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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 809 828 810
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 58 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.058% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.062% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 34
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
98068 105382 98299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.59% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 81012 86409 82717
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +43 31 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North West - 7 £32,000 -
East of England +1 5 - - 1
South East -5 5 £50,000 +4.16% 1
South West -7 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £44,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £33,250 -
West Midlands -16 1 £35,000 -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 53 (54.08%) Java
2 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (42.86%) C++
4 41 (41.84%) C#
5 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
6 34 (34.69%) Selenium
7 33 (33.67%) SQL
8 32 (32.65%) .NET
8 32 (32.65%) C
8 32 (32.65%) MVC
9 29 (29.59%) Degree
10 28 (28.57%) WebDriver
10 28 (28.57%) Cucumber
10 28 (28.57%) Scrum
10 28 (28.57%) HTML
11 26 (26.53%) OO
11 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (25.51%) CSS
13 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
14 23 (23.47%) QA
14 23 (23.47%) Eclipse
15 22 (22.45%) JUnit
16 21 (21.43%) TestNG
16 21 (21.43%) Test Scripting
17 20 (20.41%) BDD
17 20 (20.41%) XML
18 19 (19.39%) JIRA
18 19 (19.39%) Ruby
19 18 (18.37%) Software Engineering
19 18 (18.37%) MySQL

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.08%) Node.js
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.02%) WordPress
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) LabWindows
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.02%) Summit
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) HTTP
2 10 (10.20%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (1.02%) GSM
4 1 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) MySQL
2 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.20%) OLTP
4 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.08%) Big Data
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (34.69%) Selenium
2 28 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 28 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 23 (23.47%) Eclipse
4 22 (22.45%) JUnit
5 21 (21.43%) TestNG
6 19 (19.39%) JIRA
7 17 (17.35%) Maven
7 17 (17.35%) JBehave
8 16 (16.33%) Ant
9 12 (12.24%) NUnit
10 10 (10.20%) SpecFlow
11 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
12 6 (6.12%) Redmine
12 6 (6.12%) xUnit.net
12 6 (6.12%) Subversion
12 6 (6.12%) FitNesse
13 5 (5.10%) jMock
13 5 (5.10%) JSUnit
13 5 (5.10%) Calabash
General
1 7 (7.14%) Retail
2 6 (6.12%) Games
3 4 (4.08%) Legal
3 4 (4.08%) Electronics
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Finance
4 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.04%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Publishing
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) .NET
2 28 (28.57%) HTML
3 25 (25.51%) CSS
4 20 (20.41%) XML
5 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.22%) STL
7 10 (10.20%) Gherkin
8 8 (8.16%) Web Services
9 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (6.12%) LAMP
10 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.10%) DOM
11 5 (5.10%) J2SE
12 4 (4.08%) jQuery
13 3 (3.06%) HTML5
13 3 (3.06%) Ajax
14 2 (2.04%) Dojo
14 2 (2.04%) WPF
14 2 (2.04%) JSF
14 2 (2.04%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.18%) Blog
4 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.12%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.08%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.06%) Open Source
6 3 (3.06%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.06%) User Experience
7 2 (2.04%) GIS
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.02%) Equities
8 1 (1.02%) STB
8 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.02%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) UNIX
2 16 (16.33%) Linux
3 15 (15.31%) Windows
4 3 (3.06%) Android
4 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.02%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.02%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) MVC
3 28 (28.57%) Scrum
4 26 (26.53%) OO
4 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
6 21 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 20 (20.41%) BDD
8 18 (18.37%) Software Engineering
8 18 (18.37%) E-Commerce
9 15 (15.31%) User Stories
10 9 (9.18%) Black-Box Testing
10 9 (9.18%) TDD
11 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.16%) OOD
11 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.14%) DevOps
12 7 (7.14%) Web Application Development
12 7 (7.14%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.08%) Java
2 42 (42.86%) C++
3 41 (41.84%) C#
4 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
5 33 (33.67%) SQL
6 32 (32.65%) C
7 19 (19.39%) Ruby
8 17 (17.35%) Python
9 8 (8.16%) Perl
10 6 (6.12%) PHP
10 6 (6.12%) Assembly Language
11 4 (4.08%) VB6
11 4 (4.08%) VB
12 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.06%) VC++
13 2 (2.04%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.04%) Lua
14 1 (1.02%) Groovy
14 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (29.59%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.08%) ISEB
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.47%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Firmware
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.06%) Tableau
4 2 (2.04%) Lumension
4 2 (2.04%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.04%) Sophos
4 2 (2.04%) ESRI
4 2 (2.04%) Perforce
4 2 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
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