Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 31 18
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 183 248 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.05% 6.73% 10.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.18% 7.30% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 180 229 289
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,625 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
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 1,798 3,398 3,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.88% 92.16% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,483 2,913 2,930
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £67,500
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +8 94 £50,000 -9.09% 34
Derbyshire +18 33 £37,500 -7.41% 15
Northamptonshire +4 29 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Leicestershire +19 17 £50,000 - 14
Lincolnshire +12 7 £75,000 +66.67% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 102 (55.74%) C#
2 98 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (46.45%) .NET
4 82 (44.81%) JavaScript
5 59 (32.24%) .NET Core
6 55 (30.05%) Finance
7 51 (27.87%) Azure
8 46 (25.14%) AWS
8 46 (25.14%) Microservices
9 45 (24.59%) QA
10 43 (23.50%) C
11 37 (20.22%) DevOps
12 35 (19.13%) ASP.NET
13 33 (18.03%) Java
13 33 (18.03%) C++
14 32 (17.49%) SQL
14 32 (17.49%) AngularJS
15 31 (16.94%) TDD
16 29 (15.85%) Greenfield Project
17 28 (15.30%) Linux
17 28 (15.30%) Relational Database
18 25 (13.66%) Python
19 24 (13.11%) User Experience
19 24 (13.11%) JSON
19 24 (13.11%) Vue.js
20 22 (12.02%) Node.js
21 21 (11.48%) OO
22 19 (10.38%) CSS
22 19 (10.38%) Microsoft
22 19 (10.38%) Degree

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 1 (0.55%) Apache
1 1 (0.55%) Confluence
1 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) AutoCAD
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.87%) Azure
2 46 (25.14%) AWS
3 5 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.19%) SaaS
4 4 (2.19%) Serverless
5 3 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.64%) GCP
6 2 (1.09%) npm
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.10%) Ethernet
2 7 (3.83%) RS-232
2 7 (3.83%) RS-485
3 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.09%) Modbus
5 1 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.30%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.19%) MySQL
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.55%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.55%) Power BI
8 1 (0.55%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.46%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.83%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.73%) GCC
4 5 (2.73%) git-flow
4 5 (2.73%) JIRA
4 5 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.73%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.64%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.64%) MSTest
6 3 (1.64%) NUnit
6 3 (1.64%) Protractor
6 3 (1.64%) Selenium
6 3 (1.64%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.09%) Grunt
7 2 (1.09%) gulp
7 2 (1.09%) jspm
7 2 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 55 (30.05%) Finance
2 17 (9.29%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.74%) Law
4 10 (5.46%) Electronics
5 8 (4.37%) Automotive
6 4 (2.19%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (43.17%) Software Engineer
2 74 (40.44%) Developer
3 47 (25.68%) C# Developer
4 38 (20.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 34 (18.58%) .NET Developer
6 29 (15.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (10.93%) C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (10.38%) Senior Developer
9 18 (9.84%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (8.20%) C Software Engineer
10 15 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (8.20%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 14 (7.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (7.65%) Senior C Software Engineer
11 14 (7.65%) Software Developer
12 13 (7.10%) C# Software Engineer
12 13 (7.10%) Embedded Engineer
13 11 (6.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 10 (5.46%) Lead Software Engineer
15 9 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (46.45%) .NET
2 59 (32.24%) .NET Core
3 35 (19.13%) ASP.NET
4 32 (17.49%) AngularJS
5 24 (13.11%) JSON
5 24 (13.11%) Vue.js
6 22 (12.02%) Node.js
7 19 (10.38%) CSS
8 18 (9.84%) HTML
9 17 (9.29%) React
10 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (4.37%) .NET Framework
11 8 (4.37%) Web Services
12 7 (3.83%) CSS3
12 7 (3.83%) Entity Framework
12 7 (3.83%) HTML5
12 7 (3.83%) Spring
13 6 (3.28%) RESTful
13 6 (3.28%) WCF
14 5 (2.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (13.11%) User Experience
3 12 (6.56%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.09%) EPoS
7 2 (1.09%) SCADA
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.30%) Linux
2 10 (5.46%) Windows
3 7 (3.83%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (2.73%) Unix
5 4 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.64%) Android
6 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.14%) Microservices
3 37 (20.22%) DevOps
4 31 (16.94%) TDD
5 21 (11.48%) OO
6 19 (10.38%) Test Automation
7 17 (9.29%) MVC
8 15 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (7.65%) Regression Testing
9 14 (7.65%) Scrum
10 13 (7.10%) Collaborative Working
11 11 (6.01%) Embedded Software Development
12 10 (5.46%) BDD
13 9 (4.92%) Front End Development
14 8 (4.37%) Cross-Platform Development
14 8 (4.37%) Fintech
14 8 (4.37%) Validation
15 7 (3.83%) Mentoring
15 7 (3.83%) Unit Testing
16 6 (3.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 102 (55.74%) C#
2 82 (44.81%) JavaScript
3 43 (23.50%) C
4 33 (18.03%) C++
4 33 (18.03%) Java
5 32 (17.49%) SQL
6 25 (13.66%) Python
7 12 (6.56%) Embedded C
8 10 (5.46%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.37%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.28%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.64%) Go
12 2 (1.09%) Java 8
12 2 (1.09%) PHP
13 1 (0.55%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 19 (10.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.09%) HNC
3 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (24.59%) QA
2 4 (2.19%) GDPR
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) Firmware
2 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.09%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.10%) Oracle
3 6 (3.28%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.19%) LexisNexis
4 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.19%) Sun
5 2 (1.09%) HP
5 2 (1.09%) Intel
5 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.55%) Google
6 1 (0.55%) Xilinx