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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 34 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 456 428 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.85% 6.16% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 6.43% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 367 360 401
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
7436 6658 8793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.81% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6062 5598 7540
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -1 293 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Hertfordshire -11 78 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Suffolk +12 39 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Bedfordshire -7 23 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Essex -35 18 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Norfolk +13 12 £32,500 -10.34%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 724 (84.58%) Software Engineering
2 394 (46.03%) C++
3 379 (44.28%) Degree
4 326 (38.08%) C
5 308 (35.98%) C#
6 303 (35.40%) Java
7 279 (32.59%) Computer Science
8 273 (31.89%) Linux
9 246 (28.74%) Python
10 234 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
11 193 (22.55%) .NET
12 175 (20.44%) JavaScript
13 157 (18.34%) Windows
14 147 (17.17%) HTML
15 139 (16.24%) SQL
16 138 (16.12%) OO
17 112 (13.08%) UNIX
18 100 (11.68%) Finance
19 95 (11.10%) Multithreading
20 93 (10.86%) Algorithms
21 92 (10.75%) Mathematics
22 82 (9.58%) TDD
23 81 (9.46%) CSS
23 81 (9.46%) Microsoft
23 81 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
24 79 (9.23%) SQL Server
25 76 (8.88%) QA
26 74 (8.64%) ASP.NET
27 71 (8.29%) Scrum
27 71 (8.29%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (3.27%) OpenStack
2 23 (2.69%) Apache
3 19 (2.22%) JBoss
4 18 (2.10%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.75%) CloudStack
6 13 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.29%) GlassFish
9 9 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.47%) Node.js
12 3 (0.35%) IIS
13 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.23%) WordPress
14 1 (0.12%) Gentran
14 1 (0.12%) Confluence
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 38 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.52%) MS Office
3 8 (0.93%) Maya
3 8 (0.93%) 3ds Max
3 8 (0.93%) Blender
4 6 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.58%) Simulink
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.93%) SaaS
3 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.01%) Wireless
2 57 (6.66%) Internet
3 36 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.69%) HTTP
5 21 (2.45%) Ethernet
6 15 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
6 15 (1.75%) SMS
7 12 (1.40%) SNMP
7 12 (1.40%) VoIP
7 12 (1.40%) RTP
7 12 (1.40%) ZigBee
8 10 (1.17%) SAN
9 9 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (1.05%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.05%) LTE
9 9 (1.05%) 3G
9 9 (1.05%) GPRS
9 9 (1.05%) GSM
10 8 (0.93%) SSH
11 7 (0.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.07%) MySQL
3 37 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.57%) Big Data
5 20 (2.34%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.99%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.05%) BigTable
10 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.05%) DB2
11 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.58%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (5.37%) Visual Studio
2 45 (5.26%) Selenium
3 44 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 35 (4.09%) Subversion
5 28 (3.27%) Bugzilla
6 19 (2.22%) NUnit
6 19 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (2.10%) Maven
8 17 (1.99%) WebDriver
8 17 (1.99%) Jenkins
9 15 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.64%) Hudson
11 13 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (1.52%) LabVIEW
12 12 (1.40%) JUnit
12 12 (1.40%) Rational Rhapsody
13 11 (1.29%) GCC
13 11 (1.29%) LLVM
13 11 (1.29%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.05%) MyEclipse
General
1 100 (11.68%) Finance
2 69 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 53 (6.19%) Electronics
4 32 (3.74%) Automotive
5 31 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.04%) Multimedia
7 25 (2.92%) Marketing
8 20 (2.34%) Banking
9 16 (1.87%) Military
10 11 (1.29%) Games
11 9 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.82%) Avionics
12 7 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.58%) Retail
14 4 (0.47%) Advertising
14 4 (0.47%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.35%) French Language
15 3 (0.35%) German Language
15 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (22.55%) .NET
2 147 (17.17%) HTML
3 81 (9.46%) CSS
4 74 (8.64%) ASP.NET
5 68 (7.94%) XML
6 51 (5.96%) HTML5
7 50 (5.84%) Web Services
7 50 (5.84%) Ajax
7 50 (5.84%) jQuery
8 33 (3.86%) WCF
9 32 (3.74%) .NET Framework
10 29 (3.39%) J2EE
11 27 (3.15%) WPF
12 23 (2.69%) STL
13 21 (2.45%) Middleware
14 20 (2.34%) CSS3
15 19 (2.22%) XSLT
15 19 (2.22%) OpenGL
16 18 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (1.99%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 279 (32.59%) Computer Science
2 93 (10.86%) Algorithms
3 92 (10.75%) Mathematics
4 81 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (5.84%) Embedded Systems
6 39 (4.56%) Open Source
7 38 (4.44%) Device Driver
8 32 (3.74%) Physics
9 26 (3.04%) Mobile App
10 24 (2.80%) PKI
10 24 (2.80%) Cryptography
11 20 (2.34%) User Experience
12 15 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.29%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.17%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
16 9 (1.05%) Smartphone
16 9 (1.05%) Streaming Video
16 9 (1.05%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 273 (31.89%) Linux
2 157 (18.34%) Windows
3 112 (13.08%) UNIX
4 71 (8.29%) Android
5 43 (5.02%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (1.29%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.93%) Debian
9 7 (0.82%) Windows CE
10 6 (0.70%) AIX
10 6 (0.70%) HPUX
10 6 (0.70%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.23%) uClinux
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (84.58%) Software Engineering
2 234 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (16.12%) OO
4 95 (11.10%) Multithreading
5 82 (9.58%) TDD
6 71 (8.29%) Scrum
7 45 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 42 (4.91%) Software Testing
9 41 (4.79%) UML
10 39 (4.56%) Unit Testing
11 38 (4.44%) MVC
12 37 (4.32%) E-Commerce
12 37 (4.32%) Test Scripting
13 33 (3.86%) OOP
14 32 (3.74%) OOD
14 32 (3.74%) Test Automation
15 29 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (3.15%) Regression Testing
17 25 (2.92%) Web Development
18 22 (2.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 394 (46.03%) C++
2 326 (38.08%) C
3 308 (35.98%) C#
4 303 (35.40%) Java
5 246 (28.74%) Python
6 175 (20.44%) JavaScript
7 139 (16.24%) SQL
8 62 (7.24%) PHP
9 56 (6.54%) Embedded C
10 55 (6.43%) Perl
11 29 (3.39%) Ruby
12 28 (3.27%) Objective-C
13 24 (2.80%) VB.NET
14 22 (2.57%) VB
15 19 (2.22%) Bash Shell
16 18 (2.10%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.87%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.87%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.87%) VB6
18 15 (1.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 379 (44.28%) Degree
2 44 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.92%) PhD
4 18 (2.10%) ISEB
5 16 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.70%) HNC
8 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) HND
10 2 (0.23%) CCNP
10 2 (0.23%) CCNA
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.12%) GIAC
11 1 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.88%) QA
2 24 (2.80%) ISO 9000
3 7 (0.82%) IEC 61508
3 7 (0.82%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
4 4 (0.47%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) JTAG
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (4.09%) Firmware
2 19 (2.22%) KVM
3 11 (1.29%) OpenSIPS
3 11 (1.29%) QEMU
3 11 (1.29%) Xen
4 9 (1.05%) XenServer
5 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.35%) HDFS
7 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Puppet
1 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.61%) Oracle
3 10 (1.17%) Citrix
4 9 (1.05%) Google
4 9 (1.05%) Perforce
4 9 (1.05%) Intel
5 6 (0.70%) SAP
5 6 (0.70%) Sony
5 6 (0.70%) TOWER Software
5 6 (0.70%) VMware
5 6 (0.70%) Rackspace
6 5 (0.58%) Red Gate
6 5 (0.58%) Telerik
6 5 (0.58%) Epiphany
6 5 (0.58%) QNX
6 5 (0.58%) MKS
6 5 (0.58%) HP
7 4 (0.47%) Facebook
8 3 (0.35%) Lumesse
9 2 (0.23%) Cisco
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