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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 123 131 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2461 2380 2617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.61% 2.40% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.48% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2135 2027 2288
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average 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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
London +56 699 £60,000 +14.28% 85
South East +4 641 £45,000 +5.88% 116
East of England -8 327 £45,000 +5.88% 40
South West -2 323 £40,000 - 63
North West +54 144 £42,500 +13.33% 34
Yorkshire +12 142 £43,000 +7.50% 31
East Midlands +43 114 £36,000 -10.00% 12
West Midlands -40 88 £37,500 -6.25% 15
North East -6 16 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4943 (97.84%) Software Engineering
2 2065 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
3 2049 (40.56%) Java
4 2027 (40.12%) C++
5 1957 (38.74%) C#
6 1608 (31.83%) JavaScript
7 1468 (29.06%) SQL
8 1462 (28.94%) Degree
9 1356 (26.84%) .NET
10 1253 (24.80%) Linux
11 1208 (23.91%) HTML
12 1117 (22.11%) TDD
13 1097 (21.71%) C
14 1077 (21.32%) OO
15 998 (19.75%) Computer Science
16 942 (18.65%) CSS
17 887 (17.56%) Python
18 879 (17.40%) Scrum
19 809 (16.01%) Windows
20 782 (15.48%) MVC
21 758 (15.00%) Web Services
22 750 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
23 720 (14.25%) SQL Server
24 667 (13.20%) ASP.NET
25 624 (12.35%) Finance
26 571 (11.30%) jQuery
27 563 (11.14%) Git (software)
28 557 (11.03%) XML
29 527 (10.43%) Oracle
30 520 (10.29%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 327 (6.47%) Node.js
2 208 (4.12%) Apache
3 132 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 124 (2.45%) JBoss
5 109 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 71 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 70 (1.39%) Apache Pig
8 64 (1.27%) IIS
9 56 (1.11%) Apache Spark
10 55 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 49 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 45 (0.89%) Apache Solr
13 36 (0.71%) nginx
14 35 (0.69%) NServiceBus
15 27 (0.53%) GlassFish
16 26 (0.51%) CMS
17 23 (0.46%) Mule
18 18 (0.36%) Drupal
19 13 (0.26%) Confluence
20 12 (0.24%) CICS
Applications
1 136 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 42 (0.83%) Simulink
3 20 (0.40%) TargetLink
4 16 (0.32%) MS Office
5 14 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.099%) HipChat
6 5 (0.099%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.040%) MS Project
7 2 (0.040%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.040%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.020%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.020%) GIMP
8 1 (0.020%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 30 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
4 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.079%) Magento
7 3 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.020%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 282 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (2.30%) SaaS
4 81 (1.60%) GitHub
5 67 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 55 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 40 (0.79%) PaaS
9 32 (0.63%) Google App Engine
10 30 (0.59%) Amazon S3
11 27 (0.53%) IaaS
12 9 (0.18%) HP Helion
13 8 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.16%) Force.com
14 7 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.14%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.079%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 339 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 208 (4.12%) Internet
3 160 (3.17%) HTTP
4 77 (1.52%) Network Security
5 66 (1.31%) Firewall
6 65 (1.29%) Ethernet
7 57 (1.13%) Wireless
8 49 (0.97%) RS-232
9 46 (0.91%) RS-485
10 32 (0.63%) Bluetooth
11 31 (0.61%) SSL
11 31 (0.61%) ZigBee
12 30 (0.59%) LDAP
13 23 (0.46%) Wireshark
14 20 (0.40%) AMQP
14 20 (0.40%) MQTT
15 19 (0.38%) RFID
16 18 (0.36%) VoIP
17 17 (0.34%) 3G
17 17 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 495 (9.80%) MySQL
3 386 (7.64%) NoSQL
4 353 (6.99%) Big Data
5 260 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 252 (4.99%) MongoDB
7 217 (4.30%) Hadoop
8 171 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
9 114 (2.26%) Redis
10 112 (2.22%) Apache Hive
11 107 (2.12%) RDBMS
12 104 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 80 (1.58%) Oracle Database
14 62 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 60 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (0.73%) Couchbase
17 35 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 34 (0.67%) HBase
19 32 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
20 30 (0.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 563 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 334 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 331 (6.55%) Visual Studio
4 291 (5.76%) Subversion
5 279 (5.52%) Maven
6 241 (4.77%) JUnit
7 179 (3.54%) NUnit
8 176 (3.48%) Selenium
9 153 (3.03%) JIRA
10 131 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 120 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 118 (2.34%) Ant
13 113 (2.24%) TeamCity
14 95 (1.88%) SpecFlow
15 92 (1.82%) Cucumber
16 78 (1.54%) Mercurial
17 69 (1.37%) Moq
18 66 (1.31%) Mockito
18 66 (1.31%) MSTest
19 65 (1.29%) Hudson
General
1 624 (12.35%) Finance
2 326 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 223 (4.41%) Electronics
4 185 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 176 (3.48%) Retail
6 174 (3.44%) Games
7 165 (3.27%) Banking
8 115 (2.28%) Aerospace
9 113 (2.24%) Automotive
10 99 (1.96%) Marketing
11 62 (1.23%) Investment Banking
12 55 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 52 (1.03%) Advertising
14 38 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
15 37 (0.73%) Legal
16 31 (0.61%) Military
17 30 (0.59%) Avionics
17 30 (0.59%) Front Office
18 25 (0.49%) Publishing
19 20 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1356 (26.84%) .NET
2 1208 (23.91%) HTML
3 942 (18.65%) CSS
4 758 (15.00%) Web Services
5 667 (13.20%) ASP.NET
6 571 (11.30%) jQuery
7 557 (11.03%) XML
8 472 (9.34%) HTML5
9 468 (9.26%) AngularJS
10 460 (9.11%) Spring
11 405 (8.02%) WCF
12 394 (7.80%) WPF
13 364 (7.21%) REST
14 308 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 304 (6.02%) SOAP
16 299 (5.92%) J2EE
17 297 (5.88%) RESTful
18 256 (5.07%) CSS3
19 254 (5.03%) JSON
20 251 (4.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 998 (19.75%) Computer Science
2 422 (8.35%) Mathematics
3 271 (5.36%) Algorithms
4 255 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 205 (4.06%) Embedded Systems
6 156 (3.09%) Physics
7 143 (2.83%) Data Structures
8 142 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
9 135 (2.67%) Mobile App
10 121 (2.40%) User Experience
11 115 (2.28%) Visualisation
12 109 (2.16%) Digital Media
13 75 (1.48%) Device Driver
14 67 (1.33%) Cybercrime
15 66 (1.31%) Hedge funds
16 64 (1.27%) N-Tier
17 63 (1.25%) Client/Server
18 49 (0.97%) BYOD
19 43 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 36 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1253 (24.80%) Linux
2 809 (16.01%) Windows
3 437 (8.65%) Unix
4 319 (6.31%) Android
5 248 (4.91%) Apple iOS
6 101 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
7 77 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 40 (0.79%) Windows CE
9 34 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
10 30 (0.59%) VxWorks
11 25 (0.49%) Windows Server
12 24 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (0.44%) Windows Phone
14 19 (0.38%) Solaris
14 19 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.30%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (0.24%) FreeBSD
18 12 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4943 (97.84%) Software Engineering
2 2065 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
3 1117 (22.11%) TDD
4 1077 (21.32%) OO
5 879 (17.40%) Scrum
6 782 (15.48%) MVC
7 750 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
8 520 (10.29%) Multithreading
9 476 (9.42%) Unit Testing
10 430 (8.51%) SDLC
11 421 (8.33%) BDD
12 376 (7.44%) Mentoring
13 373 (7.38%) OOD
14 364 (7.21%) OOP
15 328 (6.49%) UML
16 295 (5.84%) Open Source
17 255 (5.05%) SOA
18 226 (4.47%) Web Development
19 222 (4.39%) DevOps
20 221 (4.37%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2049 (40.56%) Java
2 2027 (40.12%) C++
3 1957 (38.74%) C#
4 1608 (31.83%) JavaScript
5 1468 (29.06%) SQL
6 1097 (21.71%) C
7 887 (17.56%) Python
8 397 (7.86%) PHP
9 261 (5.17%) Ruby
10 243 (4.81%) Embedded C
11 199 (3.94%) Objective-C
12 180 (3.56%) Perl
13 173 (3.42%) T-SQL
14 155 (3.07%) Scala
15 154 (3.05%) Embedded C++
16 145 (2.87%) PL/SQL
17 120 (2.38%) Bash Shell
18 96 (1.90%) VB.NET
19 89 (1.76%) MATLAB
20 82 (1.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1462 (28.94%) Degree
2 263 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 112 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 90 (1.78%) PhD
5 85 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 68 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 66 (1.31%) CCNA
7 66 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (1.31%) CISSP
7 66 (1.31%) GIAC
7 66 (1.31%) Linux+ Certification
7 66 (1.31%) MCSE
7 66 (1.31%) SANS
7 66 (1.31%) SSCP
8 30 (0.59%) HND
9 24 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (0.24%) HNC
11 7 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.12%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.099%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (4.99%) QA
2 48 (0.95%) MISRA
3 41 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 22 (0.44%) TickIT
5 21 (0.42%) DO-178B
5 21 (0.42%) MISRA C
6 17 (0.34%) SDET
7 14 (0.28%) ISO 9000
8 12 (0.24%) ISO15022
8 12 (0.24%) ISO20022
8 12 (0.24%) SLA
9 7 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.14%) EMIR
10 6 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.12%) ISO13485
11 5 (0.099%) GAMP
11 5 (0.099%) GPG13
11 5 (0.099%) ISO22301
11 5 (0.099%) ISO26262
11 5 (0.099%) SEPA
System Software
1 208 (4.12%) Firmware
2 99 (1.96%) Docker
3 58 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.77%) Xen
5 28 (0.55%) Varnish
6 25 (0.49%) Active Directory
7 23 (0.46%) HDFS
7 23 (0.46%) LXC
8 14 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (0.26%) KVM
10 11 (0.22%) NFS
11 7 (0.14%) Hyper-V
12 6 (0.12%) iptables
12 6 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.12%) XenServer
13 5 (0.099%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.099%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.079%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.079%) vSphere
15 3 (0.059%) zsh
Systems Management
1 151 (2.99%) Puppet
2 120 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (2.18%) Ansible
4 49 (0.97%) WMI
5 24 (0.48%) Terraform
6 10 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.16%) Kibana
7 8 (0.16%) logstash
8 7 (0.14%) Oozie
8 7 (0.14%) Salt
9 5 (0.099%) Wonderware InTouch
10 4 (0.079%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.079%) Mesos
10 4 (0.079%) SCCM
10 4 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.059%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.059%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.059%) StatsD
12 2 (0.040%) Graphite
12 2 (0.040%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 527 (10.43%) Oracle
2 479 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 97 (1.92%) Google
4 70 (1.39%) VMware
5 65 (1.29%) Apple
6 41 (0.81%) Sybase
7 40 (0.79%) Informatica
8 39 (0.77%) Red Hat
9 34 (0.67%) SAP
10 30 (0.59%) IBM
10 30 (0.59%) QNX
10 30 (0.59%) Telerik
11 28 (0.55%) Progress
11 28 (0.55%) Sophos
11 28 (0.55%) Xamarin
12 27 (0.53%) hybris
13 26 (0.51%) Intel
13 26 (0.51%) Perforce
14 25 (0.49%) TIBCO
14 25 (0.49%) Zend
London
Aire
Salary: £36,000-£48,000
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, Yorkshire
Homeloan Management Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
SaleCycle
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000000 - £50000.0000000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + home working
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, training, pension, holiday...
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago