The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 831 779 790
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 55 69 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.068% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.072% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 54
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103008 96405 105410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.35% 94.40% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85094 81003 91215
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Software Development Engineer
UK

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 10 July 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 10 July 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
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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
South East -11 23 £50,000 +60.00% 3
London -58 16 £62,500 +31.57% 1
East of England -8 12 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East Midlands - 2 £34,500 - 1
West Midlands 0 1 £35,000 +3.70%
North East - 1 - -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 70 (58.82%) Degree
2 67 (56.30%) C++
3 45 (37.82%) C#
4 44 (36.97%) Java
5 41 (34.45%) OO
6 38 (31.93%) Linux
7 34 (28.57%) SQL
7 34 (28.57%) C
8 32 (26.89%) MySQL
9 27 (22.69%) UNIX
9 27 (22.69%) STL
9 27 (22.69%) XML
9 27 (22.69%) Software Engineering
10 26 (21.85%) Oracle
11 24 (20.17%) .NET
12 23 (19.33%) HTML
12 23 (19.33%) Computer Science
13 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
13 22 (18.49%) Python
13 22 (18.49%) OLTP
14 18 (15.13%) PHP
15 17 (14.29%) Multimedia
15 17 (14.29%) Ajax
16 16 (13.45%) Wireless
17 15 (12.61%) Selenium
17 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (11.76%) Windows
19 13 (10.92%) XSL
19 13 (10.92%) QA
20 12 (10.08%) TDD

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 8 (6.72%) IIS
2 5 (4.20%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) Wireless
2 8 (6.72%) LTE
2 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.72%) GPRS
2 8 (6.72%) GSM
2 8 (6.72%) UMTS
3 6 (5.04%) 3GPP
3 6 (5.04%) HTTP
4 4 (3.36%) SSL
5 3 (2.52%) Internet
5 3 (2.52%) 3G
5 3 (2.52%) 2G
5 3 (2.52%) 4G
6 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.68%) DNS
6 2 (1.68%) IPv4
6 2 (1.68%) IPv6
6 2 (1.68%) VoIP
7 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.89%) MySQL
2 22 (18.49%) OLTP
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Selenium
2 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.88%) Maven
3 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.20%) Ant
4 5 (4.20%) Hudson
5 4 (3.36%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.52%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.52%) NUnit
7 2 (1.68%) JMeter
7 2 (1.68%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
General
1 17 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
3 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.36%) Games
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.69%) STL
1 27 (22.69%) XML
2 24 (20.17%) .NET
3 23 (19.33%) HTML
4 17 (14.29%) Ajax
5 13 (10.92%) XSL
6 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.20%) CSS
7 5 (4.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (3.36%) WinForms
9 3 (2.52%) MFC
10 2 (1.68%) SOAP
10 2 (1.68%) jQuery
10 2 (1.68%) JPA
10 2 (1.68%) Qt
10 2 (1.68%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.68%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.88%) IPTV
3 5 (4.20%) Open Source
4 2 (1.68%) Firmware
4 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.68%) Physics
5 1 (0.84%) Life Science
5 1 (0.84%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.84%) SCADA
5 1 (0.84%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.93%) Linux
2 27 (22.69%) UNIX
3 14 (11.76%) Windows
4 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) OO
2 27 (22.69%) Software Engineering
3 12 (10.08%) TDD
4 10 (8.40%) Software Testing
5 9 (7.56%) Scrum
6 8 (6.72%) OOD
7 7 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.04%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.04%) DevOps
9 5 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.36%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.36%) MVC
10 4 (3.36%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.36%) Performance Testing
10 4 (3.36%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.36%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (2.52%) User Stories
11 3 (2.52%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.52%) Regression Testing
11 3 (2.52%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (56.30%) C++
2 45 (37.82%) C#
3 44 (36.97%) Java
4 34 (28.57%) C
4 34 (28.57%) SQL
5 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 22 (18.49%) Python
6 18 (15.13%) PHP
7 8 (6.72%) Perl
7 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.20%) Tcl
9 5 (4.20%) TTCN
9 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.68%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.68%) VB6
10 2 (1.68%) VB
11 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.84%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 70 (58.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) HL7
2 1 (0.84%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Nagios
1 5 (4.20%) ZABBIX
1 5 (4.20%) Puppet
1 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (21.85%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.36%) Websense
4 4 (3.36%) VMware
5 2 (1.68%) Juniper
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco
6 1 (0.84%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) Apple
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