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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 39 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 350 323 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.75% 4.36% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 4.52% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 255 251 315
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
5865 7145 7264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.31% 96.40% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4779 5756 5870
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +20 236 £45,000 +2.27% 55
Hertfordshire -31 50 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Essex +22 25 £32,000 -28.88% 4
Norfolk +11 23 £42,500 -14.14% 2
Suffolk -9 9 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -4 8 £45,000 +2.85%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 605 (92.93%) Software Engineering
2 311 (47.77%) C++
3 260 (39.94%) Degree
4 235 (36.10%) Computer Science
5 232 (35.64%) Java
6 214 (32.87%) C
6 214 (32.87%) Linux
7 189 (29.03%) C#
8 187 (28.73%) Python
9 166 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
10 158 (24.27%) Mathematics
11 121 (18.59%) JavaScript
12 106 (16.28%) .NET
13 103 (15.82%) SQL
14 98 (15.05%) Windows
15 94 (14.44%) HTML
16 85 (13.06%) Physics
17 79 (12.14%) Perl
17 79 (12.14%) PhD
18 78 (11.98%) Electronics
19 71 (10.91%) ASP.NET
20 69 (10.60%) OO
21 66 (10.14%) Algorithms
22 65 (9.98%) Multithreading
23 61 (9.37%) CSS
23 61 (9.37%) Microsoft
23 61 (9.37%) MVC
24 57 (8.76%) Scrum
25 55 (8.45%) Finance
26 54 (8.29%) Wireless

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 17 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.15%) Apache ServiceMix
2 14 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.38%) Apache
5 8 (1.23%) CMS
5 8 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.92%) JBoss
7 5 (0.77%) IIS
7 5 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.61%) DNN
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.31%) nginx
10 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.15%) MS Office
3 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.30%) Office 365
3 14 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.08%) SaaS
6 5 (0.77%) GitHub
7 3 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.29%) Wireless
2 46 (7.07%) Bluetooth
3 29 (4.45%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.92%) HTTP
6 15 (2.30%) 802.11
6 15 (2.30%) Internet
7 11 (1.69%) SSL
8 8 (1.23%) Firewall
9 6 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.92%) LDAP
10 5 (0.77%) NFC
11 4 (0.61%) SMPP
11 4 (0.61%) SMS
12 3 (0.46%) SNMP
12 3 (0.46%) ZigBee
13 2 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.31%) SAN
13 2 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
13 2 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.22%) MySQL
3 24 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.15%) Big Data
5 8 (1.23%) Redis
6 7 (1.08%) GIS
7 6 (0.92%) JasperReports
7 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.77%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.46%) HBase
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.31%) CloverETL
11 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 42 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 38 (5.84%) Maven
5 34 (5.22%) JUnit
6 27 (4.15%) Cucumber
7 25 (3.84%) NUnit
8 19 (2.92%) LabVIEW
8 19 (2.92%) Subversion
8 19 (2.92%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.00%) Ant
9 13 (2.00%) JIRA
10 12 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.38%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.08%) MSTest
13 6 (0.92%) ClearQuest
13 6 (0.92%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.92%) FishEye
13 6 (0.92%) Hudson
13 6 (0.92%) Moq
General
1 78 (11.98%) Electronics
2 55 (8.45%) Finance
3 45 (6.91%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.22%) Aerospace
5 33 (5.07%) Automotive
6 24 (3.69%) Games
7 14 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.69%) Banking
8 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.54%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.61%) French Language
10 4 (0.61%) German Language
10 4 (0.61%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.61%) Japanese Language
10 4 (0.61%) Law
10 4 (0.61%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Marketing
11 3 (0.46%) Retail
12 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (16.28%) .NET
2 94 (14.44%) HTML
3 71 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 61 (9.37%) CSS
5 52 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (7.22%) Spring
7 41 (6.30%) HTML5
8 37 (5.68%) AngularJS
9 36 (5.53%) jQuery
10 35 (5.38%) Web Services
11 28 (4.30%) XML
12 24 (3.69%) REST
13 23 (3.53%) Ajax
14 22 (3.38%) CSS3
14 22 (3.38%) RESTful
15 21 (3.23%) JSON
16 18 (2.76%) WCF
17 17 (2.61%) .NET Framework
17 17 (2.61%) LINQ
17 17 (2.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 235 (36.10%) Computer Science
2 66 (10.14%) Algorithms
3 28 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 21 (3.23%) User Experience
5 16 (2.46%) Augmented Reality
5 16 (2.46%) Life Science
6 15 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.54%) Internet of Things
9 9 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.23%) CUDA
10 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.92%) Robotics
13 5 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.77%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 214 (32.87%) Linux
2 98 (15.05%) Windows
3 39 (5.99%) Android
4 29 (4.45%) Unix
5 20 (3.07%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (2.00%) VxWorks
6 13 (2.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 10 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.77%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.46%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.46%) ThreadX
12 2 (0.31%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (92.93%) Software Engineering
2 166 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (24.27%) Mathematics
4 85 (13.06%) Physics
5 69 (10.60%) OO
6 65 (9.98%) Multithreading
7 61 (9.37%) MVC
8 57 (8.76%) Scrum
9 48 (7.37%) SDLC
10 46 (7.07%) Open Source
11 38 (5.84%) Machine Learning
12 37 (5.68%) TDD
13 30 (4.61%) OOD
13 30 (4.61%) Visualisation
14 29 (4.45%) BDD
14 29 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (4.15%) OOP
16 26 (3.99%) DevOps
16 26 (3.99%) UML
17 22 (3.38%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 311 (47.77%) C++
2 232 (35.64%) Java
3 214 (32.87%) C
4 189 (29.03%) C#
5 187 (28.73%) Python
6 121 (18.59%) JavaScript
7 103 (15.82%) SQL
8 79 (12.14%) Perl
9 52 (7.99%) Embedded C
10 44 (6.76%) MATLAB
11 30 (4.61%) Bash Shell
12 21 (3.23%) Ruby
13 17 (2.61%) Embedded C++
14 16 (2.46%) PHP
15 11 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.54%) Assembly Language
16 10 (1.54%) VB
17 8 (1.23%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.08%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 260 (39.94%) Degree
2 79 (12.14%) PhD
3 32 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.77%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.61%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.31%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.15%) MISRA
3 1 (0.15%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (3.38%) Firmware
2 8 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.92%) Docker
4 4 (0.61%) KVM
4 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.46%) XenServer
6 2 (0.31%) LXC
6 2 (0.31%) QEMU
6 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (2.92%) Nagios
2 11 (1.69%) Grafana
2 11 (1.69%) Graphite
3 5 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (9.37%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.23%) Dell
3 19 (2.92%) Oracle
4 17 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.46%) HP
6 13 (2.00%) Google
6 13 (2.00%) Intel
6 13 (2.00%) Sun
7 11 (1.69%) IBM
8 10 (1.54%) QNX
9 6 (0.92%) Adobe
9 6 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.77%) Atmel
10 5 (0.77%) RedGate
10 5 (0.77%) Sage
10 5 (0.77%) SonicWALL
10 5 (0.77%) Symantec
11 4 (0.61%) Brocade
11 4 (0.61%) VMware
12 2 (0.31%) Riverbed
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £Excellent + superb benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: 40-60k
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+ car and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Bonus, BUPA, and much more!
Posted: Yesterday
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IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Cambridge DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k plus good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
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IT Connections
Salary: £35000
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