Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,456 1,423 1,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.92% 11.72% 8.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.41% 13.13% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 1,144 1,129
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -2.04% +8.89%

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 10,854 10,840 12,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.86% 89.28% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8,233 8,717 10,245
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +1 975 £50,000 +5.26% 181
Hertfordshire -8 298 £55,000 +29.41% 46
Suffolk +15 66 £55,000 +46.67% 16
Bedfordshire +11 58 £47,500 +22.58% 27
Essex -14 39 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Norfolk -27 17 £34,250 -14.38% 10
East Anglia +3 2 £46,500 - 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 601 (41.28%) C++
2 547 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
3 523 (35.92%) Python
4 457 (31.39%) Java
5 451 (30.98%) C#
6 446 (30.63%) C
7 410 (28.16%) Linux
8 379 (26.03%) JavaScript
9 370 (25.41%) Degree
10 355 (24.38%) Computer Science
11 320 (21.98%) Mathematics
12 298 (20.47%) .NET
13 258 (17.72%) SQL
14 253 (17.38%) OO
15 245 (16.83%) HTML
16 203 (13.94%) Windows
17 202 (13.87%) Scrum
18 200 (13.74%) Physics
19 180 (12.36%) Machine Learning
20 177 (12.16%) CSS
21 173 (11.88%) Algorithms
22 170 (11.68%) TDD
23 169 (11.61%) AngularJS
24 164 (11.26%) Git (software)
25 155 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
26 150 (10.30%) Multithreading
27 149 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
27 149 (10.23%) SDLC
28 148 (10.16%) SQL Server
29 147 (10.10%) Web Services

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 25 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (1.51%) OpenStack
3 21 (1.44%) Tomcat
4 20 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.30%) Confluence
6 15 (1.03%) JBoss
7 13 (0.89%) Skype for Business
7 13 (0.89%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.69%) CMS
9 8 (0.55%) Apache
9 8 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.48%) WordPress
11 6 (0.41%) IIS
12 4 (0.27%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.14%) Kentico
13 2 (0.14%) SAS
14 1 (0.069%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.069%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.27%) Simulink
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.14%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.58%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.27%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 149 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (4.19%) GitHub
4 41 (2.82%) SaaS
5 29 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.58%) OpenShift
7 20 (1.37%) Serverless
8 15 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.48%) Akamai
11 7 (0.48%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.21%) Datadog
14 3 (0.21%) Google Play
14 3 (0.21%) PaaS
15 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 40 (2.75%) Internet
3 39 (2.68%) HTTP
3 39 (2.68%) Wireless
4 23 (1.58%) DNS
5 22 (1.51%) DHCP
5 22 (1.51%) Skype
6 21 (1.44%) Bluetooth
7 20 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (1.10%) WAN
9 15 (1.03%) SNMP
10 14 (0.96%) SSL
11 12 (0.82%) 802.11
12 9 (0.62%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.55%) DWDM
13 8 (0.55%) Firewall
13 8 (0.55%) MPLS
13 8 (0.55%) Network Security
14 7 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.48%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.70%) NoSQL
3 80 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 73 (5.01%) MySQL
5 44 (3.02%) Big Data
6 35 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (1.99%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.10%) Redis
12 14 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.82%) Apache Hive
13 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.76%) HBase
15 10 (0.69%) GIS
16 9 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
17 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
18 5 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 5 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 164 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 96 (6.59%) JIRA
3 77 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 73 (5.01%) Visual Studio
5 38 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (2.47%) NUnit
7 33 (2.27%) Selenium
7 33 (2.27%) Subversion
8 31 (2.13%) Cucumber
9 24 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 24 (1.65%) WebDriver
10 23 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
11 22 (1.51%) ReSharper
12 19 (1.30%) LabVIEW
13 18 (1.24%) gulp
14 17 (1.17%) Maven
15 14 (0.96%) JUnit
16 13 (0.89%) JBehave
17 12 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
17 12 (0.82%) Mercurial
General
1 117 (8.04%) Finance
2 84 (5.77%) Electronics
2 84 (5.77%) Games
3 77 (5.29%) Retail
4 42 (2.88%) Marketing
5 38 (2.61%) Automotive
5 38 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.30%) Aerospace
8 17 (1.17%) Multimedia
9 10 (0.69%) Advertising
9 10 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.41%) Banking
10 6 (0.41%) Legal
10 6 (0.41%) Publishing
11 2 (0.14%) Billing
11 2 (0.14%) Military
12 1 (0.069%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 817 (56.11%) Software Engineer
2 549 (37.71%) Developer
3 312 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 256 (17.58%) Software Developer
5 216 (14.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 169 (11.61%) C Software Engineer
7 161 (11.06%) Embedded Engineer
8 157 (10.78%) Graduate
9 155 (10.65%) Senior Software Engineer
10 153 (10.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 151 (10.37%) C# Developer
12 137 (9.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 130 (8.93%) C# Software Engineer
14 119 (8.17%) C++ Developer
15 110 (7.55%) C# Software Developer
16 107 (7.35%) C++ Software Developer
16 107 (7.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 95 (6.52%) Embedded C Engineer
18 92 (6.32%) .NET Developer
18 92 (6.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (20.47%) .NET
2 245 (16.83%) HTML
3 177 (12.16%) CSS
4 169 (11.61%) AngularJS
5 147 (10.10%) Web Services
6 106 (7.28%) .NET Framework
7 102 (7.01%) ASP.NET
7 102 (7.01%) React
8 96 (6.59%) jQuery
9 93 (6.39%) HTML5
10 90 (6.18%) RESTful
11 72 (4.95%) Node.js
12 71 (4.88%) Spring
13 51 (3.50%) WPF
14 50 (3.43%) CSS3
15 49 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (3.23%) JSON
17 46 (3.16%) REST
18 43 (2.95%) TensorFlow
18 43 (2.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 355 (24.38%) Computer Science
2 173 (11.88%) Algorithms
3 79 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (5.15%) User Experience
5 70 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
6 39 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.61%) Data Centre
8 37 (2.54%) Public Cloud
9 32 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
9 32 (2.20%) Fintech
10 30 (2.06%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.92%) Robotics
12 25 (1.72%) Life Science
13 24 (1.65%) Private Cloud
14 23 (1.58%) CUDA
14 23 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 23 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
14 23 (1.58%) Online Games
15 18 (1.24%) Management Information System
16 17 (1.17%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 410 (28.16%) Linux
2 203 (13.94%) Windows
3 79 (5.43%) Android
4 53 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 51 (3.50%) Unix
6 31 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
7 19 (1.30%) Debian
8 11 (0.76%) CoreOS
8 11 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.55%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.41%) Robot Operating System
11 4 (0.27%) AIX
11 4 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
12 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
13 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (21.98%) Mathematics
3 253 (17.38%) OO
4 202 (13.87%) Scrum
5 200 (13.74%) Physics
6 180 (12.36%) Machine Learning
7 170 (11.68%) TDD
8 155 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
9 150 (10.30%) Multithreading
10 149 (10.23%) SDLC
11 146 (10.03%) Artificial Intelligence
12 133 (9.13%) Test Automation
13 130 (8.93%) DevOps
14 125 (8.59%) MVC
15 118 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
16 95 (6.52%) E-Commerce
17 92 (6.32%) Web Development
18 91 (6.25%) Mentoring
19 90 (6.18%) Unit Testing
20 79 (5.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 601 (41.28%) C++
2 523 (35.92%) Python
3 457 (31.39%) Java
4 451 (30.98%) C#
5 446 (30.63%) C
6 379 (26.03%) JavaScript
7 258 (17.72%) SQL
8 108 (7.42%) Embedded C
9 89 (6.11%) Embedded C++
10 74 (5.08%) MATLAB
11 59 (4.05%) PHP
12 55 (3.78%) T-SQL
13 42 (2.88%) Ruby
14 38 (2.61%) Scala
15 37 (2.54%) PowerShell
16 31 (2.13%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.65%) Assembly Language
17 24 (1.65%) TypeScript
18 20 (1.37%) ES6
19 17 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 370 (25.41%) Degree
2 118 (8.10%) PhD
3 110 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.41%) MCSE
7 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.34%) MCP
9 4 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.21%) CCNP
10 3 (0.21%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB
12 1 (0.069%) CCNA
12 1 (0.069%) CISSP
12 1 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.069%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.069%) PMP
12 1 (0.069%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.29%) QA
2 23 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.41%) GCP
4 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.21%) WAI
5 2 (0.14%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.14%) GDPR
5 2 (0.14%) GxP
5 2 (0.14%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.069%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.069%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.069%) JTAG
6 1 (0.069%) MISRA
System Software
1 96 (6.59%) Docker
2 38 (2.61%) Firmware
3 14 (0.96%) VMware NSX
4 10 (0.69%) LXC
5 9 (0.62%) Ceph
6 7 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.14%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
9 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.14%) HDFS
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.069%) vSphere
10 1 (0.069%) Xen
10 1 (0.069%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (2.47%) Puppet
2 29 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.79%) Kubernetes
4 24 (1.65%) Ansible
5 14 (0.96%) vCenter Server
6 8 (0.55%) vRealize
7 5 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.14%) Kibana
9 2 (0.14%) Nagios
9 2 (0.14%) Oozie
10 1 (0.069%) Consul
10 1 (0.069%) Grafana
10 1 (0.069%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.069%) Salt
10 1 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.069%) Terraform
10 1 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 68 (4.67%) Oracle
3 61 (4.19%) WorldPay
4 33 (2.27%) Google
5 29 (1.99%) VMware
6 20 (1.37%) Cisco
7 13 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 13 (0.89%) Xamarin
8 12 (0.82%) Polycom
9 10 (0.69%) New Relic
10 9 (0.62%) Atmel
11 8 (0.55%) Arista
11 8 (0.55%) Aruba
11 8 (0.55%) Citrix
11 8 (0.55%) HP
11 8 (0.55%) Meraki
11 8 (0.55%) Riverbed
12 7 (0.48%) Blue Coat
12 7 (0.48%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.48%) Juniper