Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 27 54
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 542 1,011 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.33% 8.31% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% 8.57% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 460 818 544
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,875 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -

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 9,859 11,797 12,727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.93% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,533 9,690 10,572
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 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 -13 312 £52,500 +5.00% 161
Hertfordshire +21 125 £45,000 - 38
Essex +17 37 £47,500 -7.32% 21
Norfolk +31 25 £42,500 +66.67% 7
Bedfordshire +11 22 £52,500 +75.00% 9
Suffolk -2 21 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Software 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 493 (90.96%) Software Engineering
2 269 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (47.05%) C++
4 237 (43.73%) Java
5 234 (43.17%) C#
6 188 (34.69%) JavaScript
7 170 (31.37%) Python
8 127 (23.43%) C
9 121 (22.32%) .NET
10 118 (21.77%) Linux
11 111 (20.48%) Computer Science
12 110 (20.30%) SQL
13 100 (18.45%) Mathematics
14 99 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
15 98 (18.08%) Degree
16 93 (17.16%) Test Automation
17 86 (15.87%) Scrum
18 83 (15.31%) Multithreading
19 81 (14.94%) HTML
20 80 (14.76%) Web Services
21 75 (13.84%) TDD
22 73 (13.47%) Windows
22 73 (13.47%) OO
23 69 (12.73%) Microsoft
24 67 (12.36%) SQL Server
25 66 (12.18%) AngularJS
25 66 (12.18%) CSS
26 64 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
27 62 (11.44%) MVC
28 61 (11.25%) Physics

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 25 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.21%) Apache
2 12 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (1.48%) IIS
4 6 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.11%) JBoss
5 5 (0.92%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.92%) WordPress
6 2 (0.37%) Kentico
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 99 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.61%) GitHub
4 19 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (2.95%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (2.95%) Serverless
7 12 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.85%) SaaS
9 8 (1.48%) Firebase
10 6 (1.11%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.11%) Slack
10 6 (1.11%) Trello
11 5 (0.92%) Akamai
12 3 (0.55%) npm
13 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.37%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.18%) IaaS
14 1 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.54%) Wireless
2 29 (5.35%) TCP/IP
3 17 (3.14%) HTTP
4 12 (2.21%) Internet
4 12 (2.21%) SSL
5 8 (1.48%) 802.11
6 7 (1.29%) Firewall
7 6 (1.11%) Bluetooth
7 6 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.55%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.37%) 5G
10 2 (0.37%) DVB
10 2 (0.37%) RTP
10 2 (0.37%) SMS
11 1 (0.18%) RapidIO
11 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.27%) NoSQL
3 24 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.69%) Big Data
5 19 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (3.32%) MongoDB
6 18 (3.32%) MySQL
7 16 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.48%) HBase
10 6 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.11%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.55%) Redis
12 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.37%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (9.96%) Visual Studio
2 38 (7.01%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.80%) JIRA
4 21 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.51%) Subversion
6 17 (3.14%) NUnit
6 17 (3.14%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.40%) Selenium
8 12 (2.21%) Ant
9 11 (2.03%) ReSharper
10 9 (1.66%) Maven
11 8 (1.48%) Vagrant
11 8 (1.48%) webpack
12 7 (1.29%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.29%) Moq
12 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.11%) NCrunch
13 6 (1.11%) Robot Framework
13 6 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (7.01%) Finance
2 30 (5.54%) Automotive
3 29 (5.35%) Games
4 21 (3.87%) Aerospace
4 21 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.69%) Electronics
6 15 (2.77%) Publishing
7 13 (2.40%) Retail
8 12 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.29%) Marketing
10 3 (0.55%) Military
10 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Banking
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (22.32%) .NET
2 81 (14.94%) HTML
3 80 (14.76%) Web Services
4 66 (12.18%) AngularJS
4 66 (12.18%) CSS
5 59 (10.89%) ASP.NET
6 41 (7.56%) Node.js
7 38 (7.01%) jQuery
8 36 (6.64%) REST
9 32 (5.90%) RESTful
10 29 (5.35%) JSON
10 29 (5.35%) React
11 27 (4.98%) Spring
12 23 (4.24%) TensorFlow
13 22 (4.06%) .NET Framework
13 22 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (4.06%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (3.87%) SOAP
15 19 (3.51%) HTML5
15 19 (3.51%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 111 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 47 (8.67%) Algorithms
3 37 (6.83%) User Experience
4 31 (5.72%) Data Structures
5 26 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.61%) Robotics
7 18 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.77%) Device Driver
8 15 (2.77%) Smart City
9 12 (2.21%) Internet of Things
10 11 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.03%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (1.29%) SCADA
13 6 (1.11%) Biotechnology
13 6 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.74%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 118 (21.77%) Linux
2 73 (13.47%) Windows
3 23 (4.24%) Android
4 19 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.77%) Windows 10
6 13 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.92%) Unix
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.55%) CentOS
11 2 (0.37%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.18%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (90.96%) Software Engineering
2 269 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (18.45%) Mathematics
4 93 (17.16%) Test Automation
5 86 (15.87%) Scrum
6 83 (15.31%) Multithreading
7 75 (13.84%) TDD
8 73 (13.47%) OO
9 64 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (11.44%) MVC
11 61 (11.25%) Physics
12 53 (9.78%) Machine Learning
13 50 (9.23%) Artificial Intelligence
14 47 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (8.30%) Continuous Delivery
16 42 (7.75%) Unit Testing
17 35 (6.46%) Microservices
18 34 (6.27%) SDLC
19 33 (6.09%) Open Source
20 32 (5.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 255 (47.05%) C++
2 237 (43.73%) Java
3 234 (43.17%) C#
4 188 (34.69%) JavaScript
5 170 (31.37%) Python
6 127 (23.43%) C
7 110 (20.30%) SQL
8 33 (6.09%) T-SQL
9 26 (4.80%) Scala
10 23 (4.24%) PL/SQL
11 22 (4.06%) TypeScript
12 19 (3.51%) PHP
13 17 (3.14%) Bash Shell
13 17 (3.14%) Embedded C
14 14 (2.58%) Ruby
15 13 (2.40%) Embedded C++
15 13 (2.40%) Objective-C
15 13 (2.40%) VB
16 12 (2.21%) Java 8
16 12 (2.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (18.08%) Degree
2 58 (10.70%) PhD
3 37 (6.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.95%) MPhil
6 7 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.11%) CCNA
7 6 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.11%) CISSP
7 6 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (1.11%) GIAC
7 6 (1.11%) Linux+ Certification
7 6 (1.11%) MCSE
7 6 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (1.11%) SANS
7 6 (1.11%) SSCP
8 4 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.61%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.37%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.37%) MISRA
3 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 56 (10.33%) Docker
2 6 (1.11%) vSphere
3 5 (0.92%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.95%) Ansible
3 8 (1.48%) Puppet
3 8 (1.48%) Terraform
4 6 (1.11%) Salt
5 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.37%) Grafana
6 2 (0.37%) Icinga
6 2 (0.37%) Kibana
6 2 (0.37%) logstash
6 2 (0.37%) Nagios
6 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.32%) Talend
3 14 (2.58%) Google
3 14 (2.58%) Oracle
4 6 (1.11%) Apple
4 6 (1.11%) VMware
4 6 (1.11%) WorldPay
4 6 (1.11%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.55%) Twitter
6 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.37%) Intel
6 2 (0.37%) PagerDuty
6 2 (0.37%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.18%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.18%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.18%) IBM
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.18%) Renesas
7 1 (0.18%) SAP
7 1 (0.18%) Siemens