The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 48 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 339 379 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.81% 5.25% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 5.44% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 281 322 252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend 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 across the East of England region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Cambridgeshire -11 146 £42,500 - 37
Hertfordshire -1 79 £46,500 +3.33% 8
Suffolk +26 47 £45,000 +28.57%
Bedfordshire +24 34 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Essex -12 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Norfolk 0 7 £51,750 +53.33%
East Anglia - 2 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 680 (96.45%) Software Engineering
2 289 (40.99%) C++
3 276 (39.15%) C#
4 249 (35.32%) Degree
5 237 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
6 232 (32.91%) C
7 221 (31.35%) Java
8 220 (31.21%) .NET
9 206 (29.22%) Linux
10 193 (27.38%) Computer Science
11 188 (26.67%) SQL
12 180 (25.53%) JavaScript
13 153 (21.70%) HTML
14 127 (18.01%) MVC
15 122 (17.30%) Python
16 116 (16.45%) Scrum
17 115 (16.31%) ASP.NET
18 108 (15.32%) CSS
19 101 (14.33%) Windows
20 95 (13.48%) Multithreading
21 94 (13.33%) jQuery
22 93 (13.19%) OO
23 91 (12.91%) Web Services
23 91 (12.91%) TDD
24 87 (12.34%) Mathematics
25 78 (11.06%) Oracle
26 76 (10.78%) XML
27 75 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
28 74 (10.50%) Unit Testing
29 73 (10.35%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 20 (2.84%) NServiceBus
2 18 (2.55%) Apache Pig
2 18 (2.55%) JBoss
3 15 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.84%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.56%) Node.js
5 11 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.28%) Apache
6 9 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.99%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.85%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.85%) IIS
9 5 (0.71%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.43%) CMS
11 2 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.28%) Documentum
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.28%) SaaS
5 8 (1.13%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.71%) GitHub
7 3 (0.43%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.14%) Firebase
9 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.24%) TCP/IP
2 28 (3.97%) Internet
3 27 (3.83%) Wireless
4 26 (3.69%) HTTP
5 18 (2.55%) Firewall
6 13 (1.84%) Wireshark
7 12 (1.70%) Bluetooth
8 10 (1.42%) RFID
8 10 (1.42%) RS-232
8 10 (1.42%) RS-485
9 7 (0.99%) SNMP
9 7 (0.99%) SSL
10 6 (0.85%) 802.15
10 6 (0.85%) AMQP
10 6 (0.85%) LDAP
10 6 (0.85%) MQTT
10 6 (0.85%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.57%) VoIP
11 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 64 (9.08%) NoSQL
3 59 (8.37%) MySQL
4 45 (6.38%) Big Data
5 35 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.11%) Hadoop
7 26 (3.69%) MongoDB
8 22 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (2.55%) Apache Hive
10 17 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.84%) RavenDB
11 13 (1.84%) Redis
12 8 (1.13%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.71%) HBase
14 4 (0.57%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.43%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.43%) GIS
16 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 46 (6.52%) NUnit
4 44 (6.24%) TeamCity
5 37 (5.25%) JIRA
6 34 (4.82%) Maven
7 31 (4.40%) Subversion
8 30 (4.26%) Visual Studio
9 21 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.99%) LabVIEW
12 13 (1.84%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.84%) Fiddler
13 12 (1.70%) JUnit
14 10 (1.42%) Artifactory
15 9 (1.28%) Selenium
16 7 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
17 5 (0.71%) Moq
18 4 (0.57%) Bitbucket
18 4 (0.57%) ClearCase
General
1 37 (5.25%) Electronics
1 37 (5.25%) Telecoms
2 32 (4.54%) Finance
3 29 (4.11%) Automotive
4 13 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.70%) Games
6 10 (1.42%) Banking
7 8 (1.13%) Marketing
8 4 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.57%) Military
8 4 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.14%) Avionics
9 1 (0.14%) French Language
9 1 (0.14%) German Language
9 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (31.21%) .NET
2 153 (21.70%) HTML
3 115 (16.31%) ASP.NET
4 108 (15.32%) CSS
5 94 (13.33%) jQuery
6 91 (12.91%) Web Services
7 76 (10.78%) XML
8 75 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (9.79%) HTML5
10 66 (9.36%) SOAP
11 64 (9.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 60 (8.51%) WCF
13 55 (7.80%) .NET Framework
14 53 (7.52%) RESTful
15 46 (6.52%) AngularJS
16 45 (6.38%) Ajax
16 45 (6.38%) Entity Framework
17 40 (5.67%) JSON
18 38 (5.39%) LINQ
18 38 (5.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 193 (27.38%) Computer Science
2 87 (12.34%) Mathematics
3 36 (5.11%) Physics
4 35 (4.96%) Embedded Systems
5 29 (4.11%) Device Driver
6 25 (3.55%) Algorithms
7 24 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 23 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.70%) Cryptography
10 18 (2.55%) Cybercrime
11 14 (1.99%) Internet of Things
12 12 (1.70%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.56%) Chemistry
14 10 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.42%) User Experience
15 9 (1.28%) Biology
15 9 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 9 (1.28%) Life Science
16 6 (0.85%) CUDA
16 6 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 206 (29.22%) Linux
2 101 (14.33%) Windows
3 67 (9.50%) Android
4 49 (6.95%) Apple iOS
5 43 (6.10%) Unix
6 37 (5.25%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.56%) VxWorks
9 7 (0.99%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.71%) HPUX
10 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.57%) AIX
12 3 (0.43%) Solaris
12 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.28%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.28%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) pSOS
14 1 (0.14%) Tizen
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (96.45%) Software Engineering
2 237 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (18.01%) MVC
4 116 (16.45%) Scrum
5 95 (13.48%) Multithreading
6 93 (13.19%) OO
7 91 (12.91%) TDD
8 74 (10.50%) Unit Testing
9 73 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (6.95%) Mentoring
11 47 (6.67%) Open Source
12 44 (6.24%) Automated Testing
12 44 (6.24%) OOP
13 41 (5.82%) Software Testing
14 38 (5.39%) Web Development
15 37 (5.25%) BDD
15 37 (5.25%) SDLC
16 34 (4.82%) Mobile Development
17 33 (4.68%) DevOps
18 32 (4.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 289 (40.99%) C++
2 276 (39.15%) C#
3 232 (32.91%) C
4 221 (31.35%) Java
5 188 (26.67%) SQL
6 180 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 122 (17.30%) Python
8 64 (9.08%) Embedded C
9 57 (8.09%) PHP
10 41 (5.82%) Perl
11 40 (5.67%) Objective-C
12 37 (5.25%) Embedded C++
13 26 (3.69%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.84%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.70%) VB.NET
16 18 (2.55%) PL/SQL
17 17 (2.41%) Bash Shell
18 14 (1.99%) Shell Script
19 11 (1.56%) Assembly Language
20 10 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 249 (35.32%) Degree
2 30 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.69%) PhD
4 18 (2.55%) CCNA
4 18 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (2.55%) CISSP
4 18 (2.55%) GIAC
4 18 (2.55%) Linux+ Certification
4 18 (2.55%) MCSE
4 18 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.55%) SANS
4 18 (2.55%) SSCP
5 11 (1.56%) HND
5 11 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.98%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.71%) SEPA
3 4 (0.57%) JTAG
4 3 (0.43%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.43%) MISRA
5 2 (0.28%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 62 (8.79%) Firmware
2 16 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (2.27%) Puppet
2 8 (1.13%) Ansible
2 8 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (11.06%) Oracle
2 47 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.13%) QNX
4 10 (1.42%) EMC
5 8 (1.13%) Apple
6 7 (0.99%) Intel
6 7 (0.99%) Red Hat
6 7 (0.99%) Telerik
7 6 (0.85%) Perforce
8 4 (0.57%) Lauterbach
9 3 (0.43%) Sybase
9 3 (0.43%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.28%) Coverity
10 2 (0.28%) IBM
10 2 (0.28%) SAP
10 2 (0.28%) Twitter
11 1 (0.14%) Atmel
11 1 (0.14%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.14%) Google
11 1 (0.14%) HP
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