The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Engineer
UK / England
Rank 756 863 876
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 77 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.060% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.063% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 68 44 49
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%

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
76467 91104 96733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.47% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63889 77095 80374
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +34 24 £42,500 +32.81% 6
London +45 16 £54,000 -20.58% 1
Yorkshire +40 12 £48,000 +40.14%
South East +38 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +35 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
South West +25 4 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
North West -4 2 £38,750 -8.82% 1
North East - 2 - -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 86 (63.70%) Java
2 72 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (45.93%) JavaScript
4 52 (38.52%) Software Engineering
5 49 (36.30%) Computer Science
6 47 (34.81%) SQL
7 43 (31.85%) QA
8 39 (28.89%) Selenium
9 37 (27.41%) MySQL
10 34 (25.19%) Web Services
10 34 (25.19%) BDD
11 32 (23.70%) Linux
12 31 (22.96%) C#
12 31 (22.96%) Degree
13 30 (22.22%) Python
14 29 (21.48%) Scrum
15 27 (20.00%) TDD
16 26 (19.26%) Perl
17 25 (18.52%) Performance Testing
18 23 (17.04%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (16.30%) Bash Shell
19 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
20 21 (15.56%) Nagios
20 21 (15.56%) Visualisation
21 20 (14.81%) Ruby
21 20 (14.81%) C
22 19 (14.07%) C++
23 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
23 17 (12.59%) Data Visualisation
24 16 (11.85%) MongoDB

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (6.67%) ArcGIS
1 9 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 9 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.48%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.67%) MS Office
2 9 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.74%) G Suite
4 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.74%) Office 365
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) Internet
2 3 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) IPsec
3 1 (0.74%) LAN
3 1 (0.74%) MQTT
3 1 (0.74%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) WAN
3 1 (0.74%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) MySQL
2 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.85%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.85%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.89%) GIS
5 10 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.70%) Big Data
9 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.48%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.48%) Redis
11 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (28.89%) Selenium
2 10 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.67%) ClearCase
3 9 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 9 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.19%) WebDriver
5 6 (4.44%) Fiddler
6 5 (3.70%) Protractor
7 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.22%) Bundler
8 3 (2.22%) JIRA
8 3 (2.22%) NUnit
8 3 (2.22%) WATIR
9 2 (1.48%) Capybara
9 2 (1.48%) Clang
9 2 (1.48%) JMeter
9 2 (1.48%) JUnit
9 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.48%) Subversion
General
1 13 (9.63%) Retail
2 9 (6.67%) Finance
3 7 (5.19%) Advertising
4 6 (4.44%) Games
5 5 (3.70%) Electronics
6 3 (2.22%) Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Front Office
7 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.19%) Web Services
2 15 (11.11%) XML
3 13 (9.63%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.67%) .NET
5 9 (6.67%) CSS
5 9 (6.67%) Dojo
5 9 (6.67%) GWT
5 9 (6.67%) HTML
5 9 (6.67%) J2EE
5 9 (6.67%) JSF
6 7 (5.19%) RESTful
7 5 (3.70%) REST
8 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.96%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.96%) JSON
8 4 (2.96%) React
8 4 (2.96%) WPF
9 3 (2.22%) MFC
9 3 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (36.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.96%) Blog
4 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.22%) Life Science
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.22%) User Experience
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) SystemC
7 1 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.74%) Animation
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Derivative
7 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.74%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.70%) Linux
2 14 (10.37%) Windows
3 12 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.70%) Unix
6 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.52%) Software Engineering
3 34 (25.19%) BDD
4 29 (21.48%) Scrum
5 27 (20.00%) TDD
6 25 (18.52%) Performance Testing
7 23 (17.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
9 21 (15.56%) Visualisation
10 17 (12.59%) Data Visualisation
11 15 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 15 (11.11%) Web Development
12 14 (10.37%) Kanban
12 14 (10.37%) Security Testing
12 14 (10.37%) Test Automation
13 13 (9.63%) Open Source
13 13 (9.63%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (8.89%) Data Migration
14 12 (8.89%) Mathematics
14 12 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.70%) Java
2 62 (45.93%) JavaScript
3 47 (34.81%) SQL
4 31 (22.96%) C#
5 30 (22.22%) Python
6 26 (19.26%) Perl
7 22 (16.30%) Bash Shell
8 20 (14.81%) C
8 20 (14.81%) Ruby
9 19 (14.07%) C++
10 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.96%) PHP
12 3 (2.22%) Go
12 3 (2.22%) Scala
13 2 (1.48%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.74%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 31 (22.96%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.89%) DV Cleared
5 10 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 10 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.96%) PhD
7 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CISA
7 1 (0.74%) CISM
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB
7 1 (0.74%) MCSD
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (31.85%) QA
2 14 (10.37%) SDET
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.48%) XenServer
3 1 (0.74%) Docker
3 1 (0.74%) Snort
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (15.56%) Nagios
2 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (11.11%) Oracle
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.63%) Sun
4 10 (7.41%) Google
5 9 (6.67%) ESRI
5 9 (6.67%) Fujitsu
5 9 (6.67%) Lumension
5 9 (6.67%) Sophos
6 8 (5.93%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.74%) Apple
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Solace
7 1 (0.74%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.74%) VMware
7 1 (0.74%) Wonderware
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Bonus and Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k plus good benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago