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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 135 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2272 2635 2920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.47% 2.58% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.67% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1960 2200 2557
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
88516 98705 108009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 81883 89237
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 May 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 +20 684 £55,000 - 80
South East +3 666 £42,500 - 77
East of England -2 265 £45,000 +5.88% 51
South West -27 191 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Yorkshire -12 131 £42,500 +6.25% 23
East Midlands -1 119 £35,000 -12.50% 15
North West +2 116 £40,000 -5.88% 26
West Midlands -32 101 £40,000 - 19
North East -7 25 £34,875 +16.25% 6
Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4677 (98.13%) Software Engineering
2 2077 (43.58%) C++
3 2001 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
4 1956 (41.04%) Java
5 1799 (37.75%) C#
6 1450 (30.42%) Degree
7 1396 (29.29%) JavaScript
8 1332 (27.95%) SQL
9 1177 (24.70%) .NET
10 1125 (23.60%) Linux
11 1084 (22.74%) OO
12 1075 (22.56%) HTML
13 1042 (21.86%) Computer Science
14 1022 (21.44%) C
15 1007 (21.13%) TDD
16 831 (17.44%) Windows
17 826 (17.33%) Python
18 810 (17.00%) CSS
19 793 (16.64%) Scrum
20 715 (15.00%) Web Services
21 685 (14.37%) SQL Server
22 644 (13.51%) MVC
23 592 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
24 590 (12.38%) Finance
25 523 (10.97%) ASP.NET
26 511 (10.72%) Git (software)
27 499 (10.47%) XML
28 482 (10.11%) Multithreading
29 470 (9.86%) jQuery
29 470 (9.86%) AngularJS

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
1 292 (6.13%) Node.js
2 144 (3.02%) Apache
3 120 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 115 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
5 71 (1.49%) JBoss
6 65 (1.36%) Apache Spark
7 62 (1.30%) IIS
8 45 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 42 (0.88%) OpenStack
10 40 (0.84%) Apache Solr
11 38 (0.80%) Confluence
12 30 (0.63%) Mule
13 26 (0.55%) Apache Pig
14 25 (0.52%) CMS
15 24 (0.50%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.42%) nginx
17 19 (0.40%) OpenEdge
18 17 (0.36%) CICS
18 17 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
18 17 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 178 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 28 (0.59%) Simulink
3 19 (0.40%) TargetLink
4 13 (0.27%) MS Office
5 9 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.10%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.042%) HipChat
9 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.021%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
3 11 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.063%) assyst
6 3 (0.063%) Magento
6 3 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.063%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.042%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.021%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 286 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (2.29%) SaaS
4 69 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (1.07%) GitHub
7 38 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 36 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (0.59%) PaaS
10 22 (0.46%) Google App Engine
11 15 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
12 11 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.19%) Heroku
14 8 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.17%) Route 53
15 7 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 4 (0.084%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 209 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 145 (3.04%) HTTP
3 117 (2.45%) Internet
4 44 (0.92%) Network Security
5 36 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 25 (0.52%) RS-485
7 24 (0.50%) RS-232
7 24 (0.50%) VoIP
8 23 (0.48%) SSL
9 22 (0.46%) LDAP
9 22 (0.46%) Wireless
10 18 (0.38%) AMQP
10 18 (0.38%) SNMP
11 17 (0.36%) DNS
12 15 (0.31%) FTP
12 15 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 15 (0.31%) RFID
13 14 (0.29%) Firewall
13 14 (0.29%) GSM
13 14 (0.29%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 685 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 405 (8.50%) NoSQL
3 346 (7.26%) MySQL
4 282 (5.92%) Big Data
5 219 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 185 (3.88%) Hadoop
7 184 (3.86%) MongoDB
8 122 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 104 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 82 (1.72%) Redis
11 65 (1.36%) Oracle Database
12 58 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 56 (1.17%) Apache Hive
14 55 (1.15%) RDBMS
15 51 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 50 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 42 (0.88%) GIS
17 42 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (0.69%) Data Mining
19 31 (0.65%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 511 (10.72%) Git (software)
2 359 (7.53%) Visual Studio
3 273 (5.73%) Subversion
4 255 (5.35%) Jenkins
5 224 (4.70%) Maven
6 205 (4.30%) JUnit
7 157 (3.29%) JIRA
8 124 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 114 (2.39%) NUnit
10 106 (2.22%) Selenium
10 106 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 84 (1.76%) TeamCity
12 77 (1.62%) Ant
13 71 (1.49%) Cucumber
14 65 (1.36%) Mercurial
15 60 (1.26%) MSTest
16 56 (1.17%) SpecFlow
17 47 (0.99%) Mockito
18 44 (0.92%) LabVIEW
19 41 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 590 (12.38%) Finance
2 277 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 248 (5.20%) Electronics
4 241 (5.06%) Games
5 137 (2.87%) Aerospace
6 134 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 133 (2.79%) Retail
8 96 (2.01%) Marketing
9 92 (1.93%) Banking
10 82 (1.72%) Automotive
11 65 (1.36%) Advertising
11 65 (1.36%) Front Office
12 45 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 42 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.63%) Avionics
15 23 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 23 (0.48%) Law
15 23 (0.48%) Military
16 22 (0.46%) Legal
17 21 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1177 (24.70%) .NET
2 1075 (22.56%) HTML
3 810 (17.00%) CSS
4 715 (15.00%) Web Services
5 523 (10.97%) ASP.NET
6 499 (10.47%) XML
7 470 (9.86%) AngularJS
7 470 (9.86%) jQuery
8 460 (9.65%) HTML5
9 343 (7.20%) Spring
10 340 (7.13%) WPF
11 331 (6.95%) WCF
12 321 (6.74%) REST
13 264 (5.54%) JSON
14 243 (5.10%) J2EE
15 238 (4.99%) CSS3
16 232 (4.87%) .NET Framework
17 230 (4.83%) RESTful
18 229 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
19 211 (4.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1042 (21.86%) Computer Science
2 447 (9.38%) Mathematics
3 293 (6.15%) Algorithms
4 272 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 223 (4.68%) Embedded Systems
6 194 (4.07%) Physics
7 153 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 120 (2.52%) Hedge funds
9 119 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 117 (2.45%) User Experience
11 105 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
12 88 (1.85%) Digital Media
13 85 (1.78%) Visualisation
14 67 (1.41%) Device Driver
14 67 (1.41%) N-Tier
15 64 (1.34%) Client/Server
16 53 (1.11%) Fintech
17 51 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
18 46 (0.97%) Cryptography
19 43 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1125 (23.60%) Linux
2 831 (17.44%) Windows
3 404 (8.48%) Unix
4 247 (5.18%) Android
5 181 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 96 (2.01%) Embedded Linux
7 60 (1.26%) VxWorks
8 44 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 28 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 27 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
11 26 (0.55%) Windows XP
12 25 (0.52%) Windows Server
13 24 (0.50%) Windows CE
14 19 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 18 (0.38%) Solaris
16 17 (0.36%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (0.23%) FreeBSD
18 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4677 (98.13%) Software Engineering
2 2001 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1084 (22.74%) OO
4 1007 (21.13%) TDD
5 793 (16.64%) Scrum
6 644 (13.51%) MVC
7 592 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
8 482 (10.11%) Multithreading
9 442 (9.27%) BDD
10 432 (9.06%) SDLC
11 365 (7.66%) Unit Testing
12 357 (7.49%) OOP
13 347 (7.28%) Open Source
14 308 (6.46%) OOD
15 306 (6.42%) Mentoring
16 274 (5.75%) UML
17 250 (5.25%) Web Development
18 236 (4.95%) DevOps
19 205 (4.30%) SOA
20 187 (3.92%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2077 (43.58%) C++
2 1956 (41.04%) Java
3 1799 (37.75%) C#
4 1396 (29.29%) JavaScript
5 1332 (27.95%) SQL
6 1022 (21.44%) C
7 826 (17.33%) Python
8 276 (5.79%) PHP
9 219 (4.60%) Ruby
10 209 (4.39%) Embedded C
11 205 (4.30%) Scala
12 182 (3.82%) T-SQL
13 167 (3.50%) PL/SQL
14 145 (3.04%) Embedded C++
15 127 (2.66%) Perl
16 116 (2.43%) Objective-C
17 97 (2.04%) VB.NET
18 88 (1.85%) MATLAB
19 86 (1.80%) Clojure
20 84 (1.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 1450 (30.42%) Degree
2 244 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 134 (2.81%) PhD
4 96 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 68 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 31 (0.65%) HND
7 17 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.31%) CISSP
9 14 (0.29%) HNC
10 11 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.21%) CCNA
11 10 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.21%) GIAC
11 10 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (0.21%) MCSE
11 10 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (0.21%) SANS
11 10 (0.21%) SSCP
12 8 (0.17%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (4.85%) QA
2 40 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 39 (0.82%) MISRA
4 22 (0.46%) MISRA C
5 16 (0.34%) DO-178B
5 16 (0.34%) ISO15022
5 16 (0.34%) ISO20022
6 15 (0.31%) SDET
7 13 (0.27%) SLA
8 10 (0.21%) ISO13485
9 9 (0.19%) DICOM
9 9 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.17%) TickIT
11 7 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.15%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.13%) GAMP
12 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.084%) DO-254
13 4 (0.084%) GMP
System Software
1 144 (3.02%) Firmware
2 103 (2.16%) Docker
3 30 (0.63%) HDFS
4 22 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.29%) Xen
6 12 (0.25%) Varnish
7 10 (0.21%) LXC
8 9 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.13%) NFS
10 5 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.063%) XenServer
12 2 (0.042%) iptables
13 1 (0.021%) etcd
13 1 (0.021%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.021%) KVM
13 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.021%) XenApp
13 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 118 (2.48%) Puppet
2 104 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (1.53%) Ansible
4 31 (0.65%) WMI
5 25 (0.52%) Terraform
6 13 (0.27%) Oozie
6 13 (0.27%) Salt
7 8 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.17%) Kibana
7 8 (0.17%) logstash
8 7 (0.15%) Mesos
9 6 (0.13%) Graphite
10 5 (0.10%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.10%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.10%) StatsD
11 3 (0.063%) Wonderware InTouch
12 2 (0.042%) Ambari
12 2 (0.042%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.042%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.042%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 450 (9.44%) Oracle
2 424 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 72 (1.51%) Google
4 59 (1.24%) TIBCO
5 57 (1.20%) Sophos
6 49 (1.03%) Informatica
7 44 (0.92%) Progress
7 44 (0.92%) SAP
8 39 (0.82%) Apple
9 26 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 26 (0.55%) Facebook
10 25 (0.52%) Zend
11 24 (0.50%) Sybase
12 22 (0.46%) hybris
12 22 (0.46%) Perforce
12 22 (0.46%) VMware
13 20 (0.42%) IBM
13 20 (0.42%) Xamarin
14 18 (0.38%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.34%) Twitter
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago