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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 41 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 371 388 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.05% 5.05% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 5.25% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 328 318 363
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,524 £51,000
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
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 183 £43,000 +7.50% 66
Hertfordshire +33 108 £42,500 -1.16% 11
Essex +11 39 £39,250 -1.87% 6
Bedfordshire +12 19 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Suffolk -7 17 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Norfolk -2 4 £32,000 -11.72% 1
East Anglia - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 627 (81.43%) Software Engineering
2 365 (47.40%) Degree
3 326 (42.34%) C#
4 322 (41.82%) C++
5 286 (37.14%) Computer Science
6 262 (34.03%) .NET
7 258 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
8 240 (31.17%) JavaScript
9 239 (31.04%) C
10 216 (28.05%) Java
11 213 (27.66%) SQL
12 209 (27.14%) HTML
13 182 (23.64%) Linux
14 174 (22.60%) Python
15 158 (20.52%) jQuery
16 156 (20.26%) Windows
17 150 (19.48%) ASP.NET
18 137 (17.79%) SQL Server
19 127 (16.49%) Microsoft
20 118 (15.32%) MVC
21 115 (14.94%) Mathematics
22 109 (14.16%) OO
23 105 (13.64%) Scrum
24 102 (13.25%) XML
25 100 (12.99%) TDD
26 92 (11.95%) Web Services
26 92 (11.95%) CSS
26 92 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
27 81 (10.52%) Android
28 72 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.38%) WebLogic
3 24 (3.12%) WebSphere
4 23 (2.99%) JBoss
5 14 (1.82%) Apache
6 12 (1.56%) IIS
7 8 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.91%) Node.js
8 7 (0.91%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.39%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.13%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 52 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.43%) AutoCAD
3 7 (0.91%) MS Office
4 6 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (0.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (0.78%) Revit
4 6 (0.78%) MicroStation
4 6 (0.78%) Solid Edge
4 6 (0.78%) Siemens NX
4 6 (0.78%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.38%) SaaS
2 23 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.39%) Office 365
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.26%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Firebase
6 1 (0.13%) Boomi
6 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.94%) Internet
2 31 (4.03%) HTTP
3 23 (2.99%) Wireless
4 19 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.56%) Ethernet
6 9 (1.17%) Firewall
7 6 (0.78%) VoIP
8 5 (0.65%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.52%) SSL
9 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.39%) IGMP
10 3 (0.39%) WAN
11 2 (0.26%) FTP
11 2 (0.26%) Intranet
11 2 (0.26%) 3G
11 2 (0.26%) RTSP
11 2 (0.26%) VLAN
11 2 (0.26%) LTE
12 1 (0.13%) AMQP
12 1 (0.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.38%) MySQL
4 18 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 15 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.30%) Firebird
7 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.52%) Redis
10 4 (0.52%) Big Data
10 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.52%) Informix
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 63 (8.18%) Selenium
2 62 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 45 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 44 (5.71%) JIRA
5 42 (5.45%) NUnit
6 39 (5.06%) Visual Studio
7 36 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (4.55%) LabVIEW
9 32 (4.16%) TeamCity
10 27 (3.51%) JUnit
11 25 (3.25%) Maven
12 22 (2.86%) Subversion
13 21 (2.73%) Ant
14 15 (1.95%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
16 10 (1.30%) ReSharper
17 7 (0.91%) Bugzilla
17 7 (0.91%) Hudson
17 7 (0.91%) GCC
17 7 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 53 (6.88%) Electronics
2 39 (5.06%) Finance
3 33 (4.29%) Automotive
4 18 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.95%) Marketing
6 11 (1.43%) Games
6 11 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.04%) Banking
9 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.52%) Retail
11 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.26%) Military
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (34.03%) .NET
2 209 (27.14%) HTML
3 158 (20.52%) jQuery
4 150 (19.48%) ASP.NET
5 102 (13.25%) XML
6 92 (11.95%) CSS
6 92 (11.95%) Web Services
7 72 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (9.22%) HTML5
9 55 (7.14%) CSS3
10 49 (6.36%) SOAP
11 48 (6.23%) WCF
12 42 (5.45%) AngularJS
13 39 (5.06%) .NET Framework
14 37 (4.81%) MFC
15 33 (4.29%) JSON
16 32 (4.16%) Entity Framework
17 30 (3.90%) RESTful
17 30 (3.90%) Ajax
18 29 (3.77%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 286 (37.14%) Computer Science
2 115 (14.94%) Mathematics
3 92 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (7.27%) Physics
5 50 (6.49%) Algorithms
6 26 (3.38%) Device Driver
7 23 (2.99%) Pocket PC
8 22 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.73%) Internet of Things
9 21 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (2.60%) Client/Server
11 17 (2.21%) GIS
12 16 (2.08%) Mechatronics
13 15 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.82%) User Experience
15 13 (1.69%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.17%) Robotics
17 8 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
18 7 (0.91%) Applied Mathematics
18 7 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 182 (23.64%) Linux
2 156 (20.26%) Windows
3 81 (10.52%) Android
4 64 (8.31%) Apple iOS
5 32 (4.16%) Embedded Linux
6 27 (3.51%) UNIX
7 11 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.17%) AIX
8 9 (1.17%) HPUX
9 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.13%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (81.43%) Software Engineering
2 258 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (15.32%) MVC
4 109 (14.16%) OO
5 105 (13.64%) Scrum
6 100 (12.99%) TDD
7 69 (8.96%) SDLC
8 59 (7.66%) Open Source
9 58 (7.53%) Multithreading
10 46 (5.97%) OOP
11 45 (5.84%) Web Development
12 44 (5.71%) OOD
13 43 (5.58%) SOA
14 42 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (5.19%) Mobile Development
16 39 (5.06%) Software Testing
17 37 (4.81%) Unit Testing
18 36 (4.68%) Test Automation
19 25 (3.25%) Mentoring
20 24 (3.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 326 (42.34%) C#
2 322 (41.82%) C++
3 240 (31.17%) JavaScript
4 239 (31.04%) C
5 216 (28.05%) Java
6 213 (27.66%) SQL
7 174 (22.60%) Python
8 70 (9.09%) Objective-C
9 61 (7.92%) Perl
10 51 (6.62%) PHP
11 49 (6.36%) Embedded C
12 41 (5.32%) Embedded C++
13 30 (3.90%) Ruby
14 28 (3.64%) VB.NET
14 28 (3.64%) PL/SQL
15 26 (3.38%) VB
16 24 (3.12%) Shell Script
17 21 (2.73%) T-SQL
18 16 (2.08%) PowerShell
19 15 (1.95%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 365 (47.40%) Degree
2 48 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 29 (3.77%) PhD
5 25 (3.25%) MCP
6 12 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.04%) HND
8 7 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.78%) CCNA
9 6 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.65%) ISEB
10 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.26%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.26%) GIAC
12 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.26%) SSCP
12 2 (0.26%) CISSP
12 2 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.03%) QA
2 6 (0.78%) TickIT
3 3 (0.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 28 (3.64%) Firmware
2 9 (1.17%) Docker
3 8 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.39%) QEMU
4 3 (0.39%) KVM
5 2 (0.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.26%) XenServer
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Puppet
1 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 127 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 70 (9.09%) Oracle
3 14 (1.82%) Perforce
3 14 (1.82%) Xamarin
4 12 (1.56%) Intel
5 11 (1.43%) Autodesk
6 10 (1.30%) Google
7 7 (0.91%) Telerik
7 7 (0.91%) Rackspace
8 6 (0.78%) QNX
8 6 (0.78%) ESRI
9 4 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.52%) SAP
9 4 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.39%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.39%) Lumesse
10 3 (0.39%) VMware
11 2 (0.26%) Apple
11 2 (0.26%) HP
11 2 (0.26%) Motorola
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ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Salary: Competitive
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