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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 798 800 810
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 39 53 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.055% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.058% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 42
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -8 22 £57,500 +9.52% 6
East of England +1 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West -19 4 £33,750 -25.00% 2
South East -30 1 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 53 (58.89%) Degree
2 47 (52.22%) C++
3 44 (48.89%) SQL
4 42 (46.67%) C#
5 31 (34.44%) Java
6 30 (33.33%) OO
7 28 (31.11%) .NET
8 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (26.67%) HTML
10 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
10 23 (25.56%) MySQL
11 22 (24.44%) C
11 22 (24.44%) STL
11 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (23.33%) MVC
12 21 (23.33%) Scrum
13 20 (22.22%) UNIX
13 20 (22.22%) Linux
14 19 (21.11%) Oracle
14 19 (21.11%) OLTP
14 19 (21.11%) QA
15 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
16 15 (16.67%) XML
16 15 (16.67%) Selenium
16 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (15.56%) CSS
18 13 (14.44%) Cucumber
19 12 (13.33%) BDD
20 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
20 11 (12.22%) PHP

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Simulink
1 1 (1.11%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Summit
2 1 (1.11%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Wireless
2 6 (6.67%) Internet
3 5 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) MySQL
2 19 (21.11%) OLTP
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Selenium
2 13 (14.44%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.89%) SpecFlow
3 8 (8.89%) xUnit.net
3 8 (8.89%) NUnit
4 7 (7.78%) Subversion
4 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.67%) JBehave
5 6 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.67%) JIRA
5 6 (6.67%) TestNG
5 6 (6.67%) JUnit
5 6 (6.67%) Redmine
6 5 (5.56%) Ant
6 5 (5.56%) Maven
6 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.22%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.78%) Multimedia
2 4 (4.44%) Marketing
2 4 (4.44%) Electronics
3 3 (3.33%) Finance
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Avionics
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) .NET
2 24 (26.67%) HTML
3 22 (24.44%) STL
4 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
5 15 (16.67%) XML
6 14 (15.56%) CSS
7 11 (12.22%) Ajax
8 7 (7.78%) XSL
8 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.67%) HTML5
9 6 (6.67%) jQuery
10 5 (5.56%) WPF
10 5 (5.56%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.56%) Web Services
11 4 (4.44%) WinForms
11 4 (4.44%) WCF
11 4 (4.44%) SOAP
12 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.44%) Physics
5 4 (4.44%) PDA
6 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.22%) Open Source
8 1 (1.11%) Social Media
8 1 (1.11%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) UNIX
1 20 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.11%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) OO
2 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.33%) Scrum
3 21 (23.33%) MVC
4 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (13.33%) BDD
6 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
6 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.22%) TDD
7 8 (8.89%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.78%) Web Development
8 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.67%) OOD
9 6 (6.67%) Change Control
10 5 (5.56%) User Stories
10 5 (5.56%) UML
10 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) C++
2 44 (48.89%) SQL
3 42 (46.67%) C#
4 31 (34.44%) Java
5 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
6 22 (24.44%) C
7 11 (12.22%) Ruby
7 11 (12.22%) PHP
8 6 (6.67%) Assembly Language
8 6 (6.67%) Python
9 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.33%) PHP5
11 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.22%) VB6
11 2 (2.22%) VB
11 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.22%) Perl
12 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.11%) VC++
12 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (58.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
2 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) MCAD
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Oracle
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) Borland
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.11%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.11%) Atmel
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