Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 98 70
Rank change year-on-year +1 -28 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 150 153 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.98% 2.74% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 2.82% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 104 150 238
East Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 4,911 5,423 6,132
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 96.98% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,152 4,448 4,896
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +41 98 £50,000 +21.21% 17
Northamptonshire -23 18 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Derbyshire -22 16 £35,000 -17.65% 10
Leicestershire -16 13 £32,500 -23.53% 11
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 145 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 80 (53.33%) Java
3 65 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (42.00%) C#
5 55 (36.67%) OO
6 46 (30.67%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (29.33%) Test Automation
8 42 (28.00%) SQL
9 40 (26.67%) Finance
10 37 (24.67%) .NET
11 36 (24.00%) C++
11 36 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 36 (24.00%) Computer Science
12 35 (23.33%) SQL Server
13 34 (22.67%) Degree
14 29 (19.33%) Windows
14 29 (19.33%) Linux
15 28 (18.67%) QA
15 28 (18.67%) Banking
16 26 (17.33%) Unit Testing
16 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (16.67%) TDD
18 23 (15.33%) HTML
18 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
19 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (14.67%) Mobile App
20 20 (13.33%) SDLC
20 20 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
20 20 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (13.33%) C

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 5 (3.33%) IIS
2 3 (2.00%) CMS
2 3 (2.00%) JBoss
2 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) HTTP
2 4 (2.67%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.00%) Wireless
4 2 (1.33%) MQTT
4 2 (1.33%) NFC
4 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) FTP
5 1 (0.67%) RS-232
5 1 (0.67%) SMTP
5 1 (0.67%) SNMP
5 1 (0.67%) Telnet
5 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.00%) MySQL
4 8 (5.33%) SQLite
5 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
6 1 (0.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 19 (12.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.00%) Android Studio
3 12 (8.00%) Gradle
3 12 (8.00%) JUnit
3 12 (8.00%) Maven
4 11 (7.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.33%) Xcode
6 7 (4.67%) Selenium
6 7 (4.67%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.00%) JIRA
8 5 (3.33%) JMeter
8 5 (3.33%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.33%) Subversion
8 5 (3.33%) Zephyr
9 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.67%) WiX
10 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.33%) ReSharper
General
1 40 (26.67%) Finance
2 28 (18.67%) Banking
3 18 (12.00%) Marketing
4 12 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.67%) Automotive
6 6 (4.00%) Electronics
7 5 (3.33%) Law
8 2 (1.33%) Front Office
8 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
9 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.67%) .NET
2 23 (15.33%) HTML
3 18 (12.00%) REST
4 17 (11.33%) CSS
5 16 (10.67%) ASP.NET
5 16 (10.67%) Spring
6 14 (9.33%) HTML5
7 13 (8.67%) Web Services
8 12 (8.00%) WPF
9 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (6.67%) jQuery
11 9 (6.00%) WCF
12 8 (5.33%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.00%) SOAP
13 6 (4.00%) WinForms
14 5 (3.33%) Ajax
14 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (3.33%) LINQ
14 5 (3.33%) Middleware
14 5 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (14.67%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.00%) Fintech
6 8 (5.33%) Clustering
6 8 (5.33%) Data Structures
6 8 (5.33%) Replication
7 6 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.67%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.67%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (2.00%) SCADA
9 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.33%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.33%) User Experience
11 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.33%) Linux
1 29 (19.33%) Windows
2 13 (8.67%) Android
3 8 (5.33%) Unix
4 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.33%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.67%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 65 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (36.67%) OO
4 46 (30.67%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (29.33%) Test Automation
6 26 (17.33%) Unit Testing
7 25 (16.67%) TDD
8 20 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (13.33%) OOP
8 20 (13.33%) Scrum
8 20 (13.33%) SDLC
9 18 (12.00%) Project Planning
10 17 (11.33%) SOA
11 16 (10.67%) Collaborative Working
11 16 (10.67%) Microservices
11 16 (10.67%) OOD
11 16 (10.67%) Workflow
12 15 (10.00%) MVC
13 14 (9.33%) DevOps
13 14 (9.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.33%) Java
2 63 (42.00%) C#
3 42 (28.00%) SQL
4 36 (24.00%) C++
4 36 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.33%) C
6 16 (10.67%) Python
7 11 (7.33%) Perl
7 11 (7.33%) PHP
7 11 (7.33%) Ruby
7 11 (7.33%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.67%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.67%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.67%) VB
10 4 (2.67%) XAML
11 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.67%) Ada
Qualifications
1 34 (22.67%) Degree
2 20 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.33%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) JTAG
2 1 (0.67%) MISRA
2 1 (0.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Firmware
2 4 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) Ansible
1 10 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (9.33%) Oracle
2 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.67%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.33%) IBM
4 2 (1.33%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (1.33%) SAP
4 2 (1.33%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.67%) ANSYS
5 1 (0.67%) Nintex
5 1 (0.67%) PTC
5 1 (0.67%) Reuters
5 1 (0.67%) Sencha
5 1 (0.67%) Telerik