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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 40 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 401 432 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.41% 5.15% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 5.41% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 353 374 426
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
7130 7990 7686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.30% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5904 6644 6692
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 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 0 229 £42,500 +6.25% 71
Hertfordshire -7 65 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Essex +37 48 £37,500 -14.77% 14
Suffolk +30 37 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Bedfordshire -16 15 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Norfolk 0 8 £39,250 -12.77% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 693 (81.63%) Software Engineering
2 401 (47.23%) Degree
3 397 (46.76%) C++
4 380 (44.76%) C#
5 308 (36.28%) Computer Science
6 299 (35.22%) .NET
7 298 (35.10%) C
8 262 (30.86%) JavaScript
9 257 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
10 229 (26.97%) Java
11 226 (26.62%) SQL
12 224 (26.38%) Windows
13 221 (26.03%) HTML
14 212 (24.97%) Linux
15 208 (24.50%) Python
16 165 (19.43%) ASP.NET
17 161 (18.96%) SQL Server
18 154 (18.14%) jQuery
19 146 (17.20%) Microsoft
20 125 (14.72%) OO
21 124 (14.61%) XML
22 123 (14.49%) MVC
23 116 (13.66%) CSS
24 115 (13.55%) Scrum
25 101 (11.90%) Android
26 96 (11.31%) Electronics
27 90 (10.60%) Mathematics
27 90 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
28 84 (9.89%) TDD
29 80 (9.42%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 33 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.47%) WebSphere
2 21 (2.47%) JBoss
3 17 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 16 (1.88%) Apache
5 11 (1.30%) IIS
6 9 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.94%) Node.js
8 7 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.47%) CMS
9 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.47%) Confluence
9 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.35%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.35%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.24%) CloudStack
Applications
1 63 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.18%) MS Office
3 4 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (0.47%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.47%) Solid Edge
3 4 (0.47%) MicroStation
3 4 (0.47%) Revit
3 4 (0.47%) Siemens NX
3 4 (0.47%) PTC Creo
4 3 (0.35%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.35%) Simulink
5 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.65%) SaaS
4 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.35%) Office 365
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.24%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.12%) Wireless
2 47 (5.54%) Internet
3 27 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.06%) Ethernet
5 23 (2.71%) HTTP
6 17 (2.00%) ZigBee
7 15 (1.77%) Bluetooth
8 10 (1.18%) Firewall
9 7 (0.82%) VoIP
10 5 (0.59%) Intranet
11 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.47%) ICMP
11 4 (0.47%) SSL
11 4 (0.47%) IGMP
12 3 (0.35%) VLAN
12 3 (0.35%) DHCP
12 3 (0.35%) SNMP
12 3 (0.35%) 3G
12 3 (0.35%) RTCP
12 3 (0.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (18.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.36%) MySQL
3 17 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 14 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.65%) Firebird
5 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.24%) SQLite
10 2 (0.24%) Redis
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.24%) Big Data
11 1 (0.12%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 55 (6.48%) Selenium
3 54 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 46 (5.42%) JIRA
5 38 (4.48%) Jenkins
6 34 (4.00%) NUnit
7 28 (3.30%) TeamCity
8 27 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (3.06%) Ant
10 22 (2.59%) Subversion
11 20 (2.36%) Eclipse
12 18 (2.12%) JUnit
13 17 (2.00%) Maven
13 17 (2.00%) Bugzilla
14 16 (1.88%) GCC
15 11 (1.30%) LabVIEW
16 9 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (1.06%) SpecFlow
16 9 (1.06%) CruiseControl
17 8 (0.94%) ReSharper
General
1 96 (11.31%) Electronics
2 49 (5.77%) Finance
3 39 (4.59%) Automotive
4 35 (4.12%) Marketing
5 26 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.30%) Retail
8 9 (1.06%) Banking
9 8 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.59%) Games
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.24%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Avionics
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (35.22%) .NET
2 221 (26.03%) HTML
3 165 (19.43%) ASP.NET
4 154 (18.14%) jQuery
5 124 (14.61%) XML
6 116 (13.66%) CSS
7 78 (9.19%) Web Services
8 74 (8.72%) HTML5
9 64 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (6.83%) CSS3
11 53 (6.24%) SOAP
11 53 (6.24%) WCF
12 40 (4.71%) MFC
13 35 (4.12%) WinForms
13 35 (4.12%) WPF
13 35 (4.12%) Ajax
14 32 (3.77%) AngularJS
15 30 (3.53%) XSLT
15 30 (3.53%) J2EE
16 26 (3.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 308 (36.28%) Computer Science
2 90 (10.60%) Mathematics
2 90 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (7.07%) Algorithms
4 40 (4.71%) User Experience
5 38 (4.48%) Physics
6 36 (4.24%) Internet of Things
7 34 (4.00%) Device Driver
8 25 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
8 25 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.94%) Pocket PC
9 22 (2.59%) Mechatronics
10 21 (2.47%) Client/Server
11 19 (2.24%) Robotics
12 16 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.41%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.41%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (0.94%) Cryptography
16 7 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 224 (26.38%) Windows
2 212 (24.97%) Linux
3 101 (11.90%) Android
4 74 (8.72%) Apple iOS
5 54 (6.36%) UNIX
6 30 (3.53%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.59%) AIX
8 5 (0.59%) HPUX
9 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.47%) Solaris
10 3 (0.35%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.24%) VMS
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (81.63%) Software Engineering
2 257 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (14.72%) OO
4 123 (14.49%) MVC
5 115 (13.55%) Scrum
6 84 (9.89%) TDD
7 77 (9.07%) SDLC
8 62 (7.30%) OOD
9 61 (7.18%) Multithreading
10 53 (6.24%) Open Source
11 51 (6.01%) Test Automation
12 48 (5.65%) Web Development
13 40 (4.71%) Mobile Development
14 39 (4.59%) OOP
14 39 (4.59%) SOA
15 34 (4.00%) UML
16 30 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (3.42%) Analytics
18 27 (3.18%) Software Testing
19 26 (3.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 397 (46.76%) C++
2 380 (44.76%) C#
3 298 (35.10%) C
4 262 (30.86%) JavaScript
5 229 (26.97%) Java
6 226 (26.62%) SQL
7 208 (24.50%) Python
8 80 (9.42%) Perl
9 75 (8.83%) Objective-C
10 60 (7.07%) Embedded C
11 53 (6.24%) PHP
12 44 (5.18%) Embedded C++
13 36 (4.24%) VB.NET
14 35 (4.12%) MATLAB
15 30 (3.53%) Ruby
15 30 (3.53%) Shell Script
16 27 (3.18%) Bash Shell
17 25 (2.94%) VB
18 22 (2.59%) Assembly Language
18 22 (2.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 401 (47.23%) Degree
2 50 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 27 (3.18%) MCP
5 19 (2.24%) PhD
6 16 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.41%) ISEB
8 11 (1.30%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.47%) HND
11 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.35%) CCNA
12 3 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.95%) QA
2 4 (0.47%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.35%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.24%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 42 (4.95%) Firmware
2 12 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.06%) KVM
4 7 (0.82%) QEMU
5 6 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.35%) Docker
7 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) Ceph
8 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.35%) Puppet
3 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 146 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.01%) Oracle
3 18 (2.12%) Perforce
4 13 (1.53%) Google
5 12 (1.41%) Rackspace
6 11 (1.30%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.94%) QNX
8 7 (0.82%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.71%) VMware
9 6 (0.71%) Intel
10 5 (0.59%) Coverity
11 4 (0.47%) Autodesk
11 4 (0.47%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.47%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.47%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.35%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.35%) SAP
12 3 (0.35%) ESRI
12 3 (0.35%) TOWER Software
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