Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 222 293 393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.46% 9.06% 9.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 9.85% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 188 237 227
10th Percentile £33,375 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £73,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 2,363 2,974 3,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 90.02% 91.99% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 2,498 2,772
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year - +6.51% +0.60%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -1 108 £50,000 -13.04% 35
Derbyshire +16 39 £37,500 - 15
Leicestershire -4 37 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Northamptonshire -5 26 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Lincolnshire +1 9 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 108 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (47.30%) C#
3 98 (44.14%) JavaScript
4 84 (37.84%) .NET
5 77 (34.68%) Finance
6 53 (23.87%) Java
6 53 (23.87%) .NET Core
7 52 (23.42%) Microservices
7 52 (23.42%) QA
8 50 (22.52%) C
9 49 (22.07%) AWS
10 47 (21.17%) AngularJS
11 44 (19.82%) C++
12 43 (19.37%) Python
13 42 (18.92%) DevOps
14 41 (18.47%) Software Testing
15 40 (18.02%) OO
16 39 (17.57%) Azure
17 36 (16.22%) Degree
17 36 (16.22%) Linux
18 33 (14.86%) TDD
19 32 (14.41%) SQL
20 31 (13.96%) Docker
21 30 (13.51%) Test Automation
22 28 (12.61%) Node.js
23 27 (12.16%) ASP.NET
24 26 (11.71%) Vue.js
25 24 (10.81%) Relational Database
26 22 (9.91%) Regression Testing
27 21 (9.46%) Manufacturing

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 3 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (1.35%) Alfresco
1 3 (1.35%) CMS
1 3 (1.35%) Liferay
2 2 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) AutoCAD
1 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 49 (22.07%) AWS
2 39 (17.57%) Azure
3 10 (4.50%) Serverless
4 9 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.25%) GCP
5 5 (2.25%) SaaS
6 3 (1.35%) npm
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.45%) IaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) Ethernet
2 7 (3.15%) RS-232
2 7 (3.15%) RS-485
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.80%) MySQL
4 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.45%) Power BI
6 1 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 15 (6.76%) Eclipse
2 13 (5.86%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.60%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.15%) GCC
6 6 (2.70%) git-flow
7 5 (2.25%) JIRA
8 4 (1.80%) NUnit
8 4 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.35%) Grunt
9 3 (1.35%) gulp
9 3 (1.35%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.35%) MSTest
9 3 (1.35%) Protractor
9 3 (1.35%) Selenium
9 3 (1.35%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.45%) Moq
General
1 77 (34.68%) Finance
2 21 (9.46%) Manufacturing
3 16 (7.21%) Law
4 10 (4.50%) Electronics
5 6 (2.70%) Automotive
6 4 (1.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (45.05%) Software Engineer
2 80 (36.04%) Developer
3 35 (15.77%) C# Developer
3 35 (15.77%) Senior Software Engineer
4 33 (14.86%) .NET Developer
5 30 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (11.71%) C++ Software Engineer
7 24 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (10.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 22 (9.91%) C Software Engineer
8 22 (9.91%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (9.91%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 22 (9.91%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 15 (6.76%) Lead Software Engineer
10 14 (6.31%) Embedded Engineer
11 13 (5.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.86%) Java Developer
12 12 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
13 11 (4.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 11 (4.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (37.84%) .NET
2 53 (23.87%) .NET Core
3 47 (21.17%) AngularJS
4 28 (12.61%) Node.js
5 27 (12.16%) ASP.NET
6 26 (11.71%) Vue.js
7 20 (9.01%) HTML
8 17 (7.66%) CSS
9 15 (6.76%) React
10 13 (5.86%) JSON
11 12 (5.41%) REST
11 12 (5.41%) Spring
12 11 (4.95%) HTML5
13 9 (4.05%) JPA
13 9 (4.05%) RESTful
14 8 (3.60%) CSS3
15 7 (3.15%) Entity Framework
15 7 (3.15%) Web Services
16 6 (2.70%) .NET Framework
16 6 (2.70%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.01%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (7.21%) User Experience
3 9 (4.05%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.90%) Lidar
5 2 (0.90%) Robotics
5 2 (0.90%) SCADA
5 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.45%) Contactless
6 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.45%) iPad
6 1 (0.45%) Life Science
6 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.45%) NHS
6 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.22%) Linux
2 11 (4.95%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (1.80%) Windows
4 3 (1.35%) Android
4 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.42%) Microservices
3 42 (18.92%) DevOps
4 41 (18.47%) Software Testing
5 40 (18.02%) OO
6 33 (14.86%) TDD
7 30 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 22 (9.91%) Regression Testing
9 18 (8.11%) Scrum
10 16 (7.21%) Embedded Software Development
10 16 (7.21%) MVC
11 15 (6.76%) Computer Science
11 15 (6.76%) Validation
12 14 (6.31%) Fintech
12 14 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (4.95%) Front End Development
14 9 (4.05%) BDD
14 9 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.05%) Product Strategy
15 8 (3.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (47.30%) C#
2 98 (44.14%) JavaScript
3 53 (23.87%) Java
4 50 (22.52%) C
5 44 (19.82%) C++
6 43 (19.37%) Python
7 32 (14.41%) SQL
8 14 (6.31%) Embedded C
9 13 (5.86%) Ruby
10 12 (5.41%) Java 8
11 9 (4.05%) Groovy
11 9 (4.05%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.80%) PHP
12 4 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.35%) Go
13 3 (1.35%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.90%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (16.22%) Degree
2 12 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.90%) HNC
3 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (23.42%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (1.35%) GxP
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (13.96%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) Firmware
3 2 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.86%) Kubernetes
2 12 (5.41%) Ansible
3 11 (4.95%) Terraform
4 9 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.35%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.90%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.95%) Oracle
3 8 (3.60%) LexisNexis
4 5 (2.25%) Facebook
4 5 (2.25%) HP
4 5 (2.25%) Twitter
4 5 (2.25%) YouTube
5 3 (1.35%) Adobe
5 3 (1.35%) OpenText
6 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.90%) Intel
6 2 (0.90%) Sun
6 2 (0.90%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.45%) Cadence
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Informatica
7 1 (0.45%) TIBCO