Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 410 524 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.93% 8.63% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 9.70% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 332 553 594
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,500 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 4,576 5,403 6,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.54% 89.01% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,824 4,328 4,913
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,000
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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +3 248 £50,000 +11.11% 47
Northamptonshire -2 79 £29,000 -22.67% 21
Derbyshire -20 32 £35,000 -9.09% 8
Leicestershire -32 27 £36,792 -8.02% 11
Lincolnshire -8 12 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 231 (56.34%) Java
2 175 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (42.20%) JavaScript
4 147 (35.85%) C#
5 127 (30.98%) Degree
6 117 (28.54%) QA
7 113 (27.56%) SQL
8 101 (24.63%) Project Planning
9 98 (23.90%) Linux
10 97 (23.66%) OO
10 97 (23.66%) HTML
11 96 (23.41%) Unit Testing
12 93 (22.68%) Computer Science
13 92 (22.44%) Workflow
14 89 (21.71%) C++
15 88 (21.46%) TDD
16 85 (20.73%) User Stories
17 83 (20.24%) CSS
18 80 (19.51%) Integration Testing
19 76 (18.54%) Python
20 72 (17.56%) Finance
21 70 (17.07%) Oracle
21 70 (17.07%) SDLC
22 69 (16.83%) C
23 68 (16.59%) .NET
24 67 (16.34%) Windows
25 63 (15.37%) RESTful
26 62 (15.12%) Scrum
27 60 (14.63%) OOP
28 58 (14.15%) Test Automation

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 (3.90%) Apache
2 15 (3.66%) IIS
3 13 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.71%) JBoss
5 3 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.73%) Alfresco
5 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.73%) CMS
5 3 (0.73%) Liferay
6 2 (0.49%) Confluence
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) Jetty
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.22%) EPLAN
3 2 (0.49%) HipChat
3 2 (0.49%) Simulink
3 2 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.49%) SPSS
3 2 (0.49%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.59%) GitHub
4 5 (1.22%) Serverless
5 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.93%) Bluetooth
1 12 (2.93%) HTTP
2 10 (2.44%) Wireless
3 8 (1.95%) Internet
4 5 (1.22%) Profibus
4 5 (1.22%) RFID
5 4 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.49%) RS-232
6 2 (0.49%) RS-485
7 1 (0.24%) AMQP
7 1 (0.24%) GSM
7 1 (0.24%) Modbus
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) WEP
7 1 (0.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.07%) MySQL
4 26 (6.34%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.95%) Big Data
7 8 (1.95%) OLTP
7 8 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.71%) SQLPlus
9 6 (1.46%) SQLite
10 3 (0.73%) GIS
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.49%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 57 (13.90%) Git (software)
1 57 (13.90%) Subversion
2 31 (7.56%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.85%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 10 (2.44%) Gradle
4 10 (2.44%) JUnit
4 10 (2.44%) Maven
5 9 (2.20%) NUnit
6 8 (1.95%) Grunt
6 8 (1.95%) gulp
6 8 (1.95%) webpack
7 7 (1.71%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.46%) Android Studio
8 6 (1.46%) JIRA
8 6 (1.46%) MSTest
8 6 (1.46%) Selenium
9 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 72 (17.56%) Finance
2 33 (8.05%) Electronics
3 31 (7.56%) Banking
4 18 (4.39%) Games
5 15 (3.66%) Retail
6 13 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.44%) Marketing
8 9 (2.20%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.95%) Legal
9 8 (1.95%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.46%) Automotive
11 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.73%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 208 (50.73%) Software Engineer
2 155 (37.80%) Developer
3 64 (15.61%) Java Developer
4 60 (14.63%) Java Engineer
5 58 (14.15%) Java Software Engineer
5 58 (14.15%) Software Developer
6 43 (10.49%) C++ Software Engineer
7 40 (9.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 36 (8.78%) Lead Developer
9 35 (8.54%) Lead Software Engineer
10 31 (7.56%) UI Developer
11 30 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (5.85%) Java Software Developer
13 21 (5.12%) Team Leader
14 20 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
14 20 (4.88%) Software Team Leader
15 19 (4.63%) C# Software Engineer
15 19 (4.63%) Senior Developer
16 17 (4.15%) Graduate
17 16 (3.90%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (23.66%) HTML
2 83 (20.24%) CSS
3 68 (16.59%) .NET
4 63 (15.37%) RESTful
5 57 (13.90%) HTML5
6 54 (13.17%) jQuery
7 48 (11.71%) XML
8 39 (9.51%) Web Services
9 36 (8.78%) Spring
10 29 (7.07%) ASP.NET
11 28 (6.83%) REST
12 23 (5.61%) AngularJS
13 18 (4.39%) Polymer
13 18 (4.39%) Web Components
14 17 (4.15%) WPF
15 16 (3.90%) .NET Framework
15 16 (3.90%) CSS3
16 15 (3.66%) JSON
16 15 (3.66%) Node.js
17 14 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 93 (22.68%) Computer Science
2 42 (10.24%) Algorithms
3 30 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.90%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.20%) Fintech
6 9 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.20%) SCADA
6 9 (2.20%) User Experience
6 9 (2.20%) Video\Live Streaming
7 8 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (1.95%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.71%) Clustering
8 7 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (1.71%) New Media
8 7 (1.71%) Replication
9 6 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.22%) CAN bus
11 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 98 (23.90%) Linux
2 67 (16.34%) Windows
3 26 (6.34%) Android
4 19 (4.63%) Unix
5 14 (3.41%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.71%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (24.63%) Project Planning
3 97 (23.66%) OO
4 96 (23.41%) Unit Testing
5 92 (22.44%) Workflow
6 88 (21.46%) TDD
7 85 (20.73%) User Stories
8 80 (19.51%) Integration Testing
9 70 (17.07%) SDLC
10 62 (15.12%) Scrum
11 60 (14.63%) OOP
12 58 (14.15%) Test Automation
13 52 (12.68%) BDD
14 50 (12.20%) Mentoring
15 41 (10.00%) Secure Coding
16 37 (9.02%) DevOps
17 35 (8.54%) Mathematics
18 34 (8.29%) Multithreading
19 33 (8.05%) MVC
20 28 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 231 (56.34%) Java
2 173 (42.20%) JavaScript
3 147 (35.85%) C#
4 113 (27.56%) SQL
5 89 (21.71%) C++
6 76 (18.54%) Python
7 69 (16.83%) C
8 34 (8.29%) Ruby
9 29 (7.07%) Perl
9 29 (7.07%) PHP
10 25 (6.10%) Shell Script
11 22 (5.37%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.90%) TypeScript
13 15 (3.66%) MATLAB
14 12 (2.93%) Embedded C
15 11 (2.68%) Scala
16 8 (1.95%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.95%) VB
17 7 (1.71%) Ada
17 7 (1.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 127 (30.98%) Degree
2 39 (9.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (7.56%) Sun Certification
4 18 (4.39%) PhD
5 11 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.22%) HND
7 1 (0.24%) HNC
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (28.54%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) DICOM
2 3 (0.73%) DO-178B
2 3 (0.73%) HL7
2 3 (0.73%) MISRA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (3.90%) Firmware
2 6 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (5.61%) Puppet
2 18 (4.39%) Ansible
3 3 (0.73%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (17.07%) Oracle
2 28 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.88%) Google
4 6 (1.46%) VMware
5 5 (1.22%) DevExpress
5 5 (1.22%) hybris
5 5 (1.22%) Siemens
6 4 (0.98%) SAP
6 4 (0.98%) Xamarin
6 4 (0.98%) Zend
7 3 (0.73%) Adobe
7 3 (0.73%) HP
7 3 (0.73%) IBM
7 3 (0.73%) OpenText
7 3 (0.73%) WSO2
8 2 (0.49%) MathWorks
8 2 (0.49%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.49%) Sencha
8 2 (0.49%) Tableau
8 2 (0.49%) Twitter