Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 25 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 424 455 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.02% 8.59% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.81% 9.39% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 265 349 504
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £59,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 3,923 4,845 5,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.70% 91.48% 90.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,839 4,084 4,393
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,288 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £64,900
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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +50 169 £40,000 +14.29% 36
Nottinghamshire -11 122 £50,000 - 56
Northamptonshire +15 103 £50,000 +72.41% 24
Derbyshire +18 27 £41,000 +13.10% 16
Lincolnshire +19 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 281 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (58.49%) Java
3 221 (52.12%) Degree
4 217 (51.18%) C#
5 138 (32.55%) Spring
6 137 (32.31%) JavaScript
7 134 (31.60%) HTML
8 128 (30.19%) Linux
9 126 (29.72%) C++
9 126 (29.72%) Microsoft
10 112 (26.42%) Firmware
11 109 (25.71%) C
12 108 (25.47%) Unit Testing
13 106 (25.00%) Maven
14 105 (24.76%) Time Management
15 101 (23.82%) Visual Studio
16 99 (23.35%) Manufacturing
16 99 (23.35%) Scrum
17 98 (23.11%) CSS
18 96 (22.64%) .NET
19 94 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
20 91 (21.46%) OO
21 89 (20.99%) SQL
21 89 (20.99%) Technical Leadership
22 87 (20.52%) Finance
23 86 (20.28%) RESTful
24 85 (20.05%) Embedded Systems
25 84 (19.81%) Android
26 82 (19.34%) Robot Framework
27 81 (19.10%) FreeRTOS

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 51 (12.03%) Apache
2 21 (4.95%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.12%) Confluence
3 9 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.89%) IIS
5 7 (1.65%) SAS
6 4 (0.94%) CMS
6 4 (0.94%) JBoss
6 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.47%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.47%) Liferay
7 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.65%) SPSS
2 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 67 (15.80%) GitHub
2 50 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (4.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (2.83%) SaaS
6 10 (2.36%) PaaS
7 9 (2.12%) IaaS
8 5 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.71%) Serverless
10 2 (0.47%) npm
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (17.92%) Modbus
1 76 (17.92%) RS-485
1 76 (17.92%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.77%) HTTP
3 8 (1.89%) Ethernet
3 8 (1.89%) VPN
4 5 (1.18%) PPP
5 4 (0.94%) DNS
5 4 (0.94%) IPv4
5 4 (0.94%) IPv6
5 4 (0.94%) Network Security
6 3 (0.71%) Firewall
6 3 (0.71%) Internet
7 2 (0.47%) MQTT
7 2 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.24%) LAN
8 1 (0.24%) SAN
8 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (5.66%) Big Data
4 20 (4.72%) HBase
5 17 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.77%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.54%) Apache Hive
7 15 (3.54%) Impala
8 12 (2.83%) OLTP
9 10 (2.36%) MySQL
10 8 (1.89%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.65%) BigQuery
11 7 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.65%) SQLite
12 6 (1.42%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.18%) Flink
13 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.94%) NonStop SQL
14 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 106 (25.00%) Maven
2 101 (23.82%) Visual Studio
3 82 (19.34%) Robot Framework
4 72 (16.98%) Jenkins
5 63 (14.86%) Git (software)
6 37 (8.73%) Subversion
7 32 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (5.42%) Gradle
9 20 (4.72%) JIRA
10 16 (3.77%) Cucumber
11 14 (3.30%) webpack
12 13 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (3.07%) CppUnit
13 12 (2.83%) Grunt
13 12 (2.83%) gulp
14 10 (2.36%) Selenium
15 9 (2.12%) GitLab
16 8 (1.89%) JUnit
17 6 (1.42%) JMeter
17 6 (1.42%) WebDriver
General
1 99 (23.35%) Manufacturing
2 87 (20.52%) Finance
3 67 (15.80%) Marketing
4 40 (9.43%) Automotive
5 19 (4.48%) Banking
6 16 (3.77%) Retail
7 7 (1.65%) Advertising
7 7 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Military
8 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (49.06%) Software Engineer
2 147 (34.67%) Developer
3 74 (17.45%) Lead Software Engineer
4 58 (13.68%) Java Developer
5 53 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 48 (11.32%) Embedded Engineer
7 45 (10.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 42 (9.91%) .NET Developer
8 42 (9.91%) C# Developer
9 34 (8.02%) C# Software Developer
10 31 (7.31%) Web Engineer
11 30 (7.08%) Senior Developer
12 29 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 28 (6.60%) Applications Engineer
13 28 (6.60%) Senior Software Engineer
13 28 (6.60%) Web Applications Engineer
14 27 (6.37%) .NET Software Developer
15 25 (5.90%) Test Engineer
16 22 (5.19%) Java Engineer
17 18 (4.25%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (32.55%) Spring
2 134 (31.60%) HTML
3 98 (23.11%) CSS
4 96 (22.64%) .NET
5 86 (20.28%) RESTful
6 76 (17.92%) HTML5
7 75 (17.69%) JSON
8 52 (12.26%) Web Services
9 50 (11.79%) ASP.NET
10 48 (11.32%) Node.js
11 40 (9.43%) jQuery
12 35 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (8.25%) REST
13 34 (8.02%) AngularJS
14 31 (7.31%) COM
15 26 (6.13%) Ajax
15 26 (6.13%) LINQ
16 25 (5.90%) .NET Framework
17 23 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (4.95%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 85 (20.05%) Embedded Systems
2 76 (17.92%) CAN bus
3 63 (14.86%) Device Driver
4 29 (6.84%) User Experience
5 24 (5.66%) Mobile App
6 19 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.54%) Public Cloud
8 13 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (2.12%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (1.89%) Verilog
11 8 (1.89%) VHDL
12 7 (1.65%) EPoS
13 6 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (1.42%) PKI
14 5 (1.18%) Wiki
15 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (30.19%) Linux
2 84 (19.81%) Android
3 81 (19.10%) FreeRTOS
4 77 (18.16%) Apple iOS
5 58 (13.68%) Windows
6 15 (3.54%) Unix
7 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.94%) CentOS
8 4 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (25.47%) Unit Testing
3 105 (24.76%) Time Management
4 99 (23.35%) Scrum
5 94 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
6 91 (21.46%) OO
7 89 (20.99%) Technical Leadership
8 80 (18.87%) TDD
9 78 (18.40%) Computer Science
9 78 (18.40%) MVC
10 75 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
11 72 (16.98%) Test Automation
12 71 (16.75%) SDLC
13 69 (16.27%) Cybersecurity
14 62 (14.62%) Web Development
15 54 (12.74%) Microservices
16 41 (9.67%) UML
17 35 (8.25%) DevOps
18 31 (7.31%) SOA
19 29 (6.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 248 (58.49%) Java
2 217 (51.18%) C#
3 137 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 126 (29.72%) C++
5 109 (25.71%) C
6 89 (20.99%) SQL
7 43 (10.14%) Python
8 18 (4.25%) TypeScript
9 17 (4.01%) Embedded C
10 16 (3.77%) PHP
11 14 (3.30%) Java 8
11 14 (3.30%) Scala
12 11 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.36%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.65%) Go
16 6 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.18%) Ruby
18 4 (0.94%) Perl
18 4 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 221 (52.12%) Degree
2 45 (10.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.59%) CISSP
4 7 (1.65%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (1.42%) CEH
5 6 (1.42%) CEPT
5 6 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.42%) GPEN
5 6 (1.42%) OSCP
6 4 (0.94%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.94%) CISM
6 4 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.73%) QA
2 9 (2.12%) GDPR
3 6 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) MISRA
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (26.42%) Firmware
2 41 (9.67%) Docker
3 9 (2.12%) HDFS
4 7 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) etcd
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (3.54%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.89%) Puppet
3 6 (1.42%) Oozie
3 6 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.94%) Terraform
5 2 (0.47%) Consul
5 2 (0.47%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 126 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.13%) Google
3 12 (2.83%) Oracle
4 7 (1.65%) ForgeRock
4 7 (1.65%) Red Hat
4 7 (1.65%) Tableau
5 6 (1.42%) Reuters
6 4 (0.94%) CheckPoint
6 4 (0.94%) F5
6 4 (0.94%) Infor
6 4 (0.94%) McAfee
6 4 (0.94%) Symantec
6 4 (0.94%) Talend
7 3 (0.71%) Adobe
7 3 (0.71%) SAP
7 3 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.47%) HP
8 2 (0.47%) OpenText
8 2 (0.47%) Splunk
8 2 (0.47%) Telerik