The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 17 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 13.48% 1.35% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.02% 1.40% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 38 2 17
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,400 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £38,600 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 214 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 96.10% 95.96% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 223 189 234
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Derby region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Derby

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Derby region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Derby

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 52 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 39 (67.24%) C#
3 28 (48.28%) Windows
4 27 (46.55%) .NET
5 26 (44.83%) C
6 25 (43.10%) C++
7 23 (39.66%) Linux
8 20 (34.48%) Embedded C
8 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (27.59%) Device Driver
10 15 (25.86%) Firmware
11 14 (24.14%) OpenGL
11 14 (24.14%) 3D Graphics
11 14 (24.14%) Streaming Video
11 14 (24.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 14 (24.14%) Embedded Linux
11 14 (24.14%) Visualisation
11 14 (24.14%) Direct3D
12 13 (22.41%) HTML
13 12 (20.69%) MVC
13 12 (20.69%) jQuery
13 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
13 12 (20.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (20.69%) HTML5
14 11 (18.97%) Assembly Language
15 10 (17.24%) Embedded C++
15 10 (17.24%) MPEG
15 10 (17.24%) WinDbg
15 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
16 9 (15.52%) Network Security

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
1 1 (1.72%) Simulink
1 1 (1.72%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Network Security
2 3 (5.17%) IPv6
3 1 (1.72%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
3 1 (1.72%) SQLite
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) WinDbg
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Games
3 4 (6.90%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.90%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (46.55%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) OpenGL
2 14 (24.14%) Direct3D
3 13 (22.41%) HTML
4 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
4 12 (20.69%) jQuery
4 12 (20.69%) HTML5
4 12 (20.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (15.52%) CSS
6 8 (13.79%) CSS3
6 8 (13.79%) Kendo UI
7 4 (6.90%) LINQ
7 4 (6.90%) JSON
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.90%) XML
8 3 (5.17%) Web Services
9 2 (3.45%) WPF
10 1 (1.72%) WCF
10 1 (1.72%) XHTML
10 1 (1.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Device Driver
2 14 (24.14%) 3D Graphics
2 14 (24.14%) Streaming Video
2 14 (24.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (24.14%) Visualisation
3 10 (17.24%) MPEG
4 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.72%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.72%) SCADA
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Android
4 9 (15.52%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.17%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) MVC
4 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
5 7 (12.07%) OO
5 7 (12.07%) Project Management
6 6 (10.34%) ERP
7 5 (8.62%) OOP
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) UML
10 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.72%) Test Planning
10 1 (1.72%) Validation
10 1 (1.72%) Scrum
10 1 (1.72%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) C#
2 26 (44.83%) C
3 25 (43.10%) C++
4 20 (34.48%) Embedded C
5 11 (18.97%) Assembly Language
6 10 (17.24%) Embedded C++
7 9 (15.52%) Ruby
7 9 (15.52%) Groovy
7 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
7 9 (15.52%) Python
7 9 (15.52%) Perl
8 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.62%) Delphi
10 4 (6.90%) SQL
11 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.72%) Java
11 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
1 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Telerik
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Siemens
3 1 (1.72%) Borland
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £38,000 pa plus pension, healthcare, 25 days hol, bonus
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