Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 83 74
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 148 169 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.02% 3.13% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 3.22% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 129 165 273
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,269 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.45% +0.60% +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 4,784 5,252 6,308
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 97.19% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,964 4,305 5,085
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +10 54 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Leicestershire +10 49 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Northamptonshire -36 24 £48,000 +60.00% 9
Derbyshire -5 17 £39,500 -7.06% 6
Lincolnshire +4 3 £26,000 -42.22%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 139 (93.92%) Software Engineering
2 61 (41.22%) C#
3 58 (39.19%) C++
4 56 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (37.16%) Degree
5 55 (37.16%) Java
6 49 (33.11%) .NET
7 48 (32.43%) OO
8 46 (31.08%) SQL
9 39 (26.35%) HTML
10 38 (25.68%) C
11 34 (22.97%) SQL Server
12 31 (20.95%) JavaScript
12 31 (20.95%) Manufacturing
13 30 (20.27%) Unit Testing
14 29 (19.59%) Computer Science
14 29 (19.59%) CSS
15 28 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (18.92%) Scrum
16 27 (18.24%) Microsoft
16 27 (18.24%) Subversion
16 27 (18.24%) Microservices
17 26 (17.57%) Mathematics
18 25 (16.89%) SOA
18 25 (16.89%) Finance
18 25 (16.89%) MVC
18 25 (16.89%) Embedded Systems
19 23 (15.54%) GitHub
20 22 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (14.86%) Device Driver

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 3 (2.03%) CMS
2 2 (1.35%) IIS
2 2 (1.35%) JBoss
2 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.54%) GitHub
2 22 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) MQTT
2 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.35%) FTP
3 2 (1.35%) NFC
3 2 (1.35%) SMTP
3 2 (1.35%) SNMP
3 2 (1.35%) Telnet
3 2 (1.35%) Wireless
4 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.73%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.05%) MySQL
5 6 (4.05%) OLTP
6 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.03%) SQLite
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
8 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Subversion
2 18 (12.16%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.43%) Cucumber
3 11 (7.43%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.76%) Gradle
4 10 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.73%) JIRA
6 6 (4.05%) Maven
6 6 (4.05%) Selenium
6 6 (4.05%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.05%) Xcode
7 5 (3.38%) WiX
8 4 (2.70%) JMeter
8 4 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.70%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.35%) JUnit
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.68%) Grunt
General
1 31 (20.95%) Manufacturing
2 25 (16.89%) Finance
3 15 (10.14%) Automotive
4 14 (9.46%) Marketing
5 11 (7.43%) Banking
6 10 (6.76%) Retail Banking
7 6 (4.05%) Electronics
8 5 (3.38%) Law
9 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.35%) Front Office
10 2 (1.35%) Games
10 2 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (33.11%) .NET
2 39 (26.35%) HTML
3 29 (19.59%) CSS
4 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET
5 20 (13.51%) jQuery
5 20 (13.51%) Web Services
6 19 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (11.49%) Ajax
7 17 (11.49%) RESTful
8 14 (9.46%) REST
8 14 (9.46%) WCF
9 13 (8.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (8.11%) .NET Framework
10 12 (8.11%) HTML5
11 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET Core
11 10 (6.76%) Entity Framework
11 10 (6.76%) Sass
11 10 (6.76%) Spring
11 10 (6.76%) Spring Boot
12 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.59%) Computer Science
2 25 (16.89%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (14.86%) Device Driver
4 19 (12.84%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (4.73%) Fintech
7 7 (4.73%) User Experience
8 5 (3.38%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.70%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.70%) LIMS
10 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.35%) Xbox
11 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.16%) Windows
2 16 (10.81%) Linux
3 14 (9.46%) Unix
4 3 (2.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (93.92%) Software Engineering
2 56 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.43%) OO
4 30 (20.27%) Unit Testing
5 28 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (18.92%) Scrum
6 27 (18.24%) Microservices
7 26 (17.57%) Mathematics
8 25 (16.89%) MVC
8 25 (16.89%) SOA
9 19 (12.84%) OOP
9 19 (12.84%) Test Automation
10 18 (12.16%) Physics
11 17 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (10.81%) OOD
13 15 (10.14%) SDLC
14 13 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (8.78%) TDD
15 12 (8.11%) Time Management
16 10 (6.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.22%) C#
2 58 (39.19%) C++
3 55 (37.16%) Java
4 46 (31.08%) SQL
5 38 (25.68%) C
6 31 (20.95%) JavaScript
7 16 (10.81%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.11%) Python
9 8 (5.41%) PHP
10 6 (4.05%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.38%) Embedded C
11 5 (3.38%) Scala
11 5 (3.38%) XAML
12 3 (2.03%) Java 8
13 2 (1.35%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.35%) Perl
13 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.35%) Ruby
13 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (37.16%) Degree
2 10 (6.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.38%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (12.84%) Docker
2 4 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.08%) Oracle
3 3 (2.03%) IBM
3 3 (2.03%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (2.03%) SAP
4 2 (1.35%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) ANSYS
5 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.68%) Google
5 1 (0.68%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.68%) Nintex
5 1 (0.68%) PTC
5 1 (0.68%) Telerik