The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 91 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3277 3289 3592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.91% 3.16% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.33% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2849 2798 2959
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Engineer
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +5 907 £42,500 +6.25% 125
London 0 892 £55,000 +15.78% 84
East of England -13 481 £40,000 -5.88% 117
South West -9 339 £37,500 +10.29% 70
Yorkshire -21 202 £40,000 +14.28% 28
East Midlands +10 179 £35,000 - 27
North West -29 167 £37,500 +10.29% 34
West Midlands -10 119 £37,500 - 18
North East +11 41 £47,500 +23.37% 9
Midlands +2 4 - -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5478 (89.09%) Software Engineering
2 2605 (42.36%) C++
3 2603 (42.33%) C#
4 2102 (34.18%) Java
5 2008 (32.66%) .NET
6 1897 (30.85%) Degree
7 1679 (27.31%) SQL
8 1526 (24.82%) C
9 1504 (24.46%) OO
10 1365 (22.20%) Linux
11 1311 (21.32%) Computer Science
12 1208 (19.65%) Windows
13 1192 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
14 1189 (19.34%) JavaScript
15 1163 (18.91%) SQL Server
16 1075 (17.48%) HTML
17 958 (15.58%) TDD
18 911 (14.82%) Finance
19 880 (14.31%) ASP.NET
20 877 (14.26%) Microsoft
21 766 (12.46%) Python
22 739 (12.02%) Scrum
23 715 (11.63%) CSS
24 705 (11.47%) MVC
25 696 (11.32%) Web Services
26 674 (10.96%) Multithreading
27 653 (10.62%) UNIX
28 649 (10.55%) Mathematics
29 603 (9.81%) OOD
30 590 (9.60%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 146 (2.37%) IIS
2 126 (2.05%) Apache
3 98 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 97 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 84 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 68 (1.11%) CMS
7 66 (1.07%) Apache Solr
8 47 (0.76%) Node.js
9 45 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 33 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 28 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
12 27 (0.44%) Umbraco
13 23 (0.37%) Joomla!
14 19 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
15 18 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (0.24%) Apache Pig
17 14 (0.23%) TIBCO EMS
18 13 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
18 13 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
18 13 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 398 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.76%) Simulink
3 45 (0.73%) MS Office
4 9 (0.15%) Maya
5 8 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
6 7 (0.11%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.033%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.016%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.016%) Blender
Business Applications
1 20 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 11 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.18%) SunGard AvantGard
5 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.081%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.081%) Magento
7 3 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.033%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 2 (0.033%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.033%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.016%) LabWindows
9 1 (0.016%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (1.02%) SaaS
3 51 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (0.78%) GitHub
6 15 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.21%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.11%) PaaS
9 6 (0.098%) Force.com
10 5 (0.081%) Heroku
11 4 (0.065%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.065%) IaaS
12 3 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.049%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.033%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.016%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 255 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 187 (3.04%) HTTP
3 167 (2.72%) Internet
4 117 (1.90%) Wireless
5 78 (1.27%) SSL
6 75 (1.22%) GSM
7 58 (0.94%) Ethernet
8 50 (0.81%) LTE
9 45 (0.73%) UMTS
9 45 (0.73%) VoIP
10 41 (0.67%) GPRS
11 29 (0.47%) RTP
12 27 (0.44%) ZigBee
13 26 (0.42%) Broadband
13 26 (0.42%) FTP
14 25 (0.41%) Bluetooth
15 22 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
16 21 (0.34%) PBX
16 21 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.31%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1163 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 347 (5.64%) MySQL
3 282 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 278 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 243 (3.95%) Big Data
6 194 (3.15%) Hadoop
7 166 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 148 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 116 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 114 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 114 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 92 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 84 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 79 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
14 78 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 77 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 68 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
17 54 (0.88%) OLTP
18 49 (0.80%) Oracle Database
19 48 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 475 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 309 (5.03%) Subversion
3 243 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 232 (3.77%) Selenium
5 212 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 179 (2.91%) JUnit
7 163 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 124 (2.02%) NUnit
9 114 (1.85%) Jenkins
10 108 (1.76%) JIRA
11 103 (1.68%) FitNesse
12 101 (1.64%) Maven
13 71 (1.15%) Hudson
14 54 (0.88%) Mercurial
15 53 (0.86%) Ant
16 49 (0.80%) Xcode
17 40 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
17 40 (0.65%) Eclipse RCP
18 38 (0.62%) WebDriver
19 35 (0.57%) ClearCase
General
1 911 (14.82%) Finance
2 353 (5.74%) Electronics
3 349 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 250 (4.07%) Games
5 213 (3.46%) Banking
6 207 (3.37%) Retail
7 157 (2.55%) Automotive
8 147 (2.39%) Manufacturing
9 138 (2.24%) Marketing
10 114 (1.85%) Aerospace
11 99 (1.61%) Military
12 82 (1.33%) Investment Banking
13 73 (1.19%) Publishing
14 59 (0.96%) Advertising
15 44 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 43 (0.70%) Legal
17 32 (0.52%) French Language
18 25 (0.41%) Multimedia
19 24 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
20 23 (0.37%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2008 (32.66%) .NET
2 1075 (17.48%) HTML
3 880 (14.31%) ASP.NET
4 715 (11.63%) CSS
5 696 (11.32%) Web Services
6 590 (9.60%) XML
7 553 (8.99%) WPF
8 530 (8.62%) WCF
9 505 (8.21%) .NET Framework
10 472 (7.68%) Spring
11 470 (7.64%) jQuery
12 421 (6.85%) HTML5
13 303 (4.93%) WinForms
14 299 (4.86%) J2EE
15 294 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 284 (4.62%) Ajax
17 252 (4.10%) STL
18 228 (3.71%) Hibernate
19 213 (3.46%) SOAP
20 201 (3.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1311 (21.32%) Computer Science
2 649 (10.55%) Mathematics
3 278 (4.52%) Physics
4 219 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 196 (3.19%) Open Source
6 195 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
7 194 (3.15%) Mobile App
8 151 (2.46%) Device Driver
9 128 (2.08%) Firmware
10 111 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
11 106 (1.72%) Digital Media
12 94 (1.53%) Hedge funds
13 92 (1.50%) N-Tier
14 85 (1.38%) Client/Server
15 78 (1.27%) Management Information System
16 64 (1.04%) Statistics
16 64 (1.04%) Social Media
17 47 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 46 (0.75%) iPad
19 45 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1365 (22.20%) Linux
2 1208 (19.65%) Windows
3 653 (10.62%) UNIX
4 297 (4.83%) Android
5 238 (3.87%) Apple iOS
6 117 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
7 81 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 75 (1.22%) Solaris
9 39 (0.63%) AIX
10 37 (0.60%) VxWorks
11 33 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 26 (0.42%) Windows XP
13 24 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (0.37%) HPUX
15 22 (0.36%) Windows Phone
16 16 (0.26%) Windows CE
17 14 (0.23%) Debian
18 10 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5478 (89.09%) Software Engineering
2 1504 (24.46%) OO
3 1192 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
4 958 (15.58%) TDD
5 739 (12.02%) Scrum
6 705 (11.47%) MVC
7 674 (10.96%) Multithreading
8 603 (9.81%) OOD
9 460 (7.48%) OOP
10 391 (6.36%) Unit Testing
11 340 (5.53%) UML
12 261 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
12 261 (4.24%) Automated Testing
13 239 (3.89%) Web Development
14 216 (3.51%) BDD
15 210 (3.42%) E-Commerce
16 202 (3.29%) SOA
17 183 (2.98%) Software Testing
18 160 (2.60%) Test Automation
19 157 (2.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2605 (42.36%) C++
2 2603 (42.33%) C#
3 2102 (34.18%) Java
4 1679 (27.31%) SQL
5 1526 (24.82%) C
6 1189 (19.34%) JavaScript
7 766 (12.46%) Python
8 378 (6.15%) PHP
9 295 (4.80%) Ruby
10 275 (4.47%) Perl
11 271 (4.41%) Embedded C
12 208 (3.38%) T-SQL
13 171 (2.78%) Scala
14 169 (2.75%) VB.NET
15 147 (2.39%) Embedded C++
16 140 (2.28%) VB
17 137 (2.23%) Assembly Language
18 118 (1.92%) MATLAB
19 116 (1.89%) Objective-C
20 91 (1.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1897 (30.85%) Degree
2 260 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 184 (2.99%) PhD
4 105 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 62 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 54 (0.88%) ISEB
7 49 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 25 (0.41%) MCTS
10 24 (0.39%) MCPD
10 24 (0.39%) MCP
11 11 (0.18%) CISSP
11 11 (0.18%) CSSLP
12 9 (0.15%) Postgraduate
13 8 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (0.098%) HNC
14 6 (0.098%) HND
15 5 (0.081%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.065%) MySQL Certification
17 3 (0.049%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (5.14%) QA
2 53 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 48 (0.78%) IEC 61508
4 30 (0.49%) TickIT
5 27 (0.44%) DICOM
6 25 (0.41%) SLA
7 23 (0.37%) JTAG
8 18 (0.29%) DO-178B
9 12 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.11%) WAI
11 5 (0.081%) HL7
11 5 (0.081%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.065%) DO-254
13 3 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 7816
14 2 (0.033%) Dublin Core
14 2 (0.033%) ARP4761
14 2 (0.033%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.033%) GAMP
System Software
1 29 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.26%) vSphere
4 14 (0.23%) VMware ESX
4 14 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.15%) NFS
6 6 (0.098%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.098%) KVM
7 5 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
8 4 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.065%) vCloud
8 4 (0.065%) Kamailio
8 4 (0.065%) Varnish
9 3 (0.049%) Xen
9 3 (0.049%) XenServer
9 3 (0.049%) OpenSIPS
9 3 (0.049%) Postfix
10 2 (0.033%) XenApp
10 2 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.016%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (1.01%) Puppet
2 39 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.24%) Nagios
5 14 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.21%) ZABBIX
7 12 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 9 (0.15%) Ansible
9 7 (0.11%) WMI
10 5 (0.081%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.081%) Zenoss
10 5 (0.081%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.065%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.049%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.049%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.033%) AppDNA
13 2 (0.033%) SCCM
13 2 (0.033%) Nessus
14 1 (0.016%) CA SiteMinder
14 1 (0.016%) Netcool
Vendors
1 877 (14.26%) Microsoft
2 576 (9.37%) Oracle
3 125 (2.03%) JBoss
4 109 (1.77%) Google
5 108 (1.76%) hybris
6 65 (1.06%) Facebook
7 56 (0.91%) Zend
8 52 (0.85%) TIBCO
9 47 (0.76%) VMware
10 46 (0.75%) Sybase
10 46 (0.75%) Cisco
10 46 (0.75%) IBM
11 41 (0.67%) HP
12 40 (0.65%) Perforce
13 32 (0.52%) Red Hat
13 32 (0.52%) Adobe
14 30 (0.49%) SAP
14 30 (0.49%) Freescale
15 29 (0.47%) Intel
16 28 (0.46%) Sitecore
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicestershire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £34,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago