Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 267 391 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.62% 8.12% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 8.82% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 217 314 345
East Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £70,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,684 4,431 4,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.37% 92.04% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,995 3,588 3,858
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +2 128 £47,500 -5.00% 41
Derbyshire -2 46 £43,000 +8.86% 9
Northamptonshire -15 46 £40,000 -23.81% 8
Leicestershire -36 36 £40,000 -4.76% 18
Lincolnshire +3 7 £40,000 +53.85% 3
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 152 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (49.81%) C#
3 103 (38.58%) .NET
4 88 (32.96%) Java
5 87 (32.58%) JavaScript
6 86 (32.21%) SQL
7 58 (21.72%) C++
8 57 (21.35%) HTML
8 57 (21.35%) CSS
9 56 (20.97%) Scrum
10 55 (20.60%) Degree
11 52 (19.48%) Test Automation
12 47 (17.60%) OO
13 44 (16.48%) DevOps
14 42 (15.73%) Web Development
15 40 (14.98%) AngularJS
16 39 (14.61%) AWS
17 36 (13.48%) SDLC
17 36 (13.48%) Python
17 36 (13.48%) C
18 35 (13.11%) MVC
18 35 (13.11%) Analytics
19 34 (12.73%) Finance
19 34 (12.73%) Linux
19 34 (12.73%) Microsoft
20 33 (12.36%) TDD
21 32 (11.99%) Computer Science
21 32 (11.99%) OOP
21 32 (11.99%) React
21 32 (11.99%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.37%) SAS
2 7 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.50%) WordPress
4 3 (1.12%) Confluence
5 2 (0.75%) Apache
5 2 (0.75%) JBoss
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.37%) CMS
6 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.37%) SPSS
2 2 (0.75%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.37%) HipChat
3 1 (0.37%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.61%) AWS
2 30 (11.24%) Azure
3 23 (8.61%) GCP
4 11 (4.12%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.25%) NuGet
6 5 (1.87%) GitHub
7 4 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.50%) Serverless
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.75%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.37%) Apigee
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.75%) RS-485
2 9 (3.37%) Modbus
2 9 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.25%) Internet
4 5 (1.87%) VoIP
5 3 (1.12%) BGP
5 3 (1.12%) Converged Networks
5 3 (1.12%) EIGRP
5 3 (1.12%) Firewall
5 3 (1.12%) HSRP
5 3 (1.12%) HTTP
5 3 (1.12%) Intranet
5 3 (1.12%) IPsec
5 3 (1.12%) IPv6
5 3 (1.12%) LAN
5 3 (1.12%) MPLS
5 3 (1.12%) OSPF
5 3 (1.12%) VRRP
5 3 (1.12%) WAN
5 3 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.12%) Big Data
3 18 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.24%) BigQuery
5 14 (5.24%) MySQL
6 13 (4.87%) Hadoop
7 12 (4.49%) Data Lake
8 10 (3.75%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.37%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.87%) HBase
11 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.75%) Flink
14 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.37%) Impala
14 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (11.99%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.36%) Visual Studio
3 22 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.24%) JIRA
5 13 (4.87%) Subversion
6 12 (4.49%) Maven
7 7 (2.62%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.25%) Robot Framework
8 6 (2.25%) Selenium
8 6 (2.25%) Xcode
9 5 (1.87%) JUnit
10 4 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.50%) GitLab
10 4 (1.50%) Grunt
10 4 (1.50%) gulp
11 3 (1.12%) GCC
11 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.75%) Gradle
13 1 (0.37%) CMake
General
1 34 (12.73%) Finance
2 24 (8.99%) Retail
3 15 (5.62%) Marketing
4 8 (3.00%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.25%) Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Electronics
7 5 (1.87%) Law
7 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.75%) Games
8 2 (0.75%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (45.69%) Software Engineer
2 108 (40.45%) Developer
3 25 (9.36%) .NET Developer
3 25 (9.36%) Software Developer
4 23 (8.61%) Junior
5 21 (7.87%) Embedded Engineer
6 20 (7.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 20 (7.49%) Senior Developer
7 18 (6.74%) .NET Software Engineer
7 18 (6.74%) Lead Software Engineer
8 17 (6.37%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.24%) C# Software Engineer
9 14 (5.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 14 (5.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (4.87%) Junior Software Engineer
10 13 (4.87%) Programmer
11 12 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Business Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (38.58%) .NET
2 57 (21.35%) CSS
2 57 (21.35%) HTML
3 40 (14.98%) AngularJS
4 32 (11.99%) React
5 29 (10.86%) ASP.NET
6 28 (10.49%) Node.js
7 27 (10.11%) Spring
8 22 (8.24%) .NET Framework
8 22 (8.24%) RESTful
9 20 (7.49%) .NET Core
10 16 (5.99%) Web Services
11 15 (5.62%) REST
12 14 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (4.87%) jQuery
13 13 (4.87%) XML
14 10 (3.75%) HTML5
15 8 (3.00%) CSS3
15 8 (3.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.74%) User Experience
2 14 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.87%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.37%) CAN bus
5 9 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.62%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.62%) NHS
6 7 (2.62%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.50%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.50%) VHDL
9 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.73%) Linux
2 13 (4.87%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.75%) Android
4 9 (3.37%) FreeRTOS
5 8 (3.00%) Windows
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.97%) Scrum
3 52 (19.48%) Test Automation
4 47 (17.60%) OO
5 44 (16.48%) DevOps
6 42 (15.73%) Web Development
7 36 (13.48%) SDLC
8 35 (13.11%) Analytics
8 35 (13.11%) MVC
9 33 (12.36%) TDD
10 32 (11.99%) Computer Science
10 32 (11.99%) OOP
11 31 (11.61%) Microservices
12 27 (10.11%) Unit Testing
13 26 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (7.49%) Mentoring
15 20 (7.49%) User Stories
16 19 (7.12%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 133 (49.81%) C#
2 88 (32.96%) Java
3 87 (32.58%) JavaScript
4 86 (32.21%) SQL
5 58 (21.72%) C++
6 36 (13.48%) C
6 36 (13.48%) Python
7 11 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.37%) PHP
8 9 (3.37%) Scala
9 7 (2.62%) Apple Swift
9 7 (2.62%) Embedded C
10 6 (2.25%) ES6
10 6 (2.25%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.25%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.50%) ES7
11 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.50%) R
12 3 (1.12%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 55 (20.60%) Degree
2 11 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.87%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.50%) MCP
5 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.12%) HND
6 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.24%) QA
2 9 (3.37%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.62%) GDPR
4 5 (1.87%) PMO
5 4 (1.50%) SLA
6 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.75%) NCSC
6 2 (0.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (8.99%) Docker
2 12 (4.49%) Firmware
3 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.12%) Ansible
2 3 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) Kibana
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Icinga
4 1 (0.37%) SELinux
4 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.61%) Google
3 12 (4.49%) Tableau
4 6 (2.25%) Oracle
4 6 (2.25%) SAP
5 4 (1.50%) Altera
5 4 (1.50%) Citrix
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco
6 3 (1.12%) Juniper
6 3 (1.12%) New Relic
6 3 (1.12%) Splunk
6 3 (1.12%) VMware
7 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.75%) Databricks
7 2 (0.75%) hybris
8 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.37%) MEDITECH
8 1 (0.37%) Red Box
8 1 (0.37%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.37%) WSO2