Period
to 17 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 23 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 373 557 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.17% 8.47% 7.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 9.51% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 320 636 573
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 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 4607 5854 6686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.55% 89.03% 89.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 4628 5442
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 £63,250 £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 17 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 17 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 -3 203 £45,000 -2.70% 21
Northamptonshire 0 91 £30,000 -16.67% 2
Leicestershire -5 32 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Derbyshire -15 32 £42,500 +21.43%
Lincolnshire +7 11 £27,500 -31.25%
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 17 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
2 182 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (38.34%) JavaScript
4 137 (36.73%) Degree
5 122 (32.71%) C#
6 110 (29.49%) HTML
7 108 (28.95%) C++
8 100 (26.81%) SQL
9 93 (24.93%) Computer Science
10 89 (23.86%) QA
11 81 (21.72%) Unit Testing
11 81 (21.72%) C
12 79 (21.18%) CSS
13 77 (20.64%) Linux
14 75 (20.11%) OO
14 75 (20.11%) .NET
15 72 (19.30%) Project Planning
16 71 (19.03%) Git (software)
17 70 (18.77%) TDD
18 67 (17.96%) Scrum
19 66 (17.69%) Oracle
19 66 (17.69%) User Stories
20 64 (17.16%) HTML5
20 64 (17.16%) RESTful
20 64 (17.16%) Workflow
20 64 (17.16%) SDLC
21 60 (16.09%) Finance
21 60 (16.09%) Python
21 60 (16.09%) OOP
22 58 (15.55%) Integration Testing

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 35 (9.38%) GitHub
2 20 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.88%) Serverless
4 5 (1.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
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%) MySQL
4 22 (5.90%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.88%) OLTP
7 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.88%) SQLPlus
8 6 (1.61%) Big Data
9 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.54%) GIS
11 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 71 (19.03%) Git (software)
2 57 (15.28%) Subversion
3 27 (7.24%) Visual Studio
4 22 (5.90%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.22%) Selenium
6 11 (2.95%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.41%) JIRA
7 9 (2.41%) JUnit
7 9 (2.41%) Maven
7 9 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.88%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.61%) Calabash
9 6 (1.61%) Grunt
9 6 (1.61%) gulp
9 6 (1.61%) NUnit
9 6 (1.61%) Travis CI
9 6 (1.61%) webpack
10 5 (1.34%) Gradle
10 5 (1.34%) MSTest
General
1 60 (16.09%) Finance
2 43 (11.53%) Electronics
3 26 (6.97%) Games
4 22 (5.90%) Banking
5 16 (4.29%) Legal
6 15 (4.02%) Retail
7 13 (3.49%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.41%) Marketing
10 8 (2.14%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.88%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.61%) Advertising
13 4 (1.07%) Automotive
14 2 (0.54%) Law
15 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (50.13%) Software Engineer
2 154 (41.29%) Developer
3 72 (19.30%) Java Developer
4 52 (13.94%) Software Developer
5 49 (13.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 47 (12.60%) Java Engineer
7 46 (12.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 43 (11.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 33 (8.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 32 (8.58%) Lead Developer
11 29 (7.77%) Senior Developer
12 27 (7.24%) Java Software Developer
13 25 (6.70%) UI Developer
14 22 (5.90%) Architect
14 22 (5.90%) C# Software Engineer
14 22 (5.90%) Embedded Engineer
15 20 (5.36%) Graduate
16 19 (5.09%) Lead Software Engineer
16 19 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
17 18 (4.83%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (29.49%) HTML
2 79 (21.18%) CSS
3 75 (20.11%) .NET
4 64 (17.16%) HTML5
4 64 (17.16%) RESTful
5 54 (14.48%) XML
6 50 (13.40%) jQuery
7 44 (11.80%) Spring
8 38 (10.19%) Web Services
9 35 (9.38%) REST
10 26 (6.97%) AngularJS
11 24 (6.43%) ASP.NET
12 22 (5.90%) Node.js
13 21 (5.63%) CSS3
14 18 (4.83%) J2EE
14 18 (4.83%) JSON
15 17 (4.56%) .NET Framework
16 16 (4.29%) Polymer
16 16 (4.29%) Web Components
17 15 (4.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (24.93%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.12%) Algorithms
3 27 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.70%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.29%) Fintech
6 11 (2.95%) User Experience
7 10 (2.68%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.68%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (2.68%) SCADA
8 9 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.41%) Video\Live Streaming
9 8 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.61%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.61%) New Media
12 5 (1.34%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.64%) Linux
2 53 (14.21%) 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%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (21.72%) Unit Testing
3 75 (20.11%) OO
4 72 (19.30%) Project Planning
5 70 (18.77%) TDD
6 67 (17.96%) Scrum
7 66 (17.69%) User Stories
8 64 (17.16%) SDLC
8 64 (17.16%) Workflow
9 60 (16.09%) OOP
10 58 (15.55%) Integration Testing
11 47 (12.60%) Mentoring
12 45 (12.06%) Test Automation
13 39 (10.46%) Secure Coding
14 38 (10.19%) Computer Vision
15 37 (9.92%) Mathematics
16 35 (9.38%) BDD
17 33 (8.85%) Open Source
18 29 (7.77%) MVC
19 28 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 194 (52.01%) Java
2 143 (38.34%) JavaScript
3 122 (32.71%) C#
4 108 (28.95%) C++
5 100 (26.81%) SQL
6 81 (21.72%) C
7 60 (16.09%) Python
8 18 (4.83%) 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%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.41%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.41%) Ruby
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
1 137 (36.73%) Degree
2 43 (11.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (8.85%) Sun Certification
4 27 (7.24%) 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 89 (23.86%) 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 7 (1.88%) Docker
3 6 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.61%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.54%) Ansible
2 2 (0.54%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
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%) SAP
4 7 (1.88%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.61%) Adobe
5 6 (1.61%) HP
5 6 (1.61%) OpenText
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%) Sun
8 3 (0.80%) WSO2
8 3 (0.80%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.54%) MathWorks
9 2 (0.54%) Tableau
9 2 (0.54%) Twitter