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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 108 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2732 3249 3303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.65% 2.90% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.07% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 2838 2815
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,782 £28,825 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,450
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 753 £42,500 - 105
London -32 676 £55,000 - 85
East of England -1 405 £41,500 +3.75% 86
South West -4 343 £40,000 +14.28% 67
North West +4 151 £40,000 +6.66% 26
Yorkshire -21 151 £40,000 - 24
East Midlands -8 128 £40,000 +14.28% 30
West Midlands -18 119 £40,000 +6.66% 19
North East -12 40 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4761 (87.91%) Software Engineering
2 2141 (39.53%) C#
3 2140 (39.51%) C++
4 1940 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1930 (35.64%) Java
6 1701 (31.41%) Degree
7 1567 (28.93%) .NET
8 1467 (27.09%) SQL
9 1403 (25.90%) Linux
10 1357 (25.06%) JavaScript
11 1269 (23.43%) C
12 1135 (20.96%) Computer Science
13 1125 (20.77%) OO
14 1059 (19.55%) HTML
15 993 (18.33%) Windows
16 873 (16.12%) SQL Server
17 864 (15.95%) Python
18 752 (13.88%) ASP.NET
19 746 (13.77%) MVC
20 738 (13.63%) CSS
21 711 (13.13%) TDD
22 699 (12.91%) XML
23 690 (12.74%) Scrum
24 641 (11.84%) Microsoft
25 587 (10.84%) Finance
26 575 (10.62%) Web Services
27 556 (10.27%) jQuery
28 535 (9.88%) Oracle
29 520 (9.60%) UNIX
30 466 (8.60%) OOD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 194 (3.58%) Node.js
2 181 (3.34%) Tomcat
3 163 (3.01%) Apache
4 149 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 120 (2.22%) JBoss
6 110 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 103 (1.90%) IIS
8 96 (1.77%) SharePoint
9 76 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
10 64 (1.18%) CMS
11 46 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 40 (0.74%) OpenStack
13 38 (0.70%) Apache Solr
14 37 (0.68%) GlassFish
15 22 (0.41%) nginx
16 20 (0.37%) Apache Spark
17 18 (0.33%) WordPress
18 16 (0.30%) Drupal
19 13 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
19 13 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 286 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.02%) Simulink
3 47 (0.87%) MS Office
4 33 (0.61%) TargetLink
5 21 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.092%) Mingle
9 3 (0.055%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.037%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.037%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.018%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.018%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 29 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.11%) LabWindows
5 5 (0.092%) SAP MRS
5 5 (0.092%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.092%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.037%) Tridion
7 1 (0.018%) Summit
7 1 (0.018%) HFM
7 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.018%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.018%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.018%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 189 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (2.31%) SaaS
3 89 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (0.44%) GitHub
7 22 (0.41%) PaaS
8 20 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 18 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.20%) IaaS
11 9 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.15%) HP Helion
13 4 (0.074%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.074%) Office 365
14 2 (0.037%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.037%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.037%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.018%) AWS OpsWorks
15 1 (0.018%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 236 (4.36%) TCP/IP
2 182 (3.36%) Internet
3 152 (2.81%) HTTP
4 124 (2.29%) Ethernet
5 113 (2.09%) Wireless
6 42 (0.78%) LDAP
7 37 (0.68%) Bluetooth
7 37 (0.68%) Network Security
8 33 (0.61%) ZigBee
9 32 (0.59%) GSM
9 32 (0.59%) Profibus
10 29 (0.54%) Firewall
11 26 (0.48%) Modbus
12 25 (0.46%) SNMP
13 24 (0.44%) GPRS
14 22 (0.41%) SDH
14 22 (0.41%) MPLS
15 21 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (0.37%) Broadband
16 20 (0.37%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 873 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 432 (7.98%) MySQL
3 310 (5.72%) Relational Database
4 169 (3.12%) Big Data
5 162 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 160 (2.95%) RDBMS
7 146 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 120 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 104 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 88 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 71 (1.31%) Hadoop
11 71 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 60 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 53 (0.98%) Redis
13 53 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
15 34 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
17 27 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 26 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 375 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 308 (5.69%) Visual Studio
3 295 (5.45%) Subversion
4 275 (5.08%) Selenium
5 208 (3.84%) Eclipse
6 201 (3.71%) Maven
6 201 (3.71%) Jenkins
7 186 (3.43%) JUnit
8 176 (3.25%) JIRA
9 164 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 144 (2.66%) NUnit
11 105 (1.94%) WebDriver
12 81 (1.50%) Ant
13 78 (1.44%) Cucumber
14 61 (1.13%) Hudson
14 61 (1.13%) Bugzilla
15 52 (0.96%) SoapUI
16 50 (0.92%) SpecFlow
17 48 (0.89%) JMeter
18 43 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 587 (10.84%) Finance
2 325 (6.00%) Electronics
3 273 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 218 (4.03%) Retail
5 122 (2.25%) Banking
6 120 (2.22%) Games
7 116 (2.14%) Automotive
8 115 (2.12%) Marketing
9 105 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 105 (1.94%) Aerospace
10 60 (1.11%) Military
11 58 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 53 (0.98%) Advertising
13 31 (0.57%) Law
13 31 (0.57%) French Language
14 26 (0.48%) Publishing
15 18 (0.33%) Legal
16 13 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.24%) Billing
16 13 (0.24%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1567 (28.93%) .NET
2 1059 (19.55%) HTML
3 752 (13.88%) ASP.NET
4 738 (13.63%) CSS
5 699 (12.91%) XML
6 575 (10.62%) Web Services
7 556 (10.27%) jQuery
8 460 (8.49%) HTML5
9 456 (8.42%) Spring
10 410 (7.57%) J2EE
11 384 (7.09%) WPF
12 356 (6.57%) WCF
13 285 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 284 (5.24%) REST
15 283 (5.23%) Ajax
16 272 (5.02%) JSON
17 249 (4.60%) SOAP
18 235 (4.34%) AngularJS
19 222 (4.10%) .NET Framework
20 219 (4.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1135 (20.96%) Computer Science
2 461 (8.51%) Mathematics
3 374 (6.91%) Algorithms
4 347 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 320 (5.91%) Open Source
6 203 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 199 (3.67%) Physics
8 187 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
9 167 (3.08%) Mobile App
10 162 (2.99%) User Experience
11 140 (2.58%) Data Structures
12 116 (2.14%) Visualisation
13 108 (1.99%) Device Driver
14 107 (1.98%) Client/Server
15 75 (1.38%) Social Media
16 60 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
17 46 (0.85%) Internet of Things
18 45 (0.83%) Management Information System
19 40 (0.74%) GIS
20 33 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1403 (25.90%) Linux
2 993 (18.33%) Windows
3 520 (9.60%) UNIX
4 320 (5.91%) Android
5 224 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 73 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
7 44 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (0.78%) Solaris
9 38 (0.70%) VxWorks
10 32 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 32 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 26 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (0.42%) CentOS
13 22 (0.41%) Windows CE
14 16 (0.30%) AIX
14 16 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 14 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4761 (87.91%) Software Engineering
2 1940 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1125 (20.77%) OO
4 746 (13.77%) MVC
5 711 (13.13%) TDD
6 690 (12.74%) Scrum
7 466 (8.60%) OOD
8 434 (8.01%) UML
9 428 (7.90%) Multithreading
10 391 (7.22%) Unit Testing
11 345 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
12 329 (6.07%) OOP
13 270 (4.99%) Web Development
14 253 (4.67%) Test Automation
15 250 (4.62%) Automated Testing
16 221 (4.08%) Mentoring
17 217 (4.01%) E-Commerce
18 207 (3.82%) Analytics
19 185 (3.42%) BDD
20 184 (3.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2141 (39.53%) C#
2 2140 (39.51%) C++
3 1930 (35.64%) Java
4 1467 (27.09%) SQL
5 1357 (25.06%) JavaScript
6 1269 (23.43%) C
7 864 (15.95%) Python
8 371 (6.85%) PHP
9 330 (6.09%) Embedded C
10 308 (5.69%) Ruby
11 244 (4.51%) Perl
12 240 (4.43%) Embedded C++
13 162 (2.99%) VB.NET
14 149 (2.75%) MATLAB
15 135 (2.49%) T-SQL
16 133 (2.46%) PL/SQL
17 131 (2.42%) VB
18 127 (2.34%) Objective-C
19 113 (2.09%) Scala
20 103 (1.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1701 (31.41%) Degree
2 283 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 180 (3.32%) PhD
4 151 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 94 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 78 (1.44%) ISEB
7 62 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 46 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (0.33%) HND
11 17 (0.31%) MCP
12 12 (0.22%) OCPJP
12 12 (0.22%) OCMJD
13 10 (0.18%) HNC
14 7 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.11%) MCTS
16 5 (0.092%) MCAD
17 4 (0.074%) IC3 Certification
18 3 (0.055%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (7.90%) QA
2 65 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 39 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 39 (0.72%) JTAG
4 24 (0.44%) DO-178B
5 13 (0.24%) IEC 61508
6 11 (0.20%) SLA
6 11 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.13%) TickIT
8 5 (0.092%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.055%) GAMP
10 2 (0.037%) WCAG
10 2 (0.037%) WAI
11 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.018%) DO-254
11 1 (0.018%) ARP4754
System Software
1 187 (3.45%) Firmware
2 79 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 40 (0.74%) Active Directory
5 32 (0.59%) Docker
6 28 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (0.41%) KVM
8 14 (0.26%) Varnish
9 11 (0.20%) NFS
10 10 (0.18%) Xen
10 10 (0.18%) vSphere
11 9 (0.17%) LXC
11 9 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.15%) QEMU
13 7 (0.13%) qmail
14 4 (0.074%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.055%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.055%) vCloud
16 2 (0.037%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.037%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 58 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 50 (0.92%) Puppet
3 22 (0.41%) Nagios
4 17 (0.31%) Ansible
5 15 (0.28%) OpenNMS
6 14 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.26%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.17%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.13%) yum
8 7 (0.13%) Zenoss
8 7 (0.13%) MOM
9 6 (0.11%) OpenAM
10 5 (0.092%) OPNET
11 3 (0.055%) Mesos
12 2 (0.037%) Graphite
12 2 (0.037%) Kibana
12 2 (0.037%) Control-M
13 1 (0.018%) SCCM
13 1 (0.018%) StatsD
13 1 (0.018%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 641 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 535 (9.88%) Oracle
3 106 (1.96%) VMware
4 96 (1.77%) Google
5 63 (1.16%) IBM
6 47 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 44 (0.81%) SAP
8 43 (0.79%) Sybase
9 35 (0.65%) Apple
10 30 (0.55%) Perforce
11 29 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (0.48%) Pega
13 25 (0.46%) BEA
13 25 (0.46%) Cisco
14 23 (0.42%) HP
14 23 (0.42%) Zend
14 23 (0.42%) Cramer
15 22 (0.41%) Informatica
15 22 (0.41%) Twitter
16 21 (0.39%) Rackspace
West London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lancashire
AMsource Technology Limited
Salary: Pension, Holiday, life insurance
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum base.
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 9 hours ago