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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 643 757 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 8.44% 8.80% 9.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 11.26% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 574 669 690
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
6086 6725 6493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.87% 78.19% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 5537 5595
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +2 334 £42,500 +6.25% 100
Hertfordshire -9 153 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Essex +38 93 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Bedfordshire -18 54 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Suffolk -3 15 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Norfolk -8 8 £32,500 -16.12%
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 613 (45.24%) C#
2 586 (43.25%) Degree
3 477 (35.20%) C++
4 475 (35.06%) .NET
5 430 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
6 416 (30.70%) SQL
7 411 (30.33%) Computer Science
8 404 (29.82%) JavaScript
9 398 (29.37%) Java
10 370 (27.31%) C
11 357 (26.35%) HTML
12 299 (22.07%) Linux
13 298 (21.99%) ASP.NET
14 284 (20.96%) CSS
15 281 (20.74%) Windows
16 269 (19.85%) SQL Server
17 267 (19.70%) MVC
18 229 (16.90%) OO
19 218 (16.09%) Python
20 208 (15.35%) Microsoft
21 187 (13.80%) XML
21 187 (13.80%) jQuery
22 174 (12.84%) Scrum
23 161 (11.88%) TDD
24 151 (11.14%) Oracle
24 151 (11.14%) Finance
25 146 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
26 143 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
27 140 (10.33%) HTML5
28 130 (9.59%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 38 (2.80%) Tomcat
1 38 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.58%) JBoss
3 27 (1.99%) Apache
4 24 (1.77%) CMS
4 24 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.48%) Confluence
5 20 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 17 (1.25%) IIS
7 13 (0.96%) Node.js
8 11 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.59%) EPiServer CMS
11 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.37%) Mule
12 5 (0.37%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.37%) Kentico
13 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 130 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 15 (1.11%) MS Office
4 8 (0.59%) Mingle
5 5 (0.37%) Simulink
6 3 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.074%) Blender
7 1 (0.074%) Maya
7 1 (0.074%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.074%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.18%) SaaS
4 9 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.37%) Boomi
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.074%) GitHub
6 1 (0.074%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.58%) Wireless
2 53 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 52 (3.84%) Internet
4 34 (2.51%) Ethernet
5 33 (2.44%) HTTP
6 25 (1.85%) ZigBee
7 20 (1.48%) Bluetooth
8 11 (0.81%) VoIP
8 11 (0.81%) Firewall
9 9 (0.66%) SSH
9 9 (0.66%) DNS
10 8 (0.59%) FTP
11 7 (0.52%) ICMP
12 6 (0.44%) 3G
12 6 (0.44%) SSL
13 4 (0.30%) RTP
13 4 (0.30%) IGMP
13 4 (0.30%) 3GPP
13 4 (0.30%) GSM
13 4 (0.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.65%) MySQL
3 53 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (2.51%) NoSQL
6 27 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (1.62%) RDBMS
8 16 (1.18%) DB2
8 16 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.18%) Big Data
9 15 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (0.74%) Firebird
11 9 (0.66%) RavenDB
11 9 (0.66%) Neo4j
12 8 (0.59%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.52%) Informix
13 7 (0.52%) MS Access
14 6 (0.44%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 103 (7.60%) Visual Studio
2 95 (7.01%) Git (software)
3 60 (4.43%) Selenium
4 58 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (3.76%) TeamCity
6 50 (3.69%) JIRA
7 44 (3.25%) NUnit
8 40 (2.95%) JUnit
9 35 (2.58%) Eclipse
10 34 (2.51%) Maven
11 33 (2.44%) Subversion
12 27 (1.99%) Jenkins
13 26 (1.92%) Ant
14 20 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
15 14 (1.03%) Cucumber
16 13 (0.96%) GCC
17 12 (0.89%) MSTest
18 11 (0.81%) SpecFlow
19 9 (0.66%) LabVIEW
20 8 (0.59%) LLVM
General
1 151 (11.14%) Finance
2 115 (8.49%) Electronics
3 61 (4.50%) Marketing
4 52 (3.84%) Banking
5 47 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.39%) Automotive
7 35 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.92%) Retail
9 20 (1.48%) Aerospace
10 13 (0.96%) Advertising
11 11 (0.81%) Games
11 11 (0.81%) Back Office
12 6 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.22%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) Publishing
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) German Language
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 724 (53.43%) Software Engineer
2 643 (47.45%) Developer
3 212 (15.65%) Software Developer
4 145 (10.70%) Java Developer
5 144 (10.63%) C# Developer
6 132 (9.74%) Programmer
7 117 (8.63%) .NET Developer
8 113 (8.34%) Graduate
9 111 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 110 (8.12%) C# Software Engineer
11 107 (7.90%) Senior Developer
12 91 (6.72%) Senior Software Engineer
13 83 (6.13%) .NET Software Engineer
14 79 (5.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 66 (4.87%) Test Engineer
16 64 (4.72%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 59 (4.35%) C++ Developer
18 58 (4.28%) Web Developer
19 54 (3.99%) Java Software Engineer
19 54 (3.99%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (35.06%) .NET
2 357 (26.35%) HTML
3 298 (21.99%) ASP.NET
4 284 (20.96%) CSS
5 187 (13.80%) XML
5 187 (13.80%) jQuery
6 146 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 140 (10.33%) HTML5
8 122 (9.00%) WCF
9 114 (8.41%) Web Services
10 104 (7.68%) J2EE
11 78 (5.76%) CSS3
12 75 (5.54%) .NET Framework
13 74 (5.46%) WPF
14 67 (4.94%) Ajax
14 67 (4.94%) AngularJS
15 66 (4.87%) Spring
16 59 (4.35%) SOAP
17 47 (3.47%) JSP
18 43 (3.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 411 (30.33%) Computer Science
2 143 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (8.63%) Mathematics
4 103 (7.60%) Algorithms
5 86 (6.35%) User Experience
6 57 (4.21%) Open Source
7 49 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
8 45 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 45 (3.32%) Device Driver
9 44 (3.25%) Physics
10 36 (2.66%) Visualisation
11 28 (2.07%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.99%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.99%) Robotics
12 27 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.92%) Cryptography
14 21 (1.55%) Mechatronics
15 20 (1.48%) Internet of Things
16 17 (1.25%) Pocket PC
17 16 (1.18%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 299 (22.07%) Linux
2 281 (20.74%) Windows
3 105 (7.75%) UNIX
4 96 (7.08%) Android
5 71 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 35 (2.58%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (0.89%) HPUX
8 9 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.66%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.59%) AIX
10 7 (0.52%) Solaris
11 5 (0.37%) CentOS
11 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.30%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.15%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.074%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (19.70%) MVC
3 229 (16.90%) OO
4 174 (12.84%) Scrum
5 161 (11.88%) TDD
6 86 (6.35%) Multithreading
7 79 (5.83%) OOD
8 75 (5.54%) OOP
9 72 (5.31%) Web Development
10 69 (5.09%) SOA
11 65 (4.80%) E-Commerce
12 62 (4.58%) Unit Testing
13 55 (4.06%) Mentoring
14 53 (3.91%) Mobile Development
15 38 (2.80%) Analytics
16 37 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (2.73%) Coaching
17 36 (2.66%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (2.66%) Test Automation
18 35 (2.58%) UML
Programming Languages
1 613 (45.24%) C#
2 477 (35.20%) C++
3 416 (30.70%) SQL
4 404 (29.82%) JavaScript
5 398 (29.37%) Java
6 370 (27.31%) C
7 218 (16.09%) Python
8 82 (6.05%) Perl
9 79 (5.83%) Embedded C
10 62 (4.58%) Objective-C
11 55 (4.06%) PHP
12 52 (3.84%) Embedded C++
13 41 (3.03%) MATLAB
14 40 (2.95%) T-SQL
15 29 (2.14%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.14%) Shell Script
16 28 (2.07%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.99%) Ruby
17 27 (1.99%) Assembly Language
17 27 (1.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 586 (43.25%) Degree
2 41 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.85%) PhD
6 18 (1.33%) MCP
7 6 (0.44%) MCSE
7 6 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.37%) MCTS
8 5 (0.37%) MCSD
8 5 (0.37%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.22%) ISEB
10 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.074%) MCITP
11 1 (0.074%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.074%) MBA
11 1 (0.074%) HND
11 1 (0.074%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.05%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
3 4 (0.30%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.074%) JTAG
System Software
1 54 (3.99%) Firmware
2 15 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.81%) KVM
4 8 (0.59%) QEMU
5 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.22%) Docker
7 2 (0.15%) XenServer
7 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.074%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (0.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 208 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 151 (11.14%) Oracle
3 16 (1.18%) Google
4 15 (1.11%) Sitecore
4 15 (1.11%) Perforce
5 13 (0.96%) ATG
5 13 (0.96%) hybris
5 13 (0.96%) Demandware
5 13 (0.96%) Rackspace
5 13 (0.96%) DataCash
5 13 (0.96%) Ogone
6 11 (0.81%) EPiServer
7 9 (0.66%) Intel
8 8 (0.59%) IBM
9 7 (0.52%) TOWER Software
9 7 (0.52%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.44%) Micro Focus
10 6 (0.44%) Splunk
10 6 (0.44%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.44%) MuleSoft
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