Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 21 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 308 719 1,430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 8.50% 9.47% 11.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.41% 10.60% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 232 618 1,037
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,775 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +7.14%

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 3,274 6,781 11,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.32% 89.27% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,452 5,155 8,556
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -5 145 £57,500 +4.55% 74
Hertfordshire +4 74 £50,000 -9.09% 29
Essex +22 48 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Norfolk +7 22 £45,000 - 5
Suffolk -14 11 £60,000 +36.36% 1
Bedfordshire +5 7 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 134 (43.51%) C++
2 100 (32.47%) Degree
3 94 (30.52%) Linux
4 89 (28.90%) C
5 85 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (25.32%) C#
7 76 (24.68%) JavaScript
8 74 (24.03%) Python
9 61 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (18.83%) SQL
10 58 (18.83%) .NET
11 56 (18.18%) AWS
12 54 (17.53%) Computer Science
13 49 (15.91%) SDLC
14 46 (14.94%) Git (software)
14 46 (14.94%) Java
15 42 (13.64%) Windows
16 40 (12.99%) Docker
17 39 (12.66%) Mathematics
17 39 (12.66%) MVC
18 38 (12.34%) JIRA
18 38 (12.34%) Azure
19 37 (12.01%) Web Development
19 37 (12.01%) HTML
19 37 (12.01%) Computer Science Degree
20 36 (11.69%) Multithreading
21 34 (11.04%) DevOps
22 33 (10.71%) SQL Server
22 33 (10.71%) CSS
23 32 (10.39%) Manufacturing

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 9 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.95%) IIS
3 5 (1.62%) Apache
4 3 (0.97%) CMS
4 3 (0.97%) Confluence
4 3 (0.97%) nginx
4 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.97%) WordPress
5 2 (0.65%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.30%) EPLAN
3 4 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 56 (18.18%) AWS
2 38 (12.34%) Azure
3 11 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.60%) GCP
4 8 (2.60%) Serverless
5 7 (2.27%) Slack
6 5 (1.62%) SaaS
7 4 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.30%) npm
8 3 (0.97%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.65%) AWS CodeCommit
9 2 (0.65%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.65%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.82%) Wireless
2 19 (6.17%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.52%) RS-485
4 14 (4.55%) RS-232
5 11 (3.57%) Firewall
5 11 (3.57%) HTTP
6 9 (2.92%) Internet
7 8 (2.60%) VPN
8 6 (1.95%) 3GPP
8 6 (1.95%) 5G
9 5 (1.62%) DHCP
9 5 (1.62%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.30%) Modbus
11 3 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.97%) DNS
12 2 (0.65%) NAS
12 2 (0.65%) Network Security
12 2 (0.65%) SAN
12 2 (0.65%) SSL
12 2 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.87%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.55%) MySQL
3 14 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.60%) Big Data
6 6 (1.95%) OLAP
7 5 (1.62%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.65%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.32%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 46 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 38 (12.34%) JIRA
3 26 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.49%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.22%) CMake
6 10 (3.25%) LabVIEW
7 8 (2.60%) Artifactory
7 8 (2.60%) GitLab
8 5 (1.62%) GNU Toolchain
8 5 (1.62%) Maven
8 5 (1.62%) Redmine
9 4 (1.30%) Gradle
9 4 (1.30%) Selenium
9 4 (1.30%) Subversion
9 4 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.97%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.97%) git-flow
11 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.65%) FishEye
11 2 (0.65%) Gerrit
General
1 32 (10.39%) Manufacturing
1 32 (10.39%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.84%) Electronics
3 14 (4.55%) Finance
3 14 (4.55%) Marketing
4 11 (3.57%) Automotive
4 11 (3.57%) Law
5 10 (3.25%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.27%) Games
7 6 (1.95%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.97%) Advertising
8 3 (0.97%) Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Local Government
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.65%) Police
10 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 178 (57.79%) Software Engineer
2 93 (30.19%) Developer
3 54 (17.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 33 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 28 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
5 28 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 24 (7.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 21 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 21 (6.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 17 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (5.19%) C++ Developer
9 16 (5.19%) Principal Engineer
10 15 (4.87%) .NET Software Engineer
10 15 (4.87%) C# Developer
11 13 (4.22%) C Software Engineer
11 13 (4.22%) PHP Developer
12 12 (3.90%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 11 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
13 11 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.83%) .NET
2 37 (12.01%) HTML
3 33 (10.71%) CSS
4 28 (9.09%) Node.js
5 27 (8.77%) AngularJS
5 27 (8.77%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.49%) RESTful
7 15 (4.87%) HTML5
7 15 (4.87%) Spring
7 15 (4.87%) Web Services
8 14 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (4.55%) REST
8 14 (4.55%) WinForms
9 13 (4.22%) OpenGL
9 13 (4.22%) React
9 13 (4.22%) WPF
10 12 (3.90%) LAMP
11 11 (3.57%) .NET Framework
11 11 (3.57%) CSS3
12 10 (3.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.82%) Algorithms
3 20 (6.49%) User Experience
4 15 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.57%) Robotics
8 10 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.92%) Music Streaming
10 8 (2.60%) Animation
10 8 (2.60%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.60%) Photography
10 8 (2.60%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.27%) Wiki
12 6 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.95%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.62%) Acoustics
13 5 (1.62%) Media Streaming
14 4 (1.30%) Fibre Optics
14 4 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 94 (30.52%) Linux
2 42 (13.64%) Windows
3 19 (6.17%) Android
4 11 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.92%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.95%) Unix
8 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.65%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.65%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (17.53%) Computer Science
4 49 (15.91%) SDLC
5 39 (12.66%) Mathematics
5 39 (12.66%) MVC
6 37 (12.01%) Web Development
7 36 (11.69%) Multithreading
8 34 (11.04%) DevOps
9 25 (8.12%) Scrum
10 24 (7.79%) Signal Processing
11 22 (7.14%) Machine Learning
12 20 (6.49%) OO
13 19 (6.17%) Artificial Intelligence
13 19 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (5.84%) TDD
14 18 (5.84%) Test Automation
14 18 (5.84%) Validation
15 16 (5.19%) Project Management
16 14 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 134 (43.51%) C++
2 89 (28.90%) C
3 78 (25.32%) C#
4 76 (24.68%) JavaScript
5 74 (24.03%) Python
6 58 (18.83%) SQL
7 46 (14.94%) Java
8 30 (9.74%) PHP
9 23 (7.47%) T-SQL
10 16 (5.19%) Embedded C
11 15 (4.87%) Go
12 13 (4.22%) Bash Shell
13 12 (3.90%) MATLAB
13 12 (3.90%) PowerShell
14 11 (3.57%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.60%) Scala
16 6 (1.95%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.95%) Perl
17 5 (1.62%) Java 8
17 5 (1.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (32.47%) Degree
2 37 (12.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.30%) HNC
5 4 (1.30%) PhD
6 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) CCNP
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) HND
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.32%) JTAG
3 1 (0.32%) MISRA
3 1 (0.32%) MISRA C
System Software
1 40 (12.99%) Docker
2 23 (7.47%) Firmware
3 10 (3.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.92%) Ansible
3 4 (1.30%) Terraform
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.57%) Oracle
3 10 (3.25%) Google
4 7 (2.27%) Autodesk
4 7 (2.27%) Spotify
5 6 (1.95%) SAP
5 6 (1.95%) Tableau
6 3 (0.97%) Cisco
6 3 (0.97%) FIS
6 3 (0.97%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe
7 2 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.65%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.65%) VMware
8 1 (0.32%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (0.32%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.32%) New Relic
8 1 (0.32%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.32%) Xamarin