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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 819 774 817
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 51 82 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.080% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.085% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 28 57 39
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -22 21 £45,000 -21.73% 3
South East -12 13 £55,000 +83.33% 3
East of England +1 10 £40,000 -8.57%
East Midlands -13 4 £35,000 - 1
North East - 2 £27,500 -
South West -20 1 - -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 72 (62.61%) Degree
2 64 (55.65%) C++
3 51 (44.35%) C#
4 38 (33.04%) Java
4 38 (33.04%) SQL
5 36 (31.30%) OO
6 31 (26.96%) STL
7 30 (26.09%) Linux
8 29 (25.22%) HTML
9 28 (24.35%) C
9 28 (24.35%) .NET
10 27 (23.48%) MySQL
10 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
10 27 (23.48%) XML
11 24 (20.87%) UNIX
12 22 (19.13%) Computer Science
13 21 (18.26%) Oracle
13 21 (18.26%) OLTP
14 20 (17.39%) Software Engineering
15 18 (15.65%) Ajax
15 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (14.78%) QA
16 17 (14.78%) Selenium
17 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
17 16 (13.91%) Python
18 13 (11.30%) TDD
19 12 (10.43%) Multimedia
19 12 (10.43%) Windows
19 12 (10.43%) XSL
19 12 (10.43%) PHP

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) Apache
2 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) Wireless
2 6 (5.22%) 3GPP
3 5 (4.35%) UMTS
3 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.35%) GPRS
3 5 (4.35%) GSM
3 5 (4.35%) LTE
4 3 (2.61%) 3G
4 3 (2.61%) 4G
4 3 (2.61%) 2G
5 2 (1.74%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.74%) DNS
5 2 (1.74%) IPv4
5 2 (1.74%) IPv6
5 2 (1.74%) VoIP
6 1 (0.87%) HTTP
6 1 (0.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) MySQL
2 21 (18.26%) OLTP
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.74%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.87%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (14.78%) Selenium
2 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.22%) MSBuild
4 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.61%) NUnit
5 3 (2.61%) Maven
5 3 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.61%) Hudson
6 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.74%) TestNG
6 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.74%) JMeter
6 2 (1.74%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.74%) JUnit
6 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.87%) Ant
7 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (10.43%) Multimedia
2 8 (6.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.35%) Games
4 3 (2.61%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Avionics
6 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.96%) STL
2 29 (25.22%) HTML
3 28 (24.35%) .NET
4 27 (23.48%) XML
5 18 (15.65%) Ajax
6 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
7 12 (10.43%) XSL
8 11 (9.57%) CSS
9 10 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (4.35%) SOAP
11 4 (3.48%) jQuery
11 4 (3.48%) HTML5
11 4 (3.48%) WinForms
12 3 (2.61%) MFC
13 2 (1.74%) Flash
13 2 (1.74%) WCF
13 2 (1.74%) WPF
13 2 (1.74%) NHibernate
13 2 (1.74%) REST
13 2 (1.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.96%) IPTV
3 4 (3.48%) Firmware
4 3 (2.61%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.61%) Physics
5 1 (0.87%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.87%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.87%) Life Science
5 1 (0.87%) Open Source
5 1 (0.87%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.09%) Linux
2 24 (20.87%) UNIX
3 12 (10.43%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) Android
4 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.87%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.87%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.30%) OO
2 20 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 13 (11.30%) TDD
4 11 (9.57%) Software Testing
5 8 (6.96%) OOD
6 7 (6.09%) Automated Testing
7 6 (5.22%) Multithreading
7 6 (5.22%) Scrum
7 6 (5.22%) MVC
7 6 (5.22%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.48%) Validation
9 4 (3.48%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.61%) Workflow Management
10 3 (2.61%) Regression Testing
10 3 (2.61%) Workflow
10 3 (2.61%) Code Coverage
10 3 (2.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.65%) C++
2 51 (44.35%) C#
3 38 (33.04%) SQL
3 38 (33.04%) Java
4 28 (24.35%) C
5 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.91%) Python
7 12 (10.43%) PHP
8 10 (8.70%) Perl
8 10 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.74%) Tcl
10 2 (1.74%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.74%) VB
10 2 (1.74%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.74%) VB6
10 2 (1.74%) PHP5
10 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.74%) TTCN
11 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (62.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) HL7
2 1 (0.87%) DICOM
2 1 (0.87%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Nagios
1 1 (0.87%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.87%) Puppet
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Oracle
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.61%) Borland
4 2 (1.74%) VMware
4 2 (1.74%) Juniper
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco
5 1 (0.87%) Google
5 1 (0.87%) Atmel
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.87%) Apple
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