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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 730 694 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 9.60% 9.70% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 12.44% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 581 620 714
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 5578 6941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.56% 77.93% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4818 4726 5886
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 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 22 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 -1 408 £42,500 +6.25% 106
Hertfordshire +6 143 £42,500 +13.33% 26
Bedfordshire +5 60 £40,296 -23.24% 3
Suffolk +2 49 £35,000 -2.77% 8
Essex -17 42 £40,000 - 7
Norfolk +16 33 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 651 (44.99%) C#
2 614 (42.43%) Degree
3 519 (35.87%) .NET
4 517 (35.73%) C++
5 486 (33.59%) Java
5 486 (33.59%) Computer Science
6 397 (27.44%) C
7 391 (27.02%) JavaScript
8 389 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
9 369 (25.50%) Linux
10 358 (24.74%) SQL
11 336 (23.22%) HTML
12 290 (20.04%) OO
13 278 (19.21%) Python
14 258 (17.83%) CSS
15 256 (17.69%) ASP.NET
16 236 (16.31%) Windows
17 235 (16.24%) SQL Server
18 209 (14.44%) Microsoft
19 199 (13.75%) UNIX
20 182 (12.58%) TDD
21 178 (12.30%) jQuery
22 174 (12.02%) Multithreading
22 174 (12.02%) Finance
23 173 (11.96%) MVC
24 159 (10.99%) Web Services
25 156 (10.78%) Mathematics
26 150 (10.37%) Oracle
27 143 (9.88%) Visual Studio
27 143 (9.88%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 58 (4.01%) Tomcat
2 52 (3.59%) Apache
3 34 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.73%) OpenStack
5 20 (1.38%) GlassFish
6 15 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.97%) Node.js
8 13 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.76%) CloudStack
10 9 (0.62%) IIS
10 9 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.41%) CMS
12 6 (0.41%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.41%) WordPress
13 5 (0.35%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.28%) Drupal
14 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.21%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 83 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.11%) MS Office
3 15 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.76%) Mingle
5 6 (0.41%) Maya
5 6 (0.41%) 3ds Max
5 6 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.41%) Blender
6 5 (0.35%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.28%) MS Project
7 4 (0.28%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.14%) Simulink
8 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.55%) Magento
3 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.21%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.14%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.069%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.31%) SaaS
2 18 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.069%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.069%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.60%) Internet
2 60 (4.15%) HTTP
3 46 (3.18%) Wireless
4 34 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.66%) Ethernet
6 15 (1.04%) Asterisk PBX
6 15 (1.04%) GSM
6 15 (1.04%) Intranet
7 13 (0.90%) LTE
7 13 (0.90%) SNMP
8 12 (0.83%) SMS
9 11 (0.76%) 4G
9 11 (0.76%) 2G
9 11 (0.76%) Firewall
9 11 (0.76%) 3G
10 9 (0.62%) VoIP
10 9 (0.62%) RTP
11 8 (0.55%) SSH
11 8 (0.55%) GPRS
11 8 (0.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 134 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 119 (8.22%) MySQL
4 71 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 50 (3.46%) Big Data
7 45 (3.11%) RDBMS
8 39 (2.70%) MongoDB
9 27 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 25 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.24%) BigTable
14 17 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.90%) DB2
17 11 (0.76%) Neo4j
17 11 (0.76%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 143 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 108 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 94 (6.50%) Subversion
4 57 (3.94%) NUnit
5 51 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (2.97%) Selenium
7 41 (2.83%) MSTest
8 33 (2.28%) JUnit
9 28 (1.94%) Maven
10 25 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 25 (1.73%) Jenkins
11 23 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.38%) Bugzilla
13 17 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (0.97%) WebDriver
15 13 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
16 12 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
17 11 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (0.69%) GCC
18 10 (0.69%) JBehave
General
1 174 (12.02%) Finance
2 73 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 69 (4.77%) Electronics
4 42 (2.90%) Automotive
5 40 (2.76%) Banking
6 34 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.94%) Games
8 27 (1.87%) Marketing
9 23 (1.59%) Multimedia
10 18 (1.24%) Retail
11 14 (0.97%) Military
12 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.41%) Advertising
14 5 (0.35%) Avionics
15 3 (0.21%) French Language
15 3 (0.21%) German Language
15 3 (0.21%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.21%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 708 (48.93%) Software Engineer
2 619 (42.78%) Developer
3 194 (13.41%) Software Developer
4 141 (9.74%) Senior Developer
5 136 (9.40%) Senior Software Engineer
6 129 (8.91%) Java Developer
7 104 (7.19%) Graduate
8 98 (6.77%) .NET Developer
9 85 (5.87%) C# Developer
10 70 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
11 66 (4.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 63 (4.35%) Junior
13 62 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 53 (3.66%) Programmer
15 48 (3.32%) C++ Software Engineer
16 44 (3.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 44 (3.04%) Senior Software Developer
17 39 (2.70%) Junior Developer
17 39 (2.70%) Test Engineer
18 38 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (35.87%) .NET
2 336 (23.22%) HTML
3 258 (17.83%) CSS
4 256 (17.69%) ASP.NET
5 178 (12.30%) jQuery
6 159 (10.99%) Web Services
7 143 (9.88%) XML
8 130 (8.98%) WCF
9 115 (7.95%) HTML5
10 111 (7.67%) Ajax
11 91 (6.29%) WPF
12 90 (6.22%) J2EE
13 89 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 86 (5.94%) .NET Framework
15 60 (4.15%) CSS3
16 59 (4.08%) WinForms
17 53 (3.66%) JSP
18 50 (3.46%) Middleware
19 45 (3.11%) Silverlight
20 44 (3.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 486 (33.59%) Computer Science
2 156 (10.78%) Mathematics
3 114 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (5.39%) Mobile App
5 68 (4.70%) Physics
6 60 (4.15%) Embedded Systems
7 52 (3.59%) Device Driver
8 51 (3.52%) Firmware
9 49 (3.39%) Open Source
10 47 (3.25%) Management Information System
10 47 (3.25%) User Experience
11 36 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.94%) Cryptography
13 23 (1.59%) Artificial Intelligence
13 23 (1.59%) Visualisation
14 22 (1.52%) PKI
15 20 (1.38%) Client/Server
16 16 (1.11%) Smartphone
17 15 (1.04%) Statistics
17 15 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 369 (25.50%) Linux
2 236 (16.31%) Windows
3 199 (13.75%) UNIX
4 110 (7.60%) Android
5 82 (5.67%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.66%) AIX
7 23 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
8 21 (1.45%) HPUX
9 16 (1.11%) Solaris
10 11 (0.76%) Windows CE
11 8 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.48%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.48%) CentOS
12 7 (0.48%) VxWorks
13 6 (0.41%) Debian
13 6 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (20.04%) OO
3 182 (12.58%) TDD
4 174 (12.02%) Multithreading
5 173 (11.96%) MVC
6 132 (9.12%) Scrum
7 89 (6.15%) Unit Testing
8 81 (5.60%) Web Development
9 80 (5.53%) Project Management
10 73 (5.04%) E-Commerce
11 69 (4.77%) OOP
12 64 (4.42%) OOD
13 59 (4.08%) Mentoring
14 58 (4.01%) Configuration Management
15 54 (3.73%) UML
16 49 (3.39%) SOA
17 48 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (3.25%) Product Management
19 42 (2.90%) BDD
20 36 (2.49%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 651 (44.99%) C#
2 517 (35.73%) C++
3 486 (33.59%) Java
4 397 (27.44%) C
5 391 (27.02%) JavaScript
6 358 (24.74%) SQL
7 278 (19.21%) Python
8 105 (7.26%) PHP
9 77 (5.32%) Perl
10 76 (5.25%) T-SQL
11 75 (5.18%) Embedded C
12 61 (4.22%) VB.NET
13 48 (3.32%) Objective-C
14 41 (2.83%) VB
15 39 (2.70%) Shell Script
16 32 (2.21%) Ruby
17 30 (2.07%) MATLAB
18 26 (1.80%) Embedded C++
19 24 (1.66%) Bash Shell
19 24 (1.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 614 (42.43%) Degree
2 53 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.42%) PhD
4 23 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.69%) Sun Certification
6 10 (0.69%) MCSE
7 8 (0.55%) HND
8 7 (0.48%) MCSD
8 7 (0.48%) MCTS
9 6 (0.41%) HNC
10 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.28%) ISEB
10 4 (0.28%) CCNA
10 4 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.74%) QA
2 17 (1.17%) ISO 9000
3 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.41%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.35%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.28%) SLA
6 4 (0.28%) JTAG
7 1 (0.069%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.069%) WAI
7 1 (0.069%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 16 (1.11%) KVM
2 11 (0.76%) OpenSIPS
3 8 (0.55%) QEMU
4 7 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) HDFS
7 2 (0.14%) Xen
7 2 (0.14%) XenServer
8 1 (0.069%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (0.35%) Nagios
3 2 (0.14%) Puppet
3 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 209 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 150 (10.37%) Oracle
3 36 (2.49%) JBoss
4 25 (1.73%) Sun
5 19 (1.31%) Google
6 17 (1.17%) Zend
7 12 (0.83%) SAP
8 11 (0.76%) HP
9 10 (0.69%) Sybase
10 9 (0.62%) QNX
11 8 (0.55%) VMware
12 6 (0.41%) Perforce
12 6 (0.41%) Apple
12 6 (0.41%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.35%) Coverity
13 5 (0.35%) Red Gate
13 5 (0.35%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.35%) MathWorks
13 5 (0.35%) Epiphany
14 4 (0.28%) TOWER Software
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