQL
10 52 (25.87%) Workflow
11 48 (23.88%) Project Planning
12 44 (21.89%) Test Automation
13 43 (21.39%) Finance
14 39 (19.40%) Git (software)
15 37 (18.41%) Unit Testing
16 35 (17.41%) HTML
16 35 (17.41%) User Stories
16 35 (17.41%) Computer Science Degree
17 32 (15.92%) SDLC
17 32 (15.92%) Oracle
17 32 (15.92%) CSS
17 32 (15.92%) Python
17 32 (15.92%) Scrum
18 31 (15.42%) TDD
19 30 (14.93%) OOP
19 30 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (14.43%) Windows

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 7 (3.48%) IIS
2 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) EPLAN
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.45%) GitHub
3 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.97%) HTTP
2 5 (2.49%) Bluetooth
2 5 (2.49%) Profibus
2 5 (2.49%) RFID
3 3 (1.49%) Internet
3 3 (1.49%) Wireless
4 2 (1.00%) RS-232
4 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.50%) NFC
5 1 (0.50%) RS-485
5 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.46%) MySQL
3 12 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.98%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.98%) SQLite
6 5 (2.49%) Big Data
6 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.94%) Subversion
3 19 (9.45%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.97%) Android Studio
4 12 (5.97%) Gradle
4 12 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.97%) JUnit
4 12 (5.97%) Maven
5 4 (1.99%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.99%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.49%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.49%) Xcode
7 2 (1.00%) JIRA
7 2 (1.00%) NUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium
8 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.50%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.50%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (21.39%) Finance
2 28 (13.93%) Banking
3 17 (8.46%) Electronics
4 12 (5.97%) Marketing
5 11 (5.47%) Games
6 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Automotive
7 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.41%) HTML
2 32 (15.92%) CSS
3 28 (13.93%) HTML5
4 26 (12.94%) .NET
5 25 (12.44%) jQuery
6 22 (10.95%) XML
7 18 (8.96%) RESTful
7 18 (8.96%) Spring
8 17 (8.46%) ASP.NET
9 15 (7.46%) REST
10 11 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (4.48%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.48%) Web Services
11 9 (4.48%) WPF
12 8 (3.98%) Polymer
12 8 (3.98%) Web Components
13 6 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (2.99%) WinForms
14 5 (2.49%) LINQ
14 5 (2.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (32.84%) Computer Science
2 30 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (12.44%) Algorithms
4 24 (11.94%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.47%) Fintech
6 10 (4.98%) SCADA
7 9 (4.48%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.98%) Clustering
8 8 (3.98%) Driving Licence
8 8 (3.98%) Replication
8 8 (3.98%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (2.49%) CAN bus
9 5 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.49%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.49%) User Experience
10 2 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.00%) New Media
11 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.36%) Linux
2 29 (14.43%) Windows
3 17 (8.46%) Android
4 9 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.99%) Unix
7 1 (0.50%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.50%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (99.00%) Software Engineering
2 98 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (28.36%) OO
4 52 (25.87%) Workflow
5 48 (23.88%) Project Planning
6 44 (21.89%) Test Automation
7 37 (18.41%) Unit Testing
8 35 (17.41%) User Stories
9 32 (15.92%) Scrum
9 32 (15.92%) SDLC
10 31 (15.42%) TDD
11 30 (14.93%) OOP
12 29 (14.43%) Integration Testing
12 29 (14.43%) Multithreading
13 24 (11.94%) Line Management
14 19 (9.45%) Computer Vision
14 19 (9.45%) Mathematics
15 17 (8.46%) BDD
16 16 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (7.96%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 122 (60.70%) Java
2 72 (35.82%) C#
3 56 (27.86%) C++
3 56 (27.86%) JavaScript
3 56 (27.86%) SQL
4 32 (15.92%) Python
5 28 (13.93%) C
6 14 (6.97%) PHP
7 12 (5.97%) Perl
8 10 (4.98%) Ruby
8 10 (4.98%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.48%) Apple Swift
10 7 (3.48%) MATLAB
10 7 (3.48%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.99%) Ada
11 6 (2.99%) VB
12 3 (1.49%) BeanShell
12 3 (1.49%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (34.33%) Degree
2 35 (17.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (6.97%) Sun Certification
4 11 (5.47%) PhD
5 4 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) HND
7 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (29.85%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) DICOM
2 3 (1.49%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.49%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) JTAG
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (2.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.48%) Ansible
1 9 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (15.92%) Oracle
2 8 (3.98%) Google
3 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.49%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.49%) Siemens
5 4 (1.99%) Zend
6 2 (1.00%) Sencha
7 1 (0.50%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.50%) Reuters
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin