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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 572 750 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 7.70% 8.91% 9.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.60% 11.43% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 509 650 676
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £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
5957 6563 6376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.21% 77.99% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 5387 5479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 297 £42,500 +6.25% 76
Hertfordshire -21 116 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Essex +31 89 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Bedfordshire -28 46 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Suffolk -1 20 £37,500 +11.94% 6
Norfolk -4 10 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 585 (45.17%) C#
2 574 (44.32%) Degree
3 479 (36.99%) .NET
4 476 (36.76%) C++
5 429 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
6 404 (31.20%) SQL
7 397 (30.66%) Computer Science
8 387 (29.88%) Java
9 385 (29.73%) JavaScript
10 368 (28.42%) C
11 336 (25.95%) HTML
12 302 (23.32%) ASP.NET
13 295 (22.78%) Linux
14 293 (22.63%) Windows
15 267 (20.62%) MVC
16 263 (20.31%) SQL Server
17 262 (20.23%) CSS
18 220 (16.99%) OO
19 210 (16.22%) Microsoft
20 208 (16.06%) Python
21 195 (15.06%) jQuery
22 184 (14.21%) XML
23 175 (13.51%) Scrum
24 154 (11.89%) TDD
24 154 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
25 140 (10.81%) Finance
26 139 (10.73%) Oracle
27 137 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
28 135 (10.42%) Web Services
29 128 (9.88%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.70%) JBoss
3 27 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 25 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.85%) IIS
5 24 (1.85%) Apache
6 23 (1.78%) WebLogic
7 19 (1.47%) CMS
7 19 (1.47%) Confluence
8 13 (1.00%) Node.js
9 10 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
14 3 (0.23%) SAS
14 3 (0.23%) Kentico
15 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.15%) CloudStack
Applications
1 121 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.69%) MS Office
4 8 (0.62%) Mingle
5 4 (0.31%) Simulink
6 3 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (0.23%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.23%) Siemens NX
6 3 (0.23%) PTC Creo
6 3 (0.23%) MicroStation
6 3 (0.23%) Solid Edge
6 3 (0.23%) Revit
7 1 (0.077%) Maya
7 1 (0.077%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.077%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.077%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.077%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.24%) SaaS
4 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.077%) Boomi
6 1 (0.077%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.077%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.40%) Wireless
2 50 (3.86%) Internet
3 45 (3.47%) TCP/IP
4 33 (2.55%) HTTP
5 30 (2.32%) Ethernet
6 19 (1.47%) ZigBee
7 16 (1.24%) Bluetooth
8 12 (0.93%) Firewall
9 10 (0.77%) VoIP
9 10 (0.77%) FTP
10 9 (0.69%) DNS
10 9 (0.69%) SSH
11 6 (0.46%) 3G
11 6 (0.46%) ICMP
12 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.31%) LTE
13 4 (0.31%) IGMP
13 4 (0.31%) 3GPP
13 4 (0.31%) SSL
14 3 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.17%) MySQL
3 42 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 38 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.08%) Big Data
9 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.08%) Firebird
10 12 (0.93%) DB2
11 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (0.69%) RavenDB
12 9 (0.69%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.62%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.62%) MS Access
14 7 (0.54%) Informix
15 5 (0.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 101 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 97 (7.49%) Git (software)
3 62 (4.79%) Selenium
4 59 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (4.17%) NUnit
5 54 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 51 (3.94%) JIRA
7 34 (2.63%) Maven
7 34 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 33 (2.55%) Subversion
8 33 (2.55%) JUnit
9 30 (2.32%) Eclipse
10 25 (1.93%) Ant
11 20 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (1.08%) GCC
13 13 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.93%) MSTest
14 12 (0.93%) LabVIEW
15 11 (0.85%) SpecFlow
16 10 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 140 (10.81%) Finance
2 111 (8.57%) Electronics
3 50 (3.86%) Automotive
4 49 (3.78%) Marketing
5 48 (3.71%) Banking
6 39 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.85%) Retail
9 17 (1.31%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.77%) Games
10 10 (0.77%) Back Office
11 6 (0.46%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.23%) Publishing
12 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.15%) French Language
13 2 (0.15%) German Language
13 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.15%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.077%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 705 (54.44%) Software Engineer
2 615 (47.49%) Developer
3 181 (13.98%) Software Developer
4 150 (11.58%) C# Developer
5 142 (10.97%) Java Developer
6 127 (9.81%) Programmer
7 116 (8.96%) .NET Developer
7 116 (8.96%) C# Software Engineer
8 112 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 109 (8.42%) Graduate
10 100 (7.72%) Senior Developer
11 91 (7.03%) Senior Software Engineer
12 87 (6.72%) .NET Software Engineer
13 72 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 60 (4.63%) Web Developer
15 58 (4.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 54 (4.17%) C++ Developer
16 54 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
16 54 (4.17%) Test Engineer
17 53 (4.09%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (36.99%) .NET
2 336 (25.95%) HTML
3 302 (23.32%) ASP.NET
4 262 (20.23%) CSS
5 195 (15.06%) jQuery
6 184 (14.21%) XML
7 154 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 135 (10.42%) Web Services
9 128 (9.88%) HTML5
10 115 (8.88%) WCF
11 88 (6.80%) J2EE
12 85 (6.56%) CSS3
13 81 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 74 (5.71%) Ajax
15 73 (5.64%) WPF
16 70 (5.41%) .NET Framework
17 69 (5.33%) Spring
18 67 (5.17%) SOAP
19 49 (3.78%) XSLT
20 44 (3.40%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 397 (30.66%) Computer Science
2 137 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (9.65%) Mathematics
4 99 (7.64%) Algorithms
5 75 (5.79%) User Experience
6 62 (4.79%) Open Source
7 53 (4.09%) Physics
8 45 (3.47%) Device Driver
9 40 (3.09%) Mobile App
10 37 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
11 31 (2.39%) Visualisation
12 29 (2.24%) Client/Server
12 29 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (2.16%) Robotics
14 27 (2.08%) Management Information System
15 23 (1.78%) Mechatronics
15 23 (1.78%) Pocket PC
16 21 (1.62%) Internet of Things
17 15 (1.16%) Telematics
18 14 (1.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 295 (22.78%) Linux
2 293 (22.63%) Windows
3 107 (8.26%) Android
4 92 (7.10%) UNIX
5 81 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 35 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.69%) HPUX
8 9 (0.69%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.54%) AIX
9 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.46%) Solaris
11 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.39%) CentOS
12 4 (0.31%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.077%) Symbian OS
14 1 (0.077%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (20.62%) MVC
3 220 (16.99%) OO
4 175 (13.51%) Scrum
5 154 (11.89%) TDD
6 86 (6.64%) Multithreading
7 75 (5.79%) Web Development
8 73 (5.64%) OOP
9 72 (5.56%) SOA
10 70 (5.41%) OOD
11 61 (4.71%) Unit Testing
12 56 (4.32%) E-Commerce
13 51 (3.94%) Mentoring
13 51 (3.94%) Mobile Development
14 46 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (2.78%) Analytics
16 35 (2.70%) Test Automation
16 35 (2.70%) Coaching
16 35 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (2.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 585 (45.17%) C#
2 476 (36.76%) C++
3 404 (31.20%) SQL
4 387 (29.88%) Java
5 385 (29.73%) JavaScript
6 368 (28.42%) C
7 208 (16.06%) Python
8 85 (6.56%) Perl
9 80 (6.18%) Embedded C
10 73 (5.64%) Objective-C
11 62 (4.79%) PHP
12 58 (4.48%) Embedded C++
13 43 (3.32%) MATLAB
14 42 (3.24%) T-SQL
15 33 (2.55%) PL/SQL
16 31 (2.39%) Shell Script
17 30 (2.32%) PowerShell
18 29 (2.24%) Assembly Language
18 29 (2.24%) VB.NET
19 25 (1.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 574 (44.32%) Degree
2 40 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.08%) PhD
5 26 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.85%) MCP
7 7 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.46%) MCSE
9 5 (0.39%) MCSD
9 5 (0.39%) MCTS
10 4 (0.31%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.077%) MCSA
12 1 (0.077%) HND
12 1 (0.077%) ISEB
12 1 (0.077%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.077%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.02%) QA
2 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
2 4 (0.31%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.23%) SLA
3 3 (0.23%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.077%) HL7
5 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.077%) JTAG
System Software
1 60 (4.63%) Firmware
2 18 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.69%) KVM
4 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.54%) QEMU
5 3 (0.23%) Docker
6 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) XenServer
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.077%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (0.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 210 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 139 (10.73%) Oracle
3 16 (1.24%) Perforce
4 14 (1.08%) Rackspace
5 13 (1.00%) Sitecore
6 11 (0.85%) Google
7 9 (0.69%) QNX
7 9 (0.69%) ATG
7 9 (0.69%) DataCash
7 9 (0.69%) Ogone
7 9 (0.69%) EPiServer
7 9 (0.69%) hybris
7 9 (0.69%) Demandware
7 9 (0.69%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.62%) Micro Focus
8 8 (0.62%) TOWER Software
9 7 (0.54%) Intel
9 7 (0.54%) VMware
9 7 (0.54%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.46%) IBM
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Competative
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
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