Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 711 1,365 1,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.48% 11.32% 12.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 12.48% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 546 964 1,226
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,125 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 6,673 10,937 11,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.97% 90.72% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,073 8,205 9,035
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -2 427 £55,000 +10.00% 213
Hertfordshire -5 144 £55,000 +4.76% 64
Suffolk +8 49 £44,000 -20.00% 6
Bedfordshire -22 38 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Essex +20 30 £42,500 - 20
Norfolk +21 23 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 315 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (39.80%) C#
3 249 (35.02%) Python
4 247 (34.74%) C++
5 236 (33.19%) Java
6 200 (28.13%) Degree
7 193 (27.14%) .NET
8 190 (26.72%) JavaScript
9 186 (26.16%) Linux
10 160 (22.50%) C
11 149 (20.96%) SQL
12 130 (18.28%) MVC
13 124 (17.44%) Computer Science
14 120 (16.88%) HTML
15 116 (16.32%) Scrum
15 116 (16.32%) Mathematics
16 114 (16.03%) Windows
17 111 (15.61%) CSS
18 105 (14.77%) Finance
19 104 (14.63%) AngularJS
20 103 (14.49%) Machine Learning
20 103 (14.49%) Test Automation
21 97 (13.64%) ASP.NET
22 93 (13.08%) OO
22 93 (13.08%) TDD
23 92 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
24 91 (12.80%) DevOps
25 89 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
26 85 (11.95%) Web Services
27 83 (11.67%) React

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 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (1.97%) Confluence
3 10 (1.41%) Apache
4 8 (1.13%) JBoss
5 7 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.42%) nginx
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.14%) InVision
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Sketch
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (4.22%) Summit
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (5.06%) SaaS
4 31 (4.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (4.22%) GitHub
6 10 (1.41%) OpenShift
6 10 (1.41%) Serverless
7 9 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.70%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.70%) Office 365
9 3 (0.42%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.28%) npm
10 2 (0.28%) PaaS
10 2 (0.28%) Yarn
11 1 (0.14%) Akamai
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.14%) IaaS
11 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.49%) Wireless
2 29 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.52%) HTTP
4 20 (2.81%) Bluetooth
5 18 (2.53%) Firewall
6 15 (2.11%) Internet
7 11 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.13%) HTTPS
8 8 (1.13%) VPN
9 6 (0.84%) BGP
9 6 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.84%) DNS
9 6 (0.84%) IPsec
9 6 (0.84%) LAN
9 6 (0.84%) MPLS
9 6 (0.84%) OSPF
10 5 (0.70%) RSVP
10 5 (0.70%) SSH
10 5 (0.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.05%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.23%) Big Data
3 23 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 23 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.67%) MySQL
5 17 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.83%) GIS
7 12 (1.69%) Geospatial Data
8 11 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.98%) JasperReports
10 6 (0.84%) Couchbase
10 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.56%) QlikView
12 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.42%) Power BI
13 3 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 80 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 59 (8.30%) Visual Studio
3 56 (7.88%) JIRA
4 36 (5.06%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.38%) NUnit
6 17 (2.39%) Bitbucket
6 17 (2.39%) JUnit
7 16 (2.25%) Maven
8 14 (1.97%) Selenium
9 13 (1.83%) gulp
10 11 (1.55%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.41%) git-flow
11 10 (1.41%) Subversion
12 7 (0.98%) Ant
13 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.84%) GitLab
14 5 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.70%) ClearQuest
14 5 (0.70%) GCC
14 5 (0.70%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 105 (14.77%) Finance
2 47 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.34%) Games
4 30 (4.22%) Electronics
5 24 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (2.67%) Banking
6 19 (2.67%) Marketing
6 19 (2.67%) Retail
7 18 (2.53%) Automotive
8 17 (2.39%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 341 (47.96%) Software Engineer
2 260 (36.57%) Developer
3 100 (14.06%) Senior Software Engineer
4 73 (10.27%) Software Developer
5 71 (9.99%) Embedded Engineer
6 69 (9.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 67 (9.42%) .NET Developer
8 65 (9.14%) C# Developer
9 55 (7.74%) C# Software Engineer
10 51 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 48 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
12 37 (5.20%) Java Engineer
13 36 (5.06%) Python Developer
14 35 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
14 35 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (4.78%) .NET Software Engineer
16 33 (4.64%) Machine Learning Developer
17 32 (4.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 31 (4.36%) .NET Software Developer
18 31 (4.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (27.14%) .NET
2 120 (16.88%) HTML
3 111 (15.61%) CSS
4 104 (14.63%) AngularJS
5 97 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 85 (11.95%) Web Services
7 83 (11.67%) React
8 53 (7.45%) jQuery
9 45 (6.33%) WPF
10 41 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (5.49%) REST
11 39 (5.49%) Spring
11 39 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 38 (5.34%) J2EE
12 38 (5.34%) OpenGL
13 37 (5.20%) HTML5
14 36 (5.06%) RESTful
15 33 (4.64%) Node.js
16 32 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
17 30 (4.22%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.53%) Algorithms
2 61 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (3.09%) Animation
4 22 (3.09%) User Experience
5 19 (2.67%) Photography
6 15 (2.11%) Device Driver
7 14 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.97%) Smartphone
8 12 (1.69%) Life Science
9 11 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.55%) Smart City
10 10 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.41%) Internet of Things
11 8 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 186 (26.16%) Linux
2 114 (16.03%) Windows
3 48 (6.75%) Android
4 18 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.69%) Unix
7 11 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.27%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.13%) CentOS
10 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.56%) AIX
11 4 (0.56%) Debian
12 3 (0.42%) Fedora
12 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (18.28%) MVC
3 124 (17.44%) Computer Science
4 116 (16.32%) Mathematics
4 116 (16.32%) Scrum
5 103 (14.49%) Machine Learning
5 103 (14.49%) Test Automation
6 93 (13.08%) OO
6 93 (13.08%) TDD
7 92 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
8 91 (12.80%) DevOps
9 63 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (8.16%) SDLC
11 53 (7.45%) OOP
12 52 (7.31%) Artificial Intelligence
13 49 (6.89%) Fintech
14 47 (6.61%) Predictive Modelling
15 45 (6.33%) Front End Development
16 44 (6.19%) Automated Trading
16 44 (6.19%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 283 (39.80%) C#
2 249 (35.02%) Python
3 247 (34.74%) C++
4 236 (33.19%) Java
5 190 (26.72%) JavaScript
6 160 (22.50%) C
7 149 (20.96%) SQL
8 66 (9.28%) PHP
9 51 (7.17%) Bash Shell
9 51 (7.17%) MATLAB
10 47 (6.61%) R
11 40 (5.63%) Embedded C
12 36 (5.06%) Ruby
13 35 (4.92%) TypeScript
14 30 (4.22%) Bourne shell
14 30 (4.22%) Korn
15 24 (3.38%) Scala
16 18 (2.53%) Embedded C++
17 16 (2.25%) ES6
17 16 (2.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 200 (28.13%) Degree
2 66 (9.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (6.75%) PhD
4 41 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 29 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.39%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.83%) CCNA
9 11 (1.55%) CISSP
10 7 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.98%) SANS
11 6 (0.84%) CCNP
11 6 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.84%) GIAC
11 6 (0.84%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.84%) MCSE
11 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.84%) SSCP
12 5 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.22%) QA
2 12 (1.69%) PSD2
3 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.56%) PMO
5 3 (0.42%) WAI
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (10.27%) Docker
2 18 (2.53%) Firmware
3 14 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.84%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.56%) Xen
7 3 (0.42%) NFS
7 3 (0.42%) Samba
7 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) XenApp
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (7.31%) Kubernetes
2 26 (3.66%) Ansible
3 9 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (1.27%) Puppet
4 8 (1.13%) Terraform
5 7 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.70%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.56%) Nagios
8 3 (0.42%) OpenNMS
8 3 (0.42%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.28%) Kibana
9 2 (0.28%) logstash
9 2 (0.28%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.28%) vRealize
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.14%) SCCM
10 1 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.45%) Oracle
3 41 (5.77%) Google
4 13 (1.83%) VMware
4 13 (1.83%) WorldPay
5 10 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 10 (1.41%) SAP
5 10 (1.41%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.41%) Xilinx
6 8 (1.13%) Adobe
6 8 (1.13%) Cisco
7 7 (0.98%) Juniper
8 6 (0.84%) EMC
9 4 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.56%) Samsung
9 4 (0.56%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.56%) Tableau
10 3 (0.42%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.42%) Hotjar
10 3 (0.42%) Spotify