Software Engineer Jobs in the East of England

Software Engineer
England > East of England

The median Software Engineer salary in the East of England is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

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

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 32 55 23
Rank change year-on-year +23 -32 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 335 257 645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.42% 4.97% 9.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 5.91% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 273 94 116
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,275 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,563 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% +37.50%
75th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,875 £86,425
England median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +13.04%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England

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.

Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 5,801 4,346 6,262
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 84.05% 93.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,431 2,204 2,915
10th Percentile £25,809 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,356 £35,850
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £63,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.83% +1.33% +9.09%

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 20 May 2024.

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 20 May 2024. 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 +11 192 £63,750 -1.92% 105
Hertfordshire +65 90 £60,000 - 23
Essex +12 28 £58,750 -6.00% 10
Norfolk -24 17 £55,000 - 9
Bedfordshire 0 7 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Suffolk -16 1 £42,500 -16.67% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2024, Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 335 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 106 (31.64%) C
3 87 (25.97%) Python
4 78 (23.28%) C#
5 73 (21.79%) Electronics
6 70 (20.90%) Agile
6 70 (20.90%) Linux
7 60 (17.91%) C++
8 54 (16.12%) Degree
9 51 (15.22%) Social Skills
10 48 (14.33%) AWS
11 43 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (12.54%) Security Cleared
12 42 (12.54%) JavaScript
13 34 (10.15%) Embedded Systems
14 32 (9.55%) Computer Science
15 30 (8.96%) TypeScript
16 29 (8.66%) Ada
17 28 (8.36%) Azure
17 28 (8.36%) IoT
18 27 (8.06%) Algorithms
18 27 (8.06%) React
18 27 (8.06%) Embedded C
18 27 (8.06%) Validation
19 26 (7.76%) Automotive
20 25 (7.46%) .NET
20 25 (7.46%) Kubernetes
21 23 (6.87%) Software Testing
22 22 (6.57%) Embedded Linux
22 22 (6.57%) OO

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.30%) CMS
1 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (5.07%) Simulink
2 9 (2.69%) AutoCAD
3 6 (1.79%) Trello
4 1 (0.30%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.30%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.33%) AWS
2 28 (8.36%) Azure
3 7 (2.09%) SaaS
3 7 (2.09%) Serverless
4 6 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.49%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.30%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (0.30%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.37%) Bluetooth
1 18 (5.37%) Wireless
2 14 (4.18%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.69%) Modbus
5 8 (2.39%) Ethernet
5 8 (2.39%) RS-232
6 6 (1.79%) 5G
6 6 (1.79%) HTTP
7 4 (1.19%) Internet
8 3 (0.90%) RS-422
8 3 (0.90%) RS-485
9 2 (0.60%) LTE
9 2 (0.60%) MQTT
9 2 (0.60%) NGN
9 2 (0.60%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.30%) DECT
10 1 (0.30%) Firewall
10 1 (0.30%) Network Security
10 1 (0.30%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (4.18%) MySQL
3 8 (2.39%) Redis
4 6 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (1.79%) GIS
4 6 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 20 (5.97%) Git
2 13 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.28%) JIRA
4 9 (2.69%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (2.39%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.79%) GitLab
7 4 (1.19%) Subversion
7 4 (1.19%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.90%) Rational Team Concert
8 3 (0.90%) Selenium
9 2 (0.60%) Appium
9 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.30%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (21.79%) Electronics
2 51 (15.22%) Social Skills
3 26 (7.76%) Automotive
4 22 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.97%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.88%) Aerospace
7 11 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.79%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.19%) Finance
9 4 (1.19%) Marketing
9 4 (1.19%) Military
9 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (0.90%) Law
10 3 (0.90%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.60%) French Language
11 2 (0.60%) German Language
11 2 (0.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.60%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.06%) React
2 25 (7.46%) .NET
3 17 (5.07%) Node.js
4 14 (4.18%) CSS
4 14 (4.18%) HTML
5 11 (3.28%) Yocto
6 9 (2.69%) Middleware
6 9 (2.69%) PyQt
7 7 (2.09%) gRPC
7 7 (2.09%) REST
8 6 (1.79%) COM
8 6 (1.79%) Flask
8 6 (1.79%) JSON
8 6 (1.79%) Kafka
8 6 (1.79%) Lightning Web Components
8 6 (1.79%) scikit-learn
9 5 (1.49%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.49%) FFmpeg
9 5 (1.49%) Laravel
9 5 (1.49%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.15%) Embedded Systems
2 28 (8.36%) IoT
3 27 (8.06%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.48%) Cyber Threat
4 15 (4.48%) Robotics
5 12 (3.58%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.99%) Renewable Energy
7 9 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.39%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.49%) ARM Cortex
11 4 (1.19%) CAN bus
11 4 (1.19%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.19%) SCADA
11 4 (1.19%) Verilog
12 3 (0.90%) Educational Technology
12 3 (0.90%) PCIe
12 3 (0.90%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.90%) Linux
2 22 (6.57%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (4.18%) Windows
4 8 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.09%) Android
5 7 (2.09%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.19%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
7 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 70 (20.90%) Agile
3 43 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (9.55%) Computer Science
5 27 (8.06%) Validation
6 23 (6.87%) Software Testing
7 22 (6.57%) OO
8 21 (6.27%) Prototyping
9 20 (5.97%) Full Stack Development
10 19 (5.67%) DevOps
10 19 (5.67%) OOP
10 19 (5.67%) TDD
11 18 (5.37%) Multithreading
12 16 (4.78%) Code Quality
12 16 (4.78%) Systems Engineering
13 15 (4.48%) CI/CD
13 15 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.48%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.48%) SDLC
13 15 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 106 (31.64%) C
2 87 (25.97%) Python
3 78 (23.28%) C#
4 60 (17.91%) C++
5 42 (12.54%) JavaScript
6 30 (8.96%) TypeScript
7 29 (8.66%) Ada
8 27 (8.06%) Embedded C
9 21 (6.27%) Java
10 20 (5.97%) MATLAB
11 19 (5.67%) Kotlin
12 18 (5.37%) PHP
13 10 (2.99%) Go
14 8 (2.39%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.39%) SQL
15 7 (2.09%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.79%) Apex Code
17 5 (1.49%) Bash
17 5 (1.49%) Rust
18 4 (1.19%) SystemVerilog
Qualifications
1 54 (16.12%) Degree
2 42 (12.54%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (2.99%) Master's Degree
5 7 (2.09%) HNC
6 6 (1.79%) HND
7 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.90%) PhD
9 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.39%) IEC 62304
1 8 (2.39%) ISO 13485
2 5 (1.49%) MISRA
3 3 (0.90%) Def Stans
3 3 (0.90%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (5.37%) Firmware
2 15 (4.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.60%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (7.46%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.37%) Terraform
3 3 (0.90%) Ansible
3 3 (0.90%) Progress Chef
4 2 (0.60%) linkerd
5 1 (0.30%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 10 (2.99%) Siemens
2 8 (2.39%) IBM
3 7 (2.09%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.79%) Salesforce
5 4 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.60%) Cadence
6 2 (0.60%) Interwoven
6 2 (0.60%) QNX
6 2 (0.60%) RedGate
7 1 (0.30%) Google
7 1 (0.30%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.30%) Renesas
7 1 (0.30%) Xamarin