The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 229 268 265
Rank change year-on-year +39 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 13 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.22% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.099% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 6
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  

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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5775 7042 7151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.28% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5689 5743
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Cambridgeshire +29 13 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) Perl
3 26 (76.47%) Computer Science
4 25 (73.53%) Linux
5 22 (64.71%) QA
6 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
7 19 (55.88%) MySQL
7 19 (55.88%) SQL
7 19 (55.88%) Java
7 19 (55.88%) Nagios
8 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
9 17 (50.00%) Visualisation
9 17 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (38.24%) Sun
11 10 (29.41%) Python
12 8 (23.53%) C++
13 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.65%) Unix
14 5 (14.71%) HTTP
14 5 (14.71%) C
14 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
14 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
14 5 (14.71%) Degree
15 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
15 4 (11.76%) Open Source
15 4 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
15 4 (11.76%) Catalyst
15 4 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
15 4 (11.76%) Brocade

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) HTTP
2 4 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Capybara
3 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
3 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.88%) WATIR
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Catalyst
2 2 (5.88%) RESTful
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (76.47%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 17 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Open Source
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.88%) Bug Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Physics
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Perl
2 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
3 19 (55.88%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) SQL
4 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) Python
6 8 (23.53%) C++
7 5 (14.71%) C
8 4 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (5.88%) Ruby
10 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (64.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Sun
2 4 (11.76%) Brocade
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