Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 16 34
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 223 151 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.80% 11.64% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 12.69% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 143 112 215
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,625 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,438 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% -4.44%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £79,625 £74,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +9.52%

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 3,036 1,190 3,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.56% 91.75% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,017 977 3,068
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,250 £34,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,055 £68,225
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.70%

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -6 93 £56,250 +9.22% 42
Leicestershire -1 70 £42,500 +3.03% 24
Northamptonshire -24 26 £65,000 +20.93% 7
Derbyshire -30 20 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Lincolnshire -25 11 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 128 (57.40%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (43.05%) C#
3 82 (36.77%) .NET
4 81 (36.32%) DevOps
5 76 (34.08%) JavaScript
5 76 (34.08%) Azure
6 68 (30.49%) SQL Server
7 63 (28.25%) Social Skills
8 61 (27.35%) AWS
9 59 (26.46%) SQL
10 54 (24.22%) Microsoft
10 54 (24.22%) Microservices
11 46 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
12 44 (19.73%) Docker
13 41 (18.39%) React
14 39 (17.49%) QA
15 38 (17.04%) Unit Testing
15 38 (17.04%) Computer Science
15 38 (17.04%) Java
16 37 (16.59%) Degree
17 35 (15.70%) SaaS
18 34 (15.25%) Terraform
18 34 (15.25%) HTML
19 33 (14.80%) REST
20 32 (14.35%) AngularJS
21 31 (13.90%) Python
21 31 (13.90%) Law
22 30 (13.45%) Kubernetes
23 29 (13.00%) Node.js
24 28 (12.56%) Security Cleared

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 9 (4.04%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.79%) IIS
3 2 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 76 (34.08%) Azure
2 61 (27.35%) AWS
3 35 (15.70%) SaaS
4 15 (6.73%) Serverless
5 14 (6.28%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (4.48%) Datadog
7 7 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (3.14%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (3.14%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (3.14%) GCP
8 6 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (2.24%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.45%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (0.45%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.45%) IaaS
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.45%) PaaS
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.59%) HTTP
1 8 (3.59%) Internet
1 8 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.14%) DNS
2 7 (3.14%) SMTP
3 5 (2.24%) DAB
4 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.79%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.35%) RS-232
5 3 (1.35%) RS-485
5 3 (1.35%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.90%) Broadband
6 2 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 15 (6.73%) MySQL
5 14 (6.28%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (5.83%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.69%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.79%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.45%) Big Data
12 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (10.76%) GitLab
2 13 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.38%) JMeter
3 12 (5.38%) Postman
4 10 (4.48%) JUnit
4 10 (4.48%) Selenium
5 8 (3.59%) JIRA
6 7 (3.14%) Cypress.io
6 7 (3.14%) Subversion
7 6 (2.69%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.69%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.24%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.79%) Gradle
10 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.35%) GCC
11 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.90%) git-flow
12 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.45%) TestRail
General
1 63 (28.25%) Social Skills
2 31 (13.90%) Law
3 22 (9.87%) Marketing
4 20 (8.97%) Finance
5 9 (4.04%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.69%) Electronics
7 5 (2.24%) Banking
8 4 (1.79%) Police
9 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (1.35%) Retail
10 2 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.45%) Legal
11 1 (0.45%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (42.60%) Software Engineer
2 65 (29.15%) Developer
3 24 (10.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (9.42%) .NET Software Engineer
5 18 (8.07%) Java Engineer
5 18 (8.07%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (7.17%) C# Software Engineer
6 16 (7.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (6.73%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.83%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.83%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.38%) Junior
10 11 (4.93%) Software Manager
11 10 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.04%) Architect
12 9 (4.04%) Embedded Engineer
13 8 (3.59%) Analyst
13 8 (3.59%) Customer Analyst
13 8 (3.59%) Engineering Manager
13 8 (3.59%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (36.77%) .NET
2 41 (18.39%) React
3 34 (15.25%) HTML
4 33 (14.80%) REST
5 32 (14.35%) AngularJS
6 29 (13.00%) Node.js
7 26 (11.66%) .NET Core
8 24 (10.76%) .NET Framework
8 24 (10.76%) RESTful
9 21 (9.42%) CSS
10 20 (8.97%) HTML5
10 20 (8.97%) JSON
11 18 (8.07%) GraphQL
12 15 (6.73%) Express
12 15 (6.73%) Web Services
12 15 (6.73%) XML
13 13 (5.83%) Kafka
13 13 (5.83%) Spring
13 13 (5.83%) WPF
14 11 (4.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.59%) Management Information System
1 8 (3.59%) Virtual Team
2 7 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.14%) Legacy Applications
2 7 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.69%) Cloud Native
3 6 (2.69%) User Experience
4 5 (2.24%) Biotechnology
5 4 (1.79%) Life Science
6 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (0.90%) Lidar
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.45%) Robotics
8 1 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.11%) Linux
2 20 (8.97%) Windows
3 12 (5.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.48%) Unix
5 7 (3.14%) Android
6 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (57.40%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (36.32%) DevOps
3 54 (24.22%) Microservices
4 46 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (17.04%) Computer Science
5 38 (17.04%) Unit Testing
6 25 (11.21%) Scrum
6 25 (11.21%) TDD
7 23 (10.31%) Software Testing
8 22 (9.87%) Front End Development
9 21 (9.42%) OO
10 19 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.52%) SDLC
10 19 (8.52%) SOA
11 16 (7.17%) MVC
11 16 (7.17%) Test Automation
12 14 (6.28%) API Design
12 14 (6.28%) Coaching
12 14 (6.28%) Full Stack Development
12 14 (6.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 96 (43.05%) C#
2 76 (34.08%) JavaScript
3 59 (26.46%) SQL
4 38 (17.04%) Java
5 31 (13.90%) Python
6 24 (10.76%) TypeScript
7 22 (9.87%) C++
8 15 (6.73%) Java 8
9 12 (5.38%) C
10 11 (4.93%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.48%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.14%) Embedded C
12 7 (3.14%) Ruby
13 6 (2.69%) PHP
14 4 (1.79%) Go
14 4 (1.79%) Groovy
15 3 (1.35%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 37 (16.59%) Degree
2 28 (12.56%) Security Cleared
3 24 (10.76%) SC Cleared
4 16 (7.17%) HNC
4 16 (7.17%) HND
5 12 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.45%) MCSD
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (17.49%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.90%) GxP
2 2 (0.90%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) MISRA
3 1 (0.45%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (19.73%) Docker
2 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (15.25%) Terraform
2 30 (13.45%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.59%) Ansible
4 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.35%) Istio
6 2 (0.90%) Opsgenie
7 1 (0.45%) Consul
Vendors
1 54 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.38%) Oracle
3 7 (3.14%) Google
3 7 (3.14%) Rackspace
4 5 (2.24%) Cisco
4 5 (2.24%) New Relic
5 4 (1.79%) Sun
5 4 (1.79%) VMware
6 3 (1.35%) Informatica
6 3 (1.35%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.90%) EMC
7 2 (0.90%) Meraki
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe
8 1 (0.45%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.45%) Nintex
8 1 (0.45%) Rollbar
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.45%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.45%) YouTube