Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 331 342
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 34 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 13
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.07% +7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £49,500 £29,750 £38,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £71,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -13.64%

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 10,306 11,379 12,694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.08% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7,842 9,360 10,593
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,771 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +11 15 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Hertfordshire +25 13 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Norfolk - 6 - -
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 16 October 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 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 19 (55.88%) SDET
4 17 (50.00%) C++
5 14 (41.18%) Python
6 13 (38.24%) Java
7 11 (32.35%) OO
7 11 (32.35%) Scrum
7 11 (32.35%) TDD
7 11 (32.35%) BDD
8 10 (29.41%) C#
9 9 (26.47%) C
9 9 (26.47%) Workflow
9 9 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
9 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
9 9 (26.47%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (26.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (26.47%) Serverless
10 8 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (20.59%) Selenium
11 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
12 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
12 6 (17.65%) Physics
12 6 (17.65%) Scala
12 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 6 (17.65%) Linux
12 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
13 5 (14.71%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (26.47%) AWS Lambda
1 9 (26.47%) Serverless
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) 802.11
1 3 (8.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
3 2 (5.88%) xUnit.net
4 1 (2.94%) Capybara
4 1 (2.94%) JBehave
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) 802.1X
1 3 (8.82%) Node.js
1 3 (8.82%) pytest
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 19 (55.88%) SDET
4 11 (32.35%) BDD
4 11 (32.35%) OO
4 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
5 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) Workflow
6 8 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
8 6 (17.65%) Physics
9 5 (14.71%) Cryptography
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.82%) Microservices
11 3 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C++
2 14 (41.18%) Python
3 13 (38.24%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) C
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Apple
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft