Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 616 164 625
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 11.21% 9.17% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.29% 10.15% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 260 119 429
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £69,063 £75,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £107,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +9.52%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,011 1,615 6,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.21% 90.27% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,684 1,318 4,596
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,022
25th Percentile £35,500 £38,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £62,813 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the East of England

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in the East of England.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the East of England

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the East of England

Software Engineering
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +5 283 £50,000 -13.04% 149
Hertfordshire +16 204 £51,250 +7.89% 48
Essex +16 74 £55,000 -21.43% 20
Bedfordshire +6 28 £57,500 +27.78% 20
Suffolk -7 11 £45,000 -35.71% 2
East Anglia - 11 £65,000 - 4
Norfolk -33 3 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 of England region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 289 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (34.25%) C++
3 189 (30.68%) C#
4 176 (28.57%) DevOps
5 175 (28.41%) Python
6 168 (27.27%) Java
7 150 (24.35%) JavaScript
8 140 (22.73%) Social Skills
9 138 (22.40%) Degree
10 115 (18.67%) AWS
11 114 (18.51%) Computer Science
12 107 (17.37%) Scrum
13 96 (15.58%) .NET
14 94 (15.26%) TDD
14 94 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
15 91 (14.77%) Docker
16 86 (13.96%) Machine Learning
17 85 (13.80%) Kubernetes
18 84 (13.64%) C
19 83 (13.47%) SQL
20 82 (13.31%) Artificial Intelligence
21 79 (12.82%) Node.js
22 78 (12.66%) Azure
22 78 (12.66%) Git (software)
23 76 (12.34%) Electronics
23 76 (12.34%) React
24 71 (11.53%) Algorithms
25 70 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
26 69 (11.20%) Linux
27 68 (11.04%) SDLC

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 40 (6.49%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.11%) Apache
3 11 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 11 (1.79%) Confluence
4 6 (0.97%) CMS
4 6 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.97%) JBoss
4 6 (0.97%) Jupyter
4 6 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (6.33%) Simulink
2 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.32%) Figma
3 2 (0.32%) InVision
3 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 115 (18.67%) AWS
2 78 (12.66%) Azure
3 48 (7.79%) Serverless
4 31 (5.03%) GCP
5 30 (4.87%) OpenShift
6 25 (4.06%) GitHub
7 15 (2.44%) Amazon EKS
8 14 (2.27%) SaaS
9 10 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.46%) IaaS
10 9 (1.46%) iPaaS
10 9 (1.46%) PaaS
11 8 (1.30%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.97%) npm
13 5 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.81%) Power Platform
13 5 (0.81%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.66%) Modbus
2 38 (6.17%) RS-485
3 34 (5.52%) RS-422
4 13 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.46%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.14%) HTTP
7 6 (0.97%) Firewall
8 5 (0.81%) DNS
8 5 (0.81%) Internet
8 5 (0.81%) MQTT
9 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.65%) FTP
9 4 (0.65%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.65%) Profibus
9 4 (0.65%) RS-232
9 4 (0.65%) SMTP
10 3 (0.49%) Network Security
10 3 (0.49%) VPN
11 2 (0.32%) 5G
11 2 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.01%) Big Data
2 27 (4.38%) Hadoop
3 26 (4.22%) MySQL
4 21 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.25%) Electronic Patient Records
6 19 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 19 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.60%) Apache Hive
8 15 (2.44%) Amazon Aurora
8 15 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.11%) SQL Server
10 10 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (1.62%) ClickHouse
11 8 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.30%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.81%) Flink
12 5 (0.81%) Power BI
12 5 (0.81%) SQLite
12 5 (0.81%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 78 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.44%) Jenkins
3 34 (5.52%) JIRA
4 18 (2.92%) Rational DOORS
5 17 (2.76%) GitLab
6 16 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.46%) Maven
8 8 (1.30%) CMake
8 8 (1.30%) Mocha
9 7 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.97%) TestRail
11 5 (0.81%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.49%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.49%) Cypress.io
12 3 (0.49%) NUnit
12 3 (0.49%) ReSharper
General
1 140 (22.73%) Social Skills
2 76 (12.34%) Electronics
3 51 (8.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 31 (5.03%) Automotive
5 30 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.71%) Games
7 26 (4.22%) Finance
7 26 (4.22%) Manufacturing
8 25 (4.06%) Presentation Skills
8 25 (4.06%) Retail
9 24 (3.90%) Aerospace
10 18 (2.92%) Organisational Skills
11 13 (2.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 12 (1.95%) Influencing Skills
12 12 (1.95%) Law
13 9 (1.46%) Marketing
14 8 (1.30%) Banking
14 8 (1.30%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.97%) German Language
16 4 (0.65%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 312 (50.65%) Software Engineer
2 171 (27.76%) Developer
3 79 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 77 (12.50%) Graduate
5 74 (12.01%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 58 (9.42%) C++ Developer
7 57 (9.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 53 (8.60%) C++ Software Engineer
9 51 (8.28%) Graduate Developer
9 51 (8.28%) Graduate Software Developer
10 50 (8.12%) C# Software Engineer
11 43 (6.98%) Architect
12 39 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 34 (5.52%) Python Engineer
14 32 (5.19%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
14 32 (5.19%) Lead Developer
15 26 (4.22%) C++ Software Developer
16 25 (4.06%) Java Engineer
16 25 (4.06%) Python Software Engineer
17 23 (3.73%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.58%) .NET
2 79 (12.82%) Node.js
3 76 (12.34%) React
4 60 (9.74%) CSS
5 54 (8.77%) RESTful
6 44 (7.14%) HTML
6 44 (7.14%) Web Services
7 39 (6.33%) REST
8 27 (4.38%) HTML5
9 25 (4.06%) AngularJS
10 24 (3.90%) NumPy
11 22 (3.57%) Kafka
12 18 (2.92%) ASP.NET
12 18 (2.92%) CSS3
12 18 (2.92%) WPF
13 17 (2.76%) Spring Boot
14 16 (2.60%) Redux
15 13 (2.11%) JSON
15 13 (2.11%) Velocity
16 12 (1.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.53%) Algorithms
2 41 (6.66%) Cloud Native
3 37 (6.01%) Life Science
3 37 (6.01%) Social Media
4 29 (4.71%) Robotics
5 28 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
6 24 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (3.57%) User Experience
8 16 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (1.30%) Raspberry Pi
11 7 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.97%) Animation
12 6 (0.97%) BBC
12 6 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (0.97%) STB
13 5 (0.81%) NHS
13 5 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.20%) Linux
2 40 (6.49%) Windows
3 15 (2.44%) Unix
4 14 (2.27%) Android
5 13 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.30%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.97%) VxWorks
7 6 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.65%) ThreadX
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (28.57%) DevOps
3 114 (18.51%) Computer Science
4 107 (17.37%) Scrum
5 94 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (15.26%) TDD
6 86 (13.96%) Machine Learning
7 82 (13.31%) Artificial Intelligence
8 70 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
9 68 (11.04%) SDLC
10 63 (10.23%) Mentoring
11 59 (9.58%) Unit Testing
12 55 (8.93%) Systems Engineering
13 54 (8.77%) Pair Programming
14 51 (8.28%) OO
15 50 (8.12%) Risk Management
16 49 (7.95%) Full Stack Development
17 48 (7.79%) Microservices
18 45 (7.31%) Data Science
18 45 (7.31%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 211 (34.25%) C++
2 189 (30.68%) C#
3 175 (28.41%) Python
4 168 (27.27%) Java
5 150 (24.35%) JavaScript
6 84 (13.64%) C
7 83 (13.47%) SQL
8 42 (6.82%) TypeScript
9 24 (3.90%) PHP
10 22 (3.57%) R
11 19 (3.08%) Java 8
11 19 (3.08%) MATLAB
12 15 (2.44%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.11%) VBA
14 11 (1.79%) Go
15 9 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.30%) Ruby
17 7 (1.14%) ES6
17 7 (1.14%) PHP 7
17 7 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 138 (22.40%) Degree
2 29 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (4.22%) PhD
4 25 (4.06%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.97%) HND
7 6 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.49%) HNC
9 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) CSPO
9 1 (0.16%) MCSD
9 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.08%) QA
2 14 (2.27%) CDISC
3 13 (2.11%) GxP
4 4 (0.65%) MISRA
5 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (14.77%) Docker
2 10 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.30%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 85 (13.80%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.73%) Terraform
3 21 (3.41%) Ansible
4 10 (1.62%) Mesos
5 7 (1.14%) Prometheus
6 5 (0.81%) Grafana
7 4 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.32%) Kibana
8 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (6.01%) Facebook
2 23 (3.73%) Google
3 20 (3.25%) OutSystems
4 14 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
4 14 (2.27%) Xilinx
5 13 (2.11%) Altera
5 13 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.62%) Dataiku
7 9 (1.46%) Confluent
7 9 (1.46%) MuleSoft
7 9 (1.46%) Oracle
8 8 (1.30%) Elastic Path
9 6 (0.97%) YouTube
10 5 (0.81%) Alibaba
10 5 (0.81%) ANSYS
10 5 (0.81%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.81%) IBM
10 5 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.81%) Splunk
10 5 (0.81%) Talend