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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 826 768 822
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 54 89 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.089% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.094% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 29 64 29
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £59,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
- +10.23%
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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 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 1 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
(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 -15 19 £37,500 -34.78% 1
South East -14 16 £30,000 -14.28% 2
East of England -4 12 £40,000 -1.84% 3
East Midlands -8 3 £35,000 -
South West -20 2 £40,000 +23.07%
North East - 2 £27,500 -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 71 (63.96%) Degree
2 57 (51.35%) C++
3 56 (50.45%) C#
4 45 (40.54%) SQL
5 34 (30.63%) .NET
6 33 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (28.83%) HTML
8 31 (27.93%) STL
9 30 (27.03%) Java
9 30 (27.03%) OO
10 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
11 28 (25.23%) Linux
12 26 (23.42%) MySQL
13 24 (21.62%) UNIX
14 22 (19.82%) C
14 22 (19.82%) XML
15 21 (18.92%) Oracle
15 21 (18.92%) OLTP
16 20 (18.02%) Computer Science
17 19 (17.12%) QA
17 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET
18 18 (16.22%) Ajax
19 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
20 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
20 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
21 14 (12.61%) CSS
21 14 (12.61%) Selenium
22 13 (11.71%) PHP
22 13 (11.71%) Windows
22 13 (11.71%) Python

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Simulink
1 1 (0.90%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Wireless
2 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.80%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.90%) 4G
4 1 (0.90%) LTE
4 1 (0.90%) 2G
4 1 (0.90%) UMTS
4 1 (0.90%) VoIP
4 1 (0.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.90%) GPRS
4 1 (0.90%) GSM
4 1 (0.90%) IPv4
4 1 (0.90%) IPv6
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) MySQL
2 21 (18.92%) OLTP
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) SQLite
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Selenium
2 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.31%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.70%) NUnit
5 2 (1.80%) JUnit
5 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.80%) TestNG
5 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.80%) Hudson
6 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.90%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (8.11%) Multimedia
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Games
3 5 (4.50%) Electronics
3 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Avionics
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) .NET
2 32 (28.83%) HTML
3 31 (27.93%) STL
4 22 (19.82%) XML
5 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET
6 18 (16.22%) Ajax
7 14 (12.61%) CSS
8 12 (10.81%) XSL
9 10 (9.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (6.31%) jQuery
11 6 (5.41%) HTML5
12 5 (4.50%) WinForms
13 4 (3.60%) Web Services
13 4 (3.60%) SOAP
13 4 (3.60%) WPF
13 4 (3.60%) REST
13 4 (3.60%) CSS3
14 3 (2.70%) WCF
15 2 (1.80%) Flash
15 2 (1.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (18.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.21%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.31%) IPTV
5 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.60%) Physics
6 4 (3.60%) PDA
6 4 (3.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) Open Source
7 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.90%) Mechatronics
7 1 (0.90%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.90%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Linux
2 24 (21.62%) UNIX
3 13 (11.71%) Windows
4 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.90%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) OO
2 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
3 12 (10.81%) TDD
4 9 (8.11%) Software Testing
5 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.21%) Scrum
6 7 (6.31%) MVC
7 6 (5.41%) Multithreading
7 6 (5.41%) Change Control
8 5 (4.50%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (4.50%) Performance Testing
8 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.50%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.50%) Validation
8 5 (4.50%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.50%) UML
8 5 (4.50%) OOD
9 4 (3.60%) OOP
10 3 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.35%) C++
2 56 (50.45%) C#
3 45 (40.54%) SQL
4 30 (27.03%) Java
5 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
6 22 (19.82%) C
7 13 (11.71%) PHP
7 13 (11.71%) Python
8 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.50%) Perl
10 4 (3.60%) PHP5
11 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.80%) VB
12 2 (1.80%) VB6
13 1 (0.90%) R
13 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 71 (63.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.12%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Oracle
2 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Borland
4 1 (0.90%) Atmel
4 1 (0.90%) VMware
4 1 (0.90%) Apple
4 1 (0.90%) Google
4 1 (0.90%) Juniper
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco
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