Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 355 572 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.93% 8.95% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 10.12% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 346 647 565
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,625 £27,500 £23,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 4528 5651 6693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.44% 88.39% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 4502 5505
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 September 2017.

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 25 September 2017. 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 -14 157 £45,000 - 11
Northamptonshire -5 109 £30,000 -16.67% 6
Leicestershire +3 42 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Derbyshire +3 38 £42,500 +26.87% 3
Lincolnshire +12 9 £27,500 -21.99%
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 176 (49.58%) Java
2 168 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (34.93%) C#
4 120 (33.80%) Degree
5 112 (31.55%) JavaScript
6 111 (31.27%) C++
7 93 (26.20%) HTML
7 93 (26.20%) Computer Science
8 87 (24.51%) Git (software)
9 84 (23.66%) SQL
9 84 (23.66%) .NET
10 81 (22.82%) C
11 77 (21.69%) Linux
12 75 (21.13%) OO
13 70 (19.72%) Scrum
14 66 (18.59%) Windows
15 63 (17.75%) Finance
16 62 (17.46%) TDD
17 58 (16.34%) Unit Testing
18 56 (15.77%) CSS
19 55 (15.49%) Python
20 52 (14.65%) Test Automation
21 51 (14.37%) Electronics
22 50 (14.08%) RESTful
22 50 (14.08%) QA
22 50 (14.08%) HTML5
23 48 (13.52%) Oracle
24 47 (13.24%) OOP
25 46 (12.96%) Mathematics
26 45 (12.68%) Spring

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 16 (4.51%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.66%) IIS
3 12 (3.38%) Apache
4 10 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.97%) JBoss
6 5 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.41%) Alfresco
6 5 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.41%) CMS
6 5 (1.41%) Liferay
6 5 (1.41%) nginx
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
7 2 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) CICS
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.69%) Maple
3 3 (0.85%) EPLAN
4 2 (0.56%) HipChat
4 2 (0.56%) Simulink
4 2 (0.56%) SPSS
4 2 (0.56%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.73%) GitHub
2 15 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.23%) SaaS
3 12 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.23%) Wireless
2 10 (2.82%) Bluetooth
3 9 (2.54%) HTTP
4 6 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.85%) Profibus
6 3 (0.85%) RFID
7 2 (0.56%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.28%) AMQP
8 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.28%) GSM
8 1 (0.28%) Modbus
8 1 (0.28%) RS-232
8 1 (0.28%) RS-485
8 1 (0.28%) SAN
8 1 (0.28%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.45%) MongoDB
3 28 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 24 (6.76%) MySQL
5 11 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.69%) Redis
9 6 (1.69%) SQLPlus
10 5 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.13%) OLTP
12 2 (0.56%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.56%) GIS
12 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.28%) Big Data
13 1 (0.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 87 (24.51%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.30%) Subversion
3 30 (8.45%) Visual Studio
4 29 (8.17%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.63%) Selenium
6 17 (4.79%) JIRA
7 14 (3.94%) Maven
8 13 (3.66%) JUnit
8 13 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.38%) LabVIEW
10 10 (2.82%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.25%) NUnit
12 7 (1.97%) Ant
12 7 (1.97%) Calabash
12 7 (1.97%) MSTest
12 7 (1.97%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.69%) Gradle
13 6 (1.69%) Mercurial
14 5 (1.41%) NetBeans
General
1 63 (17.75%) Finance
2 51 (14.37%) Electronics
3 27 (7.61%) Games
4 19 (5.35%) Banking
5 18 (5.07%) Retail
6 16 (4.51%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.94%) Legal
7 14 (3.94%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.38%) Marketing
9 11 (3.10%) Advertising
10 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.13%) Automotive
12 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.56%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 161 (45.35%) Software Engineer
2 150 (42.25%) Developer
3 75 (21.13%) Java Developer
4 48 (13.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 41 (11.55%) Software Developer
6 37 (10.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 37 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 32 (9.01%) Java Engineer
8 31 (8.73%) Java Software Engineer
9 30 (8.45%) C# Software Engineer
10 28 (7.89%) Graduate
11 27 (7.61%) C Software Engineer
12 24 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
13 22 (6.20%) Architect
14 21 (5.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 21 (5.92%) Embedded Engineer
14 21 (5.92%) Java Software Developer
15 20 (5.63%) .NET Software Engineer
16 18 (5.07%) Graduate Developer
16 18 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (26.20%) HTML
2 84 (23.66%) .NET
3 56 (15.77%) CSS
4 50 (14.08%) HTML5
4 50 (14.08%) RESTful
5 45 (12.68%) Spring
6 43 (12.11%) Web Services
6 43 (12.11%) XML
7 30 (8.45%) REST
8 29 (8.17%) jQuery
9 24 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 23 (6.48%) JDBC
11 22 (6.20%) J2EE
12 21 (5.92%) ASP.NET
12 21 (5.92%) Node.js
13 20 (5.63%) .NET Framework
14 18 (5.07%) CSS3
14 18 (5.07%) JSP
15 17 (4.79%) Hibernate
16 16 (4.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (26.20%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.14%) Algorithms
3 30 (8.45%) Mobile App
4 26 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.07%) Device Driver
5 18 (5.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 17 (4.79%) Fintech
7 12 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.82%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.97%) User Experience
11 6 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.69%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.69%) SCADA
12 3 (0.85%) CAN bus
12 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (21.69%) Linux
2 66 (18.59%) Windows
3 21 (5.92%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (4.23%) Android
5 14 (3.94%) Unix
6 10 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.13%) OO
3 70 (19.72%) Scrum
4 62 (17.46%) TDD
5 58 (16.34%) Unit Testing
6 52 (14.65%) Test Automation
7 47 (13.24%) OOP
8 46 (12.96%) Mathematics
9 41 (11.55%) Computer Vision
10 40 (11.27%) SDLC
11 39 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (9.58%) Open Source
12 34 (9.58%) User Stories
13 31 (8.73%) Mentoring
13 31 (8.73%) Project Planning
14 26 (7.32%) Physics
15 25 (7.04%) MVC
16 22 (6.20%) Integration Testing
17 21 (5.92%) Image Processing
17 21 (5.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 176 (49.58%) Java
2 124 (34.93%) C#
3 112 (31.55%) JavaScript
4 111 (31.27%) C++
5 84 (23.66%) SQL
6 81 (22.82%) C
7 55 (15.49%) Python
8 16 (4.51%) MATLAB
9 14 (3.94%) Scala
10 13 (3.66%) Perl
10 13 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.38%) Ruby
12 11 (3.10%) Embedded C
13 10 (2.82%) PHP
14 9 (2.54%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.97%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.69%) VBScript
17 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (33.80%) Degree
2 44 (12.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (10.99%) PhD
4 21 (5.92%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) HND
7 1 (0.28%) HNC
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (14.08%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.56%) IEC 61131
2 2 (0.56%) MISRA
3 1 (0.28%) DICOM
3 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (9.30%) Firmware
2 15 (4.23%) Docker
3 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.41%) Kubernetes
1 5 (1.41%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
2 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (13.52%) Oracle
2 26 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.82%) SAP
4 8 (2.25%) Google
5 7 (1.97%) Sun
5 7 (1.97%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.69%) VMware
7 5 (1.41%) Adobe
7 5 (1.41%) HP
7 5 (1.41%) OpenText
7 5 (1.41%) Xilinx
8 4 (1.13%) IBM
8 4 (1.13%) WSO2
9 3 (0.85%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.85%) hybris
9 3 (0.85%) Siemens
10 2 (0.56%) Altera
10 2 (0.56%) Tableau
10 2 (0.56%) Talend
10 2 (0.56%) Twitter