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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 821 803 789
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 67 54 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.052% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.055% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 72
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104811 98073 111210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.73% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85812 82508 96017
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England -10 23 £40,000 +6.66% 2
London -51 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South East 0 16 £48,000 +9.09% 2
South West -4 5 £40,000 +23.07%
North East -6 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Software Development Engineer
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Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 68 (57.14%) C++
2 66 (55.46%) Degree
3 46 (38.66%) Linux
4 44 (36.97%) OO
5 43 (36.13%) SQL
6 41 (34.45%) C#
6 41 (34.45%) Java
7 33 (27.73%) MySQL
8 30 (25.21%) C
9 29 (24.37%) .NET
10 28 (23.53%) UNIX
10 28 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 26 (21.85%) Oracle
12 25 (21.01%) PHP
12 25 (21.01%) STL
12 25 (21.01%) Python
12 25 (21.01%) Computer Science
13 23 (19.33%) XML
14 21 (17.65%) OLTP
15 20 (16.81%) Windows
15 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
16 18 (15.13%) HTML
17 17 (14.29%) TDD
18 15 (12.61%) Multimedia
18 15 (12.61%) Ajax
18 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET
19 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
19 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
19 14 (11.76%) OOD
19 14 (11.76%) Wireless

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (8.40%) Apache
2 8 (6.72%) IIS
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 14 (11.76%) Wireless
2 8 (6.72%) GPRS
2 8 (6.72%) GSM
2 8 (6.72%) UMTS
2 8 (6.72%) LTE
3 7 (5.88%) HTTP
4 6 (5.04%) SSL
4 6 (5.04%) 3GPP
5 5 (4.20%) VoIP
6 4 (3.36%) MPLS
6 4 (3.36%) VPN
7 3 (2.52%) 4G
7 3 (2.52%) WAN
7 3 (2.52%) LAN
7 3 (2.52%) 3G
7 3 (2.52%) Internet
7 3 (2.52%) 2G
8 2 (1.68%) IPsec
9 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) MySQL
2 21 (17.65%) OLTP
3 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Maven
1 10 (8.40%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.56%) Selenium
3 8 (6.72%) Ant
3 8 (6.72%) Hudson
4 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.20%) JMeter
6 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.68%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.84%) GCC
8 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (12.61%) Multimedia
2 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Finance
5 1 (0.84%) Avionics
5 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.84%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.37%) .NET
2 25 (21.01%) STL
3 23 (19.33%) XML
4 18 (15.13%) HTML
5 15 (12.61%) Ajax
5 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET
6 9 (7.56%) XSL
7 6 (5.04%) Web Services
8 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.20%) CSS
8 5 (4.20%) MFC
9 4 (3.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (2.52%) WPF
10 3 (2.52%) Qt
10 3 (2.52%) WinForms
11 2 (1.68%) Spring
11 2 (1.68%) JSF
11 2 (1.68%) SOAP
11 2 (1.68%) Struts
11 2 (1.68%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.01%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.72%) Open Source
3 7 (5.88%) IPTV
4 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.84%) SCADA
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) Physics
5 1 (0.84%) Life Science
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) Firmware
5 1 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.66%) Linux
2 28 (23.53%) UNIX
3 20 (16.81%) Windows
4 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.52%) Android
5 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) OO
2 28 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 17 (14.29%) TDD
4 14 (11.76%) OOD
5 11 (9.24%) Scrum
6 10 (8.40%) Software Testing
7 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.72%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.72%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.88%) OOP
9 7 (5.88%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.04%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.20%) BDD
11 5 (4.20%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.20%) MVC
11 5 (4.20%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.36%) UML
12 4 (3.36%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.36%) Software Architecture
13 3 (2.52%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.14%) C++
2 43 (36.13%) SQL
3 41 (34.45%) C#
3 41 (34.45%) Java
4 30 (25.21%) C
5 25 (21.01%) PHP
5 25 (21.01%) Python
6 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.40%) VB
8 9 (7.56%) Perl
9 8 (6.72%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
11 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.20%) TTCN
12 5 (4.20%) Tcl
13 4 (3.36%) VC++
14 3 (2.52%) Pascal
14 3 (2.52%) Delphi
15 2 (1.68%) VB6
15 2 (1.68%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 66 (55.46%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) HL7
2 1 (0.84%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Nagios
1 8 (6.72%) ZABBIX
1 8 (6.72%) Puppet
1 8 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (21.85%) Oracle
2 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.88%) VMware
4 6 (5.04%) Websense
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.20%) Cisco
6 2 (1.68%) Zend
7 1 (0.84%) Intel
7 1 (0.84%) Juniper
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