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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 668 737 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 8.37% 9.54% 9.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 12.56% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 567 632 691
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,175 £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
6236 5868 6245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.14% 75.97% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5139 4923 5300
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 £66,000 £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 23 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 23 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 +2 365 £42,500 -3.40% 92
Hertfordshire -11 137 £42,500 +13.33% 22
Bedfordshire +38 85 £40,000 -28.88% 14
Essex -39 35 £40,000 -4.76% 7
Suffolk -10 30 £35,000 -9.09% 8
Norfolk +7 16 £39,000 +11.42% 4
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 649 (45.38%) C#
2 573 (40.07%) Degree
3 535 (37.41%) .NET
4 506 (35.38%) C++
5 449 (31.40%) Java
6 406 (28.39%) JavaScript
7 394 (27.55%) Computer Science
8 381 (26.64%) SQL
9 348 (24.34%) C
10 331 (23.15%) Linux
11 323 (22.59%) OO
12 314 (21.96%) HTML
13 290 (20.28%) ASP.NET
14 289 (20.21%) SQL Server
15 263 (18.39%) CSS
16 260 (18.18%) Windows
17 254 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
18 236 (16.50%) Microsoft
19 211 (14.76%) Web Services
20 203 (14.20%) Python
21 193 (13.50%) TDD
22 188 (13.15%) jQuery
23 180 (12.59%) Oracle
24 179 (12.52%) Scrum
25 178 (12.45%) Multithreading
26 167 (11.68%) MVC
27 166 (11.61%) XML
28 161 (11.26%) UNIX
29 159 (11.12%) Relational Database
30 148 (10.35%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 50 (3.50%) Apache
2 45 (3.15%) Tomcat
3 28 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.19%) IIS
5 16 (1.12%) OpenStack
6 14 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (0.91%) Node.js
8 12 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.70%) GlassFish
10 8 (0.56%) ColdFusion
11 7 (0.49%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.42%) CMS
12 6 (0.42%) WordPress
13 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.070%) MediaWiki
15 1 (0.070%) Oracle Spatial
15 1 (0.070%) CICS
15 1 (0.070%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 71 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.47%) MS Office
3 8 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) Mingle
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%) Simulink
9 1 (0.070%) Mathematica
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 12 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.63%) GitHub
5 8 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.28%) Responsys
7 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.070%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.59%) HTTP
2 49 (3.43%) Internet
3 47 (3.29%) Wireless
4 25 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 18 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.84%) GSM
7 8 (0.56%) DNS
7 8 (0.56%) SSH
8 7 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.49%) RTSP
8 7 (0.49%) ZigBee
8 7 (0.49%) LTE
8 7 (0.49%) RTP
8 7 (0.49%) Intranet
8 7 (0.49%) LAN
8 7 (0.49%) SMS
8 7 (0.49%) GPRS
9 6 (0.42%) LDAP
9 6 (0.42%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.42%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 159 (11.12%) Relational Database
3 84 (5.87%) MySQL
4 83 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (3.43%) RDBMS
6 40 (2.80%) Big Data
7 39 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 35 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (2.17%) DB2
11 22 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.47%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (0.98%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.84%) Informix
17 11 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (0.77%) Oracle Database
18 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 141 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 114 (7.97%) Subversion
3 98 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 77 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (3.29%) Maven
6 44 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 38 (2.66%) NUnit
8 31 (2.17%) JUnit
9 29 (2.03%) Selenium
9 29 (2.03%) MSTest
10 19 (1.33%) Jenkins
11 17 (1.19%) Bugzilla
12 14 (0.98%) MyEclipse
12 14 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
14 11 (0.77%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.77%) JIRA
15 9 (0.63%) Mercurial
15 9 (0.63%) Jasmine
16 7 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 147 (10.28%) Finance
2 87 (6.08%) Electronics
3 48 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.01%) Automotive
5 39 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 39 (2.73%) Banking
6 33 (2.31%) Retail
7 27 (1.89%) Marketing
8 25 (1.75%) Games
9 18 (1.26%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.35%) Military
11 5 (0.35%) Publishing
12 4 (0.28%) French Language
12 4 (0.28%) German Language
12 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.28%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.070%) Back Office
14 1 (0.070%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 702 (49.09%) Software Engineer
2 600 (41.96%) Developer
3 173 (12.10%) Software Developer
4 148 (10.35%) Senior Developer
5 144 (10.07%) Java Developer
6 140 (9.79%) Senior Software Engineer
7 95 (6.64%) .NET Developer
8 87 (6.08%) C# Developer
9 82 (5.73%) Java Software Engineer
10 80 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
11 77 (5.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 71 (4.97%) Graduate
13 61 (4.27%) Programmer
14 59 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 56 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
16 46 (3.22%) .NET Software Engineer
17 45 (3.15%) Web Developer
18 44 (3.08%) Junior
19 43 (3.01%) Architect
20 37 (2.59%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (37.41%) .NET
2 314 (21.96%) HTML
3 290 (20.28%) ASP.NET
4 263 (18.39%) CSS
5 211 (14.76%) Web Services
6 188 (13.15%) jQuery
7 166 (11.61%) XML
8 133 (9.30%) Ajax
9 131 (9.16%) WCF
10 111 (7.76%) WPF
11 105 (7.34%) HTML5
12 96 (6.71%) .NET Framework
13 89 (6.22%) WinForms
14 85 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 67 (4.69%) JSP
16 66 (4.62%) J2EE
16 66 (4.62%) Silverlight
17 63 (4.41%) Spring
18 58 (4.06%) Struts
19 54 (3.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 394 (27.55%) Computer Science
2 148 (10.35%) Mathematics
3 77 (5.38%) Physics
4 62 (4.34%) Firmware
5 60 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 59 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
7 51 (3.57%) Device Driver
8 35 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.31%) Open Source
10 32 (2.24%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.54%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.26%) Smartphone
13 17 (1.19%) Streaming Video
14 16 (1.12%) Cryptography
14 16 (1.12%) Wiki
15 14 (0.98%) PKI
16 13 (0.91%) MPEG
16 13 (0.91%) ASIC
17 12 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 331 (23.15%) Linux
2 260 (18.18%) Windows
3 161 (11.26%) UNIX
4 88 (6.15%) Android
5 78 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.82%) AIX
7 20 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
8 18 (1.26%) HPUX
9 14 (0.98%) Windows CE
10 11 (0.77%) Solaris
11 8 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.56%) VxWorks
12 7 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.35%) CentOS
15 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (22.59%) OO
2 254 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (13.50%) TDD
4 179 (12.52%) Scrum
5 178 (12.45%) Multithreading
6 167 (11.68%) MVC
7 111 (7.76%) Project Management
8 89 (6.22%) Web Development
9 87 (6.08%) Unit Testing
10 82 (5.73%) E-Commerce
11 79 (5.52%) OOP
12 73 (5.10%) OOD
13 71 (4.97%) Configuration Management
14 69 (4.83%) SOA
15 62 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (3.92%) UML
17 54 (3.78%) Product Management
18 51 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
19 47 (3.29%) Business Analysis
20 44 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 649 (45.38%) C#
2 506 (35.38%) C++
3 449 (31.40%) Java
4 406 (28.39%) JavaScript
5 381 (26.64%) SQL
6 348 (24.34%) C
7 203 (14.20%) Python
8 99 (6.92%) T-SQL
9 91 (6.36%) PHP
10 72 (5.03%) Embedded C
11 64 (4.48%) VB.NET
12 54 (3.78%) Perl
13 41 (2.87%) VB
14 38 (2.66%) Embedded C++
15 33 (2.31%) Objective-C
16 32 (2.24%) Shell Script
17 31 (2.17%) Assembly Language
18 27 (1.89%) PL/SQL
19 26 (1.82%) Ruby
20 22 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 573 (40.07%) Degree
2 49 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.08%) PhD
4 22 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.56%) MCSE
7 5 (0.35%) MCTS
7 5 (0.35%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.35%) MCSD
8 4 (0.28%) HNC
8 4 (0.28%) HND
8 4 (0.28%) ISEB
9 3 (0.21%) CCNA
9 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.21%) MCITP
9 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.76%) QA
2 12 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.77%) ISO 9000
4 6 (0.42%) JTAG
5 5 (0.35%) SLA
6 1 (0.070%) WAI
6 1 (0.070%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (0.77%) KVM
2 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.21%) 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
2 5 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (0.21%) SCCM
4 2 (0.14%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.070%) Puppet
5 1 (0.070%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.070%) MOM
5 1 (0.070%) SCOM
Vendors
1 236 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 180 (12.59%) Oracle
3 41 (2.87%) JBoss
4 16 (1.12%) Sun
4 16 (1.12%) Google
5 14 (0.98%) Zend
6 13 (0.91%) HP
7 12 (0.84%) SAP
8 11 (0.77%) QNX
9 9 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 9 (0.63%) Apple
10 8 (0.56%) Sunopsis
11 6 (0.42%) Perforce
11 6 (0.42%) Symbian
11 6 (0.42%) Sybase
12 5 (0.35%) Adobe
12 5 (0.35%) MathWorks
13 4 (0.28%) Capita
14 3 (0.21%) BT
14 3 (0.21%) Coverity
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 11 hours ago
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