The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 87 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 82 154 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.57% 4.31% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 4.47% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60 135 103
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £29,600 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3046 3447 2847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.37% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2533 2845 2505
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the East Midlands region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +34 30 £42,999 +4.24% 4
Derbyshire -2 25 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Nottinghamshire -21 20 £33,750 -11.18% 7
Northamptonshire -33 9 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Lincolnshire +8 3 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 165 (80.10%) Software Engineering
2 99 (48.06%) C++
3 89 (43.20%) C#
4 70 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (27.18%) .NET
6 51 (24.76%) Windows
6 51 (24.76%) Degree
7 49 (23.79%) C
8 47 (22.82%) XML
9 46 (22.33%) HTML
9 46 (22.33%) Java
10 44 (21.36%) SQL
10 44 (21.36%) Microsoft
11 42 (20.39%) Linux
12 34 (16.50%) Scrum
13 29 (14.08%) Finance
14 28 (13.59%) CSS
14 28 (13.59%) WPF
14 28 (13.59%) Git (software)
15 27 (13.11%) JavaScript
16 26 (12.62%) WCF
17 25 (12.14%) MATLAB
17 25 (12.14%) HTML5
18 24 (11.65%) OO
18 24 (11.65%) .NET Framework
18 24 (11.65%) Unit Testing
18 24 (11.65%) Subversion
19 23 (11.17%) Games
19 23 (11.17%) UML
19 23 (11.17%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.34%) Apache
2 9 (4.37%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.37%) GlassFish
2 9 (4.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (3.40%) CMS
4 4 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.46%) IIS
6 2 (0.97%) JBoss
6 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (10.19%) Simulink
2 17 (8.25%) TargetLink
3 16 (7.77%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 3 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.83%) Profibus
2 6 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.43%) Network Security
4 4 (1.94%) IPv6
5 2 (0.97%) SSL
5 2 (0.97%) LAN
5 2 (0.97%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.49%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) RFID
6 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.88%) Data Mining
4 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.91%) MySQL
6 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) MS Access
7 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.65%) Subversion
3 19 (9.22%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.34%) Maven
4 11 (5.34%) Selenium
5 10 (4.85%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.85%) Eclipse
6 9 (4.37%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.37%) Hudson
7 8 (3.88%) IntelliJ
7 8 (3.88%) NetBeans
8 7 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.40%) Gradle
9 6 (2.91%) LabVIEW
9 6 (2.91%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.94%) TestComplete
10 4 (1.94%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.94%) Ranorex
11 3 (1.46%) WinDbg
11 3 (1.46%) FitNesse
General
1 29 (14.08%) Finance
2 23 (11.17%) Games
3 22 (10.68%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.80%) Automotive
5 11 (5.34%) Electronics
6 7 (3.40%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Avionics
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Military
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.18%) .NET
2 47 (22.82%) XML
3 46 (22.33%) HTML
4 28 (13.59%) CSS
4 28 (13.59%) WPF
5 26 (12.62%) WCF
6 25 (12.14%) HTML5
7 24 (11.65%) .NET Framework
8 18 (8.74%) jQuery
9 17 (8.25%) ASP.NET
10 13 (6.31%) J2EE
10 13 (6.31%) CSS3
11 12 (5.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (5.83%) Spring
12 11 (5.34%) Web Services
13 9 (4.37%) FpML
13 9 (4.37%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (4.37%) JMS
13 9 (4.37%) JSON
13 9 (4.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.22%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.83%) Telematics
3 12 (5.83%) CAN bus
4 9 (4.37%) SCADA
5 7 (3.40%) User Experience
5 7 (3.40%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.91%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.43%) MPEG
8 4 (1.94%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.94%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.94%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.94%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.46%) Open Source
9 3 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.76%) Windows
2 42 (20.39%) Linux
3 15 (7.28%) Android
4 13 (6.31%) UNIX
5 9 (4.37%) Solaris
5 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.43%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (80.10%) Software Engineering
2 70 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (16.50%) Scrum
4 24 (11.65%) OO
4 24 (11.65%) Unit Testing
5 23 (11.17%) UML
6 22 (10.68%) Automated Testing
7 19 (9.22%) TDD
8 17 (8.25%) Multithreading
9 15 (7.28%) Web Development
10 14 (6.80%) Use Case
11 11 (5.34%) MVC
12 10 (4.85%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.85%) OOD
13 9 (4.37%) OOP
13 9 (4.37%) Project Management
13 9 (4.37%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.88%) Web Application Development
14 8 (3.88%) Validation
15 7 (3.40%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (48.06%) C++
2 89 (43.20%) C#
3 49 (23.79%) C
4 46 (22.33%) Java
5 44 (21.36%) SQL
6 27 (13.11%) JavaScript
7 25 (12.14%) MATLAB
8 20 (9.71%) VB
8 20 (9.71%) Embedded C
9 18 (8.74%) Assembly Language
10 17 (8.25%) Embedded C++
10 17 (8.25%) Python
11 14 (6.80%) VB.NET
11 14 (6.80%) Groovy
12 10 (4.85%) PHP
13 6 (2.91%) Perl
14 5 (2.43%) Ruby
14 5 (2.43%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.94%) VB6
15 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (24.76%) Degree
2 11 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.43%) ISEB
4 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.94%) MCAD
6 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) MCSD
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) JTAG
3 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.49%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.49%) DO-254
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.71%) Firmware
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Puppet
1 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.19%) Oracle
3 8 (3.88%) Telerik
4 4 (1.94%) Siemens
5 3 (1.46%) SAP
6 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.97%) AccuRev
6 2 (0.97%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.97%) hybris
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Borland
7 1 (0.49%) Google
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