Period
to 21 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 11 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,026 1,897 1,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.09% 15.59% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.22% 17.28% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1,562 1,190
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

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 9,141 10,979 11,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.88% 90.21% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,879 8,930 9,797
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -4 526 £52,500 +5.00% 263
Hertfordshire -9 276 £47,500 - 80
Essex +12 67 £40,000 -20.00% 41
Suffolk +8 66 £47,500 +9.20% 8
Bedfordshire +32 61 £51,800 +29.50% 18
Norfolk +1 29 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East Anglia +2 1 - - 24
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 455 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (40.06%) C#
3 346 (33.72%) Java
4 326 (31.77%) C++
5 316 (30.80%) JavaScript
6 267 (26.02%) .NET
7 265 (25.83%) Python
8 262 (25.54%) SQL
9 217 (21.15%) Degree
10 202 (19.69%) HTML
11 197 (19.20%) Computer Science
12 191 (18.62%) Microsoft
13 174 (16.96%) Linux
14 164 (15.98%) C
15 163 (15.89%) Scrum
16 158 (15.40%) CSS
17 157 (15.30%) MVC
18 156 (15.20%) Web Services
19 154 (15.01%) Windows
20 150 (14.62%) ASP.NET
21 146 (14.23%) SQL Server
21 146 (14.23%) Mathematics
22 138 (13.45%) AngularJS
23 134 (13.06%) Finance
24 133 (12.96%) Test Automation
25 129 (12.57%) OO
26 125 (12.18%) Multithreading
27 124 (12.09%) TDD
28 123 (11.99%) Microsoft Azure
29 118 (11.50%) Problem-Solving

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 28 (2.73%) Confluence
2 26 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (2.44%) JBoss
4 19 (1.85%) Apache
4 19 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.46%) IIS
6 14 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.36%) WordPress
7 13 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.58%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.19%) Kentico
12 1 (0.097%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.097%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.097%) nginx
12 1 (0.097%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.097%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Odoo
2 7 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 123 (11.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (3.41%) SaaS
4 33 (3.22%) GitHub
5 22 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.66%) Serverless
7 16 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.17%) Office 365
9 10 (0.97%) Slack
10 9 (0.88%) Trello
11 8 (0.78%) Firebase
12 7 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.49%) Akamai
14 5 (0.49%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.49%) npm
15 4 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
17 2 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.07%) TCP/IP
1 52 (5.07%) Wireless
2 43 (4.19%) HTTP
3 29 (2.83%) Internet
4 25 (2.44%) SSL
5 21 (2.05%) Firewall
5 21 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (1.95%) LAN
6 20 (1.95%) WAN
7 19 (1.85%) DNS
8 17 (1.66%) DHCP
9 16 (1.56%) Bluetooth
9 16 (1.56%) VPN
10 9 (0.88%) 802.11
11 8 (0.78%) BGP
11 8 (0.78%) ZigBee
12 7 (0.68%) Broadband
12 7 (0.68%) Skype
13 6 (0.58%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.75%) MySQL
3 55 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 52 (5.07%) Big Data
5 47 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 20 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (1.75%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.88%) HBase
10 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.68%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.58%) BigQuery
12 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 99 (9.65%) Visual Studio
2 93 (9.06%) Git (software)
3 70 (6.82%) JIRA
4 42 (4.09%) NUnit
5 41 (4.00%) Subversion
6 40 (3.90%) Jenkins
7 28 (2.73%) Selenium
8 22 (2.14%) Maven
9 21 (2.05%) TeamCity
10 20 (1.95%) Ant
10 20 (1.95%) JUnit
11 19 (1.85%) Jasmine
12 16 (1.56%) Bitbucket
12 16 (1.56%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.36%) Log4Net
13 14 (1.36%) SoapUI
14 13 (1.27%) gulp
15 11 (1.07%) ReSharper
15 11 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (0.97%) LabVIEW
General
1 134 (13.06%) Finance
2 68 (6.63%) Games
3 51 (4.97%) Telecoms
4 46 (4.48%) Automotive
5 35 (3.41%) Electronics
6 32 (3.12%) Aerospace
7 27 (2.63%) Retail
8 19 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.75%) Marketing
10 16 (1.56%) Publishing
11 13 (1.27%) Back Office
12 7 (0.68%) Law
13 6 (0.58%) Banking
14 5 (0.49%) Legal
14 5 (0.49%) Military
15 4 (0.39%) Romanian Language
15 4 (0.39%) Russian Language
16 3 (0.29%) Advertising
16 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 493 (48.05%) Software Engineer
2 391 (38.11%) Developer
3 146 (14.23%) Software Developer
4 136 (13.26%) Graduate
5 103 (10.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 102 (9.94%) C# Developer
7 93 (9.06%) C++ Software Engineer
8 86 (8.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 81 (7.89%) .NET Developer
10 79 (7.70%) Java Developer
11 78 (7.60%) Graduate Developer
12 70 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
13 65 (6.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 58 (5.65%) Java Engineer
15 53 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
16 52 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
17 48 (4.68%) C# Software Developer
17 48 (4.68%) Embedded Engineer
18 46 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 46 (4.48%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (26.02%) .NET
2 202 (19.69%) HTML
3 158 (15.40%) CSS
4 156 (15.20%) Web Services
5 150 (14.62%) ASP.NET
6 138 (13.45%) AngularJS
7 81 (7.89%) RESTful
7 81 (7.89%) Spring
8 77 (7.50%) jQuery
8 77 (7.50%) REST
9 72 (7.02%) JSON
10 65 (6.34%) HTML5
10 65 (6.34%) Node.js
11 63 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (5.75%) React
13 58 (5.65%) .NET Core
14 57 (5.56%) .NET Framework
15 47 (4.58%) XML
16 37 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 197 (19.20%) Computer Science
2 98 (9.55%) Algorithms
3 75 (7.31%) User Experience
4 74 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.70%) Robotics
6 33 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (3.12%) Data Structures
8 28 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.73%) Smart City
9 26 (2.53%) Management Information System
10 25 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.95%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.85%) Fintech
13 18 (1.75%) Internet of Things
14 14 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (1.36%) Public Cloud
15 12 (1.17%) Life Science
15 12 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
16 11 (1.07%) Biotechnology
17 10 (0.97%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 174 (16.96%) Linux
2 154 (15.01%) Windows
3 45 (4.39%) Android
4 23 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
5 22 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.46%) Unix
10 12 (1.17%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.68%) Kali Linux
13 6 (0.58%) CentOS
14 4 (0.39%) Robot Operating System
15 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.19%) Debian
16 2 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
16 2 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 1 (0.097%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (15.89%) Scrum
3 157 (15.30%) MVC
4 146 (14.23%) Mathematics
5 133 (12.96%) Test Automation
6 129 (12.57%) OO
7 125 (12.18%) Multithreading
8 124 (12.09%) TDD
9 118 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
10 105 (10.23%) Mentoring
11 102 (9.94%) Machine Learning
12 98 (9.55%) DevOps
13 87 (8.48%) Microservices
14 86 (8.38%) Web Development
15 82 (7.99%) SDLC
16 76 (7.41%) Physics
17 74 (7.21%) Artificial Intelligence
18 73 (7.12%) Unit Testing
19 70 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
20 65 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 411 (40.06%) C#
2 346 (33.72%) Java
3 326 (31.77%) C++
4 316 (30.80%) JavaScript
5 265 (25.83%) Python
6 262 (25.54%) SQL
7 164 (15.98%) C
8 67 (6.53%) T-SQL
9 61 (5.95%) PHP
10 35 (3.41%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.22%) TypeScript
12 32 (3.12%) Java 8
12 32 (3.12%) PL/SQL
13 31 (3.02%) Ruby
14 27 (2.63%) Bash Shell
15 23 (2.24%) VB.NET
16 22 (2.14%) Embedded C
16 22 (2.14%) VB
17 18 (1.75%) ES6
18 17 (1.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 217 (21.15%) Degree
2 80 (7.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (7.50%) PhD
4 34 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 22 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 22 (2.14%) MPhil
6 17 (1.66%) CISSP
7 16 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 13 (1.27%) GIAC
9 13 (1.27%) SANS
9 13 (1.27%) SSCP
10 11 (1.07%) CISA
10 11 (1.07%) CISM
11 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.68%) CEH
12 7 (0.68%) CSSLP
12 7 (0.68%) MCSE
13 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.43%) QA
2 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.49%) GDPR
3 5 (0.49%) PSD2
4 4 (0.39%) ISO 22301
4 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.19%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.19%) MISRA
7 1 (0.097%) JTAG
7 1 (0.097%) PMO
7 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (9.06%) Docker
2 28 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.88%) vSphere
4 5 (0.49%) Firmware
5 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.097%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.097%) HDFS
7 1 (0.097%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.24%) Ansible
3 13 (1.27%) Grafana
3 13 (1.27%) Prometheus
4 11 (1.07%) Puppet
5 7 (0.68%) Nessus
5 7 (0.68%) Nmap
5 7 (0.68%) Terraform
6 6 (0.58%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.58%) Salt
7 5 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.29%) Nagios
9 3 (0.29%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.29%) vRealize
9 3 (0.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (0.19%) Icinga
10 2 (0.19%) Kibana
10 2 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 191 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 30 (2.92%) Google
3 27 (2.63%) Oracle
4 20 (1.95%) VMware
5 18 (1.75%) Talend
6 16 (1.56%) Cisco
6 16 (1.56%) New Relic
7 15 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.36%) Xamarin
9 13 (1.27%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.17%) WorldPay
11 11 (1.07%) Veeam
12 10 (0.97%) Siemens
13 9 (0.88%) Aruba
14 7 (0.68%) Netsparker
14 7 (0.68%) Qualys
14 7 (0.68%) SAP
15 6 (0.58%) HP
16 5 (0.49%) BT
16 5 (0.49%) Intel