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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 40 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 408 406 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.39% 5.08% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 5.31% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 361 341 380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,360 £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
7185 7650 7291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.99% 95.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6009 6395 6249
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
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 29 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 29 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 -3 212 £42,500 +6.25% 51
Hertfordshire +29 93 £40,500 +1.25% 10
Essex +26 49 £36,000 -16.27% 8
Suffolk +11 27 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Bedfordshire -10 18 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Norfolk +7 9 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 670 (82.01%) Software Engineering
2 414 (50.67%) Degree
3 368 (45.04%) C#
4 357 (43.70%) C++
5 332 (40.64%) Computer Science
6 292 (35.74%) .NET
7 268 (32.80%) C
8 263 (32.19%) JavaScript
9 261 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
10 230 (28.15%) Java
11 228 (27.91%) SQL
12 227 (27.78%) HTML
13 200 (24.48%) Python
14 199 (24.36%) Linux
15 186 (22.77%) Windows
16 167 (20.44%) ASP.NET
17 164 (20.07%) jQuery
18 156 (19.09%) SQL Server
19 138 (16.89%) Microsoft
20 129 (15.79%) MVC
21 122 (14.93%) OO
22 116 (14.20%) Mathematics
23 114 (13.95%) XML
23 114 (13.95%) Scrum
24 107 (13.10%) CSS
25 106 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
26 96 (11.75%) Android
27 94 (11.51%) TDD
28 85 (10.40%) Web Services
29 81 (9.91%) Objective-C

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 29 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 24 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 23 (2.82%) JBoss
4 12 (1.47%) Apache
5 10 (1.22%) IIS
6 9 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.61%) Node.js
8 5 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.49%) Confluence
9 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.37%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.37%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.24%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.12%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.12%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 55 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.98%) AutoCAD
2 8 (0.98%) MS Office
3 6 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (0.73%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (0.73%) Revit
3 6 (0.73%) MicroStation
3 6 (0.73%) Solid Edge
3 6 (0.73%) Siemens NX
3 6 (0.73%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (2.82%) SaaS
2 13 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.37%) Office 365
4 2 (0.24%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) Boomi
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.14%) Internet
2 34 (4.16%) Wireless
3 23 (2.82%) HTTP
4 21 (2.57%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.08%) Ethernet
6 8 (0.98%) VoIP
6 8 (0.98%) Firewall
7 7 (0.86%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.61%) IGMP
8 5 (0.61%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.49%) VLAN
9 4 (0.49%) SSL
10 3 (0.37%) Intranet
10 3 (0.37%) RTCP
10 3 (0.37%) RTP
10 3 (0.37%) Q.931
10 3 (0.37%) WAN
10 3 (0.37%) DHCP
10 3 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.06%) MySQL
4 16 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 13 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.47%) Firebird
7 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.49%) Informix
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.24%) Redis
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.24%) SQLite
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (7.83%) Selenium
2 58 (7.10%) Git (software)
3 54 (6.61%) Visual Studio
4 43 (5.26%) JIRA
5 42 (5.14%) Jenkins
6 40 (4.90%) NUnit
7 33 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (3.79%) TeamCity
9 28 (3.43%) LabVIEW
10 25 (3.06%) Ant
11 24 (2.94%) JUnit
11 24 (2.94%) Subversion
12 21 (2.57%) Maven
13 17 (2.08%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.47%) Bugzilla
14 12 (1.47%) GCC
15 10 (1.22%) ReSharper
16 9 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
16 9 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
17 8 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 71 (8.69%) Electronics
2 49 (6.00%) Finance
3 36 (4.41%) Automotive
4 23 (2.82%) Marketing
5 21 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.35%) Retail
8 9 (1.10%) Games
9 6 (0.73%) Banking
10 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (35.74%) .NET
2 227 (27.78%) HTML
3 167 (20.44%) ASP.NET
4 164 (20.07%) jQuery
5 114 (13.95%) XML
6 107 (13.10%) CSS
7 85 (10.40%) Web Services
8 76 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 74 (9.06%) HTML5
10 58 (7.10%) CSS3
11 53 (6.49%) WCF
12 50 (6.12%) SOAP
13 46 (5.63%) MFC
14 44 (5.39%) AngularJS
15 38 (4.65%) Ajax
16 33 (4.04%) .NET Framework
17 31 (3.79%) PhoneGap
18 29 (3.55%) JSON
19 28 (3.43%) J2EE
20 27 (3.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 332 (40.64%) Computer Science
2 116 (14.20%) Mathematics
3 106 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (7.10%) Algorithms
5 57 (6.98%) Physics
6 28 (3.43%) Pocket PC
7 27 (3.30%) User Experience
8 26 (3.18%) Internet of Things
8 26 (3.18%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.94%) Client/Server
9 24 (2.94%) Device Driver
10 22 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
11 19 (2.33%) Mechatronics
12 15 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.71%) Robotics
14 13 (1.59%) GIS
15 8 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.98%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
16 6 (0.73%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 199 (24.36%) Linux
2 186 (22.77%) Windows
3 96 (11.75%) Android
4 74 (9.06%) Apple iOS
5 34 (4.16%) UNIX
6 30 (3.67%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (1.22%) AIX
7 10 (1.22%) HPUX
8 8 (0.98%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.37%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.24%) VMS
10 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.12%) Symbian OS
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (82.01%) Software Engineering
2 261 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (15.79%) MVC
4 122 (14.93%) OO
5 114 (13.95%) Scrum
6 94 (11.51%) TDD
7 78 (9.55%) SDLC
8 60 (7.34%) Multithreading
9 58 (7.10%) Open Source
10 52 (6.36%) OOD
11 46 (5.63%) Web Development
12 44 (5.39%) Mobile Development
13 43 (5.26%) SOA
14 41 (5.02%) OOP
14 41 (5.02%) Test Automation
15 37 (4.53%) Software Testing
16 34 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (3.67%) Unit Testing
18 22 (2.69%) Low Latency
19 21 (2.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 368 (45.04%) C#
2 357 (43.70%) C++
3 268 (32.80%) C
4 263 (32.19%) JavaScript
5 230 (28.15%) Java
6 228 (27.91%) SQL
7 200 (24.48%) Python
8 81 (9.91%) Objective-C
9 66 (8.08%) Perl
10 54 (6.61%) PHP
11 53 (6.49%) Embedded C
12 41 (5.02%) Embedded C++
13 32 (3.92%) VB.NET
14 30 (3.67%) Ruby
15 27 (3.30%) Shell Script
16 26 (3.18%) PL/SQL
17 25 (3.06%) MATLAB
18 24 (2.94%) VB
19 23 (2.82%) T-SQL
20 19 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 414 (50.67%) Degree
2 51 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (3.67%) MCP
3 30 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 29 (3.55%) PhD
5 11 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.86%) HND
7 6 (0.73%) ISEB
8 5 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.49%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.65%) QA
2 6 (0.73%) TickIT
3 2 (0.24%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.24%) JTAG
System Software
1 27 (3.30%) Firmware
2 10 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.10%) KVM
4 7 (0.86%) Docker
4 7 (0.86%) QEMU
5 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
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 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.49%) Puppet
3 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 138 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 64 (7.83%) Oracle
3 16 (1.96%) Perforce
4 14 (1.71%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.22%) Rackspace
5 10 (1.22%) Google
5 10 (1.22%) Intel
6 8 (0.98%) Autodesk
7 7 (0.86%) QNX
8 5 (0.61%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.49%) VMware
9 4 (0.49%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.49%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.49%) SAP
10 3 (0.37%) ESRI
10 3 (0.37%) Lumesse
10 3 (0.37%) Telerik
10 3 (0.37%) Coverity
11 2 (0.24%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
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