Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 22 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 373 555 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.18% 8.56% 7.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 9.61% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 318 630 582
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 4604 5773 6695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.57% 89.06% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3800 4565 5435
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -5 205 £45,000 - 25
Northamptonshire 0 89 £29,000 -19.44% 2
Leicestershire -2 32 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Derbyshire -11 31 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Lincolnshire +10 11 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 194 (52.01%) Java
2 180 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (38.34%) JavaScript
4 135 (36.19%) Degree
5 122 (32.71%) C#
6 107 (28.69%) HTML
7 106 (28.42%) C++
8 100 (26.81%) SQL
9 92 (24.66%) Computer Science
10 90 (24.13%) QA
11 82 (21.98%) Unit Testing
12 80 (21.45%) C
13 79 (21.18%) Linux
14 77 (20.64%) CSS
15 75 (20.11%) OO
16 74 (19.84%) .NET
17 73 (19.57%) Project Planning
18 71 (19.03%) TDD
19 69 (18.50%) Git (software)
20 68 (18.23%) User Stories
21 66 (17.69%) Oracle
22 65 (17.43%) Scrum
22 65 (17.43%) Workflow
23 63 (16.89%) HTML5
23 63 (16.89%) SDLC
24 62 (16.62%) RESTful
24 62 (16.62%) Finance
25 61 (16.35%) Python
26 60 (16.09%) Integration Testing
27 59 (15.82%) OOP

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 16 (4.29%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.49%) Apache
4 10 (2.68%) IIS
5 7 (1.88%) JBoss
6 6 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.61%) Alfresco
6 6 (1.61%) CMS
6 6 (1.61%) Liferay
7 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) Confluence
8 2 (0.54%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) CICS
9 1 (0.27%) Jetty
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.34%) EPLAN
3 2 (0.54%) HipChat
3 2 (0.54%) Simulink
3 2 (0.54%) SPSS
3 2 (0.54%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.12%) GitHub
2 22 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.88%) Serverless
5 4 (1.07%) SaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.49%) Bluetooth
2 11 (2.95%) Wireless
3 10 (2.68%) HTTP
4 7 (1.88%) Internet
4 7 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.34%) Profibus
5 5 (1.34%) RFID
6 3 (0.80%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.80%) RS-485
7 2 (0.54%) RS-232
7 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.27%) AMQP
8 1 (0.27%) GSM
8 1 (0.27%) Modbus
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) WEP
8 1 (0.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.12%) NoSQL
2 33 (8.85%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.17%) MongoDB
3 23 (6.17%) MySQL
4 14 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.88%) OLTP
6 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.88%) SQLPlus
7 6 (1.61%) Big Data
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.54%) GIS
10 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 69 (18.50%) Git (software)
2 56 (15.01%) Subversion
3 27 (7.24%) Visual Studio
4 21 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.22%) Selenium
6 11 (2.95%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.41%) JIRA
7 9 (2.41%) Maven
8 8 (2.14%) JUnit
8 8 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.88%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.61%) Calabash
10 6 (1.61%) Grunt
10 6 (1.61%) gulp
10 6 (1.61%) NUnit
10 6 (1.61%) Travis CI
10 6 (1.61%) webpack
11 5 (1.34%) Gradle
11 5 (1.34%) MSTest
General
1 62 (16.62%) Finance
2 41 (10.99%) Electronics
3 25 (6.70%) Games
4 23 (6.17%) Banking
5 16 (4.29%) Legal
6 15 (4.02%) Retail
7 12 (3.22%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.14%) Marketing
10 7 (1.88%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.34%) Advertising
12 4 (1.07%) Automotive
13 3 (0.80%) Law
14 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (50.13%) Software Engineer
2 152 (40.75%) Developer
3 70 (18.77%) Java Developer
4 52 (13.94%) Software Developer
5 48 (12.87%) C++ Software Engineer
5 48 (12.87%) Java Engineer
6 47 (12.60%) Java Software Engineer
7 42 (11.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 33 (8.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 31 (8.31%) Lead Developer
10 29 (7.77%) Senior Developer
11 26 (6.97%) Java Software Developer
12 25 (6.70%) UI Developer
13 22 (5.90%) Embedded Engineer
14 21 (5.63%) Architect
14 21 (5.63%) C# Software Engineer
15 20 (5.36%) Graduate
15 20 (5.36%) Lead Software Engineer
16 19 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
17 18 (4.83%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (28.69%) HTML
2 77 (20.64%) CSS
3 74 (19.84%) .NET
4 63 (16.89%) HTML5
5 62 (16.62%) RESTful
6 52 (13.94%) XML
7 50 (13.40%) jQuery
8 43 (11.53%) Spring
9 37 (9.92%) Web Services
10 35 (9.38%) REST
11 26 (6.97%) AngularJS
12 24 (6.43%) ASP.NET
13 22 (5.90%) Node.js
14 20 (5.36%) CSS3
15 18 (4.83%) JSON
16 17 (4.56%) .NET Framework
16 17 (4.56%) J2EE
17 16 (4.29%) Polymer
17 16 (4.29%) Web Components
18 15 (4.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (24.66%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.12%) Algorithms
3 29 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.70%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.29%) Fintech
6 11 (2.95%) User Experience
7 10 (2.68%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (2.68%) SCADA
8 9 (2.41%) Device Driver
8 9 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.41%) Video\Live Streaming
9 8 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.61%) New Media
11 5 (1.34%) CAN bus
11 5 (1.34%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 79 (21.18%) Linux
2 54 (14.48%) Windows
3 22 (5.90%) Android
4 19 (5.09%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (4.29%) Unix
6 13 (3.49%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.88%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.61%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.98%) Unit Testing
3 75 (20.11%) OO
4 73 (19.57%) Project Planning
5 71 (19.03%) TDD
6 68 (18.23%) User Stories
7 65 (17.43%) Scrum
7 65 (17.43%) Workflow
8 63 (16.89%) SDLC
9 60 (16.09%) Integration Testing
10 59 (15.82%) OOP
11 46 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 46 (12.33%) Test Automation
12 38 (10.19%) Secure Coding
13 37 (9.92%) Computer Vision
14 36 (9.65%) Mathematics
15 35 (9.38%) BDD
16 32 (8.58%) Open Source
17 29 (7.77%) MVC
18 28 (7.51%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 194 (52.01%) Java
2 143 (38.34%) JavaScript
3 122 (32.71%) C#
4 106 (28.42%) C++
5 100 (26.81%) SQL
6 80 (21.45%) C
7 61 (16.35%) Python
8 17 (4.56%) Scala
9 16 (4.29%) MATLAB
10 14 (3.75%) Perl
11 13 (3.49%) PHP
12 10 (2.68%) Embedded C
12 10 (2.68%) Ruby
12 10 (2.68%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.41%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.88%) Ada
14 7 (1.88%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.88%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.88%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 135 (36.19%) Degree
2 41 (10.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (8.58%) Sun Certification
4 26 (6.97%) PhD
5 11 (2.95%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) HNC
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (24.13%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) DICOM
2 3 (0.80%) DO-178B
2 3 (0.80%) HL7
3 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.54%) MISRA
System Software
1 24 (6.43%) Firmware
2 6 (1.61%) Docker
2 6 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.61%) TeamSite
2 3 (0.80%) Ansible
2 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (17.69%) Oracle
2 26 (6.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.83%) Google
4 7 (1.88%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.61%) Adobe
5 6 (1.61%) HP
5 6 (1.61%) OpenText
5 6 (1.61%) SAP
5 6 (1.61%) VMware
6 5 (1.34%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.34%) Siemens
7 4 (1.07%) IBM
7 4 (1.07%) Zend
8 3 (0.80%) hybris
8 3 (0.80%) WSO2
8 3 (0.80%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.54%) MathWorks
9 2 (0.54%) Sun
9 2 (0.54%) Tableau
9 2 (0.54%) Twitter