Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 19 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 572 962 1,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.30% 10.19% 15.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.19% 11.25% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 370 778 1,500
East of England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,375 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 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 5,615 8,549 10,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.26% 90.52% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,871 6,372 8,749
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 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
Cambridgeshire +3 309 £52,500 - 186
Essex +14 106 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Hertfordshire -25 102 £55,000 +15.79% 56
Suffolk -3 33 £51,250 +20.59% 11
Bedfordshire -17 14 £48,750 -7.14% 13
Norfolk -29 8 £40,000 +3.23% 12
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 of England region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 230 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (33.04%) C++
3 186 (32.52%) Linux
4 175 (30.59%) Java
5 169 (29.55%) Degree
6 168 (29.37%) C
7 155 (27.10%) JavaScript
8 145 (25.35%) Python
9 143 (25.00%) C#
10 131 (22.90%) Computer Science
11 121 (21.15%) .NET
12 118 (20.63%) SQL
13 103 (18.01%) Test Automation
14 95 (16.61%) Git (software)
15 91 (15.91%) Windows
15 91 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
16 88 (15.38%) TDD
16 88 (15.38%) Scrum
17 84 (14.69%) Spring
18 79 (13.81%) AWS
19 76 (13.29%) Oracle
20 73 (12.76%) CSS
20 73 (12.76%) DevOps
21 71 (12.41%) AngularJS
22 69 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
23 67 (11.71%) HTML
24 65 (11.36%) SQL Server
25 62 (10.84%) Computer Science Degree
26 60 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
27 58 (10.14%) WorldPay

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 15 (2.62%) JBoss
2 11 (1.92%) IIS
3 9 (1.57%) Apache
3 9 (1.57%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.22%) Confluence
4 7 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.70%) nginx
6 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.52%) WordPress
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 79 (13.81%) AWS
2 48 (8.39%) Azure
3 32 (5.59%) GCP
4 16 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.80%) OpenShift
5 10 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
6 9 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
7 8 (1.40%) Serverless
8 7 (1.22%) GitHub
8 7 (1.22%) SaaS
9 6 (1.05%) Siri
10 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.52%) IaaS
12 3 (0.52%) MailChimp
12 3 (0.52%) PaaS
13 2 (0.35%) Apigee
13 2 (0.35%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.62%) Wireless
3 14 (2.45%) HTTP
4 10 (1.75%) Internet
5 8 (1.40%) Bluetooth
6 6 (1.05%) Firewall
6 6 (1.05%) Modbus
6 6 (1.05%) VPN
7 5 (0.87%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.52%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.35%) RS-232
9 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) DNS
10 1 (0.17%) RS-485
10 1 (0.17%) SNMP
10 1 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.17%) SSL
10 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.99%) MySQL
3 38 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.59%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.80%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.40%) Big Data
9 8 (1.40%) Geospatial Data
9 8 (1.40%) GIS
9 8 (1.40%) JasperReports
10 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.70%) Redis
13 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 95 (16.61%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.27%) JIRA
3 43 (7.52%) Jenkins
4 34 (5.94%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.15%) NUnit
6 17 (2.97%) Selenium
7 15 (2.62%) Hudson
8 14 (2.45%) Subversion
9 13 (2.27%) JUnit
9 13 (2.27%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.10%) Maven
11 9 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.40%) Ant
12 8 (1.40%) Artifactory
12 8 (1.40%) ClearQuest
12 8 (1.40%) CruiseControl
12 8 (1.40%) FishEye
12 8 (1.40%) webpack
13 7 (1.22%) Postman
13 7 (1.22%) TestCafe
General
1 58 (10.14%) Banking
2 57 (9.97%) Electronics
3 43 (7.52%) Automotive
4 34 (5.94%) Manufacturing
5 28 (4.90%) Finance
6 20 (3.50%) Aerospace
6 20 (3.50%) Military
7 13 (2.27%) Retail
8 12 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.57%) Games
9 9 (1.57%) Marketing
10 8 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.05%) Law
12 4 (0.70%) Advertising
12 4 (0.70%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Avionics
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 368 (64.34%) Software Engineer
2 146 (25.52%) Developer
3 99 (17.31%) Senior Software Engineer
4 83 (14.51%) Java Engineer
5 82 (14.34%) Java Software Engineer
6 51 (8.92%) Software Developer
7 47 (8.22%) Embedded Engineer
8 46 (8.04%) C++ Software Engineer
9 40 (6.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 39 (6.82%) .NET Software Engineer
10 39 (6.82%) C# Developer
10 39 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
11 34 (5.94%) .NET Developer
12 33 (5.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 33 (5.77%) SQL Developer
13 31 (5.42%) Principal Engineer
13 31 (5.42%) Principal Software Engineer
14 28 (4.90%) JavaScript Engineer
15 27 (4.72%) Senior Java Engineer
15 27 (4.72%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (21.15%) .NET
2 84 (14.69%) Spring
3 73 (12.76%) CSS
4 71 (12.41%) AngularJS
5 67 (11.71%) HTML
6 46 (8.04%) React
6 46 (8.04%) Web Services
7 40 (6.99%) REST
8 35 (6.12%) ASP.NET
9 32 (5.59%) RESTful
10 28 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (4.55%) Node.js
12 24 (4.20%) jQuery
13 23 (4.02%) HTML5
13 23 (4.02%) LAMP
14 22 (3.85%) Java EE
14 22 (3.85%) JSON
15 20 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (3.50%) WPF
16 19 (3.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.42%) Robotics
3 30 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (5.24%) User Experience
4 29 (5.07%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.80%) Smartphone
6 15 (2.62%) Device Driver
7 14 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.45%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.10%) CAN bus
9 9 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.22%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.05%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.05%) Music Streaming
12 6 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.05%) Spread Betting
13 5 (0.87%) Animation
13 5 (0.87%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 186 (32.52%) Linux
2 91 (15.91%) Windows
3 24 (4.20%) Android
4 16 (2.80%) Unix
5 14 (2.45%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.05%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.87%) CentOS
8 5 (0.87%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.70%) AIX
9 4 (0.70%) Debian
10 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Tizen
12 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (22.90%) Computer Science
3 103 (18.01%) Test Automation
4 91 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (15.38%) Scrum
5 88 (15.38%) TDD
6 73 (12.76%) DevOps
7 69 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 58 (10.14%) Mathematics
10 57 (9.97%) OO
11 52 (9.09%) Kanban
12 51 (8.92%) Web Development
13 49 (8.57%) Technical Leadership
14 41 (7.17%) Multithreading
14 41 (7.17%) MVC
14 41 (7.17%) OOP
15 38 (6.64%) SDLC
16 36 (6.29%) Physics
17 34 (5.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 189 (33.04%) C++
2 175 (30.59%) Java
3 168 (29.37%) C
4 155 (27.10%) JavaScript
5 145 (25.35%) Python
6 143 (25.00%) C#
7 118 (20.63%) SQL
8 44 (7.69%) PHP
9 39 (6.82%) Embedded C
10 24 (4.20%) TypeScript
11 20 (3.50%) Embedded C++
12 19 (3.32%) MATLAB
13 17 (2.97%) T-SQL
14 16 (2.80%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.27%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.10%) Ruby
17 11 (1.92%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.92%) Perl
18 10 (1.75%) Ada
19 9 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 169 (29.55%) Degree
2 62 (10.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (6.47%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.32%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.52%) CCNA
7 3 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.52%) PhD
7 3 (0.52%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) GIAC
9 1 (0.17%) MCSE
9 1 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PMP
9 1 (0.17%) SSCP
9 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.12%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) GDPR
3 7 (1.22%) PSD2
4 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) MISRA
6 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 47 (8.22%) Docker
2 20 (3.50%) Firmware
3 13 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 48 (8.39%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.15%) Ansible
3 14 (2.45%) Puppet
4 9 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (1.40%) Terraform
6 4 (0.70%) Kibana
6 4 (0.70%) logstash
7 3 (0.52%) Wonderware InTouch
8 2 (0.35%) Nagios
8 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (13.29%) Oracle
2 58 (10.14%) WorldPay
3 48 (8.39%) Microsoft
4 46 (8.04%) FIS
5 36 (6.29%) Google
6 11 (1.92%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.75%) IBM
8 8 (1.40%) Adobe
8 8 (1.40%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.05%) Apple
9 6 (1.05%) Dell
9 6 (1.05%) Spotify
9 6 (1.05%) Xilinx
10 4 (0.70%) SAP
11 3 (0.52%) Allen-Bradley
11 3 (0.52%) QNX
11 3 (0.52%) Wonderware
12 2 (0.35%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.35%) Perforce
12 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds