The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 38 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 484 593 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.59% 6.92% 6.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.85% 7.21% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 424 469 429
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8280 8221 8977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.88% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6869 7147 7448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 313 £40,000 -11.11% 77
Hertfordshire +4 78 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Bedfordshire +14 53 £40,000 +66.66% 6
Essex -48 25 £43,500 +10.82% 5
Norfolk -6 13 £40,000 +28.82% 2
Suffolk -9 5 £30,000 -22.58%
East Anglia - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 703 (80.99%) Software Engineering
2 411 (47.35%) C++
3 380 (43.78%) Degree
4 344 (39.63%) C#
5 312 (35.94%) C
6 278 (32.03%) Java
7 246 (28.34%) Linux
8 217 (25.00%) .NET
9 205 (23.62%) Computer Science
10 196 (22.58%) Python
11 185 (21.31%) JavaScript
12 173 (19.93%) OO
13 151 (17.40%) HTML
14 145 (16.71%) SQL
15 143 (16.47%) Windows
16 117 (13.48%) SQL Server
17 114 (13.13%) XML
18 107 (12.33%) UNIX
19 102 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
20 100 (11.52%) Multithreading
21 97 (11.18%) Scrum
22 89 (10.25%) Web Services
23 87 (10.02%) Microsoft
24 83 (9.56%) Mathematics
25 79 (9.10%) CSS
26 78 (8.99%) Electronics
27 77 (8.87%) ASP.NET
27 77 (8.87%) jQuery
28 76 (8.76%) Perl
29 72 (8.29%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.42%) WebSphere
2 17 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.15%) Apache
5 5 (0.58%) WordPress
5 5 (0.58%) IIS
5 5 (0.58%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.12%) Confluence
8 1 (0.12%) Node.js
8 1 (0.12%) CICS
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Blender
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Maya
4 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.15%) GitHub
2 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.35%) SaaS
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.23%) PaaS
4 2 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.03%) HTTP
2 59 (6.80%) Wireless
3 26 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.88%) GSM
5 24 (2.76%) GPRS
6 19 (2.19%) ZigBee
7 15 (1.73%) Internet
8 13 (1.50%) STUN
8 13 (1.50%) SSL
8 13 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (1.50%) X.509
9 11 (1.27%) Bluetooth
10 10 (1.15%) UMTS
11 8 (0.92%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.92%) LTE
12 6 (0.69%) 3GPP
12 6 (0.69%) IGMP
12 6 (0.69%) RTSP
12 6 (0.69%) NFC
13 5 (0.58%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 28 (3.23%) DB2
4 26 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 19 (2.19%) MySQL
7 13 (1.50%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
10 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.58%) Informix
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.35%) Big Data
12 3 (0.35%) SQLite
12 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.12%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 53 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.11%) Eclipse
2 27 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.00%) Subversion
4 16 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.84%) Maven
5 15 (1.73%) JUnit
5 15 (1.73%) Bugzilla
6 14 (1.61%) Selenium
7 13 (1.50%) MyEclipse
8 10 (1.15%) JMeter
8 10 (1.15%) Jasmine
8 10 (1.15%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.92%) LabVIEW
10 7 (0.81%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.69%) NUnit
12 5 (0.58%) JIRA
12 5 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.46%) Ant
13 4 (0.46%) FitNesse
General
1 78 (8.99%) Electronics
2 69 (7.95%) Finance
3 43 (4.95%) Automotive
4 35 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.11%) Banking
6 20 (2.30%) Multimedia
7 16 (1.84%) Marketing
8 15 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.15%) Games
10 8 (0.92%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.81%) Retail
12 4 (0.46%) Military
13 3 (0.35%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) Advertising
14 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.23%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (25.00%) .NET
2 151 (17.40%) HTML
3 114 (13.13%) XML
4 89 (10.25%) Web Services
5 79 (9.10%) CSS
6 77 (8.87%) ASP.NET
6 77 (8.87%) jQuery
7 72 (8.29%) Ajax
8 57 (6.57%) HTML5
9 36 (4.15%) WCF
10 34 (3.92%) Struts
11 32 (3.69%) JSON
11 32 (3.69%) SOAP
12 31 (3.57%) JSP
13 30 (3.46%) WPF
14 27 (3.11%) MFC
14 27 (3.11%) JSF
15 25 (2.88%) OpenGL
15 25 (2.88%) Java EE
16 23 (2.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 205 (23.62%) Computer Science
2 83 (9.56%) Mathematics
3 53 (6.11%) Device Driver
4 52 (5.99%) Physics
5 45 (5.18%) Firmware
6 34 (3.92%) Mobile App
7 29 (3.34%) Embedded Systems
8 28 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.30%) VHDL
10 18 (2.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 11 (1.27%) Open Source
11 11 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (0.92%) Robotics
12 8 (0.92%) Social Media
12 8 (0.92%) Machine Learning
13 7 (0.81%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.81%) MPEG
13 7 (0.81%) Streaming Video
13 7 (0.81%) ASIC
13 7 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 246 (28.34%) Linux
2 143 (16.47%) Windows
3 107 (12.33%) UNIX
4 33 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 30 (3.46%) Android
6 26 (3.00%) Embedded Linux
7 20 (2.30%) Mac OS X
8 19 (2.19%) AIX
9 10 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.81%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.69%) HPUX
11 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.46%) zOS
13 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.35%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (80.99%) Software Engineering
2 173 (19.93%) OO
3 102 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (11.52%) Multithreading
5 97 (11.18%) Scrum
6 58 (6.68%) TDD
6 58 (6.68%) Test Automation
7 47 (5.41%) Web Development
7 47 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 44 (5.07%) MVC
9 43 (4.95%) Automated Testing
10 42 (4.84%) Software Testing
10 42 (4.84%) Test Scripting
11 41 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 38 (4.38%) Requirements Analysis
13 33 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (3.57%) OOP
14 31 (3.57%) Configuration Management
15 30 (3.46%) UML
15 30 (3.46%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 411 (47.35%) C++
2 344 (39.63%) C#
3 312 (35.94%) C
4 278 (32.03%) Java
5 196 (22.58%) Python
6 185 (21.31%) JavaScript
7 145 (16.71%) SQL
8 76 (8.76%) Perl
9 49 (5.65%) Embedded C
10 36 (4.15%) Assembly Language
11 31 (3.57%) Ruby
12 30 (3.46%) PHP
13 24 (2.76%) Embedded C++
14 18 (2.07%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.07%) MATLAB
15 15 (1.73%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.61%) Tcl
16 14 (1.61%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.61%) VB
17 12 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 380 (43.78%) Degree
2 27 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.30%) PhD
4 9 (1.04%) ISEB
5 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.23%) HNC
9 2 (0.23%) HND
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.06%) QA
2 7 (0.81%) SLA
3 6 (0.69%) JTAG
4 3 (0.35%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) XenServer
2 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) Nessus
3 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 87 (10.02%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.07%) Oracle
3 28 (3.23%) JBoss
4 8 (0.92%) QNX
4 8 (0.92%) Red Hat
4 8 (0.92%) Sunopsis
5 6 (0.69%) Intel
6 5 (0.58%) Apple
6 5 (0.58%) Perforce
7 4 (0.46%) HP
7 4 (0.46%) SAP
8 3 (0.35%) Veeam
8 3 (0.35%) Google
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe
8 3 (0.35%) MKS
9 2 (0.23%) MathWorks
9 2 (0.23%) Symbian
9 2 (0.23%) hybris
10 1 (0.12%) Facebook
10 1 (0.12%) Atmel
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Pension, Bonus, Private He
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £34,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Health/Dental, Pension, Child Care
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Shares, Health/Dental, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago