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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 42 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 402 479 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.39% 5.56% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 5.82% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 357 419 478
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £50,000 £52,500
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
7172 8230 8295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 95.48% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5880 6832 7215
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 0 257 £42,500 +6.25% 56
Hertfordshire +8 83 £44,250 +9.93% 17
Essex +7 29 £42,500 - 8
Bedfordshire -11 16 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Suffolk +16 11 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Norfolk 0 6 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 723 (82.63%) Software Engineering
2 408 (46.63%) C++
3 404 (46.17%) Degree
4 364 (41.60%) C#
5 318 (36.34%) C
6 301 (34.40%) Computer Science
7 266 (30.40%) .NET
8 252 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
9 243 (27.77%) JavaScript
10 240 (27.43%) Linux
11 233 (26.63%) Python
12 225 (25.71%) Java
13 219 (25.03%) SQL
14 215 (24.57%) Windows
15 198 (22.63%) HTML
16 147 (16.80%) ASP.NET
17 137 (15.66%) OO
18 129 (14.74%) CSS
19 127 (14.51%) Scrum
20 125 (14.29%) SQL Server
21 121 (13.83%) MVC
22 118 (13.49%) XML
23 117 (13.37%) jQuery
24 111 (12.69%) Microsoft
25 101 (11.54%) Electronics
26 94 (10.74%) QA
27 85 (9.71%) Android
28 81 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
29 80 (9.14%) Perl
30 78 (8.91%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.71%) JBoss
2 15 (1.71%) Apache
2 15 (1.71%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 12 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.14%) CMS
6 9 (1.03%) Node.js
7 7 (0.80%) IIS
7 7 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.69%) EPiServer CMS
8 6 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.57%) Confluence
10 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.46%) Kentico
10 4 (0.46%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.57%) Simulink
4 3 (0.34%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.11%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.26%) SaaS
4 9 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.34%) Office 365
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.20%) Wireless
2 52 (5.94%) Internet
3 39 (4.46%) TCP/IP
4 34 (3.89%) Ethernet
5 28 (3.20%) ZigBee
6 23 (2.63%) HTTP
7 21 (2.40%) Bluetooth
8 8 (0.91%) SSL
9 7 (0.80%) VoIP
10 6 (0.69%) ICMP
10 6 (0.69%) Firewall
11 5 (0.57%) 802.15
11 5 (0.57%) Intranet
12 4 (0.46%) DHCP
12 4 (0.46%) RTP
12 4 (0.46%) 3G
12 4 (0.46%) IGMP
12 4 (0.46%) 2G
12 4 (0.46%) VLAN
13 3 (0.34%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.40%) NoSQL
3 16 (1.83%) MySQL
3 16 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.03%) Firebird
6 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.23%) MS Access
10 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.11%) Big Data
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.11%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 58 (6.63%) Visual Studio
3 53 (6.06%) Selenium
4 48 (5.49%) JIRA
5 30 (3.43%) Jenkins
6 28 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (2.97%) TeamCity
7 26 (2.97%) NUnit
8 24 (2.74%) Subversion
9 23 (2.63%) Ant
10 20 (2.29%) Eclipse
11 18 (2.06%) JUnit
12 17 (1.94%) Bugzilla
13 16 (1.83%) Maven
14 15 (1.71%) GCC
15 9 (1.03%) SpecFlow
15 9 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (0.91%) LLVM
17 7 (0.80%) CruiseControl
17 7 (0.80%) LabVIEW
General
1 101 (11.54%) Electronics
2 59 (6.74%) Finance
3 50 (5.71%) Marketing
4 40 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.77%) Automotive
6 21 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.94%) Banking
8 13 (1.49%) Retail
8 13 (1.49%) Advertising
9 12 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.91%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.57%) Military
12 3 (0.34%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (30.40%) .NET
2 198 (22.63%) HTML
3 147 (16.80%) ASP.NET
4 129 (14.74%) CSS
5 118 (13.49%) XML
6 117 (13.37%) jQuery
7 78 (8.91%) HTML5
8 66 (7.54%) Web Services
9 59 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (6.06%) WCF
11 48 (5.49%) CSS3
12 39 (4.46%) SOAP
13 36 (4.11%) WinForms
14 35 (4.00%) Ajax
14 35 (4.00%) J2EE
14 35 (4.00%) WPF
15 28 (3.20%) AngularJS
16 25 (2.86%) .NET Framework
16 25 (2.86%) MFC
16 25 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 301 (34.40%) Computer Science
2 81 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (8.34%) Algorithms
4 70 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 53 (6.06%) User Experience
6 48 (5.49%) Open Source
7 38 (4.34%) Device Driver
8 37 (4.23%) Internet of Things
9 33 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (2.63%) Physics
11 21 (2.40%) Mobile App
12 20 (2.29%) Mechatronics
13 17 (1.94%) Robotics
14 16 (1.83%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.71%) Pocket PC
15 15 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.71%) Visualisation
16 14 (1.60%) Management Information System
17 11 (1.26%) Cryptography
18 10 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 240 (27.43%) Linux
2 215 (24.57%) Windows
3 85 (9.71%) Android
4 73 (8.34%) UNIX
5 56 (6.40%) Apple iOS
6 34 (3.89%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.80%) AIX
7 7 (0.80%) HPUX
8 5 (0.57%) Solaris
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.23%) VMS
10 2 (0.23%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.23%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (82.63%) Software Engineering
2 252 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (15.66%) OO
4 127 (14.51%) Scrum
5 121 (13.83%) MVC
6 73 (8.34%) OOD
7 72 (8.23%) Multithreading
8 65 (7.43%) TDD
9 63 (7.20%) Test Automation
10 46 (5.26%) Web Development
11 39 (4.46%) Mobile Development
12 35 (4.00%) Automated Testing
12 35 (4.00%) SOA
12 35 (4.00%) UML
13 33 (3.77%) Unit Testing
14 31 (3.54%) OOP
14 31 (3.54%) Analytics
15 28 (3.20%) Software Testing
16 26 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (2.74%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 408 (46.63%) C++
2 364 (41.60%) C#
3 318 (36.34%) C
4 243 (27.77%) JavaScript
5 233 (26.63%) Python
6 225 (25.71%) Java
7 219 (25.03%) SQL
8 80 (9.14%) Perl
9 66 (7.54%) Embedded C
10 53 (6.06%) Objective-C
11 40 (4.57%) Embedded C++
12 37 (4.23%) PHP
13 35 (4.00%) MATLAB
14 30 (3.43%) Bash Shell
15 29 (3.31%) Ruby
16 26 (2.97%) Shell Script
17 25 (2.86%) VB.NET
18 19 (2.17%) T-SQL
18 19 (2.17%) VB
18 19 (2.17%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 404 (46.17%) Degree
2 25 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.06%) PhD
5 15 (1.71%) MCP
5 15 (1.71%) ISEB
6 14 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.60%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.23%) HND
8 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CCNA
9 1 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (10.74%) QA
2 7 (0.80%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.46%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.34%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (4.91%) Firmware
2 11 (1.26%) KVM
3 9 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.91%) QEMU
5 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.34%) Docker
7 2 (0.23%) XenServer
7 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.11%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.46%) Puppet
3 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 111 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.94%) Oracle
3 20 (2.29%) Perforce
4 19 (2.17%) Google
5 12 (1.37%) Intel
6 10 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.03%) Rackspace
8 6 (0.69%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.57%) Coverity
9 5 (0.57%) VMware
10 4 (0.46%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.46%) Sony
10 4 (0.46%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.46%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.46%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.34%) SAP
11 3 (0.34%) Nokia
12 2 (0.23%) QNX
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