Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 23 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 193 648 1,127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 10.27% 9.19% 10.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.40% 10.18% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 153 484 892
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £28,775
90th Percentile £97,900 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 1,693 6,365 9,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.10% 90.26% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 4,562 7,379
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,008
90th Percentile £83,000 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.94% +2.00%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 96 £60,000 +9.09% 88
Hertfordshire +31 38 £51,000 -7.27% 33
Essex -1 33 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Norfolk +33 17 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Bedfordshire +32 4 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Suffolk -3 4 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
2 67 (34.72%) C#
3 65 (33.68%) Python
4 64 (33.16%) AWS
5 61 (31.61%) Degree
5 61 (31.61%) C++
6 59 (30.57%) Linux
7 57 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (28.50%) .NET
9 46 (23.83%) Azure
10 42 (21.76%) Node.js
11 41 (21.24%) AngularJS
11 41 (21.24%) Docker
12 39 (20.21%) SQL
13 38 (19.69%) Git (software)
14 36 (18.65%) Java
15 33 (17.10%) C
15 33 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (16.58%) Computer Science
17 31 (16.06%) Mathematics
17 31 (16.06%) HTML
18 30 (15.54%) TypeScript
19 27 (13.99%) CSS
20 24 (12.44%) DevOps
21 23 (11.92%) SDLC
21 23 (11.92%) Jenkins
22 22 (11.40%) NoSQL
22 22 (11.40%) React
22 22 (11.40%) Computer Science Degree
22 22 (11.40%) Web Development

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 8 (4.15%) Apache
1 8 (4.15%) CMS
2 5 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.04%) Mule
3 2 (1.04%) nginx
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) EPLAN
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 64 (33.16%) AWS
2 46 (23.83%) Azure
3 8 (4.15%) npm
4 7 (3.63%) GCP
4 7 (3.63%) Slack
5 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.55%) Serverless
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.04%) AWS CodeCommit
6 2 (1.04%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.04%) iPaaS
6 2 (1.04%) SaaS
7 1 (0.52%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.52%) Loggly
7 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.70%) RS-485
3 9 (4.66%) RS-232
4 6 (3.11%) Wireless
5 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.04%) HTTP
6 2 (1.04%) Modbus
6 2 (1.04%) SNMP
7 1 (0.52%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.52%) 5G
7 1 (0.52%) DHCP
7 1 (0.52%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.52%) Internet
7 1 (0.52%) MQTT
7 1 (0.52%) Skype
7 1 (0.52%) SSL
7 1 (0.52%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.40%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.25%) MySQL
3 11 (5.70%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.63%) Big Data
4 7 (3.63%) Redis
5 6 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.04%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.04%) GIS
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 38 (19.69%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.92%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.29%) JIRA
4 13 (6.74%) CMake
5 8 (4.15%) Artifactory
5 8 (4.15%) GitLab
6 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.59%) GNU Toolchain
8 4 (2.07%) Redmine
8 4 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.55%) Selenium
10 2 (1.04%) FishEye
10 2 (1.04%) git-flow
10 2 (1.04%) Subversion
11 1 (0.52%) ESLint
11 1 (0.52%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.52%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.52%) webpack
General
1 18 (9.33%) Manufacturing
2 11 (5.70%) Law
3 9 (4.66%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.15%) Finance
5 6 (3.11%) Electronics
5 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.07%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.55%) Automotive
7 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.04%) Local Government
8 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Police
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Military
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (55.96%) Software Engineer
2 53 (27.46%) Developer
3 35 (18.13%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (8.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (8.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (7.77%) C# Software Engineer
6 15 (7.77%) Software Developer
7 14 (7.25%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.70%) .NET Software Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Embedded Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Principal Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Principal Software Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Head of Engineering
10 9 (4.66%) Junior
10 9 (4.66%) Python Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Junior Developer
12 7 (3.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.50%) .NET
2 42 (21.76%) Node.js
3 41 (21.24%) AngularJS
4 31 (16.06%) HTML
5 27 (13.99%) CSS
6 22 (11.40%) React
7 19 (9.84%) Spring
8 18 (9.33%) HTML5
9 17 (8.81%) RESTful
10 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET
10 16 (8.29%) CSS3
11 14 (7.25%) Vue.js
12 12 (6.22%) Laravel
12 12 (6.22%) REST
13 10 (5.18%) .NET Core
14 9 (4.66%) Web Services
14 9 (4.66%) WPF
15 8 (4.15%) .NET Framework
15 8 (4.15%) LAMP
15 8 (4.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Public Cloud
2 12 (6.22%) User Experience
3 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.63%) Wiki
6 5 (2.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.55%) Music Streaming
9 2 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.04%) Acoustics
9 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.52%) Animation
10 1 (0.52%) CPLD
10 1 (0.52%) CUDA
10 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.52%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.52%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.57%) Linux
2 19 (9.84%) Android
3 10 (5.18%) Windows
4 8 (4.15%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.07%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.04%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.52%) Unix
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (16.58%) Computer Science
4 31 (16.06%) Mathematics
5 24 (12.44%) DevOps
6 23 (11.92%) SDLC
7 22 (11.40%) Web Development
8 21 (10.88%) MVC
9 18 (9.33%) Multithreading
9 18 (9.33%) Open Source
10 17 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.29%) Scrum
12 15 (7.77%) Coaching
13 14 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (7.25%) Project Management
14 13 (6.74%) Availability Management
14 13 (6.74%) Capacity Management
14 13 (6.74%) Service Design
15 12 (6.22%) Continuous Deployment
16 11 (5.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
2 67 (34.72%) C#
3 65 (33.68%) Python
4 61 (31.61%) C++
5 39 (20.21%) SQL
6 36 (18.65%) Java
7 33 (17.10%) C
8 30 (15.54%) TypeScript
9 16 (8.29%) PHP
10 10 (5.18%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.66%) Embedded C
12 8 (4.15%) PHP 7
13 7 (3.63%) Bash Shell
14 6 (3.11%) MATLAB
15 5 (2.59%) Assembly Language
16 4 (2.07%) Go
16 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
16 4 (2.07%) Ruby
17 3 (1.55%) Kotlin
17 3 (1.55%) Rust
Qualifications
1 61 (31.61%) Degree
2 22 (11.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.63%) PhD
4 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) HNC
6 1 (0.52%) HND
6 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) MISRA
2 1 (0.52%) MISRA C
System Software
1 41 (21.24%) Docker
2 12 (6.22%) Firmware
3 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (5.18%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.15%) Ansible
3 4 (2.07%) Terraform
4 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.63%) Autodesk
3 3 (1.55%) Google
4 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.04%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.04%) Progress
4 2 (1.04%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.52%) New Relic
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle
5 1 (0.52%) SAP
5 1 (0.52%) Spotify