Period
to 11 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 54 77
Rank change year-on-year -38 +23 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 124 215 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.19% 4.87% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 5.04% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 128 189
East Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £57,150 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 3,772 4,268 5,135
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 96.67% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,239 3,282 4,290
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,700 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,275
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Nottinghamshire +6 68 £55,000 +10.00% 24
Derbyshire +17 22 £43,000 +10.26% 6
Leicestershire -52 19 £39,000 +4.00% 8
Northamptonshire +10 14 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 111 (89.52%) Software Engineering
2 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (58.87%) C#
4 69 (55.65%) .NET
5 50 (40.32%) Java
6 48 (38.71%) JavaScript
7 46 (37.10%) SQL
8 34 (27.42%) AWS
9 30 (24.19%) AngularJS
9 30 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (20.97%) CSS
10 26 (20.97%) Finance
11 24 (19.35%) ASP.NET
12 23 (18.55%) MVC
12 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
13 22 (17.74%) Azure
13 22 (17.74%) Analytics
13 22 (17.74%) OO
14 21 (16.94%) HTML
14 21 (16.94%) Scrum
14 21 (16.94%) Public Cloud
15 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
15 20 (16.13%) Degree
16 19 (15.32%) C++
16 19 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
17 18 (14.52%) React
17 18 (14.52%) Linux
17 18 (14.52%) .NET Framework
18 17 (13.71%) SQL Server

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 16 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Simulink
1 1 (0.81%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.42%) AWS
2 22 (17.74%) Azure
3 12 (9.68%) GCP
4 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.61%) GitHub
4 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.81%) Apigee
5 1 (0.81%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.81%) FlexRay
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Modbus
2 1 (0.81%) RS-485
2 1 (0.81%) RTSP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.90%) Big Data
2 16 (12.90%) Hadoop
2 16 (12.90%) HBase
3 10 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.65%) Apache Hive
4 7 (5.65%) Flink
4 7 (5.65%) Impala
5 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.23%) MySQL
7 3 (2.42%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.81%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.10%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.87%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.26%) Maven
5 7 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.84%) GitLab
6 6 (4.84%) Gradle
6 6 (4.84%) Xcode
7 5 (4.03%) JIRA
7 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.23%) Subversion
9 2 (1.61%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.81%) Grunt
10 1 (0.81%) gulp
10 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.81%) Selenium
10 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Back Office
3 3 (2.42%) Games
3 3 (2.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
4 2 (1.61%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) German Language
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (55.65%) .NET
2 30 (24.19%) AngularJS
3 26 (20.97%) CSS
4 24 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 21 (16.94%) HTML
6 18 (14.52%) .NET Framework
6 18 (14.52%) React
7 15 (12.10%) jQuery
7 15 (12.10%) Node.js
7 15 (12.10%) Spring
7 15 (12.10%) Web Services
8 12 (9.68%) RESTful
9 11 (8.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (8.06%) .NET Core
10 10 (8.06%) ADO.NET
10 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (8.06%) REST
11 7 (5.65%) Kafka
12 6 (4.84%) Vue.js
12 6 (4.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Public Cloud
2 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.84%) e-Learning
5 6 (4.84%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.23%) User Experience
8 3 (2.42%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.42%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.61%) NHS
10 1 (0.81%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.81%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.81%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.84%) Unix
4 3 (2.42%) Android
5 2 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.81%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (89.52%) Software Engineering
2 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (18.55%) MVC
5 22 (17.74%) Analytics
5 22 (17.74%) OO
6 21 (16.94%) Scrum
7 19 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
9 17 (13.71%) User Stories
10 15 (12.10%) Computer Science
10 15 (12.10%) Microservices
11 14 (11.29%) Technical Leadership
11 14 (11.29%) Web Development
12 13 (10.48%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (10.48%) OOP
13 12 (9.68%) Data Analytics
13 12 (9.68%) DevOps
13 12 (9.68%) TDD
14 10 (8.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (58.87%) C#
2 50 (40.32%) Java
3 48 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 46 (37.10%) SQL
5 19 (15.32%) C++
6 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.06%) C
7 10 (8.06%) Python
8 7 (5.65%) Apple Swift
8 7 (5.65%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.84%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.84%) Scala
10 2 (1.61%) Go
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.81%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (16.13%) Degree
2 13 (10.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.81%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Docker
1 3 (2.42%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Oozie
1 6 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) Google
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (0.81%) CA
4 1 (0.81%) Databricks
4 1 (0.81%) NVIDIA
4 1 (0.81%) Red Box
4 1 (0.81%) WSO2
4 1 (0.81%) Xilinx