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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 822 754 815
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 47 75 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.074% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.078% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 39
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -23.52%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 31 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 31 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
(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
South East -7 18 £55,000 +83.33% 3
London -52 16 £62,500 +30.89% 1
East of England -5 8 £39,000 -17.89% 3
East Midlands -10 3 £35,000 - 1
South West -24 1 - -
North East - 1 £27,500 -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 69 (60.53%) Degree
2 63 (55.26%) C++
3 48 (42.11%) C#
4 42 (36.84%) Java
5 39 (34.21%) OO
6 33 (28.95%) SQL
7 31 (27.19%) C
7 31 (27.19%) Linux
8 28 (24.56%) STL
8 28 (24.56%) .NET
9 27 (23.68%) MySQL
9 27 (23.68%) XML
10 26 (22.81%) HTML
11 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
11 25 (21.93%) Software Engineering
12 24 (21.05%) Oracle
12 24 (21.05%) UNIX
13 22 (19.30%) Computer Science
14 21 (18.42%) OLTP
15 17 (14.91%) Ajax
15 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (14.04%) Selenium
16 16 (14.04%) Python
17 15 (13.16%) Multimedia
18 14 (12.28%) Wireless
19 13 (11.40%) XSL
19 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET
19 13 (11.40%) PHP
20 12 (10.53%) Windows
20 12 (10.53%) Microsoft

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (4.39%) IIS
2 2 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) Wireless
2 7 (6.14%) GPRS
2 7 (6.14%) GSM
2 7 (6.14%) UMTS
2 7 (6.14%) LTE
3 6 (5.26%) 3GPP
3 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.63%) 2G
4 3 (2.63%) 3G
4 3 (2.63%) 4G
5 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.75%) VoIP
5 2 (1.75%) IPv4
5 2 (1.75%) IPv6
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) HTTP
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) MySQL
2 21 (18.42%) OLTP
3 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.75%) Big Data
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Selenium
2 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.39%) MSBuild
3 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.51%) Maven
5 3 (2.63%) NUnit
5 3 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.63%) Hudson
6 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.75%) Ant
6 2 (1.75%) JMeter
6 2 (1.75%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.88%) Subversion
7 1 (0.88%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 15 (13.16%) Multimedia
2 8 (7.02%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Games
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) STL
1 28 (24.56%) .NET
2 27 (23.68%) XML
3 26 (22.81%) HTML
4 17 (14.91%) Ajax
5 13 (11.40%) XSL
5 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.02%) CSS
7 7 (6.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (3.51%) WinForms
9 3 (2.63%) SOAP
9 3 (2.63%) MFC
9 3 (2.63%) jQuery
10 2 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.75%) JPA
10 2 (1.75%) Qt
10 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.75%) HTML5
10 2 (1.75%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.02%) IPTV
3 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.75%) Physics
3 2 (1.75%) Open Source
3 2 (1.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.88%) MPEG
4 1 (0.88%) SCADA
4 1 (0.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Linux
2 24 (21.05%) UNIX
3 12 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.63%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) OO
2 25 (21.93%) Software Engineering
3 11 (9.65%) TDD
4 10 (8.77%) Software Testing
5 8 (7.02%) OOD
6 7 (6.14%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 6 (5.26%) Scrum
8 5 (4.39%) MVC
8 5 (4.39%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (3.51%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Validation
9 4 (3.51%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.63%) Workflow Management
10 3 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (2.63%) Workflow
10 3 (2.63%) Regression Testing
10 3 (2.63%) Code Coverage
10 3 (2.63%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (55.26%) C++
2 48 (42.11%) C#
3 42 (36.84%) Java
4 33 (28.95%) SQL
5 31 (27.19%) C
6 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
7 16 (14.04%) Python
8 13 (11.40%) PHP
9 10 (8.77%) T-SQL
10 9 (7.89%) Perl
11 6 (5.26%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.51%) TTCN
12 4 (3.51%) Tcl
13 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.75%) VB
13 2 (1.75%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.75%) VB6
14 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 69 (60.53%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.88%) HL7
2 1 (0.88%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.75%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
1 2 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Oracle
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.75%) Juniper
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco
3 2 (1.75%) VMware
4 1 (0.88%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) Websense
4 1 (0.88%) Borland
4 1 (0.88%) Apple
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazon
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago