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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 40 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 423 419 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.48% 5.15% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% 5.40% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 373 365 394
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,344 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
7373 7760 7445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.32% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6138 6516 6436
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 230 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Hertfordshire +10 79 £40,000 - 17
Essex +36 54 £35,000 -20.45% 10
Suffolk +21 37 £25,000 -31.03%
Bedfordshire -7 16 £35,000 -3.44% 5
Norfolk +4 8 £39,250 +1.29%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 676 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 409 (49.16%) Degree
3 377 (45.31%) C++
4 374 (44.95%) C#
5 324 (38.94%) Computer Science
6 297 (35.70%) .NET
7 288 (34.62%) C
8 269 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
9 261 (31.37%) JavaScript
10 234 (28.13%) Java
11 230 (27.64%) HTML
12 225 (27.04%) SQL
13 211 (25.36%) Python
14 208 (25.00%) Windows
15 201 (24.16%) Linux
16 165 (19.83%) ASP.NET
17 164 (19.71%) SQL Server
17 164 (19.71%) jQuery
18 142 (17.07%) Microsoft
19 125 (15.02%) XML
20 123 (14.78%) MVC
21 121 (14.54%) OO
22 115 (13.82%) CSS
23 113 (13.58%) Scrum
24 102 (12.26%) Mathematics
25 100 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
26 99 (11.90%) Android
27 92 (11.06%) TDD
28 84 (10.10%) Electronics
29 83 (9.98%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.00%) JBoss
2 25 (3.00%) WebSphere
3 21 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 17 (2.04%) Apache
5 12 (1.44%) IIS
6 9 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.72%) Node.js
9 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.48%) Confluence
9 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.36%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.24%) CMS
11 2 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.24%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 57 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.08%) MS Office
3 6 (0.72%) AutoCAD
3 6 (0.72%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (0.72%) Revit
3 6 (0.72%) MicroStation
3 6 (0.72%) Solid Edge
3 6 (0.72%) Siemens NX
3 6 (0.72%) PTC Creo
3 6 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.24%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.24%) Simulink
4 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.92%) SaaS
2 16 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.36%) Office 365
4 2 (0.24%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.17%) Wireless
2 41 (4.93%) Internet
3 25 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.64%) HTTP
5 18 (2.16%) Ethernet
6 10 (1.20%) Firewall
7 9 (1.08%) Bluetooth
8 8 (0.96%) VoIP
9 7 (0.84%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.60%) IGMP
10 5 (0.60%) Intranet
11 4 (0.48%) SSL
11 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.48%) VLAN
12 3 (0.36%) ICMP
12 3 (0.36%) RTCP
12 3 (0.36%) RTP
12 3 (0.36%) Q.931
12 3 (0.36%) DHCP
12 3 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.25%) MySQL
2 27 (3.25%) Relational Database
3 15 (1.80%) RDBMS
4 14 (1.68%) Firebird
5 13 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.48%) Informix
11 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.24%) SQLite
11 2 (0.24%) Redis
11 2 (0.24%) Big Data
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.12%) Triplestore
12 1 (0.12%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 61 (7.33%) Selenium
2 55 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 50 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 48 (5.77%) JIRA
5 41 (4.93%) Jenkins
6 37 (4.45%) NUnit
7 30 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 28 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (3.13%) Ant
10 23 (2.76%) JUnit
11 19 (2.28%) Subversion
12 17 (2.04%) Maven
12 17 (2.04%) Eclipse
12 17 (2.04%) LabVIEW
13 16 (1.92%) Bugzilla
13 16 (1.92%) GCC
14 10 (1.20%) ReSharper
15 9 (1.08%) CruiseControl
15 9 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
15 9 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 84 (10.10%) Electronics
2 56 (6.73%) Finance
3 36 (4.33%) Automotive
4 24 (2.88%) Marketing
5 23 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.32%) Retail
8 10 (1.20%) Banking
9 8 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.84%) Games
11 3 (0.36%) Military
11 3 (0.36%) Back Office
11 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.12%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (35.70%) .NET
2 230 (27.64%) HTML
3 165 (19.83%) ASP.NET
4 164 (19.71%) jQuery
5 125 (15.02%) XML
6 115 (13.82%) CSS
7 83 (9.98%) Web Services
8 74 (8.89%) HTML5
9 69 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (7.33%) CSS3
11 52 (6.25%) WCF
12 50 (6.01%) SOAP
13 45 (5.41%) MFC
14 40 (4.81%) AngularJS
15 37 (4.45%) Ajax
16 32 (3.85%) PhoneGap
17 30 (3.61%) WPF
18 29 (3.49%) JSON
19 28 (3.37%) .NET Framework
19 28 (3.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 324 (38.94%) Computer Science
2 102 (12.26%) Mathematics
3 100 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (6.73%) Algorithms
5 49 (5.89%) Physics
6 33 (3.97%) User Experience
7 29 (3.49%) Pocket PC
8 28 (3.37%) Internet of Things
8 28 (3.37%) Mobile App
9 25 (3.00%) Device Driver
10 23 (2.76%) Client/Server
11 22 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
12 19 (2.28%) Mechatronics
13 17 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (1.92%) Robotics
15 10 (1.20%) Visualisation
16 8 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
17 7 (0.84%) PMI
17 7 (0.84%) GIS
18 6 (0.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 208 (25.00%) Windows
2 201 (24.16%) Linux
3 99 (11.90%) Android
4 78 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 39 (4.69%) UNIX
6 30 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (1.20%) AIX
7 10 (1.20%) HPUX
8 7 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.36%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) VMS
10 2 (0.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Symbian OS
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 269 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (14.78%) MVC
4 121 (14.54%) OO
5 113 (13.58%) Scrum
6 92 (11.06%) TDD
7 80 (9.62%) SDLC
8 57 (6.85%) Open Source
9 55 (6.61%) Multithreading
10 54 (6.49%) OOD
11 51 (6.13%) Test Automation
12 47 (5.65%) Web Development
13 44 (5.29%) Mobile Development
14 43 (5.17%) SOA
15 38 (4.57%) OOP
16 34 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (3.73%) Software Testing
18 29 (3.49%) Unit Testing
19 25 (3.00%) UML
20 24 (2.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 377 (45.31%) C++
2 374 (44.95%) C#
3 288 (34.62%) C
4 261 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 234 (28.13%) Java
6 225 (27.04%) SQL
7 211 (25.36%) Python
8 82 (9.86%) Objective-C
9 77 (9.25%) Perl
10 57 (6.85%) Embedded C
11 54 (6.49%) PHP
12 43 (5.17%) Embedded C++
13 35 (4.21%) VB.NET
14 34 (4.09%) Shell Script
14 34 (4.09%) MATLAB
15 31 (3.73%) Ruby
16 24 (2.88%) Bash Shell
16 24 (2.88%) PL/SQL
17 22 (2.64%) T-SQL
18 20 (2.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 409 (49.16%) Degree
2 54 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (4.09%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.73%) MCP
5 25 (3.00%) PhD
6 17 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.20%) ISEB
8 8 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.60%) HND
12 4 (0.48%) CCNA
12 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.17%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) TickIT
3 2 (0.24%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.24%) JTAG
3 2 (0.24%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 32 (3.85%) Firmware
2 12 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.08%) KVM
4 7 (0.84%) QEMU
5 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.48%) Docker
6 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) XenServer
6 2 (0.24%) vSphere
6 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.12%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.36%) Puppet
3 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 142 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.21%) Oracle
3 17 (2.04%) Perforce
4 13 (1.56%) Xamarin
5 12 (1.44%) Rackspace
6 9 (1.08%) Google
7 8 (0.96%) QNX
7 8 (0.96%) Intel
8 6 (0.72%) Autodesk
8 6 (0.72%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.60%) Coverity
9 5 (0.60%) SAP
10 4 (0.48%) VMware
10 4 (0.48%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.48%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.36%) ESRI
12 2 (0.24%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.24%) HP
12 2 (0.24%) Sophos
12 2 (0.24%) Lumesse
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