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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 20 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 12.55% 2.28% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.80% 2.36% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 11
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
250 254 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 98.04% 96.58% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 221 228 207
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Derby

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 56 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 39 (61.90%) C#
3 29 (46.03%) C++
3 29 (46.03%) Windows
4 28 (44.44%) .NET
5 27 (42.86%) C
6 23 (36.51%) Linux
7 21 (33.33%) Embedded C
7 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.40%) Device Driver
8 16 (25.40%) Firmware
9 15 (23.81%) HTML
10 14 (22.22%) Streaming Video
10 14 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 14 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
10 14 (22.22%) Visualisation
10 14 (22.22%) OpenGL
10 14 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
10 14 (22.22%) Direct3D
11 13 (20.63%) HTML5
11 13 (20.63%) jQuery
12 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
12 12 (19.05%) MVC
12 12 (19.05%) Assembly Language
12 12 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (17.46%) Embedded C++
14 10 (15.87%) MPEG
14 10 (15.87%) CSS
14 10 (15.87%) Python
14 10 (15.87%) Degree

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) JBoss
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) TargetLink
1 2 (3.17%) Simulink
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Network Security
2 3 (4.76%) IPv6
3 2 (3.17%) Profibus
4 1 (1.59%) RFID
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) WinDbg
2 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.52%) Games
3 5 (7.94%) Aerospace
3 5 (7.94%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) .NET
2 15 (23.81%) HTML
3 14 (22.22%) OpenGL
3 14 (22.22%) Direct3D
4 13 (20.63%) HTML5
4 13 (20.63%) jQuery
5 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 12 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (15.87%) CSS
7 8 (12.70%) CSS3
7 8 (12.70%) Kendo UI
8 5 (7.94%) JSON
8 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.94%) XML
9 3 (4.76%) LINQ
9 3 (4.76%) Web Services
10 1 (1.59%) WCF
10 1 (1.59%) WPF
10 1 (1.59%) Java SE
10 1 (1.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Device Driver
2 14 (22.22%) Streaming Video
2 14 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 14 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (15.87%) MPEG
4 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.17%) CAN bus
7 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.17%) Telematics
8 1 (1.59%) SCADA
8 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) Linux
3 14 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 9 (14.29%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) UNIX
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) MVC
4 9 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 7 (11.11%) Project Management
5 7 (11.11%) OO
6 6 (9.52%) OOP
6 6 (9.52%) ERP
7 4 (6.35%) UML
8 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.76%) CRM
8 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.76%) SOA
9 1 (1.59%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.59%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Scrum
9 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.59%) Validation
9 1 (1.59%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) C#
2 29 (46.03%) C++
3 27 (42.86%) C
4 21 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 12 (19.05%) Assembly Language
6 11 (17.46%) Embedded C++
7 10 (15.87%) Python
8 9 (14.29%) Ruby
8 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 9 (14.29%) Groovy
8 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 9 (14.29%) Perl
9 5 (7.94%) Delphi
10 3 (4.76%) SQL
11 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.17%) Java
12 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Telerik
3 2 (3.17%) Siemens
3 2 (3.17%) Borland
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle