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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 8 12 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,194 501 308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 15.89% 10.98% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.00% 11.99% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 198 243 212
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £79,688 £75,313 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,875 £92,500 £90,625
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +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 7,024 4,180 3,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 93.47% 91.59% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,819 2,426 2,507
10th Percentile £28,554 £31,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £64,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 752 £60,000 +20.00% 134
Hertfordshire -14 214 £62,500 -21.88% 35
Essex 0 136 £56,250 +10.29% 13
Suffolk +14 42 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bedfordshire -10 40 £63,250 +20.48% 3
Norfolk +12 22 £60,000 +14.29% 3
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 511 (42.80%) Degree
2 436 (36.52%) Agile
3 434 (36.35%) Computer Science
4 406 (34.00%) Python
5 395 (33.08%) Social Skills
6 315 (26.38%) C#
7 310 (25.96%) DevOps
8 305 (25.54%) Java
9 301 (25.21%) C++
10 296 (24.79%) JavaScript
11 268 (22.45%) C
12 265 (22.19%) AWS
13 251 (21.02%) Docker
14 249 (20.85%) Git (software)
15 237 (19.85%) Linux
16 220 (18.43%) .NET
16 220 (18.43%) AngularJS
17 217 (18.17%) Azure
18 216 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
19 204 (17.09%) HTML
20 203 (17.00%) CSS
21 186 (15.58%) Machine Learning
22 183 (15.33%) Mentoring
23 182 (15.24%) SQL
24 178 (14.91%) Computer Science Degree
25 168 (14.07%) React
25 168 (14.07%) Mathematics
26 162 (13.57%) Risk Management
27 160 (13.40%) CI/CD
28 149 (12.48%) Data Science

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 48 (4.02%) Apache Spark
2 41 (3.43%) Apache
3 22 (1.84%) Confluence
4 18 (1.51%) IBM Domino
5 14 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.01%) Jupyter
7 7 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.42%) Jetty
8 5 (0.42%) nginx
8 5 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.25%) CMS
10 1 (0.084%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.084%) JBoss
10 1 (0.084%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (1.01%) Simulink
2 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.67%) Primavera
2 8 (0.67%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.084%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 265 (22.19%) AWS
2 217 (18.17%) Azure
3 111 (9.30%) GCP
4 89 (7.45%) Serverless
5 46 (3.85%) SaaS
6 37 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (2.26%) Azure DevOps
9 22 (1.84%) OpenShift
10 18 (1.51%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (1.26%) Amazon EKS
12 15 (1.26%) GitHub
12 15 (1.26%) PaaS
13 13 (1.09%) Power Platform
14 12 (1.01%) Google Play
15 11 (0.92%) Basecamp
16 10 (0.84%) Dialogflow
16 10 (0.84%) Google Compute Engine
16 10 (0.84%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.62%) HTTP
2 76 (6.37%) SSL
3 53 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 41 (3.43%) Wireless
5 32 (2.68%) Internet
6 24 (2.01%) Modbus
7 22 (1.84%) RS-422
7 22 (1.84%) RS-485
8 18 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (1.34%) Bluetooth
10 12 (1.01%) Firewall
10 12 (1.01%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.42%) Broadband
11 5 (0.42%) MQTT
12 4 (0.34%) Network Security
13 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.17%) SSH
15 1 (0.084%) FTP
15 1 (0.084%) SMTP
15 1 (0.084%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (9.72%) NoSQL
2 58 (4.86%) MySQL
3 53 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 49 (4.10%) Big Data
5 39 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (1.93%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.59%) Tableau
11 17 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (1.17%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.09%) Looker
14 13 (1.09%) Power BI
15 12 (1.01%) BigQuery
16 10 (0.84%) Apache Hive
16 10 (0.84%) Cloud Spanner
16 10 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 249 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 114 (9.55%) JIRA
3 111 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 61 (5.11%) TeamCity
5 34 (2.85%) GitLab
6 23 (1.93%) Subversion
7 22 (1.84%) Gerrit
8 16 (1.34%) Eclipse
9 15 (1.26%) ClearCase
9 15 (1.26%) CppUnit
9 15 (1.26%) JUnit
10 14 (1.17%) Maven
11 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.67%) Moq
12 8 (0.67%) NUnit
12 8 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
12 8 (0.67%) Spinnaker
13 7 (0.59%) CircleCI
13 7 (0.59%) webpack
General
1 395 (33.08%) Social Skills
2 133 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (11.06%) Marketing
4 118 (9.88%) Finance
5 117 (9.80%) Electronics
6 74 (6.20%) Automotive
7 47 (3.94%) Legal
8 46 (3.85%) Games
9 42 (3.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 32 (2.68%) Banking
11 31 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 30 (2.51%) Presentation Skills
13 29 (2.43%) Retail
14 28 (2.35%) Publishing
15 25 (2.09%) Manufacturing
16 20 (1.68%) Aerospace
16 20 (1.68%) Wearables
17 7 (0.59%) Law
18 6 (0.50%) Avionics
18 6 (0.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 731 (61.22%) Software Engineer
2 186 (15.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 150 (12.56%) Developer
4 130 (10.89%) Graduate
5 111 (9.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 70 (5.86%) Embedded Engineer
7 66 (5.53%) Principal Engineer
8 50 (4.19%) Principal Software Engineer
9 48 (4.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 40 (3.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 40 (3.35%) Senior Developer
11 35 (2.93%) C++ Software Engineer
12 34 (2.85%) Architect
12 34 (2.85%) Software Developer
12 34 (2.85%) Software Test Engineer
12 34 (2.85%) Test Engineer
13 33 (2.76%) C# Developer
13 33 (2.76%) Junior
14 31 (2.60%) Junior Software Engineer
15 29 (2.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (18.43%) .NET
1 220 (18.43%) AngularJS
2 204 (17.09%) HTML
3 203 (17.00%) CSS
4 168 (14.07%) React
5 137 (11.47%) Node.js
6 112 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 92 (7.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 79 (6.62%) Angular 2
9 73 (6.11%) Vue.js
10 68 (5.70%) .NET Framework
11 66 (5.53%) HTML5
11 66 (5.53%) WPF
12 61 (5.11%) CSS3
13 55 (4.61%) REST
14 52 (4.36%) WinForms
15 50 (4.19%) Kafka
16 49 (4.10%) Web Services
17 47 (3.94%) JSON
18 38 (3.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 147 (12.31%) Algorithms
2 146 (12.23%) User Experience
3 119 (9.97%) Self-Motivation
4 110 (9.21%) Data Structures
5 85 (7.12%) IoT
6 65 (5.44%) Smartphone
7 60 (5.03%) Embedded Systems
8 47 (3.94%) Mobile App
9 42 (3.52%) Cloud Native
10 39 (3.27%) Virtual Team
11 37 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
12 34 (2.85%) FPGA
13 31 (2.60%) Life Science
14 25 (2.09%) ARM Cortex
15 23 (1.93%) Device Driver
16 22 (1.84%) Mali
17 21 (1.76%) Renewable Energy
18 18 (1.51%) Home Automation
18 18 (1.51%) Industry 4.0
19 16 (1.34%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 237 (19.85%) Linux
2 62 (5.19%) Windows
3 52 (4.36%) Android
4 33 (2.76%) Unix
5 16 (1.34%) Solaris
6 9 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.084%) CentOS
9 1 (0.084%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.084%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.084%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.084%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.084%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (36.52%) Agile
2 434 (36.35%) Computer Science
3 310 (25.96%) DevOps
4 216 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
5 186 (15.58%) Machine Learning
6 183 (15.33%) Mentoring
7 168 (14.07%) Mathematics
8 162 (13.57%) Risk Management
9 160 (13.40%) CI/CD
10 149 (12.48%) Data Science
11 147 (12.31%) Full Stack Development
11 147 (12.31%) Software Testing
12 134 (11.22%) MVC
13 124 (10.39%) TDD
14 123 (10.30%) Artificial Intelligence
15 122 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
16 113 (9.46%) Open Source
17 108 (9.05%) Test Automation
18 107 (8.96%) Scrum
19 104 (8.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 406 (34.00%) Python
2 315 (26.38%) C#
3 305 (25.54%) Java
4 301 (25.21%) C++
5 296 (24.79%) JavaScript
6 268 (22.45%) C
7 182 (15.24%) SQL
8 117 (9.80%) Go
9 94 (7.87%) Ruby
10 85 (7.12%) TypeScript
11 50 (4.19%) Objective-C
12 47 (3.94%) MATLAB
13 35 (2.93%) Julia
13 35 (2.93%) PHP
14 26 (2.18%) Shell Script
15 24 (2.01%) Embedded C
16 23 (1.93%) Bash
16 23 (1.93%) R
17 21 (1.76%) Ada
18 19 (1.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 511 (42.80%) Degree
2 178 (14.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (3.18%) PhD
3 38 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 29 (2.43%) Master's Degree
5 15 (1.26%) Postgraduate
6 13 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.42%) PMP
8 4 (0.34%) HND
8 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.084%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.084%) ISEB
10 1 (0.084%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (11.98%) QA
2 53 (4.44%) Accessibility
3 17 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.26%) ISO 26262
5 14 (1.17%) IEC 62304
6 7 (0.59%) IEC 61508
6 7 (0.59%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.17%) HL7
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.084%) DICOM
8 1 (0.084%) GDPR
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.084%) MISRA
System Software
1 251 (21.02%) Docker
2 22 (1.84%) Firmware
2 22 (1.84%) LXC
3 16 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.084%) NFS
Systems Management
1 108 (9.05%) Kubernetes
2 39 (3.27%) Ansible
3 35 (2.93%) Cisco IPCC
3 35 (2.93%) Terraform
4 20 (1.68%) Puppet
5 16 (1.34%) Data Guard
5 16 (1.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 16 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.59%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.42%) LiteSpeed
9 2 (0.17%) Kibana
10 1 (0.084%) Consul
Vendors
1 82 (6.87%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.61%) Salesforce.com
3 65 (5.44%) Google
4 43 (3.60%) IBM
4 43 (3.60%) McKesson
5 30 (2.51%) Oracle
6 24 (2.01%) FIS
7 15 (1.26%) MuleSoft
7 15 (1.26%) Perforce
8 14 (1.17%) ANSYS
8 14 (1.17%) Bloomberg
9 13 (1.09%) Apple
10 11 (0.92%) ATG
11 10 (0.84%) Palantir
12 8 (0.67%) Citrix
12 8 (0.67%) Facebook
12 8 (0.67%) SAP
13 7 (0.59%) Foundry
14 6 (0.50%) Splunk
15 5 (0.42%) Twitter