Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 349 370
Rank change year-on-year +34 +21 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 46 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 15
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.93% -10.00% +13.33%
10th Percentile £37,550 £29,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,375 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -18.18%

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 11,760 12,119 13,642
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.07% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9,019 9,784 11,303
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,057 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Hertfordshire +21 30 £41,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 16 £65,000 +106.35% 7
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 17 July 2018, Software Development 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 of England region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (58.70%) Linux
2 24 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (47.83%) C#
4 22 (47.83%) Splunk
4 22 (47.83%) Runscope
5 20 (43.48%) BDD
6 19 (41.30%) Java
7 16 (34.78%) .NET
7 16 (34.78%) Data Privacy
7 16 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (32.61%) Web Services
8 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
9 13 (28.26%) C
9 13 (28.26%) C++
9 13 (28.26%) Performance Testing
9 13 (28.26%) Cucumber
9 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
10 12 (26.09%) Docker
10 12 (26.09%) DevOps
10 12 (26.09%) Oracle
10 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.74%) TDD
11 10 (21.74%) Kafka
11 10 (21.74%) RxJava
11 10 (21.74%) Spock
11 10 (21.74%) High Availability
11 10 (21.74%) Groovy

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 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (47.83%) Runscope
3 6 (13.04%) Akamai
3 6 (13.04%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (8.70%) GitHub
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.35%) SaaS
5 2 (4.35%) Serverless
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) 802.11
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (13.04%) Endeca
2 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Cucumber
1 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Spock
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 6 (13.04%) JUnit
4 6 (13.04%) Mockito
5 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.52%) Capybara
6 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.35%) NUnit
7 2 (4.35%) xUnit.net
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) Kafka
3 10 (21.74%) RxJava
3 10 (21.74%) Vert.x
4 9 (19.57%) RESTful
5 8 (17.39%) React
6 7 (15.22%) Node.js
7 6 (13.04%) .NET Core
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (13.04%) Backbone.js
7 6 (13.04%) CSS
7 6 (13.04%) CSS3
7 6 (13.04%) HTML
7 6 (13.04%) HTML5
7 6 (13.04%) J2EE
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.35%) Meteor
8 2 (4.35%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) BDD
4 16 (34.78%) Data Privacy
4 16 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
6 13 (28.26%) Performance Testing
7 12 (26.09%) DevOps
8 10 (21.74%) High Availability
8 10 (21.74%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) SDET
10 8 (17.39%) MVC
10 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
11 7 (15.22%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (15.22%) Kanban
12 6 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (13.04%) Customer-Centricity
12 6 (13.04%) Pair Programming
12 6 (13.04%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) Java
3 13 (28.26%) C
3 13 (28.26%) C++
4 10 (21.74%) Groovy
5 9 (19.57%) SQL
6 6 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (6.52%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Splunk
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) Dell
3 7 (15.22%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) AppDynamics
4 6 (13.04%) ATG
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) Capita