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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 106 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2372 2643 2420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.75% 2.65% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.75% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2056 2227 2072
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
83086 96194 102645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.61% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69540 81017 85644
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +51 726 £57,500 -4.16% 86
South East +2 519 £47,500 +5.55% 64
East of England -8 306 £45,000 - 52
South West -17 258 £45,000 +11.11% 30
Yorkshire +9 198 £42,500 +2.40% 28
North West +3 161 £42,500 +6.25% 27
West Midlands -6 107 £40,000 - 19
East Midlands -33 79 £40,000 +5.26% 10
North East +26 32 £35,000 +11.11% 6
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 4734 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 2092 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2055 (42.66%) Java
4 1840 (38.20%) C++
5 1758 (36.50%) C#
6 1579 (32.78%) JavaScript
7 1371 (28.46%) SQL
8 1257 (26.10%) Linux
9 1256 (26.07%) HTML
10 1238 (25.70%) Degree
11 1219 (25.31%) .NET
12 1040 (21.59%) C
13 1037 (21.53%) Python
14 918 (19.06%) CSS
15 888 (18.43%) TDD
16 873 (18.12%) Computer Science
17 827 (17.17%) OO
18 818 (16.98%) Scrum
19 667 (13.85%) ASP.NET
20 656 (13.62%) MVC
21 644 (13.37%) Finance
22 638 (13.24%) Windows
23 585 (12.14%) Git (software)
24 581 (12.06%) Web Services
25 575 (11.94%) AngularJS
26 550 (11.42%) SQL Server
27 544 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
28 483 (10.03%) jQuery
29 474 (9.84%) HTML5
30 453 (9.40%) MySQL

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
1 181 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
2 167 (3.47%) Apache Spark
3 110 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 85 (1.76%) Apache
4 85 (1.76%) Apache Pig
5 81 (1.68%) JBoss
6 61 (1.27%) IIS
7 53 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 48 (1.00%) Confluence
9 47 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 42 (0.87%) CMS
11 27 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 23 (0.48%) nginx
13 20 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.35%) GlassFish
14 17 (0.35%) Jetty
15 16 (0.33%) SharePoint
15 16 (0.33%) Umbraco
16 15 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 12 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 155 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 33 (0.69%) MS Office
3 18 (0.37%) Simulink
4 15 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.15%) HipChat
5 7 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.15%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.083%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.062%) SPSS
8 2 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.042%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.042%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.021%) Blender
9 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.021%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 25 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.15%) Summit
4 5 (0.10%) Magento
4 5 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.062%) Postilion
6 2 (0.042%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.021%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.021%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.021%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 309 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 203 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (2.01%) GitHub
4 89 (1.85%) SaaS
5 54 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (0.73%) PaaS
7 30 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.33%) iTunes
10 15 (0.31%) Office 365
11 14 (0.29%) IaaS
12 12 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.23%) CloudFront
14 8 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
16 6 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
16 6 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 248 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 121 (2.51%) Internet
3 110 (2.28%) HTTP
4 77 (1.60%) Wireless
5 76 (1.58%) Ethernet
6 62 (1.29%) RS-485
7 57 (1.18%) Bluetooth
8 51 (1.06%) RS-232
9 48 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (0.75%) LDAP
11 30 (0.62%) Firewall
12 25 (0.52%) Network Security
12 25 (0.52%) SNMP
13 24 (0.50%) FTP
13 24 (0.50%) SMTP
14 23 (0.48%) Kerberos
14 23 (0.48%) SSL
15 21 (0.44%) Wireshark
16 19 (0.39%) LTE
16 19 (0.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 453 (9.40%) MySQL
3 436 (9.05%) NoSQL
4 369 (7.66%) Big Data
5 349 (7.25%) MongoDB
6 247 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 237 (4.92%) Hadoop
8 127 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 124 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
10 102 (2.12%) Apache Hive
11 86 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 85 (1.76%) Redis
13 68 (1.41%) Oracle Database
14 36 (0.75%) Data Mining
14 36 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
16 28 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
18 25 (0.52%) Couchbase
19 24 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 585 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 291 (6.04%) Jenkins
3 268 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 225 (4.67%) Subversion
5 172 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 170 (3.53%) JUnit
7 154 (3.20%) Maven
8 143 (2.97%) Selenium
9 135 (2.80%) NUnit
10 127 (2.64%) JIRA
11 102 (2.12%) Cucumber
12 82 (1.70%) Eclipse
13 80 (1.66%) TeamCity
14 70 (1.45%) MSTest
15 64 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 64 (1.33%) Mercurial
16 56 (1.16%) Gradle
17 49 (1.02%) Ant
17 49 (1.02%) Grunt
18 47 (0.98%) Mockito
General
1 644 (13.37%) Finance
2 260 (5.40%) Electronics
3 202 (4.19%) Games
4 201 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 128 (2.66%) Automotive
6 125 (2.59%) Retail
7 114 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 95 (1.97%) Banking
9 88 (1.83%) Marketing
10 75 (1.56%) Aerospace
11 53 (1.10%) Legal
12 50 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 34 (0.71%) Military
15 33 (0.69%) Advertising
16 27 (0.56%) Back Office
17 25 (0.52%) Publishing
18 24 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.42%) Front Office
19 20 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1256 (26.07%) HTML
2 1219 (25.31%) .NET
3 918 (19.06%) CSS
4 667 (13.85%) ASP.NET
5 581 (12.06%) Web Services
6 575 (11.94%) AngularJS
7 483 (10.03%) jQuery
8 474 (9.84%) HTML5
9 452 (9.38%) Node.js
10 401 (8.32%) Spring
11 385 (7.99%) XML
12 348 (7.22%) REST
13 326 (6.77%) RESTful
14 296 (6.14%) WPF
15 295 (6.12%) WCF
16 285 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 281 (5.83%) .NET Framework
18 246 (5.11%) SOAP
19 227 (4.71%) J2EE
20 222 (4.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 873 (18.12%) Computer Science
2 361 (7.49%) Mathematics
3 331 (6.87%) Algorithms
4 241 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 223 (4.63%) Physics
6 153 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
7 150 (3.11%) Data Structures
8 135 (2.80%) User Experience
9 118 (2.45%) Fintech
9 118 (2.45%) Visualisation
10 105 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
11 104 (2.16%) Device Driver
12 92 (1.91%) Mobile App
13 58 (1.20%) Artificial Intelligence
14 50 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 38 (0.79%) Robotics
16 37 (0.77%) Client/Server
17 35 (0.73%) PKI
18 34 (0.71%) Cryptography
19 32 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1257 (26.10%) Linux
2 638 (13.24%) Windows
3 391 (8.12%) Unix
4 210 (4.36%) Android
5 139 (2.89%) Embedded Linux
6 130 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 44 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 40 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 34 (0.71%) VxWorks
10 23 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 19 (0.39%) Solaris
12 19 (0.39%) Windows CE
13 16 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.21%) AIX
15 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.17%) CentOS
17 7 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4734 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 2092 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 888 (18.43%) TDD
4 827 (17.17%) OO
5 818 (16.98%) Scrum
6 656 (13.62%) MVC
7 544 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 418 (8.68%) Multithreading
9 400 (8.30%) SDLC
10 394 (8.18%) BDD
11 336 (6.98%) Unit Testing
12 328 (6.81%) Open Source
13 310 (6.44%) OOP
14 288 (5.98%) Microservices
15 278 (5.77%) DevOps
16 271 (5.63%) UML
17 259 (5.38%) Mentoring
18 254 (5.27%) Analytics
18 254 (5.27%) Web Development
19 207 (4.30%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2055 (42.66%) Java
2 1840 (38.20%) C++
3 1758 (36.50%) C#
4 1579 (32.78%) JavaScript
5 1371 (28.46%) SQL
6 1040 (21.59%) C
7 1037 (21.53%) Python
8 354 (7.35%) PHP
9 298 (6.19%) Embedded C
10 293 (6.08%) Ruby
11 247 (5.13%) Scala
12 220 (4.57%) Perl
13 184 (3.82%) T-SQL
14 169 (3.51%) PL/SQL
15 163 (3.38%) Bash Shell
16 160 (3.32%) Embedded C++
17 108 (2.24%) Go
18 106 (2.20%) MATLAB
19 89 (1.85%) PowerShell
20 87 (1.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1238 (25.70%) Degree
2 317 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 153 (3.18%) PhD
4 125 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 115 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 41 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (0.52%) CISSP
8 23 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (0.42%) CCNA
9 20 (0.42%) GIAC
9 20 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
9 20 (0.42%) MCSE
9 20 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
9 20 (0.42%) SANS
9 20 (0.42%) SSCP
10 18 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.31%) BC Cleared
12 12 (0.25%) Postgraduate
13 8 (0.17%) HND
13 8 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (4.03%) QA
2 65 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 56 (1.16%) MISRA
4 27 (0.56%) DICOM
4 27 (0.56%) ISO13485
4 27 (0.56%) MISRA C
5 21 (0.44%) SDET
6 16 (0.33%) DO-178B
6 16 (0.33%) GCP
6 16 (0.33%) JTAG
7 14 (0.29%) IEC 61508
8 12 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.19%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.17%) GAMP
10 8 (0.17%) PA-DSS
11 7 (0.15%) TickIT
12 6 (0.12%) SLA
12 6 (0.12%) WCAG
13 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 174 (3.61%) Docker
2 137 (2.84%) Firmware
3 49 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 49 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.48%) HDFS
5 21 (0.44%) NFS
6 20 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.27%) Active Directory
9 10 (0.21%) Kamailio
10 8 (0.17%) vSphere
11 7 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.12%) OpenSIPS
13 4 (0.083%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.062%) KVM
14 3 (0.062%) Xen
14 3 (0.062%) XenServer
15 2 (0.042%) QEMU
15 2 (0.042%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 88 (1.83%) Puppet
2 54 (1.12%) Ansible
3 53 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 27 (0.56%) Grafana
6 13 (0.27%) Kibana
7 12 (0.25%) Mesos
7 12 (0.25%) Salt
8 11 (0.23%) Graphite
9 9 (0.19%) Nagios
9 9 (0.19%) StatsD
9 9 (0.19%) Terraform
10 8 (0.17%) Oozie
10 8 (0.17%) rkt
11 6 (0.12%) logstash
11 6 (0.12%) Opsview
11 6 (0.12%) Packer
11 6 (0.12%) Riemann
12 4 (0.083%) Icinga
12 4 (0.083%) WMI
Vendors
1 426 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 416 (8.64%) Oracle
3 63 (1.31%) Google
4 57 (1.18%) Sophos
5 56 (1.16%) VMware
6 44 (0.91%) Zend
7 41 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 37 (0.77%) Red Hat
9 34 (0.71%) IBM
10 32 (0.66%) SAP
11 30 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (0.50%) Intel
13 23 (0.48%) Apple
13 23 (0.48%) Splunk
14 20 (0.42%) Xamarin
15 18 (0.37%) HP
16 16 (0.33%) Cisco
16 16 (0.33%) EMC
17 15 (0.31%) Dell
18 14 (0.29%) PayPal
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Share Scheme
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Remuneration Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Generous Pension, 26 Days holiday
Posted: 21 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + 10% Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 27,000 plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago