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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 102 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2806 2884 3301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.58% 2.83% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.00% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2502 2869
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -1 762 £42,500 +6.25% 63
London -25 725 £52,500 - 97
East of England -6 403 £40,000 -3.61% 90
South West -13 321 £35,000 +2.94% 40
East Midlands +32 203 £37,500 +15.38% 20
Yorkshire -23 151 £40,000 +14.28% 28
North West -4 135 £37,500 +12.78% 21
West Midlands -22 109 £37,500 +7.14% 17
North East -16 17 £29,500 -18.05% 7
Midlands +14 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5348 (87.79%) Software Engineering
2 2587 (42.47%) C#
3 2539 (41.68%) C++
4 2182 (35.82%) Java
5 1874 (30.76%) .NET
6 1871 (30.71%) Degree
7 1622 (26.63%) SQL
8 1505 (24.70%) C
9 1438 (23.60%) Linux
10 1428 (23.44%) Computer Science
11 1355 (22.24%) OO
12 1230 (20.19%) JavaScript
13 1185 (19.45%) HTML
14 1165 (19.12%) Windows
15 1084 (17.79%) SQL Server
16 1079 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
17 930 (15.27%) Finance
18 894 (14.67%) ASP.NET
19 806 (13.23%) TDD
20 772 (12.67%) Microsoft
21 771 (12.66%) Scrum
22 770 (12.64%) CSS
23 747 (12.26%) Python
24 673 (11.05%) Oracle
25 672 (11.03%) MVC
26 664 (10.90%) UNIX
27 662 (10.87%) XML
28 630 (10.34%) Web Services
29 597 (9.80%) Mathematics
30 585 (9.60%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 149 (2.45%) Apache
2 126 (2.07%) Tomcat
2 126 (2.07%) WebSphere
3 119 (1.95%) IIS
4 89 (1.46%) WebLogic
5 67 (1.10%) Apache Solr
5 67 (1.10%) Node.js
6 65 (1.07%) CMS
7 62 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 55 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
9 40 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (0.54%) GlassFish
11 28 (0.46%) WordPress
12 18 (0.30%) Umbraco
13 17 (0.28%) Jetty
13 17 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
14 16 (0.26%) Apache Pig
14 16 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 341 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 58 (0.95%) MS Office
3 27 (0.44%) Simulink
4 16 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.13%) TargetLink
6 8 (0.13%) Maya
7 5 (0.082%) 3ds Max
7 5 (0.082%) Stateflow
8 4 (0.066%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.049%) Blender
9 3 (0.049%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.033%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.016%) Zemax
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (0.13%) Magento
5 7 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
6 6 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.049%) LabWindows
9 1 (0.016%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.016%) Tridion
9 1 (0.016%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 96 (1.58%) SaaS
2 81 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (1.08%) GitHub
4 61 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 55 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.25%) PaaS
8 9 (0.15%) Force.com
9 6 (0.098%) Heroku
9 6 (0.098%) IaaS
10 5 (0.082%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.049%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.049%) Office 365
11 3 (0.049%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.016%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (4.32%) TCP/IP
2 191 (3.14%) HTTP
3 168 (2.76%) Internet
4 136 (2.23%) Wireless
5 121 (1.99%) SSL
6 75 (1.23%) Ethernet
7 74 (1.21%) GSM
8 49 (0.80%) LTE
9 40 (0.66%) RTP
10 39 (0.64%) UMTS
11 35 (0.57%) Bluetooth
12 33 (0.54%) FTP
13 32 (0.53%) GPRS
14 31 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
15 30 (0.49%) VoIP
16 27 (0.44%) Broadband
17 26 (0.43%) DNS
18 24 (0.39%) DHCP
19 21 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
20 19 (0.31%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1084 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 363 (5.96%) MySQL
3 294 (4.83%) Big Data
4 272 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 214 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 195 (3.20%) Hadoop
7 137 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 124 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 121 (1.99%) MongoDB
10 112 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 111 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 85 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
13 80 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 76 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 73 (1.20%) OLTP
16 65 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 60 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 48 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 43 (0.71%) Apache Hive
19 43 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 445 (7.30%) Visual Studio
2 406 (6.66%) Subversion
3 335 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 278 (4.56%) Eclipse
5 205 (3.37%) Selenium
6 182 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 157 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 150 (2.46%) Maven
9 146 (2.40%) Hudson
10 139 (2.28%) JUnit
11 131 (2.15%) JIRA
12 126 (2.07%) NUnit
13 84 (1.38%) Ant
14 79 (1.30%) Xcode
15 78 (1.28%) JDeveloper
16 57 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
17 50 (0.82%) Bugzilla
18 49 (0.80%) Mercurial
19 47 (0.77%) FitNesse
20 46 (0.76%) ClearCase
General
1 930 (15.27%) Finance
2 342 (5.61%) Electronics
3 337 (5.53%) Games
4 313 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 184 (3.02%) Banking
6 159 (2.61%) Retail
7 132 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 121 (1.99%) Automotive
9 118 (1.94%) Aerospace
10 116 (1.90%) Military
11 94 (1.54%) Marketing
12 71 (1.17%) Publishing
13 53 (0.87%) Multimedia
14 52 (0.85%) Advertising
14 52 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 49 (0.80%) French Language
16 26 (0.43%) Law
17 24 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 22 (0.36%) Front Office
19 19 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1874 (30.76%) .NET
2 1185 (19.45%) HTML
3 894 (14.67%) ASP.NET
4 770 (12.64%) CSS
5 662 (10.87%) XML
6 630 (10.34%) Web Services
7 473 (7.76%) HTML5
8 450 (7.39%) jQuery
9 438 (7.19%) WCF
10 436 (7.16%) Spring
11 424 (6.96%) WPF
12 419 (6.88%) .NET Framework
13 356 (5.84%) J2EE
14 293 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 282 (4.63%) Ajax
16 240 (3.94%) WinForms
17 231 (3.79%) SOAP
18 220 (3.61%) STL
19 215 (3.53%) Hibernate
20 204 (3.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1428 (23.44%) Computer Science
2 597 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 259 (4.25%) Physics
4 203 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 200 (3.28%) Open Source
6 196 (3.22%) Mobile App
7 166 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
8 138 (2.27%) Device Driver
9 131 (2.15%) Firmware
10 129 (2.12%) 3D Graphics
11 98 (1.61%) Client/Server
12 87 (1.43%) Hedge funds
13 82 (1.35%) N-Tier
14 70 (1.15%) Digital Media
15 63 (1.03%) Statistics
16 62 (1.02%) Management Information System
17 61 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
18 54 (0.89%) iPad
19 46 (0.76%) Social Media
19 46 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1438 (23.60%) Linux
2 1165 (19.12%) Windows
3 664 (10.90%) UNIX
4 322 (5.29%) Android
5 230 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 150 (2.46%) Embedded Linux
7 75 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 49 (0.80%) Solaris
9 32 (0.53%) Windows CE
10 30 (0.49%) AIX
11 28 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 28 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (0.38%) VxWorks
13 22 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (0.26%) Debian
16 16 (0.26%) HPUX
17 15 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5348 (87.79%) Software Engineering
2 1355 (22.24%) OO
3 1079 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
4 806 (13.23%) TDD
5 771 (12.66%) Scrum
6 672 (11.03%) MVC
7 585 (9.60%) Multithreading
8 446 (7.32%) OOD
9 425 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 359 (5.89%) OOP
11 350 (5.75%) UML
12 323 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
13 257 (4.22%) Web Development
14 251 (4.12%) SOA
15 247 (4.05%) E-Commerce
16 239 (3.92%) Automated Testing
17 213 (3.50%) Software Testing
18 192 (3.15%) BDD
19 182 (2.99%) Configuration Management
20 167 (2.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2587 (42.47%) C#
2 2539 (41.68%) C++
3 2182 (35.82%) Java
4 1622 (26.63%) SQL
5 1505 (24.70%) C
6 1230 (20.19%) JavaScript
7 747 (12.26%) Python
8 324 (5.32%) PHP
9 279 (4.58%) Ruby
10 260 (4.27%) Embedded C
11 258 (4.24%) Perl
12 196 (3.22%) VB.NET
13 173 (2.84%) Embedded C++
14 153 (2.51%) Objective-C
15 152 (2.50%) VB
16 141 (2.31%) T-SQL
17 136 (2.23%) Scala
18 108 (1.77%) PL/SQL
19 105 (1.72%) Bash Shell
20 97 (1.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1871 (30.71%) Degree
2 277 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 199 (3.27%) PhD
4 117 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 81 (1.33%) ISEB
6 61 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 59 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 32 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.28%) CISSP
9 17 (0.28%) CSSLP
10 14 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.18%) BC Cleared
12 9 (0.15%) MCP
13 5 (0.082%) HNC
13 5 (0.082%) HND
13 5 (0.082%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.082%) CCA
13 5 (0.082%) MCTS
14 4 (0.066%) MCPD
14 4 (0.066%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (5.55%) QA
2 96 (1.58%) ISO 9001
3 37 (0.61%) TickIT
4 31 (0.51%) JTAG
5 24 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 24 (0.39%) ISO 9000
6 23 (0.38%) DO-178B
7 15 (0.25%) SLA
8 12 (0.20%) WAI
9 10 (0.16%) DICOM
10 5 (0.082%) HL7
11 4 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.066%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.033%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.016%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.016%) GAMP
System Software
1 34 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 18 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.21%) KVM
5 12 (0.20%) vSphere
6 10 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.066%) NFS
9 4 (0.066%) UAG
9 4 (0.066%) Varnish
10 3 (0.049%) OpenSIPS
10 3 (0.049%) QEMU
10 3 (0.049%) Postfix
10 3 (0.049%) HDFS
11 2 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.016%) Xen
12 1 (0.016%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.016%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.016%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 65 (1.07%) Puppet
2 58 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.25%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.16%) Nagios
5 10 (0.16%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.16%) Ansible
6 9 (0.15%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.082%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (0.082%) logstash
8 4 (0.066%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.066%) SCCM
9 3 (0.049%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.049%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.049%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.049%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.049%) Kibana
10 2 (0.033%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.033%) StatsD
10 2 (0.033%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 772 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 673 (11.05%) Oracle
3 159 (2.61%) Google
4 138 (2.27%) JBoss
5 84 (1.38%) Facebook
6 55 (0.90%) hybris
6 55 (0.90%) Perforce
7 54 (0.89%) VMware
8 47 (0.77%) Sybase
9 45 (0.74%) IBM
10 36 (0.59%) Red Hat
11 34 (0.56%) Cisco
11 34 (0.56%) Zend
12 30 (0.49%) Adobe
13 28 (0.46%) SAP
13 28 (0.46%) Twitter
14 22 (0.36%) HP
14 22 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (0.34%) TIBCO
15 21 (0.34%) Sitecore
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
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Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30k - 37.5k per year + bonus, package
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London
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London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
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City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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London
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