Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 29 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 442 382 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.99% 7.29% 8.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.79% 8.02% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 308 321 625
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £59,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 4,097 4,766 5,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.57% 90.99% 91.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,086 3,950 4,653
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,091
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.97% +5.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Leicestershire +42 146 £40,000 +6.67% 35
Nottinghamshire -6 129 £50,000 +5.26% 42
Northamptonshire +2 120 £50,000 +72.41% 17
Derbyshire +18 35 £45,000 +18.42% 8
Lincolnshire +15 6 £26,000 -5.45% 4
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 246 (55.66%) Java
1 246 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (44.80%) Degree
3 184 (41.63%) C#
4 137 (31.00%) HTML
4 137 (31.00%) JavaScript
5 130 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 120 (27.15%) C++
7 119 (26.92%) Spring
8 115 (26.02%) SQL
9 109 (24.66%) .NET
10 108 (24.43%) Linux
11 96 (21.72%) OO
11 96 (21.72%) C
11 96 (21.72%) CSS
12 93 (21.04%) Problem-Solving
13 91 (20.59%) Finance
13 91 (20.59%) Scrum
14 87 (19.68%) Computer Science
14 87 (19.68%) MVC
15 85 (19.23%) Unit Testing
16 84 (19.00%) RESTful
17 83 (18.78%) Maven
18 82 (18.55%) Manufacturing
18 82 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
18 82 (18.55%) Technical Leadership
19 80 (18.10%) Time Management
20 79 (17.87%) Firmware
21 78 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
22 71 (16.06%) 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 40 (9.05%) Apache
2 24 (5.43%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.49%) IIS
4 10 (2.26%) Confluence
4 10 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.04%) SAS
6 8 (1.81%) CMS
7 5 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.13%) Alfresco
7 5 (1.13%) Liferay
7 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.45%) JBoss
8 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.04%) SPSS
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.57%) GitHub
2 51 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.49%) SaaS
6 7 (1.58%) PaaS
7 6 (1.36%) IaaS
8 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.18%) Modbus
1 45 (10.18%) RS-485
1 45 (10.18%) TCP/IP
2 23 (5.20%) HTTP
3 15 (3.39%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.90%) Internet
4 4 (0.90%) VPN
5 2 (0.45%) DNS
5 2 (0.45%) IPv4
5 2 (0.45%) IPv6
5 2 (0.45%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) SMS
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.11%) Big Data
3 23 (5.20%) HBase
4 22 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (4.75%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.62%) MySQL
7 15 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.17%) Apache Hive
8 14 (3.17%) Impala
9 11 (2.49%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.49%) OLTP
10 10 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.04%) BigQuery
11 9 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.04%) Flink
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 83 (18.78%) Maven
2 66 (14.93%) Visual Studio
3 62 (14.03%) Git (software)
3 62 (14.03%) Jenkins
4 52 (11.76%) Robot Framework
5 49 (11.09%) Subversion
6 47 (10.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (6.56%) Gradle
8 26 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (4.75%) Cucumber
10 17 (3.85%) JIRA
10 17 (3.85%) JUnit
11 13 (2.94%) webpack
12 12 (2.71%) Grunt
12 12 (2.71%) gulp
13 9 (2.04%) CppUnit
13 9 (2.04%) GitLab
13 9 (2.04%) Selenium
14 8 (1.81%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.81%) EasyMock
General
1 91 (20.59%) Finance
2 82 (18.55%) Manufacturing
3 51 (11.54%) Marketing
4 36 (8.14%) Automotive
5 32 (7.24%) Banking
6 18 (4.07%) Retail
7 13 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Advertising
8 3 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 206 (46.61%) Software Engineer
2 170 (38.46%) Developer
3 74 (16.74%) Java Developer
4 58 (13.12%) Lead Software Engineer
4 58 (13.12%) Software Developer
5 51 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 45 (10.18%) C# Developer
7 43 (9.73%) Embedded Engineer
8 40 (9.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 39 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 36 (8.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 36 (8.14%) Java Engineer
11 34 (7.69%) Senior Developer
12 32 (7.24%) C# Software Developer
13 25 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
14 24 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
15 21 (4.75%) Web Engineer
16 19 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
16 19 (4.30%) Test Engineer
17 18 (4.07%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (31.00%) HTML
2 119 (26.92%) Spring
3 109 (24.66%) .NET
4 96 (21.72%) CSS
5 84 (19.00%) RESTful
6 68 (15.38%) HTML5
7 65 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 62 (14.03%) jQuery
8 62 (14.03%) JSON
9 61 (13.80%) Web Services
10 50 (11.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (10.18%) AngularJS
12 42 (9.50%) Ajax
13 36 (8.14%) .NET Framework
14 32 (7.24%) Node.js
14 32 (7.24%) Razor View Engine
15 28 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (6.11%) REST
17 26 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 26 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 59 (13.35%) Device Driver
3 45 (10.18%) CAN bus
4 33 (7.47%) Mobile App
5 26 (5.88%) User Experience
6 23 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 15 (3.39%) Public Cloud
10 15 (3.39%) Verilog
10 15 (3.39%) VHDL
11 8 (1.81%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.81%) Wiki
12 7 (1.58%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.58%) EPoS
13 5 (1.13%) Fintech
14 4 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.90%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 108 (24.43%) Linux
2 59 (13.35%) Android
3 55 (12.44%) Windows
4 54 (12.22%) Apple iOS
5 48 (10.86%) FreeRTOS
6 29 (6.56%) Unix
7 9 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.81%) CentOS
9 6 (1.36%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (21.72%) OO
3 93 (21.04%) Problem-Solving
4 91 (20.59%) Scrum
5 87 (19.68%) Computer Science
5 87 (19.68%) MVC
6 85 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 82 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (18.55%) Technical Leadership
8 80 (18.10%) Time Management
9 71 (16.06%) Microservices
10 69 (15.61%) Test Automation
11 66 (14.93%) TDD
11 66 (14.93%) Web Development
12 63 (14.25%) SDLC
13 49 (11.09%) Cybersecurity
14 41 (9.28%) SOA
15 39 (8.82%) Open Source
16 30 (6.79%) Analytics
16 30 (6.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 246 (55.66%) Java
2 184 (41.63%) C#
3 137 (31.00%) JavaScript
4 120 (27.15%) C++
5 115 (26.02%) SQL
6 96 (21.72%) C
7 48 (10.86%) Python
8 26 (5.88%) Java 8
9 22 (4.98%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.62%) PHP
10 16 (3.62%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.94%) Scala
12 10 (2.26%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.13%) Go
14 3 (0.68%) Ruby
14 3 (0.68%) VB
14 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 198 (44.80%) Degree
2 48 (10.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.58%) CISSP
5 6 (1.36%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (0.90%) CEH
6 4 (0.90%) CEPT
6 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.90%) GPEN
6 4 (0.90%) OSCP
7 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.45%) CISM
8 2 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PhD
9 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.05%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (17.87%) Firmware
2 43 (9.73%) Docker
3 6 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.36%) HDFS
4 2 (0.45%) etcd
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.81%) Oozie
2 8 (1.81%) Puppet
3 5 (1.13%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.45%) Consul
5 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 130 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.24%) Google
3 20 (4.52%) Oracle
4 9 (2.04%) Infor
4 9 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.04%) Tableau
4 9 (2.04%) Talend
5 7 (1.58%) Adobe
5 7 (1.58%) SAP
6 6 (1.36%) ForgeRock
6 6 (1.36%) Reuters
7 5 (1.13%) HP
7 5 (1.13%) OpenText
8 3 (0.68%) Telerik
8 3 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.45%) F5
9 2 (0.45%) hybris
9 2 (0.45%) McAfee
9 2 (0.45%) Splunk
9 2 (0.45%) Symantec