The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 17 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 679 730 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 9.66% 9.96% 9.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.34% 11.95% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 554 601 552
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5987 6107 5629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.16% 83.30% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4850 4874 4542
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,090 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East of England region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 +1 352 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Hertfordshire -18 116 £47,500 +9.19% 12
Essex -3 72 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bedfordshire +7 65 £45,000 -30.76% 10
Suffolk +31 57 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Norfolk +9 18 £50,750 +63.70% 1
East Anglia - 2 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 541 (39.69%) C#
2 527 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
3 505 (37.05%) Degree
4 469 (34.41%) Java
5 431 (31.62%) SQL
6 421 (30.89%) C++
7 415 (30.45%) Computer Science
8 410 (30.08%) .NET
9 405 (29.71%) JavaScript
10 368 (27.00%) HTML
11 336 (24.65%) C
12 314 (23.04%) Linux
13 270 (19.81%) CSS
14 254 (18.64%) MVC
15 242 (17.75%) jQuery
16 226 (16.58%) SQL Server
17 225 (16.51%) ASP.NET
18 223 (16.36%) Scrum
19 214 (15.70%) TDD
20 207 (15.19%) OO
20 207 (15.19%) Python
21 203 (14.89%) Windows
22 200 (14.67%) Web Services
23 164 (12.03%) XML
24 160 (11.74%) Unit Testing
25 151 (11.08%) Mathematics
26 145 (10.64%) Oracle
26 145 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
27 137 (10.05%) HTML5
28 135 (9.90%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 73 (5.36%) JBoss
2 40 (2.93%) IIS
3 39 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 36 (2.64%) Node.js
5 33 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 25 (1.83%) CMS
7 24 (1.76%) NServiceBus
8 19 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (1.32%) Apache Pig
10 14 (1.03%) Apache
10 14 (1.03%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.51%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.51%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.29%) Confluence
13 4 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
14 3 (0.22%) WordPress
15 2 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 55 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.073%) MS Office
4 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.03%) GitHub
5 13 (0.95%) SaaS
6 11 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.59%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.15%) Datadog
11 1 (0.073%) Firebase
11 1 (0.073%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.073%) PaaS
11 1 (0.073%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 49 (3.60%) Internet
3 43 (3.15%) HTTP
4 31 (2.27%) Wireless
5 18 (1.32%) Firewall
5 18 (1.32%) Wireshark
6 16 (1.17%) Bluetooth
7 15 (1.10%) DNS
7 15 (1.10%) SSL
8 13 (0.95%) SNMP
9 11 (0.81%) VPN
10 10 (0.73%) RFID
10 10 (0.73%) RS-232
10 10 (0.73%) RS-485
10 10 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.59%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.59%) LAN
11 8 (0.59%) LDAP
11 8 (0.59%) WAN
12 7 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 97 (7.12%) NoSQL
3 87 (6.38%) MySQL
4 73 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 58 (4.26%) Big Data
6 46 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 38 (2.79%) Oracle Database
9 33 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 32 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 32 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.32%) Apache Hive
13 18 (1.32%) RavenDB
14 15 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (0.95%) Redis
16 10 (0.73%) GIS
16 10 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 135 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 97 (7.12%) Visual Studio
3 89 (6.53%) JIRA
4 82 (6.02%) NUnit
5 78 (5.72%) Maven
6 75 (5.50%) TeamCity
7 70 (5.14%) JUnit
8 69 (5.06%) Selenium
9 68 (4.99%) Jenkins
10 56 (4.11%) Subversion
11 45 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 43 (3.15%) Eclipse
13 29 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
14 22 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (1.39%) Fiddler
16 17 (1.25%) LabVIEW
17 15 (1.10%) Cucumber
17 15 (1.10%) JMeter
18 13 (0.95%) Moq
18 13 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (6.16%) Finance
2 79 (5.80%) Electronics
3 44 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.01%) Automotive
5 38 (2.79%) Banking
5 38 (2.79%) Games
6 27 (1.98%) Marketing
7 21 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.51%) Retail
10 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.29%) Military
12 3 (0.22%) Advertising
13 2 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.073%) Avionics
14 1 (0.073%) French Language
14 1 (0.073%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.073%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.073%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 680 (49.89%) Software Engineer
2 642 (47.10%) Developer
3 222 (16.29%) C# Developer
4 191 (14.01%) Java Developer
5 189 (13.87%) .NET Developer
6 171 (12.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 151 (11.08%) Senior Developer
8 150 (11.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 146 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
10 141 (10.34%) Software Developer
11 133 (9.76%) C# Software Engineer
12 125 (9.17%) .NET Software Developer
13 124 (9.10%) C++ Software Engineer
14 123 (9.02%) C# Software Developer
15 110 (8.07%) .NET Software Engineer
16 95 (6.97%) Embedded Engineer
17 92 (6.75%) Java Engineer
18 91 (6.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 90 (6.60%) Graduate
20 80 (5.87%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (30.08%) .NET
2 368 (27.00%) HTML
3 270 (19.81%) CSS
4 242 (17.75%) jQuery
5 225 (16.51%) ASP.NET
6 200 (14.67%) Web Services
7 164 (12.03%) XML
8 137 (10.05%) HTML5
9 130 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 117 (8.58%) J2EE
11 116 (8.51%) AngularJS
12 112 (8.22%) Ajax
13 110 (8.07%) Spring
14 107 (7.85%) .NET Framework
14 107 (7.85%) WCF
15 105 (7.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 94 (6.90%) RESTful
17 89 (6.53%) SOAP
18 88 (6.46%) Entity Framework
18 88 (6.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 415 (30.45%) Computer Science
2 151 (11.08%) Mathematics
3 79 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.55%) Physics
5 57 (4.18%) Algorithms
6 38 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
7 36 (2.64%) User Experience
8 35 (2.57%) Device Driver
8 35 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.39%) Cryptography
11 19 (1.39%) Life Science
12 18 (1.32%) Cybercrime
13 17 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.03%) Internet of Things
15 11 (0.81%) Chemistry
15 11 (0.81%) PKI
16 10 (0.73%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 314 (23.04%) Linux
2 203 (14.89%) Windows
3 93 (6.82%) Android
4 70 (5.14%) Apple iOS
5 62 (4.55%) Unix
6 45 (3.30%) Embedded Linux
7 24 (1.76%) Windows Server
8 19 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.95%) Windows CE
11 12 (0.88%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.37%) HPUX
13 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.29%) AIX
15 3 (0.22%) Solaris
15 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.15%) ThreadX
17 1 (0.073%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (18.64%) MVC
3 223 (16.36%) Scrum
4 214 (15.70%) TDD
5 207 (15.19%) OO
6 160 (11.74%) Unit Testing
7 145 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 115 (8.44%) SDLC
9 112 (8.22%) Multithreading
10 108 (7.92%) Mentoring
11 105 (7.70%) Open Source
12 84 (6.16%) OOP
13 83 (6.09%) BDD
14 82 (6.02%) Automated Testing
15 73 (5.36%) E-Commerce
16 68 (4.99%) Software Testing
17 63 (4.62%) Web Development
18 60 (4.40%) Kanban
19 57 (4.18%) UML
20 56 (4.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 541 (39.69%) C#
2 469 (34.41%) Java
3 431 (31.62%) SQL
4 421 (30.89%) C++
5 405 (29.71%) JavaScript
6 336 (24.65%) C
7 207 (15.19%) Python
8 91 (6.68%) Embedded C
9 82 (6.02%) PHP
10 70 (5.14%) Perl
11 69 (5.06%) T-SQL
11 69 (5.06%) VB.NET
12 60 (4.40%) Embedded C++
12 60 (4.40%) PL/SQL
13 50 (3.67%) Objective-C
14 36 (2.64%) PowerShell
15 27 (1.98%) VB
16 23 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.54%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 505 (37.05%) Degree
2 66 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.71%) PhD
5 24 (1.76%) MCSE
5 24 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.32%) CCNA
6 18 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.32%) CISSP
6 18 (1.32%) GIAC
6 18 (1.32%) Linux+ Certification
6 18 (1.32%) SANS
6 18 (1.32%) SSCP
7 11 (0.81%) HND
7 11 (0.81%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.59%) ISEB
8 8 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.07%) QA
2 11 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.37%) SEPA
4 4 (0.29%) JTAG
4 4 (0.29%) WAI
5 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.22%) MISRA
6 2 (0.15%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.073%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.073%) HL7
7 1 (0.073%) SDET
7 1 (0.073%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 62 (4.55%) Firmware
2 18 (1.32%) Docker
3 11 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.37%) pfSense
5 1 (0.073%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 17 (1.25%) Puppet
2 10 (0.73%) Ansible
2 10 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.51%) Nagios
4 5 (0.37%) Cacti
4 5 (0.37%) RANCID
4 5 (0.37%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.15%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.073%) logstash
6 1 (0.073%) StatsD
6 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 145 (10.64%) Oracle
2 116 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 27 (1.98%) Google
4 21 (1.54%) QNX
5 15 (1.10%) Perforce
5 15 (1.10%) Sun
6 11 (0.81%) EMC
7 9 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.59%) Apple
8 8 (0.59%) Intel
9 7 (0.51%) WorldPay
10 6 (0.44%) Cisco
10 6 (0.44%) Telerik
11 5 (0.37%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.37%) IBM
11 5 (0.37%) Juniper
11 5 (0.37%) Siemens
11 5 (0.37%) SolarWinds
11 5 (0.37%) TOWER Software
11 5 (0.37%) Wonderware
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum £65-85k+ bonus bens etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
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Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
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Salary: £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago