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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 830 796 796
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 36 68 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.067% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.070% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 49
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
London +25 20 £52,500 -12.50% 1
East of England -15 8 £42,500 +2.40%
South East -8 3 £30,000 -20.00%
South West -16 2 £32,500 -18.75%
West Midlands -12 1 £39,500 +51.92% 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 61 (66.30%) Degree
2 51 (55.43%) C++
3 48 (52.17%) SQL
4 42 (45.65%) C#
5 30 (32.61%) .NET
6 29 (31.52%) Java
7 27 (29.35%) MySQL
8 26 (28.26%) OO
8 26 (28.26%) HTML
8 26 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (27.17%) STL
9 25 (27.17%) Linux
10 24 (26.09%) C
10 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 23 (25.00%) UNIX
12 20 (21.74%) Oracle
12 20 (21.74%) OLTP
13 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET
14 18 (19.57%) Scrum
15 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
15 17 (18.48%) QA
16 16 (17.39%) XML
16 16 (17.39%) MVC
17 14 (15.22%) Ajax
18 13 (14.13%) CSS
18 13 (14.13%) PHP
18 13 (14.13%) TDD
19 12 (13.04%) Selenium
20 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (7.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) WordPress
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Simulink
1 1 (1.09%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Summit
2 1 (1.09%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Wireless
2 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.35%) MySQL
2 20 (21.74%) OLTP
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) SQLite
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Selenium
2 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.61%) NUnit
5 6 (6.52%) Subversion
5 6 (6.52%) SpecFlow
5 6 (6.52%) xUnit.net
6 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.35%) TestNG
7 4 (4.35%) JUnit
7 4 (4.35%) Redmine
7 4 (4.35%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.17%) Hudson
8 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.17%) JIRA
8 2 (2.17%) Ant
8 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.17%) Maven
8 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (9.78%) Multimedia
2 5 (5.43%) Marketing
2 5 (5.43%) Electronics
3 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Avionics
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.61%) .NET
2 26 (28.26%) HTML
3 25 (27.17%) STL
4 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET
5 16 (17.39%) XML
6 14 (15.22%) Ajax
7 13 (14.13%) CSS
8 10 (10.87%) XSL
9 8 (8.70%) HTML5
10 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (6.52%) jQuery
12 5 (5.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (4.35%) WCF
13 4 (4.35%) WPF
13 4 (4.35%) REST
13 4 (4.35%) CSS3
13 4 (4.35%) SOAP
13 4 (4.35%) Web Services
14 3 (3.26%) WinForms
14 3 (3.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.78%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.35%) Physics
5 4 (4.35%) PDA
6 2 (2.17%) IPTV
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.09%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.09%) MPEG
7 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.09%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.09%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Linux
2 23 (25.00%) UNIX
3 11 (11.96%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.09%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) OO
2 18 (19.57%) Scrum
3 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.39%) MVC
5 13 (14.13%) TDD
6 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.61%) BDD
11 6 (6.52%) Change Control
11 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.52%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.52%) Manual Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.43%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Web Development
13 4 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (4.35%) UML
13 4 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) C++
2 48 (52.17%) SQL
3 42 (45.65%) C#
4 29 (31.52%) Java
5 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 24 (26.09%) C
6 13 (14.13%) PHP
7 8 (8.70%) Python
8 5 (5.43%) Ruby
8 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.35%) PHP5
9 4 (4.35%) Assembly Language
10 3 (3.26%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.26%) Perl
11 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.09%) VBScript
12 1 (1.09%) VB
12 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (66.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.26%) ISEB
2 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.09%) MCAD
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.48%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Oracle
2 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Borland
4 1 (1.09%) Apple
4 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.09%) Atmel
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