The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 101 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2857 2473 2741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.76% 2.31% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 2.44% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2124 2387
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +29 779 £42,500 - 99
London +38 664 £55,000 +10.00% 79
South West +16 406 £40,000 +18.51% 57
East of England +3 379 £42,500 +6.25% 87
Yorkshire +39 254 £40,000 - 23
West Midlands +12 152 £35,000 - 22
North West +19 141 £37,500 - 20
East Midlands -41 112 £35,000 -6.66% 22
North East -13 13 £26,000 -5.45% 4
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5039 (89.68%) Software Engineering
2 2293 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
3 2204 (39.22%) C++
4 2189 (38.96%) C#
5 2175 (38.71%) Java
6 1717 (30.56%) Degree
7 1657 (29.49%) SQL
8 1591 (28.31%) .NET
9 1394 (24.81%) Linux
10 1390 (24.74%) JavaScript
11 1253 (22.30%) C
12 1182 (21.04%) Computer Science
13 1180 (21.00%) HTML
14 1019 (18.13%) TDD
15 1006 (17.90%) OO
16 985 (17.53%) Windows
17 962 (17.12%) Python
18 929 (16.53%) SQL Server
19 860 (15.31%) ASP.NET
20 853 (15.18%) Scrum
21 807 (14.36%) MVC
22 755 (13.44%) CSS
23 725 (12.90%) Web Services
24 660 (11.75%) jQuery
25 657 (11.69%) Microsoft
26 635 (11.30%) SDLC
27 630 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
28 617 (10.98%) Oracle
29 615 (10.95%) Finance
30 606 (10.78%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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
1 220 (3.92%) Node.js
2 194 (3.45%) Apache
3 150 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 133 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 125 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 111 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 99 (1.76%) JBoss
8 70 (1.25%) IIS
9 69 (1.23%) SharePoint
10 61 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 49 (0.87%) Apache Spark
12 45 (0.80%) Apache Solr
13 44 (0.78%) nginx
14 43 (0.77%) CMS
15 41 (0.73%) Apache Pig
16 30 (0.53%) Jetty
17 25 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
18 24 (0.43%) GlassFish
19 23 (0.41%) Mule
20 13 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 258 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 49 (0.87%) Simulink
3 35 (0.62%) TargetLink
4 29 (0.52%) MS Office
5 13 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
8 6 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 6 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.11%) Revit
8 6 (0.11%) MicroStation
8 6 (0.11%) Solid Edge
8 6 (0.11%) Siemens NX
8 6 (0.11%) PTC Creo
9 4 (0.071%) Mingle
9 4 (0.071%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.018%) GIMP
11 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 34 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.071%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.018%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.018%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.018%) RMDS
6 1 (0.018%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.018%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.018%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.018%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 271 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (3.29%) SaaS
3 151 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 83 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 67 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (1.05%) GitHub
7 53 (0.94%) Google App Engine
8 52 (0.93%) PaaS
9 47 (0.84%) IaaS
10 22 (0.39%) HP Helion
11 19 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.089%) Heroku
13 5 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.071%) Office 365
14 4 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.053%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 274 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 189 (3.36%) Internet
3 173 (3.08%) HTTP
4 99 (1.76%) Ethernet
5 53 (0.94%) Wireless
6 47 (0.84%) Network Security
7 31 (0.55%) ATM
7 31 (0.55%) Bluetooth
8 30 (0.53%) GSM
8 30 (0.53%) Profibus
9 27 (0.48%) SSL
9 27 (0.48%) Firewall
10 23 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (0.41%) FTP
11 22 (0.39%) Modbus
12 21 (0.37%) LTE
13 20 (0.36%) UMTS
13 20 (0.36%) VoIP
14 18 (0.32%) LDAP
15 17 (0.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 929 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 522 (9.29%) MySQL
3 300 (5.34%) Relational Database
4 283 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 231 (4.11%) Big Data
6 213 (3.79%) NoSQL
7 148 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 129 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 117 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 110 (1.96%) Oracle Database
11 99 (1.76%) Apache Hive
12 73 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 65 (1.16%) Redis
14 59 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 57 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
15 57 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (0.66%) Riak
18 34 (0.61%) RavenDB
18 34 (0.61%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 532 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 410 (7.30%) Visual Studio
3 306 (5.45%) Subversion
4 286 (5.09%) Jenkins
5 265 (4.72%) JUnit
6 258 (4.59%) Selenium
7 252 (4.48%) Maven
8 227 (4.04%) JIRA
9 218 (3.88%) Eclipse
10 208 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 179 (3.19%) NUnit
12 161 (2.87%) Ant
13 104 (1.85%) TeamCity
13 104 (1.85%) Hudson
14 103 (1.83%) WebDriver
15 89 (1.58%) Cucumber
16 74 (1.32%) MSTest
17 67 (1.19%) Gradle
18 63 (1.12%) Artifactory
19 57 (1.01%) Moq
General
1 615 (10.95%) Finance
2 338 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 298 (5.30%) Retail
4 284 (5.05%) Electronics
5 189 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 189 (3.36%) Games
6 137 (2.44%) Automotive
7 135 (2.40%) Banking
8 97 (1.73%) Marketing
9 95 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 87 (1.55%) Aerospace
11 67 (1.19%) Military
12 39 (0.69%) Back Office
13 36 (0.64%) Publishing
14 35 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.43%) Front Office
16 24 (0.43%) Legal
17 22 (0.39%) Advertising
18 13 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1591 (28.31%) .NET
2 1180 (21.00%) HTML
3 860 (15.31%) ASP.NET
4 755 (13.44%) CSS
5 725 (12.90%) Web Services
6 660 (11.75%) jQuery
7 606 (10.78%) XML
8 510 (9.08%) Spring
9 430 (7.65%) WPF
10 428 (7.62%) HTML5
11 424 (7.55%) WCF
12 385 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 377 (6.71%) J2EE
14 368 (6.55%) REST
15 292 (5.20%) AngularJS
16 260 (4.63%) Hibernate
17 255 (4.54%) JSON
18 244 (4.34%) .NET Framework
19 226 (4.02%) SOAP
20 215 (3.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1182 (21.04%) Computer Science
2 496 (8.83%) Mathematics
3 390 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 368 (6.55%) Algorithms
5 235 (4.18%) Physics
6 218 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 192 (3.42%) Data Structures
8 188 (3.35%) Visualisation
9 148 (2.63%) Mobile App
10 142 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
11 131 (2.33%) User Experience
12 104 (1.85%) Device Driver
13 96 (1.71%) Digital Media
14 95 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
15 94 (1.67%) Client/Server
16 76 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 64 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
18 58 (1.03%) Social Media
19 57 (1.01%) NHS
20 55 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1394 (24.81%) Linux
2 985 (17.53%) Windows
3 528 (9.40%) UNIX
4 385 (6.85%) Android
5 305 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 84 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 58 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 44 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
10 32 (0.57%) Solaris
11 30 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 28 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 27 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 26 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 23 (0.41%) Windows CE
16 19 (0.34%) VxWorks
16 19 (0.34%) Windows XP
17 16 (0.28%) Windows 2000
18 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5039 (89.68%) Software Engineering
2 2293 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
3 1019 (18.13%) TDD
4 1006 (17.90%) OO
5 853 (15.18%) Scrum
6 807 (14.36%) MVC
7 635 (11.30%) SDLC
8 630 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
9 437 (7.78%) Multithreading
10 418 (7.44%) Unit Testing
11 388 (6.91%) BDD
12 381 (6.78%) OOD
13 368 (6.55%) Mentoring
14 349 (6.21%) OOP
15 332 (5.91%) Open Source
16 302 (5.37%) UML
17 290 (5.16%) E-Commerce
18 257 (4.57%) Web Development
19 205 (3.65%) Automated Testing
20 201 (3.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2204 (39.22%) C++
2 2189 (38.96%) C#
3 2175 (38.71%) Java
4 1657 (29.49%) SQL
5 1390 (24.74%) JavaScript
6 1253 (22.30%) C
7 962 (17.12%) Python
8 390 (6.94%) PHP
9 291 (5.18%) Ruby
10 275 (4.89%) Embedded C
11 271 (4.82%) Perl
12 231 (4.11%) Embedded C++
13 206 (3.67%) Scala
14 191 (3.40%) T-SQL
15 162 (2.88%) VB.NET
16 151 (2.69%) Objective-C
17 134 (2.38%) PL/SQL
18 120 (2.14%) VB
19 108 (1.92%) Shell Script
20 106 (1.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1717 (30.56%) Degree
2 243 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 138 (2.46%) PhD
4 119 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 89 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 74 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (0.82%) ISEB
8 27 (0.48%) MCP
9 26 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.28%) CCNA
11 14 (0.25%) HND
11 14 (0.25%) MCSE
11 14 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.21%) CISSP
12 12 (0.21%) SSCP
12 12 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
12 12 (0.21%) GIAC
13 9 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (5.68%) QA
2 38 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.43%) DO-178B
4 19 (0.34%) TickIT
5 18 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (0.28%) SLA
7 15 (0.27%) EMIR
8 10 (0.18%) GAMP
9 9 (0.16%) JTAG
10 5 (0.089%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.071%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.053%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.036%) WCAG
14 1 (0.018%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.018%) GMP
System Software
1 200 (3.56%) Firmware
2 158 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (1.71%) Docker
4 49 (0.87%) Xen
5 46 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 44 (0.78%) Active Directory
7 40 (0.71%) KVM
8 37 (0.66%) LXC
9 35 (0.62%) Varnish
10 30 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.18%) vSphere
13 9 (0.16%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.11%) XenServer
14 6 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.071%) iptables
16 3 (0.053%) vCloud
16 3 (0.053%) QEMU
16 3 (0.053%) NFS
Systems Management
1 103 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 97 (1.73%) Puppet
3 66 (1.17%) Ansible
4 26 (0.46%) WMI
5 22 (0.39%) Nagios
6 19 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 16 (0.28%) logstash
8 15 (0.27%) Graphite
8 15 (0.27%) StatsD
9 10 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 9 (0.16%) SCCM
10 9 (0.16%) Kubernetes
11 8 (0.14%) Kibana
11 8 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.11%) OPNET
12 6 (0.11%) Salt
12 6 (0.11%) OpenNMS
13 5 (0.089%) collectd
13 5 (0.089%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 657 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 617 (10.98%) Oracle
3 181 (3.22%) VMware
4 158 (2.81%) Google
5 63 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 53 (0.94%) Xamarin
7 52 (0.93%) SAP
8 39 (0.69%) Apple
9 38 (0.68%) QNX
10 37 (0.66%) Rackspace
11 36 (0.64%) IBM
12 32 (0.57%) HP
12 32 (0.57%) Pega
13 30 (0.53%) Sybase
14 23 (0.41%) TIBCO
15 21 (0.37%) Perforce
16 20 (0.36%) Intel
16 20 (0.36%) Renesas
17 19 (0.34%) Telerik
18 18 (0.32%) Atlassian
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