Period
to 16 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
16 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 1,873 1,210 1,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.80% 9.73% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.95% 10.94% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,522 1,158 1,304
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 £29,100 £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 10,436 11,061 12,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.02% 88.96% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,479 9,104 10,559
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 16 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 16 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 +9 1,284 £50,000 +5.26% 267
Hertfordshire +7 415 £50,000 +17.65% 83
Essex +12 67 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Suffolk +13 50 £43,500 +16.00% 8
Norfolk -5 37 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Bedfordshire -29 16 £42,500 +6.25% 12
East Anglia - 5 - - 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 775 (41.38%) C++
2 743 (39.67%) Degree
3 711 (37.96%) Computer Science
4 630 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
5 589 (31.45%) Java
6 586 (31.29%) Python
7 552 (29.47%) C
8 534 (28.51%) Linux
9 524 (27.98%) C#
10 453 (24.19%) JavaScript
11 417 (22.26%) Mathematics
12 345 (18.42%) OO
13 331 (17.67%) HTML
14 327 (17.46%) SQL
15 308 (16.44%) Windows
16 289 (15.43%) .NET
17 267 (14.26%) SDLC
18 257 (13.72%) Physics
19 251 (13.40%) CSS
20 247 (13.19%) Scrum
21 223 (11.91%) Multithreading
22 209 (11.16%) Computer Science Degree
23 203 (10.84%) AngularJS
24 195 (10.41%) Test Automation
25 183 (9.77%) jQuery
26 180 (9.61%) Finance
27 174 (9.29%) Wireless
28 168 (8.97%) MVC
29 166 (8.86%) TDD
30 158 (8.44%) 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 41 (2.19%) OpenStack
2 21 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 18 (0.96%) CMS
5 17 (0.91%) JBoss
5 17 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 14 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 9 (0.48%) Apache
7 9 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.37%) Confluence
9 6 (0.32%) WildFly
10 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.21%) IIS
11 4 (0.21%) Kentico
11 4 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.16%) Apache Solr
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
1 123 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.19%) 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
1 174 (9.29%) Wireless
2 80 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 41 (2.19%) Internet
4 35 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
5 27 (1.44%) DNS
6 25 (1.33%) DHCP
7 20 (1.07%) Bluetooth
8 17 (0.91%) Firewall
9 16 (0.85%) HTTP
9 16 (0.85%) Skype
9 16 (0.85%) SSL
10 14 (0.75%) 802.11
10 14 (0.75%) NAS
10 14 (0.75%) VPN
10 14 (0.75%) WAN
11 12 (0.64%) Ethernet
11 12 (0.64%) SNMP
12 11 (0.59%) 4G
13 10 (0.53%) OpenVPN
14 9 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (7.58%) Relational Database
2 127 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 102 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 73 (3.90%) MySQL
5 40 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (2.08%) Big Data
6 39 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 36 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (1.49%) Redis
9 24 (1.28%) GIS
10 23 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.07%) Geospatial Data
12 19 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 17 (0.91%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.48%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 138 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 100 (5.34%) Visual Studio
3 71 (3.79%) NUnit
4 66 (3.52%) Jenkins
5 59 (3.15%) JIRA
6 55 (2.94%) Subversion
7 53 (2.83%) TeamCity
8 41 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (1.87%) Selenium
10 29 (1.55%) LabVIEW
10 29 (1.55%) Moq
11 28 (1.49%) Mercurial
12 24 (1.28%) WebDriver
13 23 (1.23%) Maven
14 19 (1.01%) JUnit
15 18 (0.96%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.80%) ClearCase
16 15 (0.80%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.80%) JBehave
17 14 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 180 (9.61%) Finance
2 141 (7.53%) Electronics
3 74 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 69 (3.68%) Retail
5 38 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 37 (1.98%) Automotive
6 37 (1.98%) Games
7 33 (1.76%) Marketing
8 29 (1.55%) Aerospace
9 24 (1.28%) Multimedia
10 22 (1.17%) Publishing
11 13 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.59%) Back Office
13 10 (0.53%) Advertising
14 7 (0.37%) Military
15 5 (0.27%) Legal
16 4 (0.21%) Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.053%) French Language
17 1 (0.053%) Law
Job Titles
1 993 (53.02%) Software Engineer
2 660 (35.24%) Developer
3 367 (19.59%) C++ Software Engineer
4 258 (13.77%) Software Developer
5 251 (13.40%) Embedded Engineer
6 229 (12.23%) Graduate
7 212 (11.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 209 (11.16%) C Software Engineer
9 202 (10.78%) Senior Software Engineer
10 200 (10.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 157 (8.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 145 (7.74%) C# Developer
13 141 (7.53%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 140 (7.47%) Java Engineer
15 138 (7.37%) C++ Developer
16 129 (6.89%) Linux Engineer
17 126 (6.73%) Senior Developer
18 120 (6.41%) Embedded C Engineer
18 120 (6.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
19 116 (6.19%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (17.67%) HTML
2 289 (15.43%) .NET
3 251 (13.40%) CSS
4 203 (10.84%) AngularJS
5 183 (9.77%) jQuery
6 143 (7.63%) ASP.NET
7 135 (7.21%) Web Services
8 124 (6.62%) Node.js
8 124 (6.62%) React
9 101 (5.39%) Spring
10 98 (5.23%) HTML5
11 79 (4.22%) RESTful
12 69 (3.68%) REST
13 62 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (3.26%) WPF
15 60 (3.20%) CSS3
16 56 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (2.99%) WCF
17 50 (2.67%) .NET Framework
18 44 (2.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 711 (37.96%) Computer Science
2 158 (8.44%) Algorithms
3 107 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (5.07%) User Experience
5 76 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 60 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
7 57 (3.04%) Public Cloud
8 47 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
9 44 (2.35%) Data Structures
10 42 (2.24%) Data Centre
11 32 (1.71%) Device Driver
12 30 (1.60%) Robotics
13 28 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
14 26 (1.39%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.39%) Life Science
15 22 (1.17%) Augmented Reality
16 20 (1.07%) Acoustics
16 20 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 19 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 534 (28.51%) Linux
2 308 (16.44%) Windows
3 99 (5.29%) Android
4 83 (4.43%) Unix
5 65 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 65 (3.47%) Embedded Linux
6 45 (2.40%) Debian
7 31 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 22 (1.17%) CoreOS
9 17 (0.91%) Windows 10
10 16 (0.85%) AIX
11 14 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 10 (0.53%) Solaris
13 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.48%) Windows Server
15 7 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.27%) CentOS
17 4 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (22.26%) Mathematics
3 345 (18.42%) OO
4 267 (14.26%) SDLC
5 257 (13.72%) Physics
6 247 (13.19%) Scrum
7 223 (11.91%) Multithreading
8 195 (10.41%) Test Automation
9 168 (8.97%) MVC
10 166 (8.86%) TDD
11 150 (8.01%) Machine Learning
12 136 (7.26%) OOP
13 132 (7.05%) Web Development
14 121 (6.46%) Unit Testing
15 114 (6.09%) Open Source
16 113 (6.03%) Artificial Intelligence
17 104 (5.55%) Collaborative Working
18 95 (5.07%) Configuration Management
18 95 (5.07%) OOD
19 91 (4.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 775 (41.38%) C++
2 589 (31.45%) Java
3 586 (31.29%) Python
4 552 (29.47%) C
5 524 (27.98%) C#
6 453 (24.19%) JavaScript
7 327 (17.46%) SQL
8 137 (7.31%) Embedded C
9 103 (5.50%) MATLAB
10 100 (5.34%) Embedded C++
11 92 (4.91%) PHP
12 55 (2.94%) Perl
13 43 (2.30%) Bash Shell
14 37 (1.98%) Assembly Language
15 35 (1.87%) Ruby
16 32 (1.71%) Scala
17 30 (1.60%) T-SQL
18 27 (1.44%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.17%) PowerShell
20 20 (1.07%) F#
Qualifications
1 743 (39.67%) Degree
2 209 (11.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (6.14%) PhD
4 54 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.80%) MCP
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%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.053%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.22%) QA
2 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.27%) 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 (3.95%) Docker
2 57 (3.04%) 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 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (0.16%) vSphere
13 2 (0.11%) iptables
14 1 (0.053%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.053%) HDFS
14 1 (0.053%) KVM
14 1 (0.053%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 42 (2.24%) Puppet
3 28 (1.49%) Ansible
4 23 (1.23%) 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%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 147 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 79 (4.22%) Oracle
3 53 (2.83%) Google
4 43 (2.30%) VMware
5 29 (1.55%) Cisco
6 28 (1.49%) WorldPay
7 21 (1.12%) Symantec
8 17 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 13 (0.69%) Dell
9 13 (0.69%) IBM
9 13 (0.69%) Xamarin
10 12 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 12 (0.64%) HP
10 12 (0.64%) Terracotta
11 10 (0.53%) NetApp
12 9 (0.48%) Citrix
12 9 (0.48%) Intel
13 8 (0.43%) F5
14 7 (0.37%) New Relic
14 7 (0.37%) Wind River