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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 697 718 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 9.02% 9.94% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.52% 12.93% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 557 631 708
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
6050 5552 6720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.30% 76.83% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4886 4677 5670
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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 0 401 £42,500 +6.25% 93
Hertfordshire +4 132 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Bedfordshire +13 58 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Suffolk -4 42 £35,000 -1.40% 9
Essex -24 35 £40,000 - 7
Norfolk +15 31 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 642 (45.24%) C#
2 597 (42.07%) Degree
3 517 (36.43%) .NET
4 507 (35.73%) C++
5 480 (33.83%) Java
6 456 (32.14%) Computer Science
7 389 (27.41%) JavaScript
8 372 (26.22%) C
9 365 (25.72%) SQL
10 353 (24.88%) Linux
11 327 (23.04%) HTML
12 291 (20.51%) OO
13 267 (18.82%) Python
14 261 (18.39%) ASP.NET
15 253 (17.83%) CSS
16 251 (17.69%) SQL Server
17 243 (17.12%) Windows
18 240 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
19 222 (15.64%) Microsoft
20 190 (13.39%) UNIX
21 176 (12.40%) TDD
22 172 (12.12%) Web Services
23 169 (11.91%) Multithreading
24 163 (11.49%) MVC
25 162 (11.42%) Mathematics
25 162 (11.42%) jQuery
26 160 (11.28%) Oracle
27 155 (10.92%) Finance
28 148 (10.43%) XML
28 148 (10.43%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 54 (3.81%) Tomcat
2 53 (3.74%) Apache
3 32 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.62%) OpenStack
5 17 (1.20%) GlassFish
6 15 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.85%) Node.js
9 11 (0.78%) IIS
9 11 (0.78%) CloudStack
10 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.56%) ColdFusion
11 7 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.49%) CMS
12 6 (0.42%) WordPress
13 5 (0.35%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
16 1 (0.070%) Drupal
16 1 (0.070%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 78 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.13%) MS Office
3 15 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.56%) Mingle
5 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.35%) Blender
6 5 (0.35%) Maya
6 5 (0.35%) 3ds Max
6 5 (0.35%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.28%) MS Project
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.14%) Simulink
9 2 (0.14%) TargetLink
9 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.70%) Magento
2 3 (0.21%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.070%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.62%) SaaS
2 14 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.28%) GitHub
5 4 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.14%) Responsys
7 1 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.070%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 79 (5.57%) Internet
2 66 (4.65%) HTTP
3 41 (2.89%) Wireless
4 33 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.62%) Ethernet
6 16 (1.13%) Intranet
7 13 (0.92%) GSM
8 12 (0.85%) SNMP
8 12 (0.85%) LTE
8 12 (0.85%) Asterisk PBX
9 11 (0.78%) SMS
10 10 (0.70%) RTP
11 9 (0.63%) Firewall
11 9 (0.63%) 4G
12 8 (0.56%) 2G
12 8 (0.56%) SSH
12 8 (0.56%) 3G
12 8 (0.56%) DNS
12 8 (0.56%) VoIP
13 7 (0.49%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 135 (9.51%) Relational Database
3 110 (7.75%) MySQL
4 63 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (3.38%) Big Data
6 44 (3.10%) NoSQL
7 43 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 33 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 29 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.55%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (1.20%) DB2
15 14 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (0.99%) BigTable
16 10 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 134 (9.44%) Visual Studio
2 103 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 97 (6.84%) Subversion
4 50 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (3.38%) NUnit
6 36 (2.54%) MSTest
7 35 (2.47%) Selenium
7 35 (2.47%) Maven
8 30 (2.11%) JUnit
9 26 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 24 (1.69%) Jenkins
11 18 (1.27%) Bugzilla
12 16 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
14 11 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
14 11 (0.78%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (0.63%) LabVIEW
17 8 (0.56%) GCC
17 8 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 155 (10.92%) Finance
2 71 (5.00%) Electronics
3 61 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.82%) Automotive
5 34 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.11%) Banking
7 25 (1.76%) Games
7 25 (1.76%) Marketing
8 24 (1.69%) Multimedia
9 18 (1.27%) Retail
10 14 (0.99%) Military
11 8 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.35%) Avionics
14 4 (0.28%) French Language
14 4 (0.28%) German Language
14 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.28%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.14%) Publishing
15 2 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 685 (48.27%) Software Engineer
2 601 (42.35%) Developer
3 177 (12.47%) Software Developer
4 141 (9.94%) Senior Developer
5 137 (9.65%) Java Developer
6 130 (9.16%) Senior Software Engineer
7 96 (6.77%) .NET Developer
8 87 (6.13%) Graduate
9 81 (5.71%) C# Developer
10 72 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
11 70 (4.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 57 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
13 52 (3.66%) Junior
13 52 (3.66%) Programmer
14 51 (3.59%) C++ Software Engineer
15 41 (2.89%) .NET Software Engineer
16 39 (2.75%) C# Software Engineer
16 39 (2.75%) Architect
16 39 (2.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 38 (2.68%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (36.43%) .NET
2 327 (23.04%) HTML
3 261 (18.39%) ASP.NET
4 253 (17.83%) CSS
5 172 (12.12%) Web Services
6 162 (11.42%) jQuery
7 148 (10.43%) XML
8 122 (8.60%) WCF
9 103 (7.26%) Ajax
9 103 (7.26%) HTML5
10 98 (6.91%) WPF
11 84 (5.92%) .NET Framework
11 84 (5.92%) J2EE
12 78 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (4.86%) WinForms
14 54 (3.81%) Silverlight
15 53 (3.74%) Middleware
16 52 (3.66%) CSS3
17 51 (3.59%) JSP
18 50 (3.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 456 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 162 (11.42%) Mathematics
3 79 (5.57%) Mobile App
4 74 (5.21%) Physics
5 58 (4.09%) Embedded Systems
6 55 (3.88%) Firmware
7 49 (3.45%) Device Driver
8 46 (3.24%) Management Information System
9 43 (3.03%) Open Source
10 32 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (1.97%) Cryptography
12 23 (1.62%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.55%) PKI
14 21 (1.48%) Visualisation
15 19 (1.34%) Artificial Intelligence
16 17 (1.20%) Streaming Video
17 15 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
17 15 (1.06%) IPTV
17 15 (1.06%) Smartphone
17 15 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 353 (24.88%) Linux
2 243 (17.12%) Windows
3 190 (13.39%) UNIX
4 95 (6.69%) Android
5 75 (5.29%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.62%) Embedded Linux
6 23 (1.62%) AIX
7 17 (1.20%) HPUX
8 16 (1.13%) Solaris
9 12 (0.85%) Windows CE
10 8 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.49%) CentOS
11 7 (0.49%) VxWorks
12 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.28%) Debian
13 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (20.51%) OO
2 240 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (12.40%) TDD
4 169 (11.91%) Multithreading
5 163 (11.49%) MVC
6 148 (10.43%) Scrum
7 91 (6.41%) Project Management
8 88 (6.20%) Unit Testing
9 81 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 75 (5.29%) OOP
10 75 (5.29%) Web Development
11 64 (4.51%) OOD
12 58 (4.09%) Configuration Management
13 51 (3.59%) UML
14 49 (3.45%) Product Management
15 48 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (3.31%) SOA
17 37 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 36 (2.54%) BDD
19 33 (2.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 642 (45.24%) C#
2 507 (35.73%) C++
3 480 (33.83%) Java
4 389 (27.41%) JavaScript
5 372 (26.22%) C
6 365 (25.72%) SQL
7 267 (18.82%) Python
8 105 (7.40%) PHP
9 81 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 72 (5.07%) Embedded C
11 71 (5.00%) Perl
12 64 (4.51%) VB.NET
13 42 (2.96%) Objective-C
14 41 (2.89%) VB
15 33 (2.33%) Shell Script
16 31 (2.18%) Ruby
17 30 (2.11%) MATLAB
18 29 (2.04%) Embedded C++
19 24 (1.69%) PL/SQL
20 22 (1.55%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 597 (42.07%) Degree
2 54 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.54%) PhD
4 23 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.70%) MCSE
7 8 (0.56%) HND
8 7 (0.49%) MCSD
8 7 (0.49%) MCTS
9 6 (0.42%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.42%) HNC
10 4 (0.28%) ISEB
10 4 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.21%) CCNA
11 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.21%) MCITP
11 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.85%) QA
2 17 (1.20%) ISO 9000
3 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.35%) SLA
4 5 (0.35%) JTAG
4 5 (0.35%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.35%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.070%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (0.99%) KVM
2 9 (0.63%) OpenSIPS
3 6 (0.42%) QEMU
4 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) HDFS
7 1 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (0.49%) Nagios
1 7 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.070%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.070%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 222 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 160 (11.28%) Oracle
3 37 (2.61%) JBoss
4 22 (1.55%) Sun
5 20 (1.41%) Google
6 14 (0.99%) SAP
6 14 (0.99%) Zend
7 11 (0.78%) Sybase
8 10 (0.70%) HP
8 10 (0.70%) QNX
9 8 (0.56%) Apple
10 7 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.42%) Sunopsis
11 6 (0.42%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.35%) Coverity
12 5 (0.35%) Red Gate
12 5 (0.35%) MathWorks
12 5 (0.35%) Perforce
12 5 (0.35%) VMware
12 5 (0.35%) Epiphany
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + be-health,pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
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Salary: £30000 to £52000 per annum
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Capita
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £47000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
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