The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 676 737 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 8.49% 9.60% 9.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 12.65% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 562 629 704
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6224 5827 6287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.15% 75.92% 74.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5108 4879 5343
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 376 £42,500 - 84
Hertfordshire -6 134 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Bedfordshire +36 82 £40,000 -27.27% 10
Essex -37 36 £40,000 -4.76% 3
Suffolk -9 31 £35,000 -9.09% 8
Norfolk +4 17 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 647 (45.28%) C#
2 582 (40.73%) Degree
3 527 (36.88%) .NET
4 507 (35.48%) C++
5 460 (32.19%) Java
6 409 (28.62%) Computer Science
7 401 (28.06%) JavaScript
8 374 (26.17%) SQL
9 357 (24.98%) C
10 342 (23.93%) Linux
11 320 (22.39%) OO
12 316 (22.11%) HTML
13 281 (19.66%) ASP.NET
14 277 (19.38%) SQL Server
15 260 (18.19%) Windows
16 256 (17.91%) CSS
17 244 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
18 230 (16.10%) Microsoft
19 218 (15.26%) Python
20 205 (14.35%) Web Services
21 187 (13.09%) TDD
22 182 (12.74%) jQuery
23 180 (12.60%) Oracle
24 178 (12.46%) Multithreading
25 177 (12.39%) Scrum
26 169 (11.83%) UNIX
27 167 (11.69%) XML
28 163 (11.41%) MVC
29 156 (10.92%) Relational Database
30 152 (10.64%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 52 (3.64%) Apache
2 49 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 30 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.12%) IIS
6 13 (0.91%) GlassFish
6 13 (0.91%) Node.js
6 13 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (0.56%) ColdFusion
8 8 (0.56%) CloudStack
9 7 (0.49%) CMS
10 6 (0.42%) WordPress
11 5 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.070%) CICS
13 1 (0.070%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.070%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 67 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.26%) MS Office
3 9 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.42%) Mingle
5 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.28%) MS Project
7 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.21%) Maya
7 3 (0.21%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.21%) Blender
8 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) Magento
2 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.21%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.75%) SaaS
2 13 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.49%) GitHub
7 4 (0.28%) Responsys
8 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.070%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.39%) HTTP
2 58 (4.06%) Internet
3 46 (3.22%) Wireless
4 24 (1.68%) Ethernet
5 23 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.77%) GSM
7 9 (0.63%) Intranet
8 8 (0.56%) RTP
8 8 (0.56%) DNS
8 8 (0.56%) SMS
8 8 (0.56%) SSH
9 7 (0.49%) RTSP
9 7 (0.49%) LTE
9 7 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.42%) LAN
10 6 (0.42%) LDAP
10 6 (0.42%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.42%) GPRS
10 6 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (0.42%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 156 (10.92%) Relational Database
3 88 (6.16%) MySQL
4 80 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (3.43%) RDBMS
6 43 (3.01%) NoSQL
7 42 (2.94%) Big Data
8 32 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (2.03%) DB2
11 24 (1.68%) MongoDB
12 22 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (1.19%) Hadoop
15 16 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (0.77%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.77%) Informix
18 10 (0.70%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 141 (9.87%) Visual Studio
2 112 (7.84%) Subversion
3 98 (6.86%) Git (software)
4 71 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (3.29%) Maven
6 41 (2.87%) NUnit
6 41 (2.87%) Eclipse
7 32 (2.24%) JUnit
8 30 (2.10%) Selenium
8 30 (2.10%) MSTest
9 20 (1.40%) Jenkins
10 17 (1.19%) Bugzilla
11 14 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
12 13 (0.91%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.84%) MyEclipse
13 12 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
14 10 (0.70%) JIRA
15 9 (0.63%) Mercurial
16 7 (0.49%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.49%) LabVIEW
General
1 143 (10.01%) Finance
2 84 (5.88%) Electronics
3 47 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.01%) Automotive
5 40 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 37 (2.59%) Banking
7 31 (2.17%) Retail
8 27 (1.89%) Games
9 24 (1.68%) Marketing
10 19 (1.33%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.49%) Military
13 5 (0.35%) Publishing
14 4 (0.28%) French Language
14 4 (0.28%) German Language
14 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.28%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.070%) Back Office
16 1 (0.070%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 702 (49.13%) Software Engineer
2 599 (41.92%) Developer
3 174 (12.18%) Software Developer
4 147 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 146 (10.22%) Java Developer
6 137 (9.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 94 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 85 (5.95%) C# Developer
9 84 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
10 75 (5.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 74 (5.18%) C++ Software Engineer
11 74 (5.18%) Graduate
12 61 (4.27%) Programmer
13 58 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 51 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
15 45 (3.15%) Junior
16 44 (3.08%) .NET Software Engineer
17 43 (3.01%) Web Developer
18 40 (2.80%) Architect
19 38 (2.66%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (36.88%) .NET
2 316 (22.11%) HTML
3 281 (19.66%) ASP.NET
4 256 (17.91%) CSS
5 205 (14.35%) Web Services
6 182 (12.74%) jQuery
7 167 (11.69%) XML
8 127 (8.89%) WCF
9 124 (8.68%) Ajax
10 108 (7.56%) WPF
11 106 (7.42%) HTML5
12 93 (6.51%) .NET Framework
13 87 (6.09%) WinForms
14 82 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 69 (4.83%) J2EE
16 65 (4.55%) Silverlight
17 64 (4.48%) JSP
18 63 (4.41%) Spring
19 55 (3.85%) Struts
20 52 (3.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 409 (28.62%) Computer Science
2 152 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 73 (5.11%) Physics
4 66 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 60 (4.20%) Embedded Systems
6 58 (4.06%) Firmware
7 52 (3.64%) Device Driver
8 36 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.31%) Open Source
10 30 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (2.10%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.40%) N-Tier
11 20 (1.40%) Cryptography
12 18 (1.26%) Streaming Video
12 18 (1.26%) Smartphone
13 16 (1.12%) PKI
14 14 (0.98%) MPEG
14 14 (0.98%) Wiki
15 13 (0.91%) IPTV
16 12 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 342 (23.93%) Linux
2 260 (18.19%) Windows
3 169 (11.83%) UNIX
4 92 (6.44%) Android
5 80 (5.60%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.82%) AIX
7 22 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
8 18 (1.26%) HPUX
9 13 (0.91%) Windows CE
10 12 (0.84%) Solaris
11 8 (0.56%) VxWorks
11 8 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.42%) CentOS
14 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (22.39%) OO
2 244 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (13.09%) TDD
4 178 (12.46%) Multithreading
5 177 (12.39%) Scrum
6 163 (11.41%) MVC
7 107 (7.49%) Project Management
8 89 (6.23%) Unit Testing
9 87 (6.09%) Web Development
10 83 (5.81%) OOP
11 82 (5.74%) E-Commerce
12 72 (5.04%) OOD
13 69 (4.83%) Configuration Management
14 64 (4.48%) SOA
15 60 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (3.92%) UML
17 52 (3.64%) Product Management
18 47 (3.29%) Technical Architecture
19 42 (2.94%) Business Analysis
19 42 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 647 (45.28%) C#
2 507 (35.48%) C++
3 460 (32.19%) Java
4 401 (28.06%) JavaScript
5 374 (26.17%) SQL
6 357 (24.98%) C
7 218 (15.26%) Python
8 96 (6.72%) T-SQL
9 95 (6.65%) PHP
10 70 (4.90%) Embedded C
11 63 (4.41%) VB.NET
12 58 (4.06%) Perl
13 41 (2.87%) VB
14 36 (2.52%) Embedded C++
15 35 (2.45%) Objective-C
16 33 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 28 (1.96%) Assembly Language
18 27 (1.89%) PL/SQL
18 27 (1.89%) Ruby
19 23 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 582 (40.73%) Degree
2 50 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.15%) PhD
4 22 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.63%) MCSE
7 6 (0.42%) MCTS
7 6 (0.42%) MCSD
8 5 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.28%) HNC
9 4 (0.28%) HND
10 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.21%) CCNA
10 3 (0.21%) ISEB
10 3 (0.21%) MCITP
10 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.14%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.97%) QA
2 13 (0.91%) ISO 9000
3 11 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.42%) JTAG
5 5 (0.35%) SLA
6 2 (0.14%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.070%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.070%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (0.77%) KVM
2 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
3 3 (0.21%) QEMU
3 3 (0.21%) HDFS
4 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.42%) Nagios
1 6 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (0.21%) SCCM
3 2 (0.14%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.070%) Puppet
4 1 (0.070%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.070%) SCOM
Vendors
1 230 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 180 (12.60%) Oracle
3 40 (2.80%) JBoss
4 17 (1.19%) Sun
4 17 (1.19%) Google
5 14 (0.98%) Zend
5 14 (0.98%) HP
6 12 (0.84%) SAP
7 11 (0.77%) QNX
8 10 (0.70%) Apple
9 9 (0.63%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.56%) Sunopsis
11 7 (0.49%) Sybase
12 6 (0.42%) Perforce
13 5 (0.35%) Symbian
13 5 (0.35%) Adobe
14 4 (0.28%) MathWorks
14 4 (0.28%) Capita
14 4 (0.28%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.21%) Red Gate
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