Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 19 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 643 1,020 1,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.47% 9.96% 15.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.41% 10.99% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 438 844 1,562
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,850 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,875 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% -

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 6,178 9,277 10,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.97% 90.58% 90.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,320 6,974 8,896
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 0 356 £50,000 -4.76% 233
Hertfordshire -19 117 £52,500 +12.30% 64
Essex +18 78 £52,500 +31.25% 29
Suffolk -2 55 £51,250 +7.89% 4
Bedfordshire -40 22 £42,500 -15.92% 17
Norfolk -14 15 £40,000 - 9
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 265 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (34.37%) Linux
3 203 (31.57%) Degree
4 196 (30.48%) Python
4 196 (30.48%) C
4 196 (30.48%) C++
5 191 (29.70%) Java
6 182 (28.30%) JavaScript
7 176 (27.37%) C#
8 162 (25.19%) Computer Science
9 156 (24.26%) .NET
10 135 (21.00%) SQL
11 118 (18.35%) Windows
12 109 (16.95%) Scrum
13 101 (15.71%) Test Automation
14 95 (14.77%) DevOps
15 94 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
16 93 (14.46%) AWS
17 92 (14.31%) Git (software)
18 91 (14.15%) TDD
19 84 (13.06%) CSS
20 82 (12.75%) SQL Server
21 80 (12.44%) OO
21 80 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
22 79 (12.29%) JIRA
22 79 (12.29%) Computer Science Degree
23 77 (11.98%) AngularJS
24 76 (11.82%) HTML
25 72 (11.20%) Web Services
26 71 (11.04%) Azure

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 18 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (2.64%) JBoss
3 15 (2.33%) Apache
4 14 (2.18%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.56%) Confluence
6 6 (0.93%) nginx
7 3 (0.47%) IIS
8 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Simulink
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 93 (14.46%) AWS
2 71 (11.04%) Azure
3 49 (7.62%) GCP
4 18 (2.80%) SaaS
5 17 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
7 9 (1.40%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (1.40%) OpenShift
7 9 (1.40%) Serverless
8 7 (1.09%) GitHub
9 6 (0.93%) Siri
10 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.47%) IaaS
12 3 (0.47%) PaaS
13 2 (0.31%) Apigee
13 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.60%) TCP/IP
2 28 (4.35%) Wireless
3 16 (2.49%) Firewall
4 14 (2.18%) Bluetooth
5 12 (1.87%) HTTPS
6 11 (1.71%) HTTP
7 10 (1.56%) Internet
7 10 (1.56%) VPN
8 8 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.93%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.78%) BGP
10 5 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.78%) IPsec
10 5 (0.78%) LAN
10 5 (0.78%) Modbus
10 5 (0.78%) MPLS
10 5 (0.78%) OSPF
10 5 (0.78%) RSVP
10 5 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.47%) Relational Database
3 41 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 30 (4.67%) MySQL
5 24 (3.73%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.95%) Big Data
7 17 (2.64%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.49%) Geospatial Data
8 16 (2.49%) GIS
9 14 (2.18%) JasperReports
10 13 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.62%) Redis
13 3 (0.47%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.31%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 92 (14.31%) Git (software)
2 79 (12.29%) JIRA
3 54 (8.40%) Jenkins
4 29 (4.51%) Visual Studio
5 27 (4.20%) JUnit
6 25 (3.89%) Selenium
7 23 (3.58%) NUnit
8 22 (3.42%) Maven
9 19 (2.95%) TeamCity
10 18 (2.80%) Hudson
11 14 (2.18%) Ant
12 13 (2.02%) Bitbucket
12 13 (2.02%) ClearQuest
13 12 (1.87%) CruiseControl
13 12 (1.87%) FishEye
14 9 (1.40%) GitLab
15 8 (1.24%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.24%) git-flow
15 8 (1.24%) Subversion
16 7 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (7.78%) Electronics
2 33 (5.13%) Automotive
2 33 (5.13%) Banking
3 29 (4.51%) Finance
4 25 (3.89%) Games
5 20 (3.11%) Military
6 19 (2.95%) Retail
7 15 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.24%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.62%) Advertising
12 3 (0.47%) Marketing
12 3 (0.47%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 386 (60.03%) Software Engineer
2 171 (26.59%) Developer
3 98 (15.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 75 (11.66%) Java Engineer
5 74 (11.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 56 (8.71%) C# Software Engineer
7 52 (8.09%) C++ Software Engineer
7 52 (8.09%) Software Developer
8 49 (7.62%) Embedded Engineer
9 48 (7.47%) .NET Software Engineer
10 46 (7.15%) C# Developer
11 45 (7.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 44 (6.84%) SQL Developer
13 39 (6.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 38 (5.91%) .NET Developer
14 38 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (5.29%) Principal Engineer
15 34 (5.29%) Principal Software Engineer
16 32 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
17 31 (4.82%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (24.26%) .NET
2 84 (13.06%) CSS
3 77 (11.98%) AngularJS
4 76 (11.82%) HTML
5 72 (11.20%) Web Services
6 68 (10.58%) Spring
7 64 (9.95%) React
8 53 (8.24%) ASP.NET
9 46 (7.15%) REST
10 37 (5.75%) RESTful
11 36 (5.60%) Node.js
12 34 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 33 (5.13%) WPF
14 31 (4.82%) HTML5
14 31 (4.82%) jQuery
15 28 (4.35%) OpenGL
16 27 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (4.04%) JSON
18 23 (3.58%) .NET Framework
18 23 (3.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (5.44%) Smartphone
4 28 (4.35%) User Experience
5 27 (4.20%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.49%) Animation
7 15 (2.33%) Device Driver
7 15 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.02%) Photography
9 12 (1.87%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.40%) Internet of Things
12 9 (1.40%) Renewable Energy
13 8 (1.24%) CAN bus
13 8 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.24%) Mobile Games
13 8 (1.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 221 (34.37%) Linux
2 118 (18.35%) Windows
3 45 (7.00%) Android
4 21 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.49%) Unix
6 15 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.40%) CentOS
7 9 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.24%) AIX
9 7 (1.09%) Debian
10 6 (0.93%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.47%) Fedora
12 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (25.19%) Computer Science
3 109 (16.95%) Scrum
4 101 (15.71%) Test Automation
5 95 (14.77%) DevOps
6 94 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
7 91 (14.15%) TDD
8 80 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (12.44%) OO
9 67 (10.42%) MVC
10 64 (9.95%) OOP
11 57 (8.86%) Mathematics
12 52 (8.09%) Multithreading
12 52 (8.09%) SDLC
13 50 (7.78%) Kanban
13 50 (7.78%) Web Development
14 46 (7.15%) Continuous Delivery
15 40 (6.22%) Physics
16 37 (5.75%) Open Source
17 33 (5.13%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 196 (30.48%) C
1 196 (30.48%) C++
1 196 (30.48%) Python
2 191 (29.70%) Java
3 182 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 176 (27.37%) C#
5 135 (21.00%) SQL
6 47 (7.31%) PHP
7 36 (5.60%) Embedded C
8 32 (4.98%) TypeScript
9 23 (3.58%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.11%) Java 8
11 17 (2.64%) Embedded C++
12 15 (2.33%) MATLAB
12 15 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.18%) Perl
14 12 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.71%) Assembly Language
15 11 (1.71%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 203 (31.57%) Degree
2 79 (12.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (4.98%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.33%) CCNA
4 15 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.18%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.02%) CISSP
7 12 (1.87%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (1.09%) GIAC
9 7 (1.09%) Linux+ Certification
9 7 (1.09%) MCSE
9 7 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (1.09%) SANS
9 7 (1.09%) SSCP
10 6 (0.93%) CEH
10 6 (0.93%) PhD
11 5 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.60%) QA
2 13 (2.02%) PSD2
3 6 (0.93%) GDPR
3 6 (0.93%) PMO
4 5 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.47%) WAI
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) MISRA
6 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 66 (10.26%) Docker
2 21 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.80%) Firmware
4 3 (0.47%) NFS
4 3 (0.47%) Samba
4 3 (0.47%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.47%) Xen
5 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 56 (8.71%) Kubernetes
2 27 (4.20%) Ansible
3 21 (3.27%) Puppet
4 7 (1.09%) Terraform
5 6 (0.93%) Kibana
5 6 (0.93%) logstash
5 6 (0.93%) Nagios
5 6 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.62%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.47%) OpenNMS
7 3 (0.47%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.47%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 61 (9.49%) Google
2 55 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 50 (7.78%) Oracle
4 30 (4.67%) WorldPay
5 16 (2.49%) Xamarin
6 14 (2.18%) Adobe
7 13 (2.02%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.87%) FIS
9 10 (1.56%) IBM
10 9 (1.40%) Dell
11 8 (1.24%) Juniper
12 6 (0.93%) Apple
12 6 (0.93%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.78%) Cisco
13 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.62%) QNX
14 4 (0.62%) Spotify
14 4 (0.62%) VMware
15 3 (0.47%) Cloudera
15 3 (0.47%) Hortonworks