Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Software Development Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1059 1104 1125
Rank change year-on-year +45 +21 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 100 126 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.066% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.068% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 56 109 141
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% +37.50%
10th Percentile £33,375 £32,900 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,125 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% +37.50%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 159636 183989 200670
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.02% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 131123 156229 166236
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in England

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in England

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Engineer in England

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
London +37 29 £53,750 -14.00% 45
South East +77 20 £40,000 - 2
East of England +15 19 £38,250 -12.57% 13
Midlands +51 17 £45,000 +38.46% 1
East Midlands +35 14 £40,000 -3.61% 1
North of England -5 10 £48,000 +28.00% 1
Yorkshire +34 6 £48,000 +28.00%
South West +16 5 £45,000 - 1
North West -36 4 £36,500 -14.12% 1
West Midlands +19 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Software Development 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 England region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
1 57 (57.00%) Java
2 53 (53.00%) Software Engineering
3 43 (43.00%) Test Automation
4 35 (35.00%) Degree
5 32 (32.00%) C++
6 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 26 (26.00%) C#
8 25 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 24 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 23 (23.00%) Finance
11 22 (22.00%) Python
12 21 (21.00%) SDET
13 20 (20.00%) .NET
13 20 (20.00%) Open Source
14 19 (19.00%) Selenium
14 19 (19.00%) OO
14 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (18.00%) Computer Science Degree
15 18 (18.00%) Banking
16 16 (16.00%) BDD
17 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (14.00%) TDD
17 14 (14.00%) Scrum
17 14 (14.00%) Linux
17 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
18 13 (13.00%) C
18 13 (13.00%) SQL
18 13 (13.00%) SDLC

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.00%) G Suite
2 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) HTTP
2 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 4 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (3.00%) LAN
4 3 (3.00%) WAN
4 3 (3.00%) Wireless
5 2 (2.00%) MQTT
6 1 (1.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.00%) IPsec
6 1 (1.00%) Modbus
6 1 (1.00%) Multicast
6 1 (1.00%) RS-232
6 1 (1.00%) RS-485
6 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.00%) Big Data
3 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.00%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.00%) Redis
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (19.00%) Selenium
4 12 (12.00%) Maven
5 11 (11.00%) Gradle
5 11 (11.00%) JIRA
6 8 (8.00%) JUnit
7 6 (6.00%) Android Studio
7 6 (6.00%) Xcode
8 5 (5.00%) Ant
9 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.00%) Clang
10 3 (3.00%) NUnit
10 3 (3.00%) Subversion
10 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.00%) Protractor
11 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.00%) xUnit.net
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Marketing
4 5 (5.00%) Electronics
4 5 (5.00%) Law
5 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Games
7 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (11.00%) REST
3 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.00%) HTML
4 8 (8.00%) Spring
5 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.00%) CSS
6 5 (5.00%) STL
6 5 (5.00%) Swing
7 4 (4.00%) Catalyst
7 4 (4.00%) JSON
7 4 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (4.00%) Node.js
7 4 (4.00%) Web Services
8 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.00%) Java EE
8 2 (2.00%) MFC
8 2 (2.00%) XML
9 1 (1.00%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.00%) Fintech
4 10 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (6.00%) Data Structures
6 6 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.00%) SystemC
8 2 (2.00%) User Experience
9 1 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.00%) Animation
9 1 (1.00%) Bitcoin
9 1 (1.00%) Blog
9 1 (1.00%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.00%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (9.00%) Unix
3 9 (9.00%) Windows
4 8 (8.00%) Android
5 3 (3.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.00%) Software Engineering
3 43 (43.00%) Test Automation
4 21 (21.00%) SDET
5 20 (20.00%) Open Source
6 19 (19.00%) OO
7 16 (16.00%) BDD
8 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.00%) Scrum
8 14 (14.00%) TDD
9 13 (13.00%) SDLC
10 12 (12.00%) Kanban
10 12 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.00%) Test Scripting
12 9 (9.00%) OOD
12 9 (9.00%) Test Strategy
13 8 (8.00%) Machine Learning
13 8 (8.00%) Microservices
14 7 (7.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.00%) Java
2 32 (32.00%) C++
3 26 (26.00%) C#
4 22 (22.00%) Python
5 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.00%) C
6 13 (13.00%) SQL
7 8 (8.00%) Objective-C
8 7 (7.00%) Apple Swift
8 7 (7.00%) Perl
9 6 (6.00%) Go
10 5 (5.00%) Clojure
10 5 (5.00%) F#
10 5 (5.00%) Rust
11 3 (3.00%) Delphi
11 3 (3.00%) Pascal
11 3 (3.00%) R
11 3 (3.00%) Ruby
11 3 (3.00%) Scala
12 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) Degree
2 18 (18.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) PhD
5 2 (2.00%) ISEB
5 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.00%) CISA
6 1 (1.00%) CISM
6 1 (1.00%) CISSP
6 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.00%) MCSD
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) Snort
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.00%) Puppet
2 5 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) Brocade
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.00%) Google
4 1 (1.00%) Perforce
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) VMware
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Amazon
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Upto £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: Yesterday
London
Amazon
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Amazon
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Amazon
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 7 days ago