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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 32 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 469 383 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.54% 5.78% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 6.00% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 400 324 389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
6836 6380 8163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 96.24% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5545 5161 7074
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 £62,500 £57,500 £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 29 January 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 January 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 -1 297 £42,500 +6.25% 64
Hertfordshire +29 93 £42,500 +1.79% 11
Essex -10 36 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Bedfordshire +4 18 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Norfolk -13 16 £35,000 - 2
Suffolk -4 11 £35,000 - 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 768 (83.57%) Software Engineering
2 430 (46.79%) C++
3 393 (42.76%) Degree
4 349 (37.98%) C
5 348 (37.87%) C#
6 300 (32.64%) Linux
7 294 (31.99%) Computer Science
8 282 (30.69%) Java
9 264 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
10 249 (27.09%) Python
11 229 (24.92%) .NET
12 197 (21.44%) JavaScript
13 185 (20.13%) Windows
14 183 (19.91%) SQL
15 172 (18.72%) HTML
16 148 (16.10%) OO
17 116 (12.62%) UNIX
18 113 (12.30%) Scrum
19 109 (11.86%) Finance
20 103 (11.21%) Multithreading
21 102 (11.10%) QA
22 98 (10.66%) CSS
22 98 (10.66%) XML
23 97 (10.55%) Microsoft
24 94 (10.23%) SQL Server
25 92 (10.01%) ASP.NET
26 91 (9.90%) Algorithms
27 88 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
28 82 (8.92%) jQuery
29 80 (8.71%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.18%) OpenStack
3 15 (1.63%) Apache
4 13 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.31%) JBoss
6 10 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.98%) CMS
8 8 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.76%) IIS
9 7 (0.76%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.54%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
10 5 (0.54%) Node.js
11 4 (0.44%) Kentico
12 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.22%) Confluence
13 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.20%) MS Office
3 8 (0.87%) Simulink
4 5 (0.54%) Maya
4 5 (0.54%) 3ds Max
4 5 (0.54%) Blender
5 3 (0.33%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.44%) SaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.62%) Wireless
2 53 (5.77%) Internet
3 49 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 32 (3.48%) Ethernet
5 30 (3.26%) ZigBee
6 17 (1.85%) HTTP
7 16 (1.74%) Bluetooth
8 11 (1.20%) SAN
8 11 (1.20%) SMS
9 10 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (1.09%) iSCSI
9 10 (1.09%) SNMP
9 10 (1.09%) 802.15
10 9 (0.98%) 3G
10 9 (0.98%) Firewall
10 9 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
11 8 (0.87%) 2G
12 7 (0.76%) VoIP
12 7 (0.76%) 4G
13 6 (0.65%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.70%) MySQL
3 25 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.39%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.87%) DB2
7 8 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.54%) Big Data
10 4 (0.44%) BigTable
10 4 (0.44%) Firebird
11 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.22%) MS Access
13 1 (0.11%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 44 (4.79%) Visual Studio
1 44 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.46%) Selenium
3 28 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.72%) JIRA
5 23 (2.50%) NUnit
6 22 (2.39%) Eclipse
7 21 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 20 (2.18%) Jenkins
9 19 (2.07%) Subversion
10 17 (1.85%) GCC
11 16 (1.74%) JUnit
12 15 (1.63%) Bugzilla
13 14 (1.52%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.31%) LLVM
14 12 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (1.20%) Maven
16 10 (1.09%) JBehave
16 10 (1.09%) Ant
17 9 (0.98%) Hudson
General
1 109 (11.86%) Finance
2 74 (8.05%) Electronics
3 68 (7.40%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.77%) Marketing
5 34 (3.70%) Banking
6 32 (3.48%) Automotive
7 24 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.74%) Multimedia
9 16 (1.74%) Advertising
10 14 (1.52%) Military
11 9 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.76%) Avionics
13 6 (0.65%) Retail
13 6 (0.65%) Games
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (24.92%) .NET
2 172 (18.72%) HTML
3 98 (10.66%) CSS
3 98 (10.66%) XML
4 92 (10.01%) ASP.NET
5 82 (8.92%) jQuery
6 67 (7.29%) HTML5
7 56 (6.09%) Web Services
8 51 (5.55%) WCF
9 36 (3.92%) J2EE
10 35 (3.81%) Ajax
11 34 (3.70%) CSS3
12 30 (3.26%) WPF
13 27 (2.94%) WinForms
14 26 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (2.61%) JSP
16 22 (2.39%) .NET Framework
16 22 (2.39%) SOAP
17 21 (2.29%) XSLT
18 20 (2.18%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 294 (31.99%) Computer Science
2 91 (9.90%) Algorithms
3 88 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (8.16%) Mathematics
5 50 (5.44%) Device Driver
6 47 (5.11%) Open Source
7 45 (4.90%) User Experience
8 43 (4.68%) Embedded Systems
9 28 (3.05%) Internet of Things
10 21 (2.29%) Physics
11 20 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (2.07%) Mobile App
13 18 (1.96%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.63%) 3D Graphics
15 14 (1.52%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.52%) Smart Meter
16 13 (1.41%) PKI
16 13 (1.41%) Cryptography
17 10 (1.09%) Visualisation
17 10 (1.09%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 300 (32.64%) Linux
2 185 (20.13%) Windows
3 116 (12.62%) UNIX
4 80 (8.71%) Android
5 43 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 32 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (1.09%) AIX
7 10 (1.09%) HPUX
8 8 (0.87%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.54%) Debian
11 4 (0.44%) Solaris
11 4 (0.44%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.33%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (83.57%) Software Engineering
2 264 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (16.10%) OO
4 113 (12.30%) Scrum
5 103 (11.21%) Multithreading
6 74 (8.05%) TDD
7 70 (7.62%) MVC
8 62 (6.75%) OOD
9 58 (6.31%) Test Automation
10 49 (5.33%) Automated Testing
11 43 (4.68%) Web Development
12 39 (4.24%) Software Testing
13 38 (4.13%) UML
14 37 (4.03%) Unit Testing
15 32 (3.48%) Regression Testing
16 29 (3.16%) Test Scripting
17 26 (2.83%) Analytics
17 26 (2.83%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (2.61%) OOP
18 24 (2.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 430 (46.79%) C++
2 349 (37.98%) C
3 348 (37.87%) C#
4 282 (30.69%) Java
5 249 (27.09%) Python
6 197 (21.44%) JavaScript
7 183 (19.91%) SQL
8 74 (8.05%) Perl
9 65 (7.07%) Embedded C
10 48 (5.22%) PHP
11 32 (3.48%) Embedded C++
12 31 (3.37%) Objective-C
13 27 (2.94%) Bash Shell
14 26 (2.83%) Delphi
15 25 (2.72%) Ruby
15 25 (2.72%) MATLAB
16 24 (2.61%) Shell Script
16 24 (2.61%) T-SQL
17 19 (2.07%) VB
17 19 (2.07%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 393 (42.76%) Degree
2 25 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.96%) ISEB
4 16 (1.74%) PhD
5 15 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.33%) HND
9 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) HNC
9 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.22%) CCNP
9 2 (0.22%) CCNA
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (11.10%) QA
2 13 (1.41%) ISO 9000
3 10 (1.09%) DO-178B
4 9 (0.98%) IEC 61508
5 6 (0.65%) SLA
6 4 (0.44%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.33%) JTAG
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (5.11%) Firmware
2 13 (1.41%) KVM
3 12 (1.31%) QEMU
4 11 (1.20%) Xen
5 10 (1.09%) XenServer
6 7 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.76%) OpenSIPS
7 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (10.55%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.77%) Oracle
3 21 (2.29%) Google
4 17 (1.85%) Intel
5 12 (1.31%) Perforce
6 10 (1.09%) Citrix
7 8 (0.87%) TOWER Software
7 8 (0.87%) VMware
8 7 (0.76%) Sony
8 7 (0.76%) SAP
8 7 (0.76%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.54%) Telerik
9 5 (0.54%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.54%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.44%) Facebook
10 4 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.44%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.44%) HP
11 3 (0.33%) Nokia
11 3 (0.33%) Lumesse
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