Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 40 22
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 124 238 447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.61% 6.03% 9.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.79% 6.53% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 123 214 357
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £81,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +8.00%

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 1,266 3,644 4,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 87.86% 92.30% 92.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 3,080 3,464
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,550 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,850
England median annual salary £55,350 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.43% - +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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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 +9 65 £50,000 +5.26% 26
Derbyshire +9 27 £37,500 -12.28% 19
Northamptonshire +19 19 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Leicestershire +33 6 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Lincolnshire +11 2 £50,000 +42.86% 7
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 74 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (58.06%) C#
3 68 (54.84%) .NET
4 53 (42.74%) JavaScript
5 39 (31.45%) Azure
6 37 (29.84%) DevOps
7 32 (25.81%) AWS
8 29 (23.39%) .NET Core
9 27 (21.77%) SQL
9 27 (21.77%) Microservices
10 26 (20.97%) Finance
11 25 (20.16%) Python
12 24 (19.35%) Relational Database
13 23 (18.55%) C++
14 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
15 20 (16.13%) QA
16 19 (15.32%) TDD
16 19 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
17 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
17 18 (14.52%) User Experience
18 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
19 16 (12.90%) CSS
19 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
20 15 (12.10%) Node.js
20 15 (12.10%) AngularJS
20 15 (12.10%) C
20 15 (12.10%) Java
21 14 (11.29%) HTML
21 14 (11.29%) JSON
22 13 (10.48%) WPF

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 (2.42%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.42%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.45%) Azure
2 32 (25.81%) AWS
3 6 (4.84%) SaaS
4 5 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.42%) Serverless
6 2 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.61%) GCP
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
6 2 (1.61%) npm
6 2 (1.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.81%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.81%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.81%) Slack
7 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Ethernet
1 5 (4.03%) RS-232
1 5 (4.03%) RS-485
2 3 (2.42%) FTP
3 2 (1.61%) Modbus
3 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) 3G
4 1 (0.81%) 4G
4 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) LTE
4 1 (0.81%) PBX
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.81%) Wireless
4 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.84%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.42%) Big Data
7 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.42%) HBase
8 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.81%) Power BI
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.65%) NUnit
3 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.03%) JIRA
4 5 (4.03%) JUnit
4 5 (4.03%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.42%) GCC
6 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.61%) Grunt
7 2 (1.61%) gulp
7 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.61%) jspm
7 2 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.81%) Protractor
8 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Law
3 11 (8.87%) Electronics
4 7 (5.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.23%) Automotive
5 4 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (2.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.61%) Back Office
7 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 45 (36.29%) Developer
3 33 (26.61%) C# Developer
4 31 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 23 (18.55%) .NET Developer
6 18 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (14.52%) C# Software Engineer
7 16 (12.90%) Senior Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Junior
9 9 (7.26%) Junior Software Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.65%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Embedded Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Junior C# Software Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (54.84%) .NET
2 29 (23.39%) .NET Core
3 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
4 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (12.90%) CSS
5 15 (12.10%) AngularJS
5 15 (12.10%) Node.js
6 14 (11.29%) HTML
6 14 (11.29%) JSON
7 13 (10.48%) Vue.js
7 13 (10.48%) WPF
8 10 (8.06%) Web Services
8 10 (8.06%) WinForms
9 8 (6.45%) LINQ
10 7 (5.65%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.65%) React
11 6 (4.84%) WCF
12 4 (3.23%) Kafka
12 4 (3.23%) Spring
12 4 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (14.52%) User Experience
3 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.61%) EPoS
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Unix
4 2 (1.61%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.84%) DevOps
3 27 (21.77%) Microservices
4 19 (15.32%) TDD
5 13 (10.48%) Scrum
5 13 (10.48%) Test Automation
6 12 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (9.68%) MVC
6 12 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (8.87%) BDD
7 11 (8.87%) OO
8 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.45%) Cross-Platform Development
8 8 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.84%) Functional Programming
9 6 (4.84%) MVVM
10 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
10 5 (4.03%) Kanban
10 5 (4.03%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (58.06%) C#
2 53 (42.74%) JavaScript
3 27 (21.77%) SQL
4 25 (20.16%) Python
5 23 (18.55%) C++
6 15 (12.10%) C
6 15 (12.10%) Java
7 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.45%) TypeScript
9 7 (5.65%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.03%) Fortran
10 5 (4.03%) Perl
11 3 (2.42%) Ruby
11 3 (2.42%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) ES6
12 1 (0.81%) Go
12 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.13%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Docker
2 3 (2.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Kibana
1 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle
3 6 (4.84%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.42%) IBM
5 3 (2.42%) Sun
6 2 (1.61%) Spotify
6 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Intel
7 1 (0.81%) Remedy