The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 71 61
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 355 273 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.66% 3.74% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 3.90% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 255 216 303
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 6054 7001 7818
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.56% 95.83% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 5758 6352
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +17 245 £45,000 -5.26% 51
Hertfordshire -19 52 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Norfolk +7 26 £25,000 -44.44% 3
Suffolk +19 12 £45,000 -
Essex -1 12 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Bedfordshire +21 8 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 654 (94.10%) Software Engineering
2 392 (56.40%) C++
3 279 (40.14%) Degree
4 264 (37.99%) Computer Science
5 255 (36.69%) Java
6 248 (35.68%) C
7 230 (33.09%) C#
8 229 (32.95%) Python
9 202 (29.06%) Linux
10 191 (27.48%) Mathematics
11 155 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
12 128 (18.42%) .NET
13 127 (18.27%) JavaScript
14 106 (15.25%) Windows
15 101 (14.53%) OO
16 100 (14.39%) HTML
17 98 (14.10%) Physics
18 96 (13.81%) SQL
18 96 (13.81%) Perl
19 86 (12.37%) PhD
20 78 (11.22%) Electronics
21 76 (10.94%) Algorithms
22 75 (10.79%) ASP.NET
22 75 (10.79%) CSS
23 67 (9.64%) Wireless
24 65 (9.35%) Scrum
24 65 (9.35%) Microsoft
25 63 (9.06%) Git (software)
26 62 (8.92%) Embedded C
27 59 (8.49%) Multithreading

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 19 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.29%) Apache
4 8 (1.15%) JBoss
5 7 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (1.01%) IIS
6 6 (0.86%) CMS
6 6 (0.86%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.72%) DNN
7 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 16 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.16%) Office 365
3 13 (1.87%) SaaS
4 11 (1.58%) GitHub
5 8 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.64%) Wireless
2 47 (6.76%) Bluetooth
3 30 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (3.31%) Internet
5 16 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.16%) 802.11
6 15 (2.16%) HTTP
7 11 (1.58%) Firewall
8 10 (1.44%) SSL
9 7 (1.01%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.72%) NFC
10 5 (0.72%) SAN
10 5 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (0.58%) LDAP
11 4 (0.58%) SMPP
11 4 (0.58%) SMS
12 3 (0.43%) ZigBee
13 2 (0.29%) 3G
13 2 (0.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.48%) MySQL
3 21 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.73%) Big Data
6 8 (1.15%) JasperReports
6 8 (1.15%) Redis
7 7 (1.01%) Geospatial Data
7 7 (1.01%) GIS
7 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.72%) HBase
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.29%) CloverETL
11 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 31 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.46%) LabVIEW
3 31 (4.46%) Subversion
4 29 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 28 (4.03%) NUnit
6 25 (3.60%) Maven
7 23 (3.31%) JUnit
8 17 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (2.30%) JIRA
9 16 (2.30%) MSBuild
10 13 (1.87%) Ant
10 13 (1.87%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.73%) Moq
12 10 (1.44%) GoogleTest
13 9 (1.29%) NCrunch
13 9 (1.29%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.86%) FishEye
14 6 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 78 (11.22%) Electronics
2 50 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.47%) Finance
4 33 (4.75%) Aerospace
5 21 (3.02%) Games
6 16 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.87%) Automotive
7 13 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.87%) Multimedia
8 10 (1.44%) Banking
8 10 (1.44%) Law
9 6 (0.86%) Marketing
10 3 (0.43%) Advertising
10 3 (0.43%) Retail
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Military
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (18.42%) .NET
2 100 (14.39%) HTML
3 75 (10.79%) ASP.NET
3 75 (10.79%) CSS
4 58 (8.35%) AngularJS
5 48 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (6.33%) HTML5
7 41 (5.90%) Web Services
8 40 (5.76%) CSS3
9 37 (5.32%) jQuery
10 34 (4.89%) JSON
11 33 (4.75%) Ajax
12 32 (4.60%) Spring
12 32 (4.60%) XML
13 30 (4.32%) REST
14 29 (4.17%) Node.js
15 21 (3.02%) WCF
16 19 (2.73%) RESTful
17 18 (2.59%) .NET Framework
18 17 (2.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 264 (37.99%) Computer Science
2 76 (10.94%) Algorithms
3 52 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (2.73%) User Experience
6 18 (2.59%) Augmented Reality
7 14 (2.01%) Internet of Things
8 13 (1.87%) Device Driver
8 13 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.58%) Life Science
10 11 (1.58%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.44%) Smart Home
12 9 (1.29%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (1.15%) 3D Printing
14 7 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.01%) Home Automation
14 7 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 202 (29.06%) Linux
2 106 (15.25%) Windows
3 41 (5.90%) Android
4 31 (4.46%) Unix
5 14 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 8 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.86%) VxWorks
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.43%) AIX
11 3 (0.43%) ThreadX
12 2 (0.29%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.14%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (94.10%) Software Engineering
2 191 (27.48%) Mathematics
3 155 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (14.53%) OO
5 98 (14.10%) Physics
6 65 (9.35%) Scrum
7 59 (8.49%) Multithreading
8 58 (8.35%) TDD
9 53 (7.63%) MVC
10 49 (7.05%) Open Source
11 46 (6.62%) SDLC
12 42 (6.04%) DevOps
13 39 (5.61%) Machine Learning
14 38 (5.47%) OOP
15 34 (4.89%) OOD
16 31 (4.46%) CAD
16 31 (4.46%) Visualisation
17 27 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (3.74%) UML
19 24 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 392 (56.40%) C++
2 255 (36.69%) Java
3 248 (35.68%) C
4 230 (33.09%) C#
5 229 (32.95%) Python
6 127 (18.27%) JavaScript
7 96 (13.81%) Perl
7 96 (13.81%) SQL
8 62 (8.92%) Embedded C
9 48 (6.91%) MATLAB
10 35 (5.04%) Embedded C++
11 31 (4.46%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.88%) Ruby
13 14 (2.01%) Assembly Language
14 13 (1.87%) PHP
15 12 (1.73%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.58%) Tcl
16 11 (1.58%) VB
17 9 (1.29%) Scala
18 7 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 279 (40.14%) Degree
2 86 (12.37%) PhD
3 40 (5.76%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.72%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.43%) MCP
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.61%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) ISO13485
System Software
1 16 (2.30%) Firmware
2 14 (2.01%) Docker
3 6 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.72%) KVM
4 5 (0.72%) LXC
4 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) Xen
6 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (2.73%) Nagios
2 9 (1.29%) Grafana
2 9 (1.29%) Graphite
3 5 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.29%) Puppet
6 1 (0.14%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.03%) Oracle
3 19 (2.73%) Google
4 16 (2.30%) Dell
5 13 (1.87%) Sun
6 11 (1.58%) HP
7 10 (1.44%) Brocade
8 9 (1.29%) RedGate
9 7 (1.01%) QNX
9 7 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.86%) Adobe
10 6 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.72%) CA
11 5 (0.72%) Riverbed
11 5 (0.72%) Sage
11 5 (0.72%) SonicWALL
11 5 (0.72%) Symantec
11 5 (0.72%) VMware
11 5 (0.72%) Vyatta
12 3 (0.43%) Intel
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