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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 800 710 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.31% 10.44% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.77% 13.02% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 636 594 596
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
6265 5454 6847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.73% 80.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5004 4343 5904
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 £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 465 £45,000 +8.43% 62
Hertfordshire +11 180 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Essex -15 55 £40,000 - 7
Bedfordshire -25 49 £65,000 +52.94% 4
Norfolk -15 29 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Suffolk -10 25 £35,000 -2.77% 4
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 672 (44.12%) Degree
2 649 (42.61%) C#
3 548 (35.98%) C++
4 531 (34.87%) Java
5 517 (33.95%) Computer Science
6 475 (31.19%) .NET
7 468 (30.73%) C
8 455 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
9 412 (27.05%) Linux
10 377 (24.75%) JavaScript
11 366 (24.03%) SQL
12 353 (23.18%) HTML
13 327 (21.47%) Python
14 261 (17.14%) OO
15 257 (16.87%) CSS
16 239 (15.69%) SQL Server
17 238 (15.63%) Windows
18 234 (15.36%) ASP.NET
19 212 (13.92%) Finance
20 203 (13.33%) UNIX
21 197 (12.93%) MVC
22 191 (12.54%) Microsoft
23 176 (11.56%) TDD
24 167 (10.97%) Algorithms
25 165 (10.83%) jQuery
25 165 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
26 160 (10.51%) Oracle
26 160 (10.51%) Scrum
27 154 (10.11%) Multithreading
28 152 (9.98%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 64 (4.20%) Tomcat
2 42 (2.76%) Apache
3 37 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.10%) JBoss
5 22 (1.44%) OpenStack
6 20 (1.31%) GlassFish
7 14 (0.92%) CMS
8 13 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.79%) Node.js
10 11 (0.72%) IIS
11 9 (0.59%) MQSeries
11 9 (0.59%) CloudStack
12 8 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.46%) Mule
13 7 (0.46%) Confluence
14 6 (0.39%) Drupal
14 6 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
15 5 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.33%) WildFly
15 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 113 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.12%) MS Office
4 11 (0.72%) Mingle
5 9 (0.59%) Blender
5 9 (0.59%) Maya
5 9 (0.59%) 3ds Max
6 7 (0.46%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.46%) Simulink
7 5 (0.33%) TargetLink
8 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.066%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.13%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.066%) Magento
3 1 (0.066%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.066%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.59%) SaaS
2 9 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.066%) GitHub
5 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 86 (5.65%) Internet
2 62 (4.07%) Wireless
3 58 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 35 (2.30%) Ethernet
5 29 (1.90%) ZigBee
6 28 (1.84%) HTTP
7 21 (1.38%) SMS
8 16 (1.05%) Firewall
9 14 (0.92%) Asterisk PBX
9 14 (0.92%) iSCSI
9 14 (0.92%) SNMP
9 14 (0.92%) 3G
10 13 (0.85%) Intranet
10 13 (0.85%) 2G
11 12 (0.79%) LTE
11 12 (0.79%) 4G
11 12 (0.79%) Bluetooth
12 11 (0.72%) GSM
12 11 (0.72%) SAN
13 10 (0.66%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 117 (7.68%) MySQL
3 84 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 69 (4.53%) NoSQL
5 62 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (2.95%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 37 (2.43%) Big Data
9 25 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 20 (1.31%) DB2
11 18 (1.18%) BigTable
12 16 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.72%) Neo4j
14 11 (0.72%) RavenDB
15 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 123 (8.08%) Visual Studio
2 79 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 60 (3.94%) NUnit
4 57 (3.74%) Subversion
5 51 (3.35%) Selenium
6 50 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 47 (3.09%) JUnit
8 44 (2.89%) TeamCity
9 36 (2.36%) Maven
10 34 (2.23%) MSTest
11 32 (2.10%) Eclipse
12 30 (1.97%) Jenkins
13 20 (1.31%) JIRA
14 17 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
14 17 (1.12%) JBehave
14 17 (1.12%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.92%) Ant
16 13 (0.85%) Bugzilla
17 12 (0.79%) MSBuild
17 12 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 212 (13.92%) Finance
2 85 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 78 (5.12%) Electronics
4 71 (4.66%) Marketing
5 68 (4.46%) Banking
6 54 (3.55%) Automotive
7 37 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 32 (2.10%) Games
9 27 (1.77%) Retail
10 20 (1.31%) Advertising
11 15 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.92%) Aerospace
12 14 (0.92%) Military
13 13 (0.85%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.46%) Avionics
15 5 (0.33%) Billing
16 4 (0.26%) Japanese Language
17 3 (0.20%) Local Government
17 3 (0.20%) French Language
17 3 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 778 (51.08%) Software Engineer
2 609 (39.99%) Developer
3 235 (15.43%) Software Developer
4 149 (9.78%) Java Developer
5 129 (8.47%) Graduate
6 119 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
7 115 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 91 (5.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 82 (5.38%) .NET Developer
10 79 (5.19%) Test Engineer
10 79 (5.19%) Programmer
11 78 (5.12%) C# Developer
12 76 (4.99%) Junior
13 59 (3.87%) C++ Software Engineer
13 59 (3.87%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 59 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
14 57 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
15 56 (3.68%) Senior Software Developer
16 53 (3.48%) Graduate Developer
17 49 (3.22%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (31.19%) .NET
2 353 (23.18%) HTML
3 257 (16.87%) CSS
4 234 (15.36%) ASP.NET
5 165 (10.83%) jQuery
6 147 (9.65%) XML
7 138 (9.06%) WCF
8 123 (8.08%) HTML5
9 104 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 101 (6.63%) J2EE
11 86 (5.65%) Web Services
12 73 (4.79%) .NET Framework
13 65 (4.27%) Ajax
14 60 (3.94%) WPF
15 56 (3.68%) CSS3
16 47 (3.09%) JSP
17 44 (2.89%) Spring
18 39 (2.56%) Hibernate
19 36 (2.36%) RESTful
20 35 (2.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 517 (33.95%) Computer Science
2 167 (10.97%) Algorithms
3 165 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 152 (9.98%) Mathematics
5 88 (5.78%) User Experience
6 75 (4.92%) Open Source
7 74 (4.86%) Embedded Systems
8 73 (4.79%) Mobile App
9 62 (4.07%) Device Driver
10 52 (3.41%) Management Information System
11 48 (3.15%) Physics
12 47 (3.09%) Cryptography
13 42 (2.76%) Visualisation
13 42 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.51%) Artificial Intelligence
15 22 (1.44%) Data Structures
16 21 (1.38%) Statistics
17 20 (1.31%) PKI
18 17 (1.12%) Internet of Things
19 16 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 412 (27.05%) Linux
2 238 (15.63%) Windows
3 203 (13.33%) UNIX
4 140 (9.19%) Android
5 86 (5.65%) Apple iOS
6 38 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
7 29 (1.90%) HPUX
8 23 (1.51%) AIX
9 20 (1.31%) Windows Phone
10 19 (1.25%) Solaris
11 10 (0.66%) Debian
12 8 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.53%) Windows CE
12 8 (0.53%) VxWorks
13 6 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.33%) CentOS
15 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (17.14%) OO
3 197 (12.93%) MVC
4 176 (11.56%) TDD
5 160 (10.51%) Scrum
6 154 (10.11%) Multithreading
7 84 (5.52%) OOD
8 77 (5.06%) Web Development
9 69 (4.53%) Unit Testing
10 67 (4.40%) Mentoring
11 62 (4.07%) E-Commerce
11 62 (4.07%) OOP
12 52 (3.41%) Project Management
13 50 (3.28%) Product Management
14 49 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (3.22%) UML
15 47 (3.09%) Information Security
15 47 (3.09%) Software Architecture
16 44 (2.89%) BDD
17 39 (2.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 649 (42.61%) C#
2 548 (35.98%) C++
3 531 (34.87%) Java
4 468 (30.73%) C
5 377 (24.75%) JavaScript
6 366 (24.03%) SQL
7 327 (21.47%) Python
8 95 (6.24%) Perl
8 95 (6.24%) Embedded C
9 68 (4.46%) PHP
10 50 (3.28%) Objective-C
11 39 (2.56%) Embedded C++
12 37 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.36%) MATLAB
13 36 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 36 (2.36%) VB.NET
14 30 (1.97%) VB
15 29 (1.90%) PowerShell
16 26 (1.71%) Scala
16 26 (1.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 672 (44.12%) Degree
2 46 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.17%) PhD
4 19 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.92%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.46%) ISEB
7 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.39%) MCSE
8 5 (0.33%) MCSD
8 5 (0.33%) MCTS
9 4 (0.26%) HND
9 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.13%) HNC
10 2 (0.13%) CCNP
10 2 (0.13%) CCNA
10 2 (0.13%) CISSP
10 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.066%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.50%) QA
2 16 (1.05%) ISO 9000
3 9 (0.59%) IEC 61508
3 9 (0.59%) DO-178B
4 8 (0.53%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.20%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.20%) JTAG
6 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (4.33%) Firmware
2 12 (0.79%) XenServer
2 12 (0.79%) KVM
3 11 (0.72%) OpenSIPS
3 11 (0.72%) Xen
3 11 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.66%) QEMU
5 6 (0.39%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.066%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.20%) Puppet
2 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.066%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.066%) Nagios
Vendors
1 191 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 160 (10.51%) Oracle
3 28 (1.84%) Google
4 23 (1.51%) Sun
5 16 (1.05%) Intel
6 13 (0.85%) VMware
7 12 (0.79%) Demandware
7 12 (0.79%) DataCash
7 12 (0.79%) Ogone
8 11 (0.72%) hybris
8 11 (0.72%) ATG
8 11 (0.72%) Citrix
8 11 (0.72%) SAP
9 10 (0.66%) Sybase
9 10 (0.66%) HP
9 10 (0.66%) Perforce
9 10 (0.66%) Rackspace
10 9 (0.59%) Telerik
11 8 (0.53%) QNX
12 7 (0.46%) TOWER Software
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Circa £30,000 plus benefits and superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Salary: £21k - 23k per year
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Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
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Salary: £45k - 60k per year
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Salary: £25k - 40k per year
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
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