Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 179 290 370
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.78% 7.26% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.86% 7.93% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 146 247 325
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,150
90th Percentile £76,875 £78,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 1,509 3,657 4,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 90.90% 91.59% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,210 2,886 3,791
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,875 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 92 £55,000 +18.28% 18
Leicestershire +30 35 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Northamptonshire +9 23 £53,750 -2.27% 5
Derbyshire +4 20 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Lincolnshire +13 6 - - 4
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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.

1 109 (60.89%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (46.93%) C#
3 62 (34.64%) .NET
4 59 (32.96%) Java
5 57 (31.84%) JavaScript
6 49 (27.37%) DevOps
7 48 (26.82%) Azure
8 46 (25.70%) Degree
9 39 (21.79%) Python
10 36 (20.11%) Computer Science
11 35 (19.55%) Scrum
12 34 (18.99%) Test Automation
13 33 (18.44%) AWS
14 30 (16.76%) CSS
15 28 (15.64%) HTML
16 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
16 27 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (14.53%) Computer Science Degree
17 26 (14.53%) Git (software)
18 25 (13.97%) BDD
19 24 (13.41%) TDD
19 24 (13.41%) C++
20 23 (12.85%) SQL
20 23 (12.85%) QA
21 22 (12.29%) Finance
22 19 (10.61%) OO
22 19 (10.61%) Technical Leadership
23 18 (10.06%) AngularJS
23 18 (10.06%) SDLC
24 17 (9.50%) Microservices

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 14 (7.82%) Apache Spark
2 11 (6.15%) CMS
3 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.12%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.82%) Azure
2 33 (18.44%) AWS
3 13 (7.26%) SaaS
4 5 (2.79%) GCP
5 4 (2.23%) IaaS
5 4 (2.23%) PaaS
6 3 (1.68%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.68%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.12%) Office 365
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) npm
8 1 (0.56%) Serverless
8 1 (0.56%) Slack
8 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) FTP
2 6 (3.35%) SAN
3 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.56%) 3G
5 1 (0.56%) 4G
5 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) LTE
5 1 (0.56%) Modbus
5 1 (0.56%) PBX
5 1 (0.56%) RS-232
5 1 (0.56%) RS-485
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.82%) Big Data
2 14 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.26%) Hadoop
3 13 (7.26%) HBase
4 8 (4.47%) Data Mining
5 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.23%) MySQL
7 3 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.68%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.68%) Flink
7 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.68%) OLAP
7 3 (1.68%) OLTP
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.68%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.68%) UniData
Development Applications
1 26 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.26%) Mercurial
2 13 (7.26%) NUnit
3 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.03%) JUnit
5 8 (4.47%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.91%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.91%) IntelliJ
6 7 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (3.91%) Subversion
7 6 (3.35%) Selenium
8 4 (2.23%) JIRA
8 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.68%) ERwin
9 3 (1.68%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (12.29%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Law
2 16 (8.94%) Retail
3 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.91%) Back Office
4 7 (3.91%) Electronics
5 5 (2.79%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.12%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Police
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (47.49%) Software Engineer
2 50 (27.93%) Developer
3 28 (15.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 23 (12.85%) C# Software Engineer
5 19 (10.61%) Software Developer
6 18 (10.06%) Architect
7 17 (9.50%) Lead Software Engineer
7 17 (9.50%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.38%) C# Developer
8 15 (8.38%) Java Engineer
8 15 (8.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 14 (7.82%) Java Developer
9 14 (7.82%) Lead Developer
10 13 (7.26%) Embedded Engineer
11 12 (6.70%) Data Architect
12 10 (5.59%) .NET Developer
12 10 (5.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Big Data Architect
13 9 (5.03%) Test Engineer
14 8 (4.47%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (34.64%) .NET
2 30 (16.76%) CSS
3 28 (15.64%) HTML
4 18 (10.06%) AngularJS
5 16 (8.94%) WPF
6 14 (7.82%) .NET Framework
6 14 (7.82%) Web Services
7 13 (7.26%) Spring
8 12 (6.70%) Kafka
8 12 (6.70%) LINQ
9 10 (5.59%) Node.js
9 10 (5.59%) React
10 9 (5.03%) CSS3
10 9 (5.03%) HTML5
11 8 (4.47%) .NET Core
11 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET
11 8 (4.47%) J2EE
11 8 (4.47%) RESTful
11 8 (4.47%) WinForms
12 7 (3.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Cloud Native
2 15 (8.38%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.91%) User Experience
7 6 (3.35%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.79%) Social Media
9 3 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.68%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.12%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.56%) Analogue Electronics
11 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.70%) Linux
2 10 (5.59%) Windows
3 6 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.35%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.68%) Unix
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (60.89%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.37%) DevOps
3 36 (20.11%) Computer Science
4 35 (19.55%) Scrum
5 34 (18.99%) Test Automation
6 27 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (13.97%) BDD
8 24 (13.41%) TDD
9 19 (10.61%) OO
9 19 (10.61%) Technical Leadership
10 18 (10.06%) SDLC
11 17 (9.50%) Microservices
12 15 (8.38%) OOP
13 14 (7.82%) Pair Programming
14 13 (7.26%) Data Analysis
15 12 (6.70%) Project Delivery
15 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
16 11 (6.15%) Content Management
16 11 (6.15%) MVVM
16 11 (6.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 84 (46.93%) C#
2 59 (32.96%) Java
3 57 (31.84%) JavaScript
4 39 (21.79%) Python
5 24 (13.41%) C++
6 23 (12.85%) SQL
7 14 (7.82%) C
7 14 (7.82%) Scala
8 12 (6.70%) Embedded C
8 12 (6.70%) Perl
9 10 (5.59%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.03%) Fortran
10 9 (5.03%) TypeScript
11 6 (3.35%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.79%) Ruby
12 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.12%) ES6
13 2 (1.12%) PHP
14 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (25.70%) Degree
2 26 (14.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (7.82%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.70%) Master's Degree
5 8 (4.47%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.91%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.79%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.56%) HND
8 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.85%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) HDFS
2 8 (4.47%) Docker
3 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) Kibana
1 9 (5.03%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.35%) Puppet
2 6 (3.35%) SCCM
2 6 (3.35%) SCOM
2 6 (3.35%) WSUS
3 4 (2.23%) Ansible
4 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.59%) Google
3 9 (5.03%) IBM
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle
5 6 (3.35%) HP
5 6 (3.35%) NetApp
5 6 (3.35%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.23%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.12%) SAP
7 2 (1.12%) Spotify
7 2 (1.12%) Sun
7 2 (1.12%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco
8 1 (0.56%) Intel
8 1 (0.56%) Plumtree
8 1 (0.56%) Remedy