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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 110 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2712 3137 3370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.53% 3.03% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 3.21% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2701 2933
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
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 £26,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -15 766 £42,500 - 112
London -53 564 £52,000 -0.95% 84
East of England +5 490 £42,500 +13.33% 97
South West -4 377 £35,000 - 76
West Midlands -15 147 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Yorkshire -48 125 £40,000 - 19
East Midlands -18 105 £37,500 -3.84% 19
North West -80 96 £35,000 -6.66% 22
North East -3 49 £37,500 - 2
Midlands +3 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4664 (88.53%) Software Engineering
2 2172 (41.23%) C++
3 1948 (36.98%) C#
4 1889 (35.86%) Java
5 1747 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
6 1712 (32.50%) Degree
7 1398 (26.54%) SQL
8 1393 (26.44%) .NET
9 1375 (26.10%) Linux
10 1216 (23.08%) C
11 1206 (22.89%) Computer Science
12 1173 (22.27%) JavaScript
12 1173 (22.27%) HTML
13 1055 (20.03%) OO
14 928 (17.62%) Windows
15 857 (16.27%) SQL Server
16 750 (14.24%) CSS
17 731 (13.88%) Python
18 701 (13.31%) XML
19 683 (12.97%) TDD
20 680 (12.91%) Finance
21 675 (12.81%) Oracle
22 656 (12.45%) Scrum
23 649 (12.32%) ASP.NET
24 610 (11.58%) MVC
25 579 (10.99%) Microsoft
26 571 (10.84%) Web Services
27 531 (10.08%) UNIX
28 476 (9.04%) Mathematics
29 457 (8.68%) HTML5

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (3.21%) Apache
2 157 (2.98%) Tomcat
3 124 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 113 (2.15%) JBoss
5 100 (1.90%) Node.js
6 90 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 78 (1.48%) CMS
8 74 (1.40%) IIS
9 67 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 53 (1.01%) GlassFish
11 45 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 37 (0.70%) WordPress
13 35 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
14 32 (0.61%) OpenStack
14 32 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
15 24 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
16 23 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
17 20 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 17 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
19 16 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 257 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 60 (1.14%) MS Office
3 54 (1.03%) Simulink
4 24 (0.46%) TargetLink
5 20 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.38%) Stateflow
5 20 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.23%) Maya
6 12 (0.23%) 3ds Max
7 8 (0.15%) Blender
8 4 (0.076%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.057%) MS Project
10 2 (0.038%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.038%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.019%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.019%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 41 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.095%) Tridion
4 5 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.057%) Summit
5 3 (0.057%) LabWindows
5 3 (0.057%) Magento
6 2 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.019%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.019%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.019%) SAP MRS
7 1 (0.019%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 89 (1.69%) SaaS
2 67 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 67 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (0.85%) GitHub
5 24 (0.46%) PaaS
6 16 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.15%) Force.com
9 7 (0.13%) Basecamp
9 7 (0.13%) IaaS
10 5 (0.095%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.076%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.057%) Heroku
12 3 (0.057%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.038%) Office 365
14 1 (0.019%) Route 53
14 1 (0.019%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (4.31%) TCP/IP
2 159 (3.02%) Internet
3 123 (2.33%) HTTP
4 110 (2.09%) Wireless
5 90 (1.71%) Ethernet
6 50 (0.95%) SSL
7 45 (0.85%) GSM
8 33 (0.63%) LTE
9 32 (0.61%) RTP
10 31 (0.59%) SNMP
11 30 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
12 28 (0.53%) SMS
13 25 (0.47%) VoIP
14 24 (0.46%) ZigBee
15 23 (0.44%) Network Security
15 23 (0.44%) GPRS
15 23 (0.44%) LDAP
15 23 (0.44%) Firewall
16 21 (0.40%) Bluetooth
16 21 (0.40%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 857 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 331 (6.28%) MySQL
3 257 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 201 (3.82%) Big Data
5 143 (2.71%) NoSQL
6 141 (2.68%) RDBMS
7 124 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
8 100 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 97 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 93 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 77 (1.46%) Oracle Database
12 65 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 60 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (1.01%) OLTP
15 51 (0.97%) DB2
16 49 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 45 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
18 42 (0.80%) Redis
19 40 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
20 24 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 379 (7.19%) Subversion
2 334 (6.34%) Visual Studio
3 328 (6.23%) Git (software)
4 240 (4.56%) Eclipse
5 207 (3.93%) Selenium
6 198 (3.76%) Jenkins
7 180 (3.42%) Maven
8 163 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 140 (2.66%) JUnit
10 122 (2.32%) Hudson
11 112 (2.13%) JIRA
12 103 (1.96%) NUnit
13 75 (1.42%) Ant
14 55 (1.04%) WebDriver
15 53 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
16 50 (0.95%) Bugzilla
17 42 (0.80%) Cucumber
18 40 (0.76%) ClearCase
19 37 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 36 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 680 (12.91%) Finance
2 312 (5.92%) Electronics
3 237 (4.50%) Games
4 233 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 157 (2.98%) Aerospace
6 142 (2.70%) Banking
7 138 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 116 (2.20%) Automotive
9 96 (1.82%) Marketing
10 83 (1.58%) Military
11 73 (1.39%) Retail
12 47 (0.89%) Publishing
13 43 (0.82%) French Language
14 35 (0.66%) Multimedia
15 32 (0.61%) Legal
16 31 (0.59%) Advertising
17 27 (0.51%) Law
17 27 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.51%) Front Office
18 20 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1393 (26.44%) .NET
2 1173 (22.27%) HTML
3 750 (14.24%) CSS
4 701 (13.31%) XML
5 649 (12.32%) ASP.NET
6 571 (10.84%) Web Services
7 457 (8.68%) HTML5
8 443 (8.41%) Spring
9 405 (7.69%) J2EE
10 398 (7.56%) jQuery
11 307 (5.83%) WCF
12 286 (5.43%) WPF
13 255 (4.84%) .NET Framework
14 235 (4.46%) SOAP
15 231 (4.38%) REST
16 224 (4.25%) Ajax
17 219 (4.16%) CSS3
18 215 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 190 (3.61%) Hibernate
20 174 (3.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1206 (22.89%) Computer Science
2 476 (9.04%) Mathematics
3 372 (7.06%) Algorithms
4 339 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
5 305 (5.79%) Open Source
6 222 (4.21%) Physics
7 213 (4.04%) Embedded Systems
8 198 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
9 177 (3.36%) User Experience
10 133 (2.52%) Mobile App
11 122 (2.32%) Data Structures
12 105 (1.99%) Device Driver
13 101 (1.92%) Client/Server
14 94 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
15 61 (1.16%) Management Information System
16 49 (0.93%) Visualisation
17 46 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 44 (0.84%) N-Tier
19 36 (0.68%) Equities
20 34 (0.65%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1375 (26.10%) Linux
2 928 (17.62%) Windows
3 531 (10.08%) UNIX
4 295 (5.60%) Android
5 175 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 100 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
7 40 (0.76%) Solaris
8 38 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 33 (0.63%) Windows CE
9 33 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (0.40%) VxWorks
12 19 (0.36%) AIX
12 19 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 18 (0.34%) Windows Phone
14 17 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (0.23%) HPUX
18 11 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4664 (88.53%) Software Engineering
2 1747 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
3 1055 (20.03%) OO
4 683 (12.97%) TDD
5 656 (12.45%) Scrum
6 610 (11.58%) MVC
7 449 (8.52%) Multithreading
8 395 (7.50%) Unit Testing
9 363 (6.89%) OOD
10 358 (6.80%) UML
11 330 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
12 296 (5.62%) OOP
13 218 (4.14%) Web Development
14 216 (4.10%) E-Commerce
15 212 (4.02%) BDD
16 211 (4.01%) Automated Testing
17 199 (3.78%) Software Testing
18 173 (3.28%) SOA
19 171 (3.25%) Mentoring
20 157 (2.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2172 (41.23%) C++
2 1948 (36.98%) C#
3 1889 (35.86%) Java
4 1398 (26.54%) SQL
5 1216 (23.08%) C
6 1173 (22.27%) JavaScript
7 731 (13.88%) Python
8 358 (6.80%) PHP
9 250 (4.75%) Embedded C
10 230 (4.37%) Perl
11 192 (3.64%) Ruby
12 170 (3.23%) VB.NET
13 154 (2.92%) Embedded C++
14 130 (2.47%) T-SQL
15 122 (2.32%) VB
16 117 (2.22%) Bash Shell
17 114 (2.16%) Scala
18 112 (2.13%) Objective-C
19 106 (2.01%) MATLAB
20 92 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1712 (32.50%) Degree
2 279 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 155 (2.94%) PhD
4 138 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 86 (1.63%) ISEB
6 76 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 65 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 30 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 28 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.36%) HND
11 12 (0.23%) HNC
12 10 (0.19%) BC Cleared
13 8 (0.15%) MCSD
14 7 (0.13%) OCPJP
15 6 (0.11%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.095%) MCP
16 5 (0.095%) CCA
16 5 (0.095%) OCMJD
17 4 (0.076%) MCPD
17 4 (0.076%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (7.06%) QA
2 99 (1.88%) ISO 9001
3 39 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.51%) DO-178B
5 25 (0.47%) ISO 9000
6 20 (0.38%) JTAG
7 17 (0.32%) SLA
8 13 (0.25%) GAMP
8 13 (0.25%) TickIT
8 13 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.25%) IEC 61508
9 12 (0.23%) WAI
10 9 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 4 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.076%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.076%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.019%) DO-254
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 118 (2.24%) Firmware
2 42 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 16 (0.30%) KVM
6 11 (0.21%) OpenSIPS
6 11 (0.21%) Xen
6 11 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.19%) XenServer
7 10 (0.19%) QEMU
8 8 (0.15%) vSphere
9 6 (0.11%) Varnish
10 5 (0.095%) qmail
11 4 (0.076%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.076%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.076%) NFS
11 4 (0.076%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.057%) HDFS
12 3 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.057%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (1.06%) Puppet
2 49 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.19%) Vagrant
4 10 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (0.19%) Nagios
5 6 (0.11%) Ansible
6 5 (0.095%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (0.095%) YUM
6 5 (0.095%) Zenoss
7 4 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.076%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.076%) Hyperic
7 4 (0.076%) StatsD
8 3 (0.057%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.057%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.038%) Oozie
9 2 (0.038%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.038%) SCCM
9 2 (0.038%) logstash
Vendors
1 675 (12.81%) Oracle
2 579 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 72 (1.37%) Google
4 62 (1.18%) VMware
5 49 (0.93%) IBM
6 47 (0.89%) Sybase
7 35 (0.66%) Adobe
7 35 (0.66%) Twitter
8 33 (0.63%) Cisco
9 32 (0.61%) Citrix
9 32 (0.61%) Perforce
10 30 (0.57%) Zend
11 26 (0.49%) TOWER Software
12 25 (0.47%) MKS
12 25 (0.47%) SAP
12 25 (0.47%) HP
13 24 (0.46%) Intel
14 22 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (0.40%) Red Hat
15 21 (0.40%) Telerik
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + 35 days holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
AMEX
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday