The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 27 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 259 297 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.31% 8.02% 7.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.91% 9.65% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 229 223 214
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2906 3079 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.02% 83.10% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 2533 2124
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Nottinghamshire -5 84 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Northamptonshire +3 83 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Derbyshire +31 52 £40,000 - 11
Leicestershire -18 33 £41,500 -2.35% 7
Lincolnshire -6 8 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 235 (52.34%) C#
2 167 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (33.85%) SQL
4 151 (33.63%) .NET
5 140 (31.18%) C++
6 127 (28.29%) Java
7 107 (23.83%) Degree
8 106 (23.61%) Microsoft
9 103 (22.94%) Web Services
10 102 (22.72%) Scrum
11 101 (22.49%) MVC
12 100 (22.27%) JavaScript
13 97 (21.60%) HTML
13 97 (21.60%) SQL Server
13 97 (21.60%) ASP.NET
14 93 (20.71%) TDD
15 87 (19.38%) CSS
16 86 (19.15%) Computer Science
17 84 (18.71%) C
18 78 (17.37%) XML
19 76 (16.93%) Finance
20 75 (16.70%) Windows
21 72 (16.04%) OO
21 72 (16.04%) J2EE
22 68 (15.14%) WCF
23 64 (14.25%) UNIX
24 63 (14.03%) Oracle
25 62 (13.81%) Visual Studio
26 57 (12.69%) OOP
26 57 (12.69%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.12%) IIS
2 12 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.11%) Apache
4 5 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (0.22%) Node.js
5 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.22%) WildFly
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (8.02%) Simulink
2 32 (7.13%) TargetLink
3 28 (6.24%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.68%) Profibus
2 8 (1.78%) VoIP
3 7 (1.56%) LDAP
4 6 (1.34%) Internet
5 4 (0.89%) RTP
6 3 (0.67%) Skype
6 3 (0.67%) Network Security
6 3 (0.67%) IPv6
7 2 (0.45%) HTTP
8 1 (0.22%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.22%) GSM
8 1 (0.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.57%) MySQL
3 22 (4.90%) Apache Hive
4 19 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.89%) SQLite
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.22%) DB2
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (13.81%) Visual Studio
2 44 (9.80%) JUnit
3 43 (9.58%) Git (software)
4 41 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (6.24%) Redmine
6 25 (5.57%) Eclipse
7 17 (3.79%) NUnit
8 15 (3.34%) Moq
9 12 (2.67%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.78%) Bugzilla
10 8 (1.78%) Selenium
11 7 (1.56%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.34%) Subversion
12 6 (1.34%) Ranorex
13 5 (1.11%) TestComplete
13 5 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (0.89%) LabVIEW
14 4 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.67%) Gradle
15 3 (0.67%) GitLab
General
1 76 (16.93%) Finance
2 46 (10.24%) Automotive
3 44 (9.80%) Electronics
4 32 (7.13%) Retail
5 22 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.90%) Games
7 9 (2.00%) Marketing
7 9 (2.00%) Military
8 8 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.11%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.67%) Legal
12 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 2 (0.45%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 211 (46.99%) Software Engineer
2 189 (42.09%) Developer
3 73 (16.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 51 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 49 (10.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 48 (10.69%) Java Developer
7 42 (9.35%) C# Developer
8 39 (8.69%) .NET Developer
9 29 (6.46%) Junior
10 26 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (5.57%) Senior Developer
12 23 (5.12%) Junior Developer
12 23 (5.12%) Hardware Engineer
12 23 (5.12%) Web Developer
12 23 (5.12%) Graduate
13 22 (4.90%) .NET Software Engineer
13 22 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (4.68%) Graduate Developer
15 19 (4.23%) Design Engineer
16 17 (3.79%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (33.63%) .NET
2 103 (22.94%) Web Services
3 97 (21.60%) HTML
3 97 (21.60%) ASP.NET
4 87 (19.38%) CSS
5 78 (17.37%) XML
6 72 (16.04%) J2EE
7 68 (15.14%) WCF
8 57 (12.69%) WPF
9 44 (9.80%) .NET Framework
9 44 (9.80%) Java EE
9 44 (9.80%) SOAP
10 42 (9.35%) JSON
11 40 (8.91%) jQuery
11 40 (8.91%) Spring
12 39 (8.69%) JPA
13 35 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (7.35%) Entity Framework
15 28 (6.24%) EJB
15 28 (6.24%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 45 (10.02%) Mathematics
3 38 (8.46%) Telematics
4 36 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (6.01%) Embedded Systems
6 24 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (4.68%) CAN bus
8 17 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (3.34%) Smartcard
10 13 (2.90%) Physics
11 12 (2.67%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.56%) SCADA
12 7 (1.56%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.56%) PKI
12 7 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.56%) Device Driver
12 7 (1.56%) VHDL
13 6 (1.34%) User Experience
13 6 (1.34%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.70%) Windows
2 64 (14.25%) UNIX
3 48 (10.69%) Linux
4 15 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.23%) Android
6 7 (1.56%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (22.72%) Scrum
3 101 (22.49%) MVC
4 93 (20.71%) TDD
5 72 (16.04%) OO
6 57 (12.69%) OOP
7 51 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 40 (8.91%) BDD
8 40 (8.91%) Mentoring
9 38 (8.46%) User Stories
9 38 (8.46%) OOD
10 37 (8.24%) UML
10 37 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (6.68%) Automated Testing
12 24 (5.35%) Validation
12 24 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (5.12%) Use Case
14 22 (4.90%) Procedural Programming
15 20 (4.45%) Web Development
16 19 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 235 (52.34%) C#
2 152 (33.85%) SQL
3 140 (31.18%) C++
4 127 (28.29%) Java
5 100 (22.27%) JavaScript
6 84 (18.71%) C
7 43 (9.58%) Embedded C
7 43 (9.58%) Embedded C++
8 39 (8.69%) MATLAB
8 39 (8.69%) VB.NET
9 28 (6.24%) Python
10 25 (5.57%) Assembly Language
11 21 (4.68%) VB
12 19 (4.23%) PHP
13 12 (2.67%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.23%) COBOL
15 8 (1.78%) Perl
16 7 (1.56%) PHP5
17 6 (1.34%) Ruby
18 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 107 (23.83%) Degree
2 27 (6.01%) Sun Certification
3 15 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.23%) MCSD
5 8 (1.78%) PhD
6 7 (1.56%) ISEB
7 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.67%) MCPD
8 3 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.67%) PMP
8 3 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.67%) MCAD
8 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.67%) MBA
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.22%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.57%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) JTAG
3 2 (0.45%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (11.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.67%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 106 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 63 (14.03%) Oracle
3 21 (4.68%) Sun
4 17 (3.79%) NEC
4 17 (3.79%) EMC
4 17 (3.79%) Atmel
4 17 (3.79%) Mentor Graphics
4 17 (3.79%) Fujitsu
4 17 (3.79%) Freescale
5 11 (2.45%) hybris
5 11 (2.45%) Sybase
6 4 (0.89%) ATG
7 3 (0.67%) Tableau
7 3 (0.67%) Twitter
7 3 (0.67%) CA
7 3 (0.67%) Google
8 2 (0.45%) Telerik
8 2 (0.45%) SAP
8 2 (0.45%) IBM
8 2 (0.45%) Remedy
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