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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 41 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 393 441 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.16% 6.15% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 6.44% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 323 378 390
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
7327 6850 8806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.26% 95.47% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5999 5889 7504
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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 -2 250 £40,000 - 45
Hertfordshire -10 62 £42,750 +14.00% 14
Suffolk +19 31 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Bedfordshire +2 23 £35,000 -22.22%
Essex -28 21 £40,000 - 6
Norfolk +1 14 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 703 (83.69%) Software Engineering
2 395 (47.02%) C++
3 358 (42.62%) Degree
4 330 (39.29%) C#
5 312 (37.14%) Java
6 310 (36.90%) C
7 261 (31.07%) Linux
8 252 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 240 (28.57%) Python
10 213 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
11 200 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 197 (23.45%) .NET
13 152 (18.10%) HTML
13 152 (18.10%) OO
14 138 (16.43%) Windows
15 125 (14.88%) SQL
16 114 (13.57%) UNIX
17 98 (11.67%) Multithreading
18 94 (11.19%) CSS
19 91 (10.83%) QA
20 86 (10.24%) Mathematics
21 85 (10.12%) SQL Server
22 82 (9.76%) TDD
23 74 (8.81%) PHP
23 74 (8.81%) XML
23 74 (8.81%) Microsoft
24 73 (8.69%) ASP.NET
25 68 (8.10%) jQuery
25 68 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
26 66 (7.86%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 24 (2.86%) Apache
2 21 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 20 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.31%) CloudStack
6 10 (1.19%) GlassFish
7 9 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.83%) ColdFusion
9 6 (0.71%) WordPress
10 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.48%) Node.js
12 3 (0.36%) IIS
13 2 (0.24%) Confluence
13 2 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.12%) Gentran
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.67%) MS Office
3 6 (0.71%) Maya
3 6 (0.71%) 3ds Max
3 6 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.71%) Blender
4 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.83%) SaaS
4 3 (0.36%) GitHub
4 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.43%) Wireless
2 49 (5.83%) Internet
3 37 (4.40%) HTTP
4 28 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.50%) Ethernet
6 15 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
7 12 (1.43%) GPRS
7 12 (1.43%) GSM
8 11 (1.31%) SMS
8 11 (1.31%) SNMP
8 11 (1.31%) VoIP
8 11 (1.31%) RTP
8 11 (1.31%) LTE
9 10 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.07%) 3G
11 8 (0.95%) Bluetooth
11 8 (0.95%) SSH
11 8 (0.95%) 4G
12 7 (0.83%) IGMP
12 7 (0.83%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.26%) MySQL
3 39 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.62%) NoSQL
4 22 (2.62%) Big Data
5 17 (2.02%) Hadoop
5 17 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.67%) DB2
7 13 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.95%) BigTable
10 6 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.60%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.36%) OLTP
13 3 (0.36%) MS Access
13 3 (0.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 55 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 46 (5.48%) Subversion
4 39 (4.64%) Selenium
5 31 (3.69%) Bugzilla
6 18 (2.14%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.02%) Maven
8 14 (1.67%) LabVIEW
8 14 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.67%) WebDriver
9 12 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 12 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
10 11 (1.31%) Hudson
11 10 (1.19%) JUnit
11 10 (1.19%) NUnit
12 9 (1.07%) Ant
12 9 (1.07%) MyEclipse
12 9 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.95%) GCC
General
1 65 (7.74%) Finance
2 61 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 57 (6.79%) Electronics
4 37 (4.40%) Automotive
5 30 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 28 (3.33%) Multimedia
7 17 (2.02%) Marketing
8 14 (1.67%) Military
9 10 (1.19%) Games
10 8 (0.95%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.60%) Banking
11 5 (0.60%) Avionics
12 4 (0.48%) French Language
12 4 (0.48%) German Language
12 4 (0.48%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.48%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.36%) Retail
13 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (23.45%) .NET
2 152 (18.10%) HTML
3 94 (11.19%) CSS
4 74 (8.81%) XML
5 73 (8.69%) ASP.NET
6 68 (8.10%) jQuery
7 63 (7.50%) Ajax
8 55 (6.55%) Web Services
9 51 (6.07%) HTML5
10 32 (3.81%) .NET Framework
11 31 (3.69%) WPF
12 29 (3.45%) WCF
13 27 (3.21%) WinForms
14 26 (3.10%) Middleware
15 25 (2.98%) STL
15 25 (2.98%) J2EE
16 23 (2.74%) LAMP
17 21 (2.50%) MFC
18 20 (2.38%) Java EE
18 20 (2.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 252 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 86 (10.24%) Mathematics
3 68 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.88%) Physics
5 40 (4.76%) Device Driver
6 39 (4.64%) Embedded Systems
7 37 (4.40%) Firmware
8 29 (3.45%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.38%) Open Source
9 20 (2.38%) Cryptography
9 20 (2.38%) PKI
10 15 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
11 14 (1.67%) Streaming Video
12 12 (1.43%) MPEG
12 12 (1.43%) User Experience
13 11 (1.31%) STB
14 10 (1.19%) IPTV
15 9 (1.07%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.95%) DTV
16 8 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 261 (31.07%) Linux
2 138 (16.43%) Windows
3 114 (13.57%) UNIX
4 49 (5.83%) Android
5 35 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.26%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.95%) AIX
8 8 (0.95%) Debian
9 7 (0.83%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.36%) HPUX
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.24%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.24%) uClinux
13 1 (0.12%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (83.69%) Software Engineering
2 213 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (18.10%) OO
4 98 (11.67%) Multithreading
5 82 (9.76%) TDD
6 66 (7.86%) Scrum
7 45 (5.36%) MVC
8 44 (5.24%) E-Commerce
9 41 (4.88%) Software Testing
10 40 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 38 (4.52%) UML
12 37 (4.40%) Automated Testing
13 36 (4.29%) OOP
13 36 (4.29%) Test Scripting
14 34 (4.05%) Test Automation
15 32 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (3.45%) Web Development
17 27 (3.21%) OOD
18 26 (3.10%) Manual Testing
19 23 (2.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 395 (47.02%) C++
2 330 (39.29%) C#
3 312 (37.14%) Java
4 310 (36.90%) C
5 240 (28.57%) Python
6 200 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 125 (14.88%) SQL
8 74 (8.81%) PHP
9 60 (7.14%) Perl
10 50 (5.95%) Embedded C
11 31 (3.69%) Ruby
12 28 (3.33%) Objective-C
13 21 (2.50%) VB.NET
14 18 (2.14%) VB
15 17 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.02%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.90%) Assembly Language
17 15 (1.79%) Embedded C++
18 13 (1.55%) VB6
18 13 (1.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 358 (42.62%) Degree
2 39 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.74%) PhD
4 20 (2.38%) ISEB
5 16 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.71%) HNC
8 5 (0.60%) HND
9 3 (0.36%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CCNP
10 1 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (10.83%) QA
2 17 (2.02%) ISO 9000
3 9 (1.07%) SLA
4 5 (0.60%) JTAG
4 5 (0.60%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.60%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.90%) KVM
2 11 (1.31%) OpenSIPS
3 8 (0.95%) QEMU
4 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.36%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.88%) Oracle
3 24 (2.86%) JBoss
4 9 (1.07%) Perforce
5 6 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 6 (0.71%) Rackspace
6 5 (0.60%) Red Gate
6 5 (0.60%) QNX
6 5 (0.60%) MKS
6 5 (0.60%) SAP
6 5 (0.60%) Sunopsis
6 5 (0.60%) Epiphany
7 4 (0.48%) VMware
8 3 (0.36%) HP
8 3 (0.36%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.24%) MathWorks
9 2 (0.24%) Apple
9 2 (0.24%) Adobe
9 2 (0.24%) Symbian
9 2 (0.24%) hybris
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Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Suffolk
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Suffolk
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: negotiable + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Depending on experience
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Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
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networx
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year
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Salary: £400 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
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Salary: to c£45k + package
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