Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 221 583 964
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.29% 9.41% 10.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.36% 10.31% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 197 393 820
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,250 £71,325
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.80%

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 2,134 5,652 8,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.74% 91.19% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,583 4,004 6,437
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,559 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.92% +5.00%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 -4 141 £57,500 +9.52% 118
Hertfordshire +20 36 £47,500 -13.64% 41
Essex -30 19 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Bedfordshire +39 15 £42,500 -12.82% 8
Norfolk +23 8 £41,250 +3.13% 7
Suffolk +6 3 £70,000 +40.00% 4
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 74 (33.48%) C#
2 72 (32.58%) JavaScript
2 72 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (32.58%) Degree
3 71 (32.13%) C++
4 68 (30.77%) Python
5 59 (26.70%) AWS
6 55 (24.89%) Computer Science
7 52 (23.53%) Java
8 50 (22.62%) .NET
8 50 (22.62%) Linux
9 49 (22.17%) Node.js
10 48 (21.72%) SQL
11 42 (19.00%) Azure
12 39 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (15.38%) AngularJS
14 32 (14.48%) HTML
14 32 (14.48%) Microsoft
15 31 (14.03%) C
15 31 (14.03%) CSS
15 31 (14.03%) GCP
16 30 (13.57%) Docker
16 30 (13.57%) REST
17 29 (13.12%) NoSQL
18 27 (12.22%) Mathematics
18 27 (12.22%) Multithreading
19 26 (11.76%) Windows
20 25 (11.31%) Git (software)
20 25 (11.31%) React
20 25 (11.31%) Computer Science Degree

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 19 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.26%) Apache
3 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.36%) CMS
4 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Simulink
2 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (26.70%) AWS
2 42 (19.00%) Azure
3 31 (14.03%) GCP
4 20 (9.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.36%) npm
5 3 (1.36%) Serverless
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) AWS IoT
6 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.36%) DHCP
2 3 (1.36%) Firewall
2 3 (1.36%) VPN
2 3 (1.36%) Wireless
3 2 (0.90%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) RTP
3 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.90%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.45%) 3G
4 1 (0.45%) 4G
4 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.45%) MQTT
4 1 (0.45%) SNMP
4 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.12%) NoSQL
2 19 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.24%) MySQL
4 9 (4.07%) Redis
5 8 (3.62%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.81%) SQLite
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.90%) Big Data
8 2 (0.90%) GIS
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.45%) DTS
9 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.98%) webpack
3 10 (4.52%) JIRA
4 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.71%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.81%) NUnit
7 3 (1.36%) Rational Quality Manager
7 3 (1.36%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.36%) Rational Team Concert
7 3 (1.36%) Subversion
7 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.90%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.90%) JUnit
8 2 (0.90%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.90%) Redmine
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.45%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (9.95%) Electronics
2 15 (6.79%) Aerospace
2 15 (6.79%) Law
3 9 (4.07%) Automotive
4 7 (3.17%) German Language
5 5 (2.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.36%) Military
6 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Finance
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (57.01%) Software Engineer
2 78 (35.29%) Developer
3 31 (14.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 29 (13.12%) Software Developer
5 26 (11.76%) Graduate
6 21 (9.50%) Python Engineer
7 20 (9.05%) C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (8.60%) Graduate Developer
9 18 (8.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 17 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
11 16 (7.24%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (7.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 16 (7.24%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (6.33%) Graduate Software Developer
13 13 (5.88%) C++ Developer
14 11 (4.98%) .NET Developer
14 11 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (4.98%) Java Engineer
15 10 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
15 10 (4.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.62%) .NET
2 49 (22.17%) Node.js
3 34 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 32 (14.48%) HTML
5 31 (14.03%) CSS
6 30 (13.57%) REST
7 25 (11.31%) React
8 19 (8.60%) Spring
9 15 (6.79%) ASP.NET
10 14 (6.33%) Redux
10 14 (6.33%) Vue.js
11 13 (5.88%) SOAP
12 11 (4.98%) RESTful
13 10 (4.52%) .NET Core
13 10 (4.52%) GraphQL
14 9 (4.07%) HTML5
15 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (3.17%) WPF
16 6 (2.71%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.95%) User Experience
2 19 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.07%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (3.62%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.17%) Animation
6 7 (3.17%) BBC
6 7 (3.17%) STB
7 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.26%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.81%) Photography
10 3 (1.36%) Acoustics
10 3 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.90%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.90%) Music Streaming
11 2 (0.90%) Robotics
12 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.62%) Linux
2 26 (11.76%) Windows
3 6 (2.71%) Android
3 6 (2.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.81%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.36%) Unix
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.89%) Computer Science
3 39 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (12.22%) Mathematics
4 27 (12.22%) Multithreading
5 19 (8.60%) Machine Learning
5 19 (8.60%) OO
5 19 (8.60%) Scrum
6 18 (8.14%) Mentoring
7 17 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
7 17 (7.69%) Visualisation
8 16 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.79%) DevOps
10 14 (6.33%) OOP
10 14 (6.33%) Open Source
10 14 (6.33%) Physics
10 14 (6.33%) TDD
10 14 (6.33%) Web Development
11 12 (5.43%) OOD
11 12 (5.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (33.48%) C#
2 72 (32.58%) JavaScript
3 71 (32.13%) C++
4 68 (30.77%) Python
5 52 (23.53%) Java
6 48 (21.72%) SQL
7 31 (14.03%) C
8 24 (10.86%) TypeScript
9 20 (9.05%) Go
10 12 (5.43%) MATLAB
11 11 (4.98%) PHP
12 9 (4.07%) VB.NET
13 8 (3.62%) Rust
14 7 (3.17%) T-SQL
15 6 (2.71%) Java 8
16 5 (2.26%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.81%) Embedded C++
17 4 (1.81%) VB
17 4 (1.81%) VB6
18 3 (1.36%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 72 (32.58%) Degree
2 25 (11.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.98%) PhD
4 9 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (13.57%) Docker
2 3 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (8.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.36%) Kibana
2 3 (1.36%) logstash
3 2 (0.90%) Terraform
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.71%) Oracle
3 4 (1.81%) Google
3 4 (1.81%) Perforce
4 3 (1.36%) IBM
4 3 (1.36%) Twitter
5 2 (0.90%) ANSYS
5 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.90%) Progress
6 1 (0.45%) Xamarin