Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 8 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 886 232 567
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 15.01% 9.48% 9.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.30% 10.42% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 263 173 380
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £37,750 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,813
90th Percentile £83,500 £88,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%

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 5,436 2,226 5,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 92.12% 90.97% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,571 1,643 3,954
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,975 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +7 470 £56,250 -1.32% 152
Hertfordshire +12 229 £60,000 +20.00% 49
Essex +47 116 £50,000 - 14
Bedfordshire -2 33 £60,000 +41.18% 8
Suffolk +5 26 £45,000 -35.71% 8
East Anglia - 14 £65,000 - 6
Norfolk -12 10 £140,000 +239.39% 6
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 347 (39.16%) C++
2 336 (37.92%) Python
3 331 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
4 284 (32.05%) Social Skills
5 282 (31.83%) Degree
6 249 (28.10%) Computer Science
7 236 (26.64%) Linux
8 223 (25.17%) C
9 208 (23.48%) C#
10 205 (23.14%) DevOps
11 185 (20.88%) Java
12 171 (19.30%) JavaScript
13 163 (18.40%) AWS
14 157 (17.72%) Git (software)
15 151 (17.04%) CI/CD
16 149 (16.82%) Machine Learning
17 139 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
18 131 (14.79%) Docker
19 127 (14.33%) React
20 126 (14.22%) Algorithms
20 126 (14.22%) Azure
21 124 (14.00%) Open Source
22 122 (13.77%) Mathematics
23 121 (13.66%) Full Stack Development
24 111 (12.53%) .NET
25 109 (12.30%) Test Automation
26 108 (12.19%) Kubernetes
27 102 (11.51%) SQL
28 101 (11.40%) QA
29 99 (11.17%) Risk Management

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 (4.51%) Apache Spark
2 16 (1.81%) Apache
3 15 (1.69%) CMS
3 15 (1.69%) Jupyter
4 13 (1.47%) Confluence
5 9 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.79%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.68%) JBoss
7 6 (0.68%) nginx
8 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) SAS
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (2.48%) Simulink
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 163 (18.40%) AWS
2 126 (14.22%) Azure
3 80 (9.03%) Serverless
4 43 (4.85%) OpenShift
5 34 (3.84%) GitHub
6 31 (3.50%) GCP
7 26 (2.93%) Amazon EKS
8 25 (2.82%) SaaS
9 19 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.24%) Amazon S3
11 11 (1.24%) npm
12 10 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (1.13%) Google Play
12 10 (1.13%) Stripe
13 9 (1.02%) IaaS
13 9 (1.02%) iPaaS
13 9 (1.02%) PaaS
14 8 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.76%) TCP/IP
2 36 (4.06%) Modbus
3 22 (2.48%) RS-485
4 19 (2.14%) HTTP
4 19 (2.14%) RS-422
5 18 (2.03%) MQTT
6 17 (1.92%) Kerberos
7 15 (1.69%) FTP
7 15 (1.69%) HTTPS
7 15 (1.69%) Profibus
7 15 (1.69%) SMTP
8 10 (1.13%) Internet
9 6 (0.68%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.68%) Firewall
9 6 (0.68%) VPN
10 5 (0.56%) DNS
11 4 (0.45%) Network Security
11 4 (0.45%) RS-232
12 1 (0.11%) SAN
12 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.98%) MySQL
2 35 (3.95%) NoSQL
2 35 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 32 (3.61%) Big Data
4 29 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 21 (2.37%) SQL Server
7 19 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.81%) SQLite
9 13 (1.47%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.35%) Electronic Patient Records
11 11 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (0.90%) Amazon Aurora
14 7 (0.79%) Flink
15 6 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.68%) Power BI
15 6 (0.68%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 157 (17.72%) Git (software)
2 66 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 56 (6.32%) JIRA
4 30 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 24 (2.71%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.03%) Maven
7 17 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 17 (1.92%) GitLab
7 17 (1.92%) Subversion
8 16 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (1.24%) Gerrit
11 9 (1.02%) CMake
12 7 (0.79%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.68%) TestRail
13 6 (0.68%) webpack
14 4 (0.45%) Babel
14 4 (0.45%) NUnit
15 3 (0.34%) Cypress.io
General
1 284 (32.05%) Social Skills
2 99 (11.17%) Automotive
3 89 (10.05%) Electronics
4 86 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (5.87%) Finance
6 38 (4.29%) Games
7 37 (4.18%) Marketing
8 31 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 27 (3.05%) Publishing
10 25 (2.82%) Aerospace
11 24 (2.71%) Presentation Skills
12 20 (2.26%) Retail
13 19 (2.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 15 (1.69%) Manufacturing
15 11 (1.24%) Telecoms
16 9 (1.02%) Law
16 9 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
17 7 (0.79%) Banking
18 6 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
18 6 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 528 (59.59%) Software Engineer
2 178 (20.09%) Developer
3 166 (18.74%) Senior Software Engineer
4 76 (8.58%) Architect
5 60 (6.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 59 (6.66%) Graduate
6 59 (6.66%) Software Developer
7 57 (6.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 43 (4.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 37 (4.18%) C# Software Engineer
10 36 (4.06%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.06%) Graduate Developer
10 36 (4.06%) Graduate Software Developer
11 35 (3.95%) Embedded Engineer
11 35 (3.95%) Technology Architect
12 33 (3.72%) Principal Engineer
13 32 (3.61%) Junior
13 32 (3.61%) Junior Software Engineer
14 31 (3.50%) Principal Software Engineer
15 28 (3.16%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (14.33%) React
2 111 (12.53%) .NET
3 82 (9.26%) Node.js
4 65 (7.34%) Web Services
5 64 (7.22%) AngularJS
6 58 (6.55%) RESTful
7 57 (6.43%) HTML
8 50 (5.64%) .NET Framework
9 48 (5.42%) CSS
9 48 (5.42%) Kafka
10 47 (5.30%) JSON
10 47 (5.30%) REST
11 45 (5.08%) Vue.js
12 41 (4.63%) Spring Boot
12 41 (4.63%) XML
13 38 (4.29%) WPF
14 36 (4.06%) ASP.NET
15 34 (3.84%) Spring
15 34 (3.84%) Swing
16 32 (3.61%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 126 (14.22%) Algorithms
2 89 (10.05%) Self-Motivation
3 71 (8.01%) User Experience
4 54 (6.09%) Smartphone
5 52 (5.87%) Data Structures
6 48 (5.42%) Mobile App
7 47 (5.30%) Cloud Native
8 44 (4.97%) Device Driver
9 39 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
10 38 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
11 29 (3.27%) SystemC
12 26 (2.93%) Renewable Energy
13 25 (2.82%) Robotics
14 22 (2.48%) Social Media
15 20 (2.26%) Life Science
16 17 (1.92%) FMCG
17 15 (1.69%) Analogue Electronics
17 15 (1.69%) FPGA
18 14 (1.58%) Management Information System
19 12 (1.35%) Mali
Operating Systems
1 236 (26.64%) Linux
2 90 (10.16%) Windows
3 68 (7.67%) Android
4 18 (2.03%) Unix
5 15 (1.69%) ThreadX
5 15 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 9 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.34%) Robot Operating System
8 3 (0.34%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (28.10%) Computer Science
3 205 (23.14%) DevOps
4 151 (17.04%) CI/CD
5 149 (16.82%) Machine Learning
6 139 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
7 124 (14.00%) Open Source
8 122 (13.77%) Mathematics
9 121 (13.66%) Full Stack Development
10 109 (12.30%) Test Automation
11 99 (11.17%) Risk Management
12 95 (10.72%) Data Science
12 95 (10.72%) Mentoring
13 90 (10.16%) Scrum
14 89 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
15 83 (9.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 83 (9.37%) SDLC
16 75 (8.47%) TDD
17 71 (8.01%) Software Testing
18 69 (7.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 347 (39.16%) C++
2 336 (37.92%) Python
3 223 (25.17%) C
4 208 (23.48%) C#
5 185 (20.88%) Java
6 171 (19.30%) JavaScript
7 102 (11.51%) SQL
8 81 (9.14%) TypeScript
9 28 (3.16%) MATLAB
10 27 (3.05%) Go
11 26 (2.93%) Bash
12 25 (2.82%) R
13 21 (2.37%) Java 8
14 19 (2.14%) PHP
15 18 (2.03%) Julia
16 15 (1.69%) Embedded C++
17 13 (1.47%) ES6
18 12 (1.35%) Ruby
18 12 (1.35%) Rust
19 10 (1.13%) JSX
Qualifications
1 282 (31.83%) Degree
2 65 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (4.29%) PhD
4 16 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.79%) HND
9 3 (0.34%) HNC
10 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (11.40%) QA
2 29 (3.27%) ISO 26262
3 15 (1.69%) IEC 61508
3 15 (1.69%) IEC 62304
3 15 (1.69%) MISRA
4 12 (1.35%) Accessibility
5 11 (1.24%) GxP
6 8 (0.90%) CDISC
7 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) DICOM
8 1 (0.11%) GRC
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
8 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 131 (14.79%) Docker
2 52 (5.87%) Firmware
3 11 (1.24%) LXC
4 5 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 108 (12.19%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.39%) Ansible
3 19 (2.14%) Terraform
4 17 (1.92%) Cisco IPCC
5 8 (0.90%) Puppet
6 5 (0.56%) Mesos
6 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) Kustomize
7 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 33 (3.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (2.48%) Facebook
3 17 (1.92%) Google
4 15 (1.69%) Klocwork
5 12 (1.35%) Xilinx
6 11 (1.24%) Altera
7 10 (1.13%) Confluent
7 10 (1.13%) Oracle
8 9 (1.02%) MuleSoft
8 9 (1.02%) SAP
9 8 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (0.79%) Dataiku
11 6 (0.68%) IBM
11 6 (0.68%) McKesson
11 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.68%) YouTube
12 5 (0.56%) ATG
13 4 (0.45%) Apple
13 4 (0.45%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.45%) VMware