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The Most In-Demand Software Engineering Jobs And Skills

While the COVID-19 pandemic caused a lot of volatility in employment, software engineering jobs have fared well, with demand for their skills--and salaries needed to attract those skills--rising as technology companies shifted to work from home mode.

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Software Engineer Salaries Up In 2020

Software engineer salaries were up in North America in 2020 pretty much across the board, although the increase was not quite as high as what software engineers saw in 2019 according to Hired, which based its information from interview requests from actual companies that provided salary information up-front. However, Hired noted, those salary listings were subject to change during negotiations.

Machine learning software engineer and search software engineer salaries were in the top 10 highest paid roles in the San Francisco Bay area, New York, and Toronto. However, the highest salaries went to AR/VR software engineers in the San Francisco Bay area with an average of $180,000, up 13 percent over last year.

Average salaries for top software engineering roles rose 5 percent in the San Francisco Bay area in 2020, 3 percent in New York, and 7 percent in Toronto.

Top 5 Software Engineering Average Salary Listings, San Francisco Bay Area:

* AR/VR software engineers -- $180,000, up 13%

* Engineering managers -- $174,000, up 3%

* Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) engineers -- $172,000, up 1%

* Machine learning software engineers -- $171,000, up 4%

* Search software engineers -- $169,000, up 1%

Top 5 Software Engineering Average Salary Listings, New York:

* Machine learning software engineers -- $160,000, up 10%

* Data software engineers -- $151,000, up 7%

* Embedded software engineers -- $150,000, up 8%

* Backend software engineers -- $149,000, up 2%

* Security software engineers -- $149,000, up 10%

 

Top 5 Software Engineering Average Salary Listings, Toronto:

* Machine learning software engineers -- $122,000, up 4%

* Data software engineers -- $120,000, up 4%

* Search software engineers -- $118,000, up 5%

* Backend software engineers -- $116,000, up 11%

* Full-stack software engineers -- $112,000, up 9%

 
 
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