Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 11 19
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 913 1,878 1,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.93% 15.07% 9.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.12% 16.56% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 752 1,491 1,134
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,075 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8,210 11,344 11,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.30% 91.02% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6,205 9,208 9,208
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -8 486 £52,500 +5.00% 270
Hertfordshire -10 257 £45,000 -18.18% 69
Essex +30 60 £40,000 -23.81% 33
Suffolk +5 40 £40,000 -8.05% 15
Bedfordshire +3 36 £52,500 -6.67% 14
Norfolk +23 32 £42,500 -2.86% 11
East Anglia +2 2 - - 29
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 392 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (37.79%) C#
3 324 (35.49%) Java
4 288 (31.54%) C++
5 271 (29.68%) JavaScript
6 255 (27.93%) SQL
7 238 (26.07%) Python
8 236 (25.85%) .NET
9 202 (22.12%) Degree
10 177 (19.39%) Computer Science
11 175 (19.17%) HTML
12 162 (17.74%) Linux
13 161 (17.63%) C
14 158 (17.31%) Scrum
15 156 (17.09%) MVC
16 149 (16.32%) CSS
16 149 (16.32%) Microsoft
17 140 (15.33%) Finance
18 134 (14.68%) AngularJS
19 131 (14.35%) ASP.NET
20 130 (14.24%) Mathematics
21 122 (13.36%) Test Automation
22 111 (12.16%) TDD
23 108 (11.83%) Web Services
24 106 (11.61%) Machine Learning
25 104 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
26 103 (11.28%) Windows
27 102 (11.17%) Git (software)
28 95 (10.41%) Web Development
29 94 (10.30%) OO

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 23 (2.52%) Confluence
2 21 (2.30%) JBoss
3 16 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.10%) Apache
6 6 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.55%) IIS
8 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.44%) WordPress
9 3 (0.33%) nginx
9 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.11%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.11%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) InVision
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (1.20%) Odoo
3 8 (0.88%) Summit
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 90 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.72%) SaaS
4 20 (2.19%) GitHub
5 13 (1.42%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.10%) Slack
9 9 (0.99%) Trello
10 8 (0.88%) npm
11 6 (0.66%) Firebase
12 5 (0.55%) Akamai
12 5 (0.55%) Office 365
12 5 (0.55%) Serverless
13 3 (0.33%) Yarn
14 2 (0.22%) Force.com
15 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.81%) Wireless
2 44 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.85%) Internet
4 21 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (2.08%) Firewall
6 18 (1.97%) HTTP
6 18 (1.97%) LAN
6 18 (1.97%) WAN
7 17 (1.86%) Bluetooth
8 15 (1.64%) VPN
9 12 (1.31%) SSL
10 6 (0.66%) BGP
10 6 (0.66%) ZigBee
11 5 (0.55%) DNS
11 5 (0.55%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.44%) 802.11
12 4 (0.44%) Network Security
13 3 (0.33%) 802.15
13 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 35 (3.83%) Big Data
4 34 (3.72%) MySQL
5 32 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.31%) Couchbase
11 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (0.66%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.55%) Power BI
15 5 (0.55%) QlikView
16 4 (0.44%) JasperReports
16 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 102 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 72 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 52 (5.70%) JIRA
4 51 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 22 (2.41%) Maven
5 22 (2.41%) Subversion
6 20 (2.19%) NUnit
7 18 (1.97%) Eclipse
8 17 (1.86%) gulp
9 15 (1.64%) JUnit
10 11 (1.20%) Bitbucket
11 10 (1.10%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (0.99%) Ant
12 9 (0.99%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.77%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.77%) Mockito
13 7 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 140 (15.33%) Finance
2 76 (8.32%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.49%) Automotive
4 34 (3.72%) Games
5 33 (3.61%) Electronics
6 31 (3.40%) Marketing
7 25 (2.74%) Retail
8 24 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.30%) Banking
10 19 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.64%) Back Office
12 14 (1.53%) Aerospace
13 13 (1.42%) Publishing
14 3 (0.33%) Advertising
14 3 (0.33%) Law
15 2 (0.22%) Military
16 1 (0.11%) Legal
16 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Romanian Language
16 1 (0.11%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 439 (48.08%) Software Engineer
2 370 (40.53%) Developer
3 128 (14.02%) Software Developer
4 99 (10.84%) C# Developer
5 93 (10.19%) Embedded Engineer
6 89 (9.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 88 (9.64%) Graduate
8 86 (9.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 80 (8.76%) .NET Developer
9 80 (8.76%) Java Engineer
10 79 (8.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 73 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
12 55 (6.02%) C++ Software Engineer
13 54 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 50 (5.48%) Java Developer
15 47 (5.15%) Senior Developer
16 45 (4.93%) C# Software Engineer
17 44 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
18 42 (4.60%) Graduate Developer
19 41 (4.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (25.85%) .NET
2 175 (19.17%) HTML
3 149 (16.32%) CSS
4 134 (14.68%) AngularJS
5 131 (14.35%) ASP.NET
6 108 (11.83%) Web Services
7 87 (9.53%) RESTful
8 78 (8.54%) Spring
9 68 (7.45%) React
10 57 (6.24%) jQuery
11 55 (6.02%) REST
12 50 (5.48%) .NET Core
12 50 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (5.15%) HTML5
14 45 (4.93%) Node.js
15 44 (4.82%) JSON
16 38 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 34 (3.72%) XML
18 30 (3.29%) WPF
19 29 (3.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.86%) Algorithms
2 75 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.70%) User Experience
4 28 (3.07%) Embedded Systems
4 28 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (3.07%) Robotics
5 26 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.63%) Fintech
7 23 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (2.41%) Smart City
9 21 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.08%) Internet of Things
11 17 (1.86%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.20%) Blog
13 11 (1.20%) Device Driver
13 11 (1.20%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.99%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 162 (17.74%) Linux
2 103 (11.28%) Windows
3 59 (6.46%) Android
4 30 (3.29%) Embedded Linux
5 22 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.99%) Unix
8 9 (0.99%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.77%) CentOS
10 6 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.22%) Debian
13 2 (0.22%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (19.39%) Computer Science
3 158 (17.31%) Scrum
4 156 (17.09%) MVC
5 130 (14.24%) Mathematics
6 122 (13.36%) Test Automation
7 111 (12.16%) TDD
8 106 (11.61%) Machine Learning
9 104 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
10 95 (10.41%) Web Development
11 94 (10.30%) OO
12 87 (9.53%) DevOps
13 74 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
14 70 (7.67%) Multithreading
15 69 (7.56%) Analytics
16 67 (7.34%) Microservices
16 67 (7.34%) SDLC
17 63 (6.90%) Mentoring
18 57 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
19 56 (6.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 345 (37.79%) C#
2 324 (35.49%) Java
3 288 (31.54%) C++
4 271 (29.68%) JavaScript
5 255 (27.93%) SQL
6 238 (26.07%) Python
7 161 (17.63%) C
8 51 (5.59%) PHP
9 47 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 35 (3.83%) TypeScript
11 32 (3.50%) Scala
12 31 (3.40%) Embedded C
13 25 (2.74%) Bash Shell
13 25 (2.74%) PL/SQL
13 25 (2.74%) R
14 23 (2.52%) MATLAB
15 22 (2.41%) Java 8
15 22 (2.41%) VB.NET
16 21 (2.30%) Ruby
17 17 (1.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 202 (22.12%) Degree
2 80 (8.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (8.21%) PhD
4 37 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.42%) MPhil
7 10 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.55%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.33%) MBA
11 2 (0.22%) CISA
11 2 (0.22%) CISM
11 2 (0.22%) CISSP
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.11%) MCP
12 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.12%) QA
2 20 (2.19%) PSD2
3 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.33%) GDPR
4 3 (0.33%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.22%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) MISRA
5 2 (0.22%) WAI
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (9.75%) Docker
2 24 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.31%) Firmware
4 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.33%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (5.15%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.50%) Ansible
3 13 (1.42%) Terraform
4 8 (0.88%) Grafana
4 8 (0.88%) Prometheus
5 6 (0.66%) Puppet
6 5 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.33%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.33%) vRealize
8 3 (0.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (0.22%) Consul
9 2 (0.22%) Graphite
9 2 (0.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 149 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.49%) Oracle
3 36 (3.94%) WorldPay
4 25 (2.74%) VMware
5 23 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 16 (1.75%) Google
8 15 (1.64%) SAP
8 15 (1.64%) Veeam
9 12 (1.31%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.20%) Cisco
10 11 (1.20%) Talend
11 8 (0.88%) Aruba
11 8 (0.88%) Siemens
11 8 (0.88%) Xilinx
12 6 (0.66%) SonicWALL
13 5 (0.55%) EMC
13 5 (0.55%) New Relic
13 5 (0.55%) Tableau
14 4 (0.44%) IBM