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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 24 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 601 705 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 8.22% 9.14% 9.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 11.41% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 534 570 625
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
6013 6181 5700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.23% 80.14% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5054 4995 4829
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(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 -6 264 £45,000 +5.88% 97
Hertfordshire +6 163 £40,500 -4.70% 26
Essex +25 82 £40,000 - 14
Bedfordshire +11 61 £43,250 +15.33% 8
Suffolk -16 19 £40,500 +15.71% 8
Norfolk -9 11 £49,500 +41.42%
East Anglia - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 536 (44.82%) Degree
2 507 (42.39%) C#
3 457 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
4 426 (35.62%) .NET
5 391 (32.69%) Computer Science
6 389 (32.53%) C++
7 383 (32.02%) SQL
8 376 (31.44%) Java
9 372 (31.10%) JavaScript
10 308 (25.75%) C
10 308 (25.75%) HTML
11 284 (23.75%) ASP.NET
12 256 (21.40%) MVC
13 243 (20.32%) jQuery
14 238 (19.90%) Linux
15 222 (18.56%) SQL Server
16 217 (18.14%) Windows
17 207 (17.31%) CSS
18 200 (16.72%) Scrum
19 192 (16.05%) Microsoft
20 187 (15.64%) OO
21 186 (15.55%) Python
22 182 (15.22%) TDD
23 166 (13.88%) Web Services
24 163 (13.63%) Mathematics
25 150 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC
26 138 (11.54%) XML
26 138 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
27 128 (10.70%) Oracle
28 118 (9.87%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 57 (4.77%) JBoss
2 38 (3.18%) IIS
2 38 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.26%) WebLogic
4 26 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 26 (2.17%) Node.js
5 22 (1.84%) Apache
6 18 (1.51%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.59%) NServiceBus
9 7 (0.59%) CMS
10 5 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.42%) Confluence
10 5 (0.42%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.25%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.25%) Mule
13 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.50%) AutoCAD
2 6 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (0.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (0.50%) Revit
2 6 (0.50%) MicroStation
2 6 (0.50%) Solid Edge
2 6 (0.50%) Siemens NX
2 6 (0.50%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.084%) Simulink
4 1 (0.084%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.084%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 27 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.17%) SaaS
3 11 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.25%) Boomi
5 3 (0.25%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.17%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.084%) Firebase
7 1 (0.084%) PaaS
7 1 (0.084%) GitHub
7 1 (0.084%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.26%) Internet
2 42 (3.51%) HTTP
3 37 (3.09%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.34%) Wireless
5 20 (1.67%) Ethernet
6 10 (0.84%) Firewall
7 9 (0.75%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.59%) FTP
9 6 (0.50%) VoIP
10 5 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.42%) IGMP
11 4 (0.33%) RTSP
11 4 (0.33%) DNS
11 4 (0.33%) SSL
11 4 (0.33%) SSH
12 3 (0.25%) WAN
12 3 (0.25%) LTE
13 2 (0.17%) 3G
13 2 (0.17%) ISDN
14 1 (0.084%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 51 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (3.43%) MySQL
5 33 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 30 (2.51%) RDBMS
7 27 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (1.84%) Big Data
9 21 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.84%) Firebird
12 10 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.67%) DTS
13 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.59%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 90 (7.53%) Selenium
3 84 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 72 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (5.60%) TeamCity
6 60 (5.02%) NUnit
7 58 (4.85%) Jenkins
8 56 (4.68%) Maven
9 50 (4.18%) Subversion
10 45 (3.76%) JIRA
11 41 (3.43%) Eclipse
12 38 (3.18%) LabVIEW
13 32 (2.68%) JUnit
14 21 (1.76%) Ant
14 21 (1.76%) Eclipse RCP
15 19 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
16 12 (1.00%) ReSharper
17 11 (0.92%) Cucumber
17 11 (0.92%) Mercurial
18 9 (0.75%) Hudson
General
1 107 (8.95%) Finance
2 57 (4.77%) Electronics
3 49 (4.10%) Automotive
4 36 (3.01%) Banking
5 27 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.34%) Games
6 16 (1.34%) Marketing
7 14 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.00%) Retail
8 12 (1.00%) Back Office
9 11 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.33%) Military
12 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.084%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.084%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.084%) Advertising
13 1 (0.084%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 643 (53.76%) Software Engineer
2 578 (48.33%) Developer
3 164 (13.71%) Java Developer
4 134 (11.20%) Software Developer
5 115 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 113 (9.45%) C# Developer
7 112 (9.36%) Senior Developer
8 105 (8.78%) .NET Developer
9 89 (7.44%) C# Software Engineer
10 84 (7.02%) Graduate
11 80 (6.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 74 (6.19%) .NET Software Engineer
13 73 (6.10%) Programmer
14 66 (5.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 65 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
16 62 (5.18%) Web Developer
17 53 (4.43%) Java Software Engineer
18 44 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 42 (3.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
20 33 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (35.62%) .NET
2 308 (25.75%) HTML
3 284 (23.75%) ASP.NET
4 243 (20.32%) jQuery
5 207 (17.31%) CSS
6 166 (13.88%) Web Services
7 150 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 138 (11.54%) XML
9 116 (9.70%) HTML5
10 115 (9.62%) AngularJS
11 103 (8.61%) Spring
12 97 (8.11%) CSS3
13 96 (8.03%) .NET Framework
14 84 (7.02%) WCF
15 80 (6.69%) Entity Framework
16 76 (6.35%) Ajax
17 71 (5.94%) SOAP
18 62 (5.18%) J2EE
19 57 (4.77%) REST
20 56 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 391 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 163 (13.63%) Mathematics
3 138 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (7.78%) Physics
5 71 (5.94%) Algorithms
6 35 (2.93%) Device Driver
7 27 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 27 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (1.92%) GIS
10 23 (1.92%) Pocket PC
10 23 (1.92%) User Experience
11 22 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.59%) Internet of Things
13 17 (1.42%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.25%) Mechatronics
15 12 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
16 9 (0.75%) Statistics
17 8 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 238 (19.90%) Linux
2 217 (18.14%) Windows
3 87 (7.27%) Android
4 75 (6.27%) Apple iOS
5 46 (3.85%) UNIX
6 38 (3.18%) Embedded Linux
7 22 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 13 (1.09%) AIX
9 13 (1.09%) HPUX
10 6 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.25%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.25%) Solaris
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (21.40%) MVC
3 200 (16.72%) Scrum
4 187 (15.64%) OO
5 182 (15.22%) TDD
6 118 (9.87%) SDLC
7 98 (8.19%) Multithreading
8 97 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (7.36%) Web Development
10 82 (6.86%) Unit Testing
11 78 (6.52%) SOA
12 68 (5.69%) Open Source
13 58 (4.85%) OOP
14 49 (4.10%) Mobile Development
15 48 (4.01%) Mentoring
16 46 (3.85%) OOD
17 44 (3.68%) Kanban
18 37 (3.09%) Project Management
19 34 (2.84%) Test Automation
20 31 (2.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 507 (42.39%) C#
2 389 (32.53%) C++
3 383 (32.02%) SQL
4 376 (31.44%) Java
5 372 (31.10%) JavaScript
6 308 (25.75%) C
7 186 (15.55%) Python
8 75 (6.27%) Objective-C
9 68 (5.69%) T-SQL
10 67 (5.60%) Embedded C
11 63 (5.27%) Perl
11 63 (5.27%) PHP
12 54 (4.52%) Embedded C++
13 40 (3.34%) PL/SQL
14 39 (3.26%) VB.NET
15 27 (2.26%) VB
15 27 (2.26%) Ruby
16 26 (2.17%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.67%) PowerShell
18 15 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 536 (44.82%) Degree
2 52 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.01%) PhD
4 32 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 31 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (2.09%) MCP
7 9 (0.75%) ISEB
8 7 (0.59%) HND
8 7 (0.59%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.42%) MCSE
10 4 (0.33%) CISSP
10 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.33%) CCNA
10 4 (0.33%) SSCP
10 4 (0.33%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (0.33%) GIAC
10 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.084%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.084%) MCTS
11 1 (0.084%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.60%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) TickIT
3 5 (0.42%) JTAG
4 4 (0.33%) HL7
5 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.084%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.084%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.084%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (3.01%) Firmware
2 12 (1.00%) Docker
3 10 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.25%) QEMU
4 3 (0.25%) KVM
5 2 (0.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.084%) XenServer
6 1 (0.084%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (0.17%) Puppet
1 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.084%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.084%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 192 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 128 (10.70%) Oracle
3 22 (1.84%) Google
4 16 (1.34%) Xamarin
5 13 (1.09%) Intel
6 11 (0.92%) Perforce
7 9 (0.75%) QNX
7 9 (0.75%) ESRI
8 8 (0.67%) TOWER Software
8 8 (0.67%) Rackspace
9 7 (0.59%) Telerik
9 7 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.59%) WorldPay
10 6 (0.50%) Autodesk
11 5 (0.42%) Micro Focus
11 5 (0.42%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.42%) HP
12 4 (0.33%) VMware
12 4 (0.33%) SAP
13 3 (0.25%) Cisco
Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jagex
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-35k + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65k (DoE) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday