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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 108 120 148
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2461 2556 2229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.75% 2.50% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.60% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2092 2142 1891
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £67,500 £59,758
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
86072 98291 103044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72520 82716 84192
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +50 722 £55,000 -4.34% 108
South East +31 630 £45,000 +5.88% 71
East of England -8 291 £43,000 -4.44% 79
South West -17 288 £45,000 +12.50% 45
Yorkshire -5 176 £42,500 +6.25% 29
North West +33 173 £41,500 +3.75% 24
West Midlands -23 93 £38,500 +2.66% 16
East Midlands -14 75 £37,000 +4.22% 10
North East +46 50 £32,000 +42.22% 9
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 4646 (98.18%) Software Engineering
2 2107 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1952 (41.25%) Java
4 1897 (40.09%) C++
5 1787 (37.76%) C#
6 1437 (30.37%) JavaScript
7 1292 (27.30%) SQL
8 1289 (27.24%) Degree
9 1216 (25.70%) .NET
10 1191 (25.17%) Linux
11 1176 (24.85%) HTML
12 1006 (21.26%) C
13 921 (19.46%) TDD
14 920 (19.44%) Python
15 878 (18.55%) Computer Science
16 873 (18.45%) OO
17 840 (17.75%) CSS
18 796 (16.82%) Scrum
19 696 (14.71%) Windows
20 638 (13.48%) Finance
21 607 (12.83%) MVC
22 606 (12.81%) ASP.NET
23 577 (12.19%) Web Services
24 551 (11.64%) SQL Server
25 504 (10.65%) Git (software)
26 497 (10.50%) AngularJS
27 489 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
28 458 (9.68%) HTML5
29 455 (9.62%) jQuery
30 429 (9.07%) Multithreading

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
1 151 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
2 109 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 90 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 89 (1.88%) Apache
5 68 (1.44%) IIS
6 60 (1.27%) Apache Pig
7 51 (1.08%) Confluence
8 49 (1.04%) JBoss
9 36 (0.76%) CMS
10 35 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 27 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 25 (0.53%) nginx
13 23 (0.49%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.32%) SharePoint
16 12 (0.25%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.25%) SAS
17 11 (0.23%) Mule
18 10 (0.21%) Documentum
18 10 (0.21%) Jetty
Applications
1 158 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 39 (0.82%) MS Office
3 22 (0.46%) Simulink
4 14 (0.30%) TargetLink
5 13 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.17%) HipChat
7 8 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.063%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.042%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.021%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 31 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.19%) Magento
5 8 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.11%) Summit
7 3 (0.063%) assyst
7 3 (0.063%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.042%) VisionPLUS
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.021%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.021%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.021%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 306 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (1.97%) SaaS
4 76 (1.61%) GitHub
5 57 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (0.70%) PaaS
8 22 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.36%) IaaS
10 16 (0.34%) iTunes
11 15 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.13%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
16 5 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 199 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 111 (2.35%) HTTP
3 96 (2.03%) Internet
4 61 (1.29%) Ethernet
5 52 (1.10%) Wireless
6 43 (0.91%) RS-485
7 35 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 28 (0.59%) RS-232
9 27 (0.57%) Bluetooth
9 27 (0.57%) Network Security
10 23 (0.49%) SMTP
11 22 (0.46%) Firewall
11 22 (0.46%) LDAP
12 21 (0.44%) SNMP
13 19 (0.40%) FTP
13 19 (0.40%) LTE
14 17 (0.36%) VoIP
15 16 (0.34%) Wireshark
16 15 (0.32%) Modbus
16 15 (0.32%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 360 (7.61%) MySQL
3 355 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 328 (6.93%) Big Data
5 261 (5.52%) MongoDB
6 229 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 216 (4.56%) Hadoop
8 112 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 104 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
10 76 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 72 (1.52%) Apache Hive
12 61 (1.29%) RDBMS
13 53 (1.12%) Redis
14 47 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 41 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 36 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (0.70%) Data Mining
18 26 (0.55%) GIS
18 26 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 504 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 270 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 237 (5.01%) Jenkins
4 211 (4.46%) Subversion
5 167 (3.53%) JUnit
6 151 (3.19%) Maven
7 146 (3.09%) JIRA
8 140 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 122 (2.58%) Selenium
10 113 (2.39%) NUnit
11 100 (2.11%) Cucumber
12 88 (1.86%) Eclipse
13 81 (1.71%) TeamCity
14 57 (1.20%) MSTest
15 46 (0.97%) Gradle
16 44 (0.93%) Grunt
16 44 (0.93%) Mercurial
17 41 (0.87%) Mockito
18 37 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 34 (0.72%) gulp
General
1 638 (13.48%) Finance
2 242 (5.11%) Electronics
3 240 (5.07%) Games
4 238 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 131 (2.77%) Automotive
6 130 (2.75%) Retail
7 115 (2.43%) Aerospace
8 106 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 85 (1.80%) Marketing
10 77 (1.63%) Banking
11 53 (1.12%) Legal
12 42 (0.89%) Advertising
13 41 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.78%) Front Office
15 33 (0.70%) Back Office
15 33 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 33 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.53%) Military
16 25 (0.53%) Publishing
17 18 (0.38%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1216 (25.70%) .NET
2 1176 (24.85%) HTML
3 840 (17.75%) CSS
4 606 (12.81%) ASP.NET
5 577 (12.19%) Web Services
6 497 (10.50%) AngularJS
7 458 (9.68%) HTML5
8 455 (9.62%) jQuery
9 412 (8.71%) Node.js
10 396 (8.37%) XML
11 342 (7.23%) Spring
12 313 (6.61%) REST
13 311 (6.57%) WPF
14 301 (6.36%) WCF
15 275 (5.81%) .NET Framework
16 270 (5.71%) RESTful
17 248 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
18 225 (4.75%) SOAP
19 217 (4.59%) J2EE
20 196 (4.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 878 (18.55%) Computer Science
2 401 (8.47%) Mathematics
3 296 (6.26%) Algorithms
4 270 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 207 (4.37%) Physics
6 157 (3.32%) Embedded Systems
7 134 (2.83%) User Experience
8 128 (2.70%) Data Structures
9 116 (2.45%) Visualisation
10 110 (2.32%) Mobile App
11 107 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
12 102 (2.16%) Device Driver
13 86 (1.82%) Fintech
14 71 (1.50%) Hedge funds
15 66 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
16 50 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 46 (0.97%) Digital Media
18 45 (0.95%) Client/Server
19 43 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
20 35 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1191 (25.17%) Linux
2 696 (14.71%) Windows
3 404 (8.54%) Unix
4 180 (3.80%) Android
5 140 (2.96%) Embedded Linux
6 133 (2.81%) Apple iOS
7 48 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 45 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 39 (0.82%) VxWorks
10 26 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.46%) Solaris
12 21 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 15 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
16 14 (0.30%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.21%) Windows CE
17 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.19%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4646 (98.18%) Software Engineering
2 2107 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 921 (19.46%) TDD
4 873 (18.45%) OO
5 796 (16.82%) Scrum
6 607 (12.83%) MVC
7 489 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
8 429 (9.07%) Multithreading
9 408 (8.62%) SDLC
10 388 (8.20%) BDD
11 311 (6.57%) Open Source
12 305 (6.45%) OOP
13 289 (6.11%) Unit Testing
14 268 (5.66%) Mentoring
15 258 (5.45%) UML
16 253 (5.35%) DevOps
17 239 (5.05%) OOD
18 216 (4.56%) Web Development
19 215 (4.54%) Microservices
20 205 (4.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1952 (41.25%) Java
2 1897 (40.09%) C++
3 1787 (37.76%) C#
4 1437 (30.37%) JavaScript
5 1292 (27.30%) SQL
6 1006 (21.26%) C
7 920 (19.44%) Python
8 299 (6.32%) PHP
9 254 (5.37%) Embedded C
10 248 (5.24%) Ruby
11 222 (4.69%) Scala
12 186 (3.93%) T-SQL
13 167 (3.53%) Perl
14 165 (3.49%) PL/SQL
15 157 (3.32%) Embedded C++
16 150 (3.17%) Bash Shell
17 114 (2.41%) MATLAB
18 86 (1.82%) Shell Script
19 85 (1.80%) Objective-C
20 84 (1.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 1289 (27.24%) Degree
2 258 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 168 (3.55%) PhD
4 96 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 74 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 30 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (0.53%) CISSP
8 15 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.30%) CCNA
9 14 (0.30%) GIAC
9 14 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
9 14 (0.30%) MCSE
9 14 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
9 14 (0.30%) SANS
9 14 (0.30%) SSCP
10 12 (0.25%) BC Cleared
11 8 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.13%) HND
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (4.42%) QA
2 72 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 54 (1.14%) MISRA
4 38 (0.80%) DICOM
5 37 (0.78%) MISRA C
6 32 (0.68%) ISO13485
7 25 (0.53%) DO-178B
8 14 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.27%) GCP
10 11 (0.23%) IEC 61508
10 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 11 (0.23%) SDET
11 10 (0.21%) GAMP
12 8 (0.17%) ISO 14001
12 8 (0.17%) SLA
12 8 (0.17%) WCAG
13 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (0.15%) PA-DSS
14 6 (0.13%) JTAG
14 6 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 139 (2.94%) Firmware
2 124 (2.62%) Docker
3 27 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.42%) HDFS
6 18 (0.38%) Active Directory
7 17 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.23%) NFS
10 10 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.21%) Kamailio
11 6 (0.13%) OpenSIPS
12 4 (0.085%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.085%) vSphere
13 3 (0.063%) Xen
13 3 (0.063%) XenServer
14 2 (0.042%) KVM
14 2 (0.042%) QEMU
15 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 72 (1.52%) Puppet
2 65 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (0.91%) Ansible
4 16 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.30%) StatsD
6 13 (0.27%) Grafana
6 13 (0.27%) Kibana
6 13 (0.27%) WMI
7 12 (0.25%) Graphite
8 10 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (0.21%) Oozie
8 10 (0.21%) Salt
9 9 (0.19%) Terraform
10 8 (0.17%) logstash
11 5 (0.11%) Mesos
12 3 (0.063%) Control-M
12 3 (0.063%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.063%) Icinga
12 3 (0.063%) Packer
13 2 (0.042%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 427 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 418 (8.83%) Oracle
3 83 (1.75%) Sophos
4 62 (1.31%) Google
5 47 (0.99%) Atlassian
6 39 (0.82%) SAP
7 36 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (0.74%) Zend
9 34 (0.72%) VMware
10 33 (0.70%) Apple
11 31 (0.66%) Red Hat
12 28 (0.59%) IBM
13 27 (0.57%) TIBCO
14 17 (0.36%) Informatica
14 17 (0.36%) Xamarin
15 16 (0.34%) EMC
16 15 (0.32%) Cisco
16 15 (0.32%) Splunk
17 14 (0.30%) Facebook
17 14 (0.30%) Intel
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + good benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago