The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 819 770 813
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 51 87 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.086% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.091% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Software Development Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101077 95359 102131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.50% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 83277 80087 87647
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Development Engineer Salary Trend in England

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

Software Development Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 22 £37,500 -30.23% 3
South East -29 11 £25,000 -26.47% 1
East of England -9 10 £40,000 +10.34% 2
East Midlands -3 3 £35,000 -
North East - 3 £27,500 -
South West -29 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software Development 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 Development Engineer in their job title.

1 69 (68.32%) Degree
2 53 (52.48%) C#
3 52 (51.49%) C++
4 48 (47.52%) SQL
5 30 (29.70%) .NET
6 29 (28.71%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (27.72%) HTML
7 28 (27.72%) STL
7 28 (27.72%) Linux
8 26 (25.74%) OO
8 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
8 26 (25.74%) MySQL
9 24 (23.76%) Java
9 24 (23.76%) UNIX
10 21 (20.79%) Oracle
10 21 (20.79%) OLTP
11 20 (19.80%) Computer Science
12 19 (18.81%) C
13 18 (17.82%) XML
14 16 (15.84%) QA
14 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (14.85%) Ajax
15 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
16 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
16 14 (13.86%) Selenium
17 13 (12.87%) Windows
18 12 (11.88%) CSS
18 12 (11.88%) PHP
18 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
19 11 (10.89%) XSL

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software Development 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 Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Simulink
1 1 (0.99%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) Wireless
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) IPv4
3 1 (0.99%) IPv6
3 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.99%) VoIP
3 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) MySQL
2 21 (20.79%) OLTP
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.98%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Selenium
2 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.93%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.97%) NUnit
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.98%) TestNG
5 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.98%) Hudson
5 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.99%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
1 8 (7.92%) Multimedia
2 5 (4.95%) Games
2 5 (4.95%) Electronics
3 4 (3.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) .NET
2 28 (27.72%) STL
2 28 (27.72%) HTML
3 18 (17.82%) XML
4 15 (14.85%) Ajax
4 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.88%) CSS
6 11 (10.89%) XSL
7 7 (6.93%) jQuery
7 7 (6.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (5.94%) HTML5
9 5 (4.95%) WinForms
10 4 (3.96%) REST
10 4 (3.96%) CSS3
10 4 (3.96%) SOAP
10 4 (3.96%) Web Services
11 3 (2.97%) WCF
11 3 (2.97%) WPF
12 2 (1.98%) JSON
12 2 (1.98%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (19.80%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.91%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.93%) IPTV
5 6 (5.94%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.95%) Physics
7 4 (3.96%) PDA
7 4 (3.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.99%) MPEG
8 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.99%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Linux
2 24 (23.76%) UNIX
3 13 (12.87%) Windows
4 3 (2.97%) Android
4 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.99%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) OO
2 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
3 9 (8.91%) Scrum
3 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.91%) TDD
4 7 (6.93%) Software Testing
5 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
5 6 (5.94%) Multithreading
5 6 (5.94%) MVC
5 6 (5.94%) Change Control
6 5 (4.95%) Test Automation
6 5 (4.95%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (4.95%) OOP
6 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
6 5 (4.95%) Performance Testing
6 5 (4.95%) Validation
6 5 (4.95%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.96%) UML
7 4 (3.96%) Image Processing
8 3 (2.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (52.48%) C#
2 52 (51.49%) C++
3 48 (47.52%) SQL
4 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
5 24 (23.76%) Java
6 19 (18.81%) C
7 12 (11.88%) PHP
8 10 (9.90%) Python
9 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.96%) PHP5
11 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.97%) Perl
12 2 (1.98%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.99%) R
13 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (68.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Oracle
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Borland
4 1 (0.99%) Apple
4 1 (0.99%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) Atmel
4 1 (0.99%) Juniper
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco
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