The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 117 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2556 2925 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.42% 2.88% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.05% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2179 2549 2971
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software 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
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
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 £26,750 £26,500
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the England region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Software 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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(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
South East -14 673 £42,500 - 101
London -29 545 £52,500 -4.54% 79
East of England 0 454 £42,500 +6.25% 66
South West -10 340 £33,625 -3.92% 79
West Midlands -26 144 £35,000 - 29
Yorkshire -29 142 £40,000 - 21
East Midlands +4 128 £37,500 -5.06% 15
North West -65 95 £37,500 +7.14% 23
North East -17 40 £37,500 +4.16% 9
Midlands +7 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4731 (88.28%) Software Engineering
2 2255 (42.08%) C++
3 2028 (37.84%) C#
4 1947 (36.33%) Java
5 1772 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
6 1733 (32.34%) Degree
7 1433 (26.74%) .NET
8 1421 (26.52%) SQL
9 1374 (25.64%) Linux
10 1291 (24.09%) Computer Science
11 1272 (23.74%) C
12 1194 (22.28%) HTML
13 1145 (21.37%) JavaScript
14 1068 (19.93%) OO
15 964 (17.99%) Windows
16 885 (16.51%) SQL Server
17 756 (14.11%) Finance
18 747 (13.94%) CSS
19 714 (13.32%) Python
20 705 (13.16%) TDD
21 703 (13.12%) Oracle
22 689 (12.86%) ASP.NET
23 687 (12.82%) XML
23 687 (12.82%) Scrum
24 593 (11.07%) Microsoft
25 586 (10.93%) UNIX
26 581 (10.84%) MVC
27 571 (10.65%) Web Services
28 508 (9.48%) Mathematics
29 477 (8.90%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 169 (3.15%) Apache
2 147 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 131 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 126 (2.35%) JBoss
5 97 (1.81%) WebLogic
6 90 (1.68%) Node.js
7 77 (1.44%) IIS
8 69 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 68 (1.27%) CMS
10 57 (1.06%) Apache Solr
11 51 (0.95%) GlassFish
12 43 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
13 40 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
14 35 (0.65%) WordPress
15 33 (0.62%) OpenStack
16 22 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
18 19 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
19 16 (0.30%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 265 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.01%) MS Office
3 40 (0.75%) Simulink
4 22 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.34%) TargetLink
6 16 (0.30%) Stateflow
7 14 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.22%) Maya
8 12 (0.22%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.15%) Blender
10 5 (0.093%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.075%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.056%) MS Project
13 2 (0.037%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.037%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.019%) Mingle
14 1 (0.019%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 33 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.093%) Tridion
4 5 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.056%) LabWindows
6 3 (0.056%) Magento
7 2 (0.037%) Summit
8 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.019%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 99 (1.85%) SaaS
2 68 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 48 (0.90%) GitHub
5 21 (0.39%) PaaS
6 18 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.17%) Force.com
8 8 (0.15%) Basecamp
9 6 (0.11%) IaaS
10 5 (0.093%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.056%) Heroku
11 3 (0.056%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.056%) Office 365
12 2 (0.037%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.019%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 231 (4.31%) TCP/IP
2 160 (2.99%) Internet
3 121 (2.26%) HTTP
4 109 (2.03%) Wireless
5 75 (1.40%) SSL
6 72 (1.34%) Ethernet
7 57 (1.06%) GSM
8 39 (0.73%) RTP
9 36 (0.67%) LTE
10 31 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
11 29 (0.54%) SMS
12 28 (0.52%) VoIP
13 26 (0.49%) GPRS
14 25 (0.47%) UMTS
15 22 (0.41%) Broadband
16 21 (0.39%) Firewall
17 20 (0.37%) Network Security
17 20 (0.37%) Bluetooth
17 20 (0.37%) FTP
17 20 (0.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 338 (6.31%) MySQL
3 258 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 239 (4.46%) Big Data
5 137 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 133 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 125 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 117 (2.18%) MongoDB
9 107 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 101 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
11 77 (1.44%) Oracle Database
12 76 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 71 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 61 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 59 (1.10%) OLTP
16 55 (1.03%) DB2
17 43 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 43 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
18 37 (0.69%) Redis
19 34 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 396 (7.39%) Subversion
2 369 (6.89%) Visual Studio
3 326 (6.08%) Git (software)
4 251 (4.68%) Eclipse
5 209 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 200 (3.73%) Selenium
7 172 (3.21%) Maven
8 160 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 142 (2.65%) Hudson
10 135 (2.52%) JUnit
11 112 (2.09%) JIRA
12 109 (2.03%) NUnit
13 83 (1.55%) Ant
14 55 (1.03%) Bugzilla
15 53 (0.99%) JDeveloper
15 53 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 52 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
17 50 (0.93%) Xcode
18 48 (0.90%) Cucumber
19 41 (0.77%) ClearCase
General
1 756 (14.11%) Finance
2 313 (5.84%) Electronics
3 272 (5.08%) Games
4 254 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 153 (2.86%) Banking
6 140 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 132 (2.46%) Aerospace
8 110 (2.05%) Automotive
9 88 (1.64%) Military
10 82 (1.53%) Retail
11 75 (1.40%) Marketing
12 54 (1.01%) Publishing
13 48 (0.90%) French Language
14 47 (0.88%) Multimedia
15 30 (0.56%) Investment Banking
16 27 (0.50%) Front Office
17 25 (0.47%) Advertising
18 22 (0.41%) Law
18 22 (0.41%) Legal
19 19 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1433 (26.74%) .NET
2 1194 (22.28%) HTML
3 747 (13.94%) CSS
4 689 (12.86%) ASP.NET
5 687 (12.82%) XML
6 571 (10.65%) Web Services
7 443 (8.27%) HTML5
8 425 (7.93%) Spring
9 402 (7.50%) J2EE
10 380 (7.09%) jQuery
11 303 (5.65%) WCF
12 280 (5.22%) WPF
13 266 (4.96%) .NET Framework
14 237 (4.42%) Ajax
15 232 (4.33%) SOAP
16 223 (4.16%) CSS3
17 222 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
18 201 (3.75%) REST
19 198 (3.69%) Hibernate
20 184 (3.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1291 (24.09%) Computer Science
2 508 (9.48%) Mathematics
3 399 (7.45%) Algorithms
4 339 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 284 (5.30%) Open Source
6 220 (4.11%) Physics
7 204 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
8 195 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
9 174 (3.25%) User Experience
10 156 (2.91%) Mobile App
11 130 (2.43%) Data Structures
12 118 (2.20%) Device Driver
13 105 (1.96%) Client/Server
14 101 (1.88%) 3D Graphics
15 52 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 50 (0.93%) Management Information System
17 49 (0.91%) N-Tier
18 46 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
19 45 (0.84%) Visualisation
20 40 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1374 (25.64%) Linux
2 964 (17.99%) Windows
3 586 (10.93%) UNIX
4 296 (5.52%) Android
5 175 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 113 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
7 43 (0.80%) Solaris
7 43 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 40 (0.75%) Windows CE
9 28 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (0.47%) AIX
11 23 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (0.43%) Windows Phone
12 17 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 16 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.30%) VxWorks
14 15 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.26%) Debian
16 13 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4731 (88.28%) Software Engineering
2 1772 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
3 1068 (19.93%) OO
4 705 (13.16%) TDD
5 687 (12.82%) Scrum
6 581 (10.84%) MVC
7 477 (8.90%) Multithreading
8 392 (7.31%) Unit Testing
9 346 (6.46%) OOD
10 345 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
11 330 (6.16%) UML
12 312 (5.82%) OOP
13 234 (4.37%) E-Commerce
14 217 (4.05%) BDD
15 215 (4.01%) Automated Testing
16 207 (3.86%) Web Development
17 200 (3.73%) Software Testing
18 189 (3.53%) SOA
19 176 (3.28%) Mentoring
20 156 (2.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2255 (42.08%) C++
2 2028 (37.84%) C#
3 1947 (36.33%) Java
4 1421 (26.52%) SQL
5 1272 (23.74%) C
6 1145 (21.37%) JavaScript
7 714 (13.32%) Python
8 339 (6.33%) PHP
9 230 (4.29%) Perl
10 228 (4.25%) Embedded C
11 181 (3.38%) Ruby
12 177 (3.30%) VB.NET
13 151 (2.82%) Embedded C++
14 132 (2.46%) VB
15 131 (2.44%) Scala
16 123 (2.30%) Objective-C
17 119 (2.22%) T-SQL
18 115 (2.15%) Bash Shell
19 102 (1.90%) PL/SQL
20 89 (1.66%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1733 (32.34%) Degree
2 265 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 140 (2.61%) PhD
4 120 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 83 (1.55%) ISEB
6 69 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 62 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 28 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (0.34%) HND
11 13 (0.24%) HNC
12 10 (0.19%) BC Cleared
13 7 (0.13%) MCP
13 7 (0.13%) MCSD
13 7 (0.13%) CISSP
13 7 (0.13%) CSSLP
14 6 (0.11%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.093%) MCSE
15 5 (0.093%) CCA
16 4 (0.075%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (6.33%) QA
2 109 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.56%) ISO 9000
4 24 (0.45%) DO-178B
5 21 (0.39%) TickIT
6 19 (0.35%) SLA
7 16 (0.30%) IEC 61508
7 16 (0.30%) JTAG
8 14 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.24%) GAMP
10 12 (0.22%) WAI
11 11 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 4 (0.075%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.075%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.037%) Data Quality
System Software
1 115 (2.15%) Firmware
2 40 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.37%) KVM
5 19 (0.35%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.22%) Xen
8 11 (0.21%) OpenSIPS
8 11 (0.21%) QEMU
9 10 (0.19%) XenServer
10 7 (0.13%) vSphere
11 5 (0.093%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.075%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.075%) UAG
12 4 (0.075%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.056%) NFS
13 3 (0.056%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.056%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 48 (0.90%) Puppet
2 40 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (0.093%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.093%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.093%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.075%) Hyperic
6 4 (0.075%) StatsD
6 4 (0.075%) SCCM
6 4 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.056%) Nagios
7 3 (0.056%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.056%) AppDNA
7 3 (0.056%) Ansible
8 2 (0.037%) Oozie
8 2 (0.037%) logstash
8 2 (0.037%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.037%) Kibana
8 2 (0.037%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 703 (13.12%) Oracle
2 593 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 102 (1.90%) Google
4 60 (1.12%) VMware
5 46 (0.86%) IBM
6 44 (0.82%) Sybase
7 39 (0.73%) Facebook
8 38 (0.71%) Perforce
9 37 (0.69%) Zend
10 34 (0.63%) Adobe
11 33 (0.62%) Twitter
12 31 (0.58%) Cisco
12 31 (0.58%) Citrix
13 27 (0.50%) SAP
14 26 (0.49%) TOWER Software
15 24 (0.45%) HP
15 24 (0.45%) Red Hat
16 23 (0.43%) MKS
17 21 (0.39%) Sitecore
18 20 (0.37%) Borland
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dartford, Kent
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Hands on training!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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