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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 826 848 783
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 52 49 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.045% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.047% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 54
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +53.84%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
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 31 July 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 July 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 +57 44 £55,000 -12.00% 5
South East -12 5 £38,750 -29.54% 2
East of England -3 1 £57,500 +47.43% 1
North West - 1 £23,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 77 (69.37%) Java
2 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (49.55%) Selenium
4 54 (48.65%) WebDriver
5 48 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 41 (36.94%) MVC
7 39 (35.14%) HTML
7 39 (35.14%) QA
8 38 (34.23%) Eclipse
9 37 (33.33%) C++
9 37 (33.33%) JUnit
9 37 (33.33%) CSS
9 37 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 36 (32.43%) SDLC
11 35 (31.53%) TestNG
12 34 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (30.63%) Maven
12 34 (30.63%) Scrum
13 33 (29.73%) HTTP
13 33 (29.73%) JIRA
13 33 (29.73%) Test Scripting
14 32 (28.83%) E-Commerce
14 32 (28.83%) XML
15 30 (27.03%) Ant
15 30 (27.03%) JBehave
16 29 (26.13%) BDD
16 29 (26.13%) C#
17 28 (25.23%) User Stories
18 27 (24.32%) Blog
18 27 (24.32%) Black-Box Testing

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.60%) Node.js
2 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (1.80%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) HTTP
2 6 (5.41%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) VPN
4 2 (1.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) GSM
5 1 (0.90%) SMTP
5 1 (0.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) MySQL
3 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.50%) Big Data
4 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) OLTP
4 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (49.55%) Selenium
2 54 (48.65%) WebDriver
3 38 (34.23%) Eclipse
4 37 (33.33%) JUnit
4 37 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 35 (31.53%) TestNG
6 34 (30.63%) Maven
7 33 (29.73%) JIRA
8 30 (27.03%) Ant
8 30 (27.03%) JBehave
9 6 (5.41%) NUnit
10 5 (4.50%) JSUnit
10 5 (4.50%) Calabash
10 5 (4.50%) FitNesse
10 5 (4.50%) jMock
11 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.70%) ClearCase
13 2 (1.80%) JMeter
13 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (8.11%) Retail
2 6 (5.41%) Games
3 5 (4.50%) Finance
4 4 (3.60%) Electronics
4 4 (3.60%) Publishing
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Front Office
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.14%) HTML
2 37 (33.33%) CSS
3 32 (28.83%) XML
4 24 (21.62%) .NET
5 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.01%) STL
7 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.31%) Web Services
9 5 (4.50%) DOM
9 5 (4.50%) J2SE
9 5 (4.50%) LAMP
9 5 (4.50%) Gherkin
9 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.70%) J2EE
10 3 (2.70%) HTML5
11 2 (1.80%) GWT
11 2 (1.80%) jQuery
11 2 (1.80%) Dojo
11 2 (1.80%) JSF
11 2 (1.80%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Blog
2 15 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.31%) Data Structures
4 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.50%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.60%) Photography
6 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.70%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.80%) GIS
9 1 (0.90%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.90%) Equities
9 1 (0.90%) STB
9 1 (0.90%) Statistics
9 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.90%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Linux
2 19 (17.12%) UNIX
3 13 (11.71%) Windows
4 6 (5.41%) Android
5 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.90%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.94%) MVC
3 36 (32.43%) SDLC
4 34 (30.63%) Scrum
4 34 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (29.73%) Test Scripting
6 32 (28.83%) E-Commerce
7 29 (26.13%) BDD
8 28 (25.23%) User Stories
9 27 (24.32%) Black-Box Testing
10 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
11 19 (17.12%) Regression Testing
11 19 (17.12%) Test Automation
12 16 (14.41%) OO
13 10 (9.01%) OOD
14 9 (8.11%) DevOps
14 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
15 7 (6.31%) Web Application Development
15 7 (6.31%) Software Deployment
15 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (69.37%) Java
2 48 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 37 (33.33%) C++
4 29 (26.13%) C#
5 26 (23.42%) C
5 26 (23.42%) SQL
6 25 (22.52%) Python
7 9 (8.11%) Ruby
7 9 (8.11%) Perl
8 3 (2.70%) PHP
9 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.80%) VB
9 2 (1.80%) Lua
9 2 (1.80%) Groovy
9 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.80%) VC++
9 2 (1.80%) VB6
10 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ISEB
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (35.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Firmware
2 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.70%) Websense
3 3 (2.70%) Tableau
4 2 (1.80%) Lumension
4 2 (1.80%) Google
4 2 (1.80%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.80%) ESRI
4 2 (1.80%) Perforce
4 2 (1.80%) Sophos
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) DevExpress
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