Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 41 66
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 813 743 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.80% 5.95% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 6.14% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 566 601 519
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 11,565 12,108 13,583
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.03% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,832 9,771 11,287
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +3 577 £52,500 +16.67% 105
Hertfordshire +44 157 £45,000 +9.09% 22
Suffolk +17 34 £44,250 -1.67% 4
Bedfordshire +17 20 £48,000 +60.00% 1
Essex +9 12 £50,000 +17.65% 22
Norfolk -13 10 £37,500 +50.00% 8
East Anglia - 2 £46,500 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 754 (92.74%) Software Engineering
2 431 (53.01%) C++
3 316 (38.87%) C
4 307 (37.76%) Python
5 305 (37.52%) C#
6 284 (34.93%) Linux
7 261 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
8 255 (31.37%) Java
9 220 (27.06%) Mathematics
10 219 (26.94%) Computer Science
11 217 (26.69%) JavaScript
12 203 (24.97%) Degree
13 197 (24.23%) .NET
14 140 (17.22%) Physics
15 136 (16.73%) Windows
16 132 (16.24%) SQL
17 113 (13.90%) Scrum
18 112 (13.78%) Machine Learning
19 109 (13.41%) HTML
20 107 (13.16%) SQL Server
21 105 (12.92%) Algorithms
22 104 (12.79%) Multithreading
23 103 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
24 100 (12.30%) Test Automation
25 95 (11.69%) Artificial Intelligence
25 95 (11.69%) AngularJS
26 90 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
27 85 (10.46%) Embedded C
28 84 (10.33%) CSS
29 81 (9.96%) Web Services

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 30 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.11%) OpenStack
3 7 (0.86%) Apache
3 7 (0.86%) JBoss
3 7 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.74%) IIS
5 5 (0.62%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.49%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.25%) Kentico
7 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.25%) WordPress
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.12%) CMS
8 1 (0.12%) Confluence
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Simulink
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 90 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.17%) GitHub
4 26 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (2.71%) Runscope
6 14 (1.72%) SaaS
7 9 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.74%) Akamai
8 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.49%) Serverless
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.25%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.57%) HTTP
3 28 (3.44%) Internet
4 23 (2.83%) Wireless
5 11 (1.35%) Bluetooth
6 10 (1.23%) SSL
7 8 (0.98%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.74%) SNMP
8 6 (0.74%) WAN
9 5 (0.62%) Firewall
10 4 (0.49%) 802.11
11 3 (0.37%) 2G
11 3 (0.37%) 3G
11 3 (0.37%) 4G
11 3 (0.37%) DVB
11 3 (0.37%) GSM
11 3 (0.37%) iBeacon
11 3 (0.37%) RFID
11 3 (0.37%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 34 (4.18%) Big Data
4 21 (2.58%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.46%) MySQL
5 20 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.23%) HBase
9 6 (0.74%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.74%) Endeca
10 5 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.62%) Redis
11 4 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.49%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.25%) DB2
12 2 (0.25%) HDInsight
12 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (7.13%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 50 (6.15%) JIRA
4 30 (3.69%) Jenkins
5 22 (2.71%) ReSharper
6 19 (2.34%) Selenium
6 19 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.09%) Subversion
8 13 (1.60%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.48%) SpecFlow
9 12 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.23%) JUnit
10 10 (1.23%) LabVIEW
10 10 (1.23%) NUnit
10 10 (1.23%) Spock
11 9 (1.11%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.86%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (7.01%) Electronics
2 54 (6.64%) Finance
3 26 (3.20%) Retail
4 25 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.83%) Automotive
6 21 (2.58%) Aerospace
7 18 (2.21%) Games
8 16 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.60%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.98%) Marketing
11 7 (0.86%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Military
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (24.23%) .NET
2 109 (13.41%) HTML
3 95 (11.69%) AngularJS
4 84 (10.33%) CSS
5 81 (9.96%) Web Services
6 68 (8.36%) React
7 61 (7.50%) ASP.NET
8 57 (7.01%) .NET Framework
9 45 (5.54%) Node.js
10 41 (5.04%) REST
11 39 (4.80%) jQuery
12 33 (4.06%) OpenGL
12 33 (4.06%) RESTful
13 25 (3.08%) Vue.js
14 24 (2.95%) SOAP
15 22 (2.71%) HTML5
15 22 (2.71%) JSON
15 22 (2.71%) STL
16 21 (2.58%) KnockoutJS
17 19 (2.34%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 219 (26.94%) Computer Science
2 105 (12.92%) Algorithms
3 39 (4.80%) User Experience
4 31 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.83%) Data Structures
7 21 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (2.34%) CUDA
9 18 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.97%) Life Science
11 15 (1.85%) Robotics
12 13 (1.60%) Augmented Reality
12 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.35%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.86%) Device Driver
15 6 (0.74%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.74%) Smart Energy
16 5 (0.62%) Acoustics
16 5 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 284 (34.93%) Linux
2 136 (16.73%) Windows
3 31 (3.81%) Android
4 27 (3.32%) Embedded Linux
5 25 (3.08%) Unix
6 21 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.37%) FreeRTOS
8 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.25%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (92.74%) Software Engineering
2 261 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (27.06%) Mathematics
4 140 (17.22%) Physics
5 113 (13.90%) Scrum
6 112 (13.78%) Machine Learning
7 104 (12.79%) Multithreading
8 103 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
9 100 (12.30%) Test Automation
10 95 (11.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 81 (9.96%) OO
12 75 (9.23%) TDD
13 74 (9.10%) SDLC
14 60 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (7.13%) Image Processing
16 56 (6.89%) Computer Vision
17 51 (6.27%) MVC
18 48 (5.90%) Continuous Delivery
19 47 (5.78%) Kanban
19 47 (5.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 431 (53.01%) C++
2 316 (38.87%) C
3 307 (37.76%) Python
4 305 (37.52%) C#
5 255 (31.37%) Java
6 217 (26.69%) JavaScript
7 132 (16.24%) SQL
8 85 (10.46%) Embedded C
9 69 (8.49%) Embedded C++
10 52 (6.40%) MATLAB
11 37 (4.55%) T-SQL
12 32 (3.94%) PHP
13 18 (2.21%) Assembly Language
14 17 (2.09%) Ruby
15 15 (1.85%) VB
16 13 (1.60%) Scala
17 12 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.35%) PowerShell
19 10 (1.23%) Groovy
20 9 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 203 (24.97%) Degree
2 75 (9.23%) PhD
3 53 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.49%) CCNA
6 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.49%) CISSP
6 4 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.49%) GIAC
6 4 (0.49%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (0.49%) MCSE
6 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (0.49%) SANS
6 4 (0.49%) SSCP
7 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.58%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.12%) GCP
2 1 (0.12%) JTAG
2 1 (0.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 58 (7.13%) Docker
2 27 (3.32%) Firmware
3 4 (0.49%) vSphere
4 2 (0.25%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 2 (0.25%) LXC
4 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.74%) Puppet
4 5 (0.62%) Ansible
4 5 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.49%) Salt
6 3 (0.37%) Grafana
7 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.12%) Graphite
8 1 (0.12%) Icinga
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
8 1 (0.12%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Terraform
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.17%) Oracle
3 22 (2.71%) Splunk
4 15 (1.85%) WorldPay
5 14 (1.72%) Dell
6 13 (1.60%) HP
7 7 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.74%) AppDynamics
8 6 (0.74%) ATG
9 5 (0.62%) Atmel
9 5 (0.62%) CA
9 5 (0.62%) Capita
9 5 (0.62%) VMware
10 4 (0.49%) Talend
11 3 (0.37%) Google
11 3 (0.37%) Twitter
12 2 (0.25%) Apple
12 2 (0.25%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.25%) IBM
12 2 (0.25%) Intel