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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 117 120 148
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2417 2569 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.63% 2.51% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.61% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2079 2117 1937
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
88379 98270 105547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75125 82336 85945
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +49 683 £55,000 - 100
South East +11 666 £45,000 +5.88% 94
East of England +7 302 £43,500 +2.35% 49
South West -12 286 £42,500 +6.25% 60
Yorkshire -23 149 £38,500 -3.75% 32
North West +20 137 £40,000 +6.66% 21
West Midlands -28 108 £37,500 - 13
East Midlands +1 100 £38,000 +2.70% 11
North East +34 40 £32,000 +8.47% 8
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 4606 (98.00%) Software Engineering
2 2078 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
3 1996 (42.47%) C++
4 1904 (40.51%) Java
5 1803 (38.36%) C#
6 1364 (29.02%) JavaScript
7 1334 (28.38%) Degree
8 1275 (27.13%) SQL
9 1229 (26.15%) .NET
10 1139 (24.23%) Linux
11 1124 (23.91%) HTML
12 1003 (21.34%) C
13 968 (20.60%) TDD
14 936 (19.91%) OO
15 924 (19.66%) Computer Science
16 865 (18.40%) Python
17 816 (17.36%) CSS
18 788 (16.77%) Scrum
19 738 (15.70%) Windows
20 631 (13.43%) Finance
21 621 (13.21%) Web Services
22 604 (12.85%) SQL Server
23 602 (12.81%) MVC
24 599 (12.74%) ASP.NET
25 508 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
26 489 (10.40%) Git (software)
27 458 (9.74%) HTML5
27 458 (9.74%) AngularJS
28 440 (9.36%) Oracle
29 438 (9.32%) Multithreading

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
1 140 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
2 104 (2.21%) Apache
3 93 (1.98%) Apache Spark
4 91 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 71 (1.51%) IIS
6 50 (1.06%) Confluence
7 45 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 45 (0.96%) JBoss
8 33 (0.70%) CMS
9 26 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 24 (0.51%) nginx
11 22 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 20 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.36%) CICS
13 17 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 16 (0.34%) SharePoint
15 15 (0.32%) Mule
15 15 (0.32%) SAS
16 14 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 173 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 40 (0.85%) MS Office
3 25 (0.53%) Simulink
4 18 (0.38%) TargetLink
5 11 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.19%) HipChat
8 6 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.043%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 30 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
4 8 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.15%) Magento
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.085%) Summit
8 3 (0.064%) assyst
8 3 (0.064%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.043%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.021%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.021%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.021%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 280 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (1.91%) SaaS
4 69 (1.47%) GitHub
5 50 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (0.72%) PaaS
8 21 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.36%) IaaS
10 16 (0.34%) iTunes
11 14 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 8 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.15%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.13%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 181 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 119 (2.53%) HTTP
3 104 (2.21%) Internet
4 47 (1.00%) Ethernet
5 32 (0.68%) Wireless
6 31 (0.66%) Network Security
6 31 (0.66%) RS-485
7 28 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 27 (0.57%) SNMP
9 22 (0.47%) RS-232
10 21 (0.45%) LTE
11 20 (0.43%) LDAP
11 20 (0.43%) SMTP
12 19 (0.40%) Profibus
13 17 (0.36%) VoIP
14 16 (0.34%) Bluetooth
14 16 (0.34%) FTP
15 15 (0.32%) Firewall
15 15 (0.32%) GSM
15 15 (0.32%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 604 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 345 (7.34%) NoSQL
3 320 (6.81%) Big Data
4 318 (6.77%) MySQL
5 236 (5.02%) MongoDB
6 220 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 206 (4.38%) Hadoop
8 103 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 101 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 71 (1.51%) Oracle Database
11 60 (1.28%) Redis
12 54 (1.15%) Apache Hive
12 54 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 43 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 41 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 38 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 36 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (0.70%) Data Mining
18 28 (0.60%) GIS
19 27 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 489 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 300 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 228 (4.85%) Subversion
4 208 (4.43%) Jenkins
5 156 (3.32%) JUnit
6 149 (3.17%) JIRA
7 142 (3.02%) Maven
8 134 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 111 (2.36%) Selenium
10 107 (2.28%) NUnit
11 91 (1.94%) Eclipse
12 78 (1.66%) Cucumber
13 76 (1.62%) TeamCity
14 59 (1.26%) MSTest
15 42 (0.89%) Mercurial
15 42 (0.89%) Mockito
16 39 (0.83%) Ant
17 37 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 35 (0.74%) LabVIEW
18 35 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 631 (13.43%) Finance
2 255 (5.43%) Electronics
3 252 (5.36%) Games
4 246 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 124 (2.64%) Aerospace
6 118 (2.51%) Retail
7 109 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 108 (2.30%) Automotive
9 84 (1.79%) Marketing
10 79 (1.68%) Banking
11 50 (1.06%) Front Office
12 49 (1.04%) Advertising
13 47 (1.00%) Legal
14 42 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.64%) Back Office
17 28 (0.60%) Investment Banking
18 23 (0.49%) Publishing
19 22 (0.47%) Military
20 18 (0.38%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1229 (26.15%) .NET
2 1124 (23.91%) HTML
3 816 (17.36%) CSS
4 621 (13.21%) Web Services
5 599 (12.74%) ASP.NET
6 458 (9.74%) AngularJS
6 458 (9.74%) HTML5
7 433 (9.21%) jQuery
8 411 (8.74%) XML
9 378 (8.04%) Node.js
10 325 (6.91%) WPF
11 311 (6.62%) WCF
12 307 (6.53%) REST
12 307 (6.53%) Spring
13 256 (5.45%) .NET Framework
14 253 (5.38%) RESTful
15 239 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 226 (4.81%) SOAP
17 215 (4.57%) J2EE
17 215 (4.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 924 (19.66%) Computer Science
2 428 (9.11%) Mathematics
3 303 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 289 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 213 (4.53%) Physics
6 166 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
7 135 (2.87%) Data Structures
8 130 (2.77%) User Experience
9 123 (2.62%) Mobile App
10 105 (2.23%) Visualisation
11 104 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
12 96 (2.04%) Device Driver
13 91 (1.94%) Hedge funds
14 81 (1.72%) Fintech
15 69 (1.47%) Artificial Intelligence
16 59 (1.26%) Digital Media
17 52 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 47 (1.00%) Client/Server
19 43 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
20 39 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1139 (24.23%) Linux
2 738 (15.70%) Windows
3 397 (8.45%) Unix
4 173 (3.68%) Android
5 134 (2.85%) Embedded Linux
6 131 (2.79%) Apple iOS
7 50 (1.06%) VxWorks
8 44 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 33 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 25 (0.53%) Solaris
11 24 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 19 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
14 18 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.32%) Windows XP
17 14 (0.30%) Windows Phone
18 11 (0.23%) Windows CE
19 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4606 (98.00%) Software Engineering
2 2078 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
3 968 (20.60%) TDD
4 936 (19.91%) OO
5 788 (16.77%) Scrum
6 602 (12.81%) MVC
7 508 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 438 (9.32%) Multithreading
9 428 (9.11%) SDLC
10 419 (8.91%) BDD
11 323 (6.87%) OOP
12 318 (6.77%) Unit Testing
13 300 (6.38%) Open Source
14 270 (5.74%) OOD
15 256 (5.45%) DevOps
16 245 (5.21%) Mentoring
17 244 (5.19%) UML
18 214 (4.55%) Web Development
19 204 (4.34%) Automated Testing
20 193 (4.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1996 (42.47%) C++
2 1904 (40.51%) Java
3 1803 (38.36%) C#
4 1364 (29.02%) JavaScript
5 1275 (27.13%) SQL
6 1003 (21.34%) C
7 865 (18.40%) Python
8 265 (5.64%) PHP
9 231 (4.91%) Scala
10 228 (4.85%) Ruby
11 227 (4.83%) Embedded C
12 178 (3.79%) T-SQL
13 169 (3.60%) PL/SQL
14 158 (3.36%) Embedded C++
15 153 (3.26%) Perl
16 133 (2.83%) Bash Shell
17 116 (2.47%) MATLAB
18 87 (1.85%) Go
19 85 (1.81%) Objective-C
19 85 (1.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1334 (28.38%) Degree
2 245 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 169 (3.60%) PhD
4 100 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 65 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 26 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (0.45%) CISSP
8 11 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.21%) CCNA
9 10 (0.21%) GIAC
9 10 (0.21%) HND
9 10 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (0.21%) MCSE
9 10 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (0.21%) SANS
9 10 (0.21%) SSCP
10 7 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.13%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (4.38%) QA
2 69 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 47 (1.00%) MISRA
4 39 (0.83%) DICOM
5 34 (0.72%) MISRA C
6 33 (0.70%) ISO13485
7 18 (0.38%) DO-178B
8 14 (0.30%) SDET
9 12 (0.26%) SLA
10 10 (0.21%) GAMP
10 10 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.19%) IEC 61508
12 8 (0.17%) GCP
12 8 (0.17%) ISO 14001
12 8 (0.17%) WCAG
13 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (0.13%) ISO15022
14 6 (0.13%) ISO20022
15 5 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 129 (2.74%) Firmware
2 108 (2.30%) Docker
3 22 (0.47%) HDFS
4 20 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.21%) Kamailio
10 7 (0.15%) NFS
11 6 (0.13%) OpenSIPS
12 4 (0.085%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.085%) Xen
13 3 (0.064%) vSphere
14 2 (0.043%) LXC
14 2 (0.043%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.021%) KVM
15 1 (0.021%) XenApp
15 1 (0.021%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 75 (1.60%) Puppet
2 71 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (0.85%) Ansible
4 17 (0.36%) WMI
5 14 (0.30%) StatsD
6 13 (0.28%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.26%) Graphite
8 11 (0.23%) Grafana
8 11 (0.23%) Kibana
8 11 (0.23%) Oozie
9 10 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
9 10 (0.21%) Salt
10 8 (0.17%) Terraform
11 6 (0.13%) logstash
12 3 (0.064%) Control-M
12 3 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.043%) Mesos
13 2 (0.043%) Nagios
13 2 (0.043%) Packer
13 2 (0.043%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 440 (9.36%) Oracle
2 427 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 70 (1.49%) Sophos
4 57 (1.21%) Google
5 42 (0.89%) Atlassian
6 40 (0.85%) SAP
7 37 (0.79%) Apple
8 36 (0.77%) TIBCO
9 33 (0.70%) Zend
10 30 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (0.60%) IBM
12 26 (0.55%) Informatica
13 24 (0.51%) VMware
14 23 (0.49%) Progress
14 23 (0.49%) Red Hat
15 21 (0.45%) Xamarin
16 17 (0.36%) Perforce
17 15 (0.32%) Cisco
18 12 (0.26%) Facebook
18 12 (0.26%) Telerik
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, + Large Pension, Relocation, PMI...
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Torquay, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago