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The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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

Software Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 36 54
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 732 245 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.74% 5.37% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.81% 5.84% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 110 147 129
10th Percentile £33,675 £31,000 £35,428
25th Percentile £40,875 £32,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +38.24% -15.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £76,875 £60,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,690 £71,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% +4.76%

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 6,769 4,193 3,469
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.07% 91.87% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,003 2,502 2,704
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £26,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,158
Median % change year-on-year - +8.32% -2.83%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,188 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in the East of England

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in the East of England

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in the East of England

Software 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 Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +12 510 £55,000 +57.14% 99
Hertfordshire -9 106 £60,000 +41.18% 13
Essex +3 58 £55,500 +11.00% 9
Bedfordshire -8 27 £62,500 +21.95% 2
Norfolk +16 19 £60,000 +20.00%
Suffolk +1 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Software Engineer job roles required the following 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 731 (99.86%) Software Engineering
2 269 (36.75%) Degree
3 252 (34.43%) Python
4 243 (33.20%) Agile
5 236 (32.24%) Computer Science
6 206 (28.14%) JavaScript
7 200 (27.32%) Docker
7 200 (27.32%) Social Skills
8 199 (27.19%) C#
9 196 (26.78%) C++
10 180 (24.59%) Java
11 179 (24.45%) Git (software)
12 172 (23.50%) C
13 157 (21.45%) Linux
13 157 (21.45%) DevOps
14 156 (21.31%) .NET
15 142 (19.40%) AWS
15 142 (19.40%) AngularJS
16 141 (19.26%) Azure
17 137 (18.72%) HTML
18 125 (17.08%) Problem-Solving
19 123 (16.80%) CSS
20 119 (16.26%) Machine Learning
21 115 (15.71%) Mentoring
21 115 (15.71%) SQL
22 110 (15.03%) React
23 108 (14.75%) Go
23 108 (14.75%) Node.js
24 105 (14.34%) NoSQL
25 101 (13.80%) Computer Science Degree

Software 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 29 (3.96%) Apache Spark
2 26 (3.55%) Apache
3 19 (2.60%) Confluence
4 18 (2.46%) IBM Domino
5 14 (1.91%) Umbraco
6 7 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.14%) CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 142 (19.40%) AWS
2 141 (19.26%) Azure
3 45 (6.15%) GCP
4 34 (4.64%) Serverless
5 28 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (2.05%) Azure DevOps
8 11 (1.50%) Basecamp
9 10 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (1.37%) GitHub
10 8 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (1.09%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.09%) SaaS
11 7 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (0.96%) Azure AKS
12 6 (0.82%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.82%) Power Automate
12 6 (0.82%) Power Platform
12 6 (0.82%) PowerApps
12 6 (0.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 78 (10.66%) HTTP
2 76 (10.38%) SSL
3 44 (6.01%) TCP/IP
4 40 (5.46%) Wireless
5 23 (3.14%) Modbus
6 22 (3.01%) RS-422
6 22 (3.01%) RS-485
7 18 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (2.19%) Bluetooth
9 15 (2.05%) Internet
10 5 (0.68%) Broadband
11 4 (0.55%) MQTT
12 3 (0.41%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.41%) Network Security
13 2 (0.27%) SSH
14 1 (0.14%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (14.34%) NoSQL
2 33 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (4.10%) Big Data
4 29 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (3.55%) MySQL
6 16 (2.19%) SQL Server
7 13 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.82%) Power BI
11 5 (0.68%) Flink
12 4 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.27%) BigQuery
14 2 (0.27%) Metadata
15 1 (0.14%) InterSystems Cache
15 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 179 (24.45%) Git (software)
2 59 (8.06%) JIRA
3 55 (7.51%) TeamCity
4 48 (6.56%) Jenkins
5 32 (4.37%) GitLab
6 15 (2.05%) ClearCase
6 15 (2.05%) CppUnit
6 15 (2.05%) Gerrit
6 15 (2.05%) JUnit
7 5 (0.68%) Buildbot
8 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.41%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.41%) Selenium
9 3 (0.41%) webpack
10 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.27%) Gradle
10 2 (0.27%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.27%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 200 (27.32%) Social Skills
2 91 (12.43%) Marketing
3 74 (10.11%) Electronics
4 53 (7.24%) Automotive
5 46 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (5.46%) Finance
7 29 (3.96%) Games
8 24 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 23 (3.14%) Presentation Skills
10 19 (2.60%) Wearables
11 13 (1.78%) Aerospace
12 12 (1.64%) Publishing
13 11 (1.50%) Banking
13 11 (1.50%) Legal
14 9 (1.23%) Retail
15 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
18 2 (0.27%) Law
18 2 (0.27%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (21.31%) .NET
2 142 (19.40%) AngularJS
3 137 (18.72%) HTML
4 123 (16.80%) CSS
5 110 (15.03%) React
6 108 (14.75%) Node.js
7 91 (12.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 90 (12.30%) ASP.NET
9 79 (10.79%) Angular 2
10 46 (6.28%) .NET Framework
11 31 (4.23%) Kafka
11 31 (4.23%) WPF
12 30 (4.10%) Vue.js
13 29 (3.96%) REST
14 24 (3.28%) OpenCL
15 22 (3.01%) Dask
15 22 (3.01%) HTML5
15 22 (3.01%) OpenGL
15 22 (3.01%) OpenGL ES
15 22 (3.01%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.66%) User Experience
2 78 (10.66%) IoT
3 75 (10.25%) Self-Motivation
4 71 (9.70%) Algorithms
5 54 (7.38%) Data Structures
6 44 (6.01%) Embedded Systems
7 32 (4.37%) Mobile App
8 31 (4.23%) Smartphone
9 22 (3.01%) Device Driver
9 22 (3.01%) FPGA
9 22 (3.01%) Mali
10 21 (2.87%) Life Science
11 20 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (2.60%) Renewable Energy
13 18 (2.46%) Home Automation
13 18 (2.46%) Industry 4.0
14 17 (2.32%) Virtual Team
15 16 (2.19%) Smart Home
16 13 (1.78%) SystemC
17 12 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 157 (21.45%) Linux
2 41 (5.60%) Android
3 37 (5.05%) Windows
4 8 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (1.09%) Unix
5 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (99.86%) Software Engineering
2 243 (33.20%) Agile
3 236 (32.24%) Computer Science
4 157 (21.45%) DevOps
5 125 (17.08%) Problem-Solving
6 119 (16.26%) Machine Learning
7 115 (15.71%) Mentoring
8 98 (13.39%) MVC
9 91 (12.43%) Software Testing
10 87 (11.89%) Web Development
11 85 (11.61%) Data Science
12 84 (11.48%) Mathematics
13 83 (11.34%) Test Automation
14 77 (10.52%) CI/CD
15 76 (10.38%) Open Source
16 70 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (9.56%) TDD
17 66 (9.02%) Full Stack Development
18 63 (8.61%) Scrum
19 59 (8.06%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 252 (34.43%) Python
2 206 (28.14%) JavaScript
3 199 (27.19%) C#
4 196 (26.78%) C++
5 180 (24.59%) Java
6 172 (23.50%) C
7 115 (15.71%) SQL
8 108 (14.75%) Go
9 92 (12.57%) Ruby
10 46 (6.28%) TypeScript
11 39 (5.33%) MATLAB
12 35 (4.78%) Julia
13 21 (2.87%) Ada
14 20 (2.73%) Embedded C
15 19 (2.60%) Embedded C++
16 16 (2.19%) Objective-C
17 15 (2.05%) Bash
18 13 (1.78%) Kotlin
18 13 (1.78%) R
19 11 (1.50%) Dart
Qualifications
1 269 (36.75%) Degree
2 101 (13.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.42%) PhD
4 24 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.60%) Master's Degree
6 15 (2.05%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.29%) QA
2 18 (2.46%) Accessibility
3 8 (1.09%) ISO 26262
4 5 (0.68%) IEC 62304
4 5 (0.68%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 200 (27.32%) Docker
2 22 (3.01%) LXC
3 21 (2.87%) Firmware
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (6.28%) Kubernetes
2 35 (4.78%) Cisco IPCC
3 28 (3.83%) Terraform
4 7 (0.96%) Puppet
5 6 (0.82%) Ansible
6 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) Consul
7 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 59 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.74%) IBM
2 42 (5.74%) McKesson
2 42 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
3 37 (5.05%) Google
4 15 (2.05%) Perforce
5 11 (1.50%) Apple
5 11 (1.50%) ATG
6 10 (1.37%) Palantir
7 8 (1.09%) Facebook
8 7 (0.96%) Foundry
9 6 (0.82%) ANSYS
9 6 (0.82%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.68%) FIS
10 5 (0.68%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.68%) Twitter
11 4 (0.55%) YouTube
12 2 (0.27%) CrowdStrike
12 2 (0.27%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.27%) Spotify