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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 828 812 815
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 50 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.052% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.055% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 33
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +18.51%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +14 28 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South West -8 6 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England -2 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South East +3 4 £50,000 +4.16%
North West - 4 £32,750 -
Yorkshire - 3 £44,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £36,500 -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 44 (50.57%) C++
2 43 (49.43%) Java
2 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (42.53%) C#
4 35 (40.23%) Degree
5 33 (37.93%) SQL
6 29 (33.33%) OO
7 28 (32.18%) .NET
7 28 (32.18%) MVC
8 26 (29.89%) JavaScript
9 25 (28.74%) Scrum
9 25 (28.74%) Selenium
10 24 (27.59%) C
11 22 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (21.84%) QA
12 19 (21.84%) Cucumber
12 19 (21.84%) HTML
13 18 (20.69%) MySQL
13 18 (20.69%) BDD
14 17 (19.54%) WebDriver
14 17 (19.54%) Linux
14 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
15 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
16 15 (17.24%) Test Scripting
16 15 (17.24%) Ruby
16 15 (17.24%) XML
16 15 (17.24%) UNIX
17 14 (16.09%) Windows
17 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
17 14 (16.09%) CSS

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (4.60%) Node.js
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Summit
2 1 (1.15%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) HTTP
2 9 (10.34%) Internet
3 4 (4.60%) Wireless
4 1 (1.15%) GSM
4 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) MySQL
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
3 13 (14.94%) OLTP
4 3 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Selenium
2 19 (21.84%) Cucumber
3 17 (19.54%) WebDriver
4 12 (13.79%) JIRA
5 11 (12.64%) Maven
5 11 (12.64%) JBehave
5 11 (12.64%) JUnit
6 10 (11.49%) Eclipse
6 10 (11.49%) Ant
6 10 (11.49%) TestNG
7 9 (10.34%) NUnit
7 9 (10.34%) SpecFlow
8 8 (9.20%) xUnit.net
9 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
10 6 (6.90%) Subversion
10 6 (6.90%) Redmine
11 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.45%) JMeter
12 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
13 1 (1.15%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (8.05%) Retail
2 5 (5.75%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.45%) Electronics
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Games
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) .NET
2 19 (21.84%) HTML
3 15 (17.24%) XML
4 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
4 14 (16.09%) CSS
5 13 (14.94%) STL
6 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.90%) Web Services
8 6 (6.90%) LAMP
9 5 (5.75%) Ajax
9 5 (5.75%) Gherkin
10 4 (4.60%) jQuery
10 4 (4.60%) XSL
11 3 (3.45%) WPF
11 3 (3.45%) HTML5
12 2 (2.30%) WCF
12 2 (2.30%) WinForms
13 1 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.05%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.75%) Blog
5 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.45%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.30%) Open Source
7 2 (2.30%) User Experience
7 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.15%) Physics
8 1 (1.15%) Social Media
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.15%) MPEG
8 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.15%) DTV
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) UNIX
3 14 (16.09%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) OO
3 28 (32.18%) MVC
4 25 (28.74%) Scrum
5 22 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (20.69%) BDD
7 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
8 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
9 15 (17.24%) Test Scripting
10 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.64%) User Stories
11 10 (11.49%) TDD
12 9 (10.34%) OOD
13 8 (9.20%) Web Development
13 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 7 (8.05%) DevOps
14 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
15 6 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
16 5 (5.75%) Black-Box Testing
16 5 (5.75%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) C++
2 43 (49.43%) Java
3 37 (42.53%) C#
4 33 (37.93%) SQL
5 26 (29.89%) JavaScript
6 24 (27.59%) C
7 15 (17.24%) Ruby
8 10 (11.49%) Python
9 8 (9.20%) PHP
10 6 (6.90%) Assembly Language
11 4 (4.60%) Perl
12 3 (3.45%) VB6
12 3 (3.45%) VB
12 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.30%) VC++
14 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (40.23%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) ISEB
2 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.15%) MCAD
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.30%) Tableau
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) IBM
4 1 (1.15%) Borland
4 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.15%) Perforce
4 1 (1.15%) Green Hills
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