Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Software Development Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 325 375
Rank change year-on-year +21 +50 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 44 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.28% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 8
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -7.69% +14.71%
10th Percentile £49,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £51,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11,436 12,036 14,335
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.83% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,373 9,911 11,863
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,675
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in the East of England

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in the East of England

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Development Engineer in the East of England

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Cambridgeshire -41 21 £65,000 +44.44% 17
Hertfordshire - 19 £50,000 - 3
Norfolk - 2 £22,500 -
Essex - 2 £67,500 -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Software Development 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 of England region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (63.64%) C
2 24 (54.55%) C++
3 18 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 17 (38.64%) C#
4 17 (38.64%) Java
5 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.82%) Degree
7 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 12 (27.27%) Linux
7 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.00%) HP
8 11 (25.00%) Dell
8 11 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 9 (20.45%) Electronics
10 9 (20.45%) LabWindows
10 9 (20.45%) BDD
10 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.45%) Procedural Programming
11 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (18.18%) TDD
12 7 (15.91%) OO
13 6 (13.64%) NUnit
13 6 (13.64%) SDET
13 6 (13.64%) SOLID
14 5 (11.36%) Secure Coding
14 5 (11.36%) Smoke Testing

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) AutoCAD
1 2 (4.55%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) LabWindows
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Couchbase
2 2 (4.55%) GIS
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (9.09%) JMeter
4 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.82%) Spock
6 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.27%) xUnit.net
General
1 9 (20.45%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
1 5 (11.36%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) JSON
2 3 (6.82%) Kafka
2 3 (6.82%) RxJava
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) Ajax
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) CSS3
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) HTML5
3 2 (4.55%) J2EE
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) JSF
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.45%) BDD
5 9 (20.45%) Procedural Programming
5 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) TDD
7 7 (15.91%) OO
8 6 (13.64%) SDET
8 6 (13.64%) SOLID
9 5 (11.36%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (11.36%) Domain Models
9 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (11.36%) Secure Coding
9 5 (11.36%) Smoke Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C
2 24 (54.55%) C++
3 17 (38.64%) C#
3 17 (38.64%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) Groovy
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Dell
2 11 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) Splunk
4 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle