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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 110 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2659 2876 3200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.68% 2.90% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 3.07% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2504 2791
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
94041 93776 95543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.45% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78141 76271 81456
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
South East +10 767 £40,000 -5.88% 143
London -57 614 £52,500 - 80
East of England +3 445 £42,500 +6.25% 75
South West -6 324 £40,000 +5.34% 63
North West -13 149 £37,500 - 31
Yorkshire -27 147 £40,000 - 21
West Midlands -4 116 £40,000 +3.89% 18
East Midlands -20 82 £40,000 +6.66% 32
North East -4 31 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4743 (87.59%) Software Engineering
2 2245 (41.46%) C++
3 2094 (38.67%) C#
4 1916 (35.38%) Java
5 1798 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
6 1690 (31.21%) Degree
7 1534 (28.33%) .NET
8 1453 (26.83%) SQL
9 1416 (26.15%) Linux
10 1312 (24.23%) JavaScript
11 1257 (23.21%) C
12 1151 (21.26%) OO
13 1149 (21.22%) Computer Science
14 1114 (20.57%) HTML
15 1016 (18.76%) Windows
16 869 (16.05%) SQL Server
17 833 (15.38%) Python
18 760 (14.04%) CSS
19 753 (13.91%) XML
20 712 (13.15%) ASP.NET
21 678 (12.52%) MVC
22 657 (12.13%) TDD
23 635 (11.73%) Microsoft
24 624 (11.52%) Scrum
25 619 (11.43%) Finance
26 580 (10.71%) Oracle
27 569 (10.51%) Web Services
28 549 (10.14%) UNIX
29 482 (8.90%) jQuery
30 473 (8.73%) Mathematics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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
1 170 (3.14%) Tomcat
2 167 (3.08%) Node.js
3 154 (2.84%) Apache
4 142 (2.62%) WebSphere
5 128 (2.36%) JBoss
6 106 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 102 (1.88%) IIS
8 86 (1.59%) SharePoint
9 73 (1.35%) CMS
10 51 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
11 47 (0.87%) GlassFish
12 46 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
13 36 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 34 (0.63%) Apache Solr
15 28 (0.52%) WordPress
16 21 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (0.39%) Drupal
17 16 (0.30%) nginx
18 15 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
18 15 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 298 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 64 (1.18%) Simulink
3 52 (0.96%) MS Office
4 30 (0.55%) TargetLink
5 21 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.22%) Stateflow
8 6 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.092%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.074%) Maya
10 4 (0.074%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.055%) Blender
11 3 (0.055%) MS Project
12 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.037%) Mingle
13 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.018%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.018%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 35 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.092%) IntelliMatch
4 5 (0.092%) SAP PM
4 5 (0.092%) SAP MRS
4 5 (0.092%) LabWindows
5 4 (0.074%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.074%) Tridion
6 3 (0.055%) Summit
7 1 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.018%) HFM
7 1 (0.018%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 92 (1.70%) SaaS
2 80 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (0.50%) GitHub
6 25 (0.46%) PaaS
7 13 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.17%) IaaS
9 7 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.092%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.055%) HP Helion
12 2 (0.037%) Force.com
12 2 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.037%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.018%) Office 365
13 1 (0.018%) Heroku
13 1 (0.018%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 252 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 180 (3.32%) Internet
3 122 (2.25%) Ethernet
4 121 (2.23%) Wireless
5 119 (2.20%) HTTP
6 41 (0.76%) LDAP
7 39 (0.72%) Network Security
8 37 (0.68%) ZigBee
9 34 (0.63%) Bluetooth
10 33 (0.61%) GSM
11 32 (0.59%) Firewall
12 28 (0.52%) SNMP
13 27 (0.50%) Profibus
14 24 (0.44%) MPLS
14 24 (0.44%) Modbus
15 23 (0.42%) Broadband
15 23 (0.42%) GPRS
15 23 (0.42%) LTE
16 22 (0.41%) LAN
16 22 (0.41%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 869 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 351 (6.48%) MySQL
3 296 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 186 (3.43%) Big Data
5 154 (2.84%) RDBMS
6 142 (2.62%) NoSQL
7 125 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 124 (2.29%) MongoDB
9 108 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 80 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 68 (1.26%) Hadoop
12 61 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 57 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 52 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
14 52 (0.96%) Redis
15 48 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 32 (0.59%) DB2
17 29 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (0.52%) SQLite
19 27 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 334 (6.17%) Subversion
2 328 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 287 (5.30%) Visual Studio
4 253 (4.67%) Selenium
5 213 (3.93%) Eclipse
6 189 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 172 (3.18%) Maven
8 160 (2.95%) JUnit
9 158 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 155 (2.86%) JIRA
11 124 (2.29%) NUnit
12 96 (1.77%) WebDriver
13 66 (1.22%) Bugzilla
14 63 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 58 (1.07%) Ant
15 58 (1.07%) Hudson
16 55 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 54 (1.00%) SoapUI
18 51 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
19 46 (0.85%) NetBeans
General
1 619 (11.43%) Finance
2 318 (5.87%) Electronics
3 261 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 145 (2.68%) Banking
5 143 (2.64%) Retail
6 125 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 124 (2.29%) Automotive
8 121 (2.23%) Aerospace
9 119 (2.20%) Games
10 118 (2.18%) Marketing
11 55 (1.02%) Military
12 53 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 51 (0.94%) Advertising
14 44 (0.81%) French Language
15 33 (0.61%) Law
16 31 (0.57%) Publishing
17 22 (0.41%) Legal
18 19 (0.35%) Front Office
19 18 (0.33%) Multimedia
20 12 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1534 (28.33%) .NET
2 1114 (20.57%) HTML
3 760 (14.04%) CSS
4 753 (13.91%) XML
5 712 (13.15%) ASP.NET
6 569 (10.51%) Web Services
7 482 (8.90%) jQuery
8 472 (8.72%) HTML5
9 439 (8.11%) Spring
10 420 (7.76%) J2EE
11 367 (6.78%) WPF
12 348 (6.43%) WCF
13 271 (5.00%) Ajax
14 265 (4.89%) SOAP
15 252 (4.65%) REST
16 248 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 242 (4.47%) JSON
18 229 (4.23%) .NET Framework
19 204 (3.77%) AngularJS
20 196 (3.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1149 (21.22%) Computer Science
2 473 (8.73%) Mathematics
3 364 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 353 (6.52%) Algorithms
5 338 (6.24%) Open Source
6 237 (4.38%) Embedded Systems
7 203 (3.75%) Physics
8 178 (3.29%) User Experience
9 177 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
10 163 (3.01%) Mobile App
11 119 (2.20%) Device Driver
12 107 (1.98%) Client/Server
12 107 (1.98%) Data Structures
13 73 (1.35%) Visualisation
14 63 (1.16%) Management Information System
15 52 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
16 49 (0.90%) Social Media
17 43 (0.79%) Internet of Things
18 34 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
18 34 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1416 (26.15%) Linux
2 1016 (18.76%) Windows
3 549 (10.14%) UNIX
4 314 (5.80%) Android
5 196 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
7 43 (0.79%) Solaris
8 36 (0.66%) VxWorks
9 34 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 32 (0.59%) Windows CE
12 29 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (0.48%) AIX
13 26 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.41%) CentOS
15 20 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (0.31%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
17 12 (0.22%) HPUX
17 12 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4743 (87.59%) Software Engineering
2 1798 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1151 (21.26%) OO
4 678 (12.52%) MVC
5 657 (12.13%) TDD
6 624 (11.52%) Scrum
7 463 (8.55%) Multithreading
8 458 (8.46%) OOD
9 444 (8.20%) UML
10 380 (7.02%) Unit Testing
11 332 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
12 321 (5.93%) OOP
13 259 (4.78%) Automated Testing
14 253 (4.67%) Web Development
15 241 (4.45%) Test Automation
16 203 (3.75%) BDD
17 202 (3.73%) Software Testing
18 196 (3.62%) Analytics
19 190 (3.51%) E-Commerce
20 183 (3.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2245 (41.46%) C++
2 2094 (38.67%) C#
3 1916 (35.38%) Java
4 1453 (26.83%) SQL
5 1312 (24.23%) JavaScript
6 1257 (23.21%) C
7 833 (15.38%) Python
8 370 (6.83%) PHP
9 298 (5.50%) Embedded C
10 267 (4.93%) Ruby
11 221 (4.08%) Perl
12 208 (3.84%) Embedded C++
13 150 (2.77%) VB.NET
14 147 (2.71%) MATLAB
15 133 (2.46%) T-SQL
16 121 (2.23%) Objective-C
17 117 (2.16%) VB
18 113 (2.09%) PL/SQL
19 94 (1.74%) Assembly Language
20 90 (1.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1690 (31.21%) Degree
2 295 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 182 (3.36%) PhD
4 167 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 116 (2.14%) VCP4
6 87 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 74 (1.37%) ISEB
8 69 (1.27%) ISTQB
9 34 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 24 (0.44%) HND
12 14 (0.26%) OCPJP
12 14 (0.26%) OCMJD
13 11 (0.20%) HNC
14 9 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
15 7 (0.13%) MCP
16 5 (0.092%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.092%) Postgraduate
17 4 (0.074%) MCTS
17 4 (0.074%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 450 (8.31%) QA
2 82 (1.51%) ISO 9001
3 46 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.68%) JTAG
5 19 (0.35%) DO-178B
6 18 (0.33%) SLA
7 17 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.30%) IEC 61508
9 13 (0.24%) ISO 9000
10 10 (0.18%) TickIT
10 10 (0.18%) GAMP
11 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 4 (0.074%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.055%) WAI
14 1 (0.018%) DO-254
14 1 (0.018%) ARP4754
14 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 160 (2.95%) Firmware
2 60 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 40 (0.74%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.31%) KVM
6 15 (0.28%) Xen
6 15 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.20%) QEMU
7 11 (0.20%) NFS
7 11 (0.20%) XenServer
8 8 (0.15%) Docker
8 8 (0.15%) Varnish
9 7 (0.13%) vSphere
9 7 (0.13%) qmail
10 5 (0.092%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.055%) LXC
12 3 (0.055%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.037%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 51 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (0.87%) Puppet
3 19 (0.35%) Nagios
4 17 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.22%) OpenNMS
6 9 (0.17%) Ansible
7 7 (0.13%) yum
7 7 (0.13%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.13%) Zenoss
8 6 (0.11%) MOM
8 6 (0.11%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.055%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.055%) Control-M
10 2 (0.037%) OPNET
10 2 (0.037%) Salt
10 2 (0.037%) Graphite
10 2 (0.037%) Mesos
10 2 (0.037%) StatsD
10 2 (0.037%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 635 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 580 (10.71%) Oracle
3 90 (1.66%) VMware
4 70 (1.29%) Google
5 61 (1.13%) IBM
6 47 (0.87%) Sybase
7 39 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 35 (0.65%) Apple
9 34 (0.63%) Citrix
10 33 (0.61%) SAP
10 33 (0.61%) Cisco
11 32 (0.59%) Twitter
11 32 (0.59%) Zend
12 31 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (0.55%) Intel
14 28 (0.52%) Informatica
14 28 (0.52%) Perforce
15 27 (0.50%) BEA
16 23 (0.42%) Adobe
16 23 (0.42%) HP
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