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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 828 837 777
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 47 53 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.049% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.052% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 58
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 35 £55,000 +22.22%
South East +7 6 £39,250 -28.63% 2
East of England +1 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West -6 1 £27,500 -
North West - 1 £23,500 -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (69.00%) Java
2 61 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (49.00%) Selenium
4 48 (48.00%) WebDriver
5 43 (43.00%) JavaScript
6 40 (40.00%) QA
7 39 (39.00%) HTML
7 39 (39.00%) Eclipse
8 38 (38.00%) MVC
9 37 (37.00%) JUnit
9 37 (37.00%) CSS
10 36 (36.00%) Cucumber
11 35 (35.00%) TestNG
12 34 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (34.00%) SDLC
12 34 (34.00%) Maven
13 33 (33.00%) XML
13 33 (33.00%) E-Commerce
13 33 (33.00%) JIRA
14 32 (32.00%) HTTP
14 32 (32.00%) Scrum
15 31 (31.00%) Test Scripting
16 30 (30.00%) JBehave
16 30 (30.00%) Ant
17 29 (29.00%) BDD
18 28 (28.00%) C++
19 27 (27.00%) User Stories
19 27 (27.00%) Black-Box Testing
19 27 (27.00%) Blog
20 24 (24.00%) Python

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (3.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.00%) Drupal
2 1 (1.00%) WordPress
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.00%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.00%) HTTP
2 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.00%) VPN
4 2 (2.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) Network Security
5 1 (1.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.00%) Big Data
3 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.00%) OLTP
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (49.00%) Selenium
2 48 (48.00%) WebDriver
3 39 (39.00%) Eclipse
4 37 (37.00%) JUnit
5 36 (36.00%) Cucumber
6 35 (35.00%) TestNG
7 34 (34.00%) Maven
8 33 (33.00%) JIRA
9 30 (30.00%) JBehave
9 30 (30.00%) Ant
10 5 (5.00%) Calabash
10 5 (5.00%) FitNesse
10 5 (5.00%) jMock
10 5 (5.00%) JSUnit
10 5 (5.00%) NUnit
11 4 (4.00%) ClearCase
11 4 (4.00%) SpecFlow
12 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
12 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
13 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.00%) Games
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Publishing
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.00%) Front Office
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (39.00%) HTML
2 37 (37.00%) CSS
3 33 (33.00%) XML
4 18 (18.00%) .NET
5 9 (9.00%) STL
6 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.00%) Gherkin
7 5 (5.00%) DOM
7 5 (5.00%) J2EE
7 5 (5.00%) J2SE
8 4 (4.00%) Web Services
8 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.00%) JSF
9 3 (3.00%) Dojo
9 3 (3.00%) GWT
10 2 (2.00%) JAXB
10 2 (2.00%) LAMP
10 2 (2.00%) Spring
10 2 (2.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) Blog
2 10 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.00%) Photography
4 4 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.00%) GIS
6 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.00%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.00%) BeagleBone
7 1 (1.00%) Xbox
7 1 (1.00%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.00%) Physics
7 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.00%) Statistics
7 1 (1.00%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.00%) UNIX
3 9 (9.00%) Windows
4 5 (5.00%) Android
5 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.00%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) MVC
3 34 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (34.00%) SDLC
4 33 (33.00%) E-Commerce
5 32 (32.00%) Scrum
6 31 (31.00%) Test Scripting
7 29 (29.00%) BDD
8 27 (27.00%) User Stories
8 27 (27.00%) Black-Box Testing
9 21 (21.00%) Software Engineering
10 18 (18.00%) Regression Testing
11 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
12 12 (12.00%) OO
13 8 (8.00%) Web Application Development
14 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 7 (7.00%) OOD
15 6 (6.00%) Automated Testing
15 6 (6.00%) Game Development
16 5 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (69.00%) Java
2 43 (43.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.00%) C++
4 24 (24.00%) Python
5 23 (23.00%) C#
6 20 (20.00%) SQL
7 19 (19.00%) C
8 10 (10.00%) Perl
9 6 (6.00%) Ruby
10 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.00%) VC++
11 2 (2.00%) PHP
11 2 (2.00%) Groovy
11 2 (2.00%) Lua
12 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.00%) ANSI C
12 1 (1.00%) VB6
12 1 (1.00%) VB
12 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.00%) Tableau
3 3 (3.00%) Lumension
3 3 (3.00%) Fujitsu
3 3 (3.00%) Google
3 3 (3.00%) Perforce
3 3 (3.00%) ESRI
3 3 (3.00%) Websense
3 3 (3.00%) Sophos
4 1 (1.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
Winchester, Hampshire
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