Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 76 110
Rank change year-on-year +23 +34 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 220 196 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.72% 3.73% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 3.83% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 144 175 225
East Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.72% -4.00%
10th Percentile £27,975 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,400 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 4,510 5,115 6,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.35% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,541 4,264 5,053
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,425 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 November 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 November 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
Leicestershire +46 105 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Nottinghamshire +1 69 £47,500 +9.20% 13
Northamptonshire -35 30 £37,500 +29.31% 5
Derbyshire -3 12 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Lincolnshire +15 3 £26,000 -21.21% 4
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 211 (95.91%) Software Engineering
2 130 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (55.91%) Degree
4 110 (50.00%) Java
5 103 (46.82%) C#
6 89 (40.45%) C++
7 72 (32.73%) HTML
8 67 (30.45%) Manufacturing
9 66 (30.00%) C
10 63 (28.64%) Microsoft
11 60 (27.27%) OO
11 60 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 57 (25.91%) Unit Testing
12 57 (25.91%) Time Management
13 56 (25.45%) CSS
13 56 (25.45%) Spring
14 54 (24.55%) Maven
15 53 (24.09%) Problem-Solving
16 52 (23.64%) SQL
17 51 (23.18%) RESTful
18 50 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
18 50 (22.73%) Finance
19 49 (22.27%) .NET
20 48 (21.82%) Visual Studio
20 48 (21.82%) Device Driver
21 45 (20.45%) Scrum
21 45 (20.45%) GitHub
22 44 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
22 44 (20.00%) Linux
23 42 (19.09%) Firmware

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 18 (8.18%) Apache
2 5 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.27%) IIS
3 4 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.45%) GitHub
2 32 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.27%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.82%) Modbus
2 26 (11.82%) RS-485
3 21 (9.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
4 1 (0.45%) MQTT
4 1 (0.45%) NFC
4 1 (0.45%) SMTP
4 1 (0.45%) SNMP
4 1 (0.45%) Telnet
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.09%) OLTP
7 7 (3.18%) MySQL
8 5 (2.27%) Big Data
8 5 (2.27%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.82%) Flink
9 4 (1.82%) HBase
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.91%) SQLite
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (24.55%) Maven
2 48 (21.82%) Visual Studio
3 38 (17.27%) Subversion
4 33 (15.00%) Robot Framework
5 21 (9.55%) Jenkins
6 18 (8.18%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 11 (5.00%) Gradle
9 7 (3.18%) Grunt
9 7 (3.18%) gulp
9 7 (3.18%) webpack
10 3 (1.36%) JIRA
11 2 (0.91%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.91%) WiX
12 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.45%) git-flow
12 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 67 (30.45%) Manufacturing
2 50 (22.73%) Finance
3 42 (19.09%) Marketing
4 34 (15.45%) Automotive
5 23 (10.45%) Banking
6 12 (5.45%) Retail Banking
7 7 (3.18%) Retail
8 4 (1.82%) Electronics
9 2 (0.91%) Games
9 2 (0.91%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (32.73%) HTML
2 56 (25.45%) CSS
2 56 (25.45%) Spring
3 51 (23.18%) RESTful
4 49 (22.27%) .NET
5 33 (15.00%) HTML5
6 25 (11.36%) Web Services
7 24 (10.91%) ASP.NET
8 22 (10.00%) jQuery
9 20 (9.09%) JSON
9 20 (9.09%) REST
10 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (8.64%) Node.js
11 17 (7.73%) .NET Framework
11 17 (7.73%) Ajax
12 15 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (6.82%) COM
13 14 (6.36%) Entity Framework
13 14 (6.36%) WCF
14 13 (5.91%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
2 48 (21.82%) Device Driver
3 42 (19.09%) Computer Science
4 31 (14.09%) Mobile App
5 26 (11.82%) CAN bus
6 19 (8.64%) User Experience
7 17 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.73%) EPoS
10 4 (1.82%) LIMS
10 4 (1.82%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.36%) Fintech
11 3 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.91%) Xbox
13 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.00%) Linux
2 38 (17.27%) Android
3 33 (15.00%) Windows
4 32 (14.55%) Apple iOS
5 26 (11.82%) FreeRTOS
6 14 (6.36%) Unix
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (95.91%) Software Engineering
2 130 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (27.27%) OO
4 57 (25.91%) Time Management
4 57 (25.91%) Unit Testing
5 53 (24.09%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (20.45%) Scrum
7 44 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (18.64%) Microservices
9 40 (18.18%) TDD
10 38 (17.27%) SOA
11 34 (15.45%) MVC
12 30 (13.64%) SDLC
13 25 (11.36%) Web Development
14 22 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (9.09%) Test Automation
16 20 (9.09%) UML
17 19 (8.64%) Mathematics
18 17 (7.73%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (50.00%) Java
2 103 (46.82%) C#
3 89 (40.45%) C++
4 66 (30.00%) C
5 60 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 52 (23.64%) SQL
7 20 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 19 (8.64%) Python
9 9 (4.09%) Embedded C
9 9 (4.09%) PHP
10 7 (3.18%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.27%) Java 8
11 5 (2.27%) Scala
12 2 (0.91%) VB
12 2 (0.91%) VB6
12 2 (0.91%) XAML
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.45%) Fortran
13 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (55.91%) Degree
2 21 (9.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.91%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (19.09%) Firmware
2 22 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 63 (28.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.09%) Google
3 8 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe
4 1 (0.45%) IBM
4 1 (0.45%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.45%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (0.45%) SAP
4 1 (0.45%) Verint