Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,148 1,685 1,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.37% 14.62% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.55% 16.24% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1,400 1,129
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,725 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 9,936 10,375 11,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.73% 90.02% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7,349 8,444 9,765
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,010 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -2 678 £52,500 +10.53% 232
Hertfordshire -22 245 £47,500 +5.56% 61
Suffolk +15 82 £55,000 +46.67% 10
Bedfordshire +21 71 £49,000 +30.67% 7
Essex +12 54 £40,000 -20.00% 35
Norfolk -14 17 £42,500 +54.55% 8
East Anglia +2 1 £46,500 - 15
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 501 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (38.07%) C#
3 403 (35.10%) C++
4 376 (32.75%) Java
5 365 (31.79%) JavaScript
6 349 (30.40%) Python
7 286 (24.91%) .NET
8 270 (23.52%) SQL
9 246 (21.43%) Degree
10 231 (20.12%) Computer Science
11 229 (19.95%) HTML
12 225 (19.60%) Linux
13 224 (19.51%) C
14 204 (17.77%) Mathematics
15 196 (17.07%) OO
16 186 (16.20%) CSS
17 176 (15.33%) Scrum
18 173 (15.07%) Microsoft
19 171 (14.90%) Windows
20 165 (14.37%) SQL Server
21 161 (14.02%) Web Services
22 156 (13.59%) AngularJS
23 151 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
24 149 (12.98%) Test Automation
24 149 (12.98%) TDD
25 141 (12.28%) MVC
25 141 (12.28%) Algorithms
26 139 (12.11%) Multithreading
27 137 (11.93%) Machine Learning
28 134 (11.67%) 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 30 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.35%) Confluence
3 25 (2.18%) Apache Spark
4 24 (2.09%) JBoss
5 18 (1.57%) Apache
6 16 (1.39%) WordPress
7 13 (1.13%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (1.05%) IIS
8 12 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.52%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.52%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.17%) CMS
13 2 (0.17%) Kentico
13 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.17%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.087%) InVision
6 1 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.087%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 151 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (5.05%) GitHub
4 38 (3.31%) SaaS
5 25 (2.18%) Serverless
6 23 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.05%) Office 365
9 9 (0.78%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.44%) Akamai
11 5 (0.44%) Firebase
11 5 (0.44%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.44%) Slack
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.35%) Trello
13 3 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.44%) HTTP
2 44 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.70%) Wireless
4 28 (2.44%) Internet
5 22 (1.92%) SSL
6 19 (1.66%) DNS
6 19 (1.66%) Skype
7 17 (1.48%) DHCP
8 16 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.05%) Bluetooth
10 10 (0.87%) Broadband
10 10 (0.87%) Firewall
10 10 (0.87%) WAN
11 9 (0.78%) LAN
12 7 (0.61%) 802.11
13 6 (0.52%) Network Security
13 6 (0.52%) ZigBee
14 5 (0.44%) 802.15
14 5 (0.44%) VPN
14 5 (0.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 71 (6.18%) MySQL
4 62 (5.40%) Big Data
4 62 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 46 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 22 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 20 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (1.48%) HBase
9 17 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.52%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.52%) BigQuery
13 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.44%) DB2
15 4 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 119 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 106 (9.23%) Visual Studio
3 85 (7.40%) JIRA
4 51 (4.44%) NUnit
5 43 (3.75%) Jenkins
6 42 (3.66%) Subversion
7 40 (3.48%) Selenium
8 32 (2.79%) TeamCity
9 27 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.26%) Maven
11 24 (2.09%) ReSharper
12 22 (1.92%) JUnit
13 21 (1.83%) Jasmine
14 17 (1.48%) Cucumber
14 17 (1.48%) LabVIEW
14 17 (1.48%) Log4Net
15 16 (1.39%) Ant
16 14 (1.22%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.13%) Bitbucket
17 13 (1.13%) SoapUI
General
1 121 (10.54%) Finance
2 88 (7.67%) Games
3 43 (3.75%) Automotive
4 34 (2.96%) Aerospace
4 34 (2.96%) Electronics
5 32 (2.79%) Retail
6 26 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.09%) Marketing
8 18 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.13%) Publishing
10 6 (0.52%) Law
10 6 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.44%) Advertising
11 5 (0.44%) Legal
11 5 (0.44%) Military
12 4 (0.35%) Romanian Language
12 4 (0.35%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.17%) Back Office
13 2 (0.17%) Banking
14 1 (0.087%) Billing
Job Titles
1 560 (48.78%) Software Engineer
2 457 (39.81%) Developer
3 209 (18.21%) Software Developer
4 163 (14.20%) Graduate
5 149 (12.98%) C++ Software Engineer
5 149 (12.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 127 (11.06%) C# Developer
7 101 (8.80%) Graduate Developer
7 101 (8.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 98 (8.54%) C# Software Engineer
9 86 (7.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 85 (7.40%) Java Developer
11 82 (7.14%) .NET Developer
11 82 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
12 73 (6.36%) C++ Developer
13 61 (5.31%) Java Engineer
14 59 (5.14%) C++ Software Developer
15 58 (5.05%) C Software Engineer
16 57 (4.97%) Java Software Engineer
16 57 (4.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (24.91%) .NET
2 229 (19.95%) HTML
3 186 (16.20%) CSS
4 161 (14.02%) Web Services
5 156 (13.59%) AngularJS
6 131 (11.41%) ASP.NET
7 88 (7.67%) .NET Framework
8 84 (7.32%) RESTful
9 83 (7.23%) jQuery
10 80 (6.97%) JSON
11 79 (6.88%) HTML5
11 79 (6.88%) Spring
12 77 (6.71%) React
13 76 (6.62%) REST
14 74 (6.45%) Node.js
15 65 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 50 (4.36%) XML
17 43 (3.75%) TensorFlow
18 42 (3.66%) .NET Core
19 41 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 231 (20.12%) Computer Science
2 141 (12.28%) Algorithms
3 87 (7.58%) User Experience
4 86 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.31%) Data Structures
6 36 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (2.79%) Robotics
8 26 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.18%) Smart City
10 23 (2.00%) Fintech
11 22 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
12 21 (1.83%) Data Centre
13 17 (1.48%) Life Science
14 15 (1.31%) CUDA
14 15 (1.31%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.13%) Internet of Things
15 13 (1.13%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 225 (19.60%) Linux
2 171 (14.90%) Windows
3 46 (4.01%) Android
4 30 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.35%) Unix
6 20 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.05%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.61%) Kali Linux
10 7 (0.61%) Robot Operating System
11 5 (0.44%) CentOS
11 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.26%) Debian
12 3 (0.26%) FreeRTOS
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.087%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (17.77%) Mathematics
3 196 (17.07%) OO
4 176 (15.33%) Scrum
5 149 (12.98%) TDD
5 149 (12.98%) Test Automation
6 141 (12.28%) MVC
7 139 (12.11%) Multithreading
8 137 (11.93%) Machine Learning
9 134 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
10 117 (10.19%) Mentoring
11 114 (9.93%) DevOps
12 113 (9.84%) Physics
13 108 (9.41%) SDLC
14 97 (8.45%) Artificial Intelligence
14 97 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
15 93 (8.10%) Unit Testing
16 87 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
17 85 (7.40%) Web Development
18 77 (6.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 437 (38.07%) C#
2 403 (35.10%) C++
3 376 (32.75%) Java
4 365 (31.79%) JavaScript
5 349 (30.40%) Python
6 270 (23.52%) SQL
7 224 (19.51%) C
8 70 (6.10%) T-SQL
9 67 (5.84%) PHP
10 42 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 39 (3.40%) Ruby
12 38 (3.31%) Embedded C
13 36 (3.14%) Embedded C++
14 35 (3.05%) TypeScript
15 31 (2.70%) Bash Shell
16 26 (2.26%) PL/SQL
17 25 (2.18%) MATLAB
18 23 (2.00%) Java 8
19 22 (1.92%) VB
19 22 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 246 (21.43%) Degree
2 112 (9.76%) PhD
3 89 (7.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (2.87%) MPhil
5 32 (2.79%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.83%) Numerate Degree
7 19 (1.66%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.48%) CISSP
9 14 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
10 13 (1.13%) GIAC
10 13 (1.13%) SANS
10 13 (1.13%) SSCP
11 11 (0.96%) CISA
11 11 (0.96%) CISM
12 7 (0.61%) CEH
12 7 (0.61%) CSSLP
12 7 (0.61%) MCSE
12 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.52%) CCNA
13 6 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.01%) QA
2 15 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.35%) GDPR
3 4 (0.35%) ISO 22301
3 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.26%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.17%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.087%) JTAG
6 1 (0.087%) PMO
6 1 (0.087%) WAI
System Software
1 99 (8.62%) Docker
2 16 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.70%) vSphere
4 7 (0.61%) Firmware
5 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.26%) HDFS
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.087%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.087%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (2.35%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.57%) Ansible
3 14 (1.22%) Puppet
4 12 (1.05%) Grafana
4 12 (1.05%) Prometheus
5 9 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.61%) Nessus
6 7 (0.61%) Nmap
7 6 (0.52%) Salt
8 5 (0.44%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.35%) Nagios
10 3 (0.26%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.26%) Oozie
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.17%) Icinga
11 2 (0.17%) Kibana
11 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 173 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 34 (2.96%) Oracle
3 26 (2.26%) Google
4 20 (1.74%) Cisco
5 19 (1.66%) New Relic
6 15 (1.31%) WorldPay
7 12 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.05%) Talend
8 9 (0.78%) Siemens
8 9 (0.78%) Xamarin
9 8 (0.70%) Aruba
10 7 (0.61%) Netsparker
10 7 (0.61%) Qualys
11 6 (0.52%) Polycom
11 6 (0.52%) VMware
12 5 (0.44%) Adobe
12 5 (0.44%) BT
12 5 (0.44%) HP
12 5 (0.44%) Intel
13 4 (0.35%) Citrix