Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 27 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 313 426 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.77% 8.27% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 8.95% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 210 313 386
East Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £70,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% -4.00%

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 3,675 4,759 4,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.24% 92.35% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,721 3,998 4,043
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 16 June 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 16 June 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 +25 102 £40,000 -8.57% 20
Nottinghamshire -10 99 £42,500 -11.46% 25
Northamptonshire +13 67 £55,000 - 9
Derbyshire +3 38 £41,000 +17.14% 15
Lincolnshire +18 6 £40,000 +30.08% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 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.

1 194 (61.98%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (47.92%) C#
3 130 (41.53%) Java
4 115 (36.74%) Degree
5 91 (29.07%) C++
6 87 (27.80%) Scrum
7 81 (25.88%) .NET
8 79 (25.24%) C
9 69 (22.04%) JavaScript
10 63 (20.13%) SQL
11 61 (19.49%) Linux
12 58 (18.53%) Visual Studio
12 58 (18.53%) Spring
13 57 (18.21%) Firmware
13 57 (18.21%) Test Automation
14 55 (17.57%) TDD
15 52 (16.61%) Computer Science
16 51 (16.29%) Unit Testing
17 49 (15.65%) OO
18 48 (15.34%) Microsoft
18 48 (15.34%) DevOps
19 44 (14.06%) HTML
19 44 (14.06%) RS-485
19 44 (14.06%) FreeRTOS
20 43 (13.74%) SDLC
20 43 (13.74%) CSS
20 43 (13.74%) MVC
20 43 (13.74%) Finance
20 43 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (13.10%) Modbus

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 14 (4.47%) SAS
2 12 (3.83%) Apache
3 7 (2.24%) Confluence
4 6 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.92%) JBoss
5 5 (1.60%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.28%) WordPress
7 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.64%) IIS
8 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (4.47%) SPSS
2 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.32%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.64%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.39%) GitHub
3 20 (6.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.92%) NuGet
6 5 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.60%) IaaS
6 5 (1.60%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.60%) PaaS
6 5 (1.60%) Serverless
7 4 (1.28%) SaaS
8 3 (0.96%) AWS IoT
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.32%) npm
10 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.06%) RS-485
2 41 (13.10%) Modbus
2 41 (13.10%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.83%) Internet
4 10 (3.19%) Firewall
4 10 (3.19%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (2.88%) IPv6
5 9 (2.88%) VoIP
6 8 (2.56%) BGP
6 8 (2.56%) Converged Networks
6 8 (2.56%) EIGRP
6 8 (2.56%) HSRP
6 8 (2.56%) Intranet
6 8 (2.56%) IPsec
6 8 (2.56%) LAN
6 8 (2.56%) MPLS
6 8 (2.56%) OSPF
6 8 (2.56%) VRRP
6 8 (2.56%) WAN
7 5 (1.60%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
1 21 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.11%) Big Data
2 16 (5.11%) BigQuery
2 16 (5.11%) Data Lake
3 14 (4.47%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.83%) MySQL
6 11 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.56%) OLTP
9 6 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.92%) SQLite
10 5 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.28%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.28%) HBase
11 4 (1.28%) Impala
12 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 58 (18.53%) Visual Studio
2 39 (12.46%) Maven
3 36 (11.50%) Git (software)
4 34 (10.86%) Jenkins
5 32 (10.22%) Robot Framework
6 19 (6.07%) JIRA
7 13 (4.15%) Subversion
8 12 (3.83%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.51%) Gradle
10 6 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.92%) GitLab
11 5 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.28%) GCC
12 4 (1.28%) JUnit
12 4 (1.28%) NetBeans
12 4 (1.28%) Selenium
12 4 (1.28%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.96%) CppUnit
13 3 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (13.74%) Finance
2 34 (10.86%) Retail
3 27 (8.63%) Manufacturing
3 27 (8.63%) Marketing
4 10 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.92%) Automotive
6 5 (1.60%) Advertising
7 4 (1.28%) Law
7 4 (1.28%) Military
7 4 (1.28%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (45.05%) Software Engineer
2 101 (32.27%) Developer
3 53 (16.93%) Embedded Engineer
4 46 (14.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 38 (12.14%) Lead Software Engineer
6 31 (9.90%) Software Developer
7 26 (8.31%) Senior Developer
8 23 (7.35%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.39%) Junior
10 19 (6.07%) .NET Developer
11 17 (5.43%) Java Developer
12 15 (4.79%) Architect
12 15 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Business Developer
13 14 (4.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 14 (4.47%) C# Software Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
14 12 (3.83%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (3.83%) Junior Software Engineer
15 11 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (25.88%) .NET
2 58 (18.53%) Spring
3 44 (14.06%) HTML
4 43 (13.74%) CSS
5 32 (10.22%) Node.js
6 29 (9.27%) REST
7 27 (8.63%) RESTful
8 25 (7.99%) React
9 21 (6.71%) ASP.NET
9 21 (6.71%) Web Services
10 19 (6.07%) AngularJS
10 19 (6.07%) HTML5
11 16 (5.11%) COM
12 14 (4.47%) .NET Core
12 14 (4.47%) JSON
13 13 (4.15%) .NET Framework
13 13 (4.15%) J2EE
13 13 (4.15%) Spring Boot
14 12 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (3.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.10%) CAN bus
2 35 (11.18%) Embedded Systems
3 27 (8.63%) User Experience
4 19 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.79%) Device Driver
6 14 (4.47%) Data Centre
7 11 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.24%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.92%) NHS
9 6 (1.92%) VHDL
10 4 (1.28%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.28%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.64%) Verilog
12 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.49%) Linux
2 44 (14.06%) FreeRTOS
3 29 (9.27%) Android
4 26 (8.31%) Apple iOS
5 22 (7.03%) Windows
6 4 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.64%) Unix
8 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (61.98%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.80%) Scrum
3 57 (18.21%) Test Automation
4 55 (17.57%) TDD
5 52 (16.61%) Computer Science
6 51 (16.29%) Unit Testing
7 49 (15.65%) OO
8 48 (15.34%) DevOps
9 43 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (13.74%) MVC
9 43 (13.74%) SDLC
10 40 (12.78%) Technical Leadership
11 34 (10.86%) Microservices
12 33 (10.54%) Analytics
13 29 (9.27%) Cybersecurity
14 28 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (8.95%) Web Development
15 27 (8.63%) Time Management
16 24 (7.67%) Machine Learning
17 23 (7.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 150 (47.92%) C#
2 130 (41.53%) Java
3 91 (29.07%) C++
4 79 (25.24%) C
5 69 (22.04%) JavaScript
6 63 (20.13%) SQL
7 41 (13.10%) Python
8 20 (6.39%) Scala
9 16 (5.11%) Embedded C
9 16 (5.11%) PHP
10 9 (2.88%) ES6
10 9 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.24%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.24%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.28%) Go
15 3 (0.96%) Java 8
15 3 (0.96%) R
16 2 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 115 (36.74%) Degree
2 18 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.51%) TOGAF Certification
4 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.56%) HND
5 8 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.24%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.60%) MCP
9 3 (0.96%) CISSP
10 2 (0.64%) ISEB
10 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.32%) CEH
11 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.32%) CISM
11 1 (0.32%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.32%) GPEN
11 1 (0.32%) OSCP
11 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.79%) GDPR
2 12 (3.83%) QA
3 5 (1.60%) PMO
3 5 (1.60%) SLA
4 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.64%) WCAG
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.32%) MISRA
6 1 (0.32%) NCSC
6 1 (0.32%) NIST
System Software
1 57 (18.21%) Firmware
2 27 (8.63%) Docker
3 4 (1.28%) HDFS
3 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.96%) vSphere
5 2 (0.64%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (3.83%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.60%) Puppet
3 3 (0.96%) Ansible
4 2 (0.64%) Kibana
4 2 (0.64%) Terraform
5 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.32%) SELinux
5 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.43%) Google
3 16 (5.11%) Tableau
4 8 (2.56%) Cisco
4 8 (2.56%) Juniper
5 7 (2.24%) Oracle
6 6 (1.92%) Altera
7 4 (1.28%) Citrix
7 4 (1.28%) New Relic
7 4 (1.28%) Splunk
7 4 (1.28%) VMware
8 3 (0.96%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.96%) SAP
9 2 (0.64%) hybris
9 2 (0.64%) Intel
9 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.64%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.32%) MEDITECH
10 1 (0.32%) Xamarin