The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
UK / England
Rank 99 123 131
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2307 2427 2366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.92% 2.60% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 2.69% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 2076 1993
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
76302 90106 95093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63838 76403 79723
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +42 664 £55,000 -8.33% 86
South East -2 469 £47,500 +5.55% 74
East of England +7 336 £45,000 - 62
South West -7 258 £42,000 +5.00% 55
Yorkshire +38 203 £42,500 - 35
North West +3 148 £47,500 +11.76% 31
West Midlands +33 123 £42,500 +13.33% 27
East Midlands -4 85 £43,500 +14.47% 12
North East +7 20 £32,250 -16.77% 9
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4588 (97.72%) Software Engineering
2 2021 (43.05%) Java
3 2012 (42.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1822 (38.81%) C++
5 1653 (35.21%) C#
6 1519 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 1318 (28.07%) SQL
8 1247 (26.56%) Linux
9 1194 (25.43%) HTML
10 1166 (24.83%) Degree
11 1133 (24.13%) .NET
12 1088 (23.17%) C
13 1058 (22.53%) Python
14 864 (18.40%) CSS
15 844 (17.98%) Computer Science
16 810 (17.25%) TDD
17 803 (17.10%) OO
18 779 (16.59%) Scrum
19 644 (13.72%) Finance
20 611 (13.01%) Windows
21 607 (12.93%) MVC
22 606 (12.91%) ASP.NET
23 567 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
24 566 (12.06%) Git (software)
25 562 (11.97%) Web Services
26 539 (11.48%) AngularJS
27 522 (11.12%) SQL Server
28 453 (9.65%) MySQL
29 434 (9.24%) Spring
30 433 (9.22%) HTML5

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 168 (3.58%) Apache Spark
2 165 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 116 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 109 (2.32%) JBoss
5 85 (1.81%) Apache
6 84 (1.79%) Apache Pig
7 67 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 62 (1.32%) IIS
9 60 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 56 (1.19%) Confluence
11 38 (0.81%) CMS
12 27 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 26 (0.55%) nginx
14 24 (0.51%) Jetty
15 21 (0.45%) SharePoint
16 18 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.38%) GlassFish
17 15 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
17 15 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 14 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 170 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.51%) Simulink
3 21 (0.45%) MS Office
4 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.11%) SPSS
5 5 (0.11%) Stateflow
6 4 (0.085%) Doxygen
6 4 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.064%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.043%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.021%) Blender
Business Applications
1 24 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.15%) Summit
5 5 (0.11%) Magento
6 4 (0.085%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.043%) BASE24
9 1 (0.021%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.021%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 292 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (2.15%) SaaS
4 98 (2.09%) GitHub
5 61 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (0.68%) PaaS
7 26 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (0.47%) Office 365
9 12 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (0.23%) CloudFront
11 9 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (0.17%) iTunes
13 7 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.15%) IaaS
14 6 (0.13%) Google Play
14 6 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
15 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 257 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 110 (2.34%) HTTP
3 107 (2.28%) Wireless
4 100 (2.13%) Internet
5 91 (1.94%) Bluetooth
6 90 (1.92%) Ethernet
7 71 (1.51%) RS-485
8 58 (1.24%) RS-232
9 51 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
10 39 (0.83%) Firewall
11 37 (0.79%) LDAP
11 37 (0.79%) ZigBee
12 29 (0.62%) Kerberos
13 26 (0.55%) FTP
14 24 (0.51%) Network Security
14 24 (0.51%) SSL
15 22 (0.47%) GSM
16 18 (0.38%) GPRS
16 18 (0.38%) VoIP
17 17 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 453 (9.65%) MySQL
3 433 (9.22%) NoSQL
4 343 (7.31%) MongoDB
5 317 (6.75%) Big Data
6 245 (5.22%) Relational Database
7 208 (4.43%) Hadoop
8 127 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
9 109 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 100 (2.13%) Apache Hive
11 88 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 84 (1.79%) Redis
13 52 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 38 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (0.70%) Data Mining
16 28 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (0.53%) CouchDB
18 24 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
19 23 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
20 22 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 566 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 327 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 266 (5.67%) Visual Studio
4 229 (4.88%) Subversion
5 190 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 187 (3.98%) JUnit
7 162 (3.45%) Maven
8 148 (3.15%) Selenium
9 142 (3.02%) JIRA
10 133 (2.83%) NUnit
11 109 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 99 (2.11%) Cucumber
13 95 (2.02%) TeamCity
14 76 (1.62%) Mercurial
15 74 (1.58%) MSTest
16 69 (1.47%) Eclipse
17 67 (1.43%) Ant
18 55 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
19 54 (1.15%) Gradle
20 50 (1.06%) Mockito
General
1 644 (13.72%) Finance
2 268 (5.71%) Electronics
3 182 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 180 (3.83%) Games
5 144 (3.07%) Retail
6 132 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 130 (2.77%) Banking
8 117 (2.49%) Automotive
9 80 (1.70%) Marketing
10 74 (1.58%) Aerospace
11 50 (1.06%) Military
12 48 (1.02%) Legal
13 47 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.75%) Investment Banking
15 30 (0.64%) Advertising
15 30 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 21 (0.45%) Back Office
16 21 (0.45%) Front Office
16 21 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
17 18 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1194 (25.43%) HTML
2 1133 (24.13%) .NET
3 864 (18.40%) CSS
4 606 (12.91%) ASP.NET
5 562 (11.97%) Web Services
6 539 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 434 (9.24%) Spring
8 433 (9.22%) HTML5
9 422 (8.99%) jQuery
10 398 (8.48%) XML
11 373 (7.94%) Node.js
12 344 (7.33%) REST
13 339 (7.22%) RESTful
14 275 (5.86%) WPF
15 262 (5.58%) .NET Framework
16 256 (5.45%) WCF
17 254 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 249 (5.30%) Hibernate
19 238 (5.07%) J2EE
20 234 (4.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 844 (17.98%) Computer Science
2 329 (7.01%) Mathematics
3 303 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 215 (4.58%) Physics
5 189 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 153 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
7 140 (2.98%) Data Structures
8 137 (2.92%) User Experience
9 123 (2.62%) Fintech
10 118 (2.51%) Visualisation
11 95 (2.02%) Device Driver
12 91 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
13 79 (1.68%) Mobile App
14 53 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
15 49 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 47 (1.00%) Virtual Team
17 38 (0.81%) Cryptography
17 38 (0.81%) PKI
18 36 (0.77%) Client/Server
19 34 (0.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1247 (26.56%) Linux
2 611 (13.01%) Windows
3 362 (7.71%) Unix
4 226 (4.81%) Android
5 133 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 118 (2.51%) Embedded Linux
7 39 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 36 (0.77%) VxWorks
9 33 (0.70%) Windows Server
10 22 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.47%) Windows CE
11 18 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.34%) CentOS
12 16 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 16 (0.34%) Solaris
13 13 (0.28%) AIX
14 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4588 (97.72%) Software Engineering
2 2012 (42.85%) Agile Software Development
3 810 (17.25%) TDD
4 803 (17.10%) OO
5 779 (16.59%) Scrum
6 607 (12.93%) MVC
7 567 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
8 402 (8.56%) SDLC
9 379 (8.07%) Multithreading
10 365 (7.77%) BDD
11 357 (7.60%) Open Source
12 343 (7.31%) Unit Testing
13 321 (6.84%) Microservices
14 307 (6.54%) DevOps
15 286 (6.09%) UML
16 284 (6.05%) OOP
17 242 (5.15%) Analytics
18 238 (5.07%) Web Development
19 231 (4.92%) Mentoring
20 204 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2021 (43.05%) Java
2 1822 (38.81%) C++
3 1653 (35.21%) C#
4 1519 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 1318 (28.07%) SQL
6 1088 (23.17%) C
7 1058 (22.53%) Python
8 313 (6.67%) PHP
9 297 (6.33%) Embedded C
10 284 (6.05%) Ruby
11 238 (5.07%) Perl
12 219 (4.66%) Scala
13 171 (3.64%) Embedded C++
14 169 (3.60%) T-SQL
15 163 (3.47%) Bash Shell
16 160 (3.41%) PL/SQL
17 107 (2.28%) Go
18 93 (1.98%) MATLAB
18 93 (1.98%) PowerShell
19 79 (1.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1166 (24.83%) Degree
2 361 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 141 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 138 (2.94%) PhD
5 134 (2.85%) DV Cleared
6 35 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (0.38%) CISSP
9 17 (0.36%) CCNA
9 17 (0.36%) GIAC
9 17 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
9 17 (0.36%) MCSE
9 17 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (0.36%) SANS
9 17 (0.36%) SSCP
10 16 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.28%) BC Cleared
12 12 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.26%) Postgraduate
13 7 (0.15%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (4.75%) QA
2 53 (1.13%) MISRA
3 45 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.62%) SDET
5 17 (0.36%) IEC 61508
5 17 (0.36%) JTAG
5 17 (0.36%) MISRA C
6 16 (0.34%) GCP
6 16 (0.34%) ISO13485
7 14 (0.30%) DO-178B
8 11 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.19%) DICOM
10 8 (0.17%) PA-DSS
11 7 (0.15%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.15%) ISO26262
12 6 (0.13%) TickIT
13 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (0.085%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 12207
15 3 (0.064%) SLA
System Software
1 182 (3.88%) Docker
2 145 (3.09%) Firmware
3 62 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.53%) NFS
6 19 (0.40%) HDFS
7 18 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 14 (0.30%) Active Directory
10 7 (0.15%) KVM
10 7 (0.15%) vSphere
11 4 (0.085%) Kamailio
12 3 (0.064%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.064%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.064%) Xen
12 3 (0.064%) XenServer
13 2 (0.043%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 83 (1.77%) Puppet
2 67 (1.43%) Ansible
3 47 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 32 (0.68%) Nagios
6 21 (0.45%) Terraform
7 20 (0.43%) Grafana
8 17 (0.36%) Mesos
9 11 (0.23%) rkt
10 9 (0.19%) Graphite
10 9 (0.19%) Salt
11 8 (0.17%) Kibana
11 8 (0.17%) Opsview
12 6 (0.13%) logstash
12 6 (0.13%) Riemann
13 5 (0.11%) Packer
14 4 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.085%) Icinga
14 4 (0.085%) Oozie
14 4 (0.085%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 409 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 366 (7.80%) Oracle
3 73 (1.55%) VMware
4 70 (1.49%) Google
5 53 (1.13%) Sophos
6 40 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 37 (0.79%) Atlassian
7 37 (0.79%) Zend
8 34 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (0.66%) IBM
9 31 (0.66%) Splunk
10 27 (0.58%) SAP
11 23 (0.49%) Intel
12 20 (0.43%) Dell
13 19 (0.40%) HP
14 17 (0.36%) ILOG
14 17 (0.36%) Sun
15 16 (0.34%) Xamarin
16 14 (0.30%) Talend
17 12 (0.26%) Tableau
Frome, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus and Shares
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago