Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 526 277 713
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 11.14% 8.63% 9.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.26% 9.56% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 241 189 543
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £92,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%

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 4,290 2,898 6,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.83% 90.28% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,482 2,225 5,117
10th Percentile £29,025 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 +4 238 £50,000 -9.09% 128
Hertfordshire +24 184 £82,500 +65.00% 51
Essex +13 48 £51,000 +36.00% 22
Bedfordshire +13 34 £52,500 +31.25% 14
Norfolk -17 9 £55,000 +25.71% 7
Suffolk 0 7 £45,000 -21.74% 12
East Anglia - 3 £65,000 - 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 225 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (35.36%) C++
3 157 (29.85%) C#
4 145 (27.57%) Java
5 128 (24.33%) Python
6 119 (22.62%) DevOps
7 111 (21.10%) JavaScript
8 105 (19.96%) Social Skills
9 101 (19.20%) .NET
10 98 (18.63%) Degree
11 88 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (16.35%) Scrum
13 85 (16.16%) AWS
14 84 (15.97%) TDD
15 82 (15.59%) C
16 80 (15.21%) SQL
17 78 (14.83%) Computer Science
18 76 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
19 75 (14.26%) Docker
20 72 (13.69%) Artificial Intelligence
21 68 (12.93%) CSS
22 62 (11.79%) Kubernetes
23 61 (11.60%) Electronics
24 60 (11.41%) React
25 58 (11.03%) SDLC
26 57 (10.84%) Node.js
26 57 (10.84%) Linux
27 56 (10.65%) Pair Programming
28 54 (10.27%) Instagram
29 53 (10.08%) Machine Learning

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 16 (3.04%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.28%) Confluence
3 11 (2.09%) Apache
4 8 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.14%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.14%) CMS
6 4 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.19%) IIS
7 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (6.08%) Simulink
2 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) Figma
3 2 (0.38%) InVision
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Sketch
4 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.76%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 85 (16.16%) AWS
2 51 (9.70%) Azure
3 35 (6.65%) GCP
4 15 (2.85%) SaaS
5 12 (2.28%) GitHub
6 11 (2.09%) Serverless
7 6 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.95%) npm
9 4 (0.76%) Boomi
9 4 (0.76%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.76%) ServiceMax
10 3 (0.57%) Azure Service Bus
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.38%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.38%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.89%) RS-485
2 30 (5.70%) Modbus
2 30 (5.70%) RS-422
3 6 (1.14%) HTTP
4 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.57%) Wireless
5 2 (0.38%) 5G
5 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.19%) 2G
6 1 (0.19%) 3G
6 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.19%) 4G
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) LTE
6 1 (0.19%) RS-232
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.51%) Big Data
2 22 (4.18%) MySQL
3 14 (2.66%) Electronic Patient Records
3 14 (2.66%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 11 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.09%) SQL Server
6 10 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
9 6 (1.14%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.95%) ClickHouse
10 5 (0.95%) Couchbase
10 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.76%) Flink
11 4 (0.76%) Looker
12 3 (0.57%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 42 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.13%) JIRA
3 23 (4.37%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.61%) GitLab
5 17 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
6 13 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.09%) Rational Quality Manager
7 11 (2.09%) Rational Team Concert
8 9 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (1.52%) Mocha
9 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.76%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.57%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.57%) Selenium
12 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 105 (19.96%) Social Skills
2 61 (11.60%) Electronics
3 41 (7.79%) Retail
4 37 (7.03%) Presentation Skills
5 34 (6.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 29 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.18%) Law
8 20 (3.80%) Manufacturing
9 16 (3.04%) Finance
9 16 (3.04%) Influencing Skills
10 15 (2.85%) Aerospace
11 14 (2.66%) Automotive
12 12 (2.28%) Games
12 12 (2.28%) Wearables
13 10 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (1.14%) German Language
15 4 (0.76%) Banking
16 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.38%) Marketing
17 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 237 (45.06%) Software Engineer
2 168 (31.94%) Developer
3 78 (14.83%) Software Developer
4 71 (13.50%) Graduate
5 67 (12.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 59 (11.22%) C++ Developer
7 48 (9.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 47 (8.94%) C++ Software Engineer
9 45 (8.56%) Graduate Developer
9 45 (8.56%) Graduate Software Developer
10 35 (6.65%) C# Software Engineer
11 33 (6.27%) Python Engineer
12 32 (6.08%) C++ Software Developer
13 30 (5.70%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
14 28 (5.32%) Java Engineer
15 24 (4.56%) Lead Developer
16 23 (4.37%) Python Software Engineer
17 22 (4.18%) Senior Software Engineer
18 20 (3.80%) Graduate C++ Developer
18 20 (3.80%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (19.20%) .NET
2 68 (12.93%) CSS
3 60 (11.41%) React
4 57 (10.84%) Node.js
5 49 (9.32%) HTML
6 43 (8.17%) REST
7 35 (6.65%) RESTful
8 31 (5.89%) HTML5
9 24 (4.56%) CSS3
10 23 (4.37%) AngularJS
11 20 (3.80%) WPF
12 19 (3.61%) Vue.js
13 17 (3.23%) Web Services
13 17 (3.23%) XML
14 16 (3.04%) Kafka
15 15 (2.85%) Next.js
16 14 (2.66%) jQuery
16 14 (2.66%) Spring
17 13 (2.47%) JSON
17 13 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.37%) Algorithms
2 33 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 32 (6.08%) Robotics
4 23 (4.37%) Life Science
4 23 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.61%) Social Media
6 14 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.28%) User Experience
8 11 (2.09%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.14%) Animation
9 6 (1.14%) BBC
9 6 (1.14%) iPad
9 6 (1.14%) STB
10 5 (0.95%) Biotechnology
10 5 (0.95%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.95%) FMCG
10 5 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.84%) Linux
2 47 (8.94%) Windows
3 14 (2.66%) Android
4 13 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.52%) Unix
7 7 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.95%) VxWorks
9 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.38%) Debian
11 2 (0.38%) VMS
12 1 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (22.62%) DevOps
3 88 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (16.35%) Scrum
5 84 (15.97%) TDD
6 78 (14.83%) Computer Science
7 76 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (13.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 58 (11.03%) SDLC
10 56 (10.65%) Pair Programming
11 53 (10.08%) Machine Learning
12 52 (9.89%) Unit Testing
13 47 (8.94%) Microservices
14 43 (8.17%) Continuous Delivery
15 42 (7.98%) OOP
16 41 (7.79%) E-Commerce
17 40 (7.60%) Mentoring
17 40 (7.60%) OO
17 40 (7.60%) Systems Engineering
18 39 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (35.36%) C++
2 157 (29.85%) C#
3 145 (27.57%) Java
4 128 (24.33%) Python
5 111 (21.10%) JavaScript
6 82 (15.59%) C
7 80 (15.21%) SQL
8 35 (6.65%) TypeScript
9 29 (5.51%) PHP
10 20 (3.80%) MATLAB
11 19 (3.61%) VB.NET
12 18 (3.42%) VBA
13 13 (2.47%) PHP 7
14 11 (2.09%) Java 8
15 10 (1.90%) Go
16 6 (1.14%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.14%) Kotlin
16 6 (1.14%) R
17 5 (0.95%) Java 11
18 4 (0.76%) ES6
Qualifications
1 98 (18.63%) Degree
2 23 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.04%) PhD
6 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.95%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) CSPO
8 1 (0.19%) MCSD
8 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.28%) CDISC
2 6 (1.14%) GxP
3 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.57%) QA
4 2 (0.38%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.19%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.19%) MISRA
5 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
System Software
1 75 (14.26%) Docker
2 8 (1.52%) Firmware
3 5 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 62 (11.79%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.66%) Terraform
3 11 (2.09%) Prometheus
4 10 (1.90%) Grafana
5 8 (1.52%) Ansible
6 5 (0.95%) Mesos
7 4 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.57%) Graylog
9 2 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.38%) Kibana
9 2 (0.38%) Rancher
10 1 (0.19%) Icinga
Vendors
1 54 (10.27%) Instagram
2 29 (5.51%) Google
3 20 (3.80%) OutSystems
4 19 (3.61%) Facebook
5 15 (2.85%) IBM
6 12 (2.28%) CA Agile Central
7 11 (2.09%) ANSYS
7 11 (2.09%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.52%) Elastic Path
8 8 (1.52%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.76%) Dell
9 4 (0.76%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle
9 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.57%) Altera
10 3 (0.57%) Dataiku
10 3 (0.57%) Symantec
10 3 (0.57%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.38%) Splunk
11 2 (0.38%) Talend