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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 24 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 594 694 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 7.95% 8.60% 9.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 10.71% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 522 568 638
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6120 6482 6069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.88% 80.36% 78.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5081 5281 5098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 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 -4 268 £42,500 - 76
Hertfordshire +4 153 £40,000 - 17
Essex +29 71 £40,000 - 10
Bedfordshire -8 65 £42,500 +9.67% 14
Suffolk -14 24 £34,950 -0.14% 5
Norfolk 0 15 £40,500 +3.84% 5
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 567 (46.71%) Degree
2 537 (44.23%) C#
3 455 (37.48%) .NET
4 445 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
5 415 (34.18%) Computer Science
6 408 (33.61%) C++
7 402 (33.11%) SQL
8 390 (32.13%) JavaScript
9 383 (31.55%) Java
10 327 (26.94%) HTML
11 311 (25.62%) C
12 297 (24.46%) ASP.NET
13 270 (22.24%) MVC
14 253 (20.84%) Linux
15 241 (19.85%) Windows
16 236 (19.44%) SQL Server
17 231 (19.03%) jQuery
18 226 (18.62%) CSS
19 203 (16.72%) OO
20 202 (16.64%) Scrum
21 196 (16.14%) Microsoft
22 187 (15.40%) Python
23 174 (14.33%) TDD
24 162 (13.34%) Mathematics
25 161 (13.26%) Web Services
26 159 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
27 153 (12.60%) XML
28 148 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
29 132 (10.87%) Oracle
30 129 (10.63%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 47 (3.87%) JBoss
2 37 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.47%) IIS
4 27 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 25 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 23 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.57%) Apache
8 16 (1.32%) Node.js
9 14 (1.15%) Confluence
10 9 (0.74%) CMS
10 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.33%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.25%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.25%) SAS
16 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.16%) EPiServer CMS
16 2 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 96 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.49%) AutoCAD
2 6 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (0.49%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (0.49%) Revit
2 6 (0.49%) MicroStation
2 6 (0.49%) Solid Edge
2 6 (0.49%) Siemens NX
2 6 (0.49%) PTC Creo
3 4 (0.33%) Mingle
3 4 (0.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.082%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.55%) SaaS
2 27 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.16%) Boomi
6 2 (0.16%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.082%) PaaS
7 1 (0.082%) GitHub
7 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.12%) Internet
2 34 (2.80%) HTTP
2 34 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 34 (2.80%) Wireless
3 21 (1.73%) Ethernet
4 13 (1.07%) VoIP
5 7 (0.58%) FTP
5 7 (0.58%) Bluetooth
5 7 (0.58%) Firewall
5 7 (0.58%) IGMP
6 5 (0.41%) SSH
6 5 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.41%) ZigBee
7 4 (0.33%) RTSP
7 4 (0.33%) DNS
7 4 (0.33%) SSL
8 3 (0.25%) SNMP
8 3 (0.25%) WAN
8 3 (0.25%) VLAN
8 3 (0.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 46 (3.79%) MySQL
4 42 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (2.72%) RDBMS
6 28 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.15%) Big Data
11 13 (1.07%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.99%) Firebird
13 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (0.82%) Informix
14 9 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.58%) DTS
15 7 (0.58%) MS Access
16 5 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.41%) DB2
16 5 (0.41%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 111 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 96 (7.91%) Visual Studio
3 84 (6.92%) Selenium
4 73 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 63 (5.19%) NUnit
6 61 (5.02%) TeamCity
7 55 (4.53%) Maven
8 54 (4.45%) Jenkins
9 52 (4.28%) JIRA
10 44 (3.62%) Subversion
11 41 (3.38%) Eclipse
12 31 (2.55%) LabVIEW
13 28 (2.31%) JUnit
14 24 (1.98%) Ant
15 18 (1.48%) Eclipse RCP
16 15 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
17 12 (0.99%) ReSharper
18 11 (0.91%) Mercurial
19 10 (0.82%) Cucumber
General
1 127 (10.46%) Finance
2 69 (5.68%) Electronics
3 51 (4.20%) Automotive
4 35 (2.88%) Banking
5 29 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.81%) Marketing
7 16 (1.32%) Retail
7 16 (1.32%) Games
8 15 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.15%) Aerospace
10 12 (0.99%) Back Office
11 8 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.25%) Publishing
13 2 (0.16%) Military
13 2 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.082%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.082%) Billing
14 1 (0.082%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.082%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.082%) French Language
Job Titles
1 658 (54.20%) Software Engineer
2 600 (49.42%) Developer
3 165 (13.59%) Java Developer
4 152 (12.52%) Software Developer
5 134 (11.04%) C# Developer
6 112 (9.23%) .NET Developer
7 107 (8.81%) Senior Developer
8 104 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 100 (8.24%) C# Software Engineer
10 97 (7.99%) Graduate
11 96 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
12 88 (7.25%) Programmer
13 78 (6.43%) .NET Software Engineer
14 65 (5.35%) C++ Software Engineer
14 65 (5.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 64 (5.27%) Web Developer
16 50 (4.12%) Java Software Engineer
16 50 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 50 (4.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 37 (3.05%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (37.48%) .NET
2 327 (26.94%) HTML
3 297 (24.46%) ASP.NET
4 231 (19.03%) jQuery
5 226 (18.62%) CSS
6 161 (13.26%) Web Services
7 159 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 153 (12.60%) XML
9 129 (10.63%) HTML5
10 114 (9.39%) AngularJS
11 97 (7.99%) CSS3
11 97 (7.99%) Spring
12 93 (7.66%) WCF
13 85 (7.00%) .NET Framework
14 82 (6.75%) Ajax
15 67 (5.52%) J2EE
15 67 (5.52%) Entity Framework
16 66 (5.44%) SOAP
17 51 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
18 50 (4.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 415 (34.18%) Computer Science
2 162 (13.34%) Mathematics
3 148 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (7.41%) Physics
5 82 (6.75%) Algorithms
6 36 (2.97%) User Experience
7 30 (2.47%) Device Driver
8 29 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 27 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 27 (2.22%) Pocket PC
10 24 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (1.73%) GIS
12 20 (1.65%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.65%) Internet of Things
13 17 (1.40%) Mechatronics
14 16 (1.32%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.15%) Visualisation
16 13 (1.07%) Robotics
17 10 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 253 (20.84%) Linux
2 241 (19.85%) Windows
3 91 (7.50%) Android
4 78 (6.43%) Apple iOS
5 54 (4.45%) UNIX
6 36 (2.97%) Embedded Linux
7 19 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.07%) AIX
8 13 (1.07%) HPUX
9 11 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.33%) CentOS
11 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.25%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (22.24%) MVC
3 203 (16.72%) OO
4 202 (16.64%) Scrum
5 174 (14.33%) TDD
6 115 (9.47%) SDLC
7 95 (7.83%) Multithreading
8 87 (7.17%) Web Development
9 81 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (6.10%) Unit Testing
10 74 (6.10%) SOA
11 68 (5.60%) Open Source
12 63 (5.19%) OOP
13 57 (4.70%) OOD
14 52 (4.28%) Mobile Development
15 49 (4.04%) Mentoring
16 46 (3.79%) Kanban
17 36 (2.97%) E-Commerce
18 32 (2.64%) Project Management
18 32 (2.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 537 (44.23%) C#
2 408 (33.61%) C++
3 402 (33.11%) SQL
4 390 (32.13%) JavaScript
5 383 (31.55%) Java
6 311 (25.62%) C
7 187 (15.40%) Python
8 82 (6.75%) Objective-C
9 69 (5.68%) PHP
10 68 (5.60%) Embedded C
11 63 (5.19%) Perl
12 56 (4.61%) T-SQL
13 53 (4.37%) Embedded C++
14 38 (3.13%) PL/SQL
14 38 (3.13%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.39%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.39%) PowerShell
16 26 (2.14%) VB
17 25 (2.06%) MATLAB
18 24 (1.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 567 (46.71%) Degree
2 42 (3.46%) PhD
3 37 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 29 (2.39%) MCP
6 18 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.41%) HND
8 5 (0.41%) ISEB
9 4 (0.33%) MCSE
9 4 (0.33%) MCSD
9 4 (0.33%) MCTS
10 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.082%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.082%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.082%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.46%) QA
2 6 (0.49%) TickIT
3 5 (0.41%) JTAG
4 4 (0.33%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.082%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.082%) DO-178B
System Software
1 35 (2.88%) Firmware
2 13 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.74%) Docker
4 7 (0.58%) KVM
5 5 (0.41%) QEMU
6 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.16%) vSphere
7 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.082%) XenServer
8 1 (0.082%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (0.33%) Puppet
3 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 196 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 132 (10.87%) Oracle
3 16 (1.32%) Xamarin
4 15 (1.24%) Google
5 12 (0.99%) Perforce
6 11 (0.91%) Rackspace
7 10 (0.82%) Intel
8 8 (0.66%) TOWER Software
8 8 (0.66%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.58%) QNX
9 7 (0.58%) Micro Focus
10 6 (0.49%) Autodesk
10 6 (0.49%) WorldPay
11 5 (0.41%) HP
11 5 (0.41%) SAP
12 4 (0.33%) IBM
12 4 (0.33%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.33%) ESRI
12 4 (0.33%) VMware
12 4 (0.33%) Telerik
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