Period
to 23 July 2017

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

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1531 1196 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.38% 8.47% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.06% 9.64% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1100 1267
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,375 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £49,056 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.89% +11.11% -

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 10891 12405 13699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.05% 87.86% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8667 10140 11124
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
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 of England

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 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
Cambridgeshire +9 901 £47,500 -5.00% 130
Hertfordshire -2 357 £42,500 -2.86% 31
Norfolk +12 88 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Essex +4 78 £45,000 -25.00% 10
Bedfordshire +3 58 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Suffolk +1 48 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 641 (41.87%) C++
2 613 (40.04%) Degree
3 576 (37.62%) Java
4 567 (37.03%) Computer Science
5 528 (34.49%) C#
6 520 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
7 416 (27.17%) Python
8 392 (25.60%) JavaScript
9 329 (21.49%) C
10 325 (21.23%) HTML
10 325 (21.23%) Mathematics
11 308 (20.12%) OO
12 307 (20.05%) SQL
13 306 (19.99%) .NET
14 293 (19.14%) Linux
15 248 (16.20%) Windows
16 229 (14.96%) CSS
17 220 (14.37%) Physics
18 210 (13.72%) Scrum
19 203 (13.26%) AngularJS
20 195 (12.74%) TDD
21 194 (12.67%) MVC
22 191 (12.48%) SQL Server
23 184 (12.02%) ASP.NET
24 178 (11.63%) Microsoft
25 177 (11.56%) Computer Science Degree
26 173 (11.30%) Algorithms
27 172 (11.23%) SDLC
27 172 (11.23%) jQuery
28 163 (10.65%) Test Automation

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 46 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 30 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 24 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.24%) Apache
6 15 (0.98%) CMS
7 14 (0.91%) JBoss
8 11 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (0.72%) IIS
9 9 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.52%) Kentico
11 7 (0.46%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.46%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.46%) nginx
11 7 (0.46%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.33%) DNN
13 3 (0.20%) Jetty
13 3 (0.20%) MediaWiki
13 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
3 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.46%) Simulink
5 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) LabWindows
1 3 (0.20%) Magento
1 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 88 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.07%) SaaS
4 31 (2.02%) GitHub
5 14 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 8 (0.52%) Office 365
8 6 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (0.39%) PaaS
9 5 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.96%) Wireless
2 43 (2.81%) Firewall
3 38 (2.48%) Internet
4 33 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 32 (2.09%) Bluetooth
6 25 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.24%) SAN
8 12 (0.78%) HTTP
9 10 (0.65%) DNS
9 10 (0.65%) NAS
10 9 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (0.59%) SSL
11 7 (0.46%) ICMP
12 6 (0.39%) LTE
12 6 (0.39%) VPN
13 5 (0.33%) 3G
13 5 (0.33%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (0.26%) 802.11
14 4 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.53%) Relational Database
3 96 (6.27%) MySQL
4 50 (3.27%) Big Data
5 45 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 41 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 30 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 23 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.18%) Geospatial Data
10 17 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.05%) HBase
12 14 (0.91%) GIS
12 14 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
13 11 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.72%) Redis
13 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 134 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 114 (7.45%) Visual Studio
3 86 (5.62%) NUnit
4 79 (5.16%) Subversion
5 73 (4.77%) TeamCity
6 70 (4.57%) LabVIEW
7 63 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (3.85%) Jenkins
9 56 (3.66%) JIRA
10 48 (3.14%) Selenium
11 42 (2.74%) WebDriver
12 40 (2.61%) Moq
13 34 (2.22%) JBehave
13 34 (2.22%) Maven
14 32 (2.09%) JUnit
15 27 (1.76%) Cucumber
16 25 (1.63%) MSBuild
17 21 (1.37%) gulp
17 21 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
17 21 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 118 (7.71%) Finance
2 110 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 99 (6.47%) Electronics
4 45 (2.94%) Games
5 43 (2.81%) Aerospace
6 32 (2.09%) Marketing
7 28 (1.83%) Automotive
7 28 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.83%) Multimedia
8 22 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.18%) Retail
10 16 (1.05%) Back Office
11 11 (0.72%) Publishing
12 10 (0.65%) Law
13 6 (0.39%) Advertising
14 5 (0.33%) Banking
15 4 (0.26%) French Language
15 4 (0.26%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.26%) Legal
16 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 729 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 628 (41.02%) Developer
3 275 (17.96%) C++ Software Engineer
4 239 (15.61%) Software Developer
5 215 (14.04%) Graduate
6 161 (10.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 141 (9.21%) C# Developer
8 136 (8.88%) Embedded Engineer
9 130 (8.49%) .NET Developer
9 130 (8.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 129 (8.43%) Senior Software Engineer
11 127 (8.30%) Java Developer
12 122 (7.97%) Java Engineer
13 115 (7.51%) C# Software Engineer
14 110 (7.18%) Senior Developer
15 107 (6.99%) C Software Engineer
16 103 (6.73%) C++ Developer
17 97 (6.34%) C/C++ Software Engineer
18 95 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
19 92 (6.01%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (21.23%) HTML
2 306 (19.99%) .NET
3 229 (14.96%) CSS
4 203 (13.26%) AngularJS
5 184 (12.02%) ASP.NET
6 172 (11.23%) jQuery
7 159 (10.39%) HTML5
8 139 (9.08%) Web Services
9 130 (8.49%) Node.js
10 93 (6.07%) CSS3
11 85 (5.55%) Spring
12 78 (5.09%) JSON
13 74 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 74 (4.83%) XML
14 69 (4.51%) REST
15 65 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 65 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 64 (4.18%) Ajax
17 62 (4.05%) RESTful
18 61 (3.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 567 (37.03%) Computer Science
2 173 (11.30%) Algorithms
3 143 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (4.96%) Mobile App
5 52 (3.40%) User Experience
6 44 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (2.68%) Data Structures
8 37 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
9 34 (2.22%) Augmented Reality
10 26 (1.70%) 3D Printing
10 26 (1.70%) Smart City
11 21 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.31%) Life Science
13 19 (1.24%) Fintech
14 17 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
15 15 (0.98%) Device Driver
16 13 (0.85%) RIA
17 12 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 11 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 293 (19.14%) Linux
2 248 (16.20%) Windows
3 95 (6.21%) Android
4 87 (5.68%) Apple iOS
5 57 (3.72%) Unix
6 15 (0.98%) Debian
6 15 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
9 12 (0.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 12 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.26%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.20%) CentOS
12 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.13%) AIX
14 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.065%) ThreadX
14 1 (0.065%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (21.23%) Mathematics
3 308 (20.12%) OO
4 220 (14.37%) Physics
5 210 (13.72%) Scrum
6 195 (12.74%) TDD
7 194 (12.67%) MVC
8 172 (11.23%) SDLC
9 163 (10.65%) Test Automation
10 156 (10.19%) Multithreading
11 134 (8.75%) Web Development
12 131 (8.56%) Machine Learning
13 119 (7.77%) OOP
14 105 (6.86%) Unit Testing
15 103 (6.73%) OOD
16 85 (5.55%) DevOps
17 75 (4.90%) Signal Processing
18 69 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
19 68 (4.44%) Artificial Intelligence
20 61 (3.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 641 (41.87%) C++
2 576 (37.62%) Java
3 528 (34.49%) C#
4 416 (27.17%) Python
5 392 (25.60%) JavaScript
6 329 (21.49%) C
7 307 (20.05%) SQL
8 84 (5.49%) Embedded C
9 82 (5.36%) MATLAB
10 77 (5.03%) Perl
11 61 (3.98%) Embedded C++
12 56 (3.66%) PHP
13 49 (3.20%) Ruby
14 44 (2.87%) Objective-C
15 36 (2.35%) T-SQL
16 33 (2.16%) Scala
17 28 (1.83%) Assembly Language
18 27 (1.76%) Bash Shell
19 25 (1.63%) PL/SQL
20 24 (1.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 613 (40.04%) Degree
2 177 (11.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 130 (8.49%) PhD
4 78 (5.09%) Security Cleared
5 45 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
6 30 (1.96%) MCP
7 28 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (1.57%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 16 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (1.05%) Security+ Certification
11 15 (0.98%) ISEB
12 9 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.46%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.33%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.20%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
16 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
16 2 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.42%) QA
2 7 (0.46%) MISRA
3 4 (0.26%) SLA
4 3 (0.20%) GxP
4 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.13%) PMO
6 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.065%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.065%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (3.92%) Docker
2 27 (1.76%) Firmware
3 22 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.11%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.46%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.46%) HDFS
9 5 (0.33%) KVM
9 5 (0.33%) LXC
10 2 (0.13%) GFS2
10 2 (0.13%) NFS
10 2 (0.13%) QEMU
11 1 (0.065%) Xen
11 1 (0.065%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (1.83%) Ansible
3 18 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.98%) Puppet
5 13 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.65%) EMC Navisphere
7 9 (0.59%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.52%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.26%) Grafana
11 3 (0.20%) Munin
11 3 (0.20%) Salt
11 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.13%) Packer
12 2 (0.13%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.065%) Graphite
13 1 (0.065%) Kibana
13 1 (0.065%) logstash
13 1 (0.065%) Terraform
Vendors
1 178 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 123 (8.03%) Oracle
3 32 (2.09%) Google
4 14 (0.91%) SAP
4 14 (0.91%) VMware
5 13 (0.85%) Cloudera
6 12 (0.78%) Adobe
6 12 (0.78%) EMC
6 12 (0.78%) Perforce
7 11 (0.72%) Cisco
8 10 (0.65%) Brocade
9 8 (0.52%) HP
9 8 (0.52%) RedGate
10 7 (0.46%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.39%) IBM
11 6 (0.39%) Juniper
11 6 (0.39%) Splunk
12 5 (0.33%) CA
12 5 (0.33%) Citrix
12 5 (0.33%) Riverbed
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 75,000 to £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 21 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance and bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Very Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50K
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 Per Annum Up to £45,000 (neg) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £35000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27-40k 25 days holiday + bank holidays, 6% Pension and much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago