The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 90 61 104
Rank change year-on-year -29 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 76 124 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.60% 3.90% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 4.01% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 65 94 71
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,840 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2832 3092 3165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.72% 97.36% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2272 2469 2576
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +17 26 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Nottinghamshire -25 18 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Northamptonshire -14 15 £34,000 -2.85% 3
Derbyshire +3 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Lincolnshire +5 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 160 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 83 (51.88%) C#
3 75 (46.88%) C++
4 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (31.25%) .NET
6 46 (28.75%) Linux
7 45 (28.13%) Java
8 40 (25.00%) C
9 39 (24.38%) JavaScript
10 37 (23.13%) Windows
11 36 (22.50%) SQL
11 36 (22.50%) OO
12 34 (21.25%) Degree
12 34 (21.25%) Computer Science
13 33 (20.63%) HTML
14 31 (19.38%) Scrum
14 31 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (15.63%) ASP.NET
16 24 (15.00%) CSS
16 24 (15.00%) SQL Server
16 24 (15.00%) Finance
17 22 (13.75%) Web Services
18 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
19 20 (12.50%) WPF
20 19 (11.88%) Electronics
20 19 (11.88%) Python
20 19 (11.88%) XML
21 18 (11.25%) Visual Studio
21 18 (11.25%) UML
21 18 (11.25%) OOP

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.13%) SAS
2 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.63%) Simulink
3 6 (3.75%) MS Office
4 5 (3.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.50%) IPv6
2 12 (7.50%) Network Security
3 7 (4.38%) FlexRay
4 5 (3.13%) Internet
5 4 (2.50%) HTTP
5 4 (2.50%) RS-485
5 4 (2.50%) RTP
5 4 (2.50%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.88%) Wireless
7 1 (0.63%) PABX
7 1 (0.63%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.88%) MySQL
3 10 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.75%) Apache Hive
4 6 (3.75%) DB2
5 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (11.25%) NUnit
1 18 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.50%) MSTest
4 11 (6.88%) JUnit
5 10 (6.25%) JIRA
6 7 (4.38%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (4.38%) Subversion
7 6 (3.75%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.75%) Selenium
8 4 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.50%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.88%) GCC
9 3 (1.88%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.88%) PVCS
9 3 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.25%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.25%) WiX
11 1 (0.63%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.63%) Redmine
General
1 24 (15.00%) Finance
2 19 (11.88%) Electronics
3 12 (7.50%) Aerospace
4 8 (5.00%) Automotive
4 8 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.50%) Games
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.25%) .NET
2 33 (20.63%) HTML
3 25 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 24 (15.00%) CSS
5 22 (13.75%) Web Services
6 20 (12.50%) WPF
7 19 (11.88%) XML
8 17 (10.63%) XSLT
9 14 (8.75%) jQuery
9 14 (8.75%) WCF
10 13 (8.13%) LINQ
11 12 (7.50%) RESTful
11 12 (7.50%) Silverlight
11 12 (7.50%) SOAP
11 12 (7.50%) WF
12 11 (6.88%) JSON
13 10 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 9 (5.63%) HTML5
15 8 (5.00%) J2EE
16 6 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.25%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.63%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.63%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (4.38%) CAN bus
4 7 (4.38%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Life Science
6 3 (1.88%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.88%) User Experience
7 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.63%) CCTV
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Robotics
8 1 (0.63%) VHDL
8 1 (0.63%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.75%) Linux
2 37 (23.13%) Windows
3 12 (7.50%) Android
3 12 (7.50%) Mac OS
4 9 (5.63%) Unix
5 6 (3.75%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.50%) OO
4 31 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (19.38%) Scrum
5 18 (11.25%) Multithreading
5 18 (11.25%) OOP
5 18 (11.25%) UML
6 16 (10.00%) MVVM
7 15 (9.38%) Mathematics
7 15 (9.38%) Physics
8 13 (8.13%) TDD
9 12 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
9 12 (7.50%) DSDM
9 12 (7.50%) RUP
9 12 (7.50%) SDLC
9 12 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 12 (7.50%) Use Case
10 11 (6.88%) Software Architecture
11 10 (6.25%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 83 (51.88%) C#
2 75 (46.88%) C++
3 45 (28.13%) Java
4 40 (25.00%) C
5 39 (24.38%) JavaScript
6 36 (22.50%) SQL
7 19 (11.88%) Python
8 16 (10.00%) Embedded C
9 15 (9.38%) Embedded C++
9 15 (9.38%) Perl
10 14 (8.75%) Bash Shell
11 12 (7.50%) Groovy
11 12 (7.50%) PL/SQL
11 12 (7.50%) Ruby
11 12 (7.50%) T-SQL
12 11 (6.88%) PHP
13 10 (6.25%) MATLAB
14 7 (4.38%) R
15 5 (3.13%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (21.25%) Degree
2 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 12 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.25%) PhD
4 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) JTAG
1 12 (7.50%) MISRA
2 7 (4.38%) ISO26262
3 4 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.50%) QA
4 3 (1.88%) TickIT
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) Docker
2 9 (5.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.00%) Oracle
3 5 (3.13%) Tableau
4 4 (2.50%) Freescale
4 4 (2.50%) Perforce
5 3 (1.88%) Embarcadero
5 3 (1.88%) Talend
5 3 (1.88%) WSO2
5 3 (1.88%) Xilinx
6 2 (1.25%) IBM
6 2 (1.25%) Informatica
6 2 (1.25%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.25%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.63%) Altera
7 1 (0.63%) Atmel
7 1 (0.63%) Renesas
7 1 (0.63%) Zend
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + competitive
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