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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 71 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 267 340 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.82% 4.41% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 4.51% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 210 296 311
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 £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
6682 7531 8384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 97.59% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5498 6171 6963
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 £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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 -11 132 £47,500 +11.76% 40
Hertfordshire +19 89 £36,000 -20.00% 5
Essex -11 15 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Suffolk +8 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Bedfordshire -6 10 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Norfolk +17 7 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 584 (96.37%) Software Engineering
2 262 (43.23%) C++
3 218 (35.97%) Degree
4 215 (35.48%) Java
5 200 (33.00%) C
6 195 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
7 192 (31.68%) C#
8 188 (31.02%) Computer Science
9 170 (28.05%) Linux
10 153 (25.25%) .NET
11 149 (24.59%) SQL
12 140 (23.10%) JavaScript
13 120 (19.80%) HTML
14 101 (16.67%) Python
15 100 (16.50%) MVC
16 93 (15.35%) Scrum
16 93 (15.35%) Windows
17 90 (14.85%) CSS
18 84 (13.86%) Mathematics
19 77 (12.71%) Multithreading
20 74 (12.21%) ASP.NET
21 70 (11.55%) Unit Testing
21 70 (11.55%) jQuery
22 69 (11.39%) NoSQL
22 69 (11.39%) OO
23 64 (10.56%) SQL Server
23 64 (10.56%) Embedded C
24 61 (10.07%) Oracle
25 59 (9.74%) TDD
25 59 (9.74%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (2.31%) NServiceBus
2 12 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.65%) Apache
5 8 (1.32%) Node.js
6 6 (0.99%) Apache Pig
6 6 (0.99%) JBoss
7 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.50%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.50%) IIS
8 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.98%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.83%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.66%) SaaS
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 26 (4.29%) HTTP
3 23 (3.80%) Internet
4 13 (2.15%) Wireshark
5 11 (1.82%) Wireless
6 10 (1.65%) RFID
6 10 (1.65%) RS-232
6 10 (1.65%) RS-485
7 6 (0.99%) DNS
7 6 (0.99%) Firewall
8 5 (0.83%) AMQP
8 5 (0.83%) MQTT
9 4 (0.66%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.66%) SSL
10 3 (0.50%) LDAP
10 3 (0.50%) SNMP
10 3 (0.50%) VoIP
10 3 (0.50%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.33%) 802.15
11 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.39%) NoSQL
2 64 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 39 (6.44%) MySQL
4 33 (5.45%) Big Data
5 24 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.48%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.15%) RavenDB
9 10 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (1.65%) Redis
10 9 (1.49%) HBase
11 8 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.99%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.99%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.66%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.66%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 35 (5.78%) Jenkins
4 32 (5.28%) Maven
5 31 (5.12%) JIRA
6 28 (4.62%) Subversion
7 27 (4.46%) NUnit
8 26 (4.29%) LabVIEW
9 22 (3.63%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.31%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.15%) Fiddler
12 11 (1.82%) JUnit
13 9 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.16%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.16%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.16%) Selenium
14 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.99%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.66%) Hudson
16 4 (0.66%) Moq
General
1 42 (6.93%) Electronics
2 38 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.95%) Finance
3 30 (4.95%) Games
4 19 (3.14%) Automotive
5 18 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.82%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.16%) Marketing
8 6 (0.99%) Retail
9 5 (0.83%) Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Avionics
11 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (25.25%) .NET
2 120 (19.80%) HTML
3 90 (14.85%) CSS
4 74 (12.21%) ASP.NET
5 70 (11.55%) jQuery
6 59 (9.74%) HTML5
7 57 (9.41%) XML
8 52 (8.58%) SOAP
9 50 (8.25%) Web Services
10 49 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (6.44%) .NET Framework
12 38 (6.27%) WCF
13 36 (5.94%) AngularJS
14 35 (5.78%) Entity Framework
14 35 (5.78%) JSON
15 34 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (5.61%) RESTful
16 31 (5.12%) Spring
17 27 (4.46%) LINQ
17 27 (4.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 188 (31.02%) Computer Science
2 84 (13.86%) Mathematics
3 46 (7.59%) Algorithms
4 39 (6.44%) Physics
5 29 (4.79%) Embedded Systems
6 27 (4.46%) Cryptography
7 24 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.30%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.97%) Internet of Things
9 18 (2.97%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.65%) Biology
12 9 (1.49%) User Experience
13 8 (1.32%) Life Science
14 7 (1.16%) CUDA
14 7 (1.16%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.16%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.16%) Fintech
15 6 (0.99%) Cybercrime
15 6 (0.99%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 170 (28.05%) Linux
2 93 (15.35%) Windows
3 44 (7.26%) Android
4 30 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 30 (4.95%) Unix
5 23 (3.80%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (1.65%) VxWorks
7 7 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.83%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.66%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.66%) HPUX
10 3 (0.50%) AIX
10 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.33%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) pSOS
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (96.37%) Software Engineering
2 195 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (16.50%) MVC
4 93 (15.35%) Scrum
5 77 (12.71%) Multithreading
6 70 (11.55%) Unit Testing
7 69 (11.39%) OO
8 59 (9.74%) TDD
9 56 (9.24%) SDLC
10 49 (8.09%) Automated Testing
11 45 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (6.44%) OOP
13 38 (6.27%) Software Testing
14 36 (5.94%) Mentoring
15 33 (5.45%) Web Development
16 30 (4.95%) BDD
16 30 (4.95%) Open Source
17 28 (4.62%) Secure Coding
18 27 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 27 (4.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 262 (43.23%) C++
2 215 (35.48%) Java
3 200 (33.00%) C
4 192 (31.68%) C#
5 149 (24.59%) SQL
6 140 (23.10%) JavaScript
7 101 (16.67%) Python
8 64 (10.56%) Embedded C
9 40 (6.60%) Embedded C++
10 37 (6.11%) PHP
11 33 (5.45%) Perl
12 29 (4.79%) T-SQL
13 20 (3.30%) VB.NET
14 19 (3.14%) Objective-C
14 19 (3.14%) Shell Script
15 18 (2.97%) Assembly Language
16 17 (2.81%) MATLAB
17 14 (2.31%) Bash Shell
17 14 (2.31%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 218 (35.97%) Degree
2 30 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.62%) PhD
4 18 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.32%) HND
6 6 (0.99%) CCNA
6 6 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.99%) CISSP
6 6 (0.99%) GIAC
6 6 (0.99%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (0.99%) MCSE
6 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.99%) SANS
6 6 (0.99%) SSCP
7 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.33%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.50%) MISRA
3 2 (0.33%) SEPA
4 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.17%) JTAG
4 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 33 (5.45%) Firmware
2 27 (4.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (2.97%) Puppet
2 13 (2.15%) Ansible
2 13 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (10.07%) Oracle
2 31 (5.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.65%) EMC
4 8 (1.32%) Apple
5 5 (0.83%) QNX
6 4 (0.66%) Google
6 4 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.66%) SAP
6 4 (0.66%) Sybase
6 4 (0.66%) WorldPay
7 3 (0.50%) Intel
8 2 (0.33%) Coverity
8 2 (0.33%) IBM
8 2 (0.33%) Perforce
9 1 (0.17%) Atmel
9 1 (0.17%) HP
9 1 (0.17%) Telerik
9 1 (0.17%) Twitter
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