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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 31 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 493 428 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.28% 6.04% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 6.27% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 416 354 427
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
7427 6823 8795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.65% 96.29% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6093 5621 7587
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 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +3 321 £42,500 +13.33% 62
Hertfordshire +12 89 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Suffolk +8 29 £32,000 -11.11%
Bedfordshire -16 24 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Essex -28 23 £37,500 +2.04% 3
Norfolk -5 13 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 744 (84.07%) Software Engineering
2 392 (44.29%) Degree
3 390 (44.07%) C++
4 342 (38.64%) C#
5 328 (37.06%) C
6 303 (34.24%) Java
7 284 (32.09%) Linux
7 284 (32.09%) Computer Science
8 259 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
9 254 (28.70%) Python
10 203 (22.94%) .NET
11 185 (20.90%) JavaScript
12 166 (18.76%) HTML
13 155 (17.51%) Windows
14 151 (17.06%) OO
15 148 (16.72%) SQL
16 114 (12.88%) Finance
17 107 (12.09%) UNIX
18 104 (11.75%) Algorithms
19 99 (11.19%) Multithreading
20 97 (10.96%) QA
21 92 (10.40%) Scrum
22 91 (10.28%) CSS
23 88 (9.94%) Mathematics
24 87 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
25 84 (9.49%) SQL Server
26 83 (9.38%) TDD
27 74 (8.36%) XML
27 74 (8.36%) ASP.NET
28 71 (8.02%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 23 (2.60%) OpenStack
2 21 (2.37%) Apache
3 18 (2.03%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.58%) JBoss
6 11 (1.24%) GlassFish
6 11 (1.24%) CloudStack
7 10 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.68%) CMS
10 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.34%) IIS
11 3 (0.34%) Kentico
11 3 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (0.34%) Node.js
11 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.23%) Confluence
12 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.11%) Gentran
13 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 40 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.36%) MS Office
3 8 (0.90%) Maya
3 8 (0.90%) 3ds Max
3 8 (0.90%) Blender
4 7 (0.79%) Simulink
5 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.79%) SaaS
3 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.89%) Wireless
2 60 (6.78%) Internet
3 47 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 27 (3.05%) Ethernet
5 26 (2.94%) HTTP
6 20 (2.26%) ZigBee
7 15 (1.69%) Asterisk PBX
7 15 (1.69%) SMS
8 13 (1.47%) VoIP
9 12 (1.36%) SNMP
9 12 (1.36%) RTP
10 9 (1.02%) iSCSI
10 9 (1.02%) LTE
10 9 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (1.02%) 3G
10 9 (1.02%) SAN
11 8 (0.90%) 802.15
11 8 (0.90%) GPRS
11 8 (0.90%) GSM
11 8 (0.90%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.54%) MySQL
3 28 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.71%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.03%) Hadoop
6 15 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.58%) Big Data
8 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.02%) BigTable
11 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.90%) DB2
12 5 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (4.97%) Selenium
2 41 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 28 (3.16%) Subversion
4 26 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (2.60%) Bugzilla
6 21 (2.37%) NUnit
7 18 (2.03%) Maven
8 16 (1.81%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.81%) Jenkins
9 15 (1.69%) WebDriver
10 14 (1.58%) LabVIEW
10 14 (1.58%) JUnit
10 14 (1.58%) Hudson
11 12 (1.36%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
13 10 (1.13%) GCC
13 10 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (1.13%) JIRA
General
1 114 (12.88%) Finance
2 71 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.65%) Electronics
4 43 (4.86%) Marketing
5 32 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 31 (3.50%) Automotive
7 26 (2.94%) Banking
8 17 (1.92%) Military
8 17 (1.92%) Multimedia
9 14 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.36%) Advertising
11 11 (1.24%) Games
11 11 (1.24%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.79%) Avionics
13 6 (0.68%) Retail
14 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.23%) French Language
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (22.94%) .NET
2 166 (18.76%) HTML
3 91 (10.28%) CSS
4 74 (8.36%) ASP.NET
4 74 (8.36%) XML
5 68 (7.68%) jQuery
6 63 (7.12%) HTML5
7 45 (5.08%) Web Services
8 43 (4.86%) WCF
9 36 (4.07%) Ajax
10 35 (3.95%) J2EE
11 24 (2.71%) STL
11 24 (2.71%) .NET Framework
12 22 (2.49%) WPF
12 22 (2.49%) CSS3
13 21 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (2.37%) WinForms
14 18 (2.03%) LAMP
14 18 (2.03%) XSLT
15 17 (1.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 284 (32.09%) Computer Science
2 104 (11.75%) Algorithms
3 88 (9.94%) Mathematics
4 87 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (4.97%) Embedded Systems
6 40 (4.52%) Open Source
6 40 (4.52%) Device Driver
7 33 (3.73%) User Experience
8 30 (3.39%) Physics
9 23 (2.60%) Mobile App
10 19 (2.15%) Cryptography
10 19 (2.15%) PKI
11 15 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.36%) Internet of Things
12 12 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.24%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (1.24%) Smart Meter
14 9 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (0.90%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 284 (32.09%) Linux
2 155 (17.51%) Windows
3 107 (12.09%) UNIX
4 65 (7.34%) Android
5 37 (4.18%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.71%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.79%) AIX
8 7 (0.79%) HPUX
8 7 (0.79%) Debian
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.45%) VxWorks
9 4 (0.45%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.34%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.23%) uClinux
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (84.07%) Software Engineering
2 259 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (17.06%) OO
4 99 (11.19%) Multithreading
5 92 (10.40%) Scrum
6 83 (9.38%) TDD
7 61 (6.89%) MVC
8 52 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 47 (5.31%) Software Testing
10 42 (4.75%) OOD
11 41 (4.63%) Test Automation
12 40 (4.52%) Unit Testing
13 37 (4.18%) Test Scripting
13 37 (4.18%) UML
14 35 (3.95%) E-Commerce
15 31 (3.50%) Web Development
16 29 (3.28%) Regression Testing
17 26 (2.94%) OOP
17 26 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (2.49%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 390 (44.07%) C++
2 342 (38.64%) C#
3 328 (37.06%) C
4 303 (34.24%) Java
5 254 (28.70%) Python
6 185 (20.90%) JavaScript
7 148 (16.72%) SQL
8 64 (7.23%) Perl
9 62 (7.01%) Embedded C
10 58 (6.55%) PHP
11 27 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 26 (2.94%) Ruby
13 20 (2.26%) MATLAB
13 20 (2.26%) T-SQL
14 18 (2.03%) Delphi
14 18 (2.03%) Embedded C++
14 18 (2.03%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.69%) VB
15 15 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 392 (44.29%) Degree
2 29 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.60%) PhD
4 22 (2.49%) ISEB
5 17 (1.92%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.24%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) HNC
9 2 (0.23%) HND
9 2 (0.23%) CCNP
9 2 (0.23%) CCNA
9 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (10.96%) QA
2 19 (2.15%) ISO 9000
3 8 (0.90%) IEC 61508
3 8 (0.90%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.45%) SLA
4 4 (0.45%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) JTAG
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (3.95%) Firmware
2 16 (1.81%) KVM
3 11 (1.24%) OpenSIPS
3 11 (1.24%) Xen
4 10 (1.13%) QEMU
5 9 (1.02%) XenServer
6 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Puppet
1 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (7.91%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.31%) Oracle
3 15 (1.69%) Google
4 13 (1.47%) Intel
5 9 (1.02%) Citrix
5 9 (1.02%) Perforce
6 7 (0.79%) Sony
7 6 (0.68%) VMware
7 6 (0.68%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.68%) Rackspace
8 5 (0.56%) Red Gate
8 5 (0.56%) Epiphany
8 5 (0.56%) Telerik
8 5 (0.56%) SAP
9 4 (0.45%) HP
9 4 (0.45%) MKS
9 4 (0.45%) Facebook
10 3 (0.34%) Lumesse
10 3 (0.34%) QNX
10 3 (0.34%) Nokia
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