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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
UK / England
Rank 94 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2313 2495 2362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.98% 2.62% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 2.72% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1872 2136 1997
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
74873 91880 96090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62548 77866 79959
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +29 654 £57,500 -4.16% 110
South East -8 439 £50,000 +11.11% 73
East of England +14 342 £45,000 - 65
South West +7 290 £40,000 -3.03% 53
Yorkshire +60 210 £42,500 - 32
North West 0 173 £45,500 +1.11% 36
West Midlands +56 110 £41,250 +17.85% 14
East Midlands -21 76 £40,000 +14.28% 12
North East +3 18 £40,000 - 5
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 4598 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 2085 (44.24%) Java
3 1946 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1893 (40.17%) C++
5 1638 (34.75%) C#
6 1503 (31.89%) JavaScript
7 1264 (26.82%) SQL
8 1253 (26.59%) Linux
9 1167 (24.76%) Degree
10 1164 (24.70%) HTML
11 1137 (24.12%) C
12 1114 (23.64%) Python
13 1096 (23.25%) .NET
14 839 (17.80%) Computer Science
15 832 (17.65%) CSS
16 802 (17.02%) OO
17 793 (16.83%) TDD
18 754 (16.00%) Scrum
19 643 (13.64%) Windows
20 610 (12.94%) Finance
21 599 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
22 588 (12.48%) MVC
23 574 (12.18%) Git (software)
24 565 (11.99%) Web Services
25 551 (11.69%) AngularJS
26 549 (11.65%) ASP.NET
27 531 (11.27%) SQL Server
28 461 (9.78%) MySQL
29 441 (9.36%) NoSQL
30 432 (9.17%) Spring

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
1 170 (3.61%) Apache Spark
2 167 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
3 116 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 110 (2.33%) JBoss
5 102 (2.16%) Apache
6 74 (1.57%) Apache Pig
7 67 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 67 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 62 (1.32%) IIS
9 55 (1.17%) Confluence
10 32 (0.68%) SharePoint
11 28 (0.59%) CMS
11 28 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 27 (0.57%) Jetty
12 27 (0.57%) nginx
13 17 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (0.34%) GlassFish
15 15 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
15 15 (0.32%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 167 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.62%) Simulink
3 22 (0.47%) MS Office
4 21 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.13%) Stateflow
6 5 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.11%) SPSS
7 3 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.064%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.021%) Blender
9 1 (0.021%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.021%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 18 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.085%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.085%) Magento
6 3 (0.064%) Summit
7 2 (0.042%) BASE24
7 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.042%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.042%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.042%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.021%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.021%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 318 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (2.36%) SaaS
4 106 (2.25%) GitHub
5 64 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (0.68%) Office 365
7 28 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (0.57%) PaaS
9 25 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
11 16 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (0.25%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.13%) Google Play
14 6 (0.13%) IaaS
14 6 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
15 4 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 259 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 124 (2.63%) Wireless
3 119 (2.52%) HTTP
4 113 (2.40%) Bluetooth
5 102 (2.16%) Ethernet
6 100 (2.12%) Internet
7 67 (1.42%) RS-485
8 60 (1.27%) RS-232
9 56 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
10 48 (1.02%) ZigBee
11 39 (0.83%) GSM
12 38 (0.81%) Firewall
13 36 (0.76%) LDAP
14 29 (0.62%) GPRS
15 26 (0.55%) Kerberos
16 24 (0.51%) SSL
17 23 (0.49%) Network Security
18 21 (0.45%) FTP
19 20 (0.42%) SNMP
20 19 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 461 (9.78%) MySQL
3 441 (9.36%) NoSQL
4 326 (6.92%) MongoDB
5 298 (6.32%) Big Data
6 239 (5.07%) Relational Database
7 201 (4.26%) Hadoop
8 139 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 117 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 93 (1.97%) Apache Hive
11 92 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 80 (1.70%) Redis
13 49 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 40 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (0.64%) Data Mining
16 29 (0.62%) Blockchain
17 26 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 25 (0.53%) CouchDB
19 24 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 574 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 327 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 299 (6.34%) Visual Studio
4 256 (5.43%) Subversion
5 204 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 178 (3.78%) JUnit
7 177 (3.76%) Maven
8 155 (3.29%) JIRA
9 147 (3.12%) Selenium
10 128 (2.72%) NUnit
11 123 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 108 (2.29%) TeamCity
13 93 (1.97%) Cucumber
14 90 (1.91%) Ant
15 84 (1.78%) Mercurial
16 75 (1.59%) Eclipse
17 74 (1.57%) MSTest
18 59 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
19 55 (1.17%) Gradle
20 54 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 610 (12.94%) Finance
2 302 (6.41%) Electronics
3 193 (4.10%) Games
4 168 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 138 (2.93%) Retail
6 136 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 135 (2.86%) Banking
8 119 (2.52%) Automotive
9 79 (1.68%) Marketing
10 76 (1.61%) Aerospace
11 56 (1.19%) Military
12 41 (0.87%) Legal
13 36 (0.76%) Advertising
14 31 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 30 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.51%) Front Office
18 17 (0.36%) Online Betting
19 16 (0.34%) Publishing
20 15 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1164 (24.70%) HTML
2 1096 (23.25%) .NET
3 832 (17.65%) CSS
4 565 (11.99%) Web Services
5 551 (11.69%) AngularJS
6 549 (11.65%) ASP.NET
7 432 (9.17%) Spring
8 417 (8.85%) HTML5
9 415 (8.81%) XML
10 410 (8.70%) jQuery
11 362 (7.68%) Node.js
12 351 (7.45%) RESTful
13 342 (7.26%) REST
14 261 (5.54%) .NET Framework
14 261 (5.54%) WPF
15 246 (5.22%) WCF
16 239 (5.07%) SOAP
17 236 (5.01%) Hibernate
18 233 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
19 221 (4.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 839 (17.80%) Computer Science
2 325 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 187 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 161 (3.42%) Embedded Systems
5 141 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 140 (2.97%) User Experience
7 121 (2.57%) Fintech
8 81 (1.72%) Device Driver
8 81 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 74 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 49 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 44 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 41 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
13 35 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 34 (0.72%) Internet of Things
15 29 (0.62%) PKI
16 27 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
16 27 (0.57%) Home Automation
16 27 (0.57%) Life Science
17 26 (0.55%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1253 (26.59%) Linux
2 643 (13.64%) Windows
3 345 (7.32%) Unix
4 232 (4.92%) Android
5 121 (2.57%) Apple iOS
6 107 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
7 40 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 31 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 29 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 28 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.55%) VxWorks
12 21 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 20 (0.42%) CentOS
14 18 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 16 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.32%) AIX
16 15 (0.32%) Solaris
17 13 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (0.23%) Windows 10
18 11 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4598 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 1946 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
3 802 (17.02%) OO
4 793 (16.83%) TDD
5 754 (16.00%) Scrum
6 599 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
7 588 (12.48%) MVC
8 406 (8.61%) SDLC
9 401 (8.51%) Mathematics
10 377 (8.00%) Open Source
11 367 (7.79%) Multithreading
12 347 (7.36%) Microservices
13 339 (7.19%) Unit Testing
14 324 (6.87%) BDD
15 322 (6.83%) DevOps
16 303 (6.43%) UML
17 289 (6.13%) OOP
18 246 (5.22%) Web Development
19 236 (5.01%) Automated Testing
20 234 (4.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2085 (44.24%) Java
2 1893 (40.17%) C++
3 1638 (34.75%) C#
4 1503 (31.89%) JavaScript
5 1264 (26.82%) SQL
6 1137 (24.12%) C
7 1114 (23.64%) Python
8 328 (6.96%) PHP
9 303 (6.43%) Embedded C
10 280 (5.94%) Ruby
11 247 (5.24%) Perl
12 228 (4.84%) Scala
13 201 (4.26%) Embedded C++
14 159 (3.37%) T-SQL
15 140 (2.97%) Bash Shell
16 130 (2.76%) PL/SQL
17 116 (2.46%) Go
18 97 (2.06%) MATLAB
19 91 (1.93%) PowerShell
20 81 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1167 (24.76%) Degree
2 387 (8.21%) Security Cleared
3 159 (3.37%) PhD
4 150 (3.18%) SC Cleared
5 136 (2.89%) DV Cleared
6 32 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 14 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.30%) Postgraduate
10 13 (0.28%) CISSP
11 12 (0.25%) CCNA
11 12 (0.25%) GIAC
11 12 (0.25%) Linux+ Certification
11 12 (0.25%) MCSE
11 12 (0.25%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (0.25%) SANS
11 12 (0.25%) SSCP
12 9 (0.19%) BC Cleared
12 9 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (4.69%) QA
2 48 (1.02%) MISRA
3 27 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 27 (0.57%) SDET
4 17 (0.36%) JTAG
5 14 (0.30%) IEC 61508
5 14 (0.30%) MISRA C
6 13 (0.28%) DO-178B
7 11 (0.23%) GCP
7 11 (0.23%) ISO26262
8 9 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.11%) PA-DSS
11 5 (0.11%) TickIT
12 4 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 3 (0.064%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.064%) ISO13485
14 2 (0.042%) DO-254
14 2 (0.042%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 200 (4.24%) Docker
2 148 (3.14%) Firmware
3 61 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 20 (0.42%) NFS
7 18 (0.38%) HDFS
8 11 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.23%) KVM
9 7 (0.15%) vSphere
10 4 (0.085%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.085%) Xen
11 3 (0.064%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.064%) XenServer
12 2 (0.042%) QEMU
12 2 (0.042%) Snort
13 1 (0.021%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.021%) LXC
Systems Management
1 90 (1.91%) Puppet
2 79 (1.68%) Ansible
3 54 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 36 (0.76%) Nagios
6 26 (0.55%) Terraform
7 17 (0.36%) Mesos
8 16 (0.34%) Grafana
8 16 (0.34%) Kibana
9 11 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (0.23%) rkt
10 8 (0.17%) Graphite
10 8 (0.17%) Opsview
11 6 (0.13%) Riemann
11 6 (0.13%) Salt
12 5 (0.11%) logstash
12 5 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.085%) Icinga
13 4 (0.085%) Packer
Vendors
1 402 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 331 (7.02%) Oracle
3 88 (1.87%) Google
4 74 (1.57%) VMware
5 47 (1.00%) Zend
6 46 (0.98%) Sophos
7 43 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 36 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 34 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (0.66%) Splunk
11 27 (0.57%) Adobe
12 24 (0.51%) Intel
13 22 (0.47%) Dell
13 22 (0.47%) IBM
13 22 (0.47%) SAP
14 20 (0.42%) ILOG
15 19 (0.40%) Twitter
16 17 (0.36%) HP
16 17 (0.36%) Sun
16 17 (0.36%) Talend
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 4 day week
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £85,000 per annum (Graduates welcome to apply as well
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chard, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k plus good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday