Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 328 377
Rank change year-on-year +24 +49 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 68 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.53% 0.26% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.27% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 14
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £53,250 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 12,523 11,924 13,963
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.93% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9,883 9,701 11,419
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 - 41 £39,000 -
Cambridgeshire -39 23 £65,000 +44.44% 6
Essex - 2 £67,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £22,500 -
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 23 April 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 33 (48.53%) Linux
2 31 (45.59%) C
2 31 (45.59%) Java
3 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (41.18%) C#
5 26 (38.24%) C++
6 25 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (36.76%) Splunk
6 25 (36.76%) Runscope
7 24 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (35.29%) BDD
8 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
9 20 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (27.94%) Data Privacy
11 18 (26.47%) Web Services
12 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (25.00%) Degree
13 16 (23.53%) .NET
14 15 (22.06%) HP
14 15 (22.06%) Dell
14 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
14 15 (22.06%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (22.06%) Performance Testing
14 15 (22.06%) Embedded Software Development
15 14 (20.59%) Oracle
15 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
16 13 (19.12%) TDD
16 13 (19.12%) Groovy
16 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
16 13 (19.12%) High Availability

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 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) AutoCAD
1 2 (2.94%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) LabWindows
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (36.76%) Runscope
2 7 (10.29%) GitHub
3 6 (8.82%) Akamai
3 6 (8.82%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) HTTP
1 7 (10.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) Couchbase
3 6 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (8.82%) Endeca
3 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) GIS
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
1 13 (19.12%) Spock
2 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.24%) JUnit
3 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.82%) Mockito
5 5 (7.35%) Selenium
6 3 (4.41%) JIRA
6 3 (4.41%) JMeter
6 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.41%) NUnit
7 2 (2.94%) Capybara
7 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.94%) Subversion
7 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.47%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (11.76%) Electronics
2 6 (8.82%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) Web Services
2 16 (23.53%) .NET
3 13 (19.12%) Kafka
3 13 (19.12%) RxJava
3 13 (19.12%) Vert.x
4 8 (11.76%) CSS
4 8 (11.76%) CSS3
4 8 (11.76%) HTML
4 8 (11.76%) HTML5
4 8 (11.76%) J2EE
4 8 (11.76%) React
4 8 (11.76%) RESTful
5 6 (8.82%) .NET Core
5 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (8.82%) Backbone.js
5 6 (8.82%) Node.js
6 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.88%) XML
7 2 (2.94%) Ajax
7 2 (2.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (48.53%) Linux
2 15 (22.06%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) BDD
2 24 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
4 20 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (27.94%) Data Privacy
6 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (22.06%) Embedded Software Development
7 15 (22.06%) Performance Testing
8 13 (19.12%) High Availability
8 13 (19.12%) TDD
9 12 (17.65%) DevOps
9 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 11 (16.18%) Test Strategy
11 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
12 8 (11.76%) Kanban
12 8 (11.76%) OO
12 8 (11.76%) Procedural Programming
13 7 (10.29%) CAP Theorem
13 7 (10.29%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) C
1 31 (45.59%) Java
2 28 (41.18%) C#
3 26 (38.24%) C++
4 13 (19.12%) Groovy
5 12 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (8.82%) Ruby
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Kubernetes
1 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Splunk
2 15 (22.06%) Dell
2 15 (22.06%) HP
3 14 (20.59%) Oracle
4 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.82%) AppDynamics
5 6 (8.82%) ATG
6 2 (2.94%) Fujitsu