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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 694 660 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 9.70% 9.22% 8.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.02% 11.53% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 583 561 566
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
5772 5726 6079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.64% 79.97% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4579 4658 5201
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +1 372 £42,500 - 75
Hertfordshire +2 168 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Essex +24 83 £38,500 +6.20% 15
Bedfordshire -17 55 £65,000 +51.16% 6
Norfolk -2 15 £31,750 -20.62% 4
Suffolk -12 11 £35,000 - 2
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 653 (43.85%) Degree
2 643 (43.18%) C#
3 518 (34.79%) C++
4 491 (32.98%) Computer Science
5 489 (32.84%) .NET
6 487 (32.71%) Java
7 484 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
8 442 (29.68%) C
9 414 (27.80%) SQL
10 413 (27.74%) JavaScript
11 375 (25.18%) HTML
12 374 (25.12%) Linux
13 300 (20.15%) CSS
14 276 (18.54%) Python
15 275 (18.47%) ASP.NET
15 275 (18.47%) SQL Server
16 266 (17.86%) Windows
17 258 (17.33%) OO
18 240 (16.12%) MVC
19 209 (14.04%) Microsoft
20 196 (13.16%) Finance
21 192 (12.89%) XML
22 184 (12.36%) jQuery
23 171 (11.48%) Oracle
24 169 (11.35%) Scrum
25 166 (11.15%) TDD
26 163 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
27 161 (10.81%) UNIX
28 143 (9.60%) WCF
29 141 (9.47%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 47 (3.16%) Tomcat
2 40 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.48%) JBoss
4 35 (2.35%) Apache
5 20 (1.34%) CMS
5 20 (1.34%) Confluence
6 19 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 17 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 16 (1.07%) IIS
9 14 (0.94%) Node.js
10 12 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.67%) MQSeries
11 10 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.47%) Mule
13 7 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
13 7 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.40%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.34%) Kentico
Applications
1 131 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 18 (1.21%) MS Office
4 12 (0.81%) Mingle
5 8 (0.54%) Simulink
6 4 (0.27%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.27%) Maya
6 4 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 4 (0.27%) Blender
7 3 (0.20%) TargetLink
7 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.067%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.067%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.067%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (1.01%) SaaS
3 14 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.067%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.04%) Wireless
2 67 (4.50%) Internet
3 52 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 38 (2.55%) Ethernet
5 32 (2.15%) ZigBee
6 30 (2.01%) HTTP
7 20 (1.34%) Bluetooth
8 13 (0.87%) Firewall
8 13 (0.87%) SMS
9 11 (0.74%) SAN
9 11 (0.74%) VoIP
10 10 (0.67%) SMPP
10 10 (0.67%) 3G
10 10 (0.67%) 802.15
10 10 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (0.67%) iSCSI
10 10 (0.67%) NFC
11 8 (0.54%) 3GPP
11 8 (0.54%) 2G
11 8 (0.54%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 88 (5.91%) MySQL
3 73 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 44 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 30 (2.01%) RDBMS
7 26 (1.75%) DB2
8 19 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.28%) Big Data
9 14 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (0.87%) RavenDB
10 13 (0.87%) Neo4j
11 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.54%) QlikView
14 7 (0.47%) Spotfire
14 7 (0.47%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 129 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 96 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 61 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (3.69%) Selenium
5 54 (3.63%) NUnit
6 50 (3.36%) TeamCity
7 45 (3.02%) JUnit
7 45 (3.02%) Eclipse
7 45 (3.02%) JIRA
8 42 (2.82%) Subversion
9 35 (2.35%) Maven
10 26 (1.75%) MSTest
11 23 (1.54%) Jenkins
12 21 (1.41%) Ant
13 17 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (1.01%) MSBuild
15 13 (0.87%) GCC
16 11 (0.74%) WebDriver
17 10 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
17 10 (0.67%) Cucumber
General
1 196 (13.16%) Finance
2 111 (7.45%) Electronics
3 75 (5.04%) Marketing
4 74 (4.97%) Banking
5 68 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 45 (3.02%) Automotive
7 41 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 36 (2.42%) Retail
9 25 (1.68%) Advertising
10 16 (1.07%) Games
10 16 (1.07%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.40%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.40%) Back Office
13 5 (0.34%) Military
14 3 (0.20%) Avionics
14 3 (0.20%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.20%) Billing
14 3 (0.20%) Local Government
15 2 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 789 (52.99%) Software Engineer
2 650 (43.65%) Developer
3 234 (15.72%) Software Developer
4 158 (10.61%) Java Developer
5 138 (9.27%) Graduate
6 112 (7.52%) Senior Developer
7 111 (7.45%) C# Developer
7 111 (7.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 109 (7.32%) .NET Developer
9 108 (7.25%) Programmer
10 97 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (5.91%) C# Software Engineer
12 86 (5.78%) Test Engineer
12 86 (5.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 72 (4.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 67 (4.50%) C++ Software Engineer
15 65 (4.37%) Junior
16 63 (4.23%) .NET Software Engineer
17 60 (4.03%) Web Developer
18 58 (3.90%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (32.84%) .NET
2 375 (25.18%) HTML
3 300 (20.15%) CSS
4 275 (18.47%) ASP.NET
5 192 (12.89%) XML
6 184 (12.36%) jQuery
7 143 (9.60%) WCF
8 141 (9.47%) HTML5
9 133 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 108 (7.25%) Web Services
11 100 (6.72%) J2EE
12 85 (5.71%) Ajax
13 79 (5.31%) .NET Framework
14 74 (4.97%) CSS3
15 72 (4.84%) WPF
16 63 (4.23%) JSP
17 57 (3.83%) Spring
18 52 (3.49%) SOAP
19 46 (3.09%) XSLT
20 38 (2.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 491 (32.98%) Computer Science
2 163 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (9.34%) Mathematics
4 116 (7.79%) Algorithms
5 95 (6.38%) User Experience
6 71 (4.77%) Embedded Systems
7 69 (4.63%) Open Source
8 58 (3.90%) Device Driver
9 56 (3.76%) Mobile App
10 41 (2.75%) Physics
11 39 (2.62%) Visualisation
12 37 (2.48%) Cryptography
13 34 (2.28%) Management Information System
14 30 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (1.54%) Internet of Things
16 22 (1.48%) Robotics
17 17 (1.14%) Blackberry
18 15 (1.01%) Data Structures
18 15 (1.01%) Client/Server
19 14 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 374 (25.12%) Linux
2 266 (17.86%) Windows
3 161 (10.81%) UNIX
4 126 (8.46%) Android
5 84 (5.64%) Apple iOS
6 37 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
7 23 (1.54%) HPUX
8 22 (1.48%) Windows Phone
9 16 (1.07%) AIX
10 15 (1.01%) Solaris
11 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.47%) Debian
12 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.27%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.27%) CentOS
14 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (17.33%) OO
3 240 (16.12%) MVC
4 169 (11.35%) Scrum
5 166 (11.15%) TDD
6 116 (7.79%) Multithreading
7 88 (5.91%) OOD
8 78 (5.24%) Web Development
9 75 (5.04%) E-Commerce
10 67 (4.50%) OOP
11 62 (4.16%) Unit Testing
12 56 (3.76%) Mentoring
13 46 (3.09%) SOA
14 45 (3.02%) Analytics
15 44 (2.96%) Coaching
16 42 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (2.75%) Regression Testing
17 41 (2.75%) UML
18 39 (2.62%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 643 (43.18%) C#
2 518 (34.79%) C++
3 487 (32.71%) Java
4 442 (29.68%) C
5 414 (27.80%) SQL
6 413 (27.74%) JavaScript
7 276 (18.54%) Python
8 89 (5.98%) Embedded C
9 84 (5.64%) Perl
10 58 (3.90%) PHP
11 50 (3.36%) Objective-C
12 43 (2.89%) Embedded C++
13 42 (2.82%) MATLAB
14 37 (2.48%) T-SQL
15 35 (2.35%) Shell Script
16 34 (2.28%) PowerShell
17 29 (1.95%) Assembly Language
18 28 (1.88%) XAML
19 27 (1.81%) VB.NET
20 25 (1.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 653 (43.85%) Degree
2 46 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.15%) VCP4
4 28 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.68%) PhD
6 14 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.67%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.47%) MCP
9 6 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.34%) MCSE
11 4 (0.27%) MCTS
11 4 (0.27%) MCSD
11 4 (0.27%) ISEB
12 2 (0.13%) CISSP
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.13%) CCNP
12 2 (0.13%) CCNA
13 1 (0.067%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.067%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.98%) QA
2 11 (0.74%) ISO 9000
3 8 (0.54%) ISO 8583
4 7 (0.47%) DO-178B
5 6 (0.40%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.34%) SLA
7 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.20%) JTAG
8 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (4.10%) Firmware
2 13 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.81%) KVM
3 12 (0.81%) XenServer
4 11 (0.74%) Xen
5 9 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.60%) QEMU
6 2 (0.13%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.067%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.34%) Puppet
3 4 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 209 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 171 (11.48%) Oracle
3 23 (1.54%) Google
4 17 (1.14%) Demandware
4 17 (1.14%) DataCash
4 17 (1.14%) Ogone
4 17 (1.14%) Intel
5 16 (1.07%) ATG
5 16 (1.07%) hybris
6 15 (1.01%) Perforce
7 13 (0.87%) Sun
8 11 (0.74%) Rackspace
8 11 (0.74%) Citrix
8 11 (0.74%) VMware
9 9 (0.60%) IBM
10 8 (0.54%) Telerik
10 8 (0.54%) TOWER Software
10 8 (0.54%) Sybase
10 8 (0.54%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.54%) EPiServer
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