The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 66 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 261 322 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.00% 4.34% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 4.44% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 231 275 309
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
6251 7252 8296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.80% 97.64% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 5977 6901
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 24 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 139 £47,500 +11.76% 45
Hertfordshire +18 69 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Suffolk +13 17 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bedfordshire +3 13 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Norfolk +23 12 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Essex -24 11 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 560 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 259 (44.66%) C++
3 212 (36.55%) Degree
4 195 (33.62%) Java
5 192 (33.10%) C
6 181 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (30.17%) Computer Science
8 167 (28.79%) C#
9 166 (28.62%) Linux
10 134 (23.10%) JavaScript
11 129 (22.24%) .NET
12 128 (22.07%) SQL
13 112 (19.31%) HTML
14 96 (16.55%) Windows
15 94 (16.21%) Mathematics
16 90 (15.52%) MVC
17 85 (14.66%) Python
18 83 (14.31%) CSS
19 81 (13.97%) Scrum
20 78 (13.45%) Multithreading
21 71 (12.24%) ASP.NET
22 66 (11.38%) OO
23 65 (11.21%) jQuery
24 63 (10.86%) NoSQL
25 61 (10.52%) Unit Testing
26 59 (10.17%) SDLC
27 55 (9.48%) HTML5
28 52 (8.97%) SQL Server
28 52 (8.97%) Embedded C
29 48 (8.28%) Oracle

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (2.07%) Node.js
2 11 (1.90%) NServiceBus
2 11 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.72%) Apache
4 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.21%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.59%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.03%) SaaS
7 5 (0.86%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.83%) HTTP
2 25 (4.31%) Internet
2 25 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.90%) Wireshark
4 10 (1.72%) Wireless
5 9 (1.55%) Ethernet
6 8 (1.38%) RFID
6 8 (1.38%) RS-232
6 8 (1.38%) RS-485
7 7 (1.21%) DNS
8 5 (0.86%) SSL
8 5 (0.86%) VoIP
9 3 (0.52%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.34%) Firewall
10 2 (0.34%) LDAP
10 2 (0.34%) SMTP
10 2 (0.34%) SNMP
10 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.86%) NoSQL
2 52 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 33 (5.69%) MySQL
4 24 (4.14%) MongoDB
5 22 (3.79%) Big Data
6 13 (2.24%) Redis
7 12 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.90%) RavenDB
9 10 (1.72%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.55%) HBase
11 8 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.03%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.69%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 42 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 35 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.34%) LabVIEW
4 30 (5.17%) Jenkins
5 28 (4.83%) JIRA
6 27 (4.66%) Maven
7 26 (4.48%) NUnit
8 22 (3.79%) Subversion
9 19 (3.28%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.90%) Eclipse
10 11 (1.90%) Fiddler
11 9 (1.55%) JUnit
12 7 (1.21%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.21%) Selenium
13 6 (1.03%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.86%) Artifactory
15 4 (0.69%) Hudson
15 4 (0.69%) Moq
16 3 (0.52%) yacc
General
1 41 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 38 (6.55%) Electronics
3 36 (6.21%) Games
4 24 (4.14%) Finance
5 17 (2.93%) Aerospace
5 17 (2.93%) Automotive
6 14 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.38%) Retail
8 6 (1.03%) Avionics
9 5 (0.86%) Marketing
10 2 (0.34%) Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (22.24%) .NET
2 112 (19.31%) HTML
3 83 (14.31%) CSS
4 71 (12.24%) ASP.NET
5 65 (11.21%) jQuery
6 55 (9.48%) HTML5
7 47 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (7.59%) XML
9 41 (7.07%) Web Services
10 40 (6.90%) SOAP
11 39 (6.72%) AngularJS
12 34 (5.86%) .NET Framework
13 32 (5.52%) WCF
14 31 (5.34%) Entity Framework
15 29 (5.00%) CSS3
15 29 (5.00%) JSON
16 28 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (4.48%) REST
18 25 (4.31%) WPF
19 24 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 175 (30.17%) Computer Science
2 94 (16.21%) Mathematics
3 48 (8.28%) Algorithms
4 39 (6.72%) Physics
5 25 (4.31%) Cryptography
6 23 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.97%) Embedded Systems
7 19 (3.28%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.10%) Internet of Things
9 15 (2.59%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.07%) Digital Media
12 10 (1.72%) Robotics
12 10 (1.72%) User Experience
13 9 (1.55%) Biology
13 9 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (1.38%) CAN bus
15 7 (1.21%) CUDA
16 6 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
16 6 (1.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 166 (28.62%) Linux
2 96 (16.55%) Windows
3 31 (5.34%) Android
4 25 (4.31%) Unix
5 19 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (1.38%) VxWorks
7 7 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.86%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.69%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.69%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.34%) HPUX
10 2 (0.34%) Solaris
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.17%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 181 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (15.52%) MVC
4 81 (13.97%) Scrum
5 78 (13.45%) Multithreading
6 66 (11.38%) OO
7 61 (10.52%) Unit Testing
8 59 (10.17%) SDLC
9 45 (7.76%) TDD
10 43 (7.41%) Automated Testing
11 36 (6.21%) Mentoring
12 35 (6.03%) Software Testing
13 31 (5.34%) OOP
14 30 (5.17%) DevOps
15 27 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (4.66%) Secure Coding
16 26 (4.48%) Web Development
17 25 (4.31%) BDD
18 24 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (4.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 259 (44.66%) C++
2 195 (33.62%) Java
3 192 (33.10%) C
4 167 (28.79%) C#
5 134 (23.10%) JavaScript
6 128 (22.07%) SQL
7 85 (14.66%) Python
8 52 (8.97%) Embedded C
9 33 (5.69%) PHP
10 30 (5.17%) Embedded C++
11 29 (5.00%) Perl
12 25 (4.31%) T-SQL
13 20 (3.45%) MATLAB
14 18 (3.10%) Assembly Language
14 18 (3.10%) VB.NET
15 13 (2.24%) Bash Shell
16 12 (2.07%) Objective-C
16 12 (2.07%) Scala
16 12 (2.07%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 212 (36.55%) Degree
2 36 (6.21%) PhD
3 26 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.21%) HND
6 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) CCNA
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.34%) CISSP
7 2 (0.34%) GIAC
7 2 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (0.34%) MCSE
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.34%) SANS
7 2 (0.34%) SSCP
8 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.93%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) MISRA
4 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.17%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.17%) JTAG
4 1 (0.17%) SEPA
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (4.83%) Firmware
2 25 (4.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (3.62%) Puppet
2 16 (2.76%) Ansible
2 16 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (8.28%) Oracle
2 25 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.38%) EMC
4 6 (1.03%) Apple
5 5 (0.86%) QNX
6 4 (0.69%) Google
6 4 (0.69%) WorldPay
7 3 (0.52%) Intel
7 3 (0.52%) SAP
7 3 (0.52%) Sybase
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe
9 1 (0.17%) Atmel
9 1 (0.17%) Coverity
9 1 (0.17%) HP
9 1 (0.17%) IBM
9 1 (0.17%) Perforce
9 1 (0.17%) Twitter
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