Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 21 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 362 482 827
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 10.19% 9.21% 9.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.15% 10.15% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 227 330 653
10th Percentile £31,400 £35,385 £32,500
25th Percentile £35,839 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £72,250 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £89,250 £76,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 3,248 4,749 7,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.42% 90.77% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,073 3,457 5,724
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 0 208 £55,000 +4.27% 134
Hertfordshire +23 96 £80,000 +45.45% 40
Bedfordshire +41 28 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Norfolk +13 16 £46,250 +15.63% 7
Essex -34 14 £48,750 +21.88% 18
Suffolk -1 1 £47,500 -13.64% 9
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 138 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (33.70%) C++
3 101 (27.90%) Python
4 97 (26.80%) Degree
5 92 (25.41%) C#
6 85 (23.48%) Java
7 80 (22.10%) Computer Science
8 71 (19.61%) C
9 67 (18.51%) JavaScript
10 62 (17.13%) .NET
10 62 (17.13%) Linux
11 61 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
12 59 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (15.47%) Docker
14 54 (14.92%) AWS
15 51 (14.09%) DevOps
15 51 (14.09%) SQL
16 50 (13.81%) Kubernetes
16 50 (13.81%) Node.js
17 48 (13.26%) Electronics
18 45 (12.43%) Windows
19 44 (12.15%) TDD
20 43 (11.88%) Artificial Intelligence
21 37 (10.22%) Test Automation
21 37 (10.22%) Azure
21 37 (10.22%) REST
21 37 (10.22%) GCP
22 36 (9.94%) Microservices
22 36 (9.94%) OOP
23 35 (9.67%) HTML

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 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.76%) Confluence
3 5 (1.38%) Apache
3 5 (1.38%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) CMS
5 2 (0.55%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (4.97%) Simulink
2 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Sketch
3 1 (0.28%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (14.92%) AWS
2 37 (10.22%) Azure
2 37 (10.22%) GCP
3 17 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.31%) SaaS
5 9 (2.49%) GitHub
6 4 (1.10%) Azure Service Bus
6 4 (1.10%) Boomi
6 4 (1.10%) PaaS
6 4 (1.10%) ServiceMax
7 3 (0.83%) Serverless
8 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.55%) npm
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.31%) Modbus
1 12 (3.31%) RS-422
1 12 (3.31%) RS-485
2 6 (1.66%) HTTP
3 5 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.10%) Firewall
4 4 (1.10%) Wireless
5 3 (0.83%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.83%) DHCP
5 3 (0.83%) VPN
5 3 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.83%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.55%) RTP
7 1 (0.28%) 3G
7 1 (0.28%) 4G
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.42%) MySQL
3 13 (3.59%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.04%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.93%) Big Data
7 7 (1.93%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.66%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (0.83%) SQLite
10 2 (0.55%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.55%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) DTS
11 1 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.28%) GIS
11 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 35 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.91%) JIRA
3 15 (4.14%) Eclipse
3 15 (4.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 13 (3.59%) Rational Quality Manager
4 13 (3.59%) Rational Team Concert
5 11 (3.04%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.76%) webpack
7 9 (2.49%) GitLab
8 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.83%) JUnit
10 3 (0.83%) NUnit
10 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.55%) DbUnit
11 2 (0.55%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.55%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.55%) Selenium
11 2 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 48 (13.26%) Electronics
2 25 (6.91%) Law
3 24 (6.63%) Retail
4 13 (3.59%) Automotive
4 13 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.04%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.21%) German Language
7 6 (1.66%) Finance
7 6 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.83%) Advertising
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
8 3 (0.83%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 188 (51.93%) Software Engineer
2 107 (29.56%) Developer
3 58 (16.02%) Software Developer
4 57 (15.75%) Graduate
5 48 (13.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 38 (10.50%) Python Engineer
7 34 (9.39%) C++ Software Engineer
8 32 (8.84%) Graduate Developer
8 32 (8.84%) Graduate Software Developer
9 31 (8.56%) Python Software Engineer
10 30 (8.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 29 (8.01%) C++ Developer
11 29 (8.01%) Senior Software Engineer
12 21 (5.80%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
13 20 (5.52%) C++ Software Developer
14 19 (5.25%) C# Software Engineer
15 16 (4.42%) Software Manager
16 15 (4.14%) Java Engineer
16 15 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
17 14 (3.87%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.13%) .NET
2 50 (13.81%) Node.js
3 37 (10.22%) REST
4 35 (9.67%) HTML
5 33 (9.12%) CSS
6 23 (6.35%) React
7 19 (5.25%) RESTful
7 19 (5.25%) SOAP
8 16 (4.42%) AngularJS
8 16 (4.42%) Redux
9 15 (4.14%) Vue.js
10 14 (3.87%) HTML5
10 14 (3.87%) Kafka
10 14 (3.87%) Spring
11 13 (3.59%) JTS
11 13 (3.59%) WPF
11 13 (3.59%) XML
12 12 (3.31%) ASP.NET
13 11 (3.04%) OpenCV
14 9 (2.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.35%) User Experience
4 22 (6.08%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.14%) Robotics
6 12 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.21%) Animation
9 8 (2.21%) BBC
9 8 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.21%) STB
10 6 (1.66%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.66%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.10%) Photography
12 3 (0.83%) Biotechnology
12 3 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.83%) iPad
13 2 (0.55%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.13%) Linux
2 45 (12.43%) Windows
3 16 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.93%) Unix
5 6 (1.66%) Android
6 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.55%) Debian
8 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.55%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.10%) Computer Science
3 61 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (14.09%) DevOps
6 44 (12.15%) TDD
7 43 (11.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 37 (10.22%) Test Automation
9 36 (9.94%) Microservices
9 36 (9.94%) OOP
10 32 (8.84%) Mathematics
10 32 (8.84%) Scrum
10 32 (8.84%) Software Testing
11 25 (6.91%) Machine Learning
11 25 (6.91%) SDLC
11 25 (6.91%) Visualisation
12 23 (6.35%) Multithreading
12 23 (6.35%) OO
13 22 (6.08%) Technical Leadership
14 21 (5.80%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (33.70%) C++
2 101 (27.90%) Python
3 92 (25.41%) C#
4 85 (23.48%) Java
5 71 (19.61%) C
6 67 (18.51%) JavaScript
7 51 (14.09%) SQL
8 23 (6.35%) VB.NET
9 20 (5.52%) MATLAB
10 19 (5.25%) Go
11 18 (4.97%) TypeScript
12 15 (4.14%) PHP
13 8 (2.21%) VBA
14 6 (1.66%) Java 8
14 6 (1.66%) PHP 7
14 6 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.38%) Rust
16 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (26.80%) Degree
2 26 (7.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.31%) PhD
4 7 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.93%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.38%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.93%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) CDISC
3 5 (1.38%) ISO 26262
4 4 (1.10%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.10%) IEC 62304
4 4 (1.10%) MISRA
4 4 (1.10%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (15.47%) Docker
2 4 (1.10%) Firmware
3 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (13.81%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.66%) Ansible
3 5 (1.38%) Grafana
4 4 (1.10%) Prometheus
4 4 (1.10%) Terraform
5 3 (0.83%) Graylog
5 3 (0.83%) Kibana
5 3 (0.83%) logstash
6 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.55%) Rancher
7 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.28%) Icinga
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (8.56%) Twitter
2 22 (6.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.87%) IBM
4 11 (3.04%) Google
5 10 (2.76%) ANSYS
6 8 (2.21%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.66%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (1.66%) Instagram
8 4 (1.10%) Dell
8 4 (1.10%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle
8 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.83%) Perforce
10 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.28%) VMware