Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,878 1,229 1,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.85% 9.81% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.02% 11.03% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,528 1,172 1,297
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 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 10,424 11,139 12,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.00% 88.93% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,465 9,157 10,492
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +8 1,288 £50,000 +5.26% 256
Hertfordshire +7 419 £50,000 +17.65% 77
Essex +9 65 £52,500 +2.44% 25
Suffolk +17 51 £43,500 +16.00% 8
Norfolk -5 36 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Bedfordshire -29 15 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Anglia - 5 - - 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 784 (41.75%) C++
2 740 (39.40%) Degree
3 713 (37.97%) Computer Science
4 628 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
5 591 (31.47%) Java
5 591 (31.47%) Python
6 558 (29.71%) C
7 538 (28.65%) Linux
8 524 (27.90%) C#
9 455 (24.23%) JavaScript
10 420 (22.36%) Mathematics
11 345 (18.37%) OO
12 333 (17.73%) HTML
13 326 (17.36%) SQL
14 309 (16.45%) Windows
15 286 (15.23%) .NET
16 269 (14.32%) SDLC
17 260 (13.84%) Physics
18 252 (13.42%) CSS
19 245 (13.05%) Scrum
20 225 (11.98%) Multithreading
21 208 (11.08%) Computer Science Degree
22 202 (10.76%) AngularJS
23 195 (10.38%) Test Automation
24 181 (9.64%) jQuery
25 179 (9.53%) Finance
26 175 (9.32%) Wireless
27 166 (8.84%) TDD
28 164 (8.73%) MVC
29 160 (8.52%) Algorithms

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 42 (2.24%) OpenStack
2 21 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 18 (0.96%) CMS
4 17 (0.91%) JBoss
5 16 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 14 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 9 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.43%) Apache
9 7 (0.37%) Confluence
10 6 (0.32%) WildFly
11 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.21%) IIS
12 4 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.11%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.11%) Kentico
13 2 (0.11%) nginx
13 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.43%) Simulink
4 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.053%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 9 (0.48%) LabWindows
2 6 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.053%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 124 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.18%) GitHub
4 28 (1.49%) SaaS
5 19 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 14 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.59%) Serverless
9 10 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.53%) Google App Engine
9 10 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
10 9 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.32%) Akamai
11 6 (0.32%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.32%) PaaS
12 3 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.11%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 175 (9.32%) Wireless
2 81 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 42 (2.24%) Internet
4 36 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
5 27 (1.44%) DNS
6 25 (1.33%) DHCP
7 20 (1.06%) Bluetooth
8 16 (0.85%) Firewall
8 16 (0.85%) HTTP
8 16 (0.85%) Skype
8 16 (0.85%) SSL
9 14 (0.75%) 802.11
9 14 (0.75%) NAS
9 14 (0.75%) VPN
9 14 (0.75%) WAN
10 12 (0.64%) Ethernet
10 12 (0.64%) SNMP
11 11 (0.59%) 4G
12 10 (0.53%) OpenVPN
13 9 (0.48%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (7.56%) Relational Database
2 125 (6.66%) SQL Server
3 102 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 72 (3.83%) MySQL
5 40 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 37 (1.97%) Big Data
8 35 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (1.49%) Redis
10 24 (1.28%) GIS
11 21 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.06%) Geospatial Data
13 19 (1.01%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.48%) Data Mining
17 8 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 138 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 98 (5.22%) Visual Studio
3 71 (3.78%) NUnit
4 65 (3.46%) Jenkins
5 59 (3.14%) JIRA
6 56 (2.98%) Subversion
7 52 (2.77%) TeamCity
8 37 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (1.86%) Selenium
10 29 (1.54%) LabVIEW
10 29 (1.54%) Moq
11 28 (1.49%) Mercurial
12 24 (1.28%) WebDriver
13 23 (1.22%) Maven
14 19 (1.01%) JUnit
15 18 (0.96%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.80%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.80%) JBehave
17 14 (0.75%) Grunt
18 13 (0.69%) ClearCase
General
1 179 (9.53%) Finance
2 141 (7.51%) Electronics
3 73 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 70 (3.73%) Retail
5 38 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 37 (1.97%) Automotive
6 37 (1.97%) Games
7 33 (1.76%) Marketing
8 28 (1.49%) Aerospace
9 24 (1.28%) Multimedia
10 22 (1.17%) Publishing
11 13 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.53%) Advertising
12 10 (0.53%) Back Office
13 7 (0.37%) Military
14 5 (0.27%) Banking
14 5 (0.27%) Legal
15 4 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.053%) French Language
16 1 (0.053%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,002 (53.35%) Software Engineer
2 661 (35.20%) Developer
3 373 (19.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 260 (13.84%) Software Developer
5 256 (13.63%) Embedded Engineer
6 231 (12.30%) Graduate
7 217 (11.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 212 (11.29%) C Software Engineer
9 203 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
10 202 (10.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 160 (8.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 146 (7.77%) C# Developer
13 143 (7.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 141 (7.51%) Java Engineer
15 139 (7.40%) C++ Developer
16 129 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
17 126 (6.71%) Senior Developer
18 122 (6.50%) Embedded C Engineer
18 122 (6.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
19 117 (6.23%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (17.73%) HTML
2 286 (15.23%) .NET
3 252 (13.42%) CSS
4 202 (10.76%) AngularJS
5 181 (9.64%) jQuery
6 141 (7.51%) ASP.NET
7 136 (7.24%) Web Services
8 124 (6.60%) Node.js
8 124 (6.60%) React
9 100 (5.32%) Spring
10 98 (5.22%) HTML5
11 80 (4.26%) RESTful
12 69 (3.67%) REST
13 62 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (3.25%) WPF
15 60 (3.19%) CSS3
16 56 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (2.98%) WCF
17 52 (2.77%) .NET Framework
18 44 (2.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 713 (37.97%) Computer Science
2 160 (8.52%) Algorithms
3 107 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (5.06%) User Experience
5 75 (3.99%) Mobile App
6 62 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
7 58 (3.09%) Public Cloud
8 47 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
9 44 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 43 (2.29%) Data Centre
11 31 (1.65%) Device Driver
12 30 (1.60%) Robotics
13 27 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
13 27 (1.44%) Life Science
14 26 (1.38%) Client/Server
15 23 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
16 20 (1.06%) Acoustics
16 20 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 19 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 538 (28.65%) Linux
2 309 (16.45%) Windows
3 99 (5.27%) Android
4 82 (4.37%) Unix
5 66 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 65 (3.46%) Embedded Linux
7 45 (2.40%) Debian
8 31 (1.65%) Ubuntu
9 22 (1.17%) CoreOS
10 17 (0.91%) Windows 10
11 16 (0.85%) AIX
12 14 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 10 (0.53%) Solaris
14 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.48%) Windows Server
16 7 (0.37%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.27%) CentOS
18 3 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (22.36%) Mathematics
3 345 (18.37%) OO
4 269 (14.32%) SDLC
5 260 (13.84%) Physics
6 245 (13.05%) Scrum
7 225 (11.98%) Multithreading
8 195 (10.38%) Test Automation
9 166 (8.84%) TDD
10 164 (8.73%) MVC
11 152 (8.09%) Machine Learning
12 134 (7.14%) OOP
13 132 (7.03%) Web Development
14 121 (6.44%) Unit Testing
15 114 (6.07%) Open Source
16 113 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
17 106 (5.64%) Collaborative Working
18 95 (5.06%) OOD
19 93 (4.95%) Configuration Management
20 91 (4.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 784 (41.75%) C++
2 591 (31.47%) Java
2 591 (31.47%) Python
3 558 (29.71%) C
4 524 (27.90%) C#
5 455 (24.23%) JavaScript
6 326 (17.36%) SQL
7 138 (7.35%) Embedded C
8 105 (5.59%) MATLAB
9 102 (5.43%) Embedded C++
10 93 (4.95%) PHP
11 55 (2.93%) Perl
12 43 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 37 (1.97%) Assembly Language
14 35 (1.86%) Ruby
15 32 (1.70%) Scala
16 29 (1.54%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.44%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.17%) PowerShell
19 20 (1.06%) F#
Qualifications
1 740 (39.40%) Degree
2 208 (11.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (6.12%) PhD
4 54 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (0.80%) MCP
8 15 (0.80%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (0.48%) CWNA
11 6 (0.32%) CCNP
11 6 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.21%) HNC
12 4 (0.21%) HND
12 4 (0.21%) MBA
13 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
15 1 (0.053%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.053%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.21%) QA
2 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.21%) MISRA
4 3 (0.16%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) JTAG
6 1 (0.053%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.053%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.053%) ECSS
6 1 (0.053%) GCP
6 1 (0.053%) GDPR
6 1 (0.053%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.053%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (3.94%) Docker
2 60 (3.19%) Firmware
3 21 (1.12%) Ceph
4 16 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (0.59%) VMware NSX
7 10 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.32%) LXC
11 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (0.16%) vSphere
13 2 (0.11%) iptables
14 1 (0.053%) KVM
14 1 (0.053%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 42 (2.24%) Puppet
3 28 (1.49%) Ansible
4 23 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.59%) vCenter Server
6 10 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (0.48%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.43%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.43%) Grafana
9 7 (0.37%) OpenNMS
10 5 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.27%) vRealize
11 4 (0.21%) Graphite
12 3 (0.16%) EMC Navisphere
12 3 (0.16%) Terraform
13 2 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.11%) Kibana
13 2 (0.11%) Nagios
14 1 (0.053%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 147 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 78 (4.15%) Oracle
3 53 (2.82%) Google
4 43 (2.29%) VMware
5 28 (1.49%) Cisco
5 28 (1.49%) WorldPay
6 21 (1.12%) Symantec
7 17 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 14 (0.75%) Xamarin
9 13 (0.69%) Dell
9 13 (0.69%) IBM
10 12 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 12 (0.64%) HP
10 12 (0.64%) Terracotta
11 10 (0.53%) NetApp
12 9 (0.48%) Intel
13 8 (0.43%) Citrix
13 8 (0.43%) F5
14 7 (0.37%) New Relic
14 7 (0.37%) Wind River