Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 263 322 411
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.73% 8.02% 8.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% 8.74% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 221 231 324
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.55% +24.38%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%

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 2,250 3,684 4,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.84% 91.80% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,811 2,682 3,904
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +21 132 £55,000 +17.02% 11
Leicestershire 0 49 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Northamptonshire +6 48 £42,500 -29.17% 5
Derbyshire +9 23 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Lincolnshire +3 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 159 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (46.77%) C#
3 112 (42.59%) Java
4 98 (37.26%) JavaScript
5 88 (33.46%) .NET
6 76 (28.90%) Degree
7 64 (24.33%) Azure
8 62 (23.57%) Scrum
9 61 (23.19%) CSS
10 60 (22.81%) HTML
11 58 (22.05%) Microsoft
11 58 (22.05%) DevOps
12 57 (21.67%) AWS
13 56 (21.29%) Python
14 54 (20.53%) Test Automation
15 51 (19.39%) Computer Science
16 48 (18.25%) SQL
17 45 (17.11%) TDD
18 42 (15.97%) Git (software)
19 40 (15.21%) BDD
19 40 (15.21%) AngularJS
20 38 (14.45%) SDLC
21 37 (14.07%) Public Cloud
21 37 (14.07%) Enterprise Software
21 37 (14.07%) C++
22 36 (13.69%) Computer Science Degree
23 34 (12.93%) .NET Framework
23 34 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
23 34 (12.93%) Big Data
24 33 (12.55%) Unit Testing

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 30 (11.41%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.56%) CMS
3 7 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Magento
1 2 (0.76%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 64 (24.33%) Azure
2 57 (21.67%) AWS
3 27 (10.27%) SaaS
4 10 (3.80%) GCP
5 5 (1.90%) PaaS
6 4 (1.52%) IaaS
7 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.76%) Office 365
7 2 (0.76%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.76%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.76%) Serverless
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.38%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) SAN
2 9 (3.42%) FTP
3 2 (0.76%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.93%) Big Data
2 31 (11.79%) Hadoop
3 28 (10.65%) HBase
4 27 (10.27%) SQL Server
5 16 (6.08%) Apache Hive
6 13 (4.94%) Impala
7 10 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.04%) Data Mining
9 8 (3.04%) Flink
10 6 (2.28%) MySQL
11 4 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.14%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.14%) OLAP
12 3 (1.14%) OLTP
12 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 42 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.79%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (7.60%) Eclipse
4 20 (7.60%) IntelliJ
4 20 (7.60%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (7.60%) Subversion
5 17 (6.46%) Visual Studio
6 13 (4.94%) Mercurial
6 13 (4.94%) NUnit
7 10 (3.80%) JIRA
8 9 (3.42%) JUnit
8 9 (3.42%) SpecFlow
8 9 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.66%) Selenium
10 3 (1.14%) ERwin
10 3 (1.14%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (11.41%) Finance
1 30 (11.41%) Retail
2 20 (7.60%) Law
3 8 (3.04%) Back Office
4 7 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.28%) Electronics
5 6 (2.28%) Games
6 5 (1.90%) Police
7 4 (1.52%) Banking
8 3 (1.14%) Marketing
9 2 (0.76%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 117 (44.49%) Software Engineer
2 95 (36.12%) Developer
3 35 (13.31%) Senior Developer
4 34 (12.93%) Java Developer
5 33 (12.55%) Java Engineer
6 32 (12.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 31 (11.79%) C# Software Engineer
7 31 (11.79%) Lead Software Engineer
8 29 (11.03%) Lead Developer
8 29 (11.03%) Software Developer
9 28 (10.65%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (8.75%) Lead Java Developer
11 21 (7.98%) .NET Developer
11 21 (7.98%) Architect
11 21 (7.98%) C# Developer
12 18 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (6.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 15 (5.70%) Analyst
14 15 (5.70%) JavaScript Engineer
15 14 (5.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (33.46%) .NET
2 61 (23.19%) CSS
3 60 (22.81%) HTML
4 40 (15.21%) AngularJS
5 34 (12.93%) .NET Framework
6 32 (12.17%) ASP.NET
7 28 (10.65%) Spring
8 24 (9.13%) Web Services
9 23 (8.75%) CSS3
9 23 (8.75%) HTML5
10 20 (7.60%) J2EE
10 20 (7.60%) RESTful
11 19 (7.22%) jQuery
11 19 (7.22%) WPF
12 18 (6.84%) Kafka
12 18 (6.84%) Node.js
12 18 (6.84%) React
13 12 (4.56%) WinForms
14 11 (4.18%) LINQ
14 11 (4.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.07%) Enterprise Software
1 37 (14.07%) Public Cloud
2 27 (10.27%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (6.84%) Cloud Native
4 14 (5.32%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.80%) User Experience
6 9 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.90%) Social Media
8 4 (1.52%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.14%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.13%) Linux
2 23 (8.75%) Windows
3 14 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (5.32%) Ubuntu
4 11 (4.18%) Unix
5 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (23.57%) Scrum
3 58 (22.05%) DevOps
4 54 (20.53%) Test Automation
5 51 (19.39%) Computer Science
6 45 (17.11%) TDD
7 40 (15.21%) BDD
8 38 (14.45%) SDLC
9 34 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (12.55%) MVC
10 33 (12.55%) Unit Testing
11 31 (11.79%) User Stories
12 29 (11.03%) OO
13 25 (9.51%) Analytics
13 25 (9.51%) OOP
14 24 (9.13%) Microservices
15 23 (8.75%) Data Analysis
15 23 (8.75%) Technical Leadership
16 22 (8.37%) Secure Coding
17 20 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 123 (46.77%) C#
2 112 (42.59%) Java
3 98 (37.26%) JavaScript
4 56 (21.29%) Python
5 48 (18.25%) SQL
6 37 (14.07%) C++
7 26 (9.89%) Scala
8 22 (8.37%) PowerShell
9 19 (7.22%) T-SQL
10 12 (4.56%) C
10 12 (4.56%) Perl
11 11 (4.18%) Embedded C
11 11 (4.18%) TypeScript
12 9 (3.42%) Fortran
13 7 (2.66%) PHP
13 7 (2.66%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.90%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.52%) Ruby
16 2 (0.76%) ES6
Qualifications
1 76 (28.90%) Degree
2 36 (13.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (6.84%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.08%) AWS Certification
5 12 (4.56%) Master's Degree
6 8 (3.04%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.66%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.38%) HND
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.27%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (9.13%) HDFS
2 14 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.56%) Docker
4 5 (1.90%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (7.22%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.32%) SCCM
2 14 (5.32%) SCOM
2 14 (5.32%) WSUS
3 9 (3.42%) Kibana
3 9 (3.42%) Puppet
4 4 (1.52%) Ansible
4 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.14%) Terraform
6 1 (0.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 58 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.75%) Google
3 14 (5.32%) HP
3 14 (5.32%) NetApp
3 14 (5.32%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.18%) Oracle
5 9 (3.42%) IBM
6 5 (1.90%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.52%) Cognizant
8 3 (1.14%) SAP
8 3 (1.14%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.76%) VMware
10 1 (0.38%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.38%) Intel
10 1 (0.38%) NICE Systems
10 1 (0.38%) Pega
10 1 (0.38%) Plumtree
10 1 (0.38%) Remedy
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.38%) Sun