Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 753 572 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.06% 4.08% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 4.25% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 612 521 671
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,650 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 12037 13461 15549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.81% 95.99% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9722 11220 12733
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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 +15 554 £45,000 -5.26% 61
Hertfordshire -28 96 £40,000 +3.23% 9
Norfolk +8 38 £25,000 -41.18% 2
Essex +19 34 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Suffolk -6 19 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Bedfordshire +1 12 £30,000 -22.08%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Software 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 743 (98.67%) Software Engineering
2 483 (64.14%) C++
3 329 (43.69%) Degree
4 310 (41.17%) C#
5 294 (39.04%) C
6 288 (38.25%) Computer Science
7 247 (32.80%) Java
8 244 (32.40%) Python
9 203 (26.96%) Linux
10 199 (26.43%) Mathematics
11 178 (23.64%) Windows
12 166 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
13 157 (20.85%) .NET
14 138 (18.33%) Physics
15 135 (17.93%) JavaScript
16 130 (17.26%) OO
17 117 (15.54%) HTML
17 117 (15.54%) Algorithms
18 110 (14.61%) Multithreading
19 109 (14.48%) SQL
20 94 (12.48%) Computer Science Degree
21 93 (12.35%) Scrum
22 89 (11.82%) Microsoft
23 87 (11.55%) ASP.NET
24 86 (11.42%) PhD
25 84 (11.16%) TDD
26 82 (10.89%) Embedded C
27 80 (10.62%) CSS
27 80 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
28 78 (10.36%) AngularJS

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 11 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
1 11 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.06%) Kentico
3 7 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.53%) Apache
5 4 (0.53%) DNN
6 3 (0.40%) JBoss
7 2 (0.27%) CMS
7 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.19%) GitHub
2 24 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.05%) SaaS
4 7 (0.93%) Office 365
5 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.56%) Wireless
2 31 (4.12%) Bluetooth
3 25 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.86%) Internet
6 9 (1.20%) HTTP
7 7 (0.93%) SAN
8 6 (0.80%) Firewall
9 5 (0.66%) 3G
9 5 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (0.53%) 802.11
11 3 (0.40%) 4G
11 3 (0.40%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.40%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.40%) SSL
12 2 (0.27%) AMQP
12 2 (0.27%) DNS
12 2 (0.27%) IPv6
12 2 (0.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.78%) MySQL
3 28 (3.72%) MongoDB
4 14 (1.86%) Big Data
5 13 (1.73%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.66%) HBase
7 5 (0.66%) Redis
7 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (0.40%) GIS
9 3 (0.40%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.27%) CloverETL
10 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.10%) Visual Studio
3 39 (5.18%) LabVIEW
4 35 (4.65%) Subversion
5 31 (4.12%) TeamCity
6 26 (3.45%) JIRA
7 25 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (2.79%) Jenkins
9 17 (2.26%) NUnit
10 11 (1.46%) Maven
11 10 (1.33%) Ant
12 9 (1.20%) GoogleTest
13 8 (1.06%) ClearCase
13 8 (1.06%) JUnit
13 8 (1.06%) Moq
13 8 (1.06%) MSBuild
13 8 (1.06%) NCrunch
13 8 (1.06%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.80%) Selenium
15 5 (0.66%) Eclipse
General
1 76 (10.09%) Electronics
2 65 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 59 (7.84%) Finance
4 25 (3.32%) Marketing
5 24 (3.19%) Multimedia
6 21 (2.79%) Aerospace
6 21 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.99%) Games
8 11 (1.46%) Law
9 7 (0.93%) Automotive
10 5 (0.66%) Back Office
10 5 (0.66%) Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (20.85%) .NET
2 117 (15.54%) HTML
3 87 (11.55%) ASP.NET
4 80 (10.62%) CSS
5 78 (10.36%) AngularJS
6 64 (8.50%) HTML5
7 62 (8.23%) jQuery
8 48 (6.37%) Node.js
9 43 (5.71%) CSS3
10 36 (4.78%) Web Services
11 34 (4.52%) JSON
12 31 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (3.85%) Ajax
14 26 (3.45%) Apache Axis
15 25 (3.32%) XML
16 24 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (3.19%) WCF
17 23 (3.05%) REST
18 22 (2.92%) POSIX
19 21 (2.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 288 (38.25%) Computer Science
2 117 (15.54%) Algorithms
3 80 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.38%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (3.98%) Data Structures
6 28 (3.72%) 3D Printing
7 27 (3.59%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.92%) Augmented Reality
8 22 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (2.79%) User Experience
10 15 (1.99%) 3D Graphics
11 13 (1.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 13 (1.73%) Smart City
12 11 (1.46%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.20%) Fintech
14 8 (1.06%) Smart Home
15 7 (0.93%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.93%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.93%) Life Science
16 5 (0.66%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 203 (26.96%) Linux
2 178 (23.64%) Windows
3 50 (6.64%) Android
4 40 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.92%) Unix
6 15 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.86%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 10 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.53%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.53%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (98.67%) Software Engineering
2 199 (26.43%) Mathematics
3 166 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (18.33%) Physics
5 130 (17.26%) OO
6 110 (14.61%) Multithreading
7 93 (12.35%) Scrum
8 84 (11.16%) TDD
9 68 (9.03%) SDLC
10 54 (7.17%) Machine Learning
11 48 (6.37%) OOP
12 47 (6.24%) Artificial Intelligence
13 42 (5.58%) Test Automation
14 41 (5.44%) Unit Testing
15 38 (5.05%) CAD
15 38 (5.05%) DevOps
15 38 (5.05%) Open Source
16 37 (4.91%) MVC
17 35 (4.65%) OOD
18 29 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 483 (64.14%) C++
2 310 (41.17%) C#
3 294 (39.04%) C
4 247 (32.80%) Java
5 244 (32.40%) Python
6 135 (17.93%) JavaScript
7 109 (14.48%) SQL
8 82 (10.89%) Embedded C
9 59 (7.84%) Embedded C++
10 58 (7.70%) MATLAB
11 53 (7.04%) Perl
12 24 (3.19%) Assembly Language
13 22 (2.92%) T-SQL
14 18 (2.39%) F#
15 16 (2.12%) VB
16 14 (1.86%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.73%) Fortran
17 13 (1.73%) VB6
18 12 (1.59%) PHP
18 12 (1.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 329 (43.69%) Degree
2 94 (12.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (11.42%) PhD
4 32 (4.25%) Security Cleared
5 26 (3.45%) MCP
5 26 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (3.05%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.78%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) MISRA
3 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (3.85%) Docker
2 14 (1.86%) Firmware
3 5 (0.66%) KVM
3 5 (0.66%) LXC
3 5 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.33%) Puppet
2 9 (1.20%) Ansible
3 7 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 89 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.84%) Oracle
3 14 (1.86%) SAP
4 11 (1.46%) Google
5 10 (1.33%) Brocade
6 8 (1.06%) RedGate
7 6 (0.80%) VMware
8 5 (0.66%) CA
8 5 (0.66%) Riverbed
8 5 (0.66%) Vyatta
9 3 (0.40%) Terracotta
9 3 (0.40%) Twitter
9 3 (0.40%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.27%) Apple
10 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.27%) IBM
10 2 (0.27%) QNX
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe
11 1 (0.13%) Citrix
11 1 (0.13%) Intel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50K
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 1 hour ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
IT Connections
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £60K
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£52,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Strong Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum £35,000 - £55,000 + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £40k - 75k per year + Incredible Prospects+Potential+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable + pension, health care, dental, life assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable + pension, health care, dental, life assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 55k per year + Fantastic Prospects!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-70k + benefits + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago