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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 28 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 519 420 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.69% 6.18% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 6.41% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 430 346 406
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
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
7344 6551 8524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.64% 96.37% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6009 5257 7412
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 340 £42,500 +13.33% 43
Hertfordshire +27 99 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Essex -19 31 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Suffolk -2 18 £33,250 -7.63% 1
Bedfordshire -9 17 £40,000 -5.88%
Norfolk -22 14 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 778 (83.93%) Software Engineering
2 428 (46.17%) C++
3 397 (42.83%) Degree
4 356 (38.40%) C
5 351 (37.86%) C#
6 310 (33.44%) Linux
7 301 (32.47%) Java
8 288 (31.07%) Computer Science
9 259 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
10 255 (27.51%) Python
11 211 (22.76%) .NET
12 198 (21.36%) JavaScript
13 177 (19.09%) HTML
14 169 (18.23%) Windows
15 160 (17.26%) SQL
16 155 (16.72%) OO
17 117 (12.62%) UNIX
18 114 (12.30%) Finance
19 109 (11.76%) Multithreading
20 108 (11.65%) QA
21 105 (11.33%) Scrum
21 105 (11.33%) Algorithms
22 93 (10.03%) CSS
23 90 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
24 86 (9.28%) SQL Server
25 85 (9.17%) Mathematics
26 84 (9.06%) XML
26 84 (9.06%) TDD
27 82 (8.85%) ASP.NET
28 80 (8.63%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (2.27%) OpenStack
2 19 (2.05%) Tomcat
2 19 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.83%) Apache
4 11 (1.19%) JBoss
4 11 (1.19%) GlassFish
5 10 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 9 (0.97%) CloudStack
7 8 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (0.86%) CMS
8 4 (0.43%) Kentico
8 4 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.32%) Node.js
9 3 (0.32%) IIS
10 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.22%) Confluence
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.11%) Gentran
Applications
1 48 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.19%) MS Office
3 8 (0.86%) Maya
3 8 (0.86%) 3ds Max
3 8 (0.86%) Blender
4 7 (0.76%) Simulink
5 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.76%) SaaS
3 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.55%) Wireless
2 61 (6.58%) Internet
3 51 (5.50%) TCP/IP
4 34 (3.67%) Ethernet
5 30 (3.24%) ZigBee
6 20 (2.16%) HTTP
7 15 (1.62%) SMS
8 14 (1.51%) Asterisk PBX
9 12 (1.29%) Bluetooth
9 12 (1.29%) SNMP
9 12 (1.29%) VoIP
10 11 (1.19%) SAN
11 10 (1.08%) 3G
11 10 (1.08%) 802.15
11 10 (1.08%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (0.97%) RTP
13 8 (0.86%) 2G
13 8 (0.86%) Gigabit Ethernet
13 8 (0.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.75%) MySQL
3 26 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.73%) Hadoop
6 15 (1.62%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.97%) Big Data
10 9 (0.97%) BigTable
11 8 (0.86%) DB2
11 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.22%) Firebird
14 2 (0.22%) MS Access
15 1 (0.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 44 (4.75%) Visual Studio
2 42 (4.53%) Git (software)
3 41 (4.42%) Selenium
4 29 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (2.59%) NUnit
5 24 (2.59%) Subversion
6 18 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 18 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 16 (1.73%) Bugzilla
8 15 (1.62%) JUnit
8 15 (1.62%) Maven
8 15 (1.62%) JIRA
9 14 (1.51%) LabVIEW
9 14 (1.51%) WebDriver
9 14 (1.51%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (1.19%) Hudson
12 10 (1.08%) GCC
12 10 (1.08%) Ant
12 10 (1.08%) JBehave
General
1 114 (12.30%) Finance
2 72 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 59 (6.36%) Electronics
4 54 (5.83%) Marketing
5 37 (3.99%) Automotive
6 29 (3.13%) Banking
7 28 (3.02%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.94%) Multimedia
10 14 (1.51%) Military
11 13 (1.40%) Advertising
12 12 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 11 (1.19%) Games
14 7 (0.76%) Avionics
15 6 (0.65%) Retail
16 3 (0.32%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.22%) French Language
17 2 (0.22%) German Language
17 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
18 1 (0.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (22.76%) .NET
2 177 (19.09%) HTML
3 93 (10.03%) CSS
4 84 (9.06%) XML
5 82 (8.85%) ASP.NET
6 73 (7.87%) jQuery
7 69 (7.44%) HTML5
8 47 (5.07%) WCF
9 43 (4.64%) Web Services
10 39 (4.21%) J2EE
11 35 (3.78%) Ajax
12 27 (2.91%) CSS3
13 26 (2.80%) WPF
14 25 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (2.70%) WinForms
15 23 (2.48%) STL
15 23 (2.48%) .NET Framework
16 21 (2.27%) JSP
17 19 (2.05%) XSLT
18 17 (1.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 288 (31.07%) Computer Science
2 105 (11.33%) Algorithms
3 90 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (9.17%) Mathematics
5 51 (5.50%) Device Driver
6 45 (4.85%) Embedded Systems
7 40 (4.31%) Open Source
7 40 (4.31%) User Experience
8 27 (2.91%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.70%) Physics
10 20 (2.16%) Internet of Things
11 18 (1.94%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.73%) Cryptography
13 16 (1.73%) PKI
14 15 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
15 14 (1.51%) Smart Meter
15 14 (1.51%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
17 8 (0.86%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 310 (33.44%) Linux
2 169 (18.23%) Windows
3 117 (12.62%) UNIX
4 78 (8.41%) Android
5 42 (4.53%) Apple iOS
6 33 (3.56%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (1.08%) AIX
7 10 (1.08%) HPUX
8 8 (0.86%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.54%) Debian
11 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.43%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.43%) Solaris
12 3 (0.32%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.22%) uClinux
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.11%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (83.93%) Software Engineering
2 259 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (16.72%) OO
4 109 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 105 (11.33%) Scrum
6 84 (9.06%) TDD
7 70 (7.55%) MVC
8 54 (5.83%) OOD
9 52 (5.61%) Automated Testing
10 48 (5.18%) Test Automation
11 46 (4.96%) Software Testing
12 38 (4.10%) Unit Testing
13 36 (3.88%) Web Development
13 36 (3.88%) UML
14 35 (3.78%) Test Scripting
15 32 (3.45%) E-Commerce
15 32 (3.45%) Regression Testing
16 26 (2.80%) OOP
17 24 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (2.27%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 428 (46.17%) C++
2 356 (38.40%) C
3 351 (37.86%) C#
4 301 (32.47%) Java
5 255 (27.51%) Python
6 198 (21.36%) JavaScript
7 160 (17.26%) SQL
8 73 (7.87%) Perl
9 66 (7.12%) Embedded C
10 59 (6.36%) PHP
11 31 (3.34%) Objective-C
12 27 (2.91%) Embedded C++
13 24 (2.59%) Ruby
14 21 (2.27%) Delphi
15 20 (2.16%) Bash Shell
16 19 (2.05%) MATLAB
17 18 (1.94%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.94%) VB
18 16 (1.73%) Assembly Language
18 16 (1.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 397 (42.83%) Degree
2 26 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.16%) PhD
4 17 (1.83%) ISEB
5 13 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.22%) CCNP
8 2 (0.22%) CCNA
8 2 (0.22%) HNC
8 2 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (11.65%) QA
2 16 (1.73%) ISO 9000
3 9 (0.97%) IEC 61508
3 9 (0.97%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.43%) SLA
4 4 (0.43%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.32%) JTAG
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (5.07%) Firmware
2 12 (1.29%) KVM
3 11 (1.19%) OpenSIPS
3 11 (1.19%) Xen
4 10 (1.08%) XenServer
4 10 (1.08%) QEMU
5 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Puppet
1 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 80 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.39%) Oracle
3 19 (2.05%) Google
4 16 (1.73%) Intel
5 10 (1.08%) Citrix
5 10 (1.08%) Perforce
6 8 (0.86%) VMware
7 7 (0.76%) Sony
7 7 (0.76%) TOWER Software
7 7 (0.76%) Rackspace
8 6 (0.65%) SAP
9 5 (0.54%) Epiphany
9 5 (0.54%) Telerik
9 5 (0.54%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.43%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.43%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.43%) HP
10 4 (0.43%) Facebook
11 3 (0.32%) Lumesse
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