Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 104 93
Rank change year-on-year +32 -11 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 199 174 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.77% 2.64% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 2.70% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 178 229 229
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% -4.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £27,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 5130 6438 7193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.71% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4277 5094 5825
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +42 97 £44,500 -11.00% 4
Northamptonshire +17 57 £29,000 -19.44% 1
Leicestershire +21 22 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire -15 17 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Lincolnshire - 5 £33,000 - 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 192 (96.48%) Software Engineering
2 106 (53.27%) Java
3 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (45.73%) Degree
5 88 (44.22%) C#
6 75 (37.69%) Computer Science
7 73 (36.68%) C++
8 60 (30.15%) Linux
9 56 (28.14%) JavaScript
10 54 (27.14%) .NET
11 49 (24.62%) C
12 47 (23.62%) HTML
13 45 (22.61%) Git (software)
14 44 (22.11%) Scrum
15 43 (21.61%) SQL
16 42 (21.11%) Python
17 39 (19.60%) OO
17 39 (19.60%) QA
18 37 (18.59%) CSS
18 37 (18.59%) Computer Vision
19 35 (17.59%) HTML5
19 35 (17.59%) Workflow
20 34 (17.09%) GitHub
21 31 (15.58%) Computer Science Degree
22 30 (15.08%) OOP
22 30 (15.08%) Mathematics
23 29 (14.57%) Test Automation
23 29 (14.57%) Project Planning
24 28 (14.07%) Subversion
24 28 (14.07%) Windows

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 7 (3.52%) Apache
1 7 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.02%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) JBoss
3 1 (0.50%) Jetty
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.51%) EPLAN
2 2 (1.01%) Simulink
2 2 (1.01%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.50%) HipChat
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.09%) GitHub
2 7 (3.52%) Serverless
3 6 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.01%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.03%) HTTP
2 7 (3.52%) Bluetooth
2 7 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.51%) Profibus
3 5 (2.51%) RFID
3 5 (2.51%) Wireless
4 3 (1.51%) Internet
5 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.01%) RS-232
5 2 (1.01%) RS-485
6 1 (0.50%) AMQP
6 1 (0.50%) GSM
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) WEP
6 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.53%) MySQL
3 10 (5.03%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.51%) Big Data
4 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.51%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.01%) SQLite
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.50%) GIS
7 1 (0.50%) MS Access
7 1 (0.50%) Redis
7 1 (0.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 45 (22.61%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.07%) Subversion
3 25 (12.56%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.53%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.02%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.52%) JUnit
7 5 (2.51%) Gradle
7 5 (2.51%) Maven
8 4 (2.01%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.01%) JIRA
9 3 (1.51%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.51%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.51%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.51%) Xcode
10 2 (1.01%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.50%) GCC
11 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (12.56%) Electronics
1 25 (12.56%) Finance
1 25 (12.56%) Games
2 10 (5.03%) Banking
3 8 (4.02%) Legal
4 7 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.51%) Retail
8 2 (1.01%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.14%) .NET
2 47 (23.62%) HTML
3 37 (18.59%) CSS
4 35 (17.59%) HTML5
5 26 (13.07%) XML
6 23 (11.56%) jQuery
6 23 (11.56%) Spring
7 22 (11.06%) REST
8 17 (8.54%) ASP.NET
9 15 (7.54%) RESTful
10 13 (6.53%) JSON
11 12 (6.03%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.53%) AngularJS
12 11 (5.53%) Web Services
13 10 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (5.03%) Node.js
14 9 (4.52%) Entity Framework
14 9 (4.52%) Polymer
14 9 (4.52%) Web Components
14 9 (4.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (37.69%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.07%) Algorithms
3 19 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (9.05%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.53%) Fintech
6 10 (5.03%) SCADA
6 10 (5.03%) User Experience
7 9 (4.52%) Video\Live Streaming
8 8 (4.02%) Driving Licence
8 8 (4.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (3.52%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (3.02%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (2.51%) CAN bus
12 4 (2.01%) Device Driver
12 4 (2.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (1.01%) New Media
14 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.15%) Linux
2 28 (14.07%) Windows
3 18 (9.05%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (5.53%) Android
4 11 (5.53%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (96.48%) Software Engineering
2 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (22.11%) Scrum
4 39 (19.60%) OO
5 37 (18.59%) Computer Vision
6 35 (17.59%) Workflow
7 30 (15.08%) Mathematics
7 30 (15.08%) OOP
8 29 (14.57%) Project Planning
8 29 (14.57%) Test Automation
9 27 (13.57%) Unit Testing
10 26 (13.07%) TDD
11 23 (11.56%) User Stories
12 22 (11.06%) MVC
12 22 (11.06%) SDLC
13 18 (9.05%) Integration Testing
13 18 (9.05%) Machine Learning
14 17 (8.54%) Multithreading
14 17 (8.54%) Physics
15 15 (7.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 106 (53.27%) Java
2 88 (44.22%) C#
3 73 (36.68%) C++
4 56 (28.14%) JavaScript
5 49 (24.62%) C
6 43 (21.61%) SQL
7 42 (21.11%) Python
8 11 (5.53%) Perl
9 9 (4.52%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.02%) Ada
10 6 (3.02%) Apple Swift
10 6 (3.02%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.02%) PHP
11 4 (2.01%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.01%) VB
12 3 (1.51%) BeanShell
12 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.51%) Ruby
12 3 (1.51%) Scala
12 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (45.73%) Degree
2 31 (15.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (12.56%) PhD
4 12 (6.03%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.60%) QA
2 3 (1.51%) DICOM
2 3 (1.51%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.51%) HL7
3 2 (1.01%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (5.03%) Firmware
2 3 (1.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Ansible
1 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
1 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (11.56%) Oracle
2 14 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.52%) Google
4 5 (2.51%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.51%) Siemens
4 5 (2.51%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.01%) Zend
6 3 (1.51%) hybris
6 3 (1.51%) Xilinx
7 2 (1.01%) IBM
7 2 (1.01%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.01%) WSO2
8 1 (0.50%) Apigee
8 1 (0.50%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Sencha
8 1 (0.50%) Talend
8 1 (0.50%) Telerik
8 1 (0.50%) TIBCO