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

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 819 846 799
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 55 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.052% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.055% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 43
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
93746 103463 95561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.60% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77976 85693 80410
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +61 36 £55,000 +29.41% 6
North West - 6 £32,000 -
South East +5 5 £50,000 - 1
East of England -5 3 - -
East Midlands +6 2 £33,250 -5.00%
West Midlands -12 2 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 62 (59.05%) Java
2 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.95%) C++
4 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (39.05%) Selenium
6 39 (37.14%) C#
7 37 (35.24%) WebDriver
8 36 (34.29%) MVC
9 31 (29.52%) C
9 31 (29.52%) HTML
9 31 (29.52%) SQL
10 30 (28.57%) .NET
10 30 (28.57%) Cucumber
11 29 (27.62%) CSS
12 28 (26.67%) Eclipse
12 28 (26.67%) Scrum
13 27 (25.71%) JUnit
13 27 (25.71%) QA
13 27 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (24.76%) SDLC
15 25 (23.81%) Degree
15 25 (23.81%) TestNG
16 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
16 24 (22.86%) Test Scripting
17 23 (21.90%) JIRA
17 23 (21.90%) XML
17 23 (21.90%) HTTP
18 22 (20.95%) OO
18 22 (20.95%) E-Commerce
18 22 (20.95%) Maven

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 4 (3.81%) Node.js
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.90%) HTTP
2 9 (8.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) SSL
3 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) VPN
3 2 (1.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
4 1 (0.95%) GSM
4 1 (0.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) MySQL
3 8 (7.62%) OLTP
4 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.81%) Big Data
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) Redis
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (39.05%) Selenium
2 37 (35.24%) WebDriver
3 30 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 28 (26.67%) Eclipse
5 27 (25.71%) JUnit
6 25 (23.81%) TestNG
7 23 (21.90%) JIRA
8 22 (20.95%) Maven
9 21 (20.00%) JBehave
10 20 (19.05%) Ant
11 9 (8.57%) NUnit
12 7 (6.67%) SpecFlow
13 6 (5.71%) FitNesse
13 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
14 5 (4.76%) JSUnit
14 5 (4.76%) Calabash
14 5 (4.76%) Redmine
14 5 (4.76%) jMock
14 5 (4.76%) Subversion
15 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (8.57%) Retail
2 6 (5.71%) Games
3 4 (3.81%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Finance
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.52%) HTML
2 30 (28.57%) .NET
3 29 (27.62%) CSS
4 23 (21.90%) XML
5 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.52%) STL
7 8 (7.62%) Web Services
7 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.62%) Gherkin
8 6 (5.71%) LAMP
9 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.76%) DOM
9 5 (4.76%) J2SE
10 4 (3.81%) jQuery
11 2 (1.90%) J2EE
11 2 (1.90%) JSF
11 2 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.90%) WPF
11 2 (1.90%) GWT
11 2 (1.90%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
1 13 (12.38%) Blog
2 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.90%) GIS
6 2 (1.90%) Photography
6 2 (1.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) Xbox
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.95%) Equities
7 1 (0.95%) STB
7 1 (0.95%) DTV
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) UNIX
2 17 (16.19%) Linux
3 14 (13.33%) Windows
4 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.95%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) MVC
3 28 (26.67%) Scrum
4 27 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (24.76%) SDLC
6 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 24 (22.86%) Test Scripting
7 22 (20.95%) OO
7 22 (20.95%) E-Commerce
7 22 (20.95%) Test Automation
7 22 (20.95%) BDD
8 18 (17.14%) User Stories
9 13 (12.38%) Black-Box Testing
10 12 (11.43%) Regression Testing
11 9 (8.57%) OOD
11 9 (8.57%) DevOps
11 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.67%) Web Application Development
12 7 (6.67%) Software Deployment
12 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.05%) Java
2 43 (40.95%) C++
3 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (37.14%) C#
5 31 (29.52%) C
5 31 (29.52%) SQL
6 21 (20.00%) Python
7 17 (16.19%) Ruby
8 7 (6.67%) Perl
9 5 (4.76%) Assembly Language
9 5 (4.76%) PHP
10 3 (2.86%) VB6
10 3 (2.86%) VC++
10 3 (2.86%) VB
11 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.90%) Groovy
11 2 (1.90%) Lua
12 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (23.81%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.86%) ISEB
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Firmware
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.86%) Tableau
4 2 (1.90%) ESRI
4 2 (1.90%) Websense
4 2 (1.90%) Sophos
4 2 (1.90%) Perforce
4 2 (1.90%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.90%) Lumension
5 1 (0.95%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
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