Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 28 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 433 372 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.14% 7.44% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 8.23% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 334 344 677
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

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 4,349 4,520 5,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.79% 90.35% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,453 3,760 4,621
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,900 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 0 135 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Northamptonshire 0 120 £50,000 +66.67% 31
Leicestershire +25 110 £37,500 - 28
Derbyshire +17 54 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Lincolnshire +5 8 £26,000 -5.45% 5
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 210 (48.50%) Java
2 207 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (35.33%) C#
4 150 (34.64%) Degree
5 129 (29.79%) JavaScript
6 125 (28.87%) HTML
7 121 (27.94%) C++
8 120 (27.71%) SQL
9 110 (25.40%) .NET
10 95 (21.94%) OO
11 94 (21.71%) CSS
11 94 (21.71%) Finance
12 91 (21.02%) Microsoft
13 88 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
14 86 (19.86%) C
15 82 (18.94%) Scrum
16 80 (18.48%) Computer Science
17 76 (17.55%) RESTful
17 76 (17.55%) Spring
18 75 (17.32%) jQuery
19 74 (17.09%) Microservices
20 72 (16.63%) Web Services
21 69 (15.94%) MVC
22 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
23 66 (15.24%) ASP.NET
23 66 (15.24%) Linux
24 65 (15.01%) Unit Testing
24 65 (15.01%) Test Automation
24 65 (15.01%) Git (software)
25 61 (14.09%) SDLC

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 24 (5.54%) Apache Spark
2 18 (4.16%) Apache
3 12 (2.77%) IIS
4 11 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.31%) CMS
5 10 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.08%) SAS
7 8 (1.85%) Confluence
8 7 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.39%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.39%) Liferay
10 3 (0.69%) WordPress
11 2 (0.46%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.46%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.46%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (2.31%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.08%) SPSS
3 5 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.69%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Magento
1 2 (0.46%) R3 Corda
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
1 42 (9.70%) GitHub
2 39 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.39%) PaaS
4 6 (1.39%) SaaS
5 5 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) G Suite
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.16%) HTTP
2 15 (3.46%) Ethernet
2 15 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.77%) Modbus
3 12 (2.77%) RS-485
4 5 (1.15%) Internet
5 3 (0.69%) FTP
5 3 (0.69%) MQTT
5 3 (0.69%) Wireless
6 2 (0.46%) NFC
6 2 (0.46%) SMTP
6 2 (0.46%) SNMP
6 2 (0.46%) Telnet
7 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.23%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.47%) Big Data
3 24 (5.54%) MySQL
4 23 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 22 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 22 (5.08%) HBase
6 17 (3.93%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.46%) OLTP
7 15 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (3.00%) Apache Hive
8 13 (3.00%) Impala
9 11 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.08%) BigQuery
11 9 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.08%) Flink
12 8 (1.85%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 65 (15.01%) Git (software)
2 55 (12.70%) Subversion
3 43 (9.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (9.47%) Jenkins
5 39 (9.01%) Visual Studio
6 37 (8.55%) Maven
7 32 (7.39%) Gradle
8 31 (7.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (5.31%) Cucumber
10 22 (5.08%) JIRA
10 22 (5.08%) JUnit
11 14 (3.23%) Grunt
11 14 (3.23%) gulp
11 14 (3.23%) Robot Framework
12 12 (2.77%) webpack
13 11 (2.54%) Mockito
14 10 (2.31%) Hudson
15 9 (2.08%) GitLab
16 8 (1.85%) Xcode
17 7 (1.62%) Selenium
General
1 94 (21.71%) Finance
2 52 (12.01%) Manufacturing
3 33 (7.62%) Banking
4 31 (7.16%) Automotive
5 29 (6.70%) Marketing
6 23 (5.31%) Retail
7 17 (3.93%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.31%) Electronics
9 6 (1.39%) Law
10 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.69%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.46%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (45.03%) Software Engineer
2 176 (40.65%) Developer
3 80 (18.48%) Java Developer
4 62 (14.32%) Software Developer
5 49 (11.32%) Senior Developer
6 42 (9.70%) .NET Developer
7 41 (9.47%) Embedded Engineer
8 40 (9.24%) Java Engineer
9 39 (9.01%) C# Developer
9 39 (9.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 37 (8.55%) Lead Software Engineer
11 33 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
12 31 (7.16%) .NET Software Developer
13 30 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (6.70%) C# Software Developer
15 28 (6.47%) Java Software Engineer
16 23 (5.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 22 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
18 19 (4.39%) Senior Software Engineer
19 18 (4.16%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (28.87%) HTML
2 110 (25.40%) .NET
3 94 (21.71%) CSS
4 76 (17.55%) RESTful
4 76 (17.55%) Spring
5 75 (17.32%) jQuery
6 72 (16.63%) Web Services
7 66 (15.24%) ASP.NET
8 51 (11.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (11.09%) AngularJS
10 46 (10.62%) HTML5
11 44 (10.16%) Ajax
12 38 (8.78%) .NET Framework
13 35 (8.08%) JSON
14 30 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (6.93%) Hibernate
15 29 (6.70%) REST
16 28 (6.47%) J2EE
17 27 (6.24%) Razor View Engine
18 25 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 80 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 58 (13.39%) Embedded Systems
3 41 (9.47%) Device Driver
4 32 (7.39%) Mobile App
5 24 (5.54%) User Experience
6 21 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (3.23%) Verilog
9 14 (3.23%) VHDL
10 12 (2.77%) CAN bus
10 12 (2.77%) Fintech
10 12 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (2.08%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.85%) CCTV
12 8 (1.85%) SCADA
13 7 (1.62%) EPoS
14 6 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.24%) Linux
2 47 (10.85%) Windows
3 35 (8.08%) Unix
4 19 (4.39%) Android
5 17 (3.93%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.00%) FreeRTOS
7 8 (1.85%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.39%) CentOS
10 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (21.94%) OO
3 88 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
4 82 (18.94%) Scrum
5 74 (17.09%) Microservices
6 69 (15.94%) MVC
7 65 (15.01%) Test Automation
7 65 (15.01%) Unit Testing
8 61 (14.09%) SDLC
9 60 (13.86%) TDD
10 52 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (11.55%) Web Development
12 48 (11.09%) SOA
13 44 (10.16%) Open Source
14 37 (8.55%) Mathematics
15 36 (8.31%) Time Management
16 34 (7.85%) DevOps
17 33 (7.62%) OOP
17 33 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
18 28 (6.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 210 (48.50%) Java
2 153 (35.33%) C#
3 129 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 121 (27.94%) C++
5 120 (27.71%) SQL
6 86 (19.86%) C
7 43 (9.93%) Python
8 29 (6.70%) Java 8
8 29 (6.70%) T-SQL
9 21 (4.85%) PHP
10 19 (4.39%) TypeScript
11 16 (3.70%) Scala
12 11 (2.54%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.08%) VB
14 8 (1.85%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.85%) VBA
15 6 (1.39%) Ruby
15 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.15%) XAML
17 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 150 (34.64%) Degree
2 38 (8.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.85%) HND
4 7 (1.62%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.92%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.23%) CISSP
10 1 (0.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.08%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) GDPR
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (8.31%) Docker
1 36 (8.31%) Firmware
2 5 (1.15%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.08%) Puppet
2 8 (1.85%) Oozie
3 6 (1.39%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.62%) Google
3 28 (6.47%) Oracle
4 12 (2.77%) Adobe
4 12 (2.77%) SAP
5 9 (2.08%) Infor
5 9 (2.08%) Tableau
5 9 (2.08%) Talend
6 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.39%) HP
7 6 (1.39%) OpenText
7 6 (1.39%) Reuters
8 4 (0.92%) Telerik
9 3 (0.69%) hybris
9 3 (0.69%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.46%) IBM
10 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.46%) Zend
11 1 (0.23%) NetApp
11 1 (0.23%) VMware